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 &"���������!- ���������r^-w.x'W'ia'i^1 . ;��������� m  Legislative  VOL/V'li;  01?TCSTON    *g  Q  "T?RTT_4AV   H<TAT--T-T   1<?  IftlJS  ./-  No. 8  Local and Personal  Wednesday is St- Patrick's Day.    .  Poultry netting? " See Jackson's ad.  R. M. Reid returned on Sunday from  his trip to Spokana.  Easter is only .three weeks distant���������  and election day four of them. '  Saturday," March 20th has been fixed  upon as "clean up" day for Q-^eston.  A smoking concert under the auspices of the band is a possibility for  April.  The Ladies Guild of Christ Church  nieets this afternoon at 3 o'clock in the  Parish Hall.  The Farmer? Institute received another car of baled hay this week���������from  (.line, Alberta/  Eggs were down*- to low water mark  yesterday, when they were retailing  at 25 cents a dozen/  <��������� A snlall party of' Creston Indians  went east yesterday on a beaver hunting trip ia the Moyie country.^  Mrs. S. A. Davis and children left on  Wednesday for Bonner's Ferry, Idaho  where they will reside Lta future.  The Bishop of Kootenay will be "here  on Sunday to consecrate Christ church  and conduct a, confirmation service.  ������__���������,������- *nr_t.  Sri'^fp^l^^^nPro-^daJElection  ep   ap  ep  to Duck Creek Tuesday, looking over  land.  Mr. and Mrs. Andy Mathews, Alice  Siding, paid Duck Creek a hurried call  on Sunday.  "-    -." '    Mrs.   Butterfield    is  spending  the  week in Creston, the guest of Mrs, W.  B. Embree-1  J. Br Grady of Spokane arrived here  on Monday to'spend a short vacation  wi-hois.parents.  Mrs, M. Hagen was a Creston caller  on Tuesday.   O. J. Wigen was also at  T,Vk__i -_v_������-.'K-������-^v-w-VI'-<_   _-,l_������a 0ow-__- .Ini* *  Mr. ^hd Mrs. W. A. Pease and little,  daughter; of Alice Siding, .pent Sunday ,}������_ Duck Ores  Mrs. Johnson.  r osfiissg.  ___."  _r^������-_.   v~xs&%r  A provincial gea^ral election is  almost in full swings Qn Monday.  I^eu_eriant-GoT���������__ior Barnard dissolved the legislature and granted  forward. However, -the parties  have some really good material here  from which   to   seiec  __*_-__J     *_-__-_   ���������/*!_-���������_���������_ rv4*t  &>SJL\Am    UV   *UVUVO?  leave to the  T-jTrfVlJd_t_^i-_    _J.������*_ _ T-^*V_~i ���������_-_-*������������������ o**~>*-*.  ���������ST-dt-'-lV-Q-      til***'  _*-V*i*?  Billy Johnson left on Tuesday for  Macleod, where he has secured employment forth������ summer,  will also leave in a few day  2-0.0jT .Jo  8-iiu -ueaper  rinus ttvv p_-bfci~_- (tnu i_u_&per than  over.    Come to Mrs. M. Youngs sixth  20, 3 to 8 p.Bn.  Mr. Matthews^, who is holding down  , the ranch a little to the east of Mayor  Little's, put in part of his 1915 potato  4*_-t/vrh   fmV%  JMLrf-fcV-tffta-r.  Ernest Parker, .mail -clerk, on the  Medicine" Hflt������I__nding run is home for  a short holiday ���������**?___��������� Jhis parents. Mr.  and Mrs. Ned Parker. -'      ' - "  Word reached Creston this (Friday)  inoming ithat, Ed. Lnptqn, who--wail  taken to'*-c5rahl_i!iook hospital yestei'day.  had died during'the night.       v  Rev* E. Bull was a Nelson visitor the  early part of the week, a guest at the  reception tendered Bishop Doull on  his first visitto Kootenay's.metropolis.  \ Mr. ancl Mrs. Leslie Mawson left on  Saturday." for Estevun, Sask., where  they will reside for a few months.  Mrs. .Mawson will visit her sister at  Weyburn for a ,few days en route.  Ed. Lnpton was a passenger east on  Thursdob. jto Cranbrook, where he  will enter St. Eugene Hospital. He is  suffering from'���������a rather severe attack  < >f stomach trouble, y; Rev. F. L." Carpenter accompanied him.   :      -  Before planting seeds go to the  Mercantile , store and take your pick  from. Reinnie'Si Steele-Briggs, D. M.  Ferry's or McKenzie's seeds. All sold  at catalogue prices. Headquarters for  Mammoth and Red Clover seed.  The pound ^district is again toi the  fore, as per, announcement In another  .'column. The area included in ithe district extends east to W. Crawford's;  west to the K,V., north to the Sherwood ranch and south to W.GobbettH.  , Hatfl' off������������������;���������__> the Black Minorcas'!.  Pollot & llJIgginspn have II) of them.  Tholr February output was 370;'; eggs  - Or n- dally Ayei-w^ of 18;' Fw the firflt  week In March they had a snowingof  10 eggn per day.';. But on Sjmdiiy laut  all handswttro.on:tjheJob andtheday "s  work resulted in an output of 111 per-  foet specimens of hen fruit.    .  Davy Dow wiih at homo to a'party  . ������f friiindsUt theJDo^w'. -hoiitu on Friday  .night on itho; oc-jJashni^if hi_ birthday,  three t-ablort participating In a lively  HOHslon of pi-ojptwJHsive whist, at which  the premier honors Ml to Mfr-H 7,nl!n  JoluiHon iwuVLIone.,Forrester, and the  tiiil-ond fcvophloB t^> MIhh Kathorlne  IIphM hwmI Norman TMiLtur. There  were refroHhmentH, of conruis and the  evening vaiu thoroughly enjoyed���������the  vote being 'unanimous that Pat. did the  honors gracefully all through. 7  48th Battalion, The Willows, Victoria, -B.C., is the address that will  finVlimy of the Duck Creek boys serving with the Third Contingent.  r Don't forgetthe big dance at Grady's  store .on Wednesday nigh.! Everyone's Irish on that night, so come and  have' a good old Irish time. Gents 50e.  Ladies free. " __  A. Johnson has the kind of chickens  that pay dividends. They are supplying him with two "eggs a day a piece.  |Qur high regard for "truth will forc^  you to believe this.]  .When questioned by our special correspondent as to why he v.;u_ lo;vying  such a beautiful country^ as this, es-  -pecially at this season oftheyear,Baby  Carl said, he was -sick/ of all these fool  hens in this country and was going  .east to try and capture a prairie chick-,  ^.-"���������^aiiee-Sidingr what do you ������t_ow  'tai_\nik _-__+.-        "���������  ^"'"-'  X/O appeal to the people for a renewal of their confidence.! ^ April 10 was  named as polling day, hut owing  to ^, mixup over voters' lists that  date has been cancelled.  In announcing the. election thei  premier stated that" he deemed' it  imperative that thecounfcry should"  be consulted in respect to the policy  which the' goverhnsent proposes  r������-m������giijri_r to D_������e*F t-liei ^resent* sit'_.&~  tieu.    He said in part:  _ ^-jne'goven.merftlioi which I haye.  the honor to. be leader will appeal to  the electorate for another endorsement  at its hands on its-getner. i record; but  more particularly forv the reason that  it purposes in the ,-fttture attacking,  "vigorously and courageously those fea-l  tures of pi ovincial development -which  though alrekdy.initiat^d are still in-  sion some of them will master their  native niouesty we_ors xnaany aiours  a-nd announce th***ir willingness to  carry the banner of their grand old  party to victory���������real, moral, or  educational, as the case may be.  Dramatic Club  _m  "B  A    M *_������������_������%-.������ -_������  ,u������*A -^     wwoi.V.  ���������v  Rev. John Smith,  John Smithy  complete. - -,    m ���������  "The legislation., -laid before the  Ho.use at the session'-juss -cio_ed ie!:i-  tive to the matter of f aid to the agricultural hi"du_try is ������,n earnest of the  determination of"the'government to  ox  vocate in respect toyjOtiaeriinpo:  matters of: provincial������evelopment and  conservation,  Alt.  A" feature of 'tEe^ldissolution' of  J-1u_  VIVO  *-. ,-.  jauueo  about that;  With reference to Mr. McBean's  hummingbird's nest, having carefully  examined it, we have decided to have  nothing to do with it, as we feel confident no self-respecting humming bird  from this burg would turn out such an  unworkmanlike job. We would imagine it is the product of - Erickson or  Alice Siding.  - In future" the train will not stop here  for every joker who   gets    out and  The C.P.R. is supplying  waves a fin.  us with n little red and   green flag  which will be stuck upon the platform  whenever .'anyone, wishes to board the  train;; : The ; postmaster >will   be ���������������������������,. in  i~.~~_  -.V..'������������������.w.*   ^.^ 4t>������t  ^_.������.v  ..w������_i  -ll_,*f<,U  \.*   u**-*****3  .*-���������**<  *_������  DUCK CREEK  be glad to do the honors, so ask him.  Philip Butterfield^ who is serving  with the 3rd contingent, in a letter to  his mother- says: "You A may tell  Creston that they gave up the best  send off of any village, town, or city  along the line- Although our meni-  berai \yere augmented to.30^ by the  time \vo reached Ylotorla-, at noplace,  was the cheering so loud, long, or eh-  thusiaBtic as at Creston. '  The Conservative Association went  in to session as soon as. the fruit meeting "adjoin*tied and"a most succbsaful  meeting was pulled oif. Several very  Important resolutions we-^e drawn up  and pnst.tj'dr' Ipclud trig one . forwarded  to the oHHpoiation by the Willow Point  association ^siting tiie, j^vernineht to  put a.hlgh tariff op Ame. Jean apples,  Is ns to aiford more protection to Canadian growers. This resolution wuh  unanimously endorpod. "Jio alive" is  the motto of Duck Creek Conservo-  tiyes.,.. ,.,;,- ,��������� :>'yv ���������..,..., ,-,������������������  Avery Hat! wfnotary meeting of tho  Co-operative AoSO-latton w.aH.li������ld on  Saturday night, In tlio AHsociation's;  office at tho depot. Tho principal bnsl-  noHfl wuh tho collootln-y of orrl. v*i for  clover, fertilizer, spray, etc. The r������-  Miilt amounted to JJ10 ponndH of clover,  ovor a ton of fertiHa*or and half a ton  of nitrate of soda. This was considered mi yory uatlsfaotory. There follow-  Ovl a general talk by momb������*r_ on  npraylng and tho growing and marki'l^-  Ing of crop_.   A notice ra tho meeting  Wiluim" -Ihiiiim i-o hav*������ ������������-i'J- ������nn-  twnntieth 'if"her \x\n\o populat.i-vit t^>  the wai*. 'i'lnit lu a pretty good show-  Ing, but)  Hhe   h������������   nothing on   inicfc  #.,. .1*.  ������./*   *������...^.|^.v.  .(. K.      .**-  itni.il.  Vv'nit i . .U* jIVUi .". J.ii^i-    iia*i-1  iir>ini<'<.<l t-hi-'o' inU-kitloH of atutiuling  and arrang'Hinent������ w<'r_ gono inl^> foi*  r-ransport-ar.ion.  that Hon. Pri<������^lli_ori, minister of  agriculture and ySnanee, has. resigned his _w������t._oiv*fc virhrtih will he fitled  *������������������-     jrr,'"-"-,i?������  after election day> *4 ' ' -   * "  -T_-J*4vbls rcQ**������t^*?*- fawthim el������!*ot_s_ft  wi'il be. called iUpoi)f-"to^������e-p'>choo.se  a representativefor KaslOr������_ding���������  the 1915 _Jedistributioi_-Bjll having  dot-ached the\Valley from. -Ymir.  The~ hill has/ materially- changed  practically every riding tand incidentally increased the legislature  from 42 to 47 members.  Briefly stated the Kaslo riding  extends east to Goatfejl, souih to  the international boundary, north  to Howser, and on the west it foi-  lows the Summit to the headwaters  of Midge^ Creek to Kootenay Lake,  though Proctor and Balfour go into  Trail-���������the _i6w nanic for what is  left of Yniir.  While it is just a little early for  the stratogiats to figure out how  the riding should swing on polling  day, taking the vote oast at'the  centres in the new Kaslo riding at  the preyioits eleotipnV; there is a  pretty general opinion that all of  the parties have better than alighting chatioe, though the depression  in mining will affect the Soqialist  vote, naturally.  . "A111 the parties 'are busy on tha-  pi'eliminary work neoesaary to arranging nominating cbhvontiohs  and by this time next week at least  one of the candidates should be-in  thpfleld.  Whether Neil McKay, the late  member for Kaslo. will again seek  the nomination is not announced.  H<|v h not living in tliQ constituency  oonReoinontly^it in felt*that in the  best intorofltB of the party in a fight  in'ii doubtful, eloptoral district a  resident oandidate is preCorablo. Of  oourflo, if ho decides to run and can  capture the nomination ho will undoubtedly got, tho hearty support  of the party.  Contrary to Rev. G. W. Blake's  Bunday evening "discourso on th6  text ''Most men will proclaim every  OnO      IIIM     OV/M      f^MMluriMM,      (Ml  faithful man   who  omi   liud him ?  prospective party utatidard bearors  For their 1015 offering the Creston  Dramatic Olub will present tbe breezy  English farce comedy " Facing the  Music' in the Auditorium on Monday  evening, March 22nd.  It- is a- thre-act laugfa-a-roinute farce.  ��������������� _   ��������������� s*.t- a.i������^ .__.��������� ^._*.-_   i*������.   ���������_ yr������   .,  U-tiisJUg vv>u_. uuc uuuisauv  nt.<) Ol j.u;v.  John Smith, John Smith, the Mrs.  John Smiths, some of their relations,  also' a theatrical lady. Thi ngs start to  happen with the rise of the curtain���������  when Rev. John Smith ^enters 'the  wrong, fiat���������-and ������rom 'thence on -till  the rail of the ev__ ta_u *a lue'I_st aut  the "doings" cpme thick and fast and  are just as funny as they are numerous.   The cast is as follows:  W. McBeaii  ������- -       -       -    Koy Staples  JL*i*_i_ ���������Jueafiu-iid     - - F. "V. StapI-iT"  Col. Duncan Smith (Tohn Smith's  uncle, - = - - A. Palmer  Sergeant DufSeld - - - D. Allan  Mabel, Kev. Smith's wife,Mrs.Attridge  Nora, ,5 obn Smith's wife,Mrs. Carpenter  ?_tiss   Potheringay, of  the   Bijou^  Theatre,    _ -       -       Miss Palmer  Mrs. Posting, J oho Smith's housekeeper       ....   Miss Trotter  The   different parts   are    in    good  hands, and under the .stage direction  of H- Leonard ��������� finished, emitsur nro-  duction of this popular comedy is assured.    The costumes are particularly  striking and to afford the affair the  correct setting special sceneryjs being  painted.  The sale of seats commences on Mon-  Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Mawson moved  day, the plan being at the drugstore,  to,Creston on Friday last and left the   Reserve seats 75c, general admission  next day for the prairies,  where they 150c-������ children 25c.   The net receipts go  .wrfil MfMurM. fcr._i a������_r?tn_,_ ��������� | to -hp  K_d C"PO������S fuiiGS.  CANYON CITY  ���������   .        -  -- c^  B. J. Chambers had the bad luck to  lose a fine brood sow.  J. C'tfra is repoi^^d   not  nuiije so  well as when we wrote last.  "' Miss  Whitehead   and Miss Turner  were Creston visitors on Saturday.  ~ Robins have been seen most everywhere hi these parts for the past ten  days.  The Canyon City Lumber Co, is doing a. lot of slashing on the Yale property.  TomHickey-'shot the first deer secured on the special licenses issued in this  district, one 'day last week.  In the hustle for shareholders for  the Fruit   Growers  Union, F. Knott  aUvv.c^_-vicu. lu Strxilaig'  in tiiis S6cticsi*  tv___V-_ _������ * -������  titauts oi new wjjouk.  The  fine weather  ranchers  has  clearing land.  started^ the  Smoke i_ no-  "thVline 6f policy ^^^C'eha^aiU ^able these days���������coming from the  cate in respect to^liher important different hot houses.  Owibg to some'at present unexplain-  atsls" icisup the pruning school scheduled fer hss& the last week in Febru  ary has not yet been held.  .      ^l  XL/cJtM&rfG  -\  0 "#���������**���������>._  FarCtrwrMV  mmmmm **__��������� <������_^_ft AlBo*- <v_ V  S)USlDaSS  At ryrti?;^  visit last week.  J. Boydell spent a couple of days in  Nelson the latter part of the week.  Pruning and ploughing, occupies the  attention of most of our ranchers these  days.  The fortnightly "hop" of the Social  Club is scheduled for tonight, with  Scotty Todd master of ceremonies.  There will be quite an exodus of  young men from here to prairie points  as 'soon as agricultural activities commence there. ���������������������������'.;���������  J. H. Webster Of Wetaskiwin, Alberta, who has purchased the Corbett  ranch, is expected here next month to  take possession. .-..'.���������  Mr. Noble of Cranbrook. who owns  the property west of W. Oorbett's,  spent thb week end on his property,  returning Monday.  In view, of the provincial election on  April 10 some 'of our people ai-e wondering whether they will have to goto  Duck Creek  or Creston   to poll their  vote.-.':."'        --'v:.      ''-���������'..���������. ,'''"'���������'.''��������� ���������;���������',/.'���������'  Fred Haggavt, who is with the Thud  Contingent at Victoria, has been iioard  from. Tiie boys are all well and getting to like the soldiort. Iifo,; It,wiui.a  little roug'Ti'dt the start however, j^irst  night Fred slept on the floojr witli his  .ear for a plllowand one blanket; thq  second night ho had astrinAv tick (with  no straw in it) along with his oar and  one blanket, but'tho third night jind  ever since things have boett "jako,"  -.    i     -t!tt\,.   1 1.t..^������.,l   J.-    - ......^!v  art- .yuv <���������< -������*'���������������������_ ui^-vn������.������������������ _. ������������������������ _-t.ni  Tho King of Belgium has issued a  decree'calling to the coloro all haelie-  lors between the ages of IH and 20,  and all men who have married since  November^  At no time this winter did Nakusp  liit-ve It colder than 10 above '/.ero.  Sluighn , hod to bo diiicurded fully a  month earlioi* than uHuah  ForFobruary the telophono lino at  Nakuop ������how_ an incre'aiie in buslnoHH,  of 00% when compared with the name  month a year ago.  P_i.Union Farmtn'ri Iii_tltut_lu uUn.k-  ing jta'mernlw'iw up with rnouglt pot.-  on   to kill   U._00   goplu<rii   or   pock������it  irnnU>n.  Miss B. Mawson -  Sunday guest of Mrs. Stanley.  ' .Mrs.  Hose ,and .Mrs.  Watcher  of  Creston were visitors here on .Sunday.  G. Cartwright has been ploughing  this week m his field.    Spring is here.  Speers& McCreath loaded another  car of posts this week. Moving slow  but sure.  Mrs. J. W. and Miss Jessie Dow of  Creston were Erickson visitors between trains on Wednesday.  Mr. Cotterell is preparing in ample  time to handle the big 1015 fruit crop.  He is erecting a packing shed.  Owing to   Bishop Doull's  visit   to  Creston on Sunday there will be no  Church of England service here that  ! ������f*-e"*ioGni  The new desks arrived for the school  on Saturday, and were promptly installed, Four brand new scholars-were  in attendance, on Tuesday.  It looks like, spring'to; see all the  greenhouses ...steaming' up these days.  There will bo something doing soon  around here; the orange trees are  nearly out in bloom.  Holders of special permits to ������������hbot  deer  should  keep  their eye on the ,  Erickson district.     A  local  rancher  reports Beeing a couple of them cross  tho road while, homeward bound from.  Ownoj-nn In of htmoIt  Walter Hall received word from his  son, Will,, who Is at Victoria -with the  Third Canadian; Contingent; that the  Creston recruits hiid all passed the  final medical examination there and  were expecting to get down to real  hard drilling this week,  W. Lovesquo had an accident on  Saturday night that might have hud  a sorioiiB termination. While driving  through Erickson his horso became  fright-ned at a calf by tho fence and  bolted going down the bank by E.  Cnrtwrlght's house. As luck would  h:vv. it nothh-tp* worofiorlou-** hnpy������������>n<������d  than a broken-rig and Iiiuiiohh, and a  few Htiunps looHened.  , It is rumored that Timothy in to  build a wi-operntlve store at Erickson  in the near future; in fact ������ome of thr  mateiiiil is on the ground now and th<>  delay Ih duo niowuy \xt the non-arrival  of ,i\iiini and b'-t'cIllcatSonfl. It may be  14'mI.o' y huUdhtur. with bunement, ho  ������,v. run ������v"'������������ Cr^. ton o������������*Mr th. hill ������o������������l  know whi'ii a travuller ccani-M Ut town.  It'will U_ eompleto in 10?4.  \   ���������  mmtas  mm  j_______  _____ ���������wnnM���������na__,  /     ^TVi*?.  ���������mnrTT-i  !_������__*  BEYXEW. C&ESTON, 35. '���������kj  II  111  i** _  By Basil Tozer  L������ck &  C������..  Limited  Lontien, Melbourne and Toronto  (Continued"*  "Too-lucky by kali,"    said    husu, ���������  "whenever we are ia doubt what to do  next,'" some-unexpected stroke of luck  that this hand was still  her own "or that she knew what to do  with it���������and wiped away some of -the  milk that had trickled into her eyes.  "Good lord! what's this?" cried Mr.  XT a tXx c v i ii *** t on.  "Oh, pa!" said Delia feebly, and the  j. look'of amazed bewilderment that sh������  I wove seemed even to increase iit in-  1 tensity, it-was evident there was iio  i!longer anything in the whols universe  I of which she was now quite certain.  -,     But Mr. Waters continued his meal  with relish and solemnity.  "Will   you   kindly   explain?"'     said  {Hush, speaking to hiin.  '    Waters recognised the threat in the  i coldly polite tones that Hugh used.  ! and his  own  hand  fell  at once,  as  Hugh; I though'-by accident, on the Ducket In  which he carried a pistol. ,  "The young lady and 1 have been  getting Jacguauited," he said.  '-But���������"begun ring-.  Ji  happens to gume us o.u our \v������y*   it  gives me the strangest feeling, as if  some unseen hand were leading'us" to.  some destination we have no idea of.  I wish we had not brought Delia with *  us" -     j in'loud tones.  "Nonsense," said Mr. Hethevingtoa, I.    "Papa." said Delia, -shut up!"  in his robust way, "1 am not afraid, if t     "It was  only a  little  bargain  be;  vou are. As for Delia, 1 want to tall-1 tweenme and. the young lady,    sai������  At the drug store���������the chemist's  shop, to give it the name jpugh and  Mr. eHtherington used for it���������they  paused and looked-, round, and at. once  saw Duiicl, apparontly waiting for  them at a. UttlQ distance. He made  them a slight sign to follow him, and  turned off down a side street, where,  past haIL.a do-sun or- so of scattered  frame houses, one came soon to the  open prairie.  When the wooden sidewalk merged  into the open prairie, and they wero  at some distance from the nearost  house. Dodd paused, mid th**- two Englishmen joined lilm.  "Say, now," he began abruptly, "do  you mean that about tho $10,000?"  "Certainly," replied Air. iluthering-  ton.  How much down?"  "$500."  Dodd held out lils hand, and Mr.  netheringtoii   took  from his    breast  seea improvement  ���������gj ���������T^Sitly-v<_| J  to you about ner; do 'you really want {Waters amiably, taking his hand away  to marry her, oris it just the money?"   from his pistol, as he began to under.  "It is not the mo:  ed, Hushing: "1 uo  er Delia or 1 eare about the money  "You do, of ��������� cburseTTb.ut Delia does  not; she hardly understand- the importance  of .money,"  said Mr. Heth  erington iu grave and rather regretful  if 1 had   forbidden' your  en-  I didn't know.   She told me to go aud  hunt you up, aud I said 1 was other  wise  occupied.     She   said  . thought of me. and 1 said nothing at  tones*   "*=   ���������-   oq--������   '������>-n'a**f*_ your en-' all, which I fcnow  was mean, and I  cazemenn she" would have been only j apologized .-for  it.  being well  aware  the more  st upon it.    T" _eeided to | nothing  could have  been  more   cal-  risk. giving my consent La the hope of i dilated to ma**., any fcmau reat coau  - ' So she up and caught me a clip on  the ear, and I ottered to bet that if she  did that again 1 would empty the milk  jug over her head." She did it again,  and 1 won my bet. and now we are  acquainted we shall be real friends, 1  hope."  "Shall we, brute?" cried Delia with  a sudden spasm of rage, and seizing  her tiring of you. She does not seeia  to have done that.'-' he added thought-  fally. "bat what I did not anticipate  is that you appear to be getting tired  of her first."  "I am not tired of h-er," said 'Hugh,  quickly and uncomfortaoSy,  ���������'Do'you want CO marry her?" asked  ytr. Hetherington.  "No," said Hugh frankly.  .'Bequiet, Hugh." said Delia, wiping ; pocket  a bundle  ot bunk    .nils,  ex-  her tace' and blinking her eyes.. { trapted'five for $100 each, and handed  "I insist���������" began Mr. Hetherington   them to Dodd. who took them, looked  ' "t tn .iv������. and put them in his own pocket, and then suffered his features to  relax  into  a  broad smile.  "Sir."  ho  said. "I like  yon,  and J  like  your way of doing business.    I  hav������_ worked tor Noah    Siddle long  enough, and he has never once treated me white and square like that.    I  don't believe he ho-a " in him. Sir. I  shall be proud to work for you."  "Very   good,"   said   Mr.   "Uethering-  what  she \ ton, "and it we succeed you shaj 1 have  the rest of the money quite as promptly.    Now, about that paper that was  stolen from me.   I suppose this Noah  Siddie has U*.'  "Yes," said Dodd, "?mi he is starting to experiment with it as soon as  the two niggers I am waiting for have  ���������arrived. It is something feo almighty-  private, seems he can't trust his own  folk- He will be good aiid mad they  ain't come, for 1 was to return to-  Interest In Agriculture Could be Stimulated Through Help of  Rural-  Schools  Can the rural school help to promote  a move active interest in pure seed?  In answering this question before the  Canadian Seed Growers*  association,  Professor '  S.   B.   McCready,   nature  study department, department ot education, Toronto, said,-that the possibilities    in    this   direteion are very   ^  great. The Pupils' Progress club idea,������ - *-!>i  which has had such a great development   in the United States, is taking  hold in Canada as well.    Under this  scheme, a number of the older children organize into an Oat club, a Potato club, or an Alfalfa    club-    The  toacher does not need to be an expert.  She supplies  enthusiasm and    direction, ietiius ihe pupils, to a very large  extent, teach themselves.   .  In one school-they have two clubs,  a Domestic. Science club for the girls,  and a Potato club for the hoys. The  -practical work is done at home. At  stated times, they meet and discuss  matters. The boys, in their corner of  the room, have a little meeting on potato growing. One boy reads an original composition;  another au extract  ��������� _"������  V eterast bailors  the   coffee pot she hurled it clear at  _    I knew what you were up; his head.  lo." said Mr. .Hetheriazto'n. looking at { But Mr .Waters had a quick eye;  ;*.ina with, almost a touch of awe; "you i aad dodged; and before Delia ku.w  Have something up your sleeve, but S that her own attack had failed, he had  what it is I can't quite'"see. And *a j snatched up a dish of syrup and clap-  luink I once thought you were a quiet, { ped it oil top of her head,  slow, honest, trustworthy sort of chap V "We are getting Teal''intimate;.1 we  I make an admirable head j are," he said genially, resuming his  night, so as he could see them first  thing in "the morning."  {To be Continued)  Older than the Grand Trunk  who' would  cashier for me   Lord* wnat an escape ] seat.  I have had." ;    Delia jumped up, hesitated, looked  "Have you?" said Hugh, wonder- \ round her with a wild air, and then  ing whether to regard himself as com-1 burst into tears and rushed out of the  piimented or insultsd." - 'room.  "But i am going to speak to you | "Your daughter, sir?" asked Mr>  candidly,"    said    Sir.    Hetherington,', Waters of ..Mr. Hetherington;   "I ad-  "and I can tell you, in the first place,  that if you don't want to marrv Delia  you have been going the very worst  way to work. If you had made violent  love to her. she would very likely  have quarreUed with you by now. As  it is, you have only puzzled and  piqued her by your attitude of indif- \  t'erence.  method,  Unless you change your  or. she does get bored with  you, or something else happens, she  will he getting seriously and earnestly  In love with you. And if ever Delia  falls really in love with any one, it  will be a serious matter. Delia flings  all her energies into her passions, and  while hitherto that has shown itself  chiefly in exaggerated tempers and  wilfulness, I have always felt that if  she did fall in love with any one he-  fore T could get her interest-d in more  sensible things, such as money making and winning a high position in the  world, that there would he the mischief to pay. So I just give you warning thai, if you arc not careful, Delia,  in place of the fancy for you she has  at present, will ho getting o passion  for you."  "Ugh,' said Hugh, shivering, "T  mean���������I wish you wouldn't talk -like  that, uncle. It's���������it's���������disconcert|n_.  by Jove!" ^-  "I am warning you." said ms uncle  gravely. "I have been watching you  and Delia pretty closely and I don't  believe you care two pins foi her, and  1 believe her first, fancy for you that 1  thought would die out quite quickly iB  strengthening into something deep. It  you are thiuking ot any other woman  ���������as I have thought sometimes���������you  had better not let. Delia guess it. She  would poison her, you know."  "By Jove!" said Hugh. "I do believe  she would, and as he spoke he  thought of Eira, and her palo face and  her .loop aud searching eyes, aud it  struck home to lilm with a conviction  of absolute certainty that what his  uncle said was true.  If Delia gupssed, there was in her  wild aud unrestrained nature all the  o It! men ft*. ������f a great tragedy  "So think about what I have said,"  i* iiitlnuetl his uncle. "I wanted you to  come with us because I thought, the  mor. Delia saw of you the sooner the  Miian-cl would coir.p. But that Iiiib  htx'ii a failure. '"Sometimes," added  Mr. llftlicrJiigtou, wtih a doop sigh,  -| almost wish 1 were a poor man���������  aad am thankful - she  don't wearriugs," and he felt his ear'  thoughtfully,   the  one  whose   -scolor  seemed lately to have    increased in  tone.  'Til swear she is mad," gasped  Hugh; "I'll swear she is."  "Not at all," said Waters-indignantly, "she is simpiy a fine, high-spirited young lady, and clear grit all  through, and if you dare say a word  aginst her, just come out on the vacant  lot behind this hotel, and I'll chew  you up in about two minutes, so  there won't be enough of you left to  sweep the sidewalk down with."  As Hugh was about twice Mr.  Waters' weight, this was & sufficiently valourous offer; the more _so as,  since Waters had' assured himself that  the others were not armed, he had  not given the least hint uf his own  Canadian     Express    Co.  is About to  Celebrate Its Fiftieth Anniversary  Within a few days, the Canadian  Express-ACGrns'any as such, will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary, A letters  patent having been granted to the forwarding company under this name by  the federaj^government early in February, 1885. The original name of the  company was the _$rit*sli "American  Express, established in the early '50's,  when it operated stag������ lines during  the winter months, supplementing  these with steamboat connections during the months when water navigation  was possible. ������������������:-,.������������������  The Canadian Express is therefore,  actually older than the Grand Trunk  System, on which it operates today,  although the..'j^rand Trunk was the  second railway opened on tinscontin-'  6nt. .As early as 1858 a branch office had been opened in Liverpool, and  for many years .this was the only express company with headquarters in  America having offices in Great Britain. Today, with European headquarters at 17 Cockspur street, London-, it  has branch agencies at Liverpool,  Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow  and Antwerp; With thousands of employees, 9,676 miles of railway lines  and inland water routes are served,  Grand Trunk, the Grand /Trunk  Pacific, the Canadian government  railways, and the Central Vermont.  Since October 1, 1911, when M. C. M.  Hays, then at the head of the company, became chairman of the hoard  of directors, the president has been  Mr. John Pullen, formerly assistant  freight traffic manager of the Grand  Trunk.  possession of a loaded, pistol in his   including..ihe entire system   of the  pocket.    But Hugh, after  staring* at   *"���������J   m���������'-      i1"*     ^���������-'     m���������1-  him for a moment in sheer surprise,  could not repress a laugh.  "Confound your cheek," he cried,  "are you pretending tq^ be hervchanv  pion, when you have just been deluging her with milk and treacle?"  "That was only our little way of  making friends," said Waters calmly;  "though 1 am glad that coffee pot  wasted its sweetness on the desert air  over against the wall of the room. Is  the young lady often like this?"  Hugh hesitated, and Mr. Waters  sighed deeply.  "I was hoping it was a privilege reserved for me," he Baidvdisappointedly; "may I nsk If she lias ever hove  a coffee pot at you, sir?"  "Why, no," admitted Hugh,  ���������������������������"never."  "Then I am still ono ahead of you  in her friendship, sir," said Mr. Waters, brightening up, "and I shall make  a point of endeavoring to seo her  again. 1 never met u lady who impressed me more favorably on first  acquaintance," ho added, feeling his  ear again.  Hugh looked at Mr. Hetherington,  and shrugged hts shoulders helplessly,  and they returned to tho verandah.  "I am sure sho is mad," declared  Hugh; "no ������aho woman could behave  like that In a public hotel."  "Much she cares about Us being  public," retorted Mr. Hetherington.  "I remember onco sne knocked a  man's top lmt down over his face bo-  Germans Forbid Dtecusston of War  The correspondent of the Telegraf  at Seizaete, In the region hear Ghent,  says that the Germans have issued  proclamations forbidding the inhabitants to discuss the war, under penalty  of a heavy fine or long imprisonment.  "Some of t^ie. lnnabltants have already been puftlshed," he says. "In  fact, the prisons are tilled, hot with  from some published artirlo Catch  the interest of the boy or girl in some,  one or other of the vast numbej of  subjects that may be taken up, and  afterwards he will teach himself. Get  him interested, and you cannot keep  him from reading and studying everything relating to the subject. Instead  of becoming dissatisfied with home  and school, and wanting to go to the  shanty, the store or the factory;, he  finds his attention engrossed by  things at home. .He works better, too,  at his other studies. "  Imagine, if you can, what would be  the result if every rural school had a  little pijeee of ground on which to demonstrate hardv alfalfa, ~Ov some of the  O.A.C.lNo. 2l"barley, and that sort of  thing. Not only the \children, but the  whole community would benefit. It is  being done, too. Last Tear, in Kent  county, a school plot sown to O.A.C.  No. 72 oats, produced at the rate of  110 bushels, whil. the maximum" crop  of the farms of the district was about  50. bushels. Near Chatham, school  .boys.'������������������growing Wisconsin No. ���������? corn  beat the whole county in yield.  In the high school, too,,the teaching  of agriculture may be. made to fit with  the  work of  the    a_sociation. A The  scheme is similar to thatyfollowed:in.  .the public schools, that is^theinstrucf  tion is based- on the project thatvthe-  pupii -carries on at heme. Supsoging  fifteen of the older hoys y-in a iiigh  school would like to take up crop im-;  provement.      They    organize   yas  a  branch, of    the    association. /There  would be no compulsion. Some might  want to grow, select and improve a  grain, clover, alfalfa or mangel seed;  others to test and introduce a;-hew  'variety.    If so, that is the work they  would carry,on at home as their project.    It would not take many years,  by  this   means,r to   bring -on   a  few  thousand of the best trained crop improvers.   It is being done.   Five high  schools have commenced    the work.  Last year "at Guelph there Was a class  of twenty-one  school teachers training for it.   The chief thing is for the  people to understand the scheme and  to want it.  Farmers do not understand what is  meant by teaching "agriculture. They  think that it is teaching farming. "1  can teach my boy all the farming he  needs to know; 1 don't see how the  school teacher can teach him anything about farming." Such men have  the idea that farming is .ploughing,  harrowing, seeding nnd haiwesting.  That never was the idea involved in  the teaching of agriculture. Success  in farming is dependent not upon  these manual operations, important  and necossary as they are. The ihiug  that makes for happiness and success  is the ability to reason well, to observe  Employees of the C.P.R. Who  '.   Have   Retired   After   Long  Ssrvsee  When the car ferry Ontario, flagship of the river fleet of the Canadian  Pacific Railway Company, tied up at  midnight one Saturday in January, al  Windsor, three veterans of,the lake*,  in the "persons of Captain .Tames <3a_-  i__y, Chief Engineer Alexander McDonald and Engineer- Sabert -Craig, wero.  iuto retirement- and joined the supeF- ,  annuated list after sewing the company since the Ontario was placed ia  commission 25 years ago.  Captain Carney and Engineer Me-  Donald have been  shipmates     more  than 40 years.    Craig is their junior     -  in service'with the Canadian Pacific  but has had nearly^ as much experience on the lakes as-his two veteras  compauions.    : Captain    Carney    was^  born at Oxford Mills,' Ont., in 184ft.  When 15 years old he began sailings  Ih 18������J6 he enlisted to fight against the  Fenians.    He never saw any fighting,  being quartered-at Sandwich.   For hi.  services he was given-a medal and 16ft  acres of land.   The year 1869 saw him  a member of the crew of the _-ear_.er  Florence.   Then for 17 years lie ���������'Was  mate and master on the Grand Trunk  car ferries Lake Michigan and Great  Western.    When  he  became  an employee of that, company, Engineer Mc- -  Donald became his shipmate, and u*.-  to Saturday night they    never have  been separated for more than twelve s  hours  during their  friendship  of  43* '  years.  In tha long period    of service the  three veterans have given their company, no accident has occurred that"  cost  their  employers    one  cent for  damages;ulthough hundreds of thousands of cars, and millions of dollar*? -  worth of- merchandise have been fe_^*  vied across a pn the -yOhtarioryyGaptate Aa  ���������Camey never has had  a;ydaj*. off Ie. :::  30" years.    During that time he ha������  been on dhty -12 hours ont Of 24 eack  ''day.i':A/.-y-'v'.-A--^--v^.-''V:Av..V;-A:.:-;i;y':v--i,.���������'''"���������,_;-: ���������'.���������'��������� ���������  a   Chief -"Epsineer McDonald: was horb  in Mo:ntrealy6^year3 ago. At an early  Tage:'y-yhe^ was"Aapprenticed to  the ei_-  gined- ing '".'��������� firm of -Tohn GartheMe, at.  DUnda's; 6ht.    Duriiigy 1868-S he; w*6  engineer: 6f\'aT tug; on^-thea DetrbS;a  river.    He  servedAA-onAtheAsteianier  Dresden, running betweien-Detroit aha  ' Wallaceburg, unaer. daptaiaA1 AWatS6������_  in A1874. ��������� .^Then lie Abecame, acquaint eg.  with:'Gaptain-.CaTney.---:#i-A;y;A:A.: 'AA^-:h������������������y-::  ���������.Of 'titer'threei^-v^-Srs^;A^<_;hgmet-r  Craig has had the carefer of .most varied eJmeriehce. ��������� Bora Airi Sligo, y Ir&  land, ���������: in 1847, he emigrated with his ~  parents to Canada at an early age.  From 1853 to 1865 the family lived iu  County 'Perth.    When the Americast  .Civil'War"-was declared Craig went to  Detroit and.enlisted in the Eleventfa.  Michigan Cavalry, commanded by. Coi.  Brown of St. Clair.;.He fought in several small engagements against the  rebehforces of GeheralyMorgan, :Whe_L  the w-ar-was"concluded-:he commence-,  sailing.   He was employed on the1 Detroit passenger bhats until he Was engaged by the C.P.R. company i8 year.  ago as the assistant of Engineer McDonald on the Ontario.    From 187S  to 1882 Mr. Craig was a member of  Windsor's police force.   He receives b  pension from the United States government, for services in the Civil war.  He is the father of 10 sons and thr������j_  daughters.  Dwarf Girl Made to Grow  A physician of Rochester, Ind., ha&  closely, to read about yoiir work, to be 1 come into fame- locally by the treat-  ordinary    criminals,  but    with    clti-   tlo"B  interested in it, and to want-to improve It. The object is to lead1 children to think about farm life, to bo-  proud of farm life, Dind want-'t_-read-  about farm life and farming opera-  1  _ l____r������ .  >    ���������  zens who havo unwittingly been guilty  of some infraction of the numerous  German proscriptions."  monoy brln-v- with ii may trnubleR." ' cauRe he had boon making eyes at  "Il does Indepil," euld Hugh, "and It her. and thnt was on tho Brighton  strikes me that may bo vory forcibly I pior. 1 had bettor go up and soo if  brought home to uh very soon. Htul I she Is all right."  wo not hot tor go in and son if Delia | Ho went upstairs accordingly, but  )i_q <-ome  dnwimtairH yet?" .      ��������� found Deliit'a door locked, and could  "Don't iiifntlon tliis nuui, Doiui, to ) got no nr.-WCT when he Knocked. Oor-  her," nn Id Mr. llothcrlngton tiulckly. I tain houihIh of splashing nuggentod,  "it may l.������e advlnable to leave hor if i however, that Rho whd engaged on no  w������i havo to go to hoc Noah Slddlo; j doubt necosBary ablutions; nnd some-  and if Klio known whoro wc havo gone , what ivUi'VGd In mind, Mr. Tletho.r-  hii������ may int.n.1 ou I'uliowiiif*- u.-."- ijigu-h v--.ni. flown tjj.iln to Join l-Iinrh,  Tltifj;!) iindMod, thinking thin precau* ; nnd net out with him to keep tho up- i to������-r>rnnmwit-tf-iiin8.tiwi*Mriii-<������_wt  Murphy, the .foreman, was sent to  tho railroad office to report a alight  accident iu tho gang ropalring the  track. Ho whb handed a blank and got  along al! right until ho flrimn to the  spaco hcadfed, "Remarks." After staring at It a while hfc becokoned to the  clerk.  "What's the matter, Pat?" asked  that official.  "Woll, flor," tfaid Murphy, "ye boo it  was Dill's big toe ho hit wld th' ham-  mor and it wudn't lulc well for mo V  write down tit* raymarks BUI made."  We   have  apparently  come    to   a  place where all the out-of-doors was  left out of a child's education." The  idea of education had narrowed down  to a thing which you could get only  inside of four walls, with tha teacher,  tho blackboard and the hook.   Nature  study Is a protest against, the artlllc-/  ialitlos of school work. It is, an effort  to  natumli/o  school  work;   to bring*  tho school out of doors, realising that  tho things tho child comes in contact  with every day make n basis for education of the soundest kind. So we  havo como to a scheme of teaching'  agriculture through work with plants  and animals and soils and leather.  This is the natural and tho aonflible  way     tho way in which* the race has,  us it were, been taught ugilculturo.  Many other Bubjocts of importance  are dealt with m tho report of tho  tenth annual mooting of tho Canadian  .Seed Groworw' auRnclatlon, obtainable.  from the department of agriculture nt  Ottawa.  ^_  tion wlno, and tin-y wont back Into the -'pointment with John Dodd.  dining room, where thoy found Delia j  f*l*.tlii0 iiina/.od  In  her chair, on her ���������  '���������rmntomiiHiw     an   oxprcsslou   of   tho '  iMOftt   nl'.oluto  iiuloiilHlnnonl;     while  ���������iVf't hor   hair and   down    hor    fnor*  niokl-'o in Ilk from a jug mat had up  CHAPTER XX.  Mr. Hetherlnjjton'u Plan ]  An   thoy  poHHOd  out   of  the  hotel, |  n<i aluim: tho Hldowolk towards th# I  Dodd had polUtujvl.out to J  lo Wh  irocji-i   nun* rroin a jug timi niui up* - ,   '      .    v  ;;' ,, ... .:,.������;./ i  ���������larently ju������t bo.-n y.nj.iieii vv-r lr'v-S .,n''-5 HlP-J}??athn? ?t m*i  V������d.   V>foftHii_ to i.or Hai'STr. Tom   thc!������- Mr- TToUim-liigloi; turnoil  ;*,.,_. ,..,;;....;..��������� ;,;, v.a.-., !-.-:��������� r_-  mi.V!?';,a",! mUU        ,     ,,,  ��������� i ������rav������ wild ooiuj.otuil iiti pro.viouBiy,       ,,.-���������'   ,   ,v"u >'���������������"'"���������-' '���������"  /. ."Hth r. ������"f'rt:i'.i' i'o*..li*ou-< -ihout ono  ���������ur whiult hUsK'-i'lod much to llun'i.  -h ihny enteroil, Dollii lifted her hand  ���������-but vory Hlowi*������, un.i .it. uu iui^t..  Yet your licot horae i'i Jiif't an  liable lo develop a Spavin, Ringbone,  Splint, Curb or lameness us your poorest I  KENDALL'S  SPAVIN CUHE      '  libit ^uved many (ltoiuiai'uhi of dollarn In hor������#  flci-h hy fntlrrly curing: these uilnientn,  Net*iow OrinTlti, tlnifirlcU, Ra������te, wttf������i  I _ "l Imre licen tmintf your .spuvm t.ur* nn.i h������h  ! itw_-UMi������eb-������i(iniin-Mt-. It ^w.'.-.i'i'.vtiJl*- C_ri_ s  curwon i������ ilrivi*.i������������������v������tr������-,,������  -WW������^.WW..Wi"  KJ .      ,-W   . w  nald ho luul come to hums, two u-ii-OCji  win. \v*:n- to -ibshl Sld.'ll*.-?"  '">'������!������,"   Maid   l-Iugl*.     "1   rcinembor. I PouHtnltecliaaccnxtUh ywirlior-M.  Ker-p������  Wiiv'!" **ottl������������i.*t������fiulo������'ii������mndy,|i-.ttfor|l5, Ourboolc  "Nothhii'    iiiitliiiiK "     roniiod     Mi.     *r<"ni"-autht "<>*������*'' "������������ -idru_|.uuor  ;;, ,.���������,.������������������ '������������������ ������������������ -  ������.'.i.v.������t tha t I r������r.������.JP���������W?NMll. CO.. R������������s_srB l������������������i.V*.    ��������� ������������  ).,.  ....,.,  fiflriktnv rifinply. < mMmmmmoim*mwmmmmmmM*mimmiim mi   "What i������ your name, llttlo hoy?" in-  quired the kindergarten teacher of her  pupil.  "I don't know," naicl tlio little boy  bashfully,  "Well, what does your father-call  you?"  "1 don't know," still more bashfully.  "How uooh your mother call you  when tho griddle cakon uro done'."  '|81io don't -call mo," beamed tho  now Pupil; "I'm there already,''  Willi l'OI������Jl������ilUM   IU  MIU  Urtii ui m'ttitUi- i  L ���������  jiiui'in,'i"*:,"*������������yG", r������_earr-ssjsivl-nt of HiaI VkMim wjw*.  ment of Harriet Ross, 15, of that city*  who has been dwarfed since birth.  The girli'wlio is the daughter of Mt.  and Mrs; Omar Robs, Is unusually  bright. She was greatly grieved by  childish taunts about her _l_e, ant-  pleadings to hor parents to take her t������  .speciali'sts. resulted in trlp_ to large  cities, where the beat medical aid w_������  enlisted but to no avail.  Then hor case wao turned over to*,  local physician, who discoveerd  thnt  her dwarfed condition wnia duo to tb-  fact   that-alio' wna minus the thryolBl  gland������' that scientists know to bo responsible for th<j g-0*8ii_. of tho humaic  faiully.   Then   ihingorNoun   operation*'"  were atarlod,   the physicians   making  regular   lnioctlons   of thryold aerum  takoit   from tho   glands   of healthy  pheep, and now, aftev several month-*  treatment, tho girl has actually grown  aovdral lnchea, gaining at; nuch raplU  atiidea that It 1ft expected alio will ul������  tlmntoly ho of modlum height.  Turkey Not Turkish  11 Is probably too lato to change tlw.  nam'a of that Homowhnt overrated fowj  ���������the turkoy. to name, however, te  Icaa important than its price, which in  rlHliig. Ho hnu no connection whatever with the country of hlu nam������,  for ho arrlvod with tho Spaniards  from tho-discovery of Mexico, nnd hj>  lu-'l v.T.r', r,n 1ho . . elo_lj������.������tloal t"h1n���������  hut no more than "one tn t. dish," tn  Crammer onjotued. HIh native plac*-  Ib in tho wout, not the eaat, nnd yow  would ilnil.lt very difficult to prociiw*  n turkoy in, Oouatanlnople, ���������LondCtt.  Clu'onlclc.  btiuiion Chroulclo <tuftlow tho ir.cjuSry'  of the navvy looklnj*.'lor work; "1 ������ay  mate. 1 w'poho yon. don't know nobody  what don't want nobody to do nottuw,  S-yes inflamfciti by <fxn<������#  ���������urn ta Run. t,H*lami wkffl  i,fpjlcltly -*H������v������d l������y -Jurfw  r.y-uewoay. wo SnvutuijK.  _.     ���������_      . .  ^j������" KyeComfom   /ur.  Vour Druffffht'i 50������ per Bottle. Mi-ihc Ey������  t)nwriiti or Marino tyt ktntiy C������.������ Cklctf*  r! A. JfcMLj' J&JS- Y. ������2U VV a ������_<_&__*- __ JL ���������L?i>J, J_s._ <L*������  *_���������������_.  _. at,  *___���������  ot   _7A _fc_B- _>*������1_*__*_L  IB Mb������flJUI KH B  Tlnnei  Wt/C������5  TkT,  A*.'  ot .Apply to Canada j  nn   I "RJS* _.  "5TST TtT   ou jltaucii War Hews  ft Gtoviimg Sm*3$sir Every Day.  ���������carterl'__ " __rrr_.E  sjver nsxs -Ee  _smoa3_>I.r!-&���������^GaS  ���������sJygtv- _s_-f  ���������j^ypsrfiaeasail  ^sri. -Mil-,  sicaa use  SMtnfor  *&���������'<������__,*  ���������sks, ii?^-M_s_. ^s_t������_t__f_^, ������e3_ss ������__*-  Small Pall, Smalt Dose, Small Price.  ' \ Genuine m_3t_������ar Signature  ������_ilI?T������iOi  B !_3'B.'EM_S_S������     _  ft I  8.  B_ft  W\\%  urn jiF mif  io us$  __, ������_.-._  Phosphorous  Matches  : It is now/filegal to make -.  ^4< White.    Ffaosj-horous"  . Matches.      SJa    a    y-cSif's  ���������- time * it will "foe unlawful  tdseiliherrt-  If you*re strong for Effi-  ,,.������iency���������"sFor Made in  .,. Canada** ��������� and   "Safety  ���������First?' ^you will* use   -  Prohibition    of    Export " of Certain  ***    ��������� Goods Published  Considerable alarm in industrial  circles has been..occasio-__d by publication iu January number of the Postal  Guide of a ^dng list cf commodities,  the exportation of which from Canada-  is said-to b- prohibited to all destinations. The,Hat is headed by the fol-  hibited to ail destinations."  "By'royal, proclamation, Avhich has  been published in the Canada Gazette,  it is'declared that, ,ali orders issued  heretofore concerning the exportation  ���������of goods from Canada are revoked and  tt is further' declared -t'nat the exportation ot the following., goods .be* prohibited to all. detsitiations,"   "'  The   list 'contains several hundred-  items, "including- nickel ore, nickel and  ferro-nickel, heavy.boots for men, oil  kinds, hags, sacks, copper, rope,  ���������_--_'_%*-_--    ������*-*������  4UUCX,    ���������Ot-Vs- *) ,.  A further list includes goods whose  export is prohibited to all countries  save those of British connections.  These include wheat; flour, animals  arid certain other important commodi  ties) which form -a large part of Canada's trade with the United States.  Inquiry instituted into the publication has elicited the information that  a royal , proclamtion dealing with  prohibited goods from the "united  Kingdom and published as such in the  Canada Gazette has been mistaken for  a Canadian.order-in-council. So much  is plain from the second clause of the  proclamation where exportation is prohibited to all ,destinations abroad  "���������other than his majesty's dominions,  colonies, British Indian territories, under British portection^ Cypress,- the  .Channel Island's, "and Egypt.' Had the  proclamation .applied to Canada* Great  Britain would have been among the  exceptions.  __L__i__i__pjS_]  T(  _A^A 4.*  \������-  Too many women struggle  under pains and aches.  They are not-sick���������but weak,  nervous, irritable.  Such women* need that blood-  strength that enme*- bv takir������*  SCOTT'S EMULSIO-J, It alco  strengthens the nerves, aids the an- ������  petite and checks the decline.  Sr voire, or mother tire easily  or look run down, SCOTT'S  EMULSION wilt build her up.  ������t_i*T&t e>������s=>rr--;:-r-'s  tu_ -""- ���������"'    ;  a<ai������������irii������am__-|,  r���������  Ses-oisi Neit-isoisoiioiis  #��������� X W S_- _ -> _*    __: '   _.    _   0  . BABY JS VERY COMFORTABLE -INO  * _.I_fS4a*s -minim.   ���������������_"_������������������**-_���������_-_  How's This<  ���������W^ Offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for any case of Catarrh that  cannot he"5 cured ' b^ Hall's  Catarrh  Cure.   "  F. J. CHENEY & CO.,- Toledo.-O.  ���������Vv"������, the undersigned, have known F*. J.  Cheney for the-last 15 years, and believe  him perfectly "honorable** in all 'ousiness  transactions and financially able'to cany  out--any  obligations m.nd.    _y liin  firm.  KATION A__"BA_?5_ OF" COTij(SIlSriCE,  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internal-  Toledo, O.  ly, acting: directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the syslom. Testimonials sent free. Price. 75 cents per bottie.  Sold by all Druggists.^  Take, Hall's Family Pills for  ^ What a German Told Earl Grey  "Presiding at a meeting of the Royal  Colonial Institute, Loudon, to hear an  address from tiie Earl of JHeath on  the training of the new armies, Earl  Grey,.in the discussion that followed  alluded to observations that had been  made as to the German envy of the  British empire.  By way of emphasizing what lia.I  been, said, his lordship mentioned  what a German had' told him, "that  deep, at the bottom of every German's  heart is the desire to take from Eng-  "���������".^l   mc     cuipuc     mot    JOu        ell-     IlOt  strbng enough to hold. In the opinion  of the German people, you are rotten  through and through. You are such in  sordid sloth anl sensuality, . and we  mean to take from you, some day,  the empire which is ours by right."  He thought it likely that idea of the  British nation -may���������have received  some change. It rested with us to  complete the conversation, and to  -raise tip a new nation aud a new  world on principles and ideals >*iyhi_i_  would bring -an ever-increasing measure* of prosperity aud nobility to "the  people .of the earth.���������Alnwick (Eng.l  Guardian.  Importance   of  Titanic   Struggfi-- Not  Fully Appreciated  by  Unthink-  * ing Class ���������       * \  Certain light minded persons seem  to have criticized New Ycrk papers  for demoting so much spa'ce'to news  from the theatre of war. It is doubtful,  .however, if any ^intelligent reader  with anything approaching "an adequate conception of the importance  of Uiis titanic struggle in history and  in human affairs deplores the fact  that space is given to every item of  significant news coucemin0" the war.  It is not only the most terrible but '���������h.e  most momentous drama enacted 6a**  earth since our planet rolled formless,  and void in-Space. Tens of thousands  of books will be written on it-in* centuries yet unborn, and when it lies as  far in the past as the war of Troy,  or as IVIaratiiGn and Salamis lie h. hind  us *now, it will still he regarded as  the crucial point in human-histcry and  the chronology of mankind may be  dated from this year 1914 when an old  order perished and a new age or dispensation began on earth. It is our  privilege, far removed from the maelstrom of woe and in a land which obtains the fullest narrative of events as  they occur, to watch this drama of the  ages unfoideu and to live through  events of which the future will read in  fascinated horror.  A dozen cab!3s, a thousand wires  and the whole ambient ether are  throbbing "with the story of the vials  of the wrath of God that are boin.j  outpoured on the world; .yet child-  minded people complain _that their  papers tell too much about it. They^  had better go out in their back yards  and play horse with tne children, or at  all events keep the evidence of their  mental vacuity o_it of sight and out  of the public prints.���������Rochester Post-  Ejcpress.  ������<_���������   ������ *    t.lV/11,  r������_ n-i-_*^B������ff\i_-   bv  ^^SLOVTC  Controlled by Admiralty  STO-tELY WEGE_������*SiLE������������������8������OT NARCOTIC  _rwS was-ar���������pwiawcwq.ETWepy.. w������. ������i_2 fnx.  9-ijre8_si_T_>#������^^S%_?S^S Hospital- with  t������-CCC-f,CSR-SWnM-N-C w_m-_k_s, LOST VIGO*   ���������,-:   ���������<.    Are yoar hands  chapped, |  f, cracked, or sorer    Have yow g  {"coid cracks" which open and tf  bleed when the skia is drawa g  I tight? Have you a cold sore, I  i frost bite, or chilblains, which I  I at tiirtes makes it agony for you  |tb go about your duties ? If so,  1 Zam-Buk will give you relief,  g aad will heal the frost-damaged  i skin. _j  B          ~  a      a-urs B. Strniaa.. nt TOa a.   H~*_������- *  | ford, N.S., writes':    " My" hartds I  I     Vlts.ts  J-���������   ������������������^    vuuyycvl   A    n M������   ������_.-   ���������  I able to put them in water. All  remedies failed to heal until I  tried Zam-Buk. Perseverance  with this balm completely healed  the sores."  0������������1ttJlXnir 1������_������f������ g.*������4������   ft..������.������.a   f.-_9__a  cares eczema, plies, chapped iumtia, s  cold aores, ipo-*.b'S;_3, and all elcln U  diseases and laiurles. Refuse eub- I  etltatea. At ali <_Tu_-siiit������ and stores, I  g 50c box. 1  __ _. w:-v 's_  ������_/������.������������������"���������'���������   tj'_3       i^. ��������� _jf_:_._. jL__fA_������_i  ir\_ _^5S  d   ivian-o'-  War  Ascensien Island,    situated    about  midway between Brazil and -the Congo, is a valuable half-way house on  rp(K������t������������cc������fceffl_wc_a__vtow_-iK������B_s, lost v������_o* j lhe. Cape route,    its-position on    the  dt-*ik_������io_eV. t-t_n___.QisEAs_s.nj.ooD powoh." mam track making_t especially useful  -_asc!r-s. -^fss������t-5t*5_iHEa-o.. to dr. i-s C_������_c  M-D.JCO. H_V������J������������*-'-C~18D.������AMf STCAD. LOtiaOttrKMO.-,  __>������_w PKAqeaacaggeg.gsgj eon m or .basVto tass  ~ SA-������ AMO. ���������        _   _ . __sTi_0-cua_.  SSS-^ilAT 1UBS._Ulin> WORD *THERAPIOM' IS OH  ass.. _ov_>.s_aiu> xavuxo ^o all gcnuini . ack_-_.  Baby's battles for health can be  easily won if tho mother will constantly keep at hand the means of aiding  ner little ones when the emergency  -_.yjr     _.*j_>v..   j-.auJ   o   v/tYIl    IctUlClb &UUU1U  j  be found in every h������uie where there  are small children.' The Tablets are  a gentle but thorough laxative. They  break*un colds; relieve croop: prevent  constipation; cure indigestion; promote sleep end. in fact-cure all the  minor ills of little ones. They are  sold by all medicine dealers or by mail  at 25 cents a b'bx from The Dr. Wil-  liaias'  Medicine "Co.,  Brockviiie, ont.  Ia a .Scotch country " church the  other Sunday during the 'sermon a'  baby began to cry, and its mother immediately picked it up and began to"  carry it towards the door. ' ',  "Stop!" thev minister' cried- out.  "Don't go away. The baby is not disturbing trie."  The mother continued her way to  the door with }.]������������������_-v*?! y smuible remark,  "Oh, 'e ain't, ain't he? But you're ^dis-  turbin' of him!"  When the Liver  _      ^ .>IH_������I#   i <3ivr_D lasuifryy kluhf ^i  ������______���������*���������>���������*_>_i_a___Baenia i_*-v������__m_a_mn_m_l  1  :&wz  1  ���������will prevent the little illness of today  from becoming the big: sickness of  tomorrow .and after.- For troubles of,  _"-_o*'ir--i-ip_at_-~*CTA  *_*���������#_������*_-_-_   -er*-.* _-������������������_ -eve,---* *_-_  ilcld ereryrrhc  Peatherstonhaugh tt Co.,. head  ot-  4ce,; King street'.-..oast:, ..Toronto, Can-  ���������>_da.'-.y:y>:i* :l^-r%\)��������� ''^A^AA;-?^-'���������-':;. ���������  .   A .';'  ������������������:i������W A. mi   .i i iil ' - ,.-,'.V',.'  ,,.' i, 'in.' '.-."��������� ��������� ,; HA.,.A ' ii i'i'i'.'.iI'  M  Instant ,-.;r;  ' ' -������r_ "'���������������������������'   '-.'��������� ���������  Paint    on    Putnam's  ..-.;��������� Extractor tonight, a'iji  \ ' corns jfeol better In the  AMtorniug.. Magical th6  way "Putnam*** eiiaoa the pain, deu.  ���������troys the rootsr Ikl.fa a corn tor all  time. No pain. Cure guaranteed. Get  ii;������25c bottle of Putnam's Extractor lo-  i&y.     '������������������������ '���������*-'..���������     ,"���������',���������- :' '!��������� y  as a provisioning.place for ships on  their- homeward' way.  J Physically^ > Ascension is a desolation'of "extinct'" volcanoes    and lava  fields, .but the prevailing fresh southeast trade   winds   make   its   climate  very healthy, and a sanitorium built  on Green Mountain, which dominates  the island,  is. a refuge for men  invalided from the coast ,of West Africa.  ..   Discovered on, Ascension Day, 1601,  .(thence,its name),    tlio island    was  unlhliahlted .until the British government occupied it as a military station,  in 1815,  during- the confinement    of  Napoleon in tho island of St. Helena,  $00 miles to tho south.  :.. Now it is under the direct, control  of the admiralty, and is iT^ier rigid  discipline,:   being* ruled by a resident,  .'naval...officer,'.'exactly hs, ii ifc were u  nian-o'-war ancnorcd in mid-Atlantic,  )Vuu     ix       C.cw       ut    UUuuu    -cl>v>     no, v iii  officers and families, seamen, marines and the. sturdy Gralii Coast  "Krumen," who-aVe such excellent laborers and sailors and the best surf-  boatmen in the world.  ��������� The KTumeii are especially useful  in the heavy work of this strongly-  tortifled coaling' station, with its  naval vlptiiallng yard.  Tho youth had been asked to write  -oanxplcs of the inallcativc, subjunctive  nndi potential moods, and an exclamatory Henten������e. This i*a what ho pro-  drtcotT.-.. .        ���������������.  "I am trylnK toi^aso an English ox-  *!������4nffi.tl9J2.,' ?f I',aa.sv.'cr tventy qifos-  t������ono I ahull patus. It I, answer twelve  ���������^ncstlOuB I may puss. Hoavou help  zaiot". .*/ '  Worms In. chlldieu. If they bo not  attondml to. canne oouvulwlonfl and  2*t������n .rfle������th. Mother Graves' Worm  f-xtermlnator will protect tho children from those dtntrcsslng afflictions.  Smoothing  It Out  A young Parisian, noted for his  grace and readiness as a _eoond in  many duels, had been asked by a  friend to accompany him" to the  mayor's office and affix his signature  as a witness to the matrimonial ceremony.  He consented, but when the scene  was reached awkwardly forgot himself.  .Just as the mayor was ready for  the last formalities he broke out, to  the astonishment of all parties, Svith  the- remark: .  ''..''Gentlemen, cannot this unhappy  affair be arranged? Is there ho way  of preventing this  sad  occurrence?"  ��������� ��������� ,-_���������_���������-*  VB"*CW5  J. Ui p������*l_  Ethel used to play a good deal in  in Sunday school, but one day she had  hemi so good that the teacher said in  praise: "        .  "Ethel, my dear, you Lave been a  very good girl today."  "Yoth'm," ��������� responded Ethel. "I  touldn't help it. . I dot a 'tiff neck."  There   is   Nothing   Like   Dr.   Chase's  Kidney-Liver .Pills to Set it  Right  Mrs. C. L. Cook, 248 Tenth street,.  Brandon, Man., writes: *'I have used  Dr. Chase's'Kidney-Liver Pills for the  last four years for liver trouble, and  can say that I have had great satisfaction and-help -from them. I find  that I do not need any -doctor if I use  them when the liver gets torpid, and  believe that they^are exactly suited fo_  my case. My husband has used them  for kidney trouble with good results,  and my daughter in Winnipeg has  been helped a great deal by the use  of these pills. We say we oan't keep  house without them, and have cheated  the doctors here out of a good many  visit's. I think Dr. Chase's medicines  ire .lust-th- thing, and have recommended them to many people who  have used them with good results."  By keeping the liver active and the  howels -regttlar,- Dr. Chase'��������� Kidney-'  Liver Pills prevent and cur. such disorders as biliousness, constipation,  chronic-indigestion and headache. One-  pill a dose, 25c a box, 5 for $1.00;  all dealers, or isdmanson, Bates & Co.,  ���������r''**������.si.-.*'   rn~-.~������4-A  j-liuii-u,   j. ������>_ - uI.O.  An old jrentleman by the name of  ' Pa^s fin.diii0' a -^oun0* lady's "dove at &  popular resort, presented . it to her  with the following words:  "If from your glove you take the let  ter 'G'  Your glove is love, which I devote t������  thee."  ~ To this the lady returned the following answer:  "If- from your Page you take the let-  Your Page is age, and that won't do  for me."  Miller's Worm Powders do not need  the after help of castor-oil or any-  purgative to complete their thoroughness, because they are thorough in  themselves. , One dose of them and  they will be found palatable by all  children, will end the worm trouble by  making- the stomach and howels untenable to the parasites. And not only  this, but the powders will be certain  to exert most beneficial influences la  the digestive organs.  Mlnard'o Liniment Cures Distemper.  : "Now, then,, young man," said the  angry, farmer,  "didn't you  see  that  board when you came treapuESing In  ..these woods?"  \ "Yes, air," aald tho culprit mookly.  .; "Well, What did it say?" ,...'���������  VI duuno. I/was too pollto to road  any. more when I saw the first word  was 'Privati'.' "  "Do anythliiK much thin woek-eud?"  "Oh, nothing*; to' apeak of."  "Anything n������n to; speak of if"  Mfflfflmi*  uvr. r.*"i ..TO. ... ,.~Tl-vii..-..i.-i������i(f~wi  ���������-->������������������ <' ,|7-,.....l|-.-,-���������.|.-,v-..���������.������,..���������,.,.,.  a/t/^.;..;,^PJ.^|^A,  m mvm^^fmsSM, Ismmj*  ^V*1*������^j__Ka!j._('  Lite Ainuiiiniu  Hospital    at  bogged    In. a  r^ssmimMmmmmmw mrpSSSmw mmr*T<^rmrmrmmwmmwmsVsf'^mM Jpf'WJP^W** ���������Mw.^J^^WCtl  BlBWB_8t_^l_t!_HHW"i^  _art1l_i'"y' ���������Mfc*.������������."������ll_<l -������UM_ fHI-.JIliMII'lllMIUfcm-.IBMIirtW-  'i������..i>ri Oil  iim.ii www.i.'i'i w"  Drove Off the Blackblrdo!  Gunner Cyril Lowis, who is olgli-  tcon years old,.realized tlio dream of  lils life by hoing in the thick of the  lighting at tiio Alsno.  In an I lit-.'view,   at  Woinon'H    I-totV   Croas  Paignton he said:  "Our    jj-un   became  trench.   Wo dug, tugged nii(J hoavad  at it in vain.   We had to rout, wcrn  out, .but returned lu the afternoon.  "Wo had : a ' Warning that the  nilo.my'H< uftillery llro Would soon-ho  oh'.iid*-' and w.e were just golu* to  ^.hnVid-n ' r.ll. r.ffprl:: tc, rr.c-lh.lr_ the*  Kiiii when .several nhpi-H came over  us.- >'Thf>)^ were from threo Germans',  Ih'umbiurti'ln a. wood.  "This mlf<ht havo ended fatally for  uh; hut.' our blacksmith mild ho \va������  not HOlng to ho boutoa by 'blade  hli-dw' In ii huHh.  ,"Jlo rodij right away, ������hot one d������. id,  uiul dhuihlutl i,ho . oi'iuiii. vvhilo w������)  rnticucd our gun. Ho has won the  V , * *.  - Mlti������rri"������ Liniment Cureo CoM_, etc.  "Woll," rapllfid.tho pliynlci.n when  .!lit* ���������aUV' uttlvutl hliu for utuii.y. "I hoi>.  tn f'iMiti si ilvafl  ������(->m*., ������r������d then -"  "Cash a draft?   What draft?"  t^uutmmmmmU**  W. W. U. 1u4<t  ���������s^i^iiifflffiMI-j^  in thl������ morning."  V>llH.llWI(,DlUIII'J I  Our National Disease  Caused by Tea and Coffee  Physicians know that drugs will not  correct the evils caused by tea or coffee and that tne only remedy is    to  stop drinking jt.  ,   A doctor soys:  , "I was a coffeo drinker for many  years and often thought that I could  not do without it, but after years of  suffering with our national, innlndv,  dyspepsia, I attributed it to the drinking of coffee, and after some'thought,  determined to uso Postum for my  morning drink. (The effects on the  system of tea and coffoo drinking aro  very similar, because thoy each contain the drug,'caffeine).  , "I had tho Postum made carefully  according to directions on the pkff. and  found it just suited my taste.  "At lh'Ht l lined It only for breakfast, but I found myself getting ho  much better, that I had It at all meals,  and I nm planned to say that 1 have  been relieved of Indigestion. I gained  10 pounds In 4 monthe and my gericral  health is greatly improved.  "I inunt t. U you of a y-.nng lady.  She had been In ill health for many  years, tho vital foiv.e������ low, with hut  YAW: p.'.'^. : '.rr,t\. !:tv ot ihe ^iW.  that Postum did mo and advised her to  try  it.  "At iho end of the year, sho wrote  mo that she had gained.40 pounds In  weight and felt like horaolf again,"  Name  given  by   Cuiiudluu  Poaluin  Co., Windsor, Out. Head "Tho Head to  Wi'llvlllti," In P1'_H.  . J'ob'uiu conu'ii In two forms:  Regular Po������tum���������inunt !>o well boil-  InntMnt Montiim���������in a. aouxMc��������� now-  d������.M*. A ������������i'������H������w������ouf������il dlf*������olvp������ *f|uk'k1y  lii a cup of hot water, and with <!i'������iuu  ami niigar, makou a dellclouu bc*v������r-  UK������*   ItifcUntl*..   :\iU:   .*).<!   r._������:   tlutt.  Tho rnwl >__!��������� fun nf hnth t*J������wH U  about the nai^ie.  1 lnniv'n   M,   lir.anun      l.ti    li>H!.UIit.  fcHsold hy Grocer������.  SUPER-SUBMARINE COMPLETED  Giant Under Water Craft Is Said to be  Wonderful Ship of War  Tho Dally Mall's Copenhagen correspondent says he learns from Hamburg that one of the now German  super-submarines has just concluded  trial runs in the bay o������ Heligoland and  that she proved well suited for the  purpose for which she was conBtruct-  od. This giant submarine, the correspondent addfl, ia of tho type that  carries supplies for threo months,  which does not necessitate her putting into a pert or having recourse ;o  the parent ship.  Cape of Good Hope���������-Sweet sixteen.  Cape Flattery���������Twenty.'  Cape Lookout���������Twpnty-flvo.  Cape Fear���������Thirty. * ���������  Cane Farewell���������Forty..  Ed���������Ho seems to be wandering in  t_  ~s.,.t  UP   _u������**\*.  Fred���������Well, he can't stray far.  Minard's Liniment Cure* diphtheria.   ��������� - -. ��������� ., ,n .  The Size of Canada  Sir Robert llordon, dealing with the  dimensions of the Dominion of Canada, recently asked his nud'.once: Do  you realize how groat a country Can-  udu Is? K you could pivot lJunuuuu  upon its oaatern seaboard, it would  cover tho northern part of tho Atlantic Ocean, the British Isles, Norway,  Swodou, Denmark, Hollaud, Belgium,  the northern part of Franco, the entire Gorman empire and a considerable part of 1-urapean Russia, and a  man who JIvoh in Halifax, Nova  Scotia, la a thousand,  miles farther  that ho i������ from London.���������Wcntuilust-!  er Guzette.  It Teutlfleo For lt_elf.���������Dr. Thomau'  KelfVctrlo OU noods no tontlnioniul of  IU powet'H, olhi'i than ltnolf. Whoovr.r  trios It for -oughti or colds, for cuts or  contmiioiu", for HpraiiiH or burnt-, for  paiim in the llmha or body, woll know  that, the modleino proven U������olf and  ixw.ilu   f\i\   ..iiovi>nt r������.      Til"''   ii|m'������i   V'"!***'  (bin <^>ll Ih In go no nil hh.>.  ���������������������������Ill  mmm  "1 can't ntny lon;r," r-nM tlif* chairman of tho committee from tho colored <:hur_]i. "I Jwst nauo to fcee'lf .\o'  wouldn't  loin  d_  mlm>tlo:i   Imud."  "Fo' d<������ Ian' biikom, lionoy," rcpltcil  tlil'    l,M,     U*V-.UIk4, J. ,        **..������*,l       %.t/i������**i    I *J    11.*'.     *  can't even i������l������y a luouf-ortan,"  mmmmmmwmti  Could Not Sleep. Clothing Irritated. Impossible to Keep from  Scratching.  Used Cuticura Soap!  rinn Ainlm������.|l       IhTmm r.~.._ l_f/������ll  ;4   liuU \ziiii������iiuiii>    iii i oui/ajro tvuiii  ���������"      -��������� ������  t  r 230 DtUTorin Avo.; >ViiinIpo���������; Man.--"!  foocatno troubled whl* a rash t-hnilur ta  hlvea on my faco and arm������. Later ib spread  ovor my body. 'JClite rauh  llchod and burnod and If  rubbod tho skin woidd bo-  romo liot and rod. It got,  ho very Itchy I could not  Htuop. Tlio uioru i HcratclUMl  tho woroo It ROtr. I na������  many nilnuto- ab a tlnxi  Willi .'lunched hand- to  koop front irrltatlnn th������  raah and ������lvo my^ ukln tlmo to cool. Tho  (Irnt fuw duy������ tlio Bitoli IncroasAd no rapidly,  that iny body wa������ doitod "������vltli thorn.  "Tlio upotn on ������uy faco and n������_'k -#r������wi}  ���������0 plainly vlulblw, csipncially if 1 Hcralcliwlt  liioiu, ihuC ii uxoiUcd Uio i.ii..-. iu liiu Ijou.'.-*  lo hldo my dlHflKtiwtnnnl. Kvory tlmo my1  body Itocamo ovor-hontrnl >ny cloihlntfl  Irrlliilod tlin iuhIi ho iuu'Ii that/ lt> ������M Im-  p^wulblo to knup from wcnt'dilnt. din part������u  Ovor two w������wUn of lorlure nnd nluoplow'  nightn I nnfTonjcl. s  "Kiinwlnit from r\xpnrlnt\ro that Ctitlcur*  Ro���������i������ and Olntni-til; nnm i-VkmI T n<mH- otik'  to Uio d. lift utoro foi* Hoaio. T r<>!l-,w������xi Urn'  (llNtrtloaM and In a t*vr dny. I noil������f<������I th.  f.if'u  nan _:,--n,  n_i i;|ii(ii ������;.;k������U i_<iinK>    it.  ion u_vu I wuu -LjopH'tiily wull.".    (SI|(n(Ml>  Mr:.. Julis. Luiih, Ju:-.. !!, \ut t, "  Sumplci: Fraa by Mall  Cuticura Hoap and Oliiuuont- noUl tliro:iKt->  hjiil wio I'Kt'ii.    >>������������>��������� uo.-irti iioe Nuuipia urn  J!CttUeu-a, Um. 1). l������o-toa.V.".& i-'t/"'"  i���������llil-_ftl rtH  CKfcSiOrv  KCV&cW  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, 35. C  Subscription : $2 a year in advance;  $2.-50 to United Stat es points.  C. F. Hates, Owner and Editor.  PRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, MAR. 12  Pretty Well Fed  candidate for each  of tbe respective par-tie*  In the. 1915 redistribution Trail  had one of its citizens an Tu.P.P.,  and now we have1 a Trail conatitu-  In view u_  the  many hardships  the British soldiers are having to  endure, particularly in the trench,  campaigning, it is pleasant to have ������������*;    Next distribution lets try  ~\ Suggests a Change  In times of trouble -more trouble  cornea Early in the month it was  announced that the pay for government road work this year would be  cut down to ������2 per day, and now  comes a proposition from one J. W.  Ford of Sdgwood to- the Nelson  board of trade askirg that body to  urge upon the government the advisability of having roadwork done  by contract father than by day  labor.  He   considers   government   day  the assurance that the man in the  ranks is fed, and with unfailing  regularity if there is any means of  approach to him���������and he gets  enough and a bit more.  Here is the way the ''grub" s_rv=  ed out averages per man. daily :  It ib. of fresh meat, or 1 lb. pro-  served meat.  1$ ib. of bread.  4 oz. -of bacon.  3 oz. of cheese.  4 oz. of jam.  sil-liiA  0&csftii>  - * < ? -  ���������i.i. III*).  >w   yp    ������������������������   ���������*  labor   on   roadwork   the greatest  and have a gentleman from Creston  representing us at Viotoria���������and a  Creston constituency looks tolerably safe.  - The Bevikw io assured there are  enough votes in the Valley to warrant the nomination of a local man.  Certainly this is the growing end  of the riding���������another good reason  for the momber being resident hereabouts. We have plenty of M.P,P.  material for half a eioaen candidates; let's don't get squabbling  amongst o\*rselvea   and miss this  H  3 oz. of sugar.  h lb. of fresh vegetables* or 2 <*_, l������olden <W****���������9-  of dried.  I oz. of tea, coffee or cocoa,  bstacle today in the path  of agri-      2 oz. of tobacco or 50 cigarettes  cultural: progress in the province." |weekly. ^  He quoted instances where tfcebur-j    This is a P^^ Sood bai of fare>  and  it is a scientific one.    It has  HGM������  _P   THB  TRAfuSiSMT  IS ������  *    CC.-V?MOO/OUS  SAMRL.E  ROOMS  I 'I  WTHE BEST AN& mO������T|  F>GFULA& HOTEL,^ IN  1  -THE  KQOTENAY9  Run   on strictly   iap-to-date  < . ���������-.   ���������*        * **���������  lines.    XTnexcelled, service in  all    departments*       Kitchen  (including    cook)  ���������_= _f  svau  _*11  white ladies.    Every   comfort  and attention given to guests  B  B  ������������**������i_  JL U**-  V*ra #.  u><*_  is s upplied  a  only tbe Vypst brancfoi goods.  A   KArt  *>.^ I _������������������_ ,  V/*W*^.&  < len of having to bay as much a4 $8 \  per day for the hire of a man swid j-**6611 determined that  team of horsea had to be borne by Iie^*'are neededt *������ keeP a man at  intending settlers to have their|his **st with 'hard service' each  land cleared, and intending settlers j day, the measure of hard service"  would not and could not pay such a !"**������������������ a 20-mile march. The above  prices j ration provides 5.000- calories.    It is  This came about, he claims, I witerestiugv to know that cheese  through the fact that the govern-i ������*>rds more calories than meat, the  ment paid $7.50 per day for the hire! relation being as 7 to 4. It is said  of a man  and team of horses oni*he  French regard the British as  .   ��������� *   4 fa* ��������� __ **>  roadwork.   w nen a man was asked 1   ���������*'" *v"   to do legitimate clearing work he1    would quote his price for the work' ^  Kaslo For Ours  Methodist Ladies  Present Comedy  Porters ISLeet Trains  jporu  aiSO  OxS-sTjl_o  The Redistribution Bill was  tne * brought ������lown at Victoria on Thursday last, and as The Review predicted the Ymir riding has not disappeared in fact, though it has  been reduced in size, will henceforth be ealled Trail constituency,  and will comprise all the towns on  the west bank   of  the  wOi-  umbia  at ������8 per day. for he did not feel  inclined to work for less in this  case.  Mr.  knowledge that three months'roadwork at good pay is obtainable  does not tend to encourage initiative among the agriculturists who  are -> satisfied to get government  work and let their ranches lie idle.  It was always possible for them to  get a few months' work and a few  deerfor winter meat and then they  c msidered themselves "jake" for  the winter.  Mr. Ford states that in the  Arrow Lakes district there had  been a great trend toward legitimate farming since the beginning  of the war than during the nine or  ten years preceding it. The farmers were beginning to see where  they would have to settle down to  business on a sound basis.  While few will be inclined to disagree with Mr. Ford that under  the contract system more road  should be built for the same money  than is the case under government  supervision,  we fail  to see where  the     change    would    lessen     the  demand for teams and laborers.    If  the roads have to  be built the men  sind  horses will  be  required���������-and  the political associations will see to  it   that,    all   contracts   for   gov-  eminent roadwork contains a pro- \I Creation Valley   wants  tiie  M.P.P.  viso that, the day's pay for men and j for the constituency in which it is  teams is pretty much on a par with j situate to live in his constituency���������  prevailing   wages   for   that   class j no non-resident need apply.  of work.  River from the international boundary to the iower end of Arrow  Lakes.  Amongst the territory clipped  off the old Ymir riding is the Creston Valley. For _ t least the next  live years we will be included in  Kaslo electoral division which includes all the towns in the Kootenay Lake region from the international boundary northward, including Howser.  While most of us would have  preferred to remain in Ymir there  is at least one advantage in tho  shift to Kaslo. The present representative of the riding, Mr. McKay,  makes his home at Victoria. This  little detail may not have been considered of muoh importance, by the  Kaslo riding as it existed before  the present redistribution, but from  now "on aspirants for the Socialist,  Liberal or Conservative nominations will do well to take notico that  The members of the Methodist  I-idie-* AM made their debut' as dramatic entertainers on Thursday evening last when they put on the tw o-act  comedy "Afternoon Tea in Fi'iendly  Village, 1862," in the Mercantile Hall.  Owing tij. the disagreeable weather  only a fair sized crowd was in attendance.  The-first act portrays Mrs. Kelly  entertaining two old school friends,  Mrs. DeVere and Mrs. Barton, residents in a distant town, and who is  also favored the same- afternoon with  a call from two neighbors, airs. Good-  sense and Miss Jane Skinning���������the  latter a rather pmnouneed man-hater;  the curtain being rung down at the  close of the Customary showing of the  family album. . '  The second act is also at the Kelly  nimie. the hostess on t-b������s oce__sion do=  ing the honors at a'quiliting bee, the  usual routine of which is disturbed by  the unexpected arrival of two city folk  Mrs. Vernon and Mrs. Good, the act  concluding with some* old-time songs  and recitations.  The more prominent parts were in  the hands of Mrs. Hickey as Miss Jane  Skinning; Mrs. Maxwell, who was  Mrs. Kelly, the hostess; and Miss N.  Reid, one of the city ladies," who  all handled their lines admirably.  They were ably supported by the  other members of the^cast who, though  filling lighter roles, were important  factors in rounding out the finished  production the plaplet received. Those  taking part were:     ;-  Mrs. Kelly, hostess, Mrs. J. Maxwell  Mrs. Barton\-*T.oSt.-__ *��������� G.CartWright  Mrs. DeVere J v,?ltors   - Mrs. St. Jean  xn the stag;  ing of- the playlet none i  of the details were overlooked.   Mrs.  Kelly's parlor had a  Zocidedly cheerful  appearance;   the  furniture, "curtains, draperies, etc.��������� were all nicely  arranged,   while the costumes of ail  taking part were a decided factor in  making the  entertainment a success.  Thb Revi-ew is asked" to extend the  Aid's hearty thanks to all those who  assisted in any way in the entertain-  ment, also the Mercantile Co. for the  use of the hall. for rehearsals, and to  Miss Lena Cartwright, who supervised  the production of the play.  Pound District Act and Pound  District Act Amendment Act  NELSON  The grant to the public library this  ���������*  ���������  ���������  ���������"* ������������������ .m x-u.~*    *    ���������  ^i * ^_S___-___i  year is $3-U. in xvx*������i_ic vote -sriii qr_-_-_������  Eggs were back to 35 cents a dozen  on the  _?.d'.e9 Mrs.W.Or awford  TH      ft i..n^:_.  Hi. - V/CIJ.U ������T J. ���������(*  Mrs. Attrid  SCt-a. E. Cartwright  So long a8 there  in opportunity  ������*1okc by to make a few dollars per  day in cash money, paid at the end  of every month, there will be found  a clans of rancher who will forsake  the   hind   temporarily;     some   of  iiici-HKity, in order to get some oumI.  lo make  a presning payment, and  other** who are really only ranching  mm ii v-Hlflhut���������at  least until  such  t'xnu:  an  work  by  tho  day   is  no  long, r convenient.  The Nelson board of trade m-oro-  tary may us well wiihI-i paper basket  Mr. Koii.'h excellent communication. Not for many moons will any  gov<'. it-mont  seriously ooiinidor any  -*M������-lt   HH-iiWUlUl       UHl-'MH   t/ljtt   WM,y*. ui  I hi!'.tii":-.. partiiwi cbisng'-.woi.iiVrfiiHy  ii ml anyway the change from  govcrmnei.T. U> conirm-l. i'niMlvvnrU  would not improve H-.U--.-1.. .,.'!.  the modnii* who wojuh oh ..iki  theory that, u dollar in the hand in  worth two in tlu- inilato patch, or  three in t-h<* jioultry hoiim*.  Having adopted this policy, tho  field, is   open to   alT competitors,  Mr. MoKay, of course, is at liberty  to havo his name placod in nomination at  the  party convention, but  in view of his proforonceto live anywhere but in  tho riding Crcaton  Conscirvalives, at least, will bo doing  tho riding a favor,  nnd Mr.  MoKay  no injustice,  in   scouring  tho  parly   nomination    for   some  gentleman who has HiilUcioiit liking  for those he reprosentn to make his  home amongst thtim.  Am to tho othor partion they do  not appear to bo under any obligation whatsoever to provioiiB standard hearers in Kaslo and their ������ail-  r   Ih   ������������������ii._ii_    *...   I,!.;:; __���������?!__'_  th.������������.  lllg    IH   ������'4iHior    iii  with the CoiiHiirvativcH.  All the pi-H-ir-H have ho uio likely-  looking candtdatcn in the Vrill, j',  ami o������.b''������. ������������������*���������'- ������������������������������������������oo"���������"' ���������--"4 *"hfy" ''*'���������  wmii'M i.iuHi to i,l.u_.������, ;I.;!"..'.;;'._f."^ f^**  tho ditToreiit nominating convention:- f-hat .inch dd<\o"iit-''*M bi*i lined  up for one particular Creston Valley  Miss Jane Skinning, - Mrs. T. Hickey  Mrs. Goodsense . - Mrs. F. Knott  Thomas' wife - - Mrs. Truscott  Mrs. Vernon\ City - Miss N. Reid  Mrs. Qocd f 1^*1 io  Mrs. tiiuks,  Mrs. Rundle - - A - Mrs. Attridge  Mrs. Bond - - Mrs. F. Smith  Mrs. Jacks, ��������� - - - Miss E. Smith  Mrs. Lane, -*������������������ - Mrs. Cheri'ington  Mrs. Donnelly - - Mrs. Goodwin  The Deacon   -      -   '.. -   F. V. Staples  Those who favored with selections  at the after-quilting musical? w6i*e  Miss B. Smith, who favored with  ���������'Silver Threads Among the Gold,"  and Mrs! Knott who sang "When you  and I woro Young, Maggie." Miss  Gertrude Knott contributed a literary  number. "The Ladies' Aid did the  Rest," all the numbers scoring decided  hit.H.  As a ciirtain-raiaer the ladles put on  a short musical programme to which  Mrs. Maxwell contributed a recitation,  ������'Jlm  and  I";    Mrs.   V.  Rose  sang  "Dolly'sRevenge";  Mrs. Knott, "The  Brook";  Miss Knott, "Blue Alsatian  Mountains."   Two othor popular num������  h_ra were given by t.hn Swedish trio,"  Messrs. Jonson, Swanson  and  Man-  horg, and flve momboru of tho Creston  band obliged with a musical selection  also.     Mrs. Attridge wna iu;coiiipanist  for tho vocalists.  Tlio family album ..feature wna a  winner. The subjects wore all living  p.rtuiTP., thrmp;h only the head and  Hhonld<M' worn on view���������through an  oval contraption with green background. Somoof 'thonotables presented to the admiring ga?.o "of tho school  friends by Mis. Kelly wore i  Grandmothm* HickH���������Mrs. Miller.  Clriiiulfiithm' ICi^lly���������J. G. Smith.  Mrs. .lohlah Hlggn -Miss N. Ri^ld.  JoHlnb lIiir-<-N~V. V. Staples.  Mr. KoIIv'h wJrtUu s���������Cjwolinc {imn#  i'j. C1n,ri,v.iiKl,},), Mary (M!f..i J'em>t������  NIH.oll*!). .Inn.** (Mm. N.OiM-t.wriKht).  An Old l]cau��������� \lf. Pnlmov.  Mary Ann Smlthi'l* and her mm,  Toriim���������Mm. Chiiri'Imrton and Mimtur  Jlin Uhi'iriti(j{t������������n.  i*om-v I-.Aii^',. ,*,,... *>,,,*, I!.':'* r*."'  l>en'/������'l Maxwdl, llemy Brown, Percy  Utilfoy.  N!'...*c" Ar-'.l'H.n  ��������� Mm. F. Mmllli.  Jiilto'n wife���������MInn G. Knott.  Saturday market,   which was  largely attended."  The firemen had but three, alarms to  answer-34n February. Two of them  were for chimney fires. . - - /  TLe Doukhobors are investigating  the clay deposits" at, Fairview suburb  with a view to starting a pottery.  Bishop Doull made  his first visit to  Nelson ori'Sunday. St. Savior's church  was far too small for the crowd at the 1  evening service.  Aboard of control, consisting of  Mayor Maione and six other citizens���������-  two of them ladies���������are now in charge  of the public market.  Nelson, postofflce yielded $2i),039.2X  of revenue last year���������standing .fourth  in the province, $172,399.76 was Bent  out of the city in money orders.        .  ..i,j   '  Whereas under the provisions of  the above Act, application has been  made to the Lieutenant Governor in  Council to constitute theai^acois-pris-  ed within the following boundaries at  Creston, a Pound .District, namely,  Co"5s*s--!fiei-ag at the S.W. corner of  i-ot 52S, and following a line- in an  easterly direction-to the "S.E.,corner '  of Lot 525r and continuing- easterly to  .to.,the *S.1_.' c6trieir" of "Sub. Lot IB,  thence' "north-- to'' the' N-I-.-^corner of  S������b- Tjo4-a 17. thence westerly ta a.point  on the^east line of Lot 5_4/j.hence m a,,  northerly direciiontp the N������E. corner  of Lot ,524; thence 'west. j������ -the N.V..  corner of Lot ������>2_, thence south, to the  point of co-umenceroeht.' _ '.' ..-   .  Notice is hereby given that (SO) days  after the applicationof this notice,*the  lieutenant-Governor -in Council_.will  proceed to.comply.with-=the app������ea-  tion,- unless within the said time objection is made ,by ei^ht- (8) proprietors in said proposed district in Fo*t*ui  A of the Schedule of the said A;Ct. to  the nndei-signed.   " '��������� ������  Dated this 2nd day of March, 1915.  PRICE ELLISON,  Minister of Finance and Agriculture  Department of Agriculture,  Victoria, B.C.     '  Purebred Pnuttrv For Sale  IN'eiRon hot������������s������ and' liquor stores contributed $300 to the federal, treasury  for the war tax stamps necessary to  cover their stocks of wines and champagnes. :  The hoard of trade has refused to endorse the action of the Women's institute, which favored boycotting city.  stores that handled American apples  at times when B.C. fruit was available.  -Hw_H Clajss-  White Wyandotte A  Barred  Rock   Hens  Cockerel*   _S?  Pullets  Bred from Prize-Winners and a  grand laying strain. $1.50 to $5.00  each, occomtng..to quality. Fancy  Pigeons $^L.^0 per pair.1  t. HAYES, Gannlngton, Ont.  grows more popular,  the oftoner it is used*-���������  it has the flavor. Canrt  be equalled for breakfast, dinner or supper.  Try a pound.  You'll need it any day  now to keep the poultry out of mischief. We  have a nice stock of it  in all lengths and the  price is right.  SEEDS!-  THE KIND THAT GROW  Our stock of Field, Gordon and Flower Seeds  is complete. We sell Simmers, MoTCenzioo,  Stoelo-X-riggt. ahd $). M.Foirys. You will  got a satisfactory yield from thes.     1914  1  prices prevail this year,    fciets our im������-o  tt- ou.  FRANK H. JACKSON  Uencrai Ivierchuu-  ������     <lt������.#-l.k^      _������v*  /**'������*r.*������������"0������>     I  I 'am'nM������>a*<MC"M''������l'������������'���������������'^ >;  ���������  f.  THE CRESTON REVIEW  *f  _~_? a hiR&rmrssr  ^_>������������^r-__ f_������4i&<_'\^-_  'Klevpn r^cr.ult-s t-o the Third Contingent were Presbyterians.  A ������*5_5--tt_rl^ _-___���������_"--_   _-l___ XSfK'vurmXA  0������_-t,**������ _>***_#-������'|y*<_  first robin arrived on March 4th.  Cranbrook vital statistics for February: Births, 20; marriages, 1; deaths, 1.  The Sunshine relief society netted  "$140 on the raffle of a Holstein calf donated to the society.  otherwise have  had gasoline" in their  veins again bsrtrfor the panic.  Herald:���������N. A. Wallinger.* government agent, is calling, the attention of  parties carrying special licenses to kill  deer to the fact that they have expired  and should be turned in.'"/,. '      ~ ,  The government dairy commissioner  has written the Women's Institute  telling them that unless the public  market is more liberally patronized it  would have to go ont of business.  The provincial government ha,s appropriated $_I,0GG foi- road- and forid-  gcs in the Cranbrook district- this year.  Constable Collins has received instructions to prosecute anyone operating a car on the streets without a 1915  license.  For 1914 the local pos.office- did.a  total business of $15;418.70. It stands  <*ighth on the list for this province as  ������i revenue "producer.! *"t  Cranbrook's   forty-six   recruits   for  the Third Contingent eachreceived $5,  u pipe, naif  a pound of   tobacco   and  Nome cigarettes prior to their depar-  ,- tare.-      ' -     -   -    ....,        ,        .   ,  T: .Williams, of the Reliable Egg  Farm'had a hatch of, chicks on Febru-;  .try 3rd; /On. February- 28th'he had a  . perfect hatch -of, 12-chicks out  of 12  r eggs...   "   .   --��������� " "_  "���������' '.  ��������� To'avoid,the.; expense _and delay of a  lawsuit the' six aldermen ^comprising  the city council' have resigned. Mayor  Bowness is in full" charge of the city  until an election is held.  Herald:���������Thisspring will witness the.  bringing-out of some antiquated automobiles   that probably  never  would  Vernon assessor's roll shows the totr  x<*_D vO ms <p_,iwt7,������j*ji.  Kelowena Farmer's Institute is arranging to start a creamery this year.  Only three out-of-town rinks showed up for the curling bonspiel at Greenwood last week.  The revenue of Grand JEVxcks post-  office laStryea-r, was $6,716, -At Greenwood the figures', were $3,451.  The Ettderby Egg Circle have signed  np a contract witH the .CCP.R. dining  car department to supply 60 dozen egg������  per week.  F. W. Terry has been appointectii-  .cense collector and1-dog catcher at  Revelstoke. - He gets 50 cents for each  dog destroyed.     - -��������� ^  ' During the year ending \ joarch 31,  1914, money orders were issued  amounting to a total of $129,191.02 in  the Sloean district.  At "a joint meeting of the- Fernie  board of trade and - city council a  strong committee Was named to wait  on the C.P.K. to have Fernie" made  the end of -the -KoOtenav- vallev run���������  instead of Bull River.  Only forty-two   i-eiepuOiies are now  in use at Kaslo*  " Kaslo's apple-packing school attracted but eight pupiis.this year.  -Mike Rossi has been granted a wholesale liquor license for _51airmore.  In future only permanent residents  -will be given civic work at Fernie.  Grand Forks has sent sixty-five men  with the three Canadian contingents.  Government road work commenced  in the Grand Forks district last week,'  Trail council is passing the necessary  by-law to   ensure a pure milk supply,  The robins have  arrived   at Biair-  more'and spring is expected p,ny day  fssb _������ .      m tt       ������. _*.    a ������  _   _������������������^      wvtf.      .������v_.^._������������ft&������-v..     _.   ���������  ..-^ ..-������_  S-_  <_*r._V_-������?  Qn the Market Tfi--__l_av  We have just received a $1,000.00  shipment of the above Shoes���������dought  .before the raise in price took effect.  "ft/_"R"Nf\Q   ROOTS" wa   1.SJV-*   ���������_-.������_    -w*._r.  ITS  -I  ^  ������������  Y   *T-  Sri rvt:-������*|  89  ������  Ferine will give the city engineer  ahd.some other officials a ten-day*lay  off this month.  Armstrong is borrowing $2,500 to  erect a domestic - science and manual  training school.  There are said to be between 200 and  300 cases of mild smallpox in Nelson  and the Kootenays.  The Provincial ��������� government has  granted $,500 to ."augment the water  system in Greenwood.  Prospects look favorable for a resumption of operations at the Greenwood smelter next month.  Kaslo riding is to secure the sum of  $38,000 to devote to road, trail and  bridge work during the year.  One-twentieth of the population of  Windemere mining .district is said to  have enlisted for active service.  j ��������� Between February 25th and March  2nd nine births were reported at Trail,  Six of the new arrivals are boys.  TV.**  _���������������__.     ofofiof'na fin.     flio r������if.i7     <vf  _. **x'     v *������_^������        UVWV.-lWuu   .....a. v*������^������    v*..^ TJX..  Cranbrook for February areas follows:  Births, 20; marriages, 1; deaths, 1. -  .u__xy     __&���������  a*.l-r._ -      q *  incu  C-l  the  Wateroroof Bpot on th  price of $4.50.";  Same Boot wijbh 12-in. top at $7.00.  See this line before buying elsewhere.  Store Closes every Wednesday at I p.m.  LANCASTER   &  CO.  -  -mr���������"S-^      tr^.-9-r _ -������- -wn--cr  X JO.Hi    ^ \J I\.1jJL X X  k_X*U_CU_i  "-  \ /OU   will   make   no -mistake  --\f  when you get off the train  if ���������rt������ ciorr. the register at  ___.  _������  British Columbia  Vancouver imported more -than a  "car per day of American apples during  February.  The Redistribution Bill provides for  47 members in the legislature. There  are 42 at present. -*  Among the -o__cer_ chosen for the  Third ContingentisXiient.W. Garland  Renair  ���������     *  Done  by  ���������Tbe satisfaction  _u.  1^  of work   wel1   done  This   year t J"iie    appropriation   for, **  Foster, a former  editor of the Nelson  VI'*er8 ,onff atrer the pvice is forcor������en  I ,_^..A~ I~.   *^1,-  d~^^  The Leading  Hotel of the  Fr&it    Belt  &h.  tjar    GueSTS !  Call   (Again  A   .    _i   yOfi   sign  the . Cr-estott Hotel. Traveliing  men will substantiate this. We  study* the comfort of our guests.  The rooms are well furnished iu  a manner up-to-date.  Headquarters tor Mining Men,  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  aud Commercials.  CC7_  _"  oiuis in uiie v*_eeii"vvoou i-iuing is ^xv,~  1800.   It is $28,000 f or ���������* Grand Forks.  -Fine young iambs, some -nearly a  month1 old, are to be seen in the Wan-  ��������� ta valley. One flock owner has already  ��������������� ' *, .-, -��������������������������� ��������� '" " *  Fernie. trustees, -want $15,000 for  school purposes this year. The amount  is practically the same as asked for in  1914. .     .  Fernie spent $58.15;"for relief in'February. - There -were J_3 application, for  help but only five were ��������� given assistance,  . _.      f   ntnwtt  w������>������._r>l��������� f  ������������.������  ft  T> -D  -.1 __-  uutnm  Up-iOwu  w  9  T  B *  *< If Ma  y><H-i������_(_t  Jt -_E������__r# CM.B A  n  _    _    _ ���������   M-  %> $������&������#������������������������  ���������'���������;'���������  SIR EDMUND WALKEH.C.V.O..LL.D., D.C.L.. President  .AlEXANDEK LAIRP. General Maniiaer    '       JOHN AIKD. Ass't Goners] Manaaor  CAPITAL, $15,000,000     RESERVE FORD, $13,500,000  BANKING  15Y  31AIL  Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank  of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the same  careful attention as is given to all other departments of the Bank's  business. Money may be deposited or withdrawn in this way as  satLsiactorily as by a personal'visit to the Bank. S554  C.  <nt  UT.  -r-*tra>r>'  XJ������ii-XM P  .TTfUTJlfi  :mxL.j,  r  Manager, Creston Rraneh  ,.4jjFS������t������e������c_ictt������^i������������<c_^  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables]  .V  ������v  ���������A*  ���������V*  Shipment of McLauglin Sleighs and Cutters on Haud  TEAM   SLEIGHS  Harness, Single and Double and Supp ies on Hand  Several Sets ol Second-Bum". Harness  COAL FOR SALE  JLt-D   \J.JL  >JLV.      Ht_J     CiUOCVt      jtl-S  telegrraph*of_Lce at Rossland. In future  all business will be handled from the  depot.  It ia estimated thai _hjce ^-wlie outbreak of the -war over eight hundred  men have left the Okanagan for active  service.  Tho electric light plant at Mirror  Lake is in operation again, after being  out of business since the middle of  January.  . A 70-foot addition is being built to  the Kaslo wharf. Two steamers will  now be able to berth comfortably at  lowest Water.  Kaslo council declinestosupply the  pity hoE/pital with free electric, light in  returh*for free treatment for municipal indigent patients.  The secretary of the Elko Board of.  Trade is receiving move; applications  for land than in any previous years,  from the prairie provinces.  The Provincial Teachers' association  which wna to convene ih Revelstoke  during the Kaster holidays will not  convene this year on accpunt of financial stringency.  During the .month of February the  Okanagan Saw Milln at Bndorby nbip-  ped out 54 oars of lumber, and with  fcho orders now on hand they expect to  reach 100 carloads this month,  Yuriiou N<jw_.���������Travel on tho S. &  O. train Is very light these 4ay_, ther_  being fewer passengers on the incoming trains from Sicauiuu* this Hpriug  than Ii-ia boon tho cimc for buvvral  yeiirH.  According to the Miner tho Rossland station la bo overcrowded that  during the iiihIi hours some of tho  other, _niploy������l<*H have to haek out Into  tho baggage room to give thr. Mckot  McllotH room to operate.  I'cx'iuu rTeei. re mm ivimiM-Lit Oornon  I Sleighs and'Cuttcn  Bm% __UU_U__   B    O  Phono KO  __U __tl __MttMte  Wk   M __* r������ mm, ^ ^,1 jL j^.  ivii ;v^i r-:rj i i i  8irdnr Avennw  W M   mmm    mWmm,      ������mmm%  I I    11 # -L.-I-i  Box 14  ������, 't Ml*--. '.-..I  ...   T..I.....1   Y������.  , .1 <#nr.o I  fc-fctfrfcai-t*^^^  IWIiMUl  Williil of vv.ti UiX _U*iilp(,_6Ut lHii'il aiul  tliey w_ro all nsod up by fcho hotel and  liriuor men in stamping their wIiich.  Tho drnggiett* wilt next be called upon  U> Mi-amp ll..)U' piopi-Uitary nuulictniii,  iM'.'fnu.i'H, uU;. when a much latirei -.ali  w\\\ lw- loinln foi- wiMr *tm������������������\H.  jj_.i^;������icioGC* IS  the province by the Dominion militia  department.* ��������� $131 was 'the average  price for the lot, /,_;  , Th������ 1914 - fishing catch -was worth  ^13,891^398���������a decrease over .the proceeding year' owing to a light run of  sockeyes in Northern B.C.  The new redistribution bill provides  a salary of $1,500 for the recognized  leader of the opposition, in addition to  the regular sessional allowance.  More land is in wheat around Vernon now than there was in the whole  Okanagan valley in 1913. One big  ranch alone has 600 acres in wheat.  A Vancouver company is being organized to build and operate' a fleet of  lumber ships in the hope of capturing  a big slice of the 200,000,000 feet Australian lumber trade.  Canadian  2,100 families are receiving aid from  the Patriotic Fund in Manitoba.  Since the war broke out the issue of  Dominion notes has increased almost  ^65,000,000.  Three--thousand men are wanted  next month for construction work oh  the Hudson's Bay^Railway. '��������� s  Owing to the increased area under  cultivation a serious shortage of farm  help is feared in the Northwest this  harvest   ���������': ���������'��������������������������� ,y:....:������������������,..,.'���������' ���������     '   '  "0,000,000 Chinese ngg_ were imported  into Canada last your..: Just now Victoria morshants are  buying them nt.  14c. per dozen. ..'���������������������������:nw'''" "'  ���������'������������������'������������������'"��������� \h ������������������������������������������������������ ���������  The Dominion govornnienfchai* purchased and controls 42,742,810 bushels  of wheat for tho purpose of supplying  seed grain for tho western farmer-. _  British & Foreign  A scarcity of potatoes has existed in  Berlin since tho middle of Ft bruury.  Holland has forbidden tho export of  sheep, canned meats and various meat  products.  Tho German losses In killed, oiok,  wounded and uiiusing in now placed at  ;j.__0,0-0.  Gorman pap_is are urging that each  porson limit hlmnolf to tho consumption of one egg every flfl!v day.  Tlio sum of $2,000,000 has boon collected in tolls-by fcho Panama canal In  tho flrt-t mix months of its operation.  or decent In Great Britain who are of  military ogu and 125,000 ol then, havo  already joIiukI fcho army. "'* ���������~  The fonr purcluuilug agent/*, who  liavu Uihiii uuyiug, in'*<������nn, niiii_H,,ituu  tooil tsupi'U-t; in tiu* wv-iui-n t.u_u ij.'u.  tho BrifclHh war ofilco, have Imm'Ii ������v  willed.  BOAR FOR SER VICE  J_argeEngiisii i5ei*kshireBoar Creston  Boy (31161) for.service at Mountain  View Ranch; _ Fee' $3.-���������Stocks ��������� &  Jackson, Creston^ B.C.  DHAXiBR IN  High class Boots and Shoes  c r_������f_.  K������<t**x%*im   J  *MXurn���������������o  Repairing aSpeciatly  BYNOPBia OF COAL MINIC.  REGULATIONS  Coal mining rights of the DcmiuioQ,  in Manitoba, SaskatdbeWau and Altiertn  the Yukon TorrltOryi the North west  Territories A_d in a portion of the Pro-  viiic*^ of British Colambin, niny belcuBcd  for a term of twenty-ono >ent_ nt  an an it nal ron l-.nl of Al nn now. Not  more t.bnn 3,560 nor on will be lenB.d to  one applicant;'     ->.',���������  Applionrio" for a Wse nm8t ]>o mude  by the applinaut in person to the Aiient  or Sub-Agent of tho district, in whioh  ���������thft rights applied for are Nltnntotf,  In nnrvoyod territory Ih. land must  tie described by sootioiig, or legal nub-  d'viBiona of gootlona, and in u������Bnn*oyed  territ������>ry tho trnot. nppliod for Bbnll bo  Htakodout by tbe nppllcnnt blmooir.  Each apfilioation iuu_t be aonompiJnied  by a fee of $5 which will be rnfmidrd if  t-bo riprbtn applied for aro not availnblo  but uot otberwiHo. A royally nball be  paid on tbft merohnntnblo output of the  mino nt the rate of flvo oimts por ton.  Tho p������rnnn oporntiug the mine shnll  fnrniHh tho Agent with svoin rotmrmi  uuoouutiikK for the full vpmntit.v of mer-  olinutablo coal tninod ������t������d pav the royalty thoro'tu. U iho ooiil mining rights  aro uot being operated, tmob returns  should Im*. fnrniHl.orl nt leftht. once a \ .or  The leftoo will iucludo tho conl mining righto ouly. but tho Iobuco mny bo  pormlttod to piir������h������i������������< whatever avail-  ob'o nurfneo rtghtn nifty b������ connkhrcd  npcoacnry for tho working of tho mim-  ni, iAIim r,������i4* it? _i������������ mm Mutrt*.  For fuilm.o. iiiHt-inn nppiiotnion uboiihi  bo uaadti to tlt_ R*wn-������i������ii*y oi t,hn I-<>>pnrt-  mont of tho Interior, Oi tnivn, or to ouy  Agent or Sub-Agone of tk>mln������ou Lnndi-  W  W. OOBY,  itopnty Mlnlstor or tho Interior.  N. ]l.--UnMuthorlir,odl ptiblloatton of  thin aclvoi tt������otu������������nt will not bt������ pnid for.  -90(100. qpw-i h_ii_y__>ii  _.ll.*14--������*_j t  jti_ ;; j -w-Ai  "^���������������������������AtJ, r? i-������    ������. -_.ar J>.l *     _____������������������     "^m*  m������mxmmmmmmm**mTmm*m*n  \  IK  m  m  ___������������*  _rfc_r_,     _r__"fc.f������  A     -������   _%        _*  *������  :w,.n_uu Acres sn Aixaiia  POUR IT ON  U can't imagine how deliciovis a dish of Oatmeal Porridge becomes when it is sweetened with "Crown')  Brand" Corn Sy.ru*.  Have it for breakfast to-morrow���������watch the kiddies' eyes  sparkle with the first spoonful���������see how they come -O-^iiuove'.  Much cheaper than creatu and sugar��������� belter for ihtr-  children, too.  Spread the Bread with %'Crozvn Brand"��������� serve it  ou Pancakes aud Hot Biscuits, on Blanc flange aud  Baked Apples���������use it for Candy-Making.  LILY rrv//7*A*" _?apurft-,rhiteOom_vn������ptmo-- delicate  i aavor than."CrownABraud".  You may prefer it.  ASRVOUB eWOCER-lN 2. 6,10 &20l������.T'n^  THE CANADA STARCH CO. LIMITED  Makers ot tho l^uaoiis Edw-ardsbiUR Brands.  r_s~<^rdKial~rBraiit������������trd~_,ort AVUiiam.  Head OSiea '���������������-'������'   Montreal  l-___rA|lil^klr^  icato .-������f.'  iMorxn    uakota    Has   ..np.er.scd A..ea  From  3,000 Acres  in  1911, Ac-  ;������������������ -       cording to Late Census  The popularity of alfalfa in North  Dakota is a demonstrated - by ''its'���������''.���������_-  markablo growth during tho past three  years. In tlip. fall of 1.11 there were  slightly over 3,000 acres in the entire  state. An alfalfa census of the state  taken just before the holidays by  counties showed that there were now  90,000 acres iu,this crop in the state.  The. rapidity' With which the A acre*.  age hi this state lias increased Is due  ���������largely to the effrrts of the Better  Farming association which .was-.organ-,  iaed three years ago. As striking  proof of thl������ the Increased alfalfa  acreage is largely jjj- the counties  which had-.-representatives''of the state  association.  From they number of,-inquiries concerning seed ahd the proper method  of preparing the soil, the indications  are there win be thousands ol-'-additional---acres .'put'ln alfalfa in the coming spring.  -���������'.-Representatives of the better farming movement insist the people of  North Dakota are just beginning'to appreciate the luipo-tance and value of  the crop and te.ey predict the acreage  will be increased rapidly each season.  _.-_���������.   _���������_���������= __?nrrsf_*i__fi^itsts pink.Ev*, e_i_ootic,  J. OF   fji!_& I JlilViKllilC     Shipping rever,  MJTA.KJ JL J_-_Xt_LJ_  Jt_4__**>aild catarrhn) Fevor.  Stir, cure np.������. ������if*>_itl*T������ i_v\--nttva. no matter hew hoi'sea  at any ape aro infected oi- "expos, d." Liquid, given on tha  ton mi p. acf* or. the J.lood and Glands, cxm-is tho poisop ou������  Korms from llic body. Cures Dlstomper in Dogs and Sheep  and Cholera in Poultry. Largest selling live stock vomeay.  Cures La CJrlnne among human i_(*ln__ -uiu Is a/ino Uiuney  re-medy. Cut this out. Keen it. Show It to youi* dr_ggl.'it,  ���������who will got it ioi- you. Wee Booklet. "15Islemper, Cau;e������  nnd Cures." 1-I9TKIBUTOKS ��������� ALL WHOLESALB  l-ntTTr-fllSTS. .  ,  SPOUN    _I1_I.ICAL    CO..   CiiPmisiN   and   Bacteriologists,  COSTI-3N.  TND..   U.S.A.  FARMERS  Can always make _ur_ of _eltlna tne highest nrlces for WHEAT, OATS,  BARLEY and FLAX, by shipping their car' lots to FORT WILLIAM  AND  PORT ARTHUR and having them sold on commission by  THOMPSON   SONS   AND   COMPANY,  THE WELL-KNOWN  FARMERS'  AGENTS.  ADDRESS 7: 1-703  Y., GRAIN  EXCHANGE,  WINNIPEG.  ���������<fK  WHQ WILL PAY QEF THAT MORTGAGE  Should You Die Suddenly?  Keep the Roof over the Children's Head by a. Policy is.  THE EXCELSIOR LIFE INSURANCE CO.  OFFICES:    Winnipeg, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Vancouver,  Calgary,    Rcgina.      Agen'.s    Wanted.  Old Style  MffflfflfMffiOTRlSffiM  IfO^f������������������:���������.. ������������������-:���������  ���������-.*���������������������������  *-__-*_ e>s -Bess iarsaon.  ������_������KS.    ___>   Imps   t._es_  bSttb.  aad ?Vwa.   S_M  r la33_. S3e. f_cSa^������������ b. _s������S-  'a(s.������*_rr-*su*.     Writ* foe  ������stN_rE__E.*-*_it������r___C!i__  Paa*tiy6������___* Fnse.   igrrMunaui _reeft F&ftB __.  -Jmmmmm���������^SCtmmm,-  ������       Stimulating Interest  The  Rector���������Don't  you think you  ! could interest your Woman's Club in  the Bible.  * Mrs. Wayup  (absently)���������I've tried,  ��������� Rector, but it's no use. It would help  j wonderfully, though, if you could get  : the author to come hero and give a.  ; few readings.���������-Puck.  -'     ���������      - ...  I -������������������������������������: ::���������-������������������������������������������������������ .   ���������-���������  The publisher of the best Farmer's paper in the Maritime Provinces  in writing to us states:      ,  "I would say' that I do not know  of a nuedicine that hats    stood    the  ������ test   of   time   like   MINARD'S   LINI-  J MENT.     It  lias   been  air    unfailing  ��������� remedy in our household ever isiaie:  I  can  remember,  and  has    outlived  dozens  of  would-be  competitors���������wind  imitators."  ������__!-���������___k ^Sff __e   ������t_  k_fuS7    * Y ���������������S -j_15.  _*_1  For Seven Weeks  THEN     DODDS       KIDNEY       PILLS  CURED   MADAME  BERUBE  Germany's Economic Crisis  Practically  one-sixth of    '1 the Indus t; vial workers left in Germany after  the ranks pf the army tad been filled  are unable* today to   find employment.  Her,   in  Torontoconditions are  admittedly abnormal, but not one in ten j  of all the workers is idle. What mis-1 ���������������������������  ery and destitution, must be involved! Montreal Lady Tells How, After Four  in  an  economic crisis that forces a. i     Years' Uinsss, She Found *_ Cenr.  sixth of the German people to eat the { ���������u#. r.ure for a���������  Ker  warbread of idleness.   And Germany's j ������-.-���������  -  -     ---    -  state  is nothing  to  what  it will- be | Troubles  when the Allies begin their invasion. 1     Montreal, Que.���������(Special)���������Madame  ���������Toroato Globe. ! J. Baptiste  Berube,  residing at  1333  \ Logan avenue, this city, asserts that  "It's so; long since you called that!  was beginning to think '-you-were forgetting me," said Miss Pechis.as she  entered the parlor.  "I am for getting you," said the  youth; "that'.s why I came tonight.  May I^ha-ve^ydu-*' 'y. AyA.-y,... jy.;  Countless ;.;have been the cures  worked by Hblloway's Corn Cure. It  has a poSyer of its own not found in  other preparations!.  "EasySbrii.  ���������way.-u-S^.  _hfl������ ihi HdsIc Sija  *|9."*Jsst Strike Ih-r  _syM������r)iid"B."Vou  rao't 8a Wrong!.  _Tot������ botr ilmpU fhls is ce_ipareS to complicated cM-sty!*.  maale wlictc _ bet'mne? conian'i gvti find the tight ������������T.'  By Thlslfe*w*<EasyFor__M-tl_odM}  tbatEnableBaCMldorSegii-aar to |  Play Well in Oiie Evening  No more mysterious, difficult notes to learn [  before you ean play the piano" or organ. No I  more spending of years ia study and practice.!  Why? Because mu&ic has now been simplified |  so chat anybbdy who can read-printed lettersl  rpA-B-C-D-E-F-G.���������can read ,the new "Easy J  Form" music at a glance, and the Scej-bq-rd b  guide which is placed in back of the key-board g"     B shows you where t������pui the fingers ot both hands on the right keys every time. -     B  No chance for failure���������anyoce can learn quickly. vYoung chii������5-snand old people tears to 9  play in a few hours, aud amaze and delight their fnctidv n  Voucan test and prove this method withoat paying us a rent, .'art send the nrapon. Oraplet-Instructions, B  kayboard guide, and 100 pieces (elected sacred, popular and dance "Easy Form" mussc will be mailed to you. ���������  Test it and enjoy it for seven d������T-���������ttien either return it and owe nothing, or keep it and bend us $1.50 down. 9  and (1.00 per month until a total of $6.60 in all u paid. ^_       ' S  Minard's  Liniment Cures GrrQet in  0 c w s.  "Did you see the pleased expression  on Mrs." Blank's face when I told her  she didn't loolc any older than her  daughter?" asked'Mr. Jones after the  reception.  "No," said Mrs. Jones, "1 was looking at the expression of her daughter's  face.'*  The Waiter   (to  the  housemaid)���������  Well, 'ere's me, with two brothers and  *2     o *>.������������������������������������ _>���������������*-    ���������_���������*****    TD*-������ *>������+lrt -t /-J   ���������������--'*���������������������������-������*'%-.'  -#%*>*!    ��������� 1-���������--���������__ o  t*     V.UUO-U     ������MM     JL   Vi !>4ttillU     Ut- AdU-i.     UfULvL     l,U_vU  sisters in Paddington Workus, ai\d  then the first, question strangers always asks me is, "Waiter, are you a  German?"  Wife���������Please   hurry    up.     Haven't f  you ever buttoned a dress behind before?  - Hubby���������No: you never had a dress  that buttoned before behind.  ffSUFFERlD  TEN YEARS  From Female Ills���������Restored  to Health   by Lydia ������.  Piiikham's Vegetable  Compound.  after four years' suffering from kidney disease she has been completely  restored to health by .Dodd's Kidney  Pills. ���������.:���������  "I had a pain in my left side around  the heart," Madame-Berube says in  her statement. "I suffered constantly  with headache and backache, and for  seven weeks I was in bed with kidney  disease and feebleness. The doctor  could not help me, so I decided to try  Dodd's Kidney Pills. |  "After the first box I was some  better. I continued to use Dodd'o  Kidney Pills till now the palpitation  has left me, and I am a well woman,  able to do my work. Dodd's Kidney  Pills cured me and I recommend them  to all persons who suffer as I did."  Notice how many women are rising  to tell their suffering sisters they can  find relief, in Dodd's Kidney Pills. The  reason is that nine-tenths- of women's  ills spring from diseased or disordered  kidneys. Every woman whose kidneys show signs of weakness should  use Dodd's Kidney Pills.  Almost Every One  Needs A Tonic  EASY rwjETHOI- MUSIC  SPAKY  Please send -th;  advertisement.  Number of keys on piano or organ?.  1 ���������-1 L*OUpO!l ej V.EL___ B!Jg.. Torento, Ort*> Can������-3a I  Eas? Ferns Mnsio Method" and 100 pieces of music for 7-dny tree trial as per terms of this ~*  .. .Co you play old-tiyle not* music 7   ... Address <   I  Belleville, N.S.,Canada.���������"I doctored  for ten years for female troubles and  did not get well. I read in the paper  about Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable  Compound and decided to try it. I write  now to tell you that I am cured. You  can publish my letter as a testimonial."  ��������� Mrs. SevniN'E Babixe, Belleville,  Nova Scotia, Canada.  intiuiiivi     *������ u*.*.***.   Aic.Cif . <l'������ ������.  Auburn, N. Y.-"I suffered from  n������rvousnc*-__ for ten years, and had such  organic pains that sometimes I would Ho  in b������d four days at a time, could not eat  or 3li!*;p nnd did not want anyone to talk  to rtiri -n* bother me ut nil. SometimeH  I would Hur-wrfor seven hours at a time.  Differ cut Joclorsdid the best thoy could  for nv? until Tour months af?o I began  Ifivinj? Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable  Compound u trial nnd now I am in jjood  health,"���������*Mm. Willum H.Gill.No. 15  Pleanaut Street, Auburn, Nkw York.  Th������ above wo only two of the thou*  Haw!* of grateful lettera which ar������ con-  atatitly bi-ing r_������'������iv<������d by th*** Piukham  iit!odn:iu-i C'.*.'t*i>_ny ol l.yim, *1 ;_r.'.'..,  w. tiik.li ������-hnw/ clciiily what (*fi*cut thinjjfi  I^ydia K. Pinkham's Vcgetublo Com-  pound iIu-h for thoaa who suffer from  wimuu'w illw.  if y������Mi *r*nt Mpo������  tini mlflrsf wrilA to  I*. dia V.. rittkliiun  MudlclneOi. (r-onll-  dKuUal'iLynn������!_!a_������.  ���������^W-^d, I'-ad and  &mnr'!:w.l hy a wo������  MtAli nnd held in  stsitt win(���������������������������������������������������_���������*.  Noticing one oi her gmall boys nibbling at some luncheon in school one  day, the teacher called the culprit to  the desk.  "You know," she began sternly,  "that you must not eat during lesson  hours! Now as a punishment you must  stand hero in front of the class and  oat every bit of It."  The small boy did as he was told,  a curious grin overspreading his  face. /  The teacher misunderstood that  grin until tho lust _crap had disappeared, when, from the class, a. small  voice wailed in tearful accents:  "Please, teacher, that wasn't Iil.  lunch l)e was eatin'; it was mine."  Choked For Air.*���������Sonio little irritant becomes lodged in the bronchial  tubes, others gather, and tho awful  choIciiiK of asthma lcsults. Nothing  offers quite such quick aud por-dtlvo  relief ns Dr. ... D, Kcllogg's Asthma  Remedy. ..'he healing, soothing snioko  or vapor penetrates, cloars the passages and Rives untold relief. Usually  it completely cure.. It has behind it  years of success. It iu the suwi remedy for ov-tery sufferer.  German������ and the Cockney  A private of the South Walcw Borderers writes: "A tunny inolilcnt happened ono day. We caught .three Oor-  maiis���������an officer nnd two privates.  Tho officer was ;i tall, brawny, haud-  bOlllu tV'Jh'W nu'U.';t*i'ii'g _i.Y '<:_'. /���������* -Ji-  tl<? Cockney In our regiment approached tho tlorinan oliii'er, and mild jocularly, novor dronniin'*- ho would ho  uiidnrslood:  " 'For two plus I'd ��������� knock your  blooming head off!"  "JniUKlito hh������ Hurprluo when the  mhini. replied to the Cockney hiinlaiu  lu perfect I'higllHh:  "���������Don't!    I can't help this \v;ir.1.I!.e  yoHIMfil.     I     lllllhi      IM'.'ili     Mil      iii,>     I uiKI't  'Aim!   a c ���������������!������* -i<ul hliu."  Almbst everyone���������man, woman and  child���������needs a tonic at sometime. It  is often said that a man is lazy because he takes little or no interest in"*  his work;    but the truth is he is not  well.    He    needs a tonic.    The same  is true-of a woman who does not hustle over her home Avorlc, but only feels  fit to be in Led.    She is not merely  tired, but ill.- A dull pain in the head  or back, poor appetite, loss of strength  with low spirits and loss, of interest  in-life show that you need a tonic to-*  brace up the nerves and give you a  new lease ot' life.   The proof is that  when the right tonic is   taken all the  trouble quickly disappears.   The one  tonic���������Hhe only tonic���������for ".. ealt ..and  ailing men, women and children is Dr.  Williams'   Pink   Pills, wjilch speedily  bring back abundant health, strength  and energy.   They have done this "n  thousands and thousands- of cases us  is proved by the following.    Mr. Ed.  A.  Owen,    Burdett,    Alta.,    says:--*  "About two years ago my health was  In a wretched couc.itlon/  My whole  system seemed to be run down and  t'-e doctor seemed puzzled at my condition.    I had no appetite,    exertion  would leave me breathless, and I was  troubled much with dizziness.   All the  medicine I took did mo no good and I  was  steadily  growing    weaker.    My  mother urged me to try Dr. William;'  Pink Pills,  and before I had  taken  them vory long I began to feel like a  new man :\iid continuing tholr use t  wus  restored  to complete health.    I  now recommend thorn to all run down  in health as they -re the best medicine I know of." '  Sold by nil medicine dealers, or '>y,  mall at 50 cents a box or six boxes for  $_.r������0,   from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,. 1-roekville, Ont.  X offer t������eeuul_e������__r������_tee������l  for tobacoo or.a_ui������l__Ui-������2 _ctir_  I-leunat, ������_enj!henlns. Oktmium  liw _ervo_sne*_ <���������1 cmtlng for cigarette*, clears, pipe, e_������wla_ tobaoc������ or  snutf. Tot&cce la potionotu* <~a ������crias_j*  Jolnr<*t_Oheoitii inssvjral -sjs, CKit'.sg  tnSh diwrderi st nerrout dj.pepila, aleep*  leunen, KM. beJehtn**, *_������_*������������ sr other  uaaoulVrtabl* leuuloo in uom*ec; coastl-  nstles, beadashe, wec_ eyoa, lowtf  vlcer, red ������poU onekl*, t_ro������t trrt-    > tsilss, catarrh, <uthiasu broneliUtc,  heartf-Unre, In������������r lron-le. melaa-.-ioly. ������������ur������i������i������_lii, iw-pMeney,  {o_T-������ __mon!an-l wn*.jK>wfr. Impure (poltcncl) UeoJ. rheumwUm, lnm-  lwro. wiUtle-, n������!urliu;hc_rlbnr������.lorpia live;, loo ori_np������Ute.  b_l tiwth. <bal breath, tawltude, laeh af _Btbltl������n, w*������*enl������ *na ���������  ..__     --..^^���������-.-   ^_ __  ESWAROJ. WOODS, S34 Sixth Av., 2flOB, Now Yorh,B-.Y.  atoppmg���������don't ao it. Tb* correct uicihsd It la  eliminate tlio utcaltae txliiaa troti t_������  ejetem, cirengihea tha veaktocd, lrrit������Ud|  ~.mhfijM"������ail nerres anil citmiocly overcome toe crsvlBB- Vou cat* nuTei'j aaj taally  (,alt tobaceo and anjoy yonr������f(f a thatinnd  ttmec beltrr -wM'.o ftellnB ������!-������5������ In roboit  he������UU. M*r FnF.S boat: '.������i!s all sbsst tbe  wontierftal aaarantee* Metliad.. Inax- ,  ptualve. r_l������We. Alio Secret Method for  oonqnetin* ii������������ii. is GSStlirr wliiicut _!_  knawledse. Fail |wrtleul_n toclatllagaif  ltool* ������b l'obaeeo and Banff Habit  taillsl lit  plain   -rapper, fi-e*.    AdiJr*u:  s .. Low Rate of Mortality  An official return showing the  status of wounded at the various hospitals in France has just been issued,  and indicates a surprisingly low rate  of mortality. It shows that 489,733  wounded treated in the ambulances  and hospitals between September 15  and November 30, of whom 54.5 per  cent, have returned to the front, 24.5  per cent, are preparing to return after  convalescence; 17 per cent, are still  under treatment; 1.48 per cent, are  permanently crippled for service; and  2.48 per cent, only have died.  There are at present 3,968 hospitals  in full swing, with 360,00<1 beds, whi-m  is considered more than ad equate lor  possible requirements.  The Bowels Must Act Healthily.���������  In most ailit?enta the first care of the  medical man Is to see that the bowels  are open and fully performing their  functions. Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills are so compounded that certain  Ingredients in then, act on the bowels  solely and they are the very best  medicine avnllable to produce.-healthy  action of the bowels. Indeed, thero is  no other specific so serviceable In  keeping tho digestive organs in healthful action.  * , ..���������_. _...  "r.vcr beer, in tho army?"  "Sure!   I was in charge of a squad  of men ono time."  "On special duty?"  "Yes;  they \ ore taking mo to the  guard houBo."  RIDER A0EOTS WMTEO  ererjrwt-ero to> rids and exhibit a (Maple 1915 B_ elop  Ulcycte, with all Utett improvameuis.  We nhlpon approval to  any addreot In Canada, wltbnu iw  <lepo_t,������it<l aUowMDAYS'TOIiX.  It will not coit yon one c������nt U art  utUfiad ������_���������_* using bicycle 10 tUjm.  DO HOT BOY ^EMft  W-__n������rJ-S ���������** SHyytics.wMX ;ss  gttAurUlut ipisillusirateilcauloKW*  and learn all about our special propa*  tlti*a.Tba low prices wilt aitonUh you.  UnC |lt������ I writ* tut a po������Ul.  cud eat������l*8~a������Uli full rartlculariwU  tMiwnttoyou Ffae.-'O-tpe-i tt.  by return malt {DO not VtS.ll.  Write it new.  HY6.1.0P ������*HOTBIE������a,LlmUatJ  Dt*U W    TORONTO. C..i_������  -������f../s 1. I'JWi.t.Vw.l  Tattooing  lioth Rngllsh and Gorman soldlorg  have each a llltl* matal identlhcation  dlnlc, %o that whatovor happens their  .friends and kin may hnow it tho last.  The sailor, whether in Ulng'i; ship or  merchant ship, bus the samo natural  cruviug thai, if Liio worst happens bin  folh������ may linow. lint tho Bailor's groat  enemy In peace or war is tho Bea, and  tho sea makes llttlo of identification  diHliH. The sailor's iilentitlcution must  lie aiailvcil iiKiciiLily (ui liif' liudy mtu  that. Is'why r.nlloni go lu for tattooing..ManchCHter Guurdlun.  No Interpreter  A military correspondent writes:  'The fact that Gen. Joffrc h\s no English and Lord llohorta did not speak  IOrench gave a pathetic side to the  meeting. It was, I was told, a very  curious thing*.to see the vwo great  soldier^ studying a map together, with  hardly a word to exchanp', yet- (julte  able to follow one another"b train -t>������  thought by pointing and by looks, ao  great a common background was  theirs in military ritudy, 1 may mention that Gen. French docs not speak  French with any ease."��������� Manchester  Guardian.  Whut little boy in the ciass cau  mention a memorable" date In Roman  history?'asked tho teacher.  Antony's with Cleopatra!, ventured  ono of the boys.*  Rheumatism, A Sneaking Disease  Has At Last Met Its Conqueror  Throbbing Muscles an������l  Swollen Joints Made Well  RUB     ON      NERVILINE  IHner --Walter, why do you call thlsi  Immonuulo bread?  ������������������**.        ".. .     . .....     ....  -*-���������"������������������''--"     * ---.  i--..���������>���������-" ..... ���������.. .... .. *   ilw������ Iflii'lioii    t������lr.  When .ruumii A. Garlleld was Pr������'������l������  dniit or Ohnilln College a man brought  for ������. it ranee as a iiluucnt his son, for  whom ho wis 11 (Ml a riliorier course Hum  the regular one.  "Tho hoy can never take all that  In,"   Bald  the   father.    "Ik**   wants  to  |;i'i. | in <<llf,ii (lllil/iiv''.     C.t4 J/'is.i u.l.-Wit,**;  It   10Y   ltllU?"  "Oh, yc.���������������" wi,] Mr. fiarflcU. "He  can tuko a h'ioiI coui-hi*; it ull de|MUidi<  on  what you want to m. v������ of him  Old ago Uno\ a no foe more nubile,  moro  uhrQlQiitinK   than  rheumatism.  At ilrst only a gruuibllnK pain la foil.  Hut, alas, It nettles in the-Joints' iiud  inut-eloH, and dually tortures Its victims.  Today tho dlseaso may no in tne  niMH'k'H of tho hack, thl_h. aliouliler or  neck tomorrow iu  the Joints of the'  '..'.'.I*.'.1., tcr!\ *,V,','r' f11' 1r!!"  *'  iimy wor'.     M������.f.   ,.,"_,!..  with rodouhUsd iu.  Whethov the p'.tln Ih const-.ml. or ;.c-  Citulouiil, hiuhcii no diri'oi'cni'O to "Nerviline."  brought health to thoao In tho deepest  despair, husi ended years of awful suffering for those -who never hoped to  he well again. '  There ia n marvellous hcnllng power iu Niirvllluc which It derives from  Iht! i..\l.;i.M_ and jv.ltrn of .erln'.n rnvi  herbH and i*nots. It allnys ftlmoBt niog-  Icully the awful pain that only rheum-  atloe-can doscrlhc.  -Congestion Is drawn out of the iuiih-  cleu, fltUfowdd .Joints aro eased and  limbered ny, the old time fueling ot  . depression is cast off, and, once U';alu  Nervlllno brjugH tho aulfc^er to buoyant, vlgorouu luutlug good health.  Kvery home'n'cedn fjood old Nervl*  II   Mr  /.r.varlw-i  ((���������ntliftche.  Whon God wants to make tun oak lie I     n������cau_e biiiw- iv-r,-.,;dlc;; lu.vu falloJ*  !.."..      :.   I..::'. *.:a;\   "AA'.T,     '/; '    **"    ���������������������������*.-��������� I -i.������������,i'  l>_  .Hu. nimnf-d      Nerviline    hit*  ink������H two nioiiihn',/1 iiuii'rt ������ t������<iuttsh.'"l cured  tho worut or caw^s.      it hn������ | arrhor.one Co., KinKtuou, uanaaw.  /  hemluche, uenralKiti. Umibi"4;'o, ucUt'.ca,  u\W neck. eluiHt colds and woro tiiront.  Whorcvol* there la pain, coW'OPthm .*������r  Intlamnuitloii, Norvlllno will euro ft.  ���������Laii-X' ?aiY.:iy ������".l=s bottle, UOc; trial  ������).���������������. V-Kc, nt nil  den1er������. or thi* Cat-  :-"-*a___h  _H_uto_"  MHMWWI  mmmmmWmmWmmmmllim*      'Ml ,-v.  < '  /__?  3.KE REVIEW, CRESTON, B, 0_\  MANS HAVE  __f_t_.-������a_i  ENCE  ������&*������  RFICIliM  T>T_-.ir������ A T-T-T**  A   _V___" -_._"_____���������  MAVp    K    ntJ'TIJ'lQiH/f.XTK'r*-  XTX__.J*.V<���������I     ___    *_-__ J.  J_<_%���������T - " ���������   /f->T_rr*_ .DtfCTCTAMPU  **i i ������-#_->������������������   t,%_>ujr.k/J. __._ -���������. v_-__  Allies' in France  /  <_  Have Employed Six Thousand Skilled Engineers and an Army of  Laborers to Construct Defences, which will Enable them-   '  to make Three Successive Stands  The correspondent of the London  Daily Telegraph, writing from the  Dutch frontier, describes Germany's  triple line of defences in Belgium,  where she will be able to make three  successive stands- against tho offensive  of the Allies. The writer has inspected many works of defense, which the  authorities cannot hide. The work  carried on at all fortified towns iB  weii known a._ to its genera! points,  and "information gathered from all  'sources and sifted with care, the writ-.  er says, points to the. following plaa  of campaign: -  "It is held, once a resolute offen-  ���������eive is offered by the Allies both on    _ _ _   _  land and sea, that the Germans -will runs between high " lanks,"to "the still  fortified and impregnable Antwerp  and along the ^Scheldt np to Boom, it  turns along the line of the ship canal  to Brussels. Then southward along  the line of the Charleroi canal into  the headwaters of the river Sambra,  and Charleroi and from there via the  Sambre to the fortress of ICamur and  the middle Meuse. To those who know  the country these two-lines'of defense  appear impregnable, but the German  staff, has something else u'p its sleeve.  *.(.**_    *.t****jaj*,     u.lt������CiJJ    C411.1*     C.UO    _VW_."  pel as a starting point after passing  Boom and following the river Dyle v.p  to the city of- Malines, an already fortified position guards the river, which.  Will   Endeavor to  Make the  German  Retirement General One When tt  Commences  Hiiaife Belloc, writing in Land-and-  Water, of ti_������ battle before Soissons,  points out that there is a remarkable  similarity between , what happened  there and at Steinbach In Alsace. The  colonel points out that a strong  French offensive was ordered with no  more than the troops "who had been on  the spot against a particular section of  the long German line; that it succeeded and after a delay ������_ 48 hours  at Soissons and nearly of four days  at Seinbach a very lft-ge German reinforcement arrived and reversed the  French attack* The German counter  offensive, however, spent' itself and  could go no further.  The first conclusion drawn from the  parallel is thus-stated  *<T^1__*   r_.i_.vnn i\o   -- __-.<_������������������������  speedily be obliged to evacuate West  Flanders.. A study of the map ol Belgium shows that the principal river  In the west is the Scheldt, a broad and  deep fiver,, navigable -.for its entire  course through the country into  France. From the Dutch frontier  -through A*, twerp up to Tamis* it is  navigable to largo sea going steamers,  and after that for large barges. Its  course from the estuary is, roughly,  north to south, till the fortifications of  Antwerp are passed, then it, bears  west to Ghent and from that city Its  course goes again southward. Between  this part of the river and the coast  and practically parallel with it flows  the Lys, a river of little importance  except in' a wet season.  "From Ghent to the Dutch frontier,  almost due north, is the recently-  opened ship canal. The. first serious  defense is expected to take the line  of this canal from Sasvangent, on the  Dutch frontier, to Ghent, aud to continue the course southward of the  Scheldt, via Audeuavdw Toumai,  (Mount St. Aufbert, behind the town  commands the country for many miles  in all directions), Conde and Valenciennes^ Then, via the reconstructed  and formidable fortress of Maubeuge  to Mezieres and along the line of the  _m. ��������� ������_*������������     ti_.F������������������������-_x    _������������������������_    *h__ _*������.**?  %������������-t*jr*C������     _.**_. *2*ftOV_    *V    A'A^i^tti  "The second line will probably be  as follows: *  "Starting in t.h3 west from   the re-  -  ���������        i  1-,r*������_xtxrl������- *-������    rtniin  ?P    _"~>      _p_ai_SSS i^^*i  ������_-������AuvWne-._r4~.   _���������*���������_*������������_��������������� aa������?   ���������_���������_*_���������   Avn_BB _> ������ny  ������4l IBgyiiliSii' SilSSSISiBil   IN-1JHK III AN Y  SERIOUS   SHORTAGE   Ol.    i<OU__������STLrFFS   EXPECTED  Every Man in France is Determined upon Prosecuting  the  War  to a Successful Outcome,   and will Fight to Remove  Conditions, which Endanger Peace  more unhappy remains of Louvain,  and from these, still.taking advantage  of the river Dyle-, via Wavre to N&-  mur, ..there runs an extremely * scientific line of' trenches, much of it in reinforced concrete.  "This forms a barrier not easily  crossed. In front the ground ia prepared with pitfalls, mined areas and  other traps for the unwary, though as  yet no wire entanglements have been  made except near Namur, where \vhd;e  woods have been sawed down with the  trunks left *ta***,a.ng about tw-_ feet  high. There regular entanglements  are prepared.  "The country along this line ie undulating - ad advantage has - b'eon  taken to prepare Implacements for  heavy guns. Since August six thousand skilled engineers, as well as a  whole army of laborers haye been  working on these defences. The forts  of Liege, Namur and Maubeuge were  completed ia September and those of  Antwer"* are also eom*r������letelv re-ofiired-  ��������� "The third-line, last mentioned, was  completed In September and now has  grown practically invisible. It is not  considered likely that a line farther  north will be prepared as the ground  Is very flat and marshy, but immed-  jotnj. -^shinG the third.' line are ver*ir!  good roaas and railways and it is tin  ideal terrain for a/ defensive campaign."  where the-French-are going to attack  are in s*rea't perii_at having their Hue  broken wherever an attack on a considerable scale is delivered. They will  not risk men,, as yet, at any rate, "in  trying to recover the initiative -for  themselves and in being the first to  attack. The'y^are thus compelled to  wait for the trench initiative. They  meet it, wherever a strong attack is  delivered, by hurrinyg up men from  elsewhere and the men so hurriedjup,  though coming in great numbers,' -io  little more than hold their own."  A further conclusion Js that " the  Germans draw men from other parts  of their line and not from large- avail- j  able reserves of new formations.  Mr. Belloc contends that the facts d.s-  closed show that.the enemy is put  to it by the,actual"thinness of his  lineT ������ __  'He continues: "The problem of the*  allies in the west is not the problem  of gradually pushing back 'an opposing force under pressure to shorten  lines which are already as stretchcu  as they can be, consistently with' being held at all, aad when the compulsion for shortening these lines shall  arrive it cannot, take the form of  gradual, retirement^ from one line of  trenches to another close be"hind it.  It can only take- the form of whole"-  .ale retirement, either evacuating  Northern France and half of Belgium  or evacuating Alsace."  Mr.  Belloc also  analyses  the  German report of the Soissons battle and  r������l_i~-_    . __+   +. n  From an entirely reliable source  is seeured the following summpry of  views taken by leading members of  the French government in regard, to  the present conditions and future  prospects of the war. Spring will un-  doubtelly witness new developments  of the rdost important character  among them the active interposition  of Italy and Roumania.  "With these two nations throwing  the weight of their armies into tbe  balance on. the ,������ide of the* ail'ed powers," said -a cab.net minister,' "I expect that the war will end before next  ���������winter."  From confidential reports obtained  by the French government by means  of- reliable agents, it 'Is believed in  Paris that the German professions of  the soundness "of their financial and  economic conditioi-s are exaggerated.  The.German industrial building looks  -very well from ~tho outside. ' Its facade is made to; look very imposing,  but the building within is an empty  shell.  .Authoritative forecasts of tho economic outlook in Germany, chiefly derived from impartial Swis3 experts,  are gloomy. A' serious shortage of  foodstuffs is expected "before-the winter is out.  With reference to the French prosecution of the war a leading minister,  who, it must be remembered, was  speaking not for the gallery but confidentially and in accents of deep conviction, said:  "Every Frenchman, whatever -his  politics, is determined upon war to a  successful outcome. If we simply  drive the enemy oUt of France wre  should- have accomplished nothing.  We are not fighting for the recoiniues;  of Alsace anl Lorraine, or for the defeat of Germany, but for the destruction of militarism. We do not want  the-* complete downfall of Germany.  We have no right to enforce any con-  torie with Britain. The two countries must act with a common aixo.  and with the hope of establishing new.  -conditions in Europe.  "I don't look for the breakup of tas  German empire unless it comes from  internal revolution, but we shall havo  a right to remove the conditions which,  endanger peace. _>or instance, j_tub-  sia should not -be permitted in future*  to exercise a preponderatinc infliipnne  in the councils of Germany because  as things are. Prussia is the menace.  The franchise iu Prussia should:, be  made the same as ..in other parts of  niermany. Prussia should be rendered  impotent in a military sense, and its  artificial majority in the Bundesrath  removed so that parliament may have  the deciding voice in, the affairs of thw  nation.  "Then we must have a reduction in  armaments.   I don't see the millenium  in  sight  yet,  but the production ot  arms could be controlled by an international   commission   on which   the  present  -belligerents    and    neutrals  would be represented. This commission would have its agents In every  country to see that the manufacture  of arms was reduced to' tlv_ scale imposed on all'nations.   Limitation   of  armaments can .be accomplisned only  by international agreement,    and   it  would be "necessary to bave an. international force-.to see that those agree-.  ments were observed."  ���������My informant, who lia������ had excellent opportunities of forming a considered opinion, added that the gravity of the situation and the prodigious  nature of the-struggle ahead were not  under-estimated in France, which, he  said, was resolute in pursuing tha war.  to the bitter end.      * "       ���������  "There will be no lessening of efforts," he said, "when the Germans  are driven out of Francs. France regards the struggle as a war of civilization, ana is prepared to act up to t'tt������  r reuehiueii    were  ituiea,  and^more than 5,000 taken prisoners  is nonsense.  "ha* incr"* dition on a conquered Germany which | spirit of Premier Viviani's recent de-  r^"VTiYpr-.    ���������re do not impose on ourselves. Frsn_h   claraticn.    i-'rancc was _-_ve? so foi.  Canadian Fisheries  Fisheries   of  the   Dominion   Are .the  Most Extensive in Whole  ,   ' " -World  -The annual report of- the department of marine and fisheries emphiis-  fses the fact that the fisheries of the  Dominion are the most extensive in  the world.   It likewise noted that the  ->*<- *--������*%   4*%     ������j*i������l     -_ ������������������--���������-���������iifwl     f ^ *_ f** ������_ _-"l-���������������     _-������.--**���������- _-s-4**i r*  IV ft IC1    All    auu   uiuUud    vyw������l*w-att    vuuvuiuo  the principal commercial fool fishes  in greater, abundance than the  waters of any other part of the world.  The total   marketed /value   of  all  Huge Air Fleet  kinds of fish, etc., taken by Canadian, jfar mote^effective a. lot of huge'aero  Great  Britain  is Surprisingly Strong  Strong   in -Matter  of   Aircraft '  A letter to th������ Chicago Herald from  London, contains the information thr.t  England is far readier than the world  believes in the .matter of aircraft. In  spite of the secrecy thrown    around  everything rciaung to    war preparations, it is an open secret in military  circles  that the  British government  has  in  its  possession  a  number 'of  Zeppelins and whatTare believed to be  Uanada tieiiing nig Orders  fishermen from the sea and inlaad  lakes and rivers during the year ended March 31, 1914, amounted to $33,-  - 207,74$.>.':��������� '���������������������������������������������:'������������������".���������  This value .''falls short of that for  the preceding year by $181,716. This  fs accounted for by the -Sockeye salmon run.in Northern British Columbia  being smaller than usual, and the decrease in the value of halibut.  Of this total value the sea fisheries  contributed $29,472,811; while the Inland fisheries  contributed  $3,73*1,937.  The value of the fish catch by .provinces was as follows:  British Columbia, $13,893,980; Nova  Scotia, $8,297,620; Now Brunswick,  $4,308,707; Ontario, $2,674,685-, Quebec, $1,850,427; Prince Edward Island,  $1,280,447; Manitoba; $,006,272; Saskatchewan, $148,602; Alberta, $81,913;  Yukon, $68,265.  Horses Needed by Britain  sMany of Those  Bought  For Second  ,     Contingent to be Shipped Now  Tho average life of army    horses  .w^vhen i)uL on, activ_ 3$rv*CG at tlio  front In Europe Jh only about ton days,  and consequently the demand for re-  mounts from Canada is steadily Increasing. The war offico is asking for  increased supplies from Canada, and  it ia understood that a considerable  number ot tho horses piuiduiBOd for  thi) second Canadian contingent arc  to be whipped nt once to EnRlimd.  TJioy will bo replaced by-further purchases from tho ,fr rmors ot Canada,  undor tho direction of the purchaulng  commltteo appointed ay tho government..  Explosive. Needles For Zeppelins  Tho French war office haH now in  operation an Invention which boohir  to off or* nn excellent method of combating Keppellmi. Tho inventor lu M.  Antony .lacquon, of Grchob'c. Tho  new weapon co������8l������t������ ol a long noodle  cairylriK a small shell. Thoso neodles  are very Httht, and ho Ih tin. shell Ihey  carry. When tbe needle pierces cloth  or any light substance���������and not till  then���������It explodes the shell. Kliod  against a bride woll it In hnrmlor'-i,  Tho needles hro sd sntiall" that a "Rood  ���������nutulIt v   caii   bu   carried o.. au aero  planes capable of carrying-a crew of  21 men, and armsd wjtb a number of  powerful anti-aircraft guns.    . :   '  Prior to the war, the British army  aeronautic service placed small confidence in the Zeppelins and decried  the possibility tnat they could work  much harm.  During the recent raid of Cuxhav-  en, the ease with which Zeppelins  were driven off by the British seaplanes was pointed to as evidence of  the non-value of. the German crafts.  But the British authorities apparently determined to, be as well equipped in every respect as their enemies,  acquiring dirigibles of thr) German  type. The number of such, dirigibles  ttying the British flag iB_not known,  but It IS said to be sufficient to make  a itoclded. impression when the  strategic monient for thoir uso ar-  rives  More faltlt 13 placed by British  fliers in the enormous . aeroplanes  which havo been constructed. These  planes have been equipped with a  special anti-aircrnft gun, designed to  tako up tho recoil when the gun is  ilrcd. Tlio delnlla of the <"tvrr*<iu*G_.t  of tho latost craft havo been Ucpt secret, but: "c--. oufih Is known to . justify  tho statement that tlio vessols aro  the most formidable typo In existence. ...  To Fight to the Bitter fend  Contracts For at Least $50,000,000 in  War  Supplies  Received  Already  How Canadian industries are benefitted by the war is seen by the latest  government estimates, which indicate  that 3,000 factories are busy with orders which total at least $50,000,000.  The prospects arc also that the demands for war material wiii be greatly tincerased In the future and there  are indications that Franco and Russia, will  purchase /more    heavily  in  Canada in the future.  A The  war  supplies  for  which  contracts   havei been let in the Dominion  cover a large range of articles. They  include a rifles,    bayonets,-   uniforms,  boots, saddles, trucj: wagons, ammunition, tents, blankets, and many other  materials necessary to equip an army.  Great orders of shrapnel shells have  also been received by a number of  leading Canadian firms; "and one estimate indicates that already 100,000 a  day are being. manufactured in    tho  Dominion with the prospects for an  ii}creased output in the future.  "Tho soldiers' pay is another big  item in the war expenditure, for which  the Canadian government will have to  provide largo sUma. To defray thi3  expense ahd the" others involved as a  result of the struggle it is expected  that the militia^appropriations covering a period of from April! to Jaivuj  ary 1, ot next year, will require $100,-  000,000. Should tho conflict last two  years it Is believed that tho Dominion  will havo expended the sum of $240,-  000,000 in assisting the empire In Its  struggle.  -Another Item which Is expected to  run into large figiues bo_ore the war  wirim lii'thn demand for 1ioi*������ob. TiJx-  perience has proved that the life of a  horse .on the battlefield is short and  honco largo orders aro expected to be  filled in Canada. Besldoi; homos,  numerous saddles will'.bo required,  and' already tho French and Russian  governments Jiave made heavy purchases hero.  Britain must be predominant in  the settlement, if- any permanent good  is to come out of this war. We both  ViiiiiU   11UB11.J. X_ll-    UUUOU   uuiu    _.   Iu>  more deep-rooted conception of liberty  than the French'have.. The French  have more equality, but liberty is h\_-  tunate in the absence of ambitious  men searching after self-glorifications.  There-is more unity of national sentiment ill-*_ -ir������ England, and a supreme  _esire������4o subdue an element wiiich  would tend' to weaken France inief-  nally."  Heroism and Chivalry  Assistance of Japan  Enemy    Cheers    Brave    Conduct  ot  French Stretcher-bearers  Le Temps prints a letter written by  a French soldier to his family, which'  illustrates how-French heroism was  chivalrously recognized ��������� by the Germans.  "Before Montaquan, in the gorama  district," he says, "was a villa which  the Germans held strongly,a and  which we vainly tried to storm. Our  -fetbaiest efforts only brought us to  the enemy's wire entanglements. At  midnight several of our woundel lay  helpless before the German trenches,  whence it was certain death for us  to try to fetch them, On the following morning two stretche.'-bearers���������  one-belonging to a religioui order  Japanese Foreign Legion Wouid Help  to Crush Germans  The Japanese foreign legion, now  being raised voluntarily in Japan to  reinforce Frauce on the firing line,  will be very welcome. For the first  time officialdom acknowledges this.  It is admitted that the raising of a  volunteer force of Japs to tender their  services as La Payette, did In the  American revoluntlonury war, will  solve a knotty problem. Official par-  ticipation by the regular , Japanese  array, under their regular officers and  ih every way on the same basis as the  British. French and Belgians, night result in a serious complication. They  might have to be paid and Japan  i would be in a position to claim much  loft, the French lines and coolly ap-j of the credit for victory should her  proached the German wires, waving sons aid in the final crushing-'of the  Red Cross flags. German empire.  "The fusillade immediately   ceased "   But with the foreign legion coming  on both sides,    as a German officer  at least ono objection would be solved.  .., H 4      * I-* ���������**_���������.     %���������* -  plane.   Thfiy can.he.S|Wt jrQ,m n Y<>ry 1 ;,;-J'*.*������:k":. "." ":"       "h'        *���������  Hnht Kim, nnd when onco thoy ntrllco   mC11"  /  a 'Zeppelin and explode, they-wilWlso  explode tho gases contained iu tlio tn-  ���������VC-JO&0, find ro d<*������troy tin* rvh*>l*? wia*  *5hin<v The  invention  oamo  to the  1< It:IIMl    VVMl       U������.������'-IJ       ������������,H.W*."   MUDHII   UIUI  oiiiof "of Ui������ flr_' brlgad* at' aronobio. I U'voiy "uo'admttiaRco'.'  German, Huna Begin to Talk of What  Will Happen I.-Defeat Com<?n  Maximilian  Mnrdeu,  revlowlngf tlio  war in his nrgah, pic Kul{iiu.ft -eayss-  "Beat us. Drive .us'Into..the>' soa,  Into the Rhine. Starve ns to submission. Wo shall die honorably, die  standing up vlth clean, arms. Wo -do  not know whether wo shall win, but  w<* liiioi. wo tihall uot end unworthily. Wo are conserving both our confiil*  e'neo and our nourishment for a vory  long struggle, yet in a year vo may bo  using thorns, and thistle* for a time,  Instead of bfroad. Wo are quieter than  in the fii'Bt current of tho war's e������������  thuslasm, butuot moro cowardly; nor  aro wo to bo intimidated. In prayer wo  ar-A.ovov.������joyfft.. aud still htuk to tho  German matlm, 'Rely upon  tliy.elf;  Idle Curious Not Wanted  cried in good French, 'What are you  going to do*?' The bearers answered  coolly, 'Pick up the wounded.' The  German replied, 'Very good, 1 give  you permission, but ybuvbu!?lH'- to  have come yesterday, thus saving  tliom a wretched night. 1 would certainly have ordered my men to cease  firing.'    ������������������������������������''  "Ono of tlio German officers sbool,  hands with the religious brother, saying, 'You arc brave fellows. Wo give  you half an hoiir to finish your work,  and tho firing will begin-again.''"  "Meanwhtlo tho German soldiers  lying on a bank iiearby waved their  hats, cheering loudly. Thus were saved nearly a dozen wounded*, nil of  whom are now recovering."   .���������".'���������  Pletsure Seeking Vloltoro Only Adding to Burden of aov_rnment  Advices from England uro that Idle,  visitors to Groat Britain aro only adding to- tho burden. In that country. Tho  Ki'oat Influx of visitors, oit of idlo  curlor.Hy, 1v.id _1_rm������*d th������ }>*ovor_-  ment, ahd they wish uuch visitors to  contilder tho situation in the .(.itii-h  Isles boforo adding to tho burden, in  short, to sum up, tho British islands  are no place today for curious pleas*  uer sooker'. If the Influx continue.,  tho homo government may resort to  measures to chock it. Thoso who  have business mo welcome, l>u,t those  who go out of curiosity aro only om-  n_-rrtHH.n������' <h������ i������:ovoi'iini_nt. mul rn*<<-  uot wanted until ������)on������ai conditions  prevail,  To Increase Food Production  ��������� * ' ���������~.  Finance   Minister Addresses Agricultural Conforence on Need of In-  "crcaacd Farming  Spoalttug at tho agricultural conference hold at Ottawa, Hon. W. T.  White stated that tho minister of agriculture had announced and was preparing to carry out an extensive programme for stimulating food production.  'A now era had now dawned," said  These men are reported to bo picked  veterans of the Russo-Japanese war.  They are to be equipped as fow Jap-  j.neso troops, over have been. It is  rumored that at their head will  come ont of Japan's greatest military  g-'oniuBcs,, ��������� a.' man whoso name will  moan much to tho allies.  Not only will tho foreign legion  fight on French sail, but it is expected  the Japahcso army.-will eventually enter tho war in the wost, as an active  ally of Russia and Britain. There is  said to bo a growing sentiment in  Britain to ask Japan to tako over tho  protection of Egypt and India, thus releasing for active service against Germany the many British regiments now  held Idlo In those two countries. Russia is .'..aid to havo suggested that alio  would welcome an alliance of which  would permit.the Japs to tako a position with tho Rum-hum on th. ilrinic  lino In East Prussia, iu Galicia niul  elsewhere along tho milos of bati'e-  front oxtondlng ncrosH tho cnntlncit  of Europe.  , Britain and Russia'could carlly pny  Japan for inltj work. In case of victory���������and every export hero ag.v:***  that Japan can clinch tho victory���������  that nation would j.ci, her share of Uia  compensations. In discussing this.  Luclon Tvilllt'voyo ol l.a Pi.trl-4. after  declaring1 thut tho r.ubjcct* of Japan'-'  Mr. White, l,i concludluK.his remarks, hel'   MllpBt ll0t  bt5 ;.onJa,;ler.sd ,/;..,���������.  "hi -v-hlcL   lh_    policy    v.-ould  be   to lCy.,*oll ,)L woiiuu* h  hayh-  itrcatly liicreaso production. This was .���������,-*,.���������������������������.������������������-., nhut  niirl rondv   ullh  (!������.-  a new national policy of patriotlnm, 1 c- HWOP|l oC victory already iii lu������rvU:������n.l,  Ovor iho parch of tho Old  (South  church !'i l*o. ton lw obl������������**<.'d:  "Roholdl   I have sot bwtore you ������n  U|iun  uooi,     mm   i>uu������������i  w������������   tuw  ������wwi  t -...".! I ,;.t     *���������-������     .4.**V-.1l ������������������( t I.������    1 J'J* 1 ,V**#( "     *'l*.-'l t'|.<  .^ww*^(*M. ^ ^*^n.  "Can any ono hi tl������������ audlenco loud  me a fio gold piwuM." aaked tuo pros-  t  H   .    .1  ������  44   ������   rt  i.  causo at this Juncture patriotism and  production march hand In hand,  llrltaln'a fleet ensures tlio safo transport of Urltulu'H food MUpp';, but cloew  not ensure the supply Itself. Tho dominions ot the empire ou������ht to niulio,  that supply certain and uCnpWi. Canada will do her full shnr-fl an I moro, ir  ���������-���������(j������������0������l.      *,*,   thl.      "   *n   nthot  thllirrH  * "Onr'fioldlcrB offer their liven. Tho.io  who riMMiiln nt homo may bo depi'tuh-d  upon to offer their labor,"  Implores no ono's aid. S'..c oiercl.v  says to a strong 1'ilend, 'If you wlsli  a part of tho glory, talic It.'"  Tho young mothr-r nlolr* Hllcfilly .'p-  utali'H ono ovoulng, to bo sure that Inr  llttlo son was sleeping uutely. Ah kIi'������  prtiBod nt tho door _hu saw luu* hi*.'-'-  .       ...  17.,1*4*     f.i....i.. 14.,  I  "������������V>ii wiint?" nulled the pawnbroicoi-  J In the third row,  Walk- -Why dlu you take oft your  ._<    ....   I\~,.,4   ^rl.-'O       V/.11   il������������'l   IfWAV   Y*r.v  I     it 'Mcintosh���������No:  but my hrothei  * do.K, anu  tiiitt im iii������ iiiit,.  I., til,    ,,....>,!,,  ourno-'tiy -town ������t the* f'!'*epii<iY 'Mil!*!  Tcr.r.'j fill'-d the nictber':* -yer:. v.r.-l  hIio tlioiiulit: "How dearly Fr_ik-rh.lv  does lov������*. thut. boy?"  but jiii.1 tli. u ho tnrn_d and saw ht-r.  .' K ... All*--   *'   *h .������   .".(.I     *'T   #*.r.n**   ������.*.*!.   I..,.--        ...  earth they cini xct up a crib like thin  <������ior iiiicu uou.u'm i*uu uixiy cciiim.'  mm  mmmm  ���������nMH  ���������NN mamm  raasa  a_~a  _ .i"*, ,v - ->.";i_s  tiH   CRESTON   REVIEW,  If.  ii  J-    We have just received  .a new shipment of   M MM  -__���������  rrrrf.  will  composed of the following lines :  Riley's Creamy Toffee  ���������"    Creamy Toffee Rolls  "   Runt and Butter Rolls  ,(   Suiter nut Toffee  '���������.'"��������� Egg and Milk Toffee  3WISSIVMUK oe m reaae  Price is 40e. per pound.  VTVJ"t--_.r   \A \jrKJl-.'sA?-  0   MilSli_i^  UfflitMl  CRESTON  0.  UU,  Head  CALGARY  umces  ;  V\NCOli-  VBR; EDiMONTG  De. I^rsi iu  Whalesa.e and RetaH  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  aad Oysters  in Season  We have the goods, and  our pr ces are reasonable  or  or  IKVN'T DELAY-  Good Morning  We are Introducing  American Silk  American Cashmere  American Cotton T_is  HOSIERY  They have stood the test. Give  real footwear comfort. No seams  to'rip.    Never  twoom.  lod'sc or.  baggy.   The shape is knit in���������  not pressed in.  GUARANTEED for fineness,  Htyle, superiority of material and  work manahip. Absolutely stainless. Will wear 6 months with,  out holes, or new ones free.    s*  OUR SPECIAL OFFER  Ut every one Bending ������s $1.00 in  currency or postal notes, to cover  advertising and shipping charge 8  we will send postpaid, with written guarantee, bucked by n five-  million dollar company, either  3 Pairs of our 75c. nalue  American Silk Hosiery,  4 Pahs of our 50c. value  American Cashmere Hosiery  4 Pairs of our 50c. value  Americnii Colton-T-iHle Hosiery  oi-    <9 Pairs cf Children's Hosiery  (live the color, size, and  whether Ladies' or Geii-B' hosiery irt il_rtll'������i������l.  ���������OlforexjpireH  it'  The Presbyterian  Ladies' Aid  Kive a musicale on April 29th.  Mr. Noble of Cranbrook spent tho  week-end on his ranch north of town.  The Creston Farmers' Institute hold  their March meeting on Friday evening next, 19th inst.  Mrs. Ashley Cooper left on Wednesday for Nelson, where she will visit  friends for a few days.  ! _l_.Tr T\      _"������_-_������������������������*���������. _>-.n.^. D/.n. . n.^y^.Q        T_^-.  **^������*iju      ..WJ-.1-.       X-f.XV.l- J.   U1A1UC-       JL-V_Cl>  ; Saus���������$1.50 per 100 pounds, heavy  ' yielders.    F* Putnam, Cre3ton.  ! Speers & McCreath shipped a car of  ', posts to the prairie the early, part of  . the week.   It was loaded at Erickson.  | It is unofficially stated that $15;000  '. has been alotted for government road  ! aud bridgework   in the Creston valley  1 tfj.^i -������o-*.  I  t  rru.  apple-packing school  ���������i.td*     m-*\  _t_t,OV.      lifi. _._..3__.^���������  Hats are prettier and cheaper than  -_������������������ .y.-.v.^v. .-.:...������������  X UttUK  .7  C7EAV1I  ��������� spring millinery opening, March 18,10,  120, 8 to 6 p.m.  j Dressmaking���������Wanted, fey ���������*������ e*-  ! perieneed dressmaker, work by the  j day or piece. Ml- s jK_t"SiK AwviUB,  j Section House, Creston.  j The total revenue from the Creston  | post-office, according to the r������i_4 report  | of the department was $2,083.84. At  i Kaslo the ligures were $2,643.4G.  The Dramatic Club is giving the net  | receipts from their show on March, 23  C. O. Rodgers returned yesterday  from a trip to Regina, Sask.  W. H. Morris, Sirdar's genini boni-  face, was in town, Thursday.  Butterflies���������a real bright red one���������  was noticed on Fourth Street, Suuday.  Local home bakeries have advanced  the price of bread from 12 to io loaves  for SI.  Mr. and Mrs. A. .T. Collis were visiting with Nelson friends the latter part  of the week.  Mrs. (Dr. 1 Winkler arrived yesterday  from Sandpoint, Idaho, on a visit to  her father, Mr. T. Gilpin,  Mrs. M. "Young is holding her spring  millinery openingon Thursday, Friday  and Sa.turd"vy-*'iiext week.  E������G8 Fob, Sax-m--Eggs for setting,  ! purebred Brown Leghorns, $1,75 for  I   .  . -    -    - --><    .   ~       -%J>-^s.^._.-_.       -���������������- ....... **^  ������"_   ff^gCI. -IV-S.-.C!.    ._A5.".iW!.,   t-injW'U.  Milk Foit Sale���������Can supply a few  customers daily with pure, fresh milk,  delivered anywhere in Creston.���������W.  Gobbett.  Creston Liberals are meeting Saturday night to discuss matters in connection with the forthcoming provincial election.  The apple-packing school opens on  Monday in the-Auditorium with ... P.  Castner in charge. The ns_ss.ary  twelve pupils���������and some to spare���������will  be in attendance.  The Following DISCOUNTS Will be  given on IMMEDIATE ORDERS  25 per cent on Apple Trees  10 per cent on  All  Other Nursery  Stock  Except  Rose Bushes  Do not place your order before getting our quotations.  '__ ___?B3__������L  Comprising S2S Acres GRAND FORKS, B. C.  Frank V. Staples, Agent, Erickson, B. C.  to the Red Cross funds. They  ai-e pre-  comedv  ' senting -the delightful farce  "Facing the Music."  The Creston-Erickson Rifle Association is hoping their whist drive and  dance on Easter Monday will not be  overlooked in the present rather ample supply of concerts and dances.  Construction   commenced   on Wed-  _���������_j���������._    ^_    .. a    u������t-j -    -***������������������ ���������*** *���������  S@Sv.5.7    Ou.    _.��������� g.^v-.������     iu< >ivti)g     uvc-uniii  sidewalk from   Jackson's   store out to  the Creston    cemetery.    Some dyna-  I i xniting of stumps  has been  necessary  j; to clear the right of way.  Ii  and   churchwardens  of  i { Tne vicar  | j Christ Cuui-eii wi-*. -tjuuvriiig xsiSilOp-  }} Doull an informal congregational re-  j! ception at the Parish Hall on Saturday  | ��������� afternoon at 3 o'clock, to which all  | i parishioners   and friends are invited.  ] About $20 worth of -war stickers  j were required to stamp the supply of  ! liquor, subject to this special assessment, at present, in stock in the two  Creston hotels. E. C. Gibbs is in  charge of this work in the absence of  an inland revenue officer. -~y'  . Tuesday afternoon Mrs. Cherrington  and Mrs. Jas. Compton-were hostesses  at a very charming tea. in aid of the  Red Cross fund, at the home of Mrs.  Cherrington. Favors were given and  all the guests thoroughly enjoyed  themselves. The proceeds amounted  to $6. ���������  Word reached Creston on Saturday  that all the local members of the Third  Contingent had.success.uly passed the  medical examination at Victoria. The  boys stood the trip well and arrived  at their destination in excellent condition and marched with a swing that  would do credit to veterans.  when a dealer in your locality ift  elected.  THE IMTERHATIUHAL HOSIERY CO.  P. O. Ito_ 244  DAYTON.       OHIO,        U.S.A.  JAS. H. SCHOFIELD  Vkri". Life ''lid  Accident   If' mirnnw  IUCAI, KUTATK.  Kfr  I RAIL ��������� B.C  GUV    UVvVENBKRC.  .���������)on_u������/riwo  Enoiwmu  KH&'UJN  Whitehall and char are still being  takt n from the Goat River in fairly  good catches. W. B. Embree advises  that the helgramite grub, which is pie  to the Whiteflsh, i_ the bait by which  most of them are betrayed. The gustatory possibilities of whiteflsh are  almost equal to trout���������when you can't  get trout.  Only routine matters came up at  the March meeting of the Board of  Trade on Tuesday night. J. H. Scho-  Hold wrote Hinting that the members  at Victoria t-aid that the apples sent  them by tho board were the best ever  and much obliged for the romem-  hranee. Thoro was quite a batch of  enquiries ������������ to the poFtsibillties of tho  valley by prospective settlors.  Geo. ITiiHoroft and his tttaff of three  aHHiHtnnta did two good days work on  Monday and TuoHilay when thoy laid  a new Hidewalkfrom the O.P.E. tracks  up to the Mercantile Co. and throw in  a HpacloiiH Hot. of rttepn up to tho ntoro  platform for good luck. Tt is a snh-  Ktniitin) hit. of workuiaiiHhip, arid will  make the grade to that part of town  quite agreeable in any nort of weather.  Crouton inerchautH inaugurated tho  WedncHday half   holiday   this week  under favorable clrcumHt-ant-CH.   The  < IomIiiu-  had been mifttelently  well ad-  ' V'-.ri.ii'ed ami   there  were   very few, If  I any, eiiNt.oiiiof'H   dlHiippolnted; howldeM,  I bin- wiiiit/hei-   wuh amiOHt  iden'i Tor t.ne  ; half day oil". TIiohc olmervlng t he mid-  j week vacation are;  Mercantile Co., T.  M.   ICdmondHon,  LancaHt^H'  k Co., V.  -   i II    Jiu'KN'in,   V.   liiiiiiM   Co.  and   the  B.C. I drugMt4ire.  The Institute received its first consignment of stumping powder on  Wednesday. The thrifty rancher will  secure his supply early���������the next shipment is sure to be higher in price.  So much knitting going on these'  days among the Red Cross .workers  inspires Mayor Little to observe that  these soldiers' knitted body belts might  be just as aptly called "Dados round  the dining-roomi"  H. F. Mueilinn, well known here in  connection with reclamation surveys  has obtained a commission in the 5th  Canadian Mounted Hifles. He is at  present at Sherbrooke, Que., in charge  of a machine gun squad.  'The authorities have proclaimed  Saturday, March 20th. Clean TTp Day  for Creston. Citizens are asked to get  busy with their rakes and other utensils and put things in ship shape in  both the front and^back yards.  Saddle Horse \ Fob. Sale���������Alan  Howard's saddle' horse, 'Dick,' for  sale -at once ; f ast, quite sound," no vice,  $45. Can be seeh--aVG. P.'Smith's,  Erickson. Open to "offers, apply direct  only to Mrs. Howard, Bank of Montreal, Spokane, Wash., U.S.A.  The extraordinary general meeting  of the Shareholders of the Growers  Union on Tuesday afternoon did not  quite dispose of the business on hand  and another v adjournment was made  until March 24, when it is expected  everything will be finally adjusted.  Advice wus received at Creston on.  Saturday that the local., memhers of  the Second Contingent had arrived  safely at- Liverpool early -last week.  They are to, be located at Aldershot,  where they will be well housed every  facility given for complete training for  the/, ont.  . For St. Patrick's evening you take  your choice between the Knights of  Pythias dance in Mercantile Hall Overton, and tho card party and dance tho  ladies of Creston Roman Catholic  church are giving in Grady's store at  Duck Creek. Both events p-omise a  splendid evening's pleasure.  The "patriotism and production"  corifcvcneo in tho Auditorium on Friday night was woll attended and two  timoly addresses woro given by Mr,  Outhbert, publicity commissioner,  Victoria, and Mr. Mooro, superintendent of tho oxperimoni-al farm, at  Agassi/,, President Heath of tho Farmers' Institute presided.  Bishop Doull, the now heitd of the  Anglican Diocese of Kootenay, will  pay Ci'Ot-loi. a visit on Sunday, March  14th. At 11 a.m. Christ Church will  be con hoc rated by his Joi'dnpip, the  ceremony to he followed by a celebration of Holy Communion, At 7.80p.m.  there will he ovonHong and confirmation Horvioo. Bifdiop Doull will preach  at both HorvicoH.    All arc welcome.  "Co-operative Marketing" and "The  cane for -oar-lot Ht-awbori-y growing"  aro the toplcH ehoNon for the horticultural meeting In the Auditorium ou  Friday night next. The former uuh-  ji-et will lie taken hy R, M. Whndow,  provinc'ini .loi'i.H-uit.u. iht>, una the latter hy J. For_yl.li Smith, prairie niar-  Icetti comiiiimilonor. Mr. Wliwlow't*  Hubjeet Ih ii particularly live runs and  it Im to lie hoped the turnout of ranch-  lent wilt lie very large.  Direct from the manufacturer, they include  White & Colored Crepes from ISc.  oi \r __��������� o__5-_.a_. sT*t i   Lawns, Linons, Persian Lawns  Nainsooks. Sec.  Underwear for Men and W������men  in Combination and Separate Garments.  AU the new Laces in Valencienies.  Torchons, Linens and Mercerized  Cotton, also Net Lace. All at  rearonable prices.  ��������� i mmi���������_���������__ r_.-.  _.��������� IVII  I  !_._-*  Buy Made-in-Canada implements  manufactured by the Massey-  Harris Company, the largest  manufacturers of Far;.. Implements in Canada.  Get our prices on Implements and  Sprayers ��������� before, purchasing-  elsewhere.  Creston Auto & Supply Co.  Ii

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