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 m iii-iiti wj  //. vvy:  #/    ���������- -  ������*  _PT^753v^"   -._--*-���������_. -  . Uln,  Vi*(,_/U  jr..  C-k    _.  .tie-      v  V    t_*y.  7..7.C  V'%    ������*.���������������    .nr.   ������f>  Tjt. _-���������������=*'*���������'-    " ��������� *   -"*.  \  A'  Vgt^VTT'V'-  C_33__3TON, B. C, FfelDAY, JUNE 25, 1915  No. 23  W a  B _<n_r������5_ _  and  lf-abw*e  Miss Vina Doris of Cranjxrook is the  guest of Miss B. Doyle.  Harry Leonard was a passenger east  on Tuesday, for Cranbrook.  Haying  is general all over the Val-  l&XT.       TV-si _���������������������-_������_ r.f ������������-->.������-������������. Sr. -.1L.-V   _ -* A  --'a - ������������������.-.   ~~~������������  v_. o������v ������<0!   IO   VJUC  UCUiVltaSb  ever.  Stovewood is on the export list this  week. R. S. Bevan is loadinga car of  it for W. EL Morris, Sirdar.  Archdeacon Beer of Kaslo will visit  Creston on Sunday, July 11th and will  conduct morning and evening services  in Christ Church. Holy Communion  will be administer^*?*___.__*  service.  J ������-* t_S_-   -������<%rt- ������__>-���������- ������v* v?JL  fi^������-������������^ JuJ-Lsj. *-*__������f������5  Raspberry shipments will commence  in pretty good shape on Monday. John  Johnson of Duck Creek brought in a  couple of boxes of real ripe,-tasty ones  on June 2lst���������about a week ahead of  all others..  A pickup Creston team and an Indian nine from Duck Creek clashed at  baseball at the ballyard on Sunday  afternoon, Creston coming out on top,  about 18-16. George Pacey made the  announcements,  - The Red Cross Auxiliary acknowledges the following donations: Mrs. McMurtrie,   30 personal  property   bags  ������"������������ xx pip������-?_      _������*_���������  JU  ���������U-  IJUVK CNEEK  I '������_  O i4.1L.  ���������CJUUIXt/U,  eiKt personal property bags; Mrs, Knott, Can-,  yon City, $1; A. J. Collis, tobacco.  IVT-OCj   TVf^O-i _l_rv*.  - - ^j ,  * wu* u^vi  uaityax -_*A-_S-i*y  from Korea, will deliver an address~bn  _i6F WOr-__ iu feti- away Korea in r.hs_  Presbyterian Church on the evening  of Tuesday, July 6th, to which an invitation is extended to all to attend.  Some records for strawberry picking  ������re reported this week, Ai"*the -Adlard ranch Harold Goodwin is credited  with jour - orat _s4t_-fot^^hg_u_!i^_.ilg  it -&_<������-1_.-_-_ _. _>.___._. n������'V������������J>- ~*r���������~=.t-  ��������� ������������������.  ������������j_������j������������/a������*.jL   ������.*. _.._.^._-j_ ������. ^.x*-xlA**XX!MfXJf    JUV1 KiVU  Pease   brought  in" eight crates   in a  little under seven Jiours. * Next.  The first of the Valley's 1915 cabbage  ���������crop made its appearance on Tuesday,  when several heads weighing from 3$  to 5 pounds each were brought in from  Erickson from-the ranch of Mr.T. raser.  In appearance they excelled the California variety, being unbleached.  The annual meeting of the Creston  ^School District is announced for Saturday, July 10. J. W. Dow's term as  trustee expires this year* as does R. M.  Reid's tenure of office as auditor.  These vacancies are to be filled and the  usual anuual meeting routine business  disposed of.  While helping with haying operations on Tuesday afternoon Mrs. S.  Trombley had the misfortune to fall  from the load breaking her collar  hone, besides getting a bad shaking Up  internally. Dr. Henderson is in attendance and no serious complications  are anticipated.  Vernon Glen, the last-minute recruit  from Croston for tho ' all-Kootenay  Regiment, has been located at Vernon  with the Cranbrook company. This  gives the Valley ten men with the  ii.tii, Meewre, Dow, Maione, Bidduiph,  Cordon Smith, Currie, Reid, Watson,  Woodcs, Carfra and Glen.  Tho Entrance examination closed on  Wednesday afternoon. On the wholo  tho papers woro moderate and a good  ]iana lint may roa_onably bo expected,  l-.itish History waa a llttlo. aovoro, a  couple of war (juouUoni- being in evidence with which, rural pupils, particularly, could hardly bo expected to bo  familiar.  Miss -Anna Hagen was a Creston  caller on Tuesday.  Cail Wigen and Matt. Hagen spent  Tuesday in Creston.^  The raspberries are ripening fast  now, and will probably be on the market next week.  Mr. Jackson nf the Jackson Fruit  Co., Regina, in company with A.  Lindley of Creston, paid Duck Creek a  T_**T ������1? ^".   _***VW-    *0O*���������mm _*,���������)_r-���������**���������  V lUJLU   VJ-JU   K^V_.^4JL_. VLClAji'���������  Since Wednesday last, June 17th, the  Co-Operative Fruit Growers' Association has shipped 2,12? crates of strawberries���������a total of 3,374' crates for the  whole season.  School closes for the summer vacation on Fi-day. life at the school has  been pretty easy for the past fortnight-  there being only four scholar's of the  primer class present.  In the strawberry crop competition  Paul Hagen stands first in-quantity  picked having 24 crates in one picking  off his quarter-acre. E. & R. Uri came  next with 17, and Butterfield next with  15 crates. .  .  For the first time in the history of,  the Creston Valley a straightj_arIoad  of strawberries was shipped on Sunday morning from Duck Creek. The  car con twm&Li ������ .___ craves Ox ucrn&a. __.  wire "was received from Calgary on  Tuesday stating the car had arrived at  that point ck, had been inspected and  ���������berries were in fine condition. This is  a good beginning for the carload ber-  II-3   u.iiix   is   Lut:   fureriH-iit-r  of   Utauy  more cars which will make a name for  this district all over the three prairie  provinces.  Promotes Scholars  ERICKSON  Sixteen Chickens  _ From]Fif teen Eggs  t* Ut n>   ������������������������������  _  .   .. i.... .i .. ���������  ������.   mo atiwt nil (���������> <i  i,   .1.. ..  IU ������V   HUJ l_  on tho now band  Creston band   will  hide  of the C,XMt.  tho   ila^iolo.    Tii<;  stand which tho  build on tho west  platform, nearby  hiauii   wiii ha   up  higher than the depot platform, mo  that tho music will bo hoard te reasonably good advantage oh cither nido of  the track. - '  Mi'H. .1. M. Barton has juat, received  word from Piirtland, Ui*,, where her  daughter, FranclB, la attending school,  t ty ���������*���������. **     irfvif*     t k _*������������������������     #<*i K ������i  I *������**������ v.      . i' TM-1\ !���������������������������*������     t������������������* ������������������-  awarded the diploma for the bo.it all-  loitoii hhowiiig of the |iu|>ilh in -let-  eltiwH. In the clotting oj-ainliiatlont.  nlto ohtaiiied   |>oi���������i'*-'_t. itituki. in   atilh-  ulv  About a month ago we chronicled  the fact that a hen belonging to  Mrs. H. F. Weber, on the Hatfield  ranch, had hatched oiit fourteen  chicks from a setting of thirteen  eggs. Such a performance was so  tremendous looking to many people  that they absolutely refused to take  any stock in the story unless they  were shown an affidavit from the  hen confirming and ratifying the  report. .-������������������'.  Notwithstandiiig this unbelief  we again assure our readers of its  correctness and would point-out  that the entire brood is still alive  and healthy, and getting in shape  to help keep down the high cost of  living in the Weber home next  year, and mayhap break some of  the Valley egg-laying records. ,  It now turns out that this Creston oluoker is not tho only biddy  capable of turning the extra-ohiok  triok. Bead this, from lnf.t wooIc'g  Cranbrook Herald:  The Creston record for hatching  chiokens has been smashed to smithereens! Three weeks ago Mrs. St.  Eloi purchased a setting of eggs  from ye editor. The clutch conaiat-  od of 15 egga of tlio Rhode Island  Rod vurioty. Tlio liateli uuitto ofi"  the first of the week, sixteen good,  healthy ohioka being tho result.  Somo hatching oh ?  Had tho Horald said tho good  work was accomplished from eggs  supplied by Joo Jackr.on, Tom Cav-  ou, A. ii. Wuttd, Jim Loat-k orovon  Ben Palmer, thero might bo room  for doubting the bona fides of the  paper, but when Editor Sullivan  aHftures uh that tlio hatch wnn  from-oggs produced by his very own  Lihodo Island  Iteda, that puts tho  Division I.���������S. A. MacDonaid, Prin-  ninol  ?mimij\A/JL������ r ���������*  Diploma awarded:. Punctuality and  itesrula-rity, Mabel Jivscroft.  Division II,���������G. E. Sparkes, Teacher.'  From Junior 4th to Entrance Class���������  Lillian' Cherrington'. Helen Moraa,  Harold Gobbett, Alice Embree, Mary  Parker, Muriel Hobden, Esther Bradley.  From Senior 3rd to Junior 4th���������  Audrey Attridge, Dorothy Barton,  Dorothy Carpenter, .RoseCherrington,  Mary Dew, Hazel Hobden, Evelyn  Miller, Edgar Benney, -Bert Boffey,  Orin Hayden; -Denzil- Maxwell, -Clark.  Moore, Frank Romano.  From Junior 3rd ������p Senior,3rd.--Almeda -Attridge, H.len Barton. Ruth  Compton, Vera Parker, Bea Embree,  Arthur Gobbett, Lionel Moore.  Diplomas were awarded: For Proficiency, Lillian Cherrington,' Helen  Moran. Punctuality and Regularity,  liuth Compton. deportment, Harold  Gobbett.   -_       .   \ .1-  -     "      "4  Division III.���������Mise Munro, Teacher.  . To Junicr Third���������Agnes Hobden,  George Broderick, Annie Maione, Ardrey Wilson, Jesse jWiles.  To   Seriiox'   S^eoArt Arthur   Dew,  Louise Bevan, Ruth Lidgate, Eva  Holmes, John George Beeby, Joe  Romano. ���������***-.' r..      '  To -Junior Second Reader���������Arnold  Baines," Harry Compton, Harry Pollett  &-_,.       Kxx.-.is,���������        mi^-. "���������    -J5a_������������������       "O.Il������  ���������!='-"*--t*-     j=.*-*.:"-3*:,      A���������1���������j       _ ���������j ..._,,     ^^.^u.  Crawford, Marguerite Crawfoi-d.  To First Reader��������� Georgie Barton,  Marion Ash5Merle Reid,Robb?e Moore,  Bobbie Hetherington, "Evelyn Hurry.  To Senior Second- Primer���������Cyrus  Pow,Freddie Payne,Maggie Broderick.  Perfect   Attendg-nce���������Marion*   Asb,  m~mm *--***   4__Li/V>-.������-t^Vy) ���������_> V**^J- fi***������-       A^UAirWM]        W*A***^  George Beeby, 'Louise Bevan, Harry  Compton, Arthur Dew* Bobbie Hetherington, Agnes Hobden, Charlie Holmes, Eva-Holmes,Ruth Lidgate,Annie  Maione,Mildred Malone.Hawy Pollett,  Merle Reid, Joe Romano. Louise Romano, Cyrus Pow.  Diplomas were awarded : Punctuality and Regularity���������Ruth Lidgate.  Proficiency, Ai'thury Dew. Deportment, Eva Holmes.  Mrs. Warren and children of Calgary are here" at present on a visit to  Mr. and Mrs. Fraser.  Mr. Levesque of Kingsgate, who  visited his brother W> Levesque, here  a few days last week, left for home on  Sunday.  Another prospective provincial premier arrived on Sunday, when another  son was added to Mr. and Sirs. F. Putnam's family,  Misses Ruth Klingensmith and  Mable Craigie were at Creston the  early part of the week writing on the  Entrance Examination.  The lower-road bridge over the  Goat River was closed to traffic on  Monday. It was none too safe for  heavy loads particularly.  A horse belonging to Mr. Penson  ^whieh got its leg very badly cut in a  jwire fence one day last week is gradually coming around. At one time little hope w;is held out for saving its  life.  Anyone had new potatoes for dinner before June 17 ? If not this yeai-'s  honors for the early Irish apples goes  to M. R. Palmer who dined that day  on a nice lot of the Early Harvest  variety.  Training to Work  On Machine Gtsn  rr   XVC_������_|J        _?  Division IV.���������Miss Waddy, Teacher.  To Second Primer-  Alfred   Boffey,    Ivin   Compton,    Joe  Leonard,  Mary Lewis, Elson Lidgate,  Julius Moran, Frank Parker, Beatrice  Scott, AmeyWalmsley, Dudley Wilson.  Perfect Attendanco-t-Evelyii Bevan,  Laura Boadway, Sherman. Broderick,  Ivin Compton, Edith Crawford, Joe  Leonard, Ethel Lewis, Maty Lewis,  Elson Lidgate, Keith Lidgate, Jessie  Lindley, Julius Moran, Edna Nichols,  Frank Parker, Jimmy Pollett, George  St. Jean, Beatrice Scott, Walter Scott,  Albert Sherwood, Harry Smith, Gil-  mour Taylor, Amey Walmaloy.Diidley  Wilson.  Diplomas were awarded: Punctuality and- Regularity, Julius; Moran,  Keith Lidgate, Elson Lidgiate. Proficiency, Evnlyn Bevan. Deportment,  Frank IParkor.  ������r . xx. xvc_������_|j   ui9b wii- <__    ins __i__-_e:>  on Friday���������the animal failing to survive the after-effects of a rescue from  a boghole- ������. Dnperry also lest a  colt a few days ago, shortly after  birth.  A field of rye. which is being grown  for feed on the Palmer ranch, is showing a growth of almost seven feet and  looks good for from three to five tons  peracre. For feeding purposes Mr.  Palmer claims it is equal to timothy  hay.      ^ ...      *       *j������j"  -3_������_.  -SVu___������. 4���������   ,*-_.,*-__.J.,    ----_-_..������.-.-.*-���������*  _*-.������. .������j-_l.*������������-._.   ���������*-���������  .v-%^. VHW������������-_J..     xjkx\x _yj,. vuc  VallVyfin-' tfic^jhaatt'er of ���������^���������_vk*eti_ig  1915-grown cabbage. He delivered  several- heads weighihg from" three to  five pounds to Creston on Tuesday,  and has lashions more of them just as  good.  Mr. Stace Smith has just heard  from his son, Jack, again, under  date of June 4th. Ho bad just got  out of the trenches, his stay on the  line this trip being less arduous, the  casualties being very light.  His letter brings the bad news  that Kelson Brown is wounded and  confirms the disabling of Stanley  Watson and the death of William  Timms.    His letter reads:  Just a line to let yon know that I am  alright. We left the trenches about  three or four days ago and are now in  billets a'pout six miles back. We had-  it pretty easy this- time, and hardly"  lost a man in the trenches, I don't-  know when we will be going back on  duty; pretty soon,-most likely. . . .  The last letter I got from home was  dated April 22nd ; I guess quite a few  of them must go astray before they  get here. Two former bank clerks at  Creston, xstiston and Rogers, are in my  company. Stanley Watson and Nels.  B.iown are both wounded, and Billy  Timms and Billy Murdoch are killed.  . . . I am taking instructions on  how to operate a machine gun and  may stay on the machine gun' section  ���������but there goes the call for parade, so  good-bye.   .   .   .' Jack.  It is good to hear Baston has made  such a splendid recovery as to be  back in the thick of it again: its  only a short time since he was reported seriously wounded.  ALICE SIDING  i  mill ������-...-������  1  ...   ...V../I  .... ^^ ......  ,-.:.  Soldiers' Smokes  j___ ���������������������,  ������ ������  e a vsreat neip  School closes for the summer vacation at noon, to-day. Miss Reid, who  has been in charge for the past year,  will not return. If possible the trustees will secure a male teacher for  next term, the attendance being rath-  Evelyn Bevan, | er heavy for a lady to handle.  Win. Hall, with the Third Contingent, celebrates his nineteenth birthday to-day. A supply of good things  wherewith to celebrate such an event  wus sent to the ..capital early in the  week and the valley recruits.ho doubt  did full justice to the occasion.  School Report for June : Perfect Attendance���������Charlie Botterill, Estelle  McKelvey, Ray McKelvey, Dick Pen-  son. Beth Putnam, Arthur Stanley,  Gordon Stanley, Muriel Stanley, Ern.  est Stinson, Edwai-1 Timmons.  Promoted to First Primer,-/. Molly  Kemp, Joan Komp," Muriel Stenley;  Joan.Cru-gie. ���������";',.       .,j'."'.':'���������'; "''/r,V-  Promoted to Second Reader^Gordon  Stanley, John Dodds. y ; 'v  'Promoted to Senior Third, Arthur  Stanley. Edward Tinmionu. \  Promoted to Senior Fourth, Ray  IUcKolvey, EBtello McKelvey, Audrey  Craigio.  lion���������probofcum   est,   or   words   to  that eUccL Duck Crook, yoiu-o noxt.  Mr. and Mrs. Bliick and MiRs Anna  Hagen of Duck Creek were Sunday  callers iuu'o.  W. A. Ponflc thinks ho. in tho first to  dine oil' now potatoes this year. Ho  started in using the 1015 tubers on  .1 uno iv tn.  The clover harvest is on and is the  hoavloRh yot.    Some   woro obliged   to  rut in ... tv.-. on nhnv/cr.1. l'.r.t ���������j.tp.V., but,  beyond a slight discoloration it seemi.  none the wo_ho for itH liiimot'ouH baptisms.  Mid-week reports from the berry  patches art* till to the effect that tho  big berries are not ho iiuiiuu'oiih, Sixteen   berries to   the box   was quite  a  common pick nn the 9tr.ihl Xi.i.c!; th;;  fii-Ht few days.  Toon. tiutteiUeiti, one of the fove-  uioHt bnoHtei'H from Duck Creek, waa a  viHitor   iieit* on   -tumiay.    He   HtateH  a day.   Tho better the day the biggor  the boost, uh, Tom?  School closes to-day for the summer  holidays and will re-open on August  24th, We underotand Principal Dougherty will ������jr.������Fn ho. in chnvn-e" which Ia  good news, an hla work has boon exceptionally satisfactory.  * it ne 21wl saw the inauguration of  tin: ciu-Lbound ti/aiii t.U.p at the tjniith  t',i'o_niitg. flo far the exprt-HH ship*  ments havo not boon heavy, Sunday  being the big day, when eighteen  cratefi of uU a wborrle't were loaded.  ���������Tacky Moore, John Johiiuon and  Clarence Pen no got buck Monday from  three days (tolling at Midge (heok, but  ���������_ - Jiv view-of-sortie slight opposition  that was manifest about the. time  the Red Cross Auxiliary announced .  , their intention to devote the proceeds of one of their 10-cent teas to  buying tobacco tor the soldiers at  the front, the appended letter from  K. Sinclair Smith of Creston, with  the Strathcoha Horse, now on the  firing line, to P. B, Fowler (Fernie)  is doubly interesting.    He says:  The people at home are very good  with  the  supply  of   tobacco   and  cigarettes, and  from  my owr  experience I am convinced that many  men would go raving mad if it were  not for the  soothing  effect of tbe  weed ; find again, the stench of the  bodies is very marked and as warm  weather cornea on it will be unbearable,   so the  weed   will   not   only  soothe but will disinfect.  Those who opposed the sending  of tobacco argued that the indiscriminate distribution of cigarettes,  particularly, was placing temptation in tlio way of youths who  would, most likely, tinder such try-  iing condition?., tackle a package cf  'eolikVi.aila-' aiid most likely become a oonfirinod smoker in due  time.  Mr. Smith's letter states the case  vory sanely from the soldier's  standpoint, and his view is almost  univcvnally accepted. Any little  luxury that helps to cheer tho men  in the trench, with no more harmful otlbots iu the aggregate than  will accrue from all tho extra  smokes tho various tobacco finulu  will provide, filiould be  rather than __i.nui\_.i.  encouraged  ....  II ,.v t  .-.������,>   J.. Jlii,  oh he li  nt, thorough a, -IhIioi-iiihii uh lie IN tt  hunter. Ihi.ing opertitioiih he bunded  a four-pound char but believing In the  doctrine   of ttatuty liiNt, or   tearing it  Home grown, 11)15, cabbage wen-on  sale at Trail on June 17th.  Grand ForltH wuh culled on for only  $2.50 for local relief in May.  Penticton btaHMbiLiul may be acccpt-  ,Mi   at  baud.  ..lie      ilii-I������Trn%t i.kwn>     wimin.mt.. I  I  '   ST    ������'*  -tMJ-tt*  r>*-*  ������������#������."���������.���������<��������������� ***���������  Ovnnrt VWUm  in oftVHng-  $10 tru-jml  fin*   Information thai* will   lnu] t-o tin*  (-oiivintlon of any ono Riiilty of hivuk-  I inn ������*������������ti.i iu u^ui- >4ua������t*n in- wiminwH in THK BEVIBWi:eitESTON. B. a  item  Tm A* W* .CKase"  Thoroiig-htreds in Demand  Before He Became Famous as the Author of Dr. Chase's  Receipt Book.  Here is 'a letter from an aged 'gen- {pleurisy.    Ever since that I have used  and  recommended . l_i.r.. ChnsoVt  Modi-  _-n- ] 3  tleman who consulted Dr. Chase, long p  before   his   Receipt  Book   attained   a  world    -    wide  circulation or  his family  medicines became known  to the end- of  the earth.  I_iUe m o S t  people of advanced years-  his kidneys  were the first  ���������p'f ga it ������       t ti  break down  and when doctors   failed    to  help    him  ^dM^  ^ _IK. O. J>. BAKNKS.  remembered the physician who cured  him ot pleurisy in his younger davs.  Mr.  O. I>. Barnes,  R.F.D.  1. Byron,  x*xlK.*..t  V. * i.c-i>. ���������   _tuuuv   mijv   _ tr^it-i 0.&0,  ���������when living in Ann Arbor,' Dr. A. W.  Cha3e. the famous Receipt Book author, was called  on. to treat me for  eines,   and   have   two   of  his   Receipt  Books in the house.  "Some time ago a cold settled in the  kidneys, causing: backache, IV. nuent  urination, -dlzshivsaS,. and ��������� affect r** d the  eyesight. My appetite failed and  I could not sleep nights. Two  doctors failed to do me any last-  ins good, so I ��������� started using  j.ur. A. .v.-. Ghuso'a Ividncy-I-:vor  J Pills and Nerve Food. Tho results  I have been highly satisfactory to me.  [Appetite improved, I gained in weight,  | oJeejv and r.st -wci":, and feci siro-is  and well. My kidneys- r������?s.\i.-nov- their  natural functions, and I believe that  my cure was due to Dr. A. ~W. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills and Nerve  Food. I am 78 years old, superintend  work on my farnt, and can turn in  and do some work myself."  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills.   Otis [  pill a dose. 25 cents a box.    All dealers I  or  Edmanson,   Bates  & Co.,  Limited,  Toronto.  Improvements    in    Live   Stock in the  West  is  Expscted  The spring stock show ami sale oC  thoroughbred'.''���������stock.'held  at    Calgary  Save ample proof that the 1'arni.ars.-of  Western   Canada   are   not   forgetting  their   stock   interests   on   account   of  high prices' iu prospect for wheat. O.i  the contrary, fu'rnv������r_ are pvcp_._d to  pay   higher   prices   tor   .'horouglibrbd-.  breeding stock than ever before in the  history d' the: country--ami thoy have  the cash to .uy, too.   ���������The sale was  the largest event of tho kind  in the  history, ol"  C'ul&'ury     Th''_i<    htintlrod  and    thirty-throe,    pure'tire'ii    animals*,  wore     sold   for    a    sum    exceeding  $r>.*5%0.(..    Tbe iughest  individual price  was  paid   for a   Hereford  hull   whicli  .o'n.manil.d  $S_5.    The  Mi sin. _t  nrit-e  paid  for any one ani mat a year ago  was .���������?*���������. 1>;V.   Several other bulla brought  over ������_0_.   As e. .dene a of the breadth  or  .interests--, of. ih.   ���������LG{*_.a-__  of  the  country it may be mentioned that one  rancher donated a thoroughbred hull,  winner  of tAvo  cluitnpionsliips    as   a  first, prize to the Belgian relief fund-  The   uucliom'.e'r'iVinda   no charge ��������� fur  selling this animal anil tin. entire pro-  \vt>re  tnvni-i.i   over to   the   Bel-  u������a_5S-S3__2  5a_86-3_-_3_9  -NS  BSB-B.  ianlsh fhe ^ Blues I**  If you have that depressed feeling it's more than Jikely that your  blood is out of order���������impoverished or poisoned.  There ia only one thing that -wiii alter your present eondiiioti=���������  that's to restore your stomach to normal health and strength.   For  a weak or diseased stomach cannot make .good blood.     If your  digestion ia bad your food Will not make the   good   blood which  *~   nourishes body, brain,  heart and nerve.  _a___ans__""  _ helps the stomach to do its work naturally and properly.   Stimulates  __ the liver.   The system is freed from poison.   The blood is purified.  || Every organ is rejuvenated.   Instead of the "Blues," you feei fit and  M strong, equal to any task or iip to any pleasure.     *  f| This great remedy'has proved its worth year.after year for over  Bj forty years.    Let it prove its worth to you.    Sold by medicine dealers  ug in tablet or liquid form or send 50c for trial box by mail.      ;.        ^  Pi Send 31 one-cent stomps to pe^ cost of mailing only on o free copy of Dr. Pierce'* Com*  (������ mon Set-is Medical Adviser, 100S pages, clothbound. Address Dr. R. V. Pierce, Buff a!*. :  ^���������BBESKS8S_t_BBB_I__l  If'y'i1'.' T   '^ i11'1". ,**fgf^mr .  To  ��������� k* *. ���������_ ������  glum   fund.    There  is  no doubt that  Not One Saved by Germans  The admiralty have reminded Germany that since August we have saved  the lives ol more than a .thousand  German officers and men. of the German navy. We have rescued them,  often    in  circumstances  of difficulty  British Needs  Great -Britain,  in  1913  imported  _,-  31*3.863   bushels  from Germany,  tho distribution of thosj** thoroughbred  animals among the rancher.*- and farmers of 'Western Canada will lesult in  ���������.till  further improvement of the live  of   wheat   and   flour  Austria and Turkey;  _,_<.v..,.h*'j  t-us-tf-s  of barley  from the  same-.countries,  aud   lt.-T3,-t5.   bushels     of   oats   from    Germany   alone.  aad danger, and otter, when the rescue i Great Britain's total import of wheat  was io the prejudice of our military 1 on the average each year during* the  Tiiev    have    at no time ' past     decade     has     been  216.S4S.300  to our > bush.els,   of   which   Canada   supplied  operations.  sailors ia similar distress. Not one  officer or man of our navy has been  rescued by Germans. We have made  no difference in this respect between  honorable and dishonorable oppo-  ents. The officers and men oi these  very submarines would now be at the  bottom ot* the sea had not our sailors  rescued them.���������London Times.  KEEP YOUR BABY WELL  Mothers can keep their little ones  happy and healthy by the occasional  use of Baby's Own Tablets. There is  no minor ailment of little ones that  the Tablets will not cure, and above  all they are absolutely s.a_e and positively no injury -can result from their  use. Concernii's? them Mrs. Henri  KuiiTii. Kinsstoaf Oat., writes: "There  less than a fourth. Of barley in HUH  Canada supplied about one-ninth of  52,:-;5S,*__'> bushel:, and of oats, an  eight of 59,829.950 bushels. Will  she do better this year?  ill o  C.P.R. Has a Dining Car Expert Who  Serves  Biendsd  Meals to the  Benefit of Travellers  "Show me a man of forty," says  Will Irwin, "and you show me a victim of careless meals.    A raan called  stock 'iu   the country,   the quality ��������� of < Osier won a knighthood by calling the  which is  already favoi ably commented on by  every visitor.  Keep  house.  Minard's    Liniment    in    the  is no'medicine I know of so good for  little ones as is Baby's Own Tablets.  They have certainly been of great: service* to me." The Tablets are sold by  medicine dealers or by mail at 25  cents a box from The Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockvitle, Ont.  Forest  Fires  Forest   tires   are   unnecessary,   are  nearly always  the result of carelessness, and "may  wipe out in an hour j  what  nature   has   taken  hundreds  of  years to create.  They destroy existing forests.  They destroy the possibility of future forests.  ihey   destroy   a  great   market   for  labor."  Thev  destroy  the  beauty  of a  re-  They destroy homes.  They  destroy  lives.  They destroy prosperity.  A well known judge often relieves  his judicial wisdom with a touch of  humor. One day during the trial of a  case, Mr. Gunn was a witness in the  box. and. as he hesitated a good deal  and seemed unwilling, after much persistent questioning, to tell what he  knew, the judge said to him:  "Come, Mr. Gunn, don't hang- fire."  After the examination had closed  the Bar was convulsed by the judge  adding:  "Mr. Gunn, you can go off; you are  discharged."  Ask for Minard's and take no other.  "Does your daughter play the piano  by ear?"  "No," replied "Mr. Cumrox. "she uses  both hands and both feet. But I don't  think she has learned to use hsr  ears.*'  _Tie  pleased  one drei  ���������100   REWARD.  tt������ ,  >>������������������      r\9      ikl*    ������������������__.������_ _w .     -w. ._._.  ;������_.   >..    _.;,=   uo|.cr     wiii     a*  earn  that  there  Is at least  disease    that   ecienc*   haa  been able to cure in all  Its atag-es   en������  !������*' Jfi-F^TS.. HaI1'a Catarrh Cure le  t.'C   Oii.y   PpS.xxVS   ���������-__������      uCir     iCnOWn     tO  the niedical fraternity. CAtarrh being ������  constitutional disease, requires a constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cur*  it taC"fn taierr-aiiy, acting directly upon  the blood ar<J mucous surfaces of Ihs  system, thereby destroying the foundation of the disease ana giving the patient etrer.gth by building up the constltu-  wortt.    The    proprietors   have   8������   much  ������" J.n   ll& curatlve   nowera   that   thev  ?^tr 1?n������l1H������"^''ed Dollars for anj,   calo  that it falls to cure. Send tor list ot tern-  ttmonialu.  i iV(W^sa /.WJ. CHBN33Y ������. CO.. To.  ledo, O. Sold by all Drucffiots TSa.  Take   Hall'.   Farnlly . P1IU   for   consUpo.  "Are you going to the I'aney dress  ball?"  "Oh, yes."  "In what garb?"  ;"I shall wear one of the quaiut old  costumes  of 1905."  A___JBag_J_____^^^  MEALS ARE NEVER LATE  WHEN you have a NEW PERFECTION OU  Cookstove to help you with tbe Cooking.  It lights at the touch of a match*���������like gns, adjusts in.  etaritly, hi|������h or low, by merely raising or lowerine: the  wick. It means "(jas stove comfort with kerosene, oil."  NEW PERPKCTION Oil Cookstove,. ar<> nfcule in J, 2, 3, and*  burner iuct; it your ucuicr cuiiiiul t>itj.|_!>-  >i...,  v.j;_c   uj -liicct.  i_.oYAi.nh ou.  "NOW SKKVINO  wifiVS...*��������� Ffc^J^^i^J-s.   ,S*g  THE  IMPERIAI.   OIL COMPANV  liittilcd  imANctms in  ALL CITIES  * mmm'tmm immm*mfm mmm  T***m0*������mm*>^m*nr~mm.mi .,  ' "ttllH^rt^L^^^^J^^Ul^  4,<___\JkO������.  War Orders a Boon  The Wretchedness  or  Cap. quickly be overcome by  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS  Purely vegetable  ���������act surely aad  gently on the  liver. Cure  Biliousness,  Head-  ache.  Dizzi- _  fisss, aad iadigestJoa.    They do their duly,  Sraau F_H,_5-na-_ Dose, Smaii Price,  Genuine must bear Signature  _-*������������������_���������-  ������J^>^'<5' -=>S^  A  Rogue  The other day a little newsboy wa_  running along shouting "Extra; nine  lives lost!"'  "What's that you're-yelling?" asked  a man.  ���������'Nine lives lost." replied the hoy. "  Tiie man bought- the paper- "Show  me the account of the loss of so many  lives," he said.  The boy opened and pointed to an  item about an inch and a half long.  '���������There it is," he said. It "was headed,  '���������Arrested for killing a cat."  No mati or woman should hobble  painfully about because of corns  when so certain a relief is at hand  as Holloway's Corn Cure.  Knicker���������It's wonderful, hut I had  a deaf uncle who was arrested, and  the judge gave him his hearing the  next morning.  Bocker���������That's notliins-. I once had  a blind aunt who walked In a lumber  yard and saw dust.  man of forty 'too old.' It should have  been 'too dyspeptic' From drug store  he richochets to the doctor, blaming  the weather,, the money market, the I  trusts or Teddy for what is really due I  to Little Mary. Your middle-aged  man is at his worst when on his travels���������his only exercise a sad procession to'and from the dining -car."  Another William" is of the same  opinion, Mr. W. A. Cooper, who claims;  that among other things he provides  three million meals a year to travellers on the Canadain Pacific Railway.  Mr. Cooper is not a philosopher, but  a practical man, and in his own way  set out to investigate and solve this  ! problem. He wrote to, or consulted  personally, the leading stomach specialists in Europe, the United States  and Canada. What he wanted was the  happy traveller on his dining cars,  .who'would really enjoy the three million meals on. which his -chefs spent  so much trouble. Was the man of forty hopeless?  The specialists pocketed their fees  and gave Mr. Cooper not quite three  million, but still a great many oDin-T'  ions to digest.    The ��������� Wiesba.don man  said this, the Paris man said that, the  Loudon man said something eise. the  New     York  man  had   another   cure,  while the Battle Creek man was in a  class' by  himself.    Yet     when   their  opinions came to be analyzed they all  had one common point of view, namely,  that  the  foods  consumed  in  any  meal must be properly blended- Everyone   who   has   survived     the     ordeal  knows that it is a mistake to wash  down   oysters   with  brandy.   Quite   a  number feel unhappy alter a mixture  of  lemonade   and  ice   cream.     Table  beer may be good in itself, but not if  followed by a cup of cocoa. In a word,.  the foods must blend if the meal is to  serve its purpose, and more particularly so in the case of train  travellers  who have little opportunity for exercise.  With  the  aid,  therefore, of expert  food chemists    and    professors,  Government  Officials   make A Obse. *_.  tions  Regarding   Industrial  .. vvpuivlGS-G    .....  Officials in touch with factory cbu������  ditiOns in Ontario are of the opinion,  that but for the war and the orders  which have sprung therefrom industrial conditions. would have been iu  a more parlous state than they now  are. In order to adapt themselves  to the type of orders arising from; the  exigencies of the time, manufacturers,  it is stated, where this could be douo  without too .much' disorganization,  have switched on to a newjine and  tf*ept their factories busily running.  The demand for skilled mechanics  has in consequence been pressing, and.  overtime in many cases, it ia  said, has had to be resorted to. Openings have riot been so favorable for  the unskilled, the rush nature of the  orders militating against a "breaking in" policy.���������Toronto Globe.  Miller's Worm Powders, being in d*  mand everywhere, can be got at ahy  chemist's or drug shop, at very snfall  cost. They are a standard remedy for  worm troubles and can fce fully relied  upon to expel worms from the system  and abate the sufferings that worms  cause. There are many mothers that-  rejoice that they found available so  effective a remedy for the relief of  their children-  The Hand of Proviaence  It seeipg that the hand of Providence must have shiped the course of  events in the present world crisis.  Imagine, if you can, what would have  been the condition of the world if the  present combination of Great Britain,  France and Russia against Germany  had not been possible at this tins���������*������. .  The world has been living on the lid  of hell. Some unseen, all-powerful  Wisdom has guided the destinies ot  the world, that this awful fury of hatred should hot prevail in a world ol  freedom and' Christian civilization.���������  Winnipeg Telegram.  No   Change   in   Menu  The rain fell suddenly. Truck horses  plodded along the sodden street, patiently, heavily.  ������������������'"  Gloyds De Vere stood at   the    win-   ���������           . Mr. j dow of her house on Dudley avenue  Cooper has prepared arrangements of   looking out on a sloppy ^,nd dismal  -' ���������������������������>-���������-������  ' .���������.������_ w   wori,j.    The  loneliness    of    the  day  MfflA HAD  rs  In Mass of Water Blisters. Could  not Sleep Night or Day, Cross  and Fretful. Used Cuticura Soap  "and Ointment. Child Was Healed.  c *>���������   6 i  r.*;lay St.. Markdah., Out.���������"When my  tlillil was tint, two mottlliN old thoro canto a  tiisli on hor loft t'ltool- whicli Kent yottlnit  ,^:\ V.'OMH it lid WOl'Ht) lltKl sprou'l-  /c. "''^vS   '"K ������������������'"*���������il (-,(>voro{i a" ono  tildo of Ii-.*'* fmd., Thoy said  II, was eczema. It was jti-b  all in u muR*. of Ht.tlu wutor  lilLstersi Uio hI/.o of a plu-  lioad anil tltoy would no  Hooner llll until thoy would  all h-oiik. Hor fact) canto  out Into a watory woro and  il itf'Iio'l und (,rot ho hot tho  wntei* r:in out of tlio Not*o:t  until my child would nearly  Ko niutl tryhiK to tHrralt.-hi  Tlio tnoro Him rubhod tho sopor it not. Hlio  could not sloon nlRlit or day. That ������on-  <ln������t'i| rrom on't motiMi old until hIio wit*,  noitrly otto yoar old. (.Ton. and frouul I  ntt-Nt Hiiy who watt. Sho hint worlcod and  fiisriod all dm timo.  Ono day I inw In a pnpor what fuMiMirn.  Pmii ii^il 'Un' i������i'.tt������, wrinlil ������lo Kit I sunt, fur  hoiit������ and Ijn.oro ttirou diiyH tlio Ucltiiui had  t;o:iv. ami Ih.rt It !)!-;:u!������ (oil'*y ���������������>*! rurlt ilny  1 uavr It, got, In:!tor. liwltlo ol* out. inontU  jn������ot������lrt ditl nut Ujio.v whicli sltlo of hor fiu'ft  ������vi%m Uio m.M'<t wtti*/, .slttjtv.'wotirHil." (Sliinod)  Mr-, Joint ylitHi, Jr.. Jan. Hi, 1011.  Sample..1. Free by Mali  Cut lour. Hot_|������ and ninlniint tioltl throti'tli-  ; ,;i   <).������,  ...,-.���������,(        i,v,������   t|i<i.|.>|   f|.,..<  .,,.|V.|>|.,  |>f  t'iu'lt, vrltli :������;!-���������������. llttolt, nihuI  poil-t'urd to  ������������������t,:_tU-ui-_. Uts\,i. ii. lio.tui.. U. _.. ..v.".  W. U. U. ,0_t.  co_*?ses which can be recommended by  the faculty as perfect blending of focd  and liquids. These will be printed as  suggested menus on the regular cards  and placed as suggestions for breakfast, lunch and supper at the disposal  of the travellers on the Canadian  Pacific this summer. In some.ways  the railway may loso revenue, for the  blended meals do not encourage the  rich -and sometimes costly entremets  which gourmets ask for, but the average man will be contented, and will  be left in a better mood to enjoy the  beautiful scenery through which the  railway passes. Tn thut way he will  bo a booster for Canada, and. what is  hotter still, will be a more frequent  patron of the dining car than of the  hospital for dyspeptics.  The Last Asthma Attack may really  bo the last one if prompt. mensuroH  nro taken. Dr. ,T. D. Kollogg's Asthma  Uomedy will safeguard you. It will  pGiietvftle to the mnalloat bronchial  passage and bring about a healthy  condition. It always relievos and Its  continued uso often oiTocta a pni'inun-  oni euro. Why not. get this long-fam-  ouh remedy today anc. oommonco Its  uso? Inhaled'as Hinoke or vapor it in  equally offoctlve.  Tho averago tlmo of KlcamulitpB  from Puclflc count porta to England  in about ono-half what it. wan before  tho opening of tho Panama canal.  Grain fillips arriving at British ports  from -.an KranclHco and .Porlluml  Hlnco tlio opening of tlio canal liavo  averaged 48 day*-, for tho voyage. The  beat record made was IM days. Last  HeiiHon (1.IU.:. li>!.) most of tlio  KJ'uin wont by aallluji v*-;***.. 1_ around  the Horn. Tlmlr voyages averaged  I.'IG days.  weighed on her very soul.  "I am heart hungry," she sighed to  herself, "aye, heart hungry."  "But what was the use? There  would be liver for breakfast just the  same."  "Wombat's wife {.peaks seven lang  uages."  "Oh, well, that's all right.   He only  has to listen to one."  Lead;  INSOMNIA  to  Madness,  if Not  Remedied  Minard's  c(_n-.  Liniment   used   by   Phyal-  Nothlng Comparable  It la oai'y to forget, tho magnitude  of that Inllut'iii'u beniuHO iln greatest  achJovcmentfl aro n*i nliont na thoy  nro vi'iitiliiiig. Hut. In all hlulorv thoro.  hnn licou nothing roiii'mri-lik. w (Th tho  ufifoutlancy wlih-li lho Urlthili licet  hnn eKtubHulu'd  on   the hlivh  hoiih  Io-  ,h> <��������� -��������� I nmluti    Ni'H'h   It It il    l.cudnr.  Hf-AVI'v did vou choo:u** a ulnglt.  llfo?  Hlio���������������������������-1 wan afraid of ivMHir*; n lui't-  buitd who U'inl.l load a i) i:h)i' ony.  "Rxperlments sntlsfled me, some 5  years ago," writes a Western woman,  "that coffeo was the direct cause of  the insomnia from which I sufforod  terribly, as well as extreme nervous-'  iioss and acute dyspepsia." (Tea is  just as injurious as coffee, beennso  it, too, contains tho health-destroying  drug, caffeine).  "I had been a coffee urlnkor since  childhood, and did not like to think  that, tho beverage was doing mo all  this harm, Rut It waa, and tlio Unia  canio when I had to 1'nco the fact,  and pt'oloct myself. I therefore gavo  up coffee abruptly and absolutely, and  adopted Postum for my hot drink at  meulB.  "I began to noto improvement In my  condition very soon nflor .1 took on  Postum. Tho change proceeded gradually, but surely, and it was a mutter  of only n fow wooks before I found  myself entirely relieved���������tho nervousness pitHsod away, my digestive apparatus wns restored to normal ofl'io-  ieney, and I began to sloop rcstfully  and peacefully.  ���������'Those happy t'oniK-ioii-t hnvo continued during nil of the t> year*?, and  I am safe in saying that T ov._ them  onfirr-.y to Postum, for whon I began  io drink It. I censed to use medicines."  Namo given by Canadian t'i__auui  Co., Windsor. Ont. Road "Tho itoad to  Wellvlllo," In i-kgs.  Postum conien In two formtM :  Pootum Cereal���������tho original form���������"  numI be well boiled, iftc and lt������c package n.  iuuUi.l Pobtuo*.���������a fiolublo powder���������  dlntiolvcn quickly !n tt cup of hot  wnior, nnd, with cream and sugar,  uuikon a riclh'lous beverage Inntarttly.  :!0c and noc tins.  IIoth hinds nro oqtuilly dollclous nml  cftfd nbonl  tho name por nip.  "There's a  Reason" for I'ostnm.  ������������������sold by Orocnrrt. SSI  s  >���������    *___-**      '  TimnE^n^w, CBESTON, B. a  Potatoes For  Stock Feeding  c.a  OLD ONTARIO SETS GOOD EXAMPLE TO THE WEST  By Introducing a System of District Representatives, the Ontari(  Department of Agriculture, has shown some Remarkable  Results in the Increase of Land Values  The  wisdom of the    Ontario  government in introducing    the    system  of    district    representatives    of  the  department of agriculture    has been  shown   by  the   results   that   already  aave    followed    tiiem.    In - i������0-���������<.-, six  graduates of the Ontario Agricultural  college    were   given local Offices in  six counties.    Their  work met  with  so much, favor that the people themselves    demanded increases in these  appointments, until today they number 41, covering practically the whole  province   from   Glengarry    to   Rainy  ������������������.-'River..":'  A   By this means the benefits of the  colleges and the results  of    the  experimental farms,  are    carried    and  applied to thieA farms in such a way  ss  to  favorably influence production  .and. improve social conditions. "Bach  ���������^eounty has its local offices,    with; a  ���������'* graduate      agricultural    student    in  charge.    He has an ^assistant who is  generally    an undergraduate as  well  as a stenographer.    LpcaJ conditions  are  the  first   study    of   Hhis   office,  while the initiative of the department  Fs   able   to   emphasize    any     special  work in the county that might make  for  increased   production  and   thrift.  Classes are held to teach those subjects especially   needful    in    agricultural occupations and while these at  first  were  attended  by  a  very   few,  there   are  now  about    1,000    young  farmers between 18 and SO years, attending and enjoying th. instruction.  And    their    works a have  justified  their   faith.     Drainage     surveys   are  made   free.     Any  farmer   can   get   a  special drainage plan  with  the A best  expert advice as how'- best to handle  his   fields.    The    results   have   enormously   stimulated   rural   enterprise.  In   Prince   Edward   county   five   carloads of drain tiles    were  put hi in  1311, while over 20'iuiie-* of tiie draining has been done each year since. In  acre to dr:in, yielded $600 iu cauuing  factory supplies last year/  Essex couniyy one pf the first to get  '      ������_i    vot.i������o<_Qi.-0 > uro     hoe    mavla    O^i"!^!^^!!-  grown corn: famous and has raised  land prices fully 35 to 40 per cent.  Lennox and Addington prior to lOll-  sold about 515,000 worth of poultry  in the ISTapanee market. I_ast year  the same market returned $53,000 to  the local farmers- This .was direct-  ' ly due to the effort* of the egg circle  work  of the .local  representatives.  Perhaps no finer instance of farm  enterprise exists than in the east of  Lambton. In 1910 this county imported vegatables and fruit to feed  ~ its people, as it produced only 25 per  cent, of its needs. Last year it  shipped out 30,000 bushels of potatoes and 1,122 tons of vegetables,* besides harvesting a .crop of peaches  and tender fruits. These tender fruits  . were only a dream formerly and now  Lambton farm lands are looked upon  as one of the best tender fruit sections of Canada. Land values have  risen from $25 to $100 per acre, while  peach lands easily demand $300 per  acre, these being directly due to the  work of the department. '  The school fairs and local young  farmers' clnbs Jhat have grown out  of the movement are marks of the  healthy rural awakening..  The same rejuvenation that has  come to the    old    lands  of Ontario  would be quite possible to the prairie  farms of Manitoba. That province  has wonderful possibilities. Production could be increaseri fully fifty  per cent., and meny forms of farm  enterprise   encouraged   if    the  Ivlahi-  _���������_#*----_  ���������      cvf\ -T -_-**���������������**_ -*v_ _rv v������ i-     ���������   -_r_rvt-t1#- -V..J _������������������_���������������. jTfc*r._  %.\SK**Jtf    . fe>* * V* _t* *���������**_* V.J-* U **. \rt41u        i.v*.iVf  .*        -V-"***.  tarib's example in carrying the college  work to the farm.  Prof. -Bedford    as  of   agriculture    for  proved by his series'  plots at local points,  of his province will  work,  much  The  Stock  deputy minister  Manitoba, has  of experimental  that the people  respond to the  arid that the land will: produce  that is sow regarded as ina-  possible. To this work '���������������������������.���������would come  the increased social inspiration that  always marks agricultural development.  . The ..agricultural'portfolio should be  the strong feature of Sir Rodmond's  ministry. He would be well advised  if he insisted upon a sympathetic  organization of the department so as  to put it more in touch .with progressive  agriculture. '' ���������i* :  His government should lead in the  development of ideas arid in the encouragement of greater farm production.     He  could   not   do  better  than I  follow Ontario's example where such J  substantial results have been made./  This is matter in which financiers  and all business men are interested  quite as much as farmers. When the  farmers have more money they buy  more from their local merchants, who  in turn increase their purchases of  manufactures. When orders are  plentiful the manufacturer can give  more employment, pay better wages,  fair and regular dividends, to investors- Some of this comes, back again  to the farmer, for many of those ih  Ontario have put their sayings into  bonds and shares of Canadian industries. Friends of the Manitoba government should present these facts to  them. It is evident they have not  the proper grasp of tiie situation.  The provincial government though  urged by business men-���������who offered  to share part of the expense���������refuses to take the most necessary  steps to promote better production  on the farms in that province, by  employing agricultural experts. This  neglect A following their action on the  moratorium, makes us fear the government is in need of som'e reorganization. They are in a rut. Next  week (space prevents us from doing  so at present) we will., draw Mr. Rob-  lin's attention tc some actual money  making experiences from Ontario's  policy of employing district agricul-  tw/ral directors. If the farming industry of Manitoba was properly organized and directed there would be  no cry of bad times or moratorium.���������  Financial Post'Toronto.  T1IFIII HF 4  Pw^H8^ w* *r!if _nimiici*  WIM.Kh A riiifii iu inarinisn  B   -_-__.___    ������*9*m*    AS*  Not only might Manitoba profit by  the wisdom shown by the Ontario department of agriculture, as pointed out  by the Financial Post, but. the governments of Saskatchewan and Alberta as well as British Columbia,  might well follow the example. Local  conditions call for special study, and  the benefit of district representatives  in the western provinces, would prove  of inestimable valu. in stimulating  Interest in improved farming methods.  Value of the Potato as a  Food Is Summed Up  Potatoes are an inferior feed for  dairy cows, writes Prof. A. A. Borkind  of the Vermont experiment station. Iu  trials at the Vermont experiment station in 1896, to determine the relative  value of corn silage and potatoes,  100 pounds both of drv matter and  digestible dry matter, in silage proved  superior to similar amounts in potatoes. The latter were eaten even  more freely than was the silage, yet  produced neither more nor better  milk. At 15 cents a bushel they were  more costly food for stock than was  silage. The butter made from the  ration containing iarge amounts of po-  4- ������_ 4- S\ *3 ���������������* -     -W~ ** tt       ������%     .   r\r%,fWt       /.li^Kf ������t 4-*-. *-   *t n j-1    '   ������-a,  tatUCO   :     .1 rtO      (^      }J\J\JM.       V^t-lCli IL.JT f       tCUUCU       L\J  be salvy and did not keep well.  Potatoes are best adapted to hog  feeding. I:_ order to secure the best  results, the potatoes should be cooked so as to be; mealy, and be mixed  with cornmeal or other ground grains  t- form a rather heavy mush- In this  form they are relished by the swine.  Swim milk makes a valuable adjunct  to feedy with this mixture ofcooked potatoes and meal. Potatoes alone cannot be used to advantage as food hor  can they be'eaten by the hogs in any  great quantity. Experiments at Wisconsin and elsewhere show that 450  pounds of ccoksd .potatoes are worth  approximately" 100 pounds of cornmeal  for swine feeding.  Potatoes have riot been used for  stock feed in this country to a great  enough extent so ithat the experiment  stations have made a study of their  use, writes "J. L. Stone of the Cornell  experiment station"., in the same paper. We have very little data regarding  the feeding of potatoes to livestock.  In Germany,���������; where the situation is  considerably different, the question  has been studied) much more. The  general conclusion arrived at is that  they may he successfully used in feeding dairy cqws, horses, sheep and pigs.  In the case of "horses a,nd pigs the  German practice; has been to steam  the potatoes- In y__aierica it i  that surplus potatoes ear.  used for dairy 'cows. The. total digestive nutrients in a ton of potatoes  will be slightly more than one-fifth as  much as w->uM be contained in a ton  of cornmeal. The potatoes are even  more highly carbonaceous than the  cornmeal and ha,i_u rail ^ would be best  f__    .T.    . f-_1-*'"_-. tirsrs    \_-.l--.l-sf-ft^- fp-sfi^  that supply an abuudance of protein.  There is another factor, however, involved, that is of consiuei-able: importance. Raw potatoes are a succulent  food, and used in connection with a ration that is deficient in succulence  (usually one that does not include  corn silage) they-would have a value  .-V.-...J.      -KA*      - ������vl.,..*4-_��������� :. !_...���������     XL*.     *���������-*+.-..      -i:  auuub    iiiai.    piui.aLcu    uj    cixo    ivi-ai    ui-  gestive nutrients. Some succulent  food is desirable in all rations, and a  moderate amount of such food, when  added as above, produces an effect  above that which would he indicated  by the nutrients present. The writer's  personal experience is that as small  ah amount-as half a peck a day fed all  dairy cows (lacking other succulence)  produces quite a marked effect in the  milk flow, and two or three times this  amount may be fed to advantage, if  the potatoes are available. But they  should be introduced into the ration  gradually. To avoid danger from  choking it is well to run the potatoes  through a root cutter. It is impossible  to give a cash valuation to a foodstuff  of this kind, except as a result of  careful experiment. It is probable that  under ordinary circumstances and the  present condition of the grain market, potatoes might be figured at from  15 to 20 cents a bushel for feeding  purposes, and If succulence wero sadly  needed they might reach an effect  equivalent to a valuation of 25 cents  a bushel. . .._  i_-_-_rBi_*K  KVJIH  n &S.E.SL  THE VICTORS  WILL  LAY DOWN THE CONDITIONS  Unlike Many ot the Past Great Struggles, tue Principles   that are  not Admit of a Compromise  as it is Victory or Annihilation  Tt      ���������   .    _    _���������1 _    _ _. ,1 IX-      _   _  joeuig uuiucnucu tut mOW  V..-_.!.���������. "I _ _.  .__- irx*%X%JX\*  V. -.^ii.-'      --^  In the past fifty years there has  been really only one "light to a finish"  among the nations. That fight was  tha war between France and Prussia.  Only then was the victor able to dictate his own: terms of peace, it was  a case of two bargainers meeting, and  after long discussion arriving: at a  compromise satisfactory to both or  equally unsatisfactory. The loser had  .nothing to do in 1870 but to agree  to ywhat the victor demanded. The  present war will end in* the same way.  The Yictor will lay down his conditions. If they are not accepted the  armistice which precedes any formal  discussion of terms will be brought to  an end and the fight will continue. It  is safe to say that among the allies  there is not more than one man ia  a hundred who looks forward to a  compromise. The principles that are  being contended for do not admit of  compromise. For the Germans'' it is  destruction or .world-empire. For  the Allies it is absolute, victory or  annihilation.  The last great war, that in the Balkans, and we include both the war  of the allies against Turkey and the  subsequent war of Serbia and Greece  against dominant and. arrogant Bulgaria, was not decided bv the victor-  In both cases the great powers intervened, once to save Turkey as a European state, and once again to see  that Greece and Serbia did not altogether wipe out Bulgaria. Britain  had more to do with dictating terms  of peace than the successful belligerents. Those who believe that compromises are wise will find themselves  unable tc cite the compromises that  ended the" Balkan' struggles as evidence, a These compromises merely  sowed- the seeds for future wars, and  this warning would be enough in itself, apart from the other features of  the struggle now raging, to convince  statesmen of neutral nations that a  fight to a.-finish is the only possible,  the only sensible, and the������ only humane issue of the present war.:  Though the Russo-Japanese war  is classified as a Japanese triumph,  and though Russian victories in it  are hard to call to mind, the war  really ended: in a draw. Russia was  brought to a standstill. She.was by  r__ means -beaten' and without attempting to disparage the remarkable  achievements of the Japanese army  and navy, it might be said that Russia quit before she had really begun  to fight. Russia was like a mastiff  tliat had. been punished by a terrier  and is ready to quit. But if the  wohuded mastiff had continued to the  limits of his strength, the situation  of the terrier might have baeu vastly  different. When the i-lenipbtentlaries  met in the United  States  Japan de  manded not only the cession of Port  Arthur, which had been already captured, a free hand iu Manchuria, the  recognition of her sovereignty in  Korea and in the whole of Saghaiien,  but an indemnity of $600,000,000.  i-ussia was willing tb cede all but  tlieA indemnity. Now ?600,000,000 was  a lot bf money to Japan as it is to tho  ordinary reader, but, nevertheless,  Russia refused flatly to pay it, aid  Japan did ; ot insi'st. Had she done  so the war would have continued, and  perhaps with different results.  In her war against Turkey Russia  won    inuch.    She    won    Bessarabia,  and recognition as the natural guardian of the Slavs in the Turkish empire.     But she    did not impose  the  terms   of  peace.     They    were  flatly  decided by Germany and Britain and  Bismarck and  Beaconsfieid    had    in  mind -rather the necessity of protecting their future than of rewarding her  for   her  successful   war  against  the  Turks.    In    this    case  again Russia  was not strong enough to insist upo:i  retaining what    her arms    had won.  She  propo-ed, but the other powers  disposed.    She  did not  dictate.    She  merely made it impossible for Turkey  to dictate, and while    this    war Is a  most important one. from a Russian  point of view, it does "not reveal her  in tliey light of a conqueror with her  foot upon the neck    of a vanquished  nation. '���������;���������'���������  The warA between Britain and South  Africa,, like the -American Civil war,  differs from Mother great* conflicts in. ~-  the past half century. Lincoln always regarded the soidiers of the  South as disobedient citizens. Britain, too, has claims of sovereignty  upon the Transvaal. In both* cases  there was no talk of terms.    Uncon-  ditinnnl   siivronrjor  ���������'���������"������������������a0,  ���������lomantlp't       T~v  both case., it was yielded. In South  Africa the Boers did not know what  terms they would be forced to accept* for a couple of-years after the  last shot had; been fired.y Nor did  Lee. when at Apponiatox. he yielded  to Grant's -stern decree of unconditional surrender. Iu this one cas'a  the terms granted by the conqueror  were more generous than the^van-  quished had a right to expect. In  the case of the uivii War, tiie South  suffered from a "carpet bag" xegime  hardly less terrible than war. A In  the war between the United States  and Spain the fight was not continued  to a finish. Spain yielded sovereignty in Cuba and the Philippines. A She  paid no Indemnity. On the contrary,  the United States paid her $20,000.-  000 and other expenses. The war  was no "draw," and while it established the United States as a world  power, it did not destroy Spain.  Peary as a Bernhardi  Will Revolutionize  aval Construction  Tainted With Stealing  Germans in Britain  tn Midst of Patriotic Efforts, Scandal  Follows Scandal, Declares Toronto  Pastor  'if a majority of our people aro  really Christian, it ought to bo shown  in oiir government, our stale, our call-  JngH, aud our profeKslons. Yet right at  this moment .In the moot sacred of patriotic .ll'ortR to or-nip our Holrtinrr.,  eonndnl follows scandal. We are struggling In this very church to raise  monoy for soldiers' needs, while bl.'j  HfealH' aro reported from Ottnwn."  . So spoko llcv. Byron II. Stauffor  in Bond si root Congregational churc'i  In Toronto, spcaliing on "Pilato'i  1I.ii.iuIh and Ours."  "When can you "uy y������������n have washed your hantlH of political    scandal'/  There Im i.t'ttrooiy nn llwnn of our war  ^���������uppHen tliat Is not lalnlod with  lug.    Aro you Haying anything  it?    Or do you only know one  about  politics  and   that   is   to  Or It or Tory?  "A   IreinendouR^responsibility  rwKts  upon the Umdei'H/or the Orange lodges  of  tils  city.    'Ijuo.v    can 'oppose  Mi���������;������  Tamuuiuyl/.ti.g of Torotlto.  Tliey  help  lo fu'iiah  out  corruption   in  lire   IiuIIh.   Will  thoy   rise   to  the  ca don?  ���������'It Ih ubHohil.'ly Idle for  Ohiif-lliui people to call t'lii'int 'Lord,  Lord,' In our lioathlful' churches and  not, do (lie IhliigH which lie Hnys. Onr  poHth'nl loudcrn. aro nearly all mem-  bcru ,of the (Mirlutlun cluirch. I'or u.s  lo f>;o to church and nny on  nnd net wax Indignant over onr  political coniiitllonii lit to wni'.h our  nandH iinMiinlurcly and Iniuatc I'il-  tttc   In   the  niofit  terrible  way."  The war will return to Canada ninny  crippled and tHnflrdircd  nu'tv   Let   ll-.o  oxtu'dHO  liitliiHlrlcH oE'Cnmtdn, by the  Of   27,200   Male   Germano  in   United  Kingdom Only 8,000 Have Been  Interned  Of tho 27,000 male Germans above  the- age of seventeen years in the  United Kingdom, only 8,001) havo been  Interned In the concentration camps.  The remaining 10,000 are, save for  having to report to the police,at e..r-  tain periods, as free as neutral ullons  In Great Britain.  These figures wero made public In a  government paper containing Iho correspondence between tho British foreign office and tho American ambassador regarding treatment of civilians.  The British government allow d  German subjects to leave tho country  la tho early days of the war aw follows:  "Womon and children, males under  nlxteon, and over forty-four and per-  hoiih bul.w-t-U Utt-'Ho jcu"'m not liable to  military service, providing they would  givo an undertaking to tako no part  in iIn. war." ,  persons who were not allowed to  leave were:  ' "Those under duly of naval or null-  lury service In Germuny. jl'ersona held  tit <_i_{.(.ody lor otittit: ui ou a (ic.iui.u  HiiHpicIon of rnplonncjo. I'erHons ')-���������  (Avi-en the agtiti of 10 and 4*1 who, although (roo from military or naval  duty would not give tho tiiitlortaliliig  referred to.  'An    iiKro.nionl    waa  ., accord I ugly  mad. between the two   rovornmentn,  nvayt'fH ! but elderly Invalid BritIsh oiTlotu-fi who  ! were  taking    cures    at  flic  (.ermmi  I imthH at the time of the outbreak liavo  t.wi. j ri iiiu-ii totctitit'ti. inittiin i<iiosvt*u  retired   (.crnutn   olflccnt     lo     return  'iQlilC,   liiit   tituiViiiii)    nun   ttt'l'UOlii'i   UU  it������liilvaltuil. uunthoi' of (human olliccrn  captured hi bnttlt* In exclunigo for th j  Ifivallds,"  Assertion    That     U-S.   in  Time   Will  Dominate Nortit America is  Denounced Britain Reported to be Building a New  As   an  Arctic  explorer    it  pleases T-YPe   of   Battleship  Rear Admiral Peary in his public ad-!     According   to   a   report   f-om   Lon>  dresses to predict that in due time the i don received  by  the  New York Tri-  United States will occupy the  whole   bune, England has laid down a new  continent from the North Pole to the  Isthmus.   In a recent speech he gave  steal-  about  thing  vole,  can  tho  oc-  ou r  ��������� il    \v i..*0   |tl i;������.iuit Hiii.il ,y  A,.r.r\   *l,ot,.   #r.tl   r.P   l.������ t>,  nit .mut ������i,  ��������������� rt .1   ....   4 .*  ..ii  ,,IV ~,  an  far  td l* east*  as poHHlblt',  from wiir.  tho ubnormrl  *,"���������������������������������������  tl'UI..  'it'n eheftD������r to jjt't it her.).'*  Experiments witli Alfalfa  The Best Rates of.Seeding Under Cer  tain Conditions  Only by systematic experimentation  on the part of the individual growers  living in various sections can be  proved tiie ti*uo worth of alfalfa as a  soil Improver and a forage plant.  This was tho .opinion which I.. P.  Gruber, secretary of Lho Alfalfa Order  oi' tho Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment association, expressed at tho organization meeting of the ICtentiicky  Alfalfa Growers' association. He reported that in Wisconsin many of the  growers have been enrrying on experiments for several years to determine  tho bent rates ot seeding and have  found that from fifteen to twenty  pounds to the ncre iire generally best  under Hadgcr Slit to <*t.mlilk>i._.  Southorn and northern grown seen  have alno been tried ont in competition with ouch other. The reason has  boon that, southern and southwestorn  nnn.i which MHn.rtlly h. inm_vhnt  cheaper, seems to do uh well under  Wisconsin conditions as that grown  farther north.  Tho. WIiu-.ouhIi** Air,'iir,-i afir.oet.'itiou  number:*, 1,fU)tt ninuhcri", r.htl h1, :*,lcnd-  lly growing in pupulai'Uy and ht-  lliioricc. Tiie policy of. lho organi;.nlion  Ih a coiiservatlvo one, lt������ .iiomhorH  not. desslrlitg to encourage the growing  of alfalfa In phicns where <'lovor grown  more easily ami luxuriantly.  Aged pottHtiiiiH tn* Franco, ivftHiHtcd  by vvoincn uiui t.hildiMi), have goiiu-tlll-  Igcntly ahead with lho farm work  t ii'iiot*,.v<������v ohnorltinlty olt'M'tvii r.n flint  cvot'v Inch of ;iKi-|cultur;tl country,  hurrhu; Hioh.c Hti'ipH at "no nihii'h  land" b'-'twocn I ho tt'ciichci" of I he op  ponlng iirmlcH, In under cuKtvatlon.  Practically all of the avitllablc lin 1  ItitH ltocu nhinted niiil ttlotur the troti  held'hy the  itrlttuh army uro thouh-  ��������� ������������*%��������� ,->   tit   .%.  , t.xt   1,4     ������.,I4.,������������.������    *��������� t ��������������� t**.-**.!  Heating lho Intctifllvo ftuinlng  the OerniDttd.  zest to his prophecy by saying that if  we do not grow In this fashion, in a  hundred years we will be obliterated  as a nation.  When Secretary Bryan denounces  this fustian as little less than a crime,  he is guilty of no exaggeration. It  does not matter much what llobert E,  Peary thinks, but If, does matter very  seriously If Roar Admiral Peary, retired, of the United States navy; Hats  himself up in imitation of Gen. von  Bernliardl, Such views as he - ex-  presHes, coming from au oft'lclxl  source, proclaim n policy of aggression  toward all of our neighbors, north and  south, which has no popular or governmental support whatever.  The michlcf created by bombast of  this descripitlon in not to he looked  for itt'homc. II Ih to bo found abroad,  especially in Latin America, where  agitators eagerly seize upon every ex-  presslon in this country that can be  construed as a momico. Uottr Admiral  Peary may havo found the North Pole,  but. he did not. extend the boimrtarlcn.  of the United States, and It Is not  iif.c. RHnry thnt they shoujd ho e.vtriuh  ed.���������Now York  World.  Poni"   Nlc***   of the  ertnl   ������.e������oUT'cet   nf  the single province of Alberta is afforded by tho following figures, quoted  from a recent nowHpapor ������������������inlonumU  Elghtj'-flvc per cent, 0f t.h:v coal of all  '*_���������.���������"��������� <l;*i h". in the province of Alh.rlr;.  Sixty per cent, of l.hu cowl iu tho Brit-  Inh einplro Ih In Alberlu. OuivmIxIIi of  tho coal In the ontlro world Jh lu Allien a. Hern Ih another way of considering It. In AllitM'ta we. have In  thV pawl twenty yeaiH mined nliont  l-O.OOO.OOO toiiH. At, that, tatn 11 would  take .1,072,000 y**������������������������������������������. to exlmust our  coal aicau- At Ihi- r.tto thitt. Ciinatjti  Ih lining coal now, we t:Ouh| HUpply tho  ItMnilnlon    "i>������*    till) Hint   vimu'h        \t   t!',r*  ruto that, lho world Ih lining coal, wo  could keep up a eon I luuout*. Htipply for  the whole world for the nest 100  yearn, itud Hum have coal on bund.  has  battleship ot amazing proportions,  which will be by far the most powerful  craft alloat. It will mark a change tn  battleship construction, exceeding that  which came when the first dreadnought was built. It will necessitate  the adoption of new methods In battleship construction by all nations, and  will halt tho construction prograinmo  of the United States.  It is impossible, in view of the absolute secrecy surrounding all British  naval construction, to verify absolutely the facts about this new sen.mon-  ster, but t'*e . Tribuno'u information  comes from a trustworthy source. It is  stated that this great new ship will ho  _00 feet In length, and will carry six  15-inch guns, nnd Lave tho wonderftl  speed of 40 knots.  At present the "Quean Elizabeth."  stands as the most powerful engine of  war afloat. -She Is, however, only CfiO  feet; in length, but carries eight 15-  luch gum.. She is oil driven, us tho  now ship will be. ��������� In the craft now  planned armament Is sacrificed for in-  cre.'inetl speed. Tho increased length  givefi tho great boiler and engine room  capacity needed to product; nuch  Hp.ed.  ire  Wire  Fencing and Trees  e*V*'*-i *���������: ln*i ������������������ i * v        in      vuh**������*ii..      %,  J ��������� * *. ���������  r������  fences, it Ih neccsHury to attach tho  wire a to troo.i. In doing thiH, It Ih  had practice to iiho hlaplOH to attach   the   wlv"   dii't-clly   lit  the.   trei-s,  Dill*.    (Ui. 11)1):;,    I1...1    lilt:    wife    will    hf-  eotno overgrown aud embedded In  I he wood. N'ot only Ih tho treo  thereby ruined or Injured, hutp further, It Ih Impossible to remove the  fencing without cutting cither tho  wire  or  the   tree.  A belter way, protecting' both the  tree ami the fence, hi 11 rut to mill to  the tree n htrip ol' wood about (our  li)i*hi>:_ wide ami ono inch thick, of a  1   ,,������.,,. I I       I . , I ������     . I    .      >        I ,. t   ������      .   I"    I ��������� r     .  ...������ | -., .,.      ...     .���������,*������������������      ,...       ,l������.f^������*i-     ...      ..*..,     I..IHI   ,  The   wire,  fence  can  tlion  bo  uUtplcd  to \\\\>.\ !"1������*(;������. Thht will veet^re Ihe  feiii'i; aud ulll not intciTuro with Ih.  lice growth,  A   Utile   Hrl.   when     iiMlced     hv   her  titiftiet* \o tilfHitii'ulMh tt;*iwe<'ii the hu-  ln  H H|l-     '���������'.'������������������   ..i.m   im,   ....ii.Iiii   ...in il ii. i^   li)|/ill^i|,  hUa of'    "A brute Ih tut Imperfect beaut; uiiri  " In it perfect tieiiHl,"  AflVlliO      ti+      t\\rv      n\ti\nt\f\*\      I*  HMittl, favorable Huh I, thorn  r  llt������ HMittl, favontblei lluhl, thorn will he  n tieiiitinu tor lotnt Hint tno worm Will  Ilml grctti ilttTloulty In HupplylitK. -~  Hon. Martin Burrell. THE CRES^Q^ rpvipw  TSJE.      ffcB^^"������P#*-*vi    .J****** *-_���������_"*_������  SHE. t_>H������.?* 5 U93 ni_������   Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription : $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. F. Hates, Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, JUNE 25  $1,400 Per Family  do about this alleged sorry state of  affairs?  When fche shrewd business man  finds trade slipping away from him  to a rival concern across  the street  u-. v :   X1C*    KI\3������������XKXa   Oil*  xxji.- u ut-  While any attempt to put a valuation on the prairie grain crop this  early iu the season is to some extent as absurd as counting the  chickens before the old clucker has  finished the hatch, one cannot help  feeling just a iriflo optimistic when  a conservative old SuuL-lrfuar* like  Alexander Macdonald, head of the  A. Macdonald wholesale grocery  firm, in an interview remarks that  in 4*5 years residence m wmmpeg,  during which time he has traveled  more or less every year, he "never  ''saw the indications of a bumper  crop so good, or* a future so bright  "and full of promise."  To sustain this prediction Mr.  Macdonald has done a litt'e figuring that may be of imprest. Taking  the official statements on the area  under crop and allowing for an  average yield of only 20 bushels per  acre the three prairie provinces will  nave Ow,vw,wu   uuslteis Oi   gram.  Following this line of rea__oning a  little further he argues: 'Now, take  this at 60 cents per bushel and it  would give us ������300,000,000. Then  -.idd $50,000,000, -which would be a  very low estimate for the root  crops, dairy produce, livestock, etc,  and you have $350,000,000, all new  _nonew not borrowed or +.i������o ������>__���������������_  ceeds of gambling or speculation,  and all in the hands of the producer. As we have about one and  a half million people from the east-  ���������_tt_  rw"---T?___ . *? *vf    TVTo*_������. rf-*Vi*_     ..-.    -*-V������������>  foothills, one third of whom live in  towns and cities, then you have  $350 for every man, woman and  child on the farm. Put them into  t'amiiies of four and you have  $1,400 per family.  c_.������__-_-iicti moi t  covery as to why such a state of  aSairs exists, and immediately inaugurates some plan to remedy  matters.  If conditions are as bad as our  Baptist friends claim it is high  time a move of some sort was being  made in an attempt to stem the  tide which is running away from  the higher things of life. The governments have provided adequate  civil assistance; the balance of the  task would seem to be up W the  church���������and the sooner- we have a  little less criticism and a whole lot  more constructive genius the better  for all parties concerned.  m at  tfjflV- __S5_  -������%-fl|l,f>l-?-l������������  _  m  m*  ������  1  We have in stock several of the Two-  Hole Burners with Ovens.  They are easy to operate, give a steady,  uniform heat, at a'low oil cost.  At the price we offer them every home  should have one this hot weather.  Whither Are We Drifting  The Baptists of Alberta met in  annual . convention at Edmonton  last week, and if the reports the  daily press gave of the proceedings  anywhere, near truthfully set forth  the utterances of leading workers  of the denomination, certainly this  old world of ours is getting no  1 letter faster.  According to one divine the  country districts particularly need  pastors who "are willing to do their  "utmost for the good of humanity  ''instead of spending their time  "running after the girls."  That there is a great deal of  truth in this observation is borne  out in the remarks of Mr. Sayer,  general secretary of the Baptist  Union, who pointed out that the  last Dominion census showed 70.000  Baptists in Western Canada, while  the tabulated statistics of the  ������������������hurches allowed only 18,000.  A general tendency toward fcho  simple life in religion was noted'by  Mr. MeT.-.nrin, superintendent of  Baptist minaions for Alberta, who  reported that in the t,i>wtt_ between  f.d mon ton and Calgary no prayer  m-4.lin������t_ wwi'e held; the customary  week-night meeting 'of the young  peoplo's H*ir*ir������t,y burl boon tnerfrod  .!!.���������> It!'- f-~Mi M'b.j'  r*'-f.">],   vv.*k-j-   *���������*.-  uiitti'd ->V no other conclusion than  that5*them is a rapid development  "of worldlinuHH and ploaHurt.-set-k-  "ing people, and ''specially young  "people who arc bound to como to-  "gt.fcher, and   if   not  for good pnr-  ��������� WIUi'M   ft,,'    (Yi Villi >IIK   l.tlt'������MIM������-H. Tlltt  "wohI, i������ d-LUCf* era/y, and that is a  "('.ii'mm to (he community."  Ovorloolcing   these   latter   state-  i.whIh nf Hi*. Mtirn'iiiili'iidrttl. which  ; (������'������������������������>    im     tttt'iO'VOitt      It')    1 ll������������t'   M CO '  ���������sweeping, tho layman naturally  n**ks what ure the Baptists going to  Regarding Recruiting  Now that the tumult and shouting for recruits and in connection  with their sendoff to Vernon, has  subsided, and before we get into the  same state in connection "with volunteers for the next regiment���������  possibly three of them���������to be raised  in this province, a few words about  -^_aur*r������*iTt'.-Tirr Tino/v   v>_r___-_   r\a  o ���������������*������-. too  J-.  V-���������������.-���������*.  ������.������-���������. *-*������_*m     mj^txxjrr       _^_X**_-     W    *^_L*_. *__������������_���������  During fche early part of June a  tendency was shown to class some  of our citizens, young men particularly, as altogether lacking in loyalty, as well as having a string of  sausage where there backbone  ought to be, because they failed to  enlist. Such an attitude is not justified in this country.  If tbey do not come forward   of  _|_     ��������� __ ^.      -j..        .j"\      ^. j /y������ j_  ���������'  uiiSii'    0"Vv-.l     i_t_o     Wiii    t_xi_L    U__3F     i,0  make sacrifice they should be left  alone. One good volunteer is worth  ten fellows who have been nagged  into enlisting.  Others may know that they cannot pass the doctor and do not care  to be branded as unfit for military  service, while others may have ties  that elder people who nag at them  know not-bin*" about* at all*  A big crowd of chaps who are  over the age limit would no doubt  like to have the -privilege of enlisting. They realize the seriousnesss  of the case better than many boys  just coming out of their teens.  Here in Canada where outside of  a couple of Fenian raids and an Indian uprising not a hostile gun has  been fired since 1815, the seriousness of this struggle against German militarism, is not quite fully  appreciated, and under the circumstances it is best to be a little  more charitable on the part of  some towards those perhaps unable  to see their obligation in the matter.  : \ii������H!f������Pf .hnlfOTC  I OUSS1S8101   UuyiuHy  I   Just the thing for the youngsters these  ������ hot summer vacation days.  |   Y/e  have  them in  a nice variety  of  colors and in all sizes.  They are  specially-priced at 35 cents  ���������the best goods at a close price.  |_____~___-|  I���������I  We offer the nicest line  ever  shown in   Creston.  In either a Working or  Dress Straw Hats we  have the best the makers  have to  offer the trade.  We have them in all the  standard sizes and at our  usual  very  close  prices.  Your money back if goods  are not satisfactory  Phone 63  General Merchant CRESTON  News of Kootenay  _^o_���������l-i'nci  for rent.  has ��������������� shorta-ore   of houses  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  Concerning An Austrian  Editor, Rkvibw:  Sm,���������In your last insiie your Canyon  City correspondent desires the internment of our local Austrian on the  ground that lie is very unpopular and  might tamper with our water supply.  T am sure T voice the opinion of Canyon City whon 1 say that tho Austrian  in question in regarded uh a peaceable,  hardworking.man, and I think tho  suggestion that ho might tamper with  the water supply uncalled for and unfair, more especially an ho cannot very  well defend liiin_t>lf. T have no quarrel  with your unknown correspondent,  hut 1 think in speaking authoritatively  xtii   \Aitw_\iM,   (Ji'v$   lit:    iuir������    i.k'Auvx    tiVCI--  utepped his limit's.   Yours faithfully,  (Ummiktx Br.MH  Ae.cordihf-; to the Free Pret-w there  wan noun* Hfclr In Fernie on Monday  luwt, ut hi^h noon, when clinked by a  dog a gopher nought refuge behind a  i m.-ii'������ir in tin* CP.-t. itltt.ovvi. '.t'...'.-  gi'ttpli ol.lee.  Al- lilt"    luni   pnyitn.V <-(,    -'.itMiUtX, on  the 10th  hint,, the minerH at the Gran*  by uiint'M  ,-oiitril>iil.������tl the mutt of $000  The ice cream parlor at Biairmore is  being enlarged.  Rossland Methodists are organizing  a .Junior Ep worth League.  At Robson the 1915 strawberry crap  is the lightest in sortie years.  Rossland had a hailstorm on I-Vlday  that did a lot of damage to many gardens in fche city.      ,  Cranbrook agriculturists are undecided s.9 to whether to hold, a fall  fair this year or not.  Fernie Italians are drilling every  Sunday in expectation of being called  home for active service.  Salary reductions amounting to $170  a month haye been made on the teachers' salaries at Cranbrook.  The early chen-ies are beginning to  get ripe on the hill tit Kaslo. This is  about three weeks earlier than last  year.  62 of the 117 men from Fernie with  the First and Second Contingents  have been reported killed, wounded or  missing.  Several men from Fernie have offered their services to tho Imperial government in the capacity of munition  makers, ship builders, etc.  Ledge;���������For the first time in nearly  ten months the whistle at the Greenwood Rmelter blow on Monday, and  quite a  number recoguized its sound.  Kaslo Kootenaian:���������-The oity collector reports that at present thero are  snoi'O delinquent taxes duo the oity  this year than at tho same timo last  year.  Cranbrook Herald:���������-Work on the  new water works system iB about completed. Tho finishing touches will ho  put to the worlc in the course of another week.  A giant crimson tulip in a Rossland  garden has reached the height of J.24  inches; tho bowl of tho corolla is us  largo as a Japanese teacup, and the  petals me������MWe <U im.heH.  Fernie Free Press:���������In searching tho  olTectft of four  Austrians   brought in  <��������� - it. ,. T������~,.~   CI.,~l... J -...������.   T   .,,v,t,,������,.  ft..   *n  t    I    I   'lit    t't4^'     *   t<l 'l.lll       t.JI t   .    'i������,1   I   t'L   A U t        i    J '   t   I   I I   *   ".      *, ^.       TP*      >*  camp  at Waldo,   four  large  knives  over IK) inches in length were reyealod.  Free PresHt���������They aro about B0 untrained young Italians in Fernie who  have ottered their norvlei. to the  Motherland. They are training regularly   here now.   There   are about lb  Rossland   had  three   weddings   on  Wednesday last.  Golden  contributed   21 men to  the  -  -J   IT- X. _���������    _>���������_:������v.,_.x_  tUi-ii.uv.uc������la,.Y   xtcguiicuu.  Kaslo's assessor values all the C,P.R,  property as-that town at $20,231.  Trail is offering a rebate of one-  sixth on all taxes paid before Sept. 20.  The Trail tax rate for 1915 is SO mills  on the dollar. Seven of them are for  school purposes.  Twelve, of the 20 members of No. 2  Fire Brigade at Revelstoke have enlisted for active service. *  Biairmore Masonic Lodge, which  has been working under dispensation  for a year past, has been granted a  charter.  E. Spraggett for twelve years road  superintendent for the Grand Forks  riding has resigned. His successor is  Frank Hutton.  Editor Love of the Grand Forks  Gazette dined with new local grown  potatoes on June 13.  gga  DE-VLER IN  HigSiclassBoptsahflSlioes  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Specially  GET  YOUR  i Ti       !  J  The Cranbrook recruits to the all-  Kootenay- Regiment each received ti,  pair of socks from McCreery Bros., before leaving for Vernon.  It has been decided by tho department of education to continue Moyie  public school with two rooms under  the altered status of an assisted school.  aiin  General Repair Work  , Done   by  W. B. Embree  The snrisfaction of work   we)'  done  iu -era tony afrer the price is foraot'en  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF. COMMERCE-'  SIR EDMUND WAU_ER,C.V.O..LL.D.,D.C.L.,rrct_ldei������t  AI_flXANDER LAIRD, General Miimigcr JCIIN  MUD, A-jit't General MnnnBcr  CAPiT&L, $15,000,000    RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000  SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS  Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits of $1 and  upwards, Careful attention is given to every account. Small accounts  are welcomed.    Accounts may be opened and operated by mail.  Accounts may bo opened in the names of two o** more portions, with-  ciravvals to be made by any one ot them or I y tlio survivor. S2J  C. G. BENNETT  Manager Creston Branch  .... ......t,.i,.  l l .111*1   V Al.l/...  ������H   . I .  I*      It.  1.notm������i-ion* M<'hn_h llhmdoU ami  ..''HeM., who have been in liu1 l������OH|������i*  tul after imdercrniug a -.light operation  for   the  removal    of   varicose   villus,  Transfer, Livery and Feed Sidfe 1  Shipment of McLaugHn Sletjjlis and Cutters on Hand n  TEAM   SLKrGHS 1  Harness, Single nnd Double and Snpp'ies on Hand $  COAL FOR SALE I  , ..it... \.  V*bl..|vl i   lib...I  'I'l  rrentx'H.   'I'll*- itioxini*; picture  the������t*������r  ih niiw opoii tout* nitfhlM u AviU'k.  """������������������"II..   I  '���������',- "VfH   '  noon be In Hhidpt* to It'iive KuhI for Ver������  non. ���������  M    C1*-5rylti������S <tnd |T,,,,tiii*tf������r������  M ���������  * M H' KAn  t_ ������ mm  . g, ||l||llll|l-U^  %������>  Ilium u\t  ^.l|-M.Vk      X*. ������H..������*M������.'  -,!  iwW'fti^^Hsaw^O'-w*****^^  ..ii-lii.n,..____.-._i,.ii-ii,,iiuint|li|(|  ggi^i ____!  '-^ri^Ar-'T-'rA  THE  CkfcbTON   KfcViEW  /0^  JACKSON'S   TEAS  ARE ALWAYS VERY   SPECIAL  IB  The Preserving  almost here and  needing at least  Sealers.  Season  you will  is  v.*  a few Jars or  Our stock of these is how  complete in the various sizes,  and at very attractive prices.  J j     Also a full stock of Covers  11 ajnd Twiners on hand.  il  IB   New Potatoes  for  Sunday Dinner!  To be  sure  of your  enrv--l*_-  nr/._r  tn-rlav  ������11  r r  i  B  Buy now; it will not  go lower���������and it may  go a wee bit higher.  ler i  Can't   very  without oae   a well regulated ranch.  And at the price wc off*  them to reduce our stock you  can well afford to have a new  one even this year.  Y/e also offer Wire Potato  prices.  well ���������get   along j  r_T������ f-,W__ r_f fV_c_rr-  rvrt  at attractive  H  CANYON CITY  The road gang is repairing the old  __������-,A TO**-.���������.-. 1 .-**- -    '  treat iuivcT u.i'-uge.  Wm. Browell has completed logging  up 16 acres for Fraser Bros.  Those who a year ago would incite  Pat-Riots are now recognized as  Patriots.  oo John Wood, who is sawing lumber  at Castlegar, spent the weekend with  his family here.  Dr. Henderson paid a visit to the  home of W. H. Burritfc. Mrs. Burritt  is slightly indisposed.  A citizens' meeting will be held iu  the schoolhouse on Saturday evening,  June 26, to discuss the possibility of a  mail service for Canyon City.  A. D. Pochin is erecting a fine new  ~,~r.ZAr.~* r.**    ^_i*4-l _-. .... "I ��������� ,-1 *_ 1  Z_=_>.*_1C_U<~V>   V__    -,������JL_   MUllgaiUWSU^lt' i.UUUIj  the most palatial home in Cauyon  City. It is 32x34 feet and G.Hendron  has the job in hand.  W. J. Biker of Nelson, water inspector, paid a visit to Canyon City on  Thursday last to adjust a dispute between a couple of ranchers whose ]and  is crossed by the same stream.  R. J. Long still remains the choice  in Canyon City for nomination as Conservative candidate in Kaslo, as was  unanimously voted at the Conservative meeting on Saturday last.   Neil  DIVEBLION AKO USTS  Saniuei A, ������peer_,  whose address is Creston, B.C.,  will  apply foi*-a license io take and use fly**  acre feet of water out of Glaser Creek  which flows northwesterly and drains  into Kootenay Flats or slough, on Lot  8T������2.    The'water wi_T"be diverted from  the streom at a point   about  where  Glaser Creek crosses the south line of  applicant's land, and will be used foi*  irrigation and domestic purposes upon  the   land   described   as   Sub-Blk,   B,  Block 17 of Lot 892, Map Number 698a.  This notice was posted on  fche ground  ou the 19th day of June 1915.     A copy  of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and  to the Water Act,  1914, will be filed in the office of the  Water Recorder at Nelson.    Objection  to the application  may be filed with  the said Water, Recorder or with the  Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament, Buildings, Victoria, B.C., within thirty days after the first appearance  of this  notice  in  a  local newspaper.   The date of the first publication  of this notice is June 25,  1915.  Genera-  Store  F.  _____._____.���������  CK  Phone 81  CRESTON  S, A. SPEERS, Applicant.  Mackay   was   voted   a  good  choice.  second  i   UflRTIPJlf TUMI  ucroc  .___.-.- zS  Conducted byLR HARTILL, B.S.A.,  Assistant Provincial Fruit Inspector  Creston, B.C.  Telephone 61  Live Stock on  Fruit  _-t __i������������������-ii_-i  jl *������_ _j__i_r  Baby Beef  The   production of  baby beef   is an  DIVERSION AND ITSK. .    *=  ���������* . -_ . _ .        . i        rv-v  ( >w*v *.������*u *_=*"    (-   *3 mmrm-.d*  \.r %.-*��������� v_<   -w *.--_.-; f* i-    i*    ,mi - m ���������  Take notice that Frank Burn-Call-in-'  der, whose ppstof_.ee address is Box 77,  Creston, B.C., will apply for a license  to take and use twenty acre feet ;of.  water out of ___.ing Greek, "which flows  northwesterly, and drains into Glaser  Creek on Block 16 of Lot 892. The  water will be diverted from the stream  .at a point about 250 feet west from the  centre line of Block 24, and 200 feet  north from the south line of said block,,  and will, be used for'irrigation and  domestic purposes upon the'lahd described as the west half of Block 24, Lot  892. This notice was posted on the  ground on the 18th day of June, 1915.  A copy of this notice.and an application pursuant thereto and to the Water  Act, 1914, will be filed in the office of  the Water Recorder at Nelson. Objections to the application may be filed  with the said water recorder, or with  ' the Controller of Water Rights, Parliament Buildingf, Victoria, B.C.,  within thirty days after the first  appearance of this notice in a local  newspaper. The date of the first  publication of this notice is June 25th,  1916. FRANK BURN-QALLANDER,  Applicant. y  .   ,���������_'.  calf, kept  l_r__"_T_f*T'������***2  : a/r\*ymfc*p?  *  V  <W   Ii     -  ***���������_���������_���������  Pound District Act and. Pound  District Amendment Act  WheroaH notice has been duly given  of the Intention to ootiwMtuto the following diHtrlct at Creston, B.C., a_ a  pound district under the provision.! of  Heutiiou 2 of the "Pound. JDiNtrict Act,"  nanioly: Oommeiicing at the S.W.  corner of Lot ������25, aud following a line  in an easterly direction to the S.E.  corner of Lot 525, and continuing .easterly to tho S.E- corner of Sub. Lot. 15,  thence, north to the N.E. cornor of  Huh. Lot 17, thence westerly to a  point on tho coat lino of Lot 521, thence  in  a noi'Mierly direction to tho N.E.  i'i.i'iu.4  i,x   Lot w__'i,   i-iu'UUt"  w������*.M, to  {.tie  N. W. corner of Lot 524, thence Mouth  t.o the point, of coiiiineiicoiucnt.  And \vh(.roH_ objection to tho constitution of taich proponed pound <Hh-  1 riot has been received from thirteen  (IM) pronrlotoi'H of land within Hitch  proponed district;  Therefore, notice is hereby that the  majority of the proprietors of land  within thirty day/; trout 'the j-i_.i-.hK  hum |Mtitiii_iiiitg oi mum notice, forward  t.o tho. Minister their petition  In the  ������"������ ol f.litt A<*.���������,  Will  not he eonntlttitWI.  Dated this :jrd day ot May. 1015.  ....... i������.|iin������.u l������> ;>.>������U,t(������H .������ ol tlm  or otherwise such pound district,  \f*i.t..i.  .r ���������*.;  IJV ��������� VV  .ll^ll,  .,,.,1     t   .....:..,, ii .  industry of somewhat recent origin.  Several years ago the custom was to  keep steers until they were four or  five years old before marketing them.  There is little demand at present for  heavy beef and as a rule you- will find  feeders marketing their cattle when  from one to three years cf age. The  production of such beef may be divided into two' classes:���������(a) the high  grade calf forced from birth and finished at an age of one year or 16 months,  and (b) the same kind of *  stowit-o" and finished at- 22  The former method is not as common,  as-the latter.  On entering "On such a system one  should have well bred calves.' If the  animals are to be marketed at 11 or 14  months old they, shouid.be diropped in  the;faU,yOctoher or November, arid be  allowed to suck their dams for six  months. * By having calves come at  this time they can be weaned, in the  spring, stnd turned out on gOpd pasture. In addition to grass they should  have a grain ration. If they have access to clover pasture, a large portion  of the ration ( may be corn, in fact  oats, bran, and oatmeal may be omitted entirely during the first month or  two of the feeding. If the , calves are  to he marketed at 14 months they  should be fed grain from the time of  weaning, starting with one pound per  head a day and slowly increasing to  from four to six pounds per head daily.  The essential thing is however to feed  them all tho roots and clover or alfalfa hay they can ho induced to eat.  The grain, which may be corn, oats or  barley or a mixture of any two or all  three'.'should never bo fed. alone, but  should be mixed with an equal weight  of finely chopped alfalfa or clover, or  else sprinkled on the sliced roots. The  grain should always bo crushed.  . At 1-1 months old a well, bred beef  animal ought to weigh something over  700 pounds.  If .the oalvofl are to bo marketed at  22 months or near that they should bo  fed all the hay and roots that thoy  can bo induced to eat tho first winter  but no grain, kept on good pasture  during the summer and whon placed  in the food lots in the fall they should  bo fed on hay and roots for a month  and then given a small grain ration  which is gradually increased until hy  tho time they are romly to market  this amounts to from six to eight  pounds, At 22 months thoy should  average around  1,200 pound.-: each.  Sheep ���������Feed, Care and  Management  Shoop will eat and do, well on almost,  any of (.he common grains and roughage grown t������n the average farm. If  the flock enters winter quarton. in  good f!enh and has accciift to good well  cured fodders,  nuch as clover or alftil-  * .N 1 ,,,..,���������..        .1 I . ���������   ,     ,   .   j.   ...   .-     ...-,.���������..,      m.sx'j     ���������������������������������������������-.  I������       llU.V  grain need ho fed until lambing time.  On Mm other hand If the flock itrin  thin condition on entering whiter  quortoi'-t,   no time   should bo  lost  in  |V iiinH  tin. tit  I1MII  Oi-tjMl* COllUitlOU  II  II  1 ..'  v  ,  f.,..-...   ������,������*.|.   ...    |..ll_l/>.    ||.  ������A | HI   I <-'!.  Canyon City can claim having four  volunteers in the ranks: John Carfra,  John Wood, George Kogan and Tom  Campbell. The home of the latter two  was not here though they were employed here during inost of their stay  in the Valley.  When the flocks are brought into  winter quarters they should be graded  into severed groups. The breeding  ewes should be separated from the  lambs and the stock intended for mutton. The weak and thin should be  sepera.fed from the young- and strong  so that tliey may receive better care  and feed. The rams should be kept in  a box of ample size to allow them  plenty of exercise. Do not allow rams  to run with pregnant ewes. Regular  feeding is essential.' Sheep will often  do better on a poor ration fed regularly twice ii day than on a good ration  fed} *,at irregular -intervals; Exercise  is important, especially in the case of  breeding ewes. If they do not receive  sufficient exercise ,during pregnancy,  the- iambs wiii ccyme but weak and  puny. Ewes having insufficient exercise will experience more or less trouble; in lambing. To keep a breeding  ewe penned up in a small ^pace is to  kill her with kindness. Whateyer  kind of quarters , are provided for  sheep should be dry both overhead  and underfoot. If the quarters are  dry, sheep will endure considerable  cold without any inconvenience.  If'the .sheep are kept, in a filthy wet  den serious results are often experienced. Foot-rot is often brought on in  this manner. Just how often one  should clean out a sheep barn is a  question that cannot be answered satisfactorily, However it is conceded  by most shepherds that it should be  cleaned out before lambing time. It is  also dcsiriible . to hurry the operation  as many undesirable odors accompany  thework, A disinfectant such as Gypsum should be usod freoly in the barn  after the manure lias been removed.  Tho ventilation of a sheep barn should  recoivo careful attontioii. To koop the  sheep tn as pure an atmosphere as  possible und to avoid draughts should  he the aim of ovory, shepherd.  If any member of tlio flock becomes  dirty due to scouring, a. tract of wool  should ho I'oniovod from tho stern. Do  not trim too closoly in tho winter  time.  In order to keep up the standard of  a flock and to improve thorn, plenty of  food of tho right nature .should bo fed,  nomfortrtililo buildings, Intelligent care  and all otlior necessities conducive to  theigenernl health of the flock should  ho furnished.  J; A. Oolomaii a Grand Forks grower has been exhibiting some -strawbor-  r_o_. Gut)l/<������._ ������;ui-luiuiug tax weighed  half a pound, and another box with  eight in It went a half-pound also.  Herald:���������The Sullivan mine at Kim-  horloy havo commenced work ou a  new tiumnl the past week, putting an  extra liuni-li of men to work. Two  shifts will bo worked, employing Homo  <lft������" fl()flit.|l>t������itl  ������������w������r������  Herald:--Leslie    Walsh,     who   left.  Oranbwnlc with the third contingent  arrived bitol;   in town tho fiiwt   of the  j week from Victoria. Wulnh washonor-  MU'iy    IllUl.lllM'goU, urn   toot ftivhig   out.  < iiiii|m..i'ii|{ tout to retire.  Dairymen  would appi  OM -" dXW*ir\ _ m\ ������������. ���������*���������_ O"  _.   J_JL V��������� -B. ������* X, -_*-_lj_-LJlQ  of the Creston Valley  greatly if some  ii_-.n ������luii oU_i_cn--_i/ capital and knowledge of buttermaking to  build and operate a creamery or cheese  factory in the Valley. Better satisfaction to the rancher might accrue from  a co-operative creamery.     There is in  _--i.- -A.���������, ..^     ^-������2i--_    ix^.���������t 3: -vr���������*_.     .��������� _������  \^^ui,.jf ^..xx       vl.Vf        ^������&XX>11A^������11J^        -.II'IUU       CXXAKX  South) about 60 milch cows. Most any  average cow would produce, roughly  speaking, $5 worth of cream per  month, This would make a monthly  payroll of $300. In the course of a few  years with a creamery in operation  the sumuet Qf inilch cow? wguju. increase rapidly. Counting from - Kootenay Landing to Yahk in a year or two>  would be found 1,000 head of milch  cows    supplying    the   huttermaking  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coai mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North-  West Territory and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may he  leased for a term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre.* Not  more than 2,500 acres vt ill be leased to  one applicant.  Application fo_ a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district in which  .the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by- sections, or legal subdivisions oi sections, and in unsurvey-  _������.3   t-n~^,Z*-���������-^ t-u���������  X���������, x- ____l  _>_-. -.'Il"  _u  .v--ivvi.y   one cx_,c:i,   _ipjJllt-U kji* __1_UI  be staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if _f������e rights applied for axe not  available, but, not otherwise. A royalty  shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at tho rate of five cents  _.���������_i.  pmuu.  _..:������...-._-. c_:/i:.,_  ������_>������<_* * v������_-  ^_,_^ias_lf  ,1/1  _!-,_ _  very suitable location;''���������''."-a--Fuel arid  watei'pbwer would he available with  no expenditure. The Canyon City  Lumber Co. would, no doubt, donate a  site and the lumber required���������they are  not, as a rule, averse to giving assistance to any movement leading to the  development of the Valley. The community will never come into its own  as a mixed. farming country until  dairying receives further development.  Wasa will have a fall fair on or  about Sept. 10.  Cranbrook-grown ��������� strawberries are  now on sale in that city.  One authority has figured it out  that there is about 200 carloads more  grain cropped this year in the Okanagan than any previous year.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If .the - coal mining  rights are not. heing operated,, such  returns should be furnished at least  once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  Tights only,- but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whateyer available  surface rights may be necessary for the  working of the mine at the rate of $10  an acre.  I.or full, information 'application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any agent or Sub-Agent of  Dominion Lands/  ���������:\  i' W. W. CO_|.Y, Deputy Minister of  the Ihterior.  N.B.���������Unaiithorized publication Of this  odvertisemont will not be. paid for.  GUY   LOWENBERC  OONSDLTING    ENOINHWK  .: RESTON  Bl\  Bmll for Service  Purebred Jersey Bull���������Brampton  Prince���������for service. Good producing  strain, Fee ,$5. STOCKS & JACKSON  Mountain View Ranch, Creston.  r\\^*c^ \  The Leading  Hotel of the  JFwit    Belt  YOU   will   make   no   mistake  when you get off the traiii  if you si&u the  the   Crestoii   Hotel,  men   will   substantiate  st.wly   the   comfort of our guests.  The rooms are well furnished in  .An l-r>  regit.ter  at  Travelling  this.    We  AA  o. manner  <o?  Headquarters for Mining Men,  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  and Commercials.  "r  I  hm  Moran  Prop,  ���������7*  /. /T*A /OMrO*> /Th. rTT\ fT* ^S -*^  ���������r^y^/Xi^XWXlLV^^^y^Kx^^QP __-_-_!  PHfi '^Tl^Wi^BSiSTOH. B. _3_5  A GOOD CHEW SNA CLEAN WRAPPER.  10 CENTS PER PLUG  r  ass  JB.nsr'-B.  1  Ward,  it   bsnovhi  By Basil Tozer  Limited  Lock  &   Co..  meiijui-f <ie   cnu  I UIVIIW  hands and such a splendid shot.���������I  miss as often as not and lie never  does. I feel I have treated you very  badly, Hugh,  but  you see he under-  "  JU  "That makes a difference, of course,"  agreed Hugh.  ������������������But I wanted to say to you," Delia  continued, "that I do-so hope your life  is not utterly blighted."  "I'll try not to let it he," Hugh assured her bravely.  "Now, there is that nice girl, Eira  Siddle," Delia said*, "why have you  never thought ot her, Hugh'."  ������.._���������. *������**���������_  2. di.'*-.  ,������- *���������   i_'������i>.   IT.i"!..  -t , w**.\.      ������__-������,..������  .,T.1   IV JIJ,  _������-1t     /.!������_._.������ ._.������,     t-r.     o-r-O \<-_.������. *"     _ ...      ...._  VU.V        ^V.^_fc.  C.-^lX X..-* V.XX.J   .������   V *  , W**.\. ������.__-jp  *'I declare you are perfectly blind!"  cried Delia impatiently. ''Can't you  even see what a pretty girl she is?���������-  how striking, too, and with such a  clever, interesting race. And, Hugh,  it nothing else, mere ordinary gratitude for what .she did and risked tor  you���������"  'Til think about it," said Hugh.  two to-  feel my  'If 1 could  only  bring you  (Continued)  "And if you feel you must scrap,"  said Waters, "scrap we wiii here and  now, as you like, sir. But scrap or no  scrap, married We are. and ���������.married we  shall remain,'for those as the laws o������  this state in the person of Judge  Sampson join together, only the laws  of this state in the person of Judge  Sampson or some other duly constituted and elected judge can put asunder again- So for my part I don't see no j  good in scrapping, except as a relief,  of course, to your feelings., sir." i  "But are you really married';" askedj  Hugh, hardly,, believing it. |  "It seems to take a lot of telling," j  complained Waters.  "But   if   you   didn't     know,"     said I  Delia, "what did you mean just now?" !  "Oh, nothing:" said  Hugh  eye on Eira.  "Well, Tom and I are married." said  Delia decisively; -and *while 1 feel you  have been abominably _&dlv treated.  Hugli���������"  ���������"Oh. pray don't mention that!" mur-1 ed, and was, an old man now, with his  mured Hugh generously. | feeble   ways   and   snow-white   hair���������  "Can you  ever  forgive  us?"   asked ��������� but after what he had recently endured  he had no longer the strength lo oppose to it the energy of resistance he  gather," cried Delia, "1 should  happiness was complete."  She went, forward then to join the  other two. and took possession of __ira,  sending Waters back to talk to Hugh.  What she had to say. Eira seemed to  find very interesting, to judge from  the intent way in which she listened  to it: and when the next morning  Hugh and Eira confessed that they  had become engaged, Delia was as  with aa j proud as can well be imagined.  I But for herself there was a troublous moment to be passed through  when it should become necessary to  inform her father of her marriage. It  was a shock to the old man���������he look-  a door.  On their side, Waters is 'equally si or  ry for Hugh, whom he privately considers rather slow. He stilt has it  feeling that Hugh was treated hadiy,  and salved his conscience recently by  an offer to amalgamate their two concerns, Hugh to he a partner in the  joint business. It was, of. .course, an  exceedingly advantageous offer for  Hugh, but he guessed the motive that  inspired it and declined it with many  thanks, though the knowledge that,  the two tlrms are in close alliance has  often proved useful, possibly to both  of then-., but certainly to the smaller  of the two.  For the rest Hugh aud Eira have  a boy and girl, who keep them busy  enough; and as Mr. and Mrs. Waters  have no children, and as both take a  great interest in Hugh' two little ones,  perhaps Eira sometimes has dreams  conceruing the ultimate destination of  that huge fortune which Tom AVaters  gives long nights and laborious days  to building up.  But these are dreams���������dreams such  as that past dream of winning from  old Mother Nature the intimate secrets she keeps so well guarded;  dreams all, whether of wealth or of  power or revenge or of terror, like  that past dream of an unheard-of  doom that long ago threatened her  and him who is now her husband; all  are dreams together, and in a life  that is but a sea of dreams glad is  she to have found a dream so sweet  as that of the love which between her  and Hugh grows deeper every day.  THE END.  |    Vegetables on the Farm  importance of Farmers* Gardens  Should Not be Overlooked  Fresh vegetables make up a very  small part of the diet of many  families on farms. It is impossible  to estimate the value of the vegetables which may be grown in the  home garden, but it is safe to say  that a well-kept garden will yield  a return many times as great as the  return from an equal area devoted  to general farm -crops. There is  grent satisfaction in Imvi-V*** ..Ti. "i-bu. d-  ant supply of fresh vegetables, where  they can be secured at short noticed  Vegetables and fruits furnish a large  part of the salts required by the human system, so that they-are valuable  medicinally  as  well  as  for food.     If i profitable than.the. ayera  more   succulent  food   were  available,  garden  Delia,  earnestly  "If you can," sale. Waters. a.uite as  earnestly, "we shall know you have  the noblest heart of any man now-  alive, our happiness will be complete,  and our gratitude eternal. If you  can't,   -we   will   have  to   worry   along  ���������n* if 1 -������*-.������- f      T   e>������-������ Y\v\f\cc*  *'  ��������� ������   _t-b������VV_.*.-     _.    <?<*>& *~ ** *__-.. -  "My dear Delia, I forgive you from  the bottom, of my heart," said Hugh,  shaking hands with her, warmly. ''Mr,  Waters, pray permit me to congratulate you," and he shook hands with  him. too.  "Waters is tny name," said that gentleman, "and I perceive that for general nobleness of iieurt and magnanimity of character you lick creation,  sir, and I'm proud to know you."  "ft.. It--     it'er     Q     co/ir-f *'     ____.. T._. 10  "till we are able to tell papa. You  won't say anything. Miss Siddle, will  you?" site added glancing at Eira.  "Oh, no," said Eira, who was very  red and very white by turns, and in  swift succession.  "If Miss Siddle is going to China as  a missionary," began Mr. Waters, "I  am   sure���������"  "Oh, that was a mistake!" interposed Hugh; "at least. Miss Siddle has  changed her mind since then."  Both Mr. Waters and the new Mrs-  Waters looked a little surprised, but  were too busy with their own affairs  and their private happiness to have  any time to spare on thinking of Eira's  change of mind. They all turned back  towards Ihe house, and Delia, hanging  behind, signed to Hugh  while her husband and  on ahead.  "Hugh, I am so sorry,"  itently.  "You have no need to be,  you," said Hugh truthfully.  "Ah. you are so good and kind," said  Delia.  Hugh began to feel like a saint, but  wished, nevertheless, that Delia would  cease her compliments and give him  a chance of talking lo Eira. He wanted  very badly indeed to talk to Eira.  "You see," explained Delia, "we were  mutually struck with one another as  soon as over we met."  ���������'Yes. I remember that." said Hugh.  "Tom went away the next morning,  but he bad to r*onie back." said Delia  happily, "and il happened that when  he uot back. I was jiir.t in the most  frantic ram. possible to imagine, over  the way you and pa had dodged off and  never told me where you were going.  When     Tom  Second University Company  .MI.     JlftHlBllUgWU     1HJMH.CM  he was  Waters,  himself  as   he  a rich man,  understood,  1  *o  join  her  ira  walked  she said pen-  I assure  rnved he lound me  (hra.hing the negro pnrt?r at, Die  hot������-i while Mr. Uohhin.s had run for  help. 1 think I had frightened Mr.  Robbins. 1 forget what, the porter had  done," said Delia meditatively, "but 1  Know lie had made- me furious, and I  Just wanted to kill him. So Tom found  !���������:<.: :!i*.*a:-,hiiig him In the dining room.  Now. you would not have known what  to do, stud as for papa, he would simply  hav<* wondered how much compeiiHii.  tion it would cont  him."  " '. ���������..*. v.'h.'it. .-ltd Mr  Wat ere d <"**>'��������� ������**. V>  ed   Hugh.  "Why. he took iho stick from mo  r>!*.l 'h.-tkhcfi me," mud Delia, wrlg-  fi'.tw-- lit-r hlitmliliM-M with n happy High,  "until U\o ������*.'��������������������������������� ti.nl.-. , it ii rl then it  wit:- i knew l loved hint. Ami, oh, he  ���������au.    ���������-!.   kind   a-t.-rwui'd.;."  "Wan h -, though?" t-aid IhfPrtt.  "l.'ll    in*   l������*l.    inf.      liiidrl'Ht'MHl      11 lit t  r v <*f.  thing  "that  time 1 lilt, anyone or threw uny-  i*t   .iiiyon*',"     Delia    continued,  h'* would r*.ivc tne twice a,*: much.  ..;,-.   ,*i.i.lii in;.-,  lo I, now  thiil.,"  .-������������������������������������r-wd  lliif'b.  ���������i*  or  twice,"    Delhi  ���������'���������'���������  if he meat11,  ii.  die added thoughUiil-  ��������� ii of niw v. ������>nl," '.uio  it   Del!������*,  b������*'*.-iiili'*   ;���������(  .o quick    with bin  ���������1  Mlpp.i*.  ���������' r  o,"  ���������1  tried  il  OIK  I*--/ I.t  (.!:.    "  e:  t    ti;  I   ton  11(1   Jie  (Ii*  ���������'   ii  ly.  it  ��������� ���������   :���������    <-||id  i   In  HURl  1.  ' < 1  1.     1,  -  1-.'  11������  till:,  pre Ke  .Did  ..onld have shown earlier. Besides, as  Delia justly pointed out, the thing was  done and could not be undone. Mr.  Hetharinaton objected that he did not  know Mr- Waters, and Mr. Waters ob-   -.*.**.?     i-V.������-_ +    +U**o    -*_t__c_     n     TV _ 111* 1*1 fi 1     fllff 1f>lll*  ty, but that he hoped that now they  were relatives they would become bet-  */.*��������� rtr..-,-,-,.^ ^n ted -  "As my wife's pa," said Mr. Waters,  "I look upon you as ray own pa, and  I am prepared to show you a filial love  and obedience .in every single thing  that doesn't matter much "  -������-_-     _���������*       ___���������.      i        __. _r.___ .i _-. _j      _->������-.*-  ./Ill       WlC-t-  but Mr.  was   a    ...         tViic 1*_.  t  jjc-upt.-.     ������>i i .   ������i ut_.o _������._������__._������.-_i_   ������..-������.-_.-   cheerfully, but said he hardly saw how  the son-in-law of a reputed millionaire  could be called a pauper. Mr. Hetherington announced his intention of  founding a hospital with his fortune,  and Mr. Waters cheerfully admitted  his right to do what he liked with his  own.  "Only do it on h big scale," he said.  '1 like size���������and then when I have  made my pile I'll endow it with* two  dollars for every one of yours. I daresay I could make a dollar or two," he  welded thoughtfully, "over the contract  for putting it up."  In the end his new relative's breezy-  confidence  and  superb  faith  in himself overcame Mr. Hetherington's objections.    When he returned to Europe, which he did as soon as he was  fit to travel, ij was with Mr. Waters as  his   accepted   son-in-law;   and  as  his  health   was   still   bad   the   son-in-law  soon became confidential secretary as  well,   in   which   capacity   he   showed  himself so useful, capable, alert and  enterprising,   that   Mr.   Hetherington  asked him to continue in that capacity   after  their   arrival    in   England.  Waters soon made his  influence felt  throughout the whole business, which  began to show itself as alert and enterprising ns any of its younger rivals.  Today  Mr.   Thomas  Waters,    junior  partner in the firm of Messrs. Hetherington and Co., of London, Parts, Der-  liii, Now York, Denver, Chicago, San  Francisco, and Buenos Ayres, in one  of the best known business men in tho  city of London.  Ani ho if* equally happy at home,  where hh* wife shows lilm n meekly  adoring love, which all his Indulgence*  of hor���������for he spoils her as much as  the good American alwuys spoilt; his  wife -never makes in any way exacting. If ho cnu spare hor time bIio  is happy, and if lie soys ho ia busy sho  is coutont to sit a long way away and  watch. It is rumoured that she has u  temper, but, exhibitions of it arc now-  a-duyB so rare, one hardly believe-, the  inlet,  told  of  lier  pafet doing;.).  As for Hugh and Eira, thoy are certainly u good deal le_n wealthy, but  perhaps none tho lows happy for that.  Hugh does not push IiIh affairs with  II... fr.v-'.r!.*���������.. activity Tom Wider?*  allows, and he and his partner, old Mr,  Logan, uro content with tho Hound,  Httuidy bUHlncHS, quietly hut tlrmly  prosperous, that they have now built  up. !.'*������������������;.. lVc.'*. !"<*>_.<*���������.!_*���������.*-'_ nr. .'o.ry  for Tom WutorH, rindiing from meeting to meeting in the city nnd only  returning homo to (match a lumty meal  beforo reluming into his tdiuly lor  more work, aa Elm oTtcu fecit, for  D.-'llii, who, .'iho nny'*, ban generally to  content. ht'iKtdf with the Might ol her  huiilmiul'i: coiit-tnilu wuiid.ing tluouijli  Reinforcements For Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry  The Canadian militia department  has authorized the organization of a  Second University Company for Overseas Service, to go as a reinforcement to the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry The .company  will be commanded by Captain"S80.'C.  McDonald  of  the   McGill   contingent.  .������.<_.  witn  v.-ay_s__.  -._     in--./-, n  - erCiVSi.  ���������*.������ -,l-.������ -.4-       JUA        TH--./-H1- ^  a\JtXr        C---.1.        OJL        __-<- _>_V;v_ ii- -UUvIIIq1  C.O-T.C, as second in command  Owing to the success which has attended the recruiting for the First  University Company, which is at present nn to full strength and attached  as    D Company to the 38th battalion  less money would be spent in doctors'  fees and for medicines.  Fresh vegetables from the home  are not subjected to exposure  in marketing, are not liable to infection and are of a much better flavor  than vegetables that have been gatherer, for some tirns. The home vegetable garden deserves greater attention "from the average farmer.  Horsa  cultivation of the garden  is  recommended wherever possible, and,  where    the   work   is   to   be   done, by  means  of  horse  tools,     the    garden  should be so arranged''that the rows  will run lengthwise.   It is often a good  plan to grow* vegetables for the table  in the same  field   with corn or root  crops.     Two   or   three   rows   in   this  field, on the side close to the house,  can be planted to tomatoes, radishes,  cucumbers,   cabbages,     beans,     peas,  etc., and will supply fresh vegetables  for the table during the growing season.     They  can   be   easily  cultivated  and kept clean when the corn and root  crops are being attended to with the  horse implements.   One lady in Prince  Edward Island, on  one  of the  farms  w*here illustration    work    was    being  I dons for ,the commission of conserva-  j tion, who desired to go into the pOui-  j try business, moved the garden out to  the  field and  bad   it  attended  to  as  i above  suggested.     This   plan,  worked  j so wall that it has been continued and  I gives excellent satisfaction.    There-is  i no  reason   why  the   same  thing   can  j not be done on-miany farms;   it will  ( mean that a better and more abimd-  I ant supply of vegetables will be bb-  i tained,   and,   also,   that   the woman's  considerably  of food supplied from the garden means that  there will be more of the other products of the farm for sale.���������F.C.N., dn  Conservation.  A Profitable Crop  For -'"First Year  Flax  Does  Wetl  on   New  Breaking-r-  Sti 11  Time to Sow  The high price at which flaxseed is  selling this season sjakes it a tempt- ���������  ing crop to the farmer who understands its advantages. Perhaps the  greatest of these is the fact that it  thrives on newly broken prairie, and..  by it's vigorous, root growth.A disintegrates the soil and laayes it inAsplendidl  shape for wheat. A      ���������  This means that instead of letting  the ground broken this spring lie idle :  till fall, you can put in flax and get a  found crop that, with October flax selling  at  $1.85,- promises    to  be  more  'e..''.: '���������'; .   ':���������''  As flax can be sow-n as late as June  first, there is still time to. put in a.  good acreage, even if the land has  first to be broken.  The Lure of the Land  Farming  a   Business  Which   Required  the   Highest   Talent  D'r- Henry W. Wiley,' formerly chief  chemist of" the U.S. department of  agriculture, who has himself joined  the "back-to-the-land" movement, has  given voice to some very sound logic  on this subject, in a. little pamphlet  entitled "The Lure of the Land."   ;  '���������The lure of the land is a������ natural  faculty of man, characteristic of vhis  ancestry and heritage," writes Dr.  Wiley. '-Farming is" a business which  requires the highest talent, it is a  profession which requires' the best  technical skill. There is no other  profession that requires such a variety of learning, such an insight into  nature, such skill of a technical kind  in order to be successful, as the profession of farming.  "To succeed today on the farm requires courage, industry, tact, know--  " ledge, paUsnce, enthusiam. and  brains-   A  "I: look upon the attempts to class-  occupation    O*     piiiCiUit:  ent   strata   of  social  honor,    as    extremely  wisa and  threatening  efficiency and  perilous, unto  the  funda-  Oats Should be Fed to Stock  Canadian Expeditionary Force, it was .  thoua-ht  advisable   to   form     another fVork on the farm will be  company,    and    an    application  was i lightened-    Lvery pound  made to the department for the necessary authority, which has been granted.  Recruiting for the company has already been started, and many names  have been received.  TM* n -%-������������������-���������-_��������������� _%-*. V������^r        ������Tll 1 Ia/**        _-*--���������-.-_���������- T*\/"-0 .a/1 Of*  ^lllC        V,WJLI,-H/1*A.I j .���������*������*. *. W*-- ������- V *j-������ ������* *~<... %-������.������        '���������_.  graduates or undergraduates of universities or their friends.  Conditions of service and rate of  pay will be the same us in the other  units of the Canadian Expeditionary  Force.  The headquarters of the company  will be at 382 Sherbrooko street west,  Montreal, and any enquiries or applications should be addressed there to  Lieut. Geo. S. Currie, recruiting officer.  More  on  Recently a woman paid her fii\_t  visit to the ocean, and, as she stood n  the beach, gazing at the great expanse  of water, a friend happened along.  "They tell me, Mrs. Jones," said the  friend, "that you never saw the oceju.  bofore.    Is that true?"  "Yes," answered Mrs. Jones. "Most  or my life has been spent in the middle  west, you  know."  "Think of the wonderful treat, you  had!" eagerly exclaimed the other.  "How did it impress you?" ���������  "Well," thoughtfully answered Mrs.  .Tones, "whon I looked at the amount  of water tliey have down uround heie  it struck me that fish might be a little cheaper."  C������ _������...-_}__. Granulated Eyelids,  Kye..  intlumed hy expo*  uurcto Sun, Dust and Wind  y____ _r*H qwickly relieved by Marine  ������S5 ty������ Remedy. No Smarting  just Eye Comfort. , A*  Your Druggist's 50c per Hoi tie. Murine Eyo  Solve in Tubes 2 Sc. ForUookoltlicEyrfrecimk  Prucgi-its or Murine tytt Meractly Co., Chicane  *)mmmmmmimmm****mmmm*^*m**>m*mm**  Short Courtxfo For Fftrm������r*. Wlv������n  The Agricultural college recently  decided to put on a short, oourno entirely for womon, und as a number  of home ecouomici. ooclotles in tho  vicinity of I'nrtnr'e In I'rnirio woro  Interested ia dreaamnklng u nhort  courso was nrrangod for.  It was thought, thut possibly 20 or  Uu women would attend. CnnHe-  fjU'Mitty n.ivh fnrpHf"** wri*-* m-.. nofttfi-  ed whim over 1*0 were present, on tho  MiM'ottd day, and If was found necos-  Bary to hold morning, afternoon nnd  evening clahHCH. Tho coui'tio ia being  continued this week and hooiuh to Indicate a line of extension work that,  will prove vory popular In the rural  diHirii'iH.'-lYco   l'rc_t).  Profitable to Feed Stock  Oats in the Sheaf ,  I believe the modern method of  handling and feeding is undoubtedly  wrong so far as the entire oat crop is  concerned, says a writer in the In-!  diana Farmer, That is to say, the mod-1  em method requires the oats to be  threshed- Then the grain is fed, and  the straw so far as getting any good  results ,as stock food is largely n  loss. Horses, cattle and sheep are all  very fond of oats. When either in  sheaves or cut down and cured like  meadow grasses and then put through  a straw cutter, stock eat up cleanly  both the grain nnd the. straw, and  grow and ' -tten :.icely with but little  other grain or ha.'. .Animals are'compelled to eat the straw while getting  the grain. This straw gives bulk to  the   feed.  The time was when "very farmer  grew large tiehls ot oats and outside  of what was required for seed, the remainder of the crop was cut and fed  to stock. Tn the spring, time the work  horses were fed liberally on the cut  oats, but during tho heavy work  season "chop" was made. That is, after tho oats woro cut, they were dampened nnd r ixeil with line com meal,  wheat, bran and mlddllngi*. A good ration of oats so prepared, und throe  to tlva ears of corn, with Homo good  hay al. night, kept tho tennis In good  flesh und strong for this hard labor.  L-.nch a vast quantity of food Is produced to tlio acre, anil tho stock do ao  well, that if furmoi'H will quit, thrashing their outs, nnd feed lho entire crop  otitrs growing will Und a,hotter plucc,  and bo more profitable tliun tho pre-  ���������icnt method. For' the mill: (.own, the  "chop" feed uh recommended for tlio  work liorneH in tine, and but, 1H.fi.->  other grain or liny i; found necessary.  All know that thrcHhod oats, and then  the straw haled nnd Hold, both together, fall to make oats growing very  profitable.  mental principles of democracy.  "Personallyy I^believe that agriculture is the fundamental profession,  that it is one in which ay man can  have the greater opportunities for  development, have broader views of  life and render more efficient service  than in any other activity in ���������which  man engages. I <_annot escape from  the belief that the man who lives in  closest touch with nature, other  things   equal,   will   be   the  best  man  and  human        Xl.*.     -.���������.^.w.^r..  uaio   i,uc   xfx\ju.i_voi.  life  and  destiny-"  human  activity  WE'LL SEND THE FIRST  few doses of Gin Pills to you  free���������if yon have any Kidney  or Bladder Trouble. After you  see how good they arc���������get  the 60c. size at your dealer's.  National Drug SI Chemical Co.  da, L-sn'.tcd     Toronto  poor  ���������.mi mi  nt  "Would ye do Homelliiug fur a  old 'MiilAr''" itunitri-.il i 1u������ uer.ily \  erar at. tho gate.  ���������' 'Poor old Hitlloi'?' " Raid the lady  work ovor the wuRhtub.  "YeMiuim. I followed the water for  ���������.Ixtoon years,"  "Woll," null] the <.vorUer un t'he rc-  i-Uinod her Inborn, "you certainly don't  look as If you ever cuught u\> wlih it."  OLOV1QS AND MTiU  Onion Mado /  FIT, QUALITY aad WORKMAN3H1*  OVR MOTTO  Rumples nent your dealer on roqucgt  R. O. LONG & CO., UM1THD, Toronto  Todgors��������� Ah, Count, allow vie t*  introduce you to Mr. Haton.  Count���������It coh n groat pleasure for  mo to meet a musician lllto you, mon-  nlcur. I hear _nt. you and your family  play r(\ muolc.  rtatou���������Mo? Why, I don't know anything about, mimic.  Count���������Non? Hoy toll mo all round  '/Ml you piny uecond iltldlo to yous  wlfol  Not every powerful man hat. boon  tiblo to iHiHtalu IiIh rcpiitatlcn.  mmm*nm*'i"^,'i  e.  Jm\ B     "<0  5/  It. /_ '������>  n.Jr  fill I'M St*/  A Alt'*  m\  J*\ m     V   4X^  TrH'FA (!TOR ������  m a v r\ra jjqk> r* ati v  B/8/    mfmS mfm _#W  **tmmW*M**mm*    '  W.   N.  U. 10J-itfc  SOLO   ItV  ALL   COVhSHUTT  AUIWI8  ____________________���������___���������________���������__���������__________________* ffiFTTC T_.ir<VTIBWt CEESTON/B. ���������_  Bl  !--������  yn  a%B__mi  _.0jrr tv__a������ a. truss.  .anntfvnKBf _������������3__:  obnoxious  - _- , is........   ���������__. .**__.  "VV onderfu!. _���������*<_    s p r 1 n _������������������.,-or  pads. Automatic Air Cushions. Binds and draws  tho broken parts together  aa you would a broken  I'mtr. No salves. No plaster.. No lies. Durable,  cheap.   Sent  on trial to  jrove it.   1. till infortttnlioii a.id booklet FREE.  C. ������. BROOKS. 206S State St.. Marshfill, Mich.  MOTHERS"!  j Dun'I   T&i\   Jo   procuT-j ,  MRS. WmSLOWS SOOTHING SYRUP  Por   Your   Children   Whllo   Teething  It soothes the Child, Softens the Gums.  Allays the Pain, X>lspels Wind Colic, and  5s   the  Best  Remedy  for~-fj_tfantile  Diarrhoea.  TWENTY-FIVE CENTS A BOTTLE  Tumors, Lupus cured -without kn'_a or g  . pain. All work guaranteed. ^____TBooi! R  DR. WIX.Ui__S, SpoclalUt on C-ii_ar.  2305 Uu-rernitrAva. 3. E. Mura-oD.lis,-lino..  Attracting Settlers  When  Hubby   "Lights   Up1  for his after-dinner smoke, be  sure he ihas a match  which  will giyeyhim a  steady  light,  first stroke;���������Ask your Grocer  79 e*  IO'  "GOtDEN  TIP  9 9  J  'ii^jnjt!_a  One o������ their many Brands  Huge Colonization Plan of the CP.R.  Attended by Gratifying Results  ' A'n idea of the magnitude of the  work done by the C.P.1U department  of natural resources may*-, be gained  from the fact that, though it has only  been in existence for two years, it has  4,000 employees on its books. The  chief work in whioh it is engaged is  the sale'and colonisation of the .vast  holdings o,t" the company iu the west,  some _,000,00O acres in amount^to bo  exact. A fundamental change was  made two years ago by the company  in the manner of the dt-yusui of the  lands belonging to the company. Heretofore, land was sold by the company  without any restriction as to the 'use  to which it was to be put. That is to  say, the company sold large, parcels  to speculators,'who held the lands for  large' profits to the thwarting of the  very purpose the company had in  view���������namely, the settlement of the  country���������an object it has set itself  from the beginning. The Canadian  Pacific determined that no more land  should be sold to speculators. All the  unsold lands were withdrawn from  sale for speculative purposes and the  work of colonization- No land is sold  by the company without an assurance  of the intention of the purchaser to  reside on and develop the land so purchased. This principle was so framed  in order to attract to Western Canada  the best kind of agricultural worker,  whether from North America, Great  Britain, or Northern Europe. The  terms of payment were spread over  20 years. This is a generous provision, which has not been equalled in  any other country in the world. It  has attracted an admirable class-  families a not perhaps well off, but  sturdy, ambitious to get on, and* determined to own their own lioines.  -Thenew department has been a great  success; and is being prosecuted with  vigor under the direction of Mr. J. S.  Dennis, the head of it.  AND HEALTH PERILS  and DISINFECTS  THIS LYE IS ABSOLUTELY  PURE. THEREFORE TOTALLY  DIFFERENT FROM THE  IMPURE AND HIGHLY ADULTERATED   LYES  NOW SOLD.  Mt_V__fl  Anaemia Comes so Gradually That tbe  ���������v. _____" p..,..���������-1��������� ������>-_.i-_-_  I ivhiii ._*-/*?- wv-j ; itwSt.i.ue  u._  !<4C  Ha"  JUMtu  Until the TronMaf Has Upon Her  _'_������_   In   a   tidclinii  M>A������--  -������ uivvi -  ihe   i1**-,.V. r"ur;sc   There is not the smallest doubt that  the Kaiser, hoped in 1914 to repeat the  feat of -1870.   He boasted at the outset, "In.a fortnight, yes, in a fortnight  mv troops will be in Paris."   He little  understood the antagonist with whom  he had to deal.   It was not the France  1870.     At   first,   indeed,   the   French  army, taken by" surprise, outrai-^bered,  ill-supplied with material and without  heavy artillery, suffered, as the French  general staff has frankly admitted, a  series,   of severe defeats.   But, if the  French line bent under the terrific German .blows,    it never broke.    If the  army recoiled, it never uncovered the  vitals' of France.     And in the  dark  hourtf when it seemed as though God's  justice had vanished from earth and  as if nothing could stem the murderous march of the Huns, the courage of  the French people never quailed; their  unity .-* never    was    shaken.���������London  Daily* Mall.'. '    '��������� _/_  The "Real Liver Pill���������A torpid liver  means a disordered -system, mental  depression, lassitude and in tbe end,  If care be not taken, a chronic state  of debility. The very best medicine  to arouse the liver to healthy actio*  is Parmelee's Vegetable Pills. They  arei- compounded of purely vegetable  3iib8tances of careful selection and no  other pills have their fine qualities.  They do not giipe or pain and they  are'agreeable to the most sensitive  stomach.   ���������  A good story Is being told of a gentleman not unknown In musical  circles. He Is rather proud- of his  ���������/ocwl abilities, Recently he attempted  hi -public to render "The Owl" A  friend afterwards remarked that the  music was not, suitable to his com-  ,m_B, and that ho should get it In tho  'key C. Our friend immediately marched off to n music shop and announced.  ���������I want 'The Owl* in C.'  "Very sorry," replied tho salesman,  "wn-hnvo not got 'The Howling Sea.'  but *wo nun do you * Rocked in tho  Uradio of iho Deep.' "  Mlnard'a  . . lend,   i"  Liniment,     Lumberman's  Treatment of Prisoners  hf regard to its treatment of prlson-  . mytiH In-Homri othor matters, tho German govornomnt ha_ boon establishing a record which will havo to bo  lookod Into judicially when tho war is  ovor. Navy prlBone.s, cupturod at sen,  it; has none; for on occasions whon Uh  oificui-H -uiild ahvo j-uvcil our at-Uov.*,'  lives thc.y havo preferred to let thorn  Jrown- 'British prlsoiic.ii captured In  tlit. fighting hy land and Brill, h olv'l-  ians  Interned  in Germany    have    In  SO 111 I!    -IIHCS   tilii   t)Uf   AO\ C.lilUt<.*U    h.iV_  .i.atcd tlnit thoy know from first-hand  t'vldeuco)* bo������u treated with horrible  brutality;' .1ml In moro numorous Instances have boon und or rod, Insufficiently olothod ami overcrowded In  ���������������������������old, iluHc, lll-votit.llati. I buildings.���������  i.ondon'Chronicle.  "Woman's   -work   is   more    wearing  than  man's   because  it  lasts  almost  every waking hour.   There is no eight  or nine  hour day  for the breadwinner's -wife and often she toils under  the   greatest   difficulty   because   her  strength is below what it should be.  The woman who is indoors all day is  very  often  careless  about  what  she  eats and does not keep her blood/up  to  the  mark.    It becomes thin  and  poor,  which  maker,  her  weak, headachy,  tired,  breathless  and liable to  pains   in   the .back.���������    and  sides,   the  scourge of iier sex.   New blood will do  wonders for the woman who is tired  out,  who  aches  all  over  when  she  rises in the morning and feels unaccountably   depressed.    She can  gain  new blood now, and drive away the  pains and aches and tiredness if she  will   take   Dr.   Williams'   Pink   Pills.  They have worked marvels for other  women and will do the same for you  if you are weak, tired, depressed or  suffering  from  backaches    or    side-  aches.   Mrs- Elmer C. Taylor, Calgary,  Alta., says: "I was so run down with  anaemia that I  could  scarcely walk  without aid;   I was not able to leave  the house.   I had no color, no appetite,  and   was   constantly     t;*ou'b!ed   with  headaches, dizzy spells and a general  disinclination  to   move   about  or  do  anything.   My friends did not think I  would get better, and even the doctor  was apprehensive.    I was constantly  taking medicine, but it did not do me  a particle of good.   One day a friend  asked it' I had tried Dr. Willlafhs' Pink  Pills, and I decided to do so almost as  a forlorn hope.    After I had used a  few boxes there was a decided change  for the  better, and people began to  ask what I was taking, the change was  so  noticeable.    As 1  continued    the  Pills my color camo back, I could eat  my meals regularly, thb headaches and  dizzy spells ceased, I gained In weight  and took a now Interest In life, my  cure   being  complete.    I   havo   told  many sickly women and girls what Dr.  Williams'  Plnlc Pills did  for mo and  urged  them to tako them and shall  continue to do  so, knowing what a  splendid medicine Ihey are."  It.vory weak und ailing woman who  will follow Mrs. Taylor's example and  givo Dr. Williams' Pink Pills a. fair  trial will find now Health and strength  through tholr use, Sold by ull medicine dealers or sent by mail at 50  cents a box or six boxes for $2.50 from  Tho Dr. Williams* Medicine Co.,  nrocUviJlc, Ont  There was a r.nutll party in tho commercial room of tho Red Lion discussing tho merits of novoral public, men-  "T ltd! yi.,������ H'tid Mr. Sandy _ToN,.b, "all  groat men nro Scots. It has always  boon so, and ever will be���������there!" A  HtLlo man In tho.cornor Biiggostcd that  Hhalcofipouri' wasn't a Scotsman. Mr.  M. .hi. trio������,������*���������������v<**d nt him. "it's nil vory  wcol, my man; nnylng that Htmicc-  HpiMirtt w������������h no Scot, hut, Judging from  his great, abilities, I should say there  Is a strong suspicion ho camo from  Scottish.  anceBtorH."  "What is a sciihc of humor'.1"  "A ecu:���������'*- of humor," replied Mr.  Urowciior, "in wiihi. tttitiv������*������ .mu i.������'-*h  at something that, hujuioin.  to  sonitv  IXJIiy   Mlilt.**   *VJ������Hill    l*,l������l������HJl   i..u..v    ,- ������..  it it- happened to you"  t'l    M    II    *inr,p.  MuiLk' a man charges hlu nilsdcedft  up to his nneo'.'ton*.  The Mistaken Opinion, Generally  Prevalent, That High Gravity Gasoline   is  the   Most   Efficient  The following are some extracts  from a series of articles entitled  "Gasoline: Some Aspects Of It," which  was published in "Motor Age," during  November, 1911:  "It is difficult to approach' the subject of gasoline without having to  deal with gravity. The first question  a motorist asks after he has his tank  filled is, 'What gravity?'     ;  "Car owners have, tihie without end,  asked for 70 or 76 gasoline and yet  did not know *what they were asking  about. ���������: Ignorance in this matter has  been exhibited time and time again in  track and road races. One concern  would notuse anything but 85 gravity  gasoline because they claimed it was  quicker and more powerful���������hence  the car would make better..speed. In  the same meet, another concern w;ould  not use anything but 56 gravity on the  ground that it gave more power and  was faster. Here were the two oppos-  ites. In the race, it happened that the  car with the 56 beat the car with the  85. The i-ace proved one thing���������that  the 56 had more power in it, gallon  for gallon, than the 85.  "Gravity simply; means weight-  There are two scales in common use:  Specific and Beaume.- These scales  ���������simply tell us the relative weight of a  liquid compared with water. In the  Beaume scale, water is taken at an  arbitrary point, being 10. A liquid  weighing less than water is expressed  by figures higher than 1.0. It wiii be  seen that a. liquid that: is 50 degrees  Beaume is lighter than water, but  heavier than a liquid that is 70 degrees Beaume. Iny other words, the  higher the numerals, the lighter the  liquid; the lower the humerals. the  heavier the liquid. When we buy a  gallon of 70 gravity gasoline, we know  we get fewer pounds than when we  buy 60 gravity, and as we always buy  by the gallon and not by the pound, it  would , seem we get more for our  money by buying the lower gravity  gasoline.  ' The  thing that puzzled    us most  about   gravity  was  the   fact  that  it  never seemed to stay 'put.' When we  tested it intone section of the country,   we   obtained   a   different   result  from that secured in another section.  For instance���������working with., gasoline  in the Atlantic coast states, we reached the conclusion that we must have  a gasoline of about 66 gravity.   When  we   got   lower  than   this,   we   found  difficulty in starting a car, and when  we got a higher test gasoline we- did  not get the power, and so It we had  stopped here, we would have unhesitatingly said 'Use gasoline as near 66  gravity as you can get.* But to our  surprise when we got into Ohio and  experimented   with     gasoline   made  from Lima crude, we  found that 62  gravity gave the best results. Working farther west, with gasoline made  from   Kansas   and   Oklahoma   crude,  another surprise met us.   Fifty-eight  to 60 gravity gasoline showed up best  in every test.    Texas and California  crude pvoved most    satisfactory    at  about 56 gravity.    But we must confess wo wore surprised when we tost-  ed a gasoline that was purported to  bo mado from Borneo crudo which had  a gravity of 42 dogrees. This gave excellent results.  "What did this all means? It seemed  to toll us plainly and * unmistakably  that gravity wns not jx true standard.  Tt established the fact that the gravity of gasoline is always heavier or  lighter, corresponding to the crude  from which it .is produced.  " 'If gravity Is not a true tOBt, what  Is?' We found ournolveo asking tho  question long before wa had pro-  grossorl thin fur In our Invostigation.  It seemed *" "h that tlio refiners must  have some mothod of ascortninlng  whether or not a gasoline will moot  certain requirements. There must bo  some reason why 58 Kmvil.y Kansas  gasoline performs the same an the 0t)  gravity Pennsylvania.  ' Ah a mutter of fact, giiBollno In  known "to the rotlnnr idmply as a  nifMiibnr of tin. nnptha family. Tho re-  iinor known u>ni di'i.tiiiftiitjheii o.u'li  member of this family, not. by gr.'ivl.y,  but by boiling .points, lie knows it  would ho lmpo:*.r.ihlr> to make his  goods uniform by using the floodm;  slumlord of grnvlty, but knowing the*  boiling points, ho can dopond upon  tho quality of the goods. It Is not. dif  ficult to understand what boiling point j  means.    It is the point on a'Fahren-i  heit thermometer  at  which   a  liquid  will begin to boil.  "The refiner distils a given quantity  gabuiiue aud while it is j~i the process of distillation, ascertains iu what  point each 10% will boil, until the entire quantity is evaporated or distilled.  In this manner, he determines what is  known as the initial boiling point, as  well as the maximum boiling point  and all intervening boiling points.  "Our interest centres more particularly in gasoline best adapted to motor  use. What have boiling points to do  with this? Everything. We want an  engine to start quickly. Low initial  boiling points tell the story. It evaporates or volatilizes quickly in cold  weather and starts quickly. It is possible to produce from some crude oil,  gasoline having as low boiling points  and much lower gravity than is produced from other "crudes. High gravity does not necessarily mean low initial boiling points, and unless we have  low initial boiiing points, there will  be trouble in starting a car no matter  how high the gravity is. So that for  easy starting, a certain percentage of  low boiling points is absolutely essential. Given this percentage, it is just  as essential that the other fractions  show gradually rising and higher boiling points."  These statements in "Motor Age"  show conclusively that gravity is not  a true test of quality iu motor fuel.  Heat units determine the power in  a gallon of gasoline. The higher the  gravity the less heat units contained  therein per gallon.  Hence high gravity gasoline means  fewer miles per gallon. If motorists  generally appreciated this elementary  fact of physics; .there would be less  demand foi* high gravity and more emphasis on low initial boiling point,  which is what the man who-drives a  car is really concerned about. Hign  gravity gasoline has been demanded  because high gravity has erroneously  become associated with rapid' vaporization and freedom yfrom starting  troubles. As a matter of fact, what  really determine's quick starting is the  boiling point of the gasoline, not its  gravity;.- '������������������":'  One consequence of the fallacious  insistence on high gravity gasoline  has been the marketing of mixtures  and blends which are anything but desirable from the motorists' point of  view. A very high gravity gasoline,  generally produced by condensing gas  under pressure is mixed with a heavier product in order that the average  WI   ^L Wp *^m  *tf *Mt w^*   on  A woman wants  her summer Dresses���������  her "frilly things"���������her  fine .mens���������to look their  whitest and daintiest���������  she is very particular  to use  LAUNDRY STARCH  It  gives   that   delightfully satin finish.   :    t  YOUR  GROCER  HAS   IT  59  ine v-anada Siarch Co. Limited, tvioniieal  __-r ������-?���������������������������-*--���������������������������- -%-������������-"-- ��������� *.������-������ .V*. -������%���������_ . + -^. _-l.*-k -ii-ltl . #���������_ A _____  gittViL^    iuaj    %j\sixk\** ������x*.   \.\j   ������.*__-o   ������-!_������*.. __-t_.   *_i ���������  mand for high gravity gasoline. The  difficulty with this, is that the two  gravities separate out in the tank.  The lighter fraction passes on first,  leaving a heavy residue which makes  trouble in starting and is responsible  for a great deal of the carbonization  so, often complained of.  The first requisite of a motor fuel  is that it be a homogeneous, straight  distilled product. By straight distilled  is meant the gasoline which is obtained by a straight cut of one fraction  of the crude during the refining process.  Instant  Eelief  Paint on Putnam's  Extractor tonight, and  corns feel better in the  morning. Magical tho  way "Putr.am's" eases the-pain, destroys the roots, kills a corn for all  time. No pain. Cure guaranteed. Get  a 25c bottle, of Putnam's Extractor *_o������  day.''  y  Drop  Out  FUEE TO ALL SUFFEHEifi  If roufeel'our of sorxi_"rum Dowtt' *got tlieB_uit������*  -OFFER from KJDNBV, BLADDER, NERVOUS DISKASKfi.  CHROMIC \V_AKN_SS,UI.CeR5.SKl_ ERUPTlOiNS,_>Il-B������.  write for FREE cloth bound medical book ot*  these disease- and WONDER. U[.C!_R8S effected fcr  THENBWFREI.eH REMEDY, fio. H������IS.-  lT Fl 1__ ^_?^_Pl ������ WySursefrmtll  in-r-raed. for YOUR OWN ailment. Ap.olutbiji' ~R������S  No'follow ap-.circulars. No obligations. DR. __C_RK_  MED.CO.HAVERSTOCK RD.H AUPSTKAD I-0_I-ON,EB������  WS  WA.MX  XO. J-KOVE   -H-KAPIOM Wl-.t. CVBS ttSS.  fintxii  _?rho__e_  _.������UWU-f  condition is cofsting him  oay iiiey are  ma. _    i_r_���������__   tb_^_.x  ine .-.very  joc������l  MR.    J.    A.     HILL    TELLS    WHAT  DODD'S   KIDNEY   PILLS   DID  FOR   HIM  He   Suffered   For   Four  Months   From  Kidney Trouble, But Found Quick  Relief When He Used Dodd's  Kidney Pills  Sixty-Nine Comers, Out.���������(Special).  ���������"I know that Dod.i's Kidney Pills  aro the very best of meuleines." Such  is the statement made by Mr. J. A.  Hill,' a well known resident of this  place.  "I was sick for six months," Mr.  Hill-continues. "My troubles started  from a cold that seemed to settle in  my back. My joints were stiff and  I had cramps in iWy muscle:.., my appetite was iltful and 1 was heavy and  sleepy after ' meals. I had a bitter  taste In my mouth and 1 was always  tired and nervous.  "I used four boxes of Dodd's Kidney  Pills and the great benefit they did  mo is what makes me say, 'They aro  the best of modicinoB.' "  Dodd's Kidney Pills cure side Kidneys, and Mr. Hill's symptoms are  the symptoms of Kidney disease, consequently lie found quick relief in  Dodd's Kidney Pills. They always cure  Kidney disease-  Magistrate���������Everybody says the  mnir drowned lilmself, hut you insist  it was nn accident. What are your  rcanomi?  Pat���������Sure and thoy found a bottle  of whlflUey in his pocket, and if he'd  "drowned himself on puipoHO he'd have  drunk that lirst.  Tho choapnoHH of Mother CiravcR'  Worm Extormlnatov put;, it within  roach of all, and it can bo got. at any  drugglaL'w.  Road Improvement Should be Consid-  j-K*������j_lj-J   '    ������������������       '&l>������iMi_i.    n DnA*tA>������li!AM  When it takes four horses to pull an  empty wagon to town and wheat is going off iri pviee each day: when ths  mail carrier gives up in despair, and  the children cannot get to school, the  farmer cannot help wondering how  much .-..A-this,  each day.  Figure as he may, he cannot get  away from the fact that good roads  are indispensable to agricultural pros-  ;perity. ,-.  ��������� The city dweller.'.'is alike concerned.  The farm on a good road has scores  of possibilities for the development of  its resources to every one open to the  farm, on a poor road.. Increased profits  mean increased expenditures���������greater  buying powers. '  Iu the early days of poverty many a  county bonded itself for hundreds of  thousands of dollars to secure railroads to promote agricultural development. Three-fourths of all the freight  the railroads haul must sooner or later move over the public highways, and  every ton so moved is costing at ao  average rate of 23 cents per mile.  Verily, road improvement is a business proposition���������a matter of dollars  and cents.���������Dry Farming.  Rub It In for Lame-Back.���������A brisk  rubbing with Dr. Thomas' Eclectrlo  Oil will cure lame back. The skin will  immediately absorb the oil and It will  penetrate the tissues and bring speedy  relief. Try it and be convinced. Aa  tho liniment sinks in the pain comes  out and there are .ample grounds for  saying that Its touch ia magical, a?  it Is.  "Where's old Fouv-Flngercd Pete?'1  asked Alkali lice, in the wild and  woolly west. "I ain't seen him around  since I got back."    ,  "Pete?" said the bartender. "Oh, he  went up to One Tree Gulch and got  shot. He saw 'smoke comin' out of a  hotel door, so ho put his heud In at  the window and hollorcd 'Fire!' and  everybody llred."  Hud   ship's  knee nnd  log,  anchor    fall , on  mf  nnd knoo swelled up  and for six duya T could not move It  or got help. I then started to uso  MlNAilD'S LINIMENT and two hot-  tics cured  m.\  PROSPBll Fi.uausoN;  Elalo���������Whon Betty married old  Moneybags sho gave her ago as _r>.  Sho'H older than tit....  V'io ���������-C/u. 1 uniii>i>-:.,- ;,.k ;���������'"tv.vf il *_*..'-  third off for <_udi.  Palrlco���������in thoro anything as- bad  aa being all di'twaed up and nowhere  lo go?  ponolopo���������Yes; lixing for company  und having nobody call.  The Self-Deluded  Young Doctor What Ulr.s! of ?'������������������-  -*"'**-l :*.' do vn\\ n*v! it h'*1.'lout to oiifi'1?"  Old Doctor ---'.hone who have nothing tho inutlor with them.  Toddy���������Ili.'n a man posuofiwod of  groat roposo.  Molly- Then 1   don't   nc-.o   why   ho  can't afford  to givo  ino  a  llttlo Wat.  im.il  'fmmm\\     VMN^  _____!    ���������_______  ifSmSSZA  yf*"* mt .#������%    **%,  ^m**5m       >*tisr*       *mW^^*\  19  ���������na _ SI ������=    t__. IV������.& k\Jx'  _. V _-_     V    A 4->  ���������  | Watch this space for  Local and' Personal  100.  Plants for. Sale���������SOe.   per  F.'W. Ash. Creston.  Cabbage  Announcement  Special Offer  OrestenDrisg  .0.  Phone 67  Book Co.  CRESTON  Dance in Mercantile Hall on Dominion Day evening, July 1st.  Birth���������At Creston, on June 20tb,to  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Putnam, a son.  Mrs. F. H. Jackson will not receive  on Thursday nest, nor again this season.  Mr. and Mrs. Q, Erickson of Cranbrook' were week-end   visitors   with  -_._. ,i   _*���������������������������   T- ...*.*���������  X1X.X.    OA.'v*     X.1X.XO.   **KJXX*XWXI.  Lawn social to-night at the residence  of Chas. Moore, vmder the auspices of  Christ Church Ladies Guild.  Two extra express cars are being  hauled these days to handle the berry  shipment from points in the Valley.  Mrs, McKay of Moyie, who was with  her mother. Mrs. Lupton, during her  recent illness, returned home this  week.  Mrs,. G. J. Saies of McGiiiivery, B.  Cm arrived in Creston this -week'-to  visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs, Leamy  and other friends. A  June 30 is the last date on which dis-  n   Ko _x_.. oir-o.*i    ._���������������-     rvr'Jivivw'hll  -_~a____j_J"_*_^__S3-__S_____^  s r.   X .XL fill  Lifnitod  B.C  was added  _������ ������������__  i*  CRESTON  Head  Offices  CALGARY;  VANCOl  VER- EDMONTOa.  M  s_r  ������_-__.  A TP  .ft.  i  Wholesale and Retail  Fish.  Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  is Season  We have the eroods. and  oaf pr ces are reasonable  Circle Tour through  Revelstoke atf f ootony  A splendid vacation trip for  teachers and others. Very  low fares from all stations ;  good for three months. $22  from Calgary.  To Eastern Canada  To points in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova  Scotia, and |Prince Edward  Island at low fares. Liberal  limits, stop-overs and diverse routings.  Panama-Pacific and  San Diego Expositions  *-kS*  Reduced fares from all  points. When Kointf to tho  -Expositions or tho Pacific  Coast it will profit you to  travel through your wonderland the Canadian Rookies  -viHitiupr Banff. ..alto lionise, Field, Glacier, thence  via Vancouver.  R. Brown of Cranbrook  to the   C.P.R.  station   stats* here   on  Thursday   of last week   for the  fruit  shipping season at least.  A government power sprayer for use  in the valley under the supervision of  L. R, Hartill, resident horticulturist  arrived the. latter part of the week. ���������  So fax this season Tuesday has been  I the heaviest day for strawberry export  j by express. ������83 crates went east from  ! the live   Valley shipping   points that  jday.  j The demand for poles would seem to  | be on the increase. During the last  [week   the  Canyon City Lumber  Co.  loaded  and  shipped 19 cars of  them  from the Canyon.  Railway tr-aifie seems lighter than  usual this week. On Monday Conductor Jackson picked up two passengers  between Cranbrook and Creston���������at  Canyon City, to Creston.  The Creston Valley's first straight  carload shipment of strawberries went  east from Duck Creek on Sunday,  there were over 800 crates in- it and  the fruit reached Calgary in splendid  shape.  A. L. Dundas, junior in the Bank of  Commerce here up till October last,  when he was transferred to Greenwood, and later on to Vancouver, has  enlisted at the terminal city, in the  Irish Fusiliers.  Lieut. Hicks of Cranbrook, who was  here for a week recruiting for the all-  Kootenay Regiment, and who went to  Vernon with the corps, has been ordered to Ottawa to take a course in the  manipulation of machine guns.  Mrs. Jos. Wilson is this (Thursday)  afternoon hostess at a miscellaneous  shower at her home in honor of Miss  Waddy, primary teacher at the Ores-  ton school, whose marriage to Mr.  Chas. Huseroft will take place early  next month.  School closed for the summer vacation on Friday.. Miss Woddy, teacher  of the primary room, whose marriage  is announced for July 7th, was the recipient of numerous gifts from her  pupils. Two new teachers will be on  the staif next term, as Mr. Sparks has  also resigned.  The genuine sympathy of the Valley  people generally goes out to Mr. and  Mrs. Hugh MeCroath, who had tho  misfortune to lose thoir young son on  Sunday. The little fellow, though  only ten days old, was a very popular  member of the MeCroath homo and his  death is very keenly felt,  Miss Marion Svvanson of Sirdar, who  was here writing on tho Entrance  examination, was the guest of Miss  ivatlieihu. tteuld, Misses Kflfle Johnson and Sarah W ood, the Canyon City  candidates, woro with Mrs. George  I-todorick and Mrs. Georg. Huseroft,  while the Alice Siding scholars, Misses  Alice Carr and Bertha Pease, were  gut-Ht_ of Mrs. Hayes.  The board of water commissioners  appointed under the WaU*r Act, 1014,  taxes.  Horse, harness and'buggy for sale  In good shape and will sell right. Ap  ply Review Ofbice.  Thursday is Dominion Day���������a public holiday., The stores will be open  all day next Wednesday.  J. C. Newmarsh of Vancouver is  holding down the teiior's wicket ai. the  Bank of Commerce during Mr, Orook-  ston'e vacation.  Flour buyers, who purchased on Friday and Saturday found the price  down 20 cents a hundred. It went  back'to the old figure on Monday.  J. M. Crookiston, teller at the Bank  of Commerce, tmd Frank Ebbutt left  on Saturday on a two-weeks* usiiiug  and hunting trip at Harrop and other  "Wf_:t-. Arm tioints.  A patriotic service is announced for  Sunday morning iu the Presbyterian  church. There will be appropriate  music and a special address on "Loyalty."   All are invited.  C. M. Jackson, head of the Jackson  Fruit Co., Regina. Sask., was here a  few days this week, on a trip over ���������,? *  fruit-growing sections of B.C. He left  for Vernon on Wednesday.  THE   HOME  OF   THE  TRANSIENT  OOMMODIOUS  SAMPLE  ROOMS  THE BEST AND  MOST\  MI/M9I1J    _a_B.   AJ^TCI       Bm\t  g      B~nmf*T���������m0Pmm,mmam%    m B -m0-t   mm, m*m     _-*���������-.       _  |     THE KOOTENAYS      I  Run on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled service it-  all departments. Kitchen  staff finch-din.- cookll all  white ladies. Every comfort  and attention given to guests  The bar is s upplied with  onlv the best brand of e_>ods.  i  m r  D. L. McLaurin, principal of the  provincial Normal School at Victoria,  and a former high school inspector,  was here on Monday in connection  with the H.S. and Entrance exams.  Mr. J. J. Walker, the well known  optician of Nelson will visit Creston  on July 5th and 6th, at the Mercantile  Co. store. People suffering from eye  trouble should bear these dates in  mind.  The Mercantile Co. displayed the  first merchantable 1915 potatoes on  Saturday last. They were from the  E. Midford i������anch. The new tubers  will be quite common hy the end of'  the month.  Here it is the 25th'and nota June  wedding yet recorded. Look as if there  vv3,5 SO-ju������_>ui_-g .ill  x>-.~:^t.������,_��������� __-V_->_,'  JLVT7������5_ovx txx   y*vwo  the eligible   yo\n_g  -  mark about  thinking more of June bugs than June  brides this year.  T. J. Lancaster, who disposed of his  general store here ,in April to S. A.  Speers, has locatedin Calgary, Alberta,  where he has bought a hardware business.     Mrs. Lancaster and  children  ni  i _���������_  1-  nr*.    4">-_ -  ,._������.    ivrAAt    XMKXM.X    UJU-*C--_. *t>   X^tMX *  I*   T___Trr  SSiriners  A Hpooinl train, Calvary to  Seattle, July 10th. Fare  $:. 1.10. fVirrenpondinft litres  from other points.  I'.l I tiv-Jtl.ttH   IVl'llt  or from  iii*.'uv_t, A Kent  43f������ B*nw&mB  !*���������;..���������    P.i.i.i,wt,r<..|.   A .''>-itt.   t*n)iMvv  f.nt ������t the eourtliouw* on Thurndny  afternoon and Friday morning last,  whim close to thret. do/,nt v.nmin tt(Ttn>  tlng streams flowing Into Kootenay  River, south of Kootenay Lake, wore  heard. Messrs, i.Hnoo, Btark, Callen-  tier nntl other ranchers In that section  diiNftiinued wl(,h theboawl the inatttM' of  putting In a reHervoIr up Hlu mot Creek,  ������/���������#���������,*(������* *  ...... ������ - .  4 1.    .  (J****-.  ,���������* ****t  round, and tuny iitKh'Huke the pi<oj<'ct  jointly Inter on. Complaint wtiHtna.de  that owing to the C.P.R. tank not being   provided wltli a shutol). a great  Arrangements are well under way  for the citizens picnic at Huscroft's  grove, under L.O.L. auspices on Monday, July 12. There will be no speeches, but all sorts of amusements for old  and young, Mrs. Payne will operate  a refreshment booth.  An unusually interesting 10-cent tea  under Red Cross auspices was that  held by Mrs. A. J. Collis, assisted by  Mrs. Lyne, on Tuesday. The roomy  vei'andah doing splendid service in accommodating the numerous guests,  The funds were increased by $8 which  is to be used for tobacco for wounded.  The Red Cross depbt over Speers'  store will be open on Tuesday afternoon. Will those who have personal  property bags to make please bring  them in on that day. Will those who  have sold tags bring the proceeds in  also. Sox are still needed in thousands.  Thero is wool ready for those who can  knit.  For its age and size the Creston  branch of tho Bank of Oommorce  about heads the list of branches of that  institution in supplying mon for overseas military service. To date four at-  one-time employees havo enlisted;  Messrs. Rogers and Baston now on the  firing lino in Franco; Horspool at Vernon, and Dundas at Vancouver.  Wc have juot hoard from Teddy  Maione that the all-Kootenay Regi-  mont reached Vernon tho second nighl;  out from Creston. At tho timo of  writing (June 10) tho camp won -.till far  from comfortahlo in many respects.  Percy Neale, who wont to Viclorit.  with the Third Contingent, haw been  trar.f.ff.rred to the RUth*. 'Vtvl in now sit,  Vernon.  Creston Methodists are observing  June 27th as Flower Sunday and patriotic Hervico, the following being tho  day's programme:  10.J10 a.m, Special Children's Service; theme, "The Threo .lacks"; recitations by MIhhch Kdua XIoIiiioh and  Aitiiitiy AiUiuk--.; nolo, ������'-ii_* ������"wii  Canadian Boyn,    Dorothy Carpenter.  11,!10 itiio. -Sunday School, Review  Day.  7.110 p.m.���������-Thome, "The Church and  National Development;  upoolal ������iuwI(J(  .. *,  Mllll  l><    ������>i_HH      lllllll  >.jit".i,i,. ������.<������������.���������_->������ ������������>���������������>  l.tj      ......    I.,....** .  ������                                                           ���������������  ...   tttt*.    tttttt.  K.I ,.M.������..������ ,^  .   > *         it  ,..������.,.A..������    .......        ilJb..  .1.....    ...........     .....        Krs.       W....w^\>������������.  tank overflow.  '  orjHNioti,    All are welcome  m SUB Bm*fm'm*Tm ������"  ������������_.   *rtm   U0m0ar&**&  mwMBa,  I  9BB  Buy Made-in-Canacia Implements  manufactured by the Massey-  Harris Company, the largest  manufacturers of Farm Implements in Canada.  Get our prices on Implements and  Sprayers before purchasing  elsewhere.  Creston Auto & Supply Co.  CRESTON       -       -~~B*C.  ir*.      r>s      TTv*w^*-r-r   *   -������-r     -������ g-  jtc. o. __������__. v ajn ;��������� ivianaeer  Watch for our Warm Weather Special  Announcement Next Week  The Creston Mercantile  Company, Ltd.

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