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Array r&  I  I  I  w  u -  I!  I  -   -  V...,*-v. ���������,'��������� ���������'  P:P:'kPP,P  ������������������: ' -P^:-  *"���������*****}. ������~..���������...-"  <APA/ ;  V    vjti. "  > .-    ���������  aP%-  "TS*ii   ' ^S    '"fl  M IH  Vol. VIII.  CRESTON, B. C, FBIDAY, APRIL 7, 1916  -\T.rw  x.-m, \J.  1**>  School Reports  B.  Division    I.���������High    School���������R  Masterton. Teacher.  Number in actual attendance, 23.  k  Number daily present, 19.  Perfect attendance���������Harold Gobbett, Vida Gobbett, Mabel Huscroft,  Mary Parker, Margaret Webster, Lyda Johnson,galla Johnson.  Standing oh monthly examinations  ���������Harold Goodwin 99, Lillian Cherrington 98, Harold Gobbett 98������, Lionel  Forrester and Muriel Hobden 88. Vivianne Moore 81|, Trennie Long 77$,  Mary Parker 88.  Preliminary High School���������Lyda  Johnson 83|, Erma Hayden 83j|,  Vida Gobbett 83i, Mabel Huscroft  81J, Jessie Camoron 62������.  Advanced High School���������Zalla John-  : son 87������,    Jennie   Nichols 86,    Muriel  JKnott ?3fc.  Division II.���������W. de Macedo,   Vice-  Principal,  Number of pupils enrolled, 31.  Ayerage actual daily attendance,  26.28.       '  Percentage of enrollment in attendance, 85.  Standing in tbe monthly examination���������Junior 4th : . Katherine Moore  98, Orin Hayden 94, Clarke Moore  89, Audrey Attridge 85, Dorothy Carpenter 80.  Senior 3rd���������Ruth Compton 84, Vera  Parker 82, Henry Brown 76, Francis  Pow 70, Almeda Attridge 65.  Junior 3rd���������Teresa Maione 60, Ruth  Lidgate 45, Louise Bevan 43, Annie  Maione 30, Ardrey Wilson 25.  Perfect attendance���������Almeda Att-  ridge-j Dorothy Carpenter; Rose Cherrington, Ruth Compton, Arthur Gobbett. Agnes Hobden, Hazel Hobden;  Eunice Moore, Katherine Moore, Lion-  ,.' ekMoo-re^yera^Bayker^r^eis Powiy  Louise Bevan, Ruth Lidgate.  i i  absorbing pastime. The play was decidedly umquej in that the hi^'h scores  were made by Mr. and Mrs. J. M.  Craigie, while the booby honors fell  to Mr. and Mrs. Cotter rill. Lunch  was served at the close, giving a fitting finish to an e\renin������r that, was  thoroughly enjoyed throughout.  Some of the ranchers'report that  ratiee are destroping plants in their  greenhouses.'  Frank Putnam and Teddy Haskins  made a quick clean job on a bit of  stump pulling on the Fred Klingensmith ranch the early part, of the  week.  E. N. Holmes is the first local rancher do any seeding this year. We  noticed him putting in a quantity of  oats on Monday.  Evan Williams arrived here- on  Monday from.Michel oh a short visit  _ "K^   CrestonJo Have  'A-'Floorer Show  cage aud a b*?s hi  to  R.    G.    Harding,    returning   on  Wednesday.  Folks living along the coast-to-coast  auto road were treated to a very joyful vocal concert on Tuesday night by  some parties returning to Creston  after a. night's outing, "Sn-wa-nee  R,iver" was a favorite son������&r.  E. Cartwright is the first to start  ploughing operations in the e parts.  Hewas busy on some of My. Eraser's  land oh Friday last.  -Mi  Ti<i^M������  W,������W  Division  III.            ,  Teacher. '  'Number of pupils attending during  month, 28.  Average daily attendance, 26,  Perfect attendance���������Alta Attridge,  Evelyn Bevan, Harry Compton; Robert Crawford, Marguerite Crawford,  Robert Moore, Julius Moran, Frank  Parker, Harry Pollitt, Cyrus Pow,  Beatrice Scott, Donald Spiers, Eva  Webster, Gladys Webster,  Highest Standing���������Second Reader :  Alice Milton, Alta Attridge, Harry  Compton. First Reader : Robert  Hetherington, Merle Reid, Gladys  Webster. Second Primer: Beatrice  Scott. Elson Lidgate,   Evelyn Bevan.  Division IV.���������Miss Beatrice Hardman  Teacher.  Number attending during month,  35.  Average daily attendance, 30.83.  Perfect attendance���������Laura Boixd-  way, Edith Crawford, Keith Lidgate,  Jessie Lindley, Edna Nichols, John  Mackay, Jamas Pollitt, Walter Scott,  Gordon Spiers, George St. Jean, Gil-  moure Taylor, Lily Wilson. Henry  Webster.  Highest Standing���������Junior Second  Primer, Edith Crawford. Senior  First Primer, Marguerite Benney.  Intermediate First Primer, Albert  Sherwood, Henry Wobator.  First Primer, Eric Bainbridgo,  mummx jy. Mm *  EHolison  MliooSiding  As the season is getting along the  Social Club has decided to have no  more dances this season. Although  weather conditions have been anything but favorable the club managed  to break even on finances.  Mr. and Mrs. Bridges, who have  been,living north of Calgary. Alta.,  foivjthe past two years, returned on  Monday, and will spend the summer  on the ranch.  Ranchers were busy the early part  of the week having their cattle yacci-  nated.for the prevention of blackleg  before turning them out on the flats.  The reason Jack Boydell took the  telescope along last week was so as to  be sure, of locating Wynndel, as he  was out of tobacco. The correspondent is right; before finding Wynndel  one must do some rooting.  Messrs. Hood, Carr, Spratt and  Andy Anderson have already turned  their stock out on the flats for the  spring pasture. By careful feeding all  the stock in these parts has come  through the prolonged winter in good  shape and no hay famine to record,  either.  Almost every member on the roll,  along with a nun-hfer of visitors, were  out for the April meeting of the Women's Institute on'^aturday in ������peers'  Hall, which was presided over by Mrs.  H.B. Downs, the president.  The question lof having a flower  show in Creston .toward the end of  the summer Was discussed and so unanimously and enthusiastically fayor-  ed that it was decided to hold the exhibition at a date to be chosen later  thus giving all wn% wish to compete  ample time to arrange their floral  activities early in the season.  A carefully prepared and  well-read   _^_    ,.i~    4.tTJi;_._x     *;j������������     .    _:_. u������������  ycxytzx    ������JM.       j.'Ii^ii".AIU       Wtt������   jjivm    xjy  Miss Melva Cartwright, while another  timely subject was'introduced by Mrs.  Maxwell, whose topic was "A plea for  Order." The matter of assisting in the  work of the League of Empire was introduced by the reading of -a circular  in this connection by Miss Hardman.  The aim of this institution is to supply  reading matter to tiie. soldiers in camp  and at the front. A committee, consisting of Mrs. Hayden, Mrs. F. Smith  and Misses Lillian; Cherrington and  Phyllis Lyne ' was named to investigate the, matter and report at next  meeting.  The musical and. literary features  were supplied by ��������� Mrs. Crompton,  whose violin   solo was   roundly  ap  jj'id  D������'<������'inse.s   a  housewarming in the nearfuture.  The semi-term examinations were  held in the Wynndel school on Monday and Tuesday of this week. Principal   Duncan   evpresses   himself   as  of  e3COF$?.-jEwuucfs arc  "��������� Soon Captured  ~ith the nroaress  the pupils since he took over the  school in January. The results fo*-  loWfc: Fourth Class Junior���������Meile  Bathie 77. Ragna Hagen 60. Third  Class, Junior���������James E. Wilcox 80,  Borghiid Hagen 79. Second Class,  Junior���������Laurien A. Williams 77, Olga  Hagen 67. First Class, Senior���������Irene  Huscroft 67, Eniar Andestan and  Agnes Hagen 65.  The monthly meeting of the board  of directors of the Co-Operative Fruit  Growers Association was held on  Monday night.  The car of fertilizer and nitrate of  soda for the Co-Operative Fruit Growers Association, arrived early this  week. ~'  Just the right kind of weather has  been ordered for the basket social on  April I5th, and with the roads in good  condition a large crowd is expected.  The ladies are takiug the matter very  seriously, and some .wonderful creations wiii be in evidence.  Mauberg and Swansom  who  worked   here  during   the  years, and also well known  planded;Srjq^ .**   !"^ians'  haVe   S������ne  CanyonGity  uaye  at  v/ith "The Call of the Kootenay." a  decidedly popular composition of Rev.  J. S. Mahood's, the minister in charge  of Christ Church, Creston, so capably  that an encore was demanded and responded to with ^Khaki," . Miss Rose  Cherrington was also well received in  her recitation, '*Me'n of Canada." The  lueeting-^as^bj^eiiisdii'.with "The Maple,  Leaf." Mrs."'3'^Wv* Hamilton presiding at the pia>.o for all the numbers.  At the close there was half an hour  of sociability-over the teacups, this  feature being in charge of Mesdames  George Johnson, Henderson, Dow,  Lidgate, Hayden and Miss Phyllis  Lyne and netting $8,20 which was  handed oyer to tiie Red Cross. The  next meeting is on May 6th at which  there will be another tea with Mys-  dames S. Speers, Arrowsmith, -Forrester and McCreath as hostesses.  Duck  to  Minnesota, U.S.A.  ������������������'Pad" Browell and Fred expect   to  A   rather   shrewd   bit   of   burglar-  catching* waa enacted by the provincial  police last week, when two of the men  who robbed the Meagher store at Nel- *  son  on  Monday night of  $800 worrli  of   silks    and    other    goods.     Weir  nabbed at Bonner's Ferry,  Idaho,  on  Thursday,   and   were safely   landed  back in Nelson jail on Friday evening.  It would appear that after the  rob-  berry two of the men, who give   their  names as Martin   Graham   and  John  Doe.pulled out for Cranbrook Tuesday,  but suspecting the Cranbrook  poilci*  ���������were   watching   them   they   doubled  back to Creston on   Wednesday, only  to be promptly  shadowed by Provincial Constable Forrestea, who immediately got in touch with  Nelson  for a  description, if   they   had  one," of tinmen suspected of the burglary.    While  this was being obtained   the two men  got a very hasty supper at the Chinese  i restaurant on-Wilson Avenue and immediately disappeared.  Suspecting they would be making  for across the line at Port Hill where  the crossing would be less dangerous  than at Eastport, Forrester telephoned Customs Officer Young to detain  the men and hold for deportation ni  any cost.- .For some reason Mr. Young  failed to even attempt to do as le-  quested, but on Thursday morning  telephoned Forrester that two men  answering that description had gone  through, apparently making for  Bonner's Ferry.  Forrestei immediately  wived  Clark  leaye this nionth. for Davidson,  Sask.  where they will be engaged breaking'; Collins, tho American customs  officer  virgin prairie soil for Roy Browell, | at Eastport, all the details and  asked  Junior  Tho W.C.T.U- has its x.,a-,. aieoting  i*t Mrs. Graiglo's on Thursday afternoon next. At the clone, a 10-cent  tea will be served in tho interests of  tho society'** rescue homo at Vancouver, to which nil are invited.  Manager Staples of the Fruit Growers'   Union,  shipped  another  car   of  nc.t-'t.'-ic:'. from TVi^kvou --'tuition tho  early part of Mm week. Thoso wero  hilled for Toronto, and wore bought at  $20 a ton.  Two tine looking door were soon in  lho orchard on tho Homy Hamilton  ranch on Sunday. Thoy made thom-  moIvoh vory much at homo gmy.ing  along with tho cattle.  ������  Mi'H. Stock������ wnn a hoiitoMH at whist  oo Friday nin-hl, when four tu,lm-������ of  plityora enjoyed several bourn at. this  Wednesday last freight was held  here for an hour while the cables of  the concentrator tram were loaded.  There are two of them each weighing  close to five tons, and considering the  loading apprrtaus that was usable  H. McCreath and his gang mado good  time at a heavy and awkward'job.  Cecil Matthews returned from Nelson hospital on Saturday whoro ho hos  been a. patient for almost 'throe weeks  recovering from an operation for  appendicitis. Ho still requires a  crutch to humor the leg he had broken  while sledding over two months ago.  At tho Pease ranch thoy havo lrwd  tho good fortune to havo five hoifcv  calves from four cows, only a week's  difference in tholr ages, and oach  wrapped in a separate hide. But, no  doubt, Wynndel will boat it with a  dozen or moro all wrapped in ono hide  us was tho case with the oggs, owing  to a shortage of timo to finish thorn  off properly.  During March tho school's por cont-  ago of attendance reached 00.5, the  following scholars being in attendance  aud on timo, ovory school day: Wll-  friil Manon, John Miller, Morgan  Pease, Roy Poaso, Ruth Smith, Hector  Stewart.  Wo aro now ready  to claim tho reward offered for tho lost U.S. army.  It has   now  boon   definitely  located.  It appears that it had   only boon  lost,  iu tlio imagination of hoiiio people.  A1������������(������.   M ifii UiOli   Uitmi'lil  ihvoe   iroiil.N  at, Alice Siding. It malcoa him novo  <>n I avo i ouiil.i to ask liiia lihout tU<-  Hondnff tho Billy goat gave him.  Fire broke "out in tho coiling of  Paul Hagen's kitchen on Sunday  niorninor hist, but through prompt  action on the patt of the master of the  house the conflagration was soon extinguished and very little damage  done.  E. S. Butterfield was a Creston caller on Sunday and Monday. Mrs. Pen-  son was visiting round town ui Monday, and Miss Anna Hagen took in  the sights on Wednesday.  Misses Olga Wigen and Amy Johnson took their annual walk into Creston on Wednesday.  Monrad Wigon's mill started running at tho end of last wook. Ho has  a full crow of men working, and' is  stacking up the Inmboi in groat shape.  Pto. Jack Williams of tho I3th Battalion, stationed at Medicine Hat, Alberta, arrived hero on Tuesday to  upend a fow days with his brother, 13.  Williams.  Mrs. Grady returned homo on Wod-  needay, after a fow days' visit in  Crouton.  Nurso Grundy of Cranbrook arrived  1 ere on Saturday to take uh&vgo of  Mrs. Williams, who has boen vory ill  for tho lost ton daysi  Wo aro glad to bo a bio to report a  groat improvement in Mrs. WilliiuiiiV  condition, and trust ������ho wiii him u regain hor usual utate of health.  Miss Evadno Cooper ontortalnod a  party of hor young friondH to toa ou  Wednesday afternoon, tho occasion  lining tho tenth anniversary of hor  birthday.  Apparently Ediuondnon  Iuih not a  monopoly on mystofloH.    Poto.   Ando-  .star- is   I'usv   4V>ls   work   rwiMtruoMng  who owns a steam oreaiceiv  The; roads here, Which have been  very bad, are now dried up awaiting  thearriyaJL of Bob ReuTs Ford/ v       ;.-  The mill is running a,; day or* so'."a-"  week now sawing timber for the ueSv  bridge.. W. Bowier,. yard boss, has  resigned.  Gv-A.- M. Young of Creston was here  on Friday on business. Some were of  opinion that he was probably looking  for recruits to fill up the ranks of the  225th Battalion, while others thought  he..was in search of a job on the new  bridge, but we believe it would be  wise to keep tab on the uew voters  list.  The Rbvifw was in error last week  in stating Campbell Blair had purchased the horse Rob Roy. Mr. Blair  has.always been a part owner of this  animal.  T .....Iw.,������   4  nun to p<  Ferry. . However, Collins took the  matter into his own hands and left  the same day foi- Bonners and sn't-cei'd-  'e^wj^fc-^ of; QonstiibUr  Da^vis, iir''taklh'g'Graham and Doe (he  same evening. He brought the prisoners as far as Yahk on Friday, 'whore  they were tak.en in charge by Forrester, who brought them as far.as -'Ores-  ton, where he turned them over to  Sergt. Stewart of the Nelson police  force���������Stewart being en route home  from Cranbrook, where he had boon  with Meagher, tho store owner, on  Thursday, to follow some clues the  Cranbrook police lied been working  on, With the prisoners wero taken  practically aii the missing goods.  For the loose way in which ho  handled things in this connection Customs officer Young will likely have to  give an account to the State authorities  Although advised in ample time, given  the caterpillar engine to pull stumps |il   thorough description of the men,  on the cattle ranch. Very little stump  7-i:i ..  i������  limn!*-  ing will be done by the ranchers hero  this spring.  The work on the new bridge is progressing. Pile driving is seriously delayed owing to so much rock in tho  riyor bod. Tho new approaches on  both sides a*<-e nearly .completed.  There are 13 piers, of 6 piles oach, to  be driven.  W. II. T. Smith, writing from Bram-  shott camp two weeks ago, expected  tho Btth Battalion to leave in a week  for tho trenches.  Dick Bevan was out early Monday  morning repairing tho brokon phono  wires, and was anxious to know why  the wires had boon brokon so often of  late.   He wont away satisfied.  Sirdar  what hulks like a cosh between a bin!  J. S. DeHchrmps of Rossland, and  party, wore registered at tho Sirdar  Hotel, Wednesday night.  Mififl Ulsloy, until recently principal  of tho Sirdai school, loft for Spokane  on Sunday,  ?.?rr.. Pavlroi'. who puceeodM MIhm  TUsloyaa toucher and principal of tho  school, arrived on Sunday laat.  Monday last tho Conservative Ah-  Hoclation hold a mooting in tho sohool-  houso.  Signs of uprlng.    Tho chug-chug  of  tho motor   bout,   haa   hood hoard on  *-������ ..������. ��������������� .������������..���������  on ,������>,���������.,.������ .........  Hw. H- !������i'!o>ow moil Minn Hwannon  Were Crouton calloru oh Hat unlay.  and asked to hold thorn regardlcst* of  trouble or expense, it would  seem   as  if Young let them  enter and pass on  without oven tho usual examination of  thoir effects tosay nothing of tho cross-  qucstioning    new-comers    into    tho  country   aro   usually    subjected.   In  contrast to Young's indifference the  action of Collins and Davis in going so  promptly after tho men stands out iu  commendable and bold roliof.  Apparently theso knights of the  jimmy and dark lantern operating iu  tho interior- aro getting hard put for a  reasonably safe route to got out of the  vicinity of tho plundering with the  plunder, or else thoy have short memories. Less than thr* e years ago ono  Auborg, who hold up a Chink rostaur-  antour at Nelson, and evaded tho city  polioo, was promptly nabbed hero,  while just two mouths later a Mr.  Nordorland, wanted for a bit of watch  stealing, at Nelson, was also apprehended at Croston. Hence that class  of gentry havo naturally glvon ('ronton a vory wide berth since then.  Graham and Doe woro up before  Magistrate Iryino at Nolson on Tuesday, and woro each sentenced to five  years imprisonment. Tho authorities'  troubles in this matter aro not quite  at an end yot, oh thoro is a reward of  SfilOO to be divided up among thorn* entitled thereto, and just who, and to  what extent, to remember whon making the divvy is not quite asaiiiiplea  mutter iih it may look.  Cranbrook  Haptint   Church, which  ��������� ��������� ������ m   . ������    . il....  itlttt    titll-*,    t.'11'l-li   1������     1141    11.      It),,      111. f.l 1,4111 .'  re-opened on Sunday.    Itov.  VV. Phillips, from Manitoba, in the new -mHor. ,THE HEVIEWa CKESTON,  '- as. cfcr  v  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF TOK FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS PER ?LUa  ~^T%  I think is the right thing."  j     It was not until the door was closed  I aiter Dick that Burke spoke-.  j     "He'll go to Chicago'in.the morning,  ! you think, don't, you':" iu* asked.  t    "Certainly," Gikiev  ! I don't like it."  !     "Best   thing  that  I peued!     You    sec,  "I there."  i     "Where  did    she  ro.  then?"  liilder  queried, wholly at a  "Nowhere  yet.     But.  Lime  he's   starting   for  answered.    "But  could  have  hap-  he won't iind her  go.  then?  loss.  'just  about  the   west  T^ow^'yetT BmlnsL about Lhe   t   "N?0^V S?d    h^nd'he  , ] Lime  he's   starting   for    the   west  HI, !^ltJ .J^ le^ ^  I ; have her down at headquarters.  Hem-     }v tl(-.   o'Yhev1re noodo l"  .ffiarest will    have    her indicted  before   "W>t muu t it> i    m<**;,'  ^MJ    noon.    She'll go to  trial in the after-i     'I here   followed  a   little    d  ���������s5^    j noon,   and   tomorrow   night   she'll   bo; whicli   eu'detl   in   the   solecli  here?"  "Suppose  of  ji'.!-.  until after they  some  theni saw me  n't. bo aoythiug  saw  nie go out  doing;  again."  Tho hall door opened, mid lhe butler  re-entered the room. Behind him came  Cassidy and two other del cot Ives in  plain clothes. At a word from his  u.aster    tho    disturbed Tho nuts with-  v* i v   *.��������� . ������  Now."   Burke   went   on   briskly   as  the   door  closed     behind   lho  servant  where could  those  men  stay out oi  The Finish of Germany  extermination   of  the  Teuton   Specieb  is the Prediction of Kipling.  The Toronto Globe publishes the  following article from Rudvard Kipling:  "We are passing through dark,  damp days which are not good for the  Breed Dairy Cows,  Is Expert's  Ad  VIJ������fl  (coii'vinueaj  "She left tuiir- morning for ���������..'hivai-.o."  Burke said, lying with a manner that  long nabit rendered altogether convincing. "I told you she'd ������o." lie  turned to the father and spoke with an  air of boastful good nature. "Now, all  you have to do is to set this boy out ol'  ihe scrape and you'll !*e all right."  "lr" we only could'." The cry came  with deepest earnestness from the lips  of Gilder, but there was little hope in  his  voice.  *I guess we can find a way to have  ���������.he "marriage annulled or whatever  they do to marriages that don't tako,"  said   Burke. v  The bruis! assurance of the man in  thus   referring;   to     tilings   that   wore j  taered moved" "Dick, to wrath. \  sleeping  up  the- river.     That's   where-  she is going."  Gilder stood motionless tor a moment. "But," be said wonderiugly.  "you can't  do that."  'Well, perhaps 1 can't, bat 1 will!"  Suddenly his faco grew hard. His  heavy jaw shot forward aggressively  as  ho  spoke.  "Think   I'm  going  to    let     thai  girl  ^o iv room at  the end of  _^n (he ground floor.  f     "And now, Mr. Gilder,"  tor said energetically.    "1  give   you   tho   same   tip   I  man.    Go to bed and stay  "But    the   boy,"   Gilder-  police department. j  stop her >'  to bre-k  'Don't yeu in:  ert������  Bu  he sau  KO  h  ������1;1  to   tne  t'.ia.euia;oa.  that's who.t  .ie. son. The  -Nevertaei'ess  topic.  "interfere:     Huh:"    he  grinning broadly.    "Why.  I'm paid to sio. -i-istt:n to  minute   you   be* in     mixing     up  crooks, you siu'i in a  position io give  orders"    to any one.    The crooks have  got no right in the eyes of the police  Just remember that."  But Dick %vas    not    listening.    IBs  thoughts  were again wholly with the  woman he loved, who. as the inspector I  declared,  had tied, from him. \  "Where's she gon^  in  Chicago?*'       j  Burke  ansvered In  ivis  usual  gruff j  that     was  Dick. !  "I'm no mind reader," he said. "But]  she'll   probably   stop   at    the     Black- j  stone���������that is, until the Chicago police are tipped off that she is in town."  The face oL the young man took on  a totally different expression. He went  close to the inspector and spoke with  intense seriousness.  "Burke," he said pleadingly, "give  me a chance. H*. leave for Chicago in  the   morning.     Giv--     me  twenty-four  ; make a joke of the  | Why. I'm here to get her, to  ; anyhow.    Her gang Is goinj  ! into your house tonight." j  ���������'What':"    Gilder    demanded.    "You t  ��������� moan she's coming here as a thief?" I  i   .eTNot exactly." Inspector Burke eon  j tossed,   "but  hor  pals   are  coming   to  ' try  to  pull off something right  here.  She wouldn't come, not if I know her.  She's too clever for that.   Why, if she  knew what    Garson    was    planning to  do. she'd stop him."  The inspector paused suddenly. For  a long minute his face was seamed  with thought. Then he smote his  thigh with a blow strong enough to  kili" an ox.    His face was radiant.  ������������������I've got her!" he cried. He went  to the desk where the telephone was  and. took   up  tiie receiver.  "Give me 3100 Spring," he said.   As  he waited for the connection he smiled  ; widely on the astonished Gilder.  "Headquarters?" he called, "inspector Burke speaking. Who's in my office? I want him quick." He smiled  as he listened, and he spoke again to  iscussion  ion   of   a  the. passage  the inspee-  m going "to  gave your  there."  - protested.  "What about him? He's the one thing  of  importance  to  me."  "if he says anything more about going to Chicago just let him go, that's  all! It's tho best place "for him for  the next few days."  "You're in charge here," Burke said  lo Cassidy, "and I hold your responsible, lhu coming back to get this  bunch myself, and I'll call you when  you're wanted. You'll wait in * the  "storeroom out there and don't make a  move till you hear from mo, unless by  any chance things go wrong and you  get a call from Griggs. He's got a  whistle .and he'll use it if necessary.  Got that straight?" Cassidy declared  an entire understanding of the  tions.  As   the   men  left   the   room  turned again to Gilder.  To bo Continued.*  direc-  Burke  not  without  its  effect  on  hours start before you begin hounding! sm*]e  Giiuer.     '"it's  Smith,  the  best man  have.     That's   luck,  if  you   ask. me.  Then again he spoke into the mouthpiece of the telephone.  "Oh, Ed, send some one up to that  Turner woman, i'ou have the address,  .lust see that she is tipped off that Joe  Garson and some pals are going to  break into Edward Gilder's house tonight. Get some stool pigeon to hand  her the information. You'd tetter get  to' work quick.    Understand?"  The inspector hung up the receiver  and faced his host    with a contented  Scarcity of Foad Not  Serious in Russia  Only  her  The  inspector smiled  acquiescence.  "Seems reasonable," he admitted.  "No, no, Dick!" the father cried.  "You shall not go!    You shall not go!"  The inspector shot a word of warning to Gilder in an aside that Dick  could not hear.  "Keen still," he replied. "It's all  right."'  "You give mc you:- word, inspector,"  Dick said, "that"you won't notify the  police in Chicago until I've been there  twenty-four hours?"  "You're ou," Burke replied genially.  ���������'They won't get a whisper out of me  until the time is up."  ���������'Then I'll go." Dick smiled rather  wanly at his father. "You know, dad,  I'm  sorry, but.  I've got to  do what I  i     *\\hat goou wnl an mat do:'  Giiuer  ] demanded impatiently.  ;     "She'll come to stop 'em.   When we  j get the rest of the gang we'll grab her  j too.   Just call your man for a minute,  ; wiii you, Mr. Gilder.  j Gilder pressed the electric button on  his desk. At the~" same moment,  through the octagonal window, came  a blinding* flash of light that rested  for seconds/then vanished. Burke was  startled by the mysterious radiance.  "What's that?" he demanded sharply.  "it's the flashlight from the Metropolitan lower." Gilder explained. "It  swings around this way about overy  fifteen minutes. The servant forgot  to draw the curtains."  at a Few Isolated Points Due" to  Faulty Transportation  Commenting on the announcement  that the Russian minister of agriculture has ordered two meat fast days  weekly in Russia, advices received  from Petrograd say there is no serious scarcity of food in -Russia, generally, but only at a few isolated points,  and that this is'-due largely to faulty  transportation.  Generally speaking, the newspapers  say the scarcity of provisions is peculiar to Petrograd, which must be provisioned by means of a single railway  which already is heavily taxed by war  business.  At Moscow the situation is normal  and everywhere else, both in town  and country, there are ample supplies,  and the mass of the people are in better condition to purchase than ever  before. The peasants are receiving  about double the usual amount for  their produce and labor and cannot  waste their means on drink. The only  reason why the new fast days apply  to the whola empire is a precaution  to check the tendency to eat more  meat than usual and thereby cause a  dangerous drain on tho supplies of  cattle.  Medicine Which Made Surgeon's Work Unnecessary.  Astoria, N. Y. ��������� "For two years I  was feeling iii and took all kinda oi!  tonic?. I was pct-  ingworso everyday.  I had chills,my head  would ache, I wna  always tired. I could  net' walk straight  because of tho pain  in my back and 1 had  pains in my ston**-  ach. I went tovi  doctor and he Kaid I  must pp tinder im  operation, but J. did  not ro. I rend in  tho paper about  Lydia E. Pinkham's Vci*-o table Com-  '���������K.onrt nnd told my husband about it. I  euid '1 know nothinfy will hoip mc but I  will try'thii:.' I found myr-oU' improving l rom the v-'i*y iinvt boUlo, und iu two  week:: time 1 wa-', able to nit down and  eat ft henrty breakfast with rny husband, which i hud iiotdouu l'or Lwoyeuru.   Ui f  I nm now in the.  did not   have   the  bout of health and  operation." ��������� Mrf*.  Jour; A. Koknk;, !>0ii Flushin*.-; Avcnuov  AM on a,   IM. Y.  ���������.....:> one uicau;, fc������ i * - ��������� UI ,a.'<)if;; kliii'o  rmrl lhe iipcnil.in.o; l-ible. S'oini'thne-i  uotiiiii-,!- ulf-i- wiii do; bo I, m-'.-iy li'mcu  doctor*! y.tiy they nro necenN'try when  Ihey are not. Lottcrr.ri.-T I-IIit cornen  to tne I'inkham Laboratory, IcHin-? how  Mi-rntion-i v/ero ridviued find woro not  ���������performed: or,if performed,did no j^ood,  but Lydia LM'inl'h-imY, Vojr.'tuble ('.'oin-  fiouiidwur-lu-'ed und |-ood health jollowod.  T.vilia <:. IMukli-im IVf <<l|ci*i<*. Co.  I'-mifUii-iiihid),  JLynii,  ftiaM:-;*  W    IM.  U.  10������'4  CHAPTER XIIb  The Burglary at Gilder's  The entrance of the butler brought  the inspector's thoughts hack to the  matter in hand.  "My man," he said authoritatively,  "I want you to go np to the roof and  open the scuttle. You'll hnd some men  wailing up there. Bring 'em down  hero. They're police olficers. You  get 'em down here, and thon you go to  bed and stay thero till morning. Understand?"  The butler looked at his master for  guidance.    Receiving a nod,  he  said,  "Very well, sir."  "How do you know they're going to  break into the house tonight?" Milder  demanded of Burke, "or do you only  think they're going to break "into the  house?"  "1 know thev are.   1 fixed il."  "You  did?"  "Sure; did it through u .stool pigeon."  "Oli, an Informer!" Milder interrupted, ti liulo doubtfully.  "Yen," Biirko agreed; "sUool pigeon  ih (lie police name for lilm. Really,  ho'R llm vilest thing that, crriwlu."  "But if yon think thut," Milder ox-  poHtuhiled, "why do you have anything lo do wiih that Hort of pornon?"  "Because it's good btiKlncHf-t," the in-  ���������spoctor replied, "Wo know he's a npy  and ti traitor and lhut every lime lie  comes near u v.*c ought, to uho :i d!:'-  infcol.unl. But; wo deal with him ;iuut  the .sunio hooaufio wo have to . Now.  tho Hlool pigeon In this trick' 1m ii hwoII  Engliuh crook. Ho went, to Maroon  yetilcrihiy with a Hchome to rob your  hou.so.    lie tried out. Mary Turner, too,  lllll.    j,IK'    |oi(i    V������.W;,WH    III    l,.,.\l-    jl     .iiuiiv'.  But. he met. (Irlggn uflorwnvib* ami  agreed in pull il. oh". Mrlggi- got word  lo mo thnt |t'n coining off tonight, and  ho, you ucc, Mr. Milder. (hal.'n how 1  know."  "I itoo," Milder admitted without any  cuthiisiiiKiu. "But why r.o you luivn  your lui'ii come down over the  roof?"  "II wai'ii'l hiil'e to bring I hem in (ho  front way. lt'a u cinch the. huiuie In  ;...;oK .. ..I. :,..���������!. r. ,;!;.!, ye;u v.'i>u!i! Jrl.  mo have your latch key. I won I to  roM!" bjK-k and M!!:1" 1b'" collar niv-  ���������,,'itA  "But why not i-lay, now Hint you nre  Little Nicholas, reading from his  history hook: "William the Conqueror landed in England in 1060 ,\ D."  Teacher���������"What does A.l>. stand  for?"  Nicholas���������"I don't exactly know. After uat'-jv, I  AN   ONTARIO  WITNESS.  Suffered from Rheumatism.  Waterloo, Ont.���������"Wo. uso Dr. Picrco'o  medicines in our home and have always  found them to be tho wry best. Some  timo ago my husband was taken sick  with muscular rheumatism. He was very  bad for four years���������could not do a Btroko  of work. He took several different kinds  of medicine and had several Kood doctors  in that time, but, did not get one bib of  relief. Ho begun taking "Clolden Medical Disoo'-cry" and "Pleasant Pellets"  and in less ikon a yeav ho wna a well  man and ho goo-i to work overy day.  W������ all fool very kindly toward Dr. Pierce  for hihi wonderful euro when everything else  luilcd,."���������Mas. Jacob Wowm, S Queen St.  Tho  PURE   BLOOD  Crcatcat  Bloflulnii  Mankind  Onn   Hftvo.  Many Canadian people need thia powerful vegetable remedy that- puta tho  ���������>i,oiiJiu.Ji, livor ;ind bov.Tk- hi lino condition; that ck-ura tho nkin of pimples,  r-inli, blemishoc, mid en?.oinn; tliat dis-  Rolvofl boils and carbuncles; that makes  nerves Hlronger aud ateudiur, uiid givca to  pale, weak, run-down peoplo tho fullest  measure of health and happincos.  Dr. Pierce'H Golden Medical Discovery,  free from alcohol or narcotics, doea just      l_ll_.,.1  what iu t'latod above, ''imply bectuso it   ijussii  bu," ',.���������'." f;'**.*..". i!;.-*��������� blrt^f! r" t\������!.������\������  nnd '  impure rhuttcr.    it diBHolvca tho impure  dcpor.ita nnd carriM them out,, hh il, doon  nil impurities*, through the Liver, HowcLi,  Kidnev.'i and rikin.  If you liavo n bad cough, broncluul,  nusu.1 or oiinr cufurrh, vumU-ady norvo-i  or unniglilly Kk'm, got "Golden Medical  Di-icovory" to-day aud otart at onco  to ic|ihui) your iiiipino blood with the,  kind (hid, pulu energy and ambition into  "1 have known some black moments  and doubtless shall know worse. The  Merman is exploiting all the psychological factors he is capable of understanding, and his press just now > is  engaged in confirming the world in the  idea of a motionless unbeatable Michael, straddled across Europe and disdainful of  his little enemies.  "But the idea is beginning* to penetrate the Teutons head that this is not  a war of victories, but a war of extermination of his species. We in Britain are better informed on this point  than w-e were r. year ago.  "When a whole nation goes into the  trenches'- there can be no victories;  there can only be killing, aud at Isast  three nations desire greedily that the  Teuton be killed in ��������� retail since he  cannot be killed in wholesale.  "The German cannot withdraw from  his present lines. He dare not because  he would have Co explain that action  to his own people. Ke must use himself, up gradually, either by advancing  [ and winning victories, or by staying  I where he is.  j "And when he is used up there will  be very little of the Gel :-ic*.n-prohlsm  | to settle. That is the end whereto  j the destinies are bearing us despite  i all efforts we have made to avoid it.  ! "The question of indemnity to Ger-  ' many has disappeared by the force of  ; facts. - If she claims one it will be  ' cheaper to continue killing. If she de-  '. mantis peace without indemnity, re-  \ turning to the status quo, what guar-  j antee will there be that as soon as  | civilization is disarmed she will not  I throw herseir on us again?  "The moral law directing her life  compels her to do so.  "Tiiat is why her ships cannot be  allowed  to  go  on the  sea  again.  "She cannot wage any more war  than she is now waging, because she  is engaged in aii possible fronts. She  can defend and consolidate her conquests, but what gooi i3 consolidation  when she perpetually has to throw*  men into the fringe of fire burning all  around  her?  "Allah has decreed that she shall  perish by her own act, from the consequences of the law that, she professes, and through lier own temperament. If the allies had won five or  six months ago they would have left  Germany still capable of regaining her  lines.  ��������� "No Germany will .*emain. This  may sound extravagant, but ail that  will remain will be a few peoples living on the eternal defensive in moral,  social and political trenches. Grant  that everything in Germany favors a  defensive impossible to break, and influx of foodstuffs which cannot be  stopped, a people indefinitely enthusiastic for war. Even then we must  hold on���������France, who has paid the  price of her hash; Britain with her  half million losses and about to pay  more; Russia *vith her dead impossible to count.  "All the rats are before us in the  same ditch, and as far as Britain and  the empire aro concerned, we can put  as many men into thu iiut-b iii Ficiuce.  to hold the Teutons as the French  have.  "Regarding the financial situation:  If I were younger 1 would say an Immense wave of prosperity follows  every war, but I leave that thesis to  people twenty years younger and"accept the common belief that universal  ruin awaits us. But. when the whole  world is materially ruined oach nation  or nobility, a compensation that will  "1 imagine that in Britain, where  Bnuill subscribers ure now numerous,  a certain proportion of debt will be  simply effaced or repudiated for the  very ,1uat reason thut men rich enough  to lend big sunn to tho' fltnte ure rich  enough to lose- thorn. It ia immoral,  hut wc should only laugh, and ;.*o  would oven tho rich men thuit forced  to lose.  "Perhaps thoy would receive titles  of nobility, u compensation thta will  be an admirable und practical upoth-  cosIh   for our  notional  snohbery.  "Anyhow wo shn'd seo funny nuances anil tho spectacle of Central  Europe administered llko an estate  for tho honotlt of Franco, RuhhIu, Italy,  Serbia, .Montenegro, .Tupun, Australia,  iW-iv  'A> al.uiii,    Caiiiulu,    Soul!; Africa  Good  Tip  at   Holstein-        *-  Friesian  Banquet  "There are no risks with the dairy  cow, therefore it is a sure investment  and makes the farm pay. Through  many generation it has saved tne  human race, and modern science has  neither discovered nor invented anything to take its place in supporting  mankind; therefore I advise you to  breed the dairy cow," said Professor  ! H. H. Dea of th-j O.A.C., Gttelph, at  the eighth annual banquet ot the  Molstein-Fresian . association at the  Carls-Rite.  The importance of the rural, school  fair for the continuance of intelligent farming was emphasized by C.  F. Bailey, assistant deputy minister  of agriculture for Ontario. "Since  1912, when these were commenced  with a nucleus of twenty-five schools,  I am proud to say that last year u>  extended to 23-;  over 2,200 chools  over 4^,000 pupils."  Other speakers during the evening  were D. C. Piatt, the-president; Dr.  J. A. Macdonald, who spoke on "Canada's Patriotism:" Prof. Geo. E.  Day of the O.A.C., and A. J. Craig,  Alberta's deputy minister of agriculture, both of whom spoke on agricultural topics.���������-Toronto Globe.  is* fairs, thus interesting  and     employing  JLlVeSEOCK in  Demand  Farmers     and  Benefiting  Ranchers   of  Alberta  From   Competitive  Market  Following is part of a report made  by a livestock commission firm at Calgary, which tells its'own story:  "The best indication of the growing  strength in the' market is the broad  outlet for generous receipts, which in  the case of hogs, the eastern packers  are apparently unable to buy sufficient hogs in the east to fill the demand, and are therefore compelled  to pay high prices here to compete  with local packers. In. regard to the  cattle market we opened a new outlet  by shipping to Seattle, which has-had  a" stimulating affect on the market  here. We have had shipped, since the  middle of Novembar, over 2,000 head  j of beef cattle. We might also add that  these cattle brought the top price on  the open market. The highest price  paid on the Seattle market was. for an  Alberta steer, which w*e shipped.December 20, 1915, weighing 1.700 lbs.,  which brought the fancy price of 10c  per  lb.  "Since the opening of the Alberta  stockyards the livestock business in  Alberta has grown, and markets have  been opened, which have given the  farmers a competitive market l'or  their livestock.  "The hog industry has multiplied  many times in the last three years.  There are many signs pointing to an  increase in the' number of sheep i^J  cattle. The sheep business is being  developed rapidly, and the demand for  breeding ewes has :jent prices up both  east and west. Breeders ol pure-bred  sheep have sold all they can spare.  During the past two or three years  farmers and ranchers have been increasing their herds; cows and heifers have been held, while hundreds  which have come to market have  been shipped back tc the country fcr  breeding purposes. The producer in  the country lias no need to worry, and  wo anticipate good prices for everything he has to sell."  Ono of the questions of tho San  Francisco Examiner's unlmal story  contest, upon which children are  asked to write is, Why does a cow  need two stomachs?  Sad experiences evidently had  much to do with tho deductions of  little Mark Sehcy, of Frullvale, for  ho replied:  "So when sho has nn ache in one  of her stomachs alio can uso the  other ono."���������Our Animals.  HOW Yflii inBj" Throw  km Your Glasses  Tbo  Htiitphiont  wear  c'.vo-j-lu'uifH  und India.  "Thono who  after the war;  bo poor,    but  Germany."  till tho tmil will be rich  those who do not will  tliore will  he  no more  How Japan  Helpn  Gcrmuny'H  upprehenrdon   over  ' in offensive, Iu expressed in  I .   ,.' .,-.     "/ ���������  II ,, r- ���������������������������  '  tho  the  wl    lv  you  U ?.'.','���������[ !',rii;"',". I);',.!; ������������������t������,^������v>iin uniion  "_   All nicdic'uio iletilcni can mipply  in   either ii'-uii!  or t'.iblot  form  m   li'T.iS  Tit) c.enhi for trial )>ox of tnblct/i to Dr.  Pierce, Invalid-/ Hotel, Uuffalo, N. Y.  _vv       ,VI. ,.  the tilnokoning In lho Hlrug'glc in  Galicia probaniy tioca uot mean thut  tho Russian oIYoiihIvo In ended, hut  only thut tho enemy hi taking breath.  It in believed that grout reinforce-  ineiilH are iiidng brought up, and  fituno have already been noticed. In  tbo artillery preparation of tho tit-  tueha Lho Ru:>iilami U;wd grout quantities  or  ammunition   which   Uio  .lap-  ;(T""> il'l'l      |ll'll\  llll'll. Till'      .ftinitltdui.  uro nol onlv providing artillery and  tiiiiiiiunltlou. for the. -.'.rcatrr part of  the ItUHidun infantry In Onlli'lu arc  armed  win-  ������������������'Us of Japuiici'o orljjln.  In nuidi tlmt. tliotuinmhi  who do n������>t rcnlly nenrt  thoin. If you nre ono nt ilieno uufui'tu-  iintOH, (hen thoHO kUirhoh may bo riilnltiK  your cycH Instoiid of luilplnp; ttieiu. Thou-  nmihIm wlut wi-iir tliCHe "wlinl*iwn" inn y  provo l'or tbiMtmelv'm tlmt tbey cuu tll������-  jioiiHe with Kluinioa Jf tliey will irefc tlio  following nrcu<!rlntion lilted at onco : Oo  to nny uetlvo -lriitf Htom und (cot a hottlo  of Boii-Onto titblotii; nil a two ouneo bot-  tlo wltli warm wntcr Jiiul drop lu ono jion-  Opto tablet. With tlil'i huroilotj.-j liquid  Holiitlon biithi; the oyon two lo four Union  dully, and you lire llkaly to no uMonlithod  nt lho ri-MUHn rlfiht from tho tdnrt. Many  who hnvo lx-on told tlmt Ihoy brivo nnlia-  niiithiiu,  eyL-Hlrulii,   fiitiinu'l,  hoio eytdlds,  rilaor-lcr-J, report wonderful iioiu-nta from  tho ium of (lit ii jii-i'iicrlpttou. Out thin prc-  ��������� 'irllitliui Jllk'd inn* Hue U; you mny na  ulrciiRthr-n your oyen tlmt rIuhsoii will not  bo nceoHtiiiry. TliouNiiudn who uro blind,  or nt'iirly no, or who v/e������t ultniucti mlfflit  iiov-.-r hove rfioulroil them If ttu<y had envod  for tholr eyon In time. Kuvo your *������y<������N burn re it la too 1 titi-i ! Ho not beoomn ono of  llii'ii'* vlftlnu; .of nej.'li-ct. i:,yi'j;liinHfi(i ������r������  only UUif 'TuU'lU'-i, mid cvory fovjr *y������;u-ii  thoy niiiiit no I'luuuji'd lo lit, tlu* ttvor-lu-  (Tc-iuhif; weiiJcoitcd condition, no better nee  tr    .VIHI    rilll,     Ait"    liiliut     i>t]ii-iil,    (.i i.    i.iir.ll,  Itrtnlthy. Htrontr miicncUi.' txyi-a tliroiich the  pi-i-fi-i'lptlon bt-ri' plviu. The Vulc'KH Pr������R  <'���������>. <tt Toronto -vrlll fill thi* nhov<������ pr������*cHp-  tion by uuUJ, It your druu������������ot tmm*t v+mmvBHMfi***^^  3s^^^SS?5S5  sob  ���������am  Stfe  ��������� -'������  II  I  I"  I  li  H-  "���������ML JHu'Av J&iii V i������rf{Vy #   w������������Jlln������ A. WAVo  di*.   *U*a  ���������*.  ' ���������C~^������r/-'  <������������--': '  What's the Neutral?   :  "Is there something malicious  about even the fairest and kindest of  neutrals?" said Booth Tarkington in  Indianapolis.  "Does a neutral, in the very nature of things, incline to rejoice a  little over a warring sister nation's  misfortune?    I hope not.  "I hope not, and yet, in thinking  Bf neutrals, I can't help thinking of  two boys who stood the other day  *nd watched an enormous safe being  raised up to the twenty-sixth storey  of a skyscraper.  "The boys watched the safe rise  slowly, Wangling at the end of its  wire rope, and when it reached the  twentieth storey the older lad turned away in disgust.  " 'Come on, Joe;' he said. 'We  might as well move on. They ain't  a-goiir to let her drop.''"���������Washington Star:  Stormy Weather  Hard on Baby  The stormy, blustery weather  which we have during February and  March is extremely hard on children.  Conditions make it necessary for the  mother to Jieep them in the house.  They are often confined to over-heated, badly ventilated rooms and catch  -jolds which racks their whole system.  To guard against this a box of isaby's  Own Tablets should be kept ih the  hottse and an occasional dose given  the baby to keep his stomach and  bowels working regularly. This will  aot fail to break up colds and keep  the health of the baby in good condition till the brighter -days come along  The Tablets are sold by' medicine  dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box  Trom The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co;,  Brockville, Ont.  Alberta Banks Loan  Money on Gram  Farmers Unable to Get it to Market  and Compelled to Borrow  Since the analysis of.the grain traffic and the existing conditions'when  the farmer cannot ship pr sell his  grain, tho hanks of Alberta are loaning a great deal pE money to the grain  growers on grain in the field and in  the privately owned bins of the farmer. This is the information learned  from a prominent Calgary banker.   .  "Perhaps the banks have not until  recently loaned great rsums of- money  on grain on the farm, as permitted by  section 88 of the Bank act, but-lately  there has been a great increase in the  amounts to be loaned," said the bank  manager. "The reason for the much  larger amounts so loaned now as  compared to formerly is that until  this season few farmers had grain on  the farm on'which to borrow money.  Also, the farmers this year had little  call to borrow money on their grain  until the transportation facilities got  so that the grain -could not be moved  to market and sold. But lately there  is such a congestion of grain at terminals, and so-few cars and so little  motive power, that the farmers can  not sell and must borrow money. And  the first ones they come to are the  banks; and the banks loan them money when the hanks can do so safely;  when the farmer has a character and  standing, that will warrant it; he need  not have grain if the manager has  found him to be a man of his word  and of excellent character."  Would you like to end that terrible itching, that burning pain; to  heal those horrid-sores?     ���������. "  ���������  You have tried all sorts of fatty  ointments, lotions and povyders. Put  them aside i������6w,and give'"Nature' a'  chance as represented by Zam-Buk.  Zam-Buk is made from herbal essences; -Is a natural healsr is zot  something you have to send to the  end of the world for, and pay a1  heavy price! Every druggist will  sell you Zam-Buk and for 50c. only.  Just give it a ^air trial and inci-���������  dently give" yourself ease by the  quickest route.   See name on box:���������  T���������.���������1  JUL  eland Must Help  To Crush Prussians  Many Shells Ordered  Are. For the British Army and Worth  Probably   Over  $10,000,000  An order, for 800,000- eighteen-  pounder shrapnel shells has been received by the imperial "munitions  board from the British ministry of  munitions.  This is the first large order to Canada since the present imperial munitions, board succeeded'the-shell committee, the board's energies ���������.; having  been directed chiefly towards hastening deliveries on orders placed some  firrjA    "-j o*/*������  IsaLLXw    ������*fc������v/������  It is probable '.that new orders will  be allotted in the form of renewals to  firms which .are already engaged in  the manufacture of these shells. The  munitions industries, in Canada have  developed greater capacity for turning  out eighteen-pounder .shrapnel shells  than for the manufacture of any other  and is well able to take care of the  large order which, has just been received..  The value of the order was not stated, but, based on prices reported for  orders placed during the past year, it  should be worth between $10,000,000  and $12,000,000.  John  Redmond  Makes a Stirring  Ap  peal   For   Recruits  1-1 is  Clank, clank, clank! What dreadful .sounds are these, breaking the  stillness of the Sunday afternoon? In  haste Mrs. Maelarty leaves the fireside, and goes in search of the cause  of the disturbance. In the garden  she finds hex" husband iiaiiing a board  on the bottom of the barrow.  "Donald, man," she says, "ye're  makin' an awful row. "What'll the  neighbors think?"  "Niver mind them, Kirsty," says  Donald. "I maun get my barra'  men-it." . . _-  "Oh, hut Donala," says Kirsty,  very wrong to work on the Sabl  v/e ought tae use screws!"  'it's  Asthma Cannot Last when the great-/  ���������jst of al. asthma species is used. Dr. j  J. D. KeUogg's Asthma Remedy assur-  sdly deserves this exalted title. It has  countless cures* to its credit which,  other preparations had failed to benefit. It hrings help to even the most  severs cases and brings the patient to  a condition of "blessed relief. Surely  suffering from asthma is needless  when a remedy like this is so^easily  secured.  ,i         *..���������. i>  No Use- to Treat Saed Corn for Smut  ���������Thero is no treatment of seed corn  for smut. The spores which acuse  smut in corn live over from one year  until the next in manure, soil, refuse,  etc. in the summer, under favorable  conditions these spores which may  hsve wintered in tho soil or nip.-" hstve  been hauled to the field in the manure, find lodgement on the tender  parts of the corn plant, usually by the  action of wind, and start to grow.  The source of the spore is not the  seed corn, therefore treatment will do  no good. Tho only method of eradication is to cut off the smutty stalks  ' and burn them. This, of course, is  impractical.���������O.* M. Allyn, Farm  Crops Division, University of Illinois.  Sciatica Vanishes Instantly  tt Nerviline is Use  CAN YOU BEAT THIS  CASE ?  No ordinary liniment will even relieve Sciatica. Nothing* but the most  powerful kind of a remedy ean penetrate through the tissues'and finally  reach the Sciatic Nerve. You can always depend on the old time "Nerviline." Nothing made today is as good  .for Sciatic as Nerviline was when  first produced, about forty years ago.  All this time the same old "Nerviline"  has been curing Sciatica, Lumbago,  Rheumatism and is considered to be  without an equal in relieving pain or  soreness anywhere. ".'-Nerviline'  couldn't be made stronger or better,"  writes James E. Edwards. "The way  it cures sciatica is to me simply a  miracle.- For years I suffered frightfully. ,1 ruined my stomach with internal dosing. I rubbed in gallons of  oils and liniments���������none were strong  enough. One good rubbing with Nerviline relieved." I kept on rubbing and  shortly was cured. My father cured  rheumatism in his right arm and  shoulder with Nerviline, and my  mother cured herself of chronic lumbago with Nerviline, Our family simply swears-by Nerviline and we are  never without a 50c family size bottle in our home. We find that for external pain, for coughs, colds, earache,  such minor ills it is a veritable family  physician."  Country  John Redmond has issued a stirring  appeal for recruits from Ireland. lie  says:  ���������"Recent events have made it abso-  | lutely essential "that Ireland, for her  own sake, to guard her own highest  interests and to maintain her honor,  should make it plaia to the whole  world that she is willing and eager  to fulfill her obligations. Any- impression that Ireland is shrinking her  duty will be a deadly injury to her  future interests.  "There has been slackness in recruiting in the agricultural districts,,  but winning the war is of the greatest  importance to Irish agriculturists, for  if the allies are defeated there is danger of every Irish tenant being robbed of his land by the Prussians. The  position of the tenant farmer who expects the people of the towns to fight  for him is contemptible. To desert  your countrymen in the trenches will  mean'the death knell of your hopes,  aspirations and ambitions."  Fairville, Sept. 30. 1902.  Minard's Liniment Co.; Limited.  Dear Sirs,���������We wish to inform  you that we consider your MINARD'S  LINIMENT a very superior article,  and we use it as a sure relief for sore  throat and chest. When I tell you I  would not be without it if the price  was one dollar a bottle, I mean it.  Yours truly,  CHAS.  F.   TILTON.  Bovril makes othei toods nourish  you. Ii has a Body-building powef  proved equal to from 10 to 20 time������  the amount of JBovril taken.  Nowhere in Europe have mediaeval  conditions persisted as strongly as  in the Baltic provinces of Russia,  where practically -'all the land over  a four-hundred mile stretch is in the  hands of s* thousand families, the  head of eaclv'bearing the title of  baron and wielding a power that has  decreased practically not at all since  ancient feudal times. -  SOME TREATMENT.���������Describe yonr disease,  and write for free boots and testimonials.  THE CANADA CaNCER  SNSTITUTE. limitsq  IO CHURCHILL AVE.. TORONTO  "Some men have no hearts," said  the tramp. "I've been a-tellin' that  feller I am so dead broke that I have  io sleep outdoors."  "Didn't that fetch him?" said the  other.  "Na.w. He tol' me he was a-doin'  the same thing, and had to pay the  doctor l'or telling him to do it."  Rub it in for Lame Back.���������A brisk  rubbing with Dr. Thomas' Ecl.ectric  Oil will cure lame back. The skin will  immediately absorb the oil and it will  penetrate the tissues and bring speedy  relief. Try it and be convinced. As  the liniment sinks in the pain comes  out and there are ample grounds for  saying that its touch is magical, as  it is.  Libre Beigique, the daringly published Brussels newspap r, the home  of whieh the Germans, despite their  most strenuous efforts, have failed  to unearth, has now reached its "Gfty-  third number. Domiciliary searches  for its editors and staff take place  everywhere, but no single capture has  been made.  Minard's Linlir.ent Cures Colds, etc  In tho privacy of his homo tho vil-  lago butcher was tolling his wll'o of  tho arrival of a now resident. "Sho  camo In toduy," ho said, with enthusiasm, "nnd I cnu toll you hIic'h a real  lady, brought, up fiolool. nnd exclusive  Sho don't lmow ono cut o' moat from  another, nor voul from mutton."  The   Meaning   of ^'Germany"  If we can neither trust nor compel  Germany to . keep the peace, what  hope is thero for the future? The answer to this lies in the meaning attached to the word "Germany." The  Germany that nobody can trust is the  Germany tha* has revealed itself in  this war, the Germany that acknowledges no law" or obligation but her  own interests, the Germany that tears  up treaties, murders non-combatants,  and neutrals wholesale, plots arson  and outrages and crimes of violence  in neutral (that is friendly) countries,  that maltreats prisoners -of war, and  violates even, the few strict rules of  warfare unconditionally laid down in  its own cynical warbook. which allows  almost everything by way of exception under tho plea ot necessity. So  long as that Germany remains on that  moral plane, and in that state of mind,  thero can be no real peace, and to  negotiate with hor, either early or  late, is to lose tho war in effect, if not  iu   appearance.���������Nineteenth   Century.  mmm**+m*mt*m**mm*mm~m****m******������  Relief for Sufferino Everywhere.���������  He whoso lifo is made miserable by  the suffering that comoa from indigestion and has not tried Parmelee's Pills  does not know how easily this formidable foe can be dealt with, Those pills  will relievo whore others fall. Thoy  aro tho result of long and patient  study and uro conlU.ontly put forward  ns a sure corrector of disorders of the  digestive organp, from which no many  suffer.  Strength  iot Motherhood!  MOTRKRTXOOn in not a  time for experiment, but for  proven cpmlltien, nnd nothing  exceonltJ tho viiluo of good  cheer, needful excrct-jo and  SCOTT'S FMTTF-3TON.  SCOTT'S EMULSION chnrfiem tho  WoO<!   wiih   lifc-blliiUhthi''   lichiii'aa,  dupp������*en������os norvoun comlitiona, nldti  tlio quality nml quantity of milk  .  And Insured sufficient fat.  It* COD LIVER OIL IW. lho v*ry  life ������������������!!*. ll* IJMi: ������n<l SODA Ixttit  avott ticket* ami m������ku lerllilni: ot������������y,  H-M AvmJSubbtUuto*.  W. N  Private Oougul McTuvish (Into of  Ihn Alberta Police)���������Mon, in ma f-oc-  tlon 'tis til'tcn fuiiy degrees holow  zero. Hut, bless yo, 'tis dry cold, ye'll  never fool it,  L. c. Owen Tyrol! (Into of,Carpentaria Tologruphs)���������Down under It is  uuuully 125 in'tho shade, riut thin it  ia dry heat, you avo ulvcr iicntiibUi of  ut.  Corporal .Turnoh Brown (late tram  conductor, Vancouver)���������In B.C. wc  i-.luko upon UIU Io :iM rain j* if ays in  tho yi-Mir. Tint It Ih dry rain, ft don't  wet.  you.-���������Punch.  esa  Miss Evelena M. Jtlsser, Dublin  Shore, Lunenburg, N.S., writes :���������"I  suffered from severe lieudacbes for  two years. In fact, I had headaches  day and night. My appetite was very  poor and I frequently had pains in tho  buck. After using1 a fow boxes of Dr.  Chase's Ncrvo Food the headacheH  disappeared, appetite improved and I  gained in health and strength. I am  very thankful for the benefit obtained  from tho uso of Kr. Chase's Ncrvo  Pood, for 'i a.m w#?ii ?.������2.in after two  years of misery."  The object of pain seems to be to give warning thai, something is wrong in the  human system. For this reason, when you have a headache, for instance, you should  honestly seek for the .cause.  Headache is not a disease in itself, hut rather a symptom. If you find othor indi  cations that the nervous system is exhausted���������if you are restless, nervous, sleepless  and irritable���������you may rightly suppose that to be tiie cause of the headache.  The headache warns you that with neglect of tho nervous system you later expect  nervous prostration, locomotor ataxia, or some form of paralysis. Wisdom suggests tho  use of such treatment as Dr. Chase's Nerve Food to build up the system, and thereby  remove the cause of tho headache, as well as prevent more serious troubles.  The use of headache powders is not only a dangerous practice, hut the shock to tho  system of drugs which are so powerful and poisonous as to immediately stop pain is most  harmful. Tlio relief is -merely temporary, and with this danger signal removed the  disease, which caused the headache continues to develop until results are serious. The  moral is, when you have headaches or pain of any kind look for tho cause and remove it.  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food is not intendod as a mere relief for headache. ' Tt cures by  supplying tho ingredients from wliieli^ nature rebuilds and revitalizes tho wasted nerve  cells. Some patience is required for this reconstructive process, but tho results aro  wonderfully satisfying, because they are both thorough and lasting.  If you would be freed' from headaches, as was the wrHer of the letter quoted above,  put Dr. Chase's Nerve Food to the lest. Working, as it does, hand in hand with Nature,  it can nu more fail than can other of Nature's laws.  t������0 cents a liov, till (letters, or Kdnum-  son,   Hates   &   Co.,   Iittl.,   Toronto.  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  Th" nrovy old hr*.rv!r'!^r *v.v .'.r..''u  inn a technical caso lu the hl.nh court.  Uo was dili'itm*; alonn in a monotou-  oii't volco, when iho bored judge  yawned wiih luiruly any attempt at  eonoculmoni.  "I r-incercly trust lhat 1 am not  unduly troBpausluK on tho I line of tho  court'/" -mid '.bo imrrh'ter with JuhI,  tho !*ll-*-hti-'';t tln;;o uf !iui'ui:.>iu in hia  volco.  "There i-i (tome rlif-Y'i-i'inc''," rcviHcc!  tho .jud'������o, "between troMpa';i!.In-.V on  time and encroach!:*.;-; on  .-i-in'i v."  !  m  E5S������������^  JErr. Cuksc's itccipc...::oot, 1,000 electa"! VtfCip***. m-ih froo U you mention thi* ptipw.  Ulti)it*m,lt*MI*mm*mmii  smwmmmiMmmmimWM  fi=S"  MBSSBiSJgg ���������THIs  CRESTON   REVIEW  ' f  8*e 8  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.O.  Subscription : $2 a year in advance;  82.50 to United States points.  C. F. Hayes, Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, APRIL  7  Okanagan First Always  ''To him that hath shall be given,  and from him that hath not shall  be taken even that which he hath,"  ������VUU������U   9CC1U    UU       Xtt5   V^lilliO    ������,       iSVIiniw  a-giom with the provincial horticultural department. This conclusion  is rather forced upon us in view of  their action last week in taking  from Creston the power sprayer  shipped in here last July and  transferring it to the Okanagan ���������  Vernon to be exact���������and also  notifying resident horticulturist  -Johnson to  he   ready   for  a shift.  ber for Cranbrook has now a 100  per cent, better showing than last  session, and prorogation still some  weeks off���������to say nothing of the  added prestige his latest deliverance  gives him. Were his constituency  not alongside that of the minister  of lands one would have to concede  Mr. Caven equal chance with  Ernest Miller of talking himself  into a cabinet portfolio���������education,  for instance.  Seriously speaking, though,  these public utterances of our  private members, are a hopeful  sign and if the good work goes on  much longer we may hope to have  the sphynx-like silence that per-  i vades the member for Kaslo broken  at least to the extent of saying  whether he will again be a candidate  or not.  all    s ess  as  a a rs a a ���������������'-**  I'esaiaably to the  same  We do not mourn the departure of  the spray machine on account of its  usefulness; we are aware it was out  of kilter and would need considerable fixing up to make it workable,  though surely it could have been  put. in running order here as readily  as at Vernon.    Our   chief concern  111    IC3  ics  cfcO   W    r������ x* *     c������     * vuii������  ������.-4.-*--**������ ���������i.-Vfc-*    .-iP  OVVi. iv* ia,    v������������.  province like Creston should be  robbed for the benefit of a much  older and by now almost beyond  the need of this class of government  assistance district like Vernon.  Surely if the supply of spraying  apparatus, and "bugologists'' is  limited if any part should go without these conveniences it should be  the older-established communities.  This thrust, ceming so soon after  Inspector Clarke's failure to include  the lJLQoten&v and Boundary ancles  when gathering his display for San. I centre where this sort of conduct is  Drastic Action in Order  It is with a good deal of reluctance that we refer this week to the  regrettable epidemic of drunkeness  among the local recruits since the  last pay day, which has filled the  city and provincial jails, and caused  a serious break in the ordinary  discipline at the barracks. It is  occurrences such as these which  tend to check recruiting, and do  much harm to the cause generally.  ���������Cranbrook Herald.  The Herald's contention that  this sort of conduct will check recruiting is all too true and unless  prompt action is taken to stamp  out the evil Cranbrook can hardly  expect to-attract recruits other than  of this variety. Certainly would-  be soldiers with a preference for  company  of  the  more  sober sort  -r-rt     rrrt     at.   a  liavo, and, regardless of the weather  prophets, Spring is with us, and you are sure  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 wre offer are sure to effect a speedy  demand tor the more staple lines. Therefore  we urge early buying if possible.  Complete stock of Paint9 Kalsomine  and Varnish Brashes  Ironito Floor Paint,  Wagon Paint.  Coach Paint  Enamel  Varnish Stains  Babalac  Putty  Harness Oil  Standard Hand Separator Oil  Pine Tar  White Lead  Boiled and Raw Oil  Church's Alabattine in all  popular shades  l*enerai  A*     SPtiEKS       Merchant  British Columbia  Diego fair, has set more than one  rancher to wondering whether the  same treatment will be meted out  when the government commences  loaning that two million dollars  under the Farm Credits' Act.  ~-;n  xxtj-tj      XX*.\* .. x..f~.J  Caven to the Rescue  With a zeal worthy of a far  weigiitier anu more pertinent  subject T. D. Caven, M.P.P., delivered himself of his second address  this session in the house on Thursday last. Tom, of course, was not  playing off his own bat���������nor after  being out on one, we feel certain���������  his remarks, were sologicrl, reported so fuiiy, and altogether ho  Bowserian flavored as to be um-  mistakably the product of someone higher up if not actually framed by the premier in person.  Although speaking from the  typewritten page, and on a question  of privelege, the embryo Demosthenes from Cranbrook seems to  have worked himself into quite a  frenzy over some remarks made at  least a week previous by ono  George J. Hammond, at a temperance rally at Dewdney, to the effect  that the liquor interests had raised  $300,000 to light prohibition and  there was a possibility that M.P. P.'a  might bo induced by the "wets" to  "Come hank with money instoad of  reputation."  TllK   REVIEW   can   thoroughly  understand   the   house    resenting  such an impeachment���������partioulary  when but  recently   Saskatchewan  yi.P.'l'.'H were   pretty   conclusively  proven to have sold ont in a similar  -���������anno,,   nomi!   for   nn little as   $500  -JiM-i iu   part-   by   .slow   notes.     Nor  were member1* altogether  unhappy  in their  choice   nf ;i   champion   in  ���������uu-li   h   ouuse.    Conductor  Tom's  iiHiial avocation, plus   his   sessional  indemnity,   plus bin great desire   to  render public Nervine in any capacity  .������ ,,,,t.i. wiorl'M him ������'-i it  ri������i>������-������'H������'iitn-  livn    ii'i'iiiitiue   from  temptation   of  thin  sort    and    esjicr-inlly   <>n    the  nriile I hut    obtained  down    Itogina  rampant, and it is assuredly just  as unfair to force upon the citizens  of the town the company of a few  score of this undesirable gentry,  with all deference to their willingness to make the supreme sacrifice  if need be. '  About the most effective way to  handle this class of recruits would  seem to be as soon as they become  numerous enough to pack them off  to England to finish out their  training in some of the British  camps where discipline is enforced  with all the old time vigor if need  ba A term or two in the guard  room on the water diet has had a  wonderful corrective inlluenoe on  many a supposedly incorrigible  Tommy Atkins.  as a possible   Conservative candidate" is more hopeful, but wouldn't  "probable" be a   better word than  "possible" in this connection?    Undoubtedly he   is   the  most likely  man at this end  of the riding and  unless  the Kaslo   wing   has some  one stronger looking that Neil  F.  Mackay to offer the sooner all uncertainly as to whom the nominee  will be is  dissipated so  much  the  better for the standard bearer.    R.  J. will give a good account of himself to  be sure,   but   a   thorough  organization is vitally essential and  the time  between   now   and    the  prospective polling day is none too  long to do this  work thoroughly.  Kaslo Hearing Things  $16,000,000.00 worth of farm produce  from the U.S. and other points, while,  we understand, that there is an  abundance of agricultural land in  many parts of B.C. adapted for various  products, I wish to point out that  there are many thousand acres of the  finest fruit land adjacent to Creston  which, divided into five aud ten-acre  blocks, will provide for many of our  gallant lads.  With our near proximity to the  prairie provinces with, its unlimited  demand for fruit, along with the home  demand for dairy products, coupled  with speedy transportation, sueh a  scheme, at such a time, and in such a  desirable situatioti, should not escape  the attention of those in authority,  and I suggest that the matter be taken up by our local Board of Trade at  the earliest date possible and placed  before the Government while it is still  in session. Thanking you for space.  Mr. Editor. C. Moore.  About Spraying  Is This It?  That Drink Bill  ..,>.  i\i. i i������,-i 11 ,������-e t I  ie ini'in-  Kaslo has been hearing things  political of late. First came the  seemingly well-authenticated story  that John Keen's opponent would  be an independent Conservative, of  whom these seemed to be some  willing to seek legislative preferment under semi-neutral auspices.  This was followed by a story to tho  effect that Mr, Keen, for some  mysterious, and likowiso unstated  reason, was retiring from the contest, while last week's development  was, to quote tho Kootenaian  verbatim, that "Robert Long of  Creston is frequently mentioned as  a possible Conservative candidate  in tho forthcoming provincial  elections."  In the light of what happened  tho independent candidates in  Rossland and Vancouver the likli-  hood <>t the Pirai,-uii-i������tii'iii(.'.(l l liiiioi-  coming to pans is too remote to hn  worth oven the mentioning, while  tho second-mentioned story was ho  promptly nailed by Mr. Keen that  th������) denial, coupled with Ids woll-  known faculty of never going into  a liidil without seeing it through,  will give it itii quietus very  elleetively.  The fuel that the intelligence  hiiH ut IiihI leached Kitslo that \l.  .1    l.niwr   "in   frcuiientlv  Editor Review:  Sill,���������Regarding the wonderful contraption  appearing  on  Mount Sinai,  in the n'lT'tb of onr eitv. Tiiont ionnd it,  your last issue,  will  you permit another guess.    Maybe it  was designed  to give the passerby loco ataxia,  or  any animal the  blind staggers.    On  close inpoction it leads one to judge it  as h-iing the skeleton or   left wing of  an    Ichangdingduuidumdum.    From  right angular half circular view it suggests something of   a cross between  the Tower of Babel, a Dutch windmill  and a   French  guillotine guaranteed  to squeeze all the venom, spite,  envy,  hotrod and malice and all uncharitable-  nous out of any human being in  tho  shovl, space of time of 15 seconds.    On  further reflection as to its purpose possibly it is designed  to  take accurate  high water measurements for 1010, or,  Eureka, behold in it the conning tower  or pnriscope of an  infernal  "Submarine" that onco showed   itself  above  watnr in Lheae parts and has been lying on  the   bottom   in   hiding  over  since,  now forced to come up again  for more air gas. Oiisbiivkh 11.  Land for Soldiers  Enirou Review:  Sin,���������T notice from various sources  of Information the urgency and de-  niriibility of providing borne itio.-oi.-- by  which the returned ooldieru can  readily and conveniently earn a livli-  hocid, without too groat exertion, owing to their condition, caused through  their gallant efforts to defend our  country and honor. While their  ciuiHe meritH careful consideration (to  which (hey are justly entitled),  HclutmcN are formulated to maice  Mlliitmeiii*-' oi* lnnd to 'lhoH������������ of lhe  mine phynically IH , in taking up mixed  funning.  Wo were   told   rerentlv   that   B.C.  mentioi-eil I duiiiig  the  paid   vein-  imported over  Editor Rhvxew:  Sir,���������I want to thank Mrs. Downs  for the nice way in which she corrected a statement put in the Review of  March 24th, which was part of a paper  I read at a W.C.T.U. meeting. I did  not put the account in myself, and it  was condensed so that the meaning I  wished to convoy was misconstrued.  Since the subject, of Great, Britain's  drink bill has aroused so much interest  I quote a little more of tine report  given. In Britain tho annual drink  hill amounts to 050 million dollars a  yoar, and these figures are very low as  others quote the drink bill at 822  million dollars a year. And a few  ytoai's ago tho revenue alone from the  drink was 150 million, so my figures  are the lowest estimate.  Harold Cox, a great iinancial authority, points out that Britain's debt at  the end of the war may amount to 10  billion dollars which, at 1J por cent.,  the rate of the great, loan, would mean  an Interest charge of 450 million a  year, and ovon adding 100 million for  pensions the whole vast sum would  still be much less than the annual  drink bill.  It this uiiO million were divided  among tho working mon of unskilled  labor and give each one one dollar a  day, see what an immense number of  families this sum would keep and givo  thorn a good living iih thousands of  jj'.eu with 1.1.i i. -.riv'.-:- r.".:\ fr-.*.::- ������������������"!���������.:!:!  renllve on $5.75 a week in Enghind.  1 thank Mi*h. Downs very much for  the unique compliment she gave nie  when she said people might believe  Mrs. St. ���������lean's statement because she  said it. I do not get such a compliment every day.  Again, I wish to thank her for  lirmgiug before iii-'vin-vv lemiei-H no  forcibly the fact that Britain -.pendr.  nuch anenormouii mmi in drink, which  iH the point I   wished to bring out, for  Editor Review:  Sir,���������Tiie attached article on ''Frequent Spraying for High Grade Ap-  ples,"-from tbe Farmer's Weekly Sun. .  will, I am sure, be of interest to your  army of rancher readers and I hope  you will find room In an earlv issue  for its publication, for which I thank ,  you in advance. Red Mcintosh.  What does spraying do? Willit absolutely prevent ink spot and scab?  Absolute prevention was secured at  one plaee this last season by the. Ontario Fruit Branch in a demonstration  orchard of Spies at Paris. Five sprays  were required, but the hist imewas.su  late that the cost of wiping the fruit  more than offset any gain   in  quality.  It was found that the usual three  sprays recommended are not enough,  and a later spray is necessary. Indeed, the best results come from live  sprays, though inmost cases four were  almost as good, and probably the difference would not pay for the spray.  After three years' experiments, .the  other sprays have been abandoned foi  commercial work in favor of the lime  sulphur mixture combined with arsenate of lead either in paste or dry form.  The following figures are the result,  of the past season's investigation in  three orchards:  Spys, at Wellington���������  Three Sprays. %  Ink Spot..  2.8  Scab 10.8     ..  Clean 80.4  Four Sprays, July 15th.  Ink Spot 0.4  Scab  1.1  Clean D8.5  Five Sprays, Aug. 15th.  Ink Spot 0.4  Scab  0.7  Clean 08.0  Greenings, at Whitby--  Three Sprays. %  Ink Spot 58.J1  Scab  1.4  Clean U).!5  Four Sprayb, .Tuly 15th.  Ink Spot.... 10.2  Scab     0  Clean 83.8  Five Sprays,  Sept. 8th.  Ink Spot  7.a  oc������tu ��������� -......, * ..*-  I)**}  Olonn 02,1  Spyn, at Paris���������  Throo Sprays. %  Ink Spots 0  Scab  1.2.  Clean 1)2.8  Four Spray,  .tidy Ituti.  Ink Spot  5.5  Scab  2.2  Clean 02.!*;  Five SprayM. Aug. 15th.  Ink Spot     0  Scab     0  Cltan   100  Under ordinary weather condit ionn,  thron   tlioi'Oil^u   mn uy t,ifx,t,    with    .im'  s'ltlphur an UHiudly recommended will  produce good fruit. Tliot-ic are (I) the  dormant   spray,   (2)   when   bloHHoms  * -  .n  how much good  could  be done with | nhovv pink, and (Jl) when   petals have  IMi milium a year. i.. nl. iit, .iican ; an luuun.  **^i,*xn*Mx^*tvtomttii.,iinimmti)m>mmm.tf  areagMigg  Hi illiii limiiii mimmmmmmmmmi  *mmmm MRUS  mW  gnaww  Ei-ii  EM'  I*  lr  tor  THE CRESTON REVIEW  i_.~     V-:--'' '  :^.:  ������������������;':.;vrajs*si  *^fcl  jxardy, noi't������iern-grown stocic  of the following varieties :j  Senator Map, Parson's Beauty   *  Glen Mary and lagoon  100 Plants, postpaid, $1.50  1,000 Plants, f.o.b. here, $6.50  Gold Coin Seed Pofatoas  SELECTED STOCK  $1.50 per 100'pounds  Monrad Wigen  Wvnndei  B* C.  i��������� t .. \.i~.a ���������������-  xftt ���������> iiuruio ixwn.  Wyfindei Box Factory  WYKHDEL, B.C,  M ANUFACTURES  Rough and Dressed Lumber  *~\ rs*r\  Kjrr*- I  Y*UU JK  Plumbing, Tinning anu  General Renair Wink  __.��������� .._r_. ���������  Done  by  W. B. Ernbree:  175 Eggs from  i ������ii L^egnoim Hens  . When it conies to poultry on a considerable scale we doubt if anyone in  the-Valley is going it as strong as  S-imMoon-at Wynndel, who last- fall  took over the flock of birds owned by  Reg. Thompson and with the addition  of some of the Baron strain brought  in from Victoria, has now almost 225  purebred White Leghorns, all of the  1915 hatch or older. And should he  have average luck with his incubators  ���������#���������1*5"!^   ������v> ���������>���������*-* 4" V*    rf>Vks9   -A*,*,  will be over the 600 mark;  In his eggs-for-hatchingdepartment  he has two yens of 20 birds each from  one of which at least he gets 20 eggs  a day not less often than twice a week  while from the 180* other birds, which  : he houses all together, he had a showing of 175 eggs on March 28th���������the  best single days' work so far this year..  The birds' menu is wheat for breakfast; mash of bran and shorts and  wheat scrap for dinner, and more  wheat than ihey can eat for supper so  as to leave some over for a small feed  as soon as they are. astir in the rooming. Although not keeping an accurate tab on their thirst Mr. Moon is  of opinion that his poultry gets away  with almost a pound of water each  daily judging by the quantity he has  to carry to them.  Jusirnow he is accumulating some  20 dozen of eggs from the Baron strain  tjixixo tpuxxtx  Kty    U11C UJ1UU1C \/i     vxx&   IXXXtxXVXB.  will have his first incubator at work,  while it will be busy again abodt May  15 with a similar quantity. The birds  from both hatches he figures will commence laying some time in October.  After careful study Mr. Moon decided  on his policy to specialize in White  Leghorns only, He finds for all-year-  round iayers they cannot be beat, and  that they stay with the egg production  business consistently���������being far less  inclined to be broody, or to want to  set, than the other breeds���������and if  given proper care and feed they make  a pretty fail* table bird, too.  So many people in that town are kept  busy sending orders east foi- goods.  The directors of the Cranbrook District Agricultural Associatian have  decided to hold a fall fair this year,  All the- junior -classes in Rossland  schools are having two weeks holidays  on account of ah outbreak of measles.  Nelson city council contemplates'going into the milk business.   There is a  ���������rxv������oCTi**-int i-  BOO gallons daily.  Nelson will require $31,227 to operate and for same necessary improvements to its street railway system this  year.  There will be but "four recruiting  centres for the 225th Battalion���������l������*er-  nie, Cranbrook, Nelson and Grand  Forks.  The Miner states some Rossland  dealers are delivering milk in that city  that has to be strained before being  usable,  The Truxlur . cigar factory, which  moyed from Vernon to Grand Forks  about a.year ago, has again opened at  Vernon.  Penticton public school is closed on  account of an outbreak of measles.  The. Sunday schools are also out of  business.  At least 200 Italians from Trail have  returned to fight for their country  since Italy declared war less than a  year ago.  H. W. Supple, who has been manager of the Imperial Bank at Cranbrook siace 1910, has been transferred  to Calgary.  B. C. Hersey succeeds Lieut Percy  Adams as chief of police at Cranbrook,  There were three others aspirants for  the position.  Vernon council is drafting a by-law  ���������defining the area and under what conditions poultry-keeping will be allowed in that city.  Reyelstoke Liberal Association has  an executive committee of 87 members,  to say nothing of a few vice presidents  and the usual other officers.  xxt rmVt 4-.  *s.&.xv  Tbe S'lrisfacttiT-n   of  work  iiir.jr   t'TiS   pTiCrr   ���������?  well --done  imS'i* *eii  fie  a  B  ..8  tf% xWm ffm _ .  ami  DEAZsEBi IN  High classBoots and Siioes  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Speciatly  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, tho Yukon Territory, the North-  West Territory and in a portion of tho  Province of British Columbia, may bo  leased for a term of twenty-one yours  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,500 acres will be leased to  one apnlicant.  Application foi a leaso must be made  hy the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of tho district in whieh  iho rights applied for aro situated.  In surveyed 'territory the land must  ho described by soctions, or legal subdivisions oj sections, and in imsurvey-  i'd territory the tract applied for shall  he staked out by tho applicant himself.  Each ii)i|>licatioii must ho accompanied hy a foe of ipiG which will be refunded if the rights applied for are -not  available but not otherwise. A royalty  shall bo paid on thu merchantable output of the mine ut the rate of five cents  per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent wltli sworn returns  accounting for   the full  quantity of  ,,,, 1. .,..} ..-KV   ;'-���������..-,!*���������    -..:.!:;/ ?���������   -7:.;1  ;,:.vi'.;.  royalty thereon. Tf the coal \nfniug  rights aro not being operated, such  returns should be furnished at least  once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the Iohboo may be permitted to purchase whatever available  Hiirface rights may bo necessary for the  working of the mine at the rate of $10  un acre.  A three-club basketball league has  been formed at Kaslo. . *       ���������  The contract has been let for a  $5,000 addition to Trail hospital,  Sherwood Herehmer is busy trying  to organize a golf club at Fernie,  Fred Burgess, .C.P.R, agent at  Wardner, has enlisted in the 102nd at  Comox.  Gi'and Forks complains that cash  donations for Red Cross work are falling off.  Phoenix mines shipped 77,058 tons  of ore to Grand Forks smelter in  February.  Cranbrook is hoping, to be made the  training ground for the whole *22bth  Battalion.  There are 17 automobiles in Nelson  and their owners talk of forming an  auto club.  Kaslo's weekly half-holiday will be  on Thursdays this year, commencing  yesterday.  Two houses in Green wood'e red  light area were destroyed by fire on  Tuesday last.  Rov. G. A. Hackney, Presbyterian  pastor at Trail, has accepted a call to  Canora, Sask.  After many years without one a  blacksmith shop hasagain been opened  at MarysvlUe.  In tho Greenwood riding $19,800  has boon voted for road and bridge  work this year.  Among tho eleven recruits to tho  225th Battalion at Cranbrook wore  two law students.  Police Constable Shipman has trans*  ferred his headquarters from Klmber-  ley to Mary-ay Me.  Liveryman Henderson at Rossland  has purchased a motor truck for use  in his cartage business.  Greenwood apiai-ints find that the  severe winter killed oil' many of the  bees in that part of 1.1,(1,  Capt. Shaw of Vancouver succeeds  Col. Mackay in command at the  Morrissey internment camp.  lAnnle   hears   that   the   ".Spokane  1'OT      Kill Mill M HUM,MMI        <<|<|>iit ���������������������������,,,  should he made to the Secretary of the  Dcpartuu'-nL of th������- Interior, Ottawa,  or to any agent or Kub-Agt-nt ������>f  Dominion Lands,  W. W. CORY, IVputv Minister of  Lite Lttt/crtur.  jN. |i,-  ��������������� I lllllll.lllllli.ril |oil>���������!>���������.i.it'll .it  lit������><  advertisement, will not, ho paid for.  furnaces at the  Granby smelter at Grand Forks are  again in operation. Since Christmas  but six have been in operation.  During the four months it was in  operation the evaporating plant at  Grand Forks turned out 225 tons, of  completed product���������12 carloads.  Free Press: The lumber conditions  in the immediate neighborhood of  Fernie are very backward owing to  the unusual depth of snow in the bush.  Frank Wilms, a Greenwood barber,  struck some luck last week. An uncle  died at WenatcTi.ee leaving him $2,000  in cash and an improved fruit ranch.  Kaslo has a revenue of $2,500 yearly  from its liquor licenses. Some of the  aldermen wonder where this sum can  be otherwise raised if B.C. goes "dry."  Kaslo politicians seem to be a poor-  pay pi-oposition. So much so that the  "Eoc-tenai-iTi insists on wv in MrlviineA  for all political printing nnd advertising.  Nelson's new auto club wants the  government to change the traffic regulations so that the rule will be keep to  the right rather than to the left as at  present.  75 of the men who went from Cranbrook to Comox with tho 102nd Battalion are dissatisfied with their lot  and have asked to be transferred to  the 225th.  Grand Forks council favors ending  tho wandering poultry nnisanco by  making all stray hens the pot pie  property of tho person on whose premises they trespass.  1-Tortienlturint Middleton advises  Cranbrook fruit farmers that theirs is  not a plum, pear or chorry country,  though many of tho hardy varieties of  apples will do well thoro.  Editor Willcox of the Trail News  claims to havo grown and gathered  125 full formed tomatoes on ono plant  in 1911.   Kaslo will haye to go some  , 1 , , - 4,. .������.*,.      ..-������������.     ������..l  I.O   Kl'lCllll|l   V������.     *,*.������*���������  xxJtfXfxx..  Kaslo citizens prosonted Archdeacon  Bcei with a purso of $80 in gold at hio  o-oldi-n weridintr celebration last week.  He also received another purse of $1(16  from the clergy of the Diocese of  Kootenay.  *.' i ? x.x  ...A      tlttv  Crow'.M Nest line  ������*���������;    ������n���������'t .i *<i *������  th;.- siiiiiiii. r.  ittk      t'ttf  The Baker mill at Waldo had A winter cut of liign i-infflriontly large to  keen iho mill rnnnintr all mciimoii.  f 1,..,,v.,,,...,..l  T ���������,1.. ..      ���������!���������������.,,  ,!���������������,. .,..,������#���������..  ...... t, ,   , .  poHtage tttampf- in Khn1-������ \h very heavy.  Tenders for Lnnd Clearing  Tender-; will he received by the  niuleriii^iicil for clearing in acres or  land, being the Honthrrn end of ijiitN  ):i and M, Suh-liot til of Ijot, M������ur>.  about (I miles west of Creaton.  Specifications to be seen at, this ofttce.  Tendera  fo  be received  up   to April  1^1,11.     ijxtStfitt, tty nny  t,tmut-i   not  m>c  in  ...I  ������ ....... ,.,)   ....    ,. .  Coleman, Alberta.  ������,'V   I t * ��������������� ������,'������><������M  ���������and with it comes the necessity of giving attention to things inside as well its : outside the house.  For the housecleaning you will likely require sorne  i* ��������������� .   *a������  all"-f*aper,' faints ana  trains  J or to brighten up the furniture or piano so as to  have it look almost as good as new just a little  V-AVA SPRAY will-be-found-the correct thing.  We have all these lines, and a varied assortment of  each, at very attractive prices. They are the best in  their class and should have attention before buying.  How do th������ Pruning Shears Wbrk ?  We have a few of these in stock. Don't put-up  with worn-out or in-bad-shape shears any longer.  See  our line���������the  price is  sure to  tempt you.  And for genuine, all-round satisfaction at a right price  Jackson's Teas at 45c, and 55c. Ib.  have no equal in Creston  ri  General Store  Phone 81  ������IT  Creston  n  faOTAtl  1 i   \T #-������ E      B  -A-V>* *^^^jl     i  Y  The Leading  I Hotel of the  Fruit     Belt  I  Our   Guests  Call   <Again  fi}\j   will   niaRe    no  when you get off the train  if you sign the registei ai  the Creston Hotel. Travelling  mgn will substantiate this. V. e  studj? tbe comfort of our guests.  The rooms are wt.ll furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  Headquarters   !ot   Mi in-no   Mp-h  Lumbermen,    Kancliers,   Tourislfc.  and Commercials.  | /��������� B. Mo  ran  Ft  I  nnm  THE CANADIAN BANK  ��������� OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L., President  .TOXIN AIRD, General Manager. 13. ,v. F. JONES. Aos't General Manaper  CAPITAL, $15,000,000     RESERVE FUHD. $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  ���������jre supplied free of charge on application. vsr.4  C. G. BENNETT  Manager Croston Branch  ftft&e-'&ettf'e'^  I T^iiofai   1 iueni and rep.fi Sftahtas !  *..   U   l*j   ia   im    W   )������,    IkI   t* ta>        ������h  - ^_ *i     hi*.    V *  ir-** ��������� v ww       *m    Ste*-' **->���������  Shipment of McLaugliu Sleiglis and Cutters on Hand   g  TEAM   SLEIGHS t  J*      Harness, Single and Double and Supplies on Hand       jj  t $  %\ Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness ^  j* ft.  h  Sleitrhs and Cutters COAL FOR 8AL7C   JJ.  (V* ��������� mm  & "*���������'  I H. S. McCreath, Prop. |  ���������������������������*       * ������  ������J * ������ V ������ fc������ ������  ���������������������   ft������ ....... ^ ,   "������������������'"���������.--i "���������.."-".".".'"IHiiiltHirifiM.ym  l wmrnw. ttxmMxttmmmiMiim!mjia������*M!mm^  m������giM|raiaiiJ!ffia-eiH''i!^  lIMMIIMi wm"������V*   'W-t-ifrrMVi���������������*���������    e^ot-if? CT'T'O'V    T>     if*  y. j*XJCi Jcvii* v ilii vv , 'oxvjtiiOjL'UiN, ju������. %-������  Vf.)/1#'  You'll always have nice clean  pantry shelves if you go  over them occasionally with  Kaiser and Archduke  Made Secret Compact  ';     ''How   aro   you   enjoying  i while your wife is a.way?"  "Sew.   sew,"   he   replied,  ' w-irij   j������   b'.ittOH  and  thviMui.  si rug  British Scientists Ask  Reforms in Education  Thirty-Six   Issue   a   Manifesto  Calling  For Drastic Changes  A   maiiife-rto   vailing;   for   u   drastic  reform   hi   the   educational   system   of.  x^ilxrtxi.     Iniuuu     -i^     fe������ cji-'i i?nru     \f ������ t. ������.      l uv  signature?   of  a   committee  of   thirty-;  six leading scientists, including:    sir; ine   Modern   Method   is   Most  William  Osier..Regius_ Professor  of; Successful   in   Treating  Meviieme.     Ox.ora   I aiversuy;      Sir ��������� **  William   Ramsay.   Sir   Wm.   v'rookes ; indigestion  ������*-������������������������������������'  Lord Rayleigb. i     The old-fashioned methods of treat-  e   manifesto  declares     that    the   ing- indigestion and stomach troubles  TONIC TREATMENT  FOR THE STOMACH  ire  'J.   "woe**uV*v   i^norcirit   ueo-  are  paying  heavily  for their  ana  T...  pie and  ignorance.    Ir.  urges  a reconstruction  of the school system as au immediate  necessity.  "The nation's success now and in  the difficult period of reconstruction  after the war." says the manifesto,  "depends largely on the possession by  ihe leaders and adminis-. raters  scientific     methods   . and   habits  "Pact of Konopisht'' a Dismal Failure  Because Britain Was Misjudged  A curious article by Henry Wick-  ham Steed, foreign editor of the London Times, appears in the February  number of "the Nineteenth Century  and After." It is entitled "The Fact  of Konopisht," and deals with events  alleged to have transpired immediately  preceding the   war.  A fortnight beforo the assassination of ihe Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his.wife, says the writer, tliey  were visited ut the castle Konopisht,  in Bohemia, by the ('einum Kaiser  and Admiral vou Tii*pit*,'.. Ostensibly  the F.mperor went to Konopisht to1  see the rose gardens. The story Steed  tells is that at Konopisht the Kaiser  and the Archduke made a secret compact.  The paramount, desire of the Archduke and his wife was to make provision for their sous, who were debarred by the .Haps.burg family law  from attaining imperial rank. The  Kaiser, it is said.* unfolded his great  scheme of the war.  Russia was to be  provoked to connect   with     Germany     and     Austria;  France   was   to   be   instantly   smitten  to    the dust, while the abstention    of  voursc|j������ ! Britain   was  considered  certain.    The  | Kaiser  proposed  to    reconstitute  the  *in������-   old Kingdom of Poland,    which, with  '*** j Lithuania  and    the  Russian Province  I of "Ukraine,  stretching from the "Bal-  | tic to  the   Black Sea,  was  to be tbe  inheritance of Francis and- his eldest  son.  For the second son a kingdom  was to be carved out, including Bohemia, Hungary, Serbia, the Slav  coast, of the eastern Adriatic, and  Saloniki.  German Austria, with Trieste, was  to pass to tbe present heir, the Archduke Charles Joseph, to be incorporated in the German empire.  A   pact   would    be   created   and   a  FOR  DISTEMPER  CATARRHAL  FEVER  ND ALL  NOSE AND  THROAT    DISEASES  t-preventative for others.  PINK EYE*  Cures the sdc-lc and nets-as- a-p  Iwiciuul given on tho tonguo. Safe l'or brood mures and all  others. Host kidney remedy. "Denian-I SPOHN'S. SoUl by  all druggists and ti-rf goods houses, or sent.: express prepaid, by tlio trianufneturers. Booklet, "BlstempoJ*, Cause  and  Cure,"   free. ,.      ,       : .'   ;   ���������  "'.������������������������  SPOHN   MEDICAL  CO., "^ v  Chemists and   Bacterioiocj'sts. Goshen,   (-nd.,  U.S.A.  Young   Man,   Don't Wait  Until You  are   Fifty  Before You Begin to Save Up For Old Age.  UIUI    I!iik*^J^l^O-HA-PA^   JL2JLJL- Aii  INSURANCE  COMPANY  WILL   SAVE   MONEY   AND   MAKE   MONEY   FOR   YOU  Talk"-. With   One   of  Our   Agents.  J  and perhaps throughout the  recovery  is a  if : lost  again.    Tbe  recovery  of tbe  ap-  of ; petite,   the disappearance ot" pain, the  mind.     For   the   past   fifty   years   ef-; absence of gas.���������are all steps on the  forts have teen "made vainly'to intro-: road  to health  that  those  who-have  duet-      the    study    of    experimental ; tried    the tonic treatment remember  so'enee into tiie country's schools and I distinctly.    Dr.    Williams' Pink Pills  colleges as an essential part'   of  the ' are  a  blood-builder,     tonic  medicine,  educational  program.'" j every constituent-of which is belpful  ��������� I in  building up  the  digestive  organs,  Miller's     Worm     Powders   destroy fa"'1 \s therefore the very best remedy  worms  without any  inconvenience to | ������>r chronic cases ot stomach trouble.  the child   and so ������ffpftiiaUv that thev i Thousands of cases like the following  pass'from the bodv unperceived. They j prove^   now successful this treatment  are not ejected in their entirety, but   l?*���������   Mlss    Arm>'    Browning,  Cornith,  are ground up and pass awav through \ Ont.., says:   T have found such great  the'bowel*   w������th   the   excreta     T^e*--' ������enefit from Dr. Williams* Pink Pills  thoroughlv  cleanse   the  stomach   and ; that I would be ungrateful if I did not  bowels and leave them in a condition i publicly  say   a   good   word  in     their  not favorable to worms, and there vill jtavor- / was badly run down and my  ho no revival of th* nests. I stomach was in a very bad condition.  . "  * ! All  food  distressed   me, and left me  Hi*   Wifn���������Oh    dear'     I  wonder if | disinclined    to  eat.    I  suffered  from  there is -nv^ and   dizziness   and     frequent  SS P<?rlect bt.ppme*s in tnis,jgick heada-cheS( ancl this was furtlier  aggravated by pains in the back and  are    being    discarded.    The    trouble J luia-e  military  and   economic  alliance  with    the    old-fashioned methods was   made,     with   the  Kaiser  supreme  in  that when tbe treatment was stopped  the  trouble returned in an aggravated form.    The modern method of curing   indigestion   and   other   stomach  trouDles is-to tone up the stomach to{ing the assassination"of vhe Archd  do nature s work.    Every step toward   and his c0nsort seems to imply tlu  step gained, not to be  Europe,  world.  Mr. Steed in an analysis of tbe extraordinary   circumstances   surround-  bduke  that it  was      connected      with    resentment  against   the  Hapsburg  family.  The writer suggests that the Kaiser  persisted in forcing the war after  the removal of bis principal accomplice because tbe murders furnished  him with a fresh and useful pretext.  or ia tbe barn, "eating their beads off",   One means  profit���������the other means loss. Wheo atiorse goes lame  --develops a Spavin Curb; Splint.   "Ringbone���������don't  risk losing hiin through neglect���������don't run just as great a  risk by experimenting with unknown "cures'".  Get ths old  reliable standby���������  KENDALL'S SPAVIN CURE  Mr. "P. W'inters, I-'orf. William, Ont., -writes���������"1 have cured one spavin witix  your Spavin Cure, and am now trying it on another with, good lesu'ts* . Be  ready for emergencies, keep a Dottle of Kendall's in the barn Then, if a  horse goes-lame, you have the remedy on Hand to-cure the tiouble-quickly.  ft. a bottle���������6 for ������5. at druggists.   Ask yours xor free copy of book ���������''Treatise  Fur Trade Has Been Active  Fur dealers at Edmonton report  that the. trade in f ur.s for the last  two months of 1915 was the best  known for many years. There was  keen competition for furs coming out  of the north country, which, meant  that the trappers got higher prices  than ever before, and a period of considerable prosperity was ushered in  in those districts where fur production is the principal industry.  ���������rrrnfflgSfc  Minard's  Liniment Cures Garget in  Cows.  WHen the Grave  The Cheerful Pessimist���������Not likely.  Silver linings are surrouonded by  cloutls.  How's This?  We offer One Hundreti Dollars He-  ward for any caso of Catarrh trat  cannot be cured hy Hall's Catarrh  Cure.  F. J. CTTEXKY  & CO.,  Toledo,  O.  We, the underslgmid, havo known V. J.  Cheney l'or tlio last' 10 years, and believe  hiin perfectly honorable' in all business  transactions aud flnanciall;' able to carry  out  any obligations made by Ids firm.  NATIONAL, UA.\'K OF COMMKHCK,  Toledo.   O.  Hall's  Catarrh  Cure   is  taken   intornal-  i\', uvjtJnB ulivully UiJ^'i'. the ijiOuu uiui lilU-  COUS surfaces of ti.t system. Testimonials sunt, fret.-, .'ri-c. ",o cents per bottle.  Isold  bv  all  Prurrsists.  Take Hall's Family nils for constipation.  sides. 1 was in this condition for  several years, and although 1 had  got medicine from several doctors it  did not help me. Then I heard of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills and began taking  them. 1 am glad to say that they soon  helped me, and now I am as well as  1 ever; can eat all kinds of food, with  relish, and have not an ache or pain."  You can get these Pills through any  dealer in medicine or by mail; post  paid, at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for $-.'.50 from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  British Columbia's Copper  Ths war has resulted in a great demand for copper with a corresponding  increase in price, and the importance  of British Columbia copper resources  were never so well appreciated. There  was a considerable increase in the  production of copper from the British  Columbia mines in 1915. and the total is now estimated at 52,000,000  pounds. The mineral production of  British Columbia last year, according  to a recent report, was valued at $26,-  763,000.  There may be no steel vessels employed in tbe Newfoundland sea  fishery next spring. Five such vessels were recently sold to the Russian government, and it is said that  others will soon . be purchased for  the transporation of freight to  Europe.  3ANDY   GOULETTE   TOOK   DODD'S  KIDNEY PILLS FOR BRIGHT'S  DISEASE  J LITTLE  THINGS COUNT  Even in a match you should  consider the "Little Things/' |  the wood���������the composition��������� |  the   strikeability���������the   flame.  German Orders in French  Tl-  .Tacques���������Tell me, is it. true that the  celebrated cubist, Florinski, has been  shot in Paris as a spy?  Jean���������Yes, it's quite correct. He  made a portrait study of .Toffr������ and  they took it for a plan of the Calais  fortifications!  iiwu amLiciciu i.oi* unnappy  Belgium that a horde of barbarians  poured over her fair land and systematically murdered her civilian population, looted their homes, applied the  incendiaries' torch, and committed  every kin-d of outrage too horrible to  bear    reproducing    in    print���������as  not  In  one  of the  southern  States  tho  negroes are great patrons of a matri- ,  monial agcuev. One negro, anxious to established by documentary'evidence  llnd a wife for his son, went lo this J--all this was not enough; the kultur-  agent, who handed him his list of lady od 'bins must needs murder Bel-  clients. Running througli tins, the ghim's mother tongue. A. notice set  man came upon his own wife's name. "P by the Germans in a Belgian vil-  entered as delirious of obtaining a j hi go is inlemled lo convey to tho in-  huslnnid between the- uses of *JS and I hubihints the order tliat "at twilight  ZW. I ovory one must  retire  within doors;  Forget!ing about his son. tlie darkey ' :\\\<\  lhat the  inhabitants   must  show  hurried home 10 announce his discov- j res poet to tlio German troops passing  A GOOD CHANGE  A   Change   of   Food   Works   Wonders  wile.  She  ���������I  was not  at all  cry   to   liis  disturbed.  "Yes," :-ho saiii. "I dono give him  my mime, i puts it down when you  was so sick in de winter and do doctor s;iys wo must prepare for do  worst."--"Tit-Bits.  Don't Persecute  vour Bowels  mf  c ,- om t-.o ���������t-trtic-3 ,'niil puruaiivcs.   They arn  I... , t.il-lui ,.li"iiiim , i-ss.ii )-. "I |-y  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PII.LS  I' ,r,.\- > i'., i.iMf, Art  |t< nl,, ,hM lit: ii ,  c'l-iiiii.jtr I'ilr,^  ������.<i.ll,,-l!ivilc!i-  C'.Ot iiiTiitir.i  <i\ ::.i:ii.j������vfl.  ,***^������\ .^...v  =-r~*=i������  tiaras)  fITTLE  I  LY.*?!? I  f.,i *t *"*-- ,##^.lc*.      -   '   ' ���������-   - ���������  ������111* lletittiichr nnd tuilinrtl'ioit, a* tniUiotii  itixoiv.  iirmli rill, tin-ml! Dose, Small Prk^  GenuisiK mu-.i IV.n Signature  W.   N.  V.   10'J'l  througli   and   to  German, soldiors   in  <llvi<liuilly."  What tho nolioe actually f-ays, however, is this, "A 1, twiliglit'oacli ono is  hound to withdraw within himself  (that is, to rooogni/.r tho error of his  ways). Tlio inluiliitiints are to respect  Uio passing troops and the singular  Gorman soUiiers." Nero is this choice  specimen of Gorman kultur, a model  of insolence and pretentious scholarship: "Au cropm-culo chneun 0!*t. tonu  do ronI.i'or on hiimomo. Lou huhitaiitu  dolvent respecter lcs troupes' pa������-  v.anloH ot P������h ningtilloi'H nobliit;* -ilk-  maud;'."  Verily, thy cup of blltenion--- is full,  unhappy Jielgiuin!���������U.L.S., ill .'sow  York   Times.  Must Enter  Rankr. aa  Privates  11,   is   lil.uloil   nt   tho  department  of  militia thai, tlio now system of train-  In ������.���������   nl'l'li'oi'H   In   ('huhiIii   wh"roby  Ihoy  will   Mili.v   ili������>   ranks  iim   prlvati's.   li.-  ! i\'x'uiiiiiuMiii'-ii   ii>    liu'ir   commaudnig  oil'lciM-ii,   aiul    lake     a.     pi-olml loir.iry  I'Otit'Hc,  will go  into eltVot  immeiliato-  I l.v,     II    I'i   stntcd   po.M|iI\c|y   that,   the  ! siiluili. rn  ii-iiiiiing rliu-iiii'K  now  under  way   in   viirionn  part-i n!   Caiuida  will  ic  llu1  la:l   ol' tiie  I.hol   lo  hxi  held.  "I   iiiippoao   now    you   ai'i'   mari-h 1  soiii'   Hunt   (if   hilliiij',   aiol   I'liolug   Iiutt j  cr.iia-dV" {,.,,  "W ell.   tin-   <'oonig   lia:t   coaii.-'il.  tin'   bi'Mti--;   lo   aa   lirlali   an   cut!"  "Wrong food and drink cause a lot of  trouble in this world. To change la  first aid when a person is ill, particularly from stomach and nervous  troubles. As an Illustration: A lady  waa brought around to health again  by leaving off coffeo (Tea is just as injurious because it contains caffeine,  the same drug found in coffee) and  somo articles of food that did not  agree with" hor.  She says:  "For a number of years T suffered  with stomach ami bowel trouble which  kept getting worse until 1 was ill most  of tho time. Ahout four yoars ago  I loft off co IT of and hogan using Postum. "My stomach und bowels improved right along, but I was bo reduced lu llosh and so nervous that tlio  least  tiling would overcome inr*.  '���������Tlion 'l'changed my food und began  using Grape-Mutt! in addition to Postum. 1 llvoil ou these two principally  for about four months. Day by day I  gained in tlosh and strength until tho  nervous ti'oub.o had disappeared, I  fool tliat 1 owe my health to l'o.uuui  and Grape-Nuts.  "Munhand was troubled, for n long  lime with occasional cramps nml slept  badly. Finally I prevailed upon him  lo buM'c off eniV'H! ii'til (���������nice I'nMtiim.  After ho tried Poutum for a fow days  ho round Hint ho could sloop and that  his cramps di.uipponrod. ilo never  .went brick to r-ofl'oo.'*    Navo given by  I t" ';i[\t\,i\ I'm      Pout^.,^      CO        Wlnilnnf      OV. t.  Powiuin ciiiucK in 1 wo tonus:  Postum Cereal--Hie original   form ���������  must !>:��������� well boiled, ine and 'l\,o. paok-  agos.  Instant Poatum -a soluble powder -  ili.ti'.olvo:; ijuirKiy in a cup of hot water, and, with t ream aud sugar. luaUei;  a dvllcioii., iiciiago inatantiy. ;;oc  and ri(V tin:'..  Until kind:: arc r'liially ilollclous and  M   alioul   liii>   ������������������:hiii.   f������������������������ ���������>���������*   Clio.  Jmtl     "'i'hi'i-o'a a Ucaaim" I'or PohIiiiu.  Now He Can Do His Day's Work as  Weil as He Could Ter. Years Ago���������  Offers  Proof of  His Statement.  Old Fort Bay, Labradore, Que.���������  (Special).���������Cured of Bright's Disease  when the grave yawned before him,  Sandy Gonlette, an old settler here,  wants all the world to know that he  owes his life to Dodd's Kidney Pills.  :'I was swollen out of shape from  head to foot. I was so short of breath  I could hardly speak," Mr. Goulette  states. "The doctor could do nothing  for me. The minister gave me the  holy sacrament and a good old priest  came and told me that I could not live  mucii longer.  "I  was  sick all  winter and in the  spring   I   telegraphed     two   hundred  miles for two boxes of Dodd's Kidney  Pills.   I took three pills the night they  camo and I got relief before morning.  I took Dodd's Kidney Pills and they  cured me.  "If  anyone   doubts   this   statement  they can write 1110 and I will give them  1 iiuiues  of  people   who know mo and  who will vouch lot* me.   I am able to  do my day's work as well now as I  could ten years ago."  Dodd's Kidney Pills are no cure-all.  They simply cure the Kidneys.  are made o������ strong dry  pine ������  sterns, with a secret perfected  composition   that   guarantees  "Every Match A Light."   65'  years of knowing how���������that's  | the reason!  AH Eddy products   are de- I  pendable products���������Always.   1  mt*x^*^m**i***mw*tm*m**m**wmmm+mm**^~*m^mmmmm������immm^*m*^m���������mm**mm^���������J  ���������THE NEW FRENCH REMKDV, Nrt. *������=2. HzlU.  THERAPION S!tnafsrewnitS  (treat success, cures chronic weakness, lost vigor  ft VIM. KIDNEY. BLADDER, DISEASES, BLOOD POISOhY  PILES. EITHER NO. DRUGGISTS OC MAIL SI. POST 4 CTS  POUGURA CO. 90. BEEKMAM ST.NBW YOEKO'LVU'S B������0������  TORONTO. WRITE K>R FREE BOOK TO D*R. LE CLERO  MED.CO.HAVP.RSTOCKRD. HAMFSTEAD. LONDON, ENO,  TRY NEW PRAGUE ITASTELESS) FORMOF   EASY TO TAJW  THEftAPION ^oW  t** THAT TRADE MARKED WORD ' TIIERAPIOM' IS OM  KUT.OOVT.STAMP Ap-flXKO XOjUA OKMU1NB PACKST*  Tho total ])i*oduction of canned salmon in Hritish Columbia, in 1015  amounted to l,i:.2,200 cases which is  an increase of :J2,000 cases ovor the  previous year.  '3  Th������ Grtcit  ttngliah   Remedy.      Tonca and iDvigorfttca tho -wholo  ^mucrvou-iaystos-a, mtuccsnew moot!  ......   *v^m   old Vcina,   Cure a  Nervous  Debility, Mental and Brain Worry, Weapon,  denev, Lona of linerov. Palpitation cftht  .Heart, Failing Memory. Price $1 per box, aix  for $5. Ouo will plfiaac, e'tx will euro. Gold by all  driiRgiftta or mailed in plain pkg. on receipt of  Rriuo. Nnopnmphletinailectfree. THE WOOD  flEDICINEf CO..T0R0HT0, OUT. (Fwwoily Wludtcr.)  Minard's  theria.  Liniment     Cures     Diph-  "Oh, "Mr. Flipporloy," sho oxclalm-  od, soulfully. "have you over 1'olt a.  dim, uneasy s-onsc- of opprossion an if  tho mere weight of life wero a burden  too heavy to ho borno by tho chained  f-pirit panting with psychic, longiiiK  to bo  free'."'  "I invariably have such a fool ing  after a houvy dinner," wits tho callous  rosponsc; "hut hitherto I liavo attributed it to the pudding."  CLIFTON CLOTHES  are hlgh-clasn, well-uiade, and perfect  fitting. All ordered clothing made to  measure. Agents wanted iu every town  The Clifton Tailors, Limited  20 Hayter St., Toronto, Ont.  As a vermifuge thoro is nothing so  potent as Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator, and it can bo given to tho  most delioato child without four of Injury  In tho eoiiHtlliMlon.  ������������������  ���������iioUI   h.v   (Sroi-iTH.  Made a Good  Record  Tlio sympathizing neighbor was condoling with Uu' (Jabo,  "Your wife,"* uncle, wna a wonderful  mother."  "Mho wore indeed, suh. Soo dut li'l  oliap pluyln' jes' outsldo do gatoV  Woll,   r.uli,   ht-':i   ou;   ulxtoont'."-   (Mil-  r. ,   i.-f*^      'I1*'! h'l*'. ''  N<> oiii- n,''"'*! <>ndui-i> tlio ni^iiiy of  corns \vi!|i llolloway'H Com Cure tit  hand   l������������ remove  ihom.  PERFECTION RAZOR PASTE  Wilt sliii-pen your Razor Jli-tiet- find Quletcrri  tlian cnu be ������.Vic in nny otiior wuy. Lnota a  tLirotlaiO. Kiilj.4lAi:lioii Btiiu-iiniuctl or iiiciuy  refunded pp.it (vee 28 Canta. i\������uv Uttr.nn  blror-M /fa. Cont.. o. K. Strop* $l.SO���������Dost  n ������n������.���������Canada Mono Co.. wownne-ju, Mnul-i  tuba! Cauiidit, '  "Look at that foolish TlaUor," sant  ono iiitui to another, "out on a valny  day llko thia without an umbrflHu!  Is ho crazy?"  "I suppose so," said his friend hurriedly. "Lot's hurry on. I don't want  lo meet him."  "Why not/."'  "H" mny rooognbo th|^ umbroll.a.  J fa his." .  i*\   Murino w pre-  .-r^fparod by our Pliy.  i'2t alciurifl, nn uncd   for  "lie   is a  rising  pngiliiit,  hiii'l.  he'' '  "Iliili'Oil   lie   in,   but   he   doesn't   do-  liKj'v'i'   any   i-jn'<-ial   i-rcdit.   tor   lielug  tiuch  a   llj'.liti'i*."  "Why nor.'"  "Ill'1 junllii'i- in i u< cl him ()h'Mll>iii(  and Kept bis huh- in iIukI'-Is until ho  v.-;is M. -Mi In; li.id  to  (li'lit."  J** miuiy yoara Jn tliolr  wkj l<vact!i:c, now duilicuL-  A".c\  4.^ tx.p rij.t-ti. -_.i  Villkil trhi'^V'iu W>i-t. ������>vYoiir nViiirciii't"  B *<F5;ir*i HmU S*O������Ti-yMiirInflt0lterrt'nli.  CIcur.Bf, aiul t'titviiulliuii EyttiiuflorAxiJOsura to  Cohl .Cuttlnuc Wlmln nnd l)uut nml to rootoro  lionUliftil lone to F.yi-a Ueddetiud ami madoSoro  by Overwork nml V'.vo Strain.  Homo broad minded Phyilclann una nnd rocon-i-  Viiond Murino whllo oHiom porhmm jnuloun of It*  Cucccun, talk mid runb Into print in ot>iionltlun;  tho^c \vlio������fi l*i'������n need euro can miatn why, o������  thoro ��������������� no PrtMii'ilpilon fsa in Murliic-.Tuiit fund  your DiiikuUI.l.Uu und youlmvunllompletn l'|t|r.  I'Jyj-i Unolc���������Murino���������Dropp������r~������nd CorkBwrw���������  r<ndy for ii'e.^l'rv itlnyourT^yoa and In HoJrV*  M,y,<������ I,,i  ������,v������- * j.itoiioa    tt,i iii,nm niiu���������.Mini, **y*  (,'ntiifori:,   Wrlt<i for Hook of iho Uy* Vvtt*,  wiuriuu Hv* iimmttu-j Comtt-iny, vumiwwq  .' I  ri  tl ii  11  0m  T^B^B^MMtm CRESTOjST. b. a  FATE OF EMPIRE HELD IN HANDS OF THE NAVY  Few Thousand Men in Charge of the Grand Fleet Exerting a  Greater Pressure on Enemy than the Huge Land Forces  and in Final Analysis, Decision Rests with Navy  A map'of  a   world   at  would be  colored  combatants  or m  ope���������Cette  vieille  the world today exhibits  war. Four continents  black as supplying  jeopardy. In Eur-  Europe, as Napoleon called it���������the conflict is so desperate, and along so many lines of  furious violence, that; listening, you  can almost hear from anywhere the  boom of the guns, the .tramp of armed men, the cries o'f the wounded, the  answering silence of the dead. Millions of men have gone down into  darkness. Millions more may be destined to follow them. ' The lines sway,  now backwards, now* forwards, and  be would be a bold man who would  definitely -declare what would be the  ultimate result of this world battle.  "Somewhere in the British Islands,"  or its surrounding seas there is a  place which in the largest scale map  of the arena of war would not occupy  more than a minute fraction of a  pin's head. A few thousand men���������  less in total numbers������������������ than the casualties of a normal land attack���������  there rest quietly on strange machines wrought of steel and iron, all of  which could be packed into a few  square miles. But these men and  machines are the Grand Fleet of the  British empire. And the contents of  this fraction of a pin's head will decide tbe war, with the end coining  perhaps today, perhaps tomorrow;  but w*ith the end assured;  If our enemies could only obtain, as  a gift of the gods they worship, some  earthquake  or  volcanic    or  frightful  natural   upheaval,     how     inevitable  would be their choice.    Not London,  the heart of the empire; not the millions who hold the line from East to  West;   but just this  tiny spot in the  ocean  where a   commander,    always  watchful,  controls  machines  the  fear  of which  keeps  the  German fleet in  hiding   behind   booms   and   protective  mines, and whose existence gives the  freedom of the ocean, not only to the  armed forces of ourselves and our allies, but to the peaceful plying of the  commerce of all the merchantmen of  the  world���������except those  of  our  enemies.     The   German    flag    flies     no-  v.'lisr������*' in the seven  seas.    Th*3 German Tnerehantnian    and  great liners  have been banished from them like a  dream when one awaketh.   The whole  gigantic   oversea   trade   which     Germany has built up with, so much care  and pride���������trade which is vital to the  Welfare of her people, destruction of  which, means gigantic misery and ruin  ���������hae fallen like a ������reat hous0 to the  ground.     The   few   German   warships  which existed outside Germany when  war. began  have  been  hunted  down,  'and lie, for the most part, deeper than  ever plummet's sounding in the abysses of alien oceans.    The great German  ports,  once the  scenes of busy  life,  repose like  cities    bf the  dead.  The   great   German     mercantile   sea  lords   proclaim  their  bankruptcy.    A  few merchants and commis voyageurs  stranded   at   Monte   Video   or   Yokohama,  wait vainly for the  ship  that  will never come, and the order that  will never   be executed.    The British  navy is tlu one instrument, on either  side of conflict, which has performed  its  work with  complete  and  unchallengeable success,    lt has broken, as  by n, sudden  hammer-blow, tbfs whole  of Germany that lived upon and trafficked in deep waters.   It has rendered tho  German high  sea fleet as in-'  nocuous  in  its  biding  place  as  if it  , had    never  existed���������as  if  the   three  hundred  million  pounds  spent  in  its  construction   had   been   thrown   carelessly  into the  German Ocean.    And  slowly but surely, without ostentation  or boasting, like the slaying of a man  in the darkness by an unseen hand,  it has laid its grip  on  tho throat of  Germany, never henceforth to bo relaxed until the end oomos.    The victim may struggle, lash out with, hands  and feet, writhe  in agony, and in  its  struggles    damage     all     Kurronndbig  things:  but. despite the struggles tho  grip will remain secure. Hie pressure  continued and  intensified.    And  it. is  nil dependent on somo tiny aggregate  of ships nnd mon "somewhere  in the  Jlrll I nl i  Isles."  Tho long controversy between Admiral Mulum and bin crltica, passing  from theory to practice, scorns likely  to end in a vindication of his contention's more com plot o than (-von ho had  dnrod io anticipate. Tlio boldness of  Mr. Tlnlfour'H acute ami critical mind  in acceptation of tbe theories of tho  "Blue-water School" sign hint tho protest s -of Lord Roberts nnd any lea.'  flh'Huguhdieil follow err', has been  more tliiin .iusUfiod. Tlio only anxiety  and lho only loi's have conic from tho  introduction of a weapon, in a soune  ill-inched from and independent of non  power���������tho submarine, whoso oxist-  enco nnd action nt one limn caused  dismay among tho fainthearted. That  dismay in now nearly ovor. Tho in-  rronnlty of th"- navy and ith normal  efficiency anil cotirano bus rendered  ih is invi'iifiiui in thu hand;, of our  cuiniloii oompuraiillvoly innocuous). It  never could oven attempt to raise tho  non blockade of Germany, It had no  succor's In homo water.'', either In attack on capital --hlpr, or Interference  with lho I raw-port of men nnd munition**,, of war. Today, while tbo bc.it  nf tho German Kubninrlnos mid thoir  mo.'it adventurous crow,-- Ho rotting on  the floor*! of (lie ocean, this now weapon nuri itiiiMt horn lurnoil t>y ine Koyni  And in  before'  entile  Navy against our enemies.  closed inland seas where,  war, no man eve'- dreamed that such  queer craft could penetrate���������-the Baltic' and^Marmora���������British submarines  are performing- deeds which are the  wonder of the world. ,  Nothing is more instructive-than to:  watch, the gradual change in the verdict oi the German experts in the German papers during the fifteen months  of naval war.    At first they were exultant in the affirmation that .Britain  had been struck a blow in the vulnerable place of her armour.    Tbey rejoiced over the "Emden" making terror  of  the   Indian  Ocean,     over   the  German Pacific fleet  destroying British   ships   under  the   shadow   of   the  Andes at the close of a stormy-winter  day; in the various, destructions committed   by   armed     merchantmen   or  light   cruisers   in   the   various   trade  routes or the world.    As one by one  these  disappeared, and,  finally,  by a  daring   combination   of   strategy   and  effective   seamanship,     the     German  Pacific fleet was battered to pieces off  the Falkland Islands, they closed that  chapter with a sigh of regret. In the  second  chapter,  they  fought   desperately to encourage the spirit of their  peoples by talking of little but of their  "gallant  submarines."   It   is  not  too  much to say that the loss of the "Lusitania"   caused  universal  applause   in  every German  city and hamlet.  And  this, not from any special delight in  the slaughter of women and children,  but because they had promised to do a  thing, and had done it successfully;  because they saw in vision, one after  another,   each    British    Dreadnought  succumbing to the same attack. Lastly,  came  the  period  when  even  the  pretence   of   this   success   could   no  longer be maintained.    'The   terrified  islanders could no longer be depicted  as cowering in fear before the might  of   instruments  of the  air  or of  the  deep.     The   blockade,  closed   in,   and  as it tightened, there began to be exhausted   the   accumulated   stocks   of  oversea produce which at first made  that blockade only felt (as it ware) as  a slight tickling at .he throat which a  strong man could disregard. ThS sanest of the German naval experts, such  as   Captain   Persius,   now-   openly   declare that the decision on the sea is  settled, and in favor of England. They  acknowledge      that   the   allied   fleet's  were not only at the beginning vastly  stronger than those oi Germany, but  every   day increases  that  disposition  of strength.     The  immense  effort  of  Clyde and Wear.and'Tyne "is cresting  a new navy, and doubling the strength  of  our  searpower.    So  much  is  this  true that they have even begun to instruct their readers in the theory that  sea-power  does  not  much    matter���������  these readers having spent three hundred millions on the theory that "the  future   of  Germany   lies   on  the   water."    They announce that  they will  counter the sea blockade with an immense land adventure, and fling their  forces to the Persian Gulf or the borders of Arabia, or along North Africa  to   Morocco  and  the  Pillars  of Hercules.    But   wherever  they  go,  they  will  find  the  sea dominant  and  the  "terrified  islanders"  countering their  efforts, barring their only practicable  way to Syria or from Syria to Egypt,  transnortinn-      nrnjed   forces   whither  they "will, from Archangel to the Persian Gulf.  All the  while the oversea products  on  which  depend,   the  German vital  forces steadily decline. Rubber is unobtainable.    Copper and  similar metals  havo to be dismally- accumulate-.!  by scrapping private houses or melting down church bells.    Their cotton  industry and  wool  industry for civil  supply have almost ceased, and even  for  military   equipment   are   proving  steadily  insufficient;   while the  price  of tho vital articles of food has risen  to such a height as to cause rioting,  recrimination    between      class    and  class,     and   a   spirit    something  approaching revolution at homo.    If already this internal cancer is developing, how much It is likely to develop  during tho winter cold and the coming  of  spring!     Sooner   or  later  tho  Central Powers will bo In the position  of   tho   South   iu  America.   The    increasing chaos and confusion, dc-mon-  stratlona     of   hunger,     degeneration  nmoiigflt tho fiplrlt of the peoplo, nnd  strangulation  which, aB  it  Increases,  will   plvingo   Germany  headlong   into  such  ruin nn no civilized nation has  ovor yot suffered, nro dn-' in the main  to  tho  efficiency,  determination,  and  untiring vigilance of those who, guarding the gntoy of all the ocean, uulav  onn. still   signal  "All's     Well!'  night. Mon. C. V. G. Mastonnan,  London  Nation.  To Secure World Peace  Dr.  C.  W.  Eliot  Urges  U.S.-to 'Make  Alliance With France and  Britain  nr. Charles "VV...Eliot, presiaeut emeritus "** of Harvard university, has  contributed a thoughtful article to  the New York Times. It is captioned: "Should America Join a  League of 'Faith-Keeping Nations?'"  First of ail Dr. Eliot emphasizes the  point  that a. large proportion  of-tha  ! Americans   in favor   of  military   preparation have hazy ideas as to what  military preparation entails, and also  . as   to   the   purpose   to   be   served   by  SUCii    jjj.cya.ieii.10jj.       .-iuu    ij������    Lite    uiiici  hand, avers Dr. Eliot, the opponents  of preparedness are equally diverse  in  their arguments.  But what they are all agreed upon,  he thinks, is that the United States  can run no risk of the fate which  has overtaken Belgium, Poland,  Northern France, Serbia and other  portions of Europe. "And the most  satisfactory insurance���������indeed the  only accessible insurance���������is," ' says  the ex-president, "increase of tha defensive features in naval warfare���������  such as mines, submarines, monitors,  aeroplanes, aad swift cruisers���������and  ample provision of shore batteries of  long range guns. Most Americans  would undoubtedly be willing to pay  for this insurance, even if the risk  of successful invasion be admitted  to be very small."  Doubt is cast by Dr. Eliot upon the  point whether the American public  has made up its mind to "organize  and support an army in the modern  sense." But he is "quite clear that  if it ever does make up its mind to  do so the present army system and  state militia will have to be abandoned. In their place a democratic  army modeled more or less after the  Swiss army, will, in his opinion, be  necessary. This, says Dr. Eliot, would,  be "novel", to the average American  and his reason for thinking so appears from tlis following passage:  "The new legislation would have  to cover such unfamiliar ahd distasteful subjects -as accurate registration, watchfully maintained, of  the training, occupation and place  of residence ot" every able bodied  man between 20 and -10; mobilization, the proclamation of martial  law, the seizure of many kinds of  private property for --"military uses,  and taxation raised much above the  peace limits. Unless the crisis be  acute, this is not a job to be undertaken by congress in a Jiurry or  under the stimulus of either wrath  or fear. It is very doubtful, indeed,  if congress would ever adopt such  legislation except under the influence of serious disasters in actual  war. The Civil War brought no such  legislation. Great Britain even now  I does not adopt it."  The second portion of his article  Dr. Eliot devotes to a consideration of  the allied questions of the freedom of  the seas and the commercial rights  of neutrals in war time. In regard to  the freedom of the seas Dr. Eliot is  not satisfied that the task can be permanently accomplished by the British navy alone, even, making full allowance for what it has accomplished  in the present war "with a little aid  from France, Italy and Japan." His  own solution is the following:  "One satisfactory solution of that  problem can now be clearly discerned���������and only one which would be  both feasible and effective. A firm  and . durable combination of Great  Britain, France, Italy, Russia, and  Japan���������present belligerents���������and by  invitation tbe United States or Pan-  America and Scandinavia, could assure the freedom of the seas for all  the world in time of peace, and for  themselves and their allies in time of  war, by means of their navies with  the support of such garrisons as  these nations are already accustomed  WORLD IS LEARNING ABOUT OUR WHEAT FIELDS  Lord North cliff Praises the Energy  and Resourcefulne  Dominion, and says That Canadians are a People of  Immense Courage and Vitality  ������1_ _  ui*s  A   special     London     correspondent |  says. "I went to see Lord Northciiffe'  today,  in  his   customary  seat   in   his j  small but comfortable sanctum in the  Times office. j  "I wanted to talk to him about Can- ���������  ada, for he has seen a good deal more ]  Canadian territory thon most Can-;  adianSj. .       j  "I won't talk about compulsion,")  said his lordship. "That is finished.  We can now raise all the men we  want for the war by a business like  system that prevents injustice, and  provides exactly as many men. as  may be required on any given date.  The struggle was long and tierce,  and it was much misunderstood in  Canada, where you are deluged with  some pro-German ��������� views by -cable  and   otherwise   from   London.  "Let us talk about Canada be-���������  fore, during and after the war.-When  visualized by the world up lo August,  1914, Canada was a great grain pro-,  ducing country, and anywhere where  emigrants could be found there were  pictures of vast prairie wheat fields.  For the rest it was known as one of  several 'Lands ot Promise,' with line  railways and unlimited acres for ambitious settlers.  "It was a picture that was beginning to pall somewhat, we had seen  it and heard of it so often. As a  piece of material it  attractive, but material  much in fashion in the world in Jan-  and thirty years since' .the whistle  of- the transcontinental locomotive  was first heard on the Pacific.  "It is only a few months since  'Ypres' was on the world's tongue.  Today it looms in the world's his-  tory, and as the years go by it will  grow bigger and bigger. I have met  a few ..Canadians who are not particularly enthusiastic over the war. J  never met one who confesses he  would have stood.by and kept aloof  from this war, a war not of revenge  but of justice.  "Canadian charity too has shone  out like a great star in a dark firmament. The results have amazed  people in Britain. But Canada's, financial stability, her willingness to  help finance the war, are two' new  lights on the Dominion. For more  than a quarter of a century I have  been an enthusiastic visitor to and  an ���������admirer ot Canada, but I  less   her  efforts   have   surprised  "Sometimes in many parts of  ada   I   have   met  gloomy   men   who  thought the empire was tumbling to  pieces,   that    their  future    relations  were aii 'North and South,' not 'East  ;and  West.'    How--.wrong they  Avere.  \ The   future   trade   relations   are   ob-  : viously  still  more    'East  and West'  than ever.  Canada  stands ' before   the  world  e nation, a nation  a  larger  army   a-  greater   distance   than     any  in     the  con-  rae.  Can-  io  otten.    as a j.      *janaaa stanas  was   immensely [ today as a complete  :rial   is   not   so [ which    has ���������" sent  1916,   as    it    Avas   in   January, | world's history.    Our effort in South  ��������� Africa sixteen years ago . was a  who look to ! .wonderful piece of transport and  world will notj difficult fighting, but if Canada  sends her 500,000 men across, enlisted out of a population of eight  millions, it will be a record uneciual-  led."  uary,  1913.  "Far seeing people  the future see that the  be in the hands of the pacificists, j  They knoAV that the proved nations j  of Canada, Australia, Nev/ Zealand. ]  South Africa, Great Britain, France, j  Belgium and Italy will occupy a ]  position which will be greatly rein- j  forced by a manhood that has been j  through the great test of a vast up-!  heaval, that has shaken the universe. |  "I am not fond oi war," continued j  Lord   Northciiffe.     "I     should     have  Dominion-Wide Prohibition  The  More  Complete the  Dry Regime  the Better for the Country  People who never before.took more  England;than a languid interest in the subject  greatly  preferred    to     see  kept out of the Avar if "it had been | are discussing provincial prohibition,  possible, but I should be ashamed to' Many drinking men say they would  belong to the race, bound by treaties : welcome absolute prohibition. If there  as we were to Belgium, and by an j is to be a dry regime, the more corn-  understanding     with     m-ance,   if   av������-! plete it is in their opinion, the better.  t  pr*.v,  had turned aside Avhile the German  Monster robbed. i*aA*aged and slew.  "According to German calculations, Canada and the other Dominions were to have risen in revolt  against England Avhen we Avere  drawn into the vortex of. a European  Avar. Among the things that the Germans are rubbing their thick heads  about is this great miscalculation. It  is a mistake that has cost them very  dearly indeed."  Turning to the already historic  battles in which the Canadian forces  have fought and distinguished themselves,  Lord   Northciiffe  said:  "Ypres, Festubert, and Givenchy  aro battlefields which will live in the  future as greater than Waterloo,  throughout France, Great Britain  and Belgium and far away into Russia. Canada now stands not merely  as a nation of great commercial capacity, but as a people of immense  courage and vitality.  "Upon the top of this reputation  comes   the   news  that  the  Dominion,  J\J t>K* *IA,H ���������*->!������.  OUlllV/  -Tlio  n (lie  Russia Not in U.S. Market  "Tho imperial munitions hoard is  officially Informed that there is no  truth in tho statementi*. which luive  appeared recently to tho uffnet thnt  lho Riii-ninn cnvoi'iiiiiPiir b- nm-niluting tlio placing of orderr; for ton  million shrapnel and high cj-pbi-'lve  b-Iic-Hb in tlio United States," .says a  statement Issued hy the board recently.  Tho board linn recently placrd an  ornov Tor 50,000 boxes for 4,'t brat*!-,  cartridge cubcm. Tender*, won ��������������� .tiled  Tor nnd the loiulfru received mured  from $1.21!% por box to $4 per box.  Tlio order won placed at the io^.st  price quoted.  The experiences of the civilized  world . since the first conference at  The Hague have demonstrated that  peace cannot be procured or maintained for Europe or the Avorld  through international agreements,  however comprehensive' and rational;  because some strong,nations in Europe claim the right, to disregard any  agreement on grounds of a military  necessity, tliey to bo sole judges of  the necessity. Tho peace-desiring nations are, therefore, thrown back on  the study , of a less ambitious and  moro hopeful project���������the creation of  a small league of faith-keeping nations pledged to resist attack from  without, on any of its members. Had  such a league existed In July, 1914,  the present Avar Avould not have  taken place, oven if it. had contained  only throe powers���������Groat Britain,  Franco ami Russia. Seventeen months  of furious lighting and heartrending  suffering have made tho creation and  mulntenanc'0 of a largo league moro  than   possible-���������even'   probable."  As a Ichnl of secondary proposal  Dr. Idiot suggests that "for tho purpose of dofc-nding tbo United States  from for'-l'-n invasions" a smaller  league might suffice. Britain, Franco  and tlio United States would, in his  opinion, form mob a league. Haeh  .would be pledged to resist attack on  cither of tlio others. In support of  thin proposal tho doctor advances tlio  follow Ing:  "For tlif* formation of Ihn I. combination many strong motive-' conspire.  These nro tho throo nations whicli  have blood longest, nnd now tilunil  llrmo'it, for tho Men Is of politioal nnd  <-nci-,i*i frofwlnin nml lusi-lco, mid of  j eonHhlomiinn for tha wiHik or unfortunate in tlio conduct, of public  affairs. Wur between any of thono  throo nntloim is hereafter absolutely  nntblnUubliT, und any compact mado  by all thro:* would remain firm and  inviolable, no matter what the oxe-  i-utiaii of llio lonipact might cost.  Hero lUT'iln Irt a definite object, for  naval pn-fm.nillou by tho United  Siitlt-H, but nn object'which might In-  volve uu In heavy  rwiponalbnilea."  That  news   is  over the   world  cvery-  gained  world  millions, is about lo increase its contribution to the war to a magnificent  total of -500,000 men  having its effect all  already. Prestige counts for  thing. Canada has already  her prestige in the great  struggle.  "[ notice as a result, that lhe Russian neAvspapors, which wore hitherto merely Interested in Canada as  being a placo at tho top of the  United States, aro now discussing  tho future relations of Russia and  Canada.  "The. Russians evidently want to  hear more about tbe Canadians. The  vast Russian empire contains only  some 50,000 miles of railroads. They  havo begun to talk  erb transcontinental  asking whether the  thos-o    roads cannot  They would, expect better results  from provincial prohibition than from  local A*eto. From Dominion prohibition they would look for better yet.  For, of course, it must be borne in  mind that under provincial prohibition, breweries and distilleries in  in Hamilton could continue to manufacture, and find sale for their wares  irf Quebec or the United States, and  anyone in Hamilton desiring liquor  could get it by pri\*ate order from  Buffalo. The province has nothing to  do with manufacture or importation;  it can only regulate or prohibit the  sale. But a house can only be built  from the ground up. Stone by stone,  local* option has been laying the foundation. Provincial prohibition. Avould  furnish the superstructure. Dominion  prohibition would add the roof, protecting and rendering complete the  whole edifice. The Committee of Ono  Hundred will probably find hosts of  people ready to aid them in seeking  to carry tho province along one step  at a time. Partial prohibition, thoy  will think, is better than none at al!.  When all he provinces, or nearly all,  go as far a������ they can go, the Dominion parliament may be expected to  act.���������Hamilton  Spectator.  about  lines,  men  como  your sup-  nnd are  who built  and  build  roads in Russia, and open up tbeiporttuit every day  vast territories that are so far quite of the highway is  unreachable to each other.  "They are hearing about your  Avbeat Holds, your agricultural machinery. They want, to know the  manufacturing capacity ' of Canada.  To thoir Hurprbio tlio allies are finding that Canada can turn out an immense amount'of munitions, aiul if  munition;; during the war, why not  machinery after the Avar? To say  you aro a Canadian in Russia today  is to liood no oilier inlrodiioiion  whatever. You are a friend, a proved friend.  "RUfislu desires above all to slial'c  off tho commercial yoke that Germany htm put around her neck, and  :ihe bt looking to you to help. There-  fore my por������o*n'il iieqiiiiintiiTi''" with!  Canada ami KUHHia convince,!! mo  then.', arc a score of n ai-cins  trado relation-! between your  vaat torrltorlea would in the fat-  bo of nuch a niituro na would  benefit, both oountrlcM.  rlao of Canada has been com-  Good Roads Banish Isolation  Improvement of Highways of Immense- Benefit to Rural Districts  The public highway is tho way to  the market and from the market. It  is essential that such roads bo built  as will make tho market easily accessible at tho particular time that prices  ara highest. It. Is worth while to construct and maintain good highways  for this purpose alone. This is sufficient reason, perhaps, for taxing the  peoplo for the support of an adequate  system of roads.  But  tliere  Is  another  view  of  tho  usefulness of roads growing moro im-  Tho social  value  Increasing as automobiles   mu)ti"p;y.    What  seemed   at  one  tlmo  necessary    for business  is  now a great convenience aa well und  nn added source of pleasure.   The isolation of favm llfo, the separation of  community  lifo  begins to  -vanish  as  good  roads  materialize,     The   further   improvements    of  tha   school  iu  many  nnrtn   of  Illinois  myalls   hotter  roads. ' The churches will bo greatly  benefited by Improved highways. Rural  Kochtl  life  will  be  lifted and  the  neighborhoods   strengthened     liy  the  movements   for   improved   highways.  As in  days of  old, all  roads lead  to  Rome, now all roads lead to a richer  community life.   The   "Highwaymen"  arc tho real builders of communities.  ~-University of Illinois Bulletin.  both  lhat,  why  two  ure  greatly  "Tito  paratlvely alow. Jt la about ;,7<i  youra alllcc .lin-quoa Carllcr "������>r-;���������;��������� 1 ti  tho proceaa of opening up, It. ii> little  tin 1 iv than lull vcurn i-lncc Wolfe put  Quo boo  ou   the  map  of   the   empire,  Will Not'Sec Liberty Cruabcd  In a speech at tho annual dinner  and bUHlnei'-i meeting of the lMlgrlina  ot the United Statea, in Nuav York,  Joseph J I. Choute, former American  ambuHtuulor to Great llrllaln, aald  that ho did not belli-w. that the people of the United Platen could .'land  by and aeo the online ot liberty crpwli-  jvi iii the pi-oi.i'itt war without titkuijc  pint in tho (U;ht,  mmmWm1IW*M  , ytrr*<fa*mf*^ifl*i������>Hy^^ W^y^my^tpm***\rmtnM,MtvM[%i** , nr u p jp gx*ce?ivSw- t> CV1 P\A/  Cow  Por    Sale���������Milking.   R.   J.  Chambers, Canyon.  I will buy calves two days old and  older.���������C. O. Rodgeb.8.  Wiii exchange phonograph for milch  cow.���������Apply Review Office.  Early Asparagus and Rhubarb  Plantsforsale.���������C. C. French, Creston.  Pedioree Strawberry Px.ants  $6.50 per thousand.���������Monrad Wigen,  Wynndel, B.C.  Poultry For S.vie���������Half dozen  purebred White Leghorn puiiets.���������T.  Mawson, Ci'eston.  Local and Personal  Rev. R. E. Pow left on Monday for  Victoria for the annual meeting of  the British .Columbia. Synod of the  Presbyterian Church. *,  Eggs For Sale���������Purebred Single  Comb White Leghorn eggs. Baron  strain, $1.50 for setting of 15 eggB.���������  S. Moon, Wynndel, B.C.  Pte. Edward Payne, of the Morrissey internment camp guard staff, is  home oh a. few dH.v,sI leavs���������ths first  since going on duty about New Years.  Apple Trees For Sale���������50 Mcintosh Red and 50 Wagners, going at  half price.���������W. K. Brown.  Birth���������At Creston, on April 3rd.  to Mr. and Mrs. L. Faulkner, a son.  Arthur French of Bull Riyer Was  here the early part of the Aveek on a  visit to his mother, Mrs. Quain.  Clothes cleaned, pressed and repaired  Goods called for and delivered, or leave  II. F. Weber,  H. Attwood, C.P.R. agent at Moyie,  arrived in on Saturday, and spent the  ! early part of the week superintending  I some improvements to his ranch near  The April   meeting of  the  Creston j t,own  Board of Trade will he held on  Tues- j  day evening, in Speers' Hall. j     March payments  to the   Patriotic  Fund at Creston are close to $75,  Avhich   amount    Treasurer    Bennett  Mrs. Jim Cameron of Cranbrook left  for home on Tuesday, after spending  a few days with Mrs. A. Cameron  here,  S. E. Trorubley, who has leased his  ranch for the summer, left on Sunday  for Calgary, Alta. Mrs. Trombley left  to join him on Tuesday.  For  rGisssixfxt  1166 0|ifia|lS!|  BLUESTOKE, guaranteed pure, at  50c per pound io less than 100 lb.  lot���������������Bluestoue has advanced 30  per cent, in the last 12 months.  For Graftlm  ���������HHhtSWA^x at best prk-e.  good quality at riw pound.  ������*������ T"**0 TTL**  See us when ��������� you are requiring  any supplies in the above, and we  will quote you a price ou the quantity desired.  HB  mo-Inn Itria at 5. Unnlr Pn  Phone 67 -        CRESTON  P  BURNS & Hn  Limited  CRKSTON        -       B.C  Head   Offices  CALGARY;  VANCOUVER;  EDMONTON.  Denier* in  MEAT  Wholesale and Retail  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  in Season  We have the goods, and  our prices are reasonable  -*~v '      ". ���������*- v m r m   9 *.-������      ,.'������A-i^ V~ ^^*  *   m/ ur*������v������.   m. .. * ������  the week.  The next tea in aid of the lied Cross-  will  have Misses  Molva and Georgie  Cartwright as hostesses,  and   will be  given  on  Saturday  afternoon,   April  22nd, in Speers' Hall.  The April  meeting of  the Creston  Women's   Institute   was    the    most  ; hugely attended in  its history.    The  | tea at the close  netted $8.20,   which  i was    donated    to    the    Red    Cross  Auxiliary.  Capt. Passmore, who came  in from  Biairmore on Thursday  last iu  quest  of a home for Mrs. Passmore and   the  i children   while   he   is   overseas,   has  ! taken the   Trotter   ranch,   and   Avill  ! move on to it about the first of May.  j The Sunday School in connection  ; with Christ Christ, which has been  ! dormant for almost a year now, is  j to be revived, with its initial meeting  | on Sunday, April 80th. For the present Mrs. Ebbutt Avill act as superintendent.  Notwithstanding the four-Wednesday feature to April there was positively no demand for marriage licenses  throughout the length and breadth of  the "Valley. There were four births���������  two of them at "Wynndel. There were  no deaths.  The following completed work was  turned in at Bed Cress headquarters  on Tuesday: Mrs. Whitehead, 3 pairs  sox; Mrs. Hamilton, 2 pairs sox; W.  C.T.U., 2 pairs bed sox; Mrs. "Nicholls  and Mrs. Andrews, socks; Mrs. W,  K. Brown, old linen.  The Presbyterian Ladies* Aid is  meeting this afternoon at Mrs. Geo.  Johnson's. Rehearsals for their dramatic entertainment toward the end  of the month are now under Avay, and  the date for its production will be" decided upon at this meeting.  Miss Merle Reid was taken to. St.  Eugene Hospital, Cranbrook, on Saturday, where she was operated upon  for appendicitis the fo'lowing day,  coming through the ordeal quite  successfully, we are pleased to hear.  Mrs. Reid accompanied her, and is  spending ths week in thnt, city.  There was the usual good time and  the customary good turnout at the  band dance in the Parish Hall on  Friday night, the music for which  was furnisned by the band and tho  Goodvvin-Cnming-Mawson orchestra.  CreBton's next "hop" will be on Raster  Monday evening, under Red Cross  auspices.  The April meeting of Croston W.C.  T.TJ. will be held at the homo of Mrs.  J, M. Craigie on Thursday afternoon  next. Mrs. Truscott will road a paper  on "Reasons for weaving the white  ribbon: what have I done foi- tho  W.C.T.U.?" At tho closo thero will  he a 10-cent ton on behalf of tho work  of the Rom-iie Homo at Vancouver,  and an invitation is extended to all to  attend.  at S. A. Speers' store. -  Box 16, Creston.  Pupils actually attending the Creston scnool in March totalled 115��������� a  gain of two over February, when the  figures Avere 113.  The rumor will not down that  when the officers for the 225th aro  named that Lieut. Ashley Cooper will  be on the staff as major.  After spending about seven months  on the guard shift at the Morrissey  internment camp, George Meade returned home for the summer on  Tuesday.  "J*.   1*     Mtitittiiu     t.l������������������   nr������vv   uiii.iiii.D'inu- I  director of Creston Fruit, Growers  Union, took charge of affairs on Monday morning. Outside of potatoes and  some vegetable, export very little produce remains to be sold.  Creston   Red   Cross   Auxiliary   ae-  knoAvledges with  thanks $8.20  from  Mrs. T. Aspey of Sirdar was a Creston visitor yesterday.  Girl Wanted for general house  work���������Apply Mrs. W.-'H. Crawford.  The appropriation for roads and  bridges in the Ymir riding for 1916 is  $72,000.00���������the same as voted for 1915.  -Sr  H. Christie arrived from Trout Lake  on Monday and wiii be Manager Johnson's assistant in the P. Burns butcher  shop this year.  Nelson  News:   The   resignation   of  Guy Lowenberg of Ci  the small debts court and justice  the peace has been accepted.  Potatoes still continue to move eastward. S. A. Speers shipped a couple  of cars to Calgary this week,  while  J. S. Deschamps, the Rossland lumberman, is here on a business visit today.  W. J. Biker, the  water rights dept.  engineer at Nelson,  paid  Crestom.au-  official yisit Wednesday and Thursday.  For March the freight traffic at  Creston, both inward and outward  bound, was the heaviest for the past  three years.  W. B. Embree has removed his tin-  shop from its old location in the  post-  aiid  ���������eston as pulge of <>���������<-e building to the Auditorium, and  t and justice of I* ais������  ������������������kln* hiS ������������*d������nee ������ ������"  upstairs.  the   Fruit Growers' Union loaded one  for Toronto, Ontario.  A young son of Jim Huscroft, who  ranches near Port Hili, was brought  to town hurriedly on Wednesday  afternoon for medical aid, he having  fallen off a Avagon that noon sustaining a gash in the head aimost five  inches long and quite deep, Dr. Henderson attended him. the wound requiring a number of stitches.  The next social event is the box  social the Wynndel Social Club is giving at tneir clubhouse on" April 15th.  which is sure to attract a good attendance from Creston. As hosts there  are none can beat the Wynndil young  people.  Appendicitis of a mild type seems  to be almost as prevalent in Creston  as measles are at some of the interim-  centres. On Wednesday Harry Benney was taken to Cranbrook Hospital  for treatment for this trouble. Mrs.  Benney accompanied him.  HI*'   *���������* uuirii B     iiibiijvuvC,  nnAnoaflq  of their 10-cent tea on Saturday last,  Also $4 collected by Cecil Matthews  in the Alice Siding district..  This year's Easter Monday dance  Avill be in charge of the Red Cross  Auxiliary, iu the Mercantile Hall, the  music for which will be supplied by  the band and their orchestra. The  tickets are $1. Ladies bringing refreshments free.  Drawing for the Red Cross violin  takes place on Saturday, April 15, at  the Mercantile store. The tickets are  popular price, 25 cents, and as the  ladies are. urgently in need of funds,  Growers of Canyon City, EriGk-  SGn9GrestonvV/ynndc! Dasfracts  TAKE NOTICE thai the  HOUSE  OF QUALITY  ik again on the. map as a  OornmiBHion House for disponing oi' the Fruit and  Vef������etabloH from tlieahovo  ds'-.tnolr.  A.     LINDLEY  box :m     cukhton, b.i\  Boar for Service  |{.'-.^ihl..-i'''d  Larwc  Knglwth   Herk-  hirv ivnifi ( 'i-i'mI'mi IV>v. for i-rrvice.  |-\,������- fti.    HTOCKK tV .1 A( 'K.S< )N,  Mountain View Itimeli.  Capt, Forrester was a Nelson visitor  on Tuesday, giving ovidonco at tho  trial of Graham und Doe, the two  thieyeswho burglar/ed tho Meagher  stove in that city, and who were arrested at Bonner's Ferry, Idaho, four  rtuys later on instructions from Creston's provincial polioo, who would  have grabbed thorn nt Port Hill hud  Customs Officer Young not been a-  nloop at tho switch.  The short minolon given in Holy  Cvositi rimirli by F.-ttlier Magnlfi* of  Cranbrook, and Father Kennedy,  priests iu charge, proved most successful and satisfactory. It was attended  regularly hy tho entire congregation,  much to the satisfaction of the two  niihhioiuii ien, The iiiIhuIoii aimed at,  arresting the attention of lite people  on tho great, and noleniu truths of  religion, salvation, tleuMi, ('oniehMion,  fuHh. M'unilnl nnd pei-Hovcraiice. Next,  wee It the two pricsti' Intend to preach  a niinil������ir HiiHHJoniit Movie.  they will appreciate your purchase of  one or more of these chances for a  really good instrument.  After a two-week's sojourn  in   the  Cranbrook hospital for an operation  ft-trt    aTtmrttxiiAmftvi-ic      "Miaa    "BT5T������an#������oia    T.-<rr*<*  returned home on Monday, accompanied by her mother, who was with  lu i* throughout her illness. Cecil  Matthews, who was at Nelson for a  similar operation, came home on  Saturday.  Rev. Dr. White of Vancouver,  Superintendent of Methodist Missions  in B.C., will be the preacher in Creston Methodist Church on Sunday  evening, at 7.30. At the close of the  service he will give his lecture, which  is illustrated with limelight yiews, on  "A Summer Trip to the Yukon." A  hearty welcome is extended all to  attend.  A conference of the school trustees  of the Valley is to be held on Saturday  afternoon in the Creston schoolhouse,  to discuss matters educational generally, especially as to making some arrangement for the attendance of  pupils at Creston school for their Entrance examination work. The matter of the proposed high school may  n.lso be taken up.  Gus. Peterson., who enlisted with  the 225th at Cranbrook, about two  weeks ago, haa been giyen an honorable discharge, and was home for a  couple of days the early part the week.  He is troubled with the after-effects  of a broken bone in his left foot,  which, while not troubling him in  ordinary life, was thought too serious  to warrant his being   taken  overseas.  Tho St. Patrick's Day committee,  ab a mooting held at tho rectory this  week, wound up all business in connection Avith their first night. About  $00 clour profit was realized. The  affair, everybody admits, was a huge  success, another fact which bears out  the old Latin adage, Ubi concordin,  ibi victoria," success always attends  on those who work industriously and  harmoniously.  Valley trappers aro advised that  their licenses to trap havo been extended from March 81 to April 30.  Owing to so much snoAv tho senson  was a poor one and this extra thirty  days Is to giyo license holders a chance  to hi pi are accounts as tho pelts of fnr-  beariug aiiiuiais ai������? still said to bo in  splondid shape. Some half-dozen  licenses wero issued hero by Game  Warden Callander.  At. <i n-iC'.ri.hift of iho gh-l-i on flntur  day night evening tho organization  of the Bluebirds Club was enthusiastically approved and Mrs. H. B.  Downs has been prevailed upon to accept the presidency until organization  is completed ami tin- young ladles feel  confident to conduct the club's affairs,  MIsh Lillian Oherrington  was chonen  Heeri'Oiry,     /\   <:oiii-������-i i,   will   iiii������-i>    *������>������  t/iveu next month to help defray Home  of   I he   cont    of   the   necen-iary  club  ei|uipiiii'ii1,  New Styles of the  above in aii  sizes  Ko. 173                         $1.00  1269. ;  1.25  207  1.25  369  1.50  431  1.75  573 :... 2.00  All  the  new  Wash  Goods for Spring  Early Summer, including���������  and  Knglish    Prints    and    Ginghams  Lawns, Vestin  TV  IW 1*  IU UOllUO  are an nere,  Crepes, Ducks, Etc.  opened up for your inspection  L  Creston Mereaotils Oosnoasiv  LIMITED  Yoiw Can Buy at  Canyon City  LUMBER, $10 per M. and up.  SHINGLES, $2 per M. and up.  BRAN, $1,10 per hundred,  SHORTS, $1.20 per hundred.  2 cans CORN for 2 5c.  2 cans PEAS for 25c.  o CPns T-^FANTc; for 9 Ro  MUit^   fujii'^ u   ^ ^*mX*   UkJiik  HBwA  WW  liciggpgg i*m yjiggiiiig  trStf*ttViB-*afl*i&^tt(;  lypij'BiiiJiji ii���������.  LIMITED

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