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 A&".  ?.^tt.sW . V^S  HMW  *m*m*m  l **������  !   ^sgidlative Libri  /  ft  /  ?������-ij������*w  _������v*.  ia?:-.  Vol. VIL  CBSSTON, B. C, FltlDAY, JULY 16, 1915  No.-26  Local and Personal  ERICKSON  We pay 27Jc. in trade for butter.-^-S.  A. ".peers.  G. H. Playle, auditor, of Nelson was  here on Monday on the quarterly  audit of the F. G. U. hooks.  Miss Violet McPeak of Vancouver  arrived here yesterday on a visit to  her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A, McPeak.  During Constable Forresters vae&=  tion Percy Watson is seeing to it that  law and order prevails throughout the  Valley. -    ���������  B. Botterill left on Monday on  hiiflinpata f.. 5������ f_������ flnamK   ---������- ���������  ������������������ ���������  east.  a  .1.    r.^A     ,���������_.;-. A-  WXXXX      I/UIUV0  _Sf..*V.T_.  .... .v.  **\X*AK*Xt2     XXXXXX  .w.rw.  VtO.3rT4.o_ _l  Fora Sale.  springs and mattress. $7; I large stove,  boiler attached,  good baker, $8.   See  Charles Moore.  ; The Red Cross tea planned for last  Wednesday at Mrs. Kemp's had to be  cancelled on account of rainy weather.  It will be held on July 21st.  From now until October "Creston  Lodge Knights of Pythias will meet  each alternate Monday evening���������instead of weekly as heretofore.  Ladies, we have secured the agency  for Butterick Patterns and as they  have a branch in Winnipeg you can  save time by ordering from us.���������S. A.  Speers.  Patriotic Picnic  For WedL * Aug. 4?  For the fir^t time in two months  vJreston __iigixea_is were i&voxsd with  matins and evensong on Sunday last  in Christ Church. Archdeacon Beer of  Kaslo taking the seryices.  W. G. Littlejohn is awarded the ear-  ly-seasor- honors for loganberry shipping. He had a few crates for market  the iatter ^art or _he  week.   He was i  2)1_jTk *>ni������l _- nrtun   rt*������ iwowl.j.*..'..- I  ...      ��������� .... ��������� ^      ��������� ���������    ���������       .���������������������   *..������*,T^-X*^*X ^ XXS&. I  The school board is calling for tenders for 20 cords of cordwood, also for  k. Isominining or painting the interior  of school.   Bids for the janitor job are  -1  _Jt. -**   x. _    ���������    _    ��������� m Tr     .        _,...������  aiisu souguii���������nn w oe iu  uy ������iuiy aova.  Have you   cut your noxious  weeds  yet?   Along the Great Northern right  of way is a splendid crop of thistles,  one gentleman  estisaa13ng"ther^oh.6_-  destroying  them to be worth' about  tm.nr.rx  tpxtnr.  Already so soon some of this year's  Creston apples have found their way  to market���������a few boxes of green ones.  From present appearances Yellow  Transparent^ will be ready in three  weeks.  Father John is just in receipt of a  cable bringing the sad news of the  death of a brother in one of the field  hospitals in France. He was wounded  in the fighting around Yprez some  weeks ago.  A Chapter of the Daughters bf the  Empire is in prospect for Creston.  Cranbrook has one of them and Mrs.  (Dr.) King has been requested to undertake an organizing tour which will  likely include Creston.  Vic. Mawson, opened for business in  tho ice cream, confectionery and bakery linos, in the store next the post-  office yesterday. Everything looks  spic and span, and he is sure to command a share of tho trade In thss line.  T. Butterfield, the Duclc . Crook  postmaster, was in town yesterday.  Up to noon of that day 7,084 crates of  strawberries hud been shipped and  with a few yet to go the total for the  Hoason there will easily reach 7,700  crates.  Mr. and Mrs. Jim English of Port  Hill woro here for tho danco on Monthly night. Tholr hotel at that place  was recently destroyed by fire and  they arc moving to St. Mary's, Idaho,  this month, whoro ho has purchased a  restaurant.  Rog. Watson writes from Vernon  that "B" Company is lending the simple life in anticipation of a shipmont  of Jam, etc. which the Cranbrook  Indies are preparing to Nend the recruits from that point with the all-  Kootenay Regiment.  A once-a-month English Church service will bo inaugurated at Croston,  commencing on July 26th. Rev. Mr,  Mahood of Crawford Bay will bo the  visiting clergyman and for the pien-  cut will conduct only morning prayer,  with Holy Communion,, going to Bon-  well for the evening.  Mrs. and Miss B. Mawson of Creston  were Sunday visitors with Mrs. A. B.  Stanley.  J. W. Fraser is to the front with  ripe tomatoes. He had enough for a  liberal side-dish all round on Monday.  Owing to wet weather on both Wed-  necday and Thursday the Red Cross  tea at Mrs. Kemp's is postponed until  Wednesday; July 21.  Ingress and egress from the Sam  Scott ranch is considerably facilitated  by the installation of a new gate the  latter part of the week.  In addition to being the first of the  season's raspberry shippers,- W. G.  Littlejohn exported the first loganber-  *n<������<J tVja InM-or- ������������m������_  Tyf f.Vio -wool.  Mrs. 3.M. Craigie is- gathering the  July picking of oranges and lemons.  The latter are a splendid yield in size  and flavor but the oranges are small.  The young son of .Mr. and Mrs. E.  Botterill was christened on Sunday at  Christ Church,Creston,by Archdeacon  Beer, taking the name Clarence Raymond.  The C.P.R. gang arrived on Monday  and is busy putting in the new drain  opposite the old mill. While on the  job we hear they will do some repairing and renovating at the depot.  .*  Stewart, the young son of Mr. Pen-  son, is traveling these days with his  arm in a sling.   While playing on Fri-  d*3V hs fsll off   a bQX    aiiicr'h'tirtcr    r\rt irtia  DUCK CREEK  The headline feature of the July  meeting of the Boara of Trade, on  Tuesday night, was, the matter of  fittingly celebrating'the first anniversary of Britain's;? declaration of  war against 5or6i*_i_tjiiiy, on August  4th, 1914. ;;  The matter eanie up on the  strength oi a letterfbom Lieutenant  Governor Barnard,%w the subject,  the epistle pointing out that all  province were  i-X.ri  vxxa  j  ._._ >~~ ~~    w ~~^, ������_.ft_.���������..���������j,    -x, _,,_- j tfte  atttj  which; though   fortunately not I    ,  broken, is seriously sprained.  other centres of  being asked to act 4 along the same  line on this great occasion.  The board decided to put the  matter up to a public meeting to  be held in Mercantile Hall on Monday night at 8 o'eldbk, at which all  citizens are asked to attend.  Not having any ivord from Supt.  Harshaw of the. C.P.R. as to ���������whether or no the company was agreeable to the erection^ of a bandstand  in the vicinity of "the town flagpole,  W. B. Embree aslsed the board's-  endorsation of the project in the  shape of a letter to. the superintendent asking for' early consideration  as the season is getting,on. The  secretary was instructed to write  accordingly.  'He was also instructed  to write  authorities at Victoria as  to  R. Dixon left on Sunday for Kuska-  nonk. -where he is visiting C. Wright.  And still the strawberry picking  goes on. "(Jp to date 7,684 crates of  berries have been shipped.  Duck Creek was well represented at  the dance at Creston on Monday, six  being able to make the grade.  Miss Anna _r���������.of������w snent Sunday at  Alice Siding. . E. S. Butterfield also  drifted into that locality on the noon  train.  O. J. Wigen was a Creston caller on  Monday. T. Butterfield mingled with  the scenery at the metropolis on  Thursday.  Mr. Eaken and family, who have  been spending a holiday here for* the  past two weeks, returned to Cranbrook  on Tuesday.  We should be glad to know if any of  our.brilliant Alice Siding or Creston  poultry fanciers will tell us if .the first  hen came from an egg or the first egg  from a hen.  Farewell t������ Great  Northern  W. Levesque is out with a challenge  to the Valley to excel his achievement  in green peas culture. From a sowing  of 4i pounds of Dwarf seed he has  marketed over 500 pounds of peas in  the pod���������grown on about one-eleventh  of an acre.  On -the somewhat rare occasions that  -_hat the sun "shines sufficiently long  Alex.-JDuperry is busy taking off a record timothy crop; Exact figures on  yield are not available as yet, but  it is safe to say even Duck Creek will  have to go some to equal it.  Cranbrook Herald : Word has been  received in the city to the effect that  Mrs. J. Stanley Peck (nee Miss Lena  Cartwright) who underwent a serious  operation in the Strathcona hospital  in Edmonton for appendicitis, is doing  splendidly and on a fair road to recovery.  The school meeting on Saturday  passed off very harmoniously, though  there was one surprise handed ont in  the resignation of W-. G. Littlejohn,  whose term had another year to rnu.  It was therefore necessary to elect successors to he and Roy Staples, and  these honors fell to E. Botterill and J.  M, Craigio. For auditor W. H. Kemp  was tho unanimous choice.  ox* vegetables  C* -���������-_'- - Tl_  QOIIl-    i-pitjixy  ��������� X   ~..������  ociiu uuu  ^ -!_:._���������_������������������ -  %* Oil Ut*-IO  KITCHENER  the  J. E. Miller spent Saturday in  oity of Nelson.  G. A. Hunt has started to cut hay  on the Paulsen meadows.  Mrs. G. Andoon spent tho foro part  of tho week in Cranbrook on business.  F. Finlay loft for Pincher Crook,  looking for work in the harvest fields.  Sid MoCubo mot with an accident  the othor day, {-jetting bin thumb  smashed.  Wo notice that tho ladios of Sirdar  havo takon a fancy to our city by the   j.������...��������� ...  .i.i.*  :,...,.  IVUJ     hJ.JWJI     IJUIUIJ    UI[)III;'MIjV,������I.(j|  Messrs, Olson, Johnson and Benson  wont up Goat Rivor Saturday night  and fished down on Sunday. They  report lots of fish.  Lionel Forrester and Percy Hondron  packed up tbe rivor to Seven Mile  Creek for a ten-day outing. That kind  of work is what makes men out of our  boys; It gives them courage and confidence aud teaches thoin to rely on  themselves, ho when they are men  tliey will noli have lo Htaiui by iiiim  wait for ordcrii from any ouporlor  officer or men higher up.  j wnac was, oemg aone regarding tne  pound iaw. _>Te_t Mackay, M.P.P.  for Kaslo, will also get a copy of  the letter, and be asked to use his  influence in securing quick action.  The board will ask the Fruit  Growers Union to use its influence  with all its members to have them  insert the' board'g^pamphlefc concerning the Valley in every possible  box of fruit  this year.  publicity should be thus obtained.  There was the usual batch of enquiries as to land, etc., in the Valley. Among the correspondence  was a letter or two from the railway commission concerning a lack  of fencing on the Great Northern  rightofway near Wynndel, of which  the board here had complained.  There seems some doubt as to whether the C.P.R. or G.N.R. should  remedy matters, and when a decision is reached the board is assured  prompt advice.  A roof to projeot over the driveway where the loading or unloading  into the C.P.R. freight shed takes  place was disoussed and the Dominion Express Company will be  approached in the matter.  President Reid was in charge of  proceedings, assisted by Secretary  Hendorson, W. Crawford moving  the adjournmeht at high ten.  A party of ten young people drove  out to Canyon City on Friday night  last for a dance. They returned with  the milkman in fhc morning, yery  sleepy but contented, haying had a  swell time.  In making an announcement of  Creston's banner shipping day,- in last  week's issue, we did-not see any mention of the 653 crates from Duck Creek,  30 odd from Mather & Reid, and about  the same from Smith's fruit stop. We  have always been led to belieye that  we are included in Creswin. [The figures in "uestion cf>ver������'d shinmeiits  from Creston depot only.���������J_d.]  The annual meeting of the Wynndel  {SchooTDistrict was held on Saturday,  at 10 a"._tt., in the '-choolbouse.. In the  absence of the retiriner secretary the  chair was very ably filled by O. J.  Wigen. The only business transacted  was the reading of the accounts and  the election of a trustee and auditor,  which resulted in Mr; Bathie landing  the first and Norman Craigie the latter position. Mr. Bathie has since  been appointed secretary;  On receipt of word from the Dominion authorities sanctioning the  admittance of the necessary workmen from the United States work  will start on the wrecking of all the  between Port Hill  and  the end of  steel down Duck Creek way.  Over a week ago the Great Nor*  thern officials made formal application to J. C. Rykert, the Canadian  immigration official opposite Port  Hill, to bring in the men necessary  for the work. Mr. Rykert refused  the request on the ground that  Canadian workmen should -b-i employed in as large numbers as it is  possible to secure, and tfie railway  has guaranteed to take on .at least  fifty. With this assurance Mr.  Rykert wrote Ottawa, and as soon  as the official order issues a shift of  75 bridge men and about 125 other  laborers will eommence the work of  demolition.  It is proposed to take out all the  bridges, rails, ties, telegraph poles  and wires, fences, and all buildings,  removing ah usaoie material to the  divisional headquarters at Bonner's  Ferry, and reducing 4,he balance to  ashes.  As there is about fifteen miles of  track tc dismantle, alone which are  numerous bridofei? sn_*ill and lar^e  as well as some trestle work, even  with a gang of 200 men it will take  almost a month to complete the job.  For months  past there  has been  ALICESIDING  Mrs. Sidney Poole of Phoenix, B.C.,  arrived  last  week on  a visit to  her  ���������3. Gordon Smith.  Okanagan Orangemen had their  usual 12fch of July celebration on Monday.  Grand Forks Rod Cross Society has  now a promised income of $700 per  month.  Fishinjj at Phoenix is the host ovor.  Everybody can got a flno* catch of  trout at Boundary creek.  . mi  Will  Kaslo is  Hoping uio ratupuy _*���������<_  pay their taxes promptly.   Tho  city  has a $4000 overdraft at tho bank.  ' Greenwood peoplo n. n hn������y riviainfr  funds to buy a machine gun for tho  ull-Kooleiiay regiment ut Vernon.  Tlio army horse buyers scoured throe  animalH on there viait at Grand Folks  hist week. Between 00 and 70 were  ottered.  Ulght candidates were confirmed at  ���������������������������������       l il .  .. ..     !,-.> r.# *l>l ���������,!,,..������  W,..,������������,.  xx-itntti an i.hkj %.jw.......".. ������..������ .-..������.���������.>...>������' *-....... ..  viiilt tliere bint weak.    The Aboy fam-  i ily supplied three o. the nuinh'irM,  sister. JK  Friday was the busiest day so far for  express shipments at the Smith stop.  37 crates were loaded that day���������20 of  them raspberries,  F. Martin of Erickson and Miss  Annie Johnson and E. Butterfield, Jr.  Duck Creek, were among the Sunday  visitors at Alice Siding.  P. Arygyll expects to leave about  tho middle of the month on- a trip to  Waldeck, Sask., where his partner,  Mr. Bahlee is still recuperating his  health.  Hay making is under way on the  fiats���������almost night and day, one  might say. This is exceptionally early  to bo at it. The 1007 cutting did not  start until Sopt. 0.  Raspberry picking is under way but  owin.nr to none-too-favorable weather  the;** aro not coming in as fast as usual  W. A. Ponso is figuring on a crop of  800 crates this year.  J. H, Webster is busy this week on  extensive improvements on the interior of his home. For beginners tho  Webster childron aro making a name  for themselves as bcrry-plckcra.  On tho occasional fine days wo aro  getting clover harvest receives special attention. Bono A; Watcher have  cut a groat crop of alfalfa from n four-  acre plot they havo under crop.  There scorns lo bo no aLopping the  tiU'UAV'bui'-kcu from gi'o\. iug u_,vu at  Reed & Mather's. Up to Monday thoy  had shipped 003 crates und wore counting on at leant 50 moro. The original  estimate of Hin yield was -100 crates.  The new bridge leading into tho It.  Hood ranch wuh completed several  daya ago.   The structure ia almost 1R0  ���������n/N*   l/\v\rv   .1,1,1   In   1,  - '  ���������   ������������������   -  ��������� '--i,)   ' .  to the  minder  bnlldera,  more or less talk of the line on the  Canadian side being abandoned but  nothing so drastic as .removing. ;fche...  buildings . and taking out bridges  was even hinted at. Mr. Rykert,  however, has it on good authority  that everything will be cleaned up  on the job now about to be started.  The^estpn;b6ar4 of trade has  always advpca^d;;t||at a in oase; the  G.2SL refused to operate a train servicei the government should, expropriate the right of way and rebuild  it into a vehicular highway to connect this town with Port Kill. If  such a thing is to be accomplished  double-quick aotion will have to be  taken.   If the railway takes out all  the bridges, for instance, it would  be too costly an undertaking for the  government to undertake rebuilding for several years.  Some Kolowena ranchers* claim to  have oats and spring wheat soven feet  high,  Tho Columbia River Lumber Co.  mill at Goldon commenced sawing on  July 6th.  Tlio potato crop in the Okanagan is  looking fine. It is the largest in the  history of the Viilloy.  During tho war if Greenwood has a  tax sale tho property of soldiers that  may bo in arrears will not bo sold,  Greenwood ih prospering, Four weddings aro in prospect for July, and  Dan Biner lias bought an automobile.  Dr. Henderson answered a hurried  call to the J?enson ranch, near Erickson, on Friday afternoon; whilo playing Mantcv Stewart fell off a box,  alighting on his arm which, though  not broken- is very badly sprained.  ������������!><���������������������������������   "������'������1f    II    Ofl.lUt  Meflsrii. Jan.  grading; look_ u bit   uauow mid Iiuo]<-  to wiuih out in spots.  Things puHHod off uuiotly and harmoniously at the school meeting on  Saturday. John Miller waa honored  with the nhiilrmaiiship and later on  still further favored in being chosen  truhI.pi* to  Hucoeed W. A.  McMurtrie.  <J     f <m.i>������il-i>v������.. mini     ,.i>.i.'i.,.| i..l   itiiditMt'  Victor Cair, and A. Matthews are Ihe  l.ii'hiiMin   uiui     C������*-o.     llunci of..    Tlio < other tni_i\ ������..-i for  thin Uuin.  _________!  _���������__  tmmmmimmmmmmm ^Tt*^*-r^-\*r^^-^:--7iK-.;--JT?t  ~,::';;.;'...':...'.^' ?}."?% vr^.^;lC^..*'*.r*^ >'_^^j^@{^^^:-''*'; :''^''^7/"1^^^  ���������ffiHE R&VB^ CBSSTOK, B.  G,  --Ml  To Establish Refinery  in   Brass  A -.Plucky French Woman  /  ^?gffl?fev  e@A_i<ii  "      'WIT* 9  a?455 RECREATION  Sold fry ell go������������| Shoe Dealers  WcwwtL isy* ety&py itsen__������g_->  Government     May    Assist  Manufacturing  Arrangements are  well under way  for  the  refining    under    government  ���������auspices   and   possibly   with   govern-  : ment  assistance   of  popper  and   ziuc  I mined in British Columbia, and for the  j manufacture  of brass  in  the Domin-  s ion.    At present the copper from the  British   Columbia   mines���������    is .shipped  across   to   the   United   States   in   the  face of a freight of $10 per ton and of  a heavy duty.    It is refined there and  j must pay a further heavy freight rate  when   reiinported   into   Canada.   It   is  computed that at Trail, B.C., a refinery plant could  be.  established  for a  million   and   a .half   dollars,   and   the  cost of re fin ins the copper and manufacturing     the   brass would  be more  than compensated for by the saving in  price of the manufactured article. This  is the  only. part. of', the  shells  being:'  made here which is not manufactured  in Canada at present.  Will  Hgc  \rn!*������s*������ ������yf Veffet-ihl^s  Have    a     High     Value as  Food, and j  Recommended for the  Health t  Carrots have long been advertised j  as faeautiSers of the complexion, aud j  the adver;isement.s. are not wholly j  misleading. Carrots, parsnips aud ]  turnips have a laxative effect on j  many people, and to assist in elimiii- !  ating waste matter; and an internal \  bath like an external one improves ;  the appearance of the skin. They also ���������  give to the system calcium and j  phosphorous,    and so aid in buildins *  it  lip- !  In tbe light of these facts it is i  easy to understand why vegetables !  and cereals are recoinended as food j  tor tne growing- child. In this eon- {  nection one should not overlook the ���������  value of some of the dried vege-1  tables. Beans and peas deserve special \  mention, because while of the fresu j  green vegetables many are . 0 per \  cent, water, these two dried ones ���������  have about iMJ per cent, uuiritiv. mat- j  erial and only about 10 per cent. |  water. Here agrain, chemistry shows \  not only the Quantity but the Quality j  of this nutritive material Dried beans ;  and peas differ from most vegetables :  in  Likely    be  Rewarded   For  Heroism  and  Self-Sacrifice  A French woman who had equipped  her  husband's  factory  as  a   hospital  is likely to be rewarded for her grer.t ,  service.  The Germans were bombarding the  town when a shell struck, the factory  killing eighteen of the wounded, her  two assistants, and the sou of the  cook. The brave little woman bo-  came a captain. "Let all who can  walk save themselves." she cried iu  her consternation. With the tire extinguishers of the factory she fought  the flames in order to endeavor to  save the survivors. Then she occupied herself in ejptlini* tli.os:-; who  had escaped taken away to oilier  hospitals; and across .exploding shells  and llantes,' sho went to the registrar  to tell of tho deaths which had occurred.  Three days passed. -. She .had .re-!  mained all that time in the house]  with the dead, and then came the order to have thorn interred. Only one  army doctor would go into_ the place  This Frenchwoman and lie put the  ol dead bodies into their coffins, and  followed theni to the cemetery. Then,  when this doleful work was ended,  and she had no more wounded to care  for. she offered to go to Paris to get  a supply of bandages and dressings,  which had begun to be scarce..  Her proposal was accepted with joy  and her pleasing personality made  soldiers���������French and English���������without knowing anything about her  story, eager to facilitate lier journey.  She returned in course, and has continued to solace the misery in this������  large town which has been bombard- j  ed and burnt. The doctor who heard  the story:of her heroism has sent an  account of it to the government. No  more worthy breast than that of this  brave Frenchwoman could wear the  Cross of Honor.  y : ./7^  Can be handled very easily. The sick are cured, and -all'  others in same stable, no matter how "expos.������V Slept  from having the disease, by using: SPOHN'S LIQUID  DISTEMPER COMPOUND. Give on the tongue or Int.feed.  Acts on the blood and expels germs of all forms of distemper. Best remedy ever known for mares in fOal. ADrug-  gists'ami'harness-'dealers. Our free Booklet gives everything. '��������� Largest selling horse remedy; in existence. *-0  years. Distributors���������ALL, WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS.  SPOHN MEDICAL, CO., Chemists and Bacteriologists.  Goshen,   hrsS.,  U.S.A.  !  Your  Life  And Increase  "SECURITY  insured?    Keep  FIRST".,  Your    Policy    In.   Forcj  the Amount as Soon as Possible  If You're Not Insured, Make Application Today A  the excelsior life insurance eb.  Head Office, Toronto.  Over Four Million. Dollars Assets for Policyholders.  N.B.���������Write    For   Memo. Book and Circular. ..  How Plants Grow  Obtain  Nour-  Natural  having a large  proportion or. pro-  other    vegetables  tein,   while    most  have   relatively   little.  kuow    that one need  sive  steaks   in  order  tsin,   but  tnat it can  much less expense from that very sat-  il        a_ "   _ Li       tV  not buy expen-  to secure pro-  he obtained at  th-atr   Vf  isfying dish, baked beans, and also  know that the wheat grain is rich  both     protein      and    phosphorous.  \V-__>"T>*e   IV'ru-lcl.  Miller's Worm Powders  prove their !  value. They do not cause any violent !  disturbance^ in the stomach, any pain \  .-or griping, but do their work quietly i  and painlessly, so that the destruction I  of the worms is imperceptible. Yet j  they are thorough, and from the first ���������  dose tliere is  dition  of the  sufferer  improvement in the con- i come  and  au  entire 5 ���������j j  cessation of manifestations of internal  trouble.  , Increased Wealth of U.S.  i From a total valuation of sixteen bil-  ! lions of dollars, or ?514 per capita, in  I i860, just before the outbreak of the  ; Civil war, the wealth of the United  ! States had increased to nearly I8S  : billions of dollars in 1012, nearly $2,-  ; 000 per capita.  I Population in the meantime increas-  ; ed from a little more than 31,000,000 to  1 more than 95,000,000, ' having little  I more than trebled, while the wealth  ! had increased nearly twelvefold. New  j York's shai*e of the total���������about twen-  i ty-five billions of dollars���������is so much  I larger than that of any other com-  ! mon wealth as to justify her title of  j the empire state.  The increase  of wealth in a greater  * ratio than growth of population means  I general  increase  is well being*.  Com-  , plaints about unfair concentration are  not well founded.    There never before  was a time when the comforts of life  were  so   widelv   distributed  or when  the purchasing "power of a day's wages  was   20  high   compared   with   the   in-  from  capital.���������New   York Her-  A Fine Complexion  The   Few   Have   It  Little   Sophie���������Father,  what   i.   executive ability?  Professor Broadhead���������The faeulry  of earning 'your bread by the work cf  other  people.  May Be Had Through the  Rich, Red Blood Dr. Williams'   Fink   Pills  Actually Make  A girl's complexion'is something  more than a matter to concern her  vanity. It is an indication of the sta^e  of her health. Pallor in a growing girl  means a thinning of the blood, parents should be watchful of their  daughters'. complexions' and should _  see' to it that thege danger signs are j  corrected. When a girl in her teens |  becomes pale and sallow,-if she shows I  an inclination to tire easily, is listless j  and inattentive to her work or j  studies, she needs Dr- Williams' Pink |  Pills, a tonic which directly and specifically corrects the condition from I  which she is suffering. A chemical j  analysis of the blood of such a girl |  would show it fo be  How  Plants and Trees  ishinent For Their  Growth  The- phenomenon of plant growth  is one of the most interesting of  studies, but as in all life processes  many of the activities are "not understood by man.  Plants have the power of converting inorganic substinces, that is the  water, soil and the air, into organic  substances. Animals caniiot do this.  They must live on vegetable food  or on other animals vflhich have lived  on vegetable matter. Plants can live  without animals, but animals cannot  indefinitely , exist without -'plant food-  Trees, like most plants, get a large  proportion of their nourishment from  the air in the form of carbon dioxide. This must be supplemented by  water and minerals which are derived from the soil. The leaves  absorb the gases of the atmosphere  and the roots absorb from the ground  water containing minerals in solution. - The water is transported to  the leaves through the outer or sap-  wood of the tree. By means of sunlight, the carbon dioxide and water  in the leaves are united and changed  into carbonhydrates (sap),which are  then transported through the inner  bark and distributed to the growing  parts of the plant, where they are  changed itov insoluble cell substance.     .������������������'"'  Trees do not grow throughout their  bodies as animals do, but only at  the tips of the branches and roots  and in a thin layer immediately, under the bark. If a nail is driven into  a  tree   trunk  it  will  always  remain  HORSE-  Your  bigger  grease  with  can  your wagons  tue same distance ironi the centr?  of the tree and from the ground.  Because the erowi. of an old tree is  higher above the ground than that  of a young tree, it is improperly believed that the whole trunk has  elongated. This is not the case. The  elevation of the crown is due to the  lower branches dying off: and new  ones appearing at the top. Since the  takes place under  AXLE GREASE i  It is the Mica that does  it-���������makes a smooth  bearing surface, per-V  fectly lubricated* on  which the wheel revolves without friction.  Beaters Everywherm  '"<���������_!������*.. '"'    \  SMPERIM/ OIL COMPANY  Made in  nada  Sore  Corns  Go!  Absolutely  How's This ?  We  Made Weii By Lydi������  ham's Vegetable Compound.  _? _>:_!-  ������_������A _I_*v-  .5  offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for any case o_ Catarrh that  cannot be cured   by   Hall's   Catarrh  Cure. .     ^  F.   J.   CI.nKI-Y   &   CO.,   Toledo.   O.  We.   the  undersigned,   have  known   _ .  J.   Cheney for the la-1 15 years   ana believe liim perfectly h.neti. in all business  transactions and financially able to carry;  out onv obligations made by his Arm.  NATiONAl" BANK OF COMMTJRCE.  Toledo. O.  ��������� Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally,  ������c������in<������ ������_.<������. tlv __on the blood ana mucous "surfaces of the system. Testimonials  sent free. Price 75 cents per  ���������Sold by all arusp-lsts.  Take Hall's* Family  tion.  bottle.'  Pills for constlpa-  _UIR!'!l!;il'.!l,,,l|!**!'  IP   Philadelphia, Pa. ���������"I had a sever* ;  ease of nervous prostration, with palpi- ���������  S!friM������?l tation of the heart, |  ������������������"--'���������""���������pi constipation,   neau- ;   IH aches, dizziness, !  I TEST      ~"^__JS_ il noise in my ears, <  lli_r>__\ *~s ������_f il timid, nervous, rest- ;  "" less feelings and  sleeplessness.  "I read in the paper whore a young  woman had been  cured of tho vnmo  trbubles by taking  Lydia E. Pinkham's  Vegetable Compound so I threw away  the medicines the doctor left mo and began taking the Compound. Before I  had taken half a bottle I was able to nit  up nnd in a short time I wna ablo to da  mil my worlc. Your medicino has proved  it_elf able to do all you say it will and I  have recommended it in every household  I have visited."���������M.b.Mary JOHNS'roN.  ������10 Siegel Street, Philadelphia, Pa,  Another Bad Cnso.  Fijihrnta, Pa.*���������"About a year ago I  %vun down with nervous prostration. I  v/a������ palo and weak and would have hye-  it-ric _p<>.ll.*������, tuck hcadachea and a. bad  pain undflr my ohouldor-blade. I wan  ���������under the euro of dilforcnt doctors but  did not improve. I was fio weak I could  Wrdly ntfind loin* enough to do mydishca.  ���������' Lydia K, Pinkham's Vegetable Compound hue mado m������ w������*U and happy and  I have bvgun to gain in weight and my  factt looku healthy now."���������Mrs. J. W.  HoitNiii'itxJEu, XI. No. Jl, Ephrata, Pa.  If you want uptclal nflvico wrlto to  lyfdlu li.FJnkhani Medicine Co. (coafl-  (fitoutlu)) Lyun, Muss. Your letter villi  h* ofwimd, nmd uuil niifim-i'mJ by a  Many Grand Trunk Men in Firing Line  -The Grand Trunk and Grand Trunk  Pacific Railways have now supplied to  the Canadian active service contingents, it is announced, over twelve hundred men.  Every department in the system has  sent its (|iiota, The president, Mr.  E. J. Chamberlin, has his secretary iu  tho fighting line, and in another battalion is the secretary oC Mr. Howard  K. Kellcy, vice-president, in charge of  maintenance, construction and operation.  The Proven Asthma Remedy. Since  asthma existed there has been no laelc  of much heralded remedies, but they  have proved short lived and worthless.  The over-growing reputation of. Dr. ...  j 1),      Kellogg's   As ih ma   Remedy   has  given It a placo in tho Held of medicine  1 whicli  no other can approach. It has  I uevor     been   pushed   hy  sensational  methods, but has simply gone on effecting  relief   and   making  now   converts.  Pills  can  supply,  and  which  restor  brightness    to _ the    eye    and  color  to   the    cheeks.      Miss    Delina Arse-  nault,    TJrbainville,    P.E.I.,.   is     one  of the thousands of anaemic girls restored  to   health  by. tiie   use   of Dr. I  Williams'   Pinlc  Pills.     She   says:   "I j  was attacked with anaemia, and was j  in such a miserable condition that I  had to cons'ilt a doctor, and was un- ���������  der his care for several months, but |  without getting better.   I was growing :  thinner  every  day,  had  dark  circles  around the eyes-   I could hardly sleep  at night, but tossed restlessly and got  up in the morning with black anticipation   of  the   day's   miseries   beforo  me.   I was always bothered with headaches     and  pains  in   the   back  and  limbs.    My appetite  was poor and 1  frequently    vomited    what I did eat  My friends feared that I would not recover.   1 had often seen Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills advertised and finally decided to try them.   I used altogether nine  boxes and they made me as well as  ever I wns in my life. All the pains and  aches   disappeared;   my   appetite   returned.   I could sleep soundly at night,  and the color returned to my cheeks.  I   also   gained   seventeen   pounds   in  woight    I am now always well, and  for this    hw.ppy condition    I have to  thank Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.  You  can got  those  Pills  from  any  dealer in medicine or by mail at  50  .ocnlH a box or six boxes for $2.50 from  Tho Dr. Williams' Med.-ino Co., 13rock-  ville, Out.  * deficient in just   growth in diameter tak  r. Williams' Pink j the bark, the old bark  ���������nnehp  ������-"k*���������?-_.  ed farther and farther outward each,  year. We would naturally expect  that the hark woufd be-" ruptured in  the course of time. This is just what  happens and !s the reason why old  tre~es have a rigid and furrowed bark.  A thin layer of bark is forced each  year under the old bark, thus preventing the wood from being exposed  as tha old bark becomes ruptured.  _}������_ in 8-tco1  No cutting, no plasters or pads to press  the sore spot. Putnam's Extractor  makes the eorn go without pain. Takes  cut the sting overnight. Never fails-���������  leaves no scar. Get a 25c "bottle ot  Putnam's Corn Extractor today.  Rural Co-operation  Extreme individualism in agriculture has had its day. There can he  no question that the key tp the solution of many of the problems of rural  life will be found in s{>_ae form of con-  .***������_ i-5-*-M      Q_vi-n a  as inevitable  \J*.     XJ*.    i,u -*_fj_**    -  Warts will render the prettiest hands  unsightly. Clear the excrescences  away by using Holloway's Corn Cure,  which acts thoroughly and painlessly.  form of organization is  as it is desirable. Without it the farmer cannot have" adequate schools or  social life; without it he cannot secure  good roads, standardize his products  or economically market them; without  it he cannot have the proper health  facilities or lay credit foundations  which will enable him to secure capital at more reasonable rates."���������Secro^  tary of Agriculture Houston.  Agreements have been reached bc-  twenn the department, of agriculture  and four more provincial governments  covering cxpenditurcn during tho flRonl  year under tho provisions of the fed-  em! inPtriK'tio-n not, Th. ngveemnat.H  provide for tho spending of $5(5,528 of  federal money in Alberta, $(!8,000 in  Novn Rcotl.'i, $2SU3_ in Prlnco Edward inland and ,i;r..i,;:.._ in New liruns-  wlclt.  Tho details of the Alberta agroa-  nit*nt avo as* follow. :  9<.l(������)ol^, n( ���������.*��������������������������� rl#*iiliu.i> S"S.fi0O, provincial Inst nil-tor's tuilarics $4,000, in-  striiclioii and d(*nu)ii:.tration farina,  etc., $11,200, wninr-n'n work $1,500, hull-  (���������lint' and publications $1,800, mined-  laiicous $2. .Ml.  Must Make Money Faster  To provide ingots for making one  cent and five cent pieces, which are  being coined in larger quantities every  year, says the Popular Mechanics  Magazine, a new casting machine that  turns out ingots weighing more than  five times as much as those heretofore used has.been placed In service in  the United States Mint at Philadelphia, In connection with this machine larger rolls for forming the plates  from which the coin 'blanks" aro cut  are also being used, the wholo purpose of ^he improved equipment being  to turn out more coins in a day. How  Important this is is shown in the fact  that each year there is now a demand  for approximately 100,000,000 ono  cont pieces and 00,000,000 llvo cent  pieces, or nickels.  At the Yarmouth Y.M.C.A. Boys'  Camp, held at Tusket Falls in August  I found MINARD'S LINIMENT most  beneficial for sun burn, an immediate  relief for colic and toothache.  ALFRED  STOKES.  General  Sec'y.  English Village Worthy (discussing  possibilities ot invasion)���������Well, there  can't be no battle In these parts,  .Targe, for there baint no field suitable,  as you may see; an' Squire,  lend 'out tho use of 'is park.  'e won t  Mviuuil  MI'U  ������lt<U  MWM..-.MMM.M  Keep  houue.  Minard'o    Liniment    In    the  VV.   N.  U.   101.0  Mi'ii,   Wuilnr'   -What  lil������.   iU'll.'lllIlM   llt.r.   T'.llli?  Mr.   Wnrlnx    I   don't  ihoow whiU  ln.np.uagc I'd  a  lU'lf'lan,  langii(u;e   do  Know;  UHO  If  but   I  I were  Army Stores  The vastncsH of the work of main-j  (Mining the army���������apart from foed-j  ing it���������may be guugod from a few  (lgur.es. In one month there were  Issued to the troops -ir������o miles of tele-  phono-wire, 570 telephones, 5:M,000  sand hags, 10,000 pounds of dubbin fo:*  hoots, 08.000 liars of soap, 150,000 pairs  of sOPks, and 100,000 pairs of hoots.  In ten days there was al.o dis-  (.rilnitoil :il._,'l.<������o fur waistcoat* and  JU5,075 llunnol bolts,  The way tliat insignificant. Ut-iVis  mount up where largo numbers of  troops are concerned is shown by  the fact that every week thoro hi  iHHiU'd on nn average nvo tons of  vaseline for thu foot and .100 tons of  horse  shoes-       '*���������  Home  idea  of    lho    complexity  of  Un:   wuiU   can   )'������������������   ;;;illi.'-;-. ,1   \,\    rr i\ r  eriee   to   tho   official   ���������'Vocabulary   of  Stores,"  which contain!"! "iO.oou  items.  As tho head of an Insurance com-  pnny, ho divided to visit ono of the  dlntriet'i which showed a fulling off in  liu'diies!''. and (pilot ly ' investigate.  Whllo thiiH engaged he was asked how  his cniiipany found bushicHs, speaking  for H:*ell'. "Oh, wo will b-*- ahoiit Imlf  ii million ulU'iul ol tue iu,*o imii' ui 'hi,,  year," he vopUod. "Alioad or what?''  "Way. ���������,iii<.;i(l ot   tlio uadci'Lu.!.cr."  A Great Slessing "to be  Freed of Indigestion  For   Year*   He   Suffered   After   Almost   Every Meal-  Attributes Complete Cure to Use of Dr. C-iaoe'o  Kidney-Liver FiHu.  The oxporlenca of many people who  nuffer, from inUlcoulion is llko Ihul of  tho wrltor off this lottor, Stomach  moillalnon may  hriny Home reltof,  but chronic Indl-  Keutlon Is almost  Invariably tho ro-  oult ot deruiu;e-  i.jeuL'-/' <>!' the  liver, kldnoyfi and  bowebi, nnd cannot  bo actually cured  until these oryana  aro set rlulit.  With the liver  ulugghih tltero In  conMlliiullou, and  the food ferments  in the bowels Instead   of  beln|������  <ll-  f, 1MI0O.       xilili  lit  tho  iiiiiinriuKi llad the caune of nuch rtroad-  t*d dlbduscii mi appcntllcHlw.. ixrltonltlw  and Icldnoy disease. It la much hot-  tor to bo on tlio sate sldo and prevent  ouch ailments by tho timely uuo o*  Dr. Cha_o'a Kldnoy-Llver Pllla.  Mr. ,T. D. S. Barrett, Nolaon, B.C.,  and formerly of Twllllnirate, *Nrfl������l.,  v.Tltea :���������"Vor several yoarn I was a  groat nufforor from indlcestlon; _.'ho  least bit of food caused mo conoldcr-  ublo U-ouble, and often I could scare*--  !v ������"������<��������� n wnfll a ������1ny. The many remo������  dloa I tried -proved futllo until Jt be-,  can the uuo of Dr. Chaso'a Kldney-  Uver IMllM, and after ualn_- about  elfiht boxen I *wa������ completely cured. |  "Since that time I have not boon,  tronhled with Indignation, which II  eonslder n, uroat blonislnfir. I fool rmit_������j  ful for (bin cure, nnd shall idadly an*  nwnr any Innulrlon from poraoria ������uf*  fortnt. an I did." "  ^       m !  Br. Chaaa'a Kldnfry-T.IVAr _������itim. 2Bo  Z. !"*".~, T *" *' "rt " <lf*i*t<*rH, ftp Kd*������  mannon,   Mates  He  Co.,  ]_lmltea,  TO<^  v Atklrv.  t> vwAAmmm  y *���������  Fill. UTS VIEW, CHESTOK, B. C"  ������_ s *ri������_������H**h-_���������������   ������_.������"' tt_^������ *'ir'9_,?Hn_   ^t  E SB-F.  ������J      R������.  ������__���������__-  RECORD   UNEQUALLED   IN   PAST   ACHIEVEMENTS  Has Kept in Seclusion the Boasted German   Navy,   and  Enabled  the World-Wide  Commerce   of .'''Great  Britain and her  Allies to go ony Without the Slightest Interruption  Perfidy of Kaiser  Has Conspired Against  ihe  Peace of  the World For Twenty-Five  Years  mm        "1 _���������*.������>.���������-*__������"-   5/-������_.  21 J" JJUV1 A4._\>������**J  The splendid record ot the British ���������  . ii..vy   since    the  declaration  of war,  must command the unstinted admiration or all who givey it du? (Consideration.    Trie operation- of tiie ma&nific-  ient fleet in the North 'Sea under the  command   of   Admiral   Jeliicoe; yhave  not been o������ a spectacular nature, but  they, have proved thoroughly effectiveA  Although every officer and seaman in  inat- fleet has been longing ,for an opportunity to try conclusions with the  German navy in a decisive battle, the  fulfilment ��������� of that wish has? beea: denied them and they have been compelled to maintain the most difficult  of all parts, namely that of patiently  waiting and watching in vain for some  sign of activity upon the part of the  enemy!     Bay  after   day,   week  after  . *������ eek, month after month, in all sorts  of v. eather, the strain has never been  ���������relieved for a moment day or night, incessant vigilance ha <? been a vital mat-1  ter, one mis-step or the slightest relaxing of that perpetual watchfulness,  ��������� might have afforded the enemy opportunity to  work irreparable  mischief.  Throughout these many months, however, the British fleet has played its  silent part in the great world tragedy  with   remarkable ,effectiveness. A: The  boasted modern navy upon which; Germany expended many years of -labor  and vast sums of money has been held  altogether useless in the seclusion of  strongly    fortified    German  harbors.  Meantime  German,  raiders   and  German commerce have been completely  driven from the high seas and it is  only by surreptitious means and under  cover  of  some  other  flag  that  that  nation     is  able, to  obtain  the  most  meagre imports from abroad- On the  other hana the 'woild-wi.de commerce  of Great Britain and her allies: goes  on without the slightest interruption  and  the Germans manifest their exasperation by their dastardly deed of  wholesale  murder  in  the   submarine  attack upon the Lusitania.-. Great Britain steadily imports the immense food  supply required :n war time, from all  corners, of the  globe;    without    the  slightest derangement; she purchases1  h.rses,   ariimunit-on,     weapons    and  every sort of supplies required under  existing conditions, .-.'from neutral na.-  tions and transports them to her own  shores as: safely and regularlyA as in  'times of peace. A She maintains a great  and crowded ocean, highway* of transportation  from  British  ports  to  the  ports    of France, along which many  hundreds of thousah d s -of .men 'jife being carried to and fro constantly as  well as incalculable ; amounts of; supplies and munitions of war, jwbile Germany stands aside gnashing' her teeth  in impotent humiliation'.i Britain mobilizes large and well equipped armies  in the overseas dominions and "'ithout  respect to the particular quarter of the  globe   whence   they   come,   launches  them in unarmed transports upon the  high   seas over which they travel in  perfect confidence through thousands  of i-tiles of frequented sea lanes, convoyed by a few men of war. Although  tl_a shores of Great Britain ere within  a few hours steaming of the hstrbors in  which the.great German fleet rides at  anchor, the shores of the *,Rig__rLit-  ..e. Tight Little Island" remain absolutely   immune   from   assailment   by  German guns.  When some hist' rian seriously undertakes to write the history of this  war", he will find it necessary to give  a foremost place in the narrative to  the phenomenal work accomplished in  the name of Great Britain by the genius of Admiral Jeliicoe and the untiring faithfulness of his officers and  men by moans of the consumption of  little or no munitions of war other  than the burning of" the coal necessary to keep his ocean sleuths moving  incessantly, up and y down ��������� day and-  night,-in storm and sunshine, off th-se  waters through which, if at all, the  German fleet must make' its way from  its haven to the high seas; ByAmeans  of its tireless watchfulnes.. .and its  silent self-restraint the British navy  is making for itself a record hitherto !  unequalled in all the glorious annuls '  of its byegone achievements.     .  _���������'���������������������������'������ _--^_*_._fs A_ae__*f_s%!  OF THE liTMO^ IlPOifMGE  _*. a?j������*?3.  ?_u  German Toy  Crippled by the War  Huns' Reign of Terror  Crimes    Unmatched    in    Three Centuries of VV������f:  Murder, lust and  pillage  prevailed  over   many   parts   of   Belgium;  on   a  scale unparalleled in any war between  civilized nations during the last three  centuries.    In  this  sentence    is   embodied a damning indictment of the  German   troops   which: have   overrun  Belgium���������mu indictment contained 'n  the report of the powerful committer  appointed in December by the prime  minister "to consider and advise on  trade. I the evidence collected on behalf of his  One toy  manufac.urer   m    Massa-  majesty's government as to outrages  American Manufacturers Take Advantage of Opportunity, and Are  Developing Business  With every advantage, in their fav-  i������r and backed up by the assurance of  any material assistance which it may  be in tiie power of the government to  oiler. American manufacturers of toys  are now enlarging their facilities with  the prospuct of making an active bid  i'or tire foreign as well as the domestic  chusetts is employing about three  hundred hands, more than twice the  number on his payroll than at the beginning of the war, tCnd others have  ehown a proportionate expansion.  'inei'3 are some toys which will always come from Germany, under nor-  maV conditions, of course, because of  the high development of the industry  in that country, but there, are many  which can ba made on a competitive  basis in the United States, says the  New York Herald.  Particular reference is made to the  manufacture of dolls, of which the  United States fomerly bought more  than $2,000,000 worth, or moro than  one-fifth of the total production, in  SaxeCoburg-Gotha. Tho embargo will  Bhtit off all this tra.le, and American  manufacturers seek to Biipply the market. Purchases for holiday delivery  aro being made at this oarly day, and  as this country annually buys $6,000,-  000 worth of miscellaneous toys in  Germany, the importance of the situation is readily recognised.  Why Italy Fights  (K New Age to Battling With the Old,  and Must Change It or Perish  Austria mado out no cano whicli jus-  tilled her action. Germany had no  cane which could atund for a moment  in a court of law, and tha great an-  ni/.e ot chlii/.cU mankind haa already  found It, \vnntlng. Those governments,  irresponsible to iho people, forced the  war upon tho world, whllo tho government of Italy would havci preucrved  ���������ui-ntvallty if It could. But tho popular  inifUnot overbore it. Tho dymiBty  _m*iet have gone down had ii willmiuod 1  the passionate popular1 domand that'  lilt- nation align Itself with th**- ivm-on  v. u'k n ..v. ;���������.*. *:T.rl: w_r<I'lni** tl*<*- world.  Civilization Ifi In a grapplo to tho  death with reaction. ].Y*������uhillHM and  lho preposterous (issumptluu of dlvhie-  right kings and cast-h aro reddening  Europe with bloid to perpetuate a regime, which humanity has outgrown.  A now ago Ih battling with the old and  must strangle It i.r perish; and tho  Italiiui people and wc of America know  by  an  instinct    which    hruHhea    nil  :..,_^..:.; : -.    'i^''*"'  ������Mior������  n\ir HVtnniithh'tt  alleged to" have been committed by  German troops during the present  war, case of. alleged maltreatment of  civilians in the invaded territoiies, and  breaches of the laws and established  -usages of war."  It is proved that in many parts or  Belgium the massacre* of the civil  population were delibsrately and systematically organized. Innocent civilians, men and women, were murdered  in large numbers, women violated and  children murdered. Looting, house-  burning, and wanton destruction of  property were ordered and counten-  aced by the German officers. Elabor-  te provision had been made for systematic incendiarism as a part of the  system of general terrorl/.ation. Tho  rules and usages of war were frequently broken, especially in using women  and children as a shield for advancing forces.* Wounded and prisoners  were killed and tho Red Cross and the  white Hag abused.  The report (which is issued in the  form of a 01-pagc pamphlet) is the result of the examination of more than  l,_00 witnesses, Belgians (mostly civilians) and British officers and soldiers. Nearly all the depositions were  obtained under the supervision of Sir  Charles Mathews, director of public  prosecutions, and of Mr. B. Grlmwood  Monrs, barrister. It Is added that sol-  dom did tho Belgian witnesses show u  desire to describe what thoy had sean  or Biifforod.  The lawyers taking the deposition  were surprlr.cd to flnd how llttlo vln-  dlctlvenens they showed, and how generally free from emotional excitement  their narratives were. Many hcsltat-  de lo speak leiit what they _uld ml^lil  Involve* their friends er relatives at  homo In danger, and it was found necessary to give an absolute promise  that names cimuia not be disclosed.  cunning potentate, who for 25 years  secretly conspired against the peace  of the world, is���������-thiis described by a  .German nobleman, claiming to be one  of his most intimate friends, in a volume of memoirs recently published in  London.' under the title, "The Berlin  .Court Under William II."  _j_: what ^purports to be an uneni-  bellished diary record bf moments  spent in' friendly talk with the Emperor during the days preceding and  immediately following the outbreak  of hostilities in the present war, statements of the Kaiser are quoted which i  show him to have been hoping for  such an incident as the .Sarajevo  crime, to have welcomed the break  between Serbia and Austria as an opportunity for 'him to throw off the  mask of peace-maker, he had grown  weary of wearing so that he might  emulate and..co.nti_.ue the great deeds  of his grandfather, William I., strike  terror to the heart of the world, and  "put Germany, on a pinnacle of glory  and power where none other will be  worthy to be mentioned beside it."  The author of this dramatic revelation of the German Emperor's inner thoughts... during the catastrophic  days of last .Tuly and August signs  himself as "Count Axel von Schwer-  ing." The intransigeant of Paris,  howaser,. declares 4hat this count b.  really Prince Von Fuetrstenburg, who  really did accompany the Kaiser on  his yachting trip to Norway in August. The Prince, it is also stated,  made the revelations contained in his  published memoirs to avenge- on the  Kaiser the tragic disappointment the  Prince suffered by finding tliat his  peace-loving friend, the Kaiser, was  in reality a .'���������'scheming,, cruel, unscrupulous brigand."  After retailing .the enmity that  once existed between the Emperor  and the Crown Prince,* because of  the.... latter's impatience to win military glory,, showing how the German  Reichstag .is ..reall"' less: powerful  than the Prussian Landing, and explaining that, oheyof the early causes  of the present war ,.as not a person-.  ��������� al enmity between Emperor William  II. and King Edward VII.. contracted  while the latter was still a Prince,  the author tells of a personal encounters ..with the ..-great figures in the war  and  the  accuracy    with    which  the  TT*_���������*���������������_��������� Qv       ���������F_\'r'.aor������ **���������������..  ��������� f3.__*������i-rr_o->���������*.'c*1     rtioi������f       .r>  the; hostilities.  The Kaiser's friendliness to Jews  is instanced as an indication of his  essentially democratic nature. In this  connection he says that the Emperor,  even appointed to the responsible  post of minister of the uerman colonies a baptized Jew, Herr Dernbnrg,  "an: appointment which was ths  cause of one of the greatest scandals  that Berlin has ever seen."  On board his yacht in the Baltic  on Jiily 1, after leaning of the assassination of Grand" Duke-Ferdinand  the Kaiser seemed meditative, imperturbable. "This may be the last  holiday I shall enjoy for a long  time," he said to the writer. "Who  knows what the next, month may  bring us? Sometimes the necessity  arises for a nation to assert itself, if  only because she feels that otherwise others may do it to her disadvantage."  ���������*A spark mav-set lire to the whole  world."  "The Kaiser," said the narrator,'  "seemed to be brooding over some  plan." On July 2 the writer dined  with Moltke, head of the general  staff.  "The Emperor," said' tho general,  '���������has been deceiving us for years.  While pretending to be an adversary  of war, he has in.his own mind been  continually thinking of the Cay when  h2 could declare it."  SACRIFICES BOR THE SECURITY OF THE COUNTRY  The  Call for  Food as  a Patriotic Contribution Seems to be but  Little Understood, but the Farmers of Canada are ������)6ing  ���������'���������nrx^ i ���������������������������.. -t>-_,jc *_'.'.  "VT ___i^:-_r."-_t_'-A_ ;'-  lation and extravagance that permeat������  ed the whole national life and threatened somewhat the best elements of  national growth.    Suddenly  the  war  has come and we bavg to adjust ourselves to'.-new-".conditions. People who  have  been living to  themselves  and  for   themselves   suddenly  find   themselves confronted by. a new situation.  The empire calls for men who are willing to sacrifice ever j thing, not merely  j for imperial existence, but for humanity.    But more, .the  empire calls for  food.   And this second; hut equally urgent; A and  important  call,  some  find  hard  to  understand.    We  have   produced food for ourselves and a surplus   for   our   profitable   export.     To  call for food as a patriotic jcontribu-  tion is perhaps the most difficult of  all to understand.    What is the first  thing needed?   Instruction, education,  (By C. C. James, C.M.G., Commissioner  of Agriculture).  For over a"year we have ^een celebrating  a hundred years    of peace-  Canadians of early stock must go back  four generations to find ancestors who  fought for their country.    In tens of  thousands of our families all Warlike  traditions have long since disappeared, and we had, become so accustomed to peace that, When war was declared, it took time for us to realize 3  that the, country  was. in .such  peril]  that that we were called upon really  to oif er our lives against thei attack of  a powerful enemy.   The scene of conflict  was   thousands   of  miles   away,  and many did not realize in fact do  not yet realize, that, our country is in  danger.   For three or four generations  we have felt safe and secure as apart  of the British empire, and hundreds of  thousands of our people stiii quietly   the placing of the full facts before ihe  go about their, business; confident that   people.   What, you say, .dp they really  the British navy wiii surely see us  safely through. Only now. as reports  of casualties reach us every day, is  the .war beginning to come home to  us. Considering these things, we realize why .French'and British reservists,  who had served their country across  the sea and who were moved by the  traditions of their family life, responded, so readily to the call to arms, and  why peace-bred and '., peace-nurtured  Canadians have moved less rapidly.  We had well-nigh given up the art  of war and we had become absorbed  in the peaceful building up of a new  country. We have not bsen called upon xo make sacrifices for the security  of our land and the safety of our  people. There has been developing  more and more among our people a  desire for wealth and office and personal preferment that has made us  somew;hat selfish, and there has been  observed of late a ten _e_.cy to specu-  r.eed to be told what is needed? My  answer to that is, there is just as  much need for information for the  people as to the material needs of the  empire as to have clearly set before  them the need for men to serve. Further, it is the duty of the governments  to see that full and correct information as to food conditions of the allies  and of the enemy be given to the people. What would have been said if no  such action had been taken? Surely  no apology, no explanation need be  given for a campaign to give the people the -fulies/i' and most reliable information along this line- As for linking up- patriotism v/ith production, I  shall not be one to deny to the farmers of Canada human feeling and  mental make-up equal to those of  workers in other lines. Rural patriotism emanating from full knowledge  of needs and opportunities may yet be  th. salvation of this country.  Xtalv's FiP'litlri **��������� Str������iiflrt_i  A Biff Task  Will Help to Develop Trade  Alox Johnston, deputy minister, ai d  Col. Anderson, chief engineer of the  department ot marine and fish cries,  havo returned to Ottawa from a trip  of Inspection to the Pacific count.  Thoy nny thut while trade is quiet ������t.  pi client, the development of portM and  tho conntructlon  of railways  now in  I nrn. r. hh   Iii   Brltlhh' Cohnnbla  In  pre  iV.lonir and  wh������ni our truo  lulurautn   paring lho way for the large bualncnn  lit     Ihimiinlty,   Ilka  tho     Laimoon   in I which Ih oic.cctod to develop after tho  maibh*. ha- Krippod tb. Himlcn_ Hint  neck to crunh It, and will como out of  ine ten-ill-.' ������Uu__Jc naked and brcath-  ���������*,.... i,H.ui*-iiii. norhnpH. but free: und  thnt  old  world  wo knew  it your a������;o | plott'U,  v\ in Du o������ uuiuuuu  Will   )lt*\l.l    DO   U������u   f.i"V   "���������    ���������������������������������������.       ������������������\ ���������>    j...   >..v  ������ht������'r I'OHt-KxprcBH, trad*.  war. Tho mnrln. o<il������*inlf( niat<> thut.  tho Grand Trunk Pacific dry dock nf  rrlni-o Huport, tho ln.'-;"ut north >f  San   Prunc.liu'O,  which  Ih  about  coni-  ������ir>.)m.i .tut.i  t>., ,.ni���������  ,.,... ,-t  Homestead Proxies  Are Restricted  Department    of   the    Interior Takes  Steps  to   Curtail   Practice  An important notice has just been  issued in circular forin by the department of the interior affecting the filing by proxy upon homostoad land  and later abandoning the claim in  favor of relatives. The custom is being brought under more severe regulation, a-i the following letter, addressed to Dominion lands agents and  Inspectors, would Indicate:  "Hitherto It has boon tho practice  to allow a settler who holds a proxy  entry for a homestead to abandon  such homcatad In favor of certain  relatives, provided such abandonment  Is received by the agent for the district in which tho land ia situated before uh: month* hr.vo oliipood from tho  time the entry was mado, notwithstanding that tho entrant had not furnished proof that such entry had been  perfected.  "T am now to Inform yon that it  has boen doubled to change this practice, and in future an abandonment  In favor of a relative, executed by a  nett lor, who holds a proxy entry will  v-iniy ho no.eptort provided the entrant has appeared bo fora the u^oui  for the district and had fylml Ihe usual statutory declaration on form  "8_(.7* and further mitlBfles the agent  by Htatutory declaration that ho (the  entrant), ban lived upon the land far  u period of not loss than thirty days.  'By order,  "I,. Pi.mam a, See."  ������������������.���������in mwmm *4**<i,m'tw,utmi.wtm *  Tho rohearaal had not Kone at all  (o piratic the hUu. * 'lirm-Hir, vvim ui im  flone, novor. ly and unjustly criticized  tlu������ lemiiiu; m.tii. In _>u;<:������_.iU.n he  said: "Say, do you think I have been  si "isifco ������]lre������'(or for llftoen yeora for  nothing?"   "I eaiuiot Huy an to tlmt,"-   ���������  i   .   ,.  illUi HUkll  Should   Prove   a   Considerable   Factor;  ��������� in Support of the Allies  Field army of 12 corps and 3 divisions of cavalry, 400,000 men; nine  yearly classes of seserves,'fully eqilip-'  pad, 800,000; reserves not equipped,  but training, 500,000; making a total  of 1,700,000 men.  Each army corps of the field army  consists of two different divisions except the Roman district corps, which  has three.  ���������Thfcra are two brigades of infantry  (two ragimenla-tt) a brigade) _nd a regiment of field ai'tiller*������_jn each division. The total war strength of a division is 14,156 men and tfficers, 1,399  horses and 30 gun..  The array also has 39 aeroplanes.  The navy:  Dreadnoughts  in   commission....      4  Dreadnoughts to b'e completed in.  1015       2  Pre-dreadnoughts          8  Armored cruisers ................      "���������  Protected cruisers       16  Torpedo gunboats        10  Destroyers   ..., ���������     46  Torpedo boats       86  Submarines        25  Total number of warships   -206  The two dreadnoughts to be completed thib year are the Dullio and  Doria. Their principal armament will  be thirteen 12-inch guns. Four new  dreadnoughts were laid down In 1914.  Their principal armament will bo  eight 15-inch guns of the typo of tho  latest Brltiah dreadnoughts, like the  Queen J_li_ubeth, now at the Dardanelles.  In addition to the permanent army  there are :    all times nine classes of  Allied    Navies    Have    Paralyzed the  y, Enemy's Shipping  The  magnitude   of    the    task  the  navies of the allied powers- have performed since the outbreak of the war  is in a measure indicated by the fact  that a year ago the" actual tonnage ot  Germany's  shipping .stood  second  in  the  world and.in    eight months the  German flag has been  swept off the  seas.    This means, says the Military  and Naval Record, that the enemy's  mercantile marine, which consisted ot  2,388 steam and sailing vessels, with  a  total  tonnage   of  nearly 5,500,000,  has  been  paralyzed    so    that, apart  from the fact that the enemy's food  supply has been jeopardized, tho in-  eome of the holders of shares has been  depleted  almost  to  vanishing  point.  This has already been shown by the  reports  of *feome   German   steamship  companies for 1914, and now the report   of   the   Iteederel   Aktieugesell-  schaft of Hamburg permits of a comparison in the case of sailing ships.  According   to   the   Financial     Times,  the  Reoderei  is  tho  biggest  concern  in Germany engage:l   in    the sailing  ship trade, and formerly had a wide  connection, mainly in South American  ports.    The    outbreak    of hostilities  brought the  carninlg    power ot the  company to    a complete    end,    and  eleven vessels   wero captured or detained by  the allies, while all those  on   outward   voyages   are  now  lying  Idle  in  neuturl  harbors.    The  gross  receipts     slumped   from   1,333,000   to  459,000 marks,   and   the net revenue  after reducing the depreciation allowance from 61*1,500 to 110,900 marks,  comes    out  at  161,300  as compared  1 with   497,000   marks.     The   dividend  reservists, men who have served two scales down from 1*2 to 4 per cent,  years In the permanent army and who I  are* armed, equipped nnd ready for  service. There are about 90,000, In  each audi class, what is loft of the  mon who have retired from the permanent army each year .or the past  nine years, They know at all tlmc3 just  where to join tholr regiments, and tho  mobilization of such nn army is a matter of only a short time.  After two years' active service and  ulna years in tho reserve, the men  are subjected lo militia duly for eight  years.  Value of Koiiiuoit Crops  The First Essential to Good Farming  Is Crop notation  No real friend of ^gsleulturc advocates tho lioedh-so raising o������ things  That lias ruined too much good land  in th hi country in the past. It Is wasting tlio fertility of many a ere a now.  liut raiwing thin*,.-. )>) iiOi-iil ?.*.rn*.'._*\' ','.*  a different propostton, because it re-  qui ret* the maintenance of the moans  of ruining them. Tho tlrat essenllul to  a good nyBfoni of running Is  prolUiible use of the products! A prevailing crop rotation Ib usuully tho re-  mi It of tho pnHt '-xpetiem.M of the  farmers of the locality and It iibould  not be lightly discarded. But If may  have become a Horl. of habit.   U might,  . ,       ������... ...���������...��������� .n Thl"        In     t|._,rtti  iiu    4������<m,i������     ....... v. , ..... !!'.!"       v-'     *.<Avrn  thinking about, is the rotation follow-  e,I ihe bert po������. Iblo ono? t'onhl It h<>  changed -.vlth benefit to the farm and  fanner'* What have been the effects  of the puht Hy������iU'iu ou th*. lniid and oa  ii...   *������������-,'i.,w ui   cmriHtv   to  nrnduoo   pnoil  Wheel Suppresses Noise ,  Car In Portland, Me., Said to Run  ulke Automobile  Elimination of the greater part ot  the noise that now accompanies the  operation of street cars and elevated  and subway trains ia a prospect of tho  immediate futuro as tho roBiilt of a  new noiseless wheel which \\\ described in the Popular JMee'br.iik'H Magazine.  A street car equipped with wheel*  of this kind aud recently subjected  to test runs at Portland, Mo.. 1������ re.  ported to havo run an noiselessly as  an automobile, The wheel ia made of  two sections, and Ih In cffeeL a wheel  with I n ������'i. v.'!'.c;;:!, The innT foot Inn Ih  fixed to tlio axle, while the outer _ec-  tlon takes tlio bearing on tho track.  Between tho two hcciIoiib is a eunh-  ion of rnbho.r of special composition  v.i'U-ii ;..i."wT'.*.r. tV.0. r'.Vr-.r'. mv '���������*!"���������"���������������������������������  bv the grind of the tiro on tho rail  and by Irregularities in the truck, und  If Is this that gives the wheel Its noise-  loan qnallMci*.  Two Wordo  ������������������1 Jus*!, rend that they're nendlnfif  French conrtcrlpts to tho front," h������  wnn saying.  "Well    1   Kiippoflo   the   poor  thlngrt  tnigllt  im   ������''H   ",:   Ii''-'"   <���������������������������'   '������������������   ������ *���������*������"������  murmured hl������ Hyiupalhelle honteiiB.  If the swine are In the fattening  hUfi.t Ihey iibould have wll they will  Mil iw clean,    but    growing: anlm������l������  ^______^___--iB--  J  fctujuyiiu  '.   l iml-.'n't    voi������  hiiv.   eiiVnfori   (h*. leropB? -Natlonul Utockmun and Fann-1 Hhould have ju_t oiioiikh u������������v������!wv ���������"������-*������*������  naufuiciit." * ������r. ������u <* k������-������**i.jf ������������*.w ..'>..������ *.;,������,. zv..  umnau THE  CRESTON  REVIEW  THE GRESTGH BEVIES  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. F. Hatbs. Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C., FHIDA-T, JULY 10  The Drive is Due  Now that the Russians have  checked the German advances  through Galicia news of the great  "drive," which was fixed in some,  quarters to commence early in May,  should be forthcoming shortly.  The comparative ease with whicli  the Russians were driven back in  the past two or three weeks admits  of no other conclusion than that the  Russia retirement was more a matter of tactics than necessity. The  enemy won too easily; so easily, in  fact, that we wonder how he failed  to penetrate Warsaw in the three  previous attempts.  Considered along with recent assurances that the Allies have no  lack of equipment this somewhat  prolonged series of Russian retreats  indicate that the Allies' higher  command on three fronts are working in perfect harmony, the object  being to create conditions under  which the enemy must fight battles  of decisive importance on three  fronts at the same time, at a time  and under conditions advantageous  to the Allies.  At the capital it is stated that  Russia eould at any time invade  German territory if they thought  such a step worth v. hat it v������**ould  cost, while the French military  leader, General Joffre, has promised to have the Germans out of  France by the first of the coming  vear.  go on losing seven men a minute,  as the Germans do without in the  end becoming exhausted.  "While, of course, Germany's supply of men is not entirely at an end  the Sewer of the Gorman von th has  been -withered at a time when ours  is about to blossom, for we still have  the pick of our manhood yet to  reach the firing line.  Over 10,000 Enlist  r  While we have always been conceited enough to imagine that British Columbia, in comparison with  its population, had responded quite  as liberally as most of the other  provinces in the Dominion to the  call for for men to take their place  on the firing line, it is only very  recenely figures are available showing what this really means.  TJptillJune26 a total .'of 7,809  officers and men had left this province for service at the front with  the various Canadian Contingents,  and there were at that date a further number of 2,633 officers and  men mobilized and in training for  overseas .-.rvice still in the province, making a grand total of  10,442 officers ar������ men v. ho had vol-  Whit  fliif  ErS-HiSgg'lB  1 Clark's  *���������'������������������:_������������������ '- - ���������**_:-_*"  I      u  Willi  .A  10  ���������H  it  Loaf  Lunch Tongue  Unfit?  i i  ������-  unteered, proved themselves fitted  for the great task and been  accepted.  In quality as well as quantity  does British Columbia's contribution of men strnd out prominently,  judging by the reports coming  from the front of this gigantic  fight for freedom���������a true freedom  ���������which cannot be until the power of  militarism has been broken forever.  mi ^11^.,  J. II.   |j������j_l*jvy  _*���������������������������������*   .*x^y*.������rt.lo      _..  ��������� VAX*      fcrXX?. X*XX������3     \sx.  when you   can   get  such delicious Cooked Meats and Fish  ready to serve.  AH our stock is  selected quality, and  you will be uleased  with then*. Here  are a few suggestions  Roast Beef  Pork & Beans  "   Potfa^  M  Fresh Can'd Fraser  River Salmon  I  in Tomato Sauce  Imported  Sardines i  Your money hack if goods  are not satisfactory  Phone63  ������  General Merchant  CRESTON  tepayers e-ieei;  F.JacksonTrustee  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  serving the nation's force while  Germany i. eshausting herself, but  within two months at the latest  we are assured there will be put  under way a tremendous drive that  will finally crush the monster of  militarism out of existence.  Time Fights with Allies  Infertile Market Eggs  Time fights with the Allies. True  his co-operation so far has been  reither speedy nor spectacular���������  "slow but sure" being a favorite  maxim with the gentleman aforementioned.  To show where time has been doing his little bit for the empire the  military critic of the London Times  after careful research, during the  first   week   in   June,   states that  "serious as have  been the  casualties of  the British   troops  those of  Germany have been ten times more  numerous," which  by  now should  more than offset the numerical disparity    between    the    45,000,000  British    people    and     65,000,000  Germans.  The German losses up to June 1  were estimated as being considerably in excess of 3,000,000. Since  then the campaign in Galioia has  added nearly 400,000 to the roll of  killed, wounded and missing, so  that in eleven months of fighting  Germany must have lost in one  way or another more than 3,500,000  or about 11 percent, of her total  male population.  By doing some comparitivc estimating it is found that at tlio beginning of the war Germany hud  10,000,000 men between tho ages of  18 and 45 years. After deducting  th**** unfit an \vo\\ aq thnHO required  in r'ivil pursuits and the manufacture of uinnitioiiH of war, it looks  safe to nay that those 3,500,000  '���������umialti'-,.'* represent nearly one-half  of tho Gr>. mini population that is  lit and eun be uparerl for war.  Kven allowing i'or the return to  i,Wo fighting linn of a large propor-  lioii ������>f Mi.! wounded to the lighting  line thin tremendous strain must  tell in the, long run     Nr nation can  Editor Review :  Sir,���������Now that the breeding season  is at an end it is important that all  breeding males should be removed  from the pens, and either killed, sold  or isolated.  It is not true that the hens will not  lay so well when there is not a male  present. On the contrary, in most  instances the presence of male fowls  tends to reduce the egg yield.  Last year it was estimated that over  $3,000,000] was lost in the Dominion  through fertile eggs being marketed.  It does not take a much higher temp-  rature than 70 degrees to start incubation, and this temperature is often  considerably exceeded in the grocery  store windows. As is often the case,  when fertile eggs are exposed to the  heat it does not take long for incubation to start.  Cut down this loss, by removing the  male bird. Infertile eggs may become  stale and musty , when exposed to  strong odors, but they can never get  into the condition in which fertile eggs  are often found when broken by tho  consumer.  There is another reason why the  male birds should he got rid of at end  of breeding season, nnd that is because  it is expensive to keep them threo or  four months before disposing of them.  If marketed early tbey should net a  few cents a pound more and save, as  well, the fifty or sixty cents' worth of  feed which would be needed to keep  them till fall.  These remarks apply moro especially  to farmors who keep fowl as a sideline. Tho commercial poultryman  cannot afford to keep male birds any  longer than is absolutely necessary.  During the hot weather collect tho  egejH at. 1->iihIi twice daily, store them  in a cool, sweet place. An ogg shell is  very porus, and eggs will quickly tako  up any foul smells or odors. Whon  msi.kotlnf"** bo Hiiro tho'cardboard fillers  are sweet,, dry and clean. Markot  clean, good-sized eggs as often as  possible. J. tt. Tkrhy,  Rf>r.y. B.C. Poultry AHHociatloli  Everyone m> prosperous in Revol-  sloke tliat.the local relief society hun  $:i5 iu the bank.  The Herald thinks Cranbrook nhould  have a, fruit growrra union to dispom*  of the districta HUi'phu- Hinall fruits,  li'.\\ e '.:'.!*( ,,",'"','r (���������vrH������t|������ii������������)iiiil,M we������*e  completed to operate the cannery at  P-mMi-toii iIhh y**iu. II. in t.i''ut of the.  }. ),000 ciiMfH to bo packed this season  2o,00o enwH luivi   tthemly been Hold.  Creston's 1915 school meeting is now  only a memory. It was held on Saturday morning and while not exactly  exciting was decidedly interesting in  spots.- The attendance was not large,  hardly thirty ratepayers being on hand  at anyone time, five of whom were  ladies.  Proceedings commenced shortly  after ten in charge of J. W. .Dow, the  the retiring trustee and the board's  presiding genius during the year just  closed, After very briefly outlining  tha purposes for which the meeting  was called, asked for nominations for  a chairman for the meeting, ana after  a dozen gentlemen had been proposed  R. S. Bevan was finally prevailed upon  to act, with Mrs. Mallandaine as secretary.  The financial statement, which appeared in last week's Review was also  on the blackboard for further consideration and after little direct criticism  was adopted, as were the minutes of  the last annual meeting and the special  meeting on August 29th, at which  Mrs. Mallandaine was elected for the  unexpired portion of'Trustee Lamont's  term.  The discussion of the budget was  very wide, including a statement as to  minor improvements this year, such  as kalsomining or painting the interior  walls, putting the furnace in better  shape, installing a drinking fountain,  and a debate as to whether the principal is the right man in the right  place, so to speak. Being human, Mr.  Macdonald, of course, bus his faults,  but the criticism of his handling of the  school offered at the mooting was, on  the whole, of such minor importance  that ono cannot help but endorse the  view of a numbor of speakers that  providing his work with the pupils  shows up well whon examination results are announced tho ratepayers  should commond the board for retaining tho services.  A good-natured chairman also  allowed a groat deal of latitude on tho  discussion of teachers' Hitlarios. The  trustees recommended a sin to of pay  as follows: Principal, $105 por month;  Division IL. $75; Division III., $70;  Division IV., $05. l_:uit year the pay  shoot was $105, $105, $70, $70, with an  average attendance for tho term 22,81,  20, 30 in the DIvlNlnn-ordcr previously  mentioned. The muller wuu finally  disponed of on a motion by Dr. Hond-  erson-W. Jackson which carried by a  vote of ltJ to 8 (all the ladies voting  nay) fixing tho salaries for the ensuing  term at $105, $R0, $70, $70.  Speaking at tills juncture J, F. Homo  thought that. In view of prevailing  financial conditions and knowing that  only throe pupiln were taking second-  year high '>chool work, the superior  school work should ho dropped entirely and the otaif out to three teachers.  The debate on this point was quite extended and developed the fact that  while the attendance was a little slim  for four teachers it was a bit heavy for  three. Besides as at present equipped  the rooms were not adiapted to such a  change, and in view of. the small  reduction it would make in the average tax-payment the move was not  approved.  The amount necessary iox- this ie_s_--  operations was placed at $3,000 which  the treasurer thought would suffice if  taxes were pretty fully paid. Failing  this financing would be a serious problem on a $3,000 vote.  The meeting very wisely decidect-.to  attach a salary of $50 to the office of  secretary-treasurer. In a seat speech  Mr. Dow suggested that it be $100 as  he knew from experience that even  at that figure Mrs. Mallandaine would  be underpaid for the work she had  done for the district  during her term.  For auditor R. M. Reid was-named,  but as he declined re-election Dr. Henderson was unanimously chosen on  motion of 6. Broderick���������A. Milier.  For the vacancy on the trustee  board J. W. Dow declined re-nomination, and Messrs. R. Lament, W. Jaek-  son and W. K. Brown also withdrew  leaving the field to W. Crawford and  Frank Jackson, the vote being in favor of the latter.  R. S. Bevan was in charge of the  balloting, with Mrs. M. Young and  Mrs. Barton, scrutineers.  Before adjourn ing 'hearty votes of  thanks were tendered J. W. Dow, tho  retiring trustee, and R. M. Roid, auditor, the former coming in for many  compliments on his many years of  efficient sorvice in tho interests of tho  school district.  _a  Wynnde  ui_  iiMiknnn*. i _*_   i_  'WMHIEL,   B-.&  Gtury  MANUFACTURES  Boxes and Crates  gh and Dressed Lumber  GUY   LOW ENBERO  OON8ULTING    ENOIN_R_  PRESTON  B.C.  Bull for Service  Purebred Jersey _ Bull���������-Brampton.  Prince���������for service. Good producing  strain, Fee $5. STOCKS &JACKSON  Mountain View Ranch, Creston.  Purebred Poultry For Sale  Tenders for Janitor  Scaled tenders will be received up  to July 25, 1015, for Janitor work of  Creston Public School for a term of  one year. For full particulars see tho  Secretary-Treasurer, Mils. Maiaan-  dainm, CroBton.  Lowest nor any tondor not necessarily  accepted.  Tenders for Wood  Soaled tenders will bo rocoivod up to  July 25,1015, for 20 cords of cordwood  for Crcnton Public School, For nil  othor particulars see the Socrotury-  TiooHuror, Mits. MArAANDAiNB, Ores-  ton, B.C.  Lowest, uor any tender not necessarily  acccpt-Mb  Tenders for Painting, <&c.  Healed tenders will bo received up to  July 25, 1015, for kalMoniiniug or painting the interior of Creston Public  School. Full particulars an to work  ~.v.'i;;:k'!:;������ to b;; dor.*, on ���������. ppl!������������t!'������n *.o  the Secretary-Treasurer, Mim. Mai.-  i.ANi>.UNic, Creston.  Lowest or any tondor not necessarily  accepted.  .High Class.  White Wyandotte &  Barred Rock   Hens  ��������� Cocks, Cockerels  &  Pullets  Bred from Prize-Winners and a  grand laying strain. $1.50 to $5.00  each, according to quality. Fancy  Pigeons $1.50 por pair.  A. HAYES, Gannlngton, Ont.  r  _>KAT__)Il IN  High ctessBopts and Shoes  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Spcciatly  GET YOUB  Plumbing, Tinning anu  General Repair Wort  Done by  w\ B. Embree  The HuMttfitoUoii ol work  well done  In rem lontr after tho prion Ih fortroMett HORTICULTURAL HELPS"1  Conducted by L. R. HABTILL, B.S.A.,  Assistant Provincial Fruit Inspector  Creston, B.C. Telephone 61  Printed with your  name, address, and  bind of Butter for  $1 for 200���������we sup-  tiie paper.  lElllEUIflTinr  i������������S!_.iurny[.  Summer Pruning  Kaslohas a junior Red Cross Society,  Wheat harvestis under way in some  parts of the Okanagan.  Kimberly will soon have a circulating library and news room.  Synopsis of Coal Mining  lions  Ooal mining rights of the Dominion,   t     ���������       f.  in Manitoba. Saskatchewan and Al- -jj ^J^ ttxf  berta, the Yukon Territory, theNorth-  *ae dixncal*;  "West Territory and in a portion Of the  Province Of British Coiutiabia, may be  leased for a term' of twenty-one ye?_r_  at an annual rental cf$l an acre. Not  more than 2,500 acres will be leased to  one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of .the district in wnich  the rights, applied for are situated. -  In surveyed^ territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions oj sections, and in unsurvey-  ed territory the tract applied for shall  be staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not.  available, but not otherwise. A royalty  shall be paid on tbe merchantable output of the mine at the rate of five cents  perton. ������������������'���������  The person operating the mine Shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the fall ouantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If thei coalmining  not bemcr operated," such  Summer pruning is  based  on  the  theory that  if the -wood growth  of a  tree  is checked at a certain critical  time, the energy of the tree that would  otherwise  go into   the production   of  wood-will be diyerted into the development of fruit buds.   As yet it is a subject of  which, comparitively little is  definitely known, but  the practical  experience  of fruit growers  through- j  out the  world, and for many  years  back, certainly confirms the belief that  summer pruning  induces fruitf ulness  when properly and opportunely done.  Whether or not   summer   pruning  tends to develop fruit buds it is obvious  that tbe practice is of great assistance  in shaping the tree arid by opening up  the tree to sunlight at the latter part  of the  growing season in  developing  color in the fruit; also in reducing the  amount of winter   pruning that- is  ordinarily necessary." _  In shaping certain erect growing  varieties it is necessary to head back  to outer growing lateral limbs in order  trees the proper spread,  here is that it is often  impossible to head back to a lateral  without  cutting back   into two year  The city of rep_sia.ud is restricting its  tenderloin district to a few places.  Michel's Bed Cross sock day produced 192 pairs of hosiery and $88 in cash.  Fernie aldermen will be paid $5 per  meeting this year, The mayor's salary  is $500.  Pishing was never better in the  streams surrounding Elko than at the  present timei  ; A  Nakusp is looking for a new principal for its public school, at a salary of  $85 per month.  At Fernie close .to 100 Italians are  awaiting the call to Italy for the war  against Austria.  In spite of the wet weather grouse  are reported, quite plentiful in the  Bossland country.  Trail hbtelrneh are asking the city  council to reduce the : license fee from  $5Q0to $400 per year.  ' Amongmimerous other articles shipped by 'TrattRed Cross workers in June  were 7,500 mouth wipes.  15,000 small salmon from the Gerrard  hatchery will be placed in Munro and  Premier lakes near Cranbrook.  /'  To refresh  the inner  man we offer  0  _Ume Juice ana  Kaspberry Vinegar  in liquid forro, and  Eiffel Tower;     a  Lemonade fN^aer  New   goods just   opened, .yyaifii   unequalled   as  healthful, satisfying tlu_st-_ii_encb.ers, these hot  days, pa.rticmar_y. y       '  joy  slightly heading  *KqV������Tjt  returns should be furnished at least-"-  ���������m,-* iaHi;_*. wi!l'h_clude the coal minine  mice a year.  The lease  rights only, but the lessee may be per  mitted to purchase whateyer available  surface rights may be necessary for the  working of thejhine, at the rate of $10  an acre..    .      *���������"'��������� .������������������-���������������������������--..">_������.���������,-  For full information application  should be made, to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any, agent, or Sub-Agent of.  Dominion Lands.   '.  W W. OOP-Y, Deputy Minister of  the Interior.  ���������N.B.-���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisementwill not be paid for.  Water M&tSese  DIVERSION AND USE  Take notice that Samuel A, Speers,  whose address is Creston, B.C., will  apply for a license to take and use five  acre feet of water out of Glaser Creek  which flows northwesterly and drains  into Kootenay Flats or slough on T_ot  892.   The water will be diverted from  the stream tit a point about where  Glaser Creek crosses thei south line "oi  applicant's land, and will be used for  irrigation and domestic purposes upon  the  land  described   as  Sub-Blk.   B,  Block 17 of Lot 802, Map Number 698a.  This notice was posted on the ground  on the 10th day of Juno 1015. *   A copy  of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the Water Act,  1014, will be filed in the office of tho  Water Recorder at Nelson.   Objection  to tne application may bo filed with  the said Water Reooraer or with the  Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament, Buildings, Victoria, B.C., within thirty days after the .first.appearance of this notice in a local newspaper.   The date of tho first publication of'this notice in .Tune 25,  1015.  8, A. SPEK11S, Applicant.  OICL WOOQ.  terminal growth during the growing  season, lateral growth is forced out  that season of which advantage can be  taken in shaping the tree the follow;-  ingspringv ������������������  Sunlight is the all important factor;  in the coloring of apples. Summer  pruning opens up the tree so that sunlight has access to the fruit during  the ripening season. This is of really  great advantage, resulting as it does  in better, colored fruit.  The time for sumnaer priming depends bhythe advancement of the season and bn the cohditionof the trees.  For most sections in British Columbia  it would probably be between the first  and middle ot July. If the px-mviiig is  done too early it will, defeat its aim  sneouraging thefornmtum of Wood  rather than of fruit buds. If done too  late it forces out growth that has not  tin e to ripen and is killed during the  winteri  Methodof Pruning   .  It^isnot adyisables -to suminer'prune  if the' trees have not made a fair growth inasmuch as lack of .growth indicates lack of vigor* and summer pruning might aggravate this condition.  Having determined that a tree needs  summer pruning, lightly head back all  vigorous * growing terminal shoots.  Inner shoots that cross or otherwise  crowd each other, or that are not desired head back to two buds of the  current seasons growth. Of the shoots  produced. On the lateral branches,  allow from "two to three well placed  ones to remain to form additional  frame work for the tree, but head  them back slightly, any others head  back to two buds with , the" idea of  their forming fruit spurs.  Among pears it is very common to  find trees producing large numbers of  fruit buds at the terminals and if the  trees are pruned in the spring it is  done at the sacrifice of a large percentage of the crop, Lightly heading  back the terminal growth nf such varieties at a favorable thns during "the  snmmer will do much to cause the  development of such fruft buds to  occur lower down on the branches.  Phoenix has a new provincial police  constable and a. new nurse at the hospital.   -Reformer is from Golden.  Kaslo is making applications for  water rights on Kemps' GSreek, to augment the city supply when heeded.  It is stated that over 100 new pupils  will be enrolled in Rossland schools at  the beginning of the summer term.  Cranbrook is still troubled with  chicken thieves along with a notion  that the district can support a creamery. : ['-' ��������� ;...���������":������������������ ��������� ' ;A;A':'A':AAy';:;y;y \.y;';A '."  Contribution boxes are being placed  throughout Cranbrook to raise funds  the Pure Gold kind���������-easily^ya.n&^ ^ got  ready to serve, with a flavor to satisfy an epicure.  Even the ymosfc careful hoiisekeeper is never quite  :       rid of the flies -wit&Qiit the aid of  orAyFIy  Sticfey  Paci Poison  or if you prefer to swat the fly we have the  Scout Fly Swatter  JACKSOH'S TEAS the best value in Creston.  FRMIK  H  GENERAL MERCHAOT  CRESTON  to buy tobacco  front. A  foi  i__  at the  a Principal Cranston of Cranbrook  nigh school has _esigT;6c������.: auud the. trustees are looking for a successor at $1$5  per month.  Cranbrook board of trade is asking  the government to put the interned  Germans at Fernie at work on the  Banff-"W"ihdermer rdadV"  Vegetable and fruit peddlers are not  allowed to operate until after 1 p.m.  on Nelson's public, market days-  Wednesday and Saturday.  1  ai.  The Leading  Hotel of the  * Fruit    Beit  w hen you get oil the  if you .sign the register  the Creston Hotel. Travelling  men y* ill substantiate this. We  study the comfort of our guests.  The rooms are; well furnished in  a manner lip^to-date.  -_tx  vasy  a_\  *Q*P  /_-\  fife  v_v  Our  Walter MetSoe  " blVtoltBION AND USH  News of Kootenay  Nelson had 1015-grown celery on the  market on Jnly 7.  Sinco  organization  Biairmore  has  donated $851 for Rod Cross work.  An examination of the interned alien  enemies at Ferine disclosed the fact  that some of them were possessed of  as much as $1000 in cash.  J. Andre is looking for a taker of his  bet of $500 that his horse can outrun  any five horses in Fernie in a race  from that town to Elko and back.  Fred L. Harris, who has a nine-acre  strawberry patch near Kaslo, claims  to have had $1*000 worth of berries  spoil on him this year, owing to poor  boat service.  Eight mon interned at Fernie were  released on Wednesday when upon investigation they wore found* to be  Czechs, a tribe of Bohemians friendly  to the allies.  Efforts are boingmado by the boards  of trade in Nelson, Penticton and  Princeton to have a mail car service on  the K, V. Ry. between Midway and  Spence's Bridge,      ,  Kaslo Kootenaian:���������There aro few  idle men around these diggings now,  whioh is a marked contrast to a few  months ago, whon there wero a hun������  drod men for every iob.  Guests  cAgain  fUr\  KB?  Headquarters for Mining Men,  t,umbermen, Ranchers, .Tourists  and Commercial^  J. B* Moran  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SDR. EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.,  ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager  L. L. D., D.C JL., Preokjent  JOHN AIRD, Aw. t General Manage*  Take notice that Frank Burn-Callan-  der, whose poatoflllcc address in Box 77,  Croston, B.C., will apply for a license  to take, aud uso twenty nere feet of  water out of King Crook, which llowa  northwesterly, and drain*- into Glaser  Crook on Blook 10 of Lot 802.   The  water will bo diverted from tho stroam  ,_t :x point rtAhmit", 250 feet west from tho  eentro lino of Block 2*1, and ;_ju toot  north from the south lino of said block,  and will bo used for Irrigation and  domestic purposes upon the hind des-  '���������riln-'l a.'* the went half of Blnek24,TiOh |  802.   This notice was posted on tho  ground on tho 18th day of June, 1015.  A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the Water  Act, 1014, will be filed in -the ofileo of  tho Water I-tocordor at Nelson. Objections to the application may bo filed  with tho mild water recorder, or with  the Comtfoller of Water Itightii, Parliament,   Buildings,   Victoria,    B.C.,  . wiiiiuii   iiuhly   di*.y;:   v.firv    *>"���������   iirnl.  i������j>penranee of this notice In a local  nt_Wf>|Uipcr.      The   <l������t<'   of   the   ll.ttt  publication of thiw notice in June 25th,  1015.   FRAN K BUHN-C ALLANDEK,  Applicant.  Trail council has given tho local  Polos JJ550 to bo sent for relief work in  Poland.  Blalrmoro has raised J over $1000 for  tho purchase of a machine gun for tbo  81st Battalion.  One fourth of tho members of tho  Cranbrook Orange- Lodge havo enlisted for overseas service.  Between the reservists and volun-  tooi-H Fernie claims to liavo ruibud  close to 400 men for overseas service.  Eleven cars, conyoying ovor Hlxty  passengers Hm Fornio vi_ited the big  patriotic smoker at Michel on Saturday evening.  Btrawborry sliipmentH from ICawlo  diM-������ uot appear to be as large this snii/.  son as previously, this being duo to  the fact that -'evo.nl ������ij������jt<uiv to have,  become a little diHcuum*j;������'d with the  -tiawbeny 2"mo.  Cranbrook Red Cross workers have"  secured a vacant store fitted it up with  chairs, tables, sowing machldes etc.,  and aro working thero four days a  wook making hospital supplies.  So Tar u������ iu known there are at least  olovon of. tho former pupils of Kaslo j  schools enlisted in various rogimonts  being recruited throughout the Dominion for active service In tho causa  of tho Empire.  Charles Watson, an English dock-1  hand on the steamer KnsVanook, had  his right foot cut oil by the luuv. <���������*  while tho boat waa docking at Boswoll  wharf on itB Saturday morning trip to  Kootenay Landing.  Fernie Free Press:���������One of tho  guards In charge of tho Internrd aliens  accompanied two of tho prisoners to a  clirlatoiilng. Said guard was returned  by i'uo ,wI_o;:crr; *������������������**-. ������ ������i������-.n.**jbtfiii t>l,nUt  of intoxication- Next day Judge Stalker read him a curtain lecture and relieved him of further duties.  CAPITAL, $15,6QQ,QGQ    RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000  FARMERS' BUSINESS  The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Fai'mess 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, 026  C. G. BENNETT  Manager Creston Branch  T>_snc.���������  BIUUVJ-I  ;!sr, LWerj arid Feed Stables  8  Shipment of McLauglta SlcigHs and Cutters on Hand   ^  TEAM   SLBIGHS *  _  Harness, Single and Double and Supplies on Hand  Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness  Sleighs and Cutters COAL FOR SALE   $  &        B II     \tmttT B       M   W    M   ^MT    *mm~    ���������      mm? "mJi   1- 5     !   "       ������ B     **" ������*" m        Z  jK   Phono ISO Blrdar Avonno Box 14 |j  \-������'*Aft-300������i^������*.*3^^'iD^^'^^*������'_^ mmmm  r  _TKE BEVIEW, GBSSTON, B. G.  Iit*ii i n '11 in n rr  ' ___. ".______.  A GOOD CHEW IN A CLEAN WRAPPEB.  1������ CENTS PEE FLUQ  m  e  _������FT*������  0������  "__  JL   JL _L*������_/  _*_��������� v<6������*-h.j_. ������_?  By Cyrus Townsend Brady  Copyright by Cyrus Tow_.ser.-_  yv Brady  (Continued)  Siie turned so white and reeled so  that I caught her again. 1 even, shook  her while 1 cried roughly:  '���������You must not give way."  "It is a^ie, a dastardly lie!" she  panted out at last.  "Jt is God's truth/' said I. "He repudiates you."  "No man could te so base,"' she  persisted- "He swore that he loved  ne."  *'I would it were otherwise-, madam,  but he is gone, leaving that message 1  for you."  "And he made yon his niessei__"*?r?"  "L volunteered."  '���������Why?   Why?"  "Eeausa he is a low coward,*1  "'And you stood by and let hiin insult me/your'patron's daughter, your  mistress'.'''  said I, "there is nothirg further to be  said."  "But what will the poor girl do?"  he persisted.  I shod: J3i** head. I .did. not know  how to answeir that question, for I did  not know what she would do. Nevertheless 1 was touched and pleased  with his interest. The man had some  good in him still. Association with  such a scoundrel as Arcester had not  yet wholly ruined him.  "It is too late to make reparation  now-, although the wish does you honor, iin  Hampdon,    if   you   havo   a  tell her what I wanted." he  please do-   I    should do it myself," he continued '-only since bsr re  j pudiation by that' blackguard Arcester  l she will not admit me to speech.    If I  J were a hit younger and not so confoundedly in dabt I \\ ould marry the  ] woman myself."  i "She is meet for a better man. my  lord," said 1, exactly as 1 had answered the duke.  - He looked at me curiously for a moment and then laughed loudly.  '���������     ���������'Doubtless," he said, "yon may tell  1 her that too."  With that he turned on his heel and  "Master Hampdon," she began, "to  what a sorry pass atn I reduced! What  shall 1 do iiow?"  "My lady." said t, "the sorriest part  of the pass to which you have been  nish early pollers or soft roasters or  to get eggs early at the season when  prices are high and inconsequence  obtain a much bigger return. Whatever the results desired it is necessary  "Well, Ha  ichance to te  I said, "please  brought is that you have in me such ��������� io p'um u .sufficient tittle ahead to he  a poor counselor, a 'rough sailor, but j sure of accomplishing what is wanted  one who won Id, nevertheless, give his j with some allowance for shrinkage or  heart's blood to promote your welfare j failure on the hoped-for results.-  or do you any service."  (To be Continued)  i walked away, and 1 saw no more of  him. I stood about on the terrace until rhe last of the entry had gone.  My lady spoke to me:  ���������Master Hampdon," she began wearily, '*\vill you come into the house?  Master  Ficklin,    the lawyer,  is  here  j waiting to go over my father's papers  I toM her what had happened in the ] with me. You have stood by me man-  iDinnev ��������� luI1->'������   y0UP     people   and   my   people  "In ail that." she said in a certain I haye been"���������she stopped a moment���������  strained wav, "vou acted as a loyal ! "friends, she added for oOO years,  servitor of" the hous-, and 1 thank | I have no one else with whom to coun-  vn..,'������ * sel.    Come.with me.  rou  i axu to giy_ o.i.  gage sent to the inu at once," said I.  "And Lord Luftdon?"  "He came to your defense rs if he  were still the gentleman he had once  been. But he goes hence with his  friend. His baggage will also follow  him."       " -  "I will attend to that for them  both,"  said Mistres-   Lucy\    growing  !  CHAPTER III.  In Which I Deliver a Letter  Sir Geoffrey's will as Master Ficklin  read it, was a simple affair. It left  everything of which he died possessed  to his daughter. Unfortunately, he  died possessed of nothing. The document was mere waste paper.    Every-  said I; "I will attend to that."  him and of his companions. Summon  the servants to bring my father's body  to the castle. I suppose the coroner  will have to he notified."  "Of all my friends." said she pite  ously, "you seem to be the only one  left, Master Hampdon."  "I have been your faithful servant  always, Mistress*Luey," I answered as  1 ushered her into the hall.  I delivered my little misiress to her  woman, who came at my call, and then  I summoned the butler and steward  and told them what had happened. In  a moment all was confusion- They  brought the body of Sir Geoffrey back  to the castle, whicli was no longer his.  As the duke had said, it was mortgaged to its full value. Everything  that he could get liis hands on had  been sacrificed to liis passion for play.  After the inquest and after a due interval for decent respect for the dead  there was a great funeral, of course,  during whicli what little ready money  there was available was of necessity  spent. The gentry came for miles  around. Even Luftdon was there in  the background, although Arcester  had the decency to keep away, i was  there, too, finding ���������?. place among the  upper servants of the household. I  happened to be immediately back of  Mistress Lucy. From under her veil  she shot a forlorn, grateful look at ine  as she came in.  Sir Geoffrey, except Mistress Lucy,  was the last of his race. The brave,  line old stock had at last, been reduced to this oiie slender slip of a girl.  Kith or kin, save of the most distant,  she had none, nor did she enjoy much  acquaintance. She had never been  formally introduced to society. Sir  Geoffrey had loved her nnd had been  kind enough to her in his careless  magnificent way, but she had been left  death   of  her  she wore  "The point is," Mistress Lucy said,  as. Master Ficklin bowed deferentially  toward her. "that I have nothing."  "'Nothing'from you.* father, madam."  "tsut my mother's estate?"  "I regret to say/' said Master Ficklin. "that most of it has been converted into money and lost by your father.    There is left in my hands, madam,  only  a  matter  of some   ������2,000,  out at interest, which yofl, being now  of full age���������"  "I was eighteen on my last birthday."  "Exactly, so that it-is at your present disposal."  "What shape is it in?"  'It is invested in consols."  "Can they be realized upon?"'  "Instantly."  "To advantage?"  "Most certainly."  "I thank you, Master Ficklin, for  your provident care of my little fortune. It is most unexpected," she faltered.  "Believe me, Mistress Lucy, it is a  happiness to do anything    for you,"  said the old attorney, rising and gathering up his papers and bowing low  before her.   "You may command me in  everything.    A temporary loan or���������"  "Thank you,  Master Ficklin,"  said  Mistress Lucy; "you touch me*greatly,  hut  I  need   nothing   at  present.   My  father made me an allowance and generally paid it.   It was a generous one,  and, living alone as 1 did, I  did not  spend  it.    I    have    a  few   hundred  pounds in my own name at the bank,  and with that for temporary use and  my mother's legacy I shall lack nothing."  'But where will you live, Mistress  Canadian Horses and War  Light  Saddle   Horses  Giving  Way  to  the Heavy Draught Type  The   English    government     agents  who   are   buying  horses   in    Canada  for tho war express an opinion that  the   heavy   or   draught  horses   there  are uot onlv more numerous but are  also more  suitable  for    the purpose  indicated    than    are  those  intended  for the cavalry.    The lighter type of  steeds  do   not   seem   to  ba. bred  on  so   large   a   scale   as   formerly.     An  explanation put forward is that what  may    he     termed  riding  horses  are  not so much in request    at the present  time iu  Canada,    as  many  people   who   used   to   ride   a   great   deal  now use    motor cars, which are obtained .   pretty   cheaply.     The     long  Canadian winter, too, does not serve  specially   to     encouarge    the   equestrian habit-   In some parts, of course,  the hack is still more or less indispensable;  men once addicted to saddle exercise    do not  readily give it  up.    They  appreciate  its  value  notably  from a health    point  of  view.  That these agents should have found  a certain shortage of horses suitable  for   riding���������that   is,  'well     bred   and  broken,  with  good mouth  and  manners���������-does not appear to surprise the  native experts, who are familiar with  the  situation as briefly outlined. On  the other land, the heavy horses are  spoken of in terms of commendation.  They5 are   capable  of  doing  a great  deal of work;    they are honest and  enduring,    generally   sound   enough;  and,    when brought into    something  approaching    hard    condition,    they  may   be    relied upon, as the saying  is, to "pull their load.'-'���������ABritish Live  Stock Journal.  "He tells me he left office in a  blaze of glory."  "The people fired him. Perhaps  that is what ha. means."  "What's that guy doing with that  camera? He's been standing on that  corner ail day."  ���������'He's taking a motion picture of  that messenger boy."  Granulated Eyelids.  Eyes inflamed by exposure to Sun, Bust and Wi__  quickly relieved by Mm Ice  Eye Remedy. No Smarting,  just Eye Comfort. A*  Your Druggist's 50c per Bottle. Murine Eyo  SaIveinTubes25c. Poi-DookoflheEyeFreeask  Druggists oi Murine Eye Remedy Co.. CbicaQ.  Lucy  "It matters little," she answered listlessly.  'My sister and I," said the old nt-  m_;LvalSe*^i-s11^fo..;"aiHl   she   tornoy, "live alone in the county town  had grown up under the c-.ro of gov-   Tho house is We.   U ,?<>������ .would ac  p messes and tutors.   The neighbpring  gentry had assembled with much s1io*a*  of sympathy, but I knew that Mistress  Luc-v    felt    very much alone, and I  rather   gloried in the    position which  made me, humble though I  was, hor  friend.  It was over soon enough.���������tho show  nml parade. No on.* spoke to mo save  I.u*d Luftdon.  "Vou teem to ijo a man of sense,  Master Huuipdon," he whispered  drawing mo apart after It. was all  over, "and 1 noticed the way Mistress  WiliM-rfi'icc looked  at you  when sho  accept our hospitality until your future  is decided wo should be vastly honored."  "I accept your kindly proffer most,  thankfully," was her reply. 'I have  bean Invited to various homes here  and there in tho county, but I prefer  to go to you."  "Good," Bald Master Ficklin briskly.  "That in nettled then- 1 am empowered hy those who hold the mortgago  to toll you that tho pictures of your  father or mother or anything strictly  personal they waive tholr claim to."  "Thank you," Bald Mistress Lucy. ���������'!  ������r������t"',cViinV hi" "T havo "niM 'unspent, | hIiuII take but small advantage of their  Home of tho proceeds of onr last bout   generosity,  Safety First in  Poultry Raising  Conditions Necessary to Ensure Success In the Poultry Business  To produce poultry that will meet  the present day high standard of quality requires business-like attention to  the essential things that tnnd to in-  tluence the proper growth and keep  the flock in such condition as to keep  production proportionately great  throughout the wholo year. That  great success can be attained in small  Hocks on comparatively small.spaces  has been repeatedly demonstrated.  Of course, there are a number of  very essential considerations that may  make or mar success, but we believo  fatluro is duo In moro cases to nag-  lect to avoid difficulties than by luck  of attention to furnish what may bo  generally termed every day essentials.  The poultryman who raises birds to  show wuuts to produce something that  will outclass IiIh rival's birds at the  time of tho show and the market poultry man wishes to produce more marketable eggs and poultry of prime  quality to Hcouro the top prices for  his product, Tlo who can produce his  goods out of tho regular season in as  vigorous und thrifty condition as ihoi-;o  produced during tho natural senson  has gained an advantage thai, his rivals cannot make up on lilm.  in considering any aspect of poultry  bolus Vi* It \vl_e to nior.t care  :it tlu- table with her father tliat could  be.  ������ouveyed  to the Judy, ami���������"  ";-.w.< ,\<,u'ui 'jiJ*'i' Jul ii.'/kI i.ff i.itVi-  cr than accept anything," r.ulil T  promptly.  "Vou *ipr-ak with authority?" ho  '*.->.< il,  looklnj? at. mn  ntrnngely.  "1 have known hor from a child,"  .aid 1, 'and hor lather licfoi'i- her. It  1������ iifit tn the breed lo lulu* favors,  und���������"  'lint liii i hi icalilulioii, iilliioiiuh Uu  xv-fiii It fairly.    Mir    Geoffrey    wait Iho  If seasons were all identical one  could plan to get the same results  with the same treatment year after  year, but conditions vary so that ordinarily the crop is materially affected  by any deviation from the regular season. The shortage of early chickens  last fall was a marked example of this  fact.  Before starting the season's hatch-*  ing, which is usually the big factor in  the year's work, the condition of the  breeders must have the closest consideration. Here is involved the task  of having the breeders in the pink of  condition when the hatching eggs are  to be secured. The best eggs for this  purpose will be secured from the  hens when they are in the best physical condition. If they are run down  from too much showing or from forcing for egg production they will not  become physically fit until well on in  the season. We would consider it  easier to hatch chicks in December  if the breeders were in fine fit then  and carry them through a month more  of winter w.eather than to hatch in  January from the same birds if they  had lost their snap- The chicks with  one month less of "winter to go through  with a weaker start would be harder  to handle than the sturdier chicks out  of eggs laid when the hens were most  physically fit.  So much is dependent on the good  qualities of the male that we consider  one of the first considerations of safety is the selection of the male.    He  cannot be  too  good,   either,  from   a  standpoint of the productiveness of his  parents or his own constitutional vigor.   We believe this to be true no matter  what- branch  of poultry work is  contemplated,     fancy   or   utility.     A  weak, well finished male may produce  something nice mated with strong females, but it takes the most careful after-selection to keep up the vigor and  prevent the lowering of the vitality or  the progeny on account of the introduction of the bird lacking vitality. As  a general  plan we  consider  it wise  to select the very best type of male  and mate to him such females as will  affect his faults by the qualities they  may show that he is lacking.. At the  same time it is a help to remember  that the more nearly alike two birds  are the more nearly alike should the  progeny  be.    Great  extremes cannot  produce a great proportion of similarity and require longer careful breeding  to  utilize  the  original  traits   of  value in both specimens.  Having our breeders selected it is  advisable to make sure that their environment is all that could he desired  to give all the natural comfort they  need to keep them vigorous and capable of reproducing themselves in the  largest possible way. By this Ave do  not mean that lavish expense must be  made for the birds- Very frequently  tha simple conditions are much more  result-getting than extravagant conditions, and require less production to  make a profit.  The housing must be of a nature  to provide great abundance of fresh  air and sunlight at all times of the  year. The temperature is not important, hut tlie.birtls must be protected  from stormy winds and ba well  well protected when on the roosts at  night. Males that we carry over the  winter get out every day and most of  the time have nothing but snow for  drinking water. We know of no method that has made hardier, sturdier  breeders tlion this rough treatment of  the males.     ���������  While the male is half tho pen, tho  best nuils that could he secured could  not possibly produce dependable stock  unless the females were also of a high  calibre. Good females with good 11111103  that will mate well with them make  the best selection for building up a  sturdy (lock.  Having tho pens tnlccled and mated  and everything in order so that thoy  will be in good condition to produce  oggs that are capable of hatching  strong, sturdy chicks It'becomes necessary to plan ahead so as to have  everything in readiness to give these  chicks every opportunity of making  tho bust growth.. With tho early  hatches It is necessary tn provlde'con-  dltions that, will as much ns posslblo  lurniHli IIiohc elements that lnuko  them thrive lit tho natural Bcn;-ion.  Wo believe it possible to mention  these In a single sentence. They noad  sanitary quai'tcrs, clean Toed of the  right propcrtlofs, lotn of nuiiahlnc nnd  from having to be ' accommodated'������&'  coops that have already been usee  by earlier broods or placed on the  same ground that Mas boeo_ae sou-__; .  or contaminated do not make the saras  gr_������>_. as the cider or earlier ones.  Perhaps there are no causes thai  have made failures with poultry ..li&e  overcrowding and contamination of the  soil.    The A last we believe to betk.  greatest usual  factor  that   impover- a  ishes successful plants! the former be  ing contributory to the same resulft.  ABven oa large  plants    where ti*  acreage is larger than is always in ae-  tual use for the chicks, it has sometimes  happened  ohA most  successfeS  plants     that soil contamination has  has made"it necessary."'-.to abandon fettle time the location whore their operations    have been heaviest.:   This &  one of the troubles that can be prevented by taking safety inethodS before conditions : arise that ��������� will'affect.  the growth of the ypung stock. But s  short time ago we heard of a very  Successful poultryman who had made  in a few years $20,000 .to $30,000 whe  found  it necessary    to  abandon  his  plant   on account of the impossibilits  of  getting  the   same   growth  in  bJsy  young atock due to soil contamination- .  When this occurs oh a farm with rear  sonably good management how much  easier can  it occur  where the.runs  are smaller and the birds more closely confined all the year round- By using  the  proper precautionary measures this tendency may    be entirely  prevented and a benefit to both the  fowls and the soil from the treatment  to  prevent  this  contamination   from  constant use without any treatment  By   frequently  turning  the  soil   and  occasionally treating with air slacked  lime and sowing to a  crop such aE  oats, rape or any other quick growing  vegetation, the trouble will be entirely  prevented and no evidence of soil or  stock deterioration exist from soil contamination.  Where chicks are- being raised, in  large numbers, we believe much  trouble can be prevented if all specimens showing the least tendency to.  contagious disease are removed im-  mediatel'" from, the others. TTowA-hard  it seems to the inexperienced to kill  .../���������|  h;������nly gambler 1 i-vor playi-d with.   Wo  :r .'!:,.*!* :.':1:i'" "f thai but th������'iv> wuh  un 1 litui ii*K. J><*, a:'. 1 ani a j'.cntlc-  inai. "  '   ru_������-l'    lilt*      < iI 1 HIiimI.iIii 1 .,,       lhi.il,"  "T know that," answered Muster  iMclclln, "and now T will return to the  'own if you will he ready about. <;  o'clock" lit was then about 2) "I will  iv.tnrn and fetch you to our home."  "I shall he ready, l.oodby."  The llttlo lawyer bent ovor her  hand and left the room T iiat dumb  and silent during the wholo Int. rvlow,  although 1 had llfitcnod to rv. rythlng  with tho deep.til Interest. Afi uytial, It  wan nlw* who broke the hIIoiico wh.n  we were alone again.  work  w<  fully coimlder the season's work,and j ivi^h air of unKiihlo. temperature, pure  plan In advance the possibilities with cloan water and conditions that  the avallablo material and condltlonfi | makr*   them   scratch   and   work    for  and on a. most ��������� conservative baiil:.;  make pivpuialkm iu ,'ar.y ont l'u  plan by taking nil tho precautions that  will avoid the dirflcull.le.i frequently  seen whore poultry In kept.  Generally s. nno ob.leellvo is the incentive lo any special effort during  the* senson. It may bo houi_ special  ������������������how at the end of tho your or 11 group  of shown. It may be to supply win-  Hera lor cimtoiuoi'H or perhaps to tin-  All of thcao con-  the lV-f-d they gel.  dltiiJji:, can (���������a-'.'.ly be- supplied 5. n  llttlo thought in given the matter In  advance of tho actual need of the  supplying of thoni. Ordinarily ill lib  culty does not develop with the llr_t  brood or two, but uu lho cIiIcUh in-  crease and space und equipment be-  conin used up and tho work boglnii to  crowd, tho llttlo follows or tho later  hatches gel, Icks utteiilloii and cither  ^.-F* *-*b-������_������ <_���������!_-���������'������������������������������������ _-4-**<_1r' ���������?������-*������������������������ -M-.-. ������/_1r-A Cr_4*. -���������_-**������__  VSJUL     ������***>       K/av-jm.     oi-vvli.    i.\Jr*.       bliv     *~3-sJb*x.\P     -*>-"���������.    v*������������-  others. We fully believe that; 50 per  cent.*-otthe losses in.young stock could  be prevented if those showing "sickness we're removed or killed the inb-  mentsighs of illness appeared. It is  better to kill one 3ick bird than to  take a ch_.nce of losing dozens thai  might.b_ most'excellent specimens.  If all people could appreciate fully  this  fact' the country  would have  a  much  larger  poultry crop to  record,  and   more   good  breediiyg  specimens-  for the next season's operations. "After the hatching is overawe find most  people give  their poultry! less  attention than perhaps at any other time 01  the year.   This is a great mistake for  there perhaps is no period of the yeai  that is more trying to the birds than  the    hot    summer    months.     Fresh  water, shade, proper non-heating fooo  are most essential now and above all  quarters that are sweet    and    clean,  wide open to all the fresh air they,  can get.    It is not reasonable to expect that the stock may be neglected  for a couple of months and then extr_  care may be given with expectation?  of the best results.   No, the care must  be-_,given all the year    round or the  greatest  possibilities  cannot be realized.    When the breeding season is  over it is time to begin to think ol  the  next  season  and  do  everything  possible to prepare the breeders foT  the next year's work.   They should be  started on their moult early enough to  have them entirely through before it is  time for cold weather".    If    specially  early are desired, the birds that are  woll moulted early and put In prime  condition so that, they can lay strong ���������  well  fertilized eggs are the ones t������>  use, for they only will be the one**  that can produce strong embryos from'  which to get vigorous chicks in tlu-  late winter or early summer. By1** giving  the  closest  nttontlon  to  this sv  whole season's work can be much im  proved.  This Is a most excellent tlnift to o~-  Rorvc which nre'tho mos.t vigorous for  where thoro is any likelihood of weakness it will generally show itsolt  when tho strain of moulting is on. At  this time If thoso having any difficulty or showing weakness are discard  ed tho product for-tho next sensor  should be considerably improved.  Many nro tho ideas and nppllancc.  offered to Improve tlio posnlhllltles In  rcaslng poultry.    Many of them an  moiit  practical'and  helpful  and  any  plan that, proves itsolf as ono that in  creases tho result Is woll worth ndop*  Ing, but wo think If each poultry rubor would not neglect to supply thon.  noeds   that  bo  knows  aro  necessary  nnd will b" *un*������ of giving bitffcer *_.  tftrns and bettor grown and flnlahe6  Btock, the crop would ho considerably  Increased and bo of much Viet tor qn������V  ity nr.d hlr:h". valu*.  Lot 1915 provo to bo one of -welt  thought-out lVlanK carried to completion no as to got tlio maximum pcifr  Bible resulta with tho knowledge n_A  equipment available. Only In O.le-  way aball larger ���������rennlts be posclblc.--  A. P. Marshall, Niagara Falls, Cn&  add, lireod������r of N'lagnulot WhiSU  Wyatuloltcn.  W**    C33  L__ |__.  J___H   __utt_  u*  1  L_������  _i %5 v^?  ���������__���������   1 in ^^/���������"*  t,ea. TH*K**aEVXE"Sr. CKESTON. B. C  Irn-fM am 0UT890R  a __������_���������  -    -s-l Bat  Evci y tennis or bail player, every  s*wisnE_er..s*. ery canoeist, every man or  ���������woman who loves outdoor life and  exercise, should keep a box. or Zaus-Buk  handy.   -  Zam-Buk. is a purely herbal preparation, which, as soon as applied to cuts,  The Bankers  and Breeders  Wise   Bankers   Will   Help   the. Wise  Farmers to  Raise  Stock  Every farmer who has the feed und  roughage, and any experience with or  aptitude   for  livestock    raising    aud  j feeding, should use it.    If he hasn't  bruises,  burns,  sprains,'blisters,  etc., /had such experience he should begin  sets up highly beneficial operations.  First, its antiseptic properties render  Hie wound' free from all danger from  blood poisoning. Next, its soothing  proper Lies relieve and ease the^ pain  Then its'rich', lierbal balms penetrate  Ihe tissue, and set up the v/onderful-  jirocess or -healing. joarbeii wire  scratches/ insect stings, skin diseases,  such , as eczema, beat rushes, ringworm, bafties* heat sores, chafed places,  aore feefe-^-are all quickly cured by  Zam-Buk^ It also -eases and cures  ?lles. AH druggists and stores.--..Use  Sam-Buk Soap also; 25c. per tablet  -  ���������fc/__"_r5"*__:_i'_>a ���������  -..���������-.  JKLU&.IWI&p.' i      ,  Don't   fail   to   _rocu.������  mrs. 'wnsuirs- soothing syrup  For.   your'.'Children.-'While; ..Teething  Alt soothes the GhiId, Softens the Gums.  Allays the pain, uispeia  vvinfi Colic, and  la- ihe  Best ^Remedy  for  Infantile Diarrhoea.   ������������������'���������,���������'.".;���������-:���������:���������.��������� -; '-"���������-������������������'  _^NT--FfVE CENTS A   OTTLE  WAT^PS������3f6EyCpt,t.ARS AP������E������yCUFPS  Soineiiuriff   ii'euer : ift&r.   iinen   and- b'.o  "������������������iiundry   bill*     Wash   it   with   soap   ami  vaier. ���������   M������  siorrts  or direct.    State_ style  md size.    Fur Ibc   we -will maii you  fME  ftRLIWGTOW COR1PAWV   OF CANADA,  ������������������.:���������  Limited  68 Fraser Avenue, Toronto, Ontario  j~������.*v .������-** rm  aiC)    uiiu  have been for more  than Sixty Years, Leaders and  Standards of Canadian Trade  and   all   thinking   Canadians  swil! continue to always'  Insist Upon K������v__rs  None but  ifW*  to acquire it- If he* hasn't the ready  money, but is otherwise prepared, his  bankers ought to he glad to make the  loan for livestock purposes, for it is  not going to slump in value and every  bushel of corn, fed makes tha stock  and the loan that mucli hetter.  Undev nny reasonable conditions  this practice* gives the farmer a nice  additional profit . on his grain���������a  chance to "work up a lot of straw and  roughage that otherwise would bring  him little or nothing���������and manure  is made and the farm's fertility not  hauled away and sold. Stock cattle  are so high that under all average  conditions' there is a good profit ;in  raising feeders that are worth $75 or  . $80 at .eignteen inontns, many .o.  which never saw any corn.  Hogs are easy to handle, require  very little(''investment to start with,  and' choUra can be prevented. The  great world scarcity is certain to  make prices, higher, especially in  cattle. Cattle scarcity; is bound to force  increased consumption of .'pork and  mutton and thus they easily maintain  their high price, in spite of a more  rapid increase that might come in  these more quickly matured meats.  v It is the banker's duty to urge such  a policy and. encourage loans- of this  kind *, - it is real' and resourceful hanky  er-farmer work. Illinois' figures in;  more or less degree are typical of  many of the older and richer States,  and newer states- and -those with  cheaper lands can vastly, profit by  her short sightedness. For example,  not since the war has Illinois marketed as few cattle as this year; not  since the state hoard of agriculture  began keeping statistics 58 years ago  has she sold so few hogs; not in 35  years has she reported less dairy  cows. ' A man who does hot raise or  .feed some livestock; who does not  have a proportion of colt-raising mares  among his horses, who does not have  a manure spreader working on schedule or a few sheep to clean up, is  not a real farmer and is not getting  more than a fraction.- of the return  he would otherwise get- The banker-  farmer -who' is not alive tb or who is  partly ^responsible for this, situation  and does not attempt to improve it, is  not a real banker. v ���������  As soon as. b������ie iivesuGCiv ^armer _.as,.  made a good start, cue sixo <i2u psvcu  feed lot must follow. The silo makes  profits in every direction and a paved  lot permits the hogs to save 15 per  cent, of the corn fed to cattle above  what they would save if fed' in the  usual mud lot^y in addition to cattle  comfort and manure saved. Bankers  know that under proper conditions,  livestock or notes secured by livestock  on feed, is one of the best and most  liquid loans to be had. The farmer  must "stock uy", and -the farmer-banker is wise who -will "stock up" witli  his notes.  i_._ia_xca. xi_- __.ir.c_ ������/_l  i /'  THE STANDARD ARTICLE |  SOLD  EVERYWHERE     ~  REFUSE SUBSTITUtES  Keepinff Cream Cecil  Attention Should, be  Paid to Cooling  Cream as Soon as Separated  Now that warm weather is here,  every possible means must be taken  to get cream on the market in good  condition. The warm days that have  already passed have had a marked effect in lowering the quality of cream  now being made into butter.  Attention must be paid t.o cooling the cream .jUst as scon as separated. However, the greatest exposure  to heat usually comes when the cream  is hauled to market, and the cans are  left uncovered,-and exposed to the hot  sun and dust.      ;        -a '    a  . It has been found by experiment  that the temperature may be kept  more than twenty degrese lower when  dampened .blankets are thrown over  the can or dampened blankets are  used than when the cans are left uncovered. In addition, the dirt and dust  are kept away from the cans and  .cream."  It is not only to the advantage of  the producerto help in keeping up the  quality of the cream so that good  prices may continue, but low grade  cream cannot be allowed to ^come upon  the market in the future.���������R. MeCann,  Colorado Agricultural Collage, Fort  Collins,  Cclo.  Complete in itself, Mother Graves'  Worm Exterminator does not require  the assistance of any other medicine  to make it effective. It does not fail  to do its work.  is   Peculiarly   Adapted   to   Irrigation  and Produces Large Crops Each  Year  The acreage of alfalfa on irrigated  lands in Alberta is increasing rapidly  from year to year as the importance  and value of this crop is better appreciated by the farmers. It has  been grown successfully in the Lethbridge district for the past dozen  years. The total acreage now well  exceeds 10,000 acres. On the Canadian pacific Railway Company's irrigated lands in the Strathmore and  Gleichen districts it is being introduced more slowly. Everything in-,  dicates, however, that it can ba profitably raised there, provided care  is exercised iii ascertaining tin  source of the seed so that only hardy  types, are used, and proper cultural  operations in the manner and time  of irrigation are employed. ^ -  Alfalfa is peculiarly adapted to irrigation. It produces large crops  each year and owing to the fact  that a stand will la'st for many years  after it is sown, it is very profitable  there being no expense attached to  it except irrigating and harvesting  :the crop.:;  To get the best results tlia^land  should be irrigated for each crop or1  cutting. The yield depends entirely on  the care exercised in irrigating,'.that  is, no parts of the field should be missed and -no parts over-irrigated sufficiently to injure the crop. In this connection it must also he mentioned that, .according .������6 reports in  the "spring of 1914, fall irrigation is  not a safe practice in--all' districts.  The average_ yield per acre on the  Experimental Farm, Lethbridge, since  -1909 (the first fields were sby,*n in  1908) of field-cured hay has y been  just a little over five tons peryacre.  Some tests have been made to ascertain the best quantity of seed to  sow. The results obtained are given  in the following tables. The plots  were all sown alone, no nurse, crop  of grain being used.  The farm A superintendent recommends using from 15 to:; 20 pounds  of. seed per_acre. If conditions, are  very favorable, i.e.; if good rains  come just after the seed is sown, less  will do, but as it is a crop that will  remain a long time on the land and  one that will not thicken but rather  is apt to become thinner as it becomes older, a liberal supply of seed  is usually true economy. The hay  from a thick stand has finer stems  and so is better in quality.  More than half a,  Cemtury of Quality  is behind every  package of  W.T.BSaW&CQ.-  tiANAOA  iFRMH) CORN  Tom axiSAUr futmxtt  _ _ __? .i^^^rs?-^  3 tmn% rai +*^*t ^-��������� ,ipj ,,.-__ n  mt \;mZ������ZmTm������mZ**!Am  :... Ou-hwcTuoeunt.  ������ MWIwl mt -ma* ^ -  -.'   natuuux,       -.  ....   cnwwia������__rqlia  r'.   .",'*     IMlMH. OUT.  orrtcc: - te���������w-min, ant.  C������_ii  ������tarch  1 Always order  by the name  BENSON'S  in order to get  whatyouwant  Practically evety  grocer in Canada  has BENSON'S.  sswSf  sometimes that they are dull in  mind, depressed in spirits, and that  they have headache, backache,  and sufferings that make life  seem not -worth living. But these  conditions need be only temporary.  They axe usually caused by indigestion  or biliousness and a few doses of  FREE TO AIL SUFFERERS  If jroufaerOUT ofSO_-l_"RUN DOWN' 'GOT theBI.WtS'  SUFFIIR from KIDNKY, BLADDER. NERVOUS DISKASES,  CHRONIC WRAKN-fiS.UIXKKS.SKtN _RUPrr.O_S.PI_ES.  write for'FftBE cloth bi)und mbdicm, dook oh  Iheio dlteane. and woS'D_RPUI. CURBS affected by  THE NEW FRCEWCM REMEDY.M_l W.2 N.3  -   -   ���������      n and decide tor     _    I yourself if it is  tha ramed. for VOUR own ailment. Absolutely FREE  No'iotlowup circulara. No obligations. Dr. LkCi.kkC  MBD CO.HAVaKSrOCKRl>,liAMPSTUAn LONDON,KNO  HT_. WAMT TO ritOVB TilKRAPtON WILL CURB VOU.  South Dakota Bankers Meet  The bankers of Group Ten, South  3akota State    Bankers'    association,  ldd a meeting:   nt Selby    recently.  battle and other farm loans, the new  ���������juarantee bank law and other timely  opics   in   hanking   circles   were   dis-  mssed.    Tho election of officers con-  lucled the session. W. E. Briggs, vlee-  ^resident of the Nor Ui western Nation-  l bank of MinncapoUs, spoke on live  itock loans. >,  Minard's   Liniment   used   by   Physicians.  -  Worth   More   Than   Crops  "What  about the  modern    conveni-'  ences for the house?    Has the wife  facilities for making her burden eas-  Subrrmrine   For Saiviisg  Sunken  Ships  y"A spherical submarine now being  built, solves the problem of recovering  treasure fri.m shigs ������unk at great  deprhs," says the Popular Mechanics  Magazine;'  ''The new submarine consists of a.  steel sphere, eight feet* in diameter  and capable of carrying two workmen. It is designed to be lowered into the water from a tender, but is  provided with electrically-driven propellers by which it can be moved  about in the water as it hangs at  the end of the cable. One of its essential features is a set of four electro-magnets, which, when energized  by current fronv the motors within  the sphere, serve to hold it securely  to the steel hull of a sunken ship.  Current for the operation is supplied  through a cable running down from  the tender. In addition to this equipment it  will be  provided with  elec-.  JBe Meant Every  "MiT^--_������JJ  XX������-k^.CJ���������_-__-___���������*_  J "JO I  Uill  RP C-.I1M.  will quickly, safely and certainly  right the wrong. This famous family  remedy tones the stomach, stimulates the liver, regulates the bowels.  Beecham's Pills cleanse the system  of accumulating poisons and purify  the blood. Their beneficial action  shows in brighter looks, clearer  complexions, better feelings. Try  them, and yotTalso will find that they  MENDS DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS  ier as she takes on the passing years?   tr*-c   ariils for piercing the side of a  Remember that a woman's strength   sh*p,    ana    with a powerful search-  and energy are the most sacred asset  of the farm and that you will be sorry  when they are worn out.���������Farm Journal.  Jight for working purposes and for  exploring the bed of the ocean when  the exact location of a sunken ship  is hot known."  THE BEST MEDICINE  FOR LITTLE ONES  Ask for Minard's and take no other.  "This war ia a terrible thing, isn't  ;t?"  "Perfectly dreadful. Still, you don't  tavo to keep explaining to people of  ;cmr set why you nro not in Paris."  "I think yon ran ovor a man a  nunienl ago." said tiie taxi jiasp.CJigcr.  "Do you?" replied the chauffeur.  ���������I'll look In lho impels tomorrow  siornlng and soe."  iii__l-l__flii__lt_���������fll_^^  The Army of  sa Growing SiinViIer Every Day*  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS _���������<=  :.*  reiponjible���������ihey not  iwly uivo lelitf���������  they permanently  cure Comttpa-  tha.    Millions me  - vlscm for  BilhttB.  ���������us, Indigestisn, Sick Headache, Sallow Shin.  . Small Pill, Small Dose, Smttll Price*  Genuine mut* War Signature  -;-'���������������������������.:-���������"���������* -- ....:���������:������������������.-.'������������������.!.".! ."V  y W    M. U.  1000  , Thousands, of mothers say Baby's  Own Tablets are the only medicine  they would give their little ones.  Among them is Mrs. Howard Hodg-  kins, St. Catharines Ont., who says:  "I am a user of Baby's Own Tablets  and think them tho best medicine in  the world for littla ones." Once a  mother has used the Tablets she will  use no other medicine because Bho  feels the Tablets are absolutely safe  and knows thoy never fail to banish  all the simple ailments of little ones.  They are sold by medicine dealors or  by mall at 25 cents a box from The  Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brock-  vlllo, Ont.  HiR Application  Mother-rMy son, you should never  defer until tomorrow what you can  do today.  Son���������Then, mothor, we'd bettor eat  tho rest of that mince plo tonight,  hadn't wo?  Young Lady (on first visit, to western ranch)���������Por what purpose do  you use that coil of line on your saddle?  Cowpuncher���������That line, as you  call it, lady, we use for catching cattle and horses."  Young Lady���������T dare say. Now,  may I ask, what do. you use for bait?  He Had Sore Back and  Other Symptoms of Kidney Disease and Got  Real Benefit From Dodd's y  Kidney Pills  Sixty-Nine Corners, Ont-���������(Special).  ��������� 'I am recommending Dodd's K-idney  Pills as the best of medicines." The  speaker was Mr. J. A. Hill, a well-  known resident of this place, and he  left no doubt in the minds of his hearers that he meant every word lie said.  'Some time ago," Mr. Hill continued, "I had a very sore back. , It  started from a cold and I suffered for  six months with it. I also had stiffness in my joints and cramps in my  muscles* and I felt heavy and sleepy  after meals. * My appetite was fitful  and my limbs were heavy- Then I  decided .to try Dodd's Kidney Pills.  I took four- boxes and received great  benefit from them. That's why I recommend Dodd's Kidney Pills."  Every one of Mr. Hill's symptoms  showed that his trouble was of the  Kidneys. That is why he got such  benefit from Dodd's Kidney Pills. They  are no cure all, but they do cure sick  Kidneys, and the Kidneys are the  keystone of health.  World's Wheat Farm  Largest Sale of Any Medicine ia t_o World.  Sold everywhere.   En boxes, 25 cent*.  Spare the Birds*and Save the Crops  ^ Bird hunting if carried on under restraint may be legitimate sport, but  bird slaughter is merely a means of inviting calamity. Take as one little instance the "scalp act" of Pennsylvania, which paid in bounties 590,000  for the extermination of hawks and  owls. Thess "pests" were destroyed  hut the small rodents upon which they  fed turned ,on the farmer and did almost $4,000,000 worth of damage. Our  bird friends possess infinitely more  than sentimental and food values.  Were it not for their intervention the  insect hordes would blot uiimkiud  from the face of nature.���������Coujatry  Gentleman.  Trial la Inexpensive.���������To those who  Hiiffer from dyspepsia, indigestion,  rhoumntlsm or any nllnir-.nt nrlslnc:  from dorangomont of tho digestive  rtyatem, a trial of Pnrniolr-n'H Vr-c-o-  tablo Pills is rocommonded, should tho  sufforcv bo unacquainted with thom.  Tho* trial will be Inexpenfilvo and tho  result will bo another customer for  this oxcollont raodlclno. So cffectlvo  Id tholr action that many euros can  crM'tnlnly ho traced to tholr uso whoro  ntlu'i* plllfi havo proved Ineffective.  GET FOWE1?  The Supply Cornea From Food  If wo get power from food, why not  strive to got all tho power we can.  That is only possible by selecting food  that exactly fits the requirements of  tho body.  "Not knowing how to select tho  right food to fit my needs, I suffered  grievously for a long tlmo from stomach  trouble,"    writes a lady from a  Western Canada Ha3 the Best Wheat  Land in the World  Thoy have only just begun to  scratch the surface of prairie Canada,  which 13 offering homes and fortunes  to millions, says a recant writer  abroad. Manitoba, Saskatchewan and  Alberta, now constitute tho world's  largest wheat farm, a tract so vast  that it has not all boon explored yet  and no oae knows its extent and resources. ..This groat plain 1,000 nillos  llttlo Western town  '���������It seemed as if I would never be   l0,nK nnd I0' undetermined productive  abl3 to find out tho sort of food that  was host for mo, Hardly anything that  I could cat would stay on my stomach,  livery nit inapt gave mo hoart-hurn  and flllod my stomach with gas. I got  thinner and thinner until I literally  became a living skeleton and in time  was compelled to keep to my Jiod.  "A fow months npo T wns pornimrt-  od to try Grape-Nuts food, and It had  nuch good effect from tho vory beginning that I kept up its use. I was surprised at tho case with which t dlgost-  oi] it. It provod to bo just what I  needed.  width contains approximately 464,000,-  000 acres of tho best wheat land in  tho world, of which half is unknown.  Of tho total survoyod area of 140,-  000,000 acres only about 16,000,000  acres have boon brought under cultivation, an area which In 1011 produced RRO.OOO.OOO bushels of wheat, oats,  barley and flax���������194,000,000 bushels of  it being wheat. It may bo noun Lhut  thoro is land enough to keep tho world  In broad tor nomo tlmo to como. Furthermore tho country Is well supplied  with railroads and Is offering Brent inducements to settlers.    Something of  Externally or Internally, it ia Good.  ���������When    applied externally by brisk  Tubbing,  Dr.  Thomas'    Eclectric   Oil  opens the pores and penetrates the  tissue as few liniments do, touching  the seat of tho trouble and immediately  affording  reiiei.    Admiiuslcved  internally, It will still the irritation in  the throat which induces coughing and  will cure affections of tho bronchial  tubes and respiratory organs. Try It  and bo convinced.  Jap Standing Army to be  Increased  Tho budget committee of tho house  has approved tho project to Increase  the standing army of Japan. The measures provides for tho addition of two  divisions or about 24,000 men. Tho  previous diet was dissolved by tho  emperor in December last for declining to uphold the program ot tho min-  istry for military development.  Tho budget committee also approved a moasuro for the -construction of  throp submarines and eight torpedo  boat dostroyers.  A BACKACHE  ���������with burning, highly colored  urine���������arc cure nigno of weal: of  iiiilamined Kidneys. Gin Pill*  cure ������li Kidney and Bladder  Troubles. COc. a box, 0 for $2.C0.  ���������������nt all dealers jog;  Dropped a Remark  "I had a dreadful fall last night."  "Toll mo of it, Kghort."  "My wlfo was .talking;   T hung on  every word, and thon, and thon���������"  '���������'i"eM, yes, und then?"  "Her voice broke!"  6-*I*������*  Mm, KnaftK���������Young    Mr. ftonoillct  1 ������4i>nirm lnuoh uiiirn fond of mirl lci< mid  receptions Blncu ho innrrlod.  Mr. Kiuvgii;���������Yep.   Mlnery lov _s com-  jinny.  my strength came back, and I am now  ab'lo to do my housework and enjoy it.  Grape-Nuts did It."  A ton days trial will abow anyone  some factB about food.  Namo given by Canadian Poiilum  Co., Windsor, Ont. Uo.'ul, 'The Road  to Well ville," In pltRH. "Th.ro'n a  llca������on."  Ever read the above letter? A new  on������t appcara from time to time. They  ar������ genuine, true, and full of human  Interent.  Liniment,     Lumberman's  Mlnard'ts  Friend.  Neoiniso of the luck of hiitmo- Holds  wash, and lho running off of tho  water carrlea off the top noil,. There  nro parts of America In which fields  nro worn out not bccaiiHo crops hnvo  ojihau.'itcd tho fertility, but bcaiuwo  tlio wriito Huniu'v nc*ii nan nvini car-  rled off by wunhlniJ. lhmum ������������ct������ na tx  binder.  'i-v*. v***"*--^ ^���������IJjtj.f-'W'*"*-*  *** ^iWMiNftilMlii'1'1''''  w   _,.,.,_.-,-i.���������iu,,-.,_-__���������_,���������_-,._..., , m  "'I tnimmmmmmmmmmmmmmtimmmWI. mmmjmmmmmimwimwmwmmmm  THB rPBCTAW  PFVlPtt/'  30o_ Worth o  . **Br W tar B_        B   0    w p    H ���������* <���������        ^_?*  Falmoii. e for ������0  ^va  Buy a 50c. jar of Palmolive  \>lt-&_U,     OX-    tt.   UW.   OODUC    Wi  Palmolive  Shampoo,    and  get    TWO    CAK.ES    OF  PALMOLIVE SOAP  FREE!  We have only a limited amount of  this offer *so suggest early buying.  Local and Persona!  TWVa    ,T    1757     T"*_-_-_*s.   T-.-ill    -*.*-__���������     iippmVP Cst\  Wednesday,  July 21,  nor again this  season.  Cabbage 'plants for'sale, the late  late variety���������J. Langlois, Victoria  Avenue, Creston. ������������������'���������'.'  Greston  Phone 67  CRESTON  BURNS ft-Go.  ^m****mm'mrmt^  JRESTON  _> *"������  Head   Offices  CALGARY;  VANCOU-  T . r^ t-������  ������-* ������-v������ m *~v ���������������. T T" >���������w  | V ES/K.;    CL.iVI.l_-IN  ������ V>������iV.  Dealers iu  EA  *_/___! ��������� _. 3       ���������"������_._.___  Meetihg to arrange patriotic defiion-  stration for Aug. 4th in Mercantile  Hall to-night.   Be on hand.  Mr. and Mrs. Ayres and Miss Attwood of Mpyie arrived on Wednesday  to spend a few weeks on the Attwood  ranch, east of town.  Mr. and Mrs. Boyd wish, through  The Keview, to thank the many  friends for the kind sympathy shown  them in their la,te bereavment.  The July meeting of the Farmers'  Institute is due to-night. The Fruit  Gjrowers Union has a quarterly gathering to-morrow evening at the Auditorium.  Some of the wealthier class at Crow  points are dining off Creston Valley  beans since Monday, when the 1915  export commenced, John Beeby bringing in the earliest.  At the annual school meeting oh  Saturday F. H. Jackson was elected to  the trustee hoaixl in succession to J. W.  Dow, while Dr. Henderson was chosen  auditor, vice R. M. Reid, resigned.  Now that strawberry shipments at  Duck Creek and the lake points have  practically ceased the eastbound train  is again arriving pretty well on time.  Creek will have about 500 crates  Birth���������In .Creston, on July 8, to Mr.  and Mrs. J. Langlcis, a daughter.  Miss Proctor of Calgary arrived in  Creston on Sunday, on a visit to Mrs.  R. Medler.  Philip Briggs of Cranbrook, who has  been visiting with Mr.aud Mrs. Benny,  left for home yesterday.  During his visit to Orsston, Archdeacon Beer of Kaslo was n guest of  Mr. ami Mrs. P. Q. Ebbutt.  Principal Macdonald's resignation  gives the new trustee board throe  vacancies to fill on the teaching staff.  A progress estimate of the Valley's  raspberry crop is 4,000 crates. W. A.  Pteasois hoping to ship at least 300 of  these.  ___.hW_s  ���������P g  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  in Season  We have the goods, and  our pr'ces are reasonable  flit. aIa Tnur -krniii-h  UIIUIO iuui  uaiuufe.i  Revelstoke and Kootenay  A splendid vacation trip for  teachers and others. Very  low fares from all stations ;  good for three months. $22  from Calgary.  To Eastern Canada  To points in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova  Scotia and {Prince Edward  Island at low fares. Liberal  limits, stop-overs and diverse routings.  Panama-Pacific and  San Diego Expositions  Pacific Goast Excursions  Reduced fares from all  points. Whon tfohip; to tho  Expositions or the Pacific  Coast it will profit you to  travel through your wonderland���������the Canadian Hookies  vi.-;itjijy lianJ!', Lr.kf "Lou"  ise, Field, Glacier, thence  via Vancouver.  ! TV.~_-  x/uvn.  of raspberries for export.  C O. Rodgers returned on Sunday  from Calgary, where he had been attending a meeting of the Mountain  Lumbermen's Association. He says  the general opinion is that Alberta  will vote to go dry on July 21st.  A somewhat prolonged dry .pell  would be welcomed by the thrifty  hcase^VGS'who are attempting to lay  in a supply of wild raspberries. The  crop of this fruit is heavy but sunny  weather is needed to hasten ripening.  The L. O. D. 12th of July picnic  which was -withdrawn on account of  the  berry-picking season   tending to  !r;>���������-_:    il_s,r'pr"'������   ^-.lio     offanilii_<io       <i_-ill      _>o.  heard of again next month at a date  when a bumper turnout can be counted on.  Word reached the military camp at  Vernon on Monday for D Company  (Revelstoke) 54th Battalion to be got  ready for immediate leave for the Old  Country. Campbell Dow is one of the  members of this corps, which expected  to leave camp yesterday.  Haying commenced on the flats the  latter part of the week, and wben the  weather is propitious the sound of  several mowing machines is to be  heard. The harvest is fully a month  earlier than in 1914, and two months  ahead of 1007, according to one near  old-timer.  An important citizens meeting is  calied for eight o'clock Monday night  in Mercantile Hall, to discuss the mat*  ter of celebrating the first anniversary  of Britains declaration of war against  Germany, which will occur on August  4th. A patriotic picnic, concert or  demonstration of some sort is in order.  A large turnout of  citizens is desired.  Tho young people of town bad a  shirtwaist bull in the Auditorium on  Monday night, which attracted a fine  turnout and proved thoroughly enjoyable, The music was by T. Butterfield  (violin) and Messrs. Swanson and  Mauborg on the guitar and accordoon  and waa certainly, "jako" notwithstanding a rather limited repertoire of  selections.  An air line dispatch from Capt. Forrester, who is out  on a fishing trip in  tho  Kitchener   country,   states  tho  trout aro biting flno.   Ho says he has  seen quite  a few door, one or two of  j which   enquired if Milt Beam   wns in  < the neighborhood nnd being informed  ; Milton was   attending strictly to busi-  ; ness on his ranch, cnnio out and paraded around feeling quite relieved. The  cougaris   of  conine,    are   taking   no  (���������haiwu'H.  THE   NOME  OF  THE  TRANSIENT  ___  OOMMOOIOUS  ^SAMPLE  ROOMS  Wanted���������Girl, or middle aged lady  *������ferred for genera!housework, must  be used to the care of children. Apply  Rsvisw Qb"B_ce������  ��������� We anticipate Mayor Little in observing that it rains now without any  apparent provocation, and whether  the sun shines or not.  Miss L. Cartwright and Mrs. Cam of  Sirdar were  among the   ont of  town  ���������������.-.������*&$���������������. ������������.      IC'fVfcvwloxr'.a 1>_it*       T'H-.'^   Wf*. A  ������,^.^.������3������.S   ^_������;        -������.������^���������x~~,  . I. ��������� J    t.   ���������s^j.. ��������� '   , ���������.*,-"  guests of Mrs- Jas. Johnson.  Capt. Forrester^   T>s-n Spiers. Lionel     f|  Forrester and Percy Hendron are out  on a  ten-day   fishing  trip on   Seven  Mile Creek, in the Kitchener country,  Word was received that the 48th  Battalion, to which the Valley contributed ten men, arrived in England  safely on July 10th, landing at Plymouth.  Owing to an unprecedented worldwide demand the price of tea is on the  up grade, some wholesale houses quoting an advance of ten cents per pound  on most grades.  A. B. Stanley writes from Hedley,  B. C. that he has purchased the, Gazette plant and the first - issue under  his editorial and mechanical guidance  will appear this week.  There will be no service in Creston  Roman Catholic church on Sunday,  July 25th. Father John will be at  Vancouver- for the - annual retreat  which commences on the 27th,  Rev. A. M, Sanford, B. A,, D. D.,  principal of Columbia College, New  Westminster, who is touring the  Kootenays in the interests of that  institution, will favor Creston with a  call on Monday.  Sliced ripe tomatoes featured the  dinner menu at th. L W. Fraser  ranch at Erickson on July 12th. Boy  Staples is reported to have had them  even earlier than this though we have  been unable to verify the report.  \THE BEST AND P/IOST[  POPULAR HOTEL IN  \  _-. - _._������_.������.���������   ���������  ~th*l  nuui_/v������ro  A .special train, Calgary to  Seattle, July 10th. Faro  $34. .0. CoiTCHpoiwlitiK fares  from oiin'i' poini.H.  f>n.l.ienia.M from   nearest  Agent  or from  Ix j ., ,,���������.   x  .    v.,.,,,.,   40. _ fl_������tiur.i������4������it  ...������������������������.*   \ ���������������������������... *   #* ,* i .#...������..  *"CV   -       -  " ������'.     ��������� " '.'I ���������  .-,'-- J,  At tholr meeting on Monday night  Creston Lodge Knights or Pythias  elected the following olYleers for tbe  emming term:  CO.-   A. Lindley  U.O..~fl. Piieey  r'..hil.<<���������H. A. Hn������'<-i'H  M. of W.���������T. IIarris  IC. or It.H.--W. .Tackmm  M. <tf Kx.���������1)1-. llctidciMon  M. of Fin.-���������Hoy Telford  M. of A.    II, x\f. UeUl  Mi���������--I',. (1. GibbH  UAi.���������l'������M>.  Young.  lnnli������Hitt,ic>M will In lu* place  in. l<ki������t rog-  iilar meeting on July 2<ttli.  To help us fittingly observe the  glorious twelfth J. M. Craigie Sent us  in some samples of both his 1915  orange and lemon crop. The latter is  of splendid size and flavor, but judging  by their size this is a very off year for  oranges.  Bonners' Ferry Herald: A number  of luuiuiis from Creston, B, C, returning from the celebration at Sandpoint,  joined with the Kootenay Indians at  the Mission in a big pow-wow and  dance Wednesday night. Two or three  auto loads of town people went out to  witness the festivities.  The Valloy is still exporting a few  crates of strawberries daily, mostly  from Duck Creek, but shipping is expected to cease completely early next  week. P. Hagon a, Duck Creek grower, with 200 crates off a quartor-aorc,  can possibly lay claim to the Valloy  record for 1015 production.  Messrs. Swanson and JLoasby of Sirdar wore hero on Tuesday evening,  coming up on their now speeders.  They wore accompanied by Mosdames  Swanson, Ixiasby, Donnes, Janson,  Mr. and Mrs. Frnncen, and tho Misses  Alice Francon, LUlie Janson, Marion  and Ruth Swanson. Thoy were gueota  of Mr. and Mrs. Goo. Heald. -  S. A. MncDonnld, who had just been  engaged for his third torm asprincipa  of Creston superior school, resigned on  Wednesday, and will leave shortly for  Vernon to train with the 54th Battalion. Mr. MaoDonald hnd mado arrangements to join in May, but owing to  school matters being unsatisfactory  decided to postpone his departure  until they had been satisfactorily  adjusted.  Any day now a, crew of a couple of  hundred men may invade the Valley  for the purpose of eompleUily dismantling tue t-ireat ivortlierii Haiiway iinti.  The line Ih being abandoned and the  company proposes removing fencing,  rallH, telegraph poles and wires,  bridge timber and all other mai<erials  worth Mining away. li. will provide  *u������nm, a mutiiiitiM woiK uu all uv'tiliium  Valley workmen.  BOBM  ��������� ".'  9mm  Run on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled service in  all departments. Ki.tchen  staff (including cook) all  white ladies. Every comfort  and attention given to guests  The bar   is s upplied  with  ,^**1������y   i-%%*A   \\msti"    IvrVi**^   *^     rrr_r__*?_5  gSa   kfia   /_E90-TJLIir  Buy Made-in-Canada Implements  manufactured by the Massey-  Harris Company, . the largest  manufacturers of Farm Impie-  meiuts tut ^aij_ad_a������  Get our  Sprayers  _al_stf*wh&r<_������  on  befbr  Greston Auto ������������������& SuppSy Go.  .    CRESTON      ^'.':;^:'^B:C.;���������: :>:.  R. S. BEyAN, Manager  Wm/rrn   Weather  ________        '    .-���������������.   **jsmm. B_-~_    '  <&^eW&Bm%\tHBmm9  Our stock is about complete again in  White Goods, including Victoria and  Persian Lawns, India Linens, Organdies, Vestings, Pique, Crepes, Voiles,  Ducks, <fee.  Ladies' and Children's White Cotton  Vests in long, short and no-sleeve  style.  White Cotton Hose for women and  children, including suoh makes as  Penman's, Buster Brown's Sister and  other standard makes.  A line of crinkly Middy Blouse Laces  in all colors at 10c. Also a splendid  line of Plush or Chenille Neckties at  25e. each, in twelve colors.  For Men and Boys we havo all sizes in  Balbriggan Underwear.  TfieOresfongyieroantileOQ.  LIMITED

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