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Vol. VIII.
CRESTON, B. C, FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 1916
No. 10
The
916 Selling
Plans Discussed
A very representative turnout was
in evidence at Tuesday night's meeting of the shareholders of the Creston
Fruit Growers'Union, Ltd., whon 1916
financing and marketing problems
were very much to the fore.
J.   W. Hamilton was chosen vice-
president in place of James Compton.
resigned,  ana Andy Miller wiii take
Mr. Hamilton's place on the board of
directors for this year.   Owing to the
articles   of   association    requiring  a
three-fourths vote favorable   to any
change in the qualification of directors
the motion of the previous meeting to
amend this clause to enable the holder
of one share to be eligible for election
for director, on which the  vote stood
some 16 to 38,   was declared lost, the
<>Id order of things remaining effective.
Those entrusted with the sale of nt w
stock on the 5 per cent- basis reported
progress.   The guarantees to date are
close to $1,900,  with the expectation
of $2,500. and not less than $2,000, being finally secured.   The work will be
continued and a final report made at
another meeting on the 25th.
The revised version of the packing
and marketing committee's report was
up for further consideration and after
a few more minor amendments was
accepted. All the lines handled last
year will again be taken  care of this
intends moving to Bull River, where
he has secured a position as filer in the
sawmill.
Miss Annie Hamilton was a week-
end visitor with friends in Yahk, returning on Monday.
Another nice fall of snow on Wednesday morning makes a fellow feel
like the fellow that received the long
expected letter from home without
the usual remittance cheque enclosed.
Road boss Sam Scott is busy these
days repairing the roads in the Brick-
son district. Several additional men
haye been added to the force working
on the Goat River bridge.
Miss Nita Reid, who taught Erickson school last term, and who had her
leg fractured in a sledding accident at
Grand Forks during Christmas week,
was able to be out for the first time on
March 10th.
B. J. O. Richardson's clutch of eight
Barred Rocks are doing themselves
proud in'egg produetion this month.
So far their daily average is seyen
eggs while on two days last week the
output was up to eight.
two Christmas blow-
foi*   iihe reason   why
Variety to Red
Cross Budget
Those of the Creston recruits who
surviye the war,  and are in shape,
are due to have
outs this year,
that the bos of yuietide stockings,
candies,   smokes, etc., that the local
Red Cross ladies shipped in November
only reached the men. overseas about
the endof February^   The following
letter,   bearing date February   24th,
from the secretisry of the Ladies Committee of the Canadian "War Contingent Association, London,   England,
explains    matters    very    nicely.   It
reads :
'���In a consignment received a day
or two ago was a case from your
society, containing.���';���Christmas stockings and other Christmas cheer.    You
Coleman, Alta., on Wednesday. They
have rented the S. Trombley ranch
for this year,
Wm. Trotter, who left here ahout a
year ago for Macleod, Alta., returned
yesterday and will spend some days
in Creston straightening up business
affair.
Seed Potatoes Fob Sale���Any
quantity up to two tons. Varieties:
Gold Coin and Dooley. Grown on
new land. Small ones well culled out.
Deliyery now if desired. Spuds right.
Prices right. Apply to *R. G. A.
Hockley, near Creston.
J. S. Descbamps, the well-known
Rossland lumberman, was here on
Monday with a view to purchasing
the logs cut on the Winlaw limits in
the 1914-15 seasons���some five million
feet all told, If the deal goes through
he will raft them to Nelson and saw
them at his mill at that point.
Creston Observes
St. Patrick Night
W, B. Embree has; been busy repairing the broken telephone wires caused
by the falling of trees cr. ihe lines adjacent to the bridge   building  work.
All the cotton wood and pines up the
season, but crated apples will not be I river, above the about-to-be "has been"
1,  2 ' bridge, have been felled.
ieaturea.    xne   i-eguiauior.   incs.
and 3 wiii prevail for 1916.
The marketing policy for 1916 was
threshed out at some, length. The
consensus of opinion was that beyond
points in tiie Crow's Nest "Pass there,
should be iin monkeyine _svith. selliiig
to Retailors. Everjr effort will be
made to secure a reliable wholesale
firm to take the year's entire output,
except that required for Crow points,
with Roy Staples in charge as managing director. Definite announcement
on thi** latter point will likely be made
after Saturday night's conference.
Erickson
Matt. Clayton returned last.week
from the Reclamation Farm, where
he has been working for C. Blair.
It is reported that W. Searle of
Bankhead, Alta., will move on to his
l^aucniiere in "tihe spring.
John Wood has written home from
France for the firsttime since arriving
there. " He had just come out of the
trenches for the first spell, and was
quartered in a barn for sleeping purposes. The most rigidly imparted advice he has got is not to stick his head
above the parapet. There has been no
word from John Carfra lately.
Miss A. Ryckman of Cranbrook,
who has been Mrs. Telford's guest for
some weeks, returned home on
Sunday.
J. T. Shorthouse and family moved
on to the Maxwell ranch from Creston
on Thursday last.
Frand Putnam has sold ix, carload of
potatoes to the P. Burns Co., at $20
ton f.o.b. cars here.
Few Erickson ranchers will attempt
to grow small vegetables for market
this year on account of the prevailing
low prices tho past two seasons���so
low, in some instances, as to hardly
pay for seed, to say nothing of crates
and labor.
At tho W.C.T.U. meeting at Mrs. G.
Curtwright's on the Oth in addition to
the quilting, at a short business meeting after tho sowing, Mrs. St. Jean
road a splendid paper on  "Women's
Work for Temperance.   Ono striking
point raised was:   "Being chief sufferers womon hav�� taken the load in trying to put tho traffic In liquor down."
Speaking of tho cost she quoted from
Harold   Cox,   a   financial  authority,
"tlmt Britain spends tho  enormous
dum of 050 million dollar (or according
I.o other figures quoted by Mrs.  Spaf-
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IMLM,       **t*x. mm m^f, tx . t*l .       |ilWIUi,n.'|       i..*..-
million dollars) per annum. If Britain wore to do away with drink the
British peoplo might pay for- the war
and still have everything, cxivpl,
liquor, that thoy havo now, and thon
havo 100 million over for social
betterment. Men agitate thnt we need
the license money; hut what do tho
paltry liconacu amount to when we
look at rhe vaat suffering and lho
huge expense of keeping up prisons
und anyluma of all kindn."���Com.
The very find, of the 1010 rhubarb
crop wan marketed on Saturday by J.
W. Franor. It wiih dark housogrown,
of fair Hi'/,��.) and good color,    lie had a
Fred    KliiigehNinith   Iuih  leased hlu
lO-iiore ranch to Frank Putnam,  and
Canyon City ranchers are smiling
over the prospects of the new bridge,
bnt mud and more mud is the chief
topic of conversation, excepting the
new bridge, of course.
Having won out in their efforts to
secure the new bridge, Can you City
people are at loss just now for something to promote for the welfare of the
community. How about Erickson
getting busy to have their depot
moved down to the crossing, where it
should be.
Mrs.- A. R. Swanson of Sirdar was a
visitor here Monday and Tuesday.
Mrs. Earnhardt and daughter returned to Glenlilly on Sunday.
Jim Maxwell now occupies the company house at the Canyon, and will
drive team during tho summer.
Tho oldest Inhabitant cannot recollect anything in tho entertainment
lino at Creston that succeeded in drawing so large a crowd from here as tho
Irish Night on tho 17th.
Tho sawmill closed on Monday, The
planer and shingle mill are still running. When It is poHsihlologging will
commence and keep up all summer.
At last Jim Johnston is driving full
steam ahead, with a- crew   of nineteen
men,  building  tho long wished   for
high level bridge ovor tho Goat River.
Ho has a crowj driving piles,  another
working on a rock ledgo blasting, and
another cutting a now  right  of way.
The new hHdgc will bo situated about
200 feet up tho river from the old one,
and will ho 00 foot higher.    It will cost
roughly,   $5,000,   will hitmen  the old
grade about half, to say nothing of bowlder, safer, the now approach  made
no the water will  not run down  the
middle of the road, and will ho the biggest boost to Erickson and  Canyon
Oity   y*'*  l����n'��ii��'����* <��<l   I��y   (he trovern-
nient.
may possibly be disappointed that
your Xmas. stockings and cakes did
not arrive in timeV for the holiday
week, but I can assure these good
things will really be more appreciated
by the men at the front now than they
would haye been had they arrived on
time. At the immediate Christmas
season they received so much that 1
am sure they will enjoy the good cheer
forwarded by you-now when there is
not so much going forward. You
would: be surprised at the enormous
quantities of things we send to the
front each month. Sometimes the
socks run to over' 30,000 pairs, and
such things as tobacco, confectionery,
cake, etc., go forward literally by the
ton load." .....P
The treasurer reports a rather decided shortage of funds and to relieve
the financial stringency- the ladies are
hoping foi?a gopdbturnout at the In-*
stitutfr IU%^ The
violin kindly donatee by Alex. Duperry
will be drawn for on April 15th, the
tickets selling at 25 cents. Easter
Monday evening has been appropriated by the ladies for a Red Cross ball in
Mercantile Hail.
The depot, of course, is open every
Tuesday afternoon to receive and give
out work. On the 21st the following
turned in completed articles: Mrs.
Sherwood, Mrs. Bennett, Mrs. Nicholls
Mrs. McCreath, Mrs. Hamilton, Mrs.
C. Hall and Mrs. Andrews, socks; Mrs.
Hayes, pair pyjamas; Mrs. G. Cartwright, Miss Gibbs and Mrs. Meade,
surgical shirts; Mrs. E. Cartwright,
old linen. And again we say, socks,
and more socks, ave urgently required.
GwMtfdFdks*
Jas. Blair is in town.
Mrs. James Cook returned to Oregon Thursday,
Mrs. A. R. Swanson was a Canyon
City caller this week.
Mr. and Mrs. James Spence left Sirdar last Monday for Nelson.
Mrs. E. Goodreturned to Sirdar this
week after a long stay on the prairies.
Rev. R. E. Pow, Presbyterian pastor
at Creston, held service here Wednesday night.
R* Ross paid a visit to Cranbrook
Entertainment in good measure
bressed down, shaken together and
running over���to say nothing of the
supper���was certainly provided the
almost 175 guests, young and old, who
attended the St. Patrick's night at
home given by the ladies of Holy Cross
Church in the Auditorium on Friday
night.
The only   disappointment was llu?
unavoidable  absence of Father Kennedy, who through illness  was unable
to be present to deliver a short address appropriate to  the day.    Dancing, of course, was the popular feature
of the- evening and with a programme
of thirty-six numbers, along with the
encores, the devotes of the Terpischor-
ean art had full sway from nine until
almost four.    The best of music   was
provided by the Goodwin-Butterfieid-
Cumingorchestra, while Messrs. Andy
Miller and Floyd   Rodgers    master of
ceremonies, provided a   varied assortment of dances that gave alia chance
to enjoy their favorite number as well
as .experiment  with the   elusive one
step and some of the other newer ones,
more particularly a quadrille introduced by Jim Compton.
For those not long on dancing cards
tables were provided on the platform
where some couple of dozen players
whiled away the hours at whist, the
prizes going to Mrs. R. S. Bevan and
Mi*. "Van Ackeran. By way of a little
varietur s^nd r*ossibl"tr for the benefit-
of those vvho hold that St. Patrick was
last week,   and upon his return was  Scotlaud born, Andy Miller   gave an
joined by Mrs. Ross,
W.  D. Tuohey returned  from Calgary, where he has been  undergoing
tfoatsuent for hi�� eyes.  -1
Local and Personal
I will buy calves two days old and
older.���C. O. Rodgers.
Guy Lowenberg is paying Nelson a
business visit this week.
Mrs. Jas. Cook returned yesterday
from a ten-day visit with Sirdar
friends.
Pedigree Strawberry Plants
$0.50 nor thousand.���Monrai> Wigen,
Wynndel, B.C.
Miss Estelle Smith left yesterday
for Calgary, whoro she will visit
friends for a few weeks.
Jake Fink of the Fink Mercantile
Co., Cranbrook, was a business visitor
bore on Friday and Saturday.
Miss McKay, of Moyie. who has
boon Mrs. Lnpton's gueBt for some
weeks, left for home on Monday.
Corp. Keddell came in from Morris-
soy on Wednesday, and will spend tho
next few months on his ranch here.
A foui-Uay nucisiofi in utinoun... ��1 f.>;
Holy Crnus Church, Creston, commencing Sunday* April 2nd, and concluding on Wednesday. Morning and
evening services will ho hold all four
days. Father Kennedy will bo anala!,-
ed by Father Maguire of  Cranbrook.
It.  Boadwuy la improving tho ap-
i'.;'.;v.".r."!' of M" v������M����rw>i�� J*v i\\o
erection of a verandah ou thu north
aide.
Mrs. J. Craigie, who has spent the
winter with her son at Erickson, returned to her ranch here   on Monday.
Miss Florence Bathie, who was
home for a few days last week, returned to Cranbrook on Sunday.
Creston visitors this week include
O. J. Wigen, S. Moon and J. Johnson
on Tuesday; P. Hagen on Wednesday,
and S. Moon, Thursday.
Matt. Hagen and Tom Runistad left
on Sunday to work on the big bridge
at Erickson.
Nine Hibernians from Wynndel
were in evidence at the big Irish dance
at Creston on Friday night.
Ranchers around this burg are busy
these days clearing land and ploughing.
Mesdames Duncan, Bathio and Johnson comprised the Wynndel contingent to the meeting of the Alice Siding Soldiers Ladies Aid on Wednesday, 	
JilicG Siding
Mi'G. Matthews returned on Monday
from Nelson and it Is good news to
hear . Cecil successfully underwent
the operation for appendicitis on
Thursday last. At the rate ho was
progressing he may bo home in a
week.
exhibition of the   highland  fiing that
caught on immensely.
There was a real touch of Ireland to
the refreshments. .The doylies on the
��pia'teGttVv--t:t-c*-Ol imitation.Irishe\ribriiiu-
ery. The napkins were noticeable for
the border of shamrocks and harps,
while lettuce sandwiches featured the
menu. The hall neveu presented a,
prettier appcaran ee. Under the bright
lighting the strings of green and white
ribbon, deftly intertwined, rudiating
from the centre of the room to the
farthermost corners and all down the
sides, with but a few inches between
each string, nnule a color combinat on
hard to equal, while the sprinkling of
shamrocks along the walls, and u
quite prominent "Erin go Bragh" at
the farther end, rounded out a decorative scheme in keeping with the occasion and decidedly pleasing.
Every point in the Valley scut its
ful1 quota of merrymakers, as woll as
Port Hill and even Cranbrook. The
proceeds were in the neighborhood of
$00 and for this generous patronage
and to all who helped in any way in
the evening's entertainment the Italics
desire to extend their thanks and
appreciation.
A word of praise is due Mesdames
Grady, Hayden, Rodgers and Timm-
ons on whom more than the lion's
share of the work in connection with
thu affair fell. To so successfully look
after the catering, the decorating and
all the other dotailsof an event on this
scale is no light task, though, be It
said, the good time all had and the good
cause in which they worked tended
considerably to   lighten their labors.
liti   outbreak
.��4r.i.<,1iM' ��*i��l    ft} itnt-Ori twt-v .
of   both
navigation.
Tho
lie    iihnt    off   the
atoamhnut trafilr on January 10th.
A grand ball under Red Crown uus-
(��loon Ih announced for Waaler Monday
evening, April ���Mth, in muniiiiaiut
Hall.
A.   Colli and family arriyed  from
the Churchill ranch have been more or
loss badly harkod, and possibly killed.
Notwithstanding tho assurance of
the correspondent that the puddle at
Wynndel in getting larger all the
time, it is hard to understand why,
with so much hot air (lying, them
should bo any puddle or creek thereat
all.
Considerable land clearing will be
done by some of onr ranchers this
spring. Mr. Webslor intends bringing
several uioro acres under cultivation
and Jim Compton is going lo clean up
the tract between bin place and the
Bovine ranch.
A hen on tho A. W. Mason ranch.
douhtloi>:i under the impression that
it was Eawtor, turned the trick of lny-
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wim no "lurl-of-lhe-Hoason feat oil hor,
:\r. thia particular bird lias boon laying
regularly all winter.   The  MoMurtrio
The Social Club's annual masquerade
is on to-night at the Todd Auditorium
Good munic has been engaged and if
tho weather is right and the ladies
bring refreshments tho affair will ho a
success. Jas. Compton will officiate
aa master of ceremonies.
The meadow larks and blue birds
;:;���*��� V-fTi-- in hiryo numbers���co numerous and so noisy around the school an
to seriously interfere with studios on
the nice bright days.
II. fl. MeCroath has a. couple of
loiiniH on thu job of hauling the tram
and othor machinery from tho Alico
mine to Creston for shipment Ut
Sloo.an.
Tom Midford and Dick Smith pulled
out. for Krieksnn on Monday wlmin
thoy aro working on tho now bridge
ovor Goat Uivor. 1|(jck |)f IWIWfl>ws|H u|HO jm(i ���  ,������ j,.,.,
Ah a iminplo ot tho damage wrought i average  on   nm-iu.i.._j ,  .A. . mv.   .'	
in nomo ol tho oroharOH i��y   mice   iuih i unve   iui����n   i/n��'....    TT....    "...        :..
winter iilmoat 5100 of the 100 trees on | thingoxtraoidlnury from Wynndel! &  TITO SEVIEW, CRESTON. 15. a  Heard of Them  From Her Brother  WHY     MRS.     MARCH8ANK     USED  DODD'S   KIDNEY   PILLS  She Found Quick Relief and Now Recommends   Ail   Women   Who   Suffer j  as   She   Did  to   Use   Dodd's   Kidney  Pills  yt. Martin's. SI. John Co.. N.il.----  (Special).���������Mrs. Violet iVlarclibank,  wife ot" a well known farmer living  near here, is telling hor neighbors of  ihe splendid results she has gol  through using Dodd's  Kidney  Pills.  ���������    -   - cold "  Joffre Asks Civilians ]  To Do Their Own Part!  i  We  **lf   Frenchmen    Keep     Steady,  Shall    Have   Victory,"   He  Says  General .loffre says that the essential thing now is l'or the civilians' to  do their  part in  holding  them.  "If only the civilians will hold  firm that is the essential tiling." |  said the French commander-in-chief,  to a deputation from the National  Railroad Men's Union formed to  nelp the war sufferers.  "If Frenchmen keen steady we  shall have victory, not immediately,  or  even  soon,  but  eventually."  The   head   of   the   deputation   said:  -^ly   trouble  started   n*om   a   co.     .,h } {. ,     h  Mrs. Marehbank states.      1 1   d ba K- b u     r, u  ,s   ���������  acne    my  jom.s   v.ere   st   t  ;ucl     .  >^   -      commander-in-chief    enjoys    the  muscles cramped.    1 vsas uutabie and koulldencc   of   everyone.     People     do  not   say   'General   Joffre,'     but  .loffre,'   or   'Grandfather   .loffre.'  always thirsty. My  and   i   felt   heavy  unci my  1 was irritable and  appetite was fitful  and     sleepy   after  Dust Bath for Poultry  A Dust Bath is Essential to the Health  of   Poultry  Finely screened coal ashes make  the most effective sort of a dust baths  for the heus. The line dns; penetrates  the fowls' leathers, and coming in  contact with lice serves to stop Ihe  breathing passages of those parasites,  causing them to suffocate aud di:.'.  Wood ash.es nro even liet.ier for this  purpose, because the particles of dust  areMinev; but here asuiii ihe lime is  objectionable, since it tends to lulu*,  the-gloss  off  the  plumage.  t'o'til ashes should be used freely on  the doors of poultry buildings, for  they will penetrate cracks and crevices, and will assist iu destroying  mites and will asist in dissipating,  noxious odors,  and  in improving con-  ������*. vsr-aw   ��������������� war* ^k. *F **&   A.    Catarrhal  Fever  IWLU&NZA ?ink **.���������������'*"������������������  Fever, Epizootic  And all diseases of tlu; homo affeoling bis throat speedily  i-ui-icl; colts and horses in tamo stable kept Horn bavins  ttiem bv using Spohn's Distemper* Compound. Ji to ti dr������sc������  nricn cute; one bottlo KUsiranleed to cur.- one case. haf*s  foi- brood mares, babv colts, stallions. ;ill uses ami conditions. Most skillful Rck-iitliic compound. Sold liy tho  bottle or do/.en. Any druggist or didivevnd by snaiiiuac-  lurors.  SPOHN   MEDICAL   CO.,   Goshen,   Ind..   U.S.A.  as   headaches,  made  uiu   very  anu  anx-  meals.    .Rheumatism was added to my <  troubles   as   well  heart  Itutterings  ious at times.  *'I suffered for  a'uouc two year? ami  was far from being a well woman  when my brother told ine what great  things Dodd's Kidney Tills had done  tor Him and i made up uiy nr.mi te-  try them.  **1 sent and got three boxes and thoy  helped me right from the start. 1 can  recommend Dodd's Kidney i'iils to aii  women who suffer as I did."  r;very one of Mrs.. M-.m-hhank's  symptoms -was a symptom of kidney  trouble. That ;.s why she found su'cti  ouiek relief ia lV-dd's  Kidney   i'iils.  Prohibition in Russia  1 tie 1.  I touched  j he said  '', object,  i country  ��������� pear."  eneral   smiled,     more   deeply ,  than he eared to show. Then!  gravely.     "I   have  only  one ���������  that  is   tiie   salvation   of  the j  '     After   lhat     I   shall   disap-;  Convenient Kindling  A very good substitute for wood  with which to start the morning tire  is paper prepared as follows: In a  tub of water lay In 40 or 50 folded  newspapers. After they become saturated wring them as dry as possible  without  tearing. When dry they make  an   and   convenient   kindling.  \ery   eU:  ditions   generally.     Still   another   advantage;   large  uuautities   nf  the  ciu-  om ! dors   will   be   eaten   by   the   birds   as  '. grit, and  will contribute some of the  ! mineral nutrients,    small pits of coal  will be eaten also, and  will be digested.  I >ust removed from a road during  r>- weather, which is only an annoyance to travellers, will be found beneficial iu tho dust boxes. 1*3very poultry fa rut should have a supply on  hand for winter use: for. unless dirt  floors ave used, these art'uicial means  of supplying the fowls' toilet requisites must be provided. A dust bath is  ({itUe as essential to the well being or1  poultry as is the regular soap water  varietv to the human.- -The Nor'-Wcst  farmer.  A Low Death Rate Results In Large Profits  War claims le?s than 3% of surplus  *%va A8Af%   E iirP  CtL^iun LIFE  Head Office���������Toronto  Write ior Memo Book and Circular.  UU,  German Casualties Total 2,535,768  Harold .T. Tennant, parliamentary  muter-secretary for war, announced in  the house of commons recently that  the total German casualties, as published in the Berlin casualty lists to  date, totalled 2.535.76S. Of this number, he said,  588,986 wero killed.  The war under-secretary said the  German wounded and missing numbered 1,556,540, while 356,153 men  had been taken prisoners. In addition  24.080 Germans had died from various causes.  The figures as given out by Mr. Tennant, embrace the entire German  army.  HEALTH WRECKED  HROUGH LA GRIPPE ^  Saio to bs Working Favorably \  Throughout   the   Empire ;  ���������Writing of the result of( prohibit ton :  ia Russia. Mr. Waelsw C/erniew ski 1  writes Id a British newspapers, from:  His own exnerieneo-f as f;.*i-e*vs". '  "he  Russian e:i  A Pleasant Purgative.���������Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills are so compounded as  to "operate on both the stomach and  the bowels, so that tliey act aloug the  whole alimentary und "excretory passage.    They are not drastic in  their  It Generally Leaves the Patient  Debilitated and an Easy Vtc-  "vL-  but  mildly  purgative,  and   the  ,-mpire.  ;  ;V1L J.-5  1   e\a  it-fc  JL  cated and least civ:':  entente powers, tirs  in the restricting ot trie sale of drh.i\.  It is wortit noticing that the entire  prohibition of alcohol in Russia din  uot met with any resistance, or even  serious protest trom tne people. It is  true that the 11 Deny oi thy Ilu^s-Ian  press and the liberty oi the expression  of opinion iu Russia cannot ce compared with  those  of England.  In spite of this, however, recent i makes  Russian history gives aiuf>le examples  of protests on various occasions irom  the people against government policy.  The abolition of monopoly, and even  the prohibition, have met with, the  approval of the whole Russian nation  The  an  i  pleasure of taking them is only equalled by the gratifying effect they pro  duee.    Compounded only of vegetable  substances   the  curative   qualities   of  One of the foremost medical writers j which  wero fully tested,  they afford  says:   "it  is  astonishing  the   number j relief without chance ol injury.  of people who have been crippled in ;  health i'or years after au attack of la i  grippe or influenza.''    The    real dan- J  ger from this disease,    which, sweeps]  tim to Other Diseases  of  The publisher of the best Farmers'  paper in the Maritime Provinces in  writing to us states:  "I would say that I do not know  of a medicine that has stood the test  of time like MINARD'S LINIMENT.  It lias been an unfailing remedy in  our household ever since I can remember, and has outlived dozens of  would-be  competitors  and imitators."  ShipDfrecttoNewYorle,  the International Fur I  Market, and Secure the J  Highest Cash Prices*  Why ship to die middleman, who ������  must eventually sdi your hire in j  New York and make his profit out j  cf you? We pay the highest roaiket |  prices. Our melhodsof grading are |  unusually liberal. We never charge 1  _     ������������������ ������������������ il n     i*   I  vOuiiiU&iGii*, fcjTiu������T /'CIS kU*j VmUC 1  for your furs. I  Write for our price list and special 1  ������Sear.  DAVID BLUSTEIN&BR0.  over Canada  every  winter, is  during  convalescence,    when the characteristic    symptoms, the fever, the catarrh,  the  headache   and  the   depression  of  spirits pass away.    Grip    leaves    bc--  hind    it    weakened vital powei's, thin  blood,    impaired   digestion  and  oversensitive   nerves���������a     condition     that  the   system   an   easy   prey  to  pneumonia,    bronchitis,    rheumatism,  nervous     prostration  and    even  consumption,     lt     is   a   condition   that  calls most emphatically for a tonic for  the  blood.    Dr.    Williams' Pinlc Pills  are    a tonic    especially    adapted    to  "Cannon to the left of them, cannon  to the right of them, cannon behind  them volleyed aud thundered."  So quote the enthusiastic war cor-:  respondent.    But the  censor  cut out  this  passage:  **Can't be giving away the positions  cf cur artillerv," comme-nted h������ sasre-  ly.  Wifey���������The next doors had a snow-  shovel come today.  Hubby���������Great! I was afraid we'd  have to buy one of our own.  id,������ti{ n^ysss ars Burned by Teutons  A despatch from Havre says that  a report has just been issued by the  Belgian government giving the number of houses in the various provinces  of Belgium, which, the report says,  were burned by the Germans.  The  following  figures are given:  Brabant,  5,281;   Liege.  2,703;     Antwerp,    1,800;    Malines, 1,748; Dinant,  2,232;     Namur,    1,710;     phillipeville,  1,301;     Huy,     255;     Verviers,     581;  Waremme,    IS;    Turnhout,    40.   The  total is 18,207.  The  figures  for    Flanders  are  not  yet obtainable.  ie  peasantry,   the   working  classes,   -meet this need as they purify and en-  cl even the well-to-do classes are \ rjCh tjie foiood. They tone up the  i/.essing the decision of the Tsav. | nerves  and   give  vicror.  strength   and  The enormous difficulties of oluaiii i health to the debilitated svstem. Mrs.  ing liquors produce their due result. I Howard D. Chaffey, Indian Island, N.  The nation as u whole is compelled to I p,., ?avs: "For several winters in sttc-  be sober. The number of criminals, I cession I was attacked by la grippe  and even the total ot diseases, instant- i which left me. weak and badly run  ly diminished to a great extent. | ,|0wn.    In each  case 1 used Dr. Wil-  The peasantry, indeed the whole na-! liunis* Pink Pills with the most bene-  tion.   is   more   and   more   prosperous. ! nt.jai  results.    Last winter when the  National feelings and aspirations  grow ever deeper. The beneficial result of sobriety in Itussia is particularly noticeable in the Russian army.  Again and again I heard from Kus-  sian officers iu the firing line the  opinion thut the Uussian soldier is a  much harder lighter than the German  because he is always sober, his energy is not kept up artificially, and,  consequently, it lasts longer than in  the case of the Germans.  1 can state on my own personal  investigations in Galicia that by the  Russian army in its advance and retreat no atrocities have been committed, although the German and Austrian press accused the Uussian army  of such misdemeanors.  It is quite possible that, when a  million men are fighting, instances of  theft and unjust verdicts on suspected spies may occur, but such events  t?\*e extremely rare. And this afiuudo  of the army can again bo attributed to  the sobriety  of tiie soldiers  trouble was again prevalent 1 took the  precaution of fortifying my system  with Dr. Williams' Pink Pills and  escaped the trouble, while many of  my neighbors were down with it. In j  fact I enjoyed the best of health ail (  spring and feel .sure this medicine  will so fortify the system as to prevent the trouble."  These Pills arc sold by all medicine  dealers or may be had by *inail at  5o cents a box or six boxes for $2.50  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont.  "Here's      a  most   wonderful   thing.  I've .inst been reading of a man who j  reached   the   age     of ��������� forty   without  learning how to road or write. He met  a woman, and  for her sake he made  a  scholar of himself in two  years:"  The Man���������That's nothing.    I know  I a man who was a profound scholar at  forty.    Then he met a woman, and for  her sake he made a  fool of himself  in two days."  Sores Flee Before lt.~ There it re  many who have been afflicted with  .son-.- and have driven them away  with Dr. Thomas' Kdcrtric oil. whieh  acts like magic. All similarly troubled  should lose no time in applying ibis  vplcndid  jviiicdy. a^  Iil;.- it  j-o'.v*r  Ioa  pr  to  is  '. c e  he  in  h:u  no  .    li  way  the ri  is die  exjin>>  is nothing  i.p.  hut  by  us  its  Toning-���������-Kin Imr,   what's   the  e:' t lie vri'ti *iu\ est.'.'"  Kul lit-1'    ta    Congressman)  u;iti"!1.  luniro  Invest i-  Minard's  Liniment Cures Garget in  Cows.  "Is your husband a confirmed parly  man'."' asked the smiling cundidiite.  "Laws, no! He's quir, dancin', and  don't oven attend his lodge reg'lar,"  answered   .Mrs.   W'aybuck.  Makes  strict ion  struggle  onco   of  Breathing Easy. Tho count' the air passages and the  for breath, too fa miliar evld-  asthmatic,    trouble,     uuuiiol,  daunt Dr. Kollr.gg's Anl lima Ttomedy,  'fliis the famous remedy which is  known far and wide for itn complete  effect I vent'ss even under vory severe  conditions. It is no untried, exporb  mental preparation, bur. one witn  many years of strong service behind  it.     Il'iy   it.  I'roin   your  nearest, denier.  3j������������y  The prostrating  v&f^vr cough tears dow a  Tiie clogged uu'-tu!ics cJireclty affect your lunga and speedily lead to  plcuruy, pneumonia, convjmptiou.  fiCOTT'fl F.MIJLSION overcomes  bronchi tin in an ciisv. natural way.  It.*j curative ()n,-HM)l) 'looting Hit;  infinrnrd tnrmbianc/i, relieves the  c/������ld thut cuumcs tbo trouble,  nnd cvry drop helps ������o  ������lir.<n;i iicii   youi   i mi;n.  Alt l)ruggi,t* llmvm Jt  un     hu u.->h .i on.-, n i urns  Must Confiscate Everything  The I.u'uduii Daily Xi-.w;; print:; flu-  following order, alleged io have been  issued by the Cermail (lOiierul tfoni-  nei* in  K'.isslu:  "l.v������|iii:,ilii������ns have been i-arrl.'d out  i i ii ,    in ib'.'.. .       1    '.hcli -I'wVi ���������       in di-i        ; !,.it  fVeryihlng w bat jiue\ er loiiinl in requisitions, such as ioodsi nil's, biaiikem,  wu nil cunts, cattle, horses, Sheep,  ������������������oiitii, ele., :,liiil| |,e cuiiliscill eij without, delay.  "No |u ay.-is of ilie |{iii-:.si;ui populii-  liou thai part, of si.eh ilitngu be lel'i.  I<������ I Iioiii n iv lo lie regarded. We are in  It is all very well, for fleshy people to admire  a slhti figure, but no girl likes to be referred to  "thin as a match" or "flat as an ironing-  board."  Thinness means that the tissues are not properly fed and nourished. It indicates a tendency towards anaemia, whieh mns.t be  overcome in its early stages. Yon may eat  plenty of food, .but you are losing weight, and  with it reserve force. The blood has got thin  and watery.  It is usually the nervously energetic girl or  woman who Avears herself down by worry und  anxiety, until the nerves become irritable and  the form emaciated.  This condition never rights itself, and for  this reason you must seek external assistance,  such as is found in Br. Chase's Nerve Food.  This treatment should not be confused with fat-  forming, oil-composed preparations. It is  rather ti true tonic, which sharpens the appetite, improves digestion and. restores richness  to the blood. Through the medium oi' the  blood il; foods and nourishes ihe starved cells  and\tissiu;s back to health.  Under this restorative, upbuilding treatment tho angles disappear, and the form U  rounded out to healthI'ul proportions. The new  tissues formed, are strong and firm, and give to  ho body tho buoyancy and vigor which malcou  you look well and feel woll. Nervous headaches and. indigestion, disappear, and you feel  again the, joy of living. You enn prove the  benelit obtn.iuod by noting each week your increase in. weight.  HO rent* a boy, 0 for $2,130,    All dealers,  or  Co., Titd., Toronto.  A,  If  ���������JJ M.  an enemy  eouitli',\  Inn    eniisiileialiiu'i);  'I'Imt ���������   e    inni-P'   . :, I el \  ;*.:���������. li::-..'*  and  uo hunianilai-  luivo   any   value,  ill   I ii I .ill"   I lei n   In  -tXilU.H.txi^x~lm*>f.liat^,\J,i.  vV .   H .   U .  OiJ.  I      "Mr.-     (Ma  <d her day. \\  ,      trull I    the    111!  I      "V.'S.  Hi.'.  I Ol   1*11 .ui,;eiit.  ibli-ad's    baliy    cried    the  iien aln> wauled lo take It,  '.������������������'' a  iieum nt."  Hour   little  deal*   i--   afraid  I  XtX.  s*   ������������vv H' ���������JJBWWJaS-LBLJBL  OTOE REVIEW* CKJSSTOK, SB. CL*  PEACE OUTLOOK   APPEARS   DARKER THAN  EVER  How Russians Fought  lit The Mountains  On.  ; cf Ths Leaders of Th? Permanent  Poao.Q IViovenieiit Who  Has Made a Study of The situation Is Convinced That  The Germans Are Ready to Quit But Not  So  T  Urn  J*, uw  VrA       .ft. **W  JL    X VI1W11  Baron Adelsward, ex-minister of  finance of Sweden, now a member of  ine Swedish rigsaag and one of the  outstanding figures of the movement  in Europe winch, seeks .to pave the  way  tor  permanent  peace,    recently  n/\t% t un*.  lOtluru    iuu  CuuiuucS    txt,  ring with sucn men as Premier Foin-  care in France.  "I regret to say that the outlook appears darker during recent montns  than at any time smce tne war began," said tsaron Aaeisward. '*I do  not beneve tnere is the slightest  chance of peace at the present tune  or in the near future.  "In England," he continued, "I  found among officials ana tne people  at large that they look upon the war  as j'ust beginning. They recognize  now that tliey were not ready for war  at the outset and lacned men anu  munitions, wtit now it has taKen firm  hold of tne wnole people mat the war  is a tremendously serious question,  and they feel tney are oniy now beginning "an ertort adequate to thj  nuge task before them. So that it is  useless to taik peace to them when  they are firmly convinced they are  just beginning the war.  "In l'*rance mere is indignation rt  the mere mention of peace, and the  whoie country is united in the policy  of carrying on the war with tne utmost energy.  "But in uerma.iy there is undoubtedly a very strong public sentiment  tor'ending the warr 1 have made four  trips through Germany since the war  began, and have observed the gradual  growth of feeling that the war should  end. This was most marked during  my last visit, and extended to ah  classes, men and women exclaiming:  'My God! Who would have thougnt  this terrible war wouid last so long?*  The statement of the German chancellor that any effort by Germany's  enemies    appears to    be designed  _ _ to  calm the public feeling in Germany  in showing that the government is  ready for peace, but cannot realize it  through  the  opposition of the allies.  "There is, too, a significant and  rather ominous attitude among the  German people of being ready to criticize men in high places���������even the  highest. Such a thing would not have  been thought of a short time ago, but  now it rs general.  "For instance, men who direct  large forces of employees were recently discussing the serious conditions* arising from the war. 'The responsible ones will be punished,' said  one.   'But the  will he,  too,   be   punished?'  mean him, too, he is the one,'  reply.  "And this is very typical of the  way the ordinary people are talking,  and it is a condition which might have  the gravest consequences. And yet,"  Baron Adelsward added, "it is a mistake to think that Germany is exhausted and will be forced to peace  through sheer exhaustion. She has  many resources still, and can fight for  a long time,"  Baron Adelsward visited Aldershot,  the great military rendezvous of England, also the grand fleet in one of the  ports of Scotland, and later conferred  with Premier Asquith and other British leader's.  "The British fleet in reality has  threo points of concentration," saia  he, "and wc visited the main point,  where most of the great battleships  are gathered.    It is a mopt impressive  sight, not only of strength, but of alert  reatimess."  Turning to the question of permanent world peace, .Baron Adelsward  said:  "it should be understood we have no  concern in seeking to end the present  war. That, of course, is highly desir-  auie, but it has notning to do with our  movement, and the beingerent government are firmly determined to deal  with the question of peace in their  own way. But our aim of an enduring  peace is the same whether the war  lasts one year or ten years���������we must  prepare tne way, study the practical  metnods, and moid puDlic opinion to-  getner, preventing another world disaster such as the present.  "We have met some discouragement and opposition frpm some ot the  allied governments, on the theory  that we were urging a premature  peace. But that is not the case, and  in talks I have had with some of the  leading officials I have shown them  that our movement is in truth seeding  tne same end that the allied forces  tignting in the trenches are seeking���������  an honorable peace which will be lasting and will be a guarantee of future  security to them and to the Whole  world."  "But what practical step can be  taken to insure world peace?" Baron  Adeisward was asited.  "The most practical means, it seems  to me," said he3 "is to make a reality  of the Permanent Court of Arbitration  of The Hague, giving it an actual ex-  sistence, and a strong controlling  force in the regulation of international affairs. It is a great deal that all  civilized governments have already  agreed to it in principle. But it remains to give tnis principle the de-  fmiteness of a practical, working, judicial tribunal���������a real world court, actually in session, with international  jurists representing the various countries actually in attendance, considering and determining international  litigation with the same systematic  regularity and finality that stare  courts consider their cases, and with  branches taking an active part in conciliating and mediating national disputes, sQ that nations will come to  look to this .international body as the  one competent and prepared to act  with authority and finality.  "The reduction   of   armament   and  other   peace   measures     will    follow  naturally, once the great essential���������a  world court at The Hague���������is realized.    As  to  'freedom  of the  seas.'   I.  j fear  that  part  of  the  program   will  is responsible, and [have to be abandoned, as it is a war  -���������-���������-'-- '"'    'Yes,  I  measure and has no logical place in a  was tho  plan  for  international  peace.    It appears to have been proposed largely  as an appeal for German support, but  it is obviously out of place."  Referring to the attitude of Sweden  in the present war, Baron Adelsward  said:  "The sentiment of the Swedish people is one cif absolute neutrality.  Naturally there are groups, and this-  has created tho impression that  Sweden is favorable to the Central  rowers and opposed to the Allies. But  that is not the case, taking Sweden  as a whole and without regard to  groups or factions. So that when Mr.  Asquith asked ir i as to the attitude  ot i. .vedon���������not as to individuals or  groups, but Sweden as a whole���������I was  able to answer him that Sweden was  absolutely neutral, and that the impression of her lt,voring the Central  Powers was unjustiiied by tho facts."  Men Marched Shoulder High Through  Snow,   Firing   Rifles   as   They  Went  Difficulties experienced by the  Russians in the Caucasus are described in an officer's narrative received  at Petrograd:  "For   weeks,"     said   the   narrator,  tain, 11,000 feet high, east of Erzer-  nm, was exposed to blizzards, which  buried shelters fifteen feet under  drifts, and blew huts to pieces. Our  position was most critical when at  length we were ordered to march.  A hurricane of furious, proportions  was raging when we began to descend  ths snow clad precipices. The men  marched in single file and forced their  way shoulder high through the snow,  firing their rifles to guide those behind them. Uniforms became sheets  of ice, and masks of ice covered our  faces. Guns were lowered on ropes,  but not a man was lost. We had our  reward in the panic which onr unexpected appearance produced among  the Turks."  wwsrsiw^w  ENEMY TRYING TO CONCEAL REAL WEAKNESS  T?  ^derick Palmer Predicts The  Fall ai  Germany in  The Not  Distant Future, and Reasons That All Indications Point  To Gradual Collapse of The Enemy  which  o-V  (Frederick Palmer in Colliers)       , from  her   relatives   at  home,  The Prussian system has not yet un- suggested any    thought    Of  dergone the final test. *et withl every batch of German pns  Is Germany winning with probably oners captured scores of such letters  yielding  WAR LOSS NOW NEAR  THE 15,000,000 MARK  Total   Killed   in   World's   Struggle   is  2,990,000;  Wounded, 9,830,00  The gross casualties of the war to  Jan. 1, 1916, reached the enormous total of 14,960,000.  These figures have been computed  rom    statements    of. the losses    by  Great Britain and her allies and estimated   in   the   case   of   the  Teutonic  allies.  The number of killed is estimated  at one in every five of the gross  casualties and prisoners -at one in  every seven.  Upon this basis, it is found that  the total killed number 2,900,000;  prisoners, 2,140,000; and wounded 9,-  830,000-.-  The estimate of the gross casualties suffered by each nation is:  Russia���������4,000,000.  Germany���������4,000,000.  Austria-Hungary���������2,800,000.  France���������2,300,000.  Great   S^'is^r r:fiA n00  Italy���������300,00*6"  Belgium, Serbia, Bulgaria and Turkey��������� 1,000,000.  Grand total���������14,960,000.  ' In the Balkan war of 1912-13, 350,-  000 men were killed of the 1,250,000  engaged. In the Russo-Japanese war  550,000 were killed of the 2,500,000  engaged. There are now at least 21,-  000,000 men under arms in the differ-  en theatres of-the war.  Importance of Archangel  iy2 million men dead or crippled for  life? Is she winning when she does  not know how she is going to force  peac*?? Can she win if he cannot  continue her offensive when spring  comes? Can 3he win if she must accept the defensive?  While it sometimes seems that we  in America know more about Germany  than about any of the warring countries, we really know less. The object of every nation in this war has  been to let the neutral countries know  only what they wanted them to know.  In this, too, Germany has excelled.  Japan learned, her tactics from Germany, and Japanese tactics were the  same in the Russo-Japanese war.  Japan had fought herself to a standstill at Mukden, but she gave the impression to the who������ world that she  was capable of further advance and  that at Portsmouth she could almost  make her own terms In five months  after Mukden she had made no provision for another offensive���������a secret  which she was able to keep. The last  blow she had struck had put her on  her face in the mud, but with her face  toward the enemy���������thanks also to the  German system.  England's new munition factories  have only begun to supply shells. The  maximum American and Japanese output will not he reached until February  or March. With spring the allies will  I have for the first time a real superiority in guns, men and material, on the  fighting line. Germany still has four  million fighting men and Austria three  million.    France  must have  close to  e^,._ ������.!iu~������     XT' ��������� ���������l������������������ .i   ���������,���������..���������   .1,/,-   ,.u-.���������_  million and Russia three million,  counting   her     unorganized     reserve  Thus the allies will have a speriority  equivalent to the British new army.  If Germany is going to continue her  offensive where <-":_ she strike? Can  she undertake another offensive  against Russia when in May the  French cover all the front line trenches  in the west with shells and undertake  an offensive with five times the artillery power of Champagne and Loos?  If the German, with all his strength,  failed to get  Food Scarce in Germany  Many   Articles   of   Food   Have   Gone  Too High In Price For Hun  People  Despite assertions in tho Reichstag  that, tun Gorman food suppiy is ampui,  lho press continues to print (leuuus  of these assertions aiul to give lnui-  cailons ol' the evcr-incrcasiug pinch  of hunger, The Berliner Zeitung  siiy.s:  "It is difficult, to imagine that  things conoid grow worse just now  without fjOiuo crowning disaster, 'rue  musses of the poopie nro hungry au  day Jong, many articles of fooit having rescued a prloo wholly beyond  their roncn. Hunger rondcrs tne  peoplo milieu nnd deprives them ot  all joy iu victories. The oniluren aro  underfed, pule, and wan looking, lino  faded Itowors.  "The extent Lo  birlh-riUr* occupies  iho government was shown at the  meet Ing of tlio People's Welfare association of Berlin, whoro u represeiiui-  ti\<- i'V I'lf IViiNsbiit iiiiiilMry n\ ini*  Inferior Hinted that tho government  was fully iiwarc of tho importance ol  tho question." '  "In tho meantime we are informed  lhat tho military authorities huvu forbidden mooliiigs convened to discuss  tiin high cost, of living."  The Vonvuorts, the Socialist, paper,  muhes a, iwrong protect ngaiiiHt tlio  attitude of official!], wlio continue ')  t.?:hf>n   tlio   ppor   to   occuoml'.'.c.  ���������'For tlio midday meal," it nays,  "one must not arrange mutton1 ������e-  cording to hijj  wish,  uiste,  or habit,  bUt   lllUlit  HOlCCt   tllO   Cheapest      l'oodu.  11*3 miihf not ������.*ii|. ii'd ciibbago, If t;rocii  ��������� ���������ahhnp-i' I'l cliftinvv Von nre imi In  utitfen   yourself   with   holly   cuts   of  which the fall  lhe attention  porlc, if it Is cheaper to cat sour potatoes.  "Butter is scarce and dear. Cheap  lard is not to bo haa. You aro advised to hold over writer in which  sausages have been boiled, which is  desired as an extraordinarily nutritious lluid, rich in far. .This liuid,  with plain boiled potatoes, Is enough  for an entire meal.  "Ono must break the habit of eating bvond, bui tor and sausage for supper, if more enbbage or sauerkraut is  cooked for dinner than is roqulrod,  what is loft ovor warmed up and  Horved with Mourning, mealy potatoes,  tastes better than fresh boiled.  Tho official Wolff Bureau reeontly  yent out nimilfcsLooH urging tho peoplo to avoid wastefulness in tho use  of  Hour and  bread.  Commenting on this, tho Post, the  Coiiflorvntivo organ, saya:  "It cannot be pointed ont in language too strong that wastago nt a  timo when wo are light ing for our  very oxlslonco is a crime against the  fatherland."  Going North on Exploring Trip  Captain Josepli Bernier, tho Canadian Arctic explorer, him announced  that he will iitart noxl July on another  two yoarn' (exploration trip In the frozen rogioiiH. captain Hornier" will mill  on hin own nhlp tho Culd;*. Cuplaln  Hornier had made moro than ono attempt, to roach the North Pole, on oim  occur Ion reaching K-l degroou north,  iic took ji iM'oiiiiiiunt pan Ui tlio Por-  ry-Cook nmtrovorMy, vlgorounly mip-  iM/rlh.,.', Jin.- chiinih oi I)r, Coow uh tin*  discoverer ot  tho North  Polo.  Russia's Present Great Port of Entry  and Exit  "There has probably never been a  more noteworthy expansion iu the  trade of any particular port in such a  short time than has occurred at Archangel during the last year (says the  American Commercial Attache at  Petrograd in a report to his government).  "From a comparatively unimportant port about a year ago, dependent,  chiefly upon its sawmills and fishing  fleet for prosperity, it was suddenly  become one of the most important  ports in the world, rivalling even New  York in the number and tonnage of  ships arriving and .departing between  about May 1, and the close of ice free  navigation. *���������  "At tho time of my visit in August  about 120 large steamers were in port,  and about 300 had arrived sinco May.  An immense number of boats and  barges are also engaged In river and  canal navigation, many of them  carrying as much as 2,000 tons each;  these have been diverted largely from  the lowor Volga river traffic.  "Larger preparations than ever aro  being planned to meet the traffic for  next spring, and it is hoped that tho  facilities may then ho sufficient to  take care, with reasonable promptness, of the enormous business that  has developed.  "If Archangel were free from ico  during tho winter It would be ono of  tho finest ports in the world, since it  has sixty to seventy miles of rivor  frontage nvailahlo for Bhips drawing  up to 2U feet. Moreover, through  the magnificent system of Inlaid wut-  orwnys witii which tlio Dwina River  hi connected, it is possible to whip  freight from Archangel hy water to  nearly all tho principal (owns of Rus*  sin. During tho spring especially,  when thero is high water in tho rivers  and canals, thoro would Heoin to bo no  fonson why Hourly nil tho immonsn  amount of freight'arriving could not  bo dlutributcd through theso Interior  waterways.  "Arohangol hixn bocomr ono of the  most Important wheat exporting  ports of tha world; apparently much  of tlio wheat formerly exported from  Black Sea or Hal tic Boa pons is now  shipped from hero. In August it waa  wild that about ] ,000,000 poods (18,000  lihoix touiij \va;i lying iu port, while  IR.OOO.OrtO or 20,000,000 pood(J (270,-  i)00 to :iGO,000 short tons) had boon  shipped since May."  a knockout in-She spring!  of 1915, can he hope for it in 1016?  For he must havo a knockout in order  to win. At least one of his opponets  must be counted out.  Russia, which he hoped would be  the first of all the countries in Europe j  to submit, has the least reason. For |  the Slav to yield to the German w.ow  would mean German domination of  Europe and the eclipse of Slavdom.  This the farseeing Russian leaders  realize. So do the mass of the Russians. They are fighting for racial  life. In order to gain a separate peace  with Russia, Germany avould !lt least  have to evacuate Russia and Poland  as well. Though she has made Russia suffer more than sho has suffered  this does not mean that she is winning.  To win, Germany must beat the immense new British army. She must  beat the 1917 class of recruits which  in November, France has not yet called to the colors. She must win in  some kind of a decisive victory at  arms���������or lose; must succeed in wearing down tho allies' resources and  mon by attrition instead of tht> allies  wearing down hers.  Germany insists that, sho is winning*.  Sho tells her peoplo that she is. But  have you ever looked through the  German papers for copies of letters by  French or British soldiors, or of letters  are found in their possession. The  German soldiers are showing the  strain. Their efficiency is decreasing;  that of England sitid France increasing. Ahd, make no mistake, those  snake lines on the map, indicating  German soldiers on the soil of the allies, hare been burned into the brain  of every Englishman and Frenchman.  Suppose that all next spring and  summer Germany throws herself  against those lines    of steel in vain.  Cmn^fn     XV.nx     i     l-������-     ^v������   ~.i..*.~1     ������~ ...  k.'UJ>J.WfAU     ii*ca<,    XX    xtxltz    tjx    OLUCI    x������3     ClClUQO  her path in the Balkans as well as  in Flanders and in Russia. For if sho  extends her lines in Serbia and Bulgaria she needs correspondingly more  men to keep them intact. Suppose  that, instead of being able to take the  offensive, she uses her magnificent  railroad system for rushing bodies of  troops here and there m order to halt  the offensive o������ the allies���������what will  be the effect then upon German sentiment? What would have been the  effect on Japanese sentiment if the  Russians had held out for another  year and let the Japanese stew in  front of their army?  When Liord Kitchener told the ministers of the British cabinet that the  war would be long they were sceptical.  But now they know that he knew  iyhat he was talking about. He counted upon winning the last battle. That  is the battle that England has always  had to win, anu usually has won,  though we reversed the tables in the  American revolution.  She has always started in confidently, only to be beaten at first because  she was not ready. But you may be  *^*-; . sure the amazing brain trust which  not j governs Germany, which knows how  to inflame its own people to its purpose, which unites great military leading with very skillful statecraft, is  never going to give the world a sign  that she is losing.  The one chance that Germany has  of winning is the chance that gave  Japan victory. Though beaten, she  may keep her secrets so close, conceal  her wounds so well, that she will give  the appearance of victory and deceive her enemies into compromise.  But if the allies keep on for another  eighteen months, and if they hold together, there is no doubt that Germany  will he beaten. And if their money  lasts! Watch and see if it doesn't.  The allied' troops may never get to  Berlin; they may never cross the  | Rhine none,of them may again enter  j East Prussia. But it will bo Germany  that will have to sue for terms because  she is in a state of siege.  Even rebellion in India, of which  Germany so fondly dreams, could not  change the event. Tho British hold the  sea. They have the superiority in  dreadnoughts, and battle cruisers  whose guns can smash anything above  water. Tho methods they used in  holding down the submarine campaign in the North Sea ought also to  serve in the Mediterranean.  Germany is in the position of a man  who strikes l'or want of air, for want  of room. Ho lungea this way and tliat  with tho craving for    breath for his  lungs and  space  for his  limbs.    Ho  pushes the wall hack   a little, but it  is still there, dashing his own blood  buck in his face.   He breaks through  ono door, hut there is another beyond.  The montal strain of such a battle is  as severe as the physical. Next summer, if Russia comes back strong, and  Turkey and Bulgaria aro tamed, the  walls   will begin to fall in on tho Germans.  "Tho man 1  "lie  marry munt have com*  won't," ronllo/?  b   ' i,'  Mm.  ���������iv  Two Striking Facte  Nothing, an a matter of fner, in morii  tilrlking than lhe manner lu which  our oxport trado ban nteadlly continued to Improve throughout a period  whon tho army wnn continually ox-  piuiiliiii,'; nml tlio hih'ockm with whicli  now HOiircoM of labor, and onpecluliy  that, of \miiiu ii, iiu\<- i������,,-,:ii tupped h������ a  standing triumph for our InduHtriiil  orgiMil'/atlon. Nor can It ho protended Unit tlio possibilities in nils dlroc-  l.oTifloii   liaHv Tolornuih  German Spy Danger  Officers and Soldiers Warned Not to  Discuss  Naval  or  Military  Matters  A warning to bo on their guard for  German spies hns been sent out to all  officers in Cnnada by the department  of militia in regular orders. It is as  follows:  "It, is strictly forbidden to disclose  to unauthorized persons any Information with respect to tho movements,  numbers, description, -condition or dis-  poaltion of any of the froceo, shlpa, or  war materials of his majesty or utiy  of his majesty's allies, or with respect to tho plans or conduct of any  naval or military operations by any  such forces or ships, or with respect  to any works or measures undertaken  for, or connected with, or Intended for  tho fortl Ilea lion or defence of any  plae?, or any Information of r'woh a  i nutiiro tin |m enleiiluieil (it he or mh'lit  bo directly or Indirectly useful tu the  onomy.  Commanding officers aro directed lo  promulgate the for������������going Instructions  wid to nee that tliey aro fully explained to all ranks ou pantile by officer.",  commanding ii'inndrons, batteries nml  companies, and othor units. In doing  so they mny derive iisslstuneo from  lhe accompanying:  No officer or oilier member of hlu  majesty'fj forces ������������������.honhl, In ttny clivum-  iitanci'K, discuss with, or give any In-  lormiilioii to, any uniiiitliorized per<mn  whomsoever upon any naval ov military subjects; nny nttompt by id rangers or others to obtain such Informa-  i/i;   ui.uM.mau'i.v    l e(lOi | I'll, |  majesty's, forces should discuss any  naval or military subjects in tho presence of strangers. ^  "Thero is reason to know that thero  aro enemy agents, malo and femulo,  at work in every grade of lifo, capnblo  of speaking English ltuently, and posing frequently us officers, sailors, soldiers, salesmen, or advertisers. Members of his majesty's forces should bo  constantly on their guard against  such agents.  "Thoso on leave in tho Unltod Kingdom from tho front or from tho fleet  should bo particularly on their guard,  against enemy agents. Theso peoplo  I'reijuouily endeavor to make tho acquaintance of officers and men (cither  by correspondence or gifts) with tho  Intention of offering them further hospitality on their return to tho Unltod  Kingdom, and so of extracting saiu-  ublo information from them, or supplying misleading information to them  In the interests of tho enemy."  Tha war, however lonn; it lasts,  must be pressed till victory iu absolutely assured, and wo must do onr  boRr. and utmost. Seeing, howover,  that ample food supplies aro essential  to urn-eons, it, in unwlso to carry the  draimiKO of men to the extent of on-  dnnftoring tho production of tho Dominion. Wo must, sot our facer, like  Hints against all attempts to end tho  war before tho enemy iu completeiv  overthrown. ��������� Wellington, Now 'Asmi.  land.  Mrs, Pock -They've talked over  U,&00 miles hy wireless. 1 woudor If  you   could   hour   mo   that   far  ������wnv  ������ wilii    pu������inii  ������r ���������������!  Ml*  Henry  > ..,\.i kiii^ Jr  HUI������l������������, MMMMMI  THE  CRESTON  REVIEW  K  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription : $2 a year in advance;  S2.50 to United State's points.  C. F. Hayes. Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, MAR. 24  AlSO.  ItWrnkm if a kT������Kxf������������������*e  While there may be some room  for doubt as to whether St. Patrick was an Irishman or a Scotchman, there can be no disxxite about  seriously will care to deny,  that such an institution would add  to the Valley's prestige in the eyes  of newcomers there is no room foi*  doubt.  While it is a bit unfortunate that  in these days of strenuous financing  this question should come to the  fore, it is rather too serious a matter to be put aside for a more  convenient season.  By long odds the best, heritage  that can be conferred on our young  people is a good education���������and  the more of it received while under  the guiding and corrective  innuen-  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  the fact that he  was  a   jintleman  and came of dacent   prople  and   is J ces of  the pupil's own   home   that  well deserving of the   respect   that! much the more practical it is liable  to become. Surely such a boon  will not prove too high priced for  the few who may not directly  benefit���������even in such times as we  are now experiencing.  is paid  him  every   seventeenth of  March.  Creston, of course, did not overlook the day, while the evening  was royally celebrated with an  "'Irish Night" in the Auditorium,  under the direction of the ladies of  Hriy Cross Church.  So popular were their efforts  that more than one resident has  suggested to The Review that the  ladies should appropriate this  occasion; in other words, they  should make this an annual affair,  and in this we   have no  Gompen&mtion ?  In view of the all-absorbing  interest the recent bye-elections in  Rossland, Vancouver and Victoria  attracted and the after-speculating  that has been going on as to the  of the government's return  prohibition at the forthcoming general  crowded  verv  hesitation ! cnanees -> w.^ s.  in concurring. |in view of these setbacks, the little  The 17th is the dav when a little | detaii of a  vofce on provincial  touch of shamrock makes  most all I  of us kir, and all   Irishmen   forget! electlon  their   differences    of   politics   ami j much into the background  religion.    Wherever   the   descend  ants of Erin are found, the emblem ! Ijai8������ in Manitoba last week, which  of the Emerald Isle is displayed and ! b-v a vote of al���������ost two to one en-  those who have nothing left to tell  has   been  :o the bad;  In contradistinction to the ca-m-  of  their  ancestry   out  a  Irish descent join in celebrating the  anniversary of the patron saint  of  the green island.  It is surely an occasion well  worth perpetuating and judging  from the genuine pleasure both  young and old, ahd everyone of  them, got out of Friday night's "at  home"���������which, by the wajr, would  have included some appropriate  remarks from Father Kennedy had  not illness prevented his being  present���������we feel sure Holy Cross  Church ladies will be more than  welcome to assume St. Patrick's  as their big night, in the full assurance of the same generous public  patronage as obtained in I9L(>.  They certainly made a name as  entertainers that will spell out  success for future efforts of the sort  no matter when they come.  High School I*  Public School Inspector Dove  has just- been here on his usual  spring visit to the local seat of  learning, and once more has sent  forth a clarion call���������the second  from him as well tis one from Inspector Sullivan���������to the trustees  to be up and doing in the good  work of inaugurating a really high  school at Creston.  His message is timely. In these  troublous times long and carefn]  consideration precedes action of  an j' sort, except, in some of the  things pertaining to the war, and  should the present school attendance be maintained (which ia moro  11 wm likely) thin full-fledged high  school will have become a real  necessity at least ns soon as Croston  decides to tackle the proposition.  As yet the board is not in possession of exact information as to  what assistance, if nny, fh������'government,     tiXleluih     in      SUUO       lllJ'.lfclM.  Tliere in also some doubt as to  whether the department favors tho  creation of high schools iu unorganized mnnicipiilit leu. Of course,  ideographical e.unsidrmtioui-i must  always lie taken into account, lint,  ��������� t,i '..!,..? .:::'.vo ''������������"'t������<ti },\,,i ui.lliiiifr  to fear. iniiiiimpalify or no  iiniiii<i|j.dity.  Thut  tin* Vitlley will by midi-mm-  ������������������.....',..,.     ���������,<),.I,    ,>������>   {nut it nt ion  *   : ;:,..: !.'..������������������   ;.      ���������������������������.������������������   ������'������������������������������  ;<   "*;n  ituTcaM-   rather tlmn diminish, few  dorsed the "dry" side of the argu  ment, there is considerable feeling  that when B.C. votes on the  question the electorate should be  given opportunity to say whether  it favors compensation for the hotel  men, and possibly their views may  be asked as to when the new act  should take effect.  From the attitude papers more  or less closely in touch with the  government are taking the compensation feature of the new act is  getting considerable attention, and  justly so. While the ultra prohibitionist is strongly averse to any  consideration of this kind being  shown few there be who will freely  and frankly deny the justice of  reasonable compensation.  For years the province has been  exacting a fairly stiff license fee  from the hotelmen for the privilege  of operating the bar, and in addition  has imposed regulations as to the  size, accommodation and fun lishings  of the hotel buildings that have  made most of them anything but  the big money makers they were  supposed to be; during the last  three years at any rate.  By accepting these license fees  and utilizing them for the province's  benefit in various directions B.C.  has become, as it were, a silent  partner in the business. If the  partnership is to be dissolvad it is  but fair that any loss sustained  should bo equitably divided amongst  all members of the firm.  Expound and expand, as many  will, on tho evils tho unscrupulous  hotclman has wrought, tho bad  boniface was only bad by your  loave, and tho province never  repudiated its responsibility in any  such canes. The doctrine of "Render unto Ocasar the things that  aro Oeasar's," etc., iri liable to be  put to tho snpi'ome test. Some  in-advance calm, cool consideration  of tho subject is in order.  At (J rand Forks a HO percent, rebate  ih allowed on all dog taxes paid when  due.  Tin* (heat Northern Kid I way is  erect hit? n new roundhouse ill, Onillil  Mirks.  It ineHllimited 15,000 noldiern will lie  IIIOllI I|7I'<1 HI \   ,111.111 ��������� ...M|. '.!������'..,  Hiiimner.  (���������rand Forks council will ii't|iiirc nt  least il'.W.O'VO to run the elty I Inn yenr.  uin oe<| |m for uehoolw.  ;,  I , ,      ,  . !,  1 ' V,���������',f    rc    - ��������� !"������������������������������������    ��������� >������>w-  The Powers of Socialism  Editor Review;  Sir,���������As you have printed Mr. lad-  gate's address on the negative side of  this season's debate,   1  presume your j  columns ure <vner������ for discussion.    And \  I would like in  the first place  to  say j  that I have no animus against Social-!  ism or Socialists.    1   havo^o axe to  grind, except my Maker's;    ho object, ,  except to attempt  to place  this discussion on its true basis.  This is a well-known axiom applied  to practice at the bar, viz., "When j  you have no case abuse your opponent."  There is also a method known to  politicians as "drawing a red herring  across the trail." I leave it to your  readers to form their own opinions as  to whether Mr. Litigate has adopted  either ov both of these methods.  The resolution reads, "That Socialism unaided by religion cannot cure  present day evils." In my opinion  the wording was unfortunate, as it  allowed Mr. Lidgate an opportunity  of going oft! on a side issue. It would  have been better to have said, "The  spirit of religion" or "The religious  spirit." However, we have to take it  as it stands, but anyhow, nothing is  said about religions or churches.  Churches ai*e crystalizations.    They  represent some phase of truth, which  has become overlaid with   much  that  is merely   formally   irrevelant.    The  Roman    Catholic    Church   is,   or    it  claims to be, the direct successor of  the Apostles.   The Greek Church split  off on a merely doctrinal point as to  the "Piocession of the  Holy Ghost."  Thp   Protestant Church parted from  the R.C. Church on points of doctrine  and   practice.   The   great   Methodist  was not in the beginning a secession  from the Anglican community but an  endeavor  to bring back into   it the  simple teaching    of  the   founder of  Christianity.    The huiumeaable Free  Church split off on minor points of  doctrine, or method of church organization and goyernment.  They all stand for some phase of  truth but, for the most part, have become more occupied with maintaining  their own bit of doctrine than with  carrying on the work of their master,  but they altogether make up and contain within themselves the Universal  Church, which is the company of the  faithful rervant-sof God "militant here  in earth," together with those who  have departed this life in faith, fear  and love.  Mr. Lidgate has been at some pains  to give ns a definition of religion, which  lie has evidently taken from one or  more dictionaries. Let us get back to  first principles.  Jesus Christ, for whose teaching  Mr. Lidgate seems to have some respect, when tempted to go after the  material glories of this world, as who  amongst us has not been so tempted>  and fallen all too readily into the trap,  put the temptation from Him with  the words, "It is written thou shalt  worship the Lord thy God and Hiin  only shalt thou sei-ve." And when it  was suggested that Ho should use the  divine power of which He felt himself  to bo possessed to command that  these stones should bo mode bread,  He replied that "Man shall not live by  bread alone, but by every word that  proceedeth out of the mouth of God."  And throughout His lifo he was in  conflict with the church of His day.  He never denied the principles upon  which that church was founded; that  in, the direct dependence of man upon  God, and the necessity of man's obedience to God's law. not only for his  spiritual but for his material life. The  whole history of tho Jewish nation is  an epitome of the relations between  God and man, and tho overruling influence of the spiritual over the  material, of the unseen forces of life  over the outward and visible ones.  Further, our Lord insisted continually on the ncccHHU-y of spiritual regeneration, of the necessity of working from the unseen forces within a  man (or nation) to tho outward welfare of the man���������not. from the outside  and material side only.  And this brings me to the point of  the resolution, vl*/., that the evils of  the present, day cannot bo cured without the aid of religion. Pooh Mr. Lidgate really think tliat by rearranging  the methods of production and distribution and rearranging the distribution <������f the rewards of labor, mental  mid physical, Mint human nature can  be i:ll.Ui^< tl I-1  Thnt I here nre evils we all acknowledge, but that the.u* evllti (or others)    ������v- <������������������>������ i Ut. ������-i,.<���������<,.li.im   In,   to  my  miim<1.    evtri.melv   doubtful, and    I UIU  TO-MORROW���������Bananas,  Rhubarb  Radishes, Lettuce, Green Onions  Whole Roast Coffee 40c lb  Roman Meal 30c pkg.   Black Tea 40c lb.   These are three * 'specials" from our Grocery Department  that come to us offhand. If you are not buying your  Groceries at this store we invite you to try us outvon any  one, or all three, of these lines.  We are satisfied when their quality is considered you  will admit you never got so good value elsewhere even at  somewhat higher prices.  We also feel sure that our various other lines of  Groceries will give you equal satisfaction, both in quality  and price.  lino  tine l-ioon  l\rii-j������>'ht   ������7it]i  Everything in the Grocery  a view to enabling customers to keep down the high cost  of living, and if you can rely on the word of our many  satisfied patrons we have done this without in any way  affecting the excellence of the goods handled.  3  with  your  next   Grocerv order.    We  will  cheerfully refund your money if goods are not as stated.  General Merchant   -   -   Creston  To suppose any such thing would be  on the same footing as to expect to  cure some deep-seated internal disease  by clapping on a plaster and rubbing  in a liniment.  As I once heard a clergymon of the  Church of England say with reference  so baptism���������apart from spiritual regeneration and as a mere outward  form���������"You might as well spit on a  man." That Socialism can bring a-  bont the spiritual regeneration of  mankind is a negation of semis. It  professedly aims only at the ��������� material,  which is the least part of o man's life  and which does not distinguish him in  any way from an animal. And it professes to think it will bring about the  milleuium, when the lion shall liedown  with the lamb, and our sword, whether  actual weapons of war or commercial  or political, shall he turned into  ploughshares.  That the present methods of production and distribution are wasteful  and costly, and that Socialism may  do something temporarily to relieve  these conditions, is quite possible, and  to that extent it litis my sympathy,  but that it will over proyo to bo a  euro for the evils of tho present* day is  unthinkable. It can at best, apart  from tho aid of religion, prove to be  an alleviation of the symptoms,  I say nothing about the many forms  of Socialism which are offered for our  selection (like the advertisements of  quack meilicincK in thu paper) except  that- they all agree in this, that none  ot them offer us any uoiisLriicthnial  policy. All enquiries aro met with a  vague assertion that these things will  arrange themselves, or that this, that,  and the other will be impossible in  Socialistic slate of society,  Fi. Hu'lTtiUVlKI.tt.  Wynndel, U.O., March 10,  During February Police Chief Adams  fed the prisoners at Cranbrook jail nt  an average cost of lOg cents per meal.  Fernie council estimates the waterworks will show a profit of over $6,000  and the electric light plant $2,750 this  year.  The heating plant of the Queen's  Hotel, Hosmer, is being moved to  Fernie and installed in the King's  Hotel.  Russiand's brass band has had to go  out of business. Seven of the members have just enlisted for overseas  service.  There are now 160 men on the pay  roll at tho mine at Kimberly. The  citizens are petitioning for daily mail  service.  At Pernio the banks are cutting out  their Saturday-night opening. Pay  day evenings will find them open 7 to  8 o'clock.  Tyson brothers, tho Trail butchors,  are now operating an ice-making plant.  It has a capacity of one and a half  tons daily,  another furnace  will lie blown   in  al   quite nure il cannot he done  without.  win- lake out' educational problems ' lh<* dreenwood smelter.  the spiritual regeneration of nmoklnd.  Greenwood can now boast  of three  uhomnakeni.  'Ilhu'hh'ds have made   I heir  appenr-  iiiii*!' at Vernon.  Orand Forks* ������<������������������������������ i������-.nn fuitoiy ������.������uu-  mencod WW operatioriH bint week.  The     Kootenaian      hears    several  "Independent t ioiiHervuwycM ure nice-1  ly to be out. alter    i,in-   pnviy iioumiiii  tion In Kaslo.  The hist forms of T.HK  IllflVlKW close at noon on  Thursday of each week.  Heading notieesof any  aud every description  iiiiihI, loaeh us before 11  u.m. Thursday to ensure  liinertion.  t'iluiigeH of imIy'oi liiMi-  nionfn must I'oaeh us hy  Tuesday  noon.  mmmmmmmmmm  mmmmm<mmmmmtmmtmi!m  mmm~mm*mmmmmi**Hm**lim*  ���������������������������I  :;ll!llillliiiiiiililiulli  . -M^Mrfk.m.fan.  jjBKaffiisaaSifiisttKfi  Jl BSH  THE CRESTON REVIEW  - *  gftfl  rams  Hardy, northern-grown^stock  of the following varieties :  Senator Dunlap, Parson's Beauty  Sien Mary and Magoon  100 Plants, postpaid, $1.50  1,900 Plants, f.s.w. wire, $3.������i  10% ^Discount on all orders, with  reniltianee Sn full, received  before Mare!; 25th  Monrad Wigen  Wynndel, B.C.  Dairying, Poultry  Live Stock, Soils  Owing to a Fruit Growers' Union  shareholders meeting paving prior  claim on the Auditorium on Tuesday  night, Creston got its 1916 Formers'  Institute addresses pretty much in  tabloid form, the four speakers having  only from about 2.15 till chore time  that afternoon in which to do their  speaking and answer the customary  questions.  Barring T. A. F. "Wiancko, the dairyman of the party, the addresses did not  suffer owing to the time limit imposed,  though the questions were necessarily  limited. The dairy talk, however,  ! was incomplete, the speaker having to  omit several important features of his  For a general purpose bird he vouch-  edfor the White Leghorn; for winter  layers the Rocks, Wyandottes, Beds  and Orpingtons were hard to beat.  To be sure of pullets in the heavyweight breeds that would be egg producers not later than November 1st  the chicks should be hatched in March  and not later than April 15. Leghorns  could be relied on if hatched up to  May 1st. %  He advised against feeding potatoes  A*>*r*z J  mi   Wynndel Box Factory  WYNNDEL, B.G.  MANUFACTURES  ioxss and Grates  Rough and Dressed Lumber  GET  YOUB  Dliimhinnr  B imil'JSSJg!  Ti      *  iU'.mu|> anu  Cpnpral  Rpnair Work  UUIIUIUI  IIUUUII  IIUI"  Done   by  W. B. Embree  The 8arist "���������  in   -m*-s - > i - -i.  ion  of   work   well  done  i- t'n** orio** ie foreo^en  DEALER IN  High class Boots and Shoes  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Specially  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Goal mining rights of tho Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North*  West Territory and in a portion of tho  Province of British Columbia, may bo  leased for a term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  moro than 2,500 acres will bo loasod to  ono applicant.  Application foi a leaso immt be made  by tne applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of tho district in which  the rights applied for aro situated.  In surveyed territory tho land must  bo described by sections, or legal subdivisions oj suctions, and iti uiisiirvoy-  ed territory tho tract applied for shall  be staked out by tho applicant himself.  Each application must bo accompanied by a foe of $5 which will ho refunded if the rights applied for are nor.  available, but not otherwise A royalty  .-.hall he paid on the merchantable output of the mine nt the rate of Ave cents  per ton.  Tho person operating the mino shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  mcrchar.tnble co:\! m'.ned. cud jw? iho  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  lights aro not being operated, such  returns should he furnished at least  once a yoar.  The leaso will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may ho permitted to porch awe whatever available  Miirfac  work  ice rights may be necessary for tlu*  :iiig of the mine at the rate of $10  an tw.ro.  I*,...   r..t\  should he made to the Heeretary of the  IVparlrnetit of (It" Interior, Ultima,  or to any agent or Hub-Agent of  Dominion Lands.  W. W. OOUY, Deputy Milliner of  un     x..%,.....,..  ������������    ������> mm ��������� ������ ���������   ,       1  ���������. . , 1   lt   .   . * f * t 1, I  .  subject.  President Cook was at the helm and  there was a surprisingly good turnout  for an afternoon session. Mr. Cook  wasted no eloquence in opening announcements, about three dozen words  only being required to get the first  speaker before the gathering.  Mr.  Wiancko opened with a complimentary reference to the turnout a  year ago, which was about the  best  he   had   at  any  of   the   gatherings  he addressed last season.    A similarly  good showing on this occasion  was a  good omen���������Creston Valley ranchers  took their occupation  seriously.    He.  referred to the unsuccessful attempt  to start a creamery here and advised  co-operation with Cranbrook or Nelson  if butter factories are operated there.  At a price of 30 cents a pound   f.o.b,  Creston for butter fat shipping cream  to outside points would be  profitable;  more so than making dairy butter xmx-  less one were a first-class buttermaker  with a good string of cash customers*  In winter, of course, 35 cents a pound  would   be    necessary    for   profitable  dairying.    A reliable barometer as to  butter fat prices was the   wholesale  price of butter.  Dairying, Mr. Wiancko asserted,  was the one industry there was little  or no chance of over-doing in B.C.  Right now the province is importing  the products of 45 or 50 thousand dairy  cows. The importance of ample and  intelligent feeding was quite thoroughly gone into. A cost of from $50 to  $60 a year for a dairy cow's feed looked high but when set opposite this was  the resultant 6,000 or 6,500 pounds of  milk .and 200 or 250 pounds of butter  fat at 80 cents a pound, omitting the  skim milk and fertilizer, good feeding  undoubtedly pays.  Mr. Wiancko cited a case of a Hol-  stein which last year produced 24,000  pounds of milk with almost 1,000  pounds of butter fat' from a daily  ration of 100 pounds of of mangels and  24 pounds of grain���������oats, barley and  linseed meal. At least 35 pounds of  succulent feed���������roots of the sort that  don't affect milk���������should be fed daily.  The relative value of hay feeds was  stated to be, timothy 3 points, clover  8, and alfalfa 11.  S. H. Hopkins, the diyersilied farming authority, followed Mr. Wiancko.  He opened with the observation that  live stock was a safe pioposition. Last  year 10 million dollars worth of live  stock products were brought into B.C.  which insurr d a good home market for  a considerable expansion in stock raising. Live stock ensured an all-the-  year-ronnd supply of finance and safeguarded soil fertility. Uuder a right  soiling system and a rotation of crops  a cow per acre was readily attained.  Ho deprecated the practice of breeding  heifers at two years of ago. Tho  practice permanently retarded tho  animal's normal growth. Ho urged  strict attention to tho f coding of dairy  cows while in calf, 00 por cont of tho  to-he-born animal's growth coming in  the last three monthn.  Tie favored hog raining. Even with  hay at $15, and bran at $1.10, young  pigs which sold at $5 cost little more  than $2 to raise. Young pigs should  he feu uy themselves for somo weeks  before woaning to ho sure of natural  development after liiau period. Pastured on alfalfa 80 hogs could fare nicely to tho acre. On rape ahout 12. Ho  adylsod conservative buying of sheep.  On account of the war prices wero abnormal. Tho smah sheep raiser in  ayorage years nhould find these animals good for $ft a hoad annually. A  sheep ranch at Vernon with 1722 head  had cleaned up DM,000 net on 4015  operations.  J. R. Terry gave a live talk on poultry. This is a good money-losing lino  if not uiven Home attention. Experience had iiIho hIiowii that straight-  poultry ral.'ving wa.** not remunerative.  Art a sideline on a ranch, with intelligent handling, a good  breed  of  bird;'  ulirmbl nv<>������<nrvf> W> vwrtfH n<w*l������      On itnv  I ronwideriiHon   100   fowl   Hhouhl   onnal  foods were only valuable for fattening.  For   packing   eggs  water   glass- wss  recommended���������a gallon of the prepar.  ation to ten gallons of water; a gallon  of water glass taking care of 40 or 50  dozen eggs.     Packed eggs last season  had sold, as high as 42 cents that were  only 18 cents when put away.   The  size of a poultry house should be to  allow from 4 to 5 square feet per bird,  and the cost should not exceed  $1 per  bird, with a miximum price of $50; A  house from 14 to 16 feet deep is advised.  The meeting was closed by H. O.  English, whose topic was "Soils and  Crops."   Owing to a lack of first hand  information  of  the   Valley   soil the  speakers remarks were confined largely to the crop feature.   The meeting  closed with the usual  vote of thanks  to the various speakers.  SEWS OF KOOTENAYS  Trail has 20 cases of measles.  RosslanfT* skating season closed on  March 12th.  Cranbrook farmers institute may  start a co-operative store in that city.  James Doherty has opened a barber  shop and ice cream parlor at Port  Hill.  Since July last Rossland has paid in  over $18,000 to the Canadian Patriotic  Fund.  h.is? h 25 mill tax ratein sight  Almost $43,900 has   to   be  ;s sprung at Port Hill.    Eli  ; :-:{   finished painting his  i 0 - mployees  of the  Trail  :.-   enlisted  for    overseas]  : s.i id crocuses are reported  ��������� >ur >:\ some South  Sloean  "Fernie  for   h)id.  raised.  Spring !i  Harp<M* li-;  wagon.  To t\;.M-  smelter    '���������'-  service..  SnoW'.i: ���������  in full ���������������!���������  gardens.  Thos. N������������������ uinayer, a Port Hill rancher, is shipping seed potatoes to Berkley, Calif.  501 men will be required by the*  various sawmill interests at Golden  this year.  A building big enough for 250 men  is wanted at Nelson for 225th Battalion recruits.  Fernie Liberals havo opened committee rooms and have talk fests every  Monday night.  Cranbrook Jobbers, a wholesale  grocery in that city, i"! opening a  branch in Nelson.  Fernie is not a prohibition town.  At a rally on Sunday night less than  40 people attended.  New Denver reports that small  flocks of black birds have already arrived in that town.  M. Si Middloton, assistant horticulturist for Kootenay, expects to enlist  for overseas service.  For February and March the Nelson  street railway operated at a loss of  slightly over $1,000.  Cranbrook's police force has been  furthor reduced by tho firing of  Policeman Aldrldgo.  The 102nd Battalion, with headquarters at Biairmore, enlisted 309  iiicraits In February.  Horticulturist Middleton will conduct a four-day pruning school at  Cranbrook this month.  Vov tue threo months ending February 20l.h, TtoHnland raised over $2,000  cash for Itcd Cross work.  For taking a little fistic satisfaction  out of a Trail Chinaman on Wednesday ������������*������������. Smith waa lined $10.  Tho Trail smoltor has  just declared  iioumtiil ���������>! ni'i-I'l'iil.   dividend  for I.lie  three mouths ending March 15.  |.)og������������ running at large lu Ph'.*crh:  without a lax tag: aro subject to 72  hours' impriHoniiient and execution  uuIchh In the  ineant.nne   the   tux   and  ts  .Tt-.K  ���������and with it comes the necessity of giving attention to things inside as well as outside the house.  For the housecleaning you will likely require some  5* m ���������������>������������������ r .  Smuttrnm"^,  1     ^  Lm.  .IffeS  or to brighten up the furniture or piano so as to  have it look almost as good as new just a little  V-AVA SPRAY will be found the correct thing.  We have all these lines, and a varied assortment of  each, at very attractive prices. They are the best in  their class and should have attention before buying.  How do the Pricing Shears Work ?  We have a few of these in stock. Don't put up  with worn-out or in-bad-shape shears any longer.  See  our line���������the  price  is  sure  to  tempt you.  And for genuine, all-round satisfaction at a right price  Jackson's Teas at 45c. and 55c. Ih.  have no equal in Creston  Frank   H. Jackson  General Store  Phone 81  Preston  Creston  Hotel  The Leading  Hotel of the  Fruit     Belt  Our   Guests  Call   c/lgain  \/Q"U will make no mistake  Y when 3'ou get off the train  if you sign the register at  the Creston Hotel. Travelling  men will substantiate this. We  study the comfort of our guests.  The rooms are well furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  Headquarters* lor Mining Met.,  Lumbermen, Ranchers *' "iiiinsis  and Commercials  l/'*^^.\ '$$&*  I  J  mC7  /, B* Moran  F  Opt  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  ���������MMMWWWMM*  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D. D.C.L.. President  IOHN AIRD, General Manager. H. V. F. JONES. Aaa't General Manager  CAPITAL, $15,000,000     RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000  SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS  Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits ot $1 and  upwards Careful attention is given to every account. Small accounts)  are welcomed.    Accounts may be opened and operated by mail.  Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, withdrawals to be made by any one of them or by the survivor. S50  C. Gr. BENNETT  Manager Croston Branch  1 Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables I  %  k.  ������?.'  Shipment of McLauglin Sleighs and Cutters ou Hand   |  TEAM   SLEIGHS %  JJ      Harness, Siugle and Double and Supplies on Hand       jj  & Several Sets of Secoud-Iiand Harness  V r**       .        * %     f^t        , i  9? t   ...... ft* Oi������4.i.   Ivm'A Rn. 14 JK  xV-  \_- v/ x * X-4     jt.' vv *<������.     _k_/ x x JX-t x-.j        fj.  ;lvcrUHciiiciii will imi Im- |nti<l for.     ��������� (.hi; ivvchih* of a jim tlundy dairy cow. ' Impounding Iit ������u pmil.  ft*  Ol P* "... ... ....., IHE REVIEW. CRESTOX. B. C  A BEIGHT TOBACCO OP THE FINEST QUAUTY  10 CENTS PEE PLUG  ^  WITHIN  THE LAV*  ^  BY  ^  MARVIN   DANA  (Copyright)  "No-\v," she said, and there was respect in the glance site gave the stalwart man, * now you really sound  dangerous.''  Fannie appeared at the door.  "Mr. Edward Gilder -wishes to see  you, Miss Turner,'' she said. "Shall I  show hhn in?"  "Oh, certainly," Mary answered,  with an admirable pretense of indifference, while Burke glared at Itainu*-  est. and the district attorney appeared iii a i ease.  A  'JJ  (.Continued)  Mary opened a drawer ot" the desk  and took out the document obtained  that morning from Harris and held it  forth."  ���������'What's this'.'" Burke stormed, but  fie took the paper.  Demarest looked over the inspector"*   shoulder,   and   his     eyes     grew  i       !.. 1 A\-K.-,,>     l,.-,     ,,-oc-     ���������> !  jitii^'j.    tt&    nc    ictui.        %* mi it    hv     ,..������.:>    *% v  an end of the reading; he regarded the  passive woman at the desk with a new  respect.  '"What's this?" Burke repeated heip-  Itssly. Mary was kind enough to  make the document clear to hhn.  "It's a temporary restraining order  from   the   supreme   court,   instructing  you   t.o   let  Xcty'il      t\t..-x.-\  until  you  v.?   hroken  have  the  ask     Mr.  nieasaur  shoiueu  Demarest."  v.     "ss     to  can  b<? cose  T'r,  The  keep  rack  law.  restrain its  So     w h y  You  see.  1  all  the  law  aim so  j race  at the  one  on'  '*-  law."  "Bu:   it   can't   be   done.'  Burke.  "You might  Mary- sugges;eti  whether or not  gambling houses can do  tin breaking the  men can do it aad iaugr  The railroad can do k tc  employees from striking  shouldn't I get one too?  have money. I can buy  I want. And there's nothing >"ou ean't  do with the law if you have money  enough.. ask Mr. Demarest. He  knows.".  "Can you beat that?" Burke rumbled. He regarded Mary* with a stare  of  almost     reverential     wonder.     *'A  "Well, gentlemen, what are you going to do about it?"  "Miss Turner," the district attorney  said, with an appearance of sincerity,  "I'm going to appeal to your sense of  fair play." > ' .%  "That was killed foirp years ago."  But Demarest. persisted. Influence  had, been brought to hear on him. lt  was for her own sake now that he  urged her.  "Let young Gilder alone."  Mary  laughed again.  "His father sent me away for three  years���������three years for something I  didn't do. Well, he's got to pay for  it."  By this time, Burke, a man of superior intelligence, as one must be to  reach such a position of authority, had  come to realize tliat here was a case  not. to be carried througli by blustering, by intimidation, by the rough  ruses   familiar  to  the  force.  "Don't fool yourself, my girl," lie  said in his huge voice, which was  now modulated to a degree that made  it almost unfamiliar to himself. "You  can't go through with this. There's  always a weak link in tho chain somewhere. It's tip to me to find it, and  I will."  that  his coming was  own volition, and not  son's information, as  supposed.  a hhn recently?"  CHAPTER XI.  Gilder Meets Bride  There entered the erect, heavy figure of the man whom Mary had hated  through the year;, lie stopped abruptly just within the room, gave a glance  at the two men. then his eyes went tu  Mary, sitting at her desk, with her  face   lifted   inquiringly.     He   did   not  pause   to take  in  the  beauty   of  that  *.-_,..    ..~,.. ....   ., .��������� .\.      ,,.. .....���������...i ....  Lit*.'*.-.,     Oltlt       U^������.     E.l.1. CU&Llt. I  l\;-     MlltVVl     111  her silently for a moment. Then he  spoke, a little tremulous from anxiety.  .\i*c vOti tiie woman. ue sa.tt.  There was something simple anu  primitive, something of dignity beyond the usual conventions, in his direct address.  Mary's ackuowieagmeu! was as  plain  as   his  own  question.  "I am the woman. What do you  want?"-  "My  son."  Mary guessed  altogether of hi������  the result of his  at' first she had  "Have vou see  "No."  "Then, why did you come?"  ���������'Because i intend to save my boy  from a great folly. 1 am informed  that he is infatuated with you, and  Inspector Burke tells me���������why���������he  tells me���������why���������he tells me���������"' He  paused, unable for a moment to continue from an excess of emotion.  Inspector Burke ii]\ed the halting-  sentence.  *'l told you she had been an ex-convict."  "Yes." Gilder said, after lie had regained his self control. He stared at  her pleadingly. "Tell me, is this  true?"  Here, then, was the moment for  i which she had longed through weary*  days, through weary years. Here was ]  the man whom she hated, suppliant 1  before her to know the truth. Her  heart quickened. Truly, vengeance is  sweet to one who has suffered unjustly.  with something of horror in his voice.  "It, is,"' Mary said quietly.  I     For a little/there was silence in the  i room.    At last. Gilder spoke with the  sureness of a man of wealth, confident that money will salve any wound.  "How much?" he asked, baldly.  Mary  smiled   an  inscrutable  smile.  "Oh, I don't need money," she said,  carelessly. "Inspector Burke will tell  you how easy it is for me to get it."  "Do you want my son to learn what  you are?" he said.  "Why not? I'm ready to tell him  myself."  Then Gilder showed liis true heart  in which love for his boy was before  all else.  "But I don't want him to know," lie  a  lie!"  lie  seized   her  hand  passionately.  "It is the truth." Mary said ilrmly.  "I have served three yours in prison."  There was a silence of a minute  that was like years.  Dick turned his tortured faco to his  bride of a day. Then he spoke again  moro  beseechingly.  "Say   there's  a  mistake."  Mary  spoke  with  a  simplicity  admitted no denial.  "It's all quite true."  The     man     who  had  so  loved  trusted her. stood trembling for a  ment, tottered and sank into a chair.  Tbe father looked at Mary with a  reproach that, was pathetic.  ~  v.-.  that  her,  mo-  oee, he said, and liis heavy voice  was for once thin with passion, "see  what you've done to my boy!"  "What   is   that,  compared   to   what  you have done to me?"  "What have I dono to you?" he questioned ,   uncompreh end ing.  "Do you remember what 1 said to  you the day you had me sent away?"  "I don't remember yon at all."  * Perhaps you remember Mary Turner, who was arrested four years ago  for robbing your store, and perhaps  you remember that she asked to speak  to vou before they took her to prison?"  The  heavy   jowled     man     gave   a  start."  "Oh, you begin to remember! Yes!  There was a girl who swore she was  innocent���������yes,    swore    that  she  was  innocent.    And she would have got off  ���������only   you asked the judge to make  an example of her."  "You are that girl?"  'T am that girl."  There was a little interval of silence. Then Mary spoke again remorselessly.  "'You took away* my good name;  you smashed my life; you put me behind the bars. You owe for all that.  Well, I've begun to collect."  "And that is why you married my  boy?"  "It is. Mary gave the answer cold-  lv, convincingly.  To be Continued)  Big Commonwealth Army  300,000   Australasians   Will   be   Under  Arms  Next  June  One of the first official acts of the  new prime minister of Australia, Wm.  M. Hughes, has been an announcement tbat a fresh army will be furnished by the Commonwealth, and that  this army will number 50,000 men.  "This further contribution," said Mr.  Hughes, "will bring the total number  of men supplied by Australia by next  June to something- like 3P0.000 men.  It. is to be understood that the principle of voluntary enlistment is to be  adhered to. No requests had been  made to the Commonwealth by the  imperial government for more men.  The offer was quite spontaneous. I  have not the slightest doubt that the  necessary men will be forthcoming.  These will form new units, and are  independent of the quota of 9.500 a  month   necessary  for  reinforcements.  A government appeal will be made  by mail to every man in Australia  within  the  military age group  based  German  Strong  Women  on  the  recent   war  single men from 18  census���������that  to 44 years.  is,  SUBSTANTIAL   rROOF  By a Canadian Witness.  Royal    "Good    Luck''    Ring of Russia  The story of a ring upon which the  J Czar  sets   extraordinary  value  is  ro-  i mantie and interesting,  j     Many   years     ago     Princess   Char-  | lotte   of   Prussia     noticed     that   her  Swiss governess  wore  a quaint little  ring- of Gothic design.    "What a curious   ring!"   exclaimed   the   Princess.  "Do let me try  it on."    She put the  ring  on   her  finger,     but  to  her  dismay  found  it    impossible  to  remove  j it  again.    Thereupon    the  governess  ! begged   her  to   accept   it  as  a  keepsake.  How Mrs. Kelly Suffered and  How She was Cured.  Burlington, Wis.���������"I was very irregular, and bad pains in my side and back,  but after taking  Lydia E. Pinkham's  Vegetable Compound Tablets and  using two bottles of  tho Sanative Wash  I am fully convinced  lhut I am entirely  cured of these troubles, and feel bettor  all over. 1 know  your remedies havo  J dono mo worlda of  pood and 1 hope overy sud'erins woman  v/ill Rive them a trial." Mm. Anna  Kem.y, 710 Chestnut Street, lkn-linp;-  ton, Win.  The many convincing testimonials ron-  ntantly pnblihhed in tho newspapers  ought to bo pi "..f ������-n-.������uj',h I.o women who  uufier from tho: c di.-itrciiiing 111?* peculiar to their nex that Lydia M.Pinkharn'n  Vegetable Compound in tho medieino  they need.  This good old root and herb remedy  haa proved unequalled for thene drcwl-  ful  llln; ii.orini.nuvi what. i:t Heeded  to  Teatorc wornnn'n health and nfreiitfth.  . ......  II     1IK.II)    ������i������    itlty     (ill iin.u u,)    i������������  your ������.'1H������ requiring Npeehil :nl������  vief, tvril.^ t\w. Lydiu l*������ i'inU-  hom MeiUeiiH-! <:<������. r confidential),  Li^kiix* IMiistu* for free advice-  stammered. "Why, I've spared the  boy all his life. If he really loves  you���������it will���������"  At that moment, the son himself  entered hurriedly. In his eagerness  he saw no ona save the woman he  loved. At his entrance, Mary rose  and moved backward a step involuntarily, in sheer surprise over his com-!  ing.  The young man went swiftly to  her, while the other three men stood  silent. Dick took Mary's hand in a  warm  clasp,  pressed   ii-  tenderly.  "I didn't see father," he said happily, "but I left a note on his desk at  the office."  Then, somehow the surcharged atmosphere penetrated hin consciousness, and he looked around, to see his  father standing grimly opposite him.  But there wan no change in his expression beyond a more radiant  Hmile.  "Hello, dad," he cried, joyously.  "Then >on got niy note'.'"  "No, "Dick, I haven't had any nolo."  The young man spoke wltli simple  pride.  "Dad, we're married. Mary and 1  were   married   thin  morning."  Mary kopr. her cyen steadfast ou tho  father". Thero wus triumph in hor  g.T/e. This wns the vengeance I'or  which siho had longed, for which alio  had jdoiled, ihn vengeance she had at  last achieved. Hero wus her freedom,  thu period of her supremacy.  (llldcv seemed dazed by lho brief  sen fence.  "Say thai, again," he commanded.  "Dad, Mary and I were married tills  morning."  "I  married your son this morning,"  Alary Miid  in  a niutn-r-of-iucl. lone.  "I  iiinrrled   hhn.      Do     you   ������|iil|:i   wider-  Htimd,   Mr.  C.ildci"'     I   married   hlni,"  lu     that   uonicuee   lay   hor   ultimate  compensation   for untold misery.   Tho  lalher   Hlood   there   wordier.:!,   unable  to   llnd   npeoeli   agaiuih.  this   calumny  I Ilia!   Ii:id   liefiilli ii   Mm.  I     "ITu ii  iraiiu-up!"  Ibnl.e ronrod.  lie  ! winnm| al   llio yomm man.    "Tell jour  I fiillwr     il   iiln'l   true.     Why,     do   you  J.wim.    v.Il.li    .-li.     i...'      ','AU '..   dolll     {lliil."  (lie   punned  for an   iiiidnnl,   ihi-n   npnkc  ' !., ;:  voice lhat   v';!;' )>!'iil:illy !i!"n-,win,f;,  "And  i,he'll  di*   II   again!"'  The  young   man   turned   toward   hhi  bride.    Tliere    wan (Unbelief, hope, de-  able to take off the ring, and found  to her astonishment that inside it  were the words ''Russia's Czarina"  faintly engraved.  Years later Princess Charlotte  actually became the wife of Prince  Nicholas, who at that time had little prospect of succeeding to the  Russian throne. Pate willed, however, that he was to become Nicholas  I., Czar of Russia.  Charlotte gave the mysterious ring  to her husband, and to his dying day  he wore it as a talisman.  It has been treasured and venerated by his successors ever since. In  fact, the present Czar thinks so much  of it and attaches such importance  to the wearing of it that, onco when  he started on a journey without it,  he returned several hundred miles in  order to place this remarkable mascot upon his finger.  Beechmont, Ont.���������"I feel it my duty  to tell vrfaat Dr. Pierce's remedies have  done for me.  When I commenced  taking them I was  completely run  down. I have  j* taken altogether  nine bottles of the  'Golden Medical  Discovery' and  ' Favorite Prescrip-  tion,' together  with the 'Pleasant  Pellets' and can  truthfully say that.  I feel like a new woman. I would certainly recommend these medicines to any  one suffering as I did."���������Mks. Wm. Plum-  ley, Beechmont, Ont.  An imitation of nature's method of replacing waste of tissue, cnncinng impov-"  srished blood and increasing nerve force  is when you take an alterative extract  of herbs and roots made with pure glycerine, without the use of alcohol, like Dr.  Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery. This  vegetable medicine coaxes the digestive  functions and helps in the assimilation of  food, or rather take3 from the food just  the nutriment- the blood requires.  Pure blood is essential to good health.  Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery  not only cleanses the blood of impurities,  but it increases the activity of the blood-  making glands, and enriches the body with  an abundant supply of pure, rich blood.  It thus cures scrofula, eczema, erysipelas,  boils, pimples and other eruptions that  mar and scar the skin.  Write Dr. Pierce, Invalids' Hotel,  Buffalo, N. Y., for free medical advice.  Evidence of a  Feeling  of  Revolt Against the War  A letter in tde "Berlinger Tage-  blatt," under the caption "German  Women and Peace," contains evidence of the revolt against wax*. Ellen  Paasche, the writer of the letter,  sharply contradicts the assertion that  the Germans had to break with.- so  many evil habits contracted by indulgence and luxury in time o������ peace  that a long war, as compared with a  short one, had distinct compensations.  "It is impossible for me," she exclaims, "to describe my feelings, as I  find that Dr. Selirimacher has ao  word for the horrors of war." The  letter continues:  "There are people who held, and  still hold, that it was entirely necessary,  but it is to he hoped that all.  +��������� V������ r* c" *���������*    *������/\**in������*f V>/\loon    c-*\*m    4-rm*    f hmnonlf'Ac* ������  Never again, never again, must there  be so* much, sorrow and so many-  tears in the world. It is through my  faith in this sentiment that I anx  convinced that the peace movement  will grow tremendously in Germany-  after the war. And who are more  suited to carry on that work than  the women? Are those q,fi us who  have children playing around us to  sacrifice them, roo, in twenty years'  time? Let us be done v.*th all halfway measures; let us reflect upon the  fundamental causes of the war; and  all who have something to lose in another twenty years, let them live nor  for the moment alone, but help disseminate the conception of peace as  something no more a fanasty than  temperance, or housing reform. .Let  those motners who have nothing more  to lose, trom whom the "war has taken  everything, think of anc. help the rest  of us, so that we may be spared the  necessity ever of experiencing their  sorrow and grief."  The Present Condition of War  So far, UiiliLariiy, the Germans  have won���������it would be mere moral  cowardice to -deny it; on paper, they  claim the reward. The forget *chat  paper means nothing nowadays, that  the war was fought over a "scrap cf  paper," tliat Bernhardi's law���������anni-  nilation���������holds good for us as well��������� as  for the Germans, and that until on?  or the otner side is defeated peace is  neither on object nor a desirability,  ihe Germans set out to compel the  subjection of Europe. They themselves   have   taught   Europe  to   fight;  "Thy Neighbor as Thyself"  Willy���������Ma, may 1 havo Tommy Wil-  Kon over to onr house to pluy Saturday?  .Mother���������No*,    you make altogether  too   much   noise.     You'd     hotter   go  W. N. U. 10{K!  "Ifii  lie  ow to Save  Try This Free Prescription  l>i> your cyo.'i plve you trouMo ? Do  .vou nlrtMily wif.w ryoRluswon ov upwIar-k'uV  ThousaiidM of people wear thono "windows"  ���������who might; oiedly dlnponHe with them.  Yon jiuiy In* one of liwr.v, mid It Im your  duty lo hhvo your eyo.i before it Ih too  late. Tlio ( ,vcm nro iiojflerloil more tliiui  any oilier orpin of the entire body. After  you HhImIi your iViy'.-i wovli you nil down  nnd t-e.-it your i;iii:ulen, but how about your  cyen V Ho you rent; theni ? Vou know  you do not. Vou i-e;ul nr do iioau'thlmj  olso Hint l;oop,i your eyes luiny: you worlc  your o.vcit until you fjo to bed. Tliut li  why ho ninny luive Nt mined eyeH, nnd iln-  ully uUht c.vo trouble* lhut threaten partial or total bllnilneHH. KyoKliuiacH uro  merely crulehcsj tliey never euro. Thin  five luefiei'lptlon, which Iuih beiictlltcd tlio  (���������yen of no iiiuiiy. umv worl: e(|unl won-  dern for you,    I'so il  n nhort time.    Would  ,> oil   Jil.i-  .> i������UJ���������  eye   U\>i.lilt ;i   to   (lisapjii uf UH  \T by iniii,Mc y Try thin prefierlptloii. tin  to the nenii.sl wlile-awako ilvujf utore nml  ifet u bottle ������,f Mon-Opto lublotii; till a  two-oiiiie/i lioiiii. with v.*iinn wiiler, drop  In tmo tablet, and allow II to thoiouijhly  dlnnolvo. With thin liquid butlio tin* eyon  two lo fi'iu* lliiien dally, .hint nolo lm\v  (itilclcly your eyes rteur Jtp it nd how noon  the lnlliiiiii.i. tlo-.i will (ll������iijipiiir. Don't, lie  nfraid to t,,-e It ; It, Im nhmdutely liiinu-  I.'i. M my v.-ho iin* now blind liilc.ht have  Mivcd llu-lr eye* had tliey Htiirted lo euro  lor liii ni la lino- TU.i Im ii hIiiipIo treatment, but. mai-vellouhly etl'eetlve lu lituItl-  IIKlei id eiineii. Now Ihn! yoil llUVC been  "'������������������'"':'���������'' d<������������������"'������ O'iry a <:,.y, ln.t <).') what you  <-an I . vivc your cyi-.-i, nnd you uit HUely  lo lli'inK lot aa loin; a.'i you live for puli-  llMhlnir tbl������ iiri-t'crlptlon. The ViiIuiiim  i in-inr   <'o.   of  Toronto   will   llll   Urn   above  Free.���������Dr. Pierce's Medical Adviser,  cloth-bound,' sent free on receipt of 50  cents (or stamps) to pay expense of  mailing only. Dr. Pierce, Invalids'  Hotel, G63 Main St���������-'   Buffalo, N. Y.  ii.    ni      ������������������������������������     "*��������� ���������  "Devils ,'rom Ireland"  Private    Reimard,    1st    InniskilUng  Fusiliers,   in   a  letter  to     his   uncle,  published  in   tho   regimental  journal,  says:  "The old  Turks, are nearly fed  up  with- war,     but   the   Germans   won't  let   them   hand   in   their   guns.     The  other day the    Germans  had a baud  in   tho  trench,  anu    the  . lirst  tiling  we  heard  was  tluun  striking up  tlu  old  tuno 'Fifth    Koyal Irish.'    A  few  shells  irom  a  gunboat  were dropped  iu  their  midst,  :.nd  in a second  you  could  see   nothing  but  brass  instruments   and   t orman   heads   aud   logo  Hying  in   all    di.ections    in  the-air.  There   wore   a   largo   number  of  our  regiment  killed   in    our  last  engagement,     and     that  makes   about   four  limes .wo havo been  In n death- trap.  II   Is very hard on us, but we rirn always in "the ifont, no matter whnt: Is  doing,   and   we   can't   bo   kept   buck  when we start. /  ','Tho Turks run when wo get near  them, and they don't llko tho men  with the castles (tho Innlskilling  badge) in their cups. Their officers,  who talk Kootl English, cull us tlio  'dct\-i!n from Ireland.' "  and her inspiration. Today that  reason is ours. It is we who have  caught the inspiration of war. It is  we who are preparing to light predatory Germany with the means and  principles of Bernhardt "In war only  decisions count," he wrote. -It is so.  It will be so in this gigantic upheaval of the nations. And it is this  condition of war which the Germans  have called up and whicli threatens  ultimately to enguif them.���������Austin  Harrison in the Lnglish Review.  New Wireless Device  A new device in wireless telegraphy  the invention of Dr. Branas, a Spanish  professor, is to be tested between,  coast stations of Spain and the United  states. The Spanish government has  requested the American authorities  to send trial messages. The new apparatus is said to increase greatly the  effectiveness of wi. eh ss transmission  beyond a distance of 5,000 kilometres.  Unless American manufactures who  luive started laboratories since the  war began, soon coma to the rescue,  some Canadian factories will bo faced  with a dye famine. Ottawa factories  aro hit hard. Soon they will come to  tho '.nd of their resources, and if the  supply from th��������� United Statas docB  nor, increase, thoy will be placed in an  unprecedented position.  How a Windbreak Payo  .Iuih as "a ,dollar saved is a dollar  earned," so r.oll moisture saved from  evaporation is ocniivalent. to rainfall.  Studies nitulo a few years ugo in Kansas  and   Nebraska  showed  tlio  value  of   iiu;   w tiiuiii c.ilv   iu   |ni; \ uutlug   evaporation.  It iii lint he admitted that wind-  broakn occupy space that could bo  profitably devoted to agricultural  crop.1', and that Die roots oi llio trees  nnd their nhiule render a ntrlp of  ground on cither .side of tho windbreak relatively unproductive. Vot  efficient, wlndbreaku undoubtedly do  more good than evil, reducing the  velocity of tlio wind nnd, therefore,  th." losm of noil will or from evaporation, lt hoouih from investigations  inndo by the 1'iiltcd Stains lot-cut ner-  vice lhut. the Krentcr yhddn ol* Mold  tvi.i;.: ar.d r.j'pk-:' b-hlnd the. ],rr,U;i;  tion of a good windbreak uro enough  to warrant every farmer In the pruin *  ntaic'i  In  planting  wlndbrealtM.  England io Cli. tailing Luxuries  Th.. London Weekly Despatch suyp  that the government lias decided on  drastic steps as regards tho importation of luxurloii. "lt may bo safely  slntcd," says tho Despatch, "that in  a week's time there will bo no imported luxuries whatever. Certain neces-  i itles will mt111 bo admitted, as for example, bannnas, for the poor, but in-  pensive imported fruits for tho rich  will be barred. Wasteful motoring,  which is everywhere soon, ia to hi  slopped boctiiiso it; in using up shipping, which brings.petrol and rubber,  Thu importation o. pulp and paper  probably will ho cut down 40 per  cent."  "Remember." paid the Sergeant, "uc  one jk aiiowed io (iiKinonuL wiihoul orders."  Murphy was no sooner in tho saddle  than ha wan thrown to tho ground.  "Murphy!"   yelicrt     the     Sergeant  when lie discovered him Jyiug brcath-  lcfis on tho ground, "yon dismounted.'  "1  did."  "Hid  you have orders?"  "I  did."  "From hndditiuirtPrn'.'"  "No, sir, from hindquarters."  *     mxm***Mm*  Mnr.v." he Mild, "riuy  ll'it I < annul.  "'tbey loll  r  ii...   ..>,......-  "Ko  I   hour.  nie  Hint your  wife, in ono  <������mL*%xua**Lm, Granulated Eyelids,  ^aflDff'DT Eves  inflamed t������v evna-  *~~"  *"-'���������'      ������urctoJ������un.UustandWlud  E-, wfmm. f***\ quickly relieved by MudM  V ������S fcyaReiMdy. No Smarting  4Jf >*^v**' j���������Bt Kyc Comfort. At  Yoiu Dnwi:Jt*e 50c pei llottlc. Mttrfsa Eytf  SalveinTubeB^Sc. FmRnnkaf fhftP.yidPresaik  IHuiiuniia or Diurifis; tjo ucwcuy tun., uut*i������>  MtfUMNlaMIMtMlN  U������t^������W*<***#������"''! ;l  *l'i ������������������** JH**t*w**������||M������i  mttmmmm*umm  m^mmm  mmm.  iiiiMiii-|���������^iiiiiinnini  mmmmi THB KEVIEW. -GEESTON.  "S*    g+  Drug Fiends  1 MADE   INCANADA I  %Wwwwi������*www������������p������ww<WMiwl������iiuin������ea(aMaM������fcw j������m wnn n:i-iiiBattkMW  Post-Office Not Mucli  Affected hy The War  Every  J*r  Increase   Reported  in  Branch   in   the  Almost  Service  i*c*l������*r  ������nh n,       -i->*������%-������>      1- r. r.       -m nl       r* *Fr>������l  *.WU       t������c\A       ULU-O      ubc      uti-^vi  versely the business of the post office  department, ^according to the annual  report tabled' in the house by the Hon.  ���������i'. chase Casgrain.  There have been increases all  along the line���������in letters sent, in  rural mail routes, money order and  savings bank offices.  In the number of letters the estimated increase is. 13,197,000. While  this is less than for the last ten  years, it is a. good showing in view  ���������oi the war.  ���������  No statistics, are given with respect to the parcels post, but the  report states that the system "has  !>een successfully conducted during  the year and its great and growing  popularity has demonstarted that it  supplies a public need.    .  "As the parcels post reaches every  point throughout the country its facilities are greater than those afforded by services operated by private  companies  and -its* rates  are  lower."  Rural mail routes have increased  by 695 and. more than 37,500 additional boxes, have been erected. 475  new post offices were established  and 03 closed, the latter mainly  on rural mail routes.  Savings in the postal banks total  $39,995,406, . whicli is a decrease of  $1,595,880.    During the year 2,437,770  I ^.XX .������������*#*      ...*.~.X     X r.     -.1*^       j ,-~  -f-". bJ        -  .*���������������  -  icticia    .tciii,   iu   tue   'U^ct-U ^tJCter   OU.1CI5.  Germans Use Jerusalem as war Base  One of the missionaries who has recently returned to Rome states that  an English. colleague, who was with  him in Syria and who has probably  now returned to England, saw very  important preparations at. Jerusalem  'and Jaffa, i'or an expedition against  Egypt under the direction of German officers.  A double track railway line has  been constructed from Damascus to  Jerusalem .and Ghaza and some distance beyond the ancient frontier line  of Turkey and Egypt to the Isthmus  of Suez. Jerusalem is transformed  into an armed camp, defended by  trenches and containing 100,000 men.  All the convents have already been  converted into hospitals, with Turkish  and German starts, and the inhabitants are under strict supervision.  Moral   Degradation     Which     Results  From the Drug and Liquor Habit  Tliat alcohol is a habit forming drug  is denied by no one but its devotees.  Its denial would be useless ��������� because  every one knows men who have become the victims of the alcohol habit  that cannot break away from it. Nothing is more pathetic than to see  some of these men trying to break off  tli<������ iiabit- si-i"'ori!ior untold *cr+ttrcs  and failing time after time until, they  give up in despair and plunge in deeper than ever, in hopes of ending their  misery.  Morphine is also a habit forming  drug, but it is very little used compared with the various alcoholic liquors, because it is not pleasant to  the taste and because the habit of  treating to a dose of morphine has not  become popular. Its action is very  similar to that of whiskey or brandy.  In moderate doses it dulls the sensibility to pain and in large doses causes  a stupor resembling profound sleep.  Like alcohol, once the habit is fully  formed, it is almost impossible to  break off. Men who make a specialty  of treating the drug and alcohol habit,  tell me that it is easier to cure permanently a morphine field than an alcohol fiend. That is probably due  largely to the habit many have formed of urging their friends to drink.  The day is not long passed when  some would take it as an insult if you  refused to drink their dope. Both  these drugs have the effect of blighting the moral sensibility so that a  drinking nfan will do or say with perfect indifference what he would have  shrank from with horror before he  acquired the habit. Examples of this  we have had in plenty of late, when  men stoop to the most despicable  acts," utterly indifferent to the need  or fate of their country. Anyone who  has studied the question knows that  much of this moral degradation has  had its origin in drink on the part of  the person or his ancestors. Morphine  and alcohol are both poisonous drugs  and both have the tendency to affect  the  higher  moral  centres   first.  It is dreadful to contemplate the  i power which the traffic has acquired,  in England, France and Germany  tliey have defied the government and  the war office to do more than slightly curtail .their business. In Sweden,  the people voted a hundred to one in  favor of prohibition, but they did not  get it. In Ontario, people have voted  by large -majorities on three different  occasions in favor of prohibiting the  traffic. Not only that, but resolutions  and petitions almost without number,  have. "oursd in -^zo the government-  begging that the bars be closed. On  the other hand, no one but a quiet deputation of liquor dealers have asked  that the business be allowed to continue. But that deputation seems to  have more influence with governments  than the votes of the people, the resolutions of the most important bodies  and all the petitions that have been  presented, humbly pleading that the  great evil he stopped.���������H. Arnott,  M.B., M.C.P.S.  akife! Swellings Reduced  Muscular Strains Ended  Such   Troubles   Now   Quick!**7  Rubbed Away by Power-  ������..1   HomArli,  XXXX  J.iv>uvujr  If you have any muscles that are  Strained and weak., that are frequently subject to rheumatic pains; if you  have* any painful swellings that refuse to go away���������get busy with Nerviline. This is the very sort of  trouble that Nerviline is noted for  curing quickly. "I have proved Nerviline simply a wonder in reducing  a hard, painful swelling. It followed  an injury I received in my left leg  and caused me great pain and discomfort. The muscles were strained and  sore, and no other remedy gave the  ease and comfort 1 got from rubbing  on Nerviline. .There is a soothing,  pain-relieving power about Nerviline  that touched the root of my trouble.  Nerviline reduced the swelling, it destroyed the pain, it brought my limb  back to perfect condition." The experience of Mr. Bowen, whose'home is in  Middlesex, is .not unusual. Thousands  are proving every day that muscular  pains of every kind, chronic rheumatism, lumbago, neuralgia and sciatica  will yield, to Nerviline when nothing  else can possibly cure. Nerviline is  an old time family pain remedy, used  used nearly forty years with great  success. The large family size bottle costs 50c, trial size. 25c. at all  dealers.  About Kronstadt  No Medicine to Equal  Baby's Own Tablets  Mrs. E. Cutler, St. Lazare, Man.,  writes: "I have used Baby's 0*wn  Tablets for the past ten years for my  Ave children and can truthfully say  lliere is no medicine to equal them."  The Tablets regulate the bowels and  stomach, cure constipation and indigestion, expel worms and make teething easy.   Tliey are sold by medicine I flcial  Minard's  theria.  Liniment     uures     Diph-  Too Many Aviators  For  Royal   Naval  Air  Exceeds   Demand  dealers or by mail at 25 cents a  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine  Brockville, Ont.  box  Co,  Supply  of Men  ' Service   Far  The naval service department has  been informed by Sir George Perley,  acting Canadian commissioner in London, thaj; Canadians arriving in England have been applying for commissions in the Royal Air Service, and  that, in order to avoid disappointment  and unnecessary expense, tho admiralty desires it to be made known generally throughout Canada that only  candidates selected by the director ot  tho Canadian naval service can be entered. Admiral Kingsmill is director  of the Canadian service. In this con-  I nection, it may be added, said an of-  of   the   department,    that  tho  The Boys at The Front  Field Comforts Lessen the  Rigors of  a Winter Campaign  Two of the most characteristic features of this Avar, as distinguished  from other wars, have been trench  warfare  and  winter campaigns.  From time immemorial, winter has  been the great pacificist. Those  young enough to remember their  Caesar will recall the inevitableness  with which the Roman General, at the  first touch of frost, led his troops into snug winter quarters (Hibernia).  When   Wellington   held   the   lines  of Torres Vedras, winter imposed an  involuntary truce.    The  great Napo-  f eon met with  clisa.tser on. his winter  campaign in Russia.  Today, however, the winter campaign is perhaps, from the point of  view of the soldier, the greatest horror of modern war. Night and day, in  frost and sleet, our soldiers in r ranee,  have to mount guard. Winter, is to  them an even more implacable foe  than the German.  Moreover, few civilians understand  what a trench is. We talk glibly about  the trenches, but wo do not realize  -that a trench is a ditch full of mud  and slime���������-the most unfit of all tdsces  for human habitation.  The trench is bad enough in summer, but in winter it surpasses anything that Dante conceived in his inferno. The only way to -defeat this  infernal combination of winter and  trench is to .supply the soldier with  an abundance of "Field Comforts;"  socks, mittens, mufflers, wristlets and  belts to keep his body warm; and tobacco, mouth organs, gramophones,  books, pipes and hosts of other things  to keep up his spirits.  Every time we hear tho winter wind  whistle in the lanes, we should think  of our troops on active service and  make a contribution to their walfare.  Strongly Fortified Island That Guards  Capita) of Russia  Kronstadt, the island that guards  Petrograd, is the most strongly fortified place in the northern empire.  The fortifications on the island were  begun by Peter the Great in 1/703, after the dispossession of the Swedes.  Kronstadt is the port and outpost defence of the uussian capital, the seat  of the Russian admiralty, and the  first naval station of the Czar.  The older "three decker" forts of  Kronstadt, five in number, repulsed  the Anglo-French fleet during the Crimean War. These redoubts today, although mounting modern ordnance,  are largely obsolete, but powerful  forts and sunken batteries have been  installed to keep peace with the development of the naval strengths of r  neighboring states. The defensive  works of the island and adjacent  ���������shores have been carried out on an  extensive plan, much of it being done  according to the specifications of Tod-  leben; modified and brought up to  date by succeeding engineers.  The island' on which Kronstadt  stands, lying nearly iu mid-channel at  the head of the Gulf of Finland, is the  front door of Russia.   It is so situated  **#3        \f\J       U1W1VC        LUV        UVTAAA&/W.K. U1UVUV        *-������*.        bUI^  capital impossible before the passage  of its forts and batteries. The island  is twenty-one miles west of Petrograd, and stretcues for eight miles  east and west, in the midst of the  pocbet-like gulf. Altogether, the island leaves little in the way of military' supremacy to Heligoland and  Gibraltar.  is Clogged up  Sorii���������Hase tic Appetite.  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS  will put ybu right  ia a few days.  ,������������1 ���������f*U>*    nf  J  uv  their duly.  Cure   Consli- ^^F"  ration, ^T  Silieasness, in&geitisa, eni Sidt Headache.  Small Pill, Small Dose, Small Price.  (Genuine must bear Signature  PERFECYICM RA2QW PASTS  r������kero������a rsms Razor Better en* <Qi*ick������  agji AWaranfecd or money  ^������������������rasre* _p. K. assess Ji-SS^���������Soei  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.  Lighting Indoor Rifle Range  One of the most important problems  connected with indoor range shooting  is lighing. Incorrect light on the  target 'produces eye strain, poor  scores and grouchy shooters. The  result to try to obtain is, of course,  tha best possible imitation of daylight shooting conditions. I do not  like the usual method, which is to use  comparatively low power lights, placing them close to the targets ia such  a way that the target only reflects  light to the eye. The result optically  is to expand the iris of the eye, reducing the ability to see both sights  aiid targets clearly and rendering the i  eye susceptible to blur caused by the  giare.  Lately I have been shooting on targets which are illuminated by a two-  hundred watt nitrogen-filled bulb  placed about three feet in front of the  targets and four feet above them.  Looking down the range is like looking down a dark alley way into a court  yard flooded with sunlight.���������A. P. Lane  in Target Tips.-  TSigf-f APIOftf K^S  treat success, cores chronic weakness, lost vjgos  ac vim, kidney-, bladder, uisfcAsas. bi.ood  poison  3W.KS. EITHER NO. DRUGGISTS Or MAIL jl. POST 4~CT.i  rOUGSRA CO, 9������, BEEKMAN ST.NEW VORKorLV'M\S- BRnq  TORONTO. WRITE POR FREE BOOK TO DR. LE Cl.EPC  HlD.CO.HAVeRSTOCKRD.HAMPSTEA.D, LONDON. "NO.  i   Hbi?������A������    sG'b>B   lasting'cur*.  SIB THAT TRADE MARKED WORD 'THERAPION' IS OM  SSST. GOVT.STAMP AMTIXED TO AU. GttHUIME PACKETS.  The Great. English J3e.mc.iiit.  Tones and invigorates the vrhola  j norvoupsystem,-makes new Blood  .=���������,,,.,.. ,. ia old Veins, Cares Nervous  Veotliiy, Zicntal and Brain Worry, Hcspon-  denc*/. Lass of Energy, Palpitation cf the  Heart. Irailmp Memory. Price SI per box, six  for 55. One wii! please, sis will euro. Sold bv all  druggists or mailed in olain pkg. on receipt of  price. New pamphlet mailed free. THE WOOD  Bt*E&lCm*���������CO.,T080HT0. OHT. (FoiEerly Wladsir.)  his  an  To have the chlldron sound and  Wealthy is tho first care of a mother.  They cannot be healthy IC troubled  ���������with worms. Use- Mother Graves'  "Worm Exterminator.  The British Way  Tho force which Sir Horaco Smith-  Dorrien will command will bo largely  -composed of Hocrs, the men ngaimit  7/hom ho fought, fifteen years ago.  That is the way of the British empire.  That must bo its way if it is to endure. DllforonccH disappear In faco of  .a emmiion danger. Tho British ein-  1>ire inoanr; liberty, and all Irs peoples  niHh to arnxn when tholr liberty is  'threatened.���������London Dully Exproaa.  naval service department has entered  the full quota of men for the Royal  Naval Air Service, which tho admiralty wanted to obtain, and until a further call is mado by the admiralty for  men for this service, no more mon  can bo used. The schools in Groat  Britain aro understood to he full to  overflowing at present with pupils.  As soon as any more Canadians nro  wanted tho department will make  known tho fact through the press.  "It  was   vory  romantic,"   said  friend:    "He   proposed to  her  in  aeroplane."  "Yes?" nrdrmured tho listener,  couragingly.  "And she accepted him in the hos  pltal."  en-  How's This?  We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for any case of Catarrh that  cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh  Cure.  F.  J.   CHENEY   &   CO.,   Toledo.  O.  We, the undersigned, have known F.  J. Cheney for the last 15 years, and  believe him perfectly honest in all  business transactions and financially  able to carry out any obligations mado  by his firm.  NATIONAL  BANK  OF  COMMERCE,  Toledo,   O.  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally, acting directly upon the blood  and mucous surfaces of the system.  Testimonials sent free. Price 75 cents  per bottle.    Sold hy all druggists.  Take Hall's Family Pills* for constipation.  money  ICendaU'n ������pa-  ��������� -tin Cure for Spavins, Curb. Ringbone.  ���������SpUut, Uony Growth;* and Lamcncso  1iom many t������iher caunes. It keep!)  horse? woi-ktntf. A $1 bottle muy  ���������;ivc a horse for you. Oct a bottle the  next time you am in town.   Sold by  <A_rwf1>itit������ ������M>i������ryxv1n������rf������i S;l n hol tin, d  ht $5, also iich for ������ copy of our book  "ATrealfoc on the Home' '���������or write * o  tCnoaburu ft'nll������, Vermont  Hollowny'g  corn out by  prove it.  Corn   Cure   tnlcos  tho  roots.    Try  it  the  and  Service  service  of tho  Want  Canadlano   Tor   Patrol  Tho department of naval  has Issued n call on behalf  British admiralty for men from Canada for .service in the auxiliary, patrol  (motor boat) service.  Those who will bo accepted must  have a thorough knowohltfe of hlgh-  poWer Internal ' combustion engines,  ami bn accustomed to running motor  boats. ��������� The total pay ia $2,155 por  day for BUh-lloutennuts, $Li.07 for  chief motor boatmen anil $1.:U for  motor boatmen, with separation allowances added in the easo of tho  two latter. Applications uro being  reeoivdVl by Admiral Klngnrnlll. director of naval norvloo for Canada.  \������t     M     II     IftW*  A Second Jclllcoa  A now ntory of Sir John JolUcoo Is  told  In  tlio  Christian  World.  "A umall boy, tho son of an officer  on the admiral'^ (ItiKchlp, wna taken  up to Scotland to nee hla father, and  whllo the little fellow wan up on  deeic Sir John .lollleoo canio up and  talked to him.  "He asiked lho bov ht������ name, and  thon mild: 'Do you know what, my  namo In?" Tho little boy did not  know, and dm admiral oxplaim-d thin  bin name wan .lollleoo.  "'Oh,' watt lho Himill boy'* annwer,  Thavo    a  rabbit  named Jelllcoo  at  I iiu������i,������ .        .nn������       t,������,c    .utlniial     w I'll i.    ou  ttlttlftXtllttni "  CAUSES TROUBLE  People Slowly Learn the Facts  "All my life I have been a slave to  coffee. I kept gradually losing my  health, but I used to say 'nonsense, it  don't hurt me.'  "Slowly 1 was forced to admit the  truth and tho final result was that my  nervous forco was shattered. (Tea  produces about the same effects as  coffoo, because thoy both contain the  drugs,  caffeine  and  tannin).  "My heart bocamo weak and uncertain in its action, and that frightened  mo. Thon my physician told mc that  I must stop drinking coffee or I eould  novov expect to  bo well again.  "I thought of Postum but could  hardly bring myself to give up the  coffee.  "Finally I concluded that I owed It  to myself to givo Postvtoi a trial. 1  got a package and cr.rofully followed  tho directions, and what a dcltciomi,  nourishing, rich drink It wns! Do you  know, I found it very easy to shift  frmn coffeo to postum.  "Almost immediately aftor T made  the change I found myself btdloi-, and  as tho days wont by 1 kept on improving. My uorvoti grow steady, i  Hlopt. woll and felt hIi'oiik nnd well balanced. Now the old nervousness Is  gono and I nm well once more."  li. payii to Rive up the drink that  acts on nonie like a poluon, for health  Ih tho groatekt fortune ono can havo.  Name given by Canadian Postum Co.,  Wind nor, Ont.  cotnew In two forma.  Cereal���������the original form  well   boiled.     :ir������e   and   '.iTxc  When the Movie Was Open  "I don't believe thero is any great  use in your going to the JMajestie, Mr.  Sellers, for It. probably won't be open  tonight," said the landlord of the  Black Bull tavern in reply to a request,  for information regarding the whereabouts of the temple of the movies.  "You see, this is prayer meeting  night, and it is most always closed on  prayer meeting nights, same as 'tis  the nights when the Robeccy Lodge  gives au oyster festival, or tlio Lyceum Courso is going on, and the  nights once in a while when tho young  people meet to trip the light fanatic  too, and the rare occasions when tho  Sock and Bustin' Coterie present a  drama. And, of course, too, it is  closed when, a Congressman or any  big bug that-a-way makes a speech  here."  "Well, in the name of wondar!  When is it open?"  "On every other night but them T  have mentioned, oxcept, of course,  Sundays, and whon.-it storms."  CONSUMPTION  SEttD FOR FREE BOOKLET     t  COmTAIMfMG FULL PAP. '  TICULAR8 OF~OUR  NATURTS CREAtioN" COMPANY  OF  CANADA,   LIMITED  Roam 14 Gsss^ave B!dg.  163  Yonge St.        " H  TORQ-NTO, CANADA |l  LITTLE S  THINGS COUNT!  Eren in a match you should j  consider the "Little Things," j  the wood���������the composition��������� "  the   strikeability���������the   flame.  are made of strong dry p!nc  stems,' with a secret perfected  composition that guarantees  "Every Match A. Light." 65  years of knowing how���������that's  the reason 1  -ii   rolublo  in   a   i'up  Pontum  Poatum  muni   ho  packaged.  mutant  Potttum-  ���������(lln.'iolv<!H   <|iiiujt).v  water,   and,   with  inula:* a di'dkdotiri  :U)e nml f.Oc tinu  noth kltidn are ouunlly dollclomi ami  coat about I Ho huuio  per -cup.  . ���������>���������<       ���������-.        ��������������� ��������� ��������� .������������������������   i'-..  1,   ���������, . .  ������������������Mold ho ciroti'Yi  powiler  oi    IIOI  ri'niun   and   augar,  l.Hvu*va;wr in&tantly.  Rudyard     Kipling     Praises   Russians  Rudyard Kipling has sent the following message to Lho Russian people  on the occasion of the Russian New  Yoar:  "fiike you, I lonk for ponce, but not.  beforo our common work is done*,  power buill on arrogance disciplined,  and evil (aught thnt there in a good  other than llu own lufit.  "We who have burnt' 'Mir part ;i:-r  your allien and tihall boar it to tho mm  will never forgoi with what inflexible  fortitude and aaerHloo Russia has laid  the foundation for a day full of ne-  kuuiiu;.  iSigni'in. "Huilyanl   Kipling."  c!c������  |     All Eddy products  are  j pcndablc products���������Always,   j  I  Technical Education Postponed  Technical education in Cmnula and  methods by which it. could bo advanced were the subject of a lenftthy investigation and elaborate report a few-  years ago by a federal government  commission.  The recommendations have never'  been aetoil upon, II la nor. intended  to do anything by way of legislation  on the matter this year, not only because the 'sensational program in confined to war measures, but. also for  tho rcuHon thin the war may produce  entirely altarod industrial conditions  throughout the country.  Tlio woi'ina that. Infewl children  from their birth nre of two kinda. thos,^  tnat Und lodgement in the ���������������Tonta< b  aud those that, aro found In ths lat:::?-  linos. The latter are the most destructive, as thay cliii'-Jf to the walls  of iho lnl.efitiiv.vi and if not iniort'oT.M  with work havoc there. Miller's  Worm I'ovvdi.vs di������l<>iiK<-- lioiii Uiiel..  and   whllo   expelling   them   from   lb-.-  system  ncrvo   lo  thev have canned.  repair   tho   damage  Advance in Cleanolng of Wounds  Dr. Pierre lloux, director of the  Pasteur lnatltuto, * announced to tho  French Academy of Heleneoa that a  remarkable advanc.' in jionnnthorapy  had boon made iin tlio reaull of n din-  covery by Or. Ilaaauei, liy thin method,   It    waa   pofadble   to   eleunu!'   nnto-  llllll It'll i i.V i      I".      1 it'll.\ l.,tlu, illMliHIli  which hitherto bad rotated lieatnienl.  ViuHor ���������Wn  for a returned  a ilokotV  Allan innocence  would  I  do  with  nre  M.eltlni;'  Up   ;i   rail!  -.-.olilli-r. Vi'mi'i   you be.  "Waa  yoar baclielor'i, Mipper a  ma-  C.PHH'."  "A  aweoan!  WotVle  .   . i    .    ..  i nil!     Why, we  . .i ,i    ��������������� ...  ,... ���������  "Hid you  leaving lhe  "No."  "Thon we  "I'm ulad  gol      away  glVUl   UK?  if5  count  W tilth.  Mercy,  hhn?  your i'  no!     What  h.iiiuc   boi\  can't rectify nihilnUen."  of  Ih,it.     I   found,  after   I  trom   here   lhut   you   Mad  too much."  ^AVMWiVMWi1. MW''TlA^^VM^WMW'M'MWM^lMu���������MWM^W#MV���������WMU^w  iit. vj'".    life  nOMt: tWKATMKNT.- l>*������.-rll,������  your .11.,.^,  ui.ul wrllw lor trw* l������������t������U until l������nlinioni������U.  ������<t CMUKICMI.lt   AVK .   ro������ONTO  wmmmmsm  ���������i THE CRESTON REVIEW  The Ked Cross ladies are having  their drawing for the violin, donated  by Alex. Duperry, at the Mercantile  store on April 15th. The tickets are  25c.  The advent of two opposition members at Victoria has meant good luck  to J. W. Dow, president of the local  Liberal Association. On Monday one  of his dairy cows gave birth to twin  calves, both of theni smart and husky.  Fortunately, or unfortunately, they  are not correct species to call Brewster  and Macdonald.  Instead of repairing the old bridge  over the Goat River at Erickson bridge  foreman Jim Johnston got word to  proceed with the erection of a brand  new bridge at a point 200 feet further  up stit am. The new one will cost  about ������5.000 and will very largely do  away with the heavy grade on the  approaches which was the big objection to the old cross over. Naturally  Canyon City people, in particular, are  particularly happy over the new order  of things. They have been after the  government, for some time for this  very sort- of bridge.  Unlike  eggs butter   is   on   the  up  ! grade, all   the   dealers   quoting   the  article  at 45   cents   pound  creamery  now.  Clothes cleaned, pressed and repaired  Goods called for and delivered, or leave  at S. A. Speers' store.���������H. F. Wkbek,  Box Its, Creston.  Mrs. W. S. Rycknian of Cranbrook,  who has been here for a couple of  weeks looking after business interests,  left for home on Sunday.  "Wanted���������Ranchers to list with us  the quantity of potatoes and other  vegetables they have for saie.���������Ores-  ton Fruit Growers Union. Ltd,  ���������fe*  Lance Corp. John Baines, who has  : been on the guaxni staff at aiorrtssey  i internment camp since December,  ! came in Tuesdav on a few davs  leave.  ! Mrs. Chas. Foss and children arrived from Vancouver on Friday and will  spend a few weeks with her parents,  Mr. and Mrs. M. McCarthy, and other  friends.  Mrs. G. J. Bales of McGillivray, B.C.  was another out-of-town visitor for  the Irish Night. She is here on a  ���������vacation with her parents, Mr. and  Mrs. Leamv.  That horse needs some  spring blood medicine  and a general toning u*>  to stand the summer's  work and heat. All  you need is a package  Pratt's Animal  uiuuy  Qiirt-fiar  B US61SG!  Do not leave it until the hot weather sets in and then wonder why  your driver has no life and a very  rough coat of hair. ������For sale by  Mrs. Matthews and Miss Augusta  Doyle, were here from Cranbrook for  St. Patrick's night celebration, and remained over the week-end with Mr.  and Mrs.   J. H. Doyle.  Provincial Constable Geo. M. Gunn,  formerly stationed here, but now in  charge at New Denver, spent the  ���������week-end with Creston friends, combining business with pleasure.  Had the slipping lasted until the  ISth, Mayor Little's records show the  Valley would have had four months  of good, continuous sleighing���������something nt?w in these ofvi'ts for several  years.  | Alice Siding masquerade dance to-  j night at the Todd Auditorium. A  week hence the band is giving another* of their always-a-good-tinie  dances in the Parish Hall. The ladies  supply refreshments at both.  Pout/rav Fob *Sa*ie~-Half dozen  purebred White Leghorn pullets.���������T.  Mawson, Creston.  Miss Jessie Dow, who has been visit-  at Cranbrook for the past few weeks,'  returned home on Sunday.  Up to last night no recruits have as  yet came forward in Creston for tho  new B.C. battalion -the 225th.  EuuS Foi* IlAroiiiNG���������Single comb  White Leghorn eggs for sale. $1.50  per settingof 15. ��������� P. Ofnku, Wynndel,  B.C.  Mrs. (Dr.) Henderson, who has spent  the past three weeks with Kamloops  and Vancouver friends, returned home  on Wednesday.  John Taylor of Cnstlegar, manager  of the Edgewood Lumber Co., was ������  Creston visitor on Sunday, the guest  of W. V. Jackson.  Egos Fok Sai.k���������Purebred Single  Comb White Leghorn eggs. Baron  strain, $1.50 for setting of 15 eggs.���������  S. MooN, Wynndei, B.C.  A flat-ear load of wheel scrapers  and carts was loaded here on Monday  by Road Supt. Benney for use in the  Fairview section of the Ymir   riding.  E. N. Holmes, who has been working at Coleman, Alta., for some  months past, returned last week  and will spend the summer on the  ranch.  The raise in gasoline, which has been  in effect elsewhere fox* some weeks,  now obtains in Creston. In quantities  the price is now 50 cents a gallon���������&  10-cent raise.  GrestonDnii&BookGo.  Phone 67        -        CBESTON  P. BURNS & Go.  Limited  CRESTON        -       B.C  Head   Offices  CALGARY;  V \NCOl1-  VER; EDMONTO>.  Dealers in  EAT  Wholesale and Retail  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  in Season  The Women's Institute have their  April meeting on Saturday afternoon  next, in Speers' Hail, at .3 o'clock  prorups. The tea at the close will be  for all who care to attend, the proceeds going to the Red Cross.  The first of the 1916 Institute supply  of blasting powder came in on Monday. There are 100 cases in the lot���������  a similar quantity to that brought in  in 1915. Since the war started the  price has risen $1.50 per ease.  Road Supt. Benney is taking no  chances on the new bridges between  the Reclamation Farm and Corn Greek  going out with this year's high water.  These structures are now carrying a  capacity load of stones to anchor them  down.  Mrs. E. Mallandaine, who has been  visiting her sister at Los Angeles, and  at other California points, since December, arrived home on Sunday.  Outside of attending the sick for a few  weeks, she had a thoroughly enjoyable  vacation.  We have tht goods, and  our pr'ces are reasonable  Growers of Canyon City, F.rick-  cn, Grsstsn.Wwn.ndet Districts  en  The public school scholars will  specialize in baseball na soon as the  right weather comes. The hat went  round town last Week when about $10  was raised for the purchase of an out-  lit. Tho captains chosen are Harold  Gobbett and Trennie Long,  Treasurer Bennett would like to  hear from all subscribers to the Patriotic Fund who have not yet paid  their March guarantee before the end  of the month.  March Farmers' Institute meeting  falling on St.  Patrick's night was not  largely attended,   although there was  the necessary quorum and all routine i  matters were disposed of.  Miss Francis Lyhe was taken to St.  Eugene Hospital, Cranbrook, Monday,  where she successfully underwent an  operation forappendicitis the following  day- She was accompanied by Mrs.  Lyne.  Father Magnire of Cranbrook was  iu town on Friday, taking in the St.  Patrick's celebration under Holy  Cross Church ladies auspices���������doing  the honors for Father Kennedy, who  was slightly indisposed.  It is expected a daily service between  Nelson and Vancouver will be inaugurated in July over the Kettle  Valley line. This will give Creston a  30-hour trip to the coast if the train  leaves Nelson in the evening.  At the shareholders meeting on  Tuesday night J. W. Hamilton was  chosen vice-president of the Fruit  Growers Union, in place of James  Compton, resigned. Andy Miller replaces Mr. Hamilton as director.  The Irish Night in the Auditorium  on Friday evening was very largely  attended, gross receipts going slightly  over $60. Cranbrook and Port Hill  were both represented while there  were big delegations from all Valley  points.  Nels. Winlaw of Nelson was here on  Monday and Tuesday sizing up things  on their limit, where they have a considerable quantity of logs of tho 1914-  15 cut which will need some attention  if the present prospect of very high  water materializes.  TAKR NOTICE that, tlio  HOUSE   OF QUALITY  \tt .i^-.ui' Mi \\ix- n*:'*p :���������..:-. :i  < 'ormmHHioii Honun I'or din-  poniiiK of the Fruit ami  Vi-tfet allien from tint above  districts.  A.      IJNOLKY  IIOX 'M        (MtKHToN,  li.<\  Boar for Service  *������               ' '          ���������          ' ������ C    , , ..'.  ,llll������'    ttoi.lt   ...������������ '',',  >'������������������ '       I'  '  Feo &{.    STOCKS A*. .1 A( 'KH< IN,  Mountain View Hunch.  dipt. Forrester paid Kitchener nn  official visit the latter part of tho  week. There is some lumbering activity in sight fortius season. Tho Cranbrook sash and door factory people  are putting In a mill between Kitchener and Kid Creek where rough stock  for the Cranbrook plant will bo sawn.  Trail News: . Creston district has  demonstrated thu advantages of diver-  Hided farming oven in a fruit region,  anil tho Creston Risvikw 1ms boon a  big factor \v. i-cndl:;g out the gls.il  tidings. During 1015 Creston district  produced for export some $20,000  worth of livestock and meat, and also  had a tun-plus of dairy product'' um\  poulU-y.  I    Mrs.   F.  TI.   Price,   who   has been  working at the Creston Hotel an cook  tor  some  month1- punt, had  the min-  foH.imc tomisHher footing while com-  | ing up  from  lhu collar   on Tuesday  afternoon, and   in her fall  broke her  ������������������'.'������������������hi !".���������** i������i I'vo mIiici'm.     Ih\    11<>ih1������'I--  1 non  wns nuntmoned  and net.  the  in-  , juries   und    on    Wi-diietxlay   she  w.u,  i taken  to HI,.   Ihigene IIonplf.il, Cran-  i brook.    Less   Hunt   a   year ago   Mrs,  1 ������������������   ��������� ������? l ...,{,.������ i .,, ;,...! ���������������,,  I * * "������������������     ;     ���������  ���������������������������  tt,.,,      .,!������*,.���������.*,,,*  r,.,,mt,     mm     i|<lllt'i>)l      1/������>(.������>  iieeompanied  Her   daughter,    Kl.hel,  her lo Critnhrook.  Fcr tho present, at any rate, Creston Roman Catholics will havo but  one service a month. A couple more  parishes havo boon added to the  cloven Father Kennedy previously  ministered to, making more than n  single Sunday hero per month out of  tho question.  Geo. Jaclcn, a local recruit with the  102nd, who slipped out of town and  enlisted, giving no opportunity fora  presentation of tho usual pipe and  tobacco, in n, letter to PostrnaRtoi*  GibbH, which camo to hand last week,  acknowledges rocoivlng thi* smokeables  which were sent on to him at Comox.  lie ������t������t"H the cimiji is none ton comfortable as they nro quartered in tnnlH  with rain niowt every day, and the  weather decidedly chilly.  Word wnn received horn on Saturday that JiimoH Mackie, a former employee at the Crewlon Hotel, who  won! ovei'HeiiN with one of the llrst  A1Ih-H.ii hull iiIIooh, and vvho was taken  prinoner and wounded in the lighting  nt. I'\-st.aiibei-t 1'i.st nprhig, hns been  exchanged and hi now in a British  honpilal near London, where the In-  1m,.<.,1 ,,.... i, ,.At>ilru������ iivoutid nleelv.  Mfrmlnv flivviMH'. nnother ox-CreHton-  ite, hi hIho in lionpifiil, milfering from  ihi'innntinni.  THE   HOME  Or    THE.  TRANSIENT  COMMODIOUS  SAMPLE  ROOMS  THE BEST AND MOST  POPULAR HOTEL.  IN  THS  KOOTEMAYS  Ran on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled service in  all departments. Kitchen  staff (including cook) all  white ladies. Everj' comfort  and attention given to guests  The bar is s applied with  only the best brand of  goods.  ifm*    SSm*9WSmSL  traaaoi  i  J  ,*****���������  Strong  ���������������_ i  HOB  Manufactured from English Kip  Leather. These Shoes will give  every satisfaction in wear and  appearance, being made of all  solid leather. Sizes and prices as  below���������  ChildrenVS to 7^ $1*2B  do.      8 to 10J      1.60  Youths, 11 to 134-     2.33  * j*.  Misses, 11 to 2-J*      2.35  Women's, 2������ to 7     2.7S  Crests������ Mercantile Oo  LIMITED  Ganjfon City  LUMBER, $10 per M. and up.  SHINGLES, $2 per M. and up.  BRAN, $1.10 per hundred.  SHORTS, $1.20 per hundred.  2 cans CORN for 2 5c.  2 cans PEAS for 2 5c.  2 cans BEANS for 2 5c.  f"fimi*m P!#ifl 8 Minhnr IP nm no mi  MBft-HHaWSSai!   tLSHflW   tUBWHWUtitf^H tt-PUBBHWW3= W  *9                                        m* -**���������  LIMITED  mim������immm*mmmim  HMMUHMIHiail  ���������UH  mmpmmamm

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