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 ���������vta  say       r      '  e  s  I * A  & it Ail''  _ ytt-"*"    /"j  ^  U i  ���������AaV"  No. 52  CRESTON, B. G, FRIDAY, JANUABY 15, 1915  6th Year  '  US  k  1    SB  *������������������ '  5. .���������  ������������������".���������  i>.  Vi'  Local asad Personal  J. T. Black, chief of provincial poliee  Nelson, paid Creston a visit on Tues  day.  WANTED TO BORROW $l,50o   at  15  Coof-mc.  Wynndel, B.C,  John Lamont of Wapella, Sask. is a  Creston visitor, the guest of his brother. R. Lamont.  F. S. Caiiendar, game warden, is  paying the Nakusp section of histerrg  tory an official visit this .week.  .^ Gordon Smith, who has boen a guest  at his home here for" some time past,  left on Wednesday for Phoenix, B.C.  CANYON CITY  Mr. and Mrs.  A.  D.  jfochin were  visitors to D. G. Lyons "on Saturday.  Frank Caiiendar, game warden, was  lUVAIll^  who were in need of permits to get. a  deer. About a dozen Lames were  recommended.  Mr. and Mrs. C.S.Hall were Crestt n  visitors on Saondav.  Board-of Trade'  A ���������������������������..    1  ft^  KITCHENER  1915 in  the Conservative Assoeia-  piaucu in  The first telephone to be  1915 was this week installed in F. H.  Jackson's store.   It bears the number  80.  wee  "OS" ���������/������������������������������������������.  *��������� and  some drop in price this  now the strictly fresh hen  fruit can be had retail at 40 cents per  dozen.  Youkg  Pigs  young Yorkshire r*igs,  old, $3 to  Creston.  Fob   Sale���������Twenty  Pigs, 8 to 10 weeks  each.���������P.   G.  Ebbutt,  for  tion of  nuu, x~itss.���������������j. ml.���������scuoneiO,iKt.jr.ir.  President���������J. D. Crawford.  Vice-Fres.���������A. D. Pochin.  Secy.-Treas.���������H. E. Young.  Executive���������J. McRobb, J. JE. Wood,  R. G. Leach, W. Carver,Wm.Browell.  The association had a membership of  twenty-five.  Bobn���������On January^ 10, to Mr. and  Mrs. ft. J. Chambers, a daughter.  John McRobb is putting up a log  3 table.  Canyon City Lumber Co. teams are  hauling etdar posts to the siding.  Guy Browell looks as if he had been  in the trenches lor a short tiuie.  He got one hand, run over by George  MeLeed's skate and cut two fingers of  the other hand deeply with the axe.  A ffn.  tux-o  *-**.  piO V AUfAO     J  /ki*������<u& siunvu  The dance at the Social Club rooms  on Friday night was a fcieat success,  the turnout from Creston and Duck  Creek being particularly noticeable.  Good music was provided by the Bnt-  (teriield boys, J. J ohnsou and C. Carlson.  "D ,  ents should note*tbat new pupils  miis-i-register an  appearance at Crest-  ������������������ -.\������ ������v *��������� "hMol'' u/>t" latirt*" ������ijatr~Motfd1iy~xfr  ek-'inake their debut after Easter.  filv^ry   aut-n-r>wa:u' in the   Creston  * Valley has now taken out h's license  ��������� "' . '.for 1915.' Eight of them .have ,been,  >V ~ 'issued, and one moto.r cycle permit.  Mrs. Stocks, who was hastily summoned to Nelson on Wednesday last  on account of the serious illness of her  V     is in, Roy, returned on Monday.    Roy  is on the mend.  The 1915 ice harvest is in  full swing  '        this week.-The sample is oxceptioi;-  '������������������'".''ally-.c.lear,  but not over a foot th Ich.  The City Bakery is laying in a supply  cut on the Kootenay.  . Mi*. Win. Long and Miss Jane Long  left on Moi.day for Calgary, Alberta;  the former to resume his studies at  Western Canada College, while Mis s  ' liong will attend St. Hilda's Ladies'  College;  Tbe, ahortago of food, which has  boen somewhat keenly folt by some of  the ranchers for a week back, is, now a  thing of tho past. Both the Union  and.tho Institute received a car of it  this week. ..:���������...;  -It is a pleasure to bo able to state  that T. Gilpin, whoso sorious illness we  uiunlioiiud a couple of weeks ago, is  Allowing considerable improvement,  , unci a reLurh to his former health io  looked for.   .'������������������''  MIb������ Massoy,  t>f London,   England,  who has been a guest of Mr. and Mrs.  Mi E, Lyiic for the. past eiix months,  ," lottcm ''Tuesday  for Toronto  before  ��������� proceeding  ou tho return  journey to  the Old Country.  The Alice Siding Social Club aro  having a hard times dance at tho club  hendipnuters on Friday, Jan. S2nd.  Nothing short of a "V" will pay your  < admittance If you go togged out In  bllod Bliht aud stiff collar. PrizcH will  Sie (riven for the ������������������hewl," eoHtuieex.   "  Father .Tolin hud another of bin aV  waya-onjoyable whist drives at the J.L  C. manuo on Wtidnetiday night. T*u  tables played and tho evening)* htj-iiora  went, to Mi's. .LB. Momwi, who tied  with Mrs. M. McCarty, but won out  on tho cut, and Bert Artowsmith hav*  hit* tlwt ureiitlemiiii's hi orb score. Iti)''������  I'eHlimi.'ntti, woro <������!������������ Horved. It in  llkujly . th^t two rwwfi _ of ��������� t.h^.'o' at  '' v   homoa will bo bcl������l before Lont.  *-* -"='-  from float-  ieep'  C. Payette of Kitchenei* has been a  Creston visitor for the past few days,  a cl'ent of Dr. Hendei son's, with some  facial troubles.  J, H. Tat trie is the crack turkey  shot in Sandnn, winning five birds at  the late match held there and pulling  down ten bones in cash.  The standing of the series of hockey  games played between the bsind and  town'teams is three wins for the town  and one tie���������in four contests.  I"*       C\        P.WI^OM.        nfUrv      jwrrtr. ������.������ll~.'l 4...  U;*<mn City, Pa. Christmas week, | The bridge across the slough at  ������}wj5������<r +(\ t\\c r\ekfti.Yt t\f TK?g * "bother "s- ' Houd* is now completed- smdis *��������� cre-  turncd fo Creston on Sunday. dit to all those who contributed-their  labor   for it.    It is  PJCtt Oil/    ]JtV<ICUV      LU  ���������H^^ajihigh.tid^^,.._..,  The ^sbobbing" "on the'school'hill'is  excellent at present- and is liberally  patronized.    >  The next at home of the Social club,  'on Jan. 22ud, - will be a Hard Times  BjiII, where everyone will endeavor to  ouivie the others by wearing the rag-,'  gedisfc clothes, or rather tne best  patclied clothes. Those who do not  ������ii ess iu hard time costume, either lady  or .gentleman, Avill pay 25c. extra at  the Uoor, and anyone who changes before the dance is over will, be,expected  to.pay 25c, as this will not be'a fancy-  dress affair. The gentlemen uoti-mem-  b'wrs in. hardtiiiie attii*e will pay the  udual ^5c, and the ladies are asked to  b������.-iiig refreshments. Thero will be  prizes for the best lady's and gent't)  co-sDuuie.; T. Modford will be master  of core-monies.  Thompson & Haggart are breaking  all records in the egg-raising line these  days. On Monday their 72 laying hens  produced them, exactly bO.oggu. Duck  Creek can you beat it?  A fairly large and representative  turnout was on hand for the annual  meeting of the Creston Board of  Trade on Tuesday night, with  President Reid ia the chair.  of the mi'T'-  neeting and  the election of W. B. Embree to  membership, the \ president's address followed. It was a brief  statement of the year's progress in  the Creston Valley, with special  emphasis on the necessity of the  various boards of trade throughout  the province taking united action  to have tiie minister of trade and  commerce and other government  officials do a little- overtime hustling to secure for British Columbia  a far larger share of the export  lumber business within the empire,  lis this connection' Mx������ li-eid said;  "The lumber industry in British Columbia was hit hard, our local company, The Canyon "City Lumber Company.' only   shipping    thirteen   cars  rtni>in������r iX������o Incf rooj  1 will here give you some figures on  the lumber export to Australia during  the last year and which, to my mind,  evevy board of trade iri the province  should impress on the powers that be  the necessity of ojar minister of trade  and commerce securing for our lumbermen the export trade to Australia  which Idaho- and Washington has enjoyed during the past year.  JJUI'llig   tjue^iiiOiitliS^of  AugUnt and  September, Idaho- and Washington  shipped to Australia 46,732.000 feet  whereas the mills in British Columbia  .liA -%-^4- 0*"-t ai>i <V>..^������- .. ��������� A ..* toi Ann mm  uiu uuu Su&p trXlo lOuut a.ixtt til  luLjWUfiAAl  feet produced by the British Columbia  mills ih lSrl3"ohiy ~'*o,G00,G08 feet, were  exported.  In 1913 the expenditure- by the"lumber industry of British Columbia  reached ~the-great .aggregate of $16,  753,000. Under move favorable conditions respecting the export trade this  sum would be greatly.augmented.  The export trade of British Columbia is hampered by several factors.  Among them are: Tiie export timber  trade of the coast originated hi San  Francisco and has been handled there  Chiefly up to the present time.   The  in this neck" of the woods last week.  Mrs. Audeen took her daughter to  IA/    BCO 4-������i.  JCk.IJU{������  ������������6 i���������������s>r i/ncii/ nt; remove*-!.  Kills 2 Deer a Week  .,������_  , A. _ ..  me piaswJi-  cast but she will not be able to walk  for several weeks. Ellen has had a  hard seige of it.  W. C. Forrester, provincial police,  Creston, made an official call on this  city Friday last,  L. C. Payette went to Creston.to  consult Dr. Henderson. He is thinking of having the right s.ide of hi& face  remodeled.  Mr. Burgess left for Athalmer where  he is expecting the position of station  agent.  A bunch of Canyon City sports  came to town yesterday, taking in the  sights, but our hotel should have been  nearer the station as part of them  were unable to find its hospitable  entrance until they enquired the way.  D. Johnson spent the week-end with  his brother-in-law in Creston.  Messrs. Betmrand Curry are in this  district looking for signs of cougar.  The opening ceremonies in connection with the new school were held on  Saturday night, when we were favored with a visit from Supt. of schools  Kamsey, Bev. F. L. Carpenter of Cref-  ton, who took part in the exercises, as  hers   i"i������ m   outside  cost of loading vessels is less in the  DUCK CREEK  . 3. J. Grady left on Wednesday for  NjIsou.  P. Hagen nnd C. Hiudluy wove Cres-  toa callers on Monday,   .  A. Lindloy of Creston was a caller  at Duck Crook on Tuesday,  Mom ad Wigon started hauling his  logs to the mill ot) Monday.  Tho uiiljuul I'upoi't oi' tho Fruit  Gi'OvVori-j Association looks good to us,  but A015 will look hotter.  Mow that the snow has come, the  ranchers are busy hauhng hay and  mulching for the berr.es.  Understand Alice Hidlnir  will give  % biml tinu'M bull on Friday ;**.������. Ain't  it awful whon those glnlcs can't even  forget tho prevailing statu of affairs  even while thoy are indulging hi their  pustinioH.  ThoDuJc Creek Social Club will  hold a dance on Matin day night in Mr.  Cratly'w storm. The music will bo provided by a piano, kindly leVit by Mv.  Grady,   and    vioIiiiH,   Ludiea   pleuuo  bring refreshment,'',   Oentw  l'tttiu   Everyone Invited.  pny pro  United States than in British Columbia. San Francisco and Australian  business houses are closely allied.; The  lack of brokerage houses in British  Columbia controlling freights and time  charters as well as having overseas  connections. Local conditions and the  duty on .machinery increase the cost  of producing timber in tin's province  in comparison with the states of Washington and Oregon.  The president also mentioned the  withdrawal af train service on the  K.V. north of Port Hill and strongly recommended that the. attention  of the Railway Commission bo called to the matter, nnd that thoy be  asked to order a resumption of  train service, failing which the lino  bo taken over by the government.  Mr. Reid presented a detailed  statement of the fruit and vegetable  shipments from tho Valloy this  year, which wo aro compelled to  hold over till next week.  The sooretary-treasurer'H report  showed a membership of 37 in 1014,  with gross reoointR of $234 and an  expenditure of $������.26, leaving a balance- of $8 in tho treasury, ahd out-  Kt-uiding liabilities of $170.  Tho eleotion of oihoers resulted in  the following being ohouon :  Hon. President���������O. O. Itodgors.  President���������R������ M. Roid.  Vice-President���������S. A. Spcorn.  Booy.-Troim.���������Dr. Henderson.  Auditor���������E. Mallandaiiie.  Executive O.G, Bennett. W. V.  Jaekson, ������l. Blinoo, ih HiiHerort, G.  tx>we)il>r*rg, W. H. Cra^rotyl.  Among other matters du-cin-Hcd  well ;is   several  points.  Mr. French, eh airman t f t'bA'sch"<4I  -board made a capital chahrnau, ������nd  during the evening the following pro-  grauj was given.  Piano Solo, "Flower Song"���������Martha  Klockisaij  Song,   "owceu   -aDu   Low* ���������ochool  children      __ -f ^   ,  ,  1 Address of Welcome*���������Mr."French  Song,'If I only bad a Home, Sweet  Home1���������Marjorie Smith.  Address. "Valne of Education in the  Nationals Life"���������Rev. F. L. Carpenter,  / Song, "Garden of Roses"���������School."  children ���������'-.-*-  Address, "Typical Schools"���������S'ipt.-  Ramsey  Duet. "Swinging"���������Dorothy and  Smith  Piano Solo, "Bonnie View Waltz"  ���������Wm. English  Recitation, "The Mother and her  Child"���������Violet King  Song, "Shadows"���������School   children  Recitation, "The Rugglesses' Dinner  Party"-���������Ellen Anderson  Quartette, "Down by the Old Mill  Stream"-���������Misses Eva Storms, Hazel  King, Martha Klockmann, Irvine  Goodwin       ���������  Violin Solo���������Byron Coodwin  Piano Solo, "Mountain Grove  Walts'/��������� Edna English  Solo, "In Old Madrid"~T. H. Smith  The new school is a two-room frame  structure with basement, modernly  equipped and will compare more than  favorably with any similar institution  in the country, when completed it will  cost close to $4,000.  That Christmas week clean .up of  Messrs Beam and Cm-Tie, in the Kitchener country���������when they brought  down half a dozen of the animal on a  four-day outing���������works out at $11 a  day each on the bounty alone, and  this figure should be easily doubled  when the pelts are disposed of. Four  of the skins are over 8 feet from tip to  tip, and the other two are onlyslight-  Their first day oiitday was the lucky  one as they secured three of them an.  that occasion in about two hours, but-  one each day thereafter.   The cOu^ar  would seem to have a decided appetite  for venison and the boys came across  the carcases of four Sartly eaten deer  in one spot,   and those   in   authority  estime that   the average  cougar will  kill two deer every week, particularly  this year in   the.  Kitchener  district  where deer are reported numerous.  Some of their good luck, of course,  is due to the dog they have on the job  with them���������a year old bull terrior  which Mr. Beam had wished on to  him bv Mi's Trotter, who considered  the animal a no-account purp, but  which has-turned ont as game a hunter as was ever known.  Messrs'Beam aud Currie are returning to the hunt this week going In  about seventeen mixes above Kitchener  this trip. Tiiey report rabbits are becoming mimesous again and i*|n'S!*edia-  tely remarked that if the govertiiient  requires a supply of n eat for relief,  work anywhere in these parts if the  game warden will issue them the  necessary permit they-will guarantee  to shoot enough deer in a week to provide for  all tne   needy in  Kootenay  winter.  CRANBROOK  Connection by telephone between  Washington and Boundary points is  being improved.  Tho Ti itos-Wood Co. expect to move  into their now block at Michel this  week. The new store is one of tho  largest In Western Canada.  The llodloy Mining Co., at a coBt of  $200,000 bus completed its power plant  at llodloy. List year this company  paid a dividend of 25 per cent.  for tho good and welfaro of tho  board was tho redistribution question whiob wn.H diRnnfind of bv a  motion instructing the secretary to  write Victoria advising that Creston is opposed'to .being morged in  with with any other electoral district; in other words if it is not  deemed advisable to create a constituency oF Creston that the Valley  be left iai Ymir.  Warm tributes were paid President Reid and Secretary Henderson tor tiiotr hard work during uni  nu������J both were tendered hearty  yotes of thanks for their services.  -The school a'c-opened for 1815 with a  total attendance of 402. Ihe High  school accounted for ol impils.  The regimental ball on New Ye^ars  eve was tiie biggest   and best event of  the Rind in Crunbiook'o hibloiy,  i        i  In order   to conserve   trade l'ov the  market it is proposed to  ci.mpel peddlers of produce Lo take out a license.  The 'entire.- Pantages vaudeville bill  will-be presented at ihe Auditorium  on Jan.. ,1'J una 14. 'jLueru are lour  turns. ...  Between Dee, 31st nnd ' Jan. 7th���������  both dates iucliuli d. no IcsS'tiiun seven  bin lis are reported. Six of tnem were  gins, too? i  ^.ou \.������.i..ic market will be contined.  A iuunagemeu't tim.uiittcc-oi' nix numbers hu������ i/ten iiaineu to handle the  proposition. /  Tho P. Burns Co. Christmas box'to  Sunshine Relief Society eonsisted'of  turkeys, geese, chickens and roasts of  beef for forty-three families.  Mrs. W. B. McFurlano is the 1015  president of the Women's Institute,  which now has WO members. During  the year the receipts were $502, which  does not include $21)6 raised for; tho  Patriotic 1* nnd, : ,  The' -report of the Sunshine jolief  socioty shows that since its organization in 'September' 8fi������ articltis of  wearing apparel havo boeu given out  to needy people and some 12G0 atfciclcu  received, besides food and $8������G cijsh.  Herald:���������The King mill at cifmp 6  waa otarted "thin week with a crcv.'of  about sixty men and will operate for  Home timu cutting enough lumber to  restock the local yawlw, which have  been depleted through smalt ^h���������p���������nnnt^  local sales, etc. 1  'I g.'r.-1,."'.",'., .������������������^���������_ja-!jEj' ',",'i."::s  A Fort Steole corrcsp'ondont writer  Ihcu) liau boon no Ihmv iu that town  for almout a week.  Proctor Farmer'-* Tnstttnto had a  memberHhip of 117 in 1014 aud did over  $12,000 oI'lmshicMH.  Great Korthern itnilwny' oniciaiti  state (<be .company's shops at <1 ran id  Fork������ will iy.op"ii shoHly������  For 10M Vt;rnoii   reports 71 deaths,  Kil oiai*'liixf.i-s( 11nil 4.17 bt������;tln>.    To lOi.'l  <uily 3MM) births wore recorded.  wmweewm  mm  mi  mm  l������^^*WMW'l������M^^  muimmmmmaeutmsi THE .REVIEW, CRESTON, B. C.  It  1 S m^j  ^  By Basil Tozer  Ward,   Lock   &   Co.,   Limited  d London,  Melbourne and Toronto o  since yesterday, you know." theirs,    lifted upon them-as it were, [ against Servia July',"28*    The part o������ his plan might be efficacious, Sir EJfr  "Cake, bread and butter, cucumber  and that from, farabove a negro's face (the Austrian demands which Servia  ward Grey on July 26 formally invited  iid  Delia  coldly;   "if  glared darkly down oh hinv had felt unable to concede touched her {the government-!-of France, Germany  sanuwicnes,     sal  you choose to do without'.your''meals,  it is your own affair."  The millionaire sighed but said no  more, and to Hugh's surprise it was  It seemed t  voyaging  voyage lasted ah extraordinary long  time and must have taken him a very  the footman, James, his cheek still a; long way, before he discovered that  smed to him next that he was I very existence as an independent.'- state, {and Italy to instruct  g through space, and that Hub  and witn regard to these matters she  hassadors to confer  (Continued)  j trifle red, who now appeared with the  ; tea, and a face as near to beaming as  | a well-conducted manservant can ever  j permit his countenance to be. When  the man had gone Hugh Questioned  I Delia with a look, and she answered  ! carelessly:      -  l "Oh, I have had a little talk with  j him. He began by threatening me  i with a summons for assault, and eh&-  i ed by begging my pardon humnly aud.  to be more  careful if  I  "I  "Upon my word,'I-forget," he said, j promising  think 1 mentioned it to my agent, : would keep him on. There is a great  but I'w3s;so annoyed and upset the I art in managing servants."  matter may have escaped my atten- j "There seems to be,", agreed Hugh,  tion. Iu auy case, I suppose the par-j who, however, had had previous ex-  ish which buried the father would j perienee of Delia's extraordinary ill-  look after the child." j treatment of servants and her    still  "I suppose so," agreed Hugh. j  . He sat in silence.    The story and j  the  way  in  which  it  had been   iold.  alike   depressed   him.   He   seemed   to  he was lying flat on his back on the  soft bank of the ditch, his head, which  hurt him badly, - pillowed on tv clump  of primroses.  "This Is the man;" a voice that he  thought he knew seemed to roach  him from''unimaginable distances, and  then he closed his eyes and fainted  quietly away.  When he came to himself it seemed  to him that the whole world was busying itself in revolving round and  round, with himself! for a pivot. Finding this unpleasant, he shut his eyes;  and opening them a Utile later.found  the universe now disposed to he more  steady.   Getting with an effort to hhv prc.te8t to Sir Edward Grey  knees he looked about him, and saw  qxiestiou at issue was one.  offered to submit them to The Hague  Tribunal. The fact that Austria, while  receiving1 satisfaction on the other  points, had made the refusal of the  latter points a casus belli raised suspicions of hep ultimate intentions,  "The real question," said the ..Russian'  foreign minister,'-'"was whether Austria was o crush Servia and to reduce her to the status of a vassal, or  whether she was to leave Servia a  free and independent state."  It had been���������'recognized from the first  that the case of Servia could. not - be  isolated. The aggression upon Servia  by Austria (with the previous consent  of Germany) was hound to involve  other powers.      '  The German government did indeed  that, "the  for settle  their several am-  with him "for tks  have laughed aloud to think that h������*Pxe*?j ,Jt bores ^e as? much m town  himself was  there on so similar an jitself uoes-   Besides, then .Hugh could  errand, seeking help from the teller o? i eol������f with.us, could nt he?  this tale. I    "Certainly," said Mr. Hetherington.  4��������� i amiably; "plenty of room in the car.  1'    "Thanks   very  much,"   said  Hugh,  lUUt;u ������"iiiyjTxScit, S.i viliS S\iviCi<?������. 5U&-  "Well, uncle,"  he said sharply,  have come to knew it' you can. advance I     ���������  m?<���������'o0P-^V.' ,.������������������ i,iVQ" ,������������������> Uflr, Jgestion, for he knew'it was the Heth-  'Tile^c^ JOU,^^,d riet!V;<>rtiTistonS'  custom  to  alternate    be-  ermgfiou.      \vj>���������*������aat tor. ���������i twesn their country and town houses  "It is the least sum that will carry * any   moraent   Uie \vllim   took    them>  Close to him lay the unconscious form Seem to have known this also. The  of. Delia, her faea very white and a relations between Austria and Russia  bruise on  her left cheek. Hugh got i had already been strained by the Aus  itors together,  "Ah, that is bad, that is bad. Dayboy," said Mr. Hetherington kindly, '1  am sorry to hear that. But as to th?  loan, you must call at our oft'ice and  see my manager iu the usual way. He  attends to such matters."  "Has he instructions to he as lenient as majr be compatible with sound  business principles ?" asked Hugh bitterly.  "He has,"    said   Mr.  Hetherington  presen  ly, "it* we shall see that ZZ car hanging about again. Every day I have  been out lateiy," she ^explained to  Hugh, "I have seen this car driving  up and down in the most aimless  manner possible. Generally it is near  that corner in the road where the  wood is. There is always a woman in  it, so wrapped up that one can't make  out anything about her, and the driver  is & colored man���������rather good-iook-  lug.    And  there  is    another    negro  CHAPTER IV.  with some complacence, "i invariably, hanging about, too, generally at that  let all my people understand that that j same corner, where he seems to be  is the rule they are to be guided by.** j aiways sitting and eating bread and  "Then. I don't ihinlt I will trouble j cheese.     One  gets   so    bored    dowa  him,"_said Hugh. here,"  said Delia,    stifling    a yawn.  "DoTno harm to drop in and talk it j "'that one notices  even the  smallest  over with him," said Mr. Hethering- j tiling out of the ordinary."  ton;   "but I am sorry to hear things]  are soybad with you, my boy. If the!  worst comes to the worst you may re- j  ly on me to stand by you," and if you  like I will see if 1 can make a vacancy for you in my own oifice. i am  thinking of retiring old  Parker on a  pension.    When  he  goes  I shall  put  Jones iu his place, and you could hare  Jones's job perhaps, though it ought  to go to young Branch. I could give  you ������2 a* week to start with, as you  are   poor   Mary's  sister's   child."  "Jones is getting .������200, I believe, at  present," observed Hugh.  ������"My dear lad," said Mr. Hetherington gravely, "you must not he unreasonable���������you cannot expect to start  at the rate of pay earned by a man  who has served me well and faithfully for twenty years."  Mr. Hetherington rose as he spoke  and stood with his back to the fire-  ��������� place, looking down severely yet not  unkindly at his seated nephew. He  was a short, rather stout, hut powerfully-built man, with heavy features,  dark thick curly hair, a snub nose, and  thick lips. He were a thin, straggling  beard that he was very proud of for  some reasons, and his general appearance was that of a fairly prosperous  tradesman in a rather small way ol  business. Only his eyes, alert and  very bright, and his extremely big and  prominent    chin, conveyed  the least  suggestion that here was one of the  most daring and successful financiers  of tho day.  "Well, what do you say, by hoy?"  he asked, genially.   "If you do fail to  pull   through,   how   would   you   like  Jones's job'.'"  "I  am   very  much   obliged,"     said  Hugh rising, "but you can find some  other poor devil to sweat for   E2 a  week on  a   ������t  a  week job. Do yon  know, uncle, there are times when 1  could thank God that there is not rt  drop of your blood in my veins?"  * "Good thing for you if you had," returned Mr. Hetherington with undisturbed good-humor, for he was in fact  as absoiutt-ly good-tempered as he was  perfectly selfish and callous, though  his good  temper  was  Hnhte    to    he  broken by Jits of extreme rage,    "if  you had some of my blood, my boy.  you might know enough to soize your  opportunities when they camo to you.  Plenty of young men would lie glad  to pay mi* n premium to get into my  office; but. think about It, think about  it.    1 will keep Jones's job open for  vou for n time, and a trip through the  bankruptcy court often brings about  a good many changes in a man's mind.  Shall we go utid hud Delia?   Perhaps  she will give us some tea if we can't  cautiously towarus her, and remembering that a flask of brandy and some  biscuits were generally kept in the  car in readiness for any emergency,  he looked tov them, managed to find  the flask of brandy, fortunately still  unbroken, and forced a drop or two between her teeth.    To his intense re-  round.  "What has happened?" she asked;  "where are we?"  "There has been an accident," said  Hugh, and even as the last word passed his lips he knew it was not true.  Delia sat tip, pushing away the  brandy flask with an impatient gesture.    *  "I don't want that stuff," she said.  "What have they been doing to you?"  "Eh?" said Hugh, looking down at  himself.  (To he Continued)  WHY BRITAIN IS AT WAR'  The    Causes   "and   the Issues, in  Brief   Form,   From the Diplomatic Correspondence and  Speeches of Ministers  (By Sir Edward Cook)  Hugh stirred his tea thoughtfully,  and it was a moment or two before  he replied.  *'I think I saw that car in coming  here," he remarked then; "in fact,  tne bread and cheese eating negro  was the tramp 1 had my skirmish  with."  "Really," exclaimed Delia looking  at him sharply. "Strange!"  But Mr. Hetherington had been  thinking of something else.  "Did you take a return ticket,  Hugh ?" lie asked. "If you did, you  can give it me, if you are goinc back  with us. Then my secretary can apply for a refund from the railway.",  "Good gracious, papa!" cried Delia  ii*i o������ tisntly.  "Why not, my dear?" said her father, mildly surprised; "there . is no  need to make presents to the railway  company, is thero? It can go towards  the motor up-keep account."  "Yes, indeed," said Hugh, handing  over his return ticket.  "The secret of success," said Hetherington sententiously, "lies in never  neglecting trifles.    Remember,    that,  Hugh, and never neglect any opportunity that comes your way, however  small it may seem."  "I won't!" said Hugh.  Orders hod been given for a motorcar to be got reatfy, the housekeeper  had   bee   informed   that   the   dinner  then cooking need not be served, and  a little before six o'clock a big motorcar was brought round to the front  entrance.   Hugh and Delia took their  place, and Mr. Hetherington, who was  an expert and somewhat reckless driver, and who always acteuV<as his own  chauffeur,  took  the  steering wheel;  and then all being ready, tho big car  and its throe passengers glided away.  "I wonder if wo shall see that ZZ  car hanging about," remarked Delia,  "the woman in its is so carefully wrap-  pod up,  I'm  just awfully curious to  sco hor face."  Hugh started slightly, tho words  jumped so aptly with his own  thoughts.  "I don't think I over saw a car  driven by a nigger before," ho remarked; "niggers are seldom much  good with machinery."  "This man looked like a European  except for his color," said Doha; "1  expoct ho is half white. Look, thero  iti tho wood, that in where I generally  see tho car, Just round tho corner."  "Uncle is going at a good pace," remarked Hugh.  "J hate a slow driver," said Dolia,  It was a reflection of the first of political philosophers that* disturbances  in States, though they may arise on  trifling occasions, do not involve trilling issues. "The present world-wide  war started from the case of Servia,  but involved even from the start,  much larger issues. If only a dispute  between Servia and Austria-Hungary  had been in question, Britain, as Sir  Edward Grey repeatedly stated, would'  have had no conesS'ii ia the affair. But  since, as we shall see, this dispute  was bound to have ulterior consequences, it is necessary to understand  what the dispute was about.  Servia is a small, but very ancient,  kingdom in the Balkan peninsula. It  obtained considerable accesion of .territory as the result-of the recent wars  in the Balkans, the war between the  Balkan States and Turkey, and then  the war among the Balkan States  themselves. The Servian people are  akin, in race and religion, to the Slavs,  of which race Russia is the predominant power, and to which race    also  trian annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Aggression by Austria upon  Servia was certain to be regarded by  Russia with the utmost alarm and in^  oignation. During the Balkan crisis  the Russian foreign minister "had  made it clear to the Austrian government that war with Russia must inevitably follow an Austrian attack on  Servia. It was clear that Austrian  dom: .ation of Servia was as intoler-  ��������� able for Kussia as the dependence of  the Netherlands oh Germany would be  to Great Briain." "It must be obvious,"  said Sir Edward Grey in the house of  commons July 27, "to any person who  reflects upon the situation that the  moment the dispute ceases to be one  between Austria-Hungary and Servia  and becomes one in which another  great power is involved, it can but end  in the greatest catastrophe that has  ever befallen the continent of Europe  at one blow; no one can say what  would be the limit of the issues that  might be raised by such. a conflict."  War between Russia and Austria, in a  cause wherein Germany had supported  the latter must involve Germany as  her ally, and France would be drawn  in as the ally of Russia; The action oi  Austria and Germany in the case ot  Servia was thus likely to challenge a  iouropean war. England and France  and Russia saw this. Italy the ally of  Austria and Germany, saw ii aiso.  When the general war was breaking  out,   the  Italian  government,   . being  purpose of 'discovering ah issue which  wculd prevent complications." The  invitation was accepted by France and  Italy. The uerman foreign secretary  "could not fall in with the suggestion,  desirous though he was to co-operate  for the maintenance of peace" (July  '������W\ .���������>��������� ' ���������'W;������fc' "     '   '  ���������������/��������� ..;���������..---  Sir Edward Grey thereupon saw the  German, ambassador (July 27) and  promised "as long as Germany would  work/to keep the peace I would keep  closely in touch. I repeated that after  the Servian reply It was at Vienna that  some moderation must be urged." On  the following day (July 28) Austrian-  Hungary declared war on Servia.  As the German government was understood to have accepted "in principle," theV idea of mediation by the  four powers between Austria and Russia, it was proposed "that the German  secretary of state should suggest the  lines on which���������������������������" this principle should  be applied." The German, government  made no suggestion of the kind;  Sir Edward Grey's scheme had temporarily been in abeyance-, as the Russian government had offered! to^ discuss matters with the Austrian government direct.' This offer was de*  clined by Austria (July 28).  Sir Edward Grey next appealed to  the German chancellor. "If he can  induce Austria to satisfy Russia and.to  abstain from going so far as to come  into collision with her, we shall all  join in deep gratitude to his excellency  for having saved the'peace of Europe"  (July 29). The Italian government had  simultaneously appealed to Germany  in a like sense.  On that same day the German government made certain proposals to  Great Britain to which we shall come  presently and which the prime minister afterwards characterised as "infamous." But so persistent was the  British government in pursuit of peace  that Sir Edward Grey in declining the  proposals used language of great restraint (July 30), and accompanied  his refusal by yet another "most earnest" appeal to the German chancellor;  "The one way'of maintaining the good  relations between England aud Germany is that they should continue to  work together to preserve the peace  of Europe; if we succeed in this object, the mutual relations of Germany  and England will, I believe, be ipso  facto improved and strengthened. For  ���������that object his majesty's 'government  will work in that way with all sincerity and good-will. And I will say this:  If the peace of Europe can be preserved, and the present crisis safely  asked to state its intentions, replied: , , ..,- ,     .-  "The war undertaken bv Austria, and Passed, my own endeavor will J?e to  the" consequences" which' might result, Promote some arrangement to Axhiet*  had, in the words of the* German ambassador himself, an aggressive object. Both were therefore in conflict  with the purely defensive character of.  the Triple Alliance, and in such circumstances Italy would remain neutral." "We were fujly conscious," said  the German, government itself, "that a  possible warlike procedure by Austria*  Hungary against Servia might bring  Russia upon tne scene and so involve  us in war. in accordance with our  duties as Allies." "As far Germany,"  said the-German ambassador at Vienna to the British, "she knew very well  what she was about in backing up Austria-Hungary in this matter."  Foreseeing all this, Sir Edward  Grey, whose efforts during the recent  Balkan wars had won :or him the  title ���������- of the Peacemaker of Europe,  was early in the field with proposals  for averting war, and the British go-v-  many of the subjects of Austria-Hun-  lur^e ���������e war, anu me eriusn gov-  gary belong.    On June 28, 1914, "the  1���������*??? 'Xe,ff Lt2?,t������ ,5e JeV IaS^  crime at Serajevo"   was   committed,  momeatt of the last hour in that great  - J -    - '  and beneficient but unhappily frustra  ted purpose" (Mr. Asquith).  Already on July 20, having received an inkling of what was on foot, Sir  Edward Grey spoke to the German  ambassador of the importance, if the  peace of Europe was to he preserved,  of Austria "keeping, her demand within reasonable limits." The suggestion  was not adopted. The German foreign  secretary "considered it inadvisable  that the Austro-Hungarian government should bo approached by the  German government on the matter"  (July 22). The Austrian ultimatum,  which the same minister "admitted  that the Servian government could  not swallow," was despatched on tho  following day.  On July 211, having hoard from tho  Austrian ambassador an outline of  what the Austrian note contained, Sir  Edward Grey pressed upon him, as  also upon the uorman government,  the desirability o������ persuading tiio Austrian government to extend its lime  namely,* tho murder of the heir-apparent to the throne of Austria-Hungary  and his consort in the capital'of Bosnia. That province, once a part of the  ancient Servian kingdom, had fallen  into the possession of the Turks; the  administration o������ it had been given to  Austria, by the Berlin Treaty after the  Russo-Turkisli war, in 1878; and in  1908 Austria had annexed it. The Austrian government alleged (hut has not  proved) that the crime Of Serajovo  was a culminating point in r. "subversive movement" organized by the  Servian government "with the object  of detaching a part of the territories  of Austria-Hungary from the Monarchy." On July 28 the Austrian government addressed an ultimatum to  Servia. Austria had boon "left a perfectly free hand" by Germany. It was  admitted by Sir Edward Grey that  "one naturally sympathized with many  of tho requirements of the ultimatum,"  and that "the murder of the Archduke and come of the eirenmstaneos  respecting Servia quoted in the (Aus-|umit. Tho Russian government took  trian) note aroused sympathy with the same line. The German ambus-  Austria."  Russia also admitted  that sudor was Instructed to "pass on" Sir'  have dinner yet; 1 am hungry." a., , ��������� ,   .  ���������il.���������y wmit oiu into tin* ������������,:i,..1������Ms-     ftml *mw ^W" a������<>Wtt so much for  the lower lawn found   ilnoH m *,urt ������' luo ������'������������������������b*K expenses."  gethcr, and on the lower lawn found  Dolia, who lifted her eyebrows at the  sight of h������jr father.  "Why. papa, have you Aniahort  t>v.<:uriuK tU i>������-o|,m; umL ai-kinfc," thuiu  for nnmh^ru''" ������he asked n������ who runK  ���������.i. nm-Ul \u-\\ that utood i>t-iw   ]������ir.  "Quf(c, my dear." unsworn! Mr.  nethcrliigton. "I ain bad to boat, thfty  tell mo. but. I do know whon I am  boat,* find that cipher thlnff lms boen  \t\o imidi fur im*. Ku wlion HnvM  came In 1 hud u llttlo bon/lro in the  fireplace, and that Ik the end of It,"  "dim! to hoar tt," mid Holla.  'Hot 'uiyitiiiiK iiuiui im in.., jyt-,iin7"'  Inquired .Mr. H<ithr>Hi'gloii mon hi v. "f  iiiiV������">   iuiu   uuu4iu������   t.0   tin.   Im   kl������L<+'u  vf  IWil������������  1.1.HW'   vv. n. ii. mn  They approached the corner and  swung round It at a high rate of  liVQJm, and as thoy did ho all three of  thom p.a\v anothor ont coming towards  them���������a big car of which Hugh hud  only time to notice that it \va������ driven  by a negro,  "8U tight, it's all right, lots of  room," called M������*. Hctherinftion over  his shoulder as thoy iwung round tho  corner; and he drew his car so clone  to the mile oi the itxtii that Uh vthc^ln  grazed  the  cdjjc  of  the  ditch.  Hut tho oth&r car mf>m������d to wwervo,  ������<mi; "������������<! hi one awitt. imitant icrcw  hu������o and formtdahlo, and acmnod to  vl������'������ up above them an though It leap-  {od upon ttiMn, and Hnw.h wi** con-  I noIouh of m Mtiddftn UMift lmpronMlon  lli.it. t.h!.s oilier axv wjui oMmblnc upon  "tho demands woro reasonable .enough  In Borne cases." But thero woro two  features  in  the Austrian  ultimatum  which caused alarm and    regret   to  those who desired to bog the peace  of Europon maintained.   Tho first was  tbo inclusion of a time-limit, so short,  (forty-eight hours) as to loavo diplomacy llttlo time to avert war. Tho second was that what Austria demanded  within   48 hours was not a reply but  tho reply dictated by Austria. "I had  never oorore noon," tmld Sir Eawiud,  "ono state address  to another independent state a documont of so formidable a character." The Gorman foreign  Heo.rotary "admitted that the Servian  government could not swallow curium  of  the  AtiKtro-IIiingnrlan    uomandn."  Sir Edward Uroy advised Servia to go  to tho furthest possible point In mooting those demundu, and similar advice  was fflvon to her by Franco and Russia.  Tho Sorvlnn government replied,  within the appointed time, coucedtm*;  the Rroator part of the Austrian demands.   The conceded demands were  of a very uliiiiKont character. Tho Her-  vtun ropiy '���������involved," nulu mJ* iCM ���������..;������',!  Groy, "tho greatest humlllutloa that  he iiutt M*,er m.*-u a couutry. imderco."  NuverthelcuH,  Austria  roiuued   to, wc-  cent  the reply,    and    declared    war  'pass  Edward Grey's suggestion, but tho  German forolgu secretary said tliat  "there would ho dolay and difficulty  in getting tlmo-llmit extended," adding, "quite freoly, that tho Austro-  Hnngarlan govorurnont wished to give  tho Servians a losson nnd meant to  take military action."  On July 24, havng received the text  of tho Austrian ultimatum, and foreseeing that If Austria attackod Servia,  Russia  would mobilize, Sir    Edward  Groy propuuud that "G;,nr.;.;;y, I^anoo,  Italy and Groat Britain, who had not  direct Interests In Sorvla, should act  together for tho sake of peace, simultaneously In Vionna .and St.  Peters-  burjr," "m tho vvtui vi ihe >7.*h<I!<.-<���������*  botwnon Austria and Russia becoming  hroatenhtg." "It would be very desirable," ho said to the Gorman ambas-  sudor, "o get Austria not to precipitate military action and.so gain more  time,   nut none of us could inllnenco  AuMtrla In  this direction unless Oer-  many would propose and .participate  hi nuoh action at Viounu." Kiuoco wuu  favorable to thin plan..So was Italy,  Htihrii*' *.������m "������t������;ltc rt.-uly *.z ?,*.z,v.* zz'.iz  and leave tho Question In the hands  of Ih'jjluid,  rrttJioe.    Oormuny    tutd  Italy."   ��������� (laving  Uma received aeaur  Germany could be a partiv by which  she could be assured that no aggressive or hostile policy would be pursued against her or - her allies by  France, Russia and ourselves, jointly  or separately."  On the following day (July 31) Sit  Edward Grey gave proof of his  sincerity and made a further effort for  peace.   "I said to German ambassador  this  morning that if Germany could "  get any reasonable proposal put* forward which made it clear that Germany and Austria were striving to preserve European peace, and that Rus- '  sia and France would be.unreasonable  if they rejected it, I would support.it  at St. Petersburg and Paris,   and so  the length of, saying that if Russia and  France would not accept it his majesty's government would have nothing  more to do with the consequences." In  order not to leave this promise in the.  region   of  generalities.   Sir  Edward  Grey threw out a particular sugges- ���������  tion.    "The  stumbling-block hitherto  has been Austrian   mistrust   of Servian assurances, and Russian mistrust  of Austrian intentions with regard to  the independence and integrity of Servia."   If Germany would sound Vienna,      Sir   Edward   would   sound   St.  Petersburg whether it would bo possible for the four disinterested powers to offer to Austria to undertake  to Bee that she obtained full satisfaction for her demands on Servia pror  vided . they.-did. not   impair   Servian  sovereignty and the integrity of Servian territory.   That Russia was ready  to  accept   such  a ,solution   is   clear  from a peace-formula which her government     had  drawn  up  in  concert  with   Sir  Edward  Grey;    Everything  turned on Germany,   On that day. ������ho  sent an ultimntr.m to Russia.  In tho oarly morning of August 1  (!U0 a.m.) tho King of England and  Ills ministers made a last attempt to  secure peace.   The  king tolograplied  a personal  mesBUgo  to  tho  Tsar.  In  this  tho king first sot out the text  of  a   communication   from   tho- German government.   Tho Tsar had previously requested the Gorman emperor  to modlato betwoen Russia and Austria, and had "given most categorical  assurances  to  the Emporor, 'William  that RuuhJuii troops would not mova  no long  as    mediation    negotiations  continued." The Gorman government  In Its communication statod that th*  cmpoi-or was dcairoua to modlato and  complulnod that such mediation wa������  frustrated  by  tho   Russian mobilization.    King Goorgo wont on to say  that he was "most anxious not to mlo������  imy n/tcmiidiity of avoldln/r the torrlbto  calamity which threatens tho whole  world;" he nppoalod  to tho Tsar to  removo any misapprehension   which  might havo occurred; he proffered hi*  rrood nfflcwi "to rirnlf't 1*n r^onnrdni** th*  Interrupted    conversations    botwoea  the powers concerned." 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Curing the 'Present Year  " In spite of the depression from  which all interests suffered more or  less, evert before the war broke out,  it may be interesting to recapitulate  tho outstanding features of the work  the C.P.R. did during the " present  year from January up to date on its  whole system, -r  r At*-McAdaro Junction the c.P.R. recently completed a new machine and  erecting shop; .and added over one  mile^of new storage tracks to their  yard'at McAdam-Junction; a fireproof  elevator with a'capacity for 1,000,000  bushels -" with. an - up-to-date power  plant was completed this summer   at  improvements ' to the terminal facilities. ' The improvements at the passenger and freight terminals at - the  Windsor-station are- marked by bulk  and efficiency/ 'Th'S^tram shed, which  is just completed, is one of the largest  of the most mpdern^ types now in use.  At the same lime the improvements  at Place Viger,-which have been in  hand for three* year's, are now completed. These, in their entirety, of  station, hotel and trackage, cost nearly $5,000,000.  The union station at Quohec has  been commenced.- There was the  double track bridge at Lachine which  icos't. nearly $3,000,000; the neW Lake  "Shore Line which was opened for,  Lridiicin.nine: the new station' and  viaduct at Toronto which are only  held up temporarily; the extension of  the Kippewa Branch line 10 miles ia  a northerly direction: a 30-mile extension from Expanse to' a'junction with  the Weyburn-Sterling branch of the  C.P.R., and which will be completed  this fall; the line between Swift Current and Empress, a distance of 112  miles, and which will be completed  this year; the main line cut off from  Swift Current to Bassano of which 150  miles are completed; the 78 miles cf  the C.P.R. branch from Lacombe to  Kerrobert, a new extension; the operation of the Alberta-Central Railway  to Loehern, a distance of ,65 miles  from Red Beer; the great tunnel at  Jttoger s Jfass; and of which o������e mile  of the pioneer tunnel had been completed; the C.P.R. depot and terminal  offices at Vancouver; the Kootenay  Central which is now Open for traffic,  from GoIdenV 60. tailes south. Yvork on  this road is being pushed vigorously  on the line to: join up Golden and  Colvalli;''".'the opening of the Esquimau and Nanaimd line from Parks-  ville Junction to Courtenay.  Tho CJP.R. is interested in the Kettle Valley Railway, and in connection  with the same it is building a line  from Midway to Penticton���������a distance  of 134 miles, 76 of which are already  open for traffic. A line from Penticton to Osprey, 41 miles in length, has  been completed, and work has been  commenced on a new line between Osprey Lake and Princeton. The Kettle  Valley Railway is also building a line  54 miles in length between Hope and  Otter Summit. A part of,the track  has already been laid.       l :  In addition to all this,- which is  merely hinted at, and which is k record of eight months, the C.P.R. has  continued its policy of double tracking all the way through.  DISEASE IS DUE TO BAD  vmv   jt*s*. ^"v*������������������*.  BtAJULP  To Cure Common  Ailments  the JBlood Insist fe  Rich and  Red  iflA  ��������� -- - ������rf  ill  dis  38s that afflict  humanity are'caused by bad blood  weak, watery  oioou poisoned by im-  brush at the bottom of a gulch, some-  nurities.     Bad   blonrt   is   thp   oausR   ofl^v.^-.- ^j-t-.^^--^,?  ������������,. ������u���������>.:���������  ���������     i-i--  The Bear That Got Away  Your true hunter reckons not the| ffZ  hardships of the trail.    He welcomes} g;  thera.    They increase his joy. Even.)  disappointments have a certain fascination.    Ho tells you with great gusto  of the deer he didn't kill, and includes  the incident in the story he sends to J  his  favorite  outdoor ��������� magazine.  Con- '  sider the following paragraph, taken  from an account of a bear hunt:  While putting   the   dogs into   the  purities. Bad blood is ��������� the cause of  headaches and- backaches, lumbago  and rheumatism; delibility and indigestion, neuralgia and other nerve  troubles, and disfiguring skin diseases like. eczema and salt rheum  show how impure the blood actually  is. No,use trying a different remedy  for each disease, because they all  spring from ��������� the one cause���������--bad  blood. To cure any of these troubles  you must get right down to the root  of the trouble in the blood, and jthat  is just what Dr. Williams' Pink Fills  do. They .make new, rich blood and  thus cure these diseases when common medicine fails. Mrs. John Jackson, Woodstock, Ont., suffered from  i both nervous troubles and a run  down condition and experienced a  complete cure: through the use of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. She.,,says: "I  was a sufferer for a number of years  from neuralgia and a general debility of the nerves and system. I had  tried several doctors and many medicines but, to no  avail until" I began  A/1.      Vt'UUMUlO       JL.1AJLXV    M.  tt-lJ3.        AL     LUc     |,I.I1JC3  I began the Pills I had grown sb bad  that-1 could hardly be' on my feet  and was forced to wear elastic bandages about the ankles. The pain I  suffered at times from the neuralgia,  was terrible. I had almost given up  hope when I began the use of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. In the course  of a few weeks I felt an improve-  rinent, and I gladly continued the use  of the Pills until I was once more  quite well and able to attend to all  my household duties."  1 If you are ailing begin to cure  yourself today with Dr. Williams'  Pink   Pills.     Sold   by   all     medicine  thing attracted my attention up the  mountain side on the rocks. I looked  up and beheld a fine little brown bear  gazing down upon us. I threw my gun  to my shoulder and fired, but an instant late, for just as I pulled the  trigge'r he dropped out of sight behind  the rocks. The dogs saw him, how*  ever, and the chase was on. Mr. Bear  turned "into tire brush and down th^  gulch he came, with both dogs close  at his heels. Close to the Rancher  they-crashed through, the thick undergrowth���������so thick that it was difficult  to determine which was bear and  which was dog. The Rancher got in  several shots, but with no effect. Down  the mountain we ran, dogs and bear  in the lead, everybody yelling to encourage the dogs and in the %ope of  scaring the bear up a tree. Breathless  and weary, we finally got to the dogs,  who were lying down under a tree,  'all in' and no bear in sight. His pace  had been too hot for our unhardened  pups and he had escaped." (Now hear  the conclusion of the matter). "It was  the Rancher's first bear and he was  much disappointed hot to get him. We  were all agreed that it was the best  sport that we had had in a long time,  hence were pretty Well:;. satisfied."  ' It was "the Rancher's first bear,"  even though it escaped. There spoke  the true hunter.  THE  KAISER'S DESPAIR  Pills of Attested Value.-^Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills are the result 5f careful study of the properties of certain  roots and herbs, and the action of  such: as sedatives and laxatives on  the digestive apparatus.   The success                ^               the   compounders-have   met with at-  flfip.iftrs nr b" sia" at K0'cents a. boxi^*3-3^ the; value^ of their work, Thesa  oxTsix" boxes" foi*::lp2750"from" The Dr*|PiiIs have been recognized for many  Williams'  Ont.  Medicine   Co.,   Broekville,  A Little Stretched  "\AThilA   VlS'iti'nP-**'   o   rio-iVho-ctr   in   T ;/\r������/I Ain' ���������  Uncle Hayseed stopped in front of a  "movie" theatre poster on which were  displayed pictures of lions, tigers, elephants ..and other African wild animals.. ,:' , - "'������������������  "Great guns, Henry!" her said to his  nsphsw, "I'm mi^ht" "lati to leave  town Saturday afternoon."  "Why  are  you  sO  anxious   io  set  away?" asked the nephew.  /  Pointing to the poster on the -wall  Uncle Hayseed read aloud the wor������?s:  "To be released on Monday."  years as the best-cleansers of the  system that can be got. Their dtcel-  lence was recognized from the first  and they grow more popular daily.  "Yes, I may say l have an ideal hus*  band."  "An Appolo for looks, a Chesterfield  for mannersi" rhapsodized the girb  "Thoso things don't count in hus-  ReaJizing That the End  is  Near,  H������  Makes His Will  (From Our Special Correspondent ia  Berlin).  It is rumored in Germany that the  emperor now realizes that his number Is up, and is accordingly m'akins  his will,'revoking all wills made heretofore.  The will is said to read as follows:  This is the last will and testament  of me Wilhelm, the superswanker and  ruler of the sausage-eaters, recognizing that I am fairly up against it, and  expecting to meet with a violent dea Ji  at any minute at the hands of brave  Johnny Bull, hereby make my last will  and testament.  *��������� I appoint the Emperor of Austria -o  be my sole executor (by kind permission of the allies/.  1. I give and bequeath to Franco  the territories of Alsace and Lorraine  (as this is only a case of returning  stolen property, I don't deserve any  credit for it, and am not likely f* gefc"  it either).  2. To Servia I give Austria.  3. To Russia I give Turkey, for the  Tzar's Christmas Dinner.  .4.' To Belgium I should like to givs  all the thick ears, black eyes and  broken noses, that she presented mo  with when I politely trespassed on her  territory.    '���������.'���������:��������� ^-.i-.  5.    To Admiral Jellicoe I give  all  bands,; my  d^ar.    ^e^  aosu of his salary i^,,.  h>..{   ^.J-    a���������a     H'aat.    n7  How's This?  W* Offer On������ "Hundred Dollars Reward Jor any -case of Catarrh that  cannot ba cured by Hall's Catarrh  Cure.  F. -?. OH.tSNS"? & CO, n'olt-flo, O.  We, the undersigned, have known B\ ���������.  Choney for tho la3t 16 years, and beltev*  htm perfectly honorable In all vbustnees  transactions and financially able to carry  out any obllgatlona made by his firm.  NATIONAL BANK OP COMMJBRCJEJ,  Toiceto. O.  Hall's Catarrh Cure ts taken Internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of tho system. Testimonials sent free. Price, 76 cents per bottle.  Sold by all Druggists. *'  Takfi Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  sober and brings mos  home."-���������-.Pittsburg Post.  "I thought you had thrown Arthur  over."      -  "I did, but you know how a girl  throws."���������-Philadelphia Public Ledger.' ..���������......".���������-.  Nothing as Gcyjd For Asthma, Asthma remedies cdme and go but every  year the sales of-the-original .-'Dr. J.  I). Kellogg's Asthma Remedy grow  greater and greater. No further evidence couid be asked of its remarkable  merit; ���������It-relieves^ .ItJs.always of the  same unvarying quality which the suf--j  ferer from asthma learns to know.  Do not suffer another attack, but get  this splendid remedy today.  CCO MA  EASILY OGNqyE  Peevish, pale,, restless and sickly  mil lid ren owe their condition to worms.  Mothor Graves' Worm Exterminator  .Will relievo thorn and restore health.  Dinah (omplo: od as waitress)���������  Yas, mum, I am a-loavin' dis placo  tomorrow.  Mistress���������Why, Dinah, whatever  can havo dtaploasod you with your  position? Havon't I boon troating  you wall?  DInahr-Oh, yas, lndood you havo,  mum. But to tell do truf, iu dis houuo  doy am too mtioh nhlftlln' ob do dishoB  fo' do fewness of do vlttlos.  The Essential  The Sunday School teacher was  talking to her pupils on patienco.  She explained her topic carefully,  and, as au aid.to understanding, she  gave each pupil a card boarlng the  picture of a boy fishing.  "Even pleasure," sho said, "requires tho exercise of patience. See  tho boy fishing. Ho must sit and  wait and wait.   Ho must be pRtient.'  Having troated tho subject very  fully sho began with tho Bimpliest,  most practical cmcslidn:  "And now, can any little boy toll  mo what wo nood most when wo go  fishing?"  Tho answer was quickly shouted  with one volco: "Bait!"  A Distinguished Cabman  It is stated that Kaid Maclean is the  only man who ever drove a hansom  cab from the coast of Morocco to tha  capital. The Sultan imported the  conveyance in his craze for modernity  and civilization, but forgot to import  a cabman or to make a road, so the  Kaid mounted the perch, whipped up  the horse, and set out on a journey  of some hundreds, of miles across the  country. He arrived safely, although  on one difficult mountain pass the  wheels had to be taken off and tho  body of the cab carried ou the back  of a camel.  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  ���������"GaHoHno Is getting very high."  "Yen; tho wolf ia at tho door ot my  acarago.'!!���������Kansas  City Journal.  Mlnard'o Llnlmont Relieves Neural  gia.  A New Yorker of wide-experience,  has written a book telling how the  tobacco or snuff habit may .be easily  and completely banished in three days  with delightful benefit. The author,  Edward J. Woods, 280 A, Station E,  New York City, will mail his book, free  on request.  The health improves wonderfully  after the nicotine poison is out of the  system. Calmness, tranquil sleep,  clear eyes,, normal appetite, good digestion, manly vigor, strong memory  and a general gain in efficiency are  among the many nervous benefits reported. Get rid of that nervous feeling; no more need of pipe, cigar, cigarette, snuff or chewing tobacco to  pacify morbid desire.  peao uoat. destroyers ana ileet of  ! Funkers, what's left of them; He's  I bound    to have them in the end, so  this is only anticipating events:  6. To John Bull I give what's left  of my army, as his General French  seems so handy at turning my men into sausage meat, I suppose he means  to finish the job with his Kitchener,  the champion German-sausage cooker.  7. To the British museum I leave  my famous moustaches, souvenir of  the greatest swanker in this or any  other age.  8. To Mrs. Pankhurst and the wild  women I leave my mailed fist, they".l  find it useful, no doubt, when they resume their Militant tactics.  9. To Sir Ernest Shackleton I leave  the Pole. I've been up it for so long  that I regard it as my own property.  (Signed) H.I.M. WILHELM.  Lord, of the Land, -Sea and Air. Not  forgetting the Sausage and Lager Beer.  Signed by: the above named WILHELM as his last-will.; In the presence  of us his ministers and keepers present at the same time, who in his'.presence and in the presence of each  other, have hitherto subscribed cur  names as witnesess.  Baron Von Sauerkraut.  ������*.  is*.  <U������   1V#*.>  The Bad Boy'n 9trntngem  Tho worst boy In tho school wa.t  always in trouble and wns tho terror  of tho school mistress. "What you  ought to do," said Mm Bardom to tho  tonchor, "Is to trout lilm with mor^  consideration���������punlnh him with klnii-  *iobh, you know. Bond him** to my  houso, and I'll try the otfoct of my  nystom upon him." in due time Utilo  Wttltor put in nn avponrnrvco v,t th';  houHo of Mrs. Uardom���������at least, a  bright, looking boy appeared upon tho  fiooho. Mrs. Bardom showed him  round tho garden, Intorostod him  with pretty pictures, played lively  music, and then mil lilm down to u  good fount. "My, dear," ulio tuiko-I  eventually, "woro you not extremely  unhappy whon you utood in tho corner  before all your .classmates for punish  wont'"  ���������Tloaoo, m'm," iint-wornd tho boy,  "It. wnHn't. m** vou hhvv in tho conior  ���������It w,v.i Walter,"  "But aren't you Waltor, my doarV"  "**.U|   iii'iii,      X'ili      irfoddlol      Vv"uil������)i'  comn hero and Uiiten io you."  Improvement of Highways  Of a total sum of $1,200,000, voted  by the Saskatchewan government for  highways' Improvements, $1,002,685.84  was spent on tho roads during the  year ending April 30. 1914, according  to the annual report of the Saskatchewan Highways Commission tabled In  tho house a few days ago. Of this sum  $507,517.02 was spent on road improvement direct and $417,065.69 was  spent by municipalities under commission regulations. For stool bridges  and concroto abutments there was n  vote of $300,000, tho total sum spent  on this class of constructon being  $837,483.18.  Corns, Warts, Bunions  romovod  for nil tlmo    and   without  pain, by applying Putnam's Com and  Wart Extractor.    Contains no acids,  never burno, always curca, promptly  and offoctlvoly. Uao only "Putnam's."  A clergyman visiting a school, and  trying to Illustrate tho moaning of  conscience, asked n clas^ of hoy������ thn  following quostion:  '���������Supposing ono of you stolo a ploco  of sugar and put it in your mouth,  nnd some ono camo in���������what would  hapnnn?"  "I'd got a tlrraBhing," piped a small  volco.  "Yoh, but your face would become  red, wouldn't It? What would make  it do that?"  "Trying to swallow tho sugiir quick,  ulr."  Shipowners'Ack Protection  The government Jmve been in communication .with tuo imperial government with respect to the measures  taken for the safeguarding and insurance of merchant shipping under the  British Hag.  It is learned that difficulties have  arisen bctwoen shippers and shipowners in consequence of the wish oi'  the latter to insert in bills of lading  a clause to cover obligations, which  thoy undertake as to any voyages  under tho .war risks insurance  scheme, to call at a port in tho United  Kingodm for information, instruction  or advice from the Admiralty or  some other department of tho gov'  ernmont beforo proceeding on the  fianl stage of tho voyage.  Tho clause in question covers tho  cargo equally -.'itli the ship, and does  not projudico tho shipper's interests,  an.l tho government hopes no further  objection will to mado to its Insertion.  Graf von Munichlagerbier.  LIGHT BOOZE  Do You Drink It?  Mlnard'o  where.  Liniment for  sale  every-  Soubrot���������Ilavonyolp thinks a groat  deal of tho Prosldent.  ���������Joiiunuau���������x������s'.tne prosiiionr. did  him tho beat turn anyone can possibly ] but I liked tho taato of Postum, and  A minister's wife had quite a tussl#  with coffee and her experience Is ia-  foresting,   sfio says:  "During the two years of my train*  ing as a nurse, while, on night duty.  I became addicted to coffee drinking.  Between midnight and four in tho  morning, when the patients wore  asleep, there was little to do except  make tho rounds, and it was quite  natural that I should want a hot cup  of coffee about that time. I could  keep awake better.  "Aftor throe or four years of coffoo  drinking I became a nervous wreck  and thought that I Bimply could not  livo without my coffoo. AH this tlmo  I was suhjoct to frbquont bilious at'  tacks, somotimos so sovoro as to keep  mo in bod for several days. (Tea Is  just ns Injurious as coffee because  both contain the drug caHelno).  "After bolng marrlod, Husband begged mo to leave off coffoo for he feared thnt It had nlrendy hurt mo almost  beyond repair, ro I resolved to mako  an orfort to release mysolf from the  ���������hurtful habit.  "I began taking Postum and for a  fow days felt tho languid, tirod fool*  ing from tho lack of the coffee drujj;  do an actor.  Soubrot���������What was It?  Comedian���������-Gave  him  nn  niidlonon  Judge.  *l*V fl B.I III (PIl* n<?* mo-r--A nec'M*at'y  than 3sti'otlpajf," "jiTmy  -   "v������   - - -"���������"���������       th* dirnom mireculon* til I-  t*cy, nr������d hai,mte<'������nfti"5,*>f Antityphoid Vtsccltmtlort.  ������v ViCwtAU-J JUviVlf Lj yuul Ijliy.icUil, ������.nl dint  *j,Vui- I.tmlly.   it ia (Mono vital tUaii liyuae lii^urancc.  A������k your pl>y*lcl������n, druitcl't. ur "end for ' Iluva  y.nihBrt 'ITWlmM'"' itlllntr <"���������' TyphaiA Vntflne,  ������*������tu intra ������*������������������, *ii<t ulnneftir frotn T*j*p!"o!d Cftnlers,  M<������������UCI������I������ VACCIM1I * ttlUMt UNDIM u. ���������. oov. I ic������m������  Dr. A.���������Wliy do you nlwayn mnlto  such particular inquiries an to what  your pationlH oat? Does that rsslst  yon In your dli'ignmilti?  Dr. 11. -Not thnt, but It onnblos mo  to nacortnlii tlu-lr nindiil po.sltlou and  I arrange my fens accordingly.  "I'm all fngRod out."  "VViiiii/n   tlio   troubleY"  'i'vtt boon invny for ������K wr-ckr: routing."��������� UotroiL Kr������io  I'icmh.  "Aro thov well iniitf.-r'"  ^���������'Perfectly,    Nu-'u nrriltl oi' :;-|"-.)(<.  ........  ....'.   ....   .... . .   .... ���������   .    I,....      i.i.-  imll irro/������ t*������v>">i  that answered for tho breakfast bov-  orngo all right.  "Finally 1 hofnn to fool nlrmrar-  lioadcd und luul ;.toadior nerves. Alter  a year'n use of Porttum I now fool llko*  a new woman havo not had any bilious attacks slnco I loft oft* coffoo."  Name given by Canadian Pontum  Co., Windsor, Out. Head "Tho lload to  Woilvillo," In plcgM.  PohImiii coniua iu two forms;  Refjulnr Postum���������must bo well bolted,    if.i. und 2ne panltagoit.  Itibtant Pouvum���������In h Holublo m������������������'  ib'i*. A toaiipoonful dlstolvoii (illicitly  lu n etui of hot. wator and, with croam  unil luiriir. mulc(<!-< n dn1inlnui*i bovwr-  ii!,'m InNti-ntly.    30c nnd fiOo tinn.  Tho con p^r r?"fi> of both I'lmlti l'j  :ihf>ii< tho name.  im'h;ii u ic-nixun    iui   .'o.uu.n,  ...1    *..     <������...,   i....  Miiiiiiigii!  UttUHItiE  WBpWWWi  -- {!ffis$P^W$ftl$^^,������fPffiT'W^'mip&i4* ���������-���������-flBUgtj ill* Hi wWnJlr  c4������smy������^^to,-*������rtM'0-J' ^'HJ^U-isaWagaaBvwwr^^  nr-nw^'xt V|������-ift -i  "*'-  S-8 i*  'A  FUE   nRFSTOSy RPVlPUf'available horses on   a peace footing  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.'  Subscription:   $2 a year in advance;  ���������tff.60 to United States points.  **��������� *6   ���������  ���������    - -* "-^ -*��������� -***J>    V ������������ WVA    CVUIH  ^^Vtl.t.'L/Jv ���������  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY. JAN. 15  Why Are We at War  78,000.     Horses   in   Austria-Hungary 3,000,000.  In. the detail of horse equipment  one must remember that only-  horses of a certain class are suitable, and even these are unfit until  they have become "battle wise,"  which they only become after considerable training.  jni"ts. gem-a* way most* oi us con  answer the above question, something like this: We are at war because in order to invade- France  Germany invaded Belgium, the  neutrality of which country we are  pledged to respect.  But, to quote the Victoria Colonist, this leads to a series of questions: Why did Germany invade  France? Germany invaded France  because France refused to cease  preparations for mobilization.  Why did France prepare for  mobilization? Because she had reason to believe that Germany and  Austria" contemplated *&n attack:  uoon her allv. Ruh������������������-  Dismissing aii the details set out  in the diplomatic correspondence  and conversations, one chief fact  emerges from them, namely, that  in July last Germany was absolutely prepared for war, and her agres-  sive policy demanded that she  should make war while her opponents were unprepared for it.  The_new military programme of  France and Russia would, if time  were allowed for them to be carried  out, place Germany and Austria at  TT*  ^.C    1 ., Z~  i.V,S������4w     .���������.*  one vaiug, anu tne supply or norties  immediately available for service is  another. L' ":������������������'���������"���������.'"  Taking the 1902 figures as a  basis, and with a liberal allowance  for the supplanting of horses by  motor   cars, one������ authority states  the war is to be ended only by  finsiicisi *s������siaustion  ws sni^ht* ag s  well resign ourselves to about ten  years of it. *  We have become so accustomed  to real money only being coined on  the strength of a certain gold security; knowing also what happened  to citizens who produced tho counterfeit article,  we overlooked the  pOSSibli������t<*r that' SO iQ&ig l������S t**6 pnnv  supply oi papex held out���������and..the  government fiat was excersied���������f  paper money cpuld be turned out  world without end, amen, if necessary.  But while Germany might legal-  THS  HOMB  OF   THE  ���������V&4&&3S&T  S   f?W!  .1*  s  that Germany with more than  '-3,000,000 "men" under arms must  require more than 1,000,000 horses  at all times.  The number of animals killed in  battle is great; but probably the  number that break down is far  greater. Horses, to stand up under  hard work, must have plenty of  regular food and frequent opportunity of resting.  Granting the German fleet continues bottled up  and the importation of horses continues impossible ;  remembering    that    the   Kaiser's  chief source of supply will be Austria, and not forgetting the difficulty of maintaining hordes of  horses  I in the winter  time,   it will  not be  j surprising to learn of the camplete  \ paralysis of  large divisions of the  i Germany  army  for lack of these  animals.  1   COMMOOIOU������  J'.'"   - ^SAMPLE '    ,  ACl***?   ������������X������jr I'Ulllft     *������������������������������***       AVVrKSbO       *������������U       -WW***^  mercial paper within her ' own  boundaries and compel her factory  magnates and tradespeople to  accept it at its face value, she cannot work that game on those neutral countries from which she is  importing considerable in the shape  of food supplies and munitions of  war. For these she must pay cash  not wor bonds or other worthless  securities. She can gold brick her  own people, thanks to the army,  but she cannot impose green goods  upon the United States, to mention  one important neutral.  a CtisSiQ vantage- volujjShsg witn  those powers. Therefore, if German hegemony was to be established  it was necessary to strike at her  rivals before they were fully prepared to resist.  That this will be the verdict of  history we have no doubt at all. If  the result of the war should be the  establishment of German supremacy, it would be claimed and justly  so for the Kaiser  that  he saw the  Losses About Equal  Of the making of statistics there  is no end���������nor, apparently, of the  subjects on which a statistician can  make computations���������and the present war seems to be a fertile field  for those of a statistical turn.  The   Colonist's . manipulator   of  figures has just demonstrated that  the casualties of the French, Germ-  Opportunity was  ripe  for securing a������ asd British   armies now at the  it"'and struck ��������� before his adversaries  had time to get ready.  Germany invaded France in the  belief that she could repeat her  triumph of 1870, aud then be ready  to overwhelm Russia. To accomplish this it was necessary to violate  the neutrality of Belgium, and this  act forced us into war.  Whether or not we would have  gone to war in any event need not  be discussed. We are only concerned with what has happened,not  with what might have occurred.  Horses a Factor  Still another factor looms up that  must he reckoned with in determining the result of the present war,  and that is the supply of horses.  Horses are specially required by  the cavalry, the artillery and for  tho transport branch. To date we  have seen no estimate of how many  are in une on either side, but the  number must bo enormous.  Tho International Encyclopaedia  '-ditioii of 1002, givos some statistics which, though probably too  low for the present war will give  some idea of the number of horses  required.  Great Britain���������29,257 regular  cavalry, 10,000 yeomanry, Anglo-  Indian 25,400. The number of  iiun'iw" in the United Kingdom wiih  put. at 8,000,000, of which 70,000  wi*������v ������aid to be  fit for oavidry pnr-  front  are exactly twenty per cent,  in each case.  His findings are as follows: Germany with 4,000,000 meiv in the  field has suffered a loss of 800,000  men killed, seriously wounded and  missing. Great Britain with 300,-  000 men has lost 60,000 men of all  ranks according to recent reports,  and France with 2,000,000 men has  lost 400,000 men.  Enlarging on this theology it  would seem to be sane reasoning to  assume that seeing the warring  nations above enumerated having  lost twenty per cent of their fighting strength in four months' campaigning the war at its worst can  only last another sixteen months,  and that the nations that can bring  up the largest reinforcements are  certain of victory; all of which goes  a long way towards oxplaing the  insistent demand of Lord Kitchener  for men and still more men until  the enemy is crushed.  Whatever way the loaeeB of tho  different armios are computed it is  evident that, proportionately speaking, the amount of bloodshed is  greater than in any previous war.  Statistics of the past show that  of those who aro engaged in battle  one out of every eight is either  killed, wounded or aro missing,  whereas in  the  present war   tho  Franco���������70,121 cavalry of all  rank* ; horwoH i <iqumvl W mobiliza-*  ������.iaii, '150,000. ���������',."���������.'���������������������������''  HiiHHia���������147,5!10 regular cavalry,  including CoHMaekH, with a luwerve  of 70,000. The cHtimated number  ,.f' hm'������*.u 'k^xohtbh. iu 9% i\i\l\ i\(\i\  Germany    09,452 cavalry of  all  ���������������������������lar'M'H.    No mention m made of the  r.umbri' of ho men in tho empire, but  it   hi   *imd   t\v>1 7ft flftO wtM.    nvniil-  .1.1..  Real Money Unnecessary  Just ixh we had got nicely through  throwing up our hatfl and shaking  hands with all and sundry ovor the  fact that Britain's rooout war loan  of over a billion dollars had boon  over-HubBcribed at least two hnrid-  vfil Cold, mill i-������Miiimilw.riiii/ that not  many dayw ago in order to 11 oat a  war loan Germany found it nooen-  ftarv to arlutarily commandeer a  nowtion '*!' t.ln������ rn������bli������Hhvi������io*H. it **v������hh  I vrtflt'W >������ vwlo miJ-, fo   li������.v������ thA f*t'*f������  Austria ---47.000 rtlHi&bt cavalry; I urday Evening Pout remark that if  Concerning Dances  Ejotto'r Review ;  Sir,���������1 trust your highbrow readers  will not be too severe on you for what  they may adjudge the lowering of the  dignity t>f this column by allowing me  to suggest a slight diversion from  Creston's orthodox dance programme.  My understanding of an arrangement of numbers that is popular in  town was that in evidence on New  Year's night, and taking it by and  large there was no fault to find with it  ���������by the youngerz-feet���������though to those  travelling along at about middle age,  for instance, with some of these it was  felt that the menu was a little shy on  what old-fashioned people commonly  call "square" dances.  Ido not propose to expound or expand on the merits or weaknesses of  either the ���������'square' or "round" styles  of tripping the light fantastic. Offhand we would say the authorities are  mostly with those who insist on the  numbers wheie no "caller off" is required. Take the waltz, for instance,  who has forgotten the one-time  popular  Waltz me around again, Willie I  Around 1 Aroimd I  Around 1  The music is dreamy;  Its peachy and creamy.  Oh don't let my feet touch the ground I  Or, concerning the two step hasn't  popular opinion -been aptly expressed  by another ragtime specialist, something after this fashion���������  I'd rather two ������tep than waltz, Bill I  I'd rather two step than eat I  Waltzing is fine, but a two step for  mine���������  I'd rather two stop than sleep I  But notwithstanding the somewhat  abundant supply of literary opposition  of a sort in favor of tho waltz, two  stop, et al I respectfully submit that  out of deference to some of the older  attendants nt theso functions an occasional set of lancers might bo introduced, and hero and there an old-time  quadrillo given a place���������always provided that there aro enough present  to make up tho "head" couples for  each set, so that tho mixups and  breakdowns will not bo too much in  evidence.  No ono will seriously dony tho beauty of a sot of lancers; tho various figures that constitute it give ample  scope to demonstrate tho poetry of  motion at its highest standard. It is  ali*o a number that thono none too  proficient at 'round' dancing can toko  part in without Iohs Of dtp-nity���������If tliep  aro troubled that way.  The quadrillo ts an old-thnor, of  course, but it can't bo boaton for putting llfo Into a gathorlng���������provided  the floor mtumget' is a live ono. While  not oh Htatoly at* tho lamwrH, It can \w  rocomniondod on tli������ ground that any  one with an oye In their head can  Tl.*      * ������'������������������ I    w ������ 4 " ���������* ���������-��������� *'  uumta and V given thi-in confidence  and an Kpp������*iii<o foi i,\w otiuir muni  thhiguon tho progratmuo tlum making  Hcurco tho male *Hpocios of wallflower���������  *���������...������ ..-> .M.... ������������  ������t   v**iK>wii'V**r  rHs.sm&x and Most  POPULAR HQTJSL.^ #AT  THE KOOTENAYS     g  Run pn ||;ric% ttp-to-4atc  lines. l.Un^xcelled service in  al)   departments.      Kitchen  mp y ��������� *��������� >   \ * \^m. ���������. ^ft  St-ftH     * IllClllCiillg      COu|������������ ,  ������sa  white ladies.    Every  comfort  siid attention give������ to guests  The bar. is s upplied with  only the best brand of goods.  \B  HlfH - WHii  S%   LriHHL  ���������  ill!     #������     l~i  l@������BBi  ~       "sirs      sb   BBagigg    B B Si SI   UHH'I'iBHffllS'a'a  sa  BIB      ALAa-_SSlS^i3������i__  yi nyunyiiiiiM  who would like to read all  that happens in the Creston  Valley from Sunday morning  to Saturday night? You get  tired of writing���������everybody  does���������let The Review tell  the news in the most interesting way it can be told to them  is  ��������� - 4  \      3  Mail us One Dollar only and  we will send The Review to  any address in Canada or  Great Britain for Six Months.  If you wish to boost Creston  here is the easiest, cheapest,  and   most  effective .way.  MIIMIIMIHWW������������������������  wuaawutMMiaM  TON REVI  mm      ^^^^^  Ww    ^1      mxQ   ^^ W^^ffli     tow     W*  mWlt*tJt������j     '- -���������     kMH   kjauuiK  tftM*t^       u^b|ibu*      ^itfrrMi.  '    IrM       Ud . ^^^^i^ .^d^^.  ^Tf||i.-:l.'::������-'^  ^* >*   13   m   M B^-4 .   M \m%        mm  ���������a tMi  hiff you for wpaco.      TiciirioonoiUfl.  /  lk..,****H::!!,E  >llll(llllltHIUHMlUllU������UIIIIIIIHIHll!   niymiiiirm r'nimir''  mmm 9.1  s>  SS������s������l  i  m������ *  *V������  nvt  OM  w  t������  B&  i*  Bfltatac  tt  Hi  f  J  SHsCfe  mm%  I  \  i  H&  \  bhK:1  i  .1  t -  K J  S'ii'-il'te  F ������������������  ';  1  {  s  THE CRESTON REVIEW  'tt-  A,.  - re  i3^  mu w*  tem^b<^tm& &\ /UU   will  make   no   mistake . ������fe  t,,nY   '.-F-h-sa; you get off the train ��������� ���������������  ���������-ii, *"'     ii*-'. >e.  via   - b-mmw  if you sigsa the register at ^  Thie police court fines at Trail last  year were over $1,000.  Most of Revelstoke auto ownershave  taken out their 1915 licenses.  Kaslo brass band has spent $350 on.  new uniforms for its members.  Greenwood's ' brand new  post-office  will be opened'for business in March.  The profits of the Trail smelter are  Si&i/o/^-r'm^  *iU Atataiitiate  this.    We   ||  1 fc^>   i,^ .4- .. J * study  the  comfort of oti������ guests,   gg  "If***?*   -    J*-**  j* study  the  comfort of oti������ guests.  " The rooms ���������* are well' furnished in  a manner ub-to-date.       ' '  *������j>  I  J^umbermen^  Ranchers,  Tourists  KG?  Ki5  ^  ������F3  nrjsrs  * *-as7  My  ���������._^..-=r = iwoZJk  r-q^xas������3y>*55fX������������3S?  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMjTJND WALKER, CT,0^,t.!^D^D.CJ-, President  ^JtEXANDER ������Jl!RS>, General Manager JOHN AIRD. Ass't General Mansges  OIPPL, $15,000,000     RESERVE FUND, $13,������80,000  Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank  3>f Commerce to be operated by maii. and will receive the same  ���������careful attention as is given to a!! other departments of the Bank's  business. 'Money may be dcpocited or withdravn in this way as  .satisfactorily as by a personal visit to the Bank, j     sm  \SJ--  __ _- _\  ���������u. G. BEI\Nii.xr Manager Urestoa Branch  367. ���������  J.'JftM*.!,^.  Vernon provides a free skating rink  for its 57 German and Austrian prisoners Ox *wasv  Paul Johnson.' a Vernon trapper  hung-up a record of 65 miles in seven  hours on skis.  - Ore shipped from Rossland mines in  December wg������ ,0-6^9 tons heavier than  uuo oomt- luuiiiiil iu X01O.  . Chicken pox'is prevalent in Nelson.  In Grand Forks; chicken thieves are  annoying some of the citizens,  Penticton bad only eight fire alarms  last year, and for their services at  these the fire brigade got $183.  -A        D/LmT\(\Y1tlf\,H      ���������f-l'WMit*       Woo       r*t*v%rvt*4-       *5w������  Okanagan  Lake near  KeIo*i  last  week.    It was 3 feet 4inches in length.  As against 1913 the Vernon customs  receipts fell off $7,000. The building  trade showed a decrease of some ������128,-  000.  Phoenix "Women's Patriotic society  cleared $54 serving refreshments at a  bonspiel in that town on New Year's  Day.  Kaslo aldermen claim the balance  of revenue ovpt expenditure of the  city's water system for 1914 will be  $2,500.  The provincial executive of the Conservative party have decided to post-  ������vnr������<������    t-Viai-a.   artrsstal      .-=/\r.;jan*-'An    i>r������i-5S  r                next year. >  At a repeat performance of the" Koss-  land Sletliuulst Sunday School Christmas   concert $28   was raised   for Bel-  n   tun   wi   lesuaiB  Ladies' Mocha Gauntlets, reg. $2,25, now  $1.50.  juwiuico   wuuci wear m,v.-3 a^. uiiv^s^  Menfs Heavy Wool Underwear at 95c.  Men^ Heav^Work Shirts, 20% off.  Men's Fine Wool S&irfcs reg. ^2.50, now  Frints and Ginghams 12Je.  Flannelettes reg. I5c., now 12Jc.  fife...������������ ������ 'ws9 vi -  a  W������S C������s5s gezf& J'ecsr  pttee.  See our HALF-PRICE WINDOW,  LANG&STJt&K-��������� ^   UU,  THE QUALITY STOitE  I reesf lushes; and  Ornamentals of Every Description from the  Largest and ,Bi*?.st;.*,Nu.r*sery in the West  1000 Acres Under Cultivation  Buy From XHS '  Our Specialty:  "One year trees oh 3-year whole roots"  ;������������������.���������*-'���������*.''��������� Growu and Packed by Men of Lifelong Experience  NO IRRIGATION NO WINTER INJURY  Write fnr 80-page Illustrated Catalogue to  David D. Hobne,  Nakusp,  P.  O.,  or A,  MILLER,  Arrow Lakes CRESTON, B. C.  tammat  ��������� ���������tv.  -i;-yv7'"-"  ^101 a   iaaiWOo W   CaBlM  jj  Shipment of McLauglin Sleighs and Cutters on Hand  "  TEAM   SLEIGHS  Harness, Single and Double and Supplier on Hand  ���������;.,-;���������,.; pever^VS������tQo| Se������P6nd-Hand Harness ;  SleiRha and Cutters * COAL FOR SALE  HV'SiMQ.G.pe:e!th,Prop.  5' Phono 10 ' Bdtdtw Avcnub Box 14  ^-;f-#������-'������4a;&^  _L^  ,n; i'.'  \ o%VM^M-E*:;���������.i'!.',.;'���������', ' ���������:''���������*.''  ��������� mohey %%  Lojihh may be obtained for any purpose on acceptable  ; Cori^spondenie fiolJcitiecl  ��������� * 'c-j ���������  ' I       !'.  AX.  AGENCY   COMPANY  ���������ftO /������������������-..      "'"'���������I .. . i "     *<���������"*������ .*������  .*w   * m������a..;   .������-^** .w������'������ *������.'  JuCAVJif^.  ���������*t-> ���������������-���������������*"���������*wV-������-r>      s*t    x  ������^A*ja.x v jtii*.������������.', \j\jt\t.  The headquarters of M. B. Wescott.  provincial erovernraent district engineer, have been moved froni Nelson to  Revelstoke.  Kunf. Bros. Rossland merchants, &riy  they did a heavier- Christmas trade  year, than any year since they hav  been in business* ���������  No marriage licenses have been issued afc the- courthouse, Ferine, since  Dec. 9. Dan Cupid is apparently on a  protracted Xmas drunk.  Fernie being the regimental headquarters of the 107th Regiment, a  bugle'band is being fcrmed consisting  of .13 bugles and three drums.  Kelowua Farniers Institute will ask  the Dominion department of agriculture for a loan of $32,000 to enable  ranchers to purchase dairy cattle.  PrJncetbn farmers, who lost all their  grain last season through drouth and  grasshopper pests, are after the government for free seed wheat, oats, barley and rye.  The provincial government is to furnish relief to miners in the Alberta  towns of the Crows Nest pass, where  the mines hove been idle almost the  entire season.  Penticton's roller skating rink is so  well patronized tho management has  been compelled to order more skates,  when the new ones arrive ISO pairs  will bo available.  An Okanagan trapper reports furs  plentiful, but io marketing only & few  on account of prevailing low prices,  The bulk of his catch ho is saving for  next season's market.  Two ,potitions aro in circulation in  Grand Forks; ono asking that tho provincial government qloso the hotel  bars at six p.m. and tho other favoring the present*' selling hours.  A forest rcsorvd of approximately  -100 squaro miles has boon set aside  in East Kootenay In tho vicinity of  Elk river, according to tho current  humborof tho British 061umbiaCjo-  'BOttc.''  ���������'������������������'  VciTion ih\7^i--V^Utn'iCudut^ to^y  tho Thursday half holiday goes into  oftt-ot, aiul stores in all tho principal  towns of the Okanagan will close at  ono o'clock on Thursdays throughout  tho year, except In rnioh woekH as contain a nt-it.ntory holiday.  Tliwro aro now 57 Gorman and Aun-  4.1-liui oriNonorH In 1.1 w������ V**.*cr������o������������ '������i������j>������>n-  i.iont prison, and are homiod iu tho  building flrtt ui;ed as &. provlnclai jail  and Inttorly as a branch of the Hospital for the lu.>ai;^.   "Jihv.y tumu pviucl-  nnv ������lf������f.rlf������f.  Cougars are plentiful in the Lardo  district.  The Kelowna Fair Association Is  $3,000 iu debt.  Trail school paid out over $8,000 in  ocuaiica ioSii yvo/V,  Sleighing is excellent in most pax-is  of the Okanagan.  Golden has been alotted ten more  for the third contingent.  Moving sietui-e shows are to be resumed at Phoenix shortly.  Kaslo has disposed of $9,000 of electric light debentures at .S3.  Greenwood hospital started the new  ^-^������������������ .n:<.Tu-���������i���������  jh j.* j   js&SZL    ?>&������/.������  UL22^       JL^LtA.   ������?������������.������,������;?������ V^.  To date   Golden  has raised  almost  The first robin of the season ivea  seen at Revelstoke on Friday last.  Kaslo's four hotels have applied for  a renewal cf license for sis months.  At Otter lake the Great Northern  railway is cutting 10,000 tons of ice.  Robson Farmers' Institute has a  membership of 83���������a gain of 20 over  1913.  The Ledge claims turkey dinner  were plentiful in Greenwood New  Year week.  GET YOUB  Plumbing, Tinning anu  Done   by  *m ^^ m !���������    ^^ W*\       'I    (*���������   **   **���������   ���������rw ratryin.Ji* Ml. jS  ^������ 9    ^J-    n ������ a s a "ss ^^r-  The Hflrisrtiction of  work   ���������*���������"  dose  ia  ������������r������3 i������������n������<- atrer the price is forco^'et*  NELSON  ������*W������*ii������   ���������>**v*S*m    aStSmmv.  *?������%**Ea  I^argeEnglishBerkshireBosrCrastos  Boy (SllOlJ for service at Mountain  View- Ranch. Fee $3.���������Stocks &  Jackson, Creston, B.C.  Ell  DEALER IN  High classBoots a nd Shoes  *M'^MMMH������tMMMH,M*nAl)lHiMaBVl*>'''*W,W>tM5S5SlWwil^i3  \      Sodtiie and Harness-  Repairing a Speciatiy  The Nelson patriotic fund donations  are up to $2,060 at loat report.  Thirty now pnpils were admitted to  the Nelson schools at the beginning of  the term.  The ladies relief organization found  comfortable homes for throe children  last year.  The civic, relief organization hae  forty men at work cutting wood At  the.mountain depot of the G.N.R.  Tho Baptist church membership  shows a gain of 10 for the. post year.  Tho Sunday School attendance rose  from 00 to 110.  Ori account of clrcumstancca arising  from tho war the annual eonvokifciuu  of tho Conservative Association has  .been indefinitely postponed.  It is stated that Judge Forin may be  placed in command of the proposed  West Kootenay regiment of militia  that is to bo formed shortly.  W. A. Thurman yesterday lost a  valuable imported Irish rotriovor pup  whtMi the animal ran in front oftlio  auto fire truck v/hich was uomirng down  Wawl atoot hill.  TMcaday, Jan. 10, is tho date which  has boon sot for tho opening of tho  annual bonsploi! of tho British Columbia Curling .'nuufionlntihn whl^h will th*lr?  year bo lu-ld in Noloon.  Saturday's sesBlonof the public mar  kot wab poorly attended on tho pari  of tho citizens, though thoro was a fair  attendance of rauohon? and the puppty  of produce on sale was good,  During tho year from Fobruary, 1011  tit .Tl.niiHtctr. lOIf*   9(*|   fftmU(i������.i   tv^nKm-  ^ - ' .    Ing 114 persons woro taken care of by  tins Local IliiHof tHicIoty aud pixtviuod  with provisions and fuel, oxduulvo of  thoUl hauipoiri  wlkich woiti nuiitout  I ,.,v.   r������l, ..l^'v.....   *+.n ^,������.l..l.   t,��������� .������.���������     .. ������.  ,  .  ...  1 .... -.,    -  ,|..   .-M.^k   km t  &**  SYNOPSIS OF OOAIj MI NIG REGtJ  LATIONS   .  .Coal mluiitg rights of tho Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alhertn  tho Yukon Territory, the North-west'  Territories and in a portion of the Pro-  vine of British Col nun bin, may be leased  for a term of twenty.ono years nt  ah animal rental of $1 nu nore. Not  iiiui-e i'uuu 2,560 u������r������H will be lensed to  Gua   AppliOHtlfc  Applioatlo" for a lease mxaBt bo made  by tho applioiiut inporson to the ARent  or Snb-Agent or the distriot in whloh  tho rij/hts applied for nro situated.  In snrvoyod totrritory the land meet  ho drfloribod bynootions, or logal snb-  d'vinionn pf oootloiia, and In nusurrvAyed  torrlt^ry the trabe applied for shall be  stokod ont by the applloant himself.  .  Knoh npr.limitinn tnnmt h* f**'������'*irjp���������~l--5  by a foo of $5 which will bo irAfuiudod'If  tho ri������hta applied for aro not Available  but not othorwlno, A roynlty nhaTl lw  pnid on tho merohuntablo"output of the  mine at tho rato of flvo cents per ton.  The person operatiug the mine shall  famish tho Agont with H\tnn retnrnr*  iiooouuting for.tho fall quantity of mor-  ohnntnble coal mlnod nnd par tho roy-  alty theroon. If th^ *������><>n! mi-nlsic r!j:htp.  are not being operated, auoh rotnrnii  siiouUl bo furnirtht^l at loast ohtie a year  Tho Ioaho will inolndo tho oool mining riahta ohly, but the le������������eo may be  permitted to purohono whatever available aurfaoo HghUi may be oou������ld������rod  QCCvuJM*>������y jOi' i������Mi \nwm.*iuii- i������*   iuw  UlillH  at tho roto of $10 an nore.  For foil utfcmiutiot) Application uhoutd  l>e made toiho Secretary of tho Depart-  itiki It r\0 ���������!���������*������ T������������������m<������I.������.   try**--���������������.������..     ������~ ������������. .... ������..  Agent or (inh-Aatm ot Damluklon Laud*-*  W. W. OORY, h  Doputy Miuinii,f of the Interior.  N.  B.��������� Uuauth&rlieed piablieailoiu of  r..u.4,uviJ.mvuivuiJ V������*il Ul|K> IM) IMI1U (Or.  I        wmMtommmsm  iiiiitMift^ttii^^ :.; T^E.KByilfi;W,'--''C B. C.  I *jw������-o���������������I������������������ ���������g -  ������������������ "1fl?������3wj������fwujn,5?ft*wi!SK50^  e  attdyoi  es  DESK WORK  EXACTS PENALTIES ff  Liver and Bowels slow down, |  Tens them up with h  j     Use of Rubber in  Mending. Body    iTransmissio*n of Sound Through Water]  When tissues or organs of the body I Sound istrans-BitteS through water  are damaged and living grafts are /faster thaxi through air and farmore  not'available for repairs, Inert sub-1 accurately, both as to direction and  stances are sometimes  introduced to (volume.   Submarine signals have been  replace bone, cartilage or fat. Silver  has proven a very valuable material  supplied by the metals, and paraffin  has been found suitable lor certain  applications.  The use of rubber for internal  mending is a quite recent subject of  experiment. About five years ago Dr.  Sullivan, an. American physician,  showed that the bileduct could be replaced with a rubber tubs, and since  en sheet rubber has been successfully tried for such purposes as closing the aperture in a damaged blood  vessel and repairing the torn abdominal wall of a hernia victim. The  rubber patches tend to become covered with living tissue after a few  months. *  The latest idea is that of Fieschi,  25c  and   60c  at  all   Druggists  and   the Italian surgeon, who replaces lost  Stores.   Take Abbey Vita Tablets for' substance with porous sponge of rub-  Sick Nerves. | ber, into which living cells penetrate  -���������"-���������"              ..  -                ���������    '. ������������������������������������.. 1 and thus build up new tissue. A tam-  T.      .���������_       ,   .       _    , i pon of rubber sponge effectively clos-  me   way   ot  trie   *-rog i ed'the aperture-in two operations-for  The extent to. which the actions of: hernia of the thigh.  animals are determined by pure unroa-;   soiling instinct is a matter of some ; Jt -ras*jfie������ pQr itself,���������Dr. Thomas'  dispute. It has been stated that a; eelectric Oil needs no testimonial of  frog will snap at any small moving ��������� its powers other than itself. Whoever  object regardless of its character and j tries it for coughs or colds/for cuts  of hunger or satiety. Some experi- j or contusi0ns, for sprains or burns,  ments seem to indicate that the frog j iov pams m Ule limos or bpdv, well  Is capahle of greater discrimination i ial0w that the medicine proves itself  tnan aas o-een credited to turn. lhus, ��������� an(i ueeds no guarantee. This shows  for example, a frog was offered hairy j w-ny t,,js ���������%������ *g <��������� geaerat use-  caterpillars, which it promptly seized [      *' _ _  and  with equal promptness spat out: ��������� . ��������� .  ... ,    .   .,  ..  again.    But after about from four to! Prince   of  Wales-   Motto  sevea  such injudicious  attempt    the,     According to a press correspondent,  frog had learned his lesson, and there-! Welshmen have a theory abcut "Ich  employed in various forms for the  purpose of preventing collisions of  vessels at sea. A new type of warning device has been perfected, to be  used under water, in the form of an  electric oscillator or vibrator. This is  attached'to the inner side of tho vessel's hull and is capable of transmit;  ting a note through the water, a distance of more than 25 miles.  The sound-'waves aro produced in  tho oscillator by the vibration of a  diaphragm., which obtains its motion  from electrical impulses induced in a  cylinder of copper inside a casing,  suspended iu an electromagnet. The  sounds are received by a similarly  constructed mechanism' of reverse  action. In making tests of tho machine, a song, from u talking -machine  record was plainly heard in a tank  of water located a good distance from  the source. It is said that the echo  which is returned to the ship from an  iceberg or other object can be utilized to orevent disasters.  $*%>*&%%. REPEATING-  ���������B  tJL   A. JO.  JUJf.   "a  ^>ai^  I *ALi!C to a representative sporting good9  ��������� dealer or a big game hunter about game  rifles and Reniirigton-UMC ia on his tongue  -tri a minute,    >    !  '. He knows that Remingion-UMG Big Game Rifles  iieive stood the test of actual service use. He feels safe  in recommending them to friend and customer, as a  friendlv favor or a business transaction.  Critic's Highest Function  To ascertain the master curreut in  the literature of an epoch, and to distinguish this from all minor currents,  is the critic's highest function; in die-  charging it he shows how far he pos  sesses tho most indispensable quality i  of his cttiee���������justness of spirit.���������Matthew Arnold.  Rem. calibres.   He either has them'nrstock already,"  or can get them for you. ���������'������������������'������������������.. ':'-���������.', ^ ;.-**aBgT-=-.-^'---; ''i^y>~  To keen your gun cleaned and lubricated right, use. Rem Oil, :���������   -  the new tjowde.r solvent, rust preventative, arid .gun lubricant.  REMINGTON ARMS-UNION METALLICI CARTRIDGE CO. - Windsor. Ontario  j Guard   the   rising   generation ���������������������������by    nsing   always i  the  hoisie  EDDY'S  I  after refused similar fare. In another; Dien," based on a tradition that at  experiment earthworms were so con- i his birth_ which took place at Car.  nected    with    a source of electrioitv :. narvon- Eiuwaxd II. was presented,  m  -"������-  of the Heart  of discomfort.    However, he refused   the baby, is said to have exclaimed,  for      seven   days   to   touch   another -| "Eich   dyn,"  the  Welsh    for    'lour  f worms.    Similarly the frog' ta������j?*" .  ... ���������   .,-.     ,,, , .  pronunciation   ot   this   Welsh  species p  could  be  fsiiffht   rf>   a������Oi  ia  vorms  en  The  which oil of cloves or a'clcium chloride : Phrase is the same as "ich dien," to  had been spread, although such "doc- \ which  it ftas,   it is  suggested,   been  tored" prey was not spit o"t^ but o.aly i  digested.  l5^>aiH-i������r������kl'������r  which it nas,  it is  suggested,  corrupted since.  Remembering that this bahy was  the first English Prince of Wales, the  Welsh explanation of "Ich dien" is  not unreasonable, however, it may  strike at the roots of the historical  Good Enough j derivation, from the arms of the blind  "Hallo, kiddy," said  little Jennie's! King  of Bavaria,  defeated  in  battle  ���������ancle, as he met her going to school.; bv a former famous Prince o������ Wales.  "What's the matter?" j   "    "Mummie  won't  let me  go fishing j     Ton*niy is a very precocious young-  with Charlie after school." she whim-; ster, and has an answer for almost  pered, on the verge of tears. I every one.    A few mornings ago his  "Never mind, dear.   Why not?"        j father was  t-zlkine    to    him    about  "Don't know, but I ain't goin'I"        j sleeping  late  in  the morning.  "Fa,"  "You rnusn't say 'ami,' Jen,"   rem-; said Tommy, "do you know that light  onstrated her uncle.    "You must say i travels 156,380 feet per second?"  T am not going, he is not going, she i     "Yes,"   replied   the     father,     "but  is not going, we are not going, you are j what of that?"  not going.  The child fixed her eyes on him attentively.  "Now, do you think you can remember all that?" he inquired kindly.  Jennie's face lightened up.  "Sure, uncle, course I can. There  ain't none of us goin'1"  "Why, if it goes as fast as that  is it any wonder that it gets up in  the morning before I do?" asked  Tommy.   And the father subsided.  'This     Letter    Tells    of    Wonderful  Change Effected by Dr. Chasers  Nerve Food  Mr. James G. Clark, Fosterville,  York county, N.B., writes: "I have  been a great sufferer from what the  doctors said was neurlagia of the  heart. The pain started in the hack  of the. neck and vrorked ^ovm into the  region of the heart. Though I had  taken a lot of medicine of one kind  and another, I could not get anything  to help bis until I used Dr. Chase's  Nerve Food.   '  "When I began this treatment I  could not rest in bed, except by sitting  upright, on account of the dreadful  painn about "die heart ana the quick,  loud beating. The change which Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food has made in my  condition is wonderful. It has en-  tirely overcome these symptoms, and \  is making me sti-ong and ^wcli. If this j |  statement will help to relieve the suffering of others, you are at liberty to  use it."  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food is a true  tonic and the greatest of nerve restoratives. 50 cents a box, 6 for $2.50:  all dealers, or Bdmanson, Bates" & Co.,  Limited, Toronto.  "SES-QUI"  NON-POISONOUS MATCHES  harmless to children* even If ..accidentally  swallowedj because the composition with which the I  a  heads are tipped,  contain no poisonous ingredients |  THE KAISER'S MANNER OF WARFARE  "TO PARIS OR DIE."  As  i  Corns and warts disappear when  treated with Holloway'.s Corn Cure  without leaving a scar.  Madge���������Would you marry a spendthrift, my dear?  Marjorie���������It wouldn't be so bad if  Jie were just starting out on his.  career.���������Answers.  First  Student���������I'm  so  glad  you've  taken Greek!  PLEASED TO RECOMMEND  BABY'S OWN TABLETS  Mrs. Henri Bernier, Anceline, Que.,  writes: "It is with *>lea-sure that I recommend Baby's Own Tablets, which  I have given my little ones for stomach and bowel troubles, constipation,  loss of sleep and simple fevers. No  mother of young children 3hould be  without them." The Tablets are guaranteed to be free from injurious drugs  and may be given to the youngest  child with perfect safety and good re-  Second Student���������I havn't taken it; Units.   They are sold by medicine deal  I've only been exposed to it.���������Yale Re-   ers or by mail at 25 cents a box from  cord.  BUSTERS ON FEET  COULD NOT SLEEP   .  -<  Skin Much Inflamed, Itched and  Smarted. Could Not Wear  Shoes.   Cuticura Soap and OinW  ment Entirely Healed,  - ****    >  Victoria St., Thotford Minos "West, Quo.  '���������-"Ono day I was repairing a valvo on top  of a boiler when a Ktoam jjijM* closo to my  loot burst Bcaiuinii both.  liua-  t**r-j camo on my f<M������fc and I  could not wear my shoes.   Tho  skin was very much Inflamed  and It gave mo mich pain that  I could not nlopp at night.   X  was treated for ten days with  no Improvement bo tried ointments but nono did any good.  "One day I ramo across the Cuticura  "'lvrtlsiiiieni. nnd rincidod to try a tmraplo.  Tho Cut lour** Soap and Ointment ga\*o mo  Hurji relief und Mopped tho Itclilntf and  Btnaitlng bo quickly thai. r. bought a box  #>r   Cutleura   Ointment   nnd   some   mono  Ciiiteura  Boap.      Now   tho   woiukIh   nro  ������ntli*������:ly nimlwl and tho t;carn havo qulto  diMuppuarad."      (Kluncd)   William  Nock;  Jan. 31, l'.lU.  Samfi-tan F-reo by Mail  Jn jiK-htftliiK n toilet uoap why not promrn  onfi ]MM*<ttMnK tleliriiut oinollliMit |iri>|K<i'l.l������-ii  tailllelout to allay minor inltatlonn, roniovo  redncfw and nniKhniiw, prevent. ponwihtK-  (rinu, lyiii.-u and bootho ueiiHltlvo coiullUonH,  nail proiiioto f.Idu und '..'alp hoalth uenerullyf  Hu<*.h a Hoap ������,ondilned with tho inirext of  iiitpi)ii;i'-(ujim Innri-i|ir:ii(.ri uinl iuo:.t fr'dKr.iiit  inul rufn-.i.hliii; ������>r ilovn-.r udotM, In C'utl'-iini  Hour. Otitlnini. Ho������p and ���������f'tilltnirA f������lnt^  ������"���������"' r.w������ilii l.v i)rin������ifi-.|M iiihI ilimli<rM ov������n*v������  ���������*|iito. l.lM.rul Mtinplo of ���������iu-Ji mulled Tnui,  villi n:\~u. HUfii liook. Addre-i'i poi..,-������*j*K.*d.  *'Cut!i-ur;*, I>cpt. U. Hoilon,  ti. H. A.".  The   Dr.    Williams'  Brochville, Ont.  Medicino    Co.,  The  Canny  Scot  As Sandy holed out on the first  green his friend from over the border  asked:  "And how many strokes did you  take?"  "Eight," replied tho Scot.  "Ah," said tho Englishman. "I  took seven; so that's my hole."  The Scotsman ventured no l'eply;  but when on the second green the  Englishman repeated his former question, and made inquiry ns to tho number of strokes taken by his opponent,  tho latter nodded his head, and, with  an expression of infinite wisdom on  his face, gently murmured:  "Nny, nay, my rannnlo'; this time  it's my turn to ask lirst."  An Obvious Truth  Among those visiting an art exhibition held recently in Cincinnati was  an old German who wandered about,  looking .at the paintings with interest.  Finally, he stopped before a portrait  which showed a man sitting in a  high-backed chain Tacked to the  frame was a small white placard,  reading: "A portrait of J. F. Jones,  by himself."  The aged Teuton read the card, and  then chuckled sarcastically*.  "Vot fools is dese art beoples," he  muttered. "Anybody dot looks at dot  picture vould know . dot Jones is by  himself. Nobouy else is in der picture."  Tho Correct Count  Jathor and tho throo children wero  to give mother a birthday gift In combination. Tho youngest child was so-  lectod to make tho presentation ad-  dross. Sho prepared for it carefully,  and thus delivered. It in duo season:  "Doai", mamma, tho gift is prosontod  to you by your throe children aud  your one husband."  Circumvent Import Prohlblton  Tho attention of tho govommont  lias boon directed lo attempts by  United States commission houses to  circumvont the orders In council prohibiting tho importation to Canada of  Gormnn and Austrian goods.  Letters havo been sent by these  lioiUii-.-i to Canadian mt-i'chaut.<' offer-  litK to Riipply Konrifl manufactured in  onomy counlrlo.H. All ouch goods sent  to Canada will bo confiscated and  Canadian movr/hants aro appealed to  on patriotic groundu to give no  or nvinore.lal patronugo to tho enemy's  IndUHlrleH.  Baltimore, Md., Nov. 11, 1903.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Sirs,���������I came across a bottle of  your MINARD'S LINIMENT in the  hands of one of the students a*, the  University of Maryland, and he being  so kino as to let me uso it for a very  bad sprain, which I obtained in training for foot races, and to say that it  helped mo would be putting it very  mildly, and I therefore ask if you  would let me know of ona of your  agents that is closest to Baltimore so  that I may obtain some of it. Thank  ing you in advance I remain,  Yours truly,  W. C. McCUEAN,  11 St. Paul street,  Care Olivor Typewriter Oo.  P.S.���������Kindly answor at onco.  A Possible Result  A good story is told on a Washington lawyer. At a trial in Baltimore ho summoned as a witness a  youthful physician, and naturally In  tho cross-examination ho sol/.ed tho  occasion to bo sarcastic. "Aro you,"  demanded tho lawyor, 'ontlroly familiar with tho symptoms of concussion of the brain?" Tho young physician ropllod, "Yes, sir, 1 am." Then  tlio hiuart lawyor put a hypothetical  caso before tho doctor, in this way:  "If any learned frlond, Mr, Hold, and  myself should bang our heads together, would %vo got concussion of  tho brain?" Tho youtiR physician  calmly ropllod, "Mr. Hold might."  Twilight has driven its shadows,  Within the rest-giving glades,  Counselling   retreat     'mong     the  echoes,  Away from the front.barricades;  Sleep, like an angel of mercy,   .  Flutters an hour or two,  Over the whole battalion,  Poising to bid it adieu.  Then, as if 'twere a moment,  The silver threads of the dawn  Tickle the eyes of the soldiars,  To tell them of sleep come ana  gone;  Instant, the lines range in silence,  Awaiting the foe to appear,  Watching the far-away hill-crest,  J. V   Oiajr    .L11&   UU V, CbJL VI.   v.aiCCi.  Wrath has its' war-engines ready,  Man unto man all in, place-  Still scanning the. fringe    of  the  sky-line  Tj find what there is to efface:  "See! yonder they come!" runs tiie  whisper,  -, "Their line    is    thousands    in  length!"  "Steady there, lads!" runs the order,  "They have    lines    beyond    for  their strength!"  Wrfcth has its war-engines ready, \  Eager the word to obey:���������       '  "Marksmen, give heed to your eyesight,  "And hold the rascals at bay!"  "Fire!" and the roar of destruction  Litters the brow of tho hill,  Sweep after flash a-followlng,  With nothing to do but to kill.  Lo! and behind comes a filling  Of gaps in the staggering line;  And again the sweep of the marksmen  Fulfils its deadly design:  Once, twice, and thrice, there's a  dropping  Of wounded and dead all a-heap:  Once, twice and thrice, the in-filling  Continues    as     sweep    follows  sweep.  Once and again thore's a stampede  To run from tho hurricane,  "To Paris or dlo!" its allaying  climb they the ramparts of  slain:  "Slaughter,   God   save    us,    what  wctsut,  "If the slaughter but win us the  day?  " 'Tis    not    for    a    German    to  grumble,  "The ICaiser we all must obey!*'  "Hasten then up the advancing  "A fourth,    reinforcement    with i  aid!" J  What!  aid to a rampart of blood- j  shed, - ������  Be-huddled brigade by brige.de? I  Can courage climb over that ram- J  pa*"  v>r i>rscv*c tiirGiigti mS. ,������a������.'of-hs  dead���������  Built up, as it were, of our bravest,  While wrestling with fate overhead?���������  Horses and men, in their trappings,  The victims of far-away wrath,  Struck sudden by no one advancing,  O'erwhelmed  by    disaster    and  death?  O God! what an ending to bravery,  As it scrambles around its despair���������  Harnessed to pride and the warfare  Of a Kaiser daring to dare!   :  Flee, flee ye away from the,.carnage,  The cry is a "sauve qui peut!"  Flee,  flee from    such    battlefield*  slaughter,  With no one near to pursue!  Ay, flee from the wrath    of such  thunder,  ���������    And  the  cloud-bursts  froin  out  yonder glade!  Turn, turn from that rampart of  .carnage,  And   Its    roadway    of   horrors  evade!  Victory! you say.   Who says it?  Fatigue enforcing retreat,  Sweeping, tho crest of the hillside,  Where ruin and rescue have met?  Say it again!    Then pray ye  That the good-will of peace mond  its gait���������  To rescue the twentieth century  From n Kaiser whoso wrath's out  of date!    ���������J..M. Harper.  "Thero aro two mothods of making warfare" says General Joffro.  "One is to employ troops in masses and tho othor is.to fight in extondod  order. Tho former Is tho Gorman method, it is immensely costly In life,  but our oppononts can afford It for two reasons, namely, their immense  superiority of numbors, and tho fact that tholr men aro so disciplined  to mechanical obedionco that thoy fight best whon closely hold togoth-  or under tho personal command of their officers. In othor words, tho  generalship of the French and British allies is to save tho llvoa of tho  men under command as far as possible, whereas tho gonoralship of tho  Gormans is to sacrifice life ad libitum, in victory or dofoat. Is tho Kaiser  a Teuton maraudov resuscitated from tho centtirlos of modiaovallsmV  W. tJ. U. 102?  "What'ii tho matter: scared o* that  hov Hint''' rh'inliie; yo\f.'"  ".No."  "Tlx'ii what urn you running away  from him for?"  "I'm not miming away. I'm Juiit r������-  frortilnf* for ntrnU'Elcnl purpofion."-���������  | Oct roll, I**t<'** l'lewi.  mm m ���������**$******  CorastiipatiOtttt   Sft an enemy within the camp. It will  ���������undermine the strongest constitution  nnd ruin the moot vigorous health.  It leads to indigestion, lnlIouatics������l,  impure blood, bad complexion, oleic  headache**, and 1������ one of the tnou!:  (remient cattaea of appcudlciiin. To  neglect it h wlow suicide. Dr. Morne'������  Tn.li:iri Root Pilla pocitlvely cure  Comitipation,    They# are   entirely  ".���������������ivr.t;ililf������ in /*rtmr"-|,,<������*Joti nrirl do untie  ���������ir ken, weaken or gripe,   Pi en  your health by tnlcinv  Dt% Morse*a   ,*8  ItttcEUan 'Rooi Pill*  To Correct German Ignorance  A neuter's despatch from Tho  Hague says a Dutch company has  boon formed, under the presidency of  Dr. Fruln, keeper of tho stato archives  with tho purpose of restoring the library at Louvain which wan dostroyod  by tho Gorman*:'. Many of tho conn-  try's prominent persons havo been  invited to participate.  Miller's Worm Powders can do no  Injury to tho moot del ion to child. Any  eV.'.M, Infant or in tho Hl.nln of adolon-  once, who is infested with wornin can  tnlco this propaartlon" without a ciualm  of the stomach, and will find In It a  sure relief and a full protection from  thoso destructive posts, which aro responsible for much iiicknoiui and groat  mifterlng  to logJonri of llttlo onorj.  ���������t-ervn  I'li/'/.h'tl i>liH*r to routauvant wait-  on���������What  have you got for dinner?  WitItCV U'V*!?'**���������"������<-������*������<*I'r(w*������nriitoti *:\i.  enutowodlanihhiirthimUodandl'rh'dpoLa -  tOCt'Jtimpnibllnirn'illkiU'Mlcnl'l'tM'*.  Puzi'.kd nitu-r -Glvo mo Urn Hi In!,  fourth, llftli, filxlh, olKhteenth aud  ulncli'iMilh syllahhiH.  A Profusion of Telephones  Thoro aro In Stockholm about  eighty thousand telophono aubncrlbora  for a population of a little over throe  hundred nnd ilfty thousand, or on������  for every four and a half inhabitants.  Practically speaking, thoro is not* a  porson in Stockholm who has not tho  .telophono or who cannot bo ronchod  by It. The telophono exists not only  In nearly ovcry honao and every shoft,  even the humblest, but In moat hoiisoi  on every floor, and In hotels they  aro In every room in tho entablinh-  nient. iu tho principal atruots ami  Ihovoughfaron there arc telephone  kiosks which any passerby can on-  tor and uso by dropping a ponny la  the ulot,  h        riranuIaled.EycIids,  ������ST������ Ky��������� luflamct! by expo*  wm ������ure to Sun, Dmst and Win*  J*"���������   *������������������   ���������a������'"-,Klvr������>li*<iv*'������lhvM..rlH'������.  Vot,r l*rn|;f;iit*'. soc per ������i..ttlP. Nurlift Cya  Dn������ccM������ or Hurl-aoEye !!er.jci!y Co., Cbkood ���������far-  XXiJl. JHJBj V JLUi W , '���������UE&u&TUi'M. Jt$-  P i  I? West F-  ���������rv r  sr������     r  Ii  ! ���������-  I:  s  t  "K*-"t"?''  5'%  if-  VgiMlt7 I ������T:FI?P^ PSf^iflWCTl   CHAM  ^fjf jm n\  b ,a\ fs*-Bi ���������-.��������������� 9*1  wk BH -M ������ B* B i    1* if I iiil  'ESS  EDC IM Tile CTrUTIMI1 11MB  bud ill  {.MB*. rIBiHIIIlli IJfliK  a s^bss a sa *t*\it.   sJsa^a*-  INCREASING   LIVE   STOCK  OPINIONS EXPRESSED OF TROOPS OF  THE ENEMY  Estimates of the  Fighting  Qu litiejs of  the  German Troops by  Some of the British Soldiers at the Front���������Have Little  Respect For Their Methods  In a letter which has just been re-1 fighting line, declare that the German  esived ia London, sn officer in the  infantry could not shoot. "for nuts  Cavalry Division now serving, in  France, pays a magnificent tribute to  the resolute spirit, courage and endurance of British troops. The following  are extracts from the letter:  I am -writing this by the roadside, so  excuse writing.   We've had the hell of  ...   .4,������.������>.   '    .    A IV  1... ������������������ -,-*  Al- - ' "-ri^ **_.!.  ��������������� aiasi    aiiu; uurSuiyes���������-me liiiigiisU  r9gainst-a force of Germans five times  as big. Our troops have been wonderful. Beat to the world ,tired and hungry, they have - fought grandly, but  they are well worn, now. The Infantry  were grand and the cavalry saved  them again and again, covering their  retreat in magnificent maimer; I am  coming back all right, neve*:/; fear.  Have been in such tight corners, and  under such fire, that if I was meant to  go I should have gone by now X am  surev -.v.;v'   '.-     ���������������������������'������������������':'"' ���������-..���������.'.'  I have just found my kit. I haven't  changed anything for a week or taken  off my boots for.���������'���������five days. I looked  too filthy for words^ and nave been  looking after my own horse, and have  ridden one. all .the time as I could  not get the others. He is rather beat,  but he is a real plucked one and refuses to go laine. He keeps his condition well, too, considering. I hope I  shall pick up the others today.  I hear our navy has done well, and  also Russia. We've fought rear-guard  actions now for a week, and I don't  think any troops in the world could  have done it except us and, perhaps,  the Japanese. The infantry are too  pitiable for words in some cases, but  -they stagger on, and never once have  I-met a straggler laboring on but he,  has had his rie still and-forced a  smile whether wounded or not.  I am so dreadfully sorry for the inhabitants.    Their villages set on fire  with their few precious things not  knowing where to go. Truly war is a  snost awful thing. I' never realized  it before. All the people are awfully  good to us.:������������������;���������;.*   ***'-,*��������������������������� I've been very  wuugijf    ul,   MiUC.    ho.Ot    UCX.U.   4JJ174 <3.. lyUOU  three hours' slssn a nisrht last-week.  and not always that. I hope and expect, things will look u\������ soon.  I hear the 600th Rifle Brigade and  Guards have covered themselves with  glory. I havenit seen them. * ��������� *.. *  The convents are grand and the nuns  splendid. We were done awfully wen  by them, vfe subscribed to -one W-  tween ourselves. J  Later;���������-I,have found my horses at  the town where all the cavalry were  supposed to concentrate. My servant  says he heard I was dead, and his  never thought to see me again. Thai:  all comes from the squadron being  split up the other afternoon under a  heavy fire. Awful affair.- So if I am  reported dead or missing don't believe it, as I am not.  Two wounded Highlanders, who  have reached Glasgow from the Mons  5Sg  Cat**-********     ttt'mtcStf'^    n^w  tion to Live Stock to Meet Increasing Demand  The outbreak of the war in Europe  and-'the consequent demand which is  naturally to be expected for increased  j exports of meats, finds Canada in a  very sauch denuded condition as re-  As a result of the removal of the  American tariff on cattle a heavy export trade developed to the south. In  some districts in Eastern Canada,  nearly everything has been shipped  out of the country, except dairy eews.  This export trade, together with many  farmers selling their calves for veal,  can have .but one result, in Canada,  viz.: a greater scarcity of meat than  a't present exists, even, in a normal  market.  The meat industry itt Canada should  not be allowed to dwindle���������rather,, the  production of hogs, sheep and cattle  on Canadian farms should be greatly  increased. To obtain this increase  does not mean that farmers should devote their whole attention to live  stock. The majority of farmers will  admit that with very little extra effort and expense they could increase  by several head the live stock on  their farms without in any way Interfering with their present system of  farming.  From reports to the commission of  conservation, .present conditions indicate a- world-wide scarcity ot live  stock, with little likelihood of an  over-crowded market for many years  to come. 'The opportunity for Canadian farmers is, therefore, apparent. To  take advantage of this, farmers should  save their heifer calves to produce  more cattle, while the others may be  f'k'LPIBfg &__  l*siH,"jrai BHgAS i*a  6*-������H I TO   mffm       B_    _  Ez?^&&OP a=a^t* & 5b������  ir������**B������ B  IF a Wm  1ML  KEPT IN IGNORANCE OF TRUE STATE OF AFFAIRS  It was the shrapnel and lyddite shells  that did the damage.. The accuracy of  the enemy's 'artillery was marvellous,  bt!: the aeroplanes first of all flew at  a great height over the Allies' entrenchments and hurried back with information regarding the range.  We of the. Argyll and, Sutherland  Highlanders took up a position, facing  a wood whore the Germans were. in  strong"-force. As they emerged our  boys met them with a raking rifle  fire, which mowed them down. On  they came again and again "with the  same devastating result. Their bullets  came /whistling: around us, but, we  were indifferent, the markmanship being very poor. The German -infantry  carry their rifles under their arms,  the butts res^n0* "os.: *hsir hi^s and  they firvj as they march. As the enemy  poured out en masse* into the open it  was like the exodus from the Celtic  and Rangers Scottish Cup final! Man,  if they were only three to one we  could go through them easily, but  when it comes to 10 to one strategy  as well as bravery has to be'considered.  A favorite position for the enemy  to take up is behind massed stocks of  grain, where they are unseen. At  night time they advance to new points  of attack, and ������.3 soon as daylight  breaks, their fusillade of heavy firing  is renewed. Many of the Germans,  when captured, present a pitiful spectacle, and frequently drop on their  knees beseeching mercy. The British  regiments, as they pass ��������� through the  French and Belgian towns are everywhere received with marked hospitality, little children even rushing forward to kiss the hands of the soldiers.-' ��������� :.;  P������S ���������    1-. -.i. **..*.    <*7,.3.... *...~*.^-������.      .4   >.T<5-w������*..������.^.-'  has received -a letter from his son,  Lieutenant .0. P. Edgecumbe,���������'���������'1st Bat-  tUiOBi B.CXi.I., serving on the staff of  General Haking, in which the following passages occur: '  For the last week or 10 days  we. . ... ,     ,._ .  ... . ._���������.^i!���������.  have been fighting hard, and are *aev? ���������two conditions should be an incentive  for one day resting. Altogether during  turned off, not as veal but  Expert stockmen advise that there  are good times ahead for those raising sheep. The high price of mutton  and of wool and the comparative ease  with which a flock of sheep may be  sustained upon, land which is otherwise unsuitable for agriculture, should  suggest a great incsrease in the number of sheep raised by Canadian farmers. .  Increased production in. hogs can be  brought ^about more quickly than in  any other class of live stock, and  cpnsequently should receive immediate^ attention.  Animal production on the farm is  desirable because it increases the fertility and crop-raising ability of the  soil, j Good prices are sure to. be ob-  taiise'd for any surplus which farmers  will have to sell on account of the in-  Through the Censorship of the German Press as well as  Misrepresentation on the Part of German Officialdom, the People  of Germany are Kept in the Dark  From time to time we read extracts  from the German newspapers, as well  as wireless despatches from that country, showing how the German people  are kept in complete ignorance of the  true condition of affairs regarding the  progress of the war.   It would appear  that even the educated and best informed of the more intelligent class cf  the  German  people  have    been  deceived by the Kaiser, and the military  party,  by misrepresentations   of  the  official  correspondence between   the  nations previous to the declaration of  war.   The German people are evidently; led to believe that Great Britain  was responsible for. the war, and that  since the commencement of hostilities  German  arms  have been  invariably  successful against the: allied troops.  They even appear to have supreme  confidence in their navy, and entertain  the delusion that the British navy will  be vanquished by their    own    fleet.  Through the censorship of news* by  the authorities in Germany,  and. by  means    of   spreading -false reports  broadcast, they are doing everything  possible to prejudice  the opinion of  neutral  countries.    Letters  are  now  being received in Canada mailed from  points in *he United States, and no  doubt written by agents of Germany,  which contain statements bearing on  the cause.-and progress of the war,  calculated to arouse an Anti-British  feeling.   These letters In most cases  are being sent to the- proper authorities,  so  that this  plan of  campaign  may be exposed.  As showing the manner in which the  German people are kept in the dark  as to the true conditions of affairs in  respect to the war situation, the following letter, written by a Berlin  newspaper owner to a friend in England, is illuminating:  "Never in my life I should have ventured to think that Great Britain  should ever declare war on Germany,  the nation to -which the British had  the closest affinity, there being thousands and thousands Jofe; friendly and  amicable* relations between- the iuhab-  five days and five nights I got six  hours' sleep, and so am rather weary.  However, bullets and a real enemy  are a wonderful stimulant, and I feel  as fit as anything. All our men are  somewhat fatigued, but "are very keen  ahd full of fight. ',".-.'  >-'My' regiment has had a bad time,  and I am dreadfully afraid they have  been badly cut up, although I can as  yet get no details. 'They were caught  in a village'by Germans in the houses,  ���������who had managed to get there by  wearing our uniforms. Never 'aKalu  shall I respect the Germans. Thoy  have no code of. honor, and there,  have been several cases of their wearing French' and British uniforms,  which is, of course, against the Geneva convention. -  evitable shortage of supply resulting  v from war conditions in Europe. These  * two conditions should be an incentive  1^^^^" i--^-"-^" --Tfr*?2; ft^"' S ficial Publication of the telegrams ex-  *?XJ**2Z ^X1^^J^*?1*;  charged between the three sovereigns  +^~J-~       ^0      4-l,������ ._          sight. now, with modern methods of  feeding, will make increased produe:  tion easily-possible.���������-F.C.N.  TAKES   WIDER   AUTHORITY  may Coruioi Telegraph arte" Telephone  Lines���������Other Stringent Orders  An order-in-council has been passed  under the war measures act of the : e-  cent session, empowering the government, if deemed necessary, to take  over and operate any telephone or  telegraph lines In Canada, and providing authority for a strict censorship  of, all telegraphic or .telephonic communications. The order provides that  any cabinet minister, delegated ior  the purpose, may assume control of  any telegraph or telephone company,  nnd use Its lines for his majesty's service. It is further provldod that the  minister may direct that all messages  be submitted to censorship, whether  by telegraph or telephone, going out  of Canada shall go through certain  named offices only.  Any director or officer of a co:j.-  pany contravening tho instructions-of  the minister Is liable to a penalty of  ?r>,000 or flvo years* imprisonment.  Another ordor-ln-councll provides  similar penalties for furnlshin.; to  tho enemy information, plans, photo-  Krai'lis, etc., likely to be cf military  use, or for furnishing intoxicating  liquor to anyone on military duty.  "The Bravest of the Brave"  ���������;'" The Victoria Cross, the supremist  British reward for valor o������ which  many will JJoubcless be won during  the present campaign, is the youngest of such decorations, only dating  back to the Crimean War in 1856. It  is the most valued possession in  many a home in Britain today. The  Austrian Cross, on the other hand, is  the oldest.  A similar reward, in Germany is the  Iron Cross, instituted by tho Emperor  Frederick William III. of Prussia In  the year 1813. Russia gives as a decoration to its heroic soldiers the Cross  of St. George, which was founded by  the famous Empress Catherine II. in  the year 1769, and, while tlTe Victoria  Crocs Is of bronze, and the Iron Cross  as Its name implies, of iron (which I.  edged with silver), the Russian Ord^r  is of gold, with a beautiful medallion  of St. George, killing the dragon.  In Austria, again, tho cross is of  gold, and was instituted in tho year  1757 by the Empress Marie Theresa  soon aftor her accosslon to the  Throne. It boars the same inscription as the British Victoria Cross,  ours having in English "For Valor,"  and theirs in Latin the word "For  tltudlnl."  It Is difficult to estimate correctly  tho actual war strength of Groat.Britain, on account of the loyalty and  readiness to servo of hor clvlllun  population. Tlio adaptability ci  British mon to any sort of armed  service la always a marvel to foreigners, and comes, no doubt, In part  from tho national love of spuit.  England, tho Royal Aero Club issued  a call to overy llconood pilot in tho  kingdom to register for service with  tho British air force*. Virtually all  fi-upoiuli-il, ttuco owhUii: Jii'ichln,-:;  tendering theao as well.  When It Is recalled that tho Royal  Aero Club, up to July 16, Issued  . SCO certificates, ono may comprehend tho value of Britain's late insistence on aviation. A lame part  of this number Is already in the service porhaps COO In Ml.  Au tho wur is likely  to provo an  extended ono. thlm civilian roserv* In  ������*-.<< f������. w*       # /���������.        I<m        r\P      Hit*       *���������*���������������������������������*���������������( ���������#������������������������������*���������      ������-Alt������A       .��������������� m,  tlmo" will bo alforded these men to  h**nrji������ proficient for H������<h1 w-rvlei'.  Tliuu a largo frup, due to England'a  ImtHOM In the conflict In the nlr, can  be nlhd.  To Protect the Birds  "To'hunt birds ��������� without a gun or  sling shot," is the ideal kept.constant-  ly before the members of the Fa.*m  Journal Liberty Bell Bird Club, who  sign a pledge to protect all song and  insectivorous-__hir.ds.__. If. it happens  that a newly enroUed member "avats"  to the' savage instinct of his primitive  forefathers when he sees a bird within shot and brings it fluttering to his  feet, his fellow members with literature, arguments and. personal persuasion try to show him the evil of his  ways and bring him back into the  folds of the merciful. If he refuses to  reform and continues to violate his  pledge his name is at last stricken  from the membership list and he :.  sent to Coventry by his comrades  pledged to save the birds, and through  them, save the crops from being devoured by insect pests.  Sunday schools in many districts  are finding new ways to teach humane  principles to their pupils by having  them enroll as members of the Liberty  Bell Bird Club, are of the Farm Journal, in Philadelphia, Pa. Its banner,  and pledge are kept before tho  classes, Its educational pamphlets and  wall cards are used to encourage the  children to study and protect the  birds, and so lead them towards being binder and more conslderato of  each other.  Sabbath school classes in dlltere.it  parts of the country report most interesting "Bird Evenings" whore bird  songs, recitations, essays and little  plays aro gtveu. Sunday school sup*  crlntondents are calling the attention  of tholr teachers to this otter.tlve helper for croating a greater Interest and  larger attendance in Sunday school  classes.  There    is no cost in joining    tho  club, no fees, no duos or assessments  ( of any kind.    Any person who signs  has proved beyond- any doubt that Ger  many up to the last moment has extended her sincere desire to preserve  the peace.* True,' its situation between  two enemies who were. at all times  jealous of her development has forced  her to keep vigilant watch and to prepare for a fight should it be. provoked  by her neighbors.. Now the war has  come, abrupty .arid unexpectedly and  since it has com������ without any intelligent reason, merely because the Russians believed the time - ripe for the  crushing   of their civilized neighbor,  the whole German nation has risen,  as one man, to fight for our independence and our standing In the rank of  the great powers.   There are no more  parties in our empiye;    the    Social-  democrats have, just as well as the  Alsacians   and   Polish   in   our: boundaries, unanimously voted for the enormous sums deemed..' necessary, each  and every one has .taken up the arms,  and now there are>'millions   of good  soidiers at our frontiers, eager to face  the enemy wherever he may appear.  The Russians, whose millions of soldiers were expected to flood over out  eastern provinces, have cowardly fled  wherever they met only a handful of  German and Austrian soidiers, and it  is safe to predict that oar troops will  couth-US to chase thexn. as far. as ws  choose, and whatever thers exists of  the Russian fleet will soon be doomed,  or, if considered fit for the purpose,,  r rry  the  German    flag.    And    tH8  French?   We have permitted them to  enter into Alsace, just as we allowed  the Russians-to pass over our frontier  for a couple of miles���������for the simple  reason  that the  fact be  established   -  that they, not the Germans, were the  aggressors in t"\i3 disastrous international war.   But in the meantime, we  have proven that German valianee and  courage is the same as 1870, and tho  Belgians, who have been badly advised that their country should be neutralized towards Germany,- but open to  British and French "manoeuvres, have  been shamefully deserte' by their ad-  ������.tr.t������.��������� nM^ A*... mm.���������. 4-1. .v Awni. ->^. 4>.m������0 4.1* n.  VioOlO   RUU   SX& ������5   All/TV   .t/LJ..?-__.&������> I.   IA,   l.Y.6_    L-������__f  weight of German strategy. Liege, the  strongest fortress built by French engineers, has;been conquered by ordinary ^ field troops at one assault, its  e - -*ong forts have been reduced to cinders hy our heavy^^u^s^ Brussels has  been occupied; and- soon the last corner Of Belgium will be in! German  possession, after which bur invasioa  into France will be taken up with  force with which even the combined  French and Brtish arniias cannot  rival. * ..  "It is a pity that it has come so far,  and the British people should, er<? it ia  too late, consider what is at stake. Aa  far as we hear^ British newspapers  persistently belittle the German, successes and continue to circulate news  .of. Gcnaari defeuts which have never  happened, so far. and thus: they betray  their readers,. delude them into tho  dangerous ideia  that  Great    Britaita  were invincible because of its splendid  isolation at sea.    Still, the vast British fleet has, as far as we know, up  to this hour not dared to approach our  coast, but prefers to do the safe busi-  enss of piracy.   I do not believe that  our navy will follow  this policy of  apparent cowardness, but will before  long visit the British coast and hunt;  the British vessels, and the result will  be     that the fiction  of the  British  navy's supremacy will go to the dogs.'  "If I knew that this letter safely  reached your hands, I will gladly continue to tell you what news our papers publish  of the war, and should  be much pleased if you would be kind  enough to reciprocate."  WAITERS AND COOKS  ENLIST  INDUSTRIAL CONDITIONS BETTER  The Order of the Legion of Honor,  which is tho reward in Franco, was  Instituted by to groat Napoleon, and  ho docraed that every soldier who  was decorated with that honor should  have tho additional distinction of being entitled to receive a mllltniy nal-  uto from officers, noii-commiaslonod  officers, und prlvato soldiers.  tho club plodgo:  "I desire to become a member of  tho Llboiiy Boll Bird Club of the  Farm Journal, and I promise to study  and protect all song and Insectivorous  blr������l������ and do what T can for the club/'  will receive a club badge button froe  of chamc.  "I'm  $;.ll  fnirprtl  out"  "Wha'.'n  tho  trouble?'*  "I'vo hewn away *''*" n\x weeks rest-  lii*."���������Detroit Free l*Te������s.  King of Belgium Shot HI* Chauffeur  Ti*ri FlanM to Hor**!ll, -Tails Pvctcss "���������"���������u Mcrd rc!?.tO!t" v. rcm^.r1'"-  Thoso Prussian troopers v/ho rotlel able BtoryoTthe King of tho Belglana  through Tlruasolfl with Belgian ftags J B3.ootinghla chauffeur, who traltoroui:-  tled to tholr i.craeo* tailo forgot BlB-'.iy attompted to drive him Into tho  marck'tn caution that broken windows {German lines,  fcavr. to "he paid for. The Frcr.rl:!  goverment has already been moved, in  honest indignation at tho tale ot German barbarities, to cut down tho hitherto vp.ry generous rations allowed to  German officors, who are prisoners In  France.  The sympathy of tho whole civilised world Is being alienated from Germany by tho official reports of the  barbarous conduct   of   tho   German  *������ -**--"r--t 4 n ���������*  of Antwerp, saye the report. He ordered the chauffeur to drive ahead  of them. After a while tho king  noticed tlto driver had changed tho  directum. Ills majesty warned him  and when the chauffeur took no notice he ordered hlui to hii.t. Thia  having no effect, the klnit, convlncod  of treachery, drew u revolver, ami  shot the chauffeur dead.    Tl o king  to the taVlfdan Hnos in mUuy.  \n thft chauffour'n clothtiitfc puporn  were found ehowtnff h������ had received  a Gorman offer of ?2ri0,000 for the  klnfi'*������ capture,  Herbert Kaufman Immortalizes the  Patriotism of Simpson's Employees  The {.pllowlng verses by Herbert  Kaufman are published in the London  Standard. They are inspired by the  announcement that a large proportion of the staff at Slmpson's-in-the-  Strant'. have joined Lord Kitchener's  army. Simpson's is an old London  eating house which boasts distinctively English traditions extending from  1710, and Is well known for its adherence to the open roasting fire and.  other time honored methods of English cookery.  F^rty   Men   From   Simpson's  Forty mon from Simpson's!  "Will you 'ave it rare?  Try a bit of pudding, sir;  Yes, tho Cheddar's fair."  Forty mon from Simpson's!  Quitting in a group,  Marching off in khaki for  To fix the Kaiser's soup.  Forty men from Simpson's!  "Will you take It 'ot?  'Ero's your Hell sorvod In the shell,  Piping from tho pot!  Forty mon from Simpson's!  Hurry, turn ������otri loose.  Thoy'ro tho oort we need iu front  To cook the German goose.  Forty men from Simpson's!  What a thing to read!  Forty humble  serving  men  Forty men from Simpson's!  Dcn't you blush with shame  White thoy play the soldlor'a part,  .,     .       ./������������������.      ...������      ....14*....     . .--..���������������  ���������Herbert Kaufman.  Canning Factories Will Employ Mora  Canadian Help  Industrial conditions in Canada at  this time will result in the employment of many more Canadians than  usual in the canning factories of the  Dominion.   In previous seasons many  canning factories, finding difficulty la  obtaining sufficient local help, secured assistance from the larger labor  market of the United States. It is estimated that several   thousand   employees of Canadian canning factories  during previous seasons were not permanent residents of this country.   In  view of tho unemployment In some Industries at this time the canning factories will be able to secure in Canada  most, if not all, the help they require  this  season.    Thus many Canadians  who would otherwise bo out of employment will have tho work In the canning factories that in previous years  was given to parties who wero resident in Canada only during tho canning season.   Tho policy ot tho loading canning companies hnB been to  employ local help as far as possible.  Another condition that will tend to  increase tho number of Canadians employed in the canning Industry In tula  country la the curtailment ot Imports  of canned vogotables from Franco and  Bolglum.  Tho Imports of canned vegetables from thoso countries Into Canada  durltiK   tho   fisJCul  yuuv    uiiuiuw  March 31, 1014, amounted to C104.151  and $124,463, roEpoctivoly���������-a total of  almost ISOO.OOO.   Tho curtailment of  thoso  Imports  will lncroaso tho do*  ninnil  for thA rirnrtnctn    of Canadian  cannlug factories.  J������w������' Freedom Affecto World  TTi������o.rv'AwiK������l for t.h������ Now Vorjr  American, Henri lU-rgmm ������ald tho war  has no upset Mm that nlnco Us be������ln-  nlng ho has boen unable to concentrate hta mind on hiu phllocophy,  thcreforo has abandoned work alto*  gothcr.  "Thuuiri wo thousht of tefere ������!������a  war no louKor matter," ho uddo*.  "while things we nover dreamt of  now ftHBUino enormous Importance.**  Anl-od about tho Ctuix'a Attitude to  li-.o Jewa, JJorgoon acciarea that If  tho report woro true thin would fca*  jeet and would m-f-lfcr no opportunliv th*������ KrAalOHt i>ucli!o ruvoiutlon In oia-  of enccnrMjcln'. <ho rofonn in auai-ltory; ltn offects would be felt th*  ;*C3, vQrld ">v*������r.  Rlgtits of Run*Ian Jews  Mr. Israel ZangwlU, prcsidor.t o~ the  Jowlsh .Territorial Organization, has  ranked the BrltJuh Forcisrn crf!co to  authorlxo him to say that England  looked with nympathy on tho cause of  Jowlnh emancipation In Itussla, and  Una tNir-Alvi'rl from Rlr li.dwanl Or������>v  the rasuranco that ho in very fully  aware of tho Importance of the nub  m  f  ������������������""��������� ���������������"*������*���������  us  m  IIHIMIHilil  m  IIMISliiPM^^  SB  Sffl .,- -...���������.���������....   -...:.-.  .V:'...-i.?.?.:: ''''''^l/^^^^^gi-'jiii  iliwSNJllffSS?!^^  it***jp'������ii'|ii,i^ y .'?^���������r'**r!*.. ,, ajm������  .i r  ���������;') t  '���������-I-  .'���������')���������  ���������V.'i'-:  IIV  |H*i  rr  "rH^Cfe'litSl'UN-Rb^i IS SV';  We  for  ���������Si* Vxft "i'fiFs'afKartw-rvt.trtTm a  ������11  the  leading  I     Magazines and1 Mews-     j  I I.. ... ���������������������������:ri...   .-.c. . "������������������ .���������:���������*.���������. ���������'- ��������� ������_..:���������.   ..-.-.��������� .���������-..   i  >4T������'4-  asrv  X/*i^&4i VJtXfe  and   will   always   be  pleased to show you our  subscription list.  GreSiOnDrus^BoQkOa.  8  a  Hiin&ftf%  tlllKPIX  Mi- 8,11  ��������� vvt  ���������*>  XVI  Limited  BSTON        -      B.C.  Head  Offices  .CALGARY;  VANCOUVER; EDMONTOr\.  De������Ierj������ in  WBlos^sase anu kcs-jiss  *>.       VUUI^. a.   vu.l,.  V|  a lid  ���������**������.. ...   ���������*_/V**>iClE>  in Season  We have tht goods, and  oar pr'ces are reasonable  s.  " Bibth���������In: Canyon City, January,  10, to Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Chambers, a  datsghter.  '*������������������:..  Coat. Hba-tsb. Fob Sale���������Small  size, almost new. Can be seen at The  Review Office.  For Rent���������-Pig and Cattle Ranch,  30 acres, ou /Kootenay x- ������*ts.  ticui&rs apply  Father  Lambot,  O. M  brook;spent  ��������� ,^B.:\l^ip^;:xis  week on a^issitoess  at Hbssland this  SSiOiu-pfiij,: aJMeat.xfresei'vative, iOir  sale at Crestoni^r.u;it/&r^'wers*':Uhiott.:  c&  /t 4.������������������.   10 r*  Fob. Rsa-T"?*^ go  locality, fo-^il^ Apply at The  ��������� Crestori isthis week favored with a  rsrofessiotsai;. visit Iron* Dr. Kanna.  dent-ist of Vsiiicouver.  The Literary and Debuting Society  of the Presbyterian Church will resume  operations in a week or so.  FloydRodgers,    who  spent   tho  Christinas holidays with his parents  The men of  the Creston   Methodist  hei*o returned to his studies at Gons-i-  church  are at work  on the programr:1 ga^ Ooliege, Spokane, on Monday,  for their concert  in the  church,   on j  February 5th. !    The house on Fourth street owned  ���������      /���������������������������������������������-./-���������     -*'.'   ,  ,, .'by S. A. Speeraia now adorning  his  Cmmty^Sopt. ������rf.fcM^������^.]wilch oiit AtoSldtag^.^:������S&ie  Sandpoint Idaho, was m town Sunday  - <t>  I The FolIJ  Will be  25 per cent on Apple Trees  1'*  I. of   Cran-  ��������������� few days in town this  week, returiiliig honie on Wednesday,  10 per cent on AU Other Nursery stock JBixuepu  Eose Bushes '--" ���������-..;  Tin   ���������1 *- *-   ������~l;������.-������-*.   ������.w~*.m^������ ^.w.^3^.^. f^#^4Vv������,^x ������-*^%4"4**v%#t* .rn**-** innAfafiAT>(2  I JL/U   UUl   UiaUD  JUUl   VM'U'Ol   UroiUJ O ^CJWiJLig ������.*������**  V|i������vvw������i4v^������  ervrouteto BonnersFerry after attending the school . .opening, at Port Hill  the evening previous.  ���������'Caring for the   Bearing   ^r^rd  land ���������Fnti'v.***P*-ospeet- .      v .    *~'h"'w land  j Industry*' is the topic .'for to-night's j  j meeting of the Furmeiwlivstitutt*-. .Tns.  i Comptou  will mtrodu-"v-v the subject.  i TraUNews: G. M. ^'^nney, Pti>v;n-  - \ rial Road Superintendent, spent Tues-  . I day in the ������*ity, e^in-^ ovpr   the ro-id  i pstinuitos for 1025 for Ymir riding,  j! with the lo-'.al meiuhe-r. J. TT. Seho-  S j fieM.  Hehdt-ow and J. D. Spiers htvd charge  of the transport,  ���������������������������������.'-��������� ���������������������������'".  At the hoard of trade annual wieet-  ������i iSussday slight; Ri, M. Reid was  ..     ,   \ re-electeci'; president for a second term  "   'and  Drv-'Henderson,   secretary.   The  1014 membership totalled 37.  Rev. E. Bull was a visitor at Nelson  i *ng  6u'Tiiesday> arid brings back the news  that Dean Poull, bishop-elect for, Kootenay, will he consecrated at? Victoria  on Feb. 24th, and tnay> possibly pay  Creston a.visit sometime in March.  1     Miss E. Bradley, who has bee*.i sten-  ..'"'..' . ogranher in the Fruit Growers' Union  Two well-fUlod e-isesof clotaingwere|foi. ^       t two SWiSOUH lef fc thit5 week  shipped an Weanesday by tt������. Creston ; fw C;ll .    Dui.in    het. stay in Cres.  Belg^m R,>l:������.f Soc.ety      . ms manes | tou Miss BmdIev WJIS a uniVersal fav-  ithe second shipment from here-tne j (n-^ ^ x a ho^of TdeivU wish her  Canvon City ladies having forwarded .-j ������������������   ������������������  t!,������������������,^tJ0.'  a case in December.  Haggsirt.  ���������*)s on  i Tliompson ������&  ranchers, apm������ar to hav������ pretty suc-  ; cfsss'uVy solve! the problem of. how to  I make hens '.ay in winter. With a  j tiock ne ~0 b-it's they are these 'days  j gathering ��������� n-hont ?6 oggs daily. Can  i anvont* excel this record.  Recent news from the First Canadian Contingent at Salisbury Plain announced the promotion of P. W. B.  Foote, one of the Creston recruits, to"  the.raufc-of sergeant. Mr.. Foote is a  seasoned campaigner, having been in  the South African war.  M. Si -Middleton, of Nelson, of the  horticultural hT-suieh; of the provincial.  i .      ... .,,  .      ... ������,.      ,     ���������! ���������dopii.rtisi������*nt    of   a-^i-iculturg     visited  i Auxiharx'   will  be   held on   Tuesdavin '   . ^ ��������� 11   ,       tt. -j ..1 ���������**-   ������r  [* T __-*   . A.    , . 1 Civstrm oiSciallv c������n Friday last?.   He  i afternoon, Januarv 26,  at the home-or 1-.'     .      ..������������������,-,. ,,������������������-',,���������    . ��������� ��������� t. _  ,,      _       TT '������������������:,    , ,    .      ,n,    i states that the Creston  growers have  Mrs. Geo. Johnson, at 2 o clock.    Fbv \ .\ \ .1    ���������*.-_.������. ~  .   . . _,   '       , rf, rnis -season   secured a   much  higher  !  depot is open \vednesdav afternoons :     .-   ���������������������������     ., ...  : . .���������-.-., ������������������/. .���������'���������   ;-.'���������-.    ^������������������������������������  51 J ' ������������������ pricivtov--their. ..fniit than ;. any-other  ! part of British Coliiinbia.  A.'T'ov**i,l'' ti*ts^ ''obtained at the^lionis  I of Mr. mid -Mrs. ;H; J. Long-on Friday  The next general meeting  and 10-  tea   of   the Creston Red Cross  Si  I; from '������to 4.30 to receive and give out  I ] woi-k.  I!  r  Good Morning  We are Introducing  American Silk  American Cashmere  American Cotton Lis  HOSIERY  They have stood the test. Give  real footwear comfort. No seams  to rip. Never become loose or  baggy. The shape is knit in���������  not pressed in.  GUARANTEED for fineness,  stylo, superiority of material and  workmanship. Absolutely stainless. Will wear 0 months with,  out holes, or new ones free.  OUR SPECIAL OFFER  to every ono sending us $1.00 in  currency or postal notes, to cover  advertising undshippingcharges  wo will send postpaid, with written guarantee, hacked by a iivc-  iuilHon dollar company, cither  3 Pair* of our 75c. nalue  American Silk Hosiery,  or   4 Pairs of oar 50c. wJuc  American Cashmere Hosiery  or   4 Pain of our 50c. value  American Cotton-Lisle Hosiery  or   6 Pairs of Children's Hosiery  Give . tho color, nizo, ��������� and  whether Ladies' or Gents' hosiery la desired.  DON'T DKLAY -OirwoxpiroB  whon ������ dealer in your locality is������  <*4eKt������Ml.  THE INTERNATIONAL HOSIERY CO.  P. O. Box iM4  ::>VVT0^,       OITIO,        TT.R.A.  on Satnrdav,   where-he.    ....    .  ni"-lii l-isr.   ���������  on "The value of j n,r,n        f .  ation in the National JUire" at tne;     .   -������ ,.        . ���������   ������.    -������r---   1- -ji  .       .   ���������     -       \. ..,������������������! niise-taiev.'*ll ravty for Miss Jane ana.  opening exercises in connection, with \ ^    ���������,... -,.; .:\     ,  .,������������������.-    ' '-i,,^*^  f        *"* *"���������������  a.v^ii   ������������������t.ijijr. who left on Jsonaay  JAS. H. SCHOFIELD  l**Uro, Lifo itntl Accident Iiuraranm*  UKAL IiHTATlC, lfitr  I RAIL B.C  GUY   LOWENBEUG  '"'OWCTAN  n.c.  Pev. i*. TJ#  Carpenter was a visitor  at Port Hill  delivered an address  * ������ 1      I. ��������� ������      V������������'-'     ^ ������ ������-V f"-"-^ ������.4������*.������.4������     .mj������*������.-v* *���������1  With i  Port Hills new school.. The ''..building j  is a two-room structure, modern in 1  every detail, erected "at a cost of-$1000.  Another of the 'Creston" Indians passed to his reward last week in the person of Anteneos, one of the "older .braves, who expired suddenly on Friday  morning, although around apparently  in good health the day previous. The  burial took place on Saturday, Father  Lomhort, O.M.I. (Cranbrook), officiating*.  Rev. C!.?o. C. Pidgoon, D.D., professor of theology in Westminster Hall,  will deliver mi address on th(** work of  the Social Service Council of British  Columbia, in tho Presbyterian Church  on Thursday night nt 8 o'eloek. The  council is composed of representatives  of all the churches, Catholic and Protestant, labor organizations, etc. All  arc invited.  Mr. and Mrs. .7. W. Dow were at  homo at a young peoples' progressive  whist on Tuesday night, some five  tables playing. The honors went to  Miss Lena Cartwright and Mr. F.  Staples, with tho booby falling to Miss  Ebhutt. After which refreshments  were served and then followed some  music nnd games and a thoroughly  enjoyable time   obtaining all evening.  Creston Knights of Pythias hold tho  first of their 1015 lodge at homes in  Lancaster's Hall on Monday night,  with a fine turnout of members and  their wives. Tho early part of tho  evening was devoted to whist, tho  pri'/.o scores hoing made by. Mrs. Goo.  Huscroft and It. Tolford, while the  low flgiii'os wcro pil.;d up hy Mid. D.  Scott and T. Harris. RofnmhmontH  followed the whist drive and then  camo a couple of hours' dancing. A  uijjmy enjoyable evening \v*i:: the un-  anhnouH verdict.  The annual mooting of the Croslon-  ICriolcHon Hillo Association was held  on Monday night in Mercantile Hall,  and was fairly well attended. Thti  main feature was the election of officers, the following being chorion:  Captain���������-10. Mnllniwlniiio.  Hocy.-Tt'oaH.���������C. G. Ilcmiotl.  Wxccutivo���������F, Putnam, J. Stocks, b\  ii. Callondar.  The wecrctary'n report. ::!iowi'd thnt tho  attendance at the woi'iciy and nolulay  nhootH had lu*������>n light, though the cluh  hod a in'-'ol'cinliip of ovi-r thli ty. The  Aiirmcluiloii will hold a whist drive  and dauce ou Master Monday.  ���������KMl  1 small army of the  ���������'���������.'iV-'iii'-d' up with a sur-  Mf. 'Will .T''oi.?.g.'' who left  for Calgary; 7">aucing, games; music,  rw f resl ii n en t..--���������; l 1 rd m oi*e dancing-TKion-  stit.uteU the''^ir'ghtte.;^progrmn,! which  was thrtroughlyenjoye^  The uonujil.ineetip'g^ of the KCopgre>.  g.-iliou of the Presbyterian VChurcb  will' Iv-* held on Tuesday night at 8  o'clock. A'! the members and adherents of th������> ������������������ougregatioh are expected  to he present. The reports of the various c'mrcii di.n>a>'tnienfcs will be given,  malingers elected and matters discussed. The ladies will serve refreshments.  Tho 10-cent tea given by Mrs. Lancaster in aid of the Red Cross Auxiliary funds, cm Tuesday afternoon, was  a very pleasant and successful affair.  The net proceeds''amounted to $8.10.  The function was brightened by some  instruiiiontals. by Mrs. Stark on the  banjo and Mrs! Ebhutt, piano. The  society wishes to thank tho ladies for  their generous, pabroiiag<*, also tho  ladies who assisted at the tables and  the K.P. for tho uso of their dishes  and piano.  TI10 annual mooting of the Presbyterian Ladies' Aid Society was hold on  Friday afternoon last with President  Mrs- Dow in tho chair. In vlow of  the splendid work ijono by last year's  ofHttoi'U they woro all ro elected by  acclamation for11)15.   Thoy are;  President--���������Mrs. .7. W. Dow.  1st Vice-Pros.������������������Mrs.W.C. Forrester.  2nd Nice-Pros.���������Mi s.W.G.Blalce.  Troiumror���������Mrs. (Dr.) Henderson.l  Secretary���������Mrs. S. 18. Bradley.  The treasurer's slateiuout will ho pre-  sonted at tho next regular mooting.  The secretary's report showed an in-  vi'ouho in mombei'Shlp.  Mr. and Mis. Goo. Hoald got quite 11  bM'l������o.Hi'/.ed Htivnfiflo on Friday night  whon along about 8.JJ0 a delegation of  metnlioiH of tho Canyon City Social  Club arri'vod' at tho ���������-H������������iild homo to  ludp them wpend the evening. An o!d-  tinio evening of gam oh and munio eon-  utitutod the program���������along with ro-  fi,eidmionts-~and tho host ovidoiico wo  havo to offer that tho affair wiu������ ������p-  prcclat<'d Ih that it was long pawtmld-  ulglit when Auld Lang Syne woo mmg.  The visitors included Mo**:irn. and h������0H-  damoH   Harry   White,   Tom Hiokt������y.  ������������������ilink iJorneaii,   i'j. V<uiAi;jvhu������, I*,.**,  Wayletlc?, and Guy Jhowcdl; Mlwwes  F!u:i!iic and l!c*i;i]e White*, Mlw-W������1W-  mouth; MeMHiH John . Wooilti,' Jtilm  Cnrfrn, h.ih| C. A. Hugglua.  i  17  Comprising S25 Acres GRANv JpGR&S, B. ���������*  rank V. Staples, Agent,. Erickson, B, C.  4  \  u      I  ^nn   ifiyysyiup  No. 205  as illustrated  /  /    /  f     ������ imui iil liHUf  I i /JIlllfK  1    I      f Hi  Iff iil iii) iu   i %  419  371  ./-���������������. ������^ *���������*-**'.  297  $2.25  m  I  1.75  1.50  1.25   I  1  I  I No, 2O9 Hygeian Waists I  for girls 7 to 12 at 65c. \  No. 333 Hygeian Waists  >ior girls 12 to 15 at 85c.  wBmmmLwmttBBm  Csreston Auato & 'Supply Cct������  CRESTON '   -       - ' ' .���������R'-!*.  1> Q-'i>'p,tr a'-mt \/rn~n,*������T: ���������'���������������������������'''"'���������''   ���������������������������'������������������  ~^JWB������������<fciB8aWiW������'^^

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