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Array BBS  lv^<,.������J������___S___a^^^^^  Vol. VII.  CRESTON, 33/C FRlbAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1915  ISO.     #_������  Body Belts and  BdUhrBeaf to Bum  m*  Now, I notice, the ladies in many  parts are busily engaged making personal property  bogs, and  I -wonder  what they are for.   If they are to ac-  Local and Personal  Since his departure for overseas  service, about a year ago, we have  had a few timely letters from B.  Sinclair Sraith,~but by long odds  his most interesting contribution  appears below.  He deals with several phases of  the struggle in a fashion that all  our readers will appreciate, and  though at first blush the article  may look'a bit lengthy we can assure you every line makes tip top  reading.  The letter is dated Belgium, July  29th; at which time1 Mr. Smith and  several other Creston recruits lie  had just met were in the best of  health, and all send their regards  to numerous friends throughout the  Valley.    He writes:  It is a great while since I had the  pleasure of writing to you of experiences, but I notice from your paper  that the boys over here have kept you  fairly well posted and as experiences  ��������� are very much alike you have not  missed anything.  This da-** has been somewhat, of u,  Creston day, rendered so bv the meeting of *. Baston, Irvine Simmons,-1_.  Leamy, Jack Stace Smith and myself.  Really it was quite an event, and our  swapping of lies was most, enjoyable.  Boston is I^o. 1 of the machine gun  section, but the others are doing ordinary duties in their company."  T wijs ssue!- s_n_____. _*>t Bfis-on's.description of his wound, for be tepre-  jonjgj it aa ������_ n-KftV-T- on the kokoi anv-  way it was a mere scratch and. needs-  .������. powjs-sfn?. gl^t&^es J^-jEsea?^r;^ ���������L������__  of  the peculiar' things'"About, sthebe*  - scratch wounds is that  tliey are, as  dangerous as wounds cf magnitude for  for blood poisoning is as liable to occur  in one as the other.  Well, the boys are all very cheerfttt  and look lit. They belong to a splendid regiment and have, I know for a  certainty, displayed great courage on  several occasions; if they have any  complaint at all it is over the fact that  other Creston forces ore not with us.  Your Canyon City notes make amusing reading for those of us who have  seen things out here, and Mr.  commodate the property of a man going into hospital I would respectfully  urge that property be also provided to  put in them ; for the man admitted to  hospital usually goes in with perhaps  the clothes on his body, but nothing  more.   Of course this applies to wounded men. only, as "the other type of  patient, suffering from toothache and  tummy-ache or any other ache, usually goes to hospital with kit, paek and  full equipment, so'his pack sack obviates any necessity for property bags  for him.  Again, there is the usual lack of  method in the distribution of these  numerous society efforts. At one  place a regiment" will have three or  four pairs of sox per man, and another  regiment in the same place ywill be  hard put to scare up one pair between  several men. The same with tobacco.  Some outfit- will have so much that it  is wasted, and other outfits will starve.  for the want of it. As I said before,  its a great pity and the sooner a warehouse is provided to store the united  efforts of these societies and issue  same as required the sooner waste and  Go to the City Bakery for   a good  dish of ice crearo.���������Mrs. C. Smith.  A~-.-5yi_.   _;r_ll   gtfxjtc^..  CX.%XXXXX\S     .* x.m    wvt.O^.  It seems that I have set out to write  pro bono publico so, perhaps,  a few  words with regard to another source  [Continued on Page 4  Mrs. Searle of Bankhead is visiting  Mrs, F. Knott ���������" (Canyon City) this  week. ^  W. Li. Kelly, 'a government timber  scaler from "Cranbrook, was a Creston  visitor ou Tuesday.  Rev. R. B. Pqw left on Tuesday for  Grand Porks for the fall meeting of  Kootenay Presbytery.  For Sale���������rOhe No. 8 cook stove  with reservoir, ;almo. t new, will sell  cheap.   AppIy.Victor Mawson.  Mrs. Bartholomew and children of  Nelson, arrived on Monday, to spend a  few days with bid friends at Alice Siding.  S. S. Jarvis-r who succeeds W. W.  Bradley as provincial assessor at Nelson, paid Creston an "official visit on  Tuesday. l, .  Flour is getting down to before-the-  war prices again. The Mercantle Co.  this week reduced the price S5 cents  per hundred*-  Eggs are oil the up grade again  bringing the .'poultryman 32 cents a  dozen. Dairy3butter is-holding at 30  cents a pours''  f\&������ ������_^._������'Q-<������r %A/4__s&lr<_  V^&���������*���������'.-��������� *\%mP*\  . *_?.&__���������.  - V V    ������W**W_.-_<������'  ������po V ��������� ^ ^ _  n_*_> <���������������_.__<_*__������B������   am    _"*_ ���������"___* _*_  T7 ������JP ������������������_.%���������������? ������_?&& J-A^Oi-S  -   .  * The ciearing-up annual sale at Jackson^ s-crewiis continue until Sat uraay j  night, with bigger and better bargains'  for the windup.  der and taken to the Plymouth station.   We left there at seven  in  the  evening, stuffed eight  in a  compartment.   We werentt allowed out at any  station.   We travelled  all night and  we ai'rived in London about, ten and  the first reception we got was at Exeter, where the Mayoress came around  with a parcel for each man, consisting  of two sandwiches, a piece of cake, an  orange, a box of woodiime cigarettes  and filled one water bottle with tea.  This was at one O'clock in the morning of the 30th and it was   the first  thing we .had to eat since we left at  noon the day before.  We arrived at Shorncliffe station at  two in the   morning  and   had   three  miles to walk to camp.   We got there  and then got orders to get cleaned up  for inspection before the commanding  officer.   Then they gave us breakfast  and all this time we had not had our  clothes off or a wink of sleep for over.  48 hours. My but we were tired.   After dinner we went down to Folkstone,  which is -about 3 miles away, and certainly was suprised at the slowness of  things and old fashioned way of doing  it.   The scenery is certainly lovely and  all that but I would hate like; the mischief to think that I would have to  live here. I got to bed at eight o'clock  last night and it was  the  first  time  that I had my boots of. In three days.  . We are living it tents  at present,  but will be.moving into barracks in a  few days.   There are ten of us, to each  small bell tent.   We have mattresses  to sieep on which is an improvement  to Vernon.   We had to  get up at six  600,000 Boxes of  Apples This Year  A.  championing of the Austrian's cause  supplied us with material for a sort of  grim merriment.    Well, Canyon City  and Mr. -���������'���������. are never likely to witness anythin������ worse than a tnunder-  storm, so their tranquil and unbiased  minds are quite capable  of judging  their Austrian to the extent of what  he will or will not do.    At the same  time we in the field must work hard to  prevent other Austrians from joining  their Canyon City friend, or ho might  t-iprlng some surprises on the hands  that fool them.  July,30:   From items seen in various newspapers it would appear that  several societies are averse to supplying Tommy with cigarettes and tobacco, and aa the funds to supply theso  luxuries are provided in part by tho  endeavors of theso same societies thoy  have every right to  say how their  money shall bo spent.    At the same  time it might   be  pointed  out that  whun one makes a present it is customary to make tho Rift most acceptable to the recipient and from obser*  ration,  exporhmce? nnd exchange  of  views wkth many mon, tobacco in Home  form or another iR tho most acceptable  gift of all.  Tt l������ a great pity that tho effort** of  many societies havo been wasted, so  i*'*!T J''"' f-**,,i"?** wo*������1r i.lono-nnftn.in l������n������H id  concerned. For instance, the body  belli* knitted by kind, earnest workers  and shipped to Tommy by thousands  were a dead loss and wimto. Tho bolts  ���������were'XtmtX for cleaning saddlery, rides,  cooking pans, etc., but not one In  many thousand- ever filled the pur-  pone It was intended for.  I. riends of J. P. Baston, a former  employee in the bank here, who  s.oxii6 weeks ago reported seriously wounded, will be glad to  know that he is S&eV-. on du������y -.gain  attached to the machine gnn section of the 16th- Canadian Scottish  ���������aiong with Irwin Simmons, Jack  Smith and Tiussel Leamy.  Writing from "Iii the trenches,  Belgium," on July 30th, he says,  among other things:  I guess my friends in Creston were  rather worried about me, owing to tlio  uncertain news. T hear that -one  party eveu wrote home and said I hod  "cashed in." Ah a matter of fact I  was very slightly wounded, indeed.  It happened at Ypres.     We made a  charge with the 10th Battalion (Alber-  ta boys).oii a certain   wood  near St.  Julien.   -We had a very hot. time  in  the charge but I came through that  alright, but when I got through to. the  other  side  of  the wood I   got  two-  smacks on the head.      One vory. small  spliutes of a shell or grenade took-mc  on the forehead, while (something else  that felt like a brick hit me on top of  the head.   I was not stunned,, but was  knocked silly for about ten diiys.   I  was only in the hospital about a week  and then I .was Rent to a convalescent  camp for a month.     Altogether I was  away from the battalion for about six  weeks, but I did not get ovor to England.   .I was kept in Franco.  A couple of days ago I went ovor  and visited Bob Smith. Ho seems  very fit and quite pleased with tho  life.  Little old Creston on the Hats would  look like heaven to mo now as I.sit on  a box of ammunition and wish   that  tho bally war was ended.    ThiH is a  pretty good trench and fairly safo unless "Mr. Allomand" manages to drop  a shell directly into it.     Yesterday ho  did that aftor several  attempts; gave  us a big " coal box " to divide amongst  us.   It eont six men to the hoapital,  but fortunately no one was killed.  Of course bullets, too, are trouble*  oome, but if a. chap doesn't put his  head over the paradet he should he all  right. SometimeH, however, they  como through a weak spot in the sand  bogs and by mere chance got a chap.  .Tout at this minute the Germans are  having a great old time banging away  iw������piin������.M>*_ ������t.*x. ..;..._ ;;. u-.-urC- _r . t't"MM*- *1 rt,u' ������"foo1n������n-M with rlllo lire  wasted time and money, unhurt of the and ulirapnel, but they'll never hit him  titandATd ree;nlal,lon pattern. Woolen in a month of Sunday-'. Out- airmen  gloves w������iie also a poor investment am are daring beggars but  it  in  seldom  .    -i    ........    .....i ' 1I...1       ,<A1.1     _..':t_       ���������._-._ _���������:.*  er at the B&uk of Commerce, succeeding D. Aller^-i- Ke arrived from Vancouver oi*l -taaxurday.  Mrs C. G.2?fennett left  oh Wednesday on a visitLto Tier parents.    Mr. G.  Erickson,-wob **.v.as here a couple of  ^jitd wtfr.Vi h*������_.  'The latest crop report issued by R,  M. Winslow, provincial horticulturist,  is decidely encouraging from the standpoint of the fruit grower.   There are  few com plaints of recent scab development on account of  excessive rains;  heavy winds have been conspicuously  absent and injury from hail is reported from only two small sections.  - Due to a heavy  "Drop", which con*.*  tinued well  into August,   the apple  prospects are not as good tis reported  previously.    It is doubtful if the total  production   in   British Columbia will  reach 600,000 boxes ( in 3314 our total  production was 680,800 boxes ).   The  following shows the varieties of apples  in some of the districts this year: Sal-  ArrA-Arnstrong���������Wealthy, Jonathan,  Mcintosh, Spy, Wagen- r, Rome Beau-  and Ben Davis.   Okanagan���������Wealtny  Jonathan, Mcintosh,   Wagener, and  Ben Davis.   Grand Forks���������Wealthy,  Mcintosh, Spy, Rome Beauty, Wagener and Ben   Davis.    Nelson-Creston  ���������Wealthy,    Gravenstein,   Mcintosh,  Jonathan, Wagener,   Spy  and Baldwin.    In the Northwestern States the  "drop" was heavy and much loss is reported   through scab and hail.    Th.  percentage of N������. 1. fruit is estimated  as low as 12 and 50% of the total  pro-  d.-ction, which in turn i. #������st. mated to  be but E4.  to 50% of ������   norma!   crop.  Similar conditions are reported in'the  Eastern States.  The  average potato   yieid   fur  Province is estimated at. six tons.  Ul<-  This  1 will give a total production of about  - ,                               .                  . o'clock this morning, and had church  L. Squires is the new ledger keep-1 A.. _i- _._.*_-.__. .o.~    t. -.,.������_ . Vo-������r  peculiar service and also a very interesting one.   At noon I was called oa. inn    *��������� J ,        -    . ,     T_ -._,  with thirty others to go on military I ������M������������ tan. .there being^nearly-15,000  Police down  town,   We left at  onelacies sported.   Late blight has ap  O'clock walked to CHeriton on to Dover, back around to 'Folkstone then to  Shorncliffe and into camp.   It was a  nineteen mile waik-aitogethev <*ind I  The commanding officer ,to_riJus'*wcr  could expect a call to the front any  time after, two- months.������ We are rein-'  forcing the 30th.   The first battalion  of the 30th went out.last fall ahd there  are ten men out of 1,100 left.   The second went out andthereareI2Q:of them  teft.     The:.'thiic-lv;A_^i>i3'_!d.-'c'ement'' are  how fighting in France and we are,  training to. reinforce them.  I can see the Coast of France right  from my tent as I am only   100 yards  from sea front,, and last night we  heard guns roaring across the channel. One of the Princess Pats told me  it was around Dunkirk in France.  There are only 82 Princess Pats left  out of 1300.  next few weeks helping harvest Saskatchewan bumper grain crop.  i  Forty-Eight -lours  between Meals  peared in some sections but is not ser-  yet. Other vegetables are reported in  excellent condition and remarkably  free from pests. The total production  of all vegetables, excepting tomatoees  anttcelery^iof. which there was a de-  ereuse in ths-������ ncroa.s:e nlanted. will ex-  ceed that of 1914.  The'somewhat''luxurious transport with which the first three  Canadian Contingents were provided for the trip across the Atlantic  seem? to be a thing of the past.  In a letter to his mother, Mrs. J.  W. Dow, from Shorncliffe, July 31,  Campbell Bow,  who  was in  the  first draft of  the  54th to bo taken  overseas, relates a far from agreeable ocean journey, so far as sleeping quarters were concerned.    Nor  did their troubles end there for-between���������but here's tho letter: ^"~*~-v  It seems a long  time  since I have  written, but wo just  got into  camp  yesterday morning at 3 o'clock, I am  going to start in where I left at Montreal.   Wo left Montreal at three in  tho morning and arrived in Quebec at  five o'clock tho   next evening, I saw  tho Quebec bridge, which collapsed a  few years ago, also Wolfe's cove; that  was on tho 22nd.   On tho  morning of'  the 2-rd wo pussed Father Point and  saw whore tho Empress of Iroland was  bunk. Thoro wasn't much else for tho  next few days, except  a little signal  drill.-  Tho food was awful   and  we  were  packed away  down In tho steerage,  aud wo wore only able to tilecp about  one night in threo, it wrts so hot, and  every thing fairly  rooked   with dirt.  Two nigbtri bofoio wu landed wc were  joined with an t--c-.>_ t of Uiivu lorpodo-  doHtioyciH, and about thirty of. iih at  a time had to stand watch with loaded  rifloii, looking for submarines.   About  twelve o'clock,   on the  night  of  the  28th, ono of the destroyers started to  signal and two of them hurried oft in  ono direction charting a German   hiiI>-  muriiic.   Thero wan great excitement  then.  Grand Forks had it 00 in the shade  on Sunday.  The public schools in Grand Forks  employ ten teachers.  No liye stock will bo shown at tho  Greenwood Fair this year.  Tenders are being called fora now  new two���������room school at Waldo.  Grand Forks hospital will bo open  to receive patients early this month.  Tho village of Frank has contributed  two out of three councillor- to the col-  lors.  $11,201.88 of Voron's J011 taxes,  which total $100,000, have already beon  paid.  Both the high and public school at  Vernon show a decreased attendance  thi*i term.  A corn stalk over twelve feet in  length is on exhibition at a Grand  Forks hotel.  Biairmore school trustees have jnat  erected an 80-foot Hug pole on the  bchool ground-.  KoHHland Kchool had an opening-day  attendance of TM, A year ago it wan  hardly over 600.  A P. A*-|de8tod was a Creston visitor  onMonday.  , Misses Florence Bathie, Pleasant  Binkley and Anna Hagen were Creston visitors on Tuesday,  F. Butterfield was a Cre_ton caller  on Monday. O. J. Wigeh and N. Craigie were callers at the same point on  Thurday.  Paul Hagen and Bob Dixon, accompanied by Victor Carr of Alice Siding  left on Saturday for a fishing trip to  Sanca Creek.  Mrs Hook nnd children, who have  spent a vacation at Duck Cresk returned to her home at Kootenai, Idaho  on Wednesday.  Miss Alice Carr of Alice Siding is  favoring Duck Creek with her company for a short while, the guest of  M iss Florence Bathie.  Billy Truscott is again earning his  living at Duck Creek. He returned on  /Sunday and is back on tho old job,  planer man at Mr Wigen's mill.  W������ A. and Clarence Pease and  Jack Boydoll passed through here on  Monday on their way to the head waters of Duck Creole, where thoy hope  to got some hunting.  Monrad Wigen has started in the  exporting business, a large order for  apples crates being shipped to Lethbridge. Alln. on Wednesday for the  government experimental farm there.  Pte. Frank May of the -18th Battalion writes that thoy have been tram*,  fenul from Shornclin'o camp to a town  somo distance off, called Lydd", and  that thoy aro now much bettor fixed  for accommodation than formerly.  Tho results of the strawberry crop  competition hold during .Tun.' nnd July i������ ������u follow:  they aw -useless when thoy are wet that  atlll, COllhi������.H|'.kV!|������l.������>   wi.iu urn   IU.I...I..J.  ���������"Old  *'������'l*l.-  ,.* ������������.  Xl'A'i  *!U  W.I'  Between 000 and 1,000 men are now  engaged in the lumber Industry in the  Cranbrook district.  lnt��������� Monrad Wigon 252 5-13 crates  -SMI-US. & H. Uri 210 1-0  Jlnl���������.1. .1. Grady  .th���������M. Hagen   f.t.h���������P. Hagen   nth���������K. ttul-Wflolri.  ...200   201113-31   205 7-21   14tf  HnliithH  aro   hciivcu.     at   Wyclllfis  W*-.>V!? Ui% 'XT ***'���������������"    loft  mi    hiliidnv    foi'  We ,..rlv,Ml  In Plymouth at t^,.,.^ | M>e war with Aimtila. |     .,,;,,���������   ,.���������������������������),���������   Iin,   roUHi,h-r.>d   very  o'clock tho  morning of  the 20th  and j    The Novv.m eluiniu iioiuc V'.rnnn pot a- j nalirtfiutory, aw tlu-nt  wan  no  hpci'ial  iu the I to patchoH will thia yt-ar yieid iih high | preparation given tn the -pi'ii'tiT-acre  Inld in  the hiirbour until   four  I iiftetiioon then we wero put ou a ten*' an 21 Ioiim to tho acre.  ' set apart for the competition.  miiiiiiiiiihii��������� nmn  ______________________i____i  .^Mw*^i^1k.^t;r^v..[;:^iJWW^;���������^_W'*^^"^,���������^  , ��������� iJ ':..,,--:-I.'il|lil;iMyl^jllJ:'ll;^'iJ_;^_i^:_:"_lia|^|^j^^  i_______i____ll___________l  IH-HIUM-MM^H  mm^m^m������Mmmu^^m^^Mm^.miA0 tut: review, cr_ESTON. b. a  #_  x  The  sian<  By Cyrus Townsend Brady  Copyright by Cyrus Townsend  * Bra<ly M  as  Glibby  cluttered  up the  (Continued)  "Aud you shall have it, -provided I  get my share with the other men." 1  answered, scarcely stai'tled by their  words, tor this I had expected.  "We will share aud. share alike in  everything," answered Glibby. "Am  1 right, mates?"  "Right you are!" came from the  deep voices of the men.  How I longed to clutch him by his  throat and choke him!* My temper  rose again, but this time, as before,  I managed to keep it down, but with  immense difficulty, as you may suspect.  "Ct-ne Into the cabin. Mister Hampdon/'  said GUbby. "and we will  talkj  it over-"-  **Wait," said I. "Who is in com-  inand of you?"'  **Why. Mister Pimball, the bo's'n,"  answered Glibby.  "Very good." said I- "I must talk  with hixu" about the future. Do you  go ou deck, "Glibby. and send Pimball  below, and he and 1 with the rest of  you   will  soon  settle  this  matter."  "All  right."    answered    the    boatswain's mate, turning to the coaipan- i  ionway.    "Pimbell can talk;  him and  you can come    to    terms, 1  make no  doubt."  Now 1 couldn't allc.- ___ysei_ xo hesitate for the thousandth part of a  second. Ostentatiously I shoved one  pistol into the belt that hung at my  righjt side, the other 1 dropped care-  coat, and.  ladder,  I   j    s���������.x~.    *t .������u:������  anu    xxxxkj    111.     .al/iii,  the   men   giving     back     respectfully  enough to leave me gangway.  "Now, what is it that you propose.  Master Bo's'n?" I began, sitting down  at the cabin table, while the rest  ranged themselves about it, some  standing, some sitting on the transoms at the sides, as Pimball came  thundering into the cabin-  "We know," began Pimball insolently, without further preliminaries,  "that, this ship's cruisin' for treasure.  We know all we'll get out of the  cruise is what we signed for an' no-  thin' else. We've made a good guess  that the treasure is hereabouts, and  we mean to have more than our  wages. We're goin' to have our  share of whatever's found that we're  after."  "So you shall,*' I said, "I am with  you in that. I want something rnore  than my wages too."  "What's this woman anyway?"  broke out another. "Why should she  get it all?    She's a mere girl-"  ' "You have said right, mate; who  and why indeed?" I answered smoothly, marking him down for my vengeance when my turn came. "Now,  what are your plans?"  '"We want that there map or chart  that  you  have  been  seen  read in'  in  your cabin," said Pimball.  * It  was  in a little  bag around  my  iiuL'k.   I reached down, pulled out the  "And how came this girl by news  of it?"  How much of the story they understood 1 could not tell. Probably but  little, yet the idea of the treasure w,a.  real enough undoubtedly.  "And vou think there is treasure  there?"  asked  Pimball-  Now, of late I had changed ray  mind, why, _. know not, but 1 had, yet  it would not do io tell them thai-  *'I am sure of it." I cried, "gold, silver, jewels, God knows what. Every,  thing  to  make  us  rich   forever."  "And what do you reckon the value  of it all to be?"  'Oh, several millions of pounds," 1  answered iightiy as if the treasure  was so great that a million more or  less was of no moment.  "Hurrah!" cried out one old seaman, and the cabin on the instant was  filled with wild cries, bestial, brutal  shouts.  As the sound partially died away I  heard the door back of'me open. Now,  I had purposely so placed myself as  to   be   between   the   crowd   and   the  door.     The   door   was   opened  but   a  li! tie way.    1 was conscious that she  was awake and at least was listening.  "You are the only navigator among  us, Mister Hampdon," began Pimball,  after the  men  got  measurably  quiet  again,    "and if you are with, us, you  j will take the ship there to that island.  j We'll   get   the   treasure   aboard,   sail  away      and   sink   her.on   the   South  American coast and then every man  for himself with all he can carry."  "Am 1 to be the captain?" 1 asked.  "There'll be no captain. Every man  for  himself,  I   say,   but  me  and  the  ; bo's'n's mate^ Glibby.    will    take the  j watches  in  turn.  You'll navigate  the  ! ship   and   whatever  is   necessary  for  ; our safety we'll do at your order. Is it  understood?"  "Yes," said I, "under one condition." *  "We make no conditions," said Pimball darkly, "we are masters of the  ship, remember, and this is .our last  word."  "It is not mine," said I composedly,  for I had yet the hardest part of the  bag, took the torn parchment from it  and threw it on the table. There was  not the leaBt use. in my pretending ignorance or in refusing to give it up.  They would kill me and take it anyway.  "There,"   said   I  coolly,   "you  have  It."  Pimball picked St up.  "1   can  make  but little  out  of  it,'"  he   said,   and   l  doubted   if  he   could  read.  "You can at least, ses the latitude  and longitude on it in the upper cor-  ru-rs, ������*an't you?" I asked, hardly suppressing my contempt, for the man.  "Aye, that's plain enough," lie an-  Bwered dubiously.  "And  you sec that   little*  wavy  lino  (lit.t  runs  up   from   the  lagoon   over  tho top of what looks llko a wall on  an opening in tho Bide?" I continued,  determining -suddenly to Inflame their  minds with the trr-nsurf*  would  give loi'B hoed to  j.'or.   important to me.  "Yes, 1 can mako that out, too."  "Vou   nee  that  little,  cross  there?"  Pimball   t.urnod   around   and   faced  the*   othcr:i   crowding   about   him   In  pivi't and growing excitement.  "II. re���������lights here!" ho growled.  Tho men  nearest,    him  shoved  forward with their lanterni.i Illuminating  the torn nlu'fpukin.  "Ay.. l cjiii mal.. tluil out too.  What. il<n.*;i it moan'.'' lie asked, niter  a lung iil uro.  "Jt in.aim, ir thero In any truth  uli-iiif it, that the treasure Is thereabout ���������'."  "What,  treasure  "The plunder of  hy a private nblji."  "And   how   eriine  that   Inland'."'  "It,   v..-us   hurled   In   dial,  rave   then  a  hundred and  fifty .earn ago hy tint  " Philip   Wllhcrfor-'e,   an   Kni'linn   hue  .���������a neer.'  so that, they  other things  Is  It?"  Hpnn!  nh  galleon  bargain,  to  drive.  "Well, it's got to be," said Pimball  menacingly, starting toward me with  the mariinspike lie carried.  "Now, my friend," said T, "we might  just as well understand each other.  You can kill me if you want lo. It  would be easy enough, but when you  have killed me you have killed your  last chance at the treasure. You don't  know what latitude or longitude we  are in now. There is not one of you  that knows enough to take a sight or  to sail the ship to the island. You are  completely helpless. My life nieans  the difference between treasure and  no treasure to you. You are smart  enough to see that."  "He speaks right," said an old seaman at the back of the crowd.  "There speaks a man of sense,"  said I. "Therefore you will hear my  conditions   and   accede   to   them."  "Heave ahead," said Pimball roughly enough,-evidently not liking the  situation, but failing utterly to see  how it could be amended since' I completely held the whip hand of them  all.  "What I stipulate is very simple.  First of all, I am to have my full and  equal share of the treasure with the  rest. I am to be treated exactly like  the others in the division, and my life  and liberty, which are just as valuable to me as to any of you, are to be  treated with respect, as I respect  those of others."  "Why, we told you that in the first  place," growled out the boatswain. "If  that's all you've got to say���������"  "The woman!"  "Ah, the woman!" said Pimball  slowly.  "What had you proposed to do with  her?" I asked.  "Why���������er���������I���������er," the man faltered. He actually did not dare to say  what had been in his mind, nnd I've  no doubt that my pistol never looked  bigger than it did when I quietly laid  my hand' on it.  It was probable that the others,had  not ns yet. decided what was to be  done with her, whatever rimbnll may  have concluded. I took advantage,  therefore, of their hesitation and  pushed the matter to a speedy conclusion.  "Well," T said quickly, "I want her  Tor myRoir." Did I hoar a groan in  the cabin back of mo? If I did, I could  not afford to heal la to. _ could not lei.  them hear. "You naw how Bhc treated mo," I cried, raising my volco und  banging on the tabic. "She .''truck  mc, Sho had mo Imprisoned. I want  hor to ho given over to mc nlono."  "But"���������began Pimbiili, not relishing tho abandonment of thin prl/.o  which hn hnd evidently marked i'or  1iIb own.  "I tell yon what It Ih, ninlOH," Bald  T, disregarding lilm and addressing  the rent directly, "I am a poor man  and the tro_r,uro, or my .h:ire of It,  means a grout deal to mc, hut. rovenge  tneniij} much more. You i?ivo tho  woman to mo and I will ��������� divide ' my  nil arc of the treasure among the  crew,"  (To ho Continued)  British Tars  Shoot Straight  Uniformly   Accurate   Fire   in   All   Engagements With the Enemy  "Engineering," an English publication, discussing in a recent issue the  official return .lust published giving  the results of tests of gun practise in  the fleet during the past year, declares that the return is deprived of  much of its interest because, since  this peace practice was completed,  niauy of his majesty's ships have had  the opportunity of displaying their efficiency under war conditions.  Uniformly accurate fire in all engagements with the ships or the enemy has, Engineering continues, been  the outstanding feature of tho naval  warfare-., whether regard be had to  jsueli combined actions as took place  in the Bight of Heligoland, off the  Falkland Islands, and later on the  Dogger bank, or in individual actions,  where one ship had to face another-  This accuracy of fire was in many  cases associated with ranges which a  few years ago would have been regarded as impracticable, if not possible. The annual returns now issued  show, however, how the gunners of  the navy have prepared themselves.  In the first place, there has been a  greater stringency in the test conditions. The target has been reduced,  the range increased and the speed  at which firing had to take place was  augmented.. The details regarding  these three" points are not disclosed in  t'le official return, nor is.any information given as to the time allowed for  the firing, so that it is not possible to  deduce the rate of hits per minute.  Sufficient evidence of improvement  is shown in the percentage of hits  to rounds fired from the various type  of gun now in the service. There is,  of course, no information regarding  the 15-ineh gun. tbe ships -carrying  which have only entered the fleet  since the war began. The 13.5-inch  gun was used for the first time in  li>12, when the percentage of hit-  to rounds fired was 58 per cent. In  the following year this had increased  to (.666 per cent., and in 1914 to 85.43  per cent.  It must be admitted, Engineering  says, that Ave have here not only evidence of the gunlayer, but of the modern gun-control y system, and also of  the success of the modern weapon  and all the appliances placed by the  manufacturer at the disposal of the  gun crew; The-iater 12-inch guns continue to show ' _k percentage between  52 and 55 of hits to" rounds fired. The  She uld Learn to Shoot  Trap  Ladies Should  Go  in   For (Both  and Field Shooting  There are many reasons why ladies  should go in for both trap and field  shooting. After thirty-one years of  nearly continuous shooting, I can  truthfully say 1 know of no other recreation that will do so much towards  keeping a woman in good health and  perfect figure than a few.hours spent  occasionally at trap shooting, and as  I am learning new stunts nearly every  week, I am quite sure that, providing  a woman has fairly good health and  eyesight, she is never too old to  learn.  Either shooting clay targets or  game in the field, there is just enough  exercise to do good, not to say anything about the fresh air you breathe.  Many ladies are afraid to start  shooting on account of the gun kicking. If the gun is heavy enough, not  overloaded and fits you properly, you  will find little if any recoil. I would,  however, suggest using a rubber recoil pad, fitted to the end of the stock.  I heard a gentleman say a short tim-e  sinca that he was going to buy his  wife a twenty bore and start her at  the traps. He woumn't think of using  such a light gun himself and he could  not have given l\er a worse handicap  to begin with, for while a twenty bore  is a pleasure to use on game in the  field, a twelve gauge, full choke (not  less than 7%) is what is needed for  trap shooting.  At first you should have some of  your gentlemen friends who know  how it should be done, give you some  instructions. If you do not care to go  to some gun club, have him buy a  hand trap and throw the targets easy  until you learn to break' some and  gain confidence. As to dress, something loose, so that your every movement will be free; your shoes should  have a Ioav, fiat heel, so as not to  throw you Forward. The hat should  be wide enough to shade the eyes and  fit snugly, but (.comfortably on the  head. All your clothing while at the  traps-should feel part of yourself.  When you. are going after a target,  concentration means everything.  After the first few weeks you will  find yourself looking forward to your  afternoon at the gun club, where,  judging from my personal experience,  I can safely say you will be a .welcome  guest.  Increase Efficiency  Of the Aeroplaiie  fecting  Remarkable Prophecy  latest 6-inch breech-loading gun,  which is extensively used in the later  battleships, also shows improvement.  In 1911-12 the percentage of hits to  rounds fired was only 49; in 1913 it  increased to 53.21, and in 1914 to  54.75. It should be remembered the  writer of the article points out/ that  the target is enormously smaller than  would be the enemy's ship, so that it  is easily understood that if in practice  under all atmospheric conditions such  a percentage is attained, the results  will be even better in actual war. The  four-inch breech-loader has also a percentage exceeding 50 per cent., as is  the case also with the 4.7-inch quick-  firer.  Ago, Fore-  tzr __���������_-���������_.  Granulated Eyelids,  Eyes inflamed by expo*  sure to Sun, Dusiand Wind  quickly relieved by Murine  Eye Remedy. No Smarting,  just Eye Comfort. A*  Your Drujjpist's 50c per Bottle. Murine Eyo  SaivcinTubes2Sc. ForBooKoIlheEyerreeask  Druggists oi Murine Eye Remedy Co., Chicago  yes  Few Paroled Prisoners Return to Jail  AV. P. Archibald, prison parole officer i'or Canada, states that in the  Dominion during the past sixteen  yaars there have been 7,776 prisoners  released on parole from Canadian pen-  Itentaries out of which 489, or (5.3 per  cent., have been returned to finish  thoir sentonefs. Of .lib. small, fraction only throe p_r cent, havo been  sent back, to prison because of a return to crime, the balance having  broken some of tho conditions .of  their parole. During the He sixteen  years 6,4112 prisoners havo completed  tholr Rentoncos while on parole and  875 are still reporting to the aulhorl-  tlca nt regular interval-.  Danish Author, Fifty Years  ioid German Submarine  The Tagliche Rundschau reprints  parts of a dialogue from a comedy by  Erik Bogh, a Danish dramatist, which  was produced in Germany in 1863, and  caused quite some amusement and  much derision because of whal was  termed its "insane prophecies" at  that time. The name of the comedy  was "The Editor's Secretary" and the  dialogue is between him and Wimmel-  feld, an inventor, who is regarded as  mentally unbalanced. The most significant part of the dialogue is contained in the following scene:  "Wimmelfeld���������My visit is of great  importance. It relates to Germany's  sea power and her domination of the  air.  "Editor's Secretary���������Ah, you have  made another invention!  "Wimmelfeld���������Two inventions,  if you please.    These inventions  make   Germany   feared   all   over  world.    Germany, of all nations,  be   regarded   by  others   with   horror.  One Invention concerns our sea power, the other our mastery of the air.  "Editor's Secretary���������Mastery of the  air?"  "Wimmelfeld���������Even so. I have invented and built two ships. One sails  over our enemies, the other under  them. AVlth ono I can descend to (he  bottom of tho sea and blow the enemies' ships into the air, with the  other 1 can float in Iho air, throw  bombs on the enemy's soldiers and  cast fire over the enemy's cities."  "Who," usks the German newspaper, "would havo believed in 18i>.'������  that lfll._ would gco llio realization  of this Inventor's dream, regarded  then as but tho. fantastic vagarlos of  a weak mentality?"  sir,  will  the  will  It   lo   he   Hi. ..���������   nn  W. N.  U.  1064  RuoBln Purchaaeo lec Breaker  The purchase by the Ilrltl.-di govern-  mont of ths Ice breaking 'sloanicr  Bruce from the Hold Newfoundland  Company was. announced roccntiy. It  lfi understood that tho llruco, with hor  ftiRler ship IJntrofio, bought by Russia UiBl wlntor, will ho used in tho  Whito Sea during tho fall and winter  in an effort to keep open later than  usual the channel lo tli_ port or A roll-  nti-rel.  Tho llruco jind H|0 l-*inlvoH0 wove  built a. few yearn ago for iicrvicc In  Cabot strait, between Newfoundland  and Cape Breton, whoro heavy Ico In  encountered In lho winter. Thoy arc  Hteu in oris of 1.55:. (ono.  Johnny's mother was tired of huv  ing hcv tabic cloths stained. ������o nlio In-  stlutcd a.Unci of a penny    for every  stain.  During tea a fow days Jalor Johnny  was f observed running hlfl rather  grlmi* finger very hard on tho cloth  beside IiIh ���������cup and nauccr.  "Johnny, what on earth aro you doing?" nuked his mother in surprise.  "You'll  Roll  lho tabic cloth."  "Oh, no, I won't," replied tho youngster. "I'm just trying to rub two spots  Into one."  British Committee Which..is. Testing,  New Appliances For Aircraft  Issues Annual Report  The report if ths advisory committee for aeronautics for the_ year 1914-  19i5 has been issued. The." report,  which is addressed to the prime minister and signed on behalf -of the ���������committee by l_ord Rayleigh says that  continued progress has been made in.  the consideration of the conditions a,f-  the stability of the aeroplane*  The report mentions, among other  matters which have been-, under consideration by the committee, the question of sighting appliances for use on  aeroplanes and accuracy in. bom-  dropping. A number of special investigations have been undertaken for '  the admiralty and the war- office, including the analysis and examination,  of deposits on, airship envelopes an������3  tssts of magnetos forming part of  wireless installations to -determine  their liability to ignite explosive mixtures of gases.  The reports received from the British expeditionary force in France  have clearly indicated the- advantage  of attention to strength and good construction in all details of- the - aeroplane, and the superiority-in durability and useful life thereby attained-  It is felt that the results thus achieved fully justify the care which has  been devoted to these matters and the  special precautions taken.  In all machines now designed the  recommendations made by- the committee are closely followed and the  margin of strength allowed exceeds  that specified as required from considerations connected with the effect of flattening out after a steep  dive. The increase in weight due to  the modificatiops made has to some  extent been compensated by other  improvement-, and by increased aerodynamic efficiency.  Tn military use further increase ic  strength has to be considered in re  lation to other factors .affecting safety; in particular the merit, of rapid  climbing tends to, asfety-"o������ a-different  kind, to���������i_jii-h great consiUeratiOa  must be given, and limits the increase  in strength and weight which might  otherwise be adjudged desirable.  The modifications required to conform .with considerations arising i_  connection with stability and strengtfe  of; construction have led to-the com-  pV-te change of certain existing types  Gl machine, involving alterations . tc  wings, body, tail, fin, area, wires and  controls. Teats'* of the new design-  have shown that it is possible,-without .,  sacrifice of controllability, to make  ths aeroplane inherently stable an.  capable of flying satisfactorily witls-  out use of the controls. Improyements  have been introduced in the shape  of the body and engine coverings i_.  tank capacity, in the section and attachments of wires and in many other,  ways. Experiments on alighting gear  have been continued and two. standard  types adopted as suited to special requirements.  New types of machines have beeti  designed, embodying special .features  which recent military experience haE  shown to be desirable. In all of these  it has been found possible to ohtair  slubility under ordinary ilight \condi  tions. '^-s  Wireless and other signalling appar-"  atus has been designed, and bomb  dropping gear has been.fitted and Investigated. In these matters assign  ancc end advice have been given ;t>y  individual members of the committee..  X  ���������     -  Spy  Fever Still  Raging In Berlin  A warning, signed by tlio Be.lt_  commandant, has been published in'  the Berliner Tageblatt urging perqom*.  to be cautious when conversing In  public places. There arc at prcsei_.  numerou- sploH, the article states.,  roaming within the German boundaries seeking information of -tttllitnrj.  im por lance.  Despite the numerous othor notices  requesting pori*nnp to bo cn,refu)  about tholr coiivcr.'intlonn. Importnn.  information has readied tlio enemies  of the Teutons. Occasionally remark,  aro made In places frequented bj  many persons. The conversation muj  not illsoloHe nny ronl nawa for a spy..  vot an invoHtigation may be made hy  tho agent and other facts of moro Importance, may bo revealed,  it is nul-1-  This notice haa liaon placed In al?  public, .lae.fiH throughout Germany.  The railroad '-.UiUom;, hotel,, and cnfci  havo it in conspicuous places on tht  v.'allE.  Tho eight aqueducts of ancient  itonui lu'oiusht 10,01)0,0(11) gallons ot  water a day into tho oily. Had tho  Itoniana linen aware that wafer al-  wayii risen to* its own lovol thoso huge  erections on arches Hoventy foot high  noed never havn boon built.  The Movie Buslneao  An idea of tho prc-iionl _.-tuul of tht  motion-picture uiihUibbh lu the United  States is rui'iilshod by the following  facts: J.:i,000,000 peoplo gc/to "movie"  shows every day, tho luovlng-pic-  turc iudiiMti'y nuil-_ iil Hi in. ;ii',i<*ui_  of capital InvoHtoil; and there art  more than 'Uift moving-picture coin  punles continuously engaged in tin  manufacture of photo plays  Soul horn California alone.  It.  ������T.  .  KSSl        I    %������&_____ CS'*-*-)'-*  ^__y k5^������/  j<r~NI /Os  mr^mr\mr^"Wr C3 TTT TF|Wi1  P3        H     RR PA     ^5S_k-   CS���������G3    PI��������� ES  vX      _^>"3.     tSr ^&L      j B9 ^Bki   Bl   ~^SJ E3    ESS    C3  '*0>m*S    ,<,V_^   ^mm*r  ������H_ -BL. &���������*-** -������-L J3-.  Metal  Wheel  THEY GIVE FINE SERVICE-SEE THE AGENT  (S3  mm       JESt^^ E9   E9 ������SS ^" ICSrfidL     kStaMMMT  m%  mt^m*m%mm������  **&���������,   Ik'--*  JQS&*.  mT*%m*mf  .Ulii.iBW.IUl'i'ii'JIl'.liW  MP> 'SVfr'A  -._>_'  THEHEVIEW. CHESTOX. B C.  P^f?  Fofe Ever*' S^OUT  Sold for ttllgoofl Shoe Bealegs  "Woa0*-, layevery n_-_ril������ex������  ioa  m  Io Stand Together  .nterests of Dominion and Motherland  Are One, Stays: Hon. A.  Wleighen     ���������  "However we may feel about the attitude of the Motherland toward Canada . in days gone by, let us realize  .hat in the crisis that hangs over us  :_ow the interests of Canada and the  Motherland are one and indissoluble.  We stand  together or fall together."  In these words Hon- Arthur Meigh-  an concluded an eloquent appeat lo al_  *o������rtie_ and races in Canada to stand  May Finally Banish'- War  The London Lancet Surmises That the  Area  of Arbitration   May  be  Forced on the  World  , The London Lancet asks if the time  is   approaching   when,   owing   to   the  high   developments   of  chemical   and  physical science, warfare .will become!  practically impossible. P. j  It is suggested that explosives a may j  possibly be rendered useless when ,  invisible means.arc found to fire them j  from great distances, "as might Hveil j  prove to be the case in these days of j  wireless waves or radiations and pro-'  jeclions." The Lancet remarks that it  would ba a remarkable outcome of  scientific discovery-if the new weapons; by their precision, should automatically extinguish themselves. If  armament should thus defeat its own  ends, arbitration should at length succeed, the paper believes. On the employment of poisonous gases the Lancet remarks:  "Glib references are made to the  possible use of potent poisons, arsenical gasss, prussic acid or some othe?  death dealing substances which shall  improve upon this chlorine compound',  adopted by the enemy. It is well to  remember that there is evidence that  the enemy has seriously and systematically studied this question for some  time, and we may ba fairly certain  that the gas was decided upon after  considerable trial as the most available and practicable for the- ghastly  ends in view. At all events, such  other deadly materials as may be  available, are as much in the enemy's  hands are in ours, and neither side  would be likely to gain any permanent    benefit  by such machinations.  i  Ir������__C?    "Or_-V_T������    'Wa'S ____.���������  ___-*.������������������������������  ____*������%���������.&_. . r e&A w.v-  As  _m  a ...fertilizer  ire in  the  SSSJ f f-alKlS'l We. must not dismiss as impracticable  l*V*Z'*������? S_-d. . } *kS nd aHthe wilder dreams of the chemical  ways had the effect of uniting Canaa-   poisonerj   for  in  chemistry  it  would  seem that no sooner is a suggestion  dismissed as foolish than it at once  appears in the form of an accomplished fact, but we lean to the belief that  the capacities of gas poisoning have  been exhibited to the full."  ians;     ..-;-.*  "Today there Is a peril about us  transcending all we have previously  passed through;", said the speaker. "It  behooves the people of Canada to be  united how. The crisis is-bound to  mean this; if we are sensible and patriotic. It will mean much to the pco-  ��������� ples who inhabit this country that in  Suropa tjie Wolfes and Montcalms are  fighting side by side against a common foe.". .   ���������   .  A Pill For All Seasons.���������Winter  and summer, in any latitude, whether  in torrid zone or Arctic temperature,  .!. armeiee's Vegetable Pills car. be depended upon to do their work. The  dyspeptic will nnd them a friend always and should carry them with him  everywhere. They are made to withstand - any,; climate and are warranted  to keep their freshness- and strength.  They do 'not grow stale, a quality not  possessed., in many pills now on the  market.  No  T__    J__T  '  ifiore  Cor  Cure  Guaranteed  Never Known to fall:  acts without pain in  24 hours. Is soothing,  healing; takes the  sting- right out. No remedy sc quick,  safe and sure as Putnam's Painless  Corn Extractor. Sold everywhere���������25c  per bottle. ./  ^iss  ->-_U      ~J-  An elderly English actor came over  to his first American engagement. Cm  landing he started for an English  boarding- house uptown, where lie had  been told he could get English food.  He emerged from the pier laden with  his hat box, his umbrella, his grip and  his overcoat, and climbed aboard . a  horsecar. Just as he was fairly, upon  the platform the _ar started, and he  fell through the open door into the  aisle, scattering his goods and chat-j* throat  tels in every direction. As he got upon  his knees he remarked in a tone of  feeling: "There now! I knew I  shouldn't like the confounded country!" -  WOMEN  F MIDDLE  _  _. txxy  The Canadian who holds back from  taking his place with the country's  defenders at this time is not worthy  his British birthright. Wherever that  place may be, every loyal citizen will  be prompt to fill it. It may be with  the man in training for the front,, or  it may be in some other capacity. The  essential thing is that every one  should find out Am what way he may  best fulfill the heavy responsibilities  from which .none of us may with honor escape. The sooner we measure up  to this duty, the more quickly will the  empire be enabled to shake off the  monster who is reaching for her  The longer we stand back,  leaving: the task to others, the greater  is the risk we incur of ultimate defeat  and the loss of all for which thousands of Britishers, who valued their  lives just as iiighly as do we, have already died.���������London (Ont.) Free  Press.  Many   Farmers   Fail   to   Realize  Value of Farmyard Manure  According     to     recent     statistics,  there are in Canada in round numbers  3,000,000   horses,   6,000,000   cattle,   3,-  500,000 hogs, and 2,000,000 sheep. Experiments  indicate   chat  the  approximate value of the fertilizing constituents of the manure, both    solid and  liquid, produced by each horse would,  be $27,  by each  head of cattle  $20,  by each, hog $8,  and  by  each sheep  ?2.    This would make the total valus  of the manure produced in one year  by the different  classes of farm ani-  7��������� rIC       ... n..^4.        nmn.,nl       4--.    . -" O *> *>   t\t\f\  ludia   iu    v__ii8n-_-   aiuuuui,   tu   ���������pioo, U vu,-  000. The importance of this by-product of the farm may be better realized if we compare it with some of the  other principal products of Canadian  industries, __ie following table shows  the value of some of the leading products *  Total wheat crop, 1914.. .$196,000,000  Total  oats "crop,   1914 151,000,000  Total forest products, 1911 180,000,000  "Total    mineral    products,  1913    ........... ...  145,000,000  Farmyard   manure,   (average)    5   years)   233,000,000  The   figures   given   in   the   above  table are for the years in which the  reached   the. highest   point    on   record, while the figures for the manure,  represent the average annual produc- j  tion for the past five years. I  Assuming that one-third of the*  value of manure is annually lost by  present methods of management, and  this is undoubtedly a conservative estimate, the loss from this source in  Canada would be about $78,000,000-  Surely the farmer can hot afford to  throw away a sum of money that  would more than pay his taxes. But  that is just what many are doing. Recent investigations by the commission  of conservation show that 90 percent,  of the two hundred Ontario farmers  personally visited by representatives  of the commission in..'1914, exercise ho  special care to prevent waste. The  natural manure is a part of the raw;  material for farm crops, and, as such  should receive the came attention and  care to prevent loss and waste as is  given the raw material in any manufacturing plant.  A fact worth knowing-and remembering hv���������t.htx farmer is that. tha losses  Extending WorK of Geological Survey I caUsed  by leaching  or  super-heating  The geological survey is extending I represent the  most readilv available  Firc.Regulations W hich Should be in  Force in All Municipalities  Regina has in operation a new fire  inspection Uyjaw, under which the fire  department.; of the city is required 'o  ihspect all business premises at least  four times a year and all other premises at least twice a year- Three "sections of the by-law' deal with very  frequent causes of fire, and are as  follows :'������������������-.:'���������'  "Bonfiras, ete.���������No- person shall  kindle, maintain or assist in maintaining any bonfire or other exposed fire  within the city unless he shall first  have obtained a written permit from  the chief, who shall give direction as  to what measures are to be taken to  safeguard property."  "Handling of rubbish.���������-No waste  paper, excelsior, shavings, rubbish or  other like inflammable material shall  be left in any part of any business  building for more than one day, except such material as may be stored  within a fireproof room, provided with  standard fire doors or within a fireproof receptacle, but all such material  shall be destroyed, removed or placed  within such fireproof receptacle at the  close of each business day "  "Disposition of Hot Ashes.-���������No  hot ashes shall be deposited in any  receptacle other than one of non-combustible material with fireproof cover,  and no such ashes shall be deposited  within fifteen feet of any wooden  building- or any. wooden structure  whatsoever."  The fire chief reports that the  citizens are taking kindly to the inspection work, and in many cases welcome the* men who are able**��������� to give  them advice on the prevention of.fires.  The by-law is known as No. 839, and  should be copied by other municipalities, j.  Warts are unsightly blemishes and  corns are painful growths. Kolloway's  Corn  Cure   will  remove  them-,  Preservation of Wild Life  its scope of work to include in add!  tion to investigation of metallic min-  *eral resources, a soil survey of Canada, with the object of classifying the  ������oils and ascertaining their agricultural possibilities in different districts  both in settled and unsettled areas  and also a mapping and classifying of  deposits of material suitable for road  making. The staff pf the survey has  been considerably increased of late  years and during" the past year trained observers have been making surveys of stone and gravel deposits in  the more thickly settled districts of  Ontario and Quebec to determine  their road-making "��������� qualities. Reports are now available for a considerable number of localities and  the information should be of great  practical value to road-engineers and  to municipalities" undertaking permanent highway improvements.  portion of the nitrogen and potash in  the manure, which is,    consequently,  An  Economic, Not a Sentimental,  Issue Involved in Bird Protection  The   popular  impression   in   Canada  that the  preservation of wild life is  merely a desirability, not a positive  necessity, is  fatally false and is responsible for the serious inroads already   suffered   by     our    game     resources. Public opinion has been powerless to check destruction and will  remain so as long as the campaign for  wild life protection depends upon an  appeal to sentiment for its  dynamic  force.   No conservation issue can progress far on that basis.    The people  of this-continent move most resolutely  in response to economic motives, and  the necessary prelude to propsr protection of wild life in Canada is wider  dissemination of exact knowledge regarding its money value.  Recent experience in the United  States illustrates the force of economic motives. For several years efforts  were made in that country to secure  federal protection for migratory game  birds. The campaign was chiefly an  appeal to sentiment arid made little  headway. The proposal "w_s then extended to include insectivorous birds,  nrirlo.   TuiThliriit-ir   wois    aivan   tn    .Vi<_    _-������-������f"  that insect pests damaged .crops annually to the extent of hundreds of  millions of dollars, and within one  years a popular demand, that years of  sentimental   appeal    had     failed  to  ure heap.  It is hard to persuade the farmer  to   abandon    time-honored    customs, j arouse, forced congress to pass a law  ���������such as piling the manure under the ] placing all migratory birds under fed-  eaves  or on the hillside,-but  surely   erai   control.     The   preservation   of  in this day of wider knowledge and  of more intelligent farming we  should  refrain  from waste.���������F.C.N-  Minard's     Liniment  theria.  .ure.  nuu  JDoucettcTcHs of her Pas-  tressing Symptoms During  Change of Life and How  She Found Relief.  ��������� i��������� -     i. ii ������������������  tmmsmmm  Belleville, Nova Scotia,Can*.���������"Thre������  yeare ago.I was Buffering badly with  what the doctors  called Change of  Lifo. I was so bad  that I had to stay in  bed. Somo friends  told me totakeLydia  E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound and  it holpod mis from  tho firsts It is tho  only medicine I  took that did holp  mo and I recommend  It. You don't know how thankful nnd  ���������grateful I am. I give you permission  to publish what your good modicino hui  dono for me. "-Mrs. Simon Poucettb,  Bcltevillft, Yarmouth Co., Nova flcotin,-  Canada.  Such warning' symptoms as flense of  suffocation, hot ~fla8hos,headache_,back������  *choB,dreiul of impending evil, timidity,  -ounda in the cara, palpitation of tho  hoart, sparl.3 beforo tho eyes, irregularities, constipation, variable appetite,  woakncpa and inquietude, nnd-dii-zincsfl,  *_ro promptly ho������>nVd by intr-llipent wo-  imon who are approaching the period in  lifo when womun'u great change may  be expected, -  Lydia K. Finkham'a Vegotablo Com-  pound invigorate- nnd Btrengtlioim th������  temtnto orguniam and buildn up th e weakened uorvouii By a fin. It h_n carried  aiuiiy womuii uufoly through lht_ cri_i_.  If yon wttnt spoclal ndrlcf; v-rlf to  ttj'jLis !.������ imiikhhmi niit"������M-iiui %,���������. (--Minion Un 1) I.71111, Miwj. Your letlnr mill  h������ opened* ivftd '"id UI..-.VUMt.il 1>J* &  ���������woman, wild hold iu strict couiliiciico.  W. N. U. 10G4  A Danger Not to be Slighted  This Danger in Canada From German  Espionage  Tlio   investigation   in   progress    at  Windsor has already shown that the  talk about German attacks on Canada  is not all hot air. The German-Americans are fumlngly angry and resolutely determined.    Any conspiracies into  which they may enter to destroy lifo  or  property  or Interfere    witli^    the  manufacture    of   war    supplies    are  breaches of United States neutrality,  and It may bo taken for granted that  the   Unl.-d   States   government   will  honorably   endeavor  to   suppress   all  plots of litis sort.    But the Canadian  government,  if it  la  not  taking tho  situation   BUlflcioiitly  serious,  should  loso no time in getting    Into    touch  through  fjocret  ugents   with   what  ia  doing among tho class  of people  to  which the Detroit malefactors belong,  Gorman   espionage   lias   done   Germany moro harm than  good  in  this  groat war, but thut will not diacour-  ngo German-Amor leans from Imitating  tholr homo-staying, friends by endeavoring to find out whut is going on in  Canada, and lo thwart nil ontcrpris6s  that have been entered Into  for the  purj)o_u  ot aiding Grout  ttriluiii  and  tho   British empire   in   this   gigantic  struggle.   The loss of a single factory  ongaged   in  producing munitions  for  tho Allied armlea would more than off-  net the co_t of a whole corps, of aucrct  Horvlcc olflcei'H.���������Toronto Globo.  Population of World is 1,600,000,000  At the Christian Endeavor convention held at Chicago, Rev. Jay S.  Stowell, secretary of the Presbyterian board of home missions, in an address said:  "The population of the world is 1,-  000,000,000, yet after 1,900 years of  Christian effort, 1,116,000,000 of the  world's population do not know the  Christian gospel. There are between  one and two hundred million persons  in the, world for whom no missionary  society has as yet ever begun to plan.  Thig is the great challenge to the  Christian young people-of the age.  Here tha young people may lind the  long sought moral equivalent of war.  BUILT A MONUMENT  The "Best Sort in the World  Australian  Elevators  The N.S. Wales minister for agriculture has made public his  scheme  for the bulk handling of wheat. Two  huge   elevators   are    to* be   built  at.  Sydney   and     Newcastle,     the     two  principle, seaports of the    state.    At  a latter date another will be erected  at Jervis Bay, the outlet port to the  new federal capital now building at  Canberra.    The Sydney silo will cost  $875,000. while.that at Newcastle will  cost $375,000.    In addition to this 35  elevators  will  be  built    at    various  country stations-    The work of erecting these will be spread over a period  of five years, and the total cost wiii  be about $4,375,000.   Each country elevator will have a capacity oC 200,000  bushels.   1,500 trucks will have to be  built for the work of shifting the liar-  vest of 40,000,000 bushels in the six  months.    The   estimated   cost  of  Instituting bulk handling    of wheat in  N.S. Wales will cost $11,045,000.   It Is  intended   to  co-operate   with   all   the  States in the matter of getting ships  of the proper type for the handll&g  of  the   wheat   in   bulk.     New   South  Wales  has  had  an  expert there  for  some  time   from  the   United" States,  dealing with the wholo matter.  wild life achieved the status of a national business  enterprise.  Canada's wild life is- as valuable as  that of the United States: To preserve  it as a national asset we need not  pursue the method adopted by our  American neighbors, but we do require to gain their sane viewpoint.  This is to certify that fourteea  years ago I got the cords of my left  wrist nearly severed, and was for  about nine months that I had no use  of my hand, and tried other Liniments, also doctors, and Was receiving no benefit. By a persuasion from  a friend I got MINARD'S LINIMENT  and used one bottle which completely  cured me, and have been using MIN-  ARDS LINIMENT in my family ever  since and find it the same as when  I first used it, and would never be  without it.  ISAAC  E.  MANN,  Metapedla,  P.Q.  Aug. 31st, 1908.  Eradicate Noxious Weeds  A Rare Opportunity  . Tim Monarch Life Ai'mirnnoe Co..  with head oltico ut Winnipeg, is prepared lo offer good contractu for active, reliable persona whom they may  iiplM-inl oh their agent-. A splendid  opportunity nwaltii the energetic  innn, win) Ih looking for a good con-  iifH'tlon. Communicate- with J. W. W.  J-Ucwart, managing director, Monarch  I.lfit AHHurance Co., Winnipeg.  "OV  "S*i������-  yon'vo    iwivr*>������l    in   llio  Mow do you liKi! il,';'"  "fir-iut! IVMh ii ntulYy old d:il nil  hollow. And tho Invit of It In, w,.- get  froHh eggu and vej.et.abl'*-*' almost uh  cheap :u. wo could gbt lln.:iu '.u V.ij  oltv."  "A monument built by and from  Postum," is the way a man describes  himself.    He says:  "For years I was a coffee drinker  until at last I became a torrlble sufferer from dyspepsia, constipation,  headaches and indigestion. (The effects on the Gystcm of tea and coffee  drinking are very similar, because  thoy oach contain tho drug, caffeine).  "The different kinds of medicine I  tried did not cure me, and finally  somo one told mc to loavo off coffoo  and take up Poatum, I was fortunate  In having the Postum made strictly  according to directions on tho pkg.,  so that from the start I liked It.  ''Gradually my condition changed,  Tho old troubles disappeared and I  began to feel well again. My tippetUs  became good and I could dlgeat food  Now I am restored to strength and  health, c������n sloop sound till night and  awake with a fresh- and rested body.  "I am rer-lly a monument built by  Poatum, for I was a physical wreck,  dlHtroflsod in body and mind, and am  now a -strong, healthy man.    1 know  i i-\.'if!ly i.li.il J'j'idi.  Iii.  cuaii^f;  ii  iva.s  | leaving off coffeo and using Postum.'*  Name given, by Canadian Poatuin  Co., WimlRor. Out. Mead, "Tho Itoad  to Wellvlllo," in pkgii.  Postum comes In two formii:  Poetum Cereal���������the original' form  ���������must bo woll boiled. 15c and _5c  ptickagcH.  InuUu.i Poutum���������a itoHihlo powder  ���������dissolved quickly  in  n cup of hot  -mil   p������������ .������������-wl ������������'0   II ,.V*I~\*������������V- ���������*.   _������./���������_ ....,.-.  mulcci'i a dollcloiifi _cvcriigc Inotantly',  :>,<���������<��������� mid  HO.   line-  Uolh kind:) arc eniiully ilullr.k-uu  and cent, about Iho name per cup.  '*T1k*.Vn u iK-iui-'." fur  If Miller's Worm Powders needed  the'support of testimonials they could  be got by the thousands from mothers  who know tho great virtue of this-excellent medicine. But the powders  will spealc for themselves and in such  a way that there cun be no question  of them. They net speedily nnd thoroughly, nnd tbe child to "whom they  are administered will show improvement from tho first doec.,  The Farmers' Turn  It is sufo to say that if onc-qunrtor  of tho aid given by federal govern-  monts to manufacturing Industrlob  had been given lo aid settlement on  the land the economic dovclopmont of  tho country would have proceeded upon .sane. liii_���������. aud there would huvu  boon moro real and less apparent  prosperity. Tho time is here for all  public men and bodies to urge tho bestowal upon agriculture of a graater  attention, und nom-Hhing of that kind  of assistance to greater production  which so far bus been tho monopoly  of the miiiiufacturiiig interests.���������Saskatoon Phoenix.  Itaatus���������1-h.   Ah   honlm   yous   con-  lemplalin'  g.'lt.ii.'  married.  Elv���������Will, of de 'ili-fli  cost ob llvln'  UeepH up Ah'li hav to.  Drastic Action Is Necessary to Secure  Reoults  Canada ha_v for years bean trying  to rid herself of some of her more  prolific noxious weeds, but the work  has lacked tho thorough support of  those whoso duty it Ib to help in the  eradication of the pests. Concerted  nnd organized action is necessary, and  until this is secured the prospects of  success are not very bright- Public  opinion is too apathetic, and weed Inspectors are aware of this. Prosecutions for infractions of the Noxious  Weeds Act are rare, and consequently the penalty clause of this act haa  to a great extent lost its effect. More  pressure must bo put upon those responsible for Its enforcement.  A lesson In clearing up woods might  bo taken from the action of China regarding tho eradication of tho poppy  plant.    Tho following, from a roport  of the United States commercial attache at Nanking, China, indicates the  method by whicli rosults aro socurcd  iu that country: "Somo liituioi-t iu lho  restriction  of the  cultivation  of the  poppy wao aroused locally by tho dismissal of tho Nanking magistrate for  having   falsely   reported   his   district  clear of poppy, and the ImponUloii of  linos  on  a number of other district  mngintrat.es for the name reason. Tho  authorities are making a' serious ol-  Tort to have tho province cleared at  Mi   o.'irly  dni.   in   ,'uiilclr.r.tlr.n  of ihi-  Jolnt Inspection by British and Chinese  officlaln  prior to tho  prohibition  of  the  import  or mile  of  Indian  opium"  -^���������5W*<^__^  "SECURITY FIPBT"  Is  Your  Llfin   Ir-inured?    Kenp    Your    Policy    In    Fore*  And IncreaBo tho Amount nn Soon as Ponnlhlo  If Ymi'i'H Kril   1nviir.il    Mnke  Annllivilinn  Tndnv  THE EXCELSIOR LIFE INSURANCE CO.  tjc.-icl Offlct, Toronto.  Over Four Million Dollum Auoota for Policyholders.  N.U.���������Wvitw    fcor   Moino. nook and Circular. _$_!!  i I  Hi������  CRESTON   REVIEW  ESTOli  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.O.  Subscription : $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. F. Hates. Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, SEPT.   3      ���������   - ��������� - ������������������������������������ ��������� -.������������������---������������������'���������-!-��������� _���������-'.-'���������  ���������- i--^--.-.;.'-y-.i- -:������������������   ���������  Do T8s*3M Stop T  Owing to the weekly bulletin of  the prairie fruit market commissioner of August 21 failing to men-  -_v?_:   -s^icoiiVJil ������,o Wig*.  Ui    uu.   ouv/pj-ii;-^  places of the Calgary business men  on their next month's tour of the  Kootenay, Boundary and Okanag-  anywhere near as economically provide this class of culinary good  things, keep up the supply of sox,  surgical shirts and old linen, while  the B. 0. workers specialize on  equally-necessary comforts for the  stomach,  on which Tommy lights.  Owing to several visits from Mr.  Shannon, the specially-appointed  weed inspeotor for Kootenay, the  serving of a rather iarger-than-  usual lot of cut-your-weed notices,  and the attendant discussion this  somewhat  unusual state of affairs  an  fruit  districts, little  _nove has has   produced,   the  noxious weed  yet been made in the matter of or- j problem has been heard much of this  ganizing for a  fitting reception for S(>.,smi.  our prospective guests. j     And it is a matter that deserves  While  stranger  things are said  to have happened at the expense of  Creston in matters of this kind in  the   past,  The Review  has   the  assurance of the Calgary  Herald  that the Creston Valley will not 'be  overlooked by  the business   men.  They are out to get in   touch with  the sources of their fruit and vegetable supply, and  have  been  long  enough  in   the   business to know  that in quantity, at any rat**-, their  a k>t more attention than some  people are inclined to give it. To  show what damage this pest is  equal to it is only necessary to cite  Saskatchewan, where a recent reliable estimate placed the loss to  that province this year from weeds  alone at ������25,000,000.  So serious has the evil become in  the three  provinces   to  the east of  us that it is  now proposed to have  a conference of agricultural author-  business with  Creston is easily 50 itjes from Manitoba, Saskatchewan  %tw BHa ayHfo  Headquarters for Rgff.ing.Qgi  its test ma  Better Shells-than the -XJMG  iCemington are not made.  Either for Game Birds or the  Bigger Game Animals %Bey  never Ml.  This^seasoh we are handling  the two old favorites and a  new one.    They are ���������"  NITRO   CLUB���������the   Speed  .-'   shell; the swiftest, straight-  est and hardest-hitting shell  made.  Its extra speed adds  many a bird to the ba^.  NEW -CLUB has been the  favorite black powder shell  for years and better vthan  ever this season.  REMINGTON���������ii new^ high-  grade, low-priced smokeless  shell���������unusual  value   at a/"  moderate cost.  per cent, higher than with Nelson,  and equally as large as with Grand  Forks, so that no matter how assiduously interested officials at other  points might plan to have Creston  given the go-by they could hardly  get away with it-with gentlemen of  the  calibre of   the  Calgary   mer-  -���������V.o.rii-JQ  and Alberta to hit upon a uniform  system for staying and gradually  eradicating the weed nuisance.  While in British Columbia the  area devoted to agriculture is comparatively small and of recent cultivation we are fortunately not so  badly off for weeds  as  our  sister  Your money back if goods  are not satisfactory  Phone 63  General Merchant  CRESTON  , provinces, but they are con_ing;and  To make doubly sure of a square | oniy   the  eternal vigilance  of  the  *_-_  - _,  deal in the matter it would not be  amiss for the Fanners Institute,  Fruit Growers"' Union, board of  trade,   Socialist. Liberal  and Con-  ^* A *       j.*    J      ���������"_*          aerVSi;iVt_ __SSGCl&ijiOi-5. &ii<_ u_i.-_.-&6_iS  generally to drop the horticultural  department a line in the matter;  also J. K. Sci-Gueld, ___P.P., and  Neil F. MacKay, M.P.P. (if anyone  happens to know the latter* s  address) letting them know they  will be held to book if the Valley  does not get equal recognition with  Nelson in this little matter.  In the meantime the ranchers  being rather actively engaged  otherwise, let the board of trade  draw up a tentative programme of  entertainment, which can be submitted to a meeting of the ranchers  and business men in due course for  ratification or amendment as available finance and length of stay of  visitors will permit.  men on the land will prevent B.C.  getting into a relatively similar  position to the prairie provinces.  Many ranchers get discouraged  in trying to keep their land clean  because they say their neighbors do  not co-operate with them.. But the  man who allows his land to become  the prey"of roxious weeds, lets them  get a deep and strong hold, is in a  very bad way.  soay oa_cs ana  W5*    II  -   IV.     _!_������.__   "O    __'__,  ouity Deer ������-u jl������ujtia  !. V  Tim&iy Q&sitHhsitsGBS  B**m\4rim%4������G tJam  The suggestion has been made  that for the next two months, or  possibly three, the local Red Cross  workers, with the co-operation of  al"; the Valley ranchers, could rend-  ������������������l* timely and suve-to-he-appreciated  assistance to the soldiers at the  front by relaxing theiret-brts to provide comforts for the outer man  bend their energies in the'direction  of making something to satisfy the  inner man.  In other words, if the scheme is  feasible, such unsaleable fruit, as is  usable and the ranchers earo to  donate, should be made up into  juiii or preserves and forwarded for  distribution to the men on tlio firing  line or for consumption in tho base  hospitals.  If someone ran advise of a method whereby the preserving oan lie  done on a reasonably large scale wis  .eel sure tho Red Cross und many  other Indies in the Valley would be  iiioh), willing lo assist in such a  worthy effort, Ah Tor the raw  material for the jam the ranchers  call lie   counted on   to Biippiy   ii, in  ;;'>'������������������!   ?!!'*'!,J'M-", *mv..uu<.|| deAvn, ulllllceli  together ii ml running over.  ii  ii-anioii- wu im.|><-    to   hi'ii   ,,..luo  anion i.ii,.   ii  in tto<> mi. < 11<....      . w.  Fearing, possibly, that our week  off might temporarily incapacitate  us for copy-writing some unknown  correspondent has kindly forwarded  us a coupl". of poems. While generally averse to handling the product of* rhymste.s we give these  space to show our appreciation of  our friend's kind words for The  Review, and also in lightening our  editorial labors. Here's the first  one, whicli carries the heading,  "How About It 1"  Breathes there i\ man with soul so  (lead, who never lo himself hath said  "That editor has quite a head. I'm  glad I take his paper, lie's gut a raft  of cf. it and sand, he prints the news of  all the land, he boosts the town to  b-itthe bind and that's the proper  caper, lie soaks the grafters in thy  neck, he saves the Ship of State from  wreck, he's Johnny on the spot, by  heck, when things are in a jumble,  lie writes the ads that bring the dough,  ho chases all our gloom and woe, he  tells us all we want to know, and yet  he is quite humble. Me never gels a  bit stuck up, he's worked sinee llei-tor  was a pup to earn-his daily bite and  sup and have a little over. I know  we owe him many plunks, ho let us  shame tho other .skunks and furnish  him with kale in eluuilcs, wherewith  to live in clover."  Whomsoever of the tribo of fishermen imagines the second ofl'usion  is a 'rub' on him has another think  coming; its nvfit likely a shot at  Dutchy Leonard or D. Allen, of tho  bank, both of whom have quit the  town permanently.    J lore it is:  Heboid the fisherman I  He riseth up early In the morning and  dlHturbeth tiie whole household.  Mighty are his preparations,  lie goefh forth full of hope.  When the. ihiv is far spent  he return-  ��������� ���������th, smelting of fold lea, anil the  truth is not, iu him.  ..������,  ���������.������_.������ MM  .    . .  J. m   * I ....... J.  ugiiin effective  ������������������,,,.  i-oor-tinued'from Page 1  of waste would not foe amiss. Now we  all know that'this war bill will have to  be paid some time, and no matter who  or what nationy has the b,ulk of the  burden it will..nevertheless reflect oh  each individual of ns in a great or  lesser degree. l Why should waste be  tolerated that increases that burden ?  Yet b)ae seeni_r powerless to stop it, or  those that coriild mitigate it at least  seem unwilling; to do "so.  I refer to the matter of food. Who  are the people -at the back of the bully  beef and biscuit con tracts ? For every  trench or billet that I have been in  yet I have seen quantities of beef and  biscuit going to waste, exposed to sun  and rain, thrown into ditches, built  into parapets', burned���������anything to  get rid of it, ahd why? Because the  men will not eat these things if they  are possessed of, or can borrow the  money to purchase anything else. No  vegetable matter is ever issued to help  make the "bully"' palatable; it is the  straight.'bully,' and if you don't eat it  you can do as you darn well please  with it���������except sell it or give it away,  and to-morrow you will get some more  and more after that.  Of course the British Empire is rich  enough to tit and the racket, but surely  there is no need for waste of such  magnitude and description. Time will  not porniit of' my "writing all that I  should like to. to say nothing of regulations, but enough has boon said to,  perhaps convince people that many  efforts nn* being misdirected. Now I  will see how many German heads I  can hit.  Hack to the peaceful occupation.  Funny old world ! One moment engaged in shooting human beings and  tho next writing peaceful letters. Let  me try to paint a word picture of thiw  scene and some others. A bright afternoon in fin nny France, the country  dotted with homesteads, the fields well  cured for and wonderfully productive,  nil, except animal, nature at peace.  Tn the orchard-, grassy fields and  barns at each homestead the mastcr-  ammal is busy, the roads are alive  with their numbers and they swarm  in til! dived Ion", tho mere prospect,  dazes one, but there is no roliof for tho  activity is everywhere and the onlooker in drawn into the turmoil���������lie becomes as the others. The onlooker is  no more, he has become a unit iu one  of the hives of industry;M������"nd he with  many others are busily cleaning rifles  and equipment,   for they are making  - I *lt������ ,    mi   4X t\l,i4* t������,sj    4Xi������,t   ....    ........  As  the  evening shadows   fall   this  hive glyi'M up itn ho.it :ind  In mnvshiil  host marches away; at first with a  light step and a gay suiiie, but as the  hours and the miles are left behind  this step, becomes heavy and the smile  is hidden; the world.". nossessions  upon their backs are no longer desirable and to each one the thought  comes, How much farther to go? The  scene changes with the miles that are  gained, for now the fields are no longer cared for, the homesteads are ghostly structures, the villages are disorderly heaps bf debris, and. the-- air-^is  jjiO-Ccu.    w.ccjt   3UUUU-.        __ Ciiiaug_ *i_ti_-  come over this foot-weary host, for  now they seem to have -shaken Abff  their fatigue, they aire 'again alert, renewed, as it were, by the indistinct  sights and the ever-increasing sounds,  as they march in single line, with  spaces between each man���������for death  is abroad, and cares not whom he  gathers.  A whisper passes down this long line  and to each man it says increase the  interval between you and your neighbors." LRun hard, run fast, as you pass  over a certain stretch of new load before you.   It comes, your turn to run,  and with a bursting heart you hurl  yourself over the stretch to gain cover  and await the arrival of the others.  Then on through devious ways, until  a wall of sandbags betokens the nearer line of trenches, and here the tired  host takes breath  again.     Boon, too  soon, the order comes, "Move on', and  in single rank, with many intervals,  the host worms its way forward again  but this time with ninny stops and  many rushes, until the protection of  sindbag  walls  is   gained,   and  thoy  know that a little more will gain their  rest.   A short  stop, then on again,  then|ntop; tho host lies flat upon the  earth; the air clears of sound and dust  and  the host gets  up and moves on  wandering in a vague way;   who will  be next, for tho stretcher-lieu.eis nro  busy with that part of the host whoro  the shell landed.    After this there are  many halts for the movements of the  host are made vory clear by the lights  that ihi-li and the  call goes back and  forth along the lino, ''Stretcher bearers wanted!,'     Again the host flattens  against the earth, und again in n little  while moves on until, uh  the dawn  shows  up tho   tired   faces,  tho   host  takes its position  in  tho front line of  attack and defense in this, the greatest war of all history.  The day breaks sunny and bright,  the h<wt in ���������������vrmlV"., Mome line the parapet and ga'/.e outward, others are  resting, some are asleep forever and  others again arc speeding away to  where they will be rebuilt and returned; nil is quiet except for a few rille  shots! und one cilivnot realize that here  two immense iirmlcH are walehingaud  walling.     Ah  the day  wears  mo the  ������        i t. ii, n ,. ,i ,.,i   ..,,,...  Illllli,   ll.lllllli,,     tl.vj...        ....... ,.     ....  ..  watch  and  those   that wiitched   now  rest, until the evening  hIiiuIowh bring  hurled across the space.. between the  lines, "parties of men creep oat into the  No   Man's. Land, 'some   to repah' the  wire entanglements, some to occupy  positions where the movements of the  enemy can be heard,  some crawl very  near to the enemy lines tc> hurl bombs  into thjdi* midst and others move here  and there to intercept bombing part-  ies.A, All are busy and will be so until  the dawn, when No Man's Land is; given over to solitude again.. The parties  hi-Ve all* come jri, 7n.9i.9ne; sleeps, all  ra_iks of-the   host liUve.taken a Position and the . wordy comes,;i Stand to  Arms!; Then a-"mighty rumbling, for-  the guns behind the host* are alive to  the preparation of the; eneihy; for attack.    Shells, burst over the enemy's  lines,  raking from side to   side, and  front to rear,  while the host tenses  with anticipation.     Soon the answer  comss,  and  the host's lines-are  the  the background for a picture of bursting  shells,   crumbling  parapets   and  mangled humanity, while the rifles of  the hosts spit out   their message of  hate in thousands.   A lull, the tension  'relates,   and  for   the  time  being  a  respite-r-the   attack    anticipated   has  fallen through,-and time is not ripe to  assume the aggressive;   but   still no  rest for any,  for now .the parapets  must be rebuilt,  the shell-proof shelters repaired, fragments of humanity  buried, and the wounded carried out���������  many hours of hard work for all.without rest or food, but lightened by tobacco consumed in small quantities.  At last 'tis done, the damage repaired  as far as the daylight will allow, and  the tired host breaks up, to watch, to  work,, and some to rosti  for the shadows will soon  bo culling its workers  into No Man's Land agaiu.   My picture is,% large one and time will not  permit of its completion at one sitting  no must content myself  with a fragment from one of its corner!*.  C_f*3_Sr^_i E3->3__ _f^_i\  ��������� 1 58II >  Br     B    ^["Wi cf*!' ^&T  Printed with your  name, addros.s, and  kind ->r Butter for  $1 for 100���������wo .nulithe rwuier.  'The  Ot is-Hlapleii mill at Wycl'ilTe is led centres,   with   their worldly goods duties for all.  ruiiiiinu niuht and day on unorder 2T������,- upon their backs, their rifles and  '_M������ Hardly has 1 lie Hiuihgiti  (KM!  grain   doors.     'Iliis  makes   uo.ikih ronnosoi aiiimimiiiun   11117 itwan, urn *.���������.*���������.>,, ������i.*.i...n.*-, m-i...  ������������������������,   ���������,- >  the   next,     mice     iihuiiiih     lei,   ine   Unors urdcreil Irom   litis   linn   ny   uu- oiueis 1 mo will Hiinpe some |mm 1 em ������>. 1-ii.i1 .>.' mi.   ,,,<'. P.t".,.r, !!'���������-.   -  ladies on    the   prairies, who mmiot   <\l'.lt. th<*ii* lives.    The orders arrive anil the shots have  increased   and  niiieu   ue-  ���������������������������  "���������������      'ei   , ..m.,  bombs are  an_ UflB  V-H on HI HOI  ���������_1 .   ...f-J      "'.H^,1'!   . ..  ������NMWp  ^iHfiTiWnyffiU,'_lj_d_i_- _ cm  ���������,' '���������"  _ J_ ii ___   V-ri1*������-.k_? _ -<wi7- -.    &*.������_> ? au v ������  Mrs. W. Levesque was a passenger  east on Tuesday���������to Cranbrook.  Free Press. A. L, Palmer, of JSrick-  son, was a Fernie visiter this week.  Miss Ruby Palmer left on Tuesday  to re-join the teaching staff of Medicine Hat public school.    -     .,  Miss Me_va Oart-vright came up  from the Huscroft school to spend the  week-end with heryparerits.  Miss Aubir Mc&owan returned to  . Cranbrook on Sunday,  after a  few  weeks' visit with  her grandmother,  Mrs. G. Cartwright.,  Mrs. A. B. Stanley.and children left  on Monday forHedley. B.C. where  Mr. Stanley has purchased the Gazettt  newspaper business.  Sam Fraser has just installed a gasolene engine and Hobb pump to water  his garden, Sam is going to make it  ram on his plants if it .does keep dry.  J. M. Craigie would like to hear of  some ordinary rancher who can beat  his record of 235 crates of peaches from  19 trees, or betfer than seven crates,  They were Triumphs.  R. J. Long left on Monday for Cran-  on his official rounds. Neither the  war, or* the *^eathei������ or the C_!si_ in  B.C. can abate the smile and good  nature of the Conservatives' one best  bet for the next provincial election.  Cooler weather is "the wish of the  vegetable growers in this section.  The hot sunny days are bringing tomatoes oh so fast five packers were required at the warehouse on Monday to  handle the quantity coming in that  day.  Miss; Myrtle Cartwright of West-  over, Ontario, who has been a guest  of Mrs. Elvin Caitwright for the past  three weeks left for home on Sunday.  She was accompanied by Miss Georgina  Cartw-ighias fas* as Moyie, where she  Will teach this yepr.  Miit Beam left on Thurday last to  lend a helping hand with harvesting  operations on the prairie, and according to JoeDrexler there,is more rejoicing in the animal kingdom over Milt's  departure than over ninety and nine  ornery hunters like Alex. Duperry.  To date five mixed cars of fruit and  vegetables have been shipped from  here, and they will go out before the  weekend. Fully sixty per cent, of the  outport is tomatoes. In addition to  this express shipments will easily ay-  erage 100 crates day. There is practically no demand for corn or cucumbers  this season.  There is quite a lull in tomato shipping just now as the weather man is  not ripening, them so fast lately, but  there is still a busy time at the pack-'  ing house and the number of rigs  coming and going makes the place  look like Chicago market. Frank  Staples and staff of packers handled  400 crates of tomatoes on Tuesday.  About three cars a week are going out  from here alone, so if Creston is going  as strong there is sure some produce  going out of the Valley this year.  <B    -WW   -V  _���������  irvsr  .,   _'Sk-,_'w'i**4~*'i5_������Tg_'  Pound District Act and Pound  ^pP^tridtAciAnsendnzshiAct  ��������� ���������*J,"-7*,;_i. ���������..*>**���������������������������������������*  ^   Pot^daht to the provisions of Seci  "v'- fcio-JF-11".  of the above Act, Notice is  iiereby given :of the appointment of  .Hugh StewartIvXcCreath of .Crestou.as  Av. poundkeeper of the Pound established  on the premises occupied by hi in and  'located  on   Sirdar Avenue,  between  Fourth and Fifth Streets, in the said  town.  W.J. BOWSER,  Minister of Finance and Agriculture.  Department of Agriculture,  Victoria, B.C.,  July 26th, 1������15.  GUY   LUWENRERG  OONSIJliTINO    H-NOINRRR  RESTON  B.C.  Wtyindol Box Factory  WYNNDEL, B.C.  MANUFACTURER  ��������� ���������_���������-������������������*_-_*     mmmmmM     ft _*������*.������_k_ta  nUAUS UIIU Old UK)  Rough and Dressed Lumber  Mii&mSstfsssB  Victor Carr is doing a few days fishing at Sanca Creek.  Mrs. McMurtrie is entertaining at a  Red Cross ten-cent ten on Tuesday, the  first for the fall season.  Mrs Gordon Smith moved into Creston the latter part of the week, occupying the premises vacated by Mrs.1_eoi_-  ard-.--- A'; --.���������.���������..:.. '���������.*'*���������-  Mrs.  Bartholomew  and children,,  former residents here, now of Nelson,  is spending a few days with Alice.Siding-friends.- ;'  The shooting season opened on Wed-  iie-day.-GroU.se are numerous as usual  and in fine shape Ain"������pite of the wet-  spring. Ducks were o,uii,_ numerous.  aboiit the middle of the month, Vit-  toi- Ca_r reporting a flock of .almost  300 ������>f theni on the' slough... about ten  days ag*o;/'  ':'.-. .^^-;":'^':. "AP '"P'a~:'^.'x::'  - Messrs W-A- and Clarence Pease and  and J. BoydelLgufc away to the hills on  Monday to get firstcrack at any geese,  ducks, or.big game th-it-lnay b_ stirring on or after Wed., Sept. 1st. They  inay be away a week if it- takes, that  long to secure three deer each, as well  as a few cougar, coyotes, and one or  two bear���������and a supply. ~-o.* gauie.hi-d**-  to help out the supply of b-icoru  In the items last .'week mention wws  made of  Gordon Smith having been  given an honorable discharge from the  5-th Battalion on account of his feet  playing out .ou him.    Lost some;-of our  readers should got the. idea that, Gordon came home more or less a cripple  we give the circumstance-* leading up  his securing his discharge. Practically  from the start of drilling at Vernon he  suffered with his from a couple of old  bunions���������the irritation caused by the  working'greatly increasing the soreness.   These were.twice cut out by a  professional chiropodist at the camp,  cut after each operation  the soilness  increased and ihe  bunions returned.  finally a specialist discovered the trouble was due to sOme trouble   on  the  bone of the foot, and recommended a  hospital operation   which  would  disable the font for sis  we.-Ich   at leist.  tho expense of all this to be borne by  Mr, Smith, and no d**Iiuite assurance  that a permanent euro   would ru-mlt.  In devising way*, and means to'.hian.c  the operation Gordon discovered thai  his  application for separation  allowance to bo   paid  his wifi-. had never  boon forwarded to headquarters and  at least two months would elapse before funds would   be available from  source and   In  the ���������fta '���������uiLinv" levying  boon transferred to tho cunp-kitchen,  he quite naturally concluded he wan  deemed unfit for field service and asked for his discliago which was granted.  Kaslo's photo studio will start up  shop on October 1st.  Tag day at Nelson netted the B.C.  base hospital in France $344.  Construction work has started on  Rossli-hd's big new curling rink.     ]  Feii-ie has 21 teachers on the school  -_i&j_���������two men and nineteen marms.  Revelstoke will have a fall fair this  year, provided it can be financed on  $500s  Twenty new residences have been  erected at Columbia Height, a Trai1  suburb.  $329 was collected at Fernie on hos-  ital tag day.   Michel raised $22 and  lh.T_4._-   l0-O/\  .!.-���������������������,KO,-  ������J__U*.  The crops in Greenwood district are  the best ever known in the history of  the country.  $700 a month of Canadian Patriotic  Fund money is now being paid out in  Fernie district.  Preparations are being made for the  placing of salmon fry in St. Mary's  lake next yesr,  Trail.has contributed 45 old razors  to be re-ground and sent to the sol-  d!e-^at the front.  '..'.Trail council has dispensed with the  services of fire chief McKinnon, and a  sucessor is sought,'  On the"Bardgett farm.'hear-.'Cranbrook this year the hay crop averaged  18 tons to the acre.  A clubhouse or summer hotel is to  be built at the head of Moyie lake by  Cranbrook capitalists.  Sandon Red Cross workers serve tea  to passengers on the C..P-T* trains at  that point one day each.  The 'Fernie{schools-employ twenty  teachers and have an enrolment at  the present time of 703 pupils.  180 boxes of peax-s from Spokane, affected with coaling nioth, were condemned at Rossland on Tuesday  Fernie claim- to" have already supplied over-SOO'-nien for the various  Canadian;0Vei*-__as contingents.  The: directors contemplate putting  in a 40 x 80-foot swimning. pool in the  fruit, fair building at Trail next year.  Crawford Bay has contributed twenty-two men forHoverseas service, seven  of whom have received commissions.  The last forms of The  Review close at noon on  Thursday of each week.  Heading notices of any  and -every description  must .reach us before 11  a.m. Thursday to ensure  insertion. ���������__  Changes of advertisements must reach us by  Tuesday noon.  MOUNT ROYAL COLLEGE  Fast Boys and Young Men  Girls and: Youiag V/omenA  ;    ;    Non-Sectarian    A "  A High Cfoss Residential  - _������ __���������   -��������� . _v  ��������������� -  ant; _wy 5. OKCge  Non~ Sectarian  BUSmESS CLASSES���������Bookkeeping, Stenography, Accounting,  Tpyewritihg,; etc. MUSIC*���������Full- Conservatory Course, Vocal, Instrumental and Theory ACADBMIC^-I*ublic and High School Grades,  Preparation for the University and Teachers., Xadies- College course  for girls. French conversation classes. FINE ART���������China Painting,  Watercolors, Leather Wbik. etc. EXPRESSION AND PHYSICAL  CULTURE���������Pmmatic ^-Art, Public, Speaking, HOUSEHOLD  SCIENCE. For full information and Calendar apply to  s REV. GEORGE W. EERST, B-A,, D.D;, P.  ���������j'-.OIt.nl '  iSsKflfJt^M  I  rrrT^n  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Spcciatly  GET   YOUR  Plumbing, Tinning ani  Pf.r.rir������.l  UUIIUIUI  Di  onair  llblJIMI  W i  r*%  If ui������������  U111 l3-"C^-  Fou SAiiTC���������Fresh milch cow, Short-  Itoi'ii. Can \k> scon any evening.���������A.  N. fouling, Creston.  Grand Forks has collected $f!J5 road  and dog f'axes this year, local Doulc-  hohiUH put up $22 of it.  The Potter reach, of 8*1 acres, about  two nillcH oust of Grand Folks, bus  iuisl, been sold for $20,000.  Done   by  'fbe   Okanagan   is  c-iuntiugnn  uveriigc price of $l,tr> per box for  un  it*-1  .120,000 boxes of apples this year.,  The   UdiiiIiiIhu    .'imiit.fu   -lomrniuv  find a iri*e/if,  dem*ind  fot-H..i.   ciimied  E, Norman of Mirror Lake is now  ;ia_:tger of the Nelson fr.iit ������towei _���������  union, succeeding Di*. Wolvei'ton who  resigned. '  Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co. stock  took a jump of $0 a share in a single  day last week on the Toronto Stock  Exchange.  At Port Hill A. Klockmann stated  that the.concent, a'or of the Continental mine will start its regular work in  a few days.  Vernon's water supply is none to  ample this year. Tho establishment  of the mobilization camp creates" a  heavy demand.  Tho attendance at the' Kaslo high  (school is 41 pnpils���������the highest on record. Another teacher may be necss-  ary next, tei-m.     ���������  The Free Press thinks Fernie could  get along with two policemen���������a  man for night patrol while the chief  should handle all the day duty.  Nelson public school opened with an  enrolment of 018 pupils and'1(1 tenchers.  Or Mickc !'������ wore -tnall children admitted to school for (ho first time.  Mvs. .T, McLeod, the first occupant  of the old townsite of Ymir, after a  continuous residence of 10 years, is  about to remove to Vancouver.  Tlossland Montengrins formerly in  thut country's army, havo boon advised to hold themselves ready for immediate return homo for active service  Cranbiook Herald: ���������Commencing  this week the Kimborley train will  rim every day, Sundny excepted. This  bos been mado nocoHsary owing to tho  heavy traffic on that lino.  Trail News: .T. TColhmir has two  White Orpington pullets which recently havo miulo a record for the district.  The first commenced laying in four  month- mid fourteen days from tho  dates of hutching nnd the second In  four mouths' and 15 dayn.  Ke. uio Free Premu The hard times  Hcem  to   have strucU  local  churches  h.wh-r tlwn anyone eh-c, but. the  clergy are equid to the occasion.   One Is  'I-.,!������.������������,������������. tn %,.tt'\it.m4- flt������������   i-.Ylrt.vf    /������������������,-���������������������>  ��������� r..rt  .. v ������| '. n i^.,   , ..i   ...... ^  -     .   ...,.-     ....... i*.   i , i,������,     ^, ..  ll������������.  ������-vv*iib>|ii>,    it������uitli������.������*    Im    ilnlnc*     imrul  tnimnul lubor I** a warehoiiMC, ������ud vet,  S      |<^^^-i-_>.--?-^>j---_^.-  1      |-_--3.  Hotel of the  Fruit     Belt  ir.cxrr  / v_* v*  -..-1*1  V. il J  j_jS_.-������  _ul3tiE&_-C  _     _   _ ___r������_yi  ^; y-V-* v      win-   i_i*s_--5_       ii v>  whea": yo-a- get off the train  if you sign the register at  the Creston Hotel. Travelling  men will substasitiate this. ��������� We  studj' the comfort of our guests.  The rooms are well furnished in  a m->nner up-to-date.  Our   Guests  Call   c4gain  Headquarters for Mining Men,  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  and Commercials.  /, Bm Moran  Prop. I  _MmMM_n_UM_MOM_i  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  .   SIR EDMUND \VALKEn.C.V.O..LL.D..D.C.L.,rr������HiIJrnt  ___EXANDK;_J ____KDf General Mnnoccr JOHN AIRD. A������B't General Mo������������cc*  CAPITAL, $15,000,000     RESERVE FUND, $13,-00,000  ���������tm*m***m*******w****tm*m  FARMERS' BUSINESS  The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every  facility for the transaction of their banking business, including  the discount and collection of <ales notes. Blank sates notes  trc supplied free of charge on application. . 825  0. G. BEN NET r  Manager Creston Branch  Th������ H'-llwC'ioiiuti  of  v*.'t������rk    w*������-i'   dtn������*������  ii ,-ir������ ui' ���������i.'r ���������'������������������ t'i * *.i**' ��������� ��������� !��������������� f >>-������.">"i.*i  .1 till und may ������'i'������'ct, iifiwtory -itOraud jmiothn* Ih tulUlug ot fnllHtlug for tlu*' J&  i   ill,  (ranster, Livery and reed stables  Shipment of McLai-gliti Sleighs and Cutters on Hapd  TEAM   SLEIGHS  Hfiiuess, Single and Double and Supp'ic$ on Hand  ifjf Several Scit������ oi SecoiiU-Hiiiul Harne.ss  I Sleighs Ami OiUeis COAL FOR SALE  to  "������������������    ���������      * ���������      ,****>      ��������� ���������*      m ������*������* ...  ������ I   ���������  Phono BO  Wlrdnr Av^nu**  mmJm*fm\ P%  tw W "WqpP-       W*T^^     "*  P*-*3������ 14  ForlcM.  fwnt.  ^������._^'an*fl'fl^-*3*-������3W'fl������������*������'������������������^  _?  I  .-;  ss  v  *ct,  01  *_  trt  0  il*  ii  m  at  IL_M!iM_.IB!'������m)|.I|[B������,BI_!Ml!'.!-.^  LllU__-_-H__tli-  :wp,,'^^rr,'^'T^!'<^^^^^T^^'^i'.*'''-r^'  i^W*.p^,i\ry-r:<tyttt-ii>\*������^ ______  as_sa  H������MI-l<-_l*M-HIUl',l������rilt-.  ^^i^^t-^.|^^^'^^;;^T^;ji-,ij<^>i,^t,i^^[^  '' 'V.. f' *- i i*H'tc^:^''?a'!fiil3,y jt  sii  ixhe  PvEVISW,  VlUll ������-������  JX V/-1,     J-������������      *������-*���������������  The Army off  ������5       rfs*.������_a. aC*������i_*.a -5*������. -Ba_.w___-  ^<L9J__,&S������g_-,���������2,W^������-_i  Is Growing Smaller Every Day.  LIVER PILLS are  responsible���������ihey not  only give lelief���������  they permanently  cure Constipation.    Mil,  lions use  them for  B'.Uaas.  aess, Indigestion, Sick Headache, SaUois Skim.  Small Pill, Small Dose, Small  WHS Take Precautions  to  stockmen  the most ex-  are     being  National Ex-  Price*  Genuine must bear Signature  Life Insurance  Agents Wanted  /___���������-_ r.,1     -*-*-*__������ t-T*orf_*. .-*      tV. *���������      >_-.-.-.<.���������*_       W������_. T ���������������  *_.��������� KJ %-  1.4.        V. V-������__ V.J-*-������-V *._������ -*>-' * -T-V1-   ���������*.-*������.V.  f _W-v_������_  able Persons.  J. W. W. Stewart,  Managing   Director  _������j___-_ S sSa _%_������_-___---_-  Every Care  Taken  to  Disinfect  Live  stock Buildings at the Toronto  Exhibition  It will ba interesting  generally to know thut  traordinary precautions  taken by the Canadian  hibitiou, Toronto, to thoroughly disinfect all sheds and buildings to be  occupied by livestock during tbe coming fair, Aug. 2S to Sept. IK.  .Immediately after the* military  authorities had removed the last of  the horses housed at the grounds over  the winter a meeting of the chairmen  in charge of ths different branches of  the livestock department at the exhibition met and decided to at ones  se-k government co-operation in the  work of disinfecting and cleansing the  grounds.  A large force of men have since  been engaged at the work of immunizing every inch ot space, in which task  they are using the most thorough  methods. Floors, walls, ceilings, stalls  and every nook and cranny that  might   prove  a   lurking    or  _sr~j     \t~tr _p������������������-  Wounds by German Bullets  WfKy  ijueer Turn ot Fate  Southwest Africa No Longer German,  D������if     ��������� _     E_i������i. icli     DncQAQciAn  ���������mV fc* *.       %*        V_- ���������������������������kiwi* ���������      Vws-w-*,*.-���������������������������.  Herman   Southwest     Africa,   which  has surrendered to tlu? forces of the  breeding! South   African  'Union   under   General  place space for germs are being treated with specially prepared disinfectant!  effect ive-  oi  *cra  _ti's*n:  ��������� it  M _ _  ,n__*  /������������������_  Head Office, Winnipeg  w**w*mi$*mLm*i  WATERPROOF COLLARS  St>!ti������Mtitit_    bett.f    ihan  <uiii������lr>    bil's       \va__  wai������r.      AU   .lor-*'*  -or  _nd -sue     for *?5c  THE   ������RLtM������TO  tlmitad  68 Fraser* Avenue, Toronto,  AND  CUFFS  linen    ami   b'-.  u   wnn   soap   and  direct     i-ta'-e  siyltf  we will mail you  GOS-PANV   OF  CA_IAOA  Ontario  ants  ness.  Before the livestock are housed at  the ground previous to the fair the  exhibition board will have all buildings inspected by the veterinary-general, who will <���������onie from Ottawa for  the purpose. The Ontario government  too, will conduct an independent inspection and it will be a very elusive  germ indeed that will be able to dodge  this   combined   attack.  Freedom From Asthma.���������Asthma is  one of the most distressing troubles,  sudden in its attacks, and prolonged  iu its agonies. Frequently many  things are tried, but nothing seems to  give hope of relief. Dr. J. D. Kellogg's  Asthma Remedy is the one help  which can be depended upon. If you  have tried other remedies without  success, do not fail to get at once a  package of this uniformly successful  preparation. .  MOTHERS!  Don't   fail  MRS, WBiSLOWS  io   proctire  ilVvilUlIU  ��������� j___-i. _*. IT* ���������������*  .J���������f^r������J__ _������.__fcgy  j* _.A  x*. ���������*_  _J_     _7* .'  _r_, ���������       wrt -_��������� ���������*-������*-������������������  -_.   ���������n ���������_. _���������._��������� ��������� __ -���������.  ���������.   XXX J._K___g}  CVOt.O  -Ul'."  i  For   Your   Children    While    Teething  It soothe-  the ChU<_. Softens the Gums.  Allays th_ F_m,  I> isp-Is  Wind Colic,  and  Is   the   Best  rtemedy   for   InJantite   D;ai-  !_T-tlQS2.-  TWISTY-FIVE CEHTS A BOTTL .  Land   of   Men  in   British  Louis Botha, has an area of IS22.450  square miles and is larger, therefore,  than the combined territory of the  New l-uglaud States. New Vork, New  Jersey, Delaware. Maryland, Pennsylvania. Ohio, Indiana and Illinois.  Togoland and the Kamerun Protectorate, the other German possessions on  the Atlantic side of Equatorial Africa,  had previously fallen into the hands  of British and French forces. German East Africa has not yet been  taken, but its fall may be expected  soon.  While the southern and much of the  eastern parts of Southwest Africa are  barren, this has been Germany's most  promising colonial development- In  191- its German population was 12.-  292 as against -1,107 in German East  Africa and 3,806 at Kiao-ehao.  In view of the Kaiser's famous telegram to Kruger. it is a queer turn of  fate that German power in Africa���������  Germany's ���������'place" in ths equatorial  sun���������should be taken away by Botha,  one time commander in chief of tbe  Boer forces, and now, as premier of  the South African Union, a pillar of  _}.itish  strength.;���������New  York Herald.  If Germans Do Not Use the Dum-Dum  Buiiet   They   Have   Something  Just as Good  Ever since tha beginning of the war  there have been accusations on    the  part   of   both   belligerents that theiiv  opponents   were  using  dum-duni; bullets, yet amongst the   vast quantities  of ammunition   captured   at different  times few cartridges of thfe* description have been discovered.   As a matter of fact, the    chief    evidence that!  can be called in support of the accusa- j  tion is the nature of the wounds in-!  dieted by. rifle fire.    The same thing  happened during the Boer war.    The  Manser  bullets   were   of  normal  pattern, yet terrible jagged wounds were  sometimes  inflicted    by them-    This  was explained by the tact that many  gunshot  wounds  were  caused 'by rebounding bullets which had been distorted from  their  original    shape by  touching   the   earth   before   reaching  the body of the soldier.  This explanation, plausible as it  sounds, is insufficient to cover a*l the  eases met. with in the present war,  so 11. S. Souttar has been led to make  a careful investigation of the problem,  the results of which he tells in one  of the chapters of his intensely interesting books, "A Surgeon in Belgium." The structure of the German  bullet, he says, is peculiar. It has a  very short point, so that when it  strikes it usually turns completely  over. A further, peculiarity is that  the hard casing does not over the  base of the bullet, so that on impact  the hinder part spreads out exactly-  like the front of a dum-dum, and thus  has very much tbe same effect as the  prohibited missile. Mr. Souttar was  surgeon-in-chief of the Belgian Field  hospital first in Antwerp, and afterwards in Dunkirk, Poperinghe and  Furnes.  Yoir will find relief in Zm-Buk 1  _t eases the burning, siiRp'^  Tha iPinkof H@alfh  is every woman's right;  but many are troubled  with sallow complexions,  headaches, backaches, low  spirits���������until they learn that  sure relief may be found in  F'l-L'L  -���������9 mmm    __5S53������ SlBBD  New and Second Hand Saf<  Some fine  Safes, Cash  Scales, etc.,  50   Princess  new    and     second-hand j  Regi-ters,     Computi:.g j  cheap.    F.  H.  Kobinson, I  street,  Winnipeg. j  FREE TO ALL SHFPEf?Egi&  If you feel oi: r or sort-- '__ n dowm" -<;o. the blues'  S_. FER from KIDNEY. BLADDER, NKKVO-S DISEASES.  CHRONIC WKAKNhSS.CLCKRS.SKlS ERUPTIONS.PI-E-.  write lor FREE cr.oTH bound M-micai. book o-  tiics- i!isca>;e_ ami \vond_rf_i. cure. -_e_t_l bv  THE NSW FREWCM REMEDY. No. N_3M._  I a-dderidi-fpr  I yourself if i_i.  ine ro-ie-yfor you tc own aiimrat. Absolutely FREC  No'follow up circulars. Xo obligation*. D it. I.ECl.KrfC  Mr.n Co.ll wkrstock ki>.Hami������stkaj������ i.onuon.Esc.  ������T_   WANT  IO   PKOVK  1II--APION   WILL CUBK  V-U.  Free Farmers' Market  Winnipeg   Council   Will   Pay   Cost   of j  Platform, Etc-, For Free Farmers'  Market in Fort Rouge I  Mrs.   Dick,  the  president    of    the]  Women's Civic League, has been sue-:  cesst'ul   aCter   many   months   o_   hard;  work in having* a vote put through the  Winnipeg   City   Council   at   a   recent  meeting to ohtaln money to provide a  suitable shed and refrigerator for tha  Tree farmers'  market in  Fort Rouge.  Mrs.   Jos.   Campeau   of   St.   Norbert,  Mrs. McBeath of St. Francois Xavier  and   Mrs.   Dum brill   of   Charleswood  were also present and would have addressed   the   council   if   it   had   been  necessary,    These women  am actively  engaged  in  market gardening aiid  doubtless    could    have    given  some  valuable  information on the practical  side of the market question from their  personal  experienc?.  Must   Take   Places  on  Who   Have   Enlisted  Armies  A scheme for the demonstration of  what women have done and are capable of doing on the lands of Great  Britain has been perfected by the  land council of the National Political  League.  The demand for the development of  the country's agricultural resources is  urgent. The country needs all the  food that it is capable of producing.  The supply of male labor is short, and  women are being trained for the work.  The shortage of men on the land is  surp to increase as long as the war  lasts.    Women must take their places-  Not only are the women being  taught the skilful tilling of the soil,  but they also are being trained to  the work required on dairy and poultry farms. Many of them are proving apt students and have progressed  in their studies far enough to. demonstrate that they can do farm work  in an acceptable manner. They seem  to realize that upon them to a large  extent develops the feeding of the  nation, -  Landowners who have come forward and are helping generously in  this kind of education for women include Lord Beauclmmp, Lord Hythe,  Colonel Innes, Lady Brassey, Mrs.  Barwell, Lady Hulton, Colonel Stephenson Clarke, and Captain Spencer  Churchill.  Minard's Liniment Cures Coids, etc.  np  The Climate for Flax  Direction* of Special Value to Women villi Every Bat,  Seld CTcixw-ete.   In boxes. 23 ceals  v/ontrary  to   vjeiiarai   v/pinio_,  Wheat  is   Much    More   Tender   Than  Flax  Louis A. Hartvigsen of Regina, who  is the representative of old ��������� country  spinning and linen mills; writes as  follows:  I read in a newspaper about the  danger of frost, regarding the flax  plant. 1 have never thought that the  Canadian farmers were of the opinion  that flax was more tender than wheat.  Oh the contrary, wheat is much mo:*e  tender than flax. For example, Russia does not cultivate wheat in North  Russia, because the climate there is  too cold, therefore the Russians cultivate flax in North Russia, but wheat  in South Russia. To compare the climate in Western Canada with the climate of North Russia it is sufficient  to state that the flax plant takes In  Russia 100 days to ripen, whereas in  Western Canada it takes but 85 to 90  days. Therefore Western Canada is  much more adapted for flax growing,  besides -he soil here is richer than  the soil in North Russia.  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  Moth?r Graves' Worm l.x.ermiii-t-  or will drive worms from the system  without, injury to the child, because  its action, while fully effective, is  mild.  "The colonol certainly gives you a  gaudy petting out in this recommendation, lie .nys you are a lazy, impudent, trilling bl6-klioiul, that you got  drunk nt overy opportunity and that  you will Htcal anything you can lay  your hand*-: on.'"  "Well, H.ih���������uh-koe. he., hoe!���������yo'  ortuli hoar wlint he says 'bout you,  hi-ii I "���������-.Judge.  Gift Not Appreciated  German   Crown   Prince   as   a   Looter  and   a   Profligate  The Paris Auto prints the following story as explaining in part the  origin of the differences between the  Crown Princess Cecllio and her huo-  band, About, six weeks after tho  op.nlng of hostllitiaa there arrived  for the Crown Princess as a. surprise  present from the Crown Prince, two  furniture vans* full of small piece:!  of furniture, works of art, jewellery  and lae;-1, th? results of pllliigo.  The Crown Piincoss wns 'inexpvosf.  ibiy shocked ui raid) a prei-sOUl., us'  she is extremely sensitive and vanned. Her disguHt und shame won  such that she r-fused to tako delivery of tho goods and rushed off to  her moth^r-in-lnw, the l_nipres-,  throwing ber.elf Into her arms und  nobbing bitterly. Ths Empt'eHS, who  to a great degree educated nnd trained her ihui-rhtoi'-h. law, fully shared  her .opling'*, in th. matter, nnd expressed her Indignation to tlio Kaiser. The Emperor only laugh-d and  said tlmt they wer- making too much  of n trill-, whcr-U]ion ho left, his (ion  and daughter-in-law to como to an  explain! tion Ix-twoon theniKidvos  a limit tho affair.  Thin explanation occurred somo  Hum nfl'M'wnril and wiim a ntnrniy  ono. The coup], h. mmn thoroughly  ilituuiited   ami     this   Crown   Prince',!  J.l'IVllt !    life    -it't'TW'U'd    only   BOl'VIMl    to  uuil.-.-  the  broaoli  between  llioin  atlil  wider,  Deafness Cannot Be Cured  try local oppllc_tio_������. na the? cannot reach tha dfe  Maed portico o( the ear. There Is only oae wajr to  euro _eafn__, ana that tt by coaetltuUOD-l remeUta*.  K>aatneaa I* caused by _n Inflamed c<oudlt1ou ol tht  Sttueoufl llul_f oi tin Euetaclilan Tube. Whea this  tuba la Inflame} you havo a rum.lliii sound or la_  perleet hearing, and when It 1. entirely closed, Deaf-  _e_������ in tho rcau;t. and udImu th_ Inflammation c*,n be  _i'iiu out and thU tube realored to Its normal condition, bearing? t.-lll bo deatroyed forever: nine caflM  ������ut ot ten aro caused by Catarrh, whicli Is nothing  fcut an Inflamed condition ot the mucotm aurracea.  VV* wlll Blve One Hundred Dollara for any eaM ot  Deafness (caused by catarrh) that cannot be ctu*4  ���������? Hall'* CatoiTh Cure.   8md for circular*, frea.  F. J. CHENEY * CO.. Tola** O  (Sold b* l*>rur������lst_, 7s_  Vs3u Hall'. Family IMUa (or ooaitlpatloo.  On  'Blighted Affection"  I never had any astonishing adven  tun; in a stvaot car. 1 never protoetod  any lady passenger from the advance!-  of a Fiend in Human Shape; I never  ros-'iicrt from "Imminent Peril" a full'  nukuown who thanked mo with a deep  bin. h and handed me her curd���������being  the daughter of a millionaire. On the  eouti'ui'y i. have held I'ranllc ���������children  and taken cure of dyspeptle lap dog������.  I liavo been entruHtod with bundles  which became vitalized In my linmlH  and would undo tlioitisolvoB aud cover  me with hooks and eyes and spools of  cotton. I am the unfortunate gentle-  man who always "makes i\.oni for u  lady" and have been poked ,. with an  umbrella for my pallia.  Vet bocuii'-.o un apple never dropped  (hi my head I have no reason to doubt,  Ihe theory of gravitation, and I have  no cuii-io io be seeptleal regarding  "blighted affection-" .hiHt becnuso I  never wns olerled to rnmniir'e nnd nil-  venture,��������� Bret  llarte.  Nervous Children  Hard Study and Too Little  Exercise Leads to St.  _/__-������__i    | innnA  There is much criticism of modern  educational methods that require too  much work of school children, allowing them too little time for play and  preventing sufficient out-of-door exer-  cisa.   When the study of music or 8.ny  UUl.i   __COIiipIiSUincii_>   iviui   mc  i������:C6=-  sary practice, is  added the strain is  increased. Under these conditions the  blood' becomes impoverished and fails .  to.nourish the nerves.    The child be-j  comes restless, and twitching of the  muscles follow.    Sometimes tha child |  stumbles in walking and drops whet!  it  tries  to  hold.     Pallor,  listlessness  and irritability    are    symptoms    that  early show that the blood and nerves  are failing to meet the demands made  up"___ theni, and that St. Vitus dance  has fastened its hold upon the child-  In this condition there is no tonic  can  equal    Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills,  .which build up the blood, strengthen  the nerves and safely help to meet t_e  demands of the growing child. Out-of-  door exercise, nourishing food, plenty  of sleep    with    these tonic pills will  cure even the most severe cases of St.  Vitus dance.    We offer the following  proof:    '*Up to the age of ten years,"  says Mrs. Johnson, of Hemford, N.S.,  "my  son  Calvin  wus as healthy and  rugged as any. child could be.    Then  he  began  to  complain that  his eyes  hurt him, and of pains in  the head,  and began to faii back in his studies  at school.   Then I noticed a twitching  of the muscles of his face and arms,  and later his whole body seemed to be  in constant motion. Our family physician   was   called   in* and   pronounced  the   trouble    a   severe   attack of St  Vitus dance.    He was under the. doctor's treatment for some three montha  but did not seem to improve. We had  taken him from school, and Avere earful   that   nothing   should  excite  him,  but  notwithstanding he  grew   worse,  and the least Rtart would bring on attacks of hysteria.    This went on i'or  some months until Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills    were    brought, to my attention,  and we decided to give him this medicine.    After using a few boxen thero  was a noticeable improvement, and by  tho    time  he had  taken  nine or ten  boxes   he  had   recovered   bin   former  good health.    Thero has been no sign  of a return of the trouble, and I win  -I'iircely hiiv how thankful we feel for  the complete reHtorafion of our hou'h  health."  ParentH who llnd their growing boyn  or girls becoming lrervoiut should lone  no time in giving them Dr. Wlllliinis'  Pink Pills* You may ward off an attack of St. Vitus, dance, or if-the  trouble has reached tlmt stage the  Pills will effect a cure. Sold by all medicine doalors or by mail at GO oentHn  box or Blx boxes for %'j.Jti) from The  l.r. Vl.Uiima' Medicine Co., HrocU-  vllle, Ont.  As you would any other  househald commodity���������vyith  an eye to full value.  When you buy EDDY'S  Matches you receive a generously filled box of Sure, Safe  Lights.  Ask For  silent i*arior matcnes  :���������! Prohibition.. jn.  The enactments at the recent session of the-legislature c������ Saskatchewan provide for the closing of all  open bars, the cancelling of club  liquor licenses and the placing of the  wholesale trade in the hands of the  government. The measure in question  is among the most radical of its kind  enacted in Canada. It also adopts a  new idea by providing that, after a  trial of barless life the people may,  at a given time, re-establish the existing order. There was complete prohibition by law of the liquor trade in  Saskatchewan once, and when they  got the chance the people changed the  situation and established a license  system. The changes have bean  many since then, however, and the  experiment of this year will have to be  judged on its own record.���������Montreal  Ga_ette.  An Oil of Merit.���������Dr. Thomas' __c-  lectric Oil is not a jumble of medicinal substances' thrown together and  pushed by advertising, but the result  of the careful investigation of the  curative qualities of certain oils as  applied to the human body. It 13 a  rare combination and it won and kept  public favor from tho first.. A trial of  it will carry conviction to any who  doubt its power to repair and heal.  N^ THBP23  ,s*^  i'^fcL i. .fri^^U Jin*tfi<m���������^^  W. N. U.  100,4  (ii-nii'iny mny hi  won' I in in tin: ill to r,  lii'.ii".'  jibln  to keep the  but. how nl-oiil the  Bumptious  Prlnca  Prince llerb'-M'L lU.sniurek, ul a  r.-.y.'i ���������."(���������option, hum pod r;v.i;.*!ily  au'iilm.t an Italian prelate, who look-oil  ;it   11iiii  Indignantly.  "Vou evidently do not know who 1  ani," tiithl the pilnca haughtily. "I am  lli'i'lieri lUiiiuurek."  "Oh." uu-iWfred tho prelate, "if thaL  iloi'-n'i amount to un apology, it, hi  ciMliiiuly  a   perfect  explunutlou,"  Iceland and Ireland  I-olnnil wuh once very near to becoming si/part of tne Brltt-h empire.  Uninhabited until the middle of the  ninth cmilury, It. was llrnt. discovered  by a llttlo company of Irish monks,  vvho had lied their own land to cucape  Farmer Legislators  As a matter of l'act it is u distinct  loss to Canada and to the west in particular that there are not more farmer  members of legiHlafuros and the fed-  oral parliament, either aa independents or as members of one or other  of the grr-nt parlies. The benelit to  be derived from a. more iiiiui-_.oi.i_  farmer representation in piirliuiuont  nnd legislatures would bo two-fold.  Agriculture would bo more llkoly l..>  get Itt. Just due with "a strong representation of its own people on tho Job  nnd there would also come to the  farmers through their representatives  a much clearer insight info too difficulties and problems of government���������  something which too many mon on  the fui'iiiH have'no knowledge of and  i'n 11 lo iipprr-einto when they mako  some of their ill-considered elulmn  for speeliil consideration.���������Calgary  lie* raid.  Mlnard'o  Cows.  Liniment Cures Garget In  the rav ������������������.g-"*-' ol tho pa gnu Nor:*, nic-i..  They built, thomselvos n home In the  new hind, and seemingly intended to  stay whon, after a few yearn, the  Nor_cmeii also discovered Iceland and  tho monks Hod hack to Ireland, Not. a  few Scotch and Irish emigrant-, however, fun ml their way to Ireland libit or times. - Umdon (express.  A <.orl.iiIn editor recently recilved  from :\ lady r.omo vevr.on, d-.ilntlly tied  up with plt'ik ribbon, "I wonder If he'll  mh'H me."  After reading (hem he returned the  effort to tho sender with the following  note:  "Dour I\Iudani:Nll' he does  never to be trusted with  again."  he outfht  II rearms  l������j������jt^Jiyii^_  xmrnmrnV?    Xmmm%4  1|������H       ������'!^d\ *f% #*!     Y"   Q_-_ <jjpk  ���������*&  i������_  I  SS  _���������  H-lllllMl'llllllllllilMill  1__  n  5  II  KHHBH|HE9HMhMHHhHIj^^ ��������� v \  \ ��������� ���������'  tHE.-^^ &'  /^y^:-'y:  -Cx  WEEKLY   WAGES  AMOUNT   TO MILLION DOLLARS  Some Sixty Thousand Artisans are now Employed in 247 Canadian  Factories, Manufacturing Shells for  the War Arena  ���������Will Soon be Turning Out 50,000 per Day  Sixty thousand artisans are employ-1 development of this industry in    the  <ed in Canada, drawing weekly wage  of $1,000,000 in 247 factories, manufacturing shells for the war arena- Orders for .,000,000 shells have been  placed here by the shell committee  and for 1,100,000 cartridge cases, fuses  and primers and friction tubes. For  these contracts orders have been  placed for 170,000 tons of steel, 30,-  000 tons of lead and several thousand  tons of other material. Canada will  be shortly .turning out 50,000 shells  -per .day.-- ���������������������������.������������������ ������������������   ���������  These facts were given by Colonel  Alexander 'Bertram, chairman, of the  shell committee, appointed by the Dominion government, to superintend  the manufacture of munitions of war,  in au address to the delegates to  the Canadian Manufacturers' association convention at Toronto recently.    Colonel Bertram said:  "Shortly after the war broke out  the   minister of militia received an  order from  the British -. government  for supplies*of arms and ammunition.  Contracts were placed for these, both  in Canada and the United States and  then   came    the    request for 200,000  shrapnel shells,   unloaded,   in    equal  numbers of 15 and 18-pounders.   Can-  ada'possesses   in   the city of Quebec  a modern plant for the manufacture  of shells, but'its capacity is limited.  It can only produce    75    shells per  day, which we now see was quite inadequate to meet the demand, qjhere  was only one thing to do.    The minister of militia conceived the idea of  utilizing  the     engineering    factories  throughout   the Dominion    fJJr   shell  manufacture, and to secure   the    cooperation of employees and employers  in   the engineering trades to take up  this patriotic work.  "A committee was appointed to organize the movement throughout the  Dominion. The members of this committee are; iviessrs. 'i'hos. Cantie-"- of  New Glasgow, George W. Watts,''Toronto; B. Carnegia. Welland; General  T. Benson, master general of ordnance: Mr. J. W. Borden, chief accountant and paymaster-general. Col.  Hartson and Col. Laff erty, the latter four representing the department-  of militia and defence. I had the  honor to be named chairman.  "As a direct outcome of the work  of the shell committee a copper refinery in Canad'a will be made possible. Our tsxper_ei_c3 in. nine months  has demonstrated the fact a that the  Dominion, while it would undoubtedly  benefit every manufacturer who usts  copper, is abovt. all things a military  necessity. Canada "will not have to remain long under the reproach of having to import its refined copper, and  I can assure you of this,-that within  three or four months we expect to be  making, in this country, from the native product, ail the copper':, bands required ill the production of shells.  "It   was   agreed   to supply   all the  component parts  of    shells  free    of  charge to.-those manufacturers    who  would undertake the    work of finishing    and    assembling    the  complete  shells.   In this way many of the smaller manufacturers were relieved of the  financial burden of carrying a heavy  stock   of   the   raw   materials,     and  which  very  largely    contributed    to  the" success of this huge undertaking.  It was further decided    to eliminate  unhealthy competition by paying uniform price   for the same article.    An  inspection company was    chosen    to  deal with-all .-shell components, tluis  relieving the assembling manufacturers   of   the   responsibility   of   inspection,    while    at the same time satisfying    the  shell   committee    beyond  question that the component parts of  shells were correct it. every particu-  the finished article pass-  hands of the government  ^*   Canadians    Have    Net  Ye*   Realized  What the War  Means  Up to the present time Canada has  raised a force  of about one-tenth of  what she could raise if every man of  military age    were    to    be   drafted.  Though alt the men who have been  called   for  by   the   government   have  come forward except    the last 35,000  now    being mustered,    and in many  quarters Canada   has    received   high  praise for the alacrity with which, she  sprang to the assistance of the AMoth--  er  Country,   such   a   showing  as   we  have^made  we  should  consider: contemptible   if  made   by   Greece,   Rou-  mania or Bulgaria.    We are fighting  Germany with only about one-tenth of  our strength, and Germany is not to  be    beaten by foes that fight her in  that way.    If, as we say and believe,  this is our war as much as it is the  war of England or France or Belgium,  we shall have'to got into it, and not  ������������,���������_���������  &_______  s\������r!2"*?_-T_f.r!  S&SJ&3. "SJ& ** -w_y  ������||4  i^SIFII ;'������1 ���������������������������__ Tt4\������iT  I-cglMi If.:J| IBilgH  *w* W ___yA___lj_ __ ������ivil  LIBERTY OF THE INDIVIDUAL AGAINST DESPOTISM  Remarkable Tribute is Paid by a Chicago  Newspaper to   the  Stand Taken by Great Britain im  the  European Conflict  ���������Bighting for the Principles of Liberty  the  war  leave the lighting to be done by one  out of every" ten men capable of doing  it. . Hon. Arthur Meighen said a few  days ago that it might yet be necessary for every able-bodied Canadian  to go to the front or to discharge  some other equally necessary duty  connected with the war.  It  is  said that    recruiting for the  draft of 35,000 men recently called for  has been slow-    If this be true, there  are two conditions that would seem to  explain it:    First, Canadians have not  realized    as  the     Belgians  and  French have   realized  what the  means, that they have from the first  assumed the inevitable triumph of the  Allies, and that we were, not greatly  needed;   the  second  condition, which  is partly connected with   the first, is  that  such a small  number as  was called for."   The way to get  men speedily is    to    call for 100,000.  If a demund    were made for half a  million men it would bring home to  Canadians as nothing yet    has done  the extreme gravity of the situation,  and the necessity    for   the   .greatest  sacrifices.   When only 35,000 men are  --ailed for the notion that Canada does  not need to  exert herself greatly is  strengthened,    and this notion makes  it ail the more difficult to enroll the  men desired. If a call were to be put  out for half a million men they would  come forward, and the 35,000 immediately required would be selected from  them.    The names of   the remainder  would    be taken   ^nd they could be          ....   aiven'some preliminary drill,   so that  _���������- one'bpp" Is " the comuleta sbell * wheu another batch of 35,000 was re-  madl One hundred an?thirty S_S_|.auIred it.oouldoe despatched without  from Halifax to Vancouver    are    en-.  35,000  35,000  lai* before  ed into the  inspector.  . .       %  "Starting with the first order for  200,000 shrapnel we have since placed  orders aggregating .,000,000 shells  consisting of 15 and 18-pounder shrapnel; 18-pounder, 4-5 and 60-pounder  high explosive shells. In addition we  h-SVe placed orders fro 100,000 cartridge cases, 5,000,000 fuses, 2,000,-  000x primers, and 1,000,000 frictioi.  tubes.  In no one   single   establishment in  .ziti'a nt*  ���������.aged in the work of machining and  assembling. Others are occupied in  the manufacture of blanks, bullets,  discs, cartridge cases, buckshot, primers, tubes, tin cups for shrapuel  grub screws, sockets, and plugs, steel  base plates, and boxes. From an  enumeration of these various articles  it will be   deserved how extensive the  delay. Military authorities know better than laymen Low many men are  needed. They do not necessarily know  better than laymen how the men are  to be induced to volunteer.���������Toronto  Mail and Empire.-  The Chicago Daily. News contains  a striking tribute to the part Great  Britain has played in the war, and  shows how she ia bending her  energies to a colossal task." Here,  says the Chicago Daily News, are  some of the things Britain is doing*  "1���������-Holding the seas for the ships  of her allies as well as for her own-  "2���������Protecting the coasts of her allies as well as her own;  "3���������Struggling in co-operation with  the Freu-h, * to s__,s.s.h the Turks,  and win the Balkaif's for -the allied  cause.' :'������������������-  "_���������Rendering great aid to French  and Belgian troops in resisting the  terrible onslaughts of the Germans  on the allied left wing in the west.  "5���������-Making loans and supplying  munitions to nearly all her partners  in the war.  "6���������Pursuing a financial policy in  southeastern Europe likely to promote the cause of the nationalities-  "7���������Putting into the field more than  ten times as many man as she ever  promised.  "8���������Guarding her own soil and people against an invasion, which if it  came��������� and it is believed to be far  from "impossible���������doubtless would  be the most savage, the most unsparing, ever known. With how  many men? Well, with ei-ough. T_  hear some people talk, one would  suppose that upon Britain were laid  the duty of defending every land bui  her own.  "Britain's wealth and sea power  and military power are the one sure  safeguard against the triumph of Germany's unparalleled war machine.  Without Britain's help, France and  Russia certainly must have been  crushed. Without Britain's wholehearted participation in the war, who  will say that Italy would have ventured to challenge the mighty and  mercilsss Germanic coalition? With  Britain out of the struggle would  there have been any hope of the Balr  kan states daring to move?  "And Britain���������never forget it���������was  not compelled to go to the aid of  France. Come what, might, the most  that ever Britain promised Franc -  were six divisions������������������120 000 men. She  was not in honor bound to send a  single soldier more- She could have  stayed out of the war. Germany had  begged her to stay put of the war.  Disgraced she might have been���������as  Britons think, must have been���������if she  had left Belgium and France and  European liberty to their doom.  "But she    could    have done this.  Few nations    are    without disgrace,  without historical pages    they    fain  would obliterate.    Britain was Anot attacked.    France and Russia wore at- .  tacked.    Britain might have awaited  the onseVas America is awaiting, the  onset.     .Britain   might    have   stood  clear, might have husbanded her resources    of    men and money, might  swiftly   have   prepared',   even   might'  have loomed over the stricken adversaries  in  the    end  and claimed the  hegemony of Eurnp*0 for herself.  "Britain did not do so.  "She threw   into    the balance her  impressive racial record,    her    prestige,  her unrivallea  diplomatic skill.  She   threw���������is   throwing���������will  throw  into the balance the whole puissance  of her empire.  "And all for what? For the principle���������the fruits of the principle���������of  the liberty of the individual against  the despotism of the state.  "Britain, cine can believe, may be  the author of some acts of which she  is not proud���������may have done some  things to cause her, looking back upon them with full light, to wish they  had never been done. But in this  war this old, and proud fliemocracy is  unfolding, " applying a material  strength and a moral splendor that  for countless agp.s aftf-* this? conflict  is stilled wiii be shining Uuuiu___-&  amid the first glories of history."  Canada's Wool Trade  French   Need  Ammunition  IJtlC  _~T__J.  rcmip  T--s_.__.t_k_������.  l/li9tVTC_J  ,.������-������3VC_-H  Times.  -"YT--. ti otn. v  Man's Natural Defences  Microbes Which Would  Destroy Him  Meet    Death   While    Passing  Through    a    Healthy  Nose  . The   thoughtful   reader     will   say,  "Surely in the battle of man against  ^microbe there must be some natural  means of defence by which men have  conquered   in  the  past,  long  before  the microscope was invented!" He is  right; and science is never better employed than in studying these natural  defences, writes Dr, C. W. Saleeby in  the Youth's Companion. For example,  we find no microbes at all in air after  it passes  through the healthy nose.  The  nose  is  the  original  "domestic  filter" for all microbes in dust in the  air. * Its secretions are antiseptic also,  and man has no more valuable outwork of defense than a normal nose.  A choked nose, through which n person cannot breathe, means that microbes enter the lungs freely by way of  the fllterless mouth.  In tho stomach we find freo hydrochloric acid, produced some half hour  or loss after a mor.l. Its production  from the common salt or sodium  chloride of the blood by the living  cell.*, tha'*. lino tho stomach Is one of  tho wholly Inimitable feats of the  body. Until recently most of us  thought that the hydrochloric acid  was formed In the stomach solely In  order to digest food, but now wo have  evidence to show thnt this hydrochloric acid Is also a valuable antiseptic,  working, for once, inside the body  without hurting it, and probably orten  saving us from tho microbes of consumption nnd typhoid fever. Thus tho  two grout, avenues of entry to. the  body nre in a largo degreo guarded.  .It may bo added that no known microbe can, unaided, peuetrato lho aur-  fnee of the unbroken nnd healthy  okln.  ment as it is concerned with the  dairy industry in Saskatchewan, is  shown'by the Tact that in 1914 no  less than 3,625 farmers patronized  the government co-operative creameries, being a number 35 per cent,  larger than that of the previous year.  Four thousand cases of Alberta  butter were shipped aboard the Ma-  kura for Australia, July 5. Usually  the shipments come from the other  direction, for New Zealand butter  has quite a reputation herjj.. But  following ^ a drought in Australia,  there is av butter shortage. The  shipment was ir. response to cabled  offers to Vancouver commission  houses.  in  is  Fate of the Hapsburgs  Western Butter Trade  -L  Growth   of   the   Co-operatlvve  mer.t In Saskatchewan  A   fair Idea,    of   Ihe growth  co-operative      Movement      in  Saskatchewan    In    provided   by  announcement,    mado  recently,  Move-  or the  rural  tho  that  tho provincial dairy commissioner  had at tlmt time, Idled tho larger I  ningle butter order ever given in  Western Cnnadii, hliving sold for  uhipnient lo British Columbia no  lens than ulna cnrlondn of butter,  aggregating ur>2,000 pound*., the sulc  price being i!C eenti: per pound, or  ifOI'.l.iiU.  The magnitude of (bin order will  be bettor reiilt'/.-'d when it in noted  that the amount. represents only a  part of the tiurphi- butter nuule during one month in tlio co-oporutlvu  c.'-i-iucricii.   in     Wiita   piovnu:-.-. t    Mm  t,i W v. ...        \J..       ...v       !...������������������   .,,   .. .,,,,.,   .. I..._*.   ...  Austrian Emperor the Unhappiest of  Crowned Monarchy  The collapse of Austria as a power  is surely the last blow that fate can  deal the aged Emperor Francis-Joseph  whose private lifo has been one long  chapter of woes without a parallel in  history.  His wife, the saintly Elizabeth, was  assassinated by un anarchist'in Geneva. Maximilian, his impulsive brother, wuh nuulo Emperor of Mexico, and  shot as a usurper by his subject..  The Crown Prince Rudolph, his only  son, was a suicide;, his sister-in-law,  the Duchess d'Aleiicon, burned to  death nt, a charity bu'/muv in Paris.  Then hla favorite grundehild ma.-  ried against tho emperor's wish, mill or love ended In her shooting of the  rival iu her luishand's aiteotlons.  Next cum j tho killing of Fran/ Ferdinand and his consort���������the ouliiiln-  nliiig tragedy which precipitated the  Great War.  No wDndor Aiii.trluns speak of  "tho cumo of ' tho House of llnps-  burg"���������a curse uttered by tiie Couu-  testj Kiuoyll when her -on was  put to death in 181S for taking purl.  In tho llmiguiiun rebellion.  Tho Countess culled on heaven an.I  hell to bla-.it tho '.*.upplii--*3 of tho  Emperor, to exterinini to his dynasty,  to strike him throi.gh those he love',  to wreck his public and private life  and ruin his chili.*on.  The jMomirch'- it< oi'a hns <:;u j-h**.  this out with more than melodrama*  tic I'oniu'.etenoa;*., and a tragic romance wtiloh no lie'Ion could ever  excel.  The   Brands *of   Wool   Produced  Canada  Are  N6t All   Required  Within Canada  Canada's   total   wool  production  officially  given   at     about   14,000,000  pounds per year. ..Of this, about one.  quarter was exported in the year ending   March   SI,   1915,   chiefly   to   the  United      States,   where   connections  have   been   established   and   certain  standard  lines   of  woollens   are  produced from Canadian wool-  The ordinary commercial trade in  woollens in Canada has been considerably curtailed, but war orders  have just about balanced lack of ordinary trade orders. Were an embargo placed on wool, it would leave  a surplus of Canadian wool on hand  in Canada that would drug the market sufficiwntiy to break prices 50 to  ������J0 per cent. This actually Happened  a few weeks ago, when u temporary  embargo was placed on wool going  to the United States.  Canada imported during the fiscal  year 1914-, over 0,000,000 pounds of  wool, and exported 2,841,000 pounds.  The reason for this exchange of  wools is that tliere is a wide variety  of wool for widely different purposes. Eaeh country has its own  peculiar grades, the product of certain breeds and climatic conditions.  At tha present time, the brands jf  wool produced in Canada are not all  required within Cui.adn.  Toll of Submarines  Easily   Captured  Do you Know the liit-Hl .story.about  Lord Kitchener? lie hud liecn  --pending a comdiU'iabh* amount of  hin time lu liiaiH-ctlug houii-uiad*-  treiichiMi, but hail never once votiHi-  luifed a word of comment. .Just iim he  wuh Kohii-; houu'oiu* wiiii great, temerity united hltn what, lie thought of  Hi fin. K. of K.'ri reply wuh ten'ip���������-  and typical, "Thoy wouldn't keep the  .Vl I Vill lUII       /-IIIIV      UIU. UlU      uMIU,      .UIU  ....   ���������   11.   ,-,    t       ..  .,.., m.  Britain    Han   Suffered   Comparatively  Small Losses From This Method  of Warfare  The   destruction   of   ships- by   the  Oerinan submarines during their bus-  ieat season, in the three months af-  l,_r Fubrmiry IS, made up nn account  of _G vessels, great and small, or nt  the  rate  of  ;s-i-i  u year.    Of these,  llfty-llve     were     British.     Tho   retit  were;   French  live, Russian and Fl'.*-  nli'li '.),  -'-.'i'lng n  totnl of Rivty-thren  for  the  allies'    The   neutral   nations  hiiv-   lost   twenty-throe    veuscls     *\s  ���������folio wh:     Norwegian,     ten;      United  Stutes, three;   Swedish,    four;  Dutch  three;   Danish, one;   Creek, one, and  llnlluii one.    The British total, thero-  for3,  Ih  at  tbe  rate  of a  mere  U20  por   annum.     During   the     lust  two  grout, wui-h we bud wtih France, tho  l.i'volutlonni'v   und   the     Napoleonic  wars, wiiieh  begun in  JTUo ami  -.��������� tiding aft<-r a brief Interval hi 181 ., 10,-  l.i l   Ih'itl-h     murchuiil     iliipu    -eiu  cuptured or nunlc by the enemy. That  gives un average of no lun������ than r..lt_  per yiMir.    F.v������*n    after    the decisive  battle of Tnifulgnr, when we had the  uudinp������t-<l command  of the  .*c������, th.  lonii   of   I'tritish   HhlpM   went   on   al   a  rule   ot  over   .ri()0  nhi\in  u   year.     In }  IXOil. r.ll) nhlpu  were  iiunli  <>r  .'jiptur-|  ed ���������-tluit   hi   me   yenr uiier   rnintij-.ur i  ������������������-In  IH07, nfl-  ships;   In  IKOii, Hit';   in]  IMi'.t, iV. H ,   ami  iu   l-iu, Oil*. *  Original Estimates Have Proved to be  Entirely Too Low   For the  i        Purpose  The French press is now clamoring  for more  cannon aud more ammunition with as much insistence as the  English.     They   take   as   their   text  General Castelnau's declartion:  "War  must be waged not by the shock of  men,  but   by  the  shock  of: ammunition."  A year ago the ammunition supplies  for the three-inch field guns were  only 1,200 shells per gun, with a reserve of 200. It had been increased  from 700 iier gun in 1909, after General Langlois had declared in the  senate that the supply then on hand  would be just sufficient for a day and  a half of battle. He asked for 3,000  shells per gun. Only 1,400 were granted, provision being made for the manufacture of 13,500 shells a day in the  government arsenals.  The first month of war showed.th:*.*;  all estimates as 'to needed ammunition were too lov/. French arsenals  and private factories are now said to  be producing 170,000 shells a day. Notwithstanding the continued demands  of the press for more ammunition,  this is supposed to be sufficient for  current needs, besides creating a big  reserve stock, careful estimates putting at from 100,000 to 150,000 the  number of shells now being used each  day.  The prodigality of the French army  in shells has already been set forth  In despatches. The intensity of the  German ilre is Indicated by the actual  count of 20,000 shells fired in an hour  and a half upon a French position  _50 yards in length and 400 yards in  depth in tho Bois d'Ailly.  It Is estimate-, that more than 200,-  000 shells were used by them in the  actions between April 5 and April IS  in tho Forest of Apremont, while tlio  French over a limited front near  Sousaln in Chainpagno llred 100,000  shells of largo calibre.  The consumption of small arms  ammunition, though thero havo been  no great pitched battles since the  battle of Yser, is also a, great problem, due In part to the greatly extended use of machine guns. Fifty  of these weapons, ilrhig constantly al  the rate of :S0O ctirtrldges ;������������������ minute,  use a. million an hour. The number  of cartridges used on both fronts,  from the Carpathians to the North  Sea, has been estimated ut SO.OOO.noo  a day. The equipment of the French  army alone, not. providing for the reserve ammuuitlon, requires UOO.OOO,-  000.  Captain Scott's Old Ship Now Carry-  lyiiL  The famous ship Discovery, which,  carried Captain Scott and his crew  on his celebrated,: but tragic expedition to the South Pole, slipped quietly and unnoticed into New York harbor, recently. She 5. -carrying a cargo  of ammunition to France.  Built in 1900 by tae Royal Geographic Society at Dundee, Scotland,  for Captain Scott's Antarctic expedition, the Discovery for two winters  was solidly frozen in the ice fields.  The money spent in the hard woods  of her hull was fully justified time  and again during the perilious months  in crushing ice near the southern extremity of the world..  After her Antarctic voyage the ship  was sold to the Hudson Bay company.  She has made * several voyages between the busy piers of London and  the foresaken trading posts along  Hudson Bay in quest of cargoes of  skins and furs.  Being built to withstand ice pressure, her great bowa are mado ot  hard woods, eighteen feet solid. Teak,  greenheart, stout oak and pitch pino  have gone into her construction without a thought for expense. In strength  the Discovery Is a Gibraltar of the  sens.  Her hull at its thinnest places Ib  two feet three inches in Ihicknoss. Of  this thickness there is one foot of  oak, one foot of teakwood and three  inches of pitch pine. Iron has not  been used on tho Discovery, for it  would have seriously Interfered with  the compass and other dclicato instruments, which were located forward, and upon which rested in great  degree the success of tho voyage.  Copper has boen used to a great  extent. The crew, proud of its flt-  tings, point to tlio copper joints,  blocks and the like, which meant the  investment of a small fortune.  Th/6 i.tatcrooms are lined with wool,  being insulated to keep the cold out.  One of the officers volunteered tho  information that it wns often so hot  in his room that he went down to tho  eugino room to cool off,  A Chilly  Spot  "You'll have to chunge my pl*wv on  the bill," declared the lady acrobat. "I  llud the audience too cold."  "How will a Hhitt help that any?"  demanded   the   vaudeville   inaniigei*.  "Why, 1 come ou juhI utter n r. llmv  who in lecturing on the nrellc."���������  Lou Ih ville roiiiiei-.ioiiinul.  Whispering 'Phone For Eattlenhlp_  A new variety of telophono receiver,  invented by Pierre Delangc, a Dutch  engineer now in London, Is being tested out by tho British admiralty with  a view to Installing It on battleships,  and Is already being used in tho  Held hy the Uiitit.lt war office.  Delangc'fl invention is said to do  away completely with tho buzslng  sounds caused by strong vibrations  in tho telophono receivers of tho  type iu g^iio-al u_c, i_ud tho x.cw to-  cclvor Is so seiiHltiv-e that it transmit- whitipers.  Hceause of the In 11 or quality, It in  reported, Scotland Yard haa decided  to mlopt this* new receiver on a com-  pi i'heu-tvo neulo.  r\    l It .  1-1    I  IIM  Ih all  Rlie-  ei'leii".'  i - .  /.>i ��������������� ������������*.ti,  -Do you  believe in  church  lot.  t* ��������� *_��������� ��������� -i, v*  *** ���������_  Alfalfa iH nil the better for cultivation, nut, tlu; a!.)!, iu.......  ui" ,)',!,]. .',;','.',  I'plUH  the    pluiit  ci'owuu    and  hurnm  them.    The old .nuhlnncd fihoe drill is  I r-conimeiii.ed. 'I'll 're ure uiuriiines es-  -    ��������� ������    ������������������      .i       ...i.i.i...  ||.    !.......,>        ........        ......  I' VI'. 'It. 'lit  MlHtroHH���������I  iihall  ho  Bridget, If you leave mc.  Bridget���������Don't   Avorry,  ��������� ,1. i    .  till-       f^������'       ll.lil.       j V       I4.V.U      ���������������  (Miiiipaiiy.  very   lonely,  mum.     ill  ��������� ��������� uu������i v* %mm  SlhiH are making their uhpett-nmeo  In Bu-Uut-hewun. The furmorn in tho  .North Muttletoiu d--t.jypt chiiiu. luat u  \tn\*  n������i../.������������  inout -ultnblo for thin  crnmi'l    In  climate.  *>���������������  t  ______________ _____������*> t  wflHDwERS*.* i/wifiiW  ������_g_^gS_^_8KS__-B-B^������������e-������B  THE CRESTON REVIEW  HIISIYV!  One of the most popular  Kodaks of to-day is the  Autograph Vest Pocket  Kodak at $7.00.  o.  Has the same lens a  $22.50 Kodak, only smaller. 90 per cent, of the  pictures are a success.  Ea-sv  to  onft*������tii-,o  " k/-/* m*/^*s.  A tPiy  X. J_tO������_*  Phone 67  **���������  '   E&ngtiif a1  CRESTON  Umlteni  CRESTON  Kead   Offices  B.C  _~\ A T   jr% a yy _r.  _r ... ������t/-\/-\ti  V "YJCMV^^U-  ir--D.  V   ti������V,  t_ _-_T*_j_i"_xnv"_ _  I!  i i  Dealers in  IVl ������__ /^  Wholesale and Retail  Monday is Labor Day���������a public holiday. Stores will be open next Wednesday afternoon in consequence.  Dr. and Mrs. McKenzie and Mr. and  Mrs. Farmer of Biairmore, Alta, were  here on Tuesday, returning from a.  motor trip to Spokane.  '��������� A. Lindley left on Sunday on a selling trip to the Alberta centres, as far  north as Edmonton. He is speciaiixing  on tomatoes, cucumbers and corn.  Mrs. Gordon Smith has moved into  and is occupying the home vacated by  Mi's Harry Leonard, who moved to  Bonners Ferry a couple of weeks ago.  Archdeacon Beer of Kaslo will con-  duet morning and evening service in  Christ Church on Sunday, with a  celebration of Holy Communion after  morning prayer.  Mrs. Geo. Niuholls who has been  unrl.-r going treatment at Cranbrook  hospital for the past thi-ee weeks, returned on Monday lookiug very much  improved in health.  Sundav was Creston's hottest day  this year, S7 in the shade. On Tuesday a decidedly cool wave struck the  Valley, the mercury going down to 47  on Thurday morniug.  Jas.King,a former principal of Creston schooi was shaking hands at tee  depot on Wednesday. He was on his  way to Ci-anbrook where, we understand, he will teach this term.  To date fourteen mixed cars of fruit  and vegetables have been shipped from  Creston and Erickson���������six from the  latter. Of the Erickson outport almost three of the cars were tomatoes.  The smKiting- season opened on  Wednesday and the woods were pretty  full of hunters. Grouse are reported  fairly numerous but smaller fchan usual. Ducks are scarce anu there are no  geese.  This _2_*,rT_t lilmc*- ~ h** *������.������n<_ri th.-c.  Keview'8military number as we this  week have letters   from   B.  Sinclair  For sale or exchange for cattle good  crop of ten acres of timothy and alr_ike  clover hay.���������R. Lamont, Creston.  The Red Cross ladies ore resuming  their ten-cent teas, and the next will  be at Mrs. McMurtrie's,  next, Sept. 7th.  Miss T.   Montgomery arrived   from  j_ \H-_--l*J  a  i  on  Monday,   succeeding Roy  Stocks as  stenographer in the Fruit  Growers Union office.  Game Warden Callander reports a  demand almost equal to last year for  game licenses. Free Farmers licenses  are very popular this year.  Geo.   Nicholls   and   inmiiy   have  vacated the section housc'and are now  settled in the Reid house, corner Fourth street and McLeod Avenue.  Reg Watson, with the 54th Battalion at Vernon, returned to camp on  Sunday, after a thr_e week visit wtth  his parents. Mr, and Mrs. W. S. Watson.  Tag day on Saturday last netted $-8  for the B.C. base hospital. The ladies  added $2 from the Red Cross funds  and sent the even $50 to Nelson on  Tuesday.  The vital statistics for August show  another off month for enpid, and, happily for the grim reaper, no marriages  or deaths-jfiing recorded. There was  only one birth.  The board of trade is in communication with the Qalgary business men  and by next issue we should have some  thing definite as to when and how long  they will stop here.  Capt. B. Mallandaine returned on  Monday from Work Point Barracks,  Victoria, where he has been putting  the finishing touches on his training  course for the rank of major.  Sept. 5th will be Labor Sunday in  Creston Methodist Church, with service at 7.30 p.m. Theme: "The Church  in the Rural Commnnity." Bright,  ho*.ef ul service.    All welcome.  Mrs. A, B. Stanley and three children were passengers West on Monday  <*_.-. rr 3i��������� _> rt    ,i x\ _i-   _v������_  i_rui_j,i������.v.,yviicic _������_ejr   wm. uuu,c  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  in Season  ] Smith.  J.   T\   I^i-toa. uuu Campbell  T__-__- _r:.-i TV...-������_..��������� &_.._..__���������..:������.������. ~.v~---- ! their home In the future. M.. S*te_-1f*--s-.  they each and all make.  We have tht goods, and  our prrces are reasonable  Bull for Service  Purebred    Jersey  Prince���������foi- service.  sf-'iiifi     Watx <ft(-  Bull���������Brampton  Good producing  STOCKS & JACKSON  Mountain View Ranch, Creston.  The big game throughout the Valley  is taking life tolerably comfortable for  the present. Milt Beam left on Thursday last for Macieod to help with tbe  Alberta harvest. Dick Smith also  went east the same day.  Coming events: Presbyterian Ladies' Aid meets to-night at the church-  Christ Church Ladies' Guild meeting  on Tuesday afternoon at the Parish  Hall. W.C.T.I7. meets at Mrs. Maxwell's on Thurday afternoon next.  Vic Mawson. who has boen in the  confectionery business in the saore  next the poutoff ice for tho past three  months, has closed up shop, having  sold his stock and goodwill to Nvs. C.  Smith, who is re-opening-'the City  Bakery.  having  purchased the Gazette newspaper- at that .point.  E. Suyder of Xfiethbridge was a week  end visitor withy Mr. -and T_.rs, C..-S*  Hall of Canyon City.   He was greatly  impressed with the VaJlev and  5s al-  .      .        ...���������/������������������_ ���������* .  most certain to buy land and become  a permanent resident.  A second crop of ripe wild strawberries is in evidence on the Hatfield  ranch thia week*, while a week ago a  double-jointed cucumber was harvested there���������unfailing signs of a hard  winter, according to Sam.  A small-sized high school book  famine prevails at the Creston seat of  learning at, present. The coast wholesalers did not, apparently, stock up as  heavy as usual for the fall rush, hence  the shortage with the retail booksellers. /  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, theNorth-  West Territory and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one years  .���������if. an annual rental of SI an nere. Not  more than 2,500 acres will be l.vasod to  ������>no applicant.  Application foi a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district in which  t he rights applied for are _itun tod.  In surveyed territory the land must  ho described by sections, or legal subdivision- oj seetiotiH, and in unsurvoy-  ������������������d territory the tract applied for shall  be Htakod out by tho applicant himself.  Ka-.li application niiiHt bo accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not  available, but not, otherwise. A royalty  shall be paid on the merchantable output, of the mine at the rate of five cuntt*  per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent wltli sworn returns  act-oui-Lliig for tbe. full quantity of  nn ������ r!i.i iil.il'li* (I'.sl mined and p.iy the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  li^lkt.-i ate not being operated, isiicli  retuiTiH hIioiiM be furnished at, leant,  once a year.  Tho IftiMc will include the coal mining  right- only, but the Io-hoo may be per-  niitt-ed l./ptu-chitHe whatever available  ���������airfare rights may ho necem-wry fortho  working of the mine at the rate of $10  an ii.ri',  '.'.,. .',.11 lll.l II IIJJI.i.MHI llpp/JH  III,Kill  ���������liould be made lo the Secretary of the  !>< -j/..; **u. ���������;.'. <.f tin In!, -ii-.fi', Ottawa,  hi t^> any .infill: or Nob-Agent of  Dominion Land**.  VV, \V. .'OltY, Deputy Miniaterof  in.   t iii.i na .  .... i , ������.������������������������������.������*...  ....   .4   |...k.|  advertiHciiieiit will not  ..... i������.u ,.a ��������� iii  he paid foi*.  mmmm  Ladies who are handy at either knitting or sewing, or both are respeetully  reminded that the Red Cross Society  will bo glad to have thoir help in making up wool and other material which  is now cut out. and which can be had  at the depot oyer Speers store.  L. R. Hartill, B.S.A., who has been  here in an advisory capacity for Ihe  fruit pests branch of the horticultural  department, for the past five months,  left on Tuesday for Ames, Iowa,  whoro he has accept ed a fellowship in  the  Iowa   State Agricultural College.  Tho slightly cooler weathet this  week has be mi welcomed by the vdfi'**-  tahles growers. The hot, sunny days  wore bringing in tho tomatoes altogether too fast for an already overstocked market. On Monday five  packers were kept busy handling that  day's income of tomatoes alooo.  Mi'. Bei'kinshaw, manager of the W  II Brock fit, Co, wholesale dry goods  house, Calgary, and the 101-l president  of that city's board of trade, was a, visitor how Saturday and Sunday. Ho  was given an auto trip ovor tho Valley  by Messrs, Bevan and Rodgers and ns-  assured them ho would advise oho  business men on their trip next month  that Creston was too good to miss in-  pecling.  KiihIii Kootenaian: A party of tonr-  Mm from Creston, including Mius Snow-'  in-tbe Face, Mr. and Mrs. Yellow  Booth, Mr. and Mrs. _Ioi.-on-tlw.Neok,  the Hair on-tho-Neek children, MIhh  Mooiifaee, Minn Gopher tall, Mr. Porcupine,   Mr.   Taiaoaiioo,   accompanied  i ir, ..      ��������������� i  >',i  .. .......... ���������'. .mi > .inn-.,    >v.-ii-   ra.euu-  ing a purl, of lust, week in ICaalo, gucnts  ui the   Hotel   de   Honeh.    The   parly  Hpenl. a very enjoyable time In looking  over thow-eneryand exporting garbage   him -moors-, at his now post.    (Latin���������  .....,.., !���������*  ...I.. nm   ipiai i.un.     _ ney   an   on arriving nt, Ualgary ho was ordered  '...���������   ....   .i.    ............     ..."   ....    .,.���������������  >m M.  < I'lii.nii   imtie,   "Homowtiore m  -mule.. Mi' *it clicwaii."  Tiie City Bakery, which has been in  the hands of the painters and decorators for the past week re-opened on  Tuesday. Mrs. C. Smith, who is again  in charge will carry a complete line of  confectionery and bread, as woll as  having the ico cream parlor.  Parties donating or making sox or  gar merits for Red Cross nro asked to  see they are washed before turning  them in at tho depot. At tho mooting,  Tuesday, Mr. MoBean was tendered  the workers' thanks for his card-writing efforts.in connection with tag day.  The awards in the strawberry crop  competition at Duck Crook wore handed out tills week. First placo is a-  warded Monrad Wigen with 251. crates.  Second place goes to Url brothers with  2l0������crates, and third to .1. J. Grady  with 200. This is tho soason'a yield  for n quarto.'acre, Considering theso  plots got no special cultivation tho  showing is very satisfactory.  W. II. Stevens, construction superintendent for tho Dominion Government tolographs and telephones, was  in town on Tuesday. He was going  over tlio route to got an oh ti mote of  the cost of building tho telophono lino  from Hirdnr to Croston, thus givinp-  lis connection with Nelson and boundary townfl. Tho lino will not be built  thin year but tho required sum will bo  included in 1010 estimate-.  D. Allen, lodger keeper at tho bankv  left for IiIh new post at Calgary, on  ���������Saturday. Ife will bo missed in Croston for ninny dnyn to come, pnifieul-  uriy in social circled whoro ho was an  hide, a Unable, worker, being ro_ponwi bio  for many of ln.*.t season's HuccvKaful  diiiu-oH,    A wide circle of friends wish  f  ____ _>lgls  E3ES__. E3 H a a   _a bs sa.g__ .  !_2__2__K__  THS   HOME  OF  THE  TRANSIENT  j    OOM MODIOUS  ��������� *V,   mm    m\m  -"������*_.       -KM  I ROOMS  THS BEST AND MOST  POPULAR HOTEL. IN  GO. SNAY^af  Run on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled service in  all depair tments. Kitchen  staff (including cook) all  white ladies. Every comfort  and attention given to guests  The bar is s applied with  only the best brand of goods.  -      MS  %gm    b&b  1  _  seas  BSBBS_ae_Bag ���������  n*.*        ���������-������_ __���������_-_���������      vfmmmt* mamm*    ������������������������������������<���������������.������_������_>  RA-trlv.Mivori   Puiiifo  m  '��������� .    .  Ous* stock includes  Outdoor  Paint to stand the weather.  _>-_~~...   ��������� _>- - ��������� -     *���������     ^1.^     Cw.. ���������-���������     .._.'_ ."������..-  iJiiggjr     ���������_. iiixxxvet    xxi.     LilO   .piupC-l"    *-IIclU.t;b.  Wagon Paints for hard wear.  Floor   Finishes   in    Stains,   Floorlae,  Shellac. YarjiisheSj ^e. ���������   ���������  Becotint in all th������ gooji shades for walls  Paints in all sizes from half-pints  to  gallons. -..'>.  Boiled and Eaw Linseed Oil.  Green Seal Pure White Lead.  T  lie Creston MsroantlieGo.  LIMITED  *s  Announcins:  Cleaning-Up  Annual Sale  August 26 to  September 2  o  Ft h_ JSGKSOil  (*iontM.ll Bfcrchant  Cleaning-Up  Annual Sale  continued till  closing time  Saturday Evg.  September 4th  Bigger and  Hotter Bargains  for  the wind up  If  i������-f *  _i  iii  1!  ?!  ;���������������������������*   -Si's  iii  X'  M  ���������Aw.  m  ���������m  M  IK-  ������������������<!  ^_'  ���������������  M  _  I  i  ri]  m  VI)  ���������y-4  i  ��������� f*'_  )u  -.'fi  m  i  1  1  ���������ft.  I  "fo  ��������� _  f  . I  %  4  film  I

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