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Floyd Rodgers returned ftdtii  kane-^ "^ednesasy.   ,<;..--.I-���������  The Prcsbyteiiaa   Literary Society  reswia^i *ts dehtttss tM ���������Tsies'diay" ni^hs.  *- ���������*.  ii-'-'  IfagaM* Bfuy&rte?spending the wee*  brook,*  s ze, almost new. ^tblittt befseeB.at Ihbj  -7<*  ^  a  iHl#i      is    K4h Jfc:  ���������v^s  I and'  i*as������*.  ona  ������������������  B  8  il  i  lali������#. Hill i.i.-iMnm-   W'Mii'8 I  mm ymmr  m       ffls -       m& BB BL bagtf. HFgp1 > W ' ���������"**%%* ���������**   V. OT   fit    H *SaS RMS ^gf    W  sstss^nerou'c''- .una* ������  be held in Mercantile Hail Ott Friday,  February, 12th. /- '  Duncdameron, who is wintering on  h's ranch at Copeland, Idaho, was in  t������vH7ti T^n'sdav 'as*.. *���������*���������  ���������*���������* '*"'*  The Creston Patriotic Fund ;wes.  b^ustecl another $5 thiff-^veek*-^J. B.  Morau*������monthly contribution.'-    ^  "Tie ^lvston Red   Cross' i&ijxiliary  will serve refreshments every Saturday evening at the d-.il! hall On Fourth  - street.      *' *���������- *   *'   %,*���������  s     *-'  Chrisfcehnrch will hfe consecrate*l ont  * j.' -  the ix-easiou   of the   MSit of-Bishop-  elect lioull of Kootenay to "Creston mi  4,daiX.u *L*sth. ��������� ���������! '  ~  TL*s social and daaee announced *for  tonighfc in. the Parish Hail is postponed. The^-haiii* ^t>x������ the his.it Wvh not  arrived us j et.  No more- new-pupils will be accept^  eJ.;ittho .Creston** seiiool   until -afte*?  |Saster ;'vajatibn.    Half a 'dozen uew  '-t.uhoiarsreiuolieii th.s mouth..'  1  ������**v *%<^&*������������9 <u*&   ������r&jp'^^^o   ���������h-raaa|J^^!Wi  or -& o&&&������ii.oc?b'  , ���������,'������*������������ ���������5ATyH^fc^P*'������l*'g'������*''i*gK**-  r\.  11 Cars of Potatbe$JMS Cars cf Sti  3 Cars of Raspberries���������Total Value $57,000,00.  Normal Year WouM Have Reached $75,000.00.  A ijonservative estimate,  ba^ed* on figures compiled by  ;Pr������sJderitileid of the Creston  ^oard ei* Trade v/ho^ by the  way*- sltbuid know whereof he  speaks, sure!y, places the ex-  |Jv/ U      VM.  XX U1V  f/rom1 ..the Creston Valley for  1914 at approximately seventy  " H. F������-Weber staitea v\oiktthis w^eis  piunitigthe oichriiOc. on tht-ftludiali'  au'.Sbiou.   Ihe Si\^a*=h-es  caVloads;  -      -  "To'avoid any jBonfusion let  'us just "here state that  the  -r~    * t. ���������- ^ c* ���������* -. ^  Qreston bailey embraces all  Strawberries, crates 5,898  Raspberries  -  Gooseberries ������>  Slackberries   ������������������  Currants  Plnms .  . Peaches '>  Cherries /0l*  liOganberries};  Pears, boxes'.^.  ������������  Is.  ������������  H  '   ���������������  Another whislTtii-ive is-arsangtd for' .*������������������"*"  ���������.--    4  ,~ have"! \^ the country from Wynndel to  neighboihotiU ot tt-o Uee^j principally       *. ,  *** ' -       *' -  appies; v?? -"     * * * i    hEmckson atfa.,Canyon CitY.      ]  .*��������� ? tfi^now ,������E5s year^s export  compa"ss?s with.,previous seasons we cannot state definitely  as a complete tabulated statement iri the matter is not  avai'abie, but in talking the  matter over with shippers they  are agreed that the increase  on the whole will be in the  neighborhood of 20 t)er cent.  The most notab'e increase,  of course, is in the apple shipments. In 1913,11,492 boxes  were forwarded from this  point, while in 1914 the export was wiChin a very few  boxes of the 1~,000 mark.  Raspberries sjiow a gain of  'at least 850 crates and Currants were also much more In  evidence.. Strawberries maintained their normal increase.  Although not showing in  tho returns thoro was a limited  export of Grapes, chieiiy by  W. P/|Stark.  Tomatoes,which were s.ome-  whut of ft drug on tho market,  show an inoreaHO of over 40  per cent. Tho 1913 export  .wisl^Tp^boxes while hi 1914  the^ otitrjut won fc up to 17,807  boxes; arid that figure by ho  Tuesday evemug i? ������b������':iai*y 2nd at theT  kouiiin Cathohc roctory; commencing  at 8.30. Iteu-eshnieuta will be sei;yed  AJuii-tision 15,cv- - -  Kanchers ar^ taking -advantage of  tho good ���������slei-j-hiiit*; t<i gel theii- supply  of hay home from the fiats. Ihe indi-  aas are hiidinjj- t^une a good hale for  tiieir ciop at 5*35 a loud.  Christ Church Lutlius Guild hold  the.r Febiuary> meeting ou,Tuesday  ai'ieruooii al iiu- home of Jxlrs. ii.!Jbull.  'Ihe Melliodi*nt 'LuuieS Aid meets  Thursday at tho home of Mrs. Palmer,  iiiickson. ^ *  C. O. Rodgei-s wus a Nelson visitor  ��������� ou Monday, for the annual meeting of  the Mountain Lumbermen's Association, oi which he wiiS the 191-1 prosi-  deut. lie wus elected \ ice president  f iir the ensuing year.  i  The wosthmid ex.jfed-i "was tw.������  hours late on Tuesday, duo to a wait  * for the main line connection and partly on account of the vltula of the engine getting out of whack. It waa uu  hour late on Wednesday.  ��������� Rev. B\ Ij. Oarpeutur- was at Port  Hill on Wednesday, making urrange-  < intuits for  putting on   the men's con-  : 'eei-fc,;to, he. given lr������, Creston., MetlUKlint  clmvch'���������'on" IWavnivry 5tf**y'.'at' Port Hill  on the Oth.   He iiiudo connections.  Creston lied, Ci-oss workera made'  their third shipment ojf gonds to beocl*-  ������iuartera  ������it Nelflow   oii   Wednesday.  ' Aplip pai*cel coutain������<l 0 cholera Andte*  12 chcweiiiollr .handUerclilefH, 1 pajr  ' "btHl'������t6������,- 4'p^.lM''hom:.'' ������n'd"''���������l'''lieh''ein  ; shlrtB,";'/.,',';'^ ';'';';���������;..;;,;..-i;-V;, ���������:;���������;������������������;, '���������:;'.' ::-::   t ,":;i:.:  ���������: ..-.Rovv^* O,;* Pldf^'Oin:\or--,yttwm  ', dddVciuied a, pii'hllfii.' miiethirt hi thV,  evening latit on Boclal Service >Vpik.  ^ley. G. W. Bluko presiiled, 13wring  v(.ho;(W4*>nl>ig Mi'H. tfoso coiiitt'Ibuted'Vv  , boiu, ,.f &i������k' wlw-rc.",  Mr. and Mro. Jt. !>. Cetwon.'qf Vnn-  cotiverare heioon a visit tcv,-Mi*. and  M<-j.F,H. jr.������,ok'-iv������ti������ Mn O.m-km iH������-  Muus IxKlay to join tho ambulanui  eirpti to be attJiched to the Third don-'  t.'ngent. Mvh. CoHHon(noe Nurse Scott)  , will reuialn lor a moul/hf   .  3,054  81  .     142  .     620  . 1,652  2*^  .     575  25  .     660  ���������7,548  !li,957  . 2,200  . 3,650  ,  IS������S4  . 6,527  ������ ���������������������������������  ^   -l.-^^l "a. ; _ ta ������������o-������  AppleB,'������������JATO   .a XV/,.'*f  Crabappi������s, bo^es ,      487  .Potatoes, toife.., -.       221  -Carrots, lbs>. X   7-717  .....14,532   :.. 2,026   3,J������81   T,387  ... 3,060    2,081  xtllURSTD,  ids? .;...>. ��������� .  Tomatoes^^l3|>e, eratea .  Tomat oes,^f^sn  TosnatoeR-PieJi  V^*UV#l������AI.A'Ur-CJA������3y   -uiu>ww    w   -   .   ������   tt^  Cueumhers^iokiing, lbs.  Cucumbers to the extent of  2,319 were also marketed, and  450 boxes of App'es and Pears.  _ Rhubarb and Strawberries,  which were off the market before the outbreak of war, and  Saspberries, for some unexplained reason^ realized prices  for the growers that compare  favoraoly  with   most  years,  From praetically all the other  John Hamilton is a visitor with Fort  HiiL'triends this week.  55"WA������rTE3J  IO HOBSG*?*? ������"* 500 St-   15  per cent, interest���������Asstzpsrs Ccoi?eb  Wynridel, B.C,  The men of the Methodist Cfourch  are giving a concert all their own in  every deiaiLon February oth.  '' A confirmation class has been started at Christ Church, meeting every  Thursday evening at 7.30 o'clock.   .  Fob. Kent���������Pi-������ and Cattle Ranch,  31 acres, on Kootenay Flats.   For pai-  j t vulara app'y Bos 'J?, Creston, B.C.  A. Lindley is loading a car of vegetables this week for Fernie- Cabbage  makes *ep the biggest part of the shipment.  Mrs. J. M. Fraser and Mr. Frank  Fraser of Canyon City spent Tuesday  in Creston, guests of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Melnnis.  A Boys Club has been ^organized in  connection with Christ chinch, for the  present it meets Monday and Thursday afternoons afc-the parish hslL  C, "W.-Lester* a Nelson drover shipped a mixed car of cattle and horses to  Nelson on Tueskay. Indian livestock  wus pretty   much in  evidence  in the  CCnSsguencM i.  Creston board oi trade has been at-k-  ed by the Cranbrook board to keep on  the trail of R, F. Green, fit. P. for a  grant to connect up the government  telephone line between Kootenay  L-mding and Yahk.  ft  ������i  ������t  tt  ���������' Parsnips |f \^d  Cabbage'  - 'B^ets  Beans  Peas  Green Peppers, lbs-  Citron, lllS, r-  Vegetable Marrow, lbs  1,620  Lettuce, lbs      430  Caulillower, lbs  2,060  . Konoy "*   3,00Q  OnioiiP, Dry, lbs- <,....,. 3,202  Onions, Green* doz--^*      504  Corn, dox ��������� -.. 3,114  Radishes, bunches        50  ERICKSON  commodities, nowever, tne returns were less than those of  1913. -- > s-  Vou "Will -nntinp1-- *.*ft������a that, a  -ton- ^aad^ a..;*balXv:rof,r������h^^y,| .'Hs-Bothwrfl oi������d 6. Leadbeatwha%o  * ; J2^_ '������_ -ati-Ir-*^?i.Jl^ll'^S^^Jl I gone t������ i'anj on Ci*y wbeie they aio  at work cutting logs for the C. C. Limber Co.  >���������   Mrw. j.jqu 'i*.-i.Mim.pton win w uu\  hoiitesH at tho next lO-cunt lea Un- the  lied Oro&a JS.ii%ftl*k%%. pi H'W)r.ho,������������i������"o������x  F6bninry.*0tb; at'������ Vdock;   tho wmrt-  ' ura are remhided ttiat tlio depofc will | (jrcjuto    Wttft    a  croo.  Ouctimbors appear to have  received more uttontiou fchau  previously. For 1013 some  lt10$ cratos woro shipped but  -loist year tho export rose to  1G84 crates.  rJmvm woro about equal to  <������/ yOiA-V   ������*fej*'    ������-*������0  ������i|jjUii"u������   nioSllg  1018, 1,407 cmt.08,' and  1914  l,f)5Si cratca;  In Poars tho in-  Httlo    more  The total shirments of Kad-  ishes and Lettuce are not  conspicuously noticeable, the  ravages of pests being rather  severe the past season. But  whatever falling off was suffered by these, is amply redeemed * in the deliveries of  Cabbage and Cauliflower, both  of which, tho returns show,  can bo grown successfully anywhere in the Vailey. .^  Beans he'd their own,* but  were not in the same demand  as tho year previous. Of Peas  there was never enough to  supply the call for them. The  domjind for Corn was steady  but the yield was close to 1,000  dozens   less   than   the  year  ���������w-v-nw-tk'-fi-v r\% t f*  '._ Onions were lighter, than  usual, oh account of tho dry  spoil in July and August.  Thoso who were able to ho'.d  them aro in good luck as present quotations, aro easily  double tho fall prices.  Tho Wynndol distriot is to  4������Ik. ***���������   4'.?������������������������***���������������***   ������**���������*     H* !���������������������������,���������*"*'���������*    ���������������*,ft j������������������������ *���������-������#*���������������     am* v>-������^ *���������*���������#*  particularly io small IVnitH,  their flhiwrnottte of Straw!wr-  rioa, : llaapbornosji . Currants  appears in ~tMs^yeg������? export  trade'; truly not a stupendous  quantity but almost 25'. per  cent, of the honey produced in  all the Kootehays in 1914���������  according to official returnsr**-  Shipping was considerably  facilitated the past season 1 y  tho erection of a. new warehouse by A. Lindley at Erickson. The building is 24x40  feet with a frost-proof basement full size and 10-ft. walls.  Mr. Lindley has also a site at  Creston and proposes erecting a warehouse hero in time  to handle this season's trade.  Likewise the Fruit Growers'  Union has a site at Erickson  and proposes building there  on a similar scale to their  Creston quarters.  While nothing very definite  can bo ibrquatuu  fur the pr-5S-  ',.'���������������������������*'���������'       '���������     , '   y ,'  ���������.'* ���������   ��������� .-'������������������'*  ent year in most lines yet there  can be no doubt that given  normal conditions tho Valley's  Apple crop will ity 1915 be  over 20,000 boxes and that all  other tree fruits will show an  increase of from 15 to 20 per  cent. Tho increase in tho soft  fruits will be;;. at'least 10 per  cent, in excess of tho quantities shown in tho accompanying tabic.  - 1015 market conditions, of  courseware dependent on tlio  duration of tho war and tho  grain crop on the prairies,  '���������Given "an   average   harvest  "this tstction-is boldinp: up well in 11*e  ma tter of local relief. "We hear Game  Warden i allendar t nly found t%\ o  cases in tins section t hat weie dese-iv-  i������K of a 8] eeiul peimit to kill deeiv  The iinpoi-t rf buy from the flats ia  pariieulMily heavy these days. Between l'������y-hculing und wood-cutting  most lunehexs me kept very busy.  Kricktritn   is 1������roniin-?  iiw fnvmiio  rendezvour for the JVlethodist Ladies'  Aid.   *Jhey me having their F������ biumy"  uteetin($  at Mis.   Inlmev'son 1 burs-  day.  3R. Dodd's 'p at woik on quite a  rosy looking hoii e ������ n his lot < ppuBitu  Sam (ScoUV*.  With a piovineiul olretion in pios-  pect traveleiH <n the road between  Creuton and the 1 nnj on bridge tire  urnking if the Pne lot of t*uiveyor'������  stukea driven uh.pg tl - fc 1 i-^hwuy a  tew dayt*ng<i iiuliente u big job of load-  woik Mhen weather leimitfl.  H. Both well 'enjoyrd the rnliual  beauties of Arrow Creek lent ���������week  whHot'Ulling������li������keH foi his uew I oune.  Jillt'isdaue^ efc the Krl'IfMUi Krluml  iu up to capacity o������d until tho new  HeutB that ate on order rirrive no new  pupils vcnn be taken eiuo of coirfoit-  ���������ai)ly.i:il,l:';V;:i , ���������''���������;���������:,'���������:.:,'���������;���������...       '  ���������>;  reooponaHuimai on W������uni������Miay Horn |mV,^^     tmft    a}ynwmr������   440tnml '   l*3oonnhnrrinn    totnllinrr  woik. fcoxiiro������i������^eatdTO������������*uh       Iboxosand 1014 000 boxes.       :i,707 cratos,    .C-mnatooB and  4-1-������ *^w4*-������i4-������*t% #-%������* !��������� 4-\% 0% ���������������** -w>.. /I***** -r* Mnf 0%i*1r  with tho prosont high  prices  obtaining i'or coroals, the demand for . fruit cannot fail to  be trood." is tho -wny the ihiltl  house men size thiugu tip*  A. Milton,;:'������, Mfjrr<ir Creole ranohor  has lust imported a carload of alfalfa  hay. '::'',.'."V.':,,.- :  Twenty families are receiving ohhIh-  tanco from the local relief society at  Vernon.     .      .  The Bank of Montreal nnd the Imperial Bank haveeloBe.t their branches  at Invormere.  J. fcj. liiuUiu hat b,nm ru-a^pnuiU-d  Hi'ere.lury of the Fernie Heluml Ixmrd  at $160 per year.  II. O. Keiman is i������f������irf? n <?������(* dlr-  moiul liiiff for 1 he hem-lit of Grand  Forks Belgian ������eHef twml.  Voi'iioui'ti expimdittn'O for nehool pin ���������  now* hi 1014 <wm $'M,iI!*. The enrollment thlo month totalled M'l pupils.  Ilu*. piUilyiutr watt ono ofthu htgtfettf,  mianelally,  t|i������it  the  It^nwlund   City  Cos������acil hui; hud  IvM'Ightor U ,t y������jui<-.  i'l-miuiiMi iuu* jmmi. womi ipiu^nnr oi ������r-  yeuJifl and bear lut-u\mb at tt per cenU  L������(V.  M^^_JM������^^i^i^������^^aiiliiiiM,ij;j,,ijliiiiMiiu.t>li.iM4fW^ ..;ii,i*������M.������i^l^M'^lii������lttij^aiiiMj^ilj.r..:ji.jL,a-ji*iim^^  laJutajiiu^iiitow^ -^ ^-^mn. ^jjiiwiy ilit^mlttiMwawM  twtfMMW*lW!WweB*)Hat^^ s^^f*-^-**^^  m'smAXI^.'BatoZitka'j*.  iiinteiat������tmMiVimuw*mi  flPHB BEVQBW. 'CKESTON. B������ C*  t���������a^������^8-^^P-aECTtoNsr-a  Pijiwiuwixa ik������-st*.\C;1  OWSEC*-  STttJCW.  R|g ANY      STANDS      OF       B A K  "*   POWDER   CONTAIN  ALUM   WHICH  :s an iNJunious acid, the ingredients :of ALUM B A KING  POWDER ARE -SELDOM', PRiNTED  ON THE LABEL. IF THEY ARE, THE  AtU'M IS USUALLY REFERRED TO  AS SULPHATE OF ALUMI N A OR  S.ODIC    ALUMINtC   SULPHATE.  MAGIC   BAKING   POWDER  CONTAINS    NO    ALUM  THE    ONLY WELL-KNOWN    MEDIUM-"  PRICED. BAKING   POWDELR    MADE    IN  TH AT    DOES    SOT    CO NT A 8 N     A LU M .  AND    WHICH    HAS    ALL    ITS    INGREDIENTS  PLAINLY   STATED    ON    THE    LABEL.  fcffin  GSS  CANADA  T������  W. GILL������TT   COMPANY   LIMITED  WINNIPEG        TORONTO.   ONT.      MONTREAL.  War arid Weather  It is to be nocnl that the sea flight  oil Heligoland was fought in a log under cover of which the British cruiser fleet bcldy sailed, in upon the enemy sheltering behind a screen oi sea-  mines, and under the guns ol the.  forts.  The weather has often served Britain welL in times of Svar..The. weather' fir.isiied the destruction of the Armada, and served us well when the  Free h invaded Ireland, aud there  been other times when a foe.  raid British shores, fount!  rendered difficult by bad  have  anxious to  his    work  weather. j  A heavy thunderstorm at Crecy j  slackened the -owvstrings" of the I  Genoese archers of the French,)  whereas tire English kept their hows '  cased, and suffered nothing; and, to I  come to moden. times, the- gallant: j  Devcns made their famous charge at j  Waggon Hili, Ladysmith. with a'!  thunderstorm at their back. '  It was a heavy mist that allowed |  Marlborough to get his army across ;  the Scheldt, ilthousrh the enemy had '  gathered to dispute the passage.. An-'  son was once well served by a fog, \  which enabled him to slip through {���������  a French fleet unobserved.. j  Snow and frost have always hind-j  ered rather than, helped, though the j  terrible winter in ihe Crimean War ]  showed that we could rise superior;  even to such handicaps; and ColoneU  Kelly's inarch across the snow-covered mountains to the'relief oE'Chitral  showed the same.   ���������  Corps ''Maintained by Private Fir,m  Throughout the empire many patriotic employers have offered to assist in ..'equipping their employes and  enrolling them in the British iifrn;/  for service at home or abroad.  The firm of Shoolbred,...-London,  holds a unique record in-military'annals.  For fifty-four years the'"-firm ..maintained at their -.own. expense a full  company o.������I the Queen's Westminster  j Rifles, drawn "from their own staff  1 and officered by members of the firm.  (Thirty-four men of the company took  j part in the south African war;.'while  i they were away they were paid full  wages, aifd the situations^were kept  open for them until their return.  What occurred fourteen years ago  is being repeated now and on a more  extended scale. Under the-'Territorial system the old Qucen'e Westminsters have been converted into  the lSth Battalion County of London. The corps is under the^. com-  niattd of Lieut.-Colonel Rupert Shoolbred, and seventy-four men are out  and mobilized.  Full wages will be paid to the married men and half wages to the unmarried, and the posts of all will be  kept open for them until their return. ^Moreover, ten horse drivers of  the" firm have volunteered for transport service with the regiment, the  horses being supplied by Messrs.  Shoolbred.  Battlefield is 8i!ent to the Airmen  So for as tlio reconrioitaring altman  is concerned, a battlefield is quite  silent. The noise of the engine  drowns every other sound.  "It is very difficult to distinguish  anything," says a Belgian aviator who  flew over Liu������. ImclleflelciB at Diesis?  when fighting was at its height. "Men  look'so small from such a height. For  example, unless you are directly over  ��������� them you can scarcely see oven avtil-  i lory upon a road."  A riQe .bullet struck the propeller  of his machine and broke it slightly,  hut did not stay his flight. Tho ox-  plosions of shells woro very disturbing because they interfered with the"  equilibrium of the machine*.  There is official authority for tho  following story;  A French aviator was obliged by  lack.of petrol to land in the nnnoxod  provinces. While ho was filling his  tivnk a strong German patrol appeared. I Calmly ignorim* it. Mm officer  continued to empty his petrol cans.  The Germans*, wore taken aback,  aud. unable to undevstnud his actions,  halted ut two hundred yard-; distance  without tiring, perhaps fearing a trap.  When the tank was full tho aviator  started the engine and made ofr.  lie was well off the ground before anyone^ suspected    his design.  Seeing thoy had    been hoodwinked  the Germans commenced firing at the  aeroplane, but they were too late, and  | the pilot returned safe and sound to  t headquarters. "*-��������� .,  Hium.Mli Mi'iVnn   uiiil.i -l..i,)H     .  ara  ^ -kAMPfo  ������||0S1 ^S9  *f!|iseg  they   escape   the callow   skin,  ness.      At times,  system    of  all women  tho-- pimples,  indigestion or  need  help  to  black"  biliouc-  rid ,thc  poisons,  CVU.YV-IiAie-.iU  and    the   safest,  economical   help  surest,  they   fi:  most  1:1  j jThis famous familyremedyhas'anexcellenttonicefEeetupon  5&he. entire system.   It quickly relieves the ailments caused  B ������by defective or irregular action o������ the organs of digestion,  * tieadache,  backache,  low spirits,   extreme nervousness.  Purifying   the   blood,   Beecham's  Pills   improve   and  Tha dSreotianK wltH every box era *������e*y valuable���������especially Co wonsSt  Prepared only by Thomas Beeoham. St. Helens, Lancashire. England.  Sold everywhere its Canada and U. S. America. -Ia boxes, 25 cents.  Miller's Worm Powders do not need  the after-help of castor oil or any  purgative to complete their thoroughness, because - they are thorough in  themselves. One dose of them, and  they wiif be foun.1. palatable by all  children, will end the worm trouble by  making the stomach and bowels untenable to the parasites. And.not only  this, but the powders will be certain  to exert most beneficial influences in  the digestive organs.  Guard   the   rising   generation   by  in ike home  using  always  Years Ago  we    hear people  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  Good   Reason  very  youthful  class     in  teacher,   "is  it.  hen one is very j  ���������   It   was   a  physiology.  ���������Why,"   asked   the  best to eat soup first v  hungry?"  The pupils stared at her blankly.  Then Jamie enlightened them from  tho depth of hie own experience.  "You can get it clown faster," he  announced.  No Time to  Lose  Author���������Don't you think I'd better  wait until the war is over bel'ore I get  out this book about it?  Publisher���������Wait! I should say not?  Why, if we wait until then all the official facts may be known.���������Life.  A touching Epitaph  An English lady home from India  on furlough told a good story recently. The native converts, she explained, are very proud of their  knowledge of colloquail anl idiomatic English, and of course there are  many pitfalls for the unwary. The  wife of one of the missionaries died  recently, and at the funeral service  a native .pastor spoke feelingly ci the  loss they had sustained. "The hand  that rocked the cradle," he said, "has  kicked the bucket."  very nice gooseber-  they dirty?"  "Yes,  they are  ries,   but aren't  "Dirty! Think I can wash 'em and  part their 'air dahn the centre for tup-  pence a pauud in these 'er war  times?"���������London Opinion.  The Friend of AH Sufferers.���������Like  to "the shadow ol a roek in a weary  land" is Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil to  all those who suffer pain. Itjholds out  hope to everyone and realizes it by  stilling suffering everywhere. It is a  liniment that has the blessings of half  a continent. It is on sale, everywhere  and can be found wherever enquired,  for.  One Hundred  Sometimes when  speak of the "good old days," we for  get how uncomfortable living miist  have been in some,ways for our  great-grandparents. Here are a few  of "tiie "discomforts," ~ which we don't  have to put up with today.  Merchants wrote their letters with  quill pens. Sasxl was used:, to''dry  the 5 .k, as there^was no-blotting paper. There were no street letter  boxes, no postmen, and no penny  postage. Travelling was Tdv stagecoach.   ������  A day laborer received two shillings a day. Stoves were unknown.  Ail cooking was done with an o'gen  fireplace.  In the cities many of the streets  were unnamed, and the houses were  not ^numbered.   ' -���������'-....  ������j.w^**������.������ ������^ 4^ w*=g AAfAvvn  ac s r^^fas-E^n  EDDY'S   "5KS-QU1"   NOMOBOKUUS MATCHES  Positively harmless to children, even if accidentally  swallowed, because the composition with which the  heads are tipped,  contain no poisonous ingredients  What about your wife and children ? Will they  dress well after you are gone ? Will your children  be educated ?   Have a talk to-day with an agent of  THE EXCELSIOR LIFE INSURANCE  CO.,  OFFICES:���������Winnipeg,   Edmonton,   Saskatoon,  SS-a.  \f������  **������������-*.*������  V   U&*K/%J  A^-Bnis Wanted*  ���������a    -a-a ���������**/*���������������������&* ���������  iA  '^  or  mm      a������<v������f  Lczema  LATEST   METHOD  TO   FIND  TIME  Itching, Burning, Irritated Scalp,  Kept Awake at Night. Used  Cuticura Soap, and Cuticura Ointment.   Now Head Is Well,  58 Do Salabcirry St., Quebec; Quo.���������  "About air years oro dandruff bojian f������*i  form on my Bcnlp. At llrnt I didn't notlca  it, but my boh- bcuuu J'uIUuk out Kruuuuiiy  and it kept rcUUik worse. Tho ItchbiK anil  burning wro ho bad that T Bcratchod and  Irritated my nca!p. X iras Uopt uwako at  nlKht l>y tho Irritation.  ������������������ j* iLso<! and   oil, also a  few other oils and thoy did no good. I then  trl-d r- jiampln of Outlcura Hoap and Oinfc*  rnr-nt, ���������.vashttl my head with tho Soap and  warm v-;u<>r. and applied tlio Olntmont.  Aft'T *.!.< nr.-.L time my hair ���������������������������Lopped fclUns.  I Rot ono calco or Cuticura Hoap nnd ono  box of Olntmont. I continued ttnlnB them  for a fow month:- and my hood lu now well."  (Klriuc-d} Mka Myrtlo Davis, Juno 3, 10X4.  Sample** Free by Mall  For l-lmplo** and blrxckhoadn tlio following  la a rnont niroctlvo and economical troat/������  tuuiit: ���������lonily *-mj-������ar tho oIYocUmI partsi wll.U  Lutb-ii:.-. l/.tiii.u-iil, tm lhi''i.'i4ii vT il.c uum-i;  but do not rub. Wash off iho OuUcura  Oliuoiciit In flvo minute *wUU Cuticura  Boaji and hot VfaU-r nnd coiitlnuo buthln*e  for noinu inlnoti j. Thin troatmoul, In IhmjI,  on rlhlnR and WitlriiiK. At othor tlmo:* two  Cuticura Hoap fi-ooly for tho toilet und Imtli.  to iwnlHt, in provontltiK Inllnmmation, Irritation and cloftKlnK ������f Uin poron, tho com������  mon <*i������i������o of Mm-w> dliUrwHlna; fiulai orup-  tlonK.      Hold    l.y   dniKnlHtH   and   diMilern  ������,..- y ......... ,., ,uji>;.��������� vi; ,..���������.'��������� ...,.;;v���������i  frc'vrt, with'52-r*.. BUlu Itookon tho troatmont,  ct t!... :.td:\ aritJ or.a^p, A/Mrr<������������������."��������� rsv^t-rArtl  rCuUoura, Uopt. U, Umlou. V, U. A.".  Bombs  From Air Crafts  Thr*.  dropping of  bombs from aircraft was first developed iu  the Un.t-  ed States.   Glenn II. Curtiss was the  first aviator  to  demonstrate how  a  battleship might be bombarded from  tha air.   Before 1910 Curtiss startled  the American  navy  department and  those of Europe by dropping oranges  on a warships' deck.   Carrying a load  of explosives in an aeroplane was in  itself  diingero'us,   involving  the  possibility of an explosion    in a rough  start of landing;    dropping   weights  above ten pounds during flight wn.3  supposed to affect the etjuilibrl*.*  . of  an aeroplane, and dropping of bombs  with any accuracy soemed impossible.  But these limitations were removed in  the characteristically speedy way in  which nil limitations are removed 'in  aeronautics.  In March, *|^i2, nt St. Louis, Tony  .Tannus dropped Albert Berry, weighing 175 pounds, from  an aeroplane,  demonstrating    thai,    a  load    iar^a  enough to blow up a, battleship could  be dropped during flight   without on*  clangoring tho life of the pilot. Later  In tho year tho Mlcholln bomb-dropping contosts induced experiments at  bomb-dropping,    which    resulted    in-  Lieutenant   ltiloy    E.    Gcott placirig  twolvo  out of  flftoon  bombs  in  the  tnrg. ���������'-. nnd winning tho $10,000 prize.  . Thoso demonstrations woro cor.vinc-  Inrc, but llttlo attention was glvon to  thorn by military authorities outside  of llutisla and Germany, whoro bomb-  dropping   contests woro hold. But individual Inventors nnd military mon  contlnuod    tholr    experiments,    and  thorn    woro    evolved    devices    und  bombn    which    collectively,    if    not  wlugly, could bo said to solvo'tho problem.    To cllmin .to tho    dango *    of  explosion dun to shock, for instance,  lionibii must bu dovisjed, such us il\c  Marton-Malo,   whl������b    must fall ii dis-  l.unc(!   to make   thorn   ol'foctho.   Tho  Marten-Halo    bomb    weighs    twenty  pounds,  carrion an  oxplosivo chargi*!  of four pounds of trlnitrotolusni and  IMO steel balls.  By Using Three 3oxes of Dr. Chase's  Ointment  Mr. Abram Buhr, Herbert, Saslc,  writes: "I want' to say that I was  troubled with eczema and'piles^ anl  suffered greatly from the itching,  burning sensations caused by these  annoying ailments. I sent for a free  sample of- Dr. Chase's Ointment, and  this did m������ so much good that I  bought three boxes more, and after  using same was cured of both eczema  and piles." /  -This is the kind of letters we yre-  ceive daily from people who have  been cured of these distressing sldn  diseases by the use of Dr. Chase's  Ointment. No laatter how skeptical  you might be, you could not read thosa  letters for many days without concluding tlm-t Dr. Chase's Ointment is undoubtedly the most prompt rolief and.  certain cure for these ailments.   ���������  If you have doubts send for a free  sample box and bo convinced. It was  by use of a free samplo that Mr. Buhr  was convinced of the merits of this  treatment. For sale at all dealers, or  Edmanson, Bates & Co., Limited, Toronto.  AH   One   Has   to   do   New   ,s   Press'  Button and Look at Ceiling  ' Awakening ui the night and wondering what time it may be, who has not  longed to see the clock without getting up and striking a light? 'oick  people are especially curious about  the time. To make this longing easy  to satisfy a iirm'in Paris has just put.  on the market a clock that by pressing  a button is made to project a picture  of its face in a ray of light upon tho  ceiling.        .    -'    ~ ���������     '    '  This clock, which-looks like a young  cannon, stands upon a box containing  three dry batteries. Its mechanism is  in a metal tube> at one end of which  is an ordinary dial.-. In the daytime  this end is uppermost or foremost. But  when, night comes you turn the can:  non over on it's trunnions so that the  reverse end is uppermost or foremost.  In the reverse end is a, second dial,  of transparent glass, with the figures  reversed and running round its face  inversely, as do the hands. In front  of this a plain cover Jens and bo-  hind it, a small electric lamp attached  by wires to the batteries and by ether  wires to a push-button.  This push-button can be placed wider the pillow or upon a table beside  the ,bed. When one wants to see the  time in the night one presses the l.ut-  ton; this lights the lamp, which projects upon the ceiling or upon the wall  a greatly magnified picture of its face,  so that one can lie comfortably in bed  and read tho time at a glanco. Another push of the button extinguishes  the lamp.  Birthplace of Froissart and Watteau  Joth Valenciennes and Malines,  two of the latest towns to come into  prominence iu the western theatre ot  war, have now little association with  the production of lace beyond giving  their names to the famous varieties.  At Valenciennes, indeed, the manufacture- has been discontinued, but  the place has an alternate fame as  the birthplace of Froissart, the historian (nearly, six centiiries ago) and  of Watteau,. the artist, (230 years  ago). ' '���������;���������" '.'���������������������������:"������������������'��������� ���������    ,,.-.::  Minard's  Liniment Cure's  Dandruff.  "Fine night," said Smithers, glancing at the heavens.  "No," replied the Boston girl, "you  mean infinite."���������Harper's 'Bazaar.  Listen to the sail flopping in th������  breeze!'  Yes; perfect sheet-music, Isn't It?  Napoleon Bonaparte as a Recruit  Tho history of the last century and  a quarter might have read very differently, had not the Russian army  refused a valuable meruit in 17������9  when N'ipolf-on Bonunarto, disgusted  with his prospects at homo, sought to  ( iter tho service of Catherine tho  Great.  Some time ago Count Choromotlor  discovered a letter addressed by Napoleon to tho Russian war office, applying for ndmlsison to tho artillery. As,  howover, ho-mado it a condition Mutt  ho r.houlrl retain his rank of llouton-  nnt, tho application was rojoe.ted, Ho  then oll'ored ills serviuos io Uio huud  of the Russian navy, and thoro again  mot with a refusal on tho samo  grounds.  The most obstinate corns and warts  fall to resist Hollaway's Corn Cine.  x  Try it.  Minard'o  Ola.  Liniment Relieves Neural-  W. N. U. 1022  This In tho ngo of young mon, but  Willi Kllcboiior, nt. nlxty-1'our, tiuin-  uioncil to Mm head of the ITtrlt.inl*  army, and (jenoral I'au, who rotircu  for ago at slxty-ru von, and who In  minus ono nrm at. i.lmt, rocallod to  the* (rolors of Franco, It looks as  though tho wIkiIoiu of yeurn wtu* fnlr-  ly well appreciated In thin war.  In  it  Lon-  thoy  In Highland  Mrs. X. rolat.es that while  don hIio oiKjuircd in u shop  bad any frosh eggs.  "Yoh, mum, plonty," said tho dork;  "them with a htm ou 'om aro fresh,"  , '% don't boo any with a hon on  thorn," said Mrs. X'., looking around  for a nest.  "The   letter  'hen'  mum,   not    tho  bird.      'Hen'    ntnmlfi    for 'noo-lald,  mum."  "ttomo day," cried tne outraged  poel, "you editors will light for my  worlt." ,.  ".All right," sjghod tho odltor, trc-  filcnctlly, "but f! I Iopo V5! be Just an  happy."  A Story From Japan  A traveller in japan tolls a little  story showing how very careful and  pnrtlcular at. least ono .Tapanose boy  merchant was In tho matter of honesty. This traveller says: "As the  train stopped for iljUbw minutes at  the station of a s'mall vlllago famous for a certain kind of .Tapanoso  cake, 1 thrust my hoad out of the  window, and bought a package from  a boy. Ho gave mo a ilfte"en hod  package; but neglected to give back  tho live sen duo mo. I laughed  about it, remarking to tho ideiul  with whom I was travelling that I  might as well havo bought a twenty-  sen package.  As wo pulled Into the next station,  seme JU'lotsh minutes later, wo hca/rd  a boy shouting nt tho top of his  lungs as ho ran up and down the  platform, "Whoro in tho lady to  whom tho Isobii cako-soller owesi live  .souV" Astouiuliod, I infoi'iiU'd him  thnt I wan tho person; but how on  earth did he know about the matlor?  To which ho replied that tho cake-  boy had telephoned down tho lino to  bn sure to give back to its owner that  five son."  A Great Expander  "Pa, what Is a dum dum bu'lotV1"  "A dum dum bullet In a rwt of military tliied apple, my non."'���������j-Jxcmingi?.  "Jonea has ouoiw-i to soli his automobile nt a low ilguro."  "Which In hyoko~-<lont>M or Mm mt*-  c.hlno?"���������Boston Transcript.  TotheMentof LydiaE.Pinfc.  ham's Vegetable Compound during Change  . of Life.  WoBtbroolc, Me. ~-?"I *wbo puuing  through the Chango of JMo and had  pains in my back  and side and was bo  weak I co-uld hardly  do my housework,  I httVG token Lydia  E. Pinlcham'o Vogo*  tablo Compound and  it has dono mo a lot  ot good. I will ve*  commend yourmod-  icino to my frionds  mid give yoUtionniB*  slon to publish my  tofltlmbnial."��������� Mrn. Lawiienck Mau-  tin, 12 King St., Westbrook; Maine.  Mann-ton, Wis. ��������� "Attljo Chtanao of  Life I sufTorcd with pninri in my back .  and loins until I could not stand. I also  hnd night-swoata so that tho sheets  would bo wet, I tried other mcdlclna.  but get no relief. After taking ono bottle of Lydia IiJ. 'PlnkhAm'a Vcgotabla  Compound I began to imptovo nnd X  eontrnw-d itn v.c.n for <<5x mofithn. The  pujna loft mo, .tho nlght-BWonta nnd hot  ilaahoa grow Ices, and in ono year X was  a dllforont woman, I know I lmvot*  ���������Manic you fov my contlnuod tfood hoaltb  <iV(\v since."' ��������� Mm. M. J. B^oWMBUt  Mannton, Wio,  The uuccoflfl of Lydia !G. Plnkhwm'i  Vc-istituhlo Compoutiu, mudo from roottji  and hcrbM, io unparallolcd in fiuch cn-iefl,  lit" you vftuii jipcciui auvico wriio i*#  I.ydla 1*:. PttikliAUt Mcdlclno Co. (conft*  dt>utial) Jbynn^ Wauu. Ifowv lcltw,* vtl\t  tb������ oponod, r^nd Anfl misWAfcd by tft  \/omftU, nnd held In dtfiot conn-'.^nc**  ������.w������M<Uiw^in,M4v '^rtt^*M+#W*#'t#**-r+M*.'*Wii*iMH*A4-  ���������^^I'x.aiii.^iiiiiiiwmiwiwiiiiiiw  **wy\V*i*lMi*.i)iw).*Mt*MMM&i t,  mm  1 WP^WW^'^^^flPwWWWWlllwBPBwWii '?'Z''^y':?i'&&  "*>.  .?*  ;���������:.#$���������������  S,X::  ���������-t  /  iiiiB  * ' EHjE K3BVIEW, 'CMiSTGH, JS- C  unitr mom sysi iiimo  EJ.BwSi    5 51"T2Bii Hlllf-  ssw.s  - (  BAND OF.FREEBOOTERS AIDED  TEUTONS IN CONQUEST  Germans First Cccupied the Country  Some-Thirty. Years Ago, Enlisting  the Services of a Savage Tribe to  Conquer the Natives.  The.first of the German colonies to  fall into the hands of Great Britain,  Togoland, on the North West coast  of" Africa, has au interest for the  ladies, as being the native home of  the birds from \. hence come the highly prized marabou feathers.  .  Liome, the capital, is quite.modern.  It is a clean little town with well-  laid-out streets, shaded by palm and  other trees. The principal building  is the palace of the Duke of* Mecklenburg, the ' governor of Togo. To  overcome the difficulties caused by  the heavy surf, which .breaks almost  incessantly on the low sandy beach,  a pier, a third of a mile long, has been  #-i/>*nnA^t4-A^      -avrt-l-1!'*      *\      -rttrtft.  \^\JiXlX\*\j\,\*\X.      TV Jl.il.     c*.     xu-caro-  or quay  at the   seaward  THE  DUTY OF THE  BUYER  WA \^V,������.*-rVly      ******  ��������� 5*ve wuar  endr  Unfortunately the natives are forgetting   how   to    handle   the   surf-  jboats, and some years ago, when thP  bridge connecting the wharf with the  shore was destroyed by a tidal wave  '- supposed to have been due to a submarine volcanic upheaval, Lome wa-3  almost entirely isolated from the outside world. *'-^"-~  What is believed to be one of the  most powerful wireless stations in  the world was completed in preparation for the present war a few months  ago, at Atakpame, about 110,, miles  from Lome. It is the chief receiving  and distributing centre for the German colonies in Africa, and sinca  messages can be either sent to,^ or  received from, Nauen, just outside  Berlin, a distance of 3,450 miles, it  was a most important link in Germany's world wide intelligence service.  Atakpame is the terminus of the  railway, but the. Germans have hniH  ' a good road' as far. as Sokode about  .100':���������-*��������� ilea to the north,, an*', a largo  moto*.* car has been: provided to lsup-  pienisni ine iron roac* i.o*v iuTiiier pro-  v gress into the fine hunting country  nearer the interior.* of the continent.  v^Therej however, the inhabitants are  hostile and treacherous, and havo the  .disturbing  habit of  taking pot-shots  at    the    passing traveller with their ,  poisoned arrows.. " '  Preference  Should  Always be  Given  - ., to  Home  Products  ='" (Prom the Toronto Globe).  If the patriotic manufacturer does  pioyees together, and doing without  profits till the ,dip of depression is  over, he-has a right to expect that the  buyer' will stand loyally beside him  "and - buy ~ Canadian goods wherever  possible, and British goods in preference to those of foreign nations. The  instinct of self-preservation should  .teach the Canadian people that this is  ������10 time to import things that can be  -made as cheaply and of as good quality as home. The point is so clearly  made  in a  letter  addressed  to the  JTLl r*r. V\ A      V������*������T      ***���������.        VVftAVi.    ^Ap������ ni-ml-Wll-v* M       f*^-*%-t ������1S-fc-f|-rt        In  vj:.������-<������mi--   *sj    ������.    iai^,u.*..aOLUt.Aug   v/\s.*uv>-������Ja1&   xu  Ontario that space is gladly given for  it:     ��������� -  "We note from your excellent journal that you have been endeavoring  during the past few weeks to impress  upon Canadian manufacturers the  duty of -keeping their plants-running  to the fullest possible e.-zisiii. "You  have pointed out that by so doing the  manufacturers wUl he - contributing  largely to the country in this present  crisis. With, this we are quite ia accord. We would, however, draw your  attention' to the fact that there is a  limit to the possibility of any.' manufacturer keeping his plant running.  "We-are-a small concern, manufacturing small tools. Throughout the  whole of last winter and up to the end  of July we ran our factory full tim<**,  notwithstanding the fact that our production was' considerably in. advance  of our sales. Last month our sales  took a tremendous drop, and we have  had to slightly reduce our working  hours. \ Our object in writing to you  is to' point out that even in these  times of depression there is more  than sufficient business in our line to  keep us working full time. We are  the only concern actually manufacturing our line of tools in Canada. In  point of quality we are second to none.  Our prices are competitive. There  seems to us to be no good and sufficient reason for any of this "business  to be sent outside of Canada, yet it is  a fact that this is being done. We  suggest to ycu that you couple your  advocacy of keeping the factory running with that-of the duty of Canadians to buy only Canadian-made goods  umrmi unit mmti  ���������rn*ra_BB-WBBs she-si*.**     b***������s OSSSS  [  PUTS   BAN   ON   AlftSHRPS  THE    WORTH    SEA STOREHOUSE  nrr  Tue   ftr?nu������.>i  -  ..���������      ^������ Mag c,if r-t 1^1  Millions Have Been Spent in Fortifications -and the Construction of Powder Magazines���������Provisions For  Siege Lasting Three Years. .  Enormous sums of money have  been spent upon fortifications at  Heligoland.  The island which has an area ot  only three-quarters of a square mile,  is looked upon as one of the most  treasured possessions of Germany.  Since the Germans obtained possession of the island, enormous sums  have been spent- upon .fortifications,  and so on, including $30,000,000 spent  on protecting the coast'from erosion.  Probably it will never be known  how many millions Germany has  spent in-strengthening the place. But  it is known that a million and a half  was spent in improving the harbor  as an. anchorage for torpedo craft.  Millions   have   been spent In for- *  Cannot Fly Within Ten Miles of Fortj-  ficd Points  An order-in-council has been passed  prohibiting a?rships trom flying within tenrmiles of any of the chief Canadian cities or fortified points,.unless  by anecial government permit and  prohi 11 ting any air craft carrying  passengers to cross the international  i&iiri 1  8 mvm UNO iMOQtu  MHO;  THE  ENORMOUS     EXPENSE     OF  MODERN WARFARE  boundary except under special conditions,  The action is taken by the government as a precautionary measure and  because airships have recently been  seen approaching various places near  the border of Canada. Guards have  been stationed at all prominent points'  with-orders to fire - upon .any airship  which comes wthin the prescribed ten  mile area. * v   ,  The places- named in the orde34*a-  council as being those over which no  airship -n-iay ������y are Halifax, 'Sydney,  St. John, Quebec* St. John, Valcartier,  Montreal, Ottawa, Kingston, Toronto, "London, Winnipeg, ^Regina, Calgary, jtudmonton, Victoria, Vancouver  and Charlottetown.  It also provided^ that no airship may  pass within'ten miles of any wireless  telegraph station.  Airships crossing   the international  tifications  and    the  construction  of  boundary line and carrying passeng  OITIfO  ys providing they are compp.H-  tive in quality anl price with foreign  goods."    . *  This is a mo&t reasonable request,  and-it is to be hoped the readers of  the Globe .will givs it favorabls consideration.    The buyer naturally wants  , the best value he can get for   his  i  In this little-visited part of -rogo-  are ��������� immense"* "quantities of game ,  Antelope, Jeopards, and elephants  abound, and many kinds of birds, including the marabou stork, whence  come the ^greatly-sized marabou feathers. The rivers swarm with crocodile, and������there are numbers of ��������� hip^;  pQY)QtgTVli_  As regards.-Togo history, this only  extends back about thirty years, at  which time the Germans first occupied the country. They found It in  possession of many different tribes,  all hostile to one another, the dominant tribe of the south-central region,  dwelling round about where Sokods  now Is, being the Tsehaudjo. ..'������������������;;  These people were originally a con-'  quering 'tribe, like the Masai and the  Zulus.Vahd they swept down from the  north somewhere about a hundred  years ago, devastating the country as  they advanced. They came riding on  horses, and .������������������ as these animals had  never before been seen in Togoland;  the terror, they inspired almost sufficed by itself to ensure the defeat of  the aboriginal owners of the soil.  When the Germans came Up from  the south, a motley but brave and determined rabble, led by a certain freelance adventurer^nained Kersting,  they endured their first real check at  the hands of these wild horsemen.  Impressed by their fighting qualities, Kersting, following, in a small  way the example set by Cortez, in  Mexico, and by Cllve in India, allied  himself with the uro���������or king���������of -the  Tsehaudjo, and, aided by him, he  eventually subdued the whole country and placed it under the German  ' flag, * The present uro,. unsold but  dignified and amiable savage named  Djoba, is the son of the man who  "���������;,. fought under Kcrstlng's bannor. He  resides at Bafllo, near Sokode, in a  "palace'.' provided for him by the German government, who also grant him  a small yearly subsidy.  Although tho Tttlk of tho Togo natives aro, as has boon Baid, In a condition, but little removed from barbarism, some oi tho tribes, novortho-  loan, show considerable skill in handicrafts. Thus, at Bassarl and Bonjall,  In tho Konkombwa country, iron hi  mined* umcltod and forged into various utricles, under exceedingly primitive, though fairly Affective, oondl-  ,    tlons.     ���������      ,  '- Othor tribes cultivate cotton, which  thoy woavo into strong and serviceable cloth on curiously primitive  wooden looms. Beautiful 'leather mats  arc also made, and huge, strongly���������  woven baskets of palm-llbro, which  soil for about halt a cent apiece.  In tho far north, tho onl;' currency  Is salt or cowries. Amongst tho Kon-  bouihwa copper mid brutm rods wilt  purchase almost anything.  -.-  Tr.t1*  AUUUOJ ,       */ *.. b  t.     ._.������^i*j.������������u.*)->������a  cheap and of a*, high quality as foreign goods he is a very thoughtless  Canadian who under existing conditions does not give the preference  io hoijie products. In this connection  the Globe may be pardoned .-. personal  word. .Many Canadian manufacturers  making standard lines of goods do not  [mow the meaning of the word pub-  icity. They expect their goods to sell  themselves. They never give the public a "chance, to learn the brand or the  quality of tho articles-they make. The  greater -part of.--the foreig*-. articles  sold in Canada are sold because by  constant advertising the buyer is  taught to ask for a certain, brand or  trade mark. ��������� In yesterday's Globe,  scarcely a. dozen manufacturers of the  thousands in Canada thought St ..worth  telling the - pesople about their gcods.  Two-thirds of the space occupied by  manufacturers' announcements was  purchased by Canadian brandies of  American concerns that kne-v the  worth of publicity. The buyer's duty  is to give the preference to Canadian  goods. But the manufacturer's duty  does not . end when he 'makes the  goods. He cannot hope to sell tli'om in  competition with well-advertised foreign products unless he lets prospective buyer's know that Canadian goQd3  competitive In price and quality are  en tin market.  powder - magazines, ��������� while refuges  h&ve been built for the inhabitants as  a protection against the island bemg  shelled by an enemy.  Two hundred leet from the water  there stands a series of big gun batteries and armed turrets, an attempt  having been made to turn the island  ���������S-wi-r-k  ���������������������   i^t c-h-Mwi**������������������������%���������������   r*iVfMo14*A*H  ���������"v   **   \jr-u>Aiuuii   \JiM.Krm.cxxi,cjLX,  ~[*?f\f    *rt1inr\Aic<ri������     *^P    vfMniA/>l<AM       *���������*      s������l-l-������-F  of granite was b/...ilt, so that now the  island to a large extent possesses  cliffs which are purely artificial. In  addition, hundreds of tons of cement  were used to strengthen the face of  the natural-rock.  Most of the people depend for their  livelihood upon the lobster and other  .fisheries, together with their harvest  from the summer visitors. They live  to long years, and have a stheir native tongue the North Frisian dialect  In 1807 Great Britain obtained the'  island from the Danes. When she  took possession of the island it was  the -"jumping ground" of a, horde of  smugglers, there being practically no  room left on the island which was  free from kegs and human beings.. In  1890 we gave the island to the Germans as their consideration for our  taking over Zanzibar and Pemba.  At the time of the bargain there  was \ great dissatisfaction shown in  each country. It was recognized by  many far-seeing men that so lor������-; as  we possessed Heligoland the island  was in the position of a menace to  Germany. ***  Those Germans who objected to the  bargain were sere that Germany did  not obtain a much larger territory;  even Bismarck said they had exchanged a pair of trousers for a msre  button.* it was then that the plateau  was fortified.  Quite recently some of the most  massive guns produce'd by Krupps'  were placed there, while provisions  were laid*'in sumcient to withstand a  siege .-of tlirep. years. Monpy. in f**ct  was spent liKe water mat the island  should. become the North Sea storehouse of the German fleet.  ers are allowed to land only at points  within three miles of Annapolis, N.S.,  Woodstock, N.S., Lake Megantic and  Hemmingford in Quebec; Athens,  Welland and Essex in Ontario; Morris, Manitoba; Estevan, Sask.;" Leth-  bridge, Alberta; and Chilliwack, B.C.  A Canadian officer   must be carried  (TV-*-*      <-t-rrt ���������*���������*      ������-* -1-Mr-ili -tv*      +!-r������.4   _ T rs ���������*���������������-*������ i\ r<      ���������������*������"������      I"* p VIO <"1 **3  VU      C*iXJT        CbAJL OXXlJ/       -OllC***^-----���������������**JU.-lfcO      AM.      v6**M"**v������,  and no firearms, explosives or photographic, equipment will be allowed on  board. Any military air craft in Canada must be the property of the Canadian government or Great Britain or  her allies. One reason for the strict"  governmental regulation of airship **t  is with a view to preventing any secret fitting out of airships by Germans  or Austrians in the United States with  a view to bombarding operations, or  scouting at fortified -or military points  in Canada.  It. is a, remote, but possible danger.  When Kitchener Asks He Gets Action  A story is going round about Lord  Kitchener's way of dealing with  officialism. He made an application  to the post office authorities for thir-  4-w^      inlnMMA^I.In'-n      4.*^      *v>      aw       nniiiri.       Ct������if..  vice with the army. A high official  informed Lord Kitchener that the  men could not be spared, as the staff  had already been seriously depleted  by the war. The new war secretary  sent back a message to say that if  the-nien were n-; sent inside half an  houri he -would coma lor them himself: Needless to say the men were  soon' forthcoming.  British Fighting Families  Lots of cases are on record of entire families being in one or other of  the British'fighting forces. A widov-  ed" lady named Coppard, of Penge,  has seven sons serving in the West  Kent Territorials and she is very  proud of the.fact. Another instance is  of an Erith family named Higgs. Tho  lather fought at Tel-el-Kebir, six sons  ar** in the Royal navy; and the mother  is anxious to serve as! a nurse.  Shackleton   Departs   For   Polar  Trip  Sir Ernest Shackleton and themo-o-  hers of his trans-Atlantic Antarctic expedition have left London in two sections for the Qbuth Polar regions. Ono  half of the party, headed "by Sir Ernest Shackleton, departed for South  America, the other half of the oxpedt-  tlon left for, Boss Sen, on tho New  Zealand side of the Antarctic, by way  of Tasmania.  ' Sir Ernest hopCR to meet the Vtoss  Sea contingent in April of next y'oar,  or failing in that by March of 11)16.  Tho Shackleton section will have 70  dogs and also motor slodges. Tho  other pr.rty will havo 20 dogs.  Ono great difficulty that confronted  the expedition was the lack of pclon-  tiflc instruments. These had boen ordered from Germany but had not been  delivered because of tho war ahd it  was necessary to replace thorn In England.   .      .     *  Tho rtoss son party w'll board tlio  exploration ship Aurora at HohnrtH-  town, Tasmania. Sir Ernest Shackleton hopes to loavo Buonos Ayros,  October 18, by tho shin Endiiri nen,  which is now on route to Scuth America.  HE attention off the world is now  being attracted to the vast areas  off fertile wheat lands off Western  Canada. Only a satiall fraction of the  agricultural lands are at present tilled  and their cultivation is now a world  necessity. y A  Thei'c will be a world-wide shortage of food  and the demand for wheat and all farm products will be enorsnous. High prices for  grain are sure to prevail. The coming  year will witness the greatest activity  throughout the West.  ���������A remarkoblo'proposal comes from  sonio Belgian loaders. "Wo roalizo,"  they say, "that our nation Is ono national longuogo.- Jt 1������ Iniponslblo' to  make cither Flcml.ih or Waaloou universal bflcauno of the rivalry of rao^*-,  We do not wish to encourage fuvthor  uso of French wishing to mn*.ntaU. our  nifinnpt individuality aim cultivate  IirlUnh rather than Krmich chamctcr-  iHiit'ii,  ������iii5l������)i*n������-  wo |uo|������ihu  luiiL  Hoi-  Klumvshould adopt Iflugllsh an a na-  ���������Hnnnl lnnfruiipr������, m������1-lii|!- hwftnlf the  Knglanrii of the continent and oistor  iiullill.    ui   jjiit,iuii't   w    uiv   tuiv/i  The American Atntudn  As lor tho iittitudo ol' Lao American  |)i*c!������j, It novor more accurnloly rofloct-  od tho sober judgment of tho American  public than In condemning Gonnany'-i  couruo In tho preoent conflict, The  Indictment against Germany In founded upon tho statements of hor own  defenders, whoso. admissions r,ro far  movft damning in th(dr ovldonoa than  any churgo of tho A111c-h. A nation  whose Imperial chancellor ridicules as  a "scrap of paper," the ^ughtcit faith  not,  only  of  his   own   but  of othor  Huge Sums That Are Necessary t������  Finance the Prosscutlor. of War-  Vanquished Called Upon to Meet  the Bill of Expense.  Modern warfare is a costly business!  Some years ago a leading German  Socialist estimated that a "Franco-  German war, under modern conditions would cost ?50,000,00������ a montli,  while if Great Britain, Austria, Russia and Italy were engaged, the figures would soar to $2,250,000,000    a  xxjiuui/U:  There is %very indication that these  figures'are being attained, if not sur-  passed in the big war in Europe." ���������   ^7  When one considers the upkeep of'  the^vast armies in the fighting Una  actr tiugaged keeping open comm^nl"  cation to the base, tho material- need-  CU    tO   te������U    LiiVJ    i. llli}   uuU    Ul&   HUH,   iiiiU  the continuous need of equipment,  the figures quoted do not appear  large in proportion to the force engaged in the conflict.  But-there is money to be made ia  war, as in every business. Germany,  for instance, profited much from the  Franco-German war of 1870. Her "  war bill amounted to $450,000,000,  but when peace proposals were  made, Germany nressnisd Francs  vith a bin of $1,600^000,000. 'itgot  every cent ot it.  It was the great Bismarck who arranged the terms of tho treaty, and  though he chuckled mightily at the '  idea of getting this huge sum from  the French for stopping the war, It  is said that he was sorry when he  saw how readily the French scraped  the amount together, that he had not  askedv for double the amount! Germany had previously squeeezd an indemnity of over* ������40,000,000"out of  her present ally, Austria, after hos<*  tillties lasting only one month.  Other countries, too, have found  war a very profitable business, notably Japan, who, after the war of  1894-1895    with_ China,    arising   out  Gj.   bji-3   SkSbcO  OX jL-ft.GjTcci'f xuauo   lu.3 v^UJJIT  ese pay her an indemnity cf $185,000,-  000. As the war cost Japan only $30,=  000,000, she made a profit of $155,000,-  000. in addition to which she gained  certain towns and territories.  But Japan gained little profit fros*  the -vjr with Russian in 1904-05, fa  spite of an indemnity of $500,000,000, ^  which was demanded, for the cost of  that campaign to Japan alone was  < -Jtimated at $600,000,000.  A country which has never found  war profitable is-* Russia. Ker encounter with Turkey in the 70's eofot  her an enormous amount of money-  She would only have been a little out  ot pocket if she had received the  $250,000,000 indemnity which she asked for in her bill. Ultimately the  indemnity was cut down to $160,000,-  000 with which to pay her out-of-  pocket expenses, of which sum Turkey \ up to the present time has paid  just over half, arid there seems little likelihood that she will ever raise  the full amount.  The cost of the Russian-Japanese  war was staggering. Tho campaign  lasted about 1'9 months, and altogether it is estimated that the combined expenses of Russia and Japan  amounted tof/nol-ssstha-a ?2,225,000e-  000. The loss td*5apan5fl navy aud  mercantile marine alone amounted  to $250,000,000. -   ���������;'  This    was    the    fourth  campaign  upon which Russia had entered within three-quarters of a century.    The  first and second were   with Turkey,  the former involving an expenditure  of $100,000,000 and tho loss Cf 120,000  men.    This was in 1828, and twenty-  six years later came the Crimea, In  which 'France., and England took a  hand.   The total cost of tlila terrlblo  war   was    $1,565,000,000.    England***  bill alone amounted to $390,000,000.  The Napoleonic wars, which ended  with Waterloo, were comparatively  cheap for France, as the '.total "bill  amounted only i> $1,250,000,000.  The present war will be as costly  a on 1 for both conqueror and vanquished. Already Germany is endeavoring to partly recoup herself by levying enormous exactions on the citios  and towns occupied in. tho lino ot  march Across Belgium. Whether th*  sums will he paid boforo the invaders  are driven back across tho frontier is  another story, r.s it is pooslblo that  tho Belgians will not submit calmly  to the exorbitant demands made upon  thorn by an onomy who has turned a  beautiful country Into ono of death  and devastation. v  But Germany Is eortal.nly layln*  herself open to dreadful reprisal's,  fur when thlu war is over tlio hid omul ty to bo claimed from hor will bo  simply onormous. Great Britain  nover has deliberately sot about making money out of hor wars In mod-  v.vu days, but nhc will be ir-erfcsctly  justified in calling upon hor onomioa  to moot tho exponsoB they have wantonly run hor into.  i3r<r*������tii-M   jrk-lF   /\-������i|f.-*^<r*i.*M'l-������*������*t>*^*,fr*'|^^r������  ���������Dcutochland, Deutftchlnnd, uber aitaa'  Tho Gorman soldier's song in thin  war in not .the "Watch on the Rhino."  popular In tho Franco-Truusian war  of 1870, but "Ilnutschland, DoutHoh-  lund, ubor anea" sung to tho alt* of  Haydn's Hymn to tho Emperor, the  Austrian National anthem. Tho wordri  woro written In 18-11 by tho poot ilof-  KovuriiinouiH, ea:i iimi muhiiiK liltt con-   iiimm von F>iliHrhlob(<in, In \\\a hilii-vl  donuitttiou on this oido of tho Atlnnt!  wo long nn  America vomaliiH Irr.o to  her ideals as a nation.���������Bonton Tranw-  * *.;<������in,.  of Heligoland, them Mrltlrh territory,  durlnj; hH evil* from Germany oil  account  of  his  nympatliy  with    tho  Gormany'11 Increase In Population  Tho Imperial statistical oirien has  recently Issuod a year book which en-  tlmatcB tho population of Germuny on  ."July 1 of thlrt year nt (57.SI2.00O, a  gain of 8111,000 during the twelve  months,    since the \jnr with Franco  III   JMHI-il.  (*������<Mll|l|iy   IIHH  I'ltllH'd   Zii,<)<)(!,-  000 In population.  "It i������ well to leave Roi.,rthlnp ter  ���������fhofiiv-who come after uu," nu (he mutt  nnhl who threw a barrel In tlio way  G<crni-.iiy'*������ Ouiv,riioiCu Aiiiiiliiiutcu  Germany's forolgn trado la virtually  aunihllated. Gorman ships to the  value of $25,000,000 havo boon do������-  troyod by Brltlnh crulacru, and otliera  to an eMllmated^alno of $50,000,000  aro Intornod In noutrnl ports. Thero l������  no'v.atlmAte to bo put on tho uumher  or vnltio of the German ships laid \tp  in Hamburg, Bremen and othor Gorman harborc. Nowhoro on the high  noun ui n *i.tui'iiiuii uiioui ������xc������pt ttrt n.  fucMlve.  "i lilr. io the unau*uh-tU> ftmulL ol KiiiK-  Inml't* flupromucy upon tho itoua. It  l������ tlio r^uult that would attend h conflict between Wngland and any pow������r,  Umuiuii loioiui kuui.v.  j    V'h     ������i      |/\/i.S>V  ..   .v w������, .^niii.tt>%0  iiru,  WUMM  iSBs  ss  tfiHHjIlfMtfto  m '  mm  r^^MgBM?Sig������^ iwggg^������i^igggg{g**aa*^*^S  :."   \  o-a -h  taw  CRJESTON  REVIEW  ��������� HI  i  Issued every Friday aft CresWs, B.C.  Subscription: ������S ayes? in advance;  $2.58 to United States points.  CRESTON. B.C., FRIDAY, JAW. 3������  Forks, for instance, would come  along with a dozen of eggs, and  Vernon with a spring chicken, and  so on.  ������*s������?T������a������a   arsml*-!    ho    olocViurl     Profit{���������.  At tha annual meeting of the  a few days since5* motion, "That  "the secretary be instructed to  ''write our provincial member  "aakiiifE him to use his iunuenoa in  "lfea:������i*nc: a Dollinar booth established  "at Wynndel at the next and all  susRid-Ljueut election^"   waS pspSSed  unammously.  '"^The rsQuest- is a ver*1*' reasonable  one and should have cue o k ox the  Creston District and Ymir Associations, if that  is necassary in order  to ensure prompt and serious consideration by Mr. Schoheld and the  department that  has  to  do  with  election affairs.  have- isad io come to Grestsa in  order to exercise the franchise, and  a little additional business in town  in sarnie lines, or given Creston  some added prastisja a-* a voting  centre, it surely did not tend to help  pall e'veiy possible vote from that  particular section.  Admitting, as all do, that even.  under ideal conditions the total vote  cast on most occasions is not in pro-  given to poor-pay retailers and had  debts piled up in such profusion  that the services of a a-mall army of  lawyers would bo required to enforce collections, and verily the last  state of the grower would be worse  than the present.  Unless the gove*T������inent or seme  other aJLpresent unknown deliverer  is prepared to take the entire crop  ol? the growers* hands at a stated  prica and disposa of it as the market demands, the growers will have  to get together and work out their  own salvation on these or some  other liiea that will  eliminate o.Jt-  CANYON CITY  Mrs, Co*������ieii and Mrs. Dorse were  Creston visitors Wwdraesday*  No deer have been, secured on the  =jnrg5nl|~*2nt^iirw*eerJ!l?l-S 1*8 yet.  H. SoiHwe"-. and Qso. Lsadbeater  are working for the CO. Lumber Co;  The Canyon- Gity Lumber Company  is logging to the extent of ������5,(XK)  feet a day.  Frasex* Bros. vKpew *o snovs sn������o  their eosnmodiouB residence in a few  daya n������w.  *l*hiH is the  roiluwau aABUSry ���������mO'w!,  in CUnyon City sino^ whlta people inhabited the place.  I>. G. I*yons is ������u������y iiv������������^E������*������ug* ������������ay  up around the mill. He harvested  about 100 tons of first-clast* hay.  Vftrftlr-iUiir-ftc-i  ���������4 vr������ V������ M������ ft^P-O  and whatever other causes that  tend to bleed booh the producer e������v.d  consumer.  The problem is a very large one.  It took the orange growers of California five or six years to solve their  selling  problems and  they had a  li    rr* oTftl-r  1*������W������1 f.itlttI  DUCK CREEK  ikl-H-ftS-***  J* J. May and O. -J. "Wigen were  Creston callers Jslonday.  L-irait are beiugc<uigbb en frreat quantities in Duck, Uz,ird und King creeks.  Mrs. B. Williams left on Sunday for  Blairmore upou receipt of a telegram  announcing the death of her sister.  *      "* A. *���������  is imporvat������v.  The output of fruit  is increasing rapidly. In view of  the war and the unsettled conditions that are bound to prevail for  quite a spell after its conclusion he  ������v������ill ba an >ptimwS,p* hi'������hd>gre- ���������������  who would venture the prediction  that indications poiut, even faititlv,  VO.J. AQUr*.  Columbia, have to face.  Incidentally it  might  be noted  that Dromnt  action  in  the matter  t - ��������� ���������      T���������l .  .  me**!.;*.   JUltllU;      w������u.������S'.:  rt.. y.*������l  mm-  M������.  Gr-idy's store on Friday night. Everyone is cordially invited. Ladies, please  bring refreshments. Gents pay expenses.  We need 30% more names on the list  of those desiring .'to- attend pruning  .school if. we'wish to obtain a class here.  tliu-ry up ranchers and practise a little handwriting ; the list bangs in the  ***��������� sioffi.'S?-''.  pUI  UlVIi    %>**���������   \t.AK*       fUClW,   \J.K        V*A^7      IOQUCO           ���������before the people, the Wytmdel association is to be commended for  the effort it is making to rid the  electors in that section of an .eight-  nine drive in order to mark their  ballots and securing for their convenience a polling booth that can  be reached with the minimum of  effort and lost time. *     *->������������������'    "  With    suitable    accommodation  available, with  several  competent  i men   arour.d   to   look    after    the  :��������� work,ai da total vote that warrants  is establishment, by all means give  Wynndel the boon it asks.  3T������<1  ���������'mrtxrxk'/ (now,  -���������.*���������iT^-'- ���������������������������-. ������������  near in proportion to the augmented supply that is inevitable.  Redistribution  ii* Aif.b.i   \>v>* t.I**^..c������.  We take our hats off to Johnny  'Johnson-who. was> considered by the  judge* the' - tn'o-st h**trd up looking re-  * r^sentative of the Craston Vaiiey **t  t- ������e Alice Siding Hani Times Ball on  Friday night. Cheer up, Johnny, you  anight be able to raise two bits on the  cufflinks.,      ;.  ALICE SIDING  Concerning Fruit  While it may be true that some  or  all   the   points  raised   by   Mr.  Compton in his talk'to the Farmers  ! Institute on profitable apple culture  had l������een   aired  previously, on one  point at least tiie speaker displayed  some originality;   he did not favor  imploring the government to come  to the rescue of the Creston Valley  growers.  In these days when agricultural  organizations particularly seem to  think its up to the government to  provide most everything but a  guarantee of eternal salvation it  was a treat to hear Mr. Compton  preach tho gospel of "God helps  those who help themselves."  Whilo there is no gainsaying his  argument that by selling direct to  the retailer it is possible to get a  higher price for the grower, and at  the Bathe time time provide tho consumer with bis fruit ut a lower  price limn he has been compelled  to pay in the pant.  Likewise there is no denying his  claim that with a few live salesmen working the prairie towns it  ������honhl ho poiajiblo to dispose of the  Valley fruit crop direct to 'the  roLuih-tir at the maximum price and  legislature is  down to business at  Victoria the proposed redistribution  of the-province is givin***--'the newspapers ample scope for speculation.  First   we   were   told   that* the  membership in the house would not  be increased ;   the government proposed    merely  to   re-arrange   the  boundaries  of existing constituencies with a view to making each as  compact  as  possible, and'so far as  feasible average up the population  in the ridings as equally as maybe.  Then came the information that  possibly more representation would  in future be given the rural districts  ���������that  the  city representation  in  tho  house be  cut down  and  the  rural representation be increased.  Now it is stated that the redistribution bill will add four or five additional members. The hulk of the  new ridings will be in the territory  tapped by the Grand Trunk Pacific  in tlio north, and possibly another  one in the Cariboo country.  Whatever local feeling there is  favors the creation of a Creston  constituency; failing this Ymir  will suffice. Kaslo is quite excited  over the matter. If Creston had no  objection to being swallowed up in  Kaslo. or if tho member for Ymir  would -stand for tho West Arm  country being grouped with Kaslo  all would bo well down thoro.  Iu view of all this opposition to  annexation with Kaslo tho poop.o  thoro are lying awake o' nights for  fear Sloean will absorb them, which  The next Social Club dance will be  on February 5thT The regular order  will_rbe s*evffrs6ui������ -t*������G < ������������*o������*6*gfs wns  make the cakes and sandwiches���������-and  please don't forget; to furnish plenty.  Accident insurance policies will he  furnished those" indulging in refreshments. 'Douglas Butterfield will manage the floor for the occasion.;; You  are guaranteed a good time. There  will be a prize given to the bachelor  who bakes the best cake for this event  and he will be made a member of  theD.O.C.  How big is the D ick Creek writer's pow  That people think him great 1  Is lie. like Alexander, tall;  His spear a hundred weight P  Oh no, my son, he is not large;  In stature he's quite small;  Its not the greatness of his wit,  But the greatness of his gall.  It was a cans of "wo won't go Ktohuy  till morning" with those who attended the hard times dance of the Social  Cln'ti ou Friday night. The attendance  bfolvo  all  record*, thirty   couples at  lent being in attendance, and with  th������ exception of a very few of the  older people all were in costume. Mrs.  Miller (Alice Siding)  and  Masai-s. J.  Johnson, sr. (Duck Creek), aud O. F.  H*,ye3 (Cro-iton) acted aa judges, and  the prize* were awarded J. Johnson,  jr., of Duo'c Crojk.a-vl Miss EBtoie Sbin-  soii of Erickson. In making the ladled  award it vva-a  rather difficult to pick  the winner, as Misa Bertha Pease was  also a favorite; in fact had her millinery carried a shade more hard time.-)  oifeot she would have qualified for ur������b  place.   Tho music  was f uaniahed  by  Measrs Phil, Tom and B. Buttorileld  and Carl Carlson and It was certainly  " jaUo."- Thoy .favored with a mixture  of   unml-clasaical numheru  and  s������1������o  some two-atopasot to "Arrah Wanna"  Tipporary," etc., that wore wlnnort-t.  would be a sorry day for Kaslo sec- During tho ovimlng" mmg-i wero rami  4 *<���������-���������# ������ ' *������.**"��������������� mm  ,. In making these deductions.  however, Mr. Compton makco no  mention of tho other B.C. centres  that uro marketing aa much and  more fruit than Creaton,  Supposing they, too, havo their  MaWmmi cotnhimut the nrairietownn  for orm^ra for their fruit; what's  tre***-*.**"*' t.n- hrtntKin i Fi von - i# wo were  an agricMiItural community in it������  truest nonMn and cmthlT throw in a  rvnt-<-"t of hutfAr wit.lt nvnrv  AnvAn  ing Blooan outvotes thorn considerably.  All of which inspires tho Kooto-  naian to obsorvo/'Vcrily, verily, we  would not like to havo tho job of  framing that redistribution bill  on our bunds.  boxes  of   fruit  purchtM-od   Grand day,  Tho Michel hotel Is closed.  Dwrfla* In livrtfo qnanMMes aw* iMilnfj  shot near Elko.  I'ontlcton liad U7 blrtlio and IU  deiithu butt y.Miv.  Cr'n-ubrook'iiuuw mark.iLhaa already  i-hown that it In In re to ntiky.  Vf*.*l.*,. i.h.������ii > r, r.   l..������w������MM     l.������ *^.^.^*a.  ..V.t.^   .������^..^,A%.  '     , a  ������������������ '       ���������'   - ��������� a        #.������. #.i������v.|������.ii.,1    #������f |,n.n.,r>������    f^,������.rt    V}tffn Hi������������������n������  orod by Mrs. Wells, Mr������. J. R. Miller,  Mr. Mason, Mr. Peaiio and also by Abu  strawltoriv dudttlsta, Mesam. Douglas  Butt<������rfleUl and John Johnson. Proal-  de.nfc M-wou conferred th������ c1tt.bd!p!*r>������*.>������  on T. Medford, the obliging mniitor of  ceromonloa. Notwithuta.nding the  crush the rofrosht,i.mta wore an.uio  and gnulud No^l. At tho next at  honici the bnahutora will provide tho  eatables aud thu affair o������> February 28  will bo a iiiiuiquoaadia.���������VLa.)  Fort uteele hau a now settlor, man  Cliong and frlendi* of Wanloner whit*  havo oponttd a l������us;d*->-tiuJ.-������.iiuiiiii������l..  AccordlU'tg to a, 1-iifuici to ^nj.icll the  THE   HO>M������  OF   THB  1  x  \  4  a   qoiW/WODrai/������    ft  g &AMRL.&  ROOMS  \t&E BEST A������?������ ftS������?������Tl  p>OPULAf9 MOTEL. IKf g  T������S KQOTENAY9     i  S������������ on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled service -io  al? nepair*in3-Si5t3. Kitebea  stall ^iaeludlBg cook) ^11  ���������white ladies. EVe.f y eomiort  oWl attefition orivesi to guests  The bar  is s  UUtY   5,'WC   ������**������*    %pamta*+* ���������������**     j^x*v������������������������^  r**v-^������ir������   f^i^s^Bsa.    a ��������� msmw.  9m   ������������*   H<  90m  i  lOtM     ������������*r������������#*������,������f-.      W|t������i*������**l.������*������i.������i      M.ftwVlwoi.  mini  si   &������iMarai*#iiaiB������fi-iis������rs  ue i^uifuuiiiiMii^v  ^ ..a ->y-������i)  v,if  who would like to read all  that happens in the Creston  "Valley from Sunday morning  to Saturday night? You g^|  tired of writing~-^everybody  does���������let The Review teH  the news in the most interesting way it can be told |cy theni  r ������������������-,  ol y m  Mail jus One Dollar onjy and  we will send The Jjlevie^ tqi  any address in Canada or  Great Britain for Six Months.  If you wisli to boost Creston  here is the easiest, cheapest,  and  m^t  effective  way.  IM^^^yf-^ji  IIS  i WW.-  *^m\*smSt'r   Utf T|u_ug||r  lutt  day a.  I       ' HiiiH1illllllilllllliliilHI������millli  i*������*nrt������ii**������>*������������Drti.H'**-.*iHt .  UMWHll'O1 ,M 1 Wli".>i4lC*MMll  IIIMmUMIIUM  ai 'iiwuMmmmMiMai ��������� alC' *oi>Aj3-i vi������^"   Kr.yir.iiV  '1     "J   u ^,ij II   , J ���������  l*l> "I .mill  _i _~- _  K"-*r.  .;  <,.  i  ������  i  ..  Ur-JMs  JBCJMW������r-������7  ^i ���������***  Paid  ���������ggg*^   T  V  SiriMctfiptfioii  it  Tha curling *~-boom is still on in  "Greenwood and-Phoenix.  *       -   .  ��������� Rossland with an'estimated population of 3'5GG had S3 deaths in 1014.  -  A farmers co-operative store for  Bevelstoke-'is -nearly an assured thing.  Bosslancg with an-estimated popula-  , -tion of 3;6GGhadonly^5 deaths "in 1914.  Bcsskusd is having its usual winter  nnMiival ���������'���������"l������*s~**'s"i3''���������-Wsbru&rv 9 to 12.  V*-.~ ��������� - ������ m.     _.~.     ������   vw*        ^    ���������.   ww������m.������^������^ .*     ������n~      .AMI.  -��������� I  Cs 1. n mfCn. _������������������**���������_������_ la- . ^-*>       . ,w           oi;u2C! *ituuu uar-iuawi Os icts nuve oeen  shipped from Crow's Nest Lake this  season!   " -������������������-.    -���������.-(-/v* -  T ������������..*��������� n^JfiC'.i W .1��������� i���������J '   SSSeSS 1333*11  -^.���������asBBHiavf ^>  ������      ffej-kl.  ���������S-SS-Ss?  islIlSfpi'*-  ���������������s?p,���������.^������S  Im   !  but stlli Maiiv Siiaes i@ft  BBj ' -aysaugyv  H     A������t  ������S  "WUI  of assets over liabilities, amounting to  $6,807:29.   -   *.   *- "\  .Ladies' Mocha Gauntlets,;regr $2,z5,'now  $1.5������.,    l'"    *'^:'v   '���������������������������-- <  Ladies' Underwear at f reg. price.  Men's Heavy Wool Underwear at 95c.  ing a  house-to-house canvas  mem tiers.  for hew  'nm ^f****^*^)  ,i >  .5.   *jl������������vu>   ������X.UVr*     'V-HAIU(gi.C*AL10    **V������V,  Frumr Bejr  i\  Quests  CattcAgain  i-ww^  if vou. sijfia: the - register at  Ciristfcb  Hrijtea*. ������. C gravelling  men ^ tt-il* |substanmter -this.    We  "study- the5 comfort^bfWr guests.  ������ Th^.roM^"aTe^'WeIl-furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  headquarters, .to* Mining Men,  Luinoernien,^ Ranchers,, Tourists  ' and ComnieVcials. "  Halphrey Bros., are starting an ice  cream factory" in Grand Forks about  April 1st.       *    ,   ^  This rnonth the poliee offices at Tul-  ameep. Rock Creek and Fairview will  be closed.  Thf re were _ no cases for trial at the  January sitting of r^Iie county eoiu*fc at  Clfp*������m wnnrl.   ���������-<��������� ���������        ,  At Grand Porks ,thf** amount of 1914  t������x������s nnpn^pctpd is *"() ver rent p*Teat-  er^thatj usual. *  - Rnsf*1j������-nd ladies raised $132 for Belgian vplfpf at a sale of home cooking  last-S!j>t������rdoy. -  Mr^en thf������ ��������� Canadian " NortKprn,raiT-  w-.y is finisbed it will have 803 miles  o* 4-rac-c in B. C.  TfnpcfH^r? tirPr H-ig.idP* bad fiftT--=i?-5r  opt71<* ^ist -**���������������-*.-*.t������. ^-t'e total gross loss is  pi-iced at������l8,8S9.  The Golden cot������>t*"t*tiv of the 107th  Ti*a������st   KnotenaV Tjio-ht   Infantry has  i~,W������*Tl<-^-.4*imr*^ maiv.Ka.,0  Tt-.j*������.^h*n:������fred. tht\1~ there are ?,If^;-  ooo.oon fppf o* .tnvfcer tributaiy to the  'Kp^**'0 "VjOTeT* -^ii'-cray.  y~ft #������:?tsps wpt-p t*nr>d in +he BosBl-Tnd-  bu������*:p������5t month w'f.b'33 trinlo.  *-    , ./ ���������  ������ iiMiims  rwpTTiTu-  ar.   tfossjann   are  ovpr^$S00   hiVhei* for  J>pppmb������������p  1P14  ftbap ���������fy-^the. s^nV mouth in 1913,  ,l>1r,hp T<*fltI-'o' TineVp-r-plnli w'pnt. ^2^ in  thp'ho^ on khp i*r*t m.-itrh of thp sea-  soh/with SilvertonV'on Jan*onrv15.  ���������po-n-pl^t"������������������***��������� T,',no-nt������. % redn'**Worn in  thft'prices or'--r>('r1c#.f>o'i-j!tTv, hotter and  egp"*,    The ^nitpr arev .*50cents a dozer.  'rho .C: P. f-r. has  nltr*>i.   romtfi**r^?rt?    tf������!f*j>raph service  vu *vuu  Flannelettes reg! S5c,.now 12|<j.--  j^������v your TEA now.    We can give you  a low price, . '  See our HALF-PRICE WINDOW.  ���������'���������*.-  A^Tbh:"!^  5  !0  THE  QUALITY STOEE  ^������*nt. * B,r������ii;r-k.*-h4*B-t.s-^*  /��������� 5. Moran  =s������-  >.;i V SIR EDMUND WALKER. CVX>..*tuL.D., DX*JL.. President.,-,--,  AIJEOCANDBR LAIRD. GentHnil Manpuer JOHN AIRD.; Aa'a't General Manaeeir  mm mmMc wm fokp, $13,500,000  discontinued   its  .'pjpjri-aph service  bpf ween   tb.p hr������������W of 1? run. and 8  I* c  i.     ' ^i *  a'.m.  Mayor G������*<v, who r������'ns p]prt������d bv a.c-  rlimation tb's terro, bflR now n fpcorr'  of fnur  Forks/  vears   as   mavor of  Grand  The Miehpl^hotol ho������ bppu dismantled, all th������ furri'sh-nor*-* bpin-ar stored in  the oddfpl1orv*s Hall here. Everything  is rloRed up tight.  At Trail the popkhnbors" have, pur-  phMRpdifoiir hits and ������n ���������tbe,spring will  build agnuer-il feed flour and produce  store about 40 by IfJO feet. '    11"  JBANHctNG VBY 'MAIL  Accounts may foe opened at every branch of TheTGanadian Bank ���������  of Commerce, to be operated by mail, and will receive the same ���������  careful attention as it; given to all oIHrv- Hepartments of the Bank's ���������  business. ^Mblh^y^m withdrawn in this way as i  ft^lifafiiclorily';.&$ by a personal visit io tli& Bank* *** j  gor" Creston Branch  9  * Transfer, liver/ and feed Stables |  Shipittent oi Met-anglin Sleighs and Cutters o^ Hand   g  ���������'EBAM'-staifeWs'" ���������'   i,:.  ���������' ���������            ������������������.���������-������������������..���������''* *  Harness, Single and Double aud Siipp'iet* on Hand  g i-v-sevcral -Scid'vt C?ecoaH-ilAiiti,'ilarue8s  f** Sicsgbs and Cuiter?.'' COAL FOR SALE  ft  otruar Aveaoo  I U^lLla  Jlox .14  i  ���������a  >This xBenson .P.^Balnbrldge-.,trapped  four-u������*}p.lc' and 5)0,lipaver oh the North  Fork''o'f f^������ ?T^,'*l.|.ft':?j!.ycr.-'  He sold the  beaver pelts for ^BO^eaeh.     '.   V  At Greenwofid farmers ahd proRper-  toT'Hhi imli-flfeiit drotinrsBtaneefif are glv-  eri perinita to shoot deer by * applying*  to the Kovorhhient aprent. ".'"'','"  .Bovoi������t*ol<e in hoping .for^'iconaider:  able pubUeitv from the erection of a  40-foot Hiiow iitan near the h tat ion. It  will be profusely illuHi.natod.  Traw'<������ V^onsprvjitlvpH*'W>,ll ap'- 1l*e  tfovernmonfc to set atlldo an area,, of  2% square miles at' the1 l\cad of the  South Fork of Ki slo i'reek as a park.  T,lio ralolnfif of Jthe poles <in the telephone Ilho betw^yrjin ipoldoh and Wlp-  dermow/liiis linen cir>'mplefed and the  aUlttKuig of thu ^he \viH bo started ar.  soon as posHibltv,.  not-'iiUntl merchants and business  iiiuu lm\o p������:lilitit.t-il ihii oouticii lo  tiniend the Traders License By-law ho  that any Arm desiring' to open business in ��������� rthnt eity will 1 ave to.rny n*  cash f������������e of ffUiOQ.'  l)nrlnti;K)14 nn inernasnof2K.tlSU tons  oi orp -jviin t.renteil nt th������' Trail smelter  oVer lOl^/tfuVnpproxlmjrwto tonnage In  1014 ������*vmi'.*4**.rw (v*<>SDr< il-11     ������.*V.llnln-101<4  the approxiumUt amount of 01*0 treat ���������������  *h\ was i-U������D(037 tons.  Tiie movinK, picture theatc������r at  Grand Forks nlvea ii freo sliow Sutur-  The fast ^'"express from Calgary" io  Spokane via the Crow line' will be dfe-  CQ*atinned= ' *--'   ���������  The school trustees statement shows  that the board has an unexpended balance of $571.  Ail the civic oxdcials have voluntarily agreed to accept a ten per cent reduction in salary for, 1915.     --^  J.M.Fisher of Brandon is the new  assistant master mechanic here, succeeding A, Sturick, appointed to Cal-  1 The Herald is reminding its readers  that Ohas. B.vvard o������Lls:������ city is the  Liberal candidate for provincial parliamentary honors.     .  There were only sixty person*? present at. the recent,,.concert gly^n ;to  raisp funds to buy remembrances, for  the Cranbrook uieu withthelTirst Con-  tingent.'  The names of Lester Clapp, W. F.  Attridge and Mayor Bowness have  been presented to the government for  approval us members of the license  commission. , ~  It is proposed to start night-schools  m Cranbrook next year,  besides adtV  'ng_ agriculture    and  other subjects 1  along teclniicallines to the curriculum  of the schools.  Fortheiii-st time in   ten years the  English  church   closed  its  financial  yeiir $75 to the' bad.     Plans' are. to be  secured for a new church, thei parish I  now having 142 familiea.   ,; ;. ;       |  Cam. Lindsay and Gordon P. McDonald, two well known railroad1 -men  who have enlisted with the Lothbwdge  cavahy feglment ''��������� for active service  were given a fai-ewell banquet and  each presented with a wrist watch.  '  GET  YOUB  'pi������:  il^k^S.   Mlir.fc.  Done  by  \U7      - -     -       We 15. cniDrec  work   w&y done  Tt e wiMMwilnli  .1.4  ... ...^   .0    Jft������s������4������������r*    ������ ������&.  BOAR FQR SER VICE  ... juargelinglisniiei-Kshireisoar'oreston  Boy (31161; for service at Mountain  View   R^nch.     Fee  S3. Stocks &  Jackson, Creston, B.C. ,  DEALER, IN  High class Boots and Shoes  *"' 1 ���������"     ��������� * ��������� '���������'������ ��������� ��������� 1  Saddle and Harness*,  Repairing a Specially  NELSON  Bishop-elect Doull will pay hie first  official visit to Neis<������n on March 7th.  f.v  Twenty-four rinks participated in  tho. ciirlhig .bfihspiol last week. ,Ten  wore from outside points. ,  v   '  Householders got fresh, eggs at: 40  cents i\ dozen <������n the market Saturday  and the supply was fully equal to the  demand. ' ���������;" ���������"���������"��������� '"'" :'���������":'������������������";  So far tlio Farmers' Institute has  not enrolled enough Htndents to warrant the holding of either packing or  pruning schools.  Trinity Methodist church wan almost completely destroyed by Are on  Sundsy 'wornlwij. The building wch  valued at $35,0CO;  To make financing ler,-** atvluouo Hew  cbiU'ch, has offered to lu-o'ept a 20 per  cent reduction in salary.  Although it has l>een in at leant five  lcagtu* gutties uhcuuy thiw tjcuuou.lliw  local hockey club has not a tilnglu victory to its credit as yot.  A call ham btwtn extended to llev. II:  tt.   vim iiiiinnitit- i)i inti xtori/ii SM'tutimtn  l*w*ftbyterlan. church, North   vuueou;  ../.w   ������1   #1    I..    ..j.fw.mf ��������� ������ t <������    % ittvilt. t\t Rt,',  --- ������ ��������� ��������� - ������ ���������    l ���������    *      * ��������� ��������� ��������� 1    ;  :j  Paul's church.  The school Itoartr bus been eXpor.rm-  ���������ft&  %C*50<lilk#^-lli^#^  |������lay atun-i mm u������ tl������ citttuuiM anU rhli-1 euuug 011 ui������ uuvinuuuiiy 01 uuiim  Un*n os t.;s������ Tinvu >������������������������������ ������iy ruomm ������u tiiw ��������������������������������������������������������� ��������������������� *������w������ .���������������������������������/ ������.i������������.o mjt moi������������k *������������������������������������������������  Vvat or Indigent cirtiiimKUnces have Itn fnol bill . Would be duublo' that of  not the odniiAblon price to w| nrr. heating by coul.  8rjYNOP8l8 OK 1 UAL MIMU  HKGU-  ���������..���������''.'������������������., ,.,:.-.      '-,LaT!ONS     '..  Oenl i������hiinjr riphts of the D������minion,  in Mnnhoh'i, ^aKkiiti livwnti Hurt Al* t-rta  the 'Yub������ii.'>'Tsrrif.ttry, the North ut^Ht  Territories, it -a in it |Hirtu>n ot the., Pto-  viiuv of Bri'iHliC'-liinihm, may .iH**ur-������-d  fur it term nr tui-iiry-oiiH . yeiUH at  1111 nn>mal r*-������������tnl of |1'nt,; ner������'. I\'ot  more thnn St.nttO tior*>s ������vill ho KesMd to  Olli' 'l������|������|>;t������U-l������t     i'     -',"'.''.'  '.','��������� ���������''*' ���������<  , :Al>plie'ii.'io-'< for n lease nmsf. ho mnde  by thn nphljenirt in }MtrHi������lt ici tho A|t������nt  w Snb-Ageiir of the diKtrh t tit which  ������hM rijihts npinHcd iftt; fir������ stt\jn������rd.,    ,,.  In snrvmed rirtfory the lond must  heHfHifih-^l by M'fitiiitiK,. or ' Jeftn) +������il������.  d;visintis of ucrtlonit. and In "ntip-ntrf f>5������><*(  territ- ry the trsnr npnM^d for shnll* io  stnlifil out by the np)tlhapt: Inmself.  Usch Kpidirhlion ttiflht lie net nnipni.ifd  hv n fie of t5 wintli v. ill he rofnndi*d if  the rttfhts npnllfd for ere not nvntlnlilo '  hut not* oib^rv-. ixe. A royalty shull Im  paid on the ni������*rchntitnhle output of the  mtn������ nt. the rate ot five cents' per ton.  Th������������ p^rsnii e|tf>rntii)g tlte mlno Am\\  furidsh ttttft nvfUt with s������oin r������tn������itij  iM-������-i->iiiitin-4 for iBih fall ipiniiti|<r of n������er-  chitiitiiidi* coal mined and puv the .*my-  ulty thereon lr ihn cmt] pdnlng rifrhti  nre.not. Iveiii-** operated, *neh rciurns  nhnnld tie fcrntt-hed st h-nnt once a,) vm  The lr.*>iBo.*wiSS tnr!*ado ������!.rt oa'al -������i'U-  li)(B* rltfhtu only, but the' Icw^umi winy ho  permitted to i)ur������)hMM^ whnti<v<<r nynib  tth'fi p.Rrfnift-t rlffbifn ar.y tin coaRldVrfd  n-ri>Pniirv for the working of tho mine  nt. th* rwM of ������(0 ������ni mjnr*>.  For frail ntfortnnMon npplirnthm iditmld  lie mndn ������0 tlm HMrrtt*������y of thw D������pi������irt>  nirn* of ������h*> IntfHar*  Oitntvn^ ������r ������n pnti  Agont or Bob-Aecut'of Dominion Lundlt  W.W.OOHY,  IMiputy iltnt������t������r of tb* interior.  N. ll.���������lL/uA-cthnrii^d publication of  ���������hi- ttdtrwriiVesutiiut will not bo pai-3 tw.  ;���������:;;:*-;; I  ���������'���������:r\M'������vl  '������������������''"���������v'T"i  mmmMsWmmmVmm  wmmtemmmmmmmm^  wy*������K25-a������sa5KS'2a  as THE REVIEW* CXUESTON, B. G  '**>  ii  ill  It!  ���������1 7  "O"  <  By Basil Tozer  Ward,   Lock  &  Co.,   Limited  London, Melbourne and Toronto  w  (Continued)  "l��������� forget," she answered carelessly.  "Oh,'yes, he spilt-'some-cream"oh my  frock."  "And you flew at him like that?"  said Hugh. "Really, Delia, you must  be mad, I believe."  "Do you think so?".she asked, look-  Hugh could not repress a slight  shudder. There were times, in, fact,  when the girl's ungovernable temper  seemed to indicate a permanently un-  "blanced mind; and then again, once  the-paroxysm passed, no one could ap-  "pear more quiet and rational.  "It must be delightful to be mad,"  S3V7      X* *.������70������JVf-L*C>*lM<3>  :.. "Confound it all!" said HeiheriuK-  ton with another oath; and then jumping up he swept into his arms th-j  whole litter of papers that covered  his writing table, carried them to" the  -fireplace, dumped them in the grate,  and while Hugh looked on in sur  prise, lie struck a match and set fire  to them.  "My dear uncle," said Hugh, "what  are you doing? -  "Getting rid of a nightmare that has  nearly driven me crazy this last twon  ty-four hours," said the millionaire, [  dropping into an armchair and watching the burning papers with satisfaction. '-What is the time? Not five  yet! Good Lord! and dinner won't be  till half-past seven and 1 am nearlv  starving; I don't believe I have had  anything  to   eat   since   yesterday."  "But what did you want a number  for?" asked Hugh curiously.  "I was trying to read a cipher," answered Mr. Hetherington; "it has been  composed on GronfieldV system, I believe, ami can't be read without the  key number. I tried every way and  ever-y uumberi could imagine, and at  last was driven to guess work, but  the confounded thing was too much  for mc; "so���������" and ho made a gesture  towards-''the pile of burning papers.  "Was  it anything  of-���������importance?"  Up   tlio - stnoul<ler5Jig   tisilOS     of   tne  papers to a blaze.  -VAnd   what  became   of   the    Httic  girl you mentioned?" asked Hugh.  Mr. Hetherington wrinkled his brow  with an elt0"t. of thought.  <To be ("JcntlnueU)  WHY    IS    BRITA8N   AT   WAR?  C^Yi^VkXs . Qfrirsivtf. '^fall-fee  ~ Q  m~9m*SL %A, ?v  m~J *.������*������%> ������.%B/e-*'  inn.  then I adore power���������-and who is so  powerful as a maniac acl-uiGwledging  absoVxtely- no  restraint"  "Except the restraint of the straight-  waistcoat and the walls oi the lunatic  asylum," said Hugh. "Upon my word,  Delia, I wish you would not talk like  ihat."  " 'Stone walls do not a prison  make,' nor straitwalsteoais a veritable  restraint" rstizmed I^slia. "Sut how-  is'.'it you are here, Hugh? I thought  you were the industrious apprentice  and never left the office iu business  hours?"  "1 want to see uncle on business."  Hugh answered.    "Is he in?"  "Yes," Delia replied, "in Ins study:  he has not stirred out of it since yesterday morning: he has hardly eaten  a thing, he never went to "bed last  night, and if anyone goes into the  room he swears at there and asks  them for a number."  "Good gracious!" said Hugh, bewildered. "What on earth do you  mean?"  "Exactly what I say," said Delia.  After a pause she added meditatively.  "1 think that Js what has got oa my  nerves and made me fly out so at 1 ^������  poor James; for now I come to think  of it, 1 seem to : csmeniber that it was  I  myself, who spilt that cream."  Hugh could not help laughing  too  much   for  ordinary  people,"  said.  "I -have felt upset," she answered  moodily, her eyes on the ground and  yet giving him one swift side glance,  "ever since you left here; I have felt  so bored since. But how have you  come?" she added quickly. *'I heard  no wheels or anything."  "I came by train," he answered. "I  took the 2.52 from town and walked  over."  "All the way?" she asked quickly.  "Have you walked all that way in an  hour?"  "I wanted a walk," he said, "and I  had a skirmish with a tramp on the  way into the bargain. Th-j fellow was  insolent, and I had to knock nim down  after which lie cleared off at championship pace."  "Ah, you are a man," she said with  a deep sigh: "to walk six miles in an  hour and fight a tramp on the way���������"  "It fs not much of a test of manhood," said Hugh with a laugh. "Cou.d  I" see-uncle if I went to the house?"  'You  will   find  him  in  hid  study,"  she   answered",   falling   hack   in   her  chair in her old, bored manner:  "and  when he has sworn at you, and asked you for a number, you can come  bacjj: to me and I will give you some  tea���������oh.!   and ie you see James any  where, tell him  I want to speak to  him.'  "All right." said Hugh, thinking to  himself that if he were James, Delia  might continue to want to speak to  him.  He went into the house, and making  his way lo his uncle's* study tapped  at the door. Thero was no answer,  and so hoturned the handle and entered. Mr. Hetherington, sitting at a  big writing table covered with papers  that had overflown on to the floor,  looked up with an oath as the door  opened.  "You. Hugh," he growled. "Well,  why -tre you not at business?" He  lifted his hand suddenly and pointed  full at him with a gesture almost  threatening. "Well, as you tiro here,  give nic a number, will you?" he said.  "Quirk���������a  number."  *I��������� don't know," answered Mr.Hetherington, who, probably from the relaxing of, the strain under which he  had been working, seemed inclined  to be 'much more communicative-than,  usual. "No, t"don't know-���������it niigit  be and it might not. I advanced a  couple of hundred on it fifteen /years'  ago; and 1.hardly thought of it again  till yesterday. morning:, when I was offered ������2,000 .for it. over the telephone."  -And you refused?" ������������������ asked Hugh,  wishing chances of receiving ������ &,-  000 would come to him so easily.  -Yes," returned the millioniare; "if  they bad offered me the money I had  advanced on it I should probably havo  jumped at the chance: but such a high  bid made me suspect at once that  tivere was something in the thing,  something that someone knew, and  that tJttis someone was trying to take  advantage of me. And if there is  one thing that puts my lack tip."  said Sir. Hetherington emphatically.,  "it is the feeling that someone is trying to take an unfair advantage of  me. If" these people had been less  ��������� eager, and had made a moderate of-  ���������Po,**- -   T     oh nt**! ri    *-jqt*4-o -St^Itf    hoira    o *���������*���������/> Ofi't-o/'?  the amount they mentioned put  i me at once on my guard. I think they  j recognized  their mistake,  too,  for a  j man came with an offer of ������ 200 later  i*. _ *.,      j on in the day, pretending, of course,  you  are  a*u>&e<.������er ��������� to know nothing of the previous of-  AA" j  fay.    a^ot*   i-Yia   ^alan*inna     -*-,���������+   T    nroo    s\r*  my guard by that time, and refused  again. The worst of it is, though,  that. I have failed to read the wretched thing, and now���������" and he made a  uosture with his hand, to tlis ashes  in the grate."  "But surely you could have got to  read it somehow," said Hugh; "the  man wrote it, for example, where is  he?"  "Dead," said Mn Hetherington;  "the crazy fool cut his throat fifteen  years ago. He had one of my houses  in Poplar���������19, Birtles street it was���������  and when the agent put the bailiffs  in for rent he came to me. Extraordinary thing to do, but he did it. Of  course, he told the usual tale of misfortunes and so. on, and how, if- the  agent turned him out, there was on.y  the gutter for him and his little girl.  I told him I made it a rule never to  interfere with my agent���������who had in  By Mr. D. W. Bole, President the National Drug & Chemical Company of Canada, Limited  Our leaders In both the imperial and  Canadian parliaments tells us it is not  for love or. Avar, or lust of conquest,  or territorial greed. In Great Britain the people are happy and prosperous, and less than any othor country  in".Europe, is the gulf- between reaction and progress; there is, therefor?,  no domestic reason for war. While  England is bound by treaty to respect  the neutrality of Belgium, she is hot  bound by treaty to defend it; she is  not bound by anything that is signed, sealed ahd delivered to help  -France;: she has no direct interest in  the quarrel between Austria and Servia, yet when English diplomacy failed to confine hostilies to these two  countries, war involving Great Britain and the empire, was as inevitable  as it was honorable and necessary.  England was a party to the creation of'the-new-'Kingdom of Belgium  in .1831, and was, therefore, morally  obligated to assist her to maintain hor  independence, especially against a nation bound by treaty to respect it.  This is apart from England's traditional policy of. encouragement and  help to weak nations fighting for lib  erty and a free government. How  much little Belgium has deserved  English support was demonstrated  during the month of August. For three  precious weeks she stemmed the tide  of au army intended to crush Europe;  then when the military strategy of  the Allies required'it she sacrificed  her beautiful Capitol as a pawn, in the  game of war. Such valor and self-  abnegation, are rare in history.  Then with respect to Kranee, the  good feeling "which has existed for  some years, between the two nations  developed into an understanding  which, to an honorable - nation, was  as binding as a treaty. So confident  were the two nations of each other's  support, that England surrendered, in  a great measure to the safe-keeping  of the French fleet, her interest in the  Mediterranean, while France trusted  her western and northern shores to  the friendly vigilance of the English  fleet. If England had been the first to  feel the stroke of the enemy, no Br������t-  en has an-" doubts as to what the attitude of France would have  been.  In these circumstances, both with  regard to Belgium and France, Great  Britain is at -war'.'because honor demand.** it. If she had made herself  a party to the shameful bargain proposed by Germany, she would n..vei*-  have recovered from the shame.  Now, as to the quetsion of the necessity of war for the protection of her  material interests, a glance at the  map of Europe will answer. Great  Britain's total annual trade is nearly  seven billion dollars, onts-third of  which is-with. Continental'Europe. The  open door to this vast European trade  is through Holland and Belgium. If  England had remained neutral, and  France found herself unable to drive  the Germans back, into their own  country, these doors would have been  closed. In addition to this blcv* at  England's   trade   and   prestige*   Ger  In o great many of the newer agricultural districts it is very expensive  to erect buildings for stock owing to the high price of lumber and th������  distance which It has to be hauled. OftentisicR God or log stables roofe-S  ,vith brush and sods are used, which answer the purpose very satisfactorily until such time as tiie "Marnier can afford somewhat more substantia?,  quarters for.his stock. The accompanying sketches are intended to offet*  a suggestion as to a-" cheap and efficient method cf erecting temporary  stables by means of making a frame of wire over poles and the blowing  ���������of a straw stack over the whole. The drawings are themselves self-explanatory and alterations can be made by the individual to suit any particular conditions which may arise. ' 's  These cuts are furnished through the courtesy of the Vice-Presiden%  of  the  C.PrB-r L -....������������������':���������"- ���������''^''���������������������������/.- ���������  ri- rv>v-i^**>--^vyS.  1 ;'���������>.'- JvfertNW������,*w"*A'������,w's***9*1'  .^ffttfi^  -"������"������������������"������������������ STRAW  COLOHy  jPIG HuuSiJ.  -.side e! -fHs structure can b.2 partitioned off  with rough .lumber if so  desicsd  inuft  jeparate  pjg.  pens.  FtoUA ��������������������� GWIBV  STRAW  IMPLEMENT SHED  The  idea is to show how easily and cheaply a comfortable building may he put up by anjf  farmer  who   cannot  at  first afford to  build a  modern frame barn.  RlOGG..  WENTl cation  t f0MM  toe -siu- T������ stitch Wi������e.  .STRAW  WA!_1.  OPE.HI-*  V" *-"���������     '"���������*        Yard Built ore*  ^fi-M-r* -"      HOG PEN  This frame is constructed o������ a pole frame over which an ordinary -Jene* wire framing^ 3$  woven an<* the whole structure thta:c6v.er<d"Vith-stra"'. This !���������* a cheap and economical  method of erecting a warm winter house for the  brood sows.  ftNCE. WlRfe  Strav/,  i~*^v���������~ ,.,.*w ���������-r ntra���������*   ml.n ..nri ,��������� .many would" have dominated Eurone  5^^������\���������^!*^^^ '*er ranks all the  ?.!L,U:=HM0],.������i;i; *o������hT -Ll?fc������*   weaker   nations,  as   Napoleon  did  a  hundred    years ago.    Thus    fortified  CHAPTER TJi:  Mr.  Hetherington's Offer  TIiikIi, taken fairly aback at this sin-  gwiar demand, could only stnnd  nnd  iilaii.*, and  in a fcreut lugb Air. IleLh-  erlngton cried out���������  "Confound  you!     why    can't    you  speak?    Give   mo   a.    number,    will  you  ask  ���������lint what nort or a number'.'*'  ed Hugh.  Mr. Hetherington exploded Into, a  roar of nige that reminded ono of his  daughter, and that necmed lo suggest  !:������������������!��������� tc-rnpT v.-r.r, nn l.n!^r'.r'.*:,.nrT.  "Any'number!" ho shouted. "Quick."  Hugh gave huH'-u-dozcn hja-urcM at a  venture, and Mr. llothorlngton, jotting them down on a ph-co of paper,  began apparently to work with them,  pmiHiiiK now and then, and then Ixv  Kimiiug aguhi, like a man engaged on  some difficult mathematical problem.  An.!'-)* a ''ul'iuto or two, ho.vov.-r, im  flung his pnn down,  ���������'Mr.    rmr.il       *tr.    4*t\r.A     r. *     n } 1  *"    *./������     ^i^l.l  moodily.  "Hut   whnt  1������  It?'" i.Mkftt   HtifTh.  ������wmmmt<mm**mt*IMmnmmmm������MjimmMm\lmmmmwmm -  I   -   ll"l  U  W. M. U. 1022  be compatible with sound business  principles���������and then he offered me  this cipher as security for a loan of  ������200. I really dor.'t know ��������� why  I accepted, except that he was a plausible rogue who made one believe in  him because he seemed to believe in  himself. He gave me his note for the  money; and when the tlmo was up 1  put the bailiffs in'again, and to?' him  he had to pay up in full or clear out  of the house, or let me fully Into the  secret of his cipher, that I might understand for myself if it was worth  doing anything with. Surely nothing  could have been more reasonable,  could it?"  "Nothing,";agreed Hugh drily; "but  what was tlio cipher supposed to he  about?"  "And what do yon think the fool  did tho moment the bailiffs appeared?" inqulrod Mr. Hetherington, appearing not to have heard thlB last  question of Hugh's. .^  "I haven't the least idea," saUt  Hugh.    "What?"  'Cut his throat," said iiothering  ton disgustedly. "I had gone down  myself to try to porsuado him to bo  reasonable, and thero ho wns In a  heap in a corner, and his little girl sitting crying noar by���������ugh! horrid! I  dreamed of it several times aftor-  wards. One moots thoso obsUnato',  wrong-headed people sometimes, and  one can ncldom do much cc-od with  thorn."  "What did you do, l.lion?" nskol  Hugh.  "I was so disgusted that I-told my  ngont to soil up everything. There  was an extraordinary collection ot fur-  nticoH, crucibles, tubes, and Lord  knows wluiI', but thoy all went lor  practically nothing, so T wrote the  '���������ffnir off ������������������������������ a hfid rt<-������M, put i.ie cipher away In my safe, and never  t'hou'-;h of II iiK'-fn (ill I got this offer l told you about."  "Do you know who II, was from?"  asked Hugh.  "Thoy refused to uuy," uuuwered  Mr. Hetherington: "pvopodod some arrangement of Helming a meimengo-  round with liaiilc-nplou. In return foe  which 1 was to hand lilm over tho  /���������lr������lior      T   wim   lo   know   hfm   lww,;imw,  he was to he a negro."  "Well, anyhow," remarked 1-sukIi.  "Ihe affair In I'cUlod for jr.ood now, if  you have burnt tho cipher."  "Ah,   ye'i-quilo   no,"   agreed     Mr.  CH W/lftJ-fc  .    .r'-"       " ���������- -tit-tf/vrr-sassEa*''.-'���������   '  ������"Poles.  HORSE  BARN  Showing a wire and pole frame which only  requires a  straw stack to be blown over it im  order to make  a very satisfactory  stable.  liormany would regard her oargaiu  with England as lightly as she regarded her treat.* with Belgium, and  make fresh demands which, if complied with, would mean an end to tlu-  British empire.      ���������   .  But the kaiser reckoned witiout  his host���������Britain did not barter her  right to defend her honor or her interests. Her people at home, and  throughout, the empire, closed rank  and stood as one man ��������� ready to assume the terrible consequences of war  rather than that the flag shoulc". suffer dishonor, or that It should he lowered in the markets of the world.  Great Britain, tho little island notion;, no larger than one of our own  larger provinces, whose ports and  markets are free to tho whole world>  whoso army and navy aro manned  without a single conscript, and whose  government is as free and domocratli*  as her republican ally, Is fighting for  the principle of honor between natloiiK  nnd that British nluck. industry and  ontorprlso, the world over, shall not.  pale before the unbridled lust, of u  military autocrat. To Cuuudluim this  is an inspiring spectacle  It Is to maintain hor place In 'the  empire and to share with the Mothtv  Country tho burdens of this war o>!  civilization, that Canada offers in this  crisis, Bo ungrudgingly, the tlowcr of  her young manhood and the Hint  fruits of her industry.  Gentleman  Oontloman is from tho French "gon-  tllliommo" aud moans one who belongs to tho Kons-men, or gentleman,  woro thoso only who hud ������ family  name, wore born ol* free paronts, hud  no slavo in their ancestral lino uud  had msvu." boon degraded to a lowc*  rank.  In xr������18 a battle was fought noar  Milan. In Unly. nnd iu> perfect wad  the armor of both armies that, ul-  thougTi tho conflict raged from '.> a.m.  to -1 p.m��������� no ono on cither idde was  either killed or wounded,'though nn'i  man broke lib* collar bone by fulllui?  c.ff his liurfir.  Pets on the Battlefield  What sort of a pet have the Br  ish Grenadiers- taken with him for  tho fray? Tn the Crimea it was a  cat���������a pretty, playful creature picked up in the march across Bulgaria,  and taken via" Varna to the Crimea.  During the battle of the Alma;  when the fate of empires appeared  trembling in the balance, Colonel  Wheatley, with the cheerful non  chalance of the merry men he commanded, cried out: "Where's th-3  cat, boys?"  "Hero she is, sir," answered, a  stentorian voice, and a gigantic  bearded Grenadier stopped forward,  opened his knapsack as he spoke.  Thero was puss, safe and snug. She  peeped out at tho battle, stretched  herself, yawned contemptuously at  tho enemy, then settled down again  in hor nest, to bo carried through a  thrilling charge, survive tho battle  unhurt, and to become in due tlnKi,  a joyful mother of kittens.  Something of    the    same    --on of  thing  happened     In   tho   sanguinary  ongagemontn    between  tho  Russians  and  Japanese.    During    tho  terrible  lighting around  Mukden, a Japanese'  lieutenant saw a pretty little Pekinese  spaniel   wandering    dlstr������ctcdi*>  between the two lines of tiro.   Evidently It had boon taken Into the battle by a llUHsinn officer, whoMmd sin-***-  boon killed, and It wns now'wandering Badly In -'oarch of him. Tho Jap  anone officer whistled it, and tho dofe*  ran fawning to him, and became hl;i  devoted'pot.  Tho time eaniu for a groat .lapan-  oso charge upon tho Runshui  tranches. Tho dog accompanied iti-i  now master, but. with Its long coat, nnd  Hhort \r>\*M It could not i������;n the pacn  ol! tho ngllo Japanese infantvy, ftn  the lieutenant picked it up again, with  his sword in his right hand ana llio  dog ,under his loft arm, chargud  homo nt tho head of his mon, and Uio  dog shared with him the safe pout  tion which the attack secured.  Eupeclally *o Women  "IW.cloi", is lockjaw a painful silfllc-  tlon?"  "Unspeakably f-o/'���������Exchngo,  ���������A. Ilrifliih army division at war  strength has no fewer than 2-ltt clerks  ���������ilinclifil io It. Thoy are lei'lgor clerks,  shoil.haiid clerks, typists, account  antii, etc., and they belong to the  hnn.fUtuiirt.urrt of tho dlvltdot., br"****-  ados, bntalUoiiB, batteries and companies.  *������������������* i  :J  I Serving   irt   the   Ranhn  ���������it-      Another point ought to be mentions  ed, and this concerns those who ar������  hovering on ths brink of enlistment,  but who  think that their duty is to  become officers rather than privates.  N(\ doubt thero is dearth of officer^,  but also it is not too much good for-  a man to offer to he an officer unless   -  he has had some nrevlous training or '  lias some special Knowledge. No-' on������  who wants to servo his country to th������  best of his ability, and  that means  practicslly  everybody,  should    apply  for a commission without adding that  If he cannot have ono. lie will enter  tho ranks.    No man Is too good    to  servo his country as a* private Bold-  fer.   That must be hammered into tho  minds   of  tho youths .of the    upper  classes and of tho middle class. Happily plenty of them, are already sotting an example   by going'into   th*.  rauks.   There   thoy wilt faro just as  well as 1.11e officers while campaigning  and will bo just as well looked after t  If they Tall sick or arc. wounded.  In the modern army there aro no  soft places for officers. Indeed, tho  oft'leem uro worked distinctly harder  than the men, have to expose 'thorn-  solvos rnoro to danger, and owing to  their leadership.aro imuhlci" to loatt.  ont for easy berths, Of course a  man with a special knowledge anil  spoclal bruin-power will do well t������  bocomo im officer. Wo are convinced,  however, that tho ordinary 'man of  education and cultivation belonging  to tho woll-to-do clauses will do hotter by joining the ranks promptly,  than by hangiiiB about waiting for ti  commission, Itomombor that ��������� if h������  IP en soldlorlug he cap always qualify  for hie commlnalon from tho ranks.  Tlio vnukH of the flerman army nre,  of course, full cV *������ien of birth, breeding, wealth and education, and ho anu  the ranks of. the French. Indood. wo  believe there hi ait ���������ox-u'ahlriot minister  hhouldeidng bio   rlllni   a������ an ordinary  prWaloTu the French army.   Theinun  of light ami loading; immt sot the example, aud (hero in no example which  thoy -an not better,   or   which wantu  netting more   nt   f.btii moment, thui  ctieei'tully  rmlevimr  Ibo  rniikff lis  i������rl-  v������to soldiers.   When once the recruit  1h4i. the army' tho military authorities  will know how bCMt to make uso cfl  any special talonta ho may pomB������8i/^i������  London Spectator.  4  l  J.������M^>My,W4tt*WfliMiM'MlhMWMH<M- '*M"*.*',������."  .^A^i^AK'i^t^^^f^^^mMUtfmwtimmt^^m** W-'*m*t*i*������.tr'it  m*t*^*m^m^mmmitoinWiMM*M**mk*^i^ - ������-a   SO������  #*N_ a*  ���������CARTELS UTTL!  LIVER FILLS are  ���������fKpoasible���������they not  only give ���������relief������������������  thcypcrmanently  cart Con jtfjoo-  fton.   Mil.  Hans use  them for  BiKottR.  ncss? indigestion, Sick Beadsckc, Sallow Stan*  Small .Pill, Small Done, Small Price*  Genuine mostbeag Signature "''  rwMnw win. w w ui mimiaBTil m������������i������i������  Passing of Darwinism  Scientists from ail parts of the British empire assembled in' Australia  for the annual meeting of the British  Association for the Advancement of  ���������-ciehce, presided over by Professor  .William Batesson, who -was inducted  by that great scientist,^ "Sir Oliver  Lod���������o.  Professor Batesson'3 address ' on  "Heredity and Evolution" was a  direct" attack o"n the Darwinian, theory  of. evolution���������not oh the great facts  of evolution themsejves, but on Darwin's explanation of them.  "I suppose," he said, "that everyone is familiar-with the theory of the  "origin of species,,.which Darwin pre-  xnulgated. .through the last 50 years  theis theme of the natural seleetioirof  favored races has'been developed, and  expounded \ in writings innumerable.  Favored races certainly can replaie  others. The argument is sound,- but  we are doubtful of- its value; for in  that, debate stands adjourned/" " *  jfCEWSBOY H/.*_TED  B .', THE- WAR'? UfA  Vff&Dfc  AC TftB-TIlDI?  SKVftr.-JaDCD    at in t   nv   wnMCW  W -  -   -   w -*~ ��������� ������������   ��������� ������     mmt m ������. ** ���������W mmr-  m mm*   * ��������� ������   ^ ������������������������ mm*������ ���������>  Agent,' janitor, Elevator Operator, Porters and Office Clerk���������Women.  Kansas City is to have a ten-storey  office building -which will be aevoted  entirely, to business women, jw.'men  will be allowed to rent space in the  building. *  xhe building is to be erected ay tho  "Woman's Commercial Club, and a woman capitalist   whose name   was not  .made public, will finance the under-  * ~i~i   | carving.  -The president thus ^offered' no the-  public, as the women do not wish the  ory, of any kind to replace the' Dar- \ price    on the i< *. to advance before  dc-1 they can. close the deal.  The building will be designed by a  woman, architect, with*a special view  to the accommodation of women. The  agent of the building will be a woman,  PUDDING  ifSiS  S-..WIH strn.-,^;.'������'������-'',B  fATff ���������7r���������^V5������2r'������B  IS  -UtUUr-  Heafly to aerrc cf ter heating���������u_  paused for quality and flavour. f  Don't -waste your time la preparation.  ss  MiW>WmM TEETHING  B������3Y iS VERV COiwFORTnBLE AND  !,AU6HS DURING THE TEETHING  PERIOD.   THANKS TO  iv������*r&.5?������       ITI-lI-������i?rnV������ir   B  SooTMiiNi*������ Syrup  PURELY VEGETABLE���������WOT NARCOTIC  7MB NEW FKEWCM REK3EDY. Nof. fra<>2. fi������S.  THERAPlOfti Sg&Ea  great success, cubes chronic wha^nkss. lost vigok  *  VIM. KIDNEY,   BLADDER. DISEASES.  BLOOD   POISON.  ���������-���������slcs. z:r:;������R kc SHysGisTs *?***������*. si, po$t 4 era  3-pUGCHnCO. 80. BBBKMAMST-.NBSWVORKor LYMAN BROS  TORONTO. WRITE FOB FREC BOOK TO DR. ������B CLEBO  ���������MBD.CO,fIAVEBSTOCKBD.HAUPSTEA������*. LOKSOS ESS.  TRYNSWDRAGEEfTASTELESSJIFORMOF    EASY TO X&KS  "IP* *LJ| BH������*������������ A *������B sT^tfmJi   SAFE AMD  ������ !TH ���������������������������%������.B"^^>'i'*a LASTING CURS.  SEE THAT XBADE MARKED WORD "THERAPION IS OH  3RIT. GOVT.STAMP APFUSD TO ALL GENUINE PACEKT8.  AGENTS1 GOLD MINE! J  History European War Causes, etc.  Profusely illustrated. Best terms.  Freight -paid; credit given. Order  free sample now. Nichols Company,  Limited,; Publishers, Toronto.  PATENTS  Fetherstonhaugh & Co., head office,,  King street east, Toronto, Canada.  1U m������m*.tXm������.        ���������Cn.J/ACblXC'btlO.U?  stroying  it he  paid  a  high   tribute  to its propounder.  if they could not see ��������� how a fowl  gave rise to a chicken or how one  sweet pea produced anotnsr, they at  least could watch the system by  which the differences between the  various kinds of fowls or between the  various kinds of sweet peas were distributed among the offspring.  The allotment of characteristics  among offspring was accomplished  through a process of cell -division in  which the elements were sorted, out.  What those-elements were we did not  know, but it seemed to him unlikely  that they were material -particles. He  suspected ' that their properties depended, on some method of arrangement.  Plants, fowls, dogs, horses, one's  own children exemplified this doctrine of segregation of the factors of  inheritance.-* The. body of evidence  was now very large.  In place of what they now knew the  scop*er' claimed for natural selection  must be greatly reduced. WO went to  Darwin for his facts, but he no longer  spoke with philosophical authority.  The doctrine of the survival of the  fittest helped scarcely at all to account for the diversity of the species.  .There w^s no proof that-the domestic animals had been developed  from a "few wild types. Fowls presented insuperable difficulties as to  ancestry. t Dogs, horses, cattle, sheep,  poultry, *- wheat, riee,' oats, -. plums,  cherries had in turn been accepted -as  derived not from one but from several  distinct forms. -  The problem of the origins of lifo  still stood outside the range of scientific investigation, and when they=-  heard of the spontaneous formation  of aldehyde by the action of light as  the first step in the origin of life, they  thought- of Harry Lauder in the character of a schoolboy pulling out his  treasures from his pocket saying  "That's a washer���������fer makkin' motor  cars."  Evidently Darwinism has had its  day, and is to be followed by some  new scientific theory, nature and revelation being apparently the only-  stable facts in life.  lue  ja.mi.uls  will  be   woinea,   the  ele  I "Pittsie"  Ryan, Walking  Around ihe  f"       J^orld,  Last  Heart!  Paris  One of- the globe-trotters whom war  overtook in Europe is "Pittsie" Ryan,  an American newsboy whose face, if  not his name, is known to thousands  of people, including not a few dignitaries. "Pittsie" started almost two  years ago to walk-around the world,  taking his time doing it, and when  last heard from he was in Paris selling American newspapers to tourists.  That was three weeks ago. He wrote  to a "newsie", in New. York" that he  expected to be back.in this .country in  August, but he has not yet appeared  on Broat.way and his whereabouts are  unknown.** . riis friends, .'however, declare that "Pittsie'-*- is well able to  take care of himself,' as he is resourceful and self-reliant and makes  *.**^**uo     OVCIJfTTUCia    1������\3    guca.  xoung Ryan, who has sold papers  in most of the large cities of the  United Stte*3; began -his l-osg tour in  October, 1912, sailing from San Francisco with only a pedestrian's pack  and a Etemington-rifie. it'rom the Hawaiian Islands he went to Australia.   .11,5..,.      _  VV 0,*JLU***������>      CI.V.X VOO  ators will b.e operated by girls" and (took a boat to South Africa, and set  out on the long and difficult tramn  up the African continent from Johannes huT*,r    +������ r<!>i'f������     tr<s ������-h>? ���������n,i���������..(-���������>n  a-foot and reached Paris several  weeks ago. Fond of adventure, he  doubtless was not greatly troubled by  the outbreak of war, but his hosts of  friends, nevertheless, are anxious for  news of "Pittsie" Ryan.  girls will be employed as porters.  Office girls instead of boys wiU be  employed by tho tenants and male  stenographers need not apply. One  man has asked for an office in the  building, declaring that he wanted it  because he knew it would be kept  clean, but his request has been refused.  Sviinard's  where.  Liniment  tor  55ic   cvsry-  TULIP   BREAD   NOW  a :l-������. a������>,.;>   ^>*     ...C������������J������W.  'Tis Made Erom Ground Tulip Bulbs,  ,and is Very  Nourishing  On account of the scarcity of  wheat in- Holland, the Association of  Dutch Bakers has sanctioned the use  of a so-called "tulip bread," in which  one-third of the flour used is made  from ground tulip bulbs. The bread  is said to be very nourishing and the  war ministry has recommended its  use in the army.  A special to the London Daily New-3  from Rotterdam says that the German  minister of agriculture has- issued a  circular declaring that the cereal crop  is not so good as expected, ordering  the manufacture of alcouol cut down  40 per cent., and recommending that  farmeYs conserve the food supply   by  An Uncomfortable Night  Recently a resident of an inland  town in the United States went on a  trip thct included an all-nigh***, ^voyage on, a,steamboat. Accompanying  him;: was ua nephew more accustomecf  '��������� to- the ways ���������Of travdl.  "Will, uncle," -saked the nephew,  meeting the old man on deck the  following- morning, "did you have a  good night?"  "0an**t  say  that I did,"  answered  ��������� -ancle wearily.   VWhen. I went to my  --.room, I seen that card which tells ye  how to put on a life preserver, and  after that I didn't git much rest."  1    "I don't get you, uncle," wondering  ly roturned the young man.    "What  lhad that to do with It?"  "Everything^ answered the uncle.  "I couldn't sleep, with the derned  thing on.'! y  All mothers can put away anxiety  '.regarding:^ their Buffering children  when they havo Mother Gravos' Worm  Exterminator to give relief. Its. of  locts are euro and laBting.  The popes gave up their, claim to  issue coinage in 1867, when Piux IX.,  minted some few silver lira. Unlike some of his predecessors he left  off his coins the.representation of the  keys symbolical of the claims to a  Petrive succession.:  u*y*us putaLces on  mediate help from Dr. J. D. Kellogg's  Asthma Remedy seems like magic.  Nevertheless it. is only a natural remedy used.' in a natural way. The smoke  or vapor, reaching the most remote  passage of the affected tubes, brushes  aside the trouble and opens a way for  fresh air to enter. It is-sold by deal--  ers throughout the land. ,     - ���������  struetions are being given in the conn  try districts as to"the''use of potato  meai j.or  uie  of bread.  Don't   Lei   Corns   Torment   You   ,  Use Putnam's Corn Extractor,  which cures Corns in one night, without pain. For 30 years Putnam's has  been the standard cure of Great Britain and America.   Try it.  A reporter was interviewing Thos.  A. Edison.  "And you, sir," he said to the in-  ventox1, "made the first talking machine?"  "No," Mr. Edison replied; "the first  one-was made long befora, my timeout of a rib." ���������  **-     A   Hope   For   Britis'h   Victory;  Of one thing we may ~be certain,  that while all ^Christendom will have  to share the burden of distress it is  upon Germany that the larger part  will fall in useful lives extinguished,  in fianancial misery,    idle    shipping,  ^ivocu laOtuncai  That this is all due to the insaae  growth of armies and navies (stimulated, yes, necessitated by Germany's  practice, no one can deny. This war  is not a bolt out of the 'blue. It has  long been recognized as unavoidable  and it bears the earmarks of deliberate planning. Nothing* was lucking but  a good excuse. And this excuse has  been found, or manufactured, as you  please. It is right that Germany  should pay heaviest.  Let us hope the plea for bloated  armaments as 'essential to national  safety may never attain be hoard. We  now perceive what they lead to And  let us hope that victory may rest with  the British who, as a hundred /ears  ago, are fighting ia the cause of "human progress and world-wide peace  against the tyranny <?f personal, arbitrary government.���������-"A Naval Officer" in the New York Independent.  Cared by ifee. Use ������f Dr. Wilisasas* Fsak  P;f.C    (l,r    Palo   Pnf&da  ���������V ���������   m*mmw IV* ������.  -MAW *   VVPAb  There" are two ways usually adopted in trying  to cure indigestidn or  stomach trouble���������one the wrong way  by using purgatives. and  the    other  drugs  which only^act    locally    and  which in the' long run causes more  distress by weakening the whole system.    The: other, way anoV the-right-  way is the Dr. Williams' manner of   -  treatment���������that  is  to nourish  _and  hnild up that stomach by supplying^*'  irittiiwi' u*. aaw7, ricn, red gigou. iiive tn.6-  stomach   this much needed supply of  new blood and distress will disappear  and stay banished forever.   The new  Ttl^swl ������+���������..,.������..^4-1. *.*. ~ J-*.*. ��������� ~������������������-_ ��������� J. a. _  w.wh,x.    uMuMQbuuii.0      l..l**C7    U.KZL Y*3&  .OX     LllrJ  stomach and gives' it the necessary  power to digest food. Thousands bear-  witness to the value of the Dr. WiU-  iams' treatment through the blood.  Among them is the Rev. P. D. Nowlan,  of Summerviiie, N.S., who says: "I  certainly have" great reason to recom-  ������~*.~.**ul ju,*.    vr x**iajjLis>   sruxa. xrsnts, rt������ LUtJjr  were the means of saving my Jife. Till  I reached the age of -thirty I never  knew what pain or sickness meant,  but after that my stomach failed ins  and food of any kind caused untold  distress. I became constipated and  was forced to use injections daily.  This went on for about two years; I  grew weaker and weaker; my weight  fell off from 185 to 125 pounns; I had  a hacking cough and appeared to te'  SUiilS    ���������������_������,.,     vw    u\sv.A.I.*JC. XXI*     I.U1.3     1,11119    A  was being treated by the best of doctors 'mt without the least benefit.  Night after nigh c I could get no sleep  the pain and agony was so severe. On  consultation the doctors decided I was  suffering from cancer of the stomach  and advised an operation as a meais  of saving my life. This I refused to  undergo and. began to look forwari.to  an early death. Just then a friend advised me to try Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills. I had no faith in any -medicine and at ii*at refused* but- my  friend was so persistent that finally  I gave in and purchased half a dozen  boxes. By the time these were gone  I felt much stronger and the distress  was not so severe. I continued their  use and each succeeding box wrought  a marked improvement in my condition   till   by the time I had taken a  s*  S  Dad���������-The kind    of wedding    you  want, my -child, would cost $2,000.  Daiightor���������Then what is to ho dono,  ���������papa?      ..-,.������������������'���������  , Dad���������You will luivo, to bo married  -without my consent.���������BoBton TranB-  trlpt.     ���������.,,   , ,  "I hoar that Brown lias failed,'  aald Jouos. "1 thought ho made nothing but cllt-cflcod inyeotmcmt**-,"  "Ho did," ropliod tfmlcht "but thoy  liurnod out to h0 gold brlolcs."  ^1  We offer Oho Hundred Dollars Reward tor any case of Catarrh that  cannot bo cured by Hall'a Catarrh  Cure.  ���������>��������� F. J. CHB3NBY & CO, Toledo. O.  We. the underBlgned, hava known F. J.  Clignoy for tlio last 15 years, and beliova  htm perfectly honorable in all business  transactions and flnancially able to carry  out any obligations made by his firm.  NATIONAL BANK Off COMMERCE,  Toledo, O.  Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Testimonials cent free. Price, 75 cents per bottle.  Sold by all Druggists.  Take Hall's Fam.'ly Pills for constipation.  Knicker���������-Why don't you and your  wife kiss and make up?  Bockcr���������She and her mother signed an agreera ant not to make peace  s eparately.���������Tit-Bits.  To Circumvent Order on All Goods  The government has ascertained  that an effort is boing madjo by���������United, States ngonts of German exporters  to continue saTcs of Gorman and Austrian goods Jn Canada, thus circumventing the ordcn'-ln-counCU prohibiting* trade with the country'), enemies.  A largo numbor of circulars havo  boon sont to Canadian merchants by  Unltod States importers of German  and Austrian goods, offering to supply those goods in Canada.  , Hon. J. D. Reid, minister of customs, Bald that offoctivo action would  bo taken to pravont any such contravention of the spirit of the ordor-la  council regarding trade with the on  emy. Canadian merchants aro ndvfsod  that goods thus purchased may bo 11  Ohio to confiscation.  S OT0**IP  Kmnf  mm^m*^^m*m*m*mmmmi'mmmmmmmmmmmm,   mm*  VV. >���������*��������� II. 1022  "Do you know, my dear," said the  young husband, "there's uoiiiulhl.ig'  wrong, with tho cako? It doesn't  tabte right."  "That in n.1* your Imnrinrvtion," nn-  aworod tho bride triumphantly, "for  It says in tho cook book that it. in ������in-  liClOUB."  Prococlons Child���������Mamma, whon  people got suffrage, doos it jUHt como  for two or three days and then go  away, or does It last a long tlmo,  1 ilea whooping cough and Mtoa',do������V"  I'hey Cleanse While They '''Cure.������������������  The vegetable compound of which'  Parmelee's Pills are composed,'mainly dandelion and mandrake; clear the  stomach and intestines of deleterious  matter and restore tho deranged organs to healthful action. Hence they  are the best remedy for indigestion  available today. A trial of them will  establish the truth of this assertion  and do more to convince the ailing  than anything that can be written of  those pills. J--''   "���������  Pat and Mike were obliged to halt  their heavily-loaded cart to make  way for a funeral. Gazing at tho  procession, Pat suddenly remarked;  "Mike, I wish I know where I was  goln' to die. I'd givo five hundred  pounds to know the place where I'm  gohV to die."  "Well, Pat. what good would it do  If yoz know?"  "Lots,'? said Pat. "Shure, I'd novar  go near thot'place."  With the Clerks' Help  "So  your work is monotonous,  is  It?   Why dont you got a job in a shoo  storo?"  ��������� > ��������� ���������  Miss Fluff���������Mr. Doopthcught, do  you think marriage. Is a falluro?"  Mr. Dee.iUuughfc���������Well,- tho bride  never gets tho best man.  .*>*���������,������������������ '  \Tm afraid," said Mrs. Twlckmn-  bury, "that the young people of the  inc-Bont day arc too much SncHried tn  Indulge in sectarian amusomonts on  Sunday."  Greono���������How "Bfiifch arc j ou going'  {��������� .   ������>nv  ���������'nv  *������rn������������v  niitny  (ira'y���������I don't know yot how much  T eim raise <n my bonne.���������Judge.  First Bathor���������Why, TCathorlne, your  foot h; MeodliiK.   How tl/nl you out U?  Wneond 'nfith^r-���������Ou *ho wntr.r'n f*.ile������rt  .1 suppose.���������Phlhwlolphla Record.  t ^_.....,. ^    ........ _ ���������  1*. %M  I  1:  P  SHIP YOUR GRAIN tou������  and wc wilt sell it lor you  at the I������Itfl������o������t market price  anvlna elevator chargcH  and iuaurintf highest nctrc-  l imm. Libera! Advances, x  iVVillo for foliior **������ to oui*  I.HU������iil������*V itftMiuly inxrUiat Icllor.  YtXXlR MILLS  ummmmmmmmmmmmmimmmmmmm  |.,l.,l..������IM^M.  Hmwmmm\mmmm*  War  Experiences of a Canadian  British newspapers   contain '.a description of the trying experlehces of  a Canadian lady who -showed a noble;  and patriotic spirit in most trying circumstances. She and two other ladles  were travelling together.   After having succeeded with, difficulty in getting from Innsbruck to Munich, they  got passports from the British consul  there.   "Wq then started for Switzerland," she said, "but at Lindau, Oh tho  Lake of Constance, we wero ordered  to g -jt out -and detained in the-railway  station refreshment room. That was I  Friday, August 14.f We were detained in the refreshment" room for eight  hours.    Seven other British subjects  were with us.    Thero was plenty to  eat for those who, had the money to  pay for it, and, on the whole, we were  kindly     treated,    althouga we - wero  much alarmed when a Bavarian colonel came in a state of great excite*1  rnent and informed tis that the Jrench  and Russians  were  behaving to his  countrymen like wild boasts.    After  we had boen detained for eight hours  we wero told that the women could go  but tho mon of military ago would  havo. to. remain In Lindau. I and my  companions got away, but two 'Wn'jj.  lish ladioa who   woro with thou- husbands declined  to leave them.    The  party were not Imprisoned:'������������������they were  simply told to go to a hotel and remain thoro. What will become of them  whon  their monoy is all gone I do  not    know.    Our    journoy    through  Swltzoi'land and Franco van a most  unploasunt oxperlonco.    Wo were bIx  days on tho journoy, and all tho time  wo had to stand lu tho gangways of  the tralha or alt on tho luggage that  was pilod up In  thorn.    I havo lost  all my lugftngo, but I am thankful to  have got back alive.   I am only sorry  now for those wo had to leave bclvhid,  V.'hllo T was In nuspcnno nt Munich 1  was  strongly advised  by  fricmlu ta  represent that I was a cltl/.on of tho  Unltod states, but 3 would die rathor  than dony my tttxK."  A  valuable  collodion, worth  $20,-  OijiHUi'}   hiiH   i������<'������in   b^mimtthrvj     ���������������.   ���������������;������  Louvre by Baron Sohllchtlng, aprom-  tuont monibor of the Russian colony  In Paris, who dlod-recently. It comprises pictures, bronzes, objects d'art  and furniture. Among the pictures  uro some of tho finest known ox-  amide*;' of ltubonn, Bonchor, Fruuon-  ard, Nattlor and Watteau.  "Iloforo we were married you called  me nn nnftel."  "I  Unftw It."  "And now you don't call mo any-  tliliiK."  ������'Vrtn    r������(i������vl\l    In    l\/������    f.ln.'l    ������!>..(    t   n..  'hobs such uelf-conlrol."���������Hointon Post  OOZen   nnye<:   ovptv n������in   artfl   anha   liofl  left me;- my strength increased; my  weight was back where it was before  I wa; ill; I had a good appetite and  was completely cured. In the years  that have elapsed since I used the  Pills not a twinge of the trouble has  returned. To me Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills are the greatest medicine on  earth and I never lose an opportunity  in recommending them to other sufferers, for I feel that were it not .for  their use I would have heen in my  grave long ago."  What Dr. Williams' Pink Pills did  for Rev. Mr. Nowlan they have don������-  for thousands of others and will do  for you if ailing. They not only cure  cases of stomach, trouble; but rheumatism, partial paralysis, heart palpitation,1 St. Vitus dance and all other  troubles that have their origin in a  bad condition of the blood and nerves.  The Pills are sold by medirine dealers  or by mail at 50c a box or six boxes  fdr- ?2.B0 from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., BrockvIUe, Out.  Rear-Admiral   the    Hon.    Maurice  Horatio Nelson v died   at Portsmouth  recently.    He was a descendant    of  the great sea fighter of that name,  being tho  third  son  ot tne  second  Earl Nelson. The late Rear-Admiral  was born on January 2, 1832, and wao  educated at Et^on    and at the Royal  Academy, Gosport.    He  entered the  Royal  navy -in   18il5,   and   won   distinction hi the   CrimeavWar.   He wao  present at the bombardment of Odessa in 185*1, and was later awarded the  Crimean,'  and    Turkish medals, Inlc-  erman clasp and Bth class Me~djldie.  Admiral Nelson served. in the Naval  Brigade beforo Sebastopol and was In  command of a gunboat in the Baltio  in 1855.    Ho    retired from  the service in 1873. '..'.'  Mlnard'o Llnlmont Co., Limited.  Gonts,^���������A customer of ours cured a  very bad caso of distemper in u valuable horse by tho uso of MINARD'S  LINIMENT.  Yours truly,  yiLANDIB 1<^RERES.  Tho Czar of Russia probably own������  a groator quantity of china than any  othor person In tho world. Ho haa  the china belonging to all tho Russian rulers as tar back as lidlheriue  the Groat. It Is stored In tho Wltir  tor Palaco at St. Petersburg.  ������ iiu. iiUaUUU   'wi,y  Maud-���������Why 1������ It that your closest  friend will say tho worst things about  you?  Marie���������She usually knows mora  than others.���������Exchange.  Ttf Murine - Eyo  Etenaecly H>  If yew b We * ft 16', *i-V"ei1c,' Cvats rv "Eves'  ; <?r urftmiiateti byonaa, uon't omart-������������������  I Boothea Bye Pftln.   Druaolatw 8elt Mm  rino Gye ftemedy, Liquid, *2Go��������� f,0c. Mis.  1 ring- Ey������# 6niv������ In Aftftptlo Tubes 2Bo#'  50c.    ������Ty������ Book !���������>*������ by Mali.  A* V.i* Y*������il������ C������tJ $kt AU tm llutl H**i Cm  MUHiNr uvt MfcMiuy co., chioamb  m  mmmmj  ������������*������rr^P:*|.*^rMv-^til|^s������i*������iwiiijp  m^^mPmmmmmmwitmm^mvmmimi*  ttwWMuwiumi nm wwi. aw ���������������< wtomw i������i������ Mtt^ i*m wt>i tmowwi nn������n������w������' ���������^'jg^g*^*****1**'*1**^^'^'**; ipSppSppjgS  iiiaai iiiBwriiTOftfrj^  T-irmTn.m,'Wii-irii -m  -^*W������������*  -������W 1.*  ���������rfc-r-^r** *r-������-fc������  KE������IEV!/  I  We take -Subsciiptip^s  IKip y^iafi ^ th������:;.- ��������� leadsag ������������������'���������  Magazines aiid Hews-  p&pers at c-arreui rates  &ng   -will-*;always   be  : pi������*SS������������������ to SliOW VOU QUI*  subs^iptioa list.  ana rer  T5Jci*hr.T������.Al������iot-.  Donll of Kootenay has  accepted the invitation to visit Ores-  top on Sunday, March 14th., when he  A big move is being made at Fernie  to organize the crack  corps   of hoy  scouts, in the Koolenays,  and among  ; the gentlemen   specially selected  for  [ this work appears the name of P. B.  Fowler, formerly of Cre3ton.  i  5."nn ������i������^r.ir  unnnrinu- Ktwoum   j-.l.-fHt-ri   uu  sundown ob JS-onday, Januai-y 31st.  Some of the crack .shots are "still bagging a few at the Landing.  "A J.inen and.kitchenware shower, for  the turnl*ah-in������yir>f the quarters Rev. E.  iSU.S ?������  was  given by  ill   %ii& pj&wsns _ nasi  8.   Smith  on  J. 11 HI ClVJlCtiJ    CMVC* m.*\r\rs.m   aiv*?*-*  Milt Beam isn't the only -man .n the  cougar-killing business this winter.  At Oowichian Lake three brothers  named Hohnan have taken bounty on  Nelson ladies are forwarding a s'u'p-  eighteen of them.   The pelts sell at  t<-������   IKa ITnilt-.     f������.>ar������   ������t!S ��������� .������ ffilO  ������.������#������������������ 4. ������{* *..**a*.ir%������������ t.nm*.T������������*l  |The Following UISCUUNlo- wiu  sroi' 'on' IMMEDIATE RUBERS  25 percent oii Apple-Trees- - S  i        10 per cqat on All Other -Nursexy Stock Except*  j Bose Bushes .,���������    .r.r .     j  |       Do not place y0ii* dtder before getting oiir quotations'  4  enay boys with the First Contingent,  Any Scotch friend who has a surplus  outfit of kilts can make ifc. O. Koyston  hippy by including them in the bale.  Word  reached   Creston  last week  that   Lit������ut.  .T. A. P. Oromnton." who  -r - -   ���������       ������ %  has been  attached to the  80th Battalion ever since the Second Contingent  Creston Red Cross workers are spec- arrived at Victoria- has htt-in transfer-  iAtizing on 8ox in their labors at pres-  ^d to the30th Battalion.  I eiit.    Word has been received that no s  1  -  ! RiMMf *Mfii  Dr= and Mrs. Henderson entertained  ^Slf-JI    M^BmmWM&mf&SsS  ���������gj 'S3<*&*&  Comprising J2SA&KS  GRAND FORKS. '*%'&  ji  ���������9  ;������p..���������:���������'  more wristlets, mnfilersor twits snoiuu  1 -  knitted���������they would b^j of n������-������ ������er- ,  the  time they  cached  tho  *m Tuesday.   Tho evening a honors fell  iufiaUiaHy������t i\ ".sk;^! progressive, whl^t  vh'e by   ~.������������~  ���������......>, ������~.-j.   _,.._       *      *. , to Mr.-;. .T. W-*, Dtt-w *mcl Mr. Laneastei.  I XHinby refreslTiinents wer������* served an 1  i Arrangements are under way for a, j a thoroughly enioyable evening spent.  ��������� bai-dtimes masquera le bjill on Friday.  Februai-y 12, Prizes will be given, for  the best lady's a,ul gent's coritmnes.  Mrs. Crompton's orchestra, will furnish  Tiie mild weather and light snowf ill  ai*e highly satisfactory to the Creston  Indians, for thty have not been com  CRESTON        -       B.e.  Head   Offices  CALGAKY; -V.-VNCOU--'  VEK; E!>V!ON i On;  Der'slnrs in  MM A  nmsie, the ladies provide refreshments , pelled to   round   up their  cattle   fo ���������  i and gentlemeu pro vafcu ' stable feeding.   Tiie light snow mantle  .���������..*..   x   .. .-.     leaves the   pasture  ou   the   swamps  As a result of his trip to Crow points  ^.vfctv f.lh.  i \ iast week.   A. Lindley   has this we������k j *" VK*  ���������[:orKani<������.-a   .xn   ^gg   ?*&*   ������������������'-   &��������������� &|     Come to Hjjn'-of it. Manager Bennett  I! starter is   shipping-twi������   cases of ey-gs .-,������Jf the Bank   of Coinxuerce   i-omes by  I eaeh week.    He is confident that were I his weakness for things niilitary quite  f  he sura of a vear-round/fresh egg sup- | ntUirany���������-.t seems to be^hronie with  '   ply he   could dispose   of at  least   ten  J  Civses weekly.  f'l The executive of the Cah;^duhand  I: Auierieau Associations have;set;aside."  [j Sunday,     F������bru-������yt|   for    special  thanksgiving   services   in con*rtecti6n  with the one hundred years of peace  *.x. ..  j liUc:  iS������SJS<������!'������-!������ '  over  300 of   the  bank are on-Active service.  employees   of   the  I  There is no~s������oppini*; the eggrlayihg,  habitthatrstriiek'the Thompson& Hog-  gjirt poultry; early this month. -The  mark ������f So egg^ per day f roin 12 hens  previously;reported'-. liarfLgone up to;42  I  cdebration.    A iiiove "-will   likely   be  madeitoget all the Crt ston  churches j e'jgseaCh day tiie fore partof the yveek.  I T.ie birtls a-e White Leghorns. ���������  _ ther for a union service.  As a result of the" order .to  ���������i-4/IU^9   ^ ~ _. o������ ^> *������ ������ ������*���������  iiunvaai'v  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  and Ov-sters  iu Season  issue  |'. special game permits to kill deer with  * a -view to relieving distress. Game  .Warden F. B. Calendar has already  giv^n out ahnost,: ."fifteen, of them to  ! residnnts in various parts of the Val-  j ley. The heaviest demand seems to  I have been from Caisvon City district.  We have tht jjoo is, and  our pr c:es are reasonable  Good Morning  Ws are Introducing  American Silk  Ainerican Cashmere  American Cotton Lis  HOSIERY  They have stood the test. Give  rc*rd footwear comfort. No seams  to rip. Never become loose or  uatftfy- The- shape is knit in���������  not pressed in.  GUARANTEED for fineness,  style, superiority of material and  -workmanship; Absolutely stainless. Will wear 0 months with,  out hoics, or now uue������ fi-ee.  OUR SPECtAL OFFER  to every one sending us $1.00 in  currency or postal notes, to cover  lulvertising and shipping charges  ���������wo will send postpaid, with written guarantee, backed by allvo-  miUton uoiiar company, either  3 Pairs of our 7Sc. aalam  American Silk Hosiery.  *  4 Pairs ofomrfiOe. valam  American CttMhu.e.'e Hosiery  4 Pairs of oar 60c. vala*  AkxUH'iCMi. Cttliwa-J*Ude IloriJory  or   0 Pair* of. Children ** JHotlmry  Give tho color, Htitio, and  whether Lirullcu' or GentH* hosiery \h de������ired:  or  or  The Ltt������*rary and Debating Society  of th������ Presbyterian church will on  Tuesday night, Feb. 2nd, debate the  question: Resolved,���������'That Secular Education is of More Benefit, Than Rel'  giotis Education." Messrs'; Macdon-i d  and Dougherty will support theafld -  in itive, Messrs.George Young and W.  G. Blake.the negative.  Things are shaping right for the  concert to be given by the men of the  Methodist Church on Friday, February 5th, in the church. The program  will consist of solos, duetts, quartette^  arid choruses; instrumental solos,.cornet duetts, trios, andquartettsion band  io'sivunientft. Also sketches-and readings by Prof. Strong and Dr.Montague.  Refreshments at the close. Admission  25 cfiits. Everything will be done by  the men.  While not performing, possibly, as  meritoriously as the Thompson & Boggart poultry, Jamws Adlard is of the  opinion that his twenty-five pnllets  which were hatched only last April  and are now producing no less than  10 and sometimes 15 eggs per day are  ���������>ot doing too badly for begin nor-*.  However, they'had a goiijl example so*-.  them lost Kfjison when a flock of &0  hens of mixed breeds wore good for n  tital of 222 dozen(2604) eggs for the  year.  ������ A case of housebreaking was rnnorr-  eci on Friday���������the house on the Hubie  ranch being e.stcred the night hofoi-o  and n, quantity of clothing belonging  to A. linhie, who Is with the Second  Contingent at Victoria, stolen, lis well  asanupply of provisions. The burglars appear to have made a night of it  a������ there aro evidences of their having  cooked a supper and otherwise en joy-  oil themselves. In tho getaway they  ?������������������<vl<>f.( <>������l to remove the blankets with  which they had tlio windows ncreoned.  . _ /-������%������������in ������*������������r  ft itr  ������������������**lTaroa:plrc������  when a dealer In your locality is  eloctod.  ffir iwTrnu*.*riau*l  unciCRV Pft  P. O. Ifto* 2U  DAYltlN,       OHIO,       U.������.A.  JAS. H. SCHOFIFXt)  jrire. IJif* mud Af^fdfttit I������'mt������miio������  HKAI. ICHTATK. Ktr  I   JT\ /"ft H ��������� #  * * * v ���������  GUY 'WDWKNimiU;  CrOuattutmsn fCsranwrttw  Jos. Wclln, an employee In the .Tuck  Front mine on the Btar mountain was  brought here oh Friday for .medical  treatment. While working on the  vfiii-ai cot ihe day prr.vlnn:* nnd while  ?r������ Hie (id, ������������fNpvli������j������U������;*- tho bole the cap  came in contact with the wall, and in  thq ensuing explosion Wolls' loft hand  wan iihattered aiid l>otl������ eyes suffered  HVom the iiffeets of Hying rock. After  reeovi-i-Jng litiusolf from the shock  John McLaughlin who won working  near lilm, rendered what aid lie could  ami then mimvnno^i out i������������ ron, iiiii  for help. Colin HmtLli returned with  Uliti, and after relieving the cyn trou-  bleftand fixing up the injured hand  hurrlful lilm to Civston,  whoi-e under  During-131.4- four new phones were  added; to the Creston excharigf'i'"'Messi s  Martin, H. Hamilton, *F, Putnam and  J. A, P.. Ci*o-h'p'boa having them installed. So fai; this year one has been put  in���������at Jackson's store. Thew;������Eenqw--'j  alrnosfc ninety- plioues in operation.       I  . The tea giyen by the Red Cross Auxiliary tin Tuesday '.afternoon at the  home ������Vf Mrs. Geo. Johnson was largelyK-aX'fcendivi Jitid a iiiost succassfu!  affair, \ iiettihg. ;$<3.50 for the -work.  j Mrs. Hayden assisted. The society  lias ari-u'Tigecl.to serve refreshments at  the drill hall on Saturday nights"aiythe  iisua; 10-ceht chai-gv^.  s-ipenkii'g of the supply of ice fo'rthf*  Creston House this year Ted Malone  states that its the finest quality for  several seasons. He claims that "when  the.cakes are'on the sleigh they are so  transparent that a coin held against  an outside-cake can be si-en through  live cakes and the year stamped on it  ijuite easily deciphered:" Do yon  believe it?  Early in February Dr. Tolmie is  leaving Victoria to hold a series of  conferences throughout B.C. "to give  the tiller of the soil accurate knowledge of the lines of produce it. is desirable to concentrate upon in view of  the demands the war will make upon  the agricultural processes of the country." The Farmers* Institute should  endeavor to have liim include Creston  in his itinerary.  While sledding oh the Fourth Street  hill on Wednesday afternoon ���������'Boy"  (Ross) Barton, the six-year-old son of  Mrs. J.M. Barton, had the bad luck to  l.ise control of the steering apparatus  nnd was landed up against a barb wire  fence when near the,, foot of the hill.  His loft cheek and nose suffered, the  cut on the Cheek requiring Dr. Henderson's attention* Several stitches  wero necessary in dressing the injured  cheek. ' ���������  Geo. Meade and Ike Lewis aro particularly anxious to meet the gentleman or gentlemen .who drove otf two  young steers belonging to Messrs.  Meade and Lewis. ��������� They were grazing  with olxnit thirty-five others on tho  Lewis place and the herd was "jako"  about the middle of tho month, hut  when inspected last week two of them  were gone. To add insult to Injury  they also made off with a chain, and a  vine that had been borrowed from H.  ������. McCfoatli.  Owing to tho slim snowfall oome tin*  predicting that tho overflow on \\w  flats this year will he the lowest for  dome time. At present there in hardly four feet of snow, on the ������uonntalnn.  At this time other yeaisatloasttwelve  onsly, too, the heavy snowfall)* vanm  toward the end of November. The  winter has Iteon lenmrkably free of  wind.   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