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Chief lumbering, railway, mining, agricultural and nariga-
tlon centre between Calgary
and the Pacific ocean.
-    *A
The Mail-Hepald
Published twice weekly/—Read
by everyone—The recognized
advertising medium for the
city and district.
Vol. f\ ^o 19
$2.50 Per Year
The following interesting letter
from Hurt Munro dated Halifax, February 21, haw been received.
Dear Brother,—We have JUBt com
jilcted our ti'ip across Canada by
troop train and I uni going to make
an attempt at describing a tew of
the incidents which occurred since
leaving Victoria a week ago yester
When the news was circulated
among the men of the Mllth Battalion
on th" lflth of this month that wo
were to leave the scene of our win
ter's training for u point, somewhere
nearer to the tiring line, the noise in
the mess room where fifteen hundred
men were engaged in devouring tbeir
midday meal wns perfectly indescrib
able and could only he equalled by a
similar number of men who had been
kept for nearly four months in daily
expectation hy the news just received.
Immediately men who had been sintering silent suspense for weeks past
liecame voluble in the extreme and
MVen after "lights out" had sounded
xt midnight (late leave having been
granted on that occasion) it was impossible fur the orderly corporals and
sergeants to obtain anything approaching order for hours. In the morning thc same subject, was on tap and
flowing freely while main arguments
were started as to our prohahle destination coupled with the method ol
getting there. A few of the destinations which found favor with many
of the interested ones were, Franco
.Vingland, Scotland, Bermuda, Egypt,
Malta nsd South Africa, while the
unites mentioned were C.P.R. and
I.C.R. to Halifax (which wc are
now travelling) nmd steamship from
tbat port; via Blue Funnel boat down
the Pacific through the Panama canal and hy the Canadian Taciflc
steamboats direct from Victoria to
Hong  Kong and     Mnltn.  Everybody
one talked to     including  our  officers
j seemed  to    have n ditlei ent      destination  in  mind und  a ditlerent     route
i to travel   with  at least  a  dozen  rea-
isons  (all  feaBihle)   wily  it  should    he
chosen.     immediately  we commenced
to  suy  good-bye  to  our friends      for
1 ev«n such of ub as came  from  intcr-
, im   points  as   Hevclstoke,   Kamloops
I anil   Vernon or down the coast   from
Prince   Rupert  hud  during   our    Btay
I of    three    months    in   Victoria      met
niMny     people     outside    the barrack
room  whom  we shn'll  always call  by
the  name of  friends.      Personally      I
I w«n   nincli  surprised   to   find the  Vic-
, toria   pulilic so   social,ie   and   friendly
as  1 had been led to helievc by   people  who didn't  know any  better that
the   opposite  was the  rule.   1   for    one
who  have lived      in  Canadian  towns
'and cities from the Atlantic     to   the
i Pacific can safely  say  that never      ir
lily  life have I  enjoyed a winter  such
hb   the one  just   spent ln   the   cap'ital
of Uritish Columbia among climatic
snd  social     conditions equalled      by
few and excelled  by none, I feel euro
in the world,  and I shall  look     forward  with  the greatest  pleasure      to
the  time   wheu      we shall    have  convinced  cousin  Willy ot Berlin  that  he
bad the wrong   idea  in his head      all
the  time,  and   be  free to  return      to
\ lctoria if only for a few weeks     to
tell   our  new   found  friends  how      it
nine  done.  The  last few  dnys  nt   the
Willows were  spent     In     exchanging
our  old  rifles  for  new ones,   drawing
such   necessary  articles  ns  deck  iilip
pets,   cardigan   jackets,   woolen  caps,
etc.,  and  packing  our two kit    bags
and repacking them until we felt sure
that we hud     all the     artidles necessary   for a five  weeks  journey   in    the
brown  one and our    other belongings
which  would come in handy later on
in  the white one.    Right     here     wc
(Continued  on Page  Seven)
Two Months Will be Occupied
in Traveling—Bishop Doull
Will Visit Revelstoke
Relief  Society Disbands  But
Work Will be Continued
—New Officers
On Wednesday night the  Llishop     of      At the meeting ol the Belief Bociet.y
last Wednesday the  motion  was mude
that  thiB society    disband  and      im-
Kooteuay left Victoria     for    Nelson,
the temporary     headquarters    of his
new diocese. Un Sunday night, at the I mediately reform    Into a brunch     o!
Christ  ihiirch   Cathedral,  the  Bishop j U|(, r,,ll;i(lm„ Red UroaH society. Thlis
preached  a farewell  sermon      to    his ,,       ,._,,,,
tut,,,,    „...„    II,. ,,,„!,.     ...I,   ,.,,.1,1,. „a (.[j,.
Plan or City Water System to be Prepared — Laundry
on First Street Must be Closed Unclaimed Dogs
Will be Destroyed—License Refund Passed
Mr. Justice Clement Finds Mc
llwee & Sons Entitled to
Only $31.4-60 Damages
.  i
The great lawsuit over tbe boring
of the tunnel at Rogers I'ass ln» the
.Selkirks, in which Messrs. J. Mcllwee
& Sons sued the firm of Foley Bros.,
Welch & Stewart for JWO.OOO dum-
aRes, was thc subject of a judgment
by Mr. Justice t'lement ou Wednesday. His lordship finds In favor ol
the plaintifls, hut only tor a total
num of *:n, 160. He orders tbe defendants to pay the costs. Thc costs will
probably compare with tbe judgment
as the trial lasted for sixteen days
before a nidge and tw<i assessors. In
which leading counsel u,nd very eminent expert witnesses from all parts
of the continent were heurd.
The plaintiff* who held a contract
for thc boring of thc pioneer tunnel
which parallels the mam hole ceased
work on thc contract on Oct..Inr 9
last, after,froqucnt friction with the
defendants' engineer. They claimrd
$•60,000 bonus, which at the rate
they were progressing they claimed
they would have easily earned, and
$360,000 loBS of profits on the COO
In his judgment Mr. Justice
Clement said he held that the plain
tnis wei" right in refuting togotiaeH
to work on Oct. '.I, but they should
have gone hack on Nov. 10 when they
were offered an unconditiuti il return
and reinstatement. As ll would have
taken them four days to get hack to
Work, Iris lordship held they were en-
titi'd to damages for tbe time    from
Ool.  'i until Not     I I   Thl I,  leased      i.,,
the     footags returns    given by    the
plaint iii". ins lordship plaosd
000, with a tintii.-t aUowance for ex-
i aval ion foi  the blower e luipment ot
MOO.   His  lordship  espressed   bil       i|'
preclatlon for the aid gttm ta    Mm
llV    the   UHHCHS..rR,      Ml    ••!   '      M
ui i HaedoneU,
Mr. B, s    Paylor, t •       irted   11
leading oounsol for   v Mcllwee
'■'•  Sons,  and MesstH.  B.P    Dnvli,   K
i     md i'.v   Bod '"li. R .
on   leehalf      0)       MetBtri     Frie
Belch A  Stewart
British  Columbia  Also   Pays
Best Wages for Farm
A arcss bulletin issued by tbe census und statistics oltice summarizes
the results of inquiries made by
crop-reporting correspondents as to
iii the values of farm land, (2) tbe
values of farm help aud 13) the values of farm live stock m 1S14.
Values of Farm Land.
For the whole of Canada the average value of farm land held lor agricultural purposes, whether improved
or unimproved, and Including the
value of dwelling houses, farms,
stahles and other farm buildings, Is
returned as >:'.s.ll per acre, which is
about equal to tbat of tbe last
s.inilar Inquiry In 1 'lu, when tbc
value wus given as S3*>.45 per acre.
In 1911 the average was returned by
the census a (30.41, but this value
was based upon ret rni from all oc-
rupiers, including (..rms only recently settled and therefore of less value.
By provinces the average vuiues of
1914 range Irom $:T per acre in Al-
1 erta to J160 per acre in British Columbia. In this province however the
high value is due t.. orcharding, ordinary agriculture heing subsidiary
to fruit culturo
Wages  01  Kami  Help.
In recent years the wages ol lurm
help have Increased considerably, and
the] icached their highest point during the bumper harvest ol 1913. But
in l'.H I the pendulum swayed back,
le-s labour being required on fam-.B
owing to lighter crops, Since August
the war has had for one of its effects
an increase in the supply of farm
labOUl and consequently a fall in the
wages. The demand for labour this
winter has also dscreased I ecause of
the increased cost f board. For the
Dominion the average wages per
month   during   thc  rammer,   Including
118.81  f..r female help.  For th.
Including board,  Uu av<trag<    wages
were ■ h and $189.16 for
tern iles, whilst   •
'   'H   month  Wi rkl ,.iit   to   'It.37
for in
I   19.58     in
to his
\ ietoria congregation, among whom
he has worked for the past lour years
His first otlicial act in his new diocese wil'i he performed ut St. Saviour's, Nelson, tomorrow, when Lie
will preach in that church. The week
lollowing, until March 16, he will
spend in Nelson and tbe neighborhood. On Thursday, March 11, he will
address the Canadian Club at Nelson at luncheon, At the end of that
week, Bishop Doull will start on a
two-months' tour of the dioceBe. He
will first proceed to Creston, returning thence to Nelson enroutj to
Grand Forks. In the southern coun
try he will visit I'hoenix, Greenwood,
and Rock Creek. From there the Bis
hop will go by stage to Penticton,
which he plans to reach on Murch 22,
proceeding to Bummerland and Kelowna aud so to Vernon, where he
will spend tbe few days following the
25th. While at the latter town, he
will visit the various settlements in
the neighborhood, terminating his
Okanagan sojourn on the 29th. Kevelstoke will be his next stopping
place, and thereafter Kaslo will be
visited. This extended tour will
take some weeks, but the Bishop will
be in Nelson for Easter.
After Easter, the Bishop will travel
up the Windermere Valley, stopping
at Invermere and Golden. From Golden he will travel directly east to
Fort William, to be present ai :,.
meeting of the session of the House
of Bishops of the whole of Canada.
Archbishop Matheson will preside at
this meeting.
Bishop Doull expects to visit Vic
toria for the consecration of the Bishop of Columbia as Bishop of Ottawa. This ceremony cannot take place
fer three months at least, for the rea
son that the canon of the Anglican
church does not permit the Synod to
meet at an interval of less than three
months. It is prohahle, therefore,
that the consecration of Bishoji Roller will take place anoit the beginning ol June.
When seen by a press representative
last evening, thc bishop stated that
he had come to no decision as to
v.htre he would establish his episcopal seat, Nelson was tbe largest centre but there wns a probability that
some other place might be selected
ultimatelv. He would not make a decision until he had inquired thoroughly into locnl ronditions and conferred
will his central committee. He added that the completion ol tbe Canadian Northern and Kettle valley)rail-
waya would make his biBhopric far
more accsslble. In stretched from
Tete .Inline Cache to the international border and from the 120th merid-
i.'in to the Alberta boundary line. It
included 3   parishes.
.Inst before leaving; Victoria, he le-
ceived a magnificent Bishop's ring
from his former pnrishoners of the
, church of the Advent, Westmount,
Que., and he expressed keen appreciation .ef this valuable token of re-
membrinec from his friends in the
jstep wub thought advisable us
Relief society had been enjoying
privileges of the lied Cross without
actually assuming its obligations. A
second reason was that thiB move
■ would give the 'locul workers a bet-
1 ter and stronger looting as tbe Ked
Cross is u chartered society of inte.-
national scope. Then too the men
may be brought into active membership and greater claims may bo
made on the general public for sup^
This will in no way interfere with
the work of the locul relief committee
whose funds havc been kept entirely
separate. This Work will still re-
ma'in in the hands of the committee
consisting of Mrs. T. Kilpatrick,
Mrs. U.K. Atl'ins, Mrs. S. G. Robbins, Mrs. Cormier and Mrs. T.
The Canadian Ked Cross society
was lirst established in t896 uud was
in active operation during the Boer
war. it was incorporated by an uct
of the Dominion parliament in 190.1.
The Canadian Ked Cross is in affiliation with the British Red Cross
The objects and aims of the society
summarized are to collect funds and
material and to provide assistance to
the sick and wounded In time of
wur, supplementary to that .furnished
by the otlicial moral and medical departments.
The orticers of the local branch are.
(Chairman,—Mrs. Thomas Kilpatrick!
Vice-chairman,—Mrs. G.S. McOartei
Vice-chairman,—Mrs.  Vi.  H.  Pratt.
Hon.-Secy,—Mrs. H. H. McVity.
Asst.-Secy,—Mrs. N. R. Brown.
Hou.-Trees,—Mrs. Ernest H. S.
1 Anyone may become a member of
the board, the membership to he
composed of three classes, members,
life members and associates: The
members pay an annual fee of tvo
dollars to tbe funds of the society,
life members contribute twenty live
dollars to the funds anl as ociatea
j tbe sum of one dollar annually, (ui.y
the two Srst named have the privilege of a vote at the meetings of the
society or may hold oflice.
Each branch may keep its own
membership fees and donations to
use as a fund for the purchase of
materials or may send them as a
cash donation to the bead branch for
bospttul and medical or any RoJ
Cross needs.
I A canvas of the city to enlarge the
membership of the locul branch will
shortly be made.
Revelstoke's Post Office
Eleventh in Revenue
The appointment of a dog catcher,
the location of u hack Btuid for the
'city and a decision to have plans ot
the water system prepared ut an es.-
timutcd cost of $21*0 were among the
matters attended to by the city coun last night. An application from
Mar Eulie, whoso laundry bu'lldlng
neur the Kevelstoke hotel was recently burned to bc permitted tu
operate bis laiindary temporarily OB
First street was refused.
W. H. Horobin appeared on behalf
of the Great West. Peace River Land
company asking for refund ol trade
license, which he hud seen from the
Mail Herald had been refused. Mr.
Horobin explained thut the company
had paid $.*V*J license, of which $4j
iihould be refunded if the company retrained in the city one year. Th.-
company had remained In the city ;-
year and   was entitled  to  the refund.
Aid. Smythe said that the company had been here a year and the
mayor expressed the opinion that tbe
city must refund the money. On motion of Aid. Smythe seconded by Aid.
Bell the refund was ordered to be
The council appointed OonnaUght
avenue between First and Seconl
streets as thc hack stand.
O. J. Bergoust explained a pro
posed plun for making a permanent
record of the water system of the
city. He estimated the cost at about
The mayor and aldermen advocated
the preparation of the plans and i.
was decided that the work should bs
entrusted to Mr. Bergoust.
Aid. Mackenrot suggested that a
contract between the city and Mr
Bergoust be drawn up und se?owl.'d
bv Aid. Smythe u motion to tbat el-
fert was carried.
The mayor suggested that someone
he appointed to coliect dog taxes
and that he bc paid a commissi, n
He proposed that 20 per cent of tbe
tat be paid to the collector and "i
cents for each dog destroyed. Tho
suggestion was adopted and F. Vi.
Terry was appointed license collector
an J dog catcher.
The hospitality of the dog pound
will he extended to country dogs
visiting friends in the city un'.ess un
der the direct care of their owners.
Dogs captured and unclaimed will be
Vi. T.  Steen & Co.,  wrote     saying
tbat they would undertake th.? city
auditing for (300 a year. Tbe oiler
was accepted. The fee to the same
firm  last  year  was  $4.10.
Tl ' mayor Bald that when tenders
were asked for he thought the lowest
to«d"r should be accepted. It >v. s met
fair to permit one of the higher tenderers to meet tue lower bid as had
been done.
Aid, llourne explained that it wus
to save the introduction of a new
System with attendant expense thut
an endeavor had heen made to retain
last j ear's auditors.
A letter waa received from Mrs. A.
H. Calder r. minding the council of
a promise that a crossing would he
constructed across the ditch on Douglas Btreet near her house. Tbe request reft rri d to thp public works committee as was also B request from
Mr.  Boyle  for   u two plank sidewalk.
K. I. Hng.-s on! of Mar Kuiu.
applied for permission to operate a
laundry on First street on lot IE,
block 18. He piesented a statement
signed by a number ol ratepayers
BayUng that they hud no objection to
the proposal.
Aid. Smythe presented a petition
from thc directots of tbe Y.M.C.A.
opposing the proposal and ancth.T
similar statement from other ratepayers.
It was found  that several  ratepay
ers had signed both  petitions,
Mr. Briggs said that the only ob-
Jeection seemed to be that Mar Euile
was a Chinaman. lie only ;is*e.l that
the laundry l.e operated temporarily.
He was an old resident of the city
and had two sons, one of whom was
a member of the Y.M.C. \. Mr. Briggs
said that he understood that the ob
jection of the Y.M.C.A. was far from
Aid. Smythe and Aid. Masson were
of the opinion that the council should
not waive the bylaw. The mayor
thoucht that the council in view ol
the petitions in opposition could not
grant the requ'st of Mr. Briggs. Aid.
Mackenrot, Aid. Bourne and Aid. Bell
were also opposed to amending tbe
bylaw and the request was relused.
Aid. Mac'<enrot seconded by Aid.
Smythe moved that the bylaw regarding laundries he enforced after
to-day and the motion carried.
Those present were Mayor W. Al
Foote, Aids Bell, Masson, Smythe,
Mackenrot  and B'.urne.
\   crop ,,f 'in rarloads     of
From the point of view of a revenue producer Revelstoke's post-
ollicc during thc fiscal year ending in
1914 stood eleventh in BritiBh Col
umbia, the total revenue Irom the
postoffice  for  the  year,  according    t..
the annual postoffice statistics issued
'by  tbc  department   in  Ottawa,  being
ice was  111(87*1,96.
harvested   at   Mirror   Lake   this   winter.
s. I'thern Okanagan ranchers will
experiment With broom corn this sen'
The revenues of     some of the prin
cipal  postotlices of the province     for
the  year,  including    Offices in   Koote
nay  and  Boundary,  were:   Vuucouver,
$680,632.96;  Victoria,  W82.857.86, New
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^       Westminster,    I l:i,'.ivi.llG,  NdlBon H
NcNon citizens contributed $071 for |089.»i      1'i'ince    Rupert,     $28,476.48;
■local  relief    during     the  month      of iKamloops, 822,091; Nanaimo, $20,027,-
I JanUftry ,G7;      Crunhrook,  $16,418.70;     Fernie,
$13,746.30;   Kelowna,   918,693;    Revcl-
Vernon hoard of trade haB     cut tho »toke,   $11,872.96;    North   Vancouver,
membership fee from Slflto $ri.    Tho $10,396.22;  Rossland, $8.4*7.87; Grand
board Is 8600 in debt. Forks,   $6,716.71;      Trail,   $4,087.71;
Di.i._  „   „       ......      , Oreenw i, $8,451.06;  Knslo, $2,649.
Blairmore council is looking   for   a
•ary treasurer   for  tin    town,  Bai     ";   ''''''" °"*  *'"'-"'':i"s*1-
1     pei  month,
The Nelson      patriotic      fund      now
It  '8 expected  that the plant  of  the     I inrtl       ll ,'-n       During  February
Hock,- Mountain Cement company, al   $730 wis collected.
Blairmon    will starl    pern! inns     by
(Continued ..-   Inge Five)
March I.
A Penticton Plymouth Rock pullet
which i • irti ei   |aj Ing,   pro-
diicni a   i ounce   egg on     her fourth
Greenwood Are department  lost ose
[ti   Norses on i in A \ morning, Tbe
hois.- broke loose the 1,'uhi, previous
nnd ■••' Into th" osl bo and in spiti
of all that could be done, it died the
folio*Ing 'in'.
The following essuys on the subject
of "A Snowshoe Trump" are py
BtudentS of the KevelstOKC High
I It was the day of January.
The wind wus blowing, and the in >W
was    whirling through  the air.     and
'Junes Masters Knew, Ln his
lonnjy    Alaska cabin, that u blissard
. vas at its height.
I Jim Mustera was a boy of eighteen
years  of  age.       Hi-  latin i   had   died
not long since, leaving nothlo   I
time.   Not   undaunted   Jim hid      set
out Ior   Alaska trying,   an     u any        .»
Bun.'   had done ai   that time to   make
good in the gold fields   His tati
i is deathbed tried to tell Jim b"ii.»
thing, but death took him into custody before he could say it.
■ Huh' some cold ' sa-..i ins
guide who was living  with him.
e   " i'es'  some   cold. '  answered
"But I must tramp I Reliance
for some food,  or  we'll  dn '
|   "No, no" you freo/e,  1 go."
i   8o they argued until ut last
both sot out for Fort Rslia
milos away, The drifting snow
! hem   in   the face,   and   the cold
stung  them  like so many   bees.
Tbey  bad    tramped      nearly
Miles when   Jim  sa'.v      u man  C
tra Ight   tl r  'hem.  Nearer and
e approached    until    he .■
twenty Ave  yar-ds     away.  Then     be
hi Med, steere.i at  Jim and Sri I
bullet   went   ■
ono'her nnd at til anoihei   I -me. Then
With a  groan  the man     snn'<    te. tl.
i "He's frozen" murmured Jim, and
Ibctwtcn them th j carried him  oo 'u
fort  Reliance.
i ii and on they travelleJ unt I at
last Fort Reliance loomed like ix
shallow ahead of them. Another
twenty m.njtes tramping mid they
stum   ed into the fort
Tbere they found a doctor who attended to the fro
■ . nn." cii.>1 the doctoi an hour
1 ,t th t  tellos   wants t.
Jim i.'i rled to the man's ro ,
found Inn. in a dying condition,
fou'n  raj ■   eism Jim. P'rs
don t  k ow,  but  you   not   th<   Huko
thw   and.
m're bis  'et,  i u.ii s  whj      l
tried to I you, 1  would
get Vou'11   f'TglVeJ
..'im n< dd< •! a s i.-.,  ,   md  wbi n h.j
I    al   hiB    . ■■   -m    t ia      V.. .
■ :  Death bad clalme I en   th
Of   Huthei land t(   be   uept,       for
'   I   ' "i.-in   had re ,|:v   L. w ..   bis       ),(„
to tell    him who be eras,    \rviii  i. i.-
lt was a e.dd, frost; evening with
a i rirbt moon shining ov rn ad. Just
•        ihne tramp'
from     i  school   about
and talking
th no ry ol "Ohi
•   fui   ll
trying 1 bil      on
Win n ' 'hi 1   I hero
wns g who woula  ge
(Continued on Page Five) PAGE TWO.
Furniture Polish
House Cleaning time requirements—
What a difference 25c of Polish makes
Every piece of Furniture looks like new--
Very little work, but great results
Try our Magic Furniture Polish, 25 and 50c.
If you are not satisfied we will refund your money
Tinsmith in<!
Road   Problems
in   British    Columbia
Starts March  1st.
Bargains to Please our Customers as in
Previous Years
War is declared on our stock of
Tea and Coflee, see our window
for specials.
$1 Buys 3 lbs.
While this lot lasts, and as another advance is predicted iu the
near future we would adrtse putting by a few pounds.
Why are we selling more bread?
There must be a reason.
Let Us Tell You Why
Just compare a loaf ol ours with
any other amd wc are absolutely
sure you will use the best, then
you will know why.
Phone 41
Box 734
Strictly First-Class
Room3—Single, en Suite, and^with Bath
Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Co.. Ltd.
Importers and Wholesale Dealers.
Manufacturers of Aerated Waters
Agents for Calgary Beer
Jack Laughton, Proprietor
First Street. Revelstoke, B. C.
J. Albert Stone. propretor
3 litably fur vith the
Lax   choicest the market af
Best   Wines.    [.ir*iH,rs   and
Cigars.     Ratps   $1   a
Monthly rates.
The following article ou road building in British Columbia appears In
the Montreal Star.
This year the provincial and Dominion governments have been building up Mouut RevelBtoke mear tho
city of that name lu the Selklrks a
scenic roadway. The completed road,
around ten milcB lu length, will take
tlie autolst from an altitudo of
i.,480 feet to 7,000 leet—in the clouds.
This road-building is perhaps moro
spectacular than anything .ever before
attempted in Canada, but the cost Ib
hy no means great, even appearing
teinall hi'Siile some of the mileage
road making costs incurred for farmers in British Columbia, The cost ot
girding Mount Revelstoke will, it is
said, average little if any more than
S&.OCO .i null'. Many miles of fariv
roads in British Columbia bave had
more mi tbem. one terming municipality alone—Richmond—has eighty
live milos of macadamized road, the
average cost of which was $3,500 a
mile, with no account taken of the
initial but somewhat previous expenditure for clearing and rough
Good Roads Are Important.
How Important good roads are to
the farmer' Few farming communities with good roads but wear a
happy air of general prosperity. Tn
other fertile d1 stricts where n.nds
are bnd farmers labor under a tremendous handicap. With many agriculturists th? character of the road
to town determines whether thc ledger shows on December 31, profit or
loss for the yeur.
i    The cost per ton of hauling     farm
produce over broken stone roads     in
prime condition    has  lueem estimated
at ten cents a mile.     In comparison
I with this the haulage cost over broken stone roads in ordinary condition
is fifteen ents, on wet, sandy   roads
I 10 cents, on rutty nnd muddy earth
,roaiis 5H cents,    nnd     on    dry sundv
I roads SO cents. No one has estimated
'the eost per  mile at transporting, as
so many  British  Columbia  and other
Wes'ern Canada farmers havc     done,
farm  produce over rough  trails.  If  it
was expressed  in dollars and  cents It
would  be stngjering to most people.
British  Columbia's road  problem is
n serious one.  Thousands of miles of
roads have been buHH for    the     farmers, yef continually     new     settlers
are calling for  more.      Every farmer
must hive his road, so heavily wood-
e 1  is th.'    country     generally.     The
mountainous  character  of  the      pro
vince often times means that a road
several miles  in length will serve but
a few settlers even  when the  district
Is fullj   i \ eloped..
The writer was over n  road recently on  which it was     declared locally
0   b id   ; een   spout   in the      past
No mors than a dozen settlors made use of it. They were home-
developing raw     uncleared
I   pro luctlon   was  small.
Settle imlag.
loks and crannies of thi
•   •     - ttle b     are  pouring
.   ■•■    Ii  is bi■
e| IS
'   ' nment     lay oul  areas
and r lenient to
i>y the
tural i
in      Aus-
the   pi
complained ahout by mnny witnesses,
who claimed that the useless room
wub taken away from agriculture and
given over to weed growths. A decrease in width has been under consideration.
It was found, further, that an account of the large expenditure on
roads many settlers looked to govern
ment road work as a source of regular Income.
In the province were 18,686 miles ol
government roads and 7,31ili miles of
trails. The latter represented an increase since"1900 of U,!i27 miles, and
the former an increase of 5,579 miles
Besides this mileage there were also
many miles of road built by municipalities.
The Okanagan valley is well supplied with good roads .now, and on
the Lower Mainland, except in the
Sve-acre and ten-acre subdivision districts, the need for them is not es-
peclally great. The greatest lack is
in the interior and in the districts, ol
northern British Columbia opened
up by tlie Grand Trunk Pacific railway.
To give these agricultural districts
roads is a big problem, especially
dining this time of business depression. How the provincial government
meets the situation in thc ycarB to
come will make a good story in itself. British Columbia is fast heing
criss crossed hy railroads. Wha.. is
required now is plenty of good highways through the territory
We are offering CLOSE PRICES on:
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With the opining of the 1915 seed
trade, scedmen, farmers and gardeners may wish to review the undei which sales may he made
The seed control act provides that
timothy, alsUe, red clover and alfalfa seed must not be put on sale (or
the pin pose of seeding without being
ly: Hvtra No. 1, No. 1, No. 2, No. 3.
Farmers may sell seed below No. 3
in iquality only to dealers to be.
cleaned and brought up to grade,
plainly marked with the grade, name
Ail other grass, clover and forage
■ plunt seeds and thoso of cereals and
flux must bc marked in a plain and
Indelible manner with th.: common
name ol any noxious weed seeds present.
. piped of cere.ils, (lax, grasses, clovers, forage plants, field rootB and
garden vegetables must, have n ger.
mination of two-thirdB of the percentage standard of vitality for good
seed) of the kind or bc witb
the percentage that are capa bin of
germinating. "Papered seeds" must,
he marked with the year in which the
packet was tiUed.
Representative samples of senlsfor
purity and,germ'natton tests may
be sent to the Seed Branch, Calgary,
Alta. Two ounces of grass seed, white
or alsike clover; four ounces of i il
clover, alfalfa or seed of li';c si'.e
and one puind of cereals are desired.
Samples icquire postage tout are
tested free of char :e up to 2") in
number for each jierson or iirm.
Imperial Bank of Canada
Capital Paid in
Reserve Fund
President Vice-President
EDWARD HAY, General Manager.
WILLIAM MOKFAT, Assistant General Manager.
Savings Bank Department
Jepcsits of $1 received and interest allowed from date of deposit
Arrowhead Branch Revelstoke Branch
A.B. McCLKNKGHAN, Manager.
Shamrock Hams
and Bacon
Made from selected hogs—in the most modern plant in the
West Government inspected—approved by careful housewives everywhere. SHAMROCK IS THE SEAL OF SUPERIORITY, and this applies equally to Lard, Butter, Eggs,
Saus.ige—wherever it appears.
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Revelstoke IiOtlge
No. 1085
Meets every second
ami Fourth Tuesday
in  the Selkirk Hall.
Visiting Brethren are cordially invited.       Dr. MoLEAN, Die.
H.L. HAUO.Sec.
Se mi- cow-testing tigures given to
the dairy division, Ottawa, by dairy
farmers prove that some herds of
mwe-i produce milk at a feed cost of
•I.r i i'. 100 pounds, while close hy
nr.' other herds whose average feed
rust. of production is only 80 cents
per hundred pounds of milk. Again
b ' ' '■! two cows in the sa ne her.I
the cos! e.f f ed pi r pound of butter-
re |i n: iy loui d to vary a.-
tnu< h as from 23 to 4!i ents.
Whal  is ol Importance to the iwtv
ig    diirj , ■  this fact,  that    c >w
hi Ips  to put each row in    the
gi . ei     paying basis     very
i" ; le    plan  ol  weighing
E. 6. Burridge & Son
Plumbers and Tinsmiths
We specialize in
Metallic Celling s, Corrugated Roofing, Furnace Work and up-
to-date Plumbing
Work Shop   (iinnaiiglit Ave.
REVELSTOKE      -      -    B.O.
and testing each individual cow's
milk soon discovers if any unit machines in the milk-making factory arc
not in good economical running order. Then plans arc laid lor keeping
thc type of cow that makes 20 or
20 dollars or more clear profit above
the  cost of feed.
iLatn with the Kevelsti Ice
General Agencies.)
Bookkeeping, Typewriting ind
all kind- of ('lei ical W'"i k
Accounts Collected
Prompt Returns
Fire, Life and Accidenl [nsur
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i •■liable- cotnpanle
Office :   McKenzie Avenue
(Nexl in Com.Telegraph Office)
Phone 203      P. 0, Boj 317
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i    good pollcj to tbink of the future
i ll butter policy to provide against
lie misfortunes it. may have In s>tore
'ni you,   The surest way of protecting
yourself and family is a
with a reliable company.   The high
financial standing nnd   b.iii: lm in.
career   of   lhe   Ketwtenay   Agencies
makes   It   absolutely   trustworthy.
Youi    lime   n,a.v   In-   near   at,   band.
Don'l delay.    Take Bill n policy now.
A. K. Kincaid. Manager.
<Bcar RugB Mounted. Furs cleaned
and Dressed.
Sfie Second St., Revelstoke, B. C.
I. O. O. F.
Meets every Thursday  evening in
Selkirk   Hall  at  8 o'clock. Visiting  brethern cordially invited.
JAMES MATHIE,  Secretary.
KOOTENAY   LODGE,   No.   15.
A. F. and A. M.
Regular Meetings are held in
New Masonic Hall on the Fourth
Monday in each month at 8 p.m.
Visiting brethren are cordially
JOHN  LEE,  W.  M.
ROBT.  GORDON,   Secretary
Mei'ts   every    Wednesday evening
at     8   o'clock,    in   Stlkirk  Hall.
Visiting    brothers    cordially invited.
// you want what you want when you
want it try MciI-Herald Want Ads
J L' ' o/t/Al ■ li mt*    '"( i        J-uy*"> „ f
Alpine t'linHMi'iim of the [Trench  Army are seen here marching in one o[ the  passes of the  Vosges. These har-
ilv  mount iti'1'!" are equipped  with hHs which they  use to great advantage  when the weather conditions demand
It. . .      ,
It will pay you to
make a call at
F.   B.   WELLS,
Fur Buyer and Exporter
Old Town,    -   Revelstoke, B. C
before buying yonr outfit of working clothes
for the bmh. I make a
sj>ecialty of Logging
Shoes, P»nU, Sox, Shirts
Blankets and everything
r.-.jiiire'l iu i "ur traaineaa. SATURDAY, MARCH C,  1915
Hon. W. R. Ross Gives Valuable Information on Surveys
in New Territories
The report of the minister of lands,
Hon. W.R. Ross, K. C, which has
liecn presented to the legislature contains a vast amount of information
regarding tho     lands,     forests     and
waters of British Columbia, and is a
Very valuable work. In addition to
the various reports of the administrative branches Vi survey reports are
published, giving in detail records of
the conditions which prevail over a
Rrcnt portion of this large provinco,
Information of great value to the
land seeker, Not the least, interesting
cf the many Interesting reports aro
thus.' which deal with exploration in
the northern confines nf the province,
north nf the Peace river,in CnsMnr,
nnd elsewhere. There were 1,HI2.OHO
acres added to the surveyed area of
the province as the result of the 101 I
Benson's work. (If this acreage 1iin.,(Mll)
acres   represents  lands   already      held
under pre-emption,  nnd  SM.OOO   acres
wrre added to the acreage available
for pre-emntion, The remaining 28,-
'HlO acres represent lands held under
applications to purchase in which
rases the coast of survey becomes nn
added charge In connection with ' the
Th" results accomplished in surveys for 1011 are slightly in excess of
the nerenee surveyed in 1013. Since
1907 the total ncreaec surveyed by
the province is eivcn at 4,80.r,,91n
nrres. of which area 950,000 ncres
have been Crown-granted to pre-emptors or nre held under pre-emption record: 250,000 „eres are held in reserve for sale bv public auction; *-*0fl,-
C-nn acres have beet, reserved for Dni-
versitv purposes: 500.(MX) acres represent sales of various descriptions;
nnd 2.315,910 acres remain available
tor pre-emntion entrv.
On- of the manv reports which will
rereive much attention is that of
Prof. W..T. Elliott. who supervised
the dry-farmine experimental work
undertaken hy the department of
lands to d"termin° the agricultural
value of larce areas in the interior—
a work which is fraught with tremendous consequence to the development .if ,1 area.
From thc reports submitted cover
Ing tin- lirst year's practical work it
is evident that very gratifying te-
rolts were secured     on    the Lillooet
Farm,   but  in  the Nicole   the      grass-
hopper pest  verv seriously  Interfered
w*ith the experiments made. The retort shows that in the matter of
hud-settlement, greater progress was
made during tbe vear than during
any former period in the history of
the province: the issue of pre-emption
records having reached the total of
4. 304—a marked Increase over th ■
previous year, an I a steady growth
since 1905, for which year the tigures
were 955 records.
During the year  114,410  acres of re-j
served   lands  wire 0| • neil   to  pre emp- '
Uon entry, Of this acreage, approximately   90,000   irres  r'present     lands
which had been closed to preemption j
pending  survey       nnd  the  remaining
2**1,7111  ncres  repres.-nt   logged      lands
which  had been subdivided prior     to
opening  to entry.  These  lands      were |
divided into 9e"9 pre-emptions, and at
the openings  IS2 of the parcels   wero
(■led  upon.  Thc greatest demand was
for  the logged lands  m-:.r the    coast,
and with the    exception    of tht area
opened  in     the     Vicinity of Kennedy
Lake,   on   Vancouver Island,  all     the |
loKg"d lands on the const were     ap
piie.i for on the fust  flaj   on     which
they   were opened  to entry.
During the year 3,668 of the     pre  j
emptions throughout    the    province
were inspected hy officers of the     de-
pertinent with    a     slaw to securing ,
compliance with tbe provisions of tho |
"Land      Act"  as to  occupation      and
Improvement, with the result that 80'.i
of the outstanding  records were can- I
celled,  chiefly on  the ground     of non   |
residence, In many of these cobcs the 1
deliiuiuent   pre emptors-   were  given an
opportunity of taking oul     Dew      1.
cords for the lands formerly held    bj
Land sales for the yeai  throughout '
the province totalled   15.036 acres,  e.f
which  .".'103 acres represented  the sal.1
ot surveyed lands and 39,682 acres the |
sale     of     unsurveyed      lands   These
figures  indicate the smallest  sales,  of
Ciown lands since 1904,  and the sales ]
for the previous year aggregated 4u i.
2r,2 acres.
A number of sales were held during
the   vear of   townslte   property   owned
i.v the province. The most Important
of these was the snlo of lots In the
tnwnsltea known -is Fort Geori-r A
Prince Qeorge, at which ssiss uggre
gating 1771,506 were made smaller
aiile" were held at Quesnel, McBride
and Clinton, to meet such Incnl de
mnnd as thcre was for town Tots In
these centres.
Science  Prevents    DeathB    of
Soldiers Who Are Seriously  Wounded.
Notes from the cTHines
The   Princeton   Collieries
Andrew  Laidlaw    manager,
and  Victoria  has   felt  the
Many remarkable recoveries from
wounds are recorded in the notes on
ruvnl and military surgery in the
current issue of Thc British Journal
t f Surgery.
Dr. Seymous Barling, of Birmingham, dealing with the rapidity aud
efficiency/ witjh which the sick aud
wounded are transferred from overseas by ambulance sliips, mentions
thfl case of patients who, wounded *** ™1™"U°*-
near Lille on <u Saturday morning,
reached the French coast on the following day and were in London by
mid lay on Monday. There were very
few among the dick who were really
ill, and considering the hardships
und exposure to which the troops had
been subjected, this fact testified to
splendid condition the men were in
at the beginning Of the war and to
the  success  of  the      sanitary  precau*
tionn in the tield. (if the wounded who
came under   his      not ire,   the   proportion of bullet wounds (Tilt per cent) to  sumers
those  Inflicted   by  shell  and  shrapnel
i::r.r, per ei ut 1 waB, hn Baid, unusual,
foi  the genera] experience In   modem
campaigns     has     been   that   artillery
wounds greatly     predominate     over
those Inflicted by rifle lire.
Mr. Charles A., l'annett 1 London),
describes the case of a soldier who
bad 11 large hole driven jn the frontal
region of his scalp. The wound Was,
he said, cleaned up, a number of
lion" fragments were removed nnd weeks later the man was stated to be progressing favorably, a
number of cases of gun deafness huru
been treated,, aud several of neurasthenia, the two worst being men whu
had been wrecked Hn H.M.S. Cressy,!
and after a week's rest had received
trilling   wounds   in the  operations    ,.::
Fred Keffer, mining engineer, lias Voigt camps. At present the com-
h'uided copper claims at Highland pany hauls hy team all material ard
! alley  for  Sl-00,000. supplies from Princeton.
The Princeton Coul and Land company is shipping coal steadily to Brl-
Tliore is an unusually large number
of prospectors   at   work   in Franklin
tish Columbia and Washington points  cump this winter, and al'l appear   to
e  hlk'd  with    the liveliest  optimism
Knight and Day sent B0 pounds of
Bilver-lead from the Lucky Pair, on
Whipsaw  creek,  to the Spokane    min-
us to the future of the camp. .1 alius
Carson, of I'hoenix, and George Todd
Of this city, are included in the number. They are at worn cm a tunnel
which at present is running through
0 body of mineralized white c^uurti'..
im McDonald and Forepaw hue",
driven  a tunnel for 80  feet und up to
of war times and is iu the winding up   lust, week they had gone through    I".
court. feet of ledge     matter,      and on    the
  claim of Tom Ncwby of this city,   a
The Coalmont Colliers company is  tunnel 1ms heen cut through about si'.
producing  a limited  output    of  coal
th'is winter. Some of it is being hauled to Princeton on sleighs. McDougall, Guthrie and Co., railway con
tractors,  arc among the  largest   con
\ olgbl camp is about to renew development operations, temporaril.,
suspendod, by the New York company
financiering the enterprise. A smelter
will be erected on this property for
treatment of the high-grade Bdlf-llux-
ing ore.
The Princeton and  Chilliwack Coul
company Is driving a tunnel     on its
property   to tap  the coal  seam   which
is the same worked by  the Princeton
Coal and  Land company. Thcre is   a
! face of coal  about four and  one-half
eet thick in the tunnel, now diivcr
about 90 feet. A shaft has been   sunk
43 feet,  piercing 11  feet of coal.
feet of solid ore. Twelve men are. at
work on the Union mine, which is
shipping two cars a week.—Grand
Porks Sun.
Kb do police     officials    have
rot Hi 'il that   In f'M ure they are
to  t.- ke drinks over any  licensed
while  011  duty.
The next examination for the entry of Naval Cadets, will he held at
the examination centres of the Civil
Service Commistion in May, 1915,
successful candidates joining the College on or about 1st August. Applications for entry will be received up
to 15th April by the Secretary, Civil
Service Commission, Ottawa, from
whom blank entry forms can now be
Candidates for the examination in
May next muBt be between the ages
of fourteen and sixteen on the 1st
July, 1915.
Further details can bo obtained on
application to the undersigned.
Deputy Minister of the Naval Service
Department of tho Naval Service,
Ottawa, January Sth,  1915.
Unauthorized publication of this
advertisement will not 1 e paid for.—
A iiommerclal traveller had been
talking his hardest, his moBt eloquent, his most, persuasive, for near-
■y ue hour to a shrewd old Yorkshire business man. The old fellow
sei'innl convinced and pleased, aud
the t raveller thought he hud his fisii
landed.  But the Yorkshire  man said:
'There's ma lad, Jock. Ah'd laiko
him 'o hear what ye havc to say.
Will ye coom' this afternoon and go
over your talk again?"
'Certainly, sir, with pleasure,1 replied  the  traveller  heartily, and     al
[NG-UP ACT. being chapter 141   ol
the    Revised    Statutes   of Canada
and amending Acts,
LIMITED,   of   Kevelstoke,     iu      the
Province  of  British  Columbia.
The  Honourable  the    Chief   Justice
of the Supreme Court of  British  Columbia  has,  by an order    dated      the
I'th   day of  February,   I'll"*,,   appoint
1 il   James  Roy, of  Vancouver,  B.  C,
to be official liquidator of thc above
the  hour appointed   presented  himself : named company.
the  Belgian coast.
Df. Oswald G. Morgan 1 London),
who served in a convent at Namur,
describes the case of a man who,
Buffering from mental derangement,
was h uinted by an aeroplane which
lie followed with his finger for forty-
eight hours, and only got short periods of sleep after large doses of
hyoscinc. Another patient used to
shoot and then cover his head with
les hands, his pupils widely dilated
as thoimh expecting a shell. Both
man recovered, They wen normally
very simple agricultural people and
were probably unable to hear much
mental  strain withou'   breaking down
Captain Herschell Harris, describing the work of the Austrian Voluntary hospital, Boulogne, quotes the
case of ;i man, the vortex of whose
skuM had been shattered by a glanc-
lng wound. There was extensive par-
ulys.s of the limbs on both sides,
without coma. An operation was performed at once, nnd the removal of
the shattered splinters of bone was
followed by much improvement,
which continued to such an extent
that ultimate recovery appeared pro-
The British  C
lumbia Copper   company announces intention to build    a
oncentrator at Princess camp, where
I  iamond  drilliiu.' has proven    an   immense  tonnage  of ore.     The  company
has kept 11 considerable force at work
1  uring the winter     and    accommoda-
ions    for a large mining population
ave   been   constructed.   It is reported
hut  railway  construction   will   heg'ti
Mly from Princeton to Princess and
Cranbrook Farmers' institute wants
boniest "ad Inspectors appointed fe.r
East and West Kootenay.
Flour has advanced $1 per barrel
ut Grand Forks. This lis the first rais,.
in price since the war started.
Joe Conner is hack to Natal with a
4 ft, 8 in. otter which he got at Elk
Lake, 100 miles from Michel.
For throwing a glass tumbler at
another foreigner Wasyi Walykoce of
Trail  was lined $50 and costs.
1 iver "II per cent of the English-
bpe.ikini; population of Bellevue havo
enlinted for service at  the front.
Fernie Daughters of the Empire
have rnis.'.i over 31,100 for patriotic
purposes.     1225 went  to Belgian re
Grand Forks will supply _'."i men for
the third contingent. At least 50 recruit! could have been secured.
The moving picture theatre at
Qr<tenwood will re-open for business
this week. It bus been closed ahout
tive rionths.
K.iflo  council   bus  declared   vacant
the    positions     of citv clerk,  auditor
nd  city  electrician  and  applications
nre ipvitcd for these jobs.
Nat.Utp Farmers' institute is erecting u building 14x21 feet to house tba
Institute incubator which has a capacity of 1,200 chickens.
the Ladles Benevolent society
which has looked after all Fcrnie's
municipal relief work for the past
l-' \. us has di«banded.
Cranbrook Hw .id P De V«re Hunt
has been notified that he has appointed deputy shenil (e.r East
Kootenaj bj Sherifl tuck. ..f Nelson.
L.e Bouditt, a rent-no. poultry
Imosl eJOO her."
al pre* nl tn rder to give thi m •»
lull work day he his the poultry
house electric lighted and turns on to,,
Ij hours ol the wip
tei dark morniogs,
again for the interv'iew with father
and son. Again he went over the
points of the  article  he had  to  aell -
forcibly,     eloquently,     persuasively.
Never had he acquitted himself of a
liner  'sellinc talk.'
Wh 'll  he  had  finished   the  old   York
shire man  turned    to     his son      and
said  enthusiastically:   'Do  you      hear
that,  Jock*' Well,      now,     that's tb.-
way   I   Want,   ye to sell   our   goods    on
the road.'—Kansas City 'Star.'
Dated   at   Vancouver  tbis   26th   day
of February, 101,",.
District Registrar
.  _^
[NG-UP  ACT,  being chapter  144    of
Ihe Revised Statutes ..if Canada and
amending Acts.
LIMITED, of Revelstoke,     in    the
Province of  British  Columbia.
Thc  creditors    of  the above named
(', mpaiiy are required, on or   before
the  1st day of    April.  1915, to     send
their names and   addresses, and  the
particulars    of   then debts   or Claims
i'ii 1 the names and addresses of their
solicitors (if any), to James Roy. of
Pacific Building, Vancouver, 11. C,
th'' Official liquid iter ofthe said
Company, and. if so rcquiriyl hy notice in writing   from   the said  1
Coal mining rights of tho Dominion
In  Manitoba,   Saskatchewan  and    Al-
terta, the      Yukon    Territory,     ths
North-west  Territories and in  a por-
i tion of the Province of  British   Co-
1 lumbia, may be issued for a term   ol
1 twenty-one years at an annual   ren.t-
i al of     $1 an  acre.   Not  more    than
2,500 acres will be leased to one applicant.
Application for lease must be made
by the applicant    in person to    the
1 Agent or    Sub-Agent   of the district
in which    the rights applied for   are
; situated.
The lease will include tho coal mining rights only, but the lessee may
be permitted to purchase whatever
available surface rights may be considered necessary for thc working of
the mine at thc rate of $10.00 an
ln surveyed territory the land must
1 te described by sections, or legal
subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract applied
for shall be staked out oy the applicant himself.
Each applicatiou must he nccompan-
' fed 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
tate of five cents per ton.
The person operating the mine shall
furnish the Agent with sworn returns
accounting for the lull quantity of
merchantable coal mined BDd pay the
loyalty thereon If the coal mining
rights are not being operated, such
icturnB should he furnished at least
once a year.
For full information application
should be made to the Secretary of
the Department or the Interior, Ottawa, or to thc Agent or Sub-Agent
of Dominion Lands.
W.  W. CORY.
No. 1 from Montreal to Vancouver,
arrive at 0.03 p.m., leave 6.25 p.m.
No. '2, trom Vancouver to Montreal,
arrive at 11.05 a.m., leave at 11.25
a. m.
No. 3, from Toronto to Vancouvor,
arrive at 7.05 a.m., leave at 7.90 a.m.
No. 1 from Vancouver to Toronto,
arrive at 12.15 a. m., leave at 1.05
a  m.
No. S01, from Revelstoke to Arrowhead, leave 7.30 a.m.
No. *03, from Arrowhead to Revelstoke, arrive 4.40 p.m.
No. 3 makes connection with the
liquidator, are hy their solicitors to okanagan line at Sicamous. returning
come  in  and prove  their  said    debts  !eaTea Sicamous at 10.50 p.m.
Trains Nos.  1 and J, make all local
or claims,  at the Chambers,    of     the
Honourable   tb-  Chief Justice   of    the
Fnid Court, at Vancouver, B.C., at
such time as shall be specified
notice, or "in default thereof they will
be excluded from the benefit of any
distribution made before such debts
are proved.
Tuesday, tin- '.th day of April, 1915,
at ln.30 o'clock in the forenoon, nt
the said Chambers, ia appointed for
bearing and ad]udl<catlng upon the
debts and claims.
Dated at Vancouver this 2fith da]
of  February,  101:..
District  Reciptrar.
stops between  Reveistoke   and    Sicamous.
Trains Nos. 3 and t, make local
stops between Sicnmous and Kamloops.
• oi* tlie Field Marshals of tin- ii.iiii.iii Army
Try a Mail-Herald
"Want Ad"
In     the     County  Court of     West
Kootenay holden at Nelson. B. C, ln
thc matter of    the  Estate   of   J
Turcak, deceased.
NOTICE ia hereby egiven that    the
undersigned  has  been  appointed   Administrator of all and singula!
personal estate and civet- ■■ .i.-e; .
Turcak,    late of  Arrowhetad,    British
Columbia,  who died on  the 17th  day
of  July, 1913 at or    n'.ir
aforesaid  intestate and  all      persou*
having claims ngnlns'   the  ettatl
the  said  deceased nre     required      te
send th- Bnme    togstbei  wuh particulars  verified  OB  oath  |,.-  111,1b r
signed  at  Hevclstoke,  B.C .  01
fore the iat day of April   1915,   aftet
which  date the    Undersigned  will  pro
nod to distribute tie
fhe  persons  entitled   thereto      I'
regard only to the  claim        ol  whu-!.
he shall th"ii bars recelvi
Dated this j-,th da-j v Wis
OBOROB s. Mn* \p.tkh.
Otlicial  Administrator.     Revelstoke
Flectornl   District,   Count)   of Koot
nay. " Mi (
March 10
French "Recruits  vs.  Scotch  flSgef IM
BtiBlnrss-men vs. New Comers
M.rrh   17.
French Recinitu vs. Business-men
Scotch Reserves v*. New Cme»rs
M-reh 24.
Scotch Reservec vs Pnslness-men
French Recruits vs New Comers.
Fire alarm signals are given thus.
Two stroke?, interval    five seconds,
four strokes, Boi 84. No of box will
i.*,so be sh. wn on Indicator   at   fire
Practice sign.,1.—Six  (6)  strokes of
bell slowly.
Testing   signal.-Thre.   .31    strokea
I bell slowly.
Fire Out  signal.—Tw.. (2)    strokes
ef bell slowly.
Dcfert signal.—One    I 11    stroke   of
rli slowly.
Box   No .  II—Coner    First   street
McKemie avenue   C. B. Hume i- Co.
Box  No   15.—Conici     First   street
ir,d Rokeby avenue,
Box  No.   U.—Corner  S-econd  street
nd  Government    Hoad    and    Opcia
Box No. 17.—Corner Third street
and Cnmpbell aver. i.r. Globe Lumber
Box No. 18.—C p |{ mation.
Box No. 24.—Corner Fifth s-treet
and M' Kei.zie aver.ue, Catholic
Box  No.  '2*i.—Corner  Sixth    street
and Orton avenue, W. A. Foote.
Roi No   ti,.—Corrfr fourth   street
and McArthur avenue.
Box No.  27.—Corner Fourth   street
and Townley avenue.
Rrix  No.  .'8.—Corner Second   street
•nd Robson avenue. Mrs. Baker.
Box No    11 —Pre hall No. 2.
Bot  No.   3V— Hospital.
Poi Noi 'b .-Central School.
ICO,  17 -Selkirk  Bchcol.
Box No.   U—Fire Hall  No.  One.
Box  No.    2.V   Fr'nt   Ftreet    went.
r'ir Q.V ".   brld(l
I'< •   No.   16.—( 01: er     King     and
Douglas street.. PairtC* Meat Market.
Box No    IT —Ci rr.rr  Second  street
•nd     Wales     street,   hack of Oonrt
Bot No    4t.—Com»r   Third     and PAGB FOUR
XThe fltaiMberalb
Local Beading Notices and Business
Locals In cents per line each insertion. Minimum local ad charge 'J5c.
Display advertisements 23 cents per
Inch each  insertion,  single column.
Legal advertising of any form, also
Government and Municipal Notices 12
cents per line first insertion and 8
cents per line subsequent insertions,
allowing 10 lines to the inch.
Applications for Liquor Licenses ($5.
Applications for Transfer of Liquor
Licenses $7.")0.
Oil  prospecting notices JT.fiO.
Land Purchase NoticcB. S7.0<l.
Water Application Notices, up to
10H words, $7.50, over 100 words in
(d) Land held as   homestead,     pre- by the allies. When the allies close In
eruption or purchased homestead un- on German territory on both     Bides
der any    Act of  Parliament of Can- Germany     will     Bee     the     game is
ada. irretrievably l03t,  and as     by     that
The purposes for which loans   may time the starving process will he well
be made are thus described:
(a) The acquiring of land ior agricultural purposes and the satisfaction of encumbrances on land used
for such  purposes'
(b) Tbe clearing  of land,  draining,
forward the end may come suddenly.
Brooklyn Eagle:  A year ago a pro-
lyking,  water storage and irrigation ' mise by Count iZeppclln that he would
I Ily  across the      Atlantic     in     three
(c) The erection  of farm buildings
Sntcnoi publishing Company
i.i m i r kii
E.  G.  ROOKE,  Manager and Editor.
S ITURDAY,  MARCH 6,   1915
Tie bill now belore the House, pro 1
vldlng lor agricultural credits and
dealing with thc incorporation and
regulation of ussocia
tions, appears to have be n drawn
W'ith ;i great deal cf care and to
meet •■.-cry contingency that can be
toresecn. It provides machinery which
under wlBe administration, coupled
with co-operation ln good faith on
the part of its beneficiaries ought to
prove ol very great benefit to tbe
farming Inl rests ol tho province, its
purpose is to help the man, who iB
trying to help himself, by giving him
i : asonable degree of financial as-
sistunce on reasonable terms as to
interest and repayment.
Tee state briefly the purpose of the
feature e.f the act now being considered, we may Bay thai a commission,
to conslsl e,f ftve members, of whom
the superintendent shall be one, two
being appointed liy    the gov
nt, the deputy   minister ol Bd
ance and  the deputy  minister of agri
culture to    the     members es officio,
shall have power to make loans tc,
farmers in sums .ef $250 to WO,M0 in
th • <■. il any Individual borrower
other than an tssociation, .\e> loan
10 ai > 'nison who is
., member if tbe commission or one
of it-   ihlcials ni  is employed In con
'!:    In    any    way.   The
n        ■   .e: om   ol thiee kinds
I. ing-dated;
Short di I
Tb • mail A  within    <
in   shall   ! e   :■
be I
years oi
•    y are lltr ted  in I
I Vance ol
-  '
... . .
$25 ol
(a) Land h'-M
i. md  Registrj   it I      ot
,i,i Land held by record ol preemption undei the   'L ind Act;" or
io Land ' .fe! pen ■
e|baac e„, thl del I payr
i.n.ler the "Lund Act,'* Of
days would have been received by nil
America as one worth welcoming. We
(d) The purchase of live und dead mjKi,t have doubted whether the aged
stork,  machinery and fertilizers: I airship man could "make good,"  but
(e) Discharging  liabilities    incurred   we  would rather have hoped for   his
i  i „„i„„™„.,* success.      .lust  now  though at  peace
fnr the improvement and development
1 with all the world  now, we greet his
„f  land  used  for    agricultural      pur- atart  wjth  a ahiver      and  his artival
poses and any purpose calculated   to   wit.n terror, our national defences ure
increase  land  productiveness: surely  not equipped  to      meet      air-
,f)   And  any  purpose which  in    tho  ships,  and what, can be done  In peace
■ i,      i„    can just as easily be done in war.
opinion of the commission    will     in- J •	
trease thu  productiveness of the land ,m|i,  CRY  QF THK WB3T
a respect of which the loan  is    pro- |    wdmonton  Joun,al:  The  cry  of  the
posed, • rural  west is Btill for a larger female
ig)  Carrying out the objects of uuy   population. This Item from the Horse
association;  subject   to   approval  by   Guard    correspondence   of the Rocky
Mountain     House Echo Bhould be incorporated  in   our immigration  liter-
videftd: ature: "The bachelors here seem     to
111) Taking over in whole or in part aJ,preclate the honor of having a
Mid with the approval of the Lieu lady teacher They turned out en
tenant-governor-ln-coundl, by    order-   masse   to  cut. her  wood  for her-only
,        .        ih„   one married man in the bunch.    It It
^.council, any  existing loan by      tb     ^^   ^   ^    ^^^      ^
,e,oV..i   in  right  of    the    province ol   ^.^    hcr a cow       w,lilp  Henry  Von
Uritish   Columbia   to any   association   j.jullcn gave some chickens. This   will
or  any  debentures  issued by  any  as    i„   something  to  keep     thc   children
Sia.OOO.OOO' dollars of the first $50,-
00(1,000 dollar appropriation still unexpended, and a possibility of the
third contingent not. going to the
front at all, we mny not have to dip
into the hundred million dollarB to |
be voted this session. What wc really
have Is a further wnr credit of one
hundred million dollars with the
Uritish government, and if we don't
borrow  it we won't need to pay     it
Ton'ight Mary Pickford and King
Ba'ggot in "Mr. Burglar M.D." will
he shown at the Empress theatre.
Pour other pictures will also bc seen
on Monday the attraction will be
"Tlie Mysterious Rose" and on Tuesday the feature will be "In Satan's
St. Francis church, McKenzie Ave.
and Fifth street, Pastor, Rev. J, C.
MacKenzie. Sunday services:— Low
■Mass at 8 a.m. and High Mass at
10:30 a.m. every Sunday. Sunday
school for the children at 2:31) p.m.,
Benediction and Rosary at 7:30 p.m.,
Confessions Saturday 4 to 6 and 7:30
to D p.m. and Sunday mcrnlng 7:30
to 8. WcekB days:—Mass every morning at 7 o'clock, Confessions before
Mass. First Fridays —Mass at 8 a.
m.. Benediction and Rosary at 7::ii)
p. m.
Before making a loan the commission must satisfy itself upon the following points:
ia) The value of the securtty ofler-
iil, estimated on thee i,usis of agricul-
"Tll'l'ERARY"  A MYTH?
Manchester Guardian:     We have  It
on good authority that "Tipperary,"
popularly known    ub     the     eoldler6'
song,  hiiB very little  existence      out-
Third Sunday' in Lent; 8 a.m.  Holy
Communion;     11 a. m.  Matins     and
Holy        Communion;      7.30        p.   m.
Evensong Sermons     at        both
services     by'"    tho       rector. At
hoth  morning and  evening     prayer,
u. i,       ..,„ , ., .   .prayers authorized  by the Lord Bis-
tural    productiveness     as hereinafter   Bi^the "^papers:/'»dJ^tJri°V! ! hop for  war    will     be said. Sunday
The duty and opportunity
of Canadian Farmers
Agricultural Conferences
Will lie held throughout Oan- JJ
ada   to discuss  conditions in
countries   where   agricultural
interests will be alfected by
the European War.
The Dominion Department
of Agriculture
will be represented by
Professor   McDonald,   Live-stock
Commissioner, B.O,
P. H. Moore, Supt.Dominion Experimental Kin-ill, Agassi'/..
H.   Cuthbert,    Industrial   Commissioner, Oity of Victoria, B.O,
Chairman:    MAYOR W.A. FOOTE
Revelstoke, Monday. March 8th,
OITY HALL Ladies Welcome
8 p. ni.
(li) The desirability of the proposed
lonn for any of the purposes described in tlie last, preceding section.
(r) In tbe case of an individual
borrower, the ability    of   the appli-
concerts and is only rurely heard     in
school at 2.fid p.m.
the trenches.  A certain corporal who
was recently home on leave took back j MRTH0DIST    CHURCH
with  lum his  mandolin.  At the divi-
tional  headquarters  where  he is situ- I    Thn re|ular B0rvice8 Wil1 l,e held llt
ated" impromptu  sing-songs are      oc.  " a.m. and 7.80 p.m.     on    Sunday.
casionally held, and    when the   tele-  8u^ sch°o1' 2*30 p!m*; ,YoU"g Pe°
phone  line  iB    clear of  oiticial  mess-'"16'8  meeting
Mo,iday, 8 p.m.
cant to make a    fair living for him    ages use is made of it to convey more : I,r,ljer   mPetine on    WednCB(luy  at  X
eell and hlslamlly Irom the farming   or less sweet strains to the troopB in  P- ID-
of his land,  when  improved as      pro-
posed  bj   nn'ins of    the loan  applied
for.  and alter     having  paid  interest
..     ^ .      ,.        ., u    i    The themes for Sunday will be     In
the nnng line—those at any rate who
. .   ,    j    .      . ...    .the  morning    "Habit  Forming  I'rin-
are at brigade headquarters or   with- 6 ,   .     ..     °      ,
in  range  of the  wire.   Not once      has  ci"les  of  Life"      a,,d   '"  th°  M6nln8
"Tipperary"  been  requested  by these   "Benevolence."
md  amortization  charges     or other   troops, the general favorites, repeut-
payments     as     mi ilred under     the
a,•■! I gage:
ei i   li   th,   case      ef   an association
ihat  th|iin Is solvent     and
:        de |u ite    earning    powers, and
thut its records,     methods,     invest
menU   und management are satisf.,,
i■ >r\  t.. the commlpsli o
That   th" granting   i
id time after time, being "Eileen
Alannah," "The Lost Chord," and
"Ye Banks and Brats."
In the Presbyterian church on Sunday next the minister, Rev. J. W.
Stevenson will take as his morning
subject "Uncertainty" and in the
evening will speak on "The Eyes of
the Fool."
The  ordinance  of  Babtism  w'ill    be
St. Catherines, who has already been
so generous in the matter of motor
ambulances, has contributed £4,000,
bo that it seems practically certain
thut this work' will be carried out.
There are also extensions to existing
hospitals at Chatham and Hasler
which ure being provided out of the
Canadian Women's Hospital Ship
fund, which are entirely under the
control of thc admiralty and have n,,
connection with the Canadian Red
Cross society.
The Canadian Military hospital at
Bulford, on Salisbury Plain, has just
been closed, but the one at Netheru-
von is still open, nnd is under the
Canadian Army Medical department,
and draws its supplies Irom that department, though Colonel Hodgctts
is always prepared to supplement
them from Bed Cross Btores on requisition.
There is q large hospital at Dinard
under the French military authorities, to which the Canadian government gave a grant of $100,1100, and
another at Dinard established i.y the
Order of St. John at Jerusalem, to
which the Canadian Bed Cross society contributed $2,SOU-.
Special gifts to any of these hospitals  CUB alvuyi 1* lor-wavdeil througb
he Canadian  Bed Cross society,  but
it shou'id  he  borne in mind that   the
Canadian commissioner,  ColonelrHod-
gt'tts,   is  on the  spot,   In  close    touch
with  th,' war olhce,  the  British    Bed
Cross society, and the Canadian War
Contingent  association,   and  that he
is ill the best position to know what
is most  wanted, and  when and  where
it  is  wanted,  and to     act   promptly
when help is needed. It is recommend-;
ed, therefore   that supplies should be
left  open for  general      use, as      this
greatly increases the ellectiveness    of
our    aid.      The  Canadian  Red  Cross
society      have not only to thinU      of
special Canadian hospitals, but   uIbo
the wounded and sick Canadian   men
who  will be scattered through   muuy
hospitals both in France and in  Eng-i.. .        ,    .   , ,       »„     ,„    ,
the task undertaken     lny    Mr. Taylor
'upon his assuming thc PortfoKo uf
Works. It wus no tritling task. It ia
not linished yet, and will not bc Inr
some years to come, but enough h«a
been done to make u lusting monu-
nUI l\ Ul IIIIIIIQLDI raen* to the man who was the tirst. »a
grapple thc problem in a comprehensive maimer. New and prosperous dia-
The lollowing letter appears   in tha  tricts have been opened.  Bicb  mimr-
al areas are being developed, ami
sections suitable for agricultural development are now within reach ol
the settler. The uctual productive
wealth of the province has been enormously increased by this policy. No
is tbe cuac
Olip tbis advertisement from The
Revelstoke Mail-Herald and mail
it to us today. In return we will
send you, without, charge, generous
samples of our famous Chick Food
and GrowlngFood in order t hat you
may test, their wonderful values.
State your name, address and nearest post otliee, also name and address of your dealer.
The Vanoouver Millinn and Crain Co.,
Limited Vancouver B. C.
Pays Tribute to
Work of Minister
Edmonton   Journal:  The verdict   in
the  Toronto   murder  case,     where      a
young Bervant girl was charged   with
ehootftng her  employer,  is a very dis-   NBpensed at the morning service
quieting  one.   lt   was not  alleged that
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^       any  serious    offence     had  been  com-
f0r     the   spe ifled     pui    mltted by the victim or even attempt-
i    me. ... ,, ed hv R   Chisolm.  Praver meeting on
^,Th:J':r:,.:ri;:,,r::y"!i!:idnesday m*. * s.«,
Sunday school and Bible class
at 2.30. On Tuesday evening the
V.P.S. will meet and will be address-
||       '..'    e.f      II
Red Cross Notes
.   „»-.t     t ,   t,ed   Part of   the   city   and in   a"   em-    weanet,aay       ''veiling
help could be secured     with-   Strangers welcome to all services
^^^^^^^^^^^H ■ ■ 111 >     Instead      of    ndoptim:
gume will serve easuree of  protection,
the   girl   armed herself   with
,ind used it at   the  tirst op-       	
•    to get  rid of the     man she Persons  Interested in the Can.uli.ui
an obvious  warning Bi >l Cross will no doubt be glad   to
■ ung  men.      but learn something ol the Canadian hos-
ethods i-..a. i.i' adopi pitals in  England and France.
punishment     Iri Possibly the best known of theue is
ces    '  ii,ada   «ill   de the Queen's Canadian Military     hos-
defcldedly lawless coun pit il at  Shorncitfe,    near Foikstoiie.
-'   danger This, like so many others,,was a private   residence    which     was by the
  owners   fe.r   hospital   purposes.      The
equipmi nt was p ml for hy the Cana
i  ..ii,  v.  ,. dian Wai  Contingent association, und
,1,, as a  militarj   hospitnl    it     now ap-
I   ,,,,   ,,, pears  to  be practically self   support
it  did belore   lng.
lhe  Canadian     Red  Cro.-s   society
pi - pai 'il   In  assist this hos-
iltal     '        eii Ij    but   so lar the nre
. essitj    e ■    ii"t   ii iBon,  neither     have
conven    the   itaff drawn  upon  Ked Cross utor
[land,     elthe. ;: h    they    liave
told  I hat   they can  do so at any
- i hei   it  appears to be   a
i |uipped and    BuccesBful  niB.itu
,  kbakl    tion     tijeiiigli doubtless tbe staii are
[lad       I"    Wi''".,..        giftS, I'it.lllT
• .    .in  nipplli.    to     s ipple
■ i  pqulpmenl
I !       ' "nnmi-lit       Red
mmmmmm-mmmmmmmm^-mmmmmmmm^^-mmmmm^^^mjri • •
' 'ei  i ntry   place  on the   river
oflered ley Mrs. A itoi  to
, ,,r,   to  "''    ' ■'    ■ I-"   ■   ■' ho'il      On   Its
Victoria Times:
Victoria, March 3.
Sir.—In common with a good many
other citizens, 1 was Considerably astonished  at  the attacii made in     the
Provincial House yesterday upon    thc better proof that    such
Hon.  Thomas Taylor  by Mr.  Forster could be desired than that given
(Columbia),  and  particularly    was   I the mineral returns for    British Oo
amazed   at   the   grounds  upon    which lumWla last year. The value     of   the
the attack was based—that of lack of output of our mines for     the     thr»>e
efficiency. years,   1911, 1912 and 1918, averagod,
There arc, as we know, wheels with- roughly in round numbers WO.O'J©,-
in wheels in all political parties, und 0.?0 for each year. Last year, in spite
any one man may think he has rea of the dislocation of commerie dw-
sons for disliking another, Oven ing the latter half of the year, due to
thou uh that other may be1 ot tho war, the vulue of our mineral output
same political faith; but a man was no less than $26,006,004), or only
Bhould be rmed by common sense $4,(XlO,0U0 less than the normal. And
even in his likes and dislikes, and this magnificent showing is directly
when Mr. Forster .accuses a mtlni'with due to the Intelligent policy of open-
tbe Hon. Tli mi-is Taylor's ndminis ing up the country which wns in-
trative record on the score ot in'tli- aiigurated and energetically carried
ciency, most people in British Colum- on, by the Hon. TIioiiiub Taylor, mm
bia will ask Mr. Forster to provide ister ol public worns for British Co-
some  better grounds than  vugue   as- lumbia.
sertionB  before they  will believe that Nov,  ti.T,  if    such a  record ns  thiB
his  action  yesterday  was due to any does not constitute efficient ndminbi-
other cause than the Bpleen of a  dis- trution, I woll.d liku to ask Mr. Fors-
appolnted   politician    who  has  failed ter  what he calls efficiency.   And     I
to get something that he wanted. would also  li ue to aBK  him  what h's
As  to  the efficiency  of   the     Hon. own services to the public havc been
Thomas  Tuy'lor,   I    would      like     t.i to I'.ua'iify bim as a critic ol Mr. Tay-
1 oint out  brief!)     what  his adminis- lor. Th.- minister of works does   uot
(ration  has meant to the  banner   iu- do much talking—he does things, and
dustry   of this  province-the  Industry the     while     province has     benefited
of mining. thereby.  But whit  hiu    Mr.
lliitisb Columbia's chiefest need, in done? As far as "efficiency"  goes   he
order  thai   her great natural    wealth does not  e\en  appear to be an cftici-
may  be  made    accessible to commer- ent critic.
Editor B.C. Mining  Exchange.
ciii and industrial requirements,   is,
and  will   he fo:- a '.ong time  to come,
the construction ol roads, trails   and
bridges.  Only   by    a policy  of  intell'i-
gent  development  along  these lines is '    East   Kootenay has been authorized
it   possible  to open   up our  large  mill-   to raise   I11"  men  for the Third  Cana-
rral  areas.  It is expensive worK,   Ior   dian contingent.
the  very  topography ol  the    province.
which makes   such a policy necessary
makes it far more costly than laying
out a trail on the prairies. But it has
t ■ be done if British Columbia is to
challenge would
to be umiished.  It  would  be a •
,,l] acceptance     Mis    Astoi   mosl   gener
ously ii the i xpengo, nn il
lng to ovei ' ' O'H , ol tho structural
literal lone necessai v, and the I lens
dian  Ked  Cro      society gu •>■  I !,i 0 I
Vernon board of trade is urging
Bishop Doull of Kootenay to reside
in thut city in preference to Nelson.
Potatoes were down to $1..">0 per
lake her proper place ub a producer Back at Saturdays market at Nelson
of mineral and timber wealth, Eggs were plentiful  at 35 cents   per
Before Mr. Taylor took charge     of   dozen,
the  department   of  public  worns,     Ho ,
broad and comprehensive system of1 Rossland Methodists have asked
opening up British Cdiumbla as B pastor Nixon to remain for another
whole by means ol toads ,and     trails, ^eaT
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^        Mil.1.1'
.i Of co irse.
the taxes '"*   ''          ' '     ' '    ':'"' original   plun
i.  on     well ■                        i hi.'v     !■. ■      '          '' beds,  bul  the wai  office
be  hroughl   bome to  the  del              is   ""      w' *'  iravmieo  nn       i  saw
Hon     '             Wi Idli •  ci icblng     » he              ■ iked tint   ll be made     the
••"■ " '" ; "    K    Maclean   .»  th clnb     tbe  base  pltal  lo.  the Canadian   con
as lar as the Rhine on thi   ■            id  it||ir  ,, (     i|i(   ,|t )|n   bnek o|     ,,„.,, tingents, and Its capacity be Inereas
wall Into Hllesls and East Prussia on   ,,,,lirlH w\\\ ,,,.,„,   thoughl thai     they '*"' '" '"':| h,,,|He ,IV w«stlng four   ad
the cast, and there hold theti  ground  couldn't have done any better ln Tom dltlonal  "huts" and   akltchen.     As
,   ,   ,    BDMfii'i i,i I,-     ,,,,i     ti, it ivin ti'iini i the grounds are extensive, there was
while Hn' ii'iinb  navy completed  Its   «'"" ■ i"'"      mn     tnai wm i«mpm
campaign  ol  tarvaD   th.   ml '" ""  ™   '""   !""',,v ,"'  ," ""     \h'";. ^ "°"'
'"","'"" m, lad   nl      trenchment, hand- | The extra outlay Involved is estlmat-
had evet   been formulated—much less j
The  Belgian Legation    in Washing-
c-irriei! Into ellect by any previous |ton H8Hert8 that the German gover
provlndla! government, Sections of! ll0r-ganera] in Belgium has levied an
tin country known to be rich in min- extraordinary tax on Belgian citizens
eral had laid for yens, neglected, for who do not return, to their homes bc
no bette. reason than that thc cost tOTe murch 1,
ol freighting In machinery and   sitp- .
piles, and taking out ore, was pro- Leuding finunclers have beeu sum-
liilutive owing to the inaccessibility moncd to a conference iu Berlin with
of tho distrtct. The whole province , the finance minister, who considers
.mis crying) oul foran intelligent road .that a new loan ol $l,2.r>0',<>00,000   ia
ion ol Germany would ool  bt   long
lng tbi   I ni.i:ii
delayed. There ih    aosensi in adv.. ',,,,,„.,  ftnd such   Besides, It oceun to
eating comproml>Mi with eCtarmanyat  mi lusi  here thai  tho finance minis-
tm   stated  i be  worsl. and  that    with
pr. 'i.i, because noneli contemplated
con- i ed at Ct-3,0o>i, towards which Colonel
Fiodgetts, the  Rod Cross commission
er, in.  n promised 68,000 in Bng
land,  while  Lieut.-Col. l.eonnrd,     of
system  Which Bhould link camp   witb
camp,   isolated  districts  with     trunk
railroads,   and   provide  an unimpeded
circulation ol lupjlll-M on    the
hand  and products on the other.
required for the continuance ol the
war. It is hoped that a large portion
of this loan will be subscribed hy the
one Krupps and other lending German
firms, in exchange for new army oon»
To achieve this desirable end     was   trartB. SATURDAY, MARCH C,  1915
flew Treatment Provides Market for Stumps—Land
Cleared  Free
Thomas De. Caven, the representative from tho Cranbrook district, at
Monday evening's session o.' the
House, made am excellent speech. Ho
dealt very Interestingly with the land
On the 26th ol lust May, he fluid,
70 applications were: made for cutrieB
on a portion ol laud thrown open iu
the Cranbrook District, but ouly oue
in teu were uble to remain on tho
land as they were forced to scbk employment on the public roads and m
other avocations to maintain tliem-
•elves and their fum'ilies. It is a ;iues-
tion how to get the people on tbe
laud, but it is a greater ftuestlon
how to keep them on the land. To
do this, the farmer muBt have a
chance to break even ut tirst, as the
-average mau pioneering In a n w
■country, although he may fully Under
stand farming, and will contribute to
a permanent and excellent class ol
citizenship, 'it is rarely he hus sullici-
ent money to keep bin. io ug u.itil be
.-■in clear his bind and place it i u a
profitable basis.
Mr. Caven said be disir d at this
time to refer to an Industry that wus
.-not a new oue, that of distillation ol
stumps, but one that had not ben
amide commercially successful until a
nevtreatment had been introduced,
and Mi. Moore, of the Kootenays,
had spent years in the study of the
subject, was prepared to establish a
plant In Kootenay for handling
the by-products of the wood In the
Stumps. The proposal to establish
such a plant would mean that thc :
farmer would get $.i to id a cord for
his stumps, which would mean that
he could clear his laud virtually true
of cost. A test had been made of a
carload of stumps from a section
near Cranbrook, these stumps being
Bight years old, and the result was
most satisfactory from a commercial
point of view.
1 and Cleared Without Cost,
ln the Kootenay and Columbia
valleys, there were lingo tracts oi
land held by noi residents, purchased by those who had held them for
years, who asked prices that could
rot be paid by the farmer. But if the
thoua-inds of acres ot log^ed-ort lauU,
land nost fertile, could be d.eartd
without cost, it would mean, a tide
of im nigrants Rowing upon the land,
immigrants who could secure the
land at reasonable in ices and clear:*,
for tl e money they would receive for
their r.tumps. This would mean the
bringing about of a prosperity thut
wouid continue to glow, and each
vear idd to the population ol th'
listrin. In concluding on this sub
• ct,  Mr.  Craven said:
"On a carload of eight-year-old li.
C. western ycilow piine stumps distilled by this new process last sum
•ner, there were recovered to'the cold
basis over twenty gallons crude tu''
•lentil,e, a few gallons of light oil,
md 70 gallons of pine wood creosote,
or heavy tar oil, 40 pounds of pitch,
-1,0>1 pounds of charcoal among itui
"This process gives almost 60 p-r
■ cent of the wood when distilled as
>::harc}nl and liquid distillates, lt Is
known that the rc3ins tire In the
.stump, and other pitch wo d, anl
with this large percentage recovery,
there is warranted further demonstrations of its commercial value.
"Turpentine and resin are now o..-
ta'ine'l largely in the Southern Li'iii-.
ed States, from tapping the long
leaf pine. Thcre arc over 80O.0CO'af.rim
of virgin forest entered into cam
yeur to produce 75 per cent, to 8ii
0 per cent of the world's supply ol
these products, and when you realize
that there are also over (ourte. n bil
lion feet of long leaf pine, also cut
by the suwmills, the end of this pM-
cent Bource of supply is not fur in
she distance. Hence wc must use the
stumps und limbs of trees for this
industry, which are now not only a
wastn hut an almost insurmountable
blndiance in getting the settler on
thc land.
"It is proposed to inBtall such «
plant in the Cranbrook district of
IP it ish Columbia and arrangements
bave been made witb H.C. Moore, of
Blairmore, Alberta, to use these new
"The settler is to he paid a fair
sum for Inn stumps, at about i?5 or
Ml a cord. Powder is to be advanced
to him as u credit on his stumps
when they are delivered to the distillation plant. In Minnesota 'it is
said the farmers even haul tbeir
stuinpfl fifteen miles to a wood dis
tlllation plant. In fact, the Bottler
would be aided In the clearing Ol his
land to the fullest possible extent.
The plant to ho erected will bc but a
Hiiinll beginning, but one of. fur i en'h
mg   Importance   for   the province       in
putting the settler on the land, financing his land, clearing cost, and
otherwise materially helping him.
"Further, by these new processus,
instead of muking, say, mainly turpentine and tar oil, the latler of
which is difficult to mur'.iet sometimes, resin oils, tar and brewer's
pitch will be made by new relining
processes, which havc not been previously available to the other plants
in the industry. Hence the markets
are not nearly so confined us has
previously been the case, and a lar^e
variety of products can be made in
the industry.
Government Assistance.
"I think I have thc right to ask
govennment assistance for thc starting of the industry, in view of the
economic importance to the province
of clearing these waste cut-over lands
which the lumbermen have left behind. The helping of thc settler and
t.he establishment of a beginning ln a
vcry large industry.
"While a start, is to be made in the
Cranbrook district, it is of far-reaching importance to other districts
where plants will be erected to take
care of the crying needs of some such
system to linnnce the settler and tind
a market for the stump."
High School Essays
(Continued from Page One.)
»- .	
you think you will never stop,     but
you  are    quickly    brought     to  your
senses by a bump and then  a tumble
into the snow. You cannot stay there
a moment, however, because there   is
omebody  else close  behind  you.
liy thc time everyone had had   rive
i  nix slides, it  was time to sturt ou
our return tramp, although  we   were
all very  reluctant to leave the slides.
When we got hack to the school there
van a  bright  roaring  tire  and      hot
odee and refreshments ready   for    us
nd  you may be sure all     of us    did
ull justice to    them     after our long
When everyone was finished, wc
went up to one of the rooms where,we
played games and sang songs until it
was time for the party to break up,
whnn everybody declared that they
had spent a very pleasant evening. -
Mabel Simmonds.
he had moved.  He lay as still     as   a
The beur snifled at him a moment
and then retreated a few yards. Now
! was his chance. He sprang from the
I ground shouldered his gun and shut
the bear through the head. Thc hear
struggled u few moments and thun
died at his feet. He was .now wcUl
supplied with bear meat, and could
continue his journey without fear of
starvation.—R. J. Calder.
It wns about 7.30 when we started.
The moon shone on a tracklesn waste
of glittering snow. There was a little wind to make our cheeks rosier,
but with the exception of this everything except ourselves was still. The
Columbia glittered in the light of
the moon but tbe waters ' were as
still as a lake. Mount Begbie lay before us dimly outlined in the mist.
This waB an ideal night for snow-
About two hundred yards were covered! and wc were entering the skirts of
a little wood when one of the unfortunates cried: "Hey you fellows
can't you wait for a person? Yon
don't expect tne to walk in this snow
up to my neck to catch mp. My
strap's bust." But in spite of this
great Bpeech he was compelled to
abandon the prospect, of going on
further, and he at once went, back to
the "refreshment hall." Which of the
two he liked best I cannot tell you
F'ifteen minutes more walking and
the "sliding ground" was reacaed.
Volunteers were called for with a
great many   results.
The tirst volunteer went down, but
not on his snow-shoes. He had the
pleasure of going down on his head
But in spite ()f this he called out
cheerily through the gloom, "All's
well." The n"xt one was more fortunate, he went half-way down it'll
right and was beginning to feel fine
when something happened and he
covered the remaining distance on his
stomach. The rest went down without any mishap but a long run was
taken hefore the two heroes were feeling comfortable. After a little more
walking we went to the refreshment,
hall and had a good time. After adjourning we went home the boys
carrying two pairs of snow-shoes on
their backs!—Oscar Lundell.
We were delighted when wur teacher
announced on Friday that we wero
going to have a snow-shoe tramp tbo
ollowing Saturday I
At recess we talked over what we
were going to wear and at length wo
decided on gymnasium suits.
At seven-thirty on Saturday*, uight
we arrived at the school and what a
isuppolntment it was to us all when
we discovered thut we weren't coing
to have any lights, but we soon forgot thut. fact when we were outside
ready for our trump.
lt was an ideal night! The moon
.-as at her full and all her courtier:)
were waiting on her that n'ight.
I Cur sciowshoes kept coming ofl but
at length we reached our place of
We tot one of the hoys to go down
and test the slide but half way down
he went into a tree so we went ofl to
tind a better one.
i At lencth we found one and after
about ten slides, during which we all
got terrible bumps, our teacher suggested gding home.
On our way borne we played tag
and crack,the-wip but at length we
reached the school to rind that, during our absence thc lights had come
After a good supper we played a
few games and then wont home to
enjoy a good sleep and awake uext
morning with stiff limbs and a terrible cold.—Drina Fraser.
Thc use of snow-shoes in British
Columbia is wide-spre id. People In
every walk of life Use snowshoes in
some part of their lite. Snowshoes
arc used In the Winter by hunters,
trappers,  miners and Mirlit-Beers.
Standing on a small blurt overlooking the Columbia river was a
fchaggy bearded man. What was be
doing there.' He had beeu trapping
for weeks in heart of the forest aDd
was uow without provisions. He had
left Revelstoke a hundred and some
odd miles away three months past.
He was down-hearted, he | had i
good catch of furs and a pair »f
snowshoes over his back; but what
were these to him, when he wus on
the  verge of starvation.
Putting on his snowshoes and
shouldering hiB gun he started on his
long trump to civilization. When be
had covered ahout 15 miles he felt
tired and lay down under a large Ur
tree. He awoke with a start. What
had awaken him*' He listened attentively and heard the breaking of h
twig close at hand. He lay perfectly
still  nnd  waited
\, few seconds later he felt a hot
breath In his face. He saw out of tbe
cornet of h'is eye tha! it was a large
blown   bear.
It   would  have    meant  his death  if
Land Values Highest
(Continued from Page One)
'.Ml l were lowest in Prince Edward
Island, viz., -<24,71 for males and
£14.48 for females; in Nova Scotia
they were $31,211 and $14.80 and in
New Brunswick $31.93 and $15. lu
Quebec the average were •■'33.56 uud
•-15.015, and in Outario $3*i.M aud SHu.-
67. In the western provinces they
were for maies $39.18 in Manitoba,
■»'4C-.51 in Saskatchewan and $4-3.26 in
Alberta, females receiving $22.85 lu
Manitoba. S2'i.96 in Suskutchewau
and $28.63 in Alberta. The highest j
wages were paid In British Columbia,
viz., $47.S5 for miles and $31.18 for
females, these averages being substantially less than in 1910 when
males received $57.'10 and females $38.
Values Of Farm Live Stock
Values are well maintained so far
as comparison with the three years
ended 191i is concerned; but during
1911 there has been a substantial reduction in the value both of horses
und of sw'inc. It is a cause of general complaint that the demand for
horses other than for military purposes has fallen off, and that prices
are less by from 25 to 40 or 50 per
cent than they were in 1913.
Owing to the high price of grain
the keeping of swine in the west is
said to he no longer a paying proposition. Hogs have been Bold for
what they wiU fetch—frequently for
as little as 3} cents per 11.—and
many havc been marketed in an unfinished condition, On the other hand
the prices of cuttle bave been well
maintained and tbe average values
for  duiry   cows and   for other   horned
cattle are considerably  above     those
3        o
ot  1910,  The  average per    head      for
all Canada    come to $127  for horses,
S.f.7 for   milch   cows,  $42   for    other
cattle,  $7 for sheep and %\2 for swine
The following is believed    to    be     a
rough approximation    of the    total
value of Canadian farm live stock in
1914; Horses $871,480,000, cattle S297:,-
131,000,  sheep KI4,551,-COO    and   swine
$42,418,000,  or an aggregate of .$725,-
■j'10,000 for alll descriptions.
Nakusp, B.C., March il.—The Canadian Pacific railway steamer Rosa-
land arrived from her winter quarters at Robson Sunday. The se^ason
having been so mild there has been
no necessity of placing her la the
winter service between Robs >n and
I Needles, the regular steamers being
able to make the through run without any Impediment from the ice.
Mr, and Mrs. Ilohart have returned
to Wardner alter spending a few
months with their son here.
Revelstoke's Departmental Store
We Aim to Clva Maximum
Dear at a Minimum Price
"Fresh and Bright as the Spring Flowers"
is the way a lady put it after looking over our line of new
Spring Wash Goods, Crepes,  Voiles, Cinderella Cloth.
Nurse SUITINGS, PRINTS, ZEPHYRS, etc   A splendid array at _. 15 to 50c
The new Frilling for the " Medici Collar " in four different styles.     Ask to see this
when in the store. .i
300 yds. PONGEE SILK worth 75c, go on sale now all at
The new SPRING COATS for ladies are in.  There are some real smart styles and a
great variety of materials _ $7.50 to $20.00
Just now we have a special Sale of ladies fine WAISTS and BLOUSES.    A nice
sprinkling of the very newest styles, arranged in three lots at $1.90, $2 90, $3.90
Men's Furnishing and Shoe Dep't
$2.75 and $1.05 a pr.
Standard makes, prices   .
$3.25 and $2.35 a pr.
$1. 35 a pr.
$1.25 a pr.
85c a pr.
Children's Hats
Right now when your children need FELT HATS we are putting
out a big line to clear.   All colors, shapes and sizes.
One lot in crush and  Afip
sailor shapes    *v**
Another lot for older
Men's Underwear
PURE WOOL— British manufacture, different lines and many
sizes up to 48.   Some Rufus and Some Jaegar goods.   A snap
in reality.
Sale Price $1.15 a garment
Grocery and Crockery Department
Quart Bottles Olive Oil, C. & B  75c
]A lb. Cakes Chocolate    I5c
English Strawberry Jam Jars     20c
"      Raspberry Jam Jars     20c
String Beans, IO tins for  .$I.OO
case for $2.15
Pears, 2 Ib. tins 15c
Hunt's Pine Apple, sliced, 2 tins  35c
Greengage Plums, 2 tins  25c
Lombard Plums, 2 tins  25c TAG*  BIX.
ou are
eresfed in
And have asked the question many times: Will
there ever be Motion Pictures of the actual fighting at the Front? Shall we be able to see how
soldiers act under fire? How the wounded are
cared for? How helpless, unarmed men, women
and children act when under fire? How a building looks when struck by a shell?
raid Answers: YES
And under our auspices and in conjunction with THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE, The
The Burning of Antwerp The Flooding of LJerre
Destruction of Termonde The Battle of Marines
The Battle of Alost Battle of Aerschot
Not a War Drama!   Not a Made-up Film!  Not a compilation of Maneuver Views!  Not a War
Weekly of Views at the Rear!—But—
And Authorized by the Belgian Government whose Red Cross, under Contract, receives 50 p. c of Tribune s Profits
BE   I !'. >COHT    TO MAIL
Thn undersigned ol the flm p<artv an,  ;,et
ie), vir wh , trt    ' a Bel
li on ol *.i»m coacm
•    •        ■ ol the
:irst p the profit*
thfgp fllm« .um.
. A       tbe firnt p»rt  egtem   ro   ?• ,nt     <     0 one hiH
.iriv een"' ' ttre of war
in Belgium.
Kirnt. party,
i.K DELKOfl:*. GENERAL   PRE     Dl    CM H R
9'cond party, • • '<! ■ rtne'erHrh
Antwerp, Beldam. Ttv  JeOeep)   Medltl   rnt.teraon
Usual  Program Suspended
Hart Munro Tells qf
Transcontinental Journey
(Continued  from Page Oue.)
found that for the immediate future
we muat do without some things
which to the average civil'ian would
sfeom absolutely necessities while even
to us they seemed at lirst Indispensable.
to have us take over a rush job i.e.,
loading 5000 pairs of military blan-
ketn packed in cases weighing over
six hundred pounds, into a special
baggage car which bad to accompany
I us on the trip. The result was that
car saying au revoir to a number of aftcr working as hard as we knew
friends on the platform I made the how until one o'clock we found that
discovery that I had been selected as we had missed our own truin and in
one of the lirst squad of six mess or- thp meantime I had got in the way
derlies for the day. My first duty
cou«istcd in carrying two ten gallon
pails of mush aud milk through Bix
cars,  thc  aiHles  of which  were Utter-
As Saturday     was     iixed by  many ally jammed with soldiers     lnjVaried
poople ns our probable   leaving   dato stages of dressing and washing, 'i'his
(everything wus     ready for a hurried was the most difficult tus.i  1 had   us
Hitting     by    Friday   midnight      with yet encountered  und it was    with     a
the exception  of    n few  bills     which much      ruffled  temper that     1   dually
remained    unpaid.      For  some reason succeeded  in serving the crowd.   This
(perhaps because Saturday fell on the preliminary  course   wub   followed    by
13tb  of the unlucky  month     of     tho fried  halibut bread  and      butter und
year), our departure was delayed and Coffee,  allot    which     wns excellently
Instead  we  were  paid in  full  to  dato cooked and enjoyed  by all and especi-
amounting to fifteen     dollars In the ally by those who badn t eaten since
of one of the cases and hud my back
and my tummy squeezed rather severely. We were thus left to catch tho
last train with nothing but the couts
we had on and our rides to complete
our journey. Thc other fellows mun-
agcil to catch our own truin at
Montreal Junctton but I wus in a
top berth too ill to know what waB
going on nor even cared. I stuyed
there next to a swinging cur door ull
night without a blanket aud in tho
morning when they thought I might
nsl: in someone wired ahead for a
Ivliian  doctor     tour     medical  men
weie  on  the  first train).   He did    tho
case of privates    like  myself or   four   Hirer o'clook   the    previous afternoon   ^^   ,u,wpver  ,ind by   la8t   nlght      i
felt like catling something utter a
two days fast. My buck is still sore
but I am otherwise O.K., und look-
ing forward with much pleasure to
the minute we shall tie permitted to
leave these study curs for the open
decks of one of the three transports
now in port. We hud some grand receptions along the line, notably at
Foit William and Kenora, but it
Was not until we struck Quebec tbat
we had a real live send od. At Chap
lean, Mont Joli and Camphellton, although the seventh train of the kind
^^^^^^^^^^ in  twenty-four    hours,   whole   crowds
sponded to his name   and witb    four  At  Field  the  entire  population  turn- swarmed on the   plat
King's Quality   2.25
Butter, creamery *'5
Butter, duiry, per Ib 32® .30
Cheese, Canadian,  per lb. .-!>
CheeBC,  Can.  Stilton, tb. .:i(l
Cheese,  Imp.  Stilton,  Ib. .60
Eggs, local new laid,  doz. .40 to .45
Parsley, per bunch   .05
Dry, onions, Ti lbB. for .-5
Cabbage,  local,  each  ... .0")fg  .1(1
New Potatoes, tb  .0-
Letttice, ib 10@ .16
Tomatoes, Ib  .15
New  Carrots,  lb  .O'-lJ
Turnips, per lb  .08*)
Celery,  per lb 15
Bran, ton  IW.OO
Wheat, ton -    55.O0
Oats, ton  50.HO
Barley, ton      50.0't
Hay,  ton   20.U0
Shorts, ton     +5.00
dollars more than we expected.    This when  the   first   table waB set on the
enabled some of us to  liquidate     our boat.  As  you already know  my  time
liabilities with  u few      bones    to the at. Revelstoke    was     taken up     witb
good while those who did not     huve saying good-byes to numerous friends
11> v  bills to  pay proceeded  to    spend while thc other 'boys had the pleasure
their unexpected wealth in ways best of stretching their legs by     a     run
known to themselves and appreciated around   town.   From   Revelstoke      to
by  tbeir  individual  tastes.  It    set'ins Field I spent most of the time'in tho
remarkable that n  thousand or more caboose whore 1 had the pleasure     of
men could   spend     their last evening completing my nights sleep on top of
in a citv  like  Victoria  without BO'lU' a nice soft pile of    mattresses,      The
Oi them     at     least disgracing  then.- train  crew  woke me  nfter  we    passed
selves or    their     regiment,  but such ('.olden  just in  time to assist     them
proved  the case and at roll cull    th" to stow away, an excellent supper pre-
[following   morning  every      men      re- pared by my old friend Frank Bchous,
From American Artisan
exceptions all were  in shape to     fall ed out to do us honor and here again
An with marching equipment   in  good 1  met  many old acquaintances.  After
irfler  for the final      parade     to   tbe crossing the  Great     Divide     sixteen
links at  11.80 a.m.  All  baggage was mill's further east I once more bit the
marked with the number or other de- bay or rather the car seats and slept
situating mark of the  company   nnd soundly this time with a number     of
the came and  regimental  number   of the w'indows open until about two in
its owner an.l before  noon  was  load- the morning     one   of the train crew
ed up by our own transport and lead- came  round  to alarm  my chum    and
ing  the procession down Fort street, bed-fellow  Mr.  Holland  who notwith-   .'"'  o~" 'T     „,  k.   .  .,    , .    ,    .,
.,      ll.    *. l l. . l,       "lst Saturday night at 10 o clock the
Following the wagons came the Cuu- standing (he Dutch name is a native     ^
adian   Mounted   Rifies   acting  as   tbo of  England  and whose  only  fault   so        .
,   .   , .     ,      .. ,   .   «nd  most of the  boys arrived  back in
guard  of honour accompanied     by    u I "*  discovered   is his  length,  six  feet
■Uepropauy  of  the  Fifth  General  Artil- nnd then some which cuuses   him   to  badges  niissin" a d
lery    the Highlanders band,  the baud pleop  with     his     feet iu     thc coiner
•)f  the    SHh    Fusiliers and   the    last wWch  mine should  occupy.  As he    is
•but not least the 30th Battalion. Tba an ex-policeman from Calgary a large
Jutter  were  arranged   in  column      of number of the force were down to see
j ;o«te.      marohing  iu four with     tbo h'im and he was escorted  back to tho
Pioneers uud  Signallers   lin the lead train  by a cortege  which to the inland  the    army    me.lical  corps      and initiated  would appear as though the  '^
.\,\. citizens wished      him to      leave  town.
been Heing too sleepy   to be iutertsted     iu
We the   Calgary   scenery   which   now      is
that decorated  by  so man>      oil-well   der-
the streets were lined with people on ricks I again fed     into slumber land
liK'Uli sides  aud thc     same condition and when Swift Current found us In
obtained    until   we arrived at    tbe (tbe early morning I was in the   pro-
Canadian Pacific railway docKS threo per humour to fully appreciate     tho  tf)        ^   8o
miles distant when     every  available welcome we received. At Medicine Hat .^
vantage point  had     been  filled     for /"id Moose Jaw we were tiven abund- I
hours hy a crowd which se-med     in ant evidence of the well-wishes of the
rxsrpfs  of the entire city  population, inhabitants and we were so tired and,
At the wharf    there     were the usuul our throats so sore from much ihout.
number of tearful  farewells  In    moit ing and nttempted  singing  thai      we
rases  hurried     as without   any  deluy PSBfiSd Brandon up in the middle     oi
we    marched     aboard     the Princess the night  with nothing  more than   ;, |
Adelaide and her sister ship the Mary few smothered exclamations regfu-dln*-g
1   wad mi the     former    boat together ho" n'»ch we could show the boghead
with  the start and a portion  of num- "bout stopping and starting u train.
ler one and    two companies  in     all At  Winnipeg  we  were allowed  to    go
ihree hundred  and sixty men and of- uptown for a half hour and  on     our
Beers in addition to the    usual hunch return many of the boys ami some of
e.f civilian passengers, while the     re th*' has been hoys "« well.  BKed     in
main-ler of tbe battalion or   six hun- the  remainder of mir stay hy  talslng
dred and sixty men     found quarters  f".    throwing    kiss >s at aud  making
on the Mary.  We were escorted     out  themselves   otherwise  unobjectionable
.f  OH  harbor     by one     of the sub- to *>  hunch of pretty nurses 'in       mi-
marines but before  many  minutes we  'orm   who crowded   the   windows      ..[
hud l«ft     her astern     and she disap- on« °f the nearby  buildings and   en-
maxim  gun section in the rear,
though  no  announcement  had
made regarding our     departure
found upon leaving the Willows
form and besides cigars, cigarettes
and other souvenirs relished by soldiers literally hobsonized all the
good looking ones. I felt rather blue
because I had no razor to clean oil
thc extra crop of whiskers, |mt even
if I had probably I shouldn't havu
come in for anything like that anyway. At Moncton which we pussed
at 10 o'clock the
whole town turned out with the band
und most, of the boys arrived bac
the cur with one or more buttons or
in its place a
visiting card or the memory of a
last Canadian kiss.
Our tine weather has held out remarkably, but this Aitlantic air has
not dried up any since I was here
last and zero here would  be fully     as
as twenty below in Revelstoke.
The sun is shining brightly this
morning and the harbour is absolutely unruffled 1>y any wind. We (needless
to say) hope it continues this way ,
for the next week or two.
My last thoughts on leaving Canad...
arc  mingled pleasure and  pain,    glad
to leave.     I shall
you again from Salisbury or
wherever it may he nnd tell you just
what I think of the motherland.
please remember me to all those
whom I didn't see when coming ,
througb and don't foreet .to write of- .
ten to
Owing to au abundance of lemons
on the local market the price bas
dropped from 50c. to 26c. per dozen.
Creamery butter in now 35c. lb., instead of 'i His. for J*! as formerly.
pear -<1 below the horizon just as
saw the second boat leaving port. After ,-i most enjoyable trip we arrived
in Vancouver about seven o'clock in
the ?vening, where we found a large
num'u-r of our sister regiment the
ll'lth Battalion together with  a large
Crape  fruit    Cal.   10c;  Flor.   15c
wo   doavoured to show us how much they   Bananas,  per doz I0:&, .50
loved  the  soldiers   (in   the   aggregate
at any rate.)
Here we caught the hi si glimpse
since leaving the Willows of the other   Revelstoke  boys  as their      train
Lemons,  per doz.
Apples, new, 4 to (itbs.
Oranges,  from 	
Navel Oranges	
Figs, cooking, -Jibs, for
.25 to  .50
  ^^^^^^^H        .25
arrived  before we    left and although    Dates,  Hallowi     2   lbs.  for .25
number  of  the civil   population   gath-   uot allowed to climb aboard we were   fates. Fard, .'lbs.  for ... .36
tied  at  thc  dse'e     to see   us go  by.  able  to shake hands  wiih  many     of   Dates,  Dromedary,  pkg.  .15, 2 for .25
•\ftcr a scramble     for our respective  om*  Old  friends  through  the  cr win- . Walnuts, California, per lb
kit  bags in some cases successful wo d°ws' ' Walnuts, Grenoble	
The report of the 1914 business ol
Seats, Roebuck it Compuny which
hus just been published shows that
the i'.roBS sales ior the year wero
over *fllW,l)(»0e,OUO and that the year'B
surplus will t amount to about $(,,-
000,0110 which will gi\e the company
a t:ital surplus of approximately
$23,000,000, over and above the seven
per cent, dividend which is paid on
$50,000,000 cupital.
Only one month shows a Ions, aB
compared with 19-14, und that was a
\ery immaterial one.
In view of all that has bei.n said
about the hard times und poor busl
ness it is, therefore, very interesting
to know thut not only hns this big
mail order house increased its sales
over five per cent, during the past
year, but also managed to pick up a
smull item like .SS,500,000 in profit.
How mnny retail hardware stores
increased their snles during 1911 b)
five per cent, and realized a net profit on their total business of eight
per cent?
There is only one explanation of
continued growth of this mail order
house, and of others equai'ly well
mi naged, and this explanation is not
found in their superior buying ubil-
ity: It is found in the [act that day
a'ter day, week after week, month
after month, this concern has kept
■ ui and keeps on seeking business.
No matter how cheaply Sears. Roebuck & Company might huve bought
merchandise during the past year—
if tbey had not kept on advertising
and seeking business in every community, on every line of merchandise
that they handled, from every sort of
people, their snles would not
Wen as large as they are,
This mail order house has only one
method of getting business: Adver
tising—only one kind  of advertising.
They use no trading stamp schemes,
they have no niano conteBtB; they
give no donkeys away, they hnve no
nopular lady voting .'ompetitions—
straight merchandising advertisements ure their only me,ins of securing business.
But they, use tb it tn anS, and mam
a home in your community receives
more advertising material from one
of these mail order houses than from
Ml the retailersHn your town.
So long ns the nvernge retailer re
fuses to admit the value to himself
of persistent, consistent and continuous merchandising ndverttlsementa—
just so long will the mnil order
house continue to gain in business
from people in his community.
Vernon  horsemen were only  able to
offer 2(1  horses   that  were  acceptable
to  the  buyers      of      British   cavalry ;
The Right Rev. C. L. Worrell, Lord j
Bishop of Nova Scotia, was on   Feb. |
10, elected, by unanimous vote,  arch- !
bishop of  thc    ecclesiastical  province ,
of Canada,  which comprises the four .
civil provinces of Novu  Scotia,    New
Brunrwick, Prince Kdward  Island and
Quebec.  He  is the  Brst  Anglican  bishop of tbe Maritime     provinces     to .
hold this title. Thc election was ht'ld |
ut All  Saints'  Cathedral,  Halifax.       I
Grand Forks Sun: A procession of
about 200 Doukhobors, headed by
Peter Veregin, marched from the
community headquarters at Carson
to the city, through the principal
streets, and hack to Carson again,
lust Sunday. They were bareheaded,
and it is asserted that they Bang
hymns, but we cun not make a positive statement that they were really
hymns, as The Sun's otticia'i interpreter wus attending a prayer meeting
nt the time the procession passed
have   through the city.
Suitor I (waiting for the lady)—"Is
your daughter coming out next winter?'
Father—'She'll come out when she's
good and ready, and if you get fresh
I'll knock yer head off.'—'Cornell
He—'Do vou believe in autosuggestion?'
She—'No real gentleman forces a
lady to mako one.'—Baltimore 'American.'
When people get to be 5(1 anil 60
nnd TO, they need a little help sometime to get through with tbe day's
work. Their backs can't stand the
heavy loads the steady strain, eoi
lusty vouth.   Thev need
St. Raphael Ont.. Jan. 5th
"Fmir vear* a»jjo. 1 had vj,h twins in my
.... « tlm 1 cc-ulei not u,"k Tlie pains ca-
tended to my arm*. sidi-s and sht.uljcr*. I
ust-d manv kind, of medicine tor ovt ra year,
■one ot tvhu'h did me very neuh good. I reaaU
about Gtn Pills and sent lor a sample and
used thtin and foutuj tl»e pa.ns were leaving
me and 1 was feeling lietter So I eboughl
one bol and before I had used them all. tlie
p.i il > urro almost gone and 1 .-ould krep at
work. Alter I had taken nx .ither boae», I
\v,i. entirely cured a:.d I teel as uronr. as at
the age ot itO. 1 am a farmer, now i',l .....
(".in Pills are "Made in Canada".
,60c a box. 6 for S2.5(i at all dealers.
Sold in U.S.  under the name of
"C.IN'O" Pills Trial treatment
tree if you write National Drag &
Clu'inicnl Co. of Canada, Limited,
Toronto. jm
Teacher—'If a buttea ball travels
28+1 feet in a second, how far will it
go in 3 I-II' seconds*'*
Boy—'It depends on tbe outfielders,
board-d thefir^t    of the three troop1   B«fore arriving at  Moose Jaw     we   !'<*c''"8. P<* ">	
trains which left  Vancouver     about '•*»' been supplied     with two buckle   Filberts, per lb	
s.30 o'clock.     The train which     wus  overshoes which comlined with     our   Almonds,  peril	
travelling as second numqer two ,jon-  dcck sliPP"8.  provided  a most   com-   Brazils, per .b	
sisted of    one    engine, baggage car, fortable foot ej.uipment    which    al- MBATS
cook car, tourist  (used by officers al   though  the  weather     was    unusually   Fresh killed beef, retail
a  diner) seven colonist coaches and a  m,<; for this tlme of >'rar was    *-'reat
standard sleeper.    We (the stafl com- lv appreciated.
pany)  were fortunate  in being allott
od the car next to the officers sleeper
nt the rear of the train,  which prov
After leaving Winnipeg, life resumed its usual noisy monotony and no
towns of striking size interfered with
ed  to  be a convertod tourist colonist the rather  dismal    pari   of  the   trip
ami  it wasn't long before  we felt lik«  ucross  western Ontario,  although   at
testing the comparative comfort     of   kenora     1
the  leuther cushioned  seats.     At the  brother on
lirst appearance of snow a few miles
..'.v.. .:'.o
Mtn .30
1'ork,  retail    13ru   .22
Mutton,   retail         V2i.(tt   .'ih
Veal, retnil       13|@ .27
Hums, retail  2'fii  .3"
Bacon,  retail   28'u  .Id
Lard,  retail  I7fl  .30
Chicken, retail   22® .'->5
Alan     Thomson's   Sausages,  retail    \1\(u- .15
piatform,     and ut   Turkey,  per lb 28
Penticton has been asked for 20
men for the Third Canadian Conttin
1915-grown Creston Vnlley lettuce i*'
was on sale Tuesday nt Lnncuster's.
It is from the garden of O.J. Wigen
of Wynndel, retailing at 25 cents n
pound and winning favor through its
flavor —Creston Review.
Biver  we  had several  interest    Geese,  per Ib.
per  11).
morning  I   was
rant of ai
train stopped
two hours wub caused by some i.f mir
jiii. German friends who wished no
doubt to delay our departure hy pil-
jiik enough rooks on the track t.. dr-
rail several hand-cars, I did not tin
ish tlie nlght'l sleep in a very pleasant  frame of  mind,  the   waters     of
out of Vancouver it gave most of us a  ,n8  snow   h>att'<■>-.   As  we came   east j uwckg
chilly  feeling.    We  mule the  mistake  ,,le  t,now  which  ;it Calgary   was    al-
•.f  going to sleep in    a  steum heated   m"st   •'   mlnu*  quantity gradually  incur  with  all  the windows  shut      and   '*' "■'■"*"' '" ''''l'^ »"<» * *** Kiver "rHnulated B.  C. Cane
ui   i awoke about three o'clock  in  wo BaW evidences of the recent use of      '*° ">■ s»ck  	
the    morning  I   was    .nearly    choking  '• snow plow     On   arrival  at Ottawa   l->'mP  ""gar,  2lbs	
for of air. About this time    the  »■  »'""e  """"<*''      to <»"     out  after (:r"n-   B.C..  20 lb.  sack,  .
and as     the delay of  "tacking   rilles  on    the  pb.tform and   Brown  BU*ftr. •"'"»	
we had a  Walk around  town  for     an   Syrnp'  "•""Pie, bottle 	
hour seeing tbe lights. We saw    the Syrup, gallon     1.7501.00
Duke  ..(   Connaught    inspecting     the   Honey, comb, per lb  .30
engineers,    Walter  Frisby and Albert Honey, lib. jars 2.Vu  .3!*.
I'':'liey  skipped  the   parade.      to    meet FLOUR
ui   ,1  the station bit   we didn't   see  Robin Hood     2.25
Tommj   Hope or an] of the other Be-   B. * K   Bread Klour   '2.1.r>
tbe  Fraser not    looking   particularly   veWtokers.   When   the  Pioneers    came  Five Roses  2.25
inviting at that hour of the morning,   ,"")k  t0 lhedi'|.,et   st   U.M  wc   found l,Bke of the Woods, bag                 2.2:.
We arrived ut Kamloops about l.r ak    thai   our  sergeant   who  at  times     is   Royal  Household    2.25
last  t'line antl after returning   to   the   almost  too obliging, had volunteered j Purity Flour  2.2f.
A big ledge of rock of an estimated
weight of 20 tons crashed down    tho
mountain side on to the tracks of the
■r'locan branch of the Canadian Pu-
citlc railway last week, which resulted 'in considerable damage to the
track and a delay to the Hlociun train
Thc rock came down on
the track about hull a mile beyond
Koch siding and bad to be blast-d
away hefore the line could bc repair
ed and  the train  allowed  to pan.
B. Beading agent for tho Canadian
Pacilic  railway at Fernie for aver 12
years,  was attacked  with a hemorrhage of   the brain   and stomach,  last
week,    while engaged   in  supcrintend-
; int:  preparations     for      tho   fnro .icl)
smoker to be u'Wrn fer the third coii-
tincent  and  died Immediately.      Mr.
Reading   was one of    Fcrnlc's     in w.t
highly respected citizens, having serv
| ed as president of thc board of trade
'and Conservative association. Ho was
! un energetic member of Christ church
and haB led the choir     there for     a
number of years. He is survived by n
widow and two daughters.
All changes of advertisements must positively be
banded into this ojlice by
Monday evening In order that
tbe change shall appear ln
Wednesday's Issue, and nny
changes Intended for Saturday's Issue must be hnnded in
not later than Thursday
evening of each  week.
1 ■
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forgordt'n und farm ore boat
for B.C.soil Sgp Cutologuep for
solid jju.earMitow of purity
and ijt'iiuiuation
Send new for Copy free
Sutton iScns.The Kind's Soodmon
R m a ct i n /} K11£ land
A. J.W c o d w a r d
Victoria       & Vancouvor
tli Fori St. t tT i.ior.villo St
Ayer's Pills
■Gently  Laxative.    Sugar-coated.
Dose, one pill, only outsold for 60 vein.
Ask Your Doctor.     'Sfefti!1**^^-
• m%p mreemssmwemmKetmnamje^
Sow the Seeds of
unequalled purity andj
high Germination
They insure bountiful^
healthy Crops from,
all Classes of Sou.,
* tag a y,*rtiHT
SATURDAY,  MARCH  6,   1015
The Tango club WdB hold another
-laace on  Wt-dni'sdny.
Dr, T. Mcl'hersou of Salmon Arm
«as  iu the city on Thursday.
{;. p. Dixon il Toronto registered
ml the'Hotel  Revelstoke yesterday.
M. P. Westcott, of Revelstoke, was
in  the     city
yesterday.   Kamloops
Those wishing
association bav
their dues.
to join the Hod Cross
. until  May 1 to   pay
is leaving on   Sun-
a trip  to  Spokane
G.  R. Lawrence
«iay morning on
and  Seattle.
A lted Cross Hen "lit tea is heing
Jiuld thia afternoon at tin home of
t,h... A.H. McCleneghan.
a, meeting ol the Revelstoke Association of Hoy Scouts will he held
this evening at   8 o'clock.
Lieut. H. II B. Abbott left, on
Thursday to join the headquarters of
<tn- LMnd Regt. at Kamloops.
\ [ine of tl H and costs or three
months was tl    penalty  indicted   by
Police Magistrate J. H. Hamilton
yesterday on a charge of selling
Sin nor without   .  license.
The ladies auxiliary to the Brother
bood of Railroad Trainmen will give
an At Home in the opera house ou
Monday, April '•. Dancing will 00111-
ini-!.i • at 9 ;. tt. Music will he provided by the city hand.
John Connors charged with vagrancy was sentenced to three months
in jail by J. H. Hamilton, ptUlce
magistrate, yesterday. Prisoner was
■suspected .if defrauding persons by .4
unort change trick. He was defended
liy C.B. Qillan.
(Jn Sundaj afternoon Mr. Ross.
principal ol the Selkirk school, will
give a talk to thc men in the Y.M.
•C.A. at 4 o'clock, Tlie soloist will be
Ij. Ai. Baker, all men are invited to
attend these pleasant Qlteen minutes
iinght singing    begin!  at 3.45.
Instructions   regarding   thc    proper
way to address     letters and parcels
for ineinbeiB       I     the lirst Canadian
contingent  have  been  issued  hy  Premier Hordeu a-s IcMowa:  Rank, n.i
brigade number,    "Canadian Rxpedl
in.nary     Force      General PostofBce
England."     Tb    letter.-.    :,iv  to
■ anked m th      ornei. "To be    * *
(Jn Tuesdaj vening the Young : ■
pie's Bociety f St. John's church
will hold its regular meeting. Ral] t>
Chisholm who '.uis just returned from
a three-months visit m Great Britain
win give an address on his trip.
has many Interesting souvenirs of
the war. Including part of   a
thut was pirki-i up      m  Sc.iri or.euch.
The public w
meeting, whi.'!     - t
A.M. Calder of Montreal is at the
Hotel Revelstoke.
Dean I'aget of Calgary is visiting
Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Paget.
F. E. Coomhc of Kincardine was a
gueiit at the Hotel -RevelBtoke on
P. M. Waggerton of Portland registered at the Hotel RevelBtoke
Among the guests at thc Hotel Kevelstoke yesterday was G.D. Scott of
New York.
Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Proctor of
Nelson were at the Hotel Revelstoke
on Thursdn>.
There will be no basket ball gumu
between the girls teams tonight . at
tbe Y.M.C.A.
'I be tirst general meeting of the
Revelstoke Ski club will he held in
the Scandinavian hall on Thursday
evening for the election of officers.
(Jn Monday evening next at 8 p.m,
there will be a meeting of the Women's Canadian club. Jus Gordon
will give an address on Robert Hums.
The  Provincial     Teachers'  association  which was to    convene in Revel
! stoke during the Faster holidays will j
not  convene  this year  on account  of I
financial stringency.
Mrs.  Clark  of Third street is ill.
ED. Trimble will leave tomorrow for
Mrs. Jowett of Trout Lake is in
the city.
(',. S. McCarter is expected to return  from  Spokane on Wednesday.
Fire Hall  A.
J. B. C.
C. P. R.
Fire Hall B,
Board   of
Directors  'Ki
score    for  one
20. Fire flail A. 899 pins average "fipa
Highest  individual     score    for ono
game,    Nov.  13,     E.  Bond, I.Govern'
ment) 224.
Highest  individual  score  for    throo
directors  of the Queen Victoria   games,   March    8,   W.   Brunet,   (Busi-
M. P. Westcott, provincial government engineer returned this morning
from  Kamloops.
J. Dow,
A. E. Rose,
3.  Byrne,
J.G.  McKay,
S.  Couling,
158      128      111—397
hospital  will ineot on    Monday even-  ness Men) 585, average 195.
ing at 8 o'clock. ' 	
VV.   l-l.   Smith  has  brought to     the
city part of the exhibit of grains and
grasses at the Irrigation Congress at
Calgary.     It
the city hall
11  be used to decorate
Notice of only one company having
Kneecaps Desired by
■ Red Cross Society
'   Lumber is the only product   of
nadian workmen not protected.
■282—919      Aud  whereas,      many     application*
12ii—399   have been submitted to the pnst und
122—393  prenent government    praying   Ior     a.
—  email measure of justice for this im-
248—792   portant industry,     so    far    without
rnu'th effect.
And whereas, the steady and    continuous decline  in this   business hue
  had a very serious effect, not only on
381       »2a      281—937   this industry,   but upon the     greater
round    of the billiard   part, of     the    community  dependent;
J.H.  LyonB    won out  upon it for support.
H.   Carpenter heat.      And whereas, your petitioners real-
In the flsrt
ver 0.  Peterson
H. Parker, while C, Newsome had tho   izc the difficult position the Dominion
betttr of It over A.W. Wood. govurnment  is  placed in hy  the   sup-
The  sesretnry  is  open     to   receivo  posnd antagonism  of thc agricultural
aires for another     bowling tounia    interests through the Imaginary
The following letter    from     H.  E.
current issue of The B. C. Gazette.
This is the Nanaimo Paving Co.,
Ltd.. capitalized at $30,1100, with
head office at Vancouver. The Austin
Grain Producers and Commission
company is given registration as an |
extra-Provincial company.
Selklrk Lodge No. 12 I.O.O.F. have ,
Issued invitations to members to at- i
tend a roll call of the lodge on j
Thursday. March 11. The lodge was j
:.:<t   formed  in  Donald 2.*i  years ago.
A general meeting of tbc Kevelstoke
La wn Tennis club will be held in
city hall on Wednesday evening next
at S p.m. AW members are requested
to attend and nny who arc 'inte:ested
ut tennis. *
The Y.M.C.A. bowling league which
commenced in October, came to a
conclusion on Wednesday afternoou,
ii. S. McCarter left on Wednesday ' when W. Burnett for the Business
for Spokane where he is applying for Men howled oil against J.L. Huy lor
extradition of K. Hove who is charg- the Board of Directors in a postponed with larceny from the Canadian , ed game. Now that th'is league
Pacific railway, by means of fraudu- iiuished, J. Huy, secretary of
lent pay rolls.  1 Jove     was     formerly   bowliug club has
been  incorporated     is given in     tho  Hnrcourt Vernon, general secretary of
the Canadian Red Cross Bocioty, has
been received by Mrs. T.  Kilpatrick.
Dear   Madam,—Your   splendid      list
of  work will receive    official acknowledgement.
Your list is so long that there does
not Beem much room to add to it.    I
think  perhaps a  large  proportion    ol
knee-caps,   however,   would   bc useful.
YourB truly,
General Secretary.
Toronto, Feb. 26, 1915.
The following  gifts  of    work     are
Mrs. Corning,  1 shirt.
Mrs. Vaughan, 1 puir socks.
Mrs.  Simmons, 1 pair socks.
Mrs.  G.  Ross,      1 suit pajamas,    1
pair socks.
Mrs. W. Armstrong, 1 pair socks.
Mrs. Stanley Pearse,  I pair socks.
Mrs. Wells, •!   suit pajamas, 1   bed
gown, 1 pair socks.
Miss Hughes,  1 pair socks.
Mrs.  Wallace, 2  pairs socks.
.Mrs,  A.  McRae,  I pa'ir socks.
Mrs. Garnett,   1  pair socks.
Mrs.  Pratt,      1  pair socks,
gowns. 53 yards flannelette.
Mrs. Davenport, 1 pair socks.
Mrs.  Sibbald, 1 pair socks.
R. Smythe, 1 suit pajamas
K. Urquhart, 1 pair socks.
Atkins,  1   pair Bocks.
(Special to the Mail Herald)
Malakwa,   H.    0,   Mar.   5.—A   dance
was held  at    Bowie,     on      Saturday
which  a  large  number  from  Malakwa
attended;  a  lino     time was reported,   Btatcments,  tin
that prohibitive prices would b&
charged to farmers if protection waB
granted, and also that statements
havc been made thnt exorbitant
prices Ior lumber (which is ono ot
the first necessities of the settler on
audi   have  been   Unfairly exacted.
And  Whilst  your     petitioners     aro
aware  that    then'    is    truth  In  such.
exactions  were      not
Notice is given in thc current
sue of The B.C. Gazette of the
lowing appointments: To be justices
of the peace, James MaeLugan, of
MaCallster; Leslie Robert Pearse, of
Grande Pariric, and Archibald Alfred
Giles, of Vernon; Thomas Alfred
Swifa. of Abbotsford, M.D., CM., to
be a coroner; Edward Howe Hicks
Beach, to be police magistrate in and
for the Oity of Courtenay und to exercise jurisdiction under the "Small
Debts Court Act" within the territorial limits of the said city.
and a very tired sleepy crowd ol
young people came home on Sunday
Chester Somerville of The Hig  Eddy
spent the week end  with  his  parents.
made by those who manufacture tho
lumber but by the middlemen and in
some cases by  illegal compact.
Your petitioners    therefore humbly-
jirn.y  that a commission   he  appoint
J.H.  Johnson made a Hying trip to  cd with power to subpoena and     ex-
Newsome is Champion
of Bowling League
loadmaster at" Rogers FasB.
The marriage took place on Wednesday at the Manse of Mrs. Martha
Olson and  11.11.   Deuel.  The ceremony
1 was performed by Hev. J.W.Steven
son, the witnesses lielnr Mrs.   W.  S.
iBethune and Robert Croll. Mr. anl
Mrs.  Deuel  Will   reside In   Hevclstoke.
Mayor Foote -'ill preside ovei the
ig m Kevelstoie planned by the
Dominion government to assist Can-
idian agriculturists, In providing for
such returns In IMS as the worlds
market will moat demand, The meet
lng will be held In the city hall ...
M.-i daj . .it  - p
town on Tuesday. He hns orders for
live more carloads of fence posts for
the prairie.
j Another carload of shingles is heing shipped this week from the
shingle mill.
I    N.  Barnes has enlisted
service and expects    to
■amine witnesses under oath, that instructed to make thorough
investigations throughout the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan,
Alberta and also British Columbia.
thnt manufacturers and their hooke
for active nnd accounts be examined, so tbat
leave any your government and thc public may
lleain the real facts touching thiB im-
6 bed
Story of Pictures
is Realistically Told
compiled a
plete    list of  figures     showing
standing of the  various teams,
averages,  team scores,  high individual scores and high individual average
fur the seusou,  particulars  of    which
jure given below.
C. Newsome wins tht high lnftvidu
u| average for the season, with an
average of Hi'J for 30 gamtes. This is
remarkably good bowling, and from
list of averages given below it can
readily  be seen that Kevelstoke     has
bowlers   capable of    going   into      the      ^	
o( the  during the    war.      While the  Strand
Weekly  has been  permitted to
pictures iu    thc wur    zone,   no
Two  Revelstoke  boys came to  take jportunt industry.
the .ilnce of the two Fovrter boys   at |    Your petitioners humbly suggest, al-
Bowie bridge who    left for the front,  so that the commission en
Messrs.  J.  Hay and J.  Robertson  re   klowed with  power to investigate and
sportively. report upon  any  unfair exactions     in
I Mrs. A.C. Carr gave a card party any line of business, whether imposed
•to a number of the young people of upon the people by merchants, munu-
: tho valley on Tuesday and a most en- fucturers  or  corporations.
joyable time was spent   by all. Dainty i    Your petitioners humbly pray    that
ri fresh inept s were served at midnight you will accede to this rei|iiest, bu-
1 and it was late before the party broke lieving that, if granted, it will r.&-
lup,  all unanimous in voting Mr.  and  dound  to your  honor and  be prod-lie-
.Mrs.  Carr the best of hosts. tive  of much   good    to    the commuu-
I    Len.   Cox,   of   the  Malakwa  bridge  ity
ramp was taken ill and sent to Kam-
l loops on Tuesday.
Work hus commenced   on the   new
addition to the Malakwa hall    and  is
making good progress.
Thc  snow    is    almost     gone.   Tbe
li'L-hing  is very poor.
The very striking motion picture of
the Belgian battlefields, which under
the auspices of the Mall Herald, in
conjunction with the Chicago Tri
bune will he shown about March 1*.
at tbc Empress theatre, were obtained under conditions that very probably   will  not be  duplicated      again
Mountain Lumbermen
Wont Higher Protection
'"in- i   n cl      Lake firm, thi
Lumber     impanj .   which   I
- ispended - ie shipment ol   *
.    Geno i  Bas      is  ecommenced,   .; d
■ i - -in now on       I        ::■'..-.
«.i heavj  !■■ ss    tl
Croft way to     the     big
: lI -. ■
shipment  elsewhere.  There app-
be considera!/.    activity in  the    lum-
, ness le
The world's record for ski jumping
bas paMed from America to Norway.
it is announced      >     a-, set (isolter,
welcome at th o   secretary of the National AkI A
be held   in    Mm :  Omtvedt,
thi        :.    ig rofess i ■ al       * u -•■
jun it Irocwood,   Mich.,
n     19
when  h.
.       -      -      •  -
front ram. of bowling iu some
larger cities. While J. Bezle\ Is
highest man in the individual average, be lust as it is necessary to
bowl in hfty per cent of the league
games to entitle one to the champion-
ship. Thirty-six being the full total
fell tbr<ee short of the rehired
number of games.
Individual Averages.
.  I'lyd.
15 v.	
y  the
irgei       ;
for   ra
Miortly to be
. and
a new mill
.-    omts were
'    •
i.iant    Thos.
I ■ I I
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. .st s\. is at I
. jwet    •
i:e!c - -       - ■ .
tech    r feel a o
.1 j- and
■      Ritl s.
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BMPRE9     T.n-'. A 7
TODAY.      .'.I
*..rd   .r.d   K
Mr.   ! M
w r     'wp      latest war ne-s
v.* :no.\y
The    '•■ .     '.V- o    Had to
Ram- -1- lti( -      - • I■ !
HONDA .      r R -
with   Graft .nd  Fran
cis Ford
TUESDAY.-In  Satans Tolls,   4
r-ee's,  anotb.-i        lr     This lay
production.  Wntrt   for   WarTOT
Kerrigan   n   '    orbs    Thl
pire of t'>ltis;on. Tr. y of li
Thursday.   \s  The  < row  1"
Zlldi ra    .fridny.
.   y      to
h        iss    of    th.-
•ner   -hip :.ore   fra<iu-
.' 11 hi
if e  if t. bi
et   to make
hendw.y   In tl        r     .rati, n      of    the
leseent    hoss   now    beli
ed of Mr*,  Pratt, Mrs. Te m
;in"on     and      Mrs.  Fnd   Somes  will
have  qiiantltii     of  thi  e  oho h |
I   '       ..     th  t     no om- may  ha  Idb-
Ihro  "le   ; f  work.   Members    ar.
as' "d  ' I '   ■ anv pieces
d,   P-illkft  doth   r,r   >.,.,.,v.,    ,   „l
Tin!  t.b-it.  thev may havo from wnlci,
■he»e     tllppara    may   b<. mnfl'-   Mo
"    n.ed  bt considers!  tpo email.
■    . •
C.   Newsome  	
J. Palmer    	
,'.    Burnett	
H. Burridge   	
T. Little	
W    T.   J-.hnson.   .
• ; M-.i...
]..   I..- .nt	
.-;.  Fie  :
H.   I'm   er
'.    H
I-:   Rom,
t :■
Son. -
'.' -.vronre,
If.   Paterson,
.   ta teams . ii i   15
r e*!m.   Plyd      Won     Lo
A. ' SI
'  q   Men 3r, 31 r,
J,  R KI 17 19
Sf, 14
0. i*. R. Id        H        M
F r* Hall B. 88        II
l ,,r riit-rrfnrR     ' 1 27
Trim   Avernres
Tf  m Om   Pwld.    Tins    \rc
Business  Men. n      2*^01-1      794
operator, with the exception of Edwin P.
Weigle, has been permitted on the
actual tiring line. In a book whicb
Chicago publishers have issued under
the title of "My Experiences on tbe
Belgian Battlefield," the story, of the
taking of these astonishing pictures
is realistically told, lt adds greatly
to the interest of the pictures themselves and these publications will he
obtainable from the attendants at
the Empress theatre.
The contract with the, Belgian government,  which mndc possible     these
jrb-  pictures,  reads ns follows:  "The   un-
.-   dersigned of the lirst party gives     to
-   the  second party  permission     to ob-
',:;   cinematograph      views  of      the
-r  theatre  of war in  Belgium.  In recog-
■ ,j)   nition of this concession and with   a
charitable motive in view, the second
agrees     to   eive to the under-
tied of the Brsl   party 60 per   cent.
.ef   (he   profits   realized from  the      ex
Of  these      fdmB  taken      in
Belgium   The    undersigned    of    thc
te. grant to no   one   trade
his  authorization     to take any cine-
• s  of the  thcutre     of
.   party, Le   Be-
'■!■'.      General     l'res lm Governeur
■ Place.  'Signed)   Van
■   eh      Second   party.      The
Tribune     company    .signed.  Joseph
Mr-di: on."
Ihe   Mountain   Lumbermen's   nssoc   '
iat ion   met Hn   Cranbrook  luBt  week. I
Cbas. D. McNabb, of Waldo, the pre- j
Eident of  tbc associatiou.     occupied
llu   chair and I. R.  Poole, of Nelson,
wos the secretary.
|    the      uni'   of  lumber     bas '
lifen the most serious problem    thut
' he lumbermen have had to face   and
Mie meeting    the    first     of tbe week
framed a petition   to     the Bominiou
government asking that a goverumen- I
tal  commission  make a thorough  iu- I
estigation into tbe cause     of     the
11 sent  state of    the lumber business
and asked the board of    trade     and
both  politicnl    parties    to     endorse
[    The following is the petition:
A   petition to the  Right  Honorable
Cooks like Couisier.'s Coal.
The ladies of the Reliel Society wil!,
te pleased to receive old or new magazines to be sent to the guards along
the lines of communication. Tho literature mny be left at A.F. Kincaid'e
i office. t.f.
j    Corns removed    by a new method
, No cutting, no pain. For a few days,
only, apply Roy McDonald's barbe*
GALT COAL burns all night.     Revelstoke General Agencies,  Limited.
Ladies Tailoring,      exclusive  stylei-
for March. The  very     latest     Ideas.
; both the extreme models with Pari-
niain daring, and the refined modifications with original ways of producing the new spring features, new cul\
skirt, the cull being made of combination materials, R. Behrendt, desig
ner; Cressman & Co., Ludies anc
man's Tailors.
I The house will keep worm all night
it you use Coursier's Coal.
Lump, stove and nut coal nt Combers.
e | \
1 12
I   *-
Results of Bowling	
al Billiard Tournaments
ol thi games   n the tn
•r.l.'r'.k       ■    '       ■ 0111 ' '  t       tl.eV
been   bowled    off with    the following
Bir Robert Borden, K.C.M.G., premier of Canada. Wc, thc undersigned
representatives of the    Central Con-
| er vat ive association ol thc electoral
district of Cranbrook.
i    And the Mountain    Lumber    Manufacturers association  of British      Co- !
lumbia, and also of the     board     of
trade of Cranbrook and district;
;    At  general meetings of the two associations nnd also    the     board     of
unanimously decided that   joint
representations should   be  mnde      to
the      Dominion    government    setting
forth the serious state of trade in tho
Inttrior of this province during    past.
years, through the rapid decline     ol
the lutnlieit industry by the Iosb of tho
only  available  market for the     product of the int-rior mills, caused primarily    by the dumping of American
lumber at less ttmn    the cost of     Its
Your petitioners  wish to call     at-
enllon to tbe fnct  that thc dumping
lntise has been inoperative and thero
orr  failed  to fulfil  the  functions    for
fhlrh  It  wns framed.
WANTED.—Girl or middle age woman for housework. Apply Mrs. li
Weston, McKenzie uvenue.
WANTED.—Girl for private housework. No cooking. Apply Uniot
Hotel dining room.
TO RENT.—Villa Lot No. 16. Twc
nnd one half acres, purtly cleared.
One third of an acre is henvily ma
nured. Rent may he worked out liy
clearing thc rest of thn lot. Apply
J.C.  Robson,  Rosslnnd, B.C.    MCnp
WANTED.—Would like four respectable parties to room nnd board.
Price *r,.00 a week. Apply to 24
First street, east, next to Y.M.
C. A.
The tirst general meeting of thi?
Revelstoke KU1 club will be held in
the Scandnnavlar. hall on Thursfiny,
Mnrch 11, at S p.m. for the electior.
of officers.
II *     ..   ■     total pins I     ount
Nelson 154       112
.   Newsome,
'   Totals
IK.   0     VrHnr-
IH, Mulhotl.,- A
II.  Bnrrldce
1 l|
1 ■"
In      It
nn 'in i
Vp to 3.00 Values for 1.50
Men's   and   Ladies'
Ladies, [Girls   and
Lace Boots
FREE   Pair Ladies' S5.00 Boots or Pumps   FREE
For Rubbers. Overshoes, Cardigans,  Loggings


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