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 Ay  /  ���������������  3   ���������-���������  i       '  V-i  ���������v  ^*~*i-jj-.^i^5.- i.������-������j  /  ^  V uii.  ���������JTTT.  ������ J.J..  r������"o^ ���������������������<_������������������_���������&���������.  F-.   B-������ 1   ������  X  /_   V  A  _-VJL__- .__. _. ,  /_   9   1__.H   1 ���������***'_'  _._. V VJI  VIUZ.  0-7  A*0  J  1 OK f.  XT/.  ���������41  ������j,_j  ^rf������ _���������__*__������������������*__    -ll-A-MIVIiftf ' <  A fr _-_-._��������� _J *__-__**_ 1 *_W������__  _r_- a.������.*������;ai������������-^as-wv?  & _s_������_k  it is permitted from  Oct. 15.  Salt*,     1K   tn  A 11  ������.   JTX.I.X   till '  '6J-OjliJIJ^  aixxxxxxxjuxu)  ���������i_i_.il ���������������_���������������.  "Business as usual" was resumed -at  the Creston shool on Monday morning  after the eighth-weeks* vacation period.  The serious work of tiie terra, liowever  did not commence until Tuesday.Mon-  day's session concluding about noon���������  after the customary registration, seating and other opening day preliminaries had been disposed of.  The m*h*"_Is this year* are in charge of  an entirely new set of tutors. Of last  years staff Principal Macdonald is in  -mining at Vernon for overseas military eery ice. Vice-principal Spai-ke.  has gone to Silverton. Miss Munro is  at Phoenix this terra, while Miss  Waddy has graduated into the Valley's army of housekeepers.  Fox4 the next ten months the scholars will be in charge of the following  .staff: .R. B. Masteron.. principal and  'teacher of high school.   Ad van bed He-  partment. W. deMacedo teacher.  In-  termediate denar^m^nt, Miss   Bet-tha  Hurry   fajache*.,: . Primary   teachei*,  Miss Beatrice Hardmro. ���������;       * w  * Principal Masteaton was in charge  of the  Keremeos  publie school last  term.   Mr. Macedo was at the English  School, Richmond, a Vancouver city  suburban school.   Miss Hardman was  at  the   Lord   Keivin   school,   New  Westminster.     While    Miss  Surry,  who is a resident of town, is this year  making her debut in the teaching profession, having graduated from Vancouver Normal school last Christmas.  The opening day showed a total en-  enroiiment of ji������,axj increase of T2 over1  . 4..the midsummer opening in 1914. Of  , these-436 were girls and 63 boys. In division II. and III. the sexes are quite  evenly divided. In the High School  girls ____*in- the mojorsty by ten, but in  the primary rccju th^_5 Sgiires are i-e-  versed, the boys leading by a plurality  of nine.  ing beaver, may be trapped between Nbv.JL and March 31. The  season for moose and cariboo are  left the same as last year.  It is forbidden to use an automatic shotgun, although the auto-  matic rifle is permitted. Repeating shotguns (not rifles) must be  altered, so that not more than two  shells, on������ in the barrel and another  in   the   magazine,   can   be   used.  nanrnmifif  o  *������o !-*___. a finrr  _k-_.>*_J   V1.-VI     AVUIIXA  shotgun with a  capacity of  more  than this is liable to a penalty.  Generally speaking the regulations are pretty muph the same as  1914, except that the grouse season  opens two weeks later. Also the  season in which the flesh of any big  game may be retained in any person's possession is enlarged fjrom  two to six weeks after the close of  the season.  Fruit Buyers to  Pay Valley Visit  Announcement was made at Calgary on Saturday that the wholesale  men and merchants of that city had  decided to accept the invitation of the  British Columbia Fruit Growers Association to make an inspection trip  through the fruit growing section of  this province.  Present arrangments are for the  party, which will be made up of wholesale fruit dealers and retailers, to lea,ve-  Clniofffw rtrt   f>__ohm*������j 'Anil    hxr   <?T������_,p3ftl   rt��������� ^ _^��������� ���������    ���������      -^     - fc ���������  train. ^The first stop will he at Cres-    ton, after which Nelson, Grand Fprkfci  Bere are She statistics; "High seh;T^nticton,__elovi������tfa ahd Vernon'will Be  Miss JKrickson of Cranbrook spent, a-  few days lastweek with Mrs Bennett.  Miss CamerpE) of Spokane was visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Forward last  week.  Mrs. J. McKay of Moyie arrived last  week on a Visit to her mother, Mrs.  liupton. ,,  Miss Josephine Drummond'of Cranbrook is spending the week with Miss  B. Doyle.  * Birth���������In Creston, on August*17th,  to Mr. and*' Mrs. D. I_earnionth, a  daughter.  Miss Alice Embrde left on Pridaf for  "vVarrtnei'j whet-.*} she will visit friends  for a few days.  Presbyterian Ladies' Aid meets on  Friday evening, Sept. 3rd, at 8 o'clock  at the-church.  Fob SAXK���������Fresh milch eow>������,Short-  horn. Can be seen any evening.���������A.  N. Coniing, Creston.  Miss Dorothy Barton returned on  Monday from a two weeks' holiday  with Cranbrook friends.'  Mrs. K. Sinclair Smith and children  are away on a visit to her mother at  Pincher Creek, Alberta. -*  Miss H. G. Robinson,' who spent the  summer with her sister, Mrs. Hayes,  1������ ft for Edmonton on Thursday.  Miss Bessie-Hurry left for Nelson the  latter part* of,the week, where she will  attend high school this term.  Saturday; August 28th, being  equipment, and to  a tag day has been arrangsd for at  every possible point in British Columbia  date chosen  For some unaccountable reason Creston was not consulted in the matter  until August 20tn, but notwithstanding the somewhat Jate start the ladies  of the Red Cross at their meeting on  Tuesday decided to undertake the  work in Creston���������in the cities and  towns it has been made a municipal  affair, entirely separatee from all oth.  er partriotic or Red Cross work.    -  The local workers are arranging to  make a house-to-house visitation at all  points in the Creston Valley starting  on the 28th���������though" of necessity it  wiii be some time after that date before all can be called on. For the purpose the country is being divided into  convenient sized sections, each of  which will be allotted to a couple of  ladies to handle.  The cause is a worthy one and should  apnea! strongly to Valley people see ���������������  ing we will shortly have close to half a  hundred of our* own residents on the  Kigali at home in  1 ranch r igiining  The following letter from Russell  Leamy, with the Second Canadian  Contingent in France, written on  July 10, will be read with the  greatest interest. Apparently the  boys from .here are enjoying the  best of health as he makes no mei -  -t'ioii of aify" bad luck in that respect  and it is known that at least Stan.  -Watson ana os.qr smith are m his  regiment.    He says in" part:  firing line and  the  i_������g  'drive"  ool, pupils 24; boys 7. girls 17. -division II., pupils 32; boys 14, girls 18.  Division III, pupils 40; boys 2l������ girls  IS. Division IV., pupils 33; boys 21,  girls 12:   ���������  Teachers would like all x-eceiving  pupils tb'-b^y-ehirdl-edon or before Sep-  by  For SAj_b���������One No. 8 cook stove  with reserve;:', almost new, 'will sell  cheap.    Apply Victor Mawson.  For sale orexchange for cattle good  crop of ten acres of timothy and alsike  clover hay.���������R. Lamont, Creston.  C������        ������        _1 - 1      T     1 .-1 . __ l.._J.  d.   a.. ivsjjicxjio aim  duuu vjauiciuu ������ciu  the early part of the week for a few  starts hospital accommodation is sure  to be at a premium. Give what you  can cheerfully.  Valley Best Pear  Country in B.  C.  rlotro' fl__,5*.  _"������*-    ������������������   vsixxxxrcx-.  is important in  the  primary room;ihaty the 'beginners all  get started Pa,i their.studies at the  same time, thus avoiding the necessity  of holding back early-starting pupils  until the late comers catch up with  their wo. k.  Grouse Shooting  Opens Sept. 15  Deputy Game Warden Callander  on Monday received a copy of the  neoessary order-in-eounoil respecting game regulations for 1915, and  we are indebted to him for a tabloid  statement of the open seasons for  this district.   Here they are:  Deer, of all kinds will be open  from September 1 till December 15.  Four deer may bs taken but not  more than throo of any one species,  all of which muist bo over one year  of ago. The sale of venison will bo  allowed from September 1 to  Ootober 15, tho meat to bo that of  bucks of oyer one year in ago.  Duoke may bo ahofc from Sept. 1  to January!31.  OoeRo ore op������n from Ropt. 1 to  Maroh 31.  Grouoo of all kinds may bo shot  from Sept. 15 to Nov. 30, tho limit  being 12 for ouch hunter on any,  ono day.  Ducks, geese and snipe mny be  o_Tc---<l Toy nulo only fvom Got* 1 Lo  Oct.'31.  There is na open season for  pheasants.  The killing of prairie ohioken is  illegal, although in the Fernie,  Cranbrook and some other districts  visited, and the return trip made  the .main line.  The excursion is a combination business and pleasure trip. During the  fore part of October there is a two  m      ,     ,     *l   ,��������� a ~_    x X. ~   . . 1.. i-i* __  Weti_._      1UX1  UCUWCCU    uic   uiainruiu^ vjx  early-fall fruit and the gathering of  the winter, varieties and this enteanal  will be utilized by the prairie, merchants .to take a little outing and at the  same time get some first-hand information regarding the producing end  of the business.  As this their first stop it is reasonable to suppose the party will spend  at least half-a day here to inspect some  of the orchards and gardens, learn  how the packing is done, and such  other details a6 may be of interest.  To enable them to see all there is to  see it will be necessary to arrange for  their transportation to all points in  the Valley and for such other entertainment features as their stay here  will permit. Committees will bo re.-  vuired to work out these details and  sfte to it that any programme arranged  is carried out.  As this visit is one mainly in the interest of the ranchers the Fruit Growers Union or Farmers Institute officials should bo in charge of arrangments to entertain the visitors backed  up by tho board of trade and citizens  generally. While October 2 is still five  weeks away its not a bit too early to  be discussing tentativepiognnimes for  the reception, so that wh������'n the itinerary of the visitors is definitely available no time way bo lost in completing  overy arrangement to ensure the reception features going through without a ulip.  Tun Ricvihv/ believes too much  trouble can not bo gono to in showing  tho vi-itiug bu_iiit-_- men where aud  how Creston Valley Quality fruit  nnd vngotiibloR nro grown and put up.  Tho bond of mutual interest thus formed between the buyer and grower i_  ouro to result in closer and moro profitable business relations in days to  come.  J. C. Edwards i_ Vernon's now city  clerk, at $125 per month.  A branch of the Lord's Day Alliance  hna hec organized at Ro_Bland.  Biairmore council hm* turned down  tho mjucol of tin? town hotels for a  reduction hi tho water riitr-H.  fishing^the Kitchener country.  Mike McCarthy "returned on Tuesday after putting in thi-ee weeks on  steam sho**  gaiy-  wo-k near  Mr-  tfrtrt.t*?  more than were on hand On starting  day 1914.  Creston Knights of Pythias have an  important meeting on Monday night,  Aug 30, and all members are asked to  attend.  Waldo Ferguson and Cecil Grizelle  of Nelson spent a couple of days with  Mr. aud Mrs. Ebbutt last week. They  made the trip here by canoe.  Miss Ethel Huscroft,formerly at the  telephone central, left on Saturday for  Nelson to take a commercial course in  Kootenity business college.  Mish Munro, who taught i.iyi_ioii  III. of Creston school last term, is on  the .teaching staff of her hometown  school, Phoenix, this year.  E. G. Sparkes left on Friday for Silverton where he will have charge of the  school for this term. Mrs. Sparkes is  remaining at Duck Creek.  The next mooting of Creston W. O.  T. U. will be hold at Mrs. Maxwells, on  Thursday, Sept. 0. at three o'clock,  Members aro reminded that dues are  payable at this meeting. *  Valley to Assist in  Hospital Supply  Some time ago British Columbia  medical men mado a proposition to the  Dominion Govu.nmunl for tho __lal)-  liishmont of a base hospital to be in  charge of a staff of doctors, nurses and  othor help from thia province. Tho  offer waa accepted'and an institution  with 1,040 beds has boon arranged for  at a point near tho front.  However it is found that tho regulation ho:;piiyal cijiilpnif-nt .su^llt-d i*.  not qnito complete and a sum of $25,-  tM) is required to puichano oxtra -surgical instrument,--!, au X-ray machine  with complete attachments, motor  ambulances, hot. air apparatus, etc.,  etc., etc.  Appioxhnaloty $25,000 in needed to  give tho   hoMpital  an  ample   modern  W.H. Lyne of the fruit pests branch  of the provincial horticultural department wss a visitor to the Valley last  week, and in company with L.R. Hartill, the resident representative, made  quite a thorough tour of inspection of  y-______4*    *���������������������   _*i������-_^    .#-��������� _ *������4*w5 *m.w  ���������__a������_ri_-t/   ���������������_-_.    &SAJ.-C   ������A10V_.1VV������  His last visit was in 1913 and during  his two years absence he noted a  flrr&t.ifvini- iuinrovfim. __ t_. p-full _��������� in  both orchards and trees���������though pei-  ftection had by no means been,reached  as yet������   - ���������_"*-_'     ,."."  - While the Valley' can -"be* depended  upon to produce any and every variety  of apple, Mr. Lyne was of the opinion  that the district was particularly adopted for Kings,* Gravensteins, Weal-  _hV_*.������.������������������    *W7������ti/������������\A*i������i   T^k-*-_l*-t__oct c_������__-_   TW**-.T*-4*-������-_ot-*  %i>X*J ���������_*)        ������*   MAMV&U)  A^UMM^V.   Miat-M    __r_������ _*."._.������ ������^W_-������  Rods. The Delicious he bad seen were  practically in the experimental stage  and give good promise. They are a  specially good apple to have, A being  good keepers and great favorites with  buyers.  Mr rLyne was emphatic in declaring  the Valley to be. specially adapted for  profitable pear culture. Nowhere in  the province, he assured The Review-  could better soil and climatic conditions be found for growing Bartletts,'  Flemish Beauty, Clapp's Favorite, etc.  The clay loam soil so noticeable here  was a prime essential for pear growing  while this same soil feature was also a  great factor in the production of  plums. *  Discussing the prevalanco of fruit  pests Mr.Lyne remarked that 1015 had  been a normal year with the possible  exception of aphis which was moro  noticeable this year than formerly.  After a visit over most of the province  ho estimated this year's crop as approximately 12 per cent, lighter than  101 _. The decrease in No. l's would  show a heavier falling off than this,  particularly in theNorfchern Okanagan  whoro scab was specially prevaldnt.  Mr Lyne has beon with this work  for oyer ton years and aesures The  Review that the develpoment in tho  Creston Valloy compares favorably  with any other part of tho province  and iu view of thu natural adaptability  of this section to a combination of  vegetable culture, fruit raising and  mixed farming our prosperity Is assured if strict attention is paid to all  the horticultural and agricultural  features so rich a heritage admits of,  will give you an outline of the-work  we do.  When we go in the trenches where  there is not much - doing there is a  hundred and orte odd jobs.  No.l���������Listening Post; some of us are  detailed to crawl out, and up close to  the German trenches where they lay  all night and watch the enemy work  until just before daybreak and then  crawl in; that's if the Germans doa't  get you.  No. 2���������Wiring Party; we. go out in .  front to fix our wire and when a light  light goes up we throw ourselves flat  on the ground until it dies out, and if  we happen to throw ourselves on the  barbed wire we have to lay there and  swear as gently as possible until we  See tuts iasi of che light.  No. 3���������Ration P������irty; we go out to  meet the quartermaster over trails  that the Germans snipers know aii  about, and when we get to this pre-  ���������uiruugeu pl.-i.e wv get the ration- arm  some good advice from the Q.M. from  this, pei-ft-.tly safe place in the rear.  There are many other parties but the  three X mentioned are the  most in-  We pass quite a lot of our time by  cooking when we are in, and sometimes^ the Kultured Germans start  throwing shells, and some fellows gets  so interested .in the bottom of the  trench that their ba.pon or whatever  they are cooking burns to a ������ind_r-  Bnt considering everything, and the  xihollo cnin&i*u    of/������    tiro u.-������a *-.*--_-.-*   *. V_.������������������  py family, and we are always busy.  If we are not working, we are studying the seams on the inside of our  shirt��������� but then that is most necessary.  Some places we have been in we could  crawl out behind the trenches and get  a few cherries if a fellow wanted to  take a chance, and I am quite fond of  fruit.    '"'.;"'"'  In a little place I am sitting now, I  can look out and see three houses that  were  once in a beautiful place, and  had been fine big brick places such as  you see in the largest towns  in Canada.   There  is nothing left of  them  now but one brick wall of one. tho stone door sill of another, and a bunch  of-.shade trees around a pile  of bricks  in the last one.     I   huve   seen   largo  towns in tho same condition as these  houses.  Shrapnel has started to burst  right ovor us and some of the bullets  came right  down at our feet.    They  might be  good souvenirs if we  had  thorn in   Canada.    We  sec  a good  many of them overy day.  The German shells do some good for  we would have to go without a wash  for a few days if it wasn't for the Jack  JohiiRon hole about twenty feetTfway  from us.  You need not worry about me for  the Germans have not. made the bullet  with my name on it, and I would not  be any whoro else but here if I had my  choice oven now.  The Greonwood fair will be held on  September 30, and October 1.  In future all day labor for the city  of jsuirtlo Will hti giVC-ll lOUUUTH'U UlOtl.  The suowshedu on tho Kettle Valley  Railway will require 000 carloads of  material.  Phoenix citizens are now contributing $2,000 a month for patriotic pur-  pt>_e_. They have also pnrclia_ed two  much Ine gunn.  Grand Forces creamery pnid out close  to $600 to the patrons in July.  The Greenwood smelter is shipping  about HOO.OOO pounds of copper month.  An Italian at Kelowna wuh fined  $100 this month for shooting four  ducks out of season.  It was 1)4 in the nliade upon August,  10. This ho far was the hottest day of  tin- ye������r in Green wood,  Jas. T. Bell, a Grand Forks rancher,  has jiwit gathered seven orates of  poachoH from a six-year-old tree.  So far Gland Forks haw dug up sixty  four old ra/.oi'H which will bo ro-sharp-  ened and went to uoldler*** nt the .roiit.  . .it ���������:'' .!  SBSS  mmm  BSSSS  TH3R. 5iEViE^ G__aLSTOx. b: a  m-y  fct <A  1-1  1  1  It'  ���������?:���������  _*:  In  I!!  ���������-^-.���������r^-ftr'ifltfa/'-i^'^.fp,?1.'- ft "a ������-*r-- -*-*  j Eradicating the Sow '**  _������_������������  'aa  _P������_.  Prompt Relief���������P-finnene&f Cure  CARTER'S UTTLE  LIVER PILLS never        ^^  fail.   Purely veget-    '^PWP_^B  able���������act surely   but gently oa    ^g|S|jg|*������AS������l"M  distress���������^^^^^^.     j 1j5__J__ffqS| *^  gestior. ��������� improve  the complexion���������brighten  &s eyes. Smell Pill, Small Dose, Small Ptke.  Genuine mustbe_r Signature  tie!  Good   Results  of   Road   Motor  Along  ���������"Lines  of  C;P R. j "^_  The C.P.R. and the government of'  Saskatchewan   have   formed   a   part-!  orns  Drop  -,'. .Instant  Eehef  Paint oa Pjtnam'8  Extractor tonight, and  corns feei better iu tue  morning.  Magical the  Cal! for Patriotism  Young Men Should Not Fail to Recognize the Seriousness of the War  Iu  asking  why Canada should  not  have at least a quarter ot a million  t*sr% _*. ������"������ _r Js r_.i_ ���������������������*_���������__-  ������������_���������-* -~"   a -? n������ - *��������� t*t& ��������� b_b ��������� -__���������;���������*"��������� na  lALUMlori\gll1UB6j  .TPTatiTi  nership tor a particularly aggressive \ way "Putnam's" eases the p. in, dea- i men in training tor the.emergencies  campaign for the eradication of sow j troys the roots, kills a corn for all { ot! the future, Rev. Br. Hcrridge de-  '���������*--'-      and     other  noxious   weeds. | time.   Mo paicu   Cure guaranteed. Gat i clared that "many of our youth have J  ,0-ji. .t yet seriously considered whether  j they cannot do comething directly or  _^_.' indirectly to strengthen our resources  "j in  this epoch-making hour'' and * that  Some time ago the railway company 1 a 25c bottle o" Putnam's Extractor  FREE TO All SUFFERERS  If you l������a! "o IM- of sukiS' "run down' 'oot them.iifcs'  SUFFER from KIOMEY, Bf.ADDKR. NERVOUS DIJKASKS.  CHRONIC WEAKSESS.U-CERS.SKI- ERlV. TIONS.. ILES.  writs for FREE CLOTH BOUND MEDIUM, book on  these diseases aaJ WONDERFCL CUR8S eOected by  THE NSW FRENCH REMEDY. W������1 M������_ N.3  ���������m- a_S S__ C_t ������ _^55 _?���������_. __������ an*?<i. _-������)<������������������for  5     __5 ������H_ Ssgr _*_l __9 B GS    B B^JX ,.. ..... .  a n ___���������"__������������������������_- _-^^*B"������yo'*.rsei;inci������  the raiueJy for your own ailment. Absolutnl. FBE8  *So*follovr up circulars. No ob!i_atio������_ l>K. Ln.C_Ki<C  MED CO.!l\V_RSru<.-KKD.HAMl'SV_.M> LO*ii)OS,Ssa  W_  WANT   TO   PROVK  THERA-ION  \V1_L C0__  ������OW.  Canada's Shell Production  approached the government with a  proposition to the effect that they  would furnish a gasoline road motor  and a man to drive it if the government would supply a weed inspector  to travel on this road motor along  their lines to look out for noxious  weeds.  Noxious weed seeds aro very frequently carried in cars from one  point to another aud dropped about  stations aud in front ot* elevators,  and from these points of vantage  they spread to the surrounding districts.  The railway company further assured the government that every section foreman and his gang would be  at the disposal of the weed inspector,  not ouiy for the destruction of tu_  weeds found on each trip, but also  under his direction would keep a  sharper lookout for a recurrence of  these weeds auywhers along the  company's lines of rail.  The work has been going forward  for some time, with splendid results,  and the department of agriculture and  particularly Chief Weed Commissioner Thompson, are very enthusiastic  about this method of .getting after the  weeds. Quite a number of small  patches of sow thistle, for example,  have been found in stations when  none can be located in any- of the  fields near the station, aud by destrue-  day.  ���������TT  nPI___   C-l-%_-_������-_-,s_'_*9__   ������].<r_���������_-_*_   there were somo 'by whom, whether  ISat.    >SliIFHfc5F Q   J? t%VC   through    dullness or indifference, the  Lord   Rosebery  on  Bitter  Account  of  Days to Come  call of patriotism has been so far dis  regarded and privatp interest held of  greater moment than tbe public weal."  It is impossible i.ot to be-impressed  with    the    apparent   truthfulness   of  these assertions.. There seem, indeed,  American   Paper  Says  Canada   Holds  the   Record   Ror   Rapid   Work  The Amarican Machinist, an American   technical  journal,   explains   with  admiration, in its current number, th. ; tion of small patches there will be no  worn of the Canadian shell committee, i, danger of the contagion spreading to  Two hundred Canadian shops are pro  lu picturesque phrases l..ord Itose-  bery. speaking at Bath City Council,  dealt with the world tragedy of .the  war, l**ven Oath, the sunny splendour  of Bath, has over it, said his lordship,  the thick chWl' which is overspreading all the. world. Think what u vast,  ghastly whirlpool this war is; how,  beginning with Ave of the greatest nations in Kurope, it is gradually sucking in ail those who would-even will- -���������..,.  ingtv    remain    outside���������first    Jaoan,' not to have thought of taking a part  t    seem   in the war.    The "call of patriotism"  to be many young men in this country who view the struggle of the nation without seeing its relationship to  themselves. Perhaps this cannot correctly be put down to indifference, because it is hardly possible that any  Canadian could be indifferent to the  outcome of the war, but there are  is of young men  Use of Fertilizers  dueing munitions of war. They ar_  thoroughly organized into a great manufacturing unit, in which each plant  produces its specialty, and depends  on other apparatus elsewhere, in the  way that one department depends on  another in a large factory. The shell  committee, comprising expert managing engineers and military men, assembled the means and now run the  production of munitions.  "The thing has been done so quietly," says the American Machinist,  '"that but few have the least idea of  its magnitude- We have looked upon  the United States as being the home  of the excessively large industrial undertaking, and the place where great  schemes are carried out so rapidiy  that the procass resembles-sleight of  han^J. But when it comes to a general  average number of plants, number of  employees, geographical location, and  shortness of time available for organization, we must take off our hats to  our Canadian neighbors and admit  they hold the record."  A prominent citizen of Winnipeg  who recently visited Ottawa, says that  he was informed by some manufacturers that the shell committee, organized by General Hughes in September  last, of which committee General  Bertram is chairman, that Canada is  turning out more shells than all manufacturing establishments in Great Britain, exclusive of the Tegular shell-  making firms���������all of which goes to  show Canada's resources and adaptability. If our manufacturers will  only bend their energies to increasing  their output, not only in munitions of  war, but in other-lines, and put all  their efforts into the upbuilding of  this country there will be no doubt  about Canada's future.���������Winnipeg  Telegram.  the surrounding farms.  The fact that the section foreman  aud his men will be posted on what  are noxious weeds-will be a great assistance to the farmers along their  particular stretch of road, as they  will often be able to help the man  out who is not sure as to the character of plants that he may find in  his crop.  Relief For Suffering Everywhere.���������  He whose life is made miserable by  the suffering that comes from indigestion and has not tried Parmelee's Vegetable Pills does not know how easilv  this formidable foe can be dealt with.  These pills will relieve where others  fail. They are the result of long and  patient study and are confidently nut  forward as a sure corrector of disorders of the digestive organs, from  which so many suffer.  A Home on Wheels  Why suffer from corns when tbey  can be painlessly rooted out by using  Hollo way's  Corn  Cure.  "The Eldest Child of Liberty  What is more natural than that the  destroyers of I.ouvain should menace  the historic- treasures of ihe age-old  homos of romance and freedom at the  head of the Adriatic. But those to  whom such things appeal cannot fail  to note with something akin to pleasure that after long years *��������� Venice, the  eldest child of liberty." is once more  in battle, array for liberation, is one  of the points from whicli the greatest  of all struggles for the freedom of the  spirit of man is being waged. Venice  popularly dates its foundation from  the inrush of the Huns. And in sue-  ceerling years the Venetians were in  the vanguard of all the great battles  against oppression- The Goths in Italy  and the Dalmatian pirates knew tlio  prowess of thoir swords; llic Crusaders sailed from their harbors; Constantinople aim tiie Greek empire with  it, crumbled, largely before their nrms.  and the years of combat with Genoa  left them masters of tlio' Adriatic,-���������  Ottawa Journal.  Minard's Liniment Cures Garget in  Cows.  Tramped Seventy-five Miles to Enlist  Tom Unrdy and Tom Spiers, two  !nisl*y pros p.���������."-tors, trumped scventy-  liv*. inik'H ovor the rouda from Hocky  Mountain Mouk. t.o Calgary in order to  f-nlisi in thr> Cnniulinn fore.H. "Mor-  romirles" the Gorman iiowspapor��������� call  ilK'in. A li-w more "ni-rt*_iiuri_K" of  the Hort wlio <h*irg.d tho Teutons at  St. .1 alien and the critic** will lie hunt-  Ins i'or eovcr Komewhc-rt*.���������Morning  Albert.-iu.  A II  P^..i     ^*_l__:-._    **��������� ��������� -      ..      . t*. .     .%     ^.     r������  "ii-o.������|   wuiunui   iJdl'S   ox   trie   c. t-. K .  Are Comfortable and Absolutely  Safe  The all-steel colonist cars built by  the C.P.R. fill the bill to a nicety.  On the long journey to the west,  hese cars have to be eating ant-  sleeping and Jiving rooms combined.  They must have cooking conveniences,  for one thing; and there is always  more or ��������� ss danger when several  people are using the stove that accidents may happen. For that reason  alone, the all-steel car comes in handy,  as there is absolutely nothing to  burn. Well, there are the cushions on  the steel seats: but they could not do  much harm even if they did take  fire. The seats, floor, roof, sides���������  every bit of the car is of steel. The  fire stoves are fixed to steel frames.  Every detail has been carefully  tlioughout. The cars fill a much  felt want, being as they are, roomy,  comfortable and safe, while for three  or five clays, the life is lived as it  would be in a permanent residence,  with hardly an oscillation to remind  one that the cars are on the rails,  and that thoy are running at tho rate  of 10 miles an hour.  than Italy. !t does no  that the Balkan States will long be  abie to refrain from joining in a war  which must'ultimately settle what is  called the Near Eastern question, and  which, if they do not join, may be  settled to their disadvantage. The  U-ited States seems to be hovering  on the brink, though that country is  so remote that ii may well be spared  the agony of these days. Wherever  you raise you eyes you see this war  is gradually attracting���������sucking in���������  every nation, however much it may  wish to remain outside. There is  something else���������it must suck in our  young men- l am bound to say that,  walking about Bath, I see many  splendid young fellows dressed in  khaki, but many others, equally  splendid, equally rejoicing in youth  and strength���������vain youth and futile  strength unless it be employed for  the country. I have seen many others  walking about in civilian costumes  who would be infinitely improved both  physically and morally if they were in  khaki. I do not presume to judge any  man, whether he be old or young. The  man who does not realize that if he is  not helping the state in some way at  this moment is falling criminally short  of his duty. The man who does not  realize that, in the long days to come,  when peace has been achieved, will  have a serious, a bitter, a tragic account   tO   rcliucf   tO  liluiSSii..     If  these  young men could look a little further  than, their foolisTi noses and see writ-  air after the peace, when their brothers who have, fought and suffered are  coming back amid the gratitude of the  nation, crowned with laurel, to their  homes! What will their position be  then? Slinking in a,corner, trying in  vain to conceal the i'sret that they have  never served, never fought, and never  shed a drop of blood, or, perhaps, a  drop of perspiration, they will be hapless, miserable and disdained.  has not reached them.  In Ottawa, for instance, there has  been brisk recruiting for the overseas forces, but-hundreds of youhj  men of military age and physical fitness are still going about their regular occupations and sports .vithout  even attempting to prepare themselves  for the emergencies of tha future. The  least they might do is take advantage  of the opportunities being afforded for  securing some military training, so  that if the call is more insistent later  on they will be in a position to answer.  The reason for the apparent apathy  on the part of these young men is  perhaps that they have failed to realize the seriousness of the war with  respect to Canada. The fighting in  Europe seems a long way from this  country. Yet there is little excuse  for such lack of understanding. The  fate of Canada would be too cruel to  contemplate should the Teuton barbarians gain the mastery in this war.  It is only by men and munitions that  the Germans can be defeated and  Britain and the world saved from a  calamity such as has never before  threatened, and Canada has hundreds  of thousands of men who have not yet  prepared to do their bit. Even though  they may not be wanted yet, they will  be doing a service if they prepare for  the time when they may be wanted-���������  Ottawa Free Press.  ^Should  be   Used as an  Adjunct Only  ;   to best System o'f Maintaining  Fertility  .. Tliere is a great tendency where the  use of fertilizers is begun tp continue  their use year after year "on the same  land without adopting other means  of maintaining productiveness.. A.  man finds that fertilizer will bring a  good return and he will keep using  it year after year without crop rotation, growing one grain crop after another. Such a use of fertilizers is  disastrous if continued, because under *  such a system the humus is rapidly  exhausted in the soil, with the result  that the soil becomes compact, loses  its friable condition,, and the yields  decrease in spite of the, fertilizer.  Fertilizers alone will not maintain  soil fertility. They should be used  rather as an adjunct to the %best systems of maintaining fertility than can  be practised. Used in this way thera  will be no injury.to the soil, and if  intelligently applied there will be very  good profits.      ~~  The only man -*ho can afford to  use fertilizers on grain crops year after year on the same land is the rent-  .er or temporary farmer who cares  nothing for the future of the soil. To  be sure, it requires a number of years  of such continued use before, the effects become **_-parent, and it may be  justifiable for a man who is just beginning, and who must meet his payments on the land, to practice such a  system for a few years, but it should  not be continued long. The only proper use of commercial fertilizers is in  connection with the best system of  crop rotation, of legume growing and  of humus building that a man can  practice.  _>r_in /-imputation  BABY'S GREAT DANGER  DURING HOT WEATHER  Canadian Made Goods  ��������� ***********,  Granulated Eyditte,  Kyr*  inflauitd by expo.  ������ui- to Sun, UwsUnd WluiS  Valve iirj'ubei l sc. Vot Hoofc ol (he eyarriteTuk  Pnij.������i.u ot Mnrlfte Kjt Beee& Co.. Cf'"  __������������������������-_,,,ih.w.iwmw ���������in. i   i       _���������   .._ rYT_..T1.. |f       , ___..X1  W. N. U.   10G3  Manufacturers  Should   Put   Goods  up  to a Standard That Will  Make  the Trade Mark Respected  A successful lady farmer in Manitoba writes us as follows:  "I see Mrs. Violet lUeNaughlon of  S. skatoon is in doubt as to the "Made  in Canada" campaign, und I think  there are many others in the same  fix. To whoso advantage, is the "Made  in Canada" movement? It seems to  mo that thoro must be a weaknew:!  somewhere, on the niaiuifncturcrs'  aide when ihey make such an appeal.  Tho Canadian peopla are loyalty itself  and don't need such advice or prodding up from tho niaiiufactiirars. If tlio  goods are what they nro represented  the pepols will buy them. Lot tho  liiunutuciu en* "show as much loyally  and come out bravely and say: Hero  wo havo boon basking in the sunshine  of tariff protection long enough, hard  timos are lure und we are willing to  forego some of our big profits nnd lot  tho othor man havo a chance. But wo  don't hoc tluni showing tholr loyalty  thus. To mo tho 'Mado in Canada'  amiifks ion much of the 'Made In tler-  imu.y' Idea, and everybody knows  what rotten hUU'i! has boon dumped on  (lie woiid'H miirl'.lK by tho Oormuiin,  Tor many voiiih. Why not 'Ciinndlun  Hindu' and put gooilu up to a -standard  tliat. will mill-*, tlu* trade mark re-  Hpooloil the world < .or.  "II. ii! really lho people who pay lho  (aril, o-trmi, for the miitiufacliiroru  liuvo all put up tho prion of their  -���������;oo������|n lo envoi* ii. So tlmt'fi where  tho mainifneti'i-t rn ^Ivo a bi^ doiiiition  | to Uio pnlrlollc fiindH. It In the people  who iihoiih] have (he eivdlt- not ll-eiti.  "I.ot the niar.ui'ii* in;-* iv. Klve u,; tnu-  More little ones die during the hot  weather than at any other time of tl e  year. Diarrhoea, dysentry, cholera  infantum and stomach troubles come  without warning, and when a medicine is not at hand to give promptly  tit3 short delay too frequently means  that the child has passed beyond aid.  Baby's Own Tablets should always be  kept in homes where there are young  children- An occasional dose of the  Tablets will prevent stomach and  bowel troubles, or if the trouble comes  suddenly the prompt use of the Tablets will cura the baby. The Tablets  are sold by medicine dealers or by  mail at 25 cents a box from,The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,  f\,\t  \^r .....  One of the wonders of surgical  science has been performed in a  French military hospital where a  wounded soldier has had a sixth of  his brain amputated without missing it. The patient was carried in  with a penetrating, vvound iu - the  occipital region of the cranium.  Splinters of bono had caused an access to form in the left cerebral  hemisphere. These were removed  by Dr. A- Quepin-, surgeon-in-chisf  to the hospital, but a fresh abscess  formed, and Dr. Guerpin was obliged  on  two  occasions  to  amputate  nn.iinn^    ~c   j-i.���������   t.������������:������    ������..i-:^v-    ......4......a  |IUI UUM^       \JX       XtX\j        XJXXXXXX        11 XXXtjXX       (IIVIUUU'  ed from the wound. The patient  thus lost at least a third of the left  hemisphere, but shows no special  signs of trouble, .either of motivity,  sensibility, or ideation.  Sleep is the greatest nourisher ot  infants, and without peaceful sleep the  child will not thrive- This cannot be  got if the infant be troubled with  worms. Miller's Worm Powders will  destroy worms and drive them from  + 1S0 erctam .rt/1 *> ft o*������'������������������'������ *.>t r. 4.1-..* ^,V.{1^.���������  v_.v*   uj ^.^wA**,  ������*&j.v4   cxxt,t^x y. txxxxa. tue -v;xiaiia a  rest will be undisturbed. The powders  cannot in^ur������ the most ^oH^q*^ >������������-k������������  and there is nothing so effective for  restoring the health of a worm-worn  infant.  Rivals  *   Knickat���������You have a boy in college  and a girl cultivating her voice?  Booker���������Yes, and I don't know  which has the better yell.���������Brooklyn  Life. ^ ^  "I want you to distinctly understand, Emil, that when your colleague's wife has a new hat, I want  one, too." ^  "Calm yourself, my dear. We've settled it between us. You're neither of  you going to get one."  Russian Jews in Difficult Position  Russian Jews who are residents ot  France are in a difficult position.  Most of them are political refugees  and as such are unable to return to  Russia- Since they are not naturalised  French subjects they are unable to  serve in the French army, but the  police regulations provide that if they  o .... QH-ianf i-tx Y_.t1Jj4._v*,. <3..f������. xt. *.���������. n..������n.  -IO   w^fc.j%^w������   *.*������.   xxxxxxxxxx j    iiiJls.jr     tucj    __ tltoi.  render it. In this connection the Petit  Parisien publishes a statement from  the Ministry of the Interior and the  iicicui  vx.  runce   wm_n   sa.y*s.  "If through their own volition they  are no������. serving anywhere their place  is in the strangers' detention camps.  As every one in France does duty no  privileges can exist for Russian Jews."  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.  Sir Edward Grey is the only member of the cabinet formed by the late  Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman in  1905 who has served continuously in  the same office from that time until  now.  Mean Graft  Canada's war contract scandals re.  mind us that the grafter and the vulture never rise above    their natural  instincts.���������New York Press.  f v.h'i'o   Ioi    .un*   lui)iie\  t bo   no   need   of  'i|>eiidlii'*"  I bi>n>>l Ml  llo* '.Mime  mid   llioi'e   will  $LT>,0l)ll      Ir,  in C.iiiuii.r j'.O'idrt,'  Canadian Fruit Trade  At the Canadian Fruit Growers'  conference held at Grimsby last September. Mr. J. "A. Ruddick, dairy and  cold storage commissioner, stated that  he had taken a period of five years  and that he had found the importations of apples from Germany to Britain varied each year from 5,000 to 1*1,-  000 bushel boxes, from Belgium from  100,000 to 500,000 boxes, from France  from 50,000 to 575,000 boxes and from  Portugal from 175,000 to 350,000 boxes.  Of pears the importations varied from  I.-1S0 to 5G.000 bushel boxes from Germany, from 26L\800 to 508,180 boxes  from Belgium and from 4*_'_,440 to 506,-  160 boxes from Portugal, Lurgo quantities were also imported from the  Netherlands which may not be available- Mr. Ruddick prognosticated an  increased demand for dried und ovapo-  rntod fruit from Great Britain for uso  In the army. In 101 :t Canada exported  of thin  lino t.o  the United  Kingdom  1 lit,188 pounds, to Newfoundland 10,-  _!)!������ pounds and to Germany 217,802  pound's. f������f <'nu.He lho trndo with  Go nil any will bo cut off but the oxpor-  I al Ions should expand in other dlroc-  tloiia.  Minard's  thcria.  Liniment    Cures     Dlph-  9,  fi_ili_^iic  3    ^U3������'       mmr  Ty   -^y   -^y  -^ -^y      ^-nj  They're worth trying always.  Eat  plenty.  A countryman in Savannah observed n gnitg of eonvinlH laboring on tho  (-���������(root's, oneli won rim* ������ bull nnd .liriin.  lie inskod one why tho ball wan  chained to his log.  "To keep people from ntculing it,"  .i'lltl Uu* man. "Ilaap of thieves  about." ^ I  We gazed  pityingly on  the  lhilleii i  i\v\\i\  tilore  clerk   lemilii/;  aguihhil  lli.������i  in win  counter. j  "llnven'i you any ambition?" wo  Miii*tli>i|  Kindly an,I  -ill  that. {  "No,"   lie*   repliod,   with   bright oiling  Intelligence*,  "but  I   linvo    fiomethlnu;  ( jivii  us good."  ___Bf  CANADA  r������,ci.|...j  ��������� ���������JWMW  /*K*X^  ���������^m^^wW       III      I     513d     1}  Bl^u1a_________l   iMI^_________________________t__^^  mmm SB  THE REVIEW. GRESTOK, JEfc XL  _P:c~^  -_a_fi nr8 __ _pi* r������_^Ffe ii_t*,f_������ fi- in Fbftffs&M e*  fyii 1*1*1*1,11 i^fe@__ wyefgCB ib |^ lii\^_KS I4  iiv  a a=_������������_s-__- a. vas.   ?s vassjai' SM  j, -^^i^s*_9_*S_9������L_i___s  UK. ELIOT ANALYZES THE TEUTONIC EFFICIENCY  Denounces the. German System of Education, and  saya  that  the  People  of Germany are Ignorant of Political Freedom  the  Anglo-Saxons  Know It  -f-TT-  war antf-Uomefs !i?������i?H������"PA'CCINC ill  X? fill a  i nvM"  if  as  Dr. Charles B. Eliot, president emeritus of Harvard, has published a striking arraignment of Germany in 'The  Road Toward Peace." In this he  elaborates views which since the beginning of the war he has contributed  to several newspapers, and includes  his corresponde_.ce with Jacob H.  Schniff, which considered means by  which peace might be brought about.  Tue   most  interesting   and  authorita-  w- r *3   !j:iaj.'-."lD   iil   Z.UZZ   UL'UA   ctz u   tiivfj^-j   xxx  ���������which Dr. Eliot analyzes the boasteu.  German eft'iciency, and finds it worthless except in a very limited extent.  He denounces the German system of  education, and says that the people  ������������ Germany are ignorant of political  freedom' as Anglo-Saxon countries  kBOW it. He reviews the great discoveries and inventions of the past hundred years, and "finds that Germany  has contributed little toward them.  She has produced no Darwin, no Pasteur, no Cavour. She has not created  much more th^in the Japanese, but like  the Japanese, she has proved to have  marvellous gifts as an adapter of  great ideas born in other countries-  With the opinion of a noted German  statesman that the Germans are "political asses" he heartily agrees. It  was their ignorance upon this point  that explains the numerous mistakes  they made when calculating upon^the  effect of the war upon Great Br_Kiin.  Nor. is it the ignorance of the German  masses he considers but the ignorance  of their leaders. They had all the facts  before them, but they could not make  the deductions. They did not know  how free people value the sanctity of  a contract. "Nothing could be franker," he writes, "than the original explanation which the German chancellor gave of the breaking of treaties  concerning the neutrality of Belgium;  but his frankness is evidence that he  did not understand in the least the  freeman's idea of the sanctity of contract���������the foundation of all public  law and Hsa**-e in a free country. **_. a  country despotically or aristocratically ruled thero is no such condition of,  public opinion."  As regards German  T7*!!/}������ writes!*  "It is an efficiency which takes hold  of every child in   Germany at birth  and   follows   every  youth  and  every i English, and we remember in that con-  man  and   woman  through   life   until j nection -with satisfaction that many of  us are of English extraction." He says  is not made by the child, but for him.  German efficiency, however, is a very  real and formidable thing in all the  competitions of the civilized world;  so that the most interesting' thing to  be studied as to the probable outcome  of the European war in this���������is Germany with its autocracy mora efficient  or less efficient than J. ranee and England with their liberties? The German  way of procuring industrial and com-  uisiuoj -i^iUiciiCy ia iu tua-c cauu individual man in the first place a man  well traine-l for the exact service he  is to render and then to keep him under a severe discipline which will re-  s'ult in hi_ doing every time exactly  what he has been trained to do."  He denies .that this wonderful efficiency-hasv produced anything to compare with' what has been produced in  liberty-loving nations. Efficiency has  produced an efficient Germany. It has  produced nothing for the world at  large. He finds that Britain, the  United Stat.s, Franc-d and Italy have  produced nearly all of the great ideas  and the great inventions in the past  hundred years. In fact, Germany did"  not invent much more than Turkey-  He considers it to be a remarkable  fact that systematic education of the  whole people has been carried on for  one hundred years in Germany, while  the free nations have been withou.  this system. Nevertheless, despite  this system, Germany is a political ignoramus. He believes that the reason  is that the German system has not  enough freedom in it. The German  educational system and all German efficiency might be likened to the complete apparatus of the telegraph, lacking only the electric current.  A few days ago Dr. Eliot expressed  the opinion that prayers for peace  would not be answered, and that those  outside of Germany who uttered then-  were traitors to the great ideals for  which the allies are fighting. In his  book he says that he does not believe  there will be any peace until Germany  is utterly smashed. "One cannot-con-  cirive of Germany admitting her defeat  until she has exhausted her supplies  efficiency Dr.J. of men, money and food," he says. He  goes on to say, "Fortunately from our  point of view there is no more resolute  or dogged people in the world than the  m 0 H������  *r_.a  ������_v__ -  Bfflf BS S  ww a i _���������  Superstition   Pervades  All .the   European Armies  The tale of the tri-coior star has i  not only gone, the rounds of France,  but has crossad the frontiers and been  spread among the barbarians, according to testimony I have, just received  from a person interned in Germany  for *. while but now set at liberty.  This witness, who' belongs to the  civil population of a locality invaded by  the Teuton-hordes, has just told me  that a German major confided to him  that he no longer expected victory for  the kaiser's armies after seeing in the  sky a star with the colors of the  F. ench flag, whereas in 1870 a sword  was seen, and he added that this was  not an optical illusion,, as others besides himself had seen the same  thing!  Really one would think we were still  in the Fifteenth Century. In 1466 when  Halley's famous comet spread its Ions  and brilliant tail above the terrified  armies of Mahomet II. and Pope Cali-  xtus III. the Mussulman soldiers  thought they saw in it a cross and the  Christian soldiers thought thev saw  in it a yataghan.       ,  It is true that since the war began  curious coincidences, have favored certain legends, riot only in Germany, but  in all countries.  The announcement of the eclipsa of  the sun, which took place on August  21, aroused lively apprehension among  the Russian peasants inhabiting the  zone of totality, who already at the  beginning of July considered, this astronomical phenomenon as a sign of  war.  On the other hand, at the moment  when the allies were saving Paris  from the defilement which the troops  of Von Kluck threatened to bring ;up-  on it in the early part of September,  a pretty comet shone in the heavens  at ,n;ght, every evening more beautiful  and more brilliant. At once the populace, whose attention it attracted, associated it with the battles and it received the name of the_,"war comet!"  Nevertheless this; ethereal voyager already had wandered in our skies for  a year, having been discovered on December 17, 1913, by the astronomer  Delavan^at the observatory of La  Plata. But its visibility to the naked  eye at the seat of war caused an  imaginary role to be attributed to it.  Then there was the passage- of Mer-  a Ba.sasa_ s  i-JL_hfX__,*B_f&l  B_tS BSEd.  W\yT*l |^5*   m\m ^^���������m  a \sra.m  i<ii������4 .!_. ft I: lis %  l-'aiij r&_y_yij__?_j  TIME   IS   CERTAIN TO  WEAR OUT THE GERMANS  Sir William Crooks Speaks   Confidently About the  Prospscts of  Victory  in  a  Long ; War, and Says;T_sere is _io Need of  Fury of Attack, but he who Hangs cm will Win  The London Daily Chronicle, prints  an interview with Sir William Crooks  by Harold Begbie, in which the scientist gave his views on the war. He  said:  "I think we started badly; we were  certainly not as well prepared as Germany. I do not know that anybody can  rightly be blamed for that state of  things. We have done very well considering, and I am inclined to (key that  as regards that part of the work ia  which I have been able to render the  authorities some help, this country'  will very goon-bf- on an equality with  our foes. - There i_ no need for anxiety, certainly no need for panic.  "It looks as if it will be a long war,  but the longer it lasts the stronger  will be the power of the allies. We  must simply set ourselves to wear out  the Germans. To do that we have only  to press steadily and quietly forward  on our road. ���������  "We have not got to take cities and  execute wonderful marches. All we  have to do is to go on with our absolute and unquestionable duty of  thinning the enemy. We must stay  long: we must sap him; we must  weaken him at every point; we must  destroy him by inches. After that  we can enter his country and do what  we like  with it.  "A great tiling for men to convince  themselves of is that this war will  be won not by fury of attack and not  by gallantry, but simply by hanging  on. He who hangs on longest will  win, and a man need not think very  profoundly to assure himself that,  whereas we can hang on almost indefinitely, the Germans cannot. Every  day might be called a victory for th .  allies.    Time fights for us."  Asked his opinion on the employment of asphyxiating gas, Sir William  said:  "On. the whole. I am asainst its u������e  OUU       XJMJ.  death-   It is that very efficiency whigh  has prevented the last two generations.  ol  Germans  from  knowing  anything  J.L    xa   _.a  gree an autocratic efficiency in all  walks of German life, including education and the relations between the  sexes. _;he whoie course ot elamentgry  and secondary education for avery  Gereaan.-boyVor. girl -is' determined by;  the government, and there is no election by the pupil in it, no choice by  the child, except in its later stages  the choice between a technical school  or a gymnasium, and often that choice  that a new France has emerged from  this war, a sober and serious France,  and ho believes that the war will mark  a great epoch for the Russian people.  They will win through it greater liberties than they might have exnected  from a century of peace. Dr." Eliot  has no doubt as to the result of the  -war.- He hopes and prays that the  United States will not be drawn into  it, and adds, "but that escape will be  xiue to the fact that Russia, England  and France haye succeeded in defeating Germany and Austria-Hungary."  A German Romance  Cong Trip of Germr.n Submarines is a  Myth  A recent story, much featured in  Berlin, has described the trip of German submarines from Wilhelmsliaven  to Constantinople, via Gibraltar  Straits. This is said by -the British  naval authorities to bo an invention.  A British naval officer is quoted in the  New. York Times as saying:  "That story was given out because  tho German government wished to  impress the United States with the  idea that.its submarines could easily  cross the Atlantic and destroy shipping on this side in the event of a war  between the two countries. Tho Germans have established a submarine  base and factory on the Bosphorous  near Constantinople, and aro turning  them out there in tho same manner  as they have boon doing at Zecbruggj,  in the North Sea. Tho parts for tho  submarines aro manufactured in Germany and Hont by rail to Constantinople, through Austria, Houmania and  Bulgaria. The h.st two countries nro  nuppo_cd 'to bo neutral, but many  things can bo accomplished for a  price, and tho Germans havo had no  difficulty in getting tho big packing  casoH containing tha sections of tho  fliibmarinofl through, Naturally, tho  allien had to with draw their ball In-  HhipR from tho Dardanelles when tho  submarines arrived on tho scene."  Increased Production  1914, which the superstitious considered suspicious, as well as the mysterious messages received from space in  the form of shooting stars, one of the  most curious of which was that which  fell in England on October 13, a celestial bomb weighing thirty-five pounds!  Another 13, that of January, 1915,  was more prophetic .still. It was marked by ytlief earthquake in Central Italy  ���������rather ordinary from, a geological  point of view, but the intensity of  which was greater than generally  kjiown, since the proportion of victims  rose to 90.94 per cent, and even ninety-nine out yof one hundred in certain  localities.���������From the niuropean Edition of the: New York Herald.  by the allie_. The Germans have gone  to the devil to help them. I don't like  to think that we, with our just cause,  should go to the same source for assistance, but I can see the justice oi  argument in favor of employing gas-  We in England, I believe, have now  made our preparations in this respect  and;it rests with, the authorities ^decide whether our troops should be supplied with such a weapon. If it is possible, I should like to win with clean  hands."-. ���������  "We must, destroy the Germans.  There can be no other end for civiiized  mankind. I take it the German empire  will fall into its original parts; it will  be left* with no power of attack;S it  will-never again be an organized reach-.  ihe. for world mastery,"  Mr. Begbie referring to Sir Wil-  lia__'_ vigor and intellectuality at the  age of 85, says Sir William was conscious is himself of no change of faculty during the last thirty or forty  years. He can work as. hard, see as  well, hear as well, bear fatigue as well  and is just as interested in life.now  as he was then. Indeea, he is inclined  tb doubt whether he was aware in  himself of any physical inhibition for  more years than this-  "I feel," he said, "very much as 1  felt when  35 years  old."  Begbie adds: "We were speaking of  eyesight and.he showed me a miniature dictionr.ry, the pages, of which  wera perhaps the breadth of a six  pence. I could distinguish hot a  single letter, not even the capitals r.t  the top. I put on glasses, but the  words were still a. mist. Sir William  gave me a magnifying glass and I  could then just spell the words, but i e  took this tiny boqkybut of my hands  and, without glasses, read aloud and  quite quickly three or four words.with  their  definitions  in    much    smaller  tvne."  Will Free Turkish Slaves  The  m^**m*mr*   .rfv-P   *2,_������T_.'*-__"������.l   ���������"3������r_.M*S������**���������_*-<_--  vaic <u>x uiumuuj uaiuciio  Was a Considerate Shell  Flrot it Set Fire to Cabin, Then Burat  Water Plpea and Extlngulohcd It  A curious story is told of tho ill-  fated Triumph's llrst attack on tho  TurUiRli fortn. In tho courso of a fur-  lou������ bombavdiiient at close quartern,  the j-'iuije al uuv liinu being uo uioio  than flftcon hundred yardn, a Bhnll  pierced tho Triumph's quarter deck,  netting flro to tho woodwork In and  about the captain's cabin. But tho  fuuno bIicH had tho preHcnco of mind  to burnt tho bathroom water pJpoa and  Hum o-tingulnh tho llanncH it hud Junt  ignited.���������London chronlclo,  "My man, whero did vou hcconin  tiiK'h an expert owimnicrr'  "Why. lady." renpondod our horo,  modMHt.lv. *'l iihiuI l������������ bo ������ trafTIc cop  in Nentco."  Dominion Government is to Appoint a  Commission  A royal commission is to be appointed by the government to investigate  the question of increased agricultural  production in the Dominion, together  with rue related questions of wider  markets, further employment for th.  unemployod, etc. The commission,  which is to bo appointed at the recommendation of the prime minister, and  in response to a request made by the  Congress of Mayors which visited the  capital some wcehs ago, will bo auth-  orl_cd to employ such scientilic and  professional assistance as its members may determine. Its duration  shall bo during pleasure, and it will  make interim reports from time to  timo.  A minute of council has been issued  outlining the reasons for the appointment of the commission and the questions which it in to consider. In connection with opportunities for increased agricultural production, lho  following considerations aro advanced:  (1) Improved methods of production with a view to a better return to  tho producer; (2) assisting this purpose by proper instruction and demonstration; (il). increasing the aero-  age under production; (.) attracting  monstratlon of a typo which would aid  in increasing a largo and permanent  agricultural population; (3) -UnniluL-  ing and encouraging co-operation  among tlio producer; (G) providing  cold storago and abattoir facilities.  Tho minute of council setting forth  roasoiiR culls nttonllon to the dofdrnbll-  ity of manufacturing products Into tho  form in which they will be conaumccl,  commondfl tho principle ot co-operation, nulrs for consideration of uncm-  pyn/mMit prohlomB nnd of tho employment of soldiers after tho war, and  concludes  with  tIiIh o-xprpH. Ion:  "It uccmfi reasonably thut under the  conditiona which havo developed, dur-  injx the paot nix month- ojVportuiiitlen  will arise for widening and extending  our murlccta, to tho advantage not  only of Canada, but of the countries  and ���������communitico with which trade  may thus be extended."  How to Intersst Pupils in the Care of  the Gardens  Many teachers find it very bard to  have the work carried oriV in the  school garden during the holidays.  When they arrive back at their school  in September the lot is usually a mass  of weeds. The Agricultural Gazette,  in offering some suggestions, states:  "All work should be done in due  season, so that at vacation time the  plants will be well advanced, entirel**  free from weeds, thinned out when  necessary and properly cultivated.  An interest may thus be created that,  if only directed wisely, will remain in  the minds of most pupils, who will  solve the 'weed problem' -during vacation .  "Many children regularly VI_.it their  plots during the vacation and keep  them in condition. Some are driven  by their parents, who also become  interested, and at thoir regular visits  to the village store or postoffice, make  trips to the school plots as well.  "Trustees of many schools meet on  Saturday afternoons and round up  the village children to accompany  them to the school grounds and perform tho necessary weeding, etc.  Tlio children's plots (of many of  these schools), furnish sufficient flowers for tho Sunday servicps throughout the summer.  "A janitor of a village school, who  Is generally hired by tho yoar and  employs hio tlmo during vacation in  cleaning and ropniring tho school,  should be interested In the grounds  as well and act as a leader of tho  children. In somo schools committees aro appointed for each week of  tho vacation, nnd each committee In  turn is held responsible. This plan  works well in town schools, where  many children go camping for part of  the time."  Veiled Women of Turkey See  Their Freedom Ahead  When the allied fleets began bombarding the'forts of the Dardanelles  the sad-eyed, silent women of Turkey  smiled behind their veils;���������for they  saw liberty ahead.  To the hidden women of the harem  the overthrow of the country will  mean to a great extent freedom from  customs, centuries old, that have  made slaves of them.  They hope that the degrading life  of the harems will be done away with  ���������that the;- will be allowed to become  something more than the playthings  of men and the bearers of children.  Since 190S a sullen spirit of rebellion has been growing stronger than  .ever before among 'Jurkish women  'Protests that in these modern times  theyshould have to submit to such degradation have been whispered in the  closely-guarded women's quarters of  thousands  of  Turkish   homes.  For a while after the downfall of  V..2 old sultan, Abdul Hamid, their  hopes ran high, for then they were  allowed to discard their veils and go  out in the streets with their husbands  and brothers.  This good fortune lasted but a short  time, then the constitution was revised, and although a disputation of women waited on tho ministers of the  capital, the latter would not give official sanction to their discarding the  veil.  Since then a little progress has  been made, but the majority are still  slaves. In some cases the bars arc  gilded, but neverthelss they are prisoners.  Until the timo she Is 12 years old a  Turkish girl enjoys much the same  freedom ub her llttlo sisters the world  over. She can romp and play and go  to parties, but on hor 12th birthday she becomes a woman, don��������� a veil  and from then on is a prlosnor of tho  harem.  She must spend her time in clo_ely-  gtiarded rooms, smoking, reading,  drinking coffee and gossiping.  Here aro somo of tho things sho  cannot do:  Go out of doors unless heavily veiled  and guarded by male slaves of her  father or husband.  Go to tho theatre or restaurants.  Sco tho man picked to bo her husband until after sho is married to  hiin.  Play outdoor games or indulge in  outdoor exercise of any kind. ���������  Write or receive lottors without her  husband seeing them.  Use fur or any other kind of trimming on street garments.  Lock the doors ot her own room.  She is n?ver- safe from the prvlcg  eyes of male salves.  While-Turkish girls are usually  _sade to marry after they are 12 years  old, some are forced into marriage at  an. earlier age.  Bulletin on Cut-Worms  Annual Loss Occasioned by These !������_ ..  sects  in   Canada  is   Enormous  Farmers,   market   gardeners    and  others who cultivate the soil will be  pleased to know that the Entomological Branch of the Dominion Department of Agriculture has issued a* 31-  page bulletin.'(No. 10) on "Cut-worms  and their Control," prepared by Mr.  Arthur   Gibson,   chief     assistant   entomologist.    In the introduction it is  stated that cut-worms as a class rank  in importance with such well-known  pests as the San Jose Scale, the Codling Moth and the Hessian Fiy, ail or  which are among our most destructive  insect enemies.    There are certainly  few insects whicli, year after year, inflict such widespread damage as tho  various caterpillars, known commonly  as  cut-worms.    The annual loss    occasioned by  these insects in Canada  arnovuit- to hundreds of thousands ot  dollars.    In the bulletin the methods,  of controlling cut-worms  are discuf*.  sed  fully.    Under "Preventive Measures" the value of clean cultivation is  referred to, as well aa the placing of  bands of tin or paper around' plants  which are set out.    "Remedial Meas-  surcs" include descriptions of various  poisoned  baits  to    destroy  the  cutworms,    directions for tho making of  proper furrows or ditches to prevent  the advance of armies or cut-worms,  etc.    Fifteen  common    kinds of cutworms are described iti popular detail  and much information glv.en on tho  habits and life-history of tho various  specie-.  Tho bulloLiu Is fully iiiustrateu, tho  figures bolng clear and well chosen.  Altogether thoro aro 20 illustrations  of cut-worms, cut-worm moths, injury  to plants, etc.^Copies of this new  publication may be had froo of charge  on application to tho chief of tho  Publication Branch, Department of  Agriculturo, Ottawa. Inquiries regarding these insects, or other kinds  should bo found to bo Injuring crops,  should be addrensed to the Entomologist, Department of Agriculture Ottawa.  THE VARIETIES OF CORN TO GROW  tho  "Wan   thei   dog  mad   that   bit  children who were leaning him?"  "I think the animal witn .omewhnt  \ ��������� jvoltod."  An lnv**t**lf:n*lo'n conducted hy th*  sood branch nhowu that about uixty-  HO-cstlled varieties of corn arc grown  Tor eiiallago in Ontario and Quebec,  and many l'armbrn do not know what  variety they aro planting. Lato varlc-  tiea arc being used in districts where  tltoy will not mature one year in five  ti tho tilu-lng of tho grain, which lithe nocoanary condition to'make nwect  c/iBllago. Somo ordinary feed corn lm-  iK.ihxl from the central and South, in  Slateti iu uned for need. Mont of this  in of a lato variety entirely ununited  to Canadian cotulltiomt, and In often  injured by hvullug.  Tho fo.llov.M_r; rorommc!**'!. rt varieties of corn, aro arranged in order of  their maturity: Qu_b_<, Yollow, Longfellow, Standford or North Dakota, Compton's Early, Golden  Glow, lOarly White Cup, Wiuconnin Nor*  7. In selecting varietur*!! for our noilh-  oru distrlctH, liitor-inuturliig, heavy-  yielding varietieu may be better plui.l-  ed on a warm, Bandy soil than on a  fold   i>.lnv������'V   olit*.     Tim   iirmiiT   inmnr.  ily in chhoiiIIhI  to IiIkIi quality eiiHll-  tttfc*. and thin nhould be aimed ut ovoiiv.  nUhou-'h nn inm-iincd ������ornnr:o in need-f  ed to ylvc tlio dculrod quantity.  "Lift Up Your Heado"  Wc have nothing hero to do with  sluokcrs, but only with onr British  soltlie.f*, who havo gone readily to tho  h-lp ot tho Lord against the mighty.  They may not have thought much of  their d'.������.n_r-., but they !;*nev; their -lan-  gerj thoy woro prepared, as thoy Bald  ih-imuilveii to do thoir "bit of work,"'  and to rinit tho sacrifice of their llveii:  aul their wives, th6lr mothers, their  fathers, tholir sisters, Joined In tho  sacilllco, not, porliap������, without uppre-  liousioiri, but without any ultoinpt to  turn thorn from tho perilous road. Tho  iipIi'Uu of our fallen warriors would  turn   rrom ns If tholr death brourtht  illHtllllV   Of  />f������*������ViirliW'o  in  ������m.    ������r������nlw    1 .���������������(*  no lMin or woman think that tho lonu  of llfci hi frillU.hh, or Hint our Bolfl1.ru  havo fallow In vain.���������Inverncoo Cour  J lor. p.  t'M  THE CRESTON REVIEW  i hi  !���������  [-V.. i  I  ff^v-'t."  Ill  it_ ���������  _$?������������������ ���������  _si  m  m  i  _-_.������.  I  i|i-i  II  it;  SI  m  Ifel  HE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription: $2 a yeas' in advance;  $2.50 to United States points*  C. P. Hates, Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, AUG. 20  l*_r_.������-  The appended article dealing  with the pamphlet "The Crisis in  B.C.," should make interesting  reading for all our citizens. It is  from Toronto Saturday Night,  without doubt Canada's foremost  independent, weekly���������a paper with  a reputation for telling the truth,  the whole truth and nothiug but  the truth, aeoording to its  Here's what it says:  The amazing corruption of British  Colutbia's public men, whose acts are  slowly but surely strangling to death  that magnificent province, are briefly  told in a pamphlet which has just been  issued, entitled "The Crisis in B.C.  An Appeal for Investigation." The j  do_a__._rst has been prepared by an  expert, a .trained accountant aad statistician, under the supervision of a  committee of citizens, all members of  the Ministerial Union of the Lower  Mainland. As pointed out*, the facts  set forth are in no sense published iu a  partisan spirit, nor to serve the pin-  poses of any political party. However public matters have reached -such  a state in British Coumbia.'that these  gentlemen, as citizens, feel that tb. re  must be a remedy sought, aud it is  hoped that the uncovering of tiie wh< >!e  wretched history of looting and corruption will bring about at least a  partial cure.  *The fact is that parcticaiiy aj! of  British Columbia's natural wealth, ber  tiruber, her coal fields, her farm lands,  have, through connivance of public officials, been alienated to syndicates;  with headquarters in nearly every  capital in Europe and the large cities  of the United States. Further than  that, there has been falsification of  publit accounts; false statements by  public officials, members of the government���������in an encSeaver to cover up thier  crooked trails. With the connivance  of Ministers nf thy Crown, the  land laws of the Province have been  subverted in order, that these land  speculators could get away with their  booty. As the Land Act originally  stood, the sale of more than 64*0 aci-es  of Crown lands to any one person uu-  til the first purchase had been cultivated or smpx-ov. d to the extent of $3  per acre, was illegal. This was inconvenient for the would-be land grabber,  so in 1007 the McBride Government introduced an amendment whereby one  -man could stake tens of thousands of  acres in the names of others who had  never seen it, and who quite possibly  were never in that Province in thier  ' lives. This is the secret of having  nearly all of what, under an honest  administration, would have been land  available for the settler, now in the  hands of syndicates located in Berlin,  London, Paris, New York, Portland,  Spokane, San Francisco. The records  or the land offices in British Columbia  are filled with "dummy" names, ho  that it is next to impossible to identify  the real owners.  The exploitation of coal binds has  been on a par with that of the farm  lands already described. In what is  known as the "Groundhog District,"  which contains the best coal in . the  Province, six firms or syndicates have  grabbed off 321,000 acres. Of course  the properties are not being worked by  fche present owners. The land was  obtained from the Government for a  song in order that it might be turned  over at a huge profit later on.  In regard to timber it is the same  ��������� story. The report goes on to state that  eighty per cent, or more than 11,250,-  000 acres, of the finest timber in the  Province has been alienated from tho  Crown, leaving the Government:-!,750,-  000 acres of the dregs. Theni* timber  licenses are held by trusts, syndicates  and other exploiters in thit United  States and elsewhere- Copies of doeu-  inciiti- are given in the puuiphlet,  showing' that Governieiiit official-  were sharing in the plunder on the  sale of timber limits, and further, there  is evidence of false returns in respect  to the sale of limits in order I hut the  Government might not present such a  ���������������������������orry appearance before the electorate.  The latter pari of the pamphlet in  taken up with tho details of a deliberate suppression of facts in  roNpeet to  the finances of tho   Province, after  which the railway situation is gone  into iu detail.     It is shown that on  three railways alone the Province of  British Columbia is down for a, guarn-  tec uu Ui principal and interest to the  tune of nearly a hundred million dol-  lurs,  or any  $250 por head of population,  and  Ut quote, the    p-imphfct:  ���������'Nothing in   more   morally   certain  ihuu the people oi' thin  Province   will  have to pay the intereul on  this huge  iudcbtedneHH, as ii. has ulwayH had  to  do in other cases for the  past twelve  ���������year*;."  Ah an example of mud id  politico it  would he haro  to find  a parallel  for  that of British Colon bin.    l-voiy unset  the people owned and the Government  could lay hiindxnn lias beendnliauched  ������������������rid MtnJen and .'.qc.-imh ������i-<l.    In ii.������iny  wonum- trial, for years  back nuch cori-  t rea as Vancouver and   Victoria, have  1>������-**ii the abiding place,   with  (Jovern-  liient nanction, of the thug* and tliie-  veR of fltu.il.*.-.    TbeR.itinh Columbia  Government  not   onlv    looked   with  imaneiui hiiecan-  ������  ......  . .'mil iu> . i-i-i  the Dominion Trout, the All-ion Trust,  the C.IM.C, the National Mercantile,  and many moie of the ilk���������some of  which were even under the 'patronage'  of members of that Government���������but  deiih-r_j-_Iy turned their backs upon  flagrant breaches of the common law.  If ever a country needed a new  birth politically it is Canada's beauti-  Paciflc Province. Its natural resources far exceed those of any other section of Canada, but it has been debauched, violated and defiled beyond  the limit of endurance, and if it is to  "come back" there must be a new  deck and a new deal.  Coming from such a source the  article can hardly fail to arouse  thinking Conservative leaders to  the fact that an unprejudiced public is inclined to take some stock in  "'The Crisis," and that unless the  charges therein contained are  refuted in the same slashing fashion in which they are made something similar to what happened in  Manitoba may overtake the McBride government oil its not-distant  appeal to the people.  Recently Attorney-General Bowser spoke in Vancouver in reply to  "The Crisis." According even to  the more moderate Conservative  dailies he put up a very able  defense of the government's connection with the 'deals' and other  matters contained in the parsons'  pamphlet.  A few thousand copies of his  speech, with such other information as may be necessary to fully  explain all the alleg.nl wrongdoing  would help some. Without something of the sort Conservatives are  badly handicapped in any discussion of this widely-circulated leaflet.  ,&8tlbr 'Darhr&  W  ':���������(  ������._y   .:_> ,-  ,||>OII  lilt'  ,,,-    ..... ������,      1 *  While it were idle to attempt to  minimize the moral value of the  successes ehe Germans are gaining  in Russia at the present time, if  their losses in men are anywhere  near in proportion to those suffered  by the other nations, who are fighting more or less on the defensive, it  is possible the cost of victory may  be so great that defeats such as  Russia is experiencing, may be  almost preferable.  According to the British casualty  lists in fourteen weeks, April, May,  June and part of July, on a 40-mile  front there was a loss of 182,512  men, or 13,000 a week. In the  eastern theatre of the war the Germans have been operating: on a 900-  mile front with five distincTa. mies.  They have been attacking all the  time. For the sake of argument  the five armies may each be apportioned a front of 100 miles which  leaves about 400 miles of the eastern front on which it may not ho  possible to deploy troops. Supposing the Germans on a 500-mile  front only lost 10,000 men a week  to each 40 miles instead of 13,000  as the British did, they would have  been losing men at the rate of  120,000 men a wook since iho beginning of May, or in tlio last fifteen weeks they would have lest on  the eastern front alone no less than  1,800,000 mon without gaining  their main objective.  If such figures aro nt all correct  no wonder the A'.lies are content to  wait while the Germans exhaust  their resources in driving back the  Russians.- The further tho latter  aro driven back at such a colossal  cost tho hotter it is for tlio Allies.  Tho Gentians can not replace these  men while if Russia loses a like  number she can roplaoo them with  ease.  There -muflfc .owe. a moment In  the pursuance of the offensive when  the limit of endurance being reached tho Germans will havo to rest  and reiiiforce thon* linen. Tho very  pace at which thoy have thrust  forward must add to their exhaustion end ihn.'* to the power of Kiih-  nmii leHistaiKie once it is determined upon.  At present. ItuMsin ean better  afford to lone ground temporarily  than men, and it, would bo windom  on her part, to hiiHlauid aa much as  possible her supply of mu������itk������i������.  IT I  .Bl#-fii.:  for men we offer you the greatest value in clothing ever known  in Creston���������something you will not be able to duplicate at this  price for many months. These suits have just .arrived. The;/  are the latest style, good wearing materials,' correct for fall and  winter wear, and we have a full range of sizes. Inspect these today, while the stock is complete.    While they last, any suit $19.  These are splendid value at 35c. each, but to clear them out we  tiie -..aianc-o o_  our stocK on saie at 25c  There is a nice  At this  price they will move quickly.    Therefore, do not delay buying.  1 *?������_ /-.-A  IJIU^V'  range of colors and we have all the sizes from 24 to'30  Your mbmy back if goods  are not satisfactory  S"S\���������me G3  P���������^Mar���������-*���������������___' '���������^____r~****������__������ *  EM  General Merchant CRESTON  News of Kootenay  Nelson will hold its Fair. September  23 and 24.  Kaslo's machine gnn fund is now  over. $500.  Kaslo will have .a municipal tax sale  on October 15.    r_  Kaslo's buekltjberry crop is lighter  than usual this year.  To date Kaslo's hottest day "has  been 84  in the shade.  The sawmill at Bonner's Perry has  cut out the night shift. '  Nelsou enlisted Sixteen." uien for the  54th Battalion, last week.  Windermere will have its usual fall  fair this year, on Sept 15.  This has been the best bathing season Kaslo has had for years.  Cranbrook hospital had six operations for appendicitis last week;  The apple ami plum drop in New  Denver will be the largest in years-  Ka8lo saw its first motar cycle last  week. It came from Nelson for repairs.  The interned aliens at Fernie are io  be put to worlc on tbe roads in that  district.  The Kaslo Women's Institute has  opened a sort of .Saturday public  market-  At OYanbrook tho O.P.R. has raised  t he wages of all laborers to full scheduled pay.  It costs $M a, head to bring cattle  from Sloean City to New Denver, a  distance of 18 miles.  Nor. Howgum, a rancher near Wy-  cliffe is harvesting an 80 bushel to the  acre crop of spring wheat.  Kaslo is exporting some Climax  plums this season. This is about the  only variety that thrives there.  Tho Biairmore Enterprise states  that freight over the Crows Nest Puss  line is the bent in the two years. ���������  Biairmore has been notified that the  Alberta Government will not give nny  assistance to the needy .Chid winter.  Kaslo is exspeeling a heavy pear  crop this your, plums are also abundant, but many of the apples scabby.  Forty throe Italian reservlsit') left  F-'rnle laHt week for the front, Another contingent, will leave on Sept 4.  The Otis-Staples lumber mill at  Wycliffe commenced operating on  Monday. Night, and day shifts are  employed.  'in .l.ii.������ itJoi.t..^ ������-.������������������*.������������������ --'.r.trJbr.t;';!  $1,521 to the 1'atHotle Krnnd. The  Oddfellowi, and Mn_oinc lodges gave  $100 each,  Phoenix youngi'tci-H are ho Ill-be-  n.iwu ai< inoiiou picture hIiowh that  t,tu.n,-c o-wnei-H contemplate cither a  raise in the children's admission fee  or refusing theni admit .lance.  Cranbrook- police commissoners have  finally decided not to * cut down the  force from three to two men.  Cranbrook spent $116_fn giving the  depa. ting Italian reseryisits a _end���������  off,  $108 was for refreshments.  Cranbrook council has purchased an  additional six acres for its sewage disposal plant. The price was $H5 ��������� per  acre.  Mr. Hodder of Kaslo is the owner of  a geranium 12 feet high, whose foliage  eovers at least 9 feet���������according to  the Kootenaian.  The alien mternrnent camp al  Morrissey will be a permanent :ftxtinr������.  From an economical standpoint it is  the best camp in Canada..  105 youngsters were on hand for the  annual Snnday school picnic at Kaslo  lnstfweek. The net profits were 20  cents less than a year agol  City clerk Hodder of Kaslo has afns-  chia measuring over ten feet in length.  The best Cranbrook can do in this  line is a 5 foot 3 inch affair.  A number of Fernie merchants who  have been shipping goods to Elko report that thier goods have been stolen on arrival at that town.  A Cranbrook corrrspondent claims  garmers on the St Mary prairie have  harvested two and three crops of rye  off the same ground this year.  The Boss Saskatoon Lumber Co.  at Waldo is short of help and would  employ interned aliens nt Fernie if  given permisiiou, They olfer $2,25  per day.  Sandon and Silverton have each  raised over $1,000 for machine guns,  und the amounts have been placed in  bank to the credit of the militia department.  Herald: Prairie chickens are getting so numerous than they are now  sporting thomselvcH ou the lawns of  several Cranbrook people in the early  hours of the morning.  Cranbrook parted company with  tho first quota of Italian reservists  on Wednesday. Tliere were eleven  in the party, Sixty moro will leave  about the end of the month.  EHtakHom  Orlando Stnbhs of fitettler. Alberta,  is here on a abort vimIL to his uncle, Mr  A. E. Pen son.  Miss Jeaii'Pabner left on August M  to resume her position an teacher at  the Ladiior, B.C., school.  Frank Martin left this week for  Macleod. at, which nomi !���������������> v.'l!! h;,Jp  harvest Alberta'h grain crop this year.  The September meeting of the "vV.C  T.U. will be at, the home of Mrs. Maxwell on Thin-day afternoon, Sept. Oth.  K. Botteroll left on Mninluv for DM"  bury,  Alta., where he has Hcourcil  a  position as elevator manager for the  ^t-idn buyinjj vaiaou.  At the Palmer -anoh the second ei-������>p*  of rye has been harvested and third  one is now showing well ahoye ground.  Miss Churchill of Lethbridge spent a  few days here last week with tbe Misses Palmer, on'.her return from a visit  to the San T)iego, Calif., fair.  r The -first self-binder ever seen in  operation in this section was at work  on the R. J. Longiraneh the early part  of tiie month cutting his wheat and  -barley crop.  . JVliss Geoi-gina Cartwright is eor-  valescihg rapidly from lier. recent  operation *mi* appendicitis ami expects  to leave jon-������Mond.-iy.for Moyie, where  she will teach this term.  School opened on Monday morning  with the usual first-of-the-term attendance. Mrs Streetor, the .teacher, i*.  living at Creston at present. u-?til a  residence reasonably'convenient to the  school is available.  Most every rancher in this section  suffered some loss from Sunday night's  hurricane, though the .drop of apples  was not so-heavy asfiirther north. On  the Stocks ���������& Jackson place less than  twenty boxes blew off seven and half ,  acres of orchard.  Tuesday waa a banner day for ton -  atoes at Erickson. Anticipating a ear  would be along to be loaded that day  close to 703 cases were piled up in warehouse, about 200 of which went out hy  express. The car failed to arrive but  will be spotted today.  Miss G. Knott, who left on Saturday  for Glenlilly,where she will teach ibis  year, was given a, little send off party  at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Penson  on Thnrday evening last when quite a  gathering of young people spent several hours very socially. Mrs. Barn  hardt of Glenlilly was among the  guests.  Both from the financial and onto-***-  taimiient standpoints the Bed Cross  lawn social on August 18, at the liome  of Mr. and Mrs.G. Cartwright. was the  biggest siu-eess of the hitihoii. The  side of candy, ice cream and refreshment's netted tho Bed Cross treasury  exactly $42, while the programme was  most pretentious enough for an Indoor  concert. Bev B. E. Pow, who presided, made a fow timely remarks, and in  the literary line was ably seconded by  Col. Ashley Cooper of Duck C_. .!c.  whose patriotic address was closely  listened to by all. Miss Stella Smith  favored with an instrumental. Miss  Cameron (Spokane) sang "|The Japanese Love Hong"; Boy Staples, ''The  Deathless Army"; Miss Huby Palmer  (Medicine lint.) "Never Let the Old  Flag Fair'jand Mm Knott, "Tho Blind  t4i,.\ io ii.-. !l:irr." T!;;; C.������...t-,������ hand,  who gave their services free of charge,  nupplieu music hhemlly, There wan  tennis and dam-lug on the green.   The  grounds were  prettily decorated  nnd  .���������%,..*    i������    t   *  * .���������     , .      ... ���������   ,v......     .  iH'IIMiU   1HI.1  ������"���������**'������'''>'���������:'������������������   ���������-��������� ���������! !:;���������:���������  .-..., :  P..���������y.���������,  City and Krlcksori assistants the affair  w������m Immensely popular with the large  r,.oo.vd in attendance.  II  ti  \  (J  .1  ____!  !___������_- mm  /THH10SESTOK. REVIEW  <v /-J  /Z>7  ^t. .-.���������^.~, %9G*0*BSm&*.  .Sww������a.w������������������r������___e>'.w������_'..  T. Clausen  Sutj.rilJs.'V.  was a Yabk caller on  If you don't believe the. Sailing is  good just ask Loasby.  W. Josephson is spending several  days' in the easterns metropolis;  "������������������������������������ It begins to look as if Italy would  like some Turkey for Xmas. dinner.  f**.������. .._*���������  '**J*tbfm       ��������� ~  last Friday yfor*  m__!i  X-XtXtty  Mamago lerc  where he expects to get employment.;  Mr; and. Mrs, V. Oleson left for Spokane last Sunday, to spend a short  holiday.  Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Hunt spent Sunday with Mr. Jaffery and family at  Goatfell.  If. Rumania and Bulgaria wish a  siiee of the pudding tney had better  get their feet wet.  Messrs. 3am Speers, Cameron and  Kennedy went ten miles up the river  - in search of the mountain trout.  Messrs. Morrison, Taylor and Smea-  ton of Medicine Hat spent several days  with the speckled beauties up Goat  p.*nnn  ���������. ���������  '' .������������������ Messire.'Fbrresteri Etayden and son,  of Creston, spent reyeral. days in the  footsteps of Isaak Walton .-��������� la*-** week.  . They report poor luck.  Messss.Topham, Conley and families  ' of Cranbrook spent the week-end with  the trout.   They had their private car  and had an enjoyable outing.  -,. C. Gustofson y?Qht to Cranbrook on.  . Sunday looking for work.   He may go  through to the prairie? if he can't find  s   what he is looking for in B.C.  Mrs. vv. 1>. Tuohey left on Thursday  last for Cranbrook.  Mrs. E. J. Good is steadily improving since going camping.  Miss Marion Swanson returned home  from Nelson on Monday.  The views here are swell. Photographing is a great hobby.  cMr. and Mrs. Dennes are spending  their vacation on the lake in their  motor boat. '  Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Gallant' left on  Sunday for Spokane just to break the  monotony.  Horace Wright was a Creston visitor  on Tuesday returning en route for  Vernon camp.  Mrs, Cam still continues to hear  good news of her- husband from the  trenches, and has received some sou-  venire from both Ifrance and Belgium.  Miss Ahdestad was a Creston caller  on Monday.  School re-opesied on Monday with  Mrs; Sparkes in charge.  Miss 6lga and Monrad Wigen were  visitors to Creston on "Wednesday.  Miss Alice Carr of Alice Siding was  a Duck Creek caller on Wednesday.  Miss Merle Bathie left on Sunday for  Cranbrook, where she will visit friends  for the next two months.  Miss Pleasant Biukley of Cranbrook  is spending a few weeks here, the  guest of Miss Florence Bathie.  Mrs.'C.H. Black left on Monday  for Macleod, Alberta, to join her husband, who is employed there garnering the crop.  Mr. Patch, the Nelson Daily News  subscription hustler, spent Tuesday  afternoon here, rounding up delinquent subscribers.  A. Farr left for the east on Saturday, heading for Winnipeg, and may  possibly continue the journey to the  OldCountry.  uCc GxCimg  so xsxr  ntributing a couple  ot pupus to tne tjreston nign scnooi  this term, Misses Mai-garet Webster  and Bertha Pease. "P ;���������"���������;  School opened for the fall term on  Monday morning, with an attendance  of twelve, which equals the; opening  day record of a year ago.   :��������� -A A-.-.  Miss Bessie Franklin, who has been  staying with Mrs. McMurtrie for some  time   past,   was   quietly   married: at  i'andl-^-to Say liothfng of the damage  to-'the trees.;'���������'.. PP '_���������"'.P'P :���������     _; - -^  Saturday was picnic day for several  Siding families���������Stewart's Churchill's  and Pease's���������giving the yoimg-sters a  final before-school-opening outing on  thev flats." The Spratt family from  Creston weie also taking the day off.  Gordon Smith, who: went to Vernon  with^ the 54th' Battalion early in June,  returnedhome about the middle of  the mouth. He has been given an  honorable, discharge from the regiment. His feet have given out '������>n hiin.  Two more harvest bands expect to  leave this week to help gather the bij<  prairie grain crop.   They are Gordon  Fernie had a Red Croes tag day on  Saturday when euough money .was  raised to buy an X^ray apparatus for  No. 5 Canadian lose hospital.  Intended for last week.  Mr. and Mrs. Long visited Nelson on  Saturday.        :.  Mr. and Mrs." B. Ratcliff returned to  Cranbi-ook last week.  Mr. and Mrs. Price and daughters  were sightseeing here on Sunday.  Master W. Tuphey is visitingNelspii  friends during his mother's absence.  Mr. and Mrs. E. Good and family  spent the'r vacation camping across  the lake.  The Francen and Loasby families  returned on Friday f ropi their fishing  trip to Kitchen-<���������  Mrs. Gallant . s,a Creston visitor  on Tuesday. Miss Ethel Price returned home the same day. _ -  ���������."  Mr. and Mrs. Francen and daughter  said farewell to many friends on Tuesday on the eve of their departure for  Moyie; where they are to reside.  A; Mrs. Burton ahd two boys have returned home after- spending afew days  the guest of Mr. Morris. Miss M. B.i.n>  toh remained until Tuesday, the guest  of Mrs. Long.  Cranbrook on August 15th, to Mr. C. j and Dick Smith.   Dick will be back  S. Hester, who has a ranch near that  city.   '���������.   . ,  ��������� Sunday night's gale was rather expensive for most of the Siding ranchers, -many of them reporting a windfall  drop of anywhere from five to thirty-  five boxes���������th_  latter  at  the  Pease  l  early-; he has a big giUiie license; and  iutends getting the worth of his  money 'out of it.  Local hunters are preparing already  lor the deer .'hunting season, which  opens on.Wednesday next. Ducks  and geese are also available that date.  Pound District Act and Pound  District Act Amendment Act  Pursuant to the provisions of "Section 11, of the above .Act, Notice is  ���������^hereby given of the appointment of  Hugh Stewart Mcdreath of' Gi*-.tou,as 1  ' 'poandkeepefr-bf-the" Pbitnd established,  on the premises- occupied by him 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, 1915.  OUY   LOWENBERG  OONBUl/TINQ    EnOINBKB  .RESTON  B.C.  Wynndel Box Factory  WYNNDEL, B.C.  MANUFACTURES  Boxes and Grates  Rough and Dressed Lumber  k WmMW  DEAUCtt IN  High class Bonis and Shoes  M**l������*M_.ili^ll>IIW|*_--il-lll_iyill|l_ll_>Ml>M������W  Saddle and Harness  C������������������������jf������*  J,Vtjy/'  .m.**t    **  V  GET YOUR  Plumbing, Tinning ami  Eric-Oleson is slashing the last of  his standing timber.  A. E. Samuelsoh has purchusedFred  l Waylett's little pony.  a'*Sii*W_fiiU"A;t_'-'^'Enhhing-- steady  now.  Jack Woods i_ sawyer.'"."."''.  A. E. Penson was delivering apple  trees through here On Tuesday.  School re-opened on Monday with  Miss Whitehead again in charge.  The mill, was closed down a couplt of  days this week owing tea broken  pulley.  Bob Carfra, who has been mining  ore at Kimberly, was here a few days  this week.  Mrs. H. Hamilton and daughter,  Annie, of Erickson, were Sunday visitors here.  The high wind on Sunday night  broke down quite a number of the  apple trees in this section.  Geo. Leach has completed clearing  five acres of his ranch, which will be  sown to alfalfa in the spring.  Mrs. Evans of Creston and Mr. Richard son of Erickson, were Sunday visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Blair.  W. H. T. Smith has mado application for enlistment with the engineering corps of the 51th Battalion.  Win. Browoll left on F.iiday of hint  weok for Davidson, Sask., to run a  threshing separator for his non, Boy  Browoll.  Miss Q. Knott loft on Saturday for  Glenlilly, whoro she hiis a school for  thio-ycur.    Mm.  'Rm-nhardt returned  I with her.  MAltlUBD--At Saudpoint, Idaho, on  August 5th, Mabel, daughter of W. K.  T. Smith, South Canyon City, to  Ernont King of Port Hill.  Mr. Frasor, sr., Mr. and Mrs. J. M.  Fraser, Frank and Glen Fi-aser and  Mr. and Mrs. W. il. 'A.', *-.nuU������ were  vitiitorM nit Geo. Leach'h on Sunday.  A. 0. Harahaw, CP.It. superintendent, with Mra. Harahaw and Mm. Jf.T.  Brown and children, all of Cranbrook,  arc -ponding a few days at the Canyon in tho former'a private cur.  Mr. and Mr-si .J. Bathie left on Sun  day for Ceylon, Sask., where he will!  run a threshing machine during the  harvest season.  ���������M, Hegen,.T. and N., Ranistod and.  D. Dalberg returned on Monday from  a fishing trip to Midge Creek and report a fine catch.  The Review subscription hustler  speut Wednesday morning canvassing this district and met with-.a.. ...fair'  modicum of success.  Miss Et-mer Liprey of Cranbrook returned to that city on Sunday after  '���������yending a. week's vacation here, the  guest of Miss Merle Bathie.  The result of the sti-awberry crop  competitions will be announced next  week. Watch this column for some  figures on strawbei-ry yields'. -  Mr., and Mrs. E. Butterfield and  party returned from a ten-day camping trip to._3anca Creek on Sunday  last and reports a glorious holiday.  The heaviest shipment of tomatoes  so far this season v/ent east on Tuesday, when 102 crates went out. Quite  a fine lot of tomatoes are being ship-  pek to Nelson this year from here.  The heavy wind Which appeiars to  have wiolight more or less damage to  the apple orchards of.. some of the  Alice Siding and Creston orchards on  t, no  wu  MOUNT ROYAL TOLLEGE  A High Class Residential  and Day College ���������������������������-..  Non-Sectarian  ary  Fon Boys and Young Men  Girls and  Non-  Young Women  Sectarian  BUSINESS CLASSES���������Bookkeeping, Stenography, Accounting,  Tpyewriting, etc. MUSIC���������Full Conservatory Course, Vocal, Instrumental and Theory ACADEMIC���������Public and High School Grades,  Prepai-ation for' the University and Teachers. Ladies College course  for girls.' French conversation classes. FINE ART���������China.Paint ing.  Water-colors. Leather Work. etc. EXPRESSION AND PHYSICAL  CULTURE���������Dramatic Art, Public Speaking. HOUSEHOLD  SCIENCE. For full information and Calendar apply to  REV. GEQRGE W. KERBY, B.A;, D.D., Principal  I  ig?"-?  Sunaay nigot  damage .being reported so far.  f   E' S_Butterfield left on Wednesday  for Macleod* Albertai v**here he hopes  to obtain.. employment and do his  share in gathering that 35-bushels to  the acre crop, which *is -making the  average Alberta farmer feel so good.  The Duck Creek bear seems to haye  made his summer home in tbe vicinity  of the Norman Craigie ranch and is  making apples his chief article of diet.  He leaves his 'card' every time in the  shape of broken boughs' and bark all  clawed.  Word has been receiyed from the  boys from Duck Creek who are s_ r\>  ing with the Third Contingent that  they will not go to tho front as a unit,  but will bo despatched a few at, a time  as reinforcements to the 18th and 20th  Battalions.  Have yon subscribed to the Overseas  tobacco fund yet? It is the duty and  tho privilege of all those who cannot  go to the front to alleviate as much as  lies in our power the hardships which  our soldiers are undergoing for ns.  Subscription list hangs in the post  office. This fund is for soldiers actually nt the front.  Y  The Leading  [Motel oi ine \  \.;Fmit     Belt j  .PA. P'::.l  OV will make no mistakt-  when you get off ihe train  if you sigxjythe register at  Creston Hote). Travelling  metf v������ill substantiate this. \\ e  study the comfort of pur guests.  The. rooms are v. til furnished in  a jnainer up-tord^te.  Kjur  Kxvesls  CaU   tAgain  ._������t_  Headquarters tor Mining Men,  Lumbermen^ Ranchers, Tourists  and Commercials.  \  1st Bm Moran  ttop.  s_a  mmmmmmmJt  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  , -, ��������� |. i.  8IR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.. L h. D., D.C.T., Frenldent  ALBXANDER 3_AIRDf General M_nn_cr JOHN AIRD, Ans't General Mutineer  A  m% mm m% ��������� W  fiGpau  Done by  Changed Their Minds?  Jiidging from t\ oommurication  W. A.McMurtrie received last week,  from the aeorotary of tho Dominion  Railway GommiBaion the Ureat  Northern havo abandoned, for tho  present at any rate, thoir intention  wreck their Port HUl-Croflton lino.  On behalf of himself Mr. MoMnr-  trio laid beforo tho Commiaaion tho  propnaed removal of tho railway  .once, and following if? a copy of a  lottor from tho Great Northern to  tlio aeorotary of tho Railway Commiaaion.    It rendu:  CAPITAL, $15,000,000    RESERVE FUMD. $13,500,003  FARMERS' BUSINESS  The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every  facility for the transaction c( their banking business, including  the discount and collection of sales notes. Blank sales notes  ire supplied free of charge on application, *-*3  0. G. BENNET T  Manager Creston Branch  ������'    ������*   I^'ijiinrtsic:  Tb������ (urtttmfiictlou of work   woll done  In ;������r<������ lonu; aftor tho prlew l.  fortfott. n  'I beg to advi_o that T am in-  Htruoled to infoiiii yon that notli-  inn will he done in regard To the  removal or t-ne ieneo roiorrou m������ l������.y  Mr. MoMurtrio for roiuo timo to  como. If the question nhonld come  ii-p lal/or attention will ho called to  rn.������������i,^nr*v ir?.>v!"iJ������1- WimileHiiK the ro(|iunnt of Mr. MoMurtrio and  ������������t/l ������ie-ov1im/dottri are renponulnle for | other ranehei*H eiioui, iei.uiiK lie;  the Iomh of aliuiio number af eliloleimrt I preM<ini/ieiu*e looiain. T ������,.u_u l\>\���������  occoi-dlng to Home of our friendH.        .| will he iMitiafaotory."  ������* i$$e'e&������&**������'t_:tto-'������^^ c&eeac e-c-:c c*e t%>  US  'K,  i  t_  t  'I'tie Uontuieiiuu iiiioii <,'��������� l.<������t 11...  hiin e.nouah ore an������l concentrate** on  hand to uhlp a carloml per -lay for the  next threo monthii.  v  %  t  Transfer, Livery and ���������Fsou *nU���������i_o  Shipment of McLnugliii Sleighs and Cutter? on'Hand  TEAM   Si-E'GHS  Harness, Sinftlc and Double und Supp ics on Hand  Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness  Slcit. hs and Cutters COAL FOR SAL.K  r>  '������fe -&4.-S1 *������*S>'S **&& ���������������������  . McCreath, Prop,  i  %  K  %\  *���������  t  Btiftnr Aven������������ t.us xi  *%' X&W,��������� CKEStOH, is.:%}*y  m.  , :.i  is*.-  lifts-  sr-. ������������������  IK  P*'  P  Hyp.  i  r_r  I__  _���������!  to  I!'. i>:  i_?y  ESS  IK.  ___,.  m-  ���������ttl.r  .  P  ������_.:  lis*!--  KJ^ ��������� ���������  If  if  ���������ST  II. _ -  i  IK.  m  It*.  K. .  &*_���������-  l*o  Iii  I  _  I  IP!-  All  Pll  ___; ���������*'���������-���������  _a  r  ^:  HPrii_j_      f _?!���������__  s  P  _ ik_ S __i at _ _   _  Xd_U-tve.  OF  Stairs  %  By Cyrus Townsend Brady  Copyright by Cyrus Townsend    j  Brady J  .of  aptain Mattnews was alert and ready   I tell ye, mates;   he's with us!"  course.   Presently he put the ship  -#  i Continued)  -Think of my long and faithful service," 1 urged, "and of your gracious  frieif_ship for me, often expressed"  "You yourself forgot  it tonight."  "Tor God's sake," 1 cried desperately as I heard her go, "just one word/'  Do you beg forgive-  -anything'"    I finished iu  "An apology?  ness?"  -?** v .������ CO  confusion.  "I will Lot'listen. I wish to convince you ot" the enormity of what  you have don", the grossness..of your  presumption. 1 will give you time for  quiet reflection, sir."  ���������*I am convinced already," I urged  hurriedly.  "'So easily?" she mocked.  ".Madam, if you love life and honor  I pray ycu hear me. It is not of myself I think, but of you. You are in  grave peril." returned I with the utmost seriousness.  -What peril?"'  Tliere was a note of alarm in her  voice in spile of her effort to be indif-  ferei-.- 1 seized upon its promise eagerly  -The men of the ship���������they are uot  what they should be. Captain Matthews is "alone- Pimball is a villain.  1-trust no one "out���������"  "And is this the plea on which you  seek enlargement?"  ������������������That is the only plea."  "You did not discover this danger  __til 1 locked you tip, did you?"  "1 tell you that it is not for myself  I fear, but for you," i persisted.  "And  was  it for that you  insulted  me  on the    quarterdeck    before the  men?    I will hear no more.    It is a  foolish plea.   The men are devoted to  ��������� me and���������"  "For God's sake, Mistress l>uey,"  I cried, but this time she was gone.  1 heard the door of her cabin shut  violently- There was no help for it.  Well, I must devise some way unaided, for I must get out for her sake. The  cabin was lighted by an air port closed  by a deadeye. I measured it, drawback the thick glass and examined the  opening, although I knew it was a fu-  iiie proposition. A slender boy might  have slipped through, but not a man  such as I. My mighty thews and sinews and great bulk required a door,  anu no small one either.  -The wind had ceased blowing hard  outside, and some spray came in  through the port as the waves slapped  the side of the ship. I closed and secured it. There was nothing to be gain-  - ed there. I must seek some other way.  I was not weaponless. Nobody had  thought to search the cabin, and a  brace of pistols which I always kept  loaded and ready for an emergency  were locked securely in my chest.  My hanger hung at the side of my  berth. The door was a strong one. It  was locked and barred without. 1  might have broken it down; I could  have done so if I had had space  enough in which to run and hurl myself against it. I^might even have  kicked it to pieces with my heavy seaman's boots. Certainly I could easily  have blown the lock oft with my pistol, but any of these endeavors would  have roused the ship-  I had one other hope. It Captain  Matthews should come to the cabin I  would appeal to him For the rest I  determined not to sleep that night.  Some strange foreboding possessed  me.  We were near the latitude and longitude of the island we were seeking.  If, indeed, there wore such an island  as was thought to be, and it wouJd  be a good time for an outbreak, especially since I was removed. Would :t  come that night? Would it come nt  all?   Was 1 mistaken in the men?  I have often wondered why women  wore made, and since they wore mado.  why men should he such fools about  them. Here I was helpless just because I had snatched a kiss from one.  And now that I nni in the mood for  confession, I might as well say that I  fully rejoiced in flint klfis-  Well, whatever happened, I had tlio  memory of that. kiss. She would never  forgive mo. Of <*oiii'ho thorp wan absolutely no hopr- that she would roturn  my >_uit. ovon iu h_r poverty, .sue was  _ uuL i'or iiiich as I, and If thero waa  anything iu this old huccanoor'a parchment, if there was an inland and If she  did got ihe ireutnirc, why, tlio world  would bo at hor foot again. And T,  llli_ tho fool I wuh, wuh helping hor to  l**<*t it, to bring It about. I was marl,  iiyo, mad. with impotent helploHsnons  11.;; t   ;j ���������;*_'.  I mil tliere l/i the dark, no light, l,o-  Ing voucl'hiifiMl to uio. and tho light.-]  In the outer eiihln not, having been  lighted lor a Jong timo. The wind roHo  and roHo. The Hhip wan pitching madly. My room wnn on the utarlionrd  nl-ie of the enblii and pi'C.-'cnlly 1 heard  all  hand-- called  to roof ������ho topiuill-**.  about, and with the canvas oit of her  she was steadier. There did not seem  to      be  any  especial   danger  in  tho  weather, and for that I was thankful.  I must have dozed. I was awakened  by  the  last echoing of the bell forward.   I didn't know what time it was,  because I didn't know whether I had  heard it begin to strike, but I could  { count three couples, which meant that  j it was  11  o'clock at least..  I  didn't  i know,   of  course,  that  it   was   eight  j bells, midnight, until the voice of the  ! boatswain   came   to  me   through  the  i bulkhead   that   separated     the   cabin  from the quarterdeck:  "A���������a���������all the port watch!"  I could hear the men below grumbling and cursing as they turned out.  They had evidently been sent below  to  the  hammocks  after the  topsails  had been reefed for a couple of hours  ii..    I eouid hear scraps of conversation.  ".NTow!"  ���������Kill him!"  "This is the best time!"  "The old man's alone!"  What I heard niied me with dismay.  I picked up the pistol and pointed it  at the lock in the door���������1 had made  my mind, come what might, to blow  oft live lock and get free. Before I  could press the trigger I heard a call  on the deck above me. a shot, a rush  of feet, a scuffle, a _;roan, a fall!  "With you!" said I, loosening my  hold on the pistol, but taking good  care to keep ready. "I am with you,  all right. What do you propose? I  am sick of the treatment M received,  and���������"  "We want that treasure for ourselves."  (To be Continued)  CHAPTER VII-  Wherein I Bargain For a Woman  What had happened I could well  guess. Captain Matthews had been  attacked. He had promptly shot one  of ihe mutineers and thereafter the  rest had got him. My first impulse  was to blow open the lock of the door  and rush to his rescue, but wiser counsel prevailed, and I did nothings. I  am, I think, somewhat cool headed in  a crisis, and surely this was one. I  could wait. A loaded pistol was better than an empty one, and to deal  with me they would have to come to  me for whatever purpose they might  entertain, either to murder me or to  release me. In either event -I could  do more than if I rushed into the fray  now. I could not help Captain Matthews. I was sure that whatever fell  nun^os������ t_.s,,r mi^ht entertain .for __v  little mistress would be in abeyance  until they had settled with me.  I listened with every nerve strained  to the utmost. I also waited most anxiously for the opening of the after  cabin door, which was-her own, but  she must have been in a sound sleep,  indeed, for the door did not open. Evidently she had heard nothing. I waited. It w-as not an easy task, but I  judged it best.  Fortunately, I had not long to Avait,  for in less time by far than I have  taken to tell it the hatch was opened  and the heavy booted men clattered  down the companionway. The key was  in the lock outside, and I could hear  them turn it- I loosened my sword,  which I had slung by its belt around  my waist, picked up the two pistols,  sent my back up against the side of  the ship and made ready for whatever  came.  The door was pushed open abruptly  and I saw the cabin was crowded with  ���������men. At least half the crsw were  gathered there, anu it was a little  cabin, the Rose of Devon, being but a  small ship. Tha rest, I guessed, were  on watch. I could not see the boatswain. Evidently he had the deck.  The vessel couldn't be left unwatched  on such a night as this and in such  a sea, and he was the Attest man to  take charge of her. The steward had  lighted the cabin lights, several of the  men carried lanterns which they had  brought from the forepeak, and others  had drawn their sheath knives- There  was plenty of illumination to show  their villainous faces.  They were surprised to find me so  prepared, and I gave them no time to  recover.  "The first man," I hissed out, "that  steps across that threshold without  permission gets a bullet through  him!"  "We mean you no harm, sir," spoko  out ono who seemed to be a ringleader, a man rated as boatswain's  mate, who~o name was Glibby.  "What are you doing hero?" I asked, "in th _ cabin at this time of  night?"  "Softly, softly, sir." replied Glibby;  "wc are hero to ask questions, not to  answer 'om."  "What do you moan?" I cried.  "We are masters of tho s.ilp."  "Captain Matthews?"  "lie will captain no moro ships on  tlili. or any other sous," answered  GUbby, with truculent oniphusis.  Now, It rose in my mind to shoot  him then and thoro, nnudo.oUH brute  that ho was. If T had been alone perhaps I would havo dono it without  reckoning tho consequences to myself,  but I had another to think of. Unless  craft; ntnorl mo in good stood her case  was hopeless. And bad as Glibby was,  Pimball was tho chiof villain.  "Serves him right!" I broke out  with woll ������������������imulated hont. "lie disrates  mo aim looltfl mo up horo for rtonlin;:  a kiHH from a maid, and���������"  "Spoken llko a man of nplril, MiBter  Mampdon!"  cried  GUbby.  "What did  A Wise Banker  North   Dakota   Banker   Who   Jieiped  Boys to Learn Something of Pure  Bred  Stock  in Ward county, North Dakota, is a  banker who has shown true philanthropy and wisdom. He bought a carload of pure bred gilts and distributed  theni among the boys in the county  who promised to care for them according to the advice of County Agent  W. A. Peek. In the fall the boys  could buy the sows at their actual  cost, or thev were to give the sows  back to the* banker, hut they could  keep the increase. Some of the boys  bought their sows and those wko did  did not had the pigs as their own.  The banker bred such sows as were  returned to hint and again put them  out with boys in the county.  In this way tiie boys learned how to  handle pure bred stock, and were  shown the superiority of blood and  proper care. They cams in personal,  touch with the county agent who was  able to teach them much more than  pig feeding. They got a substantial  reward for their work, and a start that  will mean much in the "future.  The banker did a most excellent  thing for the boys and for the county. The boys are the future farmers  ���������and will have money to deposit in  his bank, we hope. Is there not a  suggestion in this for many a banker  or successful business man who takes  pride in his county? And may not a  wise father get a hint that will keep  his boys on the farm?���������Successful  Farming.  ������ X t       << I  Berlin.Shows Big Population Decrease  The Berliner Tagebaltt prints some  interesting figures showing a marked  decrease in the population of Berlin.  *������n April I, this year, the population  of Berlin proper was 1,968,719, against  '��������� 061.733 at the beginning or the same  month in 1914. During the month of  April, this year, there was a further  decrease of 14,574 persons. Of these  13,131 were males and 1,443 females-  Of course, says the Tageblatt, this decrease can really be attributed to the  fact that so many of Berlin's citizens  are at the front.  There also has been considerable  decrease in traffic. Figures just prepared show that in April,. this year,  the street railways carried 47,642,723  passengers, which i3 five millions and  a half less than in April, 1914. The  elevated and underground roads carried 6,234,750 passengers, being a decrease of 1,600,000 compared with the  same period in the previous year. Tax-  icabs and other vehicles carried 1,-  663,586 persons, being a decrease of  nearly five millions.  If Holland Entered  Germany is undoubtedly very vulnerable on her Holland frontier. Were  Holland to be goaded into belligerency  by German attacks on her merchant  ships or by other infringements upon  her rights, it would be unfortunate for  the enemy. Not only would German  territory thereby bo at once thrown  open to invasion by Dutch, British and  French troops, but also the Scandinavian countries would be almost cortain  to follow in the wake of Holland's action. Denmark, Norway and Sweden  would not find it to their advantage to  remain neutral when all their neis.v  bors were at war. They would join in  the wolf hunt. Their striking force  would be no small one, but much more  telling upon tho enemy would bo tho  ending of their commercial rolations  with him.���������Toronto Mail and Empire.  "Why, Tommy!" exclaimed tho  Sunday school teacher, "don't you  say your pruyera overy night before  you go to bod?"  "Not any more," replied Tommy.  "I used to when I slopt in a folding  bed, though."  To Disperse Poison Gas  Invention     Will    Force    the    Deadly  Chlorine Over the Heads of Men  at Front  Sir Hiram Maxim has completed an  Invention which is a reply to the German poison gas methods of warfare.  Exhaustive tests have been made in  trenches under conditions as nearly  as possible to those in Flanders, aud  it is understood tha*. the war office is  \-_t-.T    _������_.*-._ hlir   imnroccii/l    ������������'U"l-i   tha   5*i-  vontion.  Sir Hirani Maxim says that the poisonous fumes are chlorine gas. "Chlorine gas," he says, "when in pure state  at one atmospheric pressure weighs  two and one-half times as much as  air. In escaping from high pressure  to atmospheric pressure the chlorine  necessarily rises, mixed with a lot of  air, and by the time it is twenty feet  away from the discharge pipe the  ratio is five volumes of air to one of  chlorine.  "The specific gravity is correspondingly reduced, and by the time the  fumes reach our trenches there is one  hundred times as much air as gas-  We know that to be approximately  true, because if a soldier breathed a  chlorine mixture of one in twenty he  would not live more than a few minutes. Scientific men have tried to  neutralize the effects of the gas by  respirators, "but you might just as  well think of filtering alcohol out of  water with a piece of wire gauze as  try to separate chlorine from the -'.t-  mosphere by such a device."  Sir Hiram called "these gauze  things" "aspsrators"���������short for "exas-  perators." That sums up his estimate  of their utility.  It is not permissible to give away  Sir Hiram's secret, but it is said that  the invention will force the poisonous  fumes over the heads of men in the  trenches.  "I do not think that the British," he  said, "should descend to the use of  poisonous gases, and I am convinced  that the enemy will not continue their  use once he finds how easily and how*  cheaply the fumes may be dispersed.  "Another device I am engaged upon  relates to the defence of our trenches  against the bayonet. It is upoa a wholly new principle, but I am not at liberty to describe it. In fact," Sir Hiram continued, "I have my pocket full  of new inventions. At the age of  seventy-five my day is one of seventeen hours and I want to give that  time to serving the country."  Some. Doi-fts For  Drivers ������f Horses  American  Society   For  Prevention  og  Cruelty to Animals Issues  I   _->������!_*���������   ���������' "  Timely advice is given in a leaflet  entitled "Hot Weather Hints i'or  Horse Users," issued by the American  Society Por the Prevention of Cruelty  to Animals. Here are some of the  hints which might well be pasted ia  the hat of every driver: .,  Don't overload the wagon.  Don't speed your horse.  Use well fitting; light weight harness, loose fitting collars and opec  bridles.  -.. On long haulis allows periods of rest ~  in the shade. '  At the first sign of exhaustion sto_  and bathe the animals.bead'and:neck  ! with cold water. (Here directions are  giveii for -.'treating sunstroke).  Allow a liberal quantity of clean  water to drink, provided the horse is  worked or-exercised immediately after  drinking.  . Carry a pail and sponge to frequently wash or swab the animal's nose,  mouth and face.  Give a warm bran mash on Wednesday nights in addition to the one given  on Saturday nights.  Avoid .'all grades whenever possible.  "Relieve harness -pressure from  sores.  Remove collar and shoulder 'pads  froto harness every night, wash pressure surface with warm water, an&  soap and hang out in the sun to dry  before putting them on the animal.  Supply two sets of pads for use on alternate days. If this is done sore conditions will be. entirely prevented.  Peed properly, study the individual  horse and determine just how much  nourishment is required to keep it in  serviceable condition and health.  Don't underfeed or save on bedding,  blankets, shoeing, or employ incompet-  ent^help in order to save money.  __on:t practice a false economy,  which invariably results in weak,  lame, sore or enfeebled animals.  Plenty of light, fresh air, good food,  pure water and proper housing are as  necessary to the. horse as they are to  the human being-  The Sultan���������1 wunt to speak to  you about the light of tho harem.  Grand Vizier���������Tho beautiful Fa-  tima?     *  Tho Sultan���������No, the gas hills.  They're  getting too  darned  high.  *mp i  i       ��������� in_n m     IFllwrn.   --[  An illustration of thrift is contained  in the story at' a Scotswoman who had  boon promised a present of a now bonnet by a ludy. Before tiio made tho  ���������irohuse, tho lady called and asked  tho good woman: 'Would you rather  havo a felt or a straw bonnet, Mrs.  MucDuff?"  "WcqI," said Mrs. MacDuff, "I think  I'll talc" a Htrao ano. It'll mayho bo n  mouthful to the coo when I'm dono  wi' It." ���������  A War Dog Story  -5y ��������� ,,ax rwnuweu. rui iuiics or a ooia  ier and Rescued His Master  When Wounded .  One of the best dog stories-of the  war, and with the .additional merit of  being absolutely true, is told us by  Mrs. Armar Corry, who. personally met  the hero thereof at the" American hospital at Neuilly. This dog, named  Fend l'Air, belonged to an Algerian  soldier called to the colors. He managed to get on board his master's  ship and landed at Marseilles with  him; crossed France to Belgium, .c-  companied him in the great retreat  and also in the victory of the Marne,  and shared with his soldier owner  the life in the trenches. One night the  trench was blown up by a" shell, and'  the man was buried, wounded, in a  mass of earth. Fend l'Air scented out  the exact place where his master lay,  started digging, and at last got his  head clear, and then barked continually until he summoned some stretcher-  bearers. These dug tho wounded man  out of the earth, and he was taken  eventually to Neuilly, where the  American hospital relaxed the rules  so as to admit the dog as-woll as his  master. And the man is now recovering and owes his life directly to the  faithfulnes- of Fend l'Air.���������Field and  Fancy.  Emerson on England  Mrs. Rooney, on going ovor to Mrs.  Finnerty, found that lady hnd hung  some new lace curtains on (he windows, and tho floor was all sorubbod,  ami everything cleaned up, so she  nnid:  "Mrs. Finnerty, 'tis not spring. Why  aro you cleaning tho house?"  "Ah, but tho boys arc going to bo  let out of sing Sing tomorrow*."  "The boys aro going to ho lot, out of  Sing Sing tomorrow, but tliey wore  sent up for ton years, and It'is only  seven now."  "Ah, yes, hut each of them got off  throo years for good behavior, Mrs.  Itoonoy." .  "All, Mrs. FJiinorty, what a blessing  ynn have two such good boyn."  Tho motorbus -tapped and, lho conductor looked oarnestly up tlio stopo,  but no one descended, and at laint ho  stalked up impatiently.  "Rro, you," l.o said to a man on  top, "don't you want. Wostmlnfltor _b-  boy?"  "Y������**V was tho reply.  Drug Clork���������Thoy Won't lot mo go "Well," retorted the conductor,  to war, yot, l'vo go(, to titiind behind a "eouio down for it. I can't bring Jt  mortar all day long. on tho hiui for you."  Mother  of  Nations,  Whose   Influence  For Good Will Endure  I feel in regard to this aged England  with the possessions, honors and trophies, and also with the infirmities,  of a thousand years gathering around  her irretrievable- ^><>i}������^*- -������������������������ <>,������^/i__i������������  changed; pressed upon by the transitions of trade, and new and all incalculable modes, fabrics, arts, machines  and competing populations���������  I see-' her in dispirited, not weak,  but well remembering that she has'  seen dark days before; indeed, with :.  kind of instinct that she sees a little  better in a cloudy day, and that i.  storm of battle and calamity she has  a secret vigor and a pulse like cannon.  I see her in her old age, not decrepit, but young, and still daring to  believe in her power of endurance  and expansion.  Seeing this, I say, All hail, Mother  of Nations, Mother of Heroes, with  strength still equal to the time; still  wise to entertain and swift to execute  the policy which the mind and heart  of mankind require at tho presect  hour, and thus only hospitable to the  foreigner, and truly a home to the  thoughtful and generous, who are born  in the soil.  So be it!    So lot it be!  ������������������     II    llHI-     l_ ��������� ���������__H__M_._-_M-Wa_._i  Lord Haldane as -'Chain Smoker*  "Two ounces of tobacco a week  which Dr. Davies, medical officer of  health for Woolwich, thinks Ib  enough for the average smoker, would  not satisfy more than 10 por cent, of  my customers," says a well-known tobacconist In the London Mall.  There are "chain shiokers," wbc.  light thoir bigaifl or cigarettes continuously from the dying glow of the  last. Lord llaldano Ib uaid to bo n.  "chain smoker," and bo wan Klnjr  liJdward VII. Edward Ray, tho golf'  er, smokes ono, ounce of tobacco a.  day, and never, ho declared, haa he  rogrottod It.  Rescued  "Aftor tlio last ono of tho trawlorn  had been bombardi.il by <i-i������ch shells  and wan burning furiously, thoro appeared oh the dock a white dog. Our  Officer immediately ordered a boat'.*  crew out, and, at coiiHidorublo rink,  the animal wan takon off. It In with  us fltill."���������From tho Standard.  Breaks the  Silo  Record  So far aa Is known, tho silo which  John Edwards, who Uvea near Englo  wood, Kan., is building will bo the  largont In the world. It will be fl-lj*  ff>������*-t hi nil, llfty foot jicror.n r.nd fi*tui.L.  feet in tlio ground. Whon complete*  it will bold 2,i������i.u tona of onullago. Mr.  I-dwiirdM owno 10,000 lieod of cuttlo-���������  Kamam City Journal.  __________    ____*Mh  _|i'~uiii|ii.'ii> <^55_53W  .jjjtoj^A    ItfjjjMih  mmmam "                 HiS  IB              ._________������ JMW %|^H| HI ^MMtfMMD ^Okf"  BH BBB     p~������ ii7%__4      mm E3 m* *>*   *"-*  w������ *_���������_..__.     ���������* SSf   _S___J ������__ E3L-V mrBSSm  ������!!__>  _r* "4*  _".  '���������   ^mmrnW    ^WHI^   ^QLl#%lW  \  i*ti,������������������wM*������miw������i������>*^^  ''"������"*"' *"  _______  _____B__S_  ____!__  ���������_____���������_&_______  ______  &h#*m<tivAt*H**t**tG > tf V,W] ** ���������THE HE VIEW, C31ESTON. 15; G.  m ai*_?  -���������" ������%#__    ������������-4r__A4������   ������������M____<9__rpW   .. f  than Smallpox/" Army- |  cx_itftencena80c'9a&sinHcu' |  0*__r Great, Water Powers  G���������Cy.* s_d hArssless jssiss cf AKt������ts.,j>_CM_"^r*scci__UC22*  ' B. vaccidited NOW by you. shysidhjvjr'ott aEi  Tour family. It Is more vital than bouse Insurance.  Ask your physician, drugelst, o* send for.."Hava  you hs. Typhoid?" telline ol Typhoid Vaccine,*'  Results bom u_e, and danger from Typhoid Carriers, r  SHE CUTTE5 Lft-ORATfiSV, BplKSiJ-Yf CA__ "  rfiiiSuCiiiA mteiaii ��������� aSRbnS iinSEn ii. S. S5������. nSSESS-  /_.S  turs  J_9%.  I  would  you  household    coi  any    other  odity���������with  an eye to full value.   *  Wlien you buy EDDY'S  Matches you receive a generously filled box of Sure, Safe  Lights.  xii-n   m.- _rJ  Silent Parlor Matches  t .   UUIC  New and Second Hand Safes  Some fine new and second-hand  Safes, Cash Registers, Computing  Scales, etc, cheap. F. H. Robinson,  50  Princess street; Winnipeg.     :';  . ���������    MOTHERS'Y'-aaa-a.  Don't   fail -to-procure.  MRS. W.SL0WS SOOTING SYRUP  For   Your   Children.  While   Teething A  It soothes the Child, Softens the Gums,  A'.'avs the Pairs, Dispels ^.Vind Colic, and  is   the  Best  Remedy   for infantile . Diar 7  rhoea. ��������� ������������������-.���������-'���������  T^NTY-FIYE CENTS A BOTTL-   a: a   ;  districts oil the western slopes* of the Alps have been ruined in'this .way, and hundred of farms  have entirely disappeared. Widespread  devastation from this cause was also  seen.ih. China, where the wood cutters  in search of fuel for the dense population, * completely stripped the forest  cover from the hill slopes over immense areas -which now are deserts-  This destructive prpce_- is going forward very rapidly in the southern ap-  palachiau region of the United States.  The loss is estimated at some tan millions a. year. According to experts a  field lying at ah angle of twenty degrees, can be totally destroyed, having all the soil washed off after a hundred ploughings, and it is estimated  that in Kentucky, where cultivation is  scarcely more than a hundred years  j old, jone-tenth of the arable soil has  been destroyed and that a considerable  'portion of this cannot be restored in  any v.'ay.   \  A warning is issued that this danger is threatening on the mountain  slopes in British Columbia. A strong  plea is made that the sides of the  mountains shall not be depleted of  their forests either by the axe or by  -lire. . Fortunately a. vivid. interest lias  now been awakened in Canada in the  preservation of the forests.���������Montreal  Family Herald.'  Settlnd-Aside  Large  Forest Reserves  -   Nn Canada to Protect Rivers  In the annual report of the commis-  fcionof conservation for the past year,  it is .shown'that very earnest efforts    .   , ,_.,  ^-s^.^.  3re being made to protect many of ihe   ^'f4?e11^^������  important  rivers   in   the   country   by i '^VJ__S_^^_a_i  setting aside large areas about their    "'"*  water heads as permanent forest re-'  serves.   The action of the government  in this connection is wqrthy of commendation.   It 'is a matter of common  knowledge that the equalization of the  flow'of rivers is largely dependent on.  thickly wooded lanes.   Apart from the  ".v/UUV-    ttJ   iltciij    1IU1I1    Ut.VUSLaLt.Ci    15.1"  est lands, is the" fact that the land "itself���������especially if in mountainous regions���������is often -reduced to perpetual  barrenness by the washing away of  soil owing to  the  removal  of forest  >__WBBE������r?=-K_-_=S  I-fer vous. sick headaches tell  o_ exii������_-S-_������rt nerves, and warw  you of approaching prostration  or paralysis. By cnrlfcliliig- tlfo  blood _>_. Chase's Nerve Vtiod  rcstoi'es the wasted nerve cells  and thoroughly cures b_--(la_l-es,  sleeplessness ami other nervous  disorders.  GO Cents a. Box, a!l Dealers, or A-'-"  KCdmanson, Bates _. Co., -Limited,  Toronto.  ja.   *������s  **e  ing steers  With Roughage  -***  !&&JmM~--2m^~  Great is the Tin Caii  >r  Newspapers As An  Advertising Medium  Piain Talk  From  a  Man Who  Knew  "     the Business  "Present-day newspapers are a better advertising medium than ever before. They have a more gripping national" power, a power ��������� that; should  ba studied by every thinking advertiser," Joseph, H. Finn, of Chicago, told  delegates attending: the annual < convention of the Associated Advertising  Clubs of the World. -  Mr.- Finn spoke of the "Newsjpaper,-  the Advertiser, and the Advertising  Agent,"   He declared that advertising  IS    LtiB   xxQ >y S   txvtjixt,   xxxk.x _,__c������utv������_-.i_-������3    auu  that there was nothing closer to-the  hearts of the reading public than the  ''live news- concerning buying opportunities."    .'.-���������-  "I believe in the efficiency of  newspaper advertising," said Mr.  Finn,"because I have seen what it  can do in such a variety of lines, covering such a divergency of propositions, , that the possibility of luck or  accident must be eliminated from  consideration-  "It is the paper which publishes  the true news that pays* the advertiser  t>'est," theyspeaker said.  flf_t__._-_-__.___k__: ���������^ ---.-. *    y_ _^_ _       - -   _  S_?���������S__ ������*SoS vaunoi oe %_ur$���������_  &y local applications, as- they cannot reach t_9 &&.  nnd portion or the ear. There Is only oae way us  eur* dea������_ess, and that Is bf constitutional remedial.  Deafness la. caused by aa lnHamed Conditio;, of tht  *������������������"*'������������������ .._���������_������: C_ M.C _.'..S.SC_w������i. xuu. n-jzen iojfl  tube Is inflame! you bare a rumbling sound or Impulse, hearing, and when it is entirely closed. Deaf-  _css is the resu'.t. and units. Uie i-u_i_m_tlo_ can ba  taken out and thB tub* restored to tta normal cond.  Oon. hearing will be destroyed forever; nine cases  est ol tea are caused -by Caurrh. which. la nothing  ami _u inuameu condition oi the mucous -urraces-  :���������_ We vill give One Hundred Dollar- for any caw ol  Deafness (caused by catarrh) that cannot be otma  Of Hall'a CatstTh Cure.   Send for circular., frea,  _ ' ?. J. CHEKr.'. _c CO.. rojsoa. <i.  ���������<ld by Drusstets. 75c.  ������__��������� EUU's.-'amUy Plus __- e_sstu������t!s_.  Not Only  Does  It  Well  Serve Civilization,  but Sets  Civilized  Man  Apart From Barbarian  The'tin can is the emblem of civilization. Its absence, says World's  Work, defines the savage. Its use sets  apart from barbariaus the modern,  forehanded, sanitary man. It is civilization's defence against the leanness  of lean years and against the attacks  of carnivorous germs.  It is important, therefore, that one  of the most ���������completely exhibited  things at the Panama-Pacific-Exposition at San Franciscp is. the. tin,can,  both in its manufacture and in its use-  It has been'improved in the last ten  years. The top and bottom are no longer sbldeted on���������th^y a:re criinped oh,  so that no corrosion can result from,  acid contents. -A  Cans are now sealed ih a vacuum,  so that no bacterial change can be set  up within. The processes in thes_s directions have been vastly improved.  And the machinery for makirg cans  and thei machinery for filling and seal-  lTin*  t Vl dm   l.������.v_,  K_nn  n_l*i*o_^arl   ntitf.l   +lh rt  process in each case is no*w a continuous process, and a process wholly  mechanical, in which the workmen  share with their hands only to pull           ......._J.   **~.^.^*.^x.  ^ v cl _   aim  aujuat,  n������rjjaiai.u0.  Nearly all children are-subject-to  worms, ana many are born with them.  Spare them suffering by using Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator, the best  remedy of the kind that can be had.  War Pictures Barred From Ontario  No war pictures, real or faked; can  be presented by tho "movies" in.Ontario. This is the decision-reached by  tho provincial board of censors, who  have been in communication with the  militia: department. Pictures of  troops .-marching, with bands playing  and colors Hying, are permitted, but  all films professing to represent the  ghastly scenes of actual bloodshed���������  the large majority of which tho censors have raaaon to suspect are  ���������'.aked"~-wiU not bo permitted. Tho  order 1i1eees1.it.u_ed tho recall of certain war scenes alleged to ba ropio-  ductiona of hapiionlngs in Belgium.���������  Toronto Globe.  .-'-. A Word to Manufacturers  Is the mercenary instinct to rise  above patriotism? All Canadian manufacturers should be thinking about just  now is how to help the empire and do  their bit toward crushing the Ger-  ymans. If shells can be better made in  -England than in Canada let them be  made there. If Canadiah .labor can be  employed to greater advantage in England than in Canada, while parts of  the empire are straining every nerve  to respond to Lloyu George's call for  more munitions, then let it be employed there. It will be time enough to  think of profits when the war is over,  and we are placing new industries on  a permanent basis. Away with the  dominance of the almighty dollar!  While .Canadian blood is being spilt  abroad we at home should be thinking  of sacrifice rather than. gain.���������HamJl*  ton Spectator. *  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  A Present-Day Miracle  Sir William Lever, the millionaire  soap manufacturer, tells about a  rather uneducated man who came  out of church one day very much  impressed with what he had heard  there.  "A very extraordinary thing," said  he    to a friend.    "I have heard this  G.N- Main Line Ready by September  "The main line of thb*" Canadian  Northern Pacific railway wiii be ready  for operation by September," declared  Sir William Mackenzie in an interview. "Satisfactory progress is .being  made in the work of. providing the  necessary station and terminal facilities," he added, "and :we expect that  by the autumn .improyed-jconditions of  business will allow the inauguration  of a train service of a permanent character.  "I would get up and give you my  seat, miss," said the ruddy-faced man  in tiie crowded car, "but I don't feel it  to be my duty, I am old enough to be  your father."  "You hold your age and your seat  remarkably well, sir," replied the  young woman, grasping a strap as  the car lurched.  Mike (going down a ladder)���������Hold  on, Pat. Don't yez come on the ladder till Oi'm down.. It's ould and  cracked. ��������� N .  Pat (getting on)���������-Arra, be aisy. It  would serve th' boss right if he would  have to buy a new; one.  DAINTY FOOD  Turns Pale Cheeks to Pink .  Our best physicians of the present  day seek to cure patients by the use of  food  and   right   living,    rather  than  ^.n'.n-"-^'?1^���������1! n?������VJ.J.,i������nv������rt   heavy druB3. and this Is the true meth-  morning about how Lot s wile looked   nrt   /m. nnlv* frnTn n>fui rjtn fht% Wlv  back and turned into a pillar of salt."  "That's nothing!" answered the  friend- 'Tho other day my wife  was walking up the street when she  looked back und turned into a milliner's shop."  "You say you have no references as  a cook.   .How Is that?"  "Woll, you, see, mum I'vo always  itayod In, wan place until the people  died.''    ....  _^_ji_SS_-gBlflrW  i|j'-������i-li"iimwwiMi������iii'iw^iiiiiiiw  ��������� ^'���������'iii^it'yByvffiBBf  fllBEWv  ' A&P}><  Exhausted . From Asthma.���������Many  who read these words know the.ter-  rlblo drain upon health and strength,  which comes in tho train of asthmatic  troubles. Many do not realize, however, that thero is ono tv.uo remedy  which will sui'oly stop this drain. Dr.  J. D. Kollogg'B Asthma Remedy Is a  wonderful check to this enervating ailment, it has a countloss record of relief to its credit. It Is sold almost  oveiywhere.    *  A politician who was seeking tho  votes of a certain community in Ohio  to the end that ho might bo sent to  Congrons thought it worth whllo to  make mention of hlu humhln origin  ������i*id "Mii'ly etrngS'loH,  "I got my start In llfo by serving In  a grocery at three dollurs a week, and  yet I managed to save," he announced.  Whereupon a volco from    tlio audience queried: - "  ,    "Wan that before tho invention of  cu.m1i re'iii.U'.���������*.."  ������������������������������������mmmmmim***'*^'  m****t*H*i*#**vf***'*<  x*M,y##*������M*m*������m**#t**'  w. to. U. 1003  GIvIoq Proper Credit  Two Phlladelpliiann were talking or  tho 1'ortnnon of a, third donl'iva of that  city when ono said:  "Ills first, lucky ntrlkn was In r-ggo,  He bought 10,000 dozen at a low'figure, put them In cold Htorngo and nold  thorn at a profit of moro than .'100 per  c.nt.   Thnt wan the corner-tone of hlu  : BTiUit, loi'tiino."  "Ah!" exclaimed the other. "Thon  tiie buna laid it!"���������lIu.per'H Maga-  zluo-  od, for only from feed can the body  be rebuilt.  Many people, after living on poorly  selected or badly cooked food'i'or a  long time, and when their ailments be-  como chronic, expect the doctor, with  soma magic potency, to instantly rebuild them.  This Is not possible. The only true  mothod Is to turn as quickly as can be,  from poor food to good. A young lady  snys:'  "I was variously treated for my  nerves, stomach, lungs, otc, but nono  of tho treatments gave me relief.  "About a year ago when my appetite  failed completely and I began to have  sinking spells slmtllar to fainting, I  took all manner, of tonics and stimulants, but they woro of no effect. I had  been brought io quit drtnklng coffee  and taking PoRtum lit Its place and  gradually began to got a little bettor.  "Someono suggested that If I found  PoHlmn "fto beneficial I had better uso  Grupo-Nuts food, as they; were both the  children of ono brain, I commenced on  flrapo-Nuts food for breakfast, having  Postum with It. I found the food so  daliity. delicious, and appetizing that  I always looked forward to breakfast  with pleiuiurc.  "Shortly ni'iov commc-nHup* thlf'diot.  the wretched pain In my Bide was  uroatly relieved, and now, a year later,  It 1ms gone entlroly, also tho sinking  Hpclls; in fact, my pale cheeks havo  changod to pink, I'liavo gained back  more than tho twenty poumln I lost,  and am thoroughly well In every way."  Name given by Canadian Postum  Co.. Windsor, Ont. Head "Tho Koad to  Wollvlllo," In pkga. "Thcre'B a Itoa-  Hon."  Ever read ihe above letter? A new  one uppc&ra from time to time. They  are aft������u,ne, true, and full of human  Interest.  Demonstration    Conducted     in  North  Dakota of _nte~est to'Farmers  The   agricultural   extension   depart- \  ment of North Dakoca furnishes ihe  following       description     of     feeding  steers with roughage:  The object of this trial was to  show what results could be obtained  in utilizing the rough feed grown  'on the farms-in carrying out a systematic rotation of crops, including  corn; and alfalfa. The manure: produced to-be-returned to the farm.  The cattle were bought at South  St. Paul,. Nov. 5, 19.14. They, were not  of "extra grade, costing $5.85 per  cwt.,  and  averaging    775  pounds,  or  _ _ er 00   -**...,   i.-.r-���������-    - rnt. ���������   '_ *.    _ o   i..-.. s._-_  <p������t)..i������U.   .CI    UBitU..      ill.     .1101   ut    uujuig  and shipping but was a few cents  more than $2 per head, and the cost  Of shipping back. and selling a little  less than $3, making the total expense out. and back under $5. They  were shipped back to South St. Paul  and sold May 31, 1915.  Twenty-six head ������f_J.he best finished of theitwo cars,- averaging .1,05.4  pounds, sold for $8.35, which was the  highest price paid that day, and 22  head, averaging 1,067 pounds, brought  $7.65. This made an average of ,8c  per pound and an average weight of  approximately 1,060 pounds, or $85  per head.  One car of these cattle was fed on  the farm at Aberdeen, South Dakota,  and the other at Grand Forks, North  Dakota. They- were fed pratically  the v same feeds, but the Aberdeen  load was fed grain a little longer and  showed more finish. They were a  little lighter than the Grand Forks  cattle, but more of them sold for the  top price.  From November ' until January  these cattle were fed corn fodder ahd  sonde  alfalfa ' and  alfalfa was not very good as it was  the first year's crop and had a good  many weeds in it. _*_*o_a^.Janua_y on  they were- fed silage. and some grain-  We began by* feeding ear corn then  ground the corn, -cob and all. Later,  we shelled the corn before grinding,  and added barley or speitz, about  half ind half, but did not feed heavy  of grain. At no time did we feed all  the grain they would eat���������twelve to  thirteen po_*nds per head per day  being the most we fed. They were  fe-i all the silage they would eat,  whicli Was about 20 pounds per head  per day.  Our rseerds show that the 25 hen.d  at Aberdeen, in addition to silage,  alfalfa hay and some corn fodder,  were fed 215 bushels of corn which  was ground, cob and all, 50 bushels of  ground speitz and one ton of oil  meal. This was all ground and  mixed. Eighteen head of hogs following the cattle sold for' $253. '������������������������������������-  . The Grand Forks cattle were fed  grain in addition to silage and hay  for 74 days, during which time each;  ate^approximately: corn, 12 bushels;  barley, 9 bushels; hay, 700 pounds;  silage. 1.000' pounds. Allowin���������������aiar-  ket price for these feeds would be  about. $20 per head (silage figured at  $4 per ton). In addition hogs followed these cattle,- and there were  nearly 100 pounds of pork produced-  for each steer fed. Further there  is in the lots manure to cover 20  acres or more of the farm.*-  As to the cost of labor, it was  necessary to. have help on the farm,  and the cattle were attended to with  practically no additional cost.  While no attempt was'made to  conduct this work in a scientific way,  nor. to present the results as proving  any important facts, it is believed  that the demonstration Indicates that  it is possible to grow corn and alfalfa, build straw shades and silos,  and not necessarily lose time and  money in building up our soils.  It muy be added that every pound  of feed fed was grown on the farm,  that the cattle were not fed one feed  In a shed, and had only a- straw shed  for protection. The alfalfa hay was  not first class, as it was largely  from first year's seeding. The silage  was kept in a pit silo, and the silo  was refilled in March with dry fodder, and water added. This silage  is practically as good as silage put  In last fall while green.  SI&oe������y1f every Sp^rt  J  /M%? ff_VA_vTVfc������n|gg������  - -       r      fc^~     ~~f- ~mT~'  *Tp"*^   TT^^  tiltheramiri  tot  Keii-ing tor. Arms Plant  Is Not For Ss!e  No Amount of Money Which Anybody  Might Offer Would  induce the  Owners tj Sell  Curing the last few days there have  been very persistent rumors to the effect that Germany was seeking to purchase American ammunition    making  plants, not so much on account of any  shortage of ammunition for its own  armies as with a view to putting an  end      to  the   tremendous   shipments  which  are  going  forward  to  the  allies.      The    Remington    Arms-Union  Metallic Cartridge Company and the  Bethlehem Steel Company have both  been specifically named as objective  points of the German efforts.  .       But it now appears that there is not  other hay..   The ythe slightest chance of Germany securing a dollar's worth of interest in either of these two great concerns.:  r   Mr. Samuel F. Pryor, vice-president  and general manager of the Remington   Arms-Union   Metallic     Cartridge  Co., was seen today* in regard to the  persistent   rumors   that   have   lately  been in circulation, .to the effect that  offers made by a foreign government  for purchase of the properties of that  company were under   considerations,  and ihst the 9-dditions to the Ilion. and  Bridgeport   plants,   which   are   under  construction, are intended to be merely temporary and made only for the  performance  of special contracts en-  torpri tnfr������ 2.n.{i are not 'ntende'' for th"  permanent uses of the company-  Mr. Pryor was very emphatic in asserting that there was not the slightest foundation for these rumors; and  he pointed out that one story necessarily destroyed the other, because, if  a  sale  of  the  plants  and  properties  was   made,   the   additions   would not  be required for the purpose of enabling the company to perform its con-,  tracts; for the supply of arms and ammunition. '  .;   Mr. Pryor stated that no sum which-  might  be  offered   for  the  properties  would afford the slightest temntaticn  to the owner to dispose of them and  thus prevent the performance of exist- ^  ing contracts.   Mr. Fryor was equally  emphatic in asserting that the additions to the plants did not constitute  a mere temporary expedient, but were  largely made in accordance with tho  general  policy of expansion adopted  by the company before the outbreak  of the European war, and that this policy would not be Interfered with even  if the  war were to come to an end  tomorrow.     The     additions     to  tlio  piants    now   under   construction, are  of the most modern type and. of the  most substantial, durable and perman*  i ent  character.���������Commercial and Financial World, Now York, June 21.  The Oil of Power.���������It is not claimed  for Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil that it  will cure every HI, but Its uses are so  various that It jnay be looked upon as  a general pain killer. It has achieved  that greatness for Itself and all attempts to surpass It havo failed. Its  excellence la known to all who have  tested its virtues and learnt by experience.  received  very   bad  I fell from a building and  what the doctor called a  spruiiiud unkle, and told me ii must not  walk on it for throe weeks. I got  MINAllD'S LINIMENT and in six  days I was out to work ugain. I think  It tho best Liniment made.  ARCHIE 13. LAUNDRY.  Edmonton.  The following story was told at a  recent dinner ot the Pilgrim Publicity  association:  "A farmer had twonty omployoen on  liis furm, und un nono of them was as  cnoro;otlc as the farmer* thought ho  should be, he hit upon a plan which he  believed would cure them of tholr Ia_y  habits.  *' 'Men,' lie uaid one morning, M have  11 nice, cuuy Job for tho lu'/Jest man on  the farm. Will tho la-loat man ntop  forward?' lnntantly nineteen of tho  mon ntcppcd forward.  " 'Why don't yon slop to llio front  with dm rout?' Inquired (lie farmer of  the remaining one.  " 'Too much trouble,' ciimo the reply."  It Ih reporti'd that Marconi him Invented a device for pai-nly/tng the  motors of nornplanc-H by means of  wlreloMB.  Why Not?  Why cannot a unit of the red-coated "mounties" go forward with the  next contingent? A few hundred of  them for a nucleus and a thousand or  two more fearless westerners would  rally to .the standard, proud of the  privilege of goins to the front as a  Mouuted Police battalion. With aii  that has been said in song and story  of the R.N. W.M.P. surely this opportunity, of upholding tholr noble traditions is not going to bo allowed to  pass inactive, "The paths of glory  lead\but to the grave." Givo tho riders  of the plains their chance now, or ono  day it may bo forgotten to erect a  monument to tholr memory.���������Regina  Leader.  ' Sylvester Ward Divorced  Detroit, Ml_h.���������ftylvester Ward,  brother of tho alto Montgomery Ward,  tho mail order millionaire in Chicago,  was divorced by his wife, Minnie, lu  judge Sharped court on a charts*, ot  lion-fltipi.oi't. She Is OX and he i������ <������..  Tlio lnu'band said ho had only a life  interest, in a property valued at 1>50.-  ouu. ii. will iiuvc to pay $;jo a month  alimony.  iWH-HHWilil-i'illfc  m*m , s**s m*m**w ***$ t i^l      "^   t   msH^smt < - mm**/. .   *~���������tV0f���������V'  W/ATKRHROOF OOlXANt.  ANt������ CUFFO  ; fl<.iiintliiti-**   bctior   Hum   linen   und   liiff  laundry   HIM-      Wiuh   U   wiili_������������.*i������   ���������������_'������'  wriUU'.'   Ml   .toiv'i.   hv   ���������IIN'.Cl.     *-._!������  ������<yl������  .ME  MHLINQTOM  COMPANY   O.   CWMii*,  l.lrnll������<l ���������*���������  (Uk Frts*r i.v������n'ia>, V������r������nt������, OnUwHMI.  mmmmmmm  ���������-���������"-��������������� 'aa v ia._ij._-gr__3-i^i-_3g-:,^_^Tff_^^  I'lUtliUM'1***""  ft  K. ���������  Ia  IP  _&'���������  Tfais Week  -��������� ei.     ,s"***  Mayflower, Red Rdse  .and Mylotis ..  T__.j_.CJ urn  Tipperary Stationery  Glycerine Rose Soap  Glycerine Violet Soap  CASTILE SOAP in Bars  Creston Drug &Book Oo.  Phone 67  CRESTON  Llmitad  f^-O T?QTr_TNS  xJ .v..  Head   Offices  CALGARY; V \NCOU-  |     VER; EDMONTOa.  Dealers in  M E A 'i  Wholesale and Retail  Mrs.W,K,Brpw*n returned the latter  part of.the week from a short visit  Witu ii'i-UuS tit Saiiupoiufc, Idaho.  August 26th was payday at the Oregon Fruit Growers Union  when close  to $6,700 was paid out to local ranchers  for their Tuly shipments.  It. Lamont returned last week from  a "business and pleasure trip as far north as Edmonton. y.He.took in the big  fair while at the Alberta capital.  Parents having children to start  school this term, particularly those for  the primary room, are asked to have  them in attendance not later than  Sept. 1st,  Mr. and Mrs. Geo.Heald and Mr. and  Mrs. R. S. Bevan motored to Bonners  Ferry on Sunday, Aug loth, speut the  day with friends there, returning tha  same evening.  Archdeacon Beer of Kaslo will conduct divine services on Sunday, Sept.  5th, at II a.in. and 7.80 p.m. Holy  Communion will be administeredaft^r  the morning service.  The mill at Canyon City has been  running the full day shift for a couple  weeks past turning out about 45,000  feet a day. It will operate until the  middle of September at least.  ; The shooting.season for deer, geese  and ducks opens on Wednesday.  Grouse will not be available until the  15th this year. The limit is 12 birds  per day and four deer for the season.  Mrs. Havo of Coleman, Alberta, widow of the unfortunate Hugo Haro  who was cremated in the fire that destroyed his new residence at Corn  Creek last fall, was a visitor here the  ���������early part of the week.  A. Fan* was a passenger east on Saturday, with a ticket for Winnipeg. It  is possible he will enlist for overseas  service at some eastern centre, or re  turn to England for the purpose. He  recently sold his ranch to A. J. Collis.  Wi K^^eay^Of Medicine Hat * is  spending the week with S. A. Speers.  J.. K. Jaekson of Pincher Creek  spen^&'cbiiiple of days here last week.  15 e was onA a __i_tor trip ''to Spokane.^  yy^e-Ai^gbyteriiih Sunday School  picnic scheduled for Friday afternoon  last had to cancelled on account of  wet weather.  E. Botteril left oh Monday for Dids-  bury, Alberta, where--'he will be in  charcje of one of the grain oieyators at  that point this season.  A. B. Shannon of Wiilow Point, tho  new provincial weed inspector, paid  Creston another visit on Tuesday. He  went east the follwing day.  Mr. and Mr_.Geo. Johnson and Misses Zalla and Lyda Johnsonjreturned on  Wednesday from a three weeks' holiday**' in th������ Trout Lake country.  D. Alice. Who has been on the Bank  of Commerce stan cere for the past  two years, has been transfered to Calgary, Alberta, and goes east on Saturday.  Tt. v. Mr. Ma*hood of Crawford Bay  conducted nioruhig ^eryice in Christ  Church on Sunday morning. He was  a guest of Mr. and Mrs. F, K, Jackson  during his stay here.  Geo, Conway, steward on the Kuka-  nook and Capt. McKinnon, master of  the same craft, were hore between  trains on Wednesday, looking over  the former's ranch near Erickson.  The lawn social at Mrs. G. Cart-  wright's on Aug. 18th, in aid of the  Red Cross work, was the most successful yet held. Exactly $42 was turned  over to Mrs. St. Jean, treasurer, from  the function.  .  Pte. __. Maione, after a week's visit  with his wife and family here, returned to camp at Vernon on Thurday last.  He expects to be in the next draft for  overseas service, due to leave toward  the end c_ September.  Last week Creston Red Cross workers  made a shipment of goods to head-  Fish. Game.  Poultry.  and Oysters  in Season  We have the goods, and  our orices are reasonable  Bull for Service  Purebred Jersey Bull���������Brampton  Prince���������for service. Good producing  strain, Fee $5. STOCKS & JACKSON  Mountain View Ranch, Creston.  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining lights 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  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,500 acres v\ ill be leased to  one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of tho district in which  the rights applied for aro situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions oj sections, and in nnsurvey-  ed territory the tract applied for shall  he staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application must bo accompanied by a "fee of $5 whioh will be refunded if tho rights applied for aro not  ii v������ibible, but not otherwise. A royalty  shall bo paid on tho merchantable output of tlio mine at the rate of llvo cents  pci* ton.  Tlio person operating tho mino shall  furnish tho Agent with sworn returns  accounting for tho full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay tho  royalty thereon. If tho coal mining  rights aro not being operated, such  icturiiH should bo furnished at least  once a year.  Tin* \fftno will include tho coal mining  rip*-Ms only, but the le__oe may bo permitted to piircliiiHi- whatever available  Miirface rights may ho ncce-wiry for the  working of the mine at the rate of $10  an acre.  For full Information application  nhould be made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to any agent or Sub-Agent of  Dominion hntuhi.  W. W. CORY, Deputy Militate.-.i.  M.K.������������������ Unauthorized publication of thiH  ,uU'i-itiM-U'Ci.t, will not be paid for.  Creston Red Cross workers have decided on making a shipment of jam to  the Briiish Columbia hospital at the  front. Housewives should remember  this aud do up an extra iar or two���������or  as many as yon like.���������for this good  work.  Although the money order business  out of Creston with Italy shows very  little increase since the war strrted,  there is a comsiderabie export of the  coin of "the realm in that direction  from Sir-dar���������close to $750 being forwarded in August, and almost as much  in July. ".. ��������� i  Tf-. q    pTanf.lv     _������     xtoott.   <_������-_*.**   i-/_,n.n>ivi<.-i_������  . J__J -3     S7 __������%**_���������v-jr       *."'      jf s.'%*/*.     w^^v    Ur������������i-,iAV--i  that Creston said good by to its half-  dozen recruits for the First Canadian  Contingent. To date three of them at  least have figured in the casualties;  Messrs. Foote and Royston as prisoner* in Germany, and Paddy Hope  seriously wounded.  A marriage of inter ?st to Creston  people was solemnized at Cranbrook  on August 15th when Miss Bessie  Francklin became the bride of Mr.  Carlton Samuel Hester, Rev. W. H.  Bridge officiating. Mr. Hestert has a,  ranch near Cranbrook and, according  to the Herald, the young couple will  reside on the farm.  ---���������.,���������*.���������_,   ..X.  *.������l-Cl>L -CT& O   ������l_>  ���������tame.-- I_ai_ pairs- sox,  |jn,i,-t3������_   co__-  i Knee caps, ������  pairs knited sox, 5 wash cloths, 1 bed  jacket and a parcel of linen.  Mrs.E. W������Pa,yne, who has conducted  the City Bakery for the last fifteen  months, has given up the business and  moved into the, McMurtrie house bri  Victoria..Avenue.'... Mrs. C. Smith will  r������ _-_���������_������5 _-r_   nn/iun-IT   _"*__:  Oii If-l-i-~rT  i\i>ovr.iooc_  ������-������'������������������������-���������������-'* jr.    ������**��������� ���������v_.*___!_i'������_.-3������  Saturday, August 20, has been declared a pi'ovincial tag day for tho  purpose of raising funds to purchase  some special equipment for the B.C.I  base hospital at the front in France.  A committee of ladies aro in charge of  the work in Creston and they propose  calling on all Valley householders for  any little donations thoy may care to  make.  While out driving noar tho Rcclam*-  ation Farm several days ago Mrs.  Chas. Huscroft and her guest, Mihh McDonald, had a rather exciting experience. Tho horse ran awry on thorn,  throwiug tho ladies out, and becoming  detached from the buggy, dually, ended its mad flight by galloping into tho  Kootenay Rivor and was drowned.  Boyond quite a shaking up neither of  tho ladies are much the worse for thier  mishap.  Sunday nights gale, which raged  from about 0.JJ0 until after midiiigt, is  responsible for a loss of any wero from  000 to 1,000 boxes of apples and othor  fruit on ranches between fcho AHco  Siding school and Canyon City and  Erickson. The heaviest loser is Jas.  Compton who had easily IM) boy.es of  wind falls, principally Grimes Golden,  Kings and Woalthys, as a result of tho  blow. W. A. Pease at Alice Hiding  picked up over 510 boxen, though on  the well-known Slocks & .TackHon  ranch hardly 20 boxes fell. Fortunate-  there Ih quite a good demand for a p.  plenaud any ani ilcu that esentied biiiii.  ch will find quite a ready sale at better  Stan.. Hendron, who-_ was taken to  the Cranbrook.-hospital the middle of  last week, was operated on for appendicitis on Fridavi and is making- a  very satisfactory recovery. Mrs. Hendron, who accompanied him, returned  on Sunday;      ���������  Up to the present five carloads of apples have already been shipped out of  Creston this season, and the sixth is  being loaded at the warehouse as we  go to press. Satisfactory prices for the  whole crop are assured.- Thei-e is a  decided shortage of No l's.  Messrs. Lowenberg, Boydell, Doyle  and Bevan motored to Bonners Ferry,  Idaho, on Sunday, where they spent  fcho day v. ifch friends and incidentally  inspected the Fitzpatrick ranch, Harvesting is in full swing, somp of the  oats running as high as 00 bushels to  the acre.  The town is remarkably clear of  stray Cows and horses since fche coming into force of the pound law. A  few animals have been run in but so  far no foes havo been collected, Pound  keeper McCreath giving stock owners  a few days grace to get wised up on  tho new regulations.  Special music will feature the evening service at the Methodist Church  on Sunday, the order of tho day being  as follows : 11.80 a.m., Sunday School.  Evening service 7.80 p. m., thewie,  '���������Dedication or'Reservation"; solo by  Miss R. Palmer, Medicine Hat, Alta.,  MT Como to Thee"; anthem by the  choir.   Bright and helpful service.  Some of this year's second crop of  beans wero served at Saturday's dinner at the Forrestor homo. Thoy  wore planted jusL about tho time tho  last of tho first crop woro disappearing,  in somo ground vacated by early potatoes. Their flavor wao fully a_ good  as those of (he first planting. An  effort will be made to matnro a third  crop.  Cranbrook Herald: Forty DouIcb  passed through the city Tvesday on  route for the em-vent fields of Alberta  and Saskatchewan. In conversation  with somo of thoir friends at fcho station, they intimated that on their roturn tliey will Hettle on block 812, Ore-  ton, arrangements being pratieally  completed for tho purchase of same.  Tt. Ih the intention to nt,i.H. h. bun factory and live in pence and harmony  with the iv.-Muiith of Ct. nton.  si  ?XF  ,_ :  i!  if!  "'"������������������" ���������'���������������������"������������������������"��������� ������"WMI___  T HE������    HOnffez'  OP"   THB  TKAiVSiaNT  n  COMMODIOUS  SAMPLS  ROOMS  i  It-he bsst a^q most  popular hotel in  thb kootenays  Run on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled service in  .3.11    de*"'-.-ttiients.       Kitchen  staff    (including     cook)    all  ,   .-**'   -      \ < ���������   .  ' white ladies.    Every   comfort  and attention given to guests  The  bar   is s upplied   with  only the best brand of  goods.  We have just received a car of  WE OFFER  jsaaa s^cg i,e__.'  _T-   .      '���������_ ������������������ .������������������'      . .'���������'.'. ���������_  ^_. ������ntenniai  Per Bag  49 lbs  *gf.&:*������*9.\fi:'  1.73  ������*_   .*"_/������"_,  _*:  a urn ���������  ���������Hi* W*  ouse:  ,.25  Also   _K_v_- Ha_-__4 .fTli-uiiw      O Ottt  &������weaa   __.-_v_v������->,   a  -iw������j_ .-,-..    <__i������,___������^  Fine, i^aiiyor Coarse Salt  '^0"lfee- OH,'  or  Oil  lb. ba_f     -   1.7  TSie Oreston Meroaniiie (  LIMITED      -  Bo.  Announcing  Cleaning-Up  Annual Sale  August 26 to  September 2  o  F. H. Jackson  General Merchant  Phone 83.    CRESTON  In Boots and Shoes we offer  a splendid line for Women,  Children and Men.  Clearing out our line of Ladies  Summer Waists, Vests and  Combinations, Ladies' and  Girls' Stockings.  Rare values in Dish Towelling  and Turkish Bath Towels.  Lowest prices in Boys' Shirts,  Stockmgs,Su8penaers,Pants  and Boots.  Men's Ovemlls, Socks, Gloves  Handkerchiefs, Ties, Underwear and Lustre Coats at  temping prices.  Prices on Aluminum Ware  will surprise you. . Small-  wares and Notions at almost  your own price.  Odd lines in Crockery, Glassware, Paints and Hardware  clearing at cost.  II  i  1 i.  ���������_������  _  'I  '11  'II  ���������fl  *._  __I___.______I____U.IU  _>!,,_,_. i���������_-.-j_,___���������_j__mi>__���������.ti-mii__i_^^  m**m  iiifc'i^^i'fc^^Miiiiiiihiiiiiirt.iitiferirtteaWMi-i-ti  ^__,____._,,___-_-_-__

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