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Chief lumbering, railway,, mining, agricultural and navigation centre between Calgary
and'the Pnciflc ocean.
The Mail-Herald
Published twice weekly— T."jA
by everyone—The rccognii 1
advertising medium for tht
city and district. i
■k ->• 72
$2.50 Per Year
The following interesting account
of a climb by W. Bews und W. W. Lefeaux to thc topmost peak of Mount
Begbie has been written for the Mail-
Wc havc heard someone make use
ofthe expression that "it takes all
kinds of people to make a world."
Probably it does. Jf wicked 1'eoile
are a necessity in order that our virtu is may ho expressed, we ar; Inclined to think that those who climb
mountains have a certain amount of
thanks coming to them from those
who stay below. At least that is
our opinion when we picture to ourselves the physical exhaustion necessitated by a hard day's climbing
through bush and over rocks ind ice
to reach points frequented by the eagles. Of course the camp meal and
camp fire at the end of the lay n.&y
bo some compensation, and the altitude on a high summit may be conducive to the highest reflections.
Anyway, seeing that all things have
causes, no doubt climbers have reasons therefore.
Last week Vi. Bews and Vi. V7. Lefeaux suddenly decided to get to the
top of Mt. Begbie and silently stole
away at five o'clock Sunday morning. Vie did not sec them, but that
is the report.
Tea, brewed thc night before and
kept In a thermos bottle, together
With some sandwiches comprised the
breakfast partaken of at the ond of
the Begbie road, to which point the
former gentleman's car transported
the twain. Some day, when the road,
or pony trail, reaches the top of the
mountain, wc too hope to make the
The car was left about six a. Bl.,
packs of about 25 pounds each shouldered and the trail bit for the skyline and the objective. We said 'trail'
That we must recall for they positively assert that nature has protected Begbie from the foot of man by
planting about as many obstacles as
possible in the shape of bush, de it's
clubs, logs and other impediments
that it is possible to pile up and yet
leave surmountable after due effort.
Sunday was a hot day. Does one
perspire freely? There is lots more
water in tho creeks! Southerly for
about four miles through bush and
over hummocks took them to the
lake and BWamp at the foot of the
sky-line shme running from thc Columbia river towards Begbie. Theoretically the top of a hog's back is
good going.
Rotten fallen trees, devil's clubs,
six feet hish, berry slopes, rock bluffs,
fifty-five degree si.iehill and juniper
bush slides that first make one swoat
and then weep. arc a few of the
things stored up on that hillside.
However, routs and bear, possibly a
few cariboo have been over that way
before nnd in places for a few hundred foot. Cm discerning eye can follow what is known as a game trail.
Darkness overtook them before reaching the crown of the shoulder and a
drop of not a thousand feet brought
in sight a possible camping place on
the creek side. It is said that tea
.•ind a cnmji fire after bucking brush
and hillside for thirteen hours with a
pack on one's Mack, are found rather
acceptable.   Probably they nre.
A tritlo over tired to sloop for long
stretches with n rock pillow and
Ci ound mattress, but what does thnt
matter? It gives one opportunities t.i
nttend to the fire, &c.
Bed wns early evacuated, breakfast
consumed nnd the creek-bed trail hit
by G a.m. At seven o'clock a sjiot
about the timber line was selected
for the permanent camp from which
to make the nttnek on the summit.
Hero packs wore slung between trees
to avoid the attention of Mr. Porcupine. Mr. Bear rnn probably reach
them but then some cbnnces must be
tnken. Eight o'clock—thc last clump
nf trees and a rainstorm for nhout
an hour. Ten o'clock—the south
edge of the glaciers, On the ire, bin'b
consisting of two sandwiches and
two biscuits encb. was partaken of,
accompanied bv Ice water ftlie real
thing! nnd rain on ico too. Thoy say
thr latter wa■• wei nnd cold when it
first penetrated to the skin. Wo do
not  challenge the statement.
llodirlng crevnssos, scrambling over
n niornlne, keeping one's feet for two
nnd n hnlf miles from the south--ly
to tho northerly edge of the two "Mi
Cfers, dodging rnin di'e.ns ami hooping
.•wnrm—nil on ice—wns most oxHllar
atlng nrrni ding to their story. Wo
have no dlrecl evidence to disprove!
But the goal was in sight. Against
the sky-line, two thousand feet higher up, could be plainly distinguished
the stone man. But how to get
The snow aerotos led nowhere nnd
the bergschound provided an abyss
that yawned threateningly. 1'ji over
the ice was evidently no way to p.et
onto the rock. Time was precious,
so skirting the northerly edge of the
I ico Held it was decided, after a consultation , to attack thc face of the
north jieak.
Climbing rock chimneys by pusning
the other fellow up and then lotting
him pull you up, hanging to a couple
of inches of rock, negotiating loose
rock slides, stepping on treacherous
moss, swinging by an ice axe nnd
playing spider with a nice little drop
uf a thousand feet or so underneath
may he sport, but the office chair
looks good to us.
At 2.30 the summit of the north
peak was reached and it is not recorded that any, other than goats
went up the face route before. They
report not feeling too frosh. But that
cairn on the main peak had to lie
reached and it was negotiated hy
A little descriptive work being necessary here, we will lot them tell the
• est of the story in their own words.
"Yes, we were feeling a trifle hungry, hut the pleasure of achieving our
object together with the extraordinary and rather uncanny atmospheric
conditions made us forget all about
that. We wero up in the clouds
with a regular hurricane blowing.
The time that those clouds wore making we could only surmise. Somewhere down below us we could hear a
roar of wind surging through the
rocks and see vast clouds charging
out of sjiace and coming straight at
us, then we would crouch behind the
stone cairn or the lee side of a rock
while a biting shower of rain or hail
fell nil around. At times the clouds
would break on the mountain side
some hundreds of feet below us and
whirl round both sides without covering the summit nt all. At these
times the sun would be shining
brightly. f.ir wo were above tbe
clouds, producing an indescribable effect. It appeared f'ir a few minutes
as if we were in a sea of angry til-
lows, perched on a rock, with the
waves breaking all around and
ing to snatch us down. Then
clouds would all blow away and
could get a beautiful view of
Columbia    valley  with  range
Buoscito's Bondsmen Anxious
to be Released—Speedy
Trials Asked
Mike Perico charged with stabbing
Joseph Colarch and B. Raglione
charged with an indecent offence ap-
peared before Judge Forin this morning in the County court and elected
for speedy trial. Thoy will appear
for trial at the next sitting of thc
In the rase of Hex vs. Buoscio, W.
II. Karris on behalf of tbe sureties
for defendant, who is now out on bail
applied for an order for arrest. They
desired to surrender defendant and he
released from their bonds. Defendant,
Mr. Farris said, was believed to have
left the country. The order was granted.
(Mi behalf of Arthur and Jane Edna Johnson W. T. Briggs applied under the Moratorium act for a stay of
proceedings in the mortgage sale of
lots 3, 4, 5, and r. block 4S. Mr. Hous-
ser on behalf of the Canada Permanent company argued that thc court
had no jurisdiction when interest and
taxes were in arrears and also that
the case was not one which justified
nction by the court. Judge Forin ordered a postponement of the sale for
six months provided that interest and
taxes in arrears wore paid before the
dato  advertised  for sale.
M, L. Travenutti vs. J. Bolenski, a
suit for $07, judgment was given for
plaintiff. W. B. Farris appeared for
Certificates of naturalization were
granted to Oscar Johnson and Orvillo
Grant Lewis.
Commander ^Flity-Fourth AT    INTERNMENT    CAMP
Proposes Scheme—Thanks
tfl   R    F    Greell Fifty Austrians from the Internment  camp,   They remained on the car un-
camp at  Vernon  arrived  in  the   city   til     morning     when thoy marclud to
iat midnight on Monday and ou lues-  the park  under guard.
Mayor W.  A.  Foote last night dis-  ,iay  raorrjDg  were taken to  the     in-      The aliens were a  sturdy  lot     and
cussed with subscribers to tho mach-  torniueiit     camp     in    the  RevjlSi >ke   had a  well fed  appearance,   IM.iy  will
ine    pin    fund    the   advisability      of  park. start   work  on  the automobile     rond
transferring the $565.60 subscribed to     The "!i('"s we" "Sl'<""''1 ''>' «    A* tomorrow.
some other purpose.   No decision was  tachment     of     the  British Columbia      Another  party  of  125  aliens     from
reached Horse under command of a lieutenant   Brandon   is   expected   to "rrive     to-
The following letter  has  been     rc-  T1"s?     were     "'ct !lt the station  by   morrow    and     "■   more aliens     from
ceived from Col.  Kemball, command-   ('i",t'  w,li"  under an  eBCor1   "f     thfl   Vernon  arfl  "Pected   within  the  :-ext
ing tl.e 54th battalion, by the mayor.   lC?nd regiment     from tho intern nn t  few   days.
In it Col.  Kemball suggests the use
of  tho  money  us  a regimental  fund.
He says:
Central Mobilization Camp,
Vernon, li. 0., Aug. 31, L915
Mayor Foote,
Revelstoke, B. 0.
death,  sickness and wounds,  &c
If     this     were done the main fund
would remain in the bunds of the district     committee     and     the district
would be in the closest touch     with
I understand that considerable   tlle men.
funds have been collected for machine     Tliere     is     another     branch which
guns in the Kootenays under the be-  might  be undertaken  by tbe District
lief that thc 54th battalion would be  cominittee-as Ollicer Commanding, 1;
given more of these than are usually  continually   get  bills  connected    with
siipi.licd  hy the government. This, no  recruiting and' other purposes for pos-
doubt was a misunderstanding us the  ters. advertisements, ftc, incurred no
government     provides     the    number  doubt     with the very best intentions
which  its advisors  consider  can      be   hut without the sanction of thc O. C.
used to the greatest advantage   and     Government will not pay these and
it is    its business to see that these  l have no funds at my disposal,    so
are     supplied,     as much as it is to  that  I have  either to refuse to^ pay, '
supply rillcs and ammunition to   in-  !>">' them myself or pay them out of  The City Clerk,
dividual soldiers. the Canteen fund,  which is not a go-      Revelstoke, li. CM
Now it has been found that the av- inS 'concern yct and has its future
allable supply of machine guns for profits car-marked for some time to
many  months has  been taken np    by  come.   I     would     suggest that these
claims might  be referred to the Dis-
City   Solici'or's   Opinion   on
Proposed   Market  Bylaw
— Is Ultra Vires
The following is the legal opinion
in which the city solicitor advises the
council that the proposed market 1 y-
law  would be illegal:
Revelstoke, B. C,  Sept. 2, 1915
the government in  order  to     supply
battulions  with  the  necessary  numb-  trict committee who would be in     a
ers and private individuals are unable to book orders. This is, of
course,      as  it  should  bo  and  shows
better position to judge if they wero
necessary than I.    Also, 1 would     be
t y-
range of mountains stretching in ill
directions around nnd glaciers nnd
icefields galore forming a fitting setting for such a wild orcy of nature
in its grandest expression.
"Tn the depression on the other
side within easy reach were six small
lakes studding a rolling, grassy plpt-
eau with a few trees scattered here
nnd there. A natural park preserve
for game. for who would think of
shooting anything in there? It would
be impossible to pack anything out
for the delectation of an admiring
circle of friends.
"Revelstoke, or rather the townsite
of Revelstoke, vas discernible in the
distance, I' was te-' far nway to
distinguish any streets or anything
else with the naked eye.
"The cairn on the topmost point Is
a very substantial structure about
ten feet high and six feet across tho
base; built a few years ago by a par-
tv of Dominion government surveyors
nnd the only records we could find
were of two visits—in 1910 and 1911—
hy this party. Their registrations
we found in a tobacco tin and added
our own to witness our visit.
•"'Reluctantly we turned our faces
down hill towards camp for it was
getting late and tt a cloud hnd taken a notion to linger with us around
the top we would have been compelled to spend a night tip there, which
was not pleasant to contemplate.
"Tn nnd out of tlio clouds a pair
• if very fine eagles were soaring, on-
joying the storm nnd Incidentally not
wishing us a safe return to our accustomed level. Wo had no ronl
e'.Tiso     i.r     quaiTel  '.vith the eagles.—
only a different point ••'. view. Th" de-
scent from the peak wo mndo by n
considerably easier route      than     tho
ono by which wo ascended. A long
onsv chimney, broadening to n draw,
with grassy sin; i -■ in plnce i •
steeper thni   an ordli •    ed r. .of
afforded fairly . a • ne. Cnrefnl
sti'l    st. ady   applied!   ■   (if the    ic
Stone Strikes Gun:
Boy is Killed
A very pathetic affair occurred cn
Friday last at the home of Mr. !l..t-
son, says the Salmon Arm 'Jbsirvar,
which resulted in the death of Lis
little son Teddy who, had ho lived,
would have been eleven years old
this week.
It appears that Teddy had been out
with a gun in the morning and had
laid it down on the ground for a
while in order to do something else
His younger brother, a little chap
only S years of age was calling Ted-
to his lunch and in order to attract
his attention, threw some stones in
the direction of where he was. One
of the missiles must have struck the
gun and caused it to go off with the
result that the bullet struck Teddy
and caused his death.
Dr. Connolly, coroner, held an investigation, but decided that an inquest was not necessary.
The funeral service was held at thc
Old Knderby Road on Monday and
the remains interred in the city cemetery. Rev. W. J. Beamish olliei iti i:r.
Tho funeral was attended by many
friends, included in tho number being
Miss Marjorie McLean nnd the pupils
of the South Canoe school, where the
decensed attended.
(Continued on Pn o ?>
Nine Year Did Boy
Drowned at Nakusp
Passengers who  arrived  iii the city
May from the south rejiort that
a boy nine years old named Masters,
a resident of Kakusp, was drowned
yesterday at Kakusp, Ho fell off a
raft and death is supposed to have
resulted from heart failure. The .body
was recovered.
Crand Forks had it 96 in the shade
on  Sunday.
A corn stnlk over twelve feet in
leneth is on exhibition in a Grand
Forks  hotel.
Blairmore school trustees have just
erected an 89 foot flag pole on tho
BCl 1 grounds.
Rossland srhool hnd nn opening day
attendance      of      727.    A  year  B [0   ;t
was hardly over 600.
Between rm<i and l.onn men are now
■ el   in   the  lumber  Industry      in
the Cranbrook district.
Italians    are    Bcarce   at Wycliflf,
I  ..f thl i'i  lefl   on  '-'and iv  foi
the war with Aurtrla.
The News  claims some  Vernon  po-
tat.e  jiatrhrs  will  this year yield      as
high as 2t tons to thc a:re.
Dear Sir:—
We have carefully considered the
question of the market by-law in the
City of Revelstoke.
Under the Municipal  Act power    is
given to a  Municipality  for licensing
,   .      .. T . . .      , , and regulating hawkers, peddlers and
glad     if I     might refer people,  whe,  ,or r0BUlutini: hucksters
that the government Is doing its best  come to me with hard luck stories to     This ]U)Wer of ^^  ^^ ^
to provide guns. the District committee, as I am not  the right t., (i. , m ^^/^
The only     way that these machine in     a position to find out the facts  inp tMs qUMtion th(1 .   „u fle_
gun funds can he used for their     in-  and     am     without funds.   Again, as  cide(j   [g   whpn  regu]atln     cnds      flnd
tended  purposes is  by handing     the  time goes on there will be sick    and  prohibition commences
mono-'  aver  to  the  government,  who  disabled   men  returning  and  I  would      In the CMfl ('f Vll.^'va   <; g
will  write  the amount subscribed  oft  be glad to think that some organic-   Toronto  whicl   was tried in  1S96 V I
thc total cost of machine guns, there  tion     would     be ready to look after  i?     „tm    ,oo)£ed upon ^
by reducing the cost of the war. them rattier than that they should he  caae   ,t Wfls (,ecMe(] ^ J
In some quarters this is not     con-  dependent on private charity     owing   ,owin(r markpt  gardener8 f'n   ;„„     rn
sidered  satisfactory as the corps for  to their disability to work or delay   only     r(,rtair]   ctreot=  was
which the money was     intended   will   '" government measures for their   re-
not he  directly benefitted and there-  lief-
fore I have been asked for     suggest-     J do not wish anyone to think that
ions     as    to how the money can be  my intention is to go round with the
laid out to the host advantage     for  hat for the 54th battalion.   The men
the     benefit     of the men of the 54th  are not badly paid and ought to   bo
"Kootenay" Battalion. al)1(1 to exist without anything in the
After     consideration,    I am of the   way of charity.
opinion     that     the following scheme      I submit these proposals because I
would have boon  asked ior suggestions   and
(li   Work  to the host advantage of   because T think  some scheme  of  this
the men, sort     sort     would     bettor meet tbe
(21   Allow     of     thc least possible  warm-hearted feeling which prompted
chance of abuse, the formation of thc     machine     gun
(3)   Draw     the   ties closer between  funds, than the funds themselves    do
the soldiers and the people of the dis-   under'the existing circumstances.
trict. i    I  would  like to add  that  this being
Tho 54th  "Kootenay" Battalion,  C.   a  hastily  compiled  scheme,   it  is     no
K. F., is divided into four companies   doubt capable of great improvement.
which will he kept as far as possible   but  something on those  linos    might
for men of different districts. be considered and each district might
"A" Co.,  (West Kootennyl, Nelson,   modify it to suit themselves.
T have the honor so  be,  sir,
Your obedient  servant.
A. IT. E. KF.MHAT.!.. ;:
0.     C.       fifth    Overseas   "Kootenay"
Battalion, C, B. F.
P. s —I cannot miss this opportunity    for acknowledging what we owe
to  our member Mr.   R,   l-M   Green,    M.
boo    Road,   Fort George, Kmnloops P., for West Kootenay, te. whoso ox-
and  Revolstoke. rrtions     on  our  behalf  Is solely  due
Mon   would   bo   drafted   as   varan- the fact that the battalion is •
cies occur into the company of their the seas as n unit.   He pleaded that
district     if      they  had  on  enlistment the regiment  should  be allowed  to do
boon otherwise posted. BO  on   the  grounds that  it  was      Hie
T suggest   thai  each district  appoint only   interior  ovei   I            ttalion    and
a committee and arrange to appoint   thai moreover It had boon given   the
men.  (officers, NM  C. D.'s or privates')   distinctive   nai I   '
In  their  special  company  of tho  54th   regiment   nnd   that   men  had  boon  ro-
battalion,     who are known to thom,  crnited on    the understanding    that
te.  art   as a   Company  committee   for they would (to forward  as a  batl
the      proper     administration  of  nny T      would        like     to     point      oul
monies     which mny bo sent to them that        the      more       we      all      ran
for the good of tho men of the   rom- foster     this     feeling     of     local     es-
pnny.   T would  advise that  nil     dis- frit      de  corns tho better  for  every
bursementS  be subject  to  the npprov- body.    The     soldiers    will be induced
nl of the Officer Commanding to avoid to greater exertions hy knowin •
possible abuse when T would under- Ih" actions of C'oir battalion,
take to see that n copy of accounts pany and oven of Individuals nre belie sent monthly to tho district com- lng eagerly watched Mv their friends
mlt"o. T would also suggest, thnt It nt home also tholr friend', who nrp
would bo Inadvisable to place anv generously donating »■ - irds the eom-
large sums nt the disposal of the fori and well being of the men, will
Company Committee—I would   limit fool n ereater satisfaction in knowlne
the   amount   to   $200.00.    The    District that     their    efforts    and     self   denials on   the   night '               ,:    to   BSSSS-
Committee     should  correspond  direct will bo known nnd appreciated by thi           '     ' Ju Cheng, mil-
•.iti,  the Oompany Committee     nnd recipients. i,;ir.v " I and dir-
iM.e Officer Commending would   have '"for of th" '' '    enal, a" he
nothing to do With  tho money except,      The village of Frank  has contrlblli Was  I  -.lii  wife      at
to 0,  KM  payments and  see thnt  the ed  two  out  of  throe  councillors     to the Wharf  ss  she was
monthly accounts were duly submit- tbo colors. about ti   les I
i. |     \  ii -i   hpwever should bo furn-     141,201.$$ of     Vernon's 1914 tar. ng   its
i   | i       i     ".   ptstrlcf  committee which     total     SVll.flVl, have already -ark. led with    a
,,,. the chosen Homnany commit- boon paid. ifening    report,     but the admiral
...,.  . ,,,i  riving  " '  "r others sol-     T'>o Dominion Canners company find was    ni I
rrt-'.i  to Berve on  it   In  thi  absence b great   I ' for rtric hi ly wound d.   A suspccto/i
of the regular members,  which  musl canned fruit  and may erect a factory ^ man arrested s.avs ho is from Tlent-
be     provided     to     allov   foi  loss by at Grand Forks. sin nnd formerly wns a soldier.
Arrow  Lnkes,   Kootenay   T.akos      nnd
"H" Co., (Bast Kootenay), Fernie,
Cranbrook,   Creston,  &C.
"C" Co., (South Kootenay), Boundary district, Grand Forks, Rossland,
Hedley and Okanagan.
"D"  Co.,   (North Kootenay),  Cari-
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^    a  "en'.''ial
prohibition nnd was therefore bad.
Thc case of San Chong vs. th» ( ity
of Vancouver which was tried in 1907
was where a bylaw wa= :
hlbiting Chinamen fron-. sidling rn
the streets before the .iov.r of rinc
.'ch cl in ti.- fori • '. conviction
of San Cho ', for soiling before nine
o'clock     wi s • •'.  in  the polico
court hut on anneal thr-    bylaw   w.,s
bold     • .1 ."ii! tho conviction
quashe 1.
Tn the cn.ee of Varilatos vs. the
City of Victoi • as h°ld that
where    the    coui I refused to
grant  a  licence exceptins  for certain
davs     that such refusal was a wrong1
fill refui •■•■ r ,;:],] h" com
pelled     te,     grant " licence allowing
bim t • sell on all   lays.
Th" bylaw yon have ssked us   concern lnt seems  to be   itroneer     than
ai v . ' the case' i entii n»d as it     Is
■  .'     t' ■'•'•■ • iy     1 o
allowed  to sell end
• lv nn cert   ■
Vie    must,      therefore,
thai    li •       i'ii \l,,w
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law whirl mHt id
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PCBUSHEtl    V, KliNKSIi.M      IMI
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o7V.ail-Herald Publishing
Company, Limited
K    G.  ROOKE,  Mnnagor and  Editor.
A    campaign     tee secure additional
Funnort for the Patriotic fund is     to
mgurated this autumn ai I   'lie
:   ei   for the effort, if the fun 1 is   •'<
ept on a Bound basis, is evidi nt,
Every    month    brings additi i I i
the   f iree   which   is   being  enrolled      to
1. rform  Canada's  pai t  at the front.
Heavier demands upon  the Patriotic
■    ire  the  result,   and  the  end      is
i   • yet in sight.
Nineteen thousand soldiers' families
are now receiving aid Irom this
The number will inevitably
increase and already the (train ujion
the resources eef the fund is causing
anxiety. In June expenditure exceeded income for the flrst time and the
• v. iss of expenditure over income last
month was $150,090.
The revenue of the fund must be
substantially increased if the demands
upon it are to bo met. That they
must be met all will agree, for no
fund is more worthy of support
than that which has as its object
the care "f the families of Soldiers
re Canada's representatives in
the sanguinary struggle ln which thc
■ •• Is engaged,
I: Revelstoke is to do its share    it
■ endeavor to contribute at least
:: to the fund as is paid out   to
families My the local branch.
Ait   the   present   time   tbere   is   a   small
balance m favor of    collections over
■ nts,  owing to the fact  that
rlptionS   te.   the      fund
liberal  while the aid  necessary
foi   soldiers' families locally  had  noi
large  figure.
I :    '   ■■ ndition  is  now  reversed and
branch  of the fund at    the
f thi  present  moi th will face   a
del    •     I- July $532.50 were paid  in
aid  ' '  s ildii rs'  families,  while     re-
were only  $159.25,  Last month
receip- I24S.75,  « 1th   (I 37   .lis
I    I   ■
tie        value of  lhe    fund
■   ■    •        Revelst ike and
the 8
.• ■ '    .'. .1 ire   liberal   ii -
market in a Winnipeg paper it was
said that many farmers may be ex-
pected to erect better homes than
those with which they have been content hitherto, It is also said that
tho expansion of mixed farming will
lead to the building of new barns and
■ ml houses for stock. Under the intelligent direction of Mr, Ross, Minister of Lands, a carefully selected
and thoroughly representative exhibit
of Uritish Columbia lumber is being
shown  at   the Toronto exhibition.
Vancouver News-Advertiser: That
"eternal triller," Mr. H. F. Gadsby,
makes numerous jokes over the
kni lit ing of General Sam Hughes,
and incidentally of three other cabinet ministers within four years after
the administration took oflice. The
fact is that the Borden administration is away behind the record. There
was no knight in the ministry when
i! was formed, and now there are
four. Sir Wilfrid Laurier began with
two, and in a little more than a year
iie had live. In six years eight of
those who took oilice with Sir Wilfrid had been knighted, and at least
three were added later. Of the members of the Lnurier cabinet who nre
now living .seven are knights, while
four have pnssed nway. Sir Wilfrid
himself, who had often heen declared
"a democrat to the hilt," and was in
lhe habit of praising Mackenzie and
TllnUo for refusing titles, explained
that ho found it impossible to refuse
without disrespect to tbe Queen. His
colleagues did not think it necessary
to apologize. They wore not democrats to the hilt, but only half way
up tho blade.
pation between periods of trying to
keep warm by sitting closely to each
other, and watching the lights of Rev
elstoke like a cluster of stars in ehe
distance. Groping about in the darkness for slicks on the edge of a pre-
ClpiCG with the wind doing a Chilling
business, was not a pleasant occupa.
tion, hut it was a nice change from
Bitting in a hole with knees in the
region of the mouth. Sleep was out
..f the question so we told each other
funny stories of goats that dropped
rocks on just such as ourselves and
of prospectors, &c, that never returned
"At 4.30 a. m., we retraced our
steps to tho glacier and reached
camp about A o'clock to hnd everything just as we loft it, very much to
our relief.
"Never did porridge taste better <r
tea more delicious, and the bacon
was beyond description,
"A couple of hours in our blankets
hefore tho fire nnd then we packed up
ami headed down thc valley following
the crook bed as closely ns possible,
reaching a flat spot near tho bottom
by 7 p. m., where we camped and had |
a good sleon. Next morning we left
camp     ahout     X o'clock nnd striking
Always Rendy—
the most convenient and tlie daintiest form of fin in
ever produced.
Begbie creek reached the car
I bout
To  the  Editor  of  the   Mail-Herald
Sir:—What is the matter with the
City council and police that small
boys .arc allowed to bo on the street
until ten and eleven o'clock at night
creating disturbances as they have
been doing lately, especially around
the residential parts of the city.
Kevelstoke,  II.  C.,  Se|it.  7
Topmost Peak
11 'ont Iniie'.l  from  I'age One.)
picks,     and     making  full  i,s.' of thi
i ails      in      our    hoots,   kept   i:
drifting     To allow  the  pace  t.e    git
■        tngi
This ro
'. in    M   i
.. .    . .     .
noon: not sorry in some ways to get
bark to civilization and yet bearing
memories of a trip that wo will never
"We can recommend the trip over
the pass on the north side of Tloghio
bv way of Boghie creek and hone that
some day a trail will be rut through
so as to admit of taking pnek ponies
in. Here wo havo n show place equal
to anv around Revolstoke. As it is
now, do not go unless you can spend
a woe!,- on the trio and can do nt
M'e.st four or five hours through tho
hush each dav with a pack oi your
hack. \nd don't forgot. glsres to
handle tho devil's clubs."
Bishop Potter of New Vork said of
"The Fifth Commandment": ' As the
colors of the setting sun linger In
the sky long after the day has passed, so lingers in my memory the
story and song of your beautiful
play. I wish every man, woman and
child would go to see it." His opin-
as heartily endorsed by a number of representative Revelstoke pco-
ple at a private showing of this pic-
tbis morning. It will be exhibited  with  full  musical accompaniment
at      the     Rex  tonight and tomorrow
Todaj   at   the  Empress theatre The
r,   in  2  imrts.   will   be
-    T •  Bowstring, an TndMir drama
l-M nl     in     dno    Kind "f a
Tnivorsal weekly with all
•       news, also showing '
.'ii- showered with flowers
es, and in The r itches  of
On Thursday r>an:el F-o-
• - William Flli"tf  in   the
n itic bucci a   We
■   -
- •  ■   • •
GERMAN! S \\\.\\i AT  S
the Meets opposing Germany determined the 'principal of keeping battleships in harbor while attempting to
weaken the enemy through minor war
(are, particularly with submarines
lend mines to a i>oint where the attack oa the main iieet will oiler
some prospect of success.' It is amusing to see him pass over the consequences with tbe observation that
in the first twelve months 'it has
been possible sorely to wound the
British licet.' This is indeed the very
utmost that can be said, for Captain
Persius is of course aware that tho
Uritish licet, with all allowance for
losses, is at least as powerful as it
was when the war began and that thc
odds against the German tleet are
now greater than ever. Nine months
ago the ingenious Herr Kidder
thought it reasonable on the strength
of a few submarines successesses to
anticipate that the tlcets would
'meet on equal terms before the end
of the year 1915.' How very unlikely such an event appears to-day!
As to the submarine warfare on
commerce Captain Fcrsius speaks
With exemplary reserve. He cannot
fail t.e see that in comparison with
the complete extinction of German
maritime commerce the amount of
damage done hy thc U-boats is trifling, so ho contents himself with spec-
culations on the psychological effect,
and he consoles his readers with the
reflection that 'the submarine danger
unquestionably weighs like a nightmare upon the inhabitants of tho sea
washed land,' and that though 'views
may differ as to the final outcome in
this field,' yet 'the expectation is
generally cherished in Germany that
the submarine campaign will help to
accelerate the demand for peace In
Kngland.' A singularly modest ambition as compared with the brave
1 e.ast thai commerce with the United
Kingdom would soon he brought to
a standstill by the German blockade.
tain Persius, moreover, is not
inclined to make too much of the occasions which were hailed by less prudent patriots as glorious triumphs,
He is discreetly silent on the subject
of the bombardments of the English
coast and he does not try to show,
as Hen Rldder did, that Admiral
- pee's victory ..it Chili was won
or thi I the sinking of
' wo ol cruisers was,     as
•    Ically main-
rtiing blow to Britlah
re.'   He attributes it Blm-
• Ity of arrnan I     on
tl ■   Gei e   and points oul that
'   ftuhts  th 't   have licit  war the Issue
■: ■ nded on gunfire.     In
red  ' . si ck     in
It lea,   to   cell ast
■ I     I  Me' Germans
I th    British,   and
on the iever-
■   'if thc
itit I      best   case
•  '    ia his siim-
'   I
Shamrock Hams
and Bacon
Made from selected hogs—in the most modern plant in the
West—Government inspected—approved by careful housewives everywhere. SHAMROCK IS THE SEAL OF SUPERIORITY, and this applies equally to Lard, Butter, Eggs,
Sausage—wherever it appears-
Strictly First-Class
Rooms—Single, en Suite, and with Bath
Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Co., Ltd.
Importers and Wholesale Dealers.
Manufacturers of Aerated Waters
Agents for Calgary Beer
Jack Laughton, Proprietor First Street, Revelstoke, B. C.
r\ D I P M T A I       Suitably furnished with the
d Albert Stone, Proprietor
choicest the market affords.
Best Wines, Liquors and
Cigars. Rates $1 a day.
Monthly rates.
Union Hotel
A. P. LBVESQCE, Proprietor
Delicious Vegetables, &c, fresh from own Ranch
A. F. and A. M.
Regular Meetings nre held In
New Masonic Hall on the Fourth
Monday in each month at 8 p.m.
Visiting brethren ar* cordially
JOHN   LEE.  W.  M.
ROBT.  GORDON,  Heexetatj
ins no*lJ;
it oni      on
i      W,
il 1 he
E. Il Burridge
A Sun
'    '
Ingr, Feirnnro WarM n
nil up-
li-il \|o Plumbing
I  c,,.|-
Will li   Sheep      Cfinn Hll'llt    Av '•.
■    i '
HnKgHg"   'I'lllllsfl'ITi'd
Uisi ri I ii 11 imr Agents nnd Storage
Furniture and Piano-moving a
Phone in- 276.   Nighl Phone346
.'. ii (liens
RevelBtoke Lodge
No. 1086
Meets every second
and Fourth Tuesday
iii  iiu- Selkirk Hall.
Visiting Brethren are cordially in-
vited.      ALLAN KM FYFE, Die.
Bear Rugs Mounted. Furs cleaned
and Dressed.
85 Second St., Revelstoke, B. O.
Meets  every    Wednesday evening
at    g  o'clock,    lu  Selkirk HaU.
Visiting    brothers    cordially  Invited.
R. GORDON, 0. 0.
I. O. O. F.
Meets every Thursday evening in
Selkirk   Hall  at   8 o'clock. Visiting hrethern cordiallv invited.
JAMES MATHIE. Secretary.
 ei policy to think ofl he future
1.. i .1 polli y to provide .igiiinst
he in ■   ii may li»\'e in store
eel    \eeei Tl''   '.IIU'-I   W.I V Oi   |>l OtCCtlOg
>M  md family is .-i
1,11!   INSI i ami i   POLICY
reliable ootnepany    The liigli
Inancial standing and long businest
.1   i Ip    Kootenay   Agencies
ah 'ilniily    im i •,', eni hy,
i.iii   i.i if  ii,.iv   be   ie at  .ii   hand,
Take oul n policy now,
\   I.    i.        •   :
umber men
It will pay you to make
;i call »t
Fur Buyer and Exporter
0|   le
before buying   your outfit
■ t working clotnes for the
l make s ijieclalty
of   Logging Shoes,  Pants,
Hox, Mm I-,  HI inki'ls, iiiui
• \ • i vi blng i • quired In yonr
■   --. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1915
(The  Daily Mail, Loudon)
II a man has neither nose to smell
with, nor lips to drink with, nor a
cheek to chew in, is ue or can he become a man? Not without a miracle
But there are surgeons, and among
them Drs. Morestin and Tuffiier, of
the Rothschild hospital in Paris, who
perform the miracle, the miracle of
reconstructing a man from his own
M. Cristini, a correspondent of the
•Journal des Debuts' of Paris, was
admitted recently to the Rothschild
hosjiital to see for himself the miracle in question. An attendant asked
him to look at the photograph of a
man wounded in the French trenches
who had been admitted to the hospi-
tal. it was a terrible picture. 'The
face lacked the lower portion of the
left cheek, it lacked the chin, and the
lips and the nose. (Mould that be a
nan? I could not help of Victor Hugo's description, 'His marrow was no
more in his bones nor his voice in
his gullet. Had he ever possessed an
eye, and if so where was it'."
While the correspondent was looking at this appalling picture the hospital assistant made a sign to ono
.if the patients of the hospital who
was just going out to spend an afternoou at a kinemetograph performance.
'Here is our man,' said the assistant. The correspondent started un-
comprehendingly, but the assistant
idded with a smile, 'Yes, I assure
you, this is the patient whose photograph you have in your hand; the
man who was brought into hospital
without cheek, without jaw. without
chin, without  lips, without nose.'
The corresj.ondent at first thought
•he assistant was 'pulling his leg.'
K.ei' the patient who was just going
■nt bore few i.r no sisrns of the terrible wounds indicated in the photo-
graph. His 1,'ft cheek was the twin
brother of the right cheek; he had an
ixcellent chin, lips tbat just opened
in a genial smile, and a nose with, an
irreproachable contour. His face only bore the rapidly vanishing truces
'f some cuts and a few white marks
of surgical sewing. The patient himself proceeded to confirm the assistant's asst: t:..ns. talking in the slang
of the French infantryman: 'Yes, it's
myself; 'twasn't any good the Boches
spoiling my portrait; the doctor
tricked them after all. As you see,
:.e has manufactured for me a very
decent face. For myself, I think he's
improved it. and I believe they'll
tind me more of a knut when I get
back inti> th.? country.' Then he lit
b Cigarette an.! went off to his kine-
matograjih while the assistant con
Mnued the story of the miracle.
*   *   *   *   »
'The ereat point.' lie said, 'was
that the vital organs were still intact. After a few days of continued
cashing and antiseptic treatment the
terrible wounds had practically cica-
trized. Then Dr. Morestin began his
miracle. He took a portion of tho
t's bar!; and used it to replace*
the cheek. With the skin of the back
' ■• fashioned the Ups. Then he took
a portion . I the man's short ribs to
make the nose and the substance of
the chin. Finally, when the man was
practical!', refashioned and could bo
permitted t.. look at his new face,
Ur.  Morestin  asked him if there was
tnything he regretted, The Boldier
replied: 'Yes, my mustache.' 'Oh,
don't you worry about that,' said
'Me doctor, and without even apply-
ing an anaesthetic he took from the
hairy na!"' ,,•' the nre'   a small strip
if skin an'! grafted it on the upper
lip. 'I can't promise you,' said tho
surgeon, 'that you wil] have as vie-
torious a moustache     as that which
you left in the trenches,  but in any
case you won't be hairless.'
The assistant added that though tho
the man would certainly grow a moustache, at present he goes 'English,'
that is, clean shaven. Subsequently
the correspondent was informed that
the Rothschild hospital alone contains over thirty convalescents who
proudly display noses of tlcsh and
blood sculptured for them hy Dr.
Morestin. And at the St. Louis hospital there have been countless
wounded men for whom the miraculous surgeon has reconstructed a part
of the face.
In estimating the consequences of
Germany's triumph in Poland, due
allowance must be made for the tremendous demands made upon its armies in overcoming the Russians. It
would he fantastic to assume that a
large part of the Kaiser's forces can
be immediately swung back to the
western front and be ready for a
vigorous campaign against the English and French. An army, although
victorious, must sutler a fearful loss
in strength and energy in such a
campaign as the German armies have
gone through in the east, and inevitably require a considerable period for
fn the meantime, unless the Germans succeed at once in driving home
their attack and in smashing to pieces the Russian army, the enemy will
have the same opportunity as them-
selvea to rest and reorganize. Ger-
: nny cannot with safety advance
much further into Russia.
Tn the Russo-Japanese war in Manchuria, the Japanese, after defeating
the Russians in the great battle of
Liaoyang, waited six months before
engaging them again at Mukden. This
second victory, far from wearing
down the Russians to the point where
they were ready to sue for peace, lefc
the Japanese with extended lines and
weakened forces against an enemy
whose resources in men were inexhaustible.
The task of beating Russia is still
so formidable as to challenge Germany's full strength on the eastern
i The 'Statist.')
There are several ways in which
Mie producing power of soils may be
Increased; viz., by adding organ c
matter and lime, by increasing the
supply of plant food elements, by
improving the water supply and
tilth.. This is not a fixed improvement formula for every kind of soil,
but it points out methods of attack.
\ wet marsh nee'ds no addition of
organic matter, for that would be
"carrying- coals to Newcastle." A
poor sand on the other hand, always
has 1.-0.11! tilth ami good tilth in this
ease, is not an indication of fertility.
A long cropped clay loam or a silt
i. am boII usually requires attention
in every particular, WM.it makes it
liehter colored than it wns 2n years
ago? The bumus has been lamely
used nn. Why ili.es it wrk harder
"nd hake0 Here acain the la.k ot
humus, or oreanic matter i« lareely
responsible, Tf the -'e.i is acid and
refuses to ztow good red clover, it
doesn't contain enough lime. If tbe
emu dries im during a short dry period, the water simply is at fault. Tf
the  crop   is  short   em!   the yield low
when other conditions are favorable,
starvation is the cn-.nr..—the soil hns
not suflici"nt available r.'troeen,
phosphorus and potassium.
The Potter ranch of sr. acres ahout
two mile-- ...ist n' Grand Furks. has
inst  Jieen  s.eMI for  (20,000,
The Okanagan is countinp on nn average prie,> ..f $1.35 per box fur its
0  boxe    ..? apples thi? year.
There is a widespread delusion respecting the resources of Germany
which it is desirable to dispel. News-
paper writers and public speakers are
never tired of dwelling upon the, wonderful resource that Germany has
shown during the eleven months of
the war. These people have never
been prepared by the classical education which they received to understand national resources or national
staying power, It is not surprising
therefore, that they are dumbfounded by the evidence given that Germany is  not  yet exhausted.
We are prepared to stake whatever
reputation we possess on the assertion that the two central European
empires have not at the present time
'-ix millions of men in thc field, and
never will be able to bring that
force tn bear upon their opponents.
If the rea,ier will bear in mind what
Is happening here at home he will
share our belief.
We have been engaged in the war
now for over eleven months, and ye.t
we have had to chance our government, to create a new department,
and t'- transfer our most energetic
public man from the Exchequer to
this new department so as to be able
to BUpply our army with sufficient
munitions of war. We have thrown
our whole economic organization into
disorder by withdrawing a couple of
million of men from peaceful pursuits
and enlist ine them in the army; and
yet we are asked to believe that Ger-
many ims withdrawn, not a coujile of
millie'iis. but five millions of men or
over, from productive employments,
and that yet she has beaten all her
adversaries in producing munition
sujejilies in unheard of quantities. The
thing is absolutely impracticable, and
is ns much of a dream as any fantasy   that   haunts   midnight   sleep,
What enables Germany to do what
she is doing in regard t" men is that
she has, since her victory over France
nearly half a century ago, been devoting herself unceasingly to preparation for this war. With that view,
she has built an admirable system of
strategic railways, and by means of
those railways she shifts troops from
France to Toland and back agnin as
circumstances compel her to strengthen the one position or the other.
Hut that kind of thing may be done
for months. It cannot be persist..!
in very lontr.
When one hears of what is being
done Jiy Germany, one should remember thnt a '.-reat deal of the ability
to do BO is derived from plundering
Beleium and the occupied provinces
of France. The resources of Germany
in real, simple truth, are by no
means what they are supposed to be.
They are vcry nearly exhausted, as
will be seen so soon as Russia is in
.' '"isition to bring up overwhelming
forces nr,i to drive the Austrians
and Germans before then. But tho
real resources of the two central Eu-
■ ..'. .n empires are very nearly exhausted alreadv. Hi...
Germany looks Imposing now    be-
ahe     made vast  pi
thnt    are    n"t yet unite exhausted,
. 'niico  her   people   are   v.
fully patriotic and nre fichtimr well.
But the lay of    reckoning is rapidly
Family Shoe
Revelstoke Departmental Stores
VTe aim to Kive maximum
wear At minimum price
Plaid Dress
in all-sized checks and
different widths
wools and unions  35c. to 1.50
New BUTTONS, RIBBONS and TRIMMINGS for the Fall Dresses in
good variety.
HOSE, real Maco blacks, fall sizes,
double heel mid toe   60c
scarce goods are just in from a
good all woo! M in. Serge to the
Finish Tailoring Serge, like the
tailors use. in men's suits, at...2.50
Ladies new Fall Underwear all in
Here is a line it will pay
you well to buy now ,it the prices
we have put on these. You will
tind no advance on last year's price
but any new goods from this on are
bound to be higher.
r 11 >N S, tint knit    Balbriggan,    all
si:'.es,   Reg.,   SI .">'    lot    75c
fancy stripes; a rood assortment of
colors  and  width,   fine,  lofty  finish
 10c. to 15e
Absolutely high grade—and they
cost no more than other shoes.
They tit and they wear. Our j
stock comprises the hest that is
made from infants size 2 up to
growing girls size 5. Both fancy
and staple lines in all sizes.
Shoes for Growing Girls
You know the difficulty, we have
overcome it   Our fall  lines   com
prise some very neat, snappy
asts, with the K.w> heel. While
they come in womens' 6izes from
2j 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 witb
patent vamps, and either gray or
black cravenette cloth tops 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  bottle?,  also
;. 1 and I gallon tins.
Don't    put    them   up 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 \ inegar.
These are the best for pickling
jnirposes and will insure best results every time. We would advise that you send us your jug
early before these special Vinegars are cone.
poui is Potati es
pounds Turnips ...
pounds Ca
pounds Peer-: 	
-■'  I
lUndS unions 25c
minds  Cal    ige    2"c
(By G.  Ward  Price,  in the  'Daily
Mail.' London.
The 'Ponolo d'Ttalia'  of Rome pub-
from  Pa='e      which
Pay? that Germany, according to fic-
from official  German  sources,
•   ' '   72  officers since the war
The    dead total 18,808,    the
i     pr m-.     t,,„ missrn . i",\n,
while (V)3 are numbered as »r'S"ncrs.
' ' •! in the t tals are I2i generals,
/ fl f    '   I    ,    • 1 Vj  TJ ^*.*£    * ' *ee»fcX^_-ahT^'^'^J I    I       ■■—■ ■ , i
if, 7   • •■ '■ ■■■. »  v.'
i l\   mi
Y"   .
ii farmers ti tl d the Bril Lib tn
It would plainly be very much better and easier if we could find a back
door or a way round t.i Constantinople and so avoid the heavy cost in
lives of battline a way up tbis nar-
row corridor of the Gallipoll peninsula. I
Tt  is  just  in  this connection    that
the coming return of M. Venizelos to
in  Greece has cheered  people
up.    'If  the Creeks.'   they  say,      will
send an army to land at Enos or at
Bulair, at the root end af the Galll-
poli peninsula, the Turks will either
have t.e fall back and let them advance or they will be compelled to
withdraw troops from Gallipoll to
them, and so li| hten the alliied
army's task.*
Greek  General   Stafl  Says  'No.'
But we may be preparing for our-
Belves n disappointment if we rely on
M.  Venizelos'    return    to   p. wer     to
■ all this to pass.
m.  Venizelos ;s certainly a   hearty
advocate of 'iree': co-operation In the-
war    IT'' has proved himself to     be
I and far seeing statesman    in
no exaggerated sense of the wore' i
v   \ ,.,,| ■.' ee now thai the
future  prosperity  and  expansion     of
■ ,,y country    i nd up with     the
of the allies   while i' the Ger-
he will fall buck into   her
past    insignificance, e.n!'.- aggravated
thli   tune by the necessity of servile
subject Ily ol Eur
■i ■ ,,  reasi     wh;   Grei ce will probably want to keep hi r i  " y ai hi
thai   hi  Is afraid of Bulgaria.
Mv.   tin.    Greel   General
I,,"     is   sh  fai   al solutely against
sending e Greek batl
of the country.
Bulgaria,     from the military point
if   view,   is Important for two rea-
' the Mest arm-
Itioi    holds tho ki     of the
back door i e Roi stanttnople.
The Bulgai  u ted to rae when
here In M I they   would
...    in     possession e.f  Vlrinnoplc     a
nf  days   after  the  declaration
if war on Turkey.    Tt would notAtnke
long,  with  mosl   Of the  guns
I the B UTiBOfl pent
i '
,   --..I   the i i I
open country right down to Constan- ,
tinople, with     only     the  Chataldja
lines,  which  are weak  in  comparison |
with the Gallipoll positions, to cover
the capital.
Hitherto  the Bulgarians  have lain
low and saiel nothing in this war.
What Bulgaria Wants
One good point of the situation is
that everyone knows what Bulgaria
wants. She wants concessions from
Serbia and Kavalla from Greece—the
territories that were originally allotted to her by the Balkan Confederation that defeated Turkey.
Hitherto  the allies  have not   been
osed to pay Bulgaria's price.
On the other hand the Dardanelles
are costing the allies a great deal of
blood, too. And if the sacrifice of a
few miles eif Serbian territory would
materially he. I those operations by
' : ng Bulgaria in, th ira id no
doubi t!..! the compensations wh.ih
Serbia would receive after tho wr r
In the way i tlet ii] thc Adriatic and the cession of the strip of
rlan tei ritory call  1 the Bunat
■ ■'   .ee    B   Mri'l.'" ll -.id   to Bl
would open Buch a new national o'.t-
'.   make the pi      -        • •    if
ains in the Beei md B 111 m   war
My   f'.ri_'"t *''!:.
Tl I ■ diplomatic nettle I I i Balkans will have to 1 I, and
England being the one power »hom
all the Balkan states acre.' ;■; trusting, it is to hei • ttatlvi
I fall. I
The  text   of  tl '   ■   te eif   the
United  si.,»..-   Brazil,  ''bile  i •
t inn, Boll .'Mi.  i md Guatem
ala), addressed to the 'Mexican Pi i-
pie,'  v public nt the state
department.    v, on August
U,   fl no hint of inti
tion,   ' that   a  reply    is
A     within tei   di y      "er the
communication  is delivered,
tiom   loi cause.'   Tl    i   te
he t WO chief
 ig a call upon Mexican fac
tions to establish  a  provisional
', which shall In turn Immed-
i  a call for a g
tion,   Ti e  .,,   trii    iteming the note
will willingly,  'upon  Invitation,' act
ns    i"' II • . ■    to an
' a
      -it   wl Icl   mei     '
the    armed     movements in Mexico'
meel. eithi r In persi
'..r the     purpose of nr-ivinr at     nn
'    ti Msional
general election,
IMnder and hy virtue of the powers
of sale contained in a certain indenture of mortgage, which will be
produced at the time of sale, there
wiii be sold on
at twelve o'clock coon, at the
in the city of Revelstoke, British
tbe following lands and premises in
the 'ity of Revelstoke, in the Province of British C dumbia, and being
composed of lots numbered three (3),
four (41. five (5) and six (6) in
Bk'Ck fo. ij-eight .45) according to
the registered plan of Block forty-
eight as shown upon a map or plan
of survey of the said city of Revelstoke approved and confirmed at Ottawa the 31st of Octoher 1S90 by
Edward Devil'.', Surveyor General of
lion Lands and of record in the
i"    rtment of the Interior.
On the property there is said to bs
a  two story frame dwelling.
TERMS and Ci :. i.tions of Sale will
1 ■• made known at the time of Sale.
further particulars and conditions of sale, i; ; ly to Messrs.
HOUS8ER,    Vendors' Solicitors, 432
'Is  Street,   Vancouver,   B.   C.
Dated   this   17th   day   of   August,   A.
D., 1118.
Re     Lot     No.    tw. • tj  (20), Block
twentj seven '2:>, subdivision of district lot five hundred  and nfty-three
(563), city of North Vancouver, B. C.
Map No. two • . u     id four   hundred
Ix,  (2106).
WHEREAS    proof  of  loss if ccrti-
f   i .tie No.  75,l'i K,  to     tha
above mentioned lands   ssued in the
name ...f Ge>rd n   Scale  bai been filed
m thi-      c , notice is hereby given
that 1  -Mall at the ex -ration i f one
nonth frm date 0f flrst publication
• ■   i dupli ate or said carti-
'    ntli . t In 'he mean-
■ .lid object! n t>e made to   me
in  writing.
Dated '   a 1    Re   stry Office.
this 7th    day     of
it, A. D., :
D Mil t   Registrar.
II you wart what you want when you
■■    ' '.' try Mail-Herald Want Ads PAGE FOUR
G.  S. McCarter left on  Monday   for
Calgary. !
M.  Stortz spent the   week
Halcyi n.
ind    ;■!
D,  L. Twiss left last night for Winnipeg.
B.  R.  Atkins spent Labor Day
Greely fishing,
Tl e Molsons bank has installed new
■ fixtures.
i-M Vi. Hackett of Regina was at the
King  Edward hotel on  Monday.
Mrs. E. II. S. McLean returned on
Monday from .1 visit to Halcyon.
A. Fletcher ..i New Westminster registered at tin- King Edward hotel on
Mi enday.
Mr. and Mrs. S. Holmes and family Bpent , Sunday and Monday at
i talcyon.
Miss Helena Waite "f .Jersey City
is visiting Mrs. Walter Hell cn route
to   Seattle.
IM I'M I'arker of Salmon Arm was
at tin.' Hotel Revelstoke on Sunday.
G. H. Ball of Glacier was a guest
at the King Edward hotel on Sunday
C. H. Baker of Arrowhead registered at the King Edward hotel on Sunday.
0. W. Chambers of Portland, Ore.,
was a guest at the King Edward hotel on  Sunday.
The Imperial bank will move its
branch from Athelmer to Invermere
on the lath inst.
Rev.  (',  A.  Procunier is visiting at j the hard and broken roads of     war-
lb igers Pass.
W,    A.    Anstie    left    on   Monday
for Vancouver.
Mrs. R. H. Urquhart will receive
on Thursday,  Sept. 9.
Mrs. WM .1. Coulthard is spending a
short vacation in Cranbrook.
H, M. Tait of Calgary was at the
Hotel Kevelstoke on Sunday.
W. R. Moore of Medicine Hat reg-
Istered at the Hotel Revelstoke on
Mrs. S. G. Robbins left on Tuesday
for Chase where she will pay a
short visit.
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Dickson and
son and Mrs. Simmons spent the week
end at Glacier.
Lieut. T. E. L. Taylor and Lieut.
M. IM Lane left on Monday to join
tbe 51th Battalion at. Vernon.
•1. li.  Lash and the Misses Lash of
Toronto were registered at the Hotel
Mr.  and   Mrs.   E.  D.  Wood  oi  Wey-   Revel8t°k« °"  Sunday,
burn  were  guests at the Hotel Rev-'    Ueut. Graham Cruickshank of Ross-; Where thCy WiU reSide in futurc'
•Ms:.ike on M.eriday. land passed through the city on Mon-I    Sergt. W. A.  Curran of Nelson was
Mr   and  Mrs    S    J. Wright of Sid-   clay "" his way to the camp at VcI"   '" the city last     niSht on his return
ney,  Iowa,  '.'.ere among the guests at
the King Edward hotel on Monday. Thomas H. Crump, C.  P. R. train
I'vte.  Jack Morgan who left    witb  mast?r of Re™lst°ke,  was in     town'    Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Hull and child-
"D"  companv  of  the 54th  battalion   this week on a !ll,s™ss trip.-Golden | ren of Coquitlam arc the guests     of
is  ill in the  hospital at      Shornclifle
with typhoid  fever. Among    the     guests     at the Hotel
Mr.     and    Mrs.     P. H. Crump and
family     have     returned to the city
i to  Vernon after    spending leave
1 Mr.     and
1 street.
Mrs. D. Turner of Eighth
Mr in.! Mrs F Hall of Missoula Revelstoke OQ Monday were Miss. Mrs. W. H. Simmons of St. John,
and Miss H. \. Human of' Detroit Pearl Fuller and 1Iiss W" E' Wo°d of N- B- who has heea visitit>S ner bro-
were among  the guests at the Hotel, Kansas Cit?' !ther    J-    E-    Dickson f°r th*   Wist
Revelstoke on Monday.
l-M G. Hadow and H. WM H. Mar
Khali of Revelstoke, who left for
England wit!: iM" t-th Mounted Rifles
bav heen  promoted to lieutenants.
The     Methodist church tennis   club
and Presbyterian church  tennis   club
seven weeks returned to her home on
jilayed a series of games on the | The first of the series of fortnight-
courts at the Presbyterian manse ' ly dances in aid of the Patriotic fund
grounds on Labor day.   Refreshments  will be held in the Masonic hall     on
Soup Kitchen Proposed
from Machine Gun Fund
Among the suggestions that Mayor
W. A. Foote has received as to the
disposal of the machine gun fund is
that it should be used for a soup kitchen at the front.
One subscriber writes as follows:
"May I urge that your meeting decide to keep this fund open and appoint a committee to canvass Immed-
GALT COAL burns   nil    night.
Revelstoke 'General Agencies,  Ltd.
There's  comfort  in  cooking
Coursier's Coal.
time in a way that is ineijualled
time of peace.
What, was to be done to meet the
great need of an army? Somebody
at the war otliee mentioned Mr. A.
E. Hill, a London county council
school teacher, who had been conducting classes for blacksmith work
in his spare time at nights at a
school in Bermondsey. Mr. Hill is
not a farrier, he is not even an amateur farrier, but he knows all the
farriers in the towns and villages, for
so interested     was he in the subject
that  he  had started and successfully   ! TV   " "'    j ' "T'.""..""
conducted    a   paper for blacksmiths  M°f 1D ^ fto c°7le*e th\ am'   "ANTED-Good several cook.   Apply
called the 'Anvil.'   To Mr. Hill  then    °unt "T     *    !, . °Z ,   F" °' B°X W' S<* 1B n*
' ' ' . gun to be presented to our "D" com- ' ■ —	
the war oilice turned with a request ' ,   .        ...       , *      l-l,   e      l
for shoes for horses. pa"y, b.!f°re thtey le?v,c ^ ^^ WANTBD-Girl or middle aged woman
Mr. kill's answer was practical and  * " " *""? w ™ i 7"      e      *" Ught houB6Work- ^ Mra. B,
immediate.     He     ™t .    „   -JL 7,   C0Urse     °f     a fCW  Weeks'   * f°r °nC     Weston,  McKenzie avenue.
of     a few weeks.   I for one
he willing to give again the  _
Millwood; also
Kindling ln bunches; each $2.75 per
load delivered. Phones 42 and 85.
J.  P.  Sutherland,
put ■   a notice  to   ,Vnu|d
blacksmiths m Ins paper; he got   in   anKnmt , ,mvc BubBcrtbed if necesSary ,,QR  q.y p     ,
touch     with    blacksmiths     big and      AT. *    ,+    „  ^„ „r) ,„„   10R SALE—16 ln
6 nnd I hnve no doubt all the origlna-
small. townsmen and villagers.  'How   , ,,  j    4.
6 i tors would  do the same,
many shoes a week can you 1 supply?'
he asked each smith.   Each promised      r„,.iolls "8torles   are oomlng  trom
according to his ability-some a few , pckin  regardlng  President Yuan  Shi-	
dozen, some » few hundredweights, Kft, „.,,„„, c,()sct n(lviRcra are said FOR RENT-Two or three unfurnish-
some in tons. Mr. Hill mapped the j t„ ,„, considering the advisability of ed rooms suitable for housekeeping,
country Into districts, appointed de- proclalmlng hlm Bmperor. Should the.1 A®*1* Mrs' Slltto». corner Fourth
pots for each big area, and in a fewi |
weeks  had  4,000  master  blacksmiths
plan seem feasible and public, opinion      St-' aml McKenzie avenue.
warrant     it     Yuan   will be crowned
at work, all turning out shoes     for   within two ycnrs.   Some of the m0Bt LOST-At the  Selkirk  school Thurs-
prominent    men     in China seem to
the horses and mules of the     British
have reached the opinion than aster-
rganized a department at   the 1 ner rule thnn that of n repuWio     is
day morning, a gold locket and
chain, initial E on one side. Finder
will he rewarded by returning same
to Hotel Revelstoke.
war    office,    and,     giving up school! needed     to     govern the  tremendous'
caching,  be  directs this  department' „UISSPS   ot   the   chinese peopie. Prof.  —
himself, with eighty clerks appointed | Frauk    Jobnson     Goodnow    of John   TYPEWRITER for sale.   Cheap    for
Cash.   Terms to responsible party.
R. S. Garrett, Mail-Herald Office.
were served.
The 0. R. L. company's planer mill
is  working overtime to fill the large
Friday evening.   Dancing
at nine o'clock.
will  begin
to serve under him.   Every day shoes j Hopkins university, legal adviser   to
are being hammered out in thc smith-   the  chinesc  BOVOrnmcnti  B£iys     that
tes from     Wick to Falmouth.     They ' foI. Chlna a monarchy is better form
go    to     the depots, and fhen on to   uf government than a republic  Con-
Bermondsey, where they are inspect- Litions are different in China and Am-
ed and Passed; then tbey go to Wool-; cri       and it „ lmpoBBible to trans-      __ Revelstoke' P- 0- Aug. 24, 1911
wich and out to the front 1 .       . .„»       .        T"° rw'ar annual meeting of   the
_    " oom. plant a system from one country   to   „„,. , .   ,     „      ,.  ,  _    , .     _.„   .
Quiet y the work goes on without 4.1 nu, ,  „ .„      ,-   'Revelstoke Hospitnl  Society will    be
' BU0B nn' v>nnout   another,   (lima     became a   repunlic
fuss or excitement,  but Mr.  Hill     is   February    12th,   1912,   when   Emperor
providing a hundred tons of shoes a   Kwangsu     abdicated   after a revolu-
week. over a  million shoes a month,   tjon
Ernest Pentland an employee of the
: ;;_  C. R   L. Co., had the misfortune    to      G. R. Lawrence, W. I. Briggs, Lem- | and every week each blacksmith   gets   The Norweg
1 uei Briggs and ~
erin ion, when a truck load of lumber  the week end at
break his riirht leg last Saturday aft
reiving  fiom   the  prairie  provinvis —
Golden  Star.
— ' " — "-1"""11   *l<-°       ine  .Norw
R.     Lawrence     spent j his cheque and goes on his way     re-   dignnnt ove
it  Crazy  Creek    where ; Joicing,   There  was  never  a    greater   rages to wh
er the latest of many   out-
.ages to which they have     been sub-
upset.    He was at once taken to the   they  secured  a  basket  of  SOO   moun-   triumph  of quiet,  cool-headed  organ-   jected by  the German submarine  i.ir-
Mrs, V,.  E.  Shuttlcwood received   a   .'-encral  hospital,  where the     broken   tain  trout in one day. ; ization.   What     the    British
held at thc hospital, Revelstoke,
Tuesday,  Sept. 21st, 1915.
W.  D.
was     attended to.—Golden
those who spent the week !     l
cable     from her husband on Monday   member
mn ruing saying he and her son Jack  Star.
were  safe and well in England. They'
left Victoria on Aug. 21 with the B.'    Harvesting  throughout the  Colum
C.   Base  hospital   fe.r  service  in  Eur-   bla     va"°>'     i? n0W well under way.   Mrs.      Mclnnis,      Mrs.  Bunnell,  Mrs.
, The crop  'ef all  grains has the     ap-  Walter Bell and ber guest Miss Waite
'pearance     of     being an extra heavy  of Jersey City, N. J.
Miss Annie McLean entertained    on  1 ne.   With      a     week  more  of fairly
Friday     night      in   honor of  Arthur  good weather the grain fields will he
ni*my. utcs—the halting of the mail steamer
all     its     organization-, could 'Haakon vn,' and the seizure of the
: top of   Mt.         ,   'l0 . f°r   ,itsolf       a      Bch001 »»lils on board.   The ship was bound
Revelstoke were Mrs. H. J. McSorley "■ ♦      , „ "'     an(lfl">"    Bergen to England.   The post-
tne .Minister of Horseshoes is one   of master-general reports that the com-
the most successful  servants of     the mandcr of the submarine ordered the
nation  in   these days of  its need.
The Woman's Auxiliary of St. Pet-
Young who leaves in a few days   for  invaded     by  harvesters in full force,
er's church met at the home ol Mrs.   first time sin('(' hir right leg was
jettisoning of all  printed matter and
packages destined for England, Italy,
Madame  Sarah  Bernhardt,  for    the   prance or other countries hostile    to
Kenward on Wednesday afternoon   to   Pu*&ted,  appeared   in  tbe  open      air   money
am-  Germany.   All  letters ami remittance
Montreal  to attend  McGill  university   and  the   '•bun,"  of  the  harvester will                                         ,U"J   ««™°""    LU   77,7'  f"""""   "'  .«»-   "'"="      ■*" money  are said      to have  been taken
■       - he.w,U take the medical course   become a  roar.-Golden  Star                   8eW|  '"  PreParation  for tllcir     apron   "^t'e at Andernos, near Bordeaux. a,,oard the submarine.   The ,,rcss   into  be  held  in the near future.    A l",r(> she has her residence, and took sists that the injury inflicted on Bng-
:              ipent the week erd   Dainty     refreBhmenta ''v,,,'e servpi1 at   part at a charlt»W«     matinee,     the i;lIld j,y seizing the mails     is inima-
the tea hour. proceeds of which went for the bene- tcrial     compared     with the damage
fit of wounded French soldiers.  Seat- done to     Norway    The theft   of neu-
''^"wi"^^^^ of tra,nlail8 is noV decent warfare,     it
Executive of the board of trade Mrs, „. H, ,,.„,,   -,..   R stage she recited patriotic poems, says,   it is said that the piratea are
1  night to discuss  w Home,.,  Mr. ,     ..Z^Z-  Z^B^T^t moment 3 "* T!    inlrt t0 thC im^
ins of holding a    ski ^ ...,,, Mr   H ,; ..,,,, , ^ > when she recited the 1 ""' "'"^ "f ^^	
this winter   The meetmg Monday f         - ,.     and M^. Stevenson,  Sied       "        ^ ^ ,OPm    °M' " "
-Golden  Star.
Miss     Agnes McGiven won the ladies
prize and w.   Lightburne the gentle
men's ■'  Greely including Mrs.  Dent,    '•Tra.
Telfer,  Miss  Creelman, Miss McCvty     A private sinewing
f the town should be can- mg        • Mr." and Mrs. Walter Bews!
'A   Prayer for our E
Then she stood np.    She walked down
to the very froot of the stage     and
Of    household  furniture  on  Friday,
I as many membership tick- train   - ... ff   y   Lawrence
'!'1                                         rs,     WM W "7^ 77 """" "'  ""' "''''     """   SePt'  17>  fialc commencing sharp   at
_     -                                                                                       '                                                     :   Je*n  and  Miss  Isabel    Forin. "t°unded as well as aroused the au-  .            „t nlBrt   Tappinc Block, poa.
fhe Rectory was the scene    of     a.          Williams.   Miss M                                                       Forin of Nelson, d,enc« _, to ^ nlghest pitch by the I ltiveiy without reserve, goods as fol-
with great dramatic fervor of her  reading  low„.     cook     „t              ^           s,(,„.
Ri      C.  A.  Procunier united  tn  nnr
: Ulai   Victor Kellj
Irs. John Kelly of Dougl is, -
The; I     '. ancouver
Ln- will
of the lines.
The discovery  is announced in Mel-
A Marjorie Elisle   I 1
■' • er      of  Mr.     : 1   M,-s.
Hi -i. E,  -      ' Revelstoki
i   .
nd ts 1
'    ■■   'ion.
boards,     kitchen     cabinets, iron nnd
brass beds complete, davenport, solid
.,.,. first   bourne,  Australia,  of a specilic     for  nak Frencll  8tylo dinin): tnWe,  omce
of British Col-   cerebro-spinal meningitis by Dr. Rich-  (U,sk| chalr8i rockerBi kjtchen utenBils
10nth_    aid  Bull,  director of the bacteriolo-   too numoroU8 to mcntion.
■■•■■■ry of the university   of W. PARRY. Auctioneer.
..ned     a   Melbourse.   Dr,  Bull stated that eu-  Dox 3U rhom, m
rptUB would destroj  the germ. The
Cherry Bark
Cough Syrup
Large 4-oz. Bottle 25c
Quart Bottles, each   ..25c
Vacuum Bottles
Pints, each $1.00
Rexall Castile
Per doz $1.25
The Rexall Store
ried cltj
!   •
7"     ■ ...     md Jane
ty al, 2 parts,
v' Benton. No Soup, a
cannlfci | Shield
and riirls,
i   own
.- :    ■
.-   .
:•-'  t comedy
BAT1 ■ ' ' with    Helen ' '
na]    Frank Boyd, 2 pnrtn. "
v ■    '■ ther'   He! Father
wai     Neutral, c of fun
with BUlie Ritchie. The Flihertady,
a decided nnveitv in comedy drama. I
Miss it of cerebro Bpinal  menlngi-
- ba- bmg presented a serious pro-
ii   medical science.   Dp to     a
Bly   short   time   ago   there
■ effective treatment  for     this
1 un" known   popularly  as  spotted
er or the "black    death.'   in     the
■   teentl   century there were si i iou I
dl tease over Bur-
tern  part   id     Jl,..
ntroduction    of
W,   ..Hired   hope
"   'lisease  suceessful-
n Ni W York   in
I !■"      ei  and Job
•   :   leeCBB
TMe death
ed   fell
Ith  90
ties of I ut ained from
it tl • ia    tree    have
'    ft has been us-
•"Mi ,1   teij.pR nnd
Bo)ms' and Girls'
MCRAE SHOK STORE           Howson Block           PHONK 217
For Sand.its, Canvas and Tcnnlu 8hocs
■ ■
of an '■ n il
T.ndy Doctor of drizzly Oulch, with ' t we ai
Kehttr,  comedy. T.oves Mono-
jrri       rnmr.fl?.  .Mjl'lnds of rnrnorlv   ":   ■''   '' ' d Brl     tfli' the
1ucttM   ""'' thefamoufl  ,,,,,,,  ...,,. concentrated m the handi
1  -i't     ..ft   ronl.
for 0ite,r,inv.    Mntlnee 2.31.
MONDAY   The Black Tin*.
TUESDAY—Faneheon tba Orlekett   In
' •■ Ith   Mary Pickford.     the
rrretrnt  nctresq In  the  world.
VC-T-r,   rinp-nn    R-     Pythlns.     The
Wo-iffp War.
of   a   few   firm.':,   who,   when   the      de
— . '..' -T\	
We    •■'•'•'''''     '    fitting your  ,nm„, ,„,„, ,,„  ;„, ,, n0,1Hljr    ,n
■ ef coal now to   n„vc  ,..
e   Whr^   the snow falli, ,, ,„lr|,nl
, The British army wai, therefore,   in
Revelstoke General Agencies, Ltd B very lonom P< D, foi   honn
.T. Ti. STPTIAI.T), Manager j break nnd wrench  off their nhnea   on
ii i: \
The Fifth
Jt Revelation!
Grocery Items
APPLES, Yellow Tranaparents, wood eatinp;, 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
In'iA'i   .m.I T<i\|(>|f|,'il\V
War in declared   on our utocU of
Ten  and   '    :'''■■.      ne'  "in   window
foi ipedali,
$1 Buys 3 lbs,
While thin lot lattB, and as another ndvnnre la predicted In the
:ie,ir future we would ad vine putting by a few pounde.
i e a      HOBSON'S
Why are we selling more bread?
There muBt be a reason.
Let Us Tell You Why
Just compare a loaf of our§ with
any other and we Bre absolutely
sure you will uae the best, then
you will know why.
Box 734


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