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 *'���������  Vol. VIII.  *���������������/���������M-V-M^tf*^ -M.    *S ***1  J  Ti   Cj      T?I?TT\AV  MAV  lVi-XJL X  er  ������NO.   IO  1 ^ J2^-J  a-aB33."5^I-55-3S  A*5 J  ^**a.a*ia  !!  It  t'J  I '  4  TH"  BV  r*  I  *vs  m>\  I  ill  r  Pleases Audience  Nothing in the way of a local-talent  show within the past couple of years  has scored quite the success that attended the efforts of the Presbyterian  ladies in the presentation of the one-  act comedy "An Oldtime Ladies' Aid  Business Meeting," which was staged  in Mercantile Hall on Tuesday night.  The title of the play is sufficient to  eonvey a truer conception of the drift  of the play than we have space for, ox-  ability to set down in words. Likewise, the cast is too extensive for us  to attempt to commend, individually,  the work of all taking part. Suffice  it to say that all were equally capable  and that those responsible for assigning the different parts were most  happy in the choice of the ladies to  portray them. "Mrs. Green's" parlor,  in which the comedy was enacted was  possibly a bit to cityfied for a gathering of this sort. The costumes, or  ���������some of them, while sufficiently of the  \-before-the-war" school, to add spice  to this feature, were not overdone in  that respect, and certainly added more  than a little to the all round enjoya-  bility of' the evening. The cast of  characters follows:  Mrs. Green, hostess Miss Dow-  Mrs. BeLoyd Fitz-Hammond and  Airs Kindly,   Bostonians,   Mrs   i Reid and Mrs Lidgate  Mrs Smith, President. Mrs Dow  Mrs Gray Miss Margaret Webster  !t������--.~   T*&..��������� Ttff~.~     f~m..X...,   imxxB xsay���������.   xtxia   \j&tt\va.y  Miss Harpe.���������.���������  Mrs Boyd  Mrs Jones. Mrs Webster  Mrs Kane Miss Lyda Johnson  Mrs White _���������Mis Telford  Mrs "Wise-.. Mrs Winkler  Mrs Hoyt.  Mrs Hobden  Mrs Growler :...~  ...Mrs Rose  Mrs Brown..'. Miss Katharine Heald  Mrs Dale, Suffragette Mrs St Jean  Mrs Henderson Miss Zalla Johnson  Mrs Black.  Mrs Watcher  Mrs Scott    -uiiur  :���������*Mrs Forrester-  Mrs Roberts^!. ..I.Mrs Sherwood  As a curtain raiser Mrs W. P. Stark  scored with o banjo solo, while Miss  EilaDow's vocal nurirber,"Come, Sing  to Me," was equally well received. At  the close of the ladies aid session the  hostess had some entertainment for  her Boston friends, among which was  the recitation, "And he worried about  it," dene in capital style by Mrs. Winkler (nee Gilpin), and the closing feature  of this part, "Silver Threads Among  the Gold," by Mrs. Rose and the aid,  another popular feature.  Through The Review   the  ladies  wish to express their appreciation for  the splendid attendance, the proceeds  being in excess of $50.  could be had any where. We hear that  the appropriation is almost exhausted  but the work will be^continued.  A. E. Penson was a busy man was  the busiest man in Canyon City the  past week, spraying apple trees for  many ranchers with his barrel and  pump outfit.  Miss Rose Wear-mouth of the Free  Press staff, Fernie, arriyed here on  Sunday to spend a few weeks with her  parents.  We are pleased to hear that when  Dad Browell's smile appeared in River  Falls, Minnesota, that his sister, who  was seriously ill, took a turn for the  better. Dad will return to Saskatchewan for the season, while Fred will  look after Dad's ranch here.  The Doukhobors have purchased the  donkey engine from the Company and  are now moving it to the Canyon Siding to be shipped to Brilliant. It was  pur-chased about seven years ago for  pulling stumps-and decking logs at the  landing.  Mr. Wood, on Monday afternoon,  received a telegram from Ottawa saying that John was reported among the  missing, and the news was promptly  transmitted to his father at Nelson.  If John was captured we feel sure he  made good his promise, made just  prior to going into the trenches, that  if given half a chance he wordd do his  little "bit" and scrap like a bear.  <&B&*mms������  was   a  is  Birth���������On April 29th, to Mr, and  Mrs. Thos. Rodgers, a daughter. T.R.  was busy . receiving congratulations  all day. ���������    ...  J. S. Deschamps, the Nelson lumberman, was.a caller here between trains  last Thursday.  T. J._Brown   of   Cranbrook  Sirdar caller last Friday.  Mrs.  J.   Bradley   of   Cranbrook  staying in Sirdar.  Dr. Henderson motored over- from  Creston twice last week, and. reports  the roads as being in fair condition.  Messrs. Swanson, Loasby and Den-  hes, with their better halves, were in  Creston on Tuesday evening for the  Presbyterian concert..  Reinforcements are arriving daily  for the Deschamps camp. Judging  by the quantity of logs already cirt  they are not losing much time in getting, to work.  *-%,<$ * ��������� . J.V*    XJ*     JU   K* V*    ,  1������ MM.*        WUUUVI- JL   *. CS"  byterian   service   here    on    Tuesday-  evening, May 9th, usual hour  Okanagan Would  Sell 916 Produce  able customers. If necessary to consign cars at any time srrch cars will  receiye the attention of the various  O.U.G. agents until returns are finally  madt to the Creston office.  C:. the point of being assured of  goods true to grade Mr. Jackson was  very emphatic. "We wish to state in  order that we may have a fair opportunity to obtain the best results in the  way of returns you must apply a  system of inspection in order that  your shipments will be equal to the  standard going forward from the  Okanagan. We would suggest a man  who could both inspect and look after  your Wrrehouse generally, He should  be an all-round man who understands  th* requirements of the trade."  At the close of the meeting very  hearty votes of thanks were teudered  Messrs. Jackson and Campbell for  their addresses, and after those present  had discussed the matter it appealed  so favorably to all in attendance that  the Union directors were authorized  to confer with the O.U.G. representative and secure the best possible agreement, and submit the same to a shareholders meeting to be held not later  than May 6th.  The full board of directors met  Mr. Jackson in conference that same  evening, when an agreement- as out-  linee above was drafted, and a meet-  Iniv to accent or reject the agreement  is called for this Thursday  May 4th, in the Auditorium.  Canyon City  Mr. and Mra. Whitherhead and  children of McGillivery, B.C., who  purchased the Carfra ranch last summer, arrived here last week. He will  return to his job as woods foreman for  the McGillivary Lumber Co., In a  couple of weeks, loaving his wife and  family here for the summer.  Frank Corneil, who has been woods  foreman for tho company here for tho  past six years, has resigned,. and . loft  on Wednesday for Michigan. Ho was  very popular with the bush workers  and hisdopartnre will bo rogrottod by  numerous friends.  The Canyon City Lumber Co. has  stumped 25 acres with the eatorpillar  engine thio spring ten at ihe stock  farm and fifteen at the Yale. The engine will be used to haul logs at onco.  Moro horses are being purchased for  active logging operation.  .1. E. Wood Imh secured a job saw-  iujy for tho Doseha.mps Lumber Co. in  Nelson.  Very few apple trees are being planted in thio section this spring, but a lot  of hovviuti ar*.-being .sol oiil and a considerable area planted to clover.  We hoar that Victor Wealing haa  sold his 10-iicre ranch to Axle Bcrgo-  son, vvho has worked for the Company  for- the past three years.  The llrst 25-foot bout on the now  bridge ia completed ami tht- second 25-  loot one is uiitier way. .judging by  the progriiiMi being made one would ho  Inclined lo believe thnt Jim Johnson  has about as (hie a   bridge crew nn  ������isse Ssdsssgi  At the rate this week's warm weather has been briuging the water up  about another few days will see the  flats out of business for stock pasture.  Spraying is well under way on all  the ranches this week, and on every  hand conies the report of a May outlook for better than an  average crop.  School reopened on Monday morning  with one brand new scholar in  atte ndan ce.  -"���������-���������".'  The Soldiers Ladies' Aid members  are to meet at the Wynndel school'ior  the next session, with Mrs. Bathie and  Mrs. Duncan as hostesses. The meeting is announced for tha 13th, at 2 p,m.  Reed & Mather were bnsy this week  digging about 10,000 of their ptdigreed  strawberry plants to supply a rush  order from another point in tire  Valley.  One of the peach trees on the Pease  ranch is reported pretty well out in  bloom this week, and if blossoms are  any index the seyere winter does not  seem to have affected these trees in  these parts.  Full steam ahead is the order on the  Compton and Swanson ranches these  days���������both places being under Mr.  Compton's supervision, and an extra  gang of five or six men and a couple of  teams are kept busy. The five acres  next .the Deyine place, which waa  stumped this year- is being plowed.  Money ior 'Ba-ccy  Cot and Supplies  ���������*'.  Mrs. Cherrington, treasurer, had  quite an agreeable surprise for the  Red Cross Auxiliary members at their  business meeting on Tuesday, as per  her budget covering financial operations of late. At May 1st the Auxiliary had real money on hand to the  extent of $143.92, the chief contributory causes being the Easter Monday  dance $77.65, the Duperry yiolin raffle  $23.25, and the Misses Cartwright-  Snyder tea, candy and flower sale  $23.  This credit balance was altogether  too pretentious for an organization of  this sort so it was finally decided to  disburse the major portion of it as  follows: $25 will be forwarded the  Overseas Club tobacco fund. $25  more will go to the Duchess of Con-  naught Hospital at Ciivedon, being the  annual upkeep charge for the Creston  cot with which the. institution is  blessed. And $50 will be send to Red  Cross     headquarters <   for     surgical  KitGhGn&r  took  Miss Adaniison and Miss Hunt  a trip to Yahk on Sunday.  H.   Ryniell   spent   several days in  Nelson last week on business.  G*. A. Hunt has bought a driving  horse and for tho future no more  walking.  Mrs. G. A. Hunt and daughter,  Clara, spent tho Easter holidays in  Nol'inn, the guent of Mm. G. A. Hunter.  15. Haskins 6f Erickson spent the  week-end in Kitchener, shaking hands  with old-time friends.  T. Thoreson, our hotair artist, was  seen on our streets on Sunday.  What do we cart* about the price of  bacon. The Tu-.A xn May is hoio aiid  the speckled beauties are in all of our  streams.  Miller ������fc Dobio reports two more  weeks of wood-cutting will finish tho  job. Joe says, "By goso and I'm glad,  too."  The Creston   Indian  was up at  the  meadows io n-ap ruis, oiuino moi, suiy  long.    We wort- not informed why  near-city of rah:,   high   water  or uinn-  quifoes that drove him home.  For an afternoon nreeting, in a busy  season such as the, present, the conference on Thursday afternoon of last  week, betweed E. F. Jackson, sales  manager for the Okanagan United  Growers, and the ranchers of the  Creston Valley was exceptionally well  attended.  In addition to those from the Creston section, several were here from  Wynndel, as welljas J. J. Campbell of  Willow Point, ^d H. Smith and J.  Couplahd of Boswel./ W. V. Jackson,  president of the Creston Union, occupied the chair.  The first speaker was Mr. Campbell  of Willow Point, who stated tha.t seeing the proposed Kootenay-Boundary  selling agency scheme was doomed to  failure, the Okanagan United Growers had been communicated with to  see if some selling arrangement could  not be entered into with them. The  proposition had appealed so strongly  to Willow Point, BosweTf, Wynndel  aud some other centres that naturally  it was concluded Creston might be  interested, hence the call to conference  which had beerr sent out by O. J.  Wigen of the Oo-Operative Fruit  Growers Association of Wynndel.  After generally dealing with the  advantages that would accrue generally with the closer or unanimous  working together of all or most of the  fruit selling agencies, Mr. Jackson,  who was the next speaker, went into  the details of the proposition the O.U.  G. would enter into to sell the produce of the Creston Fruit Growers  Union for 1010. In ii general way the  proposed agreement is after this  fashion :  The agreement shall be effective  from May 15 to December31, 1010, and  the territory guaranteed for selling in  is Manitoba, Saskatchewan. Alberta,  and that portion of the Crow's Nest  lino east of Cranbrook, and other  territory the local union wishes to  concede, with the exception of export  and purely local trade.  Commissions to ho paid the O.U.G.  will ho fl per cent, on actual amount  of Invoice, less value of any allowances  on all shipments by express or freight  in less than car lots. And 4 per cent,  on all shipments in carloads,  whether  !|VijtMn������fjfl#  Mrs. M. Hagen was a Creston caller  on Monday.   S.  the same dav.  Moon  visited Sirdar  Q11inT\1lOC!  " ��������� r-t������������������*  Mrs. Bartholoemew, who has been  spending a few days with Mrs. J.  Johnson, returned to Nelson on Wednesday.  . Pte, John Cooper.ai-rivetl. horns'*:./..for  a few days leave of absence on  Tuesday.  The C.P.R. fencing gang arrived  here on Sunday night and on Monday  morning the entire crew wenton strike  for a raise in wages of 40 cents a day.  The company not hay ingcome through  by noon on Tuesday, the whole outfit  quit and left for Cranbrook on the  noon train.  The ladies announce that the contribution boxes that they have placed  about town will be opened on Tuesday next and they are hoping for the-  best-yet free will offering from this  source,  During tbe day a bale was packed  for shipment*to Nelson, in which was  30   pairs   socks,   4   kneecaps,   2  face  -1..J-U.J;     o   ���������..;,.���������,   tr...A    ������.A.i' y..~.A   n     :x.^.  x.xt.tX'XM09      At     ������JC������>l&o      JJJTM.     OJJA      rlllll     ������t      CUH.S  pyjamas.  During the day the following completed work was received: Mrs. Watson, 2 kneecaps; Mrs. Gobbett. sox:  Wynndel-Alice Siding Soldiers Ladies'  Aid, 4 p-iirs socks; Mrs. Speers and  Mrs. Hayes, old linen.-. The Wynndel-  Alice Siding ladies also turned in a  cash donation of $2.50.  All interested are reminded that the  depot is open.every Tuesday to receive  and give out work, and that there is  an unlimited demand for old linen and  sox-in particular. The casualties to  the Canadian troops are very heavy  right now and with an ever-increasing  number of our troops going to ihe  front a 40 per cent, increase in Red  Cross supplies will not be a bit too  much to provide for the more pressing needs.  Local and Personal  I will buy calves two days old  ami  older.���������C. O. Rodgers.  Mr. and Mrs. Duncan were hosts at  a surprise  party   tendered   them  on  Saturday night, and a vu-y enjoyable  evening was spent in games, cards and  dancing.  The   Alice    Siding-Wynndel   ladies  aid to  the soldiers at the front will      Bihtii���������On   April   20,   to   Mi  meet at the Wynndel  school on   Sat-   Mrs. G us Peterson, a daughter,  urday,   May 13th, with Mrs.  Duncan       ^  as hostess.    All local ladies are asked      Cow   1,ou    Sale���������Milking.    R.   J.  to attend and if you won't knit come  Ci���������m��������������������� (Canyon), Erickson P.O.  well supplied with chin music to keep      Gnu, Wanted   for-   general   housi  tho others amused;    Likewise,   don't  work���������Apply Mrs. W. H. Crawford.  and  lorget to put 10 cents in the corner of  your handkerchief to pay for tea.  The proceeds go to Red Cross.  The Co-Operative Frust Growers  Association will hold a general meeting in the Social Clubhouse on Saturday, May Oth, at 8 p.m., and members  aro asked to be present.  The Wynndel Conservative Association will meet attire Social Clubhouse  on Saturday evening. A largo turnout of members Is requested.  Wednesday was some big day in the  strawberry business, M. Wigon shipping out nearly 22,000 plants. Ovor  70,000 have boen shipped out this season bo far, but this does not include  thoae i-old locally.  S. Moon is increasing his (lock of  purebred hens rapidly.   This week  he  sold outright or consigned. .*,%.,.-.. ���������������������������  Tho O.TTG. under!aires to handle tbe  h������w ������^c"ed  ont 211   birds from  220  season's entire output of vegetables ***%������*** ������������* ������������������" *������������������*' '���������"���������ubat,),. busy  aud fruit. Should market conditions OM *<wu ,no,,������'  indicate that prices will rule lower  tintvi the oofit of picking, r,-*, r,khi^ and  handling the local union will be  promptly advised. O.U.G. men will  inispeet and adjust all bad order shipments as mode from Creston free of  any additional charge than the foregoing cominis-ilori.  All collectloni* are  to  he made by  tho Creston Union, though tho O.U.G.  tylil    (iO    iilJi������    vVOli������     in     r>|������o������;i'U     ������;nniiN.  They agree not to nell Crouton pro-  dace to any Hrm or firms that the  Creston  Union advise are not denlr-  There appear to   have  been   some  vnlyjlnfl* Up of iirtivns tOnl   numbers   by  tho militia department in the recent  announcement that Pte. Philip Butterfield had been wounded. IC. Butt.  erfiold received a letter from Pte.  Douglas Butterileld on Wednesday,  in which he said he had received a  slight nhrupnel wound In the left, arm  and had his right font slightly crushed  .... .   , t , ,  ���������julni   nun ������til<iii|^il (/<> fiiiiiii   mill    ui-riiwt  tho pond. He is tow in the Bevn.u  Military Hospital nt Himdgntc, Kent,  and Is doing nicely.  Tee cream and lunches will start nt  the City Bakery on Monday, May 1st.  Tom Crawford spent a couple of  days in Nelson the middle part of the  week.  C. O. Rodgers left yesterday on a  business to Calgary and other prairie  points.  G. Erickson bf Inyermere, waa a  week-end visitor with Mr. and Mrs.  Bennett.  M. S. Middleton, assistant provincial  horticulturist, Nelson, was a visitor  here yesterday.  Thos. Parker1, inspector of weights  and measures, Nelson, was here yesterday on a semi-annual visit.  Gus. Peteason, wha has boon working at Bull River for the past mouth,  is spending a fow days with his family  here.  Sthaykd���������One 51-year old buckskin  gelding pony.    Howard for return or  iufoi-iotjat ion-    Ci oigv Janson,  Kn.ik-  anook.  *tm***mx**im**m<m  At the Fruit Groiverg Union  shareholder-) meeting lust night  by a, unanimous yote It was decided to sell through the Okanagan United Growers for 1010.  on tlio terms set forth in the  draft agreement, nu outline of  which   appeal-- oil this pnit-e.  lilllmlMlll'-'1 '   ������������������������������������'" ^'"iiiminiiHliliiiMiMiamiliiiiiin  -n-mmmm ,TK& K&VXBW, CBBSTON, H. &'  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS PER PLUG  .<&���������������������������   ��������� ��������� ��������� : ���������=  W11 'JttliN  THE I AW  %-  BY MARVIN   DANA  (.Copyright)  n  (Continued)  'How perfectly absurd!     I  j 011  Miss   .Mary   Turner:"  "How did you come urmee  iiOW?"  "1 was iutro-iuoetl to  by .Mr. Rich aril Oikier.  have beard of his father  the  Emporium."  "Uh.   yes.   1'**���������������:*   livard  ���������".mi  of him   too."  "Then   you   urust  was  he  ire  see   hi   onco  "rely mi si a ken in thi*-  you  tor."  "Vou s.-������t������. young; liuiy. the  tniti even if you were hitroduoed to  Miss Turner by yov.ny, Oil der This  s-aine Mary Turner herself is an ex-  eocvk-t. and she's just been arrested  for murder."  ".Murder'"  ihe  -a.v]  gasped.  "Ve?. Vou ^<?e-, if there's a wis take  about you, \oi' don't want it to go any  ?urther���������uot a ruite further, that's  sure. So. you see. now. that's one of  the ressous. why i must k-.tow just  ���������A'iio  you  are."  ���������"Vou should have told intr a'.I about  this horrid thing :u the first jda.ee."  Now the girl's manner was transfonu-  girl's face. The little red lips snapped together in a lino of supreme ('.is-  gust against, this vicissitude of. fate  after all her manoenvi'ings in ihe fare  of the enemy.  "Hello.    Aggie,"    the   detective   re  marked,   with   a   smirk,   while   the   inspector stared   from one  to the other  and  liis  jaw   dropped   from  the   alark  surprise.  The girl returned deliberately to the  chair she '***.���������.] ocviipied thvouj-,li thv  interview -vii.lt ihe 'ns-pectur -iiui dropped into it meekly. It was after a  ji minute of silence, in whieh ihe two  ' nieu sat staring, that at last she spoke  with a savage wrath against the pit  inio widen she had fallen after her  arduous  eu'orts.  "Ain't thai  the      -est  luek!"  Vassiily,   do    you   know    this    \vo-  j man?" asked  Burke.  j     "Sure  1   do!"  eame  the   placid  | wer.     "She's  little  Aggie  Lytreri-  j woman,   from   Buffalo��������� two   years   for  | bhu-kmai!---did her time at ournsiug."  For a Utile time there was silence.  he   while   Burke   sat   staring   at   the  ' averted  fare of the girl.    Then he set  that J ins    features    grimly,    rose from his  mat-' chair uud  walked  to position  directly  iin  the  from   of the  girl,  who still  re-  fact   is j fused io look iu his direction.  "On the level, now," the inspector  demanded, "when did you see Mary  Turner last;"  "Kariy this morning. "We slept together last night because 1 had the  willies. She blew the joint about half  past tn."  "What's the use of your lying to  me?"  --ill  ��������� ny-  i  .Miss Turner  Perhaps you  the owner of  d   his   father  I  So help me." Aggie continued with  ed.  She  smiled   wisyuily   on   ihe   in  speetor and  that was pe<  spoKe  -uliariy  a  potent  m  dmpliclty  :s effect  Helen Travers "West  ter  ot  ���������m the official.  ���������'My name is  she announc-ud.  "Not   the   daug  president?*'  .    "Yes." the girl admitted  don't tell any one,'* she begged pretii- <.  ly.     "Surely,  sir.  you   see   now  quite 1  plainly  why it  must never be known. I  hy any one in all the wide, wide world  that   1   have   been   brought   to   this j  perfectly  dreadful  place���������though   you  have been finite nice.    Please let me  go    home."     She    plucked    a minute  handkerchief front her hand hag. and  put  it   to  her eyes and  began to sob  quietly.  The burly inspector of police was  moved to  quick sympathy.  ���������'That's all right, little lady." he exclaimed cheerfully. "Now, don't you  be worried, not a little bit. Take it  from me. "Miss West, dust go ahead  and tell me all you know about litis  Turner woman. Did you see her yesterday'.'"  The girl's sobs ceased. After a final  dab with the minute handkerchief she  leaned forward a little toward the inspector and proceeded to put a question to lilm with great earnestness.  "Will you let me go home as soon as  I've told you the tcorny little I know".'"  "Yes." Burke agreed promptly, with  an   encouraging  smile.     He  added  as  one might  to au alarmed child.    "No  one is going to hurt you. young lady."  "Well, ihen,    you    see,    it was this:  way,"  began    the    brisk explanation.  "Mr.    Gilder    was    calling on mo one  afternoon, and lie said to mo then that  he  knew  a  very  charming  young  wo  man who���������"  Vlere the speech ended abruptly,  and once again the han ..kerchief wat  brought into play as the sobbin:  broke forth with increased violence  Presently trie girl's voice rose in a  ���������wail.  "Oh, this is dreadful���������dreadful!" In  The liiiid    word    the    wail  broke to a  UiOiill.  Burke felt himself vaguely guilty as  ihe cause of such suffering on the  part of one sn young, so fair, so inno-  ������ ..ni. Iii;, his well meant attempt to  rtS.sii-.tgo the stricken creature's woo  ������������������a a?  futile.    The  sobbing continued.  ���������Tn) afraid." the girl assorted ills-  Timll.\. "i'm afraid you will���������pui me���������  hi a  ������������������������������������I)'."  "Pooh!" Burke returned gallantly,  "Why, my dear young lady, nobody  1u the world could think of yon and a  oil   at   the  it a mo  time���������no,   indeed!"  "Oh, tnank  you!"  ���������'Arc you ;u)'c you've told me all  you know about Ihis woman?"  ���������'<>h. yes!    I've, only seen her |wo or  ciime   ihe     ready     re-  please,   cnminlsfdoner!  nn- go home?"   "*"*  a   t ii If  higher than  his  ciwn   Muttered   the   inspeelor,   and    re  v.-as   moved   t<    grarlotiBiioHf-.  "Nov, yon j-'oo." ),{. jjjilr| in ids heavy  - i ;' i      ��������� i-'     ��������� <���������������������������������.'    M'l'P.-     "un    oh"   b-i<-  tbe   tatnost   solemnity.     "Mary   never  left     the  house   all  night-    I'd   swear  : that's tiie truth on a pile of Bibles a  ; mile  high'."  ���������"Have to be higher than tliat. Mary  ��������� Turner was arresteu just after mid-  i night. Young woman, you'd better  j tell all you know."  s     "I  don't   know-   a  thing!"  Aggie  re-  i torted.  j     Burke drew the pistol from his poe-  je     railway | ket  and   extended  it  toward  the  girl.  i     "How*   long   has   she     owned     ihis  "Oh. please f gun?" he said threatingly.  "She didn't own it."  "Oh, then it's  Garsons!"  *T don't know* whose it is,  plied.     "1   never   laid  eyes  now."'  "English Eddy was killed with this  gun last night. Now, who did it?  Come o*f>. now!    Who did it?"  "How should I know? What do you  think I am���������a fortune teller?"  "Now. Aggie Lynch, you listen to  me. Tell me what, you know, and I'll  see you make a clean getaway, and  I'll slip you a nice little piece of  money too. Now*, what, do you say?"  "I say you'ro a great big stiff! What  do you think I am?" Aggie wheeled  on the detective. "Say, take me out of  here. I'd rather be in the cooler than  here witii him!"  Interesting  Report Just  Issued by the  Commission of Conservation  According to press reports. Sweden  proposes to cut off the export, of chenr-  | ical  pulp  to ("Jrout   Britain.   Naturally,  ! all   eyes   nre   immediately   turned   to  Canada to supply the threatened deficiency.  The commission of conservation has  j just, issued a report on "��������� Forest. l-������ro-  '. lection in Canada, 111 KM ft H." which  I is of particular interest in this eon-  i lic-ction. It contains .much informa-  i ttori respecting th& work of the pro-  ! vinciat forest services nnd of the redans- I eral departments intrusted with the  con! care of our forests.  Potest lire protection is assuming a  largo place in public attention. It is j  obvious that, if Canada is to continue  as a, wood-producing country, she  must conserve her resources of this  natural product. The report treats  exhaustively of the fire protect ion of  forest lands along railway rights-of-  way. Through co-operative action,  great headway has been made in securing the reduction of forest losses  ihrongh fires traceable to railway  [Causes.  |     The forests of British Columbia anu  on  Domonioo. lands in the west have  : been dealt with in reports containing  I the results of special studies conduct-  . ed by Dr. C. D. Howe and Mr. J. H.  i White.    The Trent watershed in On-  | tario,  has   also  received   especial   at-  ; tent ion,   in  a report of an  investiga-  ! tion by Dr. 0. D. Howe in the town-  | ships of Burleigh and Methueu.    This  i district is important in that, while of  j very   little   value   as   an   agricultural  'area, it is being repeatedly overrun by  forest  fires   and  the  little  remaining  merchantable timber destroyed. It is  suggested   that   tho   area   be   placed  under   the   control   of   the   Dominion  forestry  brancdi   for   protection   from  fires  and  for reforestation.  Family Affair  "So my daughter hk������ consented  lo  become, .your   wi-fei.     Have   yon   fixed  the  day of the --^ddingv'?"  "I  will  leaves-'.^iit to." her."  "Will you  li'ave.. a  church  or a  pri-  | vale   wedding?"  "Her  mother efo'n  decide  that."  "What have you to live on?"  "i   will  lease    lhat entirely  to  you,  sir."  May Have to Charter Food Ship*  Svvit/.erhuid will be compelled to  charter traiiB-AUantie steamships f*s'  Siring her own food across the sea ������j*iv  der protection of her* own flag if te������  war continues much longer, is tfcwP  opinion  of many  persons  there.  The view is expressed that Gt-B-  mauy's program at sea may mean tins  starvation of Switzerland unies*  some sireh action is taken.  POUR IT ON PORJRIDQE  'OU can't imagine how delicious a dish of Oatmeal Porridge becomes when it is sweetened with. "Cro.xvtz  Brand" Corn Syrup.  Have it for breakfast to-morrow���������watch tbe kiddies'* eyes  : with the first spoonful���������see how they come for 'more'.  "Much cheaper than cream and sugar��������� better for the  children, too.  Spread the Bread vfith *'Crown Brand"���������serve it  on Pancakes and Hot Biscuits, on Blanc Mange and  Baked Apples���������-useit for Candy-Making.  "J.ILV WHITE" Isapirre-tTlnteOornSyriip.moredelieate  in llavor than "Crown Bnuid".   You may prefer It. ���������  ASK YOUR GROCER���������IN 2, S, JO & 20 us. Tins.    .=,  THE CANADA STARCH CO. LIMITED" ^F  "uators of tho F-uncus Edwardsburj? Brands.      Jr  Works��������� Cardinal���������Brentford���������Fort William.  Head Office   -   -   -   Montreal  1  ' Aggie re-  on   it  till  Refugees Safe in  Russian Capit  three  r-.pij):!'.!  "Won't  The  tiinrs."  .     "Oh.  Villi    If1!  use   of  I it tir. hii. allt-r  il I,oiui   lo your  'uvoiiKly   anil  with  a   iinal  Ii'.im-iI oli'jiial  hurt   \ on    not   o\ <���������:.   a  r )!.      Now.   > nil   till)    l'ii;  ikijI ht-r."  'I'lii-    Kill    i'.|������r;ui;-.    H|>  ruirti-il   louiinl   iln>   iloor  r,< v 'mhii'/ hin i \o lor l In- |i  f\   llu-   <!<'*lt.  II v. in- ul thin iiiiiiiii-nl Moil I'liHHiilv  t-W,,\it\ ! 11 di i Hit- ii|i|>ii:'itc. :,iili' o|' iho  offi'-i-. An IiIm <\ii! Iill on t li<> nirl al  ',",.      ,.,...'   ......   I ;���������'.:,:    !; i:;i   !;!-,-     .' o!!il  fin���������'���������  lij-iiN 'I   in  ;x  c.i in.    Ami  In  iimi  tin   i v..,   iin'   i uiui-   v.,-ui.   uiu   or  i ;,c  CHAPTER   XVII.  As the scornful maiden went out ol'  the iloor under the escort of Cassidy,  Burke bowed gallantly to her lithe  back and blew a kiss from his thick  finger tips in mocking reverence for  hor as an artist in her way. Then  when he learned that JOdward Gilder  nail arrived he ordered that the magnate and the district attorney be ad-  .nitteil aud that the son also be sent  lp from his ceil.  "It's a bad business, sir." Burke said  vit h hearty sympathy to tho shaken  ���������ither afltti- the formal greetings that  'ollowcd the entrance of the two men.  'It's a vory bad business."  "What does ho say'.''' Hi Id or que:;*.-  .ionc'il.  "Xothing!" Burke answered. "Thac  :;��������� why 1 sent, for you. J suppose "Mr.  r>eiuaresi. lias'niade Lhe situation  plain to you."  "Yes. he has explained Jt fo me. It's  ;: terrible position for my boy. But  you'll release hiin af once, won't you?"  "I can't," Burke replied reluctantly,  but bluntly. "You ought not to expect  It, "Air. Cildor."  "Inspector," the niagnaic cried broU-  ly. "you���������don't mean���������"  "J mean. .Mr. Gilder, that you've got  lo mako him talk. That's what I want  vou to do for all onr sakes. \Vi:l  you?"  "I'll do my bosl," the unhappy nuvi  replied.  A minute later Dick, m charge of an  officer, was brought inio iho room.  Uo was pale, a little disheveled from  his hours in  u   (tell.  Tiie falher wonl forward uuiekly  and caught Dick's hands in a mighty  grip.  "My boy!" he murmured huskily.  Then he made a great effort and controlled his emotion lo some extent.  "The in-'poelor tells mo," he wont on,  "thar you've refused to Inlk���������lo nn-  cwi.������"   lilu   ipioM li-iliH  'Thai wasn't, wise under lhe eir-  cuiHhtaiices." the father remount ra! ed  luirrh-dly. "However, now, Demurest  and I are lure to protect >nur interests, mi Ihal von run lulu frely.  DIeli. iell ui.! Who killed that  We   must   know.    Till  me."  (To be  ('O)Hiutied)  Are   From   Regions   Invaded   by  mans or Exposed to Attack  The Petrograd correspondent of ths  Morning Chronicle tells of present  conditions in the interior of Russia.  After describing his jorrrney through  a. large district from Petrograd and  tbe new spirit of thoroughness that  has arisen among the various officials  with whom a traveller comes in contact, as well as the military authorities, tho correspondent turns to the  refugee problem.  "There are said tc be, on reliable  authority, some 600,000 refugees in  Petrograd, which number does not, of  course, include the German and Austrian subjects, who, in the first months  of the war, from their homes in the  Baltic provinces and along the Russo-  German frontiers, were#sent to points  in the interior of Russia" The present  refugees are Russian subjects, who  were living in the regions invaded last  autumn by the Germans, or in places  so exposed to attack that the Russian  authorities ordered them to leave for  the sake of safety.  "The groat majority of the fugitives  fled, naturally, to Moscow and Petrograd and other large cities, where they  eould feel fairly safe, and every hotel,  lodging or boardiug house is full to  overflowing and people are sleeping iu  bathrooms, even in the large Petrograd hotels. Private families have  opened their doors to their relatives  and friends with the usual boundless  Russian hospitality, and have cheerfully inconvenienced themselves for  months."  Cowan's Perfection  Cocoa is made in the purest and  most   sanitary   manner   p'ossible.  i here is no  the world.  liner cocoa  ma  d  e in  The Household Remedy  for the ailments from which almost everyone sometimes  suffers���������sick headache, constipation, disturbed sleep,  muddy complexion, lassitudes, backache, depression and  other results of a disordered digestive system���������is  Saved by Orthography  lu the British army, when a soldier  is eoniined in ihe guardroom, for an  offence, a written copy of the crime  is Invariably handed to the commander of the guard. The oilier day a noncommissioned officer and n parly of  mon wen, detuiled for u certain  fatigue. Tho corporal having given nn  order, one ot tho men seemed disinclined to obey, when, after having rebuked him wtmrply, be shout ed In  angry tones: "It's a good job for you,  me hid, that I can't spell insubordination, or I'd shove you in tho guardroom  r.hat'p."  They have achieved the distinction of being the most  widely used medicine in the world, because millions of  people have found them dependable, speedy and sure in  their action on stomach, liver, kidneys and bowels.   -  Compounded from vegetable products, Bcecham's Pilla are free from  Irurmful minerals and dunuerous drugs. They do not promote the  physicinK habit���������do not irritate the bowela. Should betaken by every  member of the family at tire first eiKfi of illness���������so mild and effective  lhat they are good for tire uged, and for the ills of childhood, are  W������B*ifo a G*aaBiraea a Box  lVeimrcJ only by TI>om������������ tteeclit������u. St. Ucleni. I.unroViirc, KiiiWiI.  Hold everywhere in Canada and V. H, America.    In boxet, 25 ccuta.  Now,  n i iin'.'  A fanner In n r-umll way walked into the off icon of one of the lire lnHiir-  nuce conijinnleR and intimated thut he  wiHhcd to iui'tire hh* barn nnd a  i-'MiMlr nf r.t-tcV.r'.  "What lacllltlen have you l'or o.\tin-  KiiinhiiiK ti lire in your viUaiio'.*" in-  I'Uh'Cil iho .superintendent ol the office.  The man scratched bin head and  pondered over the nmtu-r for a Utile  ,*m.j(.i\itf*W'n#*" ���������:*r*n'ii*' it,im*im*mm*x >m*m*  Nellie,  aged   four,   waa   gazing   in-  ' tcntly at the vbitor'H new bonnet..  i     "Well, dear." nuked the ladv at last,  I "what   iin  vou  think  of  It?"  "Oli." replied iho hiiiaii ouHeiver. "I  think U'n ult right. Aunt Alary told  mamma It wan a perfect fright, bnt It  iloei'u't. frighten me any."  while  "Well,  l-'vcut unity,  It  unmet linen  lu,   aUriwei'cil:   raiiiH." --Tit-HllB.  "I   believe   in   giving   (he   devil   his  due."  "Yen,  hut you  generally  overdo  it."  Amuitto, which Ik imed in tire colon-  ii>K of dairy produce, in derived frviv.  tlio fruit of a small tree grown. In  i South America. It cloHCly Hlimilutcj  the apkicuruu-.--' ui uumt^t,)-<.uiun.>.  dairy  produce.  It tak������(" mi averaiire of at lennt. utti  inu. a half men to keep one (iglitibf  man nun piled with munition*', Hcref:  elothC)*, necouti'emciMH, ships to car  i>  him, .uid ������������������ti mi.  -������������������^-jgiiOjjijUjjiiiiJh,  W.  N    U.  1090  >*it������T!WHflWcB!9  jCj^^L  mi  63  jflHH^RSHHQv ^hKjLl ^JBflU^^  ^UIMUUbIiIbW  /SrSSSik  ������313. M a*Z>  Jaw    taam ���������   i. *���������JM|  ffiiiiBtffia JL XkJ*  Q   "ft fl   ft fl   fj  m     iii ���������- ]*m*  *%������  ^ji,..^u���������^^Mt/u������,w������.lii.uimtwui4,uwM������.Mm.uw..iwH������iw ������.,i,ii.������iui..iimiiiiiwiii*iiii������iiuwiiKiim������������iw ������ hiihiiiii n ���������.miii������,.iiia niiiiiiiuniiiiiiimimiiiMiiiiiiMiim iiimiiiiitiMiiiiWIIiiiitliiWIliiM  ������IM������Wjii|iliii|!!!!i|l|i|tlil[|!llif^  li  1 &f&?xfi,*5;  #mM  il  ���������'  g*  THK US VIEW, CKESTOX. B. C  *s  .0  it wears tiie  Seal ������f Purity  AM over the world the  name Sunlight stands  for purity in Soap. Our  $5,000 guarantee of  Purity is something  snore than an advertisement. It marks the  high standard we have  set for ourselves to give  you the a best laundry  soap it is -possible to  produce at any price.  man.  ������     m, g_    g.  9Ar&*T  r  Enforce the Blockade  Admiral   Lord   Beresford   recently  wrote:  "If the go.verrnmeut had us.od our  sea power as they were legally entitled to do, at the commencement  of the war. by instituting an effective blockade, and making all gooas  entering Germany absolute contraband, the war would now be over.  This is acknowledged by the foreign  office. Every difficulty and every dis-*  aster we have met hag been brought  about by ourselves through want rf  foresight. Public agitation and the  press have been the means of forcing  -the government to take up the following questions: Munitions, internment  of alien enemies, the Trading with  the Enemy Act, placing cotton on the  contraband list, the Munitions Act,  and the stoppage of German reservists  proceeding to Germany. Public agitation will probably compel the government to make a fuller and more efficient use of our sea power, and.so  end the war."  Chest Colds and Koarsness  Onirlrlv RjiltKo*?  Awav  ^Uivuij    *\%*xr*j\/vi   niiuj  ''Nerviline" Gives Speedy Relief i  and Cures Over Night  your  chest  that  I  !  LITTLE  Things count  Even in a match you should  consider the "Little Things,*'  the wood���������the composition���������  tbe   strike-ability���������the   flame.  are made of strong dry pine  stems, with a secret perfected  composition that guarantees  "Every Match A Light/' 65  years of knowing how���������that's  the rcHsoo f  AU" Eddy products  are dependable products���������Always.  TH������ NEW FRENCH REMEDY.  YH&R&Pi  9t*1. N������2 He*.  Used iu i-'reock  Hospitals with  Jreat ������i:cce*������. ccres chronic weakness, lost vigor  VOI KIDHEV. BLADDER. DISEASES. BLOOD POISON.  VII.BS aiTUKB NO. DRUGGISTS or MAIL $1. POST 4 CIS  fOVOSJt* COW KtElkPlAri 5T KEW YGJfKorLVMAN BROS  TORONTO WBITE FOK FREE HOOK TO D(!. 1.E CLE8C '  tVKD CO HJiVKRGTOCKRD. If.-.MPSrEAD. LONDON. fiNO. |  IflVNeWDIlAGlCEITASTELESSIFORMOl'   EASV TO TAK������  |  THERAPION i*���������"���������*  U������   THAI   TRAD*   UMtKCO   WOfIB   "THKRAPION  SSII  GOVT ZSZSSt JlffS-IKSt TO 61.1 GENUINE fAC  SPRING 1MPURITIEI  .JMTBE BLOOD  A Tonic Medicine  is a Necessity at This Season  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for "fate  People aro "an all yfear round tonic,  blood-builder and nerve-restorer. But  they are especially valuable in the  spring when the system is loaded with  imp-uritie's as a result of the indoor'  life of the winter months. There is no  other season when the blood is so  much in need of purifying, and enriching, *** and every dose of these Pills  helps to make new, rich red blood. In  the spring one feels weak and tired���������  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills give strength.  in the spring the appetite is of^en poor  ���������Dr. Williams' Pinlc Pills develop the  appetite, tone the stomach and aid  weak digestion, it is in the spring  that poisons in the blood find an outlet in disfiguring pimples, eruptions,  and boils���������Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  speedily clear the slcia because they  go to the root of the trouble in the  blood." In the spring anaemia, rheumatism, indigestion, neuralgia, erysipelas and many other troubles are  most persistent because of poor, weak  blood, and it is at this time when all  nature takes on new* life that the  blood most seriously needs attention.  Some people dose themselves with  purgatives at this season, but these  only further weaken themselves. A  purgative merely gallops through the  ������vcfr*Jin      pmnH'ino-    tlio    l-xmcr/ila      'l-.nl-    it-  does not cure anything. On the other  hand Dr. Williams' Pink Pills actually  make new blood, which reaches every  rrerve and organ in the body, bringing  new strength, new health and vigor  to weak, casilv tired men, women and  children. Try'Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  this spring���������they will not disappoint  you.  You can get these health-renewing  Pills through any medicine dealer or  by mail post paid at 50 cents a box  or six boxes for $2.50 from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  Got a cold?  Is  your voice raspy ���������is  congested or sore?  If so, you are the very person  "���������"Nerviline will cure  in a jiffy.  Nerviline is strong and penetrating.  It sinks right into the tissues, takes  out "Jriflamniation and soreness, destroys colds in a truly woude'rful way.  Rub Nerviline over the chest���������rub on  lots of it, and watch that tightness  disappear. Nerviline won't blister, it  sinks in too fast���������doesn't simply stay  on the surface like a thick, oily lini-  ���������inea.t- would..- . If. the throat is raspy  and sore, rub it well outside 'with  Nerviline, ami use- Nerviline as a gar-  glo' diluted with warm water. Jus.;  one or two treatments like this and  your voice and throat will be  normal again.  Just think of it���������for forty years the  largest used family medicine in this  country���������Nerviline must be good,  must quickly relieve and cure a hundred ills that befall every family. Try-  it for earache, toothache, coughs,  colds, sore chest, hoarseness and muscular pains in every part of the- body.  Large family size bottle 50c; trfal  size i'Sc at all dealers.  Germany's Great  Mistake  Germany   never  believed     that  the  "Dominions would  raUy to the side of  Great Britain as  they have done, or  that they would be faithful in the hour  of adversity.    There were even some  of  our  own   publicists   at   home   who  | shared the same profound miscalcula-  i tions.    The doubters were much more  | in evidence in the old country than in  j the Dominions, and attributed it to the  j lack of knowledge  by people here of  j their   own   empire.     Possibly   ir.   was  | due   in   even   greater   measure. to   a  j failure to realize the incredible power  i of sentiment when really great enier-  ' g-encies  arise.    Blood is thicker than  water, and, after all, there had- been  no doubt in the mind of the Dominions as to what Germany's intentions  were during all those years when half  our British  politicians  were trying to  persuade   themselves.   \n   defiance   of  all the evidence,  that she meant the  British empire no harm.���������London Telegraph.  quite i help  Aunt���������Willie,  ine freeze  to  don't   you   want  the ice  cream? j  Willis���������Nav!  I'll wait an' help you j  thaw it after it's froze.  Officer (furiour.ly)���������What tbe dooce  is tbo matter? Where are your shots  going?  Irish  dunno,  Recruit   (nervously)���������Sure  I  sir.    They left 'ere all right!  Minard's  Etc.  Liniment     Cures   Burns,  Pape���������Why. hang it. girl, that fellow only earns  nine dollars a week!  Pleading Daughter���������Yes, but daddy,  clear, a week passes so quickly when  you're  fond  of one  another.  No matter how deep-rooted the corn  or wart may be, it must yield to Hollo-  way's  Corn Cure if used as directed.  Not   Missed  "I used to live in New York," said  the man impressively.  "That so," drawled the little man,  quietly. '.'I was there the other day  and the town seemed to ))e getting on  all right without you."  No Truck With Traitors  We can have no dealings with Bulgaria or with, her Tsar traitor, even  should he, as la highly improbable,  seriously wish to have dealings with  us. The restoration of Serbia to her  rightful territory and her union with  her southern Slav kindred must, iu-  deed, be essential objects of the allies. These objects preclude any  truck with Ferdinand of Cobourg, or  with his people, unless they dissociate  themselves from him. Even William  of liohenzollern. with all Iris crimes,  is a more reputable sovereign.���������Loudon Times.  Bovril makes other tooAs lrourisfe  you. It has a Body-building power  proved equal to from 10 to 20 times  the acuouat o������ Sovdi Eakee.  \.  inard's   Liniment  Cures   Dandruff.  Plaintiff's Lawyer���������I  rest the, case.  Defendant's  Ditto���������You    ought to;  it's   pretty  weak.���������Boston  Transcript.  ' Could Hardly Live for Asthma,  writes one man, who, after years of  suffering*, has found complete relief  through Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma  Renreds*. Now he know3 how needless has" been his suffering. This  matchless remedy gives sure help to  all afflicted with astlrm,a. Inhaled a3  smoke or vapor it bring^-the help so  long neded. Every dealer has it or  can get it for you from his wholesaler.  A  stitch   in  the   side   is   mora   dis  tressing than a stitch  in time.  CURB.  ;  IS OM  /  :ksts. \  "Money doesn't bring  "Maybe not.    But it  greatly to go after it."  happiness."  will  help you  Scok's -S&tefi Roof CofKpoocd  Jf_^ ,-��������� A wt/a. reliable requtating  - m*aieine. fio������������l in tnre������> degrees of etrensth. No. 1,  fl; No. 2, $3* No. 3. $&  per box. Sold by all  aruff-jlatu, or sent pre-  paid in plain package on  receipt ot price. Fre������  pamplilt-t.    Address:  THS COOK MEQICINE CoJ  TOSOaiO.Ot'T. (fttauil W*Uu4  Common Supply Point  "Did she set her husband at the bar-  fain counter or the second hand  itore?"  "He looks it."  "Well, which one?"  "Neither;   ..I the  bar of injustice."  Minard's Liniment Relieves Neural-  j I a.  Women Offering to Work on Farm*-  Women uro now offering to take tho  place" of men on Manitoba farnrB. The  provincial dcpart-xic::!. of agriculture  lias received r. number of letters from  women residents of Winnipeg. In  which the women declare their wlll-  jngneaH to help m needing operations  ir tho farmers are unablu to obtalu  men ot nuch worlc.  Deafness Cannot Be Cured  hy lcc.il applications, as Ihey cannot reach liie  diseased portion ol" Hie car. There is only one way  to cure deafness, and lhat is by constitutional  remedies. Deafness is ciuiscil hy an inflamed  condition of the mucous liufiiir of the f-'iistachian  Tube. -When this tube is inflamed yon have a  iinnljliiiE-sontid or iinperl'ccl hearinu, and when  it is entirely closed, l.'eat'ncs* is the result, and  unless the iiiflanuttiou can he taken out and this  tnhe restored to its normal condition, hearinu'  will he destroyed forever; nine cases nut of ten  are caused'by Catarrh, wliii-li is uoUiiin; hut an  inflamed-condition of the mucous surfaces.  -\Vc will cive One Hundred Dollars for any  case of Deafness (caused hy catarrh; that cannot  be cured hy Hull's CutitiTii Cure. .Send . for  circulars, free.  1*. J. CHUNKY & CD., Tui.kho, O.  Sold by Di u exists, 75c.  Take Hall's lsuuily rill* for constipation.  THE  i5������o*ssnn  ������11*1 IA J.  0������T  the eyes of the  exclaimed   the  nation  eonstl-  "Ilemomhoi",  aro on you,"  tueut.  "I know it," repli-Ml Senator Sorghum. "And the nation's gol ting more  acutely discerning every day. 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Our experts will be pleased to advise you regarding  the proper lubricants for your pattitular  needs.  THE IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY  i(fiiiiaii*iii^  ���������iiijiniLiLi  mm  lifMiiWI  iBMWBhMILIHII MBBUg  |!^������Ml}lMl'tM THE   CRESTON   REVIEW  THE CRESTON. REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription : $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to"United States points."'  C. F. Hayes, Owner and Editor.  OBESTON, B.C;, FRIDAY, MAY   5  Fenee the Hens  One of the minor order of  philosophers has defined a true  patriot as a man who does not  allow his chickens to run loose on  his neighbor or neighbors' gardens.  Not only is tbe definition apt,  but at this season of the year it  brings pertinently to our notice a  courtesy of town life that out of  pure "carelessness, in most cases,  receives altogether too scaut  attention.  looking-for-trouble citizen should  be inconvenienced, especially when  the law had the six-to-one support  of all residents within tbe confines  of the restricted area.  Cow owners owe it to themselves  to respect this feature of law and  order as seriously as they do tbe  other statutes. Tt is rrot a really  difficult matter to have the pound  law slightly amended in such a way  as io ina.Ke its eiiroroesiiwiit iiiueh  simpler arrd far- more expensive to  those vvho transgress the law.  "V.  \jrif������v   t/v       jbl   *yf*/%W       j*.ja.t������/w  \s  -at-   \fx\Vu/  t������rt������P  R���������������t ' nnA   iMprv  %s%yv  %/s/e two,  i  I CTTCDO TQ TlIC CrtlTfiP  LL! 1 LIIO   IU   I BIL L.UI I UI!  Political Misinformation  lamest  tn   ury   i^ooas  The best of everything in Dry Goods, and nothing-  else but the best, and plenty of them.    That's the way  our service idea works to your advantage in this store.  We've  built   up a splendid  business on that general  | policy; we guarantee your  satisfaction as a means of  ' being sure of our own.    We don't sell anything we're  not sure of; but   if  mistakes  do   happen   in  goods or  | service, we dont  expect you to pay for them.    Money  &  e  ��������� back willingly when that's what you want.    We have  iust opened up our ne\  ;wuus.  In  tnese  poultry  ciays    vvnen  keeping is taken quite seriously iir  the   direction   of    making     them  ���������-������f->-"������ r^*-* ** ������5     ���������>������*.."% ."1 ��������� ������ ,-w ���������>������-*���������������   ��������������� i-      m t-m    .*,     lit 4*    of t>akt ������"������if*������  L C- ������ CllUCi   ������������X TLfvitl\-CX O  *. \j    lit  *i   ksm.:* i-t������.i i.w<;^v  that people will let their chickens  rove at will wheresoever they will,  tt certainly has no tendency to  make them better egg producer's,  nor is so much exercise conducive  ro nesh building on the table  varieties,   nor does  the  indiserim-  Eihtou Review:  !     Slu,���������In view of the somewhat   ire  I quent stories, euraiiatrng usually from  Kaslo,   as  to  tho  alleged   indifferent  health enjoyed from time to time by j CORSETS at   85c. pair.    These are well   made, with  John Keen,  the  Liberal  candidate in j fom.     nose     SUpporterS,    andyOU    will     find    them  p I'll pt  this constitueney.   whieh  are  always j  llVjUl.1     K.J     j  ������ifrvlift������h     f������f\j������������-fi,\i������f-ol-������lrt  ������:ir������rl   carvipps  Mr. Keen himself to those   interested, 1 _,  under   all  the  circumstances  it does > -LA. L*J.1jO  seem strange to nie that the originators ,  and circulator  ,i  of this misinformation  mate  meandering of this  class   of  should place such a low estimate upon  the intelligence of ordinary citizens.  Undoubtedly the motive behind  those misleading utterances is to create  the impression that Mr. Keen may  ,     ,, ... ,       , , nut   be able   to  run,   thus  hoping  to  towladd materially to  the   twauty j detw solMe froin  pledging their sup-  >)t the town. I port  to  him, until such  time as  the  In     addition    to    these    adverse > Conservative   candidate is definitely  consrderations there is also the bad \ before the public and they have surer  feeling more or less openly engendered   that  most citizens    would   not  j   tjL V'ti-LJV4-5?   \.'IX     **   H.a.^K.1    KIVS   VCVI1  ������ U.WI  deliberately have exist for the price  of many Orpingtons orseveral bales  of poultry netting.  Mr.    Reader,    give   this  matter  Siuwratlvu.  rediSce  XT   ������������������j :        Suva     scriUUtj    CVI1-  in hot weather is  the  time   when   people  lose   their  temper   the   easiest    over   trifles.  Keep up your chickens and keep the!,llg     ,      ...  .     ...    ��������� .   ,, ever thev bring it on  good will of your neighbor.  The latest yam as to Mr. Keen being down with asthniais real amusing.  So far a** those well^acqua-inted with  Mr. Keen ean recall he has never in  his life had asthma, nor is he suffering  f rom it now. I believe he has suffered  some from bronchitis but it has never-  been severe enough  to  cause him  to  U11CO     ex      KXfXm   b>       tmttxex. mm  Jiujjiti       L-\.������        ���������Ju  friend here, under date of April 25th.  Mr.   Keen   remarks that   "I   am   all  SUMMER     UNDERWEAR���������In      this  department our stock is complete.    We have all  the  standard  sizes  and   the  popular weights   at  prices.  moderate ���������-  Galatea  Voile  Muslins  Crepes  Raw Silks  n^t ��������� * *  ilrills  Romper Cloth  -^urtaming  General ^        A *      C^ |3 p? p? O ^       Merchant  "Iffbii"*'    9 Jmm       AV m^      JH> Aj������m������k   Jtm*mwmm**i    *mm,     *r**x '^nxm****  Cre  ������.&Sks  omnioia  ������.-V>l-  Likewise the O&w  Passing on from praise of the  householder who keeps his chickens  safely enclosed on bis own premises.  some commendation is clue the  citizen cow-owner who refuses to  let the bovine quadruped go feed  upon the public ways. And next  to hirn we all rise up and bless the  fellow who while failing to restrain  bossy from pasturing on the highway, particularly in the residential  section, is still considerate enough  to allow the animal to run unadorned with the noisome neck appendage. As a sleep preventer opinion  is divided as to which has the best  of it, the elusive, busy buzzing  mosquito, or the tinkle, tinkle,  tinkle of the unmusical cowbell.  Of course if one so wishes redress  may be had as regards the cow  nuisance. Creston has the pound  law to its credit, and a quite centrally situated pound, but unless one  isfl.ll het up (as after beholding the  destruction ������-f a line lot of garden  sjis8, and the cause of its disappearance still on the premises), is not  overly particular ns to distance,  speed and other violet exercise that  it may be necessary to negotiate  before triumphantly landing the  -Titter in the safe keeping of hoot  McCreath, to say nothing of possible  bad friendship thus created, far  more satisfaction may be had by  going after the marauder and boating a tatoo cm hor ribs with   a  bod  If the Conservative party really  consider- this sort of misrepresentation  of value as a vote getter they should  at least Im careful not to overdo the  thing, as some are of the opinion they  have succeeded in doing already, as it  is more than certain the thing will recoil to their own disadvantage. As  the late P. T. Barnum has said, "You  can fool all the people, once, and some  of the. people all the time, but you  can't fool all the people all the time,"  and at present the independent elector-ate is not in tho humor for- any  tricks of this sort.  This is a fight where the candidates  must stand solely on their merit, and  the record of the party under whose  auspices they are running ; efforts to  attract support cin deliberate misstatement of facts of this sort are more  than likely to work out to the disadvantage of those responsible for their  manufacture and circulation than they  are to harm the cause of the candidate  at whom they are so maliciously  directed.  Thanking you for space, Mr. Editor,  and hoping the. columns of you always  worth while paper will be available  for making straight these crooked  way of some of the politicians,  J. F. Hohk.  I venture to think, sir, that the  causp of these evils is inherent in the  nature of man and that it will operate  under any systenr which may be introduced or may evolye itself. For  in what does man differ from the  beasts that perish ? the law of whose  existence is the lextalions, that he  shall take who has the power, and he  shall keep who can.  You may say th-^t he djjjers in the  possession of intelligence,^^ there is  a diit'erence of degree, not of kind.  Mental capacity has no moral quality  ���������it is not immoral-, it is just unmoral.  "Education, we are told, is the sure way  to regenerate mankind, but education  has no moral quality. If you educate  a boy or man of evil tendencies you  make him a more potent force for  wrongdoing.  Environment   is     another   remedy-  that is offered for our consideration,  but if you place a selfish man in good  surrounding he will take advantage  of them to work his own end regardless of the suffering he nray occasion  his fellows. Man was created or  evolved from the lower form of life  and as a mere animal was the last  word in creation. But there Was  something giyen to man which was  not bestowed upon the rest of the  animal creation and which diiferenti-  ated him from them. To use the bible  metaphor, "God breathed into his  nostrils the breath of life and man became a living soul." .That is to say,  he was brought into direct- living relationship and correspondence with  the Eternal. This gift has been lost  and man has become a mere animal.  You nray ask,  sir,   why 1 put any  credence in  sirch a fairy tale.    Well,  one reason is that I..find the Genetic  account of the creation to;be so exactly iu agreement with the latest  achievements in the fields of scientilic  deduction on the subject. And another reason is that it so tills the bill,  as it wer-e, in other ways.  His intellect, or it may be some  subconcious glimmering of what he  might have been, kept Irim groping  about and trying to fashion some  means of bringing about a right  standing of life and" conduct. But,  alas, always foredoomed to failure,  for the cause lay in 'himself,* And  until the deep-seated- disease is eradicated and man accepts the offer of  the resurrection of his soul whirls  Christ rnakes to him there can be no  kingdom of heaven upon' earth. For  as He said, "The kingdom of heaven  is within you." E. Butteb.fie*u>.  m v^^mmiM^mmiax^ataaeBk :js^^.  .jgStiZSZZAA  %  Once More That Debate  Editor Kbvikw:  Srit, I   noticed   in   your-   issue   of  April 21st that Mr. Lidgate returns to  the charge, like the hull maddened by  tho darts of his assailants, blindly and  furiously.  But amidst the mass of quibs, irre-  volant verbosity, which ho has produced, and which reminds ine of the  cuttle fish which when disturbed  emits vast clouds of inky matter so  oliNciiriiig (he issue und making ils  escape, 1 fail  to find any attempt to  meet the criticisms of cither Father  slat, cussing  all  and  sundry   who | McGuire or myself,  allow cattle   to  run   al, large, and      His r.nuiuks, therefore, cull for little  reflecting that vegetables aro cheap,  and that your crop was only ornery  ..ft <t   ;".]]  We do not deal seirii-neriously  with th������? mutter to give the impression that, nil are indilfcrcnt in this  regard und that cuttle can be  allowed to roam with impunity at  their ownei-V Hweet will, hccaUHo  we know  of   hoiiii-   who   have   pint  CANADA'S  FOR SERVICE  vALL  AT HOSVBE  ProJuce More arid Save More  In the way of reply, but I would ask  your permission to add a. few words  on the subject. In my previous letter'  I ������������������nd'-'i.;'������������������'���������������������������-;, wry hijid-*qui������tely I om  wure or the keen intellect posHessed by  Mr. Lidgate could not haye failed to  grasp my meaning, to point, out that  the muse of "the evils of the present  dny" (which I iindend-md In menu, for  Ihe purpose of this iliNcunHion, the  economic and industrial evilw) lay too  deep to he removed   hy any rearrange-  ...oughHcothOiottheliciuidvarietv, |':"'n' * nf Hy,iU'm   ������'   l>������'<>duc-tion   and  , ,    '    'dintrihution.    I iiiuv mention, Inciden-  oi cent-He, ���������, them   to   have re.lroHH   ^^ ()m)   ,   w,.,u,'..|uy   M.wtM.������. (,.,..  leeordiog   to   ������������������tuttite.     Nor    is   ������1 j.leans ('hrlHt),   not,  "my MaW.". Imi  lair    that    the  even-tempered,   not i <liin is not verv material.  The Empire needs food. If you are not in the fighting line you may be in the producing line. Labour  is limited���������all the more reason to do more than ever  before. Grow food for the men who are fighting for you. The Allies need all the food that  you can produce. Every little helps. You are responsible for your own work. If you  cannot produce aa much as you would like, produce all you can. Work with the right  spirit. Put fighting energy into your effort and produce now when it counts. The more  you produce the more you can save.    Producing and saving are war-service.  Make Your Labour Lfficient  In war-time do not waste time and energy on unimportant and unprofitable work. Economize labour.  Put off unproductive work till after the war, and, if  possible, help in producing something needed now. Let us not waste labour. Canada  needs it all. If possible help to feed the Allies. Make your backyard a productive garden.  Cult ivate it with a will.    Make your labour count for as much ns possible.  Do Not Waste Materials  There should be no waste in war-time. Canada could  pay the annual interest on her war expenditure out  of what wc waste on our farms, in our factories, in  our homes. Every pound of food saved from waste is a3 good as a pound of increased  production. The way for a nation to save is for every individual tp save. France is strong  to-day because of thrift in time of peace. The men and women of Great Britain are not  u.i\y " ilu'iii'j, " hul mc li'uiu.'.i^ lu " -.;-.> xvilljuui.."  Spend iour Money Wisely  linnnce the wnr.  better iir vest ment  Practise economy in the home by eliminating luxuries.    Wu-sliug our dollars here weakens our strength  at the  Front.      Your savings   will help Canada to  Snve your money for the next Dominion War issue.    There can be no  1  N   TH  THE    GOVERNMENT  DEPARTMENT  Oh   AGRICULTURE  !i  OF   CANADA  THE   DEPARTMENT  OK   FINANCE  .���������"1WO.T*  :3MWiaw:  -.XCESJ^J'^'"^^  minim iHiiiiiiriiiiiiimn  ���������������^'i-%*-j������-WftMW*'j'-spf^ffm<T>i^  *t������W������-W'JMM������������-������|i'w--^^  MMM  ������������������������  ���������"a--���������--" 1 nCLKMlUH  REVIEW  ?/  lilsoilnioi! papering  j. adlard PainHnff!  -W      .���������������������.���������������..������������.���������  :.  -.������������������'. ij*-.-...  Hardy, northerh-grown"stock  of the following varieties :j  Senator Dunlap, Parson's Beauty  Glen Mary and Magoon  inft Planfc   nnofnairi    ti KO  ��������� wv    i i-������iiiv)    |������vwi|*ruiuf    ^uvV  ' 1,000 Plants, f.o.b. litre, $6,50  Sold Coin Seed Potatoes  SELECTED STOCK      *  $1.50 pet- 100 pounds  Monrad Wigen  Wynndel, B.C.  GET  YOUR  mbina. Tinnincr aiui  O7 -- -   -f*  mm\ Benair Wnrk  ���������- ���������*- ��������� ��������� w m mmmm w ��������� v v* ��������������� * a WVV  Done   by  W. B. Embree  The satisfaction  of  work   well  done  To demonstrate how nicely the past  few days of nice weather has brought  things along we might mention that  several acres of rye which M. R. Palmer sowed two weeks ago now shows  a g'-owth of almost three inches.  Bobt. Dodds, we are sorry to say, is  again confined to the house with his  old trouble, inflammatory rheumatism.  R. B. Staples and family moved to'  Creston the.latter part of the week,  where they will reside for at least this  year, Roy having taken over the  management of the Fruit Growers  Union. George Leadbeater is looking  after both the Staples ranches for  1916.  Many Ericksonians attended the  ladies' aid contert at Creston on Tuesday night, and all came home well  pleased with the show.  Mrs. Streetor, principal of the Erickson school, fox- the past year, has resigned owing to ill health, and Miss  Vera Palmer has been asked to substitute for the balance of the term.  Mrs. Streetor will move to Oregon,  where she will join her husband, who  has secured a permanent position in a  sawmill.  M. McLeod has several men at work  blowing the remaining stumps on his  ranch, which adjoins the R. J. Long  place.  Judging by the state of the road  that passes the J. W. Hamilton ranch,  ftoui the "W. H. Crawford place south,  that neighborhood must be a hotbed  of Grits.   For some time now that bit  put in a larger?, apr-eage,.than ever "to  potatoes this year. He claims he can  make more .money with less labor on  spuds than out of anything else grow -  able here.  Mrs. "W..Levesque left yesterday for  Medicine Hat, Alta., tojoin her hus-  bftnd^in.wnic.h city they will reside in  future. '.,       ",';'. '- '*. ���������-'���������;��������� ']-��������� .'.- A  Mrs. James Maxwell aiid one <)f the j  boys'left oh Tuesday for Chapleau, j  Ontario":''"* where^ they wrirspend   the  next few months.  Ms-s. Cameron, who has been a guest  of her father, J. W. Fraser, for some  weeks, left this week for Edmonton,  Alberta.  In the way of a strawberry crop the  plants on the Thurston ranch promise  a yield second to none in  these   parts,  MFWS (IF SmnTFUAYS  ucixw     wa       ituwi niiiiaw  nf t,!  ipike across the gulch has been  .- exf.^, xx  m ;sr������ tou< jfen6f bus priuft tp rorefGfc'en  ��������� B ���������������������������  *  DEALER, IN  High classBootsantf Shoes  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Specially  Boar for Service  Registered Large English Berkshire Boar* Creston Boy, for service.  Fee $& STOCKS & JACKSON,  Mountain View Ranch.  all but impassible owing to ,the excavating of the Goat Mountain Waterworks Co. and the spring washouts.  This spot should have first attention  when the season's roadwork starts.  Miss Wether-ell, Mrs. Craigie's sister,  who returned from Nelson last week,  was treated to a real old time surprise  party at the Craigie home on Thursday evening last. The good time  star^eu. eariy rn m6 evening and continued without letup until well into  the morning,  unanimous in awai-ding the honors  for the   best   kept.. ore hard, to Alex.  Tliinottllw it.li.tct       <n-n/^..        ..f      4*.r.. .Zt-       '!-.,..-.'*������..  JJ-r u-jyoi 1. JT , i������ uiwv,     XMXtJxx-    XtX      XX.XXXV      UJX.OQ  certainly does look spic and span for  so. early an .the sea.s<>u. The lawn at.  the Cartwright home is shovying almost midsummer greenesa and .attractiveness for a lawn social. ,  ^ The first cherry tree to blossom out  this year made its debut on Friday  last on the Frank Putnam ranch.  Stocks & Jackson had a serious mishap to their new power sprayer last  Saturday. Owing' to too much imported information, hot air or a bad  shutoff between the gasoline and  spark plug that failed to work, or all  these and some incompetence on the  part of the bugologist, resulted in an  explosion that put the sprayer sadly  out of commission, and at a time when  the firm need its seryices in the very  worst way.  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rightR of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North-  West Territory and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may he  leaned for a term of twonty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,500 acres will be loaned to  ouo applicant.  Application for a lease must bo made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or flub-Agont of the district in whioh  the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory tho land must  bo described by sections, or legal subdivisions oi sections, and in unsurvey-  ed territory the tract applied for shall  Ire staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application must be accompanied by a foo of $fi which will he ro-  I'tmded if the rights applied for1 are not  av-iilablo, but not otherwlue. A royalty  nlnill he paid on the merchantable output of the mino nt the rate of (Iveceirtw  per Con.  The porson operating the mine shall  I'lirnlHh the Agon! with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such  return;", fihoulc! be f.rnnV.hed at Iini.sI,  once a year.  The. leant- will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may bo permitted to purchase whatever available  surface righta may be necessary for' the  working of the mine at the rate of $10  air novo.  For full information application  should be made to the Hoc-rotary of the  Department of the interior, Ottawa,  i , , ���������,, i   * i      t,  ,������t        !,!>      <4lll,y       itf^lvlll'        (Jl        ������ JJ������ JJ"- *i*e  ������������������ J       tn  hi-minion'Lands.  W. W. CORY, Deputy MinW.iof  tire Interior.  X, II.    tTmuithori'j-.c-d public-nt ion of 1 his  ���������ulvei-t.im-inoitr will nol be pidd foi*.  R. J. Long had the bad luck last  week to lose one of his purebred Shropshire ewes, which got drowned in an  old well on the ranch. . One lamb of  this year's raising survives, and is being raised, on the bottle diet by.Henry  Hamilton who would be sure of it  ���������surviving were we favored with a little  Scotch weather.  Frank Putnatii, ib- getting"' rctirly.-'tq  A/Of/CE  Eggs   were  selling in Vernon  last  week at 20c a dozen.  Nelson has now over 100 recruits for  the 225th Battalion.  Fort Steele school had an enrollment  of 54 pupils in Api-il:  lire work of enlarging Trail's hospital has commenced.  Fernie shipped six prisoners to the  jail at Nelson one day last week.  Nelson wants a government grant  of $25,000 to enlarge the high school.  Michel has already supplied some 40  Bohemians for the fighting in Europe.  The cement plant at Biairmore is  expected to commence operations next  week.  Health officer, Dr. Thorn, denies  there is any scarlet fever or scarietina  at Trail. .  Over 150,000 tons of ore have been  treated so far this year- at the Trail  smelter.  Cranbrook has received a government grant of $9,000 for a high school  building,  The'goyernment  has just made a  _ i- ~.e a*f>i\ rvnn js,��������� ���������    ������������������... i -t    ..x  Cu   gl'<3,L������U  Wi   *xlxj\j9\j<f\f xMA    .X      Ii������r ������l    Q\jlx*>*Ji     tXXj  Rossland.  ' "Easter hmiday traffic in and but of  Kaslo'showed -t big increase this year  as against 1915.  Letter are arriving almost daily enquiring   about   mining properties   a-  ^i-ound Greenwood.  After 17 years residence in Greenwood. Robert Robinson is moving his  shoe shop to Phoenix.  Only one car is operating on Nelson  street railway system this week.  'T'other one is being repaired,  Since September Cranbrook and all  the surrounding country has raised  oyer 36.0W for the Patriotic Fund.  Volcanic Brown is cutting 2oO,000  cedar posts lip the north fork of  Kettle liyer for the Duluth  Lumber  ' Cranbrook recruited 15 men for the  225th Battalion lust week. S>x of them  were Canadians und four Americans.  I, Guy Constable, heretofore eiil)cd  and knovvu by the name of Guy Low-  enberg of Creston in the, Province of  British. Columbia, Broker, son of the  late William J. Lowenberg, late Vicar  of Bury,' Lancashire, and Rector- of  Ponshaw, County Durham and great  nephew of the late Margat'etyCoiiHtable-  Dunnlng of Whitby, Yorkshire, England, hereby give public notice that on  tho 28th day of February, 1010, I formally and absolutely renounced, relinquished nnd abandoned the .use of my  huUI surname of Lowenberg,' and then  assumed and adopted and then determined to accept thenceforth on all  occasions whatnoover to use and subscribe the name of Guy Constable  -Instead of the said name of Guy Low-  on berg.  And 1 further give notice that by  deed poll dated the 28th day of February, ihiii, liuiy exee.uti-.d and a(,(.rNi.-<i  and registered In tho Province* of British Columbia, and at London. England,  I formally and absolutely renounced  and abandoned the said surname of  Lowenberg and declared that I had  anuumed and adopted and Intended  thenceforth upon all occasion whatsoever to uue and nubMeribe the namo  of Guy Constable Instead of Guy Low-  on berg and no iim to ho at all times  thereafter called and known and described liy the nana- of Guy Countable  exclusively.  Dated Ihirt 1.1th dav of  April,   A.D.  . inio.  1 (inv CONHTAHI.K  To make up for.the time lost during  the close down for measles the pupils  of Kaslo high school had no Easter-  holidays.  ���������The platform at Cranbrook station  is being lengthened to accommodate  .the long passenger trains now going  through. -  '���������'''..Tho.'old Kaslo laundry machinery is  beiug'moyod to Trail and will be in  operation again alrOut the middle of  the month. v'"  1 'After' being dosed"'for a month, on  account or tho outbreak of measles,  Rossland Sunday schools re-operred on  Sunday last.  Cranbrook Methodist Sunday School  had 200 scholar's on the roll for the  yoar just, closed, 05 por- cent, of whom  attended regularly.  Kaslo high school this year gets an  extra grant of $000 f<*om tho government on account of the outside pupils  attending the school.  All the IndleN of Greenwood's rod  light area havo till May Oth to get up  and git while the gottlng's good���������or  lake a short jail sentence.  .{Casio in to have .'��������� gulii diiy on J\luy  2Kb. In addition to the Ornservative  convent,ion thoro will be a, big afternoon erf sports and a dance at night.  Greenwood Methodist Church closed  and the pastor. Kev. .I.H.Hobbins, has  gone to Vancouver to enlist iih a  private in the First Canadian Pioneers.  Fernie v'voo I'i-c-hh: Lieut. Col. .lew.  Mackay and ('apt. Mallandaine will  lour (be diutrict during tho iwxi, two  week in-lhe inbu'out of rcci-iiftlng for  I be 225th.  Wednesday-Afternoon Closing  Starts May 3rd.  -m\   -m\    _ _    _  a h ��������� i g n  vs^u. s je ja e  r-������\*'���������;_->>'s������<;:J. ���������������������������������"���������.���������;','*������.- '.  Our brand-new stock of light-weight hats  has just been opened up, and we arc safe iri  saying Creston Valley people have never had a  better lot of Hats of this sort than are to Vie  seen at this store now.    We have them in  the Pea Nut  in all sizes  for Men, Ladies  and   Children, and  the prices are as attractive as lormeriy. H,  See them this week, while all the lines aie  complete and thus be sure of getting a; good-  fitter.  They are just the thing ipr the hot weather,  and at the price these are marked you can"  easily afford to discard last year's, worse-for-  wearlid. *  Frank  ib        m    vanam  t* m-*x  General Store  tnu&c%w%  Phone 81  s  Creston  The IsCSidiw*  Hotel of the  Fruit     Belt  I\/OU   will   make    no   mistake  Q ������ V\    HV-Xi V   "*'U CM      *'ll ll������*w        HCHAJ  if yon sign the register at  the Creston Hotel. Travelling  men will substantiate thiK \A e  study the comfort of our guests.  The rooiiib are well furnished i������  |   a manner ���������up-to-date.  Out   Guests  Call   cAgain  Headquarter!- lor Mining Men,  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  and Commercials.  P  /. B. Moran  Prop.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKE31, C.V.O.. IX.D.. D.C.L., President  JOHNT AIRD, General Manaser. II. V. F. JONES. Asu't General Manajicr  CAPITAL, $15,000,000     RESERVE FUND, $13,500.000  FARMERS' BUSINESS  The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every  facility for the transaction of their banking business, including  the discount and collection of sales notes. Blank sales notes  :rc supplied free of charge on application. sr>4  (\ Cr. BENNETT  Manager Creston Branch  t������i-i:--e-!t&������-:i"^  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables |  'H   Shipment of McLivnglin Slcighr, nnd Cutters on Hnr.d   g  |       * TEAM   SLEIGHS  x%  I      Harness, Single and Double and Suppies on Hand       J  V-  s  Several Sets of Sccond-Huud Harness  |  Sleighs and Cutters COAL FOR SALE  ik'j       m m ft >������ iu M Jtmtm. >ww������m>.  JJJ I 1   I      \miJ *       IV!   \j \rnmT   I     %i*f Cl    I*. 1      I J������        I !      \������/ hJP������!, JJ  jg w t,   *        -J���������    . .      *     *     'W       ^mr      *       W   ���������W-.     mm.  .       .   J*        . .       ^,    JW   ������ -  v  ^ hono 5(1 y.rdnr Avi-inrti Hox 14 2  ���������>*������-!1(^-&*'*������:-*3^-^>ft^H*>^*P-^t*3"������^*������������  m*y***mmmm Sffra HSYIBWa CBESTOHp B. 0/  **>*������������������ iiwi* rrinnj^ '  &  TheWret  f?  i#"N  Can quickly be ovwcome by  n^nn. * ������>iv ������> -Liiatjuru  LIVER PILLS  Purely v^jsuble  ������������������act surely and  neatly on the  liver. Cure  diiioujnes*  Headache,  DizzL  aess, aad Indigestion.    They   do  thoir duty.  Small Pill, Satan Dcse, Small Pries.  ���������Genuine raustbeu Signature  \m\\3'Sr������  ������  MCki*  ^S^^^S^^^ml^t^i^^^i^^^^^  Dangers  of  Cat   Kissing  It  must  be .a terrifying revelation,  to  those   ladies  who  kiss   their  cats,  -.hat  has  heen    made    by     Professor  I-'locc-i,    ihe Italian chemist,    llo has  i'ound by experiment that when tt cut  sicks its lips it spreads over them  ii  saliva in which    there are swarms of i  minute  bacilli   not  free   from   da nisei- |  to Imuran beings.    When  he  inoculai -j  ed   rabbits   and   guinea-pigs   with   this (  noxious substance    ihey    died within ;  twenty-four hours',    and he has conic '  .to the conclusion that it is dan-serous '.  ] for hi-dies    to indulge in iho ha hit  -if]  ' kissiiriv   Uu-'n* cats. I  (He Feels Like a     \  \        Youh&r Fellow I  ������   AAp '  IVv'HY      MANITOBA      MAN    PRAISjES ;  ��������� DODD'S    KIDNEY    PILLS  b'g u.-tii but yau can   matte  it flegligibie by u������ing  HAKNiiSS  OIL  Keeps   the   leather sot*,  aud  prevents    cracking.        Add*  years ta barne** lite.  Dealers Everywhere  Tha Imperial Oil Compaey  ISssitsd  sjtA,vcifEs ix all. crrtsa  ; After Experimenting With Other;  ! Medicines Max Hanjook Found in ;  '���������      Dodd's  Kidney   Pills the  Cure; That '  He Sought. i  i  r'it-asaiu   Home,   "Un. ��������� ������������������ i.Su.v'r.il >. ���������-i  Mr.   Max llairjoo'u, a  well known rest- \  d-'Ci   of  uiis  placw.  who,  after  uu  ex- j  tended   -period   of   iil-health   is   lVci.iu.i-.- >  ' i'.vo*'.?*.- and  iu-attv a sal n.   is syu-eadiuj*;  I broadcast the gcoii news that lie fouud :  i a  new  lease  or*  voutii  in  l)v.������dd'-=   Ivid-  1 uev   PHU ' '  i "{ tried all kinds cf other yills, -hut ;  ��������� t'aey didn't help me. very much," Mr. ;  I Hanjook says.* "Hut Dodu's Kidney ���������  ' Pliu" :ia\-j made me. feel like a differ-;  :, ea: man. I feel like a- yoiiny. fellow !  1 a-iain. I Avant everybody io know lhat  : l>oo.d's Kidney Fills ha*, e iloue for,  : ui:.' everylhirij; that has been claimed!  . tor them."  '      L>oud's  Kidney  Pills make  itieri and,  ��������� ^oitirn fee;  vou*.*.;-; asaiu  heeaie-.e-'i'iey '  , k3*. :������ad ftood 'ticalth all over the body.:  J Coda's ".Kidney   Pills   act   directly   on!  -'.'.*��������� '-.'.utieys. Tliey mack- the kidneys j  ; sirous and heaiiiiy aud thus put litem i  tu -joaditiou to strain all impurities. ���������  ' -.it;   the   seeds   of disease,   out  of  the ,  ..j'.vod.    The cleansed blood circulating; :  AA throat-di tiie body gives new j  ��������� strength   aud     energy      everywhere1. ���������  That's   wliy   Dodd's   kidney   Pills   are '  ��������� popular  all  over Canada, j  Are your hands chapped,  cracked, or sore? Have you  "coU* ci'ucks" \v*iii>-���������*��������� open und ������  bleed when the skin ia drawn  tight? Have yon n cold sore,  frost bite, or chilb tains, which  rat times makes it agony for you  to go about your dul jC* ? If so,  Zam-Buk will give you relief,  and will hcai the frost-dnmnged  ski a.  Miss U. Strojsa, of East Hansford. N.S., writes: "My hands  wero so badly cluiiMied 1 wns unable to put them in water. All  remedies failed io hesil until I  tried Zam-Buk. I'erseyeraneo  with this halm completely healed  tb������ sores."  Ztcu-Buk. heals cuts.buvnn.braiues,  C'Xtrcn eceema, piles. ctiappcU hands,  cotd sores, iron bites, aud all ski a.  <Jl������eneos ind Injuries. Rofusa substituted. A.t all druggists and stores,  flde box. *s  Flowing and Shelling j  A letter from France says:    '"Thero j  is  a   most  territio  tight going  on  on |  our right.    The  roar ins?  is  continuous I  and terrible.    We I.e.. our bauaUo-i���������- !  are not in it at ju'o?ent, but may have]  to  join   in   a!   any  moment.   We  have j  j done u  fair nino-m. of   ritrauiiR' silica'  j wc have been here and the Hermans'  | have suffered na ihey <jt������serve io. !  'Tha ile.-iU-ucliim is loo awful for'  ; words; all round village.-! and towns  '��������� urn laid JlaM. What has become of-  ��������� the wrolched inhabiiautH. <lod l-tnow.s!  I A few slick to the place, although  | shells full round all ibe ihue. They  j live in tin* c-'Iara. 1 suppose. Some  : few v,.������ on plowing with sliella fly-  j inn  ov,-r their ileldri;   they  take their  Lchanee."  O t  Marion   Hr'.dse. CM..  "May  Si"),  '02.  1   have   handled   IMIMAIUVS   LIX.I-  ' .\n-**NT during the puar year.    It is al-;  j ways   the   lirst   i.inttiieut   a .sited   for j  i here, and uncniostionaoly the best seli-  ' r������r  of air the  different,   lauds  of I.ini-  ' ment  1   handle.  NMIL   l-'EKCIUSON.  Pou't complain about pains la your b.-ic>  wliea llic roiuittly lies right to luu'l. CUu J'HU  stop tv-.ek.-iched, nnd they ������.lo it iu an easy  ii:it-ir.".l way by going right to the root of th*  trouble  HVES QUICK RELIEF  ���������"���������   J - -   -   - *   -  Reason Enough  Sleigh -I see he writes typewritten letters to his lady'-"*  Spy���������-Sure, she's taken up studying  character   by   handwriting.  Recruitug Official���������One jrrr.n'father  living.? Is he on your father's or  mother's side?  Recruit���������Oh. 'e varies, sir; 'e sticks  up for both on 'em���������a sort o' nootral.  The   Oil   fcr  ths   Farmsr.���������A   bottle  of  Dr.   Thomas'  Kcloctric   Oil   iu   the  farm house will save many a journey  for tbe doctor.   It is n-)t only good for  ��������� the   children   when   taken   with   colds  | and   croup,   and  for  tiie   mature   who  i suffer   from   pains   and     aches,     but  ! there are directions for its use on sick  j cattle.     There   should   always   ba   a  I bottle  of it  in-'-the   hon.se.  j     Carl Maria von Weber, the celebrat-  j ed   composer,   wrote   a    piano     piece  ' which a friend pronounced unphiyable,  ias one chord had a note in the centre  ��������� which  could not  be  reached   by either hand.    "Aeh, see nie tlo it!" answered   the composer,  and   he  struck  the  note with his nose.  KSDNSYS  Ciii Pills net ou the fcichieya an;! th������  "bladder. They sootii.t aud heal the inilauiuti  c'.'-ir.us, -which, nv: causing; the stiflcrine.  Neglect yoiii- kidneys aud swollen ltuui's anil  feet, -wrists ami ankles, nre likely to lollnv/.  A ������io*e ol" Gin Pills iu time saves a. world ol  pain.  You -will realize tli^ir value wli������i yon read  -what Mrs. ]. I'. T. Wedge, of --iumiuefsid*  P.I5.I. v.-:ites :  "C.'.xi Pills are the greatest of sll Kid-  liey remedies and a medicine -whKrh is at  present doing- jno ;i %v-orltl of jjood. They  nre worth their weight in gold-to any  snft'eier."  Oct OIN PIU.S to-day at your denler'a.  50o. u hos, or (> boxes for 52.50."   Trial treat*  meat FRKiS it you write  IS  Minard's   Liniment   for   sale   everywhere.  ^  1  Wanted in every town aad vlhas*.  to take orders for the best M:iT?--.o-  Measure Clothing in Canada.. Good  commissions.    MagLiQcent Satnpl-ia.  STERLING   TAILORING   CO..  "535 College Street - i oronta  wiminAsn Is no more necessary  I Y&^HIliiB than S m a Up o s..   Jtsay  9 IB *>9V11W the almost miraculous efficacy, aaiUsrml^s-'ness.of Ant:t>T>hoii VuctMlisa.  Be va.-.-ta.v.sd NOW by yoar phyi'ciaa, ysu asd  your faa'.iiv.    It is more vital than ho<i3- loitu-ia~.j.  As'-: yo-.:'- physlciw, drueelst, Or scad for "Hxf9  sranhii Typhoid?*' te'.lioz of Tyshoil Vaccln������,  results i'roii uie, and danger from Tys>**oiu Ciiclej*.  - rut r-jTrriR laboratory, bebkelcv, cal  J>X3i9'JCIN6 VACCINES A ������l������UMS UHDC* U. ������. 99*. UC-!������U  M    *****l-H��������� ������������������������������������ ���������     ���������     I ������^���������^J^IlUJUM   ��������� ������������������-   ���������������M '    I   ���������'   _���������_      ��������� ���������    m^^m^^^^m^m  '������L*     Granulated Eyelids  L.ycs intiamed by es^-.osiiro  to Cold Winds and P-cic  V/ST ^^sffiTiVlrC "-luickly relieved by Murino  Y05JR BLYt^Eye Iiemedy. Ho Smarting, jast Eye Comfort. At Your Druga-uta'  60c per Bottle. Murine KyeSalve inTube3^*><*^  For Hook of the Eye Free writa  Murine Ey������ Remedy Company. Chica-to  High   i-inance  ���������'Auotiiei* new hat. "Yon should really save your money with the price of  everything going u>>."  ��������� But why? The longer I have it,  -he less 1 can bu.* with it."  j "Willie, you haven't said whether  | you thanked Mr. Carr for taking you  \ out for a ride."  .  "Yes, mother,--1 -thanked hiin, but I  didn't tell you., because he said. 'Don't  ; mention it.' "  Customer--���������Rut why have rabbits  gone up so in price'? They're "wild  ones, aren't thoy? So you can't say  it's the cost pc keeping them!  Shopkeeper���������No. mum,-' but the  truth. Is, since ths best shots have  sone to tho war. it takes so many  cartridges  to  kill   'em.  National Drug & Chemical Cow  oi   .Canada,   Limited,   Toronto  Sir E. Grey's Advice  Sir Edward Grey, in the British  house of commons, has been deprecating the publication in English journals of articles and cartoons calculated to be offensive to rulers or peopla  of neutral nations. Sir I'Mward's position is a' soui\d one. but his taking it  may have, little effect. How is a small  minded person to show that-he is a  patriotic if he cannot insult a fox4  eigner?���������Montreal  Gazette.  WHEN BABY IS ILL  "When baby is ill no other medicine  will s-:> quickly relieve him as will  Baby's   Own  Tablets.     They  go  right  ! ta Uie root of most childhood ailments  ; ���������:hos������ deraiiKeaieiits of the stomach  ���������ind bowels which cfins������ fUj'f.ii'Ult tceth-  ', in?;, coicls, constipation, vomiting <nrul  simple fevers. They cleanse lhe bowels and sweeten the stomach and drive  ��������� out  all  cause  of  illness.     Concerning  i them   -Mrs.   Wm.   Kvers.     GilUs,   KM.,  : .says: "We always keep a box of  Baby'*  Own Tablets iu    the house as  : wc have found them an excellent, medicine  for     Iii tie   ones."     The    Tablets  ,are sold by medicine dealers or by  mail at -������ cents a box from The  Dr.  : Williams'    Medicine    Co.,    Hrookville,  ' Ont.  r  Something  in That   -  .John   -Just  one more  kiss,  darling,  before we say good-bye.  Mabel���������Oh, John, you've had enough  ~wait till tomorrow night.  John���������Delays    are     dangerous:   to-i  morrow   night   I   may   be   dead,   or���������;  you may have ben eating onions.  "He   is  some   painter,  believ*:-   me."  ���������'To what school does he belong*?"  "To the utilitarian."  "Oh, signs and fences."  "~   MORE THAN EVER  Increased   Capacity   For   Work  Many former tea and coffee drin'.-;-  ri--j who have mental work to jierform  ���������tay after day. have found a be*.ter  capacity ami greater onduraiue by k-s-  iiiu Postum.    A woman wrin-s;  "I had drank coffee for about iv.eniy  years. and finally hud what llie uo'-ror  .'a'.hrd \:o!Yce heart." ! wiixi :i������r".---'������  ami e\i n-mely despomleiii : had iiiti--  tneiiral or physical strensih left; hud  kidney trouble and constipation."  iTi-a is just as injurious b-c-in.s-' it.  contains <.���������.���������!i*f<-inc. tlir same di'in; io;::i-.i  In 1 .-fl'<���������<���������!.  "Til'- 11 iv. i noticeable b'Micflt w'.i'.ch  :u".<>;,< il t.ic clitinge from coiYe" to  IViv-tuiii was the imiu'on-d action of  r������u     Ivi-.lii.-.. s   and      bowels.      In      two  -. i'.   my   hciiri   action   wus   ntvuly  luiprovcil  and   my   iierv������is  utt'adhM-.  'Tlien I iH'caiii*' less ilosp; ���������-i������l 'in ,  w:: I the di'sire io he aeiive a<;-.iiu  n'mv,-eii j,roof of ri-ueweil pliyslc.il aiiil  ��������� i.i ��������� 111 ft ���������   Hireii';th.  "I formerly did mental work ami  had to jrl\<- ii|i o:i aeeounl of coi'lc-*.  hcii -,iii'-e u;-:lnu I'o^tnni I nm i|.,i:���������������;  : i r ' iiieni:il liibor with h'ss r*<t i.'!.������������������."  '���������'���������iiii ��������� viven I," I ":i iiiiiil.'i ii posi :iwi I'u..  V.   ii'liiii",   ������>KI  Pii   i Ul;l   I OllH-r.   ih    I WO   ful'li:..  Po-;tum Cereal���������tin- orh;uiiil  fnrm  iii'iri   ',,-   .-.,'!!  hc.ile:!,  !'.:��������� :ind  -.".������������������   :>.:���������'���������  *x:.l-:  Instant   Por.tutn    a    uobib!'-   ;,<���������������������������  ��������� d in <oi . e..    i; n iil. 1;.     in    a    i' 11 <    i.;     ' i c  ���������/ ii i'i-t     aiei,     \; o a    ci en in    ;i ih!     .,,,.��������� i -���������  lu.ii.'        .1    (li'liei-ill       ||i'VC|-;i;.,.-    i i\:.'..X ll -. I y  3"i    aiul   .'.oi-   i ni,i  1 ���������'.' i ii i'"l -i r,.     nil ii ���������, |' ,|,.  it n I   ' ���������,  \   a In ml   ihe   i;:i in !���������   |vr   , ��������� .,-i  'I     '���������!-..'      ,i    l: i-.e nii"   oo-   I'u ,'   .ie  ..eh!     '.V    '..    l   ���������   ������������������   :  Rurglar���������The only thing I'm kicking  about'is bein' identified by a man that  , kep' his head under the bedclothes the  , w'no'.e time.   That's wrong.  W. N   U. luy*  If AH Played Out,  Try This Prescriptiofi  ^Vhen  that,  overpowering weariness  and a never-rested feeling comes over  j\ou.   it  shows   some   serious  disorder  i ismudermlning your hr-ulth.    The cure.  lis" simple.    Build    up the system and  ! nourish   the   body   hack  to   health   by  ' pure wholesome blood.  j     The  one  sure  means  of  doing,  this  lis   with     Dr.   Hamilton's   Pills.     They  are a marvellous aid to app:.'tiie- con-  v,..i-t. all    you   eat into  nutriment and  ���������'. i.ssiie-biiihliiij-* material.   Tims a weak  \ body is supplied with new nerve llbre.  'hardy muscle and firm flesh,    l.astintv  g-'Od health  is sun* to follow.    If you  ��������� i-'-aiiv   v. ant to net   well and stay well,  use  Dr.  Hamilton's   Pills, Jiic per  box  ( at '.'!! dealers.  The man who waits for opportunity  . to   '-.nock   finds   the   waiting  Rood.  A   PHI    for    Brain     WorUero.���������Tlio  man   who   works*,   with   his   bruins   Is  more liable to dcnui^eiiietil of the  i diftestivo system than the man who  ', vorVs with his hands, because I lie one  ������������������ rails tip im hla nervous energy while  : Urn  other  applies   only   hiij. nuisciihir  citreu-Jit h. Rraln ,'������������������>������������������ beActs irrosiulsii'l-  i'i''s of tho stomach nnd liver, and tho  '������������������est   remedy  that  can  be used  is  Par-  M'.ole.-'-; VeKOln.blo Pills. Tliey are  ; '.pfciiilly conipounded for hiicIi canes  j .mil all those who use. them cnu certl-  I :'y in their superior power.  i A .voting reporter who took Iii:; llrst  (���������'-..m-W lo i lie ban I. and was aslied by  iii" riij-liior to endorse It on the baelc,  .-. rn'i-:  "I le'iu-tll-,  eiwlni";e ibis checlv."  Im  tin' li'.iln of Ah Natider tin- tirral  , .I ihii.i    liis      A sin lie    coihiiickIs    were  , i ne    I'l.-ei'viiiil      persons      who   innde  '''.!>���������:���������.;   Ol'   vvllill    til    >    S.lW,   when   llll!    ton  ! hie    killing   oil   lb'   iiiliabllanli--,   and  ���������    ������������������.      ' " : M I "ii    .l.i.MHOi.nl f.       it.    |,,|,|  j-     '..'ory  of  "a   |eei|   iiowln;:-  in   India  ���������>���������'���������  '���������   '    M'-nili.ei..;   Inuu v    u'llliinU    bees"  it. ������    .M-.ai'   i-ane   <\idently    vviim   well  'l liiin.vii   iii   thai   i ii % it   of   llu-   world   in  ������2P  An Interesting Explanation of How This Dreaded  Condition is Brought About.  ���������Yon take out the garden hose in the spring, turn on the water, and if the rubber haa  got hard and brittle the tubing bursts and water spurts out in all directions.  The arteries of the human body may be likened to small rubber pipes, whieh go  everywhere through the body and carry blood to the hands and i'eet, as well as to the  nerves, muscles and vital, organs.    They carry all the blood in the human system, and  it" this blood is hurdoned with the poisons left over "when  the liver und kidneys are not properly performing their  filtering work, these poisons form a deposit on the inside  walls of the arteries.  The deposit  thus formed gradually thickens  and  hardens the walls of the arteries.   The tiny-blood vessels  of the liver are aft-ected, and thence comes that fatal  disease���������cirrhosis of the liver.   The cells of the kidneys  become   starved   for  want   of  blood,   aud  Bright's disease gets its star_t.  In health the arteries have the elasticity  of rubber, and expand, contract or elongate, as required hy the demands of the  blood pressure. Hardened, the arteries  are like so much brittle rubber tubing.  The blood pressure comes on, the tubing  hursts, and the resulting blood elot on tho  brain causes apoplexy.  Jt will he plainly seen that lhe  cause of trouble is in the inelVieient  condition oMIto liver and Icidneys.  When 1hcse liltering organs are  kept healthy and active, and the  howels regular in the removal ol!  waste uuvtier, tbere is uo elnniee  for Hindi dreadful conditions as  hardening ol' the arteries bring  about.  As in all forms of serious disease, prevention is lhe only wise course to follow. You can positively depend on \)v. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills to awaken the action of liver  and kidneys, and also ensure lhe regularity of  movement ol! lhe bowels. Tt is only by the activity of these organs thut the blood can be kept  pure and i'ron from uric acid and other sub-  Hl'iiices which Conn deposits in the arteries'and  ut other points in the human system, causing  pain, suflVring and serious disease.  AVheii you think of the scores of common  HI-.', ������i'������-li .ts colds, Jiuii';i;slioii, hil'^-iisi-css, h'-ad-  aehes, backache.--, etc.. whieh arise from a torpid  eondiiion oi" these organs, you will better under-  aland the ivasou why \)\\ Cl.a:*.eV. Kidney-Liver  I "ills are the favorite fmnily medicine in many  thousands of homes, liy keeping the liver, kidneys and. bowels aclive they cure the common  ills of life, .ind prevent serious disease.    One pill  { <-, ��������� ���������' \ i'e>-".; ;i ho?:, ���������>!! do'.'I'.M-'' <>e Kilnimi-  som. i:.������������������-.-s ������ (',,., Ltd., Toronto.  HP-8*'"  Or. i'hnsi-'.-*  Itei'lpo Hook,   I.OOO ni*lc< t.-d io ij<  ���������.ent ji oi-, ir* you. mention this puper.  , HMUMliriMlWit ��������� ii U������H ^ J^iW,  immtlgtmmmmmmm  SllBSttfiBBa&  t*m**m*mm*mmm  wem.  W-jWII IIIHHHMI *n*2^:  XHB B������VX&\y������ CliESTQN, B. C  i'*'  f*   ft? 4*% IBS  rtr������4^  AHUCItAN r ArM5 NU.1 MKA1P 10.  SOME     ASTOUNDING    FIGURES    ARE    PRESENTED  *'al  Canadian O-  To Be Replaiined  Comprehensive Plans  For the  Beauti-  fication of Ottawa and Hull  Comprehensive plans for the beauti-  fication,   development and   replanning  of the Canadian capital have been pre-  j sented to    parliament.    The    finance  Chicago Herald Gives Some Particulars About the Remarkable j minister laid on the table of the house  ������. m.? if*t>7 a *t/^8   YfcWYfm   "B^E^ ������ ?*rSiC^*S S SI-f5   *E*������%\  Development of This Country Within Recent Years, and  Tells How Canada is Coming Into Her Own  o-  In connection with the opening of  the Chicago Herald's industrial exhibition, in the Ashland building, corner  North Clark and Randal! streets, a recent edition of this paper had the following io say about tiie prosperity in  Canada:  "When Canada closed-her books for  1915 she found her farmers prosperous beyond expectations, her industrial plants running- .qver.ti.me> lier natural resources pouring out wealth;  from hitherto undeveloped sources,  and her railroads showing: the greatest net earnings in their history. ..,, .. |  '���������Prom two items alone Canada added ?900,000,000 in new -wealth during  the year, and over 70 per cent, of it  was accumulated during the last six  months. Her crops returned over  $400,000,000 and her industries over  5500,000,000. Her exports to the United States in one year increased ?100,-  625,368, and her imports decreased  $74,504,604.  "These astounding figures in themselves demonstrate to what an extent  Canada is coming into her own. Canada has built on firm foundations.  Her bank deposits during ISI5 increased  over $86,000,000.  "Important as lier industrial growth  has proved to be, the Dominion did  not neglect her rich farm territories,  knowing that upon their development  depends her growth. No country wrote  a brighter page of history in agriculture in 1915 than Canada, but an extraordinary combination of circumstances, 'the like of which the American continent may never see again, is  partly responsible lor her success.  She was called upon to supply foodstuffs for Great Britain, her allies, and  for her soldiers at the front, and the  necessity brought corresponding ef-  ' fort. Slie has a new and fertile soil,  and the weather conditions of the  year were ideal. Her government's  policy ol encouraging the raising of  choice grain    was  never more  effec-  4-i-trt*  .. "This combination gave the Dominion farmer a consummation of his  dreams, "Two in one yield." Nearly a  billion bushels" of grain were produced, and, of this, 336,25S,000 were in  wheat. Alberta, Saskatchewan, and  Manitoba grew 304,200,000 bushels, the  remaining 32,$58,000 bushels coming  from British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and the maritime provinces. The  farms of Alberta averaged 36.16 bushels per acre, those of Saskatchewan  28.75 and those of Manitoba 28.50.  "This great harvest brought money  to the prairie provinces, and brought  it with a rush? Up to November 21  the Canadian West received 2132,000,-  000 for its consignment of wheat.  "Canada's present prosperity, however, does not depend only on its land.  She is working overtime in her factories and mines. At the time of the  outbreak of tbe war a small arsenal at  Quebec, employing 300 men, was the  only plant engaged in the making of  war munitions in all the Dominion of  Canada. Today, according to D. A.  Thomas, envoy of the British minister  of munitions, 100 villages, towns and  cities throughout the Dominion  engaged in the making of war  plies."  Care With Well Water  IAN AVIANS FUI rKUSSIAKb 1  shut IN'DARING T������in������niMin  CANUCKS  WIN   REPUTATION   AS  GOOD FIGHTERS  Poiiution Comes From  Many Sources  and Precautions Should be  Taken  Melting snow, carryiug with it in  solution much of the refuse and decaying matter accumulated during the  winter, constitutes a serious danger  to the water supply from wells. Many  wells are so constructed as to allow  surface water to find its way around  tin tops, "while in others, particularly  dug wells, it seeps in through the  brick lining near tbe top. Where there  is any danger of this pollution it is a  measure of safety to boil the water before it is used for human consumption.  For lining dug wells reinforced concrete has been successfully used. Concrete may be made practically imper-  the report of the federal town planning commission, which was appointed -in June of 1913, under the chairmanship of Sir Herbert Holt, to draw  up a plan for tbe beau-lifieaiion of Ottawa and Hull, tbe location and architectural character of the public buildings, park systems, traffic and transportation arrangements, etc.  The commissioners, after two years  of very careful and expert investigation, have made elaborate recommendations for a federal district ana  a federal capital rivalling in beauty,  convenience and impressiveness wh������t  has been done at Washington or  any other capital cities of the world  The plans along which development  should proceed are given, but there  is^no estimate of cost. In this respect,  however, the commissioners declare  that the expenditure could run over  a series of years, and the return in  i beautv and in the industrial economies of city organization would be  commensurate with the total cost.  The members of the commission  consisted of Sir Herbert S. Holt, Sir  Alexander Lacoste, Frank Darling of  Bombing. Party Crept Up to German Trenches, Cutting the Barb  Wire Entanglements* and in a Hand to Hand Engagement  ���������  Carried Everything Before Them   o  More Fallacies Exposed  vious to water, so that a concrete-lin- ��������� m���������,.���������v,i~    ���������,i   o   u���������m,   cw,-*-i      *~rr>  ed dug well can be polluted only from   ?���������������nl������ Sn?h *' 5���������,    ?^.. * i"  tittt hntinm ronto, and the mayors of Ottawa and  the bottom.  The water supply on the farm is r.l-  ways   an   important   matter,   and  loo  much care cannot be taken in its location .and  protection.   , The   farm  well  should  be  placed  where  the  surface  drainage from all possible sources of  contamination is away from the well.  If possible, it. is advisable to provide  impervious   floors     with     watertight  drains   for  farm  buildings   and  stock  pens.   Under the same conditions concrete manure pits might well be provided not only to prevent the liquid  manure from  polluting the  neighboring soil but to save the manure. No  garbage,   manure   or   rubbish should  be   dumped   into   sinks   or  basins   in  the immediate neighborhood, and such  basins should be fenced off and kept  free-from pollutiug matter. The house  should  be  provided  with     some  safe  method of sewage disposal, while slops  and garbage from the kitchen should  be   deposited   in  tightly  covered  garbage cans and disposed of by burying  in  the  fields,  burning,  etc.     The  use  of privy vaults and leaching or overflowing cesspools should also be absolutely  avoided, as they are  likely  to  be sources of the worst contamination.  Need of Rotation  Very  ai'5  su p-  The Price For Poppy Heads  Tn view of the steps being taken in  thia country to restrict, the sale of  laudanum, it may be noted tliat, according to the board of agriculture,  the while variety of the opium poppy  is still grown in several pans of England, notably Lincolnshire. The crop  is always a precarious one, but thero  ia a steady market for the poppy  heads. Belgium used to supply a proportion of lhe heads used In (his country, but not sufficient for the loss of  her crop to cause serious shortage thio  year.    The price pnid for poppy heads  Few Farmers Appear to Follow a  Systematic Rotation  At dairymen's conventions, live  stock breeders' meetings, seed growers' conferences, and everywhere else  where farmers congregate to discass  their problems we have been hearing  speakers emphasize the advantages  of adopting some good system of crop  rotation, but the speech-making, on  this subject as Avell as on many  others seems to have been in vain if  the flrst hand information obtaineu  by the commission of conservation,  and recently published in their report, is any criterion. ���������Among the  100 farmers visited on P.E.I, only  one is reported as following a really  systematic rotation. Ih Nova Scotia  there were nine, in New Brunswick  19, while in Quebec, there were 200  farms visited and out of this number there were none following a short  rotation, but the majority of them  left the land in hay and pasture for  from six to eight years, after which  would  break it  up  and  rested  to    grass and clover.    In On-  among the iiOO farmers visited,  were only eight following a  which could be called sys-  In  tiie  Prairie  Provinces a  Hull. The chief consultant on city  planning, was.Mr. E. H. Bennett, and  the consulting engineer, Mr. E. L.  Cousins. Under them there has been  an expert working staff, preparing the  detailed plans of improvement and a  comprehensive survey of Ottawa and  its environments.  The commission strongly recommends that nothing of the elaborate  nature suggested should be attempted  without first establishing a federal  district and securing for the federal  authorities adequate control of local  government, as has been done at  Washington. The proposed federal  district should extend from Chats  Falls, at the head of Lake Deschenes,  some thirty miles east of Ottawa, to  about four miles east of the present  city limits, and about ten miles north  and south from - Parliament Hill.  Another main proposal is'the establishment of a national park or  forest reserve in the Laurentian Hills  and on the slopes on the north side  of the Ottawa River. Ait area of  from 75,000 to 100,000 acres, the report says, can be secured at comparatively small cost, .which could be  ��������� preserved for all time to the people  of Canada, and, which would afford  an excellent fish and game preserve  within a very few miies of the capital  for all vears to come.  Money-Making Devices  Many New and Clever Devices in  as a   Result  of the  War  they ���������  again  uirio,  there  rotation  tenia tic.  h: 1:  nnd  to  to  U>8  10a  per 1,000 for  for medium.  largo size,  Live Stock Values  The census and statistics office, Ottawa, places Iho average value of  horsofi in Ontario, id $12M; milch cows,  Sftl; other cattle, $<I4; sheep, $8, and  8\vino,   If*.  Approximately the total value of  farm animals in Canada at the end of  "December may ho estimated na $7n0.-  flCw.OOO, eoinpnrod with $725,5:10.000  in lfil-1, tlio values I'or each description being ������h follows: Horses ft'lTO,-  Jiia.O'MI*, milch cows, ,1!104,1524,000;  oilier cut tlo, $1 Iil,4 77.000; sheep.  ^HI.L'iiri.OltO, and  swine, .^S.MtJll.OOO.  ".rones, the new millionaire, is a  mighty unassuming chap. Isn't  he?"  ������������������Oh, f don't know, lie never ini-  prcHHOtl mo iliwi way pariicularly."  "Well, he hart inc. Why, several of  nn were, out with lilm the other night  nml   it   waa  iiuSto  a   parly,   and,   you  rotation   Including    grass    and  hoed  crops is almost unknown.  It Is difficult to obtain accurate figures regarding the annual loss from  smut, but that it is vory groat is  acknowledged, yet ont of f>00 farmers  visited in Quebec and the Maritime  Provliiops only three treated thoir  seed grain for wimU. This is very  regrettable since tho treatment is inexpensive, simple and effective, in  iho Prairie Provinces nearly every  farmer treats l'or smut.  Every year there is u com phi int. regarding tho difficulty in securing u  ent.eli of clover and grass. This Is  due, it, is claimed, to tho small  nmount, of seed sown per acre. On  Prlm-e Edward Island the amount of  clover seed sown per aero is only two  pounds; in Quebec, it ia three  pounds; while In oilier provinces If  is more, hut even where the average  amount sown is largest, It in found  to ho only about half of what it  should ho to secure results. Common  red clover, when sown alone should  bo seeded at. the rnto of Id to 12  poundH   per  acre,    and   nlsiko  nt   ihe  i.iiij   ui'   e'^lu    pounds.  Not since the great cycle boom a  quarter of a century ago have British  inventors made more money on patented devices than during the present  war.  One  of  the  fortunate  inventors  of  the modern hand grenade, used so effectively in the allied trenches, is reported to have netted upward of seven  hundred thousand dollars in royalties.  The inventor of the Gardwell machine  gun iB reputed to be richer by three  thousand dollars, in addition lo a royalty of fifteen dollars per gun manufactured.    The ingenious designer of  the "Bors" periscope trench rifle, with  which  the  Australians  arc  equipped,  has received a large sum for his patent  rights.   A life-saving appliance in gas  attacks     brought   its   owners., order-*  valued at two' hundred thousand dollars.     Numerous   patents   have   been  takon out for adapting and simplifying  existing machinery for the  manufacture of munitions and other articles.  The  majority  of  the  successful   war  inventions   wero   put   to   commercial  use   beforo   submitting them   to   the  government.    For instance, a special  box  for carrying hand  grenades  can  bo used l'or other purposes when Ihe  war is over, and tho inventor already  has laid tho  foundations for a most  lucrative business,    some of the most  striking inventions aro a non-inflammable substitute for celluloid, a substitute l'or glass, a process for treating  municipal refuse, removing the solder,  tin and chemicals from scrap, tinned  and galvanized articles, and for utilizing the haRc metal.   This now British  induHhy,   fornuniy     monopolized   by  Germany,  will, it is claimed,  employ  thousands  or  partially  disabled   wold-  i'M-n nftcr the war.  Time nnd labor Having devices are  in great demand. The war lins slink en  tho British mannafcturor out of tlio  conservative rut in which he. has  lived lie imw unnreeliileH the nrlviin-  tiige of automatic, labor-saving machinery tn compel Ing with foreign goods,  and Is discarding his obsolete plain.  In ihe homes of the people (he same  Pertinent  Answers to the  Arguments  Used   by  the   Liquor   Interests  6. They quote statements favorable  to the use of alcohol, said to have  been made by eminent physiologists at  a convention in Cambridge; among  those present was the celebrated Dr.  M\ Michael Foster. They didn't tell us  '1r1 that that was long years ago, for Dr.  Foster was a distinguished man, advanced in years when I was a student.  I doubt if they can point to one single  book on medical practice published in  the last ten years that does not definitely teach that alcoholic liquors  i iiici'easy the liability io disease, especially consumption. Even the hand  book prepared by military doctors in  1911 for tbe guidance of the Royal  Army Medical Corp teaches that, and  also that it lessens tbe efficiency of  the men and increases the tendency  to disease, and advises that it be not  permitted on the march.  7. They say .that the drunkard is  the prohibitionists' only asset. Oh, no,  not by any means; Ave have many serious charges against the liquor traffic of which I shall mention only one.  The taxes actually collected in the  nine wettest states' in 1914 were 60%  higher than in the eight prohibition  states. Why should I be taxed to  care for the paupers, orphans and  criminals that they make? The license fees do not pay a quarter of the  expenses they cause.  8. They say that domestic unhappi-  ness frequently causes drunkenness,  instead of drunkenness causing domes-  tie unhappihess. Isn't that gall? If  that be true how- is it that in Canada  the provinces that have most local  prohibition have the least crime and  the provinces that have least iocai  prohibition have nearly forty times  as much crime as Prince Edward Island, which is entirely under prohibition ? ]  9. They are getting very anxious  about the "condition of the church, and  fear that, it is going to the bad, but it  is worthy of note that the cause of.  their anxiety is the growing tendency  of the church to advocate prohibition.  10. They sayahat one ot: the greatest evils confronting us today is the  spread of the monstrous theory that  law can take the place of moral education. That is too bad, but where is  such a nonsensical theory taught?  certainly not in Canada or in any  English speaking country. A great  many laws are prohibitive, but they  seem to object to only the one that  would prevent them selling booze.  11.. They say lhat without booze  on which to 'practice self-control, men  The Canadians have won a reputation as good fighters in hand-to-hand  encounters.    Their ability jn this re-  JJ"Ul/        .. xxij       XxtX-Ctj       \lCJJLUUOLJJJtCU       ttlLIZXx  an expedition of 25 started out on a.  trench raid and returned with 23, having accounted for about double their  number and destroyed two machine  guns and a considerable portion of  trench.  Thero   had     been   a   certain   liveliness  in  the   German   trenches   and  4  bombing attack was planned.    When  darkness     fell     the     bomb-throwers  crept forward, making slow progress.  A false move, a cough or a sound ot  any kind    meant instant death.    The  Prussian     guards     in     the     German  ireaches     were   apparently   in   merry  mood,     and   snatches  of  a  came occasionally from the  At     last   a   barbed-wire  ment was reached.    They were stouter than had been anticipated. It took  a long time, but the barrier was cut.  There   was   a   delay.     Another   party  i further   along  the   line   was   not   yet  | ready for the final rush. Patiently they  waited:  they even joined in whispers.  At  length  the  signal  came   that  the  other  party   was   ready    to  advance.  The   Canadians  bounded forward.    A  Prussian  sentrj-  started up  to sound  the  alarm,  but he  was shot dead by  the officer.  The   Prussians   were  now  Flares   burst    out  all  along  and   revealed  a  trench   full  sian Guards.    The    Canadians rushed  in, throwing their bombs and bayonet-  love-song  trench.  entangle-  aroused.  the line  of Prus-  Use  would "lose all'sense of responsibility  and gradually sink down until they  become prohibitionists." I suppose  like Lloyd George and Kitchener and  Sir David Beatty and Sir Frederick  Treves and thousands of other great  and good men They seem to despise such men as these as the dirt  under their feet. It. is hard accounting for tastes.���������II. Arnott. M..H., M.C.  P.S.  Not  What   He   Expected  As the brisk philanthropist thrust  her fare into the taxi driver's hand  she saw that he was wet and apparently cold after the half hour of pouring rain.  "Do you ever take anything when  you get soaked    through?" she asked.  "Yes, ma'am," said tbe driver, with  humility,   '-i generally do."  "Wait here just a minute," commanded the philanthropist; and the  run up her steps, Inserted her key  in ��������� the lock and opened the door and  vanished, to reappear in a moment.  When she had come down to the tuxi-  man she gave liim a small envelope.  "There arc pome two-grain aspirin  tablets," said she; "you take two of  them now and two more In tin hour."  ing freely. Their leader was already  wounded. The Guardsmen had been  taken by surprise and rushed in confusion from their dug-outs. One of  them held up his hands and shouted  in English that he wished to sun-en- .  der, but a rifle pointing from behind  through his upraised arms revc-sled  the ruse. A revolver bullet settled  the first man's account and* tho  second went down with a bayonet  in his chest.  Farther up the line a machine gun  was just beginning to get dangerous when a well directed bomb sent  it. into space. Hand-to-hand, the  Canadians exacted a heavy toll. They  carried everything bsfore them, and  at the end could go no farther, as a  heap of dead bodies and demolished  trench barred 'the way.  The return journey to the British  trenches had to be made across a  bullet-swept area. One man was  dragging back the body of.a comrade, while another was supporting  a wounded companion. The Canadians halted for an instant while a  bomb was thrown. It was "the luckiest shot of the whole night. It fell  right on the machine gun which was  most dangerous, silencing it.  Germany and the States  An  open  quarrel  between, Germany  and the United States would'not be aii  unmixed blessing for ub.    We should  lose tbe tireless and immune services  of tho American diplomats, Mr. Gerard  In Berlin, Mr. Brand Whitlock in Brussels, Mr. Pen field in Vienna, and Mr.  iMorgenthau in Constantinople. These  gentlemen have put  this country under  a  deep  obligation  that   will  not  soon be forgotten.   On the other hand  the blockade difficulty would be solved, and the moral effect of America's  action on neutral  opinion  and policy  would   be   tremendous.  Germany,  indeed, has so much to lose by antagonizing tho great republic that we  believe  that,  if the    administration  is.  firm,   she   will   eat   lier  leek  at   the  eleventh hour���������but she will not forget  and  she will  never  forgive!���������Londou  Chronicle.  Breeds of Horses In Saskatchewan  From the first of August, .1912, to  December 111 last, :.,!>o:: stallions were  enrolled under the Saskatchewan  horsn breeders act. Of these, 2.810  were pure bred, t-lydcs numbered  1,719. Percheron fill, Standard Bred  175 and Belgian draft- 117. Shires  came next with 00 nnd Hackney following with {il. Of those not purebred 5:'2 were classed as scrubs.  know.  ,Jones  u o  had  one   would  a  cent."  ever     suspect  "Say,  "I  wish  J.i j, ,,'t.T  tug iu  The Usual Talk  old  limn," ipiolcil   the  you'd  irnln  my son  J JJ      ,fc ,1 11 I        UjJ \l   i   . j   i.i   J .  fa nn ing.  farmer,  in   he   a  ���������TH   do   li,"  "provided .you'll  form.    There')? noiliing In the law."  lull!'  tftd  my  V.w  Mil)  ];iwy>':*.  on join*  Too Moderate  iiUHband n heavy  Is your  'Dear ine, no.    Yon'vo no  long   il   laiics   uu.'     lu     save,   c  coupons from IiIk cigars lo buy  glass pickU) iIihIi." /  HllOMT .'  idea, how  Miiir.'n  a cut  The  "Till;     tfi'i l.u*>  party tonight."  "Huv. do you  "jVu.     Men, lireen  row  our  ������liver warn  Surest   Sinn  HJ4-      ^llillj^  III    It,  11 I.1J >V .        i Jl'l   ll    I  wiih  nvi-r  lo  bor-  ,\-X,t���������     ���������t.  '��������� ���������",'"���������������������������    ��������������������������� .-���������   I- .......j . ...  Ing devices in the house and methods  of economy hitherto unknown arc  making considerable headway In pub  lie favor. In the office I hero is an  insist ent. demand for Inbor-Mavlng  met hods. A ion line a waits the individual who will Invent n machine that  will automatIcally typo Witters imm  dictation.- Toronto Globe.  No   Size to  it  "lie Is  a big man   -in hi������ own opln-  ion."  'Don't  ;cc how tll 111  rould  1)0."  "Novel  tiioiu;lil  hi> hit:)  the ciipnciiy  io carry  au opinion of au.\  dimension."  He Won  li  A schoolmaster once said to his  pupils, "To tho boy who makes th*.  best composition in five minutes on  'How to Overcome Habit," I will givo  ti  prize."  When the flvo minutes had expired  a lad of nine yearn stood up and  said:  "Well, sir, habit Is hard lo overcome. If you tako off Ihe first Idler  it does not chtmgo 'libit.* If you take  off still another letter you still have.  ���������i 'bit' left. If yon take off still an  other tho whole of 'if remains. If  you lake off another it iR not totally  used up--all or which goes to show  ilial. it you want to get rid of habit  throw ir efr iillnrrother."  he  got  lho  prize.  -.on nniHi  Ilcsull-  Is  ..in. ij  met re h  A..j.t  Help  t;,i nil it     ixlit |  I i.i-    i  1 ��������� in ii    u,i i i  I'l'uui t he ouemv.  .:.<      Slow sp!fn.-!ld!   TI,���������:   n!���������)���������;u  to  put a Mop  to  iIhihc   dieiiiilul  "What  " 'SCO  ('(lines.' "  "\Yhure is  I  "You i-aniini  Outahown  the hand playing'."'  the      t'omiiieririg  ic   cnilipiiM'iiig   he  see liim for the  1lon  IP in  ro?"  reeep-  It   Is   reported   that     the   Britlt-h  hoard   of   agriculture   arc   framing   a  |,ii ill    ;>i:i|j.:iijc,   iwi     | in;   (.'iu jjioj lui-wi,   <ii  female labor on the hind, ami nm ac-  livo canvass may shortly he commenced. '100,(10(1 women will he I e-  i-nirod lo take the places of the nut!*  ii-.'.rlei/lturlHlH who hnvc joined tht,  colors.  ciinmii toe  :i-;eil four,  lhe visitor's  dear." nuked  wiir I'.ii'/ln-j;  new bonnet,  the liidy  .ir  1.  4'  Ifi-  -t.  ,;ai: ntt'icbii!  'lie   Is   --onic   painter,   In  '  1 1)   V, U.I I    M'llltoi    l|tH'.-.   Ill  ���������To the  utilitarian."  'O'i    villi'    and   fence**,"  lute    me  11 e 1111,).-, , '  Wdlle,  tenlly at  "Well,  "what   do \ou think of U?"  "Oli." replied the uniall ohiifrver. "1  i milk   lis   all   ill.hi-   Aunt    Mnrjr   told  inaiiiiiiH It  wan a perfect  fright,*but !ft  ������ doern't frighten me any."  ^.auutiuJkinUhMhx,  to^UHtfm ^Mh*tl^t**!*to^t*MlttMll,t*lximh������^.~**,,,*m ..  iJti^jttwatJtttftf!r������jjtfaaag^  ttrtii^iiiTVin-itlt. wnirrtttH  jiamiM������Midlia^^^ **/r% v w ���������*-���������������  it nc ^KCdlUW KCViEW  'I  Local asid Persona!  We are carrying a line  of WALL PAPER in  stock, so you can pick  out your paper and take  it home with you. thus  avoiding a long wait, and  sometimes disappointment.  See   our   lines   before  buying elsewhere.  Creston Druff&BflnkQQ.  Phone 67 -        CRESTON  mimic  DUil  Li m lt������������S  h &U0.  f *. O u." o  !*i W  U  Head   Of-fiees  CALGARY;  V \NCOU  VER;  EDMONTON  Dusters io  MEAT  Wholesale and Retail  Fish. Game,   Poultry  Season  in  We  have the. goo is, arid  our pr ces are reasonable  ^^^imSA*\mW/m\m%  Caters to the discriminating public*  Rooms    the    coolest  and cleanest.  Dining Room  service  the best*  The  Bar   is   stocked  it'iih   oftl** fFirnt-class  Liquors and Cigars  G. J. Bales arrived from McGillivray  on Tuesday and is spending a few  dayshere looking after business interests.  The Creston Board of Trade has its  "May .meeting in Speers* Hall on Tuesday night. The new high school proposition will be to the fore for serious  consideration.  Goupland, J.P., of  Campbell of Willow  H. Smith and J  Bosweii, and J. J  Point, were visitors here on Friday  fox- the fruit growers conference the  afternoon previous.  j,. Rev. Hugh Dobson of Regina is  '; announced to deliver his well-known  | lecture on "Woman Suffrage" iu the  i Methodist Church this evening at 8.80,  j to   which   the   public    is    cordially  ! invited.  i  The school board has its next meeting on the loth, when the matter of  selectinK a teaching staff for next  term will be on the boards'. Full information as- to the proposed new  high school  should   be available then.  !     The attraction for Queen's Birthday,  ! May 34th. is the concert and dance the  I band are giving that evening���������a benefit   foi-   Bandmaster    Goodwin.    The  best local talent is  being secured  for  j the concert,   which will be tit popular  prices.  Ptes. Dow and Lewis of, the 225th,  who were home on leave for a few  days, left on the return trip to Comox  ' on Friday. Pte. Lewis has decided to  ��������� call the newest girl arrival in the  ! family Edith Cavell, after the martyr-  ��������� ed British nurse.  ! The school closing exercises and  ! dance at Port Hill on Friday night  i attracted an attendance of fourteen  ; from Creston. It was a case of we  j won't come home until morning,  especially for those who drove  down  ! with hav burners.  i  I     K. B. Staples, the new  manager of  j the   Fruit Growers Union, formally  ' took   charge   of   affairs   on   Monday  morning.   None of the 1916 produce  has started to move yet, though some  The W.r'.T.TL meeting is on Thursday afternoon next at Mrs. Stocks.  Red Cross sewing will occupy the  ladies attention.  Cupid registered an appearance in  th������ Valley vital statistics for April  alright, alright. There were no deaths  to record and but four births,  Creston Knights of Pythias aro  meeting in special session to-night, to  receive an official call from K. J.  Steel of Nelson, the Grand Chancellor  Commander.  H. Christie, assistant at the P.  Burns shop, has leased the Gunn  cottage, just vacated by Dan Spiers,  and expects to move Mrs. Christie and  children here about the middle of the  tiiiitil.K,  Payment of the royalty on cord-  wood will not be exacted from genuine  settlers for the time being if an  amendment to the Forest Act now before the B.C. legislature is adopted  this session.  A shareholders' meeting of the Fruit  Growers Union is under way this  (Thursday) evening as we go to press.  The special business is to consider the  selling proposition presented by the  Okanagan United Growers.  Seed Potatoes���������I have a quantity  of Gold Coin seed potatoes for sale at  $1.25 per bag���������A. Miller, Creston.  Sunday, May 14th, is Mother's Day.  There will be the usual appropriate  service in the Creston Methodist  Church.  -Secondhand,  W.   Fraser,  D.   W.   Briggs,  of Portland,   Ore.,  IM-esxudiu *���������������! ttixe \ja,tiy\ju \j\tty   JuUtfiijci  Co.,   was here a couple of days  the  early part of the week.  Owing to the wet and backward  spring tl e fire wardens were not  started on their rounds on the first of  May as formerly, but will likely be  busy about the middle of the month.  At the annual business -meeting of  Creston Methodist Sunday School on  "Wednesday evening, the following  officers were chosen for the ensuing  term.  Superintendent���������The pastor.  Secretary���������Harrjr Shnrthcmse  Treas. and Organist���������Miss E. Smith  Librairian���������Miss Edna Holmes  Supt. of Cradle Roll���������Mrs.  Fraelick  Supt. of Home Dept.���������The pastor.  The   teachers    selected    are:    Mrs.  Fred Smith, Miss Hardman, Mr. A. L.  Squires, and the pastor.  Democrat Wanted-  low priced.���������Apply J.  "Erickson.  Clothes cleaned, pressed and repaired  Goods called for and delivered, or leave  at S. A. Speers' store.���������H. F. Weber.  Box 16, Creston.  Mrs. M. Young, who left here the  early part of October, fora six-months  visit with friends in England, returned to Creston last week.  At Wednesday's meeting of Christ  Church Ladies' Guild it was decided  to organize a junior guild for the  younger giri members of the congregation and a meeting for the purpose,  will be held on the 17th inst,  Among  those  recently    decorated  with the V.C. for conspicuous bravery  on the field of battle, we notice the  name of Major McCuaig of the 13th  Highland Batttlion, Montreal, whose  name many will recall in connection  with   a  bit  of single-handed trench  fighting in the Ypres sector not long  since.   Major McCuaig is a nephew of  Chas. Rykert, the Canadian immigration officer at Port Hill,  and is  the  second son of the family to join the  colors when the war first started.  I  This week's movers include R. B.  Staples, who has moved in from Erickson, and has taken the Cartwright  house on Victoria Avenue, and Mrs.  (Capt.) Passmore of Biairmore. who  has taken the Trotter ranch for a  year-.  The Wednesday half-holiday was  inaugurated in Creston this week and  will prevail until the end of September. In those weeks in which some  other day is a public holiday the  stores will remain open on the Wednesday afternoon.  Creston's second sitting of the new  County Court is scheduled for Wednesday, May 17th. With our small  debts tribunal not working the higher  court should find trade a little more  brisk, though, so far, no cases seem  to have been entered.  Mr.   Ammerman,    the  creamery  manager.  loeal-grown rhubarb should be coming  in in quantities shortly now.  Local ranchers who are having  trouble with the gophers and are  anxious to start out to exterminate a  few of them are advised that the  government is sending along a supply  of poison to Institute secretary Lidgate,  from whom it can be had.  Fttrnitube For Sale���������Several  different pieces, including one Davenport, convertible into double bed;  double bed, springs and mattress;  dining extension table with leaves;  side table; rocker and Morris chair.  Cheap for cash.���������Apply Review  Office.  The results of the Easter examinations at the Nelson High School were  announced last week, and it is gratifying to note the name of Miss Bessie  Hurry at the head of the third year  students���������an honor she has carried  off at all the term exams, since mid  summer.  Miss Louise Beyan, who has been at  the Cranbrook hospital for the past  month, recovering from appendicitis  operation, arrived home on Friday  feeling almost as woll as ever. Harry  Benney, another of tho appendicutes,  arrived home on Tuesday from the  saiiu! institution.  J.  H.  DOYLE*   Manager  ' im*UmsKmmM0mT*i*  ^k *T  c>  "���������}**  School reopened on Monduy morning with about a dozen new pupils in  Divisions II. and III. The grind is on  in earnest now for the nsid.'iummcr  exams. Principal Masterton Will have  at least -.even entrance candidates.  This year tho principal will also have  the pleasure of setting the papers for  first year high school examination  candidates, of which thero will bo  ten.  Creston Woiiiuh'h Institute has its  May meeting on Saturday afternoon  iu Spoors' Hall. Mrs. Thurston has  agreed t������> read a paper on ��������� 'Strawberry  I culture," and Mrs. Fred Smith will  discuss tho "Aims and Objects of tho  Institute." There will also be hoiimi  musical and literary numbers, ami i.ho  manufacture of surgical dressings for  the Hod Ci-ohh. Tea will bo served at  the close.  At a fairly well-attended meriting of  Ct'CNton Conservatives on Saturday  night the name of H. .1. Long was the  only one mentioned for nomination  convention finnnn- and it wnn unanimously resolved to place his iiitnu- before the convention with the aHunr-  ance of the united support of the Cres-  , ton Valley delcgat.cn. UiitlH'Mtniiigtii  of On- 101(t voters lint Creston is cn-  I itS* d lo one more delegate than hud  h.-i'ii   previously  named,  and   \V.   A.  ' I'i'lisc wan selected for the poHt,  Cranbrook  paid the Valley  dairymen a visit the latter part of the  week, getting a line on the possible  cream supply from this centre for his  butter factory which is due to commence operations this month.  Cherry trees are in full blossom on  many ranches this week, and prospects  look good for a nice yield. The outlook for preaches is not so promising*"]  the cold winter having had a bad effect  on them. Plums, of course, will be  slim, 191G was their big year, we are  told.  The Bluebird girls club had their  first meeting on Saturday afternt on  last, at the Auditorium, with a turnout of about a dozen members. The  girls are meeting every alternate  afternoon for the present, with the  next meeting on the 13th, at the  Auditorium,   .   ;  lt is quite authoritatively stated  that Capt. Ashley Cooper will be  second in command of the 225th  Battalion, with the rank of senior  major. He went through from Morrissey to the coast for the necessary  field officers course at Work Point  barracks in order to be fully qualified.  Rov. J. S. Mahood, from Queen's  Bay, took the usual monthly service  in Christ Church on Sunday morning,  and assisted in starting up the now  Sunday School, which enjoyed quite a  good opening-day attendance.. Tho  bishop wPl bo unable to be here for a  confirmation service until the end of  June.  The latest recruit for tho 225th  Battalion is A. B, S. Stanley of the  Hedley Gazette, and a former editor  of The Review, who it? quitting tho  newspaper game to go hunt Germans,  Austrians or any of the other empire  enemies. It is moro than likely Mrs.  Stanley and family will move hack to  "Erin Lodge," their ranch home at  Erioksoti.  Now that tho season for snow on  the lower levels, at any irate, would  appear io be over, tuetreologieal ob-  sorvor Mr. Henderson inforum ua tlmt  tho Valley's total snowfall for the  past winter was exactly 105 inches.  On the hills the beautiful is piled up  in great, shape, some six feet of it still  being in evidence on the other side of  Goat. Mountain.  Saturday, May 18th, has boon officially declared clean-up day for Creston by the local health authorltioa.  All citi/.eiii, aro nuked to givo their  luiekyardH and alleya at least tho onco  over hi i liilli. (lie iii-i:ioiii|iui.<<������   ^..j I...,-,.  ami rubbish can lie got to tho nuisance  ground before high water, or burned  before lhe dry sum-on moU* iu and permits to burn are necessary.  Now the warm weather has  you will need a  come  OiFaW   il^t  We have them for Men  S,  3 ��������� I   _ i^*'i_ *l j  me^iiiaufen  ras  Small Harvesters 10c.   .Larger sizes i5-20c.  Pea Nuts, special for the Boys .. ,25c  "   _       " "        Men. .25,35, 40c  .Ladies Jfea Nuts, trimmed .35c  Ladies Harvesters, 25c. Ladies Linen, $1.00  Children's Crash, 60c. Children's Linen. 60c  Men's Chip Hats.  .65c  "     Straw Hats, Fine . . .  $1.50  I  Several  other    lines  Felts, Ktc, from  60c.  in    Linens  to $3.  LIMITED  nnmnanv  WBBBBJUBSj  Y&mb Gasd Bssjp at  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 25c.  2 cans PEAS for 25c.  2 cans BEANS for 2 5c.  mttimmmmmmwmimmitm  en Sit j Ly rtr Company  LIMITED  m  gte^l'S&jjggK  mmmmmm  m%*m,m������mWmiS9m  ^ntSim^mmmm

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