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 -Asmmmm  \  ^Wil  *4m5-  fx     _f>-i  '''Vx.-f?**  "���������_  f  ,0  \  ~4^  "**1^^W_i*i-t-ur������i������<-������7'  Vol. VII.  *-"CT>TT*_ A ^7"  a: jujXxjA. x,  JUNE 11, 1915  No. 21  Local and Fersonai  Cresfcon's supply of benjy?cups arrived on Monday���������a  carload 'of  about  50,000.   These, together witl*-. a sjmall  .stock on-hand* will take bareVof 2,600  crates of berries,     - 'v_~-  mi's, joennett - is having a bee at her  home on. Wednesday next; .T._r_e 16th  to make personal .property' bags for  the wounded soldiers going into hospital.   All ladies will be-welcome.  Creston Lodge Knights of Pythias  nominate their officers for the ensuing  term at Monday night's meeting. The  grand lodge has selected E. C. Gibbs  as deputy grand chancellor to conduct  the installation. '  Creston Orangemen are arranging  toJhave a monster citizens'picnic, most  likelyat Huscroft's, on ^Monday, July  12th. It is not likely there will be an  Orange celebration anywhere in the  Kootenays this yejur.  Quite a good'showing of sweet peas  in full bloom is to be seen in'the garden at Castle Forrester. , This year's  crop-of garden peas on the same place  should figure on the Sunday. dinner  menu at the same home;  Parties planning _a .fishing trip  should pass up Summit Creek. It appeal's to be almost cleaned out. On  Sunday there were twenty-eight anglers trying their iuck in the stream  and the day's catch hardly averaged  one each.  Express shipments of strawberries  commenced at all points in the Volley  on Tuesday. '_The_crop x& not coming  on quite as fast as expected, the  nights being decidedly .cool. The rush  will : commence about the 21st. from  presents appearances..       '^    ��������� *  Creston ranchers are warmed', that  /.wing to the increased, prevalent W  noxSo&s weeds tbrbughorit ^e^px-o-  vince more drastic action has been de-  ~������-ld.d upon to have them eradicated;  and this year the minimnm fine for  failure to observe the law is $25.  T I  Lawn socials with the customary i c_  cream'attachments are now coming  along. The Presbyterian Ladies' Aid  had one last night (Thursday) at Mrs.  Dow's. There is one on the 16th at  Mrs. Knott's, Canyon City, and on the  26th Christ Church ladies will haye  theirs, nt Chas. Moore's. ���������  It all the former employees of the  Creston Hotel who are now in the  trenches or truining for active service  should happen to meet in Berlin, for  vinstance, at one and the same time, a  Creston ' House Old Boys' reunion  would result sure. There are * at least  eight of them in the .ranks how.  Definite announcement is expected  t oday as to the exact spot in the Alice  Siding section;:at ;''.whicibi',Vthe^AO,P.K..  oustboimd express will stop daily to  pick tip soft fruit shipments. Ranchers  in thnt section, exjioet th export l.JWO;  crates of ..furies this season.";' The  stopping place will probably be at the  Staco Smith crossing.  Ox'ahhropk Herald: Ceo. F. Steven-  won, inrt.nii,u*������r of the Cranbrook <Tob-  liera, Ltd. was a Creston visitor last  Wodnoflday. Ho reports crops In that  district all In flno condition: The first  ���������shipment of Creston strawberries arrived In tho clty.tlpday and thoy are  excoilont. Says Mr. yStovensbh n * 'The  Ch'OBtop valley lu theOnostprodnotivo  vnlley T haveneen in Werttprn Canada."  Nelson News s The drilryin^y Indus*-  try,at Creston''h;os'':.V������Wch'ttci';t^ii'- stiitfe  of development itt which; ft Is able to  .iiippjy all the local demand and bavo  a surplus for export. By extending  the nilxod farming. Industry the dli.-  IriMi. iw able to keep ..money at homo  which w'HH -orniei'Iy^cut to tiie United  ������{,ni+iH. Www Kemlund , or elsewhere*.  This is good business for Kootenay  and Boundry.  The band's Investigation committee  Is continuing its labors in the matter  of Holectlng poHH||>k* sites for the band  stand tho tnuslclahn have decided to  erect,, while Uio tot ������>oxt the garage  Is generally acceptable, owing to the  fact, ^hat it ^uljoius O.P.It. property  and convoiilent'aceesrt to It might at  itny time lie cut off other locations  will be investigated pending a��������� confer-  mini who nupfc. narsnaw.  - Creston school wiii supply 12 of the  19 pupils who'wiii write on the Entrance examinations commencing here  on June 21st. Miss Munro will preside.  There has been a brisk demand for  telephpnes this week. A. Lindley has  installed one in his residence, another  was put in at Mather & Reid's. and  the third at Mr; Hall's. Canyon City.  A very successful Red Cross tea was  held at Mrs. M. Young's on Tuesday,  afternoon* with the result that $6,60  was addedv to the funds. The depot  wilLbe open on Tuesday to receive or*  give out work.  Teddy Maione, A. Biddulph and Roy  Currie are the latest from Creston to  sign on at Cranbrook for overseas service with the all-Kootenay Regiment.  This brings Creston's contribution to  this corps up to eight men.  It may interest you to know that  Foster, the weather prophet, who  quite often predicts things about  right, says June is to be a wet month,  after which things will clear up and  we .will have a warm dry summer.  With half a hundred at-one-time  residents of Creston on the firing line,  or preparing to get into action, Mayor  Little is about right in advising people not to believe more than half of  what you hear; and be sure that it's  the right half.  Barfing the little unpleasantness  last week with Saffron PetroshuK the  Canyon City Austrian, the'seven alien  enemies on Constable Forrester's list  are_ reporting regularly and on time.  One of them comes in from Yahk and  two from Kitchener.  " iUhe board of investigation, of water  rights is to hold a session in Creston  on Thursday afternoon, June 17, at 2  o'clock, for the purpose of ^ invesfcigat  iog all jelaiins as* to,.,water right*, of  ������tresa_������ Mos&tig^nbs rKd&mMf Ri v3.*"  south of Kootenay Lake.    _  Creston ^will have an independent  fruit selling agency this season under  the direction 'of D. S. Timmons, who  has secured a market for his own soft  fruit crop and - is also handling the  trade of a few other ranchers. He  will take care of some 1200 crates of  aof t fruits,  Tom Bundy left on Sunday for Duck  Creek, where he will be in charge of  the shipping end of the Co-Operative  Fruit Growers' Association soft fruit  business this season. Tbey will  handle between 4,000 or 5,000 crates of  berries. Two carloads of crates .and  cups were received by them last week.  Win. Ball, who is in charge of the  stockyards at Edmonton, Alta, is here  this, week hoping to purchase a couple  of carloads of general purpose horses.  The Indians are disposing'of some of  their surplus horseflesh at pretty fair  figures, the animals making good pack  horses which are in some demand/ in  ^Qrthojjp ;Alberta, ., ���������';.,���������-���������' -;Aa-:.  Messrs. Bevan, Lowenborg and Callander returned on Wednesday from  a week's' fishing trip.. They found  things so crowded 'at Summit that  they shifted down to Midge Crock; on  Saturday. Each brought homo a  sportsman's bag of rainbow and a fow  nice char, oho of the latter a 71-pound  samplo that Dick landed without tho  aid of gaff or not.       '        * ���������'';'/'��������� 'a-  Among tho items on the King's  Birthday (Juno 8) dinner menu at the  Frtlvheiid rqncfh wao a famlly-blze uiu_.  6f green pons of 1015 growth. Wo had  a samplo of thorn on Friday and can  vouch lavytheir quality and good size.  Thoy woro from' ordinary Reed, planted about tho ond of March. Tho Fairhead ranch is admirably situated for  early production of -out-door grown  p-arden stuff.  "15. Keddell had the ...IrM.i'-l.im* (o  lose his bungalow by flro on Sunday  morning, with practically all Its contents. He was away at the time, and  when John Bllnco, who (list noticed  tin. blny.fc, and some other neighbors  came on the scouo it was Impossible to  rescue anything but a fow old clothe*.  and a box of tools, which wen- near  the door. He iu-nt n (hWto account  for the flro, except thijf a tame chip-  miinlt, which bud the nip of thehouuc,  sl-lirted the 'conflrtirrnHoti h\> nil���������������*������*.���������-  lug a brertkfsst off asumdvof nint^beM  on the birder shelf.  B^_f������i_  ******  ntribtltors io a  W^c^rthy Cause  Creston Bbd> Cross Auxiliary  ���������wishes to acknowledge the following  donations receiyed on Sock Day.  In addition to* the hosiery they received four, tins of tobacco from  Mr. Cherrmgtojb, a supply of patriotic ribbon feir tags from Mrs.  Bennett, and $l'in cash from Buck  Creek.    Those ,who gave sox were:  --    Mr. McBean, 4 pairs  Mrs. S.' A..Stfpers, 3 pairs  Mrs. Lyne, % pairs  T. Crawford, 3 pairs  Mrs. Ebbut-fctjl pair  * Mrs. Mallandaine, 1 pair  ������_K- xtxix, y tuiey, -_ pairs  Jimmy Lancaster, 1 pair  . Isabel Lanca4t_*r, I nair  Miss Maddy, 4 pairs"  -    - Mr". "Gibbs.' 1 pair-  Mrs, M. Evatfs,.2 pairs  Mrs. Hendes-Jbh, 2 pairs.-      '  Mrs. M. Young, 2 pairs  Mrs. McMurtrie, 3 pairs -  Miss Franklin, 2 pairs  Mr. Hartill, 1 pair  Mr. WalmsleSvl pair  Mrs. Hayes,* 2 pairs' *  MiTS. Dow, 2 *^airs  Mi*s. Compton, 3 pairs   -  Mrs. Bennett, 2 pairs  Arthur Stark, >lpair  Miss D. Stark,"! pair  W- P. Ste-rk; 2 pairs  X>    6. _-K    I  ,*&������,!_  jlm  i^vrj_a.__,,   jl   ^rcftJL  -   A Friend, 2 pairs, and $1  Mrs. Cameron, 1 "pair  Miss Gibbs,- SSCpair ,  A Friend,r-2 pairs    *    -  Mrs. <T*rp-T-r_fa'>������ w_t r-o*T.q  Mvst. KndtCT4;pai?s     ~ -  j. . jq. t_aira_-_.er,-i pair  Mrs. Gibbs, 4 pairs  Miss ArrowSmith, I pair  Jimmy, Rose," and Lillian Cher-  ringcon, each(.3 piiirs  .  Red Cros3* ^Auxiliary bought in  "Creston, 48 pairs,       ;  ' -  J  ;*i���������^.���������,' ,.'     -  *���������       .'   '    t - *������ x'r  -M^l���������(*fc1ns'|.ar^cnl^?5amps^  sox is at &,n end citizens _.re reminded that the Ahxilary welcomes  donations of soldiers hosiery at ,any  time. Just now' the Canadian soldiers overseas require 50,000 pairs  weekly, so there is little danger  of too many of them accumulating.  W. C. Forrester of Creston was an  official visitor last Friday.  A. Johnson of Moyie spent the week  end with Mr. and Mrs. Olson.  T. Clausen was a Cranbrook caller  last Wednesday and Thursday.  Some of the Canyon City boys were  up to the Meadows fishing on Sunday.  E. Hansen went to Cranbrook on  Saturday to enlist in the -54th Battalion.  Mrs."Andeen and daughter, Ellen,  spent Friday and  Saturday in Cran-  i-brook.  Some of the Creston people were  camped on Kid Creek last week trying  to lure the speckled beauties from its  depths.  Te'd Maione of Creston was a caller  one day last week. He seemed to be  in a hurry for the west; after missing  513 he hit the ties.  Messrs. Hendron and Hayden of  Creston spent a night in Kitchener on  their way up Goat River in search of  Mr. Bruin, They expect to make their  head camp at the mouth of Red Fern.  If Germany has adep������.*-'t-.**nep*"*of real  intelligence in. the United States it.  should report ,the action of the Connecticut manufacturers who as a result of the Lusitania disaster, have determined to make all the ammunition  possible for the Allies.  ALICE SIDING  Tom Jackes pulled his freight for  Creston on Monday, having caught a  place on the C.P.R. section gang.  ' Messrs. Churchill, Stewart and  Pease divided tlio honors for early  strawberry shipping this year, The  two former exported a crate each and  the latter two of theni on Tuesday.  Geo. Htiscroft and hiaroad..'gang put  the finishing teniches on the improvements to the highway up to tho Hood  ranch the early part of tho week-  Work on the new bridge should start  soon:1,'..'.',.'.',: ���������'>'./.���������...v      ���������.'���������'.���������'.������������������::w:''''v '  'Saturday' nights gale with rain  storm .accompaniment has flattened  the clovi-r crop, considerably. Cutting  will be slow as tlio machine can only  be  worked   ope  way  to  advantage  ,* ik%>*  o muo  y tell* tt* nuavy.  Victor Care, Geo. Hood /ind Chas,  Sutcilffo got back on Monday from a  fow days, fishing at Summit Oreelu  Oyer twenty mon woro thoro on Sunday trying their luck and tho fishes  were almost as numerous as fiahers.  Tho petition presented tho C.P.li. in  connection with areqtiobt fur a truin  stop somewhere noar here, shows an  estimated crop of 1,1100 crates of bor-',  lie.'.for .shipment from hers.. About  700 of them aro strawberry and 000  rasphorry.  Matt. Hagen has bin ganp* of rond-  makeiH busy cutting down and otherwise improving tho Smith hill and will  be busy thero all week. A. Miitthows  and Clarence and Earl Pease are the  Siding's lepi't'sentatives 011 tills job.  Dick Smith is with the Huhc. oft contingent.  W. A. P-wiso. who makes volunteer  t-pudn -ioiiioMnng ol a hobby, in counting on having now pnf Jttdos for IiIh  own line before Juno ilOLli, Tho tubers  are hi blout.0111 now. Mr. Churchill is  also experimenting with a very early  variety ami will lie a close kocoiuI,  At the time of writing thero Is still  nothing assured as to whether'the C.  P.R. will give us a tram stop or not���������  nor where it will pull up, though^he  Smith crossing is favored by the  majority of growers and the bigger  shippers partipularly.  kitchener  p^j~^t^<^J-y?A'  ���������"���������-���������s.v_-..  j-.^_.. .,-  xJur sS* V. Budget  Copeland is to build' a new $6,000  school this summer.  Dairy butter is retailing at 35 cents  at Cranbrook market.  The "lime company at Frank is operating one of its kilns.  The Polish interests in Fernie are  organizing a Polish Belief Fund.  The new C.P.R, Nelson-Kaslo boat  service is very unpopular at Kaslo.  Phoenix has 180 pupils in tho public  school and has nearly 600 men employed in tho mine.  Fearing aliens may tamper with its  water supply "Vernon now hn������ a guard  patrolling tho. reservoir.  Jeff Davis of Grand Forks broke his  right arm above the wrist, Wednes,-  day;, In cranking his motor it back  flred.,' Y,y.;'.;: .yyAa. ''>;:���������'���������'���������'..',-;���������..���������.���������" :���������';.'���������:  Cool weiither at the time the blossoms were falling is the cause of a  drop in the estimate of tho Okanagan  cherry crop.:������������������''���������.'.���������'     "..���������;���������';���������.'������������������ ������������������������������������', \:'..,-;''A.,-; y  ���������::'    ������������������'���������.'.'.���������' -������������������ ���������*> ���������   "���������������������������-;". -.'���������*'' ��������� '��������� ������������������''��������� -''.yy'".''!'.'y;��������� ���������  The O.P'R. has lowered tile freight  rate on apples from Okanagan points  to Vancouver froih 40 to 80 cents per  100 pounds in carload lots,    i ;���������'���������'..'���������������'���������.;''  The smelter at Greeiiwood is expected to resuiueoporations about Juno 20.  It has a normal capacity of 750,000  ppundH of blister copper monthly.  Vernon News: It i:. cafe to say that  there has not beqn such a wot spring  and early summer in tho history of the  Okanagan for the post twenty-five  years.  Over 2.103,000,OoO foot board mon������ure  is the estimate of available timber  tributary to tbe Kettle Valley railway,  the wpwoiuH being Douglas ilr,, yellow  pine, c*Mia_', h-m-iico and tamarack.        ���������  At Endei'by the school teachers havo  only received ono month's salary so  far this yoar. Unless the government  extends considerable financial relief  the t-choolu will nut ������������������������* opun after .uun-  mcr holidays.  At iiniii.su mooting of Vernon, women  last week u roMoiution wnn punned n������k-  Ing the city conncll to appoint women  policoiiieii to  cope with a likely inva-  ..������....'   #������.... 1..'*.������������������������      ...       .............     ...j������������.....     IMilUfJ,   tlit   k.llO  l������.������������lAn).l,*l.a  ������'..Htl  .���������    ������������������ ''   ��������� . ... -^        ".rf..v.^.,.J,*.U������������#.l  c<������ui|t> at Vernon.  Creston Casualty  ^���������~^^^  mm ^mmmn**\mx     >r      u  w    ������������������'OI-UMI^       _^_>      ~mt~hx~i)m'' IM  The names of two more Creston  men���������one with -the First and the  otli .r with the Second Contingent  -appear on the casualty lists. P.  W. Foote is now a prisoner in Germany, at *. Giessen^ slightly wounded, and Stanley Watson" is out of  the fighting, also slightly wounded.  Foote was in the thick of the  fighting at Yprez on April 2_. In  a postal card dated April 28th,  which reached W. S. Watson this  week, Foote says:  "You have, no doubt, heard  what happened to us on the  24th. Well, I was taken prisoner, and am now at above address. Am slightly wounded  with a bullet in tbe shoulder,  but its nothing. We are well  treated here, and the food is  good. Shall be glad to hear  how things arc going on the  , ranch."  On Wednesday night MV. Watson  was advised by wire that his son  Stanley's name appeared on the  casualty list just received at Ottawa, being set down as wounded.  The news" was old as earlier in the  week _ 0? rd dftted  Misty 22 reached  -_JT--_-  1   i   X  iIU.V_  __;_T_    ixulix    K7-/-UI., ni>a>u-_i{������  been admitted into the hospital  wounded and; am getting on well;  hopeiio be discharged soon."  The .Gernaans**w/ere in good luck  Itpget.Fpote^iHe was a.crack rifle  shot; a recent-fetter ifrom the front  giving him credit for putting ten  German's out of the way during a  short time he was on duty sniping.  With Billy Murdoch "Trilled in  aotion, and possibly W. Timms its  well; Messrs. Foote and Turner  prisoners of war, and Watson and  Hope amoijg the wounded,considering Creston has not more than  eighteen men overseas with thes. *  two contingents, the Valley is surely feeling her full portion of tho  horrors of the present war.  DUCK CREEK  Creston must .havo experienced  quite a social slump this week, nobody  from Duck Creek having been in.  Strawberry picking is. now occupying everyone's, attention to the exclusion of everything else. Even war  news takes ''iiybiick son,..  Messrs. 0. WiR;eni O, Carlson, ii.  and IS, Uri drone put to Canyon City  on Saturday last and took in the  dance nt Otto Johnson's.  For the wnnk. ending Wednesday,  June Oth, 100 crates of strawberries  have boon shipped out of Duck Creek,  of whieh 80 wore sent by J. J. Grady.  During tlio frii.lt season at least T,  Buttorfiold will conduct a small general store. All the necessities of life and-  qulto a few luxuries will bo kept In  stock and tho patronage of tho community Is respectfully solicited.  Messrs. Jrtck Bathlo and Jack Johnson returned from a two days trip tn  Summit Crook on Sunday. Jack Bathlo was packing about 50 lbs. of rainbow but we aro sorry to say be  couldn't, rapture one of tho-**. f. lb. r.hnv  that seemed so plentiful last week and  had to content himself wiMt two 4 lb,  specimens of that variety.  Berry Pickers Wanted  50 Bcny Picker* Wonted al  Duels, Creek- Start work Monday,  June 14th..   Picken mm! ptmiue  '1, + lm     *���������....      !..���������������. 4.   .   I    *    . T>*  C��������� f\ jl. ..   r.     *, r* '  elation of 1V$niutcl* B.C.  UL^l^lkj  ������mmatimm,m  mmmmmmWtmM  bjgut|g &'BE lift VIEW, CJ-t&STON., B. <U  DAYS 8F RHEUMATISM NOW OVER!  WQNDERFDL MIRACLES WORKED BY CMNERVIUNEy'  Its Strange Power  is   the  Marvel of Thousands it  Has Cured  You will welcome the good news  that "Nerviline" rapidly relieves the  most excruciating painsr  Nerviline penetrates deeply into the  tissue, and possesses ���������.pain-subduing  power at least-five times greater than  anything heretofore discovered. Its  curative influence upon rheumatic  pains is really'���������wonderful..'  Nerviline is offered to the people of  this community under a positive gu^������  antee of its reliableness. **"*  As a curative agent of severest pain,  every rheumatic should test this great  remedy.  Rheumatism is the greatest test  Nerviline lias to meet. It cures pains,  big and little, but to lheumatics especially it is a great blessing, just as  it is to those who suffer from nonral-  nit- sciatica 'ujMija***o stiffness ot* enlarged joints.  Remember this: There is nothing  harnifji. in Nerviline.  You can us s it freely ca your children for their aches and pains. It is dependable',; reliable, safe. Nothing to  equal good old Nerviline as a general  family remedy.  Get the large 50 cent family bottle; it is far more 'economical-, than  the 25 cent trial size. Sold by dealerst  everywhere, or direct from Tho. Cat  arrhozone Co.. Kingston, Canada.  Mail Order House  Failure1     Feeding Silage  Consumers    Begin    to     Realize That  Their Own  interests Arc  Best Tests   at  Brandon   and   Indian   Head  -     Served   if They   Patronize Show Economy Compared with  ���������     the Local Merchant Ha* and Grain  Many of our tanners, especially in   . I"  the  feeding woi% last year, at  the.more progressive communities in ; ^iau Head,    it was iound that the  he vest, are hymning to realize that   ������ihise mad.   a great improvement on  'heir  true  interests  aro Vest  served j the ordinary dry rations ot grain and  whon they support their own .uuuiry \  ax  11  OSS  town.  tl_  Thcv     hnve  Niirate of Lime  As a Fertilizer It Is Particularly Suitable  to   Peaty   and  Clay  Soils  Nitrate of lime     is  a  fertilizer   of  recent  iutrouuetion.  containing, from  12 to 14 per cent- of nitrogen present  in    a    highly   soluble  and. available  form.    This material is not pure calcium nitrate but is essentially admixture of this compound and lime. Its  manufacture on a large scale is mny  carried -   on     in   several    iSurOpeaii  countries���������notab.y   iu   Norway,  tria   and   France���������-and  though   there!  are   several  iirccesses  in    operation,  they are all the same in principle���������-  the* oxidation,   of   atmospheric   nitrogen    by means of an electric arc. or  flame   and   the   subsequent   neutralization, of the nitric acid so formed by  lime.  nks yet- there is but littie experience  on this continent with iime nitrate.  hut experiments of aa extensive nature which have been in progress for  so many years, ia England and other  European countrier. .go to show that  Its nitrogen, unit for unit.'is"'just as  valuable as that of nitrate <?������ soda.  It is considered S3 smoug the most  promising of the competitors of Chili  saltpetre in the fertilizer markets of  the world. As a source of immediately assimilable nitrogen it is cap-; .Au 0f  able nf wide application, but it is I g������a_a''A.s  thought it will be found, by reason "*  of its basic character, particularly  suitable  for peaty  and  clay   soils.  Field Root and  Vegetable Seed  Farmers   and   Gardeners   Must   Plan  Hew'-*'������ fi-irmtv far 1916  t     For   three   months   utter   ihe   oat-  i break of war much anxiety was felt  | throughout Noith America as to sup-  j p._et of Acid root-otul vegr>tafilv> seeds-  j 'that,  come- principally  from  the  war-  .rim*;  countries of Europe. . The  field  A'us- \ officers  of  the seed  branch' devoted  much of this time to a study of the  possibilities  of creating  a  supply  of  Canadian' grown  seed for 1.916 plaut-  s _r5_������__^f  T������l?n  and  His Friend  ���������HAT   IS   WHY   H.   A.   CLARK    RECOMMENDS  DODD'S  KiDNEY  PILLS  Western  Man Tells Why  Dodd's Kidney Pills Are So Popular on the  Prairies  Homeglen, Alberta.��������� (Special).���������  Just why Dodd's Kidney Pills are so  popular on the prairies is shown by  the statement of Mr. H. A. Clark, a  well known resident of this  place.  "Since I came west." Mr. Clark  states, "I was often troubled with  my stomach aud back. Finally I  decided to try Dodd's Kidney Pills ana  before I had taken more than half  a box I was so much-benefitted that  I recommended them to a friend. He  also found them a benefit. 1 ani still  taking Dodd's Kidney Phis, i^would  not he without them."  In new countries bad water is ona  of the difficulties settlers have to light  and had water makes its lirst attactc  on the kidneys. To resist this attack  the Kidneys must be stimulated and  strengthened. Iu other words the  Kidneys need Dodd's Kiduey Pills.  By giving the Kidneys the help they  need people get new health and Dodd's  Kidney Pills add to their popularity.  ing.'- it was advisable in the autumn  to elect and specially store any biennial v.ols to be transplanted this  spring for seed production.  Fortuuately the European seed  ��������� crop-'"of 1913 Avas much above the  average, for practically all kinds.  Owing to previous shortage in supplies most Canadian seed houses had  increased their orders by 50 par cent.  or more and had received; full delivery. The excellent seed crop of  1914 was also harvested in spite of  war conditions and, although deliveries have beeu delayed and transportation excessiye, most seed .houses  have received the greater part if not  their contract orders.    Cana-  ������������_ .    1-_---i������c. **,���������������      ,"������-F    . rrr\i\rl       *fi r������ ���������_*./*������ i ������> 1  S\JL. X.X\J \JX*3'��������� ���������*&        -  +* *. QVSV.^-. -_._-_.__**IJV_.V**"* x  i standing are thus in a position to  ! carry over sufficient supplies to meet  I a very considerable part of 1916 re-  i quirements-  \ The quantity of field root and vege-  i tabic   seeds    that 'may'"be   produced  * in ___iii=ope uurmg _m_ present year  i or the next is highly " speculative.  j This work requires much skilled  j labor of whicli there must be a mark-  ��������� ed shortage for agricultural pur-  i poses. European governmental cli-  ; rection of increased food production  I and relatively high prices for food  ; crops will doubtless decrease the  j areas devoted to these seed crops  \ and to stock seed roots which would  ; normally be grown this year for  j transplanting in 1916.  !     Canadian farmers    and    gardeners  should give this unstable situation  their serious consideration. The soil  and climatic conditions in different  parts of Canada are equally favorable if not superior to those of Etir-  leavued to resist  .io   temptation   of   mail   order   catalogues and'to. give tludr cash business  instead   to   their   own   local   stores.  Not  only  their ������������������own  experience,   hut,  mors   especially    the    experience  of  brother .armors hi the United States,  has taught  them  that,  the  inevitable  outcome of sending their cash orders  away tq,mail order houses is .the degeneration of thoir own.'-con ii try. town,  and   the  decrease   iu   value  of  their  own farm properly.  Perhaps, too, tlu- fact that our farmers arc-beginning to think along these  lines, is duo the recant failure oi the  firm     ot     Clirh'i ie-Grnnt      Company,  Limited,   '-Winnipeg'-;    a    mail    order  house    that .leapt    llko yu flame  iu-  to prominence' for a t'^w brief months.  We'-.-understand that 22.- creditors attended the general meeting held somo  littlea   \vlula back, and  even this  did  not   represent,   the   total   number., of  creuitovs. It appears .thai, it is tho intention of the heaviest creditors, who  weva  in a fair way to lose large sums of  money ov<*r. the venture,  to'.continue J  the business."uiitil their accounts are ]  paid. The spring catalogue, which has  been  mailed out  to a very large ex-,  lent, is expected to bring in business j  that will hrlp to liquidate their losses.  If  farmers  are   beginning-;-to  learn  the   lesson   that   they   must   support  their   country  town   in   order   to   advance  their  own best interests, it is  of very great'importance-that retail  merchants   should     take    immediate  steps to offer to farmers a more ef-_  ficient service  than the best he  has !  hitherto offered-    If the������cOuntry raer-,  chant    is supported by the farmer's  cash  business, as  well  as his  credit  business/there is no reason why he  should not produce a service equal to  the  best that any  mail  order house  can offer;-both as regards  the  price  and quality of his goods.  liov   th;i(;   aya   fftil   tlirnilgllOIlt   the  vinc.e.    Steers fed on hay, straw  oats and barley chop, cost ten  to make one pound of gain, or  a profit of only $3.09 per steer,  pro-  aud  cents  made  while  a lot  oals  cents  ing a  At  Mean  corn  means perfect starching,  whether used for sheer  Laces, dainty Uimi ties, delicate fahri  CS, aJaCS  New, Strength ���������������������������"._  In The Spring  Nature Needs Aid iii Making  H ���������������sIt__e'G_V-_igr Blood.  fed on   sl'-age,   hay, straw and  and    barley, ��������� chop    cost seven  to make one pound gain, mak-  pro-.i of ������3 6.40 per atcer.  Brandon,    Manitoba", Mr. I.IcI.11.  fed silage    in comparison with  fodder;    with   the   com   fodder  ho found it took 10.06 cents for one  pound   gain   and   made     a  profit "of  only  $1.03  per steer,    while  the  silage  fed    lot    cost 7.7 cents  for one  ! .    ->        -J���������      .-...T-.r,������>.    o    _,.#._*���������    _-..    SR SR  i per steer- This '"ould seem to in-  ! dicate that ensilage is a very pro-  1 ti table feed for fattening steers; and  I as the- dairy cow responds to a suc-  '������������������ oulent feed more than other classes  I of live stock, silage would be of even  ' more value ������o her.  : At Indian Head feeding was started  ; with about 20 .to 25 pounds of en-  j silage and this was increased up  I i o about from 30 to 35 lbs. As the  i silage was increased so was the  " meal ration, but the hay and straw  wero cut down.  In view of the above facts, it  would seem advisable for farmers in  the southern and centre portion of  Manitoba to grow corn and feed it  as silage as soon as they have the  capital to invest in a silc.  There are some districts in the  north where corn cannot be grown  successfully, because of the cool climate and excessive moisture and  where these conditions exist an- abundant crop of oats and peas can be  grown.  Where these crops are used for  this purpose, the mixture should be  sown as* soon as possible after the  oats for threshing have been put in.  One bushel of Golden Vine or Arthur  Peas and two bushels of Banner  Oats, per acre, makes a. good mixture. The crop should be cut when  the oats are in the dough stage and  c   X^UIlt-UlS  nn   i ������  or i aDie  Linens.  "Silver  Gloss"  has been tho  favorite in the  homefermora  ATQROCERS  Co. United  Improving the Roads  Great  The  ceiving  tionate  in the  "*VT_fc*������.  ,K ���������% "C ff  In. th_       tonic.    To be healthy  noaric  put in  the  Harrison.  silo at once.���������Prof.  T. J.  ope. The growing of these seeds in  quantity for commerce has been  limited in Canada by the higher  price of labor and because few farmers had experience with biennial seed  crops. A few do/.en or a few hundred sound shapely roots set out this  spring may give valuable experience  which may be much needed as well  as some good seed. A bulletin on  field root and vegetable seed production may he had on application to the  Publication Branch,  Ottawa.  Brown���������I  want  man in a neutral  money owing to  might I use'.'  Cheery   Clerk���������  suppose    the censor  language  you'd    like  Taller.  to cable to a Ger-  conntry about some  me;   what  language  Well,   sir,     I   don't  would  pass  the  to    use, sir.���������  "I have a splendid idea for a muga-  s-ino poem"  "Save it. Von don't need it for a  magazine poem."  Long Standing Asthma.���������Many  have suffered so long from asthma  and have tried so many so-called remedies they think that there is no real  help for them. They should read the  letters received by the manufacturers  of Dr. .T..D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy  from hundreds of cases once as desperate as their own. Even in long-  neglected cnr.es this famous preparation brings prompt help.  "Who Riilrt 'spare the rod and spoil  the child?'"  'T don't remember, but probably It  was some guy who was trying to toll,  the neighbors how they ought to bring  up tholr children "  tno           you must have  new blood, just as the trees must have  new sap to renew their .vitality.    Nature demands it, and without this new  blood you .will.reel weak.and..languid.  You may have twii.g'es of rheumatism  or the sharp  stabbing pains  of neuralgia.    Often   'there'.are.-disfiguring  pimples or eruptions on the skin.    In  other cases tliere is merely a feeling  of tiredness and a variable appetite.  Any of these are sighs that the blood j  is "out of order���������that the indoor life i  of winter   has lessened your vitality.  What you need in spring is a  tonic  medicine to put you right, and in all  the   world  of medicines  there  is  no  tonic   can   equal  Dr.   Williams'   Pink  Pills.    These pills actually make new  rich, red bl-od���������your greatest need in  spring^"   This  new   blood   drives   out  the seeds of disease aud makes easily  tired men, women and children bright,  active.and strong.   Miss Edith Brous-  seau   Savona, B.C.   says:   "I  was  as  pale as a - ghost, suffered from headaches, severe palpitation of the heart  at the slightest exertion. 1 had little  or no appetite and seemed to be drifting into a decline.    1 was attending  llfgh School!!! Vancouver at the tlm.,  and doctor advised me to stop. I did  so and took his treatment for some  time, but it did not help me in the  least.    Unon the advice of a friend I  began taking Dr. Williams' Pinlc Pills,  and  In a very short time they gave  me back complete health, and enabled  lne to resume my studies.   I have en-  ioyad tho host of health  since, and  owo it till to Dr. Willitim-s' Pinlc Pills."  These Pills are sold by all medicine  dealers or can bo had by mail at 50  cents u box or six boxes for $2.50 from  Tho   Dr.     Williams'     Medicine     Co.,  Urockvillo, Ont.  Minard's I.iniment Co., yuimueu.       y  Dear Sirs,���������Your MINARD'S LINIMENT is our remedy for sore  throat, colds and all ordinary *- aiK  ments-  It never fails to relieve and cure  promptly.  CHAS. WHOOTEN.  From Good  Roads  'good roads" movement is r������  attention much more propor*  to its importance than it has  past.    At the  last  session cf  the   Quebec   legislature,   the   premier  voiced  a general  demand   for better  roads, and had a liberal sum voted vto  continue the work in this province, la  the United States the government has .  just created a special department to  enquire into country roads and to report on the best methods of improving   them.     The  Washington  bureau  has   worked   largely  on  the   plan   of  organizing   state   road   associations.  Model\ sections of roads are built and  literature concerning them is sent to  country    and   city   councils.     Three-  fourths     of the cost of construction  and maintenance of the roads in Massachusetts    is paid by the state, and  one-fourth by the municipalities;   The  benefits a arising from good roads are  incalculable-     : Farm produce reaches  the markets in better condition, particularly  fruit,  vegetables  and  other  perishable stuff, in dairying districts,  the cost of hauling milk is much reduced.   ��������� j. actiu'ies-  can.'   he     farther  apart; the cost of making cneese reduced  aad  greater uniformity ensured.    Towns and cities benefit materially by the tourist trade which good  roads always attract.    When prosperity   is  so largely influeinced by good  roads,  attention to  the "best method  of acquiring them ought to bey more  maj-ked���������--especially iil Cauauii.-���������Montreal: Family Herald.  Growth of the West  Soft corns are difficult to eradicate,  but Holloway's Corn Cure will draw  them out painlessly. .    -  2  Op  eration Decided On  As Only Means of Relief  But the Writer of This Letter Resolved to Try Dr. Chase's  Ointment First and Was Cured.  I>y    uuirij;    Dr.  Th!������ '-'  *">'   ���������������> n   K^il*. t/>.l  ivitj/v  for \v_ I  fri'.'ui-iitly hear from people who havo  boon    -.'urcd    of   pile,  ChitHo'iJ    OJritmmit  aftor   phyidulann  bad     told     t Ji c m  11.1U..1.K     .���������jin.i I      <>i  *..*  ni). ration  ������.oul������i  bii'i-;     :.-.!<���������.     und  ������*-iir>������.  If yini . <miM i-wiil  tin'*;*.  liHtnm.  ciiin-  Int: h.m they do, <iny  *fi>.r day nnd y>*ur  af|i*r   yttttr,    y<*n  WOllld   l'ftUll_r.   Willi t  M.   wonderful   **'iru-  tlvo     ������ v; ������> n I      Or.  *���������������������������..,.._.'..       r������i.,������,.,,..,������  faily u.    Khvv nll-  in.iiilf" ai t: ntoi'.i itu���������  noyiru.    or    morn  j--i.iil.*t_n(ly  '"SBK3 'Jl<  ���������whfiii  Ilovod  t \\\n,  by  ���������*:���������  ItC. -iUvVl.VAIS.  torturing than pilau, and  uif-crlne Ih ncomptly vn-  tlit.    uppllrutlun    of    Dr.  rtoiihl: na to whfi'o credit Im duo.  l-'rlendf. nnd nelerhbni'H ������.ro told oC tho  results and tto the tood word Hi'i'oudH,  and Dr. OHuh^'h Ointment lu becoming I.now 11 fur und wide as tho only  .U'liiul ������'iirn for pil������H or lu-mori'liohlH,  Mr. i'UmU-u iu-nuvwln, u r������>.������p������;������:u-d  citizen nf Ht. .'lohu'n, Qup., write;. :������������������.  "l''or 1*1 j-eurfi I nii.fer..'d from chronic  plIeH or Ii. rnorrlioIdH and conulderod  my eiiHe very k-U'I-.uh. I *wui4 treated  by a wnll-kiiuwn phyrtlclau who could  not i 1 ���������-11 > me, uwd my doctor doeldnd  on an .-pfrutlou u������ lb_ only meiHii. of,  relief. However. I vexolvrd to try T...  CMiiiHe'n Olidment fl.nl. Th������ Hi'Ml. box  hrouicht 11m Blent l-eliof, und hy Uio  time   1   liiid   uhimI   three   bnxon  1   wan  i*r,i>ip|������'t.|i' cm/.(l       M'IiIm I.i ^vliv  II   |.|ve.|  nie .null ||i'������*iil |il������i\nii\-<i I������i reroiiiiiii'.od  Or. Cliui.e'n t'Jlnlnient to everybody  Hiitrorlnir from heinorrlioIdH hm h i������������e-  purntlon  nf Ihe urealOHt value."'  Dr. ('hiiMn'rt Olntmeiit. (iOo u. box, tt 1  deiileiN,   or   I'.dmaniion,   llatcn  oi  Co.,  Pr������iyer Soldlera .  Tho nnnounccinent below, prepared  for circulation by the l.rothorliood of  St. Andrew of St. Matthew'*, church,  Winnipeg, explains ltaelf. Cut It out,  enlist and endeavor to recruit othara  iu tho namo army:  Will you onllBtr Wo want .1,000,000  praying noldlers. You can onllHt and  light, right nt homo.  Objects for Prayer���������For romoval of  all which keep ub apart, from God,  that we may light on tlod'8 side and  win Hin victory In thin terrible war;  or, for removal of nil vices which nuiy |  offend a merciful Clod; or, for complete removal of tho liquor traffic ������s  beverage.H, net a menace to our soldiers  mid citizens, whether in war or peace.  Remarkable Expansion Since Completion of C.P.R. Main Line in  1886  Referring to the C.P.R. records, so  precise and adenuate, and  -tout with  such religious cafe, it^is interesting to.  recall  that  in   1886', "the  year  when  the main line was completed and the  system became a truly transcontinental  one���������provoking the publication of  a souvenir booklet, giving a short history of the operations of the company  from the beginning--Winutpeg boasted a population of 13,000 people. Calgary, Edmonton and Lethbridge were  simply Hudson Bay posts in the great,  lone west���������without a thought of future greatness.    The  Indians  thronged the trading posts, which arc now  great   cities,   pulsating   with     eager,  modern life. The most sanguine never  imagined   the   expansion   which   the  Canadian Pad lie made possible by laying down vails across tho illimitable  prairies.    It Is not  (If one conslilors  the brevity of thitigs)  so long since  1886 when the company may bo said  to have found itsolf on its logs; but  the record, of the growth of the cities  nientkmed'iK one that. Is full of human  Interests.'   Winnipeg���������old Fort Garry  -���������showed onger signs of growth once  the railway was assured.    It went on  from  stroiigth   to  ..tronglli,  until  today  it  ia  tho  Chicago  of  lho  wost,  with a populnion of over 200,000 people, and promise ol' millions. Calgary  has 75,000 poople, and ovory motlorn  feature that could promise further ad.  vuneoment.    Edmonton    and    Loth-  bridge, which urchI to ho trading posts,  ore also .loui'li-lilng cltlen.  The Meanest Remuneration  Alberta's    teachers    and  Canada's,  too, for that matter, are loyal, hardworking and self-sacrificing. Considering the training, the talents and the  time   they   bring   to   bear , on   their  chosen  occupation,  they receive the  meanest remuneration of any profession in the Dominion, excepting, perhaps, the ministerial.   This is j* great  pity; .feiit the day is coming when a  teacher avi.i be rewarded in proportion to the value of the service he or  she renders the community. Doctors  and lawyers command high prices for  their services, but the -News-Telegram,  believes   that  the  teachers'  work   is  equally important and should be equally  recompensed.���������Calgary ���������News-Telegram.  Minard's  Friend.  Liniment,     Lumberman's  Illustration Stations in tho West  Mr. ... IT. Grisdalo, director of ex������  perlmonUil farms, has completed arrangements for the operation of twenty-Jive illustration stations in South-  orn Alberta and Southern'Saskatchewan. Tho tuitions are forty-live acres  each and situated about thirty mllc^i  apart, bo us to givo oasy access lo  most of the Bottlers. Thoy will bo devoted to showing tie great advantages  to be gained hy a scleiillllc ���������preparation of the soil, rot*.:lon of crops, etc,  Miller's Worm Powdors are a plena-  ant medlclno for .woim-infestod children, and they will lake It without objection. When direct ioiiH aro followed it. will not injure the mo.st d.dicutc  child, 11'A there I:: nothing of airinjur-  hum nature iu Uh coinaimilion. They  will Hpcodlly rid n child of worms  and 1'oi-tto.c tho health of the llttlo sul"-  I'eroi'd wlwifie vitality Iihh liecomo Impaired by |lm atliiel.H of these intentiil  ]K'.-.t''.  "Was your refluent to WifkliiH for  1.11 e hand at ht.i dauriliter :.iicr.c:..'.ur.'"  ",\ui exactly. Tin* old mini demanded lo know If I woh prepared lo sup-  --1-1I him in Iho Hume H(.*>1*> bin daughter wuh a-'ciiHtomeil to t]o."  Kate���������So AUco broke her engagement wltli Jack hecaiiBo lho doctor  said he had a tobacco heart.  Mario--Yes, and I don't l.lanio hor.  What    girl    wants a liu.baiul that's  "��������� damaged by smoke?  Strength -i Beauty  X-.UIUC)  Willi  *_��������� ������_,  r itu'wo ������  ,f k iitia ia a bioou cu'un_cr tuiui uitoiuiivo ,  >i I that ntnrtJi tho llvor und nlomach Into  vljioronn action, Tt Haw* Mahita th������  body to munufnetura rich rod blood  which ftiMilu lho h������.*i*t��������� noi'voa���������bi-ulu  And oranun of tho body, Tho organ*  work smoothly lileo mitchlnory ruiinlaft;  In oil.    You /o������l ol*Ari, ntronj? *nrl  ���������tfomioiu Instcfttl of tlr^il, yeofc nnd  Nowncmyn yoii can ohlfcln Dr������  faint.  Piorflu'u  Ouhlftfl  Tubletn, na well  ���������frr\rvt mi\\ myi,i������rl(#������|tr\a  Moalcni  DUcovoi-y  (in tho liquid form  *!..*  ^rlfil InMW  of tnh(ol������ hy mull, on l-ei-Ciipt of COo.  Addrosa  R.v.r  lorc������, M.D., rturralo.N.Y.  lit. FUi*c������'.  Gr������Mt I00������. !'���������*���������  CoMmonMprm, M*������(Uc������,l Ad*������U������r w  ~      mmmmm^^m^,  lllu������tr������i(*dl  \ _*entct (V?������(|ic������l Advuir will h������ ������������������-������  1 nu:, cioih tivurui tun ax o__*.-4,ci.t yui*������n.  I  ���������i  a  mmmmmummmmmmmmmmmm  l_____ll_ll_lil___  IH_I__  __-_������������_MM THB REVIEW* CBESTGIS, B. a  ^  ������������������������������������i ���������_.',���������������������������������. ���������  -----  *  gg  * '������������     ������*k������S=5 a    __=SSro  u m'u*s__ __r*_k4r_._Trt_rti  n_iU������Ii unwft tU IM  _fc      MM  _n      IM *tj  At  Temperance  in England  WfcglS' ^f������*_r ���������______���������  mum  ISO SEPARATE 4*iiA������.JIS IKHA1 liiS WITH THE NATIONS  The Allies Made an Agreement to Carry on the  War  in  Unison  to its End and to Conclude Peace in Common Only  Alter T-hey had Won a Complete Victor*7  "Germany does not want any peace  terius discussed just at present,"  ���������writes A. Fits-Maurice in a late issue  ������f the Paris Figaro. "The proper  time has not arrived yet, according  to the organs-of the German chancellor's office, but this dues not prevent  -Alto    ������v/\_*f-_T_-r������-i. v*i _*--������.-t'ct     OA/v.al>     oo"aii.a     -ffj'vtn  ������������������������ V f^VI   V-MU*VUO    -. m,m*m**.   ^V        mmm^^mm -_��������� ��������� _-.������������������.  snaking ' periodical attempts to find  Suitable mediators. We have noticed  their activities ever since the battle  of the Marne, and although they have  been rebuffed time and again this  seems not to have discouraged them  They are in evidence everywhere,  now at Washington, then at Rome,  then again at The Hague.  "In one place they have tried to  show how advantageous a separate  peace would- be to France. Germany  does not wish France any harm. No,  indeed! It admires France and could  almost love it!- In another -quarter  their proposition has concerned an immediate peace treaty between Russia  and Austria, based on the cession of  Gajicia to the former power andHhe  return of Bosnia and Herzegovina to  Serbia.  "Still another peace -arrangement  has been rumored' about, the parties  to it being the Allies- and Turkey.  The Sultan is supposed to have declared himself willing to lay down  arms on condition that Turkey be allowed to retain what is left of its  European possessions and that the  attempt to force he Dardanelles be'  abandoned * forthwith. The straits  would henceforth be open to merchant vessels of all nations without  any discrimination. As mediators the  Pope and President Wilson are most  frequently mentioned as the alleged,  sponsors of the various peace  schemes.  "There is only one of its enemies  with whom Germany never talks of  making separate peace, and that is  England. In one of its outbursts of  frankness,  which have become quite  uttered a few days ago the signincsnt  remark: 'Peace is impossible as long  as England, which makes war at the  expense of her allies' blopd,  refuses  to agree to it.'  "It is true that England spurns any  peace offers in the present situation,  but the same is also true about Russia and Franca. It might be well for  Germany to realize that it is only in  Berlin that signatures don't count ore.  treaties are considered mere scraps  of paper- On September 4 last* Great  Britain, Frai-ce ������.nd Russia made an  agreement to carry on this war in  unison to its end to conclude peace,  also in common, only after a complete  victory. This treaty will hold, and  it has' a bearing on Austria and Turkey no less than* on Germany.  "If, however, one of the powers  lighting on the German side should  acknowledge defeat and cease hostile  operations the Allies will, of course,  discontinue their attacks on it, but "no  peace negotiations will be opened  anyway until the" whole war is over.  And it will be only -at the conclusion  of the definite treaty which is going to  readjust the map of Europe that the  ultimate fate of such a power will be  decided,-at the same time that the  indemnity charegable- to each of the  defeated nations will be settled and  the benefits, territorial and other, of  the victorious Allies will be apportioned.  "In order to reach this goal the Allies, are exerting"al their resources in  perfect unanimity and without keeping jealous count ot one another. Assuredly Great Britain does hot conduct this war with the blood of her  allies, as the Cologne Zeitung contends. It has set up a formidable  army, which has by no means said its  last word yet, and which will soon be  at" least doubled. It is destined to  take great part in the decisive battle  which is impending, and the certain  success of which is foreshadowed hy  the recent actions at Perthes and*  Neuve  Chapelle.  "Our  resolution. Is   irrevocable.    It  nimo     a*    non no    inr   Tf!iirAr.<������      and    thic  The    King   Drinks   Barley   Water   in  Place of Stronger Drinks  Ple^is for cider, small beer and  dr-Iuki- of low percentages of alcohol  are filling the opea forum columns  of the British newspapers. The rector of Exeter College advocates the'  causes of cider.   He says::  "If the government determines that  total prohibition of the manufacture  and gale of alcohol is possible and is  the .only means of dealing with the  drink trouble that , diminishes our  war efficiency every patriotic citizen  will support it. But such a measure,  which would bar Devonshire, for instance, from its innocent and immemorial habit of drinking cider, might  produce, grave discontent and law  hreaking.  A TSQT S1ST"    *u*rirf5������    ���������. r>    t������w,j    T!r.*.ir    ��������� -.���������.-.  ���������������������������*���������>���������_��������� -������v������        .������ *. P.K-WJ.      _u     i.it.v      J. ii-uCo     ������2** J _> ���������  "My friends in Scotland have often  told me that there was little or no  drunkenness in Scotland in the eighteenth century, before the taxation of  the Napoleonic wars had extinguished the custom of drinking small beer.  There is surely no reason why the  blunder should be. repeated, as regards this country in these days."  "Have the teetotalers," asks a correspondent, "never heard of extract  of malt as a tonic for invalids? Or  of stoat to restore health and vigor?  Malt and hops are a good tonic, for  the stomach, taken in moderation in  the shape of beer, and have been used  by our workmen for 600 years or  more. Let Mr. Lloyd George reduce  the tax on beer to reasonable limits  and  then  call   the   brewers  *  s* a ���������������������____*_tra*i    t?t_v.  UUINOT. M GIVEN UP  USER'SSPiCM TO  GERMANY NOW ADMITS HER  INFAMOUS  JL_r-C. t_i vjri X u  Dr. Bemhard Dernburg says Germany is  "Too   Modest"   to  be  Ambitious for World Empire, and Might Surrender Occupied Territory if Free Sea is Guaranteed Her Trade  m i  j_i        nn   ���������   *���������  mraea tne Trick  many  is   irreparably  defeated  .it will be."  and put them on their honor to brow  good beer with only malt and hops,  and also appoint trustworthy men to  see that it is done���������any brewer breaking his word to be heavily fined.  All sorts of temperance drinks are  being served on the tables at .Windsor  Castle, now that King George has put  intoeffect his decision that no wines,  spirits or beer shall be consumed in  any of his houses. The king's favorite drink, it is said, is barley water,  made in the ordinary way by pouring  boiling water on the barley, letting it  boil for a short time anc. then straining it and adding a little lemon. The  king also 5s fond o������ homemade i.mou-  ade. _ >  Many applications have been received at Lloyds for insurance to cover  the risk of the total prohibition of  spirituous liquors, but as a rule the  applicants have been unwilling to pay  ., , t ~.      ~~   I f^**   -..������_���������_    vato.    n _ lrorl C-1.-.T-   i*naiir-nrt- I  nnoaiWo h������_tY>rf>    _.__- I   "-*i%*   "*���������_-������������������������   *������������������������.*/������������   ������o"vu.       uuvxa   ...o������_i_lLS- -  as. has been written has been at rates  A letter from Dr. Bernhard Dern-  burg, formerly colonial secretary of  the German empire, was read at a  meeting held at rortlaad, Me., at  which ihe German side of the European war wag set forth. Dr. Darn-  burg laid stress on the German light  for an open sea and asserted the advantages accruiug tu Germany from *  permanently retaining the land which  it has taken in Europe could be disregarded if all the other German demands, especially i\ guaranteed free  sea, were fully complied with in making peace, and "the natural commercial relations of Belgium^to Germany  were considered in a just and workable form."  Dr.  Dernburg's  letter    in  part follows :  "I can with full authority disclaim  any ambition for my country for  world dominion. She is much too  modest on the one hand aud too experienced on the other not to know  that such a state will never be toler-  . ated by the rest. The aim of Germany  . limits   }s to iiaVe the seas as well as the uar-  ^-cv^i-v.-   rows kept permanently open tor the  free use of all nations in times of war  as well as in times of peace. 1 per  sonally would even go as far as to  neutralize all the seas and* narrows  permanently by a common and effective agreement guaranteed by all the  powers.  ''A free sea is useless except combined with freedom of cable and mail  communication. I should like to see  all the cables jointly owned by the interested nations and a world mail  system oversea established by common consent.  "Th������" only alternative to an open  sea and free intercourse policy would  be a Chinese wall around each country. If there is no free intercourse  every country must become self-sufficient. Germany has proven that it  can be dohe. But this policy would  mean-very high customs barriers, discrimination, unbounded egotism, aud  a world bristling iu arms.  "Germany does not strive for Lei*  ritory aggrandizement in Europe. She  does not believe in conquering ana  sbujugating unwilling nations. Belgium commands the main outlet of  Western German trace, is the _-atur__  foreland of the empire and has been  conquered with untold sacrifice ot  blood and treasure. It offers to German trade the- only outlet to an open  sea and has been politically established, maintained and defended by  England in order to keep these natural advantages from Germany.  "The   love  for   small  peoples  that  England heralds now will never stand  jnivestigation,   as   shown   by   the   destruction of the small Boer republics.  So Belgium cannot be given up. However,   these   considerations   could   be  disregarded  if all  the  other German,  demands, especially a guaranteed free  sea,   were  fully  complied     with  and  the   natural  commercial  relations  of  Belgium to Germany were considered  in a just and workable form.   In this  case Germany will not fail, when tho  time comes, to help in rebuilding tho  country.     In,   fact,   she   is   doing  so  now.".  In closing his letter Dr. Dernburg  w-ote:  "A permanent peace will mean that  German activity must get a wide scope  withont infringement upon the rights  of others."  How Germany was Deceived  And  "Knights   in   Shining   Armour  Against  the Germans  ���������   -"When it comes to real dare-devil  bravery, our frienda  the French are  ibecond  to  none,"  declared    William  Blackford,   war   correspondent.  "I happened to be with the French  ���������just got mixed up with them 'after  having lost my own company���������in a  trench that was about 300 yards distant from a Gcrmar. trench. Behind that Geramn trench there was  a town, I could not tell you. the  name, as I never knew it. In that  town there wes a museum, and in  that museum there were two suits of  armour, such as the knights used to  wear in the days when they did not  dream of a '350' gun.  .  "From what 1 understood, these  armour clothes belonged to two great  ���������ocal authorities who fought against  Hie 'Bosches' a few hundred years  ago; but the Germans respect no living or dead inan, and they hit upon  a clever trick.  "One night they brought out the  two suits of armour and placed them  about 75 yardsA from their trench.  Thoy-rigged up the figures In a w.,y  that it looked from a distance as If  these were two German officers' giving orders to their ihen. When the  dawn arrived,..... the French sentries  opened tiro upon the two figures,  and then,'every man in our trench  took ii pop at them, including yours  truly.  "It waa spmo time before the  Frenchmen discovered the joke and  then thoy just turned pale with an-  Kor. 'Allons! AUoiih!' they begun to  about, but the Germans hnd tho'.r  niuehlno guns well trained on the  npno'e between tlio tronclu.fi and the  angriest man had to see reason.  "Tho whole day long two steel-  plated dummies loaned the. French,  until somo of them just cried with  helpless fury, and the Germain, roared with laughter. It waa maddening,  I tell you. But then night came,  unit (wo ol' the French men concocted  u (.'clonic, and Btartcd out of tho  trench. Of course, thoy risked their  lives, but it ,wuh worth it. Can't ot  tho Uei'mniH have tlio he.t of Uk-  Joke.  "To muUo a loiitf story short, it  took tho two dnro-dovIlH Uio bettor  part of tlio night to reach tho smll'i-  ninilo clothes. Our hearts bent llko  trip liuiuiiK'i'H, and not one of na  iiont_d  hi* ���������_;-of.  "Morning 1. "viK (I, ami then wo  eaw tho .steel-c.'i figures move towards the Gorman trcnehe.', and 1 hey  w.i't. living uh l'alit tin they could  for the two Frenchmen had taken  their rlflei. wllh them, Th? GermnnK  were fstimi������oil at flr������t, then they be-  1.111 to tthoot, but rifle bullet** were  no more harmful to the iii'incur thun  pen!' would bo.  "Wen, tne bn iiiiiiij*  ���������������������'������'������-m������������ no <������������������*  hit, but the string of* language this  chevalier, as they called them in  France, let out was not of the kind  a wounded man would be likely to  use. You see, he was swearing at  the contraption, which wa*s so made  that if the one wearing it stumbled  down he would never rise without  being lifted up.  "I'll bet tickets for the next Drury  Lane pantomine that the������ gentleman  for whom the clothes were made never  saw such e. hot action as took place  in the German trench."  of from thirty to thirty-five per cent.  Fifty per cent, has been paid to  cover the risk of an increase in the  duty on spirits in the forthcoming  budget, and insurance also has been  taken against the risk of increased  duties en a number of other commodities, including tobacco, cocoa, tea and  sugar.  Why We Are at War  Germany's Object Was to Destroy the  Free Empire of England  Germany boasts that* it Is her appointed  m'SBion to  conquer  a great  world-empire through which she may  impose her ideals upon mankind. Our  empire and our ideals are the chief  obstacles in her path.   This consideration is the key to all \nr world-policy.   That is why she has grasped at  the  trident.    That  is   why   she  has  been Intriguing for years in Egypt, in  India,  and in South Africa. That is  why  phe has  watched  our domestic  controversies and the supposed symptoms of oiir decadence with malignant  vlgllancd. That Is why she has sought,  again and ngain, to sow mistrust between us and our partners, and why  at the last she tried to bribe us into  treachery.   Her object in this war is  not only tb shatter the triple entente,  but to shelter the entento in order to  tieBtroy the freo empire of England,  and to rear upon its rulnn a German  world-empli'b  of militarism and bureaucracy. She halc3 us, she proclaims,  with  a  hatred more  viudict-VG than  she beare the Belgians or the French.  Sho hates lis bP.cp.use she envies us,  and hooause our honor and our plain  aonao havo broke through tlio flimsy  tolls of her diplomacy,   It is to save  ourselves   from   tho   deadly    conso-  qm-ncen of hor considered malignity  thai wo stand In arms.   To shield our  homos from the murder and the rapo,  from the erganlzod loot and tho systematic  arson   wo  havo  ncoh. uoi-osb  tho soas;  to protect tho .empire onr  race Iuih relived at bo dear a coat; to  secure for our children hnd for mankind tho spiritual lieritago of which  ii, lu the embodiment unit the guardian  ���������those are tlio end., for which wo aro  launchliiK   upon    the   bnttlelields   of  France   the  greatest nnd    the  moat  powerful lO'inh'S our history lint, ever  liiiuuu;   l..u*   eh'-.';   fi-r   vh'.rh  En;..'!.*."..���������.  hin. pledged her last uhllling and her  hist man.--Loud m Timer;.  Plays VI0II.1 With Maa������iet  Tho I'a vis Flgnro announces' I hat  the oleetro-magnet whicli in used to a  very great oHtent in war work, both  lu " tlio nmnufuclui'ltig of munitions  and  tho extraction!, of mls-Hlles,  haii  boon   ntill'/.ed   li'y  an  ongliieev  named  ��������� . * 1'.     *    ....  IIIIIK'HI!       Ill      UI.IVV        ,'I... I .< i.li.U,      .1/4.1.1.  jf.i'n. sod'in tho poi'.onniiin'i.! Mint Ihey I nous,  or nan llko  ton en from  lUrliiKcd  Farming* in Ancient Times  Agricultural Advice 1,000 Years Old is  Deciphered  A number of ancient Sumerian tablets recording the deeds of the Babylonians thousand*, of years ago, have  just been deciphered by George A.-  Barton at the University of Pennsylvania Museum. One of these tablets, which tells how a farmer rid his  fields of locusts and caterpillars, is  dated 4000 B.C., and is the oldest  piece of writing extant, according to  an announcement made by officials of  the museum. The farmer, Doctir  Barton's translation says, called in a  necromancer, who "broke a jar, cut  open a sacrifice, a word of cursing he  repeated, and the locusts and caterpillars fled." For this service ho received a tall palm tree.    . '  Berlin   Journal   Heaps   Anathema   on  These Who  Deceived  Germany  Xhe Fa.l_������ IvraLiii VcprouUCc5 nie  following article fi*om the Berlin Tag,  a conservative newspaper, according  tff the Rclaireur de Nice:  ."We have been deceived in all our  calculations.  "We expected that the whole of India would revolt at the lirst souudi of  the guns in Europe, but, lo! thousands  and tens of thousa. ds of Indians are  now fighting with the English against  us.  "We expected that the British empire would ui amble to pieces, but the  British colonies bt.ve united, as tliey  have done before, with the mother  country.  "We expected a victorious revolt in  British South Africa, and we see there  only a Sascc.  'We exnected disturbances in Ireland, and" Ireland sends against us  some of her best contingents.  "We, thought the peace parly all  powerful in England, but it has disappeared amid the general enthusiasm  that the war against Germany has  aroused.  "We reckoned tha. England was degenerate and incapable of being a serious factor in the wnr, a*n<i sho. ������hows  Made in Canada  Subsidizing     Privileged     Interests at  the   G-St    _T   True   raiiuiauuu  When a country is bombarded with  literature regardless of cost, we assume that there is some interest behind the advoca.y xhe people ot  the United States, especially thoa***  with German names, have been snowed upon to the replenishment not only  ot" their knowledge boxes, but of their  dustbins, with .pro-Prussians, anti-  British pamphlets, papers and fly-  sheets*, and all but the simple have  no doubt that the Berlin authorities  are behind it all. Ther*. are times  when such an advocacy is carried on  out of pure * patriotism. When Neal  Dow carried prohibition in" Maine, the  enthuisasm with which the fund was  raised to. "sow the statu knee-deep"  with literature! possibly did as much  to carry the law as the literature itself. We all know where this. Made-  in-Canada literature, of which 6u_  correspondent, Mr. C. T. Watklns,  complains, comes frcm. It,is from the  same source from which bur new  tariff has :ts inspiratk 11, strangely a������  the.se two developments are at whr  with each other. The sentiment of tho  country had been rapidly rising  again.it .duties   which   taxed   the  peu������������  herself to be outmost dangerous en-.-1 pie, not to meet the cost of the pub  The Englishman indeed is not to be  classed among human beings- He is  rather a boll, an ulcer, on the body of  mankind. May the coming of the  doyy be hastened when the good German sword may remove this monstrous  parasitic growth, and henceforward  guarantee* to the world as its inviolable possession that life-blood of freedom and Uultur of whieli the robber  state hns for so many centuries  drained its mtcrios.���������Hamburger  Nachrlchten.  STAND   BY   YOUR   TOWN  my.  "It was the same thing with France  and Russia. We thought that France  was corrupt, and that she had lost the  sense of -national solidarity, but we  now learn that the French are formidable adversaries.  "We thought that Russia could do  nothing; we believed that her people  were too profoundly discontented to  fight In favor of tho Husslan government; we counted. on its rapid collapse as a great military power, hut  Russia has mobilized her millions of  men very rapidly and very well. Her  people are full of enthusiasm, and her  rorco Ib crushing.  "Those who have led us into all  those faults, all these calculation.*., nil  these mistakes about our neighbors  and their uHairs, have ir._-.um-d a  heavy bUT-.ed of rosponHibility."  foiKo-l. to watch uh, ami wc ,iu_i. ii.*.-  hmilly followed the lead of iho two  l<nl.,hie, ifiiil h'i'Ho.I an attack tn.it  (���������leaned out tho German trench,  !���������������������..;I'uiwcnU*. .iUCh ;i.s i.it p_-U!e, \Jc..lu  mid harp. No dctaiU arc i_l\cu of  thin remarkable discovery.  If you think your town's the best.  Tell 'em so;  If you'd have her lead the rent,  Holp her grow.  When there's anything to do  Lot tho fellows count on you,  You'll feel bully whon it's through,  Don't you know'/.  If you want to mako a hit,  Get n 1111 me;  If tho other fellow's It,  ...........     . _     v ���������- .    .  ,|   |1U   t>      XXJ      Kit" '     V .  Spend your money in your town,  Tltusly keen your pvict-B down;  Give tho mall concerns u frown���������  That'e the game.  If yon'ro m.ml to giving 1.nocks.  t.hungo your Ktylu;  Throw  bou-'ueiw  Instead  of rocka  For n. while.  I.ct the other fellow roast,  {".bun him nx you would a ghost.  Meet hlsi hammer with ;t boti.t- -  Ami a Minile.  When fl utrnnftei' from afar  I'OIIH-H     iiiiiiij,  Tell him who and  what you an*-  .V������ij.i-tS    it   ;illu..r,'.  Needn't  Hut tor, in.v<-r bin if,  Tell  Uio  truth, tor that'., cmmi-h.  Bo  a   titUim���������they're  the   iituff������������������  ^ Scientific Methods Pay  ; .lames Taylor of Edgerton, Alberto,  who hns been fcllowlnp; approved  HcleiiHflcmethods, summer tilling,discing, planking, drugging, packing, etc.,  reports for ten iicreH a total cost the  hr.it vein* of $-K) uud (lie ������_eoud year  first year of $10 and second year $111.  j.In wheat averaged ���������__; bushels; hit.  aero cost of production was $11.08;  and hlu aero pro lit wum $2*2.1*1.  lie works and services, not for the benefit of the factory workers, but for  that of the factory owners, who, If wo  take their own showing, are currying  on  losing business, Svliich  need subsidizing, and are here fore putting the  money     taxed  from  the people into  a bag with holes. This Bcntlment had  resulted  in'a. considerable reduction  ot  the  tariff, and that in a quarter  In   which  it  was  peculiarly  difficult  tor Its beneficiaries to agitate for its  restoration. There' wan not only the  sentiment of tho country against eub-  sidizlng  privileged  industries  at tho  cost of a population feeling more and  more the increased cost of living, but  the-.'eduction was toward Great Britain, and they wero our shouting imperialists, the  only  people,  who,  ac-  cor.'lir.g to themselves, have ctood by  tlio empire, all others but they being  traitors.���������Montreal   Witnass.  To Teach Danish Farming:  i)nni v '     *���������������_���������*i   fallow wlw*. ti������11������ ritliM'H how l|  \Vo ran up I*' l',nh thinking ho wan   to do tho thlng������ ho can't do himself.'  ������.   rtiui   nt  ihn   "mli> li|������t   I i-mtMn  When Germany in at peaco this es-  tahlUiliment (Krupp't.) produce-:; and  hcIIh munliioha of war to every nation on earth wautiiin them, except  France, it in iho iuu.m puwenui ..a*  voealo of war iu e.vlHlomre. It. eon-  Hplre'i for war at hoino ami abroad.  l.cKii than two yenr*, ugo a Krupp cm  liluyi-c of importune* ; ml r.cveral offla  cm of lho German army were convict  od In Gorman courth ot giving and  ncihlng hi'lhen '.u the iulerc'-t or bin  ni'iuamonM, nnd it. was proved (hut  ngeiitf* of the Krupp'H, In order tn sell  their >.'un'*, hud, with money, Ircim-n  doU-.ly    lin'iu'd     1 nn    wnr      Nonii.       in  France.-   Now   York   World.  Tliere   will   be   a   number of   da.vf-  llili,   month   wlK-n   the   Held.; will   be  ��������� <-.r.  urt   or  worklmr.  These are   tho       "l  do love to hear Margaret ���������Ing."  || dnyn* when the rendu aro in just ilia ' rotnnvked   dear   oin   auu.   iiiunawn������y,  Professor Ravin Arranges Journey to  United States With American  Wlf������  Professor Koe.plIn Ravin, who Is ro������  gurded  as tlio  greatr������t authority on  tho  composition  of  soils  in  l'_uropo,  goes to the  United States ut the  in-  v-tiriilnu  of the  American  ilonartme*it  of  agriculture,   aeeompa. lod   hy     his  American   wife.     Frot'eesor   Ravin's  trip to America will ho for the pur-  poiu,   uf   continuing   Hie   work   which  v,.w.   >,r.������M������   cr>������.ili"-*������ 0.1   1'nr   aovernl   vot. IM  by Dr. .Maurice F. Fgnn, American  ii.u.i'-'lcv to l.ei.nv.irk, of intrciduchig  Uunliih fariuln.. met-.oils In the United   fcltuteii.  Agriculture   in   motion   plcturoa   in  ! the late?.**, thing. .InMl an lb-������ churches  and    Mm    nchool.**,    Iho    commercial  bodies,    the  aiiiui.cmoiit public,    and  nrettv much  nil oi'icrn are taking to  ���������        ��������� 1. ������   . ...  1)111 III I'M      ������u������ I III  V      UIO     10  {UK     '���������-������������������  <���������     ...  the   country--ami   ii   t.xumpllfy   l"nv  ,. ' ,*J        ,.  . 1        .   . ,.Mw. r'n niM. I.A        \\r>r't  jnuKiied.  ���������"���������--    In tit.   owiiu ii'  >i* "������������������nt.���������������>���������>���������  a__  mni  ________��������� -11  THH   CRESTON   REVIEW  THP- RRF_RTnM:::RFVIFIII  9S8S__i    VBShw S <_r������������   ���������������������_������ BHmBB  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance;  $-5.50 to United States points.  ���������   C. F. Hayes, Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, JUNE 11  Will" Run if Needed  Neil Mackay, M.P.P. for Kaslo,  who was here about three "weeks  ago, looking over this end of the  newly-constituted Kaslo constituency, has kept liis word concerning  an early announcepient as to  whether he would- again seek the  Conservative nomination,  reallv nothinc definite in  liouncemen t���������some thing  Indian   weather   forecast,  taking things by and large tRey  come pretty close to filling the bill.  And with all these qualifications  any of them will have their hands  full to be returned a winner.  Start Ri^ht  There is  f-.hpi  r������m-  -----        JL    ���������    "  like    an  mebbe  rain, mebbe snow, mebbe fine���������  though it has the merit of seeming  to indicate that if there is a stronger candidate in sight Mr. Mackay  will gracefully make way for him  to ensure the success of the party  in the riding. Here's what he had  to say, as reported by the Kaslo  Kootenaian:  "Neil F. Mackay, M.P.P,, who  was a recent- visitor here, could  give no definite assurance as to  whether he would again be a  caudidate in this riding. It is  possible that be may decide to  enter the contest, provided that  the chances of Conservative  success will be strengthened  by his candidacy."  In  these   days  when   the   sitting  member  lnrario  Kl  >3r      OOj__iSXv-���������������5T*S    ITS*-  nomination to be his, sort of by  aiViiiB rignfc, it is g5.C-_ to see one  member who so frankly endorses*  the policy that the success of the  party transcends that of the sitting  nienoiuer.  For this somewhat elusive statement at least two reasons may be  assigned. Mr. Mackay makes his  home at Victoria and no doubt  realizes that now a rapidly developing front rank agricultural section  has been added to his constituency  he could not do his constituents  justice by continuing as their representative and still make his permanent home at- the capital; and as  between coming to some point in  the riding to reside and retiring  from public life he has about decided to quit the political arena. .  Or, having completed his trip  over the territory, he may have  discerned the writing on the wall  and concluded that certain outward  and visible signs foretold a forced  retirement and he has decided not  to take chances on a comeback.  Under the circumstances it is a  pleasure to assure. Mr. Mackay that  he need lose no sleep about any  shortage of likely candidates.  Right here in Creston we havo  several, and Kaslo can make an  equally-good showing, no doubt.  Also, at least one Creston prospect  enjoys a considerable popularity all  through the riding and would make  a very acceptable representative in  (.very respect.  Notwithstanding some adverse  comment on our willingness to act  in an advisory capacity in the matter of selecting a Tory nominee,  wc submit that any old plug of a  Tory candidate can't carry Kaslo  1 his trip. John Keen is a lighter  .ind in this campaign tho issues arc  favorable to tho Keen type of cam-  p.impaigm.r.  To offset this advantage tho  Conservative standard bearer must  be a man of eharaoter. with hnsi-  ih-hs ability and a reputation for  being big enough to withdraw his  HiippurL from measure., not in tho  public interest. Add to these qualifications the attraction that he is  .������ i-ir-������������;reHnive agriculturifit villi  qiiiti* a   pi.i'Hoiin.1   following  in   the  other two parties, ami   you   have n  ....������ ,u,i..������,. 11.., ���������  .,,;m ,.,,���������*������   .i     .,   .. . .  ity vote in Kaslo .'oii-iti. tu-rioy.  Creston Valley has a couple ol'  men who |x>ssi������������ly do not measure  up   perfectly fo   the  standard,   hut  In our news columns last week  we made the announcement that  for the first time in the history of  the Valley Creston had got around  to the point where local butter was  available in such quantities as to  enable Creston merchants not only  to supply the loeal demand but to  leave a surplus for export.   ~*~  This is splendid news in one particular direction; undoubtedly as  soon as we get rid of the idea that  we can grow fruit and then buy  everything else we'; need at four  times what it would cost to produce it we may expect ito see the  Creston Valley the most prosperous  part of Canada.  To get the best returns, however,  from the capital invested and labor  expended on dairying it is absolutely essential that butter that  tastes right should he made���������and  no other kind. In these stringent  times there is little demand for  butter for cooking purposes���������and  you would be grossly insulted if the  dealer classed your product as suoh  ���������and the variety commonly classed  as axle grease is absolutely unsaleable.  Therefore the rancher who is  branching out into dairying shpuld  start right;   start  in  now-,   before  VQi_    ' cratr.'   ont    ii.   vnnr   wavR."   to  master the art of making butter  that tastes right, and put it up so  it looks as good as it tastes.  r_i_. _ ���������__! "_._-  " _- ;':A:: ������������������_.���������___    ���������'_.'��������� :_>���������_-_.'_-  xii-   i._icOi.'^ vi       i-i'sUi-i    up    i*   _xiii������j  in the way he should go and he  will not depart therefrom" is specially applicable to the novice dairyman. They should cultivate the  acquaintance of good buttermakers,  of whom the Valley has a fair-  share, and get to know when cream  is ripe for churning; find out how  much salt is needed to give the  right  flavor in   that  respect, and  rrai-iona llxr   drtrmoinf  f hat������.oolirao  v_rr.4--V  the system adopted by buttermakers whose product is in demand���������  local storekeepers can give you  their names.  Previous to the outbreak of war  the Denmark butter averaged close  to $1 a pound the world over, and  scarce at that price. People will  pay the price for the gilt edge  article. Produce the high grade  stuff, put up properly, and you will  have no trouble getting first grade  prices���������and incidentally do much to  build up a reputation for the dairy  products of the Creston Valley in  future years.  This week we are showing what we believe to be  the nicest and newest line of Dry Goods that  the ladies   of   Creston   have    ever   had    the  pleasure of selecting from in town.     We have  Prints, Dress Ginghams, Dress Crepe, Voile  Pktrse Cloth, Apron Ginghain, Heavy Ducks  Also Shirtings  for Men's and Boys5 wear  These are all in the popular 1915 effects which we  bought right. Your inspection will convince you  of their superiority and we know that the price will  satisfy the most thrifty buyer.  We invite your   inspection while  the   lines are  complete.       It's a pleasure to show these goods.  In  L  _ _ ___ _ M _"������  !__?__ IfBJ  Bsesiiu gg&ggy  HP���������      IA  SfS 5   ________  1  uumb tur  tfiffi.fW._SL Pi fl  ���������MB��������� SDH  suit   i_fiyi|   iguun fs-ggyisis  Your money back if goods  are not satisfactory  ^Cjk_-<  Phone 63  General Merchant  CRESTON  Valley Looks to  Have a Fair Crop  A visit to a fow of tlio ranches in tho  Valley, between town nnd north (or  west) almost to Alico Siding, indicates  that that section ho far litis every assurance of bettor than a medium crop  in almost every line in fruits.  Starting with strawberries, tho picking of which is nicely under way, the  season promises a splendid yield, though it must not be overlooked that  this section is not particularly strong  on this lino of fruit. Up to tho present weather conditions havo been  about all thut could bo d__._i._l, but  bright sunny days for another week or  longer will bo particularly welcome.  It ������.. c.-.trcuu-'ly dotilstful if nny provi-  onti yt-av hu.s hrougitt U> market a but-  ti'i' sample of bony, size, color and  llavor considered, than thoso now being gall i ered.  If average weather prevails this  year's raspberry crop should exceed  the 1014 output 20 per cent.. The show  oi' berries and hloHsoms righl now  couh.������ hardly be improved on. .Vi-big  (be tall end of last, season wuh declded-  ly dry, moil reioe������nl������<'riiM������ that thin  HiNiMou is so far a good week or ten  tin yd earlier i ban n year ago, tho ov-  noi't of t'OHiiberrle'H nmv roaMotiahlv be  I expected to eclipse I OH figures.  |    Tbe plum --rop In this seel Ion maybe  set down as lighter than 1914. On the  Compton ranch, .where there are a few-  trees things look favorable fora heavy  crop almost. Andy Miller, who also  has a few trees, finds things pretty  much the same as a year ago, while on  the Pease and Rose & Watcher ranch-  ������������������ j_t. ���������^i. ���������!._��������������������������� ��������� -,._---,;,_.,_,-i---_   -; .-!__   .  ca biicauuiyiug is   Cuusiuciauiy  Jigi__t;i*  than 1914; which was a banner year.  Rose & Watcher have a fine prospect  fort; prunes, and Mr. Pease has a really  fine outlook -for Burbsnks���������the first  in the history ot his plum orchard.  Pears do not loom up large on the  ranches enumerated, though ail have  a few trees which are carrying a lot  of healthy looking young fruit. And  the same observation applies to the  cherries, Mr. Watcher estimating his  sour cherry crop as promising 20 per  _-jC_������V.      V\_._ _ _v-������ 4-Y. OV������   iw  1Q_.I^  Where the "leaf curl" has got in its  work���������and it has done so pretty generally���������its all off with ��������� the peach crop,  though on the Pease property there  are a few trees of , Elbertas that show  as nice a yield as one could wish to see.  Por this section a safe prediction on  the apple crop would be that it will  average up pretty well with 1014. A.  Miller, who has quite tt young orchard  finds the outlook pretty much the  same as a year ago. Rose & Watcher  look for a falling off as high as 20 per  cent. W. A. Pease will have an average crop.' while on the Compton place,  if the "Juno drop" is not severe there  will be an increased output of 40 per  cent. In connection with this property  it should be noted that in 1014 the  "drop" was excessive, Mr. Compton  figuring that it cost him almost 1,000  boxes abovo a normal shrinkage from  this cause.  Taking thoso four ranches as representative of the section in which they  aro located indications point to a good  year particularly for Transparent.!,  Wagmr and Jonathan, with the Duchess, Mcintosh Rod, Baldwin, Spltaon-  borg, .Snows and Nonsuch also considerably in evidence. ; On these same  places 1014 was a big year for Baldwin,  Grecnlnga and Wealthy. So far "June  drop" h������������ been light, but in view of  the previous wot weather it is being  ���������watched with more than tho usual interest, particularly on those trees  whore an average thinning out by this  process will save the orchard 1st the  trouble ot reducing stock. At present  Yellow Transparent*! promise to be on  the market ten days earlier than last  year.  iu tin_. part the .showing ol clover in  the best ever���������in some fields almost  100 per cent heavier than last year,  Andy Miller has some growing in between the young trees-, with a four foot  strip on either side of the trees cultivated, off which he expects to get almost two tons to the acre. Hose &  \V-iteller huve about, fi.u. iu.i_.. o* alfalfa   that In   looking real   proinii-iiig  l|l������H I   ,.<l������l     ������>..������������.   .......   I*       ....*   *....   It.,,    ������l*.r,4  1 '    "     .7  ��������� -"  "     * -       ..........      ..,(...,.,..  time.  While the rancher!! mentioned are  not Info ve.i'ol'.ah.e ciiHiii** *-i.i>|o������iuli.>* It.  is ifivon Nome alien.Ion a., a utllitv  nop   Hone h   Watcher   have   nhiio.it  three acres in potatoes which they  feed instead of shorts, particularly if  the potato market is low. W. A.  Pease is into carrots which he has  found to be.a high class ration for  hogs, while Mr. Miller has quite an  areain oats and wheat for his poultry.  Ami speaking of poultry, bird fa._i- j  ciers will find the poultry house on  the iatter's ranch worth investigating.  The circular hen roosts are tabooed  here; -renincef8 l-v- an otdina.. v 2s*i  scantling, 4-inch side up, which Mr.  Miller has discovered to be the most  restful perch, .particularly for the  young fowl.  Speaking generally this section  gives every indication of a fair crop  in most every line and everyone is  thoroughly optimistic that the fruit-  srrowin_r indnst. v ia due. t.o Iui.vp n.  rather, successful season.  News of Kootenay  Biairmore citizens have dug up $53-  .75 to finance the towns baseball club.  Bob Madden is thinking some of selling his hotel in Trout Lake City, and  taking over the Kaslo hotel, at Kaslo.  J. W. Hullett of Cranbrook is experimenting with mushroon culture. He  has a 300-foot   indoor garden  sown to  them.  i  Fernie school teachers are being asked to donate a portion of their salary-  to local relief, some as the civic om  ployees.  The employees at Trail smelter aro  giving one days' pay por month to the  Patriotic Fund. It will amount to  $2,100 monthly.  Proportionate with population, Trail  will lead ovory city of the Dominion  in tho sixe of its contribution for relief  and patrintid purposes.  Trail Italians have boen advised from  Italy that thoy must not enlist with  other countries' regiments, but await  their call to tho homo colors.  Ovor 700 tickets woro sold at Natal  for tho patriot concert and dance on  Juno 2nd.- There was a big turnout of  Italians.   Not receipts woro over $500.  Chicken thlovos are abroad just outside Cranbrook and the provincial  police are warning people to keep  tholr chicken houses locked up  sccuroly.  Fernie was too first town to secure  its full allotment of recruits tor the  51th, having pawiod the 100 mark on  Tuesday, tho city of Nelson being a  close second.  Kaslo Kootenaian: With the idea  of cutting down the family meal, bill  materially, quite a number of people  around hero havo gone quite, extensively iiiMi I'im r<(i_ni|4 oi r.ioou.M.  It.... .**K������.rvjr<V      1-1T j-.,-...1.1 .        ������1.-,.. .1 .. ,., ,.,,     f ..  Jackson laya claim to having the first  sweet peimin bloom In (V.-iibrook.  . Tor e< of or e the vei-ord for iho fo-ut ������������.-  liearance of this flower was about  June 0th.  Game is reported    more   plentiful  than usual in the' hills around Elko.  v^FauOrOOis.   g&Tiuercu   its    niSu    i't-iii,  ripe, 1916 wild strawberries la. t week.  Elko had   a sock day last   Wednesday.   Forty-five pairs were contribut-  Kaslo had no trouble raising twenty-  five recruits for the. all-Kootenay Regiment. ;".. ' *  There are no.w"-about 225 aliens interned at the detention camp at Leth-  __..:_i-... ..-.-.-.. , *.   ���������.  xtxxxxp^x?. ...-'* , -  The Columbia River. Lumber Co.  will start their "mill at Golden this  month.  Rossland school will have thirty-two  pupils" writidg on the entrance examination.  New Denver's ��������� public and Sunday  pupilBgave $42 to the Belgium children shilling fund.  Golden's  May.-rainfall   was not  ex-.'���������.  cessive���������1.62-inches as compared with  1.10 inches in 1914.  From now. until the end of the win-  Trail will contribute $2,500 a month to  the Patriotic Fund.  The Women's Institute want to  have a flower show ih connection with  Cranbrook's fair.ftV.r.  New Denver had a credit balance of  $16.70 after paying ull expenses of,its<  Empire Day celebration.  Herald: Cranbrook mosquitoes are  beginning to send in their bills. They  do not require a war stamp.  .  Cranhrooks chief of police claims to  be footling prisoners at a cost of 18  cents por day���������3J cents per meal.  There are over 150 Italians in Trail  of whom 01 are reservists. The reservists uro preparing to leave for Italy.  Tho superintendent of the fish hatchery at Gerard is looking fora likely  stream In which to secure trout spawn*  . Rossland hunters aro asking the  government that the open season for  grouse bo from Octobor 1st to December 16th.  Kaslo's 24th of May celebration  didn't make expenses. The city council will be asked for enough to square  tho dollolt.  Tho Proubytoriun bible class at Kaslo In  giving a  little  proseht   of!J.f.to  i;:;;l. i* !i;< jueitjl-ri'-, v.'JUi U_i ;:!1-Iv.ool.-  enay llnglment.  The erection of a. complete modern  plant for tho reduction of by-products  of thoir minen in contemplated by the  Crow's Nest Puss Coal Co,  Uosi-land and Trail citizens have  present������d the recruits lo the nll-T. oot-  enay Kcgnnent irom those cities with  a pine nnd tobacco pouch each.  Tho pnat fioniicn has   been a pretty  uii'-.i.t.Iafa_tnry one  for the trappciv., II.  ttt tn\t. Mix'thlm. like it dncetit nrl/vi fov  fill _. *  n  if  ���������II asmmmmmmmm  i^7~-Jt���������.���������������--  ^--m.  THE CRESTON REVIEW  SJABT!fit-ES T-lBfig    ������ra n������  HUllliUULlUSlHL    NtLfS  Conducted by L. R HART1LL/B.S.Am  __,qiqm������uv j- i.isv auuxcm ._. _u.b_uopuuw.  Creston, B.C. Telephone 81  1  Live Stock on Fruit Farms  quarters  cow.  be  provided  for the  dairy  Some form of stock raising can oft/en be profitably combined with  orcharding both from the point of  view of additional income and tho conservation of soil fertility. The greatest danger from it is that few men eat_  make a success of several lines of agriculture at the same time. Dairy cattle, hogs and poultry have been suc-  cesfully combined with orcharding iu  British Columbia. In the dry belt,  poultry raising promises well, while in  the humid sections poultiy raising  and dairying or a combination of the  two have long been profitable adjuncts  to orcharding/ Where dairying is engaged in as a side line to orcharding,  it will usually be found profitable to  keep some hogs.  Live stock such as horses and cows  should never be permitted to trample  orchard land, especially when it is wet.  Hogs should be kept away from young  trees but may be allowed to run  among old ones.  In favorable localities bee-keeping  should prove a profitable side line for  the orchardist.  Care and Management of  Dairy Cattle  If success is to, be attained in dairying every detail must be considered  and one of no small importance is the.  dairy barn. The dairy cow is in a  measure an artificial animal and one  responds readily to the care and skill  of the herdsman by increased milk  production and just as certainly she  responds to cold, neglect, rough treatment etc. by diminished production.  Beef cattle are fed a ration that is  of a fattening nature and which is  cioseiy assoc_ateu witii lueat prod uet loti.  On the other hand the dairy cow is fed  ���������a highly nitrogenous ration to support  milk production and one which has  but, little heat producing- ^ahie, consequently   it is  essential   that good  NOTICE  m  Pound District Act and Pound  District Amendment Act  Stables.'  Since the dairy cow produces milk  for human- food it is' important that  the cow be kept in a healthy condition and the barns be so constructed  that the milk can be handled in a sanitary manner. Plenty of air and sunshine are the first requisites. Too  many dairy barns are dark and dirty  with but poor, ventilation; such barns  need a thorough cleaning and whitewashing and the installation of more  windows.  A dairy barn should be so constructed as to facilitate the work and at the  same time be comfortable for the cows,  For sections of the province where the  winters are cold a high ceiling is not  to be recommended, eight' to ten feet  is high enough. Plenty of room should  be allowed behind the animals for a  TOjrlo walk; *������__ R������?ch fl. -walk makes the  barn easier to keep clean. Cement is  now being used in the construction of  floors and walls and when it _-_ properly made with air spaces in the walls,  it is very satisfactory, being durable  and easy to clean, although in section's  where the winters are severe it is  hardly advisable to have the stall  floors made of it. unless they have a  wood topping, that is, a covering of  wood that is easily removed for cleaning.  Manure should not be stored under  the stable, but should be sent to a pit  some distance from the barn.  There are many kinds of stalls in use  arid nearly all have their good points.  One of the easiest on both man and  cow is some form of swing stanchion,  with a bent iron rod extending back  half the length of the stall and down  to the floor, to seperate the cows and  prevent their stepping on each other.  In summing up it may* be said that  a stable should be well lighted, well  ventilated} warm enough to be comfortable in mid-winter and convenient  both for the cattle and for the herdsman.  Milking ������  The milking should be, done regularly night and morning arid at equal intervals, that is if the milking- is done  in the morning at six, it should be  done also at six in the evening.  If there is more than one milker,  each should have certain cows to milk  and should milk these regularly, commencing with the same one at a certain timeand milking them inrotation.  ���������the'milking should' be'done with both  hands and as rapidly as possible without hurting the cow. As jn all opera-  tion^with dairy cattle, gentleness is.  absolutely necessary.  Gestation Period  " The gestation period of cows is nine  months. As the time draws near for  parturition the udder becomes distended and hard and the muscles and tendons relax on each Ride of the rump  giving a hollowed appearance. During  the summer months if the flies are not  bad and the weather is suitable, it is  at first at* least three times a day,  having the milk at blood heat. By the  time the, calf is three weeks or a  month old it will begin to nibble hay  if it ean get it., ������ats and bran can now  be given^ in small quantities, it will  tiik'e the calf only a little time to learn  to eat them; and some good clover or  1-_ *_���������_���������������*  manger also. As the calf learns to eat  dry feed, a handful; df oil meal and a  ha_-d������ui of corn rueai may be added to  the ration, but nothing excells oats.  The object of the feeding throughout  is to develope ?_ strongs large and -well  muscled framework.  During the first few months of its  life the calf should be kept inside in  clean corof ortable quarters, with plenty of light aud pure air. In winter it  should be~ protected from the cold, aad  in summer f rorri the- heat and flies,  Never allow grairi to be left in the  manger from one feeding to another.  '-M- II _- 1-1   1-..   _l , 3      __   _.!__  V_t?a.ii_ij__r:-0   Duuum xra uilidc.-. vcu    __._ vxak*  raUtter of feeding the calf. Scald the  milk pail well each day, it is otherwise  apt to get sc$r and cause scours and  other digestive troubles. The same  treatment applies to heifers and to bull  calves. ��������� .  _-___4*    _ _-������_-_r_  fJ*.*V    IUW  Editor's Note���������This is the first instalment of a very timely article and  will continue in/onr June 18-25 issues.  Fruit Officials are  m*__!���������    _n__*  M.  U-.&   *_->__  sTmym^Sxi   V^ JJT MIA AA0 A A A  SPECIAL NOTE: Trains Nos. i and % Imperial  -Limited, will not carrv dav coaches between  ���������__-_-_ * ^^ m/ mf  Winnipeg and Revelstoke, and only passengers  .holding sleeping car accommodation can travel  between these and intervening points on these  trains.  DISTRICT PASSENGER AGENT  CALGARY, Alta.  ae  ___  -_V  Whereas notice has been duly given  of the intention to constitute the following district at Creston, B.C., as a  pound district \inder the provisions of  Section 2 of the -'Pound District Act,"  namely: Commencing at the S.W,  corner of Lot 525, and following a line  iti an easterly direction to "the S.E.  corner of Lot 525, and continuing easterly to the S.E- corner of Sub. Lot 15,  thence north to the N.E. corner of I best to keen a cow..in the latter part of  Sub.; ^t,' 17,   th^ gestation period out of doors as  &������}���������I^^&���������������^*W&: she may  then receive plenty  of exer-  ������  in a northerly direction to the N.B.  corner- of Lot 524, thence west to the  N.W. corner of Lot 524, thence south  to the point of commencement.  And whereas objection to the constitution of such proposed pound district has been received from thirteen  (13)'proprietors of land within such  proposed district;  ���������'-.-..';  Therefore, notice is hereby that the  majority of! the' proprietors of land  'within thirty days from the "posting  and publishing of this notice,"forward  to the Minister thoir petition in tho  form required by Section 5 of tho Act,  or otherwise such pound district will  n of be constituted.  Dated this 8rd day of May, 1015.  W. J. BOWSER,  Minister of Finance and Agriculture.  8&  ������  MINERAL ACT  voiim iv  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVMENTS  NOTICE  Mayflower Mineral Claim, situate in  the Nolson Mining Division of Kootenay District. Whoro located: About  hIx and one half nill������_ nouth of flalroo  B.C., and near Shoop Crook.  Take notice that I, A. II. Green,  acting as agent for II, F. McCaslln,  l������_'oo Minerh 4Joitilh.aU) .No. -tiSitiOlU,  intend, t.ixty dayw ironi tho dale Uui-o  of������ to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a Certiilcato of Iuiprov_iiu.iitH, for  the purno.!������. of obtaining n Orown  Mr ant of tho above claim.  And further take notice that notion,  under miction 85, must 'be coniinonoed  before the luauance of nuch Certificate  of Improv-tnentn.  Dated thin 2flth day of March, A.D.  Wlfi. 22 A. H.GREEN  OllY    LOWENBEttG  ilovrflui.Tiwn   Mmoivrkw  cise and be more apt to -be in the best  condition for calving.  Rearing the Calf  A properly reared dairy animal is  trained from birth with a view,to the  production of milk. Tho ideal Is a cow  that can consume large quantities of  food and change it into milk rather  than into flesh excepting for what is  required to keep the animal healthy  and strong.  Do not feed foods that haye a tendency to fatten. Let the calf suckle  its dam tho first two or three days.  The first milk, the colostrum, is a  natural physic and "essential to the  calf.  Toach it to drink as soon ao possible.  If it does not readily learn, skip a  meal and there will usually bo no fur-  thor trouble. For tho fir ������t ten dayn  ortwowooks aftor the calf has been  tn,ught to drink feed it Whole milk,  always warm and proforalily from tho  samo cow each tlmo. Now skimmed  milk is being substituted for wholo  miik, it is a good thing to feud flaxseed  jolly to take the placo of tho nutrients  that are lacking In tho skimmed milk,  beginning with a spoonful and Increas-  inir gradually. Flav-m'i'd jolly in made  by boiling tho meal.  Scours can generally bo prevented  hy adding a nmall liahdful of blood  meal or blood Hour to the daily ration  and by cloanllnosH. If a calf does contract Hoourfl a gotid remedy In cantor  oil and Hiibnltrato of bismuth. Administer from two to four tablc_poonn-  ninth. Adminluter from two to four  w-o.������i_|iutin*iu__ of diihijoi* oil nod follow thin In about six bourn with as  much unbolt. i_U>  of hiniiiuth oh cult ho  R.,M. Winslow, provincial horticulturist, has just ..completed a trip  through the Okanagan and mainland  districts, and in aujnterview expresses  the utmost confidence in 1915 being a  pretty fair all round year for the British Columbia fruit-growers.  From personal observation and a  study of reports from the apple-exporting sections of 'the Northwestern  States, Mr. Winslow finds that apples  are shor4t nearly every where, so that  prices can hardly fail to be high. In  Kootenay the crop will be above normal���������equal to that of 1914. Baldwins  and Starks and some of the e_vlipr  varieties are lighter than others.  Cherries are scarce everywhere  and consequently,-, .will bring good  prices. It was expected earlier in the  season that the Okanagan would have  a bumper cherry crop but the drop  T-.-_.C_   "--_!____���������_������������������_������������������.���������*. Kq  .������ ������*-*?    .������-_,WM. *  j  * T ^ *���������������*.  The peach crop in Wenatchee is 30  per cent, below 1914 and in Yakima  the decrease is a good 20 per cent. In  the Okanagan the yield will be hardly  as heavy as a year ago.' In view of  this apparent all-round shortage Mr.  Winslow is of opiuion that good prices  can be expected from this fruit.  There will probably be a good crop  of pears but as this fruit will also be  heavy in Yakima and Southern Oregon  as well, high prices can hardly be expected.- ,  Mr. Winslow makes no observation  on the plum crop,y but the Dominion  fruit crop report for June states that  British .'Columbia reports a minimum  crop in the Coast district and about 75  per cent. Of last year's crop in the  inland valleys.  It is interesting to note in the Dominion fruit bulletin that the acreage  under tomatoes in Eastern Canada is  considerably reduced "this year and  many canning factories will not be  operated. The supply of tomatoes on  the market will bo small ' compared  with last year. .  Disdussing the 1915 markets the Dominion Fruit Commissioner remarks:  "There seems to, be no iinmediate  cause for the producers to be discouraged, Later in , the season will be  quite soon enough for that, if.there it.  any need for discouragement at all. In  the meantime, growers will be doing  themselves the best possible service if  thoy tako care of their crop just as  they would In an 'Ordinary season. If  the fruit is of good quality and is well  packed, there is jio reason to doubt  thnt thoro will bo a demand for it*at  prices which will roturn tho producer  a, satisfactory figure.  Agricultural conditions in tho wost  aro extremely favorablo and thero is  eyory indication that the farmers will  receive good prices and that money  will circulate freely. Up to the pros-  ont tlmo th������*..o Vhih boon practically  m much rainfall _n tho grain growing  auctions of the Piahlo Provinces as  there was during the wholo of Jiiat  MO-U-uii, ho that tho , danger of famine  districts is uli-cady oHuiinatud,  r^  &  rp  \  ei  __C-  The Leading  Hotel of the  Fruit   , Belt  Our  Calt  Guests  cAgain  \/OU will make' do mistake  ������ when you get off the train  if you sign the register at  the Creston Hotel. Travelling  men will substantiate 'this. We  study the comfort of our guests.  The rooms are well furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  -3&  X-S**  *_������o  G&  <&  TUJ .*>*������������������* 4*4 ��������� ��������������� ���������������% -W_>_-������ *���������_-���������  JL 1 CttUU U.4XX LUJ ������2  IVi  TV/I itimrt  J.VA; ^lu5  TV/1 *CmmT*\  ***_������ VJU4  Lumbermen,   Ranchers,  and Commercials.  Tourists  <&  Q&  L B, Moran  Prop,  &  &  THE GANABIAM BANK  ..������������������������������������^.^OF.^M'MEte^ ���������"���������  -       8m; EDMUND WALKER*^C.V.O.. LL. D��������� D.C.L., Preotdent  A-LEXA-ttBEIt LAIRD- General Manager JOHN . AIRD, Abb** General Mnnaoer  CAPITAL, $15,000,000     RESERVE FUM03 $13,500.000  FARMERS*. BUSINESS  The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every  facility for the transaction of their banking business, including  the discount and collection of sales notes. Blank sales notes  are supplied free of charge on application. S2B  C. G. BENNETT  Manager Creston Branch  Tho   Vol .ion   Nowh   atatou   that at  ^  lfMiHt Jl.WW) hownf-'of Oltimngni- wrmlon   ������    SlcipjllS &!icl CtltterS  wiii ho itiiippoU to Au-iti'atia tt������Ui yc-ar.  Rstvwuin   fi,000.iiul  0,000   huxoii  of  Okanagan  applen, oraliont  fi-urteen  *-u.'lo-ul-i,   accordipg lo   pi u;i'.;\t p?;;*,;;,,  I Transfer, livery and Feed Stables  if* '  |   Slitpmciit of McLatiglin Sleighs aud Cutters ou Hand  I '������������������ . ��������� TEAM'SLEIGHS'  g      Harness, Single and Double and Supplies on Hand  ���������A  m Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness  COAL FOR SALE  %  H.S. McCreath, Prop,  Ol  1-  .v^.,1 t.  0,-,,ll,    A #_.|_.������  ��������� !.������..  " tf RCTAM  ������ r  >T>������..  .".I   I,  .1..  ���������1 I /..Il \\i������ fl������<- Oli* ������n'������<������'���������������������'- TTnf*������./l nivovf****'  t  gjji   i. none 6������ Hnrrtar Avonnn Hox 14  v,������*-���������������>���������������> V������'lJ'>*'W_������*W*>������'>>'W'������'WIV*V*V'>.'V'^ )m*t*nmTmmwmm  *B   if_  TKEIffiVISWrCllESiv^r* ���������  "TP-  ___ SL  A GOOD CHEW IN  A CLEAN WRAPPER.  10 CENTS PEE PLUG  .  _ "v mm  ^^   j       j_u.auy. ��������� on,     su  *NNV i''steady on, boys!  jjjj|! wasn't lniuclered,-  hi J wasn't, some one  Ver.  ^_r  IP"  _-V'_"���������* ������-������.   _r*_T_.  By Basil Tozer  j||     Ward,   Lock   &   Qo.,   Limited  Hi London,  Melbourne and  Toronto  %..'. . .  ..,1, -  0  ���������yCott tinned)  One man amid the circle o. spectu  tors  fell  forward  oa  -.is knee..,  ami  was   very   sick,   anu   another   cursed  him   for  a   fool.     Several   others  relaxed    their  strained and  tense attitudes,  so tar as  to  take bottles  and  flasks   from   their   pockets;   and   all  who   drank,   drank   deeply,   and   yet  even while they drank they kept their  fascinated  eyes  upon  the  wood, the  flames, the man that these encircled.  Then, from behind, came Mrs.: Bryau,  and put lier horse right at Ui? circle j n0\v  Steady  on,"' shouted Jabc/. Hunt;!  It" Mrs. Bryan here j  us  seemingly    she j  ! wasn't,' some one was murdered, for i i  ' saw  human hones  taken .out  oi the  ashes where the five had been.'5      .,'���������������������������!  "Oh, you galoot !"yci*ied Mrs. Bryan, j  "that was a skeleton Noah Siddle sot  from  down east, and put  then., and  hired*me to keep out o������ the way.    I  didn't know then, but now 1 see there  was some one he. hated, and h_ made  you a lot of paper dolls to do. what  he wanted.    \Vhy,A you   galoots,  you  pack of fools! we have an been dolus  his work for him without knowing^ it  or knowing why."  I_u������������__ iuunis iinu SeiXcsl UpOVi t-h-?-  faggots ���������that, were piled round ihe  three vUrtiins, eager hands were  wrenching at the chains that bound  them- in a..moment, as it seemed, all  three were released and borne together to meet ia the. midst of that  mass'.of excited, htunanity.  "Yea, hut. what's " he. "done. it-, for?  what did old Noah do it for*-" protested Jabes*; "I don't yet the hang of all  this."1* .  "Noah Siddle hated them, and you,  too," said Mrs. Bryan.    "1 can see it  He wanted to make use of you  of men, and beat it. and drove iu on ;  them, knocking down some, ami j  breaking her way through- Higbt into ;  the middle of the space they had sur-.  rounded she came at a gallop, aad [  rode straight at the p'led wood where j  the flames still grew, and where ovie j  had already thrust otic a red tongue to j  lick Hugh upon the cheek. j  The horse reared ���������'up ou its hind j  legs as it came to the fire, and JMrs. I  Bryan slid down iron- its back to the j  ground. Rushing to the burning wood, !  she caught jt with lier hare band, and [  scattered it right and left.  ���������'Hi, you!" shouted Jahe;: Hunt, who  had not recognized iter, as he came  running with his oil and matches  from the stake where Mr. Heth.rins-  tou was fastened, where he had just  been on ihe point of firing the wood:  "what are you doing?7' , _  For answer, Mrs. Bryan ran at him, I very tightly clenched, and with it he  and screamed, and seized the oil can I dealt Jabez'such a blow between-the  from him, and flung it.far away, and I eyes as sent him flying, to  fall full  to destroy them, and then, when iu-  quiries were made, nobody could have  blamed him; und you hoys would have  had to stand the racket. .  "Then, perhaps," said the Baptist  deacon, "them's white men, after  all."  "I shouldn't wonder," said Mrs.  Bryan.  '������������������'We told you so, but you would uot  listen to us,*' said Hugh.  He was standing supporting Eira on  ' one arm, while Mr. Hetherington, still  | dazed, as it seemed,    crouched    and  j trembled at their feet-  "Well," said .lahev. Hunt, approach-  l ing Hugh, * 'all 1 can say is, I'm sorry,  \ and no man can say more," and he  j held out his hand. "Shake," he said  {cordially,  "black  or  white,   or   wh.it-  VO-  he succeeded in .setting the dyo applied.  "That's so," agreed a new voice, ' no  doubt abont his being a white man  uew, eh, Is there, roe.?"  Hugh recognized his* voice- also, and  sat upright with- a .ievk. Behind tho  doctor, whom he had been helping,  was a man whose face still showed  traces of a heavy bruise between th3  eyes, ami in whom Hugh at once recognized Jabez Hunt.  ���������'What does, lie want? Take him  away." exclaimed Hush quickly.  "Now, partner," said .'lube?-,- mildly  depreeutiugly, "don't hear ill-will, Mistakes will happen, you know, and; all  ������,,.  'ivAyo   v������y.y  j.-iol-jy   oonceviifid,"  O"0ouiouiui your -impudence,"- said  Hugh with some heat.  "i  know just  how  you   feel/' said  ; Jabex. soothingly.    "I don't deny a little  feeling ������������������on^-y-.our part  is  natural  enough, hutevVjry man in this country, sir, is bent on being friends, and  you   can't  help    yourself    about   it.  Friends we are, and friends we will  remain   so why not make the best of  it, Mr. Tallentine?"  \     "Jabez has never slept since-���������since  j that evening,"'.Said  lOira  softly:   "he  jhas been sitting here by you, or by  I Mr. Hetherington, all the time. I think  j you must try to forgive him."  j     Hugh was ygoing to reply with tem-  S per that he. would do nothing of the  sort, hut on the contrary complain to  the   English.-��������� and   American   authorities, when he caught a glance from  "Gira's    eyes, at ouce compelling and  appealing.  "All right, then," he said with the  worst grace in .the world; "I suppose  I must look upon the way we were  treated as a form of western hospitality.  "Western hospitality, sir," said Jabez earnestly, "will never fail you  from this t.ay henceforth."  "And now you must lie quiet, and  try to  go  to  sleep,"  said Eira. "you  have not been very well, you know."  (To Be Continued)  Farming and Credit  _!r_ft!*r   ***��������� *h*  uiyv      t. w     ** ��������� ��������� ���������*���������*  Sow Flaxseed  System"  of  The man who ';  Cn*r>tvi_)ii������  - .     u     **i  * **m**>  Easy   Credits  most  Crrtivi    iVtm  -eta  an vie a on  furming from most people is the.  farmer. Mauy of us appear to imagine  that the mau who knows less about  farming than anyone else is the farm  or. The business man says sufficient  business methods do -not prevail iu  farming. But often lis forgets that  farming is a mode of living as well as  an occupation and a livelihood. The  average ' business is on a different  plane. It combines home and office, it  combines a back 'gui'dei. and a liuii-  dred acres. ������������������.--.  An   Ontario   high   school   teacher,  discussing what he  termed  the  lack  VI Kixx x\j .JUVV ���������  lllj#  Season  r'armors wiii do weii to Su\V _o__c  flaxseed this spring as prices promise to he high. Winnipeg . October  flax already being hid up to over $1.85  par bushel. The favorable weather  this Spring has .enabled farmers to  get tlieii* wheat seeded fully two  weeks earlier than usual, thus affording additional time to get flax seed-  i ed in.  j conditions.  j     Furthermore, as flaxseed is the best  i crop to put in oh first urea-rnng,'every  effort should be made to break up all  the land possible and sow to flaxseed,  i thereby preparing the land for wheat  good  under   ideal  of-    business  methods   on  the   farm, I next year ana at the same time get- . Wkm  cx-iil-     "Tin.    -A*.-   fofmnra   toon    1 .n-V_ a V : _���������__   .     _     _��������� _.-*_ __,     _.....-.     ���������*    _j���������������������������X������j     ik!n ������_____������������������.  Hugh lifted his hand, hut his hand J  then she screamed again. ]  ri���������-     .   ���������. .,      -..^.....     ..... .������--. .-_.- -i.     -..--.t   '  __.V/i_   ii.      J- Oil      _-_iA^*������       ;Si _   .   . _._"tj>_.-   ������_      ^-_-_������   .  know me?" she cried.  "Why,   it's   Mrs.     Bryan,"     gaspeui.  .labez;   "what, "���������"i.eren't   you   murdered ?"  "No, I never was," said Mrs. Bryan  indignantly. i  The  world  van like  a  living  thing}  through the crowd of the lynchers, no j  longer  silent    and     motionless,    but j  shouting,    stammering, grasping, running wildly to and fro-  The burning wood surrounding  1-iitgh was flung all ways; and one  man who had been pushed down, and  for a moment held on the top of a  burning brand, sat bellowing his pain.  No one understood what was happening, hut all saw that at least something was wrong with their plans;  and swift as the name ot Mrs. Bryan  passed from mouth to mouth, there  was one that leaped and followed it,  and here and there, indeed outstripped  it. "Innocent," one said, and "Innocent another reputed, and "Innocent"  they whispered over and over again  to themselves; and some who had  never shown a sign of emotion before  were now trembling and shaking, and  wiping sweat from their foreheads,  and many, too, were weeping.  len  _���������...  on the  ���������>-1---_._w������      ������������������������  ;th  where  ������-**V*- ���������������_ -������������������������������* 4-  lie  lay  _ . _ /I _TV f* O *^  ground,  ~-������    ._ +!ic skv     _ _  what had happened to him.  At that the crowd fell to cheering  wildly.  Hugh looked round at them "with  flashing eyes, in the mood to rush on  them, and go on hitting out wildly  at them so long as he could move a  Moon  Keeping  a Straight *Path  Cop���������Come   along   now!     ,1   arrest  you for being full.  Liushman���������Well, arresht th'  moon;  that's full. too.  Cop���������Maybe     it     is.     but   it   isn't  staggerih'   along     an'   bumping   into  everybody.  said: "But do farmers keep books?  The farmer replied: "Do you?" The  answer was "No." The farmer who  keeps his books on a shingle or a  barn door is just as likely to be successful in farming as a city man who  thinks a set of ledgers is the greatest  farm asset.  In   the   discussion   of   credit   there  may also be a tendency to think for  the   farmer;     Every   borrower   must  have  a proper basis  of credit-     The  cry in some quarters is that the farmer     is  not  granted  sufficient  credit,  that the banks  are  harsh  with  him.  This   seems   to   be   a  mistake.     The  banks  like for a  customer a farmer  With   a  proper  basis   of  credit,  ju3t  as much as they do a manufacturer or  anyone   else   with   a   similar   credit  standing.    One  farmer at least tells  the Monetary Times that the trouble  is  often  that farmers  get credit  too  easily  and   that   that  is   a     frequent  cause   of  distress.     This'   opinion   is  confirmed   by   some   interesting   figures    from    the Bradwe.1    district of  Saskatchewan.      Of    .17    homestead  failures,   8   are   said   to   he   due   to  purchasing threshing outfits, the new  owners being unable to run them, and  3 to getting into debt  too deeply. Of  100   farmers   in  the   district.  24   purchased too much land, considering the  capital   they   had.     Eight     are   still  heavily involved for threshing outfits  and   power  machinery  and   about  40  are simiiiariy involved for horses and  equipment.���������Monetary Times.  ting a found crop of flaxseed this  year at prices that promise to mak.  it a most profitable"crop.  Under normal weather conditions  flaxseeding caa be extended well lnte  June, thus giving ample time to break  up a lot of land of which full advantage should be taken.-  GLOVES AND MITTS  Union Made  PIT, QUALITY and WORKMANSHIP  OUR  MOTTO  Samples sent your dealer on request.  Ft. G. LONG & CO.. UMLTKD, Toronto  Keep Dairy Records  Where no    cow-testing    has    been  +-_...-.  JA.  Mr. Pester���������This  a dog to eat.  Mrs. Pester���������Dear little  already had her dinner.  dinner isn't fit for  Trixie .has  Dentist���������Before filling your teeth I  will have to treat them.  Pat���������A foine idea. Make it whiskey  for the bunch!  practiced, a n_.oi_.erat.*? c_iiiuatc xo  three  out of  20 cows  consume  fee<3  valued as high as tha price received  ������-s... -*������-.������-.-  -.I-*...- ~.z^.\a    r\*.:   __,*.-..,a-.   ^4**-.  1.U--     ---l-lv    .__-���������J     JrXG&ll.    XJCXXl $     1G\/U1U0   XXXXXX  at detecting these bovine crooks; but  further, a study of records, kept so  easily, shows the dairymen which  cows produce the most milk and fat,  and  which  produce them  the  cheap-  _a<?r  Policeman-  hirn air!  v-uice v.-nji--  hair, hoiiicer!  from London!  -Stand back    and    give  Ciunuj  !E  ne  eus-  UUII u  fog:  u6������u  '"-_."S  is Q������Qod+45S������*  OLD  BACKS  NEEB HELP  (When people get to be 50 ami 60  and 70, they need a little help some-  j time to Ret through with the day's  work.   Their backs can't stand the  | heavy loads, the steady strain, of  ; lusty youth.   Thoy need  ^_K  Z3  rort THE J0L KIDNEYS  Si. Itapli.i-1 Out., Jan. "uh.  i;u) kih-\i pjiini'. iu niv  I'lie  "1'iMir vr_r*i aijo, I  b*n-U t!).!t 1 <-n������lil not v.-oi'U. The pains c.\-  tri.ileil lo ������iy arms. Hidr* .-mil yhonhlori. I  ij*.cil nmnv Uimls of inc-.iiiMin: for ovt r;i j i-.ir.  none of \vlii.li iliil me* very ij.itt'li jyooil. 1 rr.'nl  .iIh-.ui <-in l'lll'i nnil t.rnt lor ;i s.i'.nple ami  ii^.-.l ilii-in anJ it'iiiiil l\n~ p.uns w.tc K;.ivini������  ii,.! ami J v.-ic t'pclni;,' Iwii.t. So 1 liiintjlit  one bos ,-uiil beforo 1 IwiJ i'*������">l (licn\ nt), die  p;iiii!i wr.-c iilili.'-l |,'iiil- nni) 1 nitilil l.icp lit  ������-orl-.     AltIT I llilll lull. II niX lltlior llOKl!H|   ���������  witn .nliii..!i iriiiiu Ami 1 t c- v-1.--!'. MM nt.' a :i :it  t lie ace* oi'.'O. 1 am :i lAnnwr, now ill ycain  oUl.* MJAMi l.lCALANl)  ��������� '.iu Pill- n.e "MaoV- in (Vuuula".  I fi'lr a box, (i for $2.o(> at all dealer..  Sold iii t'.S. uiitlcr the luuin. ol'  '���������CIN'o" Pill.-;. Trial ircalmcnt  fri-.: if you write Xiitional *>vi\}Z ���������>*<:  C1 -.(���������:���������.���������,:c:il .Co. of Cnnritln. I.iinll'*fl,  Toronto. 'Mi  muscle. But they cheered him wildly  til the sound of it was like the sound  of many waters;, and for the first time  he realized that his left cheek was  raw and red, and giving him intense  pain.  "Boys," shouted some one in the  background, "we have Mrs. Bryan to  thank for what has happened. Ought  we not to give her a taste of Judge  Lynch?"  There were one of two approving  shouts, and then Hugh jur_ije;l forward.  "What! what!" he cried, "haven't  you had enough of lynching yet?''  The question stung them as nothing  else could have done, and the whole  crowd seem ml visibly to shrink he  neath it. Not a man thero but felt tho  rebuke. Hugh stood upright, waiting  to see who would answer him; and  then it seemed that the sound of  cheering he had heard like the sound  of many waters, was now somehow  roaring in his own ears from within  his brain. Me staggered, and .someone  called out something, and then the  whole earth seemed to slip away from  him; nnd with a sign of content he  thought that, now at last all was ovor,  that perhaps ho wag dead or dying,  but that, it waa a least Kira's arms  that h.old him and supported him, and  1-ira'.* face that bent above him.  "NOW SERVING 2,000,000 HOMES"  OI1APT..R  XXXT.  And   Last  waa   tho   stinging   pain  in  to  his  lll'o,  7X* E������<  ���������-���������*-%-***  [1^_SS'^^;*'SmS  iwt!r#'4i_-^  ���������    ������������������*��������� - n������������������. tM_*r������������H������i ���������**���������������!���������* ������*-_*���������_ - -   ���������*__" .1   .      '''v*^iVn*j'i*������������*r,*',''������'' ' '^'  mmmmmmmmvmMMwm  W. N. U. 1053  It  cheek fhut called Hugh hack  and au his conscious!.ess returned to  him ho dlHcovarod that boiuoouo wan  doing something to 11, anil in doing so  wuh hurling lilm badly.  "You lofivi' that ulono," ho mutter-  oil, lifting a hand which waa at once  caught In one munll and cool, while  anothor was laid upon hlu forehead,  "Oh, hui'li'." :t voice niiid, "you must  lot the doctor attend to you.".  When   that,  voice   apoUri   Hugh   wiik  content to U'den.    lie look the hand  thai had touched 1*.!:!, and held it, and,  .'.n.*!*.;'; up, hi:', i-vi*** found  I'MvnV ivil'>  faco, tind met her deep and uear'dilug  ���������.jr.-,'.*.  "All, you an- I'iil'c!" ha nahl.  "'ihi'i'i'!"   tuiid   the   doctor   cheiM'-  I'tiilv; "������. iiuidy burn, but it. will ho all  right noon, and l don't think any near  will remain.    The coloring In coming  oil' tho akin, too."  IIin;h wnn, hi fuel, practically white  [again now, tin  cob.ring going    with  i nni,I..   viiiiiiHly   ns   sunn   :ls   II   lii'kail   lo  ifniii*: imlci'il, th<������ pel iilini* tdihilui'ii'i II.  had and (hat made tho uHln wltli  v. hich II wnn ii'i'idtwi no into iv nogro'i*,  laidcd about, twonty-fou. hoiira.  the Invnitor had c.alculutcd thut  n-M'lod would U\> long .now.)) for  coiiHuminiM inn   oi   UlH  piuim, uih*j  The   Perfection   Stove Company,  Ltd., at Sarnia, Ont., is maiiufac-,  turing: these stoves for distribution  by  The Imperial  Oil Company,  Ltd., throughout the Dominion.  The N.EW PERFECTION- is  the b^st-known and most-liked oil  stove in the world. 9ver 2,000,000  are now in use���������saving money and  labor for their users and keeping  kitchens clean and comfortable.  The NEW PERFECTION  brings gas stove conveniences to  the kitchen. It lights like gas,  cooks like gas. "1, 2, 3, and 4  burner sizes.  Ask your dealer to show j'ou a  NEW PERFECTION Oil Cook-  stove���������-made at Sarnia, Ont., by  Canadian workmen. If he can't  supply you, write us direct,  nOYAl.T-, Oil, OlVHS MIST  MIS! II.'IS  TOE IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY  Limited  BRANCHES IN ALL CITIES  HUM3  only  Hut  Hill!  till'  ^^B*b J*A$^ I.  w m _" ?������" mm amm  ���������. * ���������_.-_-���������������_.������*���������������������.  ��������� *������*_������_  e  _*_*__  __?___. ������*JS_*-__  Nia. times io ten when the fiver Is right the  stomach and bowels are right.  CARTER'S LITTLE  OVER PILLS  vently bill Srraly ceai- _^  ���������pel a lszy liy������ to  ao its ������luty  ���������v-ures ������-.on~  tm        ���������������        - "  iion, .**  Sick -  ttHE REVD������We CM-STON, Be a  +*&-**  Headache, and Distress after Eating.  . Small Pill, Small Dose. Small Price.  Gf nuu������@ must beaf Signature  J 75* YEARS   OF  PROGRESS      - I  . /-���������;���������  The Old RellablA  {CUNARD -LINE  . \     Established  .840  The: World's    Fastest    Weekly  Mail''and Passenger Ocean Service.  Reduction Second Cabin Rates  Sen     ALU-STEAMERS  ."V     INCLUDING UJSITANIA  The  largest,  fastest and  finest-  steamer now in service.  Prepaid passages arranged. Apply to any R.Tt. or S.S. Agent, or  THEXONARD STEAMSHIP ���������0.,  S04 MAIN STREET        WINNIPEG j  Gleaning Seed Grain      !  Type of Screen  Necessary to  Use to  Ensure Clean Seed  ���������rPll_.      1---0      _-..w-       X~_ _.-._-.       J ..- _._.__._.���������    .  ��������� ��������� ~   _._.._._   ok.\,vx   Miauv.il   iiiVjiin jr 'iuiu i  the condition of seed grain used ia  Canada ' showed * that an average of  44 noxious and 138 common weed  seeds were being seeded on each  square rod of land in oats. Seed  Wheat and barley were equally foul  and flax' was about lour times worse.  Over eighty-eight per cent, of the  2,065 samples of wheat, oats, barley  and,, flax collected as' being sown  were reported cleaned with a fanning  mill, buf most of the samples showed  that either the mills were not equipped with" the proper-* sieves or efse  they were not well operated. The  remaining .home-grown seed, almost  eleven per cent, was he_og sown direct from the thresher with no cleaning whatever. Small, broken and  shrunken .seed in the samples also  indicated the failure in grading.  Cereal grains should be grad.d to  remove from one-third to one-half oi*  inuiari raritiers lomnow  to Cultivate the Land  RECOMMENDED    BY-  GOOD   GROCERS  FOJ5. OVER. 40 VBARS  qpp<1c wi  11  IxxO . Ovi YY 111!  It jroufoel'our of sorts* "run dowm' 'got the blues'  SO f*FK_ from KIDNEY, Br.-.������I)EtC. NERVOUS DISEASES,  CHRONIC WBA_WESS.ULCE_S,;>K-.'ERUPTIONS,-IL1ES,  vrita for PREtt cloth hound uepical. book oh  Jheoe dlsea.ea and wonderful curbs affected by  THE NEW FRENCH REMEDY. N.1N,2N..  T" *������m __iK������\F*l O W .ours", ifit11  Ut������r������ra������djr-or voon OWH altmon-. Absolutely PREH  Ko'follow op'circulars. No obligations. Dr. LeClEKC  MSUCO.H.WKRSTOCKKD.HAafSTEAO LONDON.BN'a  WC WAMX TO FKOVX T.HEttAPIOH WILL CV-t* lOU. .  300 CARLOADS  Seed and Table Potatoes  200 CARLOADS  BALED  HAY  Prompt *    Delivery���������Reasonable  Prices.    We    finance  Government  and Municipal Reliet Orders.  Wire, Phone or  Write  to  Wliinn Pr__.i_m������9 fV-__  screenings. Some of the weed seeds  are difficult to separate but most ot.  them can be removed by a fanning  mill. Any make of mill which has  sufficieut shake, angle or slope of  sieves' and wind supply :r.ay be provided with suitable sieves. The top  sieves should be just coarse enough  to let the grain run through and need  sufficient slope to run coarse impurities over the tail of the mill." The  lower screens should have openings  of the size required for grading or  removing weed seeds.  With wheat the grade for' high-  class seed is made over an 8-64 inch  perforated zinc screen. The grade for  oats is made over a screen with slots  5-64 by "-V^-inch. Barley requires the  same type with, slots larger depending on tiie size of the seed. Wild  buckwheat may be removed from  wheat by a screen wtih triangular  perforators 9-64 inch or larger. Flax  requires on top a woven wire sieve  3x16 inch mesh (3 spaces to the inch  one way and .16 the other) and a 1-12  inch perforated screen .below.  If sieves or screen of the desired  size and type cannot be had from the  fanning mill manufacturer, the sheet  material may be obtained through  any reliable seed house and made up  hy a carpenter.���������Seed Branch, Ottawa. .  Keep    Minard's    Liniment    in    tho  house.  502  Confederation  ~~ .  WINNIPEG.  T   .*f___    l-Mrl**  ���������   -��������� - - - JLS*.\mtb*-  Have You Seen Our  EStlfF  Ask For  A local Dreacher who was in tha  habit of taking his wife with him. vto  his preaching appointments, said, on  arrival at"the chapel: "My dear, you  go in there; you will be all right. I  must go round to the vestry." In the  vestibule -the wife was met by a kind-  hearted steward, who. after giving her  a hearty welcome and a hymn book,  conducted her to a comfortable seat.  At the close of the service the-same  kind-hearted steward-gave her a hearty shake of the hand, adding how  pleased he would be toy see her at  the se*-vices each Sunday. Then,  whispering, he said: "But let me tell  you, we don't get a duffer like this  in   the  pulpit every Sunday."  MADE IN CANADA  TORONTO . OMT.  V_II.T1.PEG MOMTREflL  s\ *4*.f> _���������*. ->-*_--_--_*     r\f     t_> o-f S r. n  Day to Hold Institute  Thunder Butte Sub-Station, S,D.~-  By far the most successful institute  ever held among the Indians of the-  reservation was tnat held hece recently when a farmers' institute"* was  combined with the regular Indian ration day. The Indians were present  to draw their allowance of federal  rations from the government.  Boss Farmer Forrest Ii. Stone presided at the meeting. He had invited  a number of Dupree people to be present and assist in the instruction and  many responded. '        ��������� -  Lewis Speaker devoted an������* hour's  time explaining to the Indians the  proper way to plant potatoes, what  varieties brought the best' results,  how the seed potatoes should be cut,  how deep to plant them and other valu:  able information along this line.  Puts-on-His-Siioes, one of the first  Indians in this section to adopt civilization���������from which fact he derived  his name���������told of his experiences in  raising potatoes.  O. S. Geesey spoke on the value of  proper horse raising, showing the Indians how much money they could derive from this source by following certain rules in breeding.  Straight Head and Judge Charley  Corn talked along the same line,  enlarging somewhat on Mr. Geesey's  remarks.  Mrs. Tony Acker "addressed the  meeting to some length on the value  of sheep raising in the reservation  country where pasturage is "bountiful.  She impressed the Red i'leu with the  fact that with sheep there were two  profits to be derived a year from thfe  wool, while the animals could be marketed for mutton at any time.  The second day of the institute was  devoted to alfalfa and corn raising.  Robert Makes Room. Giles Tapitola  and Frank Corn being the principal  speakers.  Brooks7 "Appliance.   JSew  discovery.  Wonderful.  _J������  obnoxio--Springs or parte.  ^   , Automatic   Air   Cushions.  sd_S_r~vl Binds and dtawa the broken  ���������TggJX'   | parts toccther as you would  JSr        i a broken limb.   Ko salves.  Ko plasters.  Ko lies.   Dur-  ���������=,- v- i able, cheap.    Sent o:s iriaj  _ ,     , . _ i-r__.r. t0 lJrove it-    Full information and booklet FREE.  ������. E. BROOKS. tOt;:i state St., _Iu_.l_all-_X.c_-,  Thousands Face Famine  iricinjr  CROSS, SICKLY BABIES  Persons    Are    Eating   Herbs,  Roots and  Dirt to Keep  From  Starving  Many persons are starving to death  in the province of Szecneun. China,  and despite the decree of President  Yuan Shi Kai contributing $100,000  for the relief of the famine sufferers,  thousands of persons are subsisting  on herbs and roots, according to a  note from B. Carlton Baker, American -.oYKsiii a*- G������imp-King   -whicli w_is i"*"'ij,0,'n,^u  received i.y the state department re-1 drugs,  xae Tablets are sold by medi-   ...,-     mi!. -.���������+- ������������������mn ������,, m.^t  _n��������� 1 cine dealers or by mail at 2s. cents a  Mrs. Chas- B. White, Waterford,  N.S., writes: "I have used Baby's  Own Tablets for both my babies and  find them excellent. My baby girl was  cross and sickly but after giving her  the Tablets she became strong, healthy and happy." Baby's Own Tablets  never    fail to  make  sickly children  i*trr_11     *���������*���������.-**> /I     ���������* 1 -* r\    V\> *%4-1*k/*_*������*    *���������____-     ������v*������*-������^-_i    ***1**������ -**���������*���������*���������������     ���������* *-������������������  V* V^ii     U11U      LUC     ii* \J C * * *v������ -.       V.UJJI      f^x. 1   \s      ������,___. w A*--      W  her   children  with   absolute     safety.  ���������.-. <-.i���������i        <i.   jLt.U--.Ll lUJUl 1UUO  _ ,t  IVlli A  A V M������& ^^^A     mm,  AXLE GREASE  Has been your  horse's best  friend for years.  It makes pulling easy. The  mica does it.  Dealers Everywhere  The  IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY  Limited  ___^.  M&de in  Csmacli*  *������_/  orns  Applied in  5  Seconds  Sore, blistering feet  from corn - pinched  toes can be cured by  Putnam's Extractor iu  24 hours. "Putnam'-'' soothes away  that drawing pain, eases instantly,  makes tbe feet feel good at ouc-e. Get  a 25c bottle of "Putnam's today.  Cured  Quick  cently. The note came by mail and  was dated March 30.  The famine; Mr. "Raker stated, is due  to a drought.' He said that the price  of rice had doubled-  "Some of the people are so desperate that they are eating roots and  bark from trees "and even clay;" he  said. "Others are killing themselves  to escape the terrors of starvation."  Conditions in the province cannot  become normal until the next crop is  harvested late next summer, the report stated.  Look for'the  Buffalo on  the  V A  Box  a*  THE E. B. EDDY CO,  LIMITED,  -Hull,   -'   Canada  . Tumors, I_upu_ cured without ltnlfn or I  , palji. All work (fua-witaod. &���������%���������_. rfSfi*  ������__c _".   WUMAMa. PpcjfnllBC tn"������>m..r;  SP05 llnlfoniltv iWn. H. 1-1 Ulnmmimtl", Minn.  MOTHERS!  Don't  fnll   to procure  ]. WINSLUW'S S09THIWG SYRUP  For   Your   .Children   Whllo   Teethlna  It wool hot. lho Child, So.I.'uh tho Ouuih,  AllavH tho Tain, DlN'-oli- Wind i.olli*,  nntl  Ih th_ Ucac llcmcdy  tor Infuntllo Diarrhoea.  TWENTY-FIVE CKNTS A B0HLE  * _W__MMMMMM  Service  "T-To'h in flnr-h'l fiervi'e worlc,''  "Whnt'a ho ���������flolnff?"  "Bartender rtowutown."  tlOO REWX..D, ������109  The readers of this paper .will fee  pleased ��������� to. learn that there is at lean  one dreaded disease that soienca li������ia  been able to cure in all Ita staces end  that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure bj  the only positive cure    now   known   to  SX J������S.y_?a ,tv2-*wnHy- CAtarrh being ������  constitutional disease, requires a constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cura  l!_ta������?n���������..,nteri?ally' acting directly upon  the blood at*d mucous surfaces of \ho  ?_lta% .^hep8?y d������Btroylnfir the foundation of tho rtlRens.. ana gTvlnff tho **)at-  t___ ai������i>fiiL1.l>iI.toundIne uP"th������ constitution   and   asslntlns nature   !n   doing  tts  fJiuvf' inTl._. Pf������P������:etors bavo so muoh  fmth In its curative powers that the*.  ?&T .P��������� Hundred Doflars for any caSe  tliSoniaft     ���������     CUr������'    Cnd for ������8t of te_-  .._\<W!r?B" tJFiJJvCHBiNBY As'- CO., To-  Itdo, O.    Sold   by v all   Dru____l_._     ���������?___���������������  box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co., Srockville, Ont.  Bismarck's Punk Successors  They are guaranteed by a government       The edifice    which Bismarck built  -       - - -    - ,..-.     ilf������   iaigeiy   uul   Oi   tile   ill^ii,   iiumu.c--  iai elements of life has become the  plaything of smaller beings- The  means, the methods, of the - great  man are mistaken for liis ideals, and  his aims and the futuro. of golden progress and prosperity which he saw is  clouded with the smoke and stained  with the blood through which he did  not fear to pass but from which he  conceived emergence had been won  in to a'������������������brighter'.'phase of civiiization-  ���������New York Evening Sun.  The following story is vouched for  by a well known Scottish M.P. somewhere off the east coast. A trawler  was on naval patrol duty. The skipper thought he would like somo fish  for breakfast, so he commenced operations- Soon he popped a German  submarine close by. The trawler's most desirable  skipper, an Aberdonian, was about to  ram it and earn the prize money,  when the submarine commander, not  suspecting this evil intention, offered  to buy somo fish. So the canny Scot  went alongside, sold his flsh���������and  then rammed the submarine.  Advice For the   Farmer  Before farming as a business or profession can be conquered successful  in the highest and bastrsehse; the profits arising from, production and distribution of farm products must be  shared by the household.  Good breeds;6f live stock and the  most" approved arid up-to-date labor-  saving farm implem.nts are a necessity on the farm.  Likewise up-to-date, sanitary and  drudgery conveniences are as appropriate for. the home as this machinery  is for the farm.  The wife and children must not be  neglected. .  The home is,  after all,  the  thing  Mlnard'o   Liniment  used   by   Phyal-  .nlansr**-   .:.  The First Step  "Pa," plaintively coaxed Mr... Nook-  oyno, "I  want, to ������iL hi uociety."  "All r!..ht," ri'.'1i..ii'tlly ;.<;:-,.-.,t<,t| M,*.  NooUbyno;.. "I a'potio wo kin hire a  reporter to ".vrlto somelhln' ������camiu-  Jouh about- uh"  tflilsMtfh granulated Eyelids.  %PB.- %jr '���������'���������V*8 l������'la������ue<l hy expo-  mire to Sun, iJMifl.aml Wrfnd  PH^'K F jsf__.T't ,l"a,kly relieved by Muiino  fi^ W ������&& tyUmsty. NoSmarH.^  A Loser In Ruin of Steamship Line  There are not many who know that  the capture of certain ships of the  Wosrmann Lino, recently anuouncod,  was a direct blow at. the pocket of  Emperor William.  Until a fow years ago tho Woer-  m-ynn Lino waa a privates entcrpriso  of tho Woermann family, but on tho  death of tho head of tho llrm tho  buuinoss was turned, for family reasons,   into   a   limited   liability   com-  i'1'l'.V.  Still later a conlrolling Interest  was acquired by the Hamburg-Amor-  ion. Company and the Kaiser hlniaolf,  tho ,1.11111 paid bollix a huge ono, tlio  Emperor investing a largo portion  of IiIh savings In this vory prosporous  concorn.  lla haB now lost thnt proportion of  his money which is ropresontocl in  tho captured vobsoIh, and also no  doubt tho exclusive privilege which  tills lino had for trading with what  have been Gorman Colonics In Afi'lcif.  "Isn't .Tones a dreamer?"  "Well, not exactly. You see, his  castles in the air generally include au  heiress."  The goal of the successful farmer  should be the home that satisfies, the  home that is restful, delightful, eujoy-  abler���������a home such as the children  are loath to quit, when they arrive  at maturity, but ambitious to prepare  another one like it, for themselves on  some other farm.���������Dr. J. H. Worst.  Ask for iyiinard's and take no other.  'Why, what in the world has become  *+,0 ���������  -v _-..���������*���������������      .������ir._*-n-- O      rri.A     *-.__*_      *���������?*-,_-       _������c_--*-.;-       J-r������  ���������*_/������.      VVU1        T* I*/***.***  ���������        *_.*���������_.      \s**\j     j *^v*      ww������jU      ������������������ \^  have had  a handsome gold  case."1  "I know it did, but circumstances  alter cases."���������Philadelphia Telegraph.  The Retort Personal  He���������If you get the ballot, aren't you  afraid  you   will  neglect  the.  family?  Sho���������No; not at all- I wouldn't  take that prerogative -'away from you.  ���������Puck.  .iii-i   .������.������������.   i.uiiiuiii,     t\t  YaurV(umilat*ii 50c \m' Ilotlle. PIurliiB Eye  WwinT^:t2Sc.r<.in^UUUticUu*lk  WUMMti o. limbic I'y. atuiedyCo.,CMcafjO  .+m*m*������*>*mim**w*m  w. n. u. mn_  Sores   Flee   Before   It.���������There   aro  many who have boen afflicted with  Horosi and havo driven thorn away  with T)r. TliouuiB' Eclectrlc Oil, which,  acta like magic. All nimiliarly troubled  '.'.hunld lo.se no time iu applying thin  __.lt-".i'll11 . < i*i.(-.l.- . ;ii; !.._���������_���������..��������� ���������:; ii..;'iiij4(-i  lll.o It. to hr. had. II. Ih cheap, but Ita  l-owcr it. in no way cxpi'CStJcd l)>' llil  low  price .  Billon���������What did your wll'o nay  when you yot homo at two Hi Ih morn-  lug?  TIM on- -Nothing! She Hal down to,  the i-l;u... .un! played "Toll ivin tho Old,  Old Story."  Uncontjenla!  M'\>r>      ttr.,*     H.i.,., ..I,.-,.        'IM,|:. .     ...        I,  tlHii'ounlil*! id l*,i.)iu*li hull, niiiilani.  Tho CuHtomur���������lie'H awfully hwoiiI,  hut 1 ciui't, iiilco iitni becausa 1 don't  In A Shadow  Tea   Drinker  Feared   Paralysis  Steady use of either tea or. coffee  often produces alarming -fymptoms,  as the poison (caf-oiue) contained in  these beverages acta with more potency in some persons than in others.  "I was never , a coifoe drinker,"  .writes a lady, "but a ton drinker. I  was very nervous, had frequent spoils  of sick headncho t.nd heart trouble,  and was subject at times to severe at  tacks of bilious colic.  "No end of sleepless hlghta-���������would  have HiiellB at night whon my right  sido would get numb and tlnglo like  a'thousand noodles wero pricking my  flesh. At tlnjoft I ;could hardly put  my tongue out of my mouth and my  right oyo and ear woro acected.  "Tho doctors told mo to quit using  ten, hut T thought I could not llvo  without it���������that It wuh my only strty.,  I had boon a tea drinker for twenty-  live yonrH*. was under Uic doctor's  euro for ilfloon.  "About sb: months ago, I finally*quit  tea and coniinoiiced to drink Pot-turn.  "I havo never had ono apoll qt sick-  haadachoB hIiico and only ono light-attack of bilious colic. Havo quit having  i.hoHu numb spoilt, at night, sleep well  uud my l*4*uit ia jotting t.u*oi]������CX* all  the time."  Name given by Canadian Pn.stuiu  Co., WlndHor. ont. uoud "Tho Itoad to  Wcllvillo," in likgH.  PoHtum coiucb In two fornui:  Postum Cereal���������lho original form ���������  lnunt be well boiled,   in. rind *J.".c p.uk-  llgOH.  Instant Poatum���������n iiolublo powder  --rtlHHolv.H   qulcldy   |r,   n  oup   of  hot  Hiii'.'i'   itiMi,    w 2i.ii    cri'iiin   huh      tuigur,  mukuK u ilislicIouH b''V<u*iigo Inotnntly.  ., * ,.    -    r r,       I ������..    . '  .iwt:   a.l.li   \t\i\.   Kt.tn.  Hoth   ..hub.   iu*c   f.iuully   dcllclouH  nnd rout nbnut Ihe Rimio par cup.  "Thero'H a  HoaBou" for JVihIuivi,  ......m . j   *,.\t^1.1.*.  A Safe Pill For Sufferers.���������There  are pills that violently purge and fill  the stomach and intestines with pain.  Parmolco's Vegetable Pills are mild  and effective, Thoy are purely vegetable, no mineral purgati/e entering  Into their composition and their effect  Ib soothing nnd beneficial. Try them  and he convinced. Thousands can attest their'groat curative qualities be-  causo thousands owe their health  aud strength to timely use of this  most excellent medicine.  Fireproof Clothes,  Dr. William H. Porl.li., tho English chemist, has found a method of  making cotton cloth Absolutely .Ire-  proof, so thnt it will not burn even  when hold In a gas-fhimo. Ono fireproof garment was unharmed by  twenty washings, and another which  had boon worn for two years and  washod every wook. Neither could  ho burned, though tho latter Avas  worn almost to ragfl. This ilro-proof  cloth costs nliont a penny a yard moro  than untroatod cloth.  Not only will this flreproofed material bo found suitable for fironion,  hut it may ivlso bo nsod by womon  for tho flnoHl. party drossoR, tho  most dnHcnloly-^.olorod fabrics bo-  iug unharmed by tho process and  even given a woftor appearance, For  children's clotlioti It should bo particularly desirable, Hlnco It ib llleoly  to. prevent many accidentn.  "By the way," said Mrs. Do Style.  "Yes?"  "Do you know o. any poor persons  who would care for a discarded  lorgnette?"  Would Burn. Suffered Great Pain,  Grandchild Also Afflicted. Used  Cuticura Soap and Ointment.  Now Perfectly Well.  _*oiuamon, N. H.���������"i had on-roma on my  right v.-l_fc for ovor a year. It broko out)  llko a. nwl.. Ifc would itch and burn and X  Jiiul to scratch. Tho eldn was broken and  tho blood camo tlirougli. Homo!line. 16  uproad all ovor my lmnd*. aud I sunrornd  grout pain wlion I put thorn in water. I  began to uso Outlcura Soap and 01ni_i.*n_  and thoy uavo mo quick roliof, hcnllng my  wrlHtj and band in a fow months,  i ''l\iy Kiuud-hilil tvUH also milii-iod wiili  thafi trouble. Ho had lb on bin head, faco  and lian&M. Ho wan tr*.:ali;d for threo or  four month!) and iva_ no bolter. Then wu  bogan to treat him ivhh Oiilleiira Moan und  y>?....,-...   .  ,,.,  i..  1.......   .  .   t  ..    .        ,.      ....  S-.J.I. _m-._J.     m*._U   X.'.J    ������V.U^..    ,W   *,.^|...,.v. ,.\*     ....  contluuotl Uio treatment for a fow month*  and ho 1.. popfoetly well." (Signed) Mm,  Joseph Foiutoro, May 28, I0M.  Ifnl. n_ wonnn nre ovpell. d froni tho  ByHtum, no clilhl can bo healthy. JMothor (Iravos' Worm hlxtorminator la  the host meillcluo cxtnnt to doatroy  wnnns.  Simplified Spelling  Th*������    (hullInt. Iiiim JiihI moved into a  phici! provioiinly occ.iplod hy a baker,  when  a friend called.  "j-imion mo u    iihuiiciiI,"    nuld the  dontlHt. "wlillt* I dig off thoHC ciiumcl  |i'.M.ei"H  oi   'inik. mido"     iroiu   lii<>  iront  window."  "Why Tjf.l merely die- off Ihe '|.   n*.ul  Int.   if    go   at   thnt'.'"   miggiMitod    tho  . I . . _ i.u. I  Ttsr, ������������  iikxilx  kCwlU^Ul.^'    J-   Jk <J V_'     *i^i'  ������������������ l'or plmploi; nnd blanlrbead . Ihn followln^  ,h\ __u.~!j elteell vo and eeoiiomleal t real i ih>u t:  CloiillyHine.irlltonlTei'led pjirlii wlih ('ulleiira  Ointment, on tho nnd of t he finder, but do noli  rub. WttHhollf th������OnMrtiraOlnlment In ������vo  miiiul. a *wllh CuMcnra Hoap nnd hot wate.  and continue balhlntf for ���������������;j������n inlaiilt i. Thi.*  trftilniflnt !'��������� 1>e*il. on rlslnr and reilrlnir. A t  other tlinoii uso Outlcura Hoap freely for I'd '  tolletand hath, to a ;.i_.' In |>rev*.-iitlui. luflaui.  ju.iiiiiii und i-Ii>kijIihi t������f the nun*!*, the eoui-  mon eaiiMO ot pln-inte*, blaelcheaibi and other  limftnuirmiNl- ������'i)inlil Inim uf llm sLIn. ������"iili-  ciira Hoap and Ohitnirmt nro Hold ti\n>ry-  v������h<**riv H_n.">!'" nf fjt'U \*lth ."('.������;_ IMtlit  J look will hs uenl fren i.non r������i|ii^_i.     \il-  u.������������.   ...juuvhiu, ._.k.i. xj.xxuji.kiii, *u..'>..*_������.ij  SB  SJB0S  mmmmmmmmmmmmmWmWmmi  BMMH  MHMMI  m^*m*iif***mm**iim*^^  J  ___���������____________��������� *v  II  THE CRESTON REVIEW  I  i iiiorB iwiflir s  | ���������   u.   ������.  Below is given names  of a few new ones  Nougaiives        Fudge Dates  Chips   Pineapples    Ceylons  Ahnond Crisps   Nut Nougat  Ideas, StwuiAfhvtry Fruits  .Local and  Fersonal  !rs. 3_oasby ef Sirdar was a Crest oil  gtai gjiiuuu  UUUi  '���������-''.' CRESTON  J. HONE O.  Limited  CRESTON        -  B.C  Head   Offices  CALGARY; VANCOU  VER: EDMONTOa.  Dealers io  MEAT  Wholesale and Retail  M  visitor on Tuesday.  Miss Ruby Gilchrist of Nelson is  spending a few days with Mi's. Meade,-;  this week.  T. J. Lancaster left on Saturday on  ..  K,.���������_^.,.,��������� _._.;_-    _.���������   /-i���������.���������..������������������    ������������������,Ji   ..iv������  kv xxixaxixuao c_ _������������    iaj    vca.igcu.j'     ca>_-ii   i,i;Sic;v  Alberta points.  A. McPeak left on Friday with his  prospecting outfit, headed for the  Wattsburg, B.C., country.  J. J. Fingland of Kaslo, road superintendent for Kaslo constituency, waa  a weekend visitor at Creston.  The next Red Cross Auxiliary ten-  cent tea will be on Tuesday afternoon,  June 22nd. at the home of Mrs. Collis.  A union Presbyterian-Methodist  patriotic service, in the former church  may be arranged fo������* Sunday evening,  June 27th.  Miss Dow of Toronto, who has been  here for some weeks on a visit to Mr.  and Mrs. J. ~W. Dow, returned hoino  on Tuesday.  It's Hugh MeCreath who is wearing  the smile and getting the glad hand  this week, it's a fine young boy who  arrived last evening.  Miss Kinnaird, who has been a guest  of Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Reid for the  past month, left for her home at Edmonton on Saturday.  Creston District Conservative Association holds its quarterly business  meeting iu Mercantile Hall on Saturday night, at 8 o'clock.  Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cameron of Cranbrook, who have been guests of the  former's parents for a few days, returned home on Monday.  A revised estimate of the total ex-  ���������--/���������v. a. a * ���������*.  Valley this season is  9,000 crates���������if  the _?s_t������__s_* continues fsvo_.4_ble_  The Creston Red Cross Workers last  week forwarded $50 to Clivedon, Eng-  in    _-_���������___*  _TV������T������P-  Berry pickers are wanted at Duck  Creek, to start work on Monday.  300 dozen eires wanted.   Will nav 30  cents a dozen in trade.���������S. A, Speers  Tu.;'n���������!-!��������� -ra *-._    j., ���������^������. .  ���������*. *������s: *^_*_*_i_J_.v.u j___s.������. _���������?. \y,..    _-.    lciiiut  i  for the rush.    Another loading  truck  was brought in Tuesday*   .  J. S. 3ehonelk. of the geological survey, Ottawa, arrived on Wednesday,  and will spend some time in these parts  on official work.  Reg. Watson, who has enlisted with  the all-Kootenay Regimen b at Cranbrook, spent Sunday with his parents,  Mr. aud Mrs. W. S. Watson.  The Fernie and Cranbrook men of  the all-Kootenay will go through to  Vernon this- afternoon. Six Creston  men are in the Cnvnln-ook squad. Be  out for the sendoi?.  There will be two vacancies to fill  on the teivehing staff of the Ci-eston  school this year. v .Miss Waddy and  Mr. Sparks have tendered their resignation to the trustee board.  O. E. Ford of Nelson, road agent for  the Dominion Express Co., spent a few  days here thia. week completing arrangements for the expeditious handling of the Valley's soft fruit crop.  Vernon Glenn, an employee on the  Mudie ranch, south of town, went to  Cranbrook yesterday hoping to catch  a place on the all-Kootenay Regiment.  This brings the Valley's quota np to  nine men.  Andy Miller, whose work as fire  ranger takes him to all points in the  Valley, states the 1915 clover crop is  almost 100 per cent, heavier than he  has ever seen it in these parts for several seasons.  G. F. Horspool, a former clerk in the  Bank of Commerce, Creston, now at  Cranbrook, who is one of that city's  recruits with the all-Kootenay Regiment, spent the week-end with his  Creston friends.  THE   WO^S  OF   THE  TRANSIENT  risn. Game,   Poultry-  arid Oysters  in Season  We have the goods- and  our Drees are reasonable  Bull for Service  Purebred Jersey Bull���������Brampton  Prince���������for service. Good nroducing  strain, Fee $5. STOCKS & JACKSON  Mountain View Ranch, Creston.  Geo. Jackes, who formerly held a  similar position at the King George,  succeeds Teddy Maione as second in  command at the Creston House.  The editor is keeping down the high  cost of living to some extent this week.  We were remembered with a line 8-  ponmi char out of the Bevan-Lowen-  berg-Callander catch���������and very tasty  couple of dinners it made.  A lawn social is announced for Wednesday, June 10, at the home of Mrs.  Knott, Canyon City iu aid of the  church funds. Ice cream and strawberries will be served and there will  be games, music etc. A big turnout  is hoped for.  Ricvikw elone at noon on  Tl'Ui'H'i'ty  oi" each   week.  Rciu.iiiK notice., of any  unil every cJ<*f.oi i)>Uoi>  iiiiihI reach uh before I 1  u.W. Thniwliiy to chhiii'ii  iiiHcrtion.  (JIuiuwH ol   wlvertiHu-  tlW-H.H tnll.-t.   ri'll-ll    im   l������v  TuewJay  noon.  T*-*--^l    ���������_���������_���������-*.������_   +"_���������__������������������__ _^w**oc_ _���������_������������������-_������������������-     #*���������_-_*-*  dian soldiers' hospital in that city.  Our late friend Rev. W. G. Blake is  finding June quite a busy one, matrimonially speaking, at Nakusp. He  officiated at a double wedding on Wednesday last���������in the church, too.  Geoi-ge Hendron and John Hayden  returned on Tuesday from a few days  angling in Goat River in the Kitchener country. Either the fish were all  fasting or have turned vegeterians;  the catch was quite small.  Cranbrook's claim to having produced the first outdoor-grown 1915  sweet peas in the Kootenay���������Joe Jackson gathering some on June 1st���������is  disproved right here in the Valley.  Mrs. Walter Hall of Erickson' has  been gathering more or less large  boquets of .them since May 27th.  Still no word from Victoria as to  when the Third Canadian Contingent  will shift camp. They have been  ready for a quick trip overseas for almost a month now. As soon as the  all-Kootenay regiment is full strength  recruiting will start on three more  regiments to be raised in British Columbia���������one a highland brigade.  Paddy Hope, one of Creston's representatives with the First Contingent  whose name appeared on the casualty  list about six weeks ago, has been  beard from. He was wounded by  shrapnel on April 30th, after about  throe months in the trenches. Ho is  hoping to get to Dublin for awhile,  after his wound heals sufficiently.  Just as we go to press this (Thursday) afternoon the annual meeting of  the Creston District Woman's Christian Temperance Union is being hold at  the home of Mrs. Stocks. The officers  chosen for this term aro:  President���������Mrn. M. Knott.  Vice-President���������Mrs. Truscott.  Secretary���������Mrs. C. S. Hall.  Treasurer Mrs. Frueliek.  The reports of tho president and secretary show the year to be ono of progress. A full report of tho meeting  will appear next week.  The Juno moo ting of tho   Creston  Board of Trade on Tuesday night was  not overtaxed   with   li������>a.vy  luminous.  The gov.u'i.mout advised   that  the big  petition  favoring the pound district  hud arrived and was having due attention.   A  I'cnolutlon went through  MHkiug the government to appoint an  iiuipcctor of brands for Creston,  also  a uoxinuH- weed Inspector for the diti-  | trict.     The   Indian   department   will  ; again he*  urged   lo   get  u  move on in  ! dealing with nonut coutcntioiiHmtitte.H  I f.f.������������Hlt.j>������ tbe   HctioMM   ������>f   ..������������������_������   local  .S.v\.l_Im*h.    In   the mutter of a band  Kl.ii.ud the board   will   en-ojK'.aru'   with  the band  committee which will inter-  I view Nupt. llat'Hbaw on his next visit.  .The all-Kootenay Regiment recruits  [ at Nelson had a big day of field sports  , on   Saturday.    John    Carfra,   Jr.   of  'ulBSWll,       g(-'l>    **'"   L'llC-       XXKtXXKJM.      1U11. __.  won the soda   biscuit race,   being the  EJw^L' tZi& &.������?������.*   "_._.   SL   5_f_.���������       ii  j3*   *\T J"**y*"5 -"lC*H!"J_. *-5"^_  S. A. Reid, one of the Valley recruits  with the all-Kootenay Regiment, was  one of nineteen men to leave Nelson on  Sunday for Vernon, to get the camp  ready for the main body of troops,  .who will aro under canvas at the Oka-  ������_*  pagan centre next week, v'v  Owing to the increased prevalence  of noxious weeds throughout the province the government is putting on  some additional weed inspectors and  the ggut*6-ua.ifi  WiiO win Supervise   uiiS  Howser-Oreston-Nelson-Edgewobd territory is due on the -job any day now.  <r\**"_ *it������_������/-_ r*- 0*m*.*f ������_������  \o.%*rtv> *tr! ^*mm* *.*%+���������+>  ^__ __  m m _--> _    .--.  <_������<** fyi-"*-.*.:  ROOMS  ITHE BEST AND  MOST  POPULAR HOTEL IN  \      THE  KOOTENAYS  Run on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled service in  all departments. * Kite-lieu  staff (including cook) all  white ladies. Every comfort  and attention given to gue. ts  The bar is s upplied; with  only the best brand of goods.*  ns  ������#������ #** BOYLE  a era e&B8GSg0QS0~'  Buy Made^n-Cahada Implements,  manufactured by the Massey-  Harris Company, the largest  manufacturers of Farm Implements in Canada.  Get our prices ������n Implements and  ~  Snravers     before     purchasing  * '"*'m * *^  elsewhere,  js -     _'  - '   "a_ iji_'  *���������������'   ������?__i"il'iS-. sT?~  creston y-^tito ������_c ouppiy ^o.  CRESTON      - :"- --a-':r'BiC.;--' :  R. S. BEVAN, Manager  ttSm  wmmmm  MM  Have you one in your home? They are one of the  greatest helps for keeping your home Clean and Sanitary  We   keep them   in  the  Triangular  and   Round  Shapes  rr  on  Round at $1 and $1.50  _H_ HM *%m*\ tm\ mTSx\     _PtK H M  CEDAR OIL  4-oz. bottle - 35c.  12-oz. 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