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 Vol. VII  ��������� ���������*������������������* ������     *-_<4Uc  CRESTON. E, G., FKfipAT;  A _>TJ*TT  Z3,  11.14)  Nd   14  Local and Personal  ERICKSON  Tho8. Crawford spent the week-end  with friends hr Nelson.  Miss Annie Bridges Was a passenger  east on Friday���������to Fernie. '    '  A. Lindley was a business visitor at  Nelson the latter ������art of -the week.  ���������* **     .  Baseball ciufo dance, in the Auditor-;  him tonight.   Dancing at '9 prompt. *  Presbyterian Ladies ASd concert in  the hall on Thursday night, April 29.  Pedigree atrawbetry plants $5 per  thousand. .See Mor__ad Wigen's advt.  " ^Mrs. Asp_y of Sirdar^was a guest of  Mrs. F. &t Jackson Thursday and Friday last. ^,   -',  a   -_>���������g_-    ������ ^V,.  &. B._BxdSlay'w������hj a Fwday to Man'  day visitor atf Nelson" and other interior points; Z.-\ r. -.-������-; "--VV- -* V,  The band is working on the^nhnner  schedule oft^praotic^s; ati&fldjveek^  Saturday night. I ��������� ^ -;;.: _t^ *'/L  ^  John Tl Black. ^Siell ei-nstaile^Ne?-  son, paid. Creston ami --Exicf-son? an  .official visit on Saturday.'"1 ^^'^"^aA.^  Gold Coin SbbiT PoTATdps - Fos.  S___e���������Best quality at $1.50 per 100  pounds. Canyon City Lumber Co.,  Creston. j  The Farmers' Institute car of feed  arrived on Wednesday. Prices on all  lines are just a shade higher than previously/  Fo������ J5xcH__s������__���������Clear title lots in  XJalgary and Edmonton' to exchange  for unimproved Creston land.���������T. J.  Lancaster.      /  S- A, Spssrs ,_������.vss s. visitor at &?������__-  brook a couple of "days the latter part  of the week. Master Harold, accompanied hun.- ,  J. M.Doyle9"l of ���������feUgar^T the trafeH������  irigsuperin������endento_tfteFl __Sitd_| CoT  .spent-Friday and^Satura^y-with Geo,  Johnson the local manager.,   l "  Creston lost a distinguished citizen*  on Wednesday w&enJVIons. Paul Sun-  ion puliedTbis frei������_t$ for^Nelson, where  hehaayk^i^ttVeVTpbAinAriewr J  Geo. Heald returned on Friday from  a between-boats business visit at Nelson. The marts of commerce are not  overcrowdad at the metropolis. -  Mrs. R. D. Cosson of Vancouver^  who has been visifcjng Mrs. F. H. Jack-  won and other'friends for some weeks  returned to the terminal cityon Friday. "* ��������� ���������  The Whiat driven nt *he Roman  Catholic rectory will be resumed on  Wednesday evening next, when Father John hopes to have the pleasure of  welcoming his',���������-, usual housefull of  guests.,,',' ,.:.������������������".'-"' ���������.'* ���������.-:������������������.:.-������������������  An adjourned meeting of the parish;  ionors of Christ Church will beheld in  the Parish Hall, '.''ou Tuesday, 27th  inst., tit 8.80 p.m. As the business to  "be transacted is of great importance to  the parish a full attendance is desired.  Thb, number of names. on the new  voters .list for Kaslo riding will bo approximately 1,200 and if our information la correct nearly forty percent of |  them are in the Orpston; Valley, Tlio  ... former Kaslo list. contained about 700  names.-  Croston's fame us a stock country is  beginning to; got noised abroad. During ibho past wcok Stocks & JaclcBon  havo Ixxm making shipments of young  purebred grado Berkshire pigs to lioss-  land, Ymir, Gastlogar and lower Arrow Lake points. ."���������'.'" a.'-'  The Christ Church Ladies Guild  whiiit tlrlvo and dance in the Parish  .���������.ill on Thursday last waa only fairly  well attended. Whist and an advor-  tlalng contest wore indulged in until  ��������� 'liSfrefihmenfa wero nerved, after which  ' d-inclng tvf.r. th* or.!r.r'' c;f JT.., i.vi-ii'in^.  Tho prize winnow-were Miss Jonnie  NioholsandTom MUlford..  A ropWfioiiUU-ivo. geltUerhig of Sirdar's fomalo oltlzony favpr^il Crcpton  with a call 'on Friday lout when that  town*, "military twins", an the nowly-  arrivod Cam children are familiarly  known, woro ������hrl������toned at CIh*ImI  church by Ilov. Ii. Bull. Henceforth  they will be.known as Lillian Kath.ii.>  ino and Albert, Kdwrtivl Cmn, Ifoi****'*  ho!  R. J. Long was a  last week. -  Cranbrook- visitor  Band Smoker  C _������������������������_������������!_-$��������� -%*_i_>^dec  JohnT. Block, chief of -provincial  police,- was hereon a brief'visit on Saturday.  ,   ' , >'  The Rodgers power sprayer is expected to go into action in thi..district  this weekr "  J. M. Craigie is enlarging his strawberry patch by the addition of another 4,000 plants. .-      *       -     ,.  ;,,^_w_KJ6tt Bros, have installed a telephone this week. If you need any tips  on tomato culture or boxing call 53B.  Some Bing cherries on Mrs. Boffeys  ranch .are displaying an extraordinary  pr_-3tA_-������e 7ucsing crop or/ blossoms���������  Due most spectacular in - this section in  fact.'.  ������������������������     - ^ ^ -.--._. '���������*���������"-^  ���������**.}, **���������������. w-*''y   "jj-     - ,." ^ \.~ -'  *^       ''  ; The, identity of  *\abserve_yi. who  ���������wi^e theletter m ;]asSrwefe__s gaper,  is/atmo^tas.hig a na-ystery a������ the .date  for '.sta_%iiS|^the "4816 -s_-adwo^in  IW^;. {Zz- _" - p  ^ &<  -;jrhe,plumi^ cherry? jpear, peach and  apricot trees are in blossom. If these  blooms correctly fortell what the harvest will he it is sure going to be a  bumper one hereabouts. - -  A genuine old-tim$ smoking concert  ���������-minus - the. sometimes-customary  liquid refre8hmemV-4n*as put on in the  Mercantile Hal! on;^ Saturday night,  under the auspices of "the Creston brass  hand, attracting a pretty fair attendance. Andy-Miller **|vas chairman and  the programme sabftutted made a hit  with all present.' A^l" '-  ^ The first part of tne affair was pretty  much musical, withitwo or three literary numbers for vaHety. The band  did itself proud ori some half-dozen  different selections."-__essrs. Biddulph,  -W. and P. Truscotfe'were" there with a  trio, "Oft ia the Stilly Night," and the  two Truscotts had? a corking good  military-flavored djjett that scored  immensely with the crowd. Rev. B.  Bnii abiige-I wtth-^'Your King and  Country Need-You/* so creditably that  an encore was demanded and responded to with an equally-popular number.  W. J_ruscott rendered "They gpt me  out to a Football Match" in flue style.  W. B. Embree' read the- German  "Hymn of Hate" very nicely, while'W.  Levesque rang the bell with two  French habitant^readings, his first  offering being -the "��������� best of the two.  Mr. Levesque is right at home with the  "You're a dead man sure if you spit on  ze-floor, Johnny"Corteau" dialect.  Messieur Paul Bunion rendered the  "Laurier Redviviis," (or something io  that effect) in his own inimitable style.  The more strenuous features consist-  The Maybank plum ^rees on the C.  Cotterrilf ranch are so densely laden  with blossoms that one almost requires  a magnifying glass to see the limbs on  which they are growing.  Serald "Craigie, Milt Beam and W.  Levesque were ������mon^~ the performers  at the band smoker at Creston onSat-1 ed of a quartetta^ three-round box-  urday night.   Monsieur Leveeque he I i__  A*������>ao*i'l-Jt-_  *rr*������_5*-**-T?'��������������� ������*  I I_A*-T-  1MJ������I1������>H.  .see good people,  and  _ey I -^^ w|th  laugh and zey smile and be .so happy! | erep.   j^^ st^rtand-W.Truscott  Owing to an injured.thuml^ Beam did  not" bring home ~the 'bacon in his  elash-wyith Dick Smith.*    '*       .-.j*-  - sLasfe yj_i)(r8-poorKi_.-feet.fort43u_atoes  has not. shaken thk. cbaSdenca of  Frank Staples in the-profit producing  proclivities of this "ketchup-making  crop'..*:, He is5 preparing to plant Six  acres of them^'and will require- about  18,pb0 plants,'^.hich should be good  for -.-Operates in a normal year. At  'Arrow Creek he Is putting |u ten. acres  of notatoes. _   '.        1  john^wtace Smith as ref-  *-r.u.  sparred three pr^������ty ^classy rounds to a  o:o-'.':_4-W  XXf.XXV  ���������*_.f  -L/IUK  Red Cross Auxiliary "tea at Mrs.  Lyne*s on TFutssday afternoon. Proceeds towards . the  soldiers "tobacco  fund. "        .     .-"��������� "  Gardening iB in full" swing in Creston. Seed wild oats are not bo much  in demand as they were during flush  times.  The Red Cross workers have now $21  of the JJ550 necessary to-supply a cot" at  the Canadian Hospital at Olivedoii,  England.   ��������� -.'.-,.a.,,  FoiB SAX.E���������-1 dresser, 1 commode  neiirly new, 1 iron bed, I spring, and  several other'; articles at low prices-..  Apply at:.^u|t'GjwweW''trni6n;;]';'.,.;���������  A movemfcrit is being started to  changipt the rsasaeo!PorthilJ ������������nd cull ii,  North Coeiir d' Alene, owing to the  similarity . of mining properties that  aro developed arid being developed.  It. F. Green, M.P..was a passenger  on TueBflrtVf! ���������''. wcstbb'isd,'���������' cxpi'CpS..'.  Something definite regarding recruiting &nd nioblllzatloii or the all-Kooto-  nay rogimont will bo forthcoming in a  very fow days.  Poach, poiir, plum, cherry and apricot treses are in blossom, If the harvest is In -proportion'to", tho crop of  blooms A vehle Fletcher will have to  combine his sleeps with his eats to find  time each day for his custatiiiai-y in-  spectoraVdutiea at OroHton;  What appeal*- to ho u world's record  for winter laying is reported fi-om  Cheshire, England, whoro samo White  Wyandotte pullola dm Ing the four  '..'!;i^.-r iijoiitlus laiii uo uvovaKO per  bird of 87 oggs. We will officially confirm the record whon wo hear from R.  74. ThompMon.  The announcement that hut 125 of  tho first 1,100 men in the Princess Pats  aro now on duty hns brought several  onqnli-eu as to what haa happened Billy Mn.������ir.#.v Toof ������'_r:! frc:v, Iil.;_ ;;.*j  that aftor nearly a month in the lre������i-  _ht;_ lu- \vu������ enjoying hiuiHelf in one of  tho ������*������������!, campu taking a very-much-  nw*<lc.d u.st.  Smith. Beani;j,%o%i-<'^������rJ "^^s handicapped witbM<K^i������||l *hu^^whic%  slowed him. up a bit.. W. Smhree won  over'Percy Truscofct 03 points-in a  two:x-ound mill. Buflf McPeak and F.  Rodgers stayed iffith*- each other for  three rounds with no decision.  ; Possibly the most spectacular feature was the wrestling contest between  Gerald Craigie and Ronald Lidgate in  which honors were even���������both scoring  a fall. .Lidgate proved the more finished performer, and in the second try  fooled the talent by taking a whole  lot of mauling until he got Craigie  winded and then coming out from in  under, pinning his opponent rather  handily.  ' The band wish to thank Mr. Smith,  the Mercantile Co., The Review, and  all others who helped to make the  smoker a success. A.box of cigars donated by Sain Hatfield was Very much  appreciated; ���������  ALICE SIDING  -Ol<_.*-������_-t-*#***-cx    -k-������.-^l     T?o  Moore were visitors at Duck Creek on  Sunday.  Pear, plum, cherry, peach and apricot trees are in Ijloom, Some Wagner apple blossoms are also with ns.  R. SI.' Thompson has 4GG eggs in his  incubator. He would rather sell  broilers than market eggs at 20 cents  a dozen.  Mr. Webster, who has taken possession of the Walter Corbett ranch, is  altering the-appearance of things on  those premises.  Birth���������To Mr. and .Mrs. Gordon  Smith, a daughter, on April 17. Gordon is wearing a smile you couldn't  wash off in a snowbank.  Alice Siding furnished some of the  best talent for the fistic features of the  _.ot������ _*._��������� _.i- _*��������� _���������*_.*������ ^*���������������_. '.'���������:__-. ������������������D.'_:_^__^- ���������--- , _.������- J-  ouxuj&vi ouv vtcouvu   uu t3nLvutxtxa,y unguis  ���������to say nothing of the referee and  chairman, -  Latest word from Fred Haggart at  Victoria Is that the local recruits with  the Third Contingent are "jake," though Frank May is wondering why  rhubarb pie is not served regularly.  .Tom Butterfield of Duck Creek was  a visitor here on Sunday, returning  home from the doings at Creston on  Saturday night. Tom had his roll bet  on Dick Smith who hooked up with  Milt Beam, Eriekson's champion mid-  ������*J-G Y������ -C_ J, ti ������.  .  A poor man who dealt wif.h the bank,  Till the cash in his pecketbook shrank,  O'erdrew his account���������  Three cents ths amount���������  A-Jid the poor institutinn near sank.  This poor bank wanted its pay,  And said they naust have it that day;  The bank got ^helr cash.  So there was no crash, '  And we. hear its still running to-day.   *  '"���������" -   * -   ., v  S;inU^ittS^^4;-iiS'i&T3aJ-_#_sccjiikeT-T^  But the truth, if if ever-waS spoke ?*-"-  The poor man hstd to pay  ��������� The whole thing, the same day���������  Is it any wonder that he is now broke?  News of Kootenay  Kaslo has a few cases of chicken pox.  Nelson has $84,000 owing on arrears  -~-   ���������*-~-������������J3'S  Trail school has a staff of six teachers���������ail ladies.  -> To date Trail Ms contributed $2,800  to Belgian relief.  Golden   collected $20,504   in custom  charges during 1914.  Thisyear Rossland will mil thestrset������  instead of sprinkling.  At Trail the patriotic association ha_  $614.95 in the treasury.  On city   work   Fernie   will pay  its  laborers oQ cenes an hour.  ������������������ mi-     '_ " ���������"���������'*. #������������������������������������������������������    ^  A m,     *. .������       *  -uCic   io a. uuorcage  ot nouses tor,  renting purposes at Trail.  The Kootenay Lake Hotel  at Bal-  Trail*���������_  *_������ti  11' ^*_a._^"**-.*_%*   _r^������.u    T-~��������� ���������   *���������    jl  ���������*, -.'j-fvu  i^k������ ������f UJLIC Jim.,  DUCK CREEK  O. J. Wigen  Creston  spent  Wednesday  in  PresbyterianConcert  The ''A Presbyterian Ladios'Aid have  gotten together a splendid array of  talent for their iDoneert in Mercantile  Hall, on Thursday; April 29, at 8.80  jfi.m., when the following programme  will be; submitted: y      ��������� *���������'  Opening dhorus���������"O Canada!'!'  Instvumental���������Mrs. Dow������������.       '  Audi, uss���������Hov.y.B. iil. l'ow-  -' Quartotto-^'N^rs.    Garpentor,   jVfiss  Smith, Messrs. Staples, Klingensmith.  Ban jo Solo���������Mrs. Stark.  Solo���������-Mian Smith,  Instrumental Duett���������Misses Johnson  and Bradley.  Trio���������Messrs. W, add P. Truscott, A.  Biddulph.  Recitation-���������Miss Bessie Hurry.  * Diiott���������Mrs. Carpenter, Mr, Stnplcn,  Solo���������Mrs. Downs.  Reading���������Mr. MacDonald.  . Solo���������Mr. Roy Staples,  Tii������������^-Mc_cr_AV. and V. TniNuott,A.  Biddulph.  Snow Flako Dance by 14 young  ladles. ,  Banjo solo���������Mrs. Stark.  Solo���������Mr. W. Trnneott.  God Save tho Klnp-I  Mm Attridge and Mm. Stark arn  the accompanistcii. M.Boyd will preside.   Homonuido dandy oni ������alel.  M. Hagen and C. Wigen were Creston callers Tuesday.  M. Craigie of Erickson was a Duck  Creek visitor on Tuesday.  Charlie Faasland was in Duck Crook  from Saturday to Tuesday,  George and Miss Barbara Mawsoh  were Duck Creek visitors Sunday.  Lineman Embree spent Tuesday  afternoon here fixing up the tel. phono  line.  T. Butterfield was in Creston on  Saturday and took in* the smoking  concert. ���������_-' .��������� ���������  Kiislo Kootenaian:-���������After ltd cle/ui-  Ing out of lnnt week tho _Hy rusei'volr  is reported to be In excellent shape for  flh-ailiowrri" that 'about' ton wagon  loads or dirt, moot or it yoyy fine wdl-  me.nt, wero taken on I* <*t tho big water  reeopt-"iclo.    . . ,-,-:.',,'  , Clarence Pease and Jacky Moore of  Alice Siding wero"vlsitors to Duck  Oil Sunday taking a look at some real  sconory,  ��������� 'What's the matter with Alice Sld-  jijg? We suppose thoy have died a  natural death, as they hud nothing tc  sj^y lust week.  The strawberries aro In blopm now,  Tho season Is likely to bi)kvery oarly  and several ranchers are predicting  ripe fruit by tho end of May.  Tho postmaster has been Instructed  that the special war tax stamps may  in future bo at'eopted In prepayment  of postage on letters or postcards.  Paul Of ner returned from tho Cranbrook hospital on Sunday. Ho is looking a whole lot hotter, and after a  short roat will ho around again as  chirpy as eyor. i.  The Creston district has a brass  band of which it should bo justly  proud, and do all in Its power to help  the boys keep It going. The performance thoy t-tagod on Saturday night  was high class, especially the selections by the band and although tho  orowd was not nn big as It should have  boon, those who  did attend certainly  iml. th#>l*.   mnwm'n iiifti-j-W  Fernie anticipates coiiec-ii.ig jgi.IGO  interest on unpaid taxes this year.  Eighteen new pupils started school  -at Trail after the Easter vacation.  There were three bran new additions  to Trails population last week���������all  boys.  .Trail Roman Catholic's are building  a parish hall -with a priest s residence  attached.  Bartenders at Nelson arenow required to hold a license and must dig up _>2  pel year for it.  A total of 740 tons of zinc have been  shipped from Kaslo-Slocan properties  ao far this year.  Nearlv S00 new numes will be-added  to the   Golden  voters   list at the revision next month.  ������  " J. G. Cummings has beeu appointed  city engineer at Cranbrook at a salary  of $100 a month., "*   . ,     ^  -"o  ���������'������/������������������1 *.*>-%.*_**������������������   -*       -i*t.fi<*&r'* " ( _������������������������-������,  ' ^-\ *  s Michel ihines'are*still -working short  time morning "shift off Saturday^ Monday and Wednesday.  Woodticks are "reported unusually  troublesome to the cattle in the Phoenix district-this year.  Revelstoke has .purchased a hor������e  street sweeper to keep the city thoroughfares tidy looking.  The lumber business at Trail is exceedingly brisk owing.to the number  of houses being erected..  Revelstoke boys are gathering olrl  rubbers.   When sold the proceed., go  '  to'the Belgian Relief fund.  Times are improving at Cranbrook.  The Herald says a drunken man was  seen on -the stx eets last week.  ���������    ';'.'���������,������������������''������������������'"���������    '  '��������� ���������':'"������������������  ���������'>'���������   ������������������������������������' ''"���������'  In future-Fernie city employees will  not get paid for holidays, unless their- ,  work goes on in their absence).  Cranbrook board of trade claims the  prevailing depression has not reduced  the membership of that institution.   .\  E. Worden will receive $000 tor'  cloaning up Oranbrook's back alleys  and keeping them clean all summer.  Fernie is looking for a dog catcher  f������.*id poundkeopnr. He will k������p "������������cents  for each dog tag lie soils and poundage  feet", v.- y y,L*;.,,y;.'.y'y;yy;:':;/;;:,..", ,'���������'���������.','��������� A. -,_..' ;���������'.������������������  ,-���������.  Mr. and Mm W, Simpson of Howfcov  are furnishing a cot at the, Canadian  Red Cross Hospital at OHvedon, Engv  land. ���������'��������� . ��������� \a: ���������'���������'���������  W. D. Ross caught two 7-pound  char while flahing ne.ai* Bulfoui Tuesday last. He took the pair with a  phantom minnow.  Nelson's local roliof organization  gave help to 20 adults and SI children  in March. From now on no buchelon*  will bo given assistance.  A hi.^.' aiva w being hmtit over 011  Mount Proctor at Fernie uti a precautionary moaHuro when tho danger 1.1011-  ������on. for bush ilvcx arrive?.  Three Nelson flshormen wm'������ in the  police court, Monday and lined for  cat-ohing rainbow trout on F-1.it urd'*.y.  Tlio soofion op.'iiM on May 1st.  Otln ata|iJi������H Lumber company of  Wyoll-Vo put 1W) men to work In the  bush liuit wool.  Ferule  city englneor did a little hi-  ve'tit-isatlnn last Wank and found 7(5  leaky water tap������ on throe Htreetjt.  Whon thewe weror<*pah*<*d the prt.-^un*  nt. t.he HWI������'Mt*������l,'������' ���������������/>������������������������������*. W h\a������������4ii  :i  in i^mmtfiwit iii-  wmmsmsmas -S!^5?-5??t|^^  iw-pj-V"  m  'MS  if  p  N  w  ���������v,.  ������������������Jt  w  Uf.h)  im  Rial  '1  l_fi__;T&-_fy_-������-#. SBESi-dN. S. B_  __ a ���������_t������_   Airan e   Wk a _������__* n-n_*-������<iftY_rtni-   -*"i_*_*r*_*t I  rmri5 nun i BAt.ti-5yiy__ii_55 wt^ i  .  T_-taw*������vkn-z*_.'_-.  1/V1IUIMAIV O  Awakening  Wfetf-rifD-fmE-  awuus\uu3  KI IBB DA fit  IIV  ay a  uni<kvii.ini.'  A ������ Aflat. I ii__i-.i .-Li  This   Wonderful   Curative  W^A*%_|*K������VJl-lV  Woe  J-.J_.Mfc>  Al_r._-i.ef  j. j������.j_jt-._.vru w  Magical Fowers  You can compare a congestive pain  to a little fire. When congestion  smoulders, p-ain comes and goes. Congestion grows into iiiSa-nsiation. hut  pain, now intense, grows.excruciating,  and'stays, too. 'mere is an absolute  antidote of pain���������it is Nerviline.  New to you. perhaps, is Nerviline.  but known well in many lands as the  most penetrating and pain-subduing  pain remeay ever discovered. Not oily  or 'iUrsmelling, but pleasant���������it rubs  oa. Not -'temporary action, 'out perman  ent in its control of pain.  Not an ache or a pain anywhere  that it cannot reach. No ...r en ess or  strain that it lias not the power to relieve.   V  Nerviline is the only remedy in tlio  world sold under guarantee���������-!- It  does not relieve you, you get your  money back. Proof enough that Nerviline is a remedy that will fulfil, absolutely every renuireinent o������ a pain-  reliever, both for internal and external use. ~  Backache it cures like mis. <5? For  rheumatism, sciatica, lumbago, neuralgia, stiffness, sprains or strains, It  is the only thing. Large botllo, 50  centsj trial size, _.r_ cents; ������t -druggists, or The Catarrhozoae Co.,  Kingston, Canada.  ������������������ .���������"__ ��������� = " ��������� ���������    %J_t-._-���������_._.    -��������������� L. _._... -.1^    Al.-.    __*._-.*L.  t������it< cattictcy   usfii^i    i a.iuu^n   wiw   vv.w..  _    _. ������._..._. .     pgf.j-j-,Jr-,g  IIJIC      UUYCIUplllCnt     V  Industry  We  all  know  the    story  of   Denmark's  wonderful  agricultural  awakening,   and   its   direct   consequences.  Fifty years ago that small kingdom  was one of the poorest and least progressive States In Murope. In natural i  conditions it closely resombles Nova I  Scotia, of which it is only about two-1  thirds     the   size.    Donmark  is  now  maintaining a thriving population live  times creator than that of this province;   and   is   yearly     iiu-**ou_lii_   in  wealth   and     contentment,    largely  through the' scientific development of  its farming industry. Besides supplying most of its own food, it exports '  annually upwards of 100 million dollars" worth ol dairy produce and pork.  ������������������Halifax Chronicle.   ^  PATHOGENIC ULKMS  ������f*ne _i-e-i..e Kerni- ih-iJ. cause -___-.G_r.p_-, Pinkeye. Epizootic, Influenza, Catarrhal Fever, are so easily destroyed  and oxtielled from th_ system by using ''SROH^S." This  rott-edy -Uso multiplies and strengthens tho health germs in  tho f-ystcm "nnd fortilies tho hot-so, mare or colt -against  anv contagious diseases. "SPOHN'S" is always safe and  l-cady, and nftve.r falls to do its Intended work. 50 cents a  bottle, all drusg-Ists and turf goods houses, or delivered by  manufacturers. SPOHN MtHDlCAU Co.,'  Chemists, and   Bacteriologists,  Goshen,   Ind.,  U.S.A.  Capable of Magnanimity  There   has   never   been   any   real  grofind for toe fallacy so commonly 1  accepted by even intelligent Germans j  Hist "***!!"Ismd siiftT'i-Sd. *������* ^n onBortun-!  ity. of crippling an "industrial '-and commercial   rival.    We   hope   and   trust  that in the final settlement England  will  convince  all  Germans  that she  iiad no   such  -ulterior' and unworthy  aim.    England  is  wholly capable  of  aU-tusra and of:'mag������s'a,Us'ity, despite  all the Hymns ofAHate that can be  ���������A-rHten now and the. close of the war.  ���������Brooklyn Eagle.   '  Wipe Out London  to  TV ���������'���������'���������'���������"l  ���������VT1  f igui  \Z\*  "B JTaA j?*sl. -sua  Ih Old Age  German's "Humane" Suggestions  End the War-  "IL' we could discover a moans ot  annihilating L.ondcn in its entirety,  that would be more humane than  to allow a sisgle German to bleed on  the field of battle, since such annihilation would lead to a prompt peace."  1C.      V.U.V.  WHO WILL FAY OFF THAT MORTGAGE  Should You Die Suddenly V  ������^   Keep the Roof over the Children's Head by a Policy ia  THE EXCELSIOR LIFE INSURANCE CO.  OFFICES:    Winnipeg, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Vancouver,  __v.^.Z_gg*Jft>.      , Calgary,    Regina.      Agen.s    Wanted.  ���������������_F   TV  TV*  Cure  k-n.-i-.-V J \_' ,  war difficulty put forward by Deputy  Erzherger, one of the leaders of the  Reichstag Centre, in an article which,  says a French communique, appeared  ia tho "Tag." of Berlin.  ���������"Since we are under sea masters,  even if not masters above the  waves." continues the writar. Let us  ] boldly assert our superiority. Let our  t Zeppelins and our ; eroplanes, acting  of' .n concert with onr submarines, strike  I our perfiidiotis i'oe without i*espite.  I Britain has takeu from us about  ��������� four hundred merchant ships. Our re-  j ply must 1?G this: For evevy stolen  New, rich blood is what is most: ship a British town or village will be  needed in the declining years to keep j destroyed. Let us sow with the aid  up energy and vitality. That Dr. j of our dirigibles terror and death in  Chase's Nerve Food is a wonderful j the hearts of the British, people. All  help in- maintaining good health and j means must be good for us. Even if  prolonging life is attested by the writ- { we possessed the secret of shedding  er of this letter. ."' j fire   rain   on   the   British  soil,    why  Mr. Stephen J. ALeard, North Try on, j should we not make use of it?"  P.E.I.. writes:   "At seventy-five years j    _"n?s    Letter"   Brings    a  Message  Cheer to the Aged���������Results of  Using Dr. Chase's Nerve  Food  of age my neart gave out ana oecame  very irregular and weak in action and  would palpitate. My. nerves also became weak and I could do nothing  but lie in bed in a languishing condition, losing strength and weight. Iu  that condition I began using Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food, and am cured.  Had I not obtained this treatment 1  Good-bye te Asthma.���������Persons  sui-  fering   frorn, -that   extremely    trying  trouble known as asthma know what  it  is   to  long  with  all   their  hearts  for escane as from a tyrant. Never do     ,  they know when an attack may come ] *������^  and thqy know  tha":  to  struggle un-   c*11  aided is vain. With Dr. J. D. Kellogg's  Asthma    Remedy at hand, however,  The JOisease is Always Rooted in the Blood, Which  Must Be Made Rich  and Pure  .i*here are siill uiuuy people who imagine that rheumatism can be cured  by linimei-ts and rubbing, overlooking  the medical fact that the trouble is  rooted in the -blood. Rheumatism can  onlv be cured by cleansing and enriching" the blood, thus driving out of the  system the poisonous acids which  cause the rheumatic paint;. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills cure tbe most obstinate cases of rheumatism because  they go straight to tiie root of the  trouble in the blood. Every dose helps  t-������ make rich, red blood, and this new  blood expells the poisonous acid,  bringing health and comfort to the  tortured victim. Do not waste time  and money in liniments and outward  applications. Give Dr.-Williams' Pink  Pills a fair trial and thus drive the  disease out of your system. Here is  proof of what Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  can do in cases of this kind. Mr.  Richard Palmer, Wroxeter, Ont., says  ���������"���������For months my life was made miserable through _. combined attack of  "rheumatism and sciatica. The rheumatism seemed to settle in all my  joints and the sciatica paino were so  great   thajt   I   could   scarcely   hobble  MADE IN CANADA  THE   BIGGEST  MOTOR  CAR   BUY  of the  year.    A  combination  of  price, construction and equipment that" has never before been brought together in one car.  taixj-ci,  CtXAU.      OO  would now be in the box with the roof I thev can sav good-bve to ftteir enemy  over my nose.    At eighty-one I have ��������� and" enioy life again. It helps at once.  an energy which means go, and 1 am  wrting this letter so that old people  like myself may prolong their health  and strength by using this great medicine." 50c a box, 6 for |2.5u. For  sale by all dealers.  She���������Do you think it possible for  _ man to love two women at once?  He���������Yes,' twenty at once, if they  were all like you.  Doesn't it really seem that it gets  more and more difficult to make a  living?  Well, at any rate, it does to live  on  what one makes.  SAVED FROM  UstKAilUNu  By Lydia E.Pinkham's Vegetable Compound���������Their  Own Stories HereToId.  Panoramic View of   Rockies  Speaking of panoramic views, the  Canadian Pacific itself has just produced something out of the ordinary  in this respect. The official photographer of the railway, Mr. J. C. S.  Bennett, lias made a print 22 feet long  ou one piece of paper, representing a  panoramic view from Burgess Pass, a  panoramic view from Burgess Pass, in  the Canadian Rockies. This photograph, the largest ever made in Canada, which will be hung in the rotunda of the Windsor Hotel, at Montreal, shows Mount Field (8,645 feet),  Mount Dennis (8,326 feet), Mount  Goodsir, the Van I-lorne range, Mount  Burgess (8;_G3 feet), Mount ]_m������rald  (8,332 feet). Mount Wavta (9,990  feet), and Mount Vice-President (10,-  049 feet), and embraces a hundred  miles of snow clad peaks and glaciers  with the hotel at Field shown in the  valley at *^he left, and to the right a  eliiupse of the Yoho Valley.  __j.a-   in   xxiy  I was unable to do my ordinary work.  Neither doctors nor various remedies I took did nie any good. Finally  I was irfdueed to try Dr. Williams-'  Pink .Pills, and for this I have much  to be thankful for,*^.s -after taking a  few boxes the pains began "to disappear, and by the time I had taken  nine boxes every twinge of both the'  rheumatism and the sciatica had disappeared and I was -able to go to work  again a������. usual, and have not lost a  day through illness since. I am thoroughly grateful for what Dr. Williams' Pink Pills have done for me  and hope my experience will benefit  some other sufferer."  It is the curing of just such cases  as these that has given Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills their world-wide popularity. You can get the Pills from any  medicine dealer or by mail at 50 cents  a box or six boxes for $2.50 fiomThe  Dr.    Williams'    Medicine   Co., Brock-  KEETON caru are built to give  day in and day out service. Only  the best materials can give you  this service.  Keeton construction is of recognized quality. But. don't take our  word foi it, make us prove it.  MODELS  5 Passenger Touring.  3 Passenger Roadster.  $1,375.00 and $1,4__5.00.  I  SOME NEW FEATURES  1. Improved body lines, giving *  graceful stream line-effect-  2. Clear vision, rain vision  windshield. ���������v  3. Deeper anl softer upholstering, in high grade leather.  4. ^ Gasoline tault at rear, giving  a belter distribution ol weight.  5. Vacuum Gravity Gasoline  feed���������a feature of the higher  priced cars.  6. Addition nf one-man mohair  top. extra tire and tube and dash,  lamp as standard equipment.  AGENTS WANTED, EVERY PART OF CANADA   -f_-n_9>_r___i   BUB_p_.frif_west     I w__iw'B*  BRANTFORD,  .   _ J IM. __:__������������������������������.  .������__���������_������!������_ _-.������������_l  CANADA.  ville, Ont  1<U.I  Edmonton, Alberta, Can. ��������� " I tliinTc  It is no more than right for me to thank  you for what your kind advice and Lydia  E. Pinkham'B Vegetable Compound have  done for me.  "When 1 wrote to you some time ago I  was a very sick woman suffering from  female troubles. I had organic inllam-  mation nnd could not stand or walk any  distance. At last I was confined to my  bed, and the doctor said X would havo  to go through an operation, but this I  refused to do. A friend advised Lydia E.  Pinkharn's Vegetable Compound, and  now, nftor u������in������_ throo hnttlow of it, I  feel like a .now woman. I most heartily  recommend your medicine to all women  who Buffer with f cmalo troubled. I havo  mIho iuk.u I_>i_._. E. Pinkharn's Liver  Pills, und think they are fine. I will  never be without tho medicine in tho  house*'���������Mrs. Fiianic Emslky, 903 Columbia Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta.  Tin.- Otln-r C'u.s<-������  f B������a trice. Neb.���������"Just after my marriage my left ������ido began to pain mo and  the pain got ho auvero ut tiinei. that I  ���������uffered U'rribly with it I visited threo  doctor*, und each ono wanted to operate  on mi'-but I would not. coin*- nt to an 6p-  ������r*fion. I heard of tho good Lydia Iil.  Pinkhftin'_ Vegetable Compound war.  doinwr for others and I uni-d lu-veral bottled of it with tin* result that 1 haven't  been bothered with my Mlde {tinea then.  I atn Jn good health and I have two littlo  girl*. "--Mm. tt. B.CHii.n,Rt.ulr.c������,N<)l������.  __i.mm_.fii inr-   i -   iinw..j*    - iinrf-.-"nvirrurn"1 "'TTTrr*���������_������������������ i i"-* "���������"* i   w   n. u. urn  Minard's Liniment Co., Lira-tod.  Have used MINARD'S L1N1MRNT  for Croup; found nothing equal to  It; sure cure.  CHAS.   13.   SHARP.  Hawkshaw, N.B., Sept. 1st, 1905.  Her Dad���������What can you offer niy  daughteis-that equals or excells what  she has now?  Suitor���������Well, I rather think the  name .of Montmorancy is an improvement upon that of Skraggs,. sir; don't  you?  .   Their Guns Show   It  Let nie fee a man's rlilc and I can  tell whether he's a good shot or not.  At least t cjn. toll whether Iio'b right  hi suying unit ho's n good shot.  No good allot over keeps u rlllo with  a dirty or rusty barrel. It can't shoot  aa good aa ho'can hold. On tho other  hand, a poor shot never knows that  his riflo la shooting wild.  Un .1t*������d. pMh down tho lucky hits to  his credit und forgets nil about tho  times ho mlHHSs.-���������0. L. Oilman.  CRIPPLED  BY  RHEUMATISM I  401 N.Y. Ave, Whiting, Ind. Jan. 20th.  "Will you -pleano sciul me a box of Gin  Pills? When I sent for tlio lust hox, I was  nil cripple;! up with UhrOnrntiint and mvfuce  wns so l>_c!ly wwollen, that I could hjirolysee  out of my cyr.a, bin after taking about mix ot  the pillti, I felt soma better; nnd uftor a few  ijays.I had no more- pain. I havo recommended Oin I'illi to ������omu of my liiend-i who are  troubled in the .hum wny., I never intend to  bo without them as I havo tried uo many  other pill j and got no result s  Ma KI>. DEAN,  -vTilU'-'w Worm Powdcrn arc complete In thoniHRlvoH. Thoy not only  drtvo worms from tho system, but  repair tlio dunuiue that wormi. cause  und st) invlgorui*' tho constitution  thill it Hpeoillly recoverH' from the dis-  rtrdf'.u nf 1br������ iH-frlion flint aro tho  result oi' Un*- work of tlium. pavasitic  iitfni-Iri'K. They,do (heir work thoroughly and strength and uoiindnesii  follow tlu'lr use.  SR-CE'S SPECIAL "BIO FOUR" FIELD ROOTS  BRUCE'S 0IANT WHITE FEEDING 0EET-Yhe most vnlunble Field Root on tbe market, combines the rich minlit'-es of the Sugar Meet with the long-keeping, large size, easy-  harvestiug and hejxvy-cropplng qualitiesof the Maugel. %\h. 10c, '.lb. 18c, llb.D'Jc,  ORUCE'S MAMMOTH INTERMEDIATE SMOOTH WHITE CARHOf-The test of all field Carrots.  Jf_b.80c, Jilb.&Bc, llb.8l.00. .  BRUCE'S 0IAHT VELL0W INTERMEDIATE MAHGEt-A very close oecond tb our Cluut White.  Feeding Beet,and equally easy to harvest. J^lb.-lOc, *^lb:i8c, lib. 80c.    y  GRURE'S NEW CEHTUOY SWEOETUfiHIP���������The best shipping variety, na well as the best for  cooking;bnndsomeshape,unitormgrowth,purpieto^, #1_. VJn, jilh.'JQc, lib.U5c.  Prices are at irnmilton���������Add for postage, }i\b. Be, 5������lh. 10c, 1 lb. liie Each  additional pound 10c.~Wltere there nie Express, Offices this is cheapest  wny to Sena all orders of 5 pounds and up,  fiyKgE? E? Our lmndHomely illustrated 112 page cntnloRue of Vegetable,  rlaEgKo      Farm and Flower Seeds, Plants, Bulbs, Poultry Supplies,  Garden Iinplemeutg, ������*<5., for 1915.   Send for it.  John A. Bruce & Co-Ltd., &W!9fit^S!!S  \.i  Entrlish Railroads  KIDNEYS  You can readily lollif yonrhiilneyfl  or bladder in aftectecl. You will have  pains iu the suinll of Hits buck, jvroiti  or hips, your urine will hes highly  t>6lored, brielc dusit or liiucita depo-  -.1 Is will vshowiu Ihe ii.oiiiiii^, yutif  wrists or niilclesi may twell, all due  to iiinctivo hirlnoyn which Gin Tillo ]  will hoou put right.1- ��������� 2(12  ���������I  t.in I'ilWnrs "Rliuli- in Cnnntln". WK-. n hox,  f> lor V-.til)~iit nil il-iilon.���������SoM in   U. ,S.  nnJer Iho nanta "t!|NO'' Pillt.   Trial trt-iit-.  nitiut fr������������; il you  write Nntion.il   Urnur At 1  Cli.micril Co. ol Canntlu, l.imit.il, Toronto,  Aii aufliorcui unco nnlcoil a fuinouo  cdtlor to i;lvo hlw opinion on a hook  whifh hIh- liiiciiili-d to piihli-.li. In her  It'tlt'i- rdw; ''aid: "It! tli" w<>rlr In not  up in tho murk j hcK you will toll mo  ho i\h I Inivi- nllii-r Ivoiik In Iho llrt*:  nm\ lilioiild you t Ii Inlc thlH noU likely  to Miccccti I (run brimv out nomotliltii-.  .Mru*," Ihiviti-; retid over itr-voral  I)iii;o:i of thu uiiinuiicrlpt, tlio wlltor  1't.ilurn. d It. with -(he followliu; brief  1'i'innrk: "Mii'lntn,* 1 would ailvh.o you  to put tutu wnoie your nouu aro.'  ^S_k-^S____-~j'  PiHW____ __������_lM_i              |U,^iu__h                       i_i_ii   ill  mm mm   mm   #i  H_ Hja������JB____ii_i5_  ^g^j| luSSKSiKl    MInSSBRmI mWm%mW^  I-_____M_____������_Y'-_N_l*-__^ __  ^mmmmmmmMmmml^mt^!'-  ^0/*  Facility With Which Laroo Numbers  of Troops Are Handled .-  Tho KiiRllflh Kovornment ia well  ploaHnd with tho efficient and expedient manner'.In which tho.English" vail-  roads���������which, hy tl.o way, aro all privately ownod���������handed tho transportation of troops and war materials on  tho outbreak of hostilities. It may bo  statod that tho first moblllssatlon pr-  dor called for 1,500 trains. Tho work  Included tho bundling of 00,000  horses, requiring 0,000 vehicles. On  ono day thoro woro 213 troop trains  running in dUl'eront pstrtn of tho country. On ono busy day there wore 2.*)3  troop trains. Tho first of the expeditionary forces took 0,000 vehicles  with thorn*. 5,000 tons of baft'Rng'o. On  the burdeftt day 1.04 trains ran, Willi  ever 25,000 troops and over 0,000  horses. Ono lino alono ran 2,200  trains from tlio declaration of war till  September. Twelve railway companion  ...f-vr. ������������r\*n. ernod In ftH'tlltnllnir the  great work of transportation.  Minard'ti Liniment Curtu DandrUff.  A  Toe-Hold  "Diplomacy is~ wrestling with novei  problems," says Counsellor Lansing,  ���������'and tho novel problems seem to liavo  a toe-hold,  V  No surgical operation i������ nocennary  iu removing corns if Ilolloway'a Com  Cure bo used.  ���������,. HIb  Attitude  "What h. your position on this quosu  tion?" asked tho constituent.  Tho congressman thought a mlntito  and then replied:  "Vory uncomfortable."  ;  lu  a cane of Blander a lady took  the  wllnoBH  stand  on  behnlt of tho  plaintiff,  whoso t-uiuinol  v.a'i CNamltf-  hi;', hor.    "Now, madam," tho lawyer  he'gan, "please repeat the slanderous  ftui-M-ie'itu lUittlo hv the t'.e.l'endanl. on  this occasion Juut ua you heard them."  "f>h. thoy uro unlit for any respectable   person   lo   hour,"   wan   i.no   emphatic answer.  "r'*cn." ntild tho cvaminer, c*n\lnc-  I ly, "suppose you just whisper them  I to tn������ juu&ui  J&m**mMMl*m)-imlhM&%M^mm,MmU  ������T*1 *\ _P  awe _f^rra5r -Oa'  Constipation  ti Growing Smaller Every Day*  CAttTER'S IJTTI-R   ^���������������'.  LIVER PILl^ are  reipotuible���������they  miy ijiv������ ������_t.������.~  th(".ypermc.nently  tweCon$tlpa<  tim. 'Mil  lioriiii-o   _ m |  iIkia lor j������j*||^--;;W^    j J  ma. tntlktitkn. Skhlltaiatht, Sallow Skltu  Smnll Pill, Small Do������_, Small Prlc^  Genuino iuuhUw Signature  S& -??*!?"   Jm  Fit  , ,1 ,  i,.-.I-f������ ii i^!, ,*, ^i.i>i.,h,i ...ii ,'tort_i,w.-������.., , m i>i,.i-w������- iiwiw-wJii'-iiti'wirTrii-iMWii-i''_w"vi-riti'iiiiil^,Jift,_1|-*iiiL-fi'ii|iljt-a n , iiiiiitiHi-1ui (Lniinyi, WMHiMa^iWilflniW-IIMMWm  -Mi-t  ������Wt-Hl-_>t_  iiiwirti_iinffi-i_irt___iiiw  MM_WM  mmimmi V.  !  - 'tfiLfci KJiv'JHBWft Ciii_STON9 33. jr.;  bs  rA-'A-"^- rziA\  More -Patriotism  SI ������____,__>  _J - "������-_.  ^ ���������  a r^evtti  JCFlNfF  AP  B GIB*  _-__������������������-  A&&SJH  -a _r&&M?&&d&\ Need-  ana jrroaHCTion  and  tives, friends and acquaintances of  the-members to the addersses designated by the club members.  That is to say. Hiram K. Jones,  now ft prosperous farmer 'of Alberta,  lormerly, of Iowa, will furnish the  league with a list of his friends and  relatives in the States. Hiram is a  member of the Pino Coulee Settlement club, and a copy of the Pine  Coulee booklet is sent to every nkme  he furnishes. Hiram's circle of  friends are agreeably surprised to  get it���������still more so .when tliey come  upon his name in its pag^s. "Why,  for the.love W Mike!"'tliey will exclaim. "h_rp'a __1__ "Hirn-n. TC   In ���������_.___*.!"  quired to be known, it is now. Now,  when the empire is at war; now,  when many of the regular channels  of supply are closed; now, when men  in millions have been summoned from  j the*" paths of industry to the inferno  of destruction ;*now, is the time-when  Canada is called upon to put forth her  mightiest effort to help stem tbe tide  of destruction, to aid the empire-,and  to profit herself. '  In entering' upon the campaign in  which itMs now engaged, the department of agriculture of the Dominion  nas entered upon a task that should  do untold good. It is not that our  farmers noeded-"*altogethe--* to be  prompted to benefit themselves, but  that perhaps some of them do not entirely   recognize   the   seriousness   of  + _-__        Tw^-eonf  critical conditions of the future.   -If  For  More   Productiveness  _____ s \ Avoidance of Wasto  ���������   - -"������ -     *" j, j     ^_ *  i - " }    patriotism witnout production is an  TO POPULATE BROAD ACRES OF WESTERN CANADA I f/^Pty sound.    If  ever there  was  a  j time when by your deeds you are re-  J ^ j  Alberta Far_r.efs Form Clubs to Settle the Vacant  Lands  in  the  '  *   Province, and it is Believed that their Testimony, will have  "        . No Small Influence in this Movement  ..(By Charles. W. Stokes)  . Something definite- and sensible lias  at last been accomplished along the  line of agricultural improvement in  -Western Canada in the "formation of  the Alberta- Rural Development^  League, which, came into existence  at a convention at Olds, Alberta, in  the early, part of February.  Everyone knows that" the rural districts of Western Canada are sparsely populated and only very partly de-,  veloped*. and "everyone, concedes the  advantages which must ensue ''With.  the elossr settlement and greater development of all agricultural lands,  especially at the present time, a.hen  * it is. both patriotic and sound business  to bring every possible new acre' under cultivation. But between the attainable ideal and the results to date  of all the'various back-to-the-land and  other"-schemes which have been started there is .^wide gap.  The back-to-the-land idea is almost  coincident, as far as age goes, with  the age of this planet.' One might go  _������_������- _*���������_������������ #__* 4-jrv _w__-q<- *-_-n_4- -"T- __- *-_-������_--, _--. -l* irr\  UU      ****        O.**.**       fcvr       F^tt-v,.*        */mmmm\f       _>������������������ v      _-._.--.v* _/������������������_. -.J ������,w  accomplish" anything really important'  is almost as old. Looking back over  the long list of Utopias which were to  have been created, one is struck by  *i.j_i yotT-gT. t_qtiioKj fac*- that so ___s.nv  of the schemes bailed. A large number of reasons have been found by  writers-on social subjects to account  for this failure; but one reason has  never, I think, been advanced, and it  is probably nearer the root of the  matter. Everybody has always been  urging everybody else to go back to  the land���������nobody has . ever asked  them to come. -   .  The man who is alerady on the laud  has, after all, a considerable interest  in the matter. He is quite as much  affected by the success of any attempt  to cause the closer settlement of the  lands in his vicinity as the busjiness  man in the distant city or the financier in another country. His own  land will eventually be enhanced, in   _.1..~_        L-.A.       XI- ������. X       Z*.       ...������*.       *.*.       W...AI.        .I...  value-     dux    iuai>  xo   iiut.   av   uiuwi    iuo  desired immediate result, -which tabes  the form of greater social happiness-  ���������better towns, better schools, better  roads, ^more railways, more money in  sreneral circulation. These things are  to be had only when there is a sufficiently large r.umber of residents to  contribute.- A thinly populated district is seldom progressive.  If you can get tins changed perspective you will understand that the  farmer is a very important factor. If  he can, too, point to his own success  as a recommendation why ' others  should occupy and cultivate land, you  ^have a much more forcible argument  to put before them. One satisfied" settler is worth a ton or pamphlets���������one  prosperous 'man already on the land,  anxious to get others ' to come and  share his prosperity, has six times  the pulling power,, of the back-to-the-  _.?nd "advocate who, with all his interests in the cities, wants them to  go, >.  IL is therefore, obvious that no  scheme which has for its aim ������he  populating of the broad and fertile  acres of Western Canada should ignore tne possible co-operation *of the  farmers themselves. The value of  their testimony alone is enormous:  and if their actual working assistance  could be secured, so much brighter  would tire- prospects of the scheme  be. And this is exactly what the Alberta Rural Development League, getting a noteworthy precedent, proposes  '. to^'do.  '���������;  The modus operandi is'.ljrloi.y this:  "Settlement clubs" will be "organised  composed entirely of farmers. Every  locality will in timie, It is hoped, have  its own club, taking some arbitrary  area, such as one township, i'pr the  basis. Maps will be prepared by thoso  clubs, sliowlhg whnt vacant lands llo  around them.    Listings of this'-..land  will bo made, and if tho price is satisfactory   and the league Ib canyinced  that a man can mako n living on it,  and tho members are in a position io  recommend it to outsiders and friends  the central offico of tho league Will  see that literature pertaining to that  particular   section   is   prepared   and  circulated.   This literature, taking tho  shape of small -pamphlets containing  moHtly testimony from tho farmers la  tho vicinity, will bo sent out to rola-  TEA-THING' A COM! II TllPff IM' ".TUB:  flBJ  p i_I_  REAL AGRICULTURE INSTEAD OF NATURE STUDY           T������T_--������������  *&w    it txy  *~ nr u  w*   a eai-u  JL- MA UilJUg  An Americans-Writer Believe.*- that th  to Begin with the  Practical Application  First,  anjd then  Acquire Theory and Underlying Principles Later  43  claim, "here's old Hiram K. in print  Sooner or later, they< are seized with  the -itch to write to J_im, to find out just  how good* he has been making all these  years'���������whether it really is up there  in Canidy like them there books make  out. If they don't write, the booklets  are bound to come into someone else's  hands, sooner or later, so it amounts  to the same in the end.  Now Hiram gets their letter.    Ke  T__*r������i + -_C_   -.V_rt_rt_!_r      ������_-rw1       _>st11c_       4-1-. m-.-tv^       "U*_'<.       _3**_  *���������   ��������� mv\-e~ ^    wwvu        v* _.������-������.        %.\^mmu k; *������. w AJhJt, _L__.*W   *S        UVr  ing line since he quit loway���������has had  bad years with the good, - of course,  like everyone else in every part., of  the wide world, but; takin  into consideration has "-ot -"O kick  coming. Raises so many bushels of  wheat to the, acre���������not so bad, eh?  ���������has so many head of horses and  cattle���������not so bad in six years?���������  likes it fine, so does/Mrs. Hiram K.  Now���������mark the conclusion���������if* his  correspondent isn't happening to find  things quite to his liking, and is thinking df quitting his present lo-ca-tion,  why not go along up to Alberta, and,  above all, to Pine Coulee? Wouldn't  be like going into a strange section���������  Hiram K. would see to that. Let's look  up rates and read a little bit about  that country.   .  The league hopes to command sufficient finances to maintain offices in  the United States, with a human follow-up system, sending its "officials to  call upon the men oh the mailing  list. That may or may not materialize; but it is important to note that  the machinery wnich the league will  create will not be devoted-to boosttn.-  any one district. Every section will  receive its share of attention in proportion to the energies of its Settlement .Club, and the league will concentrate upon the development of the  province of Alberta as a whole.  The would-be home-maker in Alberta is obviously assured, if he gets  into touch with this league, of reliable  information. He deals direct with the  men who is already on the land and  making good, and he finds out the  real truth about the country. The  league has other objects besides this  primary one of settling lands in the  province of Alberta. It schedules'  amongst them its endeavor to effect  a distribution of the population of 'the  province so as to place say 70 per  cent, of ^the people on farms and the  balance in the urban centres���������to secure a better system of agricultural  credits���������to facilitate the transportation and marketing-of farm products  ���������and to extend agricultural education. Anfongst otherv things, it may  be stated, as remaps a, (significant  fact,���������that the Calgary Consumers'  League, which is a combination of the  housewives of Calgajcy to..keep down  the -cost of living, was represented by  its president and executive committee  at the Olds convention of the Rural  Development League.  It remains to say that'the latter  league has a strong executive. In the  person of Gf. U.A Marnoch, president  of the Lethbridge Board of Trado,  it has a president who has already  demonstrated -,the feasibility of linking up thb development of the city  with the prosperity of the farmer. Tho  Lethbridge board of trade's system  of advancing llvo stock to farmers is  proving a success,* and Is becoming  the standard of similar schemes elsewhere. The vice-presidents are H. M.  33. Evans of Edmonton, G. B. Smith of  Camroso nnd F. M. Black of Calgary.  The executive consist of E. L. Richardson and William Georgeson of  Calgary, A. J. Matthews of Modlcino  Hat, 3. II. Smith and A. T. Cushlng  of Edmonton, and Jaineti Speukman  of Pouliokl, president of the United  Farmers of Alberta,  Uxo war were to end tomorrow, there  would still- be need for every effort  in productiveness, for many years  must lapse before 'the devastation  that has been caused can be remedied  or repaired.-^ unhappily, the probabilities are that the giant ^conflict will  continue for many raoiitns yet, in  whicjj case tie mini of man cannot  fathom or foresee the damage that  will have been done to every form of  industry. To agriculture in particular,  by the waf.te of life/ by the wrecking  o������ property and by tiie spres ding oi  desolation. It is in repairing the  damage others cause that the farmers  calls'1 upon to aid. It is their  mother country that cries to tbem.  The agricultural department is not  alone holding conferences a"t many  points in the country,*-but it is engaged in distributing large quantities of  literature telling how the farmer can  best serve the interests of the empire, display his grateful sense of patriotism and' bring profit to himself.  In brief and explicit language, that  all who run may read and understand,  is pointed out the needs of the situation and how those needs can be met.  Above all, tho device is given .o  avoid waste. Everything can be utilized. Nothing need be tbr^wn away  as valueless. The economy of production is in saving.  The wisest can learn something by  reading, and in the Bulletins and Reports prepared and written by experts  and men of praptical science, farmers  will find hints, suggestions and information of the greatest possible value  at this season, and such as will advantage botn their iana and tnemselves  for all time. They will also aid them  in that duty to the empire which is of  such passing and instant importance  that to shirk it is to be criminal.'  Copies of the publications of the department can be h?_ upon addressing  Publications Branch, Department of  Agriculture, Ottawa. No postage is  required on the application.  How Khaki was Discovered  Young  Officer  Who   Made   Discovery  Becomes a   Millionaire  Khaki, the color of which will render  our soldiers  so  difficult  to  see,  was discovered by a happy accident.  The  British troops  in India wore  a  cotton   uniform, which   when it was''  new, was khaki in color, but after a  visit  to   the   launary   was- indescrib-  ab]e. a Manchester business man, discussing this defect, remarked casually  that a fortune awaited the man who  could    find a khaki dye that neither  sun,  soap  nor soda would  fade.    A  young officer heard the remark, hired  a skilled native dyer! and began his  search.   Years pasted in fruitless experiments, till one day, passing over a  heap of rags, relics of their failures,  they chanced ^ upon one piece which  was   BtilJ, khaki,A thougli   liits   laundry-  had worked Its will.   But it had received no special treatment so far a3  thoy knew, except that it had fallen  into a metal dish;   This was the secret.   The metal of the dish and the  chemicals in tho dye had combined  to produco that fadeless khaki color,  which   makes oi\r.   soldiers invisible  and turned thb lieutenant into a mil-  lionalre.���������Glasgow Times.  Much has been said and done during the last few .years in regard to the  teaching of agriculture in the public  schools, particularly the city high  schools. Iu spite of all this the farmer  remains the same and farms in the  same old way. Is there anything  wrong? If so, where is the mistake?  Should we educate city boys to go into the country and berome farmers, or I  would it be more sensible to educate'  the -country 'boys along agricultural  lines in such a way. that they will  want to remain in the country as  farmers? Why are we teaching agriculture in the city high school? Several excuses are given, but reasons  are few. If agriculture has any business in the city schools, it is .because  many high1 school graduates become  country teachers and because a few  country boys and girls attend the city  schools. Therefore, the course should  be.elective.   .  Doubtless the pedagogical way to  teach a subject is to begin with the  theory and underlying principi__" and  but the agricultural way *to teach  farming is to begin -with the practical  application and then possibly we may  get the theory and underlying principles later: The farmer is practical  first of allvand anything that is going  to have any~ef������ect on vhim must be  practical. He must see, for instance,  that rock phosphate if applied with  organic matter pays. Theories concerning all the chemical changes and  action of bacteria that bring about  these results are so much "rot" to'  him at the present time. We hope,  however, that he may look upon "book  farming" from a different angle* when  he sees that it really has a practical  application.  Why not teach agriculture in the  country schools���������real agriculture���������  not nature study? True, it is said that  attempts to teach agriculture in the  country have so far met with failure.  _Tl.-T p-iT. cp    -i-ATY.    T-V,ar������i-i-iril    -i._.eiil.e     n_r_o������_   ������j~���������o     ������������������ - ���������y     XT ��������� w-v.#������^*������������*     ax/...���������.������..^,     mawm_3~  ured by farming conditions how much  more can be said of it as taught in the  city high school?. "But tho country  teacher has no laboratory." There ara  farms all about, aud we should uot  make the mistake of thinking that  the substitute is bet.er than the thing  itself. When a profeso-jr in mechanics  wishes to put the finishinj touches  to his course, he takes his pupils into  a reai shop and shows them how  filings are actually done. Dr. Hopkins  o fthe Illinois college of agriculture  finishes his instruction in soil fertility  by taking his students on a trip over  "Poorland Farm."  That the country teacher has not  time, is another objection. If you  were to ask a representative body of  intelligent people how many could  name the bones of their body, or all  the juices poured into it, their effect"  on it, and what it is coiled at different stages; or trace the blood  through, ail the organs of circul������.tlci_  naming and locating all of the valves  of different descriptions, how many do  you suppose could do it? It is doubtful if one in a thousand could? If one  breaks a bone, (Joes he stop to figure  ���������*0-it whether it is his ulna or **'" ���������*���������"situs that .is broken, or does he*get a  physician and have the bone set witlv  out ever thinking of its narao? .If  he has a pain in the region of his abdomen, does he try to locate it in his  illium, or jejunum or transverse colon? He probably takes a dose of pills  and if that doesn't stop the pain, ho  goes to the doctor for some medicine  without knowing but' that the pain  was at the pyloric orifice.  -In a representative body of intelligent people, how great a per cent do  you suppose can give    a recital    of  Grant's manoeuvres in the capture of  Vicksburg    or of Meade';, and Lee's  in the Battle of Gettysburg, or of the  various ca.2spaigns.i__. the French s.s,d  Indian wars, or name    the different  cities on each- side of the Rhine or  the Danube or the Columbia or any  ether   river,   telling   what   each  particular city is -note a for and what industry the-people u~e mostly engaged  in?     The   teacher - spends  days   and  weeks   and  months   teaching    these  things, with v/hat reasons.*' The* excuses are that they train the intellect  or the memory or make better citizens ajid patriots.   Does it train the  :  -moi-y or the intellect to cram a lot  of facts  and  retain  them only long  enough to recito or write im examination on them and then proceed to ������or-  get them?    Or does  forciLg a child  to cram his mind with the movements  of armies and  the  arrangements of  battleships and retain them only until  his immediate need of them is past  make him/a better r������atroit-or citizen?  How much more sensible and to the  purpose  it  would   be  if-  instead  of  spending      so   much   time   on   these  things, the teacher would soend some  of  it  in   teachin'  the  chifd  how  to  make a living for himself and those  dependent upon him.   A man with an  empty stomach and hungry faces at  home" is a mighty poor citizen and no  patriot at all.       >  Why do our educators for the most  part persist in quibbling over theories  instead of teaching the child' something that he can use and that is of  real practical value to him? Such  things surely have as great value in  training the mind and memory as  what they are now teaching. It is  indeed a great tribute to the sturdi-  ness of our race that our boys and  girls develop into men and women in  spite of our systems of education.���������  C. H. Oathout, in the Banker-rarmer.  Lady French, wife of the Field  Marshal commanding In France, has  just been presented with the pistol  carried In his holster at Waterloo by  tho Duko of Wellington.  Canada's Loans In United States  Last fall, secretary of state Bryan  told the Monetary Times that President Wilson's disapproval of United  States loans to belligerents included  Canada, its federal and provincial  governments. Sine _ then nearly $14,-  000,000 of our provincial government  loans have been raised in the United  States, in addition to $30,000,000 of  Canadian municipal and' corporation  loans placed there. President Wilson  and Secretary of State Bryan'are possibly recalling the facts that It Is  difficult to separate trade from loans        X,       J������n������^*       nr.������|4.^i      n 4.     ...il,        m.._      4*4-.-... I.  ui*   lu   iiu.w-1   i_U������-ltai   ut.   vvni,   pui,  viO.U-LL  von Bernstorff, 'Gorman-"ambassador  at Washington, after sizing "iip this  loaning incident, will probably tell  Washington that it talks in German  and acts otherwise. Meanwhile, the  count continues to talk.  War ancf Love  -Invades  "The average man sleeps twice aa  long as he ought. Four 'hours out of  twenty-four rdevoted to Morpheus  should be sufficient for any man. Furthermore, in the futuro, man, aided  by electric Tight, will overcome his  habit ot Bleeping���������go with lest, and  less sleep, until finally ho never  sleeps at all," said Mr. Hdison.  Scottish Experiments  Old   Country   Expert  Glvca  Valuable  Information Regarding Rearing  <jiid Ftiudhifj oT Stock  ProfOBSor Gilchrist, Armstrong Col-  logo, Nowcastlo-on-Tyuo, gave nn, ad-  (lreflR  In  Aberdeen    on oi.lcl.nt nnd  economic    manuring and foodlng tp  tho Farm or StiMout..' Association oi  tho North of Scotland Collego of Agriculture.    Partlculara   woro   given   of  ���������ALFALFA IS 1 VALUABLE; CROP  throe years thereafter.  The profo-isor gave-particulars ro  garding tho reaving and feeding >.i  clock. With tho Increase In tho coot  of store cattle an important point was  to consider'how eiittlo could bo retired  In tho most healthy and economical  manner. , Young stock mado hotter  galii3 from a given amount of food,  thnn old or cattle, and largo amounts  of food woro wasted whon cither under Jcouing or over tootling was practised. Further, food should not bo  wasted In tho final Btagcs, whon tho  tho rosult of a largo numhor'bf oxper-] llvo  weight   galna  became  eon_idor  luionts  carried  out  at  Cockle   Park | ably  reduced  In- proportion  to  food  viitm. _��������� i*-,uic.-- wuia ,jiv-H (.now-iiL;  how anlckly largo amounts of nitrogen can ho collected by JokuiiiIiiouh  plantn under favorable cohdltlono. It  was found that on tho average 11  huuhola moro ar, aero of wheat, barley, and oatB woro grown whoro tlioso  eropo followed clover; barley envo an  increased yield of 0 bimhola por aero.  Tho great bulk of *^ho pasturcland at  Cocklo Pnrjt had boon linmousoly Im-  aero    ot high  fcrndo ulng as a Hint  irtLhlitfi,    arid t c">vt. uii '-icrc oviu'y  !  _u*i-.;i.ut_u, uiui at lliu nuuio Unit) the  moat wno depreciated by becoming  too fat.  The mnnurlnc ot crops should ho  connidorod from tho point of vlow of  tho wholo rotation, and oven longer,  and iilfio tho Hinting rcsultu rathor  than immediate remilU Hhould bo  aimed at in Iho manuring of hay and  piiHturo. A change of seed from Canada waa alwayu good ho far n.i onlii  woro concoruud. Whorcna lutrloy direct from Canada alwnya gavo poor  ruuulu.���������Alunii'Mul   WcuiKly    wit neat*.  Feeding  Lambn on    Alberta    Alfalfa  Proves Profitable  Alfalfa ia becoming an Important  crop on tho irrigation lands of Southern Alberta, and an .experiment has  .lust, been conducted by tho Dominion  Experimental Station at Lethbridge  to ascorta'.n its vaiuo tm a feed for  lambs. The result shows that it Ih  entirely sntlHfnctory and profitable to  buy lambs at market prices and food  Llicm with alfalfa at. tho principal  ration. Tho Alfalfa, ration was supplemented with smnllor quantltlca of  oat slioavofl and a certain amount of  grain.  'iho iul'tow'tuii {_<.;*iciUc-iU MiOW_ thut  tho average profit per head realized  wuh over ono dollar:  Group 1. Group 2  CoBt  of  230   lambK. .qtO.S.'tf $   0.������.7fi  Cont of food   2������1.2fl       L'������7.r,n  CoHt   of   labor   (out.-  mated)     -13.75        -13.73  Inloroflt    on    Invest-  im-nt     ; 22.14        l!2.l 4  '������������������lil'i     , , ,;j.|,_l'l..t-U   -pi,;. t_. in  Soiling price    l.tiuu.u:.   l,fi8...)2  Men  proiii   ........     j_n,oa      i*".3.7;l  In this experiment" tho alfalfa was  valuod at $8.00 por ton In tlio stack,  and tho oat shoavos at $10.00 per ton.  Tho cost of tho salt glvon is also included. The grain which consisted of  otiual parts of oats and barley, fed  whole, wu. <.hurge.l ut 1-J-i.t- per pound,  which Is quite In 'keeping with the  market piico at tho pronent time.  In arriving at tho ilguro quoted alio wuiicu wafi mado for tho cont of tho  labor and interont wan alno allowed  on tuo uiuoimt 'invested at tho rate at  8 per cont. for 3M������ rnonttm. Tho result  of tho experiment is further proof of  tho greater profit to bo made by niar-  ���������j-r><i,i.������- prtvnn "</���������������_ thf hoof _. tliov t.hn***.  in tho ordinary way, and' nlao nltovvu  that when farmori. oiigut>,-> iu raising  llvo titock thoro is no limit to tlio  markot which may ho eutablliih<i<l for  alfalfa crown on tho irrigated lands  of Southern Alborta.  Louisiana    Girl's     Romance  French  Trenches.  Cupid has invaded the" trenches of  the French army.   And therewith lies  an interesting tale. ���������,-���������,���������,,���������,������������������  -. When   the  L&fayettey Fund  issued  its appeal for money to be used in the  purchase of comfort kits to be sent to  the soldiers in the French trenches,  $2  came  in an  onvelope from Miss  Adele Leuville of Planquemlno,   La.,  with hopes that '^this terrible war will  (..soon..be-..over.". .Mnt-tt kir. that is forwarded contains a card upon which Is  written   the name 02 tho contributor.  By odd chance Miss Leuvllle's kit was  received by a soldier named Maurice  Dubois of the  Twenty-seventh Company, Sixth Cavalry, of the    Fourth  Army Corps of France.^,  , In  the  frosty  weatlftr of the Ar-  gonne trenches, Comrade Dubois coUld  not restrain a feeling of gratitude for  the kind person who had sent him tho  warm stockings, tho woolen mittens,  the snug-fitting   undorwor ���������   and tho  comfortable cap   and   nipffler which  composed tho kit.. And na he thought  of writing n letter of thanks to tho  donor, it seemed���������as if tho namo wero  familiar to him.. Dubois communicated with iho   Lafayotto Fund at tho  Hotel Vanderbilt, Now York, saying  that seventeen yenr8 ago ho went to  school with a girl of the jamo name in  Nancy, Franco, whon   ho was 12 and  sh������r~li years of ago.    Ho aakod that  Inquiries  bo mado    to ostabllsh hor  Identity If possible.    This wan done;  It wa������ conilrmod that Miss Lcuvillo  was Dubois' former schoolmate, and  nlic wrote him that alio would pray  for his survival of tho war and welcome his promised visit    to    America nt that futuro tlmo.  But. this incident eventually nrousod  tho patriotism of Minn Leuvlllo or  nwnkonorl romance In hor nM.ir<*������. Sho  wrote tho Lafayotte Fund that nho  would Hko to go to Franco to act as  nurnis in which capacity alio had nomo  Hvnerii������n(t,e.  Saturday, j'ob. 1.3, alio sailed to aid  her native Franco on the thing line���������  and nee Mauiico Dubois.  Tho hlnii explonivo favored by tlio  AuntiIana In called ecrntillo. Tlio  nccrot of ita compoaltion la only  known to two int-n, who im*. nullvi-n  of that country  of    particularly  ngniiiHt form and  i-urtln. .rim  It wat_ on January 20, 1856, Afty-  nine yearn ago, that Iho Victoria  Croia. wuh founded, and It*in a striking iliiiHtratiou of tho ������trictnosa with  which tho decoration ban been conferred that only nomo 5G0 officers and  infill   ))Avm  x*.r������ii   it.   Im'liullt).'   -Iuimo  in  It la an  exploitive ' whom It hail biit.ii awarded dniiug tho  dcMtructiva    pow<_r  preaent campaign.    Thero aro about  170 ���������Biirvlvlnj; reclplentf*.  I  ML  m  ik^m^m^^m^aMm Alf������.  ���������$__v  :-������?5,a;-  I-������*>*#������  mm-  to^-',-  K&_.  p.. ������_,-.-���������  Pi  fc**  ti^J-s  Is__.  5_^%  ft&y&  fe__  ���������i.  -*_  I.fft-  l&i!  _)!  is  in  If  I'-'(:���������'!-;  m  Hi  i?.  m  iHt CK__srON KcVItw  ins: i^ns.UiP. riL������5E.������tj'  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription : $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  i~t    "171    TJT ���������-���������-���������������-���������.���������     *r\  -     -a   *-%���������%**  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, APRIL 23  ������   -_��������������� -v>-������c_ *������������-_-������,c- ������r������ B.o������__^5s_4rti-/-.-_  -__J'U-_-_ll'VJ-  "1VXI   X_*U,--.VIIJlV*l������*.������-,C-  Then there is "be wide-open,  chance to ch_ir,go ei_ctiou crooked  work on the part of those entrusted  with receiving the vote, to say  nothing of the golden opportunity  to tamper with the ballot boxes  while en route back to Ottawa for  the final count-if necessary.  In constituencies whei'e the vote  polled at home is close ,there will  be no telling who has triumphed  until the soldiers' ballots arrive on  Canadian shores���������and if a submarine should happen to give the hoist-  to the vesael transporting the aforesaid ballot boxes what a fine xnixup  the coutry would be in. And with  Canadian troops  stationed  in Ber-  BB  "4  While provincial,   politics   have  been occupying the stage for some  weeks between acts  there has been  a little stir  in  the federal arena,  particularly in the matter of a Liberal candidate  for West Kootenay,  in which constituency The Review J  is assured Creston is located accord- iuuda> Frarce, Belgium, Egypt and  possibly Germany by the time polling day arrives���������well the fellow  charged with making a return of  the soldiers' votes cast will have a  long wait for some of the ballot  boxes to come to hand.  Yet again, and the supposition is  -ing to the 1914 redistribution.  Although nothing official in the  way of a nomination has been done  both the Nelson and Revelstoke  Liberal Associations have endorsed  ���������the candidature of W. A. Ansfcie of  Revelstoke,   managing director  of  S. A. SPEERS. announces the purchase of  the retail business formerly carried on by-Lancaster  & Co., possession beine taken on April 21.  . ���������*  We propose carrying a complete stock of Dry  Goods, Groceries. Boots -and  Shoes, and all other  tilled   lV/Cttlvi    ill    ctii    x.x  *-\s.^/~_ = H_3  CXV*"     C-i������,-'i Cxx   vj-������,v^x >������������������  the Forest Mills of British Coluin-i11^ far-fetched, suppose on polling  bia. Interviewed at Rossland last I ^y ^ advance is under way will  week in this conixection, Mr. Anstie |the J:'anadiun trwPs he recalled  vrac   .....   K_c;i-.-.i  i���������   c.___;..rr  ��������� v.<__���������'"from the attack to mark  their bal-  i _ ilot. or will it  be s--rnoie..t-   to  ..._-���������_  -vva  ._*. ������.. VJtJ  " "fr l*-Ol. *** <r_������V������* ������*���������-_*--. J  .���������*-.-**>*.     ������������������-���������i.iii.it.t'S't'iCfii    ilC?  A    -  aui/ on  And hov  are   those  i'_eh  would be Very ..''much" inclined   toiOI":v l,,t*  accept it. I {ightiiig line  ;��������� The prospect, of Mr. Anstie eon-jlaitl tt*> iu Ctw *"*pitals & exercise  testing one Kootenav eonstituencv ithe franebis^ In case of an elee'  ana E. A. Watts of Wattsbui*g (or!tion P^^st' has Vol. Sam instruct-  Gmnbrook) the other, has _;iv.n !*d Kitchener to give leave of  rise to some talk of the B.C. lum- I **>*������������** to all material witnesses.  ���������hermen having decided it was high | The whole Proposition is as ridic-  time the industry was more largelv !ulous dS n 1S mi practicable of suc-  represented at Ottawa, hence -tlie !wssful operation. For the sake of  appearance of Messm Watts audi0111' ^PHtation for national horse  Anstie We fancy, however. the!seiise ifc is fco be hoPed the war wiU  lumbermen will resent any such | ^ ended before tllis Pieee of elec"  impeachment.   particularlv  in   the!tio" machinery is set iu motion.  matter of the East Kootenav-ciindi-1 '  date.  By stocking the newest and best lines, selling  at the closest possible -margin of profit, by courteous  service and strict attention to business we feel sure  you will find it to your advantage to favor us with  at least a share of your trade.  Soliciting" the oleasure of a call from the firm's  many old customers, and the citizens of the Valley   u__  gciiciauy  \/ , f��������� ��������� i : v  jcouiSiui  L>u_.iiit;__.s,  S. A. SPEERS  Greston, April 22, 1915  They are too shrewd to .'back'1  theWattsburg political blatherskite.;  Freak Legislation  Taking things by and large our  federal law-makers cannot honestly'  be accused of wasting time discussing and enacting freak legislation  ���������that is up to the present session.  But the war or a misdirected patriotism, or a combination of the latter with the notion that there was  votes in-it for-the government candidates has proved the undoing of  those members of the present parliament who voted in favor of the  bill to enable the soldiers at the  front to vote at the forthcoming  Dominion election. The bill had a  rough trip through its various  stages in the house, and as finally  passed would be hardly recognized  by its originator���������some well-intentioned'but over-zealous M.P. from  eastern Ontario.  The ballot will not contain the  names of the candidates in the constituency in ^whicli the soldier is  entitled to vote, but he will simply  make his X mark opposite Liberal,  Conservative-or Independent as his  preference goes. Tn these dnys  when the electorate has a tendency  in many case., to vote for tin* man  rather than the party it seems  lather crude to leginlate* that the  fellow on the firing line should bo  denied that privilege; or in case  f here aro two independent candidal :oh (or more) running to havo  no means of indicating who his  I'l'efcronei.* is for.  During the session just closed at  least three members���������Oliver,Foster  and fJarland have boen connected  up with Home deals that we arc a._  hiired utterly destroy their uel'ul-  u������-HH as repreHontalives ol" the pen-  pie. Yet if any or all ol" these  ���������.������������������Mtlenieu happen to be, runojiiinat-  .-d -and in the ease of Mr. Oliver,  he Iimh already been Noleeted toeon-  lent Went' I.diiionton our soldier  boys, having no definite inl'orma-  f ion as to who is running, if they  vim; hi uii are compelled toendoi-He  tie- e'H.'-id'!.-lire nf n.Mi who un; pa  lilieall.V nndcMU'ahle either on the  right ���������'!' left ni'  Mr, Speaker.  Kootenay Ignored  While our language may be a  trifle strong there seems to be no  denying the fact that there is something rotten in the - state of Denmark in the present military situation as it- affects Kootenay.  Since hostilities commenced this  part of British Columbia has provided at least a thousand recruits  for the overseas forces. To expedite matters the 107th East Kootenay Regiment was organized, drill  halls rented in order to train those  desiring to go on active service, as  well as those volunteering for home  defense; Officers have purchased  uniforms, and given freely of their  time and substance to foster the  military spirit,lind in return for all  this laudable activity not.a solitary  tangible token of appreciation has  been forthcoming to date���������not even  uniforms or the rent for armories.  hr the selection of mobilization  centres all the good things have  bacn showered on coast centres. In  the matter of utilizing a Kootenay  citizen soldiery for the protection  of life and property in the Kootenay  not a soldier has been asked for and  not n guard ha:: been posted although most ovory trestle and every  bridge, patt-ioiibtrly along the.main  line, is amply patrolled and guarded. At Grand Forks it has been  deemed expedient to keep on active  service a volunteer company of (10  or 70 men in command of local officers (and a payroll of $2,000 a  month), but in glorious Kootenay,  where we have a big foreign ole-  mont, and a stretch of railway line  and other properties whoro alien  enemies could create considerable  havoc to life and limb, we must  perforce trust in the Lord and keep  our powder dry.  Home   weeks    ago   we    had    thr*  announcement    that,   a   Kootenay  regiment was to be recruited at once  to   be   mobilized  at  some point in  this territory.       (1p to the present  the only definite .news in   this  connection ia thai  nunc (Vol. 'Davis, an  | easterner,    will    be   in- command.  , Nel.'.on, Kin.Ii> and  < 'lauiaoolc have  | been hot foot  after   the authoi itiea  I to name them as   the  mobilization  point, but sile.ice reigns supreme as  to where the aii-Kootenay troops  will be assembled���������_-though there is  a  report   that   New   Westminster  will be selected.  In the matter of choosing officers  for the contingents already gone  abroad the men of -Kootenay have  not been given a square deal, taid  In the selection .of. a head for ths  all-Kootenay corps it is amazing,  to state it mildly ...that no selection  was made of" a Kootenay man.  Certainly we liave ample competent  and deserving bfljeei-s^-tn the  district. ...  The attention of K. F. Greent  M.P., cannot be too strongly called  to the shabby treatment the authorities have handed his constituents  in every direction in military matters since hostilities commenced.  As a matter- of common courtesy  we are entitled to much better consideration, and���������-well."from a vote-  getting standpoint Mr. Green will  find all the time spent on the responsible officials, to get for the  people of the Kootenays their fair  share of the good things in this  line, one of the most effective arguments for the campaign he is likely  to be undertaking shortly.        ,  Business Confidence  The return of B. A. Spoors to  business life in Creston is one of the  niOBt gratifying signs of, the times  in the Valley.  Sam has had a whole year practically to size up tho business possibilities of various parts of tho province and after a protty oaroful investigation his dooision to stick to  Creston is protty satisfactory evidence that tliere aro quite a Pew  years of good business left in the  district yot.  It is possible, of course, that he  hnr; made a nn.-lau'i-, being but  human, but even the rankest pessimist will admit that when it comes  to sizing up a propositign S. A. has  a knack of turning things inside  out and upside down rso that should  there be any doubtful features to be  reckoned with they are not liable lo  be overlooked in the examination  for discovery.  While norma.) conditions are not  ilisl  around the  corner, evidenee   i������  not lacking- that they are not many  blocks away. Already in some  lines^ there is a quite noticeable  change for .the better. .  While it is a pleasure to welcome  Mr. Speers into the business circle  once more the feeling is tinged with  genuine, regret that Creston is  liable to part company with T. J.  I_ancaster. He has been a good  eitizen and a type of business man  that any town cannot have too  many of.'- Those who know him  will not hesitate*, to endorse ' the  opinion of a citizen who remarked  tliat "He io as straight as a string  no matter ho\v you take him," and  wherever he may locate Mr. Lan-  ca-ster will have the best wishes of  Creston citizens generally for a full  measure of���������. prosperity and happiness, and many years of it.  KITCHENER  H. Rynieil spent the; week-end.in the  city of Nelson. -  G. A. Hunt was a Creston caller one  day last week.  Guy Lowonborg of .Creston was seen  on our streets last Tuesday.  The ranchers of this .district are all  busy preparing tiie soil for another  bum per crop.  Misses Nedorlirl 'and A<lani.soii returned on Monday from a visit among  friends in Spokane.  Pinlay and Miller were out oh..Sunday looking for bear but they report  sitftis few and far between.  B. Johnson was called to Yahk'j last  week to fill the important position of  best ��������� man at the Lethge-Wulker  wedding.  Messrs. Duble, Fin ley and GuHtofsoit  moved to tho Grossing last week, whoro  they will spend a- couple of weeks with  G. A. .Tiiut.  A son try was giving oloso attention  to hits pout in the neighborhood' of a  British army camp in .England, challenging returning stragglers late alter  dark. Tho following is reported as an  incident of bis yigll:  Who goes there ? called the nentry  at the MJiuuiioi appiiiauhing ioutHtnps.  Ooldi-trenniH Guards! was the reply,  I'asH, Goldetiyams Guards! rejoined  the sentry.  Who goes there? again challenged  the sentry.  ���������Il.tli Highlander*.! returned the un-  ween pedenL. ian.  Piikn, inth Highlander!  Who goes there? wounded the third  challenge.  None of your d ��������� laisineasl wuh  ilii������ l<n������l-v re-.lv  Pi.HH.Oaiu.di'inN. ae.mlwed Hi-> ������.'���������>. tw  v/wr  _3    ff^  ouagei  ii  -il  ?!  .'ii  A golf club has ' been organized, a 1  Cranbrook.     - _  Xt ivjik 84 degrees in the _ni. at Phoenix on Friday last. - L ���������-  Rossland's mining payroll for the  past month was close to $100,000.  West Kootenay Methodists havf*  their district, meeting _at" A Rosslarfd in  May. -  Vernon council will sell two of "the  city teams, for which,there is no work  this year.  Vacant lot fanning does not appear  to be making much progress in Grand  Forks this spring.  Vernon is confident the new Bishop  of Kootenay   will make that  city his   ~  homo, temporarily at lea������t.  Biairmore Enterprise:���������Some of the  hotels in tiie IY...8 haw decmled io introduced-the ten-cent beer.  The editor.; of the-^.Gazette   had the-,  pleasure   of smoking   th<^ first cigar'-       .  niade   in Grand  Forks;, one day .'last  week..y-y v-;--. ���������     ..y'- '���������'AAfAA'.:~-..'-'A ���������.'���������..���������''���������'��������� ���������'  The Enterprise stamps, that tho liquor    '  store at Biairmore is one of the most  attractive business places in the Pass.  Since the one-cent piece was.introduced at Green'wood,, jt,has biienmuch  in evidence on the church collection  plates. .''���������''   '.      ���������;'��������������������������������������������� .'���������-'\''1''-'  A -photo gallery-, has; just boon open-"  ed at Biairmore and there is a rumor  that  another'  restaurant   is to start,  shortly.- . .' - '  ��������� ��������� ������   i       ���������     ���������       ���������       >  To date throe resld.**htN of���������Phooniv  have raised the necessary finance to  visit the Vni.ania,-P.ieiflo exposition nt  San Francisco.  Civic expenditure at Forme for 1015.'.  aro expected to total $72,0.0.   The estimated receipts iiro'$511,857, leaving  about $.1,202 to bo raised by taxes.  Tho Gran by mining company is in-  ei-oamng the stall' in the, mines al;  Phoonix as fast as the mine can ho put  in shapo and will soon be up to noi>  mal, -  Cranbrook Herald:���������Advice from  various part;_ of the district' Indicate  that lumbar has coninienced to move  and it Ih likely thnt iiiwt of the mi!!.;  will bo running before long.  Hc-'akh���������Somo of Pentjoton's young  ladies are reviving the old and pretty "x  custom   of .street   singing,   and  they  held   their   flint open air   conceit   on  Main Hfreetisouth on Monday evening.  Cra.ibi'nnk'' Herald :~-Horoa,ftor   the  Mother   Prov'iii*������l)>l    h-iIIIm. Iim..i*<,.i    <������.  Cranbrook, liiHtead of at the coast.  ThiM- i:\ty !,*���������. found Lobe inoit: .,.-nu*ni  and tho work  of tho province can he  hand!*".! more . ^'f-.-dltiouj.ly   JYoiii iSii*  tini������������i  I  ���������*��������� VsP  ..A3  klu-t^lm-^  u.^,m������������������i_������m������*i������-������**W-** mm*- .iwiw*������������������|i*-|***"i!,������*1  M.w>,..^v,^.*VA.r^,.,,-f'^'--.^*i-^5ji;__~_  i_______ti  ...U^M^.WMM.,.IM<HM1,H.,.^WMWW.H.  iit_____l_r      -"���������������i',-*-"-������*���������������  ^   if    ^^^^^^nfl^iri-iffffll *^__!l^^ ���������- l_q-_���������--  ^j^SEj^^E^S^^  y_^_^_i___M_M4!____t___-_  I_______l_Lu__u 111 I.i 111 __l^���������_ii________-i_lli-i IIU _IT_I1 _hl tktSU IU  tfflHBB^^^g^^^2!l^rE___________________^_________B  _tt!iti_ai_._i!_i____'l_;______l_.  Wm4 h:  ���������'HE PRESTON  REVIEW*  HF1 PS  The Leading  OU j&ill* make   no   mistake  when you get on the train .*|������)  if you sign the register at ^  the  Creston' Hotel.      Travelling ������  J&tf /   _��������� fA       men  w1^  substantiate. this,    We j||              . .     I  study  the  comfort of our guests. __������  I Fruit    Belt \ The" rooms are well furnished m W  S                       J a manner up-lo-date. ga  f~        '~1    '                                          : ������  lOsr   &?������$__. 1  Headquarters for Mining Men, w  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists g?  and Commercials. ������!?  6&  to?  0_.  JOtt  ^_^x__\x___e__i-ffi_  *������sy,<3S2ocB-XtsyxB^_S'  *t__W_f"F  - b - __>_-__  JL JLJL  riMAj)Taivr ra aTvrxr  ^���������-rajLS  JL._r&.J.^     JL9JT3l������T* JL%  **&-   *^^^I������iivjix^^_%_v/j__-rf^-  S5R EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O..LL.D-, D.C.L., President ,  ALEXANDER X-4J.RD. General Manager JOHN AIRD, Ass't Genera! Manager  OaFsTsL, SI 5,000,000    R  SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS  Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits of $1 and  upwards. Careful attention is given to every account. Small accounts  are welcomed.-   Accounts may be opened and operated by mail.  " Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, with-  {-jr&wais to be made by any one of them or by the s-i_.rv.vor. S21  C. G. BENNETT  Manager Creston Branch  IBS  OB      III  EGGS FOR HATCHING  DEAX_B-_IN  High class Boots and Shoes  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Speciatly,  <aa.  SYNOPSIS OF OOAL MINIG KE0U ~  ,, ,'��������� '/A..y,,L:-_Tioi>rs,-;-;v:'.:  IMtave-soaae choice S. C. W-. Leghorn  Eggs for sale. If-you want some of  these get your orders in ������t once, they  are going fast. This is choice stock  and best of layers. Going at $8 per 100  or single setting of 15 for $1.50. I am  in town Wednesday rooming of each  week.   B.M. THOMPSON, Creston.  MINERAL ACT  FORM F.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVMENTS  Ooal mining rights of tb6 Dominion,  iu Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Ablerm  the Yukon Territory, the North-west'  Territories and In a portion of tho Province of BrltiBh Columbia, may bo leased  for a term of twenty-one" yenra at  aa annual rcstr.l at v* an ao*-������'. Not  more than 2,560 aoreBwill be leased to  -one applioant.  Application for a loaeo must bo made  by tho applicant in peioon to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the diet riot in which  the rights applied for are situated,  In survoyaa territory the land must  lie doeoribod by seotionn, or legal nub-  divisions of seotlons, ana in utiHurvoyod  territory tho trnpfc applied for shall be  Htaked'Ont by the applioanthfmsolf.  Each api-lioation must bo accompanied  by a fee of (5 which will bo refunded if  the rights applied for aro not available  but not; otherwise. A royalty phnll bo  paid on tho merchantable output of the  mine at tho rate of llvo cants per ton.  Tho.person operating: the tniuo shall  furiiii-h.tho Agent with b������voiii returns  accounting for the fell quantity of mvir-  ohim table ooal mlnod, and pay the royalty thereon. If tho ooal mining rights  are not being operated, such returns  Nhonld bo fnrninhfW. nfc leant, once a year  Tho leano will inolttrte the onnl .Mining rights only, but the loauee may be  permitted to purohatu. whatever available Bnrfaoo rights may be oonsldbred  ucccsnary for tho working of tbe mine  at the rate of $10 an uoro.  For full information application should  bo mado to tho Boorotary of tbo Department of tho Intorior, Ottawa, or to any  Agent or Sab-A gout *i* Dominion Landa  W. W. CORY,  Deputy Miniiiter of the Interior.  N. B.���������TJ-ittuthorised publication cf  this ad vortiiemont will not bit paid for.  w-anaa/k  NOTICE  Mayflower Mineral Claim; situate in  the Nelson. Mining.Division of Kootenay District. W/iere located: About  six and. one half miles south of Salmo  B.C., and near Sheep Creek. -.  Take notice that I, A. EL A Gr o-.n.  acting as agent for H; F* McOaslin,  Free Minor's Certificate "No. 85804 B,  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to tile Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of tho above claim.  And further take notice that action,  under section 85, must bo commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this 20tli day of March, A.D.  1015. 22 A. H. GREEN*.  Ponaucfedfef tt.' H������' HARTTT.t. B.S.A.  Assistant Ao-rtaciidFralt Inspector *'  , Creston, B.C. ,        Telephone 61  Hcine-rviade  Lime-Sulphur  Spray  Formula: Fresh unslacked lime, 50  pounds; Pulverized sulphur. 100  pounds; Water to make 40 gallons.  Preparation: Put lime in cooker  and add sufficient water to start it-  slacking well, then add sulphur, continue adding sufficient water to keep  lime cflaking and to make a fairly thick  paste and keep stirring the mixture.  When the slaking .is finished add water in excess of the desired voiurae, say  about five gallons in excess, and start  boiling. Some excess of volume should  be maintained until just before the  finish of the' boiling. Boiling should  be continued until sulphur granuals  are dissolved. This should take about  one hour of vigorous boiling, throughput which stirring should be continued.  Made as above the concentrate will  average slightly over 1.24 specific grar  vity, or about 28.5 baume, ahd for  summer spraying should be diluted in  the proportion of about 1 in 35.  Sprays of any desired density may  be obtaine'd from - any concentrate, by  simply getting the .density of the con-  _.ra*.-^^<-���������   -js^s-ai..-..'  i.i__ J__i *    -���������"������������������'* :_  ���������w__.���������...a,������/v   u.**iu*-^. uu-o ucuiutu   ui ulna  reading by the .decimal of the spray  desired, and making the dilution indicated. For example, If the reading'of  the concentrate is 1.27 (about 31 degrees Baume ) to get a spray of"1.03  density we divide .27 by .03 and obtain  9. This is the total dilution required  and is obtained by adding 8 volumes  of water. The density of the concentrate is first obtained by means ~of an  hydrometer having a specific gravity  eno|a(  To determine.number of dilutions:  Decimal of concentrate divided by decimal of spray desired equals total dilution. - 1.24 divided by 1.03 equals 8.  This means that the concentrate testing 1.24 is to be dilated 1 to 8 (total) to  get a spray which' should test 1.03.  In spraying with lime-sulphur in the  spring of the year it is desirable to'add  Black j_r_af jbQ to the lime-sulphur for  the control of aphis (1 part of Black  Leaf 40 to 1000 parts of lime-sulphur).  Arserate of leadlfnay also be added for  the control of leaf-eating insects (2 lbs.  arsenate of lead to 40 gallons of spray.  Self=3oiled Lime Sulphur  This is a spray ni'ade from the same  materials as the regular lime-sulphur  spray, the difference being that in the  self-boiled lime-sulphur is broughtinto  solution only'by th. heat of the slaking lime, no other heat being applied.  This results in but a small amount of  sulphur going into solution, and in a  relatively large amount of sulphur and  free lime as a sediment.  Self-boiled sulphur lime is of value as  summer spray for plants with tender  foliage, such as plums, peaches and  cherries.  Preparation: Start 10 pounds of  fresh lime slaking in a barrel and when  the lime has begun heating in good  shape add 16 pounds of flour of sulphur,sifting the sulphur in and stirring thoroughly with the slaking lime.  S f!B&-���������������>_. ������B_._  S.BBlS'ISi������ia_  i|uiiiei%  ii(.in_ii-G  wayjgr Bbb*ssr ^mr ^Sf  We have sold our business to  S/A. Speers, possession to  be given April 2ist.  All parties indebted to our  firm are   asked to   kindly  CSX. T"T"T 1?     -0|?T-f\ *���������������������������     -������Z A V  Ox_i x jl juj__.   -OJliJ? 'L/JKiIli   JO/LA x  31st. After that date wfe  will take, steps to enforce  payment of all delinquent  accounts.  2_>  _?  vi  _.  W  _.  $  a  if-  *_  I  Transfer. Livery and Feed Stables  Shipment of McLauglin Sleighs and Cutters ou Hand  ��������� TEAM   SLEIGHS  Harness, Single and Double aud Supp ies on Hand  Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness  Sleighs and Cutters COAL FOR SALE  LJ   O   h _*__-*/"s ���������������__-*-* a a___    B"}^,-=__,  Phone 56 Sirdar Avenue B������__ 14  ���������3.'-_-'S'_':-_-_^S-3������^^^  '���������fcT-'  ���������V*  j_  s  S5  _.  5?  n_  V  1  ??  _.  9?  as  ���������t  _?  !.  rj%    mu  irn   l-.5-#-   15.  ���������A.GG' enough ".vates*  and the sulphur of the consistency of a  thick paste. Allow this to heat for  from 15 to 20 minutes from the time  the sulphur is added. Strain the mix-  turo to remove sediment. For, spraying dilute to 80 gallons. ���������      j  Black Leaf 40 or arsenate of load  may bo added as. in tho como of the  regfidar lime-sulphur mixture:  Purebred Poultry For Sale  .-Hian Oi..\nn.  "       White Wyandotte &  Barred  Roth   Hens  ���������'  ' ' CoshSf Cockztrsls   ������f_  Pullets  Bred fi-o.ni Prize-Winners and a  grand laylncr otraln. $1.C0 to $5.00  ������Mi.bt -iccorn-nf t.6 ^r.-il.f*/.' T^nncj*  Pigeons ljtl.50 per palrr  HAYES, Canning-Oil, Ont.  Upper Canada Old Boys  The boys of .U.O.O. are presenting tithe Canadian. Red Oi'ohs Society a  motor ambulance for use at the front;  in this thoy are being assisted by several friends. Tho Old Boys of tlio  college have also asked to bo allowed  to boar their share, and the lindor-  s.fi-ned have been eoiifit.tiited an a committee to whom subscriptions may bo  sent. Tho committee haa anticipated  a ready co-operation among Old Boys,  nrtfi bn������ iiecm*d.nffly arranged for the  purchaso of a Wololoy ambulance,  which will bo delivored almost immediately. It is hoped that out of tho 250  or more old TT.fl.O. I-ovh nn nntivn nn.-  an Old Boy will bo appointed to act as  driver of the ambulance.  R. S. Hudson, Canada Permanent  Bldg., 14 Toronto Streot.  M. O. Oanieron, Troas. U.O.O. Ahho-  rlatfnn, Hank of Commerce Bldg.  Contribution^ may n)no be wnl lo  Principal Audon at tho college.  AStlHSsrongerSocialistViev^ !  Editor Review :  Sir,���������If 'the man who wrote the  article in your last, issue and signed  "Observer" is a Socialist his opinions  are only one-man power, and he is  taking liberties in voicing his views as  representing the sentiment of the  Socialist party.  A man who writes a letter attacking*  a person or a party should have the  courage to publish his. communication  over his own name.  The only difference tho Socialist see  between the old parties is that the  Conservative-* are in power and the  liiberals are out and want to get in.  Whichever party has held the reins of ���������'  gbv^i'nmeut in the past has represented Capitalism ably and efficiently, and  since, to quote "Observer," the onls*1  real political fight is between Socialism and Capitalism, Socialism is equally opposed to both old parties. ���������������������������-.���������  If no Socialist candidate is put forward in this ridin|?(in the coming election any Socialist: who votes will mark  his ballot on the strength of the personality of the cnndiVlftte. not 'because  of his political affiliations. Thanking  you for space.        Wm. B. Embbuh.  The Liberal View  to me if there is no Socialist candidate  running, the sane Socialist will mark  his ballot for the Liberal candidate.  Certainly under Liberal rule those  principles-for which the Socialist battles could fare no worse than they have  at the hands qf the McBride-Bowser  combination ; by uniting their- forces  with those of Liberalism they could  reasonably expect much consideration  were the Liberals to triomph.  So far as the Conservatives are concerned Socialists know just about what  legislation to expect. An alliance,  with the Liberals could be no worse;  should jbe better���������and half or part of a  loaf is better thon no bread at all.  Oftentimes reforms come quicker by  working in with rather than against  either of thejold par.ties. A perusal of  their platform will convince that the  odds in this case are ony the side of a  ���������'���������'nii'-rtnerehip with LiberaHsu..  Trusting, Mr. Editor, that this column will always be operrtn' a fair discussion of political topics, end thanking you for space. Observer, Jn.  O.I.K  MUptAw T.ori.l>?r...ctnnpany  ������>f  W yet iff o   put 160 men to   work in the  Creston, April 20  HSdioyir, Rrcyiiaw; *  Sir,���������''Observer's" contribution lost  wook,, under tho caption UA Strong  Socialist View," surely must he from  the pen of a rocont Tory convert to  tha ranks of Socialism���������if indood ho be  Socialist at all.  Tho article reminds one of the hunter, closely-pursued hy bruin, shinning  it ap a twso and Imploring-Providence,  ���������������������������O Lord, if you can't help mo don't  help that bear!" In other words, tf  you wonfc vote Socialist don't bo insane enough to vote tirit.  While it would be ub.-Iuhh to argue  (.hat the Socialist and Liberal plat:  fornm havo a marked similarity at  most points, yet there is no denying  both have considerable In common in  their views as to what in roquirort in  tho lino of legislation to make British  Columbia tho province  It should be  wii.l- miipiIi H.   I.ivimI.   ot-rl'iu-r.-mrif nt *\%n  roHonrccs that, honently and  wisely  liUhhaUdC-d, IXiit.'U.ii. xCik xi, ls_-������U<i.-il>lt-. |>11>-  viunlal pi-o������iK������rlty.  ui !.������.������- nt* t..i.i'.<'.������������ei   xitnti^.tt'v t[, ntHitutt  E. Dt'dolpli is opening an assay offlce  at Kaslo.  Bevolst-oke has a Belgian Babies'  Sewing Circle���������making clothing for  the younger generation of-that, unfortunate country.  Postmaster Kane at Kaslo is looking  for the manor woman who stole a  nine dollar barometer from the post-  office a few days ago,  Thoro aro 400 more names on the  voters'list of the Sloean district than  at tho laflfc election. Although tliere  are about 1300 names on the list.    -  Patrons of the moving picture theater at Grand Forks aro objecting to  people with crying children being allowed to sot out the entire performance.  Mr. Watnon, former agent at Hos-  mor. bus been transferred to Fernie nn  successor to the lute Itobt. Reading.  Ho assumed his official duties Thursday.  Huuch<:i_ iu the Gr.tud I. o.k.s country arc b-itig urged to plant cxju'.r!-  montal plots of sugar beets with a  view to Minting out tho feafutbillty of  operating a sugar factory there.  Kaslo Kooi.'nitlun:���������After h*-* donning out of Ihn!, week the city reservoir  Ih reported to bo in excellent shape for  4 \vi\ t������m-*tfrv-.r...        !������������������ **������    *r.t-t.~. *.*--.-,    ������.-.    * t-t  Strathearn that abtmt Uui wagon  io.uln ������������f iiii���������������,, iiiont oi it- very i'ltn* we^li-  ment, were taken out of the big wati.r  __!__< p_'S  WA&  HIa  fey  am  ___������_!  ���������iH-_  ill]-  PS  JO  Iff'*.  II."'*  I --A',  ���������'.'.i-jC-  Mil  jt-tt _?'a'-e.'T^-:_7^^*i]_F"  By Basil Tozer  in  Ward,  Lock &* Co.,  Limited  fit uondon, Fvieibcurne and  t oronto in  /ii  i tfgy  '^Sill  . fi. o-jl-. y-.iiiilr-.Jtl-x\ ao vjvj-'u'u' iiNou-i\-_._.-*iV--_i  -^vjAj-Hct-a   \_4_v*c/x' j. Aix.un._--  cir_--r> *f tiTM\r< > ������ri.  (Continued)  "Ah!" she said, "I see they did not,  and I see you did not mean them to.  Now, tell me not what you know of  my grandfather's plans,. J>ut what you  have guessed of them.'*  **I don't know nothing, and I don't  guess," said Dodd, passing his hand  slowly over his face; "it's all dark to  me, and I just done what I was told.  That old man sits there and thinks:  and what he thinks we do, and never  know our doings were his thoughts,"  ''I know, I know," she said gloomily,  "he makes use of ns all somehow, yl  thought it was fine, heroic, to get back-  the secret of my poor father's invention that had been, stolen from him. If  grahdfat-Mkr wished this nsan, Mr.  Hetheringfon, to be present at" the  moment of his success, I sawyrio harrti  in that. But this black disguise of  his, of theirs���������that seems to me terrible."  ;:- .-;:, ..������������������;.:.-  "Ah, res," said Dodd, and in a whisper he added: "Have yon heard that  .Mrs.   Bryan   was   murdered    yester-  ��������� day."   . ..  ;*ies,u* said T3ira, "soineon-! told me.  It is very dreadfuVljut^--"  "Have- you beard her body was  burnt up by the murderers, so it  r.<>uld only be identined by the torn  bloody clothing- lying about?"  **I heard sonieihins.*1 said Eira,  "but���������"  "Have yon heard," said BodU again,  "that two strange negroes are suspected?"  "Ob," she cried, putting a hand  quickly to her side, "you cannot  mean���������"  "'.Do- you know half the folk is up  and hunting for them niggers to lynch  them? Do you know one of them is  supposed xo uc hs o������*isju man., going  by the name of Hetherington, and  one a younger man, tall and big built?  Did you know all that?"  She looked at him, and raised one  hand :���������'��������� with an appalled gesture, hut  she could say no word,  "Do you know taat Editor Keene, in  the Athens Clarion, is shrieking for  vengeance on these two niggers? He  heard the news in town last night,  and drove back to Athens full tilt, to  get out the hottest number he ever  published. Do you know he is reminding the folk of what was done  last year to that nigger down Missouri way, who murdered a white woman, so they took him and burnt him  alive? Do you know he is suggesting  searching Noah Siddle's farm to .see  if any strange niggers are sheltering  there?"  "But   Mr.   Hetherington     and   Air.  _ Tallerrtine are not negroes," said Eira  " quickly;   "there are  white men."  "They    have black skins, and tliey  are strangers," said Dodd. "And their  black color won't come off iu a hurry  for you know,-when I got up  as  a  nigger   in  the   city  of  London,  England,  nothing would bring the color  off except the stuff Noah Siddle gave  me himself. Ordinary soap and water,  or anything like that, only makes it  shinier."  - "You must go back," said Eira, "you  must go back, and be ready to bear  witness   that  they   are   really   white  1  ���������_* ��������� ������m> ���������    ��������� ���������mm ���������mf  1  ITCHED fflFHiY  Rash in Patches. Came on Like  Blisters. Could Hardly Sleep or  Keep from Scratching!  Cuticura  Soap and Ointment Healed.,  ��������� ���������   , -.  Geroian!.., Ont-.���������"My t.v;-.i-mu broke out  with n rash just in patclm*. about an inch  long. It camo out like llttlo blister., with  water in them and pot a llttlo  larger and tlion thoy broko  and tho ivntor-lllco musM ran  out. Tho eczema was red and  l!ko a running -.ore, then formed  a thick scab. It canned dis-  )1_.uroiii''ii(. fui' tho .imo bchiR*,  "S\wovob  toSt! The pores itched awfully and  pained down to my  throat. I could hardly sleep  or keep from Keratchlng them. When the  ���������cab camo off It left a sear. v  "I used Homo salvo but it. didn't do much  good. Tlion two moro bo.ci. broke out in  ..io huiiiv v*&y and X at one-., sun-tod to hno  Cuticura Soap and Ointment. I applied  the Ointment to tho uoros and washed thorn  with tho Cuticura Soap and hot water.  Cuticura Poop nnd ointment cured me In  tv,t> v,u;U_ without havi;*.. any dliillsuro-  went." (f-lRned) MInh TenaOrob, .Ian. 2,' 14.  Samples! Free by Mall  r Hetaln ������our wood lookfl, keep your nkhi  f*kw, H<*uh> churn aud frco _rom dundnill",  m-i! liniiilf* ui-it't c.*'l '���������vjil.r���������, OuHeiira N.a_������,  *������irr, wV������ AO^ttfl^it?' ������������ooicat-i������"*n.aointment,  will proaioU. aud maintain theno coveted  coiuiltlonf. In moHt cimrw* when u'l duo falln.  Ik-alde:! In purity, delicate imidlcatlon, eou-  veiiliinei) und economy, they ineol with tho  i������(>proval of tho numl, (Jlwrlnilnullnn. Jiohl  overywham. Liberal M_rni>lo of eaeh mnlled  fr*#, *wlth ;������-*>p. HUiu iiuok. AildnuMi |mm|m  rnrvt "<'inlcnir*. lii I.I.. 11. llon'-ntl. IT. H. AA  men,"-' -.-  "Not I,"-said Dodd frankly, "they  must take their chance for me. I don't  monkey, with old Noah Siddle, if 1  know itv It is his. hand, and he must  play it as he likes.' Besides, I don't  know nothing, and likely enough he  means no harm."  Eira did not say anything, for she  knew too well the dread her grandfather inspired to have any hope of  being ahle'to persuade Dodd to oppose  him. She gathered up her reins, and  turned her horse's head, ajul Dodd  called to her:  "Wyhat are you going to do, miss?"  "I am going to Athens," she answered, ''to ifnd the sheriff, and to  tell him the whole story.'  A "That's, sense." said Dodd approvingly, "if you 'get him quiet and tell  'him how these two fellows have disguised- themselves as negroes to get  a sight of someA of Noah's private  ''experiments, .he-may, believe yoil. But  it's no tale to face a mob --lynchers with-���������-they wouldn't listen to a  word of it. And be -careful* miss, for  if they found you helping what they  took to be two negroes to escape^  they would ��������� lynch you, too���������they would-'  by* Heavens:"      *  WithouV replying, Eira set off at a  sharp gallop, and Dodd. shaking his  afeiiu arid looking very .-uncomfortable,  drove on his own way. resolved that  he at least would have.nothing- to do  with a; mob of lyncl.ers out after their  prey. ', ,"  *-I would -l'Uther try to blutf a cyclone, or to argue with a West Coast  earthquake,'' he murmured, and  driving on, he, two days later, made  his appearance at a little town some  distance away, whence-.he'took the  eastward-bound train, and finally arrived in New York, where he lived in  good style for a time, having apparently plenty of ready money, then  tried "to speculate on Wall street, and  a couple of weeks later was-' trying  to get a job down by the  docks.  Paying bini no more attention, Eira  rode-swiftly on across the broad  prairie. There was no trail, but the  position of the sun gave her her direction, and she knew if she kept  straight on she would presently come  to the Athens trail, at a point where  two or three farm trails met and  made one better and more sharply defined to town. She was not very much  afraid so far, for; she could be in  Alliens in a couple of hours, and there  she'could teli her story to the sheriff,  to the minister, to the hotel and store  keepers, and other leading men; if  necessary, till every one should know"  that the two strange negroes who  might be suspected of the dreadful  crime committed at Bryan's farm  were in reality white men disguised  ih order to spy on old Noah Siddle's  experiments.  This seemed to her simple enough,  but as she rode she became conscious  of a faint murmur, of a sound, ih the  air that was above and beyond the ordinary sounds of the. full life of the  prairie. At first she was hardly conscious of it, but it grew louder, and  persisted till it forced itself on her  attention, and presently it seamed to  her that this distant sound, like nothing she had ever heara before, haa  in it a nota that was sinister and  threatening. Locking far ahead, as  she came to a spot where the prairie  rose a little, she perceived a long  way in front of her a something that  was like a moving cloud on the face  of the earth. She thought at first "it  must be a storm, and the sound she  heard that, ot thunder in the distance,  but the sky above was serene and  cloudless, and the soft breeze blew  gently.  A touch of fear came to her, and  she increased her speed. A rooc!  horsewoman, she had "not overridden  her mount, and it responded at once  to the call she made. At a gallop she  went on along the hard, springy earth  of the trail, the best going in tho  world in fine weather. Ever as she  drew nearer to the distant object, the  sound of it increased; and as It grew  nearer, so it grew more distinct, till  at last she knew it was a crowd of  men, mounted, on foot, in buggies or  waggons, coming quickly on.  A crowd of men going hither and  thither in a big city is a sight little  impressive; a crowd gathered together anywhere for any purpose has nl-  ways its significance; but n crowd Jn  lonely placos come hither i'o_ one  common purpose, is a sight dAiuiiiuK  and impressive beyond most. Not the  senseless ronr of the storm, not the  wild fury of the seas, or even tho ap-  pulling Bolitudo of the vast mountain  rniigos, hits a quality so impressive  as thnt possessed by a crowd of men  animated by ono common\purposo and  seeking ono common end.  Whon at lust Eiiu uuduiHtood what  tills crowd was, and what its probable  purpose, she rclnctl in her horao and  eat considering.  Tho erowd was noon so noar that  she could sec and even recognize tho  foremost of tho nioii forming it. In  front of all drove in a light buggy one  whom sho know woll���������a dark, flerco  men,     with flaming eyes,  who  was  JUUior   KIT:.....  Wlion his Ill-omened glance fell on  her, a .'nuinou panic took hor, und ulic  turned her horse's bond, and galloped  hack down the trail towardu hor  gnindl'atbor'n farm, without pausing to  think whether this was qulto the wisest thing to do.  A roaring voice ho knew for Keono's  Kummnncd hor by name, bnt nhe only  Mtriielc her hpuiIuhh heel against her  lll'iuun   i.tl'll.   (tllll   U-I,ll|i|l   411114   Willi   il'-l  nobly, and the sound of his hoofs w  like thunder on the trail.  She turned her head and glanced  behind. Keeue was waving ,his whip  and   shouting^  ami  from   the   crowd  *W-il.     ._..*-���������*������-..   .-1ini-_nyriA������     ���������wi*.-**    1>'|.1_'__-  .lhV...       _.       V.V........ .    J������.������*. -,..-!!..-.-. ,. w. .*���������       - _v..*7CT  out. -. Seeing her look back, one of  them threatened her with u pistol, and  when she took ho notice ,he lived it,  but in the all*. She still took no notice, and, in fact, ,\v.is safe chough,  for among all thoso men there was  not one'who .-.would have rired a shot  at a woman in eai'.uest. At least, not  then; later, when their blood was  tired, it might conic to be different.  Bendlug low over hev horse, Eira patted his nock, and -whispered to hlnr  that they miist win. f  y But swift after lieV rode half a  bcore of pursuers. /She was a lighter  weight, but her horse was not so fresh  as theirs. Hide as she might, they  seemed to gain upon her; and though  she went like the w(ad, like the wind  they pursued her. It was for hardly  more than a mile that that wild htint  endured, and then the hunters closed  in upoil their quarry. She heard rOOfs  close behind her, besido her, and  then there was a man riding side -by'  side with her, not looking at her, but  with his hand stretched.out to seize  thf>- rein .= WHh a little sob, she recognized that she was beaten, and  slackened pace, and at once another  man shot up on her other haud.  "What do you want? ~ How dare  you-?'* she cried angrily. "Will Frear.V  she cried, recognizing^in the man on  her left a young farmer" froth a homestead quite near at hand, "now dare  you?"  "Sorry, miss," he said, lifting his  hat, "but there are some, things  womenkind is best out of." ������������������'-  "What were you riding like that  for?" demanded the other man; a  small man with a narrow face and red  hair, a stranger to her.  -.;.-"You mind-your own business,'' retorted  Eira   defiantly-   "what  has  it  crni"     It.   'V-O    txrlfl--   ���������-'���������^^.1'?,,   "  0~������.,     -.������     ,v_^       .������ _v������*     j\*xx.  Keene drove up ia his buggy. He  had not been far beliirid in the race.  "It is Siddle's granddaughter," he  said. "Mr. Frear, yoii had better take  her in to tewn." V    ^  "Where are you going?" asked Eira  quickly. y *      ��������� : ::A-  "On our A business, miss," he answered, lifting his hat.  "Well, listenA to me���������" she began,  but he interrupted her.   .'.��������������������������� '  "I have no'time, miss," he sa:id.  "Look after theAyoniig lady, Mr. Frear.  Gome, Mr. Shaw," and accompanied  by the red haired'man, he had called  "Shaw," he drove away.  "They are going to grandfather's,"  Eira exclaimed to Frear.  "No harm is intended to him, miss,"  Frear assured her; "nor to nobody  else, except the tv,ro black savages  who have murdered poor Bryah's  wife, and they deserve all they get,  and more, by Heaven?"  ._,������{ <'V.t.l       fVo*-      *������-      fl������1  , U*5   t _.-... to W4..V        *_������        4XXX  } Klra.   "1 know the i  . -1  nonsense,      sa.un  man. I met limi in  iuurope  when  i was  there."  "  (Tr\   he   Cni.tlniiorl'v  _-9  Marketing of E^rs. s  * *���������   ���������  Canada    Hate    Much  to   Learn  From  Methods of Other Countries  In 1_13 Canada'impo������-tPd 13.000,000  dozen of eggs, while last year Ave imported l.,_50,000 dozen."* The eggs  imported came from New Zealand,  China, Japan, the United States and  Great Britain, It seems hardly creditable that an agricultural country  like Canada should be unable to supply its own wants in the mattes; of  eggs, but the government returns  show that' we have been very heavy  heavy importers.  A Canada can learn much from the  work carried on in other countries in  connection with poultry raising and  egg production. For example, Denmark forty years ago exported eggs  to the value of ������1,800, now she exports over ������1,433,000 per annum. This  enormous expansion has been due almost entirely to the adoption of better methods of marketing. The Danish  Far__ic_5'   dj-Oitalailvc   Hgg   _3.-ii������rL_iig  association set the standard for marketing, and today have the whole system down to a science, with the result that splendid results have been  achieved. Somfe- five hundred local  societies are connected -with the parent institution, the whole with a membership of over 40.00Q. In addition  many butter and bacon factories engage in the business so that there,are  altogether about eight hundred societies of producers wtih some seventy  thousand members engaged in the  egg trade,of that country. -The local  societies   collect  the   eggs  from  the  i������o  US  jt. x.m.%*><u  ilC_.-f-_.jtfY  \JIIVC  X*-������e_rv-fi-i-������i  CHAPTER XXV. ,"., -  ��������� ���������'���������'��������� Eira Rides  Eira sat quietly in her saddle,  smoothing her horse's neck and looking back towards the crowd of lynch-,  ers, sweeping on towards her grandfather's farm. What awful thing  would happen when they got there?  That mob, with all its passions roused, under the sway of a fanatic like,'  Keene, its suspicions already given  an object, would it stop to listen to  the story of two disguised Englishmen, or would it not sweep that away  as a mere fable put forward to balk  its desires? . Would it pause to off or  its victims even the semblance of a  chance to defend themselves? One  might as well expect the tiger searching for its prey to inquire of its victim  whether it wants to he. eaten or no.  Yet only a little delay would save  them.     Delay.     That     was   the "Tone  thing necessary.   But how to win It?  "Mr. Frear,"    sho said, "yon-must  listen to me, pleasp.   There is something I want to toll you.   Something  very  strange.    Tho&e  two  men  who  are suspected of this murder are not  negroes at. all.   Thoy are white mon."  "Oh,  no!"  said tfroar,    "it is  two  strange niggers tho boys are after.".-  "Yes,   but   thoy  uro   really    white  men," exclaimed Eira, "only thoy have  disguised themselves as negroes."  ,  "Oli, you don't say!" returned Frear]  incredulously.  "Ah,   you   do-.i'l, believe   me!"   she  cried.  "Well," said Frear, "it ain't a too  likoly lale, is it? Whito men aro uot,  in tho habit of lotting on to bo nig-  gors, uro thoy? "Besides, this horo  Ilothorlngton has played that trick  beforo. Editor Koouo was tolling how  ho got out of the hunds of a lynching  boo down in Kansas somo years ago  by l'otHiip; ou ho \ynn renlly n white  man got up an a nl|?gor. By tlio time  they had Bcrubhod lilm well, and  mado sure his was tlio kind of color  that don't como off, tho sheriff ha 1  turned up. So Hotlierlngton escaped  that tinio, because when the sheriff  brought him to trial his lawyer got  him off on somo trick or nnothor. Hut  tnat is uot a game ho e.nn play twlco.  Editor Keeno told us nil about it just  to hit ns know what a-smart nigger  wo Imd to deal with."  members, each of whom 'has a number, which is stamped on his eggs,  Strict rules are enforced, which pre-  ir_-_iTi-,e    lYidaTY-V-ar-ic*   -_*������i_**n_eT_i .���������.������������'   c.olo n.   rlo.  *   Vf_-_->(_-       J-__J-\_-J_._-J-*-������_<_. tj       _.V-A, ll_.i.J.J.������������tQ       *J \.m* m-^,   V*i     UC  fective eggs. The eggs thus collected  are sent to a central packing station,  where they are automatically counted  and graded, after which they are tested, packpd ready for export. At first  sight this seems a, lot ot" work to take  in connection wtih the shipment of  eggs, but the results justify the effort.  In Canada we have    a haphazard,  liiKonil.nn'cti      Vi���������T-Tvv.crr..ln^.������r^r '   __._H_fc9*-  ent way of prod-aclng and marketing  our commodities, with the result that  we are unable to grow sufficient of  certain lines of foodstuffs to feed our  own population.. On the other hand,  a country like Denmark, which has  adopted co-operation in gathering and  marketing her produce, has prospered  enormously. That little country exports immense quantities of eggs,  butter, bacon and other produce to  Britain and other countries, while our  great agricultural country is'forced  to import eggs and butter.  That there is an immense market  for all the eggs we can produce goes  without saying. There is first our  local market, capable of taking the  eleven or twelve million dozen"which  we import each year. There is then  the great out-ide markets. Great  Britain alone consumed in 1914 eggs  valued at ������24,500,000, of which ������10,-  500,00 were imported. Russia sent the  largest number of eggs, naxt came  Denmark followed by practically all  the countries n Europe. There is room  in Canada for a big increase in bur  egg production.���������Journal of Commerce.  Forage   Crops  Always  Yield  Several  Profits to the Farmer     A*  At this time when the farmers are  urged to increase the amount produced on their farms, it is bur- first  duty to consider what "crops give ths  best profits. By the term profits are-  understood not only the Value of the  yield directly and indirectly, but also-  the value of the residue left in the  soil and the condition ' of the SOiL  From this ptandpqint it is clear that  crops such as clover, alfalfa and corxt  are much more profitable than whea������  or oats. These crops have been call-.  ed the "five profit" crops, inasmueb.  as they give five profits where wheat  gives one. Let us look for a minute  at the five profits^' They, are (l)-the  crop itself; (2) the products���������mill^,  butter, beef, eggs, pork or horse power ,  ���������-"that can be manufactured from^the  crop; (3) the manure; (4y the preparation.of the land for a crop of grain;  and (5) the distribution of work: and  income.  With re������H������i"������_ tn the value of- the  crop itself, mostfarmers win, acknowledge that clover, alfalfa or corn crop  is at least as valuable as a wheat or  oat crop. It is, however, the jhigh.  value of the clover, alfalfa .or .corn  crop when fed to stock ana naanu-  facured . into milk, beef, .pork,, etc.,  that .commends, these crops to'the attention of the farmer. The profits in.  this -connection, are usually high, and  the 1-tbor involved can be mostly arranged for at times which would  otherwise be largely unoccuied. .  Again, the valua of the manure  arising from the feeding of clover and  corn crops and the manufacture of  "milk, beef, pork, etc., is very high.  It is computed that four-fifths of this  plant food, that is fed is returned in  the manure.  The chief difference, however, between such crops and grain crops lies  in the condition of the land after harvest. We all know-how clover" and alfalfa enrich the soil in nitrogen and  humus, and how the culvitation given  the corn saves moisture; and ..kills'  weeds. As a matter of experience  giain crop, and corn or roots to a good  clover oralfalfa crop. In other words,  corn, 0-.over, and alfalfa prepare the  land for a crop of grain, and are of  the greatest value when grown in rotation with the grain crops.  Finally, the growing and feeding of  corn, clover and alfalfa make fo:  economy on farms. Their use makes  it possible foi* a distribution of-labor  over ths whole year instead of over a  portion of -the year, with the result  that work is done more efficiently and.  at less cost. Besides, the business  becomes largely a cash bftsiness,-with  money coming in at ail times of the  year, with the result that the -necessary buying can be done more cheaply than is done on credit.  While, therefore, not discouraging  the production of wheat and oats we  should remember that in permanent  agriculture other crops are often far  more yalauble, yielding as they do  several profits instead of one.���������Quebec Journal of Agriculture.  The McTavfsh family were having  their New Year dinner, and they eagerly watched-Mr. McT. carving the  goose, none so eagerly, however,-.as'  the dog, for that intelligent animal  never took his eyes off the luscious  bird.  Suddenly,'the knife of the carver  slipped, and sent a fragment of the  goose rolling on the floor. . *  "Michty me!" cried McTavIsh. "The  leg. ma ain tit-bit! The dbg'll get  it!"  "Naw, father," said tho youngest  -offshoot of the clan McTavisli, "ho'll  no get it.   A'vo got ma fit on't."  Heavy Khaki Orders _.  According  to the  Glasgow  Herald,  every khaki mill in Leeds  and the  j West  Riding  generally  is * taxed   to  , Oll^       I4l_.i-l*������-f������j t,     ^ujjmv^LJ 9      ������*i4U       L410-   VJUii|IUb  of army clothing has been further accentuated by a large order from tlio  Russian government; It is stated that  part of an order for J.,000,000 yards of  cloth for Russia is finding its way into>  Yorkshire, and to the 50 firms in and.  around Huddersfield there have to  ba added as many around Leeds and  Dewsbury engaged in making IctaakL  Amy���������.Unison    Is   the- lightweight  champion of the district.     .'.,-.���������  Fanny���������That so?   1 didn't know he"  was a boxer.  Amy���������Ho  Isn't!     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No poisonous, coloring., Use it always.  50c. Sax a! All Druggists end Storu.  MRS  ...... YSMPn  ill. IS L. 8 IBkU  m  "I find it so hard to Economise, but I must-do  so for  a  while;-'  >j  ^MM|]|jgOB  ' Why not tjo your own  washing ? it isn't harcMfLan  EDDY Washboard is part of  your Equipment. I faaveCa  "Household Globe," it's;,a  Wonder-Worker ��������� Loosens  the Dirt so Easily���������and I never  Tear.the Clothes.".'  Illinois and Iowa Children, Gerr. Growlers  and   Hog  Raisers,  Detfart-  ivierii of Auricuiiure?s  Guests  The department of agriculture acted as host to the farm boys and girls  oi Illinois and Iowa who _iov,e established records in competition as corn  growers and  hog raisers  during  the  last year.- "   .   .  Clement Miller of Fairfield, la., is  one of the leading pork raisers in the  country. He raised ten pigs with a  net profit of $48 at the time the contest c*oseu. . -  >��������� "The Iilifioisans visit Washington as  the guests of -Congressman-elect William B.' McKinley ot Champaign. They  include - Myfon - Cuskuaen," Albert  Pelfiteck. Roy*James_ Clarence Prye.  Dewey Morris, Orville Sampley, -Eldo  Mire and -Jacob* Looniis. - * - -  * The Iowa * delegation consists of  Miss Katharine ft. Logan, in charge;  D. J. Mack,- Clement L. Miller* Ray  P. Shilwell, Eloise Parsons. Ruth  Fleek, M. F. Miller, Earle Zeller, and  V.   Crowell.���������Minneapolis   Tribune.  Fiiiding Relief  She Tells Others  The United States of Europe  Victor ^Hugo's Preatt. of tha Republic  of France and Germany  1  "Then Trance will suddenly arouse  herself,    she will become formidable.  She will regain* Alsace and Lorraine.  Is  it  enough?    No!     No!     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Fill TTV       ��������� >���������>       ��������� fn ������������������  ni6 sjym& unium A'-raiie  '���������'.Won A Fame on Its Merits.���������The unbounded popularity that Dr. Thomas'  Eclectric Oil envoys in not attributable to any elaborate advertising for  it has not been so advertised, but is  entirely dne to tne merits of this Oil  as* a medicine. In eevry eity, town  and haw-let in the country^it is Bought  after solely because of its good tluali-  tles. A.  German's Raoh Challenge  "Oho day," writes a soldier from  Iho .front, "a Gorman called ovor lo  *ur; tvonchos that he was willing to  light single handed any man who  cnroil to como, except an Irishman.  Ills challenge was accepted by a Gor.  ������lon Highlander, and the two mon  mot lu front" of the trenches for u  good set-to with tlio bayopot. . The  Gorman was hilled , after a hard  flftlit." "��������� ��������� '  Comrade  Wllhelm  The Daily Mail quotes tho Hamburger Nachrlchten as saying when  the kaiser was on the western front  he dropped liifl-handkerchief and an  Infantryman picked it up.  The kaiser gave him some elgar-  ettes and tho man said:  "Thank you, your majesty."-Thereupon, the 'kaiser said: "Oh, you need  not call me your niajosty liero. You  can simply address mo as comrade/  Another infantryman heard this and  promptly called: "Comrade wilholm,  suppose you give me somo as woll."  The .lcalGor lnughqd and handed  ovor tho rest of his cigarettes.  THE STANDARD ARTICLE  SOLD EVERYWHERE  A Big Part of War-  Not all of. war is action on the  battlefield. In the economic field also  much,damage can be -dor Dy one  belligerent to another. To paralyze industry is sometimes, mor3 effective  than to slay many of the enemy's  forces.  Soon after the beginning" ofv- the  war in __urope. the uermans complained bitterly of England's action in  cutting her off- from eable communication with almost the whole world.  Britain controls nearly every- cable  station in the world. In an effort to  suppress German commerce by depriving it of raw material, tho list of  contraband, wpis extended-to include  many articles used in peace as well as  in war. Severe measures have been  taken to prevent use of British capital :- in financing operations which  might aid Germany.���������-Southern Lumberman, '���������.'���������'������������������._��������� '-���������.���������  /*..������������������������������������          ���������;  ���������"    ���������    ' ;,;;/-'���������' ;���������.  yi'y ������������������/������������������,';��������� Of '.Coyrse.'Sh'<s-'-;.D!d"''''';  "What kind of ^letter did your  husband write when he was ^way?"  :>'He. started, 'My precious treasure,*  and ended by sending 'love.'"  "Hqw did you answer?"  "I started with,%._y precious Treasurer,' and ended with 'Send me $50.'"  ,:'"���������" ���������������������������;'" ���������"���������".-���������" ��������� ''���������������������������' ���������'"'- ���������"' t .  Children Showed It  Many Dealers Are Arranging to go Out  of Business Entirely  , Thev opium trade in Kong Kong in  1914 was characterized by the complete " cessation of Imports for the  trade generally and a combination of  the -dealers in'opium to force up the  price of the drug and get rid of their  present holdings at figures which  mean large profits. The close of the  year fountf on hand in Hong Kong and  Shanghai a total of about 7,800 chests  as compared with 14,375 chests at the  close of the year previous and upward of 30,000 chests at the close of  1912. '     -  Stocks of - Persian *��������� and Turkish  opium were reduced during 1911 from  629 to 121 chests. Most of the dealers in opium in Hong Kong have arranged rto quit the business entirely,  but there is more or less business in  the drug among Chinese firms, whi<f_r������  will   doubtless   continue   indefinitely.  fvllnard's  where.  Liniment  for  sale   every-  in the Ananias Class    ���������-  In these more or less modern time!?  jnau has got to be a fairl.y successful  -liar-^  To   keep   from     offending     one's  friends.'  To sell mining stocks.  '   To  be  a ."good  conversationalist."  To keep peace in the'family.  -''To   belong to  the  merely ' human  race.  ��������� Worms cause fretfulness and" rob  the infant of sleep, the great nourish-  er. Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator will clear thg stomach and intestines and restore healthfulness.  ,.   I  ,- At a political -meeting a very enthusiastic German made a speech  beginning like this:  "My dear fellow citizens and fellow  Germans, I don't want to say nod-  dings about nobody, but look at deni  Irish in de Tenth Vard;. vot have dey  got? i-aved street'. And vot haf we  got?    Mut!    Mut!  "Now, my fellow citizens and fellow Chermans, vot T vish to say is  dis. __ Coom, let_ us put our heads to-  geduor und make a block pavement."  Deafnesn Cannot Be Cured  Mlnard'o  MlfllQ.  Llnlm&nt   Relievos   Neu-  Aron't you afraid to sit down so  cloae- to UH*, grandpa?  -Afraid, my dear.   Why?  ���������Co's   all  my   dolls  have   got  tho  jnotifllOH. ;     .  fry local tippllcitloni, xx th. / .-.imot. molt tlia dfe,  ,NM<1  "-���������   -" "  HKll.. .  _.   PMtnwM II flftUMd toy jn Ui-flkmtd oonaitlouet tb������  ,nutu (torilcn ol tlm pxv.    'i'i.������ro l������ ouly ou������ w������jr tm     . ..       ..XT __  ir������ d������*to������M. ������mlth_t In bf coa������tltutlon������l retnedlM,  -.MlnwM l������ MIU44 by *>������ lii-flkintd oonditl-U. ot tb������  muooiui llnltj of th* EudU-lilar- Tul>������. Wlun tliU  iba in lnu������u-������l yuu li������,v������ m ruiubllUK tmiud or lm>  irfeot hull. int. ������nd v-hen It ia entlraly closed, _������e������t-,  tubs in lnu������u.������l yuu lixvo *t ruiubllUK tmiud or lm>  Mrteot hftkrint. ������nd v.hen It ia entlraly closed, DuN  awm la tho rwutt, andmonsam th������ InrumuiAtlon out b������  8,kill CiUt tad thUi tul)������ tMtorcd U> l\������ iiorm-l condl.  m, ��������� l>eMii������r v/lll b������ d.itr.-ty-d for*v������r{  ulna tuna  _,������_ u������ luw ai-u wtimwl S>y CwUrrb. wiilou i������ nuiiiiua  U-*������������t-. .niUwwl condition or ilia muooua aurfaeta.  tfa vltlelva Ona Wuit"dr������<l Uollnoi for any c������������* of  iwatno-ui (eauawd by entorrli) that cannot  -*f llKU'i UAUirh Cur*,  fltnd[forolroiit*-*. ttux  our������#  V. J. OHKtlEY A COA; TolWl* C\  gol* by riniftUt������, T������o.  Wik* uui'* fPimiiy nila lot oou������tl������*iioo.  thut  .Una*  will  bar-  N<.Mved<l-~Tln,'y ������ay.  %n  up   two  or  threo   dollars  a  *ul.  Mrs.     Newedd���������Thank    goodness  ^Icar, wo -jot oui'u by tho bag.  S_riiitf____ Ownnlalci! Eyellits#  OIT������ >'������y������ Inilr,tied hy-expoT  ���������mMKS oureta Sun, OnslaiKl Wind  fin vjr^^ qiuclclv relieved Ly MurlilB  ���������&%**������������������& U>CP KjieKcwe0y.NoBnH-TUi.a'f  ,��������� *; . i������������t %c Comfort. At  lour DitiKKut'a S0o ������������er Boitlr. Mnrlin������ IHy������i  mlmnTuoetiMc, l'\,rllookoUhttliyt,fmim\c  DruEftutti or Murlno Cyt������ ff<inn������<. v ���������o,������ CWcsss  W. N. U. 1040  I  Ml    vlOVIOty li    -COO y  TIic   roturuod  hero    was   received  with open ariun,  Bocloty  flocked  to lilm  hv'a warms  and droves and v.obs.  Thoy itmdo a Hon of him.  Aiul hollo made a. monkey of himself.  Mlnard'o  Etc.  Unfmont   Curca    Sums,  .Tmlgo���������What wim tlift ciiuno of tho  ruui mm?  Policeman���������Well, you m-o, Judgo,  this man hero ���������mut llitif wotmiti tin*re'  aro married���������'  \\'<t<*   Ih**   Afb������"i.    imtlfmttlt I  Effec*; of Their, Warm Drink in the  . yMornlng ���������.  ���������".A .-year a_jo I .vas a wreck from  coffee drinklrfe- and was on the point  of giving up my position in the school  room  because  of  nervousness.  (Tea Is just as injurious as coffee  because it, too. contains tiie heolth-  destroylnj. drug, caffeine).  "I was telling a friend about It and  she "said, "Wo drink nothing at racial  tlmo but Postum and it Is such a comfort to havo something wo can orijoy  drinking with tho children.'  "I waa astonished that sho. would  allow tho children to drink any kind  of coffoo, but she anid Postum ��������� was  not -coffee, but a most healthful drink  for children ns woll ns for older ones,  and that tho condition of both tho  children and adults showed that to bo  a fact.  "I was In despair and determined to  give Postum a trial, following tlio directions cnrofully. It was a decided  success and I wjih .omplotoly %vnn by  its rlcti dollo'oiiH llavor.  "In a short tlmo I noticed a decided  Improvement In my condition and  ltopt growlnr. bettor month nftor  month, until now _ nm hetlthy, nnd  do my work in tlio H-hool room with  oai'o and pleasure. 1 would not roturn  to iiurvu'dcb't.oyihM ������ofi.oi.* for ituy  vinonoy." 1  "���������Name given by Canadian Postum  Co., Windsor, Out. Head, "Tho ttoad  to WoJlvillo," iti pkgn.  Postum coiuuH hi two. fornis:  R-aulnr Poatum���������must bo well boiled., 15c and, 25c packages.  Inotant Pootum���������hi a Holuble now  dor. a toanpooiuui aiwaolvou qutcltly.  in a cup of hot water and, with cream  iiiiit i.i'Kiir. nut-Urn o. delieioiiH ix^vci'iiiv  Inctantly. :ti)c and 00c tins.  I.ot.li klndw are -eoiuilly dollcloun  and coitt poj, cup about tho nume.  Cereal Crops on Experimental Rearms  Cereal production has occupied an  important position, in the work of the  experimental farms since their inception some twenty-eight years ago. By  selection,- the best varieties of grains  for Canadian conditions, have been  brought to light and by breeding many  important sorts have been .produced.  Pioneer wheat, a new early sort possessing many merits gives premise of  filling an important place in northern  sections. The results in 1914 with this  and other sortsl of wheat, as ~well as  oats and barley at the Central Farm  and sixteen branch farms and stations and two sub-stations are presented in Bulletin No. 81- o������ tne Experimental Farm series. This seasonable  pamphlet is available at the Publications Branch, Department of Agriculture, Ottawa.  Teething Time Troubles  Babv's teething time is a period of  anxiety for mothers unless "baby's  stomach Ib kept sweet nnd his bnwnlR-  regular". No othe"r medicine has been  found so valual-li. during tne*hinE  time as has Baby'.- Own - Tablets.  They make teething painless and by  their use baby gets his teeth so easily that the mother scarcely knows  they are coming. Concerning the Tablets, Mrs. F. Goldsmith, Nelsou, B.C.,  writes: "Baby/a Own Tablets are a  mother's greatest help during the  teething period." The Tablets are sold  by medicine dealers or by mall at  25 cents a box from The Dr. Will-  lams' Medicine  Co., Brockvllle,  Ont.  Sore  Corns  Absolutely  Painless  /  \arOr  No  cutting,  no plast-.  ers or pads to press  the  sore   -spot.    Putnam's     Extractor  makes the corn go without pain. Takes  "out the sting ove_.'night. Never falls���������  leaves no scar.    Get a 25c bottle of  Putnam's Corn Extractor today.  An Ounce of Prevention  is worth a pound  of cure when it  comes to,looking    , II  after harness.   *  1 EUREKA s  ���������M mm^mmm,       ���������^*mmm.       mmm   "mm    gg-g*������f*g   ***x   ****.   ^*       -*^> B55S  Pays 6 Ptr Cent, on $450 Land  Alfalfa not only produces moro than  double the average amount per acre  Of. other forugo crops, but also lias  twice  the feeding valiio  of timothy  hay.   Good alfalfa l\ay" contains one-  third  more    digc-itlhlo    protein,    or  muscle  building  elements    than  an  equal weight of corn and. in addition.  va fair amount of fat and heat producing material. Every hog raiser should  have a rack woll illlcd with alfalfa  hay for his  hogs during the win tor  months.    It  is  equally  as  good' for  other stool., bolng especially valuable  as a milk iiroducor.   It will pny overy  farnior to bogin now to mako plans  for  the no-wliiii of alfalfa next year.  Mr.  T. G.  TaSkcr brought  in   como  flno alfalfa plants which were takon  from a'field cf eight acres sown Aug,  mil.    Air. '-'ast-or tolls us ho has a  flno stand, and  the field will average  olght Inches In height, a good growth  for 5f������ days from the seed.   Tho average production of alfalfa In Iowa this  year at $9.80 por ton -will pay G por  c.nt. on ^-.r.O lnnd.���������.ttullH-i.  of Nllrri  and Wat tors Savings Bank, Anamona,  In.  1  1  UT A __) _������.T_. C������9  n.mtxixi'-gz.w  , a es*  j������^_S._   ���������*  M1JU  ivccjjs Icaiucr soft and  prevents cracking and  the possibility of accident due to dried out  traces, etc..  Dealers Everywhere  the  IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY  Limited  I  IS  1  BE  S  The Beat, Liver OlI.-rTho action of  the llvor is oaslly dlfiarrangod. A oud-  don chill, undue oxponuro to the ele-  mentH, ovor-lndulgonco In somo favor-  Mo food, oxcohh iu, drinking, urea few  of tho cauiicf!. But whatever may bo  tho cauiic, I'armoloc'n Vogotablo Plllr.  <*.tiII  hi*,  k'-lliill  llltOlt  111. 111.' hi.ul   f>rtri'������������r<.  Hve that can bo taken. They aro the  leading liver plllu and thoy have no  MiipM'lorH nmonji; ������uch proparatloiiH.  * **,  m*^.m*m*m->*mtmm*m.ml**0**m������m^0  A dully'pup or of Mo pngcn with a  circulation    of 100,()<)(������ unci, each day  XftyK<,n,lft,l',i"i*l>ft1'Snf-ur0������  ItllllStBMtf!  I < u Riout iimuy ]iotoim���������Ii-ik imt thcml  ] bank ta v;orU even r������. ti'.r il. oy hud l������-nii given!  kip. Ovor Hli yeuiK of mucco**.') hum protiod]  | tho murlt ot  Spavin Cure  It I������ tho old inll^il-li.. uuiicdy tnv uuMni, I  j������*f)fivln, niirh.  rliifslK.ii.,  flii������r<������i*'*'i Tw������i������yI  Kio-vili*., Mi_iiUnnM, Mi.-iilt.r- uiui liimiMii***.**!  f.-n.������i .-.,,i������.- .������irr,...,..,4 ,���������.���������,....... I  lt������ Cii-it l������ no im.-ill ������ niiiUcir. _<������in|w������r**lI  <<-������ iUtt vitliio of ������ ImriiO thut you C-i'i'iOtl  ajftrj l��������� Ui \.:i!������r...i ,"i, j  *;..t,i t  Slwittle,  Trum  Or wril������  e, fl bouU- (7������r $.-(.<v>.   Oot m'copy <>f "<^  iIUa on Hi* Ifor-i������" <Von������ your ilri-gfgut  4fcS^������kMl/|L4  ������������������-������   -.o.i.iu't..     vitu- pioauui tn unoui u'-x aau uiionuli  tUftiti     !���������������������     r"l.ni.������*.    I   .,,...-,..     ...    * >vnn������  '$     If mm.IhII    f* *. m.* .. *m '.. .. t*  jlttrtrtfbufO^I-H*,  ^ntO y������rmdirt*||'  mmtmtmm  mmh*mmiim*n*mwm  ^tm^m^t^^m^t  mwMwm ' 5  L   T  i  [*-. .1  IV <-  5"  *f  ! - t  <��������� >  ���������A  - \  IlI-  g V- "t  _>:-<���������'*.  I"i  1������  ';(!._  ... V  I'-h.  P  l'.t*;'>  ������������������'���������/'_ H"  fVrF':  ������������������- r  -a   _ W ���������_ -BTj������H __% _%   S  ivuiui giuyu  We carry in stock; Water-  glass in one-pound and two- -  tins.. This is a grade w_ can  guarantee.    Price:  _$__������_.__$   OKft    _*I   nm-nilnOC-.  ���������   ������WIIUV9 ___w������_._r      m.     __.-������>������������ KB war -w.������������^.������  Harry Leonard, who has been at  Bossland the past month, returned  home on "Wednesday.  'IH. R. Parker is putting up a new 20  _:'5J0 ft. bs.ru ou ihe Hubie ranch,  which he has leased this year.  ,- The  City Bakery opened   the   ice i  season on Saturday. There was  a healthy demand, the- available sup-  _._   umo.  piy ui5_>p������-6t-4._ug   jb   UDIUJ.T; -ivrajnug  Truscott Bros, have installed a telephone at_theirv ranch this week, you  call No.-SS- \  Mrs. J. W. Dow returned on Tuesday from a two weeks vibic with Q_-ar_-  brook frienda.  T_1ftO0q*y>>������1-'-*-<ra>    r\C     M-__m_     itio/tHinfinn  satisfaction  guaranteed.  Mrs. C^E.  Atthidge, Creston.  * "  *������-_m������*m   rnxmrnL^ __���������_���������"].___. BL -____.  ureston urog &if oqk y o.  Phone 67        -        CBE8TON  ������������������ Castie Forrester is becoming a popular week end. resort. Two weeks ago  _?pny "Verrtuca wo-s, a .guest,, while last  Sunday one "Archie Pat-terson partook  of Its hospitality.  High water iria.i-k.ioi- bran u������w buuo-  lars received at the Creston school was  touched last week when seventeen of  the young Ideas put in an appearance  _n._ IMT-oo  %jV'.__?_!-_t*_  -.v*   _.._������..���������������-_.     -��������� w ������*%������v.j   _  Chas. Moore of  the eleven unsuccessful applicants for  the position of city engineer at Oran-  brook. J. G. Cuminings a native of  the railroad city got the job at $100 d  month.  ff-fe      Uli *******    __     g*.  i*     KfBkieO-.   Ma   iin  UmM  CRESTON  Head  Offices  B.C  8  CALGARY: VANCOXJ-  _������������������������_ ���������������___ _*".������ I   _���������* ��������������������� ������vyvM-P_n* ���������-������.���������__.  The C.P.R. dining cars on the Crow  line now supply their needs in the  matter of flowers from the Edmondson greenhouses at Creston. Some  magnificent daffodils and narcissus go  _(__2_*-___-������.������i,������3 w** _���������!���������������������  WW ���������_?������*. *������>%*-*V_.    *������_*#4 J ������  The next Red Cross tea should attract a large patronage, the receipts  going to purchase tobacco for the soldiers at the front. It is on April 27 at  the home of Mrs. Lyne, with !____.  Stark and Mrs- Lyne in charge.  VER; EDMONTON.  T^*w_jY-*n&   lii.  The fellow   who  w__-___/���������! ?_#������$��������� *_���������-*���������-_  i������l lb A I  Wholesale assd Retail  I winter's   snowfall     was    not heavy  (enough to   raise the   Kootenay   suffi-  ' ciently* to   flood the flats made  a bad  i guess.   The water is already covering  | f much of the  surface and a   few more  iii.-.*. j���������  Postmaster Gibbs has been notified  that war stamps may be used for ordinary postage, purposes.  -The mercury got down to within  four points of freezing in the c-tvly  hours of Thursday morning.  Wm, Hooper of Rossland was here  on Monday. He had a prospective  lessee of his ranch with him,  A. Sullivan off Victoria, inspector of  high school, paid the Creston school  an official visit on Tuesday and Wednesday.  The ranchers are busy on the land  alright. There was not a quorum for  the Farmers Institute meeting on Friday night.  ' Rev. J??, lumbal, D.D., will officiate  ������,������ uii_ vvTeston -LvOKian viavuOuc church  on Sunday morning next mass will be  celebrated at 10.30.  Nelson Winiaw of Nelson is spending the weak in town, winding up the  camp business. The seasons cut is now  in the booms at Duck Creek.  P. X. Gagnier/ who operated a small  brickyard on the flats last fall, left on  Wednesday for Nelson, where he will  be similarly employed this reason.  A sleeping porch is being built on to  the drugstore. E. W. Payne is doing  the work. Mr. McBean will now be  Johnny on the spot day and night,  summer and winter.  THE   H<oh������E       \  "OF THE' J  TRANStENT  . Run  on strictly .up-to--date  lines.    Unexcelled service i_i  ������_1!     A _������������-������������i *���������*-*_-������ _������_i*-d  **J������ > MVWUt  ������������MVUV0|     *  _.2fc ������<,*,*._>  will   about complete the job.  GQNtMOD/OUS  SAMPLE  i ROOmS j  *TH& BEST A.NO MOST  I FO&&I.A& HOTSL. IN  \     THks  KOOTENAYS ������  staff (including cook) all  white ladies.. Every comfort  and attention given to guests  - The bar is s upplied with  only the best brand of goods.  Porters"Meet Trslnis  .Fish. Game,  TV.-.1*.  J ������  and Ov&ters  in Season  We have the goods, and  our prices are reasonable  P, G." Ebbutt returned on Friday  T-he baseball club dance in the Audi- after spending a week on his property  torium tonight should be one of the J on the West Arm. He states prospects  most enjoyable affairs of the kind this i for an abundant fruit crop, are as  season.   Good musie has been secured,   bright there as in the Valley.  ztn attractive r*rocTa_._i of dances  arrSriged'and the ladies are providing  refreshments. Don't miss it. Dancing at 0 o'clock prompt.  i   The output - of tomatoes from the  "Valley promises to be well up to last  years'  standard.    Frank    Staples   is  -rfc1_Tt4.ii!ir* ���������  pedigree  Strawberry  P!asssg  i.  I Hardy  Northern-Grown  Stock of leading varieties  100 Plants postpaid $1.25  Per Thousand Plants f.o.b.  Wynsdsi, $5.00  MIQNRAD WIGEN  WYNNDEL,   ���������-   British Columbia  I  JAS. H. SCHOFIELD  Fire, Life and Accident  Innurano������������  BKAL ESTATE, Etc  I RAIL - ; B.C  OUY   LOWENBERG  OOMBULTINO   EHOINKUU  ���������; RESTON  C'tV-w*  YOUNG PIGS FOR SALE  uriMiii *Mii*tit>i(it-������i ii1^*!."  I ���������IMIIO  tt w-'-ikt* old.   tjtil apiece  .������AOKflON, Oi-ONtnn.  BROOKS A  VVelx'r  cU'/iuh  floth������*H,    Phone (HB.  'VUo jailor at Iti-VitlH.jOlu-' Iiuh jitHt ni-  '���������-'Ived $2ft from a rrmn in Knglnnrt--ft  littleappH't'lation of klndnc'iH iiliown  Ih-- wnilcr   wbil������������ Mi'vviiijr   it .4*. ni   far  ��������� ll'ttllkcilCHH.  The fDrescon Red Cross Auxiliary '  sent another parcel of work to the  Nelson headquarters on Tuesday. It  contained : 1 pair knee caps, 8 pairs  sox, 2 washcloths, 3 snigical shirts,  and & quantity of linen* donated by  Mesdames Spiers, Butterfield (Duck  Greek), Cameron, Grompton, McMur-  trie, Ebbutt, and Compton  S. A. Speers is back on the job at  the old stand, having taken the business over from Lancaster & Co. -on  Thursday morning. Sam looks quite  at home behind the counter but was  heard to remark, when shown tbe latest flour quotations, "If she keeps on  going up there will soon be nothing  much to the doughnuts but holes."  Mrs. Sparkes of Duck Creek has  handed to the Ladies' Auxiliary of the  Red Cross of Creston the sum of $15,  the proceeds of ah evening's entertainment" given by the school childrenI of  Duck Creek. This money is to gO tb  the fund for the purchasing of a, cot  for the Canadian Hospital for sick and  wounded at Clivedon, England. This  is the first money received by the  ladies for this fund. Well done. Duck  Creek.  Wra. Hogg, inspector of branches  for the Canadian Bank of Commerce,  spent Friday and Saturday in Creaton.  After wurkSiigiioui's Ivlunager Bennett  showed him ovor a greater part of the  Valley and Mr. Hogg went away on  Sunday more firmly convinced than  ever that the Croston district is slowly  but surely forging ahead as tho premier agricultural section of B. O.  With the roturn of normal conditions  he is hoping to nee a creamery erected  and operated successfully here.  Residents living within hail of Sunday's whistle of the noon eastbound  freight wore somewhat alarmed when  the four long bloats distress signal  rang out on the lifter dinner air. Tho  trouble waa all ovor a Scotchman, ono  Archie Patterson, who Arrivod at Sirdar thr> day previous and who in addition to soliciting handouts made himself objectionable by various treasonable uttorancoR in connection with the  pit'bant war. On Sunday he hooked  i-i-U-tsix'.lalioii in an oiv. fiat, und wotti  was wired Constable'Forrester to bo  ready for emergencies when the train  reaehed hero. Patteraon, who wan  about as ruin a .ipoeimon of humanity  an every came down tho Crow,Hubmlt.  ted gracefully to detention in Castle  MhtohIoi" and on Monday J.IVh Lowenburg nnd Mallandaine let him down  with a warning and 2M) dayt- hard labor  for MiiMili.iji- ii rid'*. Cap .4>*ok him io  WoIhoii on Tucnd-tv  afU'i'iiooii.  in a  normal  crates,  yeai- should  Jr____l  i  _-__  He requires about l_,000plants.  After better than twenty-three years  residence in the valley Mayor Little is  convinced that if sunshine and fresh  air are all that are needed for the complexion Creston young ladies need not  worry over the war taxes on patent  medicines and cosmetics.  **���������  Given average weather conditions  O. J. Wigen is confident Wynndel will  this year have a strawberry crop of  close to 5,000 crates. Last year the ex*  port was 8,700 crates. The strawberry  acreage in that section will be about  four acres larger than in 1014.  Rev. J. B. Pow.B. A., of North Vancouver the new pastor of the Presbyterian church conducted the services  last.   Owing to   illness of  on  fiv-ftw-i-lrt-'rr  one of the children Mrs. Pow was detained at Nelson until Tuesday. They  wiii be comfortably.settled in the  manse by the end of the week.  Creston citizens have good memories.  Not a solitary letter has been forwarded to the dead letter office for want of  a war "atamp. Postmaster Gibbs has  been getting some paper. and parcel  maii with the extra postage thereon.  This is unnecessary..;.'.'. Only, flrst-class  mail matter needs the war stamps.  "W. G. Laird, inspector of the Imperial Bank of Canada, with headquarters at Calgary, was a Creston visitor  Saturday and Sunday. Ho had a good  look over the Valley on Saturday in  company with O. O. Rodgers. and was  not a bit backward in saying ho know  of a no more promining section of B.C.'  than right here at Creston.  }VIHt Beam or some equally mighty  Ituiitor can make himself solid with  the business men and citizens who frequent tho territory between the Speers  and Jackson's stores by rendering bora  do combat an extremely malodorouo  polecat that has recontly takon up his  abode somewhere duo west by north  of Tun RmviMW office. Whon tho balmy broo_os aro waftod up from that  quarter���������well tho atmosphere it. noL  violet-scented.  Loo, Mrfl. Loo, and a little Leo had  au exciting and rather painful eypor-  knee on Sunday afternoon. While-  driving along -tho road to the mis������lon,  near Ooo. Jirodorick'o, tho horse Billed  ut an umbrella. Getting beyond Loo's  control tho hor no npaot tlio rig giving  all the occupants a considerable Blinking up and Home brultum. fir. I-avta,  who wan lit Angu.i Currtca at the time  waw promptly on the scono, rendering  Ornt a id. Norn** <r>f the unfr-rtunfttf*.  appt-ar much worse for the miium.  i  liiu  lii6  ill fHi-i  nui II  Direct from the manufacturer, they include  White & Colored Crepes from 15c.  Piqiaes, Vestiings, Prints, Ginghams-  Lawns. Linbns* Persian Lawns  ������^iai_.j-.500li-S������ $x.C������>  Under^^ear f or Men and Women  in Combination arid Separate Garments.  All the new Laces in Valehcienie$,  Torchons, Lineni and Mercerised  Cotton, also Net Lace. All at  rearonahle prices.  'Ill i SB fill 8 :-iiul MIIG ��������� y.��������� Jl:  Eal BVi I "I EL \J>"':     '��������� *."*  B  \  SS  ments.  ass^y-  ,e������-  Buy Made4n*Canada  .' issanufactured : by tiie I  mar ns. company, . - tne.;  manufacturers .of, Farm  ments in Canada.  Get our prices on Implements and  ��������� :\ Sprayers,   before    fmrchasing  . efeewhere.  ���������l_-������_������-<IW-ll-ll������-WIIIII-ll������lWII-illl I IH III   [II  &  THUS  I  ���������j0% a     *       n     r* i      _-***  KM txixJL _Ul_   -���������"������������������ ____;_��������� __kh__. **��������� _____ Mm\.    <__������������������ (___> -"'    ������������������'��������������������������� __T_/^___> Wllu. *i������, iu luiulk. "'-������������������"���������    B -uui Ut ���������        Q ___**__.  creston Auto cfe j3uppiy-;'VOi  a  CRESTON  IX. S. BEVAN, Manacrer  It C  puMI.',������_Hi|HH,>|i|ijiill������,<UWM*,'Wllil������������lWlli������M  mmmmmWmmmm  fi  ~m������y. _ <J#_B*ri-.___!  .^^.^^iH^^Mtto--.  ____i__l_ii____i___i________  ���������iiioiiiiiiiii'iiiiii-iriritiiM  iii  Htf_������  mmwrnm

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