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 !   ^dative   Librae  jan 17  ��������� Is J  Vol. VIII.  n"oi?ctmr*\**q"  \--XOJCiO X XJXS  x>    r*  ���������'  JO. v������>  J?JOtLUJ^ X ,   AJfltJJL.  11,  iyie  No. IS  . J, Long Will  a -**������'aajaaa������t*-j.MV������'Ma  ^���������������.2^,  good  The observation so freely made,  when it announced early in December  that R. J. Long had accepted the  presidency of the Creston District  Conservative Association, that R. -J.  was likely to be one of the aspirants  for the Conservative nomination in  the Kaslo constituency, is almost sure  to come true. Thb Review has it on  the best of authority that Mr.  Long  Kno flnnll** ������>>^.^.V~,j���������A *.-> -,n-.��������� *.;���������  ������������������-.=���������    ���������^.**..j     vwua^uucu     Ktxt    tujuvr     ukb  name to go before the nominating  convention, which cannot be far off  now if we are to have the general  election in June.  In acceding to the wishes of his  many supporters in this matter it can  be truly said it is a case of the honor  seeding tue man. not tue man going  after the honor. Of his own accord  Sob is about the very last man in the  Valley to seek preferment of this sort,  but the desirability of his taking the  field has been so persistently and convincingly put before him that he can  hardly help but feel that to refuse" to  offer for public service at this time  Avould be unworthy of any citizen,  more especially one with his general  all-round popularity at this rather  critical period in the Conservative  party's history in this province.  Although there is not even a hint  going as to what Neil F. Mackay, the  sitting member for the" Kaslo constituency, proposes to do about seeking renomination. it is pretty generally felt that he will not be after the  friends are sure to be just as  workers as those nearer home-  The Liberal candidate, John Keen,  is again back to his usual good health,  arid only awaits an inkling as to when  polling day is to be start out on a  lighting campaign at \vhich game  he enjoys quite a favorable reputation.  His health, which lias been troubling  n * wi   ������%���������* ������~*������v>  ���������*���������*���������*���������������***  ���������#-  *JL**JL*    lUOfC   IT*.     -"  *?"  quite fully restored, and the electors  ate assured the liyliesjb^ provincial  campaign ever staged in these parts  once pollingday is fixed.  It was announced from "Victoria  that Premier Bowser will make quite  a thorough tour of the province as  soon as the house closes. Should the  Kaslo convention be over arid Mr.  Long placed in nomination, it is almost certain Creston will be favored  with a visit from the premier.  SGxf&SiSBBBGBS3  March Patriotic  I   UI1U   JT C&ySilGJLAf.S  honor again���������were he likely to be in  the running it is probable he would  have little serious opposition for the  place, though Conservatives generally  are not favorable   to a  non-resident"  iiartt-nnoaMi ������ ** *������������������������ ������***���������*  In the absence of definite word from  Mackay the would-be aspirants for  his position are a bit backward in  coming forward at the Kaslo city end  of the riding, though it is pretty  generally under-stood that James  Anderson, the town's mayor, and A.  T. Garland, an ex-raayor and president of the board of trade, Avould not  be averse to carrying the Conservative  standard, though the latter has not  been quite so bold as Mr. Anderson in  assuring the stalwarts of his ambitions in this respect.  There is also a Mr. Archer vvho. although feigning a "nothing doing"  air is said to be keeping a fair amount  of political steam up prepared to offer  as a compromise candidate in case  there should be any deadlock between  the Anderson and Garland forces, or  to bring home the bacon mayhap in a  three-cornered fight if prospects are  good of staying in the running on the  first ballot in a three-cornered elimination contest���������the backers of tho  candidate dropped on the first ballot  swinging around to him }n order to  head off their successful riyal of the  initial round (this, on the assumption  that an effort will be made at the  othor end to get together and submit  tlio name of but one gentleman from  that section to the riding nominating  convention.  Nothing has been heard of a  Socialist or any othor third party  candidate, and tho way public opinion  is fixed just at present it looks safe to  predict a straight party fight with  ehaneoH about oven up when the normal party voto polled in other contests is analyzed.  Ho far an this end of the riding Ih  concerned there can be disputing the  fact, that the Conservatives have secured the strongest powiible candidate  ���������one who looks good   to poll the nor-  O. Benson arrived in the city the  other day from the lumber camps and  is a jerry for B. Johnson.  jxm.. uuocyjjQuu otrtjj^cu OXX SStv vv-Scc  old friends while on his way west.  A number of the young people  journeyed to Yahk on Saturday to  take in the whist drive in that city.  All report a good time. ' -  V- Olson has cut out the spud business for reasons of his own and is  starting a iawn.  Mr. Benson arrived in the city on  Saturday from Sweden. It seems he.  must have missed   the   German sub-  J. E. Miller spent the Aveek-end in  Kitchener, returning to the city of  Kenert on Sunday.  Scotty Young and his tigers are cut-  'ting piling along the C.P.R. * right of  way.    That is one way of finding work  for the B. & B. department.  It seems as if the Kitchener Eye-  opener had mounted the water wagon  and hasfpledged to stay on this  time.  1 00  5 00  cm rrtft  ������i   W  50  3 00  3 00  5 00  1 00  5 00  2 00  1 do  1 00  1 00  1 00  5 00  3 00  1 00  50  10 00  -50  5 00  3 00  EHokson  Remembering; that March is about  the worst of our several between-seasons months the payment of $63.50 to  the Canadian Patriotic Fund for that  period proves that the people are not  getting careless of their guarantees to  this good work and that by the time  Noyember rolls, around it is pretty  surejto be found that Creston paid in  fuli on its guarantee on as favorrble a  percentage as any other point in the  province.  Those making payments at Oreston  duringMarch are, as follows:  J.  Arrowsmith :. .......i$ ] 00  F G Little     1 00  V Carr .........:.:    2 00  F H Jackson ...:-.   T Rogers.-.    v ��������� it t\.���������r..  o   xx xjuryxts    M J Boyd...;....... ..��������� ������������������   A L Mathews     Mrs Streeter ���������.;.._.   Mr& Mrs Loasby   a J5 Masterton���������.j.   Mif -a Melva Cartwright.    jl> G Lyo-n ���������.���������....;...   Frarik Fraser '....pz. '  A G Samuelson..j. :..  H R Parker :.;. .*:   J Hobden .........    A Duperry ......v.   J G Smith .i......:.+: j   H L Crosthwaite'... ...  /Mrs CM Moore.���������._ .....  C G Bennett ._...���������:   WB Embree   J McNarland..-::^���������..    E Butterileld .....:���������   Organizer Nation has not as yet  issued a statementshowingthe results  of his canvass of the whole province  but his latest; bulletin goes to show  that if the parts he still had to visit  averaged up as well as those he had  organized the i jgiying for the whole  province will be:'Msu over the $600,000.-  00 asked for, while for the "whole of  Ca������aua the most recent statement  from headquarters is to the effect that  while the guarantee from'all Canada  may be somewhat in excess of the  amount anticipated in view of the  large percentage of married recruits  hat are coming forward, every cent  and more will be needed.  shift, on one occasion a shrapnel burst  Zr. ������.w.,~4- -.C t.%. n ���������.. ,.   ,. .. J     ���������'...,*.    ..x    -*���������  XXX    XXXSXXX.- ttX   l>ftJ������C   JJCfeJCLlJCl/   CtUVJ        pctl L'       XJX       IV  narrowly missed his head. It lodged  in the soil from Avhieh he dug part of  it as one of his war sou\renirs.  Fred Browell and Andy Wickholiu  are also with the extra gang, which  is cleaning the right of way as far as  Kitchener of the ties that" have been  piled there, some for threeyears. The  pay is $4 per day.  Mrs. Jim Maxwell and- son, Denzil.  are leaving shortly for her old home  Ontario, Avhere we hear they Avill  spend the summer.  Cretin erv ivian to  Canvass Valley  will  J2_ ���������A.  ho  *mB8G������ aiding  if-.! Torv A'ol.c r.'.id lo rivai'd  null i  a few supporters among the independent element, and who through sterling  personal qualities will give, more than  a few Liberals a considerable amount,  of worry In the making up of their  minds an to how  to murk their  ballot,  ulwuyri provided he In cbonon the  party istuudard bearer.  Wctr wiii imi ������m KMimi it hi,ranger in a  Htrange laud in the other parti* of the  constituency. During his- long rtvild-  ence and in hin official duties he Iuih  come in touch with u greater   part of  Two cars of potatoes were loaded at  Erickson by the Fruit Growers'Union.  One  went   out   on Monday and th'  other   goes   to-day���������to    the   Ontario  market.  Erickson was a decidedly busy toAvn ���������  tjxe-'past few days Avith the C.P.R.  extra gang repairing tracks, the  government road and bridge' crews  going strong, and the activities of  Manager Staples loading spuds to help  feed the inhabitants of Ontario. Look  out, Creston, or"Erickson will yet be  the county town.  Contractor Hendron and iieip is  busy hero this week building au addition to the It. J. Long residence.  Cartwright & Son started their big  derrick stump pulleo on a 5-acre tract  adjoining the Lamont placo this week.  Three horses easily pull the largest  stumps straight out of the ground,  holding them suspended so that tho  earth adhering to the roots can be  readily knocked off.  R. Lamont added anotlu r building  to his Erickson ranch establishment  last week. It was originally part of  tho Great Northern section house at  Creston the moving of which was no  small chore taking almost six days to  make the transfer.  Pte. Turner arrived hero en Wednesday from tho Morrissey internment  camp, and will spend a few days on  his ranch.  J. T. ShorthouHe is busy tl !h week  doing a bit of stumping on the Maxwell ranch, whieh he recently  leased.  Corp. Aii". i'uiuuu- arrived jant  Thursday on four days leave from duty  at the 225th Batti-linn camp at Fernie.  M. II. Palmer is busy this wook Heeding a considerable urea of rye aud  clover. The clover fields nil through  here are begining to take nn color and  appear   to   have  eonie    through,  onr  Eddy and Margaret Blimey of Creston aro ataylng with Mi-n. II. Doddn  until the return of their mother from  (Jniuln-fiok   where   she    in   at   pivnent  Ganyen Gity  *  V .   fcliJ.      turn   ttftft  AiKllil,     &l,OWtJ  Teams are busy hauling the zinc  concentrates that have been lying a-  ronnd the Alice Mine concentrator for  several years. They are being taken  to Creston for shipment to an American smelter.  A C.P.R. extra gang, was working  along, the right of way'here the middle  of the week, gathering up all the ties.  The company bought and loaded about  900 taken out by Jack Smith ^almost  three years ago, ������������������������������������*-.  The Soidiers Ladies' Aid members  here will be guests of the Wynnder  workers at a big meeting to be held  in the- schoolhouse there on the afternoon of the 26th. The Avorkers turned in another half-dozen pairs of sox  to the Creston Red Cross on Tuesday.  Miss Jessie Cameron of Erickson  was a week-end guest of Miss Bertha  Pease.  Jacky Moore is busy this Aveek  stumping a few acres on the Matthews  ranch.   .  ,... 'The Easter lily patch.nekt t^ie school  house is a great attraction for Creston  neiipls just now. The .fiovvers a??.  about a week later than last year in  getting into full bloom.  .Alice Siding will send its usual quota  of young peop'e to the Wyundel Social Club box social on Saturday night.  Next to Alice Siding comes Wynndel  in the matter of doing things  an at home of this sort.  right at  was disbursed lust  Thursday among the ranchers working on the new bridge.  _A Mri-",' "Wickholm luis moved in^o  Mr. Edwards house which corners on  to his ranch and will reside there until  he. c^ars sufficient to build on his own  jplace.  "Dad" Browell received word on  Saturday evening that his sister in  River Falls, Wis., was at the point of  death. Dad left ou Sunday mornihg  for that place. River Falls is the burg  where our jovial Dad^spent most of  his life,' leaving there about a dozen  years ago.  Roy Staples was here litis week  tounding up potatoes to make up a car  he was shipping from Erickson.  The pile driving across the Gout  River was completed on Monday. 80  pile have been put down about 8 feet  into a rock bod. The pile driver was  nnoved out to the bridgo on tho Goat  River fiats where there is about 100  pile to be put doAvn. Government  bridgo inspector, F. R. Scott of Cranbrook, who has boon in charge of tho  driving hero will al������o bo on tho job at  the llatr*.  The road grading in connection with  the new bridge ia about complete:  The .single men wero laid off on Monday (to give them opportunity to enlist in the 225th Battalion). Nine men  and two teams are working on the  i-iidgd.  John McRobb, who has had the  position of blackNinith at the mill for  almost three years, has retired and is  at proHeiit working with the Cl'.ll.  extra gang loading ties.  John Wood, in the 2l)th Battalion,  in writing Sunt, nUU<'d lhat he hud just  come out ol the Ireuchcti tor hisHerond  hjx-ll, which will laKt a %ve.������k. the order  lining ji Week on duty and a wook off.  While on the firing line he Ih four  hoiiiM In the trench  and  four  in   the  Some of the ranchers are busy set  ting out small fruits. On the Stewart  ranch they are putting in several hundred strawberry and raspberry plants,  while W. A. Pease is also setting out  about,2500 raspberry canes.  The Cranbrook Creamery  j   TiFSu Or  May. Such is the good neiA's impart--,  ed to the Herald by Mr. H, A. Amer-  man, the manager, who is now located in the city. Mr. Amerman states  that the equipment has been ordered  and will be here in a shoit time, that  a good location is in sight, and that  everything looks good for the early  start and success of the creameay.���������  Herald.  Cranbrook has tackled the creamery  proposition in a thoroughly businesslike way for a yun'ug farming section  such as it is. The townspeople have  put up a considerable portion of the  necessary capital to get things going,  and are also arranging to help in -the  financing of the purchase of dairy-  cows by reputable ranchers all through  that section. In addition they appear  to have been able to secure a manager  and buttermaker who have enoisgl:  confidence in the industry and the  country from which it must draw its  cream supply as to be willing to take  on the management and operation of  the plant on terms that haye made  the starting of the creamery very  reasonable indeed for the shareholders.  H. A. Amerman, Avho Avill be in  charge of the plant, is.how out among  the dairy cow owners in the Cranbrook country talking up the project  and arranging with them  for an  all-  vaiiabie cow. He intends paying the  Creston Valley a visit on a similar  errand within afew days and is hoping  to be able to^arrange with as many of  our ,ra*nchers..as possible to ship their  cream to the .Cranbrook creamery.  As to what price he is prepared to pay  we are not adyised, but if it is at all  in proportion to the price at which .  creamery butter is now retailing it-  should be sufficiently attractive to induce a number to try out the possibilities of patronizing a creamery located even as far away as Cranbrook.  Mr. Amerman comes recommended as  a thoroughly practical creamery man  whose assurances in this line should  be well worth a tryout,- provided always the financial returns are somewhere near as atttactive as those ut.  prejsent obtained from home dairying.  Mrs. Grady left, on Sunday for Spokane, where she will visit her daughter.  Birth���������At Bonners Ferry, Idaho, on  February 20th, to Mr. and Mrs. A. E.  Wells, a daughter.  Nurse Grundy, who has been attending Mis, Williams during her illness,  left for home at Cranbrook on Sunday,  Mr. and Mrs. Knott and family of  Canyon City were Sunday visitors  hero at the Buttorfleld.ranch.  Creston visitors this week include  Mrs. Duncan and Mrs. M. Hagen, and  N. Craigie. and Ed. Penson on Monday, and Joo Wigen and O. Carlson  on Tuesday.  Pte. Jack Williams, who has boen  visiting his brother here, for tin*) past  week, left on Tuesday for Coleman,  Alberta.  lt must be an awful thing to live in  a place so Hinall that you have to walk  three miles with a telescope before you  can liiui a place big enough to gel  your tobacco.  A small army of men under the able  direction of Mr. Dixon   have  been   at  v.'firlr nn iho r-rhoix-,} j'vnoruV.. ytiiv;*!''-  Ing, etc., and the pupils have been  hard at work fixing up their Mower  and vegetable garden. They are confident they capture all the Oovern-  inent prizes for school grounds thiw  year.  Marry had a little waist  Where nut nremnde it grow.  And   everywhere   i.iie mniiioiiM iii'iii,  That waisi vviik niiio to uro.  To-morrow niuht, April 15th, .'���������tailing at II p.m.. Mr. N. Craiurie will sell  liy public auction (<������   lhe   rii-rlu'st   bid-  Local and Personal  Cow For Sams���������Milking. R. J.  Ciiambers, Canyon.  Clothes cleaned, pressed and repaired  Goods called for and delivered, or leave  at S. A. Spoors' store.���������H. F. Webbh,  Box 10, Croston.  Mrs. BaAV of Latah, Wash., who has  been here fora couple of weeks' visit  to her  mother, Mrs. Quain, returned  home on Sunday.  Mrs, Bainos, vvho wao operated on  at Cranbrook about ten days ago for  cancer, is, all are glad to hear, making a satisfactory recovery.  It ia announced that Premier Bowser Avill make a tour of the province  as soon as the house closes to got first,  hand infornmation as to the province's noedfl in various directions.  In view of Creston's stragctio position  In the TvhhIo riding it, Is more than  'ikely this town will be included in his  itinerary.  present. Every basket guaranteed^lo  contain a. bang up good supper for  two. To give interest to the sale a  uance wiii be held starting at 8 p.m..  and will cont inoe after the sale. Good  miiHie and the Ix-st, of floors. Everyone is naked to attend.  ApropoH of the double stunt pulled  off by the eow at the Pea-*-' ranch hif'1  Aveek we ran only cay we are horribly  suprised to find  tliat Htieh  a hlaunoh  ft .    , ���������   . %mr * ������...������������     v  x^t,t,..x.a  ..x,.t... ....        t. .      ..,     ...,,,.,������,,     ,.������ t't'  Hiieh   a    l.ihfiiil   animal     hImhiI     the  promincN.  Prof������ '-nor   Caldwell    IIihIh   pouch    12  Inche-i   in   circumference   -Dail\'   Ne-  ilii- wnoii-ioiiMMMiiiii y ami irom whai j with her hoii, Harry, who wan opera-t-1 dugout    ulicriiateiy,    ThingH  were   alders    the   complete slock  of busketH | braHkan. U.S.A.    That's nothing.  We  w������i   ciui    learn   inn     oiii-oi-ino- v miry > ou upon lor appi-iulictliH   on   Tuemlay. ' hit   more   lively   (luring   t hin  tiorond I donated tor 1 hut .pin-pone liy the Imlion | know lot-i who are bigger tlrin lhut.  u.#*2t*^wWWt  W������*������!"*!W*"W!KffiSS!  iBMB iXHE REVIEW, CKESTON, B. C.  *n  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS PER PLUG  /T:  11 inxi  rr^  nniiT^  BY MARVIN   DANA  V  i Ccww-f it, h I -s  -������*-  answereu  Mary di- i  i. Continued)  \Vitji   instant   obedience     tlio  Avent  to his -.:tation by the  hall  -Red," Garson ordered, "you  that  door."    He  that  gave  on  the  which he had set  tlio  man obo\ t-tl  tlm*.-on  inst ructions.  "it any  oae conies  in  niui  and' get  him  qiiiol;  stand'."'    Don't lei hint cr  a ;.otmd."  -jzZX/ '������������������ suit  hint   hear  litis  man  door.  ei to  pointed  to    tin- one  passageway  against  the chair till.oil-    As  I..1.U  Vo  >'   OX.il  way -j,et  .i undo i'or make  w  1-1  :gc hand.  on his own'behalf came to him. For  his love's sake ho must, seine on this  opportunity given of fate to linn I'1*-"'  msstorv.  "You're in my hands now. So aro  these mon as well. "Unless you do as  1 say, Mary. I'll jail overy one of  them."  !     "'Who's this, anyhow'.'" Chicago lied  j demanded.  'Tni  her  hushand."   Dick  J "Who are you?"  i     "Don't speak any of you,'  j reeled.     "Vou   musl.i't   let  jjlyour   voices."  Dick was exasperated by tins per  tent identification of herself with !  j these criminals in his father's house.;  j "Von men 'uaek there!" he cried. "If!  i 1 givo you my word to let every one of '  ! you go free and pledge myself never to I  j recognize one of yon again, will you |  j make Mary here listen to me? That's i  jail I ask. 1 want a few minutes to j  ! state my rase. Give me that. Wheth- !  I er 1 win or lose, vou ni*>n *vo free and I  'I'll forget everything that has happen-'  ;ed here tonight." There came a muf-,  j tied guffaw of "laughter from the big  ! <.-hest  of Chicago  Red. ;  i     "Your  safety   depends  on   nie."   the '  i young man warned. "Suppose 1 should  as a surprise.  , ���������'Dick," she cried, "what arc- '.hose.  i.smeRtriec worth?" Slie miinted toward the draperies that shrouded the  great octagonal window.  "Oh $'><)0 or $301), 1 suppose," he answered.    "Why?"  "Never* mind that. How long havo  you had them, Dick?"  "Kver since  1  can  remember."  "And they're not famous masterpieces which your fat'.ier bought recently from some dealer who smuggled them into  this country ."  "I should say not!"  "It's u trie'*: Burke's done it:"'  Mary's words came with accusing vehemence.  (To  be Continued)  Big U.S. Aeroplane  The Importance  4������������*a  ���������     ��������� trxax i������-a  v jb  m     ������n ww* nt-mi  Address by Prof. Bedford on the Subject of Clean Land for Producing  Clean  Seed  Rumored  Will  That  Soon  a   Monster   Machine  be   Put.  to   Use  I  1  ly  \ klelv  ���������Noi  , "with  "Xo'iV,  ���������niinued  ct  ope;1..  a eitar.ee,"  .h that o\er  let's  -=*.--*".  eagerly.  -.e declared proud-  his mug."  io   work.'"   Garson  .-all for help'  j     "Vou.would  j said   grimly.  i noiseless weapon ir.  ou! v  His  Mary spo;;e w:tr  defeat.  "Listen. Joel If  througli' with you.  "If this goes thro  ���������"we'll all Quit.    Th  i*  ot  ie  tne  you  do  VIH.  uirb." lie c  ai's  why  ������a*.ue."  I  ov.nteroij.  I'm ;ioinir  nissmg  a tie nt ion   ot  in moveless  whispered, j  i the doori  his  ;ed  in  CHAPTER   XIV.  The Noiseless Death  Red suddenly made a slight  noise   that   arrested   the  the others and .held them  silence.  "t hear some thing." he  He went to the  keylioic *  leading  into     the  passage.     Then  he  whispered again, "and it's coming this  way."  At    the    words Garson snapped  fingers.     The     room   was   plung  darkness.  There   was  absolute  silence  m  the  librarv -after the turning of the switch  that brought  darkness. Long seconds  passed, then  a little noise���������the  oC the passage door turning.  door swung open there  came  ing   breath   from   Mary,   for  she   saw  framed  in  the  faint  light  that came  from the single burner in the corridor  the slender form of her husband, Dick  Gilder.  The next instant he had stepped  within the room and Chicago Red had  pounced on his victim, the huge hand  clapped tight over the young man s  mouth. There came a sound of scuffling feet, and that was all. Finally  tho big man's voice came triumphantly:  "I've gol him:"  "It's Dick!"   The cry came as a wail  of despair from the girl.  At tho same moment (Jarson dashed  liis torch, and the light fell swiftly on  young Gilder, bowed to a kneeling posture  before  the  couch,  half  throttled  by   Chicago    Red.    close beside him,  Mary looked down in wordless despair  ovor this  final disaster of the  night.  Garson retired a step farther before  he spoke his command, so that, though  he  held  the  torch  still,  he, like  the  others was in shadow.  "Get away, Red."  The fellow let go his grip.  Freed   of   Uiat   strangling   embrace  Dick   stumbled   hlindly   to     his   feet.  Then, mechanically, his hand went to  the   lamp  on   the   table   back   of  the  couch.   When the mellow light streamed forth he uttered an ejaculation of  stark amazement, for liis gtize was riveted   on   the   face  of  the   woman  he  loved.  "Good '���������'od!" It was a cry of torture wrung from his soul of souls.  Mary swayed toward him a little,  palpitant with fear���������fear for herself,  for all of them, most oi' all for him.  "Hush, hush! " she punted v.-a ml ugly. "Oli. Dick, you don't understand."  "J understand this," he said brokenly at Inst. "Whether you over did it  >M-i'or-' or not. this time you have brok-  rn   tho   law."     A   sudden   inspiration  Wrinkles are a  CONFESSION  .���������V.-.i.r.riiu: v.-nr-; im- I'u.-.t rcnli/ci' li.\ tliei'lium.'-.-,  '.V.'.'*. i..-...-,",;< . -.,.,!������, * ,,',,(i. in iiii.- i ,iiii|>li-xi()ji, if  '<m |ii\ ,'iiii'iilimi lo tin' lir*l, .-ilmu^t itititci���������->-|t-  liiiir, inn i in iv, <-,i-,., ii is iu in ma uir im������ii:iiii.\  iMiiii>.i������-4 Unit miii'iv lotliiw . WrlnVOi s inf u  , null ������������������Mini In lulliri Tiillr, Tin/ skill muslin-  U, I.I   Iil ill  ,ui<l   :-)I'.<mi||i   I,'     puipi I   altctltinil Hint  I W.,l!lll lit.  "liS.T* i  call once.*' Garson  hand   went   to  the  his coat pocket.  j     "Once   wGUiu   be   untie  euougii.-*  vrness   o: i     "You win." Garson said, with a half  I laugh.     lie  turned   to   the  other   men  I'm j and spoke a command.  |     '"You get over by the hall door. Red,  ! and keep your ears open every second.  'Give us the office if you hear anything.  ; If we're rushed and have to make a  ��������� quick getaway see that. Mary has the  'first chance.    Get that,'all of you?"  ;     Garson   turned   to  Dick.    *  !     ".Make  it   quick,  remember."  j     Dick   spoke   at   once,   with   a   hesi-  ! taiicy  that betrayed  the  depth of his  j emotion.  I     "Don't you care for nie at all?'' he  asked wistfully.  The girl's answer was uttered with  nervous eagerness, which revealed her  own stress of fear.  "Xo, no, no," she exclaimed.  "I know you do, Mary," he asserted,  i confidently:   "a  little  anyway.    Why,  j Mary, can't you see that you're throw-  | ing away  everything that makes life  worth while?    Don't you see that?"  There was no   word    from the girl.  Her breast was moving convulsively.  "Mary, Mary," he cried. "You've got  a gasp-f j_0 change.   Don't be so hard. Give the  woman in you a chance."  Tiie girl's form became rigid as? she  fought for self control.  "I am what I am," she said sharply,  "I can't change. Keep your promise,  now,   and   let's   get  out  of  this."  "You can change," Dick went on impetuously. "Mary, haven't you ever  wanted the things that other women  have���������shelter and care and the big-  things of life, the things worth while?  They're all ready i'or you now, Mary.  Aud what about me? After all, you'v.*-  married  me.    Now, it's up to you' to  knob  As the  - U in li,' il inul  '\ i in l.lr- i-liii'it.  nl   Ui  ���������ills  ,inii r\ i  Pi  lliiil  mil'  hill  ��������� ml .',uiii.  ������������������U'.iT" i,i   imi   up  ;,inl unlit  llu-   In ui'  j.;������-t< 1      ' (i,i I nl,    vi    i.  *.,; f-|,l  l.i, ������������������ lllislilllll  ��������� - .,! '���������- I,, ���������!., '.,. i  ��������� -. \ > "l'ii' ' iu r \\ i ji/, -  ill i..ii.,!,i.  llCVCIItl    ill Vill"  nd- .  -im!   I ���������������������������.Im  il|l|M ,|1||||, <-     nl  i J : M J. lr ������������������ .  Ill' '-Will  . In Villi!  ii slim ss  in   Ii.iihI' mill' iip.il  liiillli-'-,  ���������'l'ii'--   ill   CiilHulli   li I������' nun  nn     litlitii:    iiiiiil   "I'l' i ���������'.  .,1   I  ..ti-  'i:'  ,'tii  ni v  rill   I.,I  illlli ss  Usit Manuf-u-l-iriiu? fomiuuv. Limited  b'piitiort.- A, <7t Ropr������i������������llri Avi-aui. TtronU, Onlurii  ���������    -- ii ,1 ������������������  'A    N.  U.  10W6  never amounted to much. I've never  tried much. I shall, now, if you will  have it so, Mary���������if you'll help me. I  will come out all righ\ l know that;  so do you, Mary. Only you must help  me.    I  need  you, and  you  need me.  v..OiiiO   ������i \Vt������-V   Vt'liji   aiC.  "No, no'.' 1 married you not because  I loved you, but to repay your father  the wrong he had done me. I wouldn't  let myseli' oven think of you, and then  ���������I realized that 1 had spoiled your  life."  *'N'o, not spoiled it. Mary! Blessed  it!     We must, prove that, yet."  "Yes. spoiled it," tho wife went on  passionately. "If 1 had understood, if  I could havo .'.reamed that 1 could over  care��������� Oh, Dick, I would never have  married you for anything in the  world!"  "But now yon do realize," the young  man said quietly. "The tiling is done.  If we made a mistake it is for uh to  bring happiness out of that error."  "Oh, can't, you see?" came tlio  .-trickon lament.    "I'm a jailbird!"  " I "tut you love me���������you do love me, 1  know!" T1i:j young man .spoke with  joyous r-erluir.ty, for some Inflection of  her voice had told tho truth to his  heart. Nothing ohm mattered. "But  now, to come back to this hole we're  in here. Don't you understand at lust  that. you. can't beat tho law? If you're  naught here tonight where would you  get off-caught here with a gang of  hurglnrft? Why didn't you go to Chicago, as you planned?"  "I'laniied?     Willi   whom?"  "Why, with Burke."  "Who told you that T had arranged  any nuch thing?"  "Burlco  himself  did."  "Whin?" Mary wa.:, '.-.Landing rigid  now, nnd iho rare color flamed In her  chock!',    I lev eyes were bhr/lng.  ''Loss than ,.n hour ago."  "Where?"  "tn   liiij.i   looin."  "What   wnn  he doing here?"  "Talking lo my   father."  This seemingly simple answer np-  pcarod the hint nl.ruw lo the glrl'a hui*-  den of frcir/li'd suspicion. Ile.r voice  cut fiercely Into the unlet of tho room.  ".Inn, turn on ihat llj-.-ht! I wnn! to  see Ihe fuce of every nuiu In iIiIh  room."  Tiie blaze of the chandelier flu tiled  In liJiiuitly over nil. (���������ii'-.km niovcii  iileiilllilly a little nennr the door Into  Au   Aiiiei'lean   built   aeroplane   soon  to   be  used   in   the   war,     which   will  : cary   a   O-centiinetre   gun   and   which  will be six times as large as the new  i German     Fokker     monoplanes,     was  described   by     G.   Douglas   Wardrop,  ��������� editor   of   the   Aerial   Age,   in   an   ad-  ; dress   to   the   cadets   and   instructors  iof   the   United   States   Military  Acad-  ! emy.  ;     After  stating tha!   the  aerial er-u'r-  i ment of .the  I'nited Slates army was  i iu   every   way   inadequate,   Mr.   War-  j drop   said:     "We    have     heard   vevy  I much of late concerning  the  Fokker  ; monoplanes, the machine that spirals  i to    a tremendous altitude    and then  ; darts   directly   down   upon   its   oppo-  j uent.  meantime  showering  a  hail   of  | deadly bullets upon its adversary.  |     "We   iu   tiis    country are quietly  [ preparing     a   monster   machine   that  j will  represent   the   conquest  of  ,iva:i  I the latest German achievement.    This  "| aeroplane  will    bo    six times larger  i than    any yet tried.    It    can    carry  I sufficient   gasoline   to     give   a   speed  ' of seventy-five" miles an hour and  a  cruising  range    of    more    than   600  miles.    The  horsepower    consists   of  seven motors, six of 160 horsepower  each and one of 40 horsepower. With  about eight passengers, this machine  has   a   further   capacity   for   carrying  700 gallons of gasoline-, sixty gallons  of    oil     and   a   useful  load  of   ?������,000  pounds.     By    decreasing    the    3.000  pound cargo the number    of passengers  can be approximately increased  to thirty.    A    total weight of 21,000  pounds   can   be. carried   through   the  air.    The machine is -built with three  planes, spreading IS", feet. The length  is sixty-eight feet.  "This will be the-type of bombarding aeroplane that will be used on  German ports in the early spring.  Many of the type are now under construction.  "A new gun which gives no recoil  will be used in this monster 'plane,  lt consists of a tuba in which two  shots are simultaneously discharged  by a single explosion. One shot, the  deadly steel shell, speeds down toward the enemy, a second, which is  made of sand, is discharged backward. As a result there is no recoil  from the gun. This new gun will  throw a shell nine centimetres in  diameter." ��������� i  i .  Why angleworms were  invented  no mystery to the small boy.  is  ZZY. HER  llll'        |M| ... >|l  Bui  Mii  ry'n nex!  ���������wordi, came wholly  Mrs. Wynn Tells How Lydia  E. Pinkham's Vegetable  Compound Helped Her  DuringChange of Lif e.  ���������Richmond, Vn. ��������� " A ������ t o r taking  seven hottles bf Lydia E. Pinkham's  Vegetable Compound I feel like a  new woman. I always had a headacho  during tho Change  of "Life nnd was also  troubled with other-  bad feelinRa common tit thut timo������������������  dizzy spells, norvoun  feelings nnd heat  Hashes. Now i om  in bettor health  thon I ever wns and recommend your  remedies to all my f riondo.''���������Mrs. LENA.  Wvnn, 2812 E. O Street, Richmond,Va.  While Change of Lifo ia a most critical period of a woman's oxistenco, tho  annoying symptoms which accompany  it may bo controlled, and normal health  restored hy the timely uco ot Lydiu ii'.  Pinklmm'K Vegetable Compound.  Such wnrning aymptonm uro a sense  of suffocation, hut llutthcB, headaches,  backaches, drr-nd of impending evil,  timidity, sounds in tho ears, palpitation  of the heart, upnrlcn beforo the oyes,  invgiilnritien, conntiprttlon, vnrinble appetite-, wcuknoiis und Inquietude, and  ill'/'/ihfN*-.  For thone abnormal condltioriH do not  fall to tid:e l.ydin K. PiriUliiiin'r* "V**r*'������i-  t������b)o Compound.  There are several reasons why  land intended for seed production  should be as free as possible from  weeds.  Weeds absorb soil moisture. an  abundance oi which is one ot the  essentials in the production of large  yfelds of grain. This is-particularly  true when speaking- of the western  provinces, for onr rainfall is somewhat limited, and we i eed it ail.  Without sufficient soil moisture the  plant will lack vigor, the straw will  be short, the ear under-sized and not  well filled, insufficient moisture will  also reduce the size of the kernel  and lessen its weight per bushel.  The amount of water absorbed  aiul given off by the leaves is somewhat remarkable. One authoriiy  says that one weed plant an inch in  diameter at the base, and having a  leaf surface of about 59 square feet,  has been known to transfer through  its leaves one pound four ounces of  water in 24 hours. Another writer  says an. average mustard plant  pumps from the soil about 14 ounces  of water per day, and a sunflower  may absorb {)',) ounces  in one  day.  Weeds injure the grain by crowding; all living plants must have a  certain amount of space for the circulation of air and moisture, and to  be open to the life-giving warmth  and light of the sun. When crowded,  even among themselves, they cannot  thrive, and if this needed space is. to  any extent occupied by weeds the  returns from the crop must be. correspondingly less. Weeds are notoriously mere resistent to drought,  more rapid ti growth, more sturdy  of habit and more tenacious of life  than the cultivated plants that they  shade, drown or starve out.  Adam Dickson, as long ago as 173*5,  said in. his treatise on agriculture:  "Weeds are nourished by the same  food that would ?*ourish useful  plants, and therefore when allowed  to grow along with them must rob  them of part of their food. Experience convinces the farmer of the  truth of this; for he finds that his  crop is bad in proportion to the  quantity and kinds of weeds with  which  his  land  is  infested."  Some weeds cerve as host plants,  for injurious fungi and rust,- smut  and mildew, may be transferred  from theni to useful plants. Weedy  stubbles are often a breeding ground  for cut worms, Jlea beetles and other  insect plagues.  Sheaves of grain containing any  considerable quantity of weeds are  difficult to cure, and are frequently  the cause of grain heating in the  stack, bin or elevator, thus seriously  injuring its germinating power.  Weeds mean extra labor in cleaning  the threshed grain, and in some instances it is almost impossible to  make a perfect separation with the  machines in common use. For instance, it is exceedingly difficult to  separate wild Oi'.ts from cultivated  oats, or chess and corkle from wheat.  Darnel is difficult to separate from  barley, etc.  I consider it extremely dangerous  to purchase seed grain from a  grower whose farm i3 generally full  of wepds, aven if. the particular field  from whicli the individual sample  was obtained is clean, for there hi  great dnnger ol' weed seeds becoming  mixed through the use of implements, machinery, etc.  Two incidents in my own exeprl-  ence will illustrate this point. In tho  autumn of 190G, I visited a farm in  thia province, where 1 understood tho  owner made a specially of growing  seed grain. I found one small pal eh  of ahout one-half acre which had  boen hand-picked and wus fairly  free of noxious weeds, but every  other Held on the i'nrm was practically smothered with noxious weeds.  It is needless to stuto that I did not  purchase any seed from that I'nrm,  Again, In r.H.R, wishing lo purchase  a largo quantify of seed grain for  Ihe federal government, I Inspected  tlio growing crop on a 2,000 aero  farm iu tho west. Thin farm, I understood, made a specialty of growing seed oats for tho l'nil.ed Slules  market, On Im-pudlng lho growing  crop 1 found lhe virgin soil of every  Held had been broken deeply tlio  first year, then disked and sown the  same season wltli flax, and tho crop  showed the evil or (his practice.  Thero wns not an acre of tho wholo  farm but what, was eontamlnaied  wl!h from two to live  muslard, There wiih  hii-.;!.' ai'iiui-il o" uuiii.i  soms In every Held, hut  not appeal lo hie af  source from which    to  | Hungarian   Actress   Executed   as Spy  j According to information receive*!  i hy Cleveland Hungarians, Sari Pet-  ; rass, famous Hungarian actress, who>  j was noted in natrope for her beauty,  j has been executed as a British spy iit  Budapest.  Letters.. received in Cleveland declare that she was tried by court-  martial and convicted of getting military secrets from Austrian and Hungarian officers and sending them to*  England. The reports declare that.  some of her letters were intercepted!  and that one of her dupes confessed.  She was well known in London,  where   slie   was   appearing   ia   "The  j Marriage Market," at one of tha big  I theatres, when the war started.  The news of her execution was  kept secret, and came as a shock ia-  the theatre-going public abroad.  when  it became known.  Hostess (to guest)���������Now. remember, I've warned you. If you will insist on sleeping in the haunted room  don't be surprised to hear the most  hair-raising scream.  Bald Guest���������Righto! That'll suit,  me; I've tried every other hair-raising  remedy without success.  Here is'"'where the old man. tells his  children that his mother used to mako  him take sulphur and mo!asses in tho  spring.  Is the Object of This Free Prescript  tion���������Try It if Your Eyes  Give Yon Trouble.  Thousands of people suffer from ���������rfl  troubles because tliey tlo not iaow v?&at  to do. Thoy know some good home remedy for every other minor ailment, but  none for their eye trouble;-. They neglect  their eyes, because tbe trouble is "not sufficient- to drive them to an eye specialist,  who would, anyway, charge them a heavy  fee. As ji last resort they go to au optician  or to the live and ten-cent store, and often-  time? get Klasses that they do not need,  or whieh. after being used a few months,  do their eyes more Injury than good.  Here is a simple prescription that every  one should use : 5 grains Bon-Opto, 2  ounces. water. Use throe or four times a  ���������iay to' bathe the eye*. Thi?? yvescript'on  and the simple Oi/toua system keeps the  eyes clean, sharpens the vision and quickly,  overcomes inflammation and Irritation t  weak, watery, overworked, tired, eyes and  other similar troubles are greatly benefited  and oftentimes cured by its nse. Many reports show that wearers of glasses havffi  discarded them after a few weeks' use  It Is good for the eyes, and contains no Ingredient which would injure the most sensitive eyes of an infant or the aged. Your  own druggist can till this prescription, or  lhe Valmas Drug Co. of Toronto will nil  it for you. Try It, and know for OBCG  what real eye comfort is.  If Your  t!fffefii  iaik  He would tell you that he  can do lots more work  when the wagon wheels  are greased with  Mica  Axle Grease fills  the  pores of the axle.   Makes a  perfect hearing surface.   Reduces friction to a minimum.  Dealers ISverywliere  The Imperial Oil Company  Limited  BRANCHES IN ALt, CITJUB  Hood   Krnlii,  and  Iiik  a  purcluiHO.  slmls or wild  certainly     a  ei'ju'cu    h'lto.i-  the farm did  a piomhdiiK  procure clean  1   lel'l.   without  mult-  LITTLE  THINGS COUNT  Even in a match you should  consider the "Little Things/'  lhe yvood���������ilic composition���������-  the   strikcability-��������� the   flame.  EDDY'S  Few convoiiif-nri'ji which have ho en  ndnided to uno on the farm can exceed tho rural leleplionn la value,  J'Yir n c-uicU uieiniH or communication  lil-tWl'l-ll       ilieiMiib    mill    IK .Kiinoi'M,   mill  with neiirhy IiiikIiichh people, the (ele-  liiuiiui   in   nxnxo   iii.hi,>   lilutt,   flit:   hllilltl  COHt of liiiilallntloii.  V^/   J-j-u >fcsrs* ^Ac-'C^ia   V**m^**  I.-  i  i  arc made  o������  strong dry pine  stems, with a secret perfected  composition that guarantees  "Every Match A, Light." 65  years of knowing how���������that's  the reason 1  All It tidy prod ti cts   ure dependable  pi'udud**.���������Alv-iikiytt,  n '     'liUIHimit���������B���������I  'I  |.M#l.h������H ', *~,  imrMI'rKrrcllilrcttiUI  m*******m*i*lu  m*****mmm****i**i**  gams' IHE&EVIBW, CBSSTOK, B. ���������*  v.,?*  I  I,"-  The best  yeast in  the world.  Makes  perfect  ���������V*, Dread.  MADE  \  IN  CANADA iiiv  Annual Demand for Marbles  j LWMUII UWANY LiMiiciU  8 TORONTO. ONT.  IwiNNlPEG MONTREAL  Russians Slaughter Enemy -  -"Germans  Were   Made  to   Advance  at  Any   Cost  Some idea of the stubbornness of  the opposition which our allies have  to overcome i:i Volhynia may be obtained from details of the tight for  Khriask, six miles north of Char-  ���������ioryisk.  Having crossed the Styr and seized  the village, the Russians began to  entrench themselves on its southern  and south-western outskirts. While  ihis work was being hurried on. dense  aiasses of the enemy appeared on the  freights ahout a mile from the village,  rand .though deluged with shrapnel by  batteries hidden in depressions in the  ground, streamed down into the plain.  Traversing two-thirds of the distance which separated them from tiie  ���������Russians., they vanished in a, gully-  where they recovered breath and consolidated their depleted ranks.  As soon as they emerged from this  cover tliey were met by a withering  fire from the Russian machine guns  and rifles, whicli swept them off their  !i*eet in sheaves, and sent the remnants flying back to the shelter of  the gully.  Nevertheless; four further attempts  were made to drive them on in this  way, and it was only when the Russians, following up the repulse of a  fifth attack with a bayonet charge,  cleared out the gully that the Germans, give tip: their attempts to regain the lost position.  Each Spring 200  Million  Are  Used  in  the United  States  It has been estimated by statisticians that more than 200 million small  clay marbles are used by the boys of  the United States every spring time.  It is a known fact that 12o' million  marbles are made every year by one  clay marble manufacturer whose plant.  is in Summit County, Ohio. And these  marbles are made or rolled by young  girls.  The marble manufacturer does not  devote all his attention to the manufacturing of the "game marble." There  are various uses to which the marble  is put, and as a matter of fact, the  size varies according to its intended  use. The Standard Oil Company is one  of the largest buyers of marbles, and  these are started in graded pipelines  to clean out the parafine which gathers on the side of the pipe as it flows  to the tanks.  Clay marbles are used also by the  manufacturer of rubber, ink and salt,  chemical and powder makers. Tliey  are used ale-*' in grinding the large  stones of the lithographer and by railway supply people. Puzzle box makers are also large buyers of marbles.  The sizes of the clay marbles as  made in the United States vary trom  nine-sixteenths of an inch in diameter,  which is the small "pill" the boys play  with, to one measuring sis inches in  diameter, or about the size of a small  cannon ball.���������Cleveland Plain Dealer.  jffSSSa^.  The Army of  Constipation  Ift Growing Smaller Every Day.  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS arc  responsible���������they not  only give relief���������  they permanently  cure Constipation. Mil.  sions use  them for  Biliousness, Indigestion. Sick Headache, Sallow Skin.  Small Pill, Small Dose, Small Price,  Genuine must beat Signature  GUARD THE BABY  AGAINST COLDS  To guard the Baby against colds  nothing can equal Baby's Own Tablets.  The Tablets are a mild laxative that  will keep the little one's stomach and  bowels working regularly. It is a  recognized fact thai? where ihe stomach and bowels are in good order that  colds will- not exist; that the health  of the little ones will be good and that  he will thrive and be happy and good-  natured. The Tablets are sold by  medicine dealers or by mail at 25  cents a box from The Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Music and War-time  Since the days Avhen Taillefer, the  ministrel, led the hosts of Normans  to victory in the battle of Hastings,  history has not furnished us with a  more dramtic picture. The tall singer, clad in liis coat of mail, sat upon  his prancing war horse, and tossed  and caught his great sword as he rode  at the head of the invading army. Aud  he sang, how he must have sung! Antl  the whole amy behind his joined in the.  song until tiie very hills seemed to  shake to the mighty volumne of sound,  Before then and since then music lias  been as necessary a part of warfare  almost as the sword���������music, or its  counterpart, the inspiring, piercing,  overwhelming battle cry.���������Victoria  Colonist.  Minard's   Ljniment  for  sale  everywhere.  Vjll-J-JlC  >     ���������(*/��������������� o *.      *i r������ /I      tvi o f rr\  J i-WV (u CtAlV* jJxx%.t.X*. s  walking- a torture, yet sure relief in  the shape of Hollo-way's Corn Cure is  within reach of all.  "Good Advice"  Lord Bryce gives good advice to his  countrymen when he w*arns them  against the spirit of reprisal. It is human to wish to beat ah enemy at his  own game. But to.answer brutality-is  to make war mere butchery. The allies cannot afford thus to alienate the  sympathy which, their humane conduct lias gained for them.���������-Philadelphia Ledger.  "No, my 'usband ain't killed, Mrs.  Marks. No sooner did I put all the  kids in mourning, even to Biby in the  pram, when I gets a telegram a sayin'  'e's alive and well. Yes, an' all this  expense for nothin.' "  "Wot a crool shame!"  Too Shallow  ���������  "What ails him?"  "A college education."  - "Trying to put. a quart of knowledge  into a pint measure, I suppose."  Anti-German League  Seeks     to   Enrol!'������������������������������������1 ;Q0Q,0QG   Members  and Get Fee Trade Secrets  Destruction of every German influence in Great Britain, internment of  all alien enemies, and capture of all  German secrets are aimed at by the  Anti-German League. Tim organization is increasing in strength daily,  ana has the backing of influential  business concerns "in Britain. It is  attempting to gain a million ineni-  bei*.1?.  The objects of the league follow:  1. To enroll 1.000,000 members who  will  take  the  anti-German  pledge.  2. T-o amend the law relating to  alien immigration and the naturalization of Germans as ^British  subjects.  3. To influence legislation for a  protective and, if necessary, prohibitive tariff on all German and Austrian-made goods.  4. To investigate German patents, processes and monopolies with  a view to imparting knowledge and  information to British traders, manufacturers, and others who desire to  work same.  5. To negotiate financial and  other assistance for British manufacturers who will undertake the production of goods hitherto made in  Germany and Austria.  6. To assist in returning to parliament any candidates, irrespective  of party, who will pledge themselves  to support the objects of the league,  and generally to arrange a series of  lectures in all the great towns and  cities throughout the country for the  purpose of obtaining public support  and approval.  Rheumatism Goes Quickly  f*~ ir,\...~ i? n-~i j  EVERY CASE IS  CURABLE  Good-bye to Rheumatism!  Your aching joints, your stiff, sore  muscles, those sleepless nights and  suffering days-���������good-bye forever���������  your day is gone.  Sufferer, cheer up, and read the.  good news below.  "A man met me a month ago, and  said, 'don't stay crippled, quit complaining, limber up.' My answer was,  'I'm rheumatic, 1 can't do .it.' He  looked me over in a pitying sort of  way and told me to go to the nearest  drug store for Nerviline and Ferro-  zone. The combination had cured  him. I was convinced of his sincerity  and followed his instructions.    I rub-  J~-^.a     ..������    vA���������^:i{^A    4-1....__.-      j;.^.^     ....���������~.jv.  ueu.    on    ^cjyiuuc    uj.jj.vzc       i-uuca    cvqij,  day���������rubbed it right into my aching  joints. The pain quickly lessened, and  I became more limber and active. To  draw the virus of the disease from  my blood I took two Ferrozone Tablets with every meal. I am well today, not an ache, not a pain and no  sign "of stiffness at all."  What Nerviline can do in a cssa  like this it can do for you too. For  uearly forty years Nerviline has been  recommended for Rheumatism, Lumbago and Sciatica and Lame Back.  It is the one remedy that never disappoints.  They Soothe Excited .Nerves.���������Nervous affections are usually attributable to defective digestion, as the  stomach dominates the nerve centres.  A course of Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills will still all disturbances of this  character, and by restoring the stomach, to normal action relieve the  nerves from irritation. There is no  sedative like them and in the correction of irregularities of the digestive  processes, no preparation has done so  effective work, as can be testified to  by thousands.  First Golfer (to clubmate who has  just been trimmed woefully)���������Well,  what's your handicap?  Second Golfer���������Honesty.  "In heaven," said* the sentimental*  maiden, "a man is never separated  from his  wife."  "I beg your pardon," interrupted th*  misogynist, "but I think you are getting mixed in your geography."     ~  It Has Many Qualities.���������The man  who possesses a bottle of Dr. Thomas'  Eclectric Oil is armed against many  ills. It will cure a cough, break a  cold, prevent sore throat; it will reduce the swelling from a sprain, cure  the most persistent sores and wf!i  speedily heal cuts and contusions. It  is a medicine chest in itself, and can  be got for a quarter of a dollar.  "Do you suffer from the climate?"  "Yes. I know a man from California  who refuses  to  talk about    anything  else."  Will  Prevent Relief Fund  Frauds  It is officially announced than in or-  ������ier to ��������� ecure better co-ordination of  appeals in behalf of the Belgians and  to prevent waste of public generosity,  effort, and the misapplications of  funds obtained in response to such  appeals, the Belgian and British governments have decided to make arrangements giving official recognition  only to appeals approved by the two  governments.  Official recognitic. will^be given in  the form of a certificate' issued by  the local government board- This  certificate will'b. issued only after the  Belgian government has been consulted. Tho public, therefore, are warned not to subscribe to appeals in behalf of the Belgians nob bearing the  official certificate.  'Nobody loves a fat man."  Minard's Liniment  Co., Limited.  Gentlemen,���������My daughter, 13 years  old, was thrown from a sleigh and injured her elbow so badly it remained  stiff and very painful for three years.  Four bottles of MINARD'S LINIMENT  completely cured her and she has not .  been troubled  for  two  years.  Yours truly,  J. B.  LIVES QUE,  St. Joseph P.O., 18th Aug., 1900.  IITTT..--   mm .       -       -  ~,\  They  Cost  Money  "He is getting rich' by saving his  nickels."  "That is the only way."  "But too expensive."  "How is it?"  "See how much it costs lilm to get  theni."  PERSONALS.  Minard's  Etc.  Liniment    Cures   Burns,  A Prominent Ontario Woman  Speaks.  Welland, Ont.���������"I am {glad I heard  ���������about  Dr.  Piercc'a  remedies.   When  I  waa tired-out and  worn-out I used  'Golden Medical  Difloovcry' nnd  'Favorite Prescription.' It is true  that tliey are grand  remedies, and I  found thai- thoy  built me up nnd  made mc feel like a  new person. I believe I need Bcven  bottles in all. I  lhavo recommended Dr. Pierce's remedies  (to Bcverul of my acquaintances.  "I have one of tho Common Sense  Medical Adviser*- and think very hip-lily  ���������of it.n^-Mns. May Cla.uk. 117 State  St., Welland, Out.  Dr. Pierco's 0 olden Medical Dia-  i-overy i.-i a tonic and builder that, brinRfi  new activity to tho livor, stomach and  foowcto in a Hhorfc time, thus canning  *n,Uownci-M, indig������wl,ion and constipation  to disappear.  Good blood meanr*. n00'' heahh; jj-oo-I  health moans strong mon and women,  full of vigor and ambition, with inindu  alert, mid muHcloH ever willing. Any  medicine   dealer   will   fiUpply   you   with  1\ ri- '-     /Vt'"-"      H f,-..!.���������������.. I     H!.,i>n,   .'I,      I   .1   , > ���������>������������������ ���������'     . <U,U... i t.     .,....,,..     ._,  in either liquid or tablet form. .Send  tto IV. Pirn-*--, Invalid--' Holi-l, ihiiT'.-io,  N. Y., for free medical advice.  Dr. Picrce'H Common Si-iihu Medieal  Adviser a gn-.vt doctor book���������of 1008  ipuge.M, cloth bound -aniiwerii many import-Hit quu.-'.tiou-'. Copy will be M-ul,  tsuutomfj prepaid, for SO ccntu (or ol:imp������)  do pay wrapping and mailing chifgcfl.  iir. i'm-iiioh i'lfiumiii, r������-iii-i* ii^iiuimi  i������nd invigorate hIoihiicIi, liver and bowcjii.  toiijOf-CiJittud aiid iiwoy u> laitc tu������ cu*tuj.  W. N. U. 10DG  a message  Hi������h Cost of Living  Greater  Attention   to  Mixed   Farming  and   Increased  Production  Will  Help to Remedy Conditions  An important cause of the high cost  of living has been the general demand  for Improvement in living conditions,  arising through the spread of education, says lho report of the high cost  of living commission, tabled in the  commons by Hon. T. W. Crothcrs.  "The adanco of prices in Canada,"  tho report continues, "has boen stimulated greatly by tho enormous expenditure of railways aud public works,  nnd by largo Investment!* incidental  to the development of a young country  such aa Canada.  After pointing to the manifold forms  of extravagance abroad in tho land,  the report points out. that another  cause is In lhu hoiiHi-hold. "But." tho  report anys, "the main factor in enhancing the cont of commodities Is tho  withdrawal of lhe populutlon from the  hind, which has decreased tho proportion of people engaged In food production."  Tho commlBtHlon look for improvement, through land settlement, greater  attention to mixed farming, Incrc-nHcd  produc-l Inn, with nl.u ml anil za tion of  -jtiulity In farm products, together with  co-operation in distribution, Extension  (tl        (lit:    |KUCt;l    pU.-ii.    tiy.SU'ill,    tlllil    Llio  build In;? of good roudn would reduce  the eottr. of producing the alaph- eoni-  inodlllei* of the farm,  This growing demand, especially  we^it of the hikea, for cheaper and  more aceui't'lble "working capital," in  pointed (nil. Thin would uanls*. l'uiiu-  oi';; to develop Ihelr farm.*, and enable  lliem  to  Htipplement  tlio   growing of  riM-i'iils 1 iv tin' 11 i-f ill 11 c I inn of nifttln  und diiiry  product m.  The cnminh'.i'.lonev:- ah'.n '���������ufwi-t  |h:i| the te;irhlug In the pulilh- rehooln  fihould ho nmi pie men ted by vocational  I.-.-lu liii.  you.  j.s it one ot neaitn ana good,  cheer % Or do you i-wad tliero signs  <of! disease and a warning to take  action ?  Is  your  complexion  pale   and  sallow %    Lips, gums and eyelids  without color % jla~ there puftmess under the eyes %  These are indications of anaemia or poor quality of "blood. Othei*  symptoms are shortness of breath, palpitation of the heart, faintness  and dizziness, swelling of the ankles, indigestion . and _irritable .temperJ  ringing in the ears and dimness of vision.  The blood is watery. It is lacking in the red "corpuscles whieir supply nutrition to the nervous system and. go to build up the cells "and  tissues of the body.' You need just such help as is best supplied by Dr.-  Chase's Nerve Food", ��������� In this food cure you get in condensed and easily!  assimilated form the ingredients from which good, rich, red blood is  formed. Gradually and naturally the weak, listless body, is restored and  the vital organs resume their various functions.  Since the Nervo Food onves hy tlio building-up process, yon innsl expect to keep "tip  the treatment for some llttlo lime. The thoroughness' ol' lhe cure will more llin.ti reward  you for your perseverance, and in the meantime your mirror will toll you of improving  health and the return of color to the cheeks.  50 ccnlH a hov, fl for $2.50, nil <1oalei'������, or  Kilman.soii,    Kates    &   Co.,    lA'i.i    TuivutlCr,  ^^Wfms^  '-��������� ' ''ii''*,. ���������'��������� "1 **���������''    ���������'���������' ������������������  Ih', Chnso'i* Heclpo Hook, J.000 eoloctocl roclnew, nenti fi'<\ft, lr yon mention thin pAfMlw;  mmtmi&timmmessa.  SSSB  UtitEMSl  tmmmmxmmmmmmmmmm  BH^i^  5?  SSsk  BBfittS n���������?.. ������?������������S!Msa^. '.l,j,f������**JBS  T^iVA7,-4!'J^|-iiTt,-������ti^<S i  m.. i^J^^.'^i*u^*jvi^^������t>'j .., ^4 ,ip.t\w **  THE CRESTON REVIEW  THE  .E  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.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, APRIL 14  The Flower Show  The announcement that the  Creston Women's Institute will  have a flower show toward the  close of good old summer time goes  to show that, although the organization is officially less than four  months old, the ladies are not slow-  to tackle the heavier work numbered among the aims and objects  of the society, and at the same  time undertake something that will  ���������.'���������"I *rv������ *t*������l ������������ **4*>   rtm*n������\e* ^o***      ������"������<���������'*#��������������������������� x r ��������������� 4- * > *������ I*-*-*-* tO*     *"������  ���������MtltlUAlV V<J   gjj*-C^^C* *.V\.- l-A  V  M. \f J tvlVUj*j      %.*i  line which cannot be too-exteiisive-  ly practised.  Few, if any, centres in ail Canada  are more richly endowed by nature  factorily adjusted and have had a  few weeks to enjoy a little relaxation from strenuous days they are  now experiencing, that they wiii  not severally and jointly overlook  the possibility of holding a fruit  fair this year���������in connection with  the Women's Institute flower show,  if such an arrangement is possible.  The display of fruit need  not  be  It micrht  ���������   l������i-**-v      4-X~x *-w     i^twyw-* *���������--���������.������,.  i naii   tu*c   vioowii  v  ciiir^'  ���������.UV.      *+M  *"*%   lull        <%>Xk  be well to specialize on those lines  and varieties for which the Valley  is noted and which are at their  prime about the date of the fair.  There are two reasons for urging specialization: Better prizes  can be paid, there will bo a lack of  mediocre displays���������something that  will impress the casual onlookers  who may be present from other  parts���������and the space thus saved  may permit oi uiu m>wwr a,ii������.i ttutu  displays being artistically combined  in   not   more   than   two buildings,  i  j thus lessening labor on any decora-  tive effects that it may be   deemed  ; wise to undertake.  the  essentials,   both   in   soil   and  climate,   that belo   to   make   thej i  development of plant life   of  every  description so attractive, aesthetic-  eally   speaking,   with a   minimum  Financially   considered,   too,   by  _   the     fruit     classes     the  government   grant   for   the    fair  would   go   farther,    leaving     the  donations of  money-   or  kind   that  expenditure of labor.    And it  is to j fcfce citi2ens eal.e to make fco go   to.  the Valley's  credit  that   many  our citizens have not been slow  of! j  i   WIMV  a  jiiouestiy attractive prize  t'������ : list in the flower show.  avail   themselves   of  nature's   pro-       ,..    .    L     ,  .n , ,  .    ,.       .       , . . . , Its just a tnne  early, we  know,  digahtv   m   this ivgard���������notwith- \        ,        .,   ,     ,      ,   ,. . ���������  & ������ to get excited  about things nores-  standing  the   seeming indifference  c^nt   or   horticultui-al  but  as the  ladies have the flower  show   under  advisement the possibility of com-  to   unsightly   vacant   lots,  untidy  backyards  and   a   seldom-enforced  -~~. i~.7 i.   I u? .I**vv"        , ,     . .   bining a fruit fair  with  it  should  Judging by   the enthusiasm and    ,     , , . ,      ,.       ���������   ,,    ,  , . ,    , , *i also be under consideration so that  harmony which   has  charscterizea  institute operations to date the  floral exposition will be a success  if our mutual friends Old Sol and  ���������hipiter Pluvius are on their usual  good   terms   and   render   outdoor  April is here, and, regardless of the weather  .       _    -.   . "V-   '      JL     . 4P^ .,  . .-*---_      .. , ..        ~mrm 4- \t*       m ���������*. . * ������-��������������� wx yl        *>/-*��������������������������������� *-*  m*S\ 0 * ���������* *������rf*\  pIOpUGl'S,   OJMUlJj;  S**������   w it'll   ������t>->,   cimvt   %y*-������i*   <xfo   ouio  to be needing some one, or more, of the articles listed below.  These are the best goods of their class,  and the prices we quote on them so reasonabl,  that a visit to onr store will convince you that  we can not only make the Spring furbishing  up easy but also quite inexpensive in the  matter of materials���������especially in view of the  boost the war has given every commodity.  All lines are complete now, but the rare  values we otter are sure to effect a speedy  demand for the more staple lines. Therefore  we urge early buying if possible.  Complete stock of Paint, Kalsomine  and Varnish Brushes  Ironite Fluor Paint  Wagon Paint  Coach Faint  Enamel  Varnish Stains  Babalac  Putty  Harness Oil  Oua.nu.riiu  liii mi orptti'niin  ������  Pine Tar  White Lead  Boiled and Raw Oil  Church's Alabattine in all  popular shades  General  e  Merchant  Creston  British Columbia  v T      r  ���������   l n~  rair  j"\eJi u > ** ri nn s  gardening  pleasant.  operations      tolerably  the Institute  will  know   whether  they are to play a lone hand or to  i have a  partner before   proceeding  ' to   make  final   arrangements   for  To do justice to the striking  beauty of a combined show of this  sort our vocabularly fails us, and  even if the show only attracts the  attendance of Valley people it were    j labor well  spent,   though   we fee!  It is to be hoped that when j sure it will have an attraction for a  Fruit Growers Union officials get j considerable out-of-the-Valley pat-  all their pre-season financing, pack- ' ronage that will make it doubly  ing   and    shipping   details   satis- j worth while.  A Fruit Fair  Saturday's informal getting together of the school trustees of the  Valley is an incident that has all  the earmarks of being but the first  of several gatherings, that, if  animated by the same spirit of  meeting each other half way, as it  were, and the submerging of  sectional ambitious in an effort to  secure the greatest good to the  greatest nurauer in the matter o������.  education, will mean much not only  to the sections directly-interested  but to the province as a whole.  While the big   item  of  business  ������������������ti-HMM-r-raaBgg'FSCT  <3S  fe������sg  m\    arX.    _  ifwev,������viM.iM** HMMiii m^mi*mip*^m-irt!!mtK^*uxi*^*xi-miii^. MummaE  i  IS  ua  CANADA from her abundance can help supply the Empire's needs,  and this must be a comforting thought for those upon whom the  heavy burden of directing the Empire's affairs has been laid. Gain or  no Rain the course before the farmers of Canada is as clear aa it was  last year���������they must produce abundantly in order to meet the demands  that may be made and I believe this to be especially true in regard to  live stock, the world's supply of which must be particularly affected in  this vast struggle. Stress and strain may yet be in store for us oil  before this tragic conflict is over, but not one of ua doubts the issue,  and Canadians wilt do their duty in the highest sense of that great  word."-���������//OW. MARTIN BURRELL, Minister of Agriculture.  " "IWfO^^KN war ia made by reaouices, by money, by foodstuffs, as  XMX weu aa by men on)j by munitions. Vy^hile war in our lirst business, it is the imperative duty of every man in Canada to produce all  that he con, to work doubly hard while our soldiers nre in the trenches,  in order that the resources of the country may not only be conserved, but  increased, for the great struggle that lies before un. * Work and Save'  uio good motto for War-time."���������SIR THOMAS WHITE, Mini titer  of Finance,  THE CALL OF EMRE COftiES AGAIN m 1316  TO CANADIAN FARMERS, DAIRYMEN, FRUIT GROWERS, GARDENERS  WHAT IS NEEDED? these in particular-  WHEAT, OATS, HAY,  Utefcfr,  WWIi,  BACJON,  CHEESE, KC;*JS, IH TITER, POULTRY,  I  CANNED FRUITS, FRUIT JAMS,  SUtiAK,  kUUNKV,  WOOL, i'LAX i'lliiRE,  BEANS, PEAS, 1>K1KI> VEGETABLES  We must feed ourselves, feed our soldiers, and help feed the Allies.    The need is greater in  J9J6 than it was in 191S.    The difficulties are greater, the task is heavier, the  need is more urgent, the call to patriotism is louder���������therefore be  thrifty and produce to the limit.  "THE   AGRICULTURAL   WAR   BOOK   FOR   191C" ,H ...,* i.,  n���������. ,������������������,.���������.-  Tim I'liltlirutioini lluuirli, IV.pniUncut nf AKi'M'-ull.ur^', Oltiiwn.  Ti������ In*   liiul   (nun  was to find out .what outside districts would be prepared tc do in  the matter of assisting the proposed new high school several  other matters were also to the fore  on which all the districts were more  or less vitally affected and on which  it was quite unanimously agreed  corrective legislation would have  to be enacted if the province hopes  to be able to secure competent and  responsible ratepayers to serve on  trustee boards.  The chief of these complaints  would seem to be against the present system of colleating school  taxes and the necessitating of  trustees barrowing money on their  personal security to keep things  going in case taxes were slow in  coming in. It is felt that seeing  the government undertakes to do  the assessing and collecting if it  fails to gather- in enough to keep  the school financed it shouid at  least empower the trustees to  barrow on the security of the unpaid taxes, and not on a note that  renders trustees liable in person as  at present.  This is but one, of the evils on  whioh Satu day's gathering wns  agreed prompt redress is desirable.  There were several others, as well  as some matters of local co-operation, that now that confidence in  each othor has been established  will likely come up for consideration at some not distant conference  with much looal benefit���������and if  gone into on a provircial basis  should eventually bo produotivo of  great good to the many rural  schools that suffer from tho samo  eduoational department maladministration as obtains hero.  *T������     *"���������������"���������������  Gets New Map  ���������j  *!  1  !  ������  THE   GOVERNMENT   OF   CANADA  THE   DEPARTMENT  OF   AGRICULTURE  ^BBjlHWflmi^^ '      *> L'CCi.:-UXi>->*-<lx\-; *A,fj I  ���������ffiitpjmnpi���������!"JIT**fiTM*^1''T"-LllP'''*"1*"ll*',M<'''Mi*���������MI'if* *���������" -^ ���������      xmmmrmWvmmhj ,ir.^ \  TUE   DEPARTMENT  OF   FINANCE  y-c������*������B-������t-Bi^  DiirirtK 1015 tho Trail Rod Cross  woi-ket'H iiwuli! and shippi-d Kvl3i)  articles. Oct on to tho W. Editor  Wilcox wouldn't toll a Ho, not for tho  sake of an extra pair of pyjunuiw ������'von.  Editor Lovo of tho Grank Forks  Gazette had a rhubarb plo on Sunday  made from outdoor grown, 1010.  rJr������r������V "RYh'Ito vihnltnvh. ono nf th������*>  nl-ulIts moHHiiriiiK T2j, iuulu-H.  Fornio council has petitioned tho  provincial fl-oycrnmont for authority  to oloot tho Hoonsii and police ooui-  misHlonerH which avo pronout chosen  by tlio nttornoy-Konoral.  Kaslo  Kootenaian:   Two inolnhorH  Secretary Henderson whs tho only  one of the ���������regulars iibsi nt from tin;  April meeting of Creston 13oard of  Trade on Tuesday night, the secretarial burden being assumed by O. G.  Bennett for the evening.  Letters were read from J. 11. Schofield, M.P.P., thanking the board, <>n  behalf of the members of the legislature foi- their gift of two boxes of  apples, stating that the M.P.P.'s were  pretty generally agreed that the fruit"  was about the best tbey had tested  since a similar treat was furnished  them by the board about a year ago.  There was also a letter from the Rossland board of trade asking Creston's  eadorsation of a resolution asking for  some miner chauge in the new war  taxes.  The Kooky Mountsiin Portland  Cement Company wrote asking for all  possible infoi-ntnation as to the' new  high school Creston proposes building.  The Permanent Blind Relief Ax.socia-  f-.ijwi        ,in     A tviJiiMfnr,."R������,"f 5������li    OV**\,n''S.O.-  tion that aspires to look after those  coming back from the war blind in tin-  way of teaching them some avocation  whore sight is not an absolute essential, wrote asking for the board's very  best financial consideration.  Mr. Aminerman, the gentleman who  will be in charge of tho creamery which  expects to start operation at Cranbrook  in May will be here in a few days  looking the Croston Valloy oyer to  secure a cream supply from this section. Ho will be advised to get in _  touch with W. V. Jackson, who was  tho loading spirit in the early-winter  move to establish a butter factory  hero. Also with C. O. Rodgers, who  is acquainted with tho dairying situation in the Canyon City section.  Tho now map of tho Valloy, gotten  out by Chas. Monro, P.L.S., is now a-  vailablo for all those who ordered  copies somo months ago. Tin; map  was favorably romarkod upon by all  who havo soon it. It shows all the  roads, sub-divisions, school section  boundaries and all the other iutorn-  mation usually to bo obtained from a  map of this sort, covering the territory  from beyond Wynndel to Port Hill, as  well at; the ".icitiun the riyor" eouutry.  The numbering of tho lota and blocks  is very legible enabling ono to readily  locate any and every parcel of property  in the area mapped,  J������ I V  ,.   TV.I  X.tX    V..I.   XX   X'X  0 M-.       ��������� . .4.4 11   ,       ������...  ������ '  j/lllKIIIII^      111!  leaving soon for Idaho, and will  make  the trip in a. row boat,.  Tho ladles aid society of ^tevelsloko  I hoHoital raised $!������'^) for that IuhHIu-  | tion hint year.  Tho Nows claims that in flvo years  Trail's school population has more  than doubled. If it can be flnanced'a  flU5.()00 two-story addition will Vie  built to tho school this year.  'IM. ,.   1,1,,  . , ...    . ...      r. r     n ., r, ,,,,...      w...   . .   ...  ,1^,    ...     t'.     ,.,l,,.ltt .      ������,ij ,,,������%..������  at Greenwood last week brings the  smelter output, up to 70 per t-cnt. ol  its capacity.  Tho new  Cranbrook  creamery  expects lo be in npi-rat ion early  in May.  ^*iiWiM^iii������u..'.t������i^^   ���������������������������-.-���������������������  nm iiiiiiirifitliiilitfif^^"^1  a'itiiii^'is^  m  ������ am  THE CRESTON   REVIEW  s.  "?���������  Hardy, northern-grown stock  of the following varieties :}  Senator Dan-Jap, Parson's Beauty  Glen Msr| and Msgecn  am.*x  0������������ ... ,. a _  ���������r*l������l51S.  RriKtnain.  I���������-T ���������-������  A*    PA  1,000 Plants, f.o.b. here, $6.50  Sold Coin Seed Potatoes  SELECTED STOCK  $1.50 per 100 pounds  W������  IVionrsid  Wynndel, B.C.  Valley Trustees  Want High School  Wynndel Box Factory  ufvueinci  i* b niivi.i.|  MANUFACTURES  \w$ Grates  Roygh and Dressed Lum&er  VTJ-V X  YOU*  DiigmkinfT  I lUiilUillg;  x>  1      S  nnini  imisiip asin  General Repair Woiv  Done  by  W. B. Embree  Tbe satisfaction  nf  work   welt  done  i-i   ������������������im i*i i������ after, the Dric-> ip foreo^en  0 SB  BWB8.B  DRAI.BR in  High classBoots and Shoes  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Specially  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, tho Yukon Territory, thoNorth-  Woat Territory and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre.. Not  more than 2,600 acres will be loaned to  ono applicant.  Application for a lease uiunt be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district in which  the rights applied for aro situated.  In Hurvoyod territory tho land must  bo described by sections, or legal subdivisions oj sections, and in unsnrvoy-  <*d territory the tract applied for shall  bo staked out by tho applioant himself.  Each application must bo accomp-  ii.nin<l by a foo of $5 whioh will bo refunded if the rights applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty  shall bo paid on tbo merchantable output of tho mine at tho rate of live cents  por ton.  Tim p-u'Moii opm-iitiiiK i/uu mint- mii-iii  furnish tho Agent with sworn returns  accounting for tho full quantity of  inercliantable ooal mined and pay tho  royalty thoroon. If tho coal mining  i-ii/htH aro not being operated, such  returns should bn furnished at least  onco a yoar.  The leaso will include tho coal mining  rights only, bnt tho lessee may bo permitted to purchase whatever available  surface righto may bo necessary for tho  working of the mine at the rate of $10  an aero.  For full information application  ������lioul'l lu- iiiimIi- to tlio FW-crotarv of the  Department of tho Interior, Ottawa,  or Ut any agent or Cub-Agent of  Dominion I.������andH.  W. W. CORY. Deputy Minister of  tlio Intt-rior.  ��������� ��������� ���������������������      mm , t    ....    , ... i. 11.... t:,,,,,, f t I. t,.  The conference of Valley school  trustees, which was held iu the Creston school on Saturday afternoon  proved even a greater success than its  originators had a.nticipated. Every  school district excepting Alice Siding  was represented by one or more delegates, iho Huscroft school having aii  three trustees in attendance.  F. K. Hurry, chairman of the Creston school board, was chosen as chairman of the meeting, while C. F.  Hayes was selected secretary, and was  favored with a number of resolutions  to pass on to the education department for their serious consideration.  The most important matter was. to  get an expression of opinion from the  outside trustees as to what help might  be expected from them in case Creston  were to undertake the buiiding and  conduct of a full fledged high school.  Trustee Craigie of Erickson, Bathie of  "Wynndel, Pochin of Canyon City, and  Lyon of Huscroft's were quite outspoken in their endorsation of the project subject, of course, to an equitable  arrangement of the school's expense  and representation on the high school's  board of management. They also  urged that in view of their willingness  to support the high school the pupils  from their schools should be allowed  to attend the Creston public school  for their entrance class work without  charge to either parents or school  district, which point the Creston trustees are willing to concede.  In urging this concession Trustee  Craigie pointed out that at present  scholars attending rural schools almost invariably required two years to  get their entrancs certificate. This  was not due to the incompetency of  the teacher in most cases, as it was a  manifest impossibility for the average  teacher to handle all the classes from  the primary to the entrance, to say  nothing of controlling the. schalars,  and do any where near justice, to all  the classesand subjects taught. Some  of the trustees were also of the opinion  S +iu..������.    :������   4-U~    -,���������,!��������� ���������������������������-.���������   ~1~~~    ������������.).    U-,.3  UXXXXIX?     XX      VXXXt      X2XXtJXGXXl%*t2     %s.LC������������3������?        VT XfX O.       &2CLU.  not to be taught the schools might be  able to get along with a teacher holding a lower certificate and thus save a  good part of the money the high school  would cost the district.    *'  In closing the discussion on this  point Trustee Hurry pointed out that  as present constituted graduates of  the present superior school here after  completing the usual Normal School  term were given a Third Grade Certificate. Were they able to take the  full high school course here on completing the Normal term they would  get a Second Grade certificate, which  i3 good for life.  The matter was finally disposed of  by a resolution of Messrs. Craigie and  Bathie���������That we assist Creston School  District in the matter of securing and  enninping a hi������rh school and paying  teacher's salary, provided they allow  pupils from assisting districts to take  the entrance class work at tbe Creston public school, and allow us representation on the board of trustees of  the said high school, subject to the  approval of the ratepayers at the  forthcoming annual school meeting.  Tho present system of financing  rural schools came in for considerable  criticism. Trustee Jackson thought it,  was timo a move was mado for united  action on the part of all tho rural  schools to have the government amend  the School Act so as to givo each district authority to collect its own school  taxes, or failing this provision should  bo mado that in case a loan had to Vie  obtained that such borrowing i-hould  bo on tho security of tho uncollected  taxes and not on tho personal security  of tho trustees as at present. Truuteo  Lyon favors going still further and  doing away with tho loan business,  simply putting it up to tho government to either collect tho taxes or bo  penaii/jud for i/iitm- i-uiui.tr lo ill) ao. hy  being com polled to advance tho money  whether the taxes woro paid or not.  Trustee Poohin ulao protostod against  tricts setting up a new high school,  both in the matter of equipping and  providing a school building, and the  allowancemade on the teachers salary.  When this Is- available along with  some other general inf omnia tion another conference will be called so that  the matter can vbe more intelligently  discussed, and some basis for apportioning the share' of the expence each  district shaii raise gone into thoroughly so that the ratepayers at tbe annual  meetings will have all the facts at  their disposal and thus be able to mako  a decision in the matter forthwith.  The outstanding features of the  gathering was the unanimity that  prevailed as to the necessity for the  high school, the willingness of aii  present to strain a point or two financially if need be to secure the school the  need for which is already apparent  ciHu suro vO nsCCGnie Tciore pressing sn  the-.-immediate future. Nor was its  worth as an attraction to new residents  by any means lost sight of.  Trustees in attendance were:   James  Huscroft, John Fraser and "D.G.Lyon,  school District; F. Knott and  T*t  ���������-������Cl ������-���������������������������#-% ���������*���������  jJLunL,  A. D. Pochin, Canyon City; J. Bathie,  Wynndel; J. M. Craigie.jErickson; and  Mrs. Mallandaine, F. K. Hurry and F.  H. Jackson, Creston.  J. T. Wood is opening a new general  store at Golden.  There are 15 telephones in Sandon,  and 57 in New Denver.  Two furnaces are now in   operation  at Greenwood smelter.  Some Bossland ranchers were busy  ploughing early last week.  jxmitjxtoxtxx x*x,x.\sxls3xi3  are  exporting 500  V  "  W  tho school funds and making tho trustees liable for theso shortcomings,  citing an  incident whoro a ratepayer  .        ������  ������������������     ���������������      I   1  1    ,,,1       ,1| ,.t .Ar.t  \V<-1������    liimi    u���������viL-    ������>n    ,.   .IK...,,.,.    l.tLll'lLl,  note for two yours aftor ho consort to  be a monbor of the trustee board. Ho  also wanted somo action talcon that  would ensure school triintoos getting  thoir copy of tho niisossment roll at  least ten days before tho annual school  mooting, with all tho necessary details  given -not au had been tho oiiho lately  when tho roll Is little moro than a lint  of winii-H with only tbe amount of  taxes payable hcI- op-jot-iti* each name.  The Creston board is bnay already  in an effort to find  out ennotlv what  dozen of eggs weekly now.  The March payroll at Trail smelter  is expected to reach $120,000.  A sale of home cooking nt Golden  last week got the Red Cross workers  $54.35.  The January-February-March ore  receipts at Trail are the largest in the  smelter's history,  Fernie has now about 60 recruits for  the 225th Battalion. The uniforms  arrived last week.  A petition is in circulation at "Boss-  land for the weekly half holiday during May, June, July and August.  Thirty of the 225th Battalion recruits were found drunk on Cran-  brook's streets one day last week.  The P. Burns butcher shop at Kaslo  put its delivery rig back on the job on  Monday���������after a six months' rest.  Thos Freeman, a returned First  Contingent war hero, has been made  C.P.B. policeman at Cranbrook depot.  The Auditorium at Cranbrook expects to resume business in its moving  niotnvA rljanirvtmpnt,  at  n.n earlv dn.tf.  r - - ��������� _ ��������� t��������� ... ���������  Customs collections at Trail for the  year ending March 31 were almost  triple those of the previous twtlye  months.  For March Grand Forks school  pupils gave $16.20 to tho Patriotic  Fund���������an average of 4J cents per  scholars.  Fornie provincial voters' list closed  on Monday. The Conservatives and  Liberals oach put on about one hundred names.  Competent male bank clorks are becoming scarce. The Home Bank at  Fernie has been compelled to install a  lady cashier.  Only 20 of Kaslo's dog owners hayo  paid tho dog tax. Tho delinquents  aro to be prosecuted if thoy do not  whack up forthwith.  While exploring tho innards of an  old sufo on tho garbage dump at Golden last wook It. J. Williams found a  $5 Rold piece in one of the drawers.  Fornio Free Press: Gasoline in now  retailing from tho local garage at fifty  cents a gallon. Tho high price will no  doubt curtail ioy riding to a considerable extent.  Announcement has boon made that  tbo old Kaslo btamplng works will  hiuuuly he cos-verlcd "tinto a yluul for  tho treatment of Kootenay load. Kino  and copper ores.  Rov. O. M. Wrightof Prince George,  B.C., has been called to tho pastorate  of Nelson Preisbyteriafi Church, which  has boen vacant since tho death of  ftov. Van Munstor In January.  Free i-tonh: A iai*g������i iii^iu, oi* h'*-*11"  kept tho citizens of Fornio awalce with  their noitio on Sunday night. Thoy  woro attracted by tho light from tho  eoko ovens and Hngor-od in  the vioin-  Jackson's Teas at 45c. and 55c. lb.  fl���������'''-"'��������� ���������"'''        ' ��������� & .. 1-    ���������__      i^"    _^jr.^   AAM.*-;V   W..     xmmmmJLmiV ��������� ^rfV^O W4iO������ 'mMmmmm -*mT**' m*    ' V   *������    -^ >���������������--������*������������  *^fi "������������������  lil^ Js^^^������p|^*ia UtffeSI Ugfclfif-m&i  We respectfully beg to notify our  customers arid the citizens generally that  commencing MAY 3rd THIS STORE WILL  CLOSE EVERY WEDNESDAY at 1  o'clock prompt, and will remain closed until  Thursday morning.  This policy prevailed' for the greater part  of 1915vwith little or no inconvenience to the  public and gave merchants a much-appreciat-  ���������*������    ���������* m r*     ���������* nn  ea naii-aay on.  We feel certain its continuance this year  will be as mutually beneficial, and thank you  in advance for your cheerful co-operation in  the matter.  a a  Phone 81  General Store  *r^E*7&*%itt  s s  Creston  Lreston  liote  JL  I      pegc/vzigt-vggi/ss&'l  The Leading  Hotel of the  Fruit     Belt  II  "\ /OU will make no mistake  I when you get off the train  if you sign the register at  the Creston Hotel. Travelling  men will substantiate this. We  study the comfort of our guests.  The rooms are well furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  '  Our   Guests  Call   cAgain  fmi*^vvm^^v^Hf*ia*\m*0^mmJmwj^.*i <m mwinimffiji'  Headquarters tor Mining Men,  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  aud Commercials.  i  i  /    R  /<���������  Pm  A      *  op.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SHI EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.. LL.D.. 1>.C.L., President  JOHN AIRD, General Monaster. II. V. F. JONES. Ana't General Manacer  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  ire supplied free of charge on application. s~a  O. ix, BENNETT  manager oreuton Ijjuiuju  ������������.������,������,,*,,9,jir.i*.jft^  "**  w  j������   Shipment of McLauglin Sleighs and Cutters on Hand   j  * TEAM   SLEIGHS &  Transfer, livery and Feed Stables  i  if*v������.r'*ui>������n<'Ti' will nof l������i> iml<1 tor.     I Iw-lp the Kovovtuooui, <<ixt,������MiilM to ������Hh-I ity IW liotm*.  Harness, Single and Double and Supplies on Hand  ^ Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness  I  Sleighs and Cutters COAL FOR SALE   J  $   I   G. \*J* ivb-Uwb GO Ll S^ 1    B \J$Jm   g  #       Uono fifl Sli-dwir Avminfl llo* 14 $  I  ���������mi  ���������'MW'^tH-fiWHl-H-tpW^^  )lllllllll,ll������l������ll������lllllllllllll  tqWt-tywWffiti.jiW'W'f^ xceast in the  Yon cannot get real Bovril  except in the Bovril bottle.  Bovril is so strong- that it cannot possibly be manufactured in   cheap cubes.    It  takes   the  beef  of  a whole  bullock to make a dozen bottles of Bovril.      Add Bovril to  make your cookery more nourishing- and to save butchers'  bills.    But it must be Bovril.  Insect Pests  In Canada  Pests  Means   For   Controlling    Insect  Throughout Dominion  lu the report of '.ho Ilomia'ou -?u-  tonioiogist foi* the year eiuliag March  31st, 1014.. which has just been published, au account is given, of tho  activities of the Entomological  Branch of the Dominion Department  of Agriculture, in the matter cf controlling insect pests tiiroughoui Canada and all who are interested in this  j The British Navy  r  ! More Than Million Men in the Diffcr-  I cox. orsnenes of Nsvfii Wotk  ! The magnitude of the work going; on  j in the navy is shown in a letter from  i the admiralty to Sir Gilbert Parker,  : answering his enquiry ia the house ot'  i commons on 'he number of people en-  Is Now Said to be so Scarce That it is  \Aff...XU.      U.     IAUUUJ      I ~������     ftftXfi  .. wi (,11    t ta    vvciyia    ii,    ������v.m  Luther Bin-bank stated .some time  ago that potatoes have been grown  so long from cuttings that people  nre getting "-out of  the   habit  of  pru-  breeding     purposes.  ^     purpose  gaged in all branches of the uavy and  of naval work.  Th������ letter state- that the navy  proper had ."HtS.oGQ officers and men  when the war broke out, which number has now increased to 320,000 with  the authority granted    for a    further  subject will be repaid by a perusal of i increase to 350,000 officers and men,  this record oi a year's work. The j besides (57.000 naval reserves. There  department now maintains nine field; are also Si>,000 men engaged in work  laboratories in ciiffereut parts or: the! at royal dockyards and other naval  Dominion at -\vhk-U investigations on j establishments, and several times that  various insect pests are carried on. ; number on admiralty work under eon-  Tfcis line of work constitutes the chief (tract and sub-contract.  aspect of trie work of the brunch. A ; Besides these, the letter specifies  large amount of work is necessi'.ated ; men engaged iu getting coal for the  by   the   administration   of  the   Insect j fleet., -dock-side   workers    and   civilian  crews of coalers, oilers,  mine sweepers, supply ships, etc., and in addition  women engaged in making  For Conah.s,  loins of any  derful  Co it is  iiisfempor,   and  (  and Pests Regulations of the Destructive Insect aad Pest Act, involving  the inspection and fumigation of trees  and plants entering Canada. Perhaps  one of the most interesting of the  activities el* the branch is the work  carried on aga!nrT the "Rra-.vtvtai!  Mot'i in Eastern Canada particularly.  the  Importation and establislimer.;  the   parasites   of xais  insect  and  of  the  A man is siven sho-.v-  Gyp-.y  Moth.  ing  the  places   in   Canada where  bv  men    and  eiothiug and  fleet.  Thomas  secretitrv of  '���������     "li asked  ��������� sentence, I  ; man  in the  preparing    food  for  the  oeen. tii5inour.ee  ihe  ihe  "Moths  nave  department.  Other branches of work covered by  the   report   are   investigations   on   ;'n-  s'lcts affecting cereals anu other nV:d  crops,    including    an account  of the  notorious   army-worm     outbreak     in  1913;   insects   affecting    fruit    crops,  as  the   result   of  whieh   investigation  work    of    great    practical value has .  ensued:   insects affecting    forest and j  shade   trees  in  which  an account  of j  the  investigations    of    Stanley Park, i  Vancouver,   which  has   been  so   seriously    affected    bv    frost    insects is?'  given;  insects affecting domestic ani-j  xnals   and  man  and  insects  affecting 1  garden and greenhouse.    The    report j  is a record  o. marked  progress  in a 1  branch     of  the   work   of  the   depart-1  ment  of  agriculture   which   not   only j  affects   agriculture,   but   also   forestry ;  and public health.    Copies of this re- j  port  may be had free  on application \  to   tha   Publications   Branch,   Depart-1  ment of Agriculture,  Ottawa, and re  "J.     Mv.Namara,     financial  the admiralty, adds:  to  put  the   matter in  a  would say that for every  navy, of which there are  ��������� something like 300,000, there are cer-  ; tainly two    persons and possibly even  ' three at work ou    ship    construction,  repairing and contributing to the gen-  ' era! efficiency and  lighting ability of  ; the fleet."  i An aggregate of more than one  ; million persons-engaged in various  I branches of naval work is thus shown.  ducing  seed   for  Seed for brooding purpose:*, la in  great demand und is worth $U.OO  a thimblefull, according to some  authorities. A thimblefull of potato  seed is a difficult mat lor to hud.  Edward Blgelow, un authority on  such -maltfira, writes iu "The Guide  to Nature" for .Inmuiry, giving an  interesting account of the great  difficulty experienced iu securing  seed for poUUoes. Much of the article is reprinted In the current issue  of the Literary Digest,  Mr. Hige'.ow recalled tliat 13 years  ago he attended a lecture in an agricultural college when the professor  lecturing stated that potato seed was  very scarce. Mr. 1'igleow refused to  believe it and tried to timi tho seed-  ball  to  prove  the   professor  wrong.  He and his    friends    could iind no  seed   in   Connecticut,   and   since   then  it   has   been   found   that   potato  is  very scarce aud  anywhere.  William    Stuart,  the   Uniteu   Suites,  Industry,  writes  that  the  more     seed   ball  is     iitat   most  produce   pollen     capable   of  tion.     Such   pollen   develops   best   in  northern   climates   and   consequently jzone-  the   seed   ball  of  potatoes  are   found'  such ailment,  give small doses of that'\\*,oii-  reinody,   now   tho  moat  used   in   existence.  SPOHN'S   DISTEMPER    COMPOUND  For sale by  any good ding-gist,  harnes-s. dealer,  or delivered  by  SPOHN   MEDICAL  CO.,  Chemists and  Bnet-jrloloolsts. Goshen,  Ind.,  U.S.A.  ���������cuasMomcM  ;ihy   I  Young   Man,   Don't Wait  Until You  arc   Fifty  Befor- You Begin to Save. Up For Old Age. v  THE EXCELSIOR LIFE  INSURANCE  COMPANY  WILL   SAVE   MONEY   AND   MAKE   MONEY    FOR   YOU  Taik   With   One   of   Our   Agents.  More Frigrhtfulness  Fresh     Areas    to     be   Laid  Waste   if  Kaiser is Not Permitted to Name  Terms  Maximilian Harden,  in   an  extraordinary article in his paper, Die Zult-  unft, depicts Germany as unwilling to  seed i ue compelled to lay waste fresh areas  be  had ! of the world and redouble her triumph  j of death, but as no longer able to be  i,,.,..:���������.,i,������������������;.t     _������i content   with   an   interminable   defeil-  lU'I j. iCillt Ut 1ST,      Oil     . ...  ���������, r -.-.���������,.    - x        1, _  ,_... i sive.    It Great Britain reaects all peace  i'lrt1"-1 proposals  until  Germany  has  proved  ���������ire   uo**   developed ' tlie effl<jac>" ������e submarine warfare, he  ..0.,..,\n    Mi-ints   do   not'says*  the United States  must not ex-  '   *~*abl4  of  germlua-P,ect a cessation thereof, and "no stars  i or stripes will protect a ship in the war  lit!  o  can  'oureau    oi  reason  most   frequently   in   Maine,  Michigan aud "Wisconsin.  Northern  WOMEN'S HEAITH  NEEDS CONSTANT CARE  Work and Worry Leaves Her a  Victim of Many Distressing  Ailments.  Were  Boon  h  a Paisley Man  *W \mf   HUM  PAIN  IN  HIS BACK  Mr. Jas. A. Bryce Tells V/hy He Recommends Dodd's Kidney "Pills to  All Who Suffer From Kidney Disease.  quests  for the report may be mailed ] back,"   says   Mr.  Jas.   A.   Bryce,  Paisley,     Ont.��������� (Special).���������"I     can  highly recommend Dodd's Kidney Pills  j to anyone suffering from pain in the  well  this  ii,iu    ueell   iiGilui.v'u  free.    All   inquiries    regarding  insect j known   and   highly respected   in  pests should be addressed to ths Dominion   Entomologist,   Department   of  Agriculture.   Ottawa,   and  no  postage  is required on such letters.  A Real Asthma Relief. Dr. J. D. Kel-  logg's Asthma Remedy has never been  advertised by extravagant statements,  lis claims are conservative indeed,  when judged by the cures which it performs. Expect real relief and pormati-  ent benefit when you buy this remedy  and you will not have cause for disappointment. It gives permanent relief  in many cases where ether so-called  remedies have utterly failed.  Use Glass Bottom Boats  Dr. M. S. IngH*-, a Canadian army  Burgeon, who arrived on the Anchor  Liner Cameronia from Liverpool, declared that he had knowledge of the  capture in British nets of seventeen  German submarines.  Doctor Inglis told how the crew of  one of them had been found shot to  death after it had been lowed ashore.  Doctor Inglis said he had been allowed to descend into the sub mar: no  and bad seen the bodies. "T> .--.ave  them from death by suffocation."  he said. "Ihe ad-viral had shot all his  men  and  then  himself appare.-T.lv."  Doctor Inglis added that the Urit-  Jsh are now niakinu use nf gl-.v-'i bottom boatti witii more or le<jy success  In scouting fur submarines in "-on-  -Juiniion with a- hydroplan,.! fleet.  "The -;!;iss used, he Kaid, uives n  view of the water :o a depth o  or sixtv feet.  neighborhood  with a pain in my back for about a  year.  "Heading the self-examination  page in Dodd's Almanac led me to  believe that my trouble came from my  kidneys so I went and got a box of  Dodd's Kidney Pills. Before they were  done I was feeling as well as ever.    .  ''Dodd's Kidney Pills were certainly  a great, boon to ihe."  Dodd's Kidney Pills act directly on  the kidneys. By putting them in condition to do their proper work they accomplish the cures so regularly re-  porteu. Healthy kidneys make pure  blood and the man or woman who has  pure blood coursing through their  veins can laugh at nine-tenths of the  ills of life.  Every woman's health is peculiarly  dependent upon the condition of her  blood. How many women suffer with  headache, pain, in the back, poor appetite, weak digestion, a constant feeling of weariness, palpitation of the  heart, shortness of breath, pallor and  nervousness. If you have any of  these symptoms you should begin today to build up your blood with Dr.  "Williams' Pink Pills., Under their use  the nervous energy of the body is restored as the blood becomes red and  pure and the entire system.is strengthened to meet every demand upon it.'  They nourish every part of the body, i  giving brightness to the eye and color  to the cheeks and lips.  Mrs. Jas. S. Francis, Oalcwood, Ont.,  says: "I should have written long ago  to tell what Dr. Williams* Pinlc Pills  did for me, but I suppose it is better  late than never.' In June, 1913, I had  to go to an hospital for an operation  for female weakness. 1 was in the hos-  . "Six months ago." says Harden,  "the Germans could be content with  defense, holding and using what they  had  conquered.     Now   it  is too  late.  "Can we wait until the enemy, has  spied out every feature of our system, military and economic, and  there creeps upon us a state of want,  vvnicn at present  is falsely reported?  Established 1856  "Everything worth growing: In  Flowers and  . V ' "Wife -%*��������� mxm^*,m* m^s-m^ .  is offered and illustrated in our handsome  C a t a 1 o g u e, together  -with full cultural instructions.   Sent free on  request,  copy.  i.Ox ���������������  J. A. SIMMERS, Limited  Toronto,  Out.  pitai for a month, before  is able to  clear  f lifiy  So your son Willie has got  office boy.    How Is he gct-  Caller-  a job as  ting on?  Fond Molher���������Splendidly! Ho already knows wlio ought to be dis-  c-liargpil, and is merely wailing to get  promoted so-thnt lie can attend to it.  M  gia.  innrd's Liniment Relieves Neural*  because  the entire system  becomes permeated with  injurious acids.  To relieve ilieiimaliiim Scott*};  ���������'.She has give:, up the idea of getting a divorce,"  "I  thought  she was  delormined."  "Determined. Bhc had her court  dieasjos picked."  "Oiil   he   win   hor back?"  "No; slie heard that, alimonies were  not being worn a������ large as formerly  this  i'eason,"  Miller's Worm Powders do not need  the lifter-help ol" castor oil or any tmr-  galivo lo complete their thoroughiioisrt,  because   they  are thorough   In   them-  selves.      One    d-iso    of    them,    and  I Ihoy  will    be    found    pnhitnble    by  'all children, will end lho worm t"f������ub|e  | by making the j-w.-ni-.ich and bowolu un-  lu'imbli' lo the iiaiVuslli-s, And v<,\ only  hhls. bill, lho pnwdei-H  will  bo eetlalti  iio exert uii'ihI, heuelicial  intlueneos in  ; the  digest I ve <irgiui*-.  get home. Three weeks after this I  started for a trip to the Pacific coast,  in the hope that my health would further improve. On the way I stopped  to visit a sister in Southern Alberta,  and on arriving at her home (afteraSo  mile drive) I was completely done  out. I found my sister ill, her baby  having been born the week before. As  there was no one to help, I had to  take care of the child and do the  household work, and in the three  weeks that, passed beforo my sister  took charge I was completely worn  cut, nnd again nearly ill.   However, I  "There is still a short space of time  during    which    Germany might come j  to terms.   Without   loss   of honor her I  enemies might make a decent and en-'  during peace, which would not bar the  way to gradual reconciliation and harmony.  "These peace offers, It is suggesl-  ed, might include a little disarmament, a little international socialism  and a proposal to pool war expenses.  If these propoasls are refused Germany will have paid the last debt  she owed to the world and humanity,  and can proceed to be more frightful  than ever with complete indifference  to the views of neutrals.  "If tliere must be death we will  determine the hour. j  "But   if   Great   Britain   is  yearning!  for proof that Ave cannot wound her j  heart with submarines and air craft, I  and if she will not discuss peace un-j  til  this has been proved, the United !  States must reconcile  itself    to    the  conviction that no further hesitations  will   cripple  our  submarine  war and  no   stars   or   stripes     will   protect   a  ship in the war^zone."  Felix Ernest Maximilian Harden,  editor of the Die Zukunft. a weekly  paper of Berlin, founded by him in  1892, was born in Berlin in 1SS1, and  received his education in that city,  where later on he made his debut in  literary  circles.  Writing under the pseudonym of  "Apostata," he dealt very extensively and fearlessly with the larger  sides of political economy and social  life. So frank and fearless were his  utterances that ho more than once  came under the Emperor's displeasure. Recently Dei Zukunft was  suspended by the imperial will, and  Harden was therefore obliged to seek  tx greater freedom in Swiss neutrality,  whore  his  paper at  the  moment  ^������^sSi&s^^^^m&S^^^sms^nS^'.  are high-class, well-made, and perfect  fitting. AH ordered clothing niada to  measure. Agents wanted in every town  The Clifton Tailors, Limited  20 Hayter St., Toronto, Ont.  7s sm^s&^m*  The Great English Rctnedv.  Tones and invigorates tho who!*  Ineryems system, makes new- Blood  in old Vt.'ing, 1'iivcs T^U'votus  Debility, Mental and Brain iVorrv.llcspoii-  dency. Loss of ICnerrj;/, Palpitation of In a  Heart, Failing Memory. Trice ������1 per bor, sis  for $5. One -will please, eis will cure. Sold byall  druggists or mrulci ia plain pkg. on  receipt ai  Rrice. A>������7 pamphlet wailed free. THE WOOIS  1ED8C1NS CO.������T08C:'T0.CNT. (FsraorlylVloiissrJ  THE MEW FRENCH REMEDY  ���������' sua i,-��������� g-   N������1. No* B3.3  Used inlrrL-ni'b  Hospitals witii  great success, cures chronic weakness, lost vigok  & VIM KIDNEY- BLADnfiK. DISEASES. BI.OOD POISON,  SILKS     EITHER  NO   DHUGGltirS Or MAIL 81. POST A CV4  vtcugeka co. so. beekman st. new york or lyman broa  toronto write for free dook to on. i.e ct-ero  Med Co HaverstockHd.Hampstead. London, Emq.  1RV NEW PRftGKEITASTEr.ESS)rORMQlf    EASY  TO  TAKE  TR-aSS'ta^ Sk B^B'^kEVS  safe ams  SEE IH*1 TRADR MAItKEt WORO * THURAPIQN * IS Of!  SRIt  GOVT SIAM? Af flXtL TO ILL GENUINS fACKKT*.  *m   &  XiiilUil-iiiH  j Mi   in   M  i:> ,i ii'.tii.ic  ���������If  'Ot!  IIU!|J  impart;*.  Enjoys Seeiiirt Them Shiver  \    !���������><���������>!K'h   h'in vill ill   niiV'-f   >"l|o   r  iliiil. up iii- Yiiiiiiici'-iii'-ii-i on August  \x\ 1,  -.mil   who  huiiii'i*:. il  to  cs'-apo  started on my westward trip, ana de- <  cided to stop off at Han ft', where I re-1 .    ,   , ,,.,-,-���������  mained a week, but it did not seem jia bsinS* published.  to help me, and I resumed my jour- j  ney.    On  the train I took sick, and j DeaflieSS  Cannot  Be Cured  could not eat, and as I was alone my '  condition  was .pitiable.    Finally    tho  porter wired ahead to North Bend for  a doctor to see me.   The doctor wanted me to leave the train and go to a  hospital, but I determined to continue  my journey to Vancouver.    The modi- j  cine the doctor gave me did not help;  me, and  1 waa getting worse all thei  time.   And thou a young man who had i  (ha opposite berth asked me if 1 would !  try Dr. William:-' Pink nils and gave  nie a box he bad,   I used these and the I  porter gor ine two more boxes,'and by |  tin- time 1 reached my journey's end lj  was feeling some better.   I stayed t.wo i  mouths on  the coasi.    and  continued  inking Dr. Williams' Pink Pills all that  time,    1 bad gained hi weight and appearance, and when I started for'home  I fell, belter llian I had done for years,  Xow I always keep Dv. Williams' Plnlc  Pills In  lhe lv'V.-ie, and both  my hus-j  band  aud   my  young  daughter    Havo'  been  be no filed  by their mie.    I bless  the diiy Ihni  young inuu  on  iho train  gave me his iio.v: of pills, otherwise 1  might    never  have  tried  them,    and  would have still been an invalid."  Vou enn m-t Dr. Wilihiins' Pink Pills  from any medicine dealer or by mall,  at fit) cents a hox or six boxes l'or $'^P,Q  from Tho Dr, Williams' "Medicine Co,,  HroekvilU:, Out,  nt  Mr/-i;;-ih in the filiations and sup-  y,\U", I I.e. vety oil-food that rhcu-  m-.iic; rn--!ilj-.'.(jn;; ���������>.!<*���������;.;��������������������������� need.  Scott's Ilmnlr.ion li.-is  h'-lpeij i uuiilh" ���������; tlioinnnrU  when o'.li'-i- n-riieJitv, failed.  Ik *i " -*" Mftti  W.  .Ni.  U.   ld'JO  the cad of last September, given tsonie  i plain I'aeis of ihe behavior of (leriimn  troops there,  (uiu   day   .Major   Klnl/id   anuoum-ud  Iii;,   in I- -ii I ion  oi   having  an  execution  ol' Krelieh iiewsVeiidnl'S. The 11111*110  \ ml iii'e.l to ash Mm; "Do you enjoy  M-uteuelii:-, all llu-ne people l"o death'.'"  "'.',"!!     !    t!;,   :-,.';*���������   ;.   ,':"������������������   '' ,���������-  and   women : liiverlu;-, and iduiKIng He  A --<-     *e,v     v*!;"   ' " ������������������*!: ? \ \*     "Y\-\',%\   '-,   !'.  |,u i'   :\ hen   |   I,'11   iln-io   I   mo   ;;ulii-;   |()  h;iv������   Ib'-m   nlioC."  Inbn--Thrt ,,'.v,nf������h  li,������v>  f������;filiir>il   four  hundred meter,��������� rroin.l.hi.- enemy,  \lllilie -   ||(>7     M>'en<H,i:   TllUt  mIiOiiM  help  to put a atop to  thoso dreadful  gaa-altae'-n!     Tit-Hits,  rnamiJij-it^J S:.vdiiH  t3 ������ Uf (Q V-yts'7i\to\M<l TyTxpo!  -j..^ ���������������ic ty !>������������, l*������*l ;i������ul WlitiJI  J CH������������i ������t--/s:ii( quickly re)ie-/<(il>y MurhO  I,,      "T.       .  .     hut I'Vc  C'vUiifoil.    At  I Ymir !)riir.[������,r!N ���������������������������������- r-r )lt^'r!'..   Mcr'"* J,*y������  BplveiiiTub^ Ah.. i\,\:idoitaHb������Si>err������������ajk  i Prucm iti oi Murine I'.yc Wumedy Co.������ ���������(������lc������u������  I)-,.- kc.il .iiiplu'.-ilions, ns they c-ntinot reach tl-.c  (li.sc:i������CLl noitimi ol' lhe car. Tliere is only tun* way  to ouvn ili>nt'"<-sfl, and Hint ii hy coiistitulioi'.nl  i-LMiicdicu. Dcal'iiess is caused by nn iiiflnine<t  ennditioii of the mucous linlmr of tlio Kiistucli'im  'lut;e. Wlieu this tube i* iiifliuneil you lmvc <i  niiiil linn hoiiuil or itiiperfeL't lieariiuf, mid when  it is entirely clcsed, Ileal'nt-ss Is liie result, aiul  unless lho inllaniatiou can be taUon out and Miis  luhf vestoreil io its noiinnl condition, hcarine  will tie destroyed forever; nine cnHe.s out of ten  iin-������������������(insr-d by c'atnrili, whicli is nolliiiur lint au  inllaincil eotulitinu of tlic luiieous surfnoes.  We will irivo One Hundifid Jiollars for nnv  rnv.e of Dpafuess (caused by eatanli) tlmt vntiiidl  lie eui-eil Uy Hull's Cutnrrli Cure. .Send for  circulars, tree.  1'. .1. CIMvNl-V Si CO., Yoi.i- do, O.  Sold liy Diuv.l-.isls, 1m\  Take Hull's 1'iiinll.v fills for coiisliinition.  May Set Standard for Canada Wool  Cioot'Ko T. WllHnKmeyor, In charge  of the sheep and r-;ontH division of  the federal livestock branch, Oltawa,  rocontly doclorod In Vancouver that  wool will shortly liavo a standard  set for it instead of beliif*; H0iti "fiat"  an wuh tho ciibo all ovor Canada u  111 tlo tlmo nro.' The present aim  of tho development is to Btandardlsto  lho whole of tho wool produced In  Canada.  Mo is furl lier of tho opinion that  Instead of tho llmlrcd production of  wool In this country, Canada Hliould  care for .not only her own wants but  havo a hirnn ituontlly for export,  lie conHldei'H I Hero in room for a  .vv.mii lni'i,p|i������,'> In th'������ number 0?  HiK-op.  "Molherfi can eanlly know whon their  chlldron are troubled wllli worimi, und  they lone, no tlmo In applying tho boat  of I'L-incdlcrt---Molher (JraveM' Worm  ICxlt'i'iiiluutor.  wawMu&jmr*iMt������  Wo offer free tills book  that t������ll3 you nloout  many of tbe di<seases  aflHeting-  liorses nnd  how to treat them.  &mwm GWRE  Is a sufo and reliable remedy. It will  euro HinRbono, Hplint, and othor bony  enlargements,   lt la also a roliablo ro������  mody for Oarbi, Sprains, Bruises, Cuta  and LunieiK'Ks.  J t docs ttio work satoly  and at .suiiill oxpenso. ���������,  Rmul what James M. Thompson. Fraser  Mills, B.C., writeii  "ICinclly n������iul mo ono  ot'yourliorflcbookfl. I have a Veterinary  lioole which I paid $$. lor, but 1  believe I can tret moremitisfno  tion out ol" Kcndall'aTrcatijo  on lho Hor������e.**  Ken-Jail's Spavin Cur������ ii  sold at a uniform nrico i  of $i.oo a boUI<". 6 I  i'or.$.i.oo.   If you  cannot petit or  our free Ixiolc  nt  your locid  druceiit writci  Might bo Dangerous  A Hontry In tho dead oC nift'Ut luul  levollfid his rlllo at tho chauifour ot  a Hlaif car beeuuao tho car Had not  Btopped InBtantly on chullonRo, HOivi'i-  vvlici'u iu l^tanco. "I'll liuvu a woud  with yon, yoiuiR follor," nald tlio irato  driver. "Allow mo to inform you Uiui*,  this car can't be stopped iu !caa than  twenty yarda. If you ro shoving thai,  in booolc'a face it, uouv!-  ahot hoforo  thin  war'ii  rlllc of yovu't;  ouo will got  over!"  "Me'-r.i Cook    'lhe, Hill, ue\i. liuic you  fiend up a (���������rate of clilcKeaa ������on Hint  ii,       i,\,,,i  ,.,,* i,,,\<- ,     ,,,..   .... .., i   ,,,, j  ,,...., ,,  * t,..*,. .a.t...,  ���������������������������.eruirln-','   the   ne-lt',liborhooil   and   only  i,,.r,������-i  :.ii'r> to  |in.l   i "ii  Orderly     Call, 'Krb, "u -!i, i only iU-ul  yer  id.v.  Minard's   Liniment  Cures   Dandruff.  "Kx-Conf-Tfi'-wman Flub wauls a Iii-  Uo write-up," rnmarkod tho mawaKitu*  pulilifdicr, "What almll wo any alrout  Mm?"  "What did ho over do?"  "Nothing'."  "Say ho upheld tbra HohI. 'H'udiMon.1  of cohk������''-������hh. 'J'luit nieanii llttlo, for or  afjalnst."  lYOMC TKE:AtMi:Nr.--D������������c-r;b������ v*������r ������U������u������w������w,  -u.i wjiOj tttf Itit, ti(������i>U aad ici.iji.iuiii.iU,  THC CANADA CANCCn  1N9TITUTG, MiWIil  ������<1 CIHIHCHILL  AVK . VOHOI-ITO  HaHHHHIHIIIIIMHMM.III.BIIHmilMlHH.IIU.lHll...l.tl..t  mlHtHUIIIIIlllfllii.l ll*  I"  I  THB BEVIEW* CRJESTOX. B. CL  ^  ^  ���������a? B^  II  rail? "Bin  * * - ���������  'g\ 1 T'S^'jffe ft l������f  Bl  13 M������ a. K0VV  gg| gnia-arails Bsaanv  PLAN WELDING OF THE EMPIRE AFTER THE WAR  Sir Rider Haggard is Making a World Tour With the Object of  Investigating the Opportunities for Empire Building at  The  Conclusion  of the  War  Sir Rider Haggard has left England on a trip around the world, wi**h  a mission from the Royal Colonial'Institute to investigate the chances of  empire-building after the war. His  plan, backed, by the institute and its  important officials, . including Lord  Curzon, is to prevent the emigration  to foreign countries of soldiers and  their families al'tev the war, and to  direct steady streams of these war  veterans to the British colonies���������  South Africa, Australia, New Zealand";  Canada, and the many insular colonies  ���������thus recruiting the population with a  sturdy and intelligent class, and holding them within the British empire.  It is the latest phf.se of the imperial  movement, which seeks to bind together the Mother Country and the  oversea dominions into a vast confea-  eracy. ,  While he is one of the interesting  Jiterary figures of England, he is besides a justice of the peace of his  home town in Norfolk and a student  on land settlement, unemployment,  and agriculture, and this qualification  led to liis  choice as commissioner.  He will go first to South Africa, then  eastward to tho Straits Settlements,  Australia, New Zealand, and will be in  the United States and Canada next  (summer or fall, going from the Pacific  to the Atlantic  "I am going to inquire," said Sir  Rider, "into the possibilities of the  British empire, with reference to land  settlement and employment of ex-service men after the war. lt is obvious  that, during the turmoil and change of  conditions resulting'from so great a  ���������struggle, a large number of men will  become dissatisfied with their former  employment.  "I am going merely to inquire and  report and to���������form my own conclusions from what I see. That, I think',  is.a useful work, since it is foolish to  put off such investigations till the war  ends, when there would be great difficulty in dealing with the matter. Indeed, the problem of land settlement  T-   riTii3   lyVW**'1    riominf   Ho   -lar.lj'l^/l    in    a  JO      UJXC        .........       *.������������&������~������vv,       .j w       v~~~> ��������� .-.4.      ��������� ��������� ���������       ^-  hurry.     My   conclusions   will   be   eiu-  . bodied in my report to the Royal Colonial Institute, and perhaps in a book  on the landed and other resources of  the empire."    Referring to the class  of war veterans who would go out to  ���������replenish the colonial empire, Sir Rider said:   '"Such men as are being considered as  possible emigrants would,  of course, taken as a whole, be of the  very highest class, soldiers and sailors  who had been under    discipline and  shown themselves to posses the best  qualities of manhood.   Any portion of  the colonies should be proud  to see  such men and their womankind arrive  as an addition to their population, and  I  am quite sure  many parts  of the  empire will welcome them.    There is  another thing I  am sure will result,  tliat the empire  will ^ease to be  s������  fond of admitting* Germans and other  foreigners  within  its  gates, and  will  prefer to  stick  to  Anglo-Saxons."  From Dream to Reality  Aviation no Longer Considered Experimental, but an Actual Factor in  Modern Public Service  Aeroplane mail-carrying is now  recognized by the United States  Postmaster-General, and makers of  aeroplanes and hydroplanes are invited to tender on carrying the mails  on some important coast routes.** The  announced objects of the innovation  are the improvement of the service  and the development of the science  of aviation. One route selected in  Southern Massachusetts, from New  Bedford  across  Buzzard's    Bay    and  Mobilize British Women  Big Government Scheme to Care for  Agricultural Needs of the  Nation  The London "Daily News, gives some  details of the- government plans to  organize a recruiting campaign for  women to till the soil.  It is proposed to issue an armlet to  women willing to undertake farm,  work, and that they will be entitled  to wear a special uniform.  Every village will be canvassed, by  woman's committees, and all who volunteer will be registered and given  an armlet and uniform, which consists  of a coat, stout boots, skirt and gaiters.  Already 250,000 men have been  withdrawn, from, the field of agriculture, and it is anticipated that a further 100,000 will be lost to this occupation. Practically only the sheep  herders, ploughmen and others who  are indispensable will remain.  It is essential that an army of at  least 400,000 women be mobilized.  0 ASSlSI ANC   a  a    hbb warn  n a  IF*  *W*A\    W^W^  SIR EDWARD GREY GIVES THE REASONS FOR THIS  British. Government Cannot Agree That Belgian Industries Can  Be Maintained, While   Germany Continue to Drain  The Country of Its Resources   .  ~o  Nantucket Sound to Nantucket, stopping twice ou intervening isiands, is  about 56 miles. Two .hours are allowed for the trip. Thirteen return  trips per week are required for the  four. summer months, and six week  ly trips during the remainder of the  year. The weight "limit is 3,0.00  pounds, and the hours of starting and  arriving are ' specified. In Alaska  tliere are routes from Valdez lo Fairbanks, 358 miles, and from Fairbanks to Tanana, 162 miles, three  times a week. A service twice a  week is required from .Tanana . to  Kaltag, 381 miles; from Kaltag to  Nome, 225 miles, and from Seward  to Iditarod, 380 miles. These and  other routes, set forth wiih definite-  ness as to hours and weights, are  subject to tender, the contracts to  be awarded when the bids are opened in May and October next.  The defmiteness of the departmental  demands  shows  that  aviation  is  no  longer  regarded  as  nebulous,   experimental,   or . uncertain,   but   as" an  actual factor in    modern public  services.     From     the   vague     stage "of  scientific   inquiry,   aerial     navigation  has become in a few years the sub-  pect   of    governmental    tenders     by  practical  men  of  business.     Cost   of  manufacture  and  operation  is   counted     with     the   systematic   regularity  long   established     in   other   carrying  services.     Fuel     consumption,   rates  of speed,  types  of construction,  and  methods of operation are  considered  with careful    regard  to  detail.    The  new century    has witnessed the conquest     of   air,   but   the   problem   of  distributing     the     products     of   the  growing multitude    of    useful    inven-  ������������������Frightfulness'*  Has  Failed  . "What is the object of frighifulness?  Obviously to affright, to weaken, to  create awe of the frightener. But the  Germans must know by this time that  their campaign of fright fulness has  not terrified the people of England.  Nobody there has proposed that the  war be given up because of what fut-  Are Busy Making Zepps  ure marauding Zeppelins may do.  country   goes  calmly  about   its  One or Two Big Aircraft Are Turned  Out Each Week on Swiss Border  The Berlin papers publish stories of  the Zeppelin development from a  Swiss source, according to'which thousands of expert mechanics em^loved  at the Friederichshafen works turn  out one or two airships every week.  The trial nights over Lake Constance  neighborhood . never cease and tbe  noise of the motors which are tested  daily and nightly at the great  Mashach Mctor Works may be  plainly heard far into Switzerland.  The Zeppelin trial flights are now  ���������like military manoeuvres. The shape  of the airship has undergone a great  change since the first types appeared.    It is much longer and slenderer,  juv.*3<-*y     CAi  ta*-  -.   _   ...������ H������l + 1 ������ ,  as if Zeppelins  The  busi-1 two   gondolas  hanj  did uot   conn  exist, and the only sentiment inspired  by the Kaiser's dirigibles is one of indignation and loathing. Making war  on women and children is what they  call it in England.���������Providence Journal.  tions  Globe.  Walls  remains      unsolved.���������Toronto  A Palace of Salt  of the Mines of Wieliczka  ter Like Diamonds  GI it-  National  Characteristics  There   have   been   no   miracles   in  this war except as each of the combatant nations have lived up in su-  ru-emo   fashion  to   its  national   character    and   reputation.   'From    Germany    were   expected   extraordinary  preparation, ,  good*  leadership    and  ruthless     determination     and     self-  sacrifice, and in these are found the  secrets    of    German    achievements.  From   France   were   expected   initial  blundering       and    '  disorganization,  splendid   courage,     good     leadership  and  readiness   for  self-sacrlflco,  and  those France lias shown. Russia has  been   Russia���������Ineffective   in   sustained  offensive,    splendid    on  tho   defence,    receiving terrific  blows  without succumbing.     England   has   been  En gin ml,    prepared  on  tho  sea,  unprepared    on land, muddling, quarrelling, resolute under adversity, growing  tdrongor with lime.    New York Post.  MUBt  Thoro  must  men!,  between  ions  and   tho  mihin weapon  ment   would   oronlo-  monts to benefit tbo  be Agreement  bo  comijrnercial  ngrco-  ourselve's,  the  Domin-  Allles.    There    is  ono  which   such  an   agroo-  tnrlfl'     nrrunge-  produc-lH of our  Blonds nnd lo penalize those of our  ftiicmlcH. To a eonl'crnee designed to  form such uu iigreiiiont Great. Britain  alone would como with empty bunds,  she would, under her present tlseal  policy, havo nothing with which to  help tho trade of hor kinsmen and hor  lheiHlH' nothing with which to harm  tlio trado of her oncmlos.���������London  Tim on.  The. Court of Lnrt n<T.oH:  The Now .'Jersey board of tftfUoutioii  has m.ido the solemn ruling thut a hoy  does not have, to wear u collar at  -u-hool if ho doesn't want to. But tho'  comfort thus conferred upon Juvonllo  'lifo Is merely psychological. Unless  Ne\v Jersey Is vastly different, from  most other States, tho boy will soon  loam that his mother in tho court of  last rcROrt in the mutter of wearing n  tiiii.u,   .uiu   i im   iM'iifiinii   ������u    I im   iiiiiirii  of  Hucallon   Is   likely     to   bo  ovcr-  Mxh**.  In Galicia seven miles from the ancient city of Cracow around which the  warring Prussians and Russians are  fighting for supremacy, is located the  famous salt mine of Wieliczka.  The mine has been actively worked  ever since its discovery, almost seven  hundred years ago. At the present  time the excavations reach a depth of  moro than a thousand feet.  The descent into the mine is made  by shafts and staircases;    The latter,  being    carved entirely    of rock salt,  spnrklo so brilliantly that ono feels at  each step as though he were treading  upon crystal glass.    Beforo    reaching  the bottom of this great cavern it is  necessary to travel over many of these  beautiful  stairways,  for  the  mino  of  Wieliczka   is  divided   into  threo   distinct compartments called fields: each  field consists of seven stories aiul each  story is made up of several chambers.  Some of these chambers are a hundred  feet  high,  a hundred  feet  long  and eighty feet wide.    They are left  in tho process of excavation, and when  any addition  is    required  it  is  built  with salt and water.    "Masses of salt  nre piled ono upon another and water  Is thrown over them dissolving a portion of lho salt; which fills up tho crevices.    When tlio wafer evaporates It  loaves a solid mass.   Columns of salt  uro left to support tho roof.  As there aro no springs at so groat  depth, the air Is vory dry, and 'everything is kept In-the most perfect state  of preservation.  Ono of tho largest chambers Is used  as a ballroom whoro gayly drejsscl  men and women gild over the smooth,  shining floor to the strains of Straus's  ".Beautiful   Blue   Danube"   wall/..  In another chamber tbo nobles of  Austria and- their friends nomcllnu's  attend biuii-uuts, On those occasions,  whon tho light fallH upon the walls,  celling and pillars, the Immense room  looks liks a palace carved out of nc-un-  niurlno.  But tlio most wonderful thing In the  grout salt, mine of Wieliczka is    tho  An American View  The     U.S.   Needs   the   Friendship   of  England and  France  F. H. Taylor^ of the University of  Pittsburg, writing to the editor of the  New York Times, says:  The president has announced he  is ready to fight to preserve the full  liberties of American trade, and Congressman Mann says he considers  war with England more probable  than war with Germany.  Have these leaders stopped to think  of the consequences of a war with the  entente?    If the  present  war is  carried to a conclusion it can only end  with. the   destruction of  the   German  navy  and   the  Krupp works,  and'we  know that the czar expects it to last  two or three years longer. The square  miles of factories which are continually  being   added   to   the  Russian  and  English munitions plants are based on  this  calculation.    When  peace  comes  in Europe the entente and Japan will  proba.bly   have   lS.OOO'OOO   men  under  arms and they would'welcome a quarrel which would lessen their debts by  $40,000,000,000.     It   would   be   easier  for Great Britain to operate in  New  England   than   at   Saloniki     or  Suez.  Each of  the  four  European    powers  could land 200,000 men every ten days,  while Japan, with her standing army  of 1,000,000-and  her population  over  71,000,000, all trained by the German  system,   could   operate   from. Hawaii  and employ an indefinite number.  If  I   were  an  Englishman  T   would  favor such a war.    By remaining silent  during the   invasion  oil  Belgium  tbe American government has shown  approval   of ��������� a   nation   going  out   for  plunder, or a "place in the  sun,"  so  why  should  not  Englishmen  do  it?"  allies  havo  been   far  less  ruih-  Jn   modifying    international  law  we   were   fifty  years  ago,    and  done   nothing   Avhich   could  lower, and no  connecting- gangway is visible, but  is probably hidden within the vast  body.  The gondolas are armor plated and  carry at least six machine guns and  several larger pieces of artillery.  The platform formerly noticed on  top  of the  balloon,  has  disappeared.  The airships show a metallic shine  extending..over one-fifth of the whole  body. Evidently the envelope or  parts of it are metalized by a newly  t>f  the  steenn*  ctiilx  motors  ap-  re-  are  of     the  discovered process.    The  aiMbug     i&  duced in size, while  greatly enlarged.  Interesting - descriptions  warlike manoeuvres of the Zeppelins  are  .given;     their ability of ascending,  descending    and  turning- having  been   astonishingly     improved.     Not  even   the   noise   of   the     motors   can  drown   the   sharp   crack   bf   machine  guns rattling away thousands of feet  over     the  lake.     Sometimes   an   air- j  ship   suddenly   disappears  entirely  in !  a   cloud  of    vapor    emanating  from i  its own body.    If the  atmosphere  is  the  least  foggy the  airship  becomes -  absolutely     invisible.     Therefore     it  J~        ��������� ~.X         ..-,_:,..���������������������������       4.T..-.J. *V.���������       l^nnlll.^  i������3     uut     am jjx jojug ��������� i/iitii,        j.jjv;    iju^ijou  fliers have failed to discover them.  Only the brightest moonlight may reveal on airship at night, while sudden darts from its own powerful  ���������searchlights make concealment impossible. There is much discussion  about the new aerial torpedoes  which are said to be destined to  play an important part in the next  raids.  The  less  than  have  Democracy and the Empire  The   old   sullen   pretence   that   the  working man has no interest in the  empire because he has no possessive  share  in  it, dies a  natural  death   in  these  stirring times, when  from  the  continents there come in their hundreds of thousands men who have nothing to gain by the sacrifice they are  making  i'or  the   empire,  but  the  reward   of an  approving  patriotic conscience,    in  less   dramatic   ways,   in  the infusion into popular education of  facts and sentiments and impressions  concerning their kinsfolk  sea, the ideal will need io  the minds of tbe English  not 'taslc w-*- ".ever be easier  be explained by precedent or a worse  act ou tue part of tjie MeiTiiaiis, yc-t  we have written them note after  note, and always about American  dollars. When the Germans strewed  floating mines over the North Sea we  said never a word, but, when England warned us oL' ihe danger we  shouted, "England has closed the  North Sea to American trade!" If  the good-will of Germany rac-ans tbe  ill-will of the allies, then it is a luxury we cannot afford.  Never was the Republic in greater  danger, and safety lies not in our  feeble attempts ut preparedness, but  in' the friendship of the French and  English people. There is no time to  lose, because public opinion in thoso  countries must not, be allotted to  erystulizc against, us.  beyond the  be set. tip in  people. The  than in the  days  when  the remembrances of the  war "nil the jjreat v:>llv nf the empire  are fresh in the minds, of men.    We  shall then sec that even a democracy  which in the past has bsen ill taught  concerning the great problem of empire    ean    notwithstanding    respond  worthily to tho  invitation to recogn-  ni/.c   its   place   in   the   great  inheritance.���������Tho Times of India.  Raises Alcohol Tax"  Tho Austrian government has raised  tbe tax on alcohol eight cents a litre,  making the third increase since the  beginning of the war. The tux now  amounts to fifty cents n litre. The  Ausiro-J Bulgarian government lias  agreed to increase the pay of army  officers twenty per cent, after the conclusion of tho war.  Protecting the Young* Forests  .   ll.ljM   I    <>l  .mi/ii-,iit',  irin'iv  ;ji,..i-.  walls, ceiling, altar, niclien, pedestals  and hlatuoH arc all of solid sah, yet,  everything in no translucent that a  torch hold be.������.lnd ono of tho slat ties  shown light through itn i hick est part.  When tbo chapel in lighted every!hin-ji  hr it sparkles as though studded with  ct.iinl.lcHs diamonds.��������� L. G. Randall, In  Hurper's Weekly.  .v... *  .''iv>K4������';';,'#'-''^  t^&&Z^##&ft&������*M*������A,t.\'. ������;:���������:-.'  J ���������* i^MTOfslswi!W������< ���������'��������������������������� 4? :'<���������   MliF  *  w  Willi tne development ol the  cradle  neither   grain   nor   luibl  Ionj;er.  T,'  > wo. I  any  ,'t    III ������:-������-,lil������i ii   < ui    ������i������:i ���������  not much limber In  wtiii   ri.<iji iri .i  c*rt.,.  ,>.i   <i,   >���������!������������������������ i inn   >m   ������������������     i  1,11111111111    i oi. m,    it' .,( I It  i a������'tt.    iu  i  HlRht,'but consid erablo   yonn-{   growtU   Is  coming   on 1    Kvrry  /,';.ii'.lh*.t; "ton'-,  Cm.  [ot   li.ilu  The plan, of aiding Belgium to feed  | herself by rehabilitating the industries,of the country under control of  ; the American commission for relief in  ! Belgium, has failed, according to a  j leUer written by Sir Edward Grey, the  | British   foreign   secretary,   to  M.  Hy-  ��������� mans, the Belgian minister at London,  ! because the Germans thus far have  i failed to reply to the request for  } guarantees   that   raw   materials   and  ��������� manufactured goods will not be seized by the occupying armies.  The     American   reiief   commission  some time ago proposed that certain  kinds of nom-contraband raw materials  should be permitted to pass through  the  British  blockade    into    Belgium,  goods manufactured from them to be  re-exported.   It was proposed th3.t the  balance of trade thus created in favor  of Belgium should be invested in food,  thus putting tbe population so far as  possible upon a self-supporting' basis;  and  at the same  time  checking  the  igrowing demoralization    due to    long  | unemployment.     Sir     Edward   Grey's  letter to the Belgian minister follows:  "Dear   Minister,���������During     the   last  few months you "have represented to  me frequently the condition of industries in that part of Belgium occupied  by the enemy and the need" for import of raw material, if those industries were, to be saved from ruin and   .  universal  unemployment and distress  prevented.  "I now enclose a memorandum  which shows the true state of the  case. I should add that the question  here dealt with is entirely distinct  from the importation of foodstuffs into Belgium by the relief committee, as  to which the attitude of his majesty's  government remains that x*eceutly  ���������stated to parliament���������that the government will facilitate the work of the  commission as long and insofar, as the  work is carried on under adequate  neutral supervision completely independent of Germau control, and in  compliance with conditions laid down  from time to time by his majesty's  government.  ��������� Signed) "E. GREY."  The memorandum referred to by Sir  Edward Grey is iu part as follows:  "It is understood that there is a  strong feeling among the Belgians  that the industrial distress of Belgium  is to be attributed solely to the action  of the allied governments in preventing imports, and it often contended  that this action does not appreciably  harm Germany, while it involves a  most painful loss to the people of our  airy."  The memorandum then explains  that the British government cannot  agree that Belgian industry can bo  maintained in the present circumstances without a very considerable  benefit to Great Britain's enemies and  without involving g, postponement of  Belgian  independence.  But the government, it says, Is fully  impressed with the necessity of supporting the Belgian population. For  this re.tson it has. supported the commission for relief in Belgium^nd permitted export trade from Belgium under certain conditions. Also for this  reason, the memo adds, the government some   months ago   asserted its  \\ liiiligut:S������   iO   Cuutsiuci    iiVOpO-BJulS   fOV  I the importation of raw materials Into  j Belgium through the agency and un-  I der tbe guarantees of the relief com-  j mission.  "The undertakings demanded from  i the Germans in connection with this  | scheme," the memo continues, "woro  simple. They were to permit the free  importation of raw materials and the  export ot manufactured goods mado  from such materials through tho relief commission. They wero to respect  and make free from, all embargo or  requisition any stocks of similar raw  materials or manufactured goods still  remaining in the country. Thoy wore,  in genernl, to treat any factory thus  supplied by tho commission as enjoying tho game privileges nnd immunity  as ono of tho commissions warehouses."  The plan was submitted to tbo Germau authorities at Brussels by tho  relief commission four months ngo,  but although inquiries wero xuado no  reply of auy kind was received from  the Germans. ���������  The memo then accuses the    Ger-  mttnf? of a deliberate plnn not, to outer  into   any  ugrcomat  of    tho  j-ropuHed,  kind until Ihey havo talten "tho lust,  ounce of native   fltoelcB of raw muter-,  lals  or manufactured    goods    which j  enn ..bo of use to them, and till thoy--  have been able to create nuch  widespread destitution ns to force a requisite amount of Belgian hiboi-'to oral-  grate   to   Germany  or   tako   omploy-  r.,rr,4..  Ir,  V.r-ljdan  v.-or!::-.  rri-rVTroV.rd bv  ;them ior their own imrpouci*.,"  "Should those objects be gained,"  continues tho memo, ���������'they will doubt-|  less oxpresfi reivdlnenn to make an  arrangement, ro that tho country,]  once it Ih fully druined of Uh ro-'  tonreon, may bo restocked. Before!  that tlmo Iuih urrlved lliis German,  potllcy  should,  Uioroforre, bo fully ox-  ���������flOHOd."  dog has his duy, though nnnni,  .sii-.Mild be K'lvc-n thirty -Say-;.'  MaHMaHMMaai THH   CRESTON   REVIEW  For  Local and Personal  xjxhixxx-  -CX.V      L>CCI  UUUKC,  BLUESTONE, guaranteed pure, at  50c per pound in less than 100 lb.  lots���������Bluestone has adyaneed 30  per cent, in the last 12 months.  BEESWAX at best price,  good quality at 20c pound.  RESIN  See us when you are requiring  any supplies in the above, and we  will quote von a price on tht*- quantity desired.  II      IX}>1 11  11th, to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Tompkins,  a daughter.  Miss G. Gibbs left on Monday for  Phoenix, where she will spend several  weeks yisiting Mrs. S. Pool.  Among the donations to make time  pass pleasantly for the 225th Battal -  ion recruits at Feanie is a pair of box-  i..^.   ^^...^.a G..n~...   #'!..������~4-     Tlyffrtlt^ M .3... I ������ ,x  txtfx,   j^iwob  lllv^MJi  v������,pb,  ilKHECHJViaiUO.  This should be a, good year���������there  are 53 Sundays in it; something that  won't occur again  for   110 years ac-  ....~.ja:-~���������    x ..    xt-..    .,., .-,. .���������.......      .j.    ������ji"*._i.t  iSOmillg    i������u   i/iie   reckoning   Oi      uiui  Baines.  The Social Club basket social at  Wynndel to-morrow night will attract a considerable attendance from  Creston   if   the    weather    is   at    aii  Greston Drug & Book Gs.  Phone 67 -        CRESTON  1  Limited  CRESTON  B.C  J Head   Offices  CALGARY;   VANCOV-  VER;  EDMONTON  Harry Benney, who was taken to  Cranbrook last week, suffering from  appendicitis, was successfully operated upon at St. Eugene Hospital on  Tuesday of this week.  The il.P.R. has had a work train  crew busy all week loading the ties  ���������which for several months haye been  piled along the ti*aek between here  and Kitchener. Almost SO carloads  were gathered up���������about-1*^,000 ties.  The xine concentrates that have been  stacked up at the Alice Mine concentrator ever since it closed down some  five years ago, are being loaded into a  couple of box c-i rs this week and it  wiii lie  forwarded to   Oklahoma   for  De df*rs iu  EAT  Wholesale and Retail  ri-sn.  uame,   rouitry,  I treatment.  Coi-dwood will figure in the Valley's  ! exports to the extent of about twenty  ; carloads, according to Harry Rymell,  ; who was in from Kitchener on Wed-  j nesday-    Hunt   &   Miller are sawing  about 400 cords of the four-foot variety  for the prairie fuel dealers.  Mrs. Dan Spiers was a week-end  visitor with friends in Cranbrook.  Early Asparagus and Rhubarb  Plants forsale.���������C. C. French, Creston.  Pte. Edward Payne returned to  duty at the Morrissey internment  camp on Monday, after a week's leave  with his family here.  Egos For Sale-��������� Purebred Single  Comb White Leghorn eggs, Baron  strain, $1.50 for setting of 15 eggs.-���������  S. Moon, Wynndel. B.C.  Owing to Rev. 11. E. Pow failing to  get back from Victoria until Sunday  afternoon, there was no morning ser-  vS-u "ti *-v.f. T>..^.���������������..,i,,..;.... fi\..,,...\,  Vll_.tr   111    j-lav-   A   ��������� v'-OMJ ������"  t ������������%-���������������   x ��������� ������* ,i������ \.jj.  Next Friday is Good Friday���������a statutory holiday, on which day the general delivery wicket at the postolfice  will be open from 4.30 to 5.30 only.  The next Red Cross tea will be on  Saturday afternoon, April 22nd, in  Speers' Hall. Misses Melva and  Georgie Cartwright will be hostesses.  Want a good bird dog ? The Review will be pleased to put you wise  to a gentleman wishing to give away  a nice brown spaniel about a year old.  Mrs. R. M. Reid returned from Cranbrook on Saturday. Merle is recovering from the effects of the operation  for appendicitis and will be back in a  few days.  The odor of bonfires and the music  of iakes, shovels and spades is considerably in evidence in Creston at  present. The spring cleanup and gardening operations are pretty well  under way.  Will those who have tickets for the  violin raffle kindly make their returns to Mrs. Ebbutt, secretary. P.O.  box 48, Saturday, giving numbers on  ticket, and to whom told.  I will buy calves two days old and  older.���������C. O. Rodgerb.  Will exchange phonograph formileh  cow.���������Apply Re view Office.  GirSj Wanted for general house  work���������Apply Mrs. W. H. Crawford.  Mrs. G. A. Hunt of Kitchener is in  town for a few days, a guest of Mrs.  Henderson.  Apple Treks Por Sale���������50 Mcintosh Red and 50 Wagners, going at  lit* ������������%������������������/.<���������������  \A7   V  Geo. Pacey left on Monday for San-  don, where he has taken a job with  the Star mine people in the Sloean,  A revised map ������ f Creston District,  giying useful infornu.ation for anyone, ean be obtained at the Drugstore.  Price $1.  Gordon Smith, who has heen working at Bonnington for the past three  ������.*...������.���������-1. ,.      v..   ..������x^v* *���������! ������*> r������   .������    ���������,.>*������.     .1 ,mo     .> 4*    Bl ,c  ftAllJltCMCTf    tC   Opt'llUUIg   .TV   lOl,      ii������tT u     .1,1,   2--..-?-.  home here.  March saw little letup in the export  of lumber from the Canyon City Lumber Co. yards. The shipping averaged  a car a day for every working day in  4"\% o *** ** *> "*"������-^",^*  Chief Alexander and Albin  W hite  have been at Kuskanook for a couple,  of weeks on a  muskrat   trapping expedition and have quite a  nice -eat eh  of pelts to show for their efforts:  Three carloads of potatoes feature,  the Valley export, trade for this week.  Two of them were sent'to Osta-^io by  the Fruit Growers Union, while S. A.  Speers loaded the other. Since the  middle of March there have been almost 160 tons of spuds sent out.  The Presbyterian Ladies Aid have,  fixed on Friday evening, April 28th,  for their entertainment. The big  feature will be the. presentation of  "An Old Time Ladies' Aid Business  Meeting." There will also be several  musical and literary numbers. Adults .-..  35c. arid children  15 cents admission.  Correction���������There was an omission  in the standing of bhe Preliminary  High School euiss as published in the  school report last week. The pupils'  standing should have been recorded  like this: Margaret Webster92: Lyda  Johnson 83, Erma Hayden 83, Vida  Gobbett 83, Mabel Huscroft 81,   Jessie  0'>*n������������ j>*������#>������*������   &Q  and Oysters  in  Season  We have tht goois, and  ces are reasonable  our  Growers of Canyon City, Erickson, Cresion, Wyrindei Districts  TAKE NOTICE that the  HOUSE OF QUALITY  is again on the map as a  Commission House for disposing of the Fruit and  Vegetables from the above  districts.  A,.     miNT>:L,EY  BOX 34        CRESTON, B.C.  Boar for Service  [Registered Large English Berkshire Boar. Creston Boy, for nervice.  Fee $3. STOCKS & JACKSON,  Mountain View Ranch.  Druggist Oatway claims the distinction of gathering the first in-full-  bloom 1916 crocus, on his lawn on Friday last. The tiger lily patch at the  Alice Siding school started to receive  ! visitors about the same date���������two  weeks later than last year.  The new bridge ove** the slough by  Old Nick's, in the Corn Creek country,  was finished on Monday, and is rather  a tidy bit of bridge building, at a  point where it was badly needed.  John Huscroft was in charge of the  work. The structure is almost 200 feet  in length.  Dan English and other old-timers,  who haye known the Valley for almost a- quarter-century, state that this  is the first April since '94 when snow  was visible so low down on the hills as  it is at present. Right now the water  is up within 30 inches of the 1915 high  water mark.  Easter Excursions  Rev. Dr. White, B.C. superintendent of Methodist missions, was greeted by a capacity erowd on Sunday  night, wheu he took tin* service in  Creston Methodist Church, and also  on Monday evening, when he gave his  illustrated lecture on "A Summer Trip  to the Yukon."  Commencing on Wednesday, May  3td, F. II. Jackson announces that his  store will be closed every "Wednesday  afternoon during the summer montlip.  The provincial government is likely to  introduce legislation making it com-  plusory to close nil stores a half day  each week, possibly Saturday.  The scarcity of good men is already  having its effect on the C.P.tt. wage  scale. The gang of about a dozen  Finns who were on Min work train  crew loading ties between here and  Kitchener drew $3.50 per day���������a raise  of about $1.25 over Inst year's schedule.  And they pretty nearly earned it. On  Monday thoy loaded twelve cars,  which meant handling almost 5,000  ties.  C. M. Loasby and Jl. Healey, acting  mayo������- of Sirdar, were Creston viol tors  on Wednesday, and report that a carload of horses and other logging  equipment came in on Tuesday and  that the DeRchnmp gangs are expected any day to start operations on the  limit lie acquired there ��������� a couple of  weeks ago. Some estimate tho quantity of timber on the loin at over K0.000-  000 feet.  Preparations for the Muster Monday  evening dance in the  Mercantile Hall,  rare and One-1 hird  tor the round trip.  Tirskid-s on sale  April 20-23 inclusive  Riififi ftitiirninft Anril 9R mu]"v "oi] Crnm ������������������-���������np-*-,>h ������������������*r" ������*��������������������� wen  UUUM    lUlUllllllg,   HJJIII    ������������%*   under way, and it promises to rival In    ; popularity the New   Year's eve mas-  .    . .        qnorade.    Andy Miller lum  coiiHented  I'Ol'    t.H!|������������I.H    awl    IhloHimt ion | in  ,.<���������������   ,,���������   am������ler  of o.otem.iiites.   the  apply liny 1 '. I'. K, 1 H',k(it A^C.ht,   band   and   iit-ehrid.ra   will supply the  ' Minnie, und all the 1-idieH -ire .'("Iced to  l bring ivli t'HliuirnlH. <'enl lemen $1,  ! IiiiIIi-h niinl lemleu ZneentM. Tlnw !n  ' elinrire will ncivc lemonade nl 5* cent*-  ami tdierhe', al 10c.  It.  i>AVVS()N,  hint. PiisKt-n^ir Af;t.iii  * 'iijjmrv, Alia.  Wm. Hooper of Rossland is here on  his annual spring visit to his ranch,  which adjoins John Arrowsmith's, and  is busy this week setting out about  300 peat* trees as well as a number of  apple trees.  "Until a successor is named to Guy  Lowenbt-rg, who has resigned his  commission as J.P., there will be no  more sittings of-Creston's Small Debts  Court, as it requires two judges to try  cases of that sort.  Rev. C E. Myers, travelling secretary for the Presbyterian Sunday  School and Young People's Society  work in B.C. and Alberta, addressed a  a public meeting in the Creston Presbyterian church last night.  John Baines was in from the ir.iern=  ment camp at Morrissey for a couple  of days the early part of the week.  Since his visit here less than a month  ago ha has been nromoted from the  rank of lance corporal to that of  "corporal.  Creston celebrates its twenty-fourth  birthday on Monday next. F. 6.  Little, one of the few who was here  at the christening, is on deck���������and almost as bad a weather prophet as he  was way back in '92, accordingto some  of  the other old  timers.  Alice Siding was the only school not  represented nt the trustees conference  on Saturday afternoon. The new high  school proposition was enthusiastically  received by all the delegates, who will  do all in their power to have their districts givo it every possible financial  support.  Drawing for the Duperry violin, donated to tho Rod Cross, takes place at  the Mercantile store on Saturday  night. This is a splendid instrument  and offered in such a good cause that  there should be no unsold tickets by  the time the drawing is done. They  aro 25 cents.  For the first time since the middle  of November tho westbound express  arrived in precisely on time on Tuesday, Conductor Cameron In charge.  Tho delays have not nil been of tlio  O.P.B. making, tho Spokane connection ut Yahk being the more frequently responsible.  Tho following work was turned in  at the Red Cross depot on Tuesday  afternoon: Wynndel-Alice Siding  Soldiers' Ladies Aid, 5 pairs sox; Mrs.  II. Hamilton, 2 pairs soq; Mrs. Watson, 4 "knee enpM; Mrs. McOnHhy, t?  face cloths; Mrs. C. Moore, rtocks;.Mrn,  Blinco, old linen. Tho depot will be  open as usual next Tuesday afternoon.  Vi. Simmons roeolvod word on Wednesday from IiIh son, Irwin, who haw  been in the trenches in Franco since  the Hist of May, that he is just getting  over an attack of stomach trouble  thai, Iuih kepi, him in MiohaHO hospital  for about t."Vo Weeks. This is the  IIi-hI time he Iuih heen forced to knock  rent itiiion  .1.  i\nr.i,   eleven  flo-Mlt.,,,      ������������l������l  the battle of KenlmibeH.  nioiil.lui  of  ���������l>   i������i������>1������������������l������������������|  *KT~  I  New Styles of the  above in all  sizes  i "to <b t f\f*  s.tO        ipi.uu  1269    1.25  297  1.25  369 I 1.50  431  1.75  573    2.00  All  the  new  Wash  Goods  for  Spring and  Early Summer, including���������  English    Prints    and    Ginghams  Lawns, Vestings,  Muslins  Crepes, Ducks, Etc.  are all here, opened up for your inspection  Creston Mercantile Company  LIMITED  You Can Buy at  1   4S*Sk. to .*  any on Gny  :-*���������  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 2 5c.  2 cans BEANS for 2 5c.  won Gift  *Jr ,*m  1 m* it rim  wwmmkt<������'x****w*m*>M*^'*mm^x,ii^f-*4>*^  utttuu*M*k*m**ili*t*miltitiilllilm   "^ ' ���������^MIUJ^tUI'-a' ju^^j ^^^1^mm***.m*B*a*Mmix  mmmmmmmmmMBmmi

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