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 *���������*������"������������������'���������*;,������������������,' , v,*?-.--"-*   ���������- j ' ~-"Tr"^^?-^:^^,-!  .������<-' -   *  - , '    .  , -,f >    *     *   ^ * ���������v       s'        ^**jZfs~,-4\   - '  r t X ��������������� i' <* ������ ������ ���������> **kr" <" 'V ^  ���������/������i3i5  Vol. VII.  CRESTON,  JLP.   t_A,  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1915  No. 5  ������em an  tt is Lent,  Rubbers ?  Pit era ���������?     <  See Lancaster's advt. on  February meeting of the Creston  Farmers* Institute tonight.  Birth���������In Creston, on February 20,  to Mr. and Mrs.  S. A. Speers, a son.  Wanted���������A second-hand buggy or  light wagon.    Apply Rkview Office.  Nine more days still remain for  goose shooting. The season closes at  sundown. February 28.  The sleighing rifennpeared eai-lv im  the week, wagons being in pretty general use on Wednesday.  A Lindley shipped a mixed car of  apples and vegetables to Coleman.  Alta., the early part of the, week.  DxtisasMA-KiNG���������Wanted, by an experienced dressmaker, work by the  day or piece. - Miss Jennie Ax-guebe,  Section House���������Creston.  Those who- attended the pruning  .school last week state that the trees  are showing a fine lot of fruit buds���������  an early sesaomsign of a normal apple  crop.  The Creston courthouse again enjoys t telephone connection, lineman  Embree having installed the instrument f--he latter part of the week. The  ������,,������..~������i^.*~. *.* nt ���������  iiuiuuci ia era.  At the 'conclusion of the regular  business at to-night's meeting of-the  Farmers' Institute, Mr. Wearmouthof  Canyon City will address the members  -on "the beekeeping industry.  For the balance of the season the  Creston "brass ha-nd will practice twice  a week���������Monday and Thursdaynights.  Creston now has the only brass band'  between Fernie and the Okanagan.  The Chinese _ new year   commenced  . on'Sunday. . Creston celestials, parted  with, the old and welcomed in the new  year with quite an elaborate setting  oh of fire crackers Saturday midnight.  ��������� ���������  ,T. C. Pitts of Windermere, Masonic  district deputy will pay the Creston  Masonic Lodge an official visit on  Tuesday evening next, February 23rd  ���������not on the 26th as stated last issue.  The dates have been fixed for the  1015 apple packing school at Creston,  which will be in charge of Mr. Oastner.  It will open ou March 15 and close on  the 20th. The pupils fee this year is $2.  Messrs McCarthy and Ross, Bank of  Commerces auditors, paid the Creston  branch an official visit last week,"con?  eludinfl their labors on Friday -afternoon.  . ���������' *  At the next meeting of the Christ  Church Literary, Debating and Social  Club, on Wednesday evening nextr  there will be an open debate on the,  subject, Resolyed,. "That strikes are  justifiable."  Mrs. Majlandaine '.will bo hostess at  next week's Red Cross tea, which will  bo at her home on Tuerday afternoon,  February 23rd. The ladies are'looking forward to having the usual good  attendance.  The Ladies of the Mothod 1st church  have named Thursday, March 4, as the*  date'"they ,will present that 'sterling'  comedy, "An Afternoon Tea, in Fi*lend-  Nly Village." Wo are assured It Is a  really delightful comedy that is too  good to miss.  Joe Brown was a piisHongor east on  Friday, having received a who tho day  previous conveying* the unwelcome  news that his son had died that morning at Carstah'H, Alberta. TP>e sympa-  ���������thy of all goes out to Mr. Brown In his  heron v'mont.  ter, who favored with "If all those  endearing young charms " and '* Juan-  ita." The attendance was over the  100 mark. The evidence submitted  furnished much food for thought���������too  much for one of our citizens as it  caused him to entirely forget that his  wife had accompanied him to the affair  and not until he was well on the homeward journey did. he wake up to the  fact, and beat a hasty retreat churchward.  Ar.v  X mail to-day ?  Everyone should make a point of  honor to be at the depot the day the  boys leave, to wish them godspeed and  safe return.  A. E. Wells returned home from  Addie, Idaho, on Sunday for a visit,  returning on Tuesda;  -jzv-s. A. a. wens ana Matt Hagen  were among the Duck Creek visitors  to Creston on Monday. . Jimmy  Thompson  made the grade Thursday.  At last, after a tedious wait of  nearly four months, Messrs. Douglass  and Philip Butterfield, Frank May.  Fred Haggart and Jack Johnson, who  signified their intention of enlisting  with the Third Contingent in November last, received orders on Sunday to  report to Dr. Henderson on Monday  for medical 'examination as to their  eligibility to become .members of the  third overseas force, All five passed  without any trouble. Although not  represented, in either the first or second  force,' Duck Creek has now come to  the front and 'in sending these five  men she is sending five who for physical and intellectual fitness are second  to none in the whole Dominion, and  wherever they go we feel confident  they will pr.ove a creditto Duck Creek  and to Canada.  Creston Asked  To Send Ten Men  Recruiting for the Third Canadian  Contingent commenced in Creston on  Monday. Lieut. Bennett received  word on Saturday from headquarters  at Fernie to proceed with the work  forthwith. ^  Creston has again been asked to furnish ten men, and.-as on a previous  occasion, several-more than the required number made application fop places  on the force to be raised.  " The full .complement of men appeared before Dr/Henderson for medical  examination early in * the week. Nine  succeeded in passing^ with flying colors  whiFe the tenth had\u very minor" de-  feet and headquarters at Victoria has  been communicated.with before mak-  ing a decision.  Duck Creek heads the list with  recruits on this occasion, five of the  boys coming from that section.  The Volunteers wiii drill in Creston  until orders are-reeeived as to where  they are to be mobilized. It will most  likely be Victoria, tihough Cranbrook  has been mentioned. Possibly three  drills each week will1 be held, tne first  on Monday.  Those enrolled are: Douglas Butterfield, Philip Butter-field, Geo. Seymour  Fred Hurry. Wmn.iHall, Frank May,  Fred Haggart, John'Edward Johnson  and George Hogan)  Stinson getting the ladies' honors and  Wm. Hall and Roy Telford the gents  prizes.  Among the recruits accepted at  Creston for the Third ' Can.idian Contingent is Billy   Hall,  son of  Mr. and  Mrs.  Walter Hail.  u������ne iruit Sell  Agency This Ydar  Omm* Off  ���������amev  Bill is a splendid  sample of the raw material from which  soldiers are made and is sure to give a  ooa account ot inmsen.  itllijg-1���������*'''**"''-' ������"*���������-  ��������� We are -no suburb, no, nor town���������  r\   JZr-������*i&y~jiiiG}\ a-iifc������!c? _  We are a kingdom of renown  For have we not our "Strawberry  Can you beat it ? - LKing?"  Down here the tra11} stops twice a day,  And we fill it up with fruit;  Out comes the conductor, smiling-and  g������y������  And he and the brakemen all salute.  Can you beat it ?  Our sawmill buzzes brisk and gay,  And saws all kinds of lumber;  And fifty mon work night and day  Making boxes without number.  Can you beat it?  Now, all this is the perfect truth.  Just one more thing I'll quote���������  We're going to have a polling booth  And you'll all comedown to vote.  Can you beat it? .  Shipping 1������1������ Rhubarb  Carl Carlson and Will Johnson of  Duck Creek were visitors hcie oil  Tuesday.  A-load of the Siding young folks  were into Creston on Tuesday night  for the Presbyterian debate.  Mrs. Barracloiigh left on Wednesday on a trip to Calgary, where-she  will spend some-time visiting friends.  Mr. Churchill   and Albert   Stewart  are both on   the sick list   this week���������  not seriously   ill,  but bad  keep them indoors.  The Social Club holds its annual  masquerade ball at Scotty Todds', tonight. The club is giving prizes for  the best lady's and gents costumes.  W. A. Pease   has been d  caller on-  practically ^every    rancher   in   these  pai'ts, gelling stock in the Fruit Growers Union, and has had splendid   success.  President W. V. Jackson was in the  chair at the annual meeting of the  Creston Fruit Growers Union.Limited,  on Thursday afternoon and evening  last, which was favored with a large  attendance of shareholders.  The manager's report, and the treasurer's statement fo.i 1014 Wcie presented and after quite lengthy discussion  were adopted.  In common with all other fruit-selling organizations throughout the  province, the treasurer's statement  was disappointing, and it has beei,  found necessary to raise considerable  new capital by the sale of stock in the  Union.    A committee  was  named to  and   they   are  ��������� **-r  ������,.** rv  m.  iilC  expoxx  1915-growii  days  So cheer up, A-  ���������S-  The Government ia Safe  The popular, vote was better than  two to ono tn favor of the negativn iu  the debate In the Pi'<*nbytei*lan church  on Tuesday night, on the topic: Re-  ���������solved, "That a, change of government  in British Columbia is desirable." The  ntflrmatlve   was   handled   l>v  11.   M.  *���������'  Hold and W. ItJmlnw, while the nega-  4 \i+t* ���������**������#������ ���������������   wl  , old timer,  And don?t mind what people say,  Just keep right ou and by .Timminie,  You'll be as BIG AS US someday.  ' On Wednesday night the citizens of  Duck Creek gav������- a farewell dance to  the boys who are leaving with the  Third Contingent. Uncertainty as to  the exact date of departure rendered  it desirable to make sure of their getting a good sendoff and Wednesday  being the only available night Matt.  Hagen arranged for the use of the hall  and.announced the dance. About 40  people wore present. After supper,  amid scenes of pnthnsiasm and patriotism, Mr. Sparkon arose to add reus the  meeting,'ami in a few wtll-choson  words explained that we had not met  there in order to glvb the boys, who  wero soon to leave, a good time and a  hearty sendpif and thanked them for  what thoy .aro doing for their country  and for those of us who could not go.  He was confident they would do their  duty and bo -rm honor to thlscommun-  ity. After ho had finished the building shook with the, applause. Tlio  boys wore placed in the middle of thb  .room and everyone joined hands round  them, and joined in "For they are  jolly good follows," and, three lusty  cheers and a tiger.  vegetables has Commenced.  For the p-gMv-ten  -express V&Jpm^ts^of^^uM'rB  have been going east to-points  in the Crow's Nest.  This week lettuce shipping  opened to the same market,  A. Lindley being the consignor.  Rhubarb has been going out  in considerable quantities, but  the supply of lettuce is not up  to the demand.  Both are from the well-  known Duck Creek section.of  the Creston Valley. - .���������  The Alice Siding poultry has the  egg-laying mania in proper shape this  month. Qn Tuesday a flock of 52 hens  belonging to P.^Thompson negotiated  a total output of 37 eggs.  The Siding will also have a representative on the s. Third Canadian Contingent. Fred Hoggart has enlisted  passed the medical examinations and  holds himself in" readiness to proceed  to-the mobilization center.  -1^1Q Ja"ttb!MMrsofi bur" poultry 1aimers  reports a very creditable showing in  the matter of egg production for January. Mrs. Barraelough's flock of  twenty-five pullets produced 355 eggs  for the month. Even with ��������� feed at its  present fancy price these white Leghorns are a splendid investment.  look   ���������.uxor   tne  busy in the matter.  The big item of business was the  matter of selecting a managei for 1915.  enough*" There was a proposition to engage A.  Lindley, thus bringing about a merger  of the two selling agencies at Creston.  The question was debated at length  without coming to a decision and the  meeting was adjourned until Tuesday  when anothea session on the same  subject was held and it was finally decided to place the management in Mr.  Lindley's hands, and he^has agreed to  accept provided ��������� sufficient new working capital is forthcoming. The old  officers were re-elected as follows.  President���������W  V. Jackson,  ice-i-resiaent���������James Compton.  Directors���������J. Blinca,  J. D. Hayden,  A.   Duperry,    F.    Putnam,    W.    A.  McMurtvie.  Hardtimes Masquerade  Another   meeting   of  will be held on the 25th.  shareh (ildcr.!-5  ���������f ~k������,������.~.k r^vs^s js.   ERICKSON  ... ,i������  ..... .>,.  Tim-  1������     C������# *  and C. F. Hayes, '.rue evening's  ������ iM-diuj/H wen- hrifrhtevted l>y  duetts by Mis. Hone and Mrs. Cavpen  pro-  t wo  Laid, month 100 more coke ovens began riiuoking in Michel.  Fast Kootenay has been authorized  to rairit-.100 iiu-ki for Ihe Third Canadian Contingent.,  <4olden hoard of trade wahIs Ili>-('.  I*.It.   to insta. a telephone  in the nta-  I i<m at  I hut  noiiil  John L. Kctattack, of Kaslo. will he  :i ojinrtrrnKi'dcr-i'erge.ml- in I lie third  Canadian Contingent.  A. Lindloy is loading another car of  apples and vegetables for prairie customers.  Mrs. H. A. McKowan and children  of Cranbrook, who have been visiting  her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cart-wright,  returned home this week.  Walter 'Glonsmerc, who has been  working .with A. B. Stanley for some  weeks past, left on Monday for Vancouver, where he has secured a position.  The baby daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  Fnlmer, who havo just moved on to  the Henley ranch, was on tho sick list  tho early part of the week but is now  improving.   ���������       .  During Mr. Howard's absence on  active oervjee in Europe Mm. Howard  will visit" with hor people at Irvlno,  Alberta for the pi'ONont and later on  may go to England.  Ki'u; Howard is leaving next week  to ^rejoin IiIh artillery corps at Woolwich, England, and will bo on the firing line when the order is given to  Uuj aiiics' troops Lo commence the lag  shove toward Berlin.  The school children had a holiday  hero' on Friday last, the chuno being  the indisposition of the teacher, Miss  Heed. However, we are glad (o note  I.hat she was snflleienlly lwovcred to  resume her duties on Monday.  Wriclih-on win wcilJropj'e.ionLedat the  hardt.IuiCM maHq-aevade hull at (lci>������l*iti  on Friday anil   uwuU* a. cleanup in the  The hardtimes masquerade   ball on  Friday night was another- of this season's   successes in   the social   life   of  Creston.   The   attendance   was very  large, though the number in costume  was rather below expectations.    But  what was lacking in quantity was partially, at least, made up in (pinlity and  it was no easy task that the judges,  Messrs. Hunt andMiddleton who were  visitors here 'conducting the pruning  schools, and Principal Macdonald. had  in picking  the winners,   The  honors  were awarded to Miss Elsie Stinson, a  negro mammy, for tho best hulies costume; and   to ..hor sister  Mihs Stella  Stinson fell the second prize.-. W. Hall  captured the first prize.for gentleman,  with a costuine   that Was   distinctly  hardtimes in   every detail,   and Roy  Telford as a .Kootenay  Patriarch got  away with the second premium.   The  niusic was'by Messrs'."Blinco and Winters   (clarionets)    and  Geo.    Young  (piano) and gave splendid satisfaction  aB did also   the   refreshments.   The  affair   was    under "the   direction   of  Messrs. Len, George, and Ton Mawnon  and was splendidly bandied all through'  Blairniore's lOMdog taxes amounted  to $122.70.  Half open pansies were picked at  Moyie on Friday.  Frank public school had an average  attendance of 118 id January.  The land nndbr''cultivation around  (Va.nd Forks Is  about, tf.WM ������������'-vvm.  The federal estimates Include tfno.OOO  for a new poHtoftlco building at Trail.  Tn futurn Vernon city council will  infture all city laborers against accidents.  In  the  Lardo   country  fhe  C1\H.  has one section crew looking .iCterHft  .,       . <      .  ��������� Hill'-.  OJ     HIWKi  ,1  i{".������i.'.*in'M   ������''���������'���������   h.r������������'ve������'!   I*-' 1!" ..!  a-  heavier than a year ago and no fainiho  prize-winning. Mlwu** KImJ.. mo.1 RMhi   i������ lodi^ipnt'-d thin year.  "Twb nations great/and free,   -  ^     Trusting, O Lord.in Thee,  Peaceful and true;  Strong to defend the right,  fledged nevermore to fight,  May they in love unite,  Thy wiil to do."  An audience that filled Creston Presbyterian church almost to overflowing  turned out for the union service in connection-with "the celebration of the  hundred years of peace' betweon Great  Britain the United States���������on Sunday  eVOiliiJir lust.  The service from  beginning to end  was bright  and inspiring in  every detail. , The responsive readings was par- ;  ticipated   in   with    enthusiasm,   the  hymns were appropriate and vigorously rendered, and the two special nuni-  bors by the union Methodist-Presby- "  terian choir, "I was Glad"and "Father  of Mercies" were done full justice to,  the latter being a particularly pleasing  selection.  There were two addresses. Rev. F.  Carpenter gave a brief historical sum-  Jpai-y of the leading events that featured the diplomatic relations between  the two countries, as affecting Canada,  and Rev. G. W. Blake preached a  masterly Hcrmon bearing on the present European war, taking as his text,  "Nevertheless we, according to his  m-m-niwe, look for new heavens .and a-  hew earth whereindwclleth righteousness."  While not caring to 'attribute.'the  accomplishment of the one hundred  years of peace solely to tho fact that  the two nations involved spoke the  same language, Mr. Blake ompl.asiw.d  the fact that, undoubtedly tills similarity of spee-di had been a factor Jo  bringing about tho century of harmony and goodwill. Alluding to the  Kuropean struggle Mv. Blake maintained that the clash had to come.  The theory that "preparedness for  war ensureH pence" had been exploded. This titanic clash of aiins, he  maintained, wan no relied ion on (l������e  church or Christianity and iu driving  homo thin mcnr.agi. backed up all hi*  reasoning with a, wealth of scriptural  corroboration that was moid HlVctive.  On .Sunday morniiur Hev. F. f,, <\<n*-  ponLer conducted  a similar service al,  Put,.*. irill.Jdi.lw.,    'I'*... ������������������������--;���������;:������.-,;;*;..���������. *.'���������..,  the largest In thehlMtory of the church  tl.'..,..)..{  t]in   u hole nt-i viri*   \'as entered into heartily  by the huge atton**  dni.1-."-,  <- *=-������  AmSj i*n*wt*B*h>ana������-M  THE REVIE^, CEESTOlSr, b. a  muiai  VM-:  mWl:  m '  111  1.  In  'rr  H<  "���������NT*  PI9  eance  &  By Basil Tozer  Ward,   Lock   &   Co.,   Limited  London,   Melbourne and  Toronto  (Continued)  CHAPTER II.  Delia  Just   why     this   should   appear   so  strange to Hugh, he could not for the  life of him have    told, but he stood  and stared like a man. moon struck,  and  the  negro,  munching  his  bread  and cheese, stared solemnly back.  ������������������"Well, now," said, the negro at last.,  "never seen a gentleman before, ain't  you that you got to look at him that  way when you  do meet cno?"  "I  really,  beg your  pardon,"     said4  tlUQU.,  "Granted," asid the negro loftily.  "I wasn't thinking," said Hugh.  moaned over and over again.  "It will teach you better manners,  my man," said Hugh. "Now, listen to  me���������"  But instead of listening the negro,  who had ceased Ms groaning and  writhing as Hugh spoke, suddenly  jumped to his feet, cleared at a bound  the low hedge here bordering the road,  and disappeared like the wind in the  trees behind, leaving Hush tor trophies of victory a big clasp Unite and  a hunch of bread and cheese.  "Well, I'm blessed," said Hugh,  quite amazed at this sudden light;  Then he laughed and shrugged his  shoulders; and not feeling inclined to  set off on a wild chase through the  wood, he quietly resumed his way,  though keeping a sharp look out to  make sure his dark friend was not  following  him.  v.*������.  as    Mr.  Hetherington had named his house.  It mas an imposing, modern   mansion, standing in extensive grounds. Before   the advent of the motor car its  situation had been rather too remote  to  be convenient, for not-only wai  the  nearest  station  six  miles  away,  but'the train service thereto was slow  , and irregular.    But the "motor car. had  j changed all that, and put the house  i within ninety minutes of London at  any hour of the day or night. Nowa-  When the Wills of Tommy Atkins and  KaI/   T������rii    A tiA   I   Anal  \i c-twr***.      ��������� v������i     #-������������ w    M*v-p*w  The Statutes of Wills in force in  Great Britain provide that wills of  soldiers in actual military service,  and of sailors, are subject to special  legislation, but this privilege applies  only to wills of personal estate.  Wilis ��������� of' petty officers and seameu  ss  .1   =���������=.  ���������  TESTAMENTS   OF   SOLDIERS       T CANADIAN WOMEN AND THE WAR  /iiiotuer   i, wo  runes  within sight of    "Qlentair,'  Patriotic    Organizations    Thai  Have  Been  Fori-ped  ir. the  Dominion  When the call to arms for the de-  fonce  of  the  British  empire sounds  from 'east'-to  west of Canada, it  is  not the men only.;who are stirred by  that appeal to patriotismY loyalty and  gratitude for protection in the past.     __ ���������    ... The  women,   in  their  own way,  rein* the navy, and of marines, as far'. sponded as quickly and    as    whole-  as relates to their pay or prize-money i heartedly.  ,������.,���������* i.������ a*������.M^,������ .k��������� nn  nfficov   anil!     when the South African war broke  out aud  Canada responded nobly to  the need'of the '������������������mother country for  "Some folks find it diSicv.it," agreed j (jayS  jyjr-  Hetherington hardly    usou  ���������y the negro amiably; "but you listen to  me. young fellow, and don't you do  your "thinking while staring inat way  at a gentleman. Some gentlemen  would take offence; it would.'seem  personally insulting   to   some, gentl'e-  the railway at all, while his-half-dozeu  or so of motor-cars were continually  on tire road, to and from town.  Hu^li was approaching Qlsnfair  from the southwest while the principal entrance lay  to the north-east,  men;   it would remind 'era of being   iuvolving to  reach  it a  circuit from  rdentiaed,    and    witness-boxes,    and  things of that sort no gentleman cares  to have called to his mind. You would  cot yourself now, would you?"  "Quite so, quire so," said Hugh. "I  am sorry. There was a motor passed  here just now?"  The negro paused in eating ms  bread and cheese, and looked hard at  his questioner.  ���������Was there, though?" he said slow-  lv; "a motor?    Well, what about it?"  where'he was of nearly a mile by the  park wall. As Hugh had by this time  fairly satisfied his desire for exercise  he availed himself of a short cut by  a stile leading to a gamekeeper's cottage, to approach, the house by a nearer way through the park and past tiie  tensis-ground.  He was leaving this ou his right,  so as to reach the great avenue leading to the front entrance, when he  heard  someone calling  out from be-  Hugli hesitated.    Kegroes    are not   hind  a box-wood  fence just    on  his  right hand.  "Now, is that Delia in one of her  tantrums again?" he muttered to himr  so rare in England that the fact of  two men of color having been seen  close together implies necessarily that  they are in "collusion. Yet in. this lone-j self, frowning, and pausing to listen.  ly country district, not near the s.ea, "Oh, Miss Delia, don't, don't! I'll  traversed by no great highway so that j "ave the law on 'ee!" screamed a  it was singularly free from" trampg, j voice, succeeded immediately by the  Hugh   could  not  understand    having i sound of a heavy slap and a cry of  pals.. t  "By Jove, that girl will be going too  must be attested, by an officer, and  wills made by a seaman in the mer-  chant service must, if made at sea,  bo attested by the master or mate,  and if made on land, by a superintendent of a mercantile marine office,  a minister of religion, justice of tho  peace, or consular or customs officer.  The effects of seamen, marines and  soldiers lulled or dying in the British  service, are exempt from tho regular  duty; and it ihey amount to less than  a hundred pounds, they are not probated. In the case of prisoners of  war, wills are subject to special regulations.  Under the. French law, oral wills  are not recognized, but soldiers* and  sailors' wills are subject to special  rules as in most other countries, iu  Germany there is a provision that the  formalities, may be relaxed in certain  f.nica aitr.\^ na i-jry***!!!! ent death a ^re-  vailing epidemic, a state of siege.  .������ust"recently the officers of the  German warships Go'eben and Breslau  .filed, their wills with the German  consul at Messina, so that these  might come under that classification.  The cruisers were supposed to be  preparing to run ou-. through th������  English fleet, which was reported to  be lying in wait for them off the harbor, but instead they fled with all  speed to neutral waters, where they  were sold to prevent fighting and  capture.  In the United States nuncupative  wills, the right to make which lies  only with sailors at sea or soldiers  in the field, are somewhat rare, but  one was admitted to probate .in Kings  County in December, 1909. It was  made by George O'Connor, chief engineer of the steamship Dorothy;  when the vessel was in mid-ocean.  All that he said was: "Everything  that I have belongs to my daughter  Lizzie." The will was proved with  the aid of two witnesses, tire captain  and the first officer of the Dorothy.  __, ������.������  ucx j* a .'  seen a negro eetore. tie coma not  shake oS the ������ussr illc-tcal imt*rss-  sioa he had that somehow there was  some connection between the colored  chauffeur of the car that had so nearly killed him. and this other colored  man   sitting    munching    bread    and j through the box-wood hedge, he found  cheese by the wayside. ; himself in sight of a curirms' scene.  "Ah, well." he said. "I noticed that} It was what was called the lower  car was driven bv a colored man." } lawn, a shady spot bordered by bright  "What about it?" asked the negro.! flower-beds and surrcimdfed by leafy  "Ain't a gentleman of color as good trees. Here afternoon tea was often  as a white man anv dav of the week?" served, but on this occasion tea and  "Quite so, quite so,"said Hugh, put-, table seemed to have been upset toting his hand in his pockot*. "but if! gethe-, for the table was sprawling  you will tell me to whom that car be- j with its legs in the air, while cups,  longs and where it comes :ro *. I will! plates, bread and butter, cak:..., cream  give you a sovereign.  Canada's Trade in the Argentine  The trade and    commerce    department has issued a comprehensive analysis of the trade of Brazil and Ar  Tiie negro rose to his feet. He had  seemed big enough white sitting, but  now that he was standing up he showed himself quite, a giant, over-topping  Hugh's great height by at least three  inches, his chest and shoulders broad  and massive in proportion.  "Why do you want to know that,  sir?" he asked iu tones whose very  softness held a menance.  "Never mind why," said Hugh and  threw him half-a-crown.   "I'll give you  a sovereign for what you can tell me."  The man picked up the half-crown  and pocketed it  "Come and sit by me." he said.  "Thank you," returned Hugh, on his  guard, for though he was neither nerv-  our nor suspicious he recognized  something coldly threatening in the  negro's tones. "I can stand very well.  Do you want to earn mv sovereign or  not?'  The negro gave a swift look round  to make certain there was no one in  sight.  "Yes, I want it." he said, "and I'll  cut your throat to get it!"  The clasp-knife open in his hand, he  moved towards Hugh, big and threatening, his eyes rolling strangely with  nil the wild savagery of his African  forbears. But Hugh had the true Instinct Tor combat that marks the horn  lighting man, that quality hy which  bold swordsmen in days o������ old have  carved their way to thrones. He neither stood still to await the negro's attack, *ib : ost men would have done,  nor did he recoil as a quiet business  man might have without shame, when  faced i>y so formidnble an antagonist.  Instead lie leaped forward himself, anticipating his assailant's attack, and  before the negro could make any  movement to defend himself he struck  him *.i tremendous blow right on tho  point of the jaw.  The man went down with a crash,  and Hiif-'h stood over J.im, his hand  clenched, liin eyes Hashing.  "NY>\v, vom dee!" ho mild, nw ho  kicked into ihe d I tali tho knife the'  other had  dropped.  -"Oli! Oh!" groaned the negro; "oh,  you have killed me, you have nrolcnn  my mouth, you have!    oil, oh, oh!"  It. \vii������ plain there was no light loft  In the fellow, and Hugh drow contemptuously anido, and stood vatch-  ii ; him writ'.in and groan on the  around, lie decided that, an noon aH  he seemed in liihii pain he would force  hlni to explain what he had meant hy  liia midden attack; if the man wero  obiUinate, and rcfuaed to upoak, then  lie would glvo him into cm-tody, hut  It w.m a mlHtake on Hugh's part to  atand no far away, onpecially -in the  negro, writhing In audi agony on the  ~rnur:d, v.Tlth'd ever furl I:?"' u.\v\\y  from him.  "Oh. von havo brolcen mv mouth!  you have, broken    my    mouth!"    ho  W.  N.  U.  1021  Hugh, beginning to run*,  and passing  through, a low gate that just a yard  o1* two further on gave    admittance > gentma with a view to showing oppor-  c * tunities which Canada now has of can-  turing some trade of which Germany  has been deprived as a result of the  war. Germany's total export trade to  Argentina in 1912 amounted to nearlv  $62,000,000 as compared with about  $116,000,000 for Great Britain and  about $2,250,000 from Canada. Brazil  bought from Germany in 1912 goods  to the "value of $160,000,000 as compared with $235,000,000 from Great  Britain and $3,400,00 from Canada.  The opening of Canada, in securing  markets in Argentina and Brazil to replace German goods are many. They  include manufactured timber canned  goods, paper and wood pulp, manufacturers of iron and steel, agricultural  machinery, cement, furniture and pre-  i served fish.  men the women did their share not  only by encouragement but by raising  of money for the relief of the wives  and others left behind, by visiting  these other women and using influence  in many cases to help them, and by  sending medical and other supplies to  the contingents in South Africa.  Almost immediately after Canada  began to-take an active part in the  South African war the Montreal-Herald made the suggestion that a patriotic fund should be' started for those  in need. It was the idea of the Her-  ajd, but it was adopted at once by  the Montreal Star, and the larger and.  wealthier newspaper henceforth conducted the campaign for funds, ���������to  which great numbers of women and  children contributed.  In October, 1899, Mrs. Hutton, wife  of Major-General (now Sir Edward)  Hutton, then commanding the Canadian militia, organized the Soldiers'  Wives League, under the patronage of  Lady Minto, wife of the then governor-  general. The object of the league was  to bring the wives of ail soidiers in  Canada, of every rank, into close touch  and sympathy, for mutual aid and assistance in times of distress and difficulty. Systematized aid was arranged by the league for the families of the  men who formed the Canadian contingents for active service in South  Africa. The -president ot the league  was Mrs. Drummond, wife of Major  (now Brig.-Gen.) Lawrence Drummond, then military secretary to the  governor-general, and the., secretary  was Mrs. Cotton. In Montreal, Mrs.  W. D., Gordon, wife of Colonel Gordon,  who himself saw service in South Africa, was at the head of affairs, and  Mrs. Minden Cole was secretary. Quebec and Winnipeg also formed  branches. It is exceedingly likely that  when the Canadians go to the front;  the league will jiow be revived. *  It was-jn February," jj.900,. that Mrs.  Clark Murray, wife of .t-rofessor uiark  Murray, of McGill University, founded  the Imperial Order of the Daughters  of the Empire, with juvenile branches  CLOTHESPIN IVIACH.NE8  What Happens When a Log* of Woofl  '  Starts-* Throt*flh   Them  Making clothespins is an'industry  that ne,ts handsome returns to many,  American factories: At'������������������MftTtiRSViUa-  In'tli,������������������' thereiis a factory which has *  capacity of more than 200,000 clothespins a day.  A*, rough  log  started -through   the  mill comes out as hundreds    of the  shapely little wooden pins familiar to  the back yard.   The legs are cut into  blocks   about   sixteen    inches    long,  which a headlong saw cuts into boards  about five-eighths of an inch thick. A  gang of saws cuts these bpards .into  strips five-eighths of an inch square  and each long enough to make four  pins.    These strips are placed ,on an  automatic   trimmer and  cut .to    the  required length.    They are then conveyed to the automatic lathes, seven  in number, each with a capacity o������  four     dozen   a   minute.     From    the  lathes  the pins drop to the';-. slotting-  machines and from these to the dry-  room, where ail moisture! is removed*  Next they go to the polishing cylinders, whicli>are filled ' about half full  of pins, chips and;sawdust.   The cylinders revolve slowly for /foil? hours/after which the pinsi drop into chutes  to be conveyed to the packing room.  Each   lathe has  a  capacity1 of  2,400  dozen pins a day.-^-St.    Louis    Post-  Dispatch.    ;A'V   ���������'.��������� - -: ��������� ���������'  ���������y.   ;.  ;..._______--;.:  . ;   a..v  Antwerp, a City Rich In History  Antwerp, the city, to which the Belgian royal family have removed to escape the German advance on, Brussels,  is not only one Of the oldest cities in  Europe, but has many times played  an important part in the.making of  stirring-history.  Antwerp appears in history as early  as .the seventh century. A century  later it was an important port and  market town. In the twelfth century  it was commercially prosperous and  under the rUle .of the dukes of Burgundy, who at times aspired not only  to the throne of France^ but harbored  designs on tbjeA erowir'"of England. In  the fifteenth century Antwerp was one  of the most important marts in Eur-  op e. the entering point for English  and continental trade. In: the sixteenth century, under the rule of  Charles V. it was the seat of the Han-  seatic League and the money depot of  Europe. In" 1584-5 it was besieged,  taken and ruined by tho Dake of Alva.  In 1794 the French took the city and.  restored its prosperity. Napoleon the.  Great attempted to make it riva,! London. , . .. .,.; ' '':'/;' ������������������ ���������'-���������'  Antwem.v. located,   on    the Scheldt,  \  and so on were scattered all over the  lawn. In the midst o������ the debris  stood a fashionably-dressed, rather  small and slight girl, her countenance  distorted with fury, while before her  crouched a big footmai in livery  whom this slender girl was actually  shaking to and fro by the collar, as  one might shake a toy  dog.  "Good    heavens,    Delia,    are    you  mad?" shouted Hugh.   .     ���������  Still keeping her hold upon the footman, the girl turned her head slowly  round and showed Hugh a face disfigured with jrage and eyes like a tigress.  "Delia," Hugh cried again, ('leave  hold of that man!"  The girl obeyed and sank back into  her chair, still shaking with the wild  extremity of her fury. She was quite  young, of a pretty, fair type, with  blue eyes, a perfect complexion, and  light brown curly hair, and with absolutely nothing in her ordinary expression, unless it was a certain occasional dilation of the eye, to indicate the  ���������furious and uncontrolled temper that  sho possessed���������or rather, that possessed her. She was fashionably and  very expensively dressed, as became  the only daughter and heir oi! the enormously wealthy Mr. Hetherington,  and now she sat very still, excopt for  her heavy breathing, watching Hugh  as ho came on with long strides.  "She slapped me right across the  cheek!" gasped the footman, showing  a cheek that was red enough in all  conscience; "I'll havo tho law oil  ���������er."  "Be off," said Delia, with a motion  as  if to rise from her chair.  The man went off at a trot without  saying another word, and  when    he  \ was some distance away Delia called  him quite calmly:  "Oh, James! James!" sho repealed  as ho stopped from shoor force of the  habit of obodionce, "send someone  else out with' somo more tea���������b*it  don't bring it yourself. I am still annoyed with you."  Tho man went on without answering, and Dolia began to smooth out  very carofully hor slightly** crumplei  dress, Looking at her, Hugh said  boldly:  "You will ho getting yourself Into  serlouH trouble soiue ot thoso days.  Delia."  "Is that, any concern of yours, my  dear cousin?" sho murmured In tho  awootoBt tonoa imaginable.  Al would rather it did not happen,"  lie returned. "What had that ui-m  done?"  '(To bo Contlnuod)  "Ilow'i* vacation, Johnn 16V"  "Bully! Veil off a Hhed, most got.  drowned, tipped ovor a beehive, wiv,������  hooked hy a cow, Jim Hplndlen Heked  iiio twice, and I got. two hIoiio hrulaoH  and a ntllT iioclc."-���������Zlon'o Herald.,  A True Story  Everybody knows that the quality of  reliability is the most valuable asset  that man can have, and how rare it is.  The man who sticks to his job under  all  circumstances   is   the  man    who  makes the nation.   An illustration of  this  fact lies  in  the  story that was  told about a man who once owned a  carrier pigeon-���������one of those pigeons  which, no matter where it went, could  always be relied upon to come back.  This   gentleman   was   talking   one  day with a friend of his and he said:  "What do you suppose happened to  ihat pigeon of mine?    I was talking  with  a  fellow  the  other  clay about  him, and made the remark that this  p.gcon always came back no matter  where he went, and he said that ho  did not believe it.    Ho said that ho  could take that pigeon to Philadelphia  and ho would be willing to hot me  $100 that the pigeon would not come  back inside of twenty-four hours.    I  told him that I would take aim up.  Well, sir, ho took the pigeons down to  Philadelphia,  and  what do you suppose he did?"  "I can't imagine," said the friend.  "Didn't ho let him loose In Philadelphia?"  "Oli yes, ho let him loose; hut be-  roi'6 he lei him loobe he clii-ped iho  pigeon's wings."  "Well, that was too bad," said the  friend. "Then you lost your bet, and  the pigeon didn't como back?''  Tho man smiled.   "Oh, yes, tho pig  eon camo back and I won my hot."  "Ho came hack?" wtild the frlond.  "Sure," said  tho  man.    "Ho came  hack, hut ho had awfully sore feet."  "No," said tho old gontloman, sternly, "I will not do It. Nover have I sold  anything by false representations, nnd  I will not begin now."  For a moment ho was silent, and  tho clerk, who Hlood before him could  soo that tho bettor nature of his employer was fighting strongly for the  right.  "No," HnSd Ihe old man attain, "I  will not do it. It Is an lnforlor grade  of shoo and 1 will never paao It off  at anything bettor. Mark it "A Shoe  Fit For a Queen,' and put it In the  window. A queen does not have to  do much walking.  called the Children of the Empire, having-an outlet to the sea safeguard-  From a small beginning, and after a] ed by the British and Freaeli:Seet and  time of eclipse, this society has grown  to enormous proportions. There are  chapters all over Canada/and in the  United States there are 400,000 British women enrolled under its name.  A large number of women were  deeply interested, also, in the Canadian branch of the British Red Cross*  Society. TTiis was organized in 1897  by Lieut.-Coi. George Sterling Ryer-  son, M.D., of Toronto, and was tha  first colonial branch of the society in  any country. It will be remembered  that during the war "Dr. Ryerson acted  as British Red Cross Commissioner in  South Africa. A great, many branches  were formed in Canada, chiefly ia the  provinces of Quebec and Ontario. Women's committees worked industriously, sending supplies to the soldiers,  and the button with the badge of the  society was to be seen worn by sueli  well-known Montreal women as Mrs.  H. B. Yates wife of Dr. H. B. Yate.s,  and Miss Roddick, slstei* of Sir Thos.  Roddick, who were active in the work  of the society  being;-strongly' fortified on the landward side, is regarded as impregnable,  hence its selection at this" time-by  King Albert as a place of refuge from  which" to direct the Belgian resistance  to the German forces. The city's  transit and other, coinmerceA of late  years has run -well up over $1,000,000  a year. It has a large industrial quarter and is a diamond centre.  The government of Antwerp is administered by a burgomaster, assisted by five assessors and a municipal  council of 39 members. The-city's animal budiget is about $7,000,000. Its  debt.is $60,000,000. Water and gas  are supplied by private corporations.  The-city has sixteen daily newspapers, six in* French and tea in Flemish. There are many notable hospitals  and educational institutions, two  theatres and noteworthy ecclesiastical  and secular buildings among them tha  Cathedral of Notre Dame, one of the  sights of Europe, the Hotel de Ville  and the museum of art, where are  priceless paintings by Rubens, "Wind-  If the womenof Canada were ready  ers, Van Dyck, v Vati Eyck, Memling.  th.en, there is every evidence that tho  present emergency "\vill find them  even better equipped, and as enthusiastic���������if not more so���������in their loyal  efforts to do their*share, in their own  way towards helping the empire.���������  Mavy Macleod Moore (published in  "Canada").  Two washerwomen were ono day  telling of the progress made by tholr  various lads in their chosen work.  "Tell me, Mrs. Casey," asked Mru.  Clancy, "what's your son John doing  now?"  "John's on tho stage���������he's a light  comedian," answered Mrs. Casey.  "Ye don't tell mo!" exclaimed Mrs.  Clancy. "An' would ye molnd tollin'  me what a ".'light comedian" Is?"  "Woll," explained Mrs; Casey, "In  me son's wise It's this: Ho playn a  silent part behind tho black curt������**.n  with his mouth In a hole, and In front  lc a candle, and when,. Alkali Al  shoots at the candle John blows it  out."  Matys and others. Many "old masters" among painters, notably Rubens,  were natives or residents of Antwerp*  long famous as an art centre.  "JlpH   Im *u  man   of  broad   vlew������, *  " ftx.u.il.v    inii.      iu    immiw      *:iiv,*i������il-  ntaiices,"--Haiti morn American.  -* Counting Ten  OlbbH���������What do you think of tlila  Idea of counting ten boforo yon apeak  when ninny r  DlbbH���������Woll, T know thin, that  counting out $10 when my wife la  angry haa a mighty Hoothlng effect.  "Marso Tom, plouso come to dinner  early Sunday, cause I wants to git  to go to a funeral."  "All right, Aunt Hannah. Which  would you rather do, go to a runoral  or a wodding?"  "Why, Marne Tom, cose I'd rntlior  go to a jfunoml--lf it wine one of my  friends."��������� Harpor'a Magazine.  "There is a machine that can ho  graduated to measure the millionth  part of an Inch."  "I know," Bald tho railway passenger. "Thoy uno 'cm lu the refreshment  rooms on this lino when making ham  sand wic lien."  Would Want More  Sho���������What would you do If nomo-  ono should leave you a lumurod thou-  nand dollars?  lie���������1 HiippoHO I'd begin to realize  how llttlo a hundred thousand really  I*.  Tears  It's tears that lteep the human soul  from freezing up. Have you ever  stopped to think of the kiud of world  tills would be without tears'i  The tears of the babe, the tears of  the mother, the tears of tho strong  man! As the dew on the clothes ot  the earth at morning time, so are  toars scattered among people, aa  change is wrought and events sto-p  ahead, tho beautiflers of tho race.  No man or woman ever ��������� shed honest tears without seeing bettor an������J  dearer afterwards.  Moments thoro be when the human  heart becomes "too full for uttorauco."  And it is at such a time that tcare  must flow that vision may become  newly aujut-tluu.  But woo bo to him hy whom unhappy toars must como���������the tears of anger,  of  oppression,    of    povorty���������-tit.  war.     , y  Tears ot Joy, tears qf thankfulness,  toars of full oxprossJbn. Woll, thoBd  kind are worth whllo.  So don't bo afraid of thorn whon  they abruptly appear.  ��������� N  VV ..ill      J.ii.l.,',,     vli.y      i/i,.i.Ul,.i ...      IM.iti.t  hound from rock to roclr, doarent?"  "Tl.'ii full of f-iprlng water, darling."  ~~-Philadelphia Public Ledger.  Jnstln'McOarthy uboiI to toll a story  of Henry Ward Boochor, Mr, Uoechor  entered his church ono clay nnd fonti-l  aovoral letters awaiting him. Ho opened one und found It contained the  singlo word "Fool." Quietly and wlt'i  becoming sorlousnoss Ho announce-,  to tho congregation tho fac; In then*  words:  "1 have known numy au juauuw-o  of a man writing a letter nnd forgot-  tjng to sign hi** name, but this Is tha  only lnntnnce<l have over known of  a man signing hlu name and forgottlnii  to write the-lottor.'%  lie���������Yen, tho governor <mt oit my  allowance, ho I've had io'cash my  "bralnu for a *tvln*f.  flhe���������T wondnred    why ��������� you  wort  *UUUi*4*?     MJ      MUM.  i..������/.<4,..l.������  .,   ������ ....*,.'������   ,*������<M*  Vanity covera   a nvnUHurtr* ot nhlafl.  i with eomnetlcuf.���������Jiutgo.  L'llI'lKilil.l'-i'.l't.'Uiaaj.'.HUjll  Li^.iwijAL<,.'.^,y--'M|i'%.M'4w.^ ���������untuw  -,*������������������*.*;  <~.  THE REVIEW, CRESTON. B- C.  ^onsupatioii  Vanishes Forever  Prompt Relief'"���������Pextnaneat Cure  CARTEL'S L-TTLE  LSVJERPMAS utvtt  fail.   Purely veget.  able���������-act surely  but gently oa  the Oyer: ���������  Stop after  dinner  dishes  cureindi-  session���������improve ihe complexion���������brighten  the eyes- Sma!! i*!JL Snail Dsss. Sns!! Price*  - GwHlrJillI.'fi ssust tear BHgnsturs  tt suficcs a small������anally.  cat  lajjredieala,  Order  today,  o  j When Animals Sleep  Little people in the nature study  class will be interested in. j������n.O"vviii$5  the interesting hat its of sleep which  are followed by different animals.  Elephants sleep standing, up. When  in a herd a certain number will always stand watch while the others  sleep, for the big, powerful beasts are  timid and cautious at night and will  not go to sleep unguarded.  Horses have a special arrangement  * about- their   knees   enabling them to'  sleep on their feet, though they also  sleep lying down.  Bats sleep head downward, hanging by their hind claws.  Birds,   with   few. exceptions,   sleep  with their heads turned tailward over  the back and the beak thrust beneath  . {-the wing.'  , |     Storks, gulls and other long-legged  birds sleep standing on one leg.  Ducks sleep on open water. To  avoid drifting ashore, they keep paddling with ,one foot, thus* making  them move in a circle.  Foxes and wolves sleep curled up,  their"noses and the soles of their feet  close together and blanketed by their  bushy tail.  Lions, tigers and cat animals  stretch themselves, out flat upon the  side. Their "muscles twitch , and  throb, indicating that they are light  and restless sleepers. ���������  Owls, in addition to their eyelids,  have a screen, that they draw sideways across their eyes to shut out  the light for they sleep in the daytime.    -  |������������KEM BUYINGYEAST  15HSIST ON HAUIMG  THIS PACKAGE  ^^THBWHITESnjMli  BtrtyjT'ieiPs2,  DECLINE SUBSTITUTES  -36-  drr.**-**"* a-**.  ������rl  ls.es. e ihalNfcs  SASY SS VERY' COMFORTABLE AND  LAUGHS DURING THE TEETHJNG  PERIOD.   THANKS TO '  ���������������*������������������ rrrg.  *9fiFBB.������..  WB BI"**S.  )&m%2������W  PURELY VEG������TABi.E--S������������T_NARCOTIC  PATENTS  FetlierstonhauBh & Co., head office,  Kins stsest east  Tnrnsto,  ������"���������55 vj a rj {5  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia.  Thoughts  For the Thoughtless  The error of a minute may be the  sorrow of ~a lifetime.  Impatience and human pride have  destroyed or misled more souls than  deliberate wickedness.  Seinshriess puts away friends; idleness stops success in life; carelessness and indulgence break down  health.  To do our work conscientiously  and cleverly is not sufficient. We must  do it with cheerfulness and vigor.  If we examined our own faults attentively we should have less time to  detect and more inclination to pardon  those of others.  ��������� It is impossible to live happily -without prudence, goodness and justice.  His Foot in It  "Well," said the hostess, bidding  her guest good night, "you have a  long drive home, but it's a lovely  evening.-" V  "Yes, isn't it a fine night?" answered the guest addressed.  "So you'll have a nice drive jind  won't wish you hadn't come to see  me."'A.A.-:".''"' a Ay'y--y-v.y:A ��������� v  "On the contrary, I assure you, I always think that the drive home is the  very best part of affairs like this."  Another one of the thing** thai  might have been put differently if one  had liad time t-> think it over.���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  Clarence���������Do you wead that the  deuced dyes they use to color- clothing will no longer be obtainable because of the horrid wah?  " Reggie���������Dear, dear! what's a fellow to do*?   Dwess in black?  Clarence���������-If we sirs to dwsss in  black, I shall feel almost sorry motn-  er didn't insist upon making me a  clergyman, don't you know?���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  Catarrh Cannot Be Cured  With Z.QC4X, APPr.K*ATIO"*vS. as tl.f-5 caoaot kss  1 the seat of the disease. Catarrh is a blood or constitutional disease, and ia order to cure it you must take  internal remedies. Hall's Catarrh Cure la taken -Jn-  ieruaUy. aud acts directly upon the blood and mucous  surfaces. Hall's Catarrh .Cure is not a. quack antii-  clne. It was prescribed by 'ono.ol the best physicians  In this country for years and <3 a regular prescription.  It Is composed,of.the best tonics-Known, combined  with the best blood purlflers. acting directly ou tho  mucous surfaces. ������������������ The perfect combination, of tho  two ln-jrodients Is what produce* such .'wonderful to  Cults in curing catarrh. Send for testimonials, treo.  F, J. CHENEY & CO., Frops., ToleOO.O.  Sold by Drusclsts, price 75c.  *������*���������������������* ������i<ft*i o i-'iuuiur a, uio m****, --AMuiiUai-iuito  For Girls Who Would be Popular  Do not do those things which you  know men dislike, such as dressing in  a nja^culine fashion and behaving  more like a well bred gentlewoman.  Do not consider it too much trouble  to talk and be agreeable to a man. He  wants drawing out and hates talking  to a girl who evidently considers it  entirely his place to do the entertaining.  Do not be above taking an interest  in the sports and pursuits of men acquaintances. It is said that a man  is never so happy as when talking of  himself. Study the art of listening intelligently.  Do not commit the mistake 01 flirting. A man amuses himself with a  flirt for a few weeks, but then he forgets her existence, whereas^ girl who  is frank and sincere is always sure  of men friends.  Do not cultivate the habit of saying  sharp, sarcastic things. Men hate  sarcasm, partly because they don't  know now to take it and because they  are not always sharp enough to retaliate.  1 Acquisition of Relies  j The enterprising American who ha*  1 pleaded guilty to the theft o-. a brass  ' handle from an antique bureau in Uia  ' Robert Burns cottage at Ayr had thd  less excuse for his indiscretion in that  - by merely waiting a few years lie could  probably     have seen handle,   bureau  land all as. often as-he liked by vis-  ��������� iting some museum in his own coun-  1 try.   When in a single day an American   captures     Master     Humphrey's j  cldck, a lock oC Wolfe's hair, a first j  edition of ''Endymion," a first edition j  of the "Faerie Queene," and autograph  letters  and  original* manuscripts    of  i Stevenson,     Browning, Andrew Lansc  - and others, is it any wonder that,a  fellow-countryman who has been entertaining guests at the Tarn O'Shan-  ter Inn should yield to the delusion  that any object of historic or artistic  interest in the Old World was his for  the taking? As the judge noted, in  mild repropf, "apparently Americans  have different ideas of such matters  than' prevail in this country. Yvre  AYould not criticisze his decision, but-  still, there are certain forms that  should be observed in ail our acquisition of relics. To violate them needlessly is to offend the very persons to  whom we. should be exceedingly grateful for caring for these things until  the time comes when we want them.  ���������New York Evening post.  Even the Laziest Liver  -and' Bowels respond-to  the senile action of  THE BEST FtiEDICINE  FOR UTILE  ONES  Baby's Own Tablets ate   the  "tile   ones  best  ments that man has to contend wita  have their origin in a disordered liver,  .which is a delicate organ, peculiarly  susceptible to the disturbances that  come from irregular habits or lack of  care in eating and drinking. This accounts for the great many liver regulators row pressed-=^-rhe attention of  sufferers. Of these there is none superior to Parmelee's Vegetable Pills.  Their operation though gentle is ef-  lective and the most delicate can use  them. ,  Take  IF f&������������������~ ���������  ikfls-sr^^^a Scare  ���������"jrs*sjr������*sss's?at jssf JK.S ������15.  At all Druggists aad Stores.  Abbey    Vita -Tablets for Sick  Nerves  Fresh Supplies in Demand.���������Wherever Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil has  been introduced increased supplies  have been' ordered, showing that  wherever it goes this excellent OH impresses-its. power on the people. No  matter -in what latitude it may be  found its potency is never impaired.  It is put up in most portable shape  in bottles and can be carried without  fear of breakage.  guaranteed by a government analys  to be absolutely safe and never fail to  cure constipation, colic, colds and simple levers by regulating the stomach  and bowels. Concerning them Mrs. S.  Shannon, Urney, N.S., writes: "I bava  used Baby's Own Tablets for my two  children and think they are just what  little ones need. I would not be without them." The Tablets are sold by  medicine dealers or toy mail at 25  cents a box from The Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  "Look here, waiter?" shouted the  angry, hungry guest at the restaurant.  "Yessuh, yessuh!" answared the  waiter, who appeared to be all out .>f  breath, as from some sort'of violent  exertion. _  "I ordered that turtle soup an hour  ago and you haven't brought it yet."  "Yessuh, nosuhi Ah'm plum sorry,  suh, but it jest couldn't be helped.  When Ah done cotched dat turtle an'  They *are wa!=* atakin1 him to de cook he done  - ' slipped outah mah hands an' ran out  de back doah an' up de alley. Yessuh.  Ah had to chase him foah blocks befo'  Ah could catch him. Fow'fui  wethah f<  be  1 trie nunting ������pm%  Signs have already appeared���������signs  of the hunting season, whjph is ne.vr  at hand. Signs of a good season, too.  Over the hills and mountains, at  about this time of year, hovers a sort  of mist visible only to- the sons of  Nimrod. It is not inert,tbut-strangely beckons. By those who have the  eyes to see and the gift and grace  of understanding it is called "tha  spirit of hunting."  If you would smile at this, fancy, remember the story that is told of  Whistler. A tourist stood beside tha  famous artist"in a country of lakes and  mountains. One was seeing the saui">-  sunset that the other was only looking  at.  "I don't see anything in a sunset,"  complained the tourist.  "But don't you wish you could?"  said Whistler.  The spirit of hunting, perhaps, will  some day be embodied in marble���������  the masterpiece of* a Borglum.  The zest and exhilaration of the  hunt are not to be known vicariously,  by proxy. They are learned only  through experience, but it doesn't  take very long. After the first hunting trip there is 110 cure for the mal-.  ady that results. Some friend of*1  yours for example. He disappeared into the woods with a Remington and a  eampinjj kit, and when he came back  he was a different man. His board was  shocking. Ho never acted the same  again. Like Barkis, however, he was  not i a w-"-11^ victim; and every year when  ! the fever comes and he Lakes to  ���������ethah fo' runnin' suh. Yessuh, heT. U"Valine ������^T AZt^% ���������������.*?* "��������������� "l-  P wn^,, *~ ~~ ~,.-~.,x~ " ,ard Rutes and erookea trails, there  - ...���������j *** ^ *x*i****t��������� ig nQ hoiding nim Dacfc The best thi  "Selling the Cat"  "Who will bell the cat?" is a curious  old proverb, famous in parable  and in history.    The mice,  *Jt*.T O  kl*  .���������-..'  Proving  It  People nowadays don't know how to  raise, children. . They let the youngsters.have their own way too much.  That's right. Now, look at these  ���������chicks of mine. They wouldn't havo  amounted to anything it they hadn't  been sat upon.  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  Tho leopard malntalns'its existence  .alongside its far more powerful rivals  tho Hon and tiger, by reason of its  ���������greater activity and power of climbing. Often it is driven from its well-  earned prey1 by tho brute force of  thoso greater cats, but it has the wise  habit of storing tho romalns of its  meals in a tree, tho weight or meat  " time placed aloft in one effort being  momotlmtH almost Inqrodlblo.  First Trooper, Imperial Yeomanry  (dloeuHHlnK a now oll'lcor)���������Swoars a  bit, don't 'o, flomotlmoa?  Second Trooper���������'K'a a maoterpleco  to ia; Jiret opono 'Is mouth nnd lots  it nay wot It likes.���������Pirn oh.  A  Murder   In   1870  Avenged   in   19i4  An  exceedingly sad   story    comes  from the front.  During the Franco-German war of  1870 the Germans, by their invasion  of Alsace, spread untold miseries  among the villagers, whose property  they claimed. A certain well-to-do  farmer named Haufi! became so much  enraged by the plunder of his well-  stocked farm that he shot dead two  German soldiers. He was immediately taken outside his house - andv executed. In vain his wife begged for  his life. She afterwards found their  little boy-crying on the dead body of  his father.  "Mother," the child said, "when !  grow up I shall avenge father and  shoot G.ermans."  The widow, finding further abode  in Alsace under German riile unbearable, emigrated to Belgium and set-  tied near vise, where she took another farm.  Her boy became a man, the father  of a family, Including two boys, and  for forty-two years his mother shared with him and her grandsons happy family life at Vise. Then camo the  present war, and tho Gorman troops  arrived in Vise.  The Bolglan Inhabitants had just  before destroyed a bridge over tho  Mouse. For this thoy wero soveroly  punlslwd by destruction of their  houses. Farmer Hauff witnessed  those outrages, and bosldo himself  with distress, and romemberlng his  promise ovor his father's body, shot  ono German invadoiv dead. At once  a number of nolrtlcro oolzod him and  draggod also from his houso his two  sons.        '  sx'.All throe were pin end against a wall  and rtii^Vmaiily^oxocutod.  '- tt was thus tho fate of the poor  widow to 000 her husband, hor son,  aud -hoi' two granilsons shot boforo  hor dyes.  parable, held a consultation how to  secure -themselves from the cat, and  they resolved to hang a bell about the  cat's neck to give warning when she  approached, but after they had resolved on doing it they were as far  off as ever, for who would do it?  Both parable and proverb have im-.  niortalized themselves in history.  When the Scottish nobles met at Stirling in a body they proposed to take  Spence, the obnoxious favorite of  James II., and hang him and so get  rid of him.  "Ah," said Lord Grey, "that's very  well said, but who'll bell the cat?"  "That will 1," said the black Earl  Angus. He undertook the task, accomplished it and was called "Archibald  uell the Cat" until his dying day.���������  Glasgow Times.  A rich, but exceedingly mean man,  residing in upper New York, who had  an excellent wine cellar, but poor-  wine, found that in spite of its quality, someone ��������� of his servants was always stealing it. He called his but  ler, who was in a chronic state of dis-  guest at his employer's stingness-  and said: "Thomas, this has got -o  siop! It is your business to attend  to such matters. Now,. what would  you suggest as the most practical way  to preserve the wine?"  "I don't know, sir,'* replied the 'butler, "unless you put .-something" that's  better worth drinking alongside of it."  Minard's   Liniment  for sale   everywhere.  Sweet      and      palatable,    Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator is acceptable to children, and it does it work  .surely and promptly.  The lawyer was Scotch and th3  judge was English. The case in argument concerned certain water rights,  and the lawyer had frequently to use  the word "water," which he pronounced very broad.  "Mr. So-ahd-So," at last interrupted  the judge, "do you spell 'water' with  two 't'o' in your country?"  "Na, na, my lord," quickly retorted  the lawyer; "hat we apell 'manners'  wl' twa 'n's'!"~-Tit-Bits.  A few days after the new farmer  had purchased a horse from a thrifty  Scot he returned In an agry mood.  "You told mo this horse had won  half a dozen matches against some of  the best horses in the country. He  can't trot. a /mile in six minutes to  save himself You lied to me!" he denounced,     v ���������     .  "I dldna He. It was in plowing  matches he took sax prizes," calmly  replied Sandy.  3rou can do is to go along with your  hunter-friend. You can easily get your  doctor to advise it.  A hunter is as old as he feels, and  judged hy that standard he has the advantage over old Ponce de Leon, who  searched long and vainly for the Fountain of Youth; and though the gift of  the trails and tramps and carapfires ig  physical health and strength one always comes back with a sense th^t  somehow an even richer legacy ha&  been bestowed. :   -  Tough Luck .  He -was a Yorkshireman, and,  though he had risen in the wcrlct, was  beginning to change into the sere  and yellow leaf. To hlc neighbor at  the dining table Ho began to com-  plaiu about the state of his digestion.  "It's a queer thing," he went on;  reminiscentlyi "When' I wor youn������r  I could eat owt, but could got nowt.  Now that I can get owt I can eat  nowt."- :������������������'���������'������������������.-; -������������������������������������/ :A..^a.-  An ambitious young man called upon a publisher and stated that he had  decided to write a book.  "May I venture to inquire as to the  nature' of the book you propose to  write?" asked the publisher, very  politely.  "Oh," camel-in an offhand way from  the aspirant to literary fame, "I think  of doing something ou the line of 'Los  Mlserables,' only livelier, you know."  Boy���������Bin 'ore long, mister?      .  Angler-���������About an hour.  Boy���������You ain't caught anything 'avo  yer?  Anglor���������No, not yot.  Boy���������Ah, 1 thought so, as the**:-)  wasn't no water In that pond till nil  thai rain last night.���������-London Opinion.  It happened on a three-cent car  lino. The car was crowded. A man  got on. Ho" bought a quarter's worth  of tickets (olght). Tho conductor  took ono and handed him1 the others.  "Tickets,'* called tho conductor as ho  camo around for faros again. The unsophisticated ono gave him another.  Other calls, and finally tho fellow  handed ovor his last ticket, saying,  Py hlmmel, I puy no moro tickets! l  valk!" And ho got off and walked.  "What is in the mall from daughter?" asked mother, eagerly.  "A thousand kisses," answered  father, grimly, "and Bixteen handkerchiefs, two waists and four batchea  of ribbons for you to wash, an<J  mend."���������Kansas City Journal.  Properly Classified  In the census office at Washington  acts against the law aro recorded under a lew main heads, such as murder, burglary, etc. A lady who waa  working there recently ran across the  crime, "Running a blind tiger." Aftor  a puzzled moment she placed it under  the list, "Cruelty to Animals."  ���������#<t������ ������������������������������������i 1 nm********  Vi. n. u. 10*1  Flr'H ��������� Politician���������Sftjr, nil!. wo('-  .thUivhlooinln' mortuarlum thoy ho  tarkliiVHo much nhout?  ���������.;������������������. Second Politician���������Woll, ye boo. It's  ljko this, You don't pay nolhlu' to  nobody and tho government pays It  for ye. '  ,������'Ir������Ht Politician���������Well, that iiounda  a hit of all right, doan't .it?���������Punch.  "Captain." * " ^    ~" s  *'V������M;    ������������-|llll!U>*),"  "If you should encounter one of  thoHO (Ionting niineH will you bo nure  to cull tne?    Wo alv.-nyo wanted  to  ?oo  ono   of  thOHO    thlngD."���������Dotroli.  .free Proas.  Vl-ioro, what's all this row about?"  asked tho coppor, breathlessly. ���������  "Why, this woman Is collecting  niuiiuy for the iieuee society, and when  I refused to contribute Blio������ knocked  mo down," oxplalnod tho meek-looking man,-���������Buffalo Expross.  "Yos, sir.    Biggs  Im one man  in  a  billion."  "I don't, ho Move I follow you."  "Why ho chUnm to ho one of thono  Americans who woro in Llogo JuhI before tho nloge."���������-Buffalo Express.  wm0l^mm*������*mm0mmii*m*mmm*>mti***#m mmmMi Mmta\ikmm*mm0mm*mim**mmtMtim^mm������iMi������ mm  Susie's grandmother had boen scolding her. ESiudc felt Indiguuut, but hud  boon taught never to "answor hack."  However, she got oven. Taking hor  kitten in her arms sho thus soliloquized:  l!Kll.l.y, T wish ono of us waa dead  this minute. Not you, Kitty, nor nu\'  Kltiy, hut ono of us throe in this  room."  Try Murine. Eye   Remedy  If vou h������va R������d, W������aU. Wa������������r������ Ryes  or Qranulnted Eyaltdi. Don't Smart���������  Boothet. ������yo Pain- Drua&lsU Sell Murine nyo uomtdyj Liquid, 2flo., (JOa* Mm*  rlne f������y������ f)������lv/������ In Auaptlo Tube* 2tta*  6O0.   By* Book Fr������������ by M������|t.  km Kyi T������������l** C#������J fur All Br** lUl N������������J C������r������  MUMNF EVE flCMCDV CO., Chloafltt  D^.nrjcr titf l-wuinc-nt  "Bettor go home, .Timmy, your moth  or is looking Cor yon."  ���������V'iiaH  Bho  got  the  hairbrush   with  her?"  "No."  "Then I guess I'll play awhile long-  ">i\,'���������-PHfHburgh Poflt.  Tho mlHtrouM was complaining to  tho maid thnt the bolustrado aeemod  <tl-.-.,ii>'4 uuhj.���������v. "1 w-ih ut mm, jirown'tf  yoritorday nnd her utalr nilli- aro clean  and u;i i.ii.uoLli a.t ^hutM."  "Yon, niuiu," mild Mury Juno, "hut  you forget that Mm. Brown hn������ throe  nmnll boyr."  SICK DOCVOR  Proper   Food   Put.Him   Right  The food experionco 01! a physlelaa  In his own case when worn and woalt  from sickness uud whon needing nourishment the worst way, Is valuable.  "An attack of grip, no sovoro It  came near making an ond of mo, loft  my stomach in suoh condition I could  aot rotaln any-ordinary food. I knew  of course that I must havo food nourishment or I could novbr recover.  "I began to take four teaspoonful*  of GrajiC-NutR and ereum throo times -  a day and for 2 wooltB this was almost  my only food. It tasted so dollclotn*  that I enjoyed it ImmoiiBoly and my  stomach handled it pnrfwlly from  tho first mouthful. It was so nourishing 1 was quickly built bocic to nor*  mal health and strength.  | "Grape-Nuts lu of groat value as  ! food to slistaln llfo during Horiouft ?.*.'  j tacks In which the ntotrmch 1������ no  | deranged it cannot dlgoat and assimilate othor foods.  "I. am convinced that wero Grapfl-  Nuts more wldoiy used by physlclana,  It would mivo many llvon that aro  otlnrwlno lost 'iron, lack of nourishment." Name glvon by Canadian Postum Co., Windsor, Out.  The moHt perfect food \v> tho v/orld.  Trial "of Grape-Nuts and croar.i 1.0  dnya proven.   "Th������r������������'������ a TI������wim������h������."  look in picgH, for tho little hook,  ������������������Tito Hoad to Wollvlllo."  (Evfti* rand the* above letter." A ntw  one appear* from time to time, Thoy  ���������re j-/������ntilnfi, true, and full of human  Into rust.  ..;  ��������� IU Itf  (  M  wr.58  ��������� ������������������rn\JrJa,  \ ^,  to" '���������j"^-j"ft~*p-.i*'*t?'���������r"���������f-^���������^-,Jiff'i-'-fi���������"  li'-nn    Vin i nun iii'in -^irr^-^Tl���������.T-i(T-VfT-in  r ..'K.tei^.m*,'.^M.uU..aU,...i t .'.L*.  >..'..^t���������A.  'i&^ai^X^^SS^ SJL< ,ji,l'tL^*aajtfM  ���������^ffis^r'Sig^ '������������-������������������  "��������� >  V  _* *4    rot;cTA\,    15PJVIC\X7  nE     *o.ivilC5 a vJiN     KCYiDW  'Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance;  -A-2.50 to United 'States points.  C. F. Hayes, Owner and Editor.  ���������r*{p-V! i\������i fiii  *���������*** ^ v*"*t  thinks the Vanderpool is the ideaV  apple for t-he South African market.*"  South Africa de&tars   appear  to  t RESTON,  B.C., FRIDAY, FEB. 18  War Taxes  Residents  of   the  Kootenay  on  Friday were awakened to the fact  * hat the present war. is the costliest proposition the Dominion has  ���������ver had on its hands.  And the expense is not in the one  ��������� lirection of financing the Canadian  militia, either, Due to the war  Canada's revenues "have been steadily decreasing in a most alarming  *\-ay, and due to the same cause  t he expenditures have been increasing in a way just as alarming.  We cannot prevent the decrease:  we have no desire to check the in-  <*rease. But one course lies open  ?or us. That is to face the situation  and successfully overcome it.  To make good the shrinkage in  The ordinary revenue the minister  of finance proposes a general increase of seven and a half per .cent*  on present customs tariff, with certain exceptions which involve  among other things agricultural  implements, tea. wheat and flour.  ticket costing a dollar up to five dollars, and five cents  for   each   additional   five   dollars.  Upon every berth in a sleeping car j have a weakness for a moderately-  10 cents, and every seat in a parlor | sized,   highly-colored    red"   apple,  which must be delivered in October, November and early in  December.  With tho ever-incroasiug apple  output in tho province, to be taken  care of it is important that the  proper  authorities  should  investi-  cai* 5 cents. j  Upon steamship companies a tax  of $1 per ticket  up  to ten dollars,  $3 over thirty dollars, $5 over fifty  dollars.  The stamp taxes-include a charge  of 2 cents on   all   cheques, receipts  to banks by depositors, and on bills  of exchange  sasnHsasBxarvamxssasxs^^^  gaiv tiie possibilities  P   la-vtAtidintf1  Upon all express arc.  the fruit market  in that direction.  postoffice money orders 1 cent; 1jln tuis ooimeotion a suggestion has  Upon tetter and postal cards posted ( Wn mftde that i������ a check WAakept  iu. Canada  1  cent;   upon   bills ^ 0n the export ������number from   this  province  it   might   be possible  to  r-- r^-r- 1., ��������� c- .-..->,������ :secure considerable space m vessels  lading 2 cents.  TTr*ir������r������ vi.-r������T>r-.*.->.-,}..r'c- n*> rift'tvcm*-. *mf������d-  icint*  and perfumery.;'-l -cent  per ejWrying timber destined   for ports  bottle or package costing ten cents m gollfch Africa;  or less, and 1 cent   for every additional ten cents.  Until  it  is  seen   how   the   new  THE   HOME  OF1   THE  TRANSIENT  2~i������m. - o ma^s. nj/M t O  SAMPLE  f?CJO M S   ���������  THE BEST AND   MOST  POPULAR HOTEL  IN  THE  KOOTENAYS  Run on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled'Service in  all departments. Kitchen  staff    (including   "cook)  T-4  *t C������v%T  all  r\Tr> fr\r+  and attention given to-guej-ts  The  bar   is s uppiied   with  only the best brand of  goods.  ��������� m      jj������wiu*Tirnr.L'  Porters Meet Trains  measures work out- it would -berash  to say whether they are the best  that could be devised or Hot to  place the burden of war taxation  equitably upon all the people of the  Dominion, operating harshly against no particular class and bearing  least lightly npon those who are  best able to pay.  In   connection    with   all   these  special taxes the fact should not be  lost sight of that the extra revenue  j these   prokuce  is  not to meet the  There will be special taxes on the^expenditure    in    connection   with  note  circulation   of  the  Canadian | mobifizing .outfitting, transporting  banks, on trust, loan, and all   butiand    majntaimng    the   Canadian  ���������4- r������ T������ r\     -xr\e% ***���������������+���������    ���������* v***    -f r. o  CCtJCVCJ      Wttl  t'    Hi     lilO  4- I-**-* -������������������i  insurance  companies* on tele-  i uu ������������������������ CO**  life  grams and cablegrams,  and steamship tickets, on sleeping  car berths, and parlor ear seats.  Stamp duties are announced on  cneques  tf.HU.  express  ���������mnnc.tr  woo^s uus,u are ������.-o  war. These extra levies are merely  to mafee good the decrease in the  Dominion's income due principally  to this Euroyean struggle. For the  purpose of repaying war lo  Redistributiorr  Justice Macdonald to the con-  ot withstanding, The Review" hazards the guess that  that the-' constituency of Ymir  will not be wiped off the electoral  map in the forthcoming provncial  redistribution."'./1.  Theoretically the learned justice's  reasoning is sound when he advises  that in order to-get the maximum  voting strength in the minimum of  constituencies it'.might be advisable  to divvy this riding up with Ross  land, Nelson, Sloean and Kaslo.  But would any such re-arrangement keep these constituencies  down to an area that could be care-  ter  by the average  %M������ Bis    "   @  Holdingt arm  Conference z  ���������b tr  & *o  on letters, postcards and bills of  lading. Wines will also pay an  extra tax. Income tax is left to the  province and municipalities.  In connection with the announcement of the increase in the tariff it  should be noticed that commodities  which heretofore entered Canada  free must now pay seven and a half  per cent, duty, unless included in  the list of exceptions.  The minister estimated that the  new special taxes would raise eight  million dollars per annum, and the  new customs impositions an additional twenty-five million.  Some of the new taxes are: 1 per  -���������ent. on the note circulation of all  bills; 1 per cent, upon the gross  income oi: every trust and loan  company ; 1 per cent, upon the net  premiums of all insurance companies, except life and marine insurance.  1 cent per message is to be collected from the sender of any telegraph or cable message. Upon  railway  or steamship  tickets five  onAr������i"������iir������ ��������� o |-,  date date this session.  i.uuy   nj������jivc������a  memoer  are the  &.^\.. wauis jo.vj. apples  If ways and means can be devised whereby British Columbia apples  can be laid down at South Africa  ports with transportation charges  on a par with this same fruit shipped from Washington quite a large  market will be at once available  for the products of cur orchards.  W. J. Egan, Canadian Trade  Commissioner at Cape Town, writes  in the Weekly Report of the Department of Trade and Commerce that  '-that the general opinion of all  "dealers, government officials and  " retailers is that the shipment of  "British Columbia apples was lin-  "doubtedly the best fruit imported  "into South Africa. "The packing  was declared perfect."  There were four varieties in the  shipment of 600 boxes, namely,  Jonathans, Mcintosh Reds,Vander-  pools and Canada Reds.    Mr. Egan  Start tlio day right.  FOR BREAKFAST  driver's Home-Made  it satisfies.the most critical tjisre. Put up in glass  j*trs  and   i-ut-aita  at "25c.  \Vc carry a ii.ee nui^c of  Jtli tin* b-mlin-j; Un-akfasl  Foods at tho rij^ht   price.  Blue Point  Oysters  Wo guarantee  thorn fresh and  our     customers  toll us their ilav-  is unexcelled.  FISH   for l ho  Lenten season  Jackson's Teas  the best value  in Creston, SOe  & 40c.   pound  avenues of communication such that he could visit  all parts at least twice a year and  still have ample time to. attend to  his own business affairs.  We grant you that if constituencies were only a few .miles square  they would be still too large to receive from some members the personal attention they deserve, but  hope this class of mis-representativs  is noticeable more for his rarity  than for his preyalance.  Also, is Justice  Macdonald prepared   to   suggest   the particular  quarter of Ymir to be tacked on to  Nelson,   to   Kaslo,   to   Sloean,  to  Rossland?    And if so can he guarantee   that   his  reconstruction   of  these ridings ensures  the return of  the government candidate in each  and every ono of them 6     And, finally, is he satisfied that Ymir's representative   will   be   agreeable  to  quitting provincial political affairs,  as would  appear inevitable  if his  constituency   disappears?      Public  life  is  attractive, and we hae oor  doots about Mr. Schofield's willingness   to  be  led   as a   lamb to the  slaughter���������unless something equally attractive is assured him.  As a high court judge Mr. Macdonald doubtless possesses every  qualification, but as a political  strategist'ho. ia not in the same  class with Justice Morrison, who  foreRaw the futility (for political  considerations) of wiping out a riding like Yniir and dividing it up  with four others and, accordingly, recommended .retaining Ymir,  stipulating that Trail by all moans  bo kept therein. Imagine ono and  the same mombor attempting to  ropresent Rossland and Trail.  Residents of tho Creston Valley,  irrespective of polities, aro hoping  that when the Redistribution Bill  is finally passed that, failing aCres-  ������ini r-'niHtitihuioy, the Valley will bo  included in a riding whose cdhipon-  ent parts have interests in common  with this, the front-rank agricultural centre of tho province.  The list of   meetings in   connection ���������  with the campaign 'planned  by   the!  Dominion  Government to assist agri- ���������  eulturists, stock'-'breeders and all other  interested directly or indirectly in the  productiveness of the soil in providing  for such returns in 1915 as  the worlds  marketwill most   demand, have been  announced.    The      "conference"      at  Creston is   fixed for Friday   evening,  March 5, at 8 o'clock prompt.  There' will be three speakers at this  meeting: W. T. McDonald, provincial  live stock commissioner; P. H. Moore,  superintendent of the Dominion Experimental Farm at Agassiz; and K.  Cuthbert industrial   commissioner of  "Patriotism and Production" is the  slogan adopted for this work. TJnder  the former heading the speakers will  explain that the success of the Empire  in the .tremendous military task now  before it depends to a very large extent or* the continued ability to. feed  the men who are risking their lives in  theimem   oatuie  \4r if.\'  Canada's: immense agricultural resour-  cesAwill be taxed to the utmost. The  boast that she is '���������the granary of the  Empire" will be put'to-the literal test.  Tne speakers are expected to-inform,  the agriculturists in each district having regard to the nature of the soil of  that particular part of the country,  what he should grow in largest quantities in order to best help his country  in the present crisis. And in this instance, it is worth noting that peison-  al and public interests go hand in hand  for it is reasonable to suppose that, if  the farmer produces much of what is  most needed he is going to be the most  successful,]  These conferences with the people  will be very informal and it is hoped  that all ranchers within reasonable  reach will make it a point of attending. It is a duty they owe, not only  to themselves, but to their country.  FRANK -H. JACKSON  ���������*-*���������    i  * It   .....������, .....������  * ������ *. W m   V������ ������* fc* ft * V  OS.  on  jr*..  y^ ������������������������ *  o ...  Informal inn on the Mock exchanges  in Ki ���������,.'��������������� I'lTdci, iiiiii nil tvi'i'Mii. .in G������^������-  niauy will he exhausted four months  before the next crop !������������������ hnrvcMtiMl.  The 121 members of Penticton Poultry Association fed their fowl fifteen  carloads of grain during 11)14.  Kaslo scholars are quite proficient  in lire drill. On a recent test ovary  pupil was out of the Hchool in about a  minute.  Record: r������'he. (LP.It. .should pay a  largo dividend or run a daily train on  the Nakusp-Kaslo line, traiun with up-'  wauls of 100 ptiHsengei'H are not unusual.  Free Press,���������It is boliovod that the  IJent.-Gov. in council will now order  tho ifluuo of another election writ for  Fernie municipal elections without the  delay and expense of a private enabling act. *  riiitibiBii Poultry For Sale   lllGil CLASH   '\u"A  {he  ������'onr.t"i';ifT  .rvcMtod. riKebnu 01  ���������������������*       v-Hr-fti^-a   <-������*���������-���������)������,pi   t  "I i ���������iiirfr ----������������������-���������- -" "  ���������-  White Wyandotte &  Barred Rock   Hens  Cocks, Cockerels   &.  Pullets  grand laying htraln.   $1.W)  each, nccordinif t4������ quality.  U������.;���������/... VV ln������u-VH     imrl    a,  $i.r������o(<>$r>.(H)  It'am'v  Jltl.RO.per pair.  Mi'HH.uiv hav������������ Ihelv .'������ttire war  I Ht'ivnirlh in arms it will cent, them  {ten uV.,4* 4ijiiiiihHv for iiiaititenanrr.  I  f  Cm  1  i  4   "%.  I  s  (1  '^H-Ht^>lHUTMl4MUlttl>t.l''ti^UHl,HtH}:^^^ftK  ���������' '- nitfiiiMi miiiiiiiiiiWHtfH  iHHX FT  m* "W*       */"*% T"V '������"*.r^ *W* ^**. m. ������      ������������������-���������%  *���������t mj  y w ���������*���������*���������*-���������#*������������������������������������* ,  .nc ^Kcai-ufN RfcViEVV  NELSON  A recordskatingcarnival netted $120  lor the Red Cross Fund,    ,  . r' '  One room .in-the new Hume school  at F&irview was opened for school jpnr-  poses on Monday.  " There will be sittings of the county  eourt on the second Tuesday of each  month for the balance' of the year.  Apples and beef were scarce on Saturdays market. Eggs in some inft;an-  ees were, selling at 35 cents a dozen.  To date 1,158 cords of wood have  been out at the local relief society  woodyard. It cost $2 per cord for the  labor.-      ' .  , The usual,, 10 per cent dividend has  been declared for 1914 by the Nelson  Brewing Company, Ltd. Mayor Maione was re-elected president.  All the 1915 officers of the Coneerva-  - 1 ive Association were elected by acclamation���������!>*& Borden ja this year  president. Tbe association has 102  members.  For selling liquor to Albert Calder,  Avho was addicted to debaucheries and  sprees, thereby causing his death, the  .proprietor of the Sherbrook Hotel has  "cSa uucu tpxuu.  Mrs- Jos.  Barraelougb" was the w;n-  - ner of the two' lots donated to the patriotic fund and which were raffled on  Friday night. $500 worth of tickets  were sold for the rafae. <  The board, of trade took no actios on  the letter from J. W. Ford urging the  hoard to take a s^and against day labor on owing to what he terms its injurious effects upon the farmers and  agricultural labor.  CRANBROOK  A new flag is to be pnreha&ed"fjf>r the  city hall- -   ^-'.v VV.//  Two oi our citizens who: have" special  peroiits to kill deer bagged one each  at Gold Creek last week.  G. F. Stevenson has "resigned his  seat as alderman. He finds he has not  the necessary property qualification.  Notice has been- served on water  users that unless all arrears are paid  the water- will be shut off on March  31.  Herald: We are informed that five  Conservatives in the Cranbrook district are seeking the federal nomination. ""  The city is going to~have its fall fair  this year sure. The amount to be given in prizes will ,be reduced from $3,000  to $,000.     '    *   * "  The position of city engineer will be  discontinued after March 1st nnd on  the same, date'the city foreman's pay  "will be cut to $75 per month.  Papers seeking * to disqualify the  Cranbrook city council have been issued by W. B. McFarlane and Joseph  Hill of this- city- and the case will be  heard in the courts.  Occupiers-"of property are warned  that failing to remove all overhanging  icicles immediately they form the  council will do the job at the expense  of  ������/VX-**CAS*J*. -L-C*  Starting March 1st, the city will  have to get along with one day policeman (Chief Adams) and one night  constable at a salary of $100 and $81  per month respectively.  YOU will make no mistake  when you get off the train  if you sign the register at  The Leading \ the   Creston   Hotel.       Travelling  ������    I Hotel of the I me*   *���������  s*tetauitiate  this.    We  -g&    I _ I  study   the   comfort of our guests.  |������    1 ������*fuit    Belt 1 The rooms are well furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  30  Oar   Guests  CaU   c&gain   ~ ���������- &  Headquarters  lor Mining Men, }?������[  Lumbermen,   Ranchers,   Tourists W  and Commercials: JS  ������  ���������^^mm%^^id^  ���������������  THE CANADIAN BANK  SIR EDMUND WALIUIR, C.V.O.. L JL. D., D.C.L.,Prcsident  4JLKXANDBR LAIRD. General Manager : JOHN AIltD, Asn't General Mnnneer  CAPITAL, $15,006,000    RESERVE Flffl, SI3,500,000  vSxWlJ^GSJBANK ACCOUNTS  Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits of $1 and  ���������upwards. Careful attention is given to every account. Small accounts  wo welcomed.    Accounts may be opened and operated by mail.  Accounts miVy be opened in'the names of two or more persons, withdrawals to be made by any one of them or by the iiur.vivoi". 322  C. (1 BENNETT  Manager Creston Branch  $ Trgiitefar   B iuoirii anil Cood  Otahlac* 8  Shipment of Mclyauglin Sleighs and Cutters on Hand ������j  TEAM   SLEIGHS 1  fa  Harness, Single and Double and Supplies on Hand J������  Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness $  fcileiglis and Cutters                        COAL FOR SALE $  | H.S. McCreath, Prop  t  u    S  %*    ������. ���������*v,.,u uu oiruur avuuuu MOx 14 JW  A shooting gallery has been opened  at Natal.  Enderby exported 15 carloads of hay  last month.  The re-opening of the Michel hotel is  looked for shortly.  Bossland's milk supply is well np to  i--U���������  ~-~���������,^.^��������� _*.-U*-__-3 J  ������/no guvciiimciiu iiwtiiuttL'Ui  Revelstoke has dispensed with the  services of its night jailor.  Grand Forkscitizensrise these mornings to the song of the robin.  Vernon ratepayers will have to pay  $29,845 in school taies this year.        '  Penticton is looking for a new chief  of police���������at $80 per month salary.  To date only five iv biueuls of Kaslo  have taken out their 1915 dog licenses.  None of the horses offered at Natal  were purchased by-the remount buyers.  Sleighing has' disappeared at Grand  Forks���������its exit is much earlier than  usual.  Unemployed - ratepayers are to have  water and light free of charge at Revelstoke.  Gardening operations have* com-  mericed at Penticton���������in the favored  sunny spots.  A hog, lessthan three years old, and  v.-eigbiag 750 pounds was recently sold  in Chilliwack.  -  Revelstoke will furnish twt nty men  for the Third Contingent and recruiting has started.  It is alleged the ladies in Xaslo's  "red light" district are selling liquor  without a license.  Rfoyie Farmers' Institute will admit  ladies to membership until a Women's  Institute is organized.  The remount officer purchased seventeen horses at Penticton pay on an  average $140'per animal.  Penticton counts on its electric light  plant receipts for 1915 showing an increase of 10 per cent over 1914.  Blairmore wants government help in  its local relief work. *, The' town has  contributed all that it can spare.  'Water rate collections at Kaslo for  1915, were only $5 shy of the amount  taken in the same month in 1914.  The distance from Penticton to the  coast, over the Kettle Valley Railway,  via Hope, is 254 miles. Via Sicamous  it is 452.  Shipments of ore from Rossland  mines for January show an increase of  6,720 tons as compared with the same  month, last year.  Vernon council has 'chopped $50 per  year off the salary of the medical  health officer, and. $100 off the city  solicitor's yearly income.  Vernon council has added five hours  extra labor to the duties of the electric light superintendent���������and reduced his salary $25 per month.  John Beacey has been appointed dog  tax collector at Grand. Forks at a salary of 88 per cent of the fees collected  and $1 for every dog destroyed.  The council of Salmon Arm decided  to-help along the establishment of a  creamery by granting free water and  eleci'tie light to the end of the year.  Arthur Fowlor of Robson has constructed a genuine made in Robson  violincelio which has all tho appearance and sound of the factory made  article.  New Denver Record:���������On Thursday  night tho rink was connected by telephone with Kaalo, and the people of  that town got reports n������ the goals  woro made.  What is reported to be tho largest  hog ovor brought into Bonno.is Ferry  was bought by tho peoplo's Meat Market thia week from J. Hawkino. The.  porker tipped the scales at 480 pounds.  ���������.  ..."  2,6*10 acres aro under cultivation in  tho Windermere district. The live  stock population is 1,080 hoi-Hen, 630  beef cattle,   10ft mlleh cow������,   421 hoga.  In 10M thr-rc v.tvo WW npplr-1.rf-,*:-. .;���������  hearing.  Tho Manic in Lumbar & Pole company at Ymir iH shipping piling and  poles daily to various partw of tho  Unltod State,), with order* ahead Huffl-  clent to keep a large force at work for  the next two months.  Mr,"*-!..    *1.r.   ������''..������. ������.- -v     *������������������**   .>..*   ������������������������*'   "**���������    *������  Spokane exprenw Or.inhrook's pani-en-  gor train Horvioo in back to where 51,  was 12 yearn ago. It In rumored bow-  over, lii.it tlu) old Boo-Mpokane-I.*ort-  1 ������.,.,     ...     i*....... : YTt I      .      .      I     ��������� *V\ '  * f ���������  tlu* Ci'ow'h Nent Pa������M,  rasgffiSgaBaa  ������8Bt*5SSS8S*SS  ssuMsaunaimm hm-1*-"*?.  ^ B  JL  Is HO 1  i IIUI  m h  I  Spring Kubbers- just  arrived.    AH sizes.  You cannot make a  mistake in buying from  us.  We keep the best at  lowest prices. v  I tooe    uui     uow     SiiiCiv  I and be convinced.  i  !  !  LANCASTER   &   CO.  rr  HE  QUALITY  STORE  British Colusnbia  Vancouver spent $18,000 .in relief  work during January. In the same  month last year the expenditure was  $i^ **f**e      ^  During 1914, .$2,164 of apples were  exported to the states while- in 1913  there were no exports of this commodity to the south,  Tbe provincial government is using  l + O   *\41PsS*+4-r*    4-*-������    ������������.-������.-���������-������������������������ .rt    aill       *-���������������*-������      rt       *������-**->k**,*4-"^x*-������     ***P  *t/k3  vmuxVO   U\r   0\ZK>\A1.XP   (XXI    VT������      *JU    *J\.H \Jl\JU.   -i_*A  a   $7,500,000    lumber    contract-    the  French government will place shortly.  It has just been demonstrated that  by using a special process salmon from  Prince Rupert can be laid down in  London, England, in a*biolutely fresh  co1** d i fc'"n -  Canadian  The boots supplied members of the  First Contingent cost $3.75 per pair.  The Manitoba legislature will enact  legislation closing hotel bars at 7 p.m.  - The Calgary oil boom netted the  Dominion government $1,415,150 on  oil land leases.  The wai and general depression will  be responsible for a Dominion government loan of $180,000,000.  According to official figures there  are 173,588 Australian and Germans in  Alberta and Saskatchewan.  The Dominion government has  spent over $2,000,000 for seed grain  and the relief of settlers in the west.  Ontario provincial government has  borrowed $3,000,000 at 5 par cent, from  a United States financial institution.  Western farmers will get seed grain  aid from the government to the limit  of not,more ���������than $520 per man this  year. ��������� "'.���������.'������������������ .'���������''���������/���������'.������������������.  An average price of $137 per head  haa boen paid for the 413 horses bought  in Alberta this month for the British  Calgary relief workers have been  offered several carloads of rabbits at a  price of 8 cents per rabbit weighing  about five pounds.  Hillcrest collieries will pay over to  the dependents of the miners who lost  their lives in the Hlllerest mine, on  Juno 10 last approximately $260,000. ������������������  Fearing a raid by hostile airships  the house of commons at Ottawa has  tho hi I mln drawn and every unnecessary light extinguished whon the  houeo is in session.  British & Foreign  German hrowerioM have been ordered  to reduce their output,  trench soldiers, who are unable to  leavo the front are to be allowed to  marry by proxy.  HushIo- claims to be taklng'Oernnin  women prisoners in the trench flght-  hijjf around Wmi-mhw.  Premier Annultl. NtaM'H that 00 per  c.i'iit.   or   tin" IHi-It imIi <-.���������/<>m������hI������<1   in   tl>i.���������  war recover Hiiuldently to again go  to (.In; front.  The municipal anthoritieH ot* Budapest, the Hungnvy capital, will purely  linOMtvU-lil    HIHUhlllHl    ilO^N  WIlUlll  Will  ih>   ������.������.. ������a.ii< ���������������,   hiiiiu    nuti    t oiu    i^o   hi������)  citlsr.cnu at cent price.  GET   YOl'K  Plumbing, Tinning eon  General Repair Wort  Done   bj'  *������*������r v       -a���������*.       -b���������������  W. tt. fcmbrecr  The saiisfjK'tion   ol   wmk    v\hP   chmo  in ei*s *������>iiir a*ier Lh������- piir*** if. t������������Ttfo������������! n  BOAR FOR SERVICE  LargeEnglish BerkohneBoa r Creston  Boy (31161) for service at Mountain  View Ranch. Fee $3.���������Stocks <.*c  Jackson, Creston, B.C.^  D25AI.EII IN  Hlgiii ciass Boots and Shoes  Saddle and Harness  - Repairing a Speciatly  SYNOPSIS OP COAL MINIG   REGULATIONS  Com) miiiiuir l'tabta'. of the Dominion,  ��������� in Miinit.nnn, So>������k'tJfhewHu imd Alnerfn  thi\ Yukon 'lVrntory.-rlio North west  Territories a: d iu a portion of the Pro-  vine* of BriliHh Colnmbin, mny beleiipert  for a term of .twoiuyono yej������rs in  an iimiiii) r-'ttni) of $1 in. note. Not  thoto i bon i>thi)(\ ,.irif..u ������vi]! i������e !e:*f* ;1 tv.  one nppHcitnt  App)tca'io������ for a 1 ������������������������������(��������� must be n-nde  l>y M������o applb'Hiif in pert-oii to the A^ent  or anb-Aureiin������f tin* disfiiot tn whicli  the rinhfK npplb-o for ������ro Bituarf d.  In Hiirveyed t.-rrliory the land mufct  hedeHeribed by fii-cHmiH, or ifipfl) Fn!������.  d'viHioiifl of HCOtiruiH, end In uin-urvtved  terrir-<'vy'thn'triior-'apoHed for cbnli* l>������  Htiiked out by the eppliount frtuita-lf.  Bnch npplieiiiion mot-t ho iiccompfniied  by ii fee of $6 which will be refunded if  tlio ritfhtrt applied for are nor iivnilnble  but. not, orherwino, A royupy f-huil he.  paid ou t-be nieruhnarable ou������pnt of the  mine nt tho ruto ot five cent������ per ton.  Tho person operating tho mine shnll  furninh tho A gout with ������ oiu returns  Accounting for tlio full unnniiir ot mer-  c-Jiuiitabb* coal lumiiii umi pav iJu* royally there ������n: If ihe coal mining rij-btw  uro not being operateil, Hueh reinriiH  pbnnln but Jiriitwlied iif, lenwt, once a i cur  The loiute will iuelnde the eo������l mln-  lug riiflit* only, but'tho .(otiaco mny l,o  permit ted to nurahnno whatever avail-  ab'o litttfiiftit riglitH umy be eannidvred  iieeentinrV for ������be working .of.tho uiim>  ,it the rate of $10 an >mre. ,    .  foi ."nil tuformiillmi. M>i,brWiii������>M ������i.������������w>  no itindJi to tl>6 Kearetiiry of the Departs  inonf of tho Jnterior, Oitawn, bir'tn n������������v  AgBMt or t-snb.A(((���������'������������������ of Dominion LnwU  W. W. OOKY,  tHepnly Mtnlutor ������.f ihn r������u������������������irt������-  I     N.   B.������-~|tr������nnl*boHwn4   r,.*utl������...'....   ��������� ������  thin iidvorttieuuint will not bo paid for.  -~aoaoo.  mmmimillim*i*ii**i  ^mmm  Hum g'HE BEVTOWS CBJESTON". B. C.  ***wks3e9V  W':  IP--.-  I*  J**"-  ft  1'  E? ���������'  *-3""t'r.iw*i1  "^1  8 a Boal E-ava* SlmnUktloa  If* fill it laffftTFrifti gngg i  ���������* ���������*-< har. MW ca     B &*! E9 *S3 . ���������   ���������    t**!    BESB9        S3       B9B BS        gg     _  __ 5S  DISGOVERS   MOUNTAIN  'as   a  MtaeaBOEBBi  A  S&ftuglvklCtWQX'd 0Q&&*Ctt8 H  offer .Iron ea awblithei B  fcsi. Wa ef������ striae aw������y a  W������Jo3ieB to thousfctiUo oi H  vsopla oil orer tho E  wazhi u a 2mm ft  tdt6rSs������ttent, Mow M  Is yonr etuaee to (2  obtain o&a. "nfrlS-a j.  no-er* enclosing as B  cents for one ot oar 5  fe������hloncbl������ IiaAity' H  Lone Gowda, or a  Cants' Albert*. Mat B  enwlage paid to wear 6  wltu (.he n*teh. nhltb fc .  will b������ b1v������i* Fno I  (time wOol\������s are B  ���������uaranteed *Wo yr*rs>s 8  ihoald jroa talss ������4- 1  I Tontsn el ont marvel. 5  ! toe*'etfaf.     W#  export  roa  to  till  tout   friend* E  ��������� feboat  us  ana  show  them   the   beautiful    -watch. ������  JasToon'tiT to-day  and'ealn   ������  Froo   Watch.     You 1  ���������ill K. ������Maie^.���������-57ILLIAHS   &  LlyOTD.   VTboleeala B  8 ���������jawoiie>������U>������t-:lto'.������9'CQra,Kal!!s Bosii Issics, S������- 9  ���������BEE TO ALL SOFFEBER  S  If you feel "out of sorts''run down" 'got the BL,tres*  SUKFCK from KIDNEY*. OLADDKR. NERVOUS i*f*SKASKS.  CHKONIC WEAKNESS. 1,-LCERS.SKI.S EKUPTlONS.I-ll.US.  write for PREE*. c*,ofif bound mkbicas. soos on  these diseases ami WONDfikV-Ui. CUKfcii effected by  THE NEW FRENCH REMEDY. Nal No2Pi������3  1B API O ^ yourself U>;^  t:������e remedy for your ows ailment. Absolutely FR5S  No 'follow aa circulars. No obligations. Dr. L-ECi. '*:kc  MED-CO.HAVERSTOCK.RD.HAMPSTKAD LONDON,ICKO  WE   WAST   IO  PROVE   1 HERAPtOS  Wlti. CUKS  vejj.  Miss   Mary   L,.   Jobe   Makes   Find   in  dPhibii    wmuiihuic*  A mountain, 11,000 feet high, which  Miss Mary.Li.Jobe, explorer-instructor  in history at Hunter college, New  York, believes has never been mapped, was discovered by her in the-  wilds of British Columbia and a report concerning it will be made to the  Canadian government and to tlTe National Geographical society.  Miss Jobe located the mountain, to  which she will give a Cree Indian  name, as about 150 miles north of Mt.  Robson. The topographical survey of  Canada extends to a point only a few  miles north on Mount Robson.  Miss Jobe and several companions  arrived at the foot of the newly-discovered mountain on Aug. 22, and began the ascent in a heavy snowstorm  After covering six miles tney wero  forced to return to camp for food. A  flock of grouse enabled them to provision and the ascent ws������s ^egun once  more.   On Aug. 25 they reached with.  in   ttfWli foot nf tlio anmniif       TJpre bvpiiI  ice cayea. with icicles fit) feet in lenetli  The  Right of Way  When traffic was at its height on  one of New York's busiest thorough-  fry t������oe      -flana-n *f 1 tr      r> ti A      o       1 .>������ re Wi-* a-s nP  trucks'.on either side, moving con-,  tiiuionsly, made crossing dangerous  for ail passengers, a cat appeared  from a produce store with a kitten  dandling from her mouth, and ttried  to cross tiie street. Each time she  started she had t<������> turn back because  of a truck, and y������her efforts quick.y  attracted a.crowd.  Down from the-corner came a policeman. Ue sooh;Av saw what-was'the  matter, and whlle'tthero was nothing  in the traitic regulations to cover the  point, it took him only a moment to  decide what to do. Going into the  street, he raised his hands in the way  that  truckmen    have learned means  ���������3 (.Up.  tr\\. w���������   ,-i^ .^.i  j. n������^. Stupirciu.  i uw cut, sow  ing her opportunity, took a llrmer  hold on the neck of her kitten, and  then, holding it high to keep even its  curved tail out of the 'mud, sho'.'siow.'.y  and deliberately picked her way  across and disappeared in a cellar.  The indications of worms are restlessness, grinding of the teeth, pick-  **r"1*. tt "sr if^r8^ ^***Ts**B"Bn������'W   x*   a**x  QHIVI VHM'I    1   ^  my i upiiujui-ifcj  Now Made in  ^jr������WJt^&Jlr^A������^r^7'/ m.-    $  -"A-r-.. ^ifj^L^^-^L ��������� ���������''      '  ���������'"fa'  Y^1^ way. be one of tiie  ���������   growing number of Canadian  sportsmen  who began   shooting  Remington-UMC  exclusively when they saw the way Remington-UMC Sho^  Sheiis show up in sure fire^ speed, accuracy.  :    In" case yon don't already know Remingtori-UMC Shot Sheila, by all  means try them in your favorite gun.  Arrow  and   Witro   Club, the "Steel   L-ined Speed  -Shells,"   smokeless*    The   New ������������������'Club,   the" "Old  Reliable Slack Powder Shell-V Arid the Remington,  our new low-price smokeless shell.  Go to the man who specializes in the arms and ammunition you  want to shoot���������he displays the Remington-UMC Red Ball.  REMINGTON ARMS-UN10N METALLIC CARTRIDGE CO. ���������>  tV*a*lsor ^     ' . .... Ontario      *^i  T"  LQSSES SUKELY PREVENTED  __     bjr   Cutter's   Blaoklto   P1H������.     tow-  flfi.    priced, fre3h.  l-ellable: l>refe������ed by  Western stockmen bocaasu they protect    whero    other    vaocifio*    fat!.  Write lor booklet aad teatlmoiilals.  at their mouths, blocked progress.     , .        ���������   ,  The trip Was    Miss Johe's seventh   m������ oC tlie nos^> extreme peevishness.  UltO   Liic   Gauauiau. uuculwOsi. j- ~ l -���������      w������.>..���������  ..ie^- vO-.u.   ,  I tions. the best remedy that can be got  The little bov Avas evidently a firm   is Miller's Worm Powders. They will  eliever   in   the   old   adaee.   "Of -two i attack the worms as  soon as admin-  bel    ���������   -.     __-    ^.     _-   .....  evils choose    the    less."    Turning a   istered and will grind them to atoms  **-���������*���������---��������� in the evacuations.  ill bo immediately  eased and a return oi the attack will  not be likely.  corner "at full speed he collided with. I Wiat pass away lithe minister. Lhe llt*tle sufferer w  ���������.u^.   ^ .���������..u.u.^.^       "Where are you running to, my lit-  ���������'o-Tom WseTmaekua Pui*'$t"o6" ! t*3  man?"  asked tiie minister, ��������� Avhen  w-doso pkge.BUcWeT^^p<������������. *-������������   | he had gained his breath.  Us������ s.uy lnjactor. but Cutters best. ] ...     ���������.���������*^j      ������.i        *.��������� .       ������--n���������>.  Tho wmeHnritT or CMtwr prwiucts in *ie to over \s\    ."Home!"    panted    the  boy.      ^2a s  yoars of spociaUzlpg te_ ������acx>Ine������ *ml seruflva^only.       j of0<j|g   ^0   Spank,  me."  '���������What!" gasped the astonished  minister. "Are you eager to have  your mother spank you that you run  home so fast?"  "No," shouted the boy over his  shoulder as he resumed his homeward flight, ''but.if I don't get there  before pa. he'll do it!"  insist on Cutter's.    If unobtataablc. order direct.  THE   CUTTER   LABBRA-TORY,   BortolBy.   CallJorofa.  The Colonel'3 Boys  An  affable  book  agent approached  a prominent Texan.  "Colonel."    said    he.    "those    are  -���������:������������������������������������-��������� .,-..-....     ��������� ���������a  Guard   the   rising   generation   by    using   always j  V-. in  the   home  EDDY'S "SES-QUr N0N-P0IS0N00S MATCHES  I  I  Positively   harmless to children, even if accidentally g  swallowed, because the coniposition with which the  heads are tipped,  contain no poisonous ingredients  Sir  Edward  Clark's  Shorthand  Many people who have struggled  -with the mysteries 01 shorthaiid have  reason to be grateful to Sir Edward  Clarke, B.C., a former solicitor-gen  era! of England, who is retiring froiu  the bar. ' Carterhall,   Nfld.  Many years ago Sir Edward Clarke.: Minard's Liniment Co., Limited,  with memories of the shorthand - Dear sirs _While in the country  learned m his school days, and or his ��������� last sumtuer I was badly bitten by  own experiences as a reporter de-, mosquitoes. so badlv that I thought 1  vised a system of stenography that ��������� would be disfigured for a couple of  had none or the maddening compii-1 weeks. r was advised to try your  cations ot those generally in use. He, Liniment to allav the irritation, and  found it so usetui mhis own prao-|aid SQ The efiect was more tllan i  tice tnat tie eventuauty re>."eajeu its ���������  secret  earnea cue sramuue oi   _iuau.v    w���������tf, { .       &  ��������� -bit      from  "<*������. v,x*������*������Co ^.x.^**^, ���������^ "^-t-.-r ^������; MINARD'S XINIME*, ^ ^ ���������*^��������� ������ a���������  their  sorrow   v,hat    havoc  might be i article to keep off the mosquitoes  worked by a misplaced dot, j  Later, Sir Edward Clarke evolved j  a system of rapid writing that came ���������  between shorthand and longhand. He  .... ...  ,..-.5       -*_   ;   UlU.    &tf. AUG     CUW,l     vtao    U1UIO     UlttU    A  ce tnac ne eveutuawy i******* 'l*! expected, a few applications complete-  jcrets in a cheap book, and thereby * j curin& the irritation, and prevent-  irned the gratituae or    raany    wao,;-       *!,������������������������������,��������������������������� from    bfiromine    sore.  becoming  i   sore.  Yours truly,  W.A.V.R.  christened it '*Sv.rifthand;" it looked  to the uninitiated something like the  Morse Code on its head, but it never  became really popular.  There may be com cures, but Hollo-  way's Corn Cure stands at the head ! home is changed  of the list so far as results are concerned  Change Affects Animals  Many otherwisa profitable animals  are ruined by a change of environment and management. All animals  that dwell long under certain conditions become homesick when their  "While time erases  "The finest ever, stranger," acquiesced the colonel. "The finest in Texas."  "I reckon you buy them anything  they want!"  "Why, sure, stranger; 1 buy them  anything, they need, whether they  want it or not."  "Then, colonel, let me sell you a  cyclopaedia for them. There's nothing else that will benefit them so  much."  The colonel looked at the agent in  astonishment.  "Why/stranger," said he, "them  boys of mine don't need no cyclopea-  dia.    They ride mules."  *   ���������- a.|JjpJ**<C\Wl      "������*# AE.*JL  ex  STOOPING   EXERCISES  In the Swamps  You   don't   know   me.     eh?     Polly. ,  Well, I've known you ever since you i ter treatment must be accorded the  all outward signs of dissatisfaction  and discontentment among such stock  many never produce as liberally in  their now situation. To obvir.te the  possibilities of these occurreuecs net-  were a polly-wog.  Kindly speak of me as Lillian Wog,  please. Only my intimate acquaintances ever call me Polly.  "You should take more pains with  your eating,"  advised the doctor.  "More?" exclaimed the dyspeptic.  "Don't I suffer quite enough now when  I  eat anything?"  Higher Praise  "Mnbel, you  are sfmply perfect."  "That isn't much of a compliment.  Henry.    George tells  me I'm  pluper  feet."���������Kansas City Journal.  rjWFRFii FlfiF  >   HVUa  Especially on Fo-ehead and Chin.  Ashamed to Go Out. Cuticura  Soap and Ointment Cured in  Month and a Half.  McMHlian St., OU City. Ont.���������" My faco  was nearly covered with plmplcw. OHooclally  on my forehead and chin. Tho trouble bo-  Kan T.ith i>Ia-*p'C5 una bl-ix'iiioad:" and tlic.o  wero times i felt asliamwl to/to out. They  nwi������ifi lllllo roil litniim nm\ then IVytctvyl n������v!  X squeezed tho matter out.  ���������' 1 rubbed on rillft-mnt rouietlle--, ���������������������������  Salvo and ���������  Cream but; they did no  Rood. Then 1 r>aw tlio advertisement of  Cuticura .Soap ami Ointment nnd sent for a  N'unptOt I got, it nnd hoBnii uslnff them and  In a week'a tlmo I noticed a cliatmo. I UHcd  tlioi-amploof C'utlcura floap und Ointment  and ono box of Oulloura Ointment from tho  ������lru������ fitorn villi tlio Cuticura Soap. In a  mom Si fair) a h-iif (bo plmplnH and blaek-  ltead.1 weroKon������and lam oor.mletelycurod."  (HlKiio J) MUh I.ydia MoHivuin, May 211. "13.  A Kciicrailon of uiullioru Ita*-- found no soai������  no vivi\ wuitod for������lfi������iiNlnn and purityinK thu  r.Uln and halt* of infant** and children ad  Cutleur.'iKoap. Ita dbftolulo purity and rtv  fre������liiua* frwiraneo alono aro onounU to  recomruenrt tt abovo ordinary fcWln ������oaps;  tmi, im fv tiltJu<i>U:d (.olh*;.'.������������)������alilie>lUeli>'atO  y<������t eifoeilvfj omolllent firoperlieH, derived  drotii CuiKuira ointment, whieii reiuhn* lu  mo'tb %'Ahtnl-lo (n ovorcoiiilnn a tendency to  4IUl.rov.l11K ornptloi'i, and protnotlui? a normal condition of nl;ln nnd hair la-nllli. A  ���������liudf! raUo of ('utltnira Hoap and !>ox  Of C'tittcttrn Oin'niw: ar^ often miWelcnti  piu-ii ull <;tM' h,*. full.xl. Mold by dnigMlni-'i  ftnd deahTrt overywlum, Liberal t-nmi'le of  IKirh ttialtcd frtw, %bii n*.'-p, HUln lioolc  junior*,* i������r������i-<iimi fitter j'ro������ <m ������>*������gi������i^  Ock%u. U.-pt. 1>. Umii4>u, V. H. A. .���������.  ^^^^ .���������. ������. r������������������r.   W.  N. U.  1021  animals in their new home than was  afforded them hefore the change.  Cows are very susceptible, to thesa  changes and when new stock is purchased give them much individual attention. Better quarters, more palatable foods, greater care and some of  the luxuries of life will do much to  overcome the detrimental effects to  bring them back to liberal yielding  again. Animals that are taken from  congenial quarters and 'placed in a  humble home among stock that ia  poorly kept seem to lose their pride  and power of production. There is  little difference between the feelings  of man and animals and the mora  humanely the animals are treated the  greater will be the profits derived  from them.  Shakespeare's Birth  i'Iio exact date of Shakespeare's  birth is not known, and the accepted  date of April 23 is based on circumstantial evidence. There is record evidence that he was baptized on April  27, 1564, but no record evidence of tho  date of his birth. Ho died April 2-3.  1616 and the inscription upon his monument is evidence that he had already  begun his forty-third' year, but doea  not give any further information.  Antiquaries iu the eighteenth century,  one hundred years after his  death, fixed Uie date of his birth as  April 23, 13G4. threo days before hla  baptifuu.    Though not provod beyond  And    Skeptical    After    Trying  Many  Medicines���������Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Liver Piiis Cured  Him  When the kidneys fail to purify the  blood the poisons left in the system  cause pain and suffering, sucli *~s  backache, lumbago, and rheumatism.  Read how this skeptic was cured by  Dr. Chase's Kidncy-L<iver pills.  Mr. I-'. W. Brown, Kingsbury, Que.,  -s rites: "I have been completely cured  of backaotie and lame back by using  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills. I also  recommended the pills to a man who  was a cripple from rheumaii-jm. He  was skeptical, as he said that he  had tried nearly everything on earth.  Finally he consented to try them, and  to his surprise was greatly benefited  in the "first week, and the pains left  his legs until he was so supple he  could walk without pain or difficulty.  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills have  worked wonders in.-this place, and  we think there is no medicine like  them."  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, one  pill a dose, 25 cents a nox, 5 for $1,00;  all dealers, or Bdmansou, Bates & Co.,  Limited, Toronto.  Carefully   Practised   They   Are   Conducive to Health and Grace  Stooping exercises are always con  ducive to grace. One must be careful,  however, that the weight lifted from  the floor is not too heavy. An old  football or basketball is just tiie right  weight. Take position by placing the  heels together and the toes at an  angle of forty-five degrees.  Before taking position the ball must  be placed before you on the floor. Nov/  bend, lifting one of the feet ani  stretching its, leg straight out back of.  you without- a bend of the knee, and  pick up the ball. The knee upon which  you are standing is also kept perfectly  straight/ and there is no bending o*  its knee.. -\  This is really the principal part of.  the exercise, bending the body to pick  up the ball without bending the knees  You will find it hard work at UTst, but  the muscles-will soon limber up, ani  practised daily cr every other day tiie  exercise will keep the muscles* flexible  and in good trim, pick up the ball ten  times at one exercise, standing five  times on each leg.  Vegetables as Medicine  Spinach is rich In iron, and good  for anaemic persons, though it should ,  be avoided by those who have any  tendency to liver troubles. Asparagus  can scarcely be classed as a medicine, though it is said to be good iu  cases of palpitation and a sedative ia  affections of the heart. It seems to  be rarely prescribed in the present  day however.  The properties of French beans and  carrots are well known, but much of  the. efficiency of the vegetables de-'  pends upon the way in which they are  cooked. When they arrive in town3  they have already lost a great deal  of the vivifying salts they have derived from the earth, as wel* a.������ a.  considerable portion of the life-giving  electricity drawn from the sun. Consequently boiling in salt water deprives them of much of the strength  left to them, whereas cooking toy  steam retains their essential qualities, and ameliorates and, in a mea-  S3U.1 C,  ces.  restores  their primitive   csssu-  Engllsh farm hand (excitedly entering village inn)���������What do you  think, 'Enry? Tha bones of a prehij-  oric man' ave ben discovered on Jim  White's farm.   ���������  Inn Keeper-���������You don't say! Well,  I 'opes poor Jim will be able to clea*'  'isself at the crowner's inquest.  Dust Causes Asthma.���������Even a little  speck too small to see will lead  to |  agoniew which no words can describe, j  The walls of the breathing tubes contract and it seems as if the very life"  must pass.   From this condition Dr. J.  D.  Kellogg's  Asthma Remedy brings  the user to perfect rest and health.   It  relieves    the    passages    and normal  breathing is firmly established again.  Hundreds of testimonials received rn-  nually prove its'effectiveness.  i tic  L.ctilu Ot   s.ne rrcc  The Prince of Monaco, -who, ha?-'  ing had both ah English and an American wife, knows whereof he speaks  said of marriage at a dinner:  ."Through, iiia.ri-i--j-.ge.-a French woman  gains, her liberty, an English woman  loses hers, and an American woman  ���������-'-' The prince paused and looked  quizzically about him.  "Yes?      The    American    woman?"  said a debutante.  ��������� The American woman," ended the  prince,' "continues to do as she likes.;'  Miss Soulsby has not a particle of  tact."  He���������Was it a case of love at first  sight?  She���������No, second' sight. The -first  time he saw her ho didn't know she  was an heiress!  Minard's  Liniment Cures  Dandruff.  "What hn������ sho done now?"  "The other evening whon Mr. Jug-  1mil��������� t irnl  < ate, is Vinlvorqallv nccont files who lfi notorious for not paying  2X-Vinniiff accept- hi, deblB| nsitedjiev to sing she went,  en.���������i niiauoipuia i rosB. fco   lJj0   pI:ul0  ,,.,,���������*   aans  ������������������������������������frur.t   lilm  , . Mot'"  Mrs. Benton tastort tho navory uu.r  scl tho had carefully compounded In  tho chafing dlah and looked at her  husband somewhat apprehensively.  Then sho paid:  "Somehow, It don't tiisto just uh Mrs.  Mink's did tho other night. Yet I  thought I remembered tho recipe all  right. I cuppono I muat have left  some thing out."  Mr.  Benton  tanted  reflectively.  "I don't think so," ho remarked.  Mrs. llenton'n faco brightened visibly.    Tlinn her huahanrl continued:  "Thoro'H nothing you could loavo  out," ho nald, "that would make It  Undo like thin. It'a siomothing you've  I ut in!"  John Bright's sublime figure of the  Angel of Death has * passed into a  common-place of journalism, and  the splendid passage of his othar  speech against the Crimean War is  almost equally well known from tha  opening words: "I am not, nor did  I ever pretend to be, a statesman,"  to the peroration: "And, even if I  were alone, if my voice were the  solitary one raised amid tho' din of  arms and the clamorb of a vena',  press, I should have the consolation  I have tonight���������and which I trust  will be mine to the last moment of.  my existence���������the priceless consola-i  tion that I have never uttered ono j  word that could promote the squandering of my eountry'H treasure or  tlio spilling of one single drop of my  country's blood."  So  i-'riend   (gazing at new house)  this is your last house?  Builder  (sadly)���������Yes, last, but not  leased!���������Pearson Weekly.  "There are just as big fish in the  sea as ever were caught."  "Yes, and somebody will catch 'em  day after tomorrow when I'm. back at  work."���������Answers.  "Ilow is your wife i]\\n morning.  Undo Henry?"  "Well, I -clunno. Sho'ti fai.ln' dreadful Rlow. T (lo wish sho'd get well, or  Komothiu'."���������Puck.  Blx (.with no\vnpiipor)���������Here's a  ninn dlod  from a pat on tho hack.  DIx���������Ho mni.it havo boon very frn.ll.  1-hx���������-Not at all; a hod carrier  namG<Ji Pat Casoy foil on him from tlio  third floor of a' now building.���������Bor-  tun  iruubcripL.  Great Difference in Corn Cures  Many aro destructive to the flesh  and dangerous to use,.but the old re-  liublo Putnam's, Corn Extractor removes Corns, Warts and Bunions,  without pain in 24 hours. No pain,* no  falluro.    "Putnam's" euros.  It has boon discovered that tho  German:, havo for... years boon training pigeons to fly from England.  Tholr government subHldl'/ca lofts of  pigeons, whicli aro kept iu various  places, including tho fort*. Theaa  pigeons havo no doubt boon* uaod b.v  solos for many years. Tho British  war office says that every offort must  bo ihndo to kill n bird seen flying  noro'in the North Sou. It might be  quite ns important for tho crow of a  warship to bring it down a������ for them  to hit an aoroplano. Tho ring on an  English bird bqarti tho lotion- "N.U."  but (hose loltern do not appears on  foreign birds. Many birds aro worth  ipno bach.  "PWuiho, liriy, will yon holp a poor  ���������mm who ain't done nolhlif In the  way o' work for nioro'n twolvu  niuiH'c?"  "Diiir, dear; pnrhnpfi i could find  you Hoi.u-UiihK.   What can you do?"  "Thank y'.'lldy, thank y' kindly,  mum; of y' could p'raptt give ino Home  waahln' tor do, I could take it 'onto  to mo wife."1���������London Opinion.  Boy���������Want lo buy any frogs' legri?  C'hof���������-What Mud an- thoy'  Itoy   -Kli'itti'      and      left!*.���������Boaton  Globe.  Dt, Worse's  ff #-*������ **$ $ ������������������������* ym.     1Q>   <r% #*-% 4     IU S V K ������*  exactly meet" the need which so often  arinos in every family for n medicine  to open tip nnd rpj-jiifale the bowt*!������,  Wot only arc they effective in nil  cases of Consfinntion, hut thoy help  I������rent1y in brc.-iKinfj tip a Cold or I.a  Grippe by cleaning out the cyMem  ntulpitrifytn** the blood. h\ \\w *am^  way they relieve or cure Biliout-ueflsi,  Inoit>e!'t ion, S!<*1:1 U'-irlarhcs, Hheum-  ntium anu otner common ailments.  In the fiill������*Mt e������-nne of t..i������ words* Dr������  Moi'iiii'i, Indian Root Piiiiuie n -  A lloti*������*hold   %%.K>%--".m,iAy  "l niHleralatul that you have railed  to n������k for my ������1iuM������ht������������r'������" henrt-**"  "Oh, no, nothing like that,"  "Thou���������"  "She and I Pottled all that. What i  havo called for la to find out. what part  of tho houao yon aro going to turn  over to ut'O when we are murrioil."���������  Houidon Pout.  SIu'���������Don'l. yon Ihiuk we would im'.-  tor go back through ICngland again  fmi   Ibo   u-ny  hnnin?  Ho���������But wo did England.  Blio���������'T know It. But idnc.o we wen*  thoro ihlnlt of all the lovely new rnln.i  tho flutfrnaottOH havo mado.���������Ufo.  Here's a  Happy  Hunch���������  Post  Toasties  r  and   cream  for  breakfast,  lunch or   supper.  Choice while Tndinn Corn,  rolled into thin flukes, nnd  toasted to a rich ������o'dcn brown  ���������delicious I  This food comes in scaled  packages,  always fresh, crisp  ������m! sweet j ftnd rendy to serve  nt a moment's notice.  Post Toasties make 'a  mighty satisfactory dish at  any time.  ���������sold by grocer**  Canadian Poatum Corcal Co., Ltd*  Windttor, Out.  si  Vb  IE  .81  41  <mmto  mmwi#*mt������*������*^'*^  tirt.ntlii'tM.nii.l'll'"'""'*"*  ^,.���������M*..il,������,wlkii^i..iM(:������-.iiiiiiii^.M1||||i|||li||ii||||illli|ililiii.- u-mniuumi-nuM,! ^,,^u^MmumMum������mtilmim KlilL'    Bit    UUll    S������  HBISU   UI     ULLUIUM  IP    IfilfST'   iirllililfllis ill  13 IgJUOi OEiiiUljnH.llj  A   M/-.N   OF   QUIET   HABITS   AND  MANY ACCOMPLISHMENTS  Has Brought His Country to a Won-  der.'ui State of Prosperity Through  rtta    Keen    Insight and  Executive  Ability���������Is Beloved by All Classes.  ���������3tanding supremely unique   among  the figures who are making history in  the great wars which will mark a new  era lor Europe, is Albert, king of the  Belgians,   newspaperman,   expert  en-  Cb****UV*r        *** * **?*��������� VI .     i4J.drU.J&lXlU     .   MAUL ,;-    -JAUM*  democratic of all rulers.  jMnbodv evor heard - much of Albert  Leopold "Clement Maria Meinrad before that eventful day when he sent  word to his soldiers at Liege to "hold  out" against the Germans massing  at Herbestal. -"Phe exhortation  breathed such a dauntless, bombastic  assurance that those who read smiled  grimly and a little sadly as they reflected that tiny Belgium would prove  a tidbit for the Teuton war hosts.  But Liege surprised them, and Albert, "King of Belgium, which includes  some sizable cities and is said to en-  Joy more prosperity per capita than  any other European country ^ was'soon  riding at the head of his army of 200,-  000 men. While directing his valiant  men he has found time to notify his  representatives in this country that  the credit of Belgium is unimpaired  and that, all wheat shippers* may send  their grain to Antwerp, with the guarantee of the government that they will  not only be paid in gold; but that all  their war risks will be covered..._  Europe, last IiaHei* <>������ K^tlie uiyiue  right of k&ngs," in the .Occidental  world, has long glared*iinpotently at  Albert, King of Belgium. His: casual  democracy,-' his undoubted business  ability and his manner of dealing with  the Socialists os A that the Socialists,  cursing most labor conditions, -paused;  ��������� to praisetheiryruler, has worried them  almost into prostration. The fact remains that he has brought the country to a wonderful state of prosperity  and the state railroads, .-under his direct supervision, have become a little  more profitable than any in this coun-  ��������� try. , '������������������"'.;.'       y.'���������>������������������."* '-'.: 'yy..  There are few things that this accomplished king cannot do or hasn?t  done. He fights, rides, swims, shoots,  and engages in aviation, engineering  and writing with equal facility. He  was an ordinary newspaperman for a  long time, carrying a police card, visiting police stations and. doing what  would be known here as. "ship news."  A s a; reporter; it is said," he was a  ''snappy" worker, who scored many  beats and obtainedy tiihelypictures.  Possibly his stay in America in 1888j  when he little dreamed of being king,  ^gjjve him the training necessary to set  a new standard for quicK newspaper  work in Brussels and Antwerp.  King Albert is more than six feet in  height and has a fair complexion and  golden hair. He is 39 years old, is  unusually devbted and has three chii ���������  dreri. He is the son of the deafyDuke  of Flanders, and it was the mysterious  death of his brother, the Prince of  Baudoin, which made his accession to  the throne possible. .  In 1898 he came to America, and  spent much time in New Ydrlc, Washington and the east, went west and  stayed for months in St. Paul, Minn.  While there he studied about every  conceivable industry in the country,*  On liis, return he wrote a book about  America, which evidenced the fact  that this idea of an ideal governme.it  was ..the one his country had adopted.  Having been a reporter for a long  time, he saw tilings keenly and clearly, and being the only reporter" who  is now a king, he has developed a  sense of humor which is said to be  the dread of his prosaic .cabinet miu-  , Istcrs and his enemies, none of whom  ! ever acquired that trait to such a  considerable extent.  The king, who is a great cyclist  nnd an extraordinaryly brave man,  went to tho Congo "and pierced that  fever ridden country soon after his  accession to the throne. The thing?  ho saw there caused him to sell all oi  his possessions of Belgium In that  region after he had ameliorated the  conditions under which the natives  lived.   ...  The ono desire of tho king was to  establish a merchant marine and.  later a navy. After, ho had reviewed  mo "navy" of Belgium, in the first  elnyi* of his reign lie ordered all of  tho vooaoljj   dismantled. . Thoy   woro  ��������� wooden - nullrfl, nnd ov<*ry .time thoy  appeared at foreign ports were the  source of vast auiusomont.   v  The quoen, his consort, is a full  fledged physician. She was 1'llzaboth,  .laughter of the Duke Carl-Theodora  of Bavaria, the famous oculist. As  the king is constantly seen about the  piors of Antwerp, where he once gatli-  - ered nows for a newspaper, conversing with otovedoro!!, ao tlio quoou ovl-  doncos her democratic spirit by bolnjr  soen working in the slums of Brnssolo.  She has established hospitals In many  places In Belgium, and Is head of an  .iHHoclailoii of women who utrlve *.o  ameliorate conditions muter which  hard working folk llvo.  Tho king Is an Indofatlgablo worker. He rises at 0 in tho morning nnd  rnv-My r>v.������r oo^r-or*! v.'flrV. until H In tho  afternoon. As a mocluinlcal onglnoor  he has personally ������uporviseil tho operations of tho great state railroads, in-  .���������tilling Amorlcan lounging cars and  ���������ilonplijg cars.  The simplicity In which tho    royal  -family    lives    is    romurkublo.    Thoy  rarely occupy tho  great palace pro-  foiTlug to    llvo    in  a villa neur by,  *  Thoy are both lovers of imujte and  iSi"-imy    u<in<-    1t>    fho      f'tCJl,'*'.    ���������*'*    "}"  yiehjinn oponi hoittto, rnthor than tiie  toynl lmv. fg thoy may be neiu'er the  ("���������rvhontrn.  The private life-of the1 king is without a stain-and he has long been called the "most respectable ruler." The  royal couple have three'children, two  sons and a ui-.ujii'ier, the latter being i  a great favorite with the people. In a'  country the size of Belgium the ruler  becomes a quickly known personality  to his subjects and there is hardly a  spot ia Belgium with which the royal  couple is not familiar.  That is why Leon Vandarvelte, the  Socialist    leader,    newly    appointed ���������  minister of state in     Belgium, most  democratic of all kingdoms, said to his  comrades the other day:  "Let us Sght now for our king and  country as we have always fought for  the laboring man."  omioot: ons mmo  m fur ii i iro  } by the kaiser has been   satisfactorily IrSHfinSftS r mitTS ft ft  - soivea, it win  oe time to solve tne i 8-jlH|iK|lKl H- iBBfili illBM  problem created by the success of the j I nlUllnULL UU ILUUH  Mohammedan troops.���������Toronto    Mail  mmmS.\M.      t   i"A j.       * O*,  NATIVE  TROOPS OF AFRICA  ARE  FIGHTING FOR THE FRENCH  IDEA   IS   WELL   RECEIVED  lu  as  To  Increase Crop Area and  Produce  More Employment  A proposal rut-forward by the Re-  gina board of trade for very materially increasing the crop area r.nu output  in Western Canada has been very favorably commented on in Winnipeg's  banking arid financial circles. This pro-  posal is embodied in an official circular which is being widely distributed  and has for its immediate aim the  calling of a meeting at some central  point in the Canadian prairie west at  f-ihich this object shall be discussed  by representatives of the Dominion  and provincial governments, the business and producing interests, as well  as financial institutions; and the railways. A V ':-  It appears the Regiria board of trade  has had a, definite plan under consideration for some time past. This circular points but that the world's greatest heed in the-^iearvfuture must be  food, that is the opportunity of Canada, which thus will be able to meet  Its obligations; on* the tremendous  amounts of capital invested in the Dominion ������������������'��������� during recent years. But for  the last couple of years" the increase  in area under crof> in Western Canada  has no.t been so great as it should  be under normal conditions, of immigration and cultivation. At the present time Canadian cities are full of  unemployed thrown oh their own resources through stoppage of railway  construction, city building and the  like. Thousands ofy these laborers  were engaged in farming operations  before coming to Canada. At the same  tinie it is estimated that one hundred  thousand heavy horses are now standing idle in Canada for a like-reason.  .:" The"Aidea then is to get these people  and horses onto the land and a rough  estimate is that several ymUlion, acres  may rapidly be brdughtiihlo A crop by  this means. A Land values have>fa.llen  and especially some of the over-large _^___w  1and ������������������ ^������ivmi������ ������f���������������<*������������������.-to ���������������������,Tiiy.;'hft- ���������willinfi* to I tx~���������-.^XJ'  Black and Yellow Soldiers Who Live  Under the French Flag Are Now  Rendering Valiant Service���������Are Vet-  erans of Previous Wars. ~~  No troops fighting under the Tricolor have resisted more desperately ilie German advance than have the  Turcos^ On at least one occasion  ������,**cir charge put io utter rout an opposing body of Germans. On another  occasion they were able to get close  to the German lines before it was discovered that they were enemies, thoi?  khaki uniform having deceived the  Germans, who thought it was the dull  grey'of their own men. In charging  nome they have exhibited an impetuosity that quite equals the best French  traditions and there seems every reason to believe that when nronerlv led  they will be among the most'valuable  soldiers that can be employed against  the common foe. The Turcos are the  native black and yellow troops o������  Africa who live under the French flag.  Many of them are of Arab blood and  to fight is as natural for them as ..o  eat. Moreover, France, like Britain,  employed native troops for   two  STRUCTURE   HAS   NO   EQUAL  HE TOifir priyntTifinf*  generations v to put down risings of  j hostile natives and the Turcos will  ' have more. right; to call themselves  veterans than any of the soidiers  fighting in the: kaiser's army.  ��������� Nor isi thitf theyfiirst time they have  been employed on j-jiiropean spil. In  ���������the Franco-Prussian war, ^France called upon some of her legions from Algiers and if she had called iipbn more  of them It is possible that the war  would have had a different ending. At  "Wisenburg the Turcos drove back the  German infantry with heavy loss, and  under McMahon at Worth they hacked their way through the solid German ranks. Although jtliey were not  then fighting for; their fatherland the  French blacks displayed all the qualities necessary in a soldier. Since then  they have been brought closer to  France. The policy of the French jgov-  ernm?nt' has been to impress the natives in her colonies with the magnificence and imp ortane 3 of the  French nation. Alt; is only- a few  months.ago that, in pursuance of this  wise policy, the French war office  brought several'companies of Sehe-  gambians to Paris. It was said that  the Idea was to show the citizens bf;  France what magnificent specimens of  manhopd were  to be found    in the  ���������Vi3. VCi    O.     ������-.������������������*  gineering Skill  The new bridge now in course of  construction across the St..Lawrence  River near Quebec City, to replace  the immense cantilever bridge which  collapsed on the 29th of August, 1907,  when approaching completion, is 3,239  feet long between the faces of the  abutment, has one 140-foot approach  span at the south end, two spans aggregating 269 feet at the north end,  and provides for two lines of- railway  and two footways. There is no provision made for highway traffic.  "The bridge is 88 feet'wide, and like  the Forth Bridge in Scotland has a  clear height above extreme highwater  of 150 feet so as not to interfere with  the passage of steamers to arid froja  the port of Montreal.    _  It' consist^   of  two  immense  pairs  of cantilevers, borne on two piers, in  the river, with a suspended span between them.   According to the "British Engineer," it .is as if two-third3  of the  Forth  Bridge were takeu except that it is built of plates and bars  instead of tubes.    The   vertical post  over  the  piers  is  the largest single  piece of this type ever constructed.  A The fabrication of    the    different  pieces of ironwork has been going on  for the last year and a half at the  sliopyj    of   the    St. Lawrence Bridge  Company,   Montreal,   especially  built  for carrying out this work.  i Some idea of the difficulty the contractors  have   had   to   contend  with  may be gained from the fact that, in  addition to  constructing *an  entirely  new plant for the work, they had to  face   the problemy, of cphEtructi.ng a  bridge which has no" equal in bridge  construction,  with  an untried  equip  mont. and a new organization. .Under  these circumstances the difficulties of  cbristrjtcting     an    ordinary     Abridge  which would  have  been  great,  were  considerably increased \by the unusually   stringent   specifications' govern- j  ing the work and the unprecedehtad  size of its members.  ; Until  the bridge    is  completed  in  1916, the railway traffic between the  north  and  south  shores    of  the  St.  Lawrence, is to be handled by a special car ferry vessel just completed in  England.   '       "-;-y':-'-.--.^A"A-AA"A  I ECONOMIC ILLS MORE IMAGINARY  THAN  REAL  otioucQiouiea. -Tne real reason for  the visit was to impress the native  troops with the magnificence of  France.. '���������. :  Their appearance excited a tremendous furore. They became society  pets, were taken everywhere, shown  everything.A and honors were showered upon them. Naturally enough,  when they ..Went home they; loudly  sounded the praises of the French  France Stakes Fate on Her Artillery] people, and are said to have aroused  Th3 French army today claims the |.fW^TOmnrf*wa   among   the entire  This is a Time For Heroic Efforts to  Keep the Business of the Country  Going���������Prospects Are Bright For  All Kinds of Legitimate Business.  Canadians are showing symptoms of  an acute attack of economic neurasthenia. No one can accuse us of being  afraid to fight. Show us a German  and we will tackle him without hesitation. What we are afraid io do is to  go on living. Instead of composedly  and cheerfully taking up each day a  task as the day appears we are trembling in anticipation of unimaginable  scarcity and poverty. It is not hard  times that we expect, we have them  already. It is not simply hard timss  'made harder by war. We could understand that and meet it. It is  times so stark and inflexible that iron  is in comparison as a sponge and the  traditional poker pliant as a thread.  More prosaically, it is something  formless, vast and ghoally, the^ more  dreadful because our reason gives it  no shape. If we were all to be doomed  to death by slow starvation we should,  scarcely be more frijghtened.  We may adm;   that the war will di :-  turb trade, remove bread-winners from  their homes, pile up private and public debts, and generally mitigate the  prc&perity of the recent i-ast.    It- is  veil to be prudent, to eschew luxury,  to avoid; overproduction, and to provide means for_ helping the specially  unfortunate.    Having    said   this   wo  have said it all.   The suh will shine,  the harvest will ripen, ail th-e staple ���������  commodities will have to be produced  and there will be just as much food 4  arid money in Canada next February  as there, was last February, y  yy Fear is one of the "greatest force*  which operates ih the human breast.  In its two forms of worry arid of terror it; shapes ymuch of the course of  human;: cohduct.'; Its chosen' scent is  the imagination.   Its chief activity is  crossing bridges before one comes to  them, i A ' ..���������-A:-:'..'A." A-.y'yyAyy.        .;���������.'  If anything will precipitate financial  disaster it is this mood of dread. President Wilson hs.s vigorously Apointed  this truth out to our neighbors in tus  south. Our ecoriomic ills, like some of  our physical aliments, are born and incubated in our thinking. When house-  To All Citizens holders  get  Danic-stricicen  arid    buy  The    Hereford    Times,  under the S^w^^w^!9^^^.^^^  (above heading; offersthe following =ad- ������������ ^ S price of flour mu������  vice   which might well be lieeded by !e     p  part with some df their holdings oh  better, terms to the farmer. The object; thereforeiA of the proposed movement is to turn to good use; these  ; unproductive A agencies. In such a1)  movement, the Regiria board of trade  is assured of the hearty and erithus-  iastiR co-operation -of V/innirieg ASnan-  cial business interests.  most deadly rabid field guns yet de  vised and thefate of France and the  fortune of her arms in .thisXwar depend largely on her grey guns and  her artillerymen in pantaloons of  blue. Just as Germany has staked all  on the men,,jo has France elected to  trus,������ to her fort and field artillery.  Gerfnany has wittingly shut her eyes  to the awful carnage of which the  "French guns are capable, hoping to  rush and capture them by infantry.  France is gambling that her guns will  be able to annihilate any force that  comes within their range. And she is  ready to sacriHce any number of*������ her  own infantry merely to. protect her  guns from capture, to keep them in  action.  Which system will win? This is  the question that military experts the  world over are asking as they watch  the mighty forces hurled at each other  along the Franco-German frontiers.  Both systems really date back to the  time of the great Napoleon, after having boen (,ried out with varying success in the Franco-Prussian war of  1870 and in the Russo-Japanese war of  1905. While the Germans have powerful cannon and tho French have wonderful infantry, each army has boen  built up on directly diverging and  highly specialized lines. The Germans  haye admittedly the best massed  troops us tho French have admittedly  the best arHllcry.  Tho quick firing of massed cannon  at clcBo range into largo bodies of  troops, and particularly tho firing of  those cam on at unexpected points,  made Napoleou mastor of Europe.���������  Leslie's.  native population.-It is partly as a  result of this enthusiasm that from  Dahomey, Algeria, Senegambia, Morocco, French Guinea and the French  Congo have come to the French war  office requests from thousands and  tens of thousands of natives who  desire the privilege of going to France  and repelling    the    German invader.  all loyal people throughout, the; em  pire.    These words may well be .cut  out aruLAJjcept in a prominent pliice  in every home and business office:  .First and foritnost���������Keep  head. Be calm. Gb^Aaboiit your ordin  ary'businnsR quietly and,sobeiv.y. Do  not indulge in excitement or foolish  deirionstratioris.  Secondly���������Think of others! more  than you are wont to do. Think of  your duty to your neighbor. Think of  the common weal, y :  ' Try to contribute your share by doing your duty in your dwn place and  your own sphere. Be abstemious and  economical.   Avoid waste.  ^  Do not store goods and create an artificial scarcity, to the hurt of others.  Remember that it is an act of nieaa  and selfish cowardice.  Do not hoard gold.   Let. it circulate,  Th3 demand exceeds the supply and prices must; rise;. Yv hat  seems -to be a vindication of the forethought is only ayeensequence of the  folly. When merchants, manufactur-  , ers, loan companies and banks run for  1*1" i Shelter their flight    trarisforms    the  Thinking,    as    most of us do, of the! Try'to make'things easler^nbTrn'ore  incomparable extent   of   British colo-1 difficult.  Very dood Advice  The Soldier: To carry himself  bravely and with honor In every clr-  uuiiiutauce, ruiiiomburing that lii Is  fighting for thb British empire and for  tho bcttormont of humanity.  The Manufacturer: To ".coop his factories open, giving omploymont to as  many as possible,  Tin* Merchant: To soil at a fair  margin of profit, not taking advantago  of tho hysteria of tho moment.  The lihnployeo: To serve his om-  j/h-yor h'ojiCjjily '.ml well and by his  efforts keeping open tho position loft  vacant by someone at tho front,  ISvory.jody: To bo cheerful, hopeful and happy; to forgot tholr own  tronbloa In sooklng to holp t:.o lens  lortunato; to prepare for ovory co.i-  UiiKeno.y, ynt without losing * *y particle of faith In the map-nlHoeM future  ot Canada, and to bo British, flmt,  Inst and always.  firM 1       .., ..      ......      .        .- . . ������������������ *  *(i^-    itUUtu    UUI-X-U    tit    UUIIi    IIMI     VIIU-  couvor Sumsot.   It fa to tho point,  nial-possessions, we lose sight of the  fact that in Africa alone the French  flag -lies over more than 30,000,000  people. This is a tremendous reservoir, upon which France, may draw  for y'bars, should the war last that  long.  How many thousands of drilled  black and yellow troops France could  place in the field is not konwn, The  army decree of December, 1900, undoubtedly contemplated the use of the  native troops In Europe. By that  order the French colonial army was  reorganized, and while It was stated  that the organization was chiefly for  the defence of the colonies, it was  provided that these troops irilght as  called upon for service in any part of  the world where French interests  were nt stake. When the ' French  brought the Turcos and Sphasl to Europe in 1870, there was very general  criticism of the act, based upon the  grounds that there was, something  barbarous in the idea or pitting black  men against whites. It was pointed  out that the success of the blacks was  a disastor to bo guarded against oven  more than thoir failure. If they wero  taught that thoy could defeat ono  race of whlto mon, thoy might become  soizod of tho Idea that they could also  dofeat any othor raco, and might oven  turn : ;alnst France.  This Idea was put forward again  and again in tho course of the war  between Rusiila nnd .Tapnn and wo  woro told that tho victory oi! tho Japs  had fired all Asiatics with a spirit of  militarism that bodod ill for thoir  fiurapoan rulers.    Thoro la also tho  .Remember those who are worse off  than yourself. Pay punctually wh t  you owe, especially to your poorest  creditors, such as washerwomen and  charwomen.   -    * ���������  If you are an employer, think of  your employed. Give them work anl  wages as long as you can, and work  short time rather than clos'e down.  If you are employed, remember the  difficulties of your employer. Instead  of dwelling on youv own privations,  think of the indefinitely worse state of  those who live at the scat of war and  .are not only thrown but of work, but  deprived of all they possess.  Do what you can to ch a ar and encourage our soldiers. Gladly help any  organization for their comfort and  welfare.  Explain to the young and the ignorant what war is, and why we have  been forced to wage it.  wind into a ivliiiiwind. wnen everybody predicts economic woe a false  prudence is developed which defeats  itself. People ^eek tb save monay  tnd get no money, to save.    {  Tvlcrtover, the shyster patriot finds  his excuse for grinding the faces of  the poor. The coal merchant, with his  bunkers filled at last year's buying  price, hangs a flag out of his upstairs  window and adds a dollar -to the selling price of each ton. Bread, meat,  sugar, potatoes���������the traffic in none of  which has been affected���������are racing  up the scale.-, It.yis to defeat suctj  scurrilous avarice, itself, terrified ye*  preying on the terror of others, that  the , British government; lias takes*  over the flour mills of Britain.  ���������'. Let it be repeated that this is a  time for economy. It is also a time  for heroic effort to keep the biisiiiesB  of tho country going. It is a Uiu-j l:>  shorten sail, or run.the screw tit halt  speed. It is not a time to put on a  life-preserver and take to the ratts. It  tho industry and commerce of Canada are paralyzed this winter it will  be because the people of Canada grew  hysterical with fear of the unknown  and unlikely. ���������������  Consider: the dearth.is more likely  to follow the war than to accompany  it; And then It can be moro advnn������  tagoously met, when the stress and  frenzy of the lighting Is past. War  m..kes work In many ways. Enormous  sums of money are distributed to the  producers of many articles. Farmers,  manufacturers of boots and clothing,  coal miners, and all the middlemen  who handle those things will bo uncommonly busy. The taking of so  many men out of tholr .jobs opens  doors to the unemployed. It Is whon  the war is closed and the disbanded  A Gigantic Creamery   j  Australia has tho largest creamery  in the world.   It is "some pumpkin'"  if wo may judge from the followlnc:   troops  como  homo  that tho trouble  description from tho   pen of an Aus'-ps expected.    The groat panic of the  trallan writer:  "A tow weeks ago the big Byron  Bay Co-oporatlvo Butter Factory, In  Now South Wales, added another record to tho many that it has put up  in tho past. It output no loss than  200 tons of butter In seven days. The,  season ban bi^on Into, owlnr*; to a dry  summer, but tho rains nrrivlng nt  last characterized tho autumn with a  wonderful growth of grass, and tho  crws havo apparently boon trying to  Napoleonic period* was in 1813, who:i  his powor had boon broken by tho disastrous campaign in Russia. Let us ma-  cheerful yet awhlle.���������Joiirne.l of Commerce.  objoction raised    that nearly all the  black and yellow troops that could j period, floaldes the turnover In but  bo put in tho Hold by Franco and Brit- tor, this factory handloi moro pigs  ain aro Moliammodans and that co por v/ook than any othor farmers'  permit thorn to -"daughter Christians 1 concern In Australln  Let us sot about defining our Inton*  tlouy. Lot uii borrow a llttlo fiuiu th*  rash vigor of the tyjics that havo contrived this disaster. Lot uo mako a  truco of our ilnor footings and control our dissentient passions.   Lot us  maico up for lbst tlmo in ihe Inctiitlcn | ro-draw the mnp of Muropo boldly, arj  we meun II lo bo re-drawn, and lot us  re-plan' society as wo mean It to bo  reconstructed.    Lot \ub  go  to  wo������*k  Uro IIy l������ the whole o** wit.  of one race would bo a moro Incite  uiont for tliom to slaughter thoso of  another uuliou. Britain, however, who  probably knows more about tho problem -of govornlnc Mohammedan!*  than all the rest of tho natlomi put  togothor, has como to tho conclualon  that, tho kalflor is a moro dangrroni  foo at tho projient time than any Malt-  df, and will plncn nonio of hor Indian  army In tho Hold., Tho Sikhs and tho  Uhoarltan havo already proved tholr  valor anu thoir devotion to the livlt-  t hdi flnK nnd hoou thoy --111 bo light  j iiif]- Hide by ������ide with tho Kronen n������.  I tlvof*.   After tho problem conutltutod  "It usod to be fluid (lint thoro W)i,<  a larger butter factory in Amorica  than the Byron Bay, mil, the writer  a couple of years ugo trlod to got  particulars for comparatlvo purpose*  without nuecofsn. Apparently tho  American factory wan witlflllcd, thoy  did not" como up to tho coIohboI Australian.  "Tho double ndvantngo of tho Byron Day factuiy In-that tho wholo ol  the money In it IioIoiikh lo (ho mm-  pliers, who also hoo that tho luumm-i*  ment In entirely In their own liaiidn.  An objnet lonnon to fnrinorH, ihl������  concern Is unlquo."  wh-ilo thoro In fitill a llttlo tlmo loft  to un. Of, while our fntilo fine lr������-  tislligoncoa aro busy, each with Ita particular ex/iulnltoly folt point, tht������  Northbltlton and tho diplomatists, tho  Welt-Polit.lt: whlspororH, and tho financiers, tho mllltarlBts, tho armamont  lutorosts and tho CohhucIc Tnnr, torrl-  llod by tho inovltablo ���������������������>������! dawn off  loadmioHii ooclul democracy, by the  loglnniiig of the utupuudoua nu.inpoii������  that will follow this {treat jar and dla-  mon'itrouH biumlering'' Bottlcmnnt, n!nd  tho hit tor Hdito of tho world will be  woroo thnu tho formor.���������Ji. a. WoUto  ' In tho Nation. mW.  m.  1^  Hv-  mmvSmrSSExr.  1  .������ffP  Local and Personal  As an early spring JfcJlood  Cleanser it is excellent.  s not thin the blood  too quickly, and acts as a  Tonic as well.  Put up in Dollar bottles  6  Vk������-v*-.-l*������c,  ���������firvn  X\JM.  *������������T^*  Ores!  iii  iAA  I* 1*4  y������ iratui.i &*t b yg -^������uun ������Ui  S    S        ���������w^lSEB*^  iJmitoa  ORRSTON'  ft*L   B  "W.^Ft  ��������� i  B.  <���������-*  Head  Offices  CALGARY;  VANCOUVER; EDMONTON.  Notice���������The Creston Fruit Growers'  Union will hold a second adjourned  annual meeting at Timmons' Hall,  Creston, Friday, Feb. 26th, at 8 p.m.O  The Methodist Ladies' Aid held a.  successful sale of. home cooking in the  Scott store on Canyon street on Wednesday. Afternoon tea was also  served.   Proceeds were over $14.  Miss Muriel Hobden who was in Cranbrook hospital for an operation for  appendicitis came home yesterday. I  and Mrs. F.H.Price, who was also confined to same institution, came home  the same day.  The Creston Red Gross Auxiliary is  making a shipment of.-work to headquarters at Nelsoa-.v^isy'^^6fc,*''/-The.  refreshment booth at the savory will  be in charge of Mrs. Hayden and Mrs.  St. Jean this Saturday evening.    A .  T. W. Gilpin, whose departure for  j Cranbrook hospital we mentioned last J  ' week, returned on Saturday. The  hospital authorities pronounced his  ailment to w ulcerated stoium-u ami  hewill.return foi"..-treatment in a few  days.  The egg supply is keeping up : in  spite of a rather healthy demand. The  retail price is still 3t> cents*, adoaen.  Owing to a thinning out of poultry  Socks, due to the high price of feed, it  is predicted that the 1915 price of hen  fruit will be higher than iast vear.  j Rehei*sals*have started on the f arce-  I comedy "Facing the Music," which  the Creston Dramatic Club is putting  I on in the Auditorium on March 12. R.  i B. Staples is this year president of the  "club, with Mr. Allan secretary-treas-  | urer: and Hai-ry Leonard stage mana-  Oystersl*    Marmalade?    See Jackson's advt. Page 4,  John T. Black, provincial constable,  Nelson, was a visitor here on Tuesday.  The early reiura'of stood nanture will  be welcomed.   Pressed hay is up $1  tr*-**!  ������V   l*uu.  ;j  i|^,t  he Following DISCOUNTS Will he |  given on IMMEDIATE ORDERS  R. Jarretfc of the 0. P. R, staff at-  Kootenay Landing was a visitor here  on Wednesday,     y  Waotkd���������Man 'to cut wood and  work around''A:x������u^ch.. Apply A. B.  Stanley, Erickuon.  Mi's. G. Loasby and Mrs.T. Aspey  of Sirdar "wbrft   calling c  friends on Wednesday.  Father John announces that there  will be no services in, tho Roman  Catholic churchon February 28.  Mrs. C.'-,0. Bennett and young son  are  away  to Oranbropk: on a  short  *w*j* |J*b*   tjcijuw \jxx xxjjjjxc  nooa  10 per cent on All Other Nur*sery Stock Except |  Bose Bushes  Do not place your order before getting our quotations  : ...34.V.  1 .*,  uvr  piiJnSuvS  The Alice Siding Social Club holds  ������������������������#... -^^.*^^.������i   i^j. ��������� ~���������;-... ^j_' -l���������h   A.~ .^*^.������.x  IWOIWWH     1U������3U MOi'iiUy     Wiu     vU-IiiglilJ.  There will he prissea for the best lady's  and gent's <*osfci*tme85  H. S. McCreath -has completed storing his 1915 supply of ice. a He has -figured it out carefully and advises that  his crop of SO tons will be ample. ,  Some nice catches of whitefish were  made in the   open water in   the Goat  in the  week,   one angler  eleven fine   ones���������a five  Dealers in  MEAT  i  g WhoSesaSe and Ketall  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  and Ovsters  in Season  Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Bennett, entertained in honor of Mrs. Erickson on  Thursday last. Progressive whist was  the order of the evening and the honors fell to Mrs.."W^ E. Brown and R.  UC1U,  XKjii-csuiXieu us  We have the goods, and  our prices are reasonable  Riverearly  bringing  in  hour catch.  The exceptionally mild winter that  Ci-eston has been favored with has  been general all along the Pacificcbast  In Alaska and the Yukon it is the  mildest winter ever known.  Amongst those who volunteered for |  service in the overseas eonting-eat is  Bowsn Primrose "V^ells well known in  Creston.   He is still undergoing training in the 30th Battalion at Victoria.  Rev.; G. W- Blake was a visitor at  Nelson on Wednesdoy.  Good Morning  We are Introducing  American Silk  ''������������������-..'. American Cashmere  > American Cotton Lis  HOSIERY  They have stood the teat. Give  real footwear comfort. No seams  to rip. Never become loose or  baggy. The shape is knit in���������  not pressed in.  GUARANTEED for fineness,  style, superiority of material and  workmanship. Absolutely stainless. Will wear 6 months with,  out holes, or new ones free.  OUR SPECIAL OFFER  to every one sending us $1.00 in  currency or postal notes, to cover  advertising and shipping charges  We will 6end postpaid, with written guarantee, backed by a flve-  . million dollar company, either  3 Pairs of our 75c. ftalaa  American Silk Hosiery,  or .4 Pairs of our SOe. valum  American Cashmere Hosiery  or  or  4 Pairs of our SOe. value  American Cotton-Lisle Hosiery  6 Pairs of Children's Hosiery  Give the color, size, and  v/hctber Ladies* or CJcnti** hoai-  <������ry ��������������� desired.  DONT DKLAY-Oiforexpires  when a dealer in your locality is  . elected*  Tilt UTtRMAUUMftL HOSJEBY CO,  P.O. Box 211  DAYTON,      OHIO.        U.S.A.  JAS. H, SCHOFIELD  Vim, Life mail Acoiilwiit  IriHiirmuif  MtAL TC8TATI5, Wt#-  I RAIL        -        - B.C  OowftiTt/riwo  KwoiwitKin  '������������*���������  **������r    ���������������������������������  PRESTON  B.C.  were servea  and the evening thoroughly enjoyed  by all present.  John Cartmell, stipendiary magistrate, Nelson, was a Creston visitor on  Tuesday and presided at a" sitting cif  the court under the Industrial School  Act,, leaving the same afternoon for  the coast with a Creston youth who  will be detained at ..the Industrial  school at Vancouver for some months.  A vcx^7 plsasast afternoon was ssent  on Wednesday of last week at the  home of Mrs. C. S. Hall of Canyon  City, when thirty-two members and  friends of the Creston W.C.T.U.  asaeniuieu at a social meeting. All  enjoyed Mrs. Hall's friendly hospitality and over $4 was raised toward the  Union rescue home in "Victoria.  The Canyon City Lumber Co. propose branching ont into sheep and cattle ranching this spring .and have closed a contract with Chas. Bliss to wire  fence approximately 2500 acres of block  812 for grazing purpose. This is equivalent to ten miles of fencing and wil^  require some 8,300 posts to carry the  wire. Mr. Bliss is already busy on the  work.  j The Canadian authorities were  officially advised on Tuesday "that the  Canadian troops are doing well at the  front, the whole contingent having  crossed Bafely to France." Creston  hns six representatives in the contingent : R. S. Smith, with the Strathcona  Horse; R. C. Royston with the Highlander**, and Messrs. Foote, Ford, Hope  and Howard. Renewed interest will  now be manifested in the war news.  The following paragraph from the  last issue of "The Presbytorian" will  be read with interest in Croston: "At  a congregational meeting of the congregation of Oak Luke and St. David's  in the Presbytery of Brandon, a unanimous call war-) extended to Rev. S.  H. Sarkissian, late of Rossland, B. C.  As this is one of the finest rural charges in Manitoba, Mr. Siirkisalun if ho  accepts, will havo a nplondid field for  labor."  A Vancouver despatch, dated February 10, announces that tho Second  Canadian Contihgcnt has started for  Europe, leaving for the east in three  special trains. There is at least oight  Creston mon in the force: Lieut.  John A. P. Crompton, and Nelson  TJrowu, Stanley W/.h-o.j, John Stucu  Rrnith, Robert (Sergt.) Huble, Russell  Loamy, Wm. Timms and Irwin Simmons. W. .11, Murdock and TIioh.  Campbell, two othor Creston recruits  went east Home wooUh ago. Tho former to join the IVincoHH Patricia Light  Uovho reliil'oi'4'cniout-N, and iunowNiip-  pnH->d U* be training In England; and  UanipiH'U went oiwt in November to  help (ill out a Hhoita^i' of H^venil hun-  <ii<h1 tiuni in Q(i������;i������3������'n uHoltiiitlit' foi'  the Hi-ennil (-ontingenL  of the 5Coo^en������^T'  Tor a meeting  'l-MtT#-.**������V������T  L; Cowian, of Waldo is the new. moderator. He also - enjoys the ^distinction  of being .the youngest ymeuibei-'of the  pi������sbytery;;''."'AAAA';.y'.;y; a'::'a^':-aaa.aa-'  Creston is in for-considera,ble advice  oa agricultural topics the first week in  March. ,On the yfirst the. ���������Institute  speakers are here for the sp'nng'imee*]?'  ing, and on. the; A fifth. another trio of  ::-c j  ur-a viowxXj  ism and Productiisnycami^paigh.   y      A*-'-  Rey, J. P. Westma,n, field secretary  of Sunday School'and Epworth League  work f or the: Methodist Church in  Alberta and British Columbia, will  preach in Creston (Methodist Church,  Sunday, Feb. 28, at 7.30 p.m., and lecture on Monday and Tuesday evenings  of the following week.  U The young friends of Ruth Lidgate  helped celebrate her eleventh birthday  at a childrens party at the ��������� Lidgate  home on Saturday afternoon. High  Jinks of every desci'iption were on the  program, along with a birthday dinner. The best���������'���������; time ever was the  unanimous verdict of all the guests.  .If,   ���������':������������������ '   <-  The Creston board of trades annual  treat for the members of the legislature was shipped to Victoria on Friday. It consisted of two boxes of extra  choice Spitzenberg from the orchard  of Jas. Cook. They will be served in  the parliamentary cafe arid on each  plate will be displayed a card "Creston  apples, grown without irrigation."  Tho Roman Catholic rectory was  crowded on Monday night for the last  of the pre-Lenten whist drives. Eleven tables participated and the prize  winners were: Ladies Mrs. St. Joan  and Miss Helen Moran, Gentlemen, S.  E. Tiombley and D. S. Timmona. This  will be tho last of thnsn al wavH-ponu-  lar gathoringa until the early part of  April.  Rural Doan Flowolllng of Cranbrook  and Barrister Crease of Nelson, chan-  oollor of tho Diocese of Kootenay wero  In town on Monday holding an official  enquiry into some mnttnrs affecting  Christ Church; and presided over a  t congregational meeting in the parish  hall on Monday evening, The evidence gathered will be submitted to  bishop-elect Drtull, who will probably  hand down u decision on the occasion  of Ids visit hero next month.  7>Ioi.d-ty, lu.udi IhL in tlio date chosen for the oprVng meeting of the Crouton Farmers' Institute, which will be  addressed by tipoakort* sent out by tho  horticultural and live stock r..anohes  of tho agricultural department. Thin  years speakers will bo T. A. F. Wian-  cko, whose remarks will bo on mixed  farming; W. Newton, who will talk  on hoIIh and crons; and M. S. Middle-  ton, who will upe-ik nn hortoculture.  Tin* mooting will be in the Auditorium, ui- Rp. in.  Comprising 125 Acres GRAND FORKS, B. C.  Frank V. Staples, Aeent, Erickson. B.  cm  iiii.!,,,,,*}  \i   i ui in .iiniitMsi  !       S No. 205 Hygp.m.n Waists I-  \Ui I IBM I       I     for .-iris 7% 12 at 65c. I   "IIJIJIU/M      !_    _"���������_     .     _���������_.      - 2  ws* ��������� hi   n  in iiimiw. * - ���������  |    for girls 12 to 15 at 85c. 1  J  e uresi on wieroaiiTBie uq  LIIVaiTED  8  nn  Buy Made-in-Canada Implements  manufactured by t!ie Massey���������  Hanria Company, the largest  manufacturers of Farm Implements in Canada.  Get our prices on Implements and  Sprayers before purchasing  elsewhere.  r��������� -��������� - - ,-.; -    ,::,  tio&^tHmi*i&mmimti*A*iiiik****  mmmtmmmmm  Creston Auto & Supply Co.  CRESTON      -       -       # C.  It. !S. JLJifiVAJS,, Manager  ��������� im <���������  1  .im>>t>m*t^,,]i***t*i0,\tiMi*������t****{*ltHl** ***** **������*>**i������'  1Sm^SmmsaaSSSS  jggtyrjj:  iHilil*ttl*tt*tt.

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