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REVELSTOKE
Chief lumbering, railway, mining, agricultural and navigation centre between Calgary
and the Pacific ocean.
'%
The Mail-Herald
THE MAIL-HERALD
Published twice weekly—Read
by everyone--The recognized
advertising medium for the
city and AliBtrict.
%.    <u_No 93
REVELSTOKE.  B.C. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1914
$2.50 Per Year
COURIo OF
REVISION
Three  School    Districts   Are
Added to Revelstoke Assessment District
Three new school districts have
been added to th- Revelstoke assessment district this year. They are
Cartier district, seven mileB south of
the city, Crawford Creek, 22 miles
south and Whatshan in the Fire Valley below  Edgewood.
The total assessment of thc district shows an increase over last
year. Courts of revision and appeal
against the provincial assessment
will he tield at the court house at
Revelstoke on the morning of December 2'.i and at the government offices
at Nakusp pn Tuesday - afternoon
January ". The assessment includes,
real and personal property, wild
lands, timber, income and school assessments.
INSANE TAKEN
TO ASYLUM
Calgary Woman Becomes Violent   While   on Train-
Guarded by Police
Foote is Candidate
McKinnon Will Retire
K.-G. McRae and W.A. Sturdy Candidates for Aldermen-
Citizens' League Considering Advisability of Calling
Public Meeting For Nomination of Candidates —
J. Guy Barber Still in Field for Mayoralty.
COpyriqht UNoenwoon *.UNciinv.ut/Ut.ti^^
THE CANADIAN CONTINGENT REVIEWED BY THE KING
A scene at'Bustard Camp on Salisbury Plain, where the Canadian contingent of soldiers ara encamped. Tbe
lower photo shows the fine appearance ol the Canadian troopers while marching across the field to he reviewed
by His Majesty the King, on November Ith. The upper photo shows the Canadian armored cars, 'mwhicb the
Is inn was greatly interested.
H. V. Rothwell, provincial constable, returned o<i Thursday evening from New Westminster whither
he had escorted a lunatic, who was
left at the provincial asylum.
Mrs. Proctor, an insane woman,
left Calgary escorted by a Miss
Bryants of the Salvation army, tbe
intention being to leave Mrs. Proctor
with relatives in Vancouver. When
the train reached Golden on Tuesday
the insane patient became violent and
a telegram was sent to tbe provincial police at Revelstoke asking tbat
the train he met. Mr. Rothwell accompanied Mrs. Proctor and her
guardian aa far as New Westminster
where she was taken to the provincial
SSylum.
As the patient is a resident of Al-' and
berta it is probable tbat she will be and
returned  to her friends in Calgary.
On the same train an insane woman from Nakusp, accompanied by
ber husband and Provincial Constable
Smith, was also taken to the coast,
where she was admitted to the provincial   asylum at New  Westminster.
CHRISTMAS
HAMPERS
Auction Sale Will be Held to
Aid Revelstoke Relief
Society
It is tbe intention of tbe members
of the Relief society to pack a hamper of good things to be given, to
every family in need for Ohrlfltmaa
day, and the people of thc city are
asked to assist witb donations ot
clothing, toys, fruit or homemade
cooking. A committee will be in A.E.
Kincaid's office on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 1" and IS in the afternoon
on Tuesday and Wednesday, 22,
23, to receive the goods donated
und look after its care until ready
for packing in the hampers.
To   augment     th"     funds    already
provided for tbc relief of local needs
the society intend to hold an auction
in J. B. Cressman's new    store     on
First street,  lately vacated    by   Mr.
Williamson on  Saturday, Dec.  19, and
The  British  Red  Cross    has appro- j every   person   is  nsked  to  contribute
printed $50,000 for fighting the cpide-jsome article that maybe put   up lor
mic of typhoid fever     in the Belgian   sale, the proce»ds to be donated   to
army. I those ia need.
Judgments Given Against
Pioneer Placer SWiines
Claims Made by Employes Under Mechanics Lien Act
—Change of Plan of Upper End of McKenzie Avenue Granted by Judge—Italians are Natuialized.
Judgments under the Mechanics'
Lien Act. amounting to J3931.67 were
given by Judge Forin on Thursday
in the county court against the pioneer Placer Mines Ltd. The craims lor
which judgment were given were as
follows:
.Mason, J13S.45; Taylor, •-'225. S3;
Wright, $163.30; Cnlder$'J0.25; C. Benson, $463.65; John Hall **32r.45; CR.
McKinnon 3103.30; T. K. Smalberg,
1112.80; Peter Hedley $94.66; Andrew
Mik.   545..S5;   Mike   Mackosich,   s.")0.50;
accounts had been admitted. Liens
have been tiled and judgment was
tecorded.
In the estate.of Frans Richard Emanuel Swanson, deceased, intestate, 0.
K. Gillian applied for letters of administration for Esther Goble, sister
of deceased. The order was granted,
the debts to be paid and any balance
to be paid into court.
In the application of G. S. McCnr-
ter, under the Finns Cancellation
Act, for closing of streets and alleys
"Provided the candidates for positions as aldermen nre such that the
council will be enabled to conduct the
city's business satisfactorily, I shall
be a candidate for mayor at the Jiui-
ueiiy elections" said W. A. Foote to
the Mail  Herald this morning.
K. G. McRae in ward i and W. A.
Sturdy in ward 2 announce that they
will offer themselves as candidates
Ior a'ldermon. The sitting aldermen
lor ward I are H. J. McSorley aad
A. Pradolini und'in ward 2 tbe aldermen are G.W. Bell and W.A. Smythe,
of these Aid. Smythe is the only one
definitely in the field for re-election.
Mayor McKinnon announced to tbe
Mail Herald this morning that he
did not intend to offer himself for
re-election in January. His private
1 usiness is taking more of his time
and he will not be aide to devote the
time necessary to the city's business
next  year.
J. Guy Barber who has previously
announced himself as a candidnte for
the mayoralty declared this morning
that he had not withdrawn from thc
field.
W. I. Briggs i- also considering the
advisability of becoming a mayoralty
candidate hut. is not yet prepared to
make a definite announcement.
At a meeting of the executive of
tbe Citizens league held in the city
ball ou Thursday evening, it was decided that a public meeting lor the
nomination ol municipal candidate!
should be called in the near future if
the mayorality and aldermanlc candidates offering themselves are un'
satisfactory to the executive ot the
beo ne. "None of tiie candidates so
fur mentioned, ai • satisfactory" sird
one of the members of the executive
yesterday.
Mr.  Foote the     latest     mayoralty
j candidate has in the past served four
yeurs as alderman, during three years
of which time he was chairman of the
iu! he wcrKs committee.
Among those whom Mr. Foote mention-ad as possible candidates ns aldermen were C. B. Hume, Walter
. Bews and R. Howson.
Mr. Lews when spoken to by a reporter of the Mail Herald declared
that he had no aspirations for alder-
manic honors. He has been asked to
offer himself as a candidate and if
other candidates are such that he
would be able t,i work with tbem to
the advantage of tiie city he might
allow himself to be nominated fro-.
a si nse of duty. He belie -es '.hat the
finances of the city are s ■ •.: tnat
i a refill management in thc future is
essential. So far as a mayor is concerned either Mr. Foote or Mayor
McKinnon would be satisfactory to
him. He believes that Mr. McKinnon
has now a thorough grasp of the
financial  condition of  the city.
"I have not considered the matter
at all" said Mr. Hume, "and have
, no  inclination  to be a candidate."
Mr. Howson will not he a candidate. It is only a year since he retired from the city council and he
thinks that it is the duty of younger
men to serve tlie city, among the
names he sug rated eing these of
(.'. R. Macdonald and K. G. McRae.
He thinks that s. Needham has made
a good alderman aid believes that
other equally eScienl men might he
found.
"I have no intention whatever
running for the coun:il" said
Macdo-
lAlds. Bourne, Smyt! i   u I Ni idhanj
of
Mi.
The citv council came in  for   some  are  definitely   In   t.e  field for  rc-elec-
Peter Pnrvich, ■-* 15.05;  Joseph  Smith,   at top of  McKenzie avenue,  the alfi-   matters.
criticism for sins of omission. It
waa remarked that it bad failed to
carry out the recommendations of the,
league in respect to the maintenance
of  boulevards,      the    erection  of gar
Page cans on the streets and in other
The Old Book and
Its High Claims
Eloquent Sermon by W. Lashley Hall on Merits ot Bible
—Sacred Writings Pulsate with Vitality—Whole
Panorama of Life Displayed Createst Library in
Smallest Space.
52.62; John Satolich, $33.^5; Joe
Wormouch, $.14.65, Peter Yarosky,
$46.35; Arra Anderson, $111.55; Alex.
Honorf, $223,46; Joe Dubroff, $:!4I.65;
T. Bondochuck, 8104.WI; Percy C.
trotter, $368.65; W. F. Maleuoir,
?!8<i.T0,  H. Cook,  $417.75.
Mr. Cook gave evidence that he
was an engineer and  had been     em
ployed by the Pioneer Placer Mines, der was granted.
from May 2!' tp Nov. 19 at $100 per ; In the estate of Duncan Ferguson It
month Mr. Malenoir swore that he was directed that William Singer, ad-
was a miner and had been employed minlstrator, pay the taxes now due
from June 1 to November 19 at,on lot 32 blocklT In D.L. 553, North
wages of $3 50 per day. I Vancouver.
In  some  cases  W.   I.   Hrigns      said      Naturalization  papers  were grunted
davit of H. H. McVity was presented
proving publication of advertisements
and posting of notices. The consent
of 0. F. Llndmark owner of lot 18
und of W. A. Koote owner of lots
16 and 17; of Robert Howsou and "f
the diocese of Kootenay, owners of
the only lots affected,  was obtained.
No objections were tiled and the or-j Cright and  Interesting  Maga
zine Edited at  Nakusp
Work of Church
tion.    '■ -   r'.ey.   Bell  and   Pra
dolini to      an
nounce their intentions. T
ture o: Mi. erman will
leave a vacancj on the school hoard
of which Mr. Sturdy .s i ,>-.\ a member.
KEEN SHAFTS     SHOHT StSSION
OF ARROW OF LEGISLATURE
Premier Announces That Few
Legislative Measures Will
Be Taken Up
Tbe Chrlstmaatlde     number of the
Arrow the bright     and     interesting
that E.  A. Bradley had admitted the   to:   Nicola  Mercurio,  Italian  laborer;   monthly magazine, edited by  Rev. W.   forthcoming   -
accounts and  in  other cases     G.   S.   l.uigi    Gnrofola,      Italian,      laborer;   H.  Bridge of  Nakusp,  has  been     re
McCarter for his clients said that the   Georgio  Magaton,   Italian,  laborer.
strongest minds ever sent on earth.
The greatest hearts. The noblest
characters. The mouthpiece of Revelation itself.
This collection of writings gathered : (rom
into one volumne has     bad the larg
Thomas Smith charged with theft
the person of August Tarpanc
appeared before Police Magistrate
Hamilton on Wednesday evening. The
evidence went to show that while
Smith and Tarpanc were together in
a bar, prisoner put bis hand in
Tarpane's pocket, took a roll of bills
and ran out ol the door. He was afterwards arrested.
The magistrate found the prisoner
guilty and     sentenced     him  to two
In accordance with the suggestion
to make the claims of tho Bible a
feature of the preaching on Sunday,
Nov. 6, tbis is the substance ol un
address delivered by Rev. Lashley
Hall,  based  upou  II  Tim.  :*,  15.
Pointing out the difference between ; est circulatio. 01 any book—or score
"All scripture (is) inspired1' and of hooks. It Is still the biggest sell-
"Hvery scripture (that Is) inspired", er. tt sells even in CtBaa, where It
thc  speaker went on to say: could not once     be given away.     It
The :Hory of the sacred writings is circulates everywhere, among all
fascinating, full of romance—how ranks and conditions, in all parts of
tbey  came to be  written, how     they   the world.
came dowa to us. Not only are they       Venerable      with antiquity     these
concerned   with   heroes and acts    of ! writings have exercised a mighty in-
beroes,  but heroes and acts ol hero- j lluence upon the  nations. They   have
ism  are concerned     in  their produc-j shaken thrones and kingdoms, and re-  years in the penitentiary,
tion and tbeir Ion* descent    to    us. j volutionised  empires.  Tbey     are     a \    James Smith     wns     also charged
They cost blood to write and to hand   warning to all tyrants and tyrannies,   with theft from the person, the     al-
down,  and come to us marked   with | Everywhere welcome to the oppressed  leged victim being
the bloodstains   of men who lavished , wholesome in their     effect,     without
(heir 1'ives without stint. harmful nftermath despite upheavals,
Wc ure not worthy of all this, they are seen ingeminating liberty,
Judging by  our attitude hall the time   Integrity,      and   piety,  a trinity     Of
good.
The sailed writings stale not   with
the  yenrB.  They  contain  antiquarian
data  not   assessible  elsewhere.    They
are full ol wisdom. Their pnges     include the choicest   genu ol  literature
that     appeal    to    the heart.      Their
words are words of life.
Tbey  are destined   to grow In     ln-
Stole Money from Packet| Interruption of Service
Is Given Two Years'    Ihis Winter Unlikely
ceivcil.   II   well   merits   its   description
as "in unconventional magaxine lor
live people, issued monthly to dwellers .ui tbe arrow Lakes and their
friends  in the     old     country."     Tbe
In an     interview    with the premier
an  intimation      Was  made  that     the
ol   tli,'   ll
ture. which opens .,n January 21. will
be a short one. Tlie • tion     is
that   a  period  of  tine"      Wee •-•      will
suffice  in   which  to I "   ■   n( ■ -
cssary   public  bnsi:.. ss  .,;.,!   that tli re
"There is not likely to be any further Interruption in the power and
light service this winter," said Mayor McKinnon tins morning,
The interruption of the service this
week was caused by the unexpoctod
cold weather which occurred while
preparations for winter were being
made at tile' power house, In order to
rebuild the retaining wall the wator
bad been lowered ami the ice and
cold weather caused sand to be
Churned   up  Which   blocked   the  Hume.
and the lighl regard we show. We
haven't brains and stamina enough
to grapple with their great thoughts.
Tbe dime novel, the cheap magazine,
tin' daily newspaper, are our mea-
inire A'e limply haven't the capacity
(It would seem i. and are not tbe
equals  of  om   fathers for  close      and
steady thinking,
These   writings are  not tlie work    of
weaklings.   Far  other'   Tli. y   wen-tbe
an intoxicated
man who was ileeping In the back
room of an hotel. The prisoner
pleaded not guilty and after hearing
evidence H;s Worship declared that
while there was strong suspicion
..gainst prisoner the evidence wns
not sufficient for a conviction nnd
Smith  was discharged.
Prisoners of War
Taken to Vernnn
(Cc  ttnued on Page Two.)
Eleven prisoners of     war      arrived
! from the south    on    Thursday afternoon  under military escort and were
— taken  to the detention camp at Ver-
II. E. Homer Ilixon of Coldstreum non on Friday morning. While In tbe
i.ft on Saturdav for Vancouver, hav- city thev were place,I iu tbe provin-
ing secured a commission ln the Hal jail and, in the absence of Pro
102nd Regiment. Mrs. Homer-Dlxon vinclal Constable Rothwrtl who was
will spend the winter with friends ut at thc const, were guardod during
Calgary.—Vernon News. 'the night by t". and H. Gordon.
magazine has  a  weU written  and vig- will   be an  absiiic.   . :  '
orous eeiiit.'^'iei column, in whli lelation.
keen  shafts  of  the  editor  Unfailingly "The  crVsis  due  to tin   war,"    said
bit the mark, there arc a number   ol Sir   Richard,   "obviously    makes      it
Interesting  epKlal  articles and  much j,,.                for   tbe     various govern-
Information  regarding     tb'-  pro •     federal and                          at
and   artmti.s   ol   An  ■■'■    l.i.'-       set Ibis time to do much                     I   mark
tlcments. To those Interested   in   the ,jm,.    until      tin-t            ;,    wliili  the
work of the church in the district tlm British empire has Ml            tbat of
magazine specially appeals    an I    11 ,\,-.                                    be n    ae>
tb.ii.nigbly merits wide suppe rt. compliehed    i                            to     be
Borne or the local Items are i- fo ,',:   •      •             •      reds   the   main
lows: objeect in view.
Edorts for patriotic funds have ti"t "Tb.- unabated, W' have had a 'bully' con p.,. mal, it would
eerl In Nakusi>—made y:.i .mt ,,f it. be futile t,, attempt at this time    t..
p   \wis  organized  splendidly   by      the plaM  upon  the itatnl           iks   "I   thc
Women's Institute     (that's  a    dan,P. ■>,        \.   legislative   measures    which
Institution'i The little settlement at ,, i      nl; i celv                considers,-
Graham's Landing sent up  70" lbs   "I tion during ■  period     free     Irom the
vegetables  which  we have disposed   .if tunr,..il  of  war.   Tbe  government pro-
at current prices on behalf    of   the gnm tor ethe session will, therefore ]fe
Belgian Relief Fund, if there are any very light.    I anticipate    that    tbe
settlers without money, gift     I |    i, t ,,use will noi require to sit for more
potatoes,  eggs,   etl  .   f"i   sale on    be- thnn three weeks. Beyond     the   iiifn-
lialf of tb"  Patriotic.  Red  Cross,   or Bure providing for authority     for   a
Belgian Relief Funds Will                  ted moral   Hum   and the     Ri distribution
and may I"* lent to the Rdltor ol th"
Arrow, Nakusp.
arTOW Park hml a successful entertainment on November 25, on behalf of
the Belgian Fund. Nearly all the settlements on the l.ikes have d"iie nnd
are eitill doing their share.
(Continued on Page Right.)
bill. tber- w 11 be little lcgit-lntlon
which should long occupy the time
of the members."
Cunningham    M rrls,     formerly of
Revelstoke,  who   held a commission
ns Lieutenant in the Naval Reserve
las been transferred to the Royal
Naval Flying Corps. PAGE TWO.
THE   MAIL-HERALD,   REVELSTOKE
SATDRBAY, DECEMBER 12, 19H.
BUY YOUR
Christmas Goods
At Greatly Reduced Prices
Dress Goods
We have a large range of All-Wool Dress Goods
Regular 75c, now 55c.
Ladies' Hand Bags
A  large  assortment of the very newest Ladies'
Hand Bags.    This makes a Useful Gift.
Ladies' Duchess Bandolier Ties
We have just received  these Ties from Toronto.
The very newest Neckwear on the market.
Price 25c
We are offering special inducement on all
lines of merchandise.
REID & YOUNG
CHRISTMAS GOODS
Our Grocery Department is replete with all Xmas Fruits,
Raisins. Peels, Figs, Dates, Grapes, Nuts. Apples, Oranges,
etc., also a splendid showing of CHRISTMAS CRACKERS
Stockings, Candies and Cigars.
If unable to purchase Diamonds for presents, come and inspect our stock of ART POTTERY, Jardinieres, Casseroles,
DINNER SETS, CUT GLASS in new patterns. Silver Deposit Ware, CARVING SETS, SILVERWARE, Pocket
Knives. SAFETY RAZORS, Shaving Supplies.
Electric Goods, Carpet Sweepers, Sporting Goods,  Skates,
SNOWSHOES, Sleighs.   All at prices that
will appeal to Buyers
BOURNE BROS,, LIMITED
FIRST STREET
Imperial Bank of Canada
Capital Paid in
Reserve Fund
$7,000,000.00
7,000.000.00
HON". ROBKHT JAFPRAY, PELEG UOWLAND. KSi^ .
President. Vice-Pi i-idei-,;,
EDWARD HAY, Gen. ral Manager.
WILLIAM MOFFAT, Assistant General Manager.
Savings Bank Department
Deposits of $1 received and interest allowed from date of deposit
Arrowhead Branch
Revelstoke Bra-ch
a.». McCleneghan, Muna^
ALL OUR
CHRISTMAS   TURKEYS
WILL BE FRESH  KILLED.
I'.est Ever in Revelstoke ORDER EARLY
P. RURNS & CO., LIMITED
Choicest Christmas Goods
From Many Lands
-.■  tbe British Fleet Ims   solidly maintained t.he supremacy   '>f
the ge.is we are' in ,i position te, offer you the following high qualitj
.    Sultana and seeded Rate-Ana,    currents,   Nuti   r.f nil kinds,
in   Lemon,  Oranpe and    Citron     Minre Meat in    IS ,-ind  5 lb.
,   eilge,   in   packages  .•,n< 1   l-I;ish  jars,      Tdtiln      Itnisltn  and   Kit's,
'■tc.
ii tl -■   •    li ..re all fresh w guarantee satisfaction in both qual
nd price,
Phone -11
HOBSON'S
Box 784
Advertisements
The Did Book
(Continued Irom Page One.)
IN  THE  MAIL-HERALD
BRING RESULTS
creased interest in the time to come.
Men have delighted to give a whole
lifetime to their study — the
greatest minds—only to acknowledge
that the writings are higher than
themselves.
They are never out or date, and are
as up to date today as when they
were written. Instance the wonderful
poem with which the book of Genesis opens. Where else shall we find
compressed into a page a survey of
the universe from the beginning,
with its orderly development (under
the form of days) and 'its ascending
scale of being culminating in man?.
The sacred writings pulsate with
vitality. They portray a picture of
life beyond dreams, and show That
Life actually personified on earth—
the Life that blessed all It touched.
They always speak sense, having always something to say, and saying
it—unlike some persons in our experi-.
ence.
They bring us close to the heart of
things—to the hidden Mystery, the
spring of life—to thc Heart that
beats behind all the passiug shows of
time.
Today men of all races are reading,
of all types of mind, in a'.l walks of
life. It is the only book sold at' all
times at less than cost. Hence the
need of a Uible society, which, the
more business it does, the more it
needs help.
The  snered  writings—both  of     Old
and New Testaments—have a     secret
to deliver up to the one that     reads
aright.   Vou  can  read  without  interest,   without  profit,      without understanding,  and fail to note that there
is  an    unseen     Agent    co-opernting,
making the    meaning known.     There
are difficulties which you want to   bb
honest and not pretend not   to     exist.      You    don't     believe in plural
wives!   You cannot justify coming   in
with  a  message and   sticking a knife
through   the  heart—in   the  name     of
thc Lord!  That conception of God is
not  Christian.  If   you havc a theory
that  doesn't square with the     facts,
don't try to make the facts fit     thc
theory,  hut  make the theory   fit   thc
(acts!  The  fathers had  a theory     of
verbal   inspiration,  which  was no dit-
| Acuity   for them  but is a difficulty  for
' us. Not every scripture is inspired of
Cod.  but every scripture Inspired   of
| God  is  profitable in   varying    depree.
' UecauBC of an impossible theory some
I of the best minds have been arrayed
I against  the church.     We   require     a
I theory,    which recognises the   human
] elements  as well as divine;    just     as
today,  with the dreadful conflict   go-
I ine  on.   God has  His own hiph   pur-
I pose  as in  the  neginning,   which   He
is carrying out,     without overriding
human  agency.  It  is from that   One
Spirit  operating  in    manifold   forms
that the sacred writings spring.
I   cannot  recommend    a  mechanical
reading.   What will suit one will    not
suit another.    In a busy     age     time
-.   You  may  ;uck  out gems here
them in     your
thought.   You  may  take  whoie     sec
•.tive   studies and
- -    tnd r.ote  tbe   dif-
ftrencw  and  developrrer.ts.    And   for
I   helping hand.
If   n ■ ling,   which      has
-.nest   litera
turf    has   ma■ '.<• words    lose
4 the snar*
■      .
•   •■ words.
.King   read-
• ■   •
muddle
1  nei     :•• T:  ■
■..-,' e   ,,.|
that
■
■•■•.vs tbe dll
anei
dirge.
I;, id   '•. Bnd      •     tbi     tri
Igl   will   ge-
■
a strange,  new zest
trcbi i .
I    speri
r|btlildlng, never
intended   lor devi tional  reading;   the
•ii      of    I *
ed Inl    life bj
Wb\i
.st  will  he work  of ■
«nd  will  need the help of
•
seen.    I e ;ng    in
life, T ■   '  the events    of
theii   time  '.. their     cont.empo
■ ','. • r . -1     ,1    , r el ;•    |1
nrld'g history,    i   I
Mand  of Clod     The   i
>e  Instilled, ae In ih..
ct of A
*   I -   reaped ..f Babylon,
I Indlng a  me ming  In llfel   tntei pro!
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Sugar and Cream Sets at, a pair $ 3.50
8 in. Berry Bowl at, each $ 4.00
Tumblers at, a dozen  10.00
Fancy China, Brass Goods, Silverware, Electric Goods
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ir  these and other events, as well as
events Happening today.
You may take the historical setting, in the most critical fashion, and.
extract the idea of the time, within ut doing violence to the Truth. You
may see in the sacred writings how
current meanings merge into meanings deeper and higher, outstripping
the bounds of time, as in the writ-
:ngB of poetB you may find many a
; assage "Where more is meant than
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A New Fudge for Xmas
The Gift Season
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with a good selection of rich and dainty Jewelry at a very moderate cost.
Our well-assorted stock is at your disposal until after Xmas at
Specially Reduced Prices
Diamonds   Watches, Jewelry,   Cut Glass,  Silverware, Sterling and Ebony Sets, etc., are all included
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Jeweler    F. G. BEWS   Optician
i     new
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•    ,. Ml    two c ipi    of
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Toys! Toys! Toys!
/"\UR TOYS are moving fast and the early buyers are
^+*      reaping the benefit of the selection.
Our price and varieties never were so good as they are
this season.
We Moved the last of Our Toy
Stock on Our Sale Counter
Yesterday
A Special Discount of IS p. c.
On all Crockery, Glassware
and Toys
All goods packed and laid aside till required.
L. C. MASSON
The Busy Stores
MAIL-HERALD: BEST FOR LOCAL NEWS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1914.
THE MAIL-HERALD.REVELSTOKE
PAGE THRBB.
$20 in Gold
For Vou.I
"W7E will Give a Coupon with Every Purchase
made here between now and Xmas.   Each
extra one increases YOUR Chances to be the Lucky
Person who will be Presented with this
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Present Holiday Season. «*K)ur Stock of
Jewelry, Silverware, Etc., is the Largest and Finest
in the Interior, and we Offer Our 30 Year's Experience in This Business in Helping You to Select
Seasonable and Appropriate Gifts.
J. G Barber
Ratliicke's Pioneer Jeweler
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Bring Your Watch Repairing Early.
We Are Experts
MINISTERS TO
TOUR INTERIOR
Hon. W. J. Bowser and Hon.
W. R. Ross to Study the
Country's Requirements
The needs and requirements of the
most thickly populated section of the
interior of thc province, the Kootenay and Boundary districts, are to
he specially studied preparatory to
the formulation of the legislative
program for the forthcoming session
Of the provincial house. To tbat end
Hon. W. J. Bowser, Attorney-General, and Hon. W.R. Ross, minister of
lands, will leave Victoria on Sunday
for a tour  of a week's duration.
If occasion offers, opportunity will
he taken by the ministers to explain
at public meetings the entirely new
i.nd unprecedented situation which cou
Ironts this province, In common with
all sections of the empire, as a result of thc war. Members of the
legislature through whose districts
the ministers will pass, will co-operate to the end that the situation may
be fully explained.
Traveling by way of Spokane, the
ministers are due to reach Grand
Forks on Monday afternoon. Her< the
Attorney-General hopes to meet the
Doukhobors, having communicated to
Mr. Peter Veregin, their leader, to
this effect. He will discuss with them
the legislation of last year which
.bears upon their position as residents
of the province, and point out to
them the necessity for them to comply with the statutory provisions of
the province.
Trail will be reached on Tuesday
and the following evening will be
spent at Rossland. On Thursday the
ministers will visit Brilliant, where
there is a considerable colony of
Doukholjors, to whom Mr. Bowser
will explain the situation. Thursday
evening will be spent in Nelson, and
the following evening at Fernie. On
Saturday Cranbrook will be visited,
from which point the return juurnay
w'ill be made via Spokane.
SYNOPSIS   OF COAL MINING
REGULATIONS.
Coal mining rights of the Dominion
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Al-
lerta, thc Yukon Territory, the
North-west Territories and in a portion of the Province of British Columbia, may be issued lor a term ol
twenty-one years at an annuul rental of $1 au acre. Not more than
2,500 acres will be leased to one applicant.
Application for lease must be made
t.y the applicant in person to the
Agent or Sub-Agent of the district
in which the rights applied for are
situated.
Thc lease will include the coul mining rights only, but the lessee may
te permitted to purchase whatever
available surface rights may be considered necessary for the working ol
the mine at the rate of $10.00 an
acre.
In surveyed territory tho land must
te described by sections, or legal
subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract applied
for shall be staked out by the applicant himself.
Each application must be accompanied by a fee of ?5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are
not available, but not otherwise. A
royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the
rate of tive cents per ton.
The person operating the mine shall
furnish the Agent with sworn returns
accounting for the full quantity ol
merchantable coal mined and pay the
royalty thereon. If the coal mining
rights are not being operated, such
returns should be furnished at least
once a year.
For full Information application
should be made to the Secretary ol
tho Department of tho Interior, Ottawa, or to thc Agent or Sub-Agent
of Dominion Lands.
W. W. OORT.
Advertising    Pays
IF      you advertise
in  the Mail-Herald
REVELSTOKE ASSESSMENT
DISTRICT
COURTS OF REVISION AND
APPEAL
Notice is hereby given that a Court
of Revision and Appeal, under the
j ro visions of the "Taxation .Act"
and the "Public Schools Act" for
the Revelstoke Assessment District
will be held as follows:—At Court
House, Revelstoke, B. C, Tuesday,
29th day of December, 1914 at 11
'o'clock in the forenoon. At Govern-
'ment Offices, Nakusp, B.C., Tuesday,
."th day of January, 1915, at 2
o'clock in the afternoon.
Dated at Kevelstoke, B. C, December 8th, 1911.
(Signed) C. M. FIELD.
Judf,e  of  Court of    Revision     and
Appeal.
NOTICE
IN    THE    SUPREME    COURT    OF
BRITISH COLUMBIA
ln the matter of the "Winding Up
Act" (R.S.C., Chapter 144) and
Amending Acts, and In the matter
of Interior Publishing Company,
IJimited. ,
Appointment of Official Liquidator.
The Honourable The Chief Justice
has, by an order dated the 30th, day
of November, A.D. Wil, appointed
Ernest G. Rooke of Revelstoke, B.C.,
to be official liquidator of the above-
named company.
Dated     this 3rd, day of December,
A. D. 1914.
A. B. POTTEN'GER
District Registrar
The creditors of     the above-named
company and    all     others who have
claims against     the     said company,
formerly carrying on business   in the
city of Revelstoke, B. C., are on   or
before the 31st day of December A.D.
1914, to send     by post prepaid     to
Ernest G. Rooke, Esq., of the City of
Revelstoke,  B. C,    the     provisional
j liquidator of the said company,     to
his office. Revelstoke,   B.   C,     their
Christian     and eur names, addresses
and descriptions,  the full particulars
I of their claims, and the nature     and
amount of the securities, if any, held
hy     them, and the BpeciQc value     of
[such  securities  verified by oath,  and
| in default thereof     they will be per-
icmptorily excluded from   the benefits
of the said Act and "Winding Up Or-
ider.
The undersigned District Registrar
of the Supreme Court of British Columbia will on Thursday the 1st day
of February, A. D. ID 15, at thc hour
of 11 o'clock in the forenoon at his
office at thc Court House, Vancouver
B. C, hear the report of the lii/iida-
tor upon the claims of creditors submitted to him pursuant to this notice and let all parties then attend.
Dated this 27th day of November,
A.D.  1914.
A. B.  POTTENC.ER
District Registrar
CONSTIPATION RUI1C
ENTIRELY UT COR RISK
Unless Rexall Orderlies relieve your
■ bowel troubles and make you feel liloe
coming back to rhank us for telling
you a'hoiit them, then come back anyway, and ask us to give you back
your money. This is just as Btrong
;as wc can make this guarantee, and
we want to make it strong, because
we believe that Rexall Orderlies are
the be«t  bowel  remedy made.
Soothing and easy in action, they
. dense the bowels, thoroughly toning
and strengthening them, and make
you feel greut. They promote easy
and regular bowel action, help to
promptly relieve constipation and
overcome its cause. In these things
they differ from old-fashioned, harsh,
disagreeable salts and other physics
which usually give only temporary
relief and often leave the bowels in
worse condition than ever. They taste
like candy and even children like
them. They are particularly good for
children and for delicate and aged
people. In vest pocket tin boxes; 10c
25c.  50c.
You can buy Rexall Orderlies only
nt The Rexall Stores, and In this
town only of us. Bews' Drug Store.
SUGAR PRICE
IS LOWER
Decrease of Twenty Cents Per
Hundred  Pounds—Dollar
Drop in Month
Sugar hns dropped twenty cents. It
is now selling at S7.80 per hundred
pounds or $1 less than the price a
month ago. All other prices remain
the same.
FRUITS
Bananas, per doz 40® .50
Lemons, per doz. v 40
Apples, new, 4 to (itbs. .25
Oranges, from  , 25 to .50
Jap Oranges,  per box  75
Navul Oranges 50
Pears, 2lb«. for   .25
Cranberries   lb  .16
Grapes, Malaga,        .'25
Figs, cooking, '.'lbs. for .25
Dates, Hallow!    2   Tbs. for :2ii
Dates, Fard, 2I*bs. for ... Mo
Dates, Dromedary, pkg. .15
Walnuts, California, per lb. 35
Wailnuts, (Irenoble i.25
Pecans, per lb  .35
Filberts, per lb  .25
Almonds, per It  .25-9 .30
Brazils,  per tb  .25® .30
MEATS
Fresh killed beef, retail .05@.27J
Pork, retail   18® .25
Mutton, retail        12*;® .25
Veal, retail       13eJ@ .27
Hams, retail  25® .30
Bacon,  retail  28® .10
Lard, retail   .1"® .20
Chickens, retail  23® .25
ausages, retail  13® .15
Turkey, per lb  .30
Geeso,  per Ib  .25
Ducks,  per lb  .23
SUGAR
Granulated B. C. Cane
100 lb. sack          7.80
Lump sugar,  2Ibs  .25
Gran.  B.C.,  20 tb.  sack,    1.65
Brown sugar, 3Ibs  .25
Syrup, maple, bottle   .60
Syrup, gallon      1.75@2.00
Honey, comb, per Hi  .30
Honey, lib. jars 25® .35
FLOUR
Robin Hood   2.25
B. & K   Bread Flour   2.15
Five Roses  2.25
Lake of the Woods, bag 2.25
Royal Household   2.25
Purity Flour   2.25
King'b Quality   2.15
DAIRT PRODUCTS
Butter, creamery   .4"
Butter, dairy,  per Ib 32®  .35
Cheese, Canadian, per tb. .25
Cheese,  Can.  Stilton, Ib. .30
Cheese,  Imp.  Stilton, Ib. .60
Eggs, local new laid, doz 65
VEGBTABLBS8
Parsley, per bunch   .05
Dry, onions, 5 lbs. for .25
Cabbage, local, each ... .05® .10
N'ew Potatoes, tb  .02
Lettuce, tl) 10*3 .15
Tomatoes, fl)  .15
New  Carrots,  Ib  .02;
Turnips, per lb  ,0S|
Sweet Potatoes,   ID s. for ,25
Celery, per tb 5
Hotel keepers in Kelowna have applied to the city council for a reduction in license fees. Last year these
were increased from S30O to ?6O0 on
account of alleged prosperity, so in
lean times the hotel men thought
that it was only fair they should now
bc reduced.
GOOD POLICY
It's good policy to think of the future.
It's still better policy toprovide against
the misfortunes it may have In store
for you. The surest way ot protecting
yourself and family is a
LIFE JN8TJRANC E POLICY
with a reliable company. Tbe high
financial standing and long business
career of ihe Kootenay Agencies
makes it absolutely trustworthy.
Your time may be near at hand.
Don't delay.    Take out a policy now.
KOOTENAY AGENCIES, Ltd.
A. E. Kincaid. Manager.
E. G. Burridge <& Son
Plumbers and Tinsmiths
V\V specialise In
Metallic Ceilings, Corrugated Roofing, Fi mace Work and up-
to-date Plumbing
Work
WnrV Shop   Connaugbl  Ave.
i EVEL8TOKE       - B.O.
J. P. SUTHERLAND
Transfer      Draying
Handling Pianos a  Specialty
Phone 42
Night Phone85-
Keep   All  ..I . i    a   Me   del    Purse
Our service is swift
Our work high class
Our prices reasoi
No tal.i Ic too delicate for nur
process ol cleaning. We re
move shine or gloss when possible. Send us sometbii .• bind
to clean. We w ill denn nstrate
t he ti nth of our claims,
Men's Suits Cleaned, Si.SO
llliiNi:  I - TODA1
PARISIAN DYE WORKS
Ituy .,i„l Niu-l.t  I'll, ni
Offlci    is Firsl Btreet,
School Boys' Basket
Ball Schedule
IV    THR    SUPREME    COURT   OF
BRITISH COLUMBIA
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
In the matter of thc Winding Up Act
being Chnpter 114 of the Revised
Statutes of Canada 190fi and
amending acts.
AMI
In the matter of the Interior Publishing Company,  Limited.
For Xmas and New Year
Your Father
or
Your Mother
or Maybe
Your Best Girl
have perhaps not had their
photograph taken for a long
while, aud may be you would
like to have a photograph of one
or other for yourself.
Then why not send them one of
yours, and get one of theirs in
exchange. You'll get the photograph you havc been longing
for, and they will be favored by
your thoiightfulness.
A. DOUGLAS-TOURNER
Lending Photographer
FIRST BTREET
Dec.  11.—Janes vs. Flyess.
Dec. 1.*).—Flyers vs. Daby Giants.
Dec. 18.—Prunes vs. Whitewashcrs.
Dec,  22.—lanes, vs.  Baby (.Hants.
Dec. 2R— Spitfires vs. Myers.
Jan. .".—Prunes vs. Baby (.Hants.
Jan. 8.—Whitewashers ;vs, Janes.
Jan.   12—Whlttwasheri v. 1 aby Giants
Doc.  15.—Prunes vs. Flyers.
Dec.   111.—Janes  vs.   Spitfires.
Dec. 21.—Baby Giants vh.  Spitilres.
Dec.  24.—Flyers  vs.  Whitowashcrs
Dec.  J--.—Junes vs.  Prunes
On Wednesday evening, December 2
the teams lined up for volley ball at
the Y.M.C.A., as follows:
French Recruits.— W. Legallnis,
(Capt.) Dr. Heard, J. L. Hay, A.
Ross,  J. Coaling,  Oeorge Mcnne.l.
Scotch Reserves.—N. R. Brown,
(Capt.) John Little, W. Veith, A. C.
Haddon; J. S. Robs, I). Twiss.
The game waB fast and Interesting
nil the wiu through, with thc following result- French Recruits, 2;
Scotch Reserves 1.
The concert eiven on Friday evening in aid of the Belgian Relief fund,
by the pupils of the Vernon public
schools, proved such a popular nt-
jtraction thnt the large assemlilv ball
in thc Central school was entirely in
jndoiiiiatc for the attendance. About
100 only were admitted, 'in accordance with Fire Chiel Moflat's instructions.
CANADIAN
P.A C I F I C
Atlantic Steamships
SAILING FROM MONTREAL:
S.S. Missanabie    November 19th
Special Christmas Sailing
St. John to Liverpool
S.S. Missanabie, December 15
Palatial new (1914) One-Class Cabin and Third-Class Steamship. Incomparable Appointments, including a complete
Orchestra. Further Fall and Winter Sailings will be announced later.
Attention is called to the S."S. "Missanabie," which made her
maiden voyage ;rom Liverpool, October Tth. She is the last word in
shipbuilding nnd should prove an attractive MquMtlon to the Canadian trade. Dimensions are: length 530 feet; beam 61 feet; gross registered tonnng,' 13,000, Capacity, 520 cabin, 1,300 third class. There
aru spacious promenade decks, ver<andah rife, drawing room, lounge
gymnasium, smoking room, card room and orchestra. All the latest
and most npprovel devices for safety at sea nre employed, and
special attention has been paid to the ventilation system.
Full particulars as to rates and'reservations
to be had   from
A. WARRINGTON
Ticket Agent, Revelstoke -PAGE FOUR
THE   MAIL-HERALD,
REVELSTOKE
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1914.
Zbe flDafMberalb
POBUSHKD   WEDNESDAY   AND
SATURDAY   AT
BEVBL8TOKE, B> C
ADVERTISING RATES
Local Reading Notices and Business
Locals 10 cents per line each insertion. Minimum local ad charge 'i5c.
Display advertisements 25 cents per
ineh each insertion,  single column.
Legal advertising of any form, also
Government and Municipal Notices V2
cents per line first insertion and 8
cents per line subsequent insertions,
allowing 10 lines to the inch.
Applications for Liquor Licenses S5,
Applications for Transfer of Liquor
Licenses $7.SO.
Oil prospecting notices $7.50.
Land Purchase Notices, $7.0(1.
Water Application NoticrB, up to
100 words, $7.."id, over 100 words in
proportion.
die for. There is the material fact of
Belgium to be freed from its oppressors; and behind that is the future of
thc world and that faith upon which
| the future depends, which they can
now uphold with their lives and in
the hope that after their victory there
will bc a new age for them to live
in.
7:30
UNICfs;§,lLAI,rL>
jntertot ipublisbtna Gompang
LIMITED
E.  G.  ROOKF, Manager and Editor.
SATURDAY,  DECEMBER 12, 1014.
MURDER
I'nder the trite, terse beading,
-Murder,'* Collier's Weekly gives its
views of German atrocities. And in
proving that Germany was not jnsti-
r.ed—to express it mildly—In its outrageous treatment of ununiformed
men of Belgium, Collier's uses as an
t\ample its own early history, and
what it might have been if In 1775
tne English had followed German tactics in dealing with those who withstood tbeir advance. While Collier's
has always been most partial in cx-
pressing its unreserved sympathy
with Britain and the allies,- no greater proof of its feelings could he found
than by taking its own cquntry as
in example and in acknowledging the
technical standing of the forces which
were fighting against British rule.
The paragraph is as follows:
•Most of the atrocltea that the
Germane have committed In Belg'ium
1 ave been excused by them on the
ground that it was merely revenge Ion
what they call sniping. What sniping
.- la lescribed clearly by the war
I : respondents. When Qerman soldiers break into a Belgian termer's
e and seise his food   and     treat
1 :s   Jromen   brutally,   and   the   fanner
defends himself with arms,     that    is
-  [pii .-   The Germane punish     it by
ehootmg. as a wariftng, not only   the
mer involved, but several scon    ol
rs,   When  a   Belgian   farm-
■-.   without   uniform,      uses whatever
-   •    :    -  to help defend  his coun-
t ib.it,  again    is
estruction ol  Louvain
■ • •  ■ net on a large se ile
'. r -  .s Ing,  N'othlng could     be
 the German attl
•    -    •   ; • it.     and      not!
■ • ■.:: the dut Unresist    the   German     thi
t thej ■ .-■   themselves
>.  1!. in  1""'.  the British had
tion
gland far-
it   .  • .   Britis
Lexingl
■  •
■ I    ■   ,   •     the Brit
..... , .     .
try A thai
rebel. Within I
. •   •       when An i
•
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• il. e|     tr.       '■.:..• •
•   • • they would bavi
■elves by burning Vera Ci
FROM THE SANCTUMS
D TO BB YOUNG
•  •■     mood tettl
■>o  suddenly   i lidly    i.v;
- e.f  tbeii   life. '
ething   to
■ad II i"-,ed  be, to
MUST MAKE SACRIFICE
Lethbridge Herald: We observe with
a good deal of concern that in a
number of the smaller towns of the
province a marked hesitancy is displayed by citizens at the suggestion
that they should serve on the council
board, for the reason no doubt that
owing to the uuusual business conditions they do not want to assume
the responsibilities of oilice during
the coming year. This is a time when
men must make sncrilic.es on behalf
of their communities. It is true, conditions are  bad,   that municipal    I'm-
',-mcing is difficult and the strictest
economy must be observed, but these
! facts warrant     men     of ability and
| public spirit sacrificing their time
and their personal inclinations to
serve the welfare of the communities in which they live. At no period
in our history wi'i 1 saner municipal
government be needed more than during the coining year. Competent men
must be kept at the helm to direct
atlairs. All partisan and sectional
consideration should be buried in the
'common effort to put the control of
municipal affairs In each community
in the hands of men who can rely upon the united support of the people.
TEMPI'S FHG1T
Edmonton Journal: There iB nothing that brings home to the close
newspaper reader the swift, passage of
the years than such an item ns came
over the wires the other day Irom
Chicago. It was to the effect that
"Baby" McKee bad been fined S10
and costs in a police court in that
city for resisting a police officer who
was endeavoring to arrest him for
disorderly conduct. When Benjamin
Harrison was at tbe White House,
this grandson of his was born there,
and the Sunday editors made ns
more familiar with the youngster
than with many of our own flesh nnd
I lond. But the cold facts ol the encyclopaedia make it all too plain
tbat this Was 25 years ago. In the
meanwhile, it is apparent, "Baby"
has moved about a little. A similar
shock   was experienced    some  months
ago    when     the     ongfl uent  of  the
original    of      "Little    Lord  Fauntle-
roy" was announced, and it was   in
timated   it  the same time    thai     he
was a bald headed) man ol middle age
who was    thought    to be a confirmed
bachelor.
m.. Benediction and Rosary at
p. m.
ST. PETER'S
Third Sunday in Advent. Services
ns follows: 8 a.m. Holy Communion
11 a.m. Matins 7.'10 p.m. Evensong.
Prayers for use during the war will
bc said both morning and evening.
The Rector will preach both morning
and evening. Sunday school at 2.30
METHODIST CHURCH
Services are conducted by thc pastor, Rev. Lashley Hall, on Sunday,
at U a.m. and 7..'10 p.m. Next Sunday morning, subject "Second Part
of What to Beliiove and Why."
Evening subject, "The Good News."
Sunday school and Bible classes at
2.3d p. m. Young People's meeting
(Bpworth League) Mondays, 8 p.m.
Prayer service, Wednesdays, S p. m.
We shall be glad to see you.
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
The regular services will be conducted next Sunday by the minister
Rev. J.W. Stevenson, who will preach
at 11 a.m. on "Forebearnnce" and
at 7.30 p.m. on "Do the People Want
n Better ('ity." Sunday school and
Bible classes at 2,30. Young People's
meeting in charge of missionary
mittce, Tuesday nt 8:00 p. m.
Wednesday (evening tbe regular weekly
prayer meeting. Strangers are invited
to all the services.
WOMEN POINT THF WAY
in Sews The Nelson and District Women s Instititl i is ta mg a
step m the right direct!
Ing to secure speakers ul Its Saturday afternoon meeting who will set
forth Borne ol the reasons why tbe
public should buy it home and ask
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AT   THE   THEATRES
Edward Adair is
Buried in Vancouver
With many tributes of respect and
esteem of a large c'.rcle of relatives
and friends, the late Edward Adair, a
well-known citizen of Vancouver and
former resident of Revelstoke, was
laid to rest in Mountain View cemetery on Thursday afternoon. While
addressing a meeting of Ward Four
Conservative association on Monday
i.'ight he was seized with an attack of
heart failure which proved fatal.
The late Mr. Adair was born at
Bothwell, Ont., in 1819. After spending several years in the lumber business in his native province he came
to British Columbia in 1*>84 and engaged in bridge and snow shed building in the construction of the Canadian Pacific railway. Upon the completion of the road he took up his residence at Revelstoke, where he later
organized the Adair Mining company,
which holds valuable properties in
the Big Bend country. Eight years
ago be removed to Vancouver and for
live years was engaged with the local
Wbranch of the department of Immigration, He made several trips to the
Jld country lecturing upon the op-
ttics which Canada und particularly the western provinces nave to
i.tl.r to the settlers from the   British
isb'S.
Mr.   Adair   was a  staunch  conserve
nt  member of the
,1,'h be Joine I Ln 1861.
The members of Britannia Lodge bad
■ .if the funeral winch t,,ok place
. 123 Graveley
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as mother's best effort if the icing is made this way:
Mix y4 cup of FRY'S CHOCOLATE POWDER with
2 cups of powdered sugar, adding 2 tablespoonfuls of
cream or of boiling water.   That's all!
FRY'S makes an icing of delicious flavor, silky smoothness and rich appearance.   Just try it, but™
Remember: "Nothing will do but FRY'S
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TOMORROWS SERVICES
CATHOLIC
I   Francis church, MoKmili  tvt
tnd Fifth street, Pastor, Hev.   .1. 0. i
NfaeKensie,    Sunday    serviced       I,'.*
Mnss nt 8 a.m. and     High Mass   at
10;SO  a.m.   every      Sunday.      Sunday
sehool for the children nl  910 p.m.,
P-enedlCtlon nnd Itosnry at 7:80 p in ,
Confessions Saturday I to r, nnd I'M
to 0 p.m. and Sunday morning I'M
to 8. Weeks days:—MaM every morning at 7 o'Oloak, ConfcHHions before :
Vass.   First  Fridays - Mass  at  8 a.,
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where howei ' i tht Gai man" ai a A
to bs stubbornly raining,
That Germany realiMi that     field
Marshall von    Ulndenberg't brilliant
verp   which   brought   the      tier
ilmost before Warsaw again af-
r they  had been  thrown   back  tothe
in frontier ■•.as not really
Ictory w e    icknowledged
.1 tbe German official
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sidered di li feated.
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i' anient    t.,   Pari      from   Itoideinix     ii
squadron    of    neroplnnes    ii doing
e   tht e ipltal to wind
oil possible „| tucks  bv     hostile   nlr
tn H-rance (00,000 yoilthl of the
Clnss of 19III hnve (tone into training
in   tbl   military   tempt   aii'l   barracks.
it is I'M", i, ,i they will be ready for
I In- rampaii'ii   in   t lie spi ing. I
COMING!
COMING !
Dr. S.L. Taube
The Eye-Sight Specialist
of the Taube Optical Company, of Calgary and Vancouver,
will be at my store on
SATURDAY. DECEMBER 19th
mid if there is anything wrong with votir eye-sight don't fail to
consult Ititti and get ""' benefit ol forty-four year< experience
in the profession, All work absolutely guaranteed heU'»iud.
F.G. BEWS
The returns of the salmon pack ln
British Colutnljla just issued show
that   tbe  total  pack  this year wins 1,-
 ,000 cases,     About half of     these
iCkeye One third of the pack
vas fn,m the Fraser Hiver. The rest
ll contributed by canneries on the
ll • ens and othei  northern riven.
In   Plot   Ol   tht   fact   that      but    one
week el iv this year    intervenes    be-
tween Christmas Day and the follow
'mg  Sunday,  an  order in-eoiinril    was
•   laHt   week   at   Victoria   dSClSJ
Ing Saturday, Decembei  N, to  be ■
public  and  bank  holiday. This      also
applleM to Baturday, January 2, 1918,
Temporary commissions lor the
duration of tbe war art being offered
le, fi,imer oflirers of the Uritish regular and territorial forces provided
they ran roni|1y with the medical and
other te,|iiirements. The, army council
,.f London has notified the governor-
general of t'nnn.la that    ln view     of
the fact that there are many ex-service oflirers between the ages of 25
and in resident in Canada who would
welcome an opportunity of rejoining
their old corps, that the British government will provide free passage to
and from droit Britain und make an
ullowaucc of CIO sterling lor uniform
and' t*7 ids. for camp kit. Retired of-
flcers of the special reserve and ex-
milit'ia officers arc offered the same
inducements.
The concert given on Friday evening in aid of the Helglun Relief fund,
by the pupils ot the Vernon public
schools, proved such a popular attraction th'it the large assembly hafl
in the Central school whb entirely Inadequate for the attendance. Ahout
100 only were admitted, In accordance with Fire Chief Moffat's instruction.". 'SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1914.
THE MAIL-HERALD   REVELSTOKE
PAGB FIVB
SOCIAL AND PERSONAL
EDITED BY MISS FLORENCE LAWRENCE
Those having items for publication
in the Mall-Herald social and personal column are requested to call
up phone 63.
Mrs. A. E. Miller vvill not receive
again* until February.
Mrs. Hyatt will      not receive
Tuefeday, December 15.
on
Mrs. George Ingram is at tbe
const,  on a short  vacation,
Mr. Fred Silton of Rossland was
in town thc tirst of the week.
Mrs. Aman entertnined a few friends
nt five hundred on Friday evening.
Mr. Ed. Tremble returned on Sun.
day from a short visit to Vancouver.
Mr. James Beverly of Victoria
paid a brief visit to the city on Friday.
Miss Madge Wilson left on Thursday for Vancouver to visit Mrs. J.
Macaulay.
Mrs. W.J. Coulthart will not restive again unt'il the second Friday
in  January.
Mrs. Alice Lee left on Tuesday for
Vancouver to attend the funeral of
Mr. Edward Adair.
Mrs. C. Marshall returned on Thurs.
day noon's train from a few weeks
visit to Vancouver.
Mrs. Haug is around again, having
recovered from a severe attack of la
grippe.
Mrs. Bob Raphael of Vancouver iB
visiting Mrs. Gus Lund of Fourth
street.
Mr. and  Mrs.  N.R.  Morgan     spent
ed to her home today.
Mrs. George Singer and little son
are in thc citv to spend Christmas
with Mrs. Singer's mother, Mrs. J.J.
Woodland.
The manv  friends of Arthur Parker
MrB. J. P. Kennedy returned home
from the hospitnl on Wednesdny,
much improved in health. During her
illness her room at the Central school
bas been taught by Miss Edna Corson.
The last of the series of teas given
by the Ladies ol the Altar society of
the Catholic church was held at the
home of Mrs. Frank McCarty on
Thursday and was n huge success,
over $100 being cleared. The affair
was carried to its climax in a very
Wednesday in town a guest at one ol Capable manner by the ladies in
tbe hotels. charge. Mrs. M"r»rty and Mrs. Tarrv
received the guests at the door.  Miss
Mrs. Horn who has spent the   past  Ben nnd Mig8 promey had charge   of
eleven weeks at the hospital, return-   the candy table. The culinary   table,
with its load of good things was look
ed after by Mrs. Whitby, while Mrs.
W.H. Sutherland and Mrs. R. Smythe
bad the fancy work table. Mrs. Melville, Mrs. Glasple, Mrs. Hobson nnd
Mrs. McEachrcn attended to the
v:ants of the  guests in     the    dining
will be pleased to hear of his re- room and Mrs. Bunnell and Miss Mc-
covery from a severe though short Kenzie wer? in chnrce of the Christ-
illness.  He  left  the  hospital  the day   mas tree.      Santa  Claus was present
before yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Remiugs, Miss
Muriel Lightbourne and Douglas
Potter, all of New Westminster, passed through the city on Thursday on
their way to Montreal to spend
Christmas with their grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Howard. On
Christmas day, Mr. and Mrs. Howard will celebrate the 65t.li anniversary of their wedding.
Skating on the river is now in full
swing and many skating parties have
all day and was tbe centre ,,f attrnc- I
tion for the children In the
evening a concert was held with the
Riverside orchestra in nttendan-e.
Those who sang solos were Misb
Blanche McCarty, Mr. Bennett, Mr.
Whitby and Mr. Ralph Lawrence. The
ladies wish to thank all those who
assisted in making this and the other
teas so successful.
In connection with the bazaar given in the opera house next Wednesday by the Girls' Sewing cluss in aid
been enjoying themselves for the past   of thc Belgian  Relief,  there will be
Miss  Margaret   Jackson    of   Green-   few days.  The  ice is in  charge of Mr.
wood passed through Revelstoke yes-   i,.  w.  Wood  and    Mr.  Cecil  Atkins,
lerday  on her  way to Calgary.
Miss Delia Willard underwent an
• -iperation at the Queen Victoria hospital on Tuesday morning. She is. doing nicely.
Mr. Harry Cook of Arrowhead, who
las been at the Queen Victoria hospital for some time returned home
on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Howson returned on Saturday from a extended
visit to Mrs. Howson's home town,
Bradford, Pa.
Miss Margaret Saunders, who has
leeen visiting friends in Revelstoke for
the past two weeks haB left for her
borne in Woodstock, N.B.
Miss Lillian Lee is now one of the
.-taff at Reid & Young's taking the
place of Miss Cleave, who has gone
Cast  on a three months vacation.
Gordon Kenward  wishes to     thank
liis class-mates for the letter sent him
.nd Miss Patrick his teacher for can-
v.   Cordon  hns  been  ill    for    some
time from a nervous breakdown.
Mrs. Isabella Cochrane nnd infant daughter of Penticton, B. C,
spent Thursday in town enroute to
Edmonton, where they will Bpend
Christmas with Mrs. Archi'.iald Jones.
Beverly and Thelma Kenward have
I oth heen ill with scarlet fever but
.re getting along nicely. Their brother, Gordon has not taken the fever,
is mnny of his friends think, but Is
Buffering from  nervous trouble.
Mrs. William Macaulay of Fernie
spent Wednesday in Revelstoke,
guest at one of the hotels. Mrs. Mac-inlay is on her wiuy to
Toronto to visit her mother-in-law,
Mrs. Daniel Macaulay. Her busbnnd
will meet her at Medicine Hat and
accompany her the rest of the way.
Mrs.   E.   Corning   entertained      the
who have everything arranged for the
convenience of tho Bkaters. Huge lires
are kept going continually. Hot soup
and cotfee may be procured at a
smiil'l price and skates will be sharpened.
concert in thc evening w,th a program as follows: Solo, Miss Parker;
solo, Mrs. H. Goddard; dialogue,
Misses Kathleen Fi Id and Florence
Lawrence; solo Mr. Hawker; solo
Mr. R. Lawrence; piano duet, Misses
Edna Corson and Marjorie Lee; tableau, "The Sleeping Beauty", main
The Young People of St. John's characters—Sleeping Beauty, Louise
church listened to a very interesting Aman; Prince Chaining, Florence
debate at their regular meeting on Lawrence; boIo, Mr. W. Hardmrm;
Tuesday night. The subject was "Re- tableau, "Military Hospital" charac-
solved that Capital punishment ters:—Matron, Miss Kathleen Field,
should be Abolished." Tbe affirms- Hiid Cross nurse, Miss Alma Corson:
tive was taken by Miss Creelman and Doctor, Mr H. V. Morgan and pnt-
Jinimie Lawrence and the negative bv ie-it, Maurice Hack; Bolo, Miss
Mrs. W.A,. Sturdy and Mr. Adam/Bell Blanche McCarty; concluding chorus,
The judges, Mr. Ross, Mr. Creech and cntire company. The admission to the
Mr. Hadden decided in favor   of   the   concert is    free.     A silver collection
negative.
The members of the GirlB' Sewing
class who have not finished their donations for thc fancy work table for
tbs bazaar on the llith, will please
make in ellort to complete them at
once. Any donations of fancy work
plain sewing, ciindy, and cooking of
all kinds will be gratefully received
by the girls. These donations may be
taken to the treasurer, Miss Alma
Corson, Second street or will he
called for if the donors leave their
rames with the president, Florence
Lawrence, phone fi"; the secretary
Kathleen Field, phone 213.
The Girls' Sewing class will hold
a sale of work and tea in the afternoon of Dec. 16 in the opera house,
followed by a concert and dance in
the evening. In connection with the
bazaar there will be a fancy work
table, a culinery table and fish pond.
.* gipsy fortune teller who reads
hands with wonderful accuracy will
be there. In the evening a silver collection will be taken up. The musical
part of the program will be rendered
by well-known local ta'ent and two
tableaux will be enacted by the girls,
the first the inside of the military
hospital and the other, the Sleeping
reauty. The girls of     this class wish
will be taken up during the evening.
Following the concert will be a
dance with Orr's orchestra in attendance. The admission will be gentlemen ">0c. Ladies free. Refreshments
may be procured by all who wish,
during the entire evening.
More Contributions
to Patriotic Fund
A number of s-i! scriptions from
Bear Creek have reached the Patriotic fund, which now amounts to donations J73S and subscriptions of
s'.30. Those not previously acknowledged are:
Name. Ln. Sm.    Sm. p. M.
Y.M.C.A. Bihle class on Wednesday to make known to the public that
evening. -\ very delightful time was they are not working for their own
spent with music, etc. A number of ends, for the total proceeds ol this
the members who were absent from affair will go toward the Belgian Re-
town, wrote very interesting letters lief fund. Will you not help the girls
which were read aloud during the I y patronizing this their tirst ven-
i "i'iiing and were much enjoyed. Sup- ture7 This is a fine opportunity to
per was served before the party broke help the Relginns and at tbe sine
up. time get full value lor your money.
Brought Forward,
Miss  A..  Blackberg,
A.   McGregor,
Thomas,
Sinclair,
Corkill,
Pauleiizuk,
Anderson
Soucie
John Grudt,
R.  Romanc7.uk,
fiust Frauseu,
.7. Koski,
Eric Erickson,
J.  Carpoolf,
P,  Anderson.
Cordon  Blnckwel],
I :nn Peressini.
Totals,
$714.40 -s'.-Jl.Oo
$5.00
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5.00
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1.00
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8738.00  $330.5**,
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MOVING  A   HEAVY  FRENCH   AUTI i.I.ERY  PIECE INTO ACTION
C. B. HUME & CO., LTD.
Revelstoke's Departmental Store
FAMILY SHOE
OUTFITTERS
We Mm to Clve Maximum
Wear at a Minimum Price
DRY GOODS DEPARTMENT
" Christmas as Usual
The Children Haven't Gone to War
We can all do our " Little Bit" toward making the lives of the little ones cheerful despite
the gloom that exists.
Never was our Stock of Holiday Goods in better condition.
Substantial Gift" Goods in every Department of the Store.
SHOP   EARLY
Black Silks at Special Prices
This Store is headquarter for Black Silks.
and when special lots appear from time to
time, we are glad to share the havings with
our customers. These Silk* are suitable for
wear during the entire year, being medium-
weight, and permitting of draping in any
style.
Special Black Silk, one yard wide, at $1.75
Bargain Tables
Visit Oar Bargain rabies.    Hundreds of articles to choose from. A tahle each at 25c, 50c, $1
Ladies' Combination Underwear
I,idies' and Children's Combination I'nder-
wear, any si//i and in the warm fleecy winter
goods at $1.50 to $5.00.
Ladies' New Neckwear
In Fancy B ixes. Always a Sensible Gift.
All the new ideas in high roll aad vest effects
at from 25c. to $5 00.
GLOVES—Despite the shortage in the Glove
Market we have been able to replenish our
stock, and can supply almost any kind of <»
glove in children's and ladies', $1,110 to $5,00
Men's Furnishing and Shoe Dep't
\% -1to11 jfg
Shop now and shop in the morning.   Don't wait until
our stock has been picked and the sizes gone.  Get it now when we are in a position to make
Xmas Shopping Easy for you.   Later it will be impossible for you to get the attention good service demands.
A FEW SUGGESTIONS:
SUITABLE AND USEFUL GIFTS FOR A MAN-
SWEATER COATS, from $3.50 to $8.00. DRESSING GOWNS AND SMOKING COATS, from $4.50
to $15 00 UMBRELLAS, $3.50 to $8.00. DANCING PUMPS either with or without ankle straps,
Prices $4 00 and $4.50. FELT SLIPPERS, $1.25 to $3.00. LEATHER PULLMAN SLIPPERS at
$2 50 to $4.50. LEATHER OPERA SLIPPERS. $2.25, $2.50 and $3.00. MENS BOOTS at
$4 00 to $7 50 SUIT CASES AND CHIPS, $3.00 to $40.00 MUFFLERS. ,i wide assortment of
colors and shapes, prices 50 cts, to $6.50 each. FANCY HOSE, boxed, 75c. and $1.00. SILK
SHIRTS at $3.50 and $4.50. GLOVES in mocha and cape, silk lined, fleece lined, and Jur lined at
$1.75 to $350 pair. FANCY ARM BANDS, fancy boxes at 35c. to 75c. FANCY SUSPENDERS at
75c to $3 00 pair. SUSPENDER SETS, Armlets. Carters and Suspenders at 75c. to $3.00.
GARTER SETS with arm bands at $1.00 per set. MUFFLER SETS at from $2.25 to $3.00 per set
PIPES from 75c to $10.00 each. MILITARY BRUSHES at trorc $4.50 to $9.00 per set. COLLAR
BOXES at from $1 00 to $3.00 each. TOBACCO POUCHES at Irom 35c. to $3.00 each. BILL
FOLDERS at from $1.00 to $3.50 each. CIGAR CASES, 75c. t $3.00. CIGARETTE CASES from
$1 00 to $2.00. CUFF LINKS engraved initials at $1.00 to $2.00 pair. JEWELRY SETS for dress
wear at $2.50 to $4.50 per set. HANDKERCHIEFS in excenda, lawn, lin-n and silk, at 15c. to
$1 50 each. NECK TIES, in  newest shapes and at prices from  50c. to $3.00 each.
Grocery and Crockery Department
Everything for Christmas
Christmas Groceries
Table Raisins, 2Uc. 25c. 35c. and 45c.
per pound.
TnbJe Figs, 20c. Ib. or '2 lbs. for 3.r>c.
35c. nnd lie. lb.
Seeded Valencia Raisins, packages.
2 lbs. for *25c.
Table Dates,  bulk  or in the package
Seeded Muscatel Raisins, pkgg.
Bleached Sultan Raisins, packages.
Not-a-Seed  Raisins,  packages.
Cut Peel, 1 tb. packages, ready Ior
the cake.
Currents, cleaned,   1  tb. packages.
Almond Paste In 1 lb. tins.
l-helle'd Almonds .and shelled Walnuts
Almonds, California Walnuts. Brazil,
Filberts and Peanuts.
Popping Corn and CocoanuU and
Sweet Potatoes, Jap Oranges. Naval Oranges, Crapes, Gr,i|.e Fruit,
Bananas and all kinds ol the very
finest apples grown.
Friday and Saturday Specials
]/.   lb. Tin of Cocoa. 2 for 15c. !j  lb, Cakes of Chocoltue    _   15c
3 Tins Sardines        25c.
Watch Our Corner Window for Christmas Crackers
fWM. FAOB SIX.
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THE   MAIL-HERALD. REVELSTOKE
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1914.
SALE
Of Crockery, China and Glassware
Those left behind must be considered as well as those at
the front. To make Christmas buying easy, from now
until Christmas Eve, all our stock of Crockery, Fancy
China and Glassware will be sold at 20 per cent, off
regular prices. Large stock specially selected for
Christmas Trade.
G. W. BELL, LTD.
Carpet Squares $7.75 up.
Floor Oilcloth  45c sq. yd. up.
Linoleum  60c sq. yd. up.
HOWSON & CO., Ltd.
Blankets. 7 lb $4.40 up.
Flannelette Sheets 12x4 $2.20 up.
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WE STAND AT THE TOP
ot the building material business
simply because we have earned
that position. Our plan of selling
onlyi standard qualities of plaster, lime, cement, etc., at as
reasonable prices as possible is
what makes experienced builders
give us the preference. Does such
a proposition interest you?
GLOBE LUMBER CO., LTD.
KING EDWARD HOTEL
H.J.  MCSORLEY. PROP.
REVELSTOKE, B. C;
Strictly First-Class
Rooms—Single, en Suite, and with Bath
Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Co.. Ltd.
Importers and Wholesale Dealers.
Manufacturers of Aerated Waters
CIGARS
WINES
LIQUORS
Agents for Calgary Beer
BEST ACCOMMODATION PHONF. 20:
Hotel Victoria
K. Lavohtox, P
Choicest of Wines. Liquors, end Cigars
Jack Laughton, Proprietor
First Street,  Revelstoke, B. C.
ORIENTAL HOTEL^
suitably furnisher.! with th*--- choicest the
market affords. Rest W Liquors and
Cipars.   Rates $1 a day,    M mthly rates.
J.    ALBERT      STOISTB PROP-
Union   Hotel
A. P. LBVBSQtJE, Proprietor
FIRST STREET, REVELSTOKE, I*. C.
MEAL TICKETS $6.oc
SAM   MCoMAHON L'Kh« and heavy Wagons, light'and heavy
1 Sleight, Buggiea, Cutters, Plow*. Harrowa
General Blackimith Farm.Implements. Waifwin imuia and mpairaii
Agent for John Deere and Company and International Harvester Co.
;Fnrm implements
tfoTWTsMOEINQ A SPECIALTY RCVELSTOKC, DC.
On Monday the Utica shipped a car
of high grade zinc. It was sent to
Colorado.
shipped from the H. B. mine, at Sal   ^
mo, to Perdue, 111. ' *^-
  \rnt-
The production of copper im Japan ' m*~
lii 1913 was :lll<i metric tons above I f^
the previous record of 01,471 toiiB in 3*^"
1912. Thc value of the production in m*~-
191-J was $20,045,526 and lnl913, \^Z
$20,71(i,800. Most of the ore "is smelt- <g-
ed at the mines. Exports iu 1912 aud ^-
1913 were valued at less than S
jf 1,000. ^-
SALE
STILL CONTINUES
The Gold Reel mine on Six Mile
creek near Rossland has closed down
for the winter. Consldeo^lble work has
Juan done during the past few month-
nnd prior to closing down a trial
shipment of four tons of ore wan
brought down for shipment to Trail
smelter, lt is the 'intention to re
sume work  in the spring.
A good shoot of concentrating and
high-grade ore is reported to havi
been opened on tlie Great Northern
property near Trout Lane. Tbe ore
body is about 70 ft. long and averages in the neighborhood ot 4 ft. in
width. H. McPherson and associates,
who have a bond on the property,
have secured an extension.
Tt is reported that good pay dirt
can still be found on Cunningham
creek, near Greenwood. All this season Chinaman have been working on
tbe upper part of Rock creek. On the
south fork James Copland has been
taking out gold all summer. A local
syndicate has leased half a mile of
ground on Rock creek .near the
"House of Blazes" and will put in a
flume to drain it this fall. Next summer the ground will be thoroughly
prospected and may create a boom in
that old camp.
Sweeping
Reductions
New Goods being Opened Up Every Day
A meeting of the shareholders in
the Silver King, Iron Mountain, and
Sunset (gold) groups, was held recently in Chilliwack. The report ot
Mining Engineer Crosslutid on the 3
properties was received. About StiOOO
in development work has been done
on the Silver King group. This
group contains gold, silver and copper, and Mr. Crossland reported 25,-
000 tons of ore in sight, and recom- ■
mended the driving of three If, ft. '
tunnels in the property. The iron in
the Iron Mountain group was stated
to be of good quality, but that it j
!oes not exist in auffldent tonnage to
be a paying proposition. It was
strongly recommended that the Sunset mine he opened up and developed,
formation, with
• class
prospect.
The Revelstoke
Hardware Go.
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RADIUM FROM
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WINDSOR HOTEL
EUROPEAN PLAN
Good'Accommodation.       Reasonable Rates.!
Cafe in Connection
■
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tre
•     the
Oer-
maf-
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The  ••
•
RAII.U \)  TIME TAKI.
:.., leave •
, Vancou
11.08 a a .    IM
a.m.
:    from  Toronto
arrive   it. 7 0ri a .it 7,20 a.m.
I 'rom Vancouver to Toronto,
nrrr.e   nt   12.15   a.  m      leave    it.   1.06
a m.
No,  -*il, from \rrow
tend.  leave 7.30 a.m.
<n:',. rrom Arrowhead to Hovel
stoke, arrive 4.40 p.m.
No '! makN connection wild the
Cknnagnn line at Sicamous, returning
leaves BlCamOtll nt   II 150 p.m.
Trains N'os. I and 2, mako nil local
stops between Revelstoke and Htca-
mous.
Trains Nos. S and I, make local
stops between Slcnmomi and Kam
loops.
Kire alarm signals are giveu thus.
Two strokes, interval    five seconds,
four strokes, Box 21. No of box will
also be shown  on indicator    at   fire
hall.
Practice signal.—Six (6) strokes of
bell slowly.
Testing   signal.—Three (3)    strokes
! bell slowly.
Fire  Out  signal.—Two  (2)    strokes
o! bell slowly.
Defect signal.—One    (1)    stroke   of
•ell slowly.
FIRE BRIGADE NO. TWO
Box  No .  II—Corner    First   street
McKenzie avenue, C. B. Hume & Co.
Box No    I**).— Corner     First   street
and Rokeby avenue,
Box  No.   16.—Corner  Second  street
overnment    Road    and    Opera
House.
No.   17.—Corner    Third   street
impbell avenue, Globe Lumber
pany.
Bi     ""   i        '   P. R. station.
Corner Filth streel
an'l McKenzie avenue, Catholic
church.
Ixth     street
and *   * ie, W. A, Foote.
' orner Fourth   street
McArthur  avenue.
Boi * 'orner Fourth   street
niid  Townley  avi
e.iiil    street
.'.  Mrs.  Baker.
FITS  bull   No.   J.
Hospital.
Central  School.
Box -'.elkirk  School.
FIRH  BRIGADE NO. ONE
No   ii    Fire Hall No. 'mc.
Hot   No,     28,    Fr.,at    street    west.
P R,  bridge.
Bo    *■'.    t'e.   Corn<tr     King     and
Douglas itre<sti   Palaee Meat Market.
Hot   No    17    CoroOT  Second  street.
SOd      Wales      rtreet,    buck   Ol  O.itirt
house.
BOI   NO     18.    Corner    Third      and
Charles streets, rowan block.
H. V. cTWORGAN
ACCOUNTANT and AUDITOR
(Late with tbe Revelstoke
General Agencies.)
bookkeeping, Typewriting and
all kinds of clerical Work
Accounts Collected
Prompt Returns
Fire, Life and Accident insurance placed with sound and
reliable companies
Office :    McKenzie Avenue
(Nexl to Com. Telegraph Office)
Phone-208     P.O. Box :i!7
H.    W.    EDWARDS.
Taxidermist.
Bear Rugs Mounted. Furs cleaned
and Dressed.
BS Second Street, Revelstoke.B.C.
The Finest Grill
on the Coast
lias juHi been HnUi.ui al tlm
HOTEL SAVOY
SEATTLE
"Twalre Me rli iol seeli.l Comfort"
EUROPEAN PLAN
HATHA   tl.OOpw da] np.
With Bath   H OOpstCdaj up,
CITY TRANSFER CO.
Baggage Transferred
Distributing Agents and Storage
GENERAL DRAYING
I'm nil ore nml   I'inno moving  a
Bpeolality
Phone40—276,  Nlghl Phone8tf
SWITZER BROS.
J, II. OURTIB
Australian and Mew Zealand contingents have heen disembarked tn
TCirypt," according to an announcement of the official bureau, "to assist In the defonce of that country
snd complete their trnlnlng there.
"When this training Is completed,
they will go direct to the front to
flght with the other British troops in
Kurope,
Lumb
umoermen
It will pay you to
make a call at
F.   B.   WELLS,
Fur Buyer and Exporter
Old Town,    -  Revelsf' ;e, B. C
before buying year oat-
fit ol working clothes
lor the bmh. I make a
sp<e<r1alty ol Logging
Sh< <-«. Pant*. Sox, Stflrta
Pla.ikets nnd everything
reSQulr<ed Inyonr business.
SELKIRK LODGE No. 12
I. O. O. F.
Meets every Thursday  evening In
Selkirk  Hall  at 8 o'clock.  Visiting brethren  cordially invited.
H. H. FERCUSON
JAMES MATHIE, Secretary.
KOOTENAY    LODGE,    No.  II A.F.
and A. M.
Regular Meetings are held in
New Masonic Hall on the Fourth
Monday in each month at S p.m.
Visiting brethren are cordially
welcome.
WALTER BEWS, W M.
ROBT.    GORDON,    Secretary.
C. W. O. W.
Mountain View Camp No. 229
Meets Second and Fourth
Monday ln each month in
Selkirk Hnll. Visiting Woodmen are cordially invited to
attend.
JAMES McINTVRE, CO.
H.   W. EDWARDS,  Clerk.
COURT    MT.    BEGBIE NO. 3461
OF I. O. F.
Meets in St. Francis Lodge Room
every Second and Fourth Monday
In month.     Visiting brethren are
cordially  welcomed.
H. V. MORGAN, C. R.       '
G.W.   CARTWRIGHT,   Rec.-Sec.
GOLD RANGE LODGE, No 26
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS
Meets every Wednesday
evening at 8k., ln Selkirk
Hall. Visiting brothers
cordially Invited.
H. KBMP8TBR, O. O.
Revelstoke Lodge
No. 1085
LOYAL  ORDER
OF moor;;
Miels every second
and lourth TuLsday
^^^^^^ in  the Selkirk Hali.
VisitingBi-ethien arecordiallyinvitfsd.
Dr. MsLEAN, Die.   H.L. HAUG, Sec SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1914.
THE MAIL-HERALD   REVELSTOKE
FAGHl  SEVBlf.
What b Doing in the Province
As a result of steps taken to that
end by the Retail Merchants association of the Okanagan, stores through
out that valley will close on Thursday afternoons, commencing January.
At a recent meeting of the shareholders tbe voluntary liquidation ol
the Western Canners Ltd., operating
canneries at Kelowna and Penticton,
was considered. It haB been dedided
however, to postpone such a step.
Large orders for hay are being re-
■ reived by several farmers ln
this district, and from present indications there seems to be little doubt
but that they will be able to dispose of their crops before next season.—Vernon News.
The work of putting up the poles
en the Shuswap Falls brunch of the
government telephone line was completed last Thursday. The wire string
ing will be proceeded with as soon
as all the necessary supplies have arrived.—Vernon NewB.
The resolution of the Silver Creek
Farmers' Institute, urging the Provincial government to enact legislation giving effect to the recommendations of the Royal Commission of
agriculture respecting a system of
farm loans was endorsed and a
similar resolution will be sent as requested.
Mexican money is said to have heen
discovered in circulation in British
Columbia and the public is warned
against accepting it. The money is in
tbe form of 85.00 hills and bears a
i-trong resemblance to Dominion
notes. They are drawn on the Banco
de Coahulla and are value for five
pesos, which would be equal to five
dollars, only the Mexican currency is
depreciated by fifty per cent.
The Kamloops civic hydro-electric
power plant on Barriere River, is
now in operation. The plant consists
of two liOO k.w. generators, each driven by a l,10u h.p. turbine operating
at a head between ISO and l'.K) feet.
The ilume is about 3J miles long, H
feet wide and six feet deep, and of
wooden construction. The transmission line is about 13 miles long and
traverses a country rich in possibilities for irrigation by electric pumping.
At the last meeting of the Vernon
city council Aid. McKenzie introduced an amendment to the milk by-law
which provides that owners of one
tow who sell their surplus milk shall
cake out B license at a cost of two
dollars a head per year. They are also brought under the provisions ol
the by-law respecting cleanliness of
premises, etc., but are not required
to erect separate milk houses as are
the regular dairymen. The medical
health officer reported that all sampling milk submitted to him was
louBd to be well up to the standard
required by law.
That there is a very marked change
ii the attitude of "the trade" in
Vancouver towards Okanagan, or perhaps better, British Columbia fruit,
is the statement of Mr. S. B. Snider,
who returned from the metropolis
last Friday night. While there Mr.
Snider naturally looked ujiout him to
ascertain the effects of the recent
vigorous campaign for the home
grown fruit, and he says that the
change wrought seems permnnent.
Dealers, now realizing the extent of
the industry in this province are confident of an nmple nnd constant supply thnt will make it no longer necessary to import.—Summerland Review.
At it's last meeting Vernon city
council granted i>200 towards the
poultry show to bc held in the city,
this week, and 850 to the Tranquille
Sanitarium.
Two cases of toys and miscellaneous articles, contributed by children
of Kelowna, were shipped to London
to brighten Christmas for some of
i the Belgian child refugees.
I At a meeting of the Kelowna Farm
ers' Institute, stirring speeches were
made by several members in favour
of the establishment of a creamery in
that vicinity. The chairman, sayB the
Courier, urged the members to stir
jup their enthusiasm and make the
scheme a successful one. "If we say
the creamery is going to bc a success,
it will be a success, and if we make
up our minds that we are going to
get this money from the government
then we will get it, because we are
the government," is but a sample of
the many stirring nnd emphatic
phases used by the chairman In an
effort to arouse the meeting to enthusiasm. It was estimated that a
creamery would cost about $.*i,0i>i)
and help $125.00 a month. Application will be made to the government
for financinl assistance to farmerB of
the district to secure 300 additional
cows.
Two Killed in
Coal Greek Mine
Fernie, B. C. Dec. 9.—A double fatal accident occurred at No. 1 east
mine, Coal Creek half an hour before
the end of the afternoon shift when
P. Catenaro, a rope rider and Tommy
Meyers, a bell boy, were riding up
un incline with a trip of empty cars.
When .near the top without any warning a tremendous quantity of roof
coal fell upon the two front cars,
burying the men. Rescue parties immediately went to work.but recovered
only the lifeless bodies, death having
been caused by suffocation.
BOWLING SCHEDULE
DECEMBER
Tues. 29 —C.P.R. vs Bus.-men
Wed. 30.-Fire hall A. vs Fire hall B.
JANUARY
Wed. 6.—J.B.C. va O.P.R.
I Fri. 8—Fire hall A. vb B. of D.
'Tues. 12.—Bus.-men vs Fire hall B.
Wed. 13.—Govt, vb O.P.R.
Fri. 15.—J.B.C. vb Bue.-men
j Tues.  19.—Fire hall A. vb Govt.
Wed. 20.—Fire hall B. vb. J.B.O.
Fri. 22.-B. of D. vb O.P.R.
| Tues. 26.—Bus.-man vb B. of D.
j Wed. 27.—Fire hall A. vb J.B.O.
! Fri. 29.-Fire hall B. vb Govt.
FEBRUARY
Tues. 2.—Bus.-men vs Govt.
Wed. 3.—Fire hall A. vb C.P.R.
Fri. 5.—B. of D. vb J.B.C.
Tuee. 9.—Fire hall B. vs O.P'R.
WORLD NEWS TERSELY TOLD
This is what Jacob H. Scheff, of
New York, one of the greatest of the
world's financiers, says: "In the role
of a world conqueror Germany would
indulge in a domination which would
be almost unbearable to every other
nation. Particularly would this be
the case in her relations with the
United States, a nation with which
she has had always intimate trade and
commercial relations."
Although Thursday, January 12, is
being mentioned us the date on which
parliament is most likely to meet,
the impression prevails quite generally that it will be one or two weeks
later before the House is assembled.
It is pointed out that as the session
is not likely to be as prolonged as
usual, there will be no disposition
to bring the legislators to Ottawa so
soon alter the Christmas holidays.
While some undoubtedly favor January 12 for the opening, the majority
ure inclined to the view that it will
not take place until the third or
fourth Thursday in the month.
Over two million bushels of wheat
are hein'.' moved from the ports on
the Great Lakes to Portland and
Halifax by the Grand Trunk, from
where it will be shipped to Great
Britain. Thc movement ol grain this
year is much in excess of last year's
movement at this time, say Grand
Trunk officials. In the last week 12
extra freight train crews have been
taken on to work on the Ottawa
division of the Gramd Trunk. Owing
to business being rather slack in
other directions, there is no shortage of cars this year, nor has there
been anv difficulty so far in securing
ships at Portland and Halifax. Most
of the grain Is being moved from
Fort William to convenient railroad
points by boat and will he up till the
close of navigation on the lakes on
December 7.
I The French Bar association has presented to Madame Poincare, wife    of
! the President of Fra< ca, a specially
designed medal us a mark of admiration at the example she set by work-
I ing as a nurse in a hospital organized hy the association.
Richurd Croker, one time leader of
Tammany Hall, was married in the
home of Nathan Strauss in New
Vork, last Thursday, to Miss Buelah
Benton Edmondson, the grand-daughter of the Cherokee Indian chieftain.
Mr. Croker is 73 years old and his
bride, who is a singer, is 23 years
old. A large crowd assembled in
front of the Strauss home when it
became known that the announced
plans of a church wedding had been
chunged at the laBt moment.
Thc British war office is likely to
place huge orders in Canada lor
leather goods equipment. A delegation of 60 of the leading tanners of
Canada was call el in consultation by
Sir George Foster, Minister ot Trade
nnd Commerce, on Friday, nnd asked
if, in the event of such orders being
leceived, they would be able to sup-
■plv the leather. Sir George was as-
nired that the capacity of the Canadian factories is fully equal to any
demand that may bt made on them.
An order-in-council has been passed
forbidding the export from Canada
to any foreign country other than
part of the British empire ol rubber
nnd graphite. This action hns been
taken to prevent supplies of these
rommodities from reaching Germnny.
Canada imports about $-l,O0O,00u
worth of crude rubber yearly, and exports about S50n,<H>n. About $120,000
worth of graphite is exported, principally to the United States, and the
production in Canada amounts to
about SlOO.OW worth per year. It Is
produced at BucMnghcm, Qucyttec. Ca-
'r.bogie and Port Elmslte, Ont.
COPefKI&HT.LNOtBWOOO 4. UNOtBWOOO.   N..X,
TURKEY'S FANATICAL KURDS
BE  OF GOOD  CHEER
AND ORDER A
" Bay" Christmas Hamper
All Hampers will be forwarded to any point on the CP.R from
Lytton to Revelstoke and on the CNR. to Mile 100
ALL CHARGES PREPAID
I
HAMPER No. I
2
bottles
"H.B." Old Rye Whiskey
1
bottle
Fine Old Scotch Whiskey
1
bottle
O.T. Gin
1
bottle
Native Wine
1
bottle
London Dock Sherry
6
bottles
Lager Beer
12
$5.50
HAMPER No. 5
2
bottles H.  B. Finest    Old   High
land Whiskey
3
bottles H.B. Fine Old Rye
3
bottles H.B. Pale Old Brandy
1
bottle Old Tom Gin
1
bottle "Old Nick" Jamaica Rum
1
bottle  Ye Olde Hudson's Bay Rum
1
bottle Fine Claret
12
511.50
HAMPER No. 2
1
bottle Fine Old Highland Whiskey
1
bottle Fine Old Pale Brandy
1
bottle "H.B." Fine Old Rye
1
bottle Old Tom Gin
1
bottle London Dock Port
1
bottle Ye Olde Hudson's Bay. Rum
6
bottles Lager Beer (quarts)
12
$6.50
HAMPER No.6
2  bottles H.B. Co. F.O.B. Scotch
1   bottle H.B. Co.  Special Rye
1   bottle H.B. "Diamond Fale Brandy
1   bottle Y'e Olde Hudson's Bay Rum
1   bottle Old Tom Gin
1   bottle O. T. Liqueur
1   bottle Kia-Ora (Lemon Juice)
1   bottle Old Cardinal Port
1   bottle Bodega Pale Sherry
1   box  "Morena" Cigars
1  tin "Players" Cigarettes
12
$14.00
HAMPER No. 3
1
■bottle Finest Old Highlnnd Whiskv
1
bottle
Finest Old Pale Brandy
2
bottles
Finest Old Rye
2
bottles
London Dock Tort
1
bottle
London Dock    Sherry
1
bottle
Fine Old Tom Gin
4
bottles
(pint) Bass' Ale
12
8.00
HAMPER No. 7
2
Ibot. H.B. Best Procurable Scotch
2
bot. H.B. Co.  Special Old Rye
2
hot. Vice Regal Port
2
bot.  Vice Regal Sherry
2
bot.  St.  Julien Claret
1
bot.   Sparkling    Burgundy  (Pom-
mard)
1
bot.   H. B.   Co.    Finest    Liqueur
Brandy, guaranteed 50 years old
12
$17.50
HAMPER No. 4
2
bottles H.B. Co's F.O.B.  Scotch
1
bottle Dlamoad Pale Brandy
2
bottles Old Cardinal Port
2
bottles Old Bodega Sherryi
2
bottles H.B. Co. Special Rye
1
bottle Old Tom Gin
2
bottles Fine Claret
12
$10.00
MISCELLANEOUS
H.B. Co's Fine Scotch Whiskeys
Per Case
H.B. Co. Fiuc Old Scotch $13.50
H.B. Co. F.O.B. Scotch $16.00
H.B. Best Procurable Scotch $18.50
Hudson's Bay Co. Port Wines
Are specially selected and are of   exceptional merit. Your attention is directed to the following brands:
Fine Old Port, per bottle
$1.00.  J1.25 and $1.50
Fine  Selected Old  Port $1.75
Special  Invalid Port S1.25
A New Line for Temperance People
For our friends to whom the above noted hampers do not appeal we cordially rccom
mend the following beverages, which are guaranteed to be positively non alcoholic:
O.T. Liqueur, small bottle   45c
0,T. Liqueur, large    75c
Kia Ora (Pure Lemon Juice)        75c
Hudson's Bay Co. Prices on Christmas Cigars
Kamloops-made Cigars are well known and appreciated, and should be bought by
every smoker in the city and district.
Well-known   Kamloopians
Seal of B.C.,  50 in box
$3.50
Iron  Duke,  25 in box
$2.75
DOMESTIC
Morena, very choice, 50 in box
$3.50
Cubanola, 25 In box
$1.25
Bombay,  50 in box,
$2.25
Savoy,    connoisseur's   smoke,
very
mild, 25 in box
$3.00
H. B. Panetalas, clean llnvor,
50    in
box,
$3.25
#
#
DOMESTIC
Clendora,  selected.  25   in box    $2.50
Rob Roy. 50 in box $3.25
Nobleman,     well     known.     25     in
box $2.75
H.B.  Factor,  very     choice,    25    in
box, $3.00
.Mexican, a large good smoking cigar,
all pure leaf. 50 in box $3.50
IMPORTED—Henry ("lays, Kranklin,
Bocks, Otero, Cptiiaiis, etc., all
sizes in stock and in fine condition.
TOBACCO
Hudson's Hay Imperial Mixture, per i -lb. tin $1.70 ; |mt lib. tin
.. 90c
The Hudson's Bay Go.
Kamloops, B.C. PAGB EIGHT
THE   MAIL-HERALD. REVELSTOKE
SATURDAY, DECEMBER  12, 1914.
BRIEF LOCAL NEWS
Hon. Thomas Taylor is expected to
arrive in the city today.
T. J. "Wadman returned last night
from a visit to the coast.
C, M. Fee ol Greenwood was at the
H  tei  Revelstoke  on  Wednesday.
Joe Frederick of Glacier was at
the Kinp Edward hotel on Wednesday.
Mr.  and  Mrs.   SouleB of Vancouver
were at the King Edward hotel     on
esday.
3, M. McKay and P Mundell ol
Nelson were at     the    King Edward
li..rei nn Thursel ij
R. D.  Daniels ol  Cranbrook    spejit
■Wednesday In the city a guest at the
• Edward hotel.
W. N*. Proctor ol Everett, Washington, regl itei ed al    * he K Ing Edward
I.   tei   on   Vi''''' ■ Bd iy.
the g ests al the King Edward "ii Thursday wen Mr and Mrs.
J.   Case  (ef  Kamloops.
tores will remain open during
the evenings this year from December
21 to December 31 inclusive.
The ladies of the Relief society received the sum ol S19.50 from thc
sali    it  Mannings last week.
Superintendent McKay, ol the Canadian Pacific railway, Revelstoke,
vas in town on Friday.—Vernon
(sews.
;■:. E, N'e't "f Nelson, auditor lor
p. Bump & Co, was in the city on
Thursday and registered at the Hotel
Revelstoke.
A. E, Phipps, ol Calgary, superintendent nl the  Imperial Bank ol Can
ada spent Wednesday iu the   city     a
t the Hotel Revelstoke.
Charged   with vagrancy John   Ed-
vards appeared belore  J. H. Hamilton,  police magistrate, yesterday. He
given an hour to leave town   or
l-.ree months.
H. M. Parry, chiel constable, left
l<a8t night lor Mew Westminster with
a prisoner, Smith, who had been
■sentenced to two years in the penitentiary for "rolling."
.n reliel committee have
13 on hand and will send it t.e
a u\ General at Montreal next we \s Anyone desire i
adding to the imount can do so by
Bending their cheque to Mrs. s. G
Robbins, or by phoning.
. e meeting ol the      urt ol Re
vis. n e.f the civic vol rs list held on
vening in the city b
objections were raised to any ol   the
names   on     the lis!
v  re Mayor H '■■■ !■•  w-
■w.  3i eythi    nd G.W. Bell.
The livestock ' '   Mala
kwa, which brought a pure bred Ayr-
rhire bull li	
re through
nt a pure
At  •
ted:     G.  F
tary-ti x-
"
ou     a
ol     li
■•- itrict
n th
•   I ■
tec*)
•
F. W. Smith, Nakusp was at the
King Edward hotel on Thursday.
J. W. Martin of Calgary registered
at the Hotel   Revelstoke  yesterday.
R. T. James of Greenwood was a
guest at the Hotel Revelstoke on
Thursday.
Mrs. MacQuip and son of Glacier
were at the King Edward hotel on
Wednesday.
F. Mclntyre, Revelstoke, paid the
city a visit on Saturday.—Salmon
Arm Observer..
Mrs. 0. Ai. Christinsen ol Vancouvor registered at the Wing Kdward
hotel on Thursday.
.1. A. Black ol Ortllla, an old
timer In British Columbia is a guest
at  the Hoi il   Kevelstoke.
Among the guests at the Hotel Re-
velstoke on Thursday were D. Stephens and  W    A.  Jones of Nelson.
A. C. Brown and E, M, Murphy of
Fernie were among tlie guests at the
King  Kdward hotel  on Wednesday.
Thos. Abriel of Nakusp, well known
in Revelstoke, passed through the
city on Wednesday on his wny to the
coast.
A. II. Netherhy manager of the
Royal Bank of Canada at Nelson accompanied liy Mrs. Netherhy passed
through the city on Wednesday on
his way to the coast where they will
spend Christmas
S. W. Hillier, who has been doing
guard duty at Raspberry Creek
1 ridge, some 50 miiles east of Revelstoke, has been transferred to Kamloops, where he will be a member of
the regiment hand.
Skatine;    on      the     river  near  the
police station  is exceptionally    good
' and those  in charge    of tbe ice have
] cut steps  from the  top of  the   bank
j to the river  and have  put  ina   rop?
bannister.  Large crowds are     taking
advantage ol the good ice.
The funeral ol the late J. W, Wat-
kins ol Deep Creek took place from
Howson '-- Co.'s parlors on Wednes
day, Rev. J.W. Stevenson conducting
:the  services.   The  death   occurred    nt
the Queen Victoria hospital on Tues
d iy.   The  ■! -  survive.!   by   a
widow, a daughter and lour sons, all
residing at Deep Creek.
Superintendent  J. M    McKay     h..s
• the Kelown i   > ard of trade.
Its • ■ bo   ' lecting ie.
the run oured dei i e n   the train
•   iervice i  that     the
railwaj  compani I    contem-
•    - making anj
.   |      ...
as the board ibt    well
- ■■
vice,
■
i
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The Tango club will hold another
of Its popular dances on Monday,
December 14 at the Masonic hall.
There will be a meeting of the Farmers Institute tonight in the city
hall to elect officers for the ensuing
year.
The Belgian Relief society acknowledges receipt of check for -S5, from
Mr. McQuarrie and of clothing from
H.H.B. Abbott.
The temperature on Thursday night
in the city varied between two degrees above and two degrees below
zero. It was the coldest day of the
winter up to that date.
There nas been some complaint
made ny men of the 102nd regiment
who ar serving as bridge guards
along the line of the Canadian Paci
tic railway to the effect that thc wives
and families of those who are jnai.-i
ee! are not receiving any allowance
either fnuu the militia department or
from the 1'at-n Lie fund.-Kamloops
Standard
Hon. Thomas Taylor, minister of
railways, was on Saturday advised
that the Kootenay Central, the new
line aflording connection between the
Crow's Nest and the main line of
the Canadian Pacific railway at Golden, which has been under construction for some time, would be ready
for operation on Tuesday. The last
spike was driven on Thursday ol last
week at a point 20 miles south of Invermere. The Kootenay Central is 1(2
miles in length and extends from a
junction point with the Crow's Nest
branch of the Canadian Pacific railway, near B'ort Steele, through the
Windermere Valley to Golden.
manager, Thomas Abriel; treasurer,
I>*. W. Heathcote; secretary, A. H.
Smith; directors. 0. B. Humbling, R.
H. Baird, F. Wensley, G.H. Gardner,
W. R. Rogers, O.  Buesnell.
The rifle association had a drill on
Thursday night. The membership has
increased to 75.
Government Team Loses
to Junior Bible Class
More Gifts ire
Complete! for Soldiers
The following articles     have    been
completed for the soldiers:
Miss Marshall,   1   pair  wri«tlets.
Mrs.  A.  McRae. 2 belts.
I Mrs. G.   Edwards,     1 shirt,      I   pair
socks.
Mrs.   Palmer,  2 helmets.
Mrs.   Wells,   1  belt.
I Mrs. Urquhart,  1  belt.
Mrs. Van Horn. 1 belt
I Mrs. Tremble.  1  belt.
' Mrs. Dickie, 1   shirt.
Miss Doris McCarter, I pair wristlets
Mrs.  Pagdin, 2 belts, 1  pail   mitts.
Mrs.  Pratt.      •'   "*•     wool,      SI  yards
llaiinelett'    '   |i ;■,■..  81 ools thread,
6 dozen buttoi s.   6 mated).
A meeting will I oi   Wednes
day to finisl   socks tor shipment.
Last night at the Y.M.C.A. the
Government team went down to defeat against the Junior Bible class
loosing three straight games. J. G.
McKay of the J.B.C. made the best
showing for the three games, making
an average of 1S3. The second game
was won by a wide margin, the J.H.
0, rolling 807 pins. Last night's result now puts the J.B.C. into third
place in the. league, and if they maintain   'is high  a standard      ol  bowling
ti.i'oughout the remainder of thc
league, a close finish to the league
Will be the result.. The following is
a detailed report of last nights score:
J. B. C.
J.G.  McKay.
201
187
163
A. Dow,
120
1C2
122
C. Sommerville,
147
i:«
168
G. Somes,
121
162
119
L.  Dupont,
172
158
139
Totals 7C.7 -07 711
GOVERNMENT
H. Derr, 170 95 105
W.  McLeod, 103 115 72
H.  Parker, 128 196 172
G. Ross, 131 S4 133
R. Sijuarubriggs, 141 113 HI
Totals, 6S5      f>03      683
On Sunday all moon, the regular
service ;or men, wiill be taken by T.
Pagdin. All men are asked to attend
and spend a pleasant hour. The usual
l'i minute song service commences at
?.A5. Soloiste, Harry Hyde and A.C.
Haddon.
The regular monthly meeting of the
board of directors will be held on
Tuesday evening at 7.3d.
Keen Shafts
Telephone Company
to Fay Dividend
■
1     The
■    •"   I
■
Empress Theatre
Programme
*
n    !:■   •        Dl •
the bombardment      "!
and  many  'ether   n  l
Iron *
MONO VIY    R rj    (thi
3 part", with Warren  Ke
Shells.  Hi"  Wtle'i Be irglar.
TUESDAY.—Little   Grey Lady,
4 ports,  Famous   Players   production.  The  Famous  PI
Thoto  riavs are the very best
at on 'he market, today
and nre showing the leading
Actors of   \merira.
WEDNEgDA-i       \   Mexican   Spy
in  \mcrlca.
Keep Friday, Dec. 18th, open.
The first series of Znflora, the
greatest story ever written.
Dec. 30, The Trey of Hearts.
*
*
■
'
: Dh  • ' ■».    The
tand
■   •
An order  thnt   I
■
<   r,tr >rtors      of
Messrs. Fo;.y Bros     iristi
the boring of the Rogers Pais    tun
nei, is to he tried i,v a lodge with
rs, wns made by <*hiof
Jostle* Hunter. Hli lordship laid
that ihe questions at lawn were likely to involve expert problems • Th"
rase will be smothered in a fog of
■ ports, each swearing for the (fide
they are paid I.v We need some experts lured to tell the truth to the
,ndi'c,"   said  his    lordship  decisively.
Robert smith appeared for the plaintifl and   K.P   Dnvls  K.O.,  for the de
frnilnnt.  The trial Is fixed for DMSflffl'
ler 1".
the an-
Nakusp
ae;all re-
ind     a
dis-
Jan.
■ elected
'.irerr
bar
i   H,
■   ti,,
It
fruit
RevelstokP Citizens.
five
7      of
te my  whole at
I eanno'
to your citv   .'twill rni|iiire  in  '
t ike  ihis g   the
numerous citizens  xbu have  been kind
:.   to   re'ineit   me   t.e,   agalfl   offer
myself a candidate for mayoi   .ml t,,,
whom I have not yvren n. decided answer that It will l.e Impossible (or
me to seek ro elect ion this year. I
hope 1 have l.oen successful In lustl
lying t.he confidence jon have i>lnr,,|
In me, and that you consider Rnvel
stoke Is the better of my edrnlnl*
tratlon.
Yours truly,
h. Mckinnon
(Continued from Page One.)
From Nakusp, lu cases of clothing
and $67.75 have already been sent to
the Belgian Consul  at Vancouver.
The lumber mill at Comaplix has recently b;en completely destroyed by
lire. The damage is estimated at
§250,000. The most strenuous efforts
of the whole of the inhabitants of the
place were futile to save the mill but
smart work saved the four million
feet of lumber in the yard. The fire
was apparently thc work of an in
cendiary.
On Nov. 3, l'.H I, Miss Vera Sutherland was n.ani id at Comaplix to Mr.
Arnold Smith. The ceremony was performed ley Rev. \V. II. Bridge. Our
hearttesl good wishes to Mr. and
Mrs.  Arnold Smith.
We had the pleasure of accompanying part of the 2nd, Contingent of
Canadian Troops on their journey up
the Lake, Tiny had little of the ma-
chanlcal trappings of the soldier about
them, bi I you would go a long way
to find a toucher bunch. Men of all
callings and many experiences were
ill as jolly as kids oil for a
Sun lax 3cho i] tte.it' They had a
lend nd :'r..m Nakusp and the
whole nthusiasm ol the Hal
cyon  fo ■".' ■ ii    their hearts.
t   Mr. Boyd.
New ■wharves' have been erected at
i • Landing.
Is f innin i a log-
foi thills above Ar-
are   In   work
At v.    I the telephone Is be-
rhls will he a great
herto    this    etl e
■without
ition with     ot der
'■ recently
leu ip      Bevenl y
■ i ■■■■tl       and
'ar   drills      and
l'i.     X should   be
do good   ,v.,ik  and we  i|,,   i ,,t
e   e   I.encQt    In
1   i the headquarters
if   '■'■   ■   *** .•■      i il     tail   that   tlie
i. ni is compos
■■'I of 12   ■ •   men   and noi .15,000, as
i mans sm        PI      irtril of the
Belgian ttei  than   ever,
as the dermaii    .■ bo mist atned
■e the fser    well
know.
BUSINESS LOCALS
Remember the date of visit of Dr.
Taube, eye sight specialist, he will
be at F. G. Bews jewelry store on
Saturday December 19th.
Our coal burns best, Palace Livery.
Thousands of Christmas cards to
choose from at Macdonalds Drug
Store.
GALT COAL burns all night. Revelstoke General Agencies,  Limited.
The Pretender, by Robt. W. Service at Bews' Drug Store.
Four chairs, no long waits at Macdonalds the antiseptic barber shop.
Get a RevelBtoke Calendar for 35c.
views of Revelstoke at Macdonalds
Drug Store.
BANKHKAD BMQU0TTES BURN
B15ST.
Prompt delivery of coal or wood,
Palace Livery.
Christmas Dressings, Tags, Seals,
Cards and Ribbon at l'ews' Drug
Store.
Select line of China ware nt Howson's.
Look prosperous, never mind hard
times by patronizing Macdonalds
barber shop, next to P. Burns.
Fighty-five per cent of headaches is
the result of eye strain so if you
have any eye trouble at all it
would be to your advantage to consult Dr. Taube at F. G. Bews jewelry store on Saturday, December 19.
Dry Birch and Cedar any length at
I'alace Livery.
All the new books for tbe year just
thc thing for nice Xmas presents at
Macdonalds Drug  Store.
If you are looking for a snap     in
dishes look at Howson's prices.
Lump or nut coal at Palace Livery.
Childrens hair cutting a specialty
at Macdonalds the antiseptic barber
shop.
Volumes of all the poets, nicely
padded at Macdonalds Drug Store.
The ladies of the Relief Society will
be pleased to receive old or new magazines to be sent to the guards along
the lines of communication. The literature may be left at A.E, Kincaid'B
office. t.f.
Call up Palace Livery for lump or
nut coal, and dry birch and cedar any
length, Phone 201.
Sets of Meccano for boys at Macdonalds Drug Store.
Leave your watches, clocks aud
jewelry,  repairs     with    F.  G.  Bews.
They will receive his personal attention and satisfaction is  guaranteed.
Gramaphones and records for Xmas
presents, Victor and Edison at
Toumers studio. First street.
Gentlemen's Wallets, Card Cases
and Pass Cases, at Bews' Drug Store.
Skating. Have your skates sharpened at Sid Humphrey's as we are going to have some fine skating this
year.
Empty Holly Boxes, tlisBue paper,
all colors, decorations etc., at Macdonalds Drug Store.
I    All     goods     purchased     at   Bews
jewelry store, engraved free of charge.
F. G. Bews Is giving the lowest
prices on all lines jewelry, silverware, cut glass, etc. etc.
Reliable canvassing salesman and
salesladies in every town to sell high
class household novelties on commission. Liberal offer made to hustlers
write Northwest Novelty Company
:iU4   Rogers  Bldg.,   Vancouver,  B.  C,
D 23pd
WANTED.—Typewriting. Apply A.  J..
Mail-Herald,
WANTED.—Maternity    nursing.    Mrs.
Alice Lee, 10 Fourth street tf.
FOR  SALE.— Young Berkshire Pigs.
W.H. Pottrufl, Phone 0.56. tt
WANTED.—Girl for private housework. Apply lo Mrs. G. Ralph
Lawrence, Queen Victoria, hospital,
TO LET.—House, 12 rooms corner
Sixth street opposite school $25.00
per month. Apply Mrs. J. Denm.
71tp
FOR SALE.—Immediately. Just outside city limits near C.P.R. shops,
} acre lot 50 x '200 at J2B0.O0.
Good growing land. City water and
light.  Terms cash.  Apply   14   First
street east. D12npi
WANTED.—Housework    by    the day
apply  Box  4.ri<).   Revelstoke. ltp
COOKING AND  SEWING
Delicious Boston baked leans by an
American cook who knows how.
Plain nnd fancy cooking of all kinds.
I Also will do plain sewing by day oi
at home.   Mrs. Southworth, 118   Se-
I cond street west.  Phono 334.     D23pd
Chocolates for Gitts!
NEILSON'S and GANONGS
in fancy Christmas packages
HOME-MADE CANDY
Our make in family Boxes of \\ lbs., 50c; 24 lbs., $1 and
    $2
lbs.
Made up of only the choicest Candy
Insist on your Candy being in boxes — Tlie only sanitary way
IMU^USTIt-TII'TG-S
NOTICE   HOMB QTJARD
drills irlll l.e ilif'c.intiniied diirine
the Winter month*. Any member ol
the Home Guard anxious to continue
drlfl during the Winter, ran. through
the courtesy of tbi? officers of the
R.M.R,; attend the regular weekly
It Mil Company drill on Thursday
evening*.
T.F.I.. TAYLOR,  Captain.
Mi's lies !of to (iifts
WE have gathered from all quarters and soon   they
will be distributed to all quarters.   We never had
sucli a neautiful range, and never secured such values for
our customers.
Our 50(. range is a wonderful line
It comprise! stripes, fancy figures, plain baratheas and poplins, of which the best thought of, are the open ends. These
are made with the patent sliding band, so that it runs easily
on the closest double collar. At 75c. there is another splendid lot featuring pinproof, increasable baratheas, in open
end style, and new shadow Morals and dark Persian effects.
Other Ties, $1.00, *150 and $2.00
A Fancy Box given with every Tie.
McRAE MERCANTILE CO., Ltd.
(THE MENS AND  BOYS  CLOTHIERS)
(osy House Slippers and Pretty Boidoir Slippers
CHARMING XMAS GIFTS
Kid BOUDOIR 8LIPPBR8 In pretty colors with pom-pom on front,
nut in lined  •1.25 to 1.50
Uiii.'s* ooav KKLT BL1PPBB8 in plan! and tad leather aole 75o to 1.55
Children*! OOtJ nA Bllpptn in fancy taxes 70, .80, .90
ROYAL SHOE STORE Howson Block PHONE 217
For Rubbers, Overshoaa, Cardigan*, Imggtng.

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