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 .   '-;.        .  '���������in; vv  ��������� mf ,   f  Vol. YII.  CBESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, APBIL 30, 1915 -  No. 15  ���������-���������*.,  #  -inci if  *~&&Ql%&X  ERICKSON  __* _.2*_"_.  R. J Long returned on Wednesday  from a .short business trip to Cranbrook, .    . ��������� -- '*���������  Mons. Pftnl* Bunion returned on*  Thursday from a week's holiday at  Nelson. . _ _,   ���������  .  Mrs. C. G. Bennett_will-receive on  Thursday, May 6th,, and not again  this season.  ~-T-������_  B?es8__aiking of every dJ8cr.pt.i-__-  satisfaction guaranteed. "Mrs. C. E,  A^rrRTOGBi-breston.  -���������>-.--     I  .. -.-r ,'  f Both the section crews working out  of Creston are now back to full strength���������four men.and the foreman.  J. D.v &������|-_-_Gnr o������ Cranbrcok, chief  lire warden for this district arrived on  an official visit oi_ Wednesday.  Business must be improving. - The'  C,P.E. is .running Slight trains in  both directions on Sundays now'.  3?. W. Slater a Nelson dairyman was  here the early part of the (week*~ looking the valley over for milch' cows.  J"  The May meeting of the .Presbyterian Ladies' Aid will be held at' the  home of- Mrs. S. A. Speers on Friday  next.  H. P. Hope, of Nelson, public school  inspector for the district, -visited the  Creston and other Valley schools this  week.       ~ ^          _/ -    _  GOS-U   Ou_W    8-_H5U  -JTOTATOES -iJ'OB  SAXB-^-Best- quality at $1.50 per 100  pounds.. Canyon City Lumber Co.,  Creston."  Fob I__iesAaj_i*s���������Clear title lots in  Calgary and Edmonton to* exchange  for unimproved Creston land;���������T. J.  l-ANCABTBB.  The Knights of Pythias grand lodge  meets at Bossland^ on May 26th.' The  Alf. Palmer is putting the finishing  touchesp__a new Stable erected.onhis  own ranch.  Mr. Fraser is ������r_ong ������he early birds  at tomato'and cabbage planting. He  had his plants on the ground last  weeK. -       <���������      ->  Inspector Hope paid the ~ Erickson  school an official visit, the early part  of  the week. ' He  found ^everything  --. ������  Roy Telford has Been, chosen delegate to the Knights of Pythias grand  lodge which meets at Rossland early  in May.      _ _   " ? -  The Rodgers power sprayer- was at  work on Stocks & Jackson, Trus ,ot&  Bros, and Rodgers ranches the early  part of the week. _- "A   .  Roy Ourrie has completed the new  log house on his ranch--ott1 the" new  Canyon road. Just now he is working on one of the section crews" out of  - Dennis Howard, who went overseas  with _ the First Canadian contingent  yhas beenJ heard from. He is in training at Edinburg, Scotland, with a  machine gun squad.  The show of blooms on the plain,  peach, cherry, and pear trees on the  R. J. Long ranch indicate the greatest  crop of these fruits in Eriekson's history. It's~a bit early to make an apple-  forecast. ~~ - _ .   .  *JJ~mmmM.    BUJI^rH Wr*T  T  -^_^������e*������-=^__st_i  x un xxui \aeiuilg  OneTr^Weekly   *-��������� .     ������.  Early in the month the Grea^f Northern officials'gave o^t the information  that the corporation was seriously con-  _i_t_vpifft������i>  withdrawing  entirely   tne  Bonner's  Ferry and  -The wind  from   Duck  and smoke blowing -up  Creek and Alice .Siding  way on Tuesday was mostl too much  for even the good-natured residents  hereabouts. Is was particularly hard,  on the Orange trees "at J.' M. Craigies."  _ The chance for a peach "crop on the  Adlard ranch is immense. James sent'  the-editor-in a. Jboquei. of blos^oms-on-  service -between  PortHilL  5 While they havpnot as yet made  -such a drastic mOv������ they have surely  'made a pretty fsx-ifccdmpromise in the  matter. .Commencing on Arpil 25th  they put Port' Hil������' on a one-train-a-'  week basic. The r .new service is on  Sunday, leaving Banners Ferry at 8 a.  m. and returning *|.o that town shortly after noon.    "   5  *xne station: atafort Hill is closed.  Mrs. Young has been engaged to take  care of express and/telephone business  oi "the _*r,V, line~1|8 Port Hill.  That there is t_St much liklihood of  even the twice-a^week service being  restored is evidenced in the fact the  pos-office inspector 'has been over the  ground with a view to'formulating  some plan whereby adequate mail service could be" secured to Copeland and  Port Hill. _jT  The new an-angement is the worst  possible for PorjiC JSill in the matter of  postal facilities* * With .two- mails a  wee^Postmasterf French had usually  fourteen sacks o������ mail on the Saturday train and hejfestimates that under  tne new arrangement he will get easily twenty-five Tbags of mail matter.  Seeing- it" arrivesLon Sunday���������and Sabbath labor is tabooed bv the postofflce  department���������citizens will not get thermal! until Monday. No matter how  urgent correspondence may be a full  week" will elapse-before a reply can be  'mm***.   m\m\   W    mm     ���������*Bj> ������   V ^M^-V   &      mm  Miss G. Knott was a Creston visitor  on Friday for-the baseball club dance.  John MT. Fraser had "the 'misfortune  to lose two 'splendid milch cows last  weeV"-iyTnle c������lv_n_..  Mi-_. A. D. j_ochin, who is recuperating at the E.a_a-_opsvSanitarium, is  progressing favorably.  ** *        *  Mrs. T. H. Hickey and t family are  expecting to   go  to  Alberts, where  Tom has secured a position. -  John Carfra, srMj has recovered nicely from his attack of heart trouble and  __������   ������**_>.r-lr-r-_i* ���������  X^X     ..\JXXXXXXfa  are all pleased as John has been in  unusuailv hard luck.  *������_  forwarded undebcjfcbe^present arrau*:e-  ment.       _   *  '2   L   '  P:  Preston lodge wULbe represented b/   ",    r 7"- ^!I ""^f^'s-  RoV^^foftf     "* '' ^ * ^' "hjV '>,J,M*"'   *Y^*e**l5na*>"r*as^*wee!,;|:������ <?^The������,shoTO[ng*'Gf-  '*   -' -<���������*"-       'h"fJr'" "      blooms is* so heavy the amputation of  -_ A    ' j"*- . . _   ������������     i ^ --.  . Although, military "matters have  been d-.*-cidedly n.uiet of late Creston  has five recruits in sight for the next  Canadian Contingent. V"'  jxaxkj ������/_i^i_ ui *--sh������ JB vii ������-~e wj* gi-aue  again.   They are now 25 cents a dozen  .but the supply is none too  plentiful  and a further advance is probable.  Mrs. J. H. Doyle^ who has been  under the doctor's care at Cranbrook  for the past three weeks, returned on  Thursday last, feeling cons.derably  improved.  Pretty satisfactory evidence that Wbe  demand fo-.th������ Valley products is no+,  on the wane is furnished in the fact  that oh Thursday last A. Lindley had;  to decline an order for a carload of  rhubarb. ',/���������������������������,.'.,���������������������������.'  Mrs. Crompton was advised by cable  on Wednesday that her-' husband,  Lieut. Crompton, had left on.Monday  for tho battlofroiit iit.France with the  Kootenay' itiroop& with the Seccmd  Canadian Contingent. r        :l  From present uppearances this will  bo a poor year for the Creston-Erickson Rifle .Association;"' Tlio govern-'  hienti in unable at pre. enfc to _iipply  ammunition and it*looks doubtful if  any(will be ayailahlq this year.        "  Mrs, O..Smith, who conducted the  City Baltpry up to the full of 10111, and  who has Hinoe been living ,at Kenora,  'Ontario,'returned on Wodnoflday, and  is at present a guest of Mrs. H. Harris  i Hon. , MiHH "Vera Smith is with her,  ri>hia nexii jtced CrosHA^xUiftry ^eent  tea will bo oh I'ueadtiy;tittoinopn", Alay  '11, at the homo of Mi*������. Andy filler.  ���������JPhmugji tiie )kindneMH-of S������ A/Bpesrs,,  the; d������pt>t in tin* ball over hiu wloit*  will bo opon\w usual on Tuesday aftor-  nopn. ' ������������������  OWing to miffleienfi tim-i not 1_>ln}*������  available to call on the different  i-/������n*,-*hcvH ?n *he.Valley the growers are  linked to make an /'NtSmate of tlicir  crop of atrawbowicH arid raspborrieu  and advise the Fruit Gi-oweiv' Union  as early n������ poHHlhln.  The Caiuuliau eaiiuuHity Hut in VVed-  iiendny'fl paper contalnH the mime of  ijovp. xi. /y. wauciy, who wmi serlous-  ly wounded in tin* lai.(. week'n ilfrhting  and lUxiu'tlUd Ui Oxford hot-pltid on  April 25th. He Ih a brother of MImm  Wmldy, tho teaoher ������������f 1-lin in imuw  hioiii in Di-eHton Nchool.  some topmost limbs was necessary.  , A. B. Stanley, who recently _itump-  ed~a Couple of acres on the Healey  ranch, has-j nst finished ploughing it  and is starting to set out the trees, of  which he has 600 apple and almost as  many small fruit bushes ready for  planting.  _r_r r_ni������_������-  __/C/^_Y  Strawberry planting still oontinnoK  to be-the chief item of labor.  Mr., Mrs. and Miss Johnson sp. nt  9������oday on the W". A. Pease ranch at  '^-4i.ce Siding.:-"   '������������������-;''- '���������':..��������� -;"':'i'  M-1-.' Grady left on Saturday for,  Spokanv^, Where she will visit her  daughter, Mrs, Hook.  -' M. Craigie and E. Williams were  Crest&h callers on Wednesday.>,.; 0. J;  yisited" the. e ������jn Thursday;   y a   i !  W^o hiive to withdraw our remarks  concerning Alice Siding in lastismic.  Apparently their poet is'_>till alive.  ��������� School Inspector- Hope paid B|������ck  C*.*eok an official vis j ton Monday, i-le  is greatly pleased with the appoavMico  of thegi-ounds, -:  RoimIwork commonced on TupBday.  Matt, Hagen ftpa-.ti gang of benedicts  fixing up,;the niairi road between Dilek  Crook and Sirdar. ;  Gvbrgo Bonny, Guy Louonborg, iiiid  Mivtt. T-Tiigen npent Swiurdi^y niornlng  going bvor tho roiidn in thJB distrlotin  Guy'a'b^niihphiiggy.        ; ;-;'"'.',a"���������"������������������' .  Waltor Corhett Svas, soon piloting  Mrl >Vebftter. of Alice Siding around  our district on Sunday. They appeared to be quite satWlod with their Inspection.  Wo hear thai; the turkey trot Ih be-  eoiniiig nil the rage now amongst Ma  majofity'a forces serving in the "Din-  danelles. Italy, we belieue, profors  the hesitation.  J5. ButUu field luul the miHfiirtuuoof  loflinghln hothouuu on Friday iiihIiL  lttBt, whon the piano wittt entirely gut-  !-.������ v,r ���������������_, Tim ioim iiiiuiUlOH a con-  Hiderahlo quantity of 'ni-.edu, plants,  .m-tii-- roo!_, gli'tiM, clc.  Givon n  fine   dny thr  dji.c!plc������ of  While th_'Jbe!for_-tbeiwar mail ser  Vice wilipossibra^be the most general  ,fnc^^_a^-?%#     "r" - +      -    *"  R. J. Long, future M.P.P. for Kaslo,  was at work here on Saturday last  burning slashings and debris which,  if left until-nudsumnier, would be disastrous to timber if fire got away.  John Carfra, jr.', attends drill in  Crestont every Saturday evening.  John expects to be a member of the  JTourth Contingent. He is the first  volunteer from Canyon who goes to  fight "Boches."  A party of Creston people consisting  of-Messrs. Walmsley, Lowenberg, Mc-  Creath, Bennett and Mallandaine were  here on Friday watching a demonstration of stump-pulling on the Yale lots  C. O. Rodgers is clearing.  *  On April 12th Mrs. H. Olmstead  celebrated her eighty-third birthday.  She came to Canyon City three years  ago from Saskatchewan and resides  with her daughter, Mrs. W.H.Burritt.  Her ijaemory, for one so aged, is ex-1  ceedingly good, and it is the wish of  all her friends that she may enjoy  many more birthdays.  Roadwork is progressing favorably  in Canyon City. Polities cut no figure  whatever. - The men who need the  Tuesday train and the changing from  Saturday to Sunday will be-very seriously felt by the ranchers in ,the teri-  tory served by the K.V., particularly  those who were shipping cream, butter, and other farm produce to Bonners  Ferry, and when the season for perishable fruit arrives this inconvenience  will be still more acute.  The matter of secimng the resumption of the"old train service on the K.  V. railway has been presented to the  Public Utilities Commission of Idaho  and will be taken up by that commission at once.  If the K.V. service Is not resumed it  is more than probable that an automobile stage between Bonners Ferry  ahd; lVirthillwill bo established and a  numbe^'} of auto owners are now  considering the^ pi'9.|ect favorably and  several have said they would start the  service if they could secure the govern-  merit cbntriustfo^^  This contract alone would mean quite  alarge "sum andtho pasBongei- and  .freight business. which an auto stag-  would secure would pj*obabiy1inean n  lucrutiyp business during the summer  time.y';':,:y' y'.yA'''\ *     .-.",,:''".'.,''.������������������: '������������������.'"'���������'-''���������������������������'"]  /Che tinow has disappeared completely from the hills around Crhnbx'Oolr.^  much sooner th-ih usual and siyveiv  weoka earlier than lust year.  Fernie Ledger: Fears are expressed  that If niioi.iployiiiont continues and  men pour into this citj*- at the recent  rate ft serious situation will arise.  $221 is being paid monthly in Revel-  stoke froih the Patriotic Fund to the  wives of sokiiere on active service.  Eleven fiimilies are being nHHlnted.  :^wj*V*  gaged. _-,As, to^the teams, jbhe-one_  most capable of doing the work have  ���������been engaged.- It has been the desire  of Canyon City people that our" own  foreman, men an'd teams be "eu-jployed  to do Canyon City work. -This year  our wish is g-xatifled and 'from, the  angle of an onlooker everything is  working fine.'  &L''C* ^frsiMfz  A   A__.ViW     ������_TJi___Pr������������  v   -w������  Ihiiim- Will inn will  h������>  ������v<t<   I**. *..������.-���������.. <... I ..i.w... i....f ..���������    .���������..   ..  Siindny.    Wo iiiidernfjind 1hcv linw ������i I f<t nil flio 0������������#������������>f.m ������������,  complete line of entirely now, thls-Heiv  bou'h HMh HtoHnu, bo "nvo-Vf-fltln.*.  should be good after awhile.  Tiie Kootenay-Moundary boys serving at the front, should not mind the  Gorman gas hoii.bs; they should only  Horve to remind thorn of homo and  fighting forest fires in little old B.C.  Frank May says Its loo bod about  1,1ml. vbubiivb *������W*   l������nl. fifir-',. i,,i _   ... .> ���������  goned good feed of home-inado oako at  t).. ht'^innitig of Llii) vvt-ck. Fn������iHaggart received a large q.ianUl.y of thiH  Indlg^tiblc dt.lIcK.uy fitjin  homo ho no  Mrs. Wolfer and liidy friend of Cran-  hrook were hero on Saturday calling  on Mrs. Gunion Smith.  Mrs. Barraclough returned on Sunday frovn quite an extended trip to  Calgary -and prairie points. <  - Mr. Churchill, who was Under the  weather with his old complaint, stomach trouble, last week, is able, to be  but again.  ���������y iAndy Miller is greasing his high top  boots nnd limbering Up his other  ebuihineht n-Rum'-illv to tret otV >n ���������������  good start tomorrow on the season's  fii'e-jit'dngirig duties'; ���������'" ;  A?Public School Inspector Hope paid  our actuisfny of learning rin official  visit on Monday and found everything  up to the usuul high* standard of  Alico Siding eflflciency.       "  JP\ W. Asli of Creston is spending a  few weeks on Ida ranch hero, and ironi  appearances will havo a crop to compare with the beiit of u������������."' Thofiimplo  life 'agrees with him immensely.   ,  Mr., Mrs, and Miss Annie Johnson  of Duck Crook spont Sunday witlrMr*  and Mrs. Poase. Repoi*tH'tn tiie-effect  that god's country is six miles west of  Creston and that thoy ro������ldn there ore  untrue. They aro still numbered  auiong tho citizens of Wynndol's flourishing suburb. .  Seven or eight of our citizens had  thou ihtit inning at i.r������_ lighting on  TilOHday. Tim high wind that affcn.-  noon caused an unexpected spread of  iir-lire in some slashing!, on John Mil*  lor'fl plnce. Some darnngo was dono to  a little fencing on tho Wells ranch before the blav.o was controlled.  ____ ~~ 4*   fly '*   b* ~ ���������"",*- ~  S������S#__*S__,rfi_    rf"&_*     SC _r%_n._-*5--_ste^s-ssr1    -    - .    , *  Cranbrook cigar stores are now closed on Sunday. -       >  Rossland has close to $9,000 of 1914  taxes still unpaid.  -  Trail has a rity footb_.Il league with  three teams entered.  In eight days Revelstoke police collected'$440 dog taxes.  Cranbrook -v.il! have a big children'"  day celebration on May 24.  T, S. Gill, the Cranbrook apiarist, is  exporting bees to Lethbridge.  road   between   Wyeiiffe    and  erley is in very bad shape.  TTnnro~*e___!ents sre bein'1** jmids- c__  the road from Rossland to Trail.  Gr*md Lodge Knights of Pythia-s  meets at Rossland on May 26th.  Nelson's "sock day" produced 119  pairs of hosiery for the Red Cross ladies.  Stanley Menhinick 30-foot launch is  the biggest cruiser in Kaslo's lake  fleet.  Burglars robbed the Palace meat  market at Fernie of $200 on Thursday  night last.  In the Sloean both the Conservative  and Liberal candidates are holding  publio meetings.  The Ross-SJaskatoon Lumber Company at Baynes has a full gang at its  summer logging. -  -  The carload   of seed  grain   sent to  Craubvook by the guv-i-i__i_w.__.t is_ bt-inj^  i distributed this week.  Kaslo is trying out lighting part cf  the city with street lights on strings,  two lights to the string.   ���������  The street sprinkler commenced operations in Rossland on April 20th���������  much earlier than usual.  ^^eai-^evei^^foVseBolder' at Revelstoke has cleaned his lot and the city  ,is looking unusually tidy.  Considerable-"livestock is being im-  ported*t������Ttothe Trail district this year  ,���������chiefly cattle and hogs.  Willow Point  farmers are getting  together to operate a stall ^it the Nelson "moricet each Saturday-  Rev. WVH.'"  tor' at Rossianti,  months holiday to England.  -   <'A'   ',  Kaslo will likely hav^^^jigcolobiii  Wlillo   playing    with   hoiuo  .,.....������.. ..i tt. ������������������ ���������������...������.  Cecil Matthews Imd  the bad  other  ��������� '.uiity,  hick to  havo tiro iii'uMingoi'of h\������ right hnnd  januiiod in tlio door. Whllo not uori-  <������iih tho injury wan decidedly painful  {jirnpson, _������.ngiivan rec-  is away on a  tiiree-  tion   on  May __ith.   Th-tlty   council  has donated $50 for1 the purpose.  Rossland school teachers spend each  Tuesday-night' ranking Red Cross supplies for the soldiers at the front.  Supporters of tho Liberal party will  object to some..'44 names on the Fernie  voters' list at the coat t of revision. '"'������,.  Sock day at Trail on Tuesday of last  week  resulted in 200 pairs bf hosiery  ������.���������J_���������i_4i4. -.i..'T__,l '.���������/-������j,',.k.������ .v.-_,_������~_.,._;i.���������������������������  wiuk loan nu twu ,  uhudo nuuMQuaTivrB.  .?   '.       A J  '��������� '.: . ���������' ' .*���������-". -: :     ' *.   ���������  Kaslo claims six of her recruits to  the various overseas forces have already-' been killed," wounded or taken  prisonerfl^'-"'-''"-'1'-1' - ��������� ���������  ���������-' -��������������������������� -.  It has been decided to form a Koote-,  nay Football League between Rossland  and Trail, tlniao gamc-j to .be played'in  taich place,"   :    . ',. .'  John Brown, onghioer on the Fernie  road making plant, had one hand badly scalded on Monday when a water  glass biik-nt.  First day the war stamp regulation  wont into effect tho postmaster atRov-  olstoku sent forty letters to the dead  letter ofllee.  Fernio Red Cross Workers havt just  made a shipment of 478 b.indageivGO0  mouth wlpos, 110 palm sox, etc., to  heiwIijiiMrt^rf".  Kaslo's poittmautcr iiold J]..ri0 worth of  war stamps tho flrst day tho new regulations woro effective. Ho expect* to  sell $100 worth a month.  Tho Quanco Lumber company at  Nakusp hns dlspoH'^1 of about. 1*15 carloads of   White- phi**   ou the   Chicago  VnHI<t-������.t.    i. tmt     fl.n  tnlll  with about 10 men.  *���������!'  -������'������'-*  ,. ������*.^   i.������.i^l^l������ftj    X\t  Building contractort. at Trail ������������o  complaining that tho Boiikholm.i. io>*������  accepting contractii for Tabor .ind mti-  wi.--.mwii wmnn i whhu <ii.ogiii-nH lower tlinn the whitew  ........,.nv,l ������;;^i���������,   t.nii r>ii|������|iiy mti iiiiiiiiriai. ������v__?-'  .._.;;__>  :ys5fl  mi'-  -.ss**-  ^__SS:  ___������?..  iss-s-s.^  SI  _ll  l-.l  |j_ij  lit  Nr  !**  'IS  - ���������������'.tfj.  ft  r.li  l-i'.H  ���������_>,i.r.  r-v.vr  :a;ji  ���������.'������.;.  ;7,_������  _>t  W  ll'l.l''  ;i.  1  i-1  ������  s  Is  ������ Bf  IU  till  v enge&iicc |  By Basil Tozer  Ward,   Lock  &  Co.,  Limited  London, ������5 si bourne -and Toronto  iffe Is no more necessary  iS!3 than.Sn_a.Ipox.  Axmy  experiencehas demonstxated  the almost miraculous efficacy, saa hsisaiessnesg, oi Antltypbold Vaccination.  IBb varrln?t_rl NOW "hy vour chvslclan. you and  your -an-Uy.   It Is more vital tbaa hduso Insurance.  Ask your physician, druse'st, or send fox "Havo  you tad Typhoid?" telling of Typhoid Vaccine,  fHE'cUTTEB LABORATOBY,  BtKttCLCY, UU_  PBO-Hcttt6 vXccinsa ������ senutis under u. s. oov. r.iceittt  "they-won't dare touch me." *  "Come here, and look," said Eira,  and drew him to the window.  A mils-away tlic mob of lynchers)  i was vi3ible. coming on very  swiltly  ; and.  silently c   and led  by a solitary  man driving a light buggy.  J**4  CitAi-*T_-_t   XXVI.  The Flight  In   the  upper~ chamber  a  (Continued)  "They've been stuffing you up,  miss," said Fre-Tr, regarding her pityingly; "why, Editor Keene published  his photograph in. his paper three  months ago, and how could you know  him in Europe when Keene had him  photographed here? It is some other  man. you are thinking of, miss."*  He took out olVTiis pocket, as he  spoke, and showed to Eira, a copy of  that day's Athens Clarion. There, under flaming head lines, was an account of the Bryan murder, a wild denunciation of the negro race iu gen-|  eral, and a fervent, frantic appeal to  know these two -Hen are white inon, \ sileac-o   _'_lgned  and are innocent?"  "I'll believe they have been stuffing  you with a yarn that won't go down  with the boys," he answered; "but  that's all."  "Very well, let us go on to town,  then," 3-is said, withdrawing hor  hand.  "Hight." said Froar, and on a sudden his horse lasl ed    out viciously J  dreadful  the son ������  shone bnrningly on the level and  quiet prairie, over which there marched the mob of lynchers. Within no  ���������one spoke or moved lor a space of  .which it -cannot well be said how long  it lasted. It seemed to them long  enough,   and  yet  probably  was  not  | il cannot have been really long, for  jV  I   iT?r&51I'*f'  W&em-  with  his" hind legs.  "Kefs,  the A.u._erlca_. people ' to rise In. their .-  might," and inflict *'a just, a sudden  and an awful punishment" on the  murderers of Mrs. Bryan, iu order  that the "honor of our women may be  made se.ure." Abu adorning all this  rigmarole was a large photograph of  Mr. Hetherington, but represent ing  him as a negro and in clothes similar  to those be now wore.  Eira knew this photograph at once.  It was one that had been published  is. oae of the London. iilustr_r _n papers on the occasion of some public,  meeting in which Mr. Hetherington  had taken a part. She herself had  cut it out, and forwarded it to her  grandfather, who had disked her for  such a photograph, and evidently he  had had a reproduction prepared  from it, preserving the m -/.lionaire's  features, but representing him as a  man. of color. A cola dread seized  upon her as she began to realize how  -wide Sung was this net in which her*  grandfather had taken nis enemy;  how wide flung, and yet of bow small |  a mesh, enclosing everything, and permitting nothing* to escape. Even  Keene, the fanatic, his supposed enemy, even of him he made use!  ������������-fn.-s.-   I...*.   .-It   >._._*.   T\*anna_   _������n   T_t.-_  what's  the matter?" exclaimed Frear. The  animal reared, spun round on his hind  legs, and snorted wildly. "Down, you  beast," cried Frear, and hit it on the  nose.  At that it took the bit between its  teeth and galloped away like a mad  thing, in spite of all its rider could  do to check it.  For, under cover ot her handkerchief, Eira had taken iter brooch out  from where she wore il at her ueek.  and had slipped it under the tail of  Frear's horse.   As soon as the animal  moved,  it pricked it;   the  faster  It  j moved,  the more deeply the pin of  | the brooch pierced;  maddened with  } pain and indignation, the animal was  now galloping wiUilj- over the prairi-  vainly   endeavoring  to   escape    the  ���������pain that bit it troni ne'umu, the be- ���������  wildered Frear being quite unable to'  check it or control it.  "Pray heaven the jjrooch does not  slip out," said Eira to herself, and  turning lier own horse's head, she set  herself to ride as she had never ridden yet, not even when she had been  pursued by the lynchers just a little  while before. For then she had only  been frightened aud bewildered, but  now despair had wrought her powers  up to the last pitch of her capacity.  She heard Frear shouting from behind, but paiu no heed. She rode  with a .wild recklessness, coaxing  from her horse every ounce of speed  he possessed and not fearing to take  such chances down ravines, by gopher  holes, over a wire fence that crossed  her path, as at other mo'-ients she  would have tremblec. at the thought  . At last she came in sight of the  J mob of lynchers, and making a detour  J she gained a deep ravine by (which  1 she hoped to head them unperceived.  !     In this she succeeded, for* they had  pose," said Eira, very pale.  "What?" asked ^Frear. "But don't  you worry, miss; if this Hetherington  is really white, he can easily prove  it by  the  aid  of  a  little  soap  and  water." J no thought of danger from their rear; i  >wi- i. _____ __.,   __-_ j anu muee.,  n-ie iac. ci an5[   Jl~n.__i  the lynchers did not seem appreciably  nearer when Mr i-It. '.horlngton stirred  slightly, and pointing with his hand,  said:    .  '���������Well,   but  what  do   they   want?"  "You." said Noah Siddle.  "Your only chance is to escauo ut  once,." interposed Eira quickly. "1  met them, and they tried to keep me,  but 1 got away to tell you. They believe Mre. Bryan was murdered by  two strange negroes, and you appear  two strange negroes: that is .enough  for them in their present state of  mind."  "But if wo tell them we are really  white men?" said Hugh.  "They will not-believe that." returned Eira; "you are taken in a trap aud  all that has been arranged, thought  of, provided against. For thres  months past they have been told of a  uegro desperadv, mvmcu _.-.el_.fer_i_g-  ton; your photograph has been colored and published as his; a story has  been told of his tricking other lynchers by pretending to be a white man  disguised; you must reach town, and  get protection���������if that be possible."  "You put the case admirably," said  air. Siddle; "and, by the way, my dear  Eira, do you know our experiment has  turned out brilliantly successful? Now  diamonds can foe made as easily as  the latest patent breakfast food. Just  think of that-���������just think of all that  means to the man who holds such a  secret as that."      *  They all three looked at .them, and  all of them u_.cip!rstood.  This, then^Avas that malformed old  man's revenge, and his noseless face  was terrible in its expression of an  awful triumph.  (Tn   Hi-' -,o,ntii.ii3/l\ ���������������������������������~*  Millions of pounds  of delicious "Crown  Brand" Cora Syrup  are sold every year to  mothers,, just for-the  ���������eliildren.  mJtt  Mothers know it is practically "all noit-ishtsient.  They know it is a food���������that Bread spread w-itU  "Crown-Brand" makes a/well balanced. food"  that sustains and builds up the strength. ;  ^Mothers know, too, that "Crown Brand'f is the Most  economica������"~**swectetii7ig>y for all sorts of-Cakes, Pies,  Puddings' and Sauces���������and is the whole thing; fqr^deli-  cious homemade Candies.  "LILY WHITE" ison-p-are whits Com Syrup���������iw*.  "  so pronounced in flavor a? ���������'Crown Brund"���������eiusilly ,  choice for tho table and for caa-y "coaklner.  &OK   VftlJB   CROCER-IN   S_- S. IO AND   20 POUND TINS.  The Canada Starch. Co.s .Limited, Montreal  ���������   Brf-l-T-Va  J_-.TC.ilB.  asid for Beef  Eira quickly.  "Yes, I've often noticed that with  colored folks," said Frear drily. "Anyways, white or black, if he is guilty of  murdering Mrs. Bryan he will deserve  all he gets. They have just hesn stuffing you, jniss. Of course, he only  wants a few hours' delay, so that the  sheriff can come up and lodge him  comfortably in gaol, and t.ien they  will try him, and then he will appeal,  and so on, till he gets off on some  lawyer's trick or another No, miss,  that won't-do for us!"  Eira took out her handkerchief, and  put it to her.throat. It seemed to her  "that all hope was escaping her. Everything had been prepared, everything  had been arranged This mob of  lynchers, under the domination of  that half crazed fanatic, Editor Keene,  would never -pause to listen to any  defence or to consider anything. The  plea that.the two suspected men were  really, white in disguise had been  carefully discounted, and would now  only be greeted with ridicule as a  clumsy trick to gain time .Her "erief  glance at the paper had been enough  to show her how carefully the story  had been prepared to thiow suspicion       *.��������������������������� ���������  <>n Mr. Hetherington ana Hugh, and in I 0_^fo������fe praYrierof perhaps a quarter  such a case suspicion was equivalent l oC     rai*ie    ^Mb seemed to her inter  to  condemnation.    Her  grandfather, | ,TO_nable  and yet her horse still gal  whose hand she recognized ia all this,  had thought of everything, prepared  (everything;  ahe did not understand  woman of the white race endeavoring  to thwart their purpose would have  been inconceivable to rdjst of them.  Along the bottom of the ravine Eira  rode her swiftest, and heard -as she  rode the sound of the marching of the  lynchers on her left hand.  But if she had lost fche earlier race,  this one she won, and she ,. emerge.l  from the ravine half a mile in front of  the lynchers and behind a clump of  poplars that hid her from their view.  Blessing heaven for the friendly  trees, she galloped on, still urging her  horse to fuster and ever faster speed.  Nobly the gallant beast responded,  not knowing why, knowing only his  mistress had need of his best services,  and willing for her sake and at her  call to sp nd himself to the death.  There was froth at. his Tmouth, and  his pace was not always s.teady, but  his s_>eed never slackened, and so  rush they came and tiassed  ___*. x. m. ���������^       ���������-������___..!**.      r...     *..-  .ti*  Preparing Poultry  How Can These Thoughtless Farmers  be Reached?  We have discussed the question of  fitting poultry properly before shipping to market until it would seem  that the trouble has become chronic  with us. No one can appreciate the  need for more education and demonstration along this very line until he  sees for himself the boxes of birds  that come to city dealers. Apart altogether from the act that feed is  scarce, any thrifty farmer or farmer's  wife would offer the most severe crit-  Clear-Cut^ Facts  Raising' Itidu-strv in Western  Canada  ���������Much"; interesting information was  contained in the report of the secretary of the Saskatchewan Cattle  Breeders' association, at the annual  meeting held-at Regina recently. ,The  report in part was as follows:  If. anything, the situation with regard to the cattle breeding industry  has become in ore serious, .and the  shortage of beef cattle more marked.  ! This'is not only true of the Dominion  of Canada, but also of the United  States, Great Britain and France. In  fact, the shortage is world wide. The  figures-'in'proof of this are as follows*.  One year's decrease in cattle in;  Canada, 9-3 per cent.;.'United'State's,  3.3 per cent.; Britain, 2.1 per cent.;  Prance,  9 per cent.  Th t the shortage is acutely felt at  the leading markets is shown by ths  following figures taken for the monti.  with    a rush they came a���������J-'tt������."*������ of Septenrber,   1913 and iOl^'at th  like thunder through3ei^. ^i������������7 ^.-v  six    leading   cattle markets    ih th  meut, and on, followed by a low cry  of fear from the throats of those who  saw her pass, for all understood that  she who rode like this was pursued  by some danger beyond the ordinary.  Past tho village there was a stretch  how, but it seemed to her that every  thing moved and went as he desired,  that ho controlled events and ordered  even tho future to arrange itself as  he wished bending men nnd things  together to tho awful destruction of  the destroyer o. his sc-i A horror  grew in her of herself, that she had  in her veins the blood of a mon who  could l Ian his vet-geance thus, and  turn all things to Its service  "This is all licfi," she cried, flinging  on the ground tho paper Frear had  given her,  "A man might think you wan to 1  to save those two niggers," observed  Frear.  "So 1 do," she answere-l recklessly.  "Well, now," he snid slowly, "if you  helped men like them there to escape  the boya would take you to bo as had  an tile-in. A white woman help tho  murilererK of .i white woman to escape!" and his face showed a stern  horror at the idea.  1-ida had been holding hor hand, hor  handkerchief in It, to her throat. She  took it away now, and loaned her  hand, hi ill holding tho l-utidUurchic.,  on his horse's croup, while, loaning  ������ over,' ali������ looked up aiixIouHly Into his  face.  '. "Mr. I-'rcar," ulic uuid, fixing her  ������'>������������������.���������*������ truii'Lalii-Kiy ou ill.', und nioviu.;  hf-r hand with the handkerchief in It  toward.* hit. horne'ii tall. "Mr. Froar,  will  you  believe me  if I  loll  you T  aninable, and yet ___ _.  loped with unslackened speed. At last  the outer fence was reached, and  -when she saw the gate was closed she  set her horse straight at it, and shut  her eyes, and prayed.  The horse did not rise to the jump,  for he could not, but charged It full.  -With a great crash the gate wont  down, and horse and rider with if.  The horse lay still, but Eira jumped  up and ran. The gate of the inner  fonce was closed, and she remembered the tales of how this was charged  with electricity, and of how to touch  it was certain death. But she had not  timo for doubts, and sho seized {.ho  gate, and tore It open, and passed  on unharmed. Running straight for  ward,' she tried tho door of the oulUl-  Ing. That was locked, so she began  to beat upon it, and to cry out loudly,  and then her grandfather looked out,  from tho window abovo,  . "Who is thoro?" ho said.,  . "I" sho cried, "lot mo in, let mo  in."  lie seemed to hesitate, anil thou  drew back his head. Thero was some  lover abovo which ho could touch, and  by which tho door opened. As ISlra  beat on tt. again, It yielded to hor  -blows, and she ran lu and down thc.  passago and up the stairs beyond  and Into tho groat laboratory which  she'knew well.  leading cattle' markets in the  United States, namely: Chicago,  Kansas City, Ohama, St. Louis, St.  Joseph and Sioux City. The iotai  numbei? received during September,  1913, was 954,181, and during September, 1914, was 814,985, or a decrease of  139,196.  It might not be fair to take that as  an average decreast but cutting these  figures exactly in half we have a total  decrease In cattle shipments* for the  year, -..t the above named markets,  835,170 head, or roughly speaking,  300,000 pounds of beef. This decrease  for tho entire United States for 1913  has been estimated at nine beef cattle per 100 people. Owing to the abolition of. the United States tariff, a  large number of Canadian cattle, went  south. The St. Paul market alone received i_8,62��������� head.  Tho question may bo asked, granting these figures to bo correct, why  tho prico of hoof is not higher. In  this regard it. may he stated that tho  retail price of all moats in Canada today la approximately the tmmo as in  Great Britain. The average prico of  cholco hoof por pound livo weight  during 1914 at the loading western  market.* was: Cholco sto-srs, Toronto,  7.07 cents; Chicago, 9.3- cents', Montreal, G.C2 conts; Winnipeg, 6.07 cents;  Calgary, 6.M cents. Whilst tlio retailers' pi'iocf* In t'1^ following nlt.loH woro  -���������Sirloin steak, Montreal, 22.7 coittfr,  Winnipeg, 20.8 :'onts; Reglna, 28  cants; Calgary, 22.8 cents. Medium  chuck, Montreal, 18 ceiitfi; Winnipeg,  18.R <mviiIh; Itcglna, 18.1 cents; Calgary, 15 COlltB.  The , queuUon   doaorvon   consideration.  have seen. The Central Farmers'  Market of Winnipeg, very wisely took  a few specimens of poorly dressed  birds and presented them before the  delegates to the Grain Growers' convention at Sratidon. Every farmer  and_ farmer's wife who saw them was  astounished to think that any farmer-  would be foolish enough to ship such  stuff to market.  Yet that exhibit was quite typical of  hundreds of pounds of dressed poultry  that come /oh our western markets.  There is no possible excuse for shipping birds that are so thin that no  city family would take them as Hi-  gift. Some geese and turkeys come  on the market that are smaller than  medium sized ducks, and ducks ara,  shipped that would not make a meal  for two. Some cases of all classes  of fowl come to market half plucked,  dirty, bloody and so thin that-they  can only be handled by Restaurants  for making pot pie. For this purpose  the price is "naturally very low. It  is really astonishing to see the miserable condition in which some farmers  send their poultry to market.  Now, who  sends  this poor  trash?  We know, as well as does the general  public,     that the  thrifty  farmer  or  farmer's wife would not think of. shipping poultry to market before it was  properly   fattened,   properly  cleaned  and dressed and presented in the best  possible sbapo.   If they had no grain  lo fatten them, they would keep them  at home, and, If they wanted to know  j how to dress and pack them, the^  would find y.X rather than ship them  in "any-old-shape." Such stuff is shipped by the disinterested, uneducated  farmer, the man who does not take^a  farm paper and to whom the education afforded by our agricultural col-  legos does not appoal. He does not  read;   he  does not know;   and, perhaps, he does not care. **  This class is always the most difficult to roach. How can tliey bo reached? It will require somo co-opcrativo  effort to reach them. For instance,  one way would bo for dealers to keep  a list of tho names of shippers who  solid forward this poor stuff and tun}  those names over to thoso who have  chavgo of tis educational work, Bay,  our agricultural colleges or departments of agriculture Tho shipper  could thon ho reached dlr.ct by lot-  tors of-Information, or personally vls-  Itod by a district representative or  agricultural soorotary, such aa are  found in somo provinces of Canada.  Some  Good  Advice  and   Information  Regarding EGor.orr.5c Questions  irv Canada .  The first essential for good crops is  good seed.  Paradoxical as it may seem, the Allies are fighting for peace.   ___.  Cattle are down because -cereals are  up. Cattle were up when cereals  were down. Such changes are'inevitable in compliance with the' laws of  supply and demand.  Wheat-stuffs are' rising in. price In  Britain. Before summer comes there  will be a marked ascendance ia Canada. - \  Every city, town and district should  have a committee or commissioner of  employment to help everybody to  have work.  Faviu labor is sca_."e all ov**1> Euronf.  as well ar. in Canada*. In Britain there  is talk of putting boys on farms instead of sending them to school.  In the last three months-of. 1914  Canada's exports, principally-of bread-  stuffs, to Britain, compared with the  same period of 1913, showed an increase ia value "of $9,500,000.  A German scientist is said- to have  discovered a*method by which straw  can be converted into wholesome food  for human beings. This is an .excellent  example of ' the result of enforced  economy.  Good seed on good soil ��������� benefits  both sower and reaper. It also advantages the country and helps-the empire..'-'  All warfare is savage, but civilized  men whom the savage has called- tc  arms must heiclpthed and fed.  All the cOmifries oi Europe, excepting only Russia, will this year need  to be importers of wheat, of'oats and  of barley. So, too, will Australia,  where the effects of last year's drouth  is still disastrously felt.  If the war lasts six months more;  it is estimated that between five and  six million horses-will, have been sacrificed. .-.-������������������ -  Great Britain bought thousands ot  horses from Hungary during the  South African war���������a market that Is  completely closed* to her now.  Lord Kitchener gives the war two  years more to run. By that time/according to present progress, there will  bo throe, or four million fewer meny  three or four limes as rriany cripple^  half a million blind or nearly blind,  and a. million nervous wrecks.  There aro thousands of acres of nr.  occupied land In and around the cities  and towns of Canada. If every acre  were cultivated there would be work  and food for all tlio unemployed and  something to spare.  Tlio Teacher���������If thoro wore four  (lies on a table and 1 killed ono, how  many would" be loft?" .  Tho Little Boy���������One���������-tho dean  ono."  A man la not nccoRsai Uy a harsh  taskmaster bocuu_G ho' puyn strict  attention to buitlnesn.  rsraii  ttranulaled Eyelids,  Eyes i..l_:>.n.ed by exi>o-  iiir_ to Sun, Dust ami WIni  qui! Uly relieved by Murine  *fe Kyelfemctly. NoSmartina:,  ju������t  hj/e C'ointort.  **  B1Thontlncol5mon stood togeUici. Her , ���������{\ f"���������er who had a dozen good  u_-__i_.___ithiM* u--_ _���������_ Hie i_._u-o.' '"���������^''���������'���������i*: foninloH liiat fall, and in  Hug     wt h   hta nriJ? fo dod Seanid   fpito o. tho Biuux-Uy of tcod, ytill lux_  airnliiHt Iho wall Mr HctheiillKtoIl {luMU !,i tlie mau������ who- lC ,,,! ,!* u  afeiiniHt. tno wan.    mi. ji_uieiin._i.on   -toftl-mftn>  ,B (v0,n^  t0  nmko monoy  within the next threo years.,The mar-  agn  .......  had .boon ntorming, ra..lng, denouncing, threatening, and onw, nomowliat  exhausted by the vehemence of tho  outbreak to which ho hnd given way,  he turned to look at Eira.  "Wlinl. thinr- ho nald.  i "Eira," Bald Mr. Siddle, reading  her -purponc In hor eyok, "thin man Ih  'The'5ecrep;:'o,j ,,... .     , .,,,���������......,,..  wwa������wiMMia-tt-������T.  .���������'i'lri'irfw'*^^  Itot for good brooding femalon Is not  only hero, but ia hero to nlay. Tho  motto of tho cuttlo brooder should  bo: "'Retain the good females, Aril ah  the atoorfi properly."  w jn������t  r.ye  C'ointort.    J\* I your ratliei���������_ munu'mi-.  Your Dnitytta'H 50c t<cr lloiile. Murine Eye |    "I would not Vo IiIh," h������!(1 Tu,r":."?!!  .1.1 I.I >AI*  wi,\  . > Every* buBtnoaa man knows how difllcult it in to keftp the plgoon liolc������ and drawers -,  of hlit dank fro������ from tha accumulation of uftolesn paper*.   Ev������ry lioiiBowlfio know*   |  bow difficult tt ia to keep hor homo froa from tho accumulation of all manner  of u-������.l-u'������ tlilnga.   So It is with tho body.   It in riiflliMilt. in lc������_j> It frflo from the  _������<������������������������?������������������<.���������������������������'*���������������>���������*- of vrMt" M-inl*������.. (Injrom tho -wat-ft tn prompLly ������.UiVilln.lcd the tnschln-  ���������ry, of tho body noon become- clogucd.   Thin in tho bi'Kiituiiiu; oi uiucf. huumu ...<..  DR. PIERCE'S  GOLDEN MEDICAL DISCOVERY  flu T������LUt or LlyulJ Form)  A-mlatM tho Mtomnch in t.h* propor digestion ������������ food, v/hlch in turtiod into lioaHh-*-  HU-tnliihilK blood und all poUonoua waoto matter in apoedily dUpotiudof Lhroush  Wtluro'ttchunnola. I^juaVco man and womon <.l������nr-_ni������fl_<l anil ������ibl_-lKMlliwl���������r������iitflr������������  to them tho health ami fctronifth of youth. Now U th������ timo for your reJuvonntUn,  fitutl M c������_u for a trial box of this rncdlclno.  Dnirri/i.tf at mnrlHRKvn 'J-Vi-wniv Ho . Chlmno  VV. H   U. 1047  havo boon taken in a trap," alio mild,  "���������our onlv hope la to eticape at once.''  * "I'll  not," cried  *<*���������   H^herlnifton,  me, Flaunli.an.  '.!;-.'.VC    '.i'A    j.i;'*.    yi'i'      ;'ii|ij>i*r    im>t,  an' II'h rui'loua ytr wlfc-'ll bo.  That'a jiiHi. It;    alio   can't licit the  j two  av, u a.  S������nil St on*������������������it ������Umt������������ f_<- Dr. TUrc*'* ,C*_������aB*oii |l*n������������  M*������-io������������  iHmmmmmmUm  kjitji ViYWiWAirrT-  i  /.i^Vi)fi'fli-W'lif]iTT>  CU4rtf������ m. v. rune... mutMt.m*,  mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm  .  !1  i  ^-_-u,-.������^������-������i_->Ji_t-Mii.-i_-^>^-.������,\-;!^.^ /     -   *-*-,  ���������THE REVIEW, CKBSTOrf, B_ G.'  For Love of the Work  BEST YEAST W THE WORLD  DECUWE TOE NUMEROUS INFERSOR  tMBTATi&NS THAT ARE BEII&G OFFERED ^Jfl  AWARDED HIGHEST HONORS AT ALL EXPOSITIONS^!  _W.GIl-i_BTT   COMPANY   MIV3ITEE3. JM  ^|_\_WSMS<ilPg���������_       TORONTO ^NT. .    MpNTRBAI-/^  M$ny Russian Women of the Wealthy  Class  Study   Medicine  and  Nursing  The Russia of today has no social  life,  its  women  have no  thought of  dress ar*'' amusement. All srn working: for    their  country,    and  an- exceptional number   of   the   women of  education    in    that country are spec-  J ially qualified to be of service to the  wounded   soldiers.     Speaking  of  her  country,   the   wife   of  a   Russian  attache in London said:   '-Perhaps the  women of Russia study medicine and  (nursing more generally than    is the  case    elsewhere,  "for , in Russia the  poorer classes look more naturally to  those" who are -blessed with a larger  share of this world's goods for care  and orotection.    This feeling is now  .?  A&3&&  ������  IIS-  1   ta __  e&A__   . B  -a H to _5_-S S-    IS S_ _a_S B  _______ *W& &&���������%������. a  fSm%   SS *a_.3 S  1    6&  By R.W, Beal  Much lias been said and volumes t  have been written deseuibing at  length the map>y kind& of baths civilized 'man has indulged in from time  tot time. 3i_very possible resource of  the human mind has been brought into play to fashion new methods of  bathing, but, strange as.it may seem,  the- most important, as well as most  beneficial of all baths, the "Internal  Bath," has been given little thought'.  The reason for tnis is probably due  to the fact that fs"*v ^aQnia see-*** trt  ot a- nunureci  "S-s-iS_______ *5_____a_*������_ "S5*_.w*sn'!*������_'S_������_a  S_ytS_������&__U. jJUU-ii/a x vpuittu-vn  ?irst'Tlme Since Year of Great Famine That This  Has Happened    '_  v John Redmond, speaking at Manchester, said tast year was the Srs^,  since the-_great famine that the popu-  3-itio_i at Jrelaiid had ������.ciuaiiy increased. ��������� He had been. toid, h ��������� said, by  responsible men*in Canada and other  overseas dominions, that an enormous  proportion of the contingents were  composed, of Irisnmun. The Irish race  had-nowvwith the colors at least a  quarter of a million of her sons, said  Mr. Bedmond, Sir John French came  of good Irish" stock, Admiral Beatty  _ame from the -county of Wexford and  Admiral Carden from Tipperary, concluded-Mi*. Redmond.  No Alcohol,- More Work  Minard's  ?a!������te.    ���������"  Liniment   Relieves   f*Teu-  Little Invasion off Me-ft's Work  From the investigation made in the  chief cities and towns of the United  Kingdom: concerning the effect of the  war*upon women wage earners, it is  clear that onlS' in thesmallesjt degree  is the war throwing iuto the hsn^-s o_.  women work hitherto done by men.  Exhaustive inquiries have failed to  elicit evidence of any marked tendency to,employ girls and women m  the place of youths and men. Here  ^nfl- there one comes'across instances  or sucn suosutui-uju.--jm- ������>*- ������������������������--������rf  and on-ioo small a scale to be other  than exceptions to the general rule.  u-nmen and Asthma.���������Women are  numbered among the sufferers from  asthma by the countless thousands. In  every climate they will be found, helpless in the grip of tnis relentless dis-  sase unless they have availea themselves of the proper remedy. Dr.-J. p.  Kellogg's Asthma Remedy has brought  .new hope and life' to many such.  ���������Itestimouials, sent entirely without  solicitation, show the enormous benefit it has    wrought    among , women  averywhere.  *-  _���������_,���������_.     . - ������������������������������������, ���������  The Heiress���������Have you seen papa?  The Duke���������Yes, It's all off.  Heiress���������You don't mean to say  that he- refused to give his consent?  -.' The Duke���������Oh, no. He said he'd  give his ' consent���������but not another  iSenfc'���������:���������!>-���������������������������'���������.,"  Marked Increase in the Productivity  of the Worker in Russia  In an explanatory note accompanying1 'the Budget Bill, the Russian min-  ist-.T/ of finance states that the termination of the mobilization has permitted the gradual re-establishment  of the circulation of merchandise.;  Thus the loading of goods trucks during November was only 23 per cent,  below that of November, 1913. Except  in the inconsiderable portion of the  country occupied by the enemy, the  industrial life of the country has not  snorvvn any sensible diminution. The  situation is -relatively favorable, an/l  is explained by the increase in tjxe  productivity of the worker owing to  the suppression of the sa_e of alcohol.  The increase of productivity has  reached 30 to 50 per cent, and compensates largely for the diminution  ia the number of workers Zvl* to the  call to the colors.    *       -  of  on tho decline in towns, but in coun-   realize, the tremendous oart that in-  try places, wnere doctors have rounds] ternal batning Mava ln- ;h(x a. niti. .t.e-  ���������=  ..        ea   moms-, tne poor j and maintaining of health.     "* "   **  m the absence of the!     If y^u were to ask a dozen people  to define an internal bath, you would  have as many different definitions and  the probability is that not, one of them  would be correct. To avoid any misconception as to wcat constitutes an  internal bath, let it be said that a hot  water enema is no more ail internal  bath than a bill'of fare is a dinner.  If it were possible and agreeable to  take the great mass of thinking people to witness an average p__lu___ i.e_a  the sight- they would see and the  things they would learn would prove  district- in the absence of the  medical man. are looked after and  tended by the daughters of the house  on /whose estate they live. Thus every  young girl goes in for medicine because ,ghe loves/the work.  THE BEST MEDICINE  FOR LITTLE ONES  JL������1������Iv3-,-j    a_ti    Liie    ucai.  medicine in Ihe world, for little ones.  They are absolutely safe and never  fail to regulate the stomach and bowels, break up colds ,nd Simple fevers,  expel wormsjind make teething easy,  have time to do everything else neees* -  sary for the attainment of happiness  but the most essential thing o������ all,  'that of giving their bodies their proper care.  Would you believe that five to ten '  minutes of time devoted tn s*irs*''a'nn'a.ti**  internal bathing can make you healthy and maintain your physical efficiency indefinitely? Granting that such'  a simple procedure as this will do  what is claimed for it, is it not -worth  _*��������������� Tvi 1 o _���������#���������_ Ion -*_- ���������_*���������_/-*_./% *\T-*-^������ _��������� + --������__ +��������� *-***._-Al-  i������ ma������v     ****_*     _.<_/(** .Uk    J-UWrAV    CVUWUb    l������_U.t*_|r     TV JLAIVIJL  will accomplish this end? Internal  Bathing will do this, arid it will do it  for people of all ages and in all conditions of health "and disease.  People don't seem to realize, strange  to say, how important it is to keep  the body free from accumulated hody-  waste" (poisons). Their doing so would  prevent the absorption into the blood  of the poisonous excretions of the  body, and health would-be the inevitable result.  If you would keep your blood pure,  your heart normal, your eyes cl.ar,  yuui* -complexion clean, your mind  keen, your blood pressure normal,  your nerves relaxed, and be able to  ment    in    favor of internal bathing  Ooncerning^-hem   Mrs.   D."^ Bot_i-1 would he  unnecessary    to  convince  hardt,  Port Dalhousie; Ont.,  writes:   thf-    ^?1ior+tunltelT'J howe������?1V,lt is  "I havo been using -Baby's Own Tab-   not. Possible to do this, profitable as  lets for my baby and would not be  without them." The Tablets are sold  by medicine dealers or by mail at 25  cents a box from The Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  They're Popular  B ���������_"���������    iVT _-������_* - _-_    G! -r_.jf_.-4-_ ������-_  jjj. iiurd k-^ti'BdLa-  WHY  DODD'S  KIDNEY  JML.L.S ARE  A   HOUSEHOLD   REMEDY  Has Surplus of Women  &-*-**.���������*-_-.       _L3_>-*--.      I    OJ.WMI.  ���������������������������*m,g*m**     ���������  ���������������**��������������������������� *��������� ���������������     ���������������^w_  ������������������������������������  CTfni-v-    I   _**.irir_    l?V-  _   ,-_,.-- w    .__  -  "You must remember Miss Banks-  just think a moment."  ���������'Oh. the rich Kir'.���������^'  "Yes;, she's "engaged; to Jack Cad-  ley." .-*--���������'"'���������'���������''':- '���������' "'  ���������;Oh, the poor girl!"  peri _ nee That By Curing the Kia-'  ney Ills They Benefit the  / the Entire Body  Spry Harbor, Halifax Cj., N.S.���������  (Special).���������"I have iaken a couple of  boxes of Dodd's Kidney Pills and have  received great benefit -from them.  They are certainly a fine pill for anyone suffering from Kidney trouble."  So says Mrs. Alex E. Nilchey, and she  speaks the sentiments of a lai-ge  number of tho women of Nova Scotia.  Dodd's Sidney Pills have so long  been in general use that they are recognized as the standard remedy for  Kidney troubles. They have become a  family medicine in thousands of  homes. People have learned from  long experience that if they cure their  minor Kidney ills with Dodd's Kidney  Pills they need not fear those more  terrible developments such as  Bright'8 Disease, Diabetes, Dropsy  and Rheumatism. A They have also  leari-ed that whenJ the Kidneys are  cured by Dodd's Kidneyt.Piils the  whole body benefits. For cured Kidneys mean pure blood, and pure blood  is the foundation of all health. That's  why Dodd's Kidney Pills are universally popular.  SH Mi OB  HEAD AND FACE  Of .Baby.. Could Not Sleep, fretful and Cjoss. Itched and Burned.  Hair: Camo Out. Cuticura Soap  and Ointment Healed.  . Dnrntoy, T. 13. I.-*-"Wlion my llttlo tfrt  Urea tluw daya old a lino rash camo out nil  over bur hoad and faco. At Ural) I thought)  Up,-waa.baby rash bub ariw a wool, or two I  ���������found that Ifc wna'vory ltchln_ and alio could  mot ploop. Bho waa -.oiling vory frotrul and  rcrons and It mado hor nick. It Itchod anil  burned ho much that nho usod to scratch It  until tt h'tcami. ono uolid miwa of uoro eruption and It mado nearly all hor hair como out.  it wan. (.oLllnpt worso all tho tlmo and it  aiM.llud hoi' lookM.  f'l wan told uho had ocssoma and. I bc.  dorno otntmont to uao on hor butjt did no  good.^ Uy tho tlmo alio wan four montlw  old tho ooaonia wan all ovor her faco, bead  and .nock. T thou dcclds-l to~ .'._nd far ?.  maraplo of Outloum Soap ami OIntmont.Tho  flrntr application rollovo<l linr of tho itchlnc*.  1 then boitfcht a box of Oulloura Olntmont  ami two aUuu or Cuticura Soap and u_od  :i.'..-i"o',-iV.r���������-. tr,'.-..rr.-.'.r.r.r; for r.r.-r.r.rr.?.. I  bitlK-d hor faco and howl with tho Outlcura  0<Jap -;md put Uio Outlcura Olnl-munt on  ucntly and by tho tlmo tho box of Outlcura  Oh-lii-out and two cakoa of Outlcura floai)  ���������tiora Bono thero wan nob a ������U.n of oczoina  ������������d alio won complotoly lioalod." (Blunod)  Mm. lUilIlp Itoach. May 12, 1014,  Sw������*-i.5t3_i l\'n%b Ly KScail  To priwnnt fnlllnrr ha'r, r������movo rnii-t-- and  ,,*;,ll(i:|,Hlill Ullliy it.i;uiiiH ituu niiniuu-iui ui.u  ������<u_f������, r.ni.li-iini, Hoai> and ciitlcura Olnt.  ju.w.t .ii'in ta.������i-.^_..i.^*l-*i. 8,2.1.' ii\i.z~i"i\.���������(:??.  XAUwal H(inn-1'> of ouch umUod lit*-, with  82-11, ������ldn tJuolc. AdilnwM ponl-vord "Ou-  ���������yotim, 1i->r>t-> O, llnr-ton, U.H.A.'t  ;:...a    Och, Sure and Ye Won't  A tamous hospital surgeon was  imparting some,_clinical Instruction  to half a dozen Btudents who accompanied him on his rounds,  pausing besidte the- bed of. an Irishman who was a doubtful case, ho  said, "Now, gentlemen, do you  think this is or is It -not a case for  operation?" One by ono the students mado theli. diagnosis, and all  of them canto to the conclusion n  waa not, "Woll, gentlemen, you  tvro all wrong," said the surgeon,  "and I will operate tomorrow," "Och,  _uto and yo won't," exclaimed Paddy  as ho rose' from his bod. "Six tor  wan is a good majority. Nurse, givo  mo my--clothes, I'm going home."  Unmarried   Females Under 45 Years  ���������"'   of Age In England Outnumber  Males   by   Half   Million  A Volume' in two parts containing  evidence and papers submitted to the.  Dominions Royal Commission in London during its sittings in June and  July last has been issued. The first  section includes the report of the  special commhtee of the Royal Statistical Society on the emigration - of  jwomen from the United Kingdom to  I *___  ^ominio-is  and. a  report  I     JI!-i������l...^lAM        _-^      .-nW'.       *-_       ..... T* * S^.. .*       ������%n.m.Cf    i  UiOLllUUtlUli     \JX     J3CJ.CO     XXX      ***__.V?lAO     ixtxx fc^������  of the empire, with special reference  to the surplus of women in the British  "Isles available for emigration, by  Dr. E. C. Snow.  Dr. Snow, in the course of a paper  on "The Magnitude of. the Population  of England Available for Emigration,"  recently read before the Royal Statistical Society, argued that, apart from  military considerations, there practically was no male population for emigration from England and Wales, but  an appreciable number of unmarried  women under forty-five, s perhaps as  many as half a million, could be  spared. In the interests of the future  development of tho.dominions the present deficiency in the number of  women emigrants should be rectified.  The secotid section deals with  communications. Among the contents  are a memorandum by Mr. Charles  Bright, the consulting engineer to  the Commonwealth of Australia, and  ^statement of the views cf the Empire Press Union" on the subject of a  state owned Atlantic, cable. The  transmission of newsnapers between-  tha United Kingdom and the dominions is referred to. The section also  contains a memorar. dum drawn up by  Mr. H. AL. Drayton, chief commissioner  of the Canadian Railway Board, on  the.subject of oce^n freight rates to  and from Canada. .  of such lasting benefit and impress   enjoy the vigor of youth in your de-  them so profoundly that further argu-   clining years, practice internal bathing, and begin today.  No"w that your attention*, has been  called to the importance of internal  bathing, it anay be that a number of  questions will suggest themselves to  your mind. You will probably waat to  know WHAT an Internal Bath is,  WHY people should take them, and  the WAY to take, them* These and  countless other questions are all answered in a booklet entitled "THE  WHAT, THE WHY and "THE WAY  OF INTERNAL BATHING." written  by Doctor Chas. A. Tyrelh. the inventor, of the "J.B.L. Cascade," whoso  lifelong study and research along tlfis  line make him the pre-eminent authority on this subject. Not oniy has internal bathing saved aad prolonged  Dr. Tyrell's own life, but the lives of  multitudes of individuals have been  equally spared and prolonged. No  other book has ever been written containing such a vast amount of practir  cal information, to the business man.  .-<���������>. Alt  such an experience would doubtless  prove to be. There is, then, only one  other way to get this information into their hands, and that is by acquainting them with such knowledge  as will enable them to appreciate the  value of this lon-g-sought-for, health-  producing necessity.  Few people realize what a very  little thing is necessary sometimes  to improve their physical condition.  Also, they have almost no conception  of how little carelessness, indifference or neglect can be the fundamental cause of the most virulent  disease. For instance, that universal  disorder from which almost "all humanity is suffering, known as "constipation," "auto-intoxication," "auto-infection," a^l a multitude of other*  terms, is not only curable,, but pre-  VO T! fl HI -^      + .���������'-���������.^���������no.'W    *1. ������.    iT^*.(_l *-_-"J-T.+  y-Tl     J--l-_.   t     .._0      ."���������������<*     *������-  ..Mia      UUU..Ub>  .iiOn* many psop_s realize uiai. normal functioning of the bowels and a  c.lean intestinal tract make it impossible to become sick? "Man of today  is only fifty per cent, efficient." Reduced to simple English, this means  that most men. are trying to do a  man's portion of work on half a man's  power. This applies equally to women.  That it is impossible to continue to  do this indefinitely must be apparent  to all. Nature never intended the  delicate human organism to be operated on a hundred per cent, overload.  A machine could not stand this and  not break down, anfl the body certainly cannot do more than a machine.  There is certainly too much unnecessary and avoidable sickness in the  world.  How many people can- you name,  including yourself, who are':-.physi_bjj_r  ly vigorous, healthy and strong? The  number is appallingly small  It is not a complex matter to keep  In condition, but it takes a little time,  and in these strenuous days peoplo  X\*r.X    In    nn *v/_ ,-c. e.������_ -���������_���������    4-/x    C������������_r.--,.A    ���������"-..a    V.-\-\L-  is to write to Dx-. Tyi-elx, at Room 645,  280 College street, Toronto, and same  will be immediately mailed' to you  free of all -cost or obligation.       ������-  Perhaps you realize now, more than  ever, <tjie t_uth of these, statements,  and ifthe reading of this article will  result in a .proper appreciation on  your part of the value of internal  bathing, it will have served its purpose. What you will want to do now  is to avaJJ yourself of the opportunity of learning more about the subject, and your -writing for thfs book  will give you that information. Do  not put off doing this, but send for  the book now,' while the matter is  fresh on your xaindl  "Procrastination is the thief of  time." A thief.is one who steals something. Don't allow procrastination to  .cheat you out of your opportunity to  get this valuable information, which  Is free for the asking. If you would  be natural be healthy. It is unnatural  to-'-, -be A sick. WhyAy bey yivnr.atural  when it is such a simple thing to be  well? .."������������������';''��������� ;'>:-'A'.;,-v'.'':::  Food Question  Settled With Perfect Satisfaction"  ������-m%M������_n������fc _  Thoro is no poisonous ingredient  in Holloway's Corn Ciuo, anu it can  bo used without danger of injury.  * ' -������������������ 6-��������� I  Loca of Army Horoen 15 P.C. Por Year  Since tho boglimli-K of the war the  loss of horses has boon at tho rate of  fifteen per cent, por annum, naid H.  J. Tonnant, parliamentary imdor-soc-  r. tiiry for war, in a diBcuaalon of tho  army administration in the houso of  commonti.   He compared thoso figures  with n lrtRf- of hotwoon 55 and CO por  oont   of  tho   homos    In   the   south  .VMca war, and said  it indicated  a  ���������roat advance for tho army votorln-  ary  autho'rltleH.    The  loss  of   army  i,0VH,.u   ta-riufl   to     plniiro-nncumonSa  chiefly.  Mlnard'o  Eto.  Urilrnent   Curea    Durnu,  "I want. tft.euo.Dr. Blank for hoavy  damages!" oald tlio cltlzon, entering  tho h.wyo.'u offico. "Whut li.ia he  donor' anliod the nllovnoy. "\vhnn  ho operated on wo ho loft n pair of  i-iiri'tc ui ucl.'.i.oru In tut*. I It; v.' much  can I sue him for."  "Oh. don't (Uio him ttt nil." couihum-  oil tho lawyer. ".I net in'iiii him u i>ia  for storage!"  It's not an easy matter to satisfy all  tho members of the family at meal  time, as every housewife knows.  Aiid when the hiiFtbanrl can'tv oat  ordinary food withe ut causing trouble  the-food question becomes doubly annoying.  A  lady writes:  "My husband'B health was poor, ho  had no appetito tor anything I could  got for him, It seemed.  "Ho oufforoil severely with stomach  trouble, was hardly able to work, was  taking mcdlcino continually, and as  soon as ho would feol hotter would  go to work again only to givo up in  a few wool-8.  "Ono dav, soolng an advortlnomont  about Grapo-Nuts, 1 got some and l\o  trlod it for breakfast tho next morn-  Inf..  "Wo all thought it was protty good  although wo had no idea of using It  regularly. But whon my husband camo  homo nt night ho asltod for Qrapo-  Nut-H.  "It was tlio siiiuo nu.vt (iwy a,m_ -i  had to got it right along, bocaticio when  wo would got to tlio table tho quoa-  tlon 'Havo you any Grape-Nuts' was  a roc-mar thing. So I bogan to buy it  by tho uo/.en pugs,  "My husband's honlth bogan to Im-  provo right, along. I pouiotlnuu- felt  offomlnrt when I'd make pomothlng 1  thought ho would Itko for a change,  and still hoar the samo old question,  'Have yon any arapo-Nuto?'.  "II*' got no veil that for tho lust, two  yonrs ho has hardly lont a day from  hlu work, and we aro still using  Crane-Nutr."       ���������     _.  t onI win  Treatment1>f Indians  The world has been greatly surprised that our handling of the Indian  problem has been so singularly inferior to that of the .Canadian .method;  for in Canada, though dealing with  many of the same tribes of Indians  that dwelt on this side of the border,  there has never been any serious  trouble, no Indian wars, but, on the  contrary, a state of peace and harmony altogether admirable.  The Canadians have from tho beginning treated tho Indians considerately and with regard for tholr welfare. Their ways of living and modes  of thought wero studied sympathetically and understood almost from the  beginning of tho settlement of the  country and the result has boon such  as to mako the Canadian record enviable alike for itH success and its Justice���������Buffalo News.  Oil Burning Locomotives  Grand Trunk Pacific Will Use Them  to Reduce Fire Risk on B.C.  Division  Tha Grand Trunk Pacific railway'  has announced that contracts havo  been let and other arrangements  mado for the installation of crude oil  as locomotivo fuel on their passenger engines to "bs operated between  PrlnCe Rupert, B.C.. ami Jasper, Alta.,  a distance of 718 miles. It Is expected that this 'installation v/ill be con1-  pleto by , Juno. The announcement  does"not cover the uso of oil burners  on freight onglnes; It is understood  that these will conliriuo to uso coal,  at least for tho present.  Stop the Cough���������Coughing is  caused by Irritation in tho respiratory  passages and Is tho effort to dlslodgo  obstructions that como from inflammation of the mucous mombrano.  Treatment with Dr. Thomas' Ec'.cctnc  Oil will allay tho Inflammation and  In consequence the cough will oeai-,'**.  Try It, and you will uso no othor preparation for a cold. ���������*  Frenchman���������You arc funny people,  von Knnrleenh. You take strong wills-  hoy; you put water in it to mako it  weak; you put-ougar it in to mako it  sweet; you piu lemon in it to mako  It sour; thon you nay 'Iiovo'h to you/  _'..'l drink It yov!rr,M.."  Kilty���������Jack told mo last nft.ht that  I was the prettiest girl he'd over  ttoen.  Ethel���������Oh, that's nothing; ho unid  tho same tojtno a your ago.  Kitty���������I know that, but as one  grows older one's taato improves, you  know.  Mlnard'o  whore,  unwie'it  tor  arm.   every-  YOUR   BACK  lo a Barometer. When it hurls,  it means that the Kidneys need  ���������Mp. Tnt-. Gin Pills���������Cnnadfi'-i  own remedy for all Kidney and  bladder Troubles. KOc. a box,  H for &J.B0. "Made in Canada".  When tho llttlo son wati about two  wookH old ������- frlond arrived to uao tho  newcomer. "How Is the llttlo young-  ulor?" was tho first inquiry. ("Oh,  line," replied the proud mother, "lie  aoama to bo growlu*. more like    1'ilB  \  ..... ������ii���������,.    ���������>-..r.������-..    iImi- "    "Tun    Iwnl "    Kflill  Na mo   kivimi   uy   i.ttuiMiijtii   i onuiii* i ....���������-I    ,.-.    ,        ������������������ ,,     ...    ,     -  Co, Win. ������or. Ont.   Tlcnrt, "'TJio Road   the friend iiorrowfnlly. "Ami havo yon  ,;���������   VvnJlvm.V'     S������   b!..'.S.     "Them's  a   irltvl evi*rythhiiT'������"  W. N. XJ,   lU'U  Th-r* pooiilo  win) *-<��������� out. Wolilii.',  for  HoiV.ioil.  f_v*i. r������Ht������ the above letter?   A now]  j one r.pp������ni"������ from time to tlme#   Th������y ]  ��������� ��������� ....      .1 #,.11 ..     S < II .   ...*    tt,    xH  ���������^   |   Ml  U      U'l',,w,,^������      "  t",f'      **���������*+*      ���������"*���������       - "      -!���������' -*������������������*'-������������������ '  |    UV1MU*  |,.. i m pfjHm^',  llci'n- .Tiu'K' u.-'i'inn perfectly Uovoted  to you.    Why  ilou't^ou i.iarry him'.'  ������>,..*,. . ni, *i  in-, -io-havf. Mm <\<>*  voted to nn*  MS  tl'ymtmm  lj^*_ **','1*������.,*'*_J.  WmVMV  ^^_7v*__Pii_____(On__i____M____^__F  ��������� g4*a.y  BJrj-A'.-  'il.'-'  IIP'*. a  .fit.  te.  ���������JfP  Ha  1  iil-  IP  n^-  I^C',  IS-  Pi  IS  f...-h  im,  *.i._i.  ���������'���������jr. it  IS!*  v-/li  IT'-'!  I!  ?*?s^^-'jTff-"-TT!^^ '.''-n* 'A'11. f."...-- ^~L"...^-J^??--^'Jl!i-?-"rj."''j"i'j;--".T_T.!"j__L;.", .1''-,..^-.'^-���������^���������TI_-^-r--,-T^Z���������^lv*.---jt .j^'-.-.~1xii^r-!r^:Ar~ -^-.ja.^ -^._-���������jA.-\ii!f-���������--Jli!'--"*.^r"*'-l^''-'SIT**^?^^r?T?^!*T?."--'<-"--^'''--?'-" ^"'-'"^"'v^'-"-"''^*^.Tir^1v?rv^S"  1-^;::>;v^  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription : $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 toTTnitedBtates poirits.  C, F. Hates. Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, APRIL 30  Federal Election Coming  up to 1500 pounds yiii TOgEy  Horses must be rising 5 to_0 year6  in age, free from blemishes or vice.  No light graj*- or white horses will  be taken as  these  furnish  to con-  avx.-..in,..ft n. t_.j__ Ir  _<���������_ t-.ha Pir-Piinv.  The Dominion parliament^prorogued early this month, and from  the energy the Opposition displayed  in the investigation of the purchases of supplies for the Canadian  .troops and some retaliatory measures adopted by the government to  discredit at least one former Liberal  - Why Not Poultry  In these days when government  lecturers, farm journals, and daily  and weekly papers generally are  urging upon the men on the land  to quit too much specializing and to  ������_._ IM fc    *y.a---Sin.*-   *���������!>*������-v    r_������>������r������V.*������^ pis  JQ^^_*     JX*.m      k.������^'_> A*^\w*������*4������ta        w-* m V. * m. * VwAAVa^vs?    <���������_���������������������/  near self-supporting as possible, it  seems surprising that the poultry  industry is not forging ahead more  cabinet minister, to say nothing of rapidly right here  in the Creston  the fool legislation  to attempt to; Valley.  A  V_^ X     -S���������r -_L__* -J. -V U_J-  ������_ *���������_ tr\ s~\i.\tr. g~.cxc  ���������V..1 t ������*_-������_-_'- C---  IJUJLi.  -OAAC*0\_-  give the soldiers at the front a vote  almost convinces one that a federal  election is not fax* off, "with- a poll  ing day about  the  middle of Juixt  likely. The Borden cabinet is'��������� reported to be almost solidly in favor  of an appeal to the people, the  bad man   of the a__r-_*rei_-ation, BAori.  As a sideline on any ranch poultry would seem to be about the  most attractive of all���������one that the  womenfolk or young, r membors of  the'household could handle quite  successfully in the busy season.  Few will  deny the  satisfactory  profits to be made  from  a flock of i  Robfc.   "Rogers,   being   particularly, good    aIi-year-i*onm_  laying hens,  the retail business formerly carried on by Lancaster  & Co., possession being taken on,April 21.    -  We propose carrying, a complete stock of Dry  Goods, Groceries, JB.oots. and Shoes, and all other  lines found in an up-to-date general store. -,'  By stocking the newest and' best lines, selling  at the closest possible margin of., profit,, by courteous  service and strict attention to business we feel." sure  you will find it to your advantage to favor us with  at least a share of your trade.   . -  s  insistent on such a move.  Viewed* from a partizan standpoint the Conservative party has  most every Thing toy gain and nothing very much to lose by going  back to the people. With citizens  generally deeply engrossed in the  war the issues of the campaign  would receive scant  consideration,  and from the testimony of such  local fanciers as R. M. Thompson  and W. A. McMurtrie the labor  necessary to successfully handle  these fowl is not arduous or unpleasant (very far from the latter),  though it must be systematic and  thorough.  Discussing the  marketing  prob-  ^n.,-.! __--_f i __rv   thp  v_/vxl\.i-i������_t     ������.__.>^  fVll  *r_l_=*���������_-������ciir_=** r_1  K/A<WMiW/v������i     s-*       *������������������ -i  __   rz\  11  from  the fir ill's  i i  and the general tendency to leave j lem with a local shipper the other  well enough alone in troublous! day The Review learned that were  times would  assure  the return of j a steady supply  of  eggs  available  twelve months in the year he could  dispose of ten or more oases a day  at an average price of 35 cents a  the administration with at least its  present majority.  THE  H-ST-TEW.   however,   trusts  many oia custom  generally,  ers,  anu  tne  citizens of  the  % t __ 11   y ancy  Yours for business,  S. A. SPEERS  Creston, April -22, 1915  tho appeal will  be delayed.    The;dozen,  term  of the Borden  Government    -. And his figures would  seem ex-  has almost eighteen months' to run,' tremelv modest.     In Rossland dur  and at> a time like this when abso-  lute unity is desirable a bitter partizan political contest in Canada is  very far from desirable.  The term of the Ajsquith Government will expire in a few weeks  but there is not the slightest suggestion in Britain of a general,  election. Such a suggestion would  be deeply resented in the motherland. The Borden Government  will strengther its popularity with  the Canadian people by copying  John Bull's example.  Remount Purchases  Posters are up announcing that  Creston-is to have a visit from the  government remount commissioners on May 13. A competent veterinarian will be along to help with  the purchasing of the horses for  army purposes.  Prospective vendors of horaeHesh  should not Hope for too much on  the strength of Opposition versions  of evidence given at the recent parliamentary investigation of the purchases of supplies for the. First  Canadian Contingent, at which  some witnesses deposed that hi  some cases nags quite conspicuously  decorated with spavins, ringbones,  springhalt, and notoriously afflicted  with heaves���������to say nothing of a  veteran campaigner that was turned  down on account of old age whon  purchase.*, wero being mado for. tho  ���������South African war, but who so successfully renewed his youth as to  qualify for artillery purpose., in tho  present struggle���������woro bought at  very satisfactory prices.  Western horsemen have found  tho remount purchasers powerful  particular and any of our readers  who contemplate disponing of animal*., wiii do vvuii li. boar in mind  that the buy em hern uro not likely  lo stand for any Mhonnnnignn in  tho matter of ago or price. On fcho  Inf.tor point. Alberta hornnirion havo  found them mont ImninoHHlilco.  Tlw.no Iioi'hom aro required for im-  .. ,  ,      , r . t ,<4   . ��������� r.      i -1 . ������ ���������'���������v**-.  n. ������'* ������       ������ t t< #1        VV1 11MJ +.1l������������'*/i  * * t .    I -������������������_.* V.*.*    i'iM|^������i<������..> i      ���������**���������'.       *<���������*       i  ,. * ... _.  ��������� .  tore, bo in good oondition, quiet and  v.vl!-.*j-.-!;*.'*>. ttefiidi:;. good luiddlc  !ior*!f*,'i of  not   .'".n   tliim  l.r> lmndH  * .....   ...-i.il,.*...   1. ,...   ,.,-���������/.   *./,,*i..������u,,y I  ing the month of March the daily  consumption was close, to eight  cases per day, according to- the  Miner, and that paper claims the  demand for eggs varies but slightly all year round. The same paper  claims the price of eggs at Rossland will average better than 45  cents dozen the year through.  In this year of high-priceed feed  Mr. McMurtrie, who keeps quite  an accurate account of his poultry  experiences, found that selliug eggs  at 35 cents a dozen was remunerative, while all the fowl sold or consumed was additional profit. On  his figures, and they are the highest we have seen, with feed .prices  normal, poultry would seem to be  the surest money-maker amongst  the barnyard sidelines.  To obtain the very best results a  a certain amount of co-operation is  absolutely necessary. The supply  of eggs must be maintained according to contracts and by a harmonious working together of the poul-  trynien a considerable saving could  be affected in tho purchase of feed  and other supplies.  quently for the patriotism and devotion to duty, of our people. Not  only have we provided a creditable  number of men, but these men are  giving an account of themselves of  which the country may well be  proud. .  An aspect or our contribution of  men to the present struggle that  most wf us fail to-realize is that the  Canadian forces nowunderarmsare  four times m ore ri itmerous .than the  entire British troops engaged upon  the historic field of Waterloo.  Keener Competition  A Magnificent Showing  According to a recent statement  of Premier Bordqn Canada now has  101,500 men undor arms, of whom  somo 50,000 aro now across the sea.  According to tho 1011 oonsus  Canada at that timo had 1,850,000  malo citizens of 21 years or upward  of Canadian or British birth. Allowing all possible inoroaso there  cannot havo boon moro than  2,000,000 of this class in tho country whon fcho war started, so that  about one man in ovory fcwonty of  our adult population of non-foreign  birth has placed his life at tho dis-  potiul o. Iho .mpiru in Uio Urn. of  Htoni hood.  in tho Koofconay t.ho proportion  of fchowe who havo offered fchoin-  hoIvoh for service in ovon groator  than thin. At leant" a thouHiind  men havo loft fcho dintricn nmoo tho  oi*|b*"*l'; of th'* "onMi.'fc, ������������h.nh  would figure out lo a proportion  that wc, believe cannot he equalled  by any othor purl, of tho Dominion.  Thin    ������*i><.i������v<l     uiivo-lir   imw>iiI/-u     n|o-  lf the C.P.R. mak,e the at-present  contemplated change in the bbat  service in and out of Kaslo, Creston  will have a somewhat keener competition for tho soft" fr-uifc trade at  points along the Crow line,  Hitherto shippers at Kaslo and  Mirror Lake had to load their fruit  on to the boat either at noon or  later on in the afternoon. It. was  then takon to Proctor or Nelson  where it remained over night.  "Under the new arrangement the  boat will leave Kaslo in the morn-  and mako connections with the  Crow boat at Prootor, thus enabling tho grower to gather and ship  his strawberries, particularly, under  almost tho same codditions as to  timo as tho rancher alo\ig theWcst  Arm at any rate.  Under last year's conditions fche  Creston and WoBt Arm berries had  a big advantage, being fresher, and  would realize a bettor price. Out  of fcho lofc, if any surplus remained,  it- would bo fcho Kaslo and Mirror  Lake berries generally. If fcho  scheduled is changed as proposed  this groat handicap to profitable  nmall fruit oulfcuro along oho main  lake will disappear, according to  Mirror Lake advices.  supporters of Hon. Price Ellison to  be ready for the fight, with polling  very early in June.  The News takes the view that the  vote will be the voters1 iist to be  up for fche fihal judieial revision on  May 18. A couple of weeks at  least must be allowed for printing  the lists so it will easily be early in  June before balloting can take  place.  While many are inclined to believe the contest will be postponed  indefinitely, fche decided utterances  of Sir Richard in the matter would  indicate that the electiors would be  called to the polls without much  further delay. ,  Meanwhile Sir/B-ichard is still in  London as fche public, are aware has  given no indication of his intentions  regarding the dissolution of Parliament since he'left Victoria.  Provincifil AffWinj  While provincial polifcioal oxoito-  numfc is very jniioh afc a -.fcandnfcill so  far an Kaslo consfcifcuonoy is con-  corned I/hero in a certain amount of  activity in othor parts, particularly  in Rlnoiivi wliovo both oaiididii.fcoM  aro holding noino public nieotinga  The VernoVi >Iown, about tho morit.  inlhicntial < Vui.iorvafcivo weokl.v in  ttrifc.Mh (\ilimihin.   im   ndviniur/   tlio  A Rancher*sView  West Creston, April 20  Editor Review':  Sib,���������With a provincial election  looming in sight would it not be wise  for tlio ranchers of thin di'striet to got  together and"select a 'candidate-'from  among their number?  Co-operation is the only way the  rancher and fruit jyrow.or can expect  to succeed. If co-operation will work  in business why not in politic.* Y  It. standn to reanon that a merchant,  professional man, real ontato'agent ninny other kind of agent would not  have onr interests to heart like one of  our own kind.  CrtiHfcon Valley contains many intelligent, moral and progresnive ranchers  to noleeti from, nnd imy one of thorn  would mako a hotter M.P.P. than most  of the candidates who are necking  political honorn. -  Now, fellow run oh efn, ni/.o up tho  ni .nation; Stop I Look I Listen! Don't  bclcd away by politioal claptrap, but  co-operate and elect one of out* olnnn to  .oproHont, uh nt ViehivSn. Thin i������ n,  ���������. progrosHivo npje iitul the doings of  yoHfcorday should have-no bearing on  the Future. BAwmiart.  The Conservative View  MlHTOltRlflVllflWl  Hin.���������An ii,cohhIhuI, icatl* t of  your  ne\v-ty and well-edited paper ponnit  mo to present ,'t t-'or.^cvvative'-i view  of tho political quoMtion nowoj loviow  in yovir l>,tter-i to the Kdltor column.  1v>ir'Mv><11������i<**  Al������v    li'nilwitii'u   lull<.i-   \n  x paragrapjLx one *ic ^  refers to Observer taking libertiesvete.  From Mr. Embree's oft-repeated public  expositions of Socialism one would be  lead to conclude thut the Socialist believed in liberty of __pei-uu and government by the peopie"but it appears. tlmU.  we are to regard -this instance as the  exception that proves the rule and  bow our acknowledg'_nent-s,to William  B. Embree, dictator of the Socialist:-,  one-man'expressor of opinions, as'instance fche didactic tonero_ the threo  following paragraphs of his letter.  Surely Caesar is ambitious, but also  courageous, as witness paragraph two  and signature attached to, his letter.  Paragraph 3. About the only difference Conservative sees between Socialist and Liberal is that both are now  out of power, and by the same token,  likely to stay out for awhile, alas for  the ambitions of Embree, Brewster.  Oliver, Keeh,-et al.' '^'AA-���������','������������������  Surely our ^Socialist friends are  asleep or they must have long a since  apprehended the political ambitionof  our modern 'Caesar-' and perhaps have  averted the terrible catastrophe he depict- when, "any Socialibt Avho votop  will mark his ballot on the strength of  the'personality; of the candidate^ not  because of his political affiliations;";  But let us leave the depressing contemplation of such a 'dire calamity ixh  the overthrow of 'aggressive, rampant,  militant Soeialism, and address ourselves to the Liberal apologist, Observ-,  er, Jr. The name itself betrays the  writer, a Llbe.al, for who else would  willingly beoonie -junior jpr second to  Observer, a Socialist? Wlio eiso would  become "all things fco���������al. mow" in order  to rally a fewinorO followei'H to ihe  Liberal forlorn hope.        a  In paragraph 1 he betrayn hin weak-  nenn when ho nays ������'A isano Socialist  will mark his ballot for the Liboral  candidate." Oh tlio contrary, the none  Socialist haw nothing whatever to  learn from the Llheral, and could not  bono gullible an to holt the > drastic  platform of RevolNtoke, 101B, thi^ oIuh-  iyo .platform of .too Martin, or.fcho elaH������',:  nie plalforiu of Eov. Br. MoKay.  Paragraph 5 nuggontn ������'ap������rtnernlilp  with -Liboraltau.." Mr. Editor, part-  nertihlp Is a mlKinomer, for tho reason  that at RevolBtolto in 1013 tho Libuvaln  adopted into their already patchpd:np  platform practically, all tho planks and  principles of Sociallnm, no doubt fondly 4uiphi|4 to tj-i-li i,iui oociaiitib voU*  but, iiko Tennyflon'n prince, giawping  at tho Hlmdow and mlnnlug tho nub-  ntance. ;  No, denptto Soolallnt eant and Liboral intrigue the Brltloh Oolumhlaii  nleopn well upon bin downy pillow,  content bccaiiMo ho known that no  coalition-can npnet the rijle of tompui-  anoo, morality, peace and pro���������p__Il,y  whh'di hi* iiwn hand bun )int In ohargo  of thin |uovln<:o and itn fair iuhorit-  unco. Thtml-hitf yon, Mv' Mill tor, for  niuoh npae.. (-ONHiaitvA'nvic.  '?���������::������������������'f'A:^,*  ,-������������������...���������:.���������.���������.,.:-.*.���������. I'lli  lilfi  ���������::AA'M  m  A'i  .as  If  v  5.  --5S  1*3  *'"'_.  -Ii  11  ���������'f,  M  ^  %  ���������J  "I  , ,i,i���������n.,-._jiinniii,ii nn,..������. jumi jtuxitMuHmmmm   iim_*i--fiilllMlilirilMlll'i1"llllllllllil  mms .-**_���������*   J- -���������"-���������>  HE  GRESTON   REVIEW  -i  i TIIRJU   MCB Pg  E__ I viirsSa    '.!--! v  I_. B. HARTILL, B.S.A.,  ovinclal Fruit Inspccto'  Creston, B.C. Telephone 61  Conducted by   Assistant Provincial Fruit Insp*-^^*  Cherry Gummosis  Probably the greatest obstacle to  the successful cultivation of the' most-  favored varieties of our sweet cherries  is the disease * commonly' known, as  Cherry Gummosis. Ihthe humid regions of British Columbia and of the  Pacific Coast States this, disease has  become so serious as to discourage the  orehardist from plturttiag.-swee^ehc.*-*  ries, and in many districts _\-i# practically limited the cultivation of cherries  to  the sour or Prunus  cerasus  The tea_q! gummosis bv itself denotes  simply the. <,abjaoinoaeA- ^velOp_fte<it-,of  gummy suDstanees resulting in -th*.������*--/  udation of "gumfro'tt-T" various^_u.fe^i;.  the plant;. The .tendency' to gum formation of; this kmdia characteristic of  plum, apricots, * cherries V#_u_A'-- other  stone fruits wherever grown, usually  as a respqns'e to injury, or disease, or  unsuitable soil or climatic conditions.  It  foilowa therefore  that* "the', term  a single spot, one often finds * that a  large area of the tree is dead or dying;  the amount of gumming -seeming to  bear no exact relation to the extent of  injury.  When tbe crotch is attacked ihedis-  I-c-tM-e  Git-tjn 5pr_c**_5 to tho l_p_.br>  a*__.5  may girdle  them one  after  another.  This  is one  of the most  destructiye  forms    of    the    disease.     However  gum . in    crotches   is   * not' always  an indication of- disease, inasmuch as  gum'may be  produced   in   crotches  merely as the result of pressure at the  union of the limbs.   The disease most  often  makes  itself apparent by  the  blighting of buds and spurs, resulting  in the formation of small cankers at  the base of the blighted spurs.   These  cankers  may later spread out around  the branch and girdle it.  Control:���������-Cut out all diseased wood  as in the cetse of Fire Blight,  taking  Our B������C._ Budget  Greenwood had a light snowfall on  XXX XX    _*___;&.  There is a movement on foot to start  a business men's club at Nakwyp.    -  In Phoenix there are 98 children attending the Presbyterian Sunday  School.  The provincial government is employing eight men at roadwork in  Fairview.  Northern Okanagan anticipates a  good yield of apples, pears and plums  for this season.    .  The cherry* trees are in blossom,  about two weeks earlier than usual  along Sloean lake,  . One Penticton  grower claims there  ^7)  ������  ������������  W  Creston  .-_k-"^  Sf>  ^. /OU   will   make   no   mistake  f       when you get off the train  if yon sign the register at  the   Creston   Hotel.       Travelling  will   substantiate  this.    We  SB  ���������39  The Leading \  \ Hotel of the j  | Fruit    Belt  the sam^pr.3ca_i���������iQ*a in  disinfecting jav* flve  times as  many  cherries in  the wounds, .made in "cutting-out the 181Sht this year a^kst.  T3=r_-  men  study the tomfort of our guests.  The rooms are well furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  tax  ���������^  (SX  gummosis should no. oe appi-ea to afiy  specific disease. _    -  While gummitig " may be the effect  of any one of several -causes it would  appear "from the work of Barss and  Grifim in their investigation of Cher-  ry Gummosis -��������� at the Oregon Experimental Station, that the form of gummosis which has caused so-much loss  _to cherry growers is of bacterial origin  .-diseased ..wood  arid - the - tools , with  which the work Is .done,-, -^frees should  be pruned-in such a manner as tb eliminate narrow crotches.   -.  -~'7'   ��������� .   .  - Natural Immvtnity; and -Resistawace:  ���������It is'a  matter of common- observation that the sour varieties of c_fei_*ies  are practically resistant,to Bacterial  :Su2_5__osis  white  amon* gr'the   sweet  cherries .May  Bake is so highly resistant as to -suffer no appreciable "loss  from  this  disease   and the  Lambert,  though not highly resistant is less sua-*  ceptable  than either .Bingor  Royal  Anm - '  Mazzard seedlings have been found  to be practically immune from Bacterial Gummosis and it can be deSnitely  and is a specific  this disease the  bacterial disease.   To~ "advised that these seedlings  he used  Oregon investigators  have  given  Gummosis."  the  name of   "Bacterial  Bacterial Gummosis  Symptoris:���������Very often there is lit  tie indication' of the disease until the  entire tree or one or more branches  fail to i������������af out in the. _prmg,j>r a sud_  den wilting down of a " part or the  whole of the .tree takes place at any  time during the growing season. Investigation in such cases will reveal  the fact that'the trunk or limbs have  been girdled by" t-hfr disease. "Verv often this injury occurs"-without ^um  _ flow, but usually there is more' or less  exudation.  Upon cutting into a tree where even,  a small amount of gum is oozing from  as stocks on which to bud or graft any  variety of sweet cherry desired. After being transplanted from the nursery row the Maszard seedling should  be grown in the orchard until the scaffold' limbs are formed. The desired  variety of sweet cherry" should then be  budded or grafted into these scaffold  limb3. > This will result in a tree with  Its 'trunk ' and the-lower. part of its  main-limbs immune to Bacterial Gummosis, which means that ninety five  per cent of the difficulty of controling  the disease will have been eliminafced.  _������tiastated that the Penticton district will produce 2,600 tons of fruit  this year. In 1914 some 1800 tons were  raised.  Crowell's hotel -at Midway was burglarized on Friday night. Ten bottles  of liquor* disappeared.  Jimmy Harper .will open a bottUng  works at Princeton 'and has shipped  the machinery in already.  Milk is down to ten cents a quart in  Greenwood. Three dairies are now  supplying milk in the city.   .  Chief of Police Clarke's bees swarmed at Vernon- on -April - 19th���������the earliest in the history of British Columbia.  Complaint is made at Greenwood  that-married men are not given the  preference on road work in the' 6-rand  Forks district.  Okanagan orchards are .blooming  out in fine shape and all indications  point to a qrop that will equal ov exceed that of last year. .N  All dairies supplying milk in Grand  Forks' are to be inspected and the milk  itself tested monthly by  the medical  health officer iu future.  * i.  No new road-making will be done in  the Grand Forks district this year.  Only necessary repairs will be made,  small parties of from two to five men  -being employed.  Golden board of irau_ v. Ill ask the  C.P.R. to-keep-its freight and express  .offices at that point open an hour later on Mondays and Fridays to expedite  shipping  over the Kootenay Central.  Our   Guests  Call   cAgain  i  J  Headquarters tor Mining Men$  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  and Gommercials.  tHOr  m������>,i  % I. B. Moran  Prop.  <,- ,-,���������������,-.���������.-  __________ s_w.  -._, -..������,i.. i       ifirr. i ��������� ,,.... ���������..*_m-i  7>  "T."-. <ri*_i at ilio sit.iation. in even its most favorable light, there will he a. demand  foi* fool taat t__ v/oild will find great difficulty in supplying."  BON. MARTIN BiTRRELL, Minister of Agriculture.  \.S%m*  "^/EGETABIsE growers can render a ic&l service to the Empire by increasing tho produc-  ^ tion of vegetables, especially those th������.t can readily be _U redone, tiausjcrted. The war  in Europe has* devastated thousands of vegetable-p* educing acres and n.ado it difficult  for Britain to obtain her usual 5>ujj������Iks., Vegetable grower* are urged to select carefully  the best varieties of seed and pl-ant i_t properly cultivated and fertilized soil. Wort-  hand in hand with th^ agricultural specialists of both the Canadian Department of  Agriculture and your Provincial Department.  POTATOES There as  ,.,.,-_-_���������-,.. ,.,... .���������,, ..,, no   faint  crop the yield of which, perhaps,  can be increased so much ea  potatoes. Potatoes have been  grown in a small plot at tho rate  cf over 700 bushels per acre-nt  the Central Experimental Farm,'  Ottawa. So great is the difference in the: yield of varieties  that -while one gave this large  yield, another, wider flame con-.  dltiona, gave but 164 bushels.  It -will thus be eeea how important it is to plnnt a productive  ' .vailoty. '':.������������������ a:    ''��������� -��������� "'  The  beans  fact  have  that  been  BEANS  a good price for a number of  years, and also that ihey aro of  very' groat food value, should  encourage every person who  cou to grow beans. Western  ���������Market prices wll! not be Influenced this year by foreign  beans, and for that reason we  should produce a bumper crop.  The world win heed them.  . To tho farmor'a wifo, iho  Qovornment irahoa ������ apodal  appeal, in many canon thovogo-  tabic pardon cwrf tho poultry  lite U'.yijc-hj ?;*..**?. ** her HI root  management. A nything that Bho  can do io I no i cava production  will bo oo muoh aid gfvon to tho  Eniplro,  POULTRY and EGGS  Up to tho  commencement  cf  the   year,   Great   Britain   im-  Sorted from Belgium, France,  lussia, Germany and Au atria-  Hungary noultry to tlio value of  $3,000,000. per year and eggs  ambu-.dhg to 180,000,000,doz.,  Canada : in'    1914 '<   imported  $200,000 more poultry Uiuri pho  cxporte^ahdimporte dftfi ;800,000...  more oggsthano'xpbifted." Canadaj  , needs  1,59Q,0-D    more" hens,  averaging 100; egg?, po^ year, to  supply the' *home 'Oei-iand before having any eggs for:export.  The average egg yibld per hen  in Canada is but 80 eggs por  year, which is*vory low.   Careful solbction,feo*llug and housing could In a few years bring  the average up to 180 eggs por  hen por year.   It would be a  profitable tiling to strive for.  LIVE STOCK te?l"j   ������,- ������������������- "������������������    stock aro  today Canada's most valuable  asset. Tho ono outstanding  feature of the world's farming  is Unit thoro will soon bo a  great shortage of moat supplies.  Save your brooding stock. Plan  to increase your live stoclr.  T?,nrr.pft nnd'the TTmt.d .���������*���������*..���������,���������>..'���������������,  aa woii aa Cunuuu, will i>ay  higher prices for boef, mutton,  and bacon in tlio very near  Bo not sacrifice  VACANT LOTS  Remember that lire stock is  thB only basis far a rrosperous  agriculture. You aie farming,  not speculating  It'has been said that European farmers farm better than  .theji-lcnow; Canadian and American farmers not as vr'J. os they  know. Let tis this year fl.e up  to what we know. . tet our  contribution to the "Patiiotifru  and Production" cifmpaign be  bumper crops.  This  cull  and this opportunity arc not for  farmers   only.      Residents   of  towns and cities can ho'lp the  Empire by growing vegetaLles  on stu-.U plots or raising chickens  in their back yards.  City Council-?, Hoards of Trade, t.wl other  organizations can help Iy tarr.ng-  ing for tho cultivation of vacant  lots, which will relieve the unemployment   situation   at   the  same time. Thcs. tt homo have  a duty to perfoi *.i ������.s well as  those in tho f.iri-* line.   From  the iuttncst miiu.cstcd ty the  pooflle in the  1-Pi.tiifiii'i:u i. id  Production" f*rno.;.-comovts, we  feel sure every ono Jias good  intentions.    What wo vrie ������������  that tlieae go:--,  intentions bo  ca:ii_������i into *sctioa.    Gvl hufjy.  Evory extra bushel you grow  moans   that   much   moro   for  export.  of  Canadian  Agriciiltwrej  Ott?������w-a, Canada  futuro.   Do apt sacriiice now.  No Postage Kequirod.      ' %  PublicationH Branch, Canadian Dopariment of Agriculture, j-  Otti-wn. I  Pl������.ine n������iul ������������u nuliolin*' relnting; lo Pntrttfinn, Viclit l**o-.l������, Kr.K Prfi*|������-.c-  ��������� !.,.,_ ������i,.^ iztnrtr mill Kiiti-U 1*1.1 c'n.tiifc. MiHit Hiil otilUlinu y;m a-j> ThO'I  WAIl't,  mmmmmm>mmm.mmmmmmmwMwimm*  4-  p.c.AddreRft   4-   ������**���������_'...������������.������ ' ' ' ..... P-o"   i4,4.^Vf'-*������-f+ + + + + + -l- + TTVrVv  -r f i  V ���������������   r v  16  THE -CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERC  SIR EDMUND WALItER, C.V.O., L L.. D.,  AI^XANDBE jLAIRD, General Man.iger ��������� JOHN  O.CX., President-  -  AIRD. Ass't General Maoaj.es  The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every  facility for the transaction of thsir banking busine_s, including  the discount and collection of sales notes.    Blank sales notes  ___  are sunonea  free  _ e  _ *      * ���������  C_Me->Ai,*-"*****i-^-'i-  0. G. BENNETT  Manager Creston Branch  -^5S:g_-:������@&S&&.&*_r.&:g������S-:&.^e&*s;_Hfe*_:g������.6-������^  .1  "t  5? - ... T-E-ATV/T     orT?rr������uc g  im(������**"������'a>^.s*.v ���������������- **_. <S.i-_,''-=a..*_a.-*������ea������*^������^������-_al.s. -=5i-.^^i-ss������T=.<-_i-���������__l.-_5.*.-^-<'&"a  | Transfer, Livery an  i.      ni   ��������� .        r  tv r    T 1 ���������        rM    ���������    1  m  Shipment of McLauglin Sleighs and Cutters on Hand  TEAM   SLEIGHS  Harness, Single and Qoublje and Supp ies on Hand  8  raft  Several Set  ts of Second-Hand Harness  COAL  j_r������n  CAT  T?  Sleighs and Cutters  , H- S. McCreath, Prop8  w>   Phone 56 Sirdnr Avenne Bex 14  9  iy_  c  s  5.  __  SB  EGGS FOR HATCHING  I have Rome choice S.O.W. Leghorn  Eggs for sale. If you -want somo of  these get your orders in at once, they  are going fast. This is choice stocK  and best of layers. Goinpf at $8 per 100  or single setting of IG for $1.50. I am  in town Wednesday morning of each  week.   R.M. THOMPSON, Orestor*.  MINERAL ACT  FORM P.  CERTIFICATE OP IMPROVMENT8  flSB  -  DI-AMO-l IN  High class Boots and Shoos  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Speciaiiy  GET  YOUK  BTiii (  S Vs *���������  numomgi .iiiiiiii  NOTICE  Mayflower Mineral Claiin, situate in  the Nelson Mining Division of Koot-  enay.uistrict. Whore located; About  six ana one half miles south of Balimo  B.C., and near Sheep Creek.  Take notice that I, A. H. Green,  acting ae agent for H. P. McOaslin,  Free Mihei-'s CeHiflc������lte No. PHB,  intend, aixty day������ fi'oin tlio date hereof, to anply to the Mining -Recorder  for a .Cpi'lifledte of Improvement**, for  the i>u-.i.os6 "of obtaining a Crown  Grant of tho above claim.  And further take notice that action,  under.seotion 85, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvemonts.        ���������'  Dated this 20th day of March, A.D.  1016. 22 A. H. GREEN  Purebred Poultry For Sale  etiiii  General Repair Work  Done by  ���������������"-*-������  Wo is* EiiiDrcc  The sutltiraotioij of work  well  rton������������  In tor* \on\t nttot tho prloo is forenoon  JIlOH Cf_AB������  White Wyandotte &  W> ������    _���������. _c.      _ur_.������._.  MJHitrVU      -VUCK       JXOiiS  Cocks, Cockerels   At  Pullets  a  Bred from Prlzo-Winnm-H nn������l  Kiand laylnre strain. fl.������������ to $5.00  each, luscoming Ut ipiality. Fancy  r.gooN.i $,.fSO per pair.  hayEs, Oanningiun, Ssii.  " j* .. k {THE KEVIBW. CUESTON, B. C.  xm-  it  ISSHy  i#|i;  lis-vf  Ifj  ii  m  }$$.  p!  IS  j>;������*.  la  _vfi  I  IK!  .. .'  &i  '."��������� ���������  ��������� _���������*!_������ .���������_-.������. ������������������*...  !T STOPS THE TW1���������ES OF RHEllATiSM,  mm the Muscles, eases the joints  Relief  Congas at  Once���������Cure Every Tiias  A-s__q _*ir������cr  Just     rub      Nerviline    into    sore  USE NERVILINE  Aching joints  \J*\ W     U-U-Wvw     _*_tr  common in rheumatic people.   Inflammation ie deep in the tissues.    Yoi  might use a dozen remedies aad def  rive  less  relies  than Nerviline  will  give you in halt an hour.  ~. Nerviline   is  a  pain-subdner    that  words do not altogether describe-  It is fully five times stronger than  most remedi.es, not that it affects the  skin unfavorably���������no, its great power  is due to its wonderful penetrative  "quairty���������it strikes in deeply, but never  burns or blisters.  Value of Screenings  muscles, stiff joints and note the flow i ?  Feeding Test With Sheep Was Made  With Surprsing Results  Screenings are sometimes consider  ed  as  of no value.    This  is  a  nils-  J  screening?  are made up*  of comfort, the ease of pain that foi-   ^.eds, theI same'"as the grain. aml>  lows  1UU    <ilC    ilO-V-i-CU-CU,     UCU������,11I.-U^I,UW  is because words do not express tbe  promptness and permanency ^with  which Nerviline cures every ache and  pain in the muscles and joints.  Marvellous, you'll say\_ Natural. wo  say, hecaSse Nerviline is diffci'.nt.  stronger, ~ more penetrating, a. true  pain-subduor. Just try it and-see if  it doesn't cure rheumatisnx, neuralgia,  lumbago, strains and sprains.  The large 50c family size bottle Is  far    more economical than the 25c  trial  size.    Get  it today.    Sold    by  dealers  everywhere,   or  direct   ������ro_>l- *������������  the Catarr-uozolie Co., Kingston, Can  these seeds contain the same food eic  ments as iiie grains. To i__i LU- value  of screenings an experiment was carried out by two students, Amos Ewen  and Bphraim Westlmul, at the North  Dakota Agricultural College. They  fed three pens of sheep. The ilrst  one was fed outs and bran, the sac-  ond. pigeon grass sued, and the third,  screenings. The 'feeding* period covered io w������s*,*--*3< it was. to some, a little surprtsthg to find that the sheep  getting the oats and bran made the  smallest gains. The screenings lot  made 34 pounds more gain and:used  up only 3;2 pounds mare screenings  than lot one ate of the oats and bran.  ada.  Silent Scot True Till Death  Private Archie Bofchweli, who'Is lying wounded at Belfast, says: There  was a very odd chap among the last  drafts of the Scottish- Borderers. He  always kept to himself, aad would not  say more than "Yes" or "No" it he  could help it. One night the Borderers were driven oiit -of the trenches  and one of the men dropped with' a  couple of bullet wounds. His neighbor happened to be the odd chap that  we had all declared to be the daitest  of the daft. Without saying ,-_ word he  knelt down by the wounded man, and,   raising his rifle to his shoulder^-wait- {ration and produces results  ed for xiie ������acesams uer_t__������is.: **y ^au -  by we rallied and dashed back to meet  the Germans. The edd chap was dead.  but the man he had tried to save was  still breathing.  Legumes in Dairying  High Value of -Alfalfa, as a Food For  Dairy Catiio ���������-..'..';���������-  Some  interesting facts    regarding  the use of legumes on the dairy farm  have been gleaned in connection.' with  some of the cow testing associations  in the United State-:.  ���������������Alfalfa probably stands pre eminent  as a food fcr dairy cattle,    in fact,  a.falfa together  with  good corn sii-  age, supplemented with a ration of  grain and meal makes an excellent  Tho lot that were fed the pigeon  grass seed made 16 pounds more  gain than the oat and bran lot and  used up 12 pounds more of the-pigeon  grass seed than lot one ate of the  bran and oats; This experiment  brings out the value of the screenings  that so often are left in the-grain .and  nothing received fo.- it.  INFLUENZA - -S&,/  And all diseases of the horse^ affecting his throat*  speedily cbred; colts and horses in same stable feept  from having them by using SPOHN'S DISTEMPER  COMPOUND. 3 to 6 doses often cure. One bottle  guaranteed to cure one case. Safe for brood mares,  baby colts, stallions���������all ages and conditions. Most  skillful scientific compound.   Any druggist.  SPOHN MEDICAL CO., Goshen, ind., U.S.A.  Indigestion  a������������������*_-. mfM S-JB   mTm. mTrnx  mTm\ _Tfc  JBm. **+*,  __TV _*"���������  __���������?    s-_T _s__s__. _rs ������5 __ f_i __vc_  Arising Prom Constipation, Cured and  Regular Habits  Established by  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver  Pills  , In the western provinces, where so  many thousands live f&f i-OBa. doctors  and drug stores, very many rely on  Dr. Chase's medicines to cure disease and maintain -"health and  strength. This letter gives some idea  of what perfect control Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Iiiver Pills exert over the  most common ills of life.  Worms feed: upon the vitality of  children and endanger their lives. A  Simple and effective cure is Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator.  p3.-..j;.-!;  have"'by tnis time  been thoroughly convinced of the  value of silage, and in some manner  or other try to feed their corn in this  form. Various schemes for increasing the vaiua of the protein content  of corn silage by the addition of various other fodders, such as cowpeas,  soja beans, etc., have been advocated.  The results along these lines have  been disastrous in many cases. The  beans are either too green or too dry^ acne,  to make good silage at the time the  silo is filled, or else there is trouble  in the cutting and filling, operations.  With tbe result that when the middle  of ^winter comes a large amount of  silage is wasted by rotting. The beans  or peas being of different texture  thanrthe corn, do not pack tight, with  the result that air pockets are formed  around^them in process of filling and  the oeans or psas spoil and in their  decomposition spoil' the silage nest  to them  ��������� n Colorado  in 1880, Colorado had 4,506 farms,  valued at 42 million dollars; in 19i0.  46,170 farmsi, valued at nearly one-  uhIl uiilkni dollars. The principal  crops are wheat, oats, potatoes, sugar  beets; alfalfa,'-.livestock, fruit, "flax,  vegetables, dairying and poultry. The  greatest acre yield in the country,  according to returns to the United  States department of agriculture, is  in Colorado. The average yield of  potatoes in 1913 was 110 bushels to  the acre; wheat, 24 bushels; oats,  36 bushels; and hay two tons to the  -g_ .-.���������;, VlltSBaMSW&i' .. '*������?g*'__3B_S_a*i_l_S___a__a_-  _. is safer to put the pure corn into  _Mrs. H.  K.  Hewer   farmery wife,   tl       u     and to curs the cow peas,  Eastburg,  Alta..  writes:   "For ^about | beKas,  etc.,- into hay. .  Results show thai the farmers who  ten years I suffered from constipation, indigestion, headache and languid feelings. Treatment .rom two  or three doctors afforded only temporary relief, so T turned to Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills, and .with  ���������most satisfactory results. Headaches  have disappeared, regular habits established and general nealth very  much better. Botl my husband and  I can speak highly of Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills, as we have both  been greatly benefitted by them." One  pill a dose, 25e a box, 5 for $1.00, all  dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co,  Limited, Toronto.  devote^their attention to the production of"a high protein roughage; lead  the way in.milk production.  Spring Impurities  In The Blood  A Tonic Medicine Is a Necessity At This Season   _, MADE IN CANADA  THE BIGGEST MOTOR CAR BUY of tha year. A combination of  price, construction and equipment that Has never hefor* been brought io.  3  KEETON car_, are built to give  day in and day out service. Only  the best materials can give ��������� you  this service. ������  Keeton construction is of recognized quality. But don't take our  word for it,- make us prove it.  MODELS  5,Passenger Touring.  3 Passenger Roadster.  PRICES  $1,375.00 and $1,425.00.  SOME NEW FEATURES  1. Improved body lines, giving  graceful, stream, line eSect. .  2. Clear    vision,    rain  vision"  windshield.  -3. Deeper an i softer upholstering, in high grad- leather.  4. Gasoline ta_.k at rear, giving  s better dlst ibutlon.of weight.  6. Vacuum Gravity Gasoline  feetl���������a feature of the higher  ���������priced cars.  6. Addition of one-man mohair  top, extra tire and tube and dash  lamp as standard equipment.  AGENTS WANTED, EVERY PART OF CANADA  anufactiirer  s  "_ hope," said one wife to another,  "that you never nag your husband."  "Only when he is beating the rugs,"  said the second one. "When he is  thoroughly irritated he makes a much  better job of it.?'  "Isn't Morton something of a miser?" V  "I should say so. Why, he's too  tight to risk a suggestion.  Marion   Bridge,   C.B.,  May   30,   '02.  I have handled MINARD'S LINIMENT during the past .year. It i3  always the first Liniment asked for  here, and unquestionably the best  seller of all the different "kinds of  Liniment I handle.  NEIL FERGUSON.'  &  SSEHBH  HORSE-POWER  Your horse can  pull bigger loads  if you grease  your wagons  with  AXLE GREASE  It is the Mica  that does it ���������  makes a smooth  bearing surface/  perfectly lubricated, on which  the wheel revolves without  friction. ,  Germans Shelled Dummies  . Tho following story    is    told    by  Colonel Pearce Serocold, of the King's  Royal Rifles, who has been invalided  home:  The Royal Rifles found themselves  in the open with no moans"of-hiding  their trenches from the German aeroplanes. One of the battalions received a treuiendou.-j consignment of  clothes and this give them a brilliant idea. They put oh tho new  clothes and stuffed the old ones into  the empty trencnos."  Tho Germans shelled tho trenches  for three or four clays before llndlng  out their mistake.  The Best Liver Pill.���������The action  of tha liver is easily disarranged. A  sudden chill, undue exposure to tho  elements, over-indulgence in soma  favorite food, excess in drinking, are  a few of tlio causes. But whatever  may ho tho cause, Panneleo's Vego-  Uiin Pills emi be _*.-.r.'l upon as the  best corrective that can be taken.  Thoy are tho loading liver pills ami  thoy havo no superiors among suen  preparations.  Dr.    ���������Williams'.Plnlc-.Fills for Pale  People are an all year round tonic,,  blood builder and nerve restorer. But  they   are   especially   valuable huthe  spring when the system is loaded with  impurities as a result ,of the indoor  life of the winter months. There is no  other season when  the blood is  so  much in need of purifying and enriching,  and  every dose    of these  Fills  helps to make new, rich, red blood. In  the spring one feels weak and tired���������  Dr. Williams' Pinlc Pills give strength.  In the spring the    appetite is often  "poor���������Dr.  Williams'   Pink    Pilis   develop the appetite, tone the stoniach  and aid digestion.   It is in the spring  that, noisons in the blood h-d an outlet in disfiguring pimples,  eruptions  and    boils.    Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  speedily clear the skin because they  go to the root of the trouble in the  blood.   In the   spring anaemia, rheumatism, indigestion, neuralgia, erysipelas  and many  other  troubles   are  most persistent    because    of    poor,  ���������\veak hlood,    and    it is at this  time  when  all nature  takes  on new  life  that the blood most seriously needs  attention.    Some  people   dose  themselves with purgatives at this season,  but these only further weaken themselves.    A purgative merely gallops  through   the   system,   emptying   the  bowels, but it does not cure anything.  On the other hand Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills actually make new blood, which  reaches every nerve and organ in the  body,   bringing   new   strength,    new  health and vigor to weak, easily tired  mon, women and children.    Try Dr.  Williams'   Pink   Pills   this   spring���������  they will not disappoint you.  You can got these health renewing  Pills through any medicine dealer or  by mail post paid at GO cents a box  or ������ix boxes'for $2.50 from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockvllle,  Out.  A Modest Hero  _Count karolyi. on returning to his  castle in Hungary, met, according to  the, Vossische Zeitung, one of his  old servants who had just- been sent  back wounded from the war.  "My good man. I hear you fought  valiantly at the front," said the  count. "I should like to give you  some reward-  What shall it be?"  The old servant replied:  "Well, if you insist upon it, sir,  just give me enough kronen to reach  from one ear to the other."  "That seems to be a very smair  reward," replied the count, smiling at  the odd request.  "It's enough for me, sir," answered  the servant, modestly.       ''���������'������������������/.  As the count was-about to comply with the strange request, he noticed that tbe servant had only one  ear, and remarked upon the fact.  "Yes, sir, I left the other ear on  the battlefield at Shabati.!" answered  the modest man, '���������  -?-*  ^HiL.&REN-   SEETHING  . m m._>   __  19 venr bumruKimi.- Anu  JL.AISQHS DURING THE TEETH.NC.  5.ERIOD.^THANKS TO  XX  *������  _> i   Soothbmg Syrup  ���������������_-[. p���������,���������-.,*   ma   * ������������������_*_��������������� ���������_������������������_��������� m ��������������������� a   mm _Aj_PkJ(n   & ft _a ������^ *m, ^h. em _ ������_  COR-.I.T   VE.VSE.IHOU&���������nwi  tlHIlbW b eG  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  William Dean Howells said of modern American letters:  "In a New England village I entered the main street department  store one afternoon and- said to the  clerk at tho book counter:  "Let me have, please, the 'Letters  c. Charles Lamb.'  " 'Post office l ight across the  street, Mr. Lamb,' said the clerk  with a polite, brisk smile." >;  -__E__&  rilcc a y #w_.L ������nrl   I_you.e-_'C-TO_ SORTS' 'RUN DOWN' 'COT the BLUES'  BUFFER from KIDNEY. BLADDER. NERVOUS DISEASES.  CHRONIC WEAKNESS,UI,CERS.SKIKERU-TIONS.PILSS.  write lor. FREE CLOTH BOUND MEDICAL BOOK ON  theao diseases and WONDERFUL CURES effected by  TH e NEW FRENCH REMEDY, Not l������_2 N.3  tlie_jiv.6uy.G-YOUR OWN ailment. A'usoluiely FRE6  No'.oUovr op circulars. No obligations, Dr. LeCleko  Med Co.HavkrstockRd.Ham. stead lomdon.Eno.  vvb want to provk tl-krapjon will cvftc vow.  ' Tumors, t-upua cured without lraLfo or J  .pain. All work guarantccil. fSfinStSdSS*.  ������_.;... Pl*j f-TIMJAMS, 'SMclidlai on C_nc__.  S86S yi_v������M-ty Ave. S. _. Uinnmpolb, Minn.  V.  ������rt  tuiiiriiuwM  Dealers Everywhere  IMPERIAL OIL COMrANY  Limitf<_  A "horny hafideti son of toll," who  had been married loss than a year,  was complaining to a frlond ot his  wlfo's extravagance. "How In a man  goitiK to savo anything Lor old ai_o?"  ho said. "I no sooner pot-homo than  it's *Tom, givo mo a dollar, Kivo mo  flCty conts, givo mo llftoon cents; five  I'or t.hlH, that and tho othor thing. I  just can't stand It." "Why, Tom, what  In thrf world doos your wlfo do with  so much money?" "I don't know���������I  ain't gave hor nono yot."  Diver --Si-.', iu-i'c. uhf rrr ;,v<-i thnr.r*.  oyHl.t'iH I urdoi'tnl  oa the half Rhell'.  Walter-���������Don't get impatient, sail.  We'ro drofflo short on shells, but  you're next, nah.  Encouragement  Ho���������T shall TiBvor marry until I  moot a woman who la my direct opposite.  She (encouragingly)��������� W^oll, my  friend, thoro aro numbers of bright,  int'olllgont- girls in thla neighbor-  hood.  A man must ho an egotist to boast  that he novor has tho wool pulled  over his I's.  Dea. ness Cannot Be Cured  __ locftl t-Pplle������tlona, ou they cannot reach th* dK  tutd portion o( iho tu. There la only one v-py is  ���������ure (icntnea.. and that t* b/ conBtltutlonal rem������dlM,  _>-������tn_j������ U oaiucd by an mnaroetl condltlou oj tha  laueoua Un.lt.* oi tha Buitaoblan Tuba. When UvU  tub* Lt Innaruol you havs a rumbllnj aound or Im*  tuurtaot hearing, and trim*. It Is ontlroly closed, De������t������  baa* Is the rcnult. and uolami iho-mnaramaiioD can ba  taken out and this tubo reitored to Ita normal oondl*  tion, hearlnc v. UI bo dwuoyed (orever: nlna ovuts  ���������ut ot tan aro caucotl by Catarrh, which la nothlaa  but an Inflamod condition o( tha mucovu aurtnoea.  Wa vUl ������lv������ One Hundred Oollara totr any caao ol  paatncaa (eautud by catarrh) that cannot be cured  \n Ball'* OiUUTh Our������.  Hand for circulars free.  V. J. OllKNKV m CO.. XolM-A Ok  . gold by DmirtUU. Teo.  i-k-ta .naU'a -Tamily PUla tor oouttmlloo.  ���������w  ������  /*;.iiJc in  <f  Canada  ITn CmireaHtirially)���������You .mow  no me one ban unhl, If you would maltn  u larding pal. of nliocri, talco for tho  hoIom the tonguo of u wo. an.  H!*r*���������Ye.,   and   fnr   th"  ������iti_,.iru   Ihn  ('IM)lli.    Ill     I IK)    lllllll     Wilt'    I'UlU    it.  b-_-_Jl,--Ty\-^^__^(MMWI,^  Make the Liver  Do its Duty.  Nine time* in ten wlien tine liver Is riflht liie  ���������tomach and bowels are right.  CARTELS UTILE   jggSz^  UVEii, PILLS ���������^*imi'!-f_--^_^>s  Ijcntly but firmly com- J^PX&     ��������� -^^^p  pel ft Inty liver to  mVmmWlA'r^i^iiB T  <io it, duly     Mm^lAmim  Cures Con- jflWtH  ritli.������.Uon, ^SSiSB^S!  HndlgoB  tion,  Sick  I.ittio  .Tu.iiii.y,  on   ],<...'..{',  i'.'.iA.'\\   i-y  Mil   nelitiui   t������'iti*lifi*   if   lm   htuiw   what J  wan meant by "at pur,"  rt'pllrs.1  Ihatj  "Ma wan alwayii at pu when no ramo i  IIor._nc1ip, anj Dietres- esftcr Eatirtff.  ���������������" '.������ r������������l������|     r. ������������������ ��������� r. ci m,   .  ~*.���������.- . ,o������  uiiiuii i/uavi   -iiiiuil 1  l.vu  Genuine muu Lear Signature  A Scottish laird invltod an BiirIIbU  frlond to go saTmon llnhlng with lilm.  Tho Englishman hoola-d a Balmon, but  In hla oxcltomont fell into tho Btream.  Tho keopor, Beolng ho was no swimmer, wont to hlB aid, whon the laira  called out: "What aro yo about, Donald? Got baud o' tho rod and look  to llu fooub. Ho will wait, but the  fooah wlnna."  Tho use of Minor's Worm Powdoro  iiiHiiroB healthy children no far aa tho  ailmentfi nttributnblo to* worm, are  concerned. A high mortality among  children la traceable to wormn. These  sap tho Btrongth of Infants so that  they are unable to maintain the lmt-  <lr* for llfo nivl *!in*cm*ili to wonkr*. ha.  This preparation gives promise of  lU'Ulth mid kaeprf tt.  ps. Wfeeneigliboiir Says  . "I should 'have told you tbe other  day when .we -Were, speaking of  EDDY'S WASHBOARDS that it Ib  quite as necessary to have an Indurated Fihrewr.ro Tub in which  to wash the clothes, If you want  to mako a success of wash day."  Mrs. Newlywsd Says  "I've often heard of EfpDY'S  FI&REWARE   PAIL8 AND TUB^.  What's   the     difforenco    bbtweeb  fibre  and woodonwarb?"  "EDDY'S F'AILS AND TUBS are  made from coiiipreanod fibre bakod  at extromo boat All In ono solid  pieee.' Cannot warp or fall apart.  No ehanfco of'-. flplintrva. Wear  longer, look better and aro vory  light to binidlo. The latter point  should always bo a mutter of consideration whon buylnr? kitchen  utonsllB," concludes Mrs. Wlu������>  neighbour.  Aunt���������Aro    you  alons  MoTavlsU (to-convalescent noldlcr)  ���������I was liearln" yo had a bullot In yo  yot. Aro ye no yawn ta hue It Uvcn  oot?  Holdior���������No, llu hoo. Yo ������oo, I'll bo  Kawn hack tao the'fr-ront In a weo  whllo. tin* whon I como back I'll Jurit  hr������o   Hi. Ill   It'   <������nl   (ll.'i'lllH.I*.  ���������you     {.ettlng  nicoiy at school, Charlio?  Olm-llo���������Yes,    Aunt, I'vo  cot  tho  beat place In tho ctnRfl.  Aunt���������And   whore  io that���������at the  ������Charlio���������No, noar tho fire.  It wan an U'ltilnuau who ul������.j< -���������-���������-*  (u UUInr. an GrR,-.t������'\ P"^wa_ sure  he couldn't l(0(?p H. down.  "Don't you think n p-lrl nhould mar-  v;* an eeonoiuleal mnn'." ri'ii'id Mnttfre,  "Uh, I. iiuppono ho," uiMiwt*iv<l Dully,  "but I tell you it'll iiV'l'ul bcl'.if,' cnjuij*-  . ri to ono."  J ii r,tan t  Relief  OfOTS Pn*������"t    ������"     Putnnm'fl  M-*M. -VJJJ- Extractor toliight, aud  (STk^itJ- conm feel better In thc  \jt%*,*j   . .uoraiiiii.   iviuiiicui  ut������������.  way "Putr.am'o" oa������03 the p.'.ln, doa������  troyii t!>o pkfOU, kilm iv com for a.U  time. No pain. Cnro KUiiruntood. Out  u iifie bottle or Putnnm'o Extractor .0-  da:  Coras  ^__._^_-.,..___���������*M������_^  tas^mmmm ��������� '*���������""   - - "-���������     I'll , I  ��������� I   .1 I  f A APVD ATI!41  -- liilll 'H������?!_____  .--r^-ti'B  TO INCREASE  THE AGRICULTURAL  PRODUCTION  An Association of Farmers and  Business  Men Whose Aim will  Be to Disseminate Knowledge   61"  the-Most Approved  Farming Methods, and to Secure Greater Efficiency  A committee of "Canadian agrieul-'i    ern section)       3  turists were induced to make a trip  Mortgage Loans association of  to North ,JDakota to investigate th*. I _ \v_ _*_.__.  r.������ ���������._������._."  work of agricultural instruction -as  carried on by the U.S. government.  Mr. Geo. A. Merrick, of Winnipeg, has  sent us their report, showing the result of their investigation,'which is as  ioiiows:  Dear Sir,���������The members of the  committee selected to visit North  Dakota and investigate at first band  the results of the 1. ield Agent System  of agriculture.! instruction, report":  *. The aim of your committee was .to  obtain as' much information as possible from the farmers themselves  in districts -where the system is in  operation, and through the courtesy  of Mr. Thomas Cooper, director of the  North Dakota Agricultural, Experiment Station, and Mr. F. R. Crane,  agricultural commissioner of the Great  Northern Railway, we were enabled  to spend three whole days motoring  and interviewing fai'mei-B in tUe'eoun-  try tributary to Valley City, in the  eastern part of the state;- Minot in  the North Central District; Williston,  *���������������������������. .������___.������ m,\m n "      ������������****��������������� ������. s*.+*���������*-* T^".-S������-*- _3 fx -Mwr ������." n T_ _* -i  sieai tne���������we������tctu. uOuuutu. , <&uu >  half day was spent, on the return  journey, in the-Grand Porks district.  We were also afforded an opportunity  at eacb place to discuss with numerous  -bankers and business men tbe question of the results being ^accomplished, and no effort was spared to make  the investigation a thorough one.  It is onr unanimous opinion that the  better farming campaign being conducted in North Dakota is proving  successful in a. remarkable ��������� degree,  and is rapidly creating . conditions  which will ensure an enormous en-  Winnipeg Grain Exchange     2  Manufacturers'   '   Association,  (Western  Canada)     2  Implement Companies' associ-  ���������  ation     2  Canadian    Press    association.  (Western  bran-Jtes)    .*   2  Dominion    Retailers'' association (Western branches)....    2  36  . And six others ttf be, selected by  the foregoing, _2 in all, 10 to form a  quorum." -  t     .    -  -  Directorate: "The affair's of the association to be administered by a  board , of nine' directors, "of which  three- to be appointed by the minister  of agriculture and six by the general  council.  Tbe chief aim of the association  being to increase agricultural production by disseminating knowledge Ot  the most approved farming methods,  -it is proposed to adopt the plan now  being followed under varying ausnices  in numerous parts of North America,  of employing a staf������ of field agents to  carry information to farmers on their  farms and induce them to conduct  their operations on lines recommended by the department of agriculture.  Superintendent: The Held work to  be in charge of ji superintendent appointed by the board of directors, and  selected ,with a view to his knowledge of the science of agriculture,  as well as his qualifications aa an  executive. The responsibility for ap-  pointritents of,_field agents will rest  with him  hancement of tbe prosperity of the      ���������&**.,*   l~~nt~      m*. .  state? as well as contribute to a jnat-f - ?iela Agents: The worl. of each  erial improvement of the social conditions of farm life. From an investigation of tbe cost of the worl: we con-  - elude that the expenditures thereon  -will     be    returned    a  hundredfold-  through increase of agricultural "product-. ��������� .  We are further of the opinion that  the experience of NorthJOakota, considered in coujunetioj-.- with, tne history of agricultural progress in other  narts of North 'America, serves to establish conclusively that the attainment of a thoroughly satisfactory development of the agricultural industry of a new country requires that  there shall exist���������as auxiliary to th.  departments of ^agricultural- and experimental farms���������ah efficiently organized stafi of field men to carry in  formation to the farmers on their  own "farms.  As a natural consequence of the  unparalleled rapidity of the settlement of. Western Canada in tbe last  few years we have admittedly an unusually large percentage of settles  whose knowledge of farming is slight,  and it is therefore an abvious deduction that the result which could be  looked for from an efficient organization of field men would be proportionately greater here than in North Dakota. .   .    "  The necessity for an organized  movement to increase largely agricultural production in the prairie provinces by greater efficiency of farming  methods is now widely recognized,  and we cannot urge-too-'strongly that  steps be taken without dehiy to in-  ��������� aiigurate the Field Ageni System  here, as the .uost effective means of  accomplishing the desire.: .nd.  Wo think'it well to add that in our  opinion *a movement alou������ the lines  recommended, in .order to be produc-*  tive of the maximum good, should  take the form of a combination of  the Farmers* Association.-, and the  more important business interests tor  cooporato with the department of  agriculture. Wo nro not. losing sl^ht  of the fact that the department of  agrlculturo in ah three o������. our prairie  province nro already do\ ig excellent  extension work. Thoy are, however.  Hbmewhat hampered by lack _ of  Lands, and it ia our conviction that  the organization of a Field Ago'it  System should bo Ret on font on a  BCftlo sufficient to demonstrate effectively Us value with the least posslblo  lour: of timo,  Wo attach n draft covering our sug-  cestloiifl.   for tho organization of an  AWfloaiatlon of farming and I.urIiiohi_.  Heflpeot-iilly submitted.  Namo: "Ansjclallon of Farming  nnd Business."  Form of Organization: An association to be Incorporuted by private act.  Purpose: To promote agricultural  development in Wostorn Canada. .....  Support and .Membership;.The general funds of the anooclatlort to bo  provldod by subscriptions to bo Invited fr6m nil buslnosu and farming intercuts, a subscription ot $10 or moro  * miiiuully to entitle tlio -.ubscrlber to  ju.L'.i.Lei-bu'.  Further financial support to bo solicited from mmiicipaiiticii iu which the  fli._nclat.1nn conducts* field operations.  (Jen oral Council: Tho association  to bo governed by a board of forty-  two councillors chOHOn an follows:  1   Councillor-*.  Hy Clralri Ovnworr.  anno. Intlonn    0  Llvo Stock -Breeders' afiBOCla-  ��������� ������,., f  ,������.,.,   .......................     .  Agricultural Hoctotloa     :_  Hallways (ono oach)       !l  ['iinndian (.rerlit, Mon'n umioci-  titlon K..    4  Hunker-*'    Aat'oclntlon    (we������t-  field agent may be more particularly  described as follows:  1. Going to the individual farmer  on his own farm and actively co-operating with him���������taking up the particular problems presented upon each  -.arm, and demonstrating through the  farmers' own efforts satisfactory solutions. His activities will be entirely  in the field. He will have no regular  office, but will^ arrange to "spend an  hour or two periodically in different  centres to meet all inquirers. Among  the matters with which he "will have  to deal ,with are the following:  (a)v Increasing y'elds per acre (i)  treatment of soil conditions, (ii) better tillage methods and moisture- conservation; (iii) selection of seed; (iv)  proper rotation, * introducing new  crops of value, such as corn and ai-  f..ifa.  (b) Planning farmsteads, buildings,  silos, etc.  (c) Selection, care and feeding of  live stock.  (d) Prevention and eradication of  weeds,  pests  and  diseases  of  stodc.  (e) Proper use and care of farm  implements.  (f) Planting trees and vegetable  gardens, and adding to convenience  and attractiveness of farm homes and  -jrroundings.  (g) General business management  of farm., including simple system ct  records.  2. Reaching the family community  generally through:  (a) Definite demonstration work, as  Ail Aeroplane  ���������  Gtfve Warning  Turned "German Army From Its Dash  on  Paris and  (-hanged  Whole  Line of Battle  An aproplflnp scouting flight .which  made history has come to light, many  months after it took place.  The  report of tbe two*aviators making the'  flight   turned   Gen.   von   Kluck's   column toward the south from its dash  on Paris in August and changed tbe  whole line of battle in  the  west.  .   A Striking feature    of    the flight,  moreover, was that its course did not  follow  orders,    but  was  determined  upon the initiative of the flyers. The  story  of the   flight,    taken,   from   a  German  magazine,   devotsd  to   aeronautics, follows:-  "It happened on the occasion of our  dash on Paris. The inhabitants of  the "city of light" received a daily  visit jfrom German aviators.. The  latter' were accustome _ \ to drop ,.i  couple of bombs every day, but their  visit here was not the object of their  program. The chief thing was to  -keep watch -of the 'movements of tbe  Paris reserve army. This army had  marched up with its front toward the  east and one day an aeroplane went  up "to observe it again.  ��������� "The aviators were struck with the  uncertain movements of tbe opponents of a 'German corps, who appeared to be having a- trifling conflict with  troppi-further north. Upon their own  responsibility the aviators changed  their course and flew off to the north.  "They flaw and flew.^for what they  saw was well worth closer observation- Then they speeded bac].-to headquarters and announced that a hostile  army, was marching upon von Kluck's  flank.  "Nobody would believe it at first.  Cavalry patrols had brought no news  to indicate sucb a movement." But  nevertheless it was true.  "The report resulted in the,known  new disposition of the German position in the, west, ami in the conferring of the Iron jQross of the first  class upon the pilot and. tbe officer observer.  The- two men referred to are both  first lieutenants. They but recently  carried out an important flight over  Warsaw.  PIT!T a 1*1 AM  BW  If FtKUr  THEY SUPPLY  NEARLY ALL THE  wa n  -  f   -f   SMStrm.  *���������������.*__ 3������_ JL  JU/I,_.������- 9-.l_L___  Persistent Reports that Germany is Running Short of Shot and  Shfell, and Should the Essen Firm Fail ta Keep up with  the Demand, it Might Bring about the End of the War  i������c\  J-.,l-..-J.-!  u.1   >uu->iuuBi   laiJLtia,  (b) Co-operation with branches of  Grain Growers' associations and with  the Live Stoci. Breeders' association;  (I) assisting in their marketing activities; (il) locating good seed, sound  stock, etc; (iii) helping to obtain and  distribute labcr; (iv) addresslns  meetings (especially in winter time)  and assisting in preparation of programs; (y) stimulating social features and general interest  t r%\     OK.nn(\.*inf tt������M> '*****_(__     ***������f*___0     _**  Boy Scouts in England  Have Proven Their Value Since Outbreak of War~  The Boy Scouts have proved their  value since the outbreak of war.  I. our hours after the call can.*  thousands of boys were at the disposal of their conrtry. One morning  a telegram reached a British commissioner 'asking for/ a thousand  Scouts. The same evening he had  four thousand standing by waiting  for orders. /  ��������� Many an adult warriors in the British Isles, first knew he was .wanted  when a Scout brought him a letter  telling him where to report himself.  The emergency substitution work of  the lads *was wonderful.  The suddenness of the war meant  that many coastguards had to return  immediately to the Navy. Yet their  work was more necessary tban ever.  Hundreds of Scouts took their  places, and had the time of their lives  staying out all night or watching "all  day through big telescopes for the  enemies' ships. ,  It was a hardened journalist who  ooniessci that a lump* came into bis  throat when late one night he met a  small group of Scouts dragging their  trek cart, laden with bivouac gear,  and moving quietly through the dark  to their vigil on the cliffs."  Germany's. most vulnerable point  may be expressed iu a .single word���������  Krupp's.  This great concern at Essen supplies practically the whole of Germany's war materials, and its inability to keep up with the enormous  demands of the kaiser's great armies  may bring about the end of tbe war  at a much earlier date than has yet  entered into any. one's calculations.  As a matter of fact, the capacity  of the much ' vaunted Krupp works  is-not nearly so great as the aggregate capacity of Britain's five most  important armament firms. Reports  that Germany is running short of shot  and shell are persistent, and are likely  enough to be true, and it is notoriou;.  that Germany is making frantic efforts to secure supplies of metal by  any means and at any price.  There is also plenty of evidence  that Krupp-manufactured munitions  are by no means so superior as many  peopie had been ieu io believe, aud  we know, too, that the "colossus of  armament firms" jjas been mixed up  in scandals, bribery, and corruption.  Germany has been, very proud of its  Krupp's and has had unbounded confidence in the huge Essen factory. In  the supreme test now being applied  Krupp's may fail the fatherland.  Founded at Essen 102 years ago as  a factory for the production-of-"English cast steel," and employing only  seventy-workmen in-1848, this company now employs 70,000, of whom.  38,000 are in the Essen steel works  alone. The great Mannesmann iron  and steel works at Dusseldorf, capitalized at ������5,000,000 has been absorbed  into the Essen concern, bringing the  combined sliare and loan capital of  Krupp's  up to  071,500,000.  a a an '-indication of the exie.tt of  the Essen corks, itjnay be mention-  ed that tbe plant is served by eighty  miles of private railway, and that the  traffic between the works and the  Prussian sta*.e system average be-  iw_C-i ii-i*r and oixtv t^infc  d:i!lv.  The entire coal supply is furjii-hed  by the company's own collieries,  which emnli.y 10,000 men and prcdv.ee  nearly 3,000,000 tons a yen-. The  firm's iron ore mines employ 5,o���������t.5  men. The pig iron for the steel work^  is mostly supplied by the Priedricn-  Alfred fiutte, another important unit  of the Krupp organization. These  famous iron works cover nearly 700  acre3 of land, and include seven blast  furnaces.  The Annan steel works, another  Krupp unit, manufactures open-hearth  and crucible steel castings- for naval  purposes, and employs 1,000 men. The '  Crusonwerke, at Maedgburg, is another great branch, with 5,000 hands,  manufacturing gun mountings, gun  carriages and ammunition. The Ger-  mania shipyard,'at Kiel, is yet another Krupp property, and aow ranks  among the three best establishments  of its kind in the world. It has half a  mile of .water frontage, and can accommodate about ten" of the largest *  vessels on the stocks at one time,  besides torpedoes and other small  craft.  A novel branch of the Krupp enterprise is a pre_>a bureau. Four  thousand newspapers, technical magazines, reviews and books., besides a  deluge of cuttings, are received at  the Essener Hof monthly No publish-  3d report, article, or paragraph dealing wnn me subjects in wnich the  many branches of the Krupp establishment are interested faills to reach "  the-bureau. They are all indexed and  tiled.  The' particulars���������dimensions,, age,  and location���������of every ship of war  and practically every big gun in the  world are carefully recorded at  Krupp's, where the German naval and  military authorities havo a mine of -  ready information.  Lately this great firm has come under a cloud of suspicion which appears to be thickening. The case in  which judgment was delivered a year  ago shook the faith of not a few Germans in Krupp's', if not in tha government which fostered and shielded the  firm. It may be recalled that the  scandal was first brought to public  notice in the Reichstag in April. 1913,  by the Socialist Ldcbnecht "who had  first communicated his charges  against Krupp's to the war minister  in November, 1912.  Although   many    documents   were  <_.l*>T������r_oi3i-������.l     rvr-     +V������o     rr\.f\x.r\rt     -._,-,������������������    4.-K*\~-  --^K-wj^^-u      -*.������       .w^       ������������ w *_-.������._.       I.UC1.V      ������._At^  contained" state secrets, and certain  allegations were ruled out as irrelevant, tbe, evidence which was permitted in open court was damaging,  There is no smoka without fire, and  if only .half the reports now current  on tbe Continent are true, the limit,  of Krupp's capacity to supply the gig>  antic demands made by the kaiser's  military staff may be reached at any  moment.  Production of Cows  Naval Code Book  charge of agricultural fairs, especially  by arranging for contests _._d prizes  which will feature work done by tho  Association of Farming and Business  -���������boys' and girls' competitions in crop  growing, pork production, need seleo  tion, stock judging, poultry, dairying,  etc  (d) Locul Bhort coui'soo for farm-  ers and hIho boys' camps.  (o) Working through rural.,pchools  by (I) stimulating Interest of inspectors; (ii) addressing teachers at their  association gatherings; (ill) popular  talks to pupils, and (Iv) omjouraging  various school contests.  (f) DlHtrlbiifliig popular bullet Inn,  circulars and posters.  3. Promoting'co-operation of farmers i,n������l looal buslnoBH with a view U  a-bettor mutual understanding.  (a) Joint oconfiinlo gain will bn  brought about from lncreaHod production and improvod marketing moth-  oflB, and a condition created whereby  farmors will be enabled to purchaco  on a rash baslH by reiiRon of the fact  lliut tiioy will liuvo product.} mari.et-  able throiif.lio.it the vcar.  tb) i'Toni town morchnnts, banlcoro,  etc., IberD'wfl. bo sought practical  Hupport In giving farmer iMistomevfl  (whether dealing tmllvlriH.'-lly or /-o-  operaflvoly) iho boH( po_Hlblo treatment.  AiixlniiH Lady���������1 nay, my p;ood mini,  <;-   ������Mr>,   linn X   rvnlnj*-   "]_>   .���������;._���������   .i.,.'/.. ">"  Deukhand���������Well, afie'H a leaky tub,  nuiwi. Bo I .'houl'in't wonder If n.,'*  waa going down. But Mien, again, )ior  b'll<-i*K   ain't   any   too   good,   no   ulie  Great Precaution Is Used to Guard the  Secret Signals  Every navy has a secret code of  Blgnals different from the ordinary  codo in general use. This code A is  used on]y in time of war and in the  presence^of,tho enemy. If the enemy  could read the signals lib could secure a grpftt advantage. -So...the. sec-,  rot codo books are carefully guarded and none Is moro carefully protected than that of the United States  navy. The secret codo books arc*  Issued only te the executive officers  of ships and overy precaution Is  taken to prevent them being stolen  by men in tho service of foreign  governments. Tho books are bound  in heavy metal covers, so that If r.  vessel Is threatened with cat������tuie the  commander may throw his codo book  overboard und it will sink, . thus  avoiding seizure.  "Thoro was ii wonderful rain scene  In Iho play last night."  '.IloaltHtle, oh'."*   ,  "I should say It was. Why, when  the rain storm oamtv'up my corns  began to hurt mo."  Some Will be Found to be Much More  HProfitable   Than   Others���������Test  Will Tell  The Dominion department of agriculture, dairy division, Ottawa, issues  the following bulletin, under the heading of "Economical Machines."  ��������� ''Has it impressed itself on your  mind, as a practical man, selling farm  crops in tbe form of milk through the  medium of cows' manufacturing apparatus, that, possibly somo of this animated machinery needs overhauling  and closely examining? A new machine, running more economically, may  save) a manufacturer its cost several  _.,���������..--.      ........     I������      ,.���������.,-,.,..     .-.V. .,...���������     ...V.11���������       ci���������  -UX-C_t    _v������_    j.*i   xx   *6-j,    oiiwii.   n i������*o.   k>u  if your cows were regarded in this  light, some might be found to be very  economical producers, and possibly  the less said about the capacity of  othei's the better.  C "Somo cow testing figures given to  the dairy division, Ottawa, by dairy  farmers prove that some herds. of  cows produce milk at a food cost of  $1.45 per. 100 pounds, while close by  are other herds whoso average food  COSt-, OE   prOGiJiCfciOi-    49    uui}    ol������    oBilco  per 100 pounds of milk. Af.aln, be-  tweon two cows in tho Borne herd the  cost of feed per pound of butter-fat Is  frequently found to vary as much ns  from 23 to 49 cents.   T;  What Is of importance to the average dairyman is this fact, that cow  testing helps to put each cow In the  herd on a igood paying basis vory  quickly. A Bimplo plan of weighing  uiui testing each Individual cow's milk  soon discovers If any unit machines in  tho milk making factory are not In  good economical running order. Tlmn  that, malcoB $20 or $30 or moro clear  profit above the cost of feed. Does  each one of your cow., do that? It  will pay you to lind out."  Most, of a caliche man'n odueation  in acquired jitter ho graduates.  HOW SUEZ CANAL IS KEPT OPEN  l..!i_hl ^.i up.  Millions of Feet ot Dredging In a  Year  Since 1890 fiomothIng like ������2,000,-  000 ban boon oxpondod upon iho widening and Improvement of the Sue/.  (-unal. When (bat opened tho channel  had a uniform depth of 26 foot. It lu  now ill feet deep, 108 foot wide at tho  bottom,  und,420  feet at    tho   water  J....,.l        If    Im    r.(51|    lt������'5ti<^   ������l#>r������������,������r������nil    ������.������"-,���������������  widened. QuHo apart from'thla work  . :ivh n writer in (ho Loudon ..Thku'/I.h*,  n 'whole fleet or dredgea arc continually engaged ou moroly keeping tho  chui'iK-l free from liiind.   We got .uuio  when it la stated that last year ovor  -'    'Ul.^    '"-J'        .   .    \.t   :      ..*. ���������.Il r.        ..-     ......        ... .  _,-.HJ . ,������m;i..   >...,.,.  ^ .......   ������,*.   omu-.i mi   wttro  t'ikon. out  of  tho  canal    by    thouo  drodgofl,  Despite tho hoavy cost entailed In  running the waterway and keupln*.. ft  open for traffic, the nehemo bus nl-  moHt from the first boon a financial  HueeenH, and But*:-. Oumil -.hares aro  nlwnyrt much noiwht after, Hy the pur-  -.--., ... .  ������       ������.>     -in��������� r      #������*���������      #.<������ r\r.f* rrtn        *    ,.  %...&.i',.,      ...        .<*...,      .... *-*.',.S.w,������#h...      KJX      iitU  170,002   .U20 original iiharos hold  by  the Khedive,  (Wi* UHl 1".i government  obtained 3>>b.t control ovor the <:unul  with France,  idea of  the  _iiui;iul.i-rfjj ot  thin  task  Canada's Duty  y    Should   Now   Make   Good   the   Boast  That She is the Granary of the  Empire  All  sorts  of prophesies are  being  made of tho likely duration    of the  var.    Lord Kitchener originally said  three years.   So far as newspaper reports are concerned there is no reason  to. believe  he  has  changed his  opinion.   All that ho is known to have  subsequently remarked'   is that    he  didn't know when the war could end,  but that he did know when it would  begin���������in --.lay.    This, of course, was  taken as indicating that the real offensive campaign of the allies would  then start.   Meantime, beyond sending over contingents, the plain duty  remains to Canada of being prepared  for any contingency.   This country it.  the nearest of the large overseas Dominions, and to this country Britain  will naturally look for d great portion  of her supplies. That she is doing r;o  already Is abundantly proven by the  fact that the  traao returns for tho  five months of the war that   elapsed  In 1514 show a decidedly marked Increase.    For the final quarter of the  year, compared with the same period  In  191:.,   that  increase  was  no  loss  than nlno and a half million dollars,  principally in the value of foodstuffs.  There    is    surely    groundwork    for  thought in such a statement. Canada  has proudly claimed to bo tho granary  of tlio etnpiro.   It it; now up to her to  fulfil that i.oast, nnd not only in tho  mutter of c.reals, but".also ������m regards  beef, mutton; pork, bacon ahd vegetables.     In   cultivation   of  tho   last-  mentioned, tho cities  and towns can  help  by  utiliztn..' tho prosont waste  land either in their midst or in tho  surrounding territory. An unoccupied  aero ut theao times implies cxtravag-  anco both in Boll and labor.   Nobody  can plead ignorance iu these lnulteru  when ho can write t > the Publications  Branch,   TVpnrtmeni-   of   Agriculture,  Ottawa,  and  obtain  absolutely  free,  bulletlna   and   pamphlets    giving  In-,  formation on how best to grow peas,  boiuiB, potatoes, turnips, ontona, par-  Hlilp9t   parrot������<}   Jarth_n   ������������������ern,     \vli*Mit,  ouiu and u.ii icj.    J\lno ou la.o Li ecu big  and reaving of live stock, and on dairy  pi outlet u, b*.u* 'v.-miv-ut'.'-i, vie. A iul.wr  to the dopni'liiiuut, addrcBHOd uh stated, will bring a catalogue of upwards;  of two hundred of publicatloun, all of  which can bo tad gratuitously.  Over fin per cent, of tho working  women iu. IMiiladolphiu are earning  lcri'i  than  enough  In   wngcfi  properly  I.W    .. .4.,.......    w..K...     4.....,,.  CooU---The tea Ic quite exhausted,  uj.-'um.  M.Ht.cK-.--! noticed that It Bcom������d  very vcnlf the inut tinim  u.������___L__i  i-h.-'h-f-tthtroH'-fr-^ riB  CRESTON   REVIEW  MM  J-.;'l  h'i  p  m  We carry in stock Water^  glass in one-pound and bwor  tins. This is a grade we can  guarantee.-   Price:  Local and Persona!  Mrs.. Bennett returned on Tuesday  from spending the week-end with  Cranbrook friends. -  Christ Church Ladies' Guild hold  their May meeting on Tuesday afternoon at Mrs. Thnrstons.       ������  A. Lindley shipped a car of mixed  vegetables to Fernie the early part of  the week. - , ' '  Mrs. Attridge and Mrs. Geo. Heald  spent Saturday ana Sunday with  friends at Sirdar.  SSniinrio OKn  I Uttl.UUtf; i-UVi  9_nm-S.f_oQKn  Bobt.  Smith,  night watch   at  the  Canyon City Lumber Co. mill, l.ft on  yFriday on an ^extended holiday at his  Kev. J,  E. Pow  spent a  couple of {old "home at Button, Ontario.  Mayor littieassvues us that in his  twenty three years continuous residence in, the .Valley he never saw a  finer dandelion ...crop than wo are favored with this year.  j ; i_ ,r-������_���������!._._.���������__-. i-,���������_. ������_-���������-j._....ji. ._ _...-���������.<  \xayo iuvii������uuiw& loaii wocb. rail a Hireling of the Kootenay Presbytery.  F. H, Price has moved from -fourth  street and is occupying the vacant  house on the Jefferson ranch. He is  workingtheLeamy property this year.  P?_iA'aH B__������������_._w    _r    0_t-_i< _���������__.  vi ti������-*ao9BB b. i ug^ wuvun %_ ui  Phone 67  CRESTON  CRESTON        -       B.C  Head   Offices  CALGARY;  VANCOU-  VER; EDMONTQ>.  ADeal. r_ in  EAT  Wholesale and ^Retail  jl- tan.  V*a.ii-C.}  i Uiiiii v  r_...  _���������__..  in Season  fishing tackle. Hostilities on the trout  commence tomorrow, with every indication of Sunday being au extremely busy day for Creston fishermen.  John Sedry, a local Austrian, is one  ox our alien enemies who is more th't*.  anxious that peace would be declared.  His wife was on a visit to Austria at  time - war broke out and since that  time he has had no word from her.  Owing to the delicate health of his  wife preventing his moving here from  Calgary, Gomer Jones - has resigned  his position as bookkeeper with tbe  Canyon City Lumber Co. He is succeeded by Mr. Medlev, who arrived  from Cabrary on Saturday.  Ranchers and other������ who have horses good for either cavalry or artillery  purposes to dispose of should begin  fitting them up. The buyers of army  horsas are due here on May 13. Ani-  ���������j___.������_l_- suitable to the latter* ^ut^os** -  particnlarly, should be obtainable  here.  Starting tomorrow it will be necessary to have a permit in order to set  ont any fires. If you have any burn-,  ing to do from now on look up Andy  Miller, the local forest guard, and burn  under his supervision. This is the,ad-  yice of the forestry branch-^-iand AAndy  is tip ion conaoanv. ?  ���������-," :.'-'������������������, I-���������;       7 jt '    m.     __       c, j is   active,   it is  possible in   common  ���������- Thehigh wmd on Tuesday blew up  with other p__>ts;little or no new work  bush fires in almost every direction   win   be undei'takeh this  The Yoxm'g people's Society of Christ  v.Vui'Cu are giving a whist drive .t'uu  social evening iu tho Parish Hall tonight at 8.S0. Refreshments will also  be served.   Admission 15 cents.  Tho Creston company of the 107th  East Kootenay Regiment is having  two drills a week now. On Wednesday work in the open is featured and  on Saturdays tho armory is utilized.  It is definitely announced that Victoria Day, May 24th, will be observed  in the Valley with a citizens' picnic at  the Canyon and a dance at night in  the Mercantile Hall. The band will be  in charge of both events.  The supply of potatoes in the Valley  is rather limited.    A. Lindley ,had to   1---  -       _.._-_-        ;_ _ ������ 0.  iA^ctmp au v;_._������c__.i������i- _v ci;uj;ie ol csr-  loads the early part of the week. Incidentally, the market price is away  below spring quotations in other years.  Dennis Howard, who went overseas  with the First Canadian Contingent,  has been gazetted, a second lieutenant  in the Royal Field Battery which is in  training at Edinburg, Scotland. R.  Sinclair Smith, who is with the Strath-  cona Horse, was still in England when  last heard from.  . ���������  A few men are being employed at  roadwork hereabouts, but outside of  Ca-nyon City, where a dozen men are  working, nothing like a real road gang  We have the goods, and  our pr.ces are reasonable  Hardy   Northern - Grown  Stock of leading varieties  100 Plants postpaid$1.25  Per Thousand PBantsf.o.b.  Wynndel, $5.00  monraF wigen  WYMKDEl,   -   Briilsli Columbia  JAS. H. SCHOFIELD'  Kirn. Life and Accident InRumnop.  RKAL KSTATK, ICtr  AIL ��������� - B.C  I  ���������������  OUV    LOWRNBERG  v-ONBUl-TINfJ    ICnoINKKH  ' R RSTON  B.C.  Bull for Service  l*lll'������'bl'������"'l   Hllll-��������� Jil'H.Mptotl    I'l'ilHM*  for ut-rvin: Good piWhiclnp; Htvain.  Fop mr,. HTO(!K8 &.IA< JKHON, Moini-  liiiti Vi.>w Ranch. I'vcnUm.  but little or no damage resuled. A  I blaze in some slashing on the J. B.  i Miller ranch north of town got beyond;  {'control for an hour or two but with  j the aid of half a dozen neighbors it  was put ont after burning a little fen-  ceon the adjoining Wells.ranch.  The action of the (jreat Northern  Railway in cutting down the train  service into Port Hill to one train a  week���������Sunday���������will cause considtr-  able inconvenience to Messrs. Fraser,  Mudie, Huscroft and others who were  counting on shipping milk and cream  ta Bonner's Ferry this season. The  fruit industry at Port Hill is also very  much in jeapordy.-  Another of the local Indians passed  to the happy hunting grounds on  Thursday last. He was officially know  as Michel, "a son of Dominic. Deceased was about 18 years of age and was  one of the brightest -scholars attendant at the Cranbrook school, carpenter work being his specialty. Pneumonia carried him off, Father John  conducted the funeral services.  The Creston Red Cross Auxilary  wishes to thank Mrs. Cherrington for  a donation of five pail's of sox, and also  those who contributed to the Olivedon  cot fund. Word has been received  from Nelson that the Olivedon Hospital has been fully equipped. While the  ladies regret they were unable to collect a sufficient amount in time thoy  feel confident that the money already  collected can bo applied to Bome  equally worthy object. The Auxiliary  has $41.17 in the treasury.  ���������  Cbns. Moore had a decidedly unpleasant experience the latter part of  the week, while fishing on ono of the  brand> strearnb of the Goat, abovo  Winlaw's camp. While about to retrace his steps shoreward from theenu  of a log off which lie was fishing the  limb of a tree, onto which ho was  hanging for support, .suddenly snapped  precipitating Mr. Moore into the  water. Although it was rather doop  arid quite a current running ho luckily  came up from his plungo clear of a  bunch of logs, and being a good swim  uiui' he got aHiion. in a few miiiuM.**-.���������  minus his flHl_iiig-oiit.lt.  The force of mon tho Goat Mountain  W...<'.'*-.or..H Co. Iimh bud at wo.-k on a  new reservoir at the heart of tho water  ,..,..   i     ������ ......... ,,   m'l'I"y   tn ���������������������"*������     ttttny    i ������.--!.<������._y Ii_n  i/ii_) |/i_mi  line on Canyon Street and the systeni  will probably be extended an far as  SIocUh k, JnekHon. Larger pipe Ih also  to !>������������������ installed on tbe section between  Mi'H. Fab'lio'Ml'H and tin* TMinondnnn  hill,  af. well  -i_  In the centre of the  season, but  the present highwayf put and kept in  good shape.- "  Owing.to counter attractions there  was not quite the usual attendance at  the whist drive ait the B.C. rectory on  Wednesday,/though the usual good  time was. very much.in evidence. Mrs.  D. S. Timmbns "wony the ladies'prize,  and in a three-corner tie Jos. ���������Tebeau  beat out Alph- Ityguhes and Bert Ar-  rowsmitK ihythe cllte_  Another very successful Red Cross  Auxiliary lid-cent tea was that*" of  Tuesday offcernooh-.at the home of  Mrs. Lyne, which claimed Mrs. Stark  and Mrs. Lyne as hostesses. In addition to the tea the Misses Lyne and  Stark sold daffodils and narcissus  while Master Arthur Stark disposed of  some tiny rabbits. $6.10 was netted  for the soldiers' tobacco fund.  Financially speaking the baseball  club dance on Friday night was not a  large success, though in every other  respect it was a thoroughly enjoyable  affair. The attendance was just right  for the Auditorium to make dancing  comfortable and Athe committee in  charge certainly had a good floor for  dancers.   Mrs. Egan (piano) and Mr,  ,___uiiie_ ^v_u_ii_.   iu-���������-_.!_ut... guuu iiiii-iu  and the! refreshments were also excellent and ample.  According to a cable to Nelson on  Monday the western members of the  KICCUIJU  V-'MjIiHClKLIl  rt _._ , x  v-<.muuiyt__iti  thai  Th������' woiiu'ii'h pnli*ioti<' woi-U-ly of iiiMtallatioii. Approxlniiiti'ly $2,1)00 Ih  I'lioenix in providing two coI-h for ilit-1 boing Hpent* on the NyHt-ein thin Hpring,  Diichi-tm   of   ('ouiiaiiprbt   houpita)    hi j mid when  the  work  is complete the  l.hgl'UH).    They air   lo hi* culled   the j ht-Ht poHMihl-* prem-im* will  always be  '        ....  I   IIIM-lltA   nil*;. ...............  were training at Shorncliffe, England  have been rushed to the front to All  the places of these Canadians killed or.  wounded in the fighting in Flanders  the latter part of the week. Lieut.  Crompton and Messrs. Brown, Loamy,  Watson, Hubie, Ttmtna, Simnionds.  and John Sfcaeo Smith are the Valloy  men with this contingent.  J. II. Sohoflold, M.P.P. for Ymir,  and Hon. Thon. Taylor, Minister of  Public 'Works arrived hi Creston  Thursday afternoon. Mr. Taylor is  on a tour of inspection of the Kootenay to look into the districts' requirements in the matter of public works,  while Mr. Schofield is along to see that  i.jus miu-u-r iw genu into thoroughly, un  well as to moot his many friends hereabouts. Thoy will bo guesta at a oitl-  zeiiw* vecepl.lon in the Auditorium this  (Thursday) oveniug.  r.lvd.i:* Ir.r.r.l (,!;���������������- only Kootenay center to boast of military twins. On  April 17, at St. Eugene Hospital, at  Cranbrook, a pair of boys arrived to  Mr. and Mrs. Haiti Kelloek. The  mother Is quite well known in Ornfitnn  as is also Ham, though they .now make  V.,|,>.  4 ........  ������*,.-_ XXX'X'X  of the ttanupoi! division Second Canadian Contingent,, and secured apeeial  leave to bo present on tlio happy ooca-  Hion. Ho goes direct to Halifax to join  ���������a. ���������  ���������gg____-____h_w__aafti-3__i^  THE   HOME  OF   THE.  TRANSIENT  '     %       ' "  COMMODIOUS J  i SAMF*t~E !  j ^OOM8 S  Iths best and Mosrj  j   F������ORUi.AR H'OTSL. SN   |  I      THE   KOOTENAYS      B  Run on strictly up-to-date  lines. . Unexcelled service trail, departments. N Kitchen  staff (including cook) all  white ladies. Every comfort,  -and attention given to guests  The  bar   is s upplied   with  nn1v the best brand of* oroeds.  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Get our prices on Implements .and  Sprayers before purchasing  elsewhere.  txtfgatilM&iA&toj^aa^t^&^m^^2m*ulL^&^  WMIW4  Cre&ton Auto &. Supply Co.  *-^>  hr*   _-������ v. rw* _^-������  S_ 8*  ���������L-Jt*. _.'_������J- M   1/iV  MJ0������   \S.  H  Lrr,"1,1    ' ,.'��������� it   a i niMrffflfriiiimniri-WiiBi  esui  f m  i -,���������������������) *������ |^tni\-t**.������..���������

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