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Array mam  Y^b-^ m."������T  INT KVlKwy  Vol. VIII.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 1916  No. 22  M  ^orma! C  i^rop and  ge Prices  undertaking it has been done in  good  time���������and  if Jim Johnson   was   not  W. E. McTaggart, the B.C. prairie  fruit markets commissioner, was a  visitor here and at Wynndel on Tuesday aud "Wednesday. He has just  completed a trip over the fruit areas  of the province that depend on the  prairie markets largely for the disposal  of their output, and has also spent a  few days at Winnipeg, Regina, Saskatoon, and Calgary, returning to the  latter point yesterday to open his  office for the 1918 campaign.  Mr. McTaggart has only been in tiie  work Since late last Se*^tenib*^i* a:id  consequently, was not in a position to  make any accurate comparison as to  the marketing outlook as compared  with this month last year. However,  from aii the information he could  glean in a general way he was quite  optimistic that giyen normal conditions at both the growing and buying  centres there was every reason to hope  prices; would average up well with  1915.   ���������       ��������� .  He  figures   the   demand   for   B.C.  berries this year will be   well  up to  that of a year ago. The most authentic  information available is to  the effect  that there  will be 30 per cent,  less  beTries coming into the   prairies from  the  American   side,   due to a . very  light crop at some well-known centres.  The only adverse condition  so far in  evidence is the  high-price of   sugar,  which circumstance wiii be overcome  to a degree by   the circulation   of the  "BiC.   Fruit  Booklet"    which points  out a very effective method of preserving   without   the   use   of   sugar.  Another encouraging feature  of   the  prairie   market,   especially   for    soft  fruits, is that in every section,  other  than the bigger cities, money is quite  plentiful with, all classes, which should,  ensure a good healthy demand for the  soft fruits at least.    The Information  to hand leads to the conclusion that  the B.C. growers will market at least  15 or 20 pei-   cent, more  berries  than  last year.    The increase in the Creston  Valley particularly being a revel.ition  to the  visitor.    At   no   point   in his  travels   had  he found so healthy   a  showing of young fruit.  Reports indicate that 1916 will  be  rather a light year for  B.C.   in  sweet  cherries and   also   for   plums,    Sour  cherries will be  heavy and  from   appearances   pears  will  be strong.    Of  apples   it   is   a bit early to   do  any  prophesying, though according to Mr.  McTaggart   if   even   the rosiest   predictions from most points are realized  the total yield will not   be very  much  in  advance of   1915.    Reports    from  across the line as to   apple  conditions  were pretty much the same as tin** soft,  fruits.    The   product   of   the   Northwestern States as  a   whole   is  lighter  than last year,   consequently   the export into Canada should of necessity  be lighter, and particularly when   the  added duty of  10 cents a box   net   is  taken into consideration.  Although Mr. McTaggart was too  shrewd to be led into displaying overmuch enthusiasm aa to the marketing  outlook he conceded the situation was  decidedly hopeful, and with tho well  organized Helling force of the O.U.G.  . deposing of the product the very best  roHults consistent with market, nie  iiHHiired.  ple<ased to pay him tribute   as an expert bridge builder.  Word was received on Wednesday  that John Wood had died from  wounds received about a month ago  during the fighting around Sb. Eloi  John was born in Ontario about 24  years ago, but has been a citizen of  B C. since 1900. Ha was the only son  of the family, in which there are four  girls who live with their parents at  Canyon City. Heartfelt sympathy  goes out to those who mourn his  death "A man who dies for Britain  lives with God."  day that John Carfra has had his hand  shot away during the recent hard  fighting the Canadians fcavt* been  through He was in the ranks of the  CM R , which regiment was almost  annihilated.  At their regular meeting on Monday  night Creston Lodge Knights of  Pythias elected the following officers  for the ensuing term:  O.C.���������D. Scott  V.O.���������Dr. Henderson.  Prel.���������M . V. Jackson.  M. of W.���������T.  Harris.  M. of F.���������R. Telford.  M. of E.���������E. C. Gibbs.  Ii. of K.S.���������G. A. M. Toting.  M. at A.���������II. S. Bevan.  IG���������S. A. Sne.t-.rK.  O.G.���������G. HusVroft.  The   installation    ceremonies  held at the next meeting-*. June  will   be  26th.  kWensoriai to Premier  The business before the June meeting of the Creston Board of Trade on  Tuesday night was largely routine.  The outstanding feature was the  decision to prepare a memorial to be  presented to Premier Bowser on the  occasion of his expected visit to Creston, dealing with the reclamation  scheme and other matters of vital  public importance. Tiie same .memorial will also be presented opposition  leader Brewster on his appearance  hen*, aud also Parker Williams, the  Socialist, head, should lie happen  along. Tlu* document will lie prepared  by Messrs. Embree, Hayes and Henderson.  Local and Personal  Ap-  Ganyon City  . The oxpor of lumber koepn up. There  are now live teams on the haul, making five trips daily hogging operations were somewhat interfered with  during the wet weather of the past  few woolen.  W. V. Jackson of Creston was a  (iiinyiiii City visitor on Sunday.  No doubt thi* cool, wot weather that  Inu; prevailed of late was the direct  insult of a. resolution passed at the  rooont Kaslo convention.  The company i������ figuring on clearing  up 50 acres near the mill to be planted  to buy.  Mi.i.'oiy hridoe im now i-omiilctc  nftei* ahnoHt four montha hard labor  am! an ���������.-xpi-nditin��������������� of ahn'i.st.  ii? 10,000,  For SAIjE���������-A good milch cow  ply C. Blair. Erickson.  Mrs. P. II. Price left on .Sunday for  Hutton, Sask,, where shewill visit her  daughters for some weeks.  Pota-tokh For S.vuc-Jiist the  thing for pig feed, 50 cents a suck at  the pit.���������See F. W. Ash. Creston.  Father Loftus of Seattle is spending  a few days in Creston this week, the  goes- of Father Kennedy at t he 11.C.  rectory.  Miss Ethel Huscroft wus a passenger  west on Friday, to Trail, where sho  has gone to accept a position as  stenographer.  A basket picnic under the direction  of Creston Women h' Institute is announced for Dominion Day, Saturday,  July 1st. Place and full particulars  next week.  Patrons of tl e Cranbrook creamery  will please note that owing to the  neci'Hi'ity of meeting competition in  tlu* price of butter it has been found  nceesHrry to readjust cream prices,  and commencing yesterday the sche-  There will  be GOVERNMENT INSPECTION of all fruit shipped  this  season   including strawberries,   raspberries, currants, etc.    Fruit growers  haye been given a certain amount of  protection this season  and  it is only  fair that the consumer should have a  like protection to the extent of being  guaranteed   that   the fruit   he   buys  shall be up to  weight,   not over-ripe  nor over green, and not over-facedin  the crates.    Mr. Fletch* r has been here  on his first official visit and in  conversation with him -the impression was  left that government inspection would  coyer   all of these points and coyer  them   very   carefully.    Mr.   Fletcher,  we. understand, will be on the job aii  of the time for the remainder of the  season and we wish to make it clear to  all the ranchers that Union representatives at all points will be_ instructed  to assist in  every   way to  make  the  name Creston Fruit" Growers Union on  a fruit package stand for Quality,  In this connection, we would draw  every shippers attention to section 312  (c) of the fruit marks act which reads:  "No person shall sell, or otter, expose  or haye in his possession, for sale, any  fruit packed in any package in which  the faced or shown surface gives a  false representation of the contents of  such package, and it shall be considered a false representation when more  than 15% of such fruit is substantially  smaller in size than, or inferior in  grade to, or different in variety from,  the faced or shown surface of such  packing."  For the information of shippers from  outside sidings, who will be addressing their own packages, the Express  Company recommends that crates be  addressed on "botte ends (not on one.  end) and tin the top as has been the  custom. This protects our product to  the extent that there will be no re-  hand ing of the crates after they go  in the cars. In the old way when the  messenger chanced to turn the address  to the inside in piling them it meant  that in checking the whole pile had to  be taken down, and nothing pulls  down the condition of fruit like re-  handling.  Ranchers need to remember that no  crates will be given out in the busy  season from ten o'clock till after the  train leaves and this means thatcrat.es  will not be given out between these  hours, forvent prayers to the contrary  notwithstanding. The warehouse  doors will be locked at ten and not  reopened until afternoon. Any phone  orders received between seven and  nine in the morning will beset outside  at the request of the purchaser, but  will also be at his risk.  Wednesday evening, the business being to elect a deputy returning officer  for this polling station at the forth-  coining election.  If the present weather continues  strawberry shipping should commence  within a week.  Pte J. Johnson writes from "somewhere in France" of having quite a  fine birthday party. Having received  a iarge parcel of good things from his  mother on May 12th he put them a-  way for his anniversary on May 15th,  when who should walk into his billets  but Harry Bathie. Johnny forthwith  hauled out the treasured parcel and  amid a great to-do oyer oldtimes the  birthday feed was demolished, and  .���������aciv says iv l>&sl>������ij. none va.6 worse jor  May Payments to  Patriotic Fund  being   three  schedule.  days     in     adyance    of  JSIiee Sidling  Mrs. A. Matthews and daughter.  Bessie, left on Saturday for Trail  where they will visit for some considerable time.  A party of Alice Siding young  people had a joy ride to Sirdar on  Sunday afternoon, making the trip on  horseback.  Mr. and Mrs. Joe Morgan of Cowley, Alta., who are en route to Victoria on account of the hitter's poor  health, spent Thursday in the Valley,  and were callers with Mr. and Mrs.  W. A.  Pease.  May payments to the Creston branch  VJJ.       LlAC^       VVliJlllAJllill        JL.   U-VI JVl'IW      JL-....V*       .XI IO  precisely the same as in April, $52.  The officials are not disappointed in  the showing so far, but from now on  the response should be much more  liberal. The Valley is now into the  few months of real prosperity and it  is expected every guarantor will keep  his obligations to this fund to the fore  and pay the promised amount in full  at his or her earliest convenience.  Those paying in May were;  A R Swanson  $ 6 00  FH.Jackson  1 00  RM  Reid   1 00  J H Doyle  2 00  f G Littie  i 00  Rey Carpenter  3 00  R B Masterton  1 00  D G Lyon   2 00  M J Bovd  50  C C Manifold  1 00  H R Parker  2 CO  A W Mason  5 00  Mr and Mrs Loasby  5 00  Mr and Mrs Dennes  2 00  G M Benney  10 00  T Aspay  2 00  W D Tuohey  4 00  J H Fulmer  3 05  W B Embree  50  All \w arrears will this mouth receive  a statement showing exactly how they  stand. Every dollar, and more, will  he urgently required. If you cannot  fight 'Mo your bit" by seeing to it that  the Amount   promised   the   Patriotic  Jim Compton run into a little bit of  good luck on Friday last when his  purebred Holstein cow gave birth to  twin calves. The mother of these enjoys the reputation of being about the  best cream producer in the Valley.  Boating is the favorite recreation  here at present now that the water is  high enough on- the flats to render  navigation possible.  The Soldiers Ladies' Aid had their  best meeting of the season on Wednesday afternoon, at Mrs. Compton's.  There was a fine turnout of workers  from both-Creston and the Siding,  and in addition to much good work  done the tea netted $5.15 for Red Cross  work. Mrs. Compton was assisted by  Mrs. Webster.  Miss N. Smith arrived from Calgary  en Tuesday on a visit to her parents.  Mi*, and Mrs. Stnce Smith.  This weather is e untnencing to put  the color on the .strawberries. Clover  is also beginning to head out.  The Soldiors Ladies' Aid are having  u strawberry and ice cream social on  Eriday evening, June 23rd, at. Mrs.  Compton's residence, the proceeds to  po to Red Cross.    The best of every.  I?...-./I    ;..   .-.-tiA  x   i.JJ������.t    .O    ������S.iiv.,  :e  Erickson  Several ranchers report losses due to  cutworms and the tobacco beetle.  This is rather discouraging since there  is a shortage of plants and the season  is a month late. Wonder what will be  the. next trouble.  Almost any day in the week now  deer may be seen along th������ road near  the Littlejohn ranch.  While we arenot optimistic enough  to hope for two weddings oi- one and  the same day in this section, still we  have it on good authority that Erickson will register at least two marriages  during the present month.  the   teaching  Alta.., public  Miss Ruby Palmer of  staff of the Coleman,  school is home on an indefinite vae.it ion  ���������an outbreak of measles haying temporarily closed the school in that  town.  Milt Beam came in the early part of  the wook from a bear hunt in tho  country around Yahk, bringing along  the pelts of a grizzly and a black bear.  The   Goat.   Mountain    Waterworks  Wynndel  Pastor Leaves  dulc of price:; will be: No. ! o.v.wi'  cream 200. Special croani20e Sweet  cream 32c,  ' The real thing in early roses is to be  seen at'I'liK IvMcviicw olliee today-���������u  branch of Perniiui Yellows from a  bush in tho garden of Mayor Little.  The blooms aro thick anil of a delightfully soft ochre hue. Thoso half-  dozen dining-car sweet ports Joe Jack-  fion favored with last, week are sorry-  looking npoeiino'iN of (ioriciiH.uro  (though no doubt good an (lowers grow  at Oranhrnok) when compared with  the genuine   outdoor   Creston   Valley  Sain Moon had the misfortune to  lose 75 of his oldest thin-year's chicks  on Thursday night hist. A skunk iind  a weasel got into their sleeping quarters and cleaned out the whole houseful.  A bunch of the young people mado  the trip to Sirdar and return on horseback on Sunday.  Misses Barbara Mawson and Jennie  Nicholls of Croston were Wynndel  callers on Sunday. Mrs. Carr of Alice  Siding was also n Sabbath visitor  hero.  Matt. Hagen and a crow of men  started work on tho Cooper-Pennon  road on Monday. (Rkviiow editorials  help got results.  O. ,T. Wigen w.-t-: :i Cranbrook visitor  on Monday, returning on Tuesday.  There will be a general meeting of  the Co-Operative Fruit Growers' Association to-night, .Mine i6Vu, in the  dance* hall, at 7.30. All members are  particularly asked to attend as biisi-  uchh of great importance has to bo  disposed of.  Charlie Eos-dund, an old-time pros-  poclor came in from the hills on Wednesday.  thing that usually goes with a sociable i Company will earn tho thanks of all  of this sort will be provided, and all who havo to travel tin* hh-ieksnn-Cros-  arc* cordially invited. j ton road, if at   their very early  con  venience, they would proceed to remove the excavations piled up since  spring. Tiie shower baths provided  by some of the leaks in the pipe lino  are also a little inconvenient at times.  The new lookout, station on Goat  Mountain, which is used by the lire  wardeii'sdepartmont, is now completed and looms up quite plainly from the  road. George Hendron was thcinuster  mechanic on the* work.  Several particularly due fields of  clover are to be seen in this section,  notably on tne Palmer, Thurston,  Craigie and Botterill ranches. Theso  fields are all of last year's planting,  while the crop sown in liU-l does not  promise nearly so good a yield.  Fully 25 per cent of   this  district  !*���������.  -a  10 por cont.  previous.    And  Rev. F. L. and Mrs. Carpenter and  family left on Tuesday I'or their new  field of labor at Salmon Arm. B.C.,  on Tuesday, there being quite a largo  number of his congregation and other  friends to see them off. In Mr. Carpenter the Salmon Ann people will  get a pastor worthy of the very best  traditions of Methodism and a good  citizen generally. In Mrs. Carpenter  they also receive a newcomer who will  prove a valuable and desirable member  in all sphere of Snlmon Arm life���������and  the same holds good for the children  in the juvenile community. There  are those iu Croston  who differed   on  some points with   the late  Methodist [now seeded to elovot  pastor but none who   will deny  Iuh ii increase over the year  imi,  wo arc told.    Considering lho dilUleult I product.  The oxoontue committee  or  del   CmiHcrvutivn   Asiineialion  short -session iii ilntterllold'u  i.torr  on j reave ment  ability, sincerity and willingness to j this is as it should bo. Aside from  promote everything for t.ho advance-; furnishing enough hay for the stock  montof the Valley spiritually, socially j now being fed hero it will mean much  or commercially. Tiiw Ukvikw joins to the enrichment of tho soil when  with the host, of  friends,  in   wishing | ploughed under.  Erickson town cows are having  rather a bard liim* of it those days.  Since Mohhi-h. Cartwright. Lamont and  Duperry have fenced in tin* hist gups  iu thoir fences grazing ureas are very  limited. However, the new fenees  mako a great big iinpi ownient in the  landHcapo in this neck < f Ihe woods.  I will buy culvers   two (lays old   mikI  older.    C. O. KolMiicitH.  Mr. and Min.  Carpenter  not'img  good luck, and many yours of it.  Card of Thanks  Mrs.   10.   UutteHleld   and  c to oxprcHu their   'sincere  Mr.   and  family doiii  thanks lo their many friends who hav<  ,      i ���������    ������ ������  I Ill-Ill        .-.in.II n, UH ji l. ....        i,iu.  leeenl       be-  w yiin- i niiowii  held   u j sympathy   during   I licit tarn &  AJDt.VV fi G,  H M* CL'.  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS PER PLUG  i  PENYWERN'S  WIFE  I great name in the aviisiio world,  ' husn't  she'.'"'  ! "I suppose so. She 'finds' people.  ' nnd 'makes' theni, and all that son  I of thing. She wanted u> 'hud' and  ! 'make' me. We had a battle royal  ithis   season,   she   wauling   mo   to   b?  presented, and  1   refusing.     1  won."  !      "Ot"   course.      Vou     would     always  FLORENCE  WARDEN  , Lock ������   Co.. /.f.ll.'l  iOROA'lO  win. '  lie said this witii such an abandonment to tho feeling, inspired b> her  sympathetic  cliarm   tiiat   the  girl  sin!  detiiy    remembered    tin*  her own   behaviour  in   ih  confidant  of a  stranser.  r'icd     excuse     that   the  **.  wife    would   be   waiting  wondering   v. hat   had   bo-  she save hi ni :i smile aiu  e norm u y ol  ns in a kins; a  Wiih a Inn--  iear mid his  for her and  'ouio of her,  i a little how  i. Continued )  Tiiere   was   fire  iu  lho   man's  tone:  id tne  inds i  girl  ���������iil!.'.  into  wau-'ned and  !��������� clasped, ti vr-  'est.   vi-itd-."   I  listened.  IIJ-.C-  be  her  parted.  enthns-  full  of  ingenious  grace  of  hor youth,  ami   flitted   up   tho   rutisili   steps   and  across   ihe  i *n ������j  laslie.  1  Vtr  IU  CO".  long  to  'You  book, a  ;  He s-u  "Onlv  -���������Still  hear*:"'  "Yes.  yuu to  b  pea:* so-'  The-     ������  he  t" S!  OUT  ie-vtTu  beg'in  lUcwill  sjrea*.  ook h  a "��������� e:  ynes-  "O'.Vil!  i  quite  whol  :    in  and   I'm  to  pii  you're  work'"  s h e a  O ill Si  ! ro-  K!'n   UV1    l.  eagt-riv. a  ly gone  tho    fragments  hoping  before  them  together."  going to  write a  tl  ���������bile  die   uvic'S  ���������hurch.  The   iiiv  grass  land  above  towards  *. iem-a-ie   standing'   among  n   the   hollow   by   the   little  ceiiinge,.:  ed   fa cement.  burst   into   the   long,   low-  drawing   room  with  a   tlu*?liana   an   air   of   great   exoite-  of each year. during whioh she had  her iusiriicied in various accomplishments, and vainly endeavored lo Instil  into tho ymiii-;' girl's mind some of lho  shallow worldly wisdom and devotion  to frivolous pleasures, which formed  tho staple of her own mental and  moral  equipment.  All this wus duly related to Sir  Tony worn, in ret urn for his own  fruit I; account of himself and his position.  OV be  Coal inned)  The Parasite  By    Private   440410.    Fifty-Third    Battalion x.  Saturday  noon  brought him  the   i'<*-  i suite thai his lazy soul had craved iov  1 all week, and, shutting- down hit, desk,  ho  meandered- out   of the great  ware-  i house   into   sunny,   snowbanked   Main  ��������� street.  j     Me strolled inio a liar, swallowed a  | cucktail to di sou vof an appetite,    and  ��������� whipped  it  inio consciousness  with  a  "Oh.  I've  got such an  adventure  about!"  cried  she, as,  she   sank   into   a   seat.  to  out   of  "I've  rle.I  will  oe  one. i in  ae   work  afraid."  of  vour  sympathetica ay.  or  It   is   ;  rathe:  ;sheo.  .OOil   01  to &p-  to.  Ul'vlS'  -.u-nti  lie  ;  eyes  t  yo;  11". v  rUtJV.  for"  liddli  "At  isten-  ���������aged  with  L'Oli ���������-  He   suui  "I   want  any  rate  !  ing   so   pa  tfOi" i?w.  She   looked   up  attain   ouiokly,  a.   glance   whieh   was   a   ouesiion  podded, and  answered  her  'ook.  "Yes. I'm middle-aged," he said.    "I  Ftippose   one   is  at   thirty-seven?''  She shook her head doubtfully.  "Is   one?     I   don't   know."  '���������At  any  rate I'm  middle-aged  compared  to you." he  said.  She   laughed,   and   answered   quite  toll  you  breath,  just met the very nicest man l'\e ever  seen'."  Aftor her description of the interview with the unknown man to whose  help sho had come, it caused no surprise to trie vicar and his gentle wife  when, on the following' day, a card  was brought to them bearing the  v orris: "Sir Penyvern Tradescant,  K.C.t'.. Kedgrange Hall."  And before the visitor had been ten  minutes ia the room, rinding, as people always do, half a dozen remote  links of acquaintanceship among  their relations and friends, it was  borne in unmistakably upon the quiet  old couple   that  their darling adopted  second,  pet   cafe  lt was  reflected  made  found  Then he ambled across to his  him  an  eyes  glued  ;oing  the   question  implied,  twenty."  least,   then.  sue  .-./-.no I  .1*.'..��������� .  one  is   on  :atever 1  safe  may  doubt voun*  be   happy  she  the  simply  words  "Ini  "At  ground in saying that, wi  be. you -are without any-  very   young  indeed."  "Oh. yes'."  "Young���������and  happy?"  "Yes."  "Well.   I   hope   you   will  abvaye.    Happy  in  your  happy   in   your���������husband.*'  She laughed.  "But I'm not married," she said.  "No.     But   you   will   he"  She shook her head.  "There's nobody here to marry,'  said merrily, '-except Mr. Bennett  curate."  The playful mention of this unknown gentleman roused at once in  Sir Penywera's breast a vague and  absurd sensation  of jealousy.  "Oh, we eould do better for you  than Mr. Bennett' I'm sure!" he asserted confidently, if ignorantly.  The girl grew* suddenly demure.  "That is what my Aunt. Valerie  says when she dumps mc down every  year into a horde of people as interesting as the figures in a cinematograph. "  "Ah. I see!    You don't llvo here always.     Now   I   understand,"   said   Sir  Penywern,  "You  understand   what?"  lie hesitated, and then said gently:  "Well, if 1 must say what was in my  mind   it   seemed   to   nie   that    for     a  young, a very young lady who lived always in the country, you were singularly���������-singularly���������"  lie seemed  to search  for a  word.  "Civilized?"   suggested     the     girl  laughing.  lie   laughed  too.  "Well   1 suppose that will do for the  imiHsinii word." he said.  The  smile  went  out   oT her face.  "I'm afraid 1 don't care, for civilization   if  it   is  reprepeined   hy   the  sort,  of life niy Aunt Valerie leads, rushing  from   luncheon   to   concert,  and   from  to dinner, nnd then on to the  or the opera, and a hall or a  to follow. A perpetual rush-  1 vou seem to get as giddy as  wire   in   an   express   train.     I  concert  Iheatro  pupper  rash, i i  if   you  hate   It "  "Dor-<-   your   aunt   1  ' Ye-c-.    il'   she   live  tin   hifiM   pari  she uii  yon   know   her     Lady  Tie    in-.ii ii    of    hi.  i*Wmtvimr  daughter.   Daphne  Silcott,   was  to be taken away from them.  Daphne herself had perhaps an  inkling of this too, while she sat listening from her quiet corner to Sir  Penywern's marked efforts to ingratiate himself with the old vicar and his  wife. These efforts were entirely successful, and before the visitor left,  after quite a long call, she began to  he vaguely apprehensive that the old  happy days which she had described  to him, days without a care, were  drawing to a close  She would, hy and by, have to make  I up her mind, and although she had  j been enthusiastic irf her description  ; of the stranger when she thought she  i would never see him again, she felt  friends, and i more dread than exhilaration when  ! she heard the smiling comments of  ; Mr. and Mrs. Gellibrand upon him, and  his marked attention to .herself.  Indeed, Sir- Penywern proved no  laggard in love. Scholar, man of research he might he by choice; hut he  had heen by profession a. soldier, and  he showed something of the blunt determination of his father, the late baronet, when it came to wooing the girl  who had captured his heart.  Daphne was scared, and would have  refused him, or at least deferred the  moment of decision. But he would  not let her. And Mr. and' Mrs. Gellibrand, who were both growing old,  and who had indeed had many grave  talks ahout their adopted child's future, were not alow or backward in  urging his suit upon her.  So it came about that Sir Penywern,  who remained in the neighborhood all  tliat summer, got at least a somewhat  timid and reluctant consent from the  girl, and a promise that, she would  become his wife before the yoar was  out.  In the meantime, ho had. of course,  learnt the details 'of her short lire-  history.  The Gellihrandfi .nd made the acquaintance of Daphne when sho was  a child of six, travelling about England with lier mother, in the absence  abroad of Captain Silcott, Iter lather,  who waa in  the army,  Mrs. Silcott. had been staying at  tho vicarago witii her little daughter  when tho news came that hor husband was lying seriously ill in Paris,  and leaving hor child in the cam of  these friendr., she travelled to France  In  time  to soe hlni die.  Tha   shock   urfcctc-1     her   delicate  health so deeply that Hhe herself, coining hack, worn nnd white, In her deep  mourning, lived scarcely moro Hum a.  j year after her  hiK.hund'r* death;  and  the    (Jelllhrands,    having become nt-  I ta'ched   to   the   child,     mado  arrange-  , m*!)If with iin* aunt, l.ady Acrlse, to  keep her with them.  ! T.ndy Aerine wtm n ������ne|oty woman.  I demoiiiilratlvely affectlomite to lier  I little niece whon she met hor. and  i heartily glad lo he rid of the eneum-  ; hi.uicc   of  a   young  child's  education  disgustingly full of khaki, he  and khaki was a color that  morally bilious. But he  isolated corner, and with  to his plate, so that he  seemed to hypnotize his food, he soon  ate his way from soup to syrup, not.  neglecting a generous serving of halibut and roast veal.  Whilst his second cup ot strong coffee was cooling at his elbow���������he  drank this to steady his nerves for  pool���������he turned to the morning  paper, and scanned the war news. The  bloody battles of which he read, and  the noble sacrifices of brave men,  might have been enacted on the  planet Mars, for any appeal they made  to his slothful.soul. But, like a man  who lies in bed between warm blankets, listening with pleasure to the  storm that howls without, so loved he  to listen to the thunderous din of war,  as echoed through his daily paper,  what time he enjoyed the protection  of the greatest fleet that ever rode the  seas, and the most valiant armies that  ever trod the earth.  He laid down the sheet presently,  and turned his mind to his own narrow little stagj, on which he played  his life. The afternoon and evening  lay. before him like a long and pleasant road. How to extract the maximum of personal ease and pleasure  from the forthcoming hours���������no other  thought  possessed him.  He debated, as though it were a  question of vast importance, whether  he should play pool with Tom and  Dick, or divert himself at a matinee.  The clock struck one.  ve   in   London?"  -  anywhere.   For  er j  Acrlse  Sin-  :ot  Granulated  uZyvlitln,  l.yot* inHnm#*d by <,Ypn"iir������������  to  r'olH   Windn  nrwl   Dint.  >^.r2NW5rCC'Jui,'k'y ri-lievt-dby Murino  YOUR tlt.JM-.yo n.mcdy.   Jlit .Sm.--.ri-  .iiK, jumi. I'-ye Comfort.   At Your livuuuiuttx'  M'i: i.i-i nolllt-. MurineFyoHalve ir'Tiibe������i*fic.  V'xir Hook of tlm Kyn Frew writ*  Murine Ey������ RwmoUy Company, Chicaaa  T'.e < 'nii.)1 tie I .'  J\ Hi'itoiri' i,| lt'U'1  a<-! ion. 11 i|ii In ci-  !:i i,   ;i i in >    ti ii in li������-i-i  -11.  ei.  j-'iii1 ,  a <��������� all \,  ��������� ...    t ,  rlihim .  a' I ii in  :i-/etii.      |",    '-iKMvinc  1   ;<������������������  in   Kiniiii'iiiiii's  1  thai   Mm-   Koiminn  lie   -l-.n nun  tnon,  i'.iiii  In.' i Uiui'   ;;ii li.' .    ,( nil  ready ii. enter llu-  .i i M * .<*..������',- j.....  I    iln-l;iii",   uf    Icon  let I ers about hor, scut her small presents from time to lime, hut troubled  herself very little about her until  naplino grew into a lovely girl of  sixteen, when l.ady AitIho, recognizing the Hoelal iiK'.l'ul-ie.jj.j. of such an  appeiiditKc, in.ol.- I'rnniic ilfortt-- to re-  I claim her.  j      She   Miceeeileil    In   est abliidiing   h"i'  ! rWrhf   lo   the   i.-hTn   foeiety   for   a   pari  At the same time, nearly two thousand miles away, somewhere in Flanders, the night had fallen. Searing its  way through a sulphurous inferno of  gunpowder smoke, the red sun had  dropped below the blotched horizon,  and left in its wake a pure trail of silver   stars.  In Hell Ditch, a short half-moon  shaped trench, marking the very limit of the British advance, and distant  not two hundred yards from the German lines, two companies of a Canadian battalion kept their guard. They  stood rigid as statues, their tunics  muddied and torn, resting on their  guns. Their eyes for lack of sleep���������  for this was the third day of their  watch���������were bright as any star in the  heavens; their faces were grey and  gaunt, reflecting a great patience  which months of endurance had  stamped there and a noble adherence  to  fluty.  They were waiting. The spirit or  an almost tragic expectancy brooded  over that trench. Until their eyes  ached and throbbed, the lookout' men  searcehd the. two hundred yards of  No Man's Land that lny between their  own glorified furrow, and that of the  enemy.  A crescent moon shed a Taint light  ���������a light that tricked tin- imagination,  and. peopled   lhe   intervening   ground  with   a   thousand   fantasies.     A   doad  Prussian that had stared all thut day  Into tho very face of the mm, seemed  suddenly lo move, to (urn on his .siilo,  and move, towards tho shadow of an  abandoned  machine  gun.    From  that  gash in the earth whore lay the  dark   forms   seemed   to   emerge  creep   forward.     Th������i   silcnc-o   ol  ru'cno,  po   sli-ii-ply   defined   by   lho  recent   bombardment,    seemed     loaded  with   suspense.  "They c'n ring up tho curtain nn  this act soon ;is thoy *nir>������fwv" whispered   Pie.   4A 1   lo  Pte.  4A2.  "Sure thing!" laughed back llu*  other;   "lot   the  orchestra   strike  up."  "Thero ;.-,oes tho big drum," hi*  added n moment later, as n deep boom  vfv.*. <.l'.^' "Iv '.'oo.*'.din" 'h" piipiuv'h  defiance. Tho ehallcngo wan luiileil  back the next instant by our own artillery, which barked out throe tlnicji.  nnd thon, alter a brief Interval, three  t lines moil-.  Ah (hough IIiIh had been a pro-arranged !,l|-n;il, officer.1! moved quickly  here and there; au order was wliiw-  pci'cil down the lines; there wan tint  a   fonnd.  Imi   a   moment   later a   white  flame shono up from every .man's  rlllo, where the moon flashed along  his  tixed   bayonet.  What inspired these men that they  stood so resolute there, waiting unflinchingly tho word that would rush  them into the outstretched arms of  Dfiitir.'  They   had   seen    bleeding    Belgium  ami stricken France, and were glad to  s������ake.  their lives  to  the  last  drop  of  blood to defend from a like fate their  own   homes   in   the  great   West,   and  the   homes   of   their  kin   in   the   Old  Land.    They stood there to push back  the   bloody     tide   of- Savagery   that  threatened  to inundate the homes of  gentle-minded and God-fearing people,  j to  defend their women and children,  | and   to   hurl   down   the   gage,   in   the  j name   of   Canada,   against   the   most  i ruthless   and   unscrupulous     foe   that  j ever wielded the red sword and flam-  i ing torch  of war.  l *k        m1        *        fc  At the moment that these men had  { fixed   their   bayonets,     and   taken   a  jstiffer hold upon fheir guns, the Parasite  made  his  way towards  the  pool  rooms.  Outside the city hall, he suffered  a shock that filled his heart with a  sullen anger, and sent the blood rushing to his face until tbe veins that  crossed his forehead triangularly  stood out like a  brand.  Before him, barring his way, clothed in that ubiquitous khaki, stood a  recruiting sergeant, a man who seemed to take his duties most seriously,  to judge by the sharp scrutiny of his  keen grey eyes.  "Won't you come and give us a  hand, m'lad? There's room for  you."  The words, though spoken quietly  enough, seemed to the Parasite as a  lash across the face. A hundred times  a day, this khaki-crazy world asked  him this question, not by word of  mouth, but by wondering glances covertly directed at him by maid and  matron, and man, whose brothers and  sons had gone forth ready to sacri-  I Acs all to avenge the desolated  hearths of Belgium, and to defend  their own homes from the most consummate butcher that ever blackened  and blood-smeared the pages of history.  "Don't waste your time on me," he  muttered, and pushed his way past  the sergeant, with averted eyes.  Once again lie had denied his country.  * *        *        Jjc  Hell Ditch had become the fulcrum  of Hell incarnate. Here the whole  world seemed to rock and shake and  shatter, and the noises of a thousand  thunderstorms smote down upon the  trench, raining shrapnel. A furious  artillery duel was under way between  the British and the enemy's guns, in  addition to which two Prussian batteries concentrated their fire solely  upon Hell Ditch, the most threatening-  point in that sector of the British  lines. They had got the range to a  nicety���������for days past they had got  the range���������and their shells, breaking  over and behind the men, kicked back  their load of iron hail, and raked the  ditch from end to end.  Curious bundles lay about in the  bed of that entrenchment, twisted and  blood-stained, and before the bombardment was an hour old, nine, ten,  eleven, and twelve platoons, the reinforcements, filed up through Hazard  Avenue, a deep, sinuous gully, connecting Hell Ditch with the labyrinth  of trenches that lay behind. The  ranks were closed where men had  fallen, nnd C Company took up its  position..  They fixed bayonets.  And whilst Death himself stood over  them, and  lashed thorn  down  with a  flail of steel, these men did not flinch.  They were soldiers.    Months of hardships, or uncomplaining endurance of  o.vei'y  kind  of peril,    of    unswerving  obadicnet*   to   duly,   had   made   them  soldiers.     They .wore   purged   of   all  the little follies and excesses*of their  recruit days.   The I-istlnct to fight for  llieir country against her I'och, which  had first prompted theni lo enlist, this  seedling   of   unselfish   sacrlllce,   had  grown   and   developed     Into   a   grout  ideal.  j     They   wore,   lho   bulwarks   .<f   their  i country.     They   stood   between   their  Hun,   homos und  Devastation.    Thoy fought  ���������>nd   the most ruthless aiul  revengeful foe  t!ir*   tlmt  ever   Halo  inspired   to  deeds   of  flhnmo.     And   through   theni   Canada  dealt out  hor judgment   upon  the  Infamy and treachery of a nut ion which  had  turned  unoffending  Belgium   into  nn   Aceldama  of sorrow-.  inflexible, with bayonets lixod, they  waited   only   tor   the   word     of   coin-  there was a  character of:  roar of the  heavy   and  was thoroughly at home. They gave  liim confidence, and at such times his  distaste for the army grew more violent than ever. His "business ties"���������  represented by so many dollars per  week���������assumed greater importance iw  his mind, until he felt quite a man oj:  affairs, in whom the commerce of the  country was not a little involved.  He glanced at the clock, and. was  surprised that he had spent four hours  around the green cloth. He had killed the time very pleasantly, he reflected.  "Let's go get a highball and some  supper," he suggested! "Then we'll  take in a show."  *    *    *    *  After the fourth hour,  noticeable change in the  the bombardment. The  guns, though almost a������  quite as incessant as ever, hailed from  behind. The British artillery, strongly reinforced���������for this-advance action  had long been pre-concerted���������seemed  now to have reached the very, zenith  of its attack whilst the Prussian firs  had become intermittent and halfhearted���������many of their "batteries being out of action.  An Ambulance Corps, was busy in.  Hell Ditch, laying the wounded upon  stretchers, to be borne away, by Hazard Avenue and a network of trenches,  to a base hospital. Even as they  worked, a word winged Its way eagerly down the line, and every able  soldier sprang swiftly to attention,  and even the wounded sought to rise.  Thirty seconds, forty second's, fifty  seconds, they stood as on parade, and  then the command all had waited so  long and patiently for was whispered fatefully from section to sectiouc  and in three unswerving ranks*,  bristling with bayonets, they swept  across No Man's Land���������No Man's  Land no longer.  Furious sprays of stee from machine guns, and a cyclone of rifle bullets  searched and devasted their ranks,  but could not stay.these valiant boys.  In three successive waves, each  stronger than the last, they hurled  themselves upon the Prussian trench,  and because they had seen the things  these. Huns had done against the  weak and hepless in mutilated France  and Belgium, filling them with an anger that seemed to scorch their hearts,  they fought as only those can who  know they fight on the side of God  and the Angels.  And when the red dawn. broke, a  little more of France lay in the hands  of the Allies.  *    *    *    *  A week later, his leg shattered by  shrapnel, Pte. 4A1 lay in a French,  hospital, and wrote a letter to his  mother, out in the Canadian West.  This letter, because of the appeal  it sounded, was published later in a  Winnipeg paper.  "Tell the boys," it ran, "that they  must come and help us, and not delay. They would not need any coaxing if they ootid see what I have  seen, peaceful villages and innocent,  country towns burned to the ground  for sheer spite, and women and children mutilated, and worse. No man deserving of the name, can know that  such things are, and not lend a hand  to stop them."  .The Parasite, seated in his favorite  cafe, put down the paper in which he  had just read this passage". He looked  troubled and perplexed. Had these  words, straight from the heart of a  wounded soldier, touched his manhood at.last? What were his thoughts?  Well, he wiiB debating with himself  whether to play pool that evening, or  go to a show.���������Pte. W. L. Chlnneck.  ni und.  *       4       *       *  And whllo thiv Availed, tho click  aI' i������nnl hollw ovocliihiii'il the diversion  of lhe Parasite. He iook ihis game  iniv.d seriously, and enjoyed himself  gravely. 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Director Grisdale of the Dominion experimental farm, Ottawa, says: ���������  "Prices for flax are likely to be good  this coming fall, so where circumstances suggest flax, it will quite likely be wise to grow this crop." ���������  Fortunately the last two weeks of  May is the best time to sow flax, and  it does well on new breaking, so that  after wheat seeding is finished a considerable acreage of flax can be got  in as an extra, lt leaves the soil in  as good shape for wheat as would a  summerfallow, and the farmer has a  profitable   found  crop  to  the  good.  The best  yeast in  the world  j\ Makes  "^S, perfect  "V. bread.  MADE   VS  IN  CANADA  EW.GSLLETT w...mr  TORONTO. ONT.  WIMNIPEG MONTREAL  J-fta.B������������i.������.M������.Mtaac..asvivaMe0Jmaaa������.MBi.BjJ.M������Ma������M������&  Ib Land of Peace  An Oil for All Men.���������The sailor, the  soldier, the fisherman, the lumberman,  J the out-of-door laborer and all who are  exposed to injury and the elements  will find in Dr. Thomas' Bclectric Oil  a true and faithful friend. To ease  pain, relieve colds, dress wounds,  subdue lumbago and overcome rheumatism, it has no equal. Therefore, it  should have, a place in all home medicines  and those taken on a journey.  Every   Foot   of   Land   Being   Utilized  Germany has laid down utilization  of the land, every foot of land, as one  of her first principles. France has  adopted a regulation to the effect that  every bit of space must be used for  production, failing this being done by  the owner the state is to take possession. Britain has given orders that  golf courses and all meadow land are  to he used for grazing purposes, and  that previous pastures are to be put  down in crops. Private parks are  also being wooded out and the land  devoted   to   practical   agriculture.  "We must never" forget that we  are at this moment in the middle of  the great crisis of the war."���������-Spectator.  One farmer out of every five in  Minnesota belongs to a farmers' elevator company. One farmers' elevator company has a membership of  600, one has a membership of 500,  two of 400 and four of from 300 to  400 The business done by all the  farmers' elevators of the state in  1912-1913 was $24,000,000, in 191S-  1914 $30,000,000. Of the $24,000,000  business in 1912-1913 $22,000,000 was  for grain marketed, and $2,000,000 for  supplies of various kinds purchased  for members of the company.  Dust Causes Asthma.���������Even.a little  speck too small to see will lead to  agonies which no words can describe.  The walls of the breathing tuhes contract and it seems as, if the very life  must pass. From this condition Dr. J.  D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy brings  the user to perfect rest and health. It  relieves the passages and normal  breathing is firmly established again.  Hundreds of testimonials received annually prove its  effectiveness.    *  Along the line of the Grand Trunk  Pacific in British Columbia a considerable amount of live stock is being  introduced, and the foundation is being laid for moro or less extensive  mixed  farming communities.  In these times when there is ' a  marked scarcity of male labor, and  j production of foodstuffs is so much  I caiied for, there is no more advan-  ! tageous and healthful manner in  i which women and children can be  j employed than in the care of poultry.  Iowa   Man's   View   of   Canada���������Fears  Conscription   in  U.S.  "I don't want to  go to war and I  liave   come   to   Canada   to   get   some  land   and   make   a   home,"   said   Carl  Carlson,  a  husky  lowan**-   who  "went  west yesterday    to    view    tha    land  of promise.  'This talk about conscription scaring away immigration from south of  the line is all bosh," he continued.  "I figure that by coming to Canada il  am avoiding the possibility of being  compelled to go ta war. 1 believe that  the United States is going to get embroiled in this war berore long and I  am getting out while the getting out  is good. If 1 am in Canada it will be  some years before 1 am liable for  conscription, but if I stay in tho  United States I figure that 1 might as  well be in a hornet's nest.  "It will take a large army to hold  the aliens in check over .there, to say  nothing about raising an army of  any size to send overseas. Then I  figure that Mexico will jump in and  make matters warm by daring raids  and another large army will be required to attend to the Greasers.  "Canada seems the proper place for  a peace-loving Amreican, to  my way .  of thinking,    and  that's    the reason  that I'm here."-1���������Winnipeg Freo Presi.  Minard's  Friend.  Liniment     Lumberman's  A mandate issued confers the bre-  Tet title of Duke, on a Mongol gran-  dea with the delightful name of  Cha'onsutuchlyatuenhohamur, says the  Pekln Gazette.  Be Cured To-day  Of Backache  Your persistent backache can have  but one cause���������Diseased Kidneys���������  and they must be strengthened before the  backache  can be  cured.  Your best remedy, and the quickest  to act, is Dr. Hamilton's Pills; they  cure kidney backache in a hurry.  Simply wonderful is the action of this  grand old medicine which for liver,  kidney and stomach disorders has no  equal. Dr. Hamilton's Pills will  surely cure your back weariness, they  will bring you appetite, color, strength  and good spirits. Being purely vegetable they are mild, not drastic. Get  a 25c bottle of Dr. Hamilton's Pills  today.  WHAT ONTARIO FOLKS SAY.  Hamilton, Ont.���������"Thi������ is to state that  I have received great bene-fU  from tho  use of Dr. Pierce'a  Favorite Proscription. Some time  ago I was run down  and weak, suffered  loss of 'ippc-Ule and  was miserable,  Four bottles of th������  'Proscription'  cured me up in  fine sliapin; it did  wonders for mo and  X enn recommend  il, very highly to  women who are ailing."���������Mis* Mauik  IhiiUjKU, 1-7 Hcsa St., Hamilton, Onfc.  Brantforil, Ont.���������"Some few yearn  ������go 1 got in a vory much run-down  condition. Wna very Ivonk; could nob do  anything; luid no fllrenuth at all. I began talcing Dr. Pierce'-* Knvoriti* Prescription; 1 only took liv������ botllc-J nnd it put  mft in splendid condition. I felt better  than 1 had for yearn. Other nieinbcifl of  my family liavo whciI thi.i iii'-iliciiui und  found it equally iw beneficial. I can  highly !'f*i'omtm*-nd it to weak women."-���������  TviW A. IJu.MHiu, 71 L.ri(ihtoii Itovr,  Brantford,  Out.  The use of Dr. Pierce's Favorite Pre*  icripl.inii innkcti women happy by iiuikinp;  them healthy. There are. no mote cryinji  fipdl-i. '* Favorite Pr*veriptii������n" itiakiv������  vr(..".'.: v.wiv*!*. r.'.r^'ii*;, !���������'.*���������!������������������.  "*iini"ii \v,������ll.  Ijike an open boo!;, our inooit tell tho  tide of health or dimx.-'e. (billow ehw.ku  nnd r-iinUen cyen, liriile*'* st^pn, nlA-ipleen  iii|4libi���������tell <>f wiiiitiiiK debilitating diiiciu-n  tome placo in the body. It miiv be onn  place ot another, the eauie \fx generally  tinci'ibl,' to a common i.ounx*.  (Set. the "1'rescription" to-day - <'U1,������ r  lu liquid or tablet, loini if you want to  better your phyuicul condition speedily.  Or. I'lerci* ii relief,** n-f.-,iifii'<: it,���������\ )������������������  riponitn t'lomach, liver and howcK  ivct'1*  ihe bvxiy  ctoxhii 'txxtxxxia tu 'udl -'J  BUUldO.  W.  N    U.   1105  Dr. Magill, chairman of the board o[  grain commissioners, in an interview  stated tliat there would bo more work  regarding the handling of grain at  Fort William this season than ever  before.  "The elevators nre full to overflowing, with over 40.000,000 bushels of  grain, excluding the hospital elevators,  the terminal elevator capacity at the  head of the lakes is 40,600.000 bushels  and the stocks In store exceed this total. There are still 100,000,000 bushels  of wheat to be m.nltoted by tho farmers and there are 4i>,000,000 bushels  actually on the farms not moved out of  the bins. All this grain has to be  moved east, the elevators havo to be  emptied of their contents and nil this  grain hn.'- to come down hove nnd unnt.  on to the enst. There is a much larger volume of gviiirt to ho moved than  thero over has boon beforo In the history of these two cities," said tho  chairman.  Minard's Liniment  used  by  Physician".  Two young mon visiting Paris entered ii onto, ami succeeded Iu making'  this waiter unilcr.itand what thoy  wiintod, but. neither could think of tho  French .word l'or horseradish.  "Uovko Is cheval," said ono of hin  companion, 'aiul red l������ rouge, all right,  hut 1 can't remember the Fernch word  for 'ish'!"  Miller's Worm Powders act mildly  and sutiioiit injury io |!n> rliihl, :un\  tliere ean he no doubt of their deadly  oll't-ct upon vvorniM. Tliey have been  in HiiceesHful urn- for n long timo and  an* recognized iih a leading preparation for tin* purpose. Tliey luive proved tlieir power in numberless cases  ami have given ivilel' to thou-ands of  children, who, but for tin* **,ooil offices  of this superior compound, would have  continued   weak   and   enfi'ebbjd.  Teacher .lohiiny, vvfiat Is a skeleton :���������  .lolinny -pi'as;\ mu'.im. It's a man  with bin IiikIi'.-m out and his outsldt-s  off.  ^BHSSJJHT*'  HE failure of the arteries is one  of the tragedies of modern life.  Men in the very prime of life, and in  the midst of business activities, are  suddenly cut off. In many cases the  blow comes before they realize their  condition.  And what is the  cause 1   Most  usually overeating and drinking, combined with too  little  bodily   exercise.  The   blood   becomes  overloaded with  poisons.   The kidneys break down in an  effort to iilter tho blood, degeneration  of the arteries takes place, an artery in  the brain hursts, a  clot is  formed and  paralysis results.    Or it  may  be   an  artery in the heart that gives way and  causes heart failure.  And how is this condition to be  avoided % By moderation in eating  and drinking, and by keeping the liver,  kidneys and bowels regular and active.  If you do not get sufficient exercise to  accomplish this, it is necessary to use  such treatment a.-s Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Liver Pills. It is only by the action of?  those organs that the blood c.in be  purified and the poisons removed from  the system.   In using  iDr. CSiase's  Kidney-Liver (P3S3s  1        you   nro   ;ioL   ;njjHiii'^   any    i-r. je riiii."-H'.   f-'.v  %/^u  Lh.i*y liavo ik* iv-iinl ns a iiic'ins of nwnken-  V-ss*** injj' the liver, Vulneys -Mid bowels to  /^���������X^ healthful   -activity.      Tiny   pivvenl,  - such scrinii'; troubles ns h'ir'lenin--* of  lho   jit'terles,   aiul   ihoreby   proii.oli*  com fort, nml health and prolon-v life.  One pill a dose. VSi cmitH n hot, nil dealers, or ICilntnrmon, It-it*'" &  '}������������������     ...x     t   ���������      .If.,.,I      l..������,������     .i|.|.|.���������l|llir     :������      -.llll-  i It, tt.AX".  HtJtut������.     IniitulfoiiH (UiiUppolnL  mxxxmxtti  lit. Clwuio'ii UtttiijM-. Book. 1.000 aolccuxt i-ocUycM, ucut iitxi U jou iiicaduii ikb i'Ai*"--.  mmm mm**  THE CRESTON REVIEW  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Oreston, B.C.  Subscription : $2 a vear in advance;  $2.50 to United State's points.  C. F. Hayes, Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, JUNE 16  The New Gahinet  Premier Bowser did another bit  of cabinet making lately���������or, possibly, repairing would be the better  wrrd���������when he replaced the Tis-  dali-Fiummerfelt props, so unceremoniously kicked out from  in under the government sideboard  last February, with Messrs. Miller  and McGuire.  there is much in the work they seek  to accomplish to commend their  efforts to every member of the  community.  Mrs. Wright's talk, whicli was  ''The Gain of Sacrifice," was, in  the main, cleverly and quite convincingly done, with a vein of  humor that added the piquancy  and zest so essential to table  relishes���������according to the wrapper  Although the war has seriously affected the prices on all grades of boots and shoes we have  on the bottle���������though, in spots,  her narrative did little credit to the  provincial governments of B.C. and  Ontario and, indirectly, some of  the citizens of these provinces, of  course, or else Mrs. Wright's logic  was faulty, and rather a bit unpatriotic.  The particular miseue we have  The newcomers do not assume j ju mm(j bobbed up in hor handling  the portfolios so briefly filled byj0fthe temperance feat niv of her  the vanquished of Vancouver and ! remarks. In contradistinction to  Victoria, bye-elections. There has j t|u. qiliek action Russia took to  been another shaking up of the j sec,ure prohibition shortly after war  ministerial material, making the j broke out, Mrs. Wright deplored,  personnel of the cabinet as  follows: ' .^most    denounced,   the  slow   pokei  Premier     and     Attorney-Geiieral       ,Uet hods of Premier Bowser iu    thei  Hon, v\ . J. Bowser. ! .  Minister of Agriculture���������Hon. Wm.   samemntter. particularly the proviso  i to not bring the act into force until I  -July, 1917, should   the   vote   be  in  favor of   the   "drys."   intentionally  cn particularly fortunate in our purchases of footwear this season, securing lines  several of the foremost makers which we now offer at prices that, quality  considered, cannot be excelled by the catalogue houses.    In our  SlUUIV  genuine, original and very widely-known  Slater Shoes hue, dress foot-  shoe with a reputation for best materials and splendid wearing qualisies  along with style and the right price.  Mausou.  Minister  McGuire,  Minister  Education - Hon.    Dr.  Public   Works   -Hon.  Thos. Tavlor. ,, ��������� ,     , ���������       ���������,       i  Minister of Lauds-Huu. W.K. Uoss   or otherwise overlooking the obvious  Minister   of   Mines   and   Finance-    fact that Russia has  an   autocratic  Hon. Lome Campbell. . ,. . i .-,  President   of   Executive   Coum-il-Itorm   ot   government,    where   the  Hon. Ernest Miller. czar's  slightest wish   becomes  law  On at least two counts the, instauter. while in demoncratic  premier is to be congratulated on j B.C. the people rule (or think they  the new help secured and the I do > and woe betide any government  re-arrangement of some of the old! that, were it possible, would  hands in his employ. attempt     anything     savoring     of  1.  After much    assurance   as   to i czarism. even on    the all important  tlio     imnml-ant       ���������������������.������������. i>t\       ���������icrrioiilhiirj--.    tenil-eraiK-e OUestion,  plays in our provincial development       And Mrs. Wright to the contrary  we are at last to  have  a   minister notwithstanding,    it   is   well    the  who will devote his entire attention  to that department- and. casually,  it wotld look as if about the best  available man who sat in the last  legislature has been given the post.  2. In the new minister of  education the premier would also  appear to have chosen as likely a  looking prospect as there was to  the right of Mr. Speaker in the  last house, and certainly a much  more qualified minister than Hon.  Thos. Taylor, who was assigned  that department in the ''business  men's cabinet" of such recent unhappy memory.  The premier is also to be commended on rilling the portfolios  before election day, thus effectively  preventing hams like Tom Caven  and Bill Hunter possibly getting  away with the votes of some of the  more benighted on the plea that  they had been favorably mentioned  for cabinet honors.  At political strategy the premier  has also scored in his appointment  to the education portfolio. Dr.  McGuire stands high in the estimation of the B.C. temperance forces  and The Review makes hold to  assert that his "dry" connection  assures his ret urn in the Vancouver  constituency ��������� rather doubtful  fighting ground for the government, despite the Macdonald  scandal���������to say nothing of some  lustre the presence of a temperance  cabinet, minister is hound to shed on  the party nominess in other  const ituem-ies.  latter spirit should prevail. The  mills of the gods grind slow but  they grind exceeding hue once they  do get limbered up. With . the  greatest deference and kindness we  submit that with western audiences  at least, a clever exponenent of  christian temperance, as is our  Thursday visitor, will get farther  and fare better in her work by  heeding the fine old Latin precept,  Vox populi, vox Dei, "The voice of  the people is the voice of God,"  rather than '"any old port in a, time  of storm" for the doubtful advantage  to be gained, in this particular  argument.  ntl<  UilUI  enmS DOOeS These   are  popular  the  White  Shoes with rubber soles, and they  are here in profusion in all standard  sizes for both ladies and gentlemen.  CanvaS Shoes These   are  for  children���������somothing they will surely  appreciate in the warm weather���������and  they come in both the black and tan.  DaSXdaJS For the smaller children  '������������������hhiiihihihiiimb nothing so healthy and  comfortable as a pair of Sandals.  These are in tan leather, in sizes 6 to  13|-, at $1.15 per pair and upward.  General  Creston  British Columbia  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  Concerning Soft Fruits  about 3-8th in. above the rim of the  basket. None less than 3-4 in. in  diameter should be included. Fnii  weight and neat appearance attracts  buyers and assures a ready sale.  Raspberries, Blackberries and Loganberries should be packed in the  shallow pint. Of course no "faeing"  is possible with these t'mit-s, the onlv-  care being to see that the hallocks are  well filled, particularly in the corners,  as the berries settle a great deal in  transit, it is the crate that has the  fippearance of giving full measure that  sells first. It is the consumer who  eventually pays for both crate and  freight so he is entitled to all that the  package will hold.  Gooseberries in deep pint hallocks  well filled.  If you are putting up a good honest  pack and aiming to please those to  whom you are selling have your name  and address on th * box so that you  may become known in the trade as  one with whom it is desirable  to deal.  Kate   Moore,  Passmore.  Francis   Pow,    Virgie  ���������Miss   Bertha   Hurry,  The Review's shout for larger  audiences when public speakers  favor Creston with a call wan not  without Home effect on our largo  army of r<*Hd������*t*H tliiH on the  *-t rength of the fairly good crowd  out. to hear Mrs. Gordon Wright  dinoi*HN VV.C.T. Vi. mutters oo  Thursday night.  And t.liiH fail ly good tiiinnnt wan  warranted; partly on account of  what the speaker had to say, and  part.iy lor tiie way him* auiri if. and  I'j'ver ovcr!<������o|(i*ig (lie online mIic  came t.o champion, for, disagree an  ninny do "'in, m-miic of (lie    :um*i of  lllC       Willie      I  IOOI l,|J-| S,       MH'll'  The excerpts below, from a circular  letter of the Dominion fruit, authorities, should prove interesting :  There is a continual progress being  made in the matter of finding the most  satisfactory container for the various  fruits that find their wny to our  markets, and though the first duty of  any package is to carry the fruit to its  market in good condition yet tho point  of attractiveness to tlu* buyer is one  to be considered also. This latter is  constantly dumping with the popular  taste and has to hi* studied by the  I'l'invt'i', who, to get tiie best results,  must supplv what tlu* public demands.  As this article is concerned only with  small fruits there can ho no hesitation  in saying that the deep and shallow  pintH are the only packages to use foi*  commercial shipments, particularly  for strawberries and raspberries, those  growers who have stocks of 1-51 hs qt.  hallocks ou hand should w.w. them for  gooseberries, sous* cherries and other  fruits that do not have lo meet thu  mime keen competition.  The greatest Iohn that most growers  Hiilfer is from careless picking. All  Hinall fruits should be picked while  (bin, and pickers should be constantly  watched tliat they do not. hrub-e the  fruit, liy clutching too tightly or  clumsily. If attention is paid to this  at the start the improvement,in keeping and shipping quality is surprising.  Any bruise on the fruit is Immediately  followed by decay and the growth of  mould, and much of tie- juntillahle  complaint agaiiiHt local berries   iH  due  In I iiin 4-1OIM-.  Ht ra wherries should be pneked in  the deep pint hallnhk.    the   cup   being  Creston's School  Report for May  Division I.���������High School���������R. B.  Masterton, Principal.  Number in actual attendance, 22.  Average daily attendance, 10.  .Percentage of attendance, 80.  "Perfect attendance���������Vida L. Gobbet. El-ma Hayden, Mary Parker,  Bertha Pease, Margaret Webster,  Lyda Johnson, Zalla Johnson, Trennie  Long.  Standing on examinations: Entrance-Harold Gobbett JI8.J, Lillian  Cherrington OOJ, Harold Goodwin 02,  Trennie Long 74.J, Lionel Forrester 07.  Preliminary High School���������Mabel  Huscroft S7J, Lyda Johnson 75], Vida  Gobbett 72, Erma. Hayden 71 J, Edna  Holmes Oltf, Margaret Webster (11 J,'  Bertha Pease 01b  Advanced High School���������Zalla John-  flon On, .Tennio Nicholls 03, Muriel  Knott 77.  On May T5, Marion Tattorsall of  Rossland joined  tho Entrance class.  5V-I Vihion Li..���������-Vv*. de Iviaeedo, Vice-  Principal.  Average actual daily attendance.  2l.!.r>.  Number enrolled, 28.  Percentage of enrollment, 87.  Standing in the monthly examination, (Ot-nnuniu- nnd Yllwtory): .Tnniur  *lth���������-Katherine Monro 80, Audrey  Attridge 77, Dorothy Carpenter 70,  Ha/.cl Hobden 72, Myrtle Smith 00.  Senior 3rd- Almeda Attridge 80,  llnth Compton and Vera Parker 8T>,  Henry Brown HI, Francis Pow 7f>,  Arthur Gobbett ((8.  Junior 3rd    AnnioMaioiic di, Teresa  Division  HI  Teacher.  Pupils attending during month, 30.  Perfect attendance���������Alta Attridge,  Harry Compton, Bobert Crawford,  Robert Hetherington, Eva Holmes,  Frank Maione, Robert Moore, Julius  Moran, Frank Parker, Harry Pollitt,  Cyrus Pow, Merle Reid, Beatrice  Scott, Donald Spiers, Irene Watcher,  Eva Webster, Gladys Webster, Mildred Passmore.  Highest Standing: Second Reader  ���������Harry Compton. Eva Holmes, Pva  Webster. First Reader���������Robert  Moore, Robert Hetherington, Merle  Reid. Second Primer���������Beatrice Scott  Evelyn Bevan, Elson Lidgate.  Division  IV.��������� Miss   Beatrice  Hard-  man. Teacher.  Pupils attending during month 30.  Average actual attendance, 31.45.  Perfect Attendance���������Laura Boad-  way, Leslie Botfey, Ivin Compton,  Edith Crawford, Edna Nichols James  Pollitt, Albert Sherwood. Gordon  Spiers, George St. Jean. Gilmoure  Taylor, Lily Wilson, Dudley Wilson,  Donald Young, Mary in Little, Walter Scott,  Highest Standing: Junior 2nd  Primer���������Edith Crawford. Senior 1st  Primer���������Gilmoure Taylor. Intermediate 1st Primer���������Albert Sherwood. Junior 1st Primer���������Marvin  Little.  have proved eminently satisfactory.  Those who knit these new socks are  strongly urged to adhere carefully to  the aboye instructions and not to substitute other kinds of cotton or other  sizes of needles ami varn.  Calgary Industrial  Exhibition  ���������JUNE 29        to        JULY 5  Single Fare ior Round Trip  GOING dates June 28 to  July 4  RETURN LIMIT July 7th.  Pull particulars and tickers from  any.Canadian Pacilie ticket agent or*  R. DAWSON, District Passenger  Agent, Calgary, Alta.  MINERAL AOT  FOKM V  Certificate of Improvements  ..< Hit/Ill:  ^.t.    J.tJIJI.K'  ������ >J' .  ������Ol        mW,  ii i ii no'.>2, John licchy 21.  Perfect     attendance --Audrey      Al-  well Oiled and the top "faced," that is,   triilge, Almeda. Attridge, Rose Chcrr-  I he ber.'ii'M on ihcHiirfncc mcoiy align-   iugion, until <'nmptnn, orin iiaydmt,  le'ieil Willi I lie M'-iOb   uoiito   uuwin*iiinn i ji^iirn iiiiuiu'ii,  imv.ii utin.ii.ii,   ..jj    ���������>  Red Cross Socks  Knitters, Notice  Special instructions for knitting the  legs of socks from cotton have been  issued by tlio Red Cross and are as  follows:  Material required. No. l!l needle;  about four ounces of four-ply Scotch  fingering (grey); four-nights gray  cotton yarn, three-ply.  Oast on s'xty-four stitches, rib for  one two (two nnd two if possible)  Break off tho  cotton  and  Unit  with  y.iVU  jl)j   v/uC <iii������.i it uiui    iijOiini.       i iliS  is to make the "cuff" elastic. Join  the cotton again and rib for one and  one-half inches.  Knit the cotton wrap plan for four  and ono-half inches.  Break off tho cotton .and start; knitting plain again with wool, and continue for. three and one-half inches,  which will finish the leg. Finish the  ankle and foot in wool in tin* usual  manner, as indicated on pp; M-10 of  "War Book" the official Ilcd Cross  book of instructions.  Note: Ono ciuie of cotton wrap will  knit about eight hocU legs.  Hi?r o\\\\*>", <������f <>'it|ii)i v>!>v*������  and six pounds (one spindle) of wool  Hhould make about twenty-four pairs  of hocIch,  etociiM   iiiiee  NOTICE  Success Mineral Claim, situate in  the Nelson Mining Division of Kootenay District. Whore located: On  Sheep Creek, noar Wolf Creek, about.  12 miles from Sal mo.  Take notice that I, W. M. Myers,  acting as Agent l'or Harry 13. Douglas,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 80l()J)B,  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  fora Certificate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice, that action,  under section 85, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvement h.  Dated this 18th day of May, A.D,  1010. W. M. MYERS.  MINERAL AOT  POllM V  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  aeiuiuiiig   lo  ine new  i i .. .  g'-Hiiig   awny    Mom   the   lae.i    liml.   mm   liie   none  oi   inr   li������i-n*   t.ieis. u>k  km k< ...J .ii.ih.ii. ,   k.v.,.,, .  iY  ������������������  I  IJi'iiee Fractional Mineral Claim,  situate in the Nelson Mining !>ivi'-i������������n  of West Kootenay District. Where  located: On Sheep Cr������ek, about II  miles from Salmo.  Take notice that I, A. 11. Green,  acting as Agent, for Robert Scott  Lenuie of the City oT Vancouver, Free  Miner's Certificate No. l)Kr������2I>It, intend,  sixty (lays from the date hereof, to  apply t.o tin* Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for the  jmrpo" of nl������< fiiuinir ii    Ci'imiii   Oi.,i>t(  of tne above claim.  And furl her take noliee lhut action,  under nectiou H5, uiuut be commenced  before the isiaiance of such Ccitiflciitc  ol Jinpi'ovrnicul.H.  i     j       l   ill. 'V...I   A....   ������*.,.. ������     m\       xilji  *i      II    (l I-jIiMi'M  .h������.ii.iiiI.ii.i.iim,ii'i mM$mWmmmmmmmmmmmymmMm1^^  ���������������������������'���������m**^*--^  " ~ ^������������������Mm'^rt-i^^t'af'fVWttl Hmsw*r*ii&: * **yMt������i ������* **1  THE   CRESTON   REVIEW  Berry  Pickers  Tickets  All signs point to a large yield  of soft fruits this season.  This means you will probably  need a suppiy of tickets to  keep tab on your pickers.  We can supply these with your  name printed on them at the  following prices:  100 Tickets $1.00  200 Tickets 2.00  300 Tickets 2.50  500 Tickets  3.00  1000 Tickets 4.00  l?.*.nU     i-lAlr<-x*-    Ir/mno     .������      4-o.llvr    s\r*     OA  *^J*.\.1s**      V������Vii-.VV      ,*������--% v^XS-LJ-O      ������.������.       VWAJ'        U������JL      w  or 100 cups, as you piefer, and  the stock used is a good, stout  variety that will stand wear  and yet punch readily.  ORDER EARLY so as to ensure  delivery in ample time for the  opening of the season.  REVIEW Office, - CRESTON  Speaks'inCr^ton  GET  YOUF  i i  hi  ft  S1  Tina  e im  neiai Haoair Work  ra  r  Done   by  W. B. Embree.  The satisfaction  oi  work   weU   done  i i rers li������ i > after the orica ip foreo������*-<-en  DEALER IN  High class Boots and Shoes  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Speciatly  Boar for Service  Registered Large English Berkshire Boar������ Creston Boy, for service.  Fee $3. STOCKS & JACKSON,  Mountain View Ranch.  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of tho Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territory und in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre." Not  more than 2,000 acres will be leased to  4 mo applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to tho Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district in which  the righta applied for arc situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal mii>-  div's'onsoj ueetions. and In unsurvoy-  ed territory tins tract applied for shall  bo staked out by tho applicant himself.  Each application must ho accompanied hy a foo of $5 which will bo refunded if tho rights applied for are not  available, hut not otherwise. A royalty  shall bu paid on the merchantable output of tho mine at tho rate of llveeentw  per ton.  The person opcratinp; the mine shall  luinish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full nunntity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights arc not being operated, mien  returns should be furnished at leant  once a year.  The lciuio will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to nurchie-.e wliiitovci* iivnilnble  surface rights may lie necessary for the  working of t.ho mine ai the rate of lit 10  nn acre. ���������  lAit* full information application  should be made to the ^ccictarv of lhe,  Dewirtnient of the Interior. Ottawa,  or   t.o   un*y   agent   or   Mult-Agent   of  i ji jiiiuieui iMinim,  W. W. CORY, Deputy Minister of  the {ulterior.  N.li.   -liiinuthori'/ed publication ot thia  There was quite a good turnout at  the Auditorium on Thursday night-  last for fche rally under W.C.T.U.  auspices, at which the main feature  was the address of Mrs. Gordon  Wright, president of the Dominion  organization, who is on a return trip  to her home at London, Ontario, after  a tour of the western provinces. The  chair was.taken by Rey. R. B. Pow,  who spoke briefly in eulogy of the  organization's work, in introducing  the speaker.  Mrs. Wright's talk was headed "The  Gain of Sacrifice." Beginning with a  beautiful description of the crocus-  crowned prairie, which won the hearts  of all prairie lovers, the speaker  allegorically interpreted their message  as they submitted their verdant surface to the tooth of the harrow and  cultivator and ploughshare, beauty  giving place to utility���������the prairies  yielded bread for the feeding of the  mutitude.    "Ah, surely so."  Mrs. Wright followed this with with  the boom period of the west, when  men and money were literally flowing  into it. Then people spoke in strange  terms to an easterner "about investment without capital, and a "turn  over"���������and wakened up to find themselves wealthy. She wittily referred  to the only "turnover" she knew of���������  that of the pancake, which must be  done at the "psychological moment"  or���������and left her hearers to make tho  comparison in reference to the turnover in real estate. This boom time  was surely one of great gain to us in  the west, though some even of those  who prized the higher and better  things were overcome with a reeling  of depression of loss.  Then came the war, and the west  made her generous response to the call  of the empire. Men and money were  sacrificed foi- the great cause and notwithstanding material depression and  quiet business the feeling is abroad  that we are making real progress in  the things that are worth while���������a  clear sense of duty, a higher morality,  a finer spirituality. So, through our  sacrifices we sire gaining our own true  life and also helping to save and win  the true life of the world. "Great  gain of sacrifice.    Ah, surely so."  Continuing on this line Mrs. Wright  assured that one of the most striking  evidence of these better things is the  rapid prt gress of the temperance  movements, which had almost covered Canada, and briefly outlined the  progress that had been made from  Prince Edward Island to Vancouver  Island.  She also showed how this was part  of a world-wide movement-, and cited  Russia, Belgium, Servia and Prance,  pointing ont the sacrifices these people  had made���������alongside which anything  we had done paled into utter insignificance, and incidentally is causing ns  to revise onr ideas of other nations.  Not. the savagery of Russia, as was  our wont, do we now fear, but the  civilized savagery of the Teuton. The  speaker then made a comparison of  Russia's drastic action in getting rid  of the vodka and B.C.'s proposed plan  of extensiou of timo.  The early part of the meeting was  brightened hy vocal numbers by Miss  K. Smith and Mit*ses Muriel and Frances Knott, and a. pianoforte duett by  Misses Ella Dow and L. Edmondson.  The audience also rendered a couplo of  campaign songs in rare good style.  At the close light refreshments were  served.  Rossicnd camp is producing between  1,000 and '1,200 tons of ore daily at  present.  Cutworms are doing much damage  to strawberry plants and vegetables  at Bos well.  Kaslo's 1916 cherry crop promises to  be one of the best eyer, and big prices  are anticipated.  From Fort Steele and Wasa comes  the report that that country is overrun with gophers.  In the Okanagan- they are complaining of not enough moisture to ensure  good crops as yet.  Phoenix has given 84 citizens for  overseas service, three of whom have  been killen in action.  Wild strawberries are reported un- !  usually     plentiful     throughout     the  Okanagan this year.  The English Church rector at Greenwood has saved up enough money to  buy a Ford motor car.  Kaslo has dispensed with the services  of the assistant city clerk and raised  the pay of the city clerk $20 a month.  Twenty Chinamen working at  Gerrard cutting shingle bolts are on  strike for a higher price per cord.  Grand Forks had 1800 out-of-town  visitors on Victoria Day. 135 autos  helped convey part of the crowd to  town.  James F., son of J. H. Schofield,  M.P.P. for Ymir. has enlisted for  overseas ser-yice with the university  corps.  S.' H. Simmons of Mirror Lake lost  a dairy cow on Sunday. The animal  chocked to death trying to swallow an  apple.  The principal of Fernie school will  draw $175 a month next term. Ten  of the other teachers were also given  raises.  The Forest Mills Co. will next week  start sawing at their mill at Arrowhead, where-they have 19,000,000 feet  of logs.  Five of the students at Kaslo high  school offered for active service last  week but were refused on account of  their age.  The C.P.R. tunnel at Rogers Pass  is being lined with cement. It is five  miles long, and will be ready for  traffic this summer.  Revelstoke youngsters cleaned up  the town of rags, bones, bottles, etc.,  last month, the sale of which netted  the Belgian Relief Fund $26.61.  So great is the cream supply at  Grand Forks butter factory that for  the first time in its history two churn-  ings had to be done one day last week,  Kaslo's city-owned electric plant  shows a profit of ,$1,200 on the past  year's operations, It is expected to  mako $1,500 in the next tvvelye  months.  The Greenwood smelter has blown  out the second furnace, and is now  running its two large furnaces. If the  coke supply does not weaken the  smelter can now treat 1800 tons of o**e  daily.  Cranbrook Herald: It seems quite  evident that tho rain is making tho  mushrooms grow as some about six  inches in diameter were found in the  vicinity of Cranbrook by Archie El-  well on Tuesday.  NEWS GF KOOTENAYS  IU  V  lvei tiHeiiicnt will no<  The 225th Battalion at its live re-  emit ing centres gut lured in 20 new  men for the wcok-ending .Tunc 0.  For the llrst live monies this year  Trail's customs collections are $27,000  greater than for lhe same period of  1015.  Deckhands on thcC.lMt*, Kootenay  Lake Htcumci'H have had their pay  raised to $10 a month aud board, of  course.  For practising his profession as a  phrenologist without, faking out a  license. Prof. Alexander wiim IiihI. week  (hied $100 and coats, at Cranbrook.  Kov. vv. i). t'oroy, pantor of Nelson  Rapt iat Church, left this week fo join  lho. University Battalion for overm-aa  service, iiih son. Ralph, has nine  ouliiitcd.  Ci'ioihroo.' ItcfiM* II. N llenfll,-  has over 2.00 acres in crop on his recently purchiiHcd farm. Mr. Health*  bun imported a gopher   t-xtei inimitoi  Eventually���������  WHY NOT NOV!  ?   9   9  Every weok sees more raiichuix of  l'iiie Oreston Valloy become patrons of the creamery.  They have investigated and found  that at the prices wo pay for  Sweet and .Sour Cream it pays  them well to ship thoir cream  rather than make it into butter  at home.  .Sonic *>i the.se uro men with only  it coupli of cows, too.  Surely if they find it good biuiinci;*;  to ship to us yod are Hafe in trying out the creamery for a month  at least.  We pay cash twice a month for all  cream shipped, and our testa for  butterfat arc giving Hatiafactlon.  MI.Iji v<iiii. cv.'ion i������l, onr ovpeitMe  any day you have a can full, Sunday excepted.    We Htipply the rutin.  All information cheerfully mip-  piled on leque'it.    Write to day.  U-aniiraofc |na i>.  CHANBHOOH,   B.C.  imkt*mm**m***m***m*iimi*m****mmm  DAIRYMEN assure us that cattle fed  CUM 1  V V *********  **mm Wm\9m  mV*m, 9*Wx ^**m>^**. fl  and Dwarf Essex Rape  produce   an   abundant   supply  of  the very richest  milk.  These crops will thrive here if given reasonable care.  We are carrying a full stock of these seeds, which were  bought  right.  We would like you to call and talk the matter over  with us. We have the facts to convince you that  these are splendid milk producers���������and the seed  is certainly moderately priced.  rank   H. Jackson  General Store Phone 81 Creston  Creston  The Leading  Hotel of the  Fruit    Belt  Out   Guests  Call   (Again  OTJ will make no mistake  when you get off the train  if you sign the register at  the Creston Hotel. Travelling  men will substantiate this. We  study the comfort of our guests.  The rooms are well furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  Headquarters tor Mining Men,  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  and Commercials.  /. B. Moran  Fi  op.  ������������������^���������MUIIMJ-Mltf*  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  S!R EDMUND WAWCEU, C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L., President  JOHN A1RD. General ManaurfcjT. H. V. 1*. JONKS. Ass't General Mnnurrer  CAPITAL, $15,000,000     RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000  FARMERS' BUSINESS  The Canadian Bank ot 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. sr.j  C. G* BENNETT  Manager Creston Branch  iiie<t������'-i*tii It-f ���������-itti^ts*' cJ-t-tti-! t*:-:ci-.ti' t-iti-:c[-; e-iC-iti-: t-:*^-:*i-.ti-i t-it-* t--ci-:c>.*ct-: t-:C-:t-. t-icl-.fc e-.c.-: W-. c^C-&i t, t-. ti< t,^  0fl  I Transfer, Livery end Feed Stables I  I Shipment of McLaugliu Sleighs and Cutters on  Hand j  I TEAM   SLEIGHS 8  A' TJf; m-r\ o������*������*      C,*������i������ir1������������   '������H1M    TV I'M I'll**   '(-ml   S>I11*������l������' ���������)#���������<   <������M    Mil THI J  jm ***- ' '   r>     '         ������ ������ -v  ut)  $ Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness v.  g  Sleighs and Cutters  COAL  I'OR   SAIvK  n������  i   ���������   r~"*   * a  xT^\  .������. I-.  r~i  *K  $ n.o, iviuorcemij r vuy. |  K}      Uoiifi 50 Burdftr Art-nm* Box 14 5*  m  In  ���������5  H  I  fi  ������������������ihW'WHIW-'i^*^ a?K3������ BEvXEW, CRESTON.  ���������w  tn  JU������.   -jW������  The Wretchedness  of Constipation  Caa quickly be ovwcoaic by  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER pills  Purely vegelabl*  ���������act surely and  gMtly on tha  liver. Cure  -iihoiiJiisi*  *che,  Du-.i-  ec*5, .".nd Indigesdon.    They  do   their duty.  Sniall Pill. Small Do������e. Small Price.  Genuine must bear Signature  ^9  I France to Make Greater  Oemorsstratian    Farms   and    Schools  ������~nv     x    ���������     ���������������*       -a- ���������     There are a number oC agricultural  EllOrtS III Munitions: schools   with   farms   attached   in   thu    I province of   A lb ti tin.    For three year a  past,   says   Hon.   Dunrau      Marshall.  these farms  have paid their way  and  havo     a   surplus   in   tin*  form   of   live  stock.     On   one   of   ihi'se   farms   Mr.  .Marshall   claims     to   liuve   tho     best  herd  of Shorthorns in America.    The  capital expenditure on the schools has  t'reusol   worUs. ' lieen   $110.OoO.     ami   iIut**     are   more  .pupils   in   these   scIrhiIm   today     than  ! there are in  the  four :iud  a half  mil  M.   Thomas   Says   Great  as   These   at  Present Are They Ara Insi.f-  ficietn  A  -.varniiiR- that   l-'ram-e  must  make  still greater et'foris  -was* nivea  by  Al  , beri   Thomas, the munitions  niinisler.  i in   an  addresa  at   tlu1  j M.  Thomas praised  the efforts ot  the  i works and continued:  !     'imt   these   efforts,   -rest   us   ihoy    lion   do'lar  fare,  are  still   ius.ui.Yie.leut.  The  enemy i Manitoba.  ���������I'Vrieultuni!    colic  in  tad a considerable advantage over ns j  which   wa   have   perhap.s   not   yet   re- j  ii  I  l lie  IMuua  Whether  i gained,    Certainly our armies, inanus :��������� si-owlh.   it  j to  you,  are  today   well  provided  with j Com Cure  i munitions,  but    you  know     how     the jotter  j enemy, with his methodical, disciplined  ; organization, has constantly increased  ! his .-strength.  j "lt is jour task to continue to snr-  I pass our production ami with the help  ; of our allies to eooai the on'or; of a  1 nienacins. sleeph's:-, oUi'tu>  1 M. Thomas also praised the ttulus-  j trial organizations which before the  ! war were at strife w.i.ii tiie state, for  '"The present union of .'ffeits and or-  ! saui/.aliou which the most audacious  ; anions us would never have dreamed  | was   possible."  the corn  he or old  or now  musi   yield to   llol'oway's  the simplest and  best cure  to the public.  orture of Sciatica Cured Quick!  "Nerviline" a Success Every Time  Cut Rubs   Me.it Bill  u-ru'iiltui'al   coiuinii tee   of   the  ipprov  tas approved the hill restrict-  ini; the consumption of meat. It has  recommended that I lie*- slaughter of  cattle be prohibited on Tuesdays and  Thursdays, and tin* stile of moats In  resiaiirants ox\ Mondays, Wednesdays  and   Fridays.  Stops the Pain Quick���������Acts  Like Magic���������Is Harmless  Aim rit?abaiit  Sciatica is tho moat severe pain man  can suffer. Tbe groat sciatic nerve is  deeply placed, and you can reach it  only liv a pain remedy, as penetrating  and   powerful   as    NWRV1L1NTK.  The   glory   of   Nerviline     is   in  strength���������in   its   marvelous   power  penomit ins   deeply.  In       severe     pains.           such as sciatica ainl^^g^  and neuralgia, XHK-  VI LINK demons  trates   its   superiority over every other remedy  its  of  Kxtraordinary pains, such as rheumatic or sciatica, can be overcome only  by a remedy as extraordinary as Ner  viline. in many lands it lias showa  it sell' to bo (he host for little pains,  best for big pains, and best for all  pains.  When one has acute rheumatla  pains, stiff joints or a stiff neck,'don't  experiment���������seek a remedy that cures,  ldke lightning in rapidity, as sure aa  fate in its certainty of relief, Nerviline, can never- bo surpassed for tha  removal of pain, no matter, what advance science may make, lt is perfection in ils line. Do not trifle with or-  1 iniments, uso Nerviline. Trove its efficacy���������it's the cms  IStiiment that ruha  right into the core*  of the pain.  a largo 50 cent  bott !e will cure the aches and pains of  the whole family. Trial size, 25 cents.  Sold by all dealers everywhere, or tho  Catarrhozone  Co.,   Kingston,   Canada.  Many mothers have reason to bless  .Mother Ci raves' Worm l''xiorminator.  because it lias relieved the little ones  of suffering and made them liealthw  Ask for Minard's and take no other.  a  vine day  Par appeared on t-  ii.iLie tear iu cos  coat  s.oev  m;\w^9^*W^&  street  "l.ooK  here.   Pat."   prowled   a   friend,   "why  don't   you   get  that   hole   mended'.'"  "N-o; (.)i, sir." said  Pal;  "a hole may  Hob -Why is It that iiremen seem  to  If.ck  enthusiasm'.'  Mat t'ocause they're always throw-  in tr cold   water on  everything.  ^"--^'TY"  be   the   result,   of   an  patch   is  a  sure,  sign  accident,   but  of  nover;y."  a  TH������   WORLD'S   BEST   POLISH  Steak's Ccittca Root Csispemi&  -jr?***  A Vt'f, reUaltU rtfrviatinjr  medicine*    S~?~i 1=   *im*Z  dt>~  s-.--.--n:;-.h.   No.   i.  .'.    12:    N.T.   S.   $ =  per "c-.'x. SoM by a.5.1  vir uss"---5-s. or sent p:*-  paij io. p'a;;-. rs.kssn en  receipt of p:;c-?. t"re������  jiirnpb'e:.     Address:  THS COC** ftSSDtCSWE CO.J  f sEvI7% sal.  CmasJij sasssxj  mow or iNsvtr  ''There is an end of the wailing  of armies as oi the sleep or! n-.i'ure.  and the war on all sides is as quick  with energy us the oaria witii sap."���������  Observer.  How's This?  \V<- offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for any ease ot Catarrh tliat  cannot be cured by Hail's Catarrh  Cure.  Hall's Catarrh Cure has been taken by catarrh sufferers for the past  thirty-live, years. and has become  known as the most reliable remedy for  Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure acts  througli the Blood on tiie Mucous surfaces, expelling the Poison from the  Blood and healing the diseased portions.  After you have taken Hall's Catarrh  Cure foe a short time you will see a  great improvement in your genera!  health. Start taking Hall's Catarrh  Cure at once and get rid of catarrh.  Send for testimonials, free.  I'\ J. CHUNKY & CO.. Toledo, Ohio.  Sold  by all Druggists.  T5c.  She Did Not Heed  The Danger Signals  BUT   DODD'S   KIDNEY   PILLS   CURED   HER   DIABETES  Mrs. McDonald Might Have Saved  Herseif Months of Pain, Sleeplessness and Anxiety by Using Dodd's  Kidney   Pills Earlier.  Grand Narrows, Victoria Co., C.B.���������  ii Special i. -���������Tliat Dodd's Kidney Pills  J will cure kidney disease ia its worst  form is evidenced by the case of Mrs.  Roderick 'McDonald, an estimable res-  ��������� idem of this place. Mrs. McDonald suf-  | fered from diabetes for two years, and  | found her first relief in Dodd's Kidney  i Pills.  I "I am sure I would be iu my grave  I today but for Dodd's Kidney Pills,*'  Mrs. Mocdonald states. "The doctor  attended me for live months for diabetes, but I was worse when I stopped  taking his medicine than when 1 started. 1 could not get a wink of sleep.  "As soon as I started taking Dodd's  Kidney Pills 1 fell in a solid sleep for  one hour, and socn I got so that I  could sleep fine.  "Dodd's Kidney Pills have done so  much for me that I feel like recommending them to everybody."  Mrs. McDonald states that her earlier symptoms were shortness of  breath, dizziness, backache and a bitter taste in her mouth in the morning. All these are symptoms of kidney trouble���������danger signals that no  one can afford to neglect. Had she  heeded them and taken Dodd's Kidney  Pills slie would have saved herself  months of pain and anxiety.  Minard's Liniment   Co.. Limited.  I was very sick with Quinsy nnd  thought I would strangle. I used  MINARD'S Id NIMH XT and it cured  tue at once. I am never without it now.  Yours gratefully,  MRS.   C   D.   PRINCE.  Nauwigewauk, Oct. 21st.  You may be -fond of good chocolate ���������������������������  Cowan's Maple Buds will please you in a  way that no other has ���������������or could do.-**  Buy this dainty chocolate to-day.  The sum paid by Great Britain for  liquor in 1915 -was $!t0'.i,745,000. This  represents for every man, woman  and child in its forty-six millions  an expenditure of $17.30 for the year.  No fewer than 351.060,000 barrels of  beer were consumed in twelve  months.  A-5  i The value or community effort for  the intprovemei.T of dairy cattle and  for the introduction of the best methods ot dairy practice, says Hoard's  Dairyman, was first demonstrated to  Wisconsin dairymen by the county of  Jefferson, and more especially the  community   about   the   comparatively  small township of Lake Mills. From.  sales of high-grade Hoistein cattio,  amounting in 1905 to over $75,000,  paid largely by men of other states  and outside the ec?snty, the comparatively small township of Lake Mills  became advertised aa a prominent  Hoistein  community.  "Flubdub's home seems badly neglected."  "Well, his wife is interested in prison reform, better roads, pure politics  and clean plays."  EXPERIMENTS  Teach Things of Value  Where one lias never made the ex  P'������ri<nent of leaving oft t'*-a or coffee :  and drinking Postum, it its still easy to I  learn something about it by reading ',  the   experiences   of   others. |  Drinking Postum is a pleasant way i  out of tea or coffee trouble's, A man j  writes: i  "My wifi.' was a victim of nervous-!  ness."weak stomach and loss of appetite fi.r yf-'.ir*-; and tilt noiii*h we ,-e- |  eor.'i'd to numerous methods for relief, j  on-.* o;' whicli was a change from oof-  lei.- i..i t'a, it v. as aii to no purpose," |  (Ho:>i tea and cotfci' are injurious to |  loan.. p"i'.-'o:is. becaus" ihoy contain j  the a,ibile piosonoti.-. di'im, cutT'-iiiei.  "We knew coffeo was causing the  tro.ii..������������������ jj :t could not find anything to  tm-..- ':'.-. piaci. until we iried postum.  Wit:''.:! i a ; ���������>������������������ >'"ks ;ift"i* slu* quit coffee  and benaii using Po.iiinu almost till f  V.'r ii'oiibii'* had disappeared as if by  n.iii-io. It v>HN truly wonderful, lier  i.i :   ,,   , !������������������( .-.���������        was      -.'Ojie,      s-'oni'tch  The Aunt With Zeppelinitia  "It's not at all jam staying with  Aunt Mirry now she's got Zeppelin-  itis. How would you like to sit up  half the night with her? Every  evening I put her to bed with Persia  the cat and Chin Chin the Pekingese  and the maid packs a bag with easily  portable  valuables."���������Gentlewoman.  NOTHING TO EQUAL  BABY'S OWN TABLETS  Mrs. Lawrence M. Itrown. Walton,  .VS., writes: "I have used Baby's  Own. Tablets for the past ten years  and believe there is nothing to equal  ihem i'or little ones. Tliey instantly  punish constipation and teething troubles and unlike any other medicine 1  have used tliey are pleasant to take  and do not gripe the baby." The Tablets- an������ sold by medicine dealers or  bv until til '.'J, cents a box from The  Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Rrookville,  Ont.  tini, .;<���������   relieved,     appeliie     improved  Jiml    ;iliOVe  al',  tl   II if-'Ill's  ''"'SI   was  com-  nl.-.-     and    refreshing.  "V;,* sounds like an exaggeration.  ������ ��������� '��������� ���������'! t\:ip;i"iie(l so qttieklv. Knob  day iiu'i-i' was improvement, for ihe  po-ioni wax undoubtedly si reiigilieii-  \WJ, JU'l. K������'e|'y iiliriiel, nf ihis good  ������?.-..   '.:    ! ���������    d i'.<-   in   d riiiUinv.    INrt nm    'n  .. ' ������������������     ��������� ''������������������������   . "     ������������������...,,...(    i ,.  i'.,..  t- ��������� ��������� ..... -,..._.,..,,  ������������������di.iii   Pn.-tuiii  di,   Winds-Hi',  Om.  I *< i   : M 'ii   enines   in   i -.-. ii   fin ���������'us :  Pottum  Cereal     Di"  orb-innl  I'nrm  ���������Ono-: t    p.:    well    boil'-d.       liii:    ami      :!iic  I. It v.-  ��������� a    -ulilliii-   pijV.d'T  :n a cup "f i''*t   w a I it  :iinl   Mut'ar.   main'.;   a  ���������   iro.t.intl >     d'n-   a ml  "The inlddlo class housewife in  pence, us in war. our only roul economist, (inda the appalling wnstf one  of the nightmares of tho war. Organize a committee of Hritlsdi housewives*  to check thin waste and it. will he  I cheeked, but not  before."���������Times;.  J They Cleanse While They Cure.--  The vegetable) compounds of which  ' Parmelee's \Y go lu bin Pills nre com-  I posed, mainly dandelion and nian-  i di'aUc, cleat' tbo stomach aud niies-  I tines of deleterious matter and reatoro  I the deranged organs I.o healthful ue-  iilon. Hence thoy nre the bent, rem-  Ij.dv i'or indlcesl ion iivallnblc today. 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Remarkable as examples of the ingenuity of these snipers are, some of  the stories of their methods of disguise which are related by the soldiers who return from- tbe ti*enehes. A  number of such stories have been compiled by an English newspaper, and  give an insight into this method of  warfare���������an art whioh has been raised so high tliat a moment's forgetful-  ness, a second pause in an exposed  section of the line, spells death to the  soldier.  "A Tommy, recently returned home,  tells an extraordinary story of the ingenuity and death ��������� of a German  Bniper," says the newspaper. "This  particular sniper was-encountered on  II ill Seventy, When dawn broke the  soldier was chilled to the bone and  weakened with the loss of blood, as  he had been' wounded the night before. - Unable to move, he lay flat  on his back and tried to get some  Bleep. The rest and the warmth of  the sun revived the soldier and _he  raised his head. Another wounded  soldier started to walk back to the  trenches. A moment later he pitched  forward, shot through the temple by  a sniper.  "five minutes later another man  moved. He started to get to his feet,  but seemed startled "by something and  lay down again "quickly. The other  wounded man followed his example. A  moment later he saw the grass, about  twenty yards away, move tn a peculiar  manner. Instead of moving sideways  as    it " would   from  a  body  passing  for we sent both the artist, and his  picture flying back into the German  trenches, and the picture was the.  more intact of the two. A well placed  bomb accounted for him.  "We caught a beast of a sniper in a  curious manner a few months ago.  Our regiment was stationed about  eight hundred yards from the German  trench and, like all others, we suffered  much for want of water. Half a mile  in the rear ran a small stream aud the  men used to steal out at night for  water. These men were constantly being sniped.  "A number of our men had    heen  killed or wounded in this manner and  it was agreed that the sniping came  from somewhere behind our lines.    A  \ close   days' search   revealed   nothing.  The CO. was getting savage and hi^  attitude  obviously  demanded that he^  must   do   something   special   for   the*  benefit of the undiscovered  sniper.  "Early one morning the command  came that we were to make a great  circle and beat inward, not leaving a  bit of ground uncovered. Nothing  came of it���������that is to say, nothing  except a, shapeless old French farmer  whom we found driving his riding  plow for potatoes. When we ques-  tioend him he flew into a rage because we w*ere tramping his beloved  ground and demanded that we clear  off at once as there was no 'espion'  around.  "We had to do so. In making his  report to our chief the subaltern remarked reflectively as he told of how  the farmer gnashed his teeth at us,  'Jolly fine teeth, and  clean, too."  " 'What?' snapped the irate CO.  'Mr. X���������, you take a couple of men  and go to the farmer. Engage him  in conversation while your men pin  him from, behind suddenly. I don't  want to lose men- capturing a dangerous  sniper with  clean teeth.'  "This was a sharp blow at the sub-  i altern.    but  it was  precisely  as  our  Huge drills  ially brought  they not only  for the  mine.  He was a powerful young man, and  a search revealed a belt of cartridges  and two automatic pistols of German  make. Later in the day we found a  little dug-out in a ditch with a rifle  hidden away in a screen of bushwood.  There is only one end for men of this  kind, and he got it.  "Don't  think    that  confined to one side,  men    who    are very  larly the Canadian chaps.  is  a  full-blooded  Indian ir.  the   sniping   is  We have some  clever,  particu-  One such  the  Can-       ._           . chief   suggested.     The     old     farmer  through  it., the grass itself appeared ] fought like a tiger, and the three men  to be coming forward. | were    rolling over and    over on  the  "For a minute the movement of the ] ground before he could be safely tied,  grass stopped and then it began  again, this time coming toward the  wounded soldier. Suspicion was finally aroused to such an extent that  the soldier took aim at the moving  tuft of grass and fired three volleys  In rapid succession. Crawling over  to the spot where the mound of  grass and suddenly stopped twitching,  he found a dead German sniper. Real  sods of grass had been bound by  cords to a waterproof sheet, which  had been strapped to the sniper's back  making  a perfect disguise   for  him."  Continuing its anecdotes of the  snipers, the newspaper quotes from a  long letter written by a soldier, in  which he explains the dangers presented to the men hy the snipers.  "Along one stretch of front," he  eays, "we were much puzzled by the  angle at which the sniper's bullets  Avere coming over. On the left was a  line of leafless pollard willows, but we  could see that there was nobody behind the trunks.  "Several of our officers tried to find  a solution, but all to no purpose. At  last Captain X���������. who happened to  be familiar with the ways of old willows, took charge and ordered three  men to fire a few shots at each willow. The sniping ceased. Two of  the willows were hollow, and the German had crept inside the trees, and  wore firing through cracks in the stem  with automatic revolvers. For two  days there was no more sniping, but  on the third day the fire was resumed as briskly as before, and with just  iih deadly an effect. Fire wan. opened  sigaln on the willows, but this timo  tliere wnn no result.  "Captain X��������� was just as suspicious as over, and ho Instructed the  nearer*!, battery to make short work  of the willows. Tills was done, and  tbo third to no r������-ve-alo������.l the oncmya  cunning. Inside thi* willow we found  not, only a Germnn bnt a steel plate  which fitted outsldo him nnd inside  tlio willow, making a proof against  rlllo bullets.  "While that was a clever trick it.  was little better than the work done  wiih Ihe old door. At ouo spot where  our trenches were not more ,U������an 100  *v������nlh npurl, an    oUl  door was lying  Daring Bravery of Men Who Blew up  Crest of a  Mountain  The Tribuna gives particulars obtained in an interview with one of Jthe  officers who stormed Col di Lana after the terrific explosion that blew  up the entire crest of that height.  The sappers worked at the gallery for  four whole months, during wliich not  for a single moment was the task interrupted. They were commanded by  young officers, among which was a  Roman patrician, who was the first  to advocate the blowing up of the top  of the mountain, and who convinced  the officer in command that it was  the only means of taking the position.  were employed, espec-  up for the purpose, as  had to bore the gallery  but to make it wide  enough to allow plenty of room for the  charging column wliich was to storm  the smouldering debris. They were  within twenty-four hours of accomplishing their task when the listening  posts perceived the unmistakable and  unceasing^rumble of Austrian picks  excavating a counter gallery. a  young lieutenant rushed back to  the sappers, "Boys," he shouted,  "they are trying to blow us up; you  had better hurry and make them i  jump first."  Feverishly they got through another eighty yards, and as they were yet  short of the calculated distance they  decided to double the charge. Five  tons of explosive gelatine were  brought up and carefully placed; the  fuse was made ready. The sappers  were impatient. Now for an attacking squad. Twenty-five N volunteered,  and a sergeant who had been degrad-  * ed for lack of discipline asked to be  allowed to command and win back  his rank.  The lieutenant pressed the button.  The soldiers shouted as their nerves  gave way after the high tension of  expectation passed, and a tremendous  earthquake seemed for a' moment to  be the lord of that mountain.  Fifteen survivors out of the twenty-  five volunteers penetrated the pulverized trenches and occupied the shapeless ruins of what was once an impregnable stronghold. The Austrians,  whose bodies were mangled under enormous rocks, were surprisingly  numerous. It was learned afterward  that a relief garrison had arrived that  very day, and that the one in occupation had not left, as they expected  a powerful Italian attack. The Italians are today consolidating the important position which commands  the valley of Livinallongo, and may  be the key for an advance on Trent.  THAT HFFFNnun S������ thb .AllIk  ,      "   l&tAi       *\I*\A  m*iiW3miM     &*9M, lO&l    Xl&iLlUU-  AMERICANS ADDRESS MEMORIAL TO THE POWERS  Five Hundred Prominent Americans   Express Sympathy With  Allies in the Present War, and Make Public Their Hope  For Complete Victory   for   : O  Cause of Humanity  adian infantry, who is a marvel with  his rifle. He has a telescopic sight  attached to his rifle and goes about  as he likes. He is a most silent man,  talking to few persons. He wanders about the trenches and waits for  a chance to pick off a German.  "One German sniper recently was  giving a lot of trouble. Officers with  glasses tried in vain to locate him.  The Indian came along, and without  saying a word to anyone fired at a  big tree. Down came the sniper. The  Indian saw with his naked eye what  the officers with their glasses failed to  discover. He puts a little nick In  the stock of his rifle every time he  is sure he has killed a German. I  saw him add two more nicks to the  thirty-eight   already  on   his   stock."  Tlio top glass pane-Is of it were broken, the wood beneath It were broken,  nnd over tho woodwork a gaudy paper  hud boon punted. Its only use was as  n test for onr sights, which wo got hy  hitting Ou* door Unoh or breaking oil a  Hplintor of gluffi,  "Ono day, however, wc were sur-  prlHPil In llnd that when n bnllot  "-truck iho fin fin ll lcl'l a while rdreak  nnd brought no tinkle. Hitting the  woodwork had the namo effect; It  brought a white juuear, but. no i.plln-  liM'H. Wo knew KOinethlng waa wrong  nnd thnt, night, decided to invesilgnto.  We dlaeovoied that the old door hud  been removed and n steel nhleld put  In il������ place. It was painted lo look  lSlu*. the, wood, paper and broken rhiMM,  with  a hole  nour the  knob  for    tho  ..>���������>! nr.v'������   vilto  "Ve llxo.T  IH- evidently  have  1 hlnj;!i  day when hi  ready   for  him.  ������">f   ���������������   m\tnl<,\\   i(\f  a surprise' for the art Int.  thom-ht   be  wan going tO  hin own  way.    Tlio  next  he'gan hi*' work wo were  Om     trick  tci'Suli'ly  liii'     Wo did onr net  Zouave as Gun Carriage  The battle of Verdun has brought  out the great possibilities of the  French   machine-gun  companies.  During the operations from February 21-25 the French machine gunners made hecatombs of the enemy.  Since then their activity continues.  One machine gun fined, between  February -5 nnd March 4. 75,000 cartridges.  One Incident among thousands may  be mentioned in order to give an  idea of the men's bravery. During  the fiercest period of the Gorman  attack a Zouave machine, gunner succeeded in saving his gun, which hnd  been burled in the debris caused by  tho explosion of a shell, and he wur  carrying it with the assistance of a  conmuie. wlien ho Haw tho enemy  advancing quite close to him.  The two men, without losing their  prc-nouoc of mind, catabli'ihcd themselves In a Hindi hole. One of the  two Zouaves hoisted lho mnchlne-  gun on his shoulder and kept It nt  tho proper height, so that, the other  could iifni properly. The I avo men  llicii fired all their nminunltlon, nnd  lifter having stopped 1ho advancing  Germans with enormous losses, they  t.iiceoiY'l'nlly fell hack with their gun."  Portugal's extensive colonial poa-  Kt'ii'slons have alway.-i aroinicd the  envy of Germany. Tho Huns have  cant, very covetous eyes on Angola,  with its '������tretch of i.ooo miles on the  Went African coast, anil Mozambique,  llw portn**,ueHi*j terrltorie*- on the cant  enlist, of Allien, extending lor a distance  or   l.l'UU   mids.  "Look up! I.oolc up!' shouted (He  Kviingellfit. "Where did you ever  learn toe* f'.aiin* :" lisleed liie >-oW  player. "Keep your eye- on the* ball  la what yon onp-ht to fell "<������������������������. All  niy   trouble!!  came   from   looking  up"  Belgians are Full of Fight  Brave Troops Occupy 22 Miles of the  Flanders   Front  (By Baron de Broquevil.le, Belgian  Minister of War)  The Germans recently alleged that  the Belgians had been withdrawn  from the front. The fact is that they  occupy a front 22 miles long. They  also say that our army is weakened  in numbers and morale. I reply that  it never was more numerous or better  equipped since the war began.  These are not empty words, but  stern reality. Our morale was never  higher. Every visitor to Flanders  can testify that our king remains  with his troops and refuses all the  courteous' invitations from the allies  to inspect other parts of the front,  so that he shall not absent himself  from Flanders for a single day. lie  shares the dangers and hopes of the  commonest of liis soldiers, and the  queen  remains at his  shle.  Unoccupied Belgium is a heap of  ruins, but we shall never quit this  soil soaked with so much precious  blood. Our confidence is unshakable.  Llko the king and the whole army,  I believe the allies will be victorious.  I have the deepest, conviction thai  Belgium will be restored to. the plenitude of her political and economic independence and territorial integrity In  both   Kurope   and   Africa.  We have done our duty and have  nothing to regret, and in saying that  1 faithfully interpret the sentiments  of the king, the army, lhe government und all Belgium*, whether in tho  Invaded country or expatriated, Flemish  or Walloon.  All the information we receive from  Belgium Is comforting. The behavior  of the population in Biiis-ae'i-i, Antwerp, Ghent, Liege nnd Mons is admirable. German newspapers are  compelled to admit, that von Bisfdtii*;  has failed to weaken their patriot-  Ism, and Hint neither finitely, threats,  promises nor persecution has succeeded in disarming or diminishing in any  degree tho hostility of our proud people.  Look how the most prominent lenders of tho Flemish movement, protest-  oil against vou Hissing'.'- off orin to in-  t,[)Vi I'm- Hfiv.'.-.'h :'Y.h'\> '.!*. r.\\<"M '.''d-  voi-slty, although they themselves had  long worked  for thi"*'. reform.  "We Hlinll receive no advantage  from our country'n enemy," tbey mild  bravely, proudly.  Worship of a False God  Military Advantage at the Expense of  Humanitarianisin  The captured commander of the  Zeppelin L15, Lieutenant Briethaupt,  has just given to the press what he  regards as the justification of the air  raids. They are designed, he says, to  gain a military advantage. They are  intended to destroy warships, armed  positions, and factories; not to kill  old men, women and children. That  they practically never achieve the  avowed object and practically always  accomplish the disavowed aim is a  fact that he rather too blithely overlooks, it is this deification in Germany's war methods of the "military  advantage," at the expense of idealism  and humanitarianism, which has  shocked the world. The moment a  military advantage is in question, be  it never too shadowy or mythical,  every other consideration must go by  the "board.  The rest of the world is not ready  to accept Germany's supreme valuation of the "military advantage." lt  does uot believe, that the entire system of ethics evolved by Christianity  should take a hasty departure the  moment the "military advantage" puts  in an appearance. Belgium was sacrificed because the hungry "military  advantage" demanded its life. The  Lusitania was sunk because some  imagination was able to see the "military advantage'' in the act. Non-  combatants are being regularly murdered in Great Britain because a  microscopic "military advantage" has  bsen discovered in the practice.  Civilized nations in the past have ordinarily refused to sacrifice the more  sacred principles ot iiUinariity 'iir**"exchange for an infinitesimal ."military  advantage."  It is said that. Germany cannot understand whs* she has alienated the  sympathy of the largest part of the  neutral world, but the explanation is  certainly not very difficult. A prejudice in favor of Christian ethics seems  ineradicably rooted in tha modern  civilized mind. The- substitution of  tbe god "military advantage" for this  system of ethics is not one which can  easily be effected. The average American, for example, flatly refuses to  regard a fanciful military advantage  as sufficient cause for murdering an  innocent babe. Murder with a phantom explanation he regards none the  less as murder.  It has already been pointed out  that the military advantages arising  from the Zeppelin raids are largely  negligible. Naturally this fact but intensifies their awful inhumanity. So  long as they are continued, Germany  is carrying on a propaganda against  herself in the neutral world which far  outweighs the propanganda she has  organized on her own behalf. The  adjective "militaristic" is one which  she has often expressly disclaimed.  But, such a flat prostration before the  shrine of "military advantage," involving, as it does, the sacrifice of any  principle that, that insatiable god demands, means surrender less than a  complete surrender to militarism.  Neutrals not sharing Germany's limitless worship of this new god cannot  hut view her novel war creed ���������with  painful surprise and aversion.���������Minneapolis Tribune.  If Britain "Went Dry"  Thoir    tthe British)   drink bill  for  last year was $90tt,7I������0,000, and  probably they are now spending a billion  dollars   a   year  on   something   which  many people in the United States nnd  England   manage   to   get  along   without.   This war has cost Great Britain  about  $7,5O0,00l������,00O.    If  we   subtract  from thia the loans to other countries,  which will presumably be repaid, and  the mont\*c-npeiu on feeding the soldiers,  who  would  have  had  to be  fed  and  clothed   nny now,   though   not  so  well in time of pence, we should have  left, UHlng the estimate of Sir George  Paish,  u  net  loss to   the  country  of  about  ij'.'i.rjOO.OOii.iiOO.     If   then,   Great  Britain should go d������.v. as Uiii-..sia  liu.s.  Ha total  war loisea could he paid up  within   the  next  threo  years,  not. allowing   anything   for  the   ly.iln   In   Industrial   efficiency   and   the     saving  from   the crime  and   Impaired  heulih  which   incidentally   results   from   the  consumption   of   a     billion     dollar;-/  worth   of  liquor    a   year.���������The     .Vcw  York Independent.  An "Address to the People of tha  Allied Nations," bearing the signatures of five hundred pr.om.ment Americans in all walks of life and expressing sympathy with the allies in the  present war and hope of their victory,  has  been  made   public.  The names signed to this memorial  represent forty-two States of the  Union. More than 150 of the signers  belong to business and legal circles,  including several former cabinet officials, ex-senators, ex-governors, railroad presidents, etc. The clerical pi*o-  fession- is represented by -thirty-two  bishops and other prominent clergymen. More than twenty college residents and many other distinguished  educators, authors, sculptors, painters,  actors and architects have signed ihe  memorial.  The address follows, in part:  "We, the undersigned citizens of  the United States of America, send  to you, the people of the nations of  the triple entente and your allies, this  message:  "Since the beginning of the present  terrible world conflict there have not  been lacking in America individual  expressions of ardent sympathy with  the cause of Great Britain, France  and their allies, and horror and detestation of the methods employed by  the Teuton confederates in the conduct of the war. Patriotic Americans, however, ha.ve hitherto hesitated to unite in any more' formal  statement.  . "The time has come, however, when  Americans owe it to themselves to  express their sympathies and their  judgment.  "The ablest German publicists and  professors have presented the Aus-  tro-German contentions with great,  eloquence, i^umerous vaerman documents have been widely circulated,  and an active, and sometimes insidious German propaganda has been extensively carried on in the United  States.  "The signers of this document are  not unmindful of the great contributions which Germany has in the past  made to the common treasure- of modern civilization; all of which acknowledge our debt to Germany; many of.  us have had the advantage of German education; some of us are of  German blood. But the welfare of  that civilization for which Germany  has done so much, the highest interests of Germany herself, demand  that in this conflict Germany and  Austria shall he defeated. We confid- ~  ently and hopefully look forward to  that result.  "The invasion of Belgium we regard as a, crime which can never be  justified. It will remain a blot upon  the history of Europe. The conscience ot the American people cries  out and protests against outrages  upon civilization committed by your  enemies, and against their methods of  warfare that break the international  laws of nations and the moral laws  of humanity.  "The sanctity of treaties, the rights  of small nations, the question as to  whether militarism shall dominate  civilization, are all involved in the  final decision.  "A peace which    does  not  restore  Belgium to the Belgian people and to  their  own   government,     which   does  not givo them such indemnity as will  allow them so far as possible to reconstruct their wasted cities and villages    nnd restore again their rulnod  prosperity,   a  peace   which  does  not,  recognize the rights of    the    smaller  nationalities of Europe; a peace which  does   not   offer   some   guaranty   that  such a calamity    as the present war  shall not recur���������a peace    which does  not insure    these things  would be a  disaster and not a blessing.  "It is because wo believe that the  success of Great Britain. France.  Italy and Russia will mean tho restoration of Belgium and of Serbia ami  the suppression of inilitnrisni that,  we ardently hope for that consummation. In that hope wo believe the future of civilization to be Involved."  Australian   Machine  Au.st i'aliu   has   overcome  Savane Hunn<**r  Mury and Tommy had been to hear  a lniHiilonary talk at. Sunday School.  "Did he tell you aboui the poor  Ileal .lien ,' ' laiiui iiuomed ,il ilnv diie  nei- labb*.  ���������"Vi'h,   s-.ii',"   ..j..*'������'���������������'ivd     M...">".     "Mi  Kiild that. tlie>\  were often hungry, and  whin   tbey   heat,   on   their   tummiiniM ' ihe  It   eould be  heard  for milen. hate.  He hurried after the old g-*ii!l������*maii,  while ;x eouph* of m-uro porters Jumped  tltjwii  e>u   :"ne  li'.iiii   in  ;:i'( ,ii   i:.i!'.<  search one  wicker bn::-  uf mill ton.  i   ii.r,.i   in  ;  I ment.    After a protracted  ol the porters handed up a  kef containing n huge lo-;  "Thank  man.  ���������'What do  coiidncinr.  Limited  "I milil n   man's  you,"   m;iId   the*   old   gentle-  yon mean, sli  "In >iil llu;    iil*  Yon   Mild     "  leg   w.  '," roared the  lhe   Ori, Mal  leg   and  ..:���������������������������*.���������.���������   .vh  "Toot !  tram  If  : i. ii   "  It   Isn't  mine  ; under  ..iii  ������������������#������������������������  I'd   li  ���������V.ui'A.  mo*. I u  t  AM  abro.id."  ������ it--.lil    in  the  1>M'  I!     IO  And  iiniies  Gun  a   number  of obstacles, notably tho lack of skilled labor and proper machinery, whicli  handicapped  tho output   of munitions  during the  first   year or the war.    In  Now South   Wales  the   first  fruits  of  the   state's   astiistani-i*   to   the   Commonwealth are apparent  iu tho quantity of shells being turned out at   the  stale   worl'i*hops  at   Walwh   Island   in  New   Castle.     An   immense   mud   fiat  In   Hunter  Uivcr has  been  made  the  Kile  of n   large    oHtahlishiiwut   where  modern     mnehliief.   turn   out   about   n  thousand   hIioIIk   daily.     Due     oi   iho  subordinate  officer*'-   of  ihe   phiui   ha*'  I evolved  a  machine,  gun  which  is said  | to excel any similar weapon yet  need,  and other expirlme:.ts are being made  with      winli-i.a cont rolled     torp<-i|ni"-  wlil.li, It  Is said, canned  he put  on: nf  e'oiniiiisswiii  liy   a  wlrelesu"jam '  11cnu  a  lioHfile ,'hlp.  | i, \, v U. I       t 111 11111! 111..  negro boy who has  Ml'-id,  pocket) to  ;i    \\\\\x-   to   the-    pi.Kt    off lee  "I   llu iij-'ht   1   hnd   "   ul<-kel "  IUiy    icueourai'.ln*".ly ��������� ' If   ever  b**d  il, iu.is'i. >������<'(. tot It  ylt."  in     11 i ^  inst nm  for   blin  vim  ..*L.'... 'j:������;".'I!Wi'Whibm  HHMBNM  tJB^mmHaamjt  t*m****mtUmX8Simmm. (SSWHIlHHBHHMSSi!  I  THH   CRESTON   REVIEW  Kill the Cist  Worm and thus  Save your  i omaio riants  %jse i~arts moreen  &+ jt*%*������������  e������**fc IjC-jv  e>CftS*������=^  in  <oJ*������  or Pound Tins  n   niinMa  o  n_  r. Dunwd & uo.  Limited  CRESTON        -       K.C  Head   OfHces  CALGARY;  VANCOUVER;  EDMON'TO -.  Dt-alt-rs :*i  M E A I  Wholesale and  Retail  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  and  Oysters  in  Season  We have tht goo:3s, and  our pr'ces are reasonable  A  Sbc  **.ni*,vnt*  XJVVB %������V  Caters to the discriminating public*  Rooms     the    coolest  and cleanest.  Dining Room service  ihe best*  The  Bar   is   stocked  with   only First-class  Liquors and Cigars  Oreston 0;  Phone *>7  rug&SooRCc.  CRESTON  Local and Personal  Tom Bandy, who is now permanently installed as C.P.R. agent at Wy-  cliffe, was visiting Creston friends on  Suuday.  Mrs. R. Sinclair Smith left on Wednesday for Pincher Station, Alta.,  where she will spend a few days with  her mother.  J. and Prank McPeak and F. H.  Price pulled out on Tuesday for Trail,  where they expect to spend the next  couple of weeks.  During her stay in Creston Mrs.  Gordon Wright of London, Ont., the  W.C.T.U. president, wns the guest of  Mrs. Fred Smith.  S. A. Speers is this week moving  down to "Restholm," and will live  this summer at his ranch about opposite Jas, Compton's.  Mrs. G. J. Bales, who has boon visiting her parents and other friends   here  for the past two months,   returned   to j  McGillivray, B.C., ou Saturday. j  Foil Salb���������A one-horse John Deere i  steel plow and Planet .1 r. r>-tooth horse j  cultivator with at taehiiients. $12 \  takes the lot.    Apply Kkvikw Ok-kick. .  For Sale���������Purebred White Wyandotte yearling cock. Apply J. W.  Hamilton, Creston.  Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cameron arrived  from Cranbrook on  Wednesday  or  visit to the former's  parents, Mr.  and  Mrs. L. Cameron.  Mrs. Winkler, who has been with  her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gilpin, for  some weeks back, left on Thursday for  her home at Standpoint, Idaho,  The Fruit Growers* Union is unloading thoir car e*������f cups  fen- the 1910  SOit il'uit ti'itiir.       I lit;    jjYiiiwS   O'iuie    iii  from New Westminster yesterday.  Asa result of Mrs. Gordon Wright's  visit the membership e>f the Creston  W.C.T.U. was increased by exactly  six newcomers���������two of theni life  members.  Mrs. Mallandaine entertained at the  tea hour on Friday afternoon in honor  of Miss Fuller, who is visiting Creston,  tho guest of her aunts, Mesdames  Watcher and Rose.  Herb Christie, righthand man at  the P. Burns Co. shop, came back  from Trout Lake yesterday, accompanies! by Mrs. Christie- and family.  They w ill reside in the Gtinn   cottage.  The    HUH   gooseberry  j UK-need on Wednesday  export    com-  when  a crate  of this   vear's  green  vniys  Co.  ������ euv  were  Creston's reputation as a- market for  bearskins   is  getting  noised  abroad.  A   Kort   Steele  Indian   was here the  oui. j e;lriy part of the week   to  dispose   of  l"'* ; the pelts of a grizzlv  and two   black  shippers. | ho;u.s  Christ Chui'ch Ladieo Guild have  decided to have their Dominion Day  soiree on the evening of Friday, June  :30th, at the Parish*H.-.li. Dancing will  i be a big feature, the Creston band  \ furnishing the music,  H. Murray, district forester for the  ,0 an brook territory, was a visitor  i here em Fiielay. looking over the new  j station built on Goat Mountain for  ! the lookout man on duty (hiring the  I dangerous part e>f the* fire season.  I Fob Sai,e���������Dressing ease, wash  | stand. 2 bedsteads, dining room table  and chairs, bookcase, oak buffet,  mahogany parlor cabinet, 2 large oak  rockers and a cabinet grand piano���������  Apply Review Office.  W. J. Shephet-el. Nelson, the provincial apiarist for the Kootenay district, spent several days here this  week. To date 'the season has been  far from ideal fen- the beekee*pers, so  much wet weather seriously effecting  the honey-making operations.  The first strawberry-ice cream social  of the season is on foi- Friday evening  June 23rd, at the home of Mrs. 3ns,  Compton, It is a Reei Cross function,  under tbe auspices of the Alice Siding  Soldiers' Ladies Aid. A good time is  guaranteed and a large turnout ex  peeled.  Both the Canyon City and Wigen  box factories will commence operations this week, with excellent prospects of a long and busy season. Last  year these two firms manufactured  almost 60,000 fruit crates and boxes���������a  a fifty per cent, increase this year will  cause no surprise.  The new high level brielge over the  Goat River will be completed to-day.  The distinction of being the first to  drive across the structure goes to  Floyd Rodgers, who motored over it  on Tuesday. The work lias been under way for almost four months, and  has cost close to $10,000.  Word reached here this week of tho  well-merited promotion of Frank  Ebbutt to the rank of sergeant with  A Company, 22othOverseas Battalion,  in training at Fernie. This makes  two of the* Creston men with this  regiment to attain that rank, thu  other being Alf. Palmer.  II. C. Browstor.jleader of his majesty's loyal opposition in the B.C. legislature, has advised Creston Liberal*-*  that be is arranging n tour of tho  province and will be stopping over  lien* for a day to lend a hand hi bringing the Kaslo riding into the Liberal  camp at the coining provincial election.  J.  H. DOYLE*   Manager  A. McL. Fletcher, Nelson, arrived  on Monday to commence the season's  operations as provincial fruit inspector  ���������his third yoar at tho work here,  lie will Mlcely be in the Valley permanently for the next month, as the  department is this season giving the  soft fruits going out. the sumo rigid  nv.pi-r.t.mn that prevail:* with the other  lineN.  The 102nd Battalion li'ft Comox the  latter part of the week on the ovor-  hi'iih trip. After a couple of moutliH  training in Fngland they expect, to  bit. flu* filing line in time to take a  hanel iu the big drive on tin* western  i front. Creston bate a. lialf-do-/en rep-  re-Heulal ives in the sepiael to wif: Hill  D<*w, Ji*!. !.���������������������������������;;, It. Then-leu,, "Duke"  Cnie-um, Frank Lewis, <Jenige .laekes  iohI John Peneliv.  Mr. and Mrs. Heald have vacated  the Gensmer residence on Victoria  Avenue and now occupy the Grady  house on Fourth Street. Mrs. Long  is expecting to move back to Creston  to reside again.  Rev. Knox Wright, representing  the B.C. branch of the Canadian Bible  Society, will visit Creston on June  27th, in the interests of that work and  will give an illustrated lecture on  Siberia, to which all are invited.  Some other timely donations to the  Red Cross this week were: Presby-  te.ian Mission Sand, 447 sponges: Mrs.  Jackson and neice, 10 yards gauze  wipes, and Presbyterian Ladies' Aid  10 yards gauze and half-pound non  absorbent cotton.  Those with a weakness for the  festive ice cream sodas with the usual  line of flavors will be able to indulge  to their appetite's limit on Saturday.  The soda fountain for the drugstore is  being set up to-day and will be ready  for business Saturday sure.  Word reached Creston on Tuesday  that Capt. Mallandaine, who has been  at Work Point Barracks, Victoria,  for the past month, putting the finishing touches on his field officers course,  has graduated successfully, standing  well up amongst those passing with  honors.  John Spratt maintained his reputation as the early bird strawberry man  of the Valley by marketing a half-  dozen pint cups at the Mercantile on  Saturday. Considering the sort of  weather that has prevailed until now  ripe berries on June 10 came as a large  sized surprise.  With the fine weather of the past  few days in evideuee for a spell longer  the shipping of strawberries should  be under way inside another week.  Thero is every evidence of a grand  yield, some of the more optimistic  placing it at 10,000 crates. Almost  12,000 went out in 1015.  A. C. Harshnw, divisional superintendent, gnve agent Reid an official  look-in on Wednesday, on his return  trip to Cranbrook. As yet there is no  definite announcement as to the erection of the roof over the unloading  platform to give better protection to  fruit shippers on wot days.  J. J. Fingland, road superintendent  for the Kaslo riding, ishoro on his first  official visit this week, having taken  charge of road and bridge work in the  Valley on the 15th. Mr. Benney will  be in charge of this same work in the  Trail riding, though he will continue  to reside bore for tho nronent at least.  The work turned in at the Red Cross  depot on Tuesday included socks from  Mrs. C. Moore, Mrs. Nicholls, and Mrs.  Andrews; two surgical shirts from  Mrs. Ilaycu and a wash cloth and pair  pyjinnns from Mrs. Bennett. Will the  worker:*, plenr.r* remember thnt garments should be washed before being  sent in.  O. 10. Ford of Cranbrook, the Dominion FiXpresH Co. inspector, wiih  here on Fiielay and was shown oyer  tiie* Vnlle'y by H. M. Held. Ho is hiking for un iiicre'iiHcd express trade* in  soft fruits this vi'iir. the close connection now maele for lOilmonton en-  a Ming berries' Je/ide'd ;il Crc'l <������n i>> be  on sale* at the* Albeitn capital the* next  iifte*ru<-itii at I o'clock.  siideD6noeiit Fruit Growers & Shippers  SISS".  We beg to advise th.it we are now ready to receive consignments  of Fruit at Saskatoon and Regina.  We have a large connection with the retail trade, and being experienced and reliable, are just what the name stands for.  We charge only one commission. Owing to the high price of  sugar handling charges and other unnecessary expense must  be eliminated if the grower is going to receive a fair return  for his labor.  Therefore deal direct, with a company tliat deals direct with the  retailers. Pay only one commission; it is all you can afford  to pay.    Prompt returns.  Reference: Bank of British North America, Saskatoon.  The Producers Gominission Company  SASKATOON  Sask.  Canada  We have this week opened up  a shipment of  mallwar  RIBBONS in Taffeta, Duchesse, Velvet, &c.  LACES in Val, Torchon, Nets, &c.  Hair Clasps, Nets, Barettes Combs, &c.  /-"������������������O^vr-i-rrr-iTinr-'  nrknnnn/-\\T :���������    jr*-ei���������_T_r<���������     j    /<_...*..���������  V^XXjV^V^XXJIi X   IjU X X KJXV   ill   *01tUli ������   fclllU    v./uaiw S  Mercerized.    Crotchet Needles.  all fresh Para Rubber  oiJitkjNo   ior   everything   you   require   a  button for, in Pearls, Bones, &c.  Also Button Moulds  DRESS GOODS���������Come in and we will show  you a full iine of white and colored Dress  ; Goods, Lawns, Piques, Indian Head, Ginghams. Prints, etfec.    All fast colors.  reston Mercantile Company  LIMITED  ^3 ^S^^^f Mf^CSm ^3*^3 ^^^^^S ffli9 ^s^w       |^Q9n  on uswy  LUMBER, $10 per M. and up.  SHINGLES, $2 per M. and up.  BRAN, $1.10 per hundred.  SHORTS, $1.20 per hundred.  2 cans CORN for 2 5c.  2 cans PEAS for 2 5c.  2 cans BEANS for 2 5c.  ���������liifi-BHiiliiiifi  ssssm  mmm  gMmmm  mmmmmmmmmmm\������\immmmrmmmmmWmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm\  **  m

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