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 ������������������v-r  ���������i^M  '*-������������> '.'���������'  '*,..'.!   X./  - "7* ^L /  Vol. Vlil.  CRESTON, B.  p.  FEIDAY,  APRIL .28, 1916  No. 15  Creston^s April  School Reports  Division    I.���������High    School���������R.     B.  Masterton, Teacher.  Number in attendance, 21.  Average attendance, 19.  Perfect attendance���������Lillian Cherrington, Lionel Forrester, Harold Gobbett, Harold Goodwin, Erma Hayden,  Muriel Hobden, Margaret Webster,  Lyda, Johnson, Zalla Johnson, Trennie  Long.  Standing on monthly examinations:  Entrance���������Harold Goodwin 87, Liillian  Cherrington 82, Harold Gobbett 80,  Trennie Long 61.  Preliminary High School���������Margaret Webstei* 94, Lyda Johnson 88J,  Jessie. Cameron 86, Vida Gobbett 79,  Erma  Hayden  78^, Mabel Huscroft  76������. -. -"'   ���������'..-,:  Advanced High School���������Zalla John-  soh 94������, Muriel Knott 93. Jennie  Nichols 93.  Division  11.���������W. de   Macedo,   Vice  Principal.  Number enrolled; 28.  Average actual daily attendance,  28,92.  Percentage of enrollment in attendance, 85.  Standing in the monthly examination, (Arithmetic): Junior 4th���������  Clarke Moore 90, "Dorothy Carpenter  88, Audrey Attridge 75, Orin Hayden  74, Katherine Moore 12,  Senior 3rd���������Ruth Compton 94,  Henry Brown 89, Almeda Attridge  82, Vera Parker 80, Arthur Gobbett  75.  Junior 3rd���������Teresa Maione 58, John  George Beeby 56, Jack Sborthouse 45,  Joe Romano 43, Annie Maione.  perfect atter.dar.ee���������Almeda Attridge, Dorothy Carpenter, Rose Cherrington, Ruti Compton, Orin Hayden,  Agnes Hobden, Hazel Hobden, Annie -  Maione, Teresa Maione, Eunice Moore,  Katherine Moore, Vera Pax-kef,  Francis Pow, Myrtle Smith.  OI vision  HI.���������Mis������   Bertha Hnrrv,  JLe-ACj-iwr.  Number of pupils attending during  month, 27.  Average daily attendance, 24.  Perfect attendance���������Alta Attridge,  Evelyn Bevan, Harry Compton, Marguerite Crawford, Robert Hetherington, Julius Moran, Harry Pollitt,  K <yrus Pow, Louise Romano, Amey  Walmsley, Irene Watcher, Eva Webster, Gladys \\ebster, Clara Little,  Prank Maione, Robert Moore.  Highest Standing: Second Reader���������  Harry Compton, Alta Attridge. Harry  Pollitt. First Reader���������Robert Moore,  Robert Hetherington, Frank Maione,  Second Primei'���������Beatrice Scott, Elson  Lidgate, Evelyn Bevan.  Division TV.���������Miss Beatrice Hardman,  Teacher.  Number in attendance, 35.  Average attendance 31.28.  Perfect attendance���������Laura Bood-  way, Leslie Boffey, Alfred Boffey,  Ivin Compton, Edith Cravvfore, Olwen  Evans, Keith Lidgato, Jessie Lindley,  Joyce Moore, Edna Nichols, John McKay, James Pollitt, Walter Scott,  Albert Sherwood, Annie Smith, George  St. Jean, Gilmouro Taylor, Lily Wil-  Hon, Dudley Wilson, Henry Webster.  Marvin Little, Malio Colli.  affair of the kind given in  that town  in recent years.  Andy Miller is into the poultry raising game this spring on a scale that  should enable him to spend the winter  in the Baeamas if spring chicken  prices keep up and he has good luck  with his cluckers. So far he has set  25 hens, five of whom have brought  out nice hatches already.  The tennis season opened at Wynndel on the 6th. It is surprising how  far north civilization has travelled.  A few warm days this, week is bringing "vegetation along fast. On the  Andy Strahl ranch may be seen an  apricot tree owt in full blossom this  week.  Victor Carr has a small gang of  men on some government road wt rk  ���������cutting down the grade on the  road that leads to the meadow, north  of the Pease ranch.  Alice Siding claims the distinction  of furnishing the first of the Valley's  1916 weddings, which was solemnized  on Tuesday afternoon at the Methodist  parsonage, Creston, when Miss Jennie  Buxton, who arrived from Sheffield,  "England, last week,,became the bride  of Mr. William Hem*y Reed, of the  firm of Reed & Mather���������these two  partners now having life partners  from the same family. They will reside on the groom's ranch here, and  The Review extends them the congratulations of the groom's wide circle  of friends, with best wishes for a long,  healthy and happy life.  Cross  I"? Ji -  rail's  Piled Up Nicely  EriGk&@MS  R. B. Staples of the Fruit Growers'  Union shipped another car of potatoes  this week. It was billed ta Winnipeg,  Man. ,    / '  "-Alex: Dupe-fry"" has' two- nieTn^-ahia  team at work clearing a ten-acre field  on the east end of his large farm.  Henry Hamilton has a fine lot of  tobacco plants started in his greenhouse, and expects to grow enough to  do him a year, with a little to treat  his friends occasionally. He has ex  perimented successfully with tobacco  for several years.  Mrs. Streetor, principal of the Erickson school, left oh Sunday for Trail,  where she will spend the Easter vacation with her brother.  Teddy Haskins shipped several tons  of seed potatoes to R. E. Beattie of  Cranbrook this week.  The past week-end proved rather a  strenuous one for the Creston Red  Cross workers, what with the tea,  candy and flower-sale andTviolin raffle  on Saturday,.and"the dance on Monday night, and all the necessary be-  fore-and-after labor attached to events  of this nature. However, their efforts  were generously ^rewarded, the total  financial income from all these sources  running close to $110 gross.  The raffle for the violin given for  that pumose by Alex.- Duperry,  brought in $23.25, and was won by  ticket number 33, held by Miss Mary  Bennett, the wee daughter of Mr. and  Mrs. C. G. Bennett. The instrument  has done good service in patriotic  work having been .originally donated  by James Heath to! the Patriotic Fund  committee, and at a previous raffle  early in the year stood the fund $18 at  similar sort of drawing.   '   '. . -  The ten-cent tea and sale of homemade candy in.Speers' Hail, which  claimed Misses. Melva and Georgie  Cartwright as hostesses, ably assisted  by their Easter guest, Miss Snyder of  Moyie, along with a sale of daffodils  given by Mrs. W. P. Stark, ascounted  for an intake of $25r���������$9 from the tea,  and $14 from the .flower and candy  sale.  The dance in Mercantile Hall on  Easter Monday evening brought together a- gathering, which for numbers, at any rate, has not been equalled  for many months. Sirdar, Wynndel,  Alice Siding, Erickson and Canyon  j City were all largely represented, arid  our problem, as the Okanagan United  Growers is by far- the largest body of  shippers in this part of the province,  as well as the oldest and consequently  the most experienced.  Mrs. A. and Miss R. Cooper were  Ci'eston callers on Tuesday. G. Oleson was a visitor at the metropolis on  Monday.  W. B. Mnir returned here on Tuesday, haying spent the winter in  Washington.  School re-opens on Monday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Duncan left for  Spokane on Saturday last, returning  on Wednesday.  Mrs. Egan and family of Craubrook  arrived here per automobile on Wednesday, and are yisiting with Mr. and  Mrs. Bathie.  Mesdames Johnson, Bathie and May  attended the Alice Siding-Wynndel  "Ladies' Aid to Soldiers at the front  sock-making party at Mrs. Mason's on  Wednesday.  The Co-Operative Fruit Growers'  Association power sprayer arrived the  end of last week and has been in commission this week spraying strawberries. J. Bathie is the motorman in  charge of the outfit, which has a  capacity of 100 gallons.  Kaslo GcirtreMioii  Fixed for May 24  J&SB&& Siding  A. L. Dougherty', principal of our  public school, is spending the week  with frUmdtt in Nelson. School reopens on Monday,  Mrs. W, A. McMurtrie left on Moutlay for a few days' stay with friends  at Nelson.  Mr. Fraser has about half an acre of  early cabbage that he planted out almost t\vo weeks ago, and lt Feems to  haye weathered the frost of the past  few nights' in good shape.  R. J. Long was a visitor at K-islo on  Thursday and Friday, returning on  Saturday.  Miss Georgie Cartwright, teachca at  Moyie, is home forthe Eastervacation,  accompanied by her friend, Miss  Snyder, of tho same school.  Billy Hall, in a letter to his parents  here tho early part of the week, re-  portu being through some of the fighting around Vordum, coming out of it,  so far, without a scratch.  Joe Droxler left to-day for Cranbrook to visit his son who is laid up  in the hospital in that city.  Mrs. Staples, sr., left yesterday for  Winnipeg, on a visit to hor son, Frank,  who now makes headquarters at tho  Manitoba capital.  A couple of deer aro making themselves diaagrccvblc on tho Rotterrill  placo, havlngrocontly contracted a preference- for fruit buds.  with Andy yMuier-J-a^jAarge "of the  floor and splen^l^i  and orctiesfe&tifc;:^^^ to  st&t&?*tbat''tli^^am^^'MoSxX^im^^e-1.  gTam*e^;:,'>Tn^ P '"were  ample and of Crestoji qua^ityir thanks  to/; the '.^enertSsi'fy'.^wniii:^' well-known  culinary abilityiof the Valley ladies.  Words of appreciation are also* due  the dance committee, Mesdames Cherrington, Bennett and Mallandaine.  Also the band and their orchestra for  the high class music for which no  charge was made. The gross proceeds  of-the dance were inthe neighborhood  off $05.  In order to finally clear up all the  details in connection with thesi functions a full .attendance of all the committee members is asked at the meeting to be held at-the Rod Cross depot  on Tuesday afternoon next, when the  treasurer's statement covering these  events will be available and disposal  of the funds decided upon.  It is gratifying to note that the  serious side of tne Auxiliary's efforts  has not boon lost sight of. On ITues-  day the following completed work was  turned in at the depot: Mrs. Nicholls,  socks; Mrs. H. Hamilton, 4 .pairs sox;  Mrs, Andrews. 3 pairs sox; Mrs. E,  Cartwright and Mrs. Lindley, pair  pyjamas each, and Mrs. Hall, Canyon  City, 2 pairs gox and old linen.  ���������������������������$������&&*  M. Loasby was a Kuskanook  visitor last week-end- the guest of Mrs.  3 ones.  Mr. and R. L. Gallant were Nelson  visitors a cou'ple of days t.his week.  Hans Haag"jhas. secured a job; ?with  thei D^chaia^s}m;gging puiht.v  The . convention to select a Conservative candidate for the Kaslo constituency is announced for Wednesday. May 24th, in the city of Kaslo.  The holiday date has been chosen, we  presume, because a day of athletic  and aquatic sports will beheld in that  town on that .day, which will help to  pleasantly pass the time when convention proceedings are over, to say  nothing of the cheap rates that obtain  with the C.P,R. on these holiday  occasions.    x  There is little to report in the situation.    Down   Kaslo   way  the  notion  will not down that F.  E.  Archer will  be in the running for the convention  honors,   notwithstanding  some mild  protests of his to the contrary.    As so  James Anderson it is more than likely  he will not allow his name to go to the  ballot, so at present there would seem  to be only three aspirants for the legislative mantle Mr. Mackay is about to  discard.  Should Mr. Anderson remain ont  of the running just at present it looks  as if the delegates wiii haye to make a  final choice bet weed A. T, Garland and  R. J. Long, both of whom seem to be  equal favorites. All told some forty-  five or fifty delegates will be entitled  to vote on this occasion, of which  number the Creston Valley will supply eighteen or twenty, all of which,  of course, it is expected will be/marked  for the Valley choice, R'..".'.3.''->*Long. ������������������'  Thus, on a 50-delegate convention R.  J. would require about nine supporters  from outside; the .Valley to ehsxire  his  Ot* ��������� \V*b *tHm Trtft  ������   * t * xj. - 1 ���������    cs- j -_ 1 ought to   ngnre.no matter, how many  R,*jf^Long of Erickson was a Sudor 1  .;������,. :A������.:   ^ ������; v ^-r-        / a     v  -*'-������<"a '--'-rtv������������������'���������-;;������"-V-".^"-- * v    . I eliminating ballots may be necessary,  callerrtm:Tuesday;.=:::?:'n.:������������������;/-���������.:, v':'^;-*:.--/M v-,^^ ^.v^  ���������-���������'-���������--;���������'--A���������'.-,aa ���������'���������.:'���������'.': '���������*:    A '; \;alway_8  provided the local-delegates   sdji&f^^bl^^  1 Tuesday ;eyenm# ;-oT  service^herett on /"Tuesday* ���������/'$ v'enih^voT'  t.his-week. 'A'-;:aA'\-:: -'.'PP.aaPPPP::.P?' -PP'^  A thormVghlyv-::'en3byabl������>---e;veni'ug  was spent by the Sii-dar party> that  attended the Red1 Cross dance" at Creston on Monday night. Mr. and Mrs.  A. R. Swanson and Miss Swanson,  Mr. and Mrs. R. Dennes, and Wm.  Young comprised the bunch.  Frank Romano of Creston was a  Sirdar caller on Wednesday.  and  Personal  Wynndel  The Soldiers Ladies1 Aid were disappointed in not having Uiit> vvcok't;  meeting at the Wymnii-1 school, but  this was Impossible an Mm, Duncan  was abHont at Spokane. The ladies  met, however, at Mia. Maoon's.  Mrs. Bartholomew and two children  of jSmlhOi'i arc hero on a yiNlt to Mrn.  Htaeo Smith, Mrs. Matthew*nnd othor  Alice Biding ii-ioiium,  1  AU the, young p������*-ny.b* from tlu-w  partH were at Civui^.n on Monday  night for the Hod Crown dunce and  ve-  ,. ,,;    "*    ���������"������������������'������������������     roiw.t     !mw!v-itH������'t-.(|������Ml  Travelers along the coast to coast  highway between hero and Creston  this \t'*.**-lc ivoiv v-illior nmwuod nt the  fl!ii*htoff 11 laurel wreath on ono ol' the  ���������several waterworks oxcovntinuH, the  greenery carrying a card rending.  "Rent in Peace."  Mrs. McRowan and children of  Cranbrook woro visitors with her  pareiitn, Mr. aud Mi-h. G. Cartwright,  !���������������,���������"��������� t ������������������>uU.  Teddy HiudclnN Ih having about fifty  of Uiu b!g apple treemgrafted U������ tt, 10010  productive variety tnan the oiigiu-d.  H. F. Wohor has tho contract.  J. Bathie and-J. Johnson spent Sunday last at Summit Creek. They report a fair catch.  Bumi���������On April 25th, to Mr. and  Mrs. Paid Hagen, a daughter.  The usual quota of young peoplo  from this burg were in evidence at  tlu; Red Ores'*! dnnoo at Creston on  Monday evoning, and report having a  jake time.  A number of the members of the  Co-Operative Fruit Growers'  AsHooin-  tion turned out for the public meeting  at Creston yesterday.   It would be a  step in the right direction if She whole  Vailcy couiu iH.*iutuu.-c-o U> r.r-V. .tr, \-.vo '  diw-.o  through the Okaganan United  GroweiH, for until the whole province  is united under one large central  selling agency, eitlu r run by tho  government-, or by a board representative of  all the vartouH hn-alitien, whicli would  control the   prices  and do away with  the pro-tent Hy������tom of cutthroat competition, no permanent prosperity ������;<������u  come to tho B.C.  fruit, grower.   The  pr-'Ken*' pi-opn-u-d move Would be the  flirt f������top toward thin ideal  solving of  Remember, Wednesday half holiday  starts next week.  Strayed���������One ttyear old   buck (-kin  gelding pony.    Howard for return ori  infornmation��������� George Janson, Kusk-1  anook,  I Alex. Cameron of Coleman, Alta.,  was a vibitor bore a- fow days lost  week, and close a deal with F. H.  Price for the clearing of a 10-acre tract  Mr. Cameron owns noar Wynndel.  Mrs. 0. G. Bennett waa the holder  of the lucky ticket in connection with  the Red Cross rnille of th������ Duperry  violin on Saturday, The drawing  netted thotfAnxjliary funds about $22.  Rov. R. B. Pow is at Nelson to-day  for the induction of Rev. Mr. Wright  into tho pastorate of St. Paul's church.  Mr. Pow will preach tho induction  sermon.    Mrs. Pow accompanies him.  Tho officers and executive of the  Red Cross are specially asked to attend a buBincnii meeting of the Auxiliary to he held at the depot, in  Spoors' Hall, on Tuesday afternoon  next.  tlbltf",' whichisj hot/at atl?hKjely>"?'  ; .''-'Jh^ytew^pf-'M  tended and *��������� f ayorable iacq uaintan ce 'in  other parts of the riding, and granted  no "machine" tactics are used to head  him off, it must be conceded he should  be there or thereabouts whon the  choice is made next mouth.  The convention should see few proxies from Creston. Arrangements  have been made with Capt. Gore, of  the C.P.R. lake steamship lines, to  give those going from here direct connection at Proctor so as to reach Kaslo on the evening of the 23rd, and on  the return tiip the same elono connection is guaranteed to enable the delegates to be baek here at noon on the  25th.  The Liberals were a bit uneasy over  the week-end due to a, report that,  John Keen, their candidate, was again  laid up with bronchitis. However,  on enquiry as to condition he wired  that he was lit as a fiddle and con-  serving his energies in view of the approaching fight.  As yet no date has been seriously  hinted at for the election but it is  hardly likely to come at least till the  end of Juno or early July. The legislature is expected to close before the  middle of May, after which Premier  Bowser expects to spend a month at  least making a tour of tho province,  and then polling day may be announced, or it may stand over till September, though it Ib not expected to be delayed longer than the latter month.  The few warm days the early purl,  of ihe wcelt ia bringing vegetation  along in great shape. On the Andy  Strahl ranch in the Alico Siding section, an apricot tree Is already in full  bloom.  It. J. bteol, grand n;ai,;-,V.uV Cn-.v.  mandor of the B.C, Knightsof Pythias,  will pay the Croston K.l\ lodge an  official viuit on Friday evening, May  5th, when the lodge will hold a special  HCBbilon, at which a full attendance is  desired.  The piibt few dayn have boon red  VII...; x,:i,^.v. f'v- 'Im riiiiiiico depart merit  of the Red Crows. Between the tea  and candy Hale. the. violin r.ifne mid  the Kuntvr Mondi-v  Dance,   lhe    Aux  iliary haa now a working capital of*  over $100.  Thoro will be the usual monthly  service witii celebration of Holy Communion in Christ Church on Sunday  morning at 11- o'clock. The special  music and other features appropriate  to Easter will be evidence.  The newly-orgnniy.ed Sunday School  in connection with Christ Church  ���������"������������������U hold its first sesbion prior to  morning service on Sunday, and wiii  meet regularly each Sunday morning  thereafter. Already three teachers  have offered their services.  Harry Alien, an old-time employ* e  with the Canyon City Lumber Co.,  who came back early In the week  from Potewnwit, Ont., to work for the  firm again, won ������-o������>i-������������������������������,������..."! tr* ;*���������" ���������"  Nelw>n on Wednendnv for treatment  at the Kootenay Lake HoHpitnl. mm  ���������P  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS PER PLUG  (t  %  THE LAW  O 1  ������  *   A  *> A .-1 IV"  l A A rv*  .\-  (Copyright)  vContinued)  Burke  reiterated the accusation.  "One of  vou  killed  "Jriggs.     Which  one   of  Dick.  "I  i  vou   did   it'.'  Did slie kill  He  him'.'"  scowieu   at  tX,\  blustered   to   tho  girl.  Ttl-  Dick  head      rou rained  IK*  you  no;  "Well,   then."   he  -'   "did he kill him  f      IJUUL XJX JJIO  Then  as  she  "i'm   talking   to  you'.  .tf\:^3    U ���������-.   1-ill** lilm ���������>"  XJ L\.l    iisr    niu    in,"  ���������  The reply came wit  cess that: was like a  ������������������Yes."  Dick turned to hi* v*  fui amazement.  "Mary*.'*  he  cried   ineredulou  "'You"U"swear he killed him""'  ������:>ked briskly  -���������YVuv not"'  Gilder shot Griggs because he broke  into the house.    Ain't that the limit?"  "What, does the boy say?"  "Nothing;. We've got Chicago lied  and Dacey, and we'll have Garson before the day's over. And, oh. yes!  They've picked up a young girl at the  Turner woman's place. Aud we've gol  one real clew���������tor once!" lie opened  a drawer of the desk and took out Gar-  son's pistol, to which tho silencer was  still attached.  "You never saw a. gun like iisai before, eh?" he ex-daimed. Demarest admitted the fact.  "Til ber you never did! That thins  on the end is a .Maxim silencer. Tliere  are thousands of them in use on ritl.es.  but they've never been able to use  them on revolvers before. That thing  is absolutely noiseless. I've tried it.  Well, you see, it'll be an easy thing   -  it :.m~  ���������t my  Presents Horse to Government  King George has presented lo the  Canadian government for remount  breeding purposes the famous stallion  Anmer. This Is ihe burse that shuck  and' killed the suffragist. Miss Davidson, who ran onio the track and  clutched his bridle in tbo Derby three  years ago. He is ix \ears old. His  sire, Klori/.el 11.. was a full brother to  rersimiuon and Diamond Jubilee, Derby aud St. l.eger winners for the late  King l-mlward. Aumet's dam. Guinea  lien,  was a  famous  brood   mare.  ruisgia  JOES  ��������������� jrtt*  Stocks of Cereals  thai  wor  >st   -hint;  silencer  \hig   tin  in  the  world  ai taehmeut.  that    end    of  to trace  Cassidy's  the    thinu  ^   t t\ ,\-  snenr  snapped  t a solt distinct  rash of destiny  ifo iu reoroach  I     K  a  i men  \ theorizing   over  dy.  Burke  she respond^..! listlessly  assertion  ���������ilder  sat  ted despairingly  r.ageance'"  wan:    venaeynee-  ���������ii  At tihs intolerab-  deeuied it Edv. ard  vrect in his chair.  "God!" he crie  that's your ���������  "1       don't  she said.  ������������������But:   they  der,"   the  magna:-   :  traught.  "Oh.  uo,   they   can  joinder.  ���������"What's -he reason we  stormed.  "Because my husband  a burglar. He shot him  his   home!"  as  ne  i!v  ���������And  jy   ooy  r-UlCZ*St!  tor  t  cm  merely killed  in defense of  Tn his office next  Burke   was    fumin;  morning Inspector  *c  over  the  of his conspiracy. He had hoped  through this plot to vindicate his authority, so sadly flaunted by Garson and  Mary Turner. Instead of this much-  to-be-desired result from his scheming  the outcome had been nothing less  than disastrous.  Some one had murdered Griggs, tiie  stool pigeon. The murder eould not go  unpunished. The slayer's identity must  be determined. To the discovery of  tliis identity, the inspector was at the  present moment, devoting himself by  adroit questioning of Dacey and Chicago Red, who had been arrested in  one of their accustomed haunts.  "Come across now!" he admonished.  IIis voice rolled forth like that of a  bull of Bashan. lie was on his feet,  facing the two thieves. His hand was  thrust forward menacingly, and his  eyes were savage.  "1 don't know nothin'!" Chicago  Red's voice was between a snarl and  a whine. Ain't L been telling you  that for ovor an hour?"  Burke gave Dacey, who chanced to  be the nearer of the two, a shove that  sent the fellow staggering halfway  across the room under its impetus.  "Dacey, how long have you been  out?"  ���������'A week?"  "Want,   to   go     baek     for     another  et retch?"  ���������God, no!"  "Who shot Griggs?"  The    reply    was a chorus from the  two*.  "I   don't  know���������honest,  I  don't!"  In his eagerness Chicago Red moved  toward  his questioner.  "Honest to Gawd. I don't know no-  thin' about  it!"  Tho inspector's fist shot out toward  Chicago Red's jaw. The thief went  to his knees under Hie blow.  ' Xow, Ret up���������-and talk!" Burke's  voice came with unrepentant noisiness  against, the stricken man.  i.'ringingly Chicai/.o Red obeyed as  far na the getting to bin feet wns con-  corned. While he got slowly to his  feet he took cure jo keep at. n respect-  p.bio distance from the official.  Cassidy entered Hie Inspector's office to a ii ll ounce tlio arrival of the district" attorney.  "S'.-ud 'im In." Burke directed. Me  mad''' a gesture toward the doorman  nnd  inld'''d,  "Take 'nm  biu-k!"  "I caiiio as i-oon a:; I got. your mon-  na He." the district, attorney said as lie  Rcatfd lilnis'df in a chair by llio desk.  "And I've seM word to Mr. Glider.  N.,w. then, Burke, let's have this thinu  quickly?"  Tin.- inspector's explanation wan confine:  "Joe  Gurson.  Clii'-af-o   Red   and  D:u'-  tt'.'.    ::'<l!l������''    ������!l!l    l',,'\l'l'U      \)yt,[ti,    \'nl<������    Kil-  wurd Gilder':' house last ninht. I know  '.nt- trick w.o.i r,ninK N> be pulled off,  nnd ko I planted Garishly and a. couple  of <ith<-r i ii tr) i Juiil. oiiisldA the room  v, I'irc Hi" html win. in be made. Then  1 w* lit away, and aficr s.oiiut IiIiik llko  half an hour I cairn- back lo make die  ui'tei-in ni> i-eir. When 1 broke into the,  room I found ,\ wiiii-.!,ci- Gilder alone  with thai. Turner woman lie married,  ���������'..���������', 'h.c,   ���������������������������'���������"<���������   i'!j'  ':',!!'!'!" (������������������"���������"he:-  "1 found Gi-|-'.-.'M lying on the Door -  (*.������";,���������!!  The T'irn'-r -.-. oii':',������i v.xyy vnniii;  VV.  ti.  U.  1003  t'HAI'TKK   XVI.  Who   Shot  Girggs?  few   minutes   longer the  two*  discussed the details of the crime, i  he   baffling     event.  Then cassidy entered.  "1 go; the factory ai Hartford on the  wire." he explained, "and they gave  me Mr. Maxim himself. He said this  was surely a special gun, which was  made for the use of Henry Sylvester,  one of tiie professors at Yale. He  wanted it for demonstration purposes.  Mr. .Maxim said the things have never  been put on the market, and that they  never wiii be. 1 got this man, Sylvester."' cassidy went on, "on the  phone too. He says that his house was  robbed about eight weeks ago, and  among other things the silencer was  stolen".'*  "Is there any ehance that young Gilder did shoot Griggs?" asked Demarest.  "You can search me." the inspector  answered. "My men were just outside  the door of the room where Eddie  Griggs was shot to death, and none of  'em heard a sound. It's that infernal  failure i silencer thing.   Of course, I know that  ���������now  ur-  t.-iUi'Ke  By a Specialist.  Poor sight, anil bad toeth are due to the  same i-uuse���������ijCKto'-t. Wc jiejfleel our tt'oth  ami tln>.v decay ; we lieirlwl our o.v������'s. aiul  ear sight, grows dim. Most lit'ople know  how to pi-esorve their teeth, hut few know  what to Uo foi- their eyes. Some whe  oaivful'.v clean tholr tpetli Oo nothing to  help tliffli- eyes carry tlu> awful Hlvatn"put  ���������ni,*.**   th^m  bv  moth-ru   Hfi*  Oni- eyes need care, ami If we refuse te  givo tt To them we pay Ihe penalty In  suffering and poor eyesight. A toothing,  i-U'ini.sing. healing lotion for ihe eye}- that  [>!> out of a hundred nhonUl use twice ji  ihiy or of toner is made after this jn-esei-ip-  tion : Dissolve .*"��������� grains Bon-Oplo in '.  ounces of water : use as an eye bath. It  sharpens the vision, relieves irritation, nl-  lays inflammation, wakes the eyes feel  smooth ami tine as If well lubricated.  Many who use it Und to their great surprise that they do not ueetl glasses. They  regain perfect sight and eye comfort. Used  early in the morning it makes the eyes  feel fresh and smooth : used at night it  brings comfort aud a soothing sense of  sweet relief from strain. After an aotomo-  bile ride or a picture sho^v ; a day of elose,  hard work or au hour's reading that tires  the eyes, au application of this solution  soothes,  comforts  aud  rests the eyes. '  Tour druggist can fill this prescription,  or the Valmas Drug Co. of ToTonto will fill  It tor you. Any physician familiar with  the formula, even if he has never prescribed  it, will tell yeu that it Is perfectly harmless.  Has   Sufficient   Stored   in   Siberia   to'  Last  Two   Years  The Petrograd correspondent of the  London Times says that. Alexander N.  N'aumoff, the new minister of agriculture, made his first appearance in the  dtima with an important speech on the  Russian food prices. He referred to  the lessening of agriculture since the  beginning of the war and later to the  decrease in the herds of cattle, which  he regarded ns the gravest feature of  the food situation, which he hopes to  remedy in part by forcing the substitution of mutton, pork and fish.  C. Naumoff estimated that the rise  in the price of necessities has been  57 per cent, in Russia, as compared to  70 per cent, in Germany. Emphasizing  the need Qt" good transportation facilities to help the. food situation, the new  minister said that there is stored at  Akmolinsk, Siberia, stocks of cereals  sufficient to supply European Russia  for two years. He recommended the  construction of a 200-mile railway  from Kokshetavaska to Petropavlosk  to link this region with the trunk lines  of the Siberian railway.  By the employment of prisoners of  war, refugees and soldiers. C. Naumoff  said, over a million hands will be  available shortly in Russia for agricultural purposes.  British Have Most Powerful Explosive  Lyddite is probably the most,  powerful explosive knowrn to raair-  lt is largely composed of-one of th������  derivatives of coal tar, namely, picric, acid. To convert and develop  the explosive properties of this new  discovery to the* purposes of war *was  only a matter of time and experiment for the expert chemists. They  did not labor in vain/ for they  found that by melting the picric acid  crystals until they turned into a fluid  of the consistency of cream, and then,  combining this fluid with-gun cotton.  melted in alcohol, they got an explosive more terrifying and tremendous in its destructive powers than.  anything else known before or since..  . _   _ -   ���������*  The Grain Grow*ers' Guide says thai  Western. Canada cannot, in view o������  the scarcity of help and the small  amount of fall plowing done, hope to  produce in 1916 anything like the crop  of 1015.  \������ CJ-C    JU  ilil   Hie   gau_  "Did vou see them go in?"  "Xo, 1 didn't, but Griggs���������"  "Grigg  is  dead,  Burke.    You're up  against it.    You can't prove that Garson or Chicago Red or Dacey ever entered that house."  "Well, then, I'll charge young Gilder  with murder and call the Turner woman as a witness."  "You can't question her on the witness stand. The law* doesn't allow you  to make a wife testify against her husband. No, Burke, your only chance of  getting the murderer of Griggs is by  a confession."  "Then I'll charge them both with  the   murder,"   the   inspector   growled  vindictively.     "And,   by    .   they'll  both go to trial unless somebody comes  through. If it's my last act on earth,  I'm going to get the man vvho shot  Eddie Griggs."  Burke, after the lawyer had left him  watched the door expectantly for the  coming of Aggie Lynch, whom he had  ordered brought before him. But  when at last Dan appeared and stood  aside to permit her passing into the  office, the inspector gasped at the unexpectedness of the vision. The next,  instant the inspector forgot, his surprise in a sincere, almost ardent admiration.  The girl was rather short, but of a  slender elegance o" form that was ravishing. Her costume had about it an  indubitable air. a finality of perfection in its kind. On another it might  have appeared perhaps the merest Iri.  lie garish. But lhat fault was made  into a virtue by the correcting inno-  ence of the girl's face. It wns t, childish face, childish in the exquisite  smoothness of tho soft, pink Bkin,  childish in the wondering siare of the  blue eyes, now so widely opened in dismay, childish in the wistful drooping  of the rosebud mouth.  ".Vow, then, my girl," Burke said  roughly, "I want to know- "  There came a chtinge, wrought in  the twinkling of an eye. The tiny,  trimly shod foot of the girl rose and  fell in a wrathful si amp.  "What do you mean by this ou'r-  riigoV" she slormed. Her voice was  low and rich, with a ehnvming roundness that seemed the very hallmark of  gentility.    "I  demand  my instant re-  lenHo."  ���������'Walt a minute!" Burke remonalrated.   "Wail, a minute!"  "You wait!" she cried violently.  "You Just wait, I tell you, until my  papu, hears of tills!"  "Who in your pupa?"  'I shan't, toll you," came the petulant retort from the girl. "You would  probably give niy namo to the reporl-  ������>������"���������. TT H "Ver j>ot Into Uii> iU'WH-  pupej's my family would die of shame."  "Niitv, the eaideid. way out for both  of un ih for you lo le-ll mo Just, who  you ure. You hoo, young lady, you  were found In the bonne of a uolnrluiKi  crook."  (To be  Continued)  Visitors to the Rescue  Petty Officer W. Bright and Ship's  Corporal W. C. Hathaway have won  the Distinguished Service Medal for  a gallant deed in the trenches in  Flanders.  A party of naval men were on a  visit to the western front. The enemy  exploded several mines, and the local  position was for a time critical. The  handymen rose to the occasion. Two  of them, seeing a Viokers gun team  knocked out, manned the gun at once,  and kept it in action, while others  used rifles.    The position  was saved.  Rotation of Croos  !'MAKING GOOD" MAKES  FRIENDS.  There ie no way of malting lasting  friends like "making good." .After more  than four decades of popularity friends  here in Canada are numbered by the  thousands.  Windsor, Ont.���������"I have used Dr.  Pierce's remedies, Golden Medical Dis-  Sequence of Annual  Crops  Necessary  to Restore the Soil to its Original  Fertility.  Some interesting experiments have  been carried out in Saskatchewan in  connection with what is called the  "Sequence of Annual Crops," one result of which is to illustrate clearly  that to grow a crop oi" wheat takes  immensely more nutriment out of the  soil than does the growing of- any  other erop.  In considering the influence of the  preceding crop on the yield of wheat,  the following results are given for the  year   1915:  Wheat  after  Wheat  Wheat  Wheat  Wheat  Wheat  It takes a joint of Bee!  to make a bottle of Bovril*  after  after  after  after  after  24  bu.  511b  27  bu.  51b  '���������{2  bu.  Tib  ���������.>���������>  bu.  l!5lt>  :.4  bu.  441b  38  bu.  321b  them in my' home.  I consider they  have been a great  saving as I have  had very few doctor bills to pay.  I take great pleasure in recommending  them to the sick who are iu need of sure  relief." ��������� Mas. Elizabeth Kelly, 120  Glengarry Ave., Windsor, Ont.  Chatham, Ont-.-���������"This is to certify  that I have used Dr. Pierce's Favorite  Prescription and my husband has used  'Golden Medical Discovery.' Both were  fotuid to be very satisfactory and I havo  recommended them io my relatives,  ���������who have used thorn with the beat of  remilfB. I can highly recommend these  medicines m being the very beet."���������Mns.  Isaac* Webtok, 7 Laci-oix St.  There is not, a drop of alcohol or any  narcotic in Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical  Discovery,   but   in   this  safe  ve-j-etuble  .remedy and tonic there io a mighty altcra-  *tivc power which by replacing tho blood  impurilieii with pure, rich blood, not, only  ends   catarrhal  condilionM   wherever   located, but vitalizes the kidneys, Htomaeh,  liver, bowels and every organ of tho body.  All dealers in medicine can Hiipply Dr.  Pierce's Golden  Medical  Dim-overy,  or  send 60 cents in one-cent stamps to Dr.  Pierce, Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo, N. Y.,  for  trial box of tablets.  Dr. Pierce'B Pellets regulate stomach,  liver and bowclw.  In studies mado by a (.eviyum agrl-  culturii) station of tho effect, of Swedish turnips, carrot, leaves, fihlvet*.  kohlrabi leaves, gnus a, hay, 'draw,  bce(������, cablinpo'* nnd other feeds upon the flavor of butler it was found  that changes iu flavor were In part  due to the taste and odor of the  focdi-, am: In part, to bacteria found  c". *-'*.''���������***.*��������� fcrdr. which <v-o������ir,������,u( e uuw  flavors. While ll is probable that  ouch group nr l,\pi- of bucl-'ihi has n  specific net ion lu producing- taste and  odor. It la not certain If the name  feed medium will produce the mi mo  tni'to and odor with different types of  tho bacteria.  wheat... .  flax......  peas.....  potatoes 33  corn   fallow... .  Similarly, the yield of every other  kind of grain was found to be lighter  when following a crop of wheat on the  same ground, than in following any  ..other grain. Spring rye after wheat  yielded -'4 bushels, o8">,������tb, after peas,  30 bushels, lo^ib, and upwards until  after    fallow*    it  yielded   34   bushels,  covery and fav- 1 ^^'. p������tA}������^ a"er ^liea!;.^l1^1  orite Prescription, \15* bushels, 4^lb, after flax, 222 bush-  in-ray family over ! e3s' o8-1j- tUKl increasing quantities  fifteen years with S after euch kind of grain until potatoes  the very "best; re-iaitei' faHow yielded 244 bushels, 501b.  suits I would j Barley after wheat yielded 29 bushels,  not be without, i4������r'^lb, after 'peas SO bushels, 101b,  and in increasing proportion until after fallow it yielded 38 bushels,  13%lb. Flax after wheat yielded 19  bushels, 271b, after peas, 28 bushels,  38-4 lb. and a yet larger yield of  each grain; but flax on fallow ground  yielded 21 bushels MC^lb.  In occasional instances the results  were subject to special, influences in  the way of heat, moisture, frost, etc,,  which caused slight variation in the  regularity of the results, but whi-r-  ever conditions were farily uniform  during the two seasons, the results  uniformly showed tliat it required  greater effort (so to speak) upon the  part, of the soil, to produce a crop of  wheat than of any other grain or of  any roots and that the Soc-nonce of  Annual Crops afforded the best; available method of restoring the soil, in  duo  course  to  its  original  fen Hit y,  LITTLE  THINGS COUNT  Even in a match you should  consider the "Little Things,"  the wood���������the composition���������  the   strikeability���������the   flame.  MATCHE!  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 reason I  AH Eddy products  are dependable products���������Alwaya.  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Construction of the cantilever hridgo  over the Nelson river at this point is  expected to he finished in time to allow further steel laying before frost3  set in.  Feared the Worst  "Oh, mother," cried little Benny,  breathless to he first---with the news,  "Uncle George has ate something that  don't agree with him."  "Say 'eaten,' child. But what of  that?   Is he sick?"  "Co you suppose it was Aunt Lizzie or one of the children that he  eaten?"  "Where did you get such an idea?"  "I heard you tell father that none  of the family agreed with him."  i'Cn my lov^d ones .-ivoicl ine stcrcteTy. I.Iy  delight in life was -dulled and my facilities impaired. I lcueiv tliat in time it would bring me  to an untimely errave because every moment of  the day and nigjht it was slowly yet surely sap-  pine my vitality. But I found a cure, and I am  ready to tell you about it FREE. Write me  promptly.  RISK JUST ONE CENT  Send no money. Just your name and address  on a postal card. Say: "Dear Sam Katz, Please  tell me how you cured your catarrh and how I  can cure mine." That's all you need to say. I will  understand, and I will write to you with complete information 1> RIJR, at once. Do not delay.  Send the postal card or write me a letter to-day.  Don't think of turning this page until you have  asked for this wonderful treatment that it can do  for you what it lias done i'or me.  SAEV3 KATZ, Suite m %tOt  142 Mutual Street        -        Toronto, Ont.  That's Why  YouVe  Tired���������Out of  Sorts���������Have no Appetite.  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS  will put you right  in a few days.      J8&&B&ffl jf* A ���������������?."*? B'Cl  They   do     j^^^^^^^l^     ^  pation,  &r Jgg&Lzz . .    :;-l.;  Biliousness, Indigestion, ani Skk Headache.  Small Pill, Small Dose, Small Price*  ���������Genuine must bear Signature  *s?  Twins  "Well, doctor," said Mr. Yearwed at  the medical man finally came forth,  "how has the cost of living increased?"  "Two-fold!" laughed the doctor, *  slapping the happy (?)"man on the  back.  Three Fj  Teacher���������What are the three words  you use-most?  Senior���������I don't know.  Teacher���������Correct.  World's Horse Shortage  In the "United Kingdom there was a  reduction of 142,000 in the numher of  horses last year; in France there was  a decline of a million in. the last year  and.a half, ami in Canada an increase  of 48,000 in the year just ended. -  Asthma Doesn't Wear Off Alone.���������  Do not make the mistake of waiting  for asthma io wear away hy itself.  While you are waiting the disease is  surely gathering a stronger foothold  and you live in danger of stronger and  yet stronger attacks. Dr. J. D. Kel-  iogg's Asthma Remedy taken early,  will prevent incipient condition from  becoming chronic and saves hours of  awful suffering.  After a few yaars tne storage egg  must begin to think that this is a cold  Help for the Dense  "That was a fine joke you had  in  the magazine."  "Glad you liked it."  "But wasn't there something miss-  ia**'?"  *"What was it?"  "Don't you throw in a diagram?"  CROSS FRETFUL BABIES  The cross  fretful baby  is  a sickly  baby���������the well child is always happy  and smiling,    Mothers if your baby is  cross and cries a great deal something  is  wrong.    His  little    stomach    and  bowels may be out of order; his teeth,  troubling him, or he may be- bothered  with worms.    The mother should immediately givo him Baby's Own Tablets.    They never fail to relievo the  baby.    Concerning them Mrs. Konaid  Hurley,  Gilks,  N.B., writes:   "I know  of nothing so good for cross, fretful  babies as Baby's Own Tablets an* I"  am pleased to    recommend    them to  other mothers."   .The Tablets are sold  by medicine dealers or by mall at 25  cents a box from The Dr.  Williams'  Medicine Co., B3Pockville, Ont.  The cheese output of Manitoba,  which had been declining before the  war, jumped from 400,000 pounds ia  1914 to 725,000 pounds in 1915. Tha  output of creamery butter increaseri  by 1,000.000 pounds in the same time.  Are Worth Their  Weight in Gold  V/HAT     MRS.     BROWN     SAYS  DODD'S   KIDNEY  PILLS  OF  Minard's  where.  Lin'meiY;   for  sale   every-  Wrong  Line  "Is this a hardware store?"  "It is."  "Got any hard elder?"  "Only external varnishes." A  There la no poisonous Ingredient In  Hollriway's Corn Cure, and it can bo  used without danger of injury.  Tho politician doesn't ai>prcelufe  peraoiiH with long memories.  Whenever tho ��������� wen I hor ninn (Iorm  turn out an nrticlo gimranlood to Htiit  somo Htorm or other comes along nnd  spoils it.  Strength Past]  can be maintained by  tme the riglit nourishment, ami Nature's own oil-  I'U.y'-xj* taoti in Scotc s timuimon  Buts Blirnglbeued Iiiuu-huhIb (*{ men  nnd women to continue their work  nnd manliness for many years.  Scaife Emvlsion ia c food, a medicine and a tonic to keep tho  blood rich, ovoid rlH-uiuutlftm  mid thwnrt norvotm condlHonrt.  It is free front injurious nchla  or any harmful druga. The heat  pttyatciftna progcrlbft It.      u-io  New Brunswick Lady Feels It Her  Duty to Tell Women That Dodd's  Kidney Pills Are the Best Remedy  She Ever Used.  Miscou Harbor, Gloucester Co., N.B.  ��������� (Special).���������"I think Dodd's Kidney  Pills are worth their weight in gold."  This is the statement of Mrs. James  Brown, well known and highly respected here.  "I think it would be ungrateful on  my part if I did not tell, what a blessing Dodd's Kidney Pills have been to  me," Mrs. Brown continued.' 'I was  in bed three weeks with headache and  sore back. Then 1 began to use  Dodd's Kidney Pills aud I found them  the  best remedy I  have  ever  used."  Mrs. Brown is jnst^nie of the many  women in New Brunswick ' who are  telling oC pains relieved and health  restored" by the great. .Canadian kidney'remedy. Dodd's Kidney Pills are  suffering women's best friend, because  they act directly on the kidneys. They  tone up the kidneys and put them In  condition to do their full work of  straining all the impurities out of  tho blood. Nine-tenths of women's  troubles come from disc-used or disordered kidneys. There is abundant  evidence on every hand that Dodd's  Kidney Pills cure all Kidney troubles.  Painful   Interlude  Train Conductor���������What're you doing  here?    Who let you, on?  Nervy Noedhnm���������1 told the porter to  mako my berth up out hero. I'm so  used to me sleoplng porch I have to  do it, yo know.--Chicago Dully News.  Worms are encouraged hy morbid  conditions of lhe Htomach and bowels,  and so mibslst. Miller's Worm Powders will alter those conditions almost  Inunodl-.itoly and will sweep lhe worm'*  away. No destructive parasite can llvo  In contact with thin n.crtlcino, which  In not only a worm destroyer, hut a  health-giving medicine most beneficial  to Yhe yoim^ consllliiUon, and as Hiich  It has no superior.  trr  W.  N. U. 1098  Deadly Work of fhe Navy  The ������������������luuriYKUi ut a led uro on tho  ihki.'jh juu y iu j,tumuli i uu oiiii-i.'  dny, related the Hlory of n chip whieh,  within tho la.st few wc-olcs, was sour  to a port. In tho Mediterranean occupied hy a flulgar gurrlHon and  ordered lo dl't-ierne it. Thoy Tiild tlio  ivuiiH on iho building In which tho  troopa v.'j-ru hoiuicd, and .so aecunilti  was lhe Hhelling and ao deadly the  fire that within forty lnimuea of tho  time when the at link lici-.au there  vva������ not In o.v'iileiuie, thero waa ran  non to believe, a ������������������ ingle one of lhe  inn ii .%* Mi'vimuihI-' of men who but ji  Hhort half hour lu-fore had heen In  the  full  v'ivor and ..Ij-i.af.th  ot llfo.  Mrs.' Geo. Chlsholm, Tt.R. No. .1, Grafton,  Out.,   writes:   "I   havo   used   Dr.   Chase's  Ncrvo Food for my little girl for what tho  doctors  pronounced  Choroa,ra disease  ot  tho nerves.    I. consulted our lamily doctor,  and he gave hor a liquid mOdk-ino, hut do  What wc would, wo  could not get her to  HWallow  it:.     A neighbor  advised  the  use  of Dr. Chase's Nerve- Food, and, being  in  pill form, uho took it without, any trouble.  She was seven years old, and got palo and  run down.    Tho muscles of the face were  affected,  and oho hecarno  a  pitiful flight.  She Boemed to Improve right along under  this treatment, and was entirely cured by  using six  boxes.     Sho   Is   nine  years   old  now,    and    you    cannot    find    a    larger,  healthier-looking   child    for   her   age.      I  ���������shall   always   bo   gratoful   for   what   Dr.  Chaso'f- Nerve I'\>od haa done for nn, and I  can  recommend  it to  all   uri-voiik  pcopla.  You aro at liberty to utfn this statement, so  that others may benefit."  y takes tho form, of rickets, St. Vil.iia' <lanco  .'vouanoss, cxcitnbilily and irrit.-ibility.  All mieli conditions in/licnte llio, need o������ Dr. Chnsc'rt Nerve Food lo enrich lho blood  nnd nourish tho sttivvod nnd doploled nerve cells. Tie'intf natural and pfentle. in aotion,  und nl tho Kruno timo powerful in Us remrorativo and reconstructive, -influence, 1his food  i.'uroi 1������ admirably Kiiitcd as ft li'oatmont for weak, puny, nervous girls and boys.- It  makes thorn strong", liea.vly and robust, and enables them to  develop into healthy and meful men and women.  novenl*- a hov, fl tov $t2..*>0. nil ilivilcri. or  IC<linan.4on,  Itutcu &  Co.,  "Mil,,  Toi-onto..  a***wi  Dr. ���������li������������0��������� I{<u-lVt> Rook, J,000 i������������-"n-.Uctl lotliicii, fyOulJwg, UH .ton mention thia naucr.  ���������ns  mmmmm������l**mm mtmmgjDjmggm  mmmm  _ ,*Mi6*LtlAUl* fcn.'  /  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.Cr  Subscription : $2 a year in advance ;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. F. Hayes, Owner and Editor.  Oro-a-sTiAM, jo.O.  rxx xmixt  Looking m^&mWk  If, on Sunday, April 17, 1892  nt'ter completing the task of driving their claim stakes on Blocks  524 and 525, P. G. Little had remarked   to   J.    W,   Dow.    ''Jack,  at least as far as any infornmation  he has supplied The Kootenaian  goes, that no one else than Neil  Franklin Mackay is entitled to the  nomination. A directly opposite  view to this is held by A. T. Garland, who is stronger than ever in  his opinion that Kaslo riding  should have a member who is a  resident of the. riding���������but whether  or not that member shall be A. T.  or some one else he appears to  believe should be left to the nominating convention, which cannot  properly be put off very much  longer."  Mr.   Archers   remark   that   "he  ������m  r<MM*H   JRimA   TJprp.   the  Rest  i^atest  tn  t������t������/%.*  wiy .   kxu  m ^^jr*.tf\. *41  *uuS  The best of everything in Dry Goods, and nothing  else but tbe 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 gutirantee your satisfaction as a means of  being sure of our own.    We don't sell anything we're  JL   BIAI-I.O  -writ, a, xrv% Q  *.*<xjma.t  twenty-four years from now you'll  be   at  the   head   of  a   nourishing  is independent," in   case Mr.   Mac- , ...       .       . ,      y^nrxnnn   :���������    ���������n~Aa ���������  ri     i  *      ��������� ������������������ J.U-, Tr���������nQ��������� L x j-j x   ��������� not sure ot; but   it  mistakes  do   happen  in  goods or  Liberal Association m   this Valley  kay is not a candidate, is  ominous j ' *       -u -ait  and have the refusal   of   the  party   iu view of repeated assurance from I service, we don't-   expect  you to pay for them.     Money  nomination,   and   I'll   have   three  the Kaslo   end   that   one or   more. back willingly   when that's  what  you  want.  We have  Jersey cows and stock in a waterworks company," most likely Jack  would have came back with, "May  be. Fred, but I'm afraid we'll need ! corroborates The Review's oh  a little divine interposition assooiat-j servation that Mr. Archer is not  ed with a few years of Grit govern-j wholly a- disinterested spectator,  ment to bring such things to pass." j But now that the field is unre-  And had Fred waxed still more ! served ly open to all we can count  optimistic and observed, "And, | on Messrs. Anderson and Garland  ���������lack, I'll also have my   own horse-'.quitting     their    peekaboo   tactics  independent   Conservative    candt-   just opened up Our new goods,  dates was an  eventuality not to be  overlooked,    and    to    some   extent  less carriage  v-  that   eifect.  .���������   .. r* or words to  would  have    put    the  O OJ?^i*Vi-i t-1 Oi i S Oi.  CORSETS at 85c. pair. These are well made, with  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.  Gi  Galatea  -a r   ���������? _  V0116  Muslins  Crepes  Raw Silks  Drills  Romper Cloth  ���������������������������������������������*��������� -S-������������������������������ *r% -a *r% ������r  and announce that they are in the  hands of their friends, ready to  make the supreme political sacrifice  .-> -j-  li neeu oe.  j     Mr. Garland's utterance as to the  this sort by our worthy mayor.  But, banter of this sort aside, j residential status of parliamentary  tk-ese milestones in the life of a i representatives rings trne and���������  community like th<> Creston Valley ' well, down this way there is a well  serve a useful end, if they but-j defined opinion that A. T. can beat  furnish an occasion for a little ; Mr. Anderson to it if these are the  looking backward atid in that  glimpse into the past we catch the  spirit that, should   permeate such a  upon    each   1..  tJlkiy  General  **Zs  A*   ^KtlEiK^  Merchant  ������res  British Columbia  reflex view and enter  succeeding year iimoenlated with  the same confidence and ambitions  as inspired these earlier citizens in  the Valley, whose faith has been  so abundantly justified and j  rewarded.  Working for the most part with  little better than semi-primitive  advantages the old timer never  faltered in his arduous task of  proving this part of the country  worth while, and providing such of  the modern conveniences as his  slender finance was often sadly  strained to take care of.  In this more advanced and still  more keenly competitive era the  challenge is still the same���������aggre-  vated somewhat just now by the  great war���������but we have a proven  heritage, advantageously situated  which   with   a little   more mutual  off*   reply   to a  letter asking him  .wo   gentlemen    the     Kaslo   how,g chances for  a  litfcie   speciai  delegates have   to  choose   between   government   consideration     for   a  in selecting an opponent for   R.   J. | pioneer butter factory   in   Creston  Long   at   the   partj'     nominating  valW  show  down   which is   exactly   one    " N'^v that fche way is clear, let us  hope no time will be lost in squaring things away so as to make up  as far as possible for lost time,  while yet there is hope to share in  some of the pre-election good things  available to.apeasistant candidate  in such a time as this.  week nearer here.  ElfSeix������mx9Baiiap   -aSw  facilitated somewhat if the sock-  making eiforts were discontinued  and some of the funds expended  regularly on store socks, whieh  answer the purpose nicely and the  efforts thus saved directed, if  possible, on to the several other  lines  that   are   in   demand.    The  GET  YOUR  umbinEi Tinning ann  0 nmi  Some of our readers may be  wondering why a neutral like THE  Review should be so interested in  seeing a Conservative candidate in  the field, for the which anxiety  there are one or two practical  reasons.  So far as any provincial government consideration is concerned  Creston is rather between the devil  and the deep sea at present. Until  the legisluture is dissolved the  Valley is still in Ymir, but as our  present member (Mr. Scoofield)  will not have us in his constituency  this election naturally he has been  active  on   behalf of those sections  Once Sffioa*eR������t8 Grass  Sii^gGS uiGxi  1 U������  iuur\o  1*\J\XjSJ  ** i ������ /<  gladly pass  it  on   for   what   it  is  worth.  *>'  i    n  r  in  won  beneras iiepait  Done   b}*  W. B. Embree  Tbe 8������uisfaction   of   work    we(>   done  i'i rers lo i r after-the pric--* i? fm-tm������ en  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  Still That Foremost Debate !  i-o-operatiou   and     a     determined  endeavor to develop to   the   maxi- I flom whence must come his support  mum all   the  talents   by which   it  has been  so   lavishly   endowed   by  nature should ensure to posterity a  heritage surpassing in potential  greatness even this alleged quarter-  century old vision of Dow and  Little.  SI'S ore PofSties  Now that we have definite  assurance that Neil F. Mackay  will not again seek legislative  honors >n this constituency we  should have an end of this "After  yon. my dear Alphonsc" business  thot has been going on at the  Kaslo end of the constituency concerning the Conservative nominationand more especially since a  < Yeston aspirant for the honor has  been definitely announced.  Tin-: Rbvikw's news r.tory of two  week's ago uncut It. .J. Long finally  consenting to allow his name to go  up ut the nominating convention  '.;-.:. v**'."1 '���������!'-'"! the 'X'H1'I'V.'.'.iitV. *<)  milk'- the followin/1- define..ions iih  touching the trio of candidates  Till-: Rkvikw announced were in  hiding ul the rCaslo end. Last  week   1 hat paper observed:  "Mr.  Archer, however, laughs at  :!, \',\. :: '-!' \\\'.'. Ji:*,*- h"':!!" iu iho  ring, raying thai he ih independent,  liut. likely to hooHt Mackay il" lhu  present    M !*.!'.   e/inien   out   again;  in future. While in our new  electoral quarters, Kaslo, the sitting member will not seek reelection.  Thus it is we are as sheep without a shepherd, and at a time when  an M.P.P. not bashful at speakin'  up at meetin' could be of considerable service. Right now the  government has on ' -its hands  legislation do provide homesteads  and financial assistance for returned disabled soldiers and we are  minus a spokesman to plead the  cause of the Kootenay fiats which  if reclaimed would provide 80,000  acres of the finest agricultural area  in tho world, situated right next  door to a developed market second  to none, and the land ready for  cultivation without any pioneer  work such as logging, stumping,  etc., at all necessary.  Then thero is our some-talked of  now high school. Notwithstanding finauoial stress Trail has just  beon assured a grant of $7,500 for  a isuhooi buiiuiug, Ivei.soii 'ih uim> to  K*.-l.-$20.0(10, and yo.i, there In n������  denying the statement that right  now Creston is more sorely in need  of help of this sort than either of  these centres.  And then there was lhee.reamery.  \  r',!'.i-,i!r   'if   f^-j-M'Mit      l\| *j||i-<������*     r������<>l,lit\r������  The grand total of all the work  turned in at Creston Red Cross  headquarter for the week ending  April 18 was four pairs sox���������the  handiwork of three ladies. The  following day the daily papers  carried a casualty list showing that  in less than a week's fighting at St  Eloi 967 Canadian troops had been  wounded, to say nothing of tho  killed and missing.  We do not mention this at all  to create the impression that  workere are laying down on the  job, because we are aware that  owing to a lack of finance the  ladies have been short of materials  to work with.  The incident, however, is entitled  to most serious consideration,  showing as it does the great need  for the things the Red Cross aims  to supply. And the need will be  more pressing from now on���������within a vory few months thoro is every  assurance Canada will have at,  least 200,000 men in the trenches,  and from all parts of tho provinoe  comes the cry that Red Cross efforts  are relaxing.  So far as the Valley goes tho  situation is aggrevaled in that tho  busy season on the ranches is at  hand with little or no spare timo  for anything but those labors that  have to do with providing tho  wherewithal to live.  With the proceeds of the recent  U'U.s, ralTie and J.-tncc-available thc-  hick of material to make up should  disappear, for a, time at any rate,  and the desirability and necessity  of the active help of every possible  worker, despite tho pressure in  other directions,   should   havo the  ii(MT<''i|i-i I ji     ;tt\i\    "iifi������nvt   ei-iMMideni-  rabefli  A,.  ,\\,  loan    of   ^7,500   for  a cannery   at | tion of everyone at all   handy with  (Uraud   Forks,   while   the   member ] the needle.  Editor Rfvibw:  Sib,���������In a recent issue of The Review we arrested the attention of  people on the sweeping assertion,  "We wish you to observe that, modern  religion as preached to-day, and Chris-  tionity as preached and practiced by  its Founder 20 centuries ago are ar far  apart in principle and truth as the  poles ore asunder." We called upon  Mr. Lidgate to prove, this most astounding assertion; to state the truths  and principles preached hy the Founder 20 contraries ago, and those preached  by the Catholic Church to-day, and  then to prove I hat the former are as  far removed from the latter as the  poles are asunder.  We ask for the day and date of the  change in principles and truth, and  he answers by saying that the church  dcfinocl him. Does the defining of a  truth, Mi'. Mditor, change it"** Is a  noun or a verb, after being defined by  a. grammarian, a different thing from  what it 'was before ? Does tho decision  of a court either make tho law or  change itP Docs the definition of the  ohuroh, which St. L'aul (-alls the pillar  and Ri-ound of truth, change the truth?  When asked to proye the change and  give the day and date lie answers hy  hy giving the date of a definition.  This may be an easy way out of a  difficulty, but, Mr. Editor, it is uot  according to the principles of scientific  education and, therefore, not satisfactory.  ������������������However, to enlarge a little further upon the matter, taking thu  natural man aud his earthly life altogether free from the deilU-aXion ami  -supernatural since attributed to him,  ..." What, Mr. Editor, is the date  of "rtince?" Is the deification or  divinity of Chi-i*,t, Mr. b'ditur, something "since attributed to Hiin?" St.  John begins Ids gospel by these remarkable words, "In the beginning  was the Word and the Word was  with (led, and the Word wiih find."  What audacity, on the part of Nt.  John, Mr. Editor, tlnm dogmatically  to asHi-rt the deification of Chi'mt ?  Which In it heller tn believe o.nneoin-  in}-; the truth l-night by the   Komld'-r,  DEALER IN  High class Boots and Shoes  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Speciatly  for Kawlo did   not   deem  <������-l.ilr.   Irieeen i.e������wl     <iuuii>  it.   worth I     Home one him sui/ifo-ited  to   Tlllfi  n    ij'ned-     ffi.M'ii-'ur    ���������!,.,������     mnil(ivu      miirht      he  i-iir. i-Viiior, til. John  aud  the  church  or Mr. I jidgnte V  "Father Mi-Cnliv   i\ M I  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Mxegulaiiufis  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, HiiHkatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, theNorth-  West Territory and in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may he  leased for a term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,500 acres will he leased to  one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in poison to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district in whieh  the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  he described by sections, or legal subdivisions oj sections, and in nnsurvey-  e.d territory the tract applied for nhal!  ho staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application must bo accompanied by a fee of Sjffi which will he refunded if the rights applied for aro not  available, hut nnlothcrwiHc. A royalty  shall he paid on the merchantable output of the mine at tho rate of five cents  per ton*  The pei-Hon operating the mine hIiiiII  fumt.'h the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for tho full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the.  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, such  rcturu.s tshoidd he i'u mi-died ut li-atst  once a. year.  The lease will include the coal iniiiiiie,  rights only, hut the Icnhoc may bo permitted to purchase -whatever available  surface rights may he neeoHHary for the  working of the mine at the rate of $10  an acre.  For full information application  should he made to the Hecretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or io any a-^eni, or iSuo-Ageiil ol  Dominion LiiiuIh.  W. W. CORY, Deputy MiiUHlorof  the Inferior.  N.It.   -Uliaiithoriv.cd publication of thir,  ul veil in-oii'iil will  Mot   lie oniil  fee  UuUttMlMlWHMlMttC THH   CRESTON   REVIEW  .WO  RUCJII.  The Bank of Hamilton has closed  its Pentciton branch.  Trail council is urged to instal a first  class sewer system in the city.  Trail ice dealers started their delivery wagons on the rounds this  week.  For the past month Kaslo city and  district raised $443 for the Patriotic  Fund.  C. B. Peterson is operating an auto  bus in Grand Forks, and meets all  trains.  />i y  ==      (APS/  Building operations are quite active  in Trail and yet there is a house  famine.  Rossland mines are shipping almost  60 per cent, of the ore treated at Truii  smelter at present.  Seven employees of the Hudson Bay  Co. store at Vernon have to date enlisted for overseas service.  Rossland had "244 telephones in use  on April 1, as. against 228 January 1,  1915, and 235 January 1, 1016.  At Cranbrook the militia authorities  have placed the hotel bars out of  bounds eqcept from 5 to 8 p.m.  The ladies aid of the Nelson hospital raised $270 for that institution  at a street sale of violets on Saturday.  Conservatives, Noti  A special meeting of the  Creston Conservative Association  will be   held at  Creston Mercantile Ball  ������  BEL 29th  OSanfa  namo  ���������TO.-   CS~.r.,.~ .  JLA1JI7  la^xtjgxxxtxxc  j.vc,jcn  avoivtso  Hai-dy, northern-grown "stock  of the following varieties :J  Senator Duniap, Parson's Beauty  Glen Mary and Magoon  100 Plants, postpaid, $1.50  1,000 Plants, f.o.b. here, $6.50  Coin Seed Potatoes  SELECTED STOCK  $1.50 per 100 pounds  Monrad Wigen  Wynndel, B*C*  that at  the present price of metals, the Greenwood smelter is making $900,000 a  year.  At Cranbrook trees will be planted  around the entire school grounds 24  feet opart, witeLshrubbery in all the  corners.  W. H. Almond, who enlisted at  Kaslo now holds the rank of regimental barber- with the - * ��������� -���������  overseas.  rjji.    T>~x.x.���������t:^.^  CTCUJU       *J���������Xtl\ltX.XXXJxt,  Wvnndel Sex Facto���������  WYKNDEL, B.C.  MANXTPACTUPiES  Boxes and Grates  HOSSgSl 3RS .11  ������!>������������<!  E. Moachem, a Rossland poultry  fancier who specializes in the sale of  spring chickens, last week imported  11,000 day-old birds.  The old Rossland steam laundry  which has been idle for some years, is  being overhauled and will resume  operations next month.  The Miner claims Kossland's business section is the dirtiest thoroughfare of the kind in B.C., and is shouting its head off for a civic clean up  day.  Rossland is still feeling some of the  after-effects of winter. A curling  match was one of the Good Friday  features, and the ice was in great  shape.  Trail council thinks the town's  assessment 06 $610,000 is too low and  Surveyor Anderson has been engaged  to make a brand new valuation of all  town property.  [ Ben Bainbridge, a Grand Forks  trapper, is just in from his winter's  work in the North Fork country, with  almost $500 worth of furs. There  were 13 beavor in the lot.  "Ledge: The snowfall in Phoenix  last week was a little over two inches  Phoenix is nearer the clouds than any  other town in Canada, and the air is  so thin that it seldom gets hot.  at 8.30 p.m.  to name a candidate to  submit to the nomination  convention to be held at  Kaslo, B.C., and to elect  such further and other  delegates to attend the  said convention as may be  necessary.  By order of the Executive  Board,  G. A. M. YOUNG,  Seey.-Treas.    a __  For the four months ending March  31 the citizens of Greenwood, accord-  to the statement of E. E. L. Dewdney,  treasurer, contributed to the Canadian  Patriotic fund the sum of $4927.  Rossland rod and gun club is asking  tbe government to appint a deputy  game warden, and also find a fishery  inspector for that district, and to prohibit the sale of venison and trout.  Kaslo council has given notice that  henceforth cows found running at  large in the city cemetery will be impounded. It is now a case of tieing  the bull outside for those frequenting  God's acre in that city.  Father Kennedy has strongly entrenched himself in the hearts of the  Moyie lads by organiziug a. baseball  club to be known as the "Moyie Midgets" and presenting them with a  complete baseball outfit,  Kootenaian: Although it is after  the middle of April, snow still lingers  within Kaslo city limits, there being  soms good sized patches of the white  stuff hanging around in the woods on  the south side of-the creek.  Fernie Free Press; A local C.P.R.  section boss with German leanings  attempted to argue the war situation  with a Russian employee. The section  boss was a fit subject for the hospita  at the conclnsion of tha argument.  44 /"A AIN or no gain the cause before the farmers of Canada is as clccr u3 it was last  vJ" year���������they must produce abundantly in order to meet the demands that may  be made, and I believe thia to be especially true in regard to live stock, the world's  supply of which must be particularly affected in this vast struggle."���������HON.  MARTIN BURRELL, Minister of Agriculture.  THE  FOLLOWING    STATEMENTS    ARE    BASED    ON     REPORTS   CONTAINED    IN  "THE  AGRICULTURAL  WAR   BOOK,   1916,"   PUBLISHED   BY   THE  DEPARTMENT  OF  AGRICULTURE,   OTTAWA,   ONT.  tLBVEE   STT&CI& The herds and Hocks of Europe  have been greatly reduced. When the war is over  there will be a great demand for breeding stock.  Canadian fanners should keep this in mind.  MEATS���������In HUG Great Britain imported (104,fi08  torm of beef, mutton nnd lamb, of which 304,245  tons came from without the Empire. Out of  430,420 tons of beef only 104,007 tons came from  within die Dui-jiit-.  The demands of the Allies for frozen beef,  canned beef, bacon nnd hams will increase rather  than diminish. Order:*, are coming to Canada.  The decreasing tonnage t>paco. available will give  Canada an advantage if we have the supplies.  BMMB^VBWl'd���������Home consumption of milk, butter  and cheese has incrcar-td of late years. The war  demands for cheese have been unlimited. The  Canadian cheese exports from Montreal in 1015  were nearly ftfl.r.OO.OOO over 191-1. Prices at  M onr real ���������Cliecsc : January 101.1, I'-Jo," io 17  cents ; .lanuaiy 1010, ISM to 18K> cents.  Butter: January 1015, *24 to 289-4 c-Mits;  January 1010, ',V2 to 33 cents. ���������������  EGGS���������Canada produced $30,000,000 worth of  eggf, in 1015 and helped out Groat Britain in the  short;i:ye. Shippers as well as producers have a  duty and an opportunity in holding a place in  that market.  WRITE TO THE DOMINION   DEPARTMENT   OF  AGRICULTURE  AND  TO   YOUR  |      * PROVINCIAL DEPARTMENT FOR BULLETINS ON THESE SUBJECTS  *������  ti  9  i  fflr  a  Tens of thouMindri of Canada's food producers have enlisted and gone to the front. It is only fair to them  that their home work shall he kept up as far as possible. Tin- l'.uipiic needs all tin* fond thai we ������-iin prodm-i**  in 1010.  I'UODVVK MORE AND SAVE MORE SAVE MATERIALS FROM  WASTE  MAKE I.A Itnm EFFICIENT SI'ENh MOSEY WISELY  THE   GOVERNMENT   OF   CANADA 1  THE   DEPARTMENT  OF  AGRICULTURE THE   DEPARTMENT   OF   FINANCE  ���������1.,1-v*-- - ���������*-, TSi*--*T--������������^"r*" ***"*���������****���������" ������������^!i'*^yi^**W'^  Wednesday-Afternoon Closing  Starts May 3rd..'-  ^a*^L% A.     Bx. WV^^x  "& ^ ^ *r^ W  a a *> * ���������       '  The almost-summer weather of the past few days  has put the ground in fine shape for gardening. You  will be getting busy doubtless, and if in need of  anything in the Garden Tools line don't forget this-  store. SPADES, SHOVELS, HOES, RAKES. &c,  here in abundance.  For POTATO PLANTING one of our Wire  Potato Baskets will lighten your labors as well tis  save you time.    Just a few of them left.  GARDEN SEEDS���������Ferry's, Steele-Briggs, aiul  McKenzies���������the best to be had. Our lines are still  complete but the demand is heavy so to avoid  disappointment buy early  Multiplyer and Dutch  Onion Sets  In these we are offering attractive prices, and the  Sats are the best to be had.  Jackson  General Store  Phone 81  creston  r^.  Creston  Hotel I  The Leading  Hotel of the  Fruit    Belt  \ /OU will make no mistake  " "��������� when you get off the trai*n  if you sign the register al  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.  Our   Guests I  \ y* /      a    *   8       Headquarters  tor Mining  Men,  '        " "   \   Lumbermen,    Kai.chers,   Tourists  and Commercials.  /. B. Moran  Fi  op.  THE CANADIAN BANK  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., IX.D.. D.C.L., President  JOHN AIRD, General Manacer. H. V. F. JONES, Ass't General Mutineer  CAPITAL, $15,000,000     RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000  mmmmmm^mmmmmmmmmmWmmm  FARMERS' BUSINESS  The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every  facility for the transaction of their banking business, including  the discount and collection of sales notes. Blank sales notes  ire supplied free of charge on application. S.-4  0. G. BENNETT  Manager Creston Branch  cg'g-e-ess-ee&ese^^^  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables |  $ Shipmem oi IvIcLuu^im Sleighs aad Cutters _ on Hr.r.d j  ������                              TEAM   SL1UGHS S  Harness, Single and Double and Supplies on Hand $  ������S  IS  *s  Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness  I Sleighs and Cutters COAL FOR SALK   $  1 H. S. McCreath, Prop, f  bono 50  B.rdur Avonno  llo* U  ^ ���������������-a* ���������B'-aE'*^^  4P rnSM BETCEW, CRESTON, B. a  REMEMBER 1 The ointment  you put on your child's skin gets  into the system just as surely as  food the child eats. Don't let  impure fats and mineral coloring  matter (such as many of the  cheap ointments contain) get  into your child's blood 1 Zam-  Buk is purely herbal. No poisonous coloring. Use it always.  50c. Box at All Druggists and Stores.  ! RHEUMATISM A MYSTERY  Unless Rooted Out of the Sys-  stem It*Grows Worse and  Worse  ��������� Some diseases give immunity from  ' another attack, but rheumatism works  | just the other way. Kvery attack of  i rheumatism invites another. Worse  s than that it reduces the body's power  I so that each atiack is worse than the  i one before. If any disease needs eur-  ! ing- early it is rheumatism, hut there  I are few cases physicians find move  j difficult to treat successfully. Wet  i weather does uot cause rheumatism as  j was once thought, though weathor  . conditions may start the aches and  j pains. Rheumatism is now known to  j be dependent upon the blood coiuii-  | tion and medical authorities agree  ! Lhat the blood becomes thju wuh  ��������� alarming- rapidity as rheumatism de-  ; velops. Maintaining thw quality of  I tue   blood  is.   therefore,  a  reasonable  way of preventing aud curing vheutu-j aia  jut ism.    That   it   works  out   in   fact,  is  i shown by the  beneik-Ui"!  results which  j follow a fair use of IU*. Williams' Phil  i Pills.    These pilis acuiatl.\  make new  Britain Handles Mail  i*. e  US l**!USSiUIl? !  The enormous number of pa  merchandise  seized   from   iVo>  post   while en  route  to  and  United  Stmea  are  l>*ias   dis  as  vapidly  as  possible  by  t  authorities.  farcels considered i-it-oe^a-  preliminary examination uro  as quickly aa possibb- t.o ti  tinat ion, wiiilp other;; <u -or  Una lion whieh are subjei",  ion    must   pass      i.hrony,h  eels of  parcels  roiu  tho  e   I  pri'io court procedure  seized in ordiu: ry  submit.  T h e p ro c n ra 1 o r-ge i \ t';  court  is now trying io  from   iho   consigner:-,  sisting   of   goods   siisji  Get man   origin   in   or!  it  these  woi';1 shipped  w  t rati sit  ;e   Hritish  ���������ift.-r a  ent   on  iv   -h's-  ,:\' dos-  suspie-  i.isual  goods  must  L'l.-l  to  I'.X.:'  ilii1'  BAKING POWDER  COMTAiir������i5     T-aO    Aft)".  Tha oniy wai! Esnown medium 8*>rloa������-������  baking; powder   tnada  In Canada  thtti does not contain alum end  which   haa   all  its   ingredients  plainly stated on the label.  E.W.GiLLETT COMPANY LIMITED  W.NN.PKO T<>RONTO-   ������NT-   MONTWAU  ���������aggiBai-BgtJgjgBSB.^^  whereby  ���������A'  nu-nt  tneul   permit4   Aniciieun  ship certain kinds of ,>>���������;  iv.  al oi the prize  .���������;o' iMv'orinatiou  u ]>ar(.-,viS eon*  -el t'd to be ot'  ���������i* to -iscenaiu  undor arrange-  Uvitisii gavern-  iiupoi-.t-.i-s   to  e.-s from tier-  Co-operative Methods  The   Modern  Way  to   Ship  to   Market  Livestock  Blocks wheels and  #���������������-������ L-j-������o  nrnfi tc  fcf X villS,  Kills  makes profits.  Dealers Everyjcher*  The Imperial OU Com.pa.vy  Li=uJ������d  3������*"AJi-CHS3   Xvf  ASmf  Cr*"l*������3  Yet your best horse is just as  liable to develop a Spavin, Riagbotic,  SPAVIN CURE  has saved mail}- thousands of dollars itihorie  flesh by entirely curing these ailments.  Nelson Griffith. I.::ncrLk. Sas!;. writes:  m  "I hare been using- your Spavin Cure ar.d find  ������t one of tbe best liniments. It completely curii a  curb on a driving mare".  Don't take chances -with vour horses.    Ke;-> a  "faottleof KenclaU'sliaudv.'Sl���������OfarS.V O-irboVc  "Treatise on the Horse" tree at drujiffUts or  Br. B. S. KENDALL CO.. Enosburg Falls. Vt.       103  Making Ourselves  Useful  The picnic season is at hand,  When to the music of the band  We'll journey to the wooded lot  And lu some cool, secluded spot  Will feed the  hungry chig;ger3.  i-icls blood . whieh drives oat. the  rheumatic, poison and while the blood  is kept hi litis condition thoiv Is no  ci anger oi the trouble, returning;. Mr.  \V. T. Pell, Palermo. Out., says'. "t  was attached with a trouble which  was ultimately pronounced rheumatism. Often 1 wus barely able to crawl  into bed. and seldom able to do a full  day's work. In this, condition. 1 doctored for a year, absolutely yet ting- no  i belter. Then i consulted another doc-  ; tor  whose chief consolation was that  ��������� unless I could get rid of the trouble I  i would be a cripple for life, lie pre-  ! scribed dieting, and 1 doctored with  i Ulm for at least, six mouths, but instead of getting relief I became weaker and less able to get around. Then I  ��������� decided to try a doctor in Toronto, and  | was under his treatment for ahout  .four months vith no better results. I  ' gave up the doctors and tried other  ', remedies which were equally futile.  \ Then  one dav our store keeper sent  rue a box of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills,  j saying-, that if they did not help me I  ; need not pay for them. I took them  and then got some more and found  they were helping me. I probably  used 310 worth before I felt fully  cured, but they did cure me and were  cheap as compared with the other  treatments which did not help me. The  cure was made several years ago, and  I liave not had 2. twinge of rheumatism since. Today I am well and  strong and I beiieve I owe it all to  Dr. Williams' Pink PiTls."  I You can get these pills through any  i medicine dealer or by mail, post paid,  i at 50 cents a box or six boxes for $2.50  1 from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  I Brockville, Ont.  The live stock shipping associa-  | tions, common in .Minnesota and Wis-  ; cousin, aro co-operative institutions  i of unusual merit. They substitute  ! for tho old local buyer system, a  jsys'ein of handling stock that results  I in an actual saving in necessary ex-  : penses   amounting   to   forty   or   fifty  RI . *-, ������ *   dollars   a   carload.     This     saving     is  hemnatism Uir������ci!;e,;Uir?i>" ,ou,tslde oC .xy ������r������flts \\]x^    , thti   local   buyer     might   take.     It   is  quite     impossible  for    a  local  buyer  11 Every Stiff Joint Limbered,  That Old Family Kcmc-dy "Ner-  viltne" is Guaranteed for the  Worst Cases  CURES  NEURALGIA,  LUMBAGO  BACKACHE,  $53 rv.  read-  va ve-  *eed  of  If a snail could make up to look like  a race horse it would rind plenty of  men ready to bet on it.  Away With Depression and Melancholy.���������These two evils are the accompaniment, of a disordered stomach  and torpid liver and mean wretchedness to all Avhom they visit. The surest and speediest way to combat them  is with Parmelee's Vegetable Pills,  which will restore the healthful action  of 'the stomach and bring relief. They  havo proved their usefulness in thousands of cases and will continue to  give relief to tho suffering who are  wise enough to use them.  Rheumatism   today   is   v,���������.'.:���������,a :o  It is so  well understood  aud *iO  iiy curable that every day we ha  ports  of "old  chronics   be  their tormenter.  "1 can speak confidently of the Nerviline treatment, for the simple reason  that it cured me," writes Albert ii.  Cornelius, from Kingston. "You cau't  imagine how it iff and lixma and sore {  was. Nights at a time 1 couldn't sleey  well. 1 followed the Nerviliue directions carefully.���������had it rubbed into the  sore regions four or five times everyday. Every rubbing helped to reduce  the pain. The swelling v.-e:u down. I  got a fair measure of relief in a week.  1 also took two Ferrozouu Tablets  with my meals. They increased niy  appetite and spirits, purified my blood  and toned np my system generally.  "I am as well today as a man could  be���������in perfect good health. 1 give  Nerviline all the credit."  A large family size hottle or* Nerviline costs  only 50c. or the  trial size  1 to   e.omnlet    with a shipping association.  i     There  are    approximately     200      >���������!  i these  associations  in  Minnesota,  and  i so   far as  we  know, says A.  D.  Wil-  ��������� *vo..   director   of   the   extension   division of tiie "Minnesota college of agri-  f culture,     not     one   has   failed.     The  j organization    is    exceedingly    simple  as   no capital stock is sold and  none  is   needed,    it    represents  simply    a  mutual  agreement    by    a  group    of  farmers    to ship their stock together,  and   by this  means   each farmer,   r .*--  gardless    of    the    amount of    stock  handled, is enabled to ship to a central  market    at carload rates and  to  i got exactly    what    his stock   brings  I on the market less the cost of freight.  j yardage,    commission,    etc.    In other  J words,   a   man   cali   sell   one   hog   to  | just as good advantage as  he  can a  j carload.  The Boys' and Girls' Clubs  One of the most valuable and interesting organization and educational  movements started and supervised by  the U.S. department of agriculture, is  the boys' and girls' clubs throughout  the agricultural sections of this country. In the southern states 110,000,00-0  boys and girls were���������enr6lled during  1S15. Of the 60,000 boys,-many were  interested in soil improvement and in  pig and poultry rais.ing. The 50,000  girls were enrolled ih the canning  clubs. In the northern and western  states thero were 150,000 boys and  girls enrolled in various clubs. The  leading projects -were the growing of  corn, potatoes, garden and canning  work. Aside from the educational  value of this work the social and economic co operation resulting from these  clubs is .beyond all valuation.  j A Household Medicine.���������They that  1 are acquainted with the sterling pro-  j perties of Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil in  j the treatment of many ailments Would  not be without it in "the house. It is  j truly a household medicine and as it  ��������� is effective in dealing with many or-  j diuai'y complaints it ia cheaper than a  ! doctor. So, keep it at hand, as lhe  it may  come most unexpect-  How Sickly Women  May Get Health  If they could only be made to see  that half their ills are caused by impure blood, it wouldn't take long to  cure them with Dr. Hamilton's Pills.  Truly a wonderful medicine that invigorates, strengthens, renews. Every  tired, worn out woman that tries Dr.  Hamilton's Pills will improve rapidly,  will have better color, increased appetite and better digestion.  No better rebuilding ton**"-*- can b������  found than Dr. Hamilton's Pills which  are safe, mild and health giving. For  forty years Dr. Hamilton's Pills have  been America's most valued family  medicine, 25c per box at all dealers.  25c, and is useful in a hundred ills in  the family. Whether it's toothache,  earache, headache, neuralgia, lame  back or a cold, -"'Nerviline  will    cure  call  for  edly  A  girl  who knows she is pretty likes  to   have  her  suspicions  corroborated.  just, as readily- as it will cure rheumatism.    For family use nothia  Nerviline.  . \  equals  Minard  ia.  s  Liniment  Relieves  NeuraP  "I hear that the Browns avo going  to lead the simple life this summer.'  ���������'That is news to me."  "That they are to live that way?"  "No;  volved.'  that Brown is    so deeply m-  A Continuous Performance  Wifey���������Henry, I will have to have  some new   clothes  this  spring.  Hubby���������Good heavens, how long is  this thing to go on?   That's just what  you   said last fall.  Economical Wife  "Henry, dear, the children are needing shoes."  ''Needing shoes again. Do you think  I am made of money? Where are the  ones I bought for t'nexn just a few days  ago? I suppose you have given them  to some beggars under the impression  that their father's amusement was ta  buy new ones."  "No, my dear, I have not given them  away. I have put them through the  meat chopper and will serve them tomorrow as hash. Be home early for  dinner, dear."  Sure  "What is a co-worker?"  "One who helps you work somebody  of course."  Minard's  Liniment  Cures   Dandruff.  The artist was on a sketching  ex  pedition and seeing  old  house  in    a  through he asked  old manor house.  '���������Al-.iuor house? No, sir, that it ain't  ���������it's an old widder ootnan as lives  then'."  The pie trust would retire from the  field vanquished -and binding up the  wounds* to its pocketbo'ok were the  women to light it with the kind of pies  that mother used to mako. ���������������..  Watch  ^ble for  SvmSey ?octl paSSS 1Deafness Cannot Be Cured  n. laborer il* it wic ',n i '!**' lcca! "PPlications, n<- tliey emi-iot reach the  ji moc-ici it it wab an ; diseased portion ofllic car.   Tliere is only one way  1 to erne ueiii'iicss, nml Hint is by constitutional  remedies, nejil'tics:! is caused by an inflamed  condition of Uieiiitic-on.stininir of the KusUu-liijin  Tube, When (his tulu: is inflamed you have' ii  nnubliiic sound or imperfect hcnrlnc ami when  il is entirely desert. Deufiuss is the result, nnd  unless the iiifliiinnlioii can lie taken out nnd this  tube restored d> ils normal condition, licai-inc  will he destroyed forever: nine eases out of ten  are caused hy Catarrh, which is nothing- hut an  inflamed condition of the mucous surfaces.  We will irive One Hundred Dollars for nny  Civic of IH-iifue.ss (caused b.v catiirih) that cannot  be cured hy Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for  circuit!t-Ha free.  F. j. ciii'rs'Kv tt co., Toi.kho, a.  Said by Driuririsis, TSc.  Take Hall's I'uniily rills for constipation.  Wizard Ihtrbank make it pos  ns to pick ligs from thistles.  STOPPED SHOUT  Taking Tonics, and Built up on Right  Food  The mistal'i- is frequently made of  trying to build up a worn-out nervous  ���������bystem on .so-cailcd ionics.  New material from which to rebuild  u.-f'd up tissue cells is wliut should bu  f>uPi* 1 b';l, and thlri can ho obtained only  from proper food.  "I found niyr-clf on tlio verge or a  noncus collapse, duo to overwork and  study, and in illness in tlio family,"  wrltt's ;i young mother.  ",\ly fi-li-mis became alarmed because I grow pule und thin and could  run Hlcep nights. 1 took vuriouR totiU-K,  but uiidr oiu-.u.n won- oil' -shortly afu-r  1 i-inppfMl taking them. My food did  not  MN-iii lo iifiurlt-h mc.  "Weudiii-. of t'.i-apc-Niils-, I determined to mop ������li<������ louh'H and nor> what a  ������������������ii;ui--<: U! I'i'-t would do. I alo <ii\ipo-  Nmi,. ioui- timet-, a day with cn-:itii. an',  di'ui��������� It mtlK uIho, wild, to bed c.u'iy ai'-  U-r ci-tiiig a di'di of (Irapc-Nm:;.  "lit about two w-'-k;' I wan n  i-iMiiMlly. hi n :-,bort lino* j������:ili|iw|  It. Ml;-; a iliu'i-i'i'Ul v.ommi.  and fi'i-:;!i air wont ���������]  '. 11��������� <��������� <I I i .'I'i-'OmiiiIInIi ! |n  "Tlic'v'ii ii   Iteur.on,"  uv    (   ,i h.mi,Ml    I'd:.hllli   I 'O  101',  t )||t  ("v������r   read  the  a|������ov������  letter?  ZTtt .*-!pp?;>rr. from ti������m������ tr> tinv*  are.  (jcnlunc,  Hue,  and  full   of  In to f Cil.  Likely   Place  is   employed  In   a  nowa  sh o   said,  accopted  Katherine  paper office,  "Have  a   couRh   drop,"  The  other  -iirls  each  107.011 Re.  "Got a cold'.'" they enquired.  KiithorliH- nodded.  "Whorc'd you uel. it'-"  "Jn   tho   circulation   doparlmr-nt,  courso." Youngi'town ToU'U'rnni.  of  Minard'a  Etc.  Liniment     Cures   Burno,  -and f  Nul.v  aty-ui  n-iiult:  ������' I V<'II  1CJ  w,  4\  \>\ni;  H'.������!H  'rt|i.i  ; i :������!>,���������. y  Napr*. i  Win !- !  I  A   n������wl  Thry j  luiman  No More Than Natural  "That nlrl may ho a popular favor-  lie, Iiui  mm in onMroly too prominent,  1101 l.i.i nay   HliMcUi-rulai',"  "Thut'K all rlt;hl.    Ihu'I. It' rlchl. aud  propor for n belli, to have a utrilclai;  record?"  Worum ('.���������",! upon the vllalily of  children and cndaiii'or their llveii. A  ���������simple and iffeillvo cun, is .Molliur  ^'Iravi-a'   Worm   l-lxtenulnalor,  Dr.CasseirsTabSets are the Proved  Take iiiesa for all Kidsiey & (Urinary  r.i-nr������i  Wbrn  Hn r.,une  ho I'Oino aerouii'.'"  In these trying complaints Dr. CasSeTTfe Tablets  are of proved value. They restore perfect efficiency  to the kidneys by nourishing the nerves which  control kidney action, and thus enable th:? system  to get lid of uric acid and other impurities winch art; tlu? cause  of Urinary Troubles, Dropsy, and' Rheumatism.  Dr. Chas. Fmv.haw, D.Sr... F.C.S., etc., the well-known  scientist, says : '* I have thoroughly tested Dr, CasseU'sTablets,  ami can conscientiously recommend them as an eminently saf������  and elective remedy l'or all forms of nerve and bodily weakness. My knowledge of Dr. Cassell's Tablets leads me to the  opinion that the ingredients form a remarkably potent medicine,  quite safe for young and old in cases of nervous prostration,  debility anceiniii, loss of tlesh, malnutrition, children's weakness, spinal and nerve paralysis, and many lorms of stomach  and kidney troubles."  Dr, Casscll's Tablets raise the vital standard o( the entire.  system, and thus promote kidney health and {-.enc-ial health  *-whon other means fail.  Dr. Cassell's Tablets are Nutritive, Restorative, Alterative,  and Anti-Spasmodic, and of ������real Therapeutic value in all  do ran p*m cuts of Ihe. Nerve aud Functional Systems in old or  ',-..;-.;'.,'*,    They  ���������\������'"> flv rei-*r������p;ni^r������d home ivniedv for Nervous  i'reakdown, Nerve and Spinal Paralysis, lnlantile Paralysis,  Kickets, Si. Vitus' Dance, Anemia, Slceplessnet-.s,   Kidney  Disease, Dyspepsia, Stomach Catarrh, Brain Fatf, Headache,  Palpitation,  Wasting  Diseases,   Vital Exhaustion,  Loss of  Fledi,   and    Premature   Decay.      Specially   valuable;   for  Niu-.iiif", Mother.*, nnd during the C.ritical   Periods of  Life.   \$*������^o\  ttoxm, WI ������i������t '* mm mji ,,*ij���������  M tr*. tmma.    H  U'    Tl     I I     tO<**l������  I  I Id IT������  "ind  "J idioiild "uy h-  "And tdndl iiui V"  "I  don'i   -;,-<i   you.'  "I'ome   ai.-i-ic-.H   svi  i!lO  li   Uo'   com  Iimh^I.;).;   an,|    "O.Mit-.ri    Mtrouf;hout   f'.inndu   'rll    Mr.   Cas-Hl';  'l'.lhli'l'i.       II    Hot   piOI-.UIil.hlo   HI    V"'1"    '���������">'   f.'iuii    hi   tin:    ,-,wi<-   dl;<���������lll^,  lUrold    I1*.    Rih-hio   .*;   Co,   f-ld .    10,   MiCaiil   Vli<-(-t,  'l'ovoitto;  n:\+ \\\\tf 10 coit'i, hik lii.xis tor tho pfu-i- cA f.vc.  r-**  Seu,l your xiinid <i>i7 tuLlmm  and f) rn/i/.t (or (jo-Utifiti, el.-,, t>  Harold E. Ritchie o,- (.',)., /.',/.,  10, McCixnl Stunt,   loritito, aiul  a (rtHtroui :i,imfilt .vill >>e tiiMlfd  \wi ft ft i,l ihavgA. m  ''I   uw   "!>���������������   when   I   moiitloiioil   ll  Nixtr Pr<fi>ri*lorJ ;-; Dr. ("a.'.Sfll* Co., U*,,, Uio:ehr,lrr,   ������������������������.ixfttt M.������,<m*\*<imim*f i .x*% \tmwH.m**n mtmmmm}miltmmmxx������*milm*m*jmmym^  V.IKJ.  _^m*^M  ^mbyttttmmmmiM. mm *t>f&&mMV&~l*^'^  mm. B-������in.t>i.������uuii..u���������-,....r. - inninTMTIilii������iimi*fHimimiiii>MiliHii. It  tf^in^wmw-iMim  ma**  iiiiiiiaisfaa^aMfeaiaM^'BMSJiiM^ S?HE REyiKW. CEESTOK", IB,  fflWm RV THE AFRMAM 1NVAM1K-  W TV &MUP   VA    & A&im* \3BJM.mUSii%iyi   iii f raB^Mtu  PRINT AND CIRCULATE PATRIOTIC BELGIAN PAPER  Patriotic Belgians Laugh at German  Invaders' Threats and Wait  Patienlly for the Day of Vengeance, When the Bosches  Will Be Driven From Their Country  General von Bissing* is finding  that the Belgians are not the "capricious children" he fondly supposed.  Eluding his army oE spies and defying his hordes of police,, fervent patriots conduct a spirited if secret campaign, like that of the ''Black Hand/'  against  the  German tyrants.  Despising the Germanized Belgian  papers whicli seek to divide their  ranks, the patriots print and circulate secretly a patriotic paper, the  contents of which made German of-  iieials rave in impotent anger and  send German spies feverishly . into  cafes, shops, offices, and the homes  of the suspect.  There are Belgians who fear the  Germans, but many more fear the  vengeance of the patriots, who recently showed their .will and energy  in tracking down the. betrayer of  Nurse Cavell and striking him dead  at his own door.  In the towns and villages of Belgium the following proclamation is  prominently posted:  "Whoever within the territory governed by the governor-general is  found guilty of suspected incendiai*-  3sm, causing an inundation, attacks  on or resistance to the representatives of German civilian or military  authorities, .will be punished by-  death, or, if extenuating circumstances are proved, by ten or twenty  years' penal servitude. Whoever  spreads false rumors in regard to  the German army or of so-called  victories by the allies, or stirs up a  rebellion, or instigates soldiers to act  contrary to their military duties, will  be punished by five years* imprisonment.  But the patriots laugh at these  threats and wait patiently for the  day of vengeance.  Everywhere in Belgium Germans  fire buying or commandeering goods  and stock, which they send to Germany. While the food sent by America just keeps the Belgians .from  starving, the Germans . buy up at  tiieir own prices food produced by  the Belgians themselves. Especially  are they keen on acquiring horses.  One Belgian farmer was ordered  to sell a really fine horse for $100.  JLoath to part with the valuable animal, the Belgian tried subterfuge,  protesting that the . horse was unsuitable for military purposes, as it  Buffered   from   defective   eyesight.  '���������In that case we will give you only  $40," said the German buyer, and the  "horse changed hands at that price.  A patriotic Belgian dentist had a  similarly disconcerting experience.  A German officer afflicted with toothache came to him for treatment, and  the sight of the suffering Hun appealed to the patriotic instincts of  tho dentist, who pleaded that he had  no time for a consultation.  Shortly afterwards he received an  official message ordering him to be  consulting room at seven  Promptly on the hour the  of toothache and two other  prepared. The patient took  the dental- chair, and his comrades,  drawing their revolvers, threatened  the unfortunate dentist with instant  death if he inflicted -unnecessary  pain!  As the use of all firearms by Belgians is forbidden throughout the  country, German officers have confiscated sporting guns, formed battues, and in some cases offered the  game at fabulous prices . to the real  owners of the preserves.  Fines simply shower on the unlucky Belgians. An unguarded word  tn a cafe, a sharp retort to a soldier,  nn "insulting' glanco at an officer,  nnd the offenders nre promptly arrested and ns promptly fined.  A young Belgian girl sent a letter  1o a friend, making ubo of the phrases  "When these murderers aro fione"  nnd "Anyono who is not ti patriot is  n Boehe!"  Tho letter being Intercepted, sho  was arrested and heavily fined.  "Why do you call ns Bodies?" nsk-  nl iho 'conmiandunt petulantly.  "Why,  bQcnuHo    you  aro   Hoches,"  retorted   the    young   girl   spiritedly,  "You   look  like    Hor-hcn,  you  speulc  lIUo Bodies, aud you uet like Bodies."  'I've a good  mind to send you to  said  the  angry command-  Germany,  ant.  "Where the Bodies come from?"  asked.the girl pleasantly.  She was doubly fined, but, as she  told her friends afterwards. "It was  well worth the money."  Belgium is full of German troops.  In the words of a Dutch visitor, "You  fall over German soldiers as soon as  you reach Esschen (just over the  frontier). They pack the road to  Antwerp, and you can't move for  them in Brussels. They seem strong  enough in numbers, but there is some  anxiety shown over a coming allied  offensive on a big scale in the  spring."  3u   his  o'clock,  victim  officers  Dry Soldiering  203rd Battalion Bans the Use of Liquor  Irs  Its Ranks  The popularity of "Dry Soldiering"  has been demonstrated beyond the possibility of a doubt in the response received by Lieut.-Col. J. E. Hansford in  his call for recruits for the 203rd battalion of which he.is the officer commanding.  Many of those who have flocked to  join the king's forces in this new* battalion, have stated that, the fact that  the saloon is to be always "out of  bounds" for its members, has been the  one point of preference .most outstanding and influencing them in their  selection of leadership.  The 23rd was originally heralded as  the "Methodist Battalion." This, however, was an error, as its ranks are  open to all. It might be stated, however, that the entire Western Canada  organization of the Methodist church  s behind the recruiting scheme, and its  long-reaching effectiveness is already  bearing much fruit.  Lieut. F. P. Lloyd of -saskatoon, the  third of three sons of Priucipal Lloyd  of Emmanuel College, in that city to  enlist for service overseas, has been  selected to take charge of recruiting-  work in. the northern part of Saskatch-.  ewan, and has opened quarters in the  Canada Building in Saskatoon.  Capt. W. R. Green, wlfose father's  name is a by-word among the Grain  Growers of Southern Saskatchewan, is  in charge of recruiting activities in  the southern portion of the province,  and will have his headquarters in  Moose Jaw.  For those enlisting now arrangements have been made that they may  return home for both seeding and harvest, which is a big consideration to  farmers' sons who are thus afforded  the opportunity of doing dduble service for their king and country.  Those interested in the particular  benefits offered them in this battalion  might either write or wire the Winnipeg headquarters in the Great West  Permanent Loan Building, and instructions will be forwarded without delay,  and transportation arranged to the  nearest centre.  Yes, It Has Existed  Quite true it is, as .Tane Addams  avers, that China existed a thousand  years without an army. "Existed" is  the proper word. So does a slave exist. So does a yellow clog, kicked by  every passer-by, yapped at by every  fellow canine, scratched by every cat.  But do slaves and yellow dogs live?  Is their existence worth while? If  China, has so existed for a thousand  years it also has been the victim of  every freebooting tribe that has come  its way. It has been enslaved by every  adventurous nation-. It has boen  forced under the yoke of foreign dynasties and obiged to boar tho badge of  servitude���������a pigtail. And it has been  stagnant, so stagnant it has been unable oven to decay like decent, self-  respecting countries under bondage.  China is a fine example of the glories  of pacificism.���������Detroit Free, Press.  John Bull Young Again  From an Address by Lloyd George to  Munition    Workers  What  has  been    accomplished    in  these works is an illustration of what  Britishers   can   do   under     pressure.  Only   a   few weeks   ago    they' were  turning out mantelpieces here,  I believe, and catching dab-chicks in the  stream.   (Laughter).    Now  you  have  got    these    magnificent    works,    all  within a few weeks and there (pointing to the shells) is the result. There  is your 12-inch and there is your 8-  incb,   and  there  is   your heavy howitzer���������aii, essential  to victory  in  the  field.     I     am     not   under-estimating  those gallant men at the front, but I  tell you that the work which you are  doing   and   are   about  to   do   in   the  course of the next few weeks is worth  an army of corps of the best infantry.  (Cheers).    You have no notion until  you go there how important the work  is  that you    are  doing.    There  you  find    a    network    of trenches,  labyrinths of trenches, with every form of  obstacle and entanglements, and concrete   emplacements    that   our   men  cannot get over.    It. is no  good  pitting their   poor bodies against machine  guns and  trench  mortars.    How  are   they   to     get    through?     Those'  shells are going to see them through.  (Cheers).    The  work you  are doing  here   is  going  to  smash  through  to  victory;   and   if  you  saw,   as   I   did,  row    after    row*    of these that were  just  waitng    to    be  sent  across  as  presents for    the Kaiser���������how    they  cheer the hearts of. our troops. They  do not destroy life;  they spare  life.  Believe me, without these, thousands,  scores of thousands, of the most gallant men that ever left the shores of  Britain would  fall.    With these they  will not merely    get through to victory, but will come back rejoicing in  victory (cheers), and I am so glad to  know that you here, each one of you  know* that, realize it,    and    that you  are    putting    the    whole     of    your  strength   into   it.     It   is   a  merely between the British  the army of the Kaiser:  it  between    the    British workman  and  the    workshops    of    Germany.    The  British   workman     is .  supplying   the  material   which    is   going  to   enable  us  to  win the  victory that will   destroy forever the despotism of Prussian   militarism    and    inaugurate   a  reign of freedom in Europe. (Cheers).  This war is going to  make a  difference in the life of this country and  of the world, a difference for better  or for wofse which you cannot calculate.    This is one  of those moments  in the history of    the world when it  takes a plunge downwards or a flight  upwards.    Which    it    takes    depends  not    upon our soldiers alone;   it depends   upon     our   workmen   also.    I  can see now- the  difference which it  is making in Britain.   In the old days  the hustler was regarded as an alien  enemy, who. had come to this country  to steal tha  bread  of the  easy-going  Briton:  but we have discovered that  the hustler is a British-born subject,  living among us.    John Bull was getting  soft,  flabby,  fat,    and   indolent.  He  was just slouching along.    Then  the wrar came, and now his tissues are  as firm as ever; he is alert, vigorous,  and strong; he is hitting hard, and is  going  to   work  his   way  through   to  victory.    John    Bull is young again;  the      war    has     rejuvenated     him.  (Cheers).   I see before me 2,000 men  who mean business,    'there are a million more outside    and more than a  million   in     France     and   elsewhere  overseas   waiting   for    munitions.     I  know  you  will  not  disappoint   them.  They are gallant    and brave fellows.  Theirs   the   discomfort,    theirs     the  danger, theirs, too often, the sacrifice.  Put forth the whole of your strength  as  you   are   doing  today,   and    their  sacrifice  will  not be  in  vain.  fight not  army and  is a fight  For any floors ��������� tile,  woo d9 linoleum ���������  quickly takes up all the dirt  and removes  all the  stains  The Anonymity of Writers  Strange  Case  of a   Man   Who  Wrote  Articles on Fashion  One of the standing subjects of humorous remarks among New York  theatre goers are the weekly articles  on men's fashions, published over the  nom de plume of "Beau Brummel," in  the programs iu the theatres of the  better class.  Some people think "Beau Brummel"  is a woman, while others believe him  to be merely a haberdasher with a  drug habit. However that may be,  it is a reasonable supposition that no  one Avears any of the clothes that  "Beau Brummel" writes about. It  couldn't be done. If any man ever arrayed himself in one week's output of  the "Beau Brummel" fashions and  started down Broadway he'd land in  jail or the psychopathic ward at Belle-  vue.  The case of "Beau Brummel" is  merely funny. But here is a grim ana \  pitiful little tragedy which is in a way  related to it. In a small tenement at  the eastern and poverty-stricken end  of Fifty-sixth street, the police found  John Conwell and his old mother,  dead from gas. The man was pas*  middle age, -and unmarried. They  lived alone, and he idolized the woman���������a poor old drunkard. The neighbors said he used to cry hysterically  when she would stagger home, stupe  fied with drink. At last he turned on  the gas while she slept, and died with  her.  He wore cotton overalls at the time  of his death, and the few articles of  his wearing apparel found in. the  apartment were worn and ragged. YTet  the letters and papers whieh the police took possession of proved that  he earned a livelihood fpr himself and  his ".mother by writng articles on the  latest  fashions   in  men's   dress.  Identifying Ropes In Navy  Every rope used in the British  naval service, from heaving line to  hawser, wherever used on board ship  or in dockyard, has woven into one  of its strands, for purposes of i'den-  tification, a colored thread.  A different color is used according* to the port of manufacture; red,  blue, green'and yellow being adopted  for different ports. The presumption  is that any rope with the colored  thread found outside of such uses  is in improper hands.  This custom has- prevailed in ths  British navy since long before the  days' of  Nelson.  Mother���������My dear Percy, now that  you've left college you must really begin looking for some sort of employment.  - Percy���������But don't you think, mother,  it would be more dignified to wait until the offers begin to come in?  g^W������  Government Will Buy no More Horses  The government docs not Intend  purchasing nny moro horses for military purposes in Canada during tho  Hiimnier. This was stated In the house  In reply to an opposition question.  Thoro aro 1.701) on hand in tho various divlHioniil  urous.  Sunlight Soap has u high standard of purity which is backed  by a $5,000 guarantee. If a  soap has no standard thero in  no reason why it should always  be of uniform quality, always  couiuiu iha best materials or  be anything like as good as  the soap with a nlnndard.  HI  Q  O      j-  Cf  TSjifH JSS. H. BL Bl r^- EL. d  Another "Voyage of the Sunbeam"  Lord Brassey has placed at the disposal of the government of Tndia his  steam yacht. Sunbeam, which was also utilized for the same purpose last  autumn in  the Mediterranean.  There can he very few yachts in  commission which have seen so ranch  active service as the Sunbeam, for  it must be moro than forty years  since the first Lady Brassey made  the ship a household word by her  account of a voyage round the world  in it. A few years ago, it will be remembered, tho gallant old yacht waa  ontered for a Transatlantic race for  sailing yachts, nnd made quite a  good showing among !he younger  and larger boats, though not the first  to reach tho goal.  The staunch old boat now filled  with steam, though retaining her  masts and spars for sailing, paid a  visit to Montreal harbor four or  live yearn ago, under tho com in a ml  of her noble muster, who is a properly qualified sou captain.  For Forty Years Lydia E. Pinkham's  Vegetable Compound Has Been  Woman's Most Reliable Medicine  ���������Here is More Proof ���������  Must   Not   Feed   Germane  Polish orgnnl/.nlions    In     the  oa   States   bavin**;    approached  BrlilHh   government,   to   penult  lo onu  of  the  visions nnd cloth In ft  for  the   Inhabitants  Unit-  the  pro-  Poland  district a  Scenfc  -OK  m  ! I SVtmtmmxmm***  "*���������"*��������� i'",T'"1liV-'WW*ttir''ilrWII.'V-''l'J"V il'"lii.- iiiJI'j.  dovast.nlod   by  the   war,   Kir E.  Grey  Una  replied   that  11   if������  impossible  to  urranK-'jij'-nt   until  :-.1 ������������������!;]   li.-i-i i-   pi oh il.!:--  all  foodstuffs  from  and    have  guiiran-  KtOC.'S    Of    fOOllHtllfl'l!  <|!:'h:uhh   i-'.ii-h     an  ' r,( v.u-iuy   nv.i,    .'.-,-,:  ed   the  export   of  llm-dun   Poland,  iooti  thai  native  Hint 11 not be drawn  occupying   arm Ich.  "The   water   lool'i:  X'iiim.    nid you (liter it?"  upon to ffM'd tho  '    ho flllcr'n out of order, mum  1 in.i it (hrou/Ui iho iiie.it r.hoppcr  uwrul-j    cloudy,  but  U. 1CS0  To women who are suffering from some form of  woman's special ills, and have a constant fear of breaking  down, the three following letters ought to bring hope: ���������  North Crandon, Wis. ��������� "When I was 16 years  old I got married and at 18 years I gave birth to  twins and it left me with very poor health.   I could  not walk across the floor without having to sit  down to rest and it was hard for me to keep about,  and do my work.    I went to a doctor and lie told  mc I had a displacement and ulcers, and would  havo to have an operation.   This frightened me so  much that I did  not know what to do.   Having  heard of Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound  ��������� v-.^^-^"^^'^! thought I would give it a trial and it made mo as  ^^...,.;.'������lM'..;-^l'.^i*vvell as ever.    I cannot say enough in favor of tho  Pinkhara remedies."���������Mrs. Maymk Asbaoii, JSbrth Crandon, Wis.  Testimony from Oklahoma.  Lawton, Okla.���������"When I began to tako Lydia E. Pinkham's  Vegetable Compound I seemed lo bo good for nothing-. I ibed easily  and had headaches much of the time and was irregular. I took it again  before my little child was born and it did me a wonderful amount of  good at that Minn. I haver mil lo rtji-uinnit-hd Lydia K. Pijikhmn-������  "Vegetable Compound to ailing women because it has dono so much  for me.'1���������Mrs. A. L. M.oUanlanj>, OUO Have .St., Lawton, Okltt.  From a Grateful Massachusetts Woman.  Roxbury, Mass.���������"T was suffering from inflam-  iu-ilio:: ahd v.'a:; i-.vaihih-.-d by a i-h.y.-.i'.'.uu who found  thnt my trouble was caused by a displacement.  My symptoms woro bearing down pains* backache,  and sluggish livor. I tried, several kinds of medicine ; thon I was asked to try Lydia E. Pinkham's  Vegetable Compound. It Juts <-ur<*d mo and T am  pli'ast'd to be in my usual good heahh by using it  and highly recommend it. ���������Mrs. H. M. On-iooo,  1 Haynes'Park, Koxbury, Mass.    *  If vou -iviiui siiwial uilvic**-. *ui������lc tu I>v������liu,tS  K. i'liikliam itlctflciuo *'<>. i eonfuN'.ntfuI, Iv.vum, jHuijm. Your  letter will bo. opt-iio-l, reutl und uiibwerod l>y w womau aud hold  in '.trict coiilhiciit-ti.  ���������^'''laffoy^^  V- 3-3R52c253i5  DEVICE  I'  I   l  Local and Personal  Remember,   Wednesday   half holiday -starts next week.  I svill buy calves two days old and  older.���������C. O. Rodgkrs.  Cow Fob   Sam:���������Milking.   R.   .1,  Chambers (Canyon), Erickson P.O.  Girl Wanted for general house  work���������Apply Mrs. W.  H. Crawford.  Ice cream aud lunches wiii start at  the City Bakery on Monday, May 1st.  Hay For Sale���������One ton, timothy  and cloyer, $10. Come early���������Chas.  Moore.  Creston stores will be closed every  Wednesday afternoon commencing  May 2nd.  Guy Constable was a business visitor at Nelson a few days the early part  of the week.  Principal Master-ton left on Saturday for Nelson where he is spending  the week's holidays.  Jake Fiuk, of the Fink Mercantile  Company, Cranbrook. was a business  visitor here on Monday.  The Ladies Guild of Christ Church  have their May meeting at the Parish  Hull on Tuesday afternoon.  J. "E. Johnson, resident horticulturist, spent a few days the early part of  the week with Nelson friends.""  The sacrament of the "Lord's Supper  will be dispensed at the morning  service in the Presbyterian Church on  Sunday.  Clothes clean ed, pressed and repairvd  Goods called for and delivered, or leave  at S. A. Speers' store.-- H. F. Weber,  Box 16. Creston.  W. de Macedo, vice-principal of  the Creston school, spent part of the  Easter vacation at Nelson.  The band's 24th of May at home will  take the form -of a concert and dance,  the proceeds to go as testimonial to  Bandmaster Goodwin for his services  as leader for almost two years now.  The Sunday School board of Creston  Methodist Church has its annual meeting at the parsonage on Tuesday  evening, May 2nd. at 8 o'clock. On  Thursday evening there will be a joint  meeting of the trustees and quarterly  board at the church at 8 o'clock. I  The first auto party to come in this*  year was here on Wednesday. They  were in cnarge of Mr. Egan of Cranbrook, en routr to Wynndel to visit  friends. They report some trouble getting past Goatfell ou account of a  considerable amount of snow still on  the highway.  The ranchers of the Valley ait? in  conference with Mi*. Jackson, sales  manager of the Okanagan" United  Growers as we go to press this (Thursday) afternoon, to see if au arrangement can be entered into for that  organizatiou to do the selling this year  for the local union.  We are carrying a line  of  WALL   PAPER in  stock, so you can pick  out your paper and take  it home with you. thus  avoiding a long wait, and  sometimes disappointment.  See  our   lines   before  buying elsewhere.  GrestonDrug&BookGo.  Phone 67  CRESTON  P. BURNS & Go.  Limited  CRESTON        .       B.C.  Head   Offices  CALGARY; VANCOUVER; EDMONTON.  The Red Cross te*i under the directions of the Misses Cartwright and  Snyder (Moyie), in connection with  which was a candy booth as well as a  flower stall in charge of Mrs. W. P.  Stark, proved another revenue producer for this organization, close to  $23 being taken in during the day.  Mrs. Walmsley sustained a painful  and disagreeable accident on Saturday  afternoon. While coming back to the  house from feeding the poultry she  slipped on the board Walk and in her  fall broke the ankle of her right leg.  Dr. Henderson promptly set the injured member which is mending nicely.  Another power sprayer was brought  into the Valley this week, the property  of Stocks & Jackson of Mountain "View  ranch. It was unloaded on Saturday  and will be busy in a few days on the  firm's extensive bearing orchard,  which accounted for almost one-  seventh cf the Valley's 1915 apple  export.  This has been about as backward  a spring as the oldest inhabitant of  the Creston Valley can call to mind.  Vegetation is almost a month behind  the same date last year. Incidentally,  many will recall that it was precisely  a year ago to-day that the the Valley  was favored with a snowfall of almost  ten inches.  All the flags in town were afloat to  the breeze on Saturday, the first anniversary of the battle of St. Julien, in  which the Canadian troops fought  with such conspicuous bravery and  figured equally prominent in the  casualty lists. P. J. Baston. a former  clerk in the bank here, figured among  the wounded in that battle.  Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Swanson and  Mr. and Mrs. R. Dennes of Sirdar  were among the out-of-town guests  at the Red Cross dance here on Monday night, coming up on the former's  Casey-J ones. A. R. assures ns that  the pivotal circumlocutionary revivi-  tier of his 'jones1 is now so accurately  adjusted that even the Presbyterian  pastor can bo carried with the utmost  all-round safety.  Commencing Wednesday next Ores- Mrs.  ton merchants will close their stores Easter-  each Wednesday at 1 o'clock, and re- brook,  main closed until the. following  morning.  As The Review freely predicted  the attendance at the Red Cross ball  on Monday night eclipsed that in  evidence at the band's New Year  masquerade. The gross receipts from  all sources were oyer $66.  The Methodist Conference for  British Columbia is announced to open  at New Westminister on May 25th.  The announcement of speakers at the  coast churches for Conference Sunday  shows Rev. F. 1... Carpenter booked  for West Vancouver,  Movings are tht* order of the day  this week. Dan Spiers is moving  from tho Gunn bungalow to the Reid  cottage on McLeod Avenue, while E.  C. Gibbs is quitting the Trotter place  and going into the former Lancaster  residence on Victoria Avtnue.  Services for Sunday, April 30th, at  the Creston Methodist Church are as  follows: Sabbath School and Adult  Bible Class at 11.30 a.m., with preaching service at 10.30. At 7.30 p.m,  preaching service, with reception of  members and sacrament at the close.  H.   B.    Downs    is   spending  week   with   friends at Cran-  Birth���������In Creston, on April 21st,  to Mr. and Mrs. Frank I-iewis, a  daughter.  The Presbyterian Ladies' Aid have  their May meeting on Friday next at  Mrs. J. W. Dow's.  Creston Women's institute has its  May meeting iu Speers' Hall on Saturday afternoon, May 6th.  Mrs. G. Erickson arrived from  Windermere on Wednesday on a yisit  to her daughter. Mrs. C. G. Bennett.  Mrs. Irwin and children of Fernie,  and Miss Ramsey of Vernon, were  Easter visitors with their sister, Mis.  E. Mallandaine.  The band has shifted its weekly  practice night from Thursday to Saturday.    The. annual meeting will be  H. Smith, a former clerk in the  Creston branch of the Bank of Commerce, now stationed at Brandon,  Man., is spending a few days with  friends here this week.  John Holmes, another of the recruits  with the 202nd Battalion at Comox, is  spending the week here with his  brother-, E. N. Holmes.  J. M. Doyle of Calgary, the district  manager for the P. Burns Co., was a  week-end visitor with Geo. Johnson,,  the Creston branch manager.  Jack Cameron is home from Chap-  leau, Ont., for the Easter holidays,  after which he goes back to his last  year's job with the C.P.R. at Cranbrook.  Postmaster Gibbs was a business  visitor at Nelson for a couple of days  the early part of the week, F. W.  Ash handling the office during his  absence.  J. H. Rutledgo, V.S., of Cranbrook ,  was a visitor here Wednesday and  Thursday, and has about decided to  pay Creston a professional visit once  a month regularly in future.  James Anderson of Kaslo, one of  the prospective Conservative candidates in this constituency, was shaking  hands with Creston friends during  the train stop on Satuaday. He wus  on a trip to the coast.  Dealer-* in  MEAT  Wholesale and Retail  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  ���������i-n Season  We have tht goods, and  our prices are reasonable  r ��������� ....  mXfm  ������* ���������  mm ^..^mmtrnrn. *tm*%  UjitZiB.   V JO-  |{i-������iHti-r������������l  Larue  Kiif^l'iHli   Berk-  hire Horn-, v'icsUm Hoy, tor m-rvioe.  K'e %i.     h'lM'-.'tivr** tv- .i Adv.'Vt,itt  \lO|l I I III III      '     IfVv      lllllll   'll.  Creston Liberals, who were considerably disturbed the latter part of  the week over the news from Kaslo  that John Keen, tho party standard  bearer in this constituency, was again  confined to his home with his old  malady, asthma, are fooling as chipper  as usual again. In reply to a letter  concerning his health Mr. Keen wired  J. II. Doyle, on Tuesday: "Letter received. Am well,, strong, hearty:  Keeping ready for the fight."  Rev. Hugh Dobson, B.A., B.D.,  Regina,, secretary of the Social Sorvico  work of tho Methodist Church in  Canada, will deliver his lecture on  ������������������Vvoiiiuu Suiii-atfC," in tho Creston  Methodist church on Friday ovoning,  May 5th. Tho speaker will deal with  the r-tason why of woman HulVrage���������  being of the changed conditions of  family life; from the age of homespun  to tho age of machines, a pica for a  larger uhare of community  control by  WUtUU'l.  The dramatic entertainment of the  Presbyterian ladies, who are putting  on "A Business Meeting of an Old  Time Ladiea Aid." has been postponed  from to-night until Tuesday evening,  May 2nd. "The 1)iih,h<>hh meeting" in  a comedy akit of 1(1 characters and is  .*..<.i,I..jl|y w������iU nut tin and elaborately  contoured. The admision is 3Ti ccntu  Ut adult*. <ui<l IT, cent-' for children.  Curtain at H.ItO prompt, in Mt-rt-anlili-  iiiill. lo addition to Mii> piny thoro  ��������� i...    t,���������.,i. mnn'cnl   nnd   literary  ,l .������.., 1w������ J-iJ  The very first 1916 wedding ceremony to be performed in the Valley  was solemnized on Tuesday at the  Methodist parsonage, when W. H.  Reed, of the firm Mather & Reed, was  united in holy wedlock with Miss  Jennie Buxton, formerly of Sheffield,  X2t*lp^XVXXXXX.  The tennis season was opened on  Monday when the court at the ��������� residence of Chas. Moore was busy all afternoon with devotees of the sport royal.  There is some talk of organizing on a  larger scale than last year, and possib  ly fix up a couple of playing courts  near the town park.  Mayor Little asks us to suggest that  an additional word in Creston's vocabulary is very desirable at the pre- !  sent time. He is of opinion that the  word "appendicut" be added, to save  the trouble of saying "operated on for  appendicitis." Have you been ap-  pendicuted?   If not, why not?  The Conservatives of the Creston  Valley are meeting to-morrow night  in the Mercantile Hall to arrange for  delegates to the nominating convention at Kaslo on May 24th, and also  to select the candidate or candidates  to be placed in nomination on that  occasion. Meeting opens at 8.30  prompt.  Rare doings featured Saturday  afternoon at the Oatway home when  little Miss Muriel was hostess at a  children's party to celebrate her fifth  birthday. Indoor- and outdoor amusements of all sorts were in order all  afternoon, followed by the birthday  dinner, to which, it is needless to add,  all did ample justice.  While playing on the verandah at  his home on Monday evening, Elson,  the young son of J. A. Lidgate. had  the misfortune to lose his balance,  and in the fall had his right arm broken jvrst above the wrist. It is only  about a month since his twin brother  suffered a dislocated elbow due to a  fall from ashed. Dr. Henderson was  promptly summoned and the little  fellow's injuries attended to.  Privates W. J. Dow and Frank  Lewis of the 202nd battalion, which is  in training at Comox. Vancouver  Island, arrived home^on Sunday on  ten-days' leave. They report that the  battalion is now ovor 1,200 strong, and  expects to go overseas in May or early  Juno. Jim Long, Geo. Jackes, "Duke"  Unicum and Dick Thurston, the other  Crouton members of the brtttalion are  in good health and eager- to got into  tho lighting.  PaHsongorB to Calgary and points  north of that oity will bo  pleased to  hear that the C.P.R. haa put  a new  train   tin between Maclood and Calgary that does away with the long  stopover In tho former placo.    A train  now leaves Macleod at 24.20 midnight,  which taken care of passengera on the  Crow easthound which now gets 'into  Macleod at 23.15, and arrived at Calgary at 5.30.   A similar close connection is provided out of Calgary for tha  wenthonnd Crow tracnic.  M. S. Savage of the Arm of Plunkett  &��������� Savage, and J. A. Lister of the  Dominion Broker;-, two Calgary wholesale fruit houses, wore here un Monday endeavoring to make a deal with  thoCit-Hton Fruit Growers Union for  the MUft output of noft frnltH. They  were shown over the Valley by A.  Lindley arm wero vc������> ������������������������"���������.������������.!-. hr.;*-?."*--"---  ed with the evidence they iiaw on  oviiy hand of the Ihorouffh attention  the local ranchers art. giving their  tre.au and premiHes generally. Thin  wuh their IIi-mI vihh, ���������*��������� t/n-nwu..  w*tti������  New Styles of the  above in all  sizes  No. 173  1269  297  369  4.31  573...;..  $1.00.  1.25  1.50  1.75  2.00  All  tbe new Wash  Goods for Sprin  Early Summer, including���������  and  Rnglish    Prints    and    Ginghams  Lawns, Vestings, Muslins  Crepes, Ducks, Etc.  are all here,  opened up for your inspection  ton Mercantile Gonpnv  LIMITED  You Can Bu& at  LUMBER, $10 per M. and up.  SHI NGLES, $2 per M. and up.  BRAN, $1.10 per hundred.  SHORTS, $1.20 per hundred.  2 cans CORN for 2 5c.  PEAS for 2 5c.  BEANS for 2 5c.  2 cans  9  cans  ���������jIMMMMM  vor City Linn  LIMITED  xmmmm lnmmx.m,*..xf...,. x  xtmmmtximmmmmiiimtmmn  ^mis,m*~ittaii

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