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 il  ^iW^A  ���������jB?:  Vol. VII.  CRESTON, B. C, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1915  No.-48  Board of Trade  Boosts Creamery  Friday night. The meeting also sanctioned the purchase of a power sprayer to be bought and delivered here  early in March. The sprayer is to be  put in charge of a competent man  whose duty will be to keep it in good  order and to be responsible for the  spraying of the district.  caller  The "business as usual" banner was  out, at board of trade headquarters on  Tuesday night when the regular  December meeting was held, President Reid in charge.  After the minutes had been adopted!    o. J. Wigen   left   on   Thursday for  as read, accunduated correspondence | kelson,  was tackled .and quite a  lively   dis-  A. Lindley of Creston was   a  here on Tuesday.  Slrefar  The postmaster announces that   the  office will be open on  Christmas   Day  mission followed over a letter from the  Elko board of trade asking the Creston board's endorsation of a resolution [floul u a*in* to **30 P-ni-  calling on the Dominion authorities to J T. Butterfield received ; word on  tax Doukhobors and all natives of j Tuesday that he had been ��������� successful  alien enemy countries to the extent of j in the recentcivil service examinations  10 per cent, of their earnings for war i <>n which he wrote at Nelson last  purposes. It was generally conceded j month,  while some move of the sort   was   de  sirable the proposed levy was too high,  something in the nature of the old  poll tax being more equitable. In the  end, hoW'ever, the letter was given a  six months hoist.  Through correspondence with the  hoard the Dominion department of  telegraphs had been dissuaded from  putting a Cranbrook man on as foreman (in construction of the Sirdar-  Crestou telephone line, Guy Lowenberg being finally chosen for the work.  The King Lumber Co. at Cranbrook  had also communicated with the  board for prices on six cars of baled  hay. A price of $1(5 a ton f.o.b. Creston had been submitted but was too  high for the firm. The loss of this  business was not deplored as the  people who submitted the price are  loose hay at $15.  C. O. Rodgers very briefly placed he-  fore the board the facts in the Creston  Valley creamery project. At present there were too few cows in the  country to operate a butter factory on  a scale sufficiently large to secure a  loan under- the Agricultural Crtdits  Act, but there were almost enough to  make a start with a sniad stock company or privately-owned creamery.  .Many people we're convinced the industry was just what the Valley needed and were the funds to be had there  would be many who would invest in  dairy cattle thusassuring the factory  an ample cream supply. Messrs. Henderson and Hayes were appointed a  committee to interview the bank re  securing their co-operation hy advancing ranchers money for cattle purchasing proposes, the animals so purchased  being held as security. They will also  investigate in othei directions with  tbe same object in view.  BSaesk ���������5r������ek  School closes to day for  mas vacation.  the  Ohrist-  on  Hunting season foi* deer   closed  Wednesday night.    The deer   popula-   son last week  tion was decreased   by   seven,   which ���������  fell to Duck Creek hunters.  The result of the canvass for . the  Pati'iotic Fund proved a greater success than was anticipated. The ladies  responsible for this work had no  difficulty in obtaining the neccessary  in the way of cash donations and  promises of ��������� monthly subscriptions.  The results will be shortly anuounced  by the local treasurer.  Mrs. Loasby and Mrs. Dennes were  Creston visitors last Saturday attending to Patriotic Fund business*.  Mrs. Geo. Brown of Kootenay  Landing and Mrs. Dennes were there  Thursday last and attended the Presbyterian Bazaar.  Mrs. Loasby returned to Cranbrook  on Sunday where she joined Mr.  Loasby who has been in the doctor's  hands for the past week.  Mrs. H. Brownrigge   visited   Erick-  kwaay&n uny  Penticton has discovered there are  not enough cows in that district to  warrant the starting of #*. creamery.  Recruits for the 102nd Battalion  now being raised in Kootenay will  have ji-jl defects us to teeth remedied  free of charge.  Hyguns & Van Ackeran are   building a new barn on their ranch.  There are rumors of   wedding   bells  mingling with the Christmas hells.  The people entrusted with the work  of collecting for the   Patriotic   Fund  are busy this  week,   and at   time   of  writing have met with splendid success.  H. White got his fourth deer on  "Wednesday of last week, this making  his lawful allowance���������three white and  one black tail.  John Hobden is dragging logs with  his bay team for the Canyon City  Lumber Co.  With several families from Creston  living at the mill the school attendance  has incieased at least half a dozen.  /-*  Andy Miller, scaler at the mill, is  off for a few days, laid up with some  fractured ribs, the outcome of some  strenuous work in catchinghis driving  horse.  The recent rains put a stop to logging operations for a few days, but  this week saw things busy as usual  again.  H. White is the ouly Canyon Pity  man to get his full allowance of deer,  with George Leach a close second.  The annual meeting of Canyon City  Conservative Association will be held  in the local hall on Saturday evening.  Election of officers is the principal  business.  To be sure your presents or other  mail matter will i-each eastera friends  by Christmas Day it should be posted  not later than Monday morning.  ^oncer  Standard Pack Tomatoes  By ROY STAPLES   ====- =~=__=-.-r:  Butter Factory  Progress Reports  There was another meeting of those  interested iu the establishment of a  creamery in the Creston Vailey on  Saturday night in Mercantile Hall, at  which W. V. Jackson again presided.  The gathering was for the purpose!  of hearing from the gentlemen who  had been canvassing the different sections to discover what cows were  available, but as a couple* of these districts had not been heard from no  decisive action was taken.  The, points heard from accounted for  almost 225 dairy animals, just how-  many of these could be relied on for  creamery supply was not ascertainable  as the owners did not care to commit  themselves to that extent till they  had more information concerning the  proposed butter-making industry.  The canvassers all reported meeting  with considerable encouragement as  to the desirability, of having the  creamery and were assured by many  that were the factory established they  would invest in dairy cattle as fast as  available finance would permit.  El As Cranbrook also finds itself in exactly the same position as Creston in  the matter of starting a creamery  tiiose interested in that city will he  communicated with, looking to Unbuilding- of a union ei-earnery  in the Valley, where general conditions  and a larger supply of cows favor the  factory's establishment.  The meeting adjourned till   a   later-  date to be decided by the chairman..  We regret to announce that owing  lo the indisposition of the principal  the school patriotic, concert and dance  previously announced for December 20  has been postponed until a later date,  of whioh due notice will be given.  Mrs. J. J. Grady left on Saturday on  a visit to hor daughter at Spokane.  iM, Wigen was a Creston callor on  Monday.  10. C. Southwell returned from Spokane on Monday, having worked all  siinuner at that, point.  11. is not many people who are fortunate enough to get thoir venison as  easily as .1. B. Winlmv obtained a 125-  pound white tail on Saturday last.  The door hnd b.ieomo hopelessly entangled in the C.P.H. fence and it wiih  . impossible for it to escape.  The dance on Saturday night was  not up to the usual standard obtaining  here���������the crowd being chiefly ennspie-  uou������. hy itv< absence.  The packing of tomatoes at a central  p&iSking slie-d has been tried out in the  E*'ickson district during the past season. As this method of handling  tomatoes has been found satisfactory  in other parts of the province it would  be in the interests of the district that  a true report of the Erickson experiment be made public. Moreover, in  justice to those who took tomatoes to  the central packing shed such publicity is made all the more necessary he-  cause a vigorous effort has been made  to lead the district to believe that the  Standard Pack of tomatoes as handled  at Erickson this past season has been  a failure.  . Those who would belittle Standard  Pack tomatoes have succeeded in creating in the minds .of many the impression that, these tomatoes became  so inferior to Home Pack that retailers demanded tho latter in preference  to Standard Pack. They have gone  even further, making it a personal  matter by stating that the Union's  representative at Erickson slighted  his work, allowing the grade to deteriorate, and permitting the packers to  rush over their Work, thus lowering  the quality of the pack and, of course,  allowing these packers, since they  were working under contract, to swell  their hank accounts aniasdngly.  As the above statement.) were applied more part irularly to September  shipments 1 will deal with this month's  business only, and should what is said  Hcein lacking in continuity may 1  plead that for lack of space I am not,  frying to make a connected argument  for or against; simply stating a few of  the facts the public ought to know** and  leaving each one to draw his own conclusions.  On Oopf, nth the sales; manager fit  tho Union made tin* statement, without any qiialiileal ion, that Standard  Pack tomatoes were the best on the  market, Ahout this time the price  lints* of the Union gave prominence lo  the  statement  that   "Standard   Pack  On  Sunday  a large  crowd enjoyed j tomatoes; had captured t he markets of  The  ifo was  the skating on the Hats  in line shape.  An extraordinary general meeting  oft he shareholders of the Co-Operative Fruit. Growers Association was  held on Tuesday night at the dance  hall Min! v.'iie. v.eli aticndrd. The chief  item of hut-iincss was a discussion of A.  I.inilley s central  for Kootenay and  ^itoveiM union".      After a lengthy di-i-  * .  *���������������������������'��������� ������ ti  . i  the Crows Nest, Pass." This makes an  iniercsting prelude to the following  facts:  1. Out of 1,100 crates ot tomatoes  shipped from I'.riel.Hon less than 200  crates   of    Standard    Pack   tomatoes  Weill, to points went  of  I ,et bln*id;i;iv  2. Not a single ..landing order for  Netting agency i express shipment was tilled from  Mouiidary   fruit, I Kriekson.  -5.  b.xpi'esH shipments from I'.rirk.son  ���������    ....    *..������.��������� > i      |i.ii >>   ui n      fa, l v I'll,    ,11,     I - * . '���������  ,  .  . , ....... 4      . . , I I*        ,   , t  .      '       , t     '  ���������     ��������� ,.,-,...,      .   i    , ( ,,l   ��������� ������������������     . ,. liii 1/1   ll    l.ol.ll Mill |l  various ; per, to he tilled with tomatoes loo ripe  vvese not a fair sample of the all-victorious n_aiket-eajyt<������ri>.g Standard  Pack).  4. These orders, in several instances,  were large orders (20 to 75 crates) sent  to consignment houses or to fill orders  at a special pi-ice. One instance of  this was permitted to come to the  notice of the shipper where the Union  received sin offer foi' a quantity of  tomatoes at 25 cents below the market  price. Not wishing to turn down an  offer from this large buyer tin* Union  decided to till this order and did till it  with Standard Pack tomatoes.  5. Quantities of tomatoes (believed  to run into hundreds of crates) were  shipped from Creston in boxes and  crates labelled Standard Pack that  never saw the Erickson packing shed.  These crates wero put up by ranchers  doing their own packing and have been  found to contain tomatoes very much  inferior to Erickson Standard Pack.  Were these the tomatoes that captured  the market? It's a. safe bet they were  there at the killing 1  Are not these live facts enough to  show conclusively that Standard  Pack tomatoes never had a "Ghost' of  si chance to prove themselves on thu  (bow's Nest markets? What think  you?  Next we come to carload shipments,  and possibly these give an opportunity  to honestly compare   Standard   Pack  and   Home   Pack   tomatoes.    On   or  about Nov. 25th si circular   letter   lay  in the Union   office   waiting   for   the  sanction of the hoard of directors   he-  fore being   sent   out   fo   the   people.  This letter called   upon every   tomato  grower in the Valley whether his product, wont out. Home Pack   or  Standard Pack t.o refund   to   tbe   Union   7  cents per ei-ate on oyorv tomato   shipped in September.    This   refund   was  necessary to reimburse the Union   for  losses sustained because tomatoes had  arrived at  their   destination   iu   had  condition.    There appeared    to   he   a  reason why this loss took the form   of  a refund iu December  instead   of   appearing on t lie growers September invoice and this reason was described   iu  I,he letler as n "technical  error."   Before permitting Ibis letter to be   sent  fo the people Hie directors decided   to  appoint   an   outside    commission   to  .....ii.;..,. ;.. i n   tin.  Melt "v.    >yo   doubt  the directors will make   public   all  of  the   interest in*.;    information   secured  when they consider the I line ripe, and  I   trust,   iu   disclosing   the   following  Hlfchesser  C. Crawford,   C.F.I  mile 59������, registered at   the Kicchener  Hotel, Thursday last.  H. Rgftiell was at Creston and vicinity  on Friday last on business,  Mrs. Andeen and Miss Adamson  arrived from Cranbrook on  Tuesday.  F. B. Callrnder, the district game  warden, and J, Boydell of Creston,  spent aeonplo of days here hunting  this week.  Capt. Forrester, provincial constable  Croston, was here Wednesday on  business.  Wednesday being the last, day of  the year's hunting season all the big  game hunters were busy packing up  and leaving for home.  ErScksoss  imately li. cents per crate.  JLXlt:   IU-D i/u jl,j_.i__c _-___._-._v. x. .__,._     i..._..���������  toes was $70.28 or approximately 6  cents per crate. This shows a margin  in favor of Standard Pack over Home  Pack of 4i cents, a trifle over the  actual cost of packing. These quantities are the total carload shipments  for the month.  Out of 10 cars shipped from Erickson nine contained practically no  Home Pack tomatoes. One car contained 207 crates of Home Pack tomatoes and the loss ou this car exceeded  the total loss on all of the other 0 cars  taken together by ahout $15.  Draw your own conclusions.  The man who secured the   contract  of   packing    the   tomatoes   and   the  shipper who was supposed   to   super-  Vise the packing, together grew   oyer  one-fourth of sdl the tomatoes packed,  I am not   citing   this   fact   with   the  object of   conveying   the   impression  that these men luive   money   to   lend  but to show that, the work was in  the  hands of thoso who had more interest  in the success of   the   tomatoes   than  they had in their wages.  Thirty-five (35) growers brought  tomatoes to the packing shed and so  far as I know no rancher was refused  a chance to paclc^ tomatoes in tho  packing house sit 3centsper crate, and  of all who did try only two turned out  sufficient satisfactory work to make  it pay. One of those worked approximately 25 days and received $07.00.  The other worked approximately 18  day8 and received $53.05. The contractor worked 25 flays-t and received  $03.85.  The preuident and director,1;   of   the  Union so far aa   my   knowledge   goes  dealt fairly ���������giving the   ranchers   and  Union officials every chance to   make  the Erickson   Experiment   a   success.  Unfortunately   iu   every   community  there are a certain number of human  beings who HiilVer so acutely  from   an  e*_n.**'������j*iM*Mt<'d ; eivr of   their   own   importance that they bend   all   of   their! [hi,h, (.,.(.dit.    Heretofore   Iheir   quota  energies in   an   olVoit,   to   altracl.   to   has never been less than six  themselves   favorable   public   notice  Congratulations*, are being extended  Mr. E. J. C. Richardson, one of our  form* i" bachelor i-iinchers, who was  married at Creston on Saturday to  Mrs. S. LSvauH. They will make their  home here.  On account of tho provalance of  chicken pox the .school was closed for  the holidays on Wednesday.  Mrs. ,J. 8. Peck of Edmonton is home  on a visit to her parents, Mr. and Mrs..  Geo. Cartwright.  H, Thurston left on Tuesday for  Nelsoh where he intends enlisting for  overs*..an service with the newly-  orgamVJng 102nd Battalion.  Mi*, V: Botterill and children left  on Tuesday for Orossllold, Alta., where  .she will join Mr. Botterill who is running nn elovatorfhere. 11. Iv, Weber  of Creston has leased the ranch.  For tiie first time since* coming to  B.C. 1015 Neon our famous hunters,  Mr. Bi-iuii, ..I-., and Mill.,    closing   ihe  hllllt ing .vithiiti  wltli  but. I III er del   11.  . j  the  ������������������.������...���������  Tin  i,  ,i- i  ��������� i  lion   of  delegates    from  unions thai is being held  in McIhoii on   for carload shipments.      (Surely I hese   Pack.  loss on 3.0III crates of   Standard  tomatoes was $57,05  or   approx-  mmmm  Those "play to the gods" in two ways:  Kirst, hy point ing out. what, wonderfully clever honest men I hey are I heiu-  r.elvci.; Secondly by pointing out tho  remarkable extent to whicli other  people Jire lackiiifj; in cir*-. i-riirsN ami  honesty; evident Iv thinking when  they ���������-knock" others they "boost"  IheniMelves. I do not know whether  the knockilig "Standard Pack tomatoes koicame ironi I inssonreeor not,,  Wii> Milium iimii ii*,y l<> boost, ineni-  .'ielve.'i.'if our expeiii;c? On the other  hand whv shouldn't they?  In the urea allotted the l������_rickson  (_a.nva.-Ni'i'H for the Patriotic Fund we  hear close to $170 was secured.  **mmmm**xmtf*mm  There are IK.I names on Kelson city  I .ill   i,.  ���������I.>l    l/IIIK   yCll.  The vegetable evaporating plant    sit  Vernon is now employing 105 men,  Kaslo council  1 * . ....Wi  ias   voted    the    town  -������''      -..(>'���������>>>     '. ^,-'4     ������������'*. i   ... J I������   tl.,,;,,  H he ".v est Kootenay hockey league  was reorganized last week with three  clubs    KoNslaud, Trail and  Nelson. THS. REVIEW, CBESTOInt. B. C  JMfth_____-_-Ma������*  ���������*m i **%rm*\majrm  That'. Why   You'ra  Tired���������Oat of  Sorts���������Havz no Appetite.  CARTERS LITTLE  LIVER PiLLS  vill put you right  ia a fe\. daV3  Thsy  do  their duy  Curt  palion,  -Bi/:'(.i_5..fss, Indigestion,  and Silk Headache.  Small Pill, Small Dc__e, Small Price.  Genuine must beat Signature  The Farmer Likes It       t    Rush to Certain Death  i  Letter  to   New   York   Times   From  Farmer   Who   Enjoys   the   Life  a ; A Stirring Story of H;rolc. Australian  | Brigades  Desire   Lea   Ciubotira,   In   H^:  letter !     H  was  the  rush   to  ilo.-.th!     At   the  concerning* the prirslon-tl life ami thoso I word   "Go!"   tho   nun   were   ov������r   the  who  would   embark,  thereon,    asks   tt ! parapet  like a. iUiah.    Then a tremen   j  question:     Does, the farmer really en-j duns ftisilade broke out. nnd rose froui  joy   it?     lie   wants   ihe.  opinion   ol'   a   a fUrree  ernckl������  Into ;v roar ia  which |  genuine  farmer    ono  who  feed--     the    neither   rifle;   -*or   nu'iehlno   Rim  eould j  cows   ami   plows     tho   land.     I   have ! bo  fllstlsulshod,  but   just   one  coatln- j  known  tlit.   pleasure     ol"     the  shower ��������� nous  roaring  tempo*-*!.     No  one  could '  bath  in  summer,  the  8  o'clock rising j live in  it.    Tho description of the ar- !  bell,  and  ihe   heated  room  hi winter. ; Hon  Is  supplied  bv  Captain  C  10.   \V. !  And I know the contrasts on the I'.irtu. ; t'ean, lhe official pre fa rotM'i.'.enta.tivc- !  I ) with the Australian  forces, iu the l.)ar-  'tmimMmmmtmmmkw  _$%e^ ^ ^ *���������_._.**$���������*. <a ...  _S,-_1������_P���������  Of New Ftii* Fashions  s  I l tjet up at four and 'fged the cow.-?. 1  i have perspired in the lielu and mow  i th_*ou.yh lhe lony day, only to come to  i te barn nt night from my ..tunl with  | the pail ami stool- 1 have dressed with  ��������� a snowdrift, in one corner of the ro.uu.  i and have wfuri������ my a\ iu chopping  J time. 1 b.-dieve I uni qualified to  jnti.-.wer.     Th,.*   farmer    does    enjoy   it.  ��������� To   "geni !c"   a.   mean   horse-to  work  gi'owini*  i.-rops-  thai   i>  pleasure.  an  ATCH  S  s_  ?s  A*A e have been making matches  tor 64 years now Domestic,  and every other kind.  Some oi" our specialties are  ���������4THI- GASL_GHT__R" with  a -U ir.eh*rick--liTHEEDDY-  vTOVW  i am*.  ! To   ft I*:!   a   hungry   beast,   to   i-urn  : x-vi.n   furrow.  i.ieve  i:.*.**  plca.-mtv.     To  pitch   a   ini'-.hly   lead   of   ha\    au'.l   I'eel  ! ;ho nius.-h.'s :;i!vuii. to walk i wo miles  ', after a ba>!y >uuj.e.*. ami shed tile dirt  '. and  liay-ee:.:  in  iho  eooii-t;.;' swiiinnin*;  ; holi1--*-o;>,    !    co'.i'.ii      -j,..   en    lol"   :i   pat'.e.  ��������� It   is   ]i\,'>u:   io   tifeed   ;.yeod   stuck,   und  j tin' joy eeun---   in Co* i-an* ,n litem,    li  j is   !i\ - j!: ..=;     lo     raise  ir-uir.-  ; .)   i ip  otii  r sv ea! in,*.*,  i.i'a in  e--  \ o-  CHILDHOOD  rnfirtr  or use���������"WAX VESTAS"  and    other  i".or    the    smoker.  vjr.e_.ies.  I*or   home    use  popular match is the "Si i .EN 1  >." hue for every use  the  most  ; A.lm.*ni>  ��������� ie. cold, m  j Oi.' all ;���������;:���������>  J on her i**.i  . ji\ ht.*eplni;  ' lets in ;'a  '-. t rouble ��������������� o  : v. ill onro *  ���������ii'.'e::   an   <  ii-i  Tl*.  L'.  :-v  o:a:  " W i  e. O:  on  in  t:  1 ������   !  Coin's GsttOS Eoof Composed  nearer  WHs.crii   provinces   of  Canada,  Biitish West India Island? are  to   Manitoba.   Sa skat di e w a n  "lid Alberta    tlntn the Hri-is������'! Isles or  eountri-s   oi   continental  Euro])?   and  .   .     . that   for   manufactured   articles   from  -4.SS ^*u"Sd������ S Ontario and Quebec ihe cost of trans-  ' porta*ion. to ihe West Indies is less  than the cost, to Saskatchewan and  Alee.*-*, is the si a lenient' made in a  special report on Canada and the British Wesi Indies by Mr. "\V. G. t'.ri-uin.  special trade eomunssioner-  Mr. ('rritTi.. \isiie-! ail the colonies  : that iiave joined in the Canada-West  : Indies     preferential  tariff  agreement.  daneiies, in an article i*:siieil by tho  hUV'n connnif.siouer l'or Australia. l*'or  shivr seli'-saerltiein*^ heroism, eon-  tiimo'.* the writer, there was. never u  deed of history thai surpassed the  charge which two Australian Light  Horse briiiades made in the first li^ht  ol' Saturday. August 7, in order to hell)  ihelr eenirados in a critical nioinenl  et' a i:ve.iI battle. The men had volunteered to ti^lit or foot oi* in any  ot!i:>r way provided (hey could set to  Gall.poli to help the other Australians  there  Ooscribiiii; ihe action. Captain Mean  say.-: "Kxaciiy two minutes alter the  iirsi line bad cleared the parapet the  second line jumped out without the  slightest hesitation and followed  op:- and it's a jihr-iu. No one knows how it happen-  1 weeds Web ind j ed. and probably no ono will ever  know, but some either of lhat first  line   or   of   the   second   line   managed  \_T iViK\r'T'"4 ' ln   "el    jlll������   Il,<"   (-'xt!t'uu'*   I'iglit   hand  ni-L-iUini * ^ j ooruer ot" the  enemy's  trench.     They  j cat ried   with  them a small  Has lo put  ���������oust Lpa iion.  *-ol-    u[) in  the eueinvAs  trench  li' tliey cap-  . sei/.c  children j lured   it.   and   lite   appearance  of thifv  nuuiier >hould  be    dag  was  to  be  the signal  for a party  of  the   Royal   Welsh   Fusiliers   to  attack up ihe gully to the. right.  "In the extreme south-eastern corner of the Turkish trench there did  appear just for two minutes the small  tlu.u. whicli our men had taken- No  one ever saw them got tliere. No one  will ever know who they were or how  they did it. Only for those tAvo minutes the flag fluttered up behind the  parapet, aud then someone unseen  tore it. down. The light in that corner of the trench, whatever it was,  was over, and it can only have ended  one way. It was all over within a  quarter of an hour. Except for the  wild tire which burst out again at intervals there was not' a movement in  front of the trenches���������only the scrub  and the tumbled khaki here and  there."  sllci!    a:  eii inc.   .  a:ui   '.ho  *���������-.;   auaiust   these   trouble.;*  a ho*** cf iiahy's Own Tab-  heu.-u*.      It   any   of   these  no e-n suddenly the tablets  tb'-'iu. or \{ the little one is  ..���������������������������rasi.'*_*a' dose of tile lab-  _ ..*<.:.!;>,' i;,ese troubles. The  <- so'.u b> medicine dealers  at Ml~> cents a box from The  ons'    .'doaicine    Co.,    ttrock-  "rade With the West indies  t   as   a   market,  for   Hour, meat,  and   v ondeused   milk   produced  TKE COOK KEOJCSNE CU1  lOSOKTO. OHT.  (Fciaetij ViffcitK.J  well  a1-  i.h  WATERPJ-OOF   COLLARS  AND  CUFFS  me republic of Cuba.    His conclusion  is  that. i!te  .rude of Lhe British "West-  .... i .      .-*- ^ ������ ,. ...    r, _*������- ,\ ,. rl 't. i />    -\. .', T.  .1111      ^-.'L!.,-.,      C-tLtJ, ..M-      V.lj-  ioiis  colonies   included   in  the   prefer-  ���������*,.ie^i)iu.K   tvnior    ihun   Hm*n   ar.d   bsjleniial     agreement     annually     import  Uiiiidry   lid's      Wash   it   wnn   soa;>   and j about -*54o.tH't0.0(nj.ooo and export about  w.ili������i.     All   ator-s   or   direct.     ���������**'������at'*   *_tyl������ : jji jKio.oiMi.nini   worth  of combs.  tiui ei/>*      IVi   *.':���������.:   we will  1:1.1.1 y������j-.; ,  THE   ARLtNQTON   COMPANY   OF  CANADA  Limited  &8 Fr������������e������" Avsnuo, Toronto, Ontario  f*MC NEW FRENCH REMEDY. Nil N.2 MA  i  Us-tS in Freoch *  Hospitals witb ;  *reatsi:<.*i.-esj, c.R-_ chronic weakness, lost visoa  St vim Kir.suy.  fi������.Ai. i>F.<\. eiSEAies, di.ood  foisob.  Pi M.S.   ttmiRR no. nuiMi-jly'iP or mail SI. POST 4 CIS  _n_L*.iI__A CO. 90 Hf.t.NMJ.V ST. SE'.V VOKK Or LYMAN BROB  "���������'o-������n-j*i .*. IVHITK KUR FREE BO(,*K TO DR. LS CI BEO  SICU.C.O. MaVKKS'.'���������'ICKRIJ. I.AMrSVKAD. LONDOH. BMO.  TRYMfcWUK .lit.e������*ABTlil.KSS)rOKMOF    EASY  TO TABS  THERAPIOM i���������������������������*-  BSC 1IIAV THADR M..KKKO WORI) 'THKRAPIO!! 13 OB  BUT.OOVT.STAI-f AVFUKD iO ALL QSKUlHt PACKBT8.  Tli-  pi.-.-i.*-*.  ..ai-   i  !..-.*-.)  tluii    i--  Mitiard's  Liniment Cures Colds, &c.  The Waiting Woman  When we think of homes can we  refrain from adding a special note of  respect for those brave women in the  dominions who have seen their husbands depart i'or tbe war and alone  keep the home against, their return?  colony of Jamaica  and j Many   of   the     Canadians,   Australian  and New Zealand seddiers are married. There must be~women on lonely prairies, remote "wlieatfifilds. barren  sheep farms, who '"run the show" with  little help, or even alone. They pass  .day after day without companionship.  News is scant, letters are rare. No  watcher in England has (*iiite to equal  the gallant patience which pulls a  woman through an experience like  that.���������The   London   Spectator.  S100    REWARD.    $100  i*. ;,.f.*rs    i.i"    (his    paper      v. ill      l"-.-  *.l    m   !r-;:i-p.   ibn.l:   there   is   nt   Ji-ast.  rr-ad.-d     itisr-a.vi)     that    f--oi ���������:��������� p.r-r'    has  ,-iliie   l-i   i un*   in   all   its*   stages,   and  ttari-Ii. Hall  III.* i.uh' positive I'lin1  the ���������Jin-iti.-���������:i t'i\iii*rnily  cniisi il HI h'diiI   iii.sense.  ("������������������ilarrli   (.'uro   is  now    Known    to  t'iiturrb   beiiiw   a  tviiuiros  a   i-onsii-  i3 no more necessary  than Smallpox. Army  exDerience has demonstrat-il  the almost miraculous efficacy, stidh'aTinlMJness.-uf Antit>*ni.old Vnocinalion.  He v^..clni'.ed NOW by your physician, you aad  juur tuii'u'.y. It i>- more vital thsu house Insurancie, .  Ask your physician, drutisist, or send for ' Havj |  jrcu hud Typhoidf'** l������Uing of Typhoid Vaccine,  results from wc, ar.d cUr.ncr from Typhoid Carriers.  Tllti 'HTTCR  LABORATORY,   UeP.IWI.-Y, CAL  ��������� HCCCCI.ia V_CCIK;!> 6 *_t-.UU3 ViHDtR u. S, SOV. I.ICSUIS  I uiiinia! I I'.-auiii-ni. lln.ll'.s ('nlnrrh (*urr  is liil-.vn iu: ern;ill.v. :ic*tInA- 'lirocily upon  the til.mil anil niiiei.us stirfaees <if lite  ���������?<> sti-tn. ibi i'.-by desi r,.y!nw ill.- I'tiiiiida-  liriii nl- tiie disf.'ise and ni.in.. tin* patient stroagih 1.;.* l-.niltliiiEV up Hie const ii.u-  tiuii and assis.titiR* nniiin- in dniuw ils  work*. Tlti* proprietors have so much  laitn in its (iiraiise pov.'i-is tliat. lliey  , otTi-r Hn.*- 11 luiiiieil t.lnila.is 1'ni* any c;i. o  t.biil   ir   fails-  to  euro.  Si.-inl  fur  list iif ir-s-  Oiu* Wonderful catalogue of Fur l-'asbious for  1915-36 is just off the presses. This beautiful book  ��������� an outstanding- monument of -trtistic printing ���������  is an intensely interesting guide to what is correct  in furs.  J.Very woman will sprnd a delightful hour or  two in looking* over the charming garments displayed here for her benefit. The world's most  vompltte and .sonder/ul array of furs is pictured  for you in this book.  LoBifSrm %Mq%  mm* ���������mm mm **��������� **w ��������� * ^>r m9 mt  m *������V m&  m*1m*  Women who know have always accepted Sollers-  GougU styles as the authorities. Paris, New York,  London, have all-contributed their ^hare to this  marvelous style book. You will be charmed with  the ravishingly beautiful fashions shown here.  P,  mi Ansoiyieiy rree  Simply send your name and address on a postcard. We will send you  tho style book at once. You will find every page of great interest. Besides  showing all the latest styles, it gives lowest prices ou fine furs and all the  details of our splendid mail order service.    Send today.  RAW  FURS - Highest  Prices   Paid.  Coi__.nnnuv.aie with Toronto Office.  pf&.f,ng_!iy m pmnm   .  _         ������������������w^BfSB   BBO VI D ���������  oEoEaiBBV    WVWVIBI  a vie  244-246-248-250  Yonge   Street,  Toronto.  St. Catherine Street, West, and St. Alexander Street, Montreal  ws^B5������wa������aa^fcmiflas^^  EN-LIS"^"   *^S@V^   With the army of satisfied Shippers who ship Grain to  PETER JAKSEN COMPANY, LIMITED  COMMISSION   MERCHANTS. HIGHEST PRICES���������BEST GRAOE3  Mate  bills of lading read Teler   Janseu   Co..   Ltd.,   .Fort   William   or   Port  Arthur, notify Peter lanseu Co.. Ltd.. Winuioeg  i iinouinis.  Aii.iri'ss   1-*.   ,i.  cii[*:xi-:v  .<.-  ������*().,   'I'u-  ]i'.:in. O. Si.I<l liy nil -['>riiKKisls. Vfu-.  T.-ii;.. ItAil I-.-. l-"iiinily Tills I'm* i*i>n--niua-  tli.-n.  Wi".  I: m:  .liiUV-;:  r.r-s"  lu.,*  Mil:-  |V*ti  ;-. *.i-.(.  I,:t!"  Great  Scouting  'J'ln*ro   urn     somo     cU'ver     scon  anions     Un>      Auslralians,   n nil      l|i(  smartest   or all  Kroun.   of   tin.   1st   Inl'antry   llri^ado-  lb'     "has     ci'ii whul     out      front     llu**  tronuiics iiis'nt nl'U'i' nlK'lit to niuli..* un  iiispiM-iioii     of   the   Turkish   pn.ut.ioii.  j and  on  om*  occasion,  uiiilcr cuvor of  I darkness.     lu*   nuidc     his   way   i'l;.'hf  I illrt������   tin*  ciH'iuy   lines.     Ilciii*.;   hl'own-  sl.niiKnl.  and   i |).'iil.in^    tho    Tiirlii.--.li  Tho town council oi: a thriving  Scotch bur*ih recently acquired a  piano for their town hall, and appointed three; of their number to inspect  and report on the purchase. The  councillors wore not musical experts,  but one���������a .-joiuer-~-bei)ding down and  applying,- liis eye to the several cor-  m-r.***   of the   instrument,   remarked:  "I'm no judge o' music, but I'll warrant, ye a' the boards are plum!)."  MOTHER'S "NOTIONS"  Good For Young People to Follow  Australia1- Navy ,  Tite London Times recently xnil.>li*sh- i  ed an appreciative review of the services rendered by the Australian navy  since  the  outbreak  of the  war.     The ;  list  of "achievements   is   very   impres- ;  sive, particularly to those  who oppos- J  ed the local naVy idea and did their*  utmost to remove it.    At    the    con-.-1  mencement      of   hostilities   Germany !  had in Pacific waters adjacent to Aus- ]  tralia  a fleet   composed  of two large I  cruisers, the Scharnhorst and Gneise-1  nan, the Nuruburg, a light cruiser, and  some smaller vessels.    Either of the j  large  cruisers   was     superior to   any  British \'eps?l in the Pacific, with the  exception   of  the   Australian     cruiser  Australian.    But. because of .the pres- \  ence of the Australian fleet the Ger-j  mans were unable to capture u single I  British merchant, vessel in Australian  v>-ater~, or avtaciv an Ai.-_fr<ilia.j port.���������  Victoria Times.  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  "HeUam-. Trapntis 6������Ide"  English er I'roncfi, 96 j.aira  t<aie hoxr and where to trap  sind otls?3r ���������alnablo inforrna.  ilon tat tho tiftj-jwr "R8W Far  Pt!M y������t" "Fur S>ia Soak"  ot beautilnt far Beta and ear  lisentc, alao "Trasnots ni  Sjerumta's Sapp'y fiataloe"  Ghns. Trap������, Animat Bait,, Pish tJ-te, ������tc.������t lowesli  fiflcel, ail Illustrated.    8*n6 ITHCS.   Addrosa,  john mum j$ngg^i^5^  WINNIPEG GRAIN EXCHANS  Licensed and Bonded Dealers'  DIRECTORY  ".My little grandson often i-otnos up  io show me itosv large the muscles of  iiis iirn.ni are.   ,.,.       "Il(> wns :i delicate child, but has dels  probabiv  Scrceanf 1 veloped into ;\ sl.rong, healthy boy and  Postum has been the principal factor.  f  All.  To go to Russia  1*,:i-   l*"i<n  i'i'i'i'-ivei|- at   Ottawa  l.a'iy      t-yiii!      tire;.,      youngest  :,;* i,i- I.e.d  ('���������r.*y,  forni *r covern-  i*< i*;ii af c*..!1m!ii, and   l.ndy Grey,  V-t.ii   si?i)-   tu   Uus.-iu   wiih   l.udy ,  .-!  |'a::<M t*. oi*nniiize a bo.-pitnl in j uiiif-.iiii.ye.   lie   eweaimd   di'lecl Ion,   and  lar.i.i.    J.ii.i"  .-vbil.  when   in < 'an- i inade   liis    wny   safely    buck    to    his  i,   iii;.-n--i   an.i   iiriivi���������* j ' -uiinwl.--s   with    mo.*;    valualih*   inl'or-  v.'ork illation.     l-'ivan   saw   si.u'v ice   in   Mox-    I iri  und   lim   lhill.an   Slates,  and   is   a  .'N|i.*!h\i ''mm i!,i*. ! man of wonderful dariiik-. lie wears  hi ran be licabliv- ' ;i -^Diuhre-lil.,* fell, hat, wllli the  '   Worm   K.Mei'iniii'iloi' i ci'uvvn   1iii1l:iv.|   up,     ami     a     bnoltei.  11 ,\  l   1'!  a  in.  ���������*r  U 11 I'M l  11 ������������������ ������        C    !  ( ,l-,iv.  ant ni'iip:.**  b*  i l!  .I u*iiii. i������\i ii nt  to (leriroy  i ,i  a   Ul'tn  .-i?.*'*U  o!-lllll|.-f."  .ii*.1   and  ilb'il  lu:.  has  .short,  .^^^^Smwyi^  Inilldkei'eliicl'  ubot.it   his   nee  i  in   true j  I was induced to .vive him the Postum bemuse of mv own experience  with il.  "I am sixty years old, and have  been a vldoni of nervous dyspepsia  l'or many years. Have tried all serfs  of medicine:, and had treatment front  many physicians, bill no permnuanl  relief came,  "1 used (o read the Posluiu advertisements in our paper. At Iirsi I  ..uvc but little attention lo Iheiu. but  lliiully tunnel bin *.*; in one of the advertisements mad;** nie (.���������(include lo  fry Posltim,  "1   Wiis   very   parlleuhir   to   lmv:*-   II  the  the  in  Qvs~   j������ COO Farrricr iihsrcl-.o'.-'cri. -**s b-h'r"  you when you consian yoisi grain or sell on track to  THE GRAIN GROWERS GRAIN CO.. UO..  160 McDermot St., Winnipeg, or 100 Douglas  Block. Cnleary  scout  to .iiy  I'aidiion,   but  lie  bus  very   Iil lie  No Asthma Remedy Like It.���������l>r. ,1.  11. K"llo.!.u;'s Asllii^a MciikhIj- is dls-  tiuelly different, from other no-rulled  raniediii;-,, Wen.- tlii*.; not. an It winibl  not. have continued lis >_,reni work of  relief uniil liuovvn from ocean io ocean  I'or its wonderful value. Kollii}*.!;'.', iho  fiu'iiiiu.-.l and be.M of all a.dhina rcuie-  ilb--, stiuuls upon a rejiiilai inn roiimU-d  I in  Mm*    hearts of i liou.'iinili who have  j I.nown   lis  b.'iielli,  'I.:       'luii,i..;|    )i! i* i i/'.-l*     l,()j: ;i.'*,*',*l    ':,;,  ihe   Allied   trnops   and     concent rated  ���������HI     (<!ie     Of     III  ���������     .l*.f','*i'li     i'-buids     Wl'lle  to llicir families b> l-'rcneli nero post.  The nuiili', ha\ ��������� io be thrown from a  lu.'i-fjil ol alioui :.',i|imi yards in special  mail   ha;-,-,   lined  ���������w all/   iic.ci.il   I li i. ��������� 1; -  lli';-.i.(':*    III    iU'l oplillle    eilllVU'l.  Mm.ii'd'ii  Lin-ment  Cure a  Gaifjet  in  Cowfi.  ^mfumu,,, , .asuW^  **>mmimm*mm  pi'i^pared strictly a ceo nl In;; io dlrec-  lioii*', nnd ivted e.otid, rieli cnunn. It  was very nice indeed, and about .bed-  lime 1 said lo the members of** the  family Hint I believed I felt better.  One of llieiii laiif.hcil und said, 'Thai's  anolher of mother's notioniV bill the  nut ion  has not. left me yet,  "I continued to improve rl^bf iilniiR-  ufler leuviUK oil' lea nnd coffee aud  t tilt in;.'; Postum. nml uo'.v aft "r three  yeaf!-.' Ui-te I lV.nl ,si> well lhat I uiu al-  most youiif;* :i:_,niii. | know PoHtuin  was Ihe cause of the elisiiif.0 in luy  bealili and I can no! say too much In  ]|- !'j . ui*. 1 V ibli ii,.bl j.i���������".'. u.'.di ;���������;!'.  nervous   people   lo   use   II ���������"  N'anie ;.;iven by Canadian Posluiii  Co., Windsor, On I.  I'onliim cmiies  in two  I'ormt',:  Por.tum Cere._l���������the orl;;lnul form -  miiiil ine s\*(dl boiled, l.'ic and li.'ic paeK-  ill.',.'S.  Grantic-Gt Choir in the World  Russia may safely boast of  world's greatest choir, It is in.  Cathedral of Alexander Nevski,  Petrograd, and is attached to a convent erected iu lienor of the pa Iron  saint of ltussiu. Its members, of!  whom there are about thirty, are all j  monks aud are chosen from the best j  voices in all the Russian monaster- '  ies.  When a line singer appenrs anions  I lie novitiates he is seni. to the monastery of Alexander Nevski. where  he is'trained as carefully its an opera-  sinRcr, and remains there doing nothing; except assisting at the music al.  nia.sii in the morning mid vespers in  liie aliernoon, tiul.il he Inmomcs ai.ed,  when he retires on u pension.  Tin." monks are all vegetarian.*,-,  they never eat meat. The rules of  the Wnssian Church forbid them to  <:ha.ve, and their hair .in woven like  :-.. woman's. Unlike ordinary monks,  Ihey are fastidious about their appearance, and put. up their hair and  whiskers in papers every uiwlit, so  Mint   Ihev   ure   wnvv   ulld  eill'lv.  More  Guns to   Keep Zeppelins  Away  The new defenses of London  against attacks by Zeppelins are gradually assuming snape, according to a  statement made by Sir Percy Scott,  who is in charge of this work. In  I his statement, read at an in<iut.st  held in the case of a Londoner who  was killed during a Zeppelin at tacit,  Sir Percy said: "The number of gum  for defense against, alreral't, |u������k been  recently increased, and further lite  provonionls ns to their posit ions,  number and character, are hi immediate eonloinplnlion."  "That son of yours U*. a, likely bid,  Mum. Why ihm'l. you .let him join up  and help tis t<> end lhe war','"  "What.! my boy Hill! N'uw, nasv.  What, I say is, thai. I here Kuyser. \.  nlarled lhe war, let 'im llnb'h It Ms-  sol I"."  W  !;/*f  pi I/.  do vim |,|.|.p buy hi;.', bit lei'y  11  V ,,,,       ������������������..I,)mjI]       (.;���������       ������|,.\  ,.|*       \\  I;;  ���������V.  N.  U.   iu/'j  111! I/..-,  Why   ,|,i  loll pen 7  iei   Keep   bii.vlnii   cnnla-  Inatant PoiUutn  dii������:;olves      (111 i I ��������� UI >  r.alcr,   nnd,   with  l;_;:I.e.*  a   d'-liei'ii: ���������  ::uc and ,">uc tins,  Itotli     Idnd:!    *ii*i*  and  i o. I   about   th.  a soluble powder -���������  iu   a   cup   of   hot  cream   and   Miiivar,  lu'Vi r;i;*,v  incl.tr.tly.  ei|u;illv     deliel  ii.lUK.'  per clip.  el*  "There".*, ii  lie'nuin" I'm' Poaliini.  - -Hold   l������V   < lloeiMs  For Sprains and Bruises.���������Tliere is  nolhlii*; bed 'i' for Hprnins and contusion.. I nan J������r. TIioiiuih' I'.cleclric Oil.  It will reduce the swelll../;- Iluil follows  a tiprliIn, will cool Ihe lnjlaint.il flesh  and draw the pain as if by innjtie. li  will lake lhe iKrhe oui of a bl ub.e ulld  prevenl the llcsh from (liscoiorln*.',. II  seems as If I her..* was manic in it, so  speadily does the injury dlsnjipem* under treatment.  \   '." i i > l <  . I    i.i iil':-. i-i'    .,'n'l'i-   __;..'i.i.**.   In.. i'iIc  f.ne ii it t* |< nii'.hi fell into a deep hob*.  I'liiilib' to tel mil, he shout;-���������!. lii::lily  and al last a laborer heurd him and  came to bin n.-tsi.-.tuue.'. The minister  told lilm how lie |.;ol. tliere and who  he was, whereupon his rescuer remarked :  "Weel, weel, ye needim' Kick up  Mich a. rumpus. Ve'll m> he ii'edeil  ufore Siindio. nml (his is only Wed-  in*;*i|;*.y   ui'-!il."  \u/*l inneer   fal    :ir!    rab.,    * .*;>!���������,> jcb.  fully i     Wlial !    N'o   a:lv;uire   on    three  slilllln}',.*!'.'     Wh.v, Hie  picture  by   itr.elf  is  wni'ili  tluil!"  i!,.^  An ������������r,'<. iidviiucoi  the blood ,'���������',<������������������ :i  thin, tin. nerves  cvlialisted ii n d  vitality  runs lovr.  By lnilblliiij nr>  the nervo iorco oi  hotly nml snfnd  J>r, t'haso'rt Xervo  .Food is mi iin-  liounded blt.Hslni;  in people or tul-  vn need year.s.  no <*������>ntii a bftv, nl)  ������)cnlcr������.  Imwi  p*m\  \   Uf  IhmwN Ui\mn��������� mSin Mr'bmi**m tmm       W       |mvmnii������m  ...t,���������.,i���������,.���������.l.,���������..IX.  UMimklMMlimimmmmmmmmmi m-(  SHB _EtBVmWt CRESTON. 9&  af  Why Labor is Opposed  To Compulsion  jf^tV%  ���������&���������_��������� a B4������Ti    ^Wl  THE UKANAKY  OUR  PRODUCTION  IN  TIME  OF  NATIONAL STRESS  It is the Production ot the Soil that Must Bear the Burden of Debt  and Restore the Waste and Destruction of War, and Canada's  Service  is  a Vital Element in the Strength of the Nation  CHttlC  an  Canada's great fortune and splendid  service as am granary of the empire  s.ro revealed in the record harvest,  from     her   rich  fields   of   wheat:   and  and "selling grain on the hoof"  may give an erroneous view as to  relative agricultural productiveness,  but the west more than sustains most  , - i  other grains. The. foundation of our j hopeful forecasts and fully justifies a  prosperity j<$ solid and enduring- j courageous policy of development-  While  mines  may   be  exhausted and 1 The b'arlev harvest is 50.6S.000  bush-  timber may disappear through improvident management, agriculture is a  perpetual source of wealth, increasing  from year to year by the stimulus of  individual industry and personal interest. A wheat harvest of 336,258,-  000 bushels from 12,086,000 acres, an  average of 25.80 bushels, surpasses  the most roseate forecasts of the well-  informed during the growing stages  of the season. "This yield is 104,54.1,-  OlMi bushels, or -15 per cent., more than  the best previous record, ,wbich was  made in 1913. Compared with last  year's rather disappointing harvest of  1������'1,25.0,000 bushels, the increase is  J74.078.000 ,or 108 per cent. The substantial nature of this growth in production is shown by the fact that the  harvest returns are 72 per cent, greater than the average for the past five  years. Coming when the empire's resources are strained by the titanic  struggle, this wealth in sustenance is  ���������as a reinforcement rising from the  earth. It shows that diligence in the  arts of peace through times of peace  is the best preparation against the  plotting aggressor. A facetious military authority has said that any officer can lead his men to fight, but it  requires the genius of a general to  feed them. There is in this some  suggestion of the service rendered the  empire in the grain fields of the Dominion. The strength and sustenance  acquired in peaceful pursuits can now  be made the best defence against the  attack on national rights and human  liberty.  Tbe same satisfactory and highly  important success has been attained  in other grain crops. The aggregate  yield of oats is 481,035,500 bushels  from the ll.n6a.000 acres under crop.  Of this yield ..05,.r>80,000 bushels are  from tbe three prairie provinces.  These provinces also contribute .J04,-  200,000 bushels of wheat. Ontario's  .more conservative method  of raising-  els -from ],509,350 acres, an average  yield of ,'.3.7 bushels per acre. The  average yield of rye is 22.07 bushels  the aggregate being 12,G04,700 bushels from 1,000,600 acres. Flax seed has  become an important crop, and when  organization for the treatment of the  fibre is effected it will be still more  profitable in spite of the necessity it  imposes of restoring by rotation or  otherwise the plant food drained from  the soil. The harvest record is 12,-  *oii4,700 bushels from 1,009,600 acres,  or 12.48 bushels per acre. Harvest, returns of oyer seventeen million bush-  ids of mixed grain show-lhat th_-.ma.ny  advantages of stock raising arte appreciated.  It is in a time of national stress  that the importance of this-great advance in food production is fully realized- When the daily waste is startling in its magnitude, when the  strength and cunning of the civilized  world  when  waste  are  debt,  and  devoted    to  Fight     Against     Conscription  Ecop.omic One  Labor   troubles     in   England   have  been niueh exaggerated by the press  and   by   others    whose   motives   ure  economic and not patriotic, according  to Ernest Kevin and Charles Ammoti,  fraternal ^delegate.;     of   the   British  trades conference, to the annual con- j If  vention   of   the   American   Federation \  of Labor, held in San Francisco. I  "Laboring men of England affiliated  | with the various unions are firmly op-{  posed to conscription," said Mr. Bevin.  "We are now enlisting as fast as  exemptions from military service will  permit, and insinuations that we are  not loyal to tho government are resented. Under the law employee., of  the railroads, docks, telegraph, transport and postal services are exempt,  from military service, as well as all  employees of the munition works. The  number of men tints employed in  England can be safely placed at about  1,000,000. If conscription comes to  pass the government would not be  able to add to the army more than  200.00ft men without crippling incsus-  trial conditions.  '"Under the present volunteer system we nre adding men to the forces  for field duty faster than they can be  equipped.  "Our    fight    against conscription is  an economic one, having in view possible conditions   that  will  exist  after  the war is over.    "What ve have now  _ j represents     more     than     a   hundred  " i years  of concerted  action  and  work,  j and to ask us to give up these eondi-  j tions aud 'accept conscription is ask-  | ing more, than is required of landlords  j and manufacturers."  Mr.   Bevin   also     said    that    labor  HOME STORE, THE TOWN AND YOU  Our   Homes,   Our  Schools, Our Churches, and Our Markets  Mean Anything to us, Then the Town is of Value to us, and  We Should Work Together and Make it More Valuable  None of us can get away from the  fact that the Canadian country town,  | the little town of from one hundred  t to a thousand inhabitants, is one of  ; the factors that make Canada great.  jAVhy? you ask. Simply because it  ; builds the spirit of neighborliness.  j The folks in and around it get to know  j one another. To know one's fellows  j always is to sympathize with them.  j Neighborliness spells fraternity���������  | and   fraternity     means     co-operation,  iwlth an economic status that permits  the creation of no indecently rich and  no abjectly poor.  j The small town rises or falls largely  ! as its stores and businesses succeed  i or fail  i-depend upon tbe support of you and  | your neignbors.    It is a peculiar fact  set a stove he sold at the same price,  pointing out that he delivered and set  up the stove free. That meant for the  customer no extra charge for the  stove as bought at home, an unbroken'  stove, erected and ready to light, and  no long wait for broken parts to be replaced. That's only one instance of  the service that the local store gives  ���������and not in one item but with every  item it sells.  You can always tell a thriving town  by the advertisement colupans of the  local paper.    Some towns -are dead be-  i cause   they  are  manned   by  business  | people   who   are   dead.    Cut  the  live  town���������with merchants who point out  These stores and businesses j to you what they can supply for your  J | needs���������cannot be kept down-    It will  ��������� get   what  it  deserves  in the  way  of  that you will find otherwise bright j trade, and the farm folks will have a  and brainy men who maintain that the \ town to visit, that pulls together���������and  small town ?.--toie must simply under- j pulls with the rural community. Fur-  go the old process of the survival of j therm ore there will be far fewer pos-  ibe fittest. If it cannot meet exter-ital notes purchased, and a lot more  mil   competition,   it   must  go   under! ; dollars kept at home where they be-  making  such  statements  ���������"his j long!  it is  tu,. .������������������.... f. d������str,lJctioni j.unions were not opposed to women  the tenacious offspring oi takln posmons previously held bv  loss, is growing with por- i ^ n ? L , t = J ���������,._������,���������;< <,"*  lentous haste, it is reassuring to learn ' men m _indust,ial Pursuits,  that in this part of the empire all influences have combined to reward industry with a phenomenal yield of  wealth. It is the products of the soil  that must bear the burden of debt, restore the waste and destruction of  wealth, and sustain the forces whose  immediate mission is to destroy that  a grander civilization may rise* from  the cleared and sanctified ground.  Canada's peaceful service in preparing for the filling of the granary is  now a vital element in the strength of  the nation. This does not absolve any  of her sons from the duty of taking  their places in the forefront of .the  battle. But it is satisfactory to reflect  lhat by the arts of peace we have  been building up defences as important in imperial strength as the guns,  fortresses, and destructive devices of  military genius.���������Toronto Globe.  A i'.ie  type of man will sit down and dig in- ��������� it is just as good business for you  formation out of a book of a thousand | t.o save 50 cents on a purchase from  pages, write a. long letter, then wait a (your local store as it is for the local  retailer to make the sale to you���������and  don't think that the retailer does not  week or more - usually more���������for  something to come which he never  has Keen, aud which may prove to be  anything but what he expected as regards value-  Vou can't swear away the existence  rS.'iiT. *. ������������?.���������?������!**! 1_������.-e^'S "V^r^SSl  eu. In most ot the lad ones wnere ��������� .���������^  "All that we ask is that women be  not introduced into factories and rail  way  to met  women arc now employed they are  being trained under the direction of  our members, the only provision being  that they go in at pay that is the minimum accorded to men under the same  conditions. Under the condition' of  suffrage I believe the. condition in  England is the __ same as that exists  among trades unions in the United  States, and' I am free to .say the  woman's  vote is  sure  to come."  too   much   for  everything,  and  that's  Feeding* Dairy Cows  Feed For  XXTC /-ft-, J. -,���������      -_*   -r������  jr&reeis icr soidiers  Canadian Meat  Regi  Regard hicj  Wer    S'A    iviiniOn    i-OUmOss    MSKCCl    Tor  by  British Government  New     Postal  j       Packages Addressed to Soldiers  !     Several     important  announcements  | regarding postal regulations have just  Following previous  announcements, . been made by the post office depart  Martin Burrill, minister of agriculture, Iihs now issued a statement conveying the information that the war  office has accepted tenders from the  packers for 6,250,000 pounds of canned corned beef l'or delivery before  the close of the current year. This  contract is of particular interest to -i  Eastern Canada, as it will provide a  market for a large quantity of the  surplus c-ar.ncd cattle that arc uow  finding their way to tho Toronto and  Montreal stock, yards. The outlet, for  which the minister has been striving,  at, least in regard to a considerable  proportion of this class of cattle, bus  now boen found.  nient.  Among   other     things     the   depart-!  I ment.   at     Ottawa   announces   a   new  j war tax  on letters and parcels   from i flejj-  I New Zealand.    A half penny war tax !'  has  been  imposed  on  postal  packets  I involving   an     addition;..'   charge     on  j letters and parcels for Canada-    This  'will not increase the postage io Xew  Zealand.  An order was recently made by the  department that in all ordinary cir-  cuinsiances tiie re-direction of parcels, either from one point to another  within Canada, or from Canada to  other countries, gave rise to fresh  postage. It has now been decided,  until further notice, to allow parcels  addressed to his majesty's ships, or  to British  or Canadian troops on  ac-  Mr. Burrill has not undertaken to  purchase the meat for the war office i five service iu Canada, or elsewhere,  but through tho acting high eomniis-! to be re-directed free of any re-dirts loner, Sir (leorge Perley, has con- -ration charge  veyed to the imperial goevrnmeut the :  tender of lho packers, this represent-(  ing the aggregate of the offer of those j  engaged in the tinned moat busbies'-?. ���������  Very sl'rong representative:-! were j  mado, urging that, a nhnr.-. of the war '���������  olliee purclm-.es should be placed iit i  Canada, it being pointed out that the!  country had generously responded lo!  <r.e call for increased production. Jt J  was further pointed out that in con-:  .oquciice of ibis a surplus of cattle j  existed in the country and thut ihe,  .iM'iiring of a market, through sale to'  th** war office should prove of great I  bene UI, lo llio fiirnier.t. The minislori  ftai.es dial, throughout these negotlit-j  tions he has been ansured Mm), the!  war office Iuih viewed with much j  '������������������ynipnthy tha requests which ho had;  made for the, placing of bin-dues.. In i  Canada and he Ih hoping that finlheri  cont raids  may be necured. '  ciiarge. This refers to redirection only.  All tbe lime parcels are mailed  ihey must oi. course be prepaid at  the usual  rales.  Reports of aliens in Canada are  now to be made to and by postmasters. "It is desired by the chief  commissioner of Dominion police,"  says the notice lo (his effect, "thnt  aliens shall report, to the local postmasters, and that Ihe postmaster.-,  shall in turn report, to tbe nearest  chief of police at intervals Of say  ono month."  Dairy Cattle Should be Ri;h .  in Protein  In   purchasing  feeds   for  dairy   cat- '  tie buy only those rich in protein and j  mix  your  own  ration.     It.  is  not  ad- ���������  visabie to buy balanced ration feeds,!  as these are usually tbo expensive.  i     There    are    several rules given by j  I different   authorities     for  the   proper !  j feeding    of    milking   cows.     Xo     set j  i amounts can be given, however, either ;  j f or,    the     size   of  the   animal   or   thei  j M*eed.     They  all   depend   on   the   in-!  {dividual. i  j     One  feeder gives  tiie. three  follow- j  j ing rules, the owner judging for him-j  which is the most .-sub a bio for his :  cattle. ;  Feed   all     the   roughage   they   will i  clean up, and: '  j     One pound of grain for each pound j  of butter-fat they produce each  weel-:,;  ! or  ]     One   pound   of   grain     per   day   for;  every three pounds of milk the,*,   pro-i  duce, or '  Feed all     the    grain  1hey   will  eat *  without gaining in weight. ;  Another  good   rule   to  follow   is   to   i  feed till the roughage they will clem:  up. and  One pound of grain for every live  pounds of three per cent- milk they  produce per day, or  One pound of grain for every four  pound---', of four per cent, of milk, or  One pointd ot grain per diiy f<*v  every three pounds of live per cent.  milk.  j realize that fact. He knows that un-  l less he can honestly show you that  | the article he is offering is worth the  j price, all things considered, he is  I not entitled to your patronage. He '  1 realizes that increasing competition of  various kinds may make your stand-  ��������� w'hy the money is sent away! That! point antagonistic. Your mail has  1 story is fossilized. Competition is j been crowded with offers to supply  ' too keen for the retail merchant to go | you with, say tbe most wonderful bus-'  ! on, year in year out, overcharging bis ! gies at the most unheard of prices,  j c ustonu'i's. .fie couldn't do it and sur- ; and, regardless of comparative nuali-  I vive. Retailers may have their faults, -I ties and easj* buying conditions, the  I but ihey can't go against economic I quoted prices very naturally appeal to  Slaws and last. Tliere is nothing mys- j you. And the retailer also knows that  i terions-in mail order competition. It's ! the advertisement, says "cash with  ] simply a .case of a far-away firm try-| order." He has to meet this competi-  : ing to get your money���������and doing it. if-; tion or go out of business. And he can  ! you give them chance. The success of ; beat this competition if you deal with  the -U.O. concern in any territory de-Miim on the same basis. It's a cash  ; ponds largely upon the kind of retail j proposition, so you are entitled to the  ' -...cViVhKiU.. it is up against���������ami every i most your money will buy. The retail-  : year it is going against a batter class ! er, let us assume, buys his buggies foot men. "\ ou'ii find them most often ! spot cash���������not on fancy terms and  in the sections   where catalog houses ! long time inducements, lie buys them  ] outright and can sell on a. very close  ! margin.    What is the result?    Ke can  sell  you a rig,  better in quality than  any    you    can purchase by mail and  equal in appearance to any tiling you'  don't waste money iu shipping in their  catalogs.  There is a new type of retail merchant being developed. He realizes  that the rei-j-'on why so many people  sent away for goods was simply because they were not aware that the i price as you can buy anyhere. Furth-  local store c:n*ried them. So he ad- j ermore, you can examine the goods  ve.rtises eonsisleulty and lets his pat- ��������� before yon buy! J-Ie knows more  ions know exactly what service he j than to appeal to your sentiment by a  ban to offer. ]n the past you often ��������� "buy your goods ut home" plea. .Tie-  took it for granted that the local store (gives 'you a buggy that is worth every  d'd not keep this or that, so you sent : cent "of what you pay for it���������and  away l'or the goods when you could j meets the price that you thought he  have simply stepped into the store in- couldn't quote. On the same purehas-  slead of the post office. j ing terms your retailer can give you  And the uew type of retailer real-1 goods of equal or better quality���������  i/eH tli:* necessity of diversifying bis j plus the service���������as can any distant  stock. His territory i. limited, bnt. so j supply system that ever existed.  are the demands on him. Me buys in I Did you ever see two calves tied  .small lots and buys often; he keeps { together wiih a rope, and each trying  hinn.;*!i' informed as to o.ow lines, ana j to gel: at a. 'pail of milk a little "way  he is j no iv anxious to carry au attrac- |-beyond his end? Neither can got at  live vari.i.y than a large ���������stock, lint ; liis pail! Hut the minute they got to-  he  can  usually  meet  all  the  demand  Canada and the War /      j  The position of Canada Is not differ-j  ent from that of New England in the j  Civil War.    It    pays its hoyvy tribute  of blood and ..orrow.   The noblest ainl I  most hopeful youth of lhe country has ,  been  drawn    upon.    Tbe siories with j  which we are familiar in tin- literature  of our Civil War-   the search  for Cue  wounded      boy   in   liie   hospitals;   the  long Mtispense  ending   iu  hearthr  ih.   micrlflee   of  several   sons   In  Hfimo  family;   the nialnntay and  tat  exists   locally. ;  Thi.s question of variety is a great  ; factor lu the small si ore- Ask your  i wife wiiy she likf*s to shop in a large  jeity store, and she will lull you that it  lis not because she can gel Mi pre. tho  ��������� actual necessities of life cheaper or  ���������of belter quality than at heme, but  'that she Hnds novelties, little acces-  ! i-.orh**?*, and eonvenionl new things  j which she requires.  j In one. mail order mad community  I a hardware dealer effected a partial  j cure as follows: l-ln ord.'i'ed a stove  ' from   a   raining   house   that   gleaned  gether and drank' oul-of the same pall.  they  emptied   first one pail  nnd then  the    other,   and   each   got  his   share.  That's the  way  of it. where  the town  and  rural  community are  pulling different ways    while ihe catalog house  I is reaching over  the fence and grub-  j hing the  local   currency,   "'he  minute  j the town and its: territory f;et together for local bettermeiit, they Ret thu  j trade of one another���������one serves the  J other and the money in local channels  i goes  lo help  out    the commuuity  at  j large.  ! It needs no gonitis to soe Mint if you  j have children to educate, if yon havo  l  lots of money from lhat territory. He i any interest in local, social or relig-  noted the tlmo il took for the stove j i'ouh affuirs, if you own a home and  lo arrive, Mie freight charges, the I property In your community, it is dis-  linie it took io deliver it to purchaser j Mn<:tly to your best interest to patron-  iwho had to come for it himself) and \iv.e your local  store at all times pro-  The  French-Canadian  That   gracious  French temperament  which Iuih made their mother country  so unlveniully popular, ban been inherited in full by tin. French descendant.,  iu Caniidn.   This aceounlH for lhe patent fact that the Csiiuullruui of I'.i'ltlnh  origin   who are  most,  in  contact,  with  our fellow CanudhiUH of French origin,  are lhe stoniest clianipioius of their in-  culnble   value  to  Ih;*!  <'.'unudl_.ui   blend  of races.    Tbey -.mind n living protest  a;;.Must. i._<- ;;i-o.-.scr .'ind more adsorbed  nialerlalisin which is the r*in*se of this  ;,gc und continent-     When  we are inclined   to  say   that  liie  possession  of  money is the chief end of inuu, |.Jic;y J Y'riii-siiVu      forces  deny if in a very practical fiiHhlon by' m0I.'(." ' ,),.,,,  quietly   pursuing   more   engaging   ob-'  lects-- the better MilngH which most of  uh look to money to buy. Thev do noi  count Micir KiicceHHes lu dollars, but In  happy   days    which   is  surely  a   more  ;'.;,..! i<iki<;_!.in J'...... i.i.ii of inr .|..ii;ii-  hl.>lutor.   Mont real Slur.  I.eallv  If   we   assume   mniuieuiinre   of   Mm  full  regimental  strength   of about  ."���������,-  nun for the, infantry regiment, iioo for,  , ....  ���������tho  cavalry,   1,000  for  Held   artillery, ; hunt hope  of tho futuro gone-t  nnd    1,500 for heavy artillery, we get'  the following ligures:  Infantry, :_,J.i.0,-  OOO  men;   cavalry,  70,000;   Held  nrlil-  lery,  UM.oOfr,   heavy artillery,   ..0,000;  or.a lotal of '_,_.'Jf������,oiJ0 men. If we suppose that (lie subsidiary f.erviee, such  n.<i pioneers, telegraph and irtiin, luive  mulMpllcd   in  anything like   ilm  same  ratio    from a ponce footing, wo must  add til. least XOO.000 men more, or ::,-  j ["....Vnio HiDii in all. On the other hand.  I in this calculation there are Included  reuinieiil s of l.uiidslun.i. Shu . th_.  i Tugebkili gives the ciiHUnllle.i for only  j I wo liuudsturin regiments, the <Mh and  ; lhe lOlbh. it seems certain that neiir-  ; ly all of thr* 1 .undidurm Is engaged on  i iinty in ih" Interior of Mi: cininlr...  : .Making  Min subtract Ion,  we gel.  back  to ���������ihiu.i liuv... and :i (|ii.ir;<.r niil)...n,*.  i list the number of Priu'slans cai^aged  I on both  fronts,    llul   inasmuch iih llu:  do   not   cuiiHtitulo  ii'ee-qiiurti-rs     of     the  armies  of  lhe  empire,  the  total  Herman, foi res   vmuiIiI   Minn   be   well   over  four and  a quiuter millions.    A   very  l.MU.li   approximation   where   only   ������p-  ���������nk;  Mir  bril-  ies i.'  are tho. sad ennimotipbire.s of the day. ;  ilbit. In ii materia] sense the Dominion J  | will b? stimulated by tbe war, us X.nV  England  was In  IglM-ltfOr..    New Rug-!  hind entered the civil War provincial; j  It  rnme out of it national,    lis cities i  grew, and, in (.pile of the passing blow j  lu the col ton inllhi,  ils niuiiufat.'l.uriT.s .  developed.    Canada has lent  valuable [  support to the empire so Mini lis name .  Is blessed in England ut is h. ���������*. never !  been before; and til  lhe same time it i  Iho.  learned  Its own  strength.    11   will I  come out.  of  lhe     war much   greater)  Mian it went, in.*--Boston Tunn-crlpi..     :  the Mine^oeciipied in setting it up by  au amateur. Me so is up the stove in  his   window   with   n   placard   b.'firing  these  details also  drawing  attention  to a broken leg and two cracked lids  ��������� ������������������and gave lhe cosl to the buyer when  set  up in  his home.    Alongside it  lie  i  vided your local merchants offer you  the right prices. Vou owe it to your-  Keif and your community to deal with  the men who are helping lo build your  local centre, and mako it a live and  progres ive town.���������Luke Wo hi, In  Country Life  in  Canada.  Canadian F/our for Soldiers I     To Cheer Our Soldiers  Will   be   Used   Exclusively  by  Don.iit-  ion   Troops   in   England  Canadian   soldiers   in   England   are  hereafter   to   eat   bread  K.voly     from   < 'i.uinliaii  bakers of Mm I'unadinn  cot'tv*.     on   iv coninien*.  Machruy,  lii-nd  of thai  baked exeiu-  11 onr hy the  a nny  service  ���������..Iiui.    >>)'   Col.  brunch  of the  Hai,  I       I..*:  j luiv(  i Hair  ' ICH H.  make ii t-ipeeinlty of this work  cost, is simMI, $l-.riO up. Write foi  parlieul'in*. Save your cotiibingM  Heiul them in to l������n made up  switches or transformations, inn  turned  to you.  Save   Your   Hair   Combings  liie*.      \\ r.ii   n>.'   switches   should  them   made  up   from   their  o>\ n  combings.    Tim Ileal .Beauty I'm*-  ;m*l  Kennedy Building, Winnipeg,  I'll.-  full  iiuoy    Hlie says  |  am  dull.  "Von   hhoiihl  crack   a   few   jokes   oe-  nslonnlly.    Ask her to marry you, or  Hi (ixiuuil ions  are  lu ���������.���������".wilile  V i.������.  Vet'!;  Evening   Post.  Sunday   Coll'cr  Sonirt!  Mil;.:    h;;  :     ,.ul  nie   oil    niy    'iiini  ���������   thb:   n  iorii:ii|.  cud-  ,'l_U  hitly  in  l'  ii uri*  . die.  1      "ll's    Mmni    church    hell*'       m'.-  i limy  ii:������ii ii t  oui'.lil  to be allow ed."  and Inquired of the gentlemanly clerk  a      nnivvle.i   jenn,   |.y   (he   v.*..y     ;,'*  ;,,  had a  bouh  suitable for an obi kciiMc-  inaii who had been married HI'ly .wars.  "iiii-uii   ihe least   hesitation Mm clerk  : Canadian '-ervh*e in Knghuid, the lnni-  i Inter ol' inllllla  is arranging  for f.end-  j in i*, o\f,   with vim i ran. -ports sunn,, two  mi..'on       j>. 111jt'1        ..r   t '.;ij.i<.;...;    dour  (every Mirer mouths.    That is Mm ostl-  ; uuiled   iiinoiini    required   for   tin.*   ni'-n  i now   in   Eimbuid,     Similar     arrange-  I incntu alao nre to Im inade for i-upply-  I ing Canadian outs direct  lo Mm nrin.v  Is.*! vice ��������� orps I'M* liie use of Mm horses  I In   tin*   Canadian   cinip*1   of   Knjdniul.  At   present   Hour   i*<   b -inn   bought   in  Knglund      l'or  i lie   Canadians  nt  $x.lo  per   barrel.     By   shippim;  direct   from  ���������f'ai'.-.'.d;'.   up.ui   Mm   _::;U. ;;r.i {..   ',',   A   !,.  Ile\ci|   that   u   better  price  can   he  sc  1-HI'e)    )tv    l'ii-    ;r\i*!l"il.'lll    a'"!    ;*!'-". Vi)*.  Canadian  and     a  nitinufac-  nimiti-ue*  box     of  I ........l... 1    Inr*  Hall" Cciiiuiy  a   bell *i  With  of    the  qua  the  ���������'llll*  lie  i.i  lll'i  :*v|e,  Hour,  ii     and  COI'IIS,  lial.t r  tliel*,.  I)  f ColltllCt.'  |)1*i"mI    lir.l.ilii:    lluil    *.*. IM    be    I'rnlilrc I  Overseas Club Aaka For Subacrlptioii3  to the Tobacco Fund  There  are  70.000 Canadians at tho  front.   Jf ne.'ils nearly $_.0,ooo a week  to supply  every  mini with  toljneco.  The Overseas club for lif. cenlH can  cheer  t!n>   imu-'t   u*,' one  of Mm   7'3.0'J"  with   a   packei   of  Canadian  tured  tolK-ccn,  .Mi  ' Hired     civ.arei us,  ' matches.  ,        'llll:   (Ml*  I reason   of   <���������  1 li'e;*   t ran.-.it,  ill] this value fi  rluiflr thi.' su null)  Canada  and  .-.elf   It  will   co:  The Ovci'f"  one dollar di  IjU'ii your ���������_'.">  nenvlj   ��������� o.  All limine, coin ribuled In Canada  arc paid ml.: Hm bunks aud rciiilili .i  io London, ami every cent i������ expanded iu the purchase of Canadian inuu-  ufa i i iircl tohaeeo and ciyaicttt'  I'raiichi II, .lolies, Whid.-ioi Hotel  'm.iiui,,.,,  in  nit*  oi gam/nig  sccreiuiy  ,,.<!..        ....... ���������  .  ���������  (  uoi .i.o.  i.o ill! ie.*j,  by  \eniplion   from   duty  !������nd  which   enable   it   to  aond  or :.'."������ ((Mils. If yon pur-  goods in ii retail store  piiy  ihe poMa'-m your-  -1   you   nearly   a   dollar,  . ('lull  will  in.ii.e your  lhe   wnrk   of   four,   oi  ���������eiits  into   a   dollar,  or  ___riiWi_*4___-_**M-__l  ,immmm*mm*m**m***mm mV*X*^mmimmm*mmmW^mmmmmmmVSSmmmmmmmmmmmmmmWaxm  -������!���������������_���������������������;**���������*���������;__������_ rK?cyT-^__FjavTidffc^3t4<^agt:r)*������:*r^;*^* ������"���������-_���������������������������**&���������*  W^SS^^^^S^^ff^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^T^i^Z-  E CRESTON REVIEW  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription: $2 a-year in advance ;  $2.50 to United States points.  G. F. Hayks, Owner and Editor.  Am^b*.     B__fl  ______V  CRESTON,   B.C..  FRIDAY. DEC. 17  nnnBrnftp  Doing Useless VlfsBrk  A local organization that, to our  way of thinking, is not getting the  encouragement due it in the line of  attendance, at its Fortnightly meetings, is the recently re-organized  literary and debating society.  Until this year the organization  was sure of the branches of Presbyterian activities, but for the ensuing season, at any rate, the  society is being conducted liy an  undenominational executive, on  which the Anglican. Methodist and  Presbyterian elements are all  represented.  Debates, of course, are its chief  concern, and in the choice of subjects both the grave aud gay must.  if necessity, be intermingled, with  the preference given to those of a  serious nature of present-day interest so far as may be possible,  with due regard to speakers available,  of course.  We believe ih**  public Heeds bur :������������������  ward t he orga.; i;.a  good at.t-endario.  a  particularly in rimes like   the    present when    entertainment    of    this  sort   is    almost    entirely    lacking.  With the admission   fee    placed   at  While legally these  promises   to  pay are not of the same  force   and  effect as if made on   even   a   slow  note for value received,    tliey   are, j  at least to the man who prides him- ;  self that his word is as   good as his j  bond, far more sacred, for the boys  at the front, in   whose   behalf    the  fund is raised, are giving us    value ;  in heroic measure���������pressed   down, Just Seven Days left to do your (lift   Buying as well as you!' ordinary Christmas shopping.  shaken together and running over, i ,���������      ,.,,.,.. . ...   , , ,   ,.        , ��������� -, n.,  Unlike our spiritual   redemption ! lo do ,f aU ������������ tlus s1h)H t,mo w,l! kwJP so,mi Imsy���������awl for these people we are specially  is conveniently displayed for close inspection, and priced so moderately that, quality  considered, none can undessell us.     Inspection will convince.    Read on���������  salvation from Cermun   militarism' prepare*. I.  is not free.    The men who aw risk-; ()Ur stock in overy department is large and varied.     With plenty of room each of the lines  ing their lives on the many fields in  which the. enemy is being slowly  but surely beaten back, in order  that we may continue to enjoy that-  civil and religious liberty that is  the proud boast of every Rritisher,  have a far greater   claim    on    oach   Notwithstanding  the   heavy  demand  and  everv one <.f us than    we    can   t,unt' .,)������s  |.������wn for our Hncsi-quality  i necessities tor the Christinas ( ooking  ever begin to repay with a monthly , we are st ill well supplied in every line,  cash contribution during the    wai-J ",ul !lt   liu'  prices we  quote  you   will  and such a one as can    manage    it  as would be recreant, to his promise  in this   regard    would    be    traitor  mas. uoDKing  ave money by buying here  25c  Uenl****.    ot     t  be directed     *.  let;   lo '-lis*!!**!*  vVf-rv    meet in  indeed.  The reputation of the Valley  people to pay their just debts,  piiftieularly in such a worthy-cause,  is ;it slake. Let us all. individually  see to it that, even at considerable  sacrifice if need be. that at the  expiration of the lime allowed for  the final payment we hold a receipt from the local treasurer which  reads Paid in Full.  15c  15c  Peels,    pound    Raisins    "          Currants "'  Shelled Almonds and Walnuts, pound  1i(_)c  ���������Whized Cherries, box   75c  Almond Paste, tin ��������� 35c  Oranges, dozen 40 to 60c  nsimas  Si feXSiuS  Just a Inilt'-dozen suggestions from a ������������������and yet they are not "extras" but  stock in which you will find something j almost necessities during Yuletide.  suitable that is attractively priced for  These goods  are  the  best obtainable  this season's selling.  Men's, Ladies  and   Children's  Romeo Slippers  Ladies and Gents Gloves  Ladies and Gents Handkerchfs  Men's Ties and Collars  Cigars in special presentation  boxes of 10 cigars at $1 box  Case Pipes, good range, at $2.50  Suit Cases.    Club Bags  Special value,   Ladies  Collars  35c  The prices speak for themselves, but  we advise early buying���������they are too  good to last long.  Jap Oranges, box - - 85c  Cranberries, quart  20c  Mixed Nutc, pound  25c  Figs, 2 lbs. for   25c  Christmas Stocking, for  Boys and Girls, a big  range of them 10c. to 2.00  Bananas, dozen   50c  Your money back if goods  are not satisfactory  l A  Phone 63  General Merchant  r>jat r������c. *_r_n_n t  i_._a _->__>._ \sn  The Review welcomes to Koote- |  ten cents, and entirely voluntary, naye neWsPaPer held this week a j  as the hat does not go round, neither c0uple of new comers. The Trail;  is there a man at the door to head News. which of late has not done j  you off if you don't come through: any where near justice to the busy  the collection plat.* is conveniently bailiwick of  situated and you can give   just  you please. At the end of the Wilicox, who is certainly putting  season any surplus remaining over some real life and ginger into the  and above necessary expenses will Xews at every possible angle,  be given to the Red Cross. Trail in particui'u% Ind    Kootenay  For a place of its size Creston ,;,, general, are fortunate in having  t has altogether too few of even fair- friend Willcox identify himself  ly-good public speakers: outside of xvith its newspaper life. He is an  the clergy our supply of orators is enthusiastic, capable, johnny-on-  a minus quantity indeed. We have the-job journalist who, through the  the men with the ideas win, have medium of the News, will give the  command of a considerable vocabul- j Kootenays much valuable, reliable  arly, but who through lack of   ex- j aI1'd desirable publicity.  Through Three  Big Fights Unhurt  cat    r u        Writing from   the   West   Saddling  our own Jim   bhoheld,   training   camp   on   November   22nd,  is now owned anu   edited by W. 13.  pei'iencc have not the nerve to get  up and express their opinions on  even minor public occasions.  The other    new arrival is   T. H.  Kay who has resurrected the Cran-  | brook Herald���������-with the   assistance  mis unwarranted and serums j ���������f. sundry business men of the di-  del'ect in local public life t-hodebat- visiOMai (;ity. lTm],.r the new  ing society aims to overcome, and arrangement the Herald forswears  at the same time diseminate j its former Liberal principles, and in  local opinion on current and other | mtun* will iniflligentlyespon.se the  open questions. We do uot best, interests of the grand old Con-  anticipate that the graduating sul.vat.iv������. party. Barring this  ���������lass of   finished    orators    will    be  (.]mn{,(. jM its poltioal   affections   it  will be business as usual���������and,    we  large, but it   is assuredly  a   means  to that    much-to-be-   desired   end, j tniHt? be,,,.r, with the Herald  ard under   the    cireiiiiislaiiees    its  occasional   gatherings merit   your  attendance.  Pay in Full  The canvass for donations to the  1 aiiadiiin Patriotic Kund in the  ���������t reston Valley is about complete.  The response, in the way of deferred  As we happen to know Mr. Kay  personally wc can vouch for his  froin-childhood-up Conservative  j training, aud we have no hesitation  in saying that given the loyal support of all classes he will, on getting acquainted, restore the glory  thnt was the Herald's not, so many  years ago.  Mr.    Kay's    acquisition   of   the  payments largely, has    L....n    mag- i Herald is   of   more   than    passing  niiiceiit -at least double the ainonnt  interost fo   Rbvirw   readers.    As  asked of us has   been    guaranteed,   w<- lmvo   before,    remarked   every  .uu! iii some cases paid in full. extra bit of prosperity that   comes  W������- believe in circulating the Crnnbrook's way menus a Utile  lists reasonable care was taken to  kt-i.-p tin- individual promised contributions within duo hounds of the  wivt.rs visible means of support,  rut her than to accept and urge  uuliquidutuble promises to pay for  lie* .-.ai-.'* ol a good .showing.  Thi*-1 o- a.'-iil should be, and we  !.niey if each and every guaranlcr  .lues   his or her level best fo pay in  more of iuMuoneo for some of tho  Valley agriculturists, and vice  vorsa as regards some of Cran-  brook's commercial interests. In  promoting ii town's material advancement, a live newspaper plays  no minor role. Welcome, .Mr. Kay.  may your stay bo Ioiik nnd pleasant;  may every worth while merchant  bean adverfisiiigpulron, and every  full during the period allowed,   the I citizen neuHh in advance subscriber.  Valleys   frankness   in     promising I **"���������~   ������������������niy what   il  is prepared    to    come  ......^ . .     ,..,..     . ��������� , , .      ! , ���������        ,. ] 11 , . i 1 I ;J .  .i ppjviat .*il i liaii   a    certain    town  I'*-.-, I ban   !'H)    miles    .-.������s|     of    here  'hat    111    I'M   I   dli;..**   tip    about       * | , Nt M ������  Coincident with I he chaigc of own-  i*i ** .hip of I he News come.-, t he announcement      thai     Trail     may    pul     on     a  IO!'!)**   ������������������i1)iei-}o.*IM  _friea Hurry relates some very interesting incidents about the Creston boys  who are now overseas, and most of  them at the front.  According to Russell Leamy, who  has been in the trenches about seven  months, the Allies have now a supply  of ammunition equal to the enemy,  though he says nothing of men.  Leamy appears to have been through  all the heavy fighting in France this  year and so far has came through  without the slightest injury, though  just now he is in England on hospital  sick leave, as is Basil Kerr, who went  over"with the Third Contingent. But  here's the letter:  There has been a second diaft of the  oltli Battalion come over and they are  billeted in Hythe, about two miles  from here, most of theni are from Nelson, and there are some that I will  know, but I have not had time to look  them up yet.  Along with Fred Haggart 1 went to  Sandgate yesterday, and we visited  the Bevan Military Hospital, and who  do yon think we saw; none other than  Russell Leamy, who was supposed to  bo missing, lie arrived in England  about ten days ago and is on the sick  list after being seven months at the  front without getting a scratch.  .Me has some great yarns to tell. He  was in the orchard light at Fostonbert,  at Gi vouch, at Ypres. and was also in  the big light at Loos. Me says he was  only in one bayonet charge and when  they got to the German trench nearly  all of tlu> enemy had beat it, ae.d the  rest were getting away as fast as they  could.  lie Was with Nelson Brown iu tho  light at Ypres. Nels had been working as a. sniper but 1 lie last day Leamy  saw hint he had been put at bomb  throwing. The occasion was the fight  at Ypres when Nels. with a supply of  bombs was seen scrambling out of the  trench in an advance on the Germans,  and since then he has heard nor soon  nothing of him. itusHeii ciiiiins to  have the bomb throwing business  down pretty line, iin he took tho training course on that work.  lie also told us about Hilly Timms.  lie did not sec Timms fall, but came  across his body when he was stripping  the ammunition and water bottles olV  the dead. Lcaniy had been with the  lllth, aloiiK with .lack Smith and  I i-win .Simmon^.  He tells of Hading, in a   house   Ihey  !i.u! t.ii.i ;., Jiiiiuli, il., ,,r   ..),.. hijj.     ^jin  ai.I'M'iclgc licit s will) the bullets turned  this way a bullet will flatten  when   it  strikes.  We heard of a German officer who  was taken prisoner, so stubborn he  would not walk to the rear. A little  Gurkha spotted him and asked. "Let  me handle him." He took hold of the  Hun and ordered him to step lively  with the result that the prisoner  struck the Gurkha and knocked him  down, Russell said in less than a  second almost he was up and had  carved the German almost iu two.  Leamy told us that when he first |  went over to France the British would i  fire a few shells and the Germans >  would reply with ten times as many. !  Now, if the Germans fire a shell the |  British and French hand them fifteen \  or twenty. He claims to have seen as i  many as fifteen German shells quite |  close together, none of which had  exploded.  He was on the firing line when   the  31st Battalion went into the trenches,  but it was dark. He tried to pick out  t>:ii,. -i_r���������n u,.x.    i        ......i-i    ,,0������-    :.,    ������._,���������  ���������__>_l-V     J-JLltlJ.     XttlXI        XXXZ t.KttlXtX tXttXI tit UUC  dusk. Bill had learned where Russell  was and had written to say he, was  coming from the base in France.  Basil Kerr is in the hospital now  also, and I am on the sick list to day  and will take a couple more to recuperate. We are in good huts and have  plenty of fuel but the rain and mud is  fierce. Just now tliey are feeding us  better than ever before, but the home  cooking and the wife at Folkstone  still takes Geo. Hogan home on every  possible oceasio'n.  secured and the customary attendance  of young people is looked for. Earl  Fetise will officiate as master of  ceremonies.  In addition to handing in almost a  dozen pairs of sox to the Creston Red  Cross this week, the Soldiers Ladies-  Aid also turned in S2.50 in cash.  NEWS nF tfnnTFNAYS  I  lot-    1  .1  in  them.     With Wire cut tecs it.inquire  Tue    Nelson    hoard     ol    trade    will j caHy to twiHta hullcl. pull if   out   and  pet Dion i he lloimuion Kovcrniiiciit   to  sliovc it, hack in   the   shell,   thus   the  MBiGa Siding  Mrs. 11. Stewart, who has spent the  past few weeks with her daughter,  Mrs. Ke.iver, at Rossland, refiuucd  the latter part of the wook.  School oIoson to-day for the Christmas holidays, re-opening on January  Si'd. Principal Dougherty will probably go fo Vancouver for the vacation.  J. Boydoll pulled out for Kitchener  on Tuesday for a couple of days deer  hunting to close, the season.  John Hayden and Jack Baines came  down from Rolfe mountain on Saturday, each of them packing a black  fa:! deer of goodly proportion;..  Lifrle Miss Louie Ross, who has  made her home with Mr. and Mr...  Pease for some months left on Tuesday fo join her motl er at Medley.  The wire-stringing crew on the Sir-  dar-Crosfon government telephone  line were working west through here  on Tuesday.  Wehcar thut Arthur Pcndry, who  has been laid up iu Cranbrook hospital  I'm* hoiiio wceka was well enough to  leave thai, institution on Tuesday last  and hii*-* gone mji In the Old Country  for a well-earned holiday.  The   .Social   Club   rc-opioiH    tor   (lie  Kaslo has the largest one-room high  school in the province, the Kootenaian  informs us.  Fernie has invested $30,000 of tlu*  city's sinking fund in the big Dominion war loan.  Kootenay is asked to furnish 500  men for overseas service with the 102nd  Battalion.  At Rossland the monthly payments  to the Patriotic Fund are heavier than  promised.  Greenwood council has invested  $20,000 of the city's sinking fund in  war bonds.  November customs collections at  Rossland are 5300 per cent, higher than  the same month in 1014.  Trail is certainly prospering. One  of tho Chinamen tliere has just built,  a brick laundry building.  Twenty-two former pupils of Cranbrook Methodist Sunday School are  now on active service overseas.  E. Hcrrick, a Grand Forks timber  cruiser, last week bagged three deer  out of a. group of just four of them.  An attempt will bo made by the  Greenwood city council to raise the  fee of the liquor licenses in  that   city.  Fornio is hoping fo recruit 200 men  for the 102nd Battalion, the troops  will he quartered in that city until  spring.  The C.P.R. has withdrawn ils  steamboat service on Trout Lake and  may replace it, with a launch seryice  until the lake freezes over.  A party of ten Elko hunters came iu  on Tuesday last from the South Fork  country with a total of 21 deer. Two  of them bagged four each.  T. 11. Kay of Medicine Hat is now  in charge of the Cranbrook Herald,  which has been purchased by a- nuni-  hor ol Conscrvutivs workers of that  city.  From now on Postmaster Kane at  Kaslo is going fo lock up the works  for an hour at noon to enable him to  discard the full dinner pail for the hot  home noonday feed. As the mulls all  arrive al, night business is quiet at  mil! ilr.y p.-.vli.'uh.rly. Counl ry jieoph*  who have no other place to awail the  return of the p.m. will he entertained  at the Kootenaian olliee; Kdilor Power  has just, installed a new checkerboard.  I I������ ,      . > l  I   I K <  .1    III.I II    I ll.il fill llll     1  ll>  I    I  :.;���������[.  r.  *���������***  ;������ .i.i.  i_.*.jii-ri-_>__w.ii_i_yT_.i*,vdiiiia'ii*_.ii.^i.'tt.r*������'*i:,i  iiHaaLWWfti^^ ������_!  IS *������  I  THH   CRESTON   REVIEW  '^  MINERAL AOT  FORM F  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Snowdrift, Golden Eagle, and Blue  Bird Claims, situate in the Nelson  Mining Division of Kootenay uis-  triet. Where located:���������near head  of Fawn Creek.  Take notice that 1, W. M. Myers,  acting as agent for I). G. Williams,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 90788B  and F. L. Murdofr, Free Miner's Certificate No. 0O787B, iutend, sixty days  from the date hereof, to apply to the  Mining Recordei^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 Improvemets.  Dated this 28th dav of October, A.D,  1015. W. M. MYERS  MINERAL  AOT  FORM F  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Local and Personal  Speers' advt. on page 4 will interest  all.  Geo. Pacey is the last of the prairie  harvesters to return to Creston. He  came in on Wednesday.  School closes to-day for the   Christmas vacation to-day, and will  re-open  I on Monday. January 3rd.  | Dr. H. E. Hall and wife of Cranbrook were week end yisitors with Dr.  and Mrs. Hall of Creston. '  Just another Week until Christmas  ���������and only two of them in which to  prepare New Year resolutions.  The construction gang started in on  Tuesday stringing the wire on the  Sirdar-Creston government telephone  line.  Miss Kate Johnston left on Monday  for Cranbrook where she has been  accepted as a nurse-in-training at St,  Engeue Hospital.  Owing to the illness of Mrs. Sparkes.  principal of the   Duck Creek   school,  the concert announced   for    Dec   21st  ; has been cancelled.  ���������likewise the headquarters of all Christmas shoppers who are looking for the newest and best  Christmas Goods at very moderate cost. Save  both time and money by seeing our lines first.  These few suggestions will give some idea of our  stock, but to realize its excellence in quality and  matchless values personal inspection is necessary.  We will appreciate a call; it's a very great pleasure, indeed to show these goods.  C%-_*������   w ps* *l-r_  *._. _.*������_'_.  j     The Alice-Siding  Social Club inaug-  Minoru,  Searchlight, Lone Star and I l���������������} dance.  is fixed for to-night at the  Cook Fractional Mineral Claims situate in the Nelson Mining Division of  West Kootenay District. Where located:���������On Gold Creek, a tributary of  Sheep Creek.  Take notice that I, W. M, Myers,  acting as agent for the Nugget Gold  Mines Limited, Free Miner's Certificate  No. 903C, intend, sixty days from the !  date hereof, to apply to tht 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 87, must be connnence.l  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this22nd day of October, A.D.  11)15 W.M. MYERS  MINERAL  AOT  FORM F  We have a splendid line of Fancy Biscuits, Grapes  Table Raisins, Figs, Dates, Nuts, Candies, and  Christmas Crackers. We have Christmas Decorations  ���������get some to beautify your tree.  BOYS AND GIRLS  We have made arrangements for Santa Claus to be at  our store Thursday and Friday, December 23  and 24.    Be sure  and see him  B    oa H   H  General Store  a  Todd auditoium.    Ladies   will   please  bring refreshments.  Creston Aug icasis. have arranged  for a morning service in Christ Church  on Christinas Day at 10.30. Rev. Mr.  Mahood will officiate.  D. W. Briggs of Portland, Ore.,  president of the Canyon City Lumber  Co., was a visitor here Saturday, going east the following day.  Another Institute car  of grain   and  feed came iu on Monday.    Grain prices  show no decline bnt then, is   a   slight  drop in the price of mill feed. j Christmas   tree     and   entertainment  takes place on Wednesday evening  next, Dec 22. The usual fine programme will be in evidence.  Jackson  Phone 81  Creston  Pipes and Tobaccos  Sweater Coats  Handkerchiefs, Ties  Gloves and Mitts  For Sister  Dancing Slippers  Fine Boots and Shoes  Ties and Bows  Jewelery and Skates  For Little Sister  Mitts, Felt Slippers  Fine Shoes  Christmas Stockings  Toys, &c., &c.  For Mother  House Shoes  Gloves and Handkerchiefs  Battenberg Tea Cloths  Jewelery  For Brother  Ties and Shirts  Fob Chains  Dancing Pumps {  Handkerchiefs  Shaving Mirror  Little Brother  Skates, Shoes  Sweaters, Mitts  Toques, Toys  Christmas Stockings  The   Presbvterian   Sunday   School  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Happy Jean,   Caledonian   Fractional,  Hillside,    Riverside,    Golden  Belle,  Riverside Fractional,  Golden   Belle  Fractional. Alturas, Starlight.Daisy,  Sunshine Fractional, Daisy   Fractional, Beaver,  Lodestone,   Margaret  and   Twilight    Fractional    Mineral  Claims situate, in the   Nelson   Mining  Division of Kootenay District.  Where  located:���������On the North Side of   Sheep  Creek, near mouth of the North Fork.  Take notice that I,   W.   M.   Myers,  acting as agent for D.   G.   Williams.  Free Miner's Certificate   No.   <K)788B  and F. L. Murdoff, Free Miner's Certificate No. 90787B,  intend,   sixty  days  from the date hereof, to apply  to   the  Mining Recorder for a   Certificate   of  Improvements,   for-    the   purpose   of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claims.  And further notice that action,  under section 85, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvement".  Dated this 28th dav of October, A.D.  1015 '    W. M. MYERS  A. Lindley is at Nelson- to-day foi* a  conference of Kootenay-Boundary  fruit growers, discussing the prairie  central selling agency scheme.  Married���������At Christ Church, Creston on December 11th, by Rev. Mr.  Mahood, Emald John Clement Richardson and  Mabel Construe������ Evans.  Joe Neal, of the King George staff,  who has been under the weather for a  few days left yesterday for treatment  at St. Eugene hospital, Cranbrook.  For Sale Cheap���������Patent dish washer and Daisy Churn in good condition.  Also portable folding rubber baths,  full size.   App'y at Review Office.  Wynndel Box Factory  WYNNDEl, B.C.  MANUKAC'nntl'.H  Boxes and Grates  Rough and Dressed Lumber  mn  GET  YOUK  Plumbing, Tinning ann  General Repair Work  Done   by  w. o.  The niu.irifaot.ion  of  worlc   well   dono  i i ��������� (!������������������. ion r am..* the pi'icc iy  tmmu'en  H____ -������-������-<ii &-*. <*>���������/���������-_ ri  Mrs.   R.   Wolvei'ton   and   Mr.   W.  Smith left ou   Sunday    for   Elkhart,  Kansas, where the former will join her  ���������husband and Bill will take a   position  in a store.  Capt. Mallandaine was in faom  Morrissey on Wednesday on a, brief  business visit, returning yesterday.  There, are now about. 170 alien detained  at the camp.  Little or no business of any consequence was iii sight for the December  school board meeting on Monday and  it was decided to postpone the session  until next mouth.  Rev. J. P. Mahood of Queen's Bay,  who took the morning service in  Christ Church on Sunday, was the  guest of Mr. and Mrs. Hayes during  his stay in Creston.  The Red Cross workers made a  shipment of work to headquarters at  Nelson on Tuesday. In the parcel  were: 10 pairs hand knit socks, 0 pyjamas and one shirt.  The December collection in the Red  Cross donation boxes amounted to  $!$.80. The ladies nre also grateful  for a donation of $2.50 from Alice Siding Soldiers Ladies' Aid.  Mrs E. I-oftorill and children left  on Tuesday for Crosslleld,'Alta., where  they will join Mr. Botterill, who is  buying grain at that pohi^t for the  Western Canada Milling Co.  Announcement whn marie at Victoria on Wednesday of Sir Richard  Mel-ride's appointment ns agent general at London, England. Mon. W.  .1. iiowser is the new premier,  There is a small-sized epedemic of  chickenpox in the Valley and the  school attendance is light in consequence. So much so at Erickson that  the school closed on Wednesday.  Capt. Forrester was an official oaller  at Kitchener on Wednesday. Residents there state this has been the  quietest hunting season in that section  for several years. The kill of deer was  yery light.  A. Pendiy, who was taken to the  Cranbrook hospital some weeks ago,  laid up with typhoid fever, was well  enough to leave on Tuesday last and  has gone on to England where, we  hear, he will likely enlist when restored to his usual health.  f  r^Qtrm  V^V^JLJL  The Leading  Hotel of the  Fruit     Belt  \ /OI)   will   make    no   mistake  when   you   get off tbe train  if yon  sign the register  at  Creston   Hotel.       Travelling  will   substantiate   this.    We  the  men  at  at  in  at  A  fit  I.I.AI.KII  IN  Kit ... I".   __.!_.������.������_  n-,*-.-*.*.   m. VX J*   OU^AA  mp ui<K>& duuic. aim ouuoa  Saddle, and IIante.an  fft*<nnirrni*  a Finrciatl'v  The deer shooting season closed on  Wednesday. While considerably  more venison has cone; lo town this  year Mum hist. IT. White of Canyon  City is the only hunter to get his full  quota of four deer. Dick Smith and  Geo. Leach each got three.  Arrowsmith Brothers had a very  successful! urkcy shoot on Saturday  afternoon when some fourteen   birds  ..t|.      iti.,f,l.,,,   I.    , I, . ���������-������.,_. ill,      h.l.i. 0...4  no luck at, all at the i.ikwc   shoot,   lhe  f * i  previous Saturday was there with the \  horseshoes on this occasion getting!  live liu (In nn   eight    tin*-.,     ll.    Win!.*  V. ....    | ..   I/,.      ,..,,,.,     4..4 44^ | 4 1^    l.| .   .1       | I.    .   44 *.,,  t H ,     ��������� II I I   , ,  . ' 4 fc ������ t     ..44     .....      .   V    .   f,       4 4 4   ��������� ' 4     4 , 4   ������ 4    4 4 . ^ ��������� 4   .  The council has leased Kaslo's city-  owned skating i*ink for  the winter  at  $70.  Fernie's Ladies' Benevolent Society  spent $10112 on relief work during the  year.  About $3,000 of the big Dominion  war loan was subscribed foi' by Kaslo  citizens.  The smelter at Trail has now five  copper and four lead furnaces in  operation.  During 1015 Kaslo had only four  fires, with a total loss of ahout a  thousand dollars.  There is more snow in the hills  Kaslo right now than there was  any stage last winter.  There   will   be   two   vaneancies  Fernie's   school     teaching     staff  Christmas matrimony, of course,  nni-w. ***VT\n������_....nr... t\*,*i-,U/t c./-*i,M.ti  ������������_���������**--������t._"|..  ������..������.._.,..._.-.���������..* _ ,,......_. ^ .... .*.,   ance at Rossland shows a decrease   of  11 when compared with October.  The News thinks Trail is plenty big  enough to warrant the Dominion Express Co. putting on a delivery wagon,  Notwithstanding rather slim financial support Revelstoke will have its  usual ski tournmonf on Feb. 8th nnd  Oth.  Oknnngan   Wealthys   and   Graven-  si eins are selling as high as   $5.75   per  box   on     the     Johannesburg,     S.A.  market.  Owing to the heavy snowfall con  sfrucfion work on the snow sheds on  the Kettle Valley line has been  discontinued.  With copper selling over IN cents  the Granby employees uf Phoenix,  Creenwood and Grand Korku have had  a 25 rents a day raise hi pay.  The  News  hears   that   there is   a  possibility of   a   paint   factory being  established   at   Trail.       It    will cost  .fynjywiand employ 'ir. men.  (lose to 500 birds were on exhibition  nt,   Traii'ii   poultry   uhow   lait    week.  Oar  Call  Guests  (Again  ���������*_>���������-  sttidv   the   comfort   ->f our guests.        J - ������������������>  The  rooms   are  well  furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  Headquarters  for  Mining  Men,  Lumbermen,    Ranchers,   Tourists  0 *������_*_       1^/1*1-1   _"M ������%m"*\i s% 1 tn.  /. B. Moran  Prop.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMEE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.. LS..JJ. D.O.J... t*l*,���������..u..u  JOHN AIRD, Goncnit Mniun_cr. H. "*r   '���������'. JONI-1S. Ar.s't General Manmr. f  CAPITAL, $15,000,000  RESERVE FUND, $13,000,000  BY  Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank  of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the same  careful attention as is given to all other departments of the Bank's  business. Money may be deposited or withdrawn in this way as  _at_..iuotorily as by a personal visit to the Bank. sns  C. G.  BENNETT  Manager Croston Branch  - ������  >_.  t  ���������ift  it  &  >>���������  if-  Trsn^fpr I ivprv anri FppH Stnhlfi^  BBfiiBOBQB^   SLBwUB J   USBiB   EUUU   vjuw.ojvj  Shipment of McLsiujjjliu Sleighs and Cutters ou   Hand  TEAM   SLEIGHS  Harness, Single and Double and Supples on Hand  Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness  SlciHis and Cutters COAL FOR SALE  ���������������  i \  |������houe fit! Hti'dur Avenue ��������� 15ov 1 ������������������_  ������  <0  few  7*.  1H  V-  . M^  V-  ; ___B  e  '. 9B  %  ���������li  *)  'MR  *.  i|S  v.-  .tWM  *!  'IN  >:.  xSj*  0}  i H_  fl  . mm^  '5  'X  m  >/���������  'IH  <v  . H|  NHR ���������WTiaBffllWBI  mmmmm  mm*  ^J!,������X.SlJl.mJ^  fXHE REVIEW. C12ESTOK, B. C*  ri *���������������*-��������� i. __f*_i  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS PER PLUG  WITHIN  ^.is  %H  BY   MARVIN    DANA  ���������i copyright ;>  J>  i\  The  The  b lowly  II ������  sei  iv:  iu*;  ClIAPTKK  Panel    of  Jul?   of.   the   gin'  and  _.he   srared  light  in tfic  wall.    .! u  waii  vrnsl  Light  *-*    oyc.     lifted  at   lhe   pane!  si   at  llu* out-  the  act   of  seeing   made   not.     the  st    impression      on    iicr      numbed  in.    Foi- ii  long i.i.it* she couiiiiueii  repar-1  ;. he  dim  illumination iu  the  i'.h   t'te  same  passive  iixity   C't'  Apaihy     still     lay     upon     her  -pirn.     I  hey ov*ta  rat*, fully,  iin   arouse  plight       1:  l-l lis    I  * on tir.  Oi  I'iVtCri  (.'- '";������*  spirit  cio.ai^  on  of  a  ii   a   vague   way   she j  inert uess and  rested !  .-~n.yo.ly    fearful      lest ;  to   ir.'.-   full   horror ���������'  i  a   curious   subeeu-  . e   wa*.    s;ri\ ing     *u>  ���������*;���������*.uue**.-^ of sensat'on.  :*.e   n**.pno   from   ihe  exhaurte-.l   her  sou".  'c:*   ey.'s   note,:      ���������'.*.������������������*  :i -'.-  about her she realized ihe fact tliat  he possessed an intelligence beyond  the average. The training by her  father, too, had been oi! a. superior  kind. There was as well, al the back  vaguely, the feeling of particular self  respect that belongs inevitably to the  possessor of good blood. Finally she  demurely enjoyed a modest appreciation of her own physical advantages,  lu short, she had beauty, brains and  breeding, three tl.-ug.-* of chief importance to any ������ oman.  There had been thefts in tlio store.  Tliey had been traced o.oiuually to a  certain department, that in which  Mary worked- The detective was  alert. Some valuable silks were missing. Search follov e.i iuiuie.tiat.ely. The  goods were found in Mary's locker.  That, was enough. She was charged  with lb,- liiefi. She protected innocence, only to he laughed at in derision by her accusers- Every thief declares, innocence. Mr t.ilder himself  was emphatic against her. The thiev-  j-ij.. had been loim couthim**".!. \u example mvisi he made. T!ie iiii'1 was arrested.  't'h.e e row do d condition of t lie court  calendar kept her for three months in  th.* Tombs awaiting trial. She was  unite friendless. To the v. orid .-die  taiul.v,   he   was   only   a   drone  world's   hive.     Thus   far   he   I  joyed  the good   things of  life  ever doing aught, to deserve I  contributing   in    retain,   save  smile  in   i lie  Kid   en-  without.  hem by  by   his  and liis genial air of happiness.  tTo bo  Continued i  Children's  Pets Exhibition  French Women and Strikers  a in  was  .01  ve  ui  To t!  im*es>  num.  ier  d  w a s  Al the las: the  1 (er lawyer was  jmti lit inner as-  ��������� as a formality  end twelve good  etl   a   verdict   of  shuddering  girl   in  panel  her  i**-o  :   The  Vision  0 i * >  part:  wail  I>r-  no-_  It'it  i  on  r  Of     !  U  '.l'-  ntairit.-..;  win do-.*���������-���������  symbol  .  aa-0_:v  d,  j Tig  vhieii was a  r.p.iir. Aggir  her.  The girl  v, a- appa  Jcssiica*^ oi' a uesiiro  raged   right.     She  cent, of  having  ���������dot.... a;  had  struggled  through  vtiou to keep !i ers elf e  r.xeu  ���������;;i.r_!-  wmdow  utter ue-  .{  wiiiiid.  .1.  .v.\s  ;>y in<y  ... had  v.-holl  me'Ci-  ������.-.  .-.Ut-  fome.     worthy     of  from     whom     she  And  earnest  effort  under   an   over win  false,  vet none  t tit  years  oi   pnv-  san and whole-  T-'io*5'1     gen t iv: *ol .-_  drew     in?r   blood.  had  ended  at  last  ���������ming   accusation.  1 ess   fata 1  to  her. s fellow  This   ai-cu.ation   after   soul   wcaryirig ;]-.-.��������������� a.  ���������delays   had   culminated   today  in  con- \  viction.     Tiie   sentence   of   the   court ���������  had h^en  imposed upon her���������that for j  tliree years she should he imprisoned, j  Tliere had  been  nothing in the life'  of Mary Turner before the catastrophe 1  came   to   distinguish   it   from     many  another.     Ms   most   significant   details .  were   of   a   sordid   kind,   familiar     to  poverty.      Her   father   had   been     an  unsuccessful   man   as   success   is   esteemed   by   tliis   generation   of   Mammon   worshippers.     He   was   a   Gentleman,   but   the  trivial   fact,  is  of small .  avail   today.     He   was   of good  birth, j  only  trial  mere  signed   to  her  dofeus.  .u  the conn.    At tho  men   ami   true  rondo*  guilty  against   the  prisoner's   dock.  -.a: which was? the supremo trag-  .... ihe broken girl in ihe ceil merc-  YoratVi rather agreeable etiterlain-  ��������� :o Iter former fellows of the de-  e;;i st'uv. \iary Turner through-  r tfi'iu of service there had been  it real intimate's, so that now*  ready to mourn over her  iho two roommates had  slight offense, sinee they  sensed the superiority uf her. though  vaguely. Xow, they found a smug  satisfaction in the fact ol" her disaster  as emphasizing very pleasantly their  own  continuance "in  respectability.  On the day of Mary Turner's trial  there was a subtle gayety of gossip-  ings to and fro through the store. The  girl's plight was like a shuttlecock  driven hither and yon by the battledores oi many tongues. It was the  : first time in many years that one of  : the employees hail been thus accused  ; of theft. Shoplifters were so common j  ; as to be a stale topic. There was a re-1  : freshing novelty in this case, where  ��������� one of themselves was the culprit. Her  workers chatted desultorily of  opportunity, ciiicS coin  ;o*  e   was  .    l-:ve  some  he  Artificial Foods  German    Chemists   Are    New    Finding  Outlets  For Their  Energies  i Something instructive regardiiii; the  ! state of atfairs in i..-nuany always  'may be learned by a study ,.f tin* ad-  | vcrtisements ia \\ widely cidculiitcd  I newspaper like the Mcrliucr 'Pagelilatl.  j Taking iheui as they come: llore a  ; wholesale dealer in .Frankfort-on-Main  I wants large consiguments of wooden  ; bOot soles, lie will pay cash for im-  j mediate delivery. The presumption is  that, leather soles arc grow ing scarce.  i The number of substitutes ersatz)  | that are offered for sale is surj.vising.  i Artificial jam and maruuthide aro fre-  jiiuenily advertised. A chemical fac-  : I cry in Otvsden offers :n supply fifteen ions uf the stuff every weel; and  ' seeks travellers io push it. jnit one is  not told what the artificial jam is.  A substitute for whipped cream is  advertised by another chemical fac-  : lory in l.eriin. The sale of lhe real  cream is forbidden, and (his cuter-  : prising chemist states that his 'goods'  ; have been tried in one of the largest  ! and best cafes in .Berlin "with brilliant success." He affirms there is  ; neither cream, milk or butter in his  ; preparation, no chemicals, only pure.  ' natural products. The manufacture  ' of it. is ������������������surprisingly simple and much  ���������cheaper than cream.*' He is doing a  '-. roaring business, he says, in cafe**,  ! hotels and restaurants and bakeries.  i When the war began beans roasted  ; in a certain way wtih coffee were  I largely used as a substitute for c.of-  ! fee. Making a virtue of necessity, the  ! German dealers told how neurotic  ' persons   niLght   drink   a   decoction   ot"  Publicity Campaign to be Inaugurated  at the Panama-Pacific Exhibtion  U.   ('-   tlHiui,   editor,   Judicious   Advertising,   Chicago,   in   expressing   hi,-,  keen   interest   in   the   Children's   Pets  Exhibition   at   the   Panama-Pacific  In-j  let-national     Exposition,     December  2 ;  and   '!,  declares   that  a   knowledge,  oil I  animals   is   not  so   widely  diffused  as I  that of plants and firmly believes in a!  publicity campaign which would place j  tue rights of the mute creatures of the i  carfii   ..i|tu!-e!y   before   the   public   so j  that,   none may  avoid, at  least, giving-!  the.n attention.  Air.  C.ano,     who  was  a  reporter on  the New Orleans Picayune at the time  of the great. Mississippi flood, sent, to  Torrns, where the levee broke, to find  items  of   "human   interest,"   gave  up  his newspaper job to try to rescue the  small dumb brutes he found marooned on barn roofs and in houses, tells  j of   the   loyalty   and   gratitude   of   the  ! -.tarvii.g animals rescued  from death.  "Those days and nights in Hat boats  i and   deserted   barns     with   the   dirty  waler all  cept   th  their   services   without   compensation i  i to  save  the  perishing,  helpless  crea-  ��������� tures,   made   us   particularly   appreci- i not    occur  i ate the cats and dogs we had for com- j women   of  Women of France Said to toe More  Patriotic  Than the Men  The Kreneli women, espeniaHy the  peasantry, are more violently patriotic than the men. aritl ihese peasants are playing their part nobly in  this great, war, for when the fields.  are ploughed tlio potatoes must be  dug and <lie carrots and beets stored  for tlio animals. TJiese women ars  never idle, and tliey have nearly all  the work to do, for they are alone  except l'or the men of sixty and upwards, too old for active service, who  give   them   what  help tliey  can.  They hear their troubles stoically  and "trudge along the river lo the  fields where they are now ploughing iu the place of their husbands at  ths front, lifting their feet wearily  in their wooden shoes.    They rise at  i pan ions.  i  three and work until seven at night,  I taking six hours' sleep in ihe t-wenty-  i four, resting an hour at the midday  I and evening meal!  |     During the recent colliery  troubles  i in  Wales  some of the women asked'  11 around, and no man near, ex-   jj* n were true that large numbers of  e  few  colored  ones  who gave j men  kad   stopped   work    in '.England.  | "Is  it  possible?"  tliey said, J_.ud tliey  j looked  puzzled.    *'Such a thing could  with  us.    "What    are the  England     made   of?     We  should  put  an  end  to it in   four-and-  twenty hours.      ���������������������������������������  "How? Why, every woman and  I girl would spit in the face of tiie man  who would lay down bis tools iu this  terrible moment. Not one of us  would bake a loaf or oook a potato  for him who would leave our soidiers  iu  the lurch!"  "I have never seen a more striking  example of animal loyalty, and affection than when I would pull into IUor-  gan/.a with a load of eats and dogs,  which were merely skin and bones.  Those dogs previously rescued would  rush down to the landing and fairly  mob me, yelping with joy, licking my  face and smearing me with mud from  head to foot, which more than repaid  ��������� me for all  my trouble."  While not so demonstrative as canines, in their affectation, nor always  ; showing their gratitude .by remaining'  ' in the place which has offered them  i shelter, common backyard cats are be-  ! ing   ably   defended   by  'Miss   .Marjorie  AN   IMPORTANT  LETTER  FROM NIAG  ARA FASXS.  jbean coffee without ill effects.    Now ! stol?- secretary of the State Humane  they have a substitute for bean coffee  ���������beans being no longer procurable��������� I  called   "Krieg-kornfranck,"   highly   re- ;  commended as "going far" and being j  very cheap-    "It    is    incumbent on us j  i all  to    be  economical,"  says   iii;.   ad- j  j vertiser. j  I     "Gondii"  cheese,  made of skimmed j  I milk,  is  a   substitute  for  real  cheese.!  One dealer advertised fifty tons of it. !  i It is "excellent for working people aud i  the poorer classes generally, as it has I  quite a cheesy taste." A substitute for I  ' I oil for polishing floors is not* oil :if. all. ;  nm\ he was the possessor of an in-  herito.l compefetiee. He had as well  intelligence, but it was not of a linan-  eial  suit.  So  littb**    by  little,  his  fortune  became   ahrnnken   towards   nothingness  by reason of injudicious investments,  lie married a charming woman,  who.  aftor a brinf period of vvdded happiness, gave her life to ihe birth of the  single  child  of the union,  Mary.    As  the   years   passed   the   daughter   grew  toward   maturity   in  an   experience  ot  ever increasing  penury.  T..e girl  was  in   tb"   high   school   when   her  father  liii.'.lly    gave  over    his  rath.-r    feeble  i-ffnrts  of  living.     Ai.     his  death   the  father  hit   her  a   ������������������'���������..���������tract*-r   woll     in-  srri'cted   in   the   excellent,   principles)  thai   had   i.e: n   his   own.     Of worldly  ���������coeds, not   the value of a pin.  'fi-t, na-asurod act-onling to the  .-..-���������.���������ii -..���������mdnr.ls of adversity, Mary  was f'irt'liiHie- Almost at. <,nce *.]ie  pro. wivd   a    Intnihle   employment,   in  tiie    |-'t:j jiol'lU.'i!,  .uy.-.    h-,, ...*,i   by  in.   -nr.*.   t i; ���������    w  ".'lib-   liie   l.'i!    V.*;  '..* e.-.IUng.  M;iy.-      io vert  V, i.r.-l     p.-i1-    el'  (!inch   utnlei  th.  i*.u  i 'j.,  ,.. i  .'M  great  .val".i  WUS  ������������������Iv   111'  depnrinient.  < iil.lor. To  iiuiniiesnial,  ���������(Mil  .���������a King.  icless      ti voided      the  ��������� i' ,'i-r lot.    She did   not  u'h'Mtion. but   went    her  Miy   liiioua'i   ii,   if   not.   serenely,   at  . a. t   v. it boat   ever a   thinight   of yield-  va to   .!;   ,..*  ti'iuptiitioii..  that   beset   \\  '.;���������]   *.,,���������!.   !,-.   at   nii'*e   |mi:jr   nnd   elntllil-  \lnrn-__  inr  fellow-*     were some like  ���������<���������: .,.:?,   i.i herri   uiililo'.     of    her  own  n||    it:   I hi-,   single   |.il 1 I ielllil:'   wt-l'e   the  ���������a .'���������   gira-     ���������*��������� iih   whom   she   :'liiii*'*d   a  ���������'!.< r, p   i* min.     Their  common   decency  ��������� :. .,; i'.'. .ui-- i<..\anl the nlhi-r *., \ *.\;ia  thi- nii'.'ii.e bo'iil of union. In ilii'ir as-  ���������(.i-lat inn   f-he   found   no  real  compan-  .*.:,* v.*;i.   >.'��������� vi rthele:-:* fli'-*y were whole-  nii..*   . i4i.i.'*h.      < it uel *,-. i; ������������������      liie;,    V.el'e  : ���������   '   , :   ' ��������� ��������� ���������    .''.j*       i   11.  ..11 ������������������ i���������I��������� i,i) ,  Iii     -ni*b   wi:i*.    I Iii oiij.'ii  live (Ir.-'iiry  ���������.������������������**. ,     .    '���������!., I   ���������    Tia*'*'  ,'   li Veil        .Nille   III.III !i  elily     .-he      l(H.;l    iiclliml    il   filllltf I*.   SIlC  inr ui inr w al.ini; lioiu*,-; in olilig-  m< iiial lfib.ii , fooliiiii; Inr ��������� ��������� *.>, 11  n.cii./. ������>'���������' r i iic ':..i.'1, wai-.liiiig and  *.*.   H.r  in*  "-nl."  oi  iiial   ileal   a p-  -pi i,i  a*!(ii*y  '���������liiiii  In.liii.**.  pi-:i! ii lei  by  i 'iii  . in  till;    I  ' . :��������� ' ���������  \Viti. ;  r.i i i ��������� . ,  i  "- 11.  .n   ,  iiioi'i  i.  ���������h     imi"  i ui ''(.iii .  f  pf ial  iii|iiirci|   of   her  ai    llu*   I'iii'poi-  I*     l|cee^.lil|*\*   I'O!'  placently thanked their gods that they������|  were not  as  she���������with  reason.  Smithson. a member of the executive staff, did not hesitate to speak  his mind, though none too forcibly.  Vet his comment, meagre as it was,  stood wholly in .Mary's favor. And lie  spoke with a certain authority, since  he had given official attention to the  girl.  Smithson stopped Sarah Edwards,  Mr. Gilder's private secretary, as she  \vj.*j passing through one of the departments that morning to ask her it:  the owner had yet reached his office.  "Been and gone," was the secretary's answer. "He went downtown  to the court of general sessions. The  judge sent for him about the Mary  Turner case."  "Oh, yes, I remember now," Smith-  son exclaimed. "1 hope the poor girl  gets off. She wns a nice girl���������quite  lhe lady, you know, Miss Edwards.  Will you please let nu> know when -Mr.  Gilder arrives? There nro one or two  little matters 1 wish to discuss with  him."  "All right," Sarah agreed briskly,  and she hurried on toward the private  office.  The secretary was barely seated at  her desk when the violent opening of  the door startled her, and as she looked up a ehearv voice cried out:  -Hello, dad!"  At the same moment a. young mini  ��������� nilered with an siir of care free assurance, his face radiant. , Hut. as his  glance went to llio empty 'ai'inclinir at.  tiie* desk he hulled abruptly, and his  expression changed io one- of disappointment.  "Not here," lie grumbled. Then  once again Ihe smile was on his lip*  as his eyes fell on the secrelary, who  had now risen lo Inr feet in si Mutter  of excitement.  "Why, Mr.  Dhk!"  So rah  gasped.  "Hello, Sadie!" came the genial tuil-  utation.     The   young   man   advanced  and   shook   hands   with   her  warmly.  "I'm home again.    Where's dad?"  IOv.mi as lie asked the ('itcstlon I lie  quick* sobering of his ffico bore wil-  ncsii to his disappointment over not  llndhig his father iu lho office. And  hi llio patent, chagrin under whicli the  sun now labored was lo he found a certain indication of chariiclor not. to he  disregarded. Vullko many a child, he  really loved his hither. The death of  tlie mother year;, before had h*l'l liini  Mi out .i'.!o'r (.jipr.rtnr.i1y for al'fif tb.n  in the home. Hince he hud neither  brother nor slider.  In Iiial simple mill .sincere rcganl  which he boic for liis father, tha boy  revealed a heart ready for love, willing to gi.e of Itself lis host for llio one  la lo\ ed, Itcyoiid that a,' yet. there  wan III lie lo ba t<:iid of him with e\-  iiftiic.i:'. lie v,a;, a i,polled child of  loitupc, if yon wli-'h to have II. no. Cer-  but  gives a  high    polish.    The same i  i dealer advertises  substitutes  fcr gly- i  cerine  and   other  household  oils. i  One of tiie most pathetic of all advertisements is the cheap substitute  for beer. And yet this is what. "Kul-  met" professes to be. There is no  alcohol in it. If. has a pleasant reminiscent taste of malt, and is the color  of the best Munich beer. When poured out it produces a beautiful white  froth and "has already been sold in  quantities to military canteens, hospitals and jails, also to military prisoners' camps, where it is highly esteemed."  String* and cord in large quantities, made of paper, are extensively  advertised. There is no move hemp  or jute. , And it is said of this paper  cord that it. is strong enough for tying  up packages and for the ordinary purposes of the shopkeeper. The manufacturers also make packing canvas  from paper, "which is easily liatulled  and very cheap."  "Milk food" is advertised vory largely. Whatever it may be, it is said lo  have been invented for the use of  prisoners of war, and that an entire  hundredweight may he had for $__0,  while ������*i pound is enough to satisfy  four to six men, Another class of the  community I'or which "milk food" is  recommended is "tho' half million  liussian harvest men who have been  detained in Eastern Germany since  the outbreak of war."  association of California, who is offer  ing two special trophies for the common short haired cat at the Children's  Exhibition,   which   gives   evidence   of  the bsst care bestowed upon it by its  _**. V**- -Tl .������  V*   ������ *  XJL V.- 1   .  "'Long haired cats are more likely to  be combed, brushed and better cared  for in every way," says Miss Stol...  "while the common short haired class  is apt to be neglected unless the j  children are encouraged to give them !  proper care and attention."  Miss Stol:., v.*ho treasures two happy, unpedigreed animals sh;. rescued  from being alley outcasts, is indignant,  that Pussy should be so indiscriminately branded as a carrier 0f disease  and a dangerous pet fcr children simply because she may be temporarily homeless and has no ancestors to  boast of. She insist that children  shoud be taught how to be kind aud  considerate to wandering Tabbies  cruelly shut out. from the highest, fsl-  line society, without danger to themselves    llil'l  ' v. u ������ u        4,-C        V.I^ULllU^CU        I l.  turn  tramp cats back into highly desirable citizens of Oatdom.    This, she  thinks   wiii   bo  through   the  tion at. the Pauama-Pacilie International Exposition, December '1 and '���������',.  Full information and entry blanks  for the -Children's Pets Exhibition (for  which there ore no expanses'*, may he  obtained by writing to D. (). Lively,  chief. Department of Live Stock,  P.IM.B.,   San   Francisco.   California-  Niagara Falls, Out.���������*'I was anserable,  tired out and dragging around.    My legs  eould scarcely support me. My husband had read  about ^Favorite  Prescription' and  he g**������t me io nse it.  I used .four bottles  ..v.,-1 4lv_^������_^?*a._JQ TUfXVtx  xxtxtx   ,._...������ _i_.w������.������fc~-   .. -~��������� **  surprising. I got-  stronger, -was less  .TH.rvon3j tny appetite snipr-oved and I  felt like a new person. It is the best  I medicine for women I havo ever beard of.",  -a r  . .. t _-.       -i.      -���������-.       .->---     --.trfj. 4b.-_._.   .  ��������� iYJLUS.    Ji..    **_'.    I*>KOW������*.,   OU  a.jlll���������_t_iii   A.c. ���������  j Niagara Falls, Ont.  I     There is nothing "that- will bring com-  j fort and renew hope to the awvalid^ so  j surely  as good news.    When the vital  ! forces are at a low ebb and everything  seems useless,  a ray of 303- and assurance will stimulate ihe weary i>ody to  new effort and energy.   A 3et*ier from a  loved one, has turned the tide in many a  siege of sickness.  Doctor Pierce, of the Invalids' Hotel,  Buffalo, In. Y��������� has good news lorr cvery  Writc 3ihia to-day and1  suffering woman  tell him your troubles, and he -erill send  10 largely accomplished j you just.'the right advice to -restore you  Children's   Pets   Exhibi- | to health  and bring back the roses to  vciir cheeks, and without, charge. His  "Favorite Prescription" has Ixfen the  rescue of thousands of suffering women.  Many grateful patients have-taken D*.  Pierce's advice.  Mothers., if your daughters arc weak,  lack ambition," are troubled -with lucad-  aches, Lassitude nnd aro pale and *dcki*y,  Doctor Pierce's Favorite, i'lisscription. is  just, what, they need to surely Hiring the  bloom of health to their elwto'ks And make  tbem strong and healthy.  It. is not a serivl. remedy Jn-eeause its  ingredients nre printed on. -wruppw.  Sold in either tabid; or liquid .form.  1 ..  n;  mind  ���������     f .||I4-  ; li; *.  Do  nil  Ih  .nn  1 r  11'.  iiVr-   lilT   thi'  Uip.i 1 '.* ' 'li  tipport unity  < 11   i 11 * 1 ,* t ��������� 11  ���������id   idle  * ������������������:���������������!.n?r  libiiuy  i'.y  (undid  l! li    ol in I.i  The Fair Race  Two books are now "best si'llers"  in l.ci'lin. nnd nro intended to buoy  up (..erman rnehil esteem. The (!er-  niann need some Dutch Hionrngn just  now. Theso books are "Kiiee 11 ml Culture," by Frederick Her/., nnd "Knee  nnd llnce Questions in Clermuny," by  Otto llauser. lltiuser's hook pri.uclios  that the 1'nir men nre fitted t.o dominate Iho other rnces of mankind, nnd  thnt tho flerniuny are the only people  lu the world who are pure blondes  now. The llrilish blondness, says the  Jlerr, i.i a tiling uf iho. pa;.!, l'or the  strain has been muddied. I To appraises tiie nritii-di with the other inferior racc'i whose destiny It; in lo be  driven llko sheep in future liy the  fair supermen.    Vanronwr .'uri.  All That Cnn be Sent  The government will not discontinue ivei'ulliig in Canada. As many  f.fdilir-r:*-. a*-. r-;.n hi* rnlhilci'l will be  equipped, trained nnd s.oiile' ovorsens.  All that the Dominion lias of nn>n and  money is available in the great struggle to assure llio performance of the  British empire and to maintain 11 free  lOurope, 'I lie government, will not  hesitate ai ..11,01111 or Inn,onn additional  troops if tliey are needed or will be  accepted by llio war olliee, --Titroiilo  N'ewti.  Dyes From Forest and Field  The war lias cut ns off in America  from our supply of aniline dyes. The  problem confronts us of making onr  own dyes. We have no coal tar industry for that purpose in this country. Mow shall wo get along? Will  this not, force a welcome return lo  vog. table dyes, not so brilliant an the  anilines, hut having the subdued  tones of genuine Oriental rugs? People have iilmcst forgotten what our  forests and holds contain of coloring  mutter, nays a Delineator editorial.  Tliere is the yellow oak, in which  the coloring matter lies in a. 1 hin  layer under tlio balk.  Ihliternul. gives lieiiuliful similes of  brown and yellow, more beautiful  than tlu* color obliilued from black  walnul. -.losqnit and osage give  those colors in (lie ���������Southern and  ���������Southwestern Slates.  Aider dye given a  r,xl color.    It  is  still used   by  Indians  and   is  said   to  be     t.lii.**   oldest   recorded   dye   in   the  world.     Dogwood  gives    a    beautiful  red.    lilm* .i noil, a  line  black,  I     Here  in  opportunity,  and  need   for  ' women    to experiment hi I lie making  .of  dyesiiili's  for  domestic  uses,  thus  1 reviving u. neatly  forgotten  home in-  ' dn.diy.  At the Indiana State Fair Ihe nioloi*  of an automobile was sinned every  live, minutes by a wireless spark from  hi :iih)ii:ti 11 )' '. in li_iII.iiiiipol.--i, livv  miles away. The car on' exhibition  was tilted willi a receiving apparatus  and Ihe necrsnary automatic switches  aud relays for throwing on and off  the clod He current of lho siarier und  ina.mii'tii.  The     IVsshiiim. -Would      anything  over icinpl you lo commit suicide?  The  OptImlsl   -Never!   I'd  die  llnd.  Reflection of Light  AVhy  can still   water reflect thing.)  from a distance?  The  distance   from  which  llu; light  comes  has  nothing  whatever    io  de  with what happens to It.   Still water,  like  many  oilier surraces,    in a very  exact   relloctor of light.    It :th������owH the  '.'light  waves back from Its oil'  ivil.lioul  i mixing  I hem   up  or  distorting   them-  j So long as it doeu this,  wo ami see  i tlio   imago   of     whatever   threw   the.  'light,     If   mailers   not   in   tho   least  1 how far the light has travelled before  it  touched    tho water.    You van Bee  tir.;  sun  or the  moon  rvtiofioii  in it  oi'unlly  well,   though   Ihey   ai'o  scoren  of millions of ml leu away.  The  Memory Cult  The new system of tuouiory training was being 1 aught in u village  school near Bristol, and alio teaekor  was  hccoiiiiug cuihuslu-'.i.iC.  "Well, for instance," said the.  toucher, "supposing yon want to remember the im mo of a y������nol. ,15oW������s  Burns. Fix in your mind'.; eye :!  j,..!);iv of a p.ilh*f-nuin ���������n ttnmr.;  See- Bobby Burns."  ' "Yen, I see," <<ahl tho -bright .pupil.  "But, how is ono to know l.utt. it iloon  not represent Kobevt. Hrowning?''���������  London Opinion.  m������**m*m*0lm t  "I   bear  you've   heoii   hiinliu;; up in  Maine.  ������������������Yes,  II rod."  Did you sen any iiintwin'.  I saw Hevoral vatuooxo after 1  TflJl'^ww^r OTTO BBVIEW. 'CBESTON, SB. a?.  ���������Ti  ISBbK'5  A Mill  ieEST������!.0 OSS  Rev.  A.   D.  MacLeod,   of  Harcourt,  W.B., in a letter written recently, referred  to : the   remarkable  popularity  which Zam-Buk enjoys in the homes of  the -people.  "Really," he writes, "I know of  .nothing like it! Having charge of an  'extensive mission over which 1 travel  constantly, I meet with many sick and  afflicted people, and I have been amazed  ���������at the good Zam-Bulc is doing daily.  I have learned as an absolute fact that  ;for bad ulcers, old wounds, eczema aud  ���������skin diseases'of all hinds, the healing  flowers of Zain-I.uk are simply mar-  .ellons! For the painful ailment,  .piles, also, it is excellent. If a box of  -Sam-iBuk could be put into every home  it would save many a doctor's bill."  Here is disinterested evidence, based  on. the best and widest experience, of  lhe value of Zam-Buk. In the homes  ot the people from the Atlantic to the  Pacific, Zam-Bulc is the most popular  1>alni. Why? Because in so many cases  it has proved a cure when all else has  failed. Zam-Buk is a sure cure for  -eczema, ulcers, abscesses, varicose  .Gins, scalp sores, piles, cold sores,  silts, burns, bruises, the eruptions and  sores cl babies end children, and all  skin .diseases and injuries All druggists and stores sell at ..Oe. box" or postpaid from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, for  price * Refuse harmful, cheap imitations, sometimes offered. Send this article to Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, aud lc.  stamp and receive free box by return.  Good For Everybody  The   Welfare   and   Prosperity   of   the  Farmer  is of Vital   Interest to  the Country at Large  Agriculture has been greatly benefitted by the banker-farmer movement, not alone in Illinois, where it originated,- but throughout the entire  .ountry. In developing into a movement of national scope and importance it has and is directing a great  amount of serious consideration toward the farm which otherwise would  not now exist. The welfare and prosperity of the farmer is of vital interest to the banker, and vice versa. The  basis upon which this great movement  is built is one of absolute interdependence, which to be thoroughly appreciated must be generally and justly  recognized as fundamentally essential to the best interests of all the  people. There is no reason for petty-  differences and selfish jealousies  whicli havo in the past served to dis-  otmrage and prevent unanimity of effort in making better homes and communities. The official mouthpiece of  the banker-farmers of America is the  Banker-Farmer, published by the agricultural commission of the American  Bankers' association, which is ably directed by Editor B. F. Harris. This  unique, and valuable publication announces the following platform, which  is broad enough and sound enough for  everybody to stand upon without compunction or crowding:  "Education���������Better rural schools.  Better schools eerywhene for the  most children in school the shortest  time. Vocation courses���������facing the  farm iu the country���������trades and industries in cities���������cultural as well as  practical.  "Farm   .Demonstration���������A  ent agent iu every county in  tion.  "Good Roads���������For better  tion���������markets and prices���������commerce  ���������land values���������school attendance-  pleasure of living.  "Country Towns���������To revive their  commercial life and population���������io  foster -community and social spirit  "Farm Financing���������Credit, for the  farmer wtih character, energy, and  knowledge of agriculture, to enable  him' to buy ������ h\hi. on long time.  "Marketing and Distribution���������Cooperation between producer aud consume!���������elimination of disproportionate rewards  lo middlemen.  "Soil Surveys���������Honest clussiIlea tion  1> yovory state of its lands as to pio-  ductlve character.  "The Tnitli hi Foriili/.er,<;-~l.otter  information on soil needs ���������lhe cheapest :oii. most effective methods of applying   it." --Farmers'   Review.  "Tin* speed limit iii this here town  Is six miles an hour, and we enforces  It," said I lie town constable. Hashing  his nieliol badge upon Dubbleigh.  "Oh, very well." said '.'.uMih-Igh  ivoarlly. "If Hut's Ihe case I'll have  to turn my cur around and buck  ���������Through your da rued old burg,"  What They D<  The World's Crop  Grain Crops the World Over Show an  Increase   Over  Last   Year  Advice received at the department  of agriculture from the International  Institute of Agriculture gives the following report:  Argentina areas sown, ltd5-16 crop:  Wheat, .16,;.21),000 acres, an increase  of 5.5 per cent, over last year; oats,  2,63j2,000, decrease of 8 per cent.; flax,  4,060,000   acres,   decrease   of   4.0   per  C311t.  Hungary productions, 15)15: Wheat,  1.51,-107.000 bushels, an increase of 44  per cent, over last 3*ear, and a decrease of ll per cent- compared with  the average of 5 years, 1900-1"; rye,  45,000,000 bushels, increase of 7 pet-  cent, over last year; barley, 55,510,-  000 bushels, decrease of 15 per cent.;  oats, 75,406,000 bushels, decrease of  7 per cent.; corn, 185,670000 bushels,  increase of S per cent.  The total production of wheat in  "Denmark, Spain, France, Great Britain and Ireland, Italy, Luxemberg,  Netherlands, Iloumaiiia, Russian in  Europe (54 governments), Switzerland, Canada, United States, India,  Japan, Russia in Asia, Egypt, Tunis,  Norway. Bulgaria and Hungary is 3,-  657.125,000 bushels, an increase.of 21.6  per cent, over last, year's production  in the same countries. Barley, same  countries as for wheat, less India. 1,-  234,548,000 bushels, an increase of 17  per cent. Oats, same countries as for  barley, less Japan and Egypt, 3,635,-  5105,000 bushels, an increase of 22-S  per cent. Rye, same countries as for  oats, less Great Britain and Tunis. 1,-  183,;i5B,000 bushels an increase of 14.7  per cent. Corn, in Hungary, Italy, Rou-  mania, Russia, Switzerland, Canada,  United States and Japan, .1,533,768.000  bushels,  an   increase  of 12   yer cent.  _i���������5���������.bi-w  S'flnnaiarnil'.  E,������u?ii|   uuiBigUGi sis  A  has  experience-  New  Yorker   of  wide  written a book tellins.  tobacco or snuff habit may  and completely banished in three  days with delightful benefit. The author, Edward J. Woods, 2S0C Station  K., New York City, U.S.A.. will mail  his   book   free  on  rayuest.  The   health   improves     wonderfully  after the. nicotine poison is out of the -  system.     Calmness,     tranquil     sleep,  clear   eyes,     normal     appetite,   ^ood j  digestion,   manly   vigor,   strong ��������� mem- j  ory and a general gain in  efficiency j  are among, the  many benefits  reported.    Get    rid of that nervous feeling;  no more need of pipe, cigar, cigarette, j  snuff   or   chewing   tobacco   to   pacify j  Agricultural Schools  Many  Farmers' Sons  Wiii Take Agricultural  Courses This Year  ���������Agricultural  schools  in  Canada are  now  beginning on  the  winter's  work,  and  many of the  young men   of the  morbid desire.  Changing the Time   Table  LOOKING OLD TOO SOON  eompet-  tlie mi-  civiliza-  The Condition of Too Many  Women and Too Many  Girls  Too many women and too many-  girls look old long before they should.  Their faces become pale and drawn;  wrinkles appear and their eyes lack  brightness. Can this be wondered at  when they so frequently have headaches, backaches and a general feeling of wretchedness and weakness?  In most cases it is the blood that is to-  blame. From one cause or another  the blood has become thin and watery  and it is :i, fact that anaemia (bioou-  lessness) more than any other cause,  gives women this prematurely aged  appearance. It is important that the  blood supply of girls and women be  regularly replenished���������important not  only on the score of looks, but to restore robust health, whicli is of greater value. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills actually make new blood and restore the  system shattered by overwork or worry. These pills give a glow of health  to pale faces and make tired, weary  women and girls feel bright, and happy. With Dr. Williams' Pink Pills at  hand there is no need for any woman  or any girl to look ill or feel ill. Mrs.  J. McDonald, jr., Hay. Ont., says: "I  honestly believe Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills saved my life.  Some  years  ago  1      llttU     aMC-fCiltiCl.,      4.-41.4.      14..3       4       .....       44...       i   v. .1 .  h-3 the seriousness of the trouble I  soon became a, complete wreck. I got  so weak T could hardly walk. I neither  ate nor slept well, and could not go  upstairs without, stopping to rest. At  times I had an almost unbearable pain  in ray back and would have to remain  iu bed. I suffered almost constantly  from a dull headache, and when  sweeping if I would stoop t.o pick up  anything 1 would get so dizzy that I  would have to catch hold of something to keep from falling. At times  my heart would beat so fast that I  would have a smothering sensation.  My eyes were sunken and my hands  and limbs would bo swollen iu the  mornings. I tried several kinds of  medicine without, benefit, and my  friends thought I would not recover.  Then I hogan taking Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills, and before long could see  and feel lhat they were helping nie.  I gladly continued the use of the  pills until I was coniplet.'.y cured and  1 cannot nay enough in their praise,  and I strongly recommend theni to all  vim-down glib*! nnd women,"  Vou can get Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills from any dealer in medicines or  bv mail al. 50 eenlr. a box or six boxen  for $���������_.'.50 from The Dr. Williams' Med-  icinc Co.,  Ih'ockvllk', Out.  New     Departure     on     Front   Page  of  C.P.R. Folder  The tendency now, is on the great,  railway systems, to make the time  tables as simple and as clear as possible, so that tbe public will see at a  glance just what is desired in the  way of information. The C-P.R., for  instance, in addition to the changes  noted iu this column, have adopted a  new departure on the front page uf  the time table���������a departure which is  tiie outcome of one. of the many suggestions received by the company in  response to the invitation issued some  timo ago from headquarters to the employees for fruitful suggestions as to  improvements and betterments along  the system. Thig is in the form jf a  notice in large black type, pointing  out when the general change in the  time table takes place, so that the  public Avill know to a minute just now  the schedule stands.  For instance, the notice reads:  "General change in time table takes  effect 12.01; 24.01; midnight on October 31st."  This notice, meeting the eye on the  present folders now in use, warns the  public not to put faith iu the latter  beyond the date mentioned. This notice will appear on the front page of  tbe- folder which precedes that which  is to take its place, and will prevent  any confusion by announcing how  long the present folder is valid and  when it ceases to be operative. Thus,  those who do much travelling will  know precisely when the time table  changes, and when such changes '.vill  be general. The idea should prove  helpful-  In all infantile complaints t.1u*it are  the result of the depredation of  worms in the stomach and intestines  Miller's Worm Powders will be found  an effective remedy. Thoy attack the  cause of these troubles, and by expelling the worms from the organs- insure an orderly working of the system, without which the child cannot,  maintain its strength or thrive. These  powders mean health and improvement.  how the j country are pondering the question  be easily! as to whether or not'he should enroll himself as a student. r-le is  faced with the query���������enlistment or  school���������which? While this question  is being considered to a great extent throughout the empire, its consideration, is possibly, not so keenly-  felt in Canada as in England.  "Dismissing the question of C-ilh-t-  meut, and supposing' it to be a choice  between going to the agricultural  school and staying at home���������what  then?" asks the Nor'-West Farmer.  "Will it pay the young man to go? Individual circumstances, of course,  must govern in such case: but in general, broad terms, we say. 'yes.' "  The reason for declaring "yes," is  set forth by the Nor'-Wesi. Farmer in  tho  following interesting- manner:  "Why?" WJiy spend so many dollars     and     so     much   time    learning  about doing things when, if he  stayed at home, the young fellow  could be using his time and this  money in actually doing the things  lie would otherwise be merely learning about? That is the question  that many a young farmer���������und old  farmer, too���������asks whenever an agricultural college course is proposed.  "Our answer is this: la any  business in life the requisite of  primal importance is, iirst, to make  the man. Wc see this well illustrated today in soldiering. No matter how stern the need, raw recruits  j are. never pressed directly into the  i service. They must be drilled for  months���������drilled not simply until  they have a head knowedge of every  order and how to obey it, but until  obedience to the various orders has  become as "second nature" to them  ���������until, even if asleep, the mind would  instinctively give the answer to a  command.  "The college course furnishes a  different kind of training; but it  gives a very important drilling: and  it, too. is intended, first, to 'make  the man.'  "Just in this connection we incline  to the belief that the mere importing of agricultural knowledge is not,  perverse, the very greatest function  of an agricultural school���������or of any  school, for that, matter. In saying  this, we wish not to be misunderstood, nor to disccunt the value of a  Save Money in Buying  Sup-  Farmers Ccu'd  Profit by  Buying  plies   in   Lnryci"   Quantities  in   buying   may   be  iriou:*.      ways.     It   is  or   the     lii-ng*     wo  ���������own     right on    our  in   buying     thos?   things  he grown  at  home,- as  could  oxer-  true  buy  own  Economy  cised   in   \.  that   many  could   be *gi  farms,   but,  which   cannot.  groceries   for   instance,   much  bo saved  if we just  stopped to thinl.  for an  instant.  "Fifteen etuis apiece or two for n  quarter," is what we often hear when  we. pric**} certain articles. Applv the  hint conveyed in the above ami buy  in larger quantities.  A grocer just for the sake of cur-  osity. quiefiy kepi, a mem.oran-.luui  of tlio articles bought at his store  by a customer for his household during a period of ten weeks. The total  was ;J74 separate items, which included ten purchases of sugar costing in all $(..75. Jf tin's customer had  bought   a   hundred   pound     sack     at  would    have    saved    l^c  perfect   groundhi;  it-  .t-ii.  A Kier Hardie Story  It is an old story, but it, will bear  retelling. Mr. Kier Hardie adhered  for the most part, to the small cup���������  a cross between the cap known as  Scotch and the kind of tight-fitting  cap-ti workman wears when ho is  starting for work in the bleak early  morning. It was this cap which led,  on one occasion, to av little incident.  Mr. Kier Hardie, on  of the session, went  rary- of the house  consult some books.  here, mute?" queried  man at the Palace Yard Gate.  "On tho roof?"���������which was  going repairs at the time.  the floor."  in   agriculture  self.    But it is tbe- bent  of mind r   er than the burden of mind���������the habit  of    seeing    and  thinking for oneself  rather than the acquiring of dry, tabu  lated   facts���������that counts' most  in  long run.    What is wrought into  character is of more importance, than  what is drilled into the memory.  "Without pursuing the argument too  far, we say that in this age it is the  trained man that succeeds; and farming today is much more, a work of  skill and science than ever before.  "First of all. in what it, makes -of  the young man in ambition, self reliance and purpose; then, in what it  gives him in technical knowledge  and familiarity with the world of  agricultural affairs. the college  course  is  to   be  commended."  $6.40,    he  per pound.  During the   ten   weeks,   thirtv  cans  of fish  and   meat.  wei\>  bought.'    Half  these     were     cans     of     salmon     at  eighteen   cents   per   can.     By   buying  in   box   or   ease   lots,     three   cents   a  can   would   have   been   saved.     Crackers     were     bought,   thirteen   limes   in  amounts   cf     eight      to     twenty-five  cents.     By   the   box,     2\\.   cents   per  pound  would have boen saved, cheese  was   bought     ar.   fourteen     ���������!  times, and lard fift -on ti slicing   of   three   cents   a   pound  have been  made    by    buyinj  cheese;   and    three cents  would have  the. j been saved on  each   pound of lard bv  the   buying   a   6u-i>ounil     tub.      For   :*.:..o'n  he  would  have  bought  lard   that cost  him ?4.:-li   in small  parcels.  Tiie grocery bill for ten weeks was  ;?������:";.4i, on which this grocer stated  that a saving of $8 would have been  made by buying in larger quantities.  Eight dollars would look good to the  most, of us. If we can save that sum  every ten weeks by buying in bulli,  those things which we require it is  equally as yootl as I in viae; the moiiev  handed  to us.  niereni  A   sax -  would  a small  the opening day  down to the lib-  of   commons   to  'Are you working  a friendly police-  "Yes."  nml. r-  ".\o----on  . V. V. 4   ^. 4 .  ;^   I./I-...,  .Soft corns arc difficult lo eradicate,  but lioiloway's Corn Cure will draw  I hem out  painlessly.  KBDN������Yf>  (A*  HJt  l..u*isvn.r.i:, Ont.  "I hnd trouble with my Kidney and IlliuKlnr  to 1 i;*i.*.i a sample ot din Pills und followed  ilili-.lji.li-.        1   J'.-ll   brll.T  ,'l'lu    llll*   ill'!   llv-.l,-  nnd I I sept, hiking llu'in lor :��������� month.  One il.iy,  A'r. Simpson, nt llii-i town, told  nn? about tlio tronblo bo bad with bis Iddnqyu,  htm totrvGlN PILLS,  ay,  lie  uiui I tocomim-tided  nnd grtvc him out* to take,    'flic n_!:t ilaj  Im boii|;lil   Miim:   Inr  liiui-ill, mid   boll;  nnd lii~i wile love derived grerit benefit from  *'������<-*'������������������." jir.um.in' ir. hacek.  (Iin Till. ;tiv .soi. a box or ii.v bu\i*. fur  $���������������.r;i> i.i all ilr-ugi;.*-,!-.-. Sample- nunt I'm; if  mine*-.! I'd. 'V  National Druft &, Chemical Co.  of Canada Limited, Toronto.  W.  N. U.  107(1  .\  When  Cowg  Teot   Hiyhcst  cow very often Iohis lier highest  ii, lew days nflov calving, unless it  lie just !>..l'orn she goes dry, Tho  high tr.'.i Is often brought about  through high feeding during lier resting period. After ;i *sboi*|. time sin) resumes, what, may he termed, lier normal test and will not show ujstvul  deal of difieronce from month lo  mouth In Ilui rut cuiiU'iu of her milU  until well toward (lie oliv.o of lier  hiet.illoii, when I lie tost inereiit-tes and  often becomes very"higii Just before  sh.) <|iiils giving mll'k.  Minard's Liniment Cures; Oistainper  A druggist can obtain an imitation of IVII MAUD'S LINIMENT from a  Toronto house at a very low price,  and have it, labelled hia own  product.  This greasy imitation js the poorest  one we have yet seen of the ninny tluft  every Tom, Dick and Harry has tried  to Introduce*.  Asl< for .MIXAHIVS 'and you will  get  it.  Caiuulians spend about $|iii������,iiik.i,iii)ii  a your in alcoholic drinks. Whllo  tliiH, of course, is tholr privilege, It Is  interesting m note thai If this colossal amount of money was spent each  year hi u.s.n'nl articles and commodities, It would give employment to  about forty thousand men���������nearly  eight, thues' as many un nre .engaged  In the lminufaetiir,' of. lliiu'ors.- -Ottawa Citizen,  "The presence of a vestige of tlie  Armenian race, after what it. lias endured through centuries of oppression  is one of the miracles of history," declared Dr. James P. McN-iiigliton. a  missionary from Turkey, in an address in Detroit, at. the National Laymen's Missionary convention. i)v.  McNaughton, a Canadian, was imprisoned by Turkish officials shortly  after the Ottoman empire bei'iinie involved hi tiie present, war, but later  was released.  lie spoke before tb" conference on  "Turkey  in  War Times."  "All "Ottoman subjects at tho outbreak of the war wero called upon  to contribute __.". per cuit. of all movable possessions, with tlu- excepliou  of household furniture," lie said.  "Ii'roni the farmers U5 per cent, of  their crops was demanded. Calling  to the colors of all men of military  age left thousands deslituU  what is loll of this might v  is lighting for its life."  The constructive ml.-Kionary work  In Asia Minor, home of the Armenians, has almost been wiped out, said  Air.  .McNaughton.  Buying  Army Commissions  Four-and-forfy   yours   ago   tho   old-  established  custom   of army purchase  was abolished   in   the  llritish  army.  It   had   been    instituted   by   Janies  ior   tried   to   stop   tlio  law   courts   declared  ind   enfoiv.'il   I ln������   pay-  iy ii. lieutenant to his  .aier   on   a   fixed   sum  ensigney  and   *i: .'>,r>on  1 II-;    liis   succes  [trali'ic,   but    ih.  I il   to  be  legal,  ment. of   .CHiMi  1  predecessor.      i.  of   .'Jinn  for an  Today  kingdom  A Medical Need Supplied.���������When a  medicine is found lhat. not only acts  upon tiie stomach, but hi :*o composed  tliat ciutaiu ingredients of il pass unaltered through the stomach to find  action in the bowels, I lien tliere is  available a purgative and a cleanser  of great effectiveness. Pnrmoleo's  Vegetable l>llls nre of this eiinraetor  and ar������.* th..* bo;-.l. of al! pills. During  the years that they have been in use  they' luive established 1 limiu'elve.--*, as  no other pill has done.  I'or a  colonelcy  was -demanded,  \\\\i   in   1871   the   system   fell   with  a   crash,   a   royal   warrant   declaring   "On   and   after  the   1st   day of  November in this present year all regulations   mnde   by   us   or   nny   of  our  royal   predecessors,   or   any   officers  acting   under   our   authority,   regulni-  ing or lixiug the prices at  which any  eonnnisshuis   in   our   forces   jino'   ho  purchased,  sold,  or exchanged,   or in  any   way   authorizing-   the   purf.ha.au  or   sale   or   exchange   for   money   of  any such  commissions,  shall  be  cancelled or determined."  Forty Parisian women of soeinl  distinct ion constitute, "The Woman's  Automobile Club for Die Transport  o" Wounded." Tho club includes  Countess de Morsohol. and other well  known women of Paris. All furnish  their own automobiles, They wear  uniforms of dark blue having ;i military cut. They are under mllltiir.v  regulations and report for duty at  (I a.m.  A  Patriotic Fund Coat  statement  IkuwuI   from  t  lie  oil'Ice of the Canadian  UHSoelat Ion shown that.  uilulHlerlng (lie  fund   I  con I.  oxfilmiivt.   of the.  :r.t;,*lt.l_   charged     to  pou S-.-S."    Total, a mon nt  roll I'd'   op   Im     *4||*>i|';I    ".\  717.blip, and Die cost  of all brnnrhi", wa.i  loroMi received (,n  amounted- lo :?.."i.",,ir,ti,  lo cover all c.vp.'ii.*  lion  head  Patriotic Fund  the cost ol' nil-  ���������i only :i',*i vov  small total nf  I'.itnpalKii ex-  expended   l'or  "t    iti.'t     i<*rc*    f-'..  of iidmiiilsli'.Ulou  %0.-i/<.���������/,'.     IVuil.  lo-  funds   deposited  or nearly enough  .'-.   of  .i.li.iliii,'! r.i-  Tr:* veiling- tb rough Irelai  hack, a tourist canie upon  Why  MM������iT,*._.*rir  who wnn  desolate  " What  !'t",i-,   Pat'.'  would   f.ii  '���������And.  liiicing il  fi\   It V"  fencing in a most  piece of lnnd.  are  you   fencing  ��������� *     ���������.; 11   ' *,       "V   i,  d on hor,.'-  an old man  barren and  111 llli.t. lot  l\! r.f i ���������.'.'..,  ii'v'o in death on Unit land."  -ure,   your   honor,    wai-in'l    1  tO   l.i'S'p   the   pool'   Illllli'H   OI||  u   *??%.  "Wiici  ��������� 'ill loii."  id a in*d  illll un*.  try hi in  "Wh'i!  "Si ul  of   he.**--  "W.I:.  "Son"  ��������� in'   U.|>'  I',.,.     ���������.,.,.',  Al.ilui  Mil Id  ii   insi rnci in  So   I   dlilu'i  mil."  ,).,i   , ,..,   a ,*'������������������  ii ii)i out   in  rout  ���������nl   Iin.lie  ll'olll   Iii:  nl III.'I-   ('ornl oiihi'l  III  li.:-  ���������ilu-  "lie  abitiil   ;i ���������.���������'il-  ii.)   1 iin.*   lo  d   up ;i  swarm i  I lie     lApcl'ill'li III      i.lll'l ���������������-.-.; i I' l J 1 '.'"  , Ii  didn't  hurl lie' \.oi">. none,  John  11 or ii  c.i 11 in'  ia   Iii*   v\ ,\\  I        |   .4    ,,      ..>        ,     I     -.     "  The pfo&it'uii-ig  cougli iears ..o .vu  "^^ your s.reugtL  The closed air-tiiles direclly affect: your lunKa and! speedily lead tu  pleurisy, pneumonia, consumption.  SCOTT'S I_T.IUr.SION overcome*  bronchltb in nn enny, nnturnl way.  Its curntlvo OIL-FOOD noothca the  Inflamed membranes, rcllcvca tlw*  cold ttiat cauue. the trouble, -  nnd every drop helps to  1.irennilK-ii your hmibi.  All DritfeUtt Have U  u ������     nErvsz sudstitvits  l<������m*f*\Mi'iTWi'm,tr.t**tr*mHm������*<"������,"**'<  i  MMMtti  iii4niiiiiiiiiii >niiii������i������.iiiwi_>iiiii<>_i������>������ii-i|  fi MftWaigJ^  TH_   CRESTON   REVIEW  o-uav  __. m<  Fo-Morrow may be too late  on all Xmas. Gifts  Canadian-Made  dian people.  Goods for the (  Eastern  prices.  -_.C������I!tl"  Aak for one of our Creston Valley Scene Calendars,   Its free  Wfoere it Pays to Deal  We Appreciate Your Mail Orders  Dill  ���������Llm������t*������cJ  CRESTON  &&UQ,  B.C  Head   Otfices  CALGARY;  VANCOU  VER-  EDMONTQa.  Denier* iu  During December, at least, the half-  honr-later arrival of the noon train  will make no change in the postofflce  hours, though after the holiday rush  some readjustment will of necessity  have to be made.  Creston Knights of Pythias nominated their 1016 officers at Monday  night's meeting, the election and installation will take place on December  28th. A. Lindley succeeds himself as  chancllor commander.  W. Thurston was a passenger to  Nelson on Tuesday, where, we hoar,  he proposes enlisting with the 102nd  Battalion. Mr. Thurston was in the  South African war, during which he  attained the rank of lieutenant.  Creston again hoa_ts a jew. lory and  watch impairing establish ment. H. E.  Hall opening in that line in the store  next the post office this week. All  work entrusted him is guaranteed for  a year and wiii he promptly executed.  Word from Morrissey is to the effect  that Guard E. Keddell is rapidly shaping up as a worthy rival of even Tom  Longboat on a short distance sprint.  One dav recently he did 100 hundred  yards in 9 flat on a mid-day response  to the "Report to the cook house"  call.  F. H. Jackson was advised yesterday that Santa Claus would spend  Thursday and Friday next in Creston  and will make the Jackson store his  headquarters. Parents will bear this  in mind (and read his advt. on page 5)  as Santa is anxious to see all the little  folks. ���������  Ja. JLe ______���������  Wholesale and Retail   j  Fish.  Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  in Season  We have the goods, and  our pr'ces are reasonable  Announces that lie has opened  out in the store next the  Postoffice and is prepared to  do all kinds of Clock and  Jewelery Repairing. Ail  work is guaranteed for one  year, and will be promptly  attended to.     Prices moderate.  A gathering of ladies, who boast  of  at least eight or more years residence  in Creston, treated Mrs. Mallandaine  to a surprise party at her home ou  Monday. The evening was largely  devoted to whist, with music and refreshments and a real sociable time  was spent. Mrs. Dow was top scorer  at cards.  Wednesday's  -\*\       i_T������������ c������        V* f* ���������������������  ._*-t *������Vi*0        __C_/_.i-  -Local and Personal  H. F. Weber, who has had the Hat-  ��������� OV* vt/iiiyi -ar-a 4  *-_.*_-  WK jr C������*II *, IO UlMmO  on   to   the   Botterill  ���������fiplH *-->!__ce for the  week   moving  ranch.  Another' former Creston ite has  respondad to the call to the colors in  the person of H. Newell Birch, who  enlisted for overseas service at Victoria early this month.  Creston Masonic Lodge elected its  1916 officers at the regular meeting on  Wednesday night, and the installation  take8"place on the 27th. Capt. Mallandaine is the new W. M.  The Red Cross Auxiliary is taking a  three-weeks vacation in connection  with the work at the depot over  Speers' store, which will not be opened again until January 4th.  Mr. Slater, a Nelson dairyman, who  was here the latter part of the   week  hoping to buy a carload of milch cows  I managed to secure but. three of them,  ! which went west on Friday.  As two of the eow-canvassing   committee were unable to report at Sutur-  i;oai mining rigms or cne i.onnnion, | day   niRh|.a   creamery   meeting,   tho  in   Manitoba,  Saskatchewan  and  Al-t      '.     . ,. ,        ..*"  herta, the Yukon Territory, the North-   gathering was adjourned   until   some  West Territory and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  leased for a term of twenty-one years  ������t an annual rental of $1 an aero. Not  more than 2,500 acres v. ill he leased to  ��������� me applicant.  Application foi a leatie must he made ..... ,. n, .     ���������,, ,.,  l>V the applicant in person to the Agent   t,U T������w>nary 21st.    There are splendid  <>r Sub-Agent of the district in which I prospects for quite   a   largo   class   of  date to be named by chairman   W.  Jackson.  The silver medal elocutionary contest in connection with the Creston  W.C.T.U. work   Iiii-h   been  postponed  fhe rights applied for are situated.  In surveyea territory the land must  ho. described by sect ions, or legal Hub-  divisions oj sections, and in unsurvey-  ������������������il territory the tract applied for shall  be staked out hy the applicant himself.  Kach application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded 'if the rights applied for are not  available, hut not otherwise. A royalty  shall be paid on the merchantable output uf the mine at the rate of hve cents  l������i*r t_n>ii.  The person operating the mine shull  tin nihil the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  inyixiLy liu:i<-(iu. if lhe coal uunii.g  righl������ arc not ix-hi/x operated, snen  i .-lurnH hlinuhl Im- fin iiihhiil at. leant,  ��������� Mice a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  i'i|/htw only, but the Ichmcc may be per-  inittJ-d to purchase whatever available  -orfiice iightH mny be itfrewmu-y for the  uorkititf of the mine -tl, the rale of $10  in acre  contestants.  Tho Prosbytorian Ladies' Aid bazaar  and sale of work on Thursday afternoon was a pronounced success in  every department. The proceeds from  the bazaar and the evening entertainment will bocloao to $120.  Tho board of trade eloanrvl the slate  of all 101R biislnoss at   the   December  an hour late reaching here. Conductor Joe Jackson unblushingly  assured all and sundry that it was  necessary to worry along to Creston  as this was the only point on the line  whei*e enough snow was available to  cool the hot. box which was responsible  for the delay.  With Canyon City,. Canyon Siding  and the ranchers across-the river yet  to be seen the Valley's contribution to  the Canadian Patriotic Fund is now  over the.$1,600 mark. A notable contribution during the week was from  Sirdar, where, we hear, over $400 has  been promised the good work. Owing  to want of space we are compelled to  hold over until next week the complete list of contributors.  Things were happening at the  superior school on Tuesday afternoon  alright, alright. While doing some  demonstration work in chemistry a  minor but somewhat noisy spontaneous combustion explosion was precipitated, some of the flying glass  giying Principal Masterton and a  couple of the pupils. a rather unpleasant few minutes, though fortunately none were at all seriously injured.  J. E. Johnson of Wenatchee, Washington, arrived in the Valley Wednesday, and has been appointed District  Fruit Inspector for the Creston district, and will make his headquarters  at this point. Mr. Johnson called on  the Rkview and expressed himself as  being heartily in sympathy with the  growers���������and desires their co-operation for the development of the  fruit industry. He is tompororiy at  the Crestou House and will be glad  to call on any of tho growers, at any  time. Hu is placed in his position for  the benefit of the growers, and desires  the growers to feel at liberty to call on  him at any and ull times. Co-operation is what we need.  Quite a little bad fooling exists in  the C.P.R. Irish quarter On Saturday Truthful JamcH Murphy, who won  at the throttle on 511 posthounrl, very  confidentially conveyed to Mike McCarthy that ho had noticed a flno buck  deer '���������hung up" in   the   fence   in   the  I'Vii*   full     info? unit ion     iippliciition  -Oooio or inaoe in i ii<- .*������(������������������������ icihi v oi tin* i      i/ioiii ml n< ikioii c   iih-    iiiHhi|iio*nit'  Department   of   ������Im*   Interior,  IM-linvii. i |���������,|| <*,,, J\J(.W Year's   eve    will    be    the  .:     s������.   _.������������;.     ..������.'..l      -..     Sol, An.-liJ    or   MO(>il., ..V).n( of ,,... ,.,.��������� |)M|1    if    ,,  I li.lionioii  l_atiOH. .... . ,  \V   W. rostv, D ,������v Milii������t..,.���������f ' "'-llyity in ������om1.hiu������ making eontinneM  meeting on Tuesday. Barring a small neighborhood of Mileage 70. Mike  loan from tho bank tho new officers to ��������� forthwith proceeds to tho spot and  hn elected on Jn nuary 11 th. Ht^irt their I some   distance  beyond,   but   neither  coming nor going did he get i\ glhnnuo  of a deer or anything resembling one.  Naturally there is some doubt as to  whether Murphy wan stringing his  friend or did Mike's eyesight play  tricks on him, Tiu*_ Itiflvncw put the  matter up to Conductor Jackaon and  the urbane Joiicph'ii comment wan:  "Take no   stock   in   Murphy;   he's   a  tHHfi,'"     imn  iiii      j.. niiicr     i,������..in     \/.i������������n  can ever hope to bo." Contrariwise,  Tin. Hkvik.w in lilccwhie informed J.  It. Winlaw  ruptured   quite   a   choice  yeat'with iv������ nnflniuhni. bnwin otw.  An extraordinary general meeting  of the shareholders of the Fruit Growers Union is culled for 2 p.m. Tuesday,  Dei'Mist, in Merc.mtile lfu-11, "to explain reasons for reducing the working Htalf of the Union," to quote the  olllcinl notice of meeting.  the Interior.  the jiulgcM will have some   (.rouble   in I buck at or ahout Mileage 70 that same  THE   HOME  OF   THE  TRANSIENT  OOMMODIOUS  SAMPLE  f?00 -V7 S  ?HE BEST AND A?OST|  POPULAR hotel: IN  THE   KOOTENAYS  Run on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled service in  all departments. Kitchen  staff (including cook) all  white ladies. Every comfort  and attention given to guests  The bar is s upplied with  only the best brand ol goods.  We have a large assortment of useful and fancy goods  suitable for presents for the Chrirtmas trade, euch as  Staple and Fancy Groceries^ includ-  isig  Currants,  Raisins,  JL__Saj_j_^_.j_    ������������_._.������������  Orange Peel, Cranberries, Figs, Dates  Nuts, Jap Oranges, &c.  In the Dry Goods department our stock isco mplete in  Neckwear,     Handkerchiefs,     Table  ___*___3 "*"������       _f^l__s.1__ V?        F*?l. _.   _ .._  ana     a ray   ^ioms,   rancy   fuddohs  Laces, Fancy Muslins, &c.  A much appreciated gift will be an  O Cedar Mop and Handle complete  from 75 cents and up  We have a good selection of Men's and Boys Sweaters  in all the best shades and shapes, including Dr.  Jaeger's goods.  * raotnn ilorAfnitiln Pn    I tril  UludlUII   IVBQlUKliB&BB&ji   yua;    B������BUb  Christmas Excursions to  Great Britain  November 15th to December 31st  Limit Five Months  By all Trans-Atlantic  Steamship Lines  Canadian Pacific Railway Agents will gladly givo all  particulars and reserve Sleeping Car and  Steamship berths  R. DAWSON  District Passenger Agent CALGARY, Alta  N. It.     l?iu_tith>U'i'/.e<l pulili.alronoi this   makiiiK awimm.     too oano u hi'ii'iimn  HI VCI'I IHCmeill   Will   IIOI    l������-   t *������������������> III   Mil', HI    lllllhll     Will   III'   llll'   VI-IJ    lll'lil.  . >,U UI UU V   <>l 1*1 liilolb.  MIUl       I till l*     Villi  *]^foro Moaoy" ior yom* I_y_nx  MUSKKAT. _0XBS. WOIVBS. BBAVliR. VISUBR. WHITE  WhASHL and other Vat bMrtri collected In yoar ���������eoilon  fintv Yoxin wnn Dinner i������ ������������������sinmKi-T" n* u, ���������t.:  mvmmx. ������i. mc. muiiU utaiiiif ltxx*UBtwm.itr txt iwmvw mm**.m*%,i*\* HKtv 11_*..  a reliuliU-���������rPiipcinHible���������������������fo fur Houbo with nn unbloiiiiiihi-d i i*i  ututlon exl.nIn^ for "LUirt. than atUlnlof aconturv." uluuu ! u������������������-  crwHliu fr-ii.i .1 <>t irii.tlilii Kur hhlopnrH proiitr.i.tiAl' ISK Ai."l������)K '*>  ANI> I'UoiTi'Altl.lC ruturna.   Write tor   Vtbt tmbubnt a^hnxirr."  tha only ri-lliihu-, iircuratn market report oiul nrlio Hut iniblinlit-.l  Writ* Ur U-?it*W~U'm vtuit:  jA    O   Ctlf |I������PDT   X���������^   28-27 WEST AUSTIN AVP.

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