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 r.  t/<p  &' *���������*���������.,  v ���������;_. ���������-'  rw  Vol. VIII.  CRESTON, 'B. C, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18,' 1916  No. 5  48th Battalion is  A Pioneer Corps  A letter from Fred Hurry, dated 14th  January, confirms the report that the  48th has been con verted into a Pioneer  Battalion, to which at least four or  five Creston "Valley men are attached.  The letter also brings the good news  that Russell Leamy has completely  recoyered from a bad attack of trench  -fever and is back in camp again, expecting to shortly go on to the front  once more, From the letter one gets  the impression that amove to finish  the war is prevalent in the Old Country, and that is the utmost confidence  prevails as to the successful outcome  of the attack.    He says in part:  "I went to London on Saturday for  the week end, coming back on Sunday  night. I am beginning to get acquainted there and usually have a  good time, so hate to come back so  .soon. You are certainly wrong in  assuming there will not be much more  fighting; the worst of the war is yet  to come, but it will be for victory for  AVehave certainly got them going. It  is well known if there had not been a  mistake about the reinforcements at  Loosthere would have been a different  tale to tell. You may as well prepare  for another summer on the ferry. I  will not be back by next fall.  "We are a Pioneer Battalion now,  and should the war end before next  autumn we will likely be one of the  corps to leave for Canada. We are  signed on "Until the end of the war  or six months after." We have about  110 horses in this Battalion now and  Mrs. Babtist and children, who have  spent the winter here, are leaving  shortly for Fort Saskatchewan, Alta.  The soft weather has caused a number of the woods crew to quit work  and seek a climate with less snow.  Hoboes are quite numerous.  The lath mill was silent on Saturday.  Messrs. Smith and Midford were at  Alice Siding for a hard times dance  and the week end.  A car af timothy hay was unloaded  at the Canyon the early part of the  week.  Con. Hall has sold his winter's cut of  cordwood to the several families at the  mill.  Mr. J. Blair of Kelowena, B.C., is  here for a few days' visit with his  brother, Campbell Blair. ���������'���������'.  Charles Wright of  Kuskanook Dead  Word arrived this week that Harry  Weatherburn had enlisted with a  Highland regiment at Edmonton, and  expects to go overseas in a few  ���������""���������or-ths.  Miss Wetherell, who has been a  guest of Mr. and Mrs. .1. M. Craigie  for some months, left on Friday for  the coast.  Ivan, the seven year old son of Mr.  and Mi*s. Staples, met with a serious  accident on Tuesday���������while playing  with an axe he cut his foot rather badly, cutting some of the tendons. He  was taken to Creston where Dr. Henderson dressed his injuries.  G. A. Hunt of Kitchener was here  .     . | last weeK looking over  his ranch pro-  George   Hogan   is  in   the  transport;       fcy    The ten acres eleared XVI\\ be  section.   Oa our new classification we '  nave aoout tue wor������u jo������_- at the front.  Not only are we a. fighting unit, but.  also operate at sapping, miningi~bridge  and railroad building, putting tip wire  entanglements, etc. There ave but  three Pioneer battalions, and they are  all in England���������at Hounslow, Winchester and here.  "It would be a treat to see Jimmy  Long iri the army. He is a natural-  born crank and I am afraid the dis-  eipline and routine is liable to get his  goat pretty often.  "I see Russell Leamy quite often,  lie is attached to the 43ru Battalion,  which is abont half a mile from here,  lie expects to get back to the front  before long. He is iu the 16bh, with  .lack Smith and Irwin Simmons.  "Of our little bunch tliere are four  at the front. Billy Hall and the  Butterfield boys are in the 31st and  Frank May in the 10th, Jack Johnson  is in the Army Service Corps, I think,  though I am not sure, as I have not  heard of.bim for two months.  "I am sending you by this mail some  military souvenirs in the shape of a  few cushion tops. The little poem on  the khaki one should hit home to a  few in Creston. It is being used to  good effect here. There seems to be  no gotting away from that  "How will you fare, sonny,  how  will  you fare,  In the far-off winter night.  When you sit by the fire in an  old  man's cluiir  And   your neighbors   talk  of tiie  fight?  Will you slink away as it were from a  blow���������  Your old head shamed and bout ?  Or say, "1 was not with tho first to go  But I went, thank God, I wont l"  &***���������**������***��������� *_r *������>  Twelve horses were required to haul  the company's snow plough over the  roads after ias.. week's miovvfuli.  Mr. and Mrs. Roy Browell returned  to  tholr home nt Davidson, Rusk., on  Hnndny,   after ..pending three month:!  the guests of Dud Browell.  Geo. Broderick was a visitor on Nun-  day hint to his ranch at Crc-ston.  Recent letter** from other* at the  front hIiow thut at ihe ride range at  Shorncllflfle enmp John Carfra   and   J.  \xj. Wood were among the  very  best,  , ,t  ...  The rain and wol't weather of the  pant few daya hamper* lhe npeiatiom.  of the eompany wiiiiiIn crew. They  have enough logs abend to keep th"  mill going neouple of weekH.  sown to cloyer this spring.  Erickson ranchers who still have,  hay on the flats are grtting a move on  these^days to get it hbme before the  spring thaw gets going properly, and  thus avoid the expense of chartering  a C.P.R. steamer to transport it.  Mrs. W. A. Pease and two children  of Alice Siding were Sunday visitors  with Mrs. E. Martin.  Mrs. Oleson, who has been a patient  at Mrs. Leyesque's maternity home for  a couple of weeks, returned to Kitchener on Wednesday.  The mild weather is responsible for  much spring feyer. Greenhouses are  being put in shape and many are getting their plows and implements  ready for an early start, at spring  work,  A snowslide of considerable size  came down the mountain side at Canyon early Tuesday evening, The noise  and rumble could be heard for several  miles and many citizens rushed out  fearing a Zeppelin air raid.  Word has arrived from Rochester,  Minn., stating that Mr. Strples, sr.,  had reached the hospital, and had  stood the long journey fairly well.  The Valley lost one of its pioneers  and a highly respected citizen on February 7th, when Charles Wright of  Kuskanook died, at Chicago, whither  he went about three months ago to  be with his brother, whiie taking  treatment for cancer of the stomach.  The late "Charlie" Wright, as he  was familiarly known to a very wide  circle of friends, was quite an old-  timer in the Valley, having come with  the advent of the Great Northern  Railway to Kuskanook, where he ran  a general store for some time. He  was also in the employ of the C.P.R.  at Kootenay Landieg for several  years, but latterly he has devoted a'l  his time and attention to his Kuskanook ranch on which he was making  a repuataticn as a breeder of thoroughbred Jersey cattle, having brought in  seyeral carloads of* them the past few  years.  He was in 7_th year, and is survived  by three sons, two of whom have  volunteered for overseas service, while  the third is at the old home. His wife  predeceased him some years and his  remains .were laid to rest alongside  those of the partner of his joys and  sorrows at Chicago, the last sad rites  being conducted by the Masonic  Order, of which he was a member of  long standing.  While the passing of Mr. Wright  does not come as a surprise his demise is none the less keenly felt by a  wide circle of acquaintances.    He was  ft   n-onftamavi     _-vff fKu    ttlfl  <_r*Vir_r_l      wtincA  ������-    ^__.-������-w���������.-������ .'*     w*-~        V.U     __���������__.___.. -.,        ..   geniality, enterprise and square dealing made him -friends everywhere.  The dispersion Abf his well-known herd  of Jersey cattle will also be felt with  the ranchers^st.getting n icely started  into dairying.   A..'    "  those who enlisted at Cranbrook got- a  Christmas box from the St. John Am  bulance Society���������socks, candies, cigarettes and chewing gum.  "Teddy Maione wishes to thank the 1  Creston K'P.'s   for   the   tobacco and  other stuff (I don't know just   what it  How the Orange  Grower Won Free  WfXPtj  Ktltu lie: ia j^l/cU-lr-Liti xitj x'txtzxx*.       Jrx..y-  one having more tobacco than he can  smoke, or cigarettees���������well, if Ted  can't handle tnem all, I'll help.  "Talk about fun! Well, just get a  Scotchman doing a fling or reel, and  an Irishman singing.comic songs or  trying to rile another fellow, something with a mouth organ, and all the  boys joining in the chorus, some hut  this. We are living in huts now,  about 44 men in each. But its supper-  time, so I must conclude with kindest  regards to all our friends."  Creston callers this week include  Miss Andestad on Monday, M. Hagen  and Mrs. Duncan on Tuesday and O.  J. Wigen, W. J. Cooper and M. Hagen  on "V-* ednesday.  Wynndel did not have an overwhelming majority at tht band dance  on Monday, Miss Olga Wigen and  Messrs. Monrad Wigen, C. Carlson  and T. and E. Butterfield comprising  the entire turnout.  Few Americans are travelliug a-  broad this year. Cousin Jonathan is  "doing Europe" in quite another  fashion.  In reading the February" number of  Pearson's Magazine we met with an  article by Charles Edward Russell, on  the subject of co-operation, entitled,  " How the Orange Growers Won  Free." In these perplexing days of  the fruit selling industry it will be.  found interesting reading for tin-  Valley ranchers. The article, in part,  reads as follows :  The whole story of oranges in California from bondage to freedom.  lt begins in 1877 when the first ship  ment, a single carload, was made from  Los Angeles. Before that time such  oranges as had been grown in California were for the delectation -of the  natives. It is hard to realize that an  industry nt w so colossal is so young,  but so stands the fact. Up to 1880.  even, if you in tbe East got any  oranges as a rule they were from  Florida or the Mediterranean.  In 1877 the railroads had hardly lie-  gun to tap Southern California; that  was one reason why oranges were not  grown foi* shipment. Another was  the extreme improbability that oranges could be hauled 3,500 miles by  rail and arrive In New York, say, for  anything but the garbage scows.  When shippers demonstrated that this  could be done, orange planting began  in earnest, the great California Seedless got upon the market nnd manipulators began o perceive, that here was  if   it. were   "handled  Although ihis is leap year the   war  news need not make us give  way   to j a   Good Thing-  the jumps. 1 right."  "Teh more men left the Winder- i For the first three or four years the  mere district last week. They will} growers made money. "Handled  join the 182nd Regiment for overseas right" of course meant that the money  service.    Of the   number    is    James   should be made  by the manipulators.  54th Men Happy  Bramshott Camp  Sirdar  Mrs. Loiu-by and Mrs. Dennes were  Creston visitors yesterday.  Postmaster Rogers is putting in  considerable overtime in spots this  month. For instance, it was 2.80 a.m.  last Friday boforo 5151 came in.  Sirdar mourns the death of Charles  Wright, news of whom* death at Chicago on the 7th reached hen Tuesday.  He was 74 years of age.     The remains  were interred in Chicago.  At. a well attended meeting of the  local Conservatives on Monday night  the Sirdar Conservative Association  was re-organized for 1010 with the  following officers:  President    W. McCnbe  Vico-ProHident���������John McDermid  Secy.-TreaH.--W. l>. Tuobey  Executive ��������� R. Dennes,  H. Bysouth,  Iii.   Good,  II.  Brownrigg,  Tony   Piih-  HCOUttH.  During the evening a stirring address on provincial Ihsuch wiih delivered by T. D.Caven, M.P.P., Cranbrook.  From now until polling day the iih-  (.oriation will be active on organ i'/a-  tion work and given a CreHton Valley  candidate a large CoiiHrrvatii'e vole in  HHHiired. A i'iimvuhh of the hIInation  idiowed it decided preference for It. .1.  I.oni/ jim Htimdiiid bearer.  A letter from Pte. A.  Biddulph,   in  his hurry he forgot  to   date,   arrived  from Brainshott Camp, Liphook, England, on Friday last.    He states that  all the Creston   men   with   the   54th  Battalion are in great   shape,   but  he  has no inkling of when they are liable  to move oyer to the fighting in France.  Art says the regiment crow,   which  is his special charge, can  talk   almost  as good as any parrot.    So far it   has  not   added  any   bad   lanuage ti   its  vocabulary but   he   fears   the   worst  with so much Irish   and Scotch   (not  whiskey) in the hut and Bobby Burns  night so close at hand.    Part  of  his  letter follows:  "You will, no doubt, be wondering  what has happened to tho Creston recruits since we left Vernon. Well we  are now in England, and we know, it;  this old stunt of walking around in  about six inches of mud doesn't agree  with most of the boys; still the last  week has been protty fine and as the  days axe beginning to lengthen we are  beginning to liven up like the bear���������  just a little touch of sorehead, but  improving.  "I see by Tub Rkvifw that Creston  Valley   has done   immense   for   the  Patriotic Fund, and It will all be needed before very long.    If you  could see  the wounded men coming in from the  front you would be   indeed   sorry.    I  was up to my home (own in Cheshire  ut Christmas, and it seemed as though  every boy whom I  had   known   that  could  pass   the   medical   officer   hud  gone.   Tn every home there was the  vacant���������these things make you realize  what a war thin is.    What must  it be  like iu   Fr^ii-re,   IMj.;lu'_._,   fYi vi..   _."..d  Montenegro,   Canada- Is surely   doing  great, but   hardly   In   proportion   to  these other countries.    AU the same  there are shirkers ovor here; men who  stay at home to take advantage of the  scarcity of labor, or clue to help put up  the price of living, and take  all   they  can from people already burdened too  heavily.  "But you will be tluii-v.iiK ( am indeed t'oreheaded if I keep on like that,  mo I'll change, most of the  boys are in  Butterfield of Wilmer, the eldest son>  of 1$; Bhttei-fteld.at; -present- residing  at Wynndel, near Creston. This  father has the distinction of seeing  five sons and a son-in-law join the  ranks, also Godfrey Vigne, a son by  adoption. James, prior to coming to  Canada, some five years ago, was correspondent in the Balkan states for  The Echo, a London, England, newspaper, residing at Budapest. He is  accompanied by his young brother-in-  laWj James McKay���������Nelson Daily  News.  Another of those always enjoyable  week-end dances will be given at the  clubhouse this Saturday night, February 10th.  AS OTHERS SPEAK OF US  Class to Keddell  Corporal Keddel, of the Morrissey  internment camp, was a distinguished  visitor this week.���������Fernie Free Press.  Doing Its Bit  The Creston Reviisw has just celebrated its eighth birthday. Under the  management of Charles F. Hayes the  Rfvibw has become one of the brightest and newicst weekly papers in the  province and it is doing splendid work  for the district which it serves,���������Nelson Daily News.  Beaux of the Ball  The following members of the 107th  Regiment, Morrissey camp, came (in  for the military ball: E. Keddell,  Geo. Mead, Alf. Palmer, Wm. Nelson,  Arthur Mott, Frank Staples, Neil Connor, Corporal Ciiilagham, Corpoial  Oughton and Sergeant Minton���������-Pernio Free Press.  celebrated its  week.    Since  Improves with Age  The Creston Tlisviuw  eighth birthday last  taking hoiil two years ago i'.difoi*  Tlayen has put a. rare amount of life  and punch Into the Rkvikw. Then-  are few papers that deliver more  news and editorial spice to the square  inch than doew the It Kvnav--Grand  Forks Gazette.  4\,\t     of **n    IIIIMtllll'I'M    of     llll'     Vl'l'ltllll  fire brigade 11 have now volunteered  for active mil'vice.  At Vernon water   in ho   short   tliat  ! fairly good   health,   except for  colds, | the city shuln oIV the Miipply coinplete-  i etc.,    though    nothing     MeriouH.     All ' iy lor a lew nom-*every nay.  ���������By 1885' the shipments had    risen to  jL^v/i/vr t->cniit'auoi   C4.ii    tiouuiiioii **���������*&   *���������***-** -o^vo*  for eight years to show. So truly had  the business been "handled right" that  not a grower was making a cent, The  manipulators had come down like  wolves on the fold and hardly did a  thing to the business and the fatness  thereof.  The ranchers (Califoriiian foi* farmers) produced   the   .oranges and   t lie  manipulators   came   around   to    buy  them.    There was a  kind   of  Manipulators' Union; there always is. Nothing  seems to bring men together like  the  chance of copping off a   Good   Thing.  The Union or  Combination  operated  so much like a Chamber of  Commerce  you eould hardly  tell  the  ditVerence.  All of the  members  worked   together  with enthusiasm to skin   the grower  and make a good job,  and as Huckleberry   Finn    says,   "they   done    it."  Their   buyers   went   from   ranch   to  ranch  commenting disparagingly  on  the fruit and describing the low   state  of the market until it seemed  that il*  the  grower got  anything   at all  for  what he  had   to  offer it  would lie  a  special dispensation of Proyidence  iu  his favor.  If he would not fall for this sort of  thing, he might sometimes keep his  fruit until a second buyer appeared,  whom he universally found to be  worse than the firiit. Or maybe he  hauled it to the nearest purchasing  warehouse (Answerable to a North  Dakota line elevator) and _old it there  for what ho could get for it���������subject,  of course, to underweighing and other  gouges, ns wheat is.  About this time the institution be-  came ho had tiiat the whole industry  was threatened with destruction.  Some growers began to cutdown their  groves and to go in for other crops.    It  *... ....i   ...   .... .1...,:, ,i  \i,..x   t\.\.   {*..,.<   ;...  dicatcd on the|partof the manipulator--'  a certain crndenesH of method. They  had overplayed the true game and today    would    viiiUUl li'...   1)0,   couUellllli'it  by utmost any i-ouuniHsion house in  thi- wheat bnisinesN, for instance. The  true game is to get the greatest pari  of the results of the producer'.- toil,  but still keep him at work.  At the  clone  of   the season   of  IKKt  many of the  orange groweiH   looked  viiiii mI i-iiiirlil   in  I ln> fi.e_������.      I ������n���������/���������/li>< 1    liv  the first- brilliant huccchiics in the  oiaii^e i_> I.I, lliryh.ul inuiiinl iti-hi.-.  t.o   enter It.    Now   they   found   they  Uel<-   ..tiding    o|,i|ig<-N     at    n     Ion-.,     il I It I  |������ oniinueil on i'iiki- .������  IM_____"l'!'l'l''__l'*'"'llW|l'^  MmmmmMVM * SOTS BE VIEW,. CB3EST0N, !B. a1  J_s������������8__i  .# __s>  *���������___������  et  _f?E49  Bovril used in the Kitchen means dollars saved in  the Bank.  It makes iioiuislur.ee hot dishes out of cold food  ���������which would not otherwise be eaten. But see that  you get the real thing-. If it is not in the Bovril  bottle it is not Bovril.     Arid it must be Bovril.  German Soldiers Depressed;  Huns   Now   Realize   That   They   Are  Engaged in a Hopeless  Struggl-  ln   the  Ypres  district,   the  tier man  soldier is  in  a  state  ot deep depression.    There are many  signs*..    .Little  bodies     of     deserters"   havo   become  much  more frequent.    The saying in  LK������U  4*  ������4  c w a  MliU.ei  ������tf  t% Low Death Rate Results In Largs Profits  War claims loss than 3% of surplus  M FYm -tun ������ m imuMwi- rn  -Head Offico���������Toronto  N.B.���������Write for Memo Book and Circular.       . e  _ weather and lea mil state ot" some  jot' the tivn-ehes are in part the euuse  jet' this, but the real reason is the .-.up-  l ply  of artillery  and   munition...  The   (.erni'in   Is   now   obviois.-dy   beginning  to  feel   that   the   habitue  has  and   iiis   inferiority   is likely  11     is   not   well  to  on a few deser-  G&zZrW\  ehungeu  to    be permanent  lay over much stivss  <-oinVssioi!s  oi deserters,  lisence   of oftVnslv ���������  the  at  Leave  Your  Worries  on the   Train  When business oi pleasure takes; you to .-_ large city, you are much concerned about con-  venience and comfort. You can enjoy both at the Walker House. "Toronto's Famous Hotel."  Thernanjgement haye for >;ears been making * careiul study o! the needs ot th������ Travelling  Public. -LvciyLhtiig. i'n&i uiiiices for Comt'ort, Safety and Convenience is our policy. Convenience  ii a natural asset owing to the splendid location, a minute's walk trom the Union Station and  within the heart of the city's business "activities. Comfort is assured by u. large and perfectly  trained stall <_>:'employees ; and a detached brick structure open on all sides with every modern  convenience installed stands for snfety. The rates are very reasonable. Give your baggage  checks to the Walker House porter, he will meet you at the train. Kates���������$2.50 p_>r day' up,  Aicetican Plan: SI.00 per day up, European Plan.  *T*T&S������?  _ ��������� ������____.  ������ if m,i   ___f ������  VV--������___-.*"_I  :n  rave*. 5SCT  Geo.   Wright  &  ���������; ������oi.i'.  t<.  Sfiack CsrroSt, Proprietors  y.norl*.  West o rnt-_'._ .  turns or int  or even on  movements.  Hut it  remains lhat. a wave of d  is  over mfuiy  German.,  of one Avido and ituport-  i.-Uri.-t. and our men  were never  elu-erful,  iu  spite  of snow  and  and   rot tins*; sandbags  depression  the  trenehos  ant i  mon  slush  ami  cold  ���������ep  in  and I'rei'iuent  landslips.  Stoic   a   Telegraph    Pole  A privi-ii in :ze -.'nd C.-.wtvi*-!  li\^h\n:xd^~< giv--.-.< an auii_#iu;; ev  a_up!e of rh-y- .yo!*:?;; ���������.������: our n-t-r> a*  cho  front:.     He  write--?:  "Il was in tlu5- :reaches ixi F:*a*.*���������_���������-.���������.  and tiie wood :'or ke-piag ilto _*���������.-��������� :���������;  "A*a-_ running short. :'*'_:_ the --.en  didn't, know what to do. when n.-.x Inverness ehiip came to the rei-e::<- and  tisked 'he eitt.'iain'-j p--?r___i__.^_o*i to  take down a telegraph pole from The  back ot our treaeh. The capt air*, suid  lie couldn't, but in a joke he said  *Vou can take dowu that oae.' poiut-  iug to cne in front ol the German  parapet. little Thinking the ma:*.  would venture out. That same night,  armed    with    a.   xifle      and   Japanese  rv_.  !���������< *-H_o._     ������~H.f\4-c  A?*V-5rv   UCti3  Blr*  ���������U.   if  Me:  i&  saw, three oi  oov*  *er_  returned     untouched witii.  We.   wondered     what the  thought next morning when  th.*-  pole  was  gone."  out and  the pole.  Germans  thev   -1-iW  Knee Joint Stiff Three Years  CURED BYNERVILINE  Anyone would marvel at my recovery,   writes   Mr.     Leon.ml   I_.0T.ham,   a  young   man   well   known  about   Chatham.    I  had   inherited     a   rheumatic  tendency   through   my   mother's   farm  ,ily.   and   in   my   early   days   suffered  frightfully.     About   three   years   ago  the  pain and  stiffness  settled  in  my  left knee joint.    I was lame and wafted   with  a  very distinct limp.  Nerviline  was  brought to my notice and I  rubbed it into the stiff joint four or  live  times a  day.    Jt  dispelled  every  vestige of pain, rcuiuoed tho swelling,  tonic our the stiffness and gaye me the  full use of my limb again.    I don't believe there is a pain-relieving remedy,  uot  a  single   liniment   that  can. compare   with   Nerviline.     1   hope   every  person     with   pains,   with  sore  back,  with   lameness,   with   lumbago,   with  neuralgia���������I do hope they will try out  NTerviline  whieh   1  am   convinced  will  quickly and permanently cure them."  It   Nerviline     wasn't " a   wonder I'm  painless   remedy,   if   Nerviline   didn't  quickly    relieve,    if Nerviline wasn't  known to be a grand cure l'or all rheumatic   conditions,   it   wouldn't,   have  been so largely used as a family remedy for the part forty years. No better* stronger, or    more soothing  liniment   made.    Get   the  large  50_   family  :.i/e   bottle:   small   trial  size   -.'.-><.���������;  rold   by any dealer, anywhere.  German   Aviators   Freeze   to  Death   in  the  Clouds  Owing to the intense cold, German  air   scouts   are   becoming  less   active  in Russia.  Thanks to the bitterness of the  weather, one Albatross machine was  captured by the Russians absolutely  intact. It was observed over the  Russian lines, and was allowed to ������?et  well to the rear before a RussFan  flotilla ot" aeroplanes mounted and  cut off its retreat, and concurrently  the artillery became busy.  The   Albatross   soared* to  altitudes  where   the   cold   must   have   reached  minus 31. or C>3 deg.'of frost, Fahrenheit.    Soon it was seen to be circling  aimlessly, and filially it made a good  | descent,   quite   normally,     into   some  ; marshes   behind  th������ Russian  lines.  ;     After a couple of hours' search the  machine   was   discovered.     The   pilot  : and observer were both dead in their  : seats,  and  the machine   was   in   perfect    condition.    The    men   undoubt-  ' ediy   peris-he-c!     tliroug  ; cold    aggravated    hy  [ through  the air.  it is probable that the last con-  * scious act of the pilot was to plane  : down, that his and his companion's  : arms being frozen, they were unable  | to loosen, the straps which bound  j them to their seats, and that heart  failure from cold brought death.  Muscular Rheumatism Subdued.��������� j  When one is a sufferer from muscular j  rheumatism he cannot do better than j  to have the region rubbed with Dr. i.  Thomas' Eclectric Oil. Tliere is no oil j  that so speedily shows effect in subdu- }  ing pain. Let the rubbing be brisk anl j  continue until ease is secured. There j  is more virtue in a bottle of il than ���������  cau  be   fully estimated.  For   signalling   between   aeroplanes  there has been invented apparatus for  blowing fine black dust from a reser-  the exhaust from the motors  a. wav a .  to form  dots  aud  von* uy  in such  dashe-s.  i   R^ _������__-<&.-"-_>.���������   iri������is^L_i_ej_i.  ~\3   Brimful of sustenance  When  a factory  recently w  in  Maryland, the    ventilation  pipes   were   placed     inside   the  forced concrete supportin  s built  system  rein-  columns.  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  Oswald���������My love for you is like the  deep blue sea.  Clarissa���������And I take it with the  corresponding amount of salt.  First Recruit���������What do you thins  of the Major, Bill?  Second Recruit���������He's a changeable  Icind o' bloke. Last night I says to  'im: "'Oo goes there?" An' he says:  ���������'Friend " An' today 'e'ardly knows  me.  The money spent on liquor in Cai>  ada would equip and maintain aa  army of one hundred thousand mes.  And yet, for a selfish indulgence that  does no good to anybody, this sum is  squandered at a time when Canada  has the greatest struggle in lier history on her liands.���������Vancouver World.  the  rapid  motion  Nearly all children are subject to  worms, and many aro born with  theni. Spare them suffering by using  Mother  Graves'  Worm   Exterminator,  e best remedy of the kind that can  be had.  Sonic London East End girls  (matchbox makers) were taken 'down  to Surrey to spend a summer day in  a beautiful house and a garden iu a  lovely part of the country. When  their hostess was wishing them  good-bye she said she had much enjoyed their visit, and one guest replied cheerfully:  'T expect we have cheered you up a  bit; it must be deadly dull down  here."  The Good Roads Congress  The   announcement   that   tho  Canadian     and.    International  Road.   Congress is to be held in  niunth.s is of sptcial interest to  third  Good  a few  Mont  r-Til. not -"iily l.n--;ii:-.- t!-<-> meeting.-'  ���������AV" to be held in this city, but. because  ilii.--' is said to be the focus of all the  ivcr.-i roads in tiie Dominion. Tho two  iii.'j i is and delegates from Canada.  America and Engknid who hare signified their intention of attending wiii  'lav" object losfonw in the hit tor  ptngry,; of ilieir journey here tliat:  should give a. decided fillip to Thoir  .Mf-'eiisstori.-'. ��������� -Alonl real   News,  Minard's  Liniment   Co.,   Limited.  Gentlemen,���������Theodore Dorais, a  customer of mine, was completely  cured of rheumatism after live years  of suffering, by the. judicious use of  MLYARD'S   LINIMENT.  Tho abovo facts can bo verified  hy writing to him, to tho Parish  TM'hsr or anv of his neighbors.  A.  COTIO,  IUo.ehant.  St. Isidore, Que., \2 May, '!)S.  Dobhe���������A frlond OL' mine who  mnlcnfi moving pictures bumped up  agnliw-t his llrn'1. failure hint week.  I)obbs~-IIow  wjih   that?  Dobbo���������Ho tried to mako a moving  picture of two old mcu playing a  gnuie of ehe.su In a village Htorc.  it*T , _���������     '-'��������� "' ���������'���������       -' '���������'''-     ���������'���������   'l'-'--'       '-��������� -  '   Atifti\\  feKI-D^N-'F^*^  KmSmlm ������* imfmWmt^ktms^  Vt.  N.  U.   .OBIS  Pillo That Have Benefitted Thousands.���������Known far and near as a sure,  remedy In Ihe treat merit of irifllfres-  tion ajul all derangements of the  atoniiieh, liver and kidneys, Partm*-  lee'ti Vegi.l.tible Pllht have brought  relief to thonnanda when other Mpeel-  (l-"-< lisive t'ufb'd inni.. .ini-MTibV ���������r,.'t!-  nioniuls can be produced to establisd)  the (ruth of (hits n...-.ei'|.hin Once tried  Ihey will he found HUjierlor to all  nl her pill;; in the treatment, of the air-  nienti.  I'or which Ihey are prescribed.  Women everywhere arc  praising this great food  cure, because it lifts theni  out of this terrible nor-  voiiSv irritable condition,  mid by its reconstructive  influence enables the  bodily organs fo properly  perform their natural  functions.  Far more "women than men suffer f.om nervous  disorders. And little wonder, when, you come io  think of the thousand causes of worry and anxiety  which come daily to the woman in the home.  Particularly to those who are nervously energetic the many demands of society, the numberless  details of home life, and the exacting* attention  required hy the children, sooner or later wear on  tho nervous system.  You hegin to worry, and worry upsets tho  The more m-itahle the nerves become the  more you worry. And thus is formed a vicious  circle, and thero is no end to your troubles. Since  the nervous system holds in control all the functions of the body thero soon arises a thousand  little ills to make life a ���������burden.  Nervous headaches, spells of indigestion, irritable temper and attacks of the blues tend to make  you feel miserable. You canuot rest by day or  sleep at nights, and what reserve forco you havo  rapidly disappears.  It may not be convenient for you to get. away  for a change and a rest, but there is within your  reach Dr. Obase's Nerve Food, and there never  was found u ncrvo rcstortttive which could be coin-  pared to it.  Use Dr. Chase's Nerve Food voffuhuly and you  will soon be able to take a cheerful viow of life,  enjoy your daily work and forget to worry. For  ivilh good health comes now energy and sJrciJ-gth,  new hope and courage,  happiness and success.  n bo.v, nil dealers, or lMlman.sou, Itatcf* & Co., lad., Toronto.  ������M_w_.JW������*i*w^il*njilK*_*������"4_^^ J  One of lb,- family of a New Kng-  l.uiil colic;.",!' |e||.'i nl ;i, frenhiiian who  wii'i n.iKed by oiii- of tho pnil'iitrui'.i  whether be hnd proved a rei'tiim proposition   In   Kin-lid  "Well,   .;lr."     wild     lhe     freshman, |  " 'pr.i'.V'!'   li   ii   riilher   .dronr   word���������"  1  h.tve iviitli-red It  bur  I   will  !,:iy  thnt  hhdlly   pi'ohjiblo."  Dr. Ch-WO-a Ileclr-'f Hook* 1,000 selected roclpew, sent froo, If y������u mention U������l������ pAtf������r.  mm  ������������������'" ������������������   bwwwS A.  {TELE BEVXBWa CKESTON. B. ���������*  F ACR  IL Lil  ONLY A FRACTION OF TILLABLE LAND CULTIVATED  tr*-.. :. . t. _ .  ovwaotv  Three Hundred and   Twenty-Five  Millions  of Acres  o������  Land  Canada, and There are Only  Fifty-Four Million Acres Under Cultivation  lands, has :.,000,000 acres occupied and  one-third  of this  actually  under  cultivation.  To recapitulate then,    the Maritime  For IH'teen years before the war  came in 11*14 io disorganize the civilized world Canada had been going  througli an era of prosperity and development, which,    had  been  equalled  only once and never surpassed in the   twentieths   of  Provinces are  cultivating only  their   available  Doing Splendid Work !  For Returned Troops!  The  Work_ of the Canadian   Patriotic  Fund and the Soldiers-  Commission  The establishment of the Soldiers*  Aid Commission for Ontario, of which,  the secretary is Mr. C. N. Cochrane,  .parliament buildings, Toronto, is the  first result of the report recently issued by ihe hospitals commission,  and the forerunner of others.  The care of the soldiar who has returned to Canada, mutilated or weakened as a result of active service, is  the prime duty of Canadians. For  some months the Canadian Patriotic  Fund has been endeavoring to ensure  that the men already back from Eu-r-  history of< the settlement of new countries. In the ten or fifteen years im-  mcdialelv preceding the construction  of the Canadian Pacific Railway, the  middle west and the Pacific slope in  the United States filled up and developed with hitherto unheard of rapidity. That record, up to then unequalled was seriously challenged by  this country a quarter of a century  later. For years we saw the packed  liners swinging into their docks in an  BtnendiD^ line and great trains leav- port  ing by the scores and hundreds car-  lying asw Canadians to new Canadian nomes.  To cantrol and direct this mighty  stream v>������ were forced to create and  set up much machinery. How well it  did its work the tens of thousands of  acres of rich wheat lands of Western  Canada, only yesterday virgin prairie,  the Wfcwl built, prosperous towns in  what were only a decade ago desert  places, bear ample witness.  Then came the great upheaval, the  dawn of chaos over a horror stricken  world and.the damming up, for tne  time being, of the stream of new life  and new blood from across the ocean  io our land.  Those years of rapid settlement  were marvellous, but, after all, how  really small a part of our country is  even yet under tribute to the basic  industry of Canada, agriculture. Figures are often dull enough, but in  this case ihey are graphic. Those  given here are necessarily only approximate and given in round numbers, but they are the latest available,  based on the last census and form a  reliable source, says the Montreal  Star. To take our own* province,  Quebec, we are estimated to have  40,000,000 acres of land suitable for  agriculture. After a century and a  half only 16,000,000 acres of it are  occupied and only one-half of this is  under cultivation, or one-fifth of the  total. The Maritime provinces have  L'0,000,000 acres suitable for agriculture and 11,000,000 acres of it is under cultivation.    Ontario has  50,000,-  000 acres of agricultural land, has  23,000,000 of it occupied and 14,000,-  000 acres of it cultivated. Manitoba  has 40,000,000 acres of farm land and  raises crops on a quarter of it. Saskatchewan has 68,000,000 acres ot  land for farming, her settlers have  taken Up 30,000,000, and have .14,000,-  000 acres under cultivation. Alberta,  with the biggest agricultural area in  Canada, 82,000,000 acres, has assigned only 20,000,000 acres, and of. this  onlv 4,000.000 is under cultivation.  Last of all, British Columbia, with  1.5,000,000   acres   of   farm     and   fruit  Quebec one-fifth, Ontario a little over  a third, Manitoba one-quarter, Saskatchewan a trilie over a'fifth,  less than one-twentieth, and Britisn  Columbia one-twenty-fifth. We have  got, all told, 325,000,000 acres of _feand  suitable for agriculture in Canada,  and we have under cultivation only  54,000,000 acres, or, roughly, one-sixth  of it. Is there anyone who will dare  to estimate the wealth this land will  produce, the population it will sup-  when it is all taken up. all yielding the reward it is capable of yielding for labor bestowed?  For the moment immigration from  across the ocean is almost at a standstill, and rightly so. Canada would  not at this time draw one man from  the firing line to increase her material prosperity. These men, like our  own boys, who have for  with them on the fields of Flanders or  elsewhere, wherever the world war is  being waged, are fighting our battles  for us, spending themselves for the  salvation and welfare of Canada just  ���������s the Indian fighters and the pioneers  of old  spent themselves.   They    are  three-  ops  should   suffer    no    want.    This  land,   work, has boen voluntarily undertaken  by local committees    of the fund, al-  .    though in most instances their time is  Alberta t fully occupied with the task of malc-  ' ing provision for the families of soldiers.  Each soldier is interviewed at Quebec by a representative of the fund,  and a confidential report sent by the  latter to the patriotic committee ol  the town to which the soldier is going. This serves the two fold purpose  of protecting- the fund against the  greedy or unscrupulous and of givinc  the local committee information that  is helpful in finding employment for  the deserving. Not every man wUo returns to Canada wearing his majesty's uniform is included in the latter  iUCMUhTiM (W vnmm army  FRENCH  FORCES ARE A MARVEL OF EFFICIENCY"  Famous   War   Correspondent Tells of Actual Experiences in the  Field,   and  says that the French Army has Every Detail  nged with the Utmost Care  mjx  Fi'i  Arran  It is a splendid tribute which E.  Alexander Powell, the famous war  correspondent, pays to the valor and  of   the   French   armies   in  efficiency  the field.  "We have heard a lot," he  said in an interview, "of the efficiency and organization of the Ger-  j mans. In my opinion, the French are  ! now equally efficient. That is a sub-  i ject on which 1 think I am competent  to speak, for I watched the P'rench  army grow, so to speak. I have seen  it from the Marne to Champagne,  which I left but recently. In some  respects, indeed, I think the French  army superior. The Germans have  efficiency but the French have enic-  iency plus the human element, and  that counts for a great deal. If a  French battalion loses its commanding officer, it is not disorganized.  Every man knows his work, and, if  necessary, is able to act independent  category, hut the great majority have j ly.    That is a factor which the Ger  tie paths toward our  those of  them so to proof    the    future  the part of  making straight  future, and it i-  us who cannot join  vide   that   that  part  which lies within our power to regulate shall be worthy of their sublime  sacrifice,   when   they come   to   us   in  their   thousands,   as   come   they   will  when the war is over.  We have the land and the infinite  possibilities that arise from it. But  let us not be content with a self satisfied contemplation of mere possibilities. Un tilled acres and undeveloped resources profit nobody. We  have had a machine for the direction  of immigration flowing into this  country, i-nrt. as it stands, it will be of  little enough use to us when the  crisis comes. We will need a far bigger and far more efficient equipment  than we have ever had if we are to  handle the flood of new population  that we can direct to our shores after  the war is over. It can be made to  break all re-cords aud put all precedents to the blush. There will be \.o  use in our attempting to handle it  with inadequate equipment. We  have, for the moment, leisure in  which either to enlarge our present  facilities for the handling of immigration or to create new ones. When  the war is over and the rush is upon  us it wild be too late. Failure to provide now for our certain needs will  be disastrous.  This is our opportunity, golden in  more senses than one. Shall we grasp  it, or shall we fail?  aone their duty in the fullest degree  To the latter it has been the privilege  gathered ' of the fund to present a small badge  bearing the words, "For service at the  Front." The men who are wearing  these badges are the worthiest citizens that '.ve can acknowledge. Like  charity, that badge should be allowed  to cover a multitude of sins.  The work that the Canadian Patriotic Fund can do for returned soldiers, however, is limited by Act of  Parliament, and' it has been specifically enacted that no assistance can  he given by the fund to "any person  who is in receipt of any gratuity, pension or allowance paid by his majesty  or by any foreign, government in consequence of incapacity or death occurring of incapacity or death oc-  account and largely because the pensions and gratuities paid to incapacitated men are oft-times admittedly in-  mans do not- possess."  Speaking of the German bombardment and occupation of Antwerp, Mr.  Powell related how the Teuton wave  swept over what was apparently an  empty city. "At the first word of  the German approach," he said, "the  people fled to the cellars. When the  Germans came marching through the  streets, there was not a soul tc be  seen. I believe that my photographer and I, standing on the balcony of  the American consulate, were the  only spectators. I suppose the Germans expected to see a great demonstration. One would have thought that  the principal streets would have been  crowded with sightseers. There Mas  no one. Every window was boarded  up. Every doorway was closed.  There was not a piece of bunting.  There was not. even a stray dog on  the   streets.     The   Germans   marched  adequate, it    has    been necessary to j down the magnificent thoroughfare of  establish a hospitals commission and j the main  street,  and  that  was  their  iM-i/i    ^..__,.oi<_    "<������������������ rec.eption   in   Antwerp.     I   think   my  disablement fund. The officials of  the latter, in their report to the federal governm nt, recommended  among ether measures, that provincial commissions be formed for the  purpose of supplementing these pensions either by monetary grants or by  free training in various trades. The  Soldiers' Aid Commission of Ontario,  as we have said above, is the first  i step in this direction. Already it has  announced its intei.tion of mobilizing'  the manufacturers of Ontario and we  do not doubt that the process will be  facilitated by the manufacturers  themselves. Others* also will b_ asked  to lend their aid in discharging a  great national duty and there is every  prospect that in Canada at least the  traditional tragedy of the re turned  soldier will have no place.  Blind Get Uncensored News  Miss Helen Keller Says Censors Cannot Read Braille Shorthand  Miss Helen Keller and other blind  persons in the United States are obtaining uncensored news from the  capitals of belligerent nations. These  newspapers are published for the  blind in London, Paris, Berlin and  Vienna, according to Miss Kellt-r.  They aro not censored, she says, because they are printed in shorthand  Jlraille, a* point type used for the  blind, which the censure are unable  to read.  Through the medium of these  journals in the Bralllo system what  is probably the most authoritative  article on Germany's lack of food  has reached this country. For the  lirflt timo It is revealed lhat ovory  man, woman and child In Germany  is living on si on der rations, doled out  by weight, determined on after a conference of chemists, scientists and  physicians   in   Mori in.  Tho journal which brings tho Inform at I on is Do. None Zoit, or the  New Time, a Socialist publication for  the blind, issued  in Merlin.  "Th-'Hi'i unccMiKorcd accounts of conditions In tho warring countries tell  mo tho true .'.'.itiniont among tho  working people and tho intolerable  con tilt ions that surrountP' them,"  said .Viisu Keller. "Their hearts aro  almost, at ihe breaking poinl."  Mib-A Keller mado thin explanation  concern In ti,' the war diseloHed in n  Hpeech pin: made recently on preparedness  Life Insurance Figuros  lt is ovUininred that ahout one pur-  son In four of tho entire population  oi' die 1"nlted States and Canada car-  jjc,'. ..IV ...o'Ji'.UH'f. ohtuy carry more  than ono policy, no that tho entire  nuiiibi r oi po'hl.-.s lucre;...u in number and in anion..;. much more rapidly  than lio^H i 1k> population, for about  two and a half million policies are  lidded each year, and the increase In  amount would double thn totul In less  than ten years. Tho security of thin  Mint business Im in the as.'-iot;. of lho  <oiiipjmint concerned,  ,. , ;,,...��������� {'.-:? I5*,*f' ,; ;j J  hon.;  of  dollars.     Thin  ������.i"   liimli-VI1   t'������riV<  Britain a Distributor  Increase in Outshipments Due to Certain Enemy Ports Being Closed  The increase in exports of tobacco,  resin and petroleum from Britain has  subjected the British government to  considerable criticism on the ground  that, the government, while stopping  neutral shipments, is permitting its  own shippers to increase their exports. Official criclos, while not  denying the accuracy of the figures,  declare tho condition due to a change  in ports of distribution instead of any  favoritism on tha pait of the Briti-h  blockade.  French resin in normal times, it  is pointed out, reached the continent  generally througli Hamburg and  Antwerp, and with both these ports  closed Britain has become a transshipment place. Besides shipping  enormous quantities of tobacco to  her troops abroad, it is also pointed  out. Great Britain has now become a  distributing centre for milch of the  Chinese, Greek, Egyptian and Rhodesia n tobacco which formerly was  handled by continental ports.  American oil compunies have imported enormous quantities of petroleum Into Britain, whero It It* stored  preparatory for shipment, to tho continent when it i.s wanted I hero. Gj'eat  Britain also servos as a alorehoiiHo  for much petroleum purchased for  tho use of allied government:!, for  whom }:'ho acta mi a distributor.  Cresceus now Figures in War  Famous  sians  "rotting  to  R us-  Sent  Horse Sold  Said to  Have Been  to the Front  Reports that have reached George  Ketcham, Toledo, former owner, trainer and driver of the lion hearted trotter, Cresceus, 2.02'/i, state that the  former great trotting stallion is boing  used fcr war service in Russia.  Cresceus was the talk of the harness world for several seasons when  his terrific speed and wonderful  gameness mado him a horse admired  by tha entire horse fraternity, and an'  equine whose name became a household word in eveiy family where tho  light harness sports was the favorite  pastime.  But l'amn is fleeting. Even when  tho horse reached a fairly old age he  was wanted badly by a Russian horseman, and George Ketcham parted  with him for a consideration said to  be $25,000. Crcsc-iuis, it is said, did  not please the Russians as well as  ihey expected, and therefore it la not  surprising to hear that the great  horsr.   has   been  sort  to  the  front.  amounting  to  ��������� i  i|...Ii j<���������_   iii_-  i.i   a   triumph  tlti.V.-i   "i  flowers   will   l.o<-|.   fi\-.ih   many  Iiui." hifiii.s  be  inserted   in u  ,-.l������* f.X..,r,:i. .1 ...I     .-....-  Canada's    Shell   industry   Permanent  Steps to Jnmiro the permanency of  tho extensive; shell industry dr-vclr*.tied by tlio war are being taken. During his ritay in Canada, Lionel lllteh-  eiis recommended that such action be  instituted, and it is announced officially thru iho ������pii. lion h..������ l.-*;y. r."  it.iTi'il to the Economic and Develop-  nir'jit Commission, which will report  an lo how best the industry mav he  coniierved. In ������!.������. manufacture of  shells expenditures now In progress  lu Camilla, aggregate about .T,.'100,ooo,-  0(10. The employers arc e.slimated al  aboul 1 ()(.,(.()... Subsidiary iiitlii.'Urles  In refining copper and zinc have been  organized.  Deckles Qn Regiment of Indians  Enthusiasm prevnlls on the Indian  reserves over the decision of General  Hughes to allow tho formation of a  battalion of Indiana for overseas service." Although there aro many Indiana In tho contingents tliat have  gone, tho policy generally has been  to discourage onliatmenr. All over tlio  Dominion, loyal Indians have offered  their service nnd have been refused  and tho Indian department states  that there will not be the slightest  difficulty In rat-sing a full regimen,  anil   there  might  be  a  second.  photographer described the scene perfectly when he remarked to me at  the time: 'You know it reminds me  of a circus which has come to town  a day before it was expected.'  "I spoke a moment ago," Mr.  Powell went on, "of the efficiency ot  the French armies. I do not wish  to be misunderstood in my remarks  about German efficiency. There  seems to be an impression here that  the Germans now in the field are  largely old men from soldiers-  homes or boys from school. That is  not the case. The Germans have a  very formidable army today. A  few weeks ago, I saw 20,000 German  prisoners taken in the Champagne. 1  talked with at least a score of them.  While I saw old men and boys of between eighteen and nineteen years of  age, I should say that fully !*5 per  cent, were men of between twenty  and forty, in tho pink of health.  They were dirty and hungry of  course, but they were first class  fighting men. The German army  is still extramtly efficient and ex- i  tremely formidable. It is no use  hiding that fact."  "In regard to efficiency of the  French armies, were any particularly  striking instances brought to your  notice?"  "Well, take for instance, the organization of tho scene painters. 1  heard while travelling around in  France that the scene painters from  the theatres had been mobilized for  war service. One hears '*o many  strange things in the war zone. But  I found afterwards that the mobilization  was    an  actual fact,    and    had  proved remarkably efficient. Wfaat  the French government has actually done is tbis: It has mobilised  ail the scene painters from the theatres and formed them into battalions.  Instead of painting drop acts for  theatres, they are now painting scenes  to conceal gun positions.  "Suppose, for instance, you wanted to place a battery of guns in  a city square. In the ordinary  course of events, after that battery  had fired <&. few shots, a German  taube would hover above it, locate  its position, flash it by wireless to  the Germans, and in an hour probably tbat battery would be out oZ  action, with all the gunners dead.  Now the scene painters would erect  a contrivance for all the world like  the top of a circus tent over the battery. The canvas would be -painted  to match the remainder of tiie square.  If it. w-ere summer, it might represent a bed of geraniums or rhode-  dendrons, anything which would look  like the rest of the square. The  German airman above would then see  nothing of the guns, lie would see  the canvas, but to him it would look  just like the remainder of the square.  He would think, as a matter of fact,  that he was looking* at the square.  The French gunners would be ua-  Uistgrbed.  "I saw ,a humorous instance of the  efficiency of the  scene painters only  recently.    I    was    motoring along a  road  on  the  French  front,  not  only  within range of the German guns, but  in full    view  of the Germans,    who  were probably not    more    than    two  and a half milgs awajr.    Between the  road    and the    Germans, the French  scene painters had erected a canvas  screen    about twelve feet   high, held  erect   with   bamboo   poles.     On    the  screen   was   painted  a  perfect  representation of an empty road with poplars  growing by the  side.    The  Ger-  j mans   could   sec   th������ canvas through  I their  glass,    and    it  would  seem to  j theni as nothing more than an emp-  i ty road,    useless*, to shell.    Screened  j by the canvas,  thousands  of  French  I soldiers   marched    along,     invisible.  I The   French   had  even  carried  their  j efficiency so far,"  Mr.  Powell added  j laughing,  "as    to  establish  watering  j carts at intervals to keep down the  | dust  thrown up  by the men  on the  j march for fear the    Germans should  J see.  it and  discover they were being  ��������� deceived.  "There is another thing the French  [are  doing  and    I   do   not  think    is  i known here.    An intelligence officer,  j disguised as  a    Belgium    laborer or  i what not will ascend with a French  i aviator. Together, tliey will cross the  (German lines and come down fifteen  I miles  or so    beyond.    The pair will  I agree that the aeroplane shall return  j at a certain hour a few days hence  land  the  aviator  will  return  to    his  I base leaving his companion. The dis-  I guised officer will penetrate tho Ger-  j man lines,    pick up all the informa-  I tion    he can and then fly back with  j it  at    the   appointed   time    to    the  French  lines.    In  an hour or two, a  mass of valuable information will be  in the  hands of  the  French  general  staff.  The Brit ish forces in France now  number well over a million men, Mr.  Powell stated. "The remarkable thing  about it is that, in all this transportation of men, not a singlo life has  been lost," he said. There has never  been anything like it before and it is  to my mind one of the most remarkable things of the war."  mo queen or Norway, King  George'.-: ciMfrr, J.-, the mo:.i ..rnnon.l-  ������.;.i".iy an ii iil ('ueen in Kurope, she  Hpeniln ijil.uOO yearly on hor dre..-!.  Tho Qui"'ti of sptiln In the mo.:! _..,���������  I.nivugantly droHHod Queen. Her ������Jr������..'������i      .a;  ..o-.ut ^i..,".n..' u year.  England Is Proud of AuGtralla  The EngliHh public take i-mieh  pride in, rim manner In which Au.->  .v,-....'. ."'.yy. loan*.'".! of .Ik .. ..".i....,,;..  from GalllpoM. This attitude in summed up hy an An.-'lralliii) jiow.*p*(p<r  as fully portrayed by the words oi  Lincoln's Gettysburg i.pei.|i: "We  highly resolve that these dead shall  not. have died In vain, thai tills nation,  under God, shall have a new birth of  freedom."  Peace and Immigration  Immigration   From   Europe  Will  Need  Careful     Consideration     When  Peace is Declared  In the annual report of tho department of immigration ,J. Ohed Smith,  assistant superintendent of immigration in London, stares that Canadian  agents iu Europe hnvo not encouraged any class of labor to Beck engagements in Canada for some  months past. He states, however,  that tho whole field of emigration from  Europe will need full and oxhau.the  consideration before aim when hostilities eea.-ye, t-te.'.use many conditions  will have changed, Canada wlil have  to meet from Australia and New Zealand tho same competition in the  general emigration neld when peace  js concluded as she has in the past,  and even at present active competition pie.aiiH, nc siates.  In   Mr.  Smith's  report,  also  appear  iiienv.ting ileum to tho effect tliat  jibe two exhibition iiiolor ear.', at the  i London olliee have been '/.ai.-*.* *o <! <-v  I war oil ice for nilitary purposes, and  j that  the   Paris   offices   formerly   used  for cmigratinn purpot'es have been so  damaged  by aerial  bombardment, that  they "have* been   closed  and   Ihe   bal-  n ne'e of  the  til tiff  temporarily   placed  under the control of the general com-  ini_,siom.T   for  Canada  in   lhat  city.  A  Zeppelin  (   ���������"���������������������������oi. oaf.   11  is a  nillllniy  .-���������Inwt ive  a  -!  connected   wit  tint  end   here.  ��������� -I,���������* [,:u,       alio  ImM   .Uvwtl.   v-'O  Jia\<: ilu daily  weapon  oiiroo"!  costly  '!:���������:.!  ;.  and   <  ���������ri  production,  Mien  '    mli  quip  it   for  I       tlio:;;:    uir.mlp:;    doe.  Great,  sheds  lniiht   In  h<if������   (iioooiing   plalit:  Ilc<l   11.^   v. ...    "���������������������������   ���������  leod of b> droiin.  Allien   Can   End   War   In   a  II       C.10,1.Mill      I.IIOIIIll      pill.      lOllll  renin  effort    In   the   eomliic,   year  1.',..   .   ...     ..],->..-\i     v/w-.ll.l     ..llllO   ICllI     I  Year  snp-  and  < im |������-  llienl    for  Germany  puss    of  lier men, li si ems to us that  would   be   broiii'bt   to   the  urgently     seeking   term.",  of  A merle in    1ft>\ !<���������  .  w  . V.  ,r   i ��������� -  ��������� ���������<  A Modest Commander  Whole Fleet Cheered the Hero on  His Return  Remarkable s-cenes wero witnessed  on tho London Stock Exchange when  Lieut.-ComnjaiiUer Bruce, or tho submarine El J, home on leave from the  jj.ardanelles',   was   introduced   to   tho  members.  He  waa  rccogni/.ud   wiu'lo standing  outsldo one of tho entrances of the  "House,"  a nd  was  conducted   to  the  Consols   market,     whura  his   appearance   was   tho   signal   for  a   rousing  .patriotic demonstration.  Cheers  from  (the htrgc gathering of member.-, prt--  I ent could   ho htard  outside, and  tho  I heroic   .uibnwrlno     commander   was  j lionized  In   the   widest  sense  of' Uiu  : xorm.  i    no  ���������������:���������..,  ..-Ti-ci  f0!   ;���������   i.i.e-*vh,  ui.:!,  [standing on   a    chair,  responded  in  the modest way that, they have in tho  [navy.    "Gentlemen," he said,    "1 am  j Very     much   obliged   to    you   for tho  1 ������������������*-*.-v.-'M  "..-fl'-iy....- .,<...]  .-.uc  -Leu ine,  j We havo dono nothing to deaervo It,  ; but it'tj very nice to get. it."  j     .\   member told those  prenent that  , the  "dono  nothing"   to  which   Llmit.-  I Commander  jlrnco   referred  waa  the  I.Miil.lug of thirly-two merchant ship..,  \i\\o liantipoila, one torpedo boat, and  tuie gunboat, jn the courao of a forty-  four days'  criilut) at  the  Dardauoil-r-u.  |     When   Lieut,���������Commander  Jlrm.o  i'*-  ticiieii  i-v..." ii*.. "r.:.r.- ;-.w *���������..;. ....l^i.-  j Isbed to llnd  chut tho wholo fleet wuu  1 ti> on-,   o'xu   liiit'.     em!   at   the  :;d.'::!r^rj;  : orders   I'M   cruised   round   llu.  i.ulir������>  llrlfh-h   and   Froticb   iioc.tfi,   while   Uu>  bands   played   (ho     National   Anthem  : and      "s*ee,     ilii*      r'fl������nim������i>.������     i*������.-.  I voim-i.,'1  and   Uio  bluejacket** cliM-ft-d  *.������   k*.������.   i>'������-..   ui    till;!!    \ OICt'H.  -_Mm,*__-������������������*������������-^  .WWIiMJM-J-lJm^  tmmmWmmmW* s_a___-_  mmm  THE CRESTON REVIEW  -at-  THE CRESTON REVIEW  ^ Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C  Subscription :   $2 a year  in advance ;  $2.50 to United States points.  O. F. Hayes, Owner and Editor.  CRESTON,  B.C., FRIDAY, FEB. 18  Haulage Charges  living in times of worldwide stress  of this sort too readily recalls the  lines "When the devil was sick, the  devil a monk w<uld be;  but  when  citizens will. In seeing to it that  the community, which is,indirectly,  yourself, advances in rightdir eotions  the imoortance of the  board must  the devil got well, devil the  monk not be overlooked,   either   in   your  was he," to be taken too seriously,  situated as is Britain in the present  conflict.  Safety First  Cranbrook is still banging   away  at the creamery problem.    Having,  apparently, lined up a butter maker  who is willing to handle   the   business if factory, equipment   and the  minimum cream supply is provided,  a committee of those  interested   is '  now out solicting funds to    put   in  the plant, while others are   ''feeling  out" the country from Grows Nest  to the Landing as to the cow supply  ���������Dr.  Rutledge vouching for   300  dairy animals in the Creston Valley.  Amongst the data   supplied is a  schedule   of   charges   for   express  shipments   of   cream.    On   cream  going from Creston or other Valley  points, the rates are:    5-gallon can,  35 cents: 8-gallon   can,    40   cents;  10-gaiion can.   50   cents,    with   a  return charge of  5 cents   per   can.  There is no reduction on smaller or  partially-tilled   cans���������that   is    two, ,. . ,  ,. ,, .,, ,      , , ��������� carrving more politics to the square  hve-gallon cans will not be charged ;.     1 -   ^w ^L       n ^    _    A_  at the rate of ons ten-gallon can.  The figures are   timelv    in    that ,   . .  .   . , ���������.       ,    _, ,u       sides   have   their   heavy   artillery  between now ana    tne   time    thev -        ,     ,. .  may possibly be canvassed to   ship  cream to Cranbrook ample   opportunity will be available to size   the  matter up from all angles and thus  enable prospective   shippers to   be  in a position to discuss   the   matter  intelligently and definitely if caiied  upon by the creamery representative.  Not being a dairyman we are  unable to express an opinion as to  whether it were more profitable to  do dairying under present conditions or to ship cream out at a  charge of five cents per gallon. It  is assumed, of course, that patrons  will be furnished free the cans  necessary for shipment.  Hather contrary to general  expectations the Bowser government will not attempt to elect the  three new cabinet ministers en bloc.  Instead the favorite "safety first"  policy will be pursued and the  political pulse of Rossland will be  tested out in Hon. Lome Campbell's  behalf on February 26th.  Unconsciously, of course, the  premier has endorsed The llKV iew's  prediction that Rossland was the  safest of the three seats to be  contested, and given a favorable  decision tliere the sledding for  Messrs. Tisdall and Flummerfelt  should be somewhat easier���������and in  Mr. Tisdall's case, at least, every  little bit helps.  With so much at stake for both  parties and so few days for campaigning,   Rossland   is   just   now  personal or the general weal.  Membership is open to all, and a  glance over the officers and executive should convince that do-  liberations and actions are along  democrat ie linos.  In passing., a word of commendation   is   due   President   Reid    and  Secretary Henderson.     During two  iione-enoouaaging years they rendered the board, and tiie community,  much unselfish pulv.ic service���������and  haye  buckled  on   the harness  for  another term's   work.    Their  con-  iideneein and willingness to  serve  the Valley in this  capacity should  prove an inspiration   to  the  rank  and file of the board  members,   as  well as to many not on the roll, as  to the worthiness of the cause they  champion.  A NEW sur.  _  fe_^  CNPBING IS NOT so very far off and the question of  clothes for  Spring and Summer wear should be  inch than any other B.C. centre  ��������� has ever been favored with. Both  j sides   have   their   heavy   ���������  mounted and as the fighting area is  QQTEHAYS  False Doctrine  We shall not win this war until  we turn as a people whole-heartedly  to God," run the headlines of an  announcement of an eight day  mission to be conducted in the  Church of England at Cranbrook  next week.  If this is merely a catch phrase  to lure Cranbrook's solidly patriotic  citizen population to gatherings for  the deepening of the townspeople's  spiritual life we would not care to  say the end does not justify the  means���������in Cranbrook. In Creston, however, we hope no such  deception will be practised.  And we uso the word deception  ���������idvi.s_.dly. Ever .since hostilities  commenced pulpit, press and evei*5'  other agency of tho sort havo never  faltered in thoir assurances that  Britain fights for the right. In  the face of theso gnarantoos and  believing "That he is thrice armed  who hath hin quarrel just," this  elairion cull to "got right with  (lod" if wo would have tho Allies'  cause triumph rather detracts from  the sincerity manifest- in clerical  utterances hitherto.  While a quickening of the religion*-, life of the nutioM  i.s very uiii'.h  lo In* desired wo fail  to  nee how il,  cuii turn the scale  of  war   in   the  Allies favor, seeing there ih nothing  tn prevent the enemy striving just  as earnestly in  the  name direction.  What, is really needed now is added  '���������no.yxy    !!i   ?K"(M_?'iv/������   t'oci'iiit h,    nl do  ��������� oiiu.i.ii.diiig officers,   :tn unlimited  --.uppl.v of   munition!! und the necessary   fin!, nee.      Wiih    lie-he   detail"!  . .    ������.,..-.,. I,,,,..,.,| (,,    ,,...|  |||(. noiitiiil  >       ������*   ���������������,..    ........    #..,,,���������.  ,,|  confined to the city itself almost  entirely all interested voters will  have a splendid opportunity to hear  the issues of the day more or less  intellegently discussed.  By centralizing efforts on Rossland the government, which is  usually bestsupplied with campaign  help, will shade the opposition to  some extent. At the same time  the situation leaves the Bowser  forces open to the charge of being  so fearful of public opinion as to  find it advisable to throw all their  reinforcements into single-constituency campaigns rather than  risk spreading them over even  three fronts. In politics, as in  other contests, the public likes a  game lighter: in fact they are liable  to resent even the appearance of  stacked cards.  All of which further deepens  interest in the contest, whioh will  also demonstrate whether the  hitherto-prevailing custom of filling vacancies of this sort at one  and the same time or by single  combat is best politics.  Fernie's steam laundry has gone out  -T.*       ���������-. ' t-.-  V/J-      UllO._ivw5.  Mirror Lake's 1915 export of ice  totals 83 cars.  Ten feet of snow has fallen at Cranbrook up to Feb. 10.  Kaslo citizens will be taxed $8,460  for school purposes this year.  Kaslo claims a 20 per cent, increase  in its telephone business for 1915.  Last Tuesday and Wednesday's  snowfall at Fernie totalled 27 inches.  At Baynes the Adolph. Lumber Co.  has live million feet of logs in the mill  pond.  For 1915 Trail's customs receipts are  500 per cent, higher than for the previous year.  A combination Fernie-Cranbrook  rink is attending the Winnipeg curling bonspiel.  The oldest inhabitant has never seen  so much ice on Sloean Lake as theie is  this winter.  The News refuses to admit it was  colder than 10 below at Fernie any  day last week.  Another block of $7,500,000 of shares  in the Trail smelter will be offered the  investing public.  Revelstoke is having its ski tournament and Rossland its annual winter  carnival this week.  While out snowshoeing on Wednesday last Mrs. W, C. Barrett of Fernie  froze both her feet.  Bossland's ice harvest is complete.  This year the frozen fluid attained a  thickness of 25 inches.  having attention.  We are the Valley representatives of the House of  Hobberlin, Toronto.  The Style Plates and Samples of materials that are  "the go" this year have just reached us.  The range of samples is now complete, but early-  ordering is advisod. Owing to unsettled conditions the  cloth manufocturers have their troubles in supplying  materials promptly, sometimes.  The fit of Suits purchased from us is guaranteed ;  and Hobberlin prices are always moderate.  Don't wear readymade when Tailored-to-your-  Measure clothes cost little or no more.  Look the samples over to-day and leave your  measure ; we can arrange the delivery to suit your  convenience.  A, SPfct:Kb  General Merchant   -   -   Creston  ing. and brought it  Beard ef Trade  The time for renewing membership to the Creston Board of Trade,  or connecting therewith if ono is  desirous of having the benefit of tho  full year'.*, connection, is again at  hand.  While ninny and varied excuses  are made for tho slim paid up  membership���������ranging from hard  times to tho broad general statement that ils a "no-account institution"���������fow thero ho who  honestly euro fo deny that tho  body docs somo good work. And,  by the way, isnt its good work  bound to bo more or less guaged by  the numbers and enthusiasm of tho  membership generally.  What i������ really hampering tho  board's activities is not so much the  shortage of finance as the too-prevalent want of eoniidoneo that exists  between many of our (ritiKonfl. Altogether too many residents prefer  to let real or imagining personal  grouches stand in their way of cooperating in an institution that.  should (nnd alwayn would if everyone in! evented did his hit) meu.lt  everything for the ndvnneeineiit of  any community.  Iu n district like Creston with no  i-��������� - ��������� -  ,jHmmx*^.  t,ttf I <-.io.ieit.nl    oruani/.ation    or   local  religious wuyH, Ihud victory to  the  governing   body   of   any   sort tho  Allies jirniH in :iM<:iued | boar'd of   t rudo is a  decided   factor  TheMe fcrvMit  appeals   I'm*   right  I'or   good    or    otherwise    as   the  p-tia���������_tiuuiuMtt__  Trail will offer $1,000 of Park Bylaw debentures to local buyers at par.  They are six per cent.  Kaslo's water pipes froze up so solid  last week that it was necessary to use  electricity to thaw them.  Trail council is doing a" big business  thawing out frozen water pipes by  electricity at $!. por thaw.  The Kootenaian fears the high price  of gasoline will seriously affect Kaslo's  motor boating this supmuir.  LastTueRday dogs chased a doer  through the streets of Trail, but if got  away safely ac-oss the rivor.  Oranbrook men of rocvuifable age  are receiving white feathers und  anonyiuouH lettors theso days.  Cranbrook has a committee out  hustling to raise the necessary funds  to meet/ and equip a creamery.  The t rnsfees have decided to furnish  the Cranbrook public school scholars  with free scribblers and pencils.  Yesterday was pay day at Trail  smelter. Over $100,000 was paid i:h>ne  to 1000 men now 1_1i-ploy4.il there.  Between January Oth and 10th nine  hoys and two girls���������all brand new  arrivals were added toTrail'u population.  Oolilen claims 100of its citizens have  already culislcd for overscan service,  with a total of 5100 from llio <i inhoi.bi...  Valley.  Cranbrook Herald: A line specimen  of an elk was run down and killed by  *'.   *"A*'  \ ��������� ���������*   '���������"   Mmulnv   near  <������-.,..,.. />.. il, him ionrnov Conductor (laven found that the head had  been rut olf close to the shoulders  leaving it io ^ploniUd shape.for mount-  iitw Cranbrook.  It is indeed a fine specimen, having  fourteen prongs.  Vernon council is asked to supply  the trustees with $25,095 for school  purposes this year.  With probably four exceptions all  the important mines in the Sloean are  owned and controlled by Spokane  people.  At Castlegar game warden Bedford  is keeping the deer alive by cutting  down berch trees on which the animals  browse.  At Cranbrook they are practising  real economy in school affairs. Tho  trustees ave asking for $51,441.5J8 less  than in 1015.  A detachment of forty men from the  72nd Battalion now guards tho Trail  smelter and tho power plants at Bon-  niugton Falls.  A. Lofstedt hue* purchased from tho  Great Northern Hallway the hull of  the steamer Kaslo and a warehouse  at Mirror Lake.  Aftor paying all expenses Cranbrook  Church of England closed its year  $2.80 to the good. All told $2,055 was  raised during the year.  Tho wind blew so strong in lower  town, Bovelstoke, one morning last  week that it overturned the delivery  sleigh of milkman Carlson.  Cranbrook board of trado has i-.all._d  a convention of all the boards of East  Kootenay for Feb.;22 and2!k to discuss  ���������matters of general interest.  Ml lee Siding  Mr. Hohloe of Waldock, 8a.sk., was  bore the early part of the week looking over the ranch property he pur-  .;!.;';;.;'.! hoy xx 10tie over n. year au*o.  Mrs. Bohlee accompanied him. They  wero returning Loin ... trip to the  coast.  Wo notice that our northern neigh-  bora have Oei'.iUeu 1,0 imcuri. u_ wii.ii  SOUie Kmugll i.",|������|4������iii}_,e mm m_  '.*.������.'./...,_,  forward to them  using  hclmglyphlca  next.    But It.*������- all the name price to  us; we have to get an interpreter anyway.  The hard times dance at the Todd  Auditorium on Friday night proved  to be another of those good time, sociable affairs for which the club is noted.  About thirty couples were in attend-  dance,  though  not all   in   regulation  costume, and the prize winners were  Miss  Bertha   Pease,   who  received a  box of stationery; and Frank Martin  of Erickson who got a set of military  brushes.    The judges were Mrs. Compton,  Mrs.  Stewart and  Carl  Wigen.  The musicians,  Messrs. D. Jones, T.  Butterfield, C. Wigen and C.   Carlson,  did themselves proud,  tho ladies provided an ample supply of splendid refreshments, and master of ceremonies,  Dick   Smith   had   a  programme    of  dances that allowed of no dull spaces  from 0 until 4 a.m.  The Social Club's next ������������������hop" will be  a masquerade affair, the date of which  will lie announced later.  Andy Miller was ut Sirdar the early  part of the week drumming up business for tho B.C. Nursery Co,  Mrs. W. A. Peuso and family wore  Erickson visitors on Sunday.  The injury to Cecil Matthews leg iH  more r.erionfi than at (li-st expected  and it will bo several weeks before ho.  will he back to school.  Messrs. Dick Smith and Tom Midford, who avo opeva-tinj*; the lath mill  at Canyon City, wero homo for the  dance and week-end.  - Both Creston and Duck Creek sent  large delegations to tho hard times  dance. Our situations about midway  between these two nourishing centres  assures a good crowd for entertainments of this sort.  Principal Dougherty made somo  promofions at the uchonl on Monday.  Those going from the First to Second  Header are: boy iY.������,ho <J������, V/Ilfiid  Mason 70, Johnny Miller 52.  After a few more ladies' dressin-i:  room rohorsulH  we  will  have a local  ..;Hi.:;..���������,.'  '.o- -*.-���������"���������"��������� ev.-,M.,.,.ij,i,.������,f, *vtn.  ...... V *_'.'' ������������������"-  ������>o*.*|.-!i1   features   of   the  nodal chili at homes   substituting for  Mrs. Wells on Hpcctal occasions, wmraw  THis  CRESTON   REVIEW  I  1500 Tie  on 14-"  firsts Fur 5^Ss  ������ UB1BB    B UI     -%?UIU  The property is only 1| miles  from Creston. _ acres is in  fall Bye, balance Clover.  Good barn and fences. The  property adjoins the largest  and some of the oldest and  most profitable orchards  in  4-U ���������       -Tl^_,���������4-_,^.        "W������.*"l.r..^r T*        :_>  vxxxt       w.uuuvu y  WUV-,, . J-V       so  within 160 yards of the Kootenay Flats that have an area  of 88,000 acres of hay and pasture land which is absolutely  free to everyone. The soil is  good, the location tested, and  proyen to be early and successful with small and large  fruits. A good road leads up  to the property.    Will sell at  $yOfh    $1.500   7   SUi  rchaser,  er Gent.  We know of a no more desirable ranch in the whole Creston Valley and at the price  asked it is a rare bargain.  Full particulars if you write  38  ORRTM!   RR  J������__iwi mm*nj      ___ri<vi  How the Orange  Grower Won Free  Large or small tracts,.Orchards  ������Juiimproved tracts. I own & large  portion of the finest lands in the  Creston Fruit Valley and can sell  same below the lowest prices and  give better terms than anyone in  the Valley. Now is your opportunity to buy choice property right.  Letters cheerfully answered.  ROBT. LAMONT  CRESTON.   B. O.  [Continued from Page 1  they had no other source of income  nor the chance of getting it.  Yet- oranges were no cheaper for the  consumer.  They were cheap on the ranch; dirt  cheap; so cheap that to pick theni was  unprofitable. But the householder  paid no less for them; sometimes he  paid more.  There lay the marvelous land capable of producing oranges to feed the  world; there was tfce world, eager to  get the unequaled California orange;  and between were the manipulators  grabbing huge profits and the railroad  gouging huge tolls, until the producer  was ruined and the consumer was  robbed.  Unless the orange business was to  come to an end in California, conditions like these could not continue,  Ineyitably the growers were driven  to unite in the common defense. This  is always a difficult thing to accomplish in America: the Lqrd knows  why. Bankers easily form their State  and National Associations. Lawyers  are organized and so are doctors.  Commission men have their unions  and grain, men their Chambers of  Commerce and Boards of Trsde_ All  men can unite readily enough except  the men that carry all the rest on  their backs.  This is a wonderful matter and nobody is able to explain it. Nothing  of the kind exists in other countries.  Tn Europe Co-operation among producers may almost be said to be the  rule;   farmers  produce   and   market  co-operatively, consumers purchase  cooperatively, and incalculable sayings result to both.   Only in America  Wynndel Box Factory  WYNNDEL, B.C.  MANUFAC-TUBEB  Boxes and Grales  Roust! and Dressed Lumber  GET VOUK  Plumbinu. Tinning and  %tr * '  General Repair Work  Done  by  W*WU^Mi^. %WMIU j  . B. embree  Tho HAtinfnnttan  of  work   well  dono  in :->r_. lon-j. aftor the prion in forun"en  High classBoots and Shoe:  wimimmm ,, m.*****t*tMi������*><m*iim������m<l**4,t'iM ������������������-*������"i"*i������*'i "'".""J-'T*1!"  'A'! '  hiji w mam******** *,**** t****mn* t****/mm'1l*tim*^mi**m^****^*^H^m*m**immm^m**m  baaatxt ana namcaa  Repairing a Spcciatly  Co-operation lags and is deemed a  strange thing, to be accepted only as  a last desperate resort and after  every attempt to maintain Every  Man for Himself has failed.  It was so here. At last a meeting  of orange growers was called for  October 24, 1885, at Los Angeles. It  recognized the bleak fact that unless  some united action could be had to  secure better market conditions, most  of the growers stood to lose their  homes. The sessions lasted-mornings,  afternoons and nights for several days,  and ont of them came the Orange  Growers' Proteotiv* Union, the first  of the kind in America.  It was not co-operative. In 1885 we  had not been cured of our original  gun-shyness about the word. Cooperation was a foreign term that  stood for a foreign thing, and we looked with deep suspicion upon the importation. Good old America competition was good enough for us���������  modified, of course, by agreements  and some attempts at a common  understanding, but still the grand old  principle.  The main purpose of the Orange  Growers' Union was to fix minimum  prices, and for the first year it worked  very well. But the commission men  rallied after that and supplied the useful tactics by which they have beaten  to pieces in California almost every  producer's organization that was not  co-operative. That is to say, thoy  went among the members of the Union  and with alluring offers of high prices  tempted them ontsido.  As soon as the Union was broken in  any region down went tho prices again  and tho old conditions returned���������to  the piulit Of tlio manipulators and the  ruin of the mortgaged rancher.  That put tho Union out of business,  and after a year or two it dried up  and blow nway.  For tho next two or three years tho  manipulators had everything exactly  to tholr tasto.  Tliey abt-uiubLil <������,-.d pavc-lcd out  tho country among themselves, and  not one of them would invade an-  other's territory. Then thoy started  .���������������> ������������(,-1> ������ ivtiirl r,ftr i������virl loft the wnwi'v  *..   ���������'������-"������������������  ���������*- ^ -. * - ~  -... ^ .   ...... VJ  scarcely a shirt on his back. This was  tho year when Mr. Story sold for 10  ccntu a box tho oranges that cost 50  c.nU. to produce, aud ui.iiiy another  growortvas in the like predicament or  worse.  Meantime tho consumer Hiilfered in  bin turn. The object of the manipulator.) being to .'(pieiv/e out the last  possible cent of profit, nobody gave a  hoot, whether tbo fruit gained a good  or an evil reputation, and the California orange waa hi a fair way to got  klckeJ out: of the market mil<*.. (**>n-  dttioiiH could bo radically changed.  Al thin discerning men In thcoianK1'  I r,,.������.,., *,.,.. ,,,,,,.-,,,���������������.,,,,i   m, .,    ,.,.M.������v..������   .......  1.-f#      iiwonnl     f*ti. ������*..<������������ ������.i< .���������_������% \fiof   till"  pausing of tl������������ Orange drowera' Protective Union thmo begun Ut form  nmnU iocnl  aH������HH;iationH and  through  their officers to market fruit collectively-  The next year or two demonstrated  that they had hit the right idea.  Their local associations were small  and weak, but they brought home the  bacon. They kept the fingers of the  manipulators from the throats of the  producers and secured something like  a fair return for orange raising.  One grower down there named T.  H. B. Chamberlain was a pioneer  among the farsighted, so that his  name is held in affectionate recollection by thousands that have been  benefited by his unselfish labors. He  started to amalgamate all the small  local associations and all the oth<*-f  growers into one union on a purely  co-operative basis. A mass meeting  held at Los Angeles, August 29,1893,  launched the beginning of his project.  As a result the local associations were  brought together in a compact that  all the fruit of their members should  be packed and marketed collectively,  the marketing to be done through an  executive committee composed of one  member from each district.  This shut out the manipulators. To  a great extent the only place now to  get oranges was through the executive committee, which held the  prices as nearly as possible to a just  return for the producers.  Two years of experiment showed that  this plan was good and sound, and the  j next step was to organize the Southern California Fruit Exchange to take  the place of the executive committee.  Orange growing is a clean, wholesome and attractive business. By this  time it had much increased in California.  The new plan of organization provided for a sub-exchange in each  region, composed of all the local associations thereabout, and then a  central exchange composed of the  fourteen sub-exchanges.  This is practically the present plan  of organization, although the name of  the central body was changed in 1905  to the California Fruit Growers' Ex-  ->-"������������������.������*_/>___    o-ffat*   t-iuTa    Viurl    Vim-tV   ori    nv_������  \ar*_.W-*������j'������----|    ���������.������.������. ������-.w*. ���������_.���������_-__. -w ___-������__ v������       wwa.-. _������__.       %.mmm  successful attempt to combine in the  marketing of oranges with producers  outside of the alliance.  Today 8,000 growers are united in  the 130 local associations, which are  together in seventeen sub-exchanges,  each of which sends one delegate to  the central exchange.  The 8,000 growers thus combined  were able to market co-operatively in  the year ending August 31, 1915,  29,809 carloads of oranges and lemons,  consisting of 9,537,85n boxes of oranges  and 2,341,553 boxes of lemons, valued  a.t the shipping point at $16,537,850 and  having a delivered value in the market  of about $30,000,000. It represents a  freight bill of about $11,000,000.  Some business. Compared with the  previous year it shows an increase of  2,079 in the number of cars shipped.  Our B.C. Budget  i  Fernie Presbyterians closed 1915  over $500 to the bad. To keep down  the heating expense morning service  will in future be held in the base-  ment.  Owing to the extreme eold tho  Columbia River Lumber Co., at Golden has closed its two logging camps  and 300 mon are out of work temporarily.  Trail trustees estimate it will re-  quire $12,000 to finance school affairs  this year. Another $15,000 will bo required for a 4-room addition to the  school.  Kaslo's polico magistrate cost tho  city $387.50 last yoar while tho fines  collected wore only $111.75. The  deficit of $275 is worrying the 1910  council.  Nelson board of trado has made T.  A. fltiM'koy an honorary life member.  W. B; Hilton fa this year's president.  17 members attended the annual  meeting.  120 eases of monwlen were reported  at Kaslo on the flth. Tho schools  closed for some days in eojiHe.pionee  and all public entertainments were  cancelled.  Cranbrook has decided to have a  aide of lands for arrears of taxes In  August.. Thoro is an agitation to include some tmburban property in tho  city limitH.  48 Fernie fumllic.i received fifwt.it-  ance from tho Patriotic Fund in  .January, i un uiu_,iuin iuh itotV p<*..y-  Ing enough to the fund to finance  local demand".  A court of military enqulrp la being  1...M to look Into the ease of PU*-.  MoitIhh of the Internment (.amp, who  wan ho badly frozen while on bin way  from MorriHHoy to Fornio nome weekn  UtfO.  BOUT  TIME   to   start   planning   the   spring  /"���������**%        r������j5.r������evi tt tt strtri *">������������Jlt*T,____. don't VOU  think ?  In Wall Paper we call your attention to tbe  Empire Selvage Ready-Trimmed article.  Empire papers are exclusive, and comprise a  large selection of beautiful designs and colorings  ���������a paper for every room in the house, and to suit  every purse.  The decoration of your walls is surely more  important than anything else in the house���������you  see more of them than anything else.  We are showing a complete range of samples  which show what the latest patterns and decorative  effects are.  Empire papers do not cost more than other  papers, quality considered, and they give lasting  satisfaction.  If you contemplate doing any papering this  spring by all means see the Empire samples. The  prices will surprise you. You can hardly fail to  appreciate this year's patterns.  Frank  :.H- Jackson  General Store  Phone 81  Creston  Creston  Hotel   .>_3s_xl    ^  /OU   will   make   no   mistake  jj        when you  get off lhe train  if you sign the register at  '*^__y^^/x^_5'  The Leading  Hotel of the  Fruit    Belt  x.1 /"* X ������_ UT _-.4-,r_.1  I   ..ft w___il 1 m ���������������. _~������  X _i cj. v \_l IJUUg  B  - i Oar    iruesis I  Call   (Again  men will substantiate this. We  study tbe comfort oi our guests.  Tbe rooms are well furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  Headquarters for Mining Men,  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  aud Commercials.  i  /���������' B. Moran  Prop*  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D. D.C.L., President  TOHN AIRD, General Manager. II. V. F. JONES, Aas't General Mummer  CAPITAL, $15,000,000     RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000  SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS  Interest at lhe current rate is allowed on all deposits ot $1 and  upwards Careful attention is given to every account. Small account*  are welcomed.    Accounts may be opened nnd operated by mail.  ArrounK m,iy he opened in the names of two or more persons, with-  irawals to be made by any one of them or by the survivor. .SCO  C. G. BENNETT  Manager Croston Branch  k Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables |  Shipment of McLauglitt Sleighs and Cutters on Hand   |  TEAM   SLErGHS ~  & Si  jjj      Harness, Single aud Double and Supplies on Hand       8  $ Several Sets oi Second-Hand Harness  g Sleighs and Cutter;  S I   I    <_>    K*~r^,��������� 4.U.    D_������  ^ i"'!, i. j, iviuvji'ca i_i i. i   iuu,  ������t  5L  ������������**  1ft  COAL FOR SALE   |  ���������*>  S  tiono Bfl  Btrriinr Avonm.  Box 14  n*  ___"__������%_. __.,__. _..������-������. w J__ "-������j*. __������,-'_ i- %. *--. v---. -. r'i. 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Mary explained traii.-uil-  betier "?ee our lawyer,  reference to this.    Wo  iu a voice broken by nervous dismay.  "Really, I am vory sorry." Aggie replied, primly, "but I am only her cousin, Miss Agnes T_yneh. Hut. Mis*_  Turaer is likely to be hack any minute   UuW."  "Can I wait'.'" came the timid question.  ,     "Certainly."   Aggie   answered   hospt-  | tably.    "Please  sit   down."  i     As tiie girl obediently sank down un  j 1!)0   nearest   chair   Garson   addressed  I her sharply, so that the visitor started  I uneasily   at   ihe   unexpected   sound.  j     "Vou   don't   know   Miss   Turner?''  i      "No,"   CrtiiK*   thv   fa hit   reply  "Then, what do you want to  \hoiu'.���������"  "She   once  helped  j mine,  and 1   thought  "Vou  thought  stie  Carson   interrupted.  "Vou    ha  lu  a getaway when  bit   as  well.*'  i To   he  they do and get your |  i  Continue'.'.) !  Winning: the V  The Farm Home  Front  the  th"-  Knglish languas-  aonie ��������� mot her,  of  a   girl   friend  ���������- i   thought -- "  might   ht'ip  you.'  oi  sue a  i tunii  ;y.   "that   vou  Ah*.  Harris,  in  :��������������������������������������������� :>".i  I.now  of hiisiness ,<o  "Oil,   i   see,"  v. itii a frow*n tr  rragai'ity   in   the  "! *.nought   you   weald,  A-JA.r*.*   reiumed.     "If   y-oii'ii  .__y>__t?y to Mr. Harris, Miss 1  lit:  icio.'  t lenient."  he   said   disa  -.-> judicata his  premises.  Mr.   irw  take  vneh  tail:  ���������eeably,  ���������uipleio  Things   That   Help   to   Make   Up  Sum Total of a Real Farm  Home  Thoiv   are   vory   lew   word;"'   iu  e as dear as the words  home     and     heaven,  s'ot  enough  farmers  pay  as  much  atom ion   to   making   the     farm  a   real  .onto,   a.s   they   ought.     Not   only  the  house"   but.   the   whole   farm   should  he looked upon as "home." and plans  should he so laid as to bring the various   fields constituting the homestead  under   such   management   as     to   not  only   make  them   profitable   in   a  lin-  _j.tev  a. fit  :a_i  yc-_ _:_.  io-oij, -_.*__ d.  for   b~-ac  it    '..; i _���������_"--������������������  is office at  L v.-lien her _jv_i  of promise  .*..  of e-oun,  o'clock this  I IX,  the  will  .i  moau."   Angic      hastiy   corrected   the   ancial point of view, but pleasing* and  ipse   into   underworld   slang attractive to look upon. If in eultivat-  "Cume a ;:i_*.resved m'.itteriug' of as j ed crops take su-c'n good care of them  sent from ihe girl. as  to draw one's intention    as    they  The conversation was put to au end 'pass, and if in grass, have the surface  by the entrance oi" Mary, who stopped ! smooth aud lawn like after beii-g  short on seeing the limp i.gure hud- i mown. Let the fence corners bo neat-  died  in  the chair. ' I ly      mown,   with   no   hedgerows   left  j along them; plant some trees, slmtb-  ! bery and .lowers about the buildings,  land" allow no broken down waggons  \ or old implements standing about.  Keep the farm live stock in that con-  i!10   -  sit or.  ha:  Ag  :u  u  sound  P  and  >n orgy.  * _Iiss  ior  has  you  -ilte: "uoou  <_a*.u-  heen |  will ; *ne  Aiv. '. Sii-  *'A    Y  .      At   tl  { looked  ! g:*eo of  i     "Yeu'r  [ed.  |     "Yes."  Mdrv  ! kindly and she  \ gasp hurst  girl,   and  r.  nos."  of he  spoke  she  inquired.  *  voice   the girl  with   some   de-  uruer'.    she q nos lion-  said.     Her words ran  smiled encouragement,  from tiie white lips of  site   cowered     as   one  g I  i  I  "icany.  1-  -*-.*���������  T.'-t? ia'vyfr uia-..:t- a A_urried bow  whicli took in 1>C"L_ of the v_-oc._e__. aud  walked  ."���������nickiy toward  ihe door.  "Oil. you fori-ot your marked  .-*om_y, Mr.  lr*-vh_.'"  Mary  said.  Th-,- lawyer whoy-Ied and stood star-  -ng ut tne spt-arver \v_t_i a certain  sheepisiniesi of expression thai bore  witn-.ss to the compietness of his discomfiture. Withou: a word he walked hack to rue 'i-ssk, picked up the  vno'.ioy and restored it to the bill  case.  "Young woman." he said emphatically, "yon ought to have been a lawyer." And he took his departure, while  Man- smiled in triumph and Aggie sat  latphig iu astoiii..iiuient.  "You've darn near broke my  heart."   she   cried,   bouncing   un   vio-j vou've  ea  p".ly  ary Turner:     Oh. my God!  ���������id her face within lier arms and  ent until her head rested on her  [knees in an abasement, of misery.  '. Vaguely startled by the hysterical  ; outburst from the girl, Mary's immed-  jiaie thought was that here was a piti-  | ful instance or' one suffering* from  I =tar cat'oii.  j "Joe." she d-r^eted rapidly, "have  f Fannie bring* a glass of milk with an  j egg and a little brandy in it, right  i away."'  The girl in the chair was  shaking  soundlessly under tbe    stress  of her  j emotions.    A    few* disjointed phrases  j fell from her quivering lips.  didn't, know���������oh,"l couldn't!"  ;--*->*|-    ri-������-   * ft    tnlV    -..-.t-f-    y-i_-_\t "    "\toi������ir  lenrly, "letting all that money go out | ..^  of the house. Say, how did you know 1 aiel:  it was marked?"  "I didn't," Mary replied blandly.  "Hut iu was a pretty good guess,  wasn't ir'.'" Couifi you not see that he  wanted was to get the letters and  havo us take the marked money?  Then, my simple young friend, we  would have been arrested very neatly  '.ndeed --for blackmail.''  "I  |     "Don't try to talk just now,  | warned,     reassuringly.     "Wait    until  had  "('.lee!''     she   cried.  ���������That  would  r   she  have   been   tierce!     And   now  questioned apprehensively.  Mary's answer repudiated any possibility of  fear.  "And now." .she expained c-ontent-  odly, "he really will go to our lawyer.  Then*" ho v\ ill pay over that same  marked money. Then he will get the  letters he wants so much. And just  Localise it's Jt strictly business transaction between two lawyers, with  ever*.'!hing done according to legal  vthios���������"  "And it's actually the same old  uamo!"  Aggie   mused.  CHAPTER   VIII.  The Thief  Mary   was   iu  joyous     spirits  after  her  victorious   matching     of   braiiis  .-gainst u lawyer of high standing* in  his profession  when  she had entered  iho telephone  booth, which had been  installed   in   an   extra   closet   of   her  bedroom for the sake of greater privacy on occasion.    During her absence  from the di'awing room Garson again  i.*ami' into the apartment seeking hor.  On being told  by Aggie as to Mary'.*:;  ivher"iibo-.us     'no   sat   down   io  await  ner  roturn.   lisu-ning'   without   much  iti'o. rest  to the chatter  of tho adven-  ���������.ur������-;:.-.    Th;* maul appeared and said:  "There's a girl wants to sec Miss  T'.riH.r."  "P.,,.- ...".ys ;C:: important. 1 guess  ..:.������������������ poor tiling';- in hard luck* from the  !noi. of her,"  the  kindly  Fannie add-  ������������������I'-ovclop-  dition that you will not feel ashamed  to own it, but on tho contrary, be a  little proud that, it belongs to you,  when you exhibit it to your friends.  All of these things help to make up  the sum total of a real farm home.  The orchard and garden also come in  as great aids towards making the  farm house the most desirable place  on earth, for when we write about  the home, it. is hardly possible to  think of any other but the farm  ���������house, because it is nearer to nature  and the things that make life _o  charming- in the country. Year by year  add something to make tho home  more dear.���������E. H. Dow, in the Weekly  Sun.  TO  CHANGE YOUR SKINS  Amazing  Heroism at the Battle  Which  Won the Coveted  Honor  In tho big advance on Loos that began on Sept. 25 the Victoria Cross was  : won   by   seventeen   officers   and   men  , of the P-riiish army.  The   wonderful   stories     of     their  'amazing* heroism, coolness and  devo-  j tion   to  duty  are  told  in the  official  j phrases of the London Gazette. Some  !of them are here reproduced:  {     Major A. F. Douglas-Hamilton, com-  mandiiiig* ('th   Queen's  Own  Highlanders:    When 1'ommar.aing his battalion  during- operations on Hill TO on Sept.  26,    when' the battalions on his right  and   left   had   retired,   he   rallied   liis  own   battalion   again   and   again   and  led his men  forward four times.  The  last   timo   lie   led   all   that   remained,  consisting of ahout 50 men, in a most  gallant,   manner,   and   was   killed   at  their head.  It was mainly due to his bravery*,  untiring energy and spelndid leadership that the line at this point was  enabled to check the enemy's advance.  Capt. Antekell M on tray Read, 1st  Northamptonshire   regiment:  During the first attack near I-Jul-  iuch ou the morning of Sept. 25 although partially gassed, Capt. Itead  went out several times in order to  rally parties of different units which  were disorganized and retiring. He  led them back to the iiring line, and  utteily regardless of danger, moved  freely about encouraging them under  a withering fire. He was mortally  wounded while carrying out this gallant work.  Corp. J. D. Pollock. 5th Queen's  Own   Cameron   Highlanders:  Near the Hohenzollorn redoubt on  Sept. 27, at about 12 noon, when the*4  enemy's bombers is superior numbers  wero successfully working up the  "Little Willie" trench toward Hohc-n-  zollern redoubt, Corp. Pollock, after  obtaining permission, got out of the  trench   alone,   walked   along*   the   top  Teutonic Penetration  Jules Ciaes, editor of "Le Metro-  pole," of Antwerp, studied the  growth of German influence in Belgium for some tim_ before the war.  His book, "The German Mole," shows  how Belgium was undermined.  Harmless looking German clerks,  backed by such bodies as the Hamburg Association for Business Clerks,  took jobs with Belgian concerns at  little or no pay, worked up, got hold,  and slanted everything toward Germany. Paid German' agitators stirred  up quarrels between the Flemings  and Wallons. German schools and  newspapers were planted to make  public opinion Teutonic. Belgium is  not alone in this, for ths same thing  was don������ in Russia, and the present  war is popular in Russia, because It  means the rooting out of German influence. We Americans are altogether too simple and easy about  these things, and we would do well  io ponder the conclusion proved hy  Belgium's*bitter experience:  "No country can with impunity  grant to Gerniaus the sams advantages it grants to oilier foreigners,  since Germans employ the advantages derived from hospitality for  ends that are hostile to the country  that grants them shelter."���������From Collier's.  ���������������_������������. t-f. i\~rf.ts.~. ���������_-!,_> ���������������������!.��������������������������� ���������������_������_._,- ! edge     with the utmost coolness  and  How_ to Develop the Highest Deftreo   dis-rogard   o������   flanger>   and   compelled  "Oli.  hop   s'.ie'Il   bo  .::r..o."   Ag__.ic   declared  U-'Tl.d   iii   .'irf)Ui.'-mi-]lco.  .oiiir in nnd  wall. Fa mil  ��������� r  .vill he here Hglii  <��������� 1   tu   i hirsi'iii     a.'.   I  welcome,   of  and  Carson  "Tell hor to  . Miss Turn-  away." She turn-  in   maid   left  the  room.    "Mary  he r.'marl.-'d  ���������������������������oil heart !'  \ niij)-ii.<< alt  :y   y--aI*.-:   of  ag  11'      111. o r w : i y  - y< - dowi-eiis*.  .:.<������������������' wan t imi. ol'  '"I   lihu:l;   ������������������own,  :he |iiillor of her  ���������hy < !    ln;..--| ;,    of  sin*��������������������������� is an  ���������lleerl'ullv.  easy lioob,"  "l'loss her  something to eat.  ^<Ti3,   who   had  observed  closely, now lifted her voice in  j tardy lamentations over her own stu-  i pidity.  1 "'Why. the poor gawk's hungry" she  exclaimed. "And I never ������"Ot the dope  on her.    Ain't I. the simp!"      *,  The girl regained a degree of self  control and showed something of forlorn  dignity.  "Yes," she said dully, "I'm starving."  Mary regarded the afflicted creature with that sympathy born only of  experience.  "Yes," she said softly, "I understand." Then she spoke ������.o Aggie.  "Take her to my room and let her rest  there for awhile. Have her drink the  egg and milk slowly and then lie down  for a few minutes, anyhow."  Half an hour afterward Aggie reported with her charge, who, though  still shambling of gait and stooping,  showed by some faint color in her  face and an increased steadiness of  bearing* that the food had already  strengthened her much.  "She would come," Aggie explained. "I thought she ought to rest for  awhile longer anyhow."  "I'm. all right, I tell you," came tho  querulous protest.  "Are   you   quite   sure?"  to lhe girl.    "Then tell us  ��������� this   irouble  of  yours,  What is  vour  name?"  "Helen * Morris."  "I don't, liuva to ask if you havo  boen in prison.    Your face shows it."  "J--I , came out.���������ihree mouths  ago."  "And you'd make up your mind to  go si.i'iiig'hi'.'"  "Yes."    The  "You   were  chaplain   had  on. "Vou were  again,   weren't  The hont  head  or in assent.  "It.   doesn't,   work  ii '.'"  "No;   I'm whipped."  Mary's manner changed. Sho spoke  cheerfully  for tho  first time.  "Well, then, how would you llko to  ���������r ii girl perhaps twon-  c stepped jus-il within  and stood there with  aft. r mil. Hwill, furtive  er.       lb  I"    V. hole   Ilppeal*-  doject ion. I lor soil-  he ninglng posture,  face, proclaimed lho  Ie 1"   i.taW-.  Mary   said  all about it  you   know.  word was a whisper,  going  to   do  what  the  told   you,"   .Mary   wont  going to start all over  you'.'"  of tho girl bent low-  very   well,   does  of Vital, -Nervous and Muscular  VltJos-.  Snakes throw off their outer skin  once a year- Human beings change  their skin perhaps.nine times in a year;  that is, they have a new skin about' once  in six weeks.  The value of r a clean skin in maintaining health is not properly understood by the majority of people. Cleanliness is a part of health. You cannot be healthy unless you are clean,  not only externally, but also internally.  The blood should also be assisted  occasionally, like the skin, in throwing off poisons so that the system may  not get clogged and leave a weak spot  Tor disease germs to enter the system.  When the blood is clogged we suffer  from what is commonly called a cold.  Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery purifies the blood and entirely  eradicates the poisons that breed ana  feed disease, lt thus cures scrofula,  eczema, boils, pimples and other eruptions that mar and scar the Bkin. Pure  blood is essential to good health. The  weak, run-down, debilitated condition  which bo many people experience is  commonly the effect, of impure blood.  Doctor Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery not. only cleanses the blood of  impurities, but 'it increases the activity  of the blood-making glands, and it enriches the body with an abundant supply  of pure, rich blood.  Take it as directed and it will search  out impure aftd poisonous matter in  the stomach, liver, bowels and kidneys  nnd drive it. from the system through  the natural channels.  It will penetrate into the joints and  mu_ei'-f*, and dissolve the poisonous accumulations, liad blood is driven out.  It. will furnish you with rich, pure blood  full of vital force���������the kind that increased  energy and ambition, that rejuvenates  tho entire body.  gun   fire   the  work  with us?"  "You--yon mean lhat���������"  "Our kind of work pays well when  yon know how. Look al uh. Snppo.-.r>  1 should slake you l'or Iho present and  put, you in with u good crowd. All  you would havo to do would ho to iin-  :-w..-r ...1\ ���������.���������!���������!!;.(...ur.-r.t'- l'or :,errant girl;.;,  1 will see that you havo the b_Ht of  refer.'nee... Thon, when yon get; in  witii the right, peoplo you will open  (he. mint, door boiiit. night uiui lei. in  An    ;.;..ji;;.     in'   oi.ijim-   ^ <.u   will   make  run  M  ucen &  TOleON'l'O  AiiM-i-ifum I'lun-   $.'{.<)(������ mid up; $ 1.00 willi  liiKh  ft.  V  ������������������' ������',  in-l-u*r.������.    'liie   t*)x\rt%\'.,  I,   wi-ll-kit(*vv;i.     -ClM)  loom*,   I'M,  tn   unit,   wiih  fU't. nut' Trti pliouc-* In *".'#tv roam : <*lri!;iritfv fnrnlftfi<ril Mitotnthout; -ailtliw  ��������� ��������� h��������� ������������������- '��������� ��������� ��������� ' -  ���������- I   "   * -���������. -...���������.-.-.��������� ������     i ��������� i. ������������������__���������-������.. < .. \j   -i.ivti  ul   I*-)iv. .ky   ,4,*turn.     Ut  &!������.������..AW & WINNKTT  ;>!* i* ',\r  l-.ith ; lorn*  1 .Xllil l.l'IVlli'  .III   H..U.M'  ���������  Praise for tho Silo  The Missouri Col logo of Atfrlculturo  received some interesting letfeis from  farmers throughout tho iiliite, In  whieh thoy ������*ivo thoir opinions rotfarrt-  in.a,' tho value of tho silo. Jloro aro  Just a fow* of theni:  "J never fed any feed as cheap ns  idhiRo. 1 think ir, is cheaper cow  food tlian grafl.s at nix dollar*-* per  aero."  "I practically wintered l.woiiiy head  of stock on thirteen ncroH of silntve  and wouldn't havo had nearly enough  If I had fed from lho Held."  "I don'i, want io ho without, a, nilo.  Mine   nn Id   l'or  iK-olf  In   I <vo   >-n:n"i "  danger,  the enemy's bombers to retire by  bombing them from above. lie W'as  under heavy m .chine  whole time.  _LGUlp.-Ocv.OllU    IjJCIIL.    --A.    .J.     J..     i'leul-  ing-Sandes,    2nd    Kast    Surrey  regiment:  At Hohenzollern redoubt on Sept.  29 Second Lieut. Fleming-Sandes was  sent to command a -company which at  the time was in a very critical position. Tho troops on his right wero  retiring and his own men, who were  much shaken by the continual bombing and machine gun fire, were also  beginning to retire, owing to the  shortage of bombs. Taking in the situation at a glance, he collected a few-  bombs, jumped on to the parapet in  full view of the Germans, who were  only 20 yards away, and threw them.  Although very severely wounded almost at once by a bomb, he struggled  to his feet and continued to advance  and threw* bombs until ho was again  severely wounde-i.  Temp. Second Lieut. F. IT. Johnson,  Trd Field Company, R.E.:  In the attack on Hill TO on Sept.  25, Second Lieut. Johnson 'was witn a  section of his company of the Royal  Engineers. Although wounded in the  ,-% ho stuck to his duty throughout  ..ie attack and led several charges on  tho German redoubt an at a very  critical time, under very heavy fire,  repeatedly rallied the men who wore  near him. By his splendid example  and cool courage he was mainly instrumental  in saving the situation.  Second Lieut. A. 11. Turner. :.ni  Princess Charlotte of Wales' (Royal  Parkshire)   regiment:  At Fooso 8, near Vormellos, on  Sept. 28, when the i*_[>in)ental boiuh-  ei's could make no headway in Slag  Alloy Second Lieut. Turner volunteered to load a new bombing attack*, tie  pressed down the communication  trench practically alone, throwing  bombs incessantly \viMi such diu'h  and determination tliat ho drove back  lho C.erniaiiH ahout. 150 ynri'ln wilhoul  a check, llio action enabled tho reserves to advance with vory little  loss, nnd Hubsonuontly coverod the  flank if bis regiment in its retirement, tints probably averting a lo...-' of  some   hundi'odB  of  men.    This   most  since  gallant  officer liari  died.  with  Hnid:  An  old   negro was    charged  chicken  sl.enllng, and  the judge  "Whore's your Inwyer, uncle?"  "Ain't got nono, judge."  "Hut you ought to luive one," returned the court. "I'll assign one to  d of end you."  ,.,,    ,_, ,,, ,, . .     -,    .Hill,    41.i,    h.lll,    piCilt.O    UOIl I.    <l()  .,<-"!!:.���������wi.1.1.,!?,!> ,,,nl,!-H.,.la_? lo K.'iU1K ! ilnt," begged ihe defendant.  and never mlns a, meal or a day's  gain. A renter ran afford to put up a  cheap one   for  the,  v-wir':.   ipso."  "There !������������������ ���������.���������,h:*i.V,i.,'dy nol liiiir,' ir. Ihr  at.n.1 eiuoiil, that you can't 'grans' silngo  foil   catllo."  iiiHohiiion uhoiil brim  ll  ���������Tin  l*o  S Oil.  .  "il  ill  in il.  mum."  '  Win  it.  ia   11  a  1.  '  A I'H  r  1    n<.  i.  ���������i"  IIUI  iU :.  in  ���������  -el  up  IIUI  o   tl  at  till!  1  i,ir  my  pool"  man ;  go   lo   bed    nobody  and go down  lo  lie  I. door'),  locked."  . .������������������ui*  out.   even  "A,;   ���������..;,  "llelV'M  Oil   "file  .III! ML"  |i< uple    jipi    lilllllOI  iilloWIIHv    il."  e'.i,     ',i>,'    illi.i.lllie,"  a. man  advert .inc..  (Mill    \% il li-  ti. lecture  I'niiiima Canal,' iMiudralod by  "Why not?" persisted tho judge. "If  won't cost you anything. Why don't  you want a lawyer?"  "U'oJ_, Aii'li loll you, .lodge," .said  tho ohl man eiinlldrnihilly. "Ah wants  lei* eiij'.v  iloin  chickens  inahnolf.''  "Ninety per cent. eli'Heiiey is claimed for ii new Kiiivlifdi 't-am holler  under which ,*i mixture of coal gas  and air ia hurtled through a line man-  He of Homo I'Mtroiiioly h.-;it reidsilni';  imbalance.  I.end     pnicll    llia.lllllael lire  11it 11er.   SlaH m   iK ooii.-uiiiiiii;*  ii-ti      til      ].oilier   anil u.i iiy,  about,  onoiiiilf    ia    cut  wauled   In    ahnriieiilng  Bti'iiv . Iw������rt  oinlii.  in      I lie  ,;:,ouo,onn  ot   wii nn  united     io   to  or    throwing  Kendall's Spavin Cure lias now  been refined for human use. Ms  T.euctnitini? power quickly relieves swel i ings,spnt ins, bruises, and all forms of lamc-  ue"_s.   H is j������..t what you  need around the bouse.  Write for many loiters  from users to prove its  f.ft'f������c^iv*on*2__s.  Alfred  Beach of  Kemptvil-  le.Ont.says  'I have used  your Kendall's  Spavin    Cure  for  years   .ind  find ita wonda*.  lul linimcaU"  For Horses  ���������And  Refined  for  Man.  ���������has been used by horsemen,  "veterinarians, and  farmers for over 35 years.  Its worth hns been proved,  for spavin, splint, curb, rinc-  bone and the many other  hurts thnt come to horse..  Read this let tor from .Tnmcs P.  Wilson, Kiugslahd, Sask.:  "I have used your Spavin Cut������  e and acrain with p-jod results for  swellmggorrheumnl.si..,bothfor_T_a.il  end beast, and found  it very satisfactory.  Oct Kendall's  Spavin Cure at  any druggist's.  For horses $1.  bottle-fi for$5,  Reilnedforman  50c���������tiforS'i.50.  'Treatise on tho  Horse' free from  drtiRgist or   >���������  write to  Dr. B. J. KENDALL GflUS  Enosburo Foils, Vt U.S.ft."  Horse   Steaks  in    prospect  in  of health has  tho eoile proof  horses  i'or  New   York   to   Eat  Ilors?  steaks  are  New York,    Tho hoard  repealed   a.   Ki.etion   of  hi biting  the.   slaughter  food.  "IJorse ment is without objection  as a food," f-aid a Now York health  commi-sglojior. "It van be made a-  valuable and-cheap addition to r.hc  tablet, .of thrifty persons, and a horse  generally in so froo from dlf'oaso as  to need loss Rupervinion than cows,  liogs or slice))."  Now York in the tlrsl  United Slnt.oH to permit  liorsollofib  for  food.'  city  in  tho**'  'tlio  unlo ot  ".iiiniw, can't you lot mo liavo !f'������?  I want lo���������"  "TlicM'O you go again!", exclaimed  lhe hUMhand. "li in always money,  money! When I am dead you will  probably havo to beg for it."  "Well," replied the wife, "\ will boa  wholo lot heller off than some poor  women who luive never bud nny pri.c-  tiee."  Fudge--"Your wife cerli.tnly nun a  will" of her own.  IMeeU���������-Yen, nnd I nn: the fuilo beneficiary.  ,   Murine ff pre-  mrj5-=m\~..   -: _. < pnred by our Pliy.  ���������"^''.wffi^'/Mifr* "''���������' "'-'I"'.  ">* uce-l   for  ^i,mWC%^'. ninny  yemit In   (heir  ,  fvi^w-*-^ \ii:J. A#'->'*i i'i"'������������-'i������c������'. now il.>dit"jit-  ������ IPfiJBi BL.I Bl-^/'iVyMiirinotoIturrieh*  Clt'-finno, nnd !iii<-i.irilicn i-'ytut HflrrriNpomiro t<v  <"iilrl Culllnir WlndH nnd llimt mul to renloi-ai  lit'iilllil'ul lone lo I'.v'cn Hfiddonud and mml-n aorw  hy Oviirwrti'lj and 10yo Strain.  Kuino hroiidinliidcd I'hynlrliinn ii"������. nnd rvttim.  nidnd Miirlnii \vlill<������ ntlinru |)*i-Iiii|ih j-'uloun of ll*  Hucci'nn, talk and riiiih Into mint iu oupmiltlun;  thoi.c wIiom������ l-.y<'"< ii"fx\ ������*ai-o cim ftnfiim why, an  thnr.-lH iiol'ii'i.i-ilj.tl.iii fooln Murine. Jimllmnd  yaur Di-iiki/IhI !.()<_ and you have a *'mnplctn l'lir.  I-'..* Ir.^lr ��������� M.ii-I r,,,. -l trr,*,?*"f-  ",\'\ i,,mv|< ti^*������..,. ���������  rI'ady for inn-,   'i'ry ll In ymn" lOyca and In Unby'v  i*;.v<'H on" J.*'" 'ri<>ihil������-H -j>J(i.Sriiuriinir -ju������t rjy*  C*-..-.,r..:t.     W:'!l'- ft;.;' I*..;,!, ,':? _!..������������������ 3 :>",v Tc-,".  Mm I no tZvo tHoitic ������Jy C������)nit������nriy, ClilCfit'O  W. N. U. 1000  _ ii  i ti  I  5 :���������  hi  _ ,H  VII  '-��������� !i  i  ''I  .a  ' i  ammmmmmmmmim  mmmmm^  mammm BSa_2H_  -M  3?H& HSVEBWa CBSSTON, B* C  S  *W  (don't you Jiave the good of your  fomfcfy at heart? Don't you want  to get for your family the very  Ibest? Foi* internal ailments���������the  Ibest medicine? For sores aud skia  diseases���������the best ointment? T_ go.  &ei _.am-_3uk. Mothers who hage  mssd Zam-Buk say there is nothing  io equal its soothing, healing power  3n cases of skin diseases and injuries, and nothing so suitable for  .sensitive skins.  This is because Zam-Buk is composed entirely of medicinal herbal  essences and extracts, and is free  *_rom the poisonous coloring mat-  tter and harsh minerals found in  ordinary ointments.  Children, having once used Zam-  Buk, will cry for it when they  .meet with an accident. They know  Slow quickly It stops the pain, and  heals.  Use it for burns, cuts, bruises, skia  Injuries, piles, eczema, blood-poison, ulcers,  chapped hand* and cold soros.  SOe. box,  all druggist*, or Zsja-Buk Cs.,  "_���������_������/.;-__  Local Option  Ef-  PERFECTJON RAZOR PASTS  &TR S__r&et_ your Razor Better aud Quicker  iban can be done In any other ssay. Lasts aa  IJffaSime. Satisfaction guaranteed or money  [refunded post free 23 cents Pony Razor  Strops 75 cents, O. K. Strops Sl-SO���������BesS  ]&(*&������,������������������Sanson Hens C������., Wammcsa. _Man������  _>ba. Canada. ���������**  FHEE TO ALL SUFFERERS  Ilyoufoel'OUT Of SORTS'"RI'M DOWN" "GOT the BLUES"  SUFFER from KIDNEY. BLADDER, NERVOUS DISEASES.  CHROMIC WEAKNKSS,-LCERS.SKIN KH(.'PTIONS,PH.HS.  write for FREE ci.otu bound medical book on  2___. !������.diseases and woMDitaPvi, cures effected by  THB NEW FRENCH REMEDY. No1 K,2N.3  TH E R A PI ������ N _ ^fc&  "Bismnndr for You R'OWN ntlraont. Absolutely FREE  Mo'follow up'circulars. No obligations. Dr. __.ECi_E.ta  MED.CO.-lAVKRSTOCKRtt.HAMPSTEAD t-ONDON.ENli  wc w_xr to rp.ovd. ih__r__p_om witj, sums to������.  Germany's Vain Hope  From the very opening of the campaign���������certainly since the defeat on  the Marne and the failure ot Hinden-  trnrg to destroy the Russian armies  ���������the one hope of victory for Germany has lain in the break-up of the  coalition 'against her. ' The firmness  with which it has stood the shock of  war has been hitherto remarkable.  Neither the necessarily varying interests and objectives of the allied powers nor the heavy strokes dealt successively by Germany at Belgium and  France, at Russia and Serbia have  Leen able to shake in any degree eith-  sr the unity of aim or the conviction  of victory of the Entente.���������London  Daily News and Leader.  Some Facts That Prove ihe Good  fects of Prohibition  The good effects of local opition in  Canada are so wonderful that if they  were thoroughly understood, people  would rise in a great wave b������~x*ebel-  ion against the -enormous burden of  of the liquor traffic. We don't need  to depend on any man's say or the  statement of persons who might be  prejudiced. The last census report  1912 gives facts tliat would convince  any one whose mind is open to conviction.  That report gives tiie following  number of convictions for crime per  ten thousand population in each province. Prince Edward Island 1.1,  New Brunswick 3.8, Nova Scotia 14.8,  Ontario 25.5, Manitoba 27.9, Alberta  40.6, British Columbia 42.3. T^ese  figures show that Alberta and British Columbia, which had no local option, had nearly forty times as much  crime as Prince Edward Island, which  had no licenses, and over eleven  times as much erime as New Brunswick, our next driest province. More  notable still is the fact that the number of <Hji$ivk.tions for crime in each  province are in almost exactly inverse proportion to the amount ot  local option. The more local option  the less crime, the less local option  the more crime. Finally they prove  conclusively that the cause of nearly  all the crime is drink.  These are startling facts, but there  are many others which show what  fools and blind we have been to submit to be bossed by this tyrant that  defies all governments and has shown  its willingness to sell the country to  the Germans rather than give up  , their gains.  Few seem to understand the immense burden of taxation that is  imposed on us by this brutal business. It has recently been shown  that* the taxes collected in the nine  wettest States are sixty per cent,  higher than in the eight prohibition  States. Think of it, sixty per cent,  of the taxes going to produce more  poverty and crime. Suppose we say  that in Canada it is only half of that,  why do we submit to it? In 1912  it was shown that the liquor traffic  cost the country nine times as much  as the revenue received from the business and although they had been  freely published no one has attempted to deny the figui*es. In several  places it has been shown that the  criminals, paupers, and orphans caused by the liquor traffic cost five times  as much as the revenue received  from  the business.  We would respectfully urge that  active measures be taken without delay to spread the truth and so counteract the flood of falsehoods being  spread by the liquor traffic. What  about a Lincoln-Leo Poster campaign?  ���������H. Arnott, M.B., M.C.P.S.  more body-heat  Prof. Frankland demonstrates that COD LIVER OIL  gsneratss  than anything else.  In SCOTT'S EMULSION the  pure oil is so prepared that the  blood profits from every drop,  while it fortifies throat and lungs.  Bit you aro mtbjsct to cold h__z_.<3__  er net; 5f you sbfeer and catch eeW  essiljr: take SCOTT'S EMULSION  H foe oca taonUtt aad "watch iu good  a   effects.  g  14-40       REFUSE SUBSTITUTES.  Effgs Will Be Dear  Labor Income in Minnesota  of  a  Larger     Profits     From  the   Farm  More   Than   Average   Size  The best measure of the size of  farm's business is the number of  hours of man and horse labor annually expended. A unit of labor consists  of ten 'hours of man labor or twenty  hours of horse labor. Labor income  is the amount of the farm produce  used by his household, and of farm  expenses and interest on the investment at five per cent.  Prom records taken, from 400 farms  in Rice county, Minnesota, it appears  that farms with tess than 200 unitsJ,r~  of labor annually gave a labor income  of $97; farms with from 400 to 600  units of labor gave a labor income  of $267; and farms with more than  1,000 units of labor gave a labor income of $605.  The efficiency of man labor is even  more important than the amount of  time expended. Tho labor income  gradually increased from $5, where  the hours of each man for a yeai  were 1,500 or less, to $638, where the  hours of each man were more than  3,500 each year.  All of which indicates that a farm  business of more than average size  gives opportunity for high efficiency  of man and horse labor, and a farm  business of more than average size  coupled with high labor efficiency  brings profits in farming.  Parent���������When . I was a boy, you  know, the doctor said if I didn't stop  smoking cigarettes I would become  feeble minded.  Hopeful���������Well, why didn't you  stop?  E������ERYT  When a mother detects from the  v.Tithiugs and fretting of a child that  worms are troubling it, she can procure no better remedy than Miller's  Worm Powders, which are guaranteed  to totally expel worms from the system. They may cause vomiting, but  this need cause no anxiety, because  it is but a manifestation of their thorough work. No worms- can long exist  where these Powders are used.  Asthma Victims. The man or woman subject to asthma is indeed a  victim. What can be more terrifying  than to suddenly be seized with paroxysms of choking which seem to fairly threaten the existence of life itself. From such a condition Dr. J. D.  Kellogg's Asthma Remedy has  brought many to completely restored  health and happiness. It is known  and prized in every section of this  broad land.  Great Opportunity for Development of  the  Egg Market in Canada  For the first time in a number of  years eggs have taken a prominent  place in Canada's export trade. This  is largely due to the unprecedented  demand for eggs on the part of the  British market and the fact that  British dealers have shown a marked  preference for Canadian eggs over  United States eggs and a willingness  to pay a distinctly higher price for  them.  So great, in fact, has been the demand that Canadian dealers have  shipped practically all of the available Canadian storage product to the  old country. As a result, there is not  in Canada at the present time sufficient eggs in storage to supply home  consumption until * i'resii receipts in  appreciable quantities begin to come  in.  Quantities of eggs from the United  States, however, are being imported  into Canada, some in bond for export,  but the larger part to take the jilace  of the Canadian product exported.  On account of the keen demand for  Canadian eggs iabove mentioned.  United States eggs can be laid down  in Canada at the present time, duty  paid, at several cents per dozen less  than the price at which Canadian  eggs are selling for the export, and  they should be procurable, by the  consumers accordingly.  On the other hand, the Canadian  market at the present time is very  linn for Canadian "specials" (new-  laid) the production of which is not  enough in most instances to supply  the demand at local country markets.  This means that high prices will have  be paid in consuming centres in  order to draw a portion of these supplies from local points. Producers  may therefore definitely expect reasonably {high prices during the period  of low production for fresh gathered  eggs that will grade "specials."  The question has been raised as to  whether the phenomenal demand en  the part of the British market for  Canadian eggs will continue. This  depends entirely upon the quality of  Canadian eggs exported. Canada has  tremendous possibilities as an egg-  producing country. The poultry industry is at present but a mere fraction of what it might be. It remains,  therefore, for those most interested in  the development of his trade to  make the best possible use of their  present opportunities, asd by careful  supervision of -the quality of Canadian eggs going forward to pave the  way for an extensive and profitable  export trade in  the  future.���������Toronto  nln-lio  Constipation  Vanishes Forever  Prem** RsHsf^Pstxisizzi-ml Care  CARTER'S LITTLE  LSVERPSLLS sever  fail.   Purely vegetable���������act surely  tut gently oa  this liver.  Stop after  dinner  distress���������,  cure indi-1  gestton���������improve  lhe eyes. Si  the complexion��������� brighten  \, Small Dose, Small pr  Genuine must bear Signature  all PiU, Small Dose, Small Price*  MATCH '  SPECIALTIES  We have been making matches  for 64 years now���������Domestic  and every other kind.  Some of our specialties are  "THE GASLIGHTBR" with  a 4:j: inch stick-'THE EDDY-  STONE TORCH" for out  door use���������"WAX VESTAS"  for the smoker, and other  varieties.  For home use the most  popular match is the "SILENT  5," but for every use  BUY  WINNIPEG GRAIN E_e__H__  Ucacisex- and Bonded Doatera?  _>Ik������gTO_*t  Mothers Of Little Ones  ./or Years, Restored To Health  by Lydia E.Pinkh,._i, \ *r?~7  eta We Compound.  Hollows in JUggs  Reason     For    Air  Spaces   Found   sn  Every  Egg  There is ah air space in every egg,  but we notice it particularly in a boiled one, because the contents have  been made solid by cooking and made  the hollow space more appavent. This  space is a provision of nature so that  the chick which grows within the  shell may 'have air to breathe from  the time it comes to life until it becomes strong enough to break through  -    /.'. i."*: "lie  outside  world.  Kind Oldy Lady���������I'm sure you  won't mind niy asking* you, but are  you a relative of Capt. Jones of Mud-  ford?  Tho Officer���������Madam, I am Capt.  Jones of Mudford.  Kind Old J_ady���������All, then, that accounts for the. extraordinary resemblance.  '.. o :.������(;..������������������������ .������;,<..  Canadian women are continually writ-)  flnff ua such letters ns the two following,  which are heartfelt expressions of gratitude for restored health:  Glanford Station, Ont ���������"I havo ta-  .ken Lydia E. Pinkham's Vcgetablo Com-  pound and never  found any medicine  to compare with it.  I had ulcer.? and falling of womb and  doctors did mo no  good. I suiTcrcd  droadfully for years  until I began taking  your medicine. I also recommend it for  nervousness ami indigestion. ������������������ ��������� Mrs.  Henrv -Clark. Glanford Station. Ont  Chcstcrvillc, Ont. ��������� " I hoard your  onodicines highly praised, nnd a year ago  3 began taking thorn for falling of womb  and ovarian trouble.  "My loft side pained mo nl) the t?m*>  and just before my periods which wer������  Irregular and painful it would bo worao.  To sit down caused mo pain and Buffering and I would bo oo nervoua aomo-  iiiiicu that i could uot bear to nee any  ono or hear any ono speak. Lit tie apock������  would float before my eyes and I wu  alwaya constipated.  "I cannot say too much for Lydia B.  Pinkham'H Vegotablo Compound and  Liver Pills, for thoro are no medicines  Diko them. I liavo taken thorn and I  rrccommenri them to all women. You may  publish tfil.<. testimonial. *'-Mm. Stb-  IMIKN .������. MjWtTiN, Che-derviib., Ontario1,  Cunitdtt-  W. N. U. 1008  life in the egg it is  necess.-ry that it bo subjected to a  certain degree of heat i'or a period ot  21 days. When this is not dono. the  egg remains indefinitely in Its raw  state. When it is boiled the pocket  of air within the s_i->ll, which would  hwVo been used up by the chick if tho  eggs had been set to hatch, beginS  to light for Its space, and pushes tho  boiled contentH of the egg back, leav-  tho hollow  space.  A party of tourists in Ireland came  across a, native whitewas'hing the  front of his house.  .. "Halloa, Pat," said one. "Why  ai'eu't you whitewashing the back as  well as the front?"  "Well," said Pat, "it's jusr. for the  same reason that you don't put a  front on the back of your shirt."  No mother of young children should  be without a box of Baby's Own Tablets. The Tablets are mother's best  friend and are as good as a doctor in  the house. Concerning them Mrs. P.  Wurger, Iugersoll, One, writes: "1  have used Baby's Own Tablets for the  past eight years and would not be  without them. I can highly recommend them to alt mothers of young  children." The Tablets are sold by  medicine dealers or *by mail at 25  cents a :box from Tiie Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockville. Ont.  tn   .    i . ., - _..,., .  An elderly gentleman was observed  acting rather nervously in a department store and the floorwalker -approached him.  "Anything I  can   do  for you, sir?"  "I have  lost my wife,"  "Ah, yes, mourning goods two  flights up," promptly responded the  floorwalker.  LACK OF MONEY  Was a Godsend in This Case  ���������������������������������������������"  ������������������   '   '���������"���������  thai  a  lack  of  ing  Minard'3  thcrla.  Liniment     Cures     Dlph-  Enlistment In Winnipeg  The official recruiting statistics in  Winnipeg from December J. to December ir> aro uh folio wu:  l.ngllHhmon, 295; Canadians. 217;  Scotsmen, 1.(51; Irishmen, ill); oilier  nations, 111. Tho figures speak eloquently of the intense patriotism of  the. men from thcae littlo Islands  uc.roKS tlin rfoii. Nnll'lii!*; ''fir. change  7ho love and affection that the native-  born l-Jiitisilioi* has I'or his homo lnnd.  The young Scotsman, aged oightean,  who Ira veiled 5,000 miles from tho  wilds of tho far north to enlist, is  uuiy au example ot what JOngllshuion^  Irlshmou, Scotsmen, and Welshmen  ura doing tlio world ovor. And the  same blood that loves froodoni and  i fair play courses through rh. volim  ' ut' the men ol Canada. -Thoy may  nevci* havo scon tho old land, but.  (hoy nr-* of the tmnio old stock. Tho  only rivalry between Briton and Canadian hi as to who .shall do Iho most  l'or   tho   empire.���������Winnipeg   Tribui.o,  It     is  not  always  money is a- benefit.  This lady owes her health to the  fact tlmt she could not pay in acl-  vanco tho fee demanded by a speeic.-  ist to treat hor for stomach trouble.  In telling of her case sho says:  "I 'had bees treated by four different physicians, during 10 years or  stomach trouble. Lately I called on  another who told mo lie could noi  cure mo; that 1 had neuralgia of tho  stomach. Then I went to a specialist who told me I had catarrh of t. .a  stomach and said he could euro me in  four months but would have to havo  his money down, i couid not raise  tho necessary sum und In my extremity I was led to quit coffee and try  Postum.  "Tho results havo been magical. I  now S'loop well' nt night, something 1  had not dono for a long time; the  pain In, my stomach in gone and I nm  a diffcrout woman.  "Every time I had tried to stop coffee I puff ered from severe heailcahoa,  so 1 continued to drink it although I  had reason to believe it was injurious  to me." (Tea, also, Is harmful, ho-  (.nuse lt contains caffeine, the samr.  poisonous drug found in coffoo). "But  Vt'i'-i'.ii   I   liii-il   i'lii-tilhl   Iii   oui.L   i\J   ii.    \v .Iti  different,  "To my surprise I did not miss coffoo whon I hogan to drink Postum.  "Coffee had bt'.n steadily und surely }.j..i_i!- uio .inJ I .'.i'ii.'t Hilly ivui-  l/.o what wan doing it until 1 quit w.d  changed to Porilum." Namo given by  Canadian Postum Co., Windsor, Onr.  comes lu (wo forms:  Cereal���������lho original farm--  well   I'otH'il.     Jtio    nnd   r-'5c  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc,  The president of the university had  dark circles under liis eyes. His  cheek was pale, his lips trembling; he  wore a hunted expression.  "You look ill," said his wife. "What  is wrong, dear?"  "Nothing much." he replied. "But-���������  I���������had a fearful dream last night, and  I feel this morning as if ���������as if I���������''  It was ovident that his nervous system  wus shattered  "What waa the dream?" asked his  wll'o.  "I���������I dreamed the trustees required  tihat���������that I should���������that I should  pass the fre_hman examination for���������  admission!" sighed th.> president.  Vc-.vara  of  Ofntmants  tor Catarrh  That'  Contain Mercury  ������* mercury will surely doatroy the sense  of amell nnd completely dermiso tho  whole system when cmorlng Jt throiiKli  tho mucous BUi'facea. Such artlcloa should  never bo used oxcont on ������*������i*".er)r>tlons  from v. putaDle phy.iiclanw, na tlio dumniro  thoy will do la ten fold to tho good vou  can iiosslbly derive from thorn. Jfall'M  Catarrh Cure, manufactured by l-\ J.  Clu-ney &��������� Oo,, Toledo, O., uontalna no  mercury, and la taken internally, actlnp;  directly upon tho blood and mucous aur-  racau of tho oyatom. In huylnc Ilall'M  Cutarrh Cure bo uuro you ir->i tiii c-n-  uino. lt Im lulccn Internally and mado  In Toledo. Ohio, by l'\ J. Cheney & Co.  ToNtlmonlal-   free.  Bold by JDrutfKisia. Price, 7Gc. per bot-  tlo. ���������      _-.  Tolc������ llatl'* Family rill* for conutlpa-  tiou.  It pays to sliip your gram to a reuaoaa  Commission Firm. Best attention giv*a  to consignments.  SOOB5RKAK ������:   piECA-iY CO., LTD.  Grain Eschange. Winnipeg  Ship to SAMUEL. SPINK. Pioneer Grain Caw*  mission Merchant, for best remits.   Grades cttaam  '.illy watched���������S*!e_> i__ac io oral i_.c_Vui_.__w���������*  iProtnpt returns. Try us.   Shipping bills on re<s������ss_  206 Grain Exchange, Winnipeg, Man.  Reference���������Union and Royal Banks.  Ship Your Grain To  SARTLETT & LANGILLE  Grain Commission Merchants, SlO GrainE_ec_j_mm  A reliable firm who aim to civc satisfaction. Special  attention   given   to   grading.     Liberal   advance*  made.  -  RANDALL, GEE & MITCHELL, LTD.  GRAIN COMMISSION  Grain Exchange,     ���������     ���������     Winnipeg  Minneapolis,       ���������       Duluth  THOS. ERODSE. S. A. 'HARGRAFT,  Manager Sac.-Trot*.  UNION GRAIN COMPANY, LTD..  O.HAIN   COMUISSION   MERCHANTS  602 Grain Exchange.        ��������� Winnipeg, Mao.  THE CONTINENTAL OBAIN CO.. LTD..  Licensed, Bonded, solicits your grain coasignmo^to.  Liberal Advances���������Prompt returns.  isr anxxu KXCHANOS.  WINNIPEG. ��������� ��������� MAN.  ,- _ I, ., - _     .      . ��������� ��������� ���������   -    ���������    -...--  For good results and best service ship yout .grata  to  this  aggressive and  experienced Commuuoa  ,House. always ready to buy your grain on track.  BLACKBURN m MILLS.  CSS Crnin Exchange, ��������� Winnipeg  AUTOMOBILE DEALERS'  DIRECTORY   HupmoWte'-^^.KSI?^  Get the 1916 Catalog  JOSEPH MAW A CO..  LIMITED.  WINNIPCO  jEW^ Wood's Etaetfhotiaft/  ^ttfS)v? i3 -77'������ ^ re ut JCiigli������h Jiemedy.  ___"i__/ __L .2/ '���������i,������"-"B ttuti iuvigoratou tiio whom  Jm _n������_Tft_i_Siri nci'voim nyatem, maksa now Blood  ���������IgpilllHMuxw'^ 0|{j Veins, Cic.v.t iVervou*  Dtbiliiu, Mental and IJrain Worry, Despoil-  dencv. Loss cf Jinet'ov. PalpitnUon cf iho  Heart, JiWfh'na lUemtiry. Vt'irt. %\ j������*r h*r, m\r  for 9,1. Ono will p!<*auc, uix will euro, fioklbyall  dri.nir_.itfl or rinlli'd in jiluin "r>l_g. on receipt of  Rrl<".-. JVfu> piivtphlfl mailed free. THE WOOD  IEDICINe! CCTOBOtfro. rriT. ir������uwl-f Wl-.<_ur.>  iiw," mild KnohlciKh.  very     uii|.i������.n..iiiit  -iiw-  "Aw,  ho    ir.v  Anu'i'li'niiH   lo   he  im-oi.1i".       wlu.m  HW'"1.    It)   (iilUK'!"."  "Oh. i don't ..now," .mihi  run f-li-1. "No more tin tl  to he };iTVorncd hy iiuupU1  not  .mlc you to illsiiifi*."  "IL  ior  miiiHt  you  Kovonioil     hy   ..'������  -���������   ��������� . ..   .. ..... .1    4.  Uir- A-JUr!"  ;m l'or you  who would  1'o.ituin  Poatum  inilflt   ho-  pitr-katvoM.  Inutnnt  diSMOlVl'M  wntor  ;.()���������- ami r������(V tlnii.  !)���������>_!)   h!..'Iv   arc   ���������  .  and   '"oi.L  iihiiiit   the  mniio.  '"J'liorc'rt   ������   Ki'iiHon"   i'or  ���������uold hy  Pootum   a   ..olu1)Ir>  (Illicitly   In   u   (nip  ind,   with   civiim    nnd  _.    4.. l,\ ttJ.i,,  ������-_ ���������������.-,<_  form���������-  of   hot  > (iMi^tf my.  Calliint Major - Itv. R'liu.1 I nm to _���������(_._  yo about, again, mo ri.nr lady; hut  what wan  Ir.  that,  wrui  iroiihllni-   >. ?  (.onvahwoul���������1 "wii.. vory, vory ill,  Alajor, through jHonmino puisonim*;.  .Major Dear, dear, now! What,  wiih that an' dolli-lum lrpni_-n.s you  ui'vor know what to cat or drink nowaday.!.  Only One Fatal Accident  Tn tlio l ruTiRportinn; of the Canadian troops hy land nnd wntor a most  gratify I ui*; record luiri boon nchievul  bv those in charge. There have ko  t'tii' boon train-ported by rail 225.00O  men and ont of this lanre inirnbo-  thero was only ono fatul aecldont, On  lho ocean thero wero transported  U'1,.M>:. mon, including 1,2!K> to Bor-  ninda and Sr. l.nrla and 1.S71 brought  hack lo Cau.-Hln. Out ol nil the rum-  bur eniricd ou liie ocean there wan  not.   a   t'lti^lo   ai-eid'-iit.  .ii  >..... mil..  per cup.  .I'o.stiim.  lirocera.  Why  can   be  way'.-i (  ruiflVr  root;  urn  Ci  from  d   out  ire.  COI'IIK  b.v    u  when   (liry  An A,   llollo-  "I- In   need  of filinlri  Mill-Ill lOII.'l    lo    lllil  A McOn-lt mlnlnli  tniiM conveyed hiti  congregation :  'AW..;,  hit-mi-., iii<" ivin.   im  ur.'.onily  in need of iiiller, mid nn we have I'ulj.  ed lr. col ni'Miey lionemly we will lmvi������  ' to woe what a bazaar ciau do for ua."  Minard's  Cowo.  Liniment Cures Garget In  Huh One night whllo you were  away 1 heard a burglar. You tdiould  have open me ;;oln<'. ilownid.ali*,. tUreo  iitepii at it time.  Wife (who lcnowi; lilm i ��������� Wliern tn������ii-������  lie, on  lhe  rooi"  mm ii >n _iiiIim " m**mmm*****m*t**mi,* i \m,m n ���������   m������ i n ��������� ���������_������������������������������������ ��������� ___.n__-.i_., .i. i��������� ������ ������ m i. hm . i ,tS������*x tt inu������.���������a'AU. .V. ���������������������������������  UOMi: VKLAVMtNl. 'Describe your <ll������*t>w������.  ������h_S wiil������ itxr ir*e uso it *m������I tssliwieaials,  Tlli. CANAUA CANCt.lt  INUTITUTE. I  *m t-,,, ,m ���������-������,��������� i i     . .,������     *...������.-.   -  ���������AttummmsXi  K___HSS__������-  SSSSS  '������������������Hi  '.lfW!l'W������li������Ml.l|l������l!|',������^y!1MMH^^  MMlMaiimiMMIMiL'BlM THE CRESTON REVIEW  USE  i  Recommended  bv  Physicians all over  Canada.  I!  CrestooOrug&BookGOi  PWAWH  fi7  CRKSTON  Local and Personal  Wall papers ? Jackson's advt.^will  interest you.  Birth���������In Creston, on February  12th, to Dr. and Mrs. Hail, a son.  Ladies, misses and children's stockings 15c per pair���������see  Mercantile  Oo.  j advt.  Dr. Hall left yesterday on a business  trip to Calgary, and will be gone  several days.  Timothy and Clover Hay Foh  Sale or exchange for good milch cow.  ���������R. Lamont, Creston.  Mrs. A. L. Cameron, who litis been  with Cranbrook friends for the past  f.Vil*;".;-.   -r������.������_*_.lra    t.Af-.iiT.rtfwl l-w-_l,___������ %*_Jcl_.*t-_1������1 V .  Mrs. Quain, who has been with  friends at Bull River and other points  for some weeks, returned home on  Tuesday.  Nelson News: P. B. Fowler of Fernie paid a week-end visit to his children at. the Bay nes ranch of W.  Williamson.  Owing to a snowstide east of Fernie  Fresh Milk Fob Sale���������Ten cents  per quart, if called for.���������P. G. Ebbutt,  Creston.  Mrs. J. W. Dow returned on Monday from quite an extended visit with  Cranbrook friends. .  C. O. Rodgers left on Sunday on a  business trip to Calgary, Alta., and  other ptaivie points.  J. B. Moran of the Creston House  was a passenger to Cranbrook on Snn-  ujiy, I'ei.tU-iiilg to-itiiy.  Houses Wantkii---Team eayuses or  horses. Will pay cash. Send particulars to Drawer '.\8, Creston Post-  oftlce.  Miss K. Leadbeater arrived from  Nelson on Monday, aud will spend the  llfXt'   1V"\V    ������ *."V*lv_5.     ftlMI      liVTH       H.IIIL,        x.xta.  (Dr.) Hail.  The Ued Cross depot will be open as  usual on Tuesday afternoon. The  great demand is for old linen, and  socks, of coin-so.  Have you enough coal and wood on  hand for the final cold snap which  Mayor Little assures us is due tomorrow ov next- dav.  i  somewhere Creston had no westbound      Clothes cleaned, pressed and repair  ; express on Friday.    It  arrived  about. j ed. goods called for and delivered,   or  t     _____  1   .  __*__���������  i*. ti  Umitaa  :o_  --������ T_ T .   O T*-*'-*-. X"������  <o_v.r.b i ui\  "���������-_  Head   Offices  C.\   T    t~\   A   X5 t"  x\ _U*ct_*_ rv i  ���������k    __.T ,-> y\ ��������������� l  .-\r-"iv_."_-? L."-  VER;  EDMONTOA.  De.sl- rs in  EAT  Wholesale and  Retail  Fish  =  Game.   Poultry  and Oysters  in Season  2 a.m. on Saturday.  i  I The first robins of the season were  '��������� observed ou Tuesday. Both Post-  lmaster Gibbs and .las. Cook were  | favored with a call the same day.  j     Mi*,  and  Mrs.  Bohiee   of Waideck  iSask..   spent   Monday   and   Tuesday  he iv   inspecting the   ranch property  the former "purchased here from Rose  : & Watcher in 1914.  Capt. E.   Mallandaine was in from  the internment camp at Morrissey on  Wednesday,  and  will spend a short  : leave here.    His health has not  been  right for a week back.  Mrs. Higginson left on Saturday to  j join her husband at Michel, where  I they will reside in future. Mrs. Pol-  ! lett has moved into the Johnston  j cottage on Victoria Avenue.  j    These be busy times foi* local ranch-  night     Institute  rrv__.������i;__rV������(-. f.Via T������.  i ers.      Wednesday  I   ���������**_CL"'"OC_*_-_'0__ ������_1"     *���������"* V*. V.      ������������*__r������.%_������  We have tht goods, and  our prices are reasonable  Boar for Service  Registered Lar^e English Berkshire Boar, Creston Boy, for service.  Fee $3.     STOCKS & JACKSON, j At other places on the river that froze  \ stitute monthly meeting and on Mon-  j dav the Fruit- Growers Union annual.  I Miss Amy Ebbutt left on Sunday  [for Nelson where she enters the  | Kootenay Lake Hospital as a nurs*** in  ��������� training. Mrs. Ebbutt accompanied  j her and spent a few days with friends  [ in the city.  ; Creston ranchers heard with great  j satisfaction Wednesday's announcement that the duty on fruit entering  I Canada is to be double. In future  j apples will enjoy protection to the  I extent of 30 cents a box.  ��������� The ice harvest is on at Creston.  i The best of it is coming from the ferry  ! channel on the Kootenay where 18  ! inches of almost clear ice is obtained.  Mountain View Ranch.  over earlier it is better  thick.  than  two feet  ��������� Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territory and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre." Not  more than 2,500 acres v. ill he leased to  ���������me. applicant.  Application foi a lease must be made  by the applicant in perHonto the Agent! definitely announced for Friday oven-  . r Sub-Agent of tho district in which 1 jnR m.x<   February 25th, in Mercantile  tlie rights applied ior are situated. \ rr ,,     Y      ii.j-    \    x*      %      ,.  It, surveyed territory the land must i II"1K In ������������������'^'- *���������" *������<��������� I'loeutionnry  be described by sections, or legal sub- j offorts of the half dozen candidates,  divisions oj sections, and in iinsurvoy- thero will be several musical numbers  ed territory the tract applied for shall ftnrl an midrcsH. Tho public is cordial-  be staked out by the applicant himself.  A few more days of this mild showery weather and Geo. Huscroft will  have no worries about the necessity of  a house boat. With the heavy snowfall going off gradually the danger of  excessive high water on the flats  grows slowly but surely less.  Creston board of trade has been  asked to send one or more delegates  to a conference at Cranbrook on Tuesday and Wcdnesdoy next "to discuss  matters of general interest"���������ono of  which is a memorial to the B.C.  government to proceed with the completion of the Banff-Windermere road.  The adjourned silver medal contest,  a  feature of W.C.T.U.  activities,   is  Knell  application   must  be acc.omp-;  aniod by a fee of $5 which will be re- i  funded if the rights applied i'or are not j  available, hut wit otherwise. A royalty i  ���������diall he paid on the merchantable out- j  nut of the mine at the rate of five cents '  per ton. j  Tbe person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent witii sworn returns  ���������ii counting  for   the  full   quantity  of  merchantable coal   mined and pay the  Kiy'i.t.y tlicleon.      ft   I lie   coal   Ihiilihg  rights  are   tint,   being  operated,   such  ret urns should   tie   furnished   af  least  "liee ii yenr.  Tie- lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted ta pill-chime whatever iivnihible  ��������� nl face rights may be iieceh.iury for lite  working of the mine at the rale of $10  .ui aere.  Fur full informal ion application  -lioulil li" made to the Secretury ol the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or to nny agent or NnP Aj.^enl of  Dominion Landr*.  ly invited to attend.  An impartial enquiry into the. butter  making abilities of the Jersey cows  owned by Mayor Little and W. II.  Crawford shows the Little animal  equal to 0 pounds a week as compared  with   18  pounds    weekly    from   the  leave at S.   A.   Speers   store���������H.   F.  Weber, Box 16, Creson.  Rev. R. B. Pow will be in Nelson on  Sunday next, preaching in  St. Paul's  Church.    Rev.   Mr. Steyens of Cranbrook will take the services  here that  day.  F. W. Ash received a cable on Monday that S.S. Lapland, on which  Marion sailed for* England, some three  weeks ago, had arrived at Liverpool  without mishap.  Messrs. Cherrington, Rose. Bevan,  Boyd, Pow and a few more citizens  agree that no person realizes what a  quantity of water is consumed in a  house until the stuff has to be packed.  The band will supply the music for  the Ladies Guild leap year ball in the j  Parish Hall on February 29th.   From j  present appearances the affair will be  one of the biggest successes of  the  seasot*.  The W.C.T.U. are grateful to Mi-s.  Geo. Heald and Mrs. Fred Smith for  the necessasy material for making two  quilts which, when manufactured by  the lrdies, will be sent on to the rescue  1. ~x.    XT ..,_,_  uume tin   v ciinjv. w v _r.  It is sure to be a case of "we wont  go home till morning" when floor  manager Timmons gets things under  way at the "Irish Night" the ladies of  Creston Roman Catholic Church are  arranging for March 17th.  One of the oldest and best known  horticultural officials to visit the Valley passed away on Wednesdar at  Vancouver, in the person of Thos.  Cunningham, the chief fruit pests inspector.    He was 60 years of age.  There will be servicein Christ Church  on Sunday morning and evening, and  possibly a couple of evenings during  the week in connection with a wartime mission being held throughout  Kootenay diocese. Rev. Mr. Harrison  of Kaslo wiii be in charge.  The annual meeting of the Fruit  Growers Union will be held on Monday afternoon in the Auditorinhi,  commencing at 2 o'clock. The balance  sheet reached the shareholders on  Saturday, From all appearances  thero vvill bo a large attendance and  an interesting session.  A short-notice meeting of ranchers  was held in the Auditorium on Wednesday night when addresses were delivered by A. II. Flack, a prairie fruit  inspector, on * "Standardization of  Fruit Packages;" and by E. Smith, a  Dominion cold storage export, on  '-Pre-cooling and careful handling of  fruit." Jas. Cook occupied the chair.  The attendance was fairly largo.  One of the old-time large crowds  was in evidence on Wednesday night  at the whistdrive at tho R.O. rectory  at which the prize winners were Mr.  and Mrs. Geo. Huscroft. Their scores  for January and February also entitled  them to tbo grand prize for the two  months' play.   The ladies are looking  THE   HOME  OF   THE  TRANSIENT  m I  *>* ���������  COMMODIOUS  SAMPLE  j?GO M S  \THE BEST AND MOST  POPULAR HOTEL: iN  THE   KOOTENAYS  Run on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled service in  all departments. Kitchen  staff (including cook) all  white ladies. Every comfort  and attention given to guests  The bar is s upplied with  only the best brand of  goods.  H. DOYLE  Children's Black Ribbed Stockings  Sizes 5r 5i   6, 6������, 7  Misses  Black   Ribbed   Stockings  Sizes  7������,  8,  8������  Women's Black Ribbed Stockings  Sizes  8J-,   9, 9������  These are a real good wearing kind  jind the price for any size 15c. pair  Creston Mercantile Go.  _Jorfl-  ifiGiw  LIMITED  A snow and mudslide at Kimert  about 18 miles east of Creston delayed  the westbound two hours on Wednesday.  One of Creston's progressive ranchers figures the doubling of t he duty on  enhances the value of the Valley fruit  lands $50 an acre.  Thou. Crawford, who was called to  Fort William, Out., about three weeks  ago owing to the illness of his father,  returned on Friday.  NEWS OF KOOTENAYS  Fornio Free Press; Tlio cold weatln t  has put tho plumbing h.i.sinoHs in tin  same money-making class as the  manufacture of ammunition.  At tho Lawrence Mitchell farm at  Golden during the January cold wceka  the flock of 00 hens averaged 25 eggs  <* ������l������i,y--iV Columbia Valley record.  The   Sullivan     mine  at   Kimborly  ever expected to see such a long and  unbroken period of cold weather in  the Okanagan as we have experienced  since the first of January. The navigation of the Okanagan Lake is for  the ilrst time in over twenty years  seriously endangered.  Tho Nows reminds its readers that  twenty years ago last week buttercups wore in bloom in Vernon,  When an adequate coke supply is  available another furnace will be  blown iu at Greenwood smelter.  The vegetable eyaporal ���������v.; plant at.  Grand Forks is shipping a carload of  its finished product east every   week.  The vegetable evaporating plant at  Vernon is handling a great, deal of  frozen cabbage at present���������mostly  from Armstrong.  On Tuesday last Archie Aberdeen  of Greenwood almost expired whih.  coughing up a piece of clay pipe stem  whieh he had almost swallowed.  Crawford   bovine.    Mr.   Crawford   Is  for a good time and a  large crowd at | shipped 17 ears of ore ov Friday   last,  eonddenl. loo, that hnd his eow   been   their '-Irish Night" in the Auditorium  able to get nil tho drinking   water she  needed she might have given more.  Some forty couples were in attendance at the band's St. Valentine's  dance in the Auditorium on Monday  uiglif. A specially attractive programme of iininbeiH was submitted  which, ennplcd with iho bos!-ye!  music and quality rolre.ihinoiitH,  renders any ment ion of a mood time  'ihtiosl sii|>et Ilnoiiti. The music wan by  the bund. T. Hufterlleld,  aud a   throo-  W. U\ CORY, n-imly  Mi.,i..|ei of,    .  11... l..l.-1-...v piece   orchestra   of   Messrs.    ("inning  V Ft      rii.iufhnrl'/edi.nhliniliniinf (hi*   '">������������������ Mawson (violins) and T. Uoodwm,  i.|\ ertI'.eiiient will not lie punt lot.        pimm  on March 17fli.  T. Olieuyk, an Austrian reservist,  who comes in from the Loop once a  monlli fo report to the provincial  poliee, had his head and shoulder  rather badly briii.srd while attempting  to board Friday's westbound puiuiei.-  ger nt Kitchener. The train did not  slow down ns iimcii as HHiinl uiui while  trying to got on he (ailed to get a footing on the nlep.i and wao dragged and  bumped about coiiHiderably before the  train eould be slopped. Uo Witn de-  laineii here x nn iVionday to rooupoi-  ale.  a record for the mine. The employees  have had another raise in pay���������the  .second aince July.  Oranbrook's water reseryoir, which  has a capacity of 1.005,500 gallons iu  good old Hummer time is only equal to  580,000 gallons when the ice forms,  according to recent testa.  At. Movie the eovotes are ropm-fed  tn be fattening up on dead deer meat,,  the latter dying of .starvation,   being  unable to ���������/.������������������������' anything to eat   owing  to the Ice niiMt on tne .mow.  m   m     m*     m       m  _____F^^-__1     M&LrXlKk     Ci ___9  MltUliN ill JU ill  The -Jeweler  Watch, Clock, and   Jowelery  Repairing promptly attended  I.O,  Wo  it Mil I  i /��������� Hum  guarantee  t-lOIMJJM-ll.  sn I.ir,fact ion.  i       . ..            ...... i  |           Vl'lltOII It.'two       .-������>)..i ..������_)   ������  A������ .  |������(. r.ll|,|(l I I  I        ...                               ,   ,   , -                         .... ....     ,   l ���������  |  III    _ IM      * t   t t     -MM'  I llll .   ��������� ���������'    Ilk        Ilk. >���������!.>< I | .   k.  |  CRESTON  B.C.  wmmmmmmx*  MM  nm  mm$mm

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