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Along with many other Canadians  Paddy is hoping the First Contingent  -will not have to spend another winter  in the trenches.':' He thinks the Second or Third Contingents should have  that privilege while what few of the  First are left are put on garrison duty,  for instance.   But -here's the  letter;  We are present in the trenches and  as usual, lately, up to our necks in  mud, as yesterday it rained hard all  day and the trenches we are occupying at present time are pretty fair.  There has been some severe fighting  in the past just around here, and the  trenches have been knocked down by  shells and rebuilt, consequently bodies that- had been buried have been  disturbed, and the dug-outs are not  very sweet in places, also infested  with rats, which, however, gave us  some amusement killing them. Flies  and wasps are pretty bad also.  However, shall be going into billets  again tomorrow for _. few days-rest.  Wish as all of us do, that they  would let the first contingent home  now, and the 2nd take our place. We  have done 12 months aud put in a  hard winter carb|?isign.. If the 2nd  could take our niass. fend  few months' ic*gfc- 5l-_sni  ripe could  yon Oity Lumber Company may be  far tun .te enough to get the contract  of cutting the Watts timber that was  skidded three years ago at Huscroft's.  Well done, Prince Edward Island  farmers who have voted for your own  interests for once.  Canyon City has three citizens who  have passed four score years : Mrs. H.  Olmstead, and Messrs. Huscroft and  Fraser, and all in good health.  Effie Johnsou, who. passed her entrance exaroaminations this -summer,  is attending high school at Crestpn. y .  B\ Waylett returned from Spokane  with a brand new motor cycle arid is  taking great' plearure. out of his spins  over our good roads.  - . The school secretary has posted up  notices calling for tenders for cutting  ten ricks of wood, and also tenders fox*  sanitary work. Tenders to be in his  hands not later than Sept. 30tb.  Mrs. Searle of Bankhead, Alta., who  has spent, the past month with Mi's. F.  Knott, left for home on Thursday.  Mr. and Mrs. Campbell Blair are  away on a trip to Winnipeg. They  left on Wednesday.  TrusS  Pure white; wine vinegar in 1-gallon  glass jugs for* $I_ at the Mercantile.  Mrs. F. H. ��������� Jackson left yesterday  on a short ^holiday with friends at  Nelson. '.  Creston's'delegation to Nelson fair  this week "While not large is somewhat  bigger than in 1914.  Owing tis the illness of his wife Mr.  iPeterapn yv^as compelled, to return from  Alberta oh Tuesday.   y  Mr. and Mi������.Blinco and children and  Chas. Moore we^ passeegers to Nelson  ye?tH3!-3ay,-^r;.t^e;._ruitfa!r. ��������� . .  yy Miss;.-^D^WfipA;of Onoway, Alta,,  reached^ Creston last week on a visit  to her sis^, Mrs. W. H.Hilton.  .' y Mrs_ S^p^tpireturned, on -Friday  from a two-weeks holiday at Spokane,  and is stopping With Miss Gibbs.  ���������������������������-..���������;>Th^'-'-lw-Jff|_r:' boys^ are . arranging a  Thanksgiving Djo^dahee for Friday  evening, Oct ^h. in Mercantile Hall.  C.-O. Rc^gers:. was a Calgary visitor  this week)V attending a meeting of the  Mountainyi-unibei'men's Association.]  Miss T. McCorquodale and Miss V.)  Dawes of A:Smbro, Ontario, arrived on  Tuesday ������S������ a visit with Mr. and Mrs.  Forrester-S-"  ;*xrtmt������:-.jrwgg**.  xxGxB' v*0 _i_iye be-ti-Eor  _-5-TJ_������    '*���������������    it'  if t>e0gg!j������ar,T ���������  j^:__ia-J^-^>J___iv  mohths sleeping out and liardly^er have our boots  __r_*_'''';'"i^_.:^_'*������rf._������.___."''       "'   " '  'rf-���������_-._____-.. ���������  ..VWVUKUU.  other winter and hope they will put  most of the First that is left on garrison dirty fora ^rhile.  Another fellow, and I volunteered  last night -to go out and cut barbed wire in front of the German trenches. We stuck up a notice and asked  them over to see us if they felt like it.  T*2_f>-.   A������_(i    __������*    ������_-_-������, -.-..4.     m_    ^.������,.-_.-._i     ������*_���������  _l-_0^   %Hxx*f   xrj/      xxxi..mm     JU0V    cjw������   m?<4*\3V.    Hj-1  the Canadians are the Indians, as we  do all sorts of tricks*on them this way.  And they generally seem to know  when the Canadians are in the front  of them. We practically feel sure  that they will never make an attack  while we are in the front line. It has  always happened this way since we  handled them on April 22nd, when  they broke thro' the French lines.  The Unea we hold now have been  lostby the French, twice retaken by  tho English and lost again by the Bng.  lish and again retaken, so yon see  some hard lighting hits been done  here. We are hoping the Germans  may try while we are .here, but doubt  it. We expect to remain in these  parts for some time to come, but have  a lot of marching to do every four or  live days.  We go   to   billets  march out five miles,  had our boots off for  nights.   This  makes  with equipment,   etc., on   the  ( rifle ammunition ) and   very  tomorrow   and  We have not  five   days  and  it   pretty hard  back  little  sleep while tn the trenches.  As I am going on guard I will cIobo  and get this off tonight. The mail io  taken out tonight, is every night,  which is some consolation.  I mot young Watson, of Creston,  at tho base. Oleo Klmpton, who uaod  to be in.Moyie I seo quite often.  The regular monthly meeting of the  School Board was held in the school  house on the 20th inst.'   '  Present:   Trustees Hurry, Jackson  andA MaliaouHme. -,..Min uies   of; iasty  k_*eting -_bj^ audA^  o������|j������qii^  '^"is^iwaSdr'i--..���������;-:��������� '>-A:-y.yy:. ;a:,'...' ���������' a^a-a^a-aa-  thetwo juniorrooms, and additional  b___ck board spaeeyfor the __nd and 3rd  Divisions, also some windows need  repairing.  Trustee Jackson was authorized to  have these attended to.  The Secretary was instructed to  supply all other things required, including maps and globes.  Communications: A letter from  Sunt, of Education regarding funds.  This was in answer to one sent by  the Secretary and the Snpt. stated  that our Board still owed the Treasury  Dept. $520.47 and until taxes were  sent in to cover that amount we  could have no advance in this year's  assessment.  . The Secretary reported that she had  again written the Dept. regarding the  furnace and in answer the Supt of  Education unid he had turned her  letter over* to the Supervising Architect.  Some discussion took place regarding pupils attending school from out  side districts.  Hurry���������Jackson���������That no tuition  fee be charged pupils attending the  Superior School.���������Carried. It was  suggested that later on tho trustees  meet the trustees from the outside  districts and endeavor to make arrangement regarding these pupils.  Mallandaine���������Hurry���������That Public-  School pupils from outside districts  be not allowed to attend the Public  school In Creston.���������Carried.  The question was raised by Trustee  Mallandaine as to whether all the  school grounds were at present fenced  in and the matter was left in tho  hands of Trustee Jackson to enquire  into.  :   Jaeger': underwear,    positively  best manufactured.     Mercantile  sole, H0er_t_.      Read  fchelr a_-no������nee-  ment cext yweek.���������'.-   >   y   \  the  Co.  p:;Mx%^(BMmxi  ihg th^5*#eek- ii_  Creston  of  p___6SS_G__S,__y .  Calgary is spend-  with  her  ;husbas^s^f;. isyylisM  at' thetlgiltg5 Gjeji*jge_;- P  ...;,-y-:-;-A ,;^i-t'-i A AP , .;."���������- ..:..--.  ; yyjlr. 'j$i$j$*%i������My-1^  hj^o^^^a^ng3^^i^^  ton,^gimes^of the; Afoi-aiei^s  pa_r������htsj  Mr. an'd Mrs. John Cameron.  Weed Hilton, whd1. is draining with  the 54th Battalion at Vernon, spent a  few days here laot week with his brother, W. H., returning tb. camp on  Tuesday.  The firet deer of the season was  brought in on Friday by George  Hendron, who, accompanied by Jack  Hayden, secured the prize in the Rolfe  Mountain country.  Mrs. E. Maione and children were  passengers east on Tuesday for Toronto, Ont., where they will reside until  the close of the war. Teddy now being in training at Vernon.  A meeting that should be attended  by every lady in the Valley is called  for Thursday afternoon next at 3  o'clock, in Speers' hall, when a. branch  of the Womens' Institute will be formed. This is an organisation that the  Valley really needs and a good turnout  is hoped for.  If favorable weather prevails the  visiting prairie business men will have  an opportunity to see perfection in  sweet pea culture in the garden at Mi*  Quain's, McLeod Avenue. She bra a  plot of about.20 feet where the vines  havo a growth of almost 0 feet in  height and almost thick enough for a  hedge. At the height of tho Reason  the mass of long-stemmed blossoms  presented a picture beyond discription.  to the present, however, none of the  relatives of the boys from here have  received any confirmation of the report, which we think is groundless  and without authority.  Messrs. -Jack Johnson, Sam Moon  ahd E. Williams returned from Midge  Creek oh Tuesday, bringing a fine  catch with,;.them. Sam was packing  .two.char,. one weighing 5 pounds and  ttieothe^iy?.  Mrs. J. Johnson will be Duck Creek's  only representative at the Nelson fair  this year.   -  Miss Florence Bathie was hostess  at a; very enjoyable birthday party, oa  Wednesday night, given to celebrate  the seventeenth anniversary of her  birthday. Musicr games and dancing,  were heartily indulged in by all. During the, evening she was made the recipient of several useful presents. She  was very ably assisted in her duties as  hostess by Miss Pleasant Binkley, who  is staying with her.  Billy Truscott left for home on Sunday, his job at the "mill having  run  OUt.  ' '   .    . ':''::-'-y  '"������������������:���������'���������'-'  Potato harvest is in full swing, and  some great yields are being turned up,  but we will not invite records for fear  of shaming the rest of the Valley.  W. . Ryan of New Westminister  stopped off here on his way east to  Winnipeg, and is visiting with O. J.  Wigen.   ., ���������..'...������������������'"'  .Having coroplefed his _nt Monrnrl  Wigen has closed down the mill for  the season. .  ���������'W. G. Wktcher is looking for the  n,  ������-__5S������*31_ ui- i_il_c__s>uti  ran  cher who can beat 14Q {crates of  fropi 12-trees,?  plum.  Rushing Mong the  Overseas Training  A letter "from Campbell Dow, one of  the, men in. the first draft of 250 from  the:54t|jiABattalion tcigb ������jversea-3, dated at Shorncliffe, August 30th, has  just been received by his mother, Mrs.  J. W. Dow;  Perusal of it, will com'ince that  Kitchener miisv have .aiTangement-  about complete for the big "drive."  Although ' there ' i_' nothing definite  that the Third Contingent ( 48th Battalion ) has yet reached France.  These member of the 54th who went  abroad a couple of months later expect  to get on the firing line within the  next five weeks, which would indicate  that something is going to start very  shortly-   He writes, in part:  1 have, transferred to the Signal  Corps here now, which includes signalling with flags, telegraph operating  with the key buzzer and also the telegraphing with night lights. We have  the two cades, Continental and Morse,  and we have to get through the whole -  thing by the end of October. I will  go right into the trenches when I get  to-France as each trench has to have  a signaller.-:  We have been pretty busy, this last  week particularly, pract_s_iig bayonet  Sghtihgif|j������-ie shooting and night  work. y^^^.are the next lot of our  b^ttalioiiJ^ii-S'ave for *_;������ f^-os*" ~B"  most of tli^^ys will be gone by the  ������nd of the month.  England as the mother,  and Canada  ��������� ��������� as the sou,  1 And proud of   the   deeds they   have  ��������� fought and won.  ing news o?fes<i Wefe,  due ir-espect'tb jMr*; Watcher we;beg to  say he need go ho farther than Diick  Creek, where Norman Craigie packed  and shipped 72 four-cup crates of  plums from three (3) ti*ees, and also  had 6 crates for himself from the same  trees. This multiplied by four makes  288 crates fram ;12 trees, and makes  Mr. Watcher's yield look like a plugged nickel. We certainly thought  Alice Siding knew better than to challenge us by now. We have the goods,  and it takes a good place to beat us.  to dies.  It was not. by their shells, b;:t by gas  we all know, "   .  That choked and blinded us  wherever  we go,  But they hung to the trench till they  dropped down with pain.  And   the shells burst around tlieni,-  yes time and again.  they were game  for  f_e-*������. Tlrodorlek In driving a team for  the Company.  R. 8. Bevan has been erecting mile  posts and signs at conspicuous corners  for guidance of American motorists.  Little Helen Poehln has been slightly ill during tho pout week.  Bony growers nro harvesting their  ,->eoiKi crop oi raspberries.  J. McIJobb !;r_cc!:c'i! .'���������. slr::;r down on  Monday evening with a shotgun, bnt  owln^ to durkriCKi r.cttllng in he had  itt ���������   ���������������.- ttr* .>.������f>V(vif. ���������*���������  >im|i������,i mi: v.iiuiMiiiiu k,(tikkj l,u>-.  ..(Ml-  Ct*l_������fe.������,_������  Duck Greek  Miss Joaulo Cameron is Erickson's  representative nt the Creston high  cchnolthi" fcj'.rii_i.  Mr. and Mrs, R. J. I_org were Sunday visitors with Kitchener friends.  R. M. Milne of Luconibo, Alta.,  spent the week-end with II. Brown-  rlgg, leaving for the east on Monday.  Mra. Scott and Mrs. J. Graham wero  Canyon .City visitors on Tuesday.  Mr. and M.h. G. A. Hunt of Kitchener, were Ki*tcki*on visitoraonTuehday.  Four refrigerator cars were on the  siding on Wednesday being loaded  principally with appleit ^and i.omal,oeti  ���������-O per uuiiii, oi wie iiiium*, ai. lensi.  Caterpillar Engine  Drops Into River  One of the massive caterpillar engines used by the Idaho Continental  Mining Co. of Porthill to haul ore  from the mine to Porthill, a distance  of some 20 miles, lies in several feet of  mud and water on the bank of the  Kootenai river as a result of a peculiar  accident which happened Tuesday  morning.  The caterpillar had been used to  haul a five ton motor from the mining  company's power plant to the railroad  station at Porthill, the motor requiring repairs which necessitated it being  pent to Spokane. It was being hauled  on a trailer and the trailer itself  weighed some two tons.  Since the new ferry boat at Porthill  was built the mining company has  been pulling Its ore trucks directly onto the boat. Tuesday morning it was  planned to pull tho trailer and motor  onto the ferry in the usual manner.  The ropoH with which tho ferry boat  was fastened to the shore had not  boen tied.8ocu.ely, however, and just  us the caterpillar engine wan to run  onto the boat tho ropes gave way and  tho boat drifted out into the river a  ways. Tho trailer and its load waa  left In the mud on tho brn.1. nnd the  cutlerpillav engine wiu. pulled ol. the  boat into the water.  A crew of men, with tho help of another caterpillar engine and a motor  truck have been working for two  days to get tho mibmorged engine ont  of the river but mo fur have been unsuccessful owing to tho depth of mud  Mrs. M. Hugen and Miss Florence  Bathie were Crcoton caller;* on Monday. Mrs. May spent Tuesday looking up old acquaintances in the city.  Asbnry Andestad spent Wednesday  at tho hub.  On Saturday t������ very onjoyaqlo impromptu dance was held in Grady's  hall. Earl Pease of Alice Siding, and  im! '_"i .it._oli, oil ij.ii__.bOti .vert- iiii-  only out-of-town visitors."  On Sunday a party of oight of tho  younger members of Duck Crco������: society took a joy ride on the earn to  Kootenay l_andlng, returning with  the train to fllvdar whet-.* the landlady ut the boarding house furnished  .<������, <���������������������....11..nt ������iuir������������-������v������ ..#-.������. ���������������������������l������l������.������. *>ii,..  ��������� - -  ���������'���������-    "������     -- -     ������������������ -������.>-i>������    ���������������������������������������.  party walked back to Duck Creek,  havii.K -p_nt an enjoyable idtei-.ioi.ii  aud evening.  A report was circulated here early  in tne ween u> Mie cnect that the 481/111 adjoining the school grounds havlng  i.iiitaiion iii-u leu. lor tne rront.    Up ' been leaned for that purpose.  ...  .........Xt.XJ  ���������-������_--���������-*-  Bonner's Ferry Herald.  Intensive gardening will be tonight  at Grand Forks school,  a one-ncre lot  But move not them,  to, the core.  They stood in defiance, and ready  more;  We are proud, we can say, we  fought  -..   sideTby side  With our brave Highland laddies, to  try stem the tide.  But they poured down  upon  us,   now  words cannot tell,  For around old St. Jean it. was simply  like hell;  Now Yores in the distance was shelled  night and day,  And the flro from the building showed  the dead as they lay.  A hard struggle at hand,  and every  man.they could find,  When the cry.of.a geneial soon passed  through the lines,  ���������'For God's sake hang on, men, its the  key to tht Westr  And boys fronrdear Canada they sure  did their best.  Although it proved costly the situation  was saved,  And those that have fallen are ranked  with the brave;  They have now left a namo  that will  stand good and true,  For they   died whilst defending the  Red, White, and Blue.  _liis poem was composed by a corporal of our battalion, who went  through the big battle of Ypres in  May. It is pretty good, it seems to  me. You will remember tho reports  in tho papers at the time, telling how  the Canadian- caved the day there,  A lot of people in Canada were of  opinion that It was just newspaper  talk, but I was reading a review of the  war In an English paper the other day  and over two pages of space was devoted to, telling about the Canadians  atYpreH. It claimed that if the men  from Onr..!'.*- hs'-tl *n-r������t. -.old n*. thM  I nlghtthe Second Division of the British Army, amounting to 100,000 men,  would have been taken prisoners.  The original Seventh Battalion, of  which wo nro reaorves went Into It  with 1,500 men and the flint roll call  showed 100 men l������.ft und the next,  morning theni waa only 85, of which  ������/_��������������� _._..{.4._..j.������|mh*������> -vhh ������������it������', ho y������������������i rto.1  see how desperately they must have  fought, to hnv. ������<. many caiyiultl-*'*.  Section men on the Kettle Vallov  are being inoculated for typhoid.  _������____  ���������MM  mm  -mnwi-Tii SS-_5������������������gI__l|_f?^  THE UEVIE-iV. crjESTOX. TI. C  I-  I j*.jt ���������  ui.  It,  1*','  ;.p...  *���������..  I* ������������������'  I  IS?'  __t*t"  I  54--.  IS--  1  lis  is*  &;  ii?-  _���������������_:  If?  fl?  ���������-���������"''  i'i\  in  Extraordinary Salwtes  Guard of Honor For'a Stone Tiger  in India  Most people know that all soldiers  are required to salute "the flag" when  they are on regular duty, stand at  "attention'; during the singing of the  National Anthem to acknowledge the  ' presence of one of highe. rank by a  salute, but it is not generally known  j that there are other things which  British soldiers iu certain parts oi the  world are required to honor thus.  In  India,   for    instance,     a  British  guard of ho*_or    presents  arms  to  a  stone tiger  every day.    Th������  tiger  is  regarded by tho natives as a god who  drives away all danger and calamity,  and once some soldiers, in a spirit of  mischief,-, overthrew   tho  image  from  its resting- place,    and sent it rolling  into    the valley below.    So    shocked  laud scandalized wore tho .uitives that  a r-voU  seemed imminent,  and I^ord  1 C-omb-rniere, our general there, quiet-  j .ned the  outraged  natives- hy restor-  j ing the ira.'.ge to its. pedestal and or-  ���������T ������   ���������%m.  3. *_rfc������ -mm. _-__ -41 _n_ _- _ra_rV <_.  vtviJLit_-iuc-.-vc;������  salute it in  that time a  watch over  What Conscription Means  Rules of Compulsory Military Service  in Several Old World Countries  That a form of conscript ion was introduced into U\e United Kingdom  by the .Ballot Act ot" 1.6.. which provides for all males over 5 feet *2 inches  between the ages of eighteen and <  thirty to enlist it" called upon for mili- >  tary service, will probably surprise ���������  many people. This form of cons.-rip- j  tion. liovev.r. is held in abeyance by ���������  an annual act of parliament, with ���������  the result that at the present time j  the United Kingdom and the United ;  States are the only two countries j  that  do  not  compel  U-inUiry  service. \  In France liability for service ex- ;  tends from the age of twenty to \  forty-eight, no exception being al-;  lowed except for physical disability, '���������,  although, at one time, a man with '  sufficient means could buy himself off ���������  or pay for a substitute. In Gerniany ;  liability for military servlc? com-;  mences at the age of seventeen and -  ends at the age of forty-nve. but ac- j  tuai service begins at twenty. The :  terms of service in the first line or;  active army is seven years, the next :  thirteen years being spent in the rirst j  and second ranks of the Landwehr, i  and finally German, soidiers pass in- j  *n the Landsturm in whic-l. the*" re-!  main until they reach ths age of i  forty-five. j  Service in the Italian army or navy '  is also compulsory an duniversal. the j  total period being nineteen years, be- ���������  ginning    at  the age ot" twenty.    The !  which   is  carried  and the Khedive  deling the    regiment to  full  view  of  all.    Since  British troop    has    kept  the tiger-idol day by day.  Another Indian ide-1 which is watched over by British "Tou_mies" is the  god whose name is Kiak Kiak. equivalent to "'.Lord of Lords,'' which is  supposed to be asleep for i>,0iKi years,  and whose awakening will be the end  of all things. Hence (he natives of  the city of Pegu, iu Burma, are terribly afraid that someone will arouse  the god: so the British government,  to avert trouble, stationed a sentry  there to prevent this catastrophe-  Once a .year a strange custom is observed iu Cairo. A piece of carpet on  which, according to tradition. Mohammed once sat, and  through the streets,  and his troops ail receive, it in review  order and salute it as they pass. The  relic is guarded most carefully at ordinary times, and the. officer in charge  of it each morning must salute it  with his sword raised/"' whilst the  bugler blows three Masts before it.  Another object which is honored  with a. salute is the secret! coffin of  the Prophet, which rests at Medina,  the sacred town, and which once in(  his life, at least, every Turkish officer/  must salute. Ko is expected to throw  himself flat before the coffin,jilad in  his full regimentals, and is said to  receive his commission in this manner straight from the Prophet himself.  In Russia, at Vladimir, there is an  irnaa:. of ���������_<? Virgin -with clothes of  p*;re gold and invaluable gems and  previous stoi-es. which must be saluted ��������� by every soldier, whenever it is  seen. The honor paid to tills icon is  e due tc. the fact that it was  v,ith   the   troops   when   they  -a;u   in  pre-eut  term of service in the ranks of the i gained a wondrous victory over a  permanent, armv is two vears for all i large Tartar army. The Russian auth-  arms. After passing "through the 1 cities evidently sympathize .with  ranks, th. men are -laced on un- Hhi_ act of ceremony, for they actually  limited leave, i.e., they are transfer-! raised this icon to the rank of major-  red to the reserve, in which thev re- i general in the army, so that it is  main until they have completed a ! saluted by all Russian soldiers as an  total  of   eight  years'   service-    From j officer today.  the reserve the soldier passes to the ! It might be mentioned here that in  mobile militia, the term of service in i addition to "God Save the King" there  which is four vears. After complet- ai'e two Pieces of music whicn all  his term iu* the mobile militia   he i Englishmen,   soldiers   and     civilians,  Brothers     Meet    at the   Front  After  Many Years of Separation  We recently published an ar;icle  describing come extraordinary var  coincidences. Here aro mree more remarkable oases.  Twelve years ago Signaller Geoffroy  Evans of tho i.Oth Battalion Austral-  ians/left London for Australia whon  ho Avas only, thirteen, and gradually  worked his way up until lie obtained  an excellent post as manager of a  pearl fishing company in Broome,  Western Australia, which position ho  threw up in order to servo Ills country. With tho Australian forces he  went to the Dardanelles, where he  took part in that wonderful landing  on tho shell-swept beach of lho Galli-  poli peninsula, and was ultimatoly  wounded.  His elder broth or, Private Reginald  Evans, also threw up n good position  iu London on the outbreak of war and  joined the West-mister Dragoons. A  few mouths after -the two bvothers,  unknown to each othor, were lu camp  side by side at Aba-sia, in Egypt- One  day in front of Slicpheard's Hotel,  Cairo, the younger brother, who in  twelve' years had grown beyond recognition, slapped his elder brother on  the shoulder and exclaimed, "Halloa,  Reggie! How are you?'' The elder  brother looked .hard at tho Australian  and then the brothers gripped hands.  Another extraordinary coincidence  comes from Wales. A Welshman and  his wife, anxious to adopt a child from  among the Belgian refugees, journeyed from Abercyuon to Swansea to  make their selection. On their arrival  they found that there were two young  children���������brother and sister���������who  particularly appealed to them and  who might bs adopted, but that one  could not be taken without the other,  lu the circumstances they decided to  take both.  As the children were being undressed to be put to bed after reaching  nome a locket was discovered hanging  round the little girl's neck. Inside the  locket was a photograph, which the  lady recognized as that of her own  sister, who had gone to Belgium as a  governess many years before, had  married and settled down in that  country, and who "now turned out to be  the mother of the little refugees. She  had- therefore unknowingly adopted  her own motherless nephew and  niece.  Captain E. Bruce Allnut, R-A.M.C,  who is serving in the Persian Gulf,  mentions another curious coinciden--;  which occurred recently. To quote bis  own words: "The enemy started shelling the patch of ground I was on. I  made for a little Lola in the ground  near for shelter, and saw somecne  else there, but threw myself down  with him, as there was just room.  When the hail of shells had burst  round us and for a moment we could  put our heads up, we both said, 'That  was a close shave!' -vrid simultaneously recognized each other. He was at  Bart's with me, and we hadn't met  for five years until that moment, and  neither knew that tbe other was at  the front even!"���������Tit-Bits.  Canada Makes Good  ing  is transferred to the territorial militia, in which he remains seven years,  thus finishing his military service at  the age of thirty-nine.  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.  Antiquity of "a Regular Shindy"  The     antiquity    of    niauy familiar  terms is surprising when it is known..j  Many   people   are   not     aware    that i  "What the dickens:'' occurs in shake-!"'  speare, but few still will be prepared j  to  hear  that  the   phrase   "a  regular  shindy"  Is found  in an author's note  to a poem called  "The Popish Kingdom,"   published   in   lf������70.     A   writer  quotes this note, which refers to the  celebration    of   Matinday   Thursday,  "Midnight services aro held in church,  the lights are put out and .*, regular  shindy follow-, men being beaten and  wounded."  specially honor. One is the "Dead  ���������March," and the other the "Hallelujah  Chorus" from the "Messiah." It is  said that when King George IV. first  heard this magnificent song of praise  ha was so impressed by it that he  rose to his feet in acknowledgment,  and sines that time the custom has  pr..'vailed.���������Tit-Bits.  Keep Children Well  During Hot Weather  To havo the children sound and  healthy is the first care of a mother.  They cannot he healthy if troubled  with worms. Use Mother Graves'  Worm Exterminator-  Germany's Lost Empire  Of all her colonies Southwest  Africa cost Germany most dearly.  Blood and treasure have been wasted  hero for ycarp, li is only in very re-  cont year? that peaceful development,  railroad and harbor building have he-  gun. And now all is lost. Southwest  Africa has gone with Togo, Kino-  Chan, Samoa. Kuni.run is Jn the  pror-ris of conquest by French and  British o-pedilion*". Kant Africa is  open to an tick and without adequate  garrison. While .lit lias been gaining  .n:-ti.-lio8 in .'lander, and Arloi;., Germany Ii:ih been losing n colonial em-  ptro   in   Africa.���������NTp\.    York  Tribune.  Away With Depression and Melancholy.���������These two evils are the accompaniment of a disordered stomach and  torpid liver and mean wretchedness to  all whom they visit. The surest and  speediest way to combat them is with  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills, which  will restore the healthful action of tho  stomach and bring relief. They have  proved their usefulness in thousands  of cases and will continue lo give re-  lief to the suffering who are wise  enough to use them.  He was a member or a regimental  band, and Ik- did not I'nrg'M. to brag  a.bniii   l������.  "Why. man, v,������������������������ rim pluy Hie most  (riir'i'.it������ filr-.s nt niirlit." bo was stiy-  Ing.  "I_il.-tl," h'i iil thi> tinb. licivlng lis-  tenor. "I fdiouhl llk_ in heur you pluy  t.hr. nil*.. Uio driiiu-nm.ln. putn on." ���������  TU-Hltc  FREE TO ALL SUFFERERS  U ���������������- l_-*'<,.!|   -f -0������l������  '_ 1. 1. IX. Mm' '.nil  (Uo Ml.llf������'  m'irrr. t,*m ������ i_.������. v, m . i>r>_p, x������_ V-uii m._.._������,  cm a. ������11 w.im n._..i't 1 .rv^rne.'Ml.sivi'.i'.,  ���������mi 1-.' FAK-t < : *) 111 ������������������ 1 ft. uriiii .1, ��������� 00 _ ������*  ***** 4ii._.-. an I wij'.ui.������������, 1 1 i,r_������ _r.it__ \,r  THKNlWr H_NOH-|CMH-V.*..|f..'.N.I  "*_-* --��������� SZ? W.   IX  If_- JF\ H_| * ������,l.l������������ 1,1 r Itti  I BDB_-_^,#^f^l^_#iT9 1 him.. K ,|,l .  I-,, r.ia-.jr l_r 1 <������������������ r l.w . illm.i A_������. ui.ly PKM(-  **t.slaw.? 1 !���������-������������������'���������. No (,������.,_. i,,,n������. I in. I.������ 1 i.������ .a  M__, '   > [<.������!._,,   . ft. lliuri'iin f ,,!in,in,|4J  W.   N.   1.1.   10<*7  Every mother known now fatal the  hot summer moi ths are to small  children. Cholera infantum, diarrhoea, dysentry and stomach troubles  are rife at this time and often a precious little life is lost after only a few  hours' illness. The mother who k_ops  Baby's Own Tablets is the house facts  safe. The occasional use of the Tablets prevents stomach and bowel  troubles, or if trouble comes suddenly���������as it generally does���������tho Tablets  will bring tha baby -H.ely through.  Tliey are sold hy medicine dealers or  bv- mall at L'H cents a box from The  Dr. Williams' Med kino Co., Brock-  vllle, Ont.  The Story of a Remarkable Score  The annual indoor championship revolver and pistol shooting matches of  the United Stuten rovolvor n-.t-.neia->  tiou wore held during April in variotiH  sections of the United States, all  ���������..homing bs'i'f- done on Indoor rnngon.  Mr. George ArniHtrong of San Fran-  cl-co, entered the competition, und on  the morning of April 18th llred fiO  sliots In M.nteli B, which Ih also known  1 as   lli._   Indoor   iilntol     championship  I match. Tie began _lino.lng at lO.l'.O  in the morning.   The local i-.sHoeiatlon  I [Vovorno.,   Mr.  V.  W.  Under,  and  fir.  I John E. Mllllk-'ii, both reprcHcnllng  the U.S.A., were on hand to wllnc-H  tho -hooting. At. o-iictiy 11.^(5, nr 50  mlniite.4 later, the last .hot wus llred.  It wan then learned that, a now r_c-  onl for this iniiioh had boon made.  Tha total Hcoi'i: was ITS out of the  pou-ihle FiiiO.  Mr.   Ai'iiiKtr.nu;'   i-dml   a   22   calibre  S. ' #>   W.   I urge I.   platol   with   10-Inch  i.i. 1 l rr������     mini     iCtriil ili,-1 uu-1' ..I v !     .!.-     itiil_  rifle l.c'-inn!"  ..-. trlrl."f ������������������.  Increase   in  Coct  of  Living  Tlid general liiciwajic in food prlc.ca  during   Ihn  llivt, year of  lho   war,  ac-  cord In*.;  to  I lie- c'hlciul  Labor Gir/,ctl.i\  Ih :'..��������� por cent, in tin; larger mwiia of  ex-  Telephones at the Front  Headquarters is a telephone  change, and the telephone operators  are as essential as the general. Tliey  git before rows of large switchboards  with receivers fastened over their  heads, taking down messages from all  sections of the fighting line. There Is  no delay because numbers are "engaged." The operator gets through to  Paris as easily as to tho nearest  trenchos. Tho chief of tho telephone  service sits in front of a minute chart  of the entires telephone system of tho  army, showing the position of every  corps and divisional lisadqiinrters,  every regiment, battalion and company, even to the Individual trenches  and batteries.  Phenomenal  Growth of the  Dominion  In Past Few Years  In 1911 Canada had almost 500,000  more men than women.   The war will  consume a great part of this surplus.  There is evidence, however, that Canada will deal more and more liberally  with homesteaders in the future, and  this should bring in sturdy workers to  help make up the loss.    Annually she  has    allotted to settlers from five to  seven million acres of free land, but  today .the   premier of Saskatchewan  wants to see immigrants not only assigned to free lands but equipped with  seeds, farm implements, and good advice.   It will not be surprising if Canada  makes,  too,  a  determined  essay  to  keep  her  sons  and  daughters   at  home, to make the most of her great  resources, and    repair, as rapidly as  _aay be, her share of the loss brought  upon civilization,   by    the war of the  kaisers.   It is hard hoeing for Canada  just now.   War -contracts w-orth $156,-  000,000  have already  been  placed  in  Canada-,    however,    and these should  help to strat again  Ihe flow  of Canadian   prosperity.     According   to   tne  Kingston    (Ont.)  British Whig, "Canada has borrowed capital for municipal and industrial enterprises to such  an extent that the annual tax in interest  alone  is   about   $14,000,000.     Too  much attention has been given to civic  life and all that it implies,  and  hot  enough   attention   to   farm   life."     Of  late some towns have been obliged to  ask for time to meet interest due on  their   bonds���������something   unprecedented   in   the  Dominion.     But   whatever  Canada's   immediate   future   may   be,  the  larger  future  is  hers,  and  it  is  bright.   In no event can Canada prosper too richly for our satisfaction. We,  of the United States, must nfot only  appreciate     our   neighbor's   effective  patriotism,   but   must   strive   also   to  bring about even more friendly relations, and, in banking and commerce,  relations   increasingly ��������� profitable    ' j  bofli sets of Americans..    Neglect of  Canadian markets and Canadian sympathies forms one of the least creditable chapters in the history of American  protectionism;   but the  time  for  us to ignore or to patronize Canada���������  if there ever was  such  a  time���������has  now gone by.    As    the Economist ot  Chicago   observes   (after   giving   reasons) :  "Canada has been the phenomenon  of the western homi-phero in the past  ten or fifteen years. * * * In m  other part of the world has thera been  so much progress in recent years, nowhere else so much profit in the pursuit of ordinary occupations or the investment, of capital. Canada has made  good."���������Collier's.  The Remington Arms  Plants Nat F������r Sale  Manager   Says   That   No   Amount--e_  Money Would Induce Owners to  Dispose  of  Plants  During; the last few days there have  been very persistent rumors to the  effect that Germany was seeking tt>  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 Stool Company have both been  specifically named as objeptivs points  of the German efforts.  But it now appears that there is not  the slightest chance cf Germany securing a dollar's worth of interest in  either of these two great concerns.  Mr. Samuel P. Pryor, vice-president  and general manager of the Remington Arms-Union Metallic Cartridge  Company, was seen in regard to ths  persistent rumors that have lately  b.een in circulation, to the effect that  offers made by a foreign government  for the purchase of the properties of  that company were under consideration, and that ths auditions io the li-  ion and Bridgeport plants, which are  under construction, are intended to be  merely temporary and made only for  the performance of special contracts  entered into and are not intended for  the. permanent' uses of the company.  Mr. Pryor was very emphatic in asserting that the additions to the plants  did not constitute a mere temporary  expedient, but were largely made in  accordance >with the 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 the plants, nonvt  under construction, are of the most  modern type and of the most substantial,   durable and permanent character.  The "Physically Unfit''  Over 2,000 men h'.v_ been discharged from the British army na physically unlit on a maximum psiiHlon of 17s  lid���������about ip4-"'���������������-'������ week. This -tat--  ment appears Jn tin appeal for bettor  pay for riiuiihlerl sol.liors made hy Sir  Frederick Mliner, for twenty yearn a  member of parliament. Sir Fred-rick  says ho has visited thousands of mon  Hince the. beginning of the war and  kepi, in touch with .liom afterward.  The Hum now paid 1������ not, in his opinion, f'ufi'Ieicnt to au-tnln life. -Spring-  Hold Rr-niihltcun.  An Oil That lo Prized Everywhere.���������  Dr. Thomas' l_cl-r.tr!- Oil was put. upon tho market without, any nourish  ovor thirty yen .a ago. It wan put up  to meet tho wants of a small section,  but ns soon as its merits became  known It, had a wholo continent for a  Hold, and it Is now known and prized  throughout this hemisphere. There is  nothing equal to It.  (<'.11*.11  Britain u.ut :  | iiivvun and vil|-ij:<*!;,  I  ���������> t   '. Ml-lll'l II \' .If  ib." iiMicii-tc in the  ���������i*i >>i-i- c*nt. und I  'i *r   <'*it  0 i-��������� i" cent.  ,.r,..H���������  III  ii-.UU'  tn      it.. 11- .. ~  itiw I line Ih nlnuit  Vli'HIIH     7~������     l<>    t.11  Young Burnos hnd married contrary  to his father's wishes. Meeting his  pi.-cnls. .soon afterward-, the father  said, angrily:  '���������Well, young man, T have made my  will, und cut you off with a dollar."  "I am very sorry, father," _aid llio  yiiidb,    i-on I ri* i-'y ;       a fid    lh.-������j    ;. ."3. *<-.i ;  "Bui   you   don't,' happen   to  have   tho  dollar  with you'.'"  MOTHERS!  I'"n't   full   la   iiriicnn*,  MRS. WINSLOW'S SOUMING SYRUP  For   Your   Chlldr-if' While   Teethlnp  "      " U'w;-   III,*   Chllil,   Hi.ri.nn   (li.     .'lIMi..,  ...ii.   i.   i|., n    si mil   i.ti'u-,   Klul  .-������������������moily   for   In.uiullt*   Dlur-  ih-  *.t'w  .I..*  ItlV  tHHHTT-l'IVt CTA.m k  Universal  Sobriety f  One of the most Bl_rii.lc_ut result-  of lho war in regard to prohibition of  alimhollc beverages is that which has  ocnurrad in Franco, a country never  noted for Its serious consideration of  tho beno-its of abstinences either during poacoful or warlike tlmos. Certain civil and military aulhorll.ics  having Issued orders restrlcllng the.  onlc nf Bpirlts In a number of military  district r, tho legality of I heir acts  wore <|iurilIoncil, whereupon lho min-  Inter of Uio interior promptly Introduced a hill into Ui.. chamber of rtcpii-  M_H empowering all pr_fecls during  tlio war to rofili'lct, or prohibit entire-  ly the r-alo of nplrttuour- liquor,-, hi  (llsfrlcfs whbrovor It, wan thought ad-  vl-iihlo In the lntr.oi.ls of national  d-fonee.-' Adding.this radical net to  the wldc.;pe.nd prolilhU.lon of vodka  in i.u:",r,!a :*nt_ *! 1.r gro-.vlr.f. fcT'.Jti;: !n  l.ughuid that, Intemperance; in partly  i*--ponnihlc for ihe low lUandard of a  Iui'ro purl..of 1I.ii manhood, it is not to  b- <-ont..ovei'tn-l.|.littl. much of the. civilized world ��������� ban begun to awaken to  the ncci'tirilty for bob.!.new. both in  pmii'n and In war.���������SasUatnon Star.  Famous Prague Bell is to to be Melted  The big bell In the steeple of St.  Stephen's church, in Prague, has beei  offered to the minister of war as a  ccntribution for his collection of copper and other metals for the war. Thia  large church bell, which has "been  popularly referred to as "Die grosBe  Bummerin," is more than two J_:-*ii-  dred years old, being cast in 17'il by  the famous maker cf church bells,  Atchammer, from captured Turkish  cannon. St. Stephen's bell Is 201 kilograms in weight, three meters high  and has a swing of ten meters in circumference. Because of tho bell's  great woight it has not been rung f_r  a long time, not being considered safe  to do so, as Its vibrations might dam-  ago the 'steeple of ll.e church. Its for-  nuil handing over tn the government  '-ir war material will mark a big pu>  Iii. demonstration.  Montreal, May !������8th, 'Ot).  Miiiard's  Liniment. Co., .1 diluted.  Yarmouth, N.S.  Cientlomon,���������I bog to lot you know  that   I   have   imed   MINAHD'S   LlNf-  MT.NT for some time, and 1 find It tlio  best I liavo ever used  for the Joint*  nnd niii-clos.  Yours vory truly,  THOMAS J. I-IOGAM.  Tho Champion Clog and -Perle.-ital  Dancer of Canada.  MIsI.i'ohh--Hood g.uc.loiiH, Susan, the  house Is nn tiro!  r.W.;:;!'.    (C;Vi*:"..;;"1-C.i'      <>--m        - ,  It'n   fonifnrtln'  (o  think   that  at   last  t'l-f'; - ttr^ \n tb.   'cm'. _ 1 'a..-"t '*.-j  to l!_!it.  "What was nil dem'gwlnosoii at yo-  I'osldenco ylatord'y ovonln*. Brudder  Mooch'/ sounded Jiko a light uli-twlst  a camp meeting and a catamount!"  "Dutv \ aw, shuck,, suh! Dat was  ony de gen'leman funi do fiivnituro  si all ment uio' c'lccttn* his easy puy-  moiiUh."'-  .fudge,  ^-R:__I������;G^Oy  ,    WATKNPKOOr OOLLARIS  AND OUpffl  ��������� tSom-ihinr mmcr tfun linen ���������ad h-f  laundry tuflt Wish M wim **������. m*  viil-r. All ������tor<������.- or dirtel, /Unl- ������tyl������  ind tite     i-'flr ._..   *>0 will mill yt������u  1HI    MHIUInw ������mri   w*������^������.'r������t������'������     ������-���������     *..-.._-_-..������  Limiug  ���������uk *._**. __._-u������. Y#r������itta. <_wt<_->ia������  J  ���������������������������'  -~-^  ^^^ti^iMM^^mmmmmmmmrM mm  THE HE VIEW- CRESTO?.. B. C.  /.  z/?  SOTMATSm  a__*_? a _-.������.__������ & & St*i&f.  WORKING FOR DEVELOPMENT OF THE COMMUNITY  Everv Farming District Should  Have  Some Kind of an Organiza  tion or Club, where Farmers can get Togethier to  the Many Problems which Confront Them  JL-riSCUSS  It is  profitable    to    run  a  well-organized   farm,  and  still  more  profit-  Able to run it in a community which  _s following the same general lines of  farming.     The .farmer  must  become  Sietter   acquainted   with     his   fellow-  farmer.   In order to do this he needs  some sort of an orgazination or club  In  which he  cari    discuss    with his  ferother  farmers  the  problems which  eonfront each of theni. He must not  considei   his  time  wasted    when  he  spends  it in. association"   with  tnose  who are in the same line of work, as  himself.    He  may  not get wages   in  dollars and'conts for the time he puts  in at the club, tut the understanding  of the problems of liis teUo-w-farmi_r  -which will come to him through this  association   will   be   indirectly     very  valuable.   The form of organization is  really   immaterial,   but   it   should   be  one  in  which the  women and  child-.  _���������__.  have  a  place,   for   farmers   and  .their  wives  have   always   worked   together  more  perhaps  than  men  and  women have in any other occupation.  There  is no question but that the  efficiency   of    the     average   country  school is too low. If the farmers will  get together and look upon the school  from    the  standpoint of making  the  school what it ought to be, they will  make changes which will lead to the'  improvement  of    the  work done     in  the school, as well as lessen the expense :per pupil.    It  is  not the  purpose  of this  article  to  outline a  definite plan for a change in our school  system,- but   the   farmer   should' get  ready to listen to plans of this kind.  There  is not a better place  than  at  s  meeting  of  his  club,   where' there  will   be   free   discussion, and   every  effort made to get at the facts.  The farmers' club can be used as  a. means of entertainment and as a  means of makin ��������� country lifs more  agreeable to the young people, and  thus keep those on the farm v. ho  should stay there- . The tendency  of  farmers to move from place to plase  can ba overcome to a large. extent  by having a real live farmers' organization in the community to overcome discontent. "Far-away pastures always look green" is"an ^old  saying in ivl-lcli. the. e is a good deal  of truth. It should be the definite  purpose of every farmers' club to  make the home pastures look green.  Then there is another subject in  which farmers have a real live interest, and that is the subject of  roads. Whether they are good, bad  or indifferent, he is interested in  them because there is no citizen  who uses the roads mora than he.  The farmer should realize that the  juilding of roads is in a transitory  state. Even with our latest road  laws, it can hardly be said that we  Lave taken up a definite system of  road building. Future laws on road  making should be uiscussed by the  farmer in bis club.  Perhaps the greatest effect of  organization of a farmers' club  the effect on the farmer himself,  The   farmer  needs  parliamentary    law  in  a  good   farmers'  to  rub    up  against  He     needs     to  individual man.  the training in  that he will get  club- He needs  hi;  the  is  the  fellow-farmer,  learn that farming today is not the  same as it was thirty years ago.  The farmer has always been a good  hand at putting on' brakes, but the  time ha_ come when he should talre  tHe initiative and do something- to  build up his community in place of  hindering some one else from doing  anyt-ting.  1'hare is nothing equal to a regular  organization to help a man boost for  his community. He can and should  join his farmers' club, and then work  for the development of his <______unity and make it the best community  in the state.���������Montreal Family Herald.  Mental Equipment  J5lind Boy Who Made Good  Technical Knowledge is Essential to  the Successful Farmer  If there is any one thing that the  average man moving to a new district  does really believe, it is that success  lies in the country and not in himself-  Jf there is any one thing that he does  not believe in, it is in his own mental  equipment for ths task that lies before him. The great mass of farmers, whether we rind tham in a new  or old country, do not as yet value  very much, the making and finishing  of the farmer himself. A farm, boy  and his father would never think of  taking hold of a trade or profession  -without some years of mental and  practical preparation.  Any farmer would laugh at us if we *,  advocated the putting of boys into  the practice of law or medicine, or of  a. trade, without a course of special  training for the work that lies ahea_  of him. , "That's brain work," they  will say. But farmin_ isn't brain  work? "No, no." Go to any of our  agricultural colleges and see the  amount of brain work that is required  to understand so common a thing as  the soil. Note the outlay, of chemistry and the study of soil physics that  is required. Then remember that no  man can rightly understand the soil  and its action in growing plants without some knowledge of chemistry, and  the more the bettor.  From chemists, and men who study  the soil from that standpoint, has  come all the improved knowledge we  Lave as to fertilizer.- and soil regeneration. That is brain work of .-.  mighty high order. _-  Wouldn't it help a young fanner  greatly if he knew how to analyze his  n-oil? Tho chemist knows, and ho  freely tolls the farmer what he knows.  Put tho average farmer doe_ not believe him, for he knows too little of  chemistry to understand, and no man  naturally will believe a thing and accept It when ho does not undorstanu  it.   And so .it. goes.  Rut. tlio brightest men among the  farmers are catching on. They road  and try to famlliarizo thoir mind with  the meaning of tlitHo trulha of chom-  i-try. The .start tho ball a rolling.  Thuu those who cannot loam from  papers or hooka learn a llttlo or bettor  method-, but nothing of principles,  from what thev f*on Die moro Intr-IH-  pent farmer practice.���������Montreal Family Herald.  Blindness  on  All  The   Heavy    Handicap   of  Only  Made   Him   Press  the Harder  Stick to your dream, boy. Let nothing swerve you from the path, that  leads upward toward the fulfillment  of your life's  ambition.  You will meet with difficulties and  discouragements, but when you do.  just think of the m; n, Herreshoff, the  oat builder, who died the other day  in Rhode Island. In his life you ought  to find inspiration enough to lift you  over any obstacle.  When John B. Herreshoff was a boy  his r.mbition wa_ to design and build  tho fastest boats in the world. He  became blind while yet a boy. That  would have discouraged any ordinary  boy, for how could a blind man da-  sign a model that he could not see?  But Herreshoff was no ordinary boy.  lie stuck to his dream. The heavy  handicap of blindness only made him  press on all the harder.  The blind boy sat ih eternal darkness and whittled out, his boat mo-dels.  ..Gradually there developed in his  fingers a muscle sense that was.worth  more to him than eyesight would hav.2  been. Slipping the model of a boat  through his hands he coudl tell how  it should be shaped to slip through  the water with th.-. least resistance.  Other defJigners figured out their  models by complex mathematical calculations. Bnt the blind boy felt  with hifl sensitive fingers, and his  models wore the test, for when he  was 24 years old he built the faste-t  yacht thu world had ever known, nn-:,  while ho could not see the boat go,  he folt tho dash ..nil plunge nnd swiftness of it, and he wept when they told  him his boat had won tho race.  He built tho yachts Vigilant, Defender, Columbia, Reliance, Chut conquered lho soriojt'of Shamrocks in th������.  r.-.ce!. for the America'!' c. :p. lie built  up a groat couutriicltonal industry.  The government of his own country  went to him for torpedo hoats. The  fame of tho blin 1 designer of fai'l.  bants spread round the world and  England, Ruo-ln and Italy gave him  contractu for tludr fastest torpedo  hoats. Hi. died a. few -dnya ago a  -uccoss.nl man, fo,.- ho had stuck '.j  :v. boyhood'!! drot.ni aud achieved it  fully.���������KuiiRnH 01'.*.' -Star.  :a:ZCountry. Labor  The  Mian on the Farm is a True Patriot  in  Doing  His  Best to  Promote Production  The unemployment problem is 'still  existent in tne cities and the scarcity  of laboryis still complained of in rural  districts. The qr.c.tioi. is how can the  one be reconciled with tha other, and  the one brought to  supply what the  other needs  and    the  other to take  what the one possesses in excess* After the war tnere may be a rush, of  immigration, but that cannot be for a  years  at least.    We must,  therefo; e,  make the  best  of the  situation,  and  try to get along with what we have.  A Toronto paper has been?, publishing  letters  from a  number  of men  who  have  accepted   positions    on     farms.  T.'iey all, without exception, speak in  good 'terms of their experience/ The  pay   is   not  lavish,   but    the   food   is  good  and  abundant,    the    bed  clean  and life in    the open brings, a keen  appetite for meals and a pleasant desire for sound  refreshing sleep.  One  manA writes:     "I have tramped miles  and miles after deer and dropped too  exhausted to eat or sleep. Here when  I'm hungry I have a^good meal to go  to' and when I;m tired there is a nice  clean bed waiting.    You know how I  hated   to  break    from  the  city,  but  now .Mary   and  I  are   botti   glad   wa*  came.    You should see. her with her  skirt tucked up, bustling to and from  the  barns.    It's the pastoral life for  us.    Men    who wyander about citie.-,  idle and hungry, while there are opportunities   like    this    offering,     are  crazy."  Perhaps readers of this may think  the writer of the foregoing has- hit  upon a - soft spot. It is more than  likely, however, that he is possessed  oi that Mark Tapleyism that should  accompany all desires for work. That  hopefulness that leads to success and,  at tbfis period of time, begets some  fulfilment of the scriptural injunction  to bear one another's burdens. Every  man, yes and every woman, who goes  to work in this strain of spirit, and to  all it is possible, is helping to take the  handicap' off somebody else's shoulders, and is contributing to the welfare alike of his own country and the  empire. He is uplifting his fellow-  man, he is assisting in the clothing  nnd f6Gi������in_ of *.jis countrymen, mayos  his townsmen at the front, and he is  setting au example that cannot be too  ��������� extensively folic wed. He is doing  j his share, toward reconciling the  wants of tha city with the needs of  of the country. He is also prabably  prolonging his own life as well as  making matters easier for others.  Above all, ; he is proving himself a  true patriot in earnestly doing his  best to promote production.���������Toronto  Globe.  Tim-ii. f.  _L <!J_-_.I*.a_.���������_-*  Bjr&zs. Jin.a.  fill M, \P   .-���������_ 1V1VAM  THE   GHOST   OF  1870 HAS BEEN LAID  IN  FRANCE  The Whole French Nation is.now Confident of Ultimate, Victory  _ -a Sublime Faith in Genera! Joffre and in me Brave  Army that  Gallantly  Having  nr**u__  J___������C  fi^ ___���������-'*__.__������ _r  "Do ���������*__-__-���������  __*���������_*_.-.-__������._.  Af-  in a  No Humanity Now  Tho prpmdoiiblatl. of Ilnmburg  recent Im-wo onys:  "Theni ar.'jio such things na the  principleB of humanity.  "PolRonons gut. in but. ono Instm-  m.'iit. nf warfarn among ;nany othera;  thi) oiue.y against it, iu duo to tho  fiu'o that it hart not y. t h'>on universally adopted.  In war there ia no such thinj*; na  Immunity, nor should there bo, and  nil the lucubration.- of Tho Hague  conforeiieo on thin .subject are bnt no  iiiu-.li diildl-h prattle.  "Modern technical C-porlmonts  yield new wenpona to lilm who In not  ftn idiot and known how to tako, ad-  "rimtage ot them.  ���������.Ji'ininii-, not bolng idlo!-, <lo-iltu.  Co iic  !,������*ntiiiii:iiiaii/.cal. "  They nlno decline to vank them-  A������dv.*!������ miiimi- all boiiornhl-  nu'ti!  Hie her Pricea  for Timotliv  Farmer.  Should   Save   Good   Pntcheo  of   Timothy   For   Seed  Prcii-iit and prospective high prices  for hay iu having tho natural effect in  reducing the areas that may ho loft  lo timothy need. Report!, from th.  United States abio indicate rodmanl  iir..nt. Hint may ho left to thi.; fic'-il  crop. T\vo-thtrdn of our .-apply in us-  utily Imported from thu rutted  Stnton, where It Ih grown on Ian 1  ranging in valuo from $75 to $150  per acre, Thin need com on rather  badly hulled, but hi partk-ukui*, frov-  from wood Her-il'i.  Tho pronpectn fo. (.hit. year urj  conaldcrablv hl������;',icr nticci; for timothy need. Canadian larmcin un* nd-  vlned to bear thin altitatlon In mln.1  and arriuigo to leavo lor -.i-i'd particularly chum ploc-ii of timothy.- -,S*-od  Mt'MIH-h, CM I-*-*!'..  With   His  Intimate   Knowledge- of  fairs,   He   Can   be   Nur.il.ered  Among the Wise Men  If Diogenes were to return to the  world touay with his lanter.. and tub,  this time* in search of the man who  knows most about his fellows, would  be spend his time on the city street  corners? Would-he-Hnd the man who  knows men and human affairs best in  State street, or Wall street, or Fifth  avenue, or University avenue?  The bigness of his surroundings  has been the city man's undoing.  Complexity means departments- and  departments specialists. The ribbon  clerk knows literally everything about  ribbons, one vice-president of a metropolitan bank everything about foreign  exchange, and the humble president  of a railroad knows all about hardhearted bankers.  The city man does not meet men.  He learns the name of his first neighbor above by reading of his suicide  or.divorce in his newspaper,. Henry  Grady cut short a New York career  and packed up for rural Georgia because no one in his Hat was able to  tell him about the little girl the un--  dertakers had called for. No one in  tho block know mere than that she  was a little girl.  Tho count.y doctor, the country  parson, tho country lawyer, perhaps  lead those who know their fellow-  men, but a place must be made also  for the country banker. True, he docs  not. see tnan and women, in the tensest moments of domestic lif-. That is  reserved for the country doctor, 'and,  iu a lesser degree, the minister. Like  the lawyer, too, he ia limited to men  for the" moat part in Ills dealings-  Women seldom borrow and'only In-  frcup-itly require the services of a  lawyer.  But modem economics have armed  thu lender with questions and tho entire buHinesB life or the community  pnst-CH In review before him. lliiHiness  is done on borrowing- r.nd tho man  iih well as the trnnuaction pnssofl under thu iiujuhiltive eye of the lender  In the country hank. If the farmer  wants now lmu'hlnp.y, the. banker  learns tho cost of farm machinery,  the different grades, the different  numufactures, the U-.-, the -living.,  as compared with the less modern  methods. The astute lender alno diH-  eoverB how much wheat the borrower  huu, what the production la per aero,  what -t'.ior ���������,!*"''." tho bn. ro*"������-'i" hm1,  and why it is that lie ia out of ready  (���������U-.il. I'l time (he grocer, tin; lawyer, the. doctor, the smith, and tho  station in.unt will knock at bin door  with the story of their Hveu and anibi-  tllillU.  Kvery loan It. a fiynipo:.luni of other  mi.ii ti bind lie*-). Add a dai.h of imn���������-  Inatlon, and the country banker can  be numbered uinoni; the wine men of  i lit-  world.���������-('.hU'U'.ro Trll.uiu-.  The great doubt has been lifted  from the heart of France. The accomplishment of this was the grandest  deed of French arms in al_ the year  of Armageddon which began a year  ago In history the feat will be  known as the victory of the Battle of  the Marne.  . Not only did this victory probably;  decide the fate bf France geographically, but its influence uy-on the spirit of.-he country"was, and still is, in-  ci.I_md.ble. For notwithstanding tha  "'solidarity" accomplished instantly  Andsppntaneously on August 1.. the  ay -tne general mobilization order  was posted, a great doubt weighed  like lead on the hearts of those who  marched away singing as well as  those who stayed behind and wept.  'Everybody remembered 1870. Tbe  old^tTranco-Prussian war and the horrible nightmare of blunders, y The  young had heard the story time and  again. The French, in: 1870; were totally unprepared for war, were badly  equipped and badly led. Their plans  lacked cohesion. Generals fought 5 -  dependently one of the other. Treascn  was laid at the door of one and altogether it was a terrible mess in  which the poor soldiers never had the  slightest chance notwithstanding a  courage which wrung from even the  Prussians the exclamation: "Oh, what  brave fellows!"  So,   when  the   soldiers   started   for  the war,  each  one bore in his  heart  a burden  heavier than  the knapsack  on his back:  Woulc, history repeat itself?    Would   1914   be   another  1870?  Was   France   better     prepared  ti__e?     Would   she   be   batter  Were her generals equal to the  task ahead?    If not, then    **���������*    *  They dare not let their minds' run  beyond  this   point.    Individually    the  most intelligent soldiers in the world,  thay have the other curse-and blessing of civilization, an imagination, so  they sang and quit thinking; they joked with one anothey, never admitting  even to themselves���������let alone to their  comrades���������that the doubt was there.  Back home the hearts of mothers,  fathers,, wives, sisters and sweethearts  were troubled by the same unexpressed   dread   lest   1914   prove   another  1870.    And if such should prove to bs  the case' "*    *    *  They, too, smiled and talke.d cfieer-  fully of a new and irresistible France.  All knew, those who remained waiting as well as those who went to war,  that for forty-four years Germany had  been living, eating, sleeping, drinking,  dreaming war, and that this war had  Stemmed the German Invasion   T '  come. What about France? Who was  General Joffre? Who were the other  generals? Newspapers had but recently declared that France was.unprepared. V. as this true? And aii V.exu  ou being troubled in secret lest  b ranee -should again prove unready.  After vague news reached Paris  that General Joffre was in retreat  from;-.Charleroi, the 1870 bugaboo  loomed, bigger and* bigger. Mauf,'eu5rs  was invested-, Lille was occupied.  Then there came silent, tense'days,  without any real' news. The government moved to j Bordeaux, the Ger-  mans were now iii Maubeuge, Com-  piegne, Soissons. Rheims; Chalons,  Epernay, , lameyjlle, Verdun and  Nancy were seriously menaced. Paris,  it- seemed, was doomed, -and Uhlans  were reported to be at the gates- The  worst fears of soldiers and home-oiks  seemed realized; it looked like another 1870, only  worse.       .  Still there was no panic. There was  the exodus of thousands of people  who objected to living in Paris duria-j-  a German occupation, but the city was  calm. France's "sacred union" was  firm. But the doubt, instilled into the  mind of France by 1870, was there,  galling and real. The people could not  know that General Joffre was later to  be called a genius. They could only  wonder if his retreat was strategy or  incompetency. The consorship was  strict and they -had few facts to base  opinion o'n. They did not knowthe battle of the Marns was being fought, nor  that Joffre had pevformed, by winning  a victory there, a sort of eighth v.p_.  der of the world. Yet this was true.  ', General Bonnal said of this battle:  "This is the first time to nay knowledge that a great *_.rmy, retreating  and fighting at the same time, and for  eight days in succession, was able to  furnish the. effort by itself to transform  instantly its long and painful retreat  into an irresistibie offensive."  Yet that is what the French armv  was able to do. Through his victory  a new France was born. The great  doubt aws lifted, the 1'870 bugahbo  banished. The people W--re given ccn=  fi_oh.ee in the army, the army in itself.  Henceforth, whatever may happen  to the Frtnch soldier, he will refuse  to be discouraged. He can advance,  retreat or doggedly hold what he has  won, any or all, with tenacity and  good cheer. He has faith in hia officers and Caith in himself. He knows  the war may.be long, but he .'grins  and grits his teeth:'"'."  "We'll get 'em at last!" he says.  The  ghost  of 1870  has  been   laid.  this  n'eat  Successful Woman Farmer  A   Clever     Missouri     Woman     Wins  Fame   ac  a   Farmer  Missouri's first woman to become a  professional farmer has blazed the  way for hundreds of her sex. Her example has been followed by so many  other women they are now organized  under the title of the Missouri Women Farmers' club. Miss .F. Pearle  Mitchell of Ilochepurt, president, is  the first professional woman farmer  In the state.  Born on a -20-acre farm in Boone  county, 3he grew i.p to love the soil  and took a keen interest in her father's work: Later the farm became  hers by inheritance and for seventeen  years she has owned und managed it.  First she made a scientific study of  soils, grains und animal husbandry.  She is frequetnly called the "Hog  Woman of Missouri," because of the  large number of hoys sho marketed.  In addition to her farm interests,  Miss Mitchell ia interested iu every  form of woman's activities. She also  is secretary of thoi National Women  Farm \Managers'   association,   secre-  ������������������y of the Missouri Homo Makers'  conference, vice-president of the Missouri Rural Life conference, regent  of tho Columbia chapter, Daughters of  1812, and chairman of the industrial  nnd social conditions department r *  tho Missouri Federation of Women's  cliiba, besides holoTng a number of  minor offices.  She is a graduate of Stephens' col-  logo, Columbia, and for. many yei.rs  waa president of its Aluiunae association.���������Chicago Tribune.  Dairy Test at Brandon  "Darling, I think of you every mo  metit. in uhi day."  "Law   hii1u.h, Tom,  tl.*:* to jour work <>:  Granted that, mistakes hnve been  made, or granted that the discovery  ir. made that the war in going to be  lGut/y'r and harder than some people  Imagined u few months ago, it Is al)  tlio moro iiicuiiib_-.it on ug to make  tho real mind of tho country, the mind  which Is inlluexlblo and undlamayod,  and determined to iiuiUe all -aerifices  that aro needed for victory. We have  great Allies and enormous reserves of  ���������.IrnnKtli; and, whntover mny be the  difficult lea, we arc IncreiiHlng' in naval  and military power month by month.  Nothlnc: h'U nn Intlevlble will Ih hoc-  *i������uiry to make victory ua'aired. ���������  Went in inn tin* Ga'/.tt'..  Ayrshires Made the Highest Scores of  ���������. Any Cows  The dairy competition at the Brandon fair was in charge .of. Prof.-J. W.  Mitchell and E. H; Farrell of the  Manitoba Agricultural College. Ayrshires mado the highest score of any  cows, pure bred or grade, in the test  which lasted two days. ^  The scale on which the scoring was  done,   was:  Twenty-five points for each pound  of butter fat.  Threo points for each pound ot  solids  (not fat).  Ono point for each ten days In  milk after the first thirty days limit,  tan points.  Awards in tho various classes  were as follows:  Open to pure-bred or grade, heifer  under three years:  First, Lakevlow, Miss Prim, Ayrshire; owner, R. Ness, Do Winton,  Alta.���������UV.ff points   "  Second, Pets Mouriers Beauty, Jersey; owne'r, Jos. Harper, Kinloy,  Sank.���������89.49  points.  Third, Agglo Teake Posch, Hol-  stein: J. Glennlo and soiib, Macdonald,  Man.  Fourth. Princess of Winterburn,  Holsrcin; owner, Geo. Bevlngton,  Winterburn,  Alta.���������83.49  points.  Cow, llvo years or over;  First, Barchoslclo Lily 12th, Ayrshire; owner, Gei. Bevlngton, Jr.;  owner, R, Noes���������142.69 polnta.  Second, Jacob-. Johanna, Holsteln;  owner, Geo. Bevlngton, Holsteln���������  K!0.09 pointc  Third, Ruby Jenn, Holsteln���������130.09  points.  Fourth, Madeline De Kol, Holsteln; owner, A. B. Potter, Langbank,  SiibIc���������125.10 points.  .silver Lily Jewel third, Holateln;  owner, J. Jl.  Laycock,  102.12  po!nf.&.  fciv..- mini  ' vo.j'n  Mike and Pat met one day on the  -trcc't.  "Oli Pal," Htxyti Mlko, "I dreamed  Ituit night that you died and went to  the lower world."  "Well."   na.vh   Pal  been  worm-"  "I low" j tliat?" exclu lined Ml lie. in  umn/finiMit  "It in-Itht bavi  'It  inh-ht   hiivi*  mic alien-      "Well," relurne.1 Put,  i'������ t  'Art ti." \ -tin true."  Alfalfa Good Tor Horsea  Alfalfa if* practically ai good when  fed to horses nn when fed to milch  I cown    or   to growing ntoclc, but   wc  muj*,t  V..   .-\rctu! to "bnl-vn. <*.' -*hc rr.  tion.    Timothy hay  Ih  a good  filler  and that is onr. of i':* groat values In  feeding    lioraea;     it ufforda  bulk t*>  the   food,   mi ' when   timothy   In     fed  along with outa wo have u very nice  combination.    Tho  oat a  ftirniah    thu  "atienglh" and the llmothy furnlHlU'H  tin.*  bulk.    Alfalfa    ia a feed    really  "stronger"    than oala,   and when we  lino it In placo of timothy wo nro Ju..t  donbllni-r   llirt   Mr. mHb   of     onr   fi������i*.d  The feed In mado Ko "idronj." that tin.  animal iu unable to ullll/.i It fiith-lv  an.I thn -portion-, not mltt'/���������d rmi-t be  worked off by tho kldnoyn    In laifo  nittu-ure.  .  _99!__________S_________-__!___^^  'IMI'_������J__l_(J--__i  IMW*__l-M_:-8������_<t*_**_������._t!_^_-  ������__  iM_a__a_ig______i_i_^  ____.m THE  CRESTON   REVIEW  lib. *  _ -.'  !__?  j _ f t  It- i  Mm  m  m^fi ������������������'  ft. .,-  Ipk':.  Wi:,  M  m  ���������5"-' -  Ifey'  p  If  iF.  Pi;  !������  [__  1  li  ���������Ely  II.  1  W  w  m  w  I  i  it;  IB  111  H.''<  J]  11!  Jl:!  Pi  hi  'I!  ii  ft"!  I  m   HE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription: 02 syeai* in advance;  $2.56 to United States points.  O. F. Hayes. Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, SEPT. 24  Interest in Red Cross work in  the Valley, we are" sorry to hear, is  on the wane.     The ladies, or many  A    * *������ _  * .        . ���������  fYT   T.nP-Vr-    TrK-T.n *_"_"���������      ow*___     _i#vr   "ri.ir--n-i-r.-v   i. w_  "-*-      V���������. >_.������-. j   _.������*. *J������^-w_- ^     ������-. * VS        *_.\^\j>      UVI4 ll*14Jkj      **������--  at the depot as they used to; taking away the raw material one  week and bringing in the finished  article next, and so on, week after  week.  A let-up in these activities' of  course, was natural during such  busy months as Juiy and August,  but now that September is well  nigh gone, and still the callers at  the depot include only those who  have become known as regulars, it  is hardly to be wondered at that  those in charge are beginning to  wonder whether it is well to continue operations.  And be it known that operations  are not hampered for want of  capital wherewith to purchase  material to make up into the needed soldiers* comforts and hospital  supplies. The need is For workers  ���������women who will devote a portion  of their time aad energy each week  to i___J_j_ne? i������t5 ���������_!_*������i_dv-Ctit--out  material in many eases.  Whether the cessation of activity  Mr. MacKay seemingly foregoing  the luxury of his "cold tub" to register his protest bright and early,  while Mr. Schofield did his bit with  vxte _i6par_______t, as well as S8__d___g  a S.O.S. call to Mr. MacKay to cut  out the.afternoon tea, if necessary,  to immediately an&forcibly register  Creston's complaint against Wins-  low's mismanagement.  We draw attention to these details so that our readers will have  all the facts should there be any  attempt to make political capital  out of the incident. The incapacity  Mr. Winslow has shown, while very  indirectly chargeable against our  legislative representative, is hardly  liable to occur again.  .__sJ_______  IT  **9ffSSS& ������w ePjr-������ a B8& mWs^aSZszs  .~ j   IS    UUC  _~.    _._._    ___.a__e -_e  i/_'     dh-     muui.i.uu:     _r_  _.l   ___o  ladies towards the cause or dissatisfaction with those in. charge we  are not in a position to say, but  whatever it  is that is causing the  jl/unnnnn .-- *---_. ���������.-_-_.-_ ���������C ���������.nnl'���������  ucui.au.   Jill _���������_!*_       V/UUJkJll V     VJ_   OU{JJ_ljVC-3  should be remedied, if humanly  possible, at the earliest possible  moment.  About the only direction in  which the Valley is making any  tangible demonstration of its willingness to further patriotic effort  is through the Bed Cross Auxiliary  and in such a worthy cause all  petty social differences or other real  or imaginary (mostly the latter we  fancy) grievances should be temporarily, at any rate, forgotten, and  a long pull and a strong pull and  a pull altogether made to keep the  output of Red Cross supplies up to  the high standard a Valley full of  loyal workers such as we have here  should maintain.  Supplies were never more urgently needed than at present. The  Red Cross is now responsible for  supplies for close to 8,000 beds in  the Canadian hospitals in England  while the latest bulletin from Red  Croes headquarters is that the supply of cigarettes, sox, shirts, bandages and dressings cannot be overdone.  "The Crisis in B.C-." has broken  out again���������in several directions.  Attorney General Bowser's recently  delivered address in reply to the  famous, or infamous, leaflet has got  into circulation in book form; Sir  Richard McBride has taken to  writing letters to some eastern  papers that had commented favorably on ''The Crisis" and, of course,  these editors have replied to Sir  Richard's strictures, and not altogether in flattering terms.  And now fche ministers who have  been held ur> to ridicule on account-  of them giving ''The Crisis" their  5if^u���������v* enGorsai/ioti, \\\ session assembled last week, passed this,  among other resolutions:  " After having carefully considered  all the answers and explanations given  on behalf of the government, we are  more than ever convinced (if the  necessity of the investigation, for  which we appeal. In all these attempted replies the main facts set  forth in the pamphlet, ���������* ihe Crisis in  B.C." have remained entirely untouched."  Discussing  this  same  topic last  ���������freek  it seems  to  us  the   Sloean  Record rung the bell when it says:  "The   ease   now   stands:    Certain  charges were made in "Tbe Crisis"  against the government.    Hon. W.  J.   Bowser  denies  them.     Certain  charges  were  made  in   Manitoba  against  Sir Redmond Roblin and  his associates.    Sir  Roblin  denied  them.     A  royal  commission   was  appointed to investigate.    Sir Roblin   and   liis   associates   are   now  answering   criminal  charges in  a  magistrate's court.    .     .     .    It is  not sufficient that those statements  should be denied by members of the  government,  it   is  necessary   that  the statements  be  conclusively refuted.      This   can   only   be   done  through investigation by an impartial commission.      "You're a liar" ;  "You're another!"   are  poor arguments to approach the ballot with,  at least for thinking Conservatives.  The people want proof���������conclusive  proof."  Ladies  9  _"*������_  i^Hilclireii s  Boy's and Girl's  for school  The weather has taken  a cooler turn making  a Sweater almost a  necessity for most  outdoor activities.  Our line is well bought  bqth as to price and  assortment of colors,  and quality of goods,  of course.  -*-'' '���������..'������������������  Our line for Boys and  rUe  .t_V  Girls  *-������ ���������*"___  en ������_  thing for school wear.  Early inspection is advised ;   they are sell  ing we  ell.  Your money back if goods  are not satisfactory       \  0_._^.___ 4������9  MA #������G������-_?  ������������_>  General Merchant  CRESTON  Had Some Friends  Liquor Leffjsiation  In view of the adverse   ..riticiHm  which all parties alike arc levelling  at R- M. Winslow, provincial horticulturist, for his seeming indifference as  to  whether   the   Creston  Valley  receives a   call   from   tho  prairie business men  on thoir coming tour of the Kootenay and Okanagan fruit  districts it is but fair  to state  that while such   arrangements as  he  may  make  will   be  chargeable    against   tho   government, whoso  servant  he  is, orodit  should bo  given   J.   H.   Schofield,  M.P.P. for Ymir; Neil F. MacKay,  iiH.-..i->-i* Un   Ks.tiio, '.lid   Mr. Scott,  the deputy minister of agriculture,  all   of  whom, wo  believe,   exerted  what iiiMu.-ioo  they could   on  Mr.  Window   to  figure  out a stop at  Creston by   hook  or crook, and at  t fit* i.yiii.fiim    <vf    T>T������.|<ihm    Jf    iii.i.iI  l,i������  At the lime Till. I.I.VII.W wrote  Mr. Wiwilow in tho matter we aluo  <oii,iiiiiiii<-iit.*.l with   M.imsi'h. Scott,  \ 1 i������.������lrt������ .���������  ntwl   Molioflold   mi.I \eo hnvo  I,,f. ,...,-.   f������-....      ..II      ,.P    thltrrt    M'Vl'..|������   pi  dieato they Kf>t  busy immediately ;  Something definite on the proposed prohibitory law and date for  the public expression of opinion for  or agairst, should be forthcoming  any day no\v.  We hazard this statement on tho  strength of the announcement that  Attorney General Bowncr is leaving  this week on  a aix-wceks' trip to  eastern Canada.     The law must of  necessity bo drafted  in his department and if it is incomplete at tho  timo of his  deparbuao it is m.irully  certain  tho finishing  touches will  hardly be put  on   until his return.  Or if  completed   in   the interim it,  will not be  mado  public  until tho  mini-tor given it hin final ok.  .fudging by the way tho newspaper., of the province are shaping  up on the matter tho "drys" havo  i.*������������������.. ii������l<<M������ any too fi.-������'->j'M->l������*. ii -.--*->,.>  too force the iHHrie.  The premier him rofunod to con-  Hider the .uiggoHtion that the hotels  be .-lot-oil uiui 51 oner the war. nnd in  ..'...i. ���������,(* ii,,,   *rl**-������������-i*' t.nrtttttiii, fn)'Ii.ir'ii.  Intion similar to the Alberta Lnpun-  Act,   the  government  is liable to  follow Alberta's example and refuse  to  shorten   the hours   for   selling  until after the vote, at least.  Quire  a  large  number, too, are  being heard from to the effect  that that owing to the duinoss prevailing in the hotel business it  might just be the part of wisdom,  to go slow until it is seen how the  new fangled Saskatchewan and  Alberta systems work out before  following up their lead.  There is also a feeling that at  at this critical stage in commercia-  affairs it would be unwise to put  more or less completely out of business an industry that is estimated  to employ 5,400 hands with a  monthly payroll of $303,726, representing a capital in^/estment of  over $20,000,000. In view of the  slow trade prevailing iu the hotel  business, in common with other  lines, the average citizen will need  a lot of stirring np before he will  go into the campaign under a full  head of steam���������unless a measure of  compensation is a feature of the  legislation.  In view of the apathy of the B.C.  citizen, in many cases, in matters of  this sort the "drys" should be prepared for strenuous campaigning at  this time, particularly. Any province with a cosmopolitan population such as B.C. boasts must have  a brand of prohibition tliat prohibits the use of intoxicants by rich  and poor alike, with ample workable machinery for enforcing it,  and iCwell-deitned public opinion to  insist on its impartial enforcement.  Without these qualifications, particularly the latter, a weU-rofiulated  lioonso system is very muoh to be  preferred.  ought to make Minneapolis and  Mil  waukee quite friendly=  J. Cameron of Cranbrook   _i-.|.^  over night in our city on  his way  to  the metrobolis west of here.  R. J. Long and family of Erickson  were in the city on Sunday, the guests  of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Hunt.  "We note that the Indians have returned from their hunting trip at  Yahk, and the most of them were  pretty well supplied with venison, also  several bear.  Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Hunt were  Erickson callers on Tuesday.  The Misses Nederlid and Adamson  are visitors at the Nelson fair thia  week.  W. C. Forrester, provincial police,  gave this district an official call one  day this week.  The Kaiser has declared that beer  is indispensable for the army.  Had Mr. Bryan known of this, he  probably would have been willing to  sign the most drastic sort of note.  NEWS OF KOOTENAYS  Kiiehener  F. Nelson spent tne woek-owl at  Moylo among friends.  Almost ovnrything Ih showing hikn-  of fall except Constantinople.  L. Olson of Khnlwrly dropped iiiilo  town yoHtorday, and Ih "taking in the  wight-..  MiH. V. Olson and children uro  spend ing a week in Cranbrook and  Moyie,  ������ i      ii,.,,.._,....  ��������� \\rt  i-ilinieui    your   |hki|m-i   ������������.......������*.*,..    .'.-���������  concert ami dance at Yahk lust  ftnt-  urday night.  Rev. Ai'.'lMloMfnti Ih'W of KiihIo  Knent. the week-end with the n-roune,  with urond HurceiiH.  Golden had a four-inch snowfall on  Sept. 12.  Eggs are -15 cents a dozen at  Revelstoke.  The payroll at Trail smelter is close  to $100,000 a month.  From June 18 to Sept. 10, Trail has  raised $3,389 for the Patriotic Fund.  Silverton mines are said to have a  monthly payroll of $32,000 monthly.  Fornio police havo been inHtrncted  to collect tho dog taxes or shoot the  dogs. ^  Tho total hospital tag day collection  for the wholo Kaslo country was  $344,85.  Nakusp hospital is facing financial  difficulties. It hart two patient-, at  present.  Two motor cycles are now owned  in Golden. Ben Ranch brought one  lust wook.  Thin your Groonwood fair will havo  to got along with a $25 grant from tho  town council,  Trail Italian- *u*_ giving P.undny  oyoning dance--, in aid of their Hod  Gross Society.  The crops of all ranchers in Trail district haa Huffored connidorably by tho  recent hail-torm.  For Hhoothig mix blue grouse out of  season two Borland Italian- wore laat    ������.    ������ 1   tttn**,    ,., ��������� ,,���������������  ........X    h.^tx..    .fj.t>>     ������������,.������....,  WiiiHor Ut, Kobertw, mlllmen, at Elko  started it|������ their mill on Monday, having Hold tholr entire eut  ������ ..l���������l,.-,... /u,..,.,... ,���������,.,.   ���������.���������.,,,.., .,., ���������*.*���������   ������....,,..��������������� ..i. <-!.>..I     tftih  *<ief.e.1   flie ?>���������!.������  If   Mweden    jelnn    Geinmiiy,    Ihla   ilotle Fund over $100.  Revelstoke. reports an increased  school attendance and an increased  number of empty houses.  Employees at three Rossland 'names  gave $2,300 out of their September  pay to the Patriotic Fund.  Some Sloean Italians are hiking for  the United States to avoid going home  for actiye military service.  Aid. Robichaud says Fernie raised  nearly $200 worth of oates and hay on  the park property this year.  .,. Rovelstoke is hesitatiug about holding a sale of lands for 1913 unpaid taxes, which amount to $37,000.  To keep down expenses Kaslo council has just appointed the chief of  police Jardine to be town pound-  keeper.  Wardner is said to be the most prosperous town in the Pass. On the  Lund ranch potatoes are averaging 80  tons to the acre.  Thos. Le Duke, the prisoner who  made a sensational escape front Cr������.n-  brook jail on 9th was captured at  Moyie on the 11th.  The Cranbrook Sash & Door Co.  has secured the order for. all of the  wood work finishing of the new zinc  refinery at Trail. B.C.  Chief of police Adams asserts thero  are 42 dead dogs in tho city hall cemetery at Cranbrook. Dog tax has been  collected on 03 live ones.  Tho Canadian Pacific railway haH  decided to mako tho Trail smelter the  equal of the gieatost reduction works  on the American continent.  Tho Crows Nost Pass Lumber Co,  mill at Wardonor has orders enough  on hand to keep it running until  Christinas, and moro expected.  High water mark for moving picture  theatre attendance at Fornio is 000,  that number turning ont to hoo some  war piflturos ono night last wook.  Customs officials at Fornio binned  1000 cigars on Thursday morning and  tho Free Press wonders why, Ht-olng  "Sinokou" arc no badly needed at tbe  front.  Tho contract for tho 35.000 grain  doors awarded tho Staples Lumber Co.  ai Vvyciiito im  Jones & Doris  nailing.  Hernhb Twenty-five Aualriana arrived iri Cranbrook tho flint or the  wook aud will tako the places of acme  white men who aro leaving to light for  their country.  Cranbrook Herald; Tom Horron'H  race borne, has mot with an accident,  whioh will probably prove fatal. At  John'n ranch the anhiiiil ran a Make  into lt_ client.  Whil������. hi tho act of calling on   Mir*.  Hugh AtcGlll at i Van brook   on  Wed-  lu'iul.iy lu.'.l, it.i,iu \V;it.,',n u.i;. fat-illy  ...j.,...'i,.j1 i���������. h������������-  Mvnm ...i.,,  i,.,���������.,,���������,  .������<...������ be  ������t   homo   on   -ho   oeeiiM.on n.  thin vlnlt of Wati-nn. '  UWHiVty        t;.iii.|Mui.vw������  havo    thirty    mon  A  '1  >.  v,J  ')VB3  ':m  5.������l  ,������������������������������*���������*.1W������<MM'������.  i.  .y-i,;,,:,.: iiiiiiii. i.i___________i_iMMtaiiiii_i  __gH_gj____  ���������HI  wy iw i 'y/j'g^mni ^ j^gj) mm^m* ^* *j ltf-"JHMp^ia''Wiift THE CRESTON REVIEW  -   Vernon reported 37 cars of fruit ori  a single day last week.   ..v  Some tobacco was grown   at Crand  Forks this summer.  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  During August Phoenix donated  $2,050, for various Patriotic schemes.  Game birds of every description are  reported numerous in the Okanagan  this   year.  A bazaar and dance at Greenwood  on the 16th was good for $450 for the  Red Cross work.  Commencing on the 15th Greenwoods moying picture show will be  open two .lights a week.  Business as usual is the slogan of  the Phoenix curlers. They will hold  their nineteenth annual bonspiel in  January.  Befriends Mr. Winslow  _?OJv_a _*.  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENT  Editor Review:  Sib,���������At a meeting of the directors  of the Creston Fruit Growers Union  Saturday night your leading article in  your issue of Sept. 17th, headed, "The  Winslow Letter," was a subject of  private discussion and-it was unanimously felt that the tone of it was exceedingly uncalled for and did not at  all represent the feelings of a number  of your readers.  Probably the directors of the Fruit  Growers Union are in a position to  know and appreciate more fully the  work Mr. "Winslow has done for the  Valley and the good feeling he has for  it. JL)uring the late crisis in the Union  Mr/Winslow entered very fully into  ifScuities it was in  in offering ex-  the position  ��������������� M._        __._������__ _l  1_���������1-_.C._-  _I _-pi Ut  NOTICE  Empire,    Invincible,     Dodger,    Job  Trotter, Mark Tapley,  Pickwick,  Last Chance and������l.oyal Canadi.in  Mineral  Claims,   situate    in' tho  Nelson Mining Division of Kootenay District.  Where located:    un Iron  Mountain  adjoining the Emerald Group.  Take notice that I, W. M. Myers,  acting as agent for Iron   Mountain,  Limited,  Free Miner's Certificate No.  85946b,  intend, sixty days from   the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose  of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claims.    .  And further take notice thnt action  under Section 85, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements. *  Dated this 31st day of August, A.D;  1915. W. M. MYERS  Wynndet Box Faotory  WYHMOEL B,C.  iraies  pfingh anil _lrfigQort I nmhor  ._I.WMJM*'   UIIM \J_>��������� WWWVV     hllIIWVI "  pert criticism and suggestions.  Speaking personally, I have known  and appreciate Mr. Win-low's energy  ever since I came here and no one  coming in contact with him couidheip  but be struck by the interest he took  in the Valley.  I feel sure that your article was dictated by an excess of zeal for the good  of the Valfeey, but I also feel that the  comments could have been made quite  as forcibly-**.and more in accordance-  with good taste���������and probably would  have been if it had been possible for  you to have seen your article in the  cold light of print before it was published.  Reading Mr. Winslow's letter I fail  to see any "cheap sarcasm," but presume you niean the suggestion of a  guarantee from Creston, but feel sure  Mr. Winslow did hot' niean it to be  taken sarcastically, but as a purely  business proposition.  I think, however, that the expression 'cheap sax'easm? might be applied  more truly to your remark upon Mi'.  "Winslow's name.  In closing I feel bound to thank you  for the improvement  you have made  in _______ Review, and for the dignified  way in which, up to the present issue,  you have conducted it. Yours truly;  ':    W. A. McMurtrie  Highlands, Creston,.Sept. 19. ..;   ..  15 each.    As the newspaper men and  C.P.R. ruen rravel on passes they are  of no assistance in  this connection.  However, as the fare by reguliT* train  would-be'- $29.25 it would take only 60  fares of that amount   to   provide for  special.    lam  writing  to-day to the  B.G.F.G.A, asking them  to agree to  guarantee Sj.300,   which    would    cut  down tho-number  of paying passengers by another twelve.   Talking the  matter over with M.  Lindley we  believe that  Creston   might   well   put  up $100-which    would guarantee an  addition of approximately four  fares.  I am writing Grand Forks to the same  effect.   If they are agreeable only forty Prairie people would be necessary  to secure the special and every additional one above that Avonbd add  in  cutting down the actual  contribution  from Grand Forks and yourself.   Mr.  Lindley and I thought that the Creston Fruit Union might put   up $50.00  and the Board of Trade $50.00._  "A I'shall "be very glad if you would  take   it up   with   these    bodies   and  advise me.       Yours respectfully,  Pp.'���������: R. M. Winslow  JERSEY HERD���������Cows, Calves  and Bull.    Boys gone to war  C.WRIGHT,   - Kuskanook. B.C.  NEWS OF THE WORLD  The Business Men's Trip  DEALER IN  Uiiirh nlaoo Dnn.o _n- ���������������____no  iiigiiuiaopuifi-iooiiu cnuod  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Specially  GET  YOUR      ,  Plumbing, Tinning ann  Genera! Repair Work  Done  by  . B. Embree  Tho-til,i_. ii-iii in  of  n". ori.   wnli   dono  i'i ?���������-"��������������� I������\t j_fr*..r tlm un*m i.   fn._*on(>n  HMALL DEBTS COURT ACT  SuivimuWS  In thu aniull Debt- Court of Crouton  Holden at the Police Court, CrcHton  Between  GU-I.TIIT.DE BOFFEY,  Plaintiff  AND  ARTHUU 8. FITZGERALD  Defendant  Yon arc heroby Hiimnionod to appear  at a Small Dobtw' Coiirt to be holden  i-1-.the Police Court, on the Sixth day  of Or-tober, 1015, at tho hour of 2  o'clock in the afternoon, to mi-worthe  Plaintiff to a claim, the particulars of  which aro hereunto annexed.  Dated thin Fourth day of Boptemhor  lOlfi.  <.UY LOWENBERG, Maglntrato.  Debt or Claim  Cont of Plaint  $ M..8*.  D.IO  iI.10D._i:.  To thu l)-fi>iidant,, A. H. Fity.g������-rald.  -.EUTliUDE BOFFEY  I  .������������l*-p ITf-.    -**   l.llf/llliMI  ������ I  1*.  To Wlcidtling and Hauling  Tolegmph I������o1<������h        -      -      $1M������.K!{  Editor Review  Sib,���������I have yours of Sept. 11th and  thank you very innch for the same. "  I have had the pleasure of talking*  this matter over very thoroughly with  Mr. A. Lindley of the .Creston Fruit  Growers Union and write it with his  -concurrence.  I regret to say that the trip to the  fruit districts is developing very slowly. The Board of Trade here are  working vigorously on it and are  meeting with very slow response. It  has not, however, been decided to drop  it for the paesenfc. It seems impossible  now to change the general dates of  the trip and in that case it seems that  Croston, Nelson and Grand Forks  would bo passed through without  stopping.  Lot me dispose first of your points  with regard to stop-'.ivcr of regular  train.  Mr. II. W. Brodie Jof the C.P.P.  has ab-olulcly refused to consider a  two hour stop-over of the regular  train at Creston. You aro probably  aware that the general travelling public objects strenuously to any delay.  The plan you propose for stopping  over from the regular train and  travelling up the lake at night has one  objection. The Dominion Government will not permit of the carrying  of piiHH-ngo.B on thoir lake barges even*  in tho sleeping cars. This, of course is  a wise and proper regulation but in  this particular case it operates against  the plan you propose. I might state  that wo hud already endeavored to  get this ai rangement on lho Okanagan Lake but it was absolutely impossible.  As to the cost of the trip, I agree  with you that it is a comparatively inexpensive trip but tho people of Alberta must know their own minds and  p uracil hotter than anyone else does  and thoy seem to havo considerable  difficulty in financing it. However by  a good deal of i.eraplng wc might manage a special tiaiu. In that case the  ���������special will arrive in Oro-ton at 11. a.m.  or earlier If wished, and thoy could go  <,t������ IIto   liMii.. in  lltit i.ni.nitii- )tv   llu*     ���������������������..  w _  gular train. Similarly the into of this  .special would crw_t.it' a ntop-ovet ���������__  Grand Forks and perhaps a couple of  liouit. on   Monday   morning   to    .'<''���������  t..   ...   !,..���������!    ....   ........I      ..,,������.....,,,...I .  ..������!������.,. ���������|������ll,j.   V,.������.,f������,������ ill...,.lr.-  Now iih to financing a special, it rc������  3,849 officers and men are in training at the military camp at Vernon.  H.OW.W". J. Bowser and Hon. W. R.  Ross are on a tour of interior B.C.  points as far east as Fernie.  3>50O,OOO is expended monthly now  in B.C. and the Yukon in the maintenance of troops and other military  expenses.  Over $27,000 has already came in  for the special furnishing . fund of the  B.C. base hospital in France. But  $25,000 was asked.  I"...  TV.*-.C.t_i_'j_.    ������_    f._������r_c:<_.\7ii.-"v*_  A/f   _* "P  -���������'-��������� *������^>^> ������������������������-���������,   ������-     ^w������������������������ .   ���������   ���������.���������   .��������� .  fox- Vancouver, has   been   appointed  organizer for the  "drys" in the com-  _��������� ������--_--_.-_._    .   H-H   J-'I'lllmJl _1V>I1    U-HIJJttlgU.  The Doukhobors have assured the  authorties they will send their children to school, and the proposed prosecution has been withdrawn.  -Attorns**** ��������� ^General Bowser leaves  this Week for a'six-weeks' trip to his  old home in New Brunswick. This is  taken to indiesfce there will be no provincial election-., before Decembei*.  The Ministerial Union of the Lower  Mainland at ,their annual meeting,  Friday, re-affirmed their confidence  in the correctness of the charges made  in "The Crisis in B.C." pamphlet.  Canadian  The average yield of grain per acre  this year is highest" in Alberta and  lowest in Manitoba.  GALLING CARDS?  ��������� -'.- ���������-...- We Print them  T     ^_c_o4-/~\-rv  ���������^���������r���������������r _  1���������1 _r>*-4i->"\ I  _o_  _   ���������  i  ______________****"*���������"  /QX3   will   make    no    mistake  when  you  get off the train  you sign the register al  Since Octobe_;lass $40,000 has been  contributed to the Overseas Club  Canadian soidiers tobacco fund.  *r**        t *.  ���������   - ��������� ���������  . ���������_-- J. -._ ���������"*-- ���������j-y  Hotel of the  Fruit     Belt  Btefansson, the Canadian Arctic ex-  plorcr, who had been gfven up as  lost some months ago, has been heard  from,  At the next session of the Alberta  legislature the government will introduce legislation to give the women  votes.  The Canadian Northern will have a  three trains a week service between  Edmonton and Vrncouver, commencing Oct. 11.  Southern Alberta is pledged to raise  $250,000 for the Patriotic Fund tho  coining your. Calgary will be good  for $00,000 of it.  Tho provincial elections at Prince  Edward island on Friday resulted in  tho return of the'Conservative Mathe-  Hon.Government by a greatly reduced  majority.  Canadian banks aro reported in flue  shape to finance the prairie crops. As  a last resort thoy can utilize an authorized but as yot unissuod circulation of nearly $50,000,000.  British and Foreign  The war is now costing Britain almost $25,000,000 daily.  The war has forced Britain to suspend her free trado policy and impose  a tariff of 82. per cent, on certain of the  Import:,.  -1-fi.���������      i-    -.__,o--^������-i        T-J *-v4*������������ 1 1  ������-������3 -_T_tl 1 . ., r,  -jjiv,       '*_'_-_������.������._'-_        -_v-i������-i. i. Id vClilll _*  men will substantiate this. We  study the comfort ot' our guests.  The rooms are well furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  Headquarters tor Mining Men,  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  and Commercials.  /, B* Mor  *****  cm  Prop.  I  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  *.   i -.   SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.,I_L.D..D.GL., Pre-ldim.  ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager JOHN AIRD. Abb** General Mnnnjjer  b-Fii.i., $15,000,000    RESERVE FUND, $13,500,(100  BANKING  BY  MAIL  Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank  of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the same  careful attention as is given to all other departments of the Bank's  business. Money may be deposited or withdrawn in this way as  satisfactorily as by a personal visit to the Bank. sa*  0. G. BENNETT Manager Creston Branch  *Pboonix collection of old raxot>h for  the ovoi-Hoaa hoUHovh boy_ now totalu  51.   Ono gontli-iiian had live of them.  The crown of tho Great Northern  ore train- running to (hand Fnrki.,  are luciiHcd hy the I-ouUhoborH of Ht.������p-  ping their tram, in tinier to nteal  wnioi-meloiiH f.oi.i their gardoiiH.  The   eitl/eiiH of   Phoenix  will   pay  pari, of the tuition fee:* of A. (1. llodg-  ,.,.,,   ������. flint   ,*.^������.������,  ������������>l������������t  Ii.   .. t ��������� r.������wl !>><������ ll.(.  Vimrouvov Aero Hrhool iirul wUIhIiovI-I ty  __. *-k."J li-' U t" L t. " L> it  YH   m __ __i rm'*  %  _  ransfer,  _^lat.S6s  i  _  it  %  ery am  Shipment of McLaupjlin Sleighs and Cutters ou Hand  TEAM   SLEIGHS  Harness, Single aud Double nnd Supp'ics on Hand  .   - .      ���������"TV .  Ciccunu-iiHim  ly gradualc into the Canadian Flying j $1  several ^cis oi  Sleighs and Cutters  I        B I    XmSm\     I   V   ������>V^X__^   -    VU   mmS    I |  Phone 50 Mlrrtiir Avcnno  Hill ucs.-.  COAL FOR SALE  P  ipiiteH Heveuty live paid faiOH   of $������!.-   <'orp������.  \->\*���������  *nr\\r\  Hob 14  >,--->-na'-S'_-*t-$^^  n.  1*  Hi  ____���������  mmtm  _������__-  ______���������_���������_  ���������______!__!____ .THE HE VIEW, CRESTON. B. G.  A BRIGHT TOBACCO  _-_���������__  hrs g_7<  xni__  i.<������,*.Y 'rr* __*������������������*_*������  X* U^EiOX  AIT A  -   TTV  I^UALll & J.  ___  _-__i_tnr������__  <L/_C_1*������._.C_-  JTJE-JK.  __������   TTT--I  r_.uw  ^  ctirs  By Gyrus Townsend Brady  Copyright  \*__  by Cyrus TownEend  Brady  cluster of islands."  we  seek, do  you  anil  -leu-  J  (Continued;  The men ou watch kept reasonably  tober I'or a time, but even tliey wevj  not too abstemious. I saw to that.  Later on the eook. who wns not yet too  drunk, fixed them up a regular banquet out ot" the cabin stores, and there  was no objection to my taking a portion to niy lady in the stateroom below, where she kept close aud remained out 01 the way by my urgent entreaty.  most easterly- of a  "Is  it'the  island  think?"  "We are in exactly ihe latitude  the longitude of the chart if my e  lations are correct."  "The -island was uninhabited when  my ancestor was cast away upon it"  "Yes," said I, "but there may be natives there now, but no savages of the  south seas could be more cruel and  ruthless than the men on.this ship.''  "Let us go," she said, shuddering.  "What is your plan?"  "I want yon to dress yourself in  your stoutest clothes, with your heaviest shoes, wrap yourself up in a boat  ej.v_i.xv   cwiu    iiuvc    "Iin    ,iu������    ������������   vuausc    -���������_  clothes and some few necessaries for  your comfort. I will go and rummage  the lazaretta for ropvisions, and I will  s* if 1 can turn up any moro weapons  in the captain's room.    I  dare hot go  t  was below  in  words as 1 did so. She had had lier instructions and right well she followed  theni. She had her bout hook out and  fended off the minute the bout, touched  the water. For mo "to belay the falls  and slide down the forward one to east  off and take my place in the boat was  but the work of an instant. The oars  had been carefully muffled. Although  the noise of the waves rendered conversation quite safe, we neither of us  spoke a word until I had rowed some  distance from the ship.  (To be Continued)  oral  and  hunt  rations %that long day  charge were neeessar i-  and short. 1 did not  long away frc.ra the men  still were my .word, and  liroug.'- the captain  _n.l round two heavy pistols, which 1  i-_.re_t.uly charged, coi.eealhi.' them iu  the deep pockets 01' my pea jacket. I  P-ssed among the m.u freely, handing  our the spirits, op.i-ing fresh bottles  and   _andyj::g    rough jests,    but  took  .'.iv- communv  with my sweat  ly intermittent  .r......  ������_   _._.  -,...,  ��������� -a. - ������r    ..vi     i- -     ivw  or; deck.    1  1 searched 1  _-:'t.uiy eh;  they  their  I   could   not  it out ���������"we  were   insens-  to the arms chest'  tha hold anyway,  waste ilie time to  must hurry."  "Why,   you  said  ible."  "They'll recover  we know it.    1 want  possible" t  'Wait   a   moiuonr."   she   said.     She  opened a drawer under her berth and  drew  oiu   a   leather case,     whi-.ii   she  cabin I opoued  and   placed   before mc.  There  ' were two ivory handled silver mounted pistols in it'   "They belonged to my  as  ��������� senses before  Ion.  a start as  rli  er.  ?v_r to  i  not   ..  *.e 111 anj  y> mm am.  led to ti;  pes;-  :���������:������������������ vriit  tiie com  iion  more  to  e to.  care n  I coal  hatch,  Our ..irii't   was  slowly  on  t-i0 1 *.ir*?ction o* tiie *~  hriij    T"_d������?  eeward  since  From time to  .���������<���������  !..e snore with a glass, seeing- mat  the '.and was protected and completely inclosed by a. reef, on that side at  If-:-st   whicli a������reed \.vi*h Th-i ^-'li^rt  ^tit  the   sky   continued  overcast,  and  the  mist grew thicker, so I couldn't make  out   luiiCu   move   *.u__u   iiiat.     ������_   was  land,   and   that   was   enough.   It   was  big   enough   to   support   life,   and   i  thought that I detected green patches  here  and  there  that  betokened  t;iiif>u   and,  if  so.  water  and  Nobody took any care to .  hells,   but   when   darkness  sureiy  *n  ln.de.-. 1  "e^cyv-e or  nad  been  t sear <..'iJ.-  *!-.>i  she said. "With one of them  -������������������i-er voice broke. I nodded,  what he had don- with one of  She runimag.d further and  *ew out an exquisite sword, quite un-  ;: like my heavy one, but. if 1 could judge  j anything: about weapons, of flue tern  ,: per and strength and with its  : studded  fa t *  tie " ik  1 knew  in*, in.  at  hilt  wa s  recta k-  with  with   diamonds.     "This  my* rat iter's, too.': she said. And I  ognized it also.   It was that 1 had  en from Arcester.  The pistols were, smaller than  huge barkers, better suited for  hand, .nd to load them from  Ilasks which accompanied them  the work of a tew minutes. 1 thrust,  my own heavy weapon back into my  Keep the Land Clean  Every Means Should be Used to Keep  Land Clean of Weeds  Persons traveling through the country this summer speak with misgivings of ihe amount of weed growths  to be seen scattered through splendid  fields of grain. It would be most unfortunate if. through lack of precautions, the spread of wild and pernicious plants should became more general in the province,~of which there is  grave danger once the. pests become  rooted in the soil and are allowed to  grow and ripen. Every careful farmers feats the spread of tho seed of  th.se plants as he fears a plague being-  aware of the damage they are capable  of doing.".  To eradicate or prevent the spread  of   noxious   weeds,   hard     work     and  i care or the utmost vigilance are. necessary,   for   these   things   do   not   right  ; themselves   without  an   effort   on  the  part  of the  farmer.    A  western     ex-  i change, discussing the weed problem,  ��������� remarks:  ! "Xo evil seems ever able to reform  j itself, and booze has baen no excep-  ; tion. Attacked years ago, instead of  ; washing- out the. spots from its gar-  I ments and keeping them clean, it or-  EVERY   COUNTRY  WOMAN    SHOULD KNOW THE VALUE OF A CLUB  AND  HOW TO   FORM  ONE  (By Grace Vial I Gray, in the Country  Gentleman)  a  farmer    came  into  find   his   wife   dressed  his  lor  you going?"  he asked,  to town yesterday for  One  day  house   to  driving.  "Where  are  "Didn't you go  the groceries?"'  "I am going out to form a rural  club," she replied and with that she  lied the baby's bonnet and asked the  husband to carry his daughter to the  carriage.  But he, manlike, still persisted in  knowing more about this new, unexpected project of his wife's, so he  asked: "What's the idea, Mary?  Haven't you enough to do without  adding more to your work?"  Her answer silenced him for the  time at least: "John, look here. We  have been married three years. I have  told you all I know and you have told  mc all you know, so I'm going to form  a  club "and   learn  something new."  Such was the beginning of a rural  club in Wisconsin. T-Ste husband reports that since his wife formed her  little, club of women, ..who, like herself, self "stagnant," has been a  much better companion and a better-  natnred wife and mother.  your plans, for she may have splendid  ideas. Teacher aad parents should  be in closer touch than they are now,  and there is ho better way in which  to get acquainted than through the  club. The teacher can make known  her needs and wants and also gain  the assistance of mothers in helping  in school discipline, entertainments  and social affairs.  "But why, all this; talk "���������:.. afcout a  elub?" you Ave probahiy asking. "���������'Why  is the club so necessary?" You will  find our answer in all the little rural  clubs that are now. scattered over the  states���������each, one making life more interesting for its members and their  families.  The women, in them seem to feel  that one of the greatest things that  result from their club meetings is a  closer and dearer relationship among  neighbors. -_As one member expresses it: "Perhaps the greatest  thing we have accomplished has "been  the unifying c������ the members into a,  sisterhood of very dear friends." Isn't  that worth striving for? Isn't that the  greatest accomplishment, after all?  To feel you are all sisters, with the  same problems to work out, with the  same daily duties to perform; the  same  responsibilities  and  obligations  any  her  the  was  mixed to fight back. It talks eloquently of compensation for property  injured by the enactment of prohibitory laws, but the farmer who, year  after year, against law and warning,  permits millions of noxious weeds to  belt.    I t  around her waist  the    sword also.  these weapons.  >fi  v-jr--1     Then  I   left her  ������������������������������������> "c~  t deck.    The  .   v,1,���������i>-pt-i  vpr. \txm  nict-U \ grow, till finallv the whole com mil n it. v  m        IJ UV'iW.V. 14.       _X *������������������ X ���������   * t   *-������        _t* *m l-w .������.���������1     .    .   . ^ .        *       . . ������-  p. nd  We  bade, her take  might need all  flared  noisily that 1  would go below j  and turn in.    All but the most season-)  ed  and   hardy  drinker.,   were  by  this \  lime dead drunk.    There v,-_.s evident-!  ly   some   little   remembrance     of  my j  rank,  for  no one  yet conscious  made !  any  objection     Pimball, lying supine J  on* the deck, and Glibby, who was in j  no better case, with drunken effusive-'  ness assured me that they would take  care   of the  ship,  and I  went  below,  having  provided   all  of  them  with  a  fresh supply of drink just before.  I sometimes wonder if I would not  have been justified in killing them all  while they were rendered thus helpless. But I could not bring myself to  such wholesale murder, richly as tliey  deserved it and little as I was inclined  to mercy. I also thought of clapping  them in irons and stowing them below.  But there were not irons enough  aboard for tliat purpose, and Mistress  l.iicv .-'lid 1 count not. work the ship  unaided. We could not even feed and  water our prisoners. Vet if I could  nave counted on three or four true j  men's assistance I would have risked  it.  Mow Mistress Lucy had passed the  dragging, anxious hours of that awful  ���������lay you can better imagine than I can  describe.    And   my    occasional  visits  had   scarcely  reassured    'her  greatly.  Yet   in  an   emergency    1   have  never  known a woman who had more spirit.  She   had  left  her  noon  meal   practically untouched, and F-he. was sitting-  there in the cabin nervously clutching  the   pistol,   frightened   half  to  death.  Poor girl!    I don't blame her.    Whatever may have been  rlie cause of it,  -hi   waa   genuinely   glad   to   see   mc  when r -������������������'.mo in and lighted the cabin  lantern.'..  "Oh," she cried. "1 havo been In  .*._ony ihe whole day. livery sound  iia- caused me to .eixo this weapon,  and   when   1   have  not   been   watching  and   went  out  on  men were  in a profound  p*rike the i drunken  stupor.     Pimball was  sound  fpii   1   (jV-i asleep;  Glibby was nodding.   He leer-  ' ed at me as I drew abreast of him.  becomes infested, may count himself  fortunate if he should escape without  havin**. to pay for the work of cutting  and burning his green crop and for  damage done to his neighbor's, and  he will not raise the question of damages, lest even-handed jutsice shall  brankrupt him. Likewise the sum in-  ������������������Evervth-th-ing a-ali r-right?" he j vested in all breweries, distilleries  hic-coughed. ! aud wholesale and retail liquor houses  "Evervthing," I answered. "The old ! would only be a tithe toward paying  bark doesn't need much watching to-! for the havoc wrought by drink even  night." j "l material matters."  1 vawned extravagant Iv.    "I wiii go j     The careful farmer does not have to  and "turn in, I think.    If you need me | be told of the loss to himself through  call me." (permitting his land to become "dirty."  As I went below into the cabin I saw I He uses every means in his power to  that  in a few moments he  would be ! keep his place clear of weeds, yet the  The West Ashland Country Woman's   Club, Nebraska, at an Annual Picni������  \a#:j_i_    t-i : _.    r-_- =���������:_-, r._ ?���������.   x ���������     x,���������    r- .__.:_._   _*  **-_:���������   _.l..u.   -bm_ .*.������.������  vvii.ii     1 iicii     rc_iiriiiit;& rnui'   l\j*    -lug   rurrmiiLj  ������-���������    i m_������ \j,ixv    incic  Had   Been* 00  Sociabihty   in the Neighbo* hood  Every  like the rest.  i selves.-  lt h  th"  pi-i-  ii. u  th'  -j,  I:"  i.i  deer   I   have   been   on   my   kite'  ins-, for you and for myself.    1 do  link I can -tand another das  like  !.������������������'*���������.(���������'  God.  dear lady,  yon     r-hall  I  -aid,    .smiling reiuuniri'mly at  CHAPTER X.  In  Whch  We   P^ss the  Barrier  The lazarette was well provided, and  1   stocked  the  boat  handsomely,   not  forgetting an ax, a lantern and tinder ]  box.    There was not much water, but j  1 emptied  some bottles  of wine  and j  filled them, although I did not much |  worry  on that account, because there j  would be plenty of water undoubtedly 1  on the island.   The boat was provided !  with a compass and a mast, and sail.  I got. into her as   she  swung  at the  davits and overhauled spar and gear.  Then .1   f-hipped   the   tiller,   and   presently everything was ready.   A final  search brought to light a narrow locker   in  the   captain's  room,     which   '  forced open and which I found to contain    a   fine,  fowling  piece,  n   double  barreled shotgun and a heavy muuket j women  v. ith plenty of powder and ball.'These I state.  I pa,.sod into the boat also.  "Have you got now what you wish  to take?" 1 iisked when all my prep-ir-  iitions wore completed. ���������  "A change of linen, some toilet arl-  icles an dneccasarier*. brush and comb,  noodles and thread," she .answered,  holding up her bundle,  "Good," said 1, 1 judged It wan  about 10 o'clock at. night. "Now, do  vou get. into Iho boat, madam."  ."ihe  hnd  not boen  on  the  ship  for  six   months   without  having    learned  and   she   instantly   asked  unfortunate thing is that he is large-  I ly at the mercy of his neighbors in  j this respect, and no matter how vigi-  1 lant the inspecters are, there is bound  jto be more or less spread of weeds  j from the farm, the owner of which  ! does not show himself sufficiently  j alive to the seriousness of the matter  ! to take upon himself the eradication  . of deleterious growths. The provincial  and municipal' governments can do  j much to save the land from weeds,  i but  there  is  no  remedies  like  those  which rest with the owners them-  Saskatoon Star.  iceless Refrigerators  not necessary to purchase the  commercial type of this very convenient article* but housekeepers in  rural communities who. do not have  a supply of ice should copy the vory  effective devic? used by 11 number of  in  tho  western    part  of the  !n you  mean?    Have you  a  ������������������V.!i:'i  j..;;ii'.-  "1 haw. Th-> nii-n  am }!'uing t:> leave 1  \ -'ii wit j) mc."  " Ihn   bow��������� vi hen'"  !���������'(.���������.���������  i.m-.v.rr   !   (lire  window of her cabin,  it   1-\\ nil.!.*   a   sinau  Nov.- 1 had 111 ken  t]  lire sill  I-   s*lil  drunk,    T  and  take  open  On a  boiti, ;i  occiiKinn  ���������1 li in?.  are you going lo lowei  !,'o   upon  deck  ���������>*���������  the -'torn  level with  wmii-iiuui.  (lui*li''r; the  lo luv.cr iluit liniil. llul.' by Utile,  a few liK'lir'* at ji. time and then a few  in;���������!���������< -  ;*,t.  iiuoilw. r  time,  as  1   had  op-  (,v    ,., ,.,��������� 1   i.( ..'   ;.,,    ia!-. ;.;j,J   to  i.i:i!ii|it)k:(i< tnem unobr.crved, but I  had nii.iii;lil. it uov. 11 10 ili_- l.'Vi.l of lb.  ' '-ilii'i wirido".. 1*. lit-. ���������-'('������������������ birth 111 (.'I*, wero  r.-i.t (At, and I had no doubt, if condition- oil deck Well* iiM 1 e-perlrd lliclll,  I could inwi'i* it all tiie way later with  linpill.lt v.  "I nici'ii that  vou and  I ar** i-'.oliirc to  1 iniiiiii   in iii'>i  iiiiat  t(iiu*-'.iii inul l'*avi'  1 lilt; . hip."  "Tliuc   \%   |;ni(*  not   n  lcu^ue  and  a  . *������   ������������������> i������>r 1 vir tec      !'i   - (���������(���������tn'*  to  Kr  1 hi  W. N. U.  1067  soni  me:  "But  how  u way?"  "i  will'have  lo  go   upon  deck   foi  that," 1  said.  "But won't thoy ace you  "1 don't think no, but whether they  do or not, wo miiat chance it. but if  anything .should happen fo mc I'll cut.  tho boat ndrlfl, and you will be in  God's hnntl-."  Silently 1 nf.olr.tcil hor to t-tke her  place in the atom -liocl-.    II. was not  n   invert tiont   On   . b * cnntviiry   vol   nho  made hut a .ininll figure Hitting I hero,  Then 1 went on deck. I had ti can of  oil with me to oil tha blocks. It wnn  an 1  fancied.    By that       .     ....  (\.,   (,"1,.   m>*i||>   v.*;t"   ..i<il<ir>n   to   n    (I ������������������mil'iMi I  sittipor.    The Hlilp wan  ;\:\ human siipi'i'vii'.lon  rttlll I didn't, neglect  1   oiled   the   Hhlveil   of  lowered the bout  away carefully, in<  ! by  inch, until If wn:i water horn..    J ] could be  j i-ea-iiuri'd   my mlnl-Cun  by   wlihipercd , livening  Construct the frame work of a cupboard from four 2x2 posts, and lino  the inside, of the cupboard with wire  netting lo make it proof against mice  and flic.!_. On the outside of the cupboard, so that it will not touch tho  wire netting, tack burlap. For tho  top of the cupboard have the tinner  make a galvanized iron tank exactly  the size of the cupboard, and four to  nix iiieheH deep. The bottom of tho  tank form,"-, the top of the cupboard.  Keep the tank full of water, wot tho  burlap thoroughly, and bang woollen  'clothes around throe sides .of tho  II j tank. These cloths curry wntor from  the tank to the burinp and the evaporation of the wntor serves to cool  the inside of tho refrigerator.  woman should belong to a  club. And this is particularly true of  the country woman. Any woman who  wants a club hard enough can form  one. Nineteen years ago a few country women living near Marshalltown,  Iowa, felt the need of a little sociability and met very informally at one another's homes. Gradually the idea of  a club with studies grew, until now  these women have a thoroughly successful, practical and useful club.  One of the best and most satisfactory ways to go about forming a club  is to co-operata with the woman's club  in town. There should he greater cooperation between town and countrywomen, and there is no better place to  start than in the organization of your  club. The town women, with their  greater facilities for study and library work and with their past experience, can be a great source of help  to you.  One valuable source of information  for country women is the state agricultural college. A card dropped to  the agricultural college of the state  in which you liva will bring, free of  charge, any pamphlets, leaflets, programme outlines and so on, that it  may have. Frequently an extension  worker can be obtained to organize  or address .a club at the state's expense. The club that makes such a  request usually pays carfare nnd incidental expenses, such as entertainment, while the instructor Is In town.  Sometimes the teae.h?r, who has  charge of your country school will be  glad to act us n louder In getting the  club under way. The schoolhouse  .makes nn admirable meeting place.  Many women prefer it to meeting ut  one another'!- homes. Consult the  rural teacher before advancing fur in  to meet?  A  club   offers   relaxation   from the  daily routine of work- It satisfies the  hunger   of   many   clever   women for  more  mental ��������� work.    The  hands are  _. i   .,~        "U,  n line      Ci-_..    uiutu      l.Ug.  uuo.v,  for something a. little unusual, a little  different  from  the  dail������ work.    The  club-with its varied program answers  this desire.    The woman who once in  two  weeks  dr'esses her prettiest and  drives to some friend's house to meet  ten or fifteen friends has a little variety, a little spice added to her life.  As one rural-club pioneer writes me:  "Country  women have not the opportunities to attend educational lectures,   concerts   and     entertainments  that town women have,    and a well-  conducted club with a serious, varied  course   of  study  fills  the  fieed  to  a  great extent. Country women are not  distracted by the multitude of activities _ihat assail  town  women  all the  time.    Hence  they  are  more  responsive to club work.    The meetings relieve  the  monotony    of  a  somewhat  quiet,   existence,  and   for  many  busy  women furnish the only chance to see  and visit good neighbors with any frequency and regularity." '  Anything that unites neighbors socially and mentally, that offers relaxation from daily work, that breaks the  monotony and that satisfies the hunger for broader things of life, in to  he' commended. The get-together  spirit is n fine stimulant.  Furl her information on home can*  11 ing can be obtained from Mr. S. T.  Newton, Extension Department, Agricultural College. Winnipeg, or Mr. S.  1_. GrcPnwr.y, the University, Saskatoon.  London's  According to  the  'Busocg  figures  (hue everybody  t_ tn ii dHint-di  deserted so far  wan concerned,  any precaution,  the block nnd  li  Blithers entered tho dining room  with a pair of yellow automobile goggle ���������.; on,  "Hello. Blithers." said little Blnks.  "Going motoring?"  "No," said l.lltherp. "J'm sort of  hungry Tor a grapefruit, nnd I want, lo  'roe-, ib. Julep out of my .ye."���������Now  York Timet*.  Mary anil Tommy hud been to hear  a mis. innnry talk nf Sunday nehnol.  ������������������hid he toll yon nliont the poor  heathen'.'" lather inquired at dinner  tabic*.  "Von, sir," answered Mary. "He said  that      th.'v   were   often   hungry,   and  when  they bent on  tholr tum-tnmn It  beard for lnUe/-"--- New York  Pout.  issued by  tho London traffic police), there were  at Ihe end of .Ylnrch ii,ti2'.i motor omnibuses again Jn service in (.rent  nritain's capital. If Ih slated (hut more  and more busses are withdrawn from  the continent, for regular nervine in  the city, and new truck*, nro b^ing  installed for the military .���������ervlee.i of  the country. The withdrawal of tin.  liu-flo- from piisseiigor truffle In the  first two weeks of August was caused  by tho general unpraparodnesu of thu  British mui-pui tat Ion *HC'i'vh.-e. This  unpicpa. cduc-ii, it is announced in  now overcome.  Beards Barred In French Army  An official circular just, i-sued ad-  viuen tho French I coops ilnit while  uioiiMtnclies are deferable additions to  a no Idler".; facial equipment, beards  are not. l-lth'-r of those hinihuto or-  are preferable lo tho clean  is pointed out. ns the hitter  give   a  uini'th-l   iippearanco.  Key to German Hate  The m.asuro of Germany's hate  against. En gland is In exact ratio to  the power of England,and the. Impot-  ency of Germany, against the empire  of the Anglo-Saxons. The more Germany ndycrtls-s in literature, art, diplomacy und Ihe daily press of hov  hatred the clearer in the cause and tho  issue. Were Engh.nd to realize tho  dream of Hernhardi and hecoine "the  vassal of Germany" tho affection of  Germany for its vassal would know  no hounds. At present the Imto of  Germany for Erirchu.d 'i* without limit,  and is the key of very many situation-, post, present and futuro.���������Boston  News-Bureau.  .tiamciiti.  til 1 avo, it  does   not  ..n irishman went to -Loinjon in  hcarcli of work and got- u job currying  the hod on a building. So he wrol-  to hit* friend Mike, siiyiug  over here at once, my boy.  Twentv-flvo HhUllngH a w.*ek  ing brickn and mortar up  the chaps on top do <lu  "Come  It's flno.  for carry-  n  ladder,  work."  is crood "fees. SHE BJEVIEW. CRESTON, B. a'  TheWretcfeedlsiiess  of Cosasiipatioil ���������  Cm quickly be overcome by  CAETSR'S LITTLE  OVERFILLS  ������ ;tf������jiy t egetau'c  ���������aatweiy *ti6.  gently oa the  Ever. Cute  Biliousness,  Head-  write.  _-____-  mtsa* and Indigestion.-'   They, do their duty.  Small Pell, Small Dose, Smell Price.  ���������G������rau_ise must bear Signature  British Losses  _r___.__'4. >_J_   o    ��������� ���������  vrSU"* X. _g.ll   OaVC  Energy arid Teroper  -    By Using jOiiIy  They will not miss Fire if  Properly Held arid Struck on  Rough Surface���������Every Stick  is a Match���������and Every Match  A Sure? Safe  Lirfit  Statistics Showing the Ratio of Killed  to Wounded  ��������� The Lancet, discussing the statistics of the casualties" announced by  (be prime minister in the British  house of commons, says:  Of tiie total losses in the army the  killed numbered 3,327 officers aiid 47,-  015 non-commissioned officers ; and!  men.' In no previous war of which we  have accurate statistical records has  tliere 1_ een so great a loss of life in  a similar period of time, and the figures: dealing with the army can be  submitted to certain rough Comparisons.'   ���������','���������   '    ..' ��������� :������������������'��������� '  Throughout the Crimean campaign  the "British losses \vere 2,755 killed  and 12,084 wounded, and our allies  lost 8,250 .killed and had 39,868 wounded. In the Franco-German war of  1870-71, during the whole period from  July to April, the Germans had 17,570  Killed and 96,18!) wounded. In the  "Russo-Turkish war of 1877 th- Russians lost 32,780 killed and had 71,286  wounded. In the South African war  there were 5,256 killed in action and  26,_86 wounded. In the A absence pf  authoritative statistics as to the. num.--  ber of men engaged, it is impossible  to . compare. A ���������'-. the' relative losses by  WdundsAandhy death iii t]ie "present"  ���������campaign withyprevious .experiences.  The ratio of killed to wounded and  missing: is at 1 to 4.25 or 23-5 per cent'  In the Crimea the ratio of killed to  the number wounded and missing was  as 1 to 4.4 or 22.7 per cent; in the  Franco-German war of 1870 it was  as 1 to 5.70, or 17.53 per cent.; in the  Russo-Turkish war it was as 1 tb 2.17,  or 45.98 per cent-; in South Africa it  was as 1 to 5 or 20 per cent. The  proportion of killed to wounded has  therefore so far been similar to, but  slightly in excess of, the Crimea and  South. Africa. ���������'���������.'������������������  Among officers, the proportion of  killed to wounded has been in. the  present war much higher than in the  case of the men���������-namely, as 1 to 2.3,  or 43.61 per cent.  Corns  Drop  Out  Relief  Paint . oa Pjtn^m'a  Extractor tonight, and  corns feel better In tho  morning. Magical the  way "Putnam's" eases the p.in, destroys the root3, kills a corn for all  time. No pain. Cure guaranteed. Gat  a 25c bottle of Put!_ah.'s Extractor *_>  day.,.  How the German  People are Deceived  New and Second Hand Safes  ________ fins   new    and     second-hand.  Safes. Cash Registers, Computing  _?���������-_-!_*_-.: etc-.- cheap. F.: H, Robinson.  50  princess' street,  Winnipeg.  Medieval Meat  Much ot the medieval meat���������which  Cobfcett says was plentful and cheap  ���������mnst have been poor stuff. Until the  introduction of root crops in the  eighteenth century cattle and sheep  did not become even moderately  piu__p till the end of summer, while  lacfe of.fodder made it impossible tip  1. 1'* ... ������������������ it,        1{������.A     ��������� Xs.*.t~      .--..������{*..w     XX. _ '    -..-*-_.  _������W&^    IS__V___      __TC     {._-'lyJ_L   .U.UllUg      -1XX.        -I**---  ter. On St. Martin's Day (November  U) arrangements were usually made  for slaughtering on a large, scale, and  for the next six months fresh meat  worth eating was practically unobtainable- Until the spring grass was again  ready there was a run on salted beef  and salted mutton. Salted beef is excellent���������for a change. But have you  ever trieel salted mutton?���������Loudon  Chronicle.  Holloway'a Corn Cure takes the  corn, out by the roots. Try it aud  prove it.  Worms, by the irritation that they  cause in the stomach and intestines,  deprive infants . of the nourishment  that they should derive from food, and  ma--nutrition is the result. _,_i_Ier s  Worm. Powders destroy worms and  correct the morbid conditions in the  stomach and bowels that are favorable  to worms, so that the full nutriment  of the child is assured and development in every way encouraged.  Oil-Burnine1 Locomotives  Joffre's Eight  Hand Man  Public Trained to Have no Opinion of  ;    its   Own   in   Military   Matters..  Those who wonder that the people  of Germany are induced to consider  calmly the awful calamities war has  brought upon the nation, should not  loose sight of the fact that very little of the actual truth regarding them  is allowed to be known ih that country.;. . '���������'   ;'  Mr. Asquith stated in the house of  commons that the total casualties in  ail ranks of the. French and Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces ii pto  May 31' Were 258,608. He gaved-tails  showing how many officers and how  many men ."of, other .ranks" Atiicd been  killed, were .wounded; and were missing  up   to  that  date.  In its evening'edition of the following day, namely the 10th ult,  the Tagliche Rundschau, of Berlin,  published a telegram from its special  correspondent at The Hague in which  it was stated that "Asquith has announced in parliament that the total  of the English losses in France is 1,-  585,409, of whom 10,955 are officers!"  The Tagliche Rundschau, which is  read chiefly in army and naval circles  printed this "news" in prominent  type, and rendered it still more conspicuous by placing over it the heading, "A Million and a Half English  Losses."  In the first place, the German public is informed that the losses were  sustained in France, whereas Mr.  Asquith stated clearly that these were  the casualties "in the French and  Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces."  In the second place the Berlin newspaper adds 1,327,340 to the number  of the casualties in other ranks mentioned .by Mr. Asquith. It gives correctly "the -number of men missing,  namely 52,617; but it increases to a  fabulous degree the number of killed  and wounded.  This  is, of course, one of the  ex-  ..or! .an. e   a /.s\r\ + c-   -.���������   - v. ��������� -' ������-%���������������~.-.-. __.  jc :���������-������������������-.���������   -MWt,.vu   ujr    _.*c;  vjiv-JixJucLUr'UUtii-  Something'About General Foch Who j  is Second in Command of the !  . French  Army '  "Foch!    Who is Foch?" people were j ���������-~^-���������- ���������;--������������������- -��������� -���������.���������������������������������������������-������������������-:  asking when the name bes_an to dn- i CI'.^_:._ ��������� __��������� _2-,. rv i ��������� - - ,?-^ ���������  pear with regularity in Joftre's -re-I'tSiCtenUllC -UBilTVlH^  ports.    No one seemed to know him, '       "y ���������������������������. ���������'��������� ���������-''AA���������"'���������:   A-    '��������� ���������::   ������  although when: the war broke out he j , -  Was commanding the 20th Army j How a 750 Pound Butter Cow Was  Corps at Nancy, and today commands Found in Iowa  a group of five  armies in the  north !     Co-operation among producers is of  He  Knew French  Tho slim elusive Boer General De  Wet was once asked how": long, he  ai_d Mb . hand of hardTridiiig and  htu*d-flghting Boers could expect' to  avoid capture by the British, with  their greatly superior, resources.,. Ho  replied that it all depended on which  British general was dispatched to  -run lilm down. A name was sug-  ttO&ted: How long; supposing it wore  het"  ���������"Till eternity," declared De Wet  confidently.  Another name was* mentioned: If  !!; were he, how long coiild the war  bo prolonged?  "About two yoars," was the reply.  "���������And General French?" he was  artced.  "Two weeks,' admitted Do Wet  candidly.  G.T.P.    Will.    Operate     Oil-Burning  Locomotives   in   Mountain  Section  Mr-   Morley   Donaldson,   vice-president of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway,  announces that the installation  of   oil-burning   locomotives     on     the  mountain section of the line has now  been,   .ompleted.     These  locomotives  aro of the most modern type and were  placed in service for passenger traffic.    They are operating from Jasper  to  Prince  Rupert,  over 719 miles  of  main line.  Especial interest attaches to the installation of this class of motive  power, as it marks the first use of oil  burners on an extensive scale in Canada. Great oil storage tanks have  been erected at various. points along  the* line for supplying locomotives  with the necessary fuel. With the  operation of these locomotives there  is a -complete absence of the discomforts which sometimes arise from the  use of coal with its tendency to give  off dust and grit.   -   The section of the liite on which  these locomotives are laeing used  passes .through the finest scenic territory in the Canadian Rockies and  the absence of coal dust, it is believed, will add to the pleasure of the  journey.  The Grand Trunk Pacific Steamships "Prince George" and "Prince  Rupert." which operate from the  pacific terminal of the lino at Prince  Rupert to Victoria, Vancouver and  Seattle, are also oil burners, and this  gives the Grand Trunk Pacific nearly  1,500 miles of rail and wat<--i* route  on which this form of fuel only la  used.  oi .tips'to keep up the spirits of the  German public, and to convince the  people that--Germany is gaining brilliant victories on all sides. The public will believe this statement, as it  has believed all the statements issued  by the authorities in which the repeated capture, of hundreds of thousands of Russian soldiers and of untold numbers of-gunsHias been announced. \P,  It has been trained to have no  opinion of its own in military matters,  and to . accept blindly every }statement made by the military authorities. '  About a month ago,, when the German armies achieved their. fir3t important successes in Galicia, the reports that circulated throughout  Germany were ho extravagant that an  authoritative statement was made in  tha matter. It transpired that, the  number of Russian prisoners taken  had been multiplied in some cases by  ten, in others, and even in Berlin, by  twenty!  The authorities acknowledged" that  practically the same report of prisoners taken had been received from  both the German and the Austrian  headquarters, and that the two totals had been added together before  the report was issued to the newspapers!  being secona  m    command  to Joffre  himself.  Foch is one of the revelations of  the war. It Was at the battles of the  Marne and Yser that his qualities as  a tactician were revealed. "Find out  the weak spot of your enemy and deliver your blow there.'" he once said  to his staff. "But suppose, general,"  replied an officer, "that the enemy has  no weak spot?" If the enemy has no  weak ; spot," returned General Foch,  "make one."  There you have the secret of the  sxiccess of-Geherat Ferdinand Foch iu'  the present war. He is a man who  makes the enemy do what he wants  them to do, . and has . consequently  earned the - reputation of being the  greatest strategist in Europe. Foch  is the hero of the Marne, the man who  perceived that there must-be a gap  between the Prussian Guard and the  Saxon army, and who gathered  enough artillery to force the Prussians and the Saxons, now separated,  to retreat. He is also the man who  did much to prevent the Germans getting through to Calais, for he was in  general control of the successful flight  made by the French, British and Belgians, an denabled Joffre to say, on  a certain date, "It is now our time to  turn."  Foch and Joffre were born within  about three month's of one another,  the former on October 2, 1851, and  Joffre on January 12, 1852. In 1870  Foch served as a subaltern- against the  Germans, as did Joffre, and after the  war both bf them began to win recognition as soldiers of brains, Foch be^  ing given a commission as artillery  captain when he was twenty-six. .Later,  he became professor of tactics in the  i_coIe de Guerre, with the titie of commandant, where he remained for five  years, afterwards winning rapid advancement.  Cool, cautious, taciturn, Foch is a  man whom Germany fears; but he is  1 _-_-_r __-. A        V-1T       ATfAfW      "n~-_/-__-*l *-_. rm,S\J -3 5 ���������*-- -<-���������-������������      1-   m.  *���������--���������  ������*w.JL      _JV       -_-_*w*^        __   A, V. __-_/__      aUlUlCl, *      l.\3k      Ult?  is credited with knowing all there is  to know about the man who fights in  the ranks���������his heart, his mind, his  capabilities, and the method of getting  the most out of those capabilities.  Foch makes it his business to get into personal contact with his soldiers-,  as Napoleon used to do.���������Tit-Bits.  Asthma Victims.���������The man or woman subject to.asthma is indeed a victim- What can be more terrifying  than to suddenly be seized with paroxysms  of  choking  which  seems  to  great value along au lines of better  tanning methods, but it is especially  beneficial to dairying. Co-operation  originated in. the dairy countries of  Europe, and it has worked wonders  in revolutionizing the conditions' of  the farmers in the formerly impoverished lands of Holland, Denmark and  the Channel Islands.  Organization is essential to the  welfare of the American farmers.  This has been proved by the co-operative' elevator. the co-operative  creamery,. and the co-operative cow-  testing associations.  The co-operative cow-testing associations are revealing some wonderful  facts to the farmers and dairymen  who'yhave become members; InAfact,  the results are so surprising to the  owners of he herds under test that  every cow these men'see is looked  upon with suspicion. They immediately begin to calculate on the cow's  ability at the pail and wonder if her ���������  real value is hidden beneath the veil  .o������ skin and flesh.  If anyone doubts the value of the  cow-testing association"he needs but  have a talk with the members. In  one of the'.Iowa Testing associations  a 750-pound butter cow was discovered. This record was made on a  renter's farm, where conditions were  by no means ideal. The herd of  which this cow is a member receives  a good ration and is given the beat  possible care under the conditions.  The herd average during the past  year has been 9,697 pounds of milk  and 341.9 pounds of fat. Accurate  records kept on the feed show that  the needs of the cows were studied  very closely. The average cost of  feed per cow during the year was  $4612 and the net profit $72.22.  The herd at the present time consists mainly of grade Holsteins and  a few purev breds. A pure bred sire  has been used for the past six years  and the records mentioned are the result of a consistent system of breeding up. When this work wa3 started the herd consisted of twelve eows  of promiscuous breeding. .The unprofitable animals were eliminated as  soon as they were apprehended and  the best cows kept for foundation  stock.  In addition to the excellent records  made, the herd was gradually increased in number until today it consists of more than forty head of large,  strong and- productive grade Holsteins.  .. _.... -..  X*XXX XJ  itself. From such a condition Dr. J.  D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy . has  brought many to completely restored  health and happiness. It is known and  prized in every section of tijis broad  land.  v  The War Prophets  theria.  vufes       u*ipr>  She���������Do you believe in church lotteries?  He���������Well, I was married in a  church.  Minard's Liniment Cureo Distemper.  "Our small daughter is very fond of  her bath,'* Writes a contributor to  Harper's Magazine, "but sho objects  ���������Igorowrty to the drying prdceoB. Oho  day, while wo. woro remon-tratir.g  with her, "eho said:  "Why, what would happen, mamma,  If you dld*n't wipe mii dry! Would,!  got rusty?"  sa.  State of Ohio, city of Toledo.       \  Lucas County. J  -���������"rnnU \>. Ciicney mnUeB onth that ho  Ih aenlor portlier or tho firm of l-\ J.  Ghcnoy & Co., do:ne busln-sa in tho Oity  of Toledo. County and, State nforcmvld.  and thnt aalrt 'Inn will pay the mim of  ONK IHJNl-RKrJ DOLLAHS for ������ncl������  and every <-_se of CV_.turrh .that cannot  bo  cured  by  tho  use  of HALL'S   OAT-  Ai������.im oum..  ynAm, 3   ct.I13NEjY,  Bworn, to boforo ms and subscrlb-d In  my prcseru'o. .hla Cth duy of December.  A.1>.   188G.  (.Seal) A. W. aiil-ASON.  Notary   I'ubllo.  Hall'H Cntiinh Cava in taken lnt.orn<H-  ly and nuta' directly upon tho blood end  mufcoiiHnui'faci-.i or lho ny_tcm. Scud I'or.  tor-tlinoutulM.   fiee.     ���������  1'*.   J.   'Otll-Nl.y- __   CO..   Toledo,    O.  Sold  by all rjiiujiilyt-,  7Cc .  , .frulc-,  Tliilla    l<"i_nlly Pills    for    Con-  litlpaUon. ���������   ���������  Some Cause to Flfiht  * Onft dtiy n Soottlsh boy and nn l.ns>  Ub.h l*oy,;who were lighting, wore sop-'  arwted by tlfolr' roBpoctlvo mothers  .with';,, difficulty, tlio ScottiHh .boy,  though the.flmaUer, bcln'K fiir-'tlio moro  'piifviinciniiFi. ������������������������������������'������������������,'���������'-���������'  rVVluit purred ye fechl. abb. laddie  like tlinit for?-" ���������aii'lil Mil 'mother, an id.'e  Wiped tho blood from his noso.  '���������'And ril-lftht him ugalii," ������aid tlio  bby, "If lie Buys Scot-nion wear kiltri  bcenufin their feet ni*e too "big to get  into tholr trouooro"  W. N. U. K.87  "What did Ttftfituii gll, mnrrl-d for?"  aukod ono lioHton  negro of unother,  Hf-> Ol'dltir"    l(*    tin*    Tr ii nint'lnl    r>C   Hint  city.  "Luwd only kiutvut*, tutii^.   Tie lu'ima  I'lCht on worltln'."  NO: IDEA  What Caused ihe Trouble  'T always drank coffee with the rest  of the family, i'or. It seomed as If there  was nothing for breakfast if we did  not havo it on the table:  "I had been troubled for some time  with my heart, which did not feel  right. This trouble grew worse steadily.  "Sometimes It, would beat fast, and  nt other times very slowly, so that I  would hardly be able tb do work for  an hour or two after broakfast, aud if  I walked up a hill It gave me a Beverc  pain. (Tho erfocts of tea are very  similar . to those of coffee because  thoy each contain the drug, caffeine).  "I. had'no idea of what the trouble  wan until a frlond BuggOBtod that perhaps It ..might be coffeo drinking. I  tried leaving olf tlio coffee and bogan  drinking Postum. The change came  quickly, t am glnd to say that I am  now entirely fiuo from huuit l.oublt-  and attribute the relief to lonving off  coffee and the uso of Pontura.  "A number of my friends havo  abandoned coffeo and have taken up  T>rtr.f������M%      *������.1i "/.n    flirt^F   ni'_    ij.i'ii������v    tttxtf,,l.  lly. There aro some people, that make  POHtiim very weak and trt-teio--, but  If mailo according to directions, it is  a very delicious bavcragc". Xauie  ~iv-n hy C-Ti-'M-n Pr*rttum Vet., Wh-.d-  SOiv, Out.  Port turn comes in two to ram:  Pooturn Cereal���������the oHkIdiiI form���������  in tin;/ bo   well   boiled,     irk:   and   25c  patdviiues.  hi-tant Pofctuni - a aoluble powder  ��������� dlyHolvou 'tiileliy in a cup of hot  water, and, with cruum and nugar,  mal.oii a dcllclomi lovcrugo Inttantly.  :jOc and fiOc tin*.  _������������itli     l.lnd*.    ni**    e.illallv    it*l<'.'niiu  mid   C'OHl   ubout  tho  nuni-   per cup.  "Thcre'ti a U. it boh" for PobIiiiu.  | ���������nold by Orocorft.  Predictions of Present War That Have  Been Partly Fulfilled  Like most events of world-wide interest, the present war has not been  without its prophets.    In    a peculiar  nense it is true that    "the    best of  prophets of the future is the past.''  The   war    preparations    throughout  Europe called for none ot the  gifts  of the seer to foretell how the race of  armaments-    would    end.    Germany,  whose cauldron of "hell's ..broth" was  stirred by the Nietzsches and Bern-  hardis, had no need to invoke the aid  of crystal gazers  and  necromancers.  Since the wur was declared a number *, con-iim^r-eliminatTon  of prophecies have bean strikingly ful-  lllled. The most interesting of those  is that of the French priest ot Are,  who foretold the two Prussian invasions of France. After the debacle of  1870 the second part of the priest's  prophecy was remembered'* and published in Paris, but no one took it seriously. " His prec-ietion of the second  invasion has been partly ftilfllled:  "The enemy will again return and destroy as they come. Effective roBist-  anco will not bo made. They will be  allowed to advance, and after that  their comruunlcatious will be cut, and  thoy will suffer great loss. They will  retreat towards their own country. Thoy will bo followed, and few  will reach their goal."  Another prophecy that has come to  light since tho outbreak bf war was  contained  In  "Moore's Almauuc," an  annual publication that has a considerable voguo throughout Ireland because of Its table of forecasts. In his  "Voices oC lhu Clu._" for July, 101*1,  the author foretold thnt naval affulrs  would  "como to the fore," nnd that  Franco would bo the scene of much  unrest., in,, horoscope for tho summer  rtii-'rl. v   I'm*----...'.-   "RorlniiH   financial  difficulties"  and* "heavy  expenditure  in military matters."���������Toronto Globe.  The Banker-Farmer Problem *���������  1- Education���������Better rural schools.  Better schools everywhere for the  most children in school the shortest  time. Vocational courses-^-facing the  farm in the country���������trades* and industries in cities���������cultural as well as  practical.  2. Farm demouslFuiioti.���������A competent agent in every .country in the  nation.  3. Good roads.���������For better civilization���������markets and prices���������commerce  ���������land values���������school atteudaiitid*"--  pleasure of living.  4. Country towns���������To revive their  commercial life and population���������to  foster community and social spirit  fi. Farm unaucing���������Credit, for the  farmer with character, energy and  knowledge of agriculture, to enable  him to buy a farm on long time.  G. Marketing and distribution.���������  Co-operation  between   producer   and  of disproportionate rowards to middlemen.  7. Soil survey:..���������ollnest classification by every state of its lauds as to  productive character.  8. Tho truth in fertilis-on.���������Better  Information on soil needs���������the cheapest and most effective methods of applying  it.���������Tho  Banker-Farmer.  Mlnard'v Uniiv-en*. Cures Garget In  C-W.  During the liKhtiiift ������ Ml.*:hlwiider  had the misfortune to get his head  blown off.  ��������� A coin rude communicate,1 the sad  news to another gallaul Scot, who united unxioii-ly.  "Whero'H his heiul? Il������ win* muol.-  lug ma pipe.,--Til-Bit ii.  - .���������,.     _Wll...ll.W  "Tlila   Ij  :i   Iin r-niil   xvurlil.1'  nhIiI  ..m*  I It-borer lu uholhei'.  I     "Y-n.    Ol  do   lie   thlal-ln'   avlhat  I Ivory tlmo Ol put  nn* pi<*tc--. lull it.'  Sergeant O'Leary's Advice  Sergeant O'Leary, who recently was  awarded the Victoria Cross, In ,i brief  and _t_ldier-like speech made at u  demonstration in hi. honor ���������'.n London,  suit,'.: "I have dMi.. nothing more than  othor men at the fronjk have done, and  I don't like a fuss, i don't like beine.  made a fuss of i.nd' handshaking. I  have only dono my duty as a. soldier,  and a man. Thero are quite as many  good follows as ine who liavo fought  and are fighting*. I happen to he ono  of the lucky ones. T um proud to fight  for my king and country. All I ask  you fc-dlowH fit to Rorvrt l������ Hil-. T-on't.  Btand looking at mo and cheering me.  Wo want more men, so make up your  niliidH to join. That Is the only way  to put down  the Guriuuu honlet.."  "Oh, will 1,10 oit.o r* exciaiinoii ono oi  our Bweotest girls, with a look ot  alarm, when alio caw ono of the danc-  inp hours on the atre.-.t thb other  day.  "No, but. ho cam hu������-"  "Oh," bIio said with a dletract.MC  smile, "1 don't nilud that." .  xYPiin_i_ *>"  3 e i iBUii^ r."  no mars nmctsssxy  than C-U-Up ox,, Aim.  k_i|.*l*i-C. ���������lk������Ci-i������*wt_.Ui^-_  U>������ Jjv|jj-K4t IAl<tiCUlOU_  C(H'  OC/, and h������rml .Hi. ������������������������, _r Aatlt. ������l*,*li VaeclaiU������a.  toe vacclaaud MOW It/ v<*tt w-ylltlaa, yau fc������*  r*Uf fAH-lly.   IC l������ Mara vital than -aiu������ l__.ura_6������-  A_k y������ur -_ritclaa. drutfin, or f t-4 far * Ha.**  |<v-H.ri  Ai.umiii       ������_������i������������.gi  v.   *j.,Jju������iiw   mm.^m.^.  ratulta fraw um, aad daarer from T.alu-14 CarrlaM.  Ft** cuTies tAeo-*-0*v. Buxeuevr, c������L  ������---'JE!l.8 ...CIS"* ft *������������������--. UV19-- m. e. e.-..wt-!sa*  !-i\vrx^f������v^'Mit������msmtiiM)t^mm  mmmmmmmmmmium'm.i^KK^mmHm.iiiy^f ikmM^  fSHW-P THE CRESTON REVIEW  It.  1  I'  i.  i  ii'  i  B_f W\ x*m A. .____, ______ _____ ____ %     -E  i Hffl'_r-_-B__-a_-' m .er  @@-aa____aflH b   w--  yyiyyoi soi  Monday  Mrs. Lupton returned on  from   a   short  visit with   friends  Kaslo.  In order to keep the Drugstore open under present  conditions we are compelled  to place our CREDIT SYSTEM ON A MONTHLY  BASIS, with exceptions  only in case of illness. We  have instructions from Cranbrook to adhere to the above  rale as it is necessary if we  are to meet OUR obligations  ____r.s_1  in  Ores!on Drug ^Beek Oos  Phone 67        -        CRESTON  Birth���������In Creston, on September  23, to A Mr. and Mrs. James Johnston,  s. son.  Mr. and Mrs. Campbell Blair left on  Tuesday on a trip east, being ticketed  w> Winnipeg, Man.  Anglican Parish Hall is for rent for  meeting, entertainment, etc. For  rates,and dates see P. G. Ebbutt.  MissCieyeland of Fort Simpson, B.O.  arrived in Creston on Friday, on a  visit to her sister, Mi's. TV. Gobbett.  Harvest  thanksgiving  services    at  Christ Church will be held   Sunday  j evening, October 3rd,  at 7.30 o'clock.  j Archdeacon Beer of Kaslo will preach.  i  |    Due to an unfavorable season or  a  ; lot of poor seed,  the cauliflower crop  j in the Valley is about  the lightest on  [record.  During his stay in Creston, Rev.  Mr. Mahood of Queen's Bay, who  took Christ Church  service   Sunday  Birth���������At Creston, on September  18th, to Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hilton, a  daughter,  F. K. Kurry left on Tuesday to see  the big pumpkin and other sight at  the Nelson fair.  Mr. and Mi's. H. Lyne are visiting  with Neison friends this week and incidentally taking in the fruit fair.  Miss Waddy of Brandon, Man., who  has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Chas.  Huscroft, left for home on Tuesday. '  The annual Ttaily Day Service in  connection with Sunday school wojtfk  will be observed in the Presbyterian  Church on Sunday morning.  Business is still brisk with the* Fruit  Growers Union. Four refrigerator  cars'were on the warehouse siding  yesterday being loaded for prairie  buyers.  ._ (TO  *m*  r.   flIIH!l_%   _.������__ Sail  r.  oil  ISIVV  Limited  RESTON  UUi  B.C  Head   Offices  CALGARY;  V \NCOU-  VER; EDMONIO ^.  Dealers in  I     .-  __/-  E  _n_-i  Overseas Club tobacco fur.d,  which is being handled by the bank  here, is now at $10���������a $4.75 donation  from Duck Creek on Monday, account-  largely for the increase, .   - ���������  Owing to a   water shortage No. 1  mine at Ainsworth  is running  short  | handed  for a fp\v days, enabling Mike  morning, was a guest of Mr. and Mrs.   Walsh to renew acquanitances   with  WRoatrsase anu  s-^etas-  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  aud Oysters  in Season  We have the goods, and  our pr'ces are reasonable  __���������_>___���������        __. ���������  .Dim ror ^r vice  Purebred  Prince���������for  Jersey    Bull���������Brampton  Good producing  service.  ....  .   /ft**     _nrr������_v^.rrc   c_   t~_ n-trr.r.'fcT  strum, ree .-p_������. o_ uuxvo oC o _v _/jrv.i_'u_\  Mountain View Ranch, Creston.  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, thoNorth-  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 \\ ill be leased to  one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in pert-on to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district in which  the rights applied for aro situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivision.* oj sections, and in nnsnrvey-  ������*d territory the tract applied for shall  Im. staked out by the applicant himself.  Knoh application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not  available, but not, otherwise. A royalty  -hall be paid on the merchantable output of the mini' at tho rate of UveccntR  per ton.  Th.- rw>r-#������ti rmi'.atirur tho mine shall  furnlHl. tho Agent wltli sworn returns  accounting for tho full quantity of  merchant.-hlu coal mined and pay (he,  royalty thereon. Tf the coal mining  vi<*h*- fl.*" ������.������������������������* b*-h.j������ .^..vnt'-d, mien  r-������turiiK tdiooht Im. furnished at leant  line** n yenv.  The lease will include the coal mining  i igbtjH only, but the Ic-hcc may be permitted to piu'chase whatever available  suifu.,- right*, may be iieceuiiury for the  wo������ki������������K ������'f the mine at the rate of iB 10  an acre.  I*.,; full liiforumtion nppliuitiiiii  whould be made Ut the (Secretary of the  l>,..i,.������.|.,ii,.il    ttf     . l������-������    ���������-.��������� ofiitl-     . MtilKH  ������������r'to   any   agent   or   Hub-Agent   of  11'itniliin'i  I.iiihIh  \V. W. COIIV, Deputy .MinU.'iof  tbe Interior.  N.H.--Uniiiithor!z.edi publication of thin  ������.*.*   tut *  H. Lyne,  Mrs. R. M. Reid and children left  on Sunday on an extended holiday  trip to her old home at Trenton, and  other Ontario centres. They will be  gone about three months.  Mi*s. John Cameiiin received the sad  intellegence on Wednesday evening of  ) the death by accident of her brother,  J Hugh McMahon, which occurred that  | morning at Newdale, Manitoba.  i     At a meeting of the school board on  [Monday night.the trustees  decided to  I aI?.ow pupils from  outside the districT  to attend the Superior School without  charge, but not the public school.  Hunters are cautioned not to   shoot  at everything that moves.   On Friday  j last   two local gunmen  blazed   away  *    mm ���������������      ���������������������._f. *���������_-._-_���������_-- _>l./t->1fyV.. _������*������-,_- W*--"\������>_. _>_  ������ .,*.      -*v  I1IVU       Itl^v *_lJ\'\i^ ������_ v *- **v-      ja^������ ���������*.**.%Kt**r  and broke a leg of one of Geo, Meade's  cows.  Remember the public meeting Saturday night in Mercantile Hall to discuss the question of _ran__'e_____g the  machine gun contributions to the  Aircraft "Canada" Fund. Meeting at  8.30 prompt.  Creston Red Cross workers made  a shipment of goods to headquarter  at Nelson on Tuesday. In the parcel  were: 6 sets pyjamas, 5 pairs bed  sox; 7 knee caps, 7 pairs sox and a  parcel of old linen.  J.S.Greenfield of "Vancouver, the  genial postoffiee inspector for this  section, paid Creston an official visit  on Saturday and, as usual, l-eports the  local office one of the neatest and  best-fcept'in his whole territory.  The local Indians are prepared for a  big seoson's trade in hay this year,  having now in stock at least double  the quantity put up in 1914. No. 1  timothy is bringing a good price, Dan  O'Neil having closed a deal for all his  crop at $15 a ton.  Friends of Lieut. J. A. P. Crompton.  who was invalided back to England  from the firing line in France a couple  of months ago, will be glad to hear  that he is beginning to feel about  right once more, and is agoin on duty  at Shorncliffe eamp.  0  As we are morally certain to have  a provincial election before spring  electors are reminded that nil applications for voters to be placed on tho  voters list at the November court of  revision must be in the hands of the  registrar of voters not later than the  first Monday in October,!  Something different in the lino of  entertainment is announced by the  Ladies Guild of Christ Ohuroh for Friday evening, October 1st, at 8.JW), in  tlio Parish Hall. There will lie a  variety programme by the children  followed by dancing. Admission 25  and 10 cents.   Refreshments 10 cents.  Tho Indians appear to bo finding the  huiiLiiiggood in tho Kitchonor country. J. E. Miller, tho postmaster  ; Micro, was in i,own .nioinlay, ami reports seeing two of tho redmon and  one squaw packing down seven door  the Saturday previous���������the lady of  (fiii |itu',y having baggi'd one of tiie  dead animals.  Owing to such limited notice, only  about two dozen people turned up for  the Calgary Haxophone Quartet Red  Cro.-'i concert hist Friday nlghl. The  company preferred not to play   to mo  Hinall   a  crowd,   ho   refunded nil  ad-  ���������    ���������  .   ..  .......   ......  ,.���������.i-.i ii.., ���������,,..  tit,... .,,141    t.t.lt.t.J.    .������.,������.������     fc*.������......   ...   . ,     t,|4k       .,������...-  eert. For the benellt of those who did  turn out they rendered n nouple of  the. programme* numbers which dem-  mintmled   they    xveiM������ a    high    elaiiH  I  jV"! Will..11.  Creston friends this week.  A. Lindley, sales manager for the  Fruit Growers Union, spent the weekend at his home here. He is spending  this week in the Pass trying to place  a part of the Valley's potato crop.  Judge Form of Nelson, who presided  at court for naturalization at the court  house on Thursday, issued certificates  of citizenship to three of the" Valley's  Swedish and one American resident.  Throughout th������* winter the Red  Cross depot, over Speers* store, will be  open every Tuesday afternoon to receive and give out work���������except those  afternoons When a ten-cent tea is  being held.  The agreed-upon term for Wednesday afternoon closing expires this j  month. A ga,Lh_:r__jg of tue _fi__chants  will likely be held next week to discuss  its continuance for at least a couple  more months. '  Postmaster Gibbs has been advised  not to accept, j-Hji-oel post matter for  delivery in Mexico. He has also received notice that the premium^on  money ordei_f payable in the United  States will be discontinued.  -Jo-Wl-   1? A m_r _i_._���������."0_,--o_ -\7/__w__-5*_     _���������_-_-_  ~���������~��������� ��������� ������������������.--������������-������������ "**.������. "������..    . ^^-p,.-., _..~r,  bee of the Doukhobors, and father of  the tribe which will settle in Creston,  paraded on thq station platform Thursday.   Mr. Veijegin was on. his  way to  the prairies.���������^Cranbrbolt 'Herald.  .pi ��������� ��������� ���������  Wednesday's dailies contained the  '*' i  announcement that the Second Canadian Divisioa.had landed safety in.  France the daijr previous. It is thought  that the 48th Battalion, in which Creston has ten men, is included in this  brigade. A      '  R. G. Clarke of Vancouver, the  Domh-ion fruit inspector, paid Creston his annual fall visit on Saturday.  This year he days it isn't a case of finding a market for apples bnt rather  to find applet for the markets, particularly for'export.  *.-.  There was a demand for tickets for  Rosetown, Snslc, the early part of the  week. On Monday Mr. and Mrs.  Peterman were passengers to that  point, and onfTnesdav Mrs. Middleton  and .children (from across the river)  woro ticketed there.  Vice-principal Maeedo is gradually  developing <;ihe two school football  teams into championship form with  the assistance of Dave Dow and Elmer Dow, who have been chosen captains. Any jteams at outsido points  wishing to drrange matches will bo  accommodated.  The second of a series of talks on  modern warfare wns glvon tho local  militia company at tho mrmory after  drill on Sntnf-dn.y night by Capt. Mal-  laudahio, whoso topic was ''Musketry."  These addrcjWCQ will bo given each  Saturday and all who caro to hear  them will b&hiodo welcome.  It is still nip and tuck as to whethor  Ci-nti-ii wiu iw.v.1 a caii from the  touring pnilrie business mon next  month. Thcf Calgary Board of Trade  ih making a,.big pu_h to h.U enotigh  .ici--.*.,- iov a -ipi-viai uaiu out ���������o mr  have not suticcedi-l. Unless the hu������t-  neH- men travel hy special train n stop  hero Is hard)y likely.  Now that, tho old rellublo parlor  beater Is belbg set up for fall and winter biiNinesNJ'Mayor Little ml vises that,  stovepipes should be thoroughly clenn-  ".. ....  -.r������  pieeaulloii agaiiisl. fire but because  t,lu������ Hunt ai'lM am mi insulation and  keep- the pipe cool. Tim tend of tho  heat lailiatipg from a warm pipe it in  THE   HOME  OF   THE  TRANSIENT  -��������� "(!.;,.'  GOMMODiOUS  SAMPLE  ROOMS  THEP3EST ANZ> MOST  POPULAR HOTEL. IN  THE   KOOTENAYS  Run on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled service in  all departments. Kitchen  staff (including cook) all  white ladies. Every comfort  and attention given to guests  The bar is s-. up plied with  only the best brand of goods.  I1������IIIISI_I1 U  if using Shgnvln-Williams  Ready-Mixer. Fasnis  Our stock includes:  _^-_._i-J^._^      -_**___���������____���������"_._      -.i.,��������� ..    '_.!_��������� _ ''____.-___.X.'i._' -  uutuwr   rami  tu. Suiuu   m.  weamcr.  Buggy  Paints  in  the  proper shades.  Wagon Paints for hard wear.  Floor   Finishes   in    Stains,   Floorlac,  .. r Shellac, Varnishesy &c  D'ecotint in all-the goodshodesfor walls  Paints in all sizes from haif-pints to  gallons. ,    '.  Boiled and Kaw Linseed Oil.   v ..  Green Seal Pure White Lead.  The __r.i-.-Mi SyS__r_._.__fsEe.Rn:  ��������� iiv vivvivii Hiv-vuiiiiav vvi  LIMITED  AND  F __  1 8      III  l fl������ **__-_. ������Mk  Nothing ia so refreshing and  invigorating at this season  as a sylendid brew of tea;  Tho discriminating user knows  the value of a perfectly  blended, delicately flavored  tea.  To be sure, of the best alw<iy$r  buy Jackson's.  Our Gotteo is equally popular.  . ���������,-.. i ���������  In fact in all lines of QrotjejrieH  wo ofrei1 the l^st viilu^������~~  qualitycohsidered-r-in"'"Ib^ri.  An almost new Oiil>ip.ot>' ���������  I^iymondSe\yingM^cihi^  away below cost; ^  (tonoral Merchant  Phono HI    URKtt'f ON  'A  .-'-y  ��������� ��������� 'i  ***"" ��������� ���������"'-'"r" r'r"**-"'''--rv"*iiiufTXj.iiuii-uijiviiy.i���������  -���������4  - 41 ������_ k  ^__^i_.  ^jrr_UTl__l____  ______________________

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