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No 7
$2.50 Per Year
Lord Strathcona's Life in Brief
Born, Forres, Morayshire, Scotlapd,     Blleotedat  :enami election, 1878, for
IS2U. Montreal  West by   majority of   1,150.
l'ldcic.ito 1 ai local school. He elected at  general election of  I8'.)l
Spent   13 yiars    at    the company'..  I y B  majority of 3,7(»fi.
Mayor McKinnon Outlines the Work of the Year.—The Sewer
Assessment Problem.—New Aldermen Grapple With the
Question.—Interesting Discussion.
The first meeting of the newly elect- This phase    of the matter had     lieoon
ed city  council  was held in  the     City sprung upon him for one that  day and
Hall on Monday afternoon.   Mayor Mo he would  like an  opportunity  of   eon
Kinuoii presided   and   th<jre were ahto siderlug it.
present Aldermen McSorley, Bourne,
Bell, Smythe, Pradolini and Needham,
with the city clerk, Mr. W.A. Gordon.
Continuing the discussion of the sew-
*r nsses'sment, the Mayor said the cost
of two box drains was spent out of
Ihe sewer  bylaw.
Aid. Ni-odham—If that was done it
was not out of the sewer only.
The Mayor—That was spent out of
the sewer bylaw.
Aid. Needham—Then this $11,000
should come out of general  revenue.
The Mayor—Hut the people would
not pass that.
Aid. Needham—That $11,000 will
mak'the  frontage allocation  go up.
Tho Mayor—You mean without the
$11,000 tho frontage assessment would
not be so high.
Aid. Needham said if the box drain
was not m the sewer estimate the money spent on the box drain out of the
sewer bylaw had nothing to do with
the sewer  really.
Aid. Bourne—Il was part of the sew-
er scheme 1 believe. The man who did
the sewer scheme should have a medal
for il.
Aid. Bell asked if the old council
thought thai should come cut of the
eewer  bylaw.
The Mayor said it was part of the
original scheme, and ihe money Was
t.pcut. If it had been done otherwise
the resull would  have been   ibe     same
Aid. Bourne—There would be more
I ayiii.'.   Tkv  only  aflecte sewer  use'-,'
Aid. McSorley—It would be just cs-
actly the same, it would be in the sewer scheme. Exactly ihe same people
would pay it-
Aid. Nceedham—If this box drain bad
not been put in there would have been
enough money to put in the sewer.
The Mayor said it was all on.i
scheme. If they undertook to do certain Wora and certain side work cropped u;> which was necessary, it was
all | art of the scheme, They put a
bylaw lo tho people, und ihey would
not pads it. The only way now Was
/through the sewer frontage scheme.
Aid. Needham said the sewer wa* n
frontage tax. If they bad no mis-
lap ll ua- not fair lo tax the Bewor
frontage people to pay for tlie box
drains. The city as a whole should put
in box drains if they were necessary.
Ihey should put this amount to general revenue instead of on the sewor.
The Mayor—How are \ ou going to
get it, the pi ople refuse lo pay it, They
nun d : he  bylaw  down.
Aid. Nec-illininmt'an we put out a de-
1 enture for It.
The Mayor—Not without getting a
general debenture.
Aid. McSorley said everyone on the
council had heard this matter thrashed
out for the last four years. Ho had
heard it  every   me I t.vo  years.
No one thought it was right but it was1
up to the council to get l! through and
*o make the best job they could of it
i>y getting rid of this liability.
Aid. Bell said if the box druins were
lieecs'snry in connection with the sewer
the sewer should pay for it as but for
the sewer there would be no box drain
Aid. McSorley—Even if it was not it.
etill has to be fixed.
Aid. Needham—If we raise the alio -
cation from $:'.15 to $5-there is going
tc be something doing.
The Mayor—At pro-cent it is n matter
of ratifying or not work that has been
done. I am no more in favor of rals -
ing it than you are.
Aid. Needham moved that the matter stand over   until the   next   mivting.
Aid.  Bourne—I  second  that, 1  think
it  fair.
The Mayor said while he agreed with
tlie principle underlying the amendment
at tho same time tbe House was iu
session at Victoria and Mr. McCarter,
who hud instructions from the old council to go ahead with the matter of
amending the old act was in Victoria
nt pros'ni in connection wiih the matter. He had only learnt that morning
They did not want to incur more expenditure thiin could be helped. That
was why he bad brought the matter up
at that meeting. Tbe money spent
would have to be provided for, ibe box
drain was part of the sewer scheme and
it would have to be paid for, there was
no way of gelling out of that. If tins
thing had been put through two or
throe years ago the assessment would
have been oboiii -SI.95 per frontage instead of $."i now. If it was allowed to
run on for another year it would be
still more as the lime for the payment
of a debenture was getting shorter.
ns junior clerk, 1SI18.
Entered servlco o.' Hudson's Hay Co,
fOSte OU Ihe Labrador coast, bOCOtn-
Ing ohief  Under nnd  tlnally chief factor.
Apnointod resident governor and chut
commissioner of ihe company iu Can -
nda, I8i;.'i, at the age of  IS.
Special     commissioner of    Canadian
government to investigate Red   River
rebellion,  186'J.
h'lctel to Manitoba legislature   for
Wiiini|>eg, 1871,
Sleeted  to Dominion house for   Hei
kirk,   1871. m
Mcnib r iirsi Northwest    Territorial
council,   1872.
in    Manitoba
H-i ened
Dominion by-election,
Jollied J..I.  Hill and others in form ________
ing a  syndicate to  purchase the  Minim-   A1, . ._ , . _       ,
apolWand St. Paul railway 187*, after OTflCerS   Appointed   tor   I9l4.-Retirmg   t TeSl-
wardstbe areai Northern. , dent's Able Review of the Year.
Aided   iu  formation of  O.P.R,   Com-
"any,  18811,  becoming a director.
(lovcrnor    Hudson's Bay   company,
Delegate to Manitoba government on
bcIiooI question, 180(1.
Appointed  Canadian   high  commies -
inner, 1890.
Memlx-r queen's privy council, lMi)6.
('real,si K.C.M.G.,  I886{ K.Q., CM.
0.,  1896.
Created     Baron    Strathcotia,      and
Mount  Royal,  1807.
LL.D., Cambridge, 13S7; Yale, 139:2.  fl0nald,
t.orj     Reolor   Aberdeen University,     Executive—Messrs
The annual  meeting of iho Board   ot of th
Trade Was  held ,>ri Tuesday   night,    under the presidency of Mr.  C.B.  Hume,
and was largely attended.   The reports
of Iho   president and   secretary were   received and unanimously adopted.
>ad which i-' eventually to connect us with the. Arrow Lases und It is
proposed lo croSs tbr' Columbia witb a
bridge at twcTpoints when the road is
t'nally connected up.) Galena Bay,
three miles;  Kosthall  Creek, one mile;
The  election of  officers resulted as fol Trout  Lake district,  throe miles; West
ows. Side of  Columbia  river,  south,     four
President—Mr. T. Kilputriek. mile-,  Arrowhead     Road,  two    miles;
Vice President—Mr, A. P, McCleneg- Eagle Pass Koad. to Boulder, one mile
c'tary Treasurer—Mr.  C. R.  Mac-
Sir Pichard McBride's Tribute
In reference to tho death of His Lord necessitated his living in London,     he
ship, Sir Richard McBride said. was ever  an  ardent Canadian.   Ho was
"The pas-in.e of Lord Btrathcona a true Western pioneer, for he had, much
brings io a cL.se  the  long and     dli
tin jut h cl career of one of the most
noin le Canadians oi modern limes [,,,-
llco.c h lioin in Scotland, he passed the
greater part of his life in Canada. His
wonderful success proves what energy
•i 'ili .  and  steady purpose    can      ac-
io do with the progress ol tho West
from the early days. Lb' was particularly lie n in bis regard for British Colombia, which he visited many limes,
and I here are  many  bore whom  lie ,-o -
^^^^^^^^^^ W.M. Law, A.
McRae, W.H. Wallace, A. e'. Kincaid.
R. Howson, C.B. Hume, A.J. McDon-
»II, U.S. McCarter and W.H. Pratt,
Hearty votes of thanks were ace end -
ed the retiring officers for their able
work during the past year and the re -
tuing president, Mr. C.B. Hume, for
his exhaustive and Instructive repent.
The      President's   report   (Mr.  C
iiiited among     his friends.     Knowing  Hume) was in iho following  terms.
hi  i   personally. 1 oen  speak from   my Revelstoke,  '.20th January, 1914
romplish. From a young lad common.- own experience of him as one ot  whom aantlemen,
ing as a cadet of tho Hudson's Bay
Jompan/on the' idea's shores of Labrador, h ■ rose, entirely by his own efforts, Id the high position he held    at
Aid. Bill—Can't we uss.-.-s the whole ,|„. linieof bis tl ath, honored by a
city enough to cover the interest und peerage an 1 h Id in th" greatest esteem
sinking fund.    I suppose there would be   m>| ,,„|v j,, CVnada, but of the Empire
a kick.
The Mayor—if you do that whore \'.•.-<>
you going to get the money for street
works,  etc.
Aid. Bell—Assess the city so much
The Mayor—That's just the same position.
Aid. Pradolini—Tho question is a
gonci al  tax or a sewer lax.
Aud. Bell—Better put it where it be •
longs, on the sewer.
The city clerk pointed out that as
these allocations in question had noi
beeon paid for three years the rcanjusl-
inent did not make much difference to
those who had the sewer. Tbe Increase
would only aboui cover the three years
in which nothing had been paid.
Aid. McSorley asked when tho city
solicitor left for Victoria.
The Mayor said tho oity solicitor had
instructions to proceed with the work
from the old council.
Aid. Bell thought it better to get
the matter straighten -d out than leave
it for other people. Never mind what
people, sa.d of them they -ho ,11 try
to straighten this thing out. It should
have been done before now, and he did
not  believe in letting things slide.
The Mayor said the old council would
have done it but in the meantime the
power  had  lapsed.
Aid. .McSorley said he would like to
see ihe council unanimous on whatever
was done in the matter. As to Aid.
Bourne's remarks, Aid. Bourne bad
bi-en on the council and knew exactly
what had been done and the reasons.
Now Aid. Bourne wanted another poet
ponement, he did not know whether thu
idea was to sidetrack this mutter ag -
ain '.'
Aid. Needham said his leason was
that he wanted to consider the thing .
He had never known the ins and outs
of the  whole case until  now.
Aid. Bourne said regarding Aid.
Mc-Sorley's remarks, suid the old council was practically driven into the decision it arrived at. The remarks he
had made were to explain things to Aldermen who did not know the details.
He was not trying to block a settlement of the n.alter, he was in favor of
it if the whole council agreed. If the
city solicitor had been instructed to go
ahead with the matter it might as well
be carried through now, but ho had not
known that the city solicitor was at
Victoria until  that  meeting.
While b.s dutirs as High Commissioner
th" Dominion nnd the Empire may well
be prou I. He was a real worker, and,
in spito of his great wealth and ripe
age, preferred to give his servioes to his
iountry, instead of seeking the leisure
and r rose to which  he  was entitled.
He died in harness, a worker to the
Meters. H. C. Brewster and M. A. Macdonald
Deliver Speeches Before a Large Attendance.
Mr. w. '.■:. ; a..rem presided at a*
Weil ;i.d nded ,i,e un.' h -Id iu the 5m-
, ,.'-s in aire on l'.iiii aj nig! . , >.n
adjresse ere delivered by Mr. 11. C.
..,(•« ic,, leader of the Liberal 'a-ty
in 11.C., and Mr. M.A. Macdonald, .n-s-
idi-nt cl the B.C. Liberal Association .
Mr. Lawrence brietly introduced 'be
Mr. Brewster »aid he Would like     lo
name to another l>nrty. Tho names of
yWoona were obtained wholesale not
o.ny in Canada nut in the States in
exchange for a dollar or a drink, or
both. By those means thousands of
names were gathered and agents stak -
ed thousands of acres of land in    B.C.
This is the second time that I have
had the honor, as President oi your
Board of Trade, io submit lo you my
report for the proceeding year's work.
Tho pasi yar, L913, has, as you all
know, been a particularly trying one,
owing to the unanoiaf stringency In ihe
money market, caused in part by war.-,
in Europe, and in our own country by
ceispeeulation and intimation of values far beyond their actual worth, and
Which led lo tho inevitable result of a
scarcity of mon y to carry on legitimate business with. Our own little city,
however, has been particularly fortunate in ihat it has'hoc been subject to
any land boom and over-iniialation of
values and though we have of 'course
experienced the inconvenience of tbe
light money market, yet we have gone
st. adily ahead and our different businesses have shown good lesults. There
bave been but few failures in our midst
those that have occurred being of a
very minor nature and not disturbing
general conditions to any extent worth
mentioning. We have been visited by
some serious tires, such as the City
Hotel and Steam Laundry buildings,
nnd some of a less serious nature, but
1 am pleased to be able to say that the
for speculators. Now between five and (-jiy Hotel ha- been replaced by a new-
six million of acres'of land were held building much more substantial in ev-
tiy people who would not allow it to pry way, which is better equipped and
bo woraed.   The extent  lo which    this has  really added to the attractiveness
be had had formally days, many  years
i.i .a i.   ue  visited Reveletoaein   May
L913 and had now seen the district     in
summer and winter and as    the rej ih
understood     why the people of Revel -
•• wen- not  very anxious to
ii.    ll     ■ it day   was a fair  sample
the weath * here at  this time of
year be  would certainly bave to stop
tal  in,-  about the climate ol Victoria.
He had enjoyed every minute oi his ,,..
It.   '1 liis  meeting    was  one ol a lour,
Which   had  already   included    Ashcrofl.
Kamloaps and    Vernon,    ul each      «-f
which places, as at  Revelstoke,     Ihny
had had   grnlifyinjy   large     audi en ■•
He would  have to oritialte public men,
during his speech but  no   personalifi
would be indulged in by him.   He
sired to deul with the question of land
administration In B.C.   Thoy would iw
Veer have    permanent    prosperity  uncil
they produced.   Thoy  had  groat   arils
of land within the province, good ag'i-
cultural  land,  but    what  was the  UsV
of that when they  were sending       out
huge sums each year to buy food studs
and incidentally     enrich the railway -.,
which carried those food stuffs to their
doors.   What bad the government done
in regard to these lands'.'   The McBri Is
Steam Laundry, 1 am al-o pleaded to
say, is being replaced bye nother sim-
iiar li'i-ine.- . and it is likely that an-
other new laundry will be started ou
the eld laundry site. Some other buildings that have been ere ted during the
I a-l year which are worthy oi special
mention nro the new High School, the
new   Masonic    Hall an.)  Others ol     I
prominence, including menj   residen e«
did  Im-imv-s  buildings.
The Hospital has been
impleted and
\.ice the  pb-asireit  gave him  to ag^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
ain visit Revelstoke    That day he hod  Wholesale alienation of land bad   been „f ii,e business portion of the city. The
enjoyed one of the Bret sleigh    rides    carried would be incredible had he not
figures to suppc.it bis statements. He
had figures showing for the period 1908-
10 inclusive 111 .syndicates oi persons,
held laud in B.C. the total ot which alienation was 1,294,724 acres and that
return took no notice of those holding
0j lessi than ten square miles. The aver -
ihe "k''' '1"'c""gs of those 114 was between
eleven and twelve thousand acres, 07
out of the III averaged over 16,000 ac-
ii' .  each.   The      result   wus,  as  these
lands' were  picked  lands near   means ol   fully equipped    with  the   most up-to
communication,     the   bona tide    settler   Jai0   appliances, which   make- it   one oi
could not obtain land ezoepl from six  ti„, Quest Hospitals in the province nnd
to 1'5 miles back from a railway. No 0ne of which we are justly proud.
, no objected to money being rniswl for l n-gret to say Ihat the long prom-
legitimate public works, but ii was Ind Post Office building has not yet
interesting to Bee what the government materialised, though I have reason to
,1,,. had received in return for this tremend believe that plans for ibis are neariug
ous alienation. Up lo 1913 there had completing and the work of construe-
l*'cn paid into the treasury of account tion is likely lo be undertaken during
of these great sales of land $7,119,9118 , You are all familiar witn the amend Sir Richard McBride had said
there was $I3,00»>,OOI> due to Iho government on these sales. Taking the
value as second-class lands ihey arrived at a value of cf38,783,226 which
should have been returned to the government from  this source but much   of
oiint of work that has been done on the
new double tracking of the C.P.R.,
the  present  year.
and know that the big tunnel at Glacier has also Ix-en started. This should
lesult in  no small measure oi prosperi-
and Revelstoke Suburbs; one mile.
ll.sic]os this, the Mountain Road WaB
extended for a distance of three quarters of a mile and tbe old portion was
improved and widened. Th- Big Bend
toad was al-o wi !■ n-d to standard wid
ih .'or one and a half miles, making the
road through the Gor<ge .-.cfefor all
i.:n 1- of tra:iic. and opening the country uonh of this to automobile lour -
The value to our .-ity of all this road
work cannot be over-estimated, as it
will enable ihe s tilers ir all the sur-
rounding districts to have iasy access
to our market and the railroaj, and
should go a long way te.wards hastening un- day when all our laa.l; will be
under cultivation and producing en
oueh to more than supply all our needs
iii i-reducing to some extent, the preJ
out high cost of living which we aro
subject  to.
And this bring- me to th" subject of
our luii is:—In my report of last year,
I made reference tothe possil iHty of the
land-in the Railway Bell being thrown
open ior settlement in the near future.
dins. I am ha.ipj to .-a . i- now an
compliflhed fact, and owing to the untiring ''(Ions of our repti i in
1 arliament and our lo> al public bo !i- -
the government have at o nedup
tho land io settl.is and tip to the pie--
ent t'.tric have receh i appliiadons ior
\2~, land entries and 29 land purcbasos
All this should make our vail y oue
of the most important agricultural I
Lrictsln '.b.- Province of British Col -
umbia, for, a3 we all kuow, tbe pri -
ductivoness of our soil i- equal to any
in the province, and i vast variety of
fruits, vegetables and Other farm pro-
ducts can lie i atsed.
Nothing further has been done toward- bnil 11: i o b i In-
Big Bend country, though in the natural course of events this i-; bound to
come an 1 cannot   be long delayed.
Our Board have not under a* n any
exteusiv e scheme for advertising during the past year and it is now propos
ed that fort-hie year a pamphlet selling out i ise io: .r. the attractions
of, and <oiv.'- ! . ncei . - ity
an I vie inity at a small ..utlay, whi'.-h
we are well able to tin ince ourselves,
without asking for a grant from the
city. It is quite possible though, that
later on it nny be thought advisable
to advertise n;o -ely and we
c an then appron h the City Coo ■■ for
aid In doing ii.:                itind ne essary
During the year we sen-. ftn exhibit of
I iki-n from the mines in th" various district! around here t" ibo Van-
couvei  Progrcsi Club's di-plny of   the
resources of  the   Pio In e, and 1    nay
- ,v ih it this exhibit bai  been arranged tn a iiee.-t attra live manner,    an I
a- caused a gr. at i  •    I .ct tention to
!•" pe. I t , the possibilities ol  develop-
.   •  resources.
The booklet for which Mrs. Schaf-r
wa- In eii.ht her- to gather material
for, was a- you all know, not ndopi-
■ed. and she has since then boon paid
feu hi r services.
Regarding the mining industry in tbe
Koot.n ly District 1 am of the opinion
that this is going to soon be of tjreat
importance to tts a- th?re are indioa -
tionrfthat the various min s in the
Trout Lake and Camborne districts are
lining io be worked in ;h ■ near future,
^^^^^^^^^^^^        dam. that   i
("I H II11 ll ll l"! £ 1 il W II? 111 H i»   anything eh
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more important      than
and it  should be done at
i nee.
Aid.   Bell—Lets'get   this   out of     our
x   minds first.
|D     The  Mayor put the  amendment      to
lj|   have the mattei over to the next mect-
P    Watch  Our  Windows for    big    H  ing to the vote and il was carried,
li  Saturday Special (made -today.)   a ODDFELLOWS CEMETERY
,,,   _     ," ,. ".   '.  Z Tiit       .l     Kovernment   came into  power  in
Aid. Pradolini—Lot us talk about the   *    •*«•»"«
At that  time the lands were not alien
Twenty   FlVl
Cents  Per lb.
1 ^^^^^^                   ^_
g Messrs.  Manning and   Foote waited
ng upon tbe council.
ra Mr.   Manning  explained   that      thoy
P bad been  appointed a  deputation      to
ig| watt on the council  in connection with
(Continued on  Page Six.)
iated.   The state treasury  was depleted, as it  was now also.   At thai time
the government  said  they must   have.
readymoney and they began to alienate
lands in  1907.   At  that time  there was
a  wise    provision which  said no  more
than lilO acres, one square mile of land
coul 1 bo purchased from the crown  by
one |>oi-son.   An  alteration   Was  made
tothe effect that     agents mighi  stake
land,  which  gave  speculators an       opportunity to get hold    of the oho'iocsM            ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
j arable lands of the province.   A. scheme  m,t  properly  collected.   It w
I was   evolved    whereby a  power of  at
i torney would enable one- pcieoti to tr.i-	
nsfer th"  right  to   stake land     in  his (Conlinm
  ly to our city, as  we are  fortunately
the land was first  class land while   the well situated to     furnish    the various
bona fide  settler bad to  pay  high n.ic- camps  With  supplies of every  kind, and
es for poorer land.   They had Ix-en told this  business is  bound to  come  to  ui-.
that the wild land tax would enrich the Willi  tlie completion of  this  work      I
treasury to such an extent  that in     a ,-an    see no  n-a-on to expect  anything  pj jf g g g SI g (g g; |jf £; ijj jr rjj |J 'jj
■ .in- considerable m; otionNs al»o
(Continued on Page Two.)
short time Ibe  high   taxation in    other bul increased prosperity, as transport.! g
directions would be entirely wipiv! out. t[ol, facilities will be greatly improved g
He would like to  as'k  the  people      of and as our district  becomes more   pro- g
Revelstoke4f they   bad    noticed     uny ductlve, our products will doubtless be igi
wiping out of clireei   taxation,   On ihe
contrary taxation was increasing rapid
ly. If the wild land lax was properly
collected and compounded it would
soon bring about a condition under
which syndicates could not hold laO'l
out of production.    But  the     lux wai
•lai 1
that tho 81»,000,000 or $13,0(10,000 (,ut-
bandl<sd with more oxpediene-o and   le- ■
e\|>en«' in shipping to  tho markets    of g
the  prairie cities, as  well as of   tho cit- „
ies of our own province. „
Ile-iile- ihis   railroad  work  we have g
extensions and improvements of      our [i,
roads a-  Ihe following list   will  show: g
New  Roads  built,  Aerowhead district, g
< ne mile;  Big  Bend,  Coldstream, eight g
miles; Oanoe River, three mi.es; Hall's g
The most d.-li'-ious Sw-e'.
Meat in l.iw,. Ha\" y iu
tri-il them, lf not there la a
treat in  store for vo'i.
on Page   Four.l j Landing, four miles; (This last ia part   gg gg g BBBRBHUffclSrl 1»AGB TWO
Saturday, January 24th, l'J14
Our January Clearing Ja/e
Extra Stock of Womens' Suits, Coats, Wraps
Furs and Evening Dresses at 30 Per Cent.
Ladies Dresses
One-piece, all wool serge.     Regular
$8.50 Now $6.50
All our Trimmed Hats are reduced
to half price.
For Ladies and Children to clear at
Wholesale Prices.
Ladies' Heavy  Underwear at 30c
per garment.
Opera Cloaks
Reg. $35 Now $19.00
Prices Marked &o\m All Over the J'tore
Jir'Reid SSL
or Paraffin
Opening of Laundry
The New Revelstoke Steam I aundry will be in
operation on January 26th in their New tire Proof
Premises        :        :        :        :       :       :       :       :
In The McCarty Block
Coal mining rights of the Dominion
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Al-
lerta. the Yukon Territory, th»
North-west TarritoriM and in a por-
i in ol tie Province of British Colombia, n,ay le leased kol a term ot
twi : ty-e. :.e years at an annual rent
al Ol Jl an acre. Not more thap
I.lefiC acres  will  he leaded  to one ap-
Application .'or leaie mJit t.e ma>n
! y  tbe applicant ;n person    to   tbe
|Wt or Sub-Atrent ..' the district
In which the rights applied for are
Th« lease will in' I ids the coal mining n?bu only, but the leeiee* may
be permitted to purchase whatever
available surface rights may be eon-
e'.dered necessary lo! the working of
the mine at the ra'e ol 110.00 an
In surveyed territory the land mum
ts described iy lections, or legal
autre!.visions of sections, and in un-
surveyed territory the tract applied
' r shall le staked out by the ap •
I lleai I   himself.
. appliC ir-.t nvist I e ncrnmpan-
lad 'ev a fee ol li which trill he re
tunded if the rights applied for ar»
not available, but not otherwise. A
royalty c?tiall be paid on the mer-
<hantflt.l« r.utput ol ttm mine at thi
fate of five cents per ton.
The person operating the mine Khali
furnish the Ap-enl with sworn returns
accounting for the full quantity of
merchantable coal mined and pay the
Tnyalty thereon, lf the coal mininf I
rights are not being operated, such I
returns should be furnished at least
■once a year.
For full     information     application |
should be made to the Secretary    of
the Department of the Interior,    .Ottawa, or to the Agent or Bub-Agent
<ef Dominion Lands.
(Continued from  I'iirc One.)
being given to the minerals to be found
in the Big lien.I district.
Our lumber industry has not flourish-
I  lui nj the i'ii year as wc would all
have liked to  Bee it, but  this is  mainly
due lo the condition of the money mar-
kc is owing  to which  11 was  found  ne-
cessary by builders and intending bull-
Buspend all building operations
ior a  time at  least.   These  conditions
appear   o    be  ,-radually   disappearing,
nnd ll   -' likely tiia'. money will ix> more
' Ivfore the  present   year ends ,
u   lumber mills will at least    be
running at norm" ty again,   as
e ol Imroig not likely to
all new       -■   muat   e   pro-
. :th  home- ti
I cannot impress too strongly upon
lice- members of this Hoard of Trada
the Importance of the tourist traffic to
this city. In my own humble opinion
il is the one Bourne of income that we
ought most particularly to look to.
We have every advantage in the way of
attractions to tourists, and it only
remain-, for us to develop these and to
won. out the best means of io di
In them. Too . h importance cau-
hed to th" park area on the
.Mount Revelstoke, and no effor
Bhould . :n our endeavors   to
.   ;Je an I
it in the i resent  pa
'.\        ight, I  think, io have a A
S '   our most       in-
' ttive men
! ol Trade,       the
a and    ir Oity
nment       at
• r  before
Flour trj c I>ut—
it is not your work!
Flour • om time to
time in bakin j quality,    I'his
iusi t i ontii   'illy
.; to soil conditions, etc.
irefore, if baking result ;gh,
The     mountain roa'l   which has now
. been built for a dlstanoe of about four
miles, should also receive, consideration I
! and some means devised whereby     it
Cnii be carried to completion.   If   those
two  important  things are accomplish -
od, the rest will follow as a matter of j
course, and 1  have no doubt that   the ;
| railway  will then do all in  their power j
to help us  make this one of tlie   most ,
, iniie.ee i,'mi tourist centres in the moun-
I tains. From Statistics 1 learn that in
Switzerland, a country which has no
grander Bconory than we have right at
our own door, the annual  revenue from
I the tourist traffle alone is over ftlOO,-
Ctlli.OOil.   Think of this1   A sum vaster ,
1 than that obtained by the whole of our
Weatorn wheat orop.   Why should    we
not develop our own natural resources
in the same way when such results   are j
possiole?   Gentlemen, in my opinion wo
are neglecting iho greatest    asset     we
bave and are groping around for other
things,      which,  if   we did get    them
would in all likelihood not be able   to
succeed owing  to many  disadvantages
which now exist, and which would   bo
detrimental to their welfare, and which '
until we bavo better railroad facilities ,
and competition, cannot be overcome. I
would be  glad to   have you  think these
matters over  and would  BUggest    thatj
thoy  be discuss d      by  our Hoard      of
Trade during  the coming year and ev-
i ry effort lx'   made to get   others   inter - .
ist.il in them.
in connection with the Tourist devel
c. in ne of ■ ur s'ci.icin, I wish to ment-
ion the great importance of having the
unci ic Mala'uva   and the Okanagan
districts completed, and we should us'o
every influence possible with the government to have this road completed
the rowing Slimmer.
Ano.li t .'.latter which 1 would like t,,
,-ee tal.en up is that of the lioautlfying
of our lily and keeping our atreets and
lanes clear of rubbish. 1 would suggest that this' Board co-operate with
ihe City Council in thi- matter. In
order >«» do ihis 1 think one good [dan
would lie to introduce the idea into the
minds „f our school children and endeavor io i ach them the importance   of
pi rving our shade tiees, more par-
lie nlaily now while they are at such
a stage in their growth when- ihey
need te, <>e protected from damage.
Garbage cans might be established at
various comers of the streets and people who wish to got rid oi paper and
other     things     which    ci.ua ly  are just
Ihrotvn on the stiivt, might be |x-r>u.
a lei io     uste these    iins.    iheiv     are
many other things of a similar nature
which  time and  Kpn.-.   will  not       permit of my  mentioning.   I  would also
like to sea mora use made ol our   City
I ark.   This  might   be beautified      in
many ways and     benches pluced there
(or the people who would li..oto     en-
jc y sic iie-sh air without too much ox-
ertion during the     summer.   I   think
thai our Bands ought to be encouraged to ihe extent of a substantial grant
le e  iv, a ban 1-81 and erected   in
the  Park for  ilicir use and that     cor-
lain  nights be established when     ihey
be expected to furnish music   to
Ihe   iti ens in     return for ihis grant,
i might aleVo be offered by   either
ii il cir this Hoard for ihe
• I'ii' c'i'i'i I Ii    in tin- lown during
mmer.   All these things nre mer-
■ ens on  my  pan which      1
ts   u up during   the
r ihai   h;i    also occur
establ shing of a   Land
i ■..-.   This has
hoiild     not
lender to nil
end fellow  members of ihis
irtiesl   iliniiets
as ol apprei latlon fur tho
.ci .'  r,      ;'l\en
.'  yoii       as
'    ' WO      u I
Ic .'   thougli
ug the
i, your
hi able lo
tnble   ;ay    srill     Im
a, foi I  will siiil have
Little  City    as
(Loud op -
DIIDSTV '^asonablf! t. you
to r. i ke these I it your
So from each shipnu.:;   f
Ff       1 /
^tiit- . hip .
\   ' 'L
\    By ■"
bearing    hi
always I
:■   | :, ■•:   • b
1 /
"More Bread and Beti     Breaa
"Better Pastfy Too"
Sold by A. Hobson & Co., Revelstoke
'" and
G 13
ip    ic ihe
.   array
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c '       H ,1    hell.-i
.     c    OD    ' •',.,,. !•■ I        ns
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e e     | f|(.    |(,.(| ,    | ,,
ear i his bn. li "     i"'.'ei. ma ii al,  bnl
I .ii  e m
I iji       ii.   I..   ,      ii -   of   Ihe
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Hay, Grain, Feed
Sherwin-Williams Paints
McClary's Stoves, Furnaces
Canadian Oil Co., Oils, Gasoline, Etc.
Williams' New Scale Pianos.
First St, Revelstoke.    Telephone No. 22
Dominion Security Co., Limited
beH to announce that they have opened up officers at the
corner of First Street and C'oniiatight Avenue for the purpose of handling real estate, timber, etc. It will pay yon to
call and Ret particulars, and get ill on ground floor price's.
We also make a specialty of listtsl property.
A. McRae,
T. Kilpatrick,
P. (). Drawer No. 4.    Telephone No. 321.
^/ilkvayj the   Heft
"ShamrocKl' "Butter
P. BURNS & G0.f Limited
Plain Mixed i"anilies, per 11     15c
Candy, large round balls, peril)     20c
Fancy mixed, per lb     25c
Cum Drops, several colors, per lb     30c
Chocolates, fresh and tasty per lb   50c-50c
John Mcintyre & son
First Street. Telephone No. 93
I  Phone 254 >"
Doors, Windows, Mouldings.
Lime, Cement, Plaster, Fire Clay.
Lumber, Lath and Shingles.
The Globe Lumber Co., Ltd.
I '.u-h tn call your attention to the fact that I have secured
p.    im the famous French corset, "Le Furet," direct
fiinii Paris, and cordially invite your inspection.
In elegance, elastic an.I li-.grinir finalities it has no eipial.
i .! iretey, if yon'll come and inspect same, that you will say
it m the ebeel yon beve ever seen.
(let n "I,e Furet," tin-newest and   best,   from   Paris.    They
1,'iiucl ycnir figure, health and puree.
[ have about half • dozen  smples to show you and it  will
take about --ix weeks after ordering.
Tin-   family   remedy   for   Cough*   and Colilt.
'cShlloh costs  so   little   and docs   so much I" j
ACROSS FROM THE  "CLUB.' Saturday, January 24th, 1914
Have yon reckoned up bow much your eyesight   is   worth   in
dollars and cents ?    Can you figure as quickly or do fine work as
well as you used to do?   Don't let  a   false  pride  or  a  mistaken
idea of expense ruin your prospects  or  cause you   to  risk   your
if you feel your eyes are "going," if they are heavy and
easily fatigued, if you have headaches continually without
apparent cause, slip in and consult me.]
If you do not need glasses 1 will lell you frankly. If you do
I will test you thoroughly and fit you well at the lowest possible
Optician, Mackenzie Avenue
Capital and Reserve,        -     $8,8C0,0C0
Savings Department fit All Branches
Interest allowed at highest current rate.
Fcvcltti kr Branch, W. H   PRATT, Manager
Everybody Knows the Value
of a Combination Safe .   .   .
Hut there are still a few people who don't
know what a safe combination Bell's Bread
and   New Zealand  Butter make	
<i. W. HELL
P. O. Hon 208     GROCER & BAKER     Phone No. 23
Howson £3t> Co., Ltd.
Furniture, Carpets and Linoleum at Eastern Prices, Freight
Howson C&> Co., Ltd.
News in Brief
A Chicago man who died the other
day, left Ave wills, As he left DO
property the lawyers are not interested in any of them.
Two rival aviators at Cairo have arranged to fight a duel. Following
their usual custom they will probably
shoot up in the air.
The  commercial   in-liuct is  strongly
developed in   Bulgaria   which  is  selling
I tack  to Turkey   the   arms     captured
from that country during   the    recent
The     United .States government   la
j oomddering the advisability of taking
control of   all radium-bi^aring      ores.
Economists are apprehensive   that   it
will  rays tho  tuxes.
A company to control the clam sup-
ply on the Atlantic Coast is reported
'to hu\i> been organised in New    York.!
I As the clams are keeping „ close
mouth it is impossible to get details.
t'liina is shipping large quantiticd
of eggs to America. In order to preserve the balance of trade this conti-
I cent will undertake to provide the Orientals with missionaries if they will
keep us  m eggs.
In older to eo,ic with the gangsters
New York policemen have heen given
permlssionto resume carrying night
sticks. \\h n th'y know clubs are
trumps thoy can be more eaally pei>
m.ad .ho lay down their hands.
February 3rd has been fixed as the;
date for the opening of the sittings of
the Supreme Court of Canada at Ottawa. In the caseo! Picard v. Bevel-
sic.e, Mr.C.F. L.nd.nai'ii one of tho
co-defendants, is appealing from the
decision of the Court of Appeal, which
reversed the trial judge, and found
him lea.de for over $100,000 coininiss -
iou to M. Edinond 1 i. aid, a Parisian
broker, over the sale of the KevilstoUo
and i ul.-c c.lu.iibia limits to the Do-
i minion Sawmills Company. »M. I'leard
has enteral a cross-uppeal, asking that
the Judgmi nt of the court of appeal be
made iiiidm, upon the Revelstoke Lumber Company and the Vale-Columbia
Timber Company, the co-defendants of
Lindmarn at  the original  trial.
The ,oleanic erruption and earth-
ipia.e ,.i;i h overwhelmed a populous
city an 1 several villages in Japan is
in- worst ni'.ister of the km I since
the French Island of Maranicpie was
lai i '.mi i   in l.uj,    with the loss     of
3t),i  lives.   Without doubt  it   is tho
:iio.-.l appalling catastrophe iu the history of Nippon, Ka^o Shiiiia, which
housed 01,000 people, is a modern
Fompeii or Herculaneum, buried
under ashe and stones. 'i'hou.auds
win.   ■■ . ; ■ ■ nhirlwln I     o;    firo
! and tbe rush of molten lava, were
drowned ,n the tidal wave ih.it swept
over th city. Others Bed only to be
ti .'■. I and i' iih in I la. in; forests.
Tdj tale of horror may not bo yet
••, ;'o two oth •!' folc inoe- in
the due range have burst forth. The
sympathy oi the whole world will
lo licit to Japan in this manifold visitation of ci', di! there is need for im
medint ■ aid to the multitudes of
homelesi  lefugtcj in a stricl.cn land.
Stops Fdfiing Hair
Hall's Hair Keiievver certainly BtOpi
lulling hair. No doubt about it whatever,     You will surely be satisfied,
Pupil   of  Slgnor  Glovunni  Clerlei,  K.
O. I., Hon. R.A.M. of Florenoo
and London.
Vialts    and    receives    Pupils   for
Voice  Production   and   Pianoforte.
For terms, etc., apply.
BOX   306,    111,    FIRST      STREET.
Mail Order Publicity a    Specialty.
:     Sales   Organised     :
O. B. N.  W1LKIE
Office: Lawrence Hardware Block
Box 205
, Telephone 313. Revelstoke
We are clearing out our stock of Dishes
at prices never before offered to the public of
Revelstoke. We find we must reduce our
stock in this department before Feb. ist. and
are offering these goods at greatly reduced
Just a Few Prices lo Convince You
Cups and Saucers.   Reg. $3.00. Doz. Sale Price $1.95
8 Inch Dinner Plates   "     3.00     "       " 1.95
6 Inch TeaPlates      "      2.50     "      •• 1.50
5 Inch Side Plates     "       2.25     "       " 1.25
Coven*    Vegetable Dishes 2.00 ....    "       " 1.10
Come in and See the Different Stock Patterns on Display
tUtOTENAY      LOllGE.  No.   ii   a    f
ana A.  il.
Re\elstoke Hardware Company, Ltd.
,'H!1- -■V.'iStVl     J'
.;■■»!.iar ici'i'iiii. :iru held in iilAe.-<
'..'NIC TEntfLU, OddteUowN rim,
<ju tn* Third Monday in each moult
ut i u. in      vt» ting bretbroB      ...
—rM™,,...   BEG'N 1914 ARIGHT
A. O. BRUOKER, SwtnUi).
O. VI. o. w.
Mountain Vleti   Utmp,  N<
Mette Second   and       " .'tl.   eVednM
day*    in each   m..nth   .-       eljurk
Hall.      Vletlttl >•   'A ■c.ce.'.'ii.i.  Km
eordially  tnvtt tti . n.'.
By SM.tlinp to your friends those Photographs
you have been promising them for months. Our
Styles are up to the minute and the pi ice is right.
H. W. EDWAHUtj, Clerk.
E1ID   &   EAETOiT
COURT    MT.  BEGB1E    NO. 3101
OF I. O. F.
Meets in St. Fran' is Lodge Room
every Second and Fourth Monday
in Month. Visiting Brethern are
cordially  welcomed.
G.  W.    CARTWR1GHT,    Rec.-Sec.
Meets every first and third Tuesday
in St. Francis Hall. Visiting brethren cordially invited.
A.  R.  Grant, Die.
H. L. Haug, Sec.
A rtW "una
SELKIRK      LODUB1  U.  1.  O.  O. V.
cMeNte every Thursdjiy evening 1b
rtjlkirk Hall at S o'clock. Viilti»|
urc^thren  eordtdlly  invited
J AS   MATH IE,  Sec.
I have now an opportunity of offering you
something in the Coal line that you have not
had before.        : : : :
M Coal That Has Mo Equal"
Its qualities are :—lasting, hotter, little or no
ash, no soot. Give it a trial and you will
want more        : : : : :
Phone 341  S.  G. RobbinS   Phone 341
prevf". the value ai <I quality of our
egrocuiei. \'<u need never f ut a
bit mote then the cook beck calls
for because our jjioctries ate full
strength awl urdiluttd in any way.
Try us with jour next order. \Ve
arc ju-t tain enttipli to l.elieve that
we will fill it so satisfactorily that
you will wi nt to market here all the
Box 734
"We Clean the Town"
Phone 340
l;urs Cleaned and Re-motleleil.
Gentleman's Suits Cleaned and Re-tmxleled Prl<Ce—12.00
Suits S|K>iij<t'd and Re-prcsscd $1.00
Special attention given to out of town trade.
Mail Orders promptly filled.
All work positively Kuaranteed.     If not satisfactory. money lieck.
Office and Factory
We call and
US Second Street,
deliver to any part of City.
By Fire brigade Nu. 2
"Don't.-" which every citizen would
do Well to ri'inemlier and thus -;.ve loss
10 tbematlvu ,md expense iu tin'city.
DON'T pile Idndllng wood betweentba
ic, e. of the stove and the wall, you
will bave n ore lome dny il     you
CON T bave your beating stove witting
loo dose to  the Wall, you  will    go
cut iome<day and leave thu drafts
on an I vvlicn you come back your
bouse will be on  fire.
DON'T leave a h'ntiug stove aluno ■
with drafts opi u more than 1 min--
ute at a time it is as treacherous as '
a wild boast.
DON'T have the wall paper come       to i
close to the stove pipe hole in   tho
chimney cut it back   two inches and
spend 25c. for a  tin collar  and  you
may be hundreds of dollar- ahead.
DON T heave an oil stove binning   al -
one but a few minutes, The Brig -
ad'' have put out many tiros caused
liy laiele-esnc-s with these heaters.
DON'T forget to look at the brick ehi- j
mney where it  goes through the gar;
let and  roof.    Sometimes there      is
alueak which  will eventually  cause
DON'T forget  to have the move pipes
and  chimney-  denned   when      you
know  they are dirty.
DON'T forget to have a little inHuran.
Mi this i- useful if you -hould
neglect auy of the aliove.
Civil EngiuMrs
Dominion and B. C.  Land
Surveyors  and  Contractors.
P. O. Box 347       Kamloope, B.O.
Breaieh  Office— Watson   Realty   C«.
Barristers,  Solicitors, Etc.
Imperial  Bank Block,  Revelstoke, B.O.
50 Pairs of CDCC
Bnglish   Kid       riff
Gloves ' l,LL
In order to popularize our
Real Ostrich Kent hers. We
will send absolutely FREE
a pair of well known Bnglish Kid Gloves to the first
.in purchasers of our beautiful Real Ostrich Feathers, at
$4 IS or $6.7,S each.
Post Free—Worth Double- Post Free
These dninty Ostrich Plumes
are of extra tine fibres  and
come in black and white in
two size.".
ll.inch Plume >l.7.s    .  1. : 88.50
jo inch Plume $6.75 or 2 for $12.73
This offer is only good for a
few days.
Mention color of plume re-
quired and sine of gloves,
We   have  a   few   Oipreys    Samples  at
J5.S0, $6.50 and $8.50.
Send us your old feathers to
be curled, cleaned or dyed.
Charges moderate.
The   Davison-Grant Millinery
MO Robsou Street
A. C.
We Call and Deliver to Any Part
Best of Work Guaranl
of the City.
J. W. ALLISON         A. C.
Managers, Front Street.
Armstrong & Co.
Penetang Shoe Packs, Pack Sacks, Pack
Straps, Rubber Shoes, Horse Covers, Mitts,
Gloves, Trunks. Valises. Hand Bags, Etc.
Boot, Shoes    Harness Repairin
do you v;:a r.;sr*Kss niRrrv mm kk i r*  ■ i-.js, „ eu worto
dealing eiduiivily In eiMOKXl nine trlitS
Get "More Money" i'or your FD HS
SUIP Ytll'l'c ITIiti TO "flHI I1KKT
areliat)t«—re.ci»nsli:e-siu>—!'\irU u.s"«Ht!c t.i eniilcmlsne^3 nv-
ut.'ition exhti".v tor   tn '■'' i   iq<aart<8rof n<ce  tut      al
c««(ui re-, .ml   1'c.oDeling i-'ver ^L- '    ' kTJSPACTORY
AND PROPtTABLB retur-.i. V. • ■• ■ i ,, *0Cte »Wi^>rit ee>tnl;t>rT.,
tli« only rctJuble. uixurete uiark>*l r«p>9r1 and p-icv Ic pcj^ihii.^l.
WHle lor It—MOW—W. FKhK
A    ll    QUI IDCDT   1 2S27 WEST AUSTiN AVE.
/\. D. jnUDLK 1 , Inc. pfnt. -,.»7 CHIi:Af.u.t'.S A. TAGE FOUR
Saturday, January 24th, 1914
II h ^^VS^:1
Made of the best tampered steel, with all attention
paid to handling sarre. The prices .are as right as
the goods. Single or double-bitted axes, handled or
not. o4H guaranteed goods. Handles of best selected
We have the best selection  in  B. C.    o4.ll  the best
brands.    Disston, Simonds. Atkins  and  Shurley and   J
UKVKLS'JXIKU,  11. ('.
Local Reading Notices nnd Business
locals 10 cents per line each insertion.
Minimum local ad charge 25 cents.
Display advertisements 25 centB per
inch each insertion, single column.
Legal advertising of any form, also
aovernment und Muntolpai Notices 12
jents per line' first inanition anil 8
cents per line subsequent insertions,
allowing l'1 lines to the inch.
Applications for Liquor Liconses $5.
A iplicartions for Transfer of liquor
UcenRBH $7.50.
Lund  purchase notices, $7.00
Water   application      Notices,   up  to
i'ft words, $7.50, over 100 words     in
oooi tion.
AM o'hor classes of advertising noi
en. I'd'd in above to he charged at
rate to he arranged with manager ou
,i cplication,
■jntcrto • cjn >ii?M;iti Company
J.  K.  JOHNSON, Manager.
RALPH  G.   SCRUTON,  Editor.
.■%.■*. 1> %"%%->* -SV'»"%.'1k'»»^.4Jk''V».%.''e1.V*,«> e*-*.^e»k %"e**V"%
e^Jcr   shot&n   in    the
Upper Counfrj, .       1*
[■■ .'i^Tnrj i
"Diamonds, Cat Class
and Cro'oon Derby
China.     Jm    >>    Jm    Jmo
J. Guy Barber.
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A Hint to the TI enter
The report of Mr. M.J. Haliiclay '.o
ihe Mainland Fire Underwriters Association of 11.('. on public tire protect -
ion in Revelstoke contains some interesting details. The report comprises
the results oi a careful investigation In
to the water supply, reiervoirs, liy -
eliaiits. fire brigade equipment, dpi al-
urm system, &re record and hyranl
tests and is u valuable addition io lie
compilations regarding the city. in
tegard to the reservoirs the report says
"ne) exposures, no bush hazards"   and
rives the static pressure of water in
ilie main mercantile section as i°G
pounds and in the mercantile ,ecti> i of
thee lower or west end of ihe -.ity ii 115
pounds. Dealing with Are hazards tl.e
re| ort says there are seldom high
win la but there are numerous ".i ae
ranges in tic mercantile distri x. ' be
previous fire record is described >s fair.
.-.' lifn e'ti :'ne-in lost five veins, including sawmill, hcetel, laundry. -. ai-
.11 1  various small  loiSe-        on
an I 1 irns. The uildui >n is
mode to ibis section of Ihe rep irl no
accurate figures  available."    rhe    lii*
t'.i e-i     ,u   :
:' hydra it  te   -      aic
in f .ill -hou in; the running p<-cs
ai    i<i tests.
Reference is made' t.e tie- private
11 d i".     P.
'   '. On th
•        It
' ••
.11 ll
Sa ' ■•' very
R.    TAHPiNG. Sal
Nui ■■
t  ind bring
: migati in.
on foi
;>KUfc;;»  right.
\MMi 'MM
*R. (japping Sr Sons
J*        t#       Revelstoke, B. C.
New High School
Opening Ceremony Fixed
Mi.  M   Manning   pn    led a   a
.   I '.  n the
..  »b"ti     then
• ~ ict  MesSi     St•Jidy.Kc-n-
. . Tnylor
:. I.. ■■ :       ler of Or -
p ci ■ base and removal
H        iii (ing      wai
were  Lompleted for   a
i'ii'■- for   tho  two
High   School were
id   are to
Limatei which,
in  Bl 'lieinittijcl      „t
D !.' i i       on
Tl'    at ran  ' BBl ntl formal
Of the new  Iti^-h School   wire
i   and   approved.   'I hi'   event
■■■ ■! lo   .February Oth, and the prin-
lipa1 of the school, Mr, J.M  P iterson,
particu ■ ocinced
The- ■    . Ui ., Tues-
m., tr.   'he   ''ity   Hull.
To be  Eui.t at Arrowhead---
Completed This Summer.
cc    he  'ity,
. Mi' , .ih., i . aow   in
c took   up
i 'er ofthe   pi
■  a I    for the Co
Ihthl ;    '    'ct    pUbrlC    WoI I   ',
if  hit  repregtenta
tlie. dre Ige was to !■■   on
' I]        I      mini   'ci ol
public work   and tenders ior the build
!..... j for on \ ha
jfi'li . ■' 'in   month.
Thi ■ will mean thai the dredgi
should lee. ready for o[eernfclon citei
bigli w tier of ihe    omil -   itmraor,
■   '
Ireatrrx il itoi   lid       i."
f'tlleil IP     ■ en.l ,    |
, |912
said thai   ;i"
li ,n  ■ ic II tl ni
In   m t   wan 'h it    ih ■ "
one-third    . ; ■],     hoioo '  Bgri nil tr ii
I a ml of the province hud lx'en alienat •
ed. Mr. Ross had stated that 50.UUO
people had been settled on the land but
that could not be so from the census
returns, whilst the returns of production of dairy produce, meats. fruits,
and Vegetables showed big decreases
during l'-Hl and 1918', so that the 50,-
000 people could not have come producers here. Jf they were in tho province' these people were not in the depart
ment of lands but in Mr. Taylor's department on the roads or somewhere
else-. He referred to the appointment
of numerous commissions, which     he
criticised severely. A plank'in the Liberal platform was no land for the speculator, and they Intended to live up lo
that. He outlined the Liberal Workman's compensation bill, which he
thought was an improvement ev'/n up-
i n the Washington Act and which ho
sal I was designed to ensure injured
workmen getting compensation instead
of the money being spent iu h'gal tights
and lelays designed to prevent the men
injured from receiving compensation. |
He would like on some other occasion '
to Bpen 1 an evening explaining that
Billl He asked them to consider (he
position from the slaiidpint lie had put,
before them and to use their franchise
in such a manner as to bring glory
and not shame to B. 0. (Loud applause.)
During the speech, of which the ab -
ove is necessarily hut an outline, Mr.
Brewster was several times subjected
to interruptions and on at least one
occasion a man was ejected from ihe
1 ach of the  ball.
Mr. M.A. Macdonald said he thought
people     believed     it wus time for     a
ehuny ■ in  political affairs in B.   0.   It
Was lime some of ihe barnacles   should
be a ci iped oa the ship of state,     to
put un end to waste, extravagance exploitation and graft, and to smash the
party     machine.    The absence of     a
strong Liberal membership in tho llo
use was no criterion of strength   of ihe
goiernui nt.    He In I: 'v. ;l  there   would
ben change .-it  the nc\i  election     and
that there was a political  storm brewing which brood cl ill for the   McBride
government.   The mtion or inaction of
tiie. government sofaras the basic- industries    were convened  bad u   great
deal to do with the prosperity     of    a
people,   The government  had put    the
land under ihe   yoke ofthe   speculator,
instead of un ler the plough.     In    regard    to ihe   lumber there should be
some Btability, some- fixity  in  regard
to rnyalities, but the policy     of       the
L-cn.iuaiciit had been erratic ice say the
least,   The McBride policy  was to in-
limldate anyone who opposed   them but
be did ncei  think they had   thai power
now.   The government     wa-'   decriplt
from old age.   The only policy of   the
govi rnment was exploitation.   As   io
t he money had gone, some of  it
bad gone   into the   pockets of  fovorort
.ei ihe government, ihat woslhe
l'i'i he had referred to.   He went   cc,,
to deal In detail with payments   made
•;■■ then wiih ihe transference   of
In ii.in  - tllements and -aid much      ,,f
the  my spent  went ime, the pockets
lin  friends    of  the government.
"rted that bribery to look place.
onneetlon     with the election     at
tin • m.in voted seven tim-
otl   i    a I om the dead    io
When at Pernio they tried   to
■ nd 10 the saturnalia of debauch
I  judge blocke 1     ihe pr.> -
' hi  the Vancouver lists were
naraei    of many dummies.   There
that mon proposed   and
•   railway     his-
' .   bow   bat Mmn propot
-' .   Richard Mi Bride clispo -I.
■I the government'*      ireal
'    V11    which  he   -ai I was
I   largain,
•k.-ii   Iho
,i   a
' h   p op ■ could turn for
i   \ |e
1     Robbin
•land which was h'litilv a
, [level
left for ' li"
W      ...     He  will   on     Ihru'
• his old
The Official Grand Trunk
Pacific Divisional Point
Vancouver, B, C, Jan. S, 1914.
Revelstoke, II. C.
Please take notice that on " February l'irst " prices all unsold lots will
be increased an average of thirty-five per cent.
Kor  full iiifornmtion about Smitliers apply  to  H. W. H. Marshall,
Bxduslve Local Agent, through the Revelstoke General Agencies Ltd.
The Revelstoke General Agencies, Ltd.
JOHN O. SIBBALD, Pkks.   Phone \2    J. D. SHUlALD, JR., Skc.
30 Boys'  Overcoats
20 Boys' Buster Suits
McRae Mercantile Co., Ltd.
; Empress Theatre \
One Night
Saturday, Jan. 31st,
The All-Star British Company
in " The Play That Makes the
Whole World Laugh." <J# it*
Direct  from 15 months run  at  the  Globe,
Apollo    and    Strand,     London,    England.
" The funniest play within memory."—London Daily A
Telegraph. 0
" The best comedy company seen here in yea "s."— O
Montreal Herald. O
" Brilliantly played in the spirit of high comedy."— Y
Toronto Globe. T
"Two and a half hours of continuous  laughter."— q
Winnipeg Telegram. t\
" The Best English Comedy and the best played ever
seen here."—Montreal Star.
Popular Prices!
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7 Saturday, January 24th, 1014
Watch this
Page for
Revelstoke's Department Store
C. 3- /fume # Co., limited
A .D
cy4nother   lot   of    Flannelette   lfL>
Ginghams,  Etc.     On  Sale   at   Ivt
o4nother lot of Cambric Em-   I f\p
broideries.   On Sale at    .   .    .    ' "Lf
Another lot of Silks and Dress   r\f\p
Stuffs.     On Sale at     .... ^"^
To the Drygoods Department, on
Top Floor, and see these Bargains.
en's Furnishing Department
For the balance of this month we will be putting new snaps on the sale counter daily. These are genuine
snaps in Standard goods. For this week we are showing at wonderfully reduced prices Men's Shirts, Men's
Hats and Men's Sweater Coats.
Men's Shirts
All the famous W. G. £& R. make and all
Coat Shirts. All sizes from 14 to 18. Neat
and nobby patterns and newest designs.
Every Shirt guaranteed in size and workmanship.
Prices, 85c, $1.15, $1.45
Over Four hundred shirts to choose from.
Men's Hats
The Famous Christy's Hats in both soft
and stiff models. All the present season's
stock. You can't duplicate them for double
the money.
Sale Price, $1.95
Sweater Goats
FOR MEN- The balance of this seasons
stock. Both high and low collars. All
shades and designs.
REGULAR $6.00 to               MfllA/ &A   Ofl
$7.50 Values NUW $4.^0
REGULAR $4.00 to              MH\A/ fcO 7C
$6.00 Values                     NUW $£. I O
Pure Clover Honey
Five Pound Pails    $1.25
Quart Scalers   95
Eighteen Ounce Bottles  ,.  40
Fourteen Ounce Bottles   35
Nine Ounce Bottles  »  25
One Pound Combs   30
Smoked and Salt Fish
Labrador Htrriner, Holland Herring, Mackerel, Boned
Oodfl li, Slo.l. Fi-h, Kippered Herring Finnan Hsddies,
and  'ill l>ind< of Oannod Fish.
Johnson's Fluid of Beef
and Bovril
Better Than Medicine
Fluid Beef,   16 ounce Bottles   $1.00
Bovril, 4 ounce Bottles         65
Bovril,  2  Ounce Bottles        35
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
Lettuce, Cauliflowers, Celery and Brussels Sproats ,
.Sweet Potatoes, Spanish Onions, and Cabbage* Navel
Oranges from 35c. io 75c. per dozen Lemons and Bananas.     Jap Orfcges,  Gripe Fruit, Florida.
1 lb. Glass Jars of C. & B. Marmalade  20c
1 lb. Glass Jars Robertson's Raspberry Jam 20c
1 lb. Glass Jars Robertson's Strawberry Jam 20c
7-Piece Fruits Sets.   Per Set $2.00
These Grocery Specials only advertised for two days. First Come, first
served. FAGB SIX
Saturday, January 24th, li>14
Never Too Cold
Where hot medicinal waters are the most wonderful health
restorers on the continent. Our record of cures of rheumatism and other chronic complaints is unequalled and verified
by our gratified patrons.
Located among the best scenery of Canada, easy of
access. The Sanitarium is handsomely fitted and finished for
comfort and convenience of guests.
Halcyon  Hot   Springs   Sanitarium
WM. Boyd, Prop., Halcyon, Arrow Lakes.
Strictly First-Class
Rooms Single, en suite
and with Bath    .
Revelstoke Wine and Spirit Co.. Ltd.
Importeis and Wholesale Dealers.
Manufacturers of Aerated Waters
Agents for Calgary Beer
I at :s 11.00 a Day and Up Phcmc 1629
Furnished Rooms by the Day, Week or Month
Mrs. II. J. Hanbury.   -     Propr
Steam Heated Throughout.      He usekeepil g Sui
Coiner View
. :.   Douglas Stre
fac - Laughton, Proprietor
First Street, kevelstcice, B. C.
Good Accommodation.       Reasc   .,bie Rates.
Cafe in Connection
Central Hotel
Abr."hai7iSur. Bros.
Fir:i-Class il    .
All Modern
Special Weekly Rates
suitably furnished with the choicest the
market affords. Best Wines, Liquors and
Cigars.    Rates $1 a day.    Monthly rates.
Union   Hotel
A.   P.   UEVB8QUB,   I'rcpn.lcr
(Continued  from  Tape One.)
the desire of tho Oddfellows to secure
u block ol IoIb in the cemetery. He
pointed out on die plan of the cemetery
the lots ihe Oil'dfellows wished to secure nii'l -uiwsti'il live years as the
purchase term. They would put the
extra lots into proper order and maintain them i" a se'emly condition.
Mr. Foote corroborated Mr. Manning's remarks.
The Mayor said (he council would
yet a report cm thi' matter from the
eity clerk and look into the subject
with ihe idea oi dealing with it at an
early ne" ing, He did not think there
uceiilel he ;,ay difficulty in meeting th*
Upon thi understanding the deputation with Irew after furnishing inform-
ut ion .in points of deiail to the city
The Public Works committee was
instructed to look into the c|uestion ot
the application before ihe next mooting
Aid. McSorley said it was imperative
thai iho  council  should   take       some
iicii.cic iii  regard  to  the power      plant,
Th'' Mayor said all Iho alderman had
l:.e.-ii cent, and Inspected the works since
their e lection. A scheme for dealing
with the position there outlined on tho
-1 o' by Aid. Pradolini Boemed to meet
with unanimous approval.
Aid. McSorley said he ha 1 ha 1 con
versatlons with Aid. Pradolini on t-lto
subject and thought his prop.esals
The Mayor said the matter could be
■jona into by a committee and a report
made a- to the estimated cost of stien-
gthening the tec oi the dam an I com-
[deling !"• ■ ' . ry work there. The inou
(\ ecciM  he  produced out ui a  bylaw ut
Mil was noi considered advisablo to
hue-a bylaw just now perhaps the
cost of the wore; .ould lie arranged for
out e ;' gem ral revenue.
Aid, lied di'l not think the city
could puss a hyluw1 for large expenditure. 11 ■ d.d not think it would be
wise i" | ut a bjla* through when the
co-t of money was so hli:h. They
eoul i not borrow money ut less than
tiie or •. per cm an I then only got
about 85 foi the lebonlUTes. Later they
lllieghl       ' term.-.
rl      aid il        i >i an e oi
u in e of  the power   and
•  mi.- ,ro li. •' _    o ltc6   and
. ..nt   iu i. rtaung     the
- ■ i.    If the- , . .n    . .iled   or
a . ins tor a --hj.-t time
i a i ous to    ihe
.    .     ind    ,n  .io* of    thai iact they
:u ensure      the
a ...
:.. was
.. : ant  pari
cou       ad
. . aid  not    b
he  thing
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:. li      oi
il .        CC   .
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\lcl ,   le      ,-eee <yi   ;      .,..       |
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Aid    -tiny'h»   I   li let)
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Aid ihea     ... i  '•■ cMI it.
, ol ■ ii,un. itmli1 .
«»ntin- , >fU I'lnnt li *■■ ...ill -mil
II ll   would l.r uowl   IcII'eilV  '
Th«    Vie foi        eel   ■ tie      oll.ee.l' t.-
»iti,   ii   ,  • IK- take tlinl  matter     up
nnd u'l irtiM  the fftx plant (or aal«
Baby's |
is a jfood time to have a
photograph taken. Nothing will be so interesting
in the years to come ns a
collection of early pictures. Watch baby grow
again! And your child
when grown up will prize
that picture story of his or
her life.
,u Baby and childhood
yi studies are a feature at
<afl>     the    Trueman   Studio.
Quality and permanence
<pp     guaranteed. Best value
in town.
I  A. Douglas
S  Tourner
Plumbers and Tinsmiths
Repairs.    Hov  Air and Furnace
work a Specialty
nnnnu£ht   Avo.    -    Rovcalestoko
"Twelve Storiu ■ (S«i!iJ Comfort"
En lh<    >iit?   of Uiinirt-^thentPM
j»i tl f "i. non i   th •!.!■ ■■.   Buili  inr
. fireproof- com retetst< i i
and mnrl
Bl ROI    \    PUN—SI per day op
\> .;!> . 2 per day up
The Revelstoke Open Air Rink is now open at
the Tennis Court Grounds, near tlie Court
House, on First Street. Surface of ice is
200 yards in circumference. Warm Dressing
Admission, 25c Children, 15c.
Season Tickets, Gentlemen $4.O0
Ladies $3.00
Children $2.00
Terms for Family Tickets given on Application.
Rink will be open in the afternoons from 2:30 to
5:30, and in the evenings from 7 to 11 o'clock.
HARRY P. PARKER, - Manager
Suggestions for strengthening       the
toe ol th>' dam and other necessary im-
provementi  made.'    by   Aid.   Pradolini,
ci     discussed in detail, and appropos
ol financing   the  work     it was  stated
ihat as no other work for this year hud
ns yet been nuthorisixi the present was
a favorable time    for dying to     ar -
the linun ing ot  the work at  tho
dam out of the ordinary revenue. Prao-
:..ally an ununimouB opinion wus ex-
k) in favor ol work heing piou<od
trtl will on   line-outlined on   the    spot
: y Aid.  lralolini luring  the councils
• nl   in     e lion of  the dum,  but    the
ihiect was  eVfi on   the tiaederstanding
t ..at the hiu -hould be again inspeotod
i   fore  definite) orders were  ui\en       for
eik to  !>•• pio. o-d.-d with.
Aid.   Smythe  naked for  information
:.ag   the   matter ot'  the  crossing
Me K' n,      avenue and was informed
the  '•ity.lerk   that the  last    letter
I i on  ihe  -uhject was to the .;fl •
that the  i.l'.It.   was not  prepared
anyt liine in the matter just now
would lie pl'iised to take it up   al
timet  when  ,-handing terminals.
lirevbttt in  tht    -^     .-»
M\ Herd'd Post Box
•     1 I   11   -'Jul.  '114.
Mr    ivlitor
■ al    re .111       the
miing     on     the
lay n.nd   f>ne
in.-. n.   wh ,i   ihe
1'    the v.. rd
ind   U    fiuiod    nn\ — " My
ik the 'hup  vh0
.  tin     n eW ofl the   edue of   tho
''i  pimh
tcMf !>«by -eleiple   1 ,!..   vlthoul pull ■
li-ir       : ,       ,1        I,.      .e.e e , t.«( mi I
■ "■/ nrt thinking al 'han^ne tbenaniw
Matt' lo lJHmful».' "
*h«''    UM  '!«•
• truly,
.• W»«'    l,i(.    \ . elniri •■   Co..
> n f%nr of tnueh • 11 >iiti ion    in
Ml    Application    lorovw   lA'-nty   .r
lioc   '1'illrxrn mrr.   r««nve^l.    Tlw
IB . ret •TOft
I    end rolle. lion ' mott
.in h torf    lie  icif.- [nwnMMB  out-
I ,ok f.ir  101 I i,-o'd  e.,pellTOt.
so prompth and perfectly is you are
at this restaurant. And the service ip
only a foretaste ol
It is s.ii.l 1i.1t the way to a man's
In.irt is iii! . 1. h his sioin.u-h. We are
Bure to reach uer.is ii you'll drop in
end try our hill of hue 11 perfect victuals, perl :tl cooked and perfectly
lerved, will •■.in your friendship, we
are absolute! ■ sure of yours.
.\. t>.  • iiiAKisoN Manafrttr,
A SitjiU'tl .ind St'dit'il Accident
Insurdncc Policy
should be iii the possession <>i every
in.in even if he doesn't do tnueh
travelling. There an- plenty of
things that ran happen no matter
where you may be.
The Low Cost of Our Accident Policies
their broad and definite guarantee
make them cm investment that no
prudent man should fail to make.
A postal will bring us to see you.
A. E.  KlNLAiD,  Manager.
THINGS. Prettiest Designs
DRESSMAKING, Pit C.uaraiiteed
Phone 363
W PA PRY Auctioneer
. lAIMM  McKenzie Ave.
Iron Bed  Spi-i  ^s   and    Mx i r'Sges
New   $'' t)D up
Dressers, li KS'Oup
Chairs $1.00 Raoh up
Rocltera ,.%2&i up
Kitchen Table     ' $3.00
Lounges (n. » ) %b.M up
Just auyihing you may teed
for ll n i h'ld  Furniture.
WPAPRV Auciionoor
. r/\l\l\I McKe zie Ave.
Ihe Revelstoke Nurseries
W. H. !»OTTRUFF. I'rop,
Transfer      Dray ing
Handling Pianos a Specialty
Phone 42 Night Phone85
Come ami look at our Triangle Sad
Irons - guaranteed for ever.
PRICE6 LB. IRON, $5.90
Estimates given free.
It will pay you to
make a call at
F.   B.   WELLS,
Fur Buyer and Exporter
Old Town,    -   Revelstoke, B.   C
before buying your outfit of working clothes
for the bnsh. I make a
specialty of Lagging
Shoes, Pants, Sox, Shirts
Blankets and everything
required iuyour business. Saturday, .January 21th, 1911
Resources of Our Inland Empire.—Revelstoke Geographical Centre of Southern British Columbia. -Hub of
Timber Belt. Mineral Zone.—Agricultural Lands.—
Vast Water Powers.--Government Lands Now Open
Provide Homesteads lor 30,000 Prosperous Agriculturists.   Scenic Attractions.-Industrial Possibilities.
The inhabitants ol British Columbia
are often aceus<sd hy those ignorant of
the vast resources of Canada's premier
province) oi being biased in their fore-
calta ol the future wealth und popula- time to come, among the greatest
tion ot the province, and especially in timber producing nreas in the clviliz-
regard to that Hccticm known as THE eil world. There is scarcoly u promin-
timbered land, and which,    under
careful systems of reforestrntion,
protection now  bolng    introduced
the   government,   will stand   for
There are oven people in the Coast
cities, who, whilst only too willing to
admit tin' destiny of their own centers nre still incapable of doing even
bare justice to Hint great Inland Empire, which in the last analysis is tho
only justification fur the existence ot
the entrepot business which alone supports the rainswept seaports of tho
Pacific Coast of Canada.
The' dweller aloner the ocean bore,
whilst      hoastinej    of    his prosperity,
ent business man of Revelstoke, or
any other interior (own, who has not
in the past made large sums of money
and aided the development of the co-
uutry, by helping in some manner to
get this timber out to tho waiting
markets, nnd in the future as in the
past, ten millions of dollars will
he gained by the wide-awake lumber -
men, workers mid dealers of these dis
tricts, through the legitimate exploitation of the tisibcr wcalih of our
cjreat ptovince.
which depends    upon the hardline    of CITY 0F REVELSTOKE
traffic destined to be consumed in the ,,„ „.,                 ,„            .,,   ,'   ,
,  .    ■        ,   ,    ,. .   .   ,    ,  . tio where you  will, you will  find no
Interior, is foolish indeed to   attempt ^ lot.a((?(1            *
uy other explanation of his own pros- dty (han Revelstoke
iieriiy, save and alone that the vast
development eef the inside of the continent is th" very creation of the sea
and railway horn transferring of commodities by virtue of which his own
itiep are' being built.
One of the greatest direct causes of
traffic along our railways running to
th" l'aciflc Const, is the recent devel-
ipments in the production of minerals
throughout tbe Interior of British
It is as nearly
as possible in the centre of that great
section ot British Columbia extending
for a length of 350 miles between the
Crow's Nest and B.C. Southern railway s'ystoms to the south and the
routes of the Grand Trunk Pacific
and Canadian Northern railways to
the north.
Prettily situated on the Columbia
river where it is crossed by the main
line  of the  Canadian Pacific  railway.
While Revelstoke thus ocoupies an
exceptionally strong position as a
traffic emporium, its outlook is still
brighter from an industrial and manufacturing point of view. There are
1,800 miles of timber on tho Oolumbiu
river and its tributaries north of tho
city. The expenditure involved in the
conversion of this timber into a marketable product will not fall fur short
of $'J75,00O,OOO.
Water power is plentiful in the vicinity, the city having harnessed one
stream to n capacity of 1,800 horse
power, which is offered for industrial
purposes at low rates.
In the valleys tributary to Revelstoke nre about a quarter of „ million
acres of land of good quality, and
which, wheen cleaned of timber, and
cultivated, is well adaptod for fruitgrowing, poultry farming, dairying,
stock raising, nnd sjencral agriculture.
This land is capable of supporting a
rural population of 30,(X)0 people
Extensive nnd varied mineral deposits nre known to exist in the neighborhood,  and await development.
Cradled amid beautiful scenes of
mountain and glacier, forest-clad hill
and vale, river, stream and lake; favored with an equable climate, Revelstoke is one ot the most picturesquely located (>f Canadian cities an 1 an
ideal  town in which to make a home.
It is well lighted, has a high pressure supply of pure water which can
be extended to meet any future requirements, ejood drainage und sewerage, high class educational institutions in the way of public and high
schools*, a Y.M.C.A. with a well-
equipped gymnasium, two public parks
fair grounds, race track, magnificent
summer park on Mount Revelstoke
connected with ihe city by trail, nice
homes and gardens, and in fact all
the modem conveniences that go to
make a town attractive from a resi -
dential point of view. (The great
summer and tourist resorts of the
Ro ky Mointains are with.n a few
hours reach. I     Good fishing may     be
it is   also the junction with the main
line Of the  Arrowhead nnd  Kootenay ! h:ul in nlany of the Accent streams
» rem, I   „„„„. these rank the coal  Railway, which connects with the pal-; a,ui 1,ll;o?-   Hunters wi" find h<?re   re"
Foremost anion, these rank the coal ^   T^ ^ ^ ^^   ^ l£ I     tj of ^ ^ ^ relinblc ggUm
Arrow Lakes, and with the B.C. Sou-  at caU<
silver had, galena, copper and   other
mines of the district o! Kootenay and
the Crows Nest Pass whilst the Sim-
ilknmoen and adjacent territory presently I • d up by new railway
construction is also commencing to
sw<sll the output of base and precious
mentals. Under the stimulating influence of this mineral output, prosperous mining towns and camps,   peo-
thern,  Columbia  and  Western,  Crow's
Neal   Pass  and  Great Northern
way systems to the south.
As  the  construction  of    the
One of thj most valuable as>sets   of
ihe district is iis diniate.   It is com-
Granl | paratively mild, equable according   to
Trunk Pacific and Canadian Northern
railways  to  the north  proceeds,    and
these lystetna become extended     into
the Cnno- River valley and the terri-
plri with the most capable and high-  'ory tributary to the Big Bend of the J always pleasantly     cool.   The winters
'  t  ; ird body of skilled miners to   be  Columbia, they must seek connections! are not extreme, the temperature    ra
the seasons, salubrious, bright and
sunshiny throughout the greater part
of the year. The heat is not excessive in midsummer; the    evenings    are
In the Dominion, have sprun
into exieten e within the last
year-. Th.'-'e ■'•enters, are only
forerunners <,f the great wealthy cities which to - o»n:is suiiivut capital
i- available, will arise as if by magic,
at the strategetical points'which will
tie the transportation centers ot tho
iii.i, well-defined, high grade;, mineralised reglona which are now being located by pio-pce-iors and government
. oi'i:i surveys, throughout the lode
lielt- ee[ the Interior 0f British Colum-
Aneither of our infant, but .le-tino.l
t.e be L'ignntic industries, is the
Fruit Growing business, throughout
the sheltered fertile valleys of our
interior. The vast numbers oi people
whose prairie crops of Oioldon Grain
wa\ e over e ountless hundreds of miles
of land whereon it is impossible to
grow fruit, possess both tho appetite
and th" mean where with to sntisly
■ame; and in the near future tho fruit
eating desire of a population of twenty millions of prosperous citizens oi
the great Northwest, will hnvo to bo
satisfied by the products of B.C. In-
Dl   fruit  ranches and orchards.
But fruit growing is anly one of the
Varied methods of wresting wealth
from B.C. valley soils. As the operations ,,f the lumbermen take off one
i nluablc crop of produce, they are
nicccedtxl by the mixed farmer, who
tears out  the stumps of the     forest-
T with the south, and Revelstoke will be I rt'lv f!lllinP ,)elow **«>, and thpn not
(eu the point of junctions of the railway «oeeding ten degrees below for a few
tho systems of the future with those of ll«'s "> midwinter. The natural mo-
today as they traverse the great val- isture fa sufficient to make irrigation
leys which radiate east nnd WWt, unnecessary. A more bracing atmos-
north and south from this city as! phfro it would be difficult to find,
their common centre.
A>  proof of  the  gigantic plans
The Government records   show summer and winter ranges of temperature
s follows:
^^^^^^^^^^        for  .Summer—July.  19'19, Maximum  S9 deg
railway development centering on Rev-     july ly,»:,   Mean. 77 deg;  July 1U09
elstoke as a great strategetical trans-      Minimum# 4n deg..   July, 1909,  Mean
porlation centre,  the Canadian Pacific j    .13 j
system, Canada's  premier transcontin-1 „..        ° ,,,._    „ .„
,    ., i Winter—January,  1910,  Maximum,  40
• ■nt'il route, have voted   the sum     of      , .       ,,.,„   .,        „_   .        T
.   ,   ,    . deg.; Jan. PUP, Mean, 2, dee.: Jan.
J 10,000,000  lobe  ex|>ended during  the'
year  1913  to   1918 in  double tracking
their mainline from Calgary to Revel-
stoke  and  Vancouver,    this    ,-l.rantic I Precipitation-Summer,  1910,  2.32 in,
1910, Minimum,  12 below zero,  Jan.
l'.'lO, Mean. 17 above zero.
gigantic I
work Involving the building of a tun-;
nel under the mighty Selkirks, the;
rehuilding of the big steel bridge ac. |
ici-s  the Columbia at Revelstoke,  and
rain; Winter, 1910, 1.11 in. rain, win
ter,  1910, 22.20 in. snow.
Tho altitude  of Revelstoke is   1,100
feet  above sea level,    and it is    sub
tile laying of an additional set of steel j Jcct (o Pacific Coast  winds influenio,
through the entire mountain section.
During the progress of this work, for
five years now commenced, ReveUtoke
will be the centre and pay -tation,
whence mn-t of the supplies will be
distributed to the tunnel gangs an I
where ihe wage bill of approximately
8U,*00,000 will i,e disbursed and oircu
a guarantee of  moisture  and  mildnoss
varied with fine and sunny weather.
Among recent  developments at Rev-
elsto!>e, and as additional proof of the
growths, nnd re plants tho products ,-i\,., for the entire distance from Rev-
ot the market garden and mixed farm elstoke to the Pacific ocean at Portland
The -amc insatiable market which Oregon. The U.S. government have
gapes, open for the products of the already speat $5,000,000 in work on the
orchard, is waiting to swallow up the iower Columbia, and the Dominion
produce of the celery and tomntoe Treasury, nt the last Ottawa session,
field, the potato row, and the cab-! voted a s,lm of $20,000 to pny the ex-
sage patch. In the samo manner as lenses „f R mrvey and hydrographies]
the present day smiling fields and pas- investigation, which is now nrtually at
tares of Old Ontario were hewn out of WOrk making a compl te chart of the
the wilderness of but three short gen- upper river from Revelstoke to the In-
(•rations a'_:Oiic. so shall tl)c fertile vnl- iornation.il Line. It is proposed to
leys and bilMdtl of Britl h Columbia (,roVide„ ten f.iot channel from Revel-
hlos'som as the rose under    the   efforta
their ultimate faith in the future of
this citv and district, may he mentioned.
In addition to these vast schemes of The throwing open of the Railway bolt
railway development, another project inn(j8 K, settlement, enabling bona IMe
Of lniernatie.mil importance has recent- homeseekers „n 1 purchasers to take up
ly been commenced, being nothing less ! forty acre sections of the soil Of glor-
ilian the rendering suitable for naviga- ious Kootenay, upon the most favor-
tion of the     world's Seventh   largest  a|,ie  terms.
of a race of pioneers atid dgrh tiltur-
itts, before whose labors, backel hy
RsOurcei oi tdenot and money, unav-
nilable to their forefathers of the Empire Loyalists, the terrors of the western wilds are even now and before
our eye;,   he im-   ic|'laced  by  the  botin-
(•■ens p.ncc and plenty of a highly onlr ,M tn, un^moni backin..
tivated land
In spilo e,f  ev.ry  advantage Of "oil "Panama Grain Rout                   i,in  in
f.nd climate which  will bring the ag- the City of Oalgary wh n the Colum-
riculturlsta in his tens of UioUetandi in bin River Grain Route was   officially
toour fertile' \nllcyn,      there will    al- reeognlslgd i        Coming fa tor    In the
ways  remain   throughout   the  Interior linn portatlon lltuation of North Am-
.1  Hriti h   I'olutiihtn,   large arena      of rrica.
The commencement of a unique sfeen-
I ic and tourist attraction, in the shape
of a road to the summit of Mount Rev
elstoke, built expressly for automobilo
' traffic, and giving access to tho Mount
Revelstoke National Park, six thousand feeet high and forty-eight square
miles in extent, presenting a series' of
magnifiecent views of the Great Selkirk
Mountains, with snow clad peaks,   ice
j fields, glnciers, and the wondrous Columbia River valley, said by world tra
veiled tourists and Mountain Climbers
stoke down the mighty artery   of   the
Oolumbia along which '   aoeqt .
cnsi.'Hl   and natural  traffic highway  of   t0 8UrPass ,he w''dest dreams of fancy
Hie West,  th.'  timber nnd minerals    of | '°r b<?ftUty and Rccnlc f"1""3'
B.C., and the wheat of the Northwest, j    CAPITAL OF CANADA'S ALPS.
could l.c ll,,.     | • illinium of cost,    In anticipation of a vast tourist tra
and labor. ■. ia Portland to the Pnciflr Oo, which the exploitation of these
ocean. This route has already recdv- scenic assets and the building of the
I the Pro- promised O.P.R. hotel and Mount Rev
ducera nnd Iferchaatl of Alherta, M ' l=toke chalet guarantee for this city
voiced In Ih.'ii  resolution at the recent | an  energetic  campaign   of   advertisin
and publicity has licen inaugurated.
Mrs. Schnfer, the world renowned descriptive writer of the Canadian West,
has been engaged to prepare the manit
script of ft large illustrated booklet describing the wonders of our surround-
Due notice having been given, the annual Vestry meeting was hei 1 in the
Rectory of St. Peter's church on Wednesday ceiling the 7th Inst, at 8 p.m.
A large numliei' of paris-honers were
I resent and great interest was taken
in the proceedings, although it is regrettable thai a very late start was
made owing lo some of the e wbobo
presence was desirable before' beginning
Ihe business ol the meeting, not, arriving punctually at the hour tt.xco. it
seems to be a prevailing, if not a grow
ing practise in Revelstoke, to arrive
latest meetings fixed for a certain de-
l'nite hour, und il is much to be de-
procated on account of wasto of time
which ia bound to (all to the lot of
those whose I raining has been on the
lines of punctuality. The services in
the church begin at the hours appointed, why not, therefor, the meetings of
the church officers and parishoners?
The Rector, the Rev. C.A. Procunier
opened the proceedings at 8:15 p. m.,
with prayer and Mr. H.H. McVity, the
Rei tor's Warden, immediately after -
wards read the minutes of the last Vestry meeting which waJ held on Janu -
ury Sth, 19P!. These being approved
and signed, the minutes of the Special
Vestry meeting held on the 8th Sept.,
for ihe purpose of appointing a Peo -
pie's Warden to fill the vacancy caused
ty the retirement of Mr. J. Lee, vera
also read and  approved.
Tbe meeting then proceeded to consid
er the accounts of the year Submitted
by Mr. W.B. Wallace, tho People's Wat-
den. Shortly summarized they disclosed the position that after paying
all the expenses of the year (except tax
es) and reducing the in.lebtodness to
the Imperial Rank by s|00 the balance
in the Bank had increased by about
Turning to the general financial position of the church, a statement was
also submitted by Mr. Wallace, show-
ing that the elelicit at the end of the
year, if outstanding subscriptions were
paid, amounted to $-"'f'3. It was pointed out by one of those present, that
the parishoners should not feel too hap
pyover this apparently small deficit,
as the present position really was that
tho Church owed $995 and had only
?1C9 to pa>- it With, and it Was further
ivmarked that in order to realise the
position disclosed by the account, tho
large sum of ?502 representing uncollected but promised subscriptions must h
collected, and it urged upon those who
were about to accept the honorable offices of Wardens and Church committee
to "get busy" and collect these outstanding subscriptions. A successful ef
fort in this direction might lesuli in a
considerable reduction of the Bank loan
and it was further urged by the People's Warden I hut some special effort
should be made to entirely pay off the
Bunk ami place'the Church in the position oi being independent of such loans
Not only should the Church, in a c. c
like Revelstoke, be sell-supporting, bu*
it should be able to help other churches
less fortunately placed, and tho hop"
was expressed ihai at some not fa
distant day this enviable position
would be attained.
The a.'counts whi. li were audited hy
Messrs. C.M. Eield and Percy B. Wilsou
were then presented to the meaetiug
with various ex|jlnnations by Mr. Wnl-
lace andunanimously approved, a   vote
of  thanks  to the auditors having been
accorded to them
The Reotor then read hia annual report showing Ihe progress made by
tho church and ihis proved niec-t inter-
easting, he  appealed for    llie ceeiitiuuod j
i and continuous support of all parishon-j
ere, ,ml res I a telling extract from an
erticlein which tbe qualifications of
a "good churchman" were set forth.lt
was quite evident from the hearty re-1
eeption thai this met with, that it
Went home to the heart- of hi- hearers
and ii believed that many ol those pres
em mentally registered their intention
to help the ■ liurch and the Reel or to
make the ensuing yeurono of even gre-
uter sucoess than the lust, and through
j tho quietly pervading Influence of Chris I
tian fellowship to make theii existance
as a church mo.v felt in tho life of the
community. A hearty vote of thanks
to th*-. Heel or for tho excellent sorvicen
be had rendered to the church and oi
confident*1 in the future of the church
under liis guidance was passed with
acclamation,    and the   Ke> ior replied,
ings, a strong branch of Ihe National
Travel Association i- in progress of
formation nnd with the Spring of 1911
the citizens will embark on a great publicity project, wherein these various items will be placed before tho public of
North America, and in which scheme
the support of the O.P.R. and all Its
agencies, is assured. These are a few
of the reasons why ritl>flna of Revelstoke and District helieve in their
home city, and explain tho spirit of
optimism which prevades the air of
Revelstoke  and   surrounding  territory.
The reproducing point of
the new Edison Cylinder
Phonograph is a diamond
It was appropriate that when Mr. Edison was
seeking the utmost perfection in sound reproduction he should find that this power lay in
the diamond. He discovered it in the course of
more than 2,500 experiments, always looking toward
rarer sweetness, mellower,
stronger L->ne.
He has equipped every
new Edison Phonograph with
a diamond-point reproducer.
When this maivelously imip#ivious tip rests upon
(he surface of the unbreakable Blue Anberol
Record, the heavier pressure can produce but
one result—wonderfully increased volume com-
bined with rarer sweetness. Hrar a Blue Araterol
■t youi eEdison dealer's today.
F.diaon Ambcrola I
Ha* Ditmoiid- Part reproducer,
tinuhl? spring motor, worm gear
dn»f and Automatic (top Brau-
tifullv  d^atfiied   in   marw>taay,
1 ir ■ -.v,«n walnut aad o*k.
A complete tine of EdilOD Phonograph* and Records will be found at
tlmnkir.g all those who had g'.ven him
their support and  co-operation in thu
sometimes     diflicult problems he had
had to face in the part.
A,t  the duly convened meeting   held
.u 'he Rectory on Saturday,  the   17th
i <l., nt 8 p.m.  the following business
was transacted.
Af.er ci ballot MeBBre. F. M. Gibson,
H.H. Me.Vitv and W.H. Wallace, were
appointed Lay delegates to the Annual
Synod to be held at N^Non, B.C., and
Messrs. Field Lee ant' Morgan wero
appointed io act as H'lbstiiutes in plaoe
of any of tho first appointed being uu-
uble tr attend the Synod.
The eRector appointed Mr. McVity to
be hn Warden in th'.' ensuing year and
liianhrjd him for his past services in
: ha t capacity.
By a ballot Mr. W.H. Wallace
i■!•■ '.eel People's! Warden, and b.'s
pointment certainly had popu'e
proval it bdn_' recoL;nisc>d that he is a
"live man'' not only in mattera connected with the church but that he gives unsparingly of his time and talent.,
to whatever object ho is intercstixl in.
The following gentlemen wore then
00 ballot declared elected to tho office
of Sidesmen. Messrs. C.M. Field, C.
Amau, S. Gale, L.W. Wood, S.H. Ham
ilion, U. Hardy, H. Parker, C. Procunier and  Dr.  McLean.
It was mentioned that the Church
:,, d lienefittnl during the year from
ti. following gifts And votes of thanks
were passed to the respective doners.
Fifty Prayer and Hymn Books from
he Church  Sunday school.
Altar linen from two ladies in Kiig-
A Lcet-rh Bible and e. generoua donation fom the Girl's Bible class.
V.it". e.f thanks were then passed to
the retiring Wardens inl Committee,
and also to Mrs. Procunier for tho ,-rej-
at help and assistance .-h.- had Bo ■ u-
eioutly given during the past year.
Not least among the .-ervices *nd#r-
i d to the Church during the past year
ai" those most efficiently (riven by the
organist and . hoir. Th>; proficiency of
the ehoir in pointing th" chants was
especially i ommentcd upon as redecting
great credit upon the choir master r.nd
all thos • con • rned. They deserved .:nd
received a most hearty vote of thanks.
Liuht refreshments wete then very
kindly served by Mrs. Procunier to
those present after which the mwUng
There would be some excuse for
tbe United States placing anc.V.r-
go on Mexican potatoes which are
known to be affected with the "powdery scab,''
On account  of   a majority of      the
e-andidates and electors  cbejng engaged
in nnailiilatin.- each other,   the Venez-
iielenn elertio-.= have    l«vn postponed
t.ntil the war is over.
Profltinr: possibly from tho experience of some of her loyal subi'-ct- on
tho PaoifleoCoa.lt, "Queen Mary efaclined
to separate herself from her umhrella
while oo an in-ognito Viwlt to Norwich
Castie Museum. A man nnd his money
are easily parted, but a wise womaa
hold-'on to her rain stick.
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Revelstoke. D. C. Phone No. 8 PAGE EIGHT
Saturday. January 24th, 1014
in the
rm "The Glad Eye''' has pas*
In ihe   days  oi
rsation, it  was  custom ■
The t
.■cl Into the language.
F.B. Mitchell, J.R.  Dankins and   I.
., ,i„.;     uiy for a  couple of  men to  pass  a lady
.1   Willis, all  oi Vancouver,  were busi -  "J ,  ,       ,
•'■"'"   •'    ,        .,        , on the   treet, and for the one to   say
,,c.<  visitors hen'  tin-  WeeK.
'" " 'loth.' other   "I  say, old man,      that
H. Johnston of Arrowhead, came in ludy evidently tukes an interest in you
on the south train a couple of days ugo for she looked at you intently as if she
■]   ■ al   the  Kiiy Edward. would like to nuiku your acquaintance '
1 \ll tltni »orl ol thing has passed   since
Mr, and Mr    Shepphcrd are in town
Mr, Sheppherd is  residenl    en-
c;i, ier foi   ibe new tunnel.
edneer at
the production of the merry French co-
mody—All that  the gentlemen     would
iv   would   be:—"I say, boy,   she  gave
Mr. Alex Grant left lor Vancouver you 'The Glad Eye.' " The phrase has
rn Wednesday and from there will pro passed Into every walk oi life, tfabu-
coed for a  month    holiday   lo Toronto.
■ cf Rogers Pass,
this     week-end,
the  King Edward.
Mrs.   A.S.   Sir:     61
w is i hoopinp in     iwn
I r
April   13th,   Easter  Mon-
late of  the L, \-  to B,    of
,  tr,  hi'   hei I ai   the Opera
Hem ember
day, i- the
A. T.  Dane
H      ■
The Glad  Ej
'25 high la-s   i ■
!   ■    cenery
e&nesi man approves a proposition and
dunk-ii food, he gives it "The Glad"
—lust a~ the cannibal ohlef jee- ''The
Clad" to the now rotund missionary arrival, without explaining ihat his Colleague, who wa- to have mei him, bus
gone 'into ihe interior.' In the same
waj was evolved the phrase "Glad
lieye) Ilea-.'1 which are the apotheosis of everything that is bright, witty
and cheerful. Never a more happy title
wa- given to a happy, bright, farce,
and one thai for the past fifteen mon-
•h ica- outlived the tenancy of two
West End 1,on.Ion theatres, and eventually one'to en anchor at what has
!c,e,-n considered its home, the Strand.
Mr, Meyer, for hi- Canadian tour has
organised a special company of all-star
weekly practice oi the irtistes, inrefully chosen wiih a view
will be' held ii. the Meth to a perfect representation. With them
!;   Monel iv   night at      8  comes an exact  replica of the London
ic results cannot be foreseen. They de.
iiiimd a higher standard in men and wo
men, and wiih this rise must come ad
ditionil strain. The supreme funotiou
of religion is self-realization. This was
Christ's ideal. Quoting Abraham Lincoln "when it comes lo a question between a man and a dollar, I stand by
the man every time."
The tirst reform mentioned was thai
necessary in our administration ot
prisons. There was too much punish -
ment, not enough reformation.     It   is
Co   is ti in ellii -
or- nnd .i    i"'' ial
En press   theatre
\v i ' li
vy. \. Smythe, maunger oi the
tl eatre,  h .'- again  secured
f imou.-  alien Playera for u w.--k-
■gagement in 'hi-  popular  play  house,
The  n
' Haymakers"
. dlst        i
re production, entirely new—even down to
a cushion or a drappery. Never a tour
was started cinder a happier auspioe
and a haPpj and profitable t.-rraina
lion ..ill have far-reaching effects upon
•In Canadian stage, for, there is a disci, at last .ur.ong the beat Eng-
. h managers to treat Canada tee the
best  that   London can show.
The   tour is  a   trans-continental  one,
beginning at  Montreal, and terminat-
th.,,  inu at Vancouver.   Following this, tho
Howit      .me.   and   Why."        At   company   will   tumat   Vancouver,    and
Salome."   Th.   pastor Rev.  retrace its  steps with the  next.      most
o'clock.   All  that an   tal ing part
earnestly requi end.
I.a . e    rowtl   are   n it  the     Erath atre ■ very night.   The motion
pictures are the best eve.   oei   in Revel-
■ :         rid with the   Empiess  orchestra.
:-          ne of  ilc  Bnesl   piograms     ob-
■ le,
Addressed   by  Mr.   Brewster
and Ui\ Ciiown.
The women's Canadian Club assembled Thursday afternoon for un edifying WroUg that one ofleuee should muke a
and instructive session when they hud criminal. We should tight .rime not
the pleasure of hearing two speakers of tno criminal hb a doctor tights the'tto-
>Hstlnctlnn, each prominent in the pro cease and not the patient. Both tho
gressive Work of our province though Scriptures and the classics' in lltorat -
in different spheres. The meeting was v.re teach this idea. Herding of erim-
held in Mrs'. w.M. Lawrcnso's spacious inals is almost a guarantee' against redrawing room which she so generously covery. He spoke ot the splendid re-
offers to these large gatherings of ihe suits'in the prison reform of Ontario.
Club unh the-ii invited guests. The There was an appeal to tho hotter na-
president Mr-. Sibbald look ihe chair ture and honor of the offender and Bo
at :i p.m. and introduced the tirst spea- progress was made with few failures ,
kef of the afternoon Ml', H. Brewstor, because the punishment was mude with
leader of the Liberal party ot' B.C., ex- tue right motive.
1 lalning aa she did so that Mr. Brows- The second reform needed Was In the
ter had I'Oine io ihia meeting at con- treatment of drunkards. Everywhere
siderablc inconvenience to him>elf, it temptation is set up in the paths of
Ijeing found necessary to travel forty men of broken-down wills, then their
miles across country from Vernon to fall and punishment iollows with dread
Salmon Ann in order to catch the mid ful repitition. Christian sentiment
night train which brought him to our should compel the cure of such as are
city at an early hour this morning. curable. "If you licence the factory,
Mr. Brewster announced his subject you should take care oi the products
as "Canada, Territorially  and  Impor - of that factory."
tally,'' and dealt with it from the view The third reform needed was in th
point ot woman'- influence in moulding realm of commercialized vice. We are
the d.'-tiuy of the nation und character proud to know that nowhere in Cana-
of ber people. Beginning with those da is social vice legalized. Women
heroines of earliest clays who left their should do away with the dual console -
impression on history through their noo that tolerates such offences without
notable philanthropic and educational extending on the behall of the victims
works the speaker mentioned many wo- all the agencies of Christianity. Wo
men of influence and of heroism. Later
when the Maritime' provinces began doing their part towards building the
coming natiou.it  was the  brave mo-
thers    an 1     wives of  sea-faring   men
whose     patient courngc had left     its
stamp even to this day e u die charact
Y. M. C. A.
Mrs. Alex MoRa itorlalned Mr. H.
C.  Brewster aud   Mr. M. A.  Mncdonukl
to dinner on Thursday eight.
To-morrow  afternoon  (Sunday)   Mr,
Thos. Pagdeu one of the Laymen of i UL' Miss  Sadie  Foote accompanied    her
churches, will  address our  Men's  meet- mother, Mrs. W.A. Foote, to Vaucoiiv-
ing, Mr.  Pagdin   iB  a forceful speaker, cr and  Victoria, nnd will  remain for a
Wo extend a hearty Invitation to   all short holiday.
men lo attend this meeting.     Soloisl
Mr.  James L. Hay.
The standing of the  teams in
league, is as   follows'—
St.    John's
Fire   Hall ...
All    Nations'
J.   B.    C. ..
Direotors ... .
C. P. B	
Mr. B. M.
day from a
Los Ani
. ovoiod
Mcl'herson   leiurned     Fri-
ouple of   months s|>ont     in
lcs, and is looking align'.ly r,»
Miss Kathleen Sibbald lefi
early train Ihis morning for a
to relatives in Kelowua. She
to be away for a fow weeks,
on  the
I pet ei
men s'hould stand for the elimination of
vice. The speaker quoted very aprop •
os Tennyson's "Late, lute, too late,"
reading into the line's a new meaning
Women's Canadian Clubs could not do
better than focus their attention upon
iIn' final elimination of the social   and
.   vi tho list    hur h.
moraine   11 a.m.)     the  P isit jr
'The  Ol h In  of
7.00 p.ra
L   hley  Hall  I     dwaj    glad to   meet  successful play that  Mr, Meyer      can
with visitor   eithei   befori or after Ber-
\ ic--.   S -n 1 v   • bool and  bible  ■ 1 i - -o-
at 2:30 p.m.
Mrs. Howson's Reception.
nd from the othei  side,
Th ■ date of thi   attraction is   January 81st,   it the Empr ■•   t'h<eatre,
Saturday   .md   Matinee   J:30— Bi_;
Heart-Hi  Jin i'.ig   <icartel
Jim,   ; ai Ph   I   ■ lor     Story;
!'• r eve ring I el ■■; Strawberry Harvest
— lump e      i lr he.-tra.
M PI      .      i id
■ ne; T ■-. f>.-.rt ;wo:
The Girl and the   I    ei     ai I  ihree.   A
in    Animal    Pi ture,   don't
ridin :  in
yon: aestra.
.mty,  part  on";     Hu-
■ i-
I    - ■ ■
Mrs. It. Howson's ban .some resi •
dence, "The Bii hes" on McKenzie av-
,- n le, was en fc te on Thui lay afternoon, when Mrs. Howson gave a mag-
r.ificent post-nuptial reception f«■ > Mrs.
■ ! a. How on.   For .!..•■       u
■•   ■ ■ •      ■ am •■'   hand on  Ij
B t    ominy and   going till
to accommodate   the    manj I
■ v- i populai ho
0i       ■ ■ cr     was   .
Howson    in  >■■
wnha big  blui       -h     Mrs, R,    ilo :,estra.
son reci
hall, weai in - n    ery  h gown
• .
trim:: v
\.  Howson,
ely in her
in imperial,  erabroii-
nl- ,n 1 trimmed with real
lace, si •'■      ind
li e\l  sith a ceeii' I train, Al.
■■' .     th    I noth"i.
M       Ida Maxon    w a ing       ecomlng
ace    and rhinestones*.
M in a  pp     v   .owa      of
g-ay   -. at    tee
■      .       •
ed        ■ •   • cl arming
■ rs of ihe i
I .   whose
i     n        ci
Two very gra bea
f ere Ml
M Mrs.   J.H    Ha
Now comes the Big Bargains in  all Our Lines
M m's
Dress  Shirts,  regular  $   1.25
Shoes,   regular   $   6.50
Suits  and  Overcoats   $25.00
Heavy Sheep-lined Coats  $15.00
Boys Cowboy  and  Indian  Suiis   $   1.50
its, regular  $10.00
wear   regular    $   2.50
Men'   Hal . regular  $  3.00
: Ian .   r    $   6.00
Hen's Working Shhts, regular  $  3.00
to $2.00
to $7.00
now $ .45
now $ 3.95
now $15.00
now $ 9.00
now $ 90
now $ 5.00
now$ 1.45
now $ 1.95
now $ 3.50
now $  2.10
The following games have yel  to    be
played: —
J.B.C.   vs.  Fire  Hull.
C.P.B. vs. Fire Hall.
Directors vs. J.B.C.
All Nation vs. Fire Hall.
Directors vs. Bankers.
Directors vs. C.P.R.
St.   John's vs.  Fire Hall.
Hankers vs. Fire mall.
Directors vs. Bankers.
On Wednesday  evening  last     a  Vory
important   meeting of  basketball   players met iu the V and discussed the possibility of a   league.   The   result      was
that a five  team  league
games to  be   played every     Wednesday
evening commencing at  X o'clock   sharp
There will be two games each night the
first  game      commences  at  S     o'clock
shurp,     the  second game at D     o'clock,
sharp, as  the  team  that is not  ready
lo play atlhc   appointed      time   loos'es
one point for every  live minutes   lute.
'Ihe basketball public may  rest assured that   there will be good dean  basketball played   ihis  year.   An admission
fee ot 15c.  will    Iv charged for udults,
and 10c. for iioys.   A lickei can be had
from each  captain for  50c. which      admits ihe person to four double games.
The following are  the  names of       tho
captains and  the name of their  teams:
Capt. T. Phillips of Tallowpots, Capt.
J. Sibbald of Wanderers. Capt. lius-ell
SoUthWorth of   Tigers;   Capt.   P.   Samson of Razorbacks;  Capt.  ll. Mulholl-
and of Pirates.
The following is ihe .schedule:
January 2Sih
Tallowpots         Wanderers
Tigers          Hanoi-backs
February   1th.
Pirates   Tallowpots
Wanderers   Tigers
February  11th
BilSiAbi) LObiiLu
For Cheap  W .
n's Durnlture Store.
■Th- Whi '
..ecu  want to
Of  that    oil
all and    v.   How-
■ ,ge.
Why  pay exhoe-
« U
'.o. 26,  K:  jh"
of Pythias, will Bint in future
, -  Hall
M Cartel   ' •. g t.ally    invited.  -
■ har-:'-. Je trim
ill  bin k hat
te.   Mrs.  H
In  H .ck   T'rc
lace borfi       luched   »ith i green
■and blacl   ha' vitl   French r-lnme. Hel-
I ng to - •■' • wi r-   M      '•! moing, U
Thomo-on  and  M ffowsoi  ,
forn.:n.' l pr( lain-
1 -,   ha      of ■     on   .ne:   '"]'■ de  nene.
Mrp. Hany Bewe wearing K.ng's
b'ne silk -rejee trlmi.i"d wi'h embroW-
er<-d-ih. md velvet blue hat trlmm<td
with white aign "
Jellies and i« cn-am. Mrs W. Hcv
f.i*9ide»'! ovei a lelP'c i elii'l. and
wore i gown of maize libent' satin n.l
embroidered .-hiffon, th« .bexiir.- trimmed with Iriih c" *h. costume -oiii
i ''ted wi'h a black hat and mnl/e
plume . Mr-. J, Campbell, Mrs. How-
bon -     iter-li i   "     audited     in
the dining-room and wore a French
gray -tripesd voile irlmmed with shadow sflk and draped saah to  match.
Burin? the after! on Mi I'ranr-is
LaWon dis nur-e'i lively strains {»f Pn-
pnlar and classic music. Mis<> Lnwson
lookced very pretty in cream voile with
touches of pink and a most ly om ing
J"rench hat in rase pink.
A.E   Kin  . :
•■ Funi-
lire smakins.  plain an'l
rooking,     hi .e)mp,.
.nail branches ol Don- omy at
ite   eates.- Ma Knee,   Box   I'll.
:s of e, it bra - -r.  :ne   i le
tab   raj untario and  over ibe
.  n ly  ^ »     ■" *'
, .aias. .iIa& l
■.    :••       n,
ated nai Uhipe   with
Wh   b   ha
1 1    ^        O
if. told of brave
• »ra    of
-on. which  icjsulbed  In    av-
n   thi
ii-1. .a
n    on    • ion  Mr.   B
.■d  hin. •• .(   '   eo ' :■
al   •   -icefor
Woman' ■■
in   en I
•irt.    W.,rne-n      c  nadian    ' lub
were  always a  s'rong  :'a':tor foi     good
ii    ci    evils  mentioned heving       us
their id.ial the uplifting of the  nation
. means of elu individual.
Dr. Chown's aldross was listened to
frith deep   ippreciaiion, and a vote   of
in..s was  mot  heartily   iendered  by
•is.   Kennedy and Mrs.  Stevenson.The
i ter, m  seconding the motion, spoke
earnestly on the necessity of immediate
,tt<?n'iouto   iho-'-.l    .vhi.h   confront
in    ,iir     own city,   le-fl  that time
ar   B when  io anyone present it
it.-, late, too late."
The hortly     before
tallow pots'
Wanderers   .
February   18.
February  Ja.
Mrs. Lashley Hall will receive in -
formally from 1 to ti o'clock on Thursday Jim. 2',llh, and on the fourth Thurs
day of each month subsequently,
Mr. H. Tapping has jusl been uppoiu-
ted sale agent for tho Revelstoke district for tho famous Riverside Nurseries at Grand Forks, B.C. See his ad
elsewhere ill this issue. Tho Bivorsido
Nurseries have just issued a hundsouie
catalogue which can bo obtained by up
plication  lo Mr. Tapping.
Thursday evening at -s o'clock     tho
G.B.C.'s   and   the  J.B.C.'s,  and      the
members of  the  Etpworth League numbering s mie thirty in all, motat       the
Methodist church for 'their s'econd week
ly snowshoc tramp.   The route choBen
Was inn  the pipe line to Bauer's,   then
was formed,   back lo Mrs.  Jones'  home on McKenzie   avenue.   There a  bountiful  spread
of refreshments awailod ihe trampers ,
and after these-  had been done full jubI
lice to, some music was enjoyed      with
a few games     before doiiurting by  two
aud two on tho homeward way.
About twenty-tive members .>f the
younger set enjoyed a pleasant evening
last Wednesday at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. tioddard. Six tables fo.-n.ed
for some social games of Five Hundred
in which Ihe prize's wen- won by M es
Parker and Mr. C. Dent. Mrs. '".old-
ard then regaled her gnosis with lavn-
i.v refreshments, and BOme time vhb
pleasantly s|>ent in vocal and instr.i-
mental music. Dancing was contin.iod
for a couple of lively hours before (. nod
right time arrived.
A Bomewhal smaller e rowel than usual, owing to the many other attractions offered last evening, assembtodat
ehe St. Francis whist drive In their
ball. Those who attended, however,
were well repaid by the sociable lime,
tin- c-xcollcui game.-, and lovely pimes
uwarded. Mrs. ICC. Mediae and Mr.
K. ('.. McRae won ladies' ind gieiile-
men's prizes, receiving oul glrnsa pi<cc<ee
and military brushes respectively. Ti*
Second prizes were won on I . ut lev Ml
A. McRae an electric flashlight, an ' by
Miss Ball, silver mounted . -di and pep
per shaker.-. The ladies „f [he BOCJoty
served iea, coffee, sandwi lies ,tud Cebke
A number of clever players tb^en supplied  music f-or several lu.urs dan mg
. Wanderers
March   lib.
Tallowpots      Wanderers
Tigers'  Razorbacks
March  11th
Pirates       Tallowpots
Wanderers   Tigers
March  Wh
Ba/orbacks      pirat s
Tallowpots   Tigers
March '25th
Wanderers      Hazorhu.k-
Tigcrs   Pirates
April  lat.
Among  the  many social ailairs       of
this week, probably none     was  looked
forward to     wiih  pleasanter untiuipa
tion than the dance Inst <-\.-iiiiiir   given
by the choir boys of St. Peter's       and
some of their friends.   Smythe's    new
ballon Fir-'t  sin.0t  was .-li,, e-n for tho
party and  proved a very  pretty       and
attractive    place for just such affairs,
and has the additional advantage    of
possessing a capital floor.   Abeeut  till.,
young    people      ".-based   ihe  glowing
hours with flying feet" until the bom
Tallowpots <rf2a.ni.   The ladies in turn furnished
A special meeting oi tho Girls' Hospital Auxiliary will qe held at tho hos-
| ilal on Monday evening at S p. m.
In the Presbyterian church on    Sun
with a hearty  vote of thanks   to  day ihe Sacrament of the Lord's Dup -
per will be observed at the morning scr
Mi     Lawrec'iir.- for the un of her home
musii und were further assisted by
some Vlctrola selections. A charming
little lunch just before midnight was
serve.I iii tho usual manner. Among
ihe lady patronesses and ehapemnos
present were noticed Mrs. lle.iie-n, Mr*
McCarter, Mrs. tioddard, Mrs. Hamilton, Mrs. Faulkner and Mrs. Mi'Pher -
son of Salmon Arm.   The h,,y . intend
1-lltC        _]   muiTf       P
llli. line Minimum _''ee.    f.i-.li in AJv.mn
Vice.   The Sunday school meets at 2::t0   to repeal this aUcoeiMul dance ut some
and al  7:.'l0 the regular evening service  early date.
will be   held.   Th.'   Y.P.S.   on Tuesday        Th„ noya (lml    ,rj, 0, lhc ^ ^^
»veningat8  and Prayer meeting Wed-  8„ayeQ .  HnoW>llo„ M  .,.„„„
S,rangers  and   visit-   ,|lly  ,vening with   huge  enjoymc,     to
themselves and    a tew invited friends.
■ rs  will be welcome.
Friday,   Kmpr'ss   ihen*1 re, "The
tli   ol Napoleon" in torn parts.
N',w i-   the  time to get kmrirain"   on
.,'!<! beds a few left of our old stork.
Before   ending youi money out     of
town   for  ge.oii-.  r.Hll and    .* W. Parry
ic-     .      inneer, it   will   »ve.  you      time
and  morey,   which   we   ni't»d    in    ReTel-
I mod, and      th-      ■
day*, , ">•   tMBSBMWSnm*
,urh    Inn     cVOUld   '. >
,i, the  upward  progTetM of ou- s
A heai  ir vote of thank
•ter •»«•   move** her      Mr,    ?nth*r\tinr]
: n I  Mi     Cooi  iei     H
a so-cni half hour wtn enjoyesd b»fe,r"
,f fir   t:hown.
The    .   g aker of   the  af'  Tt lOU,
Dr.   cbown.     Supt.  of    the  Mo'hodiet
Chur h cf (' cnada, i    e   inan of    com
mending pn nn sod strong indivtdu'
Harry  Parker,  manager oi  the skating rink, aided by  Ja.-k  Frost, has HOW
excellent ice- at  tho rink on  tho Tennis
WAiNTKD—An  oipeilened   lady  book-   Court on First street.   This* rink      Is
keeper.     Apply Box 914, City. equipped With   warm comfortable  wait-
    iiiL' rooms  while  the effect of tho elec -
(TOR    RENT—Well      heated  furoisbod   iric  lights  on  the  Ice  is most attrac-
roomF, with or wlfhoi* board.     Ap    live.    Don't fall to visit the rink where
ply Mail I!•• ruled
KOfl HALF,- Timothy and Prairie Hay
in e»rlo»d lou for sale. Wiito for
pices to JoHpb Cr- Hii.au,1 'imsticld
theroisno  danger   of falling  throuuh
the ice-,-md getting 'Irowned.
As ihis wus the maiden venture of a
number of the "shoers" many and varied were the- mishaps and adventures
before the route was completed, which
led the crowd from the high school
building, wosiwnrd beyond the railway
tracks and back again as far as tho hos
pitable home of Mrs. Laing. Beaob-
Ing here, tired and hungry nboui too
o'clock,  they proceeded to remedy  the-
Colic"  end   tiring   your  frfeneff"       wit
yen      Win-re to''    Why   to   the dance    In
tie   opera hoUHOB Friday at 4 30 p.m
'.At,T COAL Ii handled ezclnsivelj
in   Revelltokf  hy  Ihn  Bi'velHtokco flen-
ernl  Agencieas.  f.td
latter complaint in the usual wny,    or
a meeting of the citizens League wlU oerbapsa little   more than the usual
be held ui the  City Hall 0n  Monday SV-   Afterwards they  played a number       of
ening, J«n. 26th, at eight o'clock. The  uatnen led   by  Mr.  Paterson  th«   .high
object ot   the  league il  the  promotion    school principal, who for the ttme be-
h    Jity     He ipeakl with a ■ Ira   NURflNO    Maternity, mriiflcate    Ap-  '" K°°d cltiA n hip and the welfare   of  ing was  master of the revels,  and    the
Fiir/iiture  Fxchange -Howson
p -ne   h whit*  carries      , ,,„■
t,y|t       -ci   ceirneslneuB lo  i he   mind   nf
Dr. r'hown ai.n'iiincisl h.i ( nut.j.
the    "Religious     Approach to certain
)Ot   HOT    of  Social Bof'errn.   The "wo
iwn''   movemnt"   he rnferred   teas    ef
ply   to   Mid.   l-Vater,   rare of   Mrs,
K.  Mcl.auehllii.  Second street.
1st is*. Jan. 3rd,  Im.
Mr.  .1.11   Ourtds left on Thursday for
l-'alson, AI I.e., on a business trip.
f'o. have opt-ned a Furniture F.xcbangn .wietfe-reaching influeni'oin whieh voloq .1 A. Bongo nt l,ondV)n, Kng., is in
room, old furniture taken in exchange wire regarded ejs rncr<ely the meals to the city ibis week. A guest at <tsm
for ne»w. : an mI of which the sodal and wonom   King Kdward.
thee  city la  general, and any  cilize,,  in fun Wai  large and  spontaneous.   Agar
syrnpithy with      the  object   may  bea den    contest     was  won hy  Miss  Enid
member of ihe  League on  payment    of Brndshaw and  Master Charlie     Field.
an annual fee Of one dollar,     The meet who each receiveed    a  very   handsome
ing on Monday is open to all both men book, which no doubt they will lay ni>
and women, In sympathy with the aims- idc till holiday     time Co'raei,     Finally
eef the  organization,   and all  such    are with n  vote of thanks to  the  hostess,
cordially  invited to be  preesont.       The given heartily and  reinfoived  by      the
election of officers will take place, and melodious high-pe hool   yell, the      jolly
| other matters will be discuss^. company depurted homeward.


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