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 School meeting to-morrow at 10 a.m,  at the school house.  Cabbage Plants for Sale���������50c. per  100.   F. W_Ash. Creston.  Geo. Meade was a business visitor at  Nelson the early part of the week.  A party of local anglers sampled the  fishing at Kid dreek on Sunday. The  catch was only fair.  Creston Knights of P-yihias should  be on hand Monday night���������election  and installation of officers.  Beg. Sainsbury one of Cranbrook's  apiarists spent ^iew days in Creston  the latter part ef the week,  "*Pn,Qnn_irf-kvni3������-������>_/-*!i-w.������.^.^*-. ������~  5 ..~~_ ^  -. ^e*_ vj.-.i__, u-ioi'^cujau o.piciut; Oil  .Monday,   July   12th.    is   postponed.  Fu_iher announcement next week.  Rev. Father O'Ncil of Fernie was a  Creston visitor, on Tuesday and Wednesday, the guest of Father John.  Therejwillbe service in ChristChurch  on Sunday morning and evening next,  Archdeacon Beer will be in charge.  Sunday was the hottest day so far  recorded this year$ 84 in the shade.  Dominion Day was a close second, 83.  Mis. (Cant.) Forrester left yesterday*  for Grassy Lake, Alta., where she will  visit her sister  for a couple of weeks.  x ne Fanners' Institute got in another car of feed on Monday. Both Sour  anagram prices- are sugutiy lower on  i-t^tS. *-.jL "* "  " "  Miss Francis Barton is home, from  Portland; Ore.. t<j RTiend ~s_s suinjsssr  holidays with her "mother, Mrs. *!, M.  Barton. *- A-     " ���������- .   _,  E. Butterfield was a Creston caller  Monday.,  O. J. Wigen and C.H. Black were  Creston callers Tuesday.  ' Miss G. Knott of Canyon City returned home on Sunday, after a three  weeks visit here.'  The48th Battalion .arrived at Montreal last night and by now should be  nearly over to the Old Country.  Mr. and Mrs. Campbell and" family  of Cranbrook returned home on Sunday after spending &"week under canvas at Duck Creek.  We certainly have to take off our  hats to Canyon City when it comes to  supplying  dance music.   The're right  \7<  ^fe*_5*_l,5s. ���������* _b ,#*-9*  v*~-v-k%y    r.xuu    VM.XK3   fcJCilS  *.JII_  Mrs. A. C. Kook and family of Spokane arrived in Duck Creek on Sunday to spend a short holiday with her  mother, Mrs. J. J. Grady.  The strawberry season is now nearly over and the big shipments are  over for another year. The total number of crates up to date is 6982.  The raspberry shipments are getting stronger now. J. Johnson started  shipping on June 27th. which we  think was among the first in the district.  1a.I#VC  -���������C*_ gv  Creek  y vvinmu���������urin, or rqjaaie agecriacty  preferred for generalhousework* must  be lised lo the care of children*. Apply  -TTtlfTlllT   -Tl_t_|������*>���������.  xtxtfla .  -Ugiista Doyle of Cssaahsoak  drove into Cr^gf-on on Snndav to see  the ball, g&me "between 'Creston   and  T^r-inlcjsjnrs. _.?v_ tinfnr_tiiai^>iv ir riiri nor.  materialize.  M__. and Miss IPease were, visitors  hereon __a^dayl Clarence wafi also  shaking hands aiid saying good bye to  J_������i.e_t<f_' here *-aud left on the* v-'est-  ' lw^_u_d"jo������Tfevei&toke.  />-. cuj&. ������i?.-.i.+ T*������..������ir _*������__._._- "-J" -~_  ^-XAX  JX. *.X%XXXIJ rlJx.ftQ^tv *^xxx,x*   ^yx^t%.SK    Tr* XXX X������3"  turn- the caljL_,ui_de by the Canyota  City b������y������, fcgr attending a dance at  .that., placjf gfy/^^JiV ritip<ii*:'wrv^.  The Dominion Fruit Crop Report  issued June 28th .e just to hand, and a  perusal of its contents confirms earlier  advices to the efteet that reasonably  good prices for this year's fruit crop  seem assured.        *���������  Speaking of the torairie market the  Report advises that there is no reason  to expect a repetition of last season's  low prices. Grain prop promises to be  a record one. Considering light yield  in Western States^ fair prices are expected, TIie'cottonA'and manufacturing  States promise a good demand which  will tend to minimize the- dumping of  American fruit im the Canadian  markets.  Reports os the apple yield from, the  Atlantic to the Pacific are all agreed  that, Nova Scotia excepted, this year's  crop will be considerably lighter than  a year ago, and from Nova Scotia latest word is that "unfavorable weather  has been encountered and scab is developing to a serious extent,  Discussing the app}e crop in this  -province the Report says : Orchards at  the Pacific Coast in British Columbia  promise a crop about equal to 1914;  there are no indications of a change in  conditions in the inland valleys, where  the crop about 70 per cent.-of average.  The total crop for thev province is estimated a_" 850.000 ;boxes, or about  35.GGQ boxes less than a year ago.  If there is anywKere near a normal  demand for pears B.C. growers should  f.^^-,^      ������.^.������._l r      ...-32      _��������� ,.       i������ -?          ._.   -<������������������   ������������������    ~.���������**j      ������������v*_v  .-OX*     i/u5_i.      OuispUli.  Both Ontario and Nova Scotia report  not hetter than 50'per cent, of a stand-  aid crop', while ������������ Sregos the yield is  light. Correspondents in this province figure that SEitish^CoImbia has a  pear crop in" _ight;'25 per eent. heavier  than  in   1914.*   Eastern  Washington  Vernon Camp Life  w  Mrs. W. Levesque left on Wednesday on a short holiday with friends at  Kingsgate.  Miss Melva Cartwright is home from  an enjoyable two-weeks' visit with old  friends at Cranbrook.  Mrs. H. A. and Ruth McKowan cf  Cranbrook are visiting Mrs. G. Cartwright for a few weeks.  Misses Ruby, Jean'and Vera Palmer  and Mr. Allen of the Bank of Commerce, Creston, are up Summit Creek  on a two-week's camping trip.  R. J. Long's experiment at grain  growing looks to be well worth while.  His field of wheat shows a growth of j the city of "Vernon oa a slight incline,  over six feet aud  should show a fine  yield per acre.  STriting to Postmaster Gibbs on  June 23rd���������eleven days after going  into camp at Vernon���������A.Biddulph  states that life at the B.C. military  headquarters is down to normal.  For the first week, however, there  was kicking galore about the scarcity of food, but at the time of  writing there was a big improvement. He says in part:  The camp is about one mile out of  A very-successful dance was held in  v*x������*vtj  k? jxx.txixx \sxx xj.ltttixKxvuy juigULi.    V������lljtxe  a crowd from Creston, * Canyon City  and Sirdar were present. The music  was supplied by Messrs. S wanson and  Johnson of Canyon City and also the  local flddleists.  [*������22*������*. 5^?^^������^^^7Wmr wliois ieavihgshortly,  ner parents, Mr. and Mrs. j. H. Doyle       "*    *���������    -      -  at the King George.  -The sincerest sympathy is extended  Mr. and Mrs. M. Boyd who mourn the  loss of their year-old daughter, Esther,  whose death occurred Thursday morning.  The expected appointment of a weed  inspector for this section was gazetted  last week. A. B. Shannon of Willow  Point has been favored' and-is liable to  be along any day now. ,  Mrs. J. H. Webster and children  from Wetaskiwin, Alberta, arrived on  Saturday to join Mr. Webster,' who  purchased the Walter Corbett ranch  about three months ago.      .*-    . "'     *   ���������_.������������ *Wn__t ������'*. -.  In plums, too,_the proyince seems  favored. A fair crop is the very best  Ontario can hope for. The*Nova Scotia  crop is light and Oregon has, only 60  per cent, of an average yield.    British  A card dated June 80 from Billy  Hall reached his parents on Tuesday.  The Third Contingent was then at  Montreal and preparing to go aboard  ship for the trip to England.  ���������Tomatoes are starting to ripen here  now. It will be a race between Roy  Staples and Sam Fraser who will be  first this year. Mr. Kemp will have  to take a back seat this year.  A. B. Stanley went west 011 Wednesday, ticketed to Hedley, B.C.,  where he is investigating a newspaper  proposition and may possibly return  to journalism if prospects are right.  Erickson is to be favored with the  next Red Cross Auxiliary 10-cent tea  on Wednesday, July 14, at the home  of Mrs- Eeinn: Should thi weather  be unfavorable that day i. wiii do neiu  onThursdy, 15th. -*������������������  R. Dodds claims the Valley record  for .late potato planting- ,He "������ut in  the last of his 1915 crop on July 5th.  Last year W. Levesque was fully as  late at the same~work and he dug a  splendid crop in the fall.  Cupid ^seeiiis to find * Erickson his  favorite hunting ground. The last  three weddings in the Valley���������Kling-  ensmith-McLeod,Cartwright-Peckand  Waddy-Huscrof t���������all solemnizad here,  Jas. Compton left" on Tuesday for  Calgary, Alta., to attend a conference  of B.C. fruit shippers^ and the prairie  wholesale fruit dealers, and incidentally take in tho Calgary fair.  D. Allan, ledger keeper at the Bank  of Commerce, is taking his two weeks  holidays. The first day off he landed  live char in the Goat, above tho Canyon, that totalled over 25 pounds.  Quite an old time thunderstorm���������-  about tho first of tho noason, passed  over the Valley Friday evening.  Down Port Hill,way eopio hail was experienced, but no damage reported.  A postal from Billy Hall at Montreal  dated June JK), announced that tho B.  C. troopa with tho Third Canadian  Contingent bad arrived there safely  nnd wuh embarking almost iinmctllately for England.  Although tho woathor wuh none too*  promising most all day Wednesday it,  cleared up towards evening for Christ  Church Ladies' Guild lawn aocial at  CIiiih. Mooros. The affair was quite  largely attended.  "Pete the Packer," a well known  mining celebrity of the Summit Creek  country, paid Creiiton Iuh summer call  tin TiM-Hiluy. Ilia chief anxiety was  to null a conplo of boar cnbti he haa in  Halo-keeping at Hal mo.  The early cconon cntlmato of 10,000  cratca of ntrawberrlofi for the Orcuton  Vaiit'y wiii   iikt'iy ia* 10111111   ininv lo*>  mark when the roturna are all In.  Ovor 7,000 ������'i'al.i':t have already bei������n  ���������shipped from Duck Creole alone.  P. l������������i' Vtfvhrln.vhn br-titl of Un- Douk-  hahor   rolonv at,   llrilllimt,   B.C., ac  ... This year there will tje a heavy  whea^t crop in the farming districts^ a  short distance west of Greenwood.  Grand Forks council has just let the  contract for the street sprinkling. The  contractor gets,65 cents per hour.  The boxes and fixtures in the old  ���������postofflce at Greenwood have been  sold to the postmaster at Princeton.  Every employee of the Granby  smelter at Grand Porks is giving $2.25  for the relief of the sick and wounded  at the front.  The Granby will pay a dividend of  $1.50 asharo on August 2. Recently  Granby was upwards of $00 a share.  Last November it was $_7.  Tho smelter at Greenwood will be  blown in on July 15. It will use 100  tons of-coko a day at the start which  is alictuly tuxivlng from Coleman,  Alberta, -,,   1   r   r   ' mm^^^amm**mum*^mmmm*m*^imimmmmimmm*i***m*m*m^~mm*m*r***   l   l     '    ...' _ir_.r_.  companied by K. Papoff, gave tlio valley a good look over in quest of land,  ^ho latter part of the week. They  were after a 2000-ncre tract at leant.  Victoria Victorian:���������* A big increase  in all kinds of berries over the crop of  1011 Ih expected thiii neason at Creston.  This section is rapidly coming to the  front, and not only for ita fruit crop,  but in stock and hug raising, for which  the country Is admirably adopted,  Word haa iiiat reached Crouton tliat  Lieut. V.vir TTownrd, who left- hero  about threo months to. rejoin his regiment in England, haa been given command of a batteryof 18-poundero tn the  Flint Field Artlllory with tho rank of  major. He oxpoctH the corps to bu  ordered to Franco any day.  Htill another huucchh-iiI Rod Ci-ohh  tea, wan hold on Tuesday afternoon at  homo of Mrs. 8. A, Hpoura. Although  the day x"**" dreldedly warm then"  watt tt Hpl. ntliil tui'iiout the pi-ocuerfa  <otalllnjr J.r������.W). Tin* wnrknrs aro reminded (hat tho denot will bo open  Tueflday to receive nnd *lvo out work.  KjOiiiixxOitt, ta vXywiitsix   lO xiGuVS   a, _u6ui'  um to full crop, along with Eastern  Washington.  ��������� Peaches would seem, to be a fairly  uniform crop at mostpoints reporting.  The Okanagan expects a great quantity of theni. Oregon has a nice crop,  but none for export.  The only other fruits reported from  this province are cherries and rasp  berries. The yield of the former will  equal 1914 at interior points, while  raspberries will be slightly less than a  year ago.  Speaking of prospects elsewhere the  Report has this to say of the Northwest States: The general report is  that the apple crop will bo about 00  per cent, of last .year. In the lower  Yakima Valley there will be a good  yield of Rome Beauty and Arkansas  Black, while Ben Davis,^ Jonathan,  New town and, in some districts Spitz-  en burg, will be poor. The entire Yakima Valley will not have more thon  45 percent, of tho 1014 crop. In W_-  natchee and North Central Washington prospects are bettor and tho yield  is expocted to bo 80 per cent, of last  year, .Rome Beauty, Wlnesap and  Yellow Newtown will bo a good crop,  and Jonathan lighter. Tho Walla  Walla district reports 00 por cont. crop  with Newtown, Bon Davis, Wincsap  and Duchess good, and Rome Boauty,  Jonathan, Spitzenburg avid Wealthy  light. Eastern Washington will have  80 per cent, ot JUl4.  With fewer apples available for export owing to a lighter crop and better  U.S. demand, an added duty of 7 por  cont. over last year, combined with  hvljybtor pror.ne-eim on the prairie mnr-  lal. r.ni. a. r.lipjlitty '-.mailer yield 1_ r.e.ll,  the rather optlmlatlc outlook for  apple prlcoH in particular, uh well ns  other frail**, this year bcoiiih to bo  quite abundantly jiiBtlfied.  .u  l������i4_iCtV.������T4*__1'������-rt-*.     I_ 1 .-ft."-.-���������__-)  Everyone so busy with the berries or  hard at it on the vegetable crop'that  school matters seem'to be completely  forgotten and not much liklihoodyof  very many candidates offering on Saturdayfor the" trustee and auditor  vacancies. ���������   '  Strawberries are about over now,  with raspberries and currants in full  swing. Wo notice loads of cabbage  going out each day. Cucumbers and  corn will be moving in a week or two  and then listen to tho hum of industry  around Erickson.  A wedding, attended by only a few  of the immediate relatives of the contracting parties, was solemnized at  high noon on Monday, at the homo of  Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Long, when Miss  Penelope Waddy, of the teaching staff  of Creston school, became the bride of  Mr. Charles Huscroft, tho Rev. R. E.  Pow tieing the nuptial knot. The  bride wore white satin with lace bver-  skirt and carried a, boquet of bridal  roses. Sho was attended by Miss -Tan������  Long, who Was attired in white Bilk  and carried pink roses. Tiie best man  was Mr. W. Long. Aftor the ceremony a sumptuous wedding dinner  waa served and later tho young couple  left on a camping trip at Summit  Crook. Mr. and Mrs; Huecroft aro  both favorably known throughout tlio  Valley and a host of friends oxtend  them heartiest congratulations.  There must be nearly 4,000 troops in  camp, tup 47th Battalion and the Canadian Mounted Rifies, besides the 54th -  Battalion. Each battalion has a regimental pet, and each company has  some kind of a mascot. The 34th has  a young bear cub, the 47th has a goat.  I don't know what the C.AI.R. havo,  but each company has a dog of some  kind as mascot; we have big, little and  tiny. The biggest is three feet and the  smallest you could put in a pocket.  We are aborts two miles from Long  Lake and each.night there are about  50'or 60 men abwa there to bathe. Today we had a route march of about six  miles and when we came to the lake  on the way back we were halted and  ordered to bathe feet in the hike. I  suppose that was done because we are  _?___���������*������_��������� ������_-_������_"*__-���������--*__-__-_ __���������_ 4'T-_-   _-v_������������������.������������-���������.-���������        CS ���������������-,_.,-x  _.-_-_^i_*   ������_������v/uoW4waj'. ������u   ua_u   *___v/_. __-.--_.������������,��������� KJV'iliC  of the men went right in and started  w> .swim wi-uouu _m*xressin&.  I see by the order board I am on the  cookhouse fatigue for to-morrow. The  work is'to help the cook, so I guess I  gness I wont have too bad a time. We  had church parade on Sunday morning and I tell you it was a pretty  sight to see all the soldiers ax-ranged in  one big square on the hillside,, with -  the preachfcr, ofllcors and band in trie"  middle. The whole of the camp was  there except the Roman Catholics, and  they are few. We have not got our  dress uniforms yet, but I think we  will get those soon.  The Oreston'boys in B Company are  Ted Maione, Gordon Smith, Roy Currie, W. E. Glenn, Reg. Watson, and  myselft Woods, jCarfra and Stanley  Reid arie in .'__.'' Cotiipiuiyj, I- tliink, al-  thoughlanrhot soysure Jibbiit;Rejd.  Campbell Dow is InfD" Company, and  A. L. Dundas, who,yus6d to be in'the  bank, is in the 47th Battalion.  I happened to meet a Cariboo man,  who came from the next farm from  my home in the Old Country. . . ,  Remind Bill Truscott that I wrote him  about a week ago.  Biddulph states that thoy haye  all lines of sport���������-cricket, football,  baseball, lacrosse, wrestling and  boxing, but makes no mention of  any o_ the boys distinguishing  themselves in these lines.  He believes The It_]VIEW is the  best-read paper in the camp, oven  tho editorials getting careful atten-  j..���������-���������-.   _.. .1 i.i..-1   lilOU, UlJlU KiUV MOJO  ot coming nome to  M.P.P. for Kaslo.  n~,_     wll     r.r.*.4.Afy.\t.  1V1C   txtx   (jUililUWi.  find Bob Long  has  Some wook ago Miay May Gilpin of  Grand Foi'Iih donated tt pair of mux to  the lied CroHM Hnclety. In tho foot,  wear waa a note giving the donora aU-  dre-HH. T_i,h(. week Mink Gilpin ret't'lvcd  H������:ard from IVioy* Taylor, ti Grand  Forks boy with tho Firat Contingent,  atating that ho had boon given tho  hosiery by the anthoi itio_.  Penticton has cancelled ittt 1015 fall  fair.  Thoir is a daily motor car aorvlcs  between Vornon and Ai.ii_t.onK. Tho  round trip cost $2.  Fifty men will bo given employment  when the Greenwood smelter rcaumos  oporatlonH on tho 15th.  Thoro wore no criminal caneu at the  summer Hitting of tho amaze court at  Greenwood ou Juno H.  ,A      ��������������������� ,���������.������������,-������.������   .1../,���������*������   ,.....,       .......fl.t     .. .... i ....... ������,������  -*^|.....-i,  ... -*    ���������'���������. *_-���������"������ ***-*r������  in tho   Ilaptiut chui'eli yard   ut Grand  I'VirkH one night hint week.  Thirteen   caudidale_ wrote   on  tho  Entrance* examination at Greenwood.  I Hix of them wove irom I'tioomx.  The   prico of milk   in Phoenix  boon rained tol2i cents a quart.  ' Seventy  alien    enemies  registered  with the Grand Forks polico for June.  Ninety ctti/eii_ are drilling with the  Greenwood companion of home guards.  Last week 115 Austrians and Gcr-  mana reported to the polieo in Phoenix,  Too much lain has ruined much of  the first crop of alfalfa in tho Okanagan.  Seven-inch heads of wheat aro "ordinary" this Hi'imon in tho fields about  Endcrby.  Sweat ehorrloH woro on tho market  at Grand Forlcti on Juno 21_t, the  oarlh'Ht over.  #  Thin yearn Okanagan applo   crop in  .,..,.,"1      ..I        WHK     ......I.,., ,1,.       .,1 1 II...  Hiiiiin nw hint year.  In Gvalid Fink*, about two intndivtl  thiH of opium, valued nt Heveral (Iiouh-  anil   dollaiH wtire  detected In a.   mIiI|V  | ment or gooclH from Ijiuirlor, B.C. -ffEOB HEVI1SW, CBESTON. B.  _f*5f  A GOOD CHKW IN  A CLEAN WRAPPER.  10 CENTS PEE FUJG  tairs  By Gyrus Townsend Brady  Copyright  by Cyrus Townsend  Brady  She nodded carelessly, yet kindly, to !  rue. It was her habit, that earelasj '  kindness. When she was a little girl  and I had been a 'great boy we iia.l  played together.- familiarly^ ' but that  was long since over- Then sho looked  aiiout tor a groom. The steps that led  to the terrace were deserted. t>ir ueof-  frey of late had grown slacic tn tUa  administration of affairs on account of  his troubles, and uo one was present.  Mistress Lacy stared at me, frowning.  tiio direction as  deck of my own  f  ^S������  mjl  (Continued)  "What do you mean."  'This  gentleman���������"  *'By gad," said L.or& Luft'loa, "you  are right to appeal to hie and you  were right to strike Arcester. I'm  sorry for the girl aud for Sir Geoffrey aiid ashamed for my friend."  , "Would you turn against me in  this?" cried the duke-  'i certainly would."  '"God," whispered his grace hotly,  fun-hung at the empty sheath. "I-wish  I had _cry sworn:"  "There is Sir Geoffrey'-, sword,"  said I_ord L*attda_., who did not lack  own blade as  _*:   ���������>.  courage,  clutching his  he spoke, *i_.d making  am a sailor.  ....���������  _.^c*. ^..^^  ' ������. XX      Qi..^      \������i_<t  . r-.rr,r.   >>������������..V  **No," s*aid I, master of the situation  as I rueaut to' be, "there will be no  more fightn\g ove rthe dead body of  Sir Geofir.y. You and Lord Luttdoa  can settle your differences elsewhere."  "On second i_.o_s.hi:. there wiii be  eo further seu]e__e_t," said Luftdon,  regaining: his coolness and thrusting  back into its $cabb_rd his halt drawn  blade. ���������'Hi*, grace aud I are in too  many things to make a yeraiaaent difference between us possible/"  ���������*I thought so." I replied.  "By gad," laughed Luftdon, "I like  your . spirit, lad* Who are you and  what are you?"  ���������'The late gardener's son.'*  "Do they breed such as you down.  here in these gardens"."  r.at  I know   nnt.   my lord.  I have commanded my  x tiouiu ya.k here between cruises because I am devoted to���������"'  "The woman'" sneered the duke-  And I marvelled at the temerity of the  man seeing that I e-juid have choked  him to death with one hand;  "?v������ention her name again," I cried  "and you will lie beside your victim  yonder!"  "Kight!" said Luftdon  "I come back  here  fond of the old place; it is my home, j  My  people  have  served  the   Wilber-  forces for generations. Their forbears  an- mise lie together in the churchyard   around   the   hill   yonder.     You  can't understand devotion like that,"  said I, turning; to the duke   "and it  is not uecessary that you should."  "And indeed what is necessary for  rue, pray?" he sneered.  "That you leave the place at once."  '���������Without speech with my lady?"  "Without speech with any one,  Tliere is a good inn at the village. I  will take it upon myself to see that  your servants pack your mails and follows you tliere at once."  "I will not be ordered about like  this!" protested the duke.  "Oh, yes, you wi!!," said Luftdon.  "The advice he gives is good. We  have nothing more to do here. Don't  he a fool, Arcester. You have got  everything you wanteu in this game,  and it is only just that you should pay  a little i'or it. What's your name, my  niau?"  "Never mind what it. is."  "Are you ashamed of it?"  "Hampdon!"  "1-1 auipdon, you may not he  man," said Luftdon, "hut by  are  it!"  Me  had  clasped it  Ami s;o they wont down the path,  leaving ine not greatly relishing my  triumph, for I had to tell Mistress  Lucy al! that had happened.  The- _i._.k-t of :v.y ]:idy'r. riding cont i  as she galloped up the t-fee-eovcrort I  road attracted my attention. I quick- j  ������������������nod my pace, and we arrived al liie I  ; toils ut the hull i\t tha same instant.  She wan alone, for .she had evidently  ehofion to ride unaccompanied.  I ������������������ ton<] silent before hor with that  curious duiiihuoBH I ij-ein*rally export-  ���������neo wh. n llrei entering her presence,  while nhi drew rein sharp]*.. She waa  a little thing compared to ate- indeed,  <ovniH compared even to the average  woman, but in one nonsc* fllie wan tho.  hit<f*.-**l thins: 1 had ever con fronted. I  wan itlnuint afraid of lier! I who foar-  . .'. ikwlhiag .!::���������;*. W!1'**. c'1i<"* thnwjit of  m.' wuh <if little moment to her.  it watt MiHtrettu Liiey'f* vr-guluv huhit  to take :i morning j.nllop every day. II.  *..��������������� tiii'l u.������u_l t.ij.u.i)iu that i*,aus*_d her  '</ I"*.!.' ',' i r. . h :.:*:! ;,',������������������������:- :,:*.*i '..c-.tnt'.-  ful.   thiil   put.  the   color  in  lier cheek  CHAPTER  11.  j Wherein I Break the News  | "Master Hampton." said Mistress  ��������� Lucy at last, "since nobody else seems  I to be about, suppose you attempt the  j task." :      ~ ~        * :  j     She loosed her tittle foot, from iue  j stirrup and  thru_t it out  toward me.  j I am nothing of a horseman.    1^ was  J very early sent to sea,    and I 'have a  sailor's   awkwardness     with     horses.  Naturally, i did not know how a lady"  should be di-smonntvd.   l stepped over'  to her, seized-hei- about the waist with  both hands, lifted her bodily from the  saddle and set her down gently on the  gravel.    She looked at me.very iiueer-  iy   aud  gave  a  faint    shriek  as  her  weight came upon my arms.    Indeed,  I have uo doubt that 1 held her tightly.  "I   dare   -say  there   is     not   a   man  among my _ father's-  friends    or mine  who    could    have "done  that.  Master  Hampdon,"  said  she  smiling a  little  and looking hushed and excited.  I     ** *Tis no great feat." said Istupid-  \ ly   enough.    "I  have lifted  bigger���������"  j     "Women!"   flashed     out     Mistress  {Lucy,  slightly  frowning  up  at  me.  j     "'Things," 1 replied.  i     "it  amazes me."  she said.  "1 have  ��������� never   been   dismounted that way be-  j fore.     However,     you     always   were  \ stronger than most  men,  even as a  j boy.    There    seems  to  be no groom  j about-    The place is wretchedly serv-  | ed- "Will you take my horse to the station?" she asked me.  There was" a certain flattery to me  ! in that request.    If 1 had not shown  find myself assumhi*-;  H' 1 had been on the.  ship, ���������'that you cannot. It is no sight  for your eyes. 1 was coming to the  castle to tell you and to send the servants to . C?t .ii him. .Meanwhile -you  g.) into the hall ami summon your  tvo.iaen and���������"  ���������'. will do what yon say. Master  llutnpdoti," she whispered very small,  very forlorn, very .d-.s pairing. "My  father!    My dear, good father!"  ���������.-Sho turned, aud 1, -still supporting  h.r. we mounted tho step* of the ter-  r<*..*\ Suddenly-she stopped, freed herself and faced nie.  "Lord LiifWUm and the Duke of.Av-j  cester," she explained, "they are stay- j  ing at tho csvstic.   Th.y must be noti- t  "'Madam,"   said   I,  been  been  *taey     au'eaoy  know it."  'And why, then, hove they left the  duly of telling m? to you? Where are  they?   Summon them at once!'*  "They are gone!" 1 blustered out.  my rage at the duke reviving.  "Gone!"  "Having won everything from Sir  Geoffrey, they have left him alone in  his death! "I retorted bitterly.  ."Impossible!''  "I ordered them off the place," I  said bluntly.  '"You?" she flashed out imperiously.  "And who gave you the power to dismiss my father's" friends?"  "I heard what they said, being hidden myself.'  "And what did they say?"  "It concerned you, mistress"  "The      Duke     of     Arcester,"     she  promptly began, "is my betrothed husband.   I will hear no calumny against  ,3-im."  "Madam," I said, "your engagement  is broken."  "Broken!" she cried in amaze.  "The duke declared himself too poor  to marry..the penniless child of a disgraced roan���������his-words, not mine, be-  (To he Continued)  Must Have Milk For Baby  An Austrian baby, which had  deserted by its parents, - has  adopted by a Russian regiment.  The baby is looked; after by a gigantic '.chuvash soldier from the  Volga, who on the strength of residence in the United States, professes to be an expert nurse.  Haarlhg that milk was to be had  in the enemy's camp, the Tchuvash  made an excursion there at midnight.  The Austrians shot him through  the fleshy part of the leg and took  him prisoner; but on learning what  his mission wa*s they gave, him 'milk  and then tent him back.. *  The baby is called after the Grand  Duke,   Commander-in-chief.  Pills That Have Benefited Thousands.���������Known- far and near as a sur,e  remedy in the treatment .of indigestion and aH derangements of the  stomach, liver and kidneys, Parmelee's Vegefcible Pills have brought relief to thousands when other specifics  have failed, innumerable testimonials  can be produced to establish the truth  of this assertion. Once tried they  will be foun������ superior to all other  pills in the treatment "of the ailments  for whic_, they are prescribed.  G.T.P. Changes  Advices received at the Gran-1  Trunk Pacific railway headquarters  announce as acting superintendent 61  E- Brooks as acting superintendent ol  motive power with headquarters a������  Transcona, vice Mr. J. Billingham, resigned. It is also announced that,the  jurisdiction of Mr: ;W. C. C. Mehan;  general superintendent of  Trunk Pacific lines west of  George, has been extended Atc-  tha territory between Prince George  and Edmonton.  Grand  Pirince  Barnyard  Society  "Well, dear me." chirped the youns  lady just out of finishing school.  "What is it?"  "Here is an old Len chaperoning g,  whole seminary ot chickens."  xxCt . \i  txx\..xxx.^.~s  .  her how strong I was in all probability  {she would have-thrown me the bridle  (and, with a nod toward the stables to  i indicate her wisnes, would have left  j me without a word.'  ...._ you   ssen   liiy   father   th??5  she asked as I paused be-  | fore her.  I As luck would have it, while she  spoke a sleepy groom came round the  house., i flung the reins to him, bade  him take the horse away and turned  to my lady.  "Madam," said I,  "my voice  thickening   and choking, "I.have seen your  E'fe������? _aa_  A London teacher asked her class  to write an essay on the metropolis.  Later she was surprised to read the  following in  one attempt:  "The peopel of London are noted  for their stupidity."  The young author was asked how  he got the idea.  "Please, miss," was the reply, "it  says in tha text book, the 'population  of London is very dense!'"  Prisoner-  no man!  Judge (passing sentence)���������Quite a  mistake. There's three months waiting for you! '���������������������������;';���������';  Shotefli fit* every Sp^rt  DON'T WEAR A TRUSS.  imvTnpT^vf^fsr  IB-rUBIE.    |, aafe_!_=i  i approvmslv. i      t,    c  *,    ���������-"���������-���������������������"���������->.   x."vf  because 1 "afii I no*������e father Tlus m������r,ninS*  Brooks* Ai>pliaiicc. ^Cct*.-  discovery. "Wonderful, No  ob'.i oxions _ p 11 ti fi" s or  pn'lf5. Automatic Air Ctt-  ���������"Sllions.' Biad* and draws  the broken parts together  as you would a broken  Ii_ib= l^rt s:ilves. No t>3as-  ters.' Nc_3ies. DnrjiWc,  clieap.   Sent  on Iri.-iTto  prove it.   Vu\\ iufofiiiation aud booklet FREE.  C. E. BROOKS. 2063 StateSt.. MarshaH, ������<ich.  a gentl--  Liul you  a man, aud here is my hand on  played  a  man's  part  so  I  aad I In* *;ji:ir);li!  in  )ir*r <���������^���������|.  ������������r������  Granu.c.'ijd Eyelids  Eycti inilamcd b;- expo  ������ttr������ to Sum, Utu-iuial Wliii  t hy Marina  'Knurling,  ������(������rtrl.    At  my voice  and manner, great stupid fool that I  was, that instantly apprised her that  something was wrong. With one  swift step she was by my side,  "Where?"  "In the spinney."  ���������"What does he there at this hour?"  "Nothing."  ���������'I don't understand."  '  "Sir Geoffrey���������"    1 began    racking  my brains what to say next aud how  to convey the awful tidings.  She made aisudden step or two in  my direction, then turned toward the  coppice, her suspicions fully aroused.  But now I. ventured upon a familiarity���������that is, I turned and caught  her arm,  "I will see him myself," she began  resolutely.  "Madam," said I swiftly, "you cannot." \  "Master    Hampdon,"      she      said,  "something dreadful has happened."  I nodded.  This was breaking it gently with a  vengeance, but what _ould I do? She  always did twist me around her little  finger, and I was always more or less  helpless before her. 1 admit that. I  am still, for that matter, although sho-  will uot have it so.  "What is it? Is my Jalhoi���������what is  he doing in the spinney? He never  rises at this hour?"  "Mistress Wilberforce," I said, "you  come of a brave stock, and the timo  for your courage is now."  "Is my father dead?" she asked .after a sudden, awful stillness,"  l   nodded   while   she   stared  at  me  ! Hive one poflsesHed.  |     ���������'Killed  in a duel?" she whispered.  I     1 shook my lieutl.  "Mistress," said I, "ho died by hiR  own haiul."  "Oli, my (Sod!" she cried, chipping  her lmntlH to hor 'face and reeling  hack.  "1 caught hor about llio waist. Sho  had tio knowledge that sho was held  or supported- Of course, all her inier-  est ami attention woro elsewhere. She  tlid not weep or give way otherwise.  Bhr> wus a, marvelous woman, and hor'  self mastery autl con I ml imias-od nie,  fur J knew how .ib*.. had loved kr'.  fathcr.  "Whon? Why?" Hhe gapped out,  'l was early awake," 1 answered���������  and I ditl not tell her It was my habit  to _���������.;��������� lier nuliop nii lor thai morning  rlilo���������-"anil 1 heard n mhol, In the ������plii-  noy. i hurried liu*1*.* .r,h! found tfir  (Scoff ivy��������� "  "Lf-I un go to him."  '���������Xo,"    mild  I.    And  I iiiai'vehstl  lo  .A'/GojpiJ System  C.P R.    Invites     Suggestions     From  Employees,  With  Good  Results  The  recent  circular "issued to employees of the C.P.R. asking for sug-  gesLiOu-   on   the  iiifyrovement  of the  service   has certainly "struck oil," for  suggestions have poured in until the  committee   which   investigated   these  has at times been almost snowed under.   However, each idea has received  careful and individual attention, being  referred to  the heads of the departments    concerned,    and    adopted or  otherwise according to    its merits or  practicability.    Some ideas have been  adopted    and    those    who suggested  them have  so  much  to  their  credit.  Indeed promotion lias already followed in several instances and in other-  promotion is coming whenever the opportunity offers.    In    so- complex an  organization  as a railway, thero are  many angles or point of view. Some  minds untrammelled, by routine sees  an  opening for improvement where the.  man    on the actual job goes by precedent.    An operating official    whose  work compels him to travel may have  pointers    on   the  treatment  of  passengers  which1 ho   gains'" by  personal  experience.    Ideas    from   other .countries  may    be  adapted   to  Canadian,  conditions, and may be suggested by  a   clerk  who   has     immlRrated  from  Europe  or  the  United  States.    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Germans, as the  latter's wholesale assassination of the  men, women and children who were  ^MES HOLDBN McCREADY LIMITED,  ** Canada's largest shoe manufacturers, sup- -  plied, within thirty-three days, S2..17 pairs of  leather ankle boots and 30,000 pairs of canvas  shoes for the outfitting of the First Canadian  Contingent, the iargest-^auantiiy .������j"*pl!__. by  any manufacturer.  These boots were worn by our soldiers on  active service both In this country and In the "*  training camps in England. They were subjected to the most severe usage that boots  could be subjected to. They travelled over -*���������  rough roads and smooth. They waded through  mud and through' slush past all description.  They were soaked by the never-ceasing rains  of an abnormally wet EngliBh winter. They  were baked on hot stoves, grilled on steam  radiators and roasted before open fires. Yet,  THEY STOOD THE TEST.  Out of the entire .32,217 pairs ������������ leather  boots .supplied by this company only a single  pair was shown to be open to criticism when  the Government enquiry was made six months  later.  Experts employed by the Government exam-  - ined .1365 pairs and 348 odd boots made' by  various manufacturers. Among the number  were found only seven pairs of boots of .Ames  Holden. McCready manufacture, of which flvo  were found to be repairable, one pair unrepairable, and ONE PAIR HAD A SOUS UNDER  GAUGE.  The best proof of the durability and serviceability of the Ames Holden McCready boots,  however, was afforded by the sworn "statements of soldiers who had worn these boots  constantly from the time they were issued in  September, 1914, right through to March, 1915.  They swore that, they had -worn the boots  through all the rough experiences at Valcar-  tier and on Salisbury Plain and that they  had given excellent service throughout.. Sergeant Nussey, of Toronto, who had served  twelve j-cz.tz !*_. the British Army, appeared before the Committee with a pair of such boots  still on LI_ feet a������d submitted there io ������_._  committee's inspection.  The testimony of these witnesses has since  mm*  & Skmt &imm?m������V        *m  MONTREAL  EDMONTON  been amply corroborated by numerous reports  and letters received from officers and soldiers  at ihe front all testifying to the good wearing  qualities of the Ames Holden McCready lioots.  wnen the question; '-was raised concerning  the quality of   the   Canadian soldiers' boots,  Araes Holden McCready Limited placed themselves IMMEDIATELY upon record, by writing  to the Government, Jas desirous of having the  most thorough investigation of the matter. The  appointment of a Parliamentary Committee and  the official enquiry followed.   Itvoccupied several weeks' time.   The Committee ��������� stopped at  nothing in their efforts to get at all the facts.  This Company purchased-the best leather  and supplies available in Canada and spared no  expense in manufacturing the boots.   All our  invoices, and shop and manufacturing records  were produced before tho Parliamentary Committee  for their  inspection and  information.  We had nothing to hide and wero proud of the  boots which were furnished to the Government.  THE -AMES HOLDEN.McCREjADY BOOTS  CAME OUT OF THE ORDEAL UNSCATHED.  The Committee reported to Parliament that  the boots supplied by this company substantially complied with the sample, that no paper  or other fraudulent substances had been employed   in   their   manufacture   and   that ail  charges involving the integrity of this company  or of  the boots supplied  by them  had been  abundantly disproven by the sworn evidence  taken before the Committee.  The report, which was adopted by Parliament, was A COMPJ-JUTS-**- VINDICATION FOR  AMES _iOLDi_N McCREADY Lardiimit.  . ������    *    m    #  In bringing these facts prominently before  the people of the Dominion, Ames Holden  McCready Limited are actuated by the desire  not only to protect their own good name ���������  which needs no vindication with the thousands  of Canadians w&o are familiar with. thi_ eo__-  pany and its products ��������� but also that of a  notable and important Canadian iuuual.y,  which has been unwarrantably asperseu.  iffBrS-Ss  "--/H*  TORONTO  VANCOUVER  -       WINNIPEG  DE LORIMISR  ST. JOHN  ST. HYACINTHE  ���������King .for   a  Week     a  Here is a tale which is well vouched  for.   When Ypres was first bombarded  early in November we'withdrew our  j i troops from the town, but did not re-  blown to their death with the destroy-  move the civil population.   There was  ���������tng of the Lusitania sets forth  ton Traveller. ,  -Bos-  Whert Hubby '^Lights 1--JJ0  for his after-dinner smoke, be  siire he has a match-which  will give him a steady light,  first stroke���������Ask your Grocer  for  EDDY'S  "GOLDEN TIF'  SliverQIoss  LAUNDRY STARCH  means perfect starching,  whether used for sheer  Laces, dainty Dimities, delicate fabrics, Lace Curtains  or Table  Linens.  "Silver  Gloss"  liaa been tho  favorite in tho  home Co. mora  than SO years  one British private who did not leave  with the rest, for ho was asleep in a  cellar. Next morning he awoke to find  Ypres without any authority and he  set about governing it himself. He  kept eleven citizens under iron discipline, had looters shot at sight, and  though himself inclined to the bottle,  prevented drunkenness in others.  They called him "La Roi d'Ypres,"  but his kingship lasted only a week.  A calloua cotfrt martial tried hljn,  found his efforts in the cause of order had been good and forgave his  other delinquencies.  MOTHERS OF LITTLE ONES  One oC their many Brands  ���������m<mtrl#>***m**m*<mii**m* <*  f/ BOSSES-SUREIY PREVENTED  Kfl   iil .K l'*"  OulUr't nUcklta 1*111*.    I-ow-  mrrmmmm.^x^. ^MUfh ������tockm������n Deoiwiio tli������y jirji-  mow xmm*, tut   whoro   otlier   vnMlno   fall.  H     !__. _T* Writ* lor liooltlet Mia tMllmonUU.  II      _r������ m\   __     KMoift Pk������i. t-lu.KUtj Pis 81.00  ILjjfl^B^Jt MJ.dal* pkot. MftokUfl 'Mil*   4-00  _n. ���������upMlr.rlty orKuticr nwdueuh *��������������� *������ ������*.���������  l*  ____,������_-  i_r   _wi__-_nii_._-.ii_   2-������ ������������������**"*���������������������������*���������*   mitim  ���������nriimv  nniy_  TlMlil om cuiur't.   ir unnl,Uln������i>li������, prdtr rtir;������t.  -.MB; OUTTEn  LADORATOHY, D������rM������y. Catlforntn.  "The sentence, 'My father hnd  tammy,' Uf in l.V'C- p-nt tr.r.n.;' explained tho toaohor. "Now, Mury,  whut teimo would you bo spanking  In if you oalu, "My fathov has  uionoy'?"  "Huh, that would bo protonse," re-  pliod Mary HObotly.  Averagod Woll   v  "And did you mako a good portrait  o? thf> fl-nnoral?"  "I must havo.   Halt tlio critica way  I  did tho  uniform well.    Tho  other  half praiBO tho faco."  No mother of young children should  be without a box of Baby's Own Tablets. The Tablets are mother's best  friend and aro as good as a doctor in  tho houso. Concerning thorn Mrs. F,  Wurgor, Ingorsoll, Ont., writes: "I  have used Baby's Own Tablets for the  past eight; years and would not be  without thoni. I -can highly recommend them to all mothers of young  children." The Tablets nro sold by  modiclno doalors or by mall at 25  cents a box from Tho Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockvlllo, Ont.  Farm Buildings  If you aro thinking of remodelling  old barns or building now ones, Htart)  curly In the summor. Do your prosont  barns not nocd moro light, bolter ventilation, moro sanitary floors, or some  repairs? *A thorough donning und  whitewashing after cattle aro on pasture moans groator comfort and fowor  illoB about buildings all summor. Plan  to give tho barnyards tho necessary  uluanlng, ih*ahm{_<* and gravelling aa  Hoon ������a possible.  Mlnr-rd'c  Friend.  .!**���������,lrr,.'**nt) *���������   I nwlwrman'n  Corns  I     "���������������������������W <��������������������� Jfm,  *****  Applied iu  1%'  lQi*������i������oi-iiila  Quick  _t lioura.  Bore, blhiUllim foot  iloui corr; ��������� pinched  toou can bo cured by  PutnnlYi'tt Extractor in  "PutnniifrV iioothos   away  "How tloos tho broalcfuiit milt yon,  John?" liiqiiirod tho young bride, anxiously.  "It's just rlglil, dearest," riald hor  husband. "It may ho plebeian, but I'm  awfully fond of calves liver fur break-  ������u_t."  "So am I, dear," nald ih*i wife. "Oh,  .y_b_, fir,������. l yon tbinU- ii. would nay ui!  to !r������*���������_������������ a <-alf? Thou wo couh.1 havo  \ivov   t^vovy   inonilng   for  broaltfaht."  Perfect Heat For Any Kind of Cooking  STRIKE a match���������-in less than a minute the NEW  PERFECTION Oil Cookstovc is eiviniy full, easily  . resulted hcafc for any kind of cooking.  The NEW PERFECTION given you, too, a coo],"comfortuble  kitchen. No smoke, no odor, no coal, ashes or kindlingn. Let  your hardwaredeulcr show you the NEW PERFECTION today,  in the I, 2, 3 and 4 burner sites. II he can't supply you, write  ,u* direct.  /0k -  ROYAUTKOIL OSJs^/ "NOW SERVING  GIVH3 T>1_ ������i HOT? /$__._ fXH 2.000.WK)  BBSTRB_ULT3   I^Jfel I^^JbaOjl iXjlH        HOMES"  It Has Many Qualities-���������Tho man  wbo poHfloflnos a bottle ot Dr. Thomas'  ]'_c)0Ctric Oil in uruicd ai;aia;.il niiiuy  Ilia. It will euro a cough, break a  cold prevent soro throat; It will re-  (luce tho Bwolllng from a sprain, euro  the most poralstont soves and will  fipcodlly hnnl _uts and contiiHlons, It  Ih a meillrlno chest In Itself, and can  bo got for a quarter of a dollar.  Woary Willie���������MeaiulerliiK Mike  worl'ori a hull  day hint week.  Utility   H.niii>u<_>���������iui>,    <������������������������> ^   ..   ........  what some people'!! do for money?   "  THE IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY  Limited  BRANCHES IN   y_kv     ALL CITIES  _Madc h%  Canada  l"Jon't yen think Mi������>i  much youngov in hor  F.bl.  now  MlldrMl  erly looks  hat?  Helen���������Indeed I do. Why, Mildred,  it makes her look hut very little older than hIio nays she Is.  The  Mistress-  tho children to  moniluu, Mary,  Tho Oonoral  ������HM. n        ������ I lot ,.,..,,,_  *b������Ht with my  -1  tihall taki   one of  church with me thin  Yefi'ni; 'Which?  ���������.t\\\ >.,l|||.||,.u,.  i;o  uew mauve  will  Ul'OSB.  Wiiil.M���������Oh,  qultu fresh.   II  lni.  aoldler���������tte  on.    That  caught���������It Kavo Itself up:  yes,   hlrl���������the  tlsh   hi  Wiii> eautiliL LUib uioiii  was  uever  Mlnard'o  clano.  Liniment  uafttl  by  Phy������l*  .Tamen, what In an oittimlHt?  A *������uy who looks at the March  weatlier ami aayn. "Well, It can't bint  much lonuer, anyway.  IHUL    Uliii.ii't,     I- ���������  ���������i.l'AA   tUn   f. >o(-   ff>0l  ���������l.rtlll.  tt, -lie  C"A"  rrnnil at onoo. Clot  bottle ot "Putnani'o touay.  Vv*- W. U. 1057   #  <������pnpm\  MH             ^^^j^n mx^j^xxx^x,  my^m*                '|_Wll������^kWS P0IH              ,m*  m%\         mmm*4 rnmlm*.     "  m@8  _ i_U___  M&a JTTL  SMmwwmxK^m^ w���������"*           *""^iPt  mner\A^%r%,  ^jh^yinJr <%Jr %M*  il '4% (P  *ur tr^ijpti  v^^w^*^_-?_  B  I  J THE CRESTON  REVIEW  RE������!E_i  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.O.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. F. Hayes, Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, JULY  9  School Affairs  and extravagances (if any) of the  past term relegated to oblivion. -  For the convenience of those who  _���������������!.���������-���������_    _-_**-   _*���������*! __.__���������.-���������   ������-.   Viir.Jif   _-*__*_ "__���������__ _i r_ - ca    _���������-*_���������������__������������������.  ter the treasurer's statement for the  year is printed ih this issue.  Taxpayers from one end ot the  -IT - 11  _  v iAiivy   to  X.1   - AT- __.  OVIiOJL-  __;Siiaa_  ���������__.    -3 C5 S3 G-3 ES ___ 3  ^���������*������������������is^#  lfi.B.  _?  ^.S_B_B^S  Good News if Correct  Premier McBride is back from a  somewhat extended visit to Tjondon  and other European centres. During his stay abroad he seems to  have been busy on several matters  of considerable importance to British Columbia, the effeots of which  _-i tj v.    ���������.���������'__;"___.���������������_���������';_.''���������_���������_���������.    __._.3_  5UUUJ1.!  i.i.     ���������Il������ljl������-5������S<_������..������i-.     HI     niw    tx-jiu_  returns at r*o late date.  About the most" satisfactory  achievement so far reported is contained in a press despatch from  Ottawa which says, "as a result of  "Sir Richard's discussions with the  "British Board of Trade prize vessels will be put at the service of  the British Columbia exporters."  11C ������* K5������    lUUCVUj  ������ssumins? that the premier is correctly reported. Since the outbreak  of war, particularly, the shortage of  vessels for the transport of our  lumber has been very noticeable,  s.nd now that the  demand for B.C'  IMVC      Hi     VC1J  important appointment at their  respective schoolhouses to-morrow  morning at 10 o'clock. It's the  annual school meeting.  The yearly financial   statement  "Will       _"-__���������.      *r-*-������__.Ci__.V- t"__������r_ o o        ���������.irAI I        r������ c;        *������  ��������� ������������**       <v^v^       *v..i-'W'0*~*a ������.*^\**       u������o rjuii       wo       tn  review of the general business  transacted by the board. It will  in all eases be necessary, also, to  elect at least one trustee, as well as  an auditor.  These meetings should be attended by all who have the best interests of the community at. heart.  Next to the home the school is pur  most important institution and the  choice of trustees to conduct school  business should have the same  attention, therefore, as we would  give to securing assistance In our  own personal affairs.  Those trustees whose term of  office has not yet expired, as well as j timber is greatly increased, and the  the new ones to be chosen, will I benefits accruing to all lines of  welcome any and all legitimate j business from the resumption of all  criticism to the end that all errors jthe activities in connection with the  of omission or eomission in the past j lumbering industry so much to be  may be avoided in future, and any \ desired, this little stroke of business  helpful  suggestions  that   may  be on the part of  Sir Richard wiii be  doubly welcome.  ^Neither must we overlook the  blessings the availability of these  freighters will  confer on the fruit  industry.   ' Last year the export of  ���������.      . ���������  Ce,������>p.35    my cwS  in all directions  that  transportation  facilities were  limited     and     naturally    freight  _> -*��������� ~^~* ..  ---t;.���������  With these enemy ships available  as carriers some of the leadincr  markets of the world will be open  to all lines that B.O. has for* export  at the minimum transportation  charge; and "with the government's  co-operation in the matter assured,  this vessel arrangemeiity'of Sir  Richard's is the most satisfactory  thing relating to Provincial business that we have had to record for  very many weeks.  -r_r_  i __.  we UU.VW ui  StOuiv  S_IVC"_i*l    \._    vixv   j- nuc  2  II  .1  I  Hole Burners with Ovens..  Thoy are easy to operate, give a steady,  uniform heat, at a low oil cost.  At the price we offer them every home  _-������   "ii -i. _���������   _Ui~  _UOLU.U  IIHVH imo   tMiiS  llf.1"    %%T������.r\ _ Tt.*>tt������  XXXJXJ      T* CcvUjUvi ������  We  offer the nicest line  ever shov-rn in   Creston.  i������ **!%������* IV  Just the thing for the youngsters these  hot summer vacation days.  _   iiciViJ  i-j-������������������������  __Jk\^V  ���������iraimcffrriT  ���������     ������ %.VX X W Xt  J  in eiwier a vvor__mg or  Dress Straw H&is we  have the best the makers  have to  offer the trade.  We have them in all the  standard sizes and at our  usual very  close  prices.  tsrnt  forthcoming seriously considered.  And if the efforts of the trustees  during the past year have been satisfactory in whole or in part don't  overlook giving credit where credit  is due; the services of many a good  trustee have been lost to school districts because  of the too-prevalent  tendency of  school  meetings to be  long  on  criticism   anu. ausoiutely  lacking of any public show of  approval of trustees honest erforts.  If you have any greivance to air  and cannot conveniently attend the  meeting personally, pa,ss your mess  age on to _o_ii_ gentleman who will  be on hand, so that all things for  the good and welfare of the district  may receive due consideration, and  enable the new board to work out  the schools' salvation for the next  twelve months with  all  the faults  colors and in all sizes.  They are specially-priced at 35 cents  -the best goods at a close price  a  fi___HK__D__E____H__  i  "Your, money hack if goods  are not satisfactory  jrnone &������?  General Merchant  CRESTON  owing to the fact  Worthy of Consideration  Since the start of the shipping  _'���������,-. m������~.mmx'    ��������������� a  ' ������ ������.a .. v*r a,11    --mrrrZ _��������� T_������_-������    _*l*__-_    ���������**_-_ O fiTr-'  OOOibUU.  vvx?  cbi.^.; wxsi-x.   -v A.u_.xjLXjk ���������yu'w *._At*t._. *__  in stating that close to $15,000  worth of soft fruits and vegetables  have gone out from the various  railway points in the Creston  Valley.  Within the next thirty days a  considerable part of this amount  will have been received by the  growers, and if each and every one.  of them forthwith proceed, so far  as they are able, to pay the money-  they are owing to citizens and business men in the yalley, general  conditions hereabouts will be wonderfully improved.  In many of the human race there  is a deplorable tendency in the days  1915 Financial Statement. Creston School District  Below will be found the financial statement of the Secretary-Treasurer of the Creston, School District  for the year ending June 30, 1015, along with a tabulated statement showing the monies received annually  from the department since 190T, along with the district's annual assessment and payments to the Education  Department treasury. A careful perusal of the figures by the sohool's financial critics will expedite matters  somewhat at the annual meeting to-morrow.morning. The statement is compiled by Mrs. Mallandaine, the  board secretary-treasurer, and is a splendid tabloid review of the year's financing.  1014  'illy 1  Aug.14  Aug. 17  Sep.18  Oct. 11  1015  J-in. 22  ApL 23  Afny 20  RECEIPTS  Balance at bank $    33 37  Deposit Cheque 14170 1,000 43  Deposit cash  5*1  Cheque 18070 222 48  Cheque 21597 1,000 00  dhfuinn 30500 1,000 00  Cheque 30721 1,000 00  Ciixh         5 00  Overdrawn at bunk.  .$4,201 82  4 41  $1,200 23  EXPENDITURE  Teachers salaries toJunoSO.'l*]. $ 740 05  Outstand'g acots. to        ��������������� 214. 45  Teachers salaries to .TiinoIlO.'lS 1,801 20  Janitor's salary to         " 410 00  Teachers' supplies  40 80  Janitor's supplies  5 75  Secretary's supplies  15 25  Water, one year  00 00  Wood ami Coal  238 85  Improvements and repairs  257 01  ���������Lumber  200 70  Freight on lumber  00 75  Miscellaneous accounts  40 73  $4,200 28  The balance on June 30, .1015, at the bank was .$.17.24 to our credit, with ono  ehequo of $21.05 not enshod. This cheque is included in abovo accounts as it  ''(lines in the -Juno work mid wan !_nu-_u on June-25. "When ..cashed it will  leave a debit balance at; tho bank of $4.41.  ASSETS  Lumber on hand, 4m foet at $10..$ 04 00  Wood, 35 cords at $3.10  110 00  Secretary's supplies, approx    10 00  Bills receivable      5 00  $108 00  LIABILITIES  Overdraft at bank $   4 41  of prosperity to forget those who  helped make the sailing smooth in  the days of adversity. In other  words merchants often find a customer whom they, have extended  credit to on the strength or part  paysnenu as soon as the returns  from the berries come to hand  going off to deal somewhere else  voften to a nv_u order house/* as soon  as they get_some real cash money,  assuming they will get better value  by paying spot cash-to the other  fellow.  Never in the history of the Valley have our business men had a  more trying six months of merchandising than they have since last  Christmas. The wholesale houses  are looking for returns from the  retailers now that the crop is moving, and the fellow who has had a  book account should make it a  point of honor" with him to demonstrate to the local merchant, so far  as he-is able, that he was worthy  of the credit advanced him. Failing to reciprocate in this direction  some citizens should not be surprised if further credit is refused them,  or even more drastic'action taken.  01 In this connection we would  remind some of our. rancher-sub-  soribers whose REVIEW has not  been stopped owing to our knowing they were finding financing a  bit strenuous that we will appreciate an early call with either part  or full payment.  The directors have finally decided to  hold the fair at Green wood on Sept. 30.  WuiiiilSilS iifitf  WYNNDEL. B.C.  xr a ���������wrrwa rf rr_r _*Q  Boxes ans Gretas  Roup and Dressed Lumber  GUY . LOWENBEKG  OON8ULTING   EnoIKRBB  r\  RESTON  B.C.  Biall for Service  . Purebred Jersey Bull���������Brampton  Prince���������for service. Good producing  strain, Fee $5. STOCKS:& JACKSOK  Mountain View Ranch, Creston.  Purebred Poultry For Sale  A_s_iw over Liabilities..   .$108 to)  Old Accounts to Juno 80,1014..$ 000 50  Assets     103 50  $1,151 00  Total spent dnrirfg year $4,200 23  Less old accounts and uhhuIjH..   1,154 00  Total cost for school year end  ing Juno80,1015 $3,112 14  ������������  f tin  The followinK table hIiowh the financial standing of the Creston School District with tho Treasury .Uepa. tinont  * Education O'Wlco from June !M), 1007, to Juno 30, 1015. *  the Treasury Department by the Secretary of the  IJ������*p;uliin*uL him i-cci'ivtal lioiii the A__������._s���������oi' o������ Di.sti.cl  om  The llrst column shown the Annual Assessment.   The second column shows tho amount received ouch year froi  School Board.   The third column shows tho amount tlio Treasury  A NNI7Ar, A.HHKHHMl'NT  HKMJ, Annual At;t������on.smfiiit.  1007 "  11H*������>  1010  101]  tttt't ���������'  ioi:1  l.M  ������������������$  450 00  MK) <������)  1,0(10 00  i.ooo m  l,.*KK) 00  M.400 00  f   IKK) 00  *> 'Mm nn  M.KHI (K)  ���������1,(UWI 00  $10,250 (XI  KliCKIVKl) iHUm TlllflAflUHY Vuvv.  1007, Secy. School Board....$  11MW, ������������������ '������   ....  1000,  1010,  1011,  Wlli.  lOI'l  ioii;  1015.  it  ������<  350 35  310 70  510 41  1,208 74  1,310 71  1,500 00  1 (107  IR  ::,<nti <H)  .1 ���������'������>'> in  'I'. x*x*xt    111  TltlOAH. Dlfil'T. UttCl). KIIOM A HBlfiBSOlt  KITCHENER-  $14,202 00  ^1007,  Assessor  of Dlsti  i4et....$    375 05  1003  ii  ii  215 51  1000  I,  ii  500 00  1010  <i  ,i  804 18  1011  ii  ii  ....    1,000 11  1012  n  ��������� I  ....     1,521 31  |in:������  *i  ��������� i  9, 373 ttl  UtM  .1  ii  ....    2i287 22  nun  ti  ii  ....     2,730 13  $I2/������21 01  MI0.2fiO.O0- $14,202.1HI--$2,047.04, iiiiioiint, owing to Hehool Itoai'il from Htlueation Olllee aeenrdinK to our iiRHOHuimmt.  ."HI i,]HKi,iM - >*.i'_,������'_l.01  -ijij.i *H.\i.t, luiiiiiini, min owiii^ I,lie I'ji|ii������*hi inn unic-.- iniin .vi.^rhhoi* <n IMhiiicI,  Mr. Hunt's road gang breaks up  housekeeping to-day.  Mr. Baines of Croston wiwf a caller  in our city ono day limtv week,  Messrs. Johnson, .Toplison and Clausen wore Yahk callers on Sunday.  Mesnra. Nelson and Bonnet went to  Yahk on Saturday evening on a visit.  Sonic of tho Creston boys were after  the speckled beauties in Kid Crook last  Sunday.  Scotty Young's gang is camped at  Uuh place, putting in steel culverts lor  the O.P.U.  Mr, Hrynn's prohibition -views explain why his nunievoiu" statements  have uo punch iu thorn,  Mrs. Matt son of Cranbrook KOturned  to her homo on ttunday, after h|ioiul-  ing a couple of weeks in our city.  Mr. Main tyro spout three days with  the trout. Ho i^povla the bout t������port  ho has hnd hi that line for years.  Mr. Carlson a������idfrl<md of Cranbrook  UIO tlio MUlidltttU Ml'. -OlhOU itiiui: uioy  iirn uituit^iniu, iu i,iio inioi^m ii.Auiii^,  iHi������H C_.asp-  White Wyandotte &  Barred Rock   Hens  Cocks, Cockerels  &  Pallets  Brod from Prize-Winners and a  grand laying strain. $1.50 to $5.00  each, according to quality. Fancy  Pigeons $1.60 por pair.  A. HAYES, Gasnington, Ont.  nj������A*_,T*m, in  K!g_s!assBs8tsa_d  {.hone  UIIUUO  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Specially  GET YOUB  Plumbing, Tinning m  taal Hep* M  Done by  . B. Embree  The H^fciHfaotion ot! work   well  done  in -.mi* U>hh  itiioi  Uio [iiii.tiiii  ������miu_">.ii. THE CRESTON REVIEW  L  HunilliULEunAL, nb_ra  Conducted by L. R. BLABTIMj, B.S.A.,  AsslPtant Provincial Frnit Inspector  - Oreston, B.C.   .     -Telephone 61 ��������� .-  Live Stock on Fruit Farms  Poultry "    , -  Success in poultry-raising depends  on the regular, faithful, and generally  accurate performance of many.small  duties.  The advantage of the poultry bpsi-  ne__ is th;_t It reinires but- a small  amount of capital with which to start?  It may be  advantageously  combined _      m m  with some other, form of agriculture, | tic class require from 8 to 10 inches  particularly fruit-growing.   The fowls  utilize the waste of the household and  farm.   The work is  healthful and interesting and with good ii__.sage__.e_'*'  yields a suitable return or prom; ana  _.i ���������  pleasure.  The fowls should be kept in inexpensive colony houses that can be readily  removed from place to place and they  should be given the run of thft-orchard.  Do not  build  elaborate  or  costly  houses.   Glass is  not  needed * in the  houses,   A  curtain front is " warmer,  cheaper and insures better ventilation.  Perches should be from 11 to 13-uiches  apart and all of equal height from the  floor, otherwise the birds will crown  on tfie highest roost. Leghorns require  from 6 to 7 inches  of perch  room per  bird,   Rocks,   Wyandotts  and other  breeds of the American class from 7 to j  9 inches per bird.   Breeds of the Asia  e>   *\r  &lsi_iy  Trail Italians are organizing a brass  band.  Trail's  -waterworks system is being  enlarged.  Farmers in Cranbrook country are"  cutting rye,  Fishing in Sheep Creek is the best in  several years.  Kaslo's first export of 1915 cherries  was on June 30.  A "Scarcity -of   horses   is  reported   m. __ _.=- ^  |������--___i5HB_l     ii!_}./������  *������BS&7i_������*������*_. fea&n ^rm, Sj    n   Bisfe  Aiw*������im_l   W __���������*_���������_Y_o-r*loxy  CAy* WfttJ'-v*-  ^_*>_.*_������_.*_r-_*-.._.w^  f  Patriotic  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitobar Saskatchewan and Alberta, the i nkon Territory, theNorth-  West Territory, and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an aere. Not  more than" 2,500 acres will be leased to  one applicant.  Application foi a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  Or Sub-Agent of the district in which  the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory .the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions 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 the merchantable output of the mine at the rate of five cents  per ton. *  The person operating ihe mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  iiisrciiSstHbls cos,! mirssd and *o*_*v the  royalty thereon. If the coal "mining  rights are not being operated, sucn  returns should be furnished at least  once a year. ���������    .  ' The lease will include the coal xuiuing  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whateyer available  _urface rights may be necess. ry for tbe  working of the mine at the rate of $10  In British Columbia wheat is the  standard feed or poultry and usually  constitutes at least half their ration,  other grains fed poultry axe corn, oats;  kaffir, and barley. Usually a self-feeding hopper filled with dry meat meal  is kept before the birds as is also chopped alfalfa or some other green food.  Crate Feeding  There-is probably no one branch of  the poultry business that offers a  greater profit than does crate feeding,  It costs about one cent per pound  more to put a pound of flesh on a bird  in ������, pen than in a crate, and from two  to three cents more ,when the bird is  running free. Crate feeding also produces the highest quality of meat,  which should bring the highest prices.  For crate feediug probably the best  flesh forming ration is ground oats  and skimmed milk. Tallow should be  fed in a ratio of one pound to 50 or 60  birds per day, during the hist few days  of feeding.  For crate feeding the American  breeds are best, particularly the barred Plymouth Rock and the 'White  "Wyandotte.  Mating  Always use as breeders hens over  one year old, be sure they are strong,  healthy, vigorous and of good medium  size. In no instance select the smaller  ones and do not strive -to have them  Cranbrook   is to  have  a  Fund sports day on July 21.  Quite a large number of prospectors  are busy in the Rossland country.  Five familiesmoved from Cranbrook  to Kimberley to reside on Friday last.  The telephone line between Cranbrook and Kingsgate has been rebuilt.  A girls junior league for patriotic  purposes has been organized at Kaslo.  A cut o������ $50 a month has been made  in the school teachers' salaries at Fernie.  Up to June 17 the Kaslo district had  contributed $3,588 to the Patriotic  Fund.  TheP^triotieFund is disbursing $200  a month to soldiers' dependants at  Cranbrook. - > .*v -  To refresh  the inner  man we offer  Lime Juice and  aspbarry Vinegar  -'-'*."        "in liauid form, and  .       . Eiffel Tower  . Lemonade Powder  New   goods just" opened,   and   unequalled   as*  healthful, satisfying thirst-quenchers, these hot  days, particularly.  ^aiaci Ura������si___g j_ ows&ar  the Pure Gold kind���������easily and   quickly got  'ready to "serve, with a Savor to satisfy an epicure.  Even the most careful housekeeper is never quite  rid of the flies without the aid of.  UJ  icky  Fly  Pad  er   ������r  fTOlSOll  "~    ~*0  \  ' W. Bail of Edmonton is in Cranbrook purchasingv horses.* He wants  200 bf them.       - ,  A bell and belfry has been added to  the equipment"*" bf Biairmore Presbyterian-church.-     . .���������        ���������  unnaturally large.  operating  The American  hotel at Rossland is  an auto bus  between  the  ,i_& depot. "  The C.P������R. did a bigger business in  Trail this June'than it did^the same  month a year ago.  At Frank over $900 has already-been  raised to buy a machine gun for the  Can. <K������.ir soldiers in-France.  '.  the  it you prefer to swat the tiy we nave  Seout Fly Swatter >  JACKSON'S TEAS the best value in Creston  FRANK  GENE  H. JACKSON  CRESTON  RAIi MERCHANT  Oreston  (lowndi  an acre.  _* OX        XKXXX  ''information  application  should be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior/'Ottawa,  or to any_- agent or Sub-Agent of  Dominion ___tk;s.  W. W. CORY, Deputy Minister of  the Interior. ^  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of this  advertisement will not be paid for.  Water Netice  The male may be a yearling or older,  neither overgrown nor dwarfed, bi-ook school has  Strength, health and vigor, with Avell  proportioned medium size are the main  points of excellence. Avoid close  breeding, New blood is of gieat importance. Procure a male in the fail  so as to be sure of his health and vigor  before the breeding season.  principal   of  Cran-  _ssi������_t6_. and -will cro  ranching' at Fruitvale, B. C.  Golden's football team has gone out  of business  owing to six  of the * best  _1 -u__.  pi__ CIO _.������,  ving gene to the war.  ALICE SIDING  jVii-s. XiOTig of Pineher Creek  here  for a  Take notice that Samuel A, Speersi  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 Lot  8__.   The water will be diverted from  the stream at a points about.where  Glaser Greek.crossesthe south lino of  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 008a.  This notice-was posted on the ground  on the 10th day of June 1015.     A copy  of this notice and an. application pursuant thereto and to the Water Act,  1011, will bo filed in the office of the  Water Recorder at Nelson. -Objection  to tne application may bo filed with  tho said Water Recorder or with the  Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament, Buildings, Victoria, B.C., within thirty days niter the first appearance of. this no.tico in a local newspaper.   The date of the flrHt. -publication of this notice ih Juno 26? 1015.  8, A. SPEERS, Applicant.  Water Notice  DIVMIfcBION AND USM  on a visit to Mrs. W. A. Pease  few weeks.  Pasture getting thin on -the higher  lands all the cattle feeding on the hills  were brought down to the flats early  in the week.  Albert Stewart pulled out bh.Mon-  day for the pi-air*ies to be~"on- hand in  good time for the haryest "rush. He  was ticketed to Macleod.  Take notice that Frank Burn-Oallan-  dor, whoso postolllvo address is Box 77,  Oreatoln, B.C., will apply for a license  to take and uso twenty acie foot of  water out of King Creek, which flows  northwosterly, and drains into Glaser  t.iwMik on Block 10 of Lot 802.   The  ���������water will ho diverted from tho stream  at a point about 2T>0 feet west from tho  centre lino of Block 2_, and 200 feet  north from tho southlineof said block,  anil will bis u���������cit for u-nuulum ami  domestic purposes upon the land described as the west half of Block 2i,Lot  802. This notice wa_ posted on the  ground on tho 18th day of Juno, 1015,  A copy of thin notice and an appllcii-  tion purouant thereto and to tho Water  AcLlOIl, will bo filed in the office of  tho Water Recorder at Nelson. Oblno  tions to the application may bo filed  with the said water recorder, or with  .. Ihe (Jonitiollor of Water Jttigutu, i-ai-  I lament Muildinp-n, Viotorln, B.C,  within thirty daym after the lii-tit  appearance of this notice in a local  nawi-ipapcr. The date of the flrHt  onhlleaflon of thin notice Ih Juno 25th,  lnU>.    JVliAMIV J._U������UN-0.*!U_iw.ai*i4.>i_iii,  J\l>l>>l^<ll.l..  Dr. Wells of Victoria, a former resident here, who is en route to the Old  Country for army hospital work,  spent Sunday with A. J. Collis. .  Clarence Pease, who came home  from Princeton about three-months  ago, left on Tuesday for Bear Lake,  east of Revelstoke, where he has  landed a job.  Strawberry picking is practically  finished and now all available help is  busy on the,raspberries.' - The yield of  strawberries was easily 25 per cent,  better than at first estimated.  There wV-baolutely no ���������tir in school  matters and from present appearances  Messrs.' McMurtrie und Lowenbevg  Will bo re-elected to their former  positions of trustee and auditor,  Mrs. J. II. Webster and children  arrived on Saturday from Wotaskl-  win, Alberta, to join Mr. Webster,  who purchased and took possession of  tho Walter Corbett ranch about throo  monthn ago.f  Jack Smith was heard from about  tho end of last week. Ho is still tn tho  thick of the trench fighting and ho far  without mishap, though the enemy's  dugouts at somo points aro but twenty  *yard_ away.  Roid & Mather's strawberry crop Ih  the surprise of tho season. Originally  eutimat ed at 400 orates thoy found on  July 1st thoy had picked closo to 500,  and almost another 100 <irato������ wore  Htill to ripen,  ' Mr. and Mrs. E. Uutterlleld and Mr.  <i**.l ?*?vm. TmI-,11 .ToltMHiin nf Duck  Ciook wero Sunday visitor* hero. The  latter had a U*.(,Ut from their non,John  with tho Third Contingent, announcing thoir aniyal  at Montreal, with  ������ ....... ,1s ,',.,..���������,������������������ I*.     ���������m;tt\r, n,r.(\    ni     lVUVV ������(,(������������.  rf   ���������>l������1.-v< nl.ii'.ii .iHavw fix* v. rtV.  Fernie is having a patriotic summer  ear-nival on July 21st. The mines will  close for half a day for the event.  - Pantages vaudeville has dropped  Fernie from its calling list, the returns  hot having been sufficiently lucrative.  Shipments cf fence posts, piling and  telegraph poles from Ymir are the  heaviest jn the history of the district,  Bellvue Methodists spent $272 in  renovating their church and still  finished the  year square at the bank.  On Saturday the public market at  Nelson had the biggest and best day's  business since.startihg eight months  ago.  Quite a. number of Cranbrook Italians are leaving on Saturday to rejoin the colors in the war against Austrians.  ���������__ _ __ _ 1   ������  no iei t  ���������������      ������rvTi  MVXXX  i������s"l^_  j Hotel of the \  tne  m#������-n  I   _  JFruit  obit  no   inista.l_.������  wnen you get off the train  if you sign the register at  Creston Hotel.      Travelling   -0.111  substantiate  this.    We  study  the comfort of our guests.  The rooms are wel  a manner up-to-date.  e i _i j  1U1UJ3UCU  XIX  -___  sjp<      %Ji*t   quests I  Call   e4gain  Headquarters ior Ivliniug Men,, <||  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists ������&  and Commercials. fift  /������������������������������������.���������: B. Moran  Kaslo cherry crop will bo vory light  here this season, there having been a  serious dropping of the fruit" before it  ripened.  The patriotic fund is now looking  after ten families in the Kaslo district  all dependents ' of soldiers who have  answered the Empire's call.    ,  A way freight and through freight  came together in a head on collision at  Michel on Thursday.:- No lives wore  lost oe both crows .lumped iii time.  James Williamson, of thei Arlington  hotol at Trail has chickens on his  ranch hatched out early this year,  which have already commenced to lay.  Wm. Cooper of Fornio whilst out  shooting gophers with a small calibre  rifle, missod the gopher and wounded  Mr������. Philllpn, who wuh out walking at  the timo.  A. Klockman of Port Hill is oxpoct-  ing two more cataplllar engines tho  latter part of thin week to ubo in hauling ore to this placo from tlio Continental mine.  RomuIiuhI Minor:���������Ono ot the Montenegrins, loavlng for active sorvico on  Saturday morning wan arranged in  tho Police Court by a local buslnoriH  man for debt. Mayor Willson paid  tho man'H indebted noun and the prisoner wnn allowed to go.  Fornio Frow Protiu:���������Five men of tho  Tilth, who were refused In the final  test at Vernon, i������n,uiiicii m������ nuniiMm  Monday, vl/..: D. Cody, had eyi-_;  Quiiin, bad i-yc'j; Flfshor, lheumnth'ni*  Bliikomoro, a wook ankle; and a Huh-  Hlan who hnd part of a thumb amputat-  I ed and could not iiom a i-iih-.  THE CANADIAN B ANK  OF COMMERCE  IIW-l ��������������������������� ii ummmmm^mmmmmmtm  Sm EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.,LL.������������]tt.C.I-,Pre_Saent  ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager        '   JOHN AIRD, Asa't General Moniker  CAPITAL, SI 5,000,000     RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000  a ..;,., FARMERSr-BUSINESS y  The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every  facility for the transaction of their banking business, including  the discount and collection of sales notes. Blank sales notes  are supplied free of charge on application. 826  C. G. BENNETT  Manager Creston Branch  Transfer, Liverv and Feed Stables I  ; &  i  Shipment of McT_.a.tK-in Sleighs and Cutters on Hand g  |                             TEAM   SLEIGHS I  |      Harness, Single and Double and Supplies on Hand  j                 Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness g  ! SleiRhs and Cutters                        COAL FOR SALE ft  H.S. McCreath  *   I. houu (>0  9r\  B D    \mf Km? w       ^  airdar ATCtitio Hoi 14 ty  ;" * ���������"-.���������* ww^4*'*in**^*������������**'*^'^'a*tt-_'tt*'^  l".|'"������"" *llllllllliillllllli.l_l_MihilMtuJiMa_____ll_M_____  ���������_-____���������____��������� {THE -llEYXBW, CK&STON, B. C_  ��������� ASr  A Field Crop Competitions  A buiieiiii recently iasuuu from the  office of the seed commissioner of the  Dominion department of agriculture  bears testimony to the great value of  the field cron competitions and the  seed t'uivs, as agencies for encouraging the growing of better crops unci  the furnishing of better seed for our  farmers.  "Twenty-live per cent'of tha farmers visited by u commission recently  ��������� inquiring into .conditions affecting  seed and grain growing, purchased  then- seed- -either from their neighbors or from dealers. Tlio seed. .so..pur-,  ���������chased is commonly traced back to a  prize w'iiintii!* field iu a crop competition or a prize, .winning sample at a  seed fair. Marquis wheat andO.AC-  No. 21 barley are notable "illustrations  of improved varieties now thus being  disseminated."  ^"?^S_y^. A^As^r jl ___���������**.���������.__   ___i*^and  catarrhal   PeVW.  Sur������ euro and positive preventive, no matter how hot-sea  at any age arc infected or "exposed." l.iqutd,*gly.n on tha  tongue, acts on tha Blood and Glands, expels trie poisonous  germs from the body. Cures Distemper In Bogs and Sheee  and Cholera In Poultry. L.a.gest selling- live stock remedy.  Cures I^a Grippe anion-, human beings and Is a fine .Kidney  remedy.   Cut thin out.    Keep It. Show It to your druggist.  who -will set It for you. Free'Booklet. "Distemper. Causes  and    Cures."      DISTj    '**       "* " * ' "  DRUGGIS'XS.  A LL.      WHOLES A L _1  3POHN   MEDICAL    CO..   Chemists  and   BacterloloelatB.  GOSKF*.  INX>..  U.S.A.  No Sale for Bar Fittings  ������       Botha's Work    The Union government has   loyally  -������������������---,- '"''! performed its part of the work, and  Mot    Sufficient    Demand to Warrant ; t\ie operations -agaii.st German South-  Coras cause much., suffering, but  ���������Hollow-ay's Corn. Cure offers a speedy,  sure and satisfactory relief.  Overcharged  In a: western town the'attorney for  the gas company was'making a popular -address...        ���������  "Think of the good the gas company lias done!" he cried. "If I were  permitted a pun, I would say, in the  words of the immortal poet, 'Honor  the Light Brigade!'"  Whereupon a shrill voice eatae  from the rear, "Oh, what a charge  they made!"  Continuance  of Making  rhen**        ; west Africa are a success.   As General  Three of the plants of the Brims-'  wlck-Balke-Collender company at  Chicago, Loag Island and San. Francisco, which manufactured bar fixtures exclusively, have been closed.  Tbe plant at Dubuque. Iowa, has been  riirno  ! Botha  said *_.   his   address    to     his  troops, the capture of Windhoek is of  the utmost importance to the empire  and the liniou. of South Africa. The  dispossession of Germany removes a  constant source of bail influence and  . ^. _._<������* Jn.r. a "far-ten? for the manu- danger to the Union. With German  facture ot"talking machine cabinets | Southwest Atrica oro.ugnt unuer .he  and piano cases. British flag, there will be nothing to  More than 3,500 employees of the   hinder the  peaceful   development  of  have    *osi    their nositions ! the great British dominion of whose  company  through  named.  K. A. Davenport,   secretary   of the :  company,  has  sent a lette -    to    all  branches    throughout    the    couatr;  whicli says:  - of   tu'a   "'������**" l< government General Botha is the head.  r'*-"~ i ���������Toronto Mail and Empire.  ie : ������������������ ��������� .  5!! First Long Step  "We have  discontinued  the  manu- \   TOW&FCIS R������COV6rV  factnre of stock bar fixtures for the ;     ***" *** ^^ A**>v,v ��������� vij  reason that there is not now suDtiuieai! ������������������������������������  demand.    We are convinced that the j IS TO   FIND   IF  YOUR SYMPTOMS  future of the liquor business will be I        ARE   OF   KIDNEY   DISEASE  It**. c3.fes and hotels-.*' i _  Sickening  - Some time ago little Willie rambled  into the house, threw his soldier's helmet into the corner, and began looking over a bopk-  Thls was unusual for Willie, and  his mother began to investigate.  "What have you come into the  house, for, Willie?" she asked. "You  haven't qua. ailed with George Brown,  have you?" '. y  "No, mother," answered Willie, "but  I'm not going to play war with him  any more."  "Why not?" queried mother, "what  ��������� lias he been doing?"  ���������-'It's just this way," explained  Willie, "when we play war I'm Germany and he's Britain, and if I don't  let him lick me every time he says  I'm not patriotic."���������Pearson's Weekly.  Ask for Minard's and take no other.  ftisriOYi    ATt*   T1s_v*������Ti-i  ���������������*-*     r*-..t__4...     i -  ��������� ������������������ *  . ��������� * I\blU WMfl^ mmt^i  CONTAINS II^M^I  I. A    -.-..:��������� I Bf������S^*;'^r*i*,T--Triy*:|H  1 l^W. |(a^������iumcwM*ctfUK*^n  ���������      ��������� H _-_-_���������������__.   ton__*__._ imf.    ___������03  port said:  "We do not believe that the salooa  ig *inf;nigiii ^ut conditions liave chan������--  ed. Many saloons have gone out bf  business as various places voted dry;  others have been f irced to quit because of population restrictions."  -rj,:s__-rhen ' ���������  -A. i    i   i __   aiex.  Dragged     Down    by  Asthma.^  -Tli  man or woman who is continually  subject to asthma is unfitted for -his  or her life's work. Strength departs  and energy is taken away until life  becomes a dreary existence. And yet  this is needless. Dr. J. D. Kellogg's  Asthma nenieuy has brought a greit  change to an army of sufferer-.. It  relieves the restricted air tubes and  guards against future trouble. Try  It.  A young man who was "a good investigator, but who seemed to be devoid of common sense, was under examination in the study of medicine,  and was asked:  "What should you regard as the  most unfailing premonitory sign of  death iu any serious case?"  The student meditated thoughtfully  for a moment, and answered:  "The arrival of the attending physician."  -     She   Used  Dodd's  Kidney  Pills  and Was Cured  "Upper Bouctouche, Kent Co., N.B.  (Special)���������Miss - Genevieve Basta-  rache, an estimable iady living near  here, is telling her friends of the  benefit she has received from Dodd's  Kidney Pills.  "I am indeed happy to be able to  state that 1 have been cured of Kidney Disease by Dodd's Kidney Pills,"  Miss Bastarache says" in an interview.  **I was often so feeble I could not  work. My sleep was broken and un-  refreshing, I had headaches and  cramps in the. muscles.  "I 'suffered from Rheumatism and  Backache and was always tired and  nervous.  "I was in this miserable condition  when I decided to t-*y Dodd's Kidney  Pills and I had not taken two boxes  till I felt better and three boxes cured  me."  Miss Bastarachc madj a long step  towards recovery when she discovered that her symptoms were of Kidney  Disease. She then had only to use  the old reliable Kidney remedy,  Dodd's Kid.iey Pilld, to find *a cure.  She did it and was cured. Are your  symptoms those of Kidney Disease?  j *~* *-,y 'T1   i<5S__-0-?sj3OA_S������l>  Wonderful Shot  Private Ananias certainly was a  good shot, and Ahis adventures in German Southwest Africa had apparently  been of a nature to put those of  Munchausen, Gulliver, and Bill  Adams in the shade.  "Yes," he said to a circle of young  soldiers, who were under orders for  Catsh Bay, "I was in a bit of a hole  up there1 once.; There were two German snipers at me, and I had only one  bullet left. -They were a good bit  apart, top^ so I couldn't work round to  get them in line. And if I shot one  the other would get me sure. I tell  you boys these things make you think  quick. . What did I do? Well, my  Knowledge of mathematies saved me.  I got behind a stone worked out a  few calculations and angles von a  scrap of paper, stuck up my bayonet  in the sands 'with the edge towards  me, took careful aim at it, and let her  go. And, boys, the plan worked; for  the bullet was split clean in half, and  one bit killed the ..German oa, tW  right, and the other bit blotted out  the blighter on the left.. Another time  T    ���������.-_;_ " ������������������������������������ r-~  5     But his audience had fled.  The Entomologies! Society of Ontario  The forty--fifth annual report of the  Entomological Society has just been  issued; by the Ontario" department of  agriculture, Toronto. The president's  address is a valuable contribution tc  the history of applied entomology in  Canada, by provinces: The insects of  the year (1914), both in-Ontario and  Quebec, are described by several observers, and valuable suggestions are  given as to their control. Amottg the  other practical papers presented are  those dealing with "The Army vvorm  in 1914," '-Experiments With Poisoned Bait for Locust Control," "Ah Im-  poTtedri;-^ed.A-'Spider';.;Attacki_Lg-:;.-F-Tiit.'  Trees," "a,n_i a'*Control of Forest and  Shade Tree: Insects of A the''Farm."  The mbre - purely literary contributions comprise a very discerning biographical sketch of, the celebrated  French entomologist, Jean Henri  Fabre, and a chatty article on "Mountains and Hills." The Entomological  Record for the year-is, as usual; most  complete and informing. The many illustrations are are valuable feature o*  the report, a copy of which will be  sent to any entomologist upon application to' the department.  r ^:* *���������>���������*���������<*������������������-'  E3E5B__HME������__H_-Bi-*MI\%**m\mmm%mm\���������_-^_Hn__-_H_-_KBf������Q  [Three Boxes Cured  His Rheumatism.  Itcost Mr. Moore's father just $1.50  to be cured of chronic Rheumatism  from which he had suffered for  years. Just three boxes of GIN  PII.LS nt 00c a box, completely  I cured him and to-day he has not a  I sign of.l-heuraalisui.  j*9*** ** "TBP%.* ______  --  _   _5_      __r-"���������   mm   mm     M    17 tS H   II   i?*ft   _  1 IA    HI Jm%.JSn..*m    mum,'-   .������._���������__. jw. ������-y    M  ^t*Jp rOH THB JL KIDNEYS  Newburff, Ont. April SOtli.  "My father Ii.ik been tronblrj wiili Klitu-  iDatis.iu lor u number of yearn, havioe tried  twotUvten. .-nut jj_nintf no relief. lie was  (inully ndvispil by u friend lo try Gin Pills.  Id: purrfiafi.d.a Itox und after tukinij* tlicnt  | for a week, f<Vuntl lliut lliry pave him relief.  He then pun-liasrd three more boxes which  *vere Ihe mr.-mii of em inp him. He in now a  Nlrniii^ intin in (;oml licjiili able to ntteiul to  hik (hiily work.   l'"or thiM|������ivat change, all  illic credit ia iloc lo C'.iu 1'iiU."---  AU*:x.������MOoui*:.  I livery box of Gia IJiii_ iflnohi with  our poaitivt-. pfiwranlce of .utlefac-  tion or moiH-y fcrxU.  ���������..in I nin an- -.ii_uc in ..in.uU". 'lour  ileiiler hn������ thrin���������fiili*, u \t���������x, (I Air $2,l*i0.  Si������lil in U.S. inulrr the iiumu "I'llNO" 1'ilU,  il'ri^l treatment lri*e it yon write National  On'ir He Chemical Co. of Canada, Limlle.1,  CuiwuU>. CC^i  When It Rains One Inch  Very few persons���������even those who  are well informed on most matters  ���������know how much an inch of rain is.  The average man or woman probably has an idea that au Inch of  rain is a mere trifle on nature's part.  This is entirely wrong, in reality it  is a good big rainfall moro than  fulls in most places in an average  weelc  A rainfall of one inch means literally that the amount of water descending in a particular shower would  cover, the' surrounding territory to a  depth cf or.e inch, prnvUUng it did  not run away or soak Into tho  ground.  An inch of ruin coming down on a  single acre of land would fill more  than COO barrels of forty-ilvo gallons capacity each. Thlfl amount of  water would weigh more than 110  tons or nearly a quartoi' of a million pounds.���������-Tit-Bits.  Angiing, Ancient and SrScdsm  "V'Mest'of the fish that abound in the  Sea of Galilee n-.wadays, as they did  2.000 years ago, are a species of  bream and chub. A canning factory, I.  am told, is now in process of erection  on the shore not far from Capernaum.  These fish were formerly taken almost wholly in nets, though fish  hooks seem to have been known and  used more or less throughout the east  from very early times. Wilkinson  tells us that angling was a favorite  pursuit of the wealthy in Egypt, as  well as of the poor wlio could not afford a net. Something like our modern weirs were also in vogue, but in  Gennesaret. they wore expressly forbidden by law in Bible times. Fly fishing was unknown until a comparatively recent period.  George Bernard Shaw was invited  by a friend one night to hear a string  quarette from Italy. Expecting a treat,  he accepted the invitation. Throughout the programme he sat with a  stony look on his face.  The friend, to draw a litth** praise  from him, said: "Mr. Shaw, those  men -have been playing together for  twelve years."  "Twelve years?" said the other, in  an-incredulous voice. "Surely we've  been here longer than that."  CLEAR-HEADED  Head   Bookkeeper   Must   be Reliable  The chief bookkeeper id a largo business houso Iii one of the Western  cities speaks of tho harm ten mid coffee did for him:  "My wife and I drunk our first cup  of Postum*'a little ovor two years ago,  nnd we have used it ever since, to the  entire exclusion of ten nnd coffee. It  happened in thlB way.  "1   had  nn  attack    of  pneumonia,  whicli loft mo with dyspepsia, or nou-  lurgla  of the stomach.    My  'cup of  cheer'  had always heen  tea or coffee, but 1 becumo conviuced, after a  time, that they aggravated my Btom-  i uch trouble.    I happened to mention  J tho matter to my grocer one day and  Most Infanta nro infested hy worm-i,   i,c  nuggested  that I give Postum a  which    cuiiKu great buffbrliig,  and  If   trial  not  promptly  dealt with  may <;uuho      "Next day It came, and we liked it  so much that wo will never change  back; for I am a woll man today and  have used no medicine.  "My work ns chief hnolclcnnpor In  our t'ompany'B branch house here is  of a very con fining nature. During my  toa and coffoo drinking days 1 was  Hubj-i.l. to iicrvousncan nnd the 'bluef*'  In add!lion to my r-V1' ^.'���������Hq Th**������������������������������*���������  have loft mo since 1 began using  Poatum and I can _oii_eUMit.lou_ly re-  comtm'tid It to thoso whose work con-  lliiea them to long hours of severe  montal exertion."  Nunit' glvon by Canadian Poatum  Co... Wimhior. Out. Head "The Uoad  to Wi'llvllt.," in plv������H.  Pmilum  toauui  la two forma:  Postum Cftr������al    tho original form���������  ���������.'MV'I    _"   "'"ll   l^otlnil    1 ui,  Tim)   .fir  O'lck-  ,Uf*,OH.  irittant   Po_t_m    u   _olubl'**   powdi't*  dlaaolvt'.i   qulidtly   in   a   <'iip   nf   hot  wuli-r,   aud,   with   cream   and   nup-iii*.  inaKt-ti u (li.*lltU>iit, licvi:i';i';i.' Instantly.  Minard's Liniment Co., Ltd.  - Gents,���������-I have used your Minard's Liniment in my family an'I  also in my stable.; for years and  consider it the .. best medicine oV  tainable." .      '     ' ;;������������������ U.'  Tours truly,  ALFRED  ROCHAV,   _'  Proprietor   Roxton   Pond   Hotel   and  Livery Stables.  Came Back to Fight  Once a Canadian, always a Canadian. The Canadian casualty lists  from the battle of Langemarck contain the names of many residents of  the United States. The number is too  large to be attributed to the presence of American soldiera of fortune  in the ranks of the Canadians. "While  no doubt some of those reported  among the killed and wounded whose  addresses are genuine are American  citizens who enlisted out of sympathy  for the cause of the allies, the greatest majority are Canadians or sons of  Canadians  who  for  various  reasons  From the After Effects of  Pneumonia Followed by  Diphtheria  Frequently the   after'effects   of ill*  ��������� ness: are   more serious than the original   trouble.   This was the case with  Mrs".    James B. MohvyMutaua, Sask.  Mrs-   Moir says:     *'Some. yeai^,  ago,  while    we wers still living in; Nova  Scotia, I was taken down with a severe attack of pneumonia. I had sufficiently ' recovered to be around, but  had not been able to go out when 1  was attacked-' with diphtheria. In my  weakened: state it took a terrible hold  on me,  and  neither my friends nor  " neighbors thought I would recover. I  did, however, pull through, but was a  physical wreck.    The muscles of my  throat were paralyzerQ7l50Nthat even a  sup of water would' flow b&ck through  my   nostrils,   unless   they were held  closed.   My voice w&s aliacst;  insud-  ble  and my eyes  so badly effected  that I feared I waa gcinj to lose my  eyesight. : I could only walk with assistance and it looked as    thoujgh    I  would be a helpless cripple.   Medicine  after medicine was used,   but did not  Iielp me.    Then a neighbor advisetjk  Dr.    William,'    Pink Pills.    I begjfn  I taking them but had the utmost difficulty in swallowing them owing to  the condition of. my thrbiat. However,  after a couple of boxes had been used  I found it easier, to take them, which  was a sign they were helping rae,  and I felt greatly cheered. I do not  know how many boxes I took; but I  continued their use until I was as well  as ever, much to the surprise of all  who knew me, as all thought I could  not get better. Since then I have several times taken the-Pills when run  doWn and have always been greatly  benefited by them."  For the after effects of fevers and  all wasting diseases there is no medicine can equal Dr. Williams1 Pink  Pills. They enrich the blood, build up  tho nerves, restore the appetite and  bring back complete health "'and  strength.   Sold by all medicine deal-  have been living in the republlc.���������Ot-1 erg or by mall at������0 cents a box or six  tawa Free Pr.eBS. I boxes., for   $2.50    from The Dr. WU-  Less Particular  A lady bewailed the loss of a  somewhat ill-bred but extremely  wealthy neighbor who had boefl very  liberal tb her country charities.  "Mr. X Ib dead," said she.   "Ho  was so good and kind and helpful to  mo In all sorts of ways. Ho was so  vulgar, poor, dear follow, wo could  not know him in towui, but wo shall  meet in heaven."  "What are tho two Boxes, Alec?"  asked the teacher.  "Masculine and feline," answered  Aloe.  $2.  Hams' Medicine Co., Brockvllle, Out-  May I ask the cause of all this ex������  cltementV said the stranger In tho llttlo village.  Certainly, replied tho countryman.  We're celobratlng the birthday of the  oldest Inhubitnnt, sir.. She's a hundred and one today.  Indeed. And may I ask who is that  llttlo man with the droadfu!ly sad  countenance walking by the old lady's  Hide?  Oh, that's the old lady's son-in-law,  sir.    He's heon keeping up tho puy-  'mohts on her llfo Insurance policy for  the last thirty yoara. _���������  constitutional weaknesses tlitficuit to  remedy. Miller's Worm Powders will  clear tho utomacl. and bowels oC  wunuM -and ViiU _u act upon the r;ya-  tom that there will be no recurrence  of the trouble. And not. only this,  hut they will ropal. the Injuries to  tlu-. ui^.u'i.-. that wornia cauac and rc-  _ 1 ������������������ -. c   1 Vi ���������:��������� rn \ o ',-1 ������������������ *, i v. d ru* _ ���������.-���������..  Comfortirirj Thought  A nilhulon worktr telle, how shock-  (til alio waa to oncnuntoi' thla bit of  <-y������il**iHin iu the* HluniK. The conver-  Hiition waa hotw-'cn two women whoae  marital 11 ���������**������> luid not, liccn pariit-ulai'ly  fcllcKloui*.  "Well," mild out' ol thirin, "of tuiurai.'  wc ho:-, our troiihlc wlt.li all of 'cm.  V,A, YY. .,;.;; :.:!.. fc.r* iv.'- r.'.vuv*. hw,:  hand --hc-'u licttcr than my tlrnt, ii<������'u  U., J..!! .:-,-, :;,;;>!; !!;:;t pra?-ti;-;;ity :;>\ \  i.iiii   I  hi.:,  I'm*  inyi-.i'lf."  Kcfip     Minard'n    Liniinent    in     Hits  Tivitching of the Nerves  ��������� Broken-down' System  Now Entirely Cured���������Never Used Any Medicine With  c,���������jl ������_-x_ ... ry^ chase's Ner-  tJitiCii   iJeriOnt  SLB ^~       lC^-s.J  V \i    *   mj**jl\jx.  Headuchoa, Blcoplcaancaa and ner-  voiiHiioiHs arc often very dlHagrooablo,  but win-u yuiu ncivou.j aycjtcra ������*ct-*!  liii I* iJiicVi a. condition that the  norven twitch and  jorlc, and you havo  -nt-t-ullui* liurvouii  ti.naatlonu como  ov������r you thorn I*  caunn for crav������  txl arm.  10 v-ryhody  drcndti tho thought  ot     parnlynlB      or  ii....>..nji  Nothtin;   la*worn_.   w"^  to look forward tn-WtS.   M'KIQTiTj/vn.  tlnur. Uftlplcaanoaa. Bomctlniro It In  liftlplonaneoB ot body, and at othor  tliiic.-j Jhft mls.3 is txStcLtcA, which Id  fur worm*.  W* N. U. 10_7  IUII     I Vr  Jlli't   ai'ilUU'Ml   it  i iiuiinncu  carpot n*Ai'cpi*r und  talliiii|������; nuvrlilno.  I>������iI    Married   it, ch:  lw  mill  r.n,.  Hn������i  lu.tli   idud.i   uro   equally   iIoiioiouh |     Th0  writor  of  this  lMtor  did   not  llll      Vl-.tL      illllllK      lilt        ������������������.,.,,      .....       v..,,. |   MU.V,      WUUI,    ll#    IU)ll.U,     oi.i.    ������,,, UlUn.i.v>'.>  llwii'a tt lltMti'on ' for Poatum. I b������'i:an th������  ^^������^  of lir.  Olmnc'n N^rv������  - ,-'*.l,i   j)y   c'.rocero.     ' JTood In tlmo to head off dancer, and  wrlten that oho was entirely cured ot  tho old trouble. Tho lawt paragraph  iiioves that the cure wnn lnatln^.  Mr::. .Tdhu MoTv.ll.-.r, 11. T!arton  Htreot oaat, Hamilton, Ont., writes:���������  "l wiih Injured aoino yesiru ujfo, and  that lnft mo with a broken-down ner-  voua ayatem. I could not nlcop, and  miffored from twll-������hlnjr of tbn n������rvi*!������  and dlnacrc������abl������ tiflrvouw uonnntlonw.  ���������  "1 then bo_*an UfilnR" T)r. Chand'H  Ncrvo Food, and enn nay that 1 never  ,u.������icrt any medlelnn that did me no  much Rood; in fact, I am *inMr_ly  ourftd of my old troubl.. The Ncrvs  Iuvu titj'i. X...J ii'.'. C;'.;;!.-._i'.r,!_ tli",  norvon, but al_o built up my i-;y������'.cm  In  f-vr-ry wny."  Undor moro r'oront dftte Mrft.  Molvnllar wrltoB contirmliiK hor our������,  und iiluUui that idic ii.a.1. had lr.r*ulr!c*i  from mnnv n. en!*** who had heard of  tho irr.at  benotitn nhu  obtuiuuu iroiu  Dr. (.hnii������'n Ncrvo Food, COn a box,  a for S3.CO.    At all dealera,  ___3__i  ^^,nrvri-^m^^������^. ������__���������������__ REVIEW, CKESTONp B. ���������L  i  ///  DUH1HIW  !ange ox Big Guns  S~ a 5T _n_ = SS'Sg      BTSi Ef* ^ H       ������-_*. BB 1  TISH TR AnmnNs-lF!  AN   AMERICAN  WRITER  PAYS   A   FINE   TRIBUTE  Will Irwin Tells of the  Heroic  Conduct of the   Raw Canadian  Troops,   and  of the Fortunes of War which Brought  Them a Sunreme Test of Valor  Writing in the  New York Tribune * They  ..a.--     Tur-T-  from  Northern  France,  Will    Irwin,  who has won an international reputation for his work in the present war,  speaks of the heroism that has marked many incidents, and has  this to  eay of the Canadians at Langemarck*.  Finally,  there are    the Canadians.  Since  the  affair    which    the  United  States calls the war of 1812, Canada  has known no war,    save minor engagements with red Indians and the  war against nature. The rest has been  peace and    naticn building and prosperity. Now, the Canadian contingent  was scarcely upon the line before they  behaved heroically at Hill 60. A fortnight later ,and while they still ranked as "raw troops,"    the fortunes of  war   brought   them a supreme test of  valor.    The poisonous cloud of noxi-  our gas   had driven back the French  to their left- Their line was "dangling  la  the .air."    They  were  bombarded  in front,    they were    enfiladed, they  *?ere bombarded from   the rear, they  w_re shrouded in poison fumes. They  held   on,   they   even   advanced;   they  did the impossible by rescuing their  guns.    And they stuck until  ordered  back to join up the new line.  With them, as with the others, no  military decorations can possibly reward all the deeds of valor.- There is  the boy I saw going under the X-ray.  His hands were in bags; . they had  been shot through. His leg was in a  splint; the bone was shattered. He  was going to be "X-rayed," however,  that the surgeons mighV find exactly  what had happened to a splintered  skull. He managed to tell the at-'  tendants that he had' received his  "crack on the head" last of, all, and  that B-S.chine gun fire'at close range  "��������� jjfl'.-i.   .. ���������-.'���������'* .  .--*%��������� a v������     _. v������ .   .  Wha.t a story underlies that statement! Shot in one hand���������he kept oh.  Shot in the other���������he kept on. His  leg shattered���������he kept on, until he  'tell unc_r_-cic_s from the "crack on  the head."  AThen there were the- five men in a  eertain Canadian company���������and the  unrecorded    rest    of    that company.  they started to secure their position.  Along came a 'surprisingly heavy  eounter-attack. But they held and  held and held, until, when the recall  sounded, only five men leaped up and  ran back to the retired trenches���������  and two of them were wounded. Was  Balakalava finer than this? Vet it is  lost among the mighty ueeds of this  war.  The men who did all this were raw  troops, judged by the old standards,  and they came from a Dominion  which has been at. peace for a century. It is no good to say that they  were "backwoodsmen" and therefore  accustomed to something resembling  war. Some of them, it is true, were  wheat farmers of the Saskatchewan,  miners of the Klondike, or voyagers  of the great rivers. Further, not 'a  few were native-born citizens of the  untamed western. United States. But  as many or more left desks in Montreal, Ottawa or Vancouver to go to  war.  When war is forced upon a nation,  as 'it. has been forced upon the more  civilized nations  of western  Europe,  it is,   of   course,    necessary to fight  back.   It    is  especially necessary in  this case, if you believe in maintaining  a blood-bought  democracy.    But  let us be honest,    even in the midst  of the struggle.    Peace    has brought  to Europe, not decadence,    but such  manly fibre as the world never knew  before.    _*erhaps  this  has  happened  because the "men of manly fibre have  had a chance under peace to live and  breed their kind.    One suspects that  just   to   live    well in this complex,  modern world���������to  be  deaf    to siren  songs, to be calm in adversity to keep  working, to endure bereavement and  disappointment,   to,:. break untrodden  ways through the wilderness    of in-:  dustry, commerce    and science���������that'  all this breeds enough of manly fibre.  After this war let no w*orshipper of  bleeding god- put is his sermene of  valor the statement that peace breeds  degeneracy.    It    is not peace which  does this, it is too __uo_. r~a_. ���������-,:  ���������rug Q*^er *"* Score of Miles Now an  Accomplished Fact  ( - The French estimate of the distance from which tne Germans dropped shells in Dunkirk is 23% miles.  Fire at such a range has long been  a topic of popular interest as a possibility.   It is now a fact.  Traveling swifter than a rifle ball,  a shot fired at such a ra.ige is nearly  two minutes on its way. At 45 degrees elevation it rises more than  two miles above the loftiest mountain,  higher than man can mount in a balloon and live, before it begins to descend-  , The fire that wrecked the Antwerp  forts was delivered with much more  accurate aim, all. ost vertical, at fairly short range. The great guns of warships cannot be .elevated more than 15  degrees. This is one reason why tha  allies landed armies at the Dardanelles. - Plunging fire from batteries  at closer range should be more effective against Turkish forts than the  big guns of the Queen Elizabeth. No*  warship could shell New York from a  distance at sea equaling the range of  land artillery.  It is hard to hit a small mark at  half a mile . nd harder to hit a hi"  one at twenty miles. The Germans  are probably satisfied, without, having  accomplished a military object, with  the moral effect of their feat���������and  there is always a chance that a great  shell may hit a vital spot. Our army  experts say that a range of thirty raihes  is possible with present day ordnance. Thus Constantinople might  be bombarded Srom the shore of the  Black Sea, Trieste from Italian soil.  Seuta from Gibraltar, Sardinia from  Corsica, Dover from Caalis. This is  why the German shots at Dunkirk  were heard round the world.���������New  York World-r  <r\*n nnvvir* inr������ff-_^#_?am _*k_rB J_T-5S*"SS*-i\*._r_._f__ti-r fulfil  iHE-emusur i_g������_ym_i__imL  WHY   THE   LIQUOR   PROPOSALS   WERE  *ijjrv*n'Tr'inr,i  M*u_.ir ____.-'  Reason of the   Limitation  of   Lloyd   (Jeorge's   Drastic   Liquor  Proposals is Stated to be not Altogether  on Account  of the Organized Strength of the Trade  and idleness in the sort  Encourage Seed Growing  It is not the organized strength of  the trade m ifingiand that has torced  Lloyd George to so greatly modify his  proposals for dealing with the liquor  problem, but the settled habits of the  British people themselves, and particularly of the working- classes, who are  most affected.    It  is  true  that    the  brewers, distillers and bottlers of the  British Isles  form a  combination^ of  tremendous  strength, that they have  members of    parliament - and    in the  house of lords,  and that millions of  people, directly or indirectly, depend  upon them for employment and support.    But    if    the   average  British  workingman had' been in favor of the  total   closing down    of public houses  during the war they would have been-  closed down, no    matter how loudly  the trade might have protested, and  no matter how active its agent might  halve made themselves in the hous *s  of parliament.   WUi Crooks and Joha  Burns, both of them lifelong abstainers,  spoke    for the  laboring classes  when they told the government that  total prohibition  would not be   tolerated:    and when    the Irish members  protested it was plain that the government  would   do  more  harm  than  good by placing a prohibitive tax upon spirits.  -   While  properly  s  in  of cramped  _ ���������     ������  children is somewhat nerve-racking.  Gut he goes to meet his friends. .There  are workmen's 'clubs where he'eduid  do so, but these are made most undesirable���������only too often���������by the well  meaning but indiscriminating intrusions of those uplifting women who go  tQ serve them with tea and ente-tain  them 'with music, When the workman idles he wants the' company of  his- own kind, and the entertainment  he understands, mst the 'goody-goody'  talk of his employer's wife and cangh-  ters, nor their ladylike music, nor the  sort of literature - with a purpose  which they never fail to sunnlv to tho  club members."    *  It has _een often said that the  public house is the poor man's club  and this is truer in England than in  any other country in the world. But  there is another reason why at this  time above all others the British  workman should drink. There is  hardly one of them, perhaps, who has  no4: had a *'pal" killed or wounded in  this war, or one of whose death tidings may be received any day. There  is death in the air and when in the  "pub" men hold their sessions, discussing their absent or fallen friends,  the British workman may 1 beer and whiskey are likely to flow  be condemned for his fond-1 with too great abundance.   The work-  ness for drinking, he does not look  at the matter in the same light as  the Canadian workman. In this country it is safe to say that there is little,  if any, of the sort of drinking on Sat-  _. _������A e_i__ ���������*.-������__ j.t_.c*____1^  ; War Orders Set Wheeis in AM  Farts  of Canada Moving  Shrapnel making lias grown to be  one  of the  great���������industries  of Canada.    War orders have set .wheels in  ���������all parts- of the- Dominion turning on  shell fabrication.  Within a short time every step in  the process of shell making will be  taken in Canada, from mining the  copper, zinc and iron; the fabrication  ������t^-the explosives uiiu the shaping and  assembling of the parts. Hundreds of  workmen and almost two hundred establishments are already erecutlng  shrapnel orders. . The only operation  which Canada does not carry out at  present is making brass for t,he cartridge cases. While the zinc and copper are mined in Canada they arc not  refined here; thut being done in the  United States. In the past it has been  found convenient to sell zinc and copper matte to American refiners and  buy back the pure copper andvrtnc,or  the two combined'with tin to form  brass. There has been no brass making of .consequence in  Canada-  With the demand for shell brass  reaching great proportions there haa  been an investigation into the possv-  ^ bility of having the copper and zlnO  refining and brass making carried out  in thia country. It is learned that the  Investigators have reported that the  thing could be easily done though  there might have to be tho usuitl  government assistance at the start.  The refining operations are likely Jo  bo carried out in ��������� British Columbia  whoro there are great deposits of copper and zinc ores and where coal and  water powers are abundant,  The brass may bo made there or  "else* where. ������������������������������������  It Ih expected thut a considerable  amount of outsldo capital .will coniw  into Canada for Investment, in both  thia and the explosive Industry.  arid do not throw it on the manure  heap.. '*'.;.: a ������������������  A'."'  Apply the farmyard manure���������where  it should be applied-���������to,-the corn, root  and hay crops. By this practice even  if it has some weeds \n-itaJnuch harm  willnot be done. v;^ '-'   -  The   Importance   of   Seed-Growing  Canada is Emphasized -  t    ,ni,ii   ���������������������������_,^?-_T ir. ;~fr.r.r*,r.xir.~   nrday which leaves them mcapacitat-  In 1913-14, according to information     .    ' , Mondav     There beia"  gathered and supplied by Mr. George  ed lor ^ont on iVlonaa>*    inere Deia-  H. Clark; the Dominion seed commissioner, Canada imported from France  and   Germany ^m������y less' than   900,743  pounds of beet at_|i^^rigel; seed; from  Holland and;.Fr.atf<|&,':-f350f;^?Cp.Qun"ds.-.of  iurhip-seed,  anda from j. ranee ,:aione  32,966 pounds of carrot seed. ;A)Ra.dishi  cabbage, caiilifldflwer, celery and parr  snip seed ^were also imported in large  quantities, mainly from ir. anee. While  it is thought there was.nearly suSic  iefitAof these seeds cnThasd. to -mss_  Bark Ouferipsfi^amers  Weed Wisdom  /  Every Precaution Is Necessary to Pro-  vent the Spread of Weeds  When grain haa many woods in it  be sure undvKilnd it up before feeding it. When using manure that has  como from stock that have boon Cod  *. ,-jMivn uTiitn ho suro it iB woll rotted  before p'utting It on the hind.  Never allow weeds on mtituro  seeds. Cut thoso on tho roadsides,  headlands, in wnalu pluoea and In  1,1m* ronce cornor!*, hm well uh t.hnwn in  tho   Holds.  He cniiHtuntly on lho watch .or tho  nppcarnnco ot new wooda. Do not wait  until ������ weed hat) bocomo oHtnhliHiu-d  before llmllnK out what It is. It. Ih a  comparatively cany tunic to t.ot rid of  u few plautfl ot Perennial Sow Thlfltlo  "but u long, ledloiiH artd. cottly operation to clean a Hold which has heronio  overrun hy It  Knur ,,niv iiiiif) seed, impure uced in  dear at any price. 2'uro need in tan  jnnvluiwe.'u rlpcht by law, and ho  ohould IflrdHt on having It.  Sec that the iioparator Is cleaned  before bcliu*; brought npmi the t'nrni  The  V i rn I e ra  C ro sses ������f*b m   England  Under Perfect Conditions, Passing   Freight Vessels'  Thirty days from Weymouth, England, and    running light, the British  four-masted   bark   Vimiera    reached  port  recently,  completing    a  voyage  which, it done in less than forty days,  is an unusual event in these days of  a fast expiring sailing fleet.  -  It was more'like a yachting trip in  some protected stretch of water and  having nothing else to occupy their  minds,  the   sailors  took "to  knitting  hosiery for the soldiers, according to  Captain Thompson in reporting the arrival of his vessel to the consignees,  J. F. Whitney & Co.  - Captain Thompson has had a good  many    years' experience in roaming  the seven seas on the heaving decks  of "windjanimers,* but never had such  a pleasant trip as the one just, completed in the Vimiera, he said.   Hardly a hand was necessary at the lines  and     some   of  the  canvas  unfurled  when- the bark got under way was not  reefed until she brought up with tbe  Jersey shore.  Tho Vimiera'dipped far to the southward and logged more than four  thousand miles before the tug took  hor in tow off Scotland Light. After  tho" first two days and with ov rylnch  ol! canvas bent on tho yards, the bark  began patslng slow freight steamships. Her patent log at the taf.rall  hummed along ut v. cons intent t<iii  knot clip, with a frequent llfteen knot*  buvat of speed, /  With tho exception of only a few  hours the favorable weather continued until tho men were ordered  aloft to bare tliij''sticks ua the bark  headed Into port. The Vimiera' vo-  Honibles In many respects the famous  American clipper tihips, and is said to  ho one ot tho fateBt "Hqiuiro-rlggo.B"  now  aflout.���������Now  York vlorald.  the requireuieuisy lor tni_ ye*  channels being closedi -for 1916 there  will:-plainly Abe' ^aA dearth.' -,  ���������j. he foregoing important facts are  duly set down-in .Bulletin No. 22, of  theASecond Series of the Central Experimental   rarm,   of  whichr IM.   O.  Malte, Ph.D., Dominion" agrbstolpgist;  and W- T. Macoun, Dominion horticulturist, are the authors, "Canada," the  Bulletin;   .-very. .^emphatically     says,  ^should make herself independent of  foreign markets, and produce at home  ���������what."now has to be bought abroad.  Canadian farmers should not only try  to  meet the  emergency  demand, for  field root seed iii the immediate future, but; should also try to establish  a  permanent  seed-grow iiig    industry  which vwould make them independent  of any others countries.".  There will  assuredly not be a  dissenting voice  to this doctrine as a general principle  and the Bulletin, which, is being gratuitously distributed and can be had  on application    to    the    publications  branch, department of agriculture, Ottawa, tells in detail how this desirable  state of affairs can ba brought about.  Cases are given where successful effort has already been made, but the  data regarding the matter, it would  seem,   is  not  quite  as  available  as  could be wished.    What is definitely  known is that quantities of seed are  bruoght    in    from abroad, much of  which it is believed could, -with the  requisite care, be produced In Canada  and of a character ns good and high.  Genoral     principles for successful  seed-growing, -of-..*selection,   etc.,  are  laid down in the Bulletin, which also  details methods that could profitably  bo   adopted   for   planting,  threshing:  and cleaning of many species of field  roots.   A list that, \& given of the best  varieties of vegetables for stock seed  is ot good  practical  value.  Farmers  and gardeners are also reminded that  as an inducement to the growing of  field roots and garden secda In Canada the Dominion jjnveviiniont, 1.  willing- to aid ��������� sead-g-oweva by each sub-  ventlonfi, particulars of which can be  obtained  from  tho  seed branch, .department ot agriculture. Ottawa.    :t  Rhould bo added tliat na the purpose  Is to encourage the growing of aolecf.  ed  seed, only  bona  Ode grower**  of  Mich need nro eligible to rocelve the  subventions.  no liquor sold oh. Sundays here the  workers  who  have   been  over-indulging on Saturday might have a clear  day in which to recover from the effects of their sprees, unless that they  have liquor in their, homes, which the  great proportion of them do not.    In  ''England., on the contrary, th ."public-  houses -are open for a certain time b,i  ; Sunday,1 and  it is  quite possible for  a   workman   who   h-.s   the   nece_sa_y  money to drink himself into - such a  /vvlsi j state of intoxication that^he is disinclined to go to work' on Ivloiiday  man seeks* relief from sadness ia  drink. When there is news of a victory be "wets the occasion." Whether  the news is good or bad it nrovides  an excuse to those who are in need  of one.  Moreover, in the opinion of tho  spokesman of the working-men, they  are not responsible for the slackness  in providing the munitions of war.  They insist that the blame lies rather  with the manufacturers, who axe  making huge fortunes out of war  orders, and are working the men to  the limit without sharing any of their  profits.    Some slackness,   they   con  tend, is due to. general dissatisfaction  mi.U'.'.uub .-uuuuiuuu..     VV _.*o_l  iHVitcd  ti>  sliow patriotism, they demand    that  tlieir employers shall set the example.  ._.__ .~ a,- ������~......~r.-- ��������� ^-t | Finally, even the Church ot England  Speaking generally, too, the habits j does not tell the workman that it is  of the British workman are different l his duty to do without his beer while  from the workers on this continent, {the war exists. The Archbishop of  A writer in the -Brooklyn Eagle says j Canterbury, it is true, recommended  that the British workingman, as a J "greater temperance," bnt the Angli-  rule, does not feel the. spur of ambi-   can: church does;   not stand forypro-  hibition, one of the reasons, no doubt,  being concerned with the Sacrament.  In face of all these elements opposed  to absolute prohibition it -is plain that  one does not need to ima_:Ii_e a conspiracy of brewers and distillers to  understand why Liloyd George was  ���������. ___���������_ unable to take drastic action against  idleness, J the trade in England.  tion as keenly as does the American  worker. He writes:. "His father and  grandfather have lived on $4 a ;week,  and their life is ��������� quite' good enough  for. him and his sons. If he earns  that sum in six days he rests on the  seventh; if in .two days he refuses to  exert himself in the remaining. High  er   wages  mainly   increase  tr>   ������������������ a ���������_ ��������� . _  Dmam s  T1_C���������*������__.^������-    U/nt������(_  many   VVSrS  is  Deaths that Mean Soitiethin-c  Potash Production In U.S.  PotiiBh, for fertilizing nnd othor  us.-:', In to he m.anufiieturod from alun-  lte, of which thero nro large deposits  In Utah. Some of tho best of thoso  ilnposlts will produce potush in a commercial way, and of a purer and hotter f-;r. do than llmt formerly inniport-  od from Germany. Supplies of these  nr. to he available In the noar future,  uh ii company has been organized to  operate theso deposits, and amongst  other prominent mon associated with  the undertaking in President McDow-  all, of the Armour Fertilizer Works of  Chicago.  Should Consume Less Meat  *4 \. ,  *Wn the re'ruHo from  lho noparutor, ��������� the soup.  Qr-nknrl  'linn Kiii'i  ii. rli.,.;; V.  the younfe  mlutrons  to  vunt. ,  Well, it ouuhl. lo lie, ualtl  vmit. for the. laot thine it  t��������������� *\ i\  the  new  the  cut  **f *d  s croc r-  Wttll  British  Board  of Trade Calls Attention of Public to the Fact  The British board of trade calls tho  attention of the public to tho groat  importance of restricting tho consumption of went with a vi������-w o  (���������conoinl'/inj* mitbmnl suppllcn and  avoiding oxcesslvo Increase in prices.  This -action wan taken ou the mlvlco  of the advisory commlttoe ot tho national federation of moat traders,  which has b'oon inveBttjjiUlwg tho accent big inevcttso in retail price of  nearly all meats.  This increase, the committee found,  is duo to tho Jw'tcniwrt rerjulromonts  or the British iuid' Frouch ttritilc������ and  i^a rnifi,Hvi* Hhorlaco ot vcftsels equipped for convi-yatu'c of meat overseas.  ii docldml that the only way to avoid  ii furllH-r ndvftnco in tho prico would  be to radiico r*i>pr*clably tho demand  by the civil pt)������ml������tlowi.  In Some Part of the World There  Always Work for British Arms  . It has    been said with some truth  that for the British empire war never  ceases.   In   some parts of the world  ���������there is always    some   business   for  British arms.   If it is not an expedition against   some oi the restless hill  tribes of Northern India it is an expedition to restrain   the Mad Mullah  in the Soudan,    or an expedition out  of Singapore,   to some of the Malay  Islands,    or    from    Sydney    to    the  Papuan   Islands,   or elsewhere.   The  responsibility ot protecting the   vast  possessions of the Crown in the seven  seas** involves   more   or less constant  offensive  o   punitive  military measures.   These occurrences being taken  so much for granted, the public gives  scarcely a thought to the fact    that  in addition to   her great military organizing    in    Northwestern  Europe,  and  the  conducting  of  largo  operations  In  the Dardanelles,  Britain  is  conducting no fewer than five seper-  nto campaigns In Africa, has repressed an Insurrection by somo Mohammedan tribes of-Northern'India, .has  destroyed a new fore.-** gathered by the  Dervishes of the Soudan, has rhnresa-  ed a norman-lncited rising   at Singapore, and on five continents is ready  to defend colonies and dependencies  largo and small.    In    Africa General  Botha Is leading: Union forces ugaiust  German    Southwest   Africa.    British  Indian    troops    aro    being employed  against  German    East   Africa,     tho  great bar  to the  Cape-to-Cairo  railway   that will    mako a now Africa.  Togohwid has beau captured.    It wiis  taken bv an expedition from tho British    Gold    Coast colony within ihroe  weeks from tho outbreak of war,   Tho  Camoroonn aro now beliiK invaded by  Itritiiih     and     Frr-neb     _orr-o������.     Tho  German    defenders    of   the Kaiser's  African   colonloa   have   not   hoaltutod  to poison   the wells along the routes  ot    British .advance,    but ������*v_ii these  laclh*'*    h*iv������'   ���������J*"m uviiili'ii lo prevent  the   Rtifnidy onward march of tho British  soldier-, olonizer.    Only    an    Imperial military orKani/.attoii of a com-  nlOtonosH never   known before to tho  world    could enable Britain  to p,unrd  InttM'osts in all parts of the Rlobe no  tlHiunmhly-Mall   and   Hniplro  Lofty Purpose For Which the Highest  Price ,is Nbt Too Much to  "���������' Pay::--- -,;' ;..y:  The continued casulty lists of the  Canadian regiments bring* more clearly than any other war hews the" fearful  cost  of the  fighting in  Europe.  These young   men are nr hotter than  those of whom we in    the    United  States had read before as being killed,  wounded  or  missing  in  the  battles,  but they seem more real to us because  they went from our side of the world  and  they  are  cur  kind    of  people.  Some of them were so vory recently  eager, cheerful, ambitious youths just  like our own boys and our next door  neighbor's boys.   Now they have sacrificed themselves and  we feel how  deeply niUBt bo the.anguish in homes  near  us  when   tho    dreadful    news  come3 over the cables.  It is pathetic, but it Is more than  pathetic. With the story of tho new  gaps In the Canadian ranks como also  stories of fresh recruiting in Canada.  Other boys aro keenly intent on enlisting that they may follow where their  companions have led. They aro willing, Klad even, to endure the miseries  o������ U'OiicJi life and to dare the fatal  bullet.  Nor is thero a note of regret to be  heard from Canada over tho deaths of  tho young mon who aro gone That Is  significant.: It m ������ans an exaltation ot  national spirit, a profound conviction  that thoso who have died havo died  lor uomothlug that muhes their  deaths worth while There is o very  lofty Idea somowho.o In this war or  wo should bo reading outburst--- of hot  indignation from the po.ontfl and the  filonds of tho  dead young mem.  Sometimes wc people on thin aldo  of tho boundary mlsn that fact about  tho   war.    Wo  aro too  ready  to  ac.  nouiico war geiurally and to condemn  this war with all others as wanton  and cruel and ������_ tior-osimvy. Tho poo-  ple who aro firjhtlng It do not think  ao.   Thoy aro imbued with the beIIof  that there lu something at stake for  which    tho highest price ia not too  much to pay.   it. in uol w������iilwii,WH������t<_  of llfn In their   oyes.*��������� Detroit    Froo  J'rosi*.  A Sure  Thut new meruit used  Sign  Corporal  bO a eleik.  Bertfottnt���������How do yon  know?  Coriwr.il- Kvcry linn** he . l-ind-n  to  nt  i������a������o tm tiros to put hla rlllo. behind [ Ihe bfltry Is wotber'n Hltlo Iwmli  IhUi wt. I the kid ana dnd'a tho go*t  Every ono in our family lu uomo  kind of animal," said .llmmlo to tho  umuKed preach or.  U'llV      vmi     MIKItlldll'l     Htk'f    that,    iho  Kood mail oitelalmed.  \V������U. ������ald Jlmmlo, mother's a dear,  rm  ______I__M -.*���������/  THE CRESTON REVIEW  1  SB  _>  __          III  yyui fvuiigi yi  Local and Personal  Birth���������In Creston on July 2nd, to  Mr. and Mrs. James Scott, a daughter.  for sale.  J.   l_anglois,  Avenue, Creston.  Aid. G. Erickson of Cranbrook was  ith  Mr. and Mrs.  ._  *\i%   t_t*  variety-  tlie  late  Victoria  ���������uu_  re., I He  a Sunday  Bennett.  C. O. Rodgers  left on Monday  on a  business  trip to  Calgary  and   other  jjr*n._i_ yxjixxva.  Capt.   Mallandaine  is   away  on   a  business tiitoto Cranbrook and Fernie.  Buy a 50c. jar of Palmolive  Cream, or a 50c. bottle of  P almoliye_ Shampoo, and  scet TWU uAKES OF  ' " PALMOLIVE SOAP  FREE!  Wehaveonlya limited amount of  this offer  so suggest early buying.  I  -Ve.������*_*ft_t!______ H, llfl__i_? !_n  b _s mAs-iii* Ihr .iju- fi__*5_3__iR 5556>  WI *.������-������������. a* *> **"JO *vir ���������"*������������" mr+r*  PHuN-EOf - v.xv__o_--)-_it  0  oiiiiyc. ������ **-  10      UV S������?*������V     xSr    VV1  Limited  CRESTOK        -       B.C  Head   Offices  CALGARY; VANCOUVER; EDMONTON.  Dealer, in  R/_  TT  Wholesale and Retail  D. WJ   Briggs  of   Portland,   O  president of the Canyon City Lumber  Co., was a Creston visitor oa Monday.  Mrs. Wolverton   and child  arriyed  on Thursday   last from Mexico  for a  1 visit with her mother, Mrs. C. Smith,  McLeod Avenue.  Capt, Fitsimmons, who is in charge  of the O.P.R. steamer between TCaalo  ahd Trout Lake, was a Monday visitor  with Mr. and Mrs. <_eo. Johnson.  J. J. Walker, Nelson's well-known  optician, paid Creston a successful  professional visit the early part of the  week. He will be back again iu October*  R. L. T. Gulbraith of Fort Steele,  Indian agent for the Kootenay's, was a  Creston visitor on "Wednesday. Constable Ryckman of Cranbrook accompanied him.  Albert Stewart was a passenger east  on Monday, to Macleod. Clarence  Pease also of Alice Siding "left on Tuesday for Bear Lake, on the main line,  .where-he has a position.  The danger of high water seems to  be past. All week cattle owners have  been busy bringing- the animals down  from Rolfe mountain and other high  spots to pasture ou the flats.  Expenses in the provincial fire wardens department are not excessive  thus far this year. The local fire ranger, Andy Miller, has not had a single  fire to fight during May and June.  Wednesday was C_-ston's banner  day for express shipments of berries,  cherries and early vegetables. Exactly  271 crates went east. The shipping at  other points was also heavy that day.  This week will see the finish of the  1915 strawberry harvest. In every  respect ihe ci-oo has been satisfactory;  top prices being realized and the yield  Monday  During her stay in Creston, Miss  McCuiiy, who gave a missionary address on Tuesday night, was the guest  of Mrs. W. K. Brown.  nsn. Viame,   fouitry,  and Oysters  in Season  ._-.i������ ������_   I l XXXIX*  xjtr ������ro  OO.I *.  M_1������ot( 4-,_.������,ti ntncriTiiil.  We have the goods, and  UU������.  1  Circle Tour through  Revelstoke .nil 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 Coast Excursions  Reduced fares Trout all  points. When going to tho  Expositions or tho Pacilio  Coast it will profit you to  travel iiinni&u your wonderland-��������� tho Canadian Itockies  ���������visiting Banff, Lake Loir  in.;,   Field,   Glacier,  thence  Vl't    \   'UlCOU VCJ .  Siinners  A special train, Calgary to  Seattle, -Tnly 10th. Faro  $'M.<10. Corrcupoiuliiig fares  from other points.  ly estimated.  A. B. Stanley, left on Wednesday to  look over the town of Hedley, B.C.,  and the Gazette newspaper plant in  that town. If they both look favorable he will be back in the newspaper  game next week.  Dr. Primrose Weils of Victoria, a  former medical practitioner here,  spent Sunday with Creston friends.  He left on Monday for England where  he will be   engaged in   army hospital  -. i- j.���������-.:_~ xu^ .-...������.  nUl&   KXXXXXXXj^    U.I.���������      ..XV..  Miss McCully the Korean missionary  addressed a fairly-well attended public  meeting in the Presbyterian church  on Tuesday evening, delivering an  able and interesting address on hriss-  onary labors in that province.  I  iiirMciimifi  or from  limn    in.li rni'    jit-v-j..  K_ kJnWHftff*  I.ist. I'liHseiiger Agent, Calgary  I.  Creston horses look good to Edmon  ton buyers. W. Ball, who took 2 carloads from here to the Alberta.eapital  aboitt three weeks ago, sold the whole  bunch in less than two days. He is at  Cranbrook now hoping to buy 200  head.  Geo. Johnson of the P. Burns Co.  returned on Monday from a week in  tho Windermere country picking up a  car of butcher's cattle for the Nelson  branch. He states that the grain crop  particularly around Fort Steele, ia  wonderful for so early in the season.  In spite of the rather hot weather  the dance in Mercantile Hall on Thursday night last was one of the most  popular of tho season. Tho bulk of the  muaic was furnished by tho band with  some assistance from T. B*?.tterfle!d  (violin) of Duck Creek, and T. E. Goodwin (piano).  Postmaster Gibbs has just boon advised that the poatoflftco department  has given its consent to postmasters  to accopt subscriptions for the Ovor-  hoiih Club Tobacco Fund. A donation  box will bo placed in the office for tho  receipt of surplus small change and a,  regulation subscription list will also  i be kept. Tho money taken in is to bo  used for the pnrchaso of tobacco for  the soldiers at tho front.  What In  thought to be tho Valley's  iv.-.-;;;-;1.    .*���������-    .'ii;   ov'-^nvd   rclv.nt,   wii'i  hung  up on   Monday  night  at  the  ArrowHiiiith   ranch   whon   a  trio   of  youths   worn takon   by surprise   iu a  cherry tree.     Tho best  time for   the  getaway was  made by a juvenile who  got oil' to a, ilyiiiK ntai'1. from near the  tree top, though i.lowed up slightly at  the go-in, <-K4i->iil.|ng a somersault or  | two oil (lie  oowii   trip  iwi'i   .niiii'K  <<���������  I alight ou   hin running gear.   The   report of a   shotgun, dineharged   at the  moon, accounted   in part,for the   fast  time in which the clear out was nogo-  *������ i tutted.  As yet no world's records have been  hung up for raspberry picking. Tne  piekers are pulling down 50 cents per  crate for their labors this season.  Jas. Johnston has been awarded the  contract of building the fence seperat-  ing the boys and girls' playgrounds at  the school. He is busy on the job this  week.  A few more loads of poles are. being  hauled into the yard opposite the  depot to provide ample stock to load a  couple more cars N. Winiaw expects  to ship this week.  Ranchers, Attention !���������-All ranchers who have apples to pack this season are asked to leave their names and  an estimate of the yield with the Fruit  Growers'Union, Creston.  For the,early sunflower host-pis its a  toss-up between Jas. Cock and ^V". P.  Stark, with the odds slightly in favor  of the former, who has had them in  bloom for almost a week now.  Constable Forrester was on the warpath the latter part of the week issuingretail trade licenses for the ��������� last  half of the year. Peddler's licenses  have been in poor demand this year.  Vic Mawson is opening an. ice cream  parlor and confectionery business in  Mrs. Evans' old stand, next the .post-  office, on July 15. He also intends  carrying a line of bread, cakes and  pastry. .   .r"y--*    y^Av*^ "���������   '������������������"��������� ������������������  Major Megaw of Verribn, B C, Indian superintendent of the reserves in  the Okanagan a-nd main line, was here  on Wednesday for a conference with  R. J_. T. Galbraithj the Kootenay superintendent.  A. McL. Fletcher, the government  fruit inspector for the; Crow's Nest dis-  trictLpaid"Creston. his initial official  visit on Wednesday. He has wintered  well and looks exceeding fit for the  1915 campaign.  The annual school* meeting is called  for tomorrow at 10 o'clock at the  school house. For the benefit ' of the  financial critics particularly the treasurers statement for the year is published on the fourth page,  Creston will haye no more official  visits from W. W. Bradley, provincial  assessor, of Nelson. The position has  been abolished and he has been made  government agent at Golden. In  future the deputy assessors will do  their work without any supervision.  A  I  1 I  I I  THE   HOME  OF   THE  |        TRANSIENT  \ * I  B    COMMODIOUS   j  I  SAMPLE  ROOMS  THE BEST AND MOST]  POPULAR HOTEL IN  THE KOOTENAYS  Run on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled service in  al! departments.. Kitchen  staff (including cook) all  white ladies.    Every   comfort  The bar   is s upplied  with  only the best brand of goods.  "I  ������    -Jr,    Hm    DOYLE  Buy Made-in-Canada Implements  manufactured by the Massey-*  Harris Company- the largest  manufacturers of Farm Implements in Canada.  Get our prices on Implements and  Sprayers before purchasing  elsewhere.  Creston Auto ������k Supply Co<  _>  r>  K. &_ BEVAN, Manager  F. Aiken, who bias possibly the best  gold property in the Summit Creek  section, was a Creston visitor on Tuesday. Not long ago he turned down a  $60,000 offer for his holdings. A couple  of Spokane mining men are due on an  inspection trip abotit the middle of  the month.  The good news reached Croston yesterday that R. C.'Royston, who went  overseas with the First Contingent  and who, about a month ago, was reported missing, is now a prisoner-of  war in Germany., In a letter to W. A.  McMurtrie he states his health is good  and that he is well treated.  Things aro unusually quiot in connection with the annual school meeting to-morrow. -So fn,r no possible  candidates for tho trustee vacancy are  seriously mentioned, and tho retiring  chairman, J. W. Dow, has given no  intimation as to whether ho will again  be a, candidate or not���������but there's no  tolling how many candidates school-  mooting-morning.may bring forth.  The marriago r of Miss Penelope  Waddy, teacher of the pvhuary room  of the Croston school, to Mr. Chas.  Huscroft, was solemnized on Monday  at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. it. ���������������������������,  Long, tho Rev. R. K. Pow officiating.  Both of tho contracting parties are  well known in the Valley, and have  the dohIj wiNheH of a host of menus i'or  a happy and pi'OHperoiiH wedded life.  ErlckHon Is holding tho next Rod  CroHs 10-cont tea on Wuiltiouday, July  M, iu charge of Mrs. Kemp and Mrs.  Blah' ut the home of the former. Several Canyon City and Mrlclcnon ladles  will am-list.   Tho'tca will be concluded  ill i.liii    iinnm     vuiy  wiit,  >,. in    ].4,..t   Z'.'.AV.  l.������0 to R!W'>uid there avIII be lawn Un-  nis and other gumeH. It. im hoped as  many Cre.Hton people as poiudble will  attend, the gentlemen being cspocially  III v nt II.  Vtfs*iT*>awB  Our stock is about complete again in  White Goods, including Victoria and  Persian Lawns, India Linens, Organdies, Vest^ings, Pique, Crepes, Voiles,  Ducks, &c. '.'���������'".  Ladies' and Children's White Cotton  Vests in long, short and no-sleeve  style.  White Cotton Hose for women and  children, including-such 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  25o. unci j, in twelve coluia.  For Men and Boys we havo all bizos in  TV. 11  . *.   .    ...   trr..   t ,.  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