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 ���������""}  ,..-<������������������)  \Vm\m\  2%   -tor  - iBsV   W  '���������Hki  Vol. VIII.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, MAY 12, 1916  No. 17  Union Decides  New Selling Fees  An audience thoroughly representative of the bigger sellers, and a nice  sprinkling of smaller shippers was in  attendance at the shareholders meeting of the Creston Fruit Growers-  Union on Thursday night last at the  Auditorium, when the matter of selling the 1916 output of fruit and vegetables througe the Okanagan United  Growers���������the terms and general conditions of the proposed contract appearing in our last issue���������wa3 up'for  discussion and final settlement.  President Jackson occupied the  chair, and after the customary opening preliminaries had been gone  through with, called on Manager  Staples to present the proposed agreement with the O.U.G. * After the document had been read the gathering  was inyited to pass their opinion on  it, but so eminently satisfactory is the  new arrangement that no adverse  comment beingforthcomingon motion  of R. Stark, seconded by W. G.  Littlejohn, the directors were given  the necessary authority to close the  d.eal oh the basis outlined.  In view of this new arrangement it  was found necessary to make some  changes in thesellingeharges. Hitherto - shareholders' produce has been  handled on a margin of 12 per cent.  For this year this charge will be 10  per cent, (which includes the commission paid the O.U.G.), but in addition there will be a pool charge on  every package, crate or box handled,  as follows:  5 cirEit'S s crate on Sti-awfoorries",  Raspberries, Gooseberries, Black berries, Currants and Sour Cherries.  4 cents* a box on Apples, Crab Apples and Pears.  .3 cents a crate on Tomatoes. Peaches, Plums, Sweet Cherries, Cucumbers,  Peas, Beans, Rhubarb, Green Peppers,  Pickling Onions. Green Corn and  Bunch Vegetables.  50 cents a ton on coarse vegetables.  The new arrangement in some lines  will work out slightly higher than 12  per cent, but past experience as well  as information to hand from Okanagan  selling agencies all go to show that  the 12 per cent, margin invariably  rifles a trifle too low if a modicum  of profit is to be shown on the year's  business.  It is satisfactory to hear that. although the O.U.G. were not to enter  upon the���������selling campaign for Creston  until May 15th, they are already busy  disposing of the limited quantity of  rhubarb that is offering locally.  great success. The fact that it is at  Wynndel and that Mesdames Duncan  and Bathie are to be hostesses should  be a sufficient guarantee of that.  The meeting of the Co-Ooperative  Fruit Growers Association held on  Saturday night was very well attended despite the had weaaher conditions.  The selling plans for 1916 and the  berry picking and packing were about  the only subjects brought up at the  meeting. '  Local Conservatives were out in  force for the meeting of the Wynndel  Association on Saturday night.^JJy a  unanimous vote our delegate was instructed to support the Valley candidate, R. J. Long, at the coming nominating convention. It was decided  that the Association should pay the  delegate's expenses. Other matters  under discussion were the fixing of  the eulvert in Duck Creek under the  C.P������R. so as to allow fish to ascend the  the creek and roads.  Prizes for Pickles  Cooking, Sewing  ooara or  iraae  Has Busy Session  Creston visitors this week include  Mrs. May and Miss A. Hagen on  Monday and Mrs. Duncan, J. J.  Grady and IS, Southwell on Tuesday.  A large party of Austrians from an  internment camp arrived here on Saturday from Winnipeg to take lho  place of the Italians of the fencing  gang that quit last week.  There was quite a frost here on  Tuesday night, but it docs not appear  to have injured the peach and cherry  blossoms,  P. II. Price arrived here at the beginning of tho week. He has takon a  contract to clear, fence, and sow to  clover tho 10-aero property owned by  Alex. Cameron of Coleman, Alta.  Notwithstanding the unusual cold  weathor tho water on the lints In rifling steadily, and Is at present up to  last, year's high water mark, according to a guago on the Norman Craigie  ranch.  ���������loiii'.id :vnd Mil*-* Olgu Wigen were  visitors to Sirdar on Sunday,  Anothoi car of lumber for the Erickson bridgo was shipped by JVI. Wigen  on Thursday.  Wynndel Ih now on the map ns a  livestock shipping centre. On Thurs-  day P. Ofnor whipped out a week-old  h.A\ c.."l." ti, C. 1).   ."���������'>-!-������������������������������������" ..��������������� ismj-or-.  Tbe meeting of the Alice Hiding-  VV> nndel ladle.i aid to Holdlcru at the  front to be hold at the HchoollioiiHo on  Saturday. Mny   VMh.   bids fair to ben,  The best attended meeting the Board  of Trade has had for at least two  years was in evidence on Tuesday  night, President "Reid in charge.  The customary grist of correspondence was decidedly abbreviated this  trip, there being but two letters; one  from the coast asking that a delegate  be sent to a provincial board of trade  convention at Vancouver next week-  on which no action was taken, and  another from the British-American  Soldiers' Blind Relief Association asking the board to distribute contribution boxes and otherwise arouse financial interest in the association's work,  on which point the secretary will write  for further particulai*s.'  On creamery matters W.   V.  Jackson reported on the visit of Mr. Am-  merrnan,   the    Cranbrook    creamery  manager, who made a canvass of the  Valley looking for a cream supply  a  few days ago.    He appears to have  been quite successful for the short stay  he made, going away with the assurance of getting the cream from about  150   cows,   provided   satisfactory arrangements ean be made for it gathering .and delivery at a shipping point.  The recent move of J. H. Schofield,  M.P.P., to have the government take  into consideration the reclamation of  Kootenay fiats to provide land  for returned soldiei-s was discussed at great  length, all present taking a hand in  the debate, all agreeing that the early  completion of this work was what was  needed to make Creston the best section of the interior, and   the majority  favoring    government     reclamation  rather than the sale of the area to a  land corporation for drainage and sale  on an agreement to  bo approved  by  the government.    Messrs. Henderson,  Hayes and Bennett  were   named   a  committee to get busy at once on   a  memorial to Mr. Schofield reiterating  the  benefits that will   accrue to* the  province as weii as this part wero the  job completed and exhorting onr member to never weary of well doing on  the scheme he has beforo tho" government.   Thoso interested in tho scheme  at Bonners Ferry  and  othor Idaho  points will also be urged to do their  bit in thin connection.  Owing to decidedly disagreeable  weather the May meeting of Creston  Women's Institute, on Saturday afternoon last, did not attract the bang  up attendance that has been in. evidence at all the previous meetings,  though, at that, there was a whole lot  more' than a quorum present. Not  only "were many of tho. rank and file  absent, but owing to too much wetness Mrs. Thurston was absent and  the meeting was deprived of the paper  on "Strawberry-*Culture," that shy  had arranged to present. Mrs. Fred  Smith gave a carefully-prepared and  very interesting sketch on the "Origin  of Women's Institute work in British  Columbia," while in the social department the ladies \ye*"e favored with a  reading by Mr. H. Lyne, and a yocal  duett, "Friendship," by Mrs. Lindley  and Mrs. Lidgate. And, of course,  there was surgical bandage making for  the Red Cross, with tea to close.  Those entrusted with League of  Empire work reportei that they had  two volumes of selected clippings gotten together in serapbook form, and  these will be sent to league headquarters to be forwarded one of the B.C,  regiments overseas.  The Flower Show the Institute proposes to have this year will be held  the early part of September, and in  addition to the floral' competition  there will also be prizes for needlework, cooking, jams and pickles.  As the government grant for tnsti-  tute work is made on the basis of paid  tip members on the roll at June 1st the  ladies ars hoping th'it all who contemplate joining -**the Institute will  make a special effort to do so before  the first of next month. The grant  will be. utilized forijprize money for the  fair and, of course, it is very desirable  Lo give attractive prizes on as many  articles in the classes enumerated as  possible. The next meeting is on June  3rd.  apparently having broken its back.  Acting on the advice of several persons  who happened to be passing the animal was killed to end its misery.  Some claim that there were two fawns  with the old one when they were  noticed grazing on the flats.  Mrs. Streetor, who has resigned as  principal of the Erickson school, and  leaves next week for Oregon, goes  away with the goodwill and high regard of many of the parents here, as  is shown in the following note The  Review is asked to publish and which  carries the signature of numerous  grateful parents: "We, some of the  appreciative 'parents, take this op-  portunity cf publicly thanking Mrs.  Streetor for the good work she has  done here, and by our children. We  wish her good health and every success in her future career, and sincerely  regret she is leaving Erickson."  tn. a.*.  it ������.y ments  Patriotic Fund  Creston Hears of  Woman Durrrage  Erickson  Doing Ner Bit  Something just a bit out of the ordinary in the way of hen fruit was on  display at thoRuviKW offico Huh week.  T������r urim fbr>  mod net of a Black Minorca lion in the flock of Brock Movan at  tho Creston House which, heeding thb  call of "production and thrift" obliged  with   an   egg   thnt   weigh--*   cy.nelly   n  quarter of a pound and measures 8  inches from end to end and on around  and   is   fl.V    in  circumference 'tothor  way.   This is not an ovory-day performance   of    this    particular    bird,  though it in to her credit that  for  the  days previous and after producing this  ono hor daily product wiih  fully  average t-u/.e.     Wo are seizing ihe i-gi^   ,,i,  dor a White Wyandotte cltteker and  If it hrlngM forth twiun tiie extra   bird  will ho raffled  and proceeds  given   to  the tobacco fund.  Tuesday beat all precednts for scenic  enchantment and change of atmos-  phers. Cherry blonsoms, rain, hail,  snow and sunshine, interspersed with  cold wind.  Miss Ella Dow of.Creston has been  engaged as principal of the school for  next term.  The quite heavy frost early Wednesday morning almost put the 1916  poach and cherry crops out of business. The only thing that may save  part of the crop wjih the cool, cloudy  morning with no sunshine.  A crow of men and teams were at  work'on the crossing near J. W. Hamilton's on Friday, putting it in fine  shape for traffic.  Stocks & Jackson havo their fine  large orchard looking in tho best of  shape, and the latter gentleman says  tho outlook is promising for a larger  crop than last year,  Six degrees of frost on the 10th of  May is somo spring weather. Ono  rancher reports Im-nlcing an eighth of  an inch of ice on liis water tub that  morning.  Roy Staples has leased llvo acres of  his ranch to a couple of Chinamen  who are going in im inienaivc  farming.  Public School Inspector Dove was a  visitor to EriclcRon school on special  business on Tuesday. Mrs. Htrootor,  principal, was unable to tako hor  work on Wednesday owing to indisposition.  Putnam & llimklns started their  potato planting lust, week, putting in  some of the early varieties.  A line doe deer (-aim- lo an untimely  end a������ the I'uMiiiin ranch on (Saturday. When (Ii-hI. observed oroHHing  t he flats from the Lamont ranch near  !];';i'h"e.", "'lily j'IimiHoij- tlw win*  fences while croHiiing from the Kling-  ciiMiinlli ranch ami the ant*) io,id io  the Putnam yard though at I IiIh point  il was unable Ut luihe fiolu tin-^ioukid,  Even for Creston, where altogether  too much indifference exists when it  comes to turning out tohear questions  of the day discussed, the . attendance  at Rev. Hugh Dobson's talk on "Women Suffrage" in the Methodist  Church, last Friday evening, was disappointingly small���������particularly when  one considers the well-deserved reputation Mr. Dobsori enjoys as a public  speaker.  Whatever his feelings were they did  not in the least adversely affect his  address. As a matter of fiict for those  is attendance he was r������ossiblv more !  appreciated than han the church been  crowded; in his informal talk he was  able to get closer home and at the  same time give ample evidence of his  oratorical genius and all-round mastery of his subject.  Mr. Dobson attached a much deeper  significance tc woman suffrage than  is current with   the average citizen.  To him it was no fad to give women a  little more latitude to gratify personal  ambitions.    In fact the giving, of woman   suffrage on  broad lines  would  open up to woman a sphere   of useful-  n' ss in community life that demanded  of the best there was iu  womanhood,  if  present-day   social   and   economic  problems are ever to  be successfully  solyed and adjusted.    In eyolying the  why and  wherefore of the radically  changed condition in all phases of our  own everyday life as compared with  the old order of things in  the days of  homespun, Mr. Dobson's plea was  not  for a getting back to something  that  was a compromise   between  tho old  and new order of things,but rather for  the admission of the womon   into  full  partnership in helping the nation out  of    its    diffieultiee.    Without    their  equal-responsibility and   co-oporrtion  the right solution and  correction  of  numerous present-day vexed problems  was out of the question.  In viow of tho forthcoming vote on  prohibition Mr. Dobson devoted his  closing remarks to that subject. His  leading argument to convince that a  "dry" B.C. was desirable had to do  with the prompt measures takon by  Russia, to prohibit drinking in order  that tne soldiors should reach tho  highest state of physical efficiency,  with Franco adopting like measures  with cot tain intoxh-anUk and Great  Britain also curtailing tho hours of  sale and abolishing thotroatingsystom  in many oontros. Mr. Dobson claim* d  that given thorough prohibition in  loss than thirty years Great Britain's  reduced death rato. duo to tho "dry"  spell, would makegoodnll tho wastage  Valley  Branch of the .Patriotic Fund run to  the even $52 for April, the lightest  month in the history of the branch.  To date better than $1,200 has been  paid in on a guarantee list of approximately $2,100,���������or an average of $200  per month so far. Those contributing  were:  A L Squires $ 2 00  J H Doyle    2 00  G M Benney'.    5 00  F G Little    1 00  W K Brown    2 00  F H Jackson    1 00  T Aspay .-.    2 00  Mrs M C Moore        50  M J Boyd        50  Mrs S E' Dow    1 00  R B Masterton    1 00  MissMelva, Cartwright    5 00  J Cherrington    2 00  A G Samuelson    1 00  R Jarrett ,    6 00  Mr and Mrs Loasby       5 00  Mr and Mrs Dennes     2 00  H B Downs  ;. ....    2 50  W B Embree         50  Capt Mallandaine     3 00  Mrs Mallandaine    3 00  C C Manifold :    2 00  HLCrosthwaite _       2 00  In the natural order of things April  was expectee to show a falling off, and  May, too, will possibly be below  standard, but with June and succeeding* months it is hoped special effort  will be made by all guai-antors to pay  in full the sum promised. The cause  is a worthy one and every nickel, and  more, will be required.  &BB*������8m*>6m  W. Morris, proprietor of the Sirdar  Hotel, was a Nelson visitor last, weekend.  Mrs. R. Dennes was a Creston caller  on Tuesday,  Mrs. C. M. Loasby visited Cranbrook last week, accompanied by Masters Donald and Clarence Moore. They  were guests of Mrs. L. Doolan.-  Ike Lewis was in town Wednesday,  also James Blair of Atbara.  Rev. R. E. Pow of Creston conducted Presbyterian service hero on Tnes-  dao night, and was at Kuskanook on  Wednesday.  A. R. Swanson and .party were  easey-jonesing on Sundoy evening aud  passed en route for parts unknown.  News of the death  of P. E. Carman  of Cranbrook  was received  with   expressions of sincere regret on  every  hand here.    Tho deceased gentleman  was for many  years C.P.R. agent at  Sirdar,  and during   that period   was  held in the highest esteem  by  everyone who came  in  contact with him.  Tho heartfelt sympathy of all Sirdar-  itos is felt for tho family in their bereavement.  Ill llUniail liie limn   if tin- 'jjn.-at.-.ui.   Win  wont through throe years.  As to compensation   for the  trade,  in ease prohibition carried, he.   asserted that-should li.C concede compensation she would be. the llrst province in  Canada, tho Unltod States or Croat  Britain to do such an act.    In explaining why thoro was so  much heard  of  compoiitiafion   in   British    Columbia,  Mr. Dobson asserted   this was solely  due to tho fact that tbe   provincial  imviTiiitieiif was on such  good   forms  with the liquor interests that   the latter fell, Ihey were in ii position to  ie������k  and n ceivc better tnrniH than had been  m������ led out in the other province)-.  Canyon City  Mr. and Mrs. W. Searlo of Bank-  head. Alberta, arrived here last Saturday, and will mako thoir home at  Canyon City in future.  Andy Miller, with his gig and short  pipe, was hero on Friday last tacking  up bush flro notices and handing out  burning permits to thoso desiring to  burn stumps, etc.  C. Blair has boen at the Reclamation Farm for somo days helping to  take his stock up on tho bench lands  until high wafer is over.  George Painton, n gentleman of the  shovel and pan, who has prospected  tho hills of Canyon City during the  pn������it five y������������i>v������ in wearehof theproeious  metal, pulled out for pastures green a  few days ago. lie packed his kit to  Kootenay ltlver, made his raft, and  ferried toward Nelson, just as gold  pickers had to do 25 yeans ago.  When it< came to laying the IhM  plank on the uew bridge Jim Johiihlon  conferred tho honor on George Leach,  who made a workmanlike joli ol sending home lhe fh-Nl upiUc. The bridge  i-s beginning In fake on a quite.formidable appearnuce now,  :^:.,g............  nMW  mm  \ss&m  SB  m  ���������hoi  mmmsmasm m^mSva^Si:  THE REVIEW. CKESTOK, IB. C,  WW  -a a  T  BV MARVIN   DANA  (Copyright)  desk, were throe large windows, which  opened on a corridor, and across this  was a tier of cells. Tho steiiosriqilier  was to lake his seal, ia this corridor,  just outside one of the windows. Over  Care of Dairy Cattle  i  Saw "Safety First" Film  .,  I..1H.        I,  I.  ,.., ..I- .......        ... ..... , ���������    .   . . X . V   ' ������   ���������.- .       V.V.������      .  the  windows  the shades   were drawn, j  so  that he  would  remain  invisible   to I  J  . ery  any one within the office  easily able to overhear e  spoken   in   the  room.  When he had completed his jtisiruc  (Continued)  Domare.st     went  tt  step  toward  the j'ions  to J he stenosnipher lUit-ke  u-rn-  vjuii;;   mun.     "I'iek,   i   don't   want   io , f-l 'o t, uuor ami   :������������������:.-'.u-.iross ���������  M-isht'o-j you. b*u your position is real-1     ��������� \*ow.  this  time."  ho  said  en cruet i-  ]y dangerous.    Your only cliaiu-e is to ! cully. "I'll be the one to do tho ntlkin-A.  sneak with perfect frankness. I pledge j And get thi?:    Whatever you hear me  :-ou   my   word     I'm  telling   tbe   truth.'j say  don't   you  he  surprised.     Itetuem- ; imv  biek.   iiiv   liov.   t   wan:   you   to   former j beV.   we're   dealitii:   with   crooks,   and  Change  of   Feed  Does  Not  Appear to  Affect  Percentage of Butter  Fat  while   vet I     ',''i0 *-'es'  dairy eows. as a rule, car-  word ' '"���������'   ������������������''*''   \h\io.   surplus   llesh,   and   con-  j sctiueutly are  unable to stand the ox  j posure I  so   they  ���������j-ive tlu  C.P.R.  Officials  Viewed  Silent  Drama  to   Stimulate   Movement  realistic   moving;   picture   lilm   in  loses his leg, and other accidents are  realistically portrayed in an exhibition at the Safety Rally to which Jim  Stevens takes Jack Foster���������such as  the shopman who loses an eye througli  A   realistic  moving  picture  lilm   in j not    wearing-   goggles,    the carpenter  the     interests     of   the   -Safety   First j losing  a linger    while   working at  a  Movement was recently displayed in a j bus!/,   saw     without   the   guard,     the  specially litted car at Windsor Stalion j ftrakeraan being ruu over while run-  o cold as the beef animals do, j before Vice-President Bury and a num- in ing between moving cars, the engine-  must   be   warmlv   stabled   to ! hor of ('.I'.Ft. officials. j man being killed while hoarding tha  The lilm was produced liy Mr. Mar-  ens   A.   Dow,  general     safety     agent,  host   results.    If a  large part  of  the   (ovd   supplied   to   a   dairy   cow  has to he used for heat production ' New York Central Lines, and tells the  there is but a siual! amount available j story of a railroad man, Jack Foster,  for milk  production.    It  will probably i whose   carelessness   endangered     the  thai   fiii the  district  auori'ey  and  re- | when  you're  deaiin?.-.-  member  only   ihtu   I'm   an   old   friend ' have  to use erooke-d  of yours aud of  your   latiu-r's  who  is j     *nu.n     ;]u.   door  trying; very  hard  io help yon.     Surely : 'r.!riU-..  ..;m._,;������������������>t'.  you can trust nie.    Now, Dick, toil tue:  Who shot  (Iriggsj?"  ;jri.^gs."   sa'i.l      the    young  you  witn  crooNs  ways."  opened,   and   Mary  much  better  water,   bringing   it  to heat very colld j happiness of his wife and homo until   First Movement in Canada, Mr. Bury  up   to   somewhere j his friend. Jim Stevens, a booster for  --.I   shot   i  maa.  Demarest  al  ihat  Ml  >:ea  had  I near body  temperature, by  the use of I the   Safety   First,   convinces   him   by  !a   rough,   cheap   fuel,   than   it   will   to I demonstrating aw nil examples that it  I have   the   cow   warm   the   water   sup-j is worse    to gamble "with life than to  !.     -rhe   paid   absolutely j pl'ed her !>y -ho consumption of \alu- i gamble  in  any  oilier  way.     One  man  uo attention     to the other two in  the J able  foodstuffs.  room,     but  went.straight  to tho desk ���������      A   ,.jU!,nso   uf     teed     makes   no   clit-  and ihero halted, gazing with lier soil- j re;eiUV  \n  {\H,  per  cont.  of bntior-fat  iy pcuetraii-. eyes nf deeyesi violet into j w hie It     the   cow   puts   into   hot*   milk.  footboard of an engine in motion.  Particularly impressive is the picture  of a collision due to slowness ia flag-  BIUB'  In    order    to    promote the  Safety  has secured a copy of the film, which  will be offered to moving picture  houses at divisional and other import-  tant railroad points along the. line of.  the Canadian Pacific Railway.  led,  but  he m  the  admission  "Whv!" he *.  ���������  an  efi'oi'i   to  tatve  at   its  f;u-e   value.  emaiuled.  "Beca:  1   thought   li,v   was  ii   uar-  ,ine  :aee  I'ndei  , fell   a   ���������  ! match  ( voice  oi  '..ao  that,  ha lieu;  inspect or.  intent   sent tiny  e   ami   set.   hiiiu  Huvue  elf   I o  craft   with   craii.      His     large  as  tnodulated  to kindliness  as  I'he  h n ess  "Ob. I *>���������-  convict-.on.  lie.    Burke  v->-*:fe  to  CO  join, you tht  '."    he said,     iu  a tone ol  ���������-.Sow.    let'* sn hack a Ut-  says    you    told  him last  you     'rue,; persuaded you.*  ie  over te the  house  aiui  e.     Is thai  riglu?'*  -'Yes.'  "Nov.'.   '.-'A.    :iie.    l,:.i.k.   just    vhii;    din  hupp-C". wor.'t   you'."  There was r.e rey">\ auo. a iter a  iittie interval. ::*���������;��������� li'vy^r resuiiieu 'us  q-ies*;:on:ng.  '"Pi-l this b'-rg".ar ee:i - into v:-  room'.'"  k  nodded  an assci*:.  ihe  spoke  in a casual manner.  i     "1 just seat for you to  tell you that  milk is tiie individuality ot the cow. anil you can't  change il by changing the feed, if  this, eould be done then people would  feed liolsteiu cows a ration so that  tliey would give milk just as rich as  Jerseys and f'tiernseys. Different in-  i vou re tree , divi'luLiis  of the  same   hived  of cows  : "''"'���������'���������-Then.'   1   can   z.o'Y" ; give  milk  of  different  richness.     For  ;     'Sure"' vou 'can   i',o." j iustanee, two Jersey    cows    standing  1     W^iiotu auv de:av. vet   without any j side by side in the same barn and fed  ': haste. Marv glanced" to ward CliWer and ! the  same ration, cared  for in  exactly  Demarest. "   who     were   watehiug   the ! the    same  way,  give  different  tests.  scene closely.    Then, she went toward j One   of  them  will  give_ -i.ll^ per. cent  Burke  -eached  "Oil.  eoor  of the  ofiice.  ailed   until  she  bad   nearly  e  door  before   he  shot  his  Diek  'And he  There e;  tion.  "And ill-  "Yes."'  ���������'And yo  "Yes."  ���������'Then  vtr?"  Dick  thouctht:  "Why, l grabbed it���������" Then  nine an.ee ot  this  craslic-d  oa  :*.- wa  il s..ot  hin  where did vo;  ���������tea    to    answ  ��������� lVUSUCC*?,    oua    j.**-     v, *i.v- v. *w. vt     x*t*w      *---w*'.*0  trembling on his  lips.    "So,"  he said,  with  swift  hostility   in  his  voice.  * so  you're trying to  trap rae. too".     You!  And   you   talk  of  friendship.     1  want i  none of such friendship.'"  But Burke would be- no longer restrain ed.  "You don't want to take us for fools,  young man," he said, and his big tones  rumbled harshly through the room. 'If  you shor Griggs in mistake for a burglar why did you try to hide the fact?  Why did you pretend to me that you  and your wife were alone in the. room  when you had that there with yoi*. eh?  Why didn't you call for help? Why  didn't van call for the police as any  honest man would naturally under  euch circumstances?"  "We're trying to save you," the father pleaded tremulously. *  Burko persisted in liis vehement  yy-tcm of attack. Now. lie again  brought out the weapon that had.done  Eddie Griggs to death.  "Where'd you get this gun?" he  ���������shouted.  "I won't talk any more," Dick an-  Bwereil simply. "1 must see my wife  first." His voice became more aggressive. "1 want Lo know what you've  done to her."'  "Did she kill Griggs?" Burke fines-  tionod roughly.  Dick was startled out of his calm.  "No, no'." ho cried, despcraudy.  "Then, who did?" Burke  demanded  sharply.    "Who did?"  'T won't say any more until I've  talked with a lawyer whom I ean  trust." He shot a vindictive glance  toward Demarest.  The father inlei'vonc-d with a piteous  eagerness.  "Dick, if you know who killed this  man vou must speak to protect your-  ;.c!f.'"*  The face of the young man softened  as he !:>m  his father's bo>*oi>rhing eyes.  ��������� I'm x.ovvy, dail." lie :;ahl, very gently.    "But 1���������well. 1 ean'i:"  Again  Burko  jrnorpof-oil.  ' I'm going to give him a little more  time   ia   think   things   over,     Perhaus  he'll get to nmU-rstund the importance  nf   what   we've     liceti   saying   pretty  ������m .n."  lie prossi'il the button on his doslc  aVul. us iho doorman appeared, arl-  c".rr-:-.-:f-d   tliat   functionary.  "Dai!, have one of the men take him  h;>i )���������:.    Yfiii vail  outside."  lick, however, did not. move. I lbs  voice came- with a note of detorniimi-  tinr.  "I .-.aiil Ui know .about, my wife.  AVb'-ff. iv. i he'.'"  r.urlte disregarded the <|we:-|lon af.  r-mapb t'-iy a;, jf It hnd nol been utl.or-  ������ .J and v. en I fill :<pcii.l-'mg to I lie door-  :i,..ii, v..th a Mi...-:,i-ai ifiii iii in,1; words  f ! ,.|    >' ;;."   effect i\ e,  "ll"'.-, iiui io upciii, to any one, you  iilrl. ral.-i nd." 'I'll'���������Ti lie e(itnlei-:c<'iii|eil  to  ;.'iv������-  hi.i ai lent ifin   lo  (lie  prisoner,  i u-:'ll l.uoiv all iiIkhiI your U iff,  >'j ni'���������;  man,  when  you   malic  up  your  .���������;,   llll    til    t<   I!    ril<-    I lie'   I I'll 111."  Ii'r-'.    lurri'd   and   follrM'/eil   bin   en<-  I'.liiiU   'ml   of   Hie   olliee   ip   i-llcin-e.  .   lie-   doorman   11 a piicarr-il   Biirke .  f���������.f   hi., di'ili--.    Dan, liau- the Turner i  v.-'n  a ii   lo *n:'.-.lii   up "  i     '-Garson has eon tossed I-'  I     ;-i;;ry  turned and confronted the in-  ��������� specior.     and   answered   without   tha  j leact   trace  of  lea.**,  but   the  iirmnesi  ] of -Icn-owleage:  !     --Oh. no. he hasn't!"  :     "What's    the    reason    he    hasn't?"'  I Burke roare-d out wratnfuliy.  j     "Because he didn't do it."  i     "Well, he says he did it!"  j     Mary, in her turn, resorted to a bit  j of finesse, in order to learn whether  t or not Garson had been arrested.  I     " But how could    he    have done it,  uie sig- j when lie -went���������" she began.  ;us con-j     ..-SVnere difi he go?"  revol-  w it a out.  J milk, while the other will give 6.5 per  cent milk, so that   feed, speaking generally, has nothing to do with the Lest  It might be that if you would change i  the feed from dry feed to corn silage j  all   at   once   that   temporarily     there  would be a change, aud the cow would [~  give either richer or poorer milk, but '  if the change is made gradually there \  would be no variation in Hie milk test. !  But when the cow is used to the corn '  silage   rations  and  gets   back  to  her  limit she showed the same percentage ���������:  of  butter-fat that she  did  ordinarily. '  German   Biuster  When General  Smuts,    aged  forty- j  five, one of the conquerors of Gorman j \  South-West  Africa, has annexed Ger- ���������'  "You ought, to know, since you nave  arrested him, and be has confessed."  Burke was frantic over being worsted thus.    To gain a diversion, he reverted to his familiar bullying tactics.  "Who shot Griggs?" he shouted.  '*My husband shot a burglar," Mary  said " languidly.       "Was     his     name  Grisrgs?"  "Oh, you know** better than that,"  Burke declared, truculently. "You see,  we've traced the "Maxim silencer. Garson himself bought it up in Hartford."  For the first time, Mary was caught,  off h?r guard.  "But. he told me���������" .she began, then  checked herself.  "What did he tell you?" Burke questioned.  '���������He told me that he had never seen  one. "Surely, if he had had auytihng  of the sort, he would have shown it  to me."  Burke pressed the button on the  desk, and, when the doorman appeared, ordered that the prisoner be returned to her cell,  "I suppose," Mary said, "that it's  useless l'or me to claim my constitutional rights, and demand to see a  lawyer?"  "Yes," Burko agreed, "you've guessed  if right, the first time."  Cassidy  came   hurrying  in   with   a  grin of satisfaction on his stolid face.  "Say, chief," the detective said with  animation, "we've, got Garson."  Burke asked Gilder and Hie district  attorney to withdraw, while ho should  have a private conversation with the  prisoner.  "Now," ho said when they were  alone together. 'Tin going to be your  friend."  "Arc you?". Mary's tone was noncommittal.  "Yes." Burke declared, heartily.  "And 1 mean it! Give us tlio truth  about young Gilder. I know ho shot  Griggs, of course. But. I'm not taking  any stock in that burglar story���������not a  little bit! jVo court would cither.  What was really hack of the UilUng?  Was ho jealous of Griggs? Woll, that's  what: lie' might do then. Hg'k always  been a worthless young cub. A rotten  don I like this would bo about his gait,  1 guest-. Tell mo, now, why did he  shoot. Eddie Griggs?"  There was ciuirsenesR a-blcnly in  the Inspeelor'fl pretense, bill It pofi-  Kossud a Rolltarv fundamental virtue;  il played on the heart of the woman  whom' bo questioned, aroused lt to  wrath in defense of her mate. In a  second, all polno flod from thin girl  whose soul wns hloRHoming in iho  blent realization thin u man loved her  purely, unselfishly. II.';r words came  '���������tumbling in their haste,  i'lV, l,r.  Cr.nlin'.ir-iF)  man  East  Afriet  the   IluiiR   will  be  shorn of the last of their expensively '  made colonies. The German press '  says that Germany will get them back, \  and the Congo as well, in exchange |  for Belgium. Well, Britain, France, ;  Russia, Italy, Canada and New Zea- j  land, not to forget gallant little Bel- ;  gium herself land the Britsh lleer in- ;  to the bargain), will have something j  to say on that point, .lust now���������and \  permanently, too���������these German col- j  onies are rid of their Prussian oppres- i  sors, We are in possession, and, !  everyone, except the llun, is pleased  with the change. Sea power counts.���������  London Daily Mail.  Siberian Alfalfa seed imported direct from Siberia, a country colder than j  Canada. This is one of the very hardiest varieties known and has already been raised in the west and found to be cold resistant. Government test Purity No. 1 and ������G% germination. No farm with stock is |  complete without this wonderful crop. A limited amount of seed for]  s?le at reasonable prices. Get your  orders in early.  ggjaMBgRjjmgiw  S.DOWNiE & SONS, Carstairs, Alberta.  mfS&t-  Young   Man,   Don't Wait  Until You  are   Fifty  Before you  begin to  Save  Up For Old Age.  THE EXCELSIOR LIFE  INSURANCE COMPANY  WILL   SAVE   MONEY   AND   MAKE   MONEY   FOR   YOU  Talk   With   One   of   Our   Agents.  ew Records  Createci By  ?e of C  rfe <ss*  JKj.<S������������%  ROGRESSIVE business methods, backed by forty-  five years of fair-dealing, have achieved for the Sun Life  of Canada during 1915 records that are   new in  the  Canadian life assurance field.  Assurances cf over $34,000,000 issued and paid for in cash; Total  Assurances in Force of over $250,000,000; Total. Payments to Policyholders since organization of more than $52,600,000 ; Assets in excess  of $74,000,000; a Cash Xncome of nearly $16,000,000 and an  Undistributed Net Surplus of ever $7,500,000���������aii are high-water  marks in the annals of Canadian life assurance.  Their achievement maintains the established prestige of the Sun Life  of Canada as  A Leader Among the Life Companies of the Empire  The following substantial and uniform increases registered during the  past year clearly demonstrate the strength of the Company's position :���������  1915 1914  $74,326,423 $01,187,(150  15,972,672 15,052,1*75  985,407 8(11,768  7,545,691 GiOO'V/O-l:  7,129,47.9 ������,1(H,2R7  34,873,851 3..\ 1(17,5139  257,404,1GO i������IK,'jnO,8:*jr>  Aeaela na at December 3lsl. ���������      .  Cash Income        "*   Surplus Distributee! to Policyholders  Net Surplus nn at December 3Int.  Total Payments to Policyholdera        .  ARauvnncfitt Issued nnd Paid for in Cash  Aoturances in Force     ������...  INCREASE  $10,138,767 (15.8%)  920,397 ( 6.1%)  123,724 (14.3%)  1,041,797 (16   $>)  968,192 <15.7������;)  2,706,512 ( B.4JJ)  39,104,325 (17.9^)  THE COMPANY'S GROWTH  YliAU  '���������'"': J.--,"."' "''.  <���������' \l <'....<'.| l'ii' :if no;-.  TT. i'*!< r i-ii'l    f.ivc    cxpliill   ilir-'(ili>nt'..  /*      Mil*   li.l< ii   <if   t!l<'   |i;(i|il,  lii'liill'l    liie  ���������   Tli</ YU'iiV    Mnllo!     W'liiit'H ;ill Ihis?  Voii-iiiy--Th-- fnniM-iil ol' lhe niolr,  I'a Hi or.  Tlu- Vii'.-u- Hul I IlionrJil you InirliMl  Mr. Mftl������.' lam. wci'k'.'  Tommy V---'. "imi wo tlun him up,  Voji w'-'vf -vol   Irli'iwlri to toil.  "Now,   Willi","   tuild     iho     tfurli-M*.  'llliVV    IIIUIIV   M'-iiij.-.U'-l   lli".*'   iiCH     'tut it"'  "iin,. ������������������iiiii ii lii.iiV' h������i������i win..-.  '���������<>n-'   llllll   it   hull!"   <���������'  ll������J������ ������i   llu:   I'At,.]',  or,   "Why,   how   ilo   yon   l!{;ui'i-     ���������li,'i  i-ul'.'"  "  i.h.   .livltU-f. rxno i-.f 'om wiih  IS7U   .  lS'!.r.    .  11)11.1 .  1015.  INCOME  'is.l'i'ii.TiT  :* t!>,< i -iv. (i.*i  1,.*.'.M,(I,*.|.0!I  ���������i,TI7,.IH-'.'j:i  H'.07-J!,072.31  ASSETS  t !'lt,.|lil.$i;-i  l,in,<i'i|.:i:i  ri.'mjm.w  'M.'MX.lHi.K'i  ���������yi.32c,ji2a.ya  Lll-'E ASSURANCE  in roijcn  T. B. MACAULAY, F. S. A., P. A. S.,  .���������i:r..  S. II. EWING,  $     i,inii,:','j(i.('ii  7,,.i:M)'-'7'-' ',7  :il,7.'iJ,KI(l.,J.'i  li.l.'JIHi.bW.Tl   '2S7.40j;.lf,0.42 ,  FREDERICK G. COPE  ���������ff  1IMM(S:  mT~r *\ TJkF *4 TST^i _���������  .'VI  I'll  lOt I  niz/\u uiTicii ivi^'M i i<,iu/\������.  %C*MR  ii   i  Vv.   N ,   U.   il OO  Jln-huiil,   iniritiii,"  l\r W    \ i'l K     I iliivi.  ("XplUHKil      W Iiui".  i  r  h������iw#WW,;'J*W'.iJ^i   mm in >||>||W<|||t|||M|t|>g(||M>ti|(||||l|^^  iiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiaiiiim< iitg������M^.ipiiBJ*a  i������KCt3KltmfVa*S*ta���������tw  .-J/"  <XHI& BE VIEW. CHESTON, BL CL  HOW 0 (HIRED MY EYES'  This Free Prescription Did It.  My oyfs wore tn a terrible state; I  ���������oulrt hardly stand It. They were red and  inflamed; felt ua though they had sand la  thorn. They would ache and. burn dreadfully and caused Incessant headaches. I  ���������eould uiit-dly read at all. After ���������weariitsr  my glasses my oyes felt strained and  ������>7fi-worked, liy chance I met a man  whose eyes had bothered him the same  way. lie gave me the following prescription, v/hit'lt he said had curi-'d him. and  ���������Jiaa   enabled   hiiu   lo  discard   his  slasses  5 crains ol! Kon-Opto in 2 ounces of water,  ise as an  eye-bath   by  means of an  eye-  four times daily  eye  oftener If  ������up.  three or  COM VCll I (Mil."  "This hou'lug, coolinj-", soothing- lotion  floes not smart or burn, and is absolutely  "harmless. Your druggist can fill this  j-Tcsc-riptioi), or the- Valmas Brag Co. ������-.������"  Toronto ean  1511  it for you."  *Jf you try it I um sure you "will be  3ust as enthusiastic over it as I am. Cut  this out so you will always liavo tha  prescription."  Fills the grooves   oi  the  worn axle.  Makes a perfect bearing  surface.  Prevents blocked -wheels.  Lets    your    horse    pull  bigger loads.  The Mica does it.  Dealers Everywhere  Tha Imperial Oil  Co-apaay  Limited  BRANCHES   IN   ALL,  C1TISS  :   A Noble Example  An   English   Mother   Who   Has   Given  Seventeen Sons to the Army  Surely there would never have been  and need to introduce compulsory  military service il! every British mother had followed the example of Mrs.  Davies, of Church Sretton, Salop, England.  This good lady, the widow of a  soldier, has given no fewer than seventeen sons to the army, of whom  fourteen were actually on active service with the colors on September  15th, 191.4. six weeks only after the  outbreak of the war.  Another patriotic mother, Mrs.  Jones of Kyverdale Road, Stamford  Hill, gave her three triplet sons and  a fourth sou to the army.  Then there is Mrs. Potter, a Portsmouth, Bng., widow, aged eighty-  three, who has heen awarded a prize  locally for being the head of the funnily with the -most members in  fighting services. Sixteen of  grandsons     are  in   the   army .or  am-  the  her  the  of  active  navy, and the husbands of four  of her granddaughters are on  service, making twenty for her descendants altogether fighting for King  and country. In addition, two other  grandsons, now dead, were in the  navy.  His Debt to His Nation  Tliere is no more reason to leave  the paying of his debt to his nation to  .each man's conscience than there is in  leaving the paying of his debt to his  bank to each man's conscience. The  volunteer system is unsound both from  the military and from the civic point  of view. It is inevitably -.-.njust and  demoralizing. It is unworkable, as the  failure of Lord Derby's moderate and  conciliatory plan has just proved  again in England and in the midst of a  great war. Por the sake of American  youth and for the sake of the nation,  we ought to adopt universal compulsory military training and service now.  while peace permits us to do it deliberately, consciously, not as a hasty bitter necessity, but on principles of  democratic service and unforced patriotic devotion.���������Chicago Tribune.  NERVOUS DISEASES  HE SPRING  Old Age  What is the sign of old age? Collier's Weekly recently ventured the  suggestion that it is cine wide gap"be-!  tween *'I wish" and "I will." The man j  who has given up the idea of making  his dreams come true is on the way  to old ago.  Here is another angle: Life has a  lot of zest and interest to us iu youth.  We look forward to the next mail or  the next, day with pleasurable anticipation. When we no longer look forward and lose our interest in ihe human spectacle, then youth had faded,  It isn't a matter of years, but oi: spirit.  "ST^.  'Say,"  asked the first messenger  boy, "got any novels ter swap?*'  "I got 'Snakefoot" Dan's Revenge,'"���������  replied the other.  "Is it a long story?"  "Naw! Ye kin finish it easy in two  messages."  Minard's  where.  Liniment   for   sale   every-  A Scotsman was on his death-bed.  and his friends persuaded him to forgive a neighbor with whom he had had  a standing feud for some years. The  neighbor came to the dying man's bedside. After they had shaken hands  and   made   peace,   the   Scotsman   ex-  your Bowels  Cut out cathartics and purgatives.   Tliey ara  brutal���������harsh���������unnecessary. 'I ry  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS  Purely vegetable. Act  g-emly on the liver.  eliminate bile.and  soothe thedeli-      jt@%v&Bi#SB3xiwrefi.i k.sru������������  iTz^r\Mf^^*wirtLit ������  Cnn Con  tlipe'-'ft,  F-Jrtii*-  mx.',  Skh Headache and Indiss:iion, as miiiions i basis.  Small! Pill, Small Dose, Small Price,  Signature  viciauune must beat  r  Lil M.S-HA.  nlo i*n ail ������  *,r*i   1nr*tif*v  *J <.  t- l- C A   ,   . -"i member, all this goes for naught."  An old Scotch crofter, when giving |  ���������   evidence before the crofters' coinmis-1   .      $"*"������  sion, admitted that, while he was the! ���������*?-*-  owner  of   three  cows,    ''the  beastiea!    were as thin as Pharaoh's lean kine." j pQp    a    pAqn   (^  Peevish, pale, restless, and sickly  children owe their condition to  worms. Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator will relieve them nnd restore  health.  Selby���������I can't fiud words for if! To  begin with, you borrow two pounds  from me on the plea that you had a  pressing payment to make, and now I  rind you here enjoying an expensive  dinner!  Mauley���������Out of. the overplus, dear  hoy! To ho candid. I never thought  you were good for more than half a  sovereign!  Cured by Toning the Blood and  f*trrtrttit~itf*rtttrt<S the  rSJf'rve'J  Ie is the opinion of the best medical  authorities,    after    long    observation,  that nervous diseases are more common    and more serious in the spring  than at any other time of the year.  Vital changes in the system, after long j  winter months, may cause much more !  .trouble than the familiar spring weak-}  ness and weariness from which most j  people suffer as the result of indoor  life,    in poorly ventilated    and often  overheated buildings.    Official records  prove that in April and May neuralgia,  St.  Vitus', dance,    epilepsy and ether  forms of nerve troubles  ai'e at their  worst, and that then, more than any  other time, a blood-making, nerve-restoring tonic.is needed.  The antiquated custom of taking  purgatives in the spring is useless, for  the system really needs strengthening,  while purgatives only gallop #through  ��������� lie bowels, leaving you weaker. Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills , are the best  medicine, for they actually make the  new, rich, red' blood that feeds tlio  starved nerves, and thus cure the  many forms of nervous disorders.  They cure also such other forms of  spring troubles as headaches, poor appetite, weakness in the limbs, as well  as remove unsightly pimples aud eruptions. In fact they unfailingly bring  new health and strength to weak,  tired and depressed men, women and  children.  Sold by ail medicine dealers or by  mail at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for $2.50 from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Mark Twain onco desired to borrow  a hook from a neighbor of his, but was  told that, though he might refer to it  in the library with pleasure, the bo'oks  were never allowed to leave his house.  Not long after (he neighbor asked  Mark Twain to lend him |iis lawn  sprinkler. He was informed that, the  latter never allowed the sprinkler to  leave his'own garden, but that he was  riuite welcome to make use of it, if he  liked, on the lawn ot the humorist.  The chairman, thinking to corner old  Kenneth, asked him to say how lean  Pharaoh's kine were. Even a seventeenth century divine would have  wanted a day or two to think this over.  But Kenneth answered at once. "They  wore sae lean that they c'u'd only be  seen  in  a   dream."���������London  Opinion.  Miller's Worm Powders are par excellence the medicine for children who  are found suffering from the ravages  of worms. They immediately alter the  stomachic conditions under which the  worms    subs.ist and drive them from  OF  INCURABLE CONSTIPTIAON  To any person who cannot be cured  of Constipation, by Dr. Hamilton's  Pills, the above reward will bo paid.  No medicine gives such lasting satisfaction or effects such marvellous  cures as Dr. Hamilton's Pills. Relief  instantly follows their use. That  blinding headache goes    forever, that  the   system,   and,   at  the   same   time, j enough for  they are tonical in their effect upon I and Effective  the  digestive  organs,  restoring  them j chronic  away, bilious    fits    and    stomach dis  orders are stopped.  Don't    be nervous  Hamilton's     Pills;  about using Dr.  thev    arc     mild  THINGS COUNT  Even in a match you should  consider the "Little Things,"  the wood���������the composition���������  the   strikeabiiity���������the   flame.  'U  to   healthful   operation   aud   ensuring!  immunitj* from further disorders from  such a cause.  Barbed wire is being exported from  the United States at the rate of a  million tons a year, and at 12.38 a  ton more than before the  wai\  they,     bring  health.  ���������I     1 r\    -i-ica       irr.i     r>*>Y f o *t ii    !  .������        l1-/       tit?1.',      fc������   \_   l*      b-wl   t.wt   u  in   action   in   the  most  cases.    Get a 23c  box today;  and   keep   robust   good  Compressed paper with a thin  leather covering is being used iu  Germany as a substitute for leather  shoe soles owing to the scarcity of  leather caused by the war.  are made of strong dry pine  stems, with a secret perfected  composition that guarantees  "Every Match A Light." 65  years of knowing" how���������that's  the reasonJ  Ail Eddy products   are de- ������  pendable products���������Always.   I  Papc���������Why, hang it. girl, that fellow onlv earns nine dollars a week!  Pleading Daughter���������Yes, but daddy,  dear, a week passes so quickly when  you're  fond  of one  another.  Ever Eat  Grape-Ntits?  (Made in Canada)  There's a vast army  of physical and mental  workers who do.  One reason- its delicious, nut-like flavor.  Another���������it is easily  and quickly digested -  generally in about one  hour.  But the reason is---  Grape Nuts, b c a i d c s  bavins delicious taste,  supplies all the rich nutriment: of whole wheat  and malted barley, including the "vital"  mineral salts necessary  for building brain,  m-rvo -and r.'.ur.rk-.  Always ready lo eat  direct"from tine paok'ip;i\  Grape-Nuts with cream  or good milk is a well-  balanced ralion-the  utmost in sound nourish ment.  "There's a Reason"  ���������-���������Sold by (iioccis.  SptaR*  Cord  There tn more catarrn in thia aeotjon  of tho country than all other dlscaflce  put together, and until the last rew  years was supposed to be Incurable.  For a great many years doctoi-3 pronounced It a local diacnaii anil prescribed  local remedies, and by constantly ralllns  to cure with local treatment, pro-  nounced It Incurable. St-iunou liuis  ���������provon Catarrh to be p constitutional  (UseiiK-*. and tlierffore requires constitutional treatment. 1 tail's Catarrh Cure,  mn nuractTired by F. J. Cheney ������fe Co.,  Toledo, Ohio la the only ConalltutloTial  cure on 1h-> marlcel. It Is talien Intern-  ally In fiosei- from 10 drc.|*.n to a tea-  Hooonful H acts directly on the blood  nnd mucous nurfacca of tho -system.  Thev offer one hundred, dollara for any  pane It falls lo cure. Bend Tor circulars  nnd   testimonials,  Addreiia: K J. CHIBNBY & CO., To-  Ifdo.  Ohio  Sold   bv   PrviKKHls.   ISc.  Take Hall's Family Pills for conatlpa-  Mon.  Tlio iionuriou.H woman waa luUdi.-*,'  lo hor mil hi, who had hoon wltli her  throe wouUs.  "What do you want to leave ur for,  "Mary? 1 nm'Hiiro wo liuvo trentod you  ns ono of tho family."  "Indood, an' you havo, ma'am, and  I've mado up my mind not to iilnnd It  any  lon-^or."  Nerva  Fibres*  Tho  Seat of Lite  or  "Msrve'Rocta  The Nerves Which; Drive the Machinery of  the Body���������the Heart, the Langs,  the Digestive Organs.  The Poor Man's Friend.���������Put up In  Hinall bottloH thai; are easily nortablc  nnd f'olii for a very union sum, Dr.  Thomas' IJcloi-lrie Oil npa.sc.s.scrt mon.'  power in concenirated form than ono  hundred timo'i Iho r-inintily of many  iiiiKtionlK. Hh choapncsH and the varied u:*e:i to whicli it can be put nuilco  ii. iliv porn' m.tii'jj lYi-.-iid. Wo dealer'-*  ;!lock  \n eomplelo  without  it.  In iho yoar ondln-.v v.'itli March,  l.������ir������. lhe prolil, on the coliiuKe of nil-  vor, nt tho Hnyai Mint In Mn^l-.ind,  wan  jus.I   under ii^-i.i'On.dm).    .\:i  that  )j> ii'Mi      iiK.iililed     uiiiy        I w ii-i ii ii d.i     >ll  a  year of wm*,    lho prolil  durin:.-; the  current   twelve   lnoiiilui   will   pivsuni-  ,ilil\'    ||0    i'(lH:dili:l*iil������lv    liiri'i.f.  You prick your linger and know that it is tiie  nerves which .carry the painful sensation to the  brain. You move your hand, and realize that tin.  idea of movement started in vour mind. But did  vou ever think that everv beat of vour heart aud  every breath of air taken into your lungs is dependent on a constant supply of nerve force %  It is the internal or sympathetic nerves  Avhich drive the machinery of the body, and from  their dcrangon.ent or exhausted condition arises  ������������������weakness of the stomach, feeble action of the  heart, or inactivity of liver and bowels.  When nerve force fails every organ of the  body becomes more or less deranged.   Indigestion, sleeplessness,  headaches,  irritability  and  nervousness are some-"of: the first indications.  You lose on orgy and ambition, find your "work a drudgery,  and grow  weak and listless.   As time goes on you become more; and more helpless,  until nervous prostration or collapse bring- you to the sick bed, and long  months are often necessary for the restoration  of the  exhausted nervous  system.  . Even in this extreme condition Or. Chase's Nerve Food will usually euro if Ms use* is  persisted in,'but how mueli wiser it is to heed the waniiiior in the early stages and hoop tho  ���������nerve force at high-wiiter mark.  No restorative lias over proven its worth in so many thousands of eases as has Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food. What it has done for others it wiii do for you under similar conditions. ]>y forming new, rich Iduod it nourishes Hie starved and depleted nerves back to  health and vigor, and thereby overcomes the cause of weakness and diseases of the nerves.  r>0c   a   lio.v,   <������   for   $2.r>0,   nil   dealers,   or  J-.tlnmii.voii,   Oaten tt. Ct>.,  Llinited, Toronto.  ff-f"-^"-**^  Jl\:*mm.w,Vit,it^^S>Miu4iivlU*ti*^^ ik  ���������     "V      *"^'lW.'Vl������Jt,KJBI������:  Minard'a   Liniment.  Currr.   Dandruff.  4  ������\tn.timm,'>m1mmmm^*Am+mm)m^ **���������&   ������"������������������*������������  mmsmims^ssssg^m  il \hx "*������ '"yy^M***!^ "*** "-"*-"��������� *"  i  XmmHWmmmm*'*******-'***  Sludenl  .Villi  ,.H  W. N.   U.   1 IUU  (wiiliu)v  home)  i'n;in< Ulh V"  Oilier    - |.\|.u-fi-!-i i..|   ,.|.1.-      .,,,,1  I nro two r'u in "oinh-ii ncucd."  flo.v     do  "luipi,  ���������Sim.  ^>w--������jP^,������--^ -^ -yea* wmr:*wxv ^&~~-i wapv,  ������-*  f*  fn*-^   vT .*ff ** w*m������**   GsSj* Mil*, w AA  **tf io*  humamth!  Wkm$  OlflMn^i  |I#������M������-**.   f>rt/sl-     t   ������������/**������  I l*llH1������*i t.*������^i4..J*  *|      h**C**\#     Am   i    \  i ������fc *������������ uhmuioii tuiii impor*  MaiMtiwiirfiiw>Mrww������iiwiMilii  ���������MH  ���������HI  iH������  ���������I  H THE CRESTON REVIEW  B1L UriE.aiU.TC nEL������IC.VW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription : $2 a year in advance -,  $2.50 to United States points.  0. F. HAYbS, Owner and Editor.  I RESTON, B.C.,  FRIDAY,  MAY 12  Bet Busy To-kWorrow  Notwithstanding   strong  scrip-  kindly greeting than was manifest  ox\ this occasion it can only be a  matter of a short time till all and  sundry of them pass Creston upr as  not being worth while, aid in the  way of distinguished visitors we  will be pretty much at the mercy  of the politicians, who in the past  have also been somewhat conspicuous by their absence, and the  farmers institute speakers.  As citizens we have  a  duty   devolving upon us in matters of  this  You '11 Find Here the Best and Very  Latest  i  tural assurance that, "'Cleanliness is  next to godliness."' Creston's health I sort that receives altogether too  authorities for the nonce have������������������] scant consideration; in whieh our  decided to reverse the old order of!j likes and dislikes, collectively, are  things and are calling upon all! all too selfishly manifest, and if  citizens to observe to-morrow,! persisted in are bound to work  Saturday. May loth, as  day.  The best of everything in Dry Goods, and nothing  else but the best, and plenty of them. That's the way  our service idea works to your advantage in this store.  We've built up a splendid business on that general  policy; we guarantee your satisfaction as a means of  being sure of our own.    We don't sell anything we're  Prints  Ginghams  clean up | greater harm to  tbe community j not sine of; but   if mistakes  do  happen  in  goods or  1 than we are likely to fully realize, service, we don't expect you to pay for them.    Money  There are   two   reasons   why all'' until it is too late to avoid disaster.  householders and business firms  should renovate their premises and  keep their back yards clean. One  is on the ground of health. Dirt  and tilth are the natural breeding  gi*ound for disease. Tbey also attract   and   breed   flies,   mosquitoes j  ii the Premier C&Sis  back willingly when that's what you want.    We have  just opened up our new goods.  CORSETS at   85c.  pair.  1 ntjse  ttic  -,--^11  won  ~v-> r~ ft r-.        mvy - ^- 1-.  liiUuc,   v������ ivii  With   the    announcement  with    the   close   of the  that  legislature  Premier Bowser will make   a   tour  and  other insects   which not   only j  j of the   interior,   and   remembering  make   life   unpleasant   but   are a  j there  is better  than a possibility of  menace to our physical well being, j  the Conservative candidate for this  The other reason is on the ground  >t'   civic-   pride.     During   the   next  ! constituency    being   a   resident   of  the Valley, thus giving reasonable  , .... assurance that Creston   may   have  tew months L rest-on will have many j .   ,       . .. ��������� ,,  , 'an over-mtdit visit from the prem-  tn   send ; .       . V, , .   ,   ,. ���������        ,,  , ; icr. u would seem   high tune  tnat  "^   ,    i t he board of trade and other public  not   only i , , ,     A.    .  , , ,        ! bodies hereabouts   were   bestirring  need to clean up our   aiso   to   keep'  visitors, and if we want  these people away with  opinion of the   town   we  dean.  Certainly the idea is one that  should appeal to all classes in  Creston and nobody should need to  be urged to "do his bit'" on this  occasion. The opportunity for  practical   service   to    the     whole  t;Gr,r,,'1r,'li,,;'''-17      >inu' rrrcjSfJnf.R      ltejWlf.  Let   us  see   that   we   all take full  advantage of it.  four   hose   supporters,   and you  will   find  them  stylish, comfortable and serviceable.  LADIES SUMMER UNDERWEAR���������In this  department our stock is complete. We have all  the standard sizes and the popular weights at  moderate prices.  Voile  Muslins  Crepes  Raw Silks  Drilfe  Romper Cloth  Curtaining  Wi*miahenind������8erenee  Enlarging a little further on this  civic pride business, or the value of  putting up a good front, the visit  of .Rev. Hugh Dobson to Creston  ou Friday night, furnished evidence  of a rather deplorable bit of shortsightedness���������speaking al together  from the material standpoint���������to  say nothing of an equally lamentable lack of appreciation of our  more intellectual responsibilities.  As   many   will   readily   recollect  Mr. Dobson's talk was on "'Woman  Suffrage,"   a  topic that has been  much to the fore of late; a   matter  on which the  electors  of B.C. will  be asked to vote   for or against at  the coming provincial election, and  undoubtedly  one   of   the   greatest  problems ihe empire   will  have   to  deal   with  at the close of this war.  In addition   to  having   a   close-  home topic Mr. Dobson came with  a merited reputation for being able  to handle most any   subject  in  instructive and entertaining  fashion  ���������and he certainly lived up   to  advance   notices������������������yet    his   audience  consisted of  exactly   nine   persons,  three of them   ladies,   and.   by tho  way, none of the trio,   thnt we   are  aware   of,     identified     with     tho  woman nufirage association Creston  one time boasted.  The point we wish to make,  however, does not concern tho  speaker's ability nor the subject ho  was disciiHsing altogether, but has  to do with the impression Mr.  Dul-Miii might carry nway of the  place, and pass on lo enquirers iih  opportunity ntighl.  ull'ord.  In his particular osvne, eovering  i he lour weHtci-n provinces and  coming in close contact with all  i-hiHM-H, it iH hard lo ci'timato jiiHt.  how fur his good oIJicch will work  out lo the Valley's advantage  .iii'i .';';' ' !:!"' hi'T! I"0 i.i'oi'viin������- j'|ji"  wh ������ coni'-M nloug in n similar  j'ji|>u<-ity.  Thh-, ni ciiim'hi-,   in looking nt.  the  .���������������������������.tt, .-     ....,���������������������.     .,���������������     Ij.mi      tVom     thu  themselves in the preparation of a  few memorials affecting this part  of the province to be presented in  due form to Mr. Bowser for his  and his colleagues, in cabinet  council assembled, consideration.  For instance, there's the matter  of the suggested ne w high school.  If the letter and spirit of the  Education Act is to be lived up to  goodbye h.s.*, but if the previous  policy of special consideration in  exceptional and meritorious cases  still prevails we believe a good and  sufficient case can be made out to  secure the higher seat of learning  at nominal additional expense to  the ratepayers.  Then, there's the matter of  reclamation. We believe the board  of trade is still in debt for the  expenses of one or more delegates  to Victoria two or three years ago  to beard the lion in his den, as is  were, to get some action in this  matter���������and its urgency is as  pressing to day as it was then.  Undoubtedly,   too,    the  farmers  institute or fruitgrowers have some  matters they would   like   to  bring  directly  to the premier's attention.  The erecting of the Valley, or  the  necessary    portion    of  it,   into   an  organized    municipolity   might  be  broached.    The fellows who roundly   cussed   the    waterworks     last  winter could   air  their grievances,  and the mere detail   of  giving   us  another .T.P. so as to rendor workable our small debts court might be  discreetly   presented,   and   various  other major ami   minor matters���������  notably the non-workability of our  cattle pound law.  These sort of heart to heart talks  will do more in an hour or two to  give the premier an insight into  the government-remedial ills the  Valley is suffering from (or imagines  it is) than all the resolutions a  political association could pass in a  month of Sundays and, aftor all, it  is this unprejudiced statement of  tho case Mr. Bowser is niter- this  trip particularly.  Creston    -    -    British Columbia  erctaant  lands for soldiers returned from the  war it was unfortunate our present  representatives,   -J.   H.   Sob/field,  M.P.P., would not have us for constituents next election, and that in  our new electoral  nonie tiie sitting  member would not seek re-election,  leaving  us  without  an   interested  party to put forward the Kootenay  flats   reclamation   scheme at  this  time when   the   proposition  fitted  so   thoroughly   inio    the    eternal  fitness   of    things    political   and  economic.  The editorial evidently struck  homo to Mr. Schofield for on Saturday the Nelson News carries a  despatch from Victoria, dated May  5th, announcing that  James H. Schofield, member for  Ymir riding, is endeavoring to get  through an amendment to the soldiers'  land bill which would open the way  for the reclamation of the Kootenay  flats.  Mr. Schotield's proposal is that a  clause should be inserted in the act  which would give the government the  power to devote money to the reclamation of lands owned by the  province.  This would enable the government  to expend money upon reclaiming the  flats in the Croston district. In this  tract are -10,000 acres (if land sufficient  to accommodate the families of 2,000  soldiers.  Several members of the house, notably IJ. E. Forstcr (Columbia) have  suggested that the government should  take power to purchase land for soldiers near the centres of settlement,  the money for such, purposes to como  from the proceeds of the sale of part of  the. partly purchased lands which will  revert to tho government from speculators. Mr. Schofield's proposal is right-  in lino with this idea and while it  would not bind the government to the  expenditure of money at a time before  any money in available under the act.  it would open the way for carrying  out the Kootenay river reclamation  scheme, settling soldiors on the reclaimed farms and bringing to Kootenay and Boundary a large number of  now settlers. Mr. Schofield is now  taking the matter up with the  government.  There is absolutely no gainsaying  the statement that in all B.C. thero  is not another district that can  offer the agricultural attraotivoness  that would accrue to tho Valley  wore these flats made available for  cultivation and under all the favorable circumstances \\m\> call for  their reclamation, including a  sharing up of tho cost by tho state  of Idaho, it is to be hoped Mr.  Schofield will havo such local cooperation an may be possible under  tho circumstances and that ho will  plead hie "ic-e i-'itb the '/mil of a  man wooing a widow, a task in  rendered   recently j w|li(;),    yo���������      ���������,ui,m-,   uVerdo    tho  thing     mo we nro lold.  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  Lime-Sulphur Spray  Editor Review:  The following formula and instructions have proven valuable to those  growers who are preparing the lime-  sulphur solution at home, and I submit this for your consideration.  J. E. Johnson,  Asst. Horticulturist.  Shouting Pnys  ('onfinuing further these observations on tho advisability of cultivating every possible avenue of  favorable publicity Till'. Ill'VU'W  ������.���������������������,nlil very modcMtly fhcavv on the  "very") cull nl ten! inn to a noteworthy service rendered  by this paper.  In one imam of Ai������ril 2fttb,   in tha  iMliiini.il    ''\lii.min"   ( Sooil   Thiiuj-H "  ��������� li  nun    Iiiwiii.iim   11..11    .......   ,-,  !,���������  .1!   ;   ;;__'   ; j- i;,.������ ���������i.,...,.   ;.-   ..i   i ���������  ��������� me olhei connidiiiil ion.     If visitors j we pointed  out flint in   view of the I ,,U(|4|  jj<;2|,(KKl to the Pa riotie  Kami  of   thi.-:    'ior!   nr������-   lo   tret   no   more ' government's intent ion  to   provide i $17, KIWI <nme from smelter employees   TIiIm process, however, in likely to lone  Homemade Lime-Sulphur (eoneeutrate  50 lbs. best stone lime  100 lbs. sulphur (flour pr flowers)  40-45 gals water, at tiuish.  Put 8 gallons of water in kettle, and  start fire, place lime in kettle. After  slaking is well started, add the dry  sulphur and mix thoroughly, adding  enough water to maintain a thin paste,  which requires about 5 gallons. After  the slaking and mixing is completed,  add water to the height of 40 gallons  on the measuring stick, bring to a boil  and stir until the sulphury scum  practically disappears. Then add  water (preferably, but not necessarily,  hot) to the 55 gallon height, and boil  to 45 gallons. The material should be  kept well stirred, especially during the  early stages of the process, and uny  lumps of sulphur or lime should be  thoroughlv broken un.  O ������- j*.  The   total   time   of   actual   boliing  should be about one hour,   though a  ten-minute variation either way is not  objectionable providing the sulphur is  evidently dissolved.   The fact is best  determined   by  dipping  and   slowly  pouring   some of the material.    The  amounts of water indicated above are  ample for one hour's  fairly   vigorous  boiling, with the (hushing volumes as  indicated.    If it is   not at a   desired  height at the close, it may he made so  by mon* water or more  boiling,  and  either the amount of water in   tho  second addition or the vigor of boiling  can be so modified in later trials as to  enable tho total to be brought to  the  desired height approximately at the  end of thu hour.  The finished product may be immediately poured or strained into a  barrel or settling tank or into the  spray tank. The straining is merely a  safeguard to prevent any possible  clogging because of imperfect materials or failure to break lumps in the  sulphur. When properly made the  amount of sediment left io the strainer is insignificant, being less than one  percent., and may be thrown away.  To avoid any considerable hiss of  materials, however, the sediment in  the Htraincr can be washed with part  of tho water used in making the next  Int., Jillilply tioiil'iiiii- I llu wiituf tllrnilidt  the strainer into the kettle, and nny  lump* of Mil|>hur dirM-.oVf.ivd in,.> In-  broken up and used again.  If   the  straining  In  not  duiic,   the  ���������������������������������    ������ ���������   ��������� ��������� ������������������������������������'        I.,.    .,..i    :..,...    ...       ������ ��������� ��������������� i ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  .    .1 ������ ll.i.v  I .Mil'   .!!���������   Ill lli'l      .1(1.1     ��������� )>,.      ..),..,,.  liquid drawn   off   later   its    required.  efficient liquids in the sludge, as well  as the fine sludge itself, which may he  of value in several ways, and is of no  apparent hindrance in the spraying.  The crust which forms on the finished material is prevented by immediately covering the solution with a layer  of oil about an eight of an inch thick,  and avoiding unnecessary exposure to  air in lhe transfer from kettle to  storage tank. An ordinary paraffine  oil was very satisfactory in om- work,  but there is no reason we believe that  any other oil, not injurious to trees  nor likely to take fire at boiling temperatures, may be used with equal  success,  The crust may also be prevented by  immediate storage in tight, closed  vessels, filling them completely. But  partially filled vessels are likely to  develop some crust upon continual  exposure.  Lime of good quality should be  used for making the home-made concentrate. Beach ville Mme (0.6 per  cent impurity) is of ideal quality and  any lime with not more than 10 per  cent impurity would be suitable, such  as Ottawa, Coboeonk, Trenton, Ain-  herstburg, Oaledon, etc.  Freshly burnt lime should also be  used, because air-slaked lime combines  with sulphur very slowly. The latter  is very good for making the ordinary  home-boiled wash where the amount  of lime used is usually greater than  the amount of sulphur, bnt for the  manufacture of the concentrate it is  wholly unsuitable.  if all the It)io taxes are paid in full  and the income from other sources up  to the estimates Vernon city treasurer  will handle $181,180 this year.  NOTfOG  I, Guy Constable, heretofore called  and known by the name of Guy Lowenberg of Creston in tho Province of  British Columbia, Broker, son of the  late William J. Lowenberg, late, Vicar  of Bury, Lancashire, and Rector of  Penshavv, County Durham and great  nephew of the late Mar-giU'OtConHtahU*-  Dunning of Whttby, Yorkshire, England, hereby givo public notice that on  the 28th day of February, 1010, 1 formally and absolutely renounced, relinquished and abandoned the uso of my  said surname of Lowenberg, and then  assumed and adopted ami then determined to accept thenceforth on all  occasions whatsoever to use and sub-  nrvibe the name of f?uy Comitahh-  instead of the said name of Guy Low-  ehliuig.  And I further give notic* that by  deed poll dated the 28l,li day of February, 101(1, duly executed and attested  and registered in the Province of British ('ohuubin.andatLondon, England.  1 formally and absolutely renounced  aud abandoned the i.aid surname of  Lowenberg mid declared that I had  .������iiMMt*M'il itiv"* adopted |i^d hde������������,ded  thenceforth upon all occasion whatsoever to 'hc mid Hiibseribe the room*  of Guy <Vm:ifi-h*!c Instead of (luy Low-  onhcrgand so im fo he at all times  thereafter called and known and de-  ..<���������<���������Slw.it tnv \)u* iimi������i������������ ot (lov f\i������u<i <iU1ij  exclusively.  I'MwIiJiiH ������.,���������������.������������ day oi Ainu, /V.������>.  1010.  (lUY<X>KHTAftLK  t'XiSfc1  ^',.;,A'm,H.,,M.u-.������t*i<.x������~**i&.ull.i'?:, '���������������������������;::-  iillillllllMIIMIIIJIIll|IJIIMIIiailJMIW'MMI)IIPJIU*^llllMliaillW*i  *m*mmmmtiimmm***wm  mut  m  mm  WxMmmmum  mmmkmiUammi.  MM>BmwmmtommHmmmm\m\mmmmmmiwm,������it,.t*' THi������   CRESTOIN   REVIEW  nmo  mmgl .  j. adlard Painting!  fig!  CRESTON  Hardy, northern-grown "stock  * of the following varieties :|  Senator Dunlap, Parson's Beauty  Glen Mary and Magoon  100 Plants, postpaid, $1.50  "1,000 Plants, f.o.b. here, $6.50  Gold Coin Seed Potatoes  SELECTED STOCK  $1.50 per lOO pounds  During  Monrad Wigen  Wynndel, B.C*  GET  YOUK  Plumbing, Tinning anu  General Repair Wort  Done  by  W. B. Embree  The satisfftotioD of work  Av������������n clone  in :ers lo-rr aftf-.r the prion ip forcotfen  Beyond a few cases of chickenpox  Fernie had no infectious deseases during March and April.  Every Fernie dairy supplied its customers with milk much better than  required by law during April.  To encourage the re-opening of the  steam laundry Trail council will give  it water free for three months.  The military training camp at  Vernon is to open in June. 7,000 men  are expected to be under canvas.  Instead of impounding the canines  at Kaslo dog owners who neglect to  pay the dog tax  will be prosecuted.  Grand Forks' 358 school pupils contributed a little better than 2f cents  per head to the Patriotic Fund in  April.  Trail has now a building inspector  froua whom all those erecting or repairing buildings must secure a  pernait.  At Cranbrook the police chief has  issued summonses on several citizens  who haye neglected to pay their dog  licenses.  A test of the fire drill at Cranbrook  school last week showed all of the 400  pupils out of the building in less than  40 seconds.  At last Sunday evening's concert to  raise fends for the 225th recruits' recreation room at Fernie nearly $200  was raised.  The "Western Cannery Company's  plants at Kelowna and Penticton ��������� will  in all probability be put in operation  this season.  For its hotels, dining cars and lake  steamers the C.P.R. last year spent  almost $50,000 on Okanagan fruit and  vegetables.  V\*M%* Of  DBA.I/ER IN  High class Boots and Shoes  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Speciatly  There is some talk of a flouring mill  built* at Grand Forks, That  town is reaching out for many kinds  of industries.  John PJasko, a Cranbrook Galician  has gone crazy because he is unable to  send money to his wife and family in  the old land.  Employees at Trail smelter are ask-  ingfor a raise in pay of 50 cents per  day. The company is willing to grant  25 cents extra.  April Cranbrook collected  $114 of dog taxes.  April customs collections at Grand  Forks were oyer $10,000.  8,000 feet of water mains will be put  down in East Trail this year.  Kaslo and Grand Forks will both  have 24th of May celebrations.  The ice has hardly started to disappear from Trout Lake last week.  In the past four months Nelson has  contributed $900 for Belgian relief.  About fifty per cent, of the Oddfellows of the Pass are now in khaki.  Vernon has $113,009 of taxes in  arrears.    $82,000 of these are for 1915.  Vernon trustees set out 200 shade  trees on the school grounds there last  week.  Returned-from-the-front soldiers are  allowed to ride free on Nelson street  cars.  There are 98 telephones in Greenwood; 83 in Phoenix, and 230 in Grand  Forks.  25 new telephones haye been contracted for at Trail, to be installed this  month.  75 automobiles are owned by residents of Phoenix and surrounding  country.  Biairmore will require $6,500 of the  ratepayers' money for school purposes  this year.  Shipments of lead and zinc concentrates from Silverton average 275 tons  .daily at present,  Some Fernie citizens favor nsing the  town-owned idle laundry building for  high school purposes.  During the past three months Nelson has put in 24 more telephones.  That city now has 592.  The employees at Trail smelter received a raise in pay of 25 cents a day,  to commence May 1st.  eight  Boar for Service  Registered Large English Berkshire Boar. Creston Boy, for service.  Fee $3. STOCKS & JACKSON,  Mountain View Ranch.  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  iu Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North-  West Territory aiul in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may he  loused for in. term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,500 acres will be leased to  one applicant.  Application foi a loaso must ho made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Suh-Agent of the district in which  lhe rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed! territory the land must  bo described by sections, or legal sub������  divisions oj sections, and in unsurvey������  i-d territory the tract applied for shall  be staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application must ho accompanied by a fee of $5 which will he ro-  lunded if the rights applied for arc not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty  nliall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rate of five cento  ner ton.  The person operating lho mino .shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, sucn  icturnn should be furnished at leant,  once a year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, hut the Icmhcc may be permitted to purchase whateyer available  Kin-race rights may be necessary ior i,'no  working of the mine at the rate of $1(1-  nn novo.  For full information applieatiou  should be mftde to the Reeretary of tlu*  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or   to   any   UKcm    or   >">-������it-A^tm  months the cre������amery at  Salmon Arm made 28,000 pounds of  butter. It costs $140 a month to operate the creamery.  Prior to leaving Trail, Rev. G. A.  HacknCy, for five years Presbyterian  pastor there, was given $100 in gold  by his congregation.  Kaslo Creek is now. reported to be  as high as its last year's maximum.  It has a considerable rise ahead of  it   before   reaching   the high   water  stage.  "Rev. Mr. Stevens, Cranbrook's free  lance parson, is leaving for Poplar  Point, Man., where he has been accepted as pastor of the Presbyterian  Church.  Caterpillar tractors will bo used to  transport ore from the Hudson Bay  ainc mines, near Sahno, B.C.. to the  shipping bins at the latter place, about  seven miles.  Enterprise: People are rnoying into Biairmore at the rate of a family a  day, and it is estimated that the child  population of school ages has increased  forty in a week.  Kaslo City Council has donated  $100 towards the support of the  Methodist mission yacht "lywill."  The yacht in used as a misftionary boat  on Kootenay Luke.  According to Mr. Holmgren the  nnow nt, the high altitudes is of greater  depth than usual, and is, in fact, as  deep as three years ago, when a record  for recent years was established.  At Kaslo luBt week it was necesnary  to have a visit from representatives of  Kootenay Presbytery to adjust some  differenees of opinion an to church  union between jik-'ijIh-o <n .'H. Andrews Church and their pastor.  Free Press: Bnn MeNcish and .lack  Hart met with their cars in a head-on  collision on a curve between Pernio  and Morrissey on Tuesday of this  week. Neither of the drivers were  injured but .Tnek'H cur will be confined  t;>  '.'.*,!��������� i'.OV.pjt."'',! fo*' fill!!'1 I i������li������' Iii f'OlIM'.  Kaslo city council has just voted its  annual grant of $200 to the Royal  Victoria hospital there.  The Co-Operative Growers of Penticton has just ordered a carload of  power spray machines.  John Buckna, a TVail poultryman,  reports the arrival of a chick with  four legs and four .wings.  The Riyerview Creamery at Ferry,  Wash., is making preparations to  move its plant to Midway.  For beating a $28 board bill Emil  Nelson of Rossland was fined the price  of his board and $11 costs.  Kaslo poultry keepers are having  poor luck with their under-the-hen  chicken hatching this spring.  at-mii  VV.  W. CORY, Deputy Minister of  the Interior.  N.H.    UiiauMioifmlputilivattonof th  advertisement will not be paid for.  Pernio Free Prens: Nelson nnd district, in the paat live niontb-', bus raised the sum of $IV200 for patriotic purposes. Tn the same time Fernie district raised fylU.OOO. Tlio louiluiiimnii,  mined Vo (pile oy Hie int-ai pui.i iu, ii.  committee tofah* over $10,000. The  collections at present nro averaging  H.2,000 per month.  m  *4Biioe Siding  Andy Miller went on duty as fire  warden on Thursday last, covering  the same beat as last year.  M. S. Middleton, the provincial  horticulturist from Nelson, was here  on Friday inspecting somo of the local  orchards.  The area sown to clover in the Alice  Siding section is considerably larger  than last year. On the Swanson  Ranch between 40 and 50 acres arc being sown to clover at present.  A number of the local cattle owners  woro busy on Tuesday brushing out a  trail beyond the old Sulllivan camp so  that the stock coming off the flats  could got at somo pasture land a couple  of miles oast of the camp.  Mrs. Long at Douglas Villa is claiming a somewhat unique performance  by one of hor clucking hens. Out of a  setting of 15 eggs she got nary .a chicken, and to complete tho performance  tho old hen cat everyone of the eggs  before quitting tho job.  The ladies ave reminded of the big  mooting of the Soldiers Ladles' Aid at  Wynndel school on Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Mesdames Duncan  and Bathio, the hostesses, have all  preparations made to take care of n  large ct.Uipnny of visitors.  Mrs. May and Mca;w. T. and V,  Bntteillold of Wynndel wero .Sunday  visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Pcnse. Tho  onge predicts that if tho season is  normal Wynndel'-i strawberry export  this year will easily reach a carload  per day at the top of tho season.  r.!������-.;..r.'.. Hprr.tl, Hen.d. Miiidiff.. n.wl  Carr had to man the lifeboat on Hut*  nrduy lo bring home it. bunch of about  fen calves that were stranded some  distance outon thu flats   owing to the  Wednesday-Afternoon Closing  Starts May 3rd,  Summer Hats  Our brand new stock of light-weight hats  has just been opened up, and we are safe in  saying Creston Valley people have never had a  better lot of Hats of this sort than are to be  seen at this store now.    We have them in  Crash, Linen and  the Pea Nut  in all sizes for Men, Ladies and  Children, and  the prices are as attractive as formerly.  See them this week, while all the lines are  complete and thus be sure of getting a good-  fitter.  They are just the thing for the hot weather  nuu at the price these  are marked you can  *���������*> ������"���������*. <***������������������  easily  afford to  discard last year's, worse-for-  wear lid.  rran  General Store  #���������%!#<������*  Phone 81  Creston  Creston  notel  The Leading  Hotel of the  j Fruit     Belt  Our   Guests  Call   <Again  Y  I  OU will make no mistake  when you get off the train  if you sign the register ai  the Creston Hotel. Travelling  men -will substantiate this. We  study the comfort oi our guests.  The rooms are well furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  Headquarters for Mining Men,  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  and Commercials.  ft  /. B* Moran  Prop,  wmemmttmwma  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  ���������������������������-��������� ���������-��������� ���������-������������������ -1 ���������   ���������  SIR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O., LL.D.. D.C.L., President  JOHN AIRD. General Manncer. H. V. F, JONES, Ass't General Manuger  CAPITAL, $15,000,000     RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000  FARMERS' BUSINESS  The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every  facility for the transaction of their banking business, including  the discount and collection of sales notes. Blank sales notes  ire supplied free of charge on application. S5i  0. G. BENNETT  Manager Creston Branch  tittljUM   I*  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables |  |  Shipment of McLauglin Sleighs and Cutters on Hand   ������  TEAM   SLEIGHS S  g      Harness, Single and Double nnd Supplies on Hand       jjj  Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness  $  Sleighs and Cutters  ���������' -,������������������������������������������������������      *.~      ..4XP���������,.t       ii...  ��������� ��������� -I  ' ��������� w  i-i'Mim-'nf the lot, fimilHhiiiK; about im  --xt-Kinf*-anil wt-t an afternoon an Iuih  b-M-n in tlit-Hii |mt-U* Jfoi- iionte I iuu-.  COAL FOR SALE J  W        ������ V   ������      >**���������������' ������       X*    w    ������    mmmt     mmm*     .      ���������mmJ w"    "������������ I     I j| " 7     * ? * * t **  #      bono 50 Hirdar Avimnn Box \i 9  ''^���������3^-"y^-"*y"'*T^^ V       j.  WOE BEYIEW, CBESTOtf, S. "a'  To Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound,  "Washington Park. 111.���������"I am tha  fiaother of four children and have suffered with female  trouble, backache,  nervous spells and  the blues. My children's loud talking  ^i^f^;i^^&g;vv,.........  CbJJlA     X\IXX. ������tX..J^      ..v^.^x  make me so nervous  I eould juat >-iear  every thing to pieces  and I would ache ail  over and feel so sick  that   I "would not]  A Strange Career  j Irish Born, He Fought the British Till  . the   Present   War  The London Standard publishes a  remarkable story scat by a correspondent "upon v.hu-.h rests the responsibility for its accuracy."'  On" Saturday tho French government announced the doath of Capt.  Jean Klcber. killed in circumstances  providing a iituin' end to a career full  of romance and trayody. His roal  name was known only to a small citvle  of friends. He was the son of a wealthy Belfast merchant and received a  good education, graduating with lienors at Trinity college, Dublin, and  studying in Germany, lie served some  years iu the Foreign Legion in North  Africa and was one oi die party accompanying Major March'ir?u on ;.ho  Fashoda  mission..  Tortures oi Rheumatism  to  A Marvel of Speed, an Unfailing  Cure for Old Chronic Cases  GET A TRIAL HOTTLI5  TO-DAY  j     With reliable oid  j rub out the pain et"  tiea,   Lumbago,     er  a v. ay so eonipleteU  new  all over.  lt   matter:;   net    hew    deeply  ihe pain is, er how Inn-.;- you IiaVe had  Nerviline  \oti can  Mieumatism. tt'-iu-! Hugh*.  Big Commonwealth Army  300,000    Australians    Will   be   Under  Arms   Next  June  One of the first official acts of the  new prime minister of Australia, Wm.  j\l.   lln$;hos,   has   been   an   announcement  that  a  fresh army  will  be  furnished hy the Commonwealth and that j  this   army   will   number    .r>0,0fJ0   men. i  "This   further contribution,"  said  Air. !  "will  brins? the total  number I  Neuralgia    rah  it  that   miii  feel like  it  ���������rabbin;.  .* ..���������  witii  tli<'  U111 <_*,' of  an  lini-  "   will   euro  you.  hiy.I-.lv    concentrated  nf men supplied by Australia by next  .June   to   rtoineihin-A'  like  :500,00'0   men.  lt  is to  be  understood  lhat the  priu-  itoil ; (.-ipio of voluntary enlistment is to  be  I adhered   to.     No    requests   had  been  J made   to   ihe   (.'ommonwealth   by   ihe  t imperial   goveinnic-nc   for   more   men.  Tho   offer   was   quite   spontaneous.   I  'On-,  -.._   .'ears     later   he   took   service  with  the  Boers and   went  ihroiiidi  ihe  whole   of   the   war,     -.ubsequently   es-  .    .  ,T   ; cup Luc   te   Fra:!.y,   af:':-r   ret'msint;   **>  J want anyone to talk    sm.reill[lir  llis   co-annaudo   mulor     tho  terms ot the  \*>u-eeui>riu.-?  Mvaty  to ma at times. Lydia E. Pinkham's  ."Vegetable Compound and Liver Fills restored me to health and I v/ant to thank  you for the good they have done tne. 1  Slave had quite a bit of trouble and  worry but it does not afi'eet ray youth������  ful looks. My friends say 'Why do you  look so young and well '��������� ' I owe it ail  to the Lydia E. Pinkham remedies.'**  ���������"Mrs. ROUT. Stopisjl. Moore Avenue,  "Washington Park, Iliiuois-  "We -wish every -woman who surfers  frc:n female troubles, nervousness,  backsche er the blues could see the letters written by women made weii by Lydia E. Pinkhaia's Vegetable Compound,  I? you have ar.y symptom, about which  you -would like to know write to the  Lydia E. Pinkhwn Medicine Co., Lynn,  Mass., for heipiul advice given free of  charge.  ������rse  meats  "Nervilin  I       Nervilin-e    is  j about, live iiiu'-s si roiii-.cr than the J -,iav0 not ti,e slightest doubt that tiie  | ordinary white ammonia liniment-- j necessary men will be forthcoming.  itlierei'ere it penetrans -imekly - sinks ; These will i'onn new units, and are iu-  I in deeply and ye is riiUit at the core j dependent of the quota ol* 9,500 a  I oi' the pain at once draws out the j month necessary for reinforcements.  ^ lainonos-s.   take:'   away   the   stifine>*s ��������� j      a. government appeal  will be  made  ea>es the joints that have hurt you so ��������� [0 everv man in Australia with.m the  lis   best   known     aehicve- ! mucu.  \oi\-vo  of   lord   Mo-!     Out comes tin  UUI.     liir  be i we en  emori-,'ent.  the     threat   of a.  i France led to h!.--  j derm an service.  j the present war '  j French  army.  military   ago group  based .on  the  re-  pain every time you ; (.ont  w'ar census���������that is?,  single men  en: iin- up et C.en.  Ua- I ������"-*l*. on Nerviline. which eontaias some j from is to 44 years.  tromber:- | of    the    most  valuable  pain-subduing j    K'.eber'"     re- t reiuodies known  to m-hmuv. Worth its | Fiendish  Schcme of Austrian  Airmen  I lan'dr~and"suro"'to\'-uri- ���������> ^'V."m A,��������� t I     A note has been issued by the mi liim   to !:uul '"ni'^'i" il'-s o!  armv. i constantly   ari.se  small   trial   size,  ;old  bv  every deal-  Two   of  meats  we  thune and  th  mere's  force  at   *  After  the   Boor  turnci'  belief  Germany   und   Britain   caused  seek service  with  the   Kaiser.. ...  His   offer     was  accepted  but   in   i?li | lam.ily   si  tue  w aire en-  t ivueii  ^eVs iet'  in   au   imminent   war  hiPulreiYuini'isTha* ; tar-v governor of Bologna, warning the  Cet     the   u*r,re  r>0c ' inhabitant a along the Adriatic    coast  ���������man auaek on  recirc-menr from tiie  Ou    the outbreak of  'Ku  rojoiuoe tue  liOlll  -oo.     Nerviline   is  er,  everywhere.  dropped  by  BABY'S  OWN TABLETS  GOOD AS GUARANTEED  Mrs. L. IsbeU. Kingston, One,,  writes: "I am using Baby's Own Tab-  lots and find them as good as advertised. Tliey are certainly a wonderful  reuieJy for little ones.-' Mrs. Isbeli's  ref'imony is like that of thousands of  other mothers. Once a mother has  \:.i-3d "Baby's Own Tablets she will use  nothing else for her little ones. The  Tablets are sold by medicine dealers  or by mail at 2"> cents a box from The  Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brock-  vine, Out.  Customer-  gone   up   so  O!  it'.  Rut  way  have   rabbits  They're   wild  against   infected   sweets  Austrian aviators.  lt was observed during the incursion of enemy aeroplanes at Ravenna  and (jodigoro on February 13 that  the   Austrian   aviators   dropped  little  one   up   so   m   eiue.      uio a    ivuui        tfJges    from   Lhe   ak      which   ctm.  ues.  areivt   tlu-y.'    Bo  you  ean t  say j uined sweo[y.  . s   the cost  o.:  keeping them: These   packages,     when     analyzed.  -sUopkeODcr���������No,   mum:     but     the    wer������j    found    to    contain millions of  truth is, since all tii  gone to the war. it tak  ridges to kill 'em.  best shots have  many cart  No Asthma Remedy Like It.���������Dr. .T.  D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy is distinctly different from other so-called  remedies.    Were this    not so it would  germs  of highly contagious  diseases.  SEND   FOR    *FRI-:E    BOOKLET   CON-  TAJNINft    KUIJ,    PARTICULARS   Ofi*4  Ol'R  TRl-'ATMBNT.  Nature's Creation Company  of Canada, Limited  Room 1-! Cosgrave Illdir.. 163 Yonae'Strcet  Toronto     -     Canada  Extract  From a Letter of a Canadian  Soldier  in   France  To   Mrs.   It.   D.   Bambrick,  The   Rectory,   Yarmouth,   N.S.  Death   Mother,--Am    keeping  well,  ��������� , have   good   food   and   well   protected  not havo commued its great work of | from tlle weaiiler. but have some diffi-  :uesls   from  any patriotic  SPAVIN CURE  hc.3 saved a -Treat manrlioists���������"tia-s n-.u thc-ss  bai-lc to worlc, even after they iiavo b^r-a  Riven up.   Over 3-j years of success have  Tir<}Yed its va'n:e.  Mr. Geo.R.StcaleofGardirtP'i;.-.,   *���������  Alta.. ���������wrirs5:    "I have u-,ed \ our  SPAVIN CURE, and t'ouai is  saiisliotory and ai! it is  represented to be",  tTet KenJ.i!i*> Spa via Curs a  any drc^snCs. * Price $t. a  Kittle. 6 bv.-tt!es for $.;.   "A  Trciiisc on ths H.irse",  fref   t druggists or from  D������������s B. J. Kendall Co.  Enosburo Falls.Vt., U.S.A.  SSSS*-^S2  Jabbers���������I tell you, old man, it's a  terrible thing when-your wife quarrels  with her mother and the old lady lives  with you.    "Which siilo Jo you. tako?  Havers���������Neither. I preserve an  alarmed  neutrality.  relief until known from ocean to ocean !caity  keepin������-   uninvited  for its wonderful value. Kellogg'ss, the j visiting m*  ^llave vou  foremost and best of all asthma remo- > druggists  that  would  give something  dies, stands upon a reputation founded j for a glft overseas? If so. do you know  j something   thut   is   good     for   every-  I thing?    1  do���������Old Minard's Liniment.  ��������� Trv and send ni0 some.  j     Your affectionate, son, Rob.  \ Manufactured  by the  i Minard's Liniment Co.. Yarmouth, N.S.  Corns     and  warts   disappear   when  ; treated   with   Holloway's   Corn   Cure  .���������ithout leaving a scar.  . in   the   hearts of thousands who have  known its benefit.  The world is going to the yeiperr,;  canons have given place to cannons;  the mitre to nitre, and Saint Peter to  \ saltpeter.���������Yale Record.  Doctor (to Mrs. Perkins, whose husband is ill)���������Has he had aii3* luciti intervals?  Mrs. Perkins (with dignity���������'E's 'ad  S nothing except what you ordered, doctor.  1JL.       jf* ��������� ^.m   _  B.C. Potatoes  British Columbia potatoes have  found ready sale in the Antipodes this  year, and now there has arisen a demand for them in Ontario. The city  of London, Ontario, consumes between  four aud live carloads of the tubers  every wool.*, :ind the loral supply has  been   exhausted.���������Victoria   Colonist.  A decree lately issued by Pope  i Benedict provides that priests in all  ! countries, at Sunday mass, after  ��������� readins the Evangel in Latin shall  repeat it in the language of their hearers. This step is regarded as one of  the greatest concessions to modernism  made by the Vatican.  Minard'  Etc.  Liniment     Cures   Burne,  "Now, Johnny," asked the gentleman  who had consented to take the class,  "what does this fascinating story of  Jonah and the whale teach us?"  "it teaches us," said Johnny, whose  father reads practical articles on practical people, "that you cannot keep a  good man down."     ;  11.   vsciiiic;   xv    inac  A cockney angler, thinkiug his Highland boatman was not treating him  \yitli respect due to his station, expostulated thus:  "Look, here, my good man, you  don't seem to grasp who I am. Do you  know that my family has been entitled to bear arms for the last 200  years?"  "Hoot! That's naething," was the  reply. "My ancestors have heen  titled to bare legs for the last 2,000  years."  THE&APIOP! SSfu^sa  great success, cures chro������icweaknbss.i.*03t vigor  ft vim kidnev. bladder. diseases. blood poison,  piles eithea no. druggists or mail si. post 4 cts.  jolgera co. s8. beekman st. new yorkorlyman 8r09  ioronto write for free book to dr. lb cl8ko  Med Co Havskstocp.Rd.Hamfstead. London. Bmo.  ?bv new dragee itastef.ess>formof  easy to takb  THERAPION assfto...  SSS THAT TRACE MARKED WORD "THERArlON 18 OH  RAIT GOVT STAWJ* x?r\x\z TO at,I GENUINBFACK������*?-&  ��������� The  Great   English   Remedy.  ^ _^������ Tones and iaviiroratca tho whola  nervou-jsystemTcaakea new Blood  ��������� ..... ,, in old Veins, Cures ATcrvorta  IJeoihttj. Mental end Brain Worry, Despondency, Loss: of Kncrov, Palpitation cf iha  Heart-, trailing JMesnomi. Price SI t>������r lynx, 512  for So. One wf 11 please, eix will cure". * Sold by all  druggists or mailed ia plain pkg. on receipt ot  Rflcs. KeWffn-iiipMetmailed,free. TriE Vtr'GGB  9EU2CEME C������.���������T0B0KT0,03T. (feraialj VYlaS-wJ  "I want to lie excused,'* said the  worried-looking juryman, addressing  the judge. "I owe a man five dollars  that I borrowed, and, as he is leaving  town for some years, I want to catch  him before he gets to the train and  pay him the money."  "Yoa are excused," replied the  judge, in icy tones, "I don't want anybody on the jury who can lie like  that."  Nova Scotia Man  Has Good News!  FINDS   IN   DODD'S   KIDNEY   PILLS  A CURE  FOR HIS RHEUMATISM  States Out of His Own Expsrience  That Dodd'a Kidney Pills Are a Sure  Relief From Pain.  Greenfield, Queen'? Co., N.S.��������� (.Spec-  iai". - "To anyone who suffers (min  rheumatism 1 say: 'Take Dodd's Kidney Pills,' They will ho sure to give  you a re!e:i>o from pain." This is t)*,e  message of Cornelius llirile, a well  known l'anuM* living near here Mr.  Hirih.' suffered from rlKMiiuaiism for  fo:::- year;- ami found a cure iu l������oihi's  Kidney Pilis.  "I was iu had shape for four yours,"  Mr. liirth- "-'.''vs in giving his (>.v*i������ri-  i;t;<:e. "My buck and hips troubled mc-  so much that I was not able to do  much without, suffering. I a!.*o had  .s'ii'fnf-s:' iu tiie joints, my muscle;*  <. j".in:l"'.''l and I fell heavy and ������������������.l'-opy  after ni'���������������������������������.Ic. I had a hill'-r last-- :lt  in.. ii!ii!i!.!i, especially in ilie morn-  \'i\:' My appciitc was 111 ful aiul I  w.i- ol'l'.'U diz/y,  "I .--ujTi-i'.mI from :-hoi't.ui-.-'!- oC  t.'. .:i:!:. I v.'ic.i ut'ieii (]\v:,:y and I was  tl��������� -r>**'-.-.������������������-1  and  low  .spirited.  ' I look !-i\- ho:;*-:' of Dodd':* Kidney  l':l - and tiny did me mo much i-;ood  i1,;.' | aui I'l'cominondin;-, i.licm lo all  They are hot leu- than any  Catching Flies by Eiectricty  A.  new  device for catching llie-s  is  being   added   to   the   equipment   of   a  number  of  hotels   in   preparation   for  the summer teason. It consists of an  electric  motor, which draws the flies  up liy a strong current to a pipe. Jdo-  lasses or moistened sugar is smeared  on the edges to draw them to the vicinity.     As   the   liies   alight   upon   the  pipe, a strong suction sei/.es them and  quickly drops them info a steel cage  iu the bottom of the pipe.   This machine   has   demonstrated   an   ability  to  capture over a  hundred  flies  a  mi-n-  ute.    It will clear a fly infested roo'm.  iu a few minutes and  can  be  oasijy  carried from ono room to another and-  operated from the pluy supplying the  current for electric light.  m>   I'rli nd  docii.r  Kv. ry  .1  wa  'l'ii  on.- nf M r.  I lli'l'iV!- .'���������yiiiptoim  ympioni   ol      Kidney   dl.-'i.'a.-'.o  hy  Dodd's  I.' i.!ii��������� ��������� >   I1  ills cur.  A i'1'ii o.ili' in (he London '.'oo!u::.-  f'nl '.iir-dcn:: Iiai; died ol' I iili"i'ciilu,;i;';  1 I.:���������   ���������   c:f ������������������  kjnj','. n   I o  ;u iciicc  GranuJoiJciiLJ ILyelUh^  i'.yttx  ir-tlamcd hy expo  Feutc tu Siai, Uij'jJ.iuiI Wiiui  x* f tfify. (<**  ������������iiickly it!ii*v-*d hy Kurlno   ������"    , v       '^mtf^ 'i-.,ji,"   , - t     ��������� *���������������  *f J������n>t   Kyc   Comiotl,     /\������  V'u.ir Dnn't'lti'; r,0(- |ifi Houlc  Meirin*-l>e  ~ " "   * "r ' f '' .  t O, t*0[i������i������i������ Ixit. x.ji.. t\.i.,f..x,  Vtinmini. oi Mnririefl!it'aeiftedy<;u.,Cliic*i(io  The Beauty of a Clear Skin.���������The  condition of the liver regulates the  condition of tho blood. A disordered  liver -cause:' impurities in the blood  and ihcse -show thoii'iPi'-lves lit blom-  hdies on the skin. 1-armelee's Yoge-  table Pills in noting upon the liver  net upon Ihn blond and a clear,  In-all hy skin will follow intolliRont uso  of this standard medicine. Ladles, who  will fully appt'Rciale this prime qualify of those pllh', can use thorn with  tiie certainly that the effect will bo  mon i.  k ratify ing.  Minard's Liniment  Relieves Neural-  Flow cm for Children  Ldiieatotr. are appreciating the re-  (lning inHucnco of flowers on children. More nnd moro, tho schools are  faking tip school gardening; civic  commit t ���������*������������������.��������� in-" frying In get tho cooperation of the children I'or a city  beautiful. If children arc* allowed lo  help lu the homo garden, thoy will  not   only   Imlp   make,   but   help   keep  j    Lou'i.;   "nl-aij'.'jfi'k  Chlldron i-.hould be ^ivon flowers  that ;ii" .sure. to bn a iiuccc;;::, lojit  they gel. discouraged with frequent  disiappoiiiim-.'!ii!*. only grown-up?!  Know lhut fo have a garden lr* to wage  coiit'taiit war against, ciu.wonna and  hug",   and   litHcei-.     Lot   llu-   children  hi-vi!   easily     crown     (bin,".:; nastiii'-  liuma, curu lloucra, Caliiornla pop-  |,h>f,     four o'clock'!,     lurk'iipur,   uvvoct  ,1 ,.\ n.icilil,    i .jild.V i 111 . ,        . f I in i) .,.���������,       ..llii-  op'-.i'i, vai'l'tie--, with a loir: hbml'iiiir.?  |,< j .on , .<."i i' t Ik' .u i ..I 1.1.c !i,i,,.i.)  to unit, liieinsi-lve:; One plant Ol eiicli  find i-j onlv dhuipiiiiinl ine,; ;-.ive 1 loin  a   r.af i".l'ying     qui.r.'. by ���������   lhe     eosi   la  ,     i������|,ill,     .11..|      J.IJ. I.      t.,.,.|      ,,.K.������V,  v&  Strengthen, Build up, and Nourish the Children, and you arc conferring  incalculable benefits on the country. You are also ensuring the physical  well-being and success of future breadwinners and mothers.  Dr. CassoH's Tablets, .whose success in Canada has been both immediate  and striking, owes its popularity in great part to its safety and unquestionable,  medicinal activity.     It is now  doing   more  for  the  little  ones  of three  continents than many mothers realise.  A powerfully nutritive food-medicine which can be given to the youngest  infant, Dr. Cassell's Tablets feed the entire system, vitalise the nerves, and  create healthy ���������.flesh, blood, and muscle m a manner truly remarkable.  '1*1 il ������1 "I ������ -.������ -1    mm. mm*^  Fag, Headache, Palpitation, Wasting Diseases, Vital Exhaustion, Loss of  Flesh, and Premature Decay. Specially valuable ior Nursing Mothers and  during the Critical Periods of Life.  lVutf������i.;l-, ruul Dealers thioughout Canada, '���������.ell Dr. Cassell's "J'iiblels. II r.ol procurable in  your city scud to the sole agents, Harold F. Ritchie Si Co., Ltd., 10, McCaul Street, Toronto,  who will s������e that you got thorn. One tube 50 cents, six tubes for the price of five. War Tax,  2 cent!", per tuba extra.  J'roprittorj:  Car..i.lVa  r.W >is������r nv,.* *jU *~*.*'- fk.1 ij*'*'/^  .'���������*''���������-"���������������'. .'���������'.'., i'u Umu'i.1 !���������'. iiiWiiV jS Cl, T-.it;  10, MiC.mi :;trtj* T������*tmip, trnd met*i*ffiu  atxmfiU v���������n t>> mal 1*4 j.km fr.*i (if i hMp*.  W  'S*''fj'j.i  VfW#k  ������****m**rmm h 'm mimmmXmm*tmmmm*mmym*W^mm%*i  ttiiBMfij^^  J*U  mSSmmmi  J^j^WAjW^Wfi^flg asm  m^xWmimmffimisp  y?L  Wxxfu Jtixii Vi-ai* vvft **s������Ui*&x\j>rxt, jo* CL  3 JMt.hU  f kiivua m m*  FAR EASTERN THEATRE OF  NOW   PLAYING   GAME  OF  WORRYING THE   TURK  Hunt for Pirate's Treasure  Ill-gotten Loot  Some  of  the  Hardest Fighting in the War Has Occurred in the  Far East; Wrhere Russian Troops Have Been Doing  Good Work in Keeping Turks Engaged  The Caucasus theatre, while it has  eeeu some of the hardest fighting of  the war, has remained one of the least  ���������understood. Geographically it has  seemed remote from all the other  zones of major operations���������aiore in  the nature of a little war by itself. The  average layman when asked to locate  the region places it raiher indefinitely  "'somewhere in Western Asia."  The Caucasus for a great many  years has been Russia's outpost from  ���������which gradually she has extended her  Influence over Northern Persia and the  potentially wealthy area of Eastern  Asia "Minor. The lofty mountains, on  the other hand, have been Turkey's  "bulwark against encroaching Muscovites, held with desperation against an  ever-increasing pressure from the  sorth.  The first effort of the Ottoman  army when it was projected into the  ;war was directed through the Caucasus against Russia. A force based  on the fortified city of Erzerum sought  to clear the frontier and capture Kars,  the metropolis of the Russian coasted  district. The column penetrated to  the very outskirts of Kars, and for a  few days there were rumors of its  capture, but the Russians succeeded  In the end in not only retaining it but  driving back the Turks to the frontier  and beyond.  AH of the first  winter of the war  fighting of the utmost severity occurred   in   the  mountains,      where   . the  armies surged back and forth in snow-  that at times reached a depth of 20  feet.    At least 200,000 men were engaged  in a series  of desperate  conflicts that lasted until early in April,  when    the Turks,    with the battle a  .  stalemate,  withdrew  a  good  part  of  their forces to meet the Anglo-French  demonstration    against    the    Dardanelles.   The German and Austrian offensive, which  was  organized at the  same time and began May 1st with the  battle of Donajec, at the same time  saved the situation for the Turks by  compelling the Russians to end their  activities in the Caucasus and concentrate every available man and gun in  Galicia just at a time when the weakening of the Turkish front might have  permitted   a   decisive   victory.     The  conditions of the great war as a whole  have prevented until recently the resumption of the  campaign with  anything   like   adequate     numbers     and  equipment.  Simultaneously- with the beginning  of the drive on the Arasa the Russians opened an active campaign on  the southern shores of Lake Van and  increased their activity in Persia.  Perhaps no better illustration of the  spirit of co-operation that actuates  The allied war offices can be found  tl-an this widespread attack on the  Turks. It will be noted that the re-  suinption of Russian activity against  the Porte came just at the time when  the Anglo-French pressure at the  Dardanelles was withdrawn. Far  from having- an opportunity for rest  and ���������recuperation after the struggle  on Gallipoli the Ottoman army was  forced almost over night to prepare  to meet a strong and determined offensive on its opposite frontier and  over a front, including three active  ' zones, of more than three hundred  miles. This was Russia's contribution to the game of "worrying tho  Turk."  x -ugj-uxiir  r SuLfpGJ  mjjpu-rt Required  Importance of Independent Educational Work in Protecting Wild  Life  There is no dearth, in Canada of governmental agencies actively engaged  in conserving bird ami animal life.  While the work is mainly in the hands  of the provinces, several branches of,  the federal government are-also rendering invaluable service. Unfortunately, popular support of official nieas-  sures, which is the most potent single  factor in insuring their success, is  very much lacking. The most serious obstacles and difficulties arise  from the lack of strong unofficial societies  to  carry on independent work.  The great advance of wild life protection in the United Slates, in recent  years, is due largely to the efforts of  such  bodies  as the  American    Game  Protective   and   Propagation   association, the National Association of Audubon     Societies, the Camp Fire club  and the American Bison Society, Similar organizations exist in Canada, and  the  excellent  work  of  the   Canadian  Society  for the  Protection  of  Birds,  the  Independent  Naturalists  Association,   the  Dominion  Game   Protective  and   Trap-Shooting   Association     and  others can not be too highly commended.     But   Canadian   organizations   of  this character have failed to develop  their efforts and to utilize their opportunities to the extent which their field  of usefulness permits and invites. It  must be recognized that, while the in-  iative in game law reforms may come  from  public, officials,  the  success  of  practical   measures   requires   popular  support, which, in. turn, must depend  upou   persistent   educational    efforts.  The scope along these lines for independent societies is unlimited, and it  is to be hoped that, as the need for  better protection of wild life becomes  steadily  more   apparent,  this   branca  of the work will be successful in enlisting the  services  of an  increasing  number of active workers.  Believed to bs Planted  Off Coast of Labrador  Declaring that he has positve "knowledge of a cache of treasures in the  North Atlantic near the Canadian  coast, Milton McMillan, wealthy ''sailor of fortune," is preparing an expedition by sea to hunt for the gold. Associated with him are Captain Ward, |  an aged navigator and two wealthy '  citizens of Los Angeles.  Mr. McMillan, who, eight years ago  brought to the notice of some American scientists, the areheological value  of the relics of San Nicholas island,  talks freely of the proposed treasure  hunt..until he is interrogated regarding the exact location of tho island.  Then he is silent.  He says the gold and jewels���������hidden by a pirate chief, of course, a la  Stevenson���������is secreted on a mushroom shaped island somewhere off the  coast of Labrador. His faith in the  idea that he will bring to light of the  20th century the horde of a pirate of  the 18th is shown by his extensive  buying of supplies for the trip, which. \  will be made via the Panama Canal.  He says this island is just one ledge  of birdseye porphyry looming our. of  the deep, altitude 300 feet, o50 feel  long and 150 feet wide. The location  is safe for navigation near to the  island only two months out of the  year, he says, because of the storms  which visit those latitudes.  The sea captain, Ward, whose  grandfather roamed the deep in the  early part of the 19th century, brought  the story of pirate wealth hidden in  the reef.  Captain Ward says he got the word  from his grandfather, who in turn received it from his grandfather, that  one of the blood-thirsty robbers of the  sea who scuttled many a good ship  during colonial days hid his booty of  years on this island and then had to  sail away and die somewhere.  B*sf������ SI   KMInA ihini us*  IfiUmiil 3.TO Jl BXJP&x   VA  __lll8 UIUI  &RT0  UAK      A  *V  EVERY MAN, WOMAN AND CHILD DOING THEIR BIT  So Perfect is the Co-operation That Has Been Established Among  The Allies, That They are Practically one Great Nation in Carrying on the War of Freedom  Aitc inoine j. own  o  The Beer and Wine Fallacy  Pernicious Effects of Beer Drinking on  ��������� the  Health and Morals  Dr. Kress, third vice-president of  the American Medical Society for the  Study of Alcohol and other narcotics,  says: "The beer industry in the United States has practically developed  during the past sixty years. Previous  to that very little beer was sold. Whiskey, brandy and other spirituous liquors were used. The average consumption of alcohol was at.that time  one and one-thix'd gallons per head annually.  The beer consumption has increased  by leaps and bounds. The breweries  now turn out over sixty-five million  barrels of beer annually. Tho annual  consumption of alcohol per capita in  the form of beer is over one and one-  half gallons. This means that now  there is more alcohol consumed per  capita in the form of beer than was  Haphazard Recruiting  Industries      Suffering     Unnecessarily  Through the  Present Method  The following memorial to the Dominion government was passed hy the  Hamilton Reci'iiitrip- League, March  7ri916: "  Whereas, this Dominion is engaged  in a war involving the very existence  of British institutions���������a war that calls  for the most rigid economy of men and  means���������a war that can be successfully  concluded only by the fullest utilization of all our resources.  Whereas, under the present voluntary system there is great waste of the  nation's resources.  The Hamilton Recruiting League  humbly begs the government of Canada to appoint a commission for the  purpose of:  (a) Taking, a census of all men in  the Dominion from 18 years of age and  upward, specifying those married and  unmarried.  (b) Classifying the men according  to their occupations or their fitness or  preference l'or certain kinds of work.  (c) Classifying the industries with  a viewT to the restriction or the ultimate elimination of such as are nonessential to the welfare of the country or are not economic factors.  (���������d) It being understood that the  foregoing is urged with a view* to the  immediate application of some just.  and comprehensive system of draft  whereby the men necessary to complete the Canadian Expeditionary  forces may be readily secured.  The Hamilton Recruiting League  has been a very active agency in the  enlistment of soldier.'*'.   It may fairly  The Home Town the Best Investment  a Farming Community Can  *    Have  One Sunday.afternoon two tourists,  a man and his wife, were passing  through a small town in Illinois, commenting- the while on the prosperous  look of the place. Wheu right in front  of one of the homelike residences, a  tira on their automobile blew out. The  day was hot, the travellers were tired  and dusty. Changing a tire is no easy  task ut anv tin**"' bvt ^n. a h-"** *-".tmf'*izv  afternoon in the residential district  of a strange town, the job was a real  tragedy for two touselled and grimy  travellers, having a fair degree of  pride.  Operations had not been carried far  before the owner of the homelike place  sauntered out, inquired of the travellers where they Avere- from, where they  were going and otherwise made himself  agreeable. He invited the lady tourist to conic up on the porch with his  wife, where there was an easy chair,  cool shade and au abundance of ice  water.  After the tire had been changed, the  tourists were invited to wash up and  to rest and refresh themselves.  Can you imagine a more appreciated  courtesy? This man, the owner of the  homelike place in the little town, was  the leading merchant and his attention  to the strangers was nothing more nor  less than his everyday business policy.  He told the tourists all about the little town and the prosperous farming  community that surrounded it, and  upon which it depended for support.  He said that he knew all the members  of every farmer's family within his  trade district; that h'e had visited  every house and he made it a practice  to do so at frequent intervals.  He started in business twenty-five  years ago with a capital of $500. Today he is in comfortable circumstances and doing a larger business  than at any time during his experience.  Merchants like this man make the  home town the most valuable asset in  the community. A good home town enhances the value of every acre of land  in the vicinity; it makes every farm  a more desirable place to live. The  home town is the best investment a  farming community can have and it  only requires the good will and cooperation of the business men and the  farmers to make it pay big dividends,  socially aud financially, to every- family in the community, both town and  country.  consumed sixty years ago in the form ( claim a share of the credit that is due  What Canada Spends  Enormous Total of War Expenditures  For the Present Year  "The oxpenriiLuro for war purposes In Canada will aggregate ."PGOO,-  1)00,000 within tho present calendar  year," according to the estimate .of  tho March letter of the Canadian  Hank of commerce.  This total exceeds anything  dreamed of when the work of making ammunition was undertaken In  this country. The letter adds: "Tlio  output of ammunition, which at the  commencement of the present year  was valued al. !<;",0,Ou(',00<J per month,  la steadily Increasing ua a result of"  greater olTIoienoy. TluiL still heavier  demands will he made upon' our industries Is foreshadowed hy lho announcement lhat nl. Ihe rotiuesr. of  tho government the hanks are preparing to, provide, u further credit  or from lli'ly lo seventy-five millions  for imperial purposes, lt Is hoped  lliat. tills will result In bringing new  orders of at leant $1.10,0(10,0(10 lo this  country."  City Conveniences In Country  Homes  , Nowhere hi the luxury of a hath  more highly appreciated than In a  farm home, to which one comes covered wltli dum from n day in the fields*.  There is no moro difficulty In providing for this luxury in a counlry  homo than there In In |hn city.  A windmill, a gasoline engine or  electric power will put llir- water sup-  pis it imi i.-1 iiii-uiitii'c, io in- liunvn a(  will   from   laps  inside  Ihe  bonne.  iI.iiil .wnl ;>ofi w.ilcr uimi-r |ir������-;,Miio  lu Iho home moans, loo, a saving of  plops nnd time In 1hc house nnd  avoids  the   exposuro   Involved   where  XI'HIMIUU       U  1 U I U IU.     Hi"   |  of whiskey, brandy, beer and all other  alcoholic beverages combined.  This increase in the use of beer has  not resulted in a decrease of the  stronger drinks. We nre now consuming per capita throe gallons of alcohol  instead of one nnd one-third and thnt  in spite of tho efforts to stop tho whole  traffic. It is evident then tliat beer  has not nnule for temperance In Am'erica.  Beer is not u ''liquid food," or a  "health drink," as it is claimed. Indeed, pure whiskey with pure water  added to reduce it to four per cent, alcohol is loss injurious than nn equal  quantify of boor which contains four  per e.orit. alcohol and other Injurious  substances. It is difficult to find a  heavy boor drinker forty years of age  wltli a normal heart, liver or kidney,*.  Theso vital organs from tho excessive  burden that is put on them, wear out  prematurely. Tho boor drinker mny  have an abundance of llosh hut It. is of  Inferior '-unlity. Surgeons do not euro  to operate on Jiini because tlu; chances  of recovery nro minimized. Should the  beer drinker lie ti\l'on down with  pneumonia or some other febrile disease thnt taxes Ihe lionri and kidneys,  !'<*��������� would have but three chaiuor- out  of ten to recover. So much for the  physical Ills of beer drinking.  Tho bad mora', effect produced by  habltual beer drinking Is even more  |...ill.iM. 11 'jJ'imIh-'c.', a /iioral g reissue, iib and soon:-, to destroy iho finer  and nobler instincts. Dr, A. l-'on-l of  tho University of J2ui1c.li snvs: "Onn  needs only to study In Germany the  'beer Jokor,' beer conversation nnd  beer literature among the nendemie  youth of Germany; lho drinking of  beer ban killed lhe Ideals nnd oinies  and has produced un incredible vulgarity."    ||. Arnott, M.U., M.c.r.S.  I ���������* r**   /\ ( ������ ���������  Soldier's Wife (alluding lo MiU'k  ������������������������*���������.-, .i 'ira-M:nt mini ihe lodger wnen  ashed for the rent) It ain't my Rood  looks T euros nbalit, but see the :i\vlc-  ward poult ion li puis mo In. \*o one'll  jk, iii>    iiMUjiHd .liii i.  iiiiih  until  ..j       i ,-,., t..���������.    ii,    .       .  ���������. ..........    I, j ..,..........  to Hamilton for her splendid eontribu  tion to the forces of the empire. ���������  From its intimate knowledge of the  workings of the voluntary system, the  League has reached the conclusion  that for Canada to continue its present methods would be highly detrimental to the welfare of the country.  Canada has without doubt attracted  to tho colors a very superior class of  men who arc actuated by the noblest  principles of patriotism und duty.  Very many of these have left positions of great importance for which  competent men cannot be found.  Almost overy industry und family is  suffering unnecessary loss through the  present haphazard method of enlistment.  The first class of men who should be  called upon for service nre the. unmarried lit men who could be released  from their present occupations without  serious loss  lo anyone.  Probably this class would suffice to  com pi eli- tho forces which Canada is  pledged to supply.  The counlry could thus fulfil itn obligations without serious loss of revenue or serious disturbance of Its In-  tcH.ai economy.  A system oi' whin selection should  appeal strongly to every loyal member  of the oommmiily. lr is not. contrary  lu the spirit of ii'iu- liliuny for which  ll/.'    ( Jjj'.ij'i'    i.;    J'/.:;1j1 lug.      'Dial    liljcjt.l  for which a mon will not light is not  deserving of the same. No man Is  free from the duty of defending the  slate.  II is not suggested Hint, the propos-  od system of selection should bo perm-  aucnt. Kxtrnordlnavy need Justifies  CNiraordinary measures.  It is hoped ihal all who are in sympathy with the above memorial will*oxen, lilill- til.iiiti.vt. ililiucnce io lilil/ier  lis  objects.  Why We Took Over Corfu  A.Greek merchant residing in Great  Britain writes to remind people that  Corfu was given as a present to Greece  by Great Britain, with other Ionian islands, but there was a distinct condition  attached  to ihe  occupation    by  Greece in the Treaty of 186:!, and that  was that the dynasty 'must not walk  rough  shod  over the  Constitution  of  the country.   The monarchy of Greece  in short,  was to be  ;i  Constitutional  one.   it had not been that during 1015  -������������������It had been an autocratic monarchy.  The Treaty guaranteed tho Independence of Greece    as  a  Constitutional  monarchy, and having given tliat guarantee, tho guarantee]r.g powers had a  perfect right to sec that the Constitutional government was not violated by  tho king.    That Constitution had been  violated by holding two elections in a  year, and by the unconstitutional dismissal of tho last ministry, and therefore tho guaranteeing powers had the  right to interfere.  Waste  in  Forest Protection  Because of lack of field supervision,  more money is wasted in fire protection today than is used economically.  Fire wardens arc nearly all temporary  men. und  if one does  not  give them  supervision and training, and does not  try lo keep the good men from ,vear Co  year,  one cannot  get  the  results desired.    In tho first lire protection service p.   of   Canada,   far   more   ward onn  were wasting money than were making good  ubo of it.     Unless wo have  good   permanent  supervision    of  lire  protection and have the same men as  P'-rinanont rangers year after year we  will not. get the good results beenuse  we  have   large  areas   io  protect   with  verv small sums of money.    .McMillan.  r..-.rlcy  cr  Or.lr.  r'nr.t  "I   Know  that  a  number of  farmers  think   outs  nhotihl   cutnc   bei'mv   barley  in  thi! (ii"'"*- of spring seeding." said  "Prof.   C.   A.   /j.-ivlt/..     "lu   my   experience, however, lhe earliest  needing of  barley  has invariably  given   th"   liirg-  I'-t  \ i"ltl".    It has not  ;ilw:*y<: been on  with*  oats.    Still,   if   the   land   is   low  and wet I would not  vory   early.     1   hnv<  nipped   wnn   iro.-'i.   ii  low,   but  ,-l ill  If f-.'i.e  barley 1 here  barley   so  * yil-  sow  .   r<>en  int   H   i iit ii'-'f  a  good   yi.l  Grim determination to fight the war  to the bitter end and a calm confidence in its successful outcome is England's present state of mind, according to Lewellyn A. Nares of Fresno,  CaL, who reached New York recently.  He was in Liverpool on the night of  the "central counties raid," as it is  known, on Feb. 1, though they reached  neither Liverpool nor Manchester, as  the Gerniaus asserted they did.  '*The damage they done *was confined to a small brewery," he said, "and a  few little cottages and homes in which  the casualties occurred. No one seem-  ori gt oil excited about the raid. TVIisn  the word was Hashed from the coast  that the 'Zepps'were coming the cities  and towns gave the usual signals, and  every one, except the many curious,  took cover. You know they lower the  lights for about ten minutes and then  flash, them on again for a time, and  the people go to their homes and wait  in the safest places. Then, of course,  trains and tramcars were stopped  while the raid was in progress, r-.nd  as soon as the airships came near any  town all the lights were put out. I  was in Liverpool on the night of. the  raid and did not hear anything about  it until next day.  "I found business conditions in Kng-  land very good, except for the shortage  of labor. For the first time in years,  every one in the United Kingdom has  work and all the work they can do.  And what is moro every one is working. All the women, of the high and  low degrees, are employed. Every  man. woman or child is doing his or>  her bit. A remarkable- feature of the  present economic life in England is  the number of women who are working at trades that used to employ men  exclusively. There are thousands of  them in the munition plants and they  told me that the women make the best  sort of labor for this class of work,  as tliey are capable of handling lhe  finest tools with facility after a short  training. All England is adjusting itself to the new conditions and malting  the best of things.  "For the first timo in years, also,  there is no suffering among tho poor,  In fact, there are now no poor. The  shortage of labor makes every hand,  available and in families where four or  five pounds a month used to be the income, they now received from thirty  to forty. Of course, this leads to ex-  traviigance in many cases and it is not  uncommon for these families to buy  pianos and other luxuries where "before the war they were thankful t������  get enough to eat.  "I had occasion to meet a number  of what we would call 'big business  men,' and others intimately connected  with the work being done for the  empire, and they assured me that the  recruiting was all that could be desired.  "Everywhere I wont I found all the  open places tilled Willi, soldiers. All  lho parks, golf courses, playgrounds,  und schoolyards were being vised, and  I heard it said several times that the  full 4,000,(K)0 men required had been  obtained.  "One. ot the reasons, that Englishmen feel so confident about the outcome of the war is that, perfect cooperation has been established among  the allies. They are practically one  great nation, armed lo defend itself  against the Germans. In England they  receive things they need from lho  French and Russians, to say nothing  of tho Kalians, and lhe latter, on the  othor hand, get their necessities from  England. There is perfect co-operation in finance, manufactures, the making of munitious, the supplying of tho  armies, and, best of all, at the front  where tho real worlc of the- war is  being done.  "1 found England making preparations for the reconstruction period after tho war. Th������ Manchester hoard  of "trado at its annual meeting practically decided to abandon the principles of Cobden and give up free  trade. It decided to fight for n tariff  that would cxehwlo German goods  from tho United Kingdom after lho  war, and this is the .sentiment all over  England.  "It is felt universally In Groat "Britain  that  the   empire  in   fighting tho  light of democracy, and all classes are  taking tho war    with philosophy and  a. grim determination to  tight to the  bitter end.    Several examples of this  feeling came to my direct notice. At.  u board meeting in  "Manohostor. the  1'ha.irniitn was called oulnide thv- board  room    to    jvecive a telegram,    ll. \ta:.  from    London and    told of the death  of his  son  at  tile  front,    llo  read  it,  and on .bis return to   the room apologized for delaying the business of lhe  moment   by    saying that he had been  notified of ills son's death at iho front.  lie   then   went   on   wil.li   the   bn:'in<:-.*:-.  just as though nothing bad happened,  nllhough 1 could see tbo lines lighten  about    hi:*, square mouth.   That in the  Minni   or tne.   Engn-ti."  lie i it- >  * x.'.t   r  Barber-  ppcare fo  you f,\vx  i <n i uu  1 want a  bunIT  ufl  nie one?  in olio  In  niv  from Sliiike-  ������lw'MTr.        Call  n;,\      will    1 h in  "How  did  tin' snowstorm  affect  lht>  train   m-i-vIc out   ymir  way"  "IU.lu'1   all'eet    It   at   all.     It   merely  j,..,'    im     > i iin (i.i i.,)     ,i    (>>.iii|    f.'.ii.;.     mi  Employ**-!'  wail   for  an  N'e������\������   Hey  Ihn plover  ���������Boy, take iho.  letter and  niwiwcr.  V*���������-���������������, rlr,  Well, what nre ymi wait  uiK ior  1WHW THE   UKfcSTOlN  l-������ r*X Tt f!\Xl  KEY 1JCVV  We are carrying a liBe  of WALL PAPEIi in  stock, so you can pick  out your paper and take  it home with you. thus  avoiding a long wait, and  sometimes disappointment.  ersona  See  our   lines  buvmy* elsewhere.  bef  ore  Creston Drug &Book Co.  Phone 67 -        CRESTON  n  Limited  CRESTON  B.C  Ui  iH  L^UVJ  CALGARY;   Y-\NGOV-  VER;  EDMONTO>.  T>ii ��������� - * i? TV  *-'~ ��������� t  ���������--rs in  mm     r-~x      *  to E a  Wholesale a.nd  B  a  L>jat^i!  Fish.  Game,   Poultry,  _, ��������� ^n       jT~\ j   ciuG.    wysKis  in  Season  We  have  the. goo Is, and  our pr'ces are reasonable  ������bt  Ktoa  Caters to the discriminating public.  Rooms     the    coolest  and cleanest*  Dining Room service  the best.  The  Bar   is   stocked  with   only First-class  Liquors and Cigars  The Red Cross contribution boxes  which have not been opened sinee the  first of  the year, were  inspected  on  Tuesday, and were found  to contain  $5.44.  Take down the shovel and the hoe  and such other appliances as may be  necessary to put your premises in  presentable shape. To-morrow is  Clean Up Day.  The Blue Birds girls club hold their  semi-monthly meeting in the Auditorium on Saturday afternoon. A special  invitation is extended all who would  like to join the club to attend this  moating.  Public School Inspector Dove was  here the early part of the week conducting the usual examination in  reading of the candidates who will try  the entrance and high selu-ol exams,  here this summer.  A meeting of the girls of the congregation of Christ Church is called  for Wednesday next at 4 p.m., at the  home of Mrs. Haves' for the purpose of  organizing a Girls' Guild to help along  fit*.-,   xi���������*# y**\r   ������\f   t ln*i    lyitMiitli  Another of the almost-oldtimers of  the Creston Indian reserve passed away  I one day last wtek. He was Goat ltiv-  I er Dave. Another of the old guard,  j Colville Joe, is also on the sick list  j and  not expected to recover.  i     Sugar is selling at the highest price  i it  has  ever  fetched   in   Creston   for  ;: many years.    Stock bought before the  r-i'-ie last week is to be 1  in the 20-1 b. sack.    The  that high  water mark  reached even yet.  ..,.1    ..r    tO     nn.mt-c  trade  advises  has  not been  W. de Macedo has tendered his i-e-  signation to the Creston School Board  in order to assume, next term, the  viee-principalship of the Harewood  school, at Nanaino, B.C,, where he  will reside with his brother, J. de  Macedo, vice-prineipal of Nanaiino  high school.  The federal authorities are putting  a mounted police patrol along the  U.S. boundary in the three prairie  provinces and about the end of the  month will have them on similar duty  in B.C. Tt is expected they will work  in pairs, with two south of Creston  and a couple at Kingsgate.  Creston Knights of Pythias were  out in goodly numbers for the official  visit of Grand Chancellor Steel of  Nelson, who was here on Friday night.  Degree work was put on for his approval and at 3U; conclusion the officers  were complimented on their proficiency in conferring ranks.-  Although Creston escaped with a  few flurries that melted as fast as it  came Monday's snowfall was much  more noticeable further east. At  Cranbrook almost four inches of the  beautiful came down���������and stuck a-  round for most of the day, according  to visitors from that point (Joe Jackson excluded, of course.  Creston Masonic Lodge will have an  official visit from W. 11. Wilson,  D.D.G.M., of Cranbrook, at their  meeting on Wednesday evening next.  It is expected he will be accompanied  by a number of the Cranbrook bi'ethen  and a large turnout of local members  and visitors is hoped for on this  occasion.  The recent donation of tho Red  Cross of .$25 to the Overseas Club Tobacco Fund, along with the citizens'  individual contributions and last year's  Red Cross expenditure on tobacco for  the boys overseas, makes almost .$110  spent here for soldiers' smokes, giving  them n supply all told of 22,000 cigarettes, 88 pounds of smoking tobacco  and about 500 boxes of mulches.  J. H. DOYLE*   Manager  g������������^>^mtm,mhm^*w*^t0m*lt, *  Sm JF  This seems to havo boon anything  but a. favorable season so far foi many  of the poultrymcn who aro trying to  increase thoir flocks either by hon or  incubator routes. The average hatch  appears to bo about seven or eight per  Netting, while we know of one gentleman whose best showing was three  birds from four settings, and still an-  otl er who got none at all from 15  i-ggw, From Kaslo comes the sumo  complaint.  O. M. Hominy and two sons wero  passengers to Onuibiook on Tuesday  to attend Lhe tiiiieruiol Mi,-,, /uwiuoy\s  father, Mr. Carman, who passed away  quite unexpectedly the evening previous, the funeral taking place on Wednesday. The late Mr. driuu'n was an  old-time employee of the C.P.K., entering the company's Hcrvico in I8M2  nud working at- various points in the  Pacific division before going to Cranbrook, of whieh place he was one of  the mi'--'! highly i-eMpceled eili/enn.  In I he great Iomm Ihey have fontained  \ he bereaved have 1 heMtiieereNinypathy  ..f ii wide circle of IrietidH.  M. McCarthy left on Sunday for  Cranbrook. He is in charge of the  steam shovel operating on the C.P.R.  branch to Kimberley.  Bees Fob Sale--Limited number  of 10-frame hives Italian bees for sale.  Good strong stock, $12.50 per hive-  Stocks ife Jackson, Creston,  Less than a dozen were on hand for  the lecture on "Woman Suffrage" by  Rev. Hugh Dobsoii of Itegiua, in the  Methodist Church on Friday night.  Only three ladies put in an appearance.  T. Kennedy, a scout for the Mangan  lumber Arm at Fernie, was here yesterday looking for a couple of carlords  of posts but did not succeed in locating the quantity  iu   the si/.e  he  was  .. et ....  it UJ..J ���������  The May sitting of the County  Court at Creston is carded for Wednesday. So far as we can learn there  will be no session owing to the prospective! cases being entered too late to  come up at this sitting.  Spray Pump For '.Sale���������Bean  Junior Spray Pump with 200 pound  pressure guage, section hose and  single cutoff, $25 cash, also 40 feet Bean  high-pressure hose with couplings, $5.  Apply A. Cohjs, Creston.  The Ued Cross Auxiliary will have  another bale of supplies ready for  shipment next Tuesday. There is also  some other important matters to dispose of and a full attendance of the  committee is specially requested.  The flats are pretty well covered  with water now and although the  wea-uuGi" iias oeen coo* in Keeps on  coming up. Ferryman Hurry reports  that right now the water is over two  feet higher up than it was at any time  all last year.  Furniture For Sale���������Several  different pieces, including one Daven-  pox-t, convertible into double bed;  double bed, springs and mattress;  dining extension table with leaves;  side table; rocker and Morris chair.  Cheap for cash.���������Apply Review  Office.  rrtm ft       x   _J* 4_1 inlD     3 3 .  xiltsillSL ill oue xoxxt mmuut, giiixicu-  grown lettuce and onions was gathered on Wednesday   in   the Forrester  ���������.���������������.,1���������������,   ..+   J-l, ���������   .->,..���������.������.!���������   l,���������,,~~ T>���������il,   Xl,������������������n  g^CXX \-5.*Ti.!    ZXlU  S.������JLO   t*^tt,X V    J1UUOC.        XJXf VXX    VUV-OU  |  vegetables have   come   along   nicely j  since planting���������with the southern exposure���������and   cannot    be     beat    for  natural flavor.  A few degrees of frost is reported at  all the points in the "Valley on "Wednesday morning���������six of them at Erickson. While the blossoms do not stem  to indicate that any damage has been  done it is feared that the cherries,  peaches and some plums and pears  have suffered to some extent.  The Institnte supply of gopher poison came to hand on Tuesday. Secre.  tary Lidgate received sufficient to do  away with 10,000 of these pests, according to the directions on the packages. These animals are quite numerous in the Valley, more especially on  the unoccupied areas.  The work turned in at Red Cross  headquarters on Tuesday included 72  large surgical pads made by the Women's Institute at their meeting on  Saturday afternoon, and 2 pairs socks  from Mrs. H. Hamilton, sox from. Mrs.  0. Hall, pair pyjamas from Mrs. M.  McCarthy, and old linen and asurgical  shirt from Mrs. Lyne.  Pee Ell and Anastis, two of tho local  Indians came homo on Saturday from  a few days hunting at Meadow Creek  in the Kitchener country, bringing  along the pelts of two rather large  black bear and a smaller-sized one���������  all the bag of Poo Ell, wo aro told.  Anastis was out of luck completely,  one dandy that ho wounded getting  away on liim. The hides are in great-  shape now and prices nro hotter than  usual for furs.  Mrs. C. O. Rodgers left on Tuesday  for Spokane, where she will visit  friends for a few days.  Miss G. Gibbs, whe has spent the  past month with friends at Phoenix,  returned to town on Wednesday.  Seed Potatoes���������1 have a quantity  of Gold Coin seed potatoes for sale at  $1.25 per bag.���������A. Miller, Creston.  The Canyon City's Lumber Co.'s export trade for April ran to 26 cars,  all of which went to the prairie  market.  Rev. F. L. Carpenter was at Fernie  a couple of days this week, attending  the spring meeting of the East  Kootenay District of the Methodist  Ohurch.  Christ Church Ladies' Guild have  appropriated Dominion Day, July 1st,  when they will give a sociable with a  dance in the Parish Hall to close  proceedings.  The Valley's supply of beef cattle is  at a very low point. So much so that  the p. Burns Co, unloaded a car of  butchers cattle which came in from the  prairie yesterday.  I will buy calves two days old and  older.���������C. O. Rodgers.  Democrat Wanted���������Second hand,  low priced.���������Apply J. W. Fraser,  Erickson.  Miss C. McCarthy is home from  Cranbrook on a short visit to her  parents here.  Miss Ella Dow has accepted the  position of principal of the Erickson  school until midsummer, succeeding  Mrs. Streetor, who is leaving for  Oregon next week.  Sunday is Mother's Day. The Presbyterians will observe it with special  service at 11.15 a.m., and in the evening the event will feature the service  in the Methodist Church.  The export of rhubarb eonjEaenced.  the   latter part of the week   and   a  limited quantity is   going out.    The  market is not promising, prairie buy -  ers reporting a slow demand.  R. L. T. Galbraith, of Fort Steele,  Indian agent for East Kootenay, paid  the local redmen an offici.al yisit on  Wednesday and Thursday. He was  accompanied by the Indian constable,  Fred Ryckman of Cranbrook.  Residents from acroan the river who  wore here to do thoir before-high-  water shopping on Saturday, wero  compelled to spend the night in town  nn Kootenay Rivor ferry wont out of  commission that aftornoon owing to  a log hut that came down with tin.'  spring freshets wrecking both the  cables. Ferryman Hurry mado repairs  with all possible speed but it was Sunday ovenlng beforo communications  was re-established.  Capt, W. Kerr of Ctvuil-n-'-k will be  visiting Creston Monday und Tuesday,  and will deliver his popular lecture,  "Two Years Among tho Indians of  Alaska" iu the Methodist Church on  Tuesday, May 10th, at 8 p.m.. Rev. P.  I j. Carpenter will preside and there  will be Hcvcral musical neleetionH during the evening. Capt, Kerr hasgivon  tlio lecture in many cities ol" H.C., the  I a ten! he in .tr I'onultmd, Trail. Nelnon  iiieK'iniihiiMili, nml haunt dueled lurge  imilieiieeN at every point. All aro  invited.  I  Now the warm weather has come  you wiii need a  Mm a  We have them for Men  Women- H������vs- Caivis  and the Children  Small Harvesters 10c.   Larger sizes 15-20c.  Pea Nuts, special for the Boys 25c  << ������ ������        tit.���������    op; q***. A(\n  X.T_l_VyJ-A  ���������     ���������  MC/5    Wj       -*.Vjrv/  Ladies Pea Nuts, trimmed 35c  Ladies Harvesters, 25c. Ladies Linen, $1.00  Children's Crash, 60c. Children's Linen. 60c  Men's Chip Hats 65c  "     Straw Hats, Fine $1.50  Several    other    lines    in    Linens  Felts, Etc., from 60c. to $3.  eston Mercantile. Company  LIMITED  g Q^Qff    %jp^^3S    mSmm^ff     S������?B  "tTB^SSLfS  LUMBER, $10 per M. and up.  SHINGLES, $2 per M. and up.  RRAN, $1.10 per hundred.  SHORTS, $1.20 per hundred.  2 cans CORN for 25c.  2 cans PEAS for 2 5c.  2 cans BEANS for 2 5c.  I  nyon City Lu  LIMITED  ��������� '*-'���������������������������- '������������������������������������j'-  ���������������������������"���������*��������� "'���������"'-���������"-"���������f"^"  ���������'i -in ni IMt, .l,.iitMft^MMiii*^ai^>iiiii^iiMa^^

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