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AKy/ygAy.A*A������^^yiyM|  ':=_'.: K-:���������:_>���������..  fcw__ta_B4MOjiiM___������--xC-u_'___^i__?i*:-:o~i.  ���������^5"iitt?aas������SSeS8_^ j" .-.  -yS-SyV-;  '?_.  y'A^''-iiX^'-V'''.  ^A"'?���������'.*A..^yyy:���������-- '-",'  :c&estq|^  ANb^^Oi!  & ramtf.* vntaunge  Hour ot Meeting  The regular meeting of the, Creston  school board wasjheld Jn ths. school  house on the iota inst/ Present, Trustees Jackson and'Mallandaine. Minutes of last regular meeting read apd  adopted.*  Trustee Jackson reported that the  -work* of repairing large windows,  making two small cupboards, and also  making a school ladder had been given  to Jas. Johnson.  He also exported that he had ineas-  tired off the school grounds ahd found  that, according to maps- there 'were  J-.���������-rt  ____..- EJ_       _������__     __ _.       _ja     _.V_ ^.m -  .nv _���������������������������,-> w j_.   i������ft������    iers. V    0������     W_.e    SCHOOI  property  that  were  not  fenced   in,  The matter of  clearing  and  fencing  these lots were leftover till next meet-..  j"t'  sng.  Some discussion took   place regard  ing the etandpipe in  the  grounds  as'  previously decided  upon.   The trustees   think  such  a  pipe    necessary, j  Jackson���������Mallahdaine���������That   the i  -tandpipe be installed.���������Carried. Trus-'  tee Jackson inst_*__cted to sea that the  matter is carried ont.  The secretary reported that she had  written the department regarding the  additional blackboard space required  in DivisionsJII. and III. The blackboards should have been put ,in when -  tbe school was built and it was  taongh-the depj_rt_nent should supply the deficiency now. The superintendent stated that the education  department did not supply" blackboards for a scuGQ* in use. Trustee  Jackson was authorized to have the  necessary blackboards installed.  Alberta^ will not return for the *������___-  ter. On'bis harvest pile he will make  s trip to Berwick, England.  The Cartwright potato digger will  about conclude operations this - week.  During tbe past few days it has dug  the spuds on the Palmer, Cartwright,  Putnam, Haskins, Kemp and Downs-  ranches.- If Bob Long could only get  the price ������_p to say $20 a ton he could  poll every most every vote in the  Valley. -���������* *>"  Three of the five officers of the  "Women's Institute from these parts  would seem as if Ericksou is the home  of presiding geniuses.  Local soul Personal  w. j_evesque is putting tne nmsmng  touches on a 15x30 ft, addition on his  house.   Plenty big  enough  for   tw������*������  _���������    -.x-    \ftxxy  _.i_ \jx ijuaui -___7,  music���������and Walter was wliiin  i���������_  ������_-___  Gai/t Lump Coal Fob Sale���������Rock  bottom prieev^*!. D. Spiers, Creston.  Mies B. D,oyl|t|^*wi-h' her sister and  other friends.^ Cranbrook this week.  I * _ _ -C* -. *.    . - - * "*  .'���������=���������-��������� vr -    ���������*���������  Bi_tT__���������rn_0_esfcon; on October 21st,  to Mr. and Mrs./ W.* H. Crawford, a  son. '  *   -"-"-ly-  Meeting to re^p-ganize the literary  and  debating i^ociety   on   Tuesday  _.___.i.     _ W  Floyd Rodgefc. lef t on Saturday for  a few days' visit^with friends in Cranbrook. fo* ~-  Sherifi. Tuck j  "1  9_C--**|  can uuaC.  p Nelson paid Creston  250 Acres Support  stosi s  Ii*  _SS  - From an, agricultural standpoint  there Is tin hope, aooaw-n tlv. for the  Creston Indians, judging by some  facts-gleaned from A. Megraw, inspector of Indian agencies, who was  here last week in company with R. L.  T. Gaibraith, Fort Steele, the Kootenay Indian agent, and Thos. Wilson,  inspector of Indian orchards, on busi-  iieaa iu e_*i__-__t_Gi_    "with    ������."VV'������*r*d������**_*^    *_���������  $25 prize for the best handled.. Indian  farm in British Columbia.9  100 points are obtainable iu the competition, the scoring being  under the  heads of eultivatable land under cultivation, state of land, stock raising, care  Trustee MeJland-iBe  also  reported' ������* st<������ck9 dwellings and appurtanances,  outbuildings and fences. -co,re - of implements, dairying-ciirtd orchard and  Capt* MalJafp^ine came in from  Morrissey MiftisA yesterday on a shorr  business yisit. pg'c   ;  winter in  iines.  :l-}  eo.isiMiana  xt,. jc*. otstxtiuxvi wu. yytv& Itl    at the drugstore last week, returned  to Cranbrook im Monday.  writing J_he ipsumnos agent at Nelson  vet tJh������_ fivw-Innit-MMcia   ������__i_u. and   had  ��������������������������� -*���������" ~r    ���������"T1"'^ ��������� _~ '*^m^^"irmw     *BT *^'"~'^_-__- ~'rm-*~r���������- - .���������" ���������'    ��������� '���������  receivedjrom them a^^dor^Jbionw,jtO, ������&*&**}:.  ���������z-'>-   ifs-i,  -_,_x_-_-^__. -_-^s^--^���������5-??r���������'^,^^r_-v'*^^-^M______-i_  ts_rry ������iune������:vo^mm^S^������l^^^  The  i-equest   of -some  parties' -^t  Erickson that their  children   irt  the  i,        _ ���������-.-���������.     _i4  entrance clsss there be allowed to ���������M^Jt.'T^S? P^TZ T^  and. John  Chilhhicha  of  Kamloops  tied with 77  marks   to their  credit.  tend .the entrance class in 'Creston'  was not granted. An the trustees had  previously made arule to this effort it  was decided to carry it out.  Trustee Jackson stated thnt he had  an offer for one of the box  stoves on  hand, and.as they are of no use to the  ^school it was deeided to  sell   them   if  . possible.   About 729 feet of  the   lumber has been sold at $17 per thousand.  ������������&j> v.xmj  xjaix***,  -,()������������������������������������:  uu  Oct. 10th. It was decided to pay the  Interest if possible and renew it until  funds are available to pa-y it.   --vJ'  According to teai-ieis* monthly reports the attendance of pupils was. a  little less for September than . the  month of August.  Jackia^n**---Mallandaine-vThat the re-  '    gular monthly meeting be held in  the  school house at 4 o.clOck in   the faftei-r  noon   during  tho  winter  mdnths.^-V  .Carried;-  y ":'.V";'.''  ' P^mp������Hokwm  r-'-i-_^^-^___e-_vent t������) one Michel <������n  '^he reserve^at ___yttton*with a showing  of of 78 iparks, while for second place  For S_JL_>TTlh'iy|*ogh<)*c8e, top buggy  and harness_:.Th}p *whble outfit for  $100.   Apply RWffiw Office.  A car of Ford ^tftOmobiies to be delivered in Crestonvin March. "Watch  for B. S. Sevang announcement in  this cdanection-next Week.  It looks as if ywe will require the assistance of Duck.Creek-.toA beat the record of a two-yeau^fia yiyjgner at Kaslo, which this yea^prbduced lft pounds  of apples. i     n  Capt. Ashley- Cooper left, on Tues-  day for MbrsisrseyT'Mmes, where he  goes on dnty-^t the internment  camp  aa    gajMinj-   im     g-f>M_tr>Q.-nH       fax      C____-  Mallandaine." "T '^ ^  will IKo, trtarto tlnia ftttn f.liifi. vi_--.    "Rlniv  -*-     ��������� -_ ^    ^j^~-. .....    vp..    , -      .     ~. .  & Knscr-oft had a cut of 450 tons of  hay this year���������almost double the 1014  cut. ' .  The first of the season's wild - geese  to be offered for sale changed hands  on Tuesday, a local Indian patting  wish two of them to one of the train  hands at $1.50 per head. Fruit Inspector Fletcher picked up a 18-pounder at the Landing for the same price  on Monday.  At a large and enthusiastic gathering of the ladies of tht "Valley the organization, of the Creston Valley Women's    Institute   was    consummated  ������7Aof4-nn_-.������r      i-ffotin/i-H-. --,J-__l        *IV������ _l_r***--*_ 5 ���������*���������__.-������  office-o being chosen:  President���������Mrs. R. B. Downs.  Vice-Pres.-���������Mrs. (Dr.) Henderson.  Secy.-Treas.���������Mrs. Forrester.  Directors���������Mrs.  McKelvey.    Mrs.  Maxwell.  The local organization starts off  with a membership of 45 which number is sure to be materially increased  as any lady over 15 years of "age is  eligible to join. Meetings will be  held the first Saturday afternoon of  every month, the first regular session  beino* fixed for _STove_i_ber 8th-  __? *���������_  ___>I_n_iMi  C., fi_? s  -3>������iyS  ������_.������������������%������  Socks, Shirt  ->__  tc.  ������M   _-  __-_������_*4^������  In our issue of Sept, 3rd we had a  letter from R. Sinclair Smith,, one of  the Creston men to $&<' overseas with  the First Canaeian, Contingent, and  who has beerTin the trenches in France for some months*  * r"  In .his letter Mr. Smith pointed out  that from his personal   observations,  much of the supplies that   the  Canadian Bed Cross Society   was   sending  to the men at the front was, in the case  of cholera belts,   for  instance,   being  used to clean guns and harness; knitted mitts were said almost to be useless,  they got wet so easily;   personal property bags were wogse   than   useless,  as the men  had  nothing  to  put  in  them; and with other items, owing to  mismanagement  somewhere  it    was  pretty much a feast with   some  companies and a famine with others.  Knowing that hia son, Jack, was  in  John Earroclough came home from'  Creston on Saturday with a new driving horse and buggy���������the F. H. Jack-   . ..._.������___.  oou uuvuv.  _���������..__.  _-__-_.Tr _>������ 4**_������������_���������_--___-���������������_ ___     _-*__��������� *.#*_.  .wE-������-     VM1V-   W_    V___<   0V_M,������-    ***      JX  10,U������J-  Mr. Staee Sriiith- was' approached by  some bf the Io_?w Heel Cross workers  to secure, If possible,-srom jiick,^ wo_d-  as to how hit. regiment was faring in  the matter to getting too many or too  few or unnecessary -Bed   0ro.__   com-  ���������U-_ V*-.  ..>,x  - The Soldiers Ladies Aid Society is  meeting on. Wednesday afternoon  next at the home of Mrs. Mason. All  the ladies in the Valley   are   welcome  to come along and help  ia   the  good  ������ .. .  __._.���������������������������������-  *. Vi_ A. *  ~< ' . * ���������  Mrs. M. SCagenand children of Duck  _Creek_������_-& Mt. and Mrs..Hayes, Ores--  J7* 1 ton, we.eSunday.,,ympoaxhvWat>^Mr7  i--. *.t~~j J������___..- ___^������������������������������������ _~������- --.  -j- '"-"*- *������������������'  *���������-    fy-'t  "���������*&���������:&?:   *   ���������    ,-���������  H. Browhrlgg loft the early part of  thoweelc for Yahk, where ho has' secured a winter's job with tho C.P.B.  His wife accompanied him for a few  days stay at hlo. new honie.  Mrs. Mm-fc!n, _-_.tim.ed the latter  part of thoiwoek from: her visit with  frlendmit Oranlwiiiofc.; "p'--  Mr. and Mrs. W. licvccquo \v������ro  Sunday visitors at Duck Oivek-  The Fruit Growers Union In loading  a car of potatoon hero thi-> work tor  eastern export. Spuds are bringing  about $11 a ton now.  ff^Vjo "tV.CI/f.TT. o*."ft *jv.e"t!-.** !ti tb.  HchnollioiiHe on Thursday night waa  largely attendod anil I.I.. J\>w'w timely address on ^Prohibition for B.C."  wiii. favorably commented upon by  those present.  The root crop, other than vegetable-., gives promise of being about  the best vet. F. Klingcnomlth hao a  bumiHir yield of camitH und TC. Cartwright l-������Jm..f.r!y fnyor-ed with mangolds. Mr. Uitl. johii htm cotniuuiic  .'il i*lii������mu������!" nowf nf lilh .'rojir In lu-t.li  tl*ie������e llnom  n fiiimln r������f f������.nu   point? ont.  'INiesdnv-  Harry Weatherburn who left   Homo  weeks ago for harvest work at Talxn*,  Although on poiuts the JLytton red-  man got away with the money, a  comparison of the operations in general isho wed Chillihicha the'best all-  round-fai*mer and that he was "paying  more attention to cultivating the sbil,  having a threshing outfit of his own  and better equipment for nulling and  storing his crops of both roots and  grain.  When asked if tbe Creston Indians  had a long suit at all compared with  l^he natives ou other reserves Mr.  Megraw admitted that, generalls*  speaking, they were the best-behaved  in the.province, and that under the  ci-ciVmstiiinces their -holy of horses  and cattle was fair.  He pointed out that the Creston  band numbered about 100 of all ages,  jvuA&hJit-tbt^ foi'  cultivation ahd Htock raising of 1,100  acres. In the years, of high water this  was cut downi to not more than 250  acrcH. in view of'their' crumped quarters the Inspector m.f<l the showing  here a was equally as good as with  bands similally situated.  Mr. Mograw was onthni.uu.tle over  this branch of the work and stated  that on the more favorably situated  reservea the Indians, had ontered into  the competition In goodly numbeit-  aiid with a thoroughncas thnt had  Hfjirtled him. Tn many casen thoy  accompanied the judge., while on  their work and wore most insistent  on knowing' why morn marks wero  awarded a neighbor than hml been  allowed them on a similar point of  competition.  (-.v.*.-*.   jfi^iskkif  i*������xU  Dr. Hall of Calgary, who has been  here on a profcoslonal visit for tho  past month, left ou Wednesday for  Nelson. Of iho several dentist-, who  have In tho past vl-lted hor-. few have  given the all-round satisfaction of Dr.  lUfffttl Vl*lr>  ������-*ir.-������*W   iri      \\****i'. a1au#i     *������v.irl      V\lr*  chuvgea extremely moderate, and ao-  ci.mpanitMl u_ hu wh������ by Mi-a. Hall  and eon his osp^ndtttm.0 In various  dh'tn-Lloin. htrit-   |������ii*Lty   Well   uccwuut__  .-I,  ������,.    ������i. -  reciprocity Oi*-._t^������n appitH-lnl.-H   from  v 1*1 to.fl.  The Romap,Catholic ladies are" hav-.  ing the second of the season's series of  whist drives afc) the i-ectory on "Wednesday evening at 8-o'clock, to which  all are welcome.  Bed Cross���������The workers will welcome donations of either preserves or  jams for the soldiers at the front.  Leave your contribution of either at  S. A. Speers store.  A 45-mimtte, two-act dramatic offering will be on the programme of the  Methodist  anniversary    concert    on  Ik..-.���������,    fix*.     ..l~��������������� .-.St.,   .._,_..._, ~.^,.J   -.-..���������  huv, ovti, itiuuu  vouti U-iii.r^*.H>u ���������iluai-  cal and literary numbers.   ,  The local Patriotic Fund officers  were on Tuesday notified that for 1015  the province had undertaken- to raise  $750,000 for the fund, and of this Creston was expected tc contribute $800.  The home of Mrs. James Mooire is in  deepest mourning owing to the deatli  of her father, John Clark; who passed  away the early pirrt of the month, at  Glelchen, Alberta, at the advanced  age of 88 years.  The Farmers Institute is unloading  another car o. grain and feed to-day.  Price-ave still on the down grade,  wheat being now qu������>t.d ftt $1.C0 per  100 pounds and oats $1.40. Flour  prices are practically on a before-the-  w������r ImibSp.  For the time being tho Creston company of the 107th Regiment will have  to di.contlnue drilling au the militia  authorities have notified I_lent, Bennett to return all tho ritios belonging to  both the company and rifle club to  Victoria forthwith.  Cahh of TnANKB.���������Through Tnn  Rbvihw Dr. Hall, dentist, wishos to  extend his thanks and appreciation of  tho liberal patronage c__l_uui.u him on  bin reoflnt nrofeHHioiuil visit to Crn-i-  ton. ProfeBHionally and socially his  otay v/jit; -- plcaoant one throughout.  Mr. Jas. Aitkon of Bast Kelowena  spent several days here thi_|week with  Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hamlltop, prior  to going to yernon to enliut for ove_-  boiui ii������.ivio*s at which he l\M had previous oxperlenr.% both he and Mr.  Jlamilton haying served in woutn  Africa.  A tug and largo iNMge came up   tho  2������,i.H)i_j_-i*_y i-*- a.**' ...I.. t.^^y  j___..'_."_.**u������v.'i^������'*i  4"-^..^.   *.*.  t%*..t.*Att m.    .t.ltttmft     t^      Itt.tAftA      ^  ,.,,,.,v,,  r,f lf\n  trtrt������   of   httifiA    htt\r   for  Urackman-Ker Co., Nel&on.   Still another uhlpment of similar proportion  , Apple packing is- Jg2au;ticall3^ - ^pm^'  pleted or. every ranch in .this section;7  The total yield "is fully as high as'  anticipated, while the showing of ones  and twos is considerably better than,  first expected.  The superiority of Alice Siding  spuds over the product of other Valley centres is evidenced in the offer of  $10 a ton a local rancher refused last  week. The market price is about $11.  What about this, Duck Creek.  The operations of the Soldiers Ladies Aid are' hampered owing to a  shortage of wool for knitting. A  couple of pairs of sox have been sent  to the local boys at the front and  several pairs turned in to the Creston  Red Cross depot.  Earl Pease was at Duck Creek last  week, doing some fall ploughing on  the Johnson ranch.  Stace Smith had a letter from his  son, Jack, who is in the trenches tit.  Eranco, on Monday. Jaeky is In fine  health but states that tho supply of  clothing, particularly shirts, Is none  too ample. *  Victoj. Carr and Earl Pense havo just  finished broaking-in a H-year old colt  belonging toy Monrad Wigen. After  one days treatment thoy had it tamed  sufficiently to haul a load of apples to  Creston. Thus does Duck Creek admit pur superiority in horseman-hip,  at lecu_t.  A letter from onr old friend Walter  Corbett, who is now living at Bass  Rivor, Nova Scotia, shows that he has  lost none of his skill as a hunter since  going down to the lower altitude.).  He toils of having brought in a mooHe  that weighed better than 800 pounds,  that mci*__tt-������u 55 Inches between the  horns and which, he was told  bv   the  gontloinan to whom ho took tho hood|*'ai*? uk" "'"*' VV*"1*  to be mounted, wao the largest he had Pralrto l������0,ntu   Wlthln  ever had to mount.  At Penticton 825 gamo licenncs wero  IsHUod up to the middle of September.  To date but  ono  Phoenix   hunter  Hoaaon.  During September 00,215 tons of on.  were shipped from Phoenix to the  Grand Forkn nmolter.  Western Pine Lumber Co. at Grand  ot   tumbia*  to  the   next   titixv  weeks.  dicates that the boys are not getting  anywhere near enough of these good  things, particularly in sox and shirts.  He states the case so briefly "and emphatically that no comment of ours is  necessary.    He writes:  France, Sept. 20,1915.  .   .   .   We get only $7 a month of  our pay here, but you can*t buy  very  much with it as. everything is aa_  aw-  fuljprice.   Thejf have some" stuff, here  _tb������_y'.eall beer mit it-ag ���������cottento drjnk-  "K___?*'r -_-.:_.-."ix ^--v-I_!t__l_' i*. _.���������������i.   t  SUu S. Culu������ jiy? -r������^_jpi-^igov *ti   ov    -unv  -x  '��������� "fi^rfsV:__*-������������ + 4>   ^������feiJ___<i-^^*-H^ag-*&a*fj  ������lso a kih^6f^^he-bafc ^ is-r_o^ bitter  *one can hardly,drink* its"* \ That as all  the soldiers are'allowed .to drink" in  that line. We can also buy eggs, but  the price is high. -  The Second Canadian* Division is  out here now. The Butterfield b^>ys,  Frank May and others that wenfrfiom  the district are in it. They are in the  Slst Battalion. ' ,"->������������������,  In reference to" your eftC|tiii*y if the  articles the Red Cross are 'sending" t-o  the front are appreciated, as you say  it was in Tub Review that the soldiers use the socks, etc., for cleaning  rifles, and that lots of things sent  out go to waste or aro thrown away.  It it* true we get too much tobacco,  and some of it goes to maste at times,  though I never saw any cigarettes go  to waste, but still we get enough of  them.  As for socks, we t*_eed them and need  them badly, also shirts and underwear. I haye not ���������'bjw^,: a-1 ohiinf!��������������� of  socks' for three' '^^^^0li^yij^^AJ  have on are nearlyA'-tb^^,^r-.^ie^Bt;yi  would have had no ������hi_*t|ii ^alliAhiid I:  not picked up one '-that;j.;'.'^^;.^B-^nd  Division left behind when they mo^ed  out of their tiettleh.  We genorrlly get a bath, a change  of sox and a clean, shirt alwut every  two weeks, but riot lately. Wo cer-;  talnly need shirts and sdeks. Something sweet In the way of eatable-  would also be greatly appreciated.  Wo ave in reuurye now, u iifctio wj^y  back of the irunchcB-but will'.likely b������  going back into the trenches tomorrow. The Canadians did not take  any part tn tho heavy fighting lately.  "W'i aro holding our own part of the  line.   .   .   .  -:^_i  Penticton   .i.teni_vo-_    nn*   com I tit.  acroii- with their 1015 tar..������- much h������������i������ j for the amount of taxes  due.  ter than they did In 10H. people were nt the nwalo.  Phoenix ladlea aro nendlng clothing  (mil food dh.H*t Ui Ed. Hurrell, a  Phoenix boy, now held a_ a prisoner  of war In Germany.  Hie mawtnlll at Kndeiby ������hlppe-l MiH  curioaus tix uunnrar in  e_optemiH������r.   in  only two monthn In the history of the-  mill hot. tho ro-cord been equalled.  At the tzx tinla at Vauon Luit week  ntJto. tnm*rit whleh w������w knoeb^ldowt.  Seven  i,t&iiUi$i __*��������� 'tff-t-Hft-^l.lMSI���������������aa_<_ai  ii.fi---������__iTA_i;Y-^>,'*,^.i'S-,:ii_'^^^a^  11 ...J ii r i i'i i m ui���������'���������-,'f. ^^~--^w������*������m  rTHj3 bjeview. creston, <& a  Ontario Women.  Chatham, Ont.���������"Some time ago I had  % general breakdown.    It terminated ia  quite  a bad  case.  Dr. Pierce's Favor-  p-f?*oc_.xrATJC Giants in the Garden of Eden  _. __-& -.k_i^^ri .ij_.*_k_������-  A story of how the 2nd Dorsets  engaged the Stamboul Guards in tbe  Persian Gulf is told in a letter received by Mrs- Woolfrics, of Church  Knowle (Dorset, Erig".), from her son,  whose death from wounds has since  it. Pre*, ri-t.on iv _.-: been reported    on   the hospital    ship  mJ������f?<rZnA Hct' >������" where we are in ibis country, as,  mebyafncnd vhobf j allowed  to    but  used it and received |      ��������� are    ^ ���������       t nt j    Uie'Gai,  m������CS,vfnS   .ife ! fle������   of  Eden.     All  you  can   sec   for  ?i    vSimiies and miies are aate trees-which  six momns i was. run- about       mile  in]aml    aml   wlml  completely cured of! we leave. that there ls the open llesevt  i * _ ,T-T\. u^a TPT. I iov thousands of miles, which is now  ������ ��������� J.^i    yT ! covered with water for several miles.  ^��������� ��������� .������m^_f't������.;t   VVe had to march 15 miles the other  .. .     ���������      ,   ��������� can recommend this   d h fl  m^icinc as being good, !t one wiU give it !wai^ts Four days  tho  battle  a fair  trial. ���������Mas.   John:  Ackjsrt,   b7 j i,.~tp.,-i  Edgar St., Chathan^Ont. ,,^.       ^~l  At- the first symptoms of any derangement at any period of life the one safe  really helpful remedy is Dr. Pierce's  Favorite Prescription.  Thousands of women in Canada have  taken it with unfailing success. ,,-..,. ,\ i_       _       _  Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription is a! ������������ \h0ei. W,T:i* Sf5" - nl^? vf  true friend to women in times of trial, i t,s* b*st ot tllf, KnaU^. ami tfeey no^er  For headache, backache, hot fiashc-, | will Our regimeu ������?������*������> *f.I ������ine  mental depression, <Wnes_, fainting! "P a"fr the last a w. \ e have l-  spells, lassitude and exhaustion, _women I ways been ui the thick of u Horn ihe  ���������should never fail to take this tried and ; ���������rlart-  true woman's medicine  It was all the b.st of  the Turkish army, and the prisoners  we captured told us they were all  picked men. You should lifive seen  them���������big, smart men they are: 6 ft.  :> in., was the shortest man I saw  amongst them. It was what they call  the Stamboul Guards.  But still,  with  ATKEATMENT FOR TUBERCULOSIS  If you are visiting Toronto, or live here, you are welcome to come to our      a^a>       oftiees and read scores of original testimonials from reputable men and women  who have used this treatment.    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Pellets not- only   .���������..,, ���������.%���������,. *tv*.������j.i,-  the original but the best Little Liver Pills, ( K1"*?, "^   *,'. ip0U  f_-c- rinr nn nwr 4.11 ttt>,iv>t fjfff,    bv  I lr    If    V     I -         - ......... .-,  ^-vt���������--.r.  ~���������!,���������.*.-_���������.-' -���������������,--���������-;��������� !U   tew   Turks   and  **.-...0i������   iu  German  j.xk.x^. xxxx,^ ->.._-* .i.*~.. .......p- --...-.-. . eom   a number oi svimiiars anu other  equaled, as thousand?, attest. Ihey re 0rit.lUal #{1$. lUul all engrossed cas-  purely vegetable, .bertte made up ot con-!, containing the following letter iu  centrated and ,refined medicinal pnn-;Arabic from "the kaiser to the chief  ciptes extracteulrom ine root, ot _vmenc;_u . 01- u,0 se.10*i**<i t-ibe*  plants. Do not gripe% One or two for ! -praises to" the most hia-h God���������  stomach   correcuve,   taree   or   four   tor ��������� Empe,.or   William,     son     of"   Charle-  cathartic. j mange. Allah's envoy and Islam's pro-   ���������������������������  ' tec.or to the Illustrious Chief of San-  joussi:  .We pray God to lead our army  > to victory.    Our will is that thy valor-  Two V/heat Heads on Sinqfe Staik  North  Dakota has  the  queerest   as  warriors  shall  expel  the  infidels  ���������well as perhaps the larzest  srain crop ' '-?as       .. ..     ,   .       . ,.      .  ever raised in anv country of like area ��������� J^P    tne trioe belonging" to   he true  tr,   th_   .,���������,,���������',.���������-*   ���������.-   o<*  ���������������������������...-  =-._���������_, : oelievers   and   then*   commander,     lo  there a-e    -ote f������k?\u w**.^ rl:^ ' ^ end we send the arms and money..  ^e^h^dfS,1^^^        !->*  the,tribe  chiefs  of our  common  Farmers who came to North Dakota fJ������*s-     ?'uom, ^lla1^ annihilates,   sh_U  from Indiana,    Illinois, and Iowa ar* ; how before taee.   So be it.   AVilUam.'  unable to account for the growth, ex- i -  cept that it is a freak of nature re-1  suiting from exceptionally  fine  grow- \  ing weather "following a rainy period. ] _T.       ,.     . .   .        .   _,      _ ...   ,  Thev  sav  that  thev   never  heard   of! Muiard s_Liniment Co. Limited  such a growth in the states in which i     ^ear ?"'s.���������x uaa a oleeuing Tumor  thev    formerlv lived.    Pioneer  North!011 my tace for a long time and tried  Dakotans    say    the  thing is new  to |a  number    of  remedies   %vithout  any  .Vipm   tnn ! ?o-c J   results.    I   was   advised   to   try  The double heads, in practically all i :,11->~"~ ������ /--^^'^ ^ ��������� ������"-n auei  us-  cases,  are   full  size   and  the  kernels   !nS several botties it made a complete  are well filled.    In some instances the j cure, and it healed all up and disap-  double    growth    will    mean    ^most ; P^ared altogether  double      the     ordinary     crop,   which';      .,   . ,     ^  ^AV{P  liKNDhiRbON,  would    greatlv increase   the   116.300,-   Be.teisle fetation. Kings Co., N.B.,  000 bushel government wheat estimate  for the state, a yield that sets a new  record.  Miller's Worm Powders will not only  expel worms from the system, but will  induce healthful conditions of the system under which worms can no longer  thrive. Worms keep a child* in a continual state of restlessness and paia.  and there can be no comfort for the  little one until the cause of suffering  be removed, whicli can be easily done  by the use of these powders, than  which there is nothing more effective.  Sept-  17, 1904.  "Do you see that strong,' healthy  looking'man ove** there?"  "I was just admiring liis physique."  "The doctors gave hiin up years  ago."  ���������"Vou surprise me."  "Yes. They found they couldn't get  anything out of him."  John Grier Hibben, president of  Princeton University, said at the Lake  Mohonk arbitration conference: "The  day is not yet come when violence and  oppression will melt away before right  like the plumber's hill. Like, 1 repeat, the plumber's bill. For a plumber, you know, once presented to a/  millionaire a bill for $100 for mending  a pipe. But the millionaire handed  the plumber a dollar note and said  serenely: 'Receipt that bill fo yours in  full.'  ***But���������but���������'   said   the   plumber.  '"Receipt, it in full,' the millionaire  repeated. 'I used to be a plumber myself.'  The plumber at. this gave a great  start, receipted the bill and handed  the   millionaire   50   cents   change."  "Lined Up" For Sport  Repeating Rifles  You're ready for emergencies with a ReminK-on-UMC  Repeating Rifle. Six to 15 shota���������with ap:ed and accuracy  that only World-Standard Arms can insure. 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HP I  ._-������.  *_.1  ��������� A- <).?;���������. .'/v*������������.  mW  mm -ia    jsia bm  Conserve Resources  Conservation of All Out* Resources of  Vital Necessity During War  Times  Sir Edward t'arson in Ins stirring  manifesto ou the llrst year of the war  from the British viewpoint says that  nobody knows how long the struggle  will continue, but that the allies will  never agree to peace until all their demands are satisfied.  That is the situation in plain language- Tiie only thing that can bring  about peace without the attainment  of ths object each country is lighting  for is exhaustion, or a decisive beating. The character of the warfare  and the employment of such vast  numbers of troops preclude the possibility of a single engagement decisive in its nature. The struggle may,  and will, ba marked by many great  individual conflicts, but the chief factor will be the endurance of the belligerents: the nation, or combination of  nations, with the superior staying  power will emerge victorious.  It is up to us all to aid in the result  by every possible conservation of our  resources. The Germans have eliminated waste, and are thereby that  much better prepared to continue the  struggle; without this genius for organizing    the    Austro-German  forces   1 ..      _>..]n..     Ks^     ;n     ���������  WUUIU.      t.Ua.>        _r<-       _--      -  tion in all likelihood.  There are countless ways wherein  we might profitably emulate the enemy.- The matter of alcoholic consumption is one of these. It is undeniable that money spent for liquor  ordinarily brings no return of usefulness to the consumer or purchaser.  So far as concerns the consumer the  money is completely wasted, its expenditure resulting merely in the gratification of an appetite. The government gets a certain tax from the manufacture and sale of liquor, and this is  often advanced as an economic argument, but the remainder of the cost  is purely a drain on the resources of  the individual, and thtis also the nation, without any useful return to  either.  Would not. the present be an auspicious time'to begin a movement to  impress upon all the advantages from  a personal and a patriotic standpoint  of abstaining from liquor? The sheer  waste of money in Canada in the purchase and consumption of liquor, to  say nothing of its other undeniable effects, at a time when every good  citizen should be straining every  nerve to conserve the resources of the  country is lamentable. Do we like  our beverage better than our country?  Do wre care less for Canada than the  average German cares for the fatherland?���������Ottawa  Citizen.  CHILDHOOD DANGERS  .No symptoms that indicate any of  the ailmeuts of childhood should be  allowed to pass without prompt attention. Tlio little ailment may soon become a serious one and perhaps a little life passes out. If Baby's Own  Tablets are kept in the house minor  troubles can be promptly cured and  serious ones averted. The Tablets  can be given to the new-born babo aa  well as the growing child. Thousand!!  of mother- us. "no othei' medicine for  thoir little ones. Tbey nre sold by  medicine dealers or hy mail at. 2f>  cents a box from The Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co,, Brockville, Ont.  A cle.K.vnnin had taught, an old man  in his pnriah to vend, and found him  an apt pupil. Calling at thr- cottage  some lime after lu_ found only tho  wll'o at homo,  "llow'ii John?" iiHhod ho.  "He it) well, (hank you," _;akl hla  wll'o.  "How iloct. ho got on with hlti rc.d-  Iiir'."     ���������  "Nicely, sir."  "Ah, I fuippo-e he enn road his Bible  comfortably now?"  "Ulhlo, Hirl Dlofw you, ho waa out  of tlu* bililo nnd into tho .spoi ting  papers long ago!"  A iinw ������������������h'-'U'h- .nil to ho |>1������cod In  n window to ventilate u room can he  V-guliitod lo supply any amount of air  doHlrod and throw it.; current in any  (lil'IM'tioil,  J^o Cure  More  Corns  :il Ing   rliUit on I  wife  mid Hiiro  -.orn I"vtrr������f.i-f.  per Im!lie.  Guaranteed  Never known to full,  ntlH without puln in  21 lioui'H, lr. soothing,  healing: Inlccfi Ihe  No iciiii'ily .*i> quli'lt,  iih Putn..m*a Palnlca3  ."... 1 ���������! '.���������,'���������������������������;'v.'hcr.     !!!",{���������  j  Mt������5  vjunaLi/JLIV  CANADA,  vwt-z  It's what's   inside  the cup that counts.  ONTARIO VETERINARY COLLEGE  110   UNIVERSITY   AVE. - - - TORONTO,  CANADA  Under   the   control   of   the   Department   of   Agrric.ulturo   of   Ontario.  Affiliated with  the  University  of  Toronto.  COLLEGE    RE-OPENS    FRIDAY,    1ST    OCTOBER,    1915  CALENDAR  "H"  SENT  ON  APPLICATION.  E.   A.   A.   GRANGE,   V.S.,   M.Sc.  Principal.  Virtues, of the Homely Onion  Onions supply a complete cure in  themselves for cold, as well-as being a  wonderful remedy, in cases of insomnia. An onion cure breakfast includes  a poached egg on toast, three tablo-  spoonfuls of fried onions and a cup of  coffee. Luncheons of sandwiches made  of browh bread, buttered, and filled  with fine chopped raw onion, seasoned  with salt and pepper make the second  meal on the schedule.  For the supper, the onion may bo  fried as for breakfast, and eaten with  a chop and a baked potato. The efficacy of onions Is well known to the  singers of Italy and Spain, who eat,  the mevery day to improve tlio quality  of their voices and keep them smooth.  Onion plasters aro prescribed lo break  up hard coughs. Thoy are made of  fried onion placed between two slices  of old muslin. The plaster is kept  quilo hot until the patient, Is snugly  in hod, whon It is placed on the client,  to stay over night. Onion syrup is  claimed by" somo to bo unequalled as  a cure for a bad ccld In tho head.  WINNIPEG GRAIN EXCHANGE  Licensed and Bonded Dealers"  _        DIRECTORY    Over  16,000 Farmer Shareholders are behind  you when you consign your grain or sell on track lo  THE GRAIN  GROWERS GRAIN CO.. LTD..  160 McDermot St., Winnipeg, or  100   Dou���������l_._  Block, Calgary  AUTOMOBILE DEALERS'  DIRECTORY  It la In Demand.���������-So great Is the  demand for Dr. Thomas' Eeloc'lrui Oil  that a large factory is Uopt continually  busy making and bottling it. To ho  hi demand shows popular appreciation  of thia preparation, whicli Htands at  the head of proprietary compounds as  tho loading Oil In Ihe T-.i-H.et., anil it  is gonorally admitted that it ia deserving of the load.  THE DODGE BROS. MOTOR CAR  "The cur that speaks for iUelt"  CADILLAC MOTOR SALES CO, LTD.,  WINNIPEG  Di-tributors for Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Send  for de-criplive literature.   Some territory -till open  for local aoency.  "Today, for the llrst tlmo, I was  really delighted to'hear my noighbor'a  phnio going," remarked tho obsorvor  1n Musical 'America.  "Something worth listening to, I  suppose."  "I should Bay so. I hoard the Instalment man talcing It away.  When I came out of church on Sunday 1 found my horso fast asleep in  the tdicd.  Why, ho couldn't hear tbo sonnon  there, could l.oV  "Another now hat! Yon should  really save your money, with tho  price of everything going pp."  "Hul. why? T!i,: lonsor I cave It,  th** lo'n, 1 enn huv with h."  ������wmm_n_- *mummiil0ijiSB:  W. N. U. 1071  Mlnnrd'a     Liniment  for  cnle   every  where.  "What iiml*o.i you think you're qualt-  11-il to run a hoi.I?" hniulrid the man  hehind the dosl',  "Well," .'OiilUloil tlio iippllc-iit, "I've  had u nuumi'.r homo for llfic._>n ymini,  and all my friends, have anlomoblh u."  liinly���������-Tht'iio id l'ii whorrh'fi nr*.   ipiitf  'Vl'O.'tV  lYihll.r Well, mum, Ihoy'ra Ju������t  from the country.  iffSfSm*,  That Dr. Clmso'i. Ointment  actually euros oven the worst  cases of Itching, bleeding and  protruding* plica wo Icnow for n  certainty, becnuso of expo.!-  r*-.*** wl.li  ll.oii-fmilr. of ci-hoh.  To prove till*, lo you we nbnll  send you a Maniple box free, If  j on enclose a two-cent wlanip  to pny ���������fioFJl-ifl*-', nnd mention  till., pnper.  l-dniuii-on,    llu leu   8c,   Co.,  Limited,  Toronto,  ���������'IH  I  -'il  if!  //I  m QZI&Wtm a1  /  )A  r-A\/ir_   tinvn   r^i?r__?r__?   fyTAin?*:  GTmoTiyji"; *pp'p*T  *_..������   I  iij.       ____._���������  jl .������-.        "_.*-. vya- ->*_      fxlrnx j_. j.*._l_ xj      _/i ii.aVH   .VJ   _KJ__X   ._.  _L_._T._L_  In Addressing the Coal Miners, Urging a Greater Production  of  Goal, he   Pointed out that it is the British Miner Helping  the British Saiior, that is a Big Factor in the War  Mr. David Lloyd George has made the Grey Sky School,  many important and eloquent speeches %    Let me tell you what I think cbout  since the war began, but few of ".hem  have equalled in effect that which he  made to the coal miners in London  on July 21, when he appealed for a  greater production of coal. Here are a  Jew of bis chief points:  We are short of coal in a great  crisis.  We are suffering from the patriotism of the miner. A quarter of a million of them have gone into the fighting line.  Coal is everything for us. Our 350,-  000 casualties were inflicted by German coal.  Parties   have   disappeared   for   the  time being. There are tw*o new parties  now���������optimists   and     pessimists���������the  Blue  Sky  School and the  Grey  Sky  . School.  In my opinion the sky is - mottled.  The events in the east mean that a  larger share than ever of the burden  of the struggle will be cast upon the  shoulders of England.  "Victory means the fate of freedom  for ages to come. Freedom implies  the right to chirk, for others to defend.    Is that fair?  After praising the miner as a worker, a politician, a singer, a footballer,  a soldier, the minister of munitions  went on to say*.  We are short of coal to run the  country in a great crisis. The demand for coal is greater than ever.  The supply of labor is less than ever.  In  times   of  peace     coal    is    the  most important element in the industrial life  of the. country.  The  blood   grades,    and  of  all  ���������which- courses   through  the  veins   of i^jqj-.-.   enough  ti  industry in this  country is made by ������  distilled coal. In peace and in war  King Coal is the Daramount lord of  industry. It enters ir.to every article  of consumption and of utility.  It is our real international coinage. We buy goods abroad, food and  raw material. We pay not in gold,  we pay in coal. We pay in diamonds,  except that they are black, and not  in gold.  Coal brings meat and bread to us  from the Argentine. It pays a.e_o__  thi counter there for it out of its  own Docket. We cannot do without  coal. ". In war it is life for us " and  death for our foes- It not merely  fetches and carries for us*, it makes  the material and the machinery which  it transports.  It   bends,   it   molds,     it   fills   tho  weapons of War.    Steam means coal.  the sky. The sky is mottled. There  are some people who can see nothing but the black menace in the sky,  and they imagine it shows a lack of  foresight to look at the wide  stretches of blue still smiling in the  hea.rens.  There are some, on the other hand,  who fix their gaze rigidly on the  clear azure above the seas.' They  deem it disloyal to take any note  of the dark thunder clouds that are  rolling up in the east and the grey  sky which is hanging so heavily over  the devoted plains of Flanders and  of France.  But sky staring is. not enough for  us. We have to put forth all our  strength. The events in the east,  whatever they mean, portend that;  they mean that a larger share than  ever of the burden of this struggle  will be cast upon the shoulders of  Britain. Do not shrink from it. We  must pay the price of victory if we  mean to get it-  Victory has its price. It is no use  calling attention to the cost we have  incurred���������hundreds of thousands of  casualties and millions of men gathered together to go into the battlefield, thousands of millions of expenditure which we are incurring.  The one question is, whether it is  enough.     It  is   no    use    trying    to  Soldiers PHing^ Up Savings  Most of Those at Front Are Leaving  Pay on Credit  Canadian soldiers at the front, including those who are now prisoners  of war in Germany, are piling up quite  a tidy little savings account with the  Canadian government. The pay allowance to the Canadians is in most  cas..- being held to their credit at  the London paymaster's office, as the  men at the front have little opportunity to spend money while in the war  zone, and prefer to leave all but a  small pc_*tion of it to their credit in  London. According to advices received  at the militia department from London, a considerable portion'of this accumulated pay was recently invested,  on the request of the soldiers, in bonds  sold by the British government in connection with  the recent war loan.  The Canadian prisoners of war in  Germany are also accumulating a  government credit at the rate uf  about 75 cents per day. The pay allowance of those men from the government is being 'continued while  they are prisoners, but it is impracticable to forward it to them in Germany, and the monthly amount due  them is beins regularly placed to  their credit, less the shilling per day  or $1.75 per week, which is being  forwarded through the Britsh war  office through arrangement with the  c_������j_v!jv__".vjr    ViJN__'iC_i^_-iv/r.   Oib   biaj-i-.-'jin   kjv   mvi  The German Fleet Might as well  have  been   Captured  or  Destroyed for all the Service it has been able to Render the  Huns Since the Outbreak of Hostilities  _?___-___o'_-   T7_/___5j_,'_-  .___ L_o&_s_-_e.     . . at _>������,������.  Ri_.es mean coal. Machine guns  mean coal. Cannon mean coal. Shells  are made with coal. Shells are filled  with coal. The very explosive, inside  them is coal, and -then coal carries  them on right into the battlefield to  help our men.  Coal is everything for us, andr we  want more of it to win victory. Coal  is the most terrible of enemies, and  it is the most potent of friends. You  read that terrible casualty list given  out by the prime minister the other  day. Three hundred and fifty thousand British soldiers. They were  casualties inflicted by German coal,  by the Westphalian miner, working  in co-operation with the Prussian  engineer���������without stint, without reserve, wtihout regulation, putting  their strength \ at the disposal of  their Fatherland*  Coal did that.  Yes, and when you find the German flag banished from, the face  of the seas, who has done it? The  British miner helpiac tho British  sailor.  I have stood on Beachy Head. It  is a fine sight in days of war. You  will read in tho papers about tho  advance of the Gorman legions, and  about their gigantic armies, and  there  you will seo Bcores of    great  bridge a 12 foot stream with an ii foot  plank.  We have but one question to  ask  ourselves���������we  of  all   marks,    of  all  trades���������are    we  gii to  secure  victory,   because , victory  means    life    for    our  country?    -(Hear, hear).  It means the fate of freedom for  ages   to   come.     There   is   no   price  \-_r l_*i _-������.-���������_ _ _-        +*_-_--_.       _-������. -������-"-.-- ���������*-        -_._-.-<��������� -* ���������        J- ���������        ���������-ri -*  ..   _LX_.Vy.__. __,J    .     tVV {3 **__*. I, 1VI1 _������0 IV. kfCLy  that is within our power. There is  too much disposition to cling on to  the amenities of peace. Business as  usual, enjoyment as usual, fashions,  lockouts, strikes, ca-canny, sprees,  all as usual. Wages must go up,  profits must also improve, but prices  must at all costs be kept down-  Freedom after all implies the right  to shirks Freedom implies the right  for you to enjoy and for others to  defend you. Is that freedom? War  i_ like a fever, a deadly fever, and  the rules which are applicable in  health are utterly unsuited to a fever.  Restraint- whicli wou_d be irksome,  stupid and unnecessary when a man  is healthy, are essential to save his  life in a fever.  What is the use of the patient saying, "I must have meat as usual*  drink as usual, in fact,* more than  usual, because I .am thirstier than  usual. I have, a high temperature,  so I am more parched than usual;  there is a greater strain on my  strength, so I really ought to have  more than usual. If I want to go out  why shol-ld I be confined to that  little bed?   Freedom   above    all."  "But you die." "Ah," he cays. "It  is more glorious to die a free man  than to live in bondage." Let Britain  be beaten and discredited and dishonored, but let no man say that any  Briton during the war was ever  forced to do anything for his country  except that which was pleasing in his  qwn sight. Ah, victory is not on  that road.  The trenches are not all In Flanders; every pit is a trench in this war,  a labyrinth of trenches; every workshop is a rampart, every yard which  can turn out the munitions of war is  a fortress; picks, shovels, lathes,  hammers, they are f.s much the weapons of this great waiw of European  liberty as tho bayonet, tho rlllo nnd  Granaries   in   Southern   Russia  loaded With Grain  Grain dealers'   and    cereal farmers  will be interested in a report recently  made    from    Petrograd by Commercial Attache Baker.    He says that the  granaries   of   estates   and   farms   in  Southern Russia are overloaded with  grain   left   over   from  the   last   crop.  The grain can be moved only within  the    limits    of the same district, not  from one district to another, the object   of   such restriction is to prevent  speculation.    In    the  section  named  growers of wheat and rye have  not  been subjected to any embarrassment  in  consequence of not be__"��������� _t  ship    from   Odessa   this   year.    The  demand from Russia itself has proved  unexpectedly large.    The banks have  assisted farmers and estate owners to  hold  unsold  portions   of their grain.  There has been no need for sacrifice  sales, and the prices paid have been  satisfactory.   If the route through the  Dardanelles   should   be   opened,   probably  no   sudden    cr  heavy oversea  export   movement from Odessa would  develop.     The   necessity   of    holding  back large supplies as food, together  with the fact that the freight service  is largely given up to military work,  would make any rapid  movement of:  wheat to Odessa unlikely, and as the  financial position of   Russia   makes it  desirable that existing high prices for  grain    should    be fairly well upheld,  since grain is Russia's best cash asset  the government   woul'.    probably discourage    any    sudden Jr.eavy  export  movement. such as might tend  seriously    to  depres.  the  world's wiieat  markets.  Had Admiral Mahan lived to see the *  beginning of the second year of the  world war he would have found in the  events ot che^ first year the most striking vindication yet recorded of the in-,  fluence of sea powe.* upon history. .  Except for the British navy, Germany today would be master of the  world. Germany's marvellous preparedness, combined with her unparalleled military resources, gave the Teutonic allies a commanding advantage  that all the rest- of Europe could not  have withstood had land warfare alone  been able to determine the result.  But for the British domination of the  seas the war would be over and civilization prostrate before triumphant  German militarism.  What has been accomplished by  " ������ b  gle*  achievement. There has been no decisive battle. Not a single dreadnought has yet been in action except  against land defences, or has sighted  a hostile flag at sea. None the less  the work "of the British navy as a  whole is the one decisive factor in the'  war.  German commerce has disappeared  from the ocean, and hundreds of thousands of tons of German ships are  rusting at their piers. Except in a  clandestine fashion Germany is cut off  from all trade wtih the outside world  and compelled to manufacture for herself whatever she needs for military  or civil purposes. Only her Baltic  ports -are open. One by one her colonies have dropped away, and month  by month her isolation is more complete. The military consequences of  that isolation will become more and  more important as the war proceeds.  Since the battle cruiser engagement  in the North Sea, in which the Biucher  b_i^C"o was destroyed, British sea power is  !.'"'mi! no longer openly challenged by Germany, which is satisfied to wage a furtive submarine warfare " against unarmed merchant ships and keep Y05"1  Tirpitz's navy snugly hidden in the  Kiel Canal beyond the range of British  United States consul-general at Ber_,-British sea power has been carried  Iin. The war office is forwarding a through without a singleFconspicuous  shilling per day to British soldiers  who are prisoners in Germany, and it  was not thought wise to allow a  larger sum to the Canadian fellow-  prisoners for spending money.  Over-  guns. In the midst of this sniping tha  Britsh navy continues to do its main  work without interruption, while the  losses sustained by Britsh shipping  through submarine warfare are without real importance as affecting the  outcome of the wa:\  British and French commerce continues because the Germans cannot  command the sea. The Allies have the  manufacturing resources of the world  to draw upon. More than a million  soidiers have been landed in Francs  under naval convoy .without the loss  of a. single transport British colonial  troops are transported from every  quarter of the globe as freely as in  times of peace. The operations at the  Dardanelles have been made possible  only by the Britsh navy, and but for  the British navy Russia would not be  able to obtain the supplies of ammunition, and guns without which no further resistance could be made to-ths  German advances. Most of the splendid courage and devotion of the  French people in "this conflict would  have been futile had not the British  navy enabled the French government  to supply the equipment in which the  army was so fatally deficient at the  beginning of the war.  Much has been made by captious  critics of the failure of the British  fleet to "capture or destroy" the German fleet as it was ordered to do when  the war began. But the German fleet  might as well-have been captured or  destroyed for all the service it has  been able to render to the empire and  to German arms. A fleet which is so  completely overmatched that to invito  battle is to invite destruction is practically non-existent for all the "purposes to which sea power can be put  ia time of war.  Whether the British naval officers  have done all they could or less than  they should, the fact remains that  British sea power has saved the Allies  from defeat, and that if Germany is  ____���������-������sy crus_^u,. it is British sea power that will have determined the issue.  ���������New York "World.  Lightning Hods  ugges  Loss Due to Weeds  British ships tranquilly gliding I the machine gun. That man who  through tho .waters without any in-1 does not handle them with all. his  terforence  Why? Coal propels them, nnd  conl protects thorn. For if you will  only look for a short tlmo yoii will  roo a British battleships tearing  along. You may not boo tho coal  Rii-ioUo, because Uio coal cornea from  South Wales, lint you Know it. ia  thoro, for you seo the vessel tearing  along, and you know thoro io coal  in Its bunkers, and you know, if tho  need jiriflOB, thoso mighty cannon on  lt_ docks will bo (Jlled with distilled coal that will scatter destruction to tho foes of our country.  Thon Mr. Lloyd George dwolt upon the Importance of the minor nnd  wont on: . .  II, Ih tho fuel, tlmt tho country iu  In peril that prompts tho nppeul to  nil cluHHon to set aside overy regulation, dm anyone doub., muling the  news' In.olltgontly, Unit tho -ltuutlon  Ih a serious, if not u perilous ono.  I (.poult with trepidation when 1 refer t.o thin.  There unod to he a niiva.1 school  ami a military school, a naval nehool  which depended entirely upon , the  ficsi and upon lho navy to protect, im  against invasion, nnd it waft .-tilled  the niuo Water t.ehool. THO n^w  purlieu aro tho Blue Sky School and  strength is failing as much in his  duty as tho soldier who runs away  from-tho battlo at tho front.  What happened the other day? Tho  Now Zealand battalions and tho Australian*, woro expecting a Turkish  attack. What was tho effect upon  thorn? No man would go on tho sick  list. Not all tho doctors of tho regiment could persuade them; thoro  was no shirking; they said, "Not until tho attack is ovor and wo havo  finished tho Turks, not until thon  will wo po into tho hospital." Thnt  la the opirlt which nlono will enable  us to win through- Nothing short cf  it will nob love victory.  Tho porll is u groat one, tho peril  Is an Immediate ono,- but If tho democracy of Britain rise to tho occasion, thoy will onco moro triumph  ovor nil lho forces nf dei.pot.l-ni in  Kuropo. NolhL.g we can say can  possibly do moro to convince tho  people of thia eoun.ry of tho danger  than tho facto that appear from day  to day in tho papers; not iho headlines, ploa*.e, pass, thcai over. Head  tho news, plen-o, nnd tho men who,  after doing that, do not understand  tho porll of their country, would not  bollovo it though ono rose from the  dead to tell them.  Some     Systematic   Effort   Should   Be  Made to  Grapple   Successfully  With the  Problem ^  The loss to the farmer from weeds  generally is obvious enough to the  most superficial observer. Any weed  takes up as much space in a field, and  draws to itself as much of the sustenance afforded by the cultivated soil, as  a grain stalk does, and it represents,  therefore, a dead or unrequited loss to  the owner o������ the crop. One of the distinguishing marks of good as contrasted with poor farming is the comparative absence of weeds, and a large  part of the time and attention of students in agricultural colleges is devoted  to learning how to grapple successfully with this obstacle to success in  farming.  No practical farmer needs to be informed that certain weeds are specially hard to eradicate, because they  may be propagated by means of underground stems as woll as seeds; among  theso are tho woll known Canada sow  thistle, the couch grass, and tho perennial sow thistle. r.x-.-pt hy frequent  dbfurbancc hy plough or disk harrow  ina dry, hot spell, it ia extremely difficult to kill couch grass, because a  small fragment of tho underground  stem at onco becomes a new plant.  Tho sumo Is truo of tho Canada thistle,  which has the additional fault of being  cnpablo of producing intensa Irritation  by Its prickles. *'  The perennial row thistle has become ti very formidable pest in Western Canada. It haa thoro devastated  a largo amount of fortllo land, and it  bids fair to c.auso losses running woll  up into millions of doll-vs, unlet*,:*.  Homo meant- of checking its ravage-tare found and applied. It is very productive of need-, which ripen just before tho grain Is ready to cut, and it  Annual Loss to Farmers by Lightning  is Very Large  The annual loss inflicted on farmers by lightning is in -the aggregate  very large, and it is a matter of the  utmost imnortance to them to ascertain definitely whether this loss is preventable. For all practical purposes,  the efforts to discover or invent some  means of safeguarding isolated buildings date from the time when Benjamin Franklin discovered the identity  of electricity and lightning, more than  a century and a half ago.  Franklin was the first to suggest  the,.practicability of protecting building's from lightning by erecting on  their highest points iron conductoi'3 -  communicating with the ground. His  theory on the subject was all right,  but detects in construction made the  lightning rodt, so ineffective and often  dangerous, that they were for a long  time utterly, and not unreasonably,  discredited. There is now good reason to believe that, as Professor  Day shows, a trustworthy system of  protection by means of metal rod con  Be  Practical     Information     Should  Available   For the Young   -/en  Who   Wish  to   Turn  to  Farming  Tliere will be a movement towards  the land during the next few years,  and many young men will be investing  their available resources in intelligence, brawn and money in a piece of  land.  To the average man who has n..  been through the mill, tha problem of  acquiring the Ian.; and the course to  follow in order to make the investment pay, is a knotty one.  Take the yor-ig man with .-. good  knowledge of agriculturo who has  irom one thousand to two thousand  dolliirs in the bank and who decides to*  go out for himself on. a half section.  A thousand dollars is a neat sum hi  cash these clays, but it dwindles quickly when spread over .he purchase of  land, implements, horses and seed. So  does twice that sum, but it must be admitted   that   tha'.. amount     of     cash  ductors has been devised, and may be* should, in the nature of things, give  inexpensively utilized.  There is good sense in the suggestion that in most cases, the conducting rod being itself perfect, the farmer  should  himself  affix  it  to  his  house  or barn.    The directions given in th ;  published bulletins  are easily followed, and tho  reasons  for tho various  (.tops aro'easily understood. Tho two  points to bo lcept In view are that the  rod  should  be absolutely continuous,  and that tho lower end should be sunk  sufficiently  deep   in   tho     ground   to  reach    permanently moist earth, and  tho moister the better. A few years  ago, when tho tower of the Toronto  city hall was struck by lightning, the  Globe published a theory put forward  by an ordinary farmer with a bont for  investigation.    He muintuincd the Ci-  rcction taken by the electric current  indicated  that  a water  course  must  have passed from northwest to southeast  under  the  site   of   tlio   present  building,  and maintained  tlmt, to insure     perfect safety  for the hall  .'*  would not be difficult to obtiiin prut.-,  tlcal   results   from   its   application.���������  Toronto Globe.  We Had to Fight  Wc could rot have remained neutral  in thi*. struRBla without betraying our  obligations not merely to the nations  with whom wi; *i.������. all!-*!, but to th ������  wholo online of civilization in lOuropc  l_nghmd neutral or indifferent whllo  Belgium wan bolng ravaged, whllo  _ out  hor  wrath  nnd  an intelligent, bardworkng young man  a chance to make a start on a piece of  land, nnd such a prospective farmer  should be given every chance.  He fluda in making enquiries, that  land can be rented cheap, and probably with an option to buy after a.  given time. Then ho set- up an inventory of his -necessary equipment, an l  having dono this he endeavors to formulate a system of farming to follow  for reliable and quick return;!.  Tliat is n big problem, and it should  not devolve wholly on tho uninitiated  man who is looking for a start in  furmlng.  Our agricultural departments would  rentier a ..Ignal service to ths young  men of Canada by carefully applying  themselves to the solution of this problem. Taking a reasonable amount ot  cash, thoy could formulate n plan  whereby this cash could bo used ' >  tho very best ad van tr. go In giving Its  owner a start in farming. Tlmt doon  not merely mean a supcr.lcal _tatc-  inont of tho price of tho land and tho  kind of err pa to grow and how to cultivate. It mmna first the inn"*: economical U-c of thlr. Hum to got the  land, under present condition- governing the availability of bind, thon each  step, just ns tho prospective buyer  uliould taUo.it, ahouh- ho fully dU.U---  cd.  Thoro Ir n groat dearth of thb kind  of pnu'ti-ui Information and much o.  ������������������.rent   vnhii������   eoiibl   be   put    In    i.vnll-  Amerleans Know Canada  Thb country hi ho near Canada, and  no thoroughly Informed coni'ornhig, <-hc  O.VtelH,,    I'UHOUI'CI'H   liltli    J������l������lKI������'HI-    oi!    ������Lh  neighbor aeroHii the iiorllicrn boundary, that It ha., no ilonbtii about tho  futuro of Canadian JljiuncoH. TIiouh-  uimIh of Amovlcr-wi havo vb-lted tho  principal eltle<j of tho Dominion ulnce  the war began, and thoy aro well  aware of the condition- oxi-ting  thoro.    Such  facta  explain  lho  great  MIHH     t<>     i>l<y     "lOlnM    <������l     |)U)        tillliUlilUi  government; offered In the New York  market. American'' lii'iov Canada.  Tbey tlo not havo to roly upon neeuiid  hand information about lhu. country.  ���������Cleveland Loader.  tho Iohii will-bo greater with each kuc-  ccodlng year.--Toronto   ..lobe.  a window, a Scotcb  doctor -Uieeeded  in gelling a number of motion photo-"  , >.,        ,i*       ill i>.      ������>������>,!    m( lie.,    iilwlnv    ..,.,  HI iW''*'    "'    '"  "* " "  Troon can ho protected from Injury j ter animal:),  animals  by beeping the  ���������.nrrou:;**'.  by       Ing ground clean and coaling their  ivuiilwi with a whllowaHli containing  I'a r I ii ere en.  ludh-'iiani.   ciitiiomer- -liurbcr,   why  did you drop thut towel oti niy  face'.'  liurtiei'    iii'-tni".*   It  wan hoi,  iilr,  while, in other ri'apot'lH, iau*b aa  lieb.ht nnd manner, tbo ulnilhulty hi  .,._..   , *-rt*.(")*"!*���������,--.'.'*.     ^*      .''yt'.r'f-1     ['',  I.nown' an "Ie pore French," and is  ven* ;<r<>i"'l ot the dbthietton .hrn-i  upo'n him. Jt b> bin fervent wb'h that,  one day he may have the honor cf  liu-cllut. hit* ilhii-W iuU;> di"'ibli.  wrap o_aas_  tmmm*naB^^m**mfm*m*i*mmiimpmfriar^rr^  ���������������.  THK  CRESTON   REVIEW  CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscriptiori: S2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. P. Hates, Owner and Editor.  ORSSTON, B.C.,  FRIDAY, OCT, ____  Tbe astonishing things that a  little combined work can do are  being illustrated everywhere to the  advantage of our brave soldiera  One notable example is the work of  the Overseas Club���������the largest olub  in the world. This club has shouldered with a will the task of providing  cigarettes  and tobacco for  copper production controlled by  Germany and Austria or available  to them in the Scandanavian countries are wot good for more than  about 60,000 tons per year, while  thr consumption is about 180,000  tons per year.  As there is no substitute whioh  may be used instead of copper in  the manufacture of high class modern ammunition it would seem*  doubtful if Germany can continue  her prodigal expenditure of ammunition much longer.  It would rather seem that the  unlimited use of ammunition in the  future phases of the war will be on  the side of the Allies, who are piling  up incredible supplies  of munitions  _,    ^ m_       , _  and are getting ready to produce m  the troops.    They  have  organized   ... ...       _    .    ��������� _;  ��������� . -    . ! their ammunition  factories enough  shells to make possible the blowing  of   the   whole   of   Germany  to   a  the work so well that not a penny  of the money collected is spent except in actual "smokables" for the  men, and this is not all.  i   n^Vi*j*s __T ���������_ _*_.-r_   _-*-. y_ *%���������������_-���������- <* _ _. ___  JL JlAVJUgll       wHyj/^i cut'* ������ ���������������_���������  1 _*-*-_**��������� l/*  >W -������_���������*_. Mm  the largest scale the Club can deliver right into the hands of the  lighting man one dollar's worth of  tobacco and cigarettes for every 25  height almost equalling the record  of Gilroy's kite.  *W������OS*���������& m#B*������&������&  We have  quite  a lengthy letter  cents subscribed.      This is done by ��������� from a gentleman who wishes to be  sending i__.r*cels in-bond, and by a__  Known in   print  as "Fair Play'" m  arrangement with the French gov- j which he replies to eestain state-  ernment French import duty is ';ments contained in the letter from  chivalrously waived. ! "Conservo"   (taken   from   Toronto  REVIEW readers can seud th .sir Saturday Night) published a few  money to the Bank of Commerce, | weeks ago. dealing with "The Crisis  Creston, ������~r the postmaster at, Duck jn B.C.5! pamphlet.  Creek, with the full assurance that : As our readers are pretty well  they are laying their money out to ferj up on this historic leaflet, and  the best possible advantage. The S8ehig ''Fair Play" has little or  name of the giver is written on j nothing new to offer we are with-  each single parcel, and subscribers' holding his letter for the present,  can name individual soldiers or [ "Fair Play" assures us there is  sailors, or select a specified unit to j no political animus mixed up with  receive the fruit of their generosity,j the pamphlet in question.    It simp-  Mackinaw Coals  Bight now is your opportunity  to teoure a Mackinaw Coat. The  assortment of sizes is right and the  price on these will never be lower.  Men's Woollen  Pants  The weather has taken the  turn where these are necessary and  at $2.75 a pair upward we are sure  we can satisfy you.  Men's? Boys5 and  Youths' Sweaters  Our stock of these was bought  right, and we have had many  pleased buyers. The assortment of  sizes and colors is still good and  equal value cannot be had in s_iw  other store in town.  Four money back, if goods  are not satisfactory  8* A_. SPEERS  Phone 63 General Merchant CRESTON  ������������������* * *        jffcw-.  __ _tt_    ���������__   __ _a  or auow _������e ���������ovense-So v-lub to se__a  iiy  -_..-_  ?Iq.._,  not paia out of the eollectior  TakSng to Pouitary  the parcels where they are most; affairs that nothing but an impar-  needed. The whole expense of org- \ fcia. royal commission can investi-  anization is borne by the Club and j gate satisfactorily.    And seeing we  have the assurance of the attorney  general that there is ''nothing to  them" our correspondent cannot  see why the government should  object* so strenuouslv to a full and  free inquiry, to say nothing of the  abuse heaped on Rev. A. E. Cooke,  for, says the writer, " it is not important whether Rev. Cooke is the  accredited agent of the Ministerial  Union or not. Certain charges are  made in the '"Crisis in B.C." presumably on information furnished  by one Moses B. Cotsworth, formerly an employee of the provincial  government. If the statements in  The Crisis are true the government  should resign; if untrue, Moses and  his apostles should be run out of  the province."  A recent pamphlet issue.! by the  Dominion department of agriculture  dealing with the poultry industry  in Canada shows that Canadians  are developing a grand appetite for  the product of the hen.  According to this leaflet the consumption of eggs between 1891 and  1901 was about two dozen per head  of population, while between 1901  and 1911 it had risen to four dozen  per capita.  The prices, too, of poultry and  eggs have been high. The demand  has been keen, and even in spite of  the high prices, consumption has  continued to increase faster than  production. In fact, since 1909,  Canada, an agricultural country,  has held the unenviable position of  importing each year more eggb than  were exported.  The number of hens and chickens  on farms in Canada increased from  sixteen and one-half millions in  1901 to twenty-nine and a half  millions in 1911���������an increase of  nearly thirteen millions, or approximately 78A pei" cent.  Shy on Copper  The optimists have hit upon another j-at-uii for _ui .-ally collapse  of the European war: Germany ia  running shy of copper; bo short, indeed, that we are told tho authorities are considering commandeering  the copper which the electrical in-  ,.i .illation., contain.  Ibf lighting ami power wiiv*.  in Germany have about 50,000 torn  of copper in them and the traction  wire*, about 4,400 tonn more, according to a Hoiontifin journal. Thin  nt the present rnUi at which (lerm-  any in firing away tiuiiniiuition  .'->...._.- I...'.., ."-.:':*.!?   .!_.''���������" ������;<<n-*l.������.  The copper   content*, ol' the daily  .������������������.(.xoilii i;i <   ol'   (oiniun    inn muni  .ion i- ���������'.ioimiou*' Kiel    5. i*< i.MMiuied  ��������� V  ��������� ���������"���������-���������������������������. > /������.. .. i-.i.f r,.i<. .,���������,.,  <��������� -'    ���������������-. TI.   .     ..���������, ..,,      .,.  W.C.T.U. Hears  Prohibition Talk  A large and enthusiastic audience  gathered at the school bonne nt Erickson on Thursday evening lust for an  open meeting of the W.CT.U. at  which Roy. K. E. Pow of Creston addressed the gathering on '���������The Movement for prohibition in British Columbia."  The talk wus on the more recent  development of tho temperance movement, "Undoubtedly," he 'said, "the  war has had a direct influence on the  change of popular temper toward the  liquor traiiio. What wiih long held to  be undesirable, if not impossible, the  war him made possible and dottlrnble.  And if thiH war has glvon the knockout blow to the liquor traffic���������and J  believe it hns���������it has gone a long way  to compensate for all the evils and  horrora it has brought In its train."  After detailing the stops leading up  to the big convention In Toronto in  March for a Dominion-wide campaign  that will vender Canada, "dry" from  ocean unto ocean by 1011., and incidentally telling of the -linking up or  the dry bones In the Dominion Alliance, Mr. I'ow reviewed the iioitiewbat  unexpected demand for curtailing tbe  wale of lu-uor in European countries.  Hunting with prohibiting of  tbe  con-  ..urn,it ion    nf   nltyuinl In.    in    T-Ynlii'<< liii  followed on ivith the  -stopping of the  iii..imf._-.tkU-   aiul   :..-!.���������    of   Wkli.i_   iu  RilH-ibi," Vodka," he told tbe audience,  "j.. .1 ib iy wld-key dSi.'U'i.'. from   rye,  <   . i. ..      .     .,...������...���������   . . ,i     . .,. i  '"���������������'*"'"   l������"  n������>.|lj,|,, *������<     l.lIvi.IMM   ill'flM'l III'.  hands." Its manufacture was entirely  in the hands of the government and  in ref using to make and sell it the  imperial treasury suffered to the extent of $250,000,000 annually. Since  ^ the "No More Vodka" era had come  the savings of the people had increased  from 16 or 20 million a year to 30 million a month. and the increased. productivity of tiie Russian labor forces  was estimated at anywhere from 30 to  50 pei* cent.  In contrast to these examples Britain does not stand in a*:very good  light,  Mr. Pow declai-ed, quoting the  -.__nr-_.Y.i-  of T.1n_rrl  _.-������-.T'_r<-.   which snafr.-V---  ished the world, "We are fighting  Germany, Austria, and drink, and the  greatest of these three deadly foes is  drink." Premier Asquith was quoted  as saying "that drink had decreased  the efficiency of the army 15 per cent.  However recently new legislation had  been passed, rum rations have been  discontinued, and altogether a brighter day is dawning for Great Britain.  Taking up the situation in Canada  the speaker called attention to the  fact that Prince Edward Island has  h. en '���������dry" for fifteen years. Excepting the city of Halifax, Nova Scotia  was all under prohibition. New  Brunswick has 9 counties ont of 15  aud 2 cities out of 3 under one form or  other of prohibition. Hotel bars are  open only from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and  sale of drink to soldiers in uniform is  everywhere prohibited. Quebec has  859 out of 1,168 municipalities free of  the licensed sale of drink. Ontario  has 580 out of 842 exempt. Manitoba  has 51 out of 15i mnnicipolitios "dry."  Saskatchewan has abolished every  bar, liquor store and club license and  the sale of liquor is now through  government-operated despensaries of  which only 25 have boon found necessary to date. After the*- war the  people will vote as to whether they  want to go baelc to the old oi-der of  things and before 11)10 they will have  an opportunity to say whether thoy  want tho present dispensary system  continued, in tho event of tho "wets"  not carrying Ihe province in tho  meantime fcr tho open bar, In Alberta total prohibition of a very stringent  nature becomes effective next July,  the peoplo there by a votu of five to  three sanctioning this move a fow  months ago.  JBiietiy the upoakor toiu oi tuo ������.u-  foi-th to bring this province into the  "dry" column culminating with tho  big buHinesH men'H convention in Vancouver in August, attended by aiiuo.it  800 delegate*., when, not more than  1100 wore expected. The McBride  government hnd promised this gathering the queation would be .mbmitted  Ut the people, and it ia expected the  new liquor act t,o be voted on will be  ���������similar to the one cndorned by tbe  oiiiolii of Alberta,.  AcroHH (he line tho wlogan is "All XT,  S. tinder prohibit Sun In lttift," but Can-  ndti,'h endeavor will bo to accomplish  thin work .-. year siooncr, nnd Mr. Pow  1..../.1 >.jl,..l ������iw>  nni.tt,,,,   ilwi.    fbo   .'ffnrt,  In Canada would be tmccC--ftt).  14,000 Britons of enlistable age have  s__i������frst_���������_ to 0__n______ in the *>ast ei_-it  months.  The 300 Canadian firms now making  munitions of war are employing  175,000 men.  27 German airships have been cap.  tured or destroyed since the war  commenced.  This years' Ca,ng_-in.r> wheat crop of  836,250,000 bushels is almost double  the yield of 1914.  Threshing operations in Alberta are  retarded owing to bad weather and a  shortage of laborers.  The fighting at the Dardanelles up  to October 9 had resulted in a British  casualty list of 96,899.  To date German air raids on England haye accounted for a total of 117  deaths with 463 persons wounded,  It is estimated that over 100,000  people crossed Western Canada this  year en route to San Francisco fair.  The United States will spend $100,  000,000 a year for ehe next live years  in enlarging and improving its  navy.  The annual statement of the Ogilvie  Flour Mills Co. shows a profit of  $1,059,813 on its sales of wheat last  year.  Brig. Gon. Swayne, one of the directors of recruiting, states thut Britain  will require 8,000,000 more mon by  spring.  The Oriental liner Canada Maru  arrived at Victoria from Hong Kong  on Friday with a cargo nilk valued at  $2,000,000.  For 1915 tt is estimated $750,000 of  Patriotic Fund money will be needed  for soldiers' dependants in British  Columbia,  3,820 cars loaded with wheat passed  thrognh Moose Js-W, Saskn on Sunday,  beating all provioun single day records by 1,500 cars.  Tho Ontario government Iuib just  Issued an order compelling all hotels  in tho province to close tho bars at  8 o'clock oach ovoning.  Foi' tho past nine months the Vancouver street railway carried over  11,000,000 less pnHM.ngcr*. than  during  thr. ii,w,r* period hi !������������ ..  The amount of prize money for  oflluei-H and men of the British navy  which has accumulated during the  war lu placed at $20,000,000.  lion. W. J. Bowner believes the provincial government will not appeal to  the peoplo until tho llfo of the present  During September approximately  4,000,000 pounds of fish were landed at  Prince Rupert and the Skeena River  canneries. Over 2,165,000 pounds was  nsi-Out.  The financial stringency is so stringent at the Vancouver deserted children's home that the youngsters only  have butter on their bread one day a  week now.  In a "non-stop-running" auto test  fche trip from Mexico to Canada, a  distance of 1890 miles, was made iu  123 hoiirs. The car carried five  passenger.  The steamer Corwin is back at  Seattle after a five months cruise iu  Artie waters with a total catch of  1352 walrus���������the largest ever made iii  one season.  To date 164,000 men from Canada  have enrolled for active seryice, 83,000  of whom have gone overseas, 12,000  names have already appeared on the  casualty lists.  This year's wheat crop in Idaho,  Oregon and Washington is the largest" on record, 68,550,000 bushels.  I_ess than 10 per cent, of the crop has  been marketed.  Vancouver customs officials on  Monday made a seizure of $100,000  worth of opium which the coast Chinese were attempting to smuggle into  Vancouver off the steamer Monteagle.  Considered from a population standpoint eastern Canada towns with a  population largely of German descent  havo given most liberally of all centres to the Patriotic Fund, Waterloo  contributing at a rate of $4,50 per.  capita.  t.t.x  ,   ,..���������!.,  .  f^������.f,l������*tJ.������JI  XJ  H. *-������.'*������  .  ......     ..   ,-<  .1 w. ������  At, Rheep-hoiul Bay, New York, on  -latin-day, in the Alitor Cup voce, Oil  Anderson attained an avi rage iipeed  of 102 miles an hour Iri a UOO-mllo auto  race.  The last forma of The  Ri.vn.w oIoho ut noon on  Thurwiny of en eh weelc.  -lending noi-oof-pf any  and ovory description  must roach us beforo 11  a.m. Thursday to ensure  insertion.  Changcn of advortiao-  montfl must roaoh us by  Y'uoNU.iy  iiooji.  ���������vs.  ������_f  1  .11  -f  '.II THE CRESTON REVIEW  /  / 4  Renewal of License  .'..'"���������.'���������:'.��������� "."-A. ;Section--41yy-'.������������������'.. '������������������ .*-r-  Notice is hereby given that on the  first day of December next application  will be made to the Superintendent of  Provincial Police for renewal of the  ���������hotel license to sell liquor by retail in  the hotel known as Kitchener Hotel,  situated at Kitchener in the Province  of British Columbia.  Dated this 4th day of October, 1915.  LENA ANDEEN, Owner and  Administrator.  PortJHiU ranchers are'sowing considerable fall wheat this year.  Another- butcher shop is opening for  -Aismess &z> J-'eruie.  m  the  Renewal of License  Section 41  Notice is hereby given that on the  first day of Decembtrnext application  will be made to the Superintendent of  Provincial Police for renewal of the  hotel license to sell liquor by retail in  the hotel known as Erickson Hotel,  situated at Erickson in, the Province  of British Columbia.  Dated this 4th day of Oetober, 1915.  W. W. HALL, Proprietor.  Renewal of License  Section 41  Notice is hereby given that, on the  first dav of December next, amplication  will be made to the Superintendent of  Provincial Police for renewal of tbe  hotel license to sell liquor by retail in  the hotel known as the Creston Hotel,  situated at Creston in the Province of  British Columbia.  Dated this 4th day of October, 1915.  J. B. MORAN, Prop.  Renewal of License  Section 41  Notice is hereby given that on the  lirstday of December next, application  will be made to the Superintendent -of  Provincial Police for renewal of the  hotel license to sell liquor by retail in  the hotel known - as the King George  Hotel situated at Creston, in the Province of British Columbia.  Dated this 4th day of October* *A1915.  J. H. DOYLE,  For the Creston Trading Co.  Renewal of License^,  Section 41     .  Notice is hereby given that on  the  ih-stday of __.ecember next, application  ?will be made to the Superintendent of  . PrcviGciiii _. g!ics  xov reiiewai o_  tue  hotel license to sell .liquor-by. retail in  the hotel known as the Sirdar Hotel,  siuated at Sirdar, in the Province of  British Columbia. ���������:.  Dated this -4th day of October, 1915.  WM. MORRIS,  Prop.  T������V-_-.T_-   _.  -CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENT  NOTICE  Empire,     Invincible,     Dodger,     Job  Trotter, Mark Tapley,  Pick wick,-  Last Chance and Royal Canadian  ��������� Mineral   Claims, *situ_ite    in   the  Nelson Mining Division of Kootenay District.  Where located:    On-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 tbe Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown'Grant of the above claims.  And further take, notice that action  under Section 85, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this 81st day of August?- A.D,  1915. W. M. MYERS  Wynndel Box Factory  WYNNDEL, B.C.    V  MANUKA-'TlJIM.H ..  Boxes and Grates  Rough and Dressed Lumber  125 men are   now   working  Sullivan mine at Kimberley.  48 Italians left Trail on Thursday  last for the fighting in Europe.   "���������';"  Sirictly fresh eggs were 60 cents ai  dozen at Nelson market on Saturday.  During the year ending October 1st  Cranbrook raised $1,861 for the Patriotic Fund. '..,.. . . .  Trail hotel men have raised the  price of beer from five fora quarter to  two for a quarter.  Potatoes are a dollar a sack at Kas--  lo, which is the lowest, they .have, .sold  at for e long ^ime.  $269 of Patriotic Fund money is  now reaching Cranbrook'"soldiers? dependants'monthly.  Cranbrook furnished rive of the six  criminal cases tried at the fall assizes  at Fernie this week.  Cranbrook parted company with  fourteen Italians on Friday, .who are  off ,to the war in Europe.  During the year ended Sept. 80 the  Kaslo Red Cross Society raised $1,197.  The membership totalled 42.  Col. Mackay of Fernie is reported to  h.ive recruited 969 m������n in East  Kootenay for overseas service."f  It requires $167.50 per month to  support the seven families' dependent  on the Patriotic Fund at Golden.  An effort is being made to recruit  two companies of 40 men each for the  107th Kootenay Regiment at   Nelson.  The. Herald "claims Cranbrook has  prospects of-having 500 or 1,000 troops  quartered in that city for the winter.  The Golden company of the 107th  Kootenay Regiment has been-.disb_n._-  ed. "It will be re-organized in  Nelson.  Kaslo Red Cross workers last week  sent a ton' of Jam to Montreal to be  forwarded to the soldiers at the front.  To date Golden has contributed 40  men-for Overseas service, 37 of them  are'on or on their way to tiie firing  line.  The ':Kootenaian' has it on good  authority that Kiislo and other  Kootenay points are in for a cold  winter. ,  In the Kaslo country the small crop  of huckleberries is said to be responsible for the shortage of grouse this  season, ..,������������������:.'..������������������  The Bonners Ferry Lumber Co. will  dono logging this winter. There -is  now a stock of 35 million feet of lumber on hand.  The total supply of lumber at East  Kootenay mills is estimated at 65,000,-  000 feet. In normal years it would be  225,000,000 feet.  The Crows Nest Pass Ooal. Co., 'is  double shifting the mines at Fernie  and all the men available will soon be  working full time.  For their year just ended Kaslo Red  Cross shipped 282 shirts, 922 pairs sox,  and made up 88*1 yards of material into various articles.  Free Press: A report is current  that the McNob lumber interests are  endeavoring to purchaw the Fernie  Lumber Co. limits.  The management of the. smelter at  Trail promise to "'take a hand in the  hotel businesH" if tho town hotels raise  their rates to boarders.  During October at least 250 Italians  from East and West Kootenay willgo  overseas for military sarvice, Trail and  Rossland supplying many of them.  Nelson's, municipal affairs have been  so well handled this year that the city  has only had - $10,000 advanced them  by the bank. They borrowed $40,000  in 1914.  For allow ing a patient to stray from  the Michel hospital and drown herself  in the river, Dr. Welton has been  'ordered to pay $1,000 damages to deceased's husband.  Cranbrook is having a big citizens  meeting On the 25th to organize, if  possible, a troop of boy scouts. Mayor Bowness has lent the affair his  gracious patronage.  The trustees at Cranbrook have  figured it out that as many as 60 children of school age in that city are  habitually absenting themselves from  school these days.  j--  :F. Nelson spent Sunday with friends  in Yahk.  Miss Nederlid returned   to   Kitche*a|  ner after a two weeks vacation.  Messrs. Topham and Conley of the  C.P.R. staff, spent a couple pf days  after grouse, with &ii_* success.  On top of what the war has done to  the map of Europe tne .poor school  kids of the next generation wiii have  to bound Vilhjalmur Stefansson land.  Mr. Ogilive of the fish hatchery reports that is a little too early to get  the cut-throat trout spawn, and he  expects to return in a few weeks.  A late letter from the "Vernon camp  reports that S. A. Reid is in the  hospital.  Mr. Ford says he can make a little  submarine to put all the big boats out  of business.;" Imagine having to stand  on a cold salt with the wind, blowing  and the enemy firing li-incn guns  while you crank up the little demon.  SSisok Greek  Hi   IVIiifl  1-KAT.KI. IN  High class Boots and Shoes  Saddle and Harness  Repairing: a Speciatly  Phoenix reported four births between OH. 01 h and Mtb three girla  and a boy. A record of live was made  ui, Trail for the Maine period���������three  KiilH anil I wo lioyt*.  Aid. Austin complains that the  Nelson street cars are hampered hy  horses and cattle I'linning at largo on  Home ofthe city . tree, w.  Trail is so overcrowded with workmen that the barns at the smelter are  being divided into rooms to help provide sleeping accomodation.  coin the Fernie district it is expected  that at least three hotelr* will be refused licenses for 1015. The hotel at  Gateway will be out off mire.  Joyce Bros, mill, two miles west of  J-ii-o, v,j.u. a-'tiu i)yed by lire on October  Oth, Five, mid a liulf million feel, of  lumber also went up in nuioke.  Otis Staples Lumber Co. of Wy-  -ll!������e, have shipped in Hiiveial cars of  steel railway rails for the pnrpone of  extending their logging operation.  C_o)den imports anywhere, from 50  to 100 ciihch or eggs per month. The  HI ar think-the local rmwher- could  .jitlte eo-ily keep mi(i.1( ieiit hriu. io  produce this riuantity of ben fruit,  and incidentally keep ipiOO or $1,000  1 monthly in circulation in (.olden-  A dance will bevheld in Grady's hall  on Saturday "night, Oct. 23rdI Music  will be supplied by Messrs. Swanson  aiid Mauburg-, of' -Canyon City and  the local -iddilists.������ Ladies bring-* refreshments. * Gents pay pro rate.  Dancing at 9'H. clock.  Pte. A. Bartholomew of the 54th  Kootenay Battalion was here on leave  from Vernon camp on Sunday. He  arrived on the noon train and returned to Nelson the same afternoon.  Mr. and Mrs! W. Levesque of Erickson were Sunday Visitors at the J.  Johnson ranch.  W. B. Muir arrived here on Monday  from Wattsburg, where he put in the  summer. He leave- in a day or two  to winter in Washington.  O. J. Wigen wixd a Creston caller on  Wednesday. E. Williams was at the  metropolis on Monday.  A mixed carload of potatoes and  cabbage was loaded here, Thursday.  After a week of tiieless effort we  are compelled to give in that we cannot find another nian who hunts  ducks with a big game rifle, so we are  pleased to hand the honor of record  holder over to an Alice Siding citizen.  A very peculiar light was noticed  in the sky on Thursday night of last  week. It resembled moro thun anything else the beam of a largo search  light, being fully two feet wide and  stretching across the sky in the shape  of a complete rainbow. Unlike the  usual northern lights this , light lay  obsolutely due east and west and was  perfectly stationary. It remained  visible for over two hours but was at  its best from 12 midnight until 12.80,  after which it gradually broke up.  P.S.���������If . affldavits are required  sworn statements (ran bo had from  several men around here. As wo  have no hotels we were, of cause,  i not under the influence.)  :.���������'-:"-. .. , '-. ~: '���������;!>     -    *."ai\. Ai:-  ��������� '"���������������������������  You can send lour times as much  tobacco; through the OYERSE AS .  ; CLIJB   TOBACCO   FUND   as  'you  can   privately   because  the  "British Grovemiiisnt d������Iivsrs the  parcels;  /with   the   men's   food.  _6ou  are  always  sure  they get"  the quickly.  "THANK YOU" CARDS^-Baclr  parcel contains a post card addressed to the donor,: to  enable  . the soldier to acknowledge,..the  gift direct.  25 CENTS will send 50 Canadian  Cigarettes, 4 ounces of Canadian  Tobacco. Cigarette Papers and  Matches, and a return post card.  . ���������*   - -..     ,    ,*������������������ ..���������*, ���������    j. --1 [j *���������"   ,��������� '  "Pi."*.   V^tttj   TrjTrn   iT-T. TV A������������������_.      '   CI.���������J'  or leave your contribution at tha  BANK OF COMMERCE, Crestbhr  .���������or the Postmaster, Duck Creek.  Parcels may be sent to any soldier  you wish who is at the front.  ���������**-*-y*N.    -**r_-*-   "*"������'_*\'*TT  "  XJXJ ii  JNUW  !  Tbe first letter to bo received from  the boys at fcho front   is  from   Pte.  Douglas Butterileld, and was written  "Somewhere, iu  France,"   under date  of   ._>.'<,>-.   -i.lh,   ixiiii   iu,   in   p/-ii,   ,i-  followu:    " Just a few line- to let yon  know that Phil.   (Butterileld)   and   I  are now in France, and  that we  are  both well, and   uh  much   aa   poHslhlo  having a good timt\ although nn you  can well gueNH we are not   as   free   as  we were in England, aa wo have to  be  ready for duty at any minute   day  or  night.    Wc are having awful weather  lately. iiihiln*.. like nhi all tbe time and  mud op to our kuci-i-, or   thei .���������u.hml-.  We have been   in   the   t,rcuchc_,   hot,  onlv for fatigue and working   part let.  I in-yet."  I I  The Leading  Hotel of. the  Fruit     Belt  Our  Call  Guests  _7  cHgain  \ /OU will make no mistake  I when -you get off tbe train  if yon sign the register at  the Greston Hotel. -Travelling  men uiir substantiate4 this. We  studv the comfort .if our o*uests.  The rooms are well furnislied in  a manner up-to-date.  Headquarters   _o.   Mining'1 Men,.  Lumbermen,    Ranchers,   Tourists  and.Commercials. '  L B. Moran  PfODm  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O..LL.D.,  /-LUXANDE-t LAIRD, General Monnffcr JOHN  D.C.I-., President  AIRD. Aso't General Mannaer  CAPITAL, $15,000,000     RESERVE FUND, $13, .00,000  : SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS  Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits of $1 and  upwards. Careful attention is given to every account. Small accounts  nre welcomed.     Accounts may be opened and operated by mail.  Accounts may be opened.in the name:, of two or more persons, withdrawals to be made by any one of them or by tbe survivor. 821  0. G. BENNETT  Manager Creston Branch  I Transfer, Liverv and Feed Stables i  jj|. Shipment of McLnuglh. Sleighs and Cutters on Hand   |  I TEAM   SLEIGHS I  |      Harness, Single and Double nnd Supplies on Hand       |  ���������g vSeveral vSets of Second-Hand Harness 8  I   Sleichs and Cutters COAT, VdV  KATT/   8  . ... ._ -       .    ^  ... Kt  H. S. McCreath, Prop. J  .. ������... u__._     .  .   . "*          _ 5 ^!  ES  Phone 50  Htrdnr Avenno  IU������x 14  ^���������O 'S-i-*^*������-^-i-���������������������**������-J^tti^H*^^*^^ m^ *0 _-_,---.-i'-Ji_^^^  :S-Ss������Jsa������__  THK REVIEW, CKESTON, B. a  A BRIGHT TOBACCO  OF  thu;  FINEST QUALITY  .__  JLV  ������L.J_-i*_ X&  PER  m _tyi  __.   _L_I ������-������ *-.  (Continued)  That night ihe sun set aruid 'lowering clouds. With a sailor's weather  sense, t was sure that we should have  ii storm. Pimball and Glibby sensed it  too. We could see them making  things snug alow aud aloft. They were  good enough seamen, as tar as that  goes. The- wind, it it came, would he  off shore, and there would be no danger of the ship being driven upon our  reef, but. there were islands to leeward, which they seemed to have tor-  gotten,  which  1'remembered.  I explained all this to my Utile mis-  U*e_. <as -I made tilings sung for the  night. She would be perfectly protected by the overhang ot the cliff and the  overturned boat, and 1 told her, although   i   left  her  alone  iti   the  boat.  that the same overhang of the cliff  would protect __e from, the wind and  the rain if the storm broke. Aud so  nftsr prayers again and a long look  seaward we went to sleep.  A tout midnight, so far as 1 could  judge. I was awakened- The storm  broke wtih all the suddenness anu intensity of the tropics. Such peais of  thunder and sue:: dashes of lightning  I have never witnessed, although I had  heen in many storms throughout the  a feeling of awe that we stood Cor the j  first time within the vast cup at the i  foot of the inner    stairs,    completely I  shut out from the avotUI by the great j  towering  rampart o������ rock which  on- i  tirely inclosed us.   1 had never felt so [  far removed from the world as then. ;  Outside, of course, the limitless ocean  i ran beyond the barrier reef, but  one  j could   follow  it unto  the   dim,   far-off  I distance with his vision.    Within the  cup  the glance fell    upon    the rocky  wall on every hand,    it    was almost  like being in a prison for all its tropic  loveliness.  Beneath the trees and quite invisible from above, a paved road or path,  barely wide enough for four to walk  abreast upon, extended straight across  the island to the hillock in the middle,  while smaller paths seemed to follow  the course of the wails oa eithvi' side.  The ground was gently rolling, and  the road, though overgrown in places  and badly broken, was in much better  condition than the broader path on the  top of the wall. 1 suppose the fact  that it was sheltered protected it. We  passed along it for a utile and a half  without much difficulty.  Finally we landed at the foot of the  hillock. As I had observed from the  wail it was grass grown and tree clad.  Indeed, we should have been hard put  to it to have ascended it, so dense was  the vegtation. had it not been for the  fact that the path was continued  the  hill  constantly  mounting.  I around  | Where it ran the somewhat shallow  I earth had been cut away on the hill-  | side and the rock surface laid bare. Of  ! courso this path was frightfully over-  \ grown.  ; We ascended with the utmost care.  I I finally drew my little mistress, her  * face bedewed as well as my own, up  ��������� the last steep ascent and stood upon  he crest.  We  could now see why the top of  vel  when   we  _ ! first looked at it from the wall.    In-  we leaned against I deed, the coral rock   rose in a sharp  harm-! escarpment   eight   or   ten   feet  above  Protecting the People  Prohibition  Does Not  A.pear to be a  New Theory, Accordiny to History  In 1910   --overnor Stubb*.  of  Kansas  delivered   an   addi't ..���������.-   in   Chicago   in  which  he   spoke   in   pan   as   follows:  "Prohlbitio i in   Kansas is  not the  result, of atmospheric  conditions.     Reason  was at   the  bottom of it. all.     It  ! was not brought, about by fanatics, but  \ by   sane,   sober,   patriotic,   folks   who  > had longer  1 cads aud  more  common  j sense than the average American peo-  I pie.   had   at   tlmt   time.  i     "It.   was  not   a  new   theory.  It.  was  ; as old as the abuse of liquor.    Kiev en  .hundred  years  before*  Christ  uu   -impel or  of   China  decree*.!   that  all   the  : grape vines be pulled up by the roots  I and burned to ashes.  China lias been  ; a   sober  nation   ever since.  Centuries  ; before.   Ch.'ist,   -.ycurgus,   the   great  1 law  giver ot his people, did  precisely  i the same  thing in Greece.    The Carthaginians  prohibited  drinking in  the  army  :;00   years   before  the  Christian  era.    Draco, in his laws, made drunkenness a capital offense.    AU through  history you will find it, and  wherever  it.   was  observed  the  nations  became  .Hi-eater and more virtuous.  "Prohibition i_ tho doctrine of self-  defence. Kansas is simply protecting  its people from the arch enemy of  human happiness. Kansas homes are  protected from e.n infinitely worse  enemy to society than the burglar.  Prohibition has simply muzzled a  brute that is ten thousand times more  vicious than a mad dog. It has merely cut out a useless expense that was  more burdensome on the people than  ail of the state and county taxes combined.'' When the people of Canada  wake up to the terrible truth of that  last sentence the liquor traffic will be  doomed.���������II. Arnott, M.B., M.C.P.S. -  No Refund on War Tax  j important Home  world.    To sieeu was impossibl-     -Mis- i the   hill   had   seemed   1  tress Lucv came out from her boat and | first looked at it from  stood beside me as we leaned against \ deed, the coral rock   rose  the cliff while the storm drove harm-1 escarpment   eight   or   ten  m a  feet  les^ly over our h*=*_.d-~ i the  highest  treetops, making a sort of  We could see the~ ship at intervals I tableland or platform. This level,  bv the vivid flashes of lightning. She \ probably artificial, bad been paved  ���������was making tearful weather cf it. She * with the huge, dark gray rock pf the  was alwavs a wet ship, and the huge   stairs  and  statues   and  pathways.     1  may say in passing that in all our exploration   of  the   island,   which   liow-  waves fairly rolled over her. Once she  wen*- over no������riv on her beam ends,  aud I thought she was gone. I didn't! ever, was not very thorough or coin-  view her position with a srreat deal of plete owing to the shortness of our  regret either. Presenile she drove off ] stay upon it, we saw no quarry whence  before the wind with a ras of her fore' '��������� this rock could have been taken, and  topsl still showing, and that was the i the only way of accounting for its  3ast we saw of her or her men, we I presence was that it had been  thought. ! brought there across the seas by the  Storm hound under  the  lee of the j makers of the monuments and stairs,  cliffs,   we   passed   long   and   anxiou  hours the next day, although our only  misfortune was the inclemency of the  weather, for we were completely sheltered, and we had plenty of the refreshing milk of the cocoanut to vary  our other food. The second day after  it began the tempest finally blew itself  out, although the great surging seas  still broke tremendously over the barrier reef and the spray shot a score of  feet or more above the crests of the  highest waves. It was only the reflex  ot the storm, however, for during the  night the wind had subdued into a  gentle breeze.  When     we   scanned   the   saa   next  morning there was, of course, no sign  of tho ship.    Our first inclination, and  there  was none to  say us  nay now,  was   to  mount   the   stairs,   cross   the  ���������wall and took for that cave.   We had  neither chart nor record left, we had  .wt our memories to trust to, but we  were both agreed that the cave lay in  the inner wall and that the parchment  said it was the central one of three  adjacent  openings   which     gave     entrance  to the treasure chamber. And  we could get a bearing on it from the  -c.ptral hill. ,  Now I had noticed that tho coral  wall both on the outer'and inner sides  was honeycombed with openings, rifts,  Hssures and caves which, hy the way,  were more frequent and deeper on the  inside face, why I know not. Wo  s'.liould havo been compelled painfully  and laboriously to search the whole  face of the cliff in its extent of fifteen  mile-- or so, but for the .further direction of tlio parchment. I was thankful that, sailor like, old Sir Philip hail  given ns the bearing. How did his  words run? Something like this, my  memory told me:  "To.: .y:n.. yo mouth., of ye trofnu*  e:ive tako yo hearing.') alongo yo  Kouil'i- of ye three Cioddes on ye Altar  "f skulls mi ye middle liilc. When ye  line M.yl.*'-.; yo biggc knlcke in ye  wall ��������� with ye mile palmine, his tree,  .mm- three heal.-. Cllmbo ye slopes.  Mut r-r yo centre,    "it. h. Ihci'o."  Plainly our llrst. duty wns to descend  h;l> tin.- inclosed valley und explore  the hillock in the centre. 1 made no  doubt but thnt we should^ Hnd homo  ;,n."i 1,1 .in iiliiu' ai*.] LnniV of tho*-*'.'* curious nt one iniiifi'!. there, If thoy sitUl  remained the reel, of our tiif.lt would ho  comparatively r*:u'y.  With   I Id::  d.tcnnliiat Ion, therefore,  ,' ..*,;'. ',:' 1 *Ui* iui' l-'.fiV. how  Ion.*; mir exploration would require  .������������������nd a 1 rat her Ihoui'ht wi* should  'nave to make u day of It, we -farted  In I Inn-.;. Iinlccil, a:', wc invariably V.  tin-d I'.lu.iily sil'i.i'i' huiii.:*I wo iiiilurally  ri,..i- at. break of day. 1 I noli along  fiioil riiniii'li fur I In- day, knowing Ihal  v.. could (.���������,(��������� |. WiiH-r from I he luiml,-  ���������ii.il *��������� i:j t:.!u fruit:1, which I judged  w'.nM li.- food for im from the tree-.  "���������'��������� *"iii i*lri.i-.i Iv to tin dfiiix, ami  ���������nioijiiti'd llicin, IX'laylnr, hul little on  Mi" en ������������������������������������I. wc < to!m,c(| It rapidly and  ���������;:,;*!'i\   i -ilcr<-d the valley,    It wait with  W.  N. U, 1071  whoever they might have been. They  must have had large sea-worthy ves-  Not   the   German   Way  The general staff of the Russian  navy issues the following statement:  A German official communique accuses our sailors in the Black Sea  ot barbarous acts against Turkish  ships, Alleging that the Russians sink  vessels with their crews without first  examining them.  Although the accusations are made  by a government which violates not  only international laws but the customary principles of humanity, the  general staff feels bound to refute  these accusations, declaring that tiie  German  communique is a lie.  Our sailors destroy Turkish ships  because they transport war material,  coal and petrol. On every occasion  they  adopt all measures to save the  Purchasers of Railway or Steamship  Tickets Cannot Have War Tax  Refunded  A matter of importance to the public and the railways has been settled  by the government. -A nice point has  been raised as to the possibility of  refund of the war tax in case a person should change his or her mind in  regard to the contemplated trip by  train or boat. If the railways insisted upon the tax in such cases of  changed intention, it was altogether  likely that the public would set them  down as extortioners.  Accordingly the railways submitted  the  questions to    the    government���������  what should be done in case unused  tickets presented for refund to agent  before  the train  starts;   to  agent  or  general office after train departs; the  same or some following day;   in the  case of passenger tickets; in the case  of sleeping car tickets; in the case of  parlor   car   tickets;     in   the   case   of  steamship tickets.    The answer which  the railways received was as follows:  There can be no refund of the tax  under    any circumstances.    Once the  ticket is sold    and the tax collected,  it is as though it were in the Domin-  inion coffers and nothing but an act  of parliament can get it. out again. It  was explained by the Dominion authorities  that  in  order to  prevent  the  confusion that would arise    in applying    literally    the     millions    of  tax  stamps that would have been required on railway tickets and the consequent difficulties whicli  would    have  ensued owing to delay in affixing and  cancellation  of  stamps,   the    present  method has been adopted, and, that as  none   of   the   public   could   have   reasonably expected a refund oh a stamp  that had been  affixed  and  cancelled,  if ticket were refunded upon, so also  no refund may be expected wherever  a  tax    had  been  collected,    and  the  ticket unusued and    refunded    upon.  In other words, the    act of purchase  of the ticket in accordance with the  ia.. Act is a completed    transaction  so far as the collection of the tax is  concerned and under no circumstances  as   the   law  now  stands   could   it  be  refunded.    To make a refund of the  tax possible a special act would have  to be passed by parliament.  Canning  --,���������--   - . - -. ,���������~.      -���������,,    ���������<���������.������������������,."*,.���������,.,-. i crews, and the ships are only suened  it%^^T������ ���������S5 Ti l -_"-_   if they refuse to stop after demand.  portation, to say nothing of a most  considerable engineering ability to accomplish these mighty works.  Well, the lr.el top of the hillock  was in shape a parallelogram, in extent perhaps an acre and a half. It  was the most, curious place I have  ever seen. In the middle of it, with its  four sides parallel to the sides of the  plateau was a huge stone platform  or altar perhaps 100 feet long by 70  feet wide. Completely surrounding  this altar, but some distance away  from it so as to make an aisle perhaps  ten tp.et in width, rose a line of huge  statues carved, like those at the foot  of the stairs, into the semblance of  monstrous human faces. Not one. of  them was like another. There was  variation in human faces. AU were  ugly, but all were lifelike and were  singularly enough European.  and in    these  cases    the  crews are  always captured first.  In several cases the sailors prefer  to regain the shore by swimming in  order to avoid capture, and they are-  never fired at, and all those who  surrender -are taken on hoard the  warships and sent to Sebastopol.  This rule is followed even when  the Turkish ships, pretending that  they wish to surrender, open fire on  our submarines. Special lists are  made of the prisoners captured, and  they prove that not a single man of  the captured crews has been left to  his fate. All the prisoners every  time express their satisfaction for  jLhe humane treatment accorded  them.  Shooting Cures Nervousness  Mrs. Ada Schilling of San Jose,  crack shotgun shot, recently broke  more than 90 birds out of a possible  100 at the three days' trapshoot tournament held at Venice.  Tills is conceded a remarkable average, says the San Francisco Daily  News. Mrs. Schilling will soon go to  the mountains to bag some game���������big  and small. ��������� Some of her best shooting  has been done on hunting trips; target shooting only keeps her in practice. Mrs. Schilling began her career  as a markswornen with a rifle at inanimate targets; shotgun shooting  was taken up later and she now declares it to be the better sport. "Using  a shotgun gives a woman self confidence," declares Mrs. Schiling; "it  quickens tha action of the eye' and  brings every muscle into play. It is a  positive cure for nervousness."  CHAPTER Kill.  In   Which   We    Enter   the   Place   of  Horror  The statutes or images rose from  a kind of terrace n foot or so abovo  the level of the platform, paved as before. They formed a sort of cloister,  or colonnade, around the central platform, which rose twenty or twenty-live  feet above. On the centre of the nils-  ed platform or altar stood three or  more of the same monster heads,  placed ono after another, tha largest  ono being In tho middle. They were  in lino, nil looking in the same direction which my compass told mo was  due wc-t. Thoy wore staring, therefore,  toward the setting sun.  At the front end or went, end the  grout platform was approach ed by n  .light of steps. The stones of the pavement wore no cunningly fitted together that only here, und there hnd a need  lodged and grass grown. The -.IniieH  of the plufforni or altar wore, also laid  up without mm tnr and fitted iu tho  .111.1110 way. To altar wan hi perfect  repair.  Standing ;*,o high, the fierce win (If*,  that swept over Uio plateau andjilat-  forni hnd probably assisted in keeping  it, clear of vegetation, of any thin,. In  fact, for save for a Tow scattered lines  of grant, if wn.s nn bare an lho palm of  my hand.  Well, wo stood upon the platform  and luirvi'.yed tin: ;;.;������������������ 11.- iu ,wl<ui awe.  Nothing In the piircliuici'it had led U!'  lo suspect nil thin, : h.li.-ugli I recollect  the Miotic "Goddcri" looking toward the  nh'hi! wllh the big palm free, the apot.  in the wall hy which wn woi'.i to locale | he treiis-iU-O cave,  (To   lie   Continue:!)  Canada's Work Astonishes British  Astonishment is expressed at the  Ottawa statement that British government orders in Canada for war supplies now reach the enormous total of  .*p20,0U0,0UlJ.  The British public little realize  the. important aid Canadian industrialism is capable of rendering in  the present war.  The Pall Mall Gazette says:  "General Bertram's figures are a  remarkable dcnionstruton of the capacity and vitality of Canada us a  imuiufaefuring centre." The more we  can depend on Canada and the other  Dominion*, in this, respect the better.  It will be huts off to "Our Lady of  the Snows."  Sour Grapes  The Wall Street journal is authority  I'or tho Httiteinenf that for t.evon.1  years before the war started Bethlehem wcib (.hipping from fit) por cent, to  70 per cent, of Its ordnance output to  Germany.  Thus, whrm Goritumy could buy ordnance* and take it home, il. was all  right l'or the United Slntos to soil it  t.o her. It in quite in keeping with  Gorman logic lo net, up now that, it \n  wrong to do the buui. thing I'or tho  iillleH. All tho world known thut if  sho could curry fhnin away, Germany  would Unlay be a heavy buy.1!' of war  munifioiiH in the United Staloa. It Ih  Austro German woundml pride nt tn-  iihilHy to take the goodn away, not  any wrong on the part of the  Sl-tl.c:;.  liml-  pj'o.'uplci!  the .*.U'".t.  I en I. -Winnipeg  Telegram.  Chains  Used  Only to  Steady   Nerves  A writer to L_ Illustration, Paris, demolishes the legend that the Germans  chain the men serving their machine  guns to the pieces  in order  them from leaving their jobs  the chains  are  undoubtedly  them   simply  to  enable   the  to steady the weapons  and  practice was common in the  to keep  He says  used by  gunners  th at tho  Gorman  army before the war. It is easy for  the soldiers to unfasten the chains,  which are attached merely to hooks on  either side of the men's belts.  the  lulled  . pvn-  "I have solved one problem, 1  have n lot of soiled dhihoH ou  when niy wife gold honii.."  "How." that'.' '  "I've broken inoul of 'cm."  won't  hand  Living  on  Our  Own  Fat  According to Mr.  11.  0.  Wells,  famous novelist;  "Tho poorer classes havo experience-, no class disaster by this war.  On the other hand, ns one sp-cimen  of tho securer classes, I find the carefully niTnng'od system of Investment*,  upon which I had rolled for my old  age und for my widow's aecmity has  deprecated by about 30 per cent. Wo  are lighting this war very largley on  our savings, on our soctnl fat; the  whole community is* hying impoverished, but, relatively the. rich are  cetting poorer and the poorer bettor  off. Much wealth is being destroyed,  hut. niucli wealth is also being dis-  iribulcd."  Canadian trade cominlBHioniprfl In  England report n big ilommul for Canadian apples, because it is generally  believed that largo quantities will  probably hnd their way to ihe Iroopr.  in the theatres of war. As a result  they state that a severe stiffening of  the retail and wholesale nvk. .h is eer-  aln. Owing, however, to* shipping dll'-  fn���������ulll1.'.'' nnd the vh.ov'l'*rvi-- of vr>M������i. .-.(  Ihe prospects of there being In.go Canadian iniporlti arc not hr'nhl. Wlilli.  iioiiic exportn think that eighty million  barrel'*- from Canada and tlio TJniled  Stales will bo forthcoming, others calculate ou uiily half that amount reaching Urlutln.  Movement Launched That Will. Mean  a Saying of Money to People  of the West  In the little town of Dugaid,. Man.,  some short while ago, a movement  was launched in a very quiet and -_a-  ostentatious way that will probably  spread over the entire length and  breadth of Western Canada, revolutionizing hundreds and thousands of  western homes. No publicity was  courted at the time, and the proceeding in question although of the very  highest importance nearly escaped th������  attention o������ the press altogether.  To  give   a" brief narrative    of the  event,  and to  describe  it just  as  it  happened, we might say that on a certain Saturday afternoon rigs and automobiles  were  converging   on  Dugaltl  just as if it was the first day of the  country fair.    By four o'clock in the  commodious with    hall    that    stands  face to face wtih the village church,  about sixty  or seventy ladies,  members of the Economic    Society    had  gathered.    A little after four o'clock  Mrs. McBeath, the well known woman  farmer of Headin-gly, who is always tithe front in any movement calculated  to improve the domestic conditions of  this  country,  was introduced  to  the  meeting,   and   explained   that   at   the  request   of  the   Agricultural   College  she was in attendance to give some  particulars   of   new     and    up-to-date  methods   of   home  canning,  such   as  were now being so  extensively used  throughout the  United States.    Mrs-  McBeath then explained how about 50  per cent, of the vegetable products of  Western Canada were thrown on the  waste  heap  every  year,   for  lack  of  some reliable method of preserving it  She proceeded to demonstrate how i.  was now possible for every farmer's  wife in fact every householder in the  country   to   can   inexpensively   every  kind of vegetable that can he grown.  She road a number of time tables for  example showing how in an hour or  two   it was a simple task to can hundreds of pounds' worth of sweet corn,  beans, peas, tomatoes, beets, carrots,  in fact every variety of 'vegetable and  put theni away for future use, as well  as all kinds of fruits.   Some glass jars  containing corn and peas, etc., pickled  last fall were passed around, and it  was observed tha', they were as sweet  and fresh in color and taste as at the  hour when they were gathered from  the stalk.  Considerable enthusiasm was arous*  ed among the members of the Economic Society, and in view of the fact  that the entire canning outfits, particulars of which may be had jfroro.  Prof. Lee of the Manitoba Agricultural  College, cost only a few dollars, many  present signified their intention of installing one of these time saving and  money saving apparatus, and of thus  economizing the products of their o\yn  gardens, and cutting down living expenses.  Mr. Newton delivered a very pointed and interesting address, in which  he   pointed   out  that  if  such   outfits  were used  throughout the  west,  the  actual productive powers.of the country would be increased 50 per cent,  and fruit and vegetables now thrown  away and  left to  rot,  would  in_tead  be preserved and would    represent a  saving  of hundreds of thousands ot  dollars. Mr. Newton amused the meeting by telling how he bought a large  number of turkeys in the winter, anil  just when the frost, was breaking tip  in tho  spring he  found he  had lifty  birds   left.     He   could   not   eat   fifty  birds, he explained, in a week or ten.  days, so he decided to can them. This  he did, and Mr. Newton is still eating  turkey  ns    fresh  and    delicious    as  though it had boen killed and drosse*-  expressly   for. his  Christmas   dinner.  ni?   fact   Is   Interesting  because   it  shows  that practically  anything  can  be canned by the outfits advocated by  the Agricultural College.  A market gardener from St. Nor-  hort nlso uddi'OHi.od tlio iiiutiLilig und  explained that ho had sowed over two  acres of beans expressly for ec-imlng-  Mo stated that tho usefuliiosa of such  an outfit to tho market, gardener was  incalculable, heeauso it enabled him  to preserve what, he would othorwl-'i  have to throw away or sell at unprofitable prices.  Gna  Deposit*  survey    of tli������  Survey  of Oil  nnd  A comprehensive  oil and gas tloposits or Canada 1������  under preparation for the gnverntnetit  hy the mines branch. It, will deal particularly with gas in Ontario, the oil  vi-Fiourccfi in Ontario and Alhurtu, and  the oil rdmros of the mnritimo province-. The f*iirvc*y- bo itv: show Rood  pORHibilities nnd when completed thoy  will form a good idea as to permanent  value-. It is understood that .lit.  showing of i .1 In Alberta Is not nueii  cm to justify the Hpecul.'.t.ton which  occurred lusi, year there on the Uyuhu  of certain oil diucoverleci.  Wife Oh,   Gcorgo,  you've     hmlcon  your prom Iho.  ITi.rihaud���������Never miii'1, dearie; I'll.  make another. *,  "mmi1 nil  w*__.  r^*^mtt^,9mm*mw  _ mm iiiJ  *m    J������m*\  IS  tjhs* <*i*_?  ,w  X*1-*. -r___E B_-.V__-*W;. CRESTON, OS. ���������_.  J  /  Do-Its Duty  Nine times in ten when the liver Js righ_ the  stomach and bowels are right.  CARTER'S LITTLE  JJVER PILLS  gently but firmly com.  pel a lazy liver to  do its duty  ���������  Cures Con  fttipation,  Iridiges  __������__,,���������  Sick  Hcadache, and Distress after Eating.  SmallPill/Sm&UDose, Small Pwce.  Genuine must bear Signature    ,  Seed Potatoes  It lias been quite generally believed  that a small potato seed will yield  just as large a crop as large tubers-  Extensive tests made at the South  Dakota experiment station, however,  prove quite conclusively .that this  theory ismot true in practice. In these  experiments the use of sizeable seed  produced a greater proportion of potatoes of desirable size than the use  of culls. The type of potatoes produced from culls used as seed is meas-  i urably smaller, in the first generation,  from those produced from selected  tubers. The results of this experiment furnish quantitative evidence  that the use of culls tor seed causes  potatoes to run oux Not only is the  type of potatoes produced from selected seed larger than from culls, says  the4 experimenters, but also the average weight of tubers produced is  greater.  The Match  i  Is the perfected product of  over 60^. years experience in  the match making business.  Silent Farlor  If correctly held and struc-E  on any rough surface, is war=  ranted to give a steady, clear  light, first stroke.  The Ee Bo Eddy Co.  LIMITED  Hull,  Canada  A Cure For Rheumatism.*-A painful and persistent form of rheumatism  is caused by impurities in the blood,  the result of defective action of the  liver and kidneys- The blood becomes  tainted by the introduction of uric  acid, which causes much pain in the  tissues and in the joints. Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills are known to have effected many remarkable cures, and  their use is strongly recommended. A  trial of them will convince anyone of  their value.  IHIIM-������������������l������������-__������-ll_MMg  iK^f^^^^^nr^nSniW   T.___   I>0������f    I  yeast in   |  Ut _t---v-_- 1-J I  Makes  ^.perfect  vv breed.  MADE \  IN  CANADA  A Bump For Science  A small boy rambled into a grocery store, followed by the usual dog,  and stepped up to where the proprietor was busy' wrapping something on  the counter.  "Hello, Mr. Jones," said the boy,  glancing toward the cake box. "Give  us a peck of pertaters, please"  "All right," returned the grocery-  man, proceeding to measure out the"  tubers, "and while I am getting them  ust look at them and think. Did it  ever occur to you that .they contain  water, sugar and .starch?"  ''No," answered the boy. "I never  heard anything about your pertaters,  but everybody says  there's peas and  beans  in your  your sugar."  coffee _ and    sand in  \_e_-ai*r__ *������--ai__!������t  Be Cured  WATERPROOF COLLARS AMD CUFFS  Something bcuer ������han linen and big  laundry * blHs Wash It with soap ana  water. All ���������atorfts or direct. State style  and size. For 25c we will mail you  TIME ARLINGTON COMPANY OF CANADA,  Limited  68 Fraser Avenue. Toronto, Ontario  MOTHERS!  _KDC       _U1W-     -.U-U-iVI.  o  Don't  fail   to  procure  wnreinw- sooiHING SYRUP  For   Your   Children   While   Teething  It soothes the Child, Softens the Gums,  Allays the Pain, Dispels Wind Colic, and  la   the "Best  Remedy for  Infantile  Diarrhoea.  WENT.-FIVE CENTS A BOTH.  El  i_ you .--POUT Of SORTS* 'RUM DOWN" "GOT tho BLUES'  9UFFKI. fronj-KIDNKY. BLADDER, NERVOUS DISEASES,  CHRONIC WEAKNESS,UI.CKP.S,SKIN KP.UPTlONli.flL-ifi,  -.rit. fur FREE ci,o_h bound medical book on  _____ di__a.e_ anil woHDfiR.iil. cores effected by  TH C NEW FRENCH RBMSDY. No. N_2 tf .3  THERAPIONS������'������S.r  3__-__.edy.o- YOU-OWN ailment. Abiolutely PREB  IWo'follow* up'circulars. No obligations. Dr. LsCl.S. c  Ik-ED CO.H-V-RRTOCK R-,HAH. STKAP LONDON.KN<1  wit wanr to rnovs _h_.--.pio- wi.l cobb you.  fl������rt jl^ djjpf A DAY an 1 commis-  ������P____ tu^jt *}_$> &lon pajd; Local rep.  resentatives. Either sex. Experience  unnecessary. Sparo time accepted.  Nichols' Limited, Publishers, Toronto.  with LOCAL. APPLICATIONS, as they  cannot reach the seat of the disease. Catarrh is a blood or constitutional disease,  and in order to cure it you must take internal remedies. Hall's'Catarrh Cure is  taken internally, and acts- directly upon  the blood and mucous surfaces. Hairs  Catarrh Cur��������� is not a. ciuaol- meuicine. It  was prescribed by one of the best' physicians in this country for years and is a  regular prescription. It is composed of  the best tonics known, combined with the  best blood purifier, acting: directly on the  mucous surfaces. The perfect combination of the two ingredients is what produces such wonderful results in curing  catarrh. Send for testimonials, free.  F. J. CHENEY & CO., Props., Toledo, O.  Sold by Druggists, price 75o  Take Hall's Family Pills for Constipation. ���������   ���������  EW.GILLETT COMPANY LIMITED  TORONTO.ONT.  ..WINNIPEG MONTREAL  Ulaw���������t������������������������������������������������. _ktw������w-mm������m��������������������������������� aw���������______  The Boy as ^ Partner  Encourage the Boy to Stay on the  Farm bv Giv!!." Him an .ntsrsst  in the Business  It doesn't seem right that the boys  should so often feel that they must  leave* home for profitable and attractive employment. In most other lines  of business it is the hope of the business man to see his sons follow in the  same business and take it over when  he leaves it. Plans are made to that  end, and the boy is trained up to a  thorough understanding of the business. Of course it doesn't alwars'  work out as planned, but every effort  is made by the parent in most cases.  On too many farms every energy  seems to be directed toward driving  the boy away from the farm as soon  as he is old enough to get away. "Very  often his father wants him to stay,  urges and sometimes commands him  to stay. But it is too late. The boy  1_as never been made to feel that he  is a partner in the business of that  farm. Nothing is ever talked over  with him; nothing is ever explained.  And it isn't any wonder he proceeds  to hike. Tliere are exceptions to this  unfortunate method. Letters written  on neatly printed farm stationery  sometimes come, and on it' the managers of the farm are gravelv announced as "A. B. C. & Son." Closer acquaintance often reveals the fact that  tha -'Son" may be ten, fifteen or twenty years old.���������Oklahoma Farmer-  Burning Metal is Used With Shrapnel  The correspondent of the London  Morning Post" at Petrograd sends the  following: "A new application is reported of the German invention I have  previously mentioned. It serves to  show how Germany develops the  scientific side of her efforts as the war  proceeds.  "The incendiary fire bombs, which  contain some composition producing  sufficient heat to start a flame in anything that will burn, are now familiar.  The Germans have invented a method  of using something similar in the form  of, or combined with,, shrapnel.  ..'. "Reports say any man struck by  shrapnel from these things is terribly  burned, the burns often proving fatal,  even when only a limb is struck.  "Presumably phosphorus enters into  the consumption of this new weapon,  as also do certain poisonous bullets."  Minard's  Liniment Curea  Dandruff.  Freedom for the  Poles  In addressing the reichstag, the  German chancellor. Von Bethmann-  Hollweg, referred to the recent victories of the kaiser's armies in Russian Poland. In. part he said: "The  present occupation of the Polish east  frontier is the beginning of an evolution which will lead the country, freed  from the Russian yoke, towards a  brighter future, in whicn she will be  able to develop and cultivate her national character. Further German and  Austrian victories will free the Balkan  nations from oppression, and make  possible the principle of 'the Balkans  for the Balkan nations.'" Were Germany to be the final victor in this  world-conflict sh3 would emancipate  the Poles and the Balkan peoples just  as she has lifted the peoples of Alsace-Lorraine and Belgium to constitutional freedom.  Mrs. Wullaby���������De agent says if we  ain't got de vent nex' Monday we's got  to git out.  Sam Wullaby���������Nex' Monday? Den  we doan' need ter vrorry fo' de nex' fo'  days!  Sweden's Army  The Swedish unny is now the larg-j  ���������est and*-most efficient in the country's  history.. Since the outbreak of .lie  war tlio army has been almost doubled, it new ngs.res.atGS 540,000 trained men, of whoii 380,000 are troops  ���������of tho--first linn nnd the remainder  landstrum. New training schools os-  tablishexl since the war commenced  have added 60,000 non-conimlasioued  ������fi-ieors -to the army.  Mothers, onn easily know when their  ���������children* are troubled with worms, mid  they lofl'c no time In applying the host  ���������of remedies���������Mother Graves' Worm  Exterminator.  Teuton Revenge  Tho ClornuuiH mny rotalliito for  the changing of tlio names of Potro-  4Srad and Piv.onmyl hy renaming (ho  Polish capital Wars.) usage.  ^gg^ ^^j;;!^^.^. ���������;������^-'i"^^'r?iL^--ii*j'.'>r^rr*~^.'j^r.'.'".'LTJ:ji^^' ���������*���������"���������-. __l_j^____l���������___������������������-���������^:'-j.' ^^i-^r^S-ji���������jj.'-^' : .  He wa_ the slowest boy on earth  and had been fired at three places in  two weeks., so his parents had apprenticed him fo a nn.iirfi.l.st.  But even he found him slow. It  took him two hours to givo the canaries their seed, and to stick a pin  through a dead butterfly and four to  pick a eonvolvus. The only point  about him was that he was willing.  "And what," he asked, having spent  a whole afternoon changing the gold  fishes'  water, "shall I do now,  sir?"  The . naturalist ran his fingers  through his locks,  "Woll, Robert," he replied, nt length.  "I think you might take tlio tortoi-o  out, for n run."  y.������^'t.i-illl������IK..I.|^HH#H|^jl,j  A Londoner waa showing some  country relative the sights of London  one day recently, and was pointing  out a magnificent old residence built  years ago by n fiunov.- and rather unscrupulous lawyer of his tlmo.  "And," tho Londoni?r was nske:l,  "waa ho able to build a house like  tliat by his practice."  "Yer.," wna the rcpley, "by hl��������� practice and his prncticeH."  --.Tho latest official reports regarding  the harvest show that Italy needs 2,-  040,000,000 pounds of grain for her  consumption until next year. Most of  this grain, it is understood, will be  purchased in America.  A swell chicken onn always get up  stares without an elevator.  It's a bum adage���������"Marry in haste���������  repent at leisure." Married ginks  have no leisure.  Winter Dairying Pays  Milk    Production     is  Greatest When  Cows  Freshen   in   Fall  There are so many advantages in  having dairy cows- * come fresh in  the fall, while the disadvantages are  but very few, if any, that one wonders why so little progress is being  made in that direction. Those who  have silos, and no one can afford to  dairy without a silo in these days of  high priced land, should be especially  anxious to have at least two-thirds of  their cows calve in the fall of the  year.  September is a good month to have  the cows freshen. If grass is short at  that time it can be supplemented  with silage and the necessary grain,,  and thus the flow of milk brought  up to the largest amount possible.  Later, with an abundance of succulent feed at hand, the milk flow can  easily be maintained throughout the  winter months. Then, by .the time  grass-comes and the cows have given  milk for seven or eight months and  the flow tends to diminish, it will be  revived when the cows are turned  on good pasture, while in July and  August when the flies are" bad and  conditions are against a liberal flow  of milk, the cows are either dry or  very soon will be.  In other words, the cow that  calves in the fall has a much better  opportunity to produce a large  amount of milk and butterfat in a  season than the one that freshens in  the spring. This is readily appreciated upon a little reflection. Suppose a cow freshens in May when  pastures are good. She gives a large  flow of milk during May and June,  first because feed is abundant, and  second because she has recently  freshened. But no sooner has she  started than the hot months of July  and .August with flies and perhaps  dried, up pastures are upon her and  the milk flow immediately drops-  When copier weather returns and  grass revives there will be a slight  increase in the yield of milk, but a  full flow normal for that period cannot be obtained till the cow has  calved again. This means that a .  herd of low producing cows must be  carried through the winter months,  with profits greatly reduced, but the  labor remaining practically the same.  It does not take quite so long to  milk a cow giving a small amount  of milk as one producing a large  flow, but it requires just as much  labor to feed and care for a low  producer as for the highest producer  in the world, and the task of doing  the other chores is the same for all  kinds of cows.  It is safe to say that a given cow  will produce twenty per cent, more  milk and butterfat when she calves  in the fall than when she comes  fresh in the spring. This increase in  production should in itself be enough  to cause any dairyman to at least  have the majority of his cows freshen  in the fall, but there are more factors favoring the practice. One of  these is the higher price which dairy  products command in winter than  in summer. Another is the cheaper  labor. Labor js cheapest during the  period when mill, and butter bring  the highest prices on the market.  Then, too, the farmer himself can  devote more time to~\the cows in  winter when farm work is reduced  to a minimum and his time is not  so valuable. The first three months  after spring opens are the busiest  in the whole year for the farmer,  just when cows that calve in the  spring need the most attention. The  inevitable result is more or les3 neglect, and neglect early in the lactation period is mighty expensive busl-  T1GSS  When it comes to raising skim  milk calves, those born in the fall  soon learn to eat grain and therefore grow faster than those that are  dropped just as grass comes and do  not lca������*n to eat grain before extreme  heat and millions of flies begin to  make life miserable for them. Then,  too, fall calves, if intended for the  dairy, can be bred to drop their first  calves in the fall as two year olds.���������-  Montreal Family Herald.  Ydtf will find relief in 2arn.Buk S  it eases the burning, stinging  pain, s_cp3 bleeding and urinys  ease. Perseverance, with |!am������  Buk, means cure. Why not firove  this ?-'"^8 Druggists and Storee.rrl  ���������'A,a SOo'boaci-A'-i.   yyyp"'-  ./.-.L';r,v--3i_i.*yv ,������������������'  pm^'PAp  wm  s  Wanted  In, every Town in Canada to sell  "Sterling Clothes" to measure.  They are absolutely guaranteed-  Write for particulars. ���������  Sterling -Tailoring Co.,  535 Coiiege Street,   -    Toronto  Crisp,  Family Food  Toothsome    and  Requires No  Cooking  W. N. U.  .071  Millard's  Etc.  Liniment    Cur.es   Curnc,  Dr. Ciinrlon II. Ponkhim't. in his  witty war on coHinotloii said in a ro-  cent lectin'.- in New York:  "A girl and u man sat und. r a palm  in n vn<*r* "''-Hlon on n -OH. Mare'.i  evening nl.  HI:. AugUHtino.  "'hi your love, (iii-*.' the /'.iil mil.oil,  softly.  " 'Ah true,' the man iiimwered in  low, pntujionu.e tones, 'as tlio dolli'iilt.  llii-h on your chceU.'  "'Oh -or ah,' the girl Hlanmie.-il,  hurriedly, *I_.it'.. Uio���������er���������don't the  i'ohoh nniell inveel'.'"-���������- Now York  Tribune.  Fran von Mclinil.ll. (of llerllii) --OI-  to, where nn. we koIih. for our lioli-  .l.ivH  thin   -Minnier'.  Olio ���������������������������-Woll ���������or���������there'..   Turkey.  A little boy asked his. mother to  write an account of how Crapo-Nuts  food had helped thoir family.  She says Grape-Nuts was first  brought to her attention where sho  visited.  "Whllo I. was thero I upod tho food  regularly. I gained weight and felt so  well that when I returned home I began using Orape-Nuts in tho family  rr.gnla.ly.  "My llttlo :l8-niontli--old baby shortly after being weaned war. very ill  wli.o toothing. Sho was sick nine  weeks and wo tried everything. Sho  became so emaciated that it was painful to handle hor and wo thought wo  wero going to lose her. Ono day a  happy thought urged mo to try Grapo-  NutH Hoakod in a llttlo worm milk.  "Woll, it worked like a charm and  who begnn Inking it rognlaiiy and improvement sot In at onco. Sho grow  woll and round and fnt, ns flint us possible on Grapo-Nnta.  ".'oiiioilint- a';., .i-v.ral of Ihe .;.hilly woro stricken with J,a Grippe ������t  the sumo lime, and during tho won.1.  Hlng-H tliey could not relish anything  in tlio shape of food but Grapo-NuUi  nnd ornn-.t'-S, everything ol-io was nauseating.  "Wo all npproolut- what your fain-  our food Iuih dono for our family."  "Tlicre'i* a lUuuioii."  Namo given by Cunn'dliin    Po-luin  /������,, .I'lnill.M*- ..������.  v. K. .,        II   I.III./!.'*,       .;.,.. ���������  l������ver rend the above letter? A new  one appenro from time to time. They  aro ueiHiInc, true, and full of human  Intereat.  Makes Breathing Easy.���������Tho constriction of tho air passages and the  struggle l'or breath, too familiar evidence of rt-thmatic trouble, cannot  daunt Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy. This is the famous remedy  which is known far and wide for its  complete effectiveness even under  very severe conditions. It is no untried, experimental preparation, but  ono with ni.uiy years ot" strong service  behind it* Buy it from your nearest  dealer.  City Wife More Lonesome  Than Farm Woman  Author    Declares     Monotonous  Lives  Abound   in   Nineteenth   Ward.  The writer of early American life in  the middle west and far west emphasizes the hardships suffered by the  women pioneers who accompanied  -their husbands on the plunge into  the "wilderness," and points to the  wearying monotony of life led by women on the frontiers.  The student of agricultural society  calls attention to the  dreary life  ot  women   whose   fa/nier  husbands   are  unable to give them relief from the  a ; monotony of work on the farm.  And the traveller across the deserts  which lie just east of the Pacific coast  pities the women who must pass their  lives in the monotony of sand -nd sun  and does not marvel when he is told  that many become "eccentric" and  some actually insane under the terrific strain. *  But according to Lucille- M. Win-  dette, who has just completed a series  of investigations into the life of th.  working class, there are women living  within the boundaries of the second  largest city in the country whose lives  are just as dreary, just as monotonous,  just as maddening as the lives of the  pioneer women, the women of the  farm, and the women of the desert.  Miss Windette's investigations were  confined chiefly to the Nineteenth  ward whore conditions were found typical of those in many other parts of  Chicago. In her report,, which i3 entitled "Life and -Work Among Our  Neighbors," she reviews iu detail the  various phases of life among the working people.  Here are some of her conclusions:  "No thoughtful person can fail to l*.e  struck by the monotony which characterizes the life of most married  women in tho working class. This is  less marked in the more typical slum  districts, where the life is. lived more  in common. But the women ani little  better than shut-ins, who live in these  streets and spend the whole day indoors, when their husbands are at  work.  "The young mother who has all t!*.o  care of a growing family of children,  lias little opportunity for visiting  about. She may step into hor neighbor's house, or meet others in the yarj  or on the front doorctop to gossip, but  rarely does sho go farther, and if -litis able to.get away for a holidny or an  evening at the movies sho must usually take tho baby with her.  "Edi.cr.tion, an u rule so li-iiiU*.  among both Jewish and Italian women, sadly narrows tholr own ie-  sources, and in tne deadening monotony of their liven, thoso women Uo  often  become hopeless drudges.  "Where thero are threa or four  young children, especially bubies it  arms, illness or financial lo.s i'mi-.s  heavily upon tho mother, who haa  then to bo nurss, cook, and housemaid  all in ono, without proper means to  Theory and Practice  An engineer named Frank Koeslor  has written a book, "Secrets of Gorman Progress," which tlio publisher  advertises as contrasting tho American commonwealth with German dc-  It seonis that Germaify lias  IgUPPort either tho children or her.olf.  rlo this cooking and washing for ni-u  lodgoi'H Is generally added, who, if unemployed, stay about tho house.  "Jewish womon have much mora  freedom than tho Italian women, wh.>  can decide nothing about tho house c*  children, or ovon spend a penny without tho hushand'H consent. Tho Jewish  wlfo often works with her husband,  nnd thus ehlps mako lho living. Thi  Jewish people like to live well, nml  the womon aro exceedingly fond of  Jt-wellory and lino cloth us.  "Mothers'   club.*,   aro   conducted   at  mocrncy.  nn Infinitely bolter government, hotter (Hull house and at riio-t of tho settle  jouvnaliam and art an dflnnncc, hotter  -chools and industrial methods, bettor  methods of hoiming nnd oily planning,  a superior nav*,*, nnd that tlio Gorman  army is "tho greatest organization  whicli ban over boon perfected hy tho  brain of mon." Mr. ..nestor wuh born,  r.iin.fl, ami .-.u.nlod in G. minny, hot  Iuih lived the k.st twelve years iu tho  United ;_tatei!, and he in not going  back to Germany. Why'.' Doesn't ho  believe IiIh own ulufr? -From Collier's,  Mlnard'.  gla.  Liniment Relieves Neural*  munis and juidsionn in tho noiahbor-  hood. Fow Ionrn to upcnk Kuglish,  but a limited vocabulary is gain, d by  contact with other women and a s-'tmiU  circle of new friends. An acquaint-  mice who conduct!* a weekly nipotln..  of the olnsH under (.'OiuiIdiTutlon report", thnt .h<i h'1**,** tl.",.���������'���������. i'p.r.t !.* r.*-  markod an tho ono plon-.iu'.*' in th;.  wi'ok nml tlio only timo when tin* hur-  don of hoimeworl. *.* laid naldo. ' t'hl-  on go Tribune  Soil  .-tit!,   ui  Kort  ..fi't  Iii"   ils.f .1   Die  auto.  Pretty Good, Too  ���������Woll, r.lii liorl  got. tioiiio good  I.*   ,, 11, ��������� ,f  ������i-i,   i  What'.'  !t ";*.!-';* !r. rv.;'*!;  '_*_    fo-'   ii  ..   v������ ,,    i   . ...   ,\.,t  ..   ,.,n   .1,,..   ........  ;ar;.;Ai-  inr hlit  TYPHOID  (n no more n_c_r.������_r.  lh;:n��������� m_tli>o _, Jttt.it  fi-pr-l<mcfl Ii������j demftnMJ-_t.il  th. ulmu-t ntlr.-CUlou- otll-  GftC., ani)linrmteun.UtO- Antityphoid Viic-lnatlni..  Mb vac. Iiul-d N-^W __��������� vou* tiliy-lcliM, ymi an.  jjif-i i-inlij..    ii an iiiuiu vii.i l!i<*ij iiui*j.d lu.iiimito.  Ail- your phyr.lcl������n, di-������{*l_t, or ���������*n<l foe It****'  (Ton liml Tyu'ii--." telllnt_'-,- Typli_,lil V������c_U������������.  -mull* dom un,-, and _���������������������#������ Oam lyph-id Curilnrw,  llt_ Oil.-ft t.A_.O������AY0l-V. t--tm-������-'Y, ou.  . -<**������-CIMO V-CtlH-i k -_---������ UK .ui o, i, *#*>., ������.ICIM������a  W|M|N������-_Ni_g^^ ���P,���5 m-ST-^J-W!   DE\"PUj
THfcURESTON RfcVfil-W
CLEARING OUT
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We did not buy China
JW-tre this year owing
to unsettled markets
and are selling out our
present stock at a
DISCOUNT of 30 Per
Cent. Sosne worthwhile bargains are here
for you.
GrestonDrug&Book
Local and Personal
Mrs. and Miss Nina Attwood of
Moyie returned home on Saturday
after spending a couple of days With
Creston friends.
Rev. Mr. Perley of Fernie has been
secured to preach at the Methodist
anniversary services at Creston on
Sunday, November 7th.
B. Keddelt has completed the erection of quite a tidy-looking bangalow
on his ranch east of town���replacing
the one destroyed by fire in June.
The regulation quarterly meeting of
the shareholders of Creston Fruit
Growers Union, Ltd., will be held to-
_aorrc*v*' evening, October __3-f!, in
Mercantile Hall, at 8 o'clock.
Latest advices from Sirdar j_re to
effect that up to noon yesterday so
construction crew had arrived to extend the government   telephone  line
J. Haslam arrived from Cranbrook
on Sunday, and has been installed as
manager of the drugstore heve, in
succession bf W. McBean.
J. P. Mahood of Queen's Bay was a
week-end visitor with Mr. and Mrs.
W. P. Stark. He took Sunday morning service at Christ Church.
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and Oysters
in Season
We have tht goods, and
our
Pr
ccs arc
icaSOUaoic
Boar for Service
from that point through to Creston.
E. Keddell left on Saturday for
Morrissey Mines, to go on guard duty
at the internment camp. He ruimu-
out au even haif dozen that have volunteered A>r that work f mm Creston.
The sacrament of the Lord's Suppet
^was dispensed in Creston Presbyterian
Church on   Sunday   morning.   Since
last communion  three now  members
i have been received���two on profession
I of faith.
!
! Victor.-. Vie.nvi.-_n: Cant. Mallandaine, formerly of Creston, is in charge
lof the intern__.-**__t ca_np at Morrissey.
; When the snow flies they will have to
I move to the second floor to look on t
I of the wiudow.
The period during which deer meat
could be offered for sale expired on
} Friday last. The market was never
i overstocked. Among the whites Geo.
i Hendron is about the only local
j hunter lucky enough to bag one.
|    A meeting to re-organize the Liter-
j ary and Debating Club will be held in |
i the Presbj-terian Church on Tuesday ���
evening   next,   at  ��   o'clock   prompt.'
This is a yery useful as well   as  entertain ing. organization and a good  turnout is hoped for.
For just a commou ornery brood
sow, F. H. Jackson rather thinks one
belonging to him should have special
mention in the agricultural records of.
Kootenay. Her spring litter totalled
twelve and last week her sowship
gave birth to thirteen more.
Foreman Dan English, who- is in
charge of construction of the two
bridges across the sloughs between^
the Reclamation' Farm sand Corn
Creek, reports that one of, the structures is now completed and expects to
finish the second one in about three
weeks.
Miss Dalton, who has spent the past
three weeks with her sister, Mrs. W.
H. Hilton, returned to Edmonton on
Monday. A
F. A. Starkey of Nelson, president
of the associated boards of trade of
British Columbia, was here on Monday on business collected with that
organization.
The next social fixture is for hallow-
e'en, Oct. 80th, when Christ Church
Ladies' Guild aro giving an evening of
cards, giimes, dancing, with refreshments, of course.
Bed Okoss���The depot will be open
next Tuesday to receive and give out
work. Donations of preserves may be
left at S. A. Speers store until then,
when they will be packed.
G. H. Pawley, principal of the
Kootenay Business College, Nelson,
was here a few days early in the week,
making the quarterly audit of the
books of the Fruit Growers Union.
H. 8. McCreath got in his first car of
coal this sea-son the early part of the
week. This year he is handling both
Lethbridge and Bankhead fuel. The
price is a little lo*.
I
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Registered Large English Berkshire Boar. Creston Boy, for service.
Fee $3. STOCKS & JACKSON,
Mountain View Bench.
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wining
synopsis
Regulations
Coal mining rights of the Dominion,
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North-
West Ten .torjr and in a portion of the
Province of British Columbia, may be
leased for a term of twenty-one years
nt an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not
more th'.- 2,PfiO acres will be leased to
one applicunt.
Application for a lease must be made
by tiie applicant in person to the Agent
or Bub-Agent of the district in which
the right* ,*i-7.1:cd for arc situated.
In surveyed territory the land must
lie described by sections, or legal snb-
di vision.; oj sections, and in unsurvey-
<-d territory the tract applied for shall
lie staked out by tho applicant himself.
Kach application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for aro not
available, but not otherwise. A royalty
-hull ho paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rate of five cents
per ton.
The per-oii -n��...i.ting tho mine Khali
t'lirniuh the Agent with sworn returns
���ie. omiting for- the full quantity of
merchantable ooal mined nnd pay the
royalty thereon. If the coal mining
rights are not being operated, mien
returns should be furnished at least
���>__?���" �� your*.
The leime will Include the coal mining
i i^lit-t-t only, but the lew.ee may be permit, ed to purchase whatever available
mut-face rights may be neeeHHary forthe
working of the mine at the rate of $10
ao ncre.
For full information application
should he mode to the rSerretary of the
Department of the Interior, Ottawa,
or   lo   any   agent    or   Hub-Agent   of
W. W. COItY. Deputy MiiiiHt.-riif
(he !.i-'*r-ior.
N.I..    Uuiitil.finri7.cd publication of I Iii*.
;i<|v-tI if->r.i.<u. will not be oiiid Tor.
Apple picking throughout the Valley will be pretty well completed this
week. Foi- an "off" year the showing
on the Stocks & Jackson ranch is remarkable. Their output is well over
3,000 boxes, and the pack of Nos. land
2 much better than expected earlier in
the season. v
Thursday's en-iialty list brought
bad news to Jas. Arnell, as it announced the death of Pte. J. A. Arnell of
Calgary���"killed in action." He was
nephew of Jim's and stood over 6 foot
2 inches. Until this casualty was reported Mr. Arnell had two brothers
and four nephews on the firing line?.
Bkd Cross���The ladies are grateful
for the following donations received
during the week: Mrs. Mason and
Mrs. Johnson, old linen; Mrs. Cherrington, 1 setpyjtiiniiH; and Mrs. Stocks 2,
Mrs. W.-K. Brown 1, Mrs. Mallan-
daf-te 2, Mrs. Hamilton 51, Mrs. Geo.
Johnson 2, Mrs. H. Lyne <i, Messrs.
Mather *_ Reid 4, Mrs. Cherrington 4,
and Mi's. 13bbutt"0 sealers of preserves.
Geo. Huscroft hazard**) the guess
that a long hard winter is coming,
with plenty of snow and cold weather
and that it will commence early. The
past two winters have been somewhat
ea_.y going affairs and two easy winters in succession mean a hard ono to
follow. Additional cause for expectation of a hard winter is found in the
fact that the gophers in the hills havo
all takon to their holes pretty early
and because of an unusually warm
August.
rvi...i-_-. TM.i.-M.11.1-. ri-ni-i  h*'"   '-i"*
--��������������--  i......^   . ���.,   ij..     %l......
boen organized. Its object is to extend the interest in scriptural study
and ilt the same time assist. Mini day
School workers iu preparing the weekly lessons. The olltcersare: President,
H. II. Mantei-ton; Vice-president, Jas,
Adliiiil; t'ccretary-ti-catiu.er, Minn
ffardmnn; organist,. Miss 10. Smith.
Tne eluli meets every e relay eveniii*'.
at, the Method!'*!, and .Veiihyteriiiu
! church alternately, with Itevn. Cur-
1 penter and Pow as leaders.
the S.S. Kokanee
express messenger, spent a few days
here this week with his mother, Mrs.
J. M. Barton, and sister, Francis, who
is not enjoying the best of health at
present.
Hay Fob Sale���A quantity of hay
for sale. Can be seen on Lots 123 and
124, Canyon City. Owner will consider offer en bloc. For further particulars apply to Wm. Sear___2, Box 428,
Bankhead, Alta.
Erickson schoolhouse was   filled   to
eapi-Ci.-y uu j.iiU*���_u__y u^uu wo- *.__*.��
Rev. B. E. Pow delivered an address
on "The movement for Prohibition in
B.C." under W.C.T.U. auspices.
Mrs. F. Knott, the president, was   in
xt _.._:_.
{.lie? t__i-.ii.
The Valley's crop of No. 1 Mcintosh
Red apples is the lightest for some
seasons. Up to the middle ot the week
not a box of that grade bad reached
the Union warehouse, though we
understand T. E. Goodwin has a - few
boxes to shji-1. .*"'..' _
���v Baptisms are becoming almost a
regular feajbure of the once-a-month
services at Christ Church jnst now,
Rev. Mr. Mahood having had one the
last two visits. On Sunday the infant
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hilton was christened���Joan Mary.
Bulgaria's entry into the European
Wiir on the side of Germany puts citizens of that country resident in Canada on the alien enemy list. So far no
trace of any has been .secured in the
Valley and the only callers Capt.
Forrester has in that-line now are six
A us train s.
Dr. Henderson had a rush call to
the eastbound express on Tuesday to
attend one of tbe wipers from Sirdar
who had faiien off the engine between
Kootenay Landing and Sirdar that
morning. He was suffering from a
couple of broken ribs and an injured
soulder. The doctor went east with
him. He will be treated at Cranbrook
hospital.
The ballots for voting on the church
union queston havo been distributed
to all Presbyterians throughout the
Creston Valley and are returnable
early in November. At the 1015 General Assembly meeting in Kingston
the commissioners attending voted at
least five to ono in favor of union,
l.ev. R. E. Pow, the local pastor,
strongly favors tbe move.
II. Peterson of Morritt, B C, wns a
visitor hero from Sunday to Tuesday.
He was returning by auto from Bow-
den, Alberta, and was forced to ship
his car by freight from Croston to
Nelson before tbe homeward motor
trip could be resumed. In an attempt
to get to Kootenay Landing aud load
his Ford direct on the steamer he got
almost to Sirdar on Sunday before
(Uncovering such a trip was impossible.
Cranbrook Horald: Since the establishment of the internment camp at
Morrissey Creston's nliont depopulated
according to word received hero today. There has been an influx of
Ci cdoii people to the camp. It io not
known whether they will bo detained
tliere as  alien   enemies or  not,   but
I judging by i/iie    wny    ui     w_i__-m    I.��_--.y
I wore hustling towards Morrissey it
| would lead one to believe that tliere
I was "nomi'llting" in It.
THE   HOME
Of   THE
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SAMPLE
AOOMS
iTHmt SSST AME* WO^r
popular motel: in
ths 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 lipplied with
only the best brand of goods.
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SBBemmg^siB-r
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We have just opened a shipment of
Dr. JaegerV
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The merits of these goods are
well known.
The company has always been
British, entirely under British control, and the greater part of the
company's goods are made in the
British Kingdom.
The lines we carry include:
Men's Socks at 40,50 and 55c.
Men's Sweaters in different
shades and styles.
Men's Hats at $1.50.
Men's Underwear, in Shirts and
Drawers and Combinations,
In Ladies Goods: Hosiery,
Sweaters and Hats,
Children's Sweaters intplain and
ribbed styles, buttoned Jronts, also
to button on the shoulder.
Children's Socks in tan and black
at 15c. :'"���'���'������' ���"" -������"���
All goods sold at Montreal and
Toronto prices.
Catalogue of   styles   and   prices
free, at the
GrestonMerGa.it
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Phone 81    CRESTON
The distinction of high-class exclusive workmanship���the assurance of knowing that the style is
correct boyond the question of a
doubt���the merit of select and durable materials���the economy of a
reasonable price. All these features are included in the new shoes
we have to offer for fall. See them
in the window, or better still, come
in and try on sorno.
We have a speoial line of. English made Boots that we guarantee will give the greatest satisfaction on a hunting trip or the
heavy work ori the ranch at this
time of year.
"We havo these same boots in
boys sifcoa���just tho thing for everyday wear thehc days.
Wool Sweaters���good goodn at
roe!: bottom price*, ft.hd a niee op-
flortmont of. colors to ohooso (from.
1-ubbors���Our fall stock just
opened up. Not a bit too early to
bo buying them. All Hiisofl at close
to cost prices.

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