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Creston Review Jul 23, 1915

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Lindley, the 'sales  manager.  Since assnming charge on April  28th, Mr. landless statement  ���������showed that the Union had-done  over $30,000 of husiness to the  middle of July. Roughly speaking  $15,000 of this had originated at  Duck Greek and the balance  handled at the Creston officii. "  The profit to the Union to date  was over the $1,000 mark. In  this connection iir is well to point  out that at the end of May there  was a deficit of almost $350 on  account of little or no stuff moving.  Since June 1st this adverse balance  had been overcome and right now  the credit balance of ov^r $1,000  really showed that in six weeks a  profit in the neighborhood of $1,400  is shown as a result of "the carefal  , administration of Messrs. Heald  and Lindley.  bages arid ripe tomatoes, J. W. Fraser;  and new potatoes, M. E. Palm_r.  Miss Churchill of Carmangay, Alberta, visited Miss Ruby Palmer at Erickson and syeui the week __!������_ at Stuug  camp,   leaving on Monday  en route  for San Diego, California.  TY__r������ ri _ oi *_ *������  tv% a. __ /vna  w.i+l-  ������. JV.I  TV/K.  J*X*.*,m  Lindley "aftei. the .meeting The  Sevisw1 - l^srnp --h***--" *������������������������������������������������������-* t*n   +jv������_.  middle of July, from incomplete  figures, the Union has handled over  11,000 crates of strawberries, some  1,200 raspberries, about 300 black  and red currants and possibly 500,  of sweet and sour cherries. For  the first time in the Valley's history  early cabbage has been, available  for export, close to ar ton and a half  haying gone out already, along  with a couple of tons af new potatoes, half a ton of green peas, and  some beans.  Prices for strawberries have been  rather better than in" 1914, but  prospects are not so good for raspberries. The yield throughout  B.C. is heavier than a year ago and  of course, owing to general depression the demand is lighter. In  the other /lines 1915 figures are  quite well Up to last year's standard. Cabbage, of oourse, have  netted the growers nice "returns.  A very satisfactory feature in  connection with the business to date  is that it is at least 25 per cent,  greater thai, the entire trade done,  by the Union last year. For the  wholo of 1914 about $25,000 was  handled, while to July 15, 1915,  over $80,000 has boen shipped.  Cartwright Avenue, Erickson, was  given quite a good look over by a good  sized black bear on Sunday morning.  Bruin had come down to inspect tbe  early tomato and cabbage crop on tbe  Fraser ranch,! and made his getaway  a few minntes ahead of Walter Hall  j coming on the scene with his rifle.  The government "road gang started  work again on Monday constructing a  highway from the hotel to the depot  to replace the free for air trail now in  use. The putting in of the highway  necessitates the removal of a barn and  a row or two of fruit trees on the Er  Cartwright place ������uti a fill in ox the  ravine, n^ar Palmers.  By-*J������ng odds the most successful  Res^ Cross function yet held was that  of Wednesday afternoon and evening  oh the spacious and inviting grounds  at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. H,  Kemp, the affair taking the fo_m,of a  garden party, with Mrs.  Kemp and'  Mrs. Blair as hostesses, ably assisted  by Miss Fraser, Mesdaxaes R. J. Long,  W. Hall, Roy Telford, W. A. McMurtrie,  and others.   During   the afternoon and evening the tennis court was  never idle.    There were also several  contests, some of the winners being:  Nail-driving, Miss "Turner  and Mrs.  Whitehead; golf-putting. Miss A. Ebbutt was first with a score of 27, .while  Miss V- Palmer won the booby .at 59;  needle-tlirs'-d.infir.    Mi?*3  I. -   lWsvw&nn.  Mr. W. Long;   running race, Miss Eb- j  bait.   ?ii_es were given, the wi___e_2, j  these being donated by Mr. Blair, S.  A. Speers, Mercantile Co., Roy Telford  and W.. McBean/  The net proceeds  for the da'ylar������-$41.35, close tb: *$30 of  tui_ coming iij*. _roi_i the sale of iee_  cream; onevc/'hhossif>jir, pronouncing  the frozen fluid the* best" ever sold in  the Valley.     The.guests were enabled  to state 'which fund   they preferred  their lunch expenditure to go toward,  tobacco or sox, by putting their money  on either of the plates thus labelled.  The fund to. buy smokes was-by farthe  most popuLar;    The ice cream receipts  will be equally divided.    The society,  through'This Review, tenders the indefatigable host and hostesses and all  those who helped by their labor or  donations of refreshments and prizes  for their kindly and generous nssist-  * ai������ee, particularly R. S. Bevan, who  operated a quick-trip auto bus service  from town at a very moderate charge,  and who-also loaned much of the decoration for the grounds.  patriotic aixair on the  The unexpected happened this week  ���������five straight days, without even a  sprinkle.  Mrs. E. Payne and three children  were week-end visiters with Mrs. Cam  at Sirdar.  Mrs. C. F. Hayes will not receive on  Wednesday, July 28, nor again during  the season.  The L. O. L.   picnic  arranged   for  August 12 is cancelled���������merged into  tins oig citizens  4th.  Jim Scott left on Wednesday for  Rosetown, Sask,, where he has his eye  on a quarter section for his future  prairie home. " '  A new trestle sidewalk being put in  this week on Victoria avenue���������from  the Mercantile th_,Gu<,,h to the vacant-  Brown building.  No service in the Catholic Church  on Sunday. Father John is at Vancouver for the annual retreat which  commences that day.  Although every day since Sunday  have been real old-time scorchers the  mark of 84 in the shade on July 4th is  the hottest day to" date.  Rey. Mr. Mahood of Crawford Bay  will conduct service in Christ Church  at 11-o'elock Sunday, morning. There  will be no evening service-  Creston has a representative on the  military medical force of the Allies; in  the person of Miss Lament who is on  the nursing staff of a,"big field hospital  near Calais, France.' '  crop cut witn another 15 acres still to  mow. They will have about sixty ton  this year.  Andrew    Wickholm    and    family  &JL.V ��������� *t_A   xxx  . "  Crew's Nsst on Friday*7  is of Swedish descent and  last.    He  has bought ten acres a quarter  mil  .___-   -,-C  _���������������-��������� . ill  Oats growing to the height of 6 feet,  Rye 7 feet, clover 6 feet 10 inches, and  this year's growth on a pear tree  measuring 5 feet 8 inches was measured by your correspondent this week in  Canyon City.  F. K. Hurry School  Board Chairman  _*���������_���������������������������_-_������  Record Is Perfect  It is reported that W. Carver has  purchased Frank Cornell's black mare,  formerly one of C. O. Rodgers' black  team. Frank is preparing to return  to Michigan, after spending five years  here as woods foreman for Canyon  City Lumber Co. Frank made a great  many friends while here and we feel  sate in saying tut.. ii< win u_ _������__..-.uu  for tha compeny to get a man who  will look after their interests as carefully as he has.  The annual school meeting of* Canyon City School District was held on  July 10th. Eric Oleson was re-elected  trustee for three years. This is the  third time Eric has been elected trustee, covering a period of eight years���������  splendid proof of Mr. Oleson's ability  as a school administrator. .The secretary, Robt. Turner, announced that  the district was $40 to the good at the  end of the school term and $160 due  from the department on 1014 vote.  $25 was voted to Miss Whitehead who  has been teacher here for the past  year and a half as a reward for her  abilitiy as teacher. When times improve her salary will be substantially  increased. Highest number of pupils  on the roll was 42, and the June average attendance 28.  ALICE SIDING  ERICKSON  Miss J3. Smith of Port Hill is sp������nd-  inp; a vory pleasant two weeks vacation the guest of Mrs. Walter Hall.  Mrs. Carpenter, tho Mianes Pnlmer,  Alf. Palmer and T>. Allen returned on  I'Vi^ay Ji'i-iu .'������ two v.Vi-us. va.i.Uoi) ;;!,  Hi img wimp, Summit Creek, and report a dandy outing.  The fl. P. It. gang (biiuluul tht-U*  il mining Job last week and the stagnant pond in the neighborhood of E.  < 'iii'twrightH Ih a thing of the past, for  whirli many thanks.  t liif> in f.iifi,nl|ii_      i_ ii.hmi.i ., .*,������>*������   ������"-  iii * l-of-llte.iicamm fruit and vegetable*  '���������������''i;     the    HhI:    HiiHpb. rHeH     and  lo    > hcrric-*-,   W. CI. LMtlejotm;   cab-  Mr. and Mrs. John Johnson and T.  Butterfield were Duck Creek callers  this week.  Everything 'jake' now at the Smith  atop. The C.P.R. has sent along a big  tarpaulin for shelter on the rainy days  Congratulations are extended Miss  Bertha Pease, whose success at the  recent Entrance examination was announced yesterday.  Several of our citizens havo had to  take tho rest euro, Coeil Matthews  among tlio number, the past week,  Hut-oring from mild attacks of summer  fever seemingly.  High water mark for shipping at  Smith's was reached on Sunday when  K0 crates of raspberries and one of currants went east. The Pease ranch wm  good for 80 of them.  Clarence Pouro returned this week  from Boar Lake. Ho had a job in tho  C.P.R. tunnel at Rogers Pass hut n������  the underground worlc did  not ngree  rvlth him he h. d 1 o rjnlt,  Tho atraw berries have finally con-  souted to quit growing for the soason  at Mather &i EddY:, thereby facilitating the raspberry harvest. Tho firm  marketed 015 crates this year.  Hendron  BmH.  are here thiH week  making inipi-ov*.,mcnt.,i  on   both  the  ,-,..4 ...,,!,,������,   ��������� .^,1      |.,JJ ,.���������.(,..*.     ������,������>     I %,n   \ATr>U,,t ���������.,.  .... ..*>������ . I,.   .*..,������     ...������<>..������....      ', ���������.      .,..���������.       , ,  .     ...  house. When they are all complete  the homi! will bo ono of the most, wiiii-  fortabli* in these parts,  What will probably, be found to be  the be������tjsho?vjpg fn'^ the whole province in this year's 'Entrance examinations has been made by the Creston  school.  Principal Macdonald had 12 candidates writing and every one of them  passed, the majority of them with  marks well over the requisite number-  to qualify.  And for good measure-'Miss .Lyda  Johnson, one of the Creston school  scholais, carried off one of Lieutenant  Governor Barnard's gold medals, these  being awarded the first twenty pupils  on the honor roll for the whole of B.C.  The successful candidates are.  Lyda Johnson, 708.  ' Norman Trotter, 683.  Erma Hayden. 083.  Mabel Huscroft, 078.  Elmer Dew, 070.  Ronald Lidgate, 073.  Vida Gobbett, 669.  Robert Maxwell, 663.  Edna Holmes, 041.  Blanche Hendron, 618.  Bert Hobden, 580.  Essie Miller, 678.  Bertha Pease (Alice Siding), 672  Effle Johnson (Canyon Oity, 622.  ine first meeting oi>tpe- Creston  School Trustee Board after annual  meeting was held or. July _2th. All  members present.  F. K. Hurry was elected chairman  for the ensuing year, and Mrs. Mallandaine secretarj*-.    Mrs. Mallandaine at  first declined the bonor���������as did also  the other two members of the board.  The pros and cons of hiring a clerk  were discussed but as the secretary of  a rural school must be member of the  trustee board, and would bear all the  responsibility even if a clerk were engaged, the plan did not seem advisable.   Mrs.  Mallandaine   finally   consented to act for the time being.  A communication from The Review  was read, suggesting that minutes of  tbe regular monthly meetings be published in that -paper. The plan was  adopted. The question of filling the  vacancies on the teaching staff was  then taken up.  Moved by Mrs. Mallandaine, seconded by F. Jackson*; that Miss Bertha  Hurry be appointed to junior position.  ���������Carried.  Jackson���������Mallandaine���������That we advertise in Vancouver Daiiy Province  for first assistant.���������Carried.  Hurry���������Jackson���������That tenders be  called for 20 cords of cordwood.���������  Carried."' Also, call for tenders for  janitor, and tenders for kalsomining  school, as passed at meeting held on  June 26.  Hurry���������Jackson���������That a hose be  bought foi- school.���������Carried.  Jackson���������Mallandaine���������That meetings be held in schoolhouse on third  SIRDAR  JuxOliixvLy ox   ������_-l-������       **-.-������--_-_-_-t.'i^'y   ������*���������������    *m\  xiavj-jj-. vix.     ������rM.\**\M.*������i+mT   i**v O  The showing at othor points in the  Valley is not quite as creditable. Sirdar's one and Ericksbn'H two candidates all failed, but Canyon Oity and  Alice Siding each graduated one of the  two pupils from each school.  E, Ryckman of the hotel staff was ay*  Creston visitor on Monday,  Mr. and Mrs. Gallant are planning  to leave some day next week on a trip  to Spokane.  Mrs. E. Payne and two children  of Creston were week-end visitors  with Mrs.'G. Cam.  Miss Lily Cartwright left on Monday for her home at Bonnington Falls  where she will join her mother on the  ranch.  There was a big  Italian. section on  John, the Creston  pastor officiating. ���������  Mrs. Cam has just had word from  her husband, who bus been oft' service  on account of wounds, that he has  fully recovered and is again back in  tiie trenches,  Mrs. Radcliffe was "at home" on  Saturday evening in honor of Mrs, E.  Payne of Creston. The hours were  pleasantly while<i away with cards,  music and darfcing and all present  thoroughly enjoyed the affair.  p.m.���������Carried.  By meeting at schoolhouse the trustees will be kept in touch "with school  work and the needs of the school. The  .meeting adjourned to meet at above  piaiiitj oh July "28*  wedding in the  Sunday. Father  Roman   Catholic  ti. lVXAl_l-__J_JJ__tx*ix!i,  Cf ^ _.������������������4-_ ������...  PCUICIIVU j .  DUCK CREEK  KITCHENER  ' Birth���������On  July 18th,  to Mr. and  Mrs. Andrew Strieker, a son.  Mrs. May and E. S. Butterfield aiso  drove out to Canyon City on Sunday,  visiting the Knott family.     -  According to all accounts "Has anybody here seen Kelly" should be the  most popular song in Manitoba'right  now.' .  The last of the strawberries were  shipped on Sundav, when we said  goodbye to the last 50 crates, making  a grand total of 7,762 crates for the  season.  Tho Misses Alico������Carr (Alice Siding),  Florence Bathie and Amy Johnson  (Duck Creek) and Elias Uri spe>it Sunday afternoon at Canyon City, visiting the White family. .  Paul Hagen and Tom Ramstad left  on Sunday morning for the Kitchener  A. D. Pochin has moved into his  now residence.  Mrs. W. B. Embree of Creston is  visiting at Mya. Frank Knott's,  Mi-N, Geo. Loach is recovering nicely  from a slight attack of plourisy.  Wm. Browcll has sold his purebred  Ayrshiro milch cow to W. 1*1. Kemp.  Mr. and Mrs. II. Olmstcad of Ottawa  aro hero on a visit to the former's  sister, Mrs. W. II. Burritt.  Chailio McEaohorn, of Cranbrook,  was visiting his brother, Archie, yard  foreman, on Sunday bust.  D. W. BrigKH of Portland, Ore;, was  chaffeur on O. O. Rodgers' car on several trips to Canyon City thia week..  John Carfra, jr., who is in training  at Vornou in the 01 Lb Battalion, ro-  porls poor arrangements in ramp in  the matter of food nupply.  At tiuu* of writing the Canyon City  Lumber Company has 18 acreH of hay  country for a d  ...o'o  fll  --jr   x. *...  _,?������>*������  ,.xxxl  ���������������  Thoy reimporting  Mr. Moffatt of Cran brook was a  caller last Sunday.  Mr. and Mrs. V. Olson woro Creston  callers on Monday.  Oeo. Pacoy of Croston is a guest at  the Forrester camp.  Mr. Maxwoll and son of Creston  were followers of Isaak Walton last  Sunday.  , Misses Adamson and Nedorlid gavo  Eriukbon and Canyon City a call lu_t  Sunday. .  Messrs. Bo van and Brown woro  among tho Goat River flshormou tho  week-end.  Mokhi'h. Henderson and Crawford  of Crouton were i������itioug Uir IVAa-rimou  hero this week.  A. Miller, forest guard, of Creston  gave this district an otiloial visit the  fore part of tho week.  Somo of the Duck Crock sport union  were whipping the river hero on Sunday, aftor tho speckled beauties.  Stanley and Jackie MolTatt '.eft on  TnoK-lay for their home hi Ornnhrook,  after a two-weekH* holiday in thin city.  turned Monday afternoon  lots of fish but small.  Matt. Hagen, Nelson Ramstad and  Dick Dalberg' left on Saturday foi  Saucer Creek where they put in the  weok-end fishing. Thoy returned on  Monday noon and reported fishing not  vory good.  One-third of tho fools in tho country  think thoy can beat a lawyer expounding the law. One half think they can  bent the doctor healing the Hick. Two-  thirds of. thorn think thoy can put the  minister in tho holo expounding the  gospel, and all of them think thoy can  boat tho editor running a paper, but  it takes some kind of a fool to boat  somo of our Duck Creek ranchers, according to thoir own ideas.  Ia the cuHimlty list i.isuod <>w July Vi  appears the   name of lance-corporal  Godfrey Vogni as woundod.    Wo are  glad to say ho wnn not m-iloiaily hurt,  nnd haa probably returned to duty by  thin time.     Although ho enlisted at  Athclmot'i   B.C.,   with    the    Sicond  Contingent, Godfrey ia a  Duck Crook  man,  having conn; direct, from England to  Duck Creole with  1.. Uutter-  flclil and with whom he lived until going to th. Coh-iuhi't. Vullt-y. B_________JSB__S  TIIE REVl_EWt CEESTON, JEf.���������.������_'  A GOOD CHEW IN A CLEAN WEAFPEK.  10 CENTS FEE FLUQ  To Cure Fork  One of the important problems that  is confronting the farmer who wishes  sumption during the summer months.  I The following is a quick, sure ami  [cheap method'which 1 have used for  ���������'the last twelve years without a single  | failure.  ! Before the carcass of the pig has be?  | come cool I cut it up, taking out the  i parts l wi.h to cure.    These parts I  -  (Continued)  Now, as I said that I laid my hand  ou the breast of my coat, and as I  bent awkwardly enough toward her���������  I could not even bo,w as gracefully as  the little* attorney just departed���������I  felt the paper which I had taken from  Sir Geoffrey's hand and which I had  entirely forgotten in the hurry and  confusion of the days that had followed his death. I stood open mouthed  with surprise and shame at my careless iorgetfulness,, and stared at her.  ���������'What is it?" sho asked, instantly  noting my amaze.  ���������I am a fool, madam, a blundering  fool," said 1, drawing forth the paper,  ������������������here is a letter ad._res.se4 to you  which 1 should have delivered at  once." 1 continued, extending- it toward her.  She tore open the envelope as she  spoke   and  drew   forth   a  letter,   un-  her own dainty finger in her turn, "is  folded it aad there dropped ironi it a ; faat r-,ng around the island?" ���������  little piece of parchment which 1 in- j "That will be a coral reef, I take it.  stantly picked up and extended to her, j Thev usuallv are broken at some  but she was so engrossed in the letter ��������� po-n*t s0 that ships can sail within,  that she did not see my action and i fcUt $,ere is a complete circle inclos-  paid no attention to nay outstretched | -ng tj,e island. There seems to be no  hand. J entrance anywhere. 'Tis unusual and  I looked at the parchment I held in |-Q_ost strange."  my hand.    It was evidently the half j      'Perhaps the man ihat drew it made  of a larger sheet which had been torn j a mistake."  She nodded and went rapidly out of  the room. In a few moments she came  back with anothe. piece of parchment.  I-placed  tiiem.side by side, and the {A Simple Method o." Curing Pork That  torn and jagged edges fitted into each Has Given Satisfaction  other perfectly.    1 had laid theni on  a  table  and   we   bant  ever  them  in  f^f ^S^t^S^ ������ithi? \\������ kf ^hls ������.������������������?*" r, *>* - p���������������������e  than by* the .aded," yVllow sheepskin. ���������,s lhe one oi.cu.mg u._ pom ivv cuu-  "It is an island!" sho exclaimed.  "Yes," said I.  "Where is it?" she asked.  I pointed with my huge index linger to the figures in the upper left  hand corner and the tipper right hand  corner marked respectively latitude  and longitude.  "That will tell-ns exactly."  "And you can find  it?"  "If it is there where the figures  say I can as easily as I can find the  park gate yonder."  She loou.d at n.e with a  amount or' awe. "Why, that  derful!" she exclaimed.  '���������Not at all. It Is done by., seamen,  every day-"  'Have you ever been  there?"  "No," said I. "I have crossed the  south seas several times, but I have  never chanced upon that island or. in  Tact, sailed anywhere near that latitude or longitude."  '"But you know  where it  is?"  'Exactly, and it t had my great  chart of the south seas here I could  put my finger upon it and show it to  you."'  ������������������What," she askevl,   pointing    with  certain  is won-'  prod all over with a common table-  i'oiic, so that no air bubbles or blood  will ba cased up inside. 1 then place  a side of pork in a box that I have  made for the purpose from common  wood and about four feet long, two  and a half feet wide and eight inches  deep- Over this side I sprinkle two  tablespoonfuls of saltpetre, then throw  salt upon it until the meat is covered.  Upon the top of this side I place the  other aide and treat in a similar manner, and also the same with the hams.  Every day for the first week pour the  brine off the meat, and add more salt  if the meat is not covered with it: by  the end of the second week the meat  has become dry. I then take pepper  and sprinkle all over the meat so. as to  prevent it from becoming mouldy, and  after that I place the meat in empty  flour sacks and hang away in some  cool place until needed.  Pork cured in this manner will keep  for two or three years, and it has not  the briny or smoky taste that most  cured pork has.���������H.E.A., in Grain  Growers' Guide.  a  e're  rom  Chorus of Marching Song Composed by a Young  Toronto  Lady  That Has Become Very Popular  CHORUS -.  right  half was  in  ray  A glance showed me that  in   two.    The  possession.  it was a part ot* a rudely drawn, map,  apparently of an island, although lacking the other half of that I could not  be quite certain- It was lettered in  characters which were very old and  quaint, and souie Sgures iu the upper  left hand corner gave a latitude. The  outlines of the map and the letters  and figures were all very dim and  faded.  My lady's letter was a short one. for  she looked up from it presently, her  eyes, filled with tears, the first I had  seen there and for that reason I was  glad she should enjoy this relief. I  suppose the fact that she was so alone  and had no one else induced her to  confide in me. A any rate she extend- [  ed the paper to me. j  "Read  it,"   she    said.     " "Tis    my |  father's last word to me." i  I took it from her, and this is what  I read:  My Dear Lucy,���������As an ancient king  of France once said, "Everything is  lost but honor," and that trembles in  the balance. I have speculated,  gambled, tempted fortune, first because I loved it and at last hoping to  win for you. But everything has gone  wrong. You are penniless. Even  your mother's fortune, of which she  foolishly made me trustee, has followed my own. Master Ficklin may  save something from the wreck. I  hope so. I can do no more, and perhaps���������nay, certainly���������the best thing  I can do for you is to leave you. May  Clod help you since I cannot. Your  shamed and unhappy father.  GEOFFREY WIIJBERFORCE.  Post Scrip turn.���������The last thing that  1 possess is this scrap of parchment.  It has been handed down from father  to son for five generations. The tradition  of it  is  lost, but  there   has  always been attached to it a  singular  value-   Perhaps some day the missing  part may turn up.   At any rate, of all  I once had this is what is left. Should  you marry and have children, pass.it  to iheni.   A foolish request, but I am  moved to make it as my father made  it to me. G.W.  I read it Klowly. Tt wo* not a brave  man's letter. I liked Sir Geoffrey less  then than ever before. Some of the,  ancient awe and reverence I felt, for  tho family went out of my heart then.  "Hero," said 1, "is the enclosure io  which your father refers"  She took it listlessly, but as her  glance fell upon it her face brightened.  "Why," she CNrhiimed. brushing  aside her tears. "I havo the other  half. It came to mo from my mother.  When fdi<- died, live years ago, she  gave it lo ine with much the same account ns my father gives . 1 havo  i.-Vir :;ho\v:i it. 1o :*ny mi.��������� never  mentioned it c-von."  "Why not?" I nuked.  "1 scarcely know. It was valueless, 1 iittiichod no upeolul Import-  niK���������'���������  In  i<-     Hut.  now,  now���������"  "It I;; ii niirucle." i Raid, "that the  two pieced Hbould hsive como together  in vour liaiulu,"  "I don't yet: nndi*rKlan<l what It all  TT!������,-?������.������iJ."   "hi,   'jjiIiI,   "bill���������"  "Mean while," .uid 1, "mny 1 roup*-.'fully :nw.-.il thai, you get. the  other plr-f'.v and let no look a I  it,"  "You!" '.ho Mai-hod omI: In one or  llirnie, iiuddon rhung'Mi of mood, itome.-  tiiufii i'o d'lljjlitrul and noniellinen Ihe  r eve n;?.  "I am ii livar.iring man ;���������*��������� you know,  uihiirefifi," :*:iM I humbly, "nnd 1 nm  ace.iutioined to itiudy uuipii and charm.  TVrht'Ti'*. Ililu niav contain information  vlial to your fortunon which l cnu uc-  clpher 'ino.f*   oiu'lly   than   another."  "I think not. The map has been  made by a seafaring man, that is  plain."  'T see, and the island itself is a  circle," she said, b_ndin_. to inspect  it more closely.  "Yes," said I, "and it is like no island that I have ever seen, for ksrc  be two great rings l.ke a gigantic wall  and a hill or something of the sort in  the-middle." I bent lower over it in  my turn. My eyes _.re unusually keen,  and I saw a word written on the outside of the island proper and between  it and the coral reef.    "See,"  said I,  till. _      .. ,J     tnir-t^n*'   "  in. word   bL.au.S;  "Stairs!"   exclaimed     the     girl   in  amazement.   "Did you ever see stairs  on an island?"  "No, I have not, but these may be  some natural means of ascent."  "It is most strange and meaningless," she said. '. "You have been a  faithful, devoted servitor, Master  Hampdon, and I have no hesitation in  telling you all I know. My mother  and father were distantly related���������  that is, they were descendants in the  fifth generation from two brothers."  "Exactly," said I. "Your father's  note says this parchment has been in  his possession for five generations,  and evidently it was in the possession of your mother's people i'or the  same time. Who was the father of  these two brothers?"  She thought a moment.  "Sir Philip Wilberforce was his  name.   He was���������"  "A sailor," I exclaimed.  "Yes, he voyaged in distant seas in  Queen Elizabeth's time.   Geoffrey and  Oliver, his sons,  quarrelled  over  his  property "after his death, and���������"  "There you have it. They divided  his fortune and tore the parchment  apart, it being thought valuable for  some reason and each kept half."  "That is  the  tradition  as  regards  the fortune, and it may account for  the parchment-"  "What next, madam?"  "Tho  families' drifted    apart    and  gradually died out until Sir Geoffrey  and    my mother were  alone left of  their  respective  lines,    and   without  knowing     the  relationship  they  met  and married and 1"���������sha^ faltered and  put her hand over hor face���������"am tho  only ono left of tho family, of either  brunch."  "Now, hero," said T, devoutly, for I  fully believed what I said, "aro the  workings of Divine Providence. The  parchment camo from old Sir Philip,  it wns torn by bis sons and the nieces  came not together until In you tho  ancient linos were united."  '���������Yofl, but what uoea It moan?" she  asked,  turning   to    tho  lublo  again.  "Thero Ih writing on the back."  (To be Continued)  Catarrh  o.  in  How's This ?  Wo offer One Hundred Dollars R������������  ward for any case oJ Catsrr!. tSsat  eannot be cured   by   Hall's  Cure. _'. _  F.   J.   CHENEY   &   CO..   Tolcflo,  **e,  the und&T-icned,  have   s____]-  J.  Cheney for the la..:. 15 years, and _������������,  lieve him perfectly h.nett in ail business  transactions and financially able t<v carr*. i  out any cbliirationsjnade by his firm.  NATIONAL. BANK OF CK3__MrjRCS,  Toledo. O.  Kail's Catarrh Cure is taken internally,  acting directly upon tbe blowi and muc-,  ous surfaces of the system. Testimonials  sent *v_e.    Price 75    cents    per    bottle.  i Sola by all druggists,  I:    Take HaM'n  I Itlon.  Pills tar censiipa-  Farm   !s   Place  Speaking before  of  Opportunity  the experimental  farm superintendents recently assembled in convention at Ottawa, Mr.  George H. Clark, Dominion seed commissioner, sounded a note which is of  special interest at the present crisis  in Canadian agriculture. In prefacing  his address he said:. "Unfortunately  farming during the last ten years or  more has been less attractive to young  men of good ability and to capital than  other industries in urban centres. The  problem of farm labor has been an  exceedingly perplexing one and in eon-  sequence farm systems have been  modified so as to require the minimum  of labor for the maximum yield of net  returns. City industries have completely outbid the farm in the matter  of labor, and it is probably true that  if the opportunities in the city looked  brighter during the past ten years, the  next ten years, in my judgment, assuredly belong to the farm, and the  sooner they realize that the better for  themselves and for all concerned.  Mr. Knagg���������You must admit 1 have  some horse sense.  Mrs. Knagg���������Just about that. Hardly human intelligence.  Jim���������Did Pat throw up his Job in  the powder mill?  Tom���������No; the job threw Pat up���������  about 200 feet.  Granulated Eyelids,  Eyes inflamed by expo*  cure to Sun, Dust and WlnS  ������_*������< tx ir /i-k _r������* quickly relieved by Mmliii  ICyeS fa****!;NosJiartin^  V ,   ju������t Eye Comfort.    A*  Vour Dnjj������|jf������t,s SOe per Bottle, .iurln. Eyo  EiilvcinTubc-2Sc. ForDoohoIHicEyeFrcCuslc  Pruj[g������tfi oi- Murine Eye Kenedy Co., Chiciigw  Tho department i.f education of th9  province of Saskatchewan will Flold a  Riunmor course of liiHtrucflon In agriculture at tho iiroviiicial univoi'Blty at  Siuikutoon.     A   courso   in   .houiichold  science will be held at Regina. Imilvuc-  tlon   In   music   and   phyi-dcnl   train-  will probably ho Included in tho .household   Hcicnco   oouiMi,     These  courneu  will  he  hold dininn  U'o comparatively -duck Homiou In  farm work, to enable nh many larmcrt.  nuns aid ilaiigh-  in.M iih noHHiblo lo tako adviii-tugo of  the Instruction.  A Junketing  Refrigerator  One of the moBt practical junkets  Unit Undo Sam haa ever spoiiBored Ih  tho opoclally fitted refrigerator car  that has bc<?n started around tho  country to demonstrate proper mcth-  odo of handling og_<i and poultry for  shipment.  Tho car Ih u complete refrigerating  laboratory, wlilt'li carrion itn own engine to operato tho cooling apparatus.  :\ is divided Into two roomn. Tho  nr-.it it* of a temperature Hilghlly bo-  low nornii.'. for tho gradual cooling of  tho poultry beforo It Ih placed In tho  othor room, which is -ho refrigerator.  Ex portn f.-oni tho depnrtnifm ot mrrl-  culliir.-- r..:'.k**. th** d^mnmiirntlono  with poultry and oggs supplied by tho  locul de-ileni. 'the HcintllU candling  of ckrb and tholr nielli in packing for  long uhipinoiti in-  ult-.o ^r.nior.r.l.-i..';-;!.  Care of Cattle  As Much Attention Should be Paid to  Yearlings as. Older* Cattle.  ' Of  all  the  cattle  kind  upon    the  farm,  the  yearling's  lot  is    usually  about the worst.    This is too    often  true, when times    aro    good.    When  prices  are high,  and  when, feed    is  cheap.    When this is trrie, then it is  a case of force the feed upon    the  older  animals   and   get    them     into  marketable condition.    Let the yearl-1  ings tako care of themselves.  When  the opposite is true, then It is too often a case of making tho yearlings  stand tho worst of It.   When milk Is  high, it Is a case of force tho cow and  Htarve the yearling.  This is one of tho biggest kind of  mistakes. All experiment gooH to  show that galno may he more economically made upon yearlings than with  other cattle. It. coats less to food a  yearling enough to k_op It alive to bo-  gin wltli, and the rout, goes to make  beef or growth. It doesn't pay to neglect, tho tall when it la a yearling,  over expecting to mako It up again to  tbe calf or to yourself.  NEW R1S. TSgEgi SUH  DON'T WEAR A TRUSS.  BrooUs' Applinii.ce. New  discovery. Wonderful. No  obnoxious springs, or  pnds. Automatic Air Cushions. Bind* nnd draw*  the broken ports together  I as you would a. broken  limb. No salves. No plns-  l-i_. No lies. Humble,  cheap.   Sent  on *U"L$?  prove It.   Vult infonnutioii nml booklet FREE.  C. E. BROOKS, Z003 Stato St., Marshall. Mich.  Canadian Grain Will be Entered  It has boon unnouncod by tho Ex-  pnpltlon until or! Uew nt San Francisco,  that Canadian grain and alfalfa, forming part of tho Canadian Pacific Rull-  way exhibit there, will bo connlderod  oliglblo for awardn. To appreciate thia  decision it should bo pointed out that  this grain wivb not originally entered  in competition, but wao used for din-  ploy purposes, ao part of tlio com-  psuiy'H exhibit, and tho fact that tho  MxnoRlllon authorities liavo decided  to consider this grain when awarding  prlucH is a ve-y great, compliment to  it, and to those dletrlctii iu which it  \va-; srown.  Improved Surgery  Small  Percentage of Wounds in War  Have Been Fatal  Tho available French statistics from ���������-..  official reports gathered early in the  war, that I., for tho first four months,  seemed to. Indicate tliat Up to December 1st, a Httlo Iobb than }".V_ per cenL  of tho woundu wont on to fatal termination. ThlB ilguro seemed so olw  in comparison with tho death rata of  other wan*, as to be almost Incredible  until It waH realized what ningnillcenl,  otrldos conservative nurgcry anil the  antiseptic treatment; of wounds have  n ado during tho last generation.  in tho Crimean war 1&.U1 per emit  of the French wounded died from tholr  Injuries. In the lf-renali-lUilta?.-Austrian  war of 18D9-18C0, lho percent nee ������'  doath among tho French wounded wo*  neatly 17.H por cont. The condltionti i������*  regards nationality, high development  of Hiirglcnl practice and army medico)  organization no fnr iih, that, was in being woro tho Biimo In both cusoh und  wore tho bent in the world at tho time,  although the louaeit, It can well he  undorntood, wero appulllng.  "What, canned tho coolness bttwccw  you and Jonen?"  "A boated argument."  W. N. U. 1050  V oo  Sec the  r,nrirRhntt Airenf  HAVE SURE KNOTTERS AND. ARE LIGHT DRAF1 '_**<*.'������������������{  ���������"���������'J ������������������/;���������'-_.  SrHE ;;&|-Vp^_ CHESTON, B. C.  ���������_^*m  Protection of Forests  TO  ^'���������'    ��������� ���������   ���������' '  Jusk what you have always  wanted  iox Gakes, Bisciiitis*'  WafHes, Puddings, Gravies,  Soups, etc. T  "CASCO" is the refined Potato  Flour ��������� unequalled for purity  and flavor.  Be sure to ask your Grocer for  "CASCO" Potato Flour.  THE CANADA STARCH CO., LIMlTEEo  MONTREAL 89  3JL  _unj_i Ml***  H H __* I Is3!! ��������������� si a ���������������*- ���������  3>3 g^B-****-m m*x.mw.Mm\m  Canada is Dependent on Timber Crops  as  Weil   as  Agriculture    '  The    proper   interpretation of forestry, and what it actually; means to  Canada.,cannot be stated too frequently.    The   future  of  this  country   depends, upon our making every acre productive*   Broadly speaking, theyearth's  surface ca_. be made productive in two  ways only" by . prodiicin"1 ��������� a^riculturs.^  or  timbsry crops.    South of the 60th  parallel,  about   69   per  cent,   of  the  area of Canada is unsuited for agri-  c.ultuial c.roi'S.v A very large proportion  of this":-.non-agricultural  land  is  suitable  for the  production   of  merchantable timber.    The production of  forest products has been and will always been one of our chief industries.  At the present time forest industries  supply y 12;-per   cent,   of  our  foreign:  trade, 16 per cent, of our railroad traffic, and eaual in Value to our annual  wheat     crop.    We have a choice yto  make.   Shall we let these valuable industries perish for want of raw material  or shall  we  perpetuate  them by  protection of our present mature timber fi'd-m  tire, by protection    of the  ��������� young, forests .of our non-agricultural  lands, arid by the logging of our forests in such a manner as to encourage the reproduction of valuable forests?    The perpetuation of these iu-  dustiies.and their source of raw materia;  by the  investment of  such  expenditure as the anticipated croD will  is forestry.���������H. R. MacM.  WATERPROOF CCKJLARS AND CUFFS  Sometlun-,' better than linen ana big*  laundry bills Wash It with soap ana  water. Ml stores or direct. Stale style  and size. For 35c we will mail you  THE ARLINGTON COMPANY OF CANADA,  Limited  68 Fraser Avonue, Toronto, Ontario  v*t a. _. x ct ix i.  Society on the Farm  Ask for Minard's and take no other.  MOTHERS!  Don't   fail  tfinntm  aiftur  For  to  arocure  WiHSLOW'5 SOUIHiNG  Your   Children. While   Teething  It soothes the Child, Softens tho Gums,  Allays the Pain. Dispels "Wind Colic, and  Is-.th. Best  Remedy  for  infantile  L*iar-  ��������� srhoea.   . . ..   .  TWENTY-FIVE CENTS A BOTTL.  5"______   "_"_**    *������ "  B      _fe_ __������������-��������� _���������&������_*_%__  _���������&__:__ iu #*&___ dwrs_Ki_Ei9  H you feei'OUT of SORTS' 'RUN DOWN* 'GOT the BLUES'  SU. FER from KIDNEY. BLADDER, HKRVOUS DISEASES.  CHRONIC WB/VKNBSS.ULCF.R-.SKIN ERUPTIONS,PILES,  write for _ k������__l CL.O_K BOiinD iaSSICAI. SCC������ C*'.'  th-.s diseases and WONDERFUL CURBS effected b.  THENeW. RENCHREMEDY.Not No2H.3  THERAPIOM?������lS^^-  thuyamedr for your OWN ailment.* Absolutely FREfi  Ko-.'follow up* circulars. j_c>G_ili;������__>ri5. j_R.i_EC���������_n_  MCD.CO.HAV ER-TOCKIlD.HAUPSl'EAD LONDON,ENG  We WANT TO PROVE THERA-ION WI-S, CORK tOU.  Venice Once Richest City in the World  Venice is believed to liave originated  early in. the-' Christian era. The islands which later fo.med the city serv-  _ ed as- a .refuge 'for inhabitants of  neighboring cities during the invasion  of Attila, the Hun, 452. The establishment of a government is recorded  the same year.  Venice became a republic in 687,  when the" first Doge was seated. -A  senate governed the city.  ��������� The city was constantly compelled  to defend itself against pirates and  other cities for 1,000 years. It was  almost; always at"w������ .r, but it rose* to be  the -wealthiest city of the world.  Its merchant ships numbered 3,300  ;ves.sel. in: 1473. ft '. was the great  maritime power of the world. In.-;1797  Napoleon Bonaparte extinguished the  Venetian republic. She regained her  possession in 1814 and a year later  a Lombardo-Venetian kingdom was  established.  After a revolution in. 1840 Austria  obtained the territory but in 1866 was  compelled to relinquish it to Italy.  . Read  News   /  "I notice that you publish a verse-  from, the Bible every &sy:" - siaid the  caller to the editor of the newspaper.  "Dovyour subscribers ever, read it?"  "Should say they do," replied the  editor. "Why, it is news to most of  them."  THE ONLY MEDICINE  FOE LITTLE ONES  Driftwood  That  Finds an  Anchorage  in the Role of a Farm Hand  In our fathers' days the farmhand  was the son of a neighboring farmer,  working by the month for the first payment on a farm of^his own. Now he  is usually a bit of" human driftwood  floating on an unchartered sea, with-no  anchorage for th* winter save perilous  roadsteads like Hinky Dink's place in  "Chi." A letter from a South Dakota  farmer throws a flood of .light, not altogether pleasant, on this generally  -neglected phase of country-life development:  "Here are a few of the more striking  men who. have worked for: us in the  past few years: The son of a member  of the British parliament, the nephew,  of a celebrated surgeon, a chocolate  colored Maltese globe-trotter, a sidetracked civil engineer whose education  extended: through integral and differential -calculus, a British sailor, a  United States cavalryman, two prize-  fightersjw_wi ex-convict, a long-haired  poet, a barber, an escaped inmate of  the States Hospital for the Insane at  Cherokee, Iowa, a locomotive engineer,  and a man win. said, that his last job  had been boring holes, in macaroni."  Rather different from the men one  visualizes as joining the family at  mealtime on a western farm, isn't it?  "Most of them,!~ continues our farni-  er-correspondent, "were defectives, in  some way, but none of them were  worse for their sojourn with us. They  were not all incompetent���������and we  can judge men only by the way they  do their "work."���������Colliers.  Germany lias Lost He? Smit |  Two Theories of Human Nature That  Will Fight Each Other Out  Germany has lost her soul and  morally isolated her people to an extent that makf*s it difficult for us to  realize how.it is possible to negotiate  a peace wtih her. What has her policy of .rightfulness accomplished in  the way of material gain? Her brut-  alization of Belgium has created a  moral and material difficulty from  whose coils the contortions of her travellers iu ' intrigue, like Herr Dern-  burg, will never release her- The sinking of the Lusitania turns America into an avowed or a virtual associate  of the allies. But a not less important effect is the immense stimulation  it has administered to the spirit of  her adversaries; Is that negligible?  Perhaps���������-to a stupid materialism such  as hers. But not to those who measure  events in terms of human thought and  feeiing rather than in. numbers and  material alone. If her poisonous gases  deal out a frightful form of death to  some hundreds of British and French  officers and men, they also multiply  tenfold the vim of the armies of Flanders and France. The two theories of  human nature will fight each other  out, and we need not doubt where the  victory will be.���������London Nation.  _SS-S������_____=_3  Sold W til! ^s>o_lslioe dealers  AMfomly every ������nember///;g__naily  ewt-ww.wj^  i3&,x*������<vy  J? iiSv  U 4  Only the uninformed endure the  agony of corns. The knowing ones ap-  plv Holloway's Corn Cure and get re-  lief - - ���������    ���������    .  "My wife made me a success," remarked the man.  "I am glad to hear you say that,"  declared his pastor.  '.'Yes, she has always wanted  many things that I've just had  hustle."  so  to  Baby's Own Tablets are the only  medicine for little ones, being guaranteed by a government analyst to be  absolutely free from injurious drugs.  They are pleasant to take, act mildly  ^ali^ed, and'the^nin1. p^ov^ce^ group  The "Dominion" of Canada  We are accustomed to take the expression of the "Dominion" of Canada  for granted; bh^ the original of that  somewhat unusual word is known to  very few. When at length the great  scheme  of Sir John Macdonald  was  The Motto of the  Merchants Bank of  Canada  The statement of the Merchants  Bank of Canada which is published in  this issue, and whicl. is well worthy of  close study, shows clearly that the  management have strained every effort to prepare this institution for any  sudden call, and now: with over twenty-one millions of actual cash assets,  and an increase . of one-third over  last year's good showing of "quick assets," it faces any temporary financial  disturbance with, unruffled front.  Yet this has been done without  materially affecting commercial loans  in Canada, with, considering the  ���������shrinkage in general business, cannot  be considered to show a serious drop,  the reduction being only about 10%���������  while loans on stocks, etc., show a  slight Increase in Canada but. a decrease of almost two millions outside  of Canada.  From a shareholder's point of view  the fact that while profits have fallen  off, yet the usual dividends hav. been,  earned and paid, must be a satisfaction, while every one will rejoice at  the generally healthy condition revealed by the bank's statement-  The management have shown that  they are not mere fair weather pilots,  and while they have reaped the benefits accruing from their past wisdom of  accumulating a good, reserve against  the proverbial rainy day, they have  been able without any dislocation of  current business to make an unpre-  cedently strong showing,, one which  will inspire us all with increased confidence in thoir institution.  o^RNESS  pressiy  That's  is manufactured ex-  for harness,  why it prevents cracking and  a makes the leather  soft and pliable. One  rubbing with Eureka  makes an old set of  harness, look like  new.  Dealers Everywhere  '������������������' r~~"^_-.-- ' .  ������������������'.-', '���������.Tite   .���������  /IMPERIAL JOJL .COMPANY  Limited  Sl^fP^  Maae in  Csnaua  but effectively, and always relieve constipation, indigestion, colds and simple fevers and regulate the stomach  and bowels. Concerning them ?._rs.  Donald Ettinger, Georgefield, N-S.,  writes: "Baby's Own Tablets are the  only medicine I can get that always  do my little ones good and I always  Jceep them in the house." The Tablets arc sold by medicine dealers or by  mail at 25 cents a box from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  SHE QUIT  But It Was a Hard Pull  It  is  hard  to believe that  tea    or  coffee will put a person In such    a  condition as it did this woman.   She  tells   her own story:  . "I did not believe coffee caused my  'trouble, and frequently said I liked it  so *wj_11 I would not, and   could not,  quit drinking it, but I.was a miserable sufferer from hoart trouble and  nervous prostration for four years."  (Tea is just as injurious as coffee,  iipcauHO it, too, contains tho health-  destroying drug   caffeine.)  "1 was scarcely able to bo around,  had no enorgy and did not care for  anything. Was emaciated and had a  constant pain around my hoart until  I thought I could not ondure ii,  "Frequently I had norvous chills  nnd tho least excitement would  drlvo sleep away, and any Hi tlo  noise would upset mo terribly. I  ���������was gradually getting worse until  finally I aalcod myself what's tlio use  of being sick nil tho tlmo and buying  modlclno so that I could Indulgo niy-  Bolf In coffoo?  'So I got some Poatum to help mo  jiult. I mado It strliJUy according to  diroctlona and I want to toll you that  r-hango wns tho groatoat atop In my  llfo. It was onBy to quit coffeo because J now like i'oiiluin bolter than  tho coffoo.  "Ono by ono of tho old troubles  loft until now I am In Bplondld health,  nervotv steady, heart all right and the  pain all ''.one. K'uvor liuvo any xuoiv  aervouj* cIiUIh, don't' tnlcn any modl-  -Ino, can do nil my liouao work and  have done a _���������*:'.nt iiont hoMido."  Namo given by Canadian Foatum  Co. WIiu'Ihot. Ont. Head "Tho Road  ro WftllvlllP," in pkiw.  PofUum com en In two forms:  Pontum Cereal���������tho original form-���������  must bo woll Imllod. ��������� 15c and 25c  iueka,~c''.  Revolt of the West  It is all very well to pass resolutions  and send memorials    to the government, and as long as the farmeBr do  that and nothing else both political  parties will love the farmers as thoy  do now; but they will never give them  anything approaching a square deal.  The  U.me  for resolutions and  memorials is past.    In 19>. > five hundred  farmers from western Canada went to  Ottawa and demanded square deal legislation.   It cost them probably close  to $50,000 to send the delegation to  Ottawa, and they didn't get 15' cents'  worth of helpful loglslatlou In return  for it.   Now, If the farmers are willing  to forget that they havo ever boon Grit  or Tory, and aro willing to dig up another $50,000 or more to carry on the  campaign for tho election of independent candidates, tbey will get results,  and good results.���������The' Grain Growers'  Guide.  ed themselves together into one great  confederation, a serious difficulty was  presented by the choice of a suitable  name.* For a time almost a deadlock  ensued.  At length one old member of parliament rose from his seat and told his  colleagues that he had read In his  Bible that very morning the words:  "His dominion shall be from the one  sea to the other." Accordingly he suggested that Canada should be known  as the Dominion, or God'c, Land. The  suggestion seized upon the hearts and  imaginations, of those present and it  was promptly acted uyon.���������Pall Mall  Gazette-  tUUI  aBiTrtiirf-  are.  I  No Depletion of Live Stock  The live stock commissioner of the  province of Alberta says that notwithstanding the high prices paid for  grain since the'beginning of the war  there has been little or no depletion  of the amount of live stock being  raised by farmers and ranchers. An  exception may be made in the case of  hogs, which respond very quickly to  market conditions, but the hog industry also now shows increasing importance. All over the province the  horse, cattle, and sheep Industry is  continuing to grow in importance.  Inotant  Mootum������������������-n  noimtio  i'"'*"^1 i ���������u/iiborforcc and  of hot  _> v.4,,',** *j  ~<ll**!iolvof*  quiclcly In a  cup  ���������wai^r   nnd,   with   orvwun   an J  mnlcca a doliclmui beverugo instantly  I'Oo nnd r.Or* IhiH.  Both  klndu  are  equally    doUcioun  Theoe Pills Cure Rheumatism.-���������To  the many who suffer from rheumatism  a trial ol' Parmelee's Vegetable Pills is  recommended, They havo pronounced  I action upon tho liver and kidneys and  'by rr-^ulfithif** tho action of theso organs act as an alternative In preventing the admixture of uric acid and  blood that cause*?! this painful disorder.  Thoy muni be taken according to directions and usee* steadily and thoy  will spoodily give evidence of their  beneficial effects.  A   Bit  of  His Veiled   Sarcasm  TM������ ������tory\ which Is, perhaps, very  old to the ������uivh ol many, .cully iiud  Uh origin with Joseph II. Clioat. :  A pompous young man hustled Into  IiIh of-i__.   "Tlilr, Mr. Chnatc?"  "Yes," responded tho illHtlngulalicrt  lawyer, with hit; blandont snillo.  "Wei!, I'm Mr. Wllberforce, of Wll-  berfurco & .lone*:."  "Take a chair, _ir." mild (Mioato,  with a wave of the hand.  "Mv father W.k*. a <*ou::l!i of U1������hop  l  Make the Liver  Do its Duty  Nine time* in ten wlien (tie liver is right the  ttomach and bowels are riglit.  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS  gently but firmly torn-  pel a lazy live* to  do its duty  Cures Con-  Htipnlion,  Headache, and Diatreas after Eating.  Small Pill, Small Dose, Small Price  .Genuine must bear Signature  A Household Medicine.���������They that  are acquainted with the sterling properties of Dr. Thomas' Eclcctrlc Oil in  the treatment of many ailments would  not be without It In the house. It is  truly a household medicine and as It Is  effective In dealing with many ordinary complaints it is cheaper than a  doctor. So keep It at hand as tho call  for it may come most unexpectedly.  and have been for more  than Sixty Years, Leaders and  Standards of Canadian Trade  and all thinking Canadians  will continue to always  Insist  tJpon Having  None but  TYPHOID  "Take two chain!," said C'lionlo.  ^S^^3S*t*  lrwrw*f vvw 'am WTmrwy m^iy^^www <i  The Peril of Venice  With Italy In tho war a spot dear to  tho tourist, the traveller and tin* lovor  of tho artistic and romantic is In porll.  Vonico, of all tho Italian coast towns,  Ih the most vulnerable When sho was  mint reus of Llm sea and hor merchant-  nun i,ii\U-i] iV.r ",v*M.T!-. nf th**- Vimvn  world while her colonies spread ovor  tho levant and her wurnhlpH humbled  tho Turks, the lagoons and tho long  sandbars woro cUoeuvo pioi.oci.lon.  Tint today thoso watora aro too tshal-  lows for the Italian Hoot and her pro-  tocto'rii niuht coin*- from the nearest  naval base at Tavanto to save her from  tho modern lom. rango guns of the  Austrian nlilpH that could attack from  r������/������.������. I'-" iU"v. ir"* "���������>������������������'-������ r.i-ror.it Mi_  Adriatic���������Now York Bon.  As birds aro the chief onemies of  our insect pests, it is vory important  In the destruction and control of  th03c insect pests to pay particular  attention to tho question of the protection and encouragement of our native Bpoclon ot insectivorous birds.���������  T)r. C. GordoA Hewitt, Dominion Entomologist, at tho 1915 annual meeting of conimlflsiQii oj: conservation.  Unwritten History  Britain owes much to Winston  Churchill. Mr. Churchill fought tho  little-navy section of his own party.  Ho dovclopcd the aerial wing of tho  navy. Italy is said to bo deserving  of the credit Mr. Cimrc.iUl rccolvcd  for the mobilizing of the British fleet.  Germany dlscroetly Inquired in April  of 1914 as to whether Italy would  fight with tho Teutonic alliance, according to tho torniB of tho Triple alliance. Italy passed the word to Britain what was Impending, and Winston Churchill disguised a mobilization of tho fleet In tho Torm of tho  j rTAnt nnvnl review in July.���������Toronto  Telegram.  A woman who had engaged a now  servant felt that h1k������ had nt lust so-  cured the proverbial treasure, for the  girl neemod to havo a dun appreciation of her beautiful home.  "So you prefer to work in flue  hounen?" she roninrknd.  "Bhurc, mum," ropllod tho girl. "It's  a nlc.'UiU.o to hov mithln* but IxpluHlve  dlahcu to hreait.  la no more necessary  than Smallpox, Aim;/  experience b_������ demonstrated  Uio almost miraculous efficacy, and harmlessness, ol Antityphoid VacclnaUon.  Be vaccinated NOW by your physician, you nnd  jrour family. It Is more vital than houio Insurance*  Asle your physician, drueclst, or send lor Hnva  you hnd Typhoid?" telling of Typhoid Vaccine,  results from use, and dancer from Typhoid Carrlert.  Hie CUTTER LABORATORY, BERKELEY, CAL.  PEODUCIIIC VACCINES 6 SERUMS UNDKR U. 0, ������OV. LICtMM  Irrigation at Medicine Hat '  An Irrigation association has been  formed at Medicine Hat, and proposes  to put about 10,000 acres ot land uu-  dor irrigation north of that city. Tho  project involves the sinking of a  number of gas wells. Power will bo  developed by moans of tho natural  gas to pump wator from tho Saskatchewan river, which will bo used  for irrigating the landij.  MINARD'S I-INIMENT 18 tho  only Liniment asked for at my storo  and tlio only one wo Hoop for aalc.  All the peoplo uso it.  HAIILIN FULTON.  Pleasant Bay, C.n.  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THF HRFfiTflN _?��\.��f:_-j
a   eses     VllteVI   WIS    V-fet V ���_��� V0
Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.
Subscription : $2 a year in advance ;
$2.50 to United States points.
C. F. Hayes, Owner and Editor.
A Good Publicity Move
The request of the board ot* trade
to the ranchers, through the Fruit
Growers Union, that in each bos oi'
apples or other fruit package, in
which it is practical, a copy of the
board's booklet setting forth the
agricultural advantages of the district be placed, is one that should
be taken up by every Valley fruit
A more effective and economical
method of calling public attention
to the Valley and   its agricultural
and horticultural possibilities could
hardly be devised. With the special
efforts  being  made   to   have  this
year's apple  crop  available to the
prairie  farmer with  every possible'      .       ���      .���    ��� j ��� i -i���   _> t-t
., -. ��� not senouslv  impaired while  B.C
middleman     expense     eliminated.!,   , .,      r��  .     j-^���,���������j
* ,     ., stakes a month  on  to discuss and
these publicity booklets are reason- j   ,.    ,
ably sure to reach  a very desirable j
class  of  prospective  settlers  at   a
time   and   under   conditions  that |
ensure reasonable consideration.
If the Valley is ever to fully I
reach its natural high standard as I. If General Joffre, the great
an intensive farming and fruit \ French commander, is correctly re-
country it will require the on-the-1 ported, it seems safe to assume that
land co-operation of many of the at- jthe w*5 is almost, if not quite, half
present prairie farmers,
prairie     agricultural      experience
material they could gather together
to use against Sir Kiehard, to say
nothing of the fun they could stir
up for him by handing out some of
the Conseevative government good
things to Liberal party workers.
In view of past dissatisfaction in
B.C. with coalition governments
and the chaos that would undoubtedly follow any amalgamated administration by parties in which
feeling runs so high against each
other, such a move would not have
public commendation
The public has been so fed up on
charges and counter charges by
both parties of dishonesty and incapacity for goverring the province
that nr thing but an appeal to the
people will satisfactorily settle the
matter. Under these circumstances the fact that Canada is at war
is entitled to little or no consideration. The voice of the public can
be had in. less than a month and in
that short time the other proviuees
are wen aoie to ses to it tnst Uaua-
da's part in the affairs of empire is
Clark's Veal  Loaf
tslth lbs
mill   aiiv
_-__-�� ��riii
Koast iSeei
if    necessary,   provincial
. governmental affairs.
j _   ���
Second Stage of War
many of them look forward to retiring to the less rigorous fruit-
ranch life for their declining years,
and with the exceptional prosperity
the war is bringing them the time
for their quitting then- prairie holdings is coming earlier than at first
Ail of which should convince that
no time should be lost in giving all
possible publicity to the Valley at
Mi is time, and in this good work
each and every rancher can lend
a helping hand with no extra labor
or expense to himself.
Be a booster. Get your supply
of booklets this week.
when you   can   get
such delicious Cooked Meats and Fish
ready  to  serve.
All our stock is
selected quality, and
you will be pleased
with them. Here
are a few suggestions
-,"���'-.' Pbrls & Beans
���'.������;";   Potted
Fresh CasiM Fraser
River Salmon
Hoibrook   Herring
in Tomato Sauce
Imported   Sardines
Your money back if goods
are not satisfactory
Phone 63
General Merchant
J    ST, **��_ .   fc7
A Coalition Government?
Some of the Tory weeklies are
putting out feelers on the question
������!' ii coalition gocernrnent in British
Columbia foi* the duration of the
war. The Grand Forks Gazette
assures us that " not a few of the
''leading Liberals would bo willing
"to accept positions in the cabinet,
'though the rank and iile are
"'strongly opposed to the proposal."
This suggestion, however, is not
in harmony with a statement issued
by Premier McBride early in July,
to the effect that "the provincial
5* election will be held within the
"confiti-hitionul time," which means
going to the people before April
While the coalition government
story comes from papers that .should
have things tipped off to them
pretty straight, it can he set down
;im oik; of the wonders of the age if
<ueh ii thing cnmcK to piiKK.
fl' conditions nt Victoria are as
bad as our Liberal friends maintain
gentlemen at the, \u-.(a\ of tho party
would ho recreant; to (heir trust to
sanction two or three of tho mon
higher   up   in   iho   party   onunoilH,
��� ���'.'ii,    ' ������iu\>ni .iri'.t i  '/i-lphig    i<>    pi'O-
loiig ih<' diiyri of a jj-overnnieiit, mo
corrupt unci iiw-'ipuh]-' uh Liberal
p!*<r���*; and ornto.K havo roproKontod
McBride, HowHcr A_ (.Jo. to be,
Looked at from the ConKt-ivntive
uiighi it would Im* likewise fatal I'or
Sir ({ich'U'd to make iinv ��ie-b
move. Such an admission oli'wrnk-
m<*mh would ftcfimiHly iill'cei, t Im- /_ iv-
'���nmn'iit.'H chance  of   return  ut. the
After the 1 over*< *3-e is said to nave olescribed.
tne war as tailing islo vtiree pares.
The first was the German offensive last fall which was stopped at
the Marne. The second is still in
progress, in what is virtually a
siege of Germany, insofar as the
western front is concerned, at least.
The third stage, according to the
reported belief of the great French
general, wiii be comparatively
brief. From this we may assume
that in his -opinion Germany will
have weakened herself so seriously
in men and resources  by her  des-
|-_xcfci>e buj. uicb     *i_ii      Kxxjvxi    iiuiiio   vlxcx/v
when the final  allied assault takes
place she will be quickly beaten.
The assumption that when the
tide turns against Germany she
will be rather quickly mastered is
not unreasonable. Tho inhuman
treatment of the Belgians, the sinking of the Lusitania, the use of gas
bombs, the dropping of shells on
unprotected British and French
villages, and the utter disregard of
all the humane features of the rules
of international warfare, brand
Germany as. a military bully, and
who ever knew of a bully who
wasn't a quitter.
In this wearing down process two
different methods are in vogue.
Owing to geographical conditions
Britain and France find it necessary to resort to trench warfare,
but the Russians are out to mako a
quicker job of it. Petrograd was
not disturbed ovor tho Gorman ad-
vnnce in Galicia because it know
that to make tho adyanco the
Kaiser muNt havo lost hundreds of
thousands of men and that those
losses could not bo mado good,
while Russia had not put more
than one fifth of her available
military strength on tho batfclo-
front. Thus wo may soe moro
Russian lotiromontH and advances
ovor that spacious torritory.
'Clio host way to wear tho onomy
out is to keep him moving either n��
u fiigjlh'i* oi- utt ;t pti-sui'j'. If uiu
Allies can continue to bleed normally and Austria at the rate of ton
or fifteen thousand mon a day on
all fronts, a fow months honoo will
find iho enemy very wobbly on his
Money i.i enming in ko readily Mint,
('iv'HWwo.1 will *-;i\i* two lUiu.liiui-
tfilliH, instead of one, In the '111-Kootenay   l/al f.tlion.
News of Kootenay
Kaslo hospital is well filled with
patients at present.
Nelson will haye its annual fall fair
this year on Sept. 23 and 24.
Rossland is spending $2,875 on a new
heating plant for the public school.
The wet weather has ruined much
of the none-too-large Sloean hay crop.
Castlegar mill is running full time
at present, with   a. monthly payroll of
The National Pole Co. at Castlegar
is shipping three oars of poles daily to
Iowa points.
Owing to the heavy rains Ains-
worth's cherrv crop is a complete failure this year.
Fernie expects to raise enough
money to buy a couple of machine
guns for the 54th Battalion.
Fernie ia offering the citizens $4,643
worth of debenturesini $100 lots at .92.
They bear 5J per cent, interest.
Indians from across the line are reported to be destroying fish and game
in the Sheep Creek country.
Provincial tax receipts at Revelstoke
up tci .Tune SO this, year, were almost
equal to fcho   same six n onfchs in 1914.
OhickoiiH caught running at largo in
Kaslo in future are to be impounded.
It costs 25 conts per head to get them
Cranbrook has finally decided to
hold a fall fair this year, though tho
city council is making no grant to it
as yot.
The Phoenix Pioneer status that
thoro aro 750,000 Kamloops Hal mon
trout at tho Garrard hatchery ready
for distribution.
Pete Boyle, tho oldest white? resident
of ���Rust*. Kootenay, who has niudo tho
foothills his homo sineo 1804, died at
Cranbrook lawL wook.
Golden will raise $8,tt00 for school
purposes this year. Nakusp has drop-
pod its school appropriation for tho
year from $1,400 to $1000.
Rovolatnke is looking for 100 mon to
(Hvo $10 each to  puvchm*-c ��. machine
pin for the  filth Battalion.    Roi.rlnnd
cuts it down to -10 mon at $25 each.
A Kaslo correspondent suggests that
tho dozen of lnnferH nrnnnd that placo
he rounded up, their nameii published
and otherwise shoved Into enlisting.
A. 11. TrlfceH of Ferine received a
shipment of ovor two thousand  trout
���f<\��"��    l.ltl M * * *l�� ft T*tl -I** >
to   inexperience
lln*m died.
Black raspberries made their appearance on Nelson market on Saturday.
next.   i/enernl   election.      Were   i\\o
��� ���nernv iriven tlio   rwhriiniMf rut ion  of'
even one of   the   spending   dep/irl-| Mince the minunl meeting on July 10,
ni'Mitw    think     of     the    campaign | two of the three  h-ivr qui!
Depeudeut- of _oiu.iev_ enlistKu. at
Fernie are now drawing $700 monthly
XXXSXXX   VUG X cfrl/i-VSiaO  X? _l_lu��
Between the rain and the bees Mii'-
row Lake ranchei's have had poor
luck with cherries this year.
For the week ending July 10 the
Great Northern Railway used 8,400
tons of coal from Fernie mines.
Fernie AFrae Press: Among - the
sporting possibilities in the near future
is an automobile race to Elko and return.       .
Over seven miles of the automobile
road up Revelstoke mountain is now
completed. At least two more will be
finished this year.
Provided they secure a high school
principal at the salary offered Cranbrook schools will be operated at $120
per month less than last term,
The East Kootenay Lumber Co. this
week received an order for 5,000 grain
doors for the C.P.R. They expect to
start two shifts at their  Jaifray mill.
Kaslo Kootcnain: A somewhat
curious animal was observed last week
in the vicinity of B Avenue. ��� The creature had the head, oyes and ears of a
rat, the body of a squirrel, white feet
and a large bushy tail, which was
white underneath.
Tenders:  Vegetable Packing
Croston Fruit Growers Union, Ltd.,
Croston, B.C., is open to recoivo sealod
tondo.i8 from parties to contract to
pack Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Corn, etc.
at fcho Erickson warehouse.
Description of tho work this involvos
onn ho (jot faoni fche TTnion ofilce.
Tondors to bo in tho Union ofllce by
Tuesday, July 27.
Tenders for Janitor
Sealed tenders will bo received up
to July 25, 1015, for Janitor work of
Cre-iton Public School for a torin of
oiio your. For full particulars hoo tho
Sucrofcary-TiojiHiirer, Mils. Maixan-
dainib, Oroston,
Lowest nor any tondor not necessarily
a erupted.
B     1-
uuunnnni  unv   bdffiT-iril
ff JIIIIUG) wua  lauluij
Rnvae and firatftt.
UUAGi}   UI1U   UIUICO     .
Ro-jgh end Orssssd l!imbe
Bull for Service
Purebred Jersey Bull���Brampton
Prince���for service. Good producing
strain, Fee $5. STOCKS & JACKSON
Mountain View Ranch, Creston.
Purebred Poultry For Sale
Tenders for Wood
.. ii..
./ui, i it, mfj,
in   feeding   nio_<,   of
me mi in i in-'.ennui i iiihiee uppeaiH
i��>    oi- <i    miii >    uiu*    iii, iNi-w    iMinver
Herald: -('oiiiplnint, Iiiih hcen miide
that, a number of people me nulnt.
Uynionite ��i. Moyie and Yahk, which
in n-HiilMiiff in llimiMiiiKln o|' de.td Huh
being found in tlu-wateiH of thcHe
f!r:!ii:iyr pl.-tce,*:.
���Sealeil tendeiH will bo rocoivod up to
July 25, 1015, for 20 cords of eoidwood
for Croston Public School. For all
other particular1! see the Seo.efcH.y-
TrcuBiivor, Muh. R1au.Awiiaink, Oroston, B.C.
LowohIiIioi* any tondor not noooHaarily
mm     W*��fc�� W*   m*       m   W�� m%       mwmt ��*���*��-�� ft.
Healed tcndcris will be receive*! up in
July 25, 1111 f>, for loilHonilnin-jf or paint-
In e the interior of Crcriton Public
Hcliofil. Full pai'tienlaiH uh to work
ii i|iiu inn uo ��u ilium on  iippneaiion in
4},n     U.,,.....* 'I'��  lr-. mm- .   .
T-ANDA1N10, tJrOHfcoil.
LoWesf or any tondor not necessarily
-High Ci_\.s8_
White Wyandotte &
Barred Rock   Hens
Cocks, Cockerels  &
Brod from Prizo-WinnOrs and a
grand layinpf strain. $1.50 to $5.00
each, according to quality. Fancy
Pigeons $1.50 por pair.
A. HAYES, Gannlngton, Ont
Ai iVi8ra0u.ii
moAi.iori in
High class Boots and Shoos
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Saddle and Harness   .
Repairing a Speciatly
Plumbing, Tinning and
General Repair Work
Done   by
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IKNMMMilttNK -re  HE CRESTON REVIEW  y/iS  Grand Forks mayor will draw $360  salary this year. The aldermen are  paid $225.  UranorooK   may  training  department  school work.  close the   manual  of   the  public  "Recent heavy rains at Princeton  have put the grasshopper plague out  of business.  Midway has purchased five acres of  land for a school site. A new $2000  school will be built this year.  .PS I  Conducted by L. R. HARTILL, B.S.A.,  Assistant Provincial Fruit Inspector  Creston, -J.*-. Telephone 61  Small Fruits  GOVERNMENT HOUSE, VICTORIA  June 30th, 1915  Present:  HIS HONOUR THE LIEUTENANT-  GO VEkNOk IN COUNCIL.  Whereas  by an Act Respecting  Pound Districts it is enacted that the  Lieutenant-Governor in Council may,  by Order-in-Council made public by  notice in the British Columbia Gazette,  constitute any part of the Provin ce of  British Columbia not within thelimits  of municipality into a pound district;  And whereas under the provisions of  this Act application has been made'to  constitute'that portion of A the County  of Kootenay, known as Creston, and  comprising the following area: Commencing at the S.W. corner of Lot 525,  and following a line in an easterly  direction to the S.E. corner of Lot 525,  and cbntihuinj? easterly to the. S.E.  corner of Sub Lot 15, thence north to  the N.E, corner of Sub Lot 17, thenfce  westerly to a point on the east line of  Lot 524, thence in a northerly direction to the N.E. corner of Lot 524,  thence west to the N.W, corner of Lot  524, thence south to the point.of commencement, a.pound district.���������������������������'������������������ A',.  And whereas notice of intention to  constitute such district a pound district was given in accordance with the  requirements of the Act, and following such notice objection was ma^eby  certain proprietors within they proposed pound district;  And whereas "a further- notice was  published requiring a- majority of the  proprietors within the proposed pound  district to forward a petition requesting that_ the proposed pound district  be constituted;.- A . ,. ;r;-.  And whereas -in ;:��������� response   to A they  latter notice 64 occupiers-of the total  number of persons qualified to sign the  petition have signified their, approval  '.of the application:  And whereas the Act provides that  if thg petition of the majority of the  proprietors be forwarded to;the;Hon.  Minister of Finance and Agriculture,  then in such.case the proposed pound  , district may be constituted;" y A A; yf"  On the recommendation of the Hon.  Minister of Finance and Agriculture  and under the fcrbvisioris^ of the  "Pound District Act,"  HisHonourtheLiOutenant-Governor  of British Columbia,.: by and with the  advice of his Executive Council, has  been pleased to order, and. it is hereby  ordered, that that portion of - the  County of Kootenay known as Creston  and comprised within the above  description, be constituted a pound  district.  H.E.YOUNG,  Clerk, Executive Council.  The growing of small fruits is one of  the' most promising side lines for the  orchardist with," .but a comparatively  small acreage of fruit trees, In nearly  all sectionsof the" Province small fruits  do remarkably well and there is an  increasing demand for this produce at  good prices,  The greatest difficulty experienced  in growing small fruits is to secure an  adequate supply of labor at picking  time and unless one is sure of an  available supply of labor for picking  the fruit, the area planted should not  be greater than can be handled by the  family of - the grower and any other  labor that is sure to be available.  i_se -'character ox tne soil, climate  conditions, proximity of good markets  jam factories, . transportation and  labor" are all important factors and  should receive the careful consideration of the prospective grower  small fruits.       _  protection such as may be provided by  covering them   with straw   or coarse  stable manure,   This covering should  v6  xSxt,  on ui*.  p-i3.n_s  ia> _______   tne  biooming period and prevent the blossoms being -frosted, also that the  plants may escape the destructive alternate freezing arid thawing common  in spring. Later it is usually advisable to remove all of the mulching  material and give the path a thorough  euiwvftuiouiiuu care_itx  Tt__.j-    ^..**n*4i~. r���������  XXCbXXXX.    VTCCUlUg.  .It is not advisable to take more than  two crops from a patch unless heavy  fertilizing of the soil is practised, as  strawberries are heayy surface feeders.  The average crop of strawberries is  about 250 crates per acre and like most  average*** this Is very low when compared to the maximum, as some growers have reached - as high as 600 crates  per acre per season.  or  Strawberries ��������� '-y-yVy  "'Strawberries are more widely grown  thanyany of the other small, fruits, arid  particularly as an orchard intercrop.  Strawberries are adapted to a wide  range of soils and it is usually possible  to find some variety that will thrive  oh almost any fairly good soil. A silty  clay loam or a moist sandy loam providing theyyA haye^ a, good, quantity of  humus incorporated. ar<B; the best soils.  Fairly heavy clay lauds are very good  ifthey are well drained. Strawberries  are intolerant" of wet hard-packed soils  and it was;foi* thisx-easpn that growers  formeriy; believed the lighter : sandy  soilswere .best adapted. ������g this fruit,  As regards exposures' it should be  remembered that:a south.i-n e-xnosnirf*!  on a light,;soil favors* early ripening.  A northern exposure on a heavier soil  retards ribenine*.  War Anniversary  Picnic and Concert  #*___���������_   _������_������>.._.  fxC'���������_*.������'_:���������'  ���������_*>i___��������� Jf .  XJIWUIIU  jfracticaily speaking, too much preparation cannot be giyen to the . soil  for the best results. Whsre. the soil  is weedy, hoed, crops should be grown.  for a year or two before the berries  are set out. In preparing the soil it is  an advantage, to plough under a. lega-  minous green erbp, but sod land should  be avoided, on account* of the"danger  of injury from the work of laryae or  grubs.        ;  Synopsis of Coal Mininir  Regulations  Coal mining rights of tho Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, thoNorth-  West Territory and in a portion of tho  Province of British Columbia, may bo  leased for a term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an aero. Not  moro than 2,500 acres will bo loused to  one applicant.  Amplication for a loose must bo mado  l������,V lut- applicant! in puri-um to liii* Aut'iit  or Snli-Agont of tho district in which  t he rights applied for aro Hituatod.  In siTjrvoyod territory tho land must  bo described by sect ions, or legal _ub-  divisionH oj sections, and in nnsurvoy-  ed territory tho tract applied for Hindi  bo tttakod out by tho applicant himself.  l-iich application must bo accomp-  unled by ri, foe of $t������ whioh will be refit ndod if tho vlghtn appllod for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty  shall ho paid on tho merchantable output of tho mine at, tho rate of five cents  per ton.  Tlio porson opoi-ating tho mino ahull  rurnish tho Agent with sworn returns  accounting for- tho full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  loynlt.y thereon. Tf the .mil mmhio*  righto aro not being operated, such  return:* nlionld be. frarmi;!u_l at leant  once a year.  The loano will Include the coal mining  righto only, but tho lessee may bo permitted to purchase whatoyor available  Hiirfaoo rights may ho nocensary for tho  working of tho. mine at tho rate of ty.10  an acre.  For  full    information    application  hIkiiiIiI tin iniulo In ihn H(������i������������������������������l,in"������f of the  Depai'tmont of the interior, Ottawa,  or to* any apf. nt or Hnb-.A'*:ent of  Dominion'LnndH.  W. W. COltY, Deputy Ministorof  the Interior.  ....i.       ,/auit.ljliv.l ������.^t.U |lllt.>J.k*..Ilk/It'll "l   I.I.IU  ,i.1������.i������v* |..^������������*..������vf *������'IU ������_*f I... ������w������"/l #..������.  Planting  There are two systems in general  use:���������the matted row and the hill system. In the matted row the plants are  set 18 to 24 inches apart in the row  and the rows 3J to 4 feet apart depending on location and the growth of the  variety planted, in the hill systems  the plants are set 18 by 36 inches and  are hot allowed to make runners, the  the runners being kept off by the use  of a sharp hoe or a circular dropper.  The choice of ono of these systems  should depend on local conditions. If  the land is dry ahd weedy tho hill  system will probably give the best results. If on the other hand the soil is  rich, clean and there is a plentiful supply of water for the plants, the matted  row system is tho. bettor of the two.  It is simply a question of the amount  of plant growth in the way of strawberry vines and fruit that the land  can sustain in a thrifty condition.  That and convenience in tillage.  No matter which system is adapted  the plantHshbuld bo sot out in straight  parallel rows to facilitate tillage and  for tho sake of. appearance. Spring  planting is best. 'The soil should po  packed firmly about tho roots of the  plants just up to tho crowns. All  broken roots should havo boon pruned  oil! and tho whole root system shortened back lightly. After tho plants  aro sot somo of ���������,tho laigor loavos  should be removed.  As soon as the plants arc bot the  work of cultivation should begin and  bo contlnuod throughout tho season  ho that ��������� tho ground is always covered  with a duo dust mulch, or in cose a  straw mulch is used tho cultivation  should bo continued until tho straw Is  spread. A crop should not be tnlcen  or expected until tho second your, and  as fruitage lessens growth ami it is  desired to obtain a*' much growth as  possible during tho first year, It Is tho  custom to remove all blossom' clusters  as soon an thoy appear during the first  year,   The first Vunners should bo on-  Creston Valley will celebrate the  first anniversary of the declaration of  the present war on Wednesday, Aug.  4th, with a patriotic picnic . in the  afternoon and a concert in the Mercantile Hall in the evening.  This was: the Unanimous decision of  a well attended citizens meeting on  Monday night,; which was presided  oyer by R. M. Reid, president of the  board of trade, assisted by Dr. Henderson as secretary.      A  So far as finances will permit the  affair will follow along the lines of  forme, outdoor gatherings of a picnic  nature. A committee has been named  to arrange for a line of races and contests of various sorts. The brass band  will be out in full A force to dispense a  liberal supply: of good music. There  will also be a couple, of addresses from  prominent speakers dealing- with the  various Phases of the rvresfint struererle  against German autocracy.  ADuring this feature of proceedings  ���������*.   u.,:ii Un :������    ~-jij��������� <���������������_������������������     x.i__ ���������  Iv  ��������� "mm**.   K/O  III      Wiuo.     WJ give      f, t* UI Hi  CV  pression as to ourdetermination to  see the struggle through to aglorious  finish, and it is suggested that the following resolution, or. y one of similar  effect, be passed:���������"That on this anniversary of the declaration of a  righteous war, this meeting of the  citizens of Crestony records its inflexible determination.... to continue to a  victorious end the struggle in maintenance of those ideals of liberty and  justice which are the common and  sacred cause of the allies,"  For the evening concert' the Red  Cross ladies will make full arrange*-  ments. For this eyent a moderate  admission wiii be charged, or possibiy  a collection taken, and the proceeds  will be for Red Cross work. Although  the notice is a bit short to arrange a  program it is felt that if all available  talent will lead a helping hand a first-  class entertainment -can be put on. In  this connection the band has announced its willingness to give every possible assistance with both instrumental  and vocal numbers.  The committees selected are: On  Grounds, Rev. F, L. Carpenter, W.  Embree and R. S. Bevan; Sports, W.  Crawford, P. Truscott, S. A. Speers;  Finance, W. V. Jackson, E. C. Gibbs,  G. Johnson,"0. J. Wigen (Duck Creek)  F. Knott, (Canyon City); Publicity,  R. M. Reid, Dr. Henderson, O.F.  Hayes.  All points in the district have been  communicated with and prescntindica-  tion aro that the affair will be the biggest and most memorable outdoor  gathering ever hold ih tho Valloy. By  that dato thoro will bo a littlo lot up  in ranch activities and it fa hoped the  occasion will bo takon advantage of by  all for a much needed half day off in  which to combine a fow hours pleasure  with a show of gonuino regard for tho  groat causo for which tho Allies fight.  Como���������and  don't forgot your basket.  iHii  _ ? -1   B        iSAfl B  n  wag**   toM_l_������-_?^_!_.  i gsa^r   <__rsg __h___���������._-.  gjuu.tii sillO ffOGi-  To  refresh  tho inner  offer  isne Juice  asnberrv  and  e_?ar  in liquid form, and  Eiffel Tower  Lemonade  New   goods just   opened,   and   unequalled   as  healthful, satisfying thirst-quenchers, these  hot  dayss particularly,  Salad Dressing Powder  m*  the  Pure  Gold  kind���������easily  and   quickly got  j    ' ready to serve, with a flavor to satisfy an epicure.  j      Even the most careful housekeeper is never quite  j rid of the flies without the aid of  Sticky  Fiy Paper    or  Fly  Pad  P  oison  or if yon prefer to swat the fly we  have  the  Seout Fly Swatter  JACKSdN'S TEAS the best value in Creston.  FRANK H. JACKSON  GE:_TERAL MERCHANT   -    CRESTON  ������  _5_V  6a  ��������� >d__������ y~V _~^S *4~ S~\. -+>*%  . _^_-_i_; ___-1  J IIII t-*I  ^      ?._S^../_ESkx_S_vx_SnI  The Leading \  _a_  &\  8&  Jmtmmm*rm*%+m*  tthe  Fruit    Belt  ���������'\. /OU   will  make   no   mistake  V      when 37011 get off the train  if you sign the register at  the   Creston   Hotel.      Traveling  men   will   substa,ntiate  this.    W  study   the  comfort of our guests.  wen  ^The- rooms are  & manner up-to-date.  rurnisnea m  Our   Guests  wail.  crxyaiu  Headquarters for Mining Men,  Lumbermen^ Ranchers^ Tourists  and Commercials.  L R* Moran  jmJmiS+mm.  A    KLSfJm  \ti*  :!>i  c.  T  8ER EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O..LL.D., D.C.L., President  At.E5_ANDER LAIRD, General Manager JOHN AIRD. Aas't General Manage*  ANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  CAPITAL, $15,000,000     RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000  (__MMN%HMM__-MaM(������M___MHHI  FARMERS' BUSINESS  The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every  facility for the transaction of their banking business, including  the discount and collection of sales notes. Blank sales notes  are supplied free of charge on application. S2B  ������ouragrstl to root  A|.,|���������h   *���������'. ' .*..,,     * t,  ���������  >i ...   . 1 t. .       .... j^.   .  . ���������    .,..������  <Kovi<lop.  nn noon an ponnlhlo In  "'������  l,t.....Mtt    t,tM  Winter 7"reatment  In micUoiiH of tho Provinci)  Huhjutst  Oranhrooke pollco foroo in to ho reduced to two mon.  Oranh. oolc him moro noxious woodfl  than any town in East Kootenay, recording to Wood   Innpootor Shannonfl  Grand Forks is out to .also $1000 to  buy a ������na������hinn gun. Mayor (iaw  Htaitiui tho ball rolling with a $&>  donation.  A mnvmnwt Ih hoinp^ Htarl'od hy i.hn  people of RoHHland to procuro n  maohrnc mm for the TloH_lnnd Trull  company at Vornon.  A Pontioi-on hoi'Htuiiaii han offorod  an iniporlcd iitnlHon tlmt cont JJlKiOO  foraraflloto ralHO t'unriii to help ron-  ttctnn piii'(*hm'<' n, iiuu-htni' Kim.  Oranbi'Oolc'H public mmkot will ho a  Balimlay   ufl.i. noon attnlv lu   futuro,  C. G. BENNElT  Manager Creston Branch  AM&&&&&&***.&&&&^  wr  I  mm .  _   MA  5 5������!  BBT^iBK  B*S8  ml *w^l.  I  m������������4 r_%**_j  pAg*j i* i<j*^������*j  *5  .  I *���������������%���������_������������������������      m*x\���������,__    m  it.  n.wit.  4-1.  Shipment of McLauglin Sleighs and Cutters on Hand  TEAM   SLEIGHS  Harness, Single and Double nnd Supplies on Hand  Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness  ��������� *������������*���������  1  UllU  VvllllClrt  B     %*mmPn      m\^fm\mf\mJ  9  n������v  v-v/n-JU  vkjxs.  onjLiJQ  Prop.  .���������,i.  m   t)iut  <*jiiiv   t-.'vi.;.- I..,-, ,i,,,..i.',...f  %  **    #*  0*>  ���������*������������������*  m* ���������#*���������**'+***���������+*  **  ���������������**���������*  m*>mm-p* ~* '������_������ ��������� *#��������� m* ���������mwmf'm* ��������� ,*���������**��������� **������������������#��������� ������������"'*'*��������� ***'0*f >**��������� **���������*+'***��������� if* '^���������W'jW'#r'^</l#-|P������������������J^#���������*I,*^,,**-'*���������������������*'*  VHmm^mmmmmmmlmmmmmmmmWmmmmmmmmmmm  _____i_______l____|  _____���������_���������_������  m ^v.  \  "Am  j-i'A  THK JffiV__EW��������� CRESTON, B. a  ,e Merchants Bank of Canat  Statement o_ Liabilities aad Assets at 30th April, 1915.  A Comprehensive Map  LIABILITIES.  1.   T������ the Shareholder*.  Capital Stock, paid in... ..*.......*...........*.  Rest or Reserve Fund   Dividends declared and unpaid .-.*���������   B-luncc of Profits as i*>er Profit and Loss Account.  ,. $ 7,000.000.00-  ..     7,000,000.00  175,710.00  245,140.70  "il4^420_850.70  2.   To the Public  2sotes of the Bank iu Circulation   Deposits not bearing interest .   Deposits bearing interest (including imerc-.t ac  date of statement) '.-........'. ��������� - ���������  Balances due to other Banks in Canada.   ......  Balances due to Banks and banking eorrespon  tbe United Kingdom und foreign countries. .  Bills payable ��������� ���������  Acceptances under letters of credit .*.  Liabilities not included iu the foregoing.   ..-.. $ Ci204.009.00  ....    J2,Uy_,06l.4_  emeu io  ...   .0,037,101 .SO  V. .!"     1,207,076.80  '.'.'.'.        "(>.., 100.20  F*S1 *      a      '  JLrcMf.UJ.tg  _r>������.  ijis.teir_pes.  f86.U10.40l._l  ASSETS  Current   Coin  held   (see also deposiuiu Ceuiral  Gold  Dominion Notes held   Kctes of other I-ants .������^  Cheques on other Banks  - -   Balances due by other Banks iu Canada   Balances due by   Batiks  and banking correspondents  elsewhere than in Canada. ..   -   Dominion  and Provincial Government securities,  not  exceeding -market value    Canadian Municipal securities, and British. Foreign and  Colonial public securities, other than Canadian, not  exceeding; market value ^   Railway 3_d otlier Bonds, Debentures and Stocks, not  exceeding market value .   Call Loans in Canada on Bonds. Debentures and Stocks.  Call Loans elsewhere than ia Canada. ,  I* !  ���������uuts in   Canada   fless  $ 2,693,3^0.53  12.732.31S.73  564,711.00  2,333,748.30  3,110.67  2,232,655.91  583,997.72  5)03,667.02  4,968,195.58  3,606,342.89  964.193.14  C.P.R-   Has a" Railway^ Map of  Huge  Dimensions  The idggest aiul the best railway  map in Canada is that which hangs  in the ��������� directors*' room of the CP.lt.  general office���������a map 1.00 feet long by  10 feet high and which took the combined efforts oj-three of the cleverest  men in tiie drawing 'department of the 1  company _i������.htee������i months to com-  plet'e. This iiiup is minute and compre^  iiensive to tho. last detail. .-ISv.ory inch  of'railway, every tiniest islet, rearing  its head iu the hike or river, every city  and town and vuta^e, it might he  said, in the whole of the Dominion, is  limned in 'characters which, however  minute, are entirely legible.  The double .tracking is shown*, the  course ot each system from its commencement to its ending set form;  nothiug had escaped the faithful and  able ehartograuhers or mapographers,  if one may use the words, so that at  a glance the high officers or the company may see the course of the system, the river, the lake, the mountain,  the stream, in any part of the  Dominion. /  Ever hear of- this? Yes, of course you did, but under a  different nam.. You have seen it in cases -where the  horse was "overtrained," worked a little too fast and  regular. Tho nervous system gets the shock, after tho  voluntary muscular system has been taxed too heavily.  The trouble starts in the mucous surface, and the digestive apparatus, too,, must then be impaired.- He begins  to  cough  when -the"'glands   are  materially  affected.  "SPOHN'S"  Is your true salvation. It restores the appetite and normal functions of the whole system. The action in such  cases is remarkably rapid and sure for recovery When  you ttse this remedy according to instructions with each  bottle. Sold by all wholesale drug houses,. horse goods  houses,   or express prepaid  hy  manufacturers.    .  SPOWN   MEDICAL CO.,  Chemists  and  Bacteriologists,  Goshen,  Ind.,   U.S.A.  Other   Current T,i  Rebate of Interest)   Other Current 3_oans and Discounts elsewhere- than in  Canada (less Rebate of interest)   Liabilities of customers under letters of credit as per  contra..������.,.....-..-.....-----������.������������������.���������������..������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������  Real ISstate other than u-iik prenixscs .....������.*:  Overdue debts, estimated loss provided for   Batik Premises, at not more than cost,  less amounts  _���������:<.*������.-. ^JJ5_       _       ..., -   Deposit   with   the  Minister  for the purposes  of the  Circulation 'Fund   Deposit in the Central Gold Reserve   Other Assets not included in. the foregoing   ?32,0S6,_71.51  47,401,858.63  100,240.32  690,100.26  118._16.77  144,721.03  4,100,147.04  335,000.00  l,000,uG0.G0  141,007.40  Keep  house.  Minard's    Liniment    in    the  \V. BLACKWELL.  r'-ice-Prssidsn i.  $S0rl90,464.51  E. P. HEBDEK,  General Manager.  Report of the auditors to the s_axe_eldc?s of the Merchants Bank of Canada.  In accordance with the provisions of sut>-SectiG_s 13 and 20 of S"ct:cs ������G of  the Bank Act we report to the shareholders as follows :���������  We have examined the above Ra'.aace Sh.et will-, the iiooks'of Account and  other records of the Bank at the Chief Office and with the signed returns from the  Branches and Agencies .... ...'_.,���������,    x xx.   ���������,.��������� c  \V������ have checked the cash and verified the securities of theJflank at the Chief  Office against the entries in regard thereto iu the books of the Hank as on April  30th 1015, and at a different time during the year and found them to agree with such  entries. We have also atteuded at several of the Branches during the year and  checked the cash and verified the securities held at the dates of our attendance  aud found them to agree with the entries in the books of the Bank with regard  We have oh tat tied all the information and explanations wc have required.  Tn our opinion the transactions of the Bank which have come under our notice  have hecu within the powers of the Bank, and the above Balance Sheet is properly  drawn up fo .is to exhibit a true and correct view of the state of the Bank's affairs  according to the best of our information and the explanations given to us and aa  shown by the books of the Bank.  VIVIAN HARCOURT, of Deloitte, Plendcr, Griffiths &-Co.\.airs  J. KU1D HYDE, of at-.cir.tosh & Hyde. j- ^������������������-  Mo_treal,__tb April, 1915.  School Children and Forestry  The forestry division of the North  Carolina Geological and Economic Survey recommends xiie collecting of  wood sarriples, leaves, nuts, etc.. as a  profitable diversion for children. It  publishes a; btdletin on this subject in  connection with a competition the Central Carolina Pair association has arranged, offering ������20 in sis prizes for  collections of native woods aud leaves.  In both cases specimens are to be  named. Competitors are to be children, under 16 years. The forestry department approves the idea, stating  that the child's natural desire for collecting may furnish one of the readiest avenues for instruction. To secure  the best results parents should direct j  the efforts and teachers should recommend books on the work. It is suggested that a collection of forest  seeds would be an instructive object  lesson as so many people do not know  what the seeds of the commonest trees  look like. The flowers and leaves of  native   shrubs,   wild ���������   flowers,   ferns,  ���������. .-. ��������� ���������������-!-���������    -* ��������� .3    ���������������������wr.^������    .-������.������/>   ^v,������ir,4-irkr������o,l     _Q  IJUlOOJ-Co   auu   gi.>__.-o   <:.������������*   *^w������.v ��������� ���������   ��������� ~  being well deserving of collection for  t countv fair exhibits.  COOK IN A GOOL KITCHEN  T^_ ON* T swelter over a hot range this summer.  The  JL_/   NEW PERFECTION Oil Coofcstoye keep.  your kitchen cool and clean and does away v. itfc. all the  ash-pan, coal-hod drudgery "of the coal range.  THE NEWPERFECTION lights like gas, regulatea like gss*  and cooks like gas.,  It is gas stove comfort with kerosene oil.  NEW PERFECTIONS are sold in 1,2, 3 and 4 burner sizes by  dealers everywhere. If your dealer cannot supply you, write ua  direct.  ROYAL1TE OIL  GIVES  BEST RESULTS  NOW SERVING  _: _      2,000.000  HOMES"  THE IMPERIAL OIL  COMPANY  Limited  BRANCHES  ALL CITIES  WORRY AND WEAKJES  Made in  %junwum  hi  Dull Season  "Prisoner, yon are charged with  loitering about town in a very suspicious manner, ami with not having  any visible means of sustenance. What  do you do for a living?"  Prisoner wiped n tear from hip eye,  nnd turned a haggard face to the  magistrate.  "your worship," said he, "I am engaged in manufacturing: smoked  glasses for viewing eclipses���������an industry that entails protracted periods  of enforced leisure."  Pencils Not Made of Lead  Graphite  Drives Asthma Before It.���������Tho  smoke or vapor from Dr. J. I). Kel-  logg's Asthma Remedy gives asthma  no chance to linger.' H eradicates the  cause. Our experience with the relief-  giving remedy snow* now actual uiui  pitsltivr.' is the succor it ^ives. It is the  result of long study and experiment  and was not. sulmiiit<**d to lho public  until its makers knew it. would do its  w_rk well.  r  you mako  down nil  buy   any-  Htrr  Inning  f'.irl Shopper���������Why did  I'.al. injur ;*ale.-iman pull  that stuff and then not  thii'.g?  Second OHIo���������Why, the moan fellow  was in a car yestorduy and never of-  f"r**d me liii*" neat:, IhoiiKh 1 looked  Titbit ut him; ho r Just decided 1 would  net even.  totally dlf-  vlslt would  have boen.  of tho tra-  ,.-*������*8������^  is the Substance With Which  Writing Is Done  A prim young lady, fresh from the  realms    of higher education, recently  appeared nt the office of a prominent  manufacturer of lead pencils and presented credentials as a health department investigator and announced her  desire to study conditions in the factory with reference to lead poisoning.  Just as ''pi'.?s ia pigs," so to her load  wa(s lead.    Such literal-inindodncss is  hardly to he expected of the average  mortal,   but  if  tlio  fair  investigator  had called to inquire as to the actual  nature or the product mado and just  why it had to share names with some  tliiiif? eci������a!!y common, fom  forent, the memory of her  have  been  loss  likely  lo  perpetuated  in  tho kuIho  ditional factory joke.  Most persons aro aware that load  pencils are not mado of lend, but that  the Ro-called black load in them hi a  full brother to tho coal and to the  aristocratic diamond, and that It hi  Identical with many othor rmhRtun. on  in common use, bucIi as the ���������fcrlaclclnp'  on the kitchen rantfe, arc additional  facts not. nearly so woll known. A recently installed exhibit- in tho National Museum's division of mineral  technology shows tlio various forma  of graphite, Including natural and  manufactured as well as the vuvlou-  lnf**rr>(ilentfi uf'.d  In  the Industry.  l-'n. it number of years tho chief supply of natural graphite lias como  I'niiii Ceylon where the mineral oc-  curi' in imiHHlvn veins. Another prominent graphite Held lies In the Tun-  klnuk mountains of Siberia, ami Mexico aliwi ban a rather Import anl source  In Sonora. hi tho United StntcH, Montana lias the only occurrence, otn.r  than of (lake graphite, Ihiif, far encountered.  Often Indicate  Over-work,  and a Run Down Nervous  System  Overwork and worry have an evil  effect on the system and often give  rise to nervousness and sleeplessness.  Other signs include a weak back,  headaches ,and indigestion. In time if  matters are neglected a complete  breakdown of the nervous system follows. On every hand one can observe  victims of this state of nervous exhaustion who are at a loss to know  what to do with themselves, their nervous debilitated state having baffled  all ordinary treatment.  If you are a victim of exhausted  nerves, if your symptoms are as described above, you need. Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills because they are a powerful  nerve tonic- Their strengthening action on weak nerves is due to the fact  that they enrich and build up the  blood through which the nerves are  fed. Under the tonic influence of Br.  Williams' Pink Pills all traces of nervous weakness disappear together  with the headaches, the insomnia, the  feeling of intense weakness and depression of spirits that mark the victim of nervous ailments, Here is the  proof. Mr, .Henry Mnrr, Port Felix,  M.S., says: "It gives me greatest pleasure to testify as to the value of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. When 1. began  their use I was a physical wreck*, my  nerves wore all unstrung, I suffered  from frequent headaches and backaches, and was almost wholly untltfed  for worlc. 1 had tried several remodies  without success, when I Anally decided to give Dr. Williams' Pink Pills a  trial. I took six boxes and they made  me a well man."  What these Pills did Tor Mr. TMurr  thoy will do for every other weak and  nervous man, If given a fair trial. Sold  by all medicine dealers or sent by mail  at 50 cents a box or six boxes for  42.50 by writing The Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockvllle, Ont.  War and the Coa! -Supply  It is thought that in some countries the coal supply is nearing the  end- If this be the case, however.  there is sufficient to go round for  the whole world, but in war time  when blockades exist there can be  no import. It is estimated that the  ���������world ooal reserves amount to 7,397,-  533,000,000 tons.  Of anthracite coals, Asia, with the  great Chir.ese fields, has by far the  -largest supply of any of the great  continental divisions, being able to  furnish 407,637,000,000 tons. The  world's production of coal for 1010  was about 1,145,000,000 tons. Consequently after allowing for areas  whicli cannot be economically mined,  there should be sufficient coal left  for many hundreds, of years, although the present war will cause a  big reduction iu coal stocked for  emergency.  i _������  Worms in children work havoc.  These pests attack the tender lining  of the intestines and, if left to pursue  their ravages undisturbed, will ultimately perforate the wall, because  these worms are of the hook variety  that cling to and feed upon interior  surfaces. Miller's Worm Powders will  -not only exterminate these worms, of  whatever vnriety, but will serve to repair the Injury they havo done.  HOME -S  STUDY    j  Arts Cohrses only. I  SUMMEIf  SCHOOL  jm    *t *wT_rt ������Tan  nUEEN'S  ^        UNIVERSITY  Kingston; Ontario  ARTS      EDUCATION      MEDtClNB  bCHOOL OF MINING  MINING 5  CHEMICAL. MECHANICAL  CIVII. 3LECTRICAS.  i ENGINEERINGr  GEO. Y.CHOWN, Iteglntrnr  A friend of Nat Godwin's was staying with the actor at hUt homo in  California, in the hope of obtaining  relief from chronic dyspepsia. Ono day  ho was taking a walk along tho beach  with his host.  "I have dorlvod relief from drinking  a glaHR of salt water from tho tide,"  nail! tho Invalid uolemhly. "Do you  think I might take a second?"  Goodwin reflected deeply. "Woll,"  ho replied, with equal seriousness, "I  don't think a second would bo missed."  Clover  and   Alfalfa  fop   Milk  Timothy and millet are low in protein. Glover and alfalfa are comparatively rich in protein, and that is ttib  reason they aro t,uch good milk -makers- Alfalfa ia the better but clover ia  good. Clo-ver and alfalfa both enrich  the soil, but clover may be grown  where it seems impossible to go^ a  good stand of alfalfa. However, alfalfa  can bo grown by propeily preparing  the soil before sowing. Have a patch  of alfalfa If you can, but if you cannot,  grow .clover.  Minard's  Friend.  Liniment,    Lumberman's  Employer���������I'll have to reduce your  salary on account of the war.  Clerk��������� But our business is entirely  locnl.  Employer���������Yes, but you spend one-  third of your ' time talking about  Europe.  mmXt?  Do not keep ducks and chickens in  the same house of the same runs.  Their habits are too dinaimihir, one or  the other will not do woll. Ducks require a dlfferonL.viiel.hod <>f it-ortlng  and should be yarded away  fowls.  from the  Mlnard'o  Oiana.  Liniment   uowcl   tiy   h-nyui-  **-W-**i-������������_   4MW"  Two Natural  "I   IM:.:   acting, with   r-plrlt  mid tin' inv'dt Htar. "hut thut  to ituu im*.  to   It,"  girl ban  Recognized as tho loading npecltlc  for the dcfltructlon of worms, Mother  Craves' Worm Exterminator has  proved   a boon  io inifforlng children  ovcryv.'hcjv.   11 i-.c-ldom  f., (to  The, Supreme Test  of a Healing Agent  ,m*tmmmtmmW  Paoriaais or Chronic Eczema DeM All Treatment Until  Dr. Chaae'a Ointment Waa Used.  First Kuul��������� Walnlng again! Ilcatdly  wott'jn wont hah!  Second Knut ��������� Vans, old limn. Thoso  wealhah condition!* give one a very  vivid Idea of life In (ho twencheu.  Coni������  W. N. U. 1Q_-  IMlMH_l������W������Wmil������_,_W_,|WII������  mmmmmm'B  tl)(>  UIIK'll   up i ni,  ��������� i u ,.     , ���������, I .  "In the third net hIio In nuppofu-d to  rerltd. my hlc'ilng hor. and the vim  .������l,e put.i Into It Ik far from flattering  lo my pcr_on.il prhlj."  *.���������������  Drop  Out       Relief  After   sufferlnK   with   thft   torrlblo^forod  Itcbinr; ot r������ui'la������lu for llvo yearn, and  bolng torn by phyatcitma that who could  not    bo    curod,  l'iilnt oa pjtnnm'e  Extractor tonight, and  corm* ('-ui liuLU-r in lho  mnriiliM' V M<|<������1. nl   th������  wi������v ''Putnam"*" ������ar.o.t tho in*In, don-  troya tho rooui. hii-h a com iui ud  lime. No pain. Cure guaranteed. Oot  a 2r>e tiotilti- or Putnum'6 (Extractor -.o-  Mrs. M. a n h ft y  turnnd to T_r.  CbiKio'H Ointment and wan  entirely cured.  Vim   wilt   iimi  thia lslUs-i- iiins.-  ������Mtlnt*.  and  will  not wumiiir UuU  tbo writer in  enthiivl&nMr) in  rruisintf     t h 1 m     ^i.,-  clwlwumt _vtfVVlMI  MJ������. NtttMopUlX  tlVcVn, * 'onL ' * ���������% tt ���������'������������������** W *'"������"'���������  write** ������������������** F or  ������vo year* taut-     MH8. MAS8ISV*  l\       mWxmWh  with  what  They  thr-iA doctorn called  pworhudtt, They could not help mo,  and o������l������ of Unnm told mo If unymm of-  futcd t( r.nnrantno a euro for $00.0^  io Uc*������!p my money, aa X could not,b������  cured, The di������na(u> -spread all over  me, ov������m on my faco and head, and  the Itching and burning waa hard to  boar, I uned eight boxen of Dr.  OhuMt.H Oluluu-ui, und I (km t;lud to'  ������ay l am entirely cureu, not a ������ii.n ox  a nor** to be mcu'h.   I can hardly prala*  Ud.'>  uh'itJi'.C.'.t  Cl*.0'.JCh."  Can yen Imagine a more Bovero tent  for l')r, c.iixmt't, oii������ta;cat 7 Thia  fdmnld eenvlncrt yon that an tx <ror������  for lec'/onui. nun  nn u>i ui������ ut.  ti.v_.tu_,  .,'.".; lr������ ,*!.:::".".."."," 1"*. r"* -"���������������'- <rM������������H*Mir������*  d'ltiuid*'" limpr^me. Vut It to th* tci������L  (SOe a box. all deal������rn, or IC<lm*.tiRdu,  iUim *% Co,, Uwitnd. ToronU*. X  fTHE IUEVIEWft CItESTON, B. C  &**gig%T*s5&Ti������3 ���������ps* & w s^s^i"*^ glaring Fi^vtm  &UU__AE5 MAI MEf rARM B6l_*  THESE WILL   BE   THE   FARMERS   OF   TOMORROW  Interesting Stories of how the Canning Club Work is Carried  on  .. in  the  United  States, and  how Substantial Profits Have  BeenMade by Girls in Canning Vegetables and Fruit  (From the Country Gentleman) ,':;..'  -There was hardly a busier girl ih  the whole state 6_ loWa last������������������year:than  2_ioise parsons, the champion in tomato-club worl?; When she wasn't canning tomatoes from her tenth of an  acre she was giving a canning demonstration before some convention. Here  is her own story: : <*  -Before I had .finished my 1913 club  won. 1 began to make plans for better work in 1914:1 had made some mistakes and meanv to''.profit by them.  ".I decided -'among other things that  I ought to have ripe tomatoes for the  early market to eaten the good prices.  So yearly in February I planted an  early Variety in three boxes: that I  placed in front cf the south windows  of a room in the house. In the latter  part of March 1 transplanted some of  the plants to small pasteboard boxes  ���������one plant to each box. This enabled  me to move them to the open without  disturbing the roots. "As soon as it  was warm enough I .set the rest in a  cold frame, four7 inches apart A each  way. In April I planted the late  variety in the hotbed. A  : "The plants in the cold frame and  in the pasteboard.boxes were very vigorous " and had some blooms when I  transplanted them to the open on May  twenty-second. In all, I bad more than  600 plants. "'������������������':  "I hoed them after each rain-and  whenever I thought they needed it. We  A came to this farm during the spring of  1914; which gave us agarden full of  weeds, and I had my hands full keeping these pests under control. It was  Very dry and the plants did not grow  very tall- So I decided not to stake  them, but kept up the hoeing until the  tomatoes began to ripen.  canning team that would do credit to  their school and to enter tne canning  contests held in connection with the  Land Products Show at Portland, Oregon. The Indian cannin.;'team, won  the first prize in the three days' canning contest at last fall's show.  These girls competed with the champion team of girls from Pleasant  Home High: school. They were required to can salmon, vegetables,  fruits and practically every farm product. There is hardly a school, section;, class' or race in this country today that has not adopted home cant  ning as a profitable method of converting surplus and waste products of  the garden and: orchard: into wholesome foods. The- home-canning- outfit  is teaching the new generation the basic principles of conservation and  thrift. .'���������'.. .. V/V    P:Aa  Florida's girl champioriin clubwork  or 1914 is Pettie DeShorig. She won  fty dollars in gold from the State  Bankers' associatioii and fifty dollars  from the State Federation of Women's  clubs. She is a Hillsboro county girl  and has won the county championship  for three years. Just as she was ready  for college her club work profits and  prizes made it possible for her to pay  her own expenses, y All her prize  money has been invested in education.' -. '���������������������������'-:������������������' ".'.':  "My -club wrork has helped me to  learn about the soil, plants and nature  generally," says she. '.'Besides, the  club work made it; possible for:me to  earn my own money at home. Two  years ago I won-a. short course scholarship at Tallahassee^ I'm how in college at Tallahassee.  "My fathers tomato patch in 1314  was four acres, unstaked and yun-  pruned. My sister and I had one-fifth  of an acre together. Our patch yielded  one-fourth of* the output from the entire fari_.y ;A; a-'-A-A:-.     \:AA'- . -  "On July eleventh ray tenth of an.A  acre was cleared-and broken. I planted--,  i fifty cents'-worth of;turnip seed- .The  j turnips' were ready fbry sate    inP six  ! weeks, and ii took duly a little "work  on my part to sell seventeen dollars'  worth in the market- The expenses  amounted to $4.30 for time and fertiliser, giving me a profit of $12.70. Then  I praised a crop of hay���������125 pounds  cured. In addition to this work I put  up one hundred glasses of jelly and  seventy bottles of catsup for home  use."    Kerens her statement:  Tomatoes raised en 1-10 acre, 3,517  pounds.., '."     ���������'���������''.;..  Tomatoes canned, Nos. 2 and 3. _00  ���������cans; v.: -������������������-  Value all vegetables grown on  Cost of production of vegetables   33.35  dollars; first prize at the Dallas fair,  forty dollars; first prize at the Waco  Cotton Palace, twenty-three dollars; -2.  canning' .outfit; grand championship  scholarship in Baylor Female College,  Beiton, "Texas; and miscellaneous  prizes amounting to fifteen dollars.  Adding the value of her prizes to the  net returns- from sales of her crop, sho  made a total of 5496 oh her tenth of an  acre.- ��������� ��������� .  (The Manitoba .Agricultural College,  Winnipeg, will be very glad to send  any person further information about  home camiiag if they write to Prof.  C. H. Lee, Agricultural College, Winnipeg)^   :"  The boy or girl who becomes discouraged in club work because of  some mistake that has interfered .with'  immediate success, loses a good .nance  to convert that mistaken into something most valuable. The experience  of Bertha Bailey, who raade the second best records in garden and canning club work in Kentucky, for 1914,,  should interestyevery club membef.  ''With my first cans of tomatoes/'  says thisgirl,"I let them exhaust for  five minutes, then, cooked them for  seventeen minutes more���������making in  all :twenty-two y minutes. About the  third: day I found that a number of my  cans had Aspoiled. I couldn't eat or  sleep -until I found- out what was the  trouble.   Bat I found out.  "I found that I had not cooked them  long enough. Then I left the exhaust  open for five minutes and cooked them  thirty minutes~-maldng in all thirty-  five minutes. After I had processed  the cans by thi3 schedule! didn't lose  a single one out of more than 400."  Here's the statement of her work  for the year oh one-tenth of an acre of  tomatoes: : .  Pounds. Value.  Fresh tomatoes sold.....1164 $47.48  Tomatoes for home use 208 9.96  537 3-pouSd cans at 10c. 1611 53.70  300 pounds turnips....   .... 3.00  _4 a&^xp  __������aaa������ e_.  55 S^^Jl^ tc^SDvl IBD IT h IW'Q mil-V  PfUTIWr - vMIPCy  .������������������..._.������...-__..������_ ,_i_..... ������**a*4ii.srtii^ q fiUlilj ray-aa*""   ���������  AND HER SUPREMACY  TTT1J  MONSTER GUNS OF THE QUEEN ELIZABETH  Total: of tomatoes  Less expenses  ...  Net: profit ������������������;'���������; .���������.".'.'���������;  .2983  $114.14  20.12  $94.02  Prehistoric Methods  ELOISE PARSONS  Iowa's Champion in Tomato-Club Work  All Civilized. Powers Declare Against  the Use of Poisonous Gas in  . _Warfare  There can beV.and there has been,  on this side of the Atlantic at least,  ���������no public approval of the employment  of these suffocating bombs.   They belong to the stone age, to the days before history was written.   They are of  a-piece of barbarism which led the  savages to dip the barbs of their arrows  that  An  English  Writer  Gives  a Graphic Descriptiofi of the Most  Powerful Warship Afloat in aiiy Waters-~Nihe Huge  Vessels will soon be Added to the Fleet  dreadnoughts, is a revelation. She only  carries eight 15-inch guns, and a sec-  ondary^armanieat of 6-inch.-But those  eigut xxxuxie every other gun you hava  ever seen look ridiculous and contemptible. The gunners say ihey can  almost land on a penny at 15,000  yards, even with. three**qiia-se_  charges. They have already done some  wonderful shooting right across .the  Gallipoli peninsula, over the low-lying  ground near Gaba Tepe. The great  ship has in turn received her baptism  of fire, and has bee^t struck by three  shells, one of which came through the  gun: room; but fortunately, ail the midshipmen vvere at their stations, and  no one was hurt. Another came  through her unprotected side, high up,  but burst without doing" any damage.  The third, I think, hit her funnel.    ���������  You get a good idea of what a complete command of the sea we have obtained when you see how we are able  to spare this, our dates': and most powerful dreadnought, for the operations  against the Dardanelles,    instead    of  hurrying her oK, as soon as completed,  to Sir John jeliicoe somewhere in the  North Sea.   Very shortly there will ba  four other Queen Elizabeths ready for  active service;   therefore,   if the Ger-  inins ever intend to leave the/shelter  of the Kiel canal, they had better do  so soon.    They have no ships afloat  which can compare in gun-power with  the Queen Elizabeth.  A short distance from the Queen  Elizabeth lies the Dreadnought cruiser  Inflexible. ;Thi3 ship has seen more  fighting in the war than almost any  other vessel in the fleets She was one  of Z.dmiral Si** Doveton Sturdee's  squadron when he put an end to Von  Spree and his squadron off the Falkland Islands. The officers tell you that  that action was child's play to what  they had to face on March 18th, when  the great attack was made on the Dardanelles. The Inflexible suffered  heavily. Her foretop was hit by a  shell, which killed or wounded all of  those hp aloft but two seamen.  An English correspondent, assigned  to report the operations in the Dardanelles, describes his arrival at the anchorage of the allied fleet, iu the following words:  Now we round a bend and come in  sight of a portion of the fleet. The  first sight which greets our eyes are  the fighting-tops of' the mighty Queen  Elizabeth���������the most powerful warship  afloat in any waters. Her huge body  is hidden by 'some low-lying land.  Shades of Nelson! But suddenly we  see a destroyer: dashing her way-towards i_s andflying the French flag;  It is hard-to believe that within two  days' gentle steaming of where the;  Battle of the Nile was fought, a A century after Trafalgar, a .French destroyer is engaged in protecting England's battleships.  We give our number, and the destroyer retires satisfied, and we made  our way slowly in- Then a torpedo-  boat, this time flying British colors,  dashes up and asks if we know our  way among the rocks and shoals. We  do not and frankly admit the same, so  she gives us a friendly lead. Half an  hour later we are amongst the battleships, cruisers, storeships and destroyers. Everything in the navy is organized down to the smallest -detail.  Our. captain sees a comfortable looking, unoccupied berth, and makes for  it to anchor.. On a battleship close by  a sailor sits astride the bride and  starts furiously waving little flags.  These cannot be read from our bride  and both officersA and men lack .practice at the rapid reading of signals,  so we have to turn the ship.and go  back. Th- little flags tell us. that a  berth has been assigned for us.at the:  other end of the bay. When we are  half way across a. pinnace steams up  and two officers come oh board who  take charrc of. the ship and conduct  us personally to o*_r anchorage.  This same pinnace, once we are  safely auchored, takes me across to  the Queen Elizabeth, to visit the admiral;    Thic, th*;* latest of our super-  in poison���������a species otwarfare *������aKe yourself a ���������NeighDornoo-j Leader  sought success by extermination. The call is for leaders. The call is  To some there does hot appear to? be i for plain farmers and farmers' wives  much difference between billing with and farm boys and farm girl to make  gunpowder and with a poisonous gas. I themselves leaders in their neighbor-  Indeed -ifthereis any humanity in the ' hoods���������leaders  for  new   methods   of  ___ -     jli .j.k������������    :x   Jw   :~.   xt. ~   .~.~w������������������.a      .__ ���������������������������.:���������.���������    _���������j.   ln...aA������._-   .:rtlnn      -iv.      ... ?.*..  Net  profit  .$60.45  T������xas claims-title to the;1914 southern championship in tomato growing  by cliib members. Lois Robertson is  the girl who brought that honor to  the Lone Star state.  She raised 5,660 pounds of tomatoes  on one-tenth of an acre of .land, showing a profit of $193.   In addition she  one over the other, it is in the method  that makes for an easy de-th.  But the reproach of cruelty lies in  the fact that tTfS enemy ha's-jio chance  to defend himself. He'is put to sleep,  as the Prenchahm says, and then put  to death. ' Such killing see.ms to fall  little short of murder. .  And this is the view taken generally  by the civilized powers as witness the  action nf The Hague conference fpr  the promotion of peace and the mitigation of the horrors of war in 1899 and  later in 1907. The second declaration  made against the use of asphyxiating  gas bombs was subscribed to by every  one of the eleven belligerents in this  war, including Germany.���������Buffalo  Commercial.  farming,  and  leaders    also    in. new  methods of farm living.        ��������� 1  The old individualistic un-Christian  way of living must be forever done  away with. The old doctrine ot''Every  man for himself and the devil take  the hindermost" must give way to the  new doctrine, ''Bear ye on", another's  burdens.' Co-operation is the master-  word of the new century. . Whole  neighborhoods must learn to work together.���������The Progressive Farmer.  "I've sent special invitations to a  couple of botanists for my party tonight."  "Why was that?" I  "I thought they would take an interest in the wallflowers."  "I picked my first rips tomatoes on  July ninth. At first I got ten cents a  pound for them, but soon the price  broke and after September I could not  get moire than two cents a pound for  tnem.  "After school opened I was kept  busy picking. ��������� For several weeks it  look me three evenings a week to get.  over the entire patch. I often gathered  as many as ten bushels. On the twelfth  and thirteenth of October I had to  pick the green tomatoes���������In all, 1,083  pouiid3. There was no sale for those.  Wo used all we could at home and  guve many to tho neighbors, but still a  great many wont to waato. In all, we  used 3,:181 pounds at home-  "I mado a collection of fruits and  vegetables, canned them and put them  on exhibit.at the state fair. The exhibit took a first prize. For this exhibit and for my ether club work I  also won a ������econd and a fourth prize.  1 also canned thirty quarts of apples, ten quart.a of gooaoborrlca, six  pints of beans and a nunured quurl,'������  of tomatoes.  "During tho bUIo fair 1 helped to  record and enro for tho exhibits oont  in by tho various club mombciH. And  at Clarinda I gave a canning demon-  Btratlon for the county teachers' mooting. I used my owj. cannor, toinaotaB,  applet", nnd most at. my collection of  canned fruitH and vegetables do dent-  _irate how llio woik lo done.  "My oxPv-hbob in connoction with  my tomato work wero $15.(11.. My  profits woro $115.57, besides $23 in  prizes won ut tho ntato fair. I havo  enjoyed thia work; It linn onabled mo  not only to earn my own upon ding  money but to pny my expoimos at tho  farm camp. Thon, too, I hove built  up a _ru!;;- little bank account."  TVi'r. n'-rl liv*1*', . . <',h\rlndn, Pnon  county, lown. Tho club work in her  ncctlon was lod l)y. MrH. Sarah lluf  talon, county Kupurlnl-iidcnt.  When O, H. Boiihoii, in chargo of  club worlc In tho Norlhern, Central  and WuBtoru HtateH, aloniicd over one  day at tho Chemawa Indian cchool,  _!5rMm county, OrcRon, to givo a lecture and d.montination on homo onn-  nlnrc, ho, little thought that tho Icbhouu  l;.*.".���������V.t. 7,'Cv.M V*H***<_ tiicli vcHulin an  i%lcrialt'/cd   nhortly   aflei'Whrd  ^hc   Indian   ������'h*l������,   took   up   en  canning  HEM   all   our   roads   are   good  roads; when country schools are  good schools; when farms produce  larger yields at greater, profits;  ������������������,���������***...��������������������������������������������������������������� , when  farmers unite to  upbuild  rural life��������� v*.*"  . Then tho children of the farm will seoni  to desert this fairest of places for crowded  cities; population will bo more evenly divided  for many w)io struggle for a crust in the city  will find plenty in tho. country; wealth will  be more evenly divided; there will bo less of;  the doctrine of hale and more of the gospel  Cf love; there will be more HAPPINESS.  Thte ic. the' future of God's Country if you  and I lend our aid.   It means a wonderful  'future���������not in dollars alone���������but in a contented, successful people, comMuting an in-  , dustrial and agricultural republic, peaceful  ' <tn<. prosperous beyond conipafe* ���������*���������������������������������������������"���������"   t  "  " l   v~what an opportunity  isn't it worth fighting for!  .'*..* i ;���������  ���������iujK*mmm*\*]*m,*  ���������wifji  a  determination  to turn  ont. a i **���������  Is the Sstiall  E^m Passing  The Banker Should Assist in Helping  the  Small  Farmer to Succeed  Some students cf the problem have  concluded that the day of the small  farmer is ended,    and that hereafter  we must depend upon the large capitalist farmer or the farming corndr-  ation.   That would be a pity. W_Te_o  the two have equal opportunities, the  small   or   middle-sized   farmer   has  always    beaten   the big farmer and  the farming corporation  in competition.    There are only two condition-  under which the bis capitalist farmer has won out.    The first is whera  he has had.a large supply of cheap  labor, such as "slaves,    or    gangs ot  coolie  laborers,   which  he  could  direct and    control.    The independent  small   farmer   who   work, with his  own hands has   then found himself  compelled  to    compete    with : these  cheap  laborers,    and" lio has had  a  "hard row to hoot"   The other condition is where   the big farmer, or the  big  farming    corporation    has    had  aouie advantage in bargaining. It ho  can  buy his  supplies  to  better  advantage, if he can secure capital on  more favorablo terms, if he can sell  his produce to better advantage, he  may succeed in competition.with tho  phiall  farmor.     But  when  it comes  to the    real worlc of production, as;  distinct from bar gf.in Ing���������that is, as  distinct from hiring labor, borrowing  capital,  buying   supplies,    or  selling  produce���������the small farmer can beat  lilm and  oven'tuall;'��������� run him  out ot  business-    TJiat Ib, today, as a producer, the small farmer has no equal.  Ar. a bargainer, he is oft.n at a dip*  advantage.  Hero  is  where    the    banker may  como in and amply -justify his existence.   It ii not enough that ho sit In  his   office   and  scrutinize   the   security    nnd    collateral of   tho would-be  borrower.     That   is  the    job   of    a  cashier, or somo olo without discretion, who miiBt follow fixed rates. It  is tho banker's Job    to bog that tho  money  which Jonos borrowed  Is  eo  used as to protty surely provldo him  with tho money with which to pay  his debt when il is duo.    By this Is  meant that tho banker's function la  to    ilnanco    productlvo    enterprises,  and    his    first qunllficntlon    in    tho  ability to decide   what   is and what  is not. a productlvo <.iii.or.rlso.   That  is   what  a  good    investor  is.    Tho  banker, especially tho country bnnlc������  r*.r,  onRht to bo a good judge ot in*  vestmonts.   Thero may bo room for a  finer   differentiation   of functions  in  a city, whoro somo hankers may ho  finnnolnrn,  nnd  others    moro custod-  1f*T*������ of funds, to receive deposits, on  the other hand, and lend thorn out ou  good security on   tho other.    But n  country banker lnuet ho both.. i  .Tim���������Did Pat throw up hlu Job Jo.  tho powder mill?  Tom���������No; tho Job threw, P&tHB~*  about -00 feet.  ������gpga%ffglg^^  "What, caused the ������oolne������a botwao^  ~..,t    InMIMHH  '"������A hcatod a-Kiim������wl."' '    ���������    \  _____���������__ ___33  ra%sibJS*mM*mwmmmvm*,  THE CRESTON REVIEW  BBS  f%  ��������� a  raimonve for .no  Buy a 50c. jar* of Palmolive  Cream,  or a 50c. bottle of   ������  fl'IA\_  IIULU XSX'XJj  get    TWO     CAKES     OF  PALMOLIVE SOAP  FREE!  We have only a limited amount of  this offer so suggest early buying.  We pay 27ic. in trade for butter.���������S.  A. Speers.  C. G. Bennett left Wednesday on a  trip tb Cranbrook.  Creston Lodge Knights of Pythias  will install the newly-elected officers  at Monday nights meeting.  The school board has selected the  third Monday in each month for its  regular meeting, all of which will be  held*in. the school house at 8 p.m.  Patriotic picpic meeting on Saturday night.   Be on hand.  Miss Eva   Cartwright of  Fernie   is  _^?^_____g^___i^^.^���������fA'fc-__^___  Oresten Drug &Boek Go.  Phone 67  CRESTON  ~~The local Indians were too much for  Erickson at baseball on Sunday aftei*-  noon, the Indians, reinforced by  "Buff" McPeak as catcher, won by a  | margin of 21-18.  !    A regulation   prairie schooner   was  'seen in town on Monday. It contained  a party   from  Alberta   who are   on a  lookout trip  through B. G. for a place  to locate permanently.  Mr Brook Smith, a New York banker, accompanied by Mi*s. Smith, who  are tom-ing Western Canada, wero  visitors here the early part of the  week, guests of D. W. Briggs.  N. Winla-w came   in from Nelson on  "Wright.  Geo. Pacy is rusticating for a few  days at Camp Forrester, in the Kitchener country.  Can you pack vegetables ? Sec tho  Fruit Growers Union advt., "Tenders:  Vegetable Packing."  J. E. Miller, the Kitchener postmaster and general merchant, was a  visitor here yesterday.  For SAMS���������I double- iron bedstead,  spriugs and mattress. $7; I largo stove,  IH  m\m%m\  a HSft ft  1������f H   1������i_P  iiuCt s -a-ja _-sp i  E5__ :������_.   _ H */ \  _3E__^*e_/ ������  boiler attached,  Charles Moore.  ._ ^j  THE   HOME  OF"   THE  TRANSiEeVT.  COMMODIOUS  SAMPLE  &r>r> rui get  ra_  P. SURNS & uo,  Limited  CRESTON        -       B.C  Head   Offices  CALGARY;  VANCOUVER: EDMONTOiv.  Dealers in  MEAT  ���������������������y������ * ������_  VV UOlCSct'C  atiu   Keiaii  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  na  <_��������� ~  vjcaouu  xnaehme-gmi-fimds-hnstling squad of  ttiat city-induced htm to part company  with a couple of days previously.  One of the vacancies in the Creston  school staff has been tilled. Miss Bertha Hurry has beer, appointed teacher  for the primary roan).  O. O. Rodgers doped out public  opinion in -Alberta correctly on the  prohibition/question. The province  voted dry on Wednesday.  R. S. Bevan had quite a busy day  with his auto bus line to the Red Cross  tea at W. H. Kemp's on Wednesday.  He had 56 passengers each way.  \THE BEST AND  MOST]  POPULAR HOTEL. IN  THE   KOOTENAYS  Run  on strictly   up-to-date  lines.    Unexcelled, service in  all    departments.       Kitchen  staff    (including     cook)    ail  white ladies.    Every   comfort  - |    ana attention given to guests  The  bar   is s upplied  with  only the best brand of goods.  I  It is-good to hear that Annie,  We have the goods, and  our pr ces are reasonable  Circle Tour  Revelstoke and Kootenay  A splendid vacation trip for  teachers and others. Very  low fares from all stations ;  good for three mouths. $22  from Calgary.  To Eastern Canada  To points in Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova  Scotia and {Prince Edward  Island at low fares. Liberal  limits, stop-overs and diverse routings.  Panama-Pacific and  San Diego Expositions  Pacific Goast Excursions  Reduced fares from all  points. Whon #oin# to the  Expositions or the Pacific  Coast it will profit you to  travel through your wonderland���������the Canadian Rockies  visitiiitt Banff, Lake Lou"  i ������������������><:, Field, (liac'ier, iie*o<-<-  via Vancouver.  Shriners  A special train, Calgary to  Health', July 10th. Faro  ^JM.IO. Corresponding lures  from other points.  I'ut't.iculHI'H  frOMI    ������l������'Hl'eH|.    Agent  or from  link       ST* xm. m, ������> * mm 0m mm  *m������ i***M mvf ia**������**  Mist,   liiwllgil    j.K'Oi,   Vjiil(M,<0>  There is talk of a campaign in Cres-  ! ton for funds to purchase a machine  | gun for presentation to the local boys  ! with the all-Kootenay Regiment. At  I least SS00 will be required���������32 men at  \ $25 each doing the trick.  < The financial statement presented at  I the quarterly meeting of the Fruit  . Growers Union on Saturday night  ! showed a total of almost $31,000 busi-  \ ness done already this year���������$7,000  i more than for- the whole of 1914, we  are toiu.  R. S. Bevan and W. K. Brown were  week-end visitors at the Forrester  camp at Seven Miles Creek, above  Kitchener. The fishing is good this  year, though the water is a little high  yet, itiiH tiie imekleberry drop the big  gest ever.  Messrs. "Wigen, Knott, Gibbs, Geo.  Johnson and W. V. Jackson, the, finance ecrnrnitieef or the patriotic picnic  on August 4 will be looking you up  any day now. They are working in a  good cause. Donate a_ liberally as  times will permit.  Capt. Mallandaine left on Saturday  for Victoria to putthe finishing touches on his training course at the military school. We understand on his  graduating he will be placed second in  command of the 107th East Kootenay  Regiment with the rank of major.  Jack Quaife of Fernie, well-known  here, was in town on Monday en route  home from the54th Battalion training  camp at "Vernon, where he was excused from service on account of his  failure to pass the inoculation for  typhoid and smallpox vaccination  tests.  Pascal, the hay king of the local  Indians commenced the seasons' cut on ���������  Monday. He has about twelve acres  of timothy and fifteen acres of clover  that promises the heaviest yield in  years. On the Wasson ranch Dan  O'Neil is cutting a grand six-acre crop  of timothy.  Lacey J. Patterson, a well-known  Southern Albeita, rancher, of Letli-  bridge, paid the Valley another visit  the early part of the week, giving the  district a second look ovor this year.  He was accompanied by his mother,  who resides at Omaha, Neb, They  returned on Wednesday.  Miss Munro ami Mr. Sparkes (Ores-  ton), Mrs. Sparkes (Duck Creek) and  Miss Reid (Erickson), Valley teachers  who aro at the summer school at Victoria, aro among those contributing to  a, fund of $1R00, which the teachers  are raising, to purchase two machine  guns for the B. O. overseas forces.  the 18  months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs,  John Spratt, is recovering nicely from  a critical attack of bronchial pneumonia,  C. G. Bennett * manager of the Bank  of Commerce, is taking his usual three  weeks vacation. During his absence  J. C. Newmarch of Vancouver is acting manager.  Up to the hour of going to press the  Great Northern had not commenced  the work of tearing up their rails, etc.  between Port Hill and the end of the  steel at Duck Creek.  F. K. Hurry has been honored with  the chairmanship of the Creston school  board for the ensuing year, and Mrs.  Mallandaine has finally consented to  continue as secretary-treasurer.  The final shipment of strawberries  wrojjt;. gacf oti SnncUi'0' s.nd Duck Orssk  has the distinction of being both first  and last on the iob. For the year the  export from that point alone, totals  7,762 crates.  Ripe tomato shipping is expected to  be under way before the end ,of next  week. Plots that have received care-  ful attention promise a splendid yield,  though the total crop will be almost  50 per cent less than last year.  A. B. Shannon of Willow Point, the  newly appointed chief weed inspector  for Kootenay, reached Creston on an  official yisit on Wednesday. So far on  his travels he has seen nothing to  equal Cranbrook's crop of noxious  weeds.  Peter Verigin, the Doukhobor leader, accompanied by K; Pcpoff, the col-  any's real estate expert, were- here  again the early part of the week. They  have designs on most of the unsold  portion of Block 812, but to date the  sale has not been made.  Word was received on Saturday  from Victoria that the necessary  order had issued creating a pound district at Creston. The. area included  therein is approximately a square  mile, with the posto_fl.ee in the center.  As soon as the poundkeeper is named  the legislation becomes effective.  j At a. meeting of tho executive of the  board of trade on Monday night, II. S.  MeCroath was named for the position  of poundkeeper, and he has consented  to act. He has ample accomodation,  a central location ami with the assistance of Joe Brown is sure to handle  the iob eminently fair to all concerned.  This week's weather is the sort Geo.  I 11. nderiek has bad an order for some  days to put the finishing touches on a,  ���������1-acrc field of spring wheat that he  thinks has never been excelled in iho  Valley. He \# hvaneVdnf*; out into poultry raising having now over 200 of  this years chickens and a yield of  about 100 bushels to the acre would be  about right.  Mi;i. Ht. Jean, uec.ota.y'of the Red  Cross .Society lias just been advised  Iron* headquarters that Ihe Creston  rot I:: now ready for 'wvupat ion at  Clivedou, Kuglaud, the !(SW) contributed Iodic cniiHc bavin;' route to hand  Home weeki-i ago, A donation of $o.������T������  |o (lie Oversea������ Club Tobaceo fund Is  mImo acknowledged.    A further Hum'ol"  |  $10 was   recently   forwarded foi  *" I latter caiiHC.  S. A. MacDonaid, whose resignation  as principal of Creston school wo announced .last wook, loft on Friday for  ���������Vernon to go into training with the  nihil Battalion. He has had somo experience with an eastern field battery  and will secure a transfer to an artillery corps if one is recruited in tho  province.  By long odds tho most enjoyablo, as  well as tlio most successful financially,  Red Cross function waa the garden  party nt. the home of Mr. and Mrs. W.  H, Kemp, lOiiekson, on Wednesday,  when over $*fl not was realized for the  society's work���������to be divided between  the sock and tobacco funds. Bully  for lOrlckaon.  Capt,. Forrester returned on Wed.  nesday from his ton-day camping and  firming trip in the Kitchener country.  Although the weather wns nonicwliat  unfavorable he reports a. groat, vacation and brought back a fine, supply of  rainbow. Tun Riovikw man and aev-  eral other cit i/cna can givo eloquent  this | testimony a,*' to the excellence oi the  I trout raptured.  Buy Made-hs^Canada Implements  manufactured by the Massey-  Marris Company, the largest  manufacturers of Farm Imple  ments in Canada.  Get our prices on Implements and  Sprayers     before     purchasing  #Vi������<%������tT������������ irm.m������^m.  v^restci-ii -**Iii.tLj! %sc &_JW|*|*iy ^_*u<  A ______    _CL    C 1���������   tf*^  _^_*.nfir~~ ���������       ~ ~~  CRESTON -       -       B.C  _^    _.������������������   C_    T>T.TTA"Vr   TV/T������������v��������� ���������  m   j-n.  ������o.  -__-__ V ___JL-*, J__.__i_<_'gc;x  E_SS__S______E  as  ���������u^fQtr __9Xj '~d*u "fflT^y^M^ff^ I0^B  S������9&Ci9������&*9&  mm-*  Our stock is about complete again in  White Goods, including Victoria and  Persian Lawns, India Linens, Organdies, Vestings, Pique, Crepes, Voiles,  Ducks, ifec.  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  25c. each, in twelve colors.  For Mon and Boys we have all sizes in  Ba! briggan Underwear.  S [iu IjiuSiDil BvSSi uuBiISSo yQ_  ������ i������������i������������*-������-r%  was  Mi  \H  . E  _____M______I____M______


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