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The Mail Herald 1915-07-21

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Chief lumbering, railway, mining, agricultural and navigea-
tlon centre between Calgary
and I tho Pacific ocean.
The Mail-Herald
Published twice weekly—Read
by everyone—Ths recognised
advertising medium (or the
city nnd district.
T&t 22—No 58
$2.50 Per Year
"Theodore Roosevelt Welcomed at Station by Enthusiastic Admirers — Congratulates Canada on Her
Part in European Struggle
"You cannot tell me after this that     B\  .Matthews,  manager   of the Mc-
anothcr enter-
Who realizes
that advertising in tho Mail Herald
brings direct result. "I constantly
writing pads. The paper was not pub- K(,e .,esHlts [rom the advertising of
lished until late in the afternoon and the McRae Shoe Store in the Mail
in the evening we had     over 3*i     en-   Herald and I know that the ndvertis-
advertising    does     not     pay,"  said  Rae  Shoe store,    is
Walter Bews on Monday.  "In Satur-  1
day's  Mail    Herald    we     advertised
"Hefore I came to Caiiuda 1 had
faith in it and you, now even greater Ih my faith in it and you." j York and was president  of  the   Now
So   on Saturday atternoon,  stand- York police board from Li05-7,   From
ing on the Bteps loading to the     Rc- tho years 1896-7  he     was     assistant
velstoke hotel, spoke Theodore Koose- secretary  of the  navy,  from     which
velt,  ex president      ol     the      United office  he  resigned  to     organize     his
States, soldier,     big    game hunter, famous Rough Rldei   troop oi caval-
North Dakota for two years. In 188'j | quiries for the pads advertised,     and
he was sandidate for mayor of    New   s,jid at least one to every enquirer,"
declared Mr. Bews.
Another    advertiser who  gave      on
Monday an unsolicited  testimonial to
the  I eni'fits  from  advertising
Mail   Herald   was    K.   G.   McRae      ol
the McRae Mercantile company. '!Gur
author, Journalist and sincere sym- ty, who distinguished themselves iu fcig B„ie waa a splendid success or
pathizer with the cause for which the Cuba under his command as lieuten- Saturday" said Mr. McRae, "I at-
British allies are    pouring out blood  ant-col.mei. He was promoted to   the   tribute the result  to advertising.     It
Mid money on the battletields Of
Kurope. Sturdily built, With Conspicuous teeth, determination written in every line of his countenance,
but with a kindly eye and the complexion of the out 'if door man, his
hair    giving indication ot advancing
link of colonel for gallantry at the
battle of Las Guaslmas. Iu 1899 he
was l.'cted governor of the state of
New York and became vice-president
of the l'nited States the following
year. On the death of President Mc-
Kinl y he succeeded to the presidency)
I aid me well"  ho continued.
ing brings plenty of i esults that 1
am unable t.i trace. Only the other
day a man cam" Into the store and
i sked for a pair af shoes advertised
In the Mail I Ii raid three months a to
in the and the next, day a woman asked tor
boy's shoes advertised two months
pgo in the Mail Herald. When Hans
are quiet, I believe that advertising
is as good or better an investment
than when business is brisk '' says
Mr.  Matthews.
Contract Let For Supply of Wood W. A. Sturdy Appointed Secretary of Board-Dictionary and Case
of Minerals Presented to High School
Five new teachers have been secur-   Davidsoi ■    .< lepted. They wilL be
ri juestcd     to  supply   20 cords each.
ll..  Tho price quoted     by the successful
,   tenders w.-,s -. per cord, NMne tenders
end ,    _
were re eived,    ;>:u.'s varying     from
S3 to ll ird.
lr m     The  resignation  ot    T.E.L.  Taylor
j.  as secretary    i tbe uoard was form"
li :ipal ol the high '•">'    "    ted   ind W.A. Sturdy     was
years, and wearing a wide brimmed of the United States in 1901. In
felt hat Mr. Roosevelt looked, as 1904 he was again elected to the pre-
many in bis audience remarked, "just sident's chair by one'of the largest
like his pictures." popular majorities ever accorded to
Passing through Revelstoke on his a candidate. Since that time his do-
way to San Francisco, the ex-presid- logs are common history of all the
tnt was mot at the station by Mayor people "ii this continent.
W.A. Foote uu! by a largo crowd of Col. Roosevelt is the author of
admirers all anxious to see and if many books, some of them being:
possible shake the hand of  the     man "Winning of the West," "History   ol
The patriotic citizens of Kootenay
are determined that their own 54th
battalion shall be as effectively
equipped with machine guns as auy
battalion at   the    front. Practically
who, next to President Wilson, is the
most conspicuous figure in the public life of the L'nited States. On the
arrival of the train the ex-president,
accompanied by Mrs. Roosevelt,
stepped on to tho platform and were
the Naval War of 1812,*' "Hunting
Trips of a Ranchman," "Ranch Life
and Hunting Trails," "Life of Oliver
Cromwell," and many essays and
other works.
The distinguished   visitor   was ac-
Sixty-nve more subscriptions of $10
eacb are needed to buy one gun as a
gift from the city of Revelstoke to
the Kootenay battalion. Will you
helji to swell the list? Subscriptions
may be left at the Mail Herald     of-
cd to rill the vacancies on the
and public school staffs, left by
resignal Ions   i]  teachers at the
'■I last term.
J.  iM  Loverlng M.
1 Cglgary to take the   place     ot
Gord n
schi II ll.
I'M A. 8. M irtin comi a from Nei tei be principal o!   the     Selkirk
1  t'Olleeell     ill    pla(V    ,,f    J.S,     Rl ISS.
| William Hanson, who has been
teaching at Nakusp, will be the prin-
Cipal of Central BChool m place of
K. D. Colpitts.
L.   IC. Grace comes free.'  (ibis,    A.
berta to fill the positi in     as     vice-
principal of  Central school  in   place
of A.L. Boyle.
Miss Elizabeth Powei, B.A. will
succeed Miss Currie as teacher ot
grade 3, in Selkirk school. Miss
Currie has accepted a position in
the Grand Fi rks school.
Miss \. Eaton, B.A. will be teacher in the tiigh scbool instead     ot   in
secretary,     W. J. McGrath,
foundlander by birth.
Messages   of   Thanks   From
Lieutenant   McLean  and
Private Goble
greeted by the mayor. Mr. Roosevelt companied by Mrs. Roosevelt and his
was Introduced to a number of citizens and then, in response to insistent calls for a speech, mounted
the stvjis leading to the Kevelstoke
hotel and, taking od his bat, addressed a few sentences to the crowd
which thronged the steps and crowded the platform below.
The flrst few. words   came haltingly
t<nd gave the impression of a man unused to public     speaking,     but   the
practised  orator  became  swiftly    ap-j
iarent and, .luring his brief orat.
the speaker  held every eye and not a :
word  was lost  by one  of  his  hearers I
His delivery gave the  impression   of '
intense torcefulness, earnestness   and
Colonel Roosevelt was introduced by Mayor Footo, who welcomed him in the name of the citizens,
«nd expressed regret that the ex-president had found himself unable to
accejit the invitation of the citizens
to sto!> in Revelstoke and take a
trip through the beautiful mountains
in the vicinity. He extended to him
a hearty invitation to come to the
city at some future time and assured
him that hr would be well repaid lor
his visit.
Intense gratification at thc reception that he had met with throughout
Canada was expressed by Col. Roose-
\elt, who declared the faith which
he bad in Canada and its people. He
congratulated Canada on what it
bad done luring the past year and
,eti the gallantry displayed by its
sons In battle. Tbe death roll
of the Canadians was a  trll ute     tei
every town  has  enthusiastically tali-  fiCe or given to Mayor W. A. Foote,
tu up the movement to provide    ix-  treasurer of the fund.
tra guns for the Kootenay battaliou.      "These guns may often mean     the
Kamloops has already subscribed difference between life and death to
more than enough to provide two our boys at the front," said one of
guns. the subscribers     t.i tbe fund,  yester-
Nelson in one day subscribed SVK3 cay. "lean know of nothing" no add-
and the fund has    since more     than  ed,  "that should appeal more strong-
appointed     secretary    pro   tern at a
salary of $1!      i       nth. The bi cri I •
ary was instructed to write to     Mr,
Tayli r   i lettei        i •■> eg the     huh
;  • be    ■ iard I. »r his past
:i s.
•    n .ef A. L. Boyle    as
vice-principal   "i   ventral  school  was
ed. Mr. Boyle gave as his rea-
son lor ri E ■    il    he    did     not
think t1   •   ••    ... month   was 6uffici-
i nt salary.
The resignation of Miss Mima K.
Currie as teacher of Division 3 ofi
Selkirk   sch as accepted.  In   her
Utter .<:'      • Miss   Currie
all kindness re-
eeived during I irs service.   Tin
secretary w to write   to
■Miss  I 'Mo    board's
her  services.
i he Selkirk bi bool.
A commercial class teacher for tbe  ,ocrf,t lU ,ho   los
high sch.e„i has '.,: yet been engaged ''
and   inothi r tei chei    f r the    public
echools may possibly be required.
"The personal  interest   yon     have
si:, wn during your tenure of office as
Tenders for   the    su] plj  ot 4 foot
fell as the results you have     shown
That the Revelstoke contingent of
the overseas dratt of the 5Uh battalion were delighted with the send
ed which they received while passing
through the city is shown from numerous letters and otber taessages received in  Revelstoke.
Mayor W. A. Foote has received
the following telegram from Lieut.
C. .). McLean:
i His Worship, Mayor W.A. Foote,
I       Revelstoke, B. C.
We wish te. thank the citizens and
ladies of Rekelstoke for their hearty
reception yesterday. The many good
1 things among the gifts received are
being enjoyed all along the way and
the enthusiastic go d wishes will
never be forgotten, From the bottom
of our heart we thr.nk you all.
"C.  J.  McLean and   the Revelstoke
'.iverseas Draft."
Maple Creek,   Sask.,   July 17.
Private J.  Goble sends thr ugh the
Mail Herald the I 11 iwing message ta
the people of Revelstoke:
that  gallantry, he said, and in years  T„ ^ ,.,,...,,_;    f ,.,vlUtokei
I  bave  been   asked to    thank     the
Greenwood,     notwithstanding     the
ifact that the mining and smelting industry there has for some time   leen
at a standstill, has subscribed   more  iy about,
than sufficient to purchase a ;.'un.
Grand Forks is buying at 1< ist   it
' gun, Rossland is raising money for
tne or two, Trail has opened a list.
The patriotic     residents of the dis-
i trict of Abbotsford within three days it is considered that every subscrip-
Bubscribed $1100 towards the sum of tion has been spontaneous, but I
S2CO0 for the purchase of two ma- would like to be allowed to suggest
chine guns. Nearly everywhere are the that the time has come when active
jieople of Kootenay showering silver canvassing should be undertaken. In
bullets into the machine gun fund. other towns public meetings have
In Revelstoke the fund is growing,   been held in    support of the     funds.
ly to thcpeoole of Revelstoke than
this fund. For its own credit Revelstoke cannot .-fiord to do less than
a place such as Greenwood, with n-
1 populatli n. For the
sake of its own boys it should be
willing t.i make any sacrifice, when a
few hundred dollars may mean tbe
saving of the lives i ir wn r.i.n.
Revelstoke has dune well so far when
The list now standi: as follows:
F.  Crick   $10.00
Ross Donaldson   10.00
W. J. Law  10.00
J.   Callin   I Vancouver)      10.00
.1.  Hopgood,      10.00
E. G. Dixon  10.0U'
J.  H      10.00
(Previously acknowledged,      280.00
That might he done here, or better
still, the ladies, who make a success
of everything, might take the matter
in hand. If a would-be suhscril er
(anient afford $10 I would say take
S3, or anything he can aflord?"
The gun which it is proposed to
jiresont is a Lewis automatic, the
most modern and effective instrument
■ il defence yet invented. Its cost will
be $100t>.
oedar wood were opened by I -1   is v,:v -'r tifylng I ■ 'be I
board at its , .et ng last night     and'    "T1"'      ' srd    go
the tenders of W.H. Horobin and   A.   v ' '  :V"A Reid and Imay
■ add that  at any time y u feel     liko
to    Revelstoke     as     a
her the pi   Bent      embers  will do
you     what
ever thej     n.  We sincere-
.   meet     with   tho
success   ' ..."
The -i!i . |  b .nd decided    to     ac-
Family Makes Hurried Exit—    pt the >i  tho
House and Contents Com- to transact   the
ird without an
fill tbi .   left     by
the resignation of T.E.L  Taj    -
Aroused  from sleep shortly    before      Resolution thanks to  E.   \.
midnight  on  Monday,  Gulseppe  Col-  Bradley for the   gift ol a dictioaarji
arc  With   Mrs.   Colarco     and     four   :  r  '!;'
children nude a hurried escape from  vincial d eni    I      nes     for    a
their home whicli almost ns soon   as  M Bed.
they emerged became amass of Bam-      •'■  K        •'"    -'■ M.A., who has ac-
es. Tbe house and contents, with tbe  cepted 1
exception   ol nk   which    was    - the bleb school taught in the pub*
taken from  tb use,     wen      cot tario for two years
pletely destroyed.     The     wood shed    ' '• ' Mount Roy-
was also burned. ••' college In C ..ary for three years.
Mis.  c.larco     who    was    sleeping
downstairs with a three weeks     old   university and took an  M.A.  degree
pletely Destroyed
Infant   was     arousi .1      i y
gave the al ne to    en
able the family to
lives, it is suppoesed that    the    fire
originated from a st. .-.   which
honor to entertain as their guest   on
Monday evening     this    distinguished
gentleman. After the preliminaries of   been kept alight !,.r the purp
business had been    dispatched,   Miss beating food for the infant.
Distinguished Artist Addresses
Women's Canadian Club
—Patriotic Gifts
to come Canada would hold its
higher because of what, its sons bad
uccomjilisluil. He congratulated Canada, and particularly, be congratulated the mon in khaki.
Col.  aid  Mrs.  Roosevelt  spent     a
/    day at Band and a couple ol days it
Lake Louise,
Col. Roosevelt stated   before leaving Banff, that he had enjoyed every
minute thai  he bad spent there.   H<'
had traveled all over tbe world, but
nowhere had found 8 s;>ot   that    m ire
appealed to   him.     He   predicted     a
groat   future for    the     towusite     of |
BanII,  and said that as BOOB as     the
American public reulizcd the natural
beauties of this garden spot  that it!
would become   the     Mecca of thoua-
ands of tourists who had beeu in the
habit of Bpendlng their summers seeking  imusement in    Europe's famous1
summer resorts.
Theodon   Roosevelt  was the  twen
iy sixth president    of    th
States  and   is no'.v 57  years
11 im parted ami tneteorllke career    is
ns well known to the Canadian   p
pie  an I.,  the  American!*,  themselves,
lie bus born honored witb the degr?o
of Dneior of Laws Irom no loss   than
eleven unlversttiee and holds the de-
pree of    D.C.L,   'rom  Oxfoiel TJniv ■■•
rity and a Ph. fl. from    the University of Berlin.
lie entered politii al life in the
Now York legislature In 1SK2 nnd on
the expiration of his term of onioo
In 1RH1 went to live     on a ranch     In
people ••[ ■ a town for the splendid
turnout you gave us on leaving, also
for the __ dainties furnished by the
citizens which tin- boys appreciate
verj n ch. 3pea ing fe.r myself, it
ii very bard te. leave In an.- an 1 fam
nearest and di
to me, Bul 1 know that in leaving
them in your care they will  be   well
 i afti r. A- aankii
and may the i. ird mi, et j  a all.
Moelioine Hat,  Alta,  July  16.
4"tM Battalion, D. Company
Miss Myrtle R Inson has ;• i ilvi '1
word from t.anco Corporal Bell of
the ', Ith battalion, that all the boys
were greatly d-lighted with the
eM-nd-otT at Revelstoke, and that
will rememher it f r some time
T°% Revelstoke Contingent
Is Now on Ocean
The overseas .ii J of tbe 54th hat-
tali n which passed through Revelstoke e,n Saturday reached Montreal
:, :        '-a
.'•. M. Lawrence
roc. ived a teslegram this morning
B loi i. 1 'vrciiro ,\, lng the
Information. The oversew drnft in-
cludes th  of the Revelstoko conl
Thut the mountain scinery  of    the
province is appreciated and is  daily
drawing men ot mark from all   over
the  world,   many  of  whom  .stejji      t..
mjoy the beauties of this locality Ls
being frequently evidenced. On no oe
caslon was it mon-    apparent    this
tii.s work when the city entertained
,, distinguished guest in the    person
of K.M. Bell  9mith,  R.C \..  R.B.O.,
0.3.A., of Toronto,
Mr. Bell Smith  is I no ol the first artists .ii the continent and is famous for
bis paintings of the Rocky mountains
I He visited Lake Li uise before a path   '
bad been cut through tho forest   and
for more than twenty-five   years   has
: made its beauties the ebb1! theme   of
ihis artistic motifs. For thirteen sum-
r.ners he has lived   in the mountains.
naking a study   of   the atmospheric
effects and interpreting tho grandeur
of the scenery as no otber yet     has
Besides   the   fume   achieved   as   an
artist,  Mr. Bell  Smith has     become
well known in all Canadian amateur
•i> circles,  He is She president
of the Toronto branch of the Bickeim I
Fellowship and his interpretation    of j
Rome of the best  loved and familiar
of Dickens' characters will  long    bo'
remembered bv tin e who witnfl
performance. His company of p
1 ad tbc di°tinction of receiving    the I
Karl r,rev trophy at tbo competition
l ibi in Toronto five years atoo,
The Women's Canadian club had the
Janet McKay sang very sweetly and
delighted her hearers. Mrs. Coursier
the president , f the dub then introduced the 'guest of honor to tbo
members and guests present.
Mr. Hell Sri th proved a most interesting and ■ ci Iting speaker and
his address which Iwoll on the tor-
Tiation and growtb of the art BOClet-
ii s of Canada was bill "i valuable in
formation from star! ti   finish.
The  in it     aSSOClal h n      of      artists
bumod in Canada wai that of the
I Montreal Art association which bad
l its birth in l m ? and    c Delated
thirteen meml ers.     'I b i association
Bi i   ii w the light   f    d >>     in tii
: t Udll s if tbo bit" An •:■ I'M 'in and
I' .   M.   Bell   Smith.     This   Was   Short
' lived however, owing to removal "f
the members trom various causes,'but
the year L872 saw the formation of
the Ontario Society ..f Artists. This
Is Mill in existence, the oldest in-
btitutlon of its kind in  Canada.
A  now Impetus was given     tee the
ail ist io circles when tbo Marquis     of
Lome was made governor general of
Canada, The Princess Louise waa    a
patron 'if all tho higher arts and did
all in ber power to   cncoui age     in I
perfect thi n   achievemi m .     Thr u '
ber Influence the Oai adlan  A idi
• ef  \i ts waa organized in I*1-1,    i   I
soon received ibe approbation    and
' ignition of Queen Victoria,    who
: ranted her consent I iat It bould be
known    as    the    r. i madl in
Academy of Art.
Tins is one of the Institutions    nf
which each C nadian may well    feel
; roud, Tbe annual    nati nni exhibitions have become a factor ree
ed by  nt ids the wi rid   over and to
The houso which was a story and
a half high, was valued at 12000. It
•■' as Insured for Slot 0 m the i iccid
entnl   F n    tn    •   Qi i   aipany      ot
which  H.N.  Cou •       The
furniture «
The house was situ ' the eaat
of the south trni '
from  tbe end  i f   Nintl ft   I
within a short  :'.\ tat
e.f Dominic Pratiaco which was burn    •
ni last vear, bul
in Em-lish  .
rd  \   .-   Ma I a -vb ■ will     bo
two yeara
f the Kelson     publio
ned school.
■ ejtndy and
draw::.. I t    of 23 ot his
• •
I thi bas  bad
I Nakusp
! Oldtimer of Slocan
Dies in Penticton
■ ~       .in
(Continued on Tm c 2)
Thomai G, Johnston,  one "t    the
propi I't.'ts i.t  the  Hotel   Pentli I
penticton,      died
In- bad     ffercd    fi ■
• v     '   ii lil oi   "■. hli
He w ia In good
and played billlai I
ning    f
'. and
■Maseeii.   found   bll
jOrlllla        tario,    1
still reside.  1 It had a   .   thei In   Toronto,  and   i si ter     In   - id   :;y.  Ia
t be booi    '! iys To
■ii   ■ id in the   -
but Mir tbe m   • ■ m ■
rMtdi nt ol   i •
Qaynoi.  bi .;<    ',;
silver claims aonr  Prii     ton,   Tietn'<
(Metals were li glon, tot ho waa
I tb ft
I men -. 11
I manhood of the great we*t
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Kern.e visited
to enrich tb.-   | |g •   •-! • ,     lt    M^t,,,]
faturdiy ovening,
Zbe flfoafl-lbevalb
rJMai'i-Herald Publishing,
Company, Limited
E.  G.  ROOKE", Manager and Editor.
WEDNESDAY,  JULY 21,  19-15
One of the metals most in demand
for war purposes is copper, and the
copper-producing regions of the United States and Canada are pulsating
with renewed energy, The 50 per cent,
increase in the price of copper since
the war started, from 1:'. to Ul) centB
a pound, aud the unlimited market,
Las meant the difference between a
part-time* ami half-capacity production by the,mining Interests, and
full utilization i.f all resources for
output. Copper production is increasing on tins continent at an abnor
Dial rate.
It is very satisfactory that Canada
is sharing in the benefits of the new-
market for cupper. British Colum
fcia is the only province in which copper mining and smelting is carried
on in a large way, though Northerti
Ontario contains copper deposits of
richness, says the Toronto Mail and
Empire. At present all the smelting
plants in British Columbia, except
the Tyee Copper company's plant a'
ladysmith, are operating. The Brit
ish Colun/i ia Copper o irnpany has ri
opened its Btnelter u Greenwood, the
Granby smelters at Grand Forks and
-\nv"x. and tlo' Consolidated plant
at Trail are working with lull Bteam.
'Ihe copper furnaces of British Columbia are able to treat about 9,400
i ms >f ore a day. an I the quantity
will be increased to 11,500 tons when
the new Granby plant at Aayoi is
completed. This is e [Ulvalent to an
annual production I'f about LO
-  "   pounds   "f      COppi : .   la   add tion,
al ">:t  15,0'  o 'i poun Is   ■• cop
produced from ores from the Britan
nia mine, and     Bmeltei     t 1
New mines ato about to i'i .-i"
the propi rty  ..f tbi       in'
■ ay mi Vane iuvi i   island,     are'
at the Princess I be    Canada
per company.
Among the Indus!
bave engaged the atti   I ol   Do
unnioa govei nn ent ofl
beads  ol  Canadian  i   I
,   rations Is that  ■ I
per refinery  in Cal
gram is a "sand-bag" and a journal- ; ing  prepared to stand    sponser
istic "rake" and
there, brothers.
'drunkard."     Easy
their truth,  public    concern in
pamphlet  began to crumble.
Victoria Colonist: Any man can be
optimistic, cheerful and courageous
when times are good, What this and'
every other community needs is more
men who can keep their courage up
when times are not as good as they
might be. A dozen live, optimistic
men with money could inaugurate a
period of permanent prosperity in
British Columbia, if they would only
choose te' (bi so. Who is there who
dare "grouse" at home when our
noble fellows are facing death "somewhere in  France?" i
(Vancouver World: The people of the
province do not wish just now to be
distracted by jiarti.'.ati warfare from
•li" great task before tbem, before
Liberals and Conservatives alike.
That task cannot be efficiently performed if our oars are to be deafened
daily by party clamor and biased appeals t.e prejudice and. passion. There
Is more Important work to do and it
cannot wait, The Crisis in B.O, can.
in fact, it will improve by keeping.
If the allegations of the Liberals are
i rue, tbe Conservative downfall is
quite as certain next year as this. If
untrue, the Liberal party has placed
Itself in a position where a charge of
factionism and disloyalty during the
empire's life-and-death struggle, will
leave a sting. I
Toronto Globe.: The farmer is beginning to wonder if blgb prices will
rule. Tli;- probability is that no such
prices as were obtained a year ago
will be iffi o f"r this year's crop.
The harvest in Argentina and India
las been good, and though Australia <-x| rienced :• seas n of drought
there has boor, a great increase in the
crop of North America. The shortage
anticipated as a result of war con-
ditions in Europe wall not be nearly
E ' great as at tirst estimated. Sir
Mums Wilson, or.o ofthe most eminent authorities ■ -. cereals, in his
a' tes e.n the world's sunjily of wheat,
published at Rome by the International Institute of agriculture, points
out tbat ; iere ba - I ■•:<. no real shortage ,ef wheat during the current season, the apparent scarcity Which
caused prices I »h I up last fall
being 'iiu- t ty in exporting
 .t i Lea i nd f ai i f a Bhortage     in
■ now  io'- m
tivity, :      tea
To the  Editor of the Mail-Herald,
Kevelstoke, B. U.
Sir.—I have been asked to draw attention to the apparent indifference
of Revelstoke parents to au organisation that is doing much to help
their boys in life.
For the inspection of Revelstoke
Hoy Scouts on June 2fc, au invitation
had been extended to all parents and
trionds. The troop represents some
70 families—less than ten parents
were present.
The ollicers of the organization are
honorary workers, giving up a great
deal of their recreation time, and
unselfishly devoting it to the good
of tho boys and their country. Our
scout officers do not. ask for praise
or thanks, hut they expect, that the
jarents of the boys they are devot-
iiiL' their time to, should show some
practical interest and appreciation In
the  work.
If the Revelstoke parents continue
to show such apathy and indifference
in what interests and helps their
1 oys, they will only have themselves
to blame if we arc forced to suspend
the troop owing to want of a scoutmaster and an assistant, scout-
Assistant Commissioner for B.C.
Victoria. B.C.  July  15, 1915.
To the Editor, Mail Herald,
Sir,—Kindly allow me space in your
paper to pass a few remarks upon
condition  of our .cemetery.
Un visiting tho cemetery, Monday
night, I found conditions to be a
disgrace to our city, everywhere hay
aud weeds and in one part a potato
field, this 1 consider a disgrace and
disrespect to the dead. Has the party
or iiarties who planted the potatoes
the consent of our mayor and council, or if not, is our city council that
busy so i lay are not aware of the
conditions of the cemetery or is it
that in their struggle for economy
they have lost sight of the fact that
taking it from a standpoint of
decency our cemetery is a disgrace
i nd taking from a business point,
equally is bad? It would be a fine
place te. take a stranger or tourist.
Hoping . ur mayi r and council will
look Into this  matter speedily     and
hanking you Mr. Editor for space.
Revelstoke, July  ll,
ably the intent a -,   •
British Columbia.  Hither!
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?d and paid over to the Canadian
Patriotic fund as a donation from
the artists of Canada.
Mr. Bell Smith is a Canadian
veteran, having borne arms for his
country in the Fenian Raid of IS70.
Before sitting down, he read for
bis audience a selection from David
Copperfield, protraying his experience
as a young lad enroute to school in
London with tbc loquacious, waiter
at the Road house. This was an un-
(xpected and altogether delightful
surprise to his hearers.
Mr. Dudley, of Montreal and Capt.
Armstrong of Nelson were also
guests of the club on this occasion
and each spoke briefly in a manner
eulogistic to the speaker of the even- <
ing and congratulatory to the   club.
Mrs. Keegan and Mrs. H.M. Parry
were the hostesses for the evening.
job now about to be started.
Thc Creston board of trade has always advocated that in case
the Oreat Northern refused
to operate a train service
the government should expropriate the right of way and rebuild it
into a vehicular highway to connect
this town with Port Hill. If such a
thing is to be accomplished double-
quick action will have to be taken.
If the railway takes out all the
bridges, fo- instance, it would bc
too costly an undertaking for the
government to undertake rebuilding
for  several years.—Creston  Review.
Silver Cup Dumps
Profitable to Work
Ferguson, B.C., July 20.—Considerable activity prevails at the old
Silver Cup mine this summer. The
leaser, S. Cavanaugh, has a small
force working with one car of high
grade ore on its way to the smelter
and another ready to ship. The company has installed jigs on the old
dumps, which according to reports
are a great success. In the slimes are
found a large quantity of gold and
silver in a metallic form. Expire-
ments have proved that all the
dumps can be treated at a big profit.
Valleys Around Revelstoke
Surprise to Bury
"I have no reason whatever to
change my mind from the interview
I gave out in Winnipeg last Monday
'norning," said George Bury, vice-
president and general manager of the
Canadian Pacific railway in an interview in Vancouver. "During all
of the tr.p we had a report from
every agent whose territory we were
in, In addition to that we had samples of tiie crop taken and which were
dispatched each day to Winnipeg for
analysis, and the reports so far have
been up to  my expectations."
Referring to British Columbia, Mr.
Bury said that while the province
has great wealth in timber, mines
and fisheries, the greatest wealth after all lies In the very valleys that
he passed through. At Revelstoke, he
said, the party was taken in automobiles uj> the side of Mount Revelstoke and he saw there for the first
; init; the great valleys that surround
that place, every one of which con-
tafna untold wealth in the soil. He
said while there he was thinking of
one of A. sup's fables which relates
I al "'ice upi n a time a man and
: is family worked for several years
: gold "at of a mine and the
dirt thoy took out so enriched their
lind holdings that they became not
rich but famous by planting the
Canadian Soldiers
Marrying in Scores
Canada's onrush to the fighting
ime as the answer of the empire's call
has left its mark not alone on the
Germans, hut has been felt all over
England, and particularly in London.
London girls are being carried off
as wives by the hundreds by these
stalwart sons of the west, who have
come from the new world to redress
the wrongs of the old.
At one hotel which is just removed
from the centre of gaiety in the city,
and whicli has been popular with the
men of Canada, who have come to
Loudon on leave, 14 of the waitresses have given up their places during
the past six months, and in each
case the reason was the same. Each
one of the girls  married a Canadian.
In the Lyons restaurants, which
dot tbe whole city of London, havoc
has been caused by the Canadian on-
Hish, and some of these places are
limning short-handed now as a result.
Got  Mother Enthused.
London cannot understand the
causes which lead to this remarkable
state of affairs—that is, the majority of Londoners cannot; but there is
one who has told the writer all
about it, and she at least believes
she knows. This is Mrs. L. Goddard,
who lived with her four daughters in
a cosy little Bat just oil Leicester
square. Three of her daughters have
married Canadians, and the fourth is
engaired to be married to another
man  of that contingent.
Mrs. Goddard told about the quick
romances which had culminated in
this epidemic of matrimony, while
ber face was wreathed  in smiles.
"I am sure they will all be happy,'
iho said,  'and if    I    were   a younger
woman there Bhould be five in tta
family and not four. You see, th^
are so different from our men. Thay
are not ashamed to love a girl and
to tell her so, and tbey are all gentlemen. I love them all myself, so I
know why my daughters love them,
and they all have been married with
my consent."
What the Sergeant Did.
There is humor, too, in some ot
the rapid marriagcB that have liecs
arranged. Take, for instance, tie
ease of a Canadian sergeant, wbo>
met in London one of two sister*
who were alone in thc world and lived together. The girl loved him, and
he spent all his hours out. of camp
in trying to get her to bo marriegd.
But she would not leave her lill.lw
sister alone in the world even to
have her Prince Charming. Then the
sergeant cut the Cordinn knot with
characteristic directness.
Always when he called at the house
of his sweetheart he would have with
him a companion ir arms. It never
would be the same man twice. Finally ho sponsored into her home the
man tbe other sister wanted. Then
there was a double wedding.
The firsl people to ndopl the month
of .lime as sacred to Hymen, the k<x1
of marriage, ware the ancient Romans
who considered June the most propitious season of the year for entering
upon    matrimonial    relations.   Tbe
Romans  hold    thai    June    weddings
| wero likely to be happier I ban alliances
j contracted in any other month of the
| year, especially if the day chosen were
thai of a full moon or the con junction
I of the sun and moon,   They also held
j that of all  months  .May was   .to be
i avoided, as in thai month newlyweds
'would come   under the   Influnce  o]
spirits adverse to   happy households.
These ancient  marriage superstitions
were retained bj the Christians in the
middle Oges,  and  even   In-day  June
i is considered by many to lie pre-emin-
lately the month of marriage.—New
; Orleans States.
Between the reservists and volunteers Fernie claims to have raised
close to 400 men I u overseas service.
Strawberry shipments from K.-mlo
does not appear to be ns large this
season as previously, this being due
to the fact that several appear to
havc become a little discouraged with
the strawberry  fame.
Lumber Bargains
Shingles at almost  Cost    Drop Siding at $20.00
Shelving at $25.00   Dimension, 2x6, at $12.00
Globe Lumber Co, Ltd.
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irowth of Art in Canada
Creston Bids Farewell to
Great Northern Railway
On  receipt  ot  word from    the   Do-
ithorities  sanctioning     thc
■    of  the     necessary  Worii-
tbe     United Stated work
: be wrecking of all the
Northern railway prop<srty he-
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A Recruiting Office for the enrollment of Men for Overseas Service
is open at REVELSTOKE.
From date of enrollment men will
receive pay at the rate of $1.10 per
diem and subsistence allowance at
75 cents per diem.
Men must be physically fit between
the ages of 18 and 45 years. Mini-
mum height, 5 feet, 3 inches; mini-
mum chest measurement, 33i inches
Wm. Mahlon Davis,
O. C. 54th Batt  C  E. F.
GOD SAVE THE kinc;: WEDNESDAY,   JUDY 21,  1915
WM is Doing in the Province
Penticton has cancelled its 11)15 It'll
Kuslo has a junior Red Cross
Trail's waterworks system is being
Trail Italians are organizing a
brass band.
The jirice of milk in Phoenix has
lieen raised to 12} cents a quart.
Ninety citizens are drilling with the
Greenwood companies of home guards.
Too much rain hns ruined much of
tlie first crop of alfalfa in the Okanagan.
Michel's Red Grose sock day produced 192 pairs of hosiery nnd #88
in cash.
Fernie aldermen will bo paid 15 per
meeting this year. The mayor's
aalnry is $500.
Fishing was never better in the
Ftreams surrounding Elko than at
the jiresent time.
Thc potato crop in the Okanagan is
looking fine. It is the largest in the
history of the valley.
During the war if Greenwood has a
tax sale the property of soldiers that
may be in arrears will not be sold.
Greenwood is prospering. Four weddings are in prospect for July, and
Dan Biner has bought an automobile.
Kaslo cherry crop will be very light
this   season,   there    having   been   a '
serious dropping of the fruit before it
Every employee of the Granby
smelter at Grand Forks is giving
$2.25 for the relief of the sick 3nd
wounded at the front.
The Qranby will pay a dividend of
$1.50 a share on August 2. Recently
Granby was upwards of $00 a share.
Last November it was $47.
Rossland Miner:—One of the Montenegrins, leaving for active service
on Saturday morning was arranged
in the police court by a local business man for debt. Mayor Wilison
paid the man's indebtedness and the
prisoner was allowed to ge.
Kimberly will soon have a circulating library and news room.
At Fernie close to 100' Italians are
awaiting the call to Italy for the war
i gainst Austria.
Nakusp is looking for a new princi-
I al for its public school, at a salary
of $85 per month.
In spite of the wet weather grouse
are reported quite plentiful iu the
Rossland country.
Trail hotclmen are asking the city
council to reduce the license fee from
$500 to 8100 per year.
Phoenix has a new provincial police constable and a new nurse at the
hospital.   The former  is from  Golden.
Kaslo is making applications for
water rights on Kemps' Creek, to
augment the city supply when needed.
It is stated that    over lOil     new
pupils  will be enrolled  iu Rossland
schools at the beginning of the   summer term.
An examination of the interned
alien enemies at Fernie disclosed the
fact that some of them were possessed of as much as $l0Un in cash.
J. Andre is looking for a taker of
his bet of $5b() that his horse can
outrun any five horses in Fernie In a
race from that town to Elko and
Cranbrook Red Cross workers have
secured a vacant store fitted it up
with chairs, tables, sewing machines,
etc., and are working there four days
a week making hospital supplies.
So far as is known there are at
least eleven of the former pupils of
Kaslo schools enlisted in various regiments being recruited throughout
the Dominion for active service in
the cause of the empire.
Fernie Free Press:—One of the
guards in charge of the interned
aliens accomjianied two of the prisoners to a christening. Said guard
was returned by the prisoners in a
delightful state of intoxication. Next
day Judge Stalker read him a curtain lecture and relieved him of further duties.
Notes from the cTHines
Rossland mines shipped 28,896 tons
of ore to the Trail smelter in April,
which is an increase of 6,000 tons
over the same month last year.
Tho road to the Skyline, above tbe
No. 1, at Ainsworth, ie being cleaned out. It is said that A.W. McCune,
the owner of the property, intends
to commence tbe driving of a long
tunnel on the Skyline this summer.
The first product from the Standard test mill at Silverton has been
satisfactory. If the separation can
be economically done in a large'
smeltery, the results would be high-j
ly beneficial to the Slocan, where
many of the now idle mines would
become producers. ,
Mines in the Ainsworth and Slocan
mining divisions shipping to the
Consolidated Mining & Smelting
smelter at Trail for the week ending
July S,  were: tons |
No.  1,  Ainsworth    177'
Cork-Province,   Zwicky     40
Rambler-Cariboo, Rambler     31
(Standard,   Silverton      23<>
When the Standard started shipping to Trail, the amount of concentrates ou hand is said to have been
in tbe neighborhood of 2000 tons, of
a value of $200,000.
The work of gravelling the road between Zwicky and the Cork-Province
is being proceeded with as rapidly as
weather conditions will permit. At
the mine and mill preparations are
under way for the erection of some
buildings which will provide very
much needed accommodation for men
working there.
Goo. Stewart has struck n new
bunch of ore on the Silver Bell, near
Haselton, and there is a lot of enthusiasm in this camp. Steve McNeil
came down from Nine Mile mountain
on Monday and brought a sample to
the Herald office, where it is on exhibition. This is some of the highest
grade ore thnt was ever taken ofl
Nino Mile mountain.—Ominecu Herald.
A, company has opened offices in
Vancouver the purpose of which is
to dredge for gold on the Fraser,
river below Hope. Attempts have,
been made nt different times to work
dredges on the lower Fraser,, but they
failed to obtain profitable results
with the exception of a dredge that
was opernted at Ynle for a few
months. Tho reason fnr this failure
was the unsuitable tyjns of dredge*
used, and their operation on gravel
which did nnt carry pny dirt. Kmln
mt engineers, who hnve Investigated
the Fraser say however that sort man
of the river rnrry pnynblo gold whore
conditions nre fnvnrnbln to Its recovery by dredging, and thnt there
Is no reason why this method of recovery of placer gold should not be
made n siieross on thnt river.—Rohh-
innd Miner.
E. E. Armstrong, the well-known
mining man of Portland, Ore., wbo
bas a number of good prospects in
the Barkerville district, arrived last
week from tbe south, going on to his
destination later on. Mr. Armstrong
reports business conditions in the
older settled parts of the country as
being paralyzed.—Observer.
With the incentive of tbe high price
of copper, the Granby Consolidated
company now is forcing its big reduction works at Grand Forks to
lopnotch speed. A daily treatment
average of nearly 3a 0 tons of ore
was maintained by the eight furnacts
at the smelter during June. This
rivals, if not exceeds, the operations
of the smelter in the palmy days in
1912. The ore shipments from thc
Granby mines at Phoenix to the
.smelter here also are touching the
old records. During June 103,004 tons
were shipped, as compared with 10C,-
698 in May and ->5,3S2 in April. Shipments for the first six months of the
year total 464,32?  tons.
The last shipment of s.enie 34 tons
of ore from the Union mine, in
Gloucester camp, ran about $80, according to returns from the smelter
recently received by the manager,
Lewis Johnson. The ore netted about
$5.1 a ton, and as the teaming of tbe
ore to Lynch Creek, the transporta-
ti'ni to Granby smelter charges agio egiite about $25 a t.en, the actual
valuis of tbe ore were $80. When
early shipments were made from the
Union the ore ran about this figure,
but when extensive shipments were
made from the "dump" last summer
it was found that the general run ol
tbo ore WOUld met stand such heavy
transportation charges. However, Mr.
Johnson   wall   continue   to mak	
tasional shipment! from selected ore,
Young Britisher Confronted By
Every Form of Appeal-
Girls Also Urge Them
Many and various are the ways in
which Great Britain is securing men
for her army. The lot of the youth
who has not donned the khaki is not
an easy one. He is attacked by pretty women and plain women, old women and young idrls, who one aud all
question him as to why he has uot
joined the colors. His eyes are assailed by pleading or peremptory
posters and his ears with the drone
of the bagpipes or tbe lilt of the
horns as the recruiting bands march
through the streets.
These bands collect how and where
they can. They are to be seen all over London marching stolidly along,
while little groups of men and beardless lads follow them and are finally
piped off t i tbe recruiting stations
with never a word spoken. The would-
be soldier merely falls in, and the
next thing he knows he is being examined and questioned by army in-
sjiectors. If he passes the requirements he speedily becomes a khaki-
clad soldier and buckles down to
hard work.
The most interesting feature of thc
new recruiting campaign is the number and variety of the posters. They
change from week to week, almost
from day to day. About 2'0 designers
and writers are at work upon them
in London alone.
The London of gay theatrical and
other advertising posters is a thing
of the past. Almost all the available
space is used for recruiting bills, and
of these there are large posters for
fences, and small ones for shop windows, and particularly brief ones for
taxis, busses and motor vans.
Picture Posters Successful.
The tersest one is the "Join Now!"
in reed, white and blue, which adorns
many a cab, but some taxi drivers
prefer the questions, "When Are You
Going9" or "What About You?" or,
again, the advice, i "Rally Round tbe
Flag," while one driver bas "No
Kbaki, No Kisses."
The picture posters are the most
successful in bringing recruits, tbe
designers say, and, indeed, some of
these are really stirring, as, for example, that fine group by Frank
Brangwyn, which has been so widely
reproduced—the stalwart Briton surrounded by weeping women and children.
The Nelson monument at Trafalgar
Square has its four lions holding up
four reproductions of the same highly-colored picture, a soldier and a
workman grasping hands, while underneath is inscribed "Fill Up the
Ranks, Pile Up the Munitions," and
above, "We Are Both Needed to
Serve the Country."
A poster much seen is a Gibsones-
que father with a child on each knee,
their faces turned up to his as they
ask, "Father, what did you do in the
great war7" Another variety of this
idea is a Boy Scout,making the same
embarrassing enquiry of a handsome
but harassed-looking gentleman.
There is generally a group gathered
around the, picture which shows a
house struck by a bomb and a woman
with a child at ber skirt and a babe
in her arms in the foreground, and
the query, "Men of Britain, Will You
Stand Thi6?"
Two pretty women are in the foreground of another poster, while a
line of soldiers can be seen through a
window and a notice underneath reads
"The Women of Enrland Say Go!1"
A group of marching soldiers is
watched by a crowd, and on the in-
-crijition you road, "Join the Ranks,
Don't Stand in the Crowd."
A map showing Calais, Ypres, etc.,
says, "Come Over Here. You're
Wanted." And the same injunction is
used in connection with tbe illustration of a soldi'!' shading his eyes and
looking as though for his comrades.
"If the Caps Fits Wear It" is
written across a large khaki caj). and
"Surely You Will Fight For King
and Country" has a map of England
and a portrait of King George in
place of the works, "King and Country."
Busses Are Helping
A distinct failure in recruiting poster art is the one which shows a
large and sulky lion with Borne cubs
and the declaration that the "Old
Lion Helped By the Young Lions Will
Win," this is badly drawn and colored
and without any appeal, yet for
Some reason or other it hns outstayed some of its betters.
A highly tinted portrait of Lord
Huberts bears underneath the words.
"He Did His Duty; Are You Doing
Yours'"' and a pictured group of different tyjies of mon announces that
"Every Fit Man Bhould Fight."
The omnibuses which pass recruit'
tug stations hnve recently admonish-
• e| the jiiiblic to "Follow This Uus to
the Front," and tbe whole side   of a
fence on the Kingsway was covered
with this demand in read, white and
blue lettering: "John! More Men Are
Needed at Once!" and again, "If You
Can't Join the Army Get a RccruiblT
Otber spaces display these sentences: "Each Recruit Means Quicker
Peace For England; Join To-day!"
"Halt! Go Into the Army., Help the
Boys at the Front." "Fight For
Freedom With the Strength of Free
.Men." "Young Men Wanted. Apply
at the Recruiting Otlices." "Britons,
Your Country Needs You!" You
Think a Lot of Your Pals at the
Front, But What Do Your Pals Think
of You?" and "Will You Not Help
Your Country in Her Hour of Need?"
The entire third floor of tbe Carlton Hotel bears quotations from
English heroes printed in huge letters
on boarding. On the Pall Mall side
>oii read: 'England Expects Every
Man This Day To Do His Duty" and
"No Price Can Be Too High When
Honor and Glory Are at Stake," and
on the Hayrnarket side, "Who Dies
While Kngland Lives?" and "He Gives Freely Who (lives First."
Not many people stop to read the
long quotations from the inquest on !
the Lusitania victims, which is placed all over London to rouse indignation. It is too involved and too long,
and Lord Kitchener's letter calling
for more men suffers from the same
fault for recruiting purposes.—New .
York Sun.
dissemination  of exact knowledge re-1
garding Its money value.
Recent experience in the United
States illustrates the force of economic motives. For several years, efforts were made in that country to
secure federal protection for migratory game birds. The campaign was
chiefly an appeal to sentiment and
made little headway. The proposal
was then extended to include insecti-
vorous birds, wide publicity was given to the fact that insect pests damaged crops annually to the extent of
hundreds of millions of dollars, and
within one year a popular demand,
that years of sentimental appeal had
failed to arouse, forced congress to
pass a law placing all migratory
birds under federal control. The preservation of wild life achieved the
status of a national business enterprise.
Canada's wild life is as valuable as
that of the United States. To pro-
serve it as a national asset we need
not pursue the method adopted by
our American neighbors, but we do
require to gain their sane viewpoint.
Make a Corner
Collect the Cushion
Cover Coupons with
every Chirlft Package
Trail council has given the local
Poles $!i{l to bo sent for relief work
In Poland.
An Economic. Not a Sentimental
Issue Involved in Bird Piotection
The popular impression in Canada
that the preservation of wild life is
merely a desirability, not a positive
. necessity—is fatally false and is re-
' sponsible for the serious inroads already suffered by our game resources
| Public opinion has been powerless to
check destruction and will remain so
r.B long as the campaign for wild life
protection depends upon an appeal to
sentiment for its dynamic force. No
conservation issue can progress far
on that basis. The people of this continent move most resolutely in response to economic motives, and tbe
necessary prelude to proper protection of wild life in Canada is     wider
Do you want some weeding
Doyou want your.vard cleaned up, your wood chopped, or
any old thirg?
Apply to the Boy Scouts and
they'll do it.
They want to work for money for their equipment.
Ring up any ofthe following
patrol leaders and make arrangements.
R. Lawrence, Phone 621
A. Parker at Bews* Store,
Phone 28
L. Briggs, 256
E Kincaid, 74
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It's si ill 1 iet ter policy to provide against
'.he misfortunes it may havc in store
I for you.    The surest way of protecting;
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with  a  reliable company.    The high
financial  standing anil   long business
career    of   the    Kootenay    Agencies
| makes    it    absolutely    trustworthy.
I Y'our   time   mav   lie   near   at   hand.
I Don't delay.    Tuke out a policy now.
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It will pay you to make
a call at
Fur Buyer and Exporter
Old Town     Rbvklstokb, B.C.
before buying your outfit
of working clothes for the
bush. I make a Bepecialty
of Logging shoes. Pan>ts,
Sox, Shirts, Blankflts, and
everything required in your
E. G. Burridge & Son
Plumbers and Tinsmiths
We specialize in
MetallicCoilinfcs, Cairugatod Roofing, Furnace Work and up-
to-date Plumbing
Work Shop -Connaught Ave.
Baggage Transferred
Distributing Agents and Storage
Furniture and Piano-moving a
Sjiei i a 111 y
Phone4d—276.  Nlghl Pin m-'.m
J. a. i L'Kllft
Diversion aad L'i>e.
Take n tue  Alexander Smith,
whose ad'lre.-s is Crawlord t'retk, Al-
jiuwhead, B. C,  will apply for a  lic-
jence to take and ■ >•     •     . allons   ol
I water out of Crawford I mt.,    which
i (lows Bou>th-Wetst'  ami draini    Into
Columbia  Hiver    uiout     MTSD  miles
rortb oi Arrowhead. The water   .e.   i
ite diverted from tbs    at   a
i. imt   a! o'lt    centra   oi Lot 16, iu
Township .1.    Range  29,  Section  i,
and   Will :e  us '1  for irn.ntian     ard
domi   • I -   upi h the laud des
cribed as Lot l"., taction j, Town-
■hip ll, Ral • . . ol 5th Meridian. notice wus posted on   tho
■ul ,00  tbs 2hl day ol June 191 >.
1  Copy ol this ue.tice and an applica-
t!■ n  pursuant     tb<sreto     and  to tho
"Water Act, • 1 H4," will be filed   Id
the office ol  ths Water Recorder    at.
Revelstoke.     01 e<Ctlons   to   the ap-
■   bs Bled • with  the said
Water Recorder or     with the Comptroller ol    Water Rights, Parliami
B   Idinra, Victoria,    n.  c.,i within
'flirt>  '!  fi   ,ft"rth« first appearance
of this notice  in a local newspaper.
The date r.f the first publication ol
this notice is. June 23, 1915. , IE VOUR
Ginsei ng    grown    In Ha
.i,,ie,,;.  j.  i ow  making toys for the
id    I Gem my,
:   :Ui| lis iif the  Kaslo
-  |   ,-i   onll ted tor the war.
This   s        I ickej    season     ee.
the Ski  ne  rivei  opened on  .' une 20,
i m IM D       I bee i app   nted
I-  Prince Gi ,rj e.
\   Rossland  hoi  1  n   \   runs a   free
,  Ms : uests.
i t coi - e! suicide at
th bj  cutting   his
e cherrie    .   r ■ nl lj shipped
; ■     sold . rs in  \ or
In  s   I A  •■• Ol Ij   ■ ne   ir two men are
.ft who ]    • ■       ' wheel in thai
, .    . ,        ago,
Jim e sr Burned work    ou claims on the I3abim range, In
i ■    -.   elton   listi Id .
For    -!   ■■-      I '    s    lill     Kellie    SMilley
i ail ■    • ng 1 1,1)  1,00! leet      il
lumber al the coast.
Counterfi i '-'"' ci nl pieces are being
■: ,i  in  Roi Bl ind,    an I     other
■   wns of the Interior.
.lack Klrkup is now government
agent at Nanaimo, having been
transferred trom  Alberni llus month.
Mrs. Simma ol .1 tp Inlet, Parcher
' dand, planted potatoes on April 23,
Mmt were ready tar eating on     May
Safety in the home is as necessary
e in the f cl  ry.     Care can prevent
..eciilents to the children as well   as
to the father,
All the bartenders in Rupe   belong
t.i the union, but tbey will sell a
drink to a non-union man if he has
the price, or a gilt-edged tinker.
The 48th battali in b s gone 11
Europe from Victoria. It is commanded by Col. Holmes, formerly ol
Kaslo, and Captain John L. Retal-
lack is paymaeter.
Many prospectors this Bummer are
scanning the bills   around R Bslan i
There   will     be    more   iMeeii claims
In that  district  before many  months,
as well as in the Slacan.
into can p w ith     thai  reg ment     at
\ i mon,  .'. hei e   conl iuued misconduct
ei ulteil in iiis being discharged     in
thai Anderson Bpent several days hanging aboui Vernon and
, n July i, he borrowed n horse trom
Oliver McDaugall, a halfbreed, who
has been engaged iu breaking horses
for the I    in camp at \M r n a.
I le I-.! all thai  mc wanted to
go lee Lui s ■ '■" miles away, to lo iii
; ir a job. He rode out ot Vernon the
same May, but Instead ot si nding I
horse Mack trom Lumby he conl inui d
to Edgewood byway of tlie Moishee
trail, in iving there about noon on
Wednesday, July M Hi ri he sold the
borse te. William Johnston tor $90,
receiving a check on the Royal ban'
in Nelson tor ^v" and tho balance in
j   ni hi   '    arrlvi el    in
i he i' i 1 put up ;et  one "I the ho
tels, and nej I >l iy cashed lus check.
When irrrsted on Saturday morning
be wns in an Intoxb ate 1 c nit on
; iid exclaimed to the officer, "Shoot
me. 1 mlgh! ms well Hie now as later.'
When se irehed the bu' i ol ahout Jl.'.
was tound e.n him and it is though!
thai he i-i eni the i alance ol the
money he received Irom Johnston on
a carouse.
li s irresl wns brought about by
McDougall, the Indian Irom whom he
borrowed the horse, following him up
when the animal was not returned to
him. McDougall followed him as far
ies Lumby and ther" tound that he
1. ul gone. Further on be was informed that a man and horse answering
the description bad been seen going
toward Edeewood. He was told thai
ihe man was wearing a soldier's hat
and had said that he was a sergeant
on leave ■>; absence fiom the camp.
When McDougall arrive! in Edge-
wood he found his horse in thc poa-
esslon of Jeohnston and swore out a
warrant Ior Anderson-s arrest. Provincial Constable J. M. Smith of
Nakusp wired the city police department at Nelson and his arrest followed.
Constable Smith, who arrived in
the city last night states that he was
informed by Johnston that the man
who sold him the horse was wearing
a soft brown slouch hat, but it is
believed that he is the same men who
was described as wearing a sold er's
hat earlier in the dav.
Never waa there bo much news in
the world. It is an increasing problem, it Is a problem first Ior thc
er, to get all ol the essential n. ws in, and a probli m then for
the reader, which ol it to slight in
order thai he may have some time
remaining in which to perioral h b
shi i' oi tb • day's work. II there
were nothing else to do, one coold \
upend all of on i'b conscious i Ime
just reading the news. The i ui n1 Itj
of it thai can be put Into one Issue
of the New Vork 'Times' is aboui
tOO,00 I words. That is e nial to a
full-grown book. For a variety ol intei I'M . tor color, tor .ill eii the quali-
ttes thai go into the creation ot bu
man Interest, no book could begin to
match it.
In oue  Issue this   week  the number
tl I mh . ne felt,    obliged    to
lead ill an attentive  manner,  just to
keep  up with  the world,   was enough
to amaze even newspaper makers,   tt
Almonds, per lb 25
Braz'ils,  per tb 2'j
Fresh killed beef, retail .OSfii.'JTeJ
Pork, retail    18® .22
vlutton,  retail         V2Un  .25
Veal   retail         I34(i} .27
Hams,  retail,   23@
Bacon,  retail   '28 n
Chicken, retail   22®
es, retail   l'2\ti
Turkey, per lb	
3ecse,  per lb  .25
Thicks, per 11) 25
Lard, 3 lbs 00
Lard, 5 lbs 90
Granulated B. C. Cane
ICO  tb,  sack    $8.r>0
Lump sugar, 2 lbs	
Gran. B.C. 20 tb. sack, 	
Brown  sugar, 3tbs	
Byrnp,  maple,  bottle 	
, gallon     1
i|     c mh, per lb	
.     .'.10
... 1.75
.25(3  .35
Hi nej,  Itb. |ara	
Robin Hood    $'2.50
11, &  K.  Bread Hour  2..MO
Five  I'os'S  2.50
included a dramatic reorganization of  Lake of thc Woods, bag  2.50
the British ministry In the midst    ol   1:">:''1  Household	
war, a call by Lord    Kitchener     Ior   Purity Flour	
ie     o  more volunteers,  a great vie-   King's Quality	
lory  by the Teutonic allies over   the |                     VEGETABLES
Russians In Galicia, a discussion     tn  Cucumbers, each	
Berlin of the American note to   Germany  on the  sinking  of  the  'LUBlto
Radishes, 3 bunches for
Creen Peas, 'i lbs. for ..
Alexander Graham  Bell that     in the  Turnips, per 11) 04
future men at great distances   would   Celery,  tier lb "Ir>
think   together     by     means of wire  Cauliflower, each 10 and .25
coils around their     heads, theatrical DAIR7 PRODUCTS
developments In the trial of a    con- ^ creameryi lb  i85 @ M
spiracy charge brought by the Rlggs  ^^ dairyj per „. 30
National  bank of Washington against    .pw Zealand    _.  45
nia,'  Germany's     acceptance of  war parsley, per bunch 	
with Italy ms at last inevitable, a re- jiry, onions, 5 lbs. for
volution In Portugal,  a question     .is rinbbnire. local, each ..
to  whether  the  'Transylvania'      was \ew Potatoes, lb	
chased  by a German  submarine,  are- Head Lettuce, 3 for ...
view   of the fleet in New York harbor Tomatoes, lb	
by  President Wilson,  a prediction  by New Carrots, tli	
The conduct of the Austrian prisoners of war. who arc building the
Monashee wagon road is highly satisfactory. Tbey d 1 their work well, and
give no trouble t 1 the guarhs.
Mi" Ha-.el Fleener, formerly ol
Kaslo is now soloist In one ot the
leading churches In Minneapolis, an.l
will sing at man;     concerts    ln the
•    I   St..tes  this   year.   Miss   Fleener studied music m Germany
the  war. and w 11     y t    make  Kaslo
W. A.  Bmlth writing   to his
ler in  Rossland, from  the  mouth   ol
bell in Frence says, that they
tared  several  woun led   ' I 1
Giers, twei
ly  their  own  officers,   because     they
refused  t >  M v  n t   1
1,oble 1
Alth   ijjrfa  the general
that tl '   Lake div ll
high grade
that   r-.-' -    will     Me
I ..
' thi
Nakusp District Schools
Discuss Money Matters
NMikusji. B.C.,  July 17.—The annual
meeting "I the Nakusp school   board
took  place Saturday morning.     The
il   reports Bbowed  ill-,  nn hand,
with .rn advance from    the   govern
ment  ol il      Trustee  Edwards read
a report    showing     au     amount of
due trom tu.- govern-
•   toi   I ixes.     R. A.  Quance was
I        L.J. K'l
wards,   whose   term >!    and
who ha.; expressed hi       tention     of
- elected  .-.
ting 31,000 I
•    .
1 • -       r-
■Mt.      1.
showing that
: t beei
to     the
I      in
the secretary of the treasury and ot
hers, and Mr. Roosevelt in his very
best manner denouncing Mr. Barnes
in the celebrated libel case. Any one
of these topics in ordinary times
would be interesting enough to 'lead
the paper' with. When so much happens all at one time one thing competes with another for position, and
what might once have been a front
page feature is lucky to get its display on the last page.
If you draw a parallel between the
mind and the daily newspaper you
will see. The capacity of the mind to
leceivc impressions may be increased
ly attention, but it is nevertheless
limited, and when the number of impressions presenting themselves greatly exceeds that limit, the mind must
j.ick and choose. It unconsciously
adopts a new scale of values. Everything is relative. Impressions that
would have been very interesting and
welcome at one time are excluded
attention hecause others more
mterestinz and important take their
I laces. So the newspaper, by adding
two eer four paces on a' hie news
and by 'cutting everything
down,' can increase its capacity for
tresenting news, but when it has
increased it to the utmost and there
.re news that it can print,
.■us to ch'i'.se and to eliminate,
and a new scale ■,( values is created
ly necessity.
vfll  end. The pressure     of
md thinking will  abate. What
then0 That is an interesting; question.
a  long time   people
will havi eition    that
ind will see casu-
ati in ••. new perspective.
Cheese, Canadian, per lb 30
j /heese,  Can.  Stilton, lb. .30
i :'lieese, Imp.  Stilton, lb. .CO
Eggs, local new laid, doz. .25 to .30
;Bran, ton   $30.00
j Wheat, ton    55.00
I Oats, ton  50.00
Parley, ton      50.00
Hay, ton  20.00
Shorts, ton     45.00
•   being placed
k to raise funds
the    soldiers     at
Coal mining rights of the Dominion
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Al
terta, the Yukon Territory, thi
North-west Territories and in a por
tion of the Province ol British Co
lumbia, may be issued for a term ol
twenty-one years at an annual rental ol $1 an acre. Not more than
2,500 acres will be leased to one ap
Application for lease must be made
by the applicant in person to th»
Agent or Sub-Agent of the district
in which the rights applied for art
The lease will Include the coal mln
ing rights only, but the lessee maj
be permitted to purchase whatever
available surface rights may be con
eldered necessary for the working ol
tbe mine at the rate ol 110.00 ae
In surveyed territory the land must
te described by sections, or legal
subdivisions ol sections, and tn un
surveyed territory the tract applied
for shall     be staked out by tbe    ap
•     '
. 1 would
This   mat-
ef ti \l   Paulls. I. -I.
- -■
A-hen ''   Turnmc ■   ■ :   Ther-
..f excltei
their v     ■ • iri      01 <>    purt-/
in, Information received   (rom   tb-. , p,ura]
provincial   police  al   Nakusp, Nelson , l|:i..„     ,h„
""   Med  ,n annuled   ti,.' members of tbe
.'.ai'i are no •       B   i(ambling,     I
urn!   V,    Turrimefifl.
Bllver ' .'■.nc,    and      p
gold  and   c .i^it    as   wpu-
Soldier Arrested on
Horsestealing Charge
[licant hlmsell.
m      Each application must be accompan
be  led by a fee of $5 which will    he re
Premiel      lak<BS   funded  if the  rights  applied for   ar*
not available, but   not otherwise,   A
royalty    shall    be   paid on the mer
chantable output of the mine at tht
late  of   live  cents  per ton.
The person operating the mine shall
■furnish the Agent with sworn return!
nkuig   accounting  for the full    quantity    ol
terned   merchantable coal mined and   pay tht
•i,.    lovalty   thereon    If  the Coal  mining
•M- the
• ■    • king foi        11 e'SH. .1
'   I th.
• irday aire t• <i 1 ,• orgs Anders en
■who was discharged from tbs
1 ittalion at Vernon on .June 80 t"r
misconduct, on a charge of born
stealing, Chief Long of the city force
tnrn"d bis prisoner '.ver u, the pro
-uncial police who art holding bin,
while an Investigation is being made
nto bis ncord.
It Is believed  thnt   taderion   enme
Montana to Fernie wheie he en-
1.rait   M ai     , .'  ,   K.or.   l.'.c
 elO-jJ        .50
Lemons, pe          M
'iranees, navel,    from  25 to ,W
'Javei Oranges      fin
.'■s,  p"i   lb 15
Raspberries, 2 boxes f'«r  25
ipple, ■• "ii      '.30
rights are not being operated, such
leturns should he furnished at least
once a year.
For full Information application
Should be made to the Secretary ol
thn Depart ment of the Interior, Ot-
"ftwa, or to the Agent or Hub Agent
of Dominion  I.nnds.
W.  W.  OOBY
. . ■ 1 Right.
<   •; '.r ii    (to    toldlOT    reporting
Hick 1 —What')   tlm  mutter with  yon''
Tommy Atklni Pain in my babdo
Corporal Hahdomen be 'angedl
Btomlek, you mean, it's bonly bulb
-Leted with the   ittb battalion, yoing   (ers ns 'as habdomena.
, Figs, Cooking.   .'|ti«    for
Dates, Hallow!,  ... ...
Dates, VnTii. L'liiH  for ...
Dromedary, pkg	
Walnuts. California, per lb
Wn/luutH, Grenoble	
Pecans, per lb	
Filberts, per Ib	
2   lbs   for  .25
.    .85
n< >Tic :b :
The Thorobred Government
Clydesdale Stallion
No. 18708
By Imported Brown Spots; Dam
illipolti .1    Evil's  lb lie.  Will stlllld
for lervloe for 1016 a! Macdon-
ell's Ranoh. Tern a sim at time
of sei vice, wil h rei ui n pi Ivilegei
Preserving Season Now in Full Swing
And we will be able in two  weeks to supply
you with the finest Okanagan Apricots.
Also Strawberries antl Raspberries are arriving
We have a new Fruit Jar in stock, same price
as old style, and much superior quality.
War is declared on our stock of
Tea and Coffee, see our window
for specials.
$1 Buys 3 lbs,
While this lot lasts, and as another advance is predicted In the
near future we would advise putting by a few pounds.
Phone 41 HOBSON '3 Box 734
Why are we selling- more bread?
There must be a reason.
Let Us Tell You Why
Just comjiare a loaf of ours with
any other aind we are absolutely
mire yon will use the best, then
you will know why.
Shamrock Hams
and Bacon
Made from selected hogs—in the most modem plant in the
West Government inspected—appro\ed by careful housewives everywhere. SHAMROCK IS THE SEAL OF SUPERIORITY, and this applies equally to Lard, Butter, Eggs,
Sausuge—wherever it appears.
Strictly ifirst-Class
Rooms—Single, en Suite, and with Bath
Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Co., Ltd.
Importers and Wholesale Dealers.
Manufacturers of Aerated Waters
Agents for Calgary Beer
Jack Laughton, Proprietor First Street, Revelstoke, B. C
J. Albert Stone, Proprietor
Suitably furnished with the
choicest the market affords.
Best Wines, Liquors and
Cigars. Rates $1 a day.
Monthly rates.
lU'volstoke Lodge
No. 1085
Bfeeta every second
and Fourth Tuesday
in the Selkirk Hall.
Visiting Brethren are cordially invited.       ALLAN K. FYKE, Die.
Bear Rugs Mounted. Fori cleaned
and Dressed..
85 Second St., Revelltoke, B. O.
M-acts  every    Wednesday evening
at    8  o'clock,    ln SdUUk HaU.
Visiting    brothers   cordially Invited.
R. GORDON, 0. O.
A. F. and JL. II.
Regular Meetings are held lm
New Masonic Hall on the Fourth
Monday in each mouth at t p.m.
Visiting brethren art cordially
ROBT. GORDON,  Bseratary
I. O. O. F.
Meets every Thursday evening la
Selkirk Hall at 8 o'clock. Visiting brethern cordially invited.
JAMES MATHIE. Secretar...
All kinds of Repairing neatly done
Best Sand Shoes for children
Boots, Shoes, Trunks,
Valises, Suit Cases,
Bags, Pack Sacks,
Pack Straps, Whips,
Armstrong & Co.
The Leather Goods Store
II you want what you want when you
want it try Mail-Herald Want Adi WEDNESDAY,  JULY 21, 1915.
Was Made Great Progress in
Last Few Decades —
Best to Come
Not very long ago tlie pojmlur idea
ef Siberia was tbat it was a vast
snow-covered waste, and that tbe
.tracks across its lonely and frigid ex-
i anse were marked by the bones of
convicts and exiles wbo died ou tbeir
way to the living death of the dis-
> -mt prisons.
Jn  reality   .Siberia    is a very different place from that generally imagined—-it is a vast granary, a great timber region,  a country   rich in     gold
■ nd  other  metals  and  minerals.      In
ne  particular  the  pi [Hilar  idea     is
;orrect—the vastness of Siberia.     It
is half a continent rather    than     a
iountry,  comprising as it does     the
vh.eie hinterland '»f Asia.    It is    a
vast  zone,  with an    area     half     as
irge again as that '>r    Europe    or
Canada, ami a population little more
•ban that nf LondonI
The Real Siberia.
The real  Siberia is  in     many     rejects  not   unlike    Canada.      In  the
south  between tbe  Urals  ami     Lake
Baikal      there    is a vast  area—some-
thing like  half a million  sijuare miles
ef splendid agricultural land,    much
■ jf which bas a very fertile     soil     in
■vhich  it   is possible   to   raise heavy
rops "f wheat ami other grain. Then
northwards is tii.' trreat forest   zone,
i belt of dense    woods nearly 2,000
miles  wide     and     stretching .   right
.  icross     Asia.     Further     north still
Siberia extends far beyond the Arctic
■IMrcle and  winter seldom relaxes   its
icy  grip,  there be.nor    no vegetation
■-ave moss and   lich.'n  on these     deflate tundras.
The story of Sibera, as we know it
day, may be said to    have     begun
with the advance of the  Cossacks of
J en ak.      the     Russian     freebooter,
.(■■•■ '-.s the Urah in 1580.     Of course,
there   weie     aborigines,    YeneseUns,
yedes,  Kirghiz,     ami    Mongols,
vho prol ably penetrated into   Siberia
inder'. Khan,  but they   were
is, and their descendants     still
r    iver this vast  Asiatic binter-
I   it  their own    sweet  will.     But
from the end of the sixteenth century
inwards Siberia    attracted     by the
■f      its    fiirhearing  animals,
. ef  Russian  hunter:-      who
x; I  red   the  Country,      traced     the
first footi^ths and tracks,  and built
tbe first  rude houses tn    the   wilder-
Very early in it-^ history     Siberia
■   ial r I  !:v  tor Russian
prisoni rs,   :eiie| during    those     early
lays there tl.e exiles  had undoubtedly to undergo terrible hardships     in
ting   tn nertdous .li.-tances loaded  with chains and urged on by brut-
llerj   through the rigors of   the
-   i    ,:•. winter.     During the    nineteenth century the number of     convicts averaged 20,000 per annum, and
the sum total   >f human misery    was
ertaittly very irreat.    But with     the
building of tbe Trans-Siberian     rail-
.■■ rs became things   of
ast,   ind the transportation    of
i ns. tiers has in faet almost entirely
• .'.sej,
T  '   IM.rly Settlers.
The Rus8lanization .ef Siberia    was
it  first  a glow  process.   Tbe  Russian
.' rnment  sent parties  of  Cossacks
si ttle on thc frontiers, and    also
lispatched nunVoers of peasants,   who
however,  bound to settle  iu aped places ami    maintain     communications.      With  these exceptions
the emigration of Russian subjects to
Siberia   was fir a    long  time forbid-
len. Despite this official prohibition,
owever, the oppression of tbe serfs,
religious persecutl in, ami the desire
ii ipe conscription, drove many
people to escape into the Siberian
Wilderness. Since the emancipation of
the serfs in im l emigration has been
steadily Increasing, the peasantry of
• whole Russian village often emigrating er, bloc. Thun while tbe Russian
government studded Siberia with
forts, the Russian peasant emigrants
rilled in the intervening spaces. The
Russian population of Siberia in 1709
.'.as only 160,000 and in l»"'.l half a
million, but in I't]'.' it was over six
•.•nillioiis or more than SO per cent, of
tbe whole  population.
Its  Wonderful  Railway.
The nerret of the remarkable progress of Siberia m recent years, and
a most Important factor iu its future
development, Is, of course, the creat
Trans Siberian railway, one of the
greatest works ever carried out by
the bands of man! To ^ay It la E,449
miles long, and cost 88 millions sterling is to give little Ml"., of the vast-
anil Importance ol i in' undertak
ear. Originally suggested i.y an
Englishman, a definite offer to build
et "'- certain terms wis Laid before
i be Russian government My se i i ei
terprlslng Americans. Hut tb Rus
.inn government iii-.'i.i••■) t> .t it must
be o national pi cl   The    present
erar, when Grand Duke Nicholas,  cut
the first sod at Vladivostok in 1891,
and within seven years railhead bad
reached from Chelyabinsk in the Urals
to Irkutsk, 3,371 miles east of Moscow. In nine years 3,375 miles of new
line had heen laid, or at the rate of
over a mile a day. The railway includes no less thun 30 miles of
bridges, some like that over the
Yenesei, over half a mile long. Lake
Baikal offered a great obstacle to
the connection of the Siberian line
with the section built westward from
Vladivostok. This break was linked
up by a huge steam ferry which car-
lied the trains across this huge inland sea and in winter broke the ice
at the same time. The railway has
now, however, been continued round
the southern end of Lake Baikal despite the difficult nature of the mountainous country. Altogether the
Trans-Siberian railway has been a
tremendous undertaking, and one that
may never be remunerative in a
commercial sense, as on account of
the immense distances and sparse
populati >n, fares anil freights have
to be very low. But it pays an indis-
pensable and very vital part in the
development ol the vast agricultural
and mineral resources ol Siberia,
Advice is Given
to Poultry Breeders
In a circular issued by the British
Columbia Poultry association is sonic
information of value to the city lot
poultry breeders and farmers who
keep fowls as a side line, regarding
the danger of marketing fertile eggs.
The circular says:
"Now tbat the breeding season is
ut an end, it is important that all
breeding males should be removed
from the pens, and either killed, sold
or isolated. It is not true that hens
1 will uot lay so well when there is
not a male present. On the contrary,
in most instances the presence of
male fowls tends to reduce the egg
"Last year, it was estimated that
over $3,000,000 was lost in the Dominion through fertile e.'gs being marketed, lt does not take a much higher temperature than 70 decrees to
ttart incubation, and this temperature is often considerably exceeded in
store windows. When fertile eggs are
exposed to this beat, it does not take
long for incubation to start. This
loss may be cut down by removing
ihe male bird. Infertile eggs may become stale and musty when exposed
to strong odors, lint they can never
. t into the condition in which fertile eggs are often found when broken by the consumer.
"There is another reason why the
nale birds should be got rid of at
the end of the breeding season, and
that is because it is expensive to
teep them three or four months before disposing of them. If marketed
i arly they should net a few cents a
pound more, and save the 50' or 6!|
cents' worth of feed which would be
needed to keep them until fall. During the hot weather eggs should be
collected at least twice daily and
store them in a cool, sweet place (an
egg shell is very porous, and egu's
will quickly take up any foul smells
or odors i. when marketing be sure
the cardboard fillers are sweet. dry
and clean, and lastly, m irket  clean.
LOeid sized. ei'L'S as often as possible."
France bas     Signally     honored the
memory of the author of "Le Marseillaise," the se.n- that is sup-
l-osed to be tbe greatest expi
of a nation's soul that ever wu composed. It is a song that can thrill
audiences who have no French blood
.;. their veins, and who nothing .ef the French IM ■ . It is
a wonderful outpouring of genius,
but in our idmiratlon for tin great
: itlonal My n we ought not to forget that we i. ■ ■ gre ■ f our
own. We have indeed two of the
reatesi ver written, and in
"God Save tin. King" we have music
which, according to H. E. Krehbiel,
the noted musical authority wh.j
writes in the New Yi rk TriMune, is
"the supreme example and perfect
I model of a national hymn," and one
whose melody bas been adopted by
half the civilized people of the world.
But Britons have a greater song,
: nil one which does n it fear comparison with the "M . ," generally supposed tee i the ..-reatest
tic song ever composed. This
is "Rule, Britannia."
A Wonderful Hymn.
lu   Ins review   of thl
of the warring natioi a Mr,  K
to     "Ruli    Bi first
i lai b. Robert   3i uthey sal    I    I     it
I       the
' ounti r so lo       i i tained
her    political     po* Bee!
Mt the    tuna  worthy ol varia-
from  his  Imni.    Wai-ner      Paid
thai  the first eight i   tes I     Red the
British national character, and wrote
in overture to it, and Thomas At-
wood, one of Mozart's favorite
pupils, used the melody in a coronation anthem. "The finest national
song possessed by any nation" was
the verdict passed upon it by W.
Barclay Squire, a competent judge.
•Rule, Britannia," is tbe real national song of the British empire, for
it is Neptune's trident that iB Britain's sceptre, and a song of the sea
is the real song of the nation. Upon
August 1 an anniversary of the first
public rendering of "Rule, Britannia," will occur, for it was upon this
cay of the year 1740 that it was first
heard. Whether it made any impression upon this occasion we do not
know, but it was not long afterwards that the people had adopted
it, and from then till now it bas remained the great British war hymn.
Words by Thomson.
The occasion of its presentation
was a fete In Cliveden, Bucks, to the
l'rince eef Wales in honor of the ac-
cession of the House of Hanover to
the Uritish throne. Among other performances was presented a masque
called "Alfred," the authors of which
\.■■ : <■ Ja es Thomson, remembered
as the author of "The Seasons," and
David Mallet, a Scotchman, not remembered at all. In the course of
the play, if such it might lie called,
there was a jiiece sung by a bard.
There were six verses of it, four of
them being as follows:
When Britain tirst, at Heaven's command,
Arose from out the azure main,
Tbis was the charter of the land,
And  guardian   angels     sang     this
Rule,  Britannia, rule the waves,
Britons never  will  be slaves.
The  Nations not so blest as thee
Must   in their  turn to tyrants fall;
While thou sbalt flourish    great   and J
The dread and envy of them all.
Rule. Britannia, rule the waves,
Britons never will be slaves.
The haughty tyrants ne'er shall tame
Al!   their   attempts   to   bend   thee'
Will but arouse thy gen'rous Same, ■   I
But work     their woe    and   thy renown.
Rule,  Britannia, rule the waves,    J
Britons never will be slaves.
The Muses,  still with freedom found,
Shall to thy happy coast repair.
Elest isle!      with     matchless beauty
And manly hearts to guard the fair.
Rule, Britannia, rule the waves,
Britons never will he slaves.
An Unrecognized Genius.
So came "Rule, Britannia." The
Prince in whose honor the entertain- .
ment was given has long heen forgot-
ten, if never tie was remembered. It
is recorded that he made a handsome present to a Spanish dancer
who enlivened the proceedings, but
he as well as the other distinguished
guests was unaware tbat they listened that afternoon to a song which :
British neople will never forget. Indeed, it was not until some years
iater that anyone took the troujde to
nnd out wbo had written the music oi
tbe son..-. It was then discovered that
tbe honor was due to a Dr. Anne, a
young English musical genius, who
later won contemporary fume by his
musical settings of several Shakespearean plays.      as well as Milton's '
C !:.;.-." Seine of his Bon^s are
still sum:, but never before or nfter-
ward did he produce anything like
"Rule Britannia." For the words
credit is due to Thomson, though
Mallet, when the soul- grew in
popularity, tried to claim a joint.
Britain's Great   War Hymn.
In the course of time there occurred c. : or variants of tbe
no le words .ef    Thomaon, although
BlC,     I        ::.-■•,   rea,ained      uu-
M   What  was oriirinally an  In-
"Britannia,     rule    the
avi -     ■ >-.-.'.   ■  the assertion,   "Brinies tl '   WaVl s   . and      the
■ I not   Me":.     sum: long  when
thi    '•   rd     "never"     was     repented,
wh:ch     helped to raise theseine     toi
>«.  In     the     curse    of time
Britannia," crossed  the     Atlantic and was seized  by an      author:
:eplied  the  mm     I     "Rise, Co-
It   was also     crabbed      by
if      hymns     and ba-     : B<sn
Ui tless times.  Let uh   all '
be pri  id,  h owever,     that  it remains j
♦he finest national song possessed by i
f-ny nation, as Squire said, and   the
creat  wartime hymn of the   Uritish
Wheat harvest   is under way in ;e,,ne
parti   if the Okanagan,
Kicht  men interned at Fernie were
Wednesday when  upon in-
ation they were found     to    be
Czechs,  a tribe of Bohemians friendly
:   thi   . ;ePS.
Efforts are'being   made   by   the
In Nelson, Pentlcton
.'ind Princef' n  to hnve a    mail      rat
■   on  the  Kettle Valley railway
ii   Midway  and  Sper.n-'s Bridge,
Revelstoke's Departmental Store
We Aim to Cive Maximum
Wear at a Minimum Price
These hot days you will find the store much
more comfortable in the mornings.    During the Cash Sale   it  will
be advisable to shop early to avoid the crowd.
Hair Pins
A big parcel that usually sells
for 20c. a parcel,  now   5c.
Wash Dresses
A talde of women, misses and
children's Wash Dresses, some
jtreat pickici: in this lot at
each  $1.00
Bed Spreads
A great hip, heavy, pure
white Cotton Bed Spread, made
to sell at twice the price. Bargain da>'6, the price .... S1.00
Pieces of Linen
An assortment of white fancy
pieces of linen, a trifle soiled;
look them over you will tind
some bargains in this lot   25c.
Cotton Wash Goods
All our odd patterns will t: i
during the three days cash bargain sale at,  per yard ....   10c.
2  packages Hair Pihs    10c.
Needle Books,     5c.
Children's  Vests   15c.
2   jikgs,  Hooks and F.yeB,     5c.
12 yards Tape    5c.
12 yards Torchan Lace,     25c.
Women's Wash Skirts   50c.
Summer Sheeting
A  special in 72 inch summer
Bheeting  25c.
A lot of ladies handkerchiefs,
Some have initials, you may
ni it get yours, but that is the
reason you can buy 20c. ones
now bargain days for     10c.
Boy's Wash Suits
To fit boys from 1 to 7
years. All the SI.50 to S2.50
ones are now  51.00
Men's Furnishing and Shoe Dep't
Tkree Days' Real Bargains for Cash
Don't miss these snaps.     Goods offered are cheaper
than you ever thought of.    Just a few of them below
Men's Working Raincoat—Just the thing for the man whose work takes him out of
doors.    Extra heavy material and workmanship.     Sale price, each $7.50
Men's Combinations — Extra fine white Egyptian cotton     Long sleeves and legs.
Price, a suit 90c
Fancy Hose—Fancy lisles and cashmeres, including Jaegar.   Pair 35c. 3 :". >r. . . .$1.00
Children's Light-weight Jerseys—No sleeves, light colors.     Sale price, each... .25c
Women's Oxfords—A big line all out on the table.    Pair $2.00
Youths' Running Shoes—A snap, sizes i i to 2.    Cash Sale price, pair 50c
Misses' Boots -A tableful at $1.25
Men's Oxfords —Abnut 30 pairs     1 Ugh grade, Sale price  $2.75
Grocery and Crockery Department
Fresh Stock of Pickles Just Arrived
Mixed, Gherkins, White Onions and Walnut in pint bottles; Chow-chow, Mixed and
Walnuts in quart bottles.
Crosse & Black well Chutney, quart
bottles, 65c: pint bottles, 35c; 4-pint bottles, 25c.
HEINZ' Sweet Mixed, Sweet Gherkins,
Chow-chow, Mixed, sour, and Gherkins,
sour, in pint bottles. Heinz' Sweet Gherkins in bulk sold in the pint or quart.
STEVENS' Pickles, pt. and qt bottles,
Gherkins, pint bottles. Pin Money. Mellon Mansja and Sweet Mixed Pickles.
Pickled Beets.
DOM, SEN ft Co. Mantfol^Sweet Sliced
Chutney; quart buttles, 75c; pint bottles,
Specials for Friday and Saturday
Bulk Soda Biscuits, per lb., 10c.   Wheat Flakes, per pk>?.. 15c.   Powdered Blue, per btl., 10c
Ceylon Tea, extra quality, 3 lbs. for $1.00     Bean Coffee, ground fresh, 3 Ibs. $1.00
Bomaby Chutner' per bottle, 20c. Mangol Chutney, per bottle, 20c. fAGE SIS
WEDNESDAY,   JULY 21, 1913
Miss Myrtle Newbj ot Vancouver is
visiting her sister Mrs. Lyle.
H. 1). Buchanan of Winnipeg registered at the Hotel Revelstoke on
G. ffadj oi Revelstoke, was registered   at the Columbia on Monday.—
Golden Star.
I'M p, Quinn oi Vancouver was
among the guests at the Hotel RevelBtoke e.n Mi uday.
Among the guests at the King Edward hotel "ii Monday was Mrs.
Crow of Slocan City,
Sam McMahon ji , left    this
ing for Kamloops to join the stafl of
the L02nd 11 ."..• ei t   is bugler.
Dr, Gordon ■ : Fii Id lias receivi d a
commission in thi 54th Kootenay regiment  now in  can p at Venti in.
Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Dill of Nelson
were .it the King Edward Motel an
Sunday on their way to Vernon.
i  i ,,;. Howard I    i ■-, o! the 102nd
regiment,  K         ips is visiting    at
liis lie ' lor    a    few
An eshi n ot samples of the work
of K..M. Bell-Smith is to he seen in
tlie windows of the Sturdy Hardware company.
Domenick Orgnacco, l.ouis Barlo-
lotte and Ricard Gauzini left on
Monday tor Edmonton where they
will join a  military 1 and.
tin Sunday last, tl.e brethren of
Gold Range lodge, Knights of Py-
thcas, observed decoration day. The
graves ol departed brethern at the
cemetery were decorated with flow-
The tickets toi the cushion in R.
Howson .V Co.'s window givm hy
Miss Woodland, the pi iceeta ol which
are feet the R id Cross fund, will he
drawn for oi Friday at 4 o'clock in
11, ews. m's store.
The Okanagan Jam Company,
Limited, of Summerland, has made
r.u assignment for the benetit of
creditors tie" assignee being ■•
• n C. Kelly, d th >t place. There is
to he a n I'etitu- ol creditors at his
ottice on July 23,
J. M. Dudley,    international  .rail-
!  .ml   Bel ' •"   ' '.'•       "'       Y.M.C MA
Monday  In  Revi He is on     a
i .s.nisp     trip I
Mr. Thomson I
. impanied   bim   is   lu  as ll lcj
on his Journey - ath.
'.   aid   be   re   .
:•■ ikee    ■    I
The   ! '     "
ny ol ■"  which : . •
i entraet   f.>r
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prises     m      i i
Druwlnr  '  •   ' f r
child! r,.
PRIDAY      111 I       in  t*
j-npi n"",rdy Hearts nnd Flumes.   The  Old   Doctor    I
Tho Ffirtn.    Thr nth n  Kno'-
SAT'TITHY v    •
pdy 'eft'"- 1n  the world, t'hnr-
l<y Dhaplin in The Ctinmplon.
\li-s ['acker left on Monday night
(eii her way to England.
.1. CM Brady of Golden was at the
Hotel  Revelstoke on Tuesday.
G. S. McCarter left this morning
on a business trip to Calgary.
A Finn of San Praucisco registered
at the  King Edward yesterday.
B. P. Olive of Calgary registered
at  the Hotel Revelstoke yesterday.
T Kilpatrick and W.B. Poole are
inspecting their mining properties in
the  Big  Bend.
iM  s.  Lcnnie and R.w. Lennie    of
■ .   'iver  were  at  the  Hotel Revel-
61 ike on  Monday.
A, A. Cole of Blomming, Minn.,
was a guest at. the King'Edward
■   '.'■! on Monday.
A rich strike of silver U a.l ore Is
reported from the claim ol E.     Mc-
Be .n on (Miines creek.
H. L. Breakey of Mission Junction
has joined the stall of the Canadian
Bank of Commerce.
. Miller and J.E. .Stephenson of
Edmonton registered at the King
Edward hotel on Sunday.
Capt. J.H. Hamilton, M.D. and
Capt. R. Green left on Sunday morning to rejoin their regiment at Vernon.
Mayor W.A,. Fo  te and Mrs. Foote.
Mr.   and Mrs.  A. E.   Kiucaid,   J.   G.
Barber aid     YvM   H. Pratt left    this
ong for St. Leon.
Among last wicks contrihutions to
the Red Cross society were three
pairs "f socks from Mrs. Gibson of
Arrowhead and two pairs from Mrs.
Kendrick of Arrowhead.
Mr. and Mrs. Singer and children
came .en Sunday from the south, Mr.
Singer left this morning for Edmonton. Mrs. Singer and children will
visit tor a couple^ .f months with her
i  Mrs. J.J, Woodland.
Tl e  British Columbia 1:
pletc and among its     of-
ficers ai>   Capt.  .I.N. Taylor of Golden, and        •    m    P. Hal nln  I
Wilmer; als    !     . .     and
itrons of the 11
thi   I    irista ,it  | ii-     li itei
v were Mi
' uf Great   Falls,
I Mrs.  E.E.   Hi i-
'.'  IS    M. \
IT. Park
f Lob Ane
Fred Young left on Saturday on a
business trip to  Vancouver.
F. B. Hume of Wilmer was at the
Hotel Revelstoke on Tuesday.
J. H. Glass of Penticton registered
at  the Hotel Revelstoke on Monday.
Mrs. W. H. Morris of Banff, was a
guest at the Hotel Revelstoke yesterday.
CM C. Snowdem of Calgary was a
guest at the Hotel Revelstoke on
H. T. Aitkins of Sheep Creek was
a guest at the King Edward hotel
ou Monday.
Thc road camp on the automobile
road was moved higher up the mountain  this morning.
J.T. Waterson and F.W. Walker of
Vancouver were guests at the Hotel
Revelstoke yesterday.
Among the' guests at the King Edward hotel on Sunday were Mr. and
Mrs. W.H.  Ditzler of Bluflton,  Ind.
The Women's Auxiliary of St.
Peter's church is holding a garden at
home at the rectory next Tuesday
i ight.
Sergt. Cleland received news yesterday of the death of his mother
Mrs. George Cleland at Bathgate,
S. McMahon received a telegram
this morning from Fred McMahon, D.
Co., ."ilth battalion, as follows: "Arrived Montreal safe, leaving on
Corstcian tonight."
F. M. Bell Smith the noted artist
went up the automobile road thi;
morning with A.B. McCleneghan. He
was entranced with the view and
made a sketch of the scene from the
Tha death occurred at the tunnel
hospital on July 13 of Charles
Hageberg of Bear Creek. The funeral
took place from the undertaking parlors of R. Howson & Co., yesterday
morning at 10.3: . Rev. Lashley Hal!
Sergt. John Ferguson, writing to
George Ross from the steamer Grampian says: "The left half of the 4bth
Mattalion C.E.F. ('.nil train) wish to
thank their friends at Revelstoke for
the splendid Bend ofl they were given
when passing through on their long
journey eastward."
H in. Th ■ T lylor minister of
I ailv.-.r fori.."d  that the
on     thc Pacitic
■  Eastern railway has progressed to a point     11 miles beyond Lil-
ntrj d  by     this
- very productive
and there are many Indications   that
ly  ''e a rush of    get-
■  -hat locality.
tween tha Pirates and the High
school. The game was a little late in
starting as the teams had some difficulty in fielding players. The High
school had tbe first time at bat and
went down without scoring, when the
Pirates came to the bat they scored
two runs in the inning. In the third
the school boys tied tbe score and no
more runs were made till the last
of the fourth, when the scholars went
up iu the air and the Pirates ran in
six, winning the game 8 to 2. Mr.
Ward handled the game in his usual
satisfactory manner.
The game for tonight is between
the Pirates and the C. P. R. and it
is hoped that there will he a good
team of railroad men in town for
the game.
Sacred Concert for
Benefit of Soldiers
The management and orchestra of
l he Hex theatre havc oliered their
services and theatre tothe Women's
Canadian club and will give a sacred
concert   next  Sunday evening    at the
| conclusion of the church services, the
proceeds to go towards  buying  com-
1 forts for the soldiers at the front.
A silver collection will he taken at
the door.
GALT COAL burns all night. Re-
velstoke General Agencies, Limited.
The Women's Auxiliary of St.
Peters' church are holding a garden
at home at the Rectory next Tuesday night. No admission will bc
charged and the band will be in attendance. A good time is assured all
those who attend.
FOR SALE—Brown, red and black
Cocker Spaniel pups from flrst class!
bunting strain.  R.A.  UPPER.  j28p
FOR SALE.-lG in. Millwood; also
Kindling in bunches; each $2."5 per
load delivered. Phones 42 nnd S5.
J.  P.  Sutherland.
WANTED.—General cook, Apply Mrs.
W.B. Farris, Forest Mills, Phone 89.
Change is Made in
Baseball Schedule
Vegetable and fruit peddlers arc not
allowed to o|>erate until after 1 p.m.
e.n Nelson's publio market days—
Wednesday and Saturday.
Oatmeal Soap
Reg. 50c doz.     35c doz.
Mineral Health Salts
Regular 25c 15c tin
Liquid Tar Shampoo
Reg. 35c    For 25c bottle
Revelstoke View Book
Regular 50c      25c each
On special request the base ball
schedule for Thursday and Friday
evenings will be reversed, the games
will be played as follows:
Thursday—Pirates vs Federals.
Friday—High School vs Federals.
The name on Monday evening was
called of! as neither team fielded a
sufficient number of players to take
the ejame hy forfeit.
--■:;. .   mis M   ■-.••>  Howl' s
len, has arrived
■      - j
afield, wh" was
oducl '     •" ■•:   the
at   Rcvel-
' <y
■ ■   ■
: -
The Sta
Officers Installed by
Knights of Pythias
Last Wednesday, Gold Range
Lodge, Knights of Pythias Installed
its oflicers for the current year.
They are: R. Gordon, chancellei commander; W.H. Pottrufl, vice chancellor; James Mathie, prelate; A. E.
Kincaid, master of finance; H. Kem-
tter, keeper of records and seals; T.
WM Bradshaw. master ol exchequer;
E.G. Burridge, master of works; J.
Wilson, inner guard; F. w. Terry,
"■Hit gu ird.
■f  Household  Furniture,  under     Instructions of Mrs. E. Allum, who has
.•ft      feel     Mil'     '        Mt.      GO0(lS     01 • 11 I J' I   1 - •'    US
follows:  Iron  and   brass beds     com-
-ule is and stands; ma!
vhairs rockers, lounges, kitchen utensils and a host of other
.'■•(•.I household effiets too numerous to mention. Positively no re-
d sale, cash.
Auctioneer. 866
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I"  *be plant of (VrnV1 Henrfe  Moffat
Boy Scouts to Camp
on Mount Revelstoke
lll'H tO
Md of the
"1 from where thc
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Country Store
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"•i'i  I ,    rONIQHT
Six in fourth Wins
Game for Pirates
lint, -'.     •      II •      ll  ee'lllll'd -llllll' III
tiii> y.M.O.A, leagues «m piny.sfl   be-
• il porch, wood shed
d hen hi
The undersigned will pay the sum of Five Hundred
Dollars to anyone who will furnish to the Provincial
authorities evidence that will lead to the apprehension
and conviction of the person or persons who set out
the fire at Comaplix on April 4th, 1915, which destroyed the " S.S. Revelstoke."
Revelstoke Navigation Co.. Ltd.
The undersigned will pay the sum of $2,500.00
to any person who will furnish to the Provincial authorities evidence that will lead to the apprehension and conviction of the person or persons who
set fire to our property at Comaplix cn April 4. 1915.
Forest Mills of British Columbia. Ltd.
Revelstoke. B. C.
is in Full Swing!
This is a Genuine Sale.
See Specials for Friday and Saturday
Ladies' ::: Footwear
We are displaying in our windows a choice
selection of Ladies' and Growing Girls'
Footwear, in French Kid. Goatskin, and
Gunmetal:    Pumps.   Shoes,   and   Oxfords
For S.imi.iU, Canvas and Tennis Shoes
X (3 T I C E :
Having been advised that a standing reward has been oliered
for Information which will lead to the conviction of the party
or parties who set fire to the Forest Mills of British Columbia
at Comaplix, B.C., <>n the night of April 4th, 1915.
Any person or persons having information bearing  upon this  fire  should communicate  with
Mr.JR. F. Johnston
Special Agent of the  Wm. J. Burn*  International
Detective Agency
at the King Edward Hotel, Revelstoke, B. C. he
being the duly authorized Special Agent of the
(Signed)   JAMES H. de VEUVE, President
The James H. de Veuve Insurance Co.


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