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Array i-V&l /J'*'*������--**iai-^_r-;^/.-_j^fl''V'-   --. . -,.,-.,-  ���������* -���������_���������_*_,&������������__.   __ei������._Uw  .   ��������� ������������������... - i i>*.   hue."   ���������  &.  ���������Saw ������_  v  ^    ^  T  VM_U  trr-T  T   JLJX.  _-.-������> ���������_������ c*4 r_������_-_ -_t'  ���������Uli.-iiOX'U'X'**,  __������* V>.J  ^TiAY, MAY 21, 1915  No. 18  j_!_af^in_g^Wy^-^Ai#^ u  them to higher quarters in the neighborhood of Sullivan's camp.  -UUU  ______ <-.���������,.._,.  K7UCMSV : W_IJ.-|J-.,  Port Hill's fight for a better train  service was to the fore at a sitting of  the Fublie Utilities CJoraBaission of  the Idaho at Bonner's Ferry on May  12th. Looking at the matter of putting that town on a one-train-a-week  basis���������and eyen a Sunday train, at that  ���������from purely a financial standpoint, it ^^       is not surprising the Great Northern | gome of the losses,  made the move, if the financial returns ���������  shown are anywhere near correct.  The railroad company gave as the  chief reason for the present reduced  s^_ w_r^i   __;_���������   ������_t_-*-'   **������������������������*,   ���������������**������������������������   ll-������>_-   l-a_*l  always be^n operated at a loss and  that the revenue, from this branch  was gradually diminishing.  This was brought out by Attorney  0. S. Alberts of Spokane, who handled  tbe case for the railroad.   He stated  that for the fiscal year ending June  30, 1913, the K.V. line had gross earnings of $30,866 and expenses of $41,608  cr a loss of $10,882.   Por the fiscal year  ending June 90, 1914, earnings were  approximately $14,060  and  expenses  ������29.000. or an actual loss of $15,402.*?3_  l_as. word from  -with the Second Canadian Contingent,  -was from France, and by now he 5s  likely on the firing. The Canadian  casualty lists are read with deep concern these days.  mm****'y*^mv; ...mvmtm'^n.  -H  _!-*_.��������� _.������_._-.  m  Messrs. Watcher, Carr, Pease and  other ranchers have each lost ahead  or two of young stock this spring, and  in some cases, no trace of the animal  can be found.   Black leg accounts for  The attendance at the school keeps  up, but when strawberry pickingstarts  Principal Dougherty will not Lave so  many answering roll call. He will  have  at  least    two   pupils  t  entrance examinations.  <������ _r     ������   ���������_  $ tsand Jtioids  Annual Meeting  Win. Hooper of KOssiand was a visi  tor here on -Tuesday*'  Mrs. Lancaster whinot receive on  Friday, May,2S, nor again this season.  Lay in a double supply of provisions  on Saturday���������Monday is a public holiday.     . ^ ���������$  Dance in the Mercantile Hall on  Monday night. Music at 9 o'clock  prompt. ^\T  o ao. ������_raTuerGu o_. ^7&aaturcc������_ is spending a few days witii his parents here  this week, V-*"  Mrs. E. Lnpton'V-was a passengec  .cast en Wednesday. nn a, visit to  Cranbrook. A*  Wasted���������For three months, middle  aged lad^ to do housework. Apply  Rbvibw office.      'H' -1  with the I4th Battalion, who is reported \Ycu*_.*J.e4, on the list issued on May.  13th.  S. E. Bradley left on Sunday for  Vernon for a conference with the directors of the Okanagan Growers. _. Mr,  Bradley has the offer of sales manager  of the Growers branch at Calgary,  ber-ta.  Creston Soldiers  Get Promotions  r\.  Al.  w*,o  Aid. Spiei*s of Hasio w������o was here  and at Cranbrook the latter part of  the week looking for horses suitable  for mine work, bought a nice team  from J. B. Winlaw. It went west  on Tuesday. -  Creston people did the thing handsomely o*������i Tuesday, the local Red  Cross "Sock Day." Although arranged on short notice the ladies received  127 pairs of serviceable hosiery for the  boys at the front.  '-,# ;*, r_n _���������~_  -___������'gi xu.u_.ai/uu  MlI_-������wBB."x     __..~r -  to  millinery  orders   at   her  Flowers, ribbons, _tc.; cheap.  Close  to $1,500^.n cash money  . open  house.  Although this district has been called upon for twenty men for oversea*.  service since the organisation of the  107th Kootenay Keghnent of Light  Infantry it is satisfactory to note that  the Creston company of the aforeraen--  tioned regiment is still maintaining  better than its usual strength, While  . the enthusiasm for the work shows*  I decided improvement right along.  The efficiency of'the company has  now reached a standard where Capt.  Mallandaine has found it desirable to  make a number of promotions, which  ������������_ Announced on Satui-day, making  the staff as follows:        /  been left in Crestotrf as theJx-esult of a  JL.XJM.    VUU   gJ>������*"_-<-t V**_-*W������_>   M_vUI>fia  the average number of passengers carried per  trip was five, amounting to $5 in fares,!  while the expense oi the train crew  alone would amount to $25 per trip.  He stated that while Jt-h*.--railroad was  willing to operate a branch at a loss if-  ultimately a profitable business could  be built up,-they considered this deficit  too great to be continued.  _-_v* ���������        ���������������t      *.      _      % ���������������      1 JL__. __      "___. A.       _T___!ll  y_ne reuex a____u by the "crt Hs-I  people is not unreasonable.    For the |  -present they would be satisfied with  re-establishment of 2ji_  The Creston-Brass Band is a year  old���������and for a yearling musical"organ-  ������������������.���������,��������������������������� v_������._w#,.w   i'/_atior_, of Ctfeston's dimensions and visit from a trio of'horse buyers.  possibilities, it is certainly a band to ".  ���������ye proud of. is here to stay, and getting just a little better each week as*  the months roll* around.  The annual meeting was held on  Thursday night last, and it was found  that the officers had discharged the  has  Lieut  S'li ucr v ioui  ������;nax  tion was a  ���������3S*?  service, but; asa.*?*! that -Ssndsy ������������ iae������  one of the days chosen. Whenyfcheliiae  wasbniit they _^ei*a a������Biire5 a daily  service csk* <������__ t^_-*__������_*gth of this tifcie  ^iompaSuoy ������eeur������dtpq. gre^r.i>ar������%fl_  theright$fl'-Wyat. a/ve^yldw*ti5?urel  Senator Elliott appeared "before the  commission inJbebalf of the ranchers  and his arguments, largely covered the  settlers* side of the question.   Briefly  stated his contention was that rates  on the road had never been such as to  secure for  tht   territory served   the  'largest possible amount of tia-Xc, that  the service had not been in other .ways  such as to develop business; and now  ~ just at  the  time when it looked as  though there would be great development in the valley due to reclamation,  the railroad gives the whole thing a  tical value.'to the _<_rroi_-si..A,.->;_i.y. ;.:.���������:���������������������������.  Als to the Port Hill^Grestoi^  the line the company is quite agreeable  to the roadbed heihg turnery into a  vehicular-highway, provided it is put  back into its present shape on 24-boura  notice from the Great Northern.  The coniniission took all the matters  submitted for consideration under advisement and wU_ give a decision later.  ALICE SIDING  duties devolving upon them so creditably to both themselves and the organization that they were re-elected en  bloc, unanimously.   They are:  President���������W. B^JSmbree.  vice-tTesiaent1���������inos. Goodwin.  __-.���������   ������wv ~ ..^      -������n,'i���������������- m_-. ii  Kicv^.-x&'vao.���������-^ tavlv   jljl uenjuvv.  The band p>-rfbre ^ car-jth^, membership  |4jf"fourt^rin .Aprils 1914,.underthe  leadership of A. p*~ Bohax^ge: On his  moving to Nelson some three montha  later Mr. Goodwin wagrcfins^n leader*  4A[t"& |������es*^t tis_e there ass* __i__fceen  The financial statemient showed that  during the year $260 had been spent  on instruments, new music and inci-  dentals. There are no'accounts unpaid  and there is a 'few dollars cash on  hand. Of this amount in the neighborhood of $200 was put up by the  band members, most of whom own  their own instruments.  Just now the band has a committee  at work trying to arrange for the  erection of a bandstand in a central  location in town, and if they are successful citizens will be treated to at  least one band concert weekly during  the summer. The boys are pretty  well supplied with good music and are  hoping to have sufficient finance at an  early date to buy uniforms for the  members,   a ';.'/.:' '*.'..;,'    ���������; ,;''';  As we have stated on more than one  occasioh the band deserves well at the  hands of the citizen"-*. They give their  services freely on all public pecasidns  as well OB in between them, and they  are art organization the like of which  even Nelson and many other cities in  the province would give considerable  to enuhiorato amongst their assets.  Mr. Gibson of Victoria, the-sprovin-  Creston visitor on Friday.  T. J. Lancaster left on Monday on a  business scouting trip to Nelson, Roes-  land, Trail, and\ other likely B.C.  centres.  D. W. Briggs of Portland, Ore., president of the Canyon^City Lumber Co.  is here on a business visit. 'He arrived  on Wednesday.  I J. B. and Nels. Winlaw^ of Nelson  were here the lattle part of the week.  They had a harge deal on with Mr  Spiers of fotslo. ~\ _  , Cb&$.yftutcliffe, judi-e widely known  as '.'Chawev." theputcher," is^iu Cran  * ���������-���������     *"���������     ������f~*mm   _%_������.������_-������ .lijpi    *M������*  on bnsi-  In the matter-'c^ c_turcfirserviccs  Presbyterians have the field alone this  Sunday. 'Pastors Carpenter and Bull  are both absent from tov>n.  Cattle on Flats  Contract Blackleg  Our Alice Siding correspondent reports that ranchers in that section,  who nave had their young stock running on the flats  this  spring, have  case of Rose & Watcher, tw.o are gone.  What has happened the critters that  have turned up missing is unknown, of  course, but it is feared that "black  leg" is more or less  prevalent  this  year.     At   Bonner's  Ferry,   Idaho,  where the cattle range over an almost  identical sort of country quite a number of ranchers have recently lost two  and three and four-head each of cattle  ���������in some instances the animals sicKen ��������� Au,i���������  and die within one or two hours.- At'^    *"*  first it was thought that the stock had  been poisoned. -  * Across the line the state veterinarian'was called in And after an. investigation he reported' that the cows' were  ������fS--etea.with"b!___fe.teg" which'is an  and.'  islu  t brook 'a'fe������r day^������this week  I    *���������   If        _- .J.i_^-^_������*W\i^.V_nV..-.___-^*_/.<iij tht*   I'   .   -  ~\ **       T '"-V-i^* ���������'**���������. ~-ii*-    ^������������������I-^   -.    -.������  08 tne j about swamp lands lir the-aprahg* ajSrd  ip this lfaa of the year ^; ^ch is found to  affect only young cattle, and .which  haB never been 'known to kill cattle  over three years oldi  The authorities state that the disease  can be prevented by vaccination, and  that the process is very simple and inexpensive, ten cents paying for enough  medicine to treat a cow.--  Misses Georgina and Melva Cartwright, who have been at Normal  school at Vancouver,- the past term,  returned bume on Sunday. f,  Creston merchants will observe Monday as a public holiday. In conse-  quenco the stor__ will not close on  Wednesday afternoon next.  Small shipments of rhubarb, onions,  .radishes and lettuce are going east  dail^. The export trade in these lines  is hot quite as large as a year ago..  In Command���������Capti E. Mallandaine^  1st Lieutenant���������J,A.F. Crompton������_  2nd .Lieutenant���������C. G. rsennett.  Acting Color Sergt.���������F^B.CaHendar.  Corporals���������B. Maione, L. McMurtrie  J. Crookston.  Lance Corporals���������F. Ebbutt, F. V.  Staples, E. Keddell.  Orderly���������F. Rodgers.  Bugler���������L. Forrester.  Orompton, of course, is notwith  the company at present; just new he  is-on active service in France with the  Canadian forces.  Up to the present the work of shaping up the men in the ranks has fallen  upon Messrs. Mallandaine and Bennett  but with these promotions in effect  their work wiii be lighter, and the  change is bound to excite the utmost,  enthusiasm among the regulars and  should attract considerable new  material to the ranks.  g;������j;(j the zetum of Oa^t. Mallan������  *__G-5i    TVoj-k     Point-    T_a*_^pi>-������-r<a  Victoria, where he was putting the  finishing touches on his infantry officer's'course, two drills are held weekly  ���������field movements and firing exercises  on Wednesdays and squad drill at the  armory on SdttirdayB.  No   utatter   he  eome__may"have for* things military  4K*th the captain: and* Lie_iU;Bennett"  deserve. aAgood word for their persist-  encean a good cause���������and hex*e's hoping 'the present enthusiasm will become so infectious that a full company  of forty privates Will soon" be answering roll call regularly. J  .--_.������.__  -SltJt-X-  _-.*u-������������������.  ..������.. ._������p������H V  DUCK CREEK  on  Miss Anna _ingen  week end.  was home iOT tr������e  ������on at,'  ^t*i_.  Mrs. Seaver of Rossland arrived  Wednesday on a visit to her purentH,  Mr. and Mrs. Ri StewArt, and other  f riendB |n the Valley,  Owing to ��������� wet wenthor t\w road gang  lias hud sovoral days oft to go fishing.  Worlc hfHH not commencod as yet on  tlio now bridge at Dicky Hood's.  Alice Siding supplied two of the  four horses sold to the remount pur*  chasers at Creston last Thursday.  Victor Carr owned both of them.  Although no definite announcement  in to hand there Ib every reason to  lieileve the C.P.R. will make tho stop  at Milepost 70, during the berry soa������  lcrtr.fr.   Hunter of Calgary, Alta., who  has been visiting at, Say ward, B.C., Is  hero for a few dayw, with Mr. andMro,  A. Matthews, oir> the .etnrntrip to nor  prairie home.  The O.P.R. hiw lifted the ratle  at  ViMidtubllfc Elding.   "'Tho  Kent!������imal������  ������/.-!-, ,-,v;;is tV.s td".'1:"?4^*' vtftimn ������n,rtii nt  that point will do some cussing when  be rendw this. t  T-Ocal cattle nwhcro wer������i busy the  early part of the week rounding Up | **w WM  tholr MUm.It on tbe hum. ami utivuim  Eggs ore still retailing at 25 cents a  do5.cn, but 'thoysupply.is limited���������so  limited, in fact, that the stores will be  importing them by next week.  Lieut. Eric Howard, who left -for  England some weeks ago to rejoin the  Royal Field Artillery at Woolwich,  has juBt been gazetted a captain, we  are Informed.  F. H. Jackson lu doing a cunaldci*-  ahle export bnslnesH in poultry on the  hoof. For the past month ho has boen  shipping  five dozen lions  a wook   to  Weafc Kootenay points.  iiviumiH-gM.'-ijiaB.i.'.'fii.'.'i-ij'. jij-im jj'ja'wi1 _jhjw ,i jj.  fWtiiiii   i^iiiiiiii  ���������Notfrjtt ia hereby Kiven  that after June 1st any  consumer using our water  for Irrigation or Gai^en  _"*'__"_'^-* ^ **-A'"*   *������"**l1l    Vi������.      r.V,������������f    <-,45f  without   notice.  (.oat Moiii-taln W_terw������rks So.  I liAcllail  Tne rainy weather of the past week  has given the fish a great chance to  get rested up for the onslaughts of  local anglers on Sunday and Monday.  The next ten-cent tea under the auspices of the Creston Red Cross Auxiliary will be at the home of Mrs. J. W.  Dow oh Tuesday afternoon, May 25th.  To accomodate those going to the  picnic at the Canyon on Monday, Pick  Bevan will bo running un auto stage  all-day, with bargain prices for the  round trip.  K. Popoff and J. Shorbinin, the latter tho business agent of the Doukho-  bbr colony at Brilliant, B.C., wore  Creston valley visitors one day last  week. '.    ���������,   .  A triple oar and two double curs of  poles as well as a couple of cars of lumber wore shipped to Ontario points  this wook by tho Canyon City Lumber Co,  Housocleaning was tho order of tho  day at tho C.P.R depot yeaterday.  Messrs. Reid and Bundydld tho. Gold  DiiBt twin trick in workmanlike  manner.  Game Warden Caliendar returned  on 9.itnrd!vy from u l4*n day trip tli������'������  ough thoLaulo soctlon. of his boat.  There aro close to 700,000 spawn in tho  HhIi hr.tchory at Gorrard,.h������ Btat-CH.  I  The value for pomilou for oliarltahle  contributloiiH wus in evidence when  the P.*"d Oivn������w contribution lioxos wero  openod on Tuesday, jtium moiiic oiiiiun-  conti'lhutlons they contained $0.12.  Tho Unit of Oreston's riipreftiuitJitlvcH  with Ihe Flrtit  Contingent to  appear  Mrs. F. J. May  and Mnf. M. Hagen  were Creston callers Thursday,  Don't forget Monday the 24th. The  band are giving a picnic and dance.  Monrad Wigen started his mill up  on Wednesday and expects to run  steady now.  The C.P.R. are putting an addition  to tho freight shed here, when completed the shed will be twice as large au  formerly.  The Misses Gertrude and Muriel  Knott of Erlcttson and Mrs. Embree  of Creston spent the week end visiting  friends at Duck Creok.  'Messrs. Jack Johnson, Sr., Jack  Bathie.and.Sam Moon spent tho week  end at Summit crook, and returned  with good bags,  but O. U. fl_h stories.  Latest word from Victoria is to tho  effect that tho 48th Battallion has not  yet loft, but has everything In l-oadi-  ness for an Immediate and hunted departure.  Mr.   Gibson,    Inspector   of  school  grounds, paid the Wynndel school an  official visit on Saturday.   Aftor going ovor tho grounds with the trustees  he cypTcn^ed hif-Wl? ��������������������������� *l������>"Ho;liO������*l with  the appearance of tho place and said it  waa ������y f.i-r the. beat at -ny l������ th. district.   He strongly advocated ohUiln*  Ing another acre of ground for  tho  purpose of a playing field, hut It Im not  known what stops tho  trusteet������  will  tako in frhlw ���������matter.  The daneo held In Mr, Grady'w hall  on Saturday, although a very onjoy-  l (iW(������ affair, wai* not up U% tlio utmul  high Htandia-il of tho Duck Crock auo  lal functions, thn-.v-holngn. vory mark-  ed sciirolty of boys.   In all other re������-  A fisherman's train is being run on  Sundays by the C.P,R. from Nelson to  Castlegar.  Rossland curlers have sufficient  funds in sight to build a new $4,000  rink this year.  Owing to poor cattle guards the loss  of stock along the line of the Kootenay Central is rather serious.  Dependents of soldiers at the front  at Fernie are drawing 11U75 a month  from the Patriotic Fund.  Hereafter military pHsonors will go  from Fernie to Lethbridge internment  camp instead of to Vernon.  pects it was -'jakc." tho floor being excellent and the music good. It was  decided: that kaiser Bill should bo hold  directly responsible for thero being an  insufficient supply of boys.  Tho  meeting  of the  Co-oporative  Fruit  Growers Association wiis  hold  on Sunday, afternoon and  was very  poorly attended, however considerable  buolnoss was transacted.   The Dominion Express Company have decided to  putnnagont at thlu point  who will  also act as bookkeeper to tho Association.   It was  decided to  enter seven  ranchors for a strawberry crop competition, hold under tho auspices of the  Hortieulluial department, which do  natos $45 In prices.  A building bee that all should try to  be at Is on for Wednesday, May 20, at  tho O. J. T,Y!Scr. raTirti. A new . 0v*������-  foot packing shed Is being put up,  which will 1>ti available for a gymnasium and nodal club room for tho people of this section. Tho material Is on  tho ground and tho workers will get.  buwy at ft u.ni. Alloc Siding and Crouton people will be made welcome and  bring o. aaw and hii.uiuu.i- with you If  pOt-IJIt-ie. W() H������>1 M#<U������ ,,'||������������ ivimiii j������...  In one day fto como for tho whole day  If you can. At lenot two . qunre meids  served, and a dance at night. Conic;  and tho more tho merrier.  tfwi-^-fc-l ���������J_vw__r*_**������  UK HE VIEW, CRESTON. B. a  mmm*mm*mWmm**mmmmmX1mmm  mmm** -__���������������-_*_������  Granulates Eyelids,  Eyes inflamed by expo*  cure to San, Destand Wind  quickly relieved by -dsrlss  Eye Seised?. No Smarting,  just Eye Comfort. At  You? Druegi-t's 50c psr-Eottle. Murine Eye  EalvemTuVes 2 5 c. For Beak si tne Eye Free ask  Pruggists or filarioe Eye Senedy Co., ���������_s_csge  Eyes  -B.  J_.*^5_r'������.  Ill  H  By Basil Tozer  Bl    Ward,   Lock   &  Co.,  Limited  St London,  Melbourne and Tcrsnts  (Continued)  It Hashed upon Hugh ia au instant  that this was all part of the snare  in which they had been taken. No  doubt the clothes Dodd had provided  for them had been specially prepared  to confirm the suspicions so carefully  roused against them.  -Weii, let ns he tried/* he said despairingly. "If you will' give us a fair  trial we can ^xplaiu ev .rythbas "  in all bis fury could he haye freed  himself or loosened himself by so  much as an irn^i.  _._.._      *._������������. __K-������*      1UO      l-(_������Vh. V.--       1XIC-       1   IgUl  was   another  post,   and   to   that   Mr.  Hetherington   was   fastened   in   like  manner.    He seemed to .have swooned  and   was   hanging   down,   doubled  over the chain securing him. Jesting  coarsely, 'one   of   the   lynchers   was  fastening a cord, under, liis'shoulders,  | so.as to hold him in an upright posi-  i tion.    On   Huyfivs   left,  as    he    well  '.knew, there was another post, but at  this at first he dared not look.  Then by a great effort he turned  his head and looked. There it wus,  and, most horrible to see, there Eira  stood against it, she, too, secured  by a chain drawn fast ubdut Iter  waist. She was very'-pale, but she  held herself upright, withy liter hands  clasped before her and her face turn?  ed upwards. She had herself, in order to avoid being handled; Walked  to the stake, placed herself in position  with her back to it, and .had with  her own'.hands',, adjusts.-!-the chain  about her slender body. She knew at  once* when Hugh looked at her, and  glancing towards him she made hint  sign, to which he could give  The Kaiser's Plans  I  11  K_.i' -tA/l������M nHtf-v  TORONTO.1  il  ���������3 K-O*.* X,  ) no reply.  near her,  dry wood  she stood  very little  her executioner-?, though they loathed and ab-  A wagon was drawn up  and men had begun piling  around her, so that already  knee deep in fagots.  But she seeemd to heed  What they did;   and even  "You   have   been   tried     already,"  said   Keene   coldly:     "If    you   were  knocked silly and didn't know  what ]  was going on, you have only yourself (  to thank,    itbxi have fceeu tried ami !  found guilty by Judge l_yach, and we ; ,vv  want no ���������more.'oifSyo'.ur slack.    Jabez I'~~"  hoi-red   what  they   believed  she  had  done, yet were forced to admire the  f calm . and   Unlet   courage     that   she  ho wed,  Another   wagon   drew     up    beside  I Hugh.    Two men  threw  the ������������������ pile "of  wood  dowu  fJEO_nvit;   others  ar-  ed it about him  MOST  ������MWMH--M  perfect Made 11  II  ..-������_l-       X.KT       XXX^X^.       V-       .-!���������.������*������������������        -.as_v._. ���������--...,_ ri tl WW!      it      *__(_,__���������'_.____'  Hunt, just g^nd^tand by ^  oner, ana if he gnes any muie jaw,,... ,       .     ���������  .    , .... -it ��������� *     1>rPV^ i-tp.  knock him over the head."  The man addressed as Jabez, who  was the same who had already kicked  Hugh sad been overturned for his  pains, came forward grinning, with a  heavy stick in his hand.  **l'oa also, eira Siudle." Keese continued- "There is no need to try you  at all, for we have.all seen you doing  what not a man of ns would ever  have believed the meanest white woman living would have done. You  have gone against your own race and  your own sex. and you have been  ready to help the murderers of another white woman to escape. Worse  even than that, yon actually tried to  escape with them." -  His face and voice expressed a genuine horror that was stamped also on  iiiG face of every listener. They al!;  thought Bira's action a crime beyond  credence; not one of them, in fact,  would have believed it possible had  they not thought they had seen it  themselves���������it was to them the unpardonable sin. The loathing and abhorrence they felt towards the two  men was intensified tenfold towards  the woman who they thought had betrayed her Womanhood, her sex, her  race, everything that they held sacred.  "You pack of fools," began Hugh at  the top of his voice, but he got no further, for the man Jabe_ promptly aimed a heavy blow at him. Hugh guarded it with his arm rnd so avoided the  full force of it, but it struck him down  al! the same. -  "Bring them along,' said Editor  Keene.  Men seized hold of them and hurried them to the spot where those  throe post's had been fixed upright in  the ground.  Another wagon laden with wood  had joined the first that had issued  from the bush. Both were quickly approaching; behind, a third was visible, loaded, too. with dry wood.  In the west the glowing rim of the  sun just dipped beneath the horizon.  ii  Ii  ^ CHAPTER XXVIII.  / Death at the Stake  Each one of the prisoners was thus  hurried in the centre ot a group of  their captors, and none of them* could  Fi-e what was happening to the others.  Hugh, a little dazed by the blow he  had just received, found himself'  pushed with his back against one of  the tall, thick posts, whose use he  had wondered concerning. One man  held him the.', by the throat, and ha  could not resist for others held his  arms. He felt something hard and  tight drawn round his waist, and thero  was a sound of someone 'hammering  behind. Ho could feel the post against  which he was held quivering with the  force of the blows.  "What, are you doing?" ho said, and  then, "I am an Englishman and you  will  have  to answer for this."  (J 11 o of llieni struck lilm across tho  face, but tliey made no other answer.  Then th������*y tliwv away from him. He  was left -.landing alone, leaning  again.''., t lie: pool behind him, and looking down lie realized ho was secured  to i������ by a Htout iron elialn, passed  round ii it. middle and fastened be  himl.  T!m- sluifk nT ihi.0 <��������� nurd him tn him*1  n.-lf. It was.as though n kind of veil  had fallen from before bin eyes, nnd  he hiiw and understood everything  wiiji pr I'tiiuiurn! clfiiriiess. Mehlnd  ���������.������-i.v������*ihiiii' ,W Ii: IiIk mind WiH 11  vivid' rrcolh'Ciioii oi a picturo lie had  _M**Aii   ;_���������_  ;*.   ������*hlld   ill   Foxo'h   "IlOok   of  M.i.ii n>," representing t wo ot ihe  l*n>t i:-s'.t iin*. reform en' In the nix loon Hi  eentnry chained lo nlnlc (.���������*-��������� and on Ihe  jx.hi!  of I'l-lii-*-. burnt alive.  Ill;, lu'iiln reeled again nn ho now  ������*U-,*rly liiidci'.iloeil 11._.I lhi,*i name awful   fnte  war.  now   In  he  bin  und   Hint  ft!    111!.   I 'tlllipailiOUK.  [!.' ������������������..rove for :i moment ar.nliial Ihe  iron llnk.H Hint l.Miiid lilm. biif. nio  <h;tin war. well nnd truly fni'.ciit-ri,  nnd tin- |io*.| 11������������������,'���������). Mont, und iiiiv.ii  *J������-*������-p lnfi* the earth. Not If ho hnd  I1.1.. the .itrenijlh n. a HereM^rk of old  ww ������������������ .���������_ ������������������in.niiii- ._���������������-���������,������������������ *,*,* !������������������������ wi _.n_Mi-   mmmmmmwim*,,!!! mn,m*W'mm*m**mmm)*m  W.   N    U.  1nM,  him and made him its sad prey.-. He  was aware of an impulse to open his  mouth and scream, and scream, and  scream, aud never cease- To the preternatural clearness with which the  moment before he had seen'and understood everything there now succeeded a dull haze of horror, tiiruugh  which he seemed to see the men  about him, like devils moving to. and  fro. He could not believe in the reality of  what was happening.  "What are you doing with that  wood?" he said to the men busy about  hini-  Tliey looked at him sideways, but  none of them answered. They were  very pale and silent, but very resolute.  He lifted his eyes to the heaven  above with a belief that from there  same voice must come, some sign be  shown, io save them from a. fa.te so  awful. But the sky, soft with the  shades of evening, showed nothing,  and the wood the men were piling  about him reached now above his  middle. .     , ��������� .  From the sky his eyes turned to  search over the prairie, for he thought  he might see an army there, marching to their rescue. But all that was  visible upon its vast expanse was a  few buggies and wagons, and two  men on horseback, and a woman riding. Most of these were just settlers  of the neighborhood hastening lest  they sohuld be late for a rare spectacle. But all were not, for one of  the foremost was an old man with a  strange, noseless face who rode wildly* and behind him, a long way be-  liind him, the one woman rode desperately too, as if with some purpose other than the mere fascination  of horritle t.h'ngs.  Hugh turned his eyes away from  the prairie and looked towards his  uncle. Mr. Hetherington was still  unconscious, and Hugh envied him.  Then the thought struck him to wonder what his colleagues of tne London Stock Exchange, those respectable, top-hatted, frock-coated men,  would think it they could see the senior partner in Messrs.'Hetherington,  Financiers, Lombard street, in his  present position. The incongruity of  the thing seemed to him so wild that  he laughed.  "Hullo," said .Tabe?: limit.'who was  one of these arranging the dry wood  about him, "glad you see the fun of  the thing."  "Got to answer for this to England,  hey,  Mr.  Britisher?"  said  another.  "Why. no," said Hugh; "to God, I  think."  They looked a Utile uncomfortable  nt that, but said nothing. Their work  finished, they went away, and Hugh  wns left standing breast high In carefully arranged faggots or wood. Ho  turned his head and looked towards  Eira. Wood wns piled so high about  her that only her bond was visible,  but seeing him looking she again  waved hor lmnd to him. Tic know the  gesture meant he was to ho brave,  and ho marvelled .afresh at tho culm  courage sho showed.  ".Tust look," said one or tho men  near, horrified, "she is malting signs  to the young negro. Absolutely shnmo-  Ichb,  Isu-I. she?"  "I don't believe she can be a while  woman at all," declared another; "II;  don't, seem credible, Can sho bo a  qiuirdoon, da you think?"  "If do, she ought to he rolcisod."  said tho fli'Hl, man; "If fdio wero colored she would just, hnvo shown herself clear grit. It Is only because she  hi  white  that what  she did was  so  THE INCREASED NUTRITIOUS VAMJE^QF BREAD MADE  IN THE HOME WITH ROYAL  YEAST CAKES SHOULD BE  6UFfioiE������T INCENTIVE TO  T HE <?' A ft E.F'U i. HO US E W! Ft  TO GIVE THIS IMPORTANT  FOOD ITEM THE ATTENTION  TO WftlCK IT IS JUSTLY ENTITLED.  KOfiSE'.������READ SAK!N��������� P.S-  BUCESTHS HIGH COST OF  LIVING BY LESSENING THE  AM OU NT OF U?tN3i������ E  MfeATS REQUIRED TO SUPPLY THE NECESSARY NOUR-  iSHmEKT TO THt  BODY,  E. W. aiULSTT CO.LT&.  TORONTO, ONT.  .WINNIPEG MONTREAL  V^  . ������������������������f ~y ���������   replied Keene.  "Boys." shouted someone from the  background, "here is old Noah Siddle  coming to see his pet niggers burnt."  Ia, fact, it was Noah Siddle who,  riding wildly', oh a gaddleless horse,  now drove his way into the centre  of the crowd, and in the centre of It  fell rather than jumpuu to'the-ground.  "Mr. Siddle. Mr. Siddle!" shouted  Hugh, striving against his chain, "tell  them we are white men and innocent/' >  "Take that old man ---way," said  Editor Keene. "What are you coming,  interfering for, Noah Siddle?    These  negroes   have   been   triea    and . con--! opean confederation!'*  demned by Judge Lynch;  and if you   peoples formed, to.ij^  value your safety, you  won't try to  interfere." .  Noah looked wildly round. Another  wagon laden with dry Avood had just  been, drawn up close to the stake to  which Eira ..was-fastened, so that'she  was hidden from her grandfather's  hasty glance round-'*  "Do what you like with those two  black villians," panted Noah; "they  deserve it all."  "Oh, you know we are white men���������  you know it!" cried Hugh despaair-  ingly.  "You are two black cursed niggers,"  said Noah with a gesture of inextinguishable hatred towards the still half-  uneonscious Mr. Hetherington. "But  where is Eira, my granddaughter?  Someone told me Eira���������but that's impossible. Please te.l me where she  is, for she's a good girl, you know."  Although no one answered him, he  saw how they all looked in one direction, and he moved his position and  looked that way, too, past the loaded  wagon. Now he saw Eira, looking at  him palely over the piled wood that  surrounded her, and at that he gave a"  great and lamentable cry.  "She is the worst of them all," saht  Keene. "These brute beasts only followed their owji  heasty nature;  ��������� she is a white woman herself, and  she helped them���������"  "You fools, you blind fools!"  old man cried. "Why, she had  thing to do with it���������free her at once?  Why, 1 never meant her," he said  thickly, with one hand to his throat.  "Take him away," said Keene.  "Give nie that can of oil. Has anyone  a box of matches?"  <To be Gcntlnuedi  Will Punish' Emperor Joseph  For not  Having Kept His End up in the  .       Conflict  The Press Bureau's official eye-witness al the British front sends a new  version of German aims gleaned from  captured German officers, who say  that the Austrian empire is to be dismembered, part of it going to Italy  and part of it to Germany. This is Hk  price, according to these officers Au'_-  Irla must pay for the failure-of her  arms.  tt is said in addition by these men  that Germany will Insist upon Ihe  annexation of Belgium to a new Gorman confederation, to include all Germanic peoples and the Scandinavians.  Antwerp, according to these views,  which are pronounced with, great assurance, is lo be made an international port, and the whole of this  scheme is to be brought about through  'the offices of the Pope.  "Conversation 'with captured officers and the better educated prisoners  lias thrown considerable light on the  views of the general situation now  held by the German army.  "It is freely acknowledged that Germany started the war, but opinion  seems to be divided regarding her intention to occupy Belginm permanently. The belief is that she would not  have crossed the _Ieuse if England  had remained neutral. The belief is  thai she would have advanced  through South Belgium ������nd Luxemburg, thinking Great Britain would  take it in the right way, as long as"  Germany maintained that she desired  no territory in Europe not already occupied by German-speaking people. It  is admitted that Germany's strategic  frontier in the Yosges must be improved.  "The most important poiut in the  views now held is a frank admission  that since the Austrians have failed  so badly in the present way and have  had to be bolstered up by the armed  strength of Germany she will have to"  pay for it. and must hieeu.  "The German prisoners hold that  the Austrian empire will cease to  exist. The Germans will give away  some of its territory to Italy, and will  include the Gerii.an,speaking portion  of Austria in the German empire,  and also Luxemburg.  "The Germans will welcome the  Duchy of Poland as a buffer between  themselves and Russia, and will in-  .sist on Belgium joining-th'e GeTinan  zollerein, Antwerp becoming an international port. ,'  "There will he a g^fat central Eur-  "-i.be Germanic  'the Scandinavian. The Germans"l6'oTr"_cr>sai*d to  of the Pope, though  this is regretted be  The  IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY  Limited  the good offices  the necessity vor  cause it is not thought that the Papal i  influence is compatible with the attainment of the pan-American aims-  These views are based on inspired  and highly-colored 'newspaper nc-  counts which are cleverly edited fr<>m  the  offi������.'.;aL  ��������� oiumuniques."  New, Floating Mine  it  hut  yet  the  no-  .i in ������ui ui..... v .  "Tho abomination of denotation, tlio  unpardonable sin," -mid a third ii.uii,  a deacon of tho local Baptist church.  "l'.dltor Keene, arc wo not ready? Tt  Ih gelling dark."  "Thero will bo plenty of nidi-noon,"  Tho Franco-German war cost  Prance 0,287,000 francs (.C37-.515,-  000), one-halt of whicli rupruHeiilud  the war Indemnity to Germany. As  the war wont on. for about nine  months Its daily average would be  fully a million and a quarter sterling.  The Uiiflso'Turkisli war cost ���������UiiH������>n  ,C 153,080,000, and she had two year.*.'  lighting for hor money. Jn the oh)  dill's the income tax wnu looked upon  In thin country as u wur lax. The  maximum income tun levied during  lho Grim can war waa Is *ld In tho .i_.  and tlio highest levy made by j.>ir  Michael HlekB-Beacli during tho Boo;  war wuh Is ltd. In the ������.-~VVi'i_tmtn-  Bier Ga'/.otto.  Has Many Advantages Over Those  ���������, In Use by Other isiatlons  The British navy has developed a  new type of mine, which, according to  the Scotsman, marks a new era in this  branch of warfare. The German and  French oflating mines have not presented such a very difficult problem,  because it hati been comparatively  easy to sweep them up, owing to their  suspension tackle. The new British  mine has no floats and no tackle. It  can be ejected from a torpedo lube or  Incontinently thrown overboard. If  desired, it can be set to rest qii the  sea floor until the minute chosen by  those placing it, when it will come  up, not to the surface, but to tho  proper depth at which to meet the  rushing bows of a ship.  As soon as the mine, floating free,  reaches a certain depth there is set  up a series of movements which put  into operation a flny propeller, and  Mils promptly kicks the mine up to  the proper hivel, and then stops until again called upon. It Is not a  mine easily caught in sweeping operations, as it progresses under water  in a cevic!: of siow "leano," which  never reveal it. as It cannot, leap beyond Us llxod llniIt of buoyancy,  an occasional corrective to insure  good health and strength. Success  is almost Impossible for the weak  and ailing. .Enjoyment is not  for Tthe sick. Impaired health  and serioua sicknesses usually  begin in deranged conditions of the  stomach, liver, kidneys or bowels.  A pretty young woman stopped into  a music store tho other day. Sho trip-  pod up to tho counter whoro a now  clerk was aasortlng music and, In her  Kweetof.1. lonoH, afcikcd:  "Havo you 'ii.iti-.cu .uc in the .\Ujuu-  light'?" Tho cU-rk turned halfway  around, looked at her, and u nt. wc veil:  "It in up t havo boon lho man at tho  other counter. ��������� I've only been hero a  week."  Many Butcher Shops CIogo  Two thousand butchers' aliop havo  boon cloned lu England since tlio beginning of tho war. The increased  pflcos of moats and the effort in most  hoiiRchoklH to ecoiioiiHzo closely, luiB  been tlio cause, for tho decreased con-  Huiiiptlon, which has hit tho retail  butchcra very hard.  Probably moro meat than ovor before In being imported Into Iho Hrll-  it.il .H.i'i., but a large proportion of  It. gooa immediately Into tho lunula of  of tho government for supplying the  Kohlioi'H a homo and abroad.  The bhHlhcSH of tlio average retail  butch--*, according to trade journal*-',  hati deoieaficrt twenty per cent.  are _oeogn.2ed all over the world  to be the best corrective of troubles  of the digestive organs. Thoy tono  tho stomach, stimulate tho liver, regulate tho bowels. They cleanse the  system, purify tho blood and  act  In   the  best nnd uafeat   way  For Health  and $fs"@Bt.ggfhj  l_������-������n-t Sfcln of Any MeiHofav (n tint World J  Sold ���������vwrywUcr*.   In l*oxo#, 25 cant*  soe you toiler    llttlo  tur'blo  accl-  'Sis won't ho ablo to  night,  Mr.  .Toiior."  aaid  brother.    "Sho's  had  a  dent."  "Ih that ho?   What happoiiud?"  "All hot* Juilr got, burned up."  "Good lieavows!   Wan sho burned?"  ''Nuw;   (die    wasn't    'there.    Slio  dou't.  know   about  It  yet."���������Llppln***  Vott'ii,  Every Frenchman    not In uniform  now wears a bi'-������H_anl on his una lo  ].. ujI   './.-.rktl   .-illy,  Uh-   "   '  of hIuuvio  not  to  bo  in  a mark  vice.  U.    Jl.  set*-  fttella-  Holla   want ������ man in a million,  want a million in a num.  Dorothy \va8 vlBltiiig hor grandpar-  ont������ In the country for tho lirst time.  Seeing  n  quantity   of  f_uther_  wcat-  tOt'tJl-   UOOIIt.     ho      i.cj-j'.iiu,   i-i'm:   i-.i_uv..  hor hoad In disapproval.  "Grandpa," alio told lilm gravely,  "you ought ronlly t,i do comcthlng tfr  keep your chlckena from woorln_r out  ho," ^>  ���������mmmW  i*^r ..,***.,*. _n____i  MP -___M___fe______ .u^mmm. -..Ar '.i..  PI-!      fCBBaMU     -flSSSSk      hSSmmmmmmm  ** (saw Hcs bb  BSB  /kre  mjvw juown,  ^ej/.et  v*������ II  ��������������� w������ *���������#  fc..* X v������  n**������������������.;r. rt-.+ TU\t%V   p������   \v;thrtt,t   f%  nr* tfH-E REVIEW, CHESTON��lB. C.
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German Sympathizers Held Up
The postal authorities at Ottawa
have held a number of iron finger
rings addressed to German sympathizers in Canada, and at the same Ume
have unearthed a peculiar scheme to
assist the fatherland. The plan is being carried out by certain German
newspapers in tne United States. Peo-_
pie are asked to send in their gold
rings, which arc said to be forwarded
to Germany, ostensibly to "assist the
Red Cross Fund, but it is believed to
help swell the kaiser's gold reserves.
In return for the gold ring the donor
is sent an iron band to be worn as a
mark of devotion to his country. The
rings are inscribed in .German:-"To
the old Fatherland, my faith to prove,
I give in time of stress gold for this
iron."
The scheme is understood to have
been worked extensively in the
United States.
Will Build $200,000 Plant to Make
Gasoline  and   Explosives
Secretary Lane announces that the
United States Bureau of Mines has
entered into a co-operative arrangement with the Aetna Exposives Company of New York, for the development on a commercial scale of the
process discovered" by Br. Walter F.
Rittnian, one of the bureau's experts,
for the manufacture of benzol and
tulol from petroleum.
Through Dr. Rittman's discoveries
it is expected bases for dyestuffs and
high explosives heretofore almost exclusively imported from Germany will
be drawn from petroleum and independent producers will be able to
double their output of gasoline.
Under the agreement the Aetna
company  undertakes   to  devote    the
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French H. ve a New Explosive Terrible  in its  Effect
Ever since the beginning of the war
there have been rumors of a new
French explosive of appalling' force.
A recent statement referred to the
expected increase in results from artillery fire consequent upon some discoveries and the Paris Eclair prints
an extract from a soldier's letter, saying:
"We had three trenches to take, and
expected a hard job. The air seemed on fire. The signal was given and
we charged, but the usual hail of
bullets  was  lacking.
"On searching the first trench we
halted, petrified, i. was niied with
corpses. In-a corner the soldier who
served the mitrailleuse was upright,
chained to the gun.   Ho, too, was life
S11?1A._C ?-ot_ lesLs ^A*1? 1?20(M-,00J, to _t]t*e I less-   "We rushed a second trench and
a third.   The same sights were there,
everyone was annihilated."
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fore the judge and I solemnly i-eau
, the charge in the indictment to him.
"'Are you guilty or* not?' I asked.
"The black man - oiled uneasily in
his chair. 'Well, boss,' he finally-said,
If    Ia.'��,U      -3o.J-     *1�� *�����     ���_�����_-���-��*��     4-1.-1----V    ���_-���<*'���*��_��.     **!*->��**���
I  t        M1JU.     X,       U.C-H.*-    titV T -w-  J a,4._LJ_AJ-.Q I��  Vrf    A Vr       lAUVUtt
to try?"
!nir Hemiriders
_TVj(?    -TH1 _ ���
ui lineiiiuatism
small refining plant
"It is expected that the co-operation will be productive of great benefits," said Secretary Lane, "inasmuch
as it will enable the process to be immediately tried out in large scale
operations and will permit the
Bureau of Mines at an early date to
publish the full details of a commercial workable process.
"The contract expressly provides
that all devices, improvement, processes and inventions of any kind
evolved in the development of the process shall be subject to patent by tbe
Bureau of Mines for the benefit of the
public. The work will be carried on
under the direct supervision of Dr.
Rittman, who will have exclusive con-
S��lifSd directio:i of the experimental | only"way"to reacTthe troubTe'airi to
cure it is through the blood. The poisonous rheumatic acids must be driven
Raw, Damp Weather Starts
the Pain, But the Trouble
Lies in the Blood
Spring weather is bad for rheumatic
sufferers. The changes from mild to
cold, the raw, damp winds start fche
aches and twinges, or in the more extreme cases, the tortures of the
trouble going. But it must.be borne
in mind that'it is not the weather that
causes" rheumatism. The trouble is
rooted in the blood���the changeable
I weather merely starts the pains. The
Minard's
Etc.
Liniment    Cures    Burns,
What's   the     dlfferenco
fibre' and  wcodenware?"
between
"EDDY'S PAILS AND TUBS ar<_
made from compressed fibre baked
at extreme heat All in. on_: solid
piece. Cannot warp or full apart;,-
No chance of spllntr ��� a. Wear
longer,1 look better and are very
���ligtt'\"tO;'"handIei---A':The^.latter ^ppiat;
should always be a matter of consideration when buying kitchen
utensils," concludes Airs. Wise-
.neighbour.     >
Children Teeths^g
BABY IS VERY COMFORTABLE AND
LAUGHS DURING THE TEETHINQ
PERIOD.   THANKS TO
There Is more catarrn In this section
of the country than all other diseases
put together, and until tho last few
years was -supposed to be Incurable.
For a great many years doctors* pronounced It a local disease and prescribed
local remedies, and by constantly tailing
to cure with local treatment, pronounced It incurable. Science has
proven Catarrh to be a - constitutional
disease, and therefore i'cH"'rcS constitutional treatment. Hall's Oata_ri_ Cure,
manufactured by F, J. Cheney & Co.,
Toledo. Ohio la the only Constitutional
cure pn the market. - It is taken Internally in doses from 10 drops to a teaspoon-ill It acts directly on the blood
and mucous, surfaces ot the system.
They otter one hundred dollars for any
case it. falls to cure. Send for circulars
and   testimonials. ��������'���.
Address: F, J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo.  Ohio
Sold   by   Druggsts.   75c.
Take Hall's Family JPUls for constipation.
New British Airship
TweJy"w   powerful   airships,   ciaiiued
to be improvements over anything of
the air-fighting    type    ever    floated,
have been-completed in England.
These machines are to attack German fortersses and naval bases. According to the English claim, tiie
new type of dirigibles have remedied
the defects of the Zeppelins and
have vastly improved on the offensive
possibilities of the German craft.
out. Liniments and rubbing may give
temporary relief, but cannot possibly
cure the trouble. The sufferer is only
wasting    time    and money with this
. a    A.,^-,A ,^~,X
_.-11    X . X i.
HARNESS  OIL
is manufactured expressly for harness.
That's why it prevents cracking and
 .i _.__ _   -.__i	
mdivc.   mc   _cui.-i.-r
soft and pliable. One
rubbing: with Eureka
makes arfold set of
harness look like
new.
Dealers Everywhere
fie
|(-TlMPERIAL OIL COMPANY
Limited
Alade
New Records In Deep Sea Diving
That deep diving is a practical procedure  wlien the proper precautions
are    taken    seems*- to have  h_?n cle-
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frn11Kip-:,-*.��������;-..v .��������� *r.nr.i��� ���������*���   monstrated  bv  tests  carried   out   bv
DOUBLE  TRACK  MILEAGE
Horses or Gasoline
Double  Track   Mileage of C.P.R.  Exceeds    That    of    All Canadian
Railways Put Together
The Canadian Pacific Railway now
has 1,420 miles of double track, which
is very much greater tahn the double
track mileage of   any other line in
Canada, and exceeds that of all Canadian railways put together.
/
SooTHiN�� Syrup*
PURELY VEGETAB..E���NOT NARCOTIC
FREE TO ALi .ilFFBHERS
Krouroorotirof sou rft"RU.s down' 'c.ot Hiqblukk'
���UrrEK from KIDNItV, BLADDER, KICKVOU3 PICKASKH,
CHRONIC WKAKNKSa,UI.Ct.K8,8KIN ttRUrvIONS.PIL-B,
Utlto for FftCB CLOTH UOUNO MEDICAL BOOK ON
~ ""    "         affecud by
��1 N.-H.-
OHRONICWKAKNKSa,UI.CI.K8,8KINICRUrV]ONa,PIL-8
Utlto for FftCB CLOTH UOUNO MEDICAL BOOK OU
that* diseases mid wONDKiiruf. ctinus affecud by
Ttiei-CW-llENOHH-MKDY. r -" '''��� '
fi Ml bRjAlPI C#TO yoiuseir iruu
thir��i_��dy for vouKown ollmrnt. Abiolutoly- PRKB
No'follow up clicuUrn, Nooblluntlnn��. Or.I.kCli_ho
-lED.CO.ltAVICRtiTOCKKn.UAMPRTKM) -.ONI)-N,lttl<_
WK WANT TO VROVK TUt-RANON WILL OUR3E VOV.
75 YEARS OF   PROGRESS
The Old Sellable
CUNARD  LINE
Established  1840
Tlio    World's    Fastest    Weekly
Mall anl I'assongor Ocean Service.-
Reduction Second Cabin Rates
<��ka     ALL STEAMERS
��P��W     INCLUDING LUSITANIA
Tho  largoBt,  fastest  and  finest
stoamor now In bow Ice.
Prepaid phhhukob arraneod. Apply to nny U.K. or 8.S.'Agent, or
THE CUNARD STEAMSHIP CO.,
'304 MAIN STREET       WINN I PEG
Craze For Gasoline Engines Fast Dy
ing Out In the West
"Saskatchewan farmers are apparently coining to the conclusion that
gasoline'tractive'power is loss economical than that supplied by animals.
The Hon. W, R. Motherwell recently
stated that the Saskatchewan Investment Co. at Meringo had discarded
tho six large engines they had in
favor of oxen, 160 oxen being required
to do the'old work. At the Horse
Breeders' convention held in Iteglna,
tlio secretary in his report claimed
that the craze for gasoline englneB
was fast dying out and that the ubo
of horses was being reverted to. The
result is that mixed farming in this
province has received a considerable
impetus. I
The report of the Sheep Breeders'
association also hold in Iteglna show-
.od thero woro 126,000 sheep in Saskatchewan in 391'1, or aliout ono to
ovory flvo pei'Bons. The prlco realized
for wool in 11>14  was .17.1) cents a
The supply of copper is so limited
in Germany that for some time past
German agents have been collecting
large quantities of copper coins in
Italy and transporting them to Germany for the .manufacture of projectiles. According to the Demoncrata
do Delemont a similar ruso is bs'ftig
employed In the Swiss Juras, where
the French, "sous," which hp.ve a
laxge currency, are eagerly bought at
doublo their face value by German
agents.
ed���harder to cure. There is just one
speedy cure for rheumatism���Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. They act directly
on the impure, acid-tainted blood.
They purify and strengthen it and
thus root out the cause of tha rheumatism. Here is strong proof of the
above statements. Mr. J. Routley,
Sydney, Man., says: "I was so badly
crippled with-rheumatism in my hips
and knees that' I could hardly ��� ��6
about. I began the use of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, which I took steadily for a couple, of Amdnths.: by "which
time all traces of the trouble had disappeared. I can' niosf, : strongly recommend the PJlls to all'���'rheumatic
sufferers,"
Polo" by all medicine dealers or by
mail at 50 cents a box or six boxes for
$2.50 from The Dr. Williams' Medicine
Co.,   Brockville,   Out
the navy department during tha fall
of 1914 off the coast of New England.
Tn these tests only such apparatus as
is   supplied   with   the   diving   outfits
all naval vessels was used. About one
hundred dives    were    made,    and although  great depths  were    reached,
no   mishaps   or   difficulties   were   experienced. One diver went to a depth
of 274 feet, and it is believed by the
officers in charge that a: depth of 300
feet or more can be reached without
serious danger.
The Way Out
Wise mothers who know the virtues
of Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator always have it at hand, because
it proves its valu\
Change of Food Brought Success and
Happiness
An ambitious but delicate girl, after
fulling to go through school on account of nervousness' and hysteria,
found In Grape-Nuts tho only thing
that seemed to build up and furnish
hor the peace, of health.
"From infancy," sho says, "I havo
Zeppelins or Spiders?
A story is told of a young French
woman who observed with punctiliousness the wartime precautions ordered by the police.
She kept the shutters closed at
nightfall, and the curtains' pulled
down, so that not a speck of light
would escape form her apartments.
But one night, when reading the
-newspaper, she said that sho had
reached the limit.
The newspapers said that if the
Zeppelins came all persons must go
into the cellars. She told her friends
she would not go down into the cellar.
"I do not care a fig for the Zeppelins," sho said. "It is no use asking vac. I will not go down Into tho
cellar."  .
"But why?" asked her .friends. "Be
cause," sho replied, "I am afraid of
spiders."
Minard's  Liniment Curea  Dandruff.
There is no getting away from tho
fact that the money for the stockiuan
is in good stock.. It makes little difference as, to class or breed, provided
they are adapted to soil, climate and
local conditions. What Is tru's of purebred dairy cattle is true.of beef cattle, horses, sheep and swine. Tho man
who sets a high standard of individuality, pedigree and performance and
uses good judgment*in his breeding
operations which enables lilm to reach
his goal 1s the man who is paid for
his pains.
>.i"on wtiMtxi i. wm�� iuii iniumnt*
fW TU CillMitA  IV'iMUIiKl* llitunntm Oi>,
���Hi,i/i.ir ill  ivmiiiK m im ,iv��i. *���r
i.ifliiitulii'wiih, *ft���*1'>��. , "VfPlJf. Iinwlii;
w.f	
IIhM,  MMM J��W.    I
��jT(iMtpU����E,ailVMi)ii
,   ,      , IMItlMfttMl
it M.-niiMM U|Mn*�� >
"l.c^.u at I'm- bid loin .'irul work up,
Patrick; that Ih tho only way."
"It cannot bo douo iu my bualucss.
I'm a woll digger."
Absolutely
PilillleHS
Sore
COlllS-       No  cutting,  no  Uh.Ht-
����i'u or padn  to  pron..
til..     HUI U        i.iJul.        )   ui,*
nanVii Extractor
i,c�� without jialn. Takes
out tho minis, ovovnigiil. Novel* falln���-
WiavcB no near, Get a UGc botllo of
Putnan.'i. Corn Extractor today.
V��< i*��. u.  tum��
��r*��       *
UiWi
not been otrong, Boing ambitions to
learn at any cost, I finally got to tho
{High Sclbol but soon bud to abandon
compared  with  111  and  l'l  cents  hi   niy  studies   on   account  of nervous
loin* prostration  and hysteria.
"My food did not agroo with mo,
and i grew thin and despondent. I
could not enjoy tho simplest social affair for I suffered cow-tiiiitly from
norvousnofls in spito of all soiIh of
medicines.
"Tbla wretched condition continued
until I became interested in tho lot-
tors of IhoRO who had ciiboh like
mine and who wero being helped $>y
oatlng Grapo-Nutft.
"T had llttlo faith, but procured a
pkg��� and after tlio find, dish 1 experienced a peculiar Batlaflod feeling
that I had never galnod from any ordinary food. 1 nlepl nnd ronlod bolter
��� lint nli'hl nml In n few rlnyn bepriui to
The outlook for lncrcaso In sheep
production In favorable, the only
trouble being dogH. It wub decided to
take up with tlio provincial government to boo if all dogs in rural districts with tho exception of thono kept
on the farm for utility purporjcfi could
not bo dono away with. Ovor 1,000,000
hogs woro produced In SaHkntcliownn
in 1014, an compared with about C00,-
000 In 1013.
Minard's  Liniment  for sale  everywhere.
Recognition  at  a  Dlntfinea
r,c,jV,r   ln1<vVi""Hl';;  r-vnc-vlvno**,!*".  li_v*
loon made in tlio" army villi lho object of d bio over ing n: vhut diHlu):f.e
tho recognition of ono soldier by another Ih roHnblo. For HoldlerH with
good oyon It waa found that a penion
Moon once before ;ould bo rocogiil-i'd
nt a dl-ituh'.o. of KO Coot, while an ao-
(liiainlaiicc. could be recognized at u
dlutaii-o of 300 feci., and an luLlnuite
frlond  or rein llvo  nt    h   dlHlunoo  of
Absinthe Drinking
Absiutlio drinking, now permanently banned in France, camo home with
the French noldlors from tho Algerian
war (1844 to 1847). The green devil
soon pushed its way across tho .channel, for by 186*1, whon "Tho Newcomers*" was written, IL was a familiar
driiiU In WohL End clubs. When
Barnos seats himself by the window
nt Bny'n and _rmidpn to Sir Tho'inns
do Boots ami Charley Hoavlsido, ho
ordors "an abBlntho and water" to ro-
cuporato from tho fatigue of a dny'B
toll In tho city.���Pall Mall Gazette.
grow stronger,
Revive the Jaded Condition.���When
energy flags and tho enrca of buBlnenK
become irkaomo; when tho whole system Ih out. of BortH and thoro l�� roii-
onil depresHlon, try Pnimelco's Vego-
twble   PillH.     Tliry   will   roguiulo   the
���T hnd a'new feeling of peace and   action of a doninged fdomach and a
r.lin  fr>r��l     Tl��r>  vivlfiim   nnvtfl  r��l> n   fiinn'n     IliliK'd.
body can    bo dlHtlngulHluxl and nny
der-idiMl mc.vei*iU'nt ^'iili bo did. ��'.lod by
roBtfuliu'HH. In u fow wool.*', to my
great Joy, the lieadaehca and ncrvou;.
iienn loft nie nnd llfo became bright
und hopeful. J resumed my otudleu
and Inter taught ten monthri with eufie
���ui-lng GraiM.-NutK every day. 1 am
now tbo mln I reus of a bnppy bonu*
and  the old  wenknoHa liiia never re-
disordered liver, nnd malco you fool
lllce a new mt'ii, No ono uood nuffcr a
day from debilitated digestion when
mo Blmplo nud ofreetivo n pill ertn be
gol nt any dru<�� ntoro.
Niuiii!   given   by   Canadian   1'onl.um
Co., Wlndnor. Out. Head "The Itond to
an   export  rifleman  at. a  dlntnneo  of J Wollvlllo," in pl<gn.    ������'.rimio'H  ��  Ho.i-
,'100 feet.   At 1,800 feel, a man appears I non."
ith h ��po|. on tlii. laiubirap_ a.id e.'ui        Ever rent! the pbov.  letter?   A new
U.-.I  n��ii!.11v ht> weon  If lu> In-, on ut 111 I one. appears from time to time.   They
j or It httt dross ftOOiJ not eoniriuit wtilijnrc fli.i��uiriv, vro��, ...m mil w��  iiiiimkh
The moving ptcluro director wuh
liavlng trouiilo in gelling one ol the
Htonen right. The girl wan wuppoaeil
to real!.!, tiie mteinpt. to Uihm nor, inn
the l'chenrnnl wan far frc^ni hhUhI'ik.
tory.
"Think now," sit-Id the director,
eonchlng lwr, "haven't you ovor tiled
to  nlopa  young  num" from   kilning
Child Failed to Mere Skeleton. Intensely Itchy. Could Not Bear
, Clothing, Used Cuticura Soap and
Ointment. .No Trace of Trouble
���������"��� ������*���������'���
S!I0 ralmcrston St.,". Sarnla; Ont.���
Whon my lltilw ��;lrt wos'two uionllm old nlin
developed a iiUyihb' eruption > oa - hor hlp'i
wlileli I wns told wiw
oczoma. Xn ��. fow wooku'
tlnsa it had r. road'to Iter
ImndH nnd r��x*t, lior ��y<*t
and behind her c-xra. . Slio
wif-orod terrible anRiilah
nnd failed to a mere skclo-
' I i^^-^f I the palms of hor hands and
lho solos of -her foot and wo thou_li. hIio
would dim Tlio cczoma broke out UUo
Hmall plmplO!. which bocamo In a Hhort limn
lllco" wal'rr l-lihluri. und louke.d iituuh UUo
a burn. It was ltileii'.oly itcliy and Iho
child moaned nnd twlslod oonUi.u-iHy. ��1m
ronld not bear her clotlilntc ntivr lu-r and *
did not uttrmnt to dress her.
"At Ltiia bUK<' 1 l-V't u. i-��iu. >>( lyuiu'iirj.
Olaltnent and a rnko or Oulleiu;. . oiip and
Juut followed dlreelloiei In theli- ii.ii**. I
kept lip thl* treat niont for a few ilny.t and
wan luocu tlum i)K);n.iid Ut ��_��-��� thnt It \y;n
pilvlng roller. In a few wee....' Iliufi thero
wnw absolutely no traee of lie** truuhln left."
(Bltfiuxl) M��.. II. 1-anjilol:;, IV!*. '.'t, H)M.
n,
<��l >���!"��    fft **>1.*
S��ini|il��!fti Fi-ft*. hy Mall
a ����|��t.t>i�� iirit dm in \v\t\i i *nili'iir i *-m'i'i runt
M i;ei��ll<�� iiiu.lnlliiw with OuUi'iiru (llnlineiit
nre often i-ullleleiil. toufford liumeiliute relief
Jo the >'H*:.it dlrdnrtolnc eri��e.'i or mldii and
iitfutp dl'ieadeii  wh<u��  all  ��l��<>  rail-..    Hold
UiIOIImIioiiI iJlW Wol'lvi. ijilK-t**! i.,.iii|.!.J ..r>...!��
ntrdle-l free, wtih !i'...i��,  H'.riU.   Ad"|i*eii. \u\*l*
r��*tiw       I   **JrU "<J��H��Clim, l)#l��t. -J*, Hiwtoti. U.tt. A."'
  t *_���������*������,���������*���������* __  iRCOlUh     ***___ v _&-> v������  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.O.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. P. Hayes, Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, MAY 21  Assisting SaiesiBansfeijp  Although we have not seen the  pamphlet   in   question,   we   learn  through a resolution of endorsation  passed   by   the   Kelson Women's  Institute that Deputy Minister of  Agriculture Scott proposes to issue  and    distribute    throughout    the    , , ���������������������������-,_.  - - ��������� ��������� i i��������� *ju<. the country to the expense and tur-  prasne  provinces a  special leaiiet       .     -        -        ,   ,     . Ai  moil of a general election.    At pres-  Lieutetiant-Governor Caraeron,who  forthwith called upon T. 0. Norris,  the Liberal leader, to take up the  onerous duties of piloting Manitoba's ship of state.  And not only do these gentlemen  graciously retire from their high  offices as provincial advisors, but it  is stated on good authority that  most of thera have decided to quit  political life completely���������along with  three or four ordinary M.P.P.'s���������so  that the vacancies their withdrawal  will create may be filled by acola-  mation by Liberal members, thus  giviucr the new premier a good  working majority without putting  setting forth briefly but thoroughly  the advantages that undoubtedly  will accrue to the prairie people by  purchasing British Columbia fruit  in preference to the second  grade stuff shipped in from the  United States,  The distribution of such a leaflet  is a move in the right miction,  but to do the jaiaadimim amount of  good it wiii have to foe followed up  closely by the liferent fruit-selling  agencies in seeing to it that the  product of the British Columbia  orchards is made available to the.  prairie buyers at a price that, quality considered, the worst old skinflint in the grain-growing areas  will not be able to silence the dictates of the''buy-made-in-Canada-  prodncts" conscience now pretty  thoroughly awakened in most Cana-  i minuf lifnf  .__,������_______-       pggpj*  HI  _l_ ~lx.Z ���������  By keepiug packing and package  charges down  to the minimum, by  selling direct  to the consumer at  every centre possible and to the retailer, in   every other instance, and j  giving a uniform honest grade, this  province  can  dispose of its  1915  crop at a good price to the grower,  and at a price to the consumer that  will  create  a  demand  that  B. G.  will not be able to supply even in  ent the Liberals are in a minority  of six in the legislature; if the new  arrangement does not miscarry  they will have a majority of fourteen, including Mr. Speaker.  While this unprecedented action  was entirely unexpected just yet,  those who have followed political  affairs in the postage stamp province of late rather expected the  downfall of Boblinism at a not distant date. At the session of the  legislature just closed after denying  the opposition a judicial investigation into cert-bin expenditures in  connection with the new parliament buildings the now defunct ad-  ,.--...--_.-���������ii   Unit is Kixa* ������._<.������ ii  ac-cede to th������  aut-governor, who refused to give  his consent to the legislature proroguing until a thorough enquiry  was ordered.  One of the items of expenditure  the opposition wanted' explained  was how the government managed  to pay the contractors over $800,000  for steel work in a structure of  which little more than the basement  had been built. That theyshould  be curious in this direction seems  natural, owing to the fact that  payment of this fast sum was  {made just  prior to  the provincial  IS  FdB'%%  We have Just opened  up a sMpmerit of the  season's newest effects in Felt Hats for  Men and Boys.  The   styles,   shapes,  and makes are the  newest and best;  The price is light on  on all of them.  We would like to  show you these hats.  Come     in     to-day.  _ ��������� B K  aoaa  h  ai  B.  BBB H  w  Our Shirt stock is  now complete in all  of the standard sizes.  These were   bought  right���������best material,  1915 patterns, and at  the right price.  ___.__. B  flak Bf _-.  ^w Ea mm ai   s&s _n iii ifssss'  *v* __3__i  lfc__aaj_d   s& B8HE      S������^3-Bm  mm*  I  We are particularly  proud of oar newest  arrivals in Ties.  A/w ������-������    __������s������������If*  iv.r__.~w,a  X-1JLX3XX _>  -������  C     \JXX\JX      JUU  Fine Negligee Shirts  from $1.00 up.  You never bought  them as good at as  close a price before!  The   assortment  eludes a variety  shades  that   appeal  to the most fashion-  \JX  a _-_-<-*.  They are priced at  50c, but you cannot  duplicate their style  and quality in town  at less than 75c.  a        Br������ as  n g-rui.  ass  __ .    ������=  mm-w  lassg  ���������m-���������- ��������������� rf-fc-f_*_-*r������ _-\_xll^vW *_���������_-_  request by the lieuten-  Your money back if goods  fare not satisfactory  -WT^  IVjt^A  o__.___.__. _*_������  _  vccrfcv  vr**  -r���������������- t na 2, a  V_KC������������C Ml    XVMKil VfSMf ������������  ���������_-���������--%_--._->_������ v/xv  TT-.V,  Martin  Biirrell,         minister of  agriculture.  We think it fair to assume that  when the matter of naming this  mobilization    centre    was    finally  :���������x.x.1 lik���������    J-w-J^:,.-,  OC/tfVXOVA    VJttO     UCviS)ivii  The Review has just heard of a  case where a merchant in an  Alberta town of less than 3,000  people sold 500 boxes of apples at  $1 a box spot cash, and tbe whole  lot was closed out in less than four  hours. That was last season when  the supply was abnormal and  financial depression prevalent. This  .year when financial conditions are  more promising and the apple crop  is sure to be curtailed it might be  possible for a well-organized selling  agency to dispose of several cars at  different points on the same plan at  a slightly higher price���������getting the  veal money without any thirty or  sixty day wait.  It strikes us this system of marketing should not be overlooked.  The real prosperity from this year's  crop will be felt first in the smaller  centres where the grain is marketed. At points where the retailor  lias a reputation for pushing the  nale of frail at a reason able uiiu&'ui  of profit it may be found wise to  let him have the trade in that particular section, but in places where  the retailers' purchases of fruit is  below the district's reasonable  needs no, selling agency should hesitate to do business direct with tho  ������������������on hi inter.  Undoubtedly tho prairio farmer  wants apples and moro apples whon  Im hah the money and the priccj in  right. This year he is reasonably  sure to have tho monoy, and it is  up to tin. H-dlinu aftencios to soe that  the fruit is available for him at tlio  right price when ho is getting tho  financial returns from the harvest.  election, and that vast sums were  paid out of its corruption fund.  While the passing of Manitoba's  administration into Grit hands may  affect the federal Conservative  organization of. that province to  some extent the saner element in  the party will more or less openly  rejoice that the end has come. Several days before the end came the  Ottawa Citizen, which has quite a  reputation for beitig Premier Borden's mouthpiece, remarked:  "Manitoba methods are bringing  disgrace on Canada. They have  done more than one ill service in  this Dominion in recent years; from  the plundering of natural resources  to tho insulting of a British minister of the crown, from the neglect  of state education to the organization of ignorance and greed and  vice into a political machine, and a  low standard of political morality."  Not a Fair Field  Exit Rohlin!  .���������"mid iv������*Jv tli������- iiu-.it M-.iu.al.iolu.l  bit of political history that has been  weorded for vory many mouths  was enacted the middlcof last week  when the widely but none to favor-  DisGussing the downfall of the  Iloblin Government has got us into  the humor to discuss matters political, and while on the subjeot wo  would like to disagree with some  remarks in last week's Cranbrook  Herald concerning the all-Kootenay  regiment concentration oamp. Dis-  rMiasing the liklihood of all tho  British Columbia overseas troops  boiug mobilized in the Okanagan  the Herald says:  ''Vernon may be an ideal spot  but why wasn't Cranbrook  considered? Vernon must havo  a representative atOttawa and  some strong politioal friends  which wo must admit Cranbrook does not powioss."  If wc read the paragraph aright  the Herald seems surprised that Ii.  K. Groou. M.P., has not iho same  pull" at Ottawa as tho member  for iho constituonOy   in which V������r-  session of the Borden cabinet. Most  assuredly Mr Burrell would be in  attendance, and very likely he  would have"a good word for Vernon  ���������and seeing his word gogsjon matters of govermental affairs of this  sort so far as B^O* is . concerned; it  is not difficult to imagine how  Cranbrook, Kamloops, and other  centres not represented by Mr.  Burrell were en tirely forgotten.  While it is very much to be  regretted that Mr. Burrell apparently insists on all the good things,  militially speaking���������and in some  other respects as well���������must be  eventually conserved for the benefit  of his constituents, he is not the  only sinner in this respect. Some  years ago the Sifton government in  Alberta decided to experiment with  demonstration farms. It was decided to establish six of them, and  by coincidence, possibly, each and  every one of these farms was placed  in a constituency represented by a  oabinefc minister; Premier Sifton  even having oiftrtit Vermilion.  If the all-Kootenay regiment is  not quartered at Cranbrook (and  we have T. D. Caven's assurance  that it will be) The Bevimw will  bo almost as much disappointed as  tho Herald, but it,is hardly fair to  acouse Mr. Green of laying down  on the job. B. F. was sitting in at  a game where the cards were  staoked against him; his bobtail  flush was nowhere with the Burrell  full house of cabinet ministers. In  tho way of "pull" in other direo"  tions Mr. Green lias not been found  wanting, and as membors go thoso  days wo think tho Herald will  agroo with us that Kootenay's  M.P. has hoon on tho job persistently and pretty successfully.  elected and getting away to a good  start." The Herald is further  advised that  "T. D. Caven, the local mem-  a ber in  the  B.C. legislature, is  also mentioned in this regard.  t* :��������� ,-,-_j 4.1 _--��������� i ^t   jld Jo oaiu  o_j,o   viauuivui- mcui-  ber will be' appointed minister  of education, and will be called  to Victoria in the course of a  week's time."'  While not wishing to   appear to  doubt Mr. Caven's ability to adorn  ������,.:*-u *i������ j _.i >-.-.--.?-_-'  w xvxx uuc ii_v;ooc5_ji,y -_.v.n,V4 _mn_ en/iitmi-  Vendors of oil stocks. pay a license  of $25 a day at Grand Porks.  At Anyox it costs the Granby eight  cents a pound to produce copper. "*  Grand Forks' entire milk supply*  tests better than 3J per cent of butter  fat.  Editor Evans of the Sun asks that  dances be prohibited in Grand Forks  while the war is in progress.   .  The Ledge has figured it out that 60  per cent of the copper produced in B.  C.*is ��������� mined - within a  few   miles   of"  Caven for the Cabinet?  ihlv   known    'Premier   Koblin   of I non is lociiU'd.     Another "if"���������our  Manitoba and all his cabinet minis-  fers turned  in their resignations to  information is correct tho representative for Vernon is none other than  In its last issue the Cranbrook  Herald had an air lino despatch to  the uttoct that Sir Iliuhni .1 Mo-  Bride is to immediately quit provincial polities to become Sir Jtobert  Bordi-u'.. right, hand man from  British Columbia; Sir Itiohard's  sueeosHor to be It, F. Green, M.P.  for Kootenay. The Herald report  says "Mr. Green will run in the  Kaslo riding where he is sure to bo  ments and befitting dignity the  portfolio of education, we submit  he is more eminently qualified for  the department of agriculture.  Tom's long suit, agriculturally  speaking of course, is the destruction  of noxious weeds. His regular trips  along the Crow line give him special  opportunities .to study the evil  effects of weeds allowed to go to  seed. In fact so close a student has  he become of destructive-plant life  that he exudes wisdom of this sort  almost as convincingly as Hon. Sam  Hughes dispenses military bombast  ���������any brakeman or baggageman  who has run with Tom will endorse  this remark. *  At the depot here last Friday the  local weed inspector let Tom spread  himself oratorically even to a demand for the immediate destruction  of a few acres of what the prospective cabinet minister assorted was  a crop of wild mustard on the Kod-  gers property, big enough to seed  half British Columbia, according to  Mr. C. After a quite loud and  learned discourse on the diastor such  an area of this yellow nuisance allowed to ripen unout might produce  on tho countryside for miles around,  to say nothing of international  complications if any of it got into  Idaho, Thomas was informed that  the orop in question was a really  fine showing of rape. "Hapo?  What is rape? I never heard of it!"  Thon tho spectators smiled audibly  and with a hasty "A'board?" Tom  boat it for tho baggage oar.  However, T.I>. is young, ho cor-  tainly moans woll, aud seoing tho  province has a minintor of education but is laoking a head for the  department of afjrioi.Huro wo sub  mit that tho prospective premier  might go further and might faro  worse than T. D. Caven, M.P.P,  A Penticton gardener presented the  editor of the Herald with a box of real  ripe strawberries, on May 12th���������something remarkable even in sunny wjiith-  erh Okanagan.  WAlEKACl, 1914  Before Board of Investigation  Hiigiuuilig   Juiiu l_t   (iii-iih will   t>_          J*.   .     ���������*������*.. H<. *������*,,,., .1   - ������������������.,. ...,,.-...... .     ., ...... i ,. j  #1l...j.,-.   ff*,.1 .-������.-.      .4    ...,\.\\f       f*.{\...       1|������ ',1 .������.,,. w.      ^,,  ... i.^  the coast via Pontlcton and Hn������ nco'n  Bi'lilKO,  In the matter, of streams flowing  into tho Kootenay River south of  Kootenay Lake.  A meeting of the said board will be  held at CRESTON on the 17th DAY  OF JUNE, at two o'clock in the afternoon.  At this mooting nil statements of  claim to water privileges under Acts  {uissed before the 12th day of March,  001), on   the - respective stream-*," (il 1  objections thereto, and the jrilanapre-  ?iiived for the use of the Board will  hen be open for inspection.  All persons interested are entitled  to examine these, and to file objections thereto in writinpf if they deem  fit.  At this mooting claimants who have  not previously done so shall prove their  title to tho lands to which their water  records aro appurtenant. This may bo  done by producing, in case of Orown  granted lands, the title-deeds or a certificate of eiiuuiubranco or other evidence of title; or In case of lands not  hold under Orown grant, by producing the pre-emption record, the agreement of sale, tho mining rocoraV or  other written ovidonco of title.  Objootlons will bo hoard foythwlth  If tho party objeoted to has received  Hiifflolont notice of .tho objnotlon.  Tho Board at the said meeting will  determine tho quantity of wator which  may bo used undor each record, tho  further works which aro ncconnary for  mi eh une, and will vot dnten for tlio  llllng of plaiiH of such works and for  the commencement and completion of  such works.  And .whereas thoro may ho poisons  who, before tho 12th day of March,  1009, wore entitled to water i-talita on  tho Hald streams and y������t have not  lllod statements of tholr claims with  the Uouul ot IliVOKtlgation, muuIi  persons are required to 111o on or bofore  as required byBootfon 201 of thoWatcr  Aet, 1014, Fo-im-(No. 50 for Irrigation,  and No. 51 for other purpo.n-u) may bo  obtained from any Uovcrnnuint Agent  in tho movim n.  TV.' a/1   ,,f   VlM/v������t..     H O       ���������������...   I'lh  ������i*.v of Am il, 101 r,.  ..or the .ttoattl oi nivoHimniiou,  J. R AUMHTKONC-.,  10 Chairman. -roc /^occ-TP-^vivi  lUi-   **_������ _**.JB-i������-> ������ v_?* **  DClMCUi  J/.*-. V Iii vv  HORTICULTURAL HELPS  Conducted b;  Assistant  by L. H. HAKTILL, B.8.A.,  Pro " ~ '  _ ^oyincial Fruit Inspector  -O-CtiiftHli X3.\j. x 6i6p__C-l��������� \rx  Aoi.le Tre6 Anthracnose  -Diu-iug the past few weeks the  writer has received a number of  enquiries in regard to a disease on the  bark of apple trees that has made its  appearance in the Valley. Investigation has shown-this disease to be Apple  Tree Anthracnose, commonly known  as "Black Canker."    '" -  Apple Tree Anthracnose, Canker  as it is variously, known is~ one of the  most serious diseases with which the  fruit growers of "Vancouver Island and  other heavily humid sections of the  Province have to contend. The disease is extremely virulent and owing  . to improper methods of control employed in the'past has badly damaged  many orchards. In spite of this however, the disease can be easily controlled by proper spraying. (In spraying  operations carried on for the Provincial Government in 1913 and 1914, the  writer completely eradicated Anthracnose from several badly infested  orchards.)  Description:���������In general the disease  is characterised by the formation -of  sunken dark colored cankers: These  are most frequently found .on small  branches, but may not uncommonly  be seen on large branches and on the  trunk of the tree.  The cankers begin their development sometime during November and  soon appear as small reddish-brown  spots on the bark. The affected tissues beneath the bark present a dis-  eolored-water-soaked appearance. The  spots develope very slowly during the  winter months, but rapidly during  March and April, becoming elliptical  in outline, and the surface sinking and  drying, which in combination with  the normal growth of the surrounding  healthy tissues prodnces a crack in the  bark, surrounding  the   canker.   The  cambium becomes active in the spring;  after which activity is confined to  changes which take place in the bark  within the canker. By midsummer  little conical, elevations in the bark  may be observed. These finally burst,  -.wealing a cream colored mass of fungus tissues. These are fruiting structures, and produce spores in great  numbers.. After the spores, are given  off the canker does not itself spread  and usually heals over quite readily.  The fungus causing the disease however, has been isolated from the heart  wood beneath the cankers on the  branches of the apple two years after  the spores have been given A off, but it  would not appear that the fungus is  of any importance as a heart-rot. The  disease attacks the fruit as well as the  tree, causing the fruit to rot. This  fruit rot sometimes appears in. the  orchard, especially if the-fruit is allowed to hang late on the trees, but usually it is developed mstorage.  Apple tree Anthracnose also attacks  the pear, though the disease is not as  seiious or as common on the pear,  as on the apple. Canker disease similar to Apple Tree Anthracnose are  found on the cherry, plum, prune and  quince.  Injuries : Branches are weakened  by the presence of the cankers and frequently break off. Small trees and  Hmbs are girdled and consequently  killed. In many cases even fairly large  limbs and small trees are girdled hy  repeated reperted infections. The  loose dead bark of cankers shelter  Wooly Aphis and other pests, and the  wounds afford ingress to various diseases.  Treatment:���������The treatment is preventative and consists in coating the  tree with a film of fungic.de at that  time of the year when the spores that  cause the disease are being given off  from old cankers.  In badly infected orchards where the  disease is on the increase and it is desired to eradicate it ih the shortest  possible time regardless of any soiling  or other injury that may result to that  year's crop, spray about the middle of  September, using 4-4-40 Bordeaux. In  addition spray with 6-6-40 Bordeaux  as soon as the fruit is picked, and two  weeks later spray again with 6-6-40  Bordeaux.  Where an orchard is badly infected,  but where it is desired not to soil the  fruit, omit the first spray in the above  recommendation, but apply the second  and third.  . When an orchard is only slightly infected or where a preventative is desired, spray once each fall with 6-6-40  Bordeaux, applying the spray as soon  as the fruit is picked. When* Anthracnose ls^at all troublesome this spray  should never be omitted. Once the  UiseH-je lias been fairly well ule<_U6u  out of an orchard tbis one spraying  will keep the disease under control.  ��������� As Anthracnnse cankers may prove  a source of infection for possibly three  years, it is advisable that cankers be  cut out and the wounds painted over,  however this may be practical only in  ���������youngorchards*7      - -.     - . r   '-  News of Kootenay  _ Natal is to have a co-operative store.  The Biairmore brewery is offered for  sale.  Kaslo has one road gang employing  sevtnteen men.  In the Nelson section prospects are  good for a successful fruit season.  Rhubarb  and radishes  were a drug  on the Nelson market, Saturday.  Kaslo's thrifty  that eggs are still  a dozen.  Housewives  rejoice  retailing at 30 cents  All free mi. ������6i-s  must be  ���������Jt^Y.-'/^Q^JBNBE^G.  vJOSSUUriNG   Bnoinrkii   *  ;kbsT(3N  b:c.  OKA1.EB IN  High class Boots anil Slices  .__l-.MIl--WW������������W������-.������-Ml-������-----P.-lfc������_^^ .'  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Speciatly  GET YOUE  Plumbing, Tinning ami  General Repair Wort  Done by  -������f.ry     v* ' v-i     ���������������������������������  w. J-S. craoree  The anttpfitotfon of work   well  done  iu inn li-iiur i-flt-i* Liu.'pi'loft Is Como "en  Der Kaiser and Der Crown  Prince  Der Kaiser called der CrownSPrince in,  Un say to him, "Mein son,  I tink we go audlick devbrld;.  , y Dot gifs us lots of furi !" ���������        .  Der Crown Prince says, "Perhaps ve  . can't?'^   ,���������',,.:..      :\*;.y.  Der Kaiser schlaps der table,  And says, "If I vould lick der vorld,  Py <_ott, mem son, I'm ablel"  "Der Vrenchmen, vat is dem to me?  I crush dem mid my dumb l  In yust one veek in Paris streets  "You hear mein Deutcher's drum!  "In spite of dreaties I vill show  Der Belgiuhis who I am;  I'm yoiiBt like politician Grit,  Mein vord ain't worth a tamm.  "I come right from Paris quick,  Und tackle Mr. Czar ;  I bet he say, tamm suddenly,  4Vot a fighting man you arol'  "Uriel leedle George of England, too;  1 durn him on my knee, .  Und spank him so ho cries out loud,  ���������Ach, Kaiser, pardon me I"  "I dako from him liis flghtin' sohlpps,  Und durn thorn into yimk;  I make his colors dip to inoin,  Ven all his acliipps is sunk.  "Und if dor Yankees gilt mo sass, ���������  T go right ovor dore,  Una tear der ���������r��������� country up;  I vill, by Gott, I swoarl  "Der yellow Japs chit talks so big,  I gift dose fellers hell;  T make dem dink der blanet Mars  On top of dem has fell,  "Why you dou't know me yet, moln  boy;  You novel* aeon mo fight!  v.      .      .      il        1 ���������*.      j . ,      . .      Vj.,.. .1.    .-,-.,...  IMlV llUl/t- ittU'uiuiiii tuuiiUUiJivoiJ unit;  In which I dako dellghtl"  Calgary, May 17 R.8.E.  renewed on or before May 31.  $62.50 is considered a big house at  concerts at Kaslo this season.  *D1<*>*vw������/\������rt   _r������_-__ *_������_*_ _1      1r.no  *"10_r*5_*1 tOtft    _--**���������������  *t*"i..  -J-TJM/AJL ttJM1������ft--������>   *-*������-������****"*_���������_.* _   -__j-u--t*   v*.-fc.**>_,v������*--u-    _*v-   ***  j  force the pound by-law at once.  Biairmore is investing iu another  cage for the town lockup at $114.  Cranbrook- will have its annual fail  fair this year on Sept. 8th and 9th.  The Cranbrook tennis club has the  largest membership in its' history.  Cyclists caught riding on Biairmore  sidewalks are liable to a heavy fire.  The small boys opened the bathing,  season in the lake at Kaslo last week.  Cranbrook council has voted $20 a  month to help finance the city's public  market.  Moyie Overseas Club is campaigning  for $30 to buy tobacco for the soldiers  at the front.  The army horse buyers picked up  nine animals at Cranbrook and eight  at Fort Steele.  A temporary daily mail seryice has  been established between Bonners'  Perry and Port Hill.  -Trail has now thirty-nine of her citizens in the two Canadian contingents  that are already overseas.     *  Supreme Court will open at Fernie  June 20th. There are no criminal cases and only three civil cases.  At Biairmore the principal of the  school has had his salary cut $200 and  the other teachers $150 a year.  Cranbrook, Kimberley, Moyie, and  Michel are all due for a change of  Methodist pastors next month.  . Recruiting for the all-Kootenay regiment is disappointing. Less than 50  recruits haye come forward to date.  Trail has dug up thirteen recruits  for the all-Kootenay regiment. Among  them is the principal of the high  school.  Miss Macintosh, a Cranbrook nurse,  has been accepted for service at the  front and will report for duty as soon  as called.  i CTTCDC Tft TUC Cf__T__D  fc.S.1 ILKIO IU  I n_. -,-Jieui-  155 for rubbish and  to the railway  A Tidy Right of Way  Editor Review :  Sik,���������In travelling over western  lines I have noticed in the majority of  cases of the smaii towns and villages  the "dumping ground-  tin cans is up next  right of way, especially if there is a  hole in the ground to fill up. While  this does no particular harm to anybody, I think you will agree with me  that it is not j-_k agreeable sight to  passengers travelling on the C.P.R.,  and that it is disagreeable in many  ways. In many places they have not  only selected such a place for the  dumping ground, but also for a nuisance ground, and frequently one sees  a dead horse just outside of a town or  village, and close to a railway fence.  There is really no reason why suph a  condition should exist, as a suitable  site could easily be secured at a more  remote point if attention is directed, to  the matter. I have frequently heard  passengers comment on these disagreeable sights, Thanking you for space.  Winnipeg, F. E. Trautman,  " "^^-^SS _?__r_n������_e������n,fr_i-.__*������  Crestonites who revel in the luxury  of a free miners certificate are warned  that these expire on May 31 each year.  All who wish to preserve their rights  as free miners should have their certificates renewed.  A sort of military at-home was staged at the armory ou Saturday night.  Capt. Mallandaine put the men through alltb.em������.nouvers the room available would permit of executing aad in  the intervals when the troop stood at  ease the brass baud furnished selections. There was a great turnout of  spectators, who appreciated both features of the evening. At the close the  smokes were passed. A thoroughly  enjoyable time was had.  MINERAL ACT  j?OHiM !_*.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVMENTS  -.ULCVJ  NOTICE  Mayflower Mineral Claim, situate in  the Nelson Mining Division of Kootenay District. Where located: About  six and. one half miles south of Salmo  B.C., and near Sheep Creek.  Take notice that I, A. H. Green,  acting as agent for H. F. McCaslin,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 85804 B,  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action,  under section 85, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this 26th day of March, A.D.  1915. "22 A. H. GREEN  (7 restoti   TI of ^1  __���������_*____������  Purebred Poultry For Sale   wt ,; ...Hiqrt C.t.ah_������ ; ���������.  White Wyandotte ������������  Barred Hock   Hens  Cocks, Cockerels   or  Ptt!let������  Bii>d from Prize-Winners and a  gro-id laying ntrnln. 91.60 lo flB.OO  -'iii'h, iiei-or-dlng to muility.   Fancy  J   J'lgeOUH tyMNt IM*.' JMI.|I>, ���������       ���������    ���������     I  \*,,***Mi*V*>H,i,Wm,>Hm*������* SS m*mmm^**tmmmmmimmmtm******mmmmmm^ im*^mmmm**mwm*  A. HAYES, Gannlngton, On..  Thoro uio two barber N.iop������ iu .Midway.  The automobile street, railway ser-  vice in Grand Forks was discontinued  last week.  Tlio di-inaml foi* government, moil  grain in tin* Okanagan wan slightly  lr-fir. than the mipply.  The placing ot the B.C. military  training camp <>t Veinou will double  that towns population. Tliere will be  cAttiio to 4,000 -loldU'i'S there.   .  ***** i  ... 1.     .       ,. * ,i.     I������. ���������,.  oi'ops throughout the Okatmgan novi'i-  looked better at this time of year.  The East Kootenay Liberal Association was organized at Cranbrook last  Wednesday, A.,B. Macdonald of that  city is president.  Fernie Free Press: There were 182  pupils absent from the public schools  yesterday. The epidemic of measles  is getting in its work.;  Athalmer produced a good stock of  horses on Wednesday when the  government purchaser, R. F.. Bevan,  secured 25 and 30 of them.  Rossland mines shipped 28,806 tons  of ore to Trail smelter during April,  which is an increase of 6,000 tons over  the same month a year ago.  Several years ago A. Klauer of Fernie planted several fruit trees in his  hack yard and this spring'he'has an  appletreo and a pear tree out in bloom.  Trail has donated less than Ip ,c. of  tho Consolidated pay roll since the  war started to all patriotic funds, and  thatl p.c; has been donated by about  75 persons.  If business keeps up to its present  level it is possible tho mixed-train running between Kaslo and Nakusp will  bo changed to a straight passenger  train service.  The school teachers' salaries at Cranbrook aro due to be cut 5 por cont on  salaries up to $100; 10 por cent ovor  $100 and up to $1H0; over $150 the cut  will bo 15 per cont.  , Tho Free Press intimates that If tho  young mon loafers in tho Fernie pool  rooms and barber shopH do not hu*.iuu  to enlist thoy will bo placed in an un-  on viable light with the public.  ]R!a!rmore will luivo to fret along  with one church sorvlco on Sunday  morning in future. The Baptists havo  withdrawn leaving tho Prosby torlans  a cleat' flolrt foi1 a.m. wOiHlilppiiiN.  Herald: Thomas Caven says ho has  authority for thostatcment that Cranbrook will bo made the concmiti'.itlon  ...imp for tlio Glth brtttPiUon aud thnt  1,000 men will bo hero within two  weeks.'i  Instructions have  boon  Nelson polico depiu'tnto  of the  Fruit    Belt  Our  Call  Guests  <Again  OU   will   make    no   mistake  , when you get off the train  if you sign the register at  Creston   Hotel.       Travelling   *������ill   substantiate   this.     We  study'' the   comfort of our guests.  The  rooms are  well  furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  Headquarters tor Mitiing Men,  Lumberiheny Ranchers, Tourists  and Commercialp.  ���������qpr  #.  &.  &  <&  ������  /_ B* Moran  Prop.  80  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE i...'  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., L L. D., D.CX., President  AIJB__ANDBR LAIRD. General Mounacr JOHN A1RD, Aas't General Manage*  CAPITAL $15,000,000     RESERVE FOND, $13,500,000  SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS  Interest at the current rate is allowed on nil deposits of $1 nnd  upwards. Careful attention is given to every account. Small accounts  ore welcomed.    Accounts may be opened and operated by mail.  Accounts mny he opened in the names of two or more persons, with-  drawalt*. to be made*by any one of them or by the tiuivivor. 821  C. G. BENNETT  Manager Creston Branch  Transfer, Li. _. y eiicS reeii Stables |  Shipment of McLauglin Sleighs and Cutters on Hand   *j  TEAM   SLEIGHS 8  Harness, Single and Double and Supp-ics on Hand       %  _*  ,cn*-v������*vo1 Sfrfrf*. of Second-Hand Harnett*.' %  Sfcighs and Cutters  ion. Klv������-n  tho jfi    *     |  t   V  K  Mf-Offia  COAL FOR SALE  th  ������.���������,..,*���������,..       J  ,y      l...n������>    < f,        f Iwt.   tnSt.    1,1,1,.        ,,|l   ||t.t   |   X. ���������.., ff, CM���������.*,,,.        4  VMM.  roiul,   Thi.i :m tho law in ItritlHh Col- ^    ^fc^.s^sss.W  umhla ami In nlno a city bylaw. I SHE E-SYIEW, CHESTON, B. a  Cured Fifteen Years Ago  ���������1  ������__'W<t������  1  2_s ���������EH-_**_  By Using Dr. Chase's Ointment���������Certifies That the Cure  Permanent.  have   tried   so   many  "-i. a* .% *������ *. ������������ __.**-)*������. *������ **������  for  piles   and  Some   people  Hooters  and   so   niany  |heir  search   for   cur������  eczema that they  and it difficult to  believe there ia an  actual cure.  The strong point  about J_r. Chase's  Ointment is that it  not only brings relief promptly, but  ibri-igs about actual  and lasting cure.  In 18 9 7 M r.  Ketches on, 8S  Douro street, Pet-  srboro', Ont., wrote  as follows:���������"I *A-aa,_��������� ,_.--_--_^���������-r,,-,-.-.-  ���������troubled for th.rtyam- KETCHESO*  years with itching piles and eczema. 1  could not sleep at night, and when I  got warm the itching- was terrible.  Eczema covered my legs down to the  knee.?,   perfectly   raw.     I   have   tried  every preparation I could hear of.  Seems Dr. Chase's Ointment advertised, I procured a box, and this Ointment; effected a complete cure."  On Sept. 28, 19.12, Mr. Ketchcaoa  wrote as follows:���������"1 reex-ived a letter  from you to-day, saying that you found  on file a staieme-iit made., by. m<_ 15  years ago. I have always given Dr.  Chase's Ointment a good name since  it cured nie, and shall tell you how I  came to use it.  "I had suffered for many years from  eczema and piles,, and had tried doctors and everything I could hear oi* in  vain. Reading about Dr. Chasa's Ointment, I purchased it at ot-.ee, and was  soon completely cured. That was fifteen years ago, so there can bo no  doubt of the euro being* a permanent  one. I have met a great many people  who have been cured by Dr. Chase's  i Ointment."  X>r. Chase's Ointment, 60 cents a  box, all dealers. orJSdmanson, Bates &  Co.. Limited. Toronto.  Tfce Uail tor Wheat  The  Demand  ���������Soon  1 According  there are tied  For Breadstuffs Must  be Enormous  to reliable statistics,  up at the present time  aobut two billion bushels of wheat,  tho production of tho countries at  war. This is in tiie vicinity of halt' tlio  world's production o. wheat. A recognized authority.��������� argues that, granting  that the v.-arrins nations produce a  one-half crop-.in the coming year, a  deflioit ot one billion bimhcls will still  be shown,   liie throo countries upon  1V*M_ !> ' _'_>! ���������01. ������'������-������.���������' nf .Ms. jlnlftf.*'- liflol  VV.4.V,*-     1.1-V"    -.-i-.j,������^     ������.������.������.     ......    v.**.**---    -'-������.  aro Canada, the United States and  Argentina. The combined output of  those three count ilea is only 1,249.000,-  000; their exportable surplus .would,  ot course, be much less, so it can eas-  -r-_1  Simply w onaermi jp'or i;nest uoias  _ __ ir asi  ������ft  "C-i������-  Nothing Half So Quick To  Relieve and Cure as Good  Old "Nerviline"  So-ldier's Queer Relic  A surgeon at the front, reflecting  oa the strangeness of the liking which  most people have for preserving not  only bullets, but portions of their  anatomy, which they have lost during  an operation, tells how in one -case it  proved very; useful, "a 3-oUliex*. was  brought into the ������������������ hospital tbe other  day in a state of unconsciousness, and  nobody could tell what was the matter with him. it might nave been a  case of cerebrospinal, for example-  But luckily while going through his  pockets they found a piece of parient-  al bone. Ke had evidently had it chipped off. or operated off. Ins head, and  had kept it. So they were able to diagnose the case as that of souie pressure of the skull on the'brain."  Storing* Coal in Water  ily ������1>8 soon that, the question  is not  oup  to bo  readily solved,  and   it  behooves .Canada  to  increase  her  productions as much as sho. possibly can,  for when the war is over and trade be-  j sins  to re-establish   itself,    and  the  } nations'undergo a process of rehabill-  ! tat.ion the demand for all breadstuffs  must be enormous.  ITse Miller's Worm Powders and  the battle against worms is won.  Those powders correct the morbid  conditions of the stomach which nourish worms, and these destructive parasites cannot exist after they come in  contact with the mctticine. The worm-  are digested by the powders aud are  speedily evacuated with other refuse  from the bowels. Soundness is imparted to the organs and the health of  the child steadily improves.  Don't lie awake tonight coughing  your throat sore���������don't let your chest  cold develop further���������that's the way  to  coax  on pneumonia.  He sensible, and. as thousands before you have done, uso Nerviline, It  suto is a bully line thing to knock out  a -cold or bad cough.  After once using Nerviline you'll  swear by it for all time to come.  You'll say it's more like a miracle  than* anything else to feel itB warm  soothing acticn upon your*tight chest-  You'll be amazed at the quick way-  it cured your cough and broke up  your bad cold.  It's safe   for even a child to rub on  Nerviline; Although live times mors  powerful than most other liniments,  yet Nerviline has never yet burned or  blistered the - tender skin of even a  ���������child. v  It's worth while to remember that  wherever there is an ache or pain  Nerviiine.will cure it.  Try it on your sore muscles, on a  still! joint, on the worst possible casa  of rheumatism, neuralgia, sciatica, or  lumbago.. Thes"_ are ailments Nerviline is guaranteed to cure ' mighty  quick..  The mother o__ a large "iamily can  save heaps of work and worry, can  cure little ills befcre they.grow big,  can keep the whole family well by always having Nerviline handy on the  shelf. The large 50c bottla is the  most economical. Trial size, 25c, all  dealers, or The Catarrhozone Co.,  Kingston, Canada.  _-*.*_-.  Jjemurrage Charges  BABY'S OWN TABLETS    j  USED ELEVEN YEARS I  Mrs. McTSachren,  writes: "I have used Baby's Own Tablets for the past eleven years for my  children and have every reason to  praise them as they always do good."  Once a mother uses the Tablets for  b-r little ones <zh.a will nw nr. ofh*>r  medicine. They are absolutely safe,  pleasant to take and never fail to regulate the bowels and stomach. They  are sold by medicine dealers or by  mail at 25 cents a box from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  Coal   Immersed   in   Water   Does   Not  Deteriorate as Rapidly as When  Exposed to tbe Air |  The advantages of storing coal un- j  der-water where deterioration.is much j  less   than   in the air,   are-appealing j  more and more strongly to engineers, i  It has been generally recognteed that  : the gases concealed in the pores of  ; the coal���������oxygen in particular���������are  I responsible for both heating and de-  | terioratiou, and  their    escape should i the interstate Commerce  ; be prevented   as far as possible. Coal ���������  : immersed in water is practically seai-  ! ed. and lit tie. oxidization takes,   place.  I Experiments have   shown  that    coal  ; kept    under water    for the space of  three years lost less than 3 per cent.  ! in inefficiency, while supplies stacked  in the open often show a decrease in  value    from    5  to   8   per cent,   in  a  single  year.    In    tropical    countries  thedecline is greater than in, the temperate zones.  Land'*  There are now living in cities many  men with fair sized families who have  had experience in truck farming, and  who are paying as rnuclf as $200 per  year rental "for~a house and small lot.  An equally good home, with twenty  acres of land suitable for truck farming, might be had iu the country at  lower rental and be quite capable of  yielding even larger not returns for  the family than would the city occupations, remarks a bulletin issued by  the Seed Branch, Ottawa.  Internally and Externally it is Good.  ���������-The crowning property of Dr.  Thomas' Eclectric Oil is that it can be  used internally for many complaints  as well as externally. For sore throat,  croup, whooping cough, pains in the  chest. colic . and many kidred ailments it has curative qualities that  are unsurpassed. A bottle of it costs  little and there is no loss in always  having it at hand.  til  *__ EC TfOTIVV  Two Stories  A Cuban telephone manager got. a  vision of what Christianity ought to  mean in the telephone business and  dared to over-rule certain orders  from headquarters. His story and the  story of what happened in the life of  an American student in an English  university "When the Higher Criticism Hit Him," will be told soon in  the Sunday School Times, an international religious paper published  every Aveek at 1031 Walnut street,  Philadelphia, Pa. We have learned  from the management of that publication that a three weeks' free trial of  their paper may be had upon request  (by post card) by any one interested  in the Bible. If you wish the issues  containing these two articles mention  this announcement and they will be  furnished as long as the supply lasts.  Michigan     Central     Railroad   Mulcted  With Heavy Fine For Failing to  Collect Charges  The close supervision exercised by  Commission  over the United States railroads is  illustrated by the heavy line imposed  yesterday by the federal courts on  the Michigan Central Railroad cs  $2*1,000 for failing to collect ���������demurrage charges from tbe National Fire-  proofing Company. In the case of  these deniurrage -charges the unfortunate railway is sometimes between  the devil and the deep sea; for the  shipper, particularly the large shipper,  is often slow in paying, whereas the  watchful commission, suspecting a  concealed rebate, is ever threatening  punishment. A fine _.uch as the one  just imposed will probably fores' the  railroads to insist on prompt collections, and the Canadian Board of  Railway Commissione.s may follow  suit. Shippers who have been storing their goods on freight cars at the  railroad's expense will then no longer be able to escape payment by putting up excuses or playing on the fact  that they are good customers of the  -ailroad.-���������Edit-rial from the Gazette  March 26th"1915.* "       " " '  Doing Wonders  For Rheumatism  To theMeritof Lydia E.Pinfc-  hanvs Vegetable Compound during Change  of Life.  Westbrook, Me. ��������� "I wag passing  through tho Change of Life and had  pains in my back  and side and was so  Weak I could hardly  do my housework.  I have taken Lydia  E. Pinlcham's Vegetable Compound nnd  it haB dono mo a lot  of good. I will recommend your med-  icino to my frienda  and give you permission to publish my  testimonial."���������Mrs. LAWitt-Ncu Mau-  TIN, 12 King St.; Westbrook, Maine.  Mnni-ton, Win. ��������� ** At tlio Change of  Life I Buffered with pains in my back  and loins until I could not stand. I also  hnd night-sweats no that tho tntecta  would be wet.   I tried other medicine  uui kwu *IU ituuii   jLilOt. w*U2Xir7 wim uvt-  tlo of Lydia K. rinkham'fl Vegetable.  Compound I began to Improve and I  continued .it. uho for six montlm. Tho  pnir.r. !"ff ���������_.**, .h<> n!j^lit-i������**������������������*������*���������_.t������i .ml hot  fla_lu!������ grew less, nnd in ono year I was  a different woman. I know I hi\vo to  thnnlc you for my continued good health  wr fiii.C'-." - Mm. M. J. 1-KOWNl.L..,  Mnrmton, Win.  The huccopi'i of I.ydia V). Piiikluim'fl  Wtfctnl.lo Compound, inud<? from rootrf  and li.iliii, iu unpavullcilcd in nuch cnaoii.  If yon ivftiil .'ipfclftl ndvlcft i.rlto to  t-fdla I'. I'liiLlnuii MtMllrlno Co. (conn-  ilftil.iil) Ij.yi.ii, 1-Tnr.H. Your U-tlcr *������IIl  he open.il, read and iuihm*ivd by a  Wo in un. nnd held in ntrlct coull'.i'iice.  j...,.���������-.-.^ ... 1���������~xyf���������r-T.__^irrt nllLUrri_. 1ir   i - in i.u ��������� . i I, ������������������ j f ��������� , -|Lf-'  -ii     .jrnn  W-  N. U. 105U  I consider MINARD'S LINIMENT  the BEST Liniment in use.  I got my foot badly jammed lately.-'' I bathed it well with MINARD'S LINIMENT, and it was as  well as ever next day.  Yours very truly,  t. g. Mcmullen.  The Farm Hand's Wages  According to a bulletin recently la-  sued by tho Dominion Census tind  Stutistk'H branch, Ottawa, the over-  Jiffe wages, Including ooard, paid to  l'nrm hands In Canada during Inst  summer ware: $!,.5.r>r������ for male und  $1.8.Rl for female help. For the yenr  Including botird, tho average wages  were $:.:_.'.:io for malen and $i8i>.:.5 for  I'enialefl, whilst tho average cost of  board per month works out to $11.27  for males and $11.1.0 for female!) an  compared with ftH-.-IO and $i>.5_ In  191.0.  Average wages per month In 1911  were ]owe_t iu 1'rliu'o Edward iHland,  vi'/.., .f'J-1.71 for males anil $ 1 -LIS for  fomnlaa. In tho Wcatorn Provinces  tliey wero for mah-i* $119.1!. in Manitoba. $-IOr������l In Sankntchowan and  $'H).'JU in Albor.a, fonuilcH receiving  frv.'.ttr. In Mtutltob'i, f'.V.'/in !������������������ S"ti_l:at-  cbcwaii and $-!H.i;;j in Alberta.  WHAT      PETER      F.      PATTERSON  SAYS   OF   DODD'S   KIDNEY  PILLS  Gaspe   Co.  Man   Gives  Advice  to  All  Who Want to be Cured of  Kidney Troubles  I-Ialdimand, Gaspe Co., Que.���������Special)���������"I  have  just  opened   the   third  box of Dodd's Kidney  Pills  and find  they are  doing me wonders of good  and Rheumatism," so  F.  Patterson, a well  of this place,  came through a cold  Patterson continues,  for many years.    I  for the Kidneys  says Mr. Peter  known resident  "My troubles  and strain," Mr.  "and   I  suffered  had headache, backache and rheumatism. My sleep was broken and un-  refreshing. I had a bitter taste in  my mouth in the morning and I perspired freely with the slightest exertion. I was often di/./.y; I was  troubled with heart flutterings. I was  nervous and my skin Itched and burned at. night.  "After using Dodd's Kidney Pills  I recommend them tu anyone who  wants to be cured."  Evoryono of Mr. Patterson's ailments wns a symptom of Kidney disease. That's why he found such  prompt relief In Dodd's kidney Pills.  They only cure Kidney disease.  When Ijolluwiiy'H Corn Cure Is  Mind   to  a  corn   or  wart   It  Ulllu  i'ooIh      anil   Ihe   calloHily  coiiich  without Injury to the flcah.  up-  the  out  Two Liuicabliiii' 1io,vh wow c\putl-  ntliii'; on llu* relative nici'lt". of their  livllici-H uh iiiu_ii'ians.  "Mv I'albcr li������ (lie fi t'.i Ii'nI iiiiisI-  f ��������� J .lit In tin** town." nn Id one.  "Oli," lli_������ oilier Haiti, "when my  lUlhi-.' itturiM overy mini ultipit worlc"  "Mow'h Ihnt?" Hnlrt (ho othiir.  "What   doca Jir  do?"  "11������������ hlnwii the whlHlle for mcalii im  al  nit* nun.'  Dr. Huvton and Dr. Gage wero minister!, and friends. Dr. Gage hud been  lecturing on his travels, und ono of  his lectures���������on Palestine���������had been  thought not ho interesting as the  others. On its second delivery many  of the auditors withdrew, Dr. Gage's  house was soon afterward entered by  a burglar. Dr. Gagu wun giving Dr.  'Hurtou an account of it. "Why. doctor," ho said, "I had him down flat on  his back. I hold him there. Ho  couldn't move an inch." "Good," said  l������ni>i(in. "Viiii- wh'it r*. r:"i1!on<!!".'. opportunity that was io have doilvorcd to  him your lecture on Palestine."  Mlnard'o  rr.lfjla.  Liniment   Relieves   Ncu-  1u black,  ho    sat  ''Who is thnl  lad ' drcHHotl  mother?"   asked   Hobby, j\h  wllh his mother in a ivufii.  "That   Ih  a   Hlster  of  Charity  boy," replied his mother.  Hobby pondered deeply for a nvo-  nti.iil, ami then ho said: 'Which is  ahe, mother, faith of 11 (.pi-?"  my  IHI   I  Miulrlov    Imil       l.illi..,^    i'ol'  the Hiibjeet  of I'Voliition.  now.   my  dour   Mihw   HllHler-  you     believe   lu   the   ml'iMlnf.  I ii il>.  hoiii' on  ".Viol,  ton, tlo  link?" lie mild, lu conclui-ion.  '".'..I.   !   tS.,   jjiKi."   replied   the   Talr  mnhliea:     "tloim-.h    T    didn't,  until Y  na v, vou,"  ���������or  hildren particularly love the  delicious flavor of Cowan's  Perfection Cocoa, and its  healthful purity and riourish-  !--..������_   r 1 __,_.----_  j.   very best possible drink for  them. For their lunch or  at tea-time it is the very best  thing to give them.  yuaj-ter-poona  Hall-uOuTai &**  %> VMMir>C A ������ \*\T K VC O n r\xx r  THE FINEST IN THE LAND.  CaUloguo FREE. Sold by beat dealer*.  Wm. RENNIE Co. Limited  394 Portage Avenue,   Winnipeg.    Also  at  Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver  WHO WILL PAY OFF THAT MORTGAGE  Should You Die Suddenly?  Keep the Roof over tho Children's Head by a Policy ia  THE EXCELSIOR LIFE  INSURANCE CO.  OFFICES:    Winnipeg, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Vancouver,  Calgary,    Ronlnn.     Agendo   'Wonted.  Sho���������But, 1C I can't llvo on my In-  como, and you can't llvo on yours,  where would ho the advantage o������ our  marry I n e?  Ho (thouKhtrnlly)��������� Well, liy putting  our Incomes*. toRothor, ono ot ub would  ho ahlo to live, at any rate.  An American lady cnllod upon Am-  baHsador lletrlck In Paris hist August  and gave lilm a ptoco of hot* mind, Bhe  auld: "Now look hero; this war must  stop hefoi'o the ilrst oC Soptomhor, ho-  causo Mnry Ann Iiiir simply got to go  school."  jgBggP____>M__iMIIMM������-iMMM-HM_WM^  "WmmmMmxM        1___J___T|j_M_ _ft_T M^fc M-J    W   jg*tmmm*\  a Stat ������w&SSLW kW&GK J4nHr  nccompnnlod by pnin horo or tlio������������������oxtremo nervovmnei*���������  ul-oploaanoao���������may bo fciintnpolls���������or-pnnm.���������ull ara ������lgn-il������ of  dintrean for a wornnn. Shft mny l)*������ ������jr���������wlnj]* from girlhood Into  itrnmnfilino-l���������miiBBiriir from wnr������iniilioo<itomnt,_orlinod���������nr ln.t<_r  HUt.i-riiitf trom ttiuttliaiigoiiuoiniddlolilo which leuvoa wonmtiy  wrflcko of women. A I: nny or nil of tlmnoporiodlnof n womnn'flllffi  ohouhould tulco in tonic und nervine pic..criln*d forjutttBUclicm-CB  by a pliyalclan of viiat P-p������rloiice In tlic dl-Pttnua of women.  Bit. PIERCE'S  Favorite Preserlpttoiti  hn-t nii-i-cniifully tr������ntffil moro enf*.������i������ In pnnt forty y������������r* ihttn any ������.th*r known  can now bo hnd in Biignr-coat������d, tablet form a* well aa in tho liquid.   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U^aLU**^  mmmmmmmMmttmmimmiiimM������^mi\lmmmm*mmmm^^  Dr. rierc������'-i1*leniiat_t Pallet* rftjr-amte wtomaeh,  Itvcmna i>o*vti*--Bi!.i5t������r*������!.fti������teo. tiny crfftwnle* yif4*  W-^TKjTjgS-gSPiff  3.HJ3 iUliV  ^8  "_.r.yr.  rtRi  IL  UUEi   VIIAV  MORE PRODUCTION TO ACRE AND STAPLE CROPS  In Times of National Peril,   Personal  Preferences   Should  Give  vy-y *o National Needs, and Those who are not Helping.  ,' Our Country. Abroad, Should Help Here  Buy Canadian  __ ar _ _~_ _  ib/a __ _*_-ft    a_i_-������������*v_**3<a  Apparently there are^some persons  in Canada who do not understand the  nature   and  object  of  the   campaign  now   being  carried  on,  through conferences  and' the  press,   looking    to  greater food production. We might be  tempted to suggest that they could be  doing better if they would try to understand the nature of the campaign,  and the reasons for it before, rushing  in to criticize it or condemn it. In a  time of national peril, when true conception  of  citizenship leads men  to  try to do their best for their country,  the least that might   be- expected is  that those who are doing no_._i-___ beyond   following   their   ordinary   vocations, and who are untouched by, or  are indifferent to, tbe war conditions,  should at least not hamper those who  are   trying   to   do   something,     even  though it may not be the best or in accordance   with   others'   views.     Perhaps in time, as tin- war and its awful  effects  come  nearer and  nearer  to us, we  shall find all    the people  striving to contribute something, even  if in their effort mistakes    may  be  made.   In times of national peril personal preferences should give way to  national needs.   Those who go to the  - front have their duty clearly defined.  In the trenches.   They can turn back  to us, and say, "What are' you at home  doing to help us?    We have left behind a place t? be vlled, a wor _ to be  done.   Do your duty there as we are  trying io do our duty here."  And what is the duty of those^cf  us who do not go to the front? Clearly and unmistakably it is that of increasing as much as possible the food  so necessary for tbe empire. And ]  why? First and foremost- for patriotic '  reasons. The empire has told us that  she needs all the food that we can  produce. Some people question the  advisability or the necessity of this  line of appeal. The man that can  _ee ho patriotism in production when  is himseii most iu need  ** What" Canada  of patriotic stix-iuiation  needs most of all today is patriotic  enthusiasm. The man who feels, when  he is holding the plow and sowing his  seed and reaping his wheat, that he is  doing it not merely for himself but  also for his brother Canadian who is  risking life in the trenches or in tiie  bayonet charge will do it with lighter  Sieart.A God help Canada if this year  . all the grain is grown and all the  stock is produced a_.d fed merely for  personal gain or the dull force of  necessity. Are the farmers of different  blood from other people? Sentiment,  enthusiasm, loyalty, patriotism���������do  these  mean  IIUIU1115      ������.v������       ���������.--��������� ..     X.._xxxxx  ' prepared to bank the future of Canada on the true loyalty and patriotism of the farmers*, if they did not  have it our future would not be worth  much. And that patriotism can be  stimulated.  Secondly,  we  base our appeal on  gratitude.    When over seven million  people sacrifice their farms, their factories and their people, for freedom,  for liberty, for humanity, for us, there  should be no hesitation In our res-  sponse. All history, sacred or profane,  shows no parallel.   We are enjoying  comfort and safety because brave lit  tie Belgium stood up as a people to  withstand the oncoming rush ot Prussian militarism that aimed to crush  the liberty and safety of France and  the British empire.    Consider    what  might have, happened if Belgium also  had consldsn-d as "a scrap of paper"  the  treaty  that  Britain  guaranteed  Aftor relying on the strength of that  treaty and prospering because of It  for nearly eighty years, it la suddenly torn to fragments.  What do .a  it  mean to.us?    A people as numerous  ns Canadians will stand by it and sacrifice themselves for it.   Have we no  gratitude that wo. are not reduced to  a German colony or forced to pay an  indemnity that would have placed a  mortgage on every home and every  farm in Canada? We owe it to our  children to show our gratitude by pro-  .li,-cing more for Belgium, and for  France and for our empire.  Thirdly, we have our duty to Canada,    stiall we continue as a nation?  We have borrowed nearly three billion dollars to build our railroads, our  ���������-anals and our harbors, to carry on  our   governmental   undertakings,   to  equip   our  cities,   to     construct' our  great industrial plantr.   This country  is "like  a  farmer who  has  borrowed  five thousand dollars from the bank  to  improve  his  property.     Suddenly  the  call  comes  to  meet  the  obligation.    What is to !:e done? We must  raise  the   money,   or  we   are   bankrupt. Canada had the resources which  must  be  called  oa  now  to  produce  more.    The most productive resource  is   the   farm,  and  now   the  national  appeal  is  for  the  farms  of  Canada  to  increase  prcductio.-,  so  that  our  exports .shall be increased to meet our  obligations   in  the  foreign   markets,  particularly in England.  It  is  a national problem, not merely a farmers'  problem.   It can be met if all the operating forces  will  co-operate.    Better  transportation   facilities     are   called  for, more agricultural credit is needed, mere labor will be of great help.  The   railroads   and   steamship   companies must not hamper by increasing  rates;   ihe   banks   should   Uuclci"-  stand  that in this special  call they  have  a duty to perform;  the towns  and  cities "should help  to  distribute  the surplus labor.    Unless  all these  organizations  realize  that  this   is  a  national  question   calling tor  hearty  co-operation we shall not meet fully  the empire's call.    >-  Finally, there is the duty of the individual to himself. Increased production means more for everyone who  meets this call, more for himself and  his family. And uiis applies to the  city and town man���������the man with the  backyard and the vacant lot. Unpro-  ducing land in town and city will this  year show a lack of patriotism. Any  town or city in Canada tbat this year  has unproductive, land with idle workers will be guilty of a national crime.  Three propositions have' been poit  up to the farmers of Canada in tli*������  government campaign:  1. Grow staple rops, such as can  be stored and transpbrted.JThere will  be a special demand for wheat, oats,  peas, beans and flax.,  2. Increase   production   per  acre;  rather than increase acreage- Better  cultivation  and  the  best    seed  will  double or treble the yield under favorable weather conditions.  3. Particular attention should be  given to live stock. The war put up  the price of cereals more than the  price of meats���������but there is coming  a world shortage of meats. It was in  Bight before the war. Out of the  great cattle countries in only one  have -the cattle kept pace with the  people.  . The meat consumption by Canadians is double that of tho French and  fifty per cent, more than that of the  British. With high prices coming it  will be well for the people of this  country to cut down somewhat their  meat allowance and to more fruit and  vegetables. It mny be that this war  will result in Canadians learning  how to grow vegetables and how to  cook and eat them. The health of the  people will be thereby improved.  One of-the noteworthy characteristics of this campaign of Patriotism and  Production Is that, while the needs of  tho empire are being served, the  health and wealth of our people will  also bo conserved and Increased.���������  C.'C. James, C.M.G., Commissioner o_  Agriculture, In Credit Men's Journal.  .Spend a Dollar a Month on Canadian  Good, and  Help Pay Canada's  - * - Debts ������  What can be done to improve Canada's financial position and make the  balance of trade, more faVorable'to  ���������her?     ... ._  Canada is a borrowing country. Her  imports have exceeded her exports by  a y&iy largs a__ev._.t fcr many years,  and this adverse trade balance is an  accumulating debt which, must sooner  or later be paid- The "Made in Canada" movement lias up to the present resulted in little but talk, because  none of us "act in line with our  preaching. Instead of it being anybody's business, it ought to be everybody's business, and what is everybody's business must be each body's  business or it becomes nobody's business.  About five million dollars of footwear, cloth, rubber-and leather, is imported by Canada every year. There  is competition among Canadian manufacturers, which insures fair treatment to the consumer, and there is no  reason why every man, 3_oman and  child- in Canada should not be able  to get Canada-made shoes. This is one  example of many.  Canada last year imported eleven  million dollars' worth of green vegetables and fruit���������much of this quite  vnnecessary���������and^ it is one ot the  signs of the extravagance, selfish indulgence and ostentatious display of  which the abnormal prosperity Canada., enjoyed for a period was the  cause.  We have a population of eight millions in Canada. One dolla*c per  * onth per capita spent on Canadian  products that is - now spe^t oh goods  made abroad would mean an addition  of, roughly, one hundred ; 'ilion dollars to Canadian trade, of which  porbably   twenty-five   million   dollars  iLGIUL.  rAilil iivJutJii\4Li vi   tub  IT IS ON GERMANY THE BRAND OF INFAMY RESTS  Belgian Government Asserts that the  Neutrality ol the  Ruined  Country  was not  Forfeited Before the Commencement  of the War, as Has Been. Alleged by the Germans  The Belgian government has issued  a protest against the German allegation that documents found    in    the  archives at Brussels showed that Belgium had forfeited her neutrality before the outbreak of tha war. After recounting the conversations which  took between the British and Belgiau  military officers in 1906 and 1912,  which, as previously stated by Sir Edward Grey, the British foreign minister, had "reference only in the situation that would be created if Belgian  neutrality had already been violated,"  the Belgian proiest says:  "This Belgian��������� government declares,  on its honor .that not only was no  convention ever made, ;.ut also that  neither of the two governments ever  made any advances or propostions  Concerning the conclusion of any such  convention. Moreover, the minister  of Great Britain at Brussels, who  alone could contract engagements in  her behalf, never intervened in these  conversations, and the whole Belgian  fninistry are ready to pledge themselves on oath that no conclusio-i  arising from these conversations was  ever  brought  before  the cabinet   or  even laid before one single membef  of it.  "The demands which ' the Ger-  mands discovered give evident j ot all  this. Their meaning is perfectly  clear, provided that no part of them  is either garbled or suppressed. In  face of the calumnies repeated again  and. again our government, faithfully  reflecting Belgian uprightness, considers that it is its duty to inflict  once more on the spoiler of Belgium  the brand of infamy, his only legitimate reward.  "It also takes the opportunity of  declaring in answer to allegations,  whose malevolence   is obvious, that:  'First���������Before the declaration of  war, no French force, even of tSie  smallest size, baa entered Belgium,  and no trustworthy evidence can be  produced to contradict this affirmation.  "Second���������Not only did Belgium  refuse the offer of military help offered by one of the guaranteeing  powers, but after the declaration of  war she earnestly solicited the protection of her guarantors.   J  The Crazy Kaiser  wouiu o������ Bye-it. iu. wages. Such ������.n addition to the wages now paid in Canada "w-ould mean . omething in the reduction of unemployment and in the  maintenance of a fair standard of pay  for the working classes. It is of far  j n.ore importance to the wage-earners  themselves than i. is to our manufacturers that the "Made in Canada"  movement should -take practical and  permanent form.  War in Europe may lead to Canadians learning more about their own  country and its holiday resorts. Not a   _ _  single dollar that can possibly be' kept i -iuropeai*. ������ar  in Canada should be allowed to escape, and the thought I would like to  impress is that it should be the business of each and every Canadian to  act in line with the "Made in Canada"  movement and, in so far as our influence may extend, to see that others  act in like manner.  If the leaders of the trades and  labor unions would turn their attention to the "Made in' Canada" movement and encourage their members to  give it strong support, the) desire to  purchase home-made goods would  take firmer hold of the people of the  country and hundreds of thousands  or dollars would be kept in Canada  and paid in wages.to Canadian workmen which now go to help- the mechanics and laborers of foreign countries.  The workingmen of Canada owe it  to themselves to extend this movement by a campaign of education and  publicity that will make itself felt in  every home in the land.  The Canadian manufacturer, on his  part, should see that the goods he  turns out are the best he can possibly make. This is his patriotic duty  as well as good business.���������J. W,  Woods, President of the Toronto  Board of Trade, in Credit Men's Journal.  Progress    of-   the  Last Thirty-Three  Yesirs  Lies  in the  Dirt of the  Gladiatorial Arena  "If anyone asks, 'Who lifted the lid  off of Hell?' let the truthful answer  be,   'William  Hohenzollern.'"  That is the text of one of the most  remarkable    war    pamphlets    which  took it that the first imperial conference following a peace settlement  would be a historical event and he  hoped the ables. statesmen of the  empire would be*able to And a solution of the problem.  The Parasite  Governor of California  "-"escribes the  Character of  _Jqy or   Business  Lieut.-Governor Wallace of California who declared that he was opposed  to the liquor business because it was  "a parasite and an economic waste,"  backs up his statement as follows:  "Business may be ��������� intricate, but its  .���������4.���������n+i/>r������ carefully *>c-l S**st ^rinci1^!00 nr<������ "Im7*!'?     tt  .������_ an  cording to Mr. Hubbo.ro, you will find 1 exchagne of commodities.    It is buy-  it stamped    and stencilled "Made in [ ing and selling, and there must be an  Germany." i advantage of gain in the barter. For  The    charitable view is to assume j continued bommeree the gain    must  that the war lord is a subject for the 1 extend to both parties to the trans  have yet been issuea, ana which has  emanated from the pen of Mr. Elbert,,  Hubbard, New York, who addresses a  number of home truths to the kaiser;  after tersely remarking, "Hell was  made iii Germany."  If you will    examine    the    present  pathologist and the alienist. He is a  warrior first and for ever.  Bill Kaiser- has a shrunken soul,  and a mind that reeks with egomania.  He    is a mastoid uegenerats o������ a  Cheers Supplant Jeers  The German "Goose" Step  Said To Be a Fine Exercise, and Will  Strengthen the Muscles of the  .'....- Legs  If thero is oite thing in particular  thnt .ilHtliiKUlHhCB tho German iiriny  from all others, t������; in the goose step  ���������tho ccrcmoiiioiu "high kicking"  ptop ho impressively employed,by tho  German regiments In marching past  king or kalwor or other potentate.  Tho goose stop is accomplished by  keeping tho knee stiff and by lifting  tho leg In a kind of kick aa high as  possible. To hoc great linen of Infantry employing the goose Atop, to see  thorn, with erect body and drawu-in  stomach and too pointed outward nt  lho H.imo angle, lift ouch leg high and \ respite   when   hb   cor  btiu, then bring il Uiu.uU.i<.*tif .,*.   ilou u   IK \ cil   to   '���������'->,_������������������.���������>, c-   Ih  upon the ground���������woll, that Is a strlk- * " ���������* "  *-  ���������*     lug spectacle.  Toe goose-step, furthermore, Is a  fine exercise. Military critics declare  that a huif hour of it will strong!hen  tho muscles of leg and nlKloui-ii uh  much as a full day's innrehlnur.  On Ibis account, since tho War's  outbreak'liiis brought the goose utep  Into prnmtm'.iH'K, 11 erent ninny gym-  niftt'.iiuitii imm������ "in.H.^..<..;....i ���������_..,.i_ ....p  olunsoH under tho miporvlulon at ex-  of! ire in \*f tati i.nny-  It Is clutiiK'.tl thai, with lea or  twttlvfi minutes of goose stepping a duy  * fnl mini or woman will reduce tho        I.-,,V     ,...    ������w ���������,..     ,,  ������. uiui ... .......... w        ,. I  ���������"���������I*   Tlir������ icnriHi* Nt. n nnnl.'.'.1  the  Inn I  V������ry supple mid nhiipely. I  Great Science Paper  Young    French    Savant    Doeo Great  Service  While   Shells  Are  Bursting  What 1ft   described   as    ;,   "highly  Bclentlllc opuscule on tho paraslto in-  fiittorla of   ccphatopoda"    has    been  written in tho trenches by a young  savant named Colin and road at the  Academy of Scloiit'oa.    Colin  was investigating     this    abstruse    subject  when  the war broke out- He was in  the thick of battle near Notro Dame  do J.orotU. when, a-.-uuidlng to a lot-  tor he has  written  to u fellow-lnveH-  tlgator,   ho   had   a   feeling   that   ho  probably would bo killed. Colin therefore took advantage of a few hours'  ompany   was   re-  and hand it to 11 comrade for trans-  mirujiou lo ihe Academy of ScW-me.  This unparalleled scientific achievement was accomplished while hIioIIh  wero bunding amidst the second lino  of treiU'.li-H.  Suffragette Leader Gets Loud Praise  as a  Popular War Orator  "Patriotic fervor draws thunderous cheers in place of old-time jeers,"  Is the way a London newspaper heads  nn article on Mrs. Pankhurst as a  popular war, orator. The paper itself  is violently antl-suffragottc, but honors the war truce which the suffragettes announced at the beginning ot  the war.  It was- only a year ago when t.  speech by Mrs. Punkhurst was a signal for a riot, if allowed to proceed  at all. Now she is described by a reporter in these words: "A graceful,  dignified figure tlio suffrage leader  makes as sho faces the audience.  Over a becoming black dress she  wears a black lace-shawl; suspended  from a thin gold ehaln Is a lorgnette  which she does not jibc. Tho Union  .Tack centred across a curtain  green forms tho Htage backgroupu."  Hor women followers still send up  fiorul*ol-eiings to tho stage, says the  reporter. In speaking, Mrs. Pankhurst, carefully avoids pusuluu and I*i-  voctive, but. she prei.cnt-.*. hot points  clearly and tolllngly und with conviction- At Iho finish of her speech,  joung suffragette.! sell postcard  souvenirs for a patriotic fun������..  noble, grandmother  We are told that the.kaiser kept the  peace for forty-three years. True-  just waiting for this stroke at world  domination. .'  Somo of Mr. Hubbard's general observations on the war for which the  kaiser is responsible are pithy gems,  and, although they will :.ot be palatable to Germans ea;S, seem to hit the  mark every time.  War,, runs, one of them, as a corrective for industrial jealousy, would be  like making love with a bludgeon,  managing a kindergarten with a whip,  or Introducing faith, hope and charity  with the aid of thumbscrews.  The one intent of modern commerce  is to bestow a benefit. The one intent  of war is to intimidate, cripple, maim,  and destroy. Commerce stands for  help and happiness, war symbols suffering and disease.  War destroys your market, limits  your territory, lessens your prospect.  All the porgress of the last thirty-  three years lies a jumbled, tumbled  mass of fears and tears, In the dust  and dirt ot the gladiatorial arena-  Nero, the fiddling fiend, with his  carelessness in the use of fire, never  burned property In all his pestilential  career worth one-half that destroyed  when the kaiser's troops applied the  torch to storied Louvain.  Bill thinks he Is a Superman, but  some day the devil will explain to him  that he is only a supernumerary.  The crazy imlser will not win. The  wisdom of the world backs the ulllos,  and St. Helena awaits.   If must be so.  For Empire Federation  Where the   Fit Survived  TI muni, not bo forgotten thut sub-  niuiincK an. vulnerable lypoH of war-  Mi In.  cT-trn  hav.ardo'.u    to    navigate,  i'i_,jil%y    ,>U������>>>        ...    i,uiji,<]1/iii       1."  meaiiu ultracllvo to tho enlisted mnn,  v,..-> prvTrry a ���������;t:*.������������������*?.*.)r-r home nfioal  and the fresh uh* of tho blue tumbling  water to a cluttered n., contracted  deep sea muiiilm.  whop jniekeu   v-'lli  .���������,!..���������      .������,.,!     #iu,      ���������������������������    Inn,,,,    nml  The i'-land of I^owls, where practically ihe entire nialo population had  vol it 111 cere 1 for notivo service, holdi  a pi'oud ro.-ord for military prowc. 1,  und 1'uniinhea tho flno.it recruits for  tho Highland legluieutH. A practice,  approved by Plato, formerly prcmil-  cil here of putting to death hy expos-  V������   ;'" ! '"'"   n'���������   *ivi'*ti< iv/   m   ,~,ni ,.*,   .*,!'.*..,.,  and it is Hit UI hy tho inou[. credible  hlutorlium that (his o.unlom continued  until "modern times." As a vonult. tne  Inhabitant a are far superior In phynl-  <jiw* to other ll-Ehlsmlcr*1', nnd eon-  unit*,   unknown  Sir    George    Parley   Says  Dominions  and Motherland Muot Get Closer  Together  In   a recent  speech at   tho  lloyal  Colonial Instltuto, London, Sir George  op4*������Perley Bald:  "The empire in a live thing. We  feel It to be so more than tho ordinary 1-ngll-h citizen because we havo  been talking of It for years."  Sir Geo.E*. defines bis Idea of Canada's relation to tho empire in the  preaont -prints, pointing out thai the  Dominion joined the war as u firm believer in the democratic ystem which  In nt slake, "flut whllo Canada was  hnppy to net as it hud done lust  iAugutit. 110 one woiiiu _uy thai Uio  present relationship of the different  parts of tho empire could possibly ho  permanent. While believing Britain  would remain one of (lie greatest elv-  lli/lng forces the wcrlil had ever seen,  one axiom of nature was that nothing  Mood Mill. Wo have conic to a placo'  where it neem������ to me wo niunt get  closer together. Otherwise, according  !..  IV..-,  !:*.*���������,".'"   r;f Ti^t*."... "\V0  mn^t  '"'���������>ir  action. If the resultant advantage of  a business deal insures to the benefit  of one party only, there is an economic defect. The buyer must benefit  by his purchase as truly as the .seller  by;:his sale,   a a.. ? -    ���������     ������������������o'VA-  'Tn Targe matters the importing  country- is a gainer as truly as the  exporitng country. It is so with  small matters. The buyer gets from  the grocer flour, from the hardware  man nails, from tho lumber man lumber,, and in each case the buyer and  seller are benefitted. The same buyer  goes to the saloon to get wine or beer  orywhisSy. The dealer makes a profit  on the goods sold. But there is a  break in our business principles. The  buyer makes no gain. He parts with  his share of the barter, and gets nothing valuable in return. At every-  other -.counter thero was gain on both.  sides; here the gain Is on one side  only. The transaction limps; it is  false to business principles. It represents economic waste. It must  cease.  "It remains eternally true that  business to be legitimate must produce gain to both parties dealing.  "The    economic waste    becomes a  multiplied factor when the argument  is extended to liquor's effect on tho  \ purchaser who consumes it.  "Tho liquor traffic is a parasite.  Any business blood that it has is  sucked from the vigorous body of  healthful business. It contributes no-  Hiiiig, but draws heavily. If traffic  in lumber, groceries, dry goods and  other legitimate business gave no  more value than liquor gives, and yet  received as these lines of business do,  and ns liquor does, all business would  collapse. The quid pro quo would bo  acklng. If a town or city prospers  where traffic In liquor is allowed, Its  prosperity Is Joss than It Bhould be by  just so much as liquor takes. It gives  nothing, and what it takes is so much  siibstracted from tho general jsain. It  is a parasite, a leash. Prosperity may  continue, but it carries n needless burden. A ten-mule team may haul a  heavy lond up a hill, even though  there may bo ono span on tho rear end  pulling back. Unhitch tho pull-baolc  team and iho load will mov* forward  easily. Unhitch the liquor drag nnd  you fi_celcrnto tho movement of legitimate butdnenn."  Germany has Invented a cheap  short-range torpedo for use against  transports and other unarmed ships.  It  has  range of  from 1,000  to 1,500  i.'.tiV'. '*iV.'\ *v,r,\r���������**.(\ nf pf>,V5",''.5'!���������,; ?.������Q f*  'tOO pounds of gun cotton taken but  100 pounds, or less, ami needs hut  simple mechanism.  Mtiuiptlon wan quit*, unknown until  i.ioiu* of Uh eiew by ui -Uncial uiCiina. | re-.imy reiuiroim^e^ i������y *.<.-,.,>��������� w.w-  ���������-New York bun. ..*....���������  L ...-_;....:.  forward  to  a  timo  wnen     wo    hiihii  gradually  drift  apart."      , ,  iii liie country whii.ii iu*. 10pr������.*.0at-  ed It. would ho InipoHttihle to uliiiul on  .. j>i|i(form find ������nv Hull I'nnndii t-linuld  do  always   what   she   is   doing   now  Seventeen out of nineteen parishes  on (ho Welsh border bus voted not  to he included in (lit WuIhIi church  dlscndownment nrhemo, when tho  name goeH into ett'ect, to (he Hurpiliui  of   those,   who   Imagined   (hat   Wnloi*  4.,    4-a../.������������   f. r    it  Dig   Carrier*  Two  tuiiall   iHlhinluit   railway*���������the  Panama railway, forty nillos in length,  uiui   the   Tehuantopec  railway,    mo  U II in.uu  x. 1.w ** ������������������r,    .......    4,.^.  ��������� ������ rt������  wi" THE CRESTON REVIEW  We have in stock  Whale Oi! S  and  -Pi*:.  Quassia uupi  also A   :  Arsenate of Lead  Price as follow^:  Srcsnsta 8 sari lureta ih  nidwilUlW   faUHU- }.<UW8U<j BUI  **        nnufHar Ih  {nmuui-jiu.  uvu  OrAO'j.-in _flrii_--_?. DaaE/ f*A  ui @������_ mil ui yg. ts*yonm uii���������  Phone 67  CRESTON  _      ___  P. BURNS  &Qo.  Linrtitod  CRESTON  B.C  Head   Ofnces  CALGARY;  V  \NCOU-  VER; EDMONTOa.  Dealers iu  MEAT  Wholesale and Retail  Fish. Game.   Poultrv.  _*��������� ***     *  and Oysters  in Season  Local and Personal  Mr. Mudie, one of the ranchers in  the Port Hill section of the valley,  loaded a car of cattle here the early  part of the   week for Dunmore, Alta.  Owing to a minor legal technicality  in some of the proceedings of readjusting the affairs of the Fruit Growers  Union, another couple of extraordinary general meetings of shareholders  will have to be held. The first of the  new series is scheduled for May 26.  F.-B. Turner is greatly concerned as  to the welfare of his son, W. C. Turner, who is reported among the missing  in the Canadian casualty list issued on  Friday. He went overseas with the  First Contingent from Moose Jaw and  has been on the firing line in France  for several weeks.  Rev. E. Bull, who since December,  1913, has been deacon-in-chat*ge at  Christ Church, left for the coast Oil  Tuesday. We understand he has been  appointed curate of an English church  parish at Kitsilano, a suburb of Vancouver. His friends will be.pleased to.  hear of his success iu his new Held of  labor.  Another 20-acre slice of Block.' 812  was disposed of early this week, the  purehasei* being Mr. Robinson of Oal-  gary, the purchasing agent for the Q.  F.R. dining cax* department. The land  is located close to the company's mill.  Mr. Robinson expects to get.'at least  five acres of it ready for cultivation  iinniediately. a^  For those who have not already re-  ] sponded to the appeal for sox; the Red  | Cross Auxiliary depot over Speers'  (store will be open on Tuesday, June 2,  | when the ladies hope to have another  i hnsv *_-���������*." receiving foot-wear. The  j need of hosiery is urgent���������50,000 pairs  a week being required for the Canadian troops alone.  Mr. and Mrs. P. G. Ebbutt entertained the young people of town at  their home on Friday night. Progressive wliistfeatured the affair, the prize  winners being Miss Waddy and Mr.  J}. Allah; the low scorer being Mr. T.  Biindy.   Refreshments    were   served  We have the goods, and  our prces are reasonable  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINIG REGULATIONS  Cor.l mining rights of the Don.'nion,  iu Mimitoba, Snskntchewnunnd Alupvtn  the Yukon Territory, the North west  Territories and in a portion ot* the Province of British Colnmbin, may be leased  for n term of twenty-one years ut  un mutual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,560. acres will be leu. ed tn  one applicant  Application for a lease' must he uiade  by the applicant in person to tbe A cent  or Sub-Agent of the district in which  the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the laud must  he described by scctione, or legal sub-  d-visioua of section*., and in unfiurveyed  territory the tract applied for shall be  staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application must he accompanied  by a fee of $6 which will be refunded if  the rights applied for are not available  but wot otherwise. A royalty phall he  paid on the merchantable output of the  mine at the rute of five cents per ton.  The persou operating the miuo Bhall  furnish the Agent with 8 vom returnB  accounting for the lull quantity of mer-  ehautaUli. coal mined mid pav the royalty .heroin If the coal mining rights  are not being operated, ������ubh roturni*  should be furuiahcd nt lend, once u ���������, onr  The leane will include tho ooal mining rlghtf* only, hut the lessee may h_  permitted to purohaso whatever available surface rluhtH may be ooiisidered  neeeuHary for the workiiiM of the .uine  at the rate of $10 mi ar.ro.  For full information ..pplieation should  \m made to tho Secretary of the Depart-  ni-nt of (ho Interior, Ottawa, or to any  ',,!;,'ui nr J*".;:.) Arr.tit **tf T)n'.-r.inlnn T.r..*-ic.r.  WW. OOHY,  l)������.puty Minister of the Interior.  N.  B ��������� -Vri author! zed publication of  t.httfftriverti-M'uient will nor be paid for.  ���������MOW)  E__   4* C* *  Mil for Service  l*U������*'������bl''*������l      Jb'I'm'V      Hull      f.llMllptoil  PrJlieu- for iiiivii.e, <3o������.d pi'4-dueiiig  ������ti*ji(i>, Fee {jr.. HTO.JKH A* JACKHON  Mountain VifW It.*������i������;i_, i'fvhUiu.  11 after caras and a most enjoyable evenr j  ing was spent by all the guests.  Mrs. Bradley's Presbyterian Sunday  School class treated her to a little sur-  'prise party at the Bradley home on  Tuesday, when all the members of the  class were on hand~'?for "an informal  few hours of sociability prior to her  departure from Creston. They succeeded admirably in spending an enr  joyable afternoon and evening.  Creston people are scanning the Canadian causalty lists very closely these  days. At least five of the six with the  First Contingent are known to be in  France and as many more of the Second. The latest to be heard from in  France are Lieut. Grompton.Earl Sim-  monds, Russel Leamy and John Stace  Smith. Cards were received from the  latter four early this week.  Levi Harper of Port Hill was a Creston visitor on Tuesday. He states  that Ingram & lielley, who lost their  sniVt1 in uiie oig nve in that town on  May 3rd, are getting ready to rebuild.  The insurance companies paid them  $8,600 on their $9,000 carried. Owing  to Idaho going dry on December 31st  next, neither Mr. English or Mr.  Whitney will rebuild their hotel.  Fred Ryckman, the Indian Constable at Cranbrook, was here a couple  of days the early part of the week,  reading the riot act to the local Si-  washes who were doing a little threatening because of some fencing operations being carried on in Block 812.  When politely hut positively assured  that no funny work would be tolerated tho red men decided to bo good.  A. B. Macdonald (Cranbrook) council for John Baines, and James O'Shoa  (Nelson) who is appearing for John  HiiHcroft woro here on Monday conducting an examination for discovery  in connection with Baines' action for  $2,ft(X) damages .or injuries sustained  to his leg while working on. a hay baler at the Reclamation farm last fall.  Tho case will be honrd at, Cranbrook  j-ihoiUy.  The best and about the only attraction for the holiday, Monday, is the  citizens picnic nt the Canyon. The  band boys have arrangements well In  hand for it and if the weather Ih right,  It promises to be a thoroughly enjoyable outing. Hot water will bo supplied picnlceii. free, whllo any other  iii'ceHHiiry lefreshmentH may be had at  the booth. The band will .11.11I1.I1  luii'd'- and there will he a line of sports  |Im������I     ill."      <rt>������������l'll!������t w     *������'l|l      M������*fl>.ltl     l>ff *e....  and be ready to nerve your lunch at I  o'iiim 1. piiUM-ii. In tli������< t-v������.|iing the  band Is giving.i dance in Men-untile*  Hull.  Birth���������In Creston, on May 18th, tc-  Mr. and Mrs. E. "W. Payne, a son.  Rev. F. L. Carpenter was f_ passenger west on Friday to New Westminster to attend the annual sessions of  the B.C. Methodist Conference. There  will be no service at any of his appointments this Sunday.  John Blinco, Creston's well known  apiarist, shipped four hives of bees to  Johnston's Landing Kootenay Lake,  on Monday. This is the second lot to  go out this moftth, the exports totall-  5ng about 125,000 bees���������seven hives.  John Carfra, Jr. has been accepted  :������������������'   +!.',,-TW.-1.--**,''������������������'���������������.-*..���������������.__.-.    -,-    i-V-     c'l  J*._l  ,   cue xioiot#Li    . vVtlJ>l,(Cft',,1'      ***      v������������*-      -m"  i  Kootenay regiment, and Is drilling  there regularly now. Enlisting at Nol-  son is very satisfactory, there being  almost 150 training there already.  Geo. Ferguson*the Nelson cartage  ���������man who was here watching the sale  of horses t:o the army buyers on -Thursday last left for tioine on Friday with  three horiaes���������two purchased from H.  S. McCreath and one from Ike Lewis.  According to yesterday's Nelson  News, R. Fi Green. M.P., will be a  Creston visitor this week. He was  due in Nelson yesterday and from  there goes to Creston, according ta  the News. Neil Mackay, M.P.P. for  Kaslo, accompanies him.  The Strathcona Horse, the mounted  regiment with which R. Sinclair Smith  went overseas, has been dismounted,  formed into an infantry brigade and  Sent to France early in May. Part of  the corps was* reported in action on  Thursday of last week.  -A cow belonging to Mrs. J. B. Miller got decidedly the worst of an encounter with the westbound express  about & mile east, of the depot, on  Thursday afternoonlast. The animal got just a little the worst of the  argument but" is still in the ring.  The court of revision of the voters'  list for the Kaslo riding was held  at Kaslo on Tuesday. Honors appear to be even in the matter of names  added from the Creston district.  Both the Liberals and Conservatives  had some forty names eachto go on  j the list.  The water notice appearing elsewhere is not intended to apply to those  who sprinkle their lawns or gardens  during the hours specified in the regulations. Use of water for this purpose  outside these hours will not be  tolerated.  The most extensive ship the Creston  Red Cross workers have -get made was  dispatched to Nelson on Tuesday. In  the consignment was three bundles of  old linen, 5 surgical shirts. 3 bed jackets, 13 washcloths.- 5 pairs knee caps,  12 pairs hand-knitted "sox, Atmd 127  pairs soldiers sox.  _j_B_a______a*_������*_M_^^  OF   THE  TRAlVStE-JT  i        m  \    COMMODIOUS  SAMPLE  ROOMS  Ithe best and most  popular hotel in  the kootenays  38S-)-H_--_n'  Run on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled service in  all departments. Kitchen  staff (including cook) all  white l&dies. E.ver-**' comfort  and attention grven to guests  The bar is vs upplied with  only the best brand of goods.  criers  Meet Trains  -|s ������������3 ILdOYLiE  ������5 Tiiff       _       ���������       _n������ 1 ������ _ _ _ ���������  iSuy Aviade-iii-^anaaa implements  manufactured by the Massey=;i  Harris Company, the largest ������  manufacturers of Faroi Imple- ������  ments in Canada. |  Get our prices on Implements and  Sprayers before purchasing  elsewhere.  Creston Auto & Supply Co.  CRESTON  R. S. BEVAN, Manager  B.C*  SPECIAL VALUES IN  IB WB ..ft I__"  19   fSlfl.   ffp Ha   R9  OIIWG1  ngmQiiaigrfi  ii ft 11 b ^ i n ft i o  100 Dozens to select from at Prices Below Eastern Departmental Stores  BSSB2S3__2___2-SH-K_SS_C  ���������MMmjB������ia_IM������^^^  THE LOT INCLUDES  Wash Dishes   -    35c  Wash Bowls -. - 25c  Water Pails -    -    75c  Pudding Dishes  15 ������ 20 - 25c  Water Chambers 35c  Water Dippers - 20c  Fry Pans   -    -   - 25c  day.    These goods are of good quality.    Come in   : :���������and  see 'them :   Soup Strainers * 15c  Double Soapdishes 15c  Bread Pans   ���������-���������   - 20c  Cake Plates, deep  15 and 20c  Sauce Pans 20 & 25c  Egg Turners - - 15c  Mixing Bowls    -    15c  s. -_=_. (-____]������ 2  BMJ  B JL-l

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