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 Vol. VIII.  CRESTON, B. C, FRIDAY, JULY 21, 1916  No. 27  1  r  Mr. Scott, principal of the Kaslo  school, along with Mrs* Scott, are  here for the summer, with Mr. and  Mrs. A. Otme.ron.  Rev. J. S. Mahood of Queen's Bay  spent a day sight seeing on at the lookout station last week, the guest of H.  Hamilton.  The trustees have re-engaged Miss  Ella Dow as teacher for the school for  the ensuing year.  To date W. K. Kemp reports a  strawberry export of 230 crates and  is confident of making the even 250  before the season ends.  Raspberry, pickers will find a warm  welcome out here at present. Nearly  every rancher could employ one or  two of them.  Alex. Duperry has erected a new  front, gate on his place here and also  put an addition to his barn in order to  store his 1916 hay crop proyerly. His  last stack of the 1915 crop is moving  this week to Canyon City mill. There  were some 40 tons in it and realized  $18 a ton, we are informed.  Ira Beam is busy picking the finest  crop of Bing cherries ever seen in the  Erickson district. Teddy Haskins is  hoping to make the same report of a  small crop of melons he is experimenting with. His corn will undoubtedly  be the best here.  was  a  Creston callers this week were Mrs.  T������rf-*i<ioV*t.*������T           ���������    XiflOD          ' T^wit-ttn-tS\*%             MoCJjl)oiVloCi  ���������������������!������������������>->* ���������W.Jp*^' m i,T^lH0 jt,   *.\j>\s\j^r������. y i.������j������.-   Tuohey, Good and Dennes.  Mrs.  Jones of  Kuskanook  visitor here on Tuesday.  Stanley Quaifehas been in our midst  for the past day or two. Ike Lewis  was here on Wednesday.  Mrs. and Miss Bohrraan of Calgary,  who haye been guests at the C.P.R,  house for the past week, returned to  Calgary on Tuesday.  soil   reiAiriieu  to  A. W. MasOn has been chosen trustee in place of A. Matthews,, who now  resides at Trail.; This, year's board is  made up of John Miller, Victor Carr  and Mr. Mason;' with Guy Constable  as auditor.  Between haying and the raspberry  harvest the busy bee has nothing on  residents in these parts for busyness  these days.  The trustees are calling for tenders  for painting the school building. The  improvement is badly needed.   In at  TJ������T 1-1         la!_1   Raspberry picking will begin in real  earnest by Monday. Between the  large crate being used this year, the  scarcity of pickers and som-a doubt as  to good price rasps, are giving some of  the growers considerable to worry  about this year.  At the annual school meeting on  July.8th the. vacancies in the t*restee  board were filled, and B. Dew chosen  as auditor. Our education department this year will consist of Messrs.  Littlejohn, Craigie and Kemp.  Several consecutive days of hot diy  weather is what's wanted by gentlemen who have cloyer either cut or  ready foi* the mower. The wetness  the early part of the week did some  damage.  R. Lamont has his 20 acres of clover  ent already and it sure is the dandiest  crop of the. kind ever taken off here.  Potatoes are.exceptionally promising in this section up to the present.  Tomatoes are also filling out and the  early birds should soon be .ready for  ..reporting.  When the road work in this district  is undertaken those waterworks company excayations should receive drastic treatment���������and the bill sent lo the  company. These hillocks are decidedly unhealthy for loads of soft fruit  going to market.  J. M. Craigie is Erickson's strawberry king, for 1910 at least. His export in this line has reached 850 crates.  He will have almost 800 crates of  raspberries and black berries as well,  from present appearances.  Cran  Rev. R. E. Pow of Creston took the  Presbyterian service here on Tuesday  evening. -  J. S. Deschamps of Nelson was a  Sirdar caller on Wednesday between  trains.  Representing quarrying interests in  Calgary, J. Wilson of that city is here  with a view to taking out more granite from Atbara Siding, the scene of  former operations of that nature.  Trsgsis0s ffl&si  Creston's new board of school trustees had their inaugural meeting on  Tuesday evening, with the members  all present. Trustee Cherrington was  unanimously elected chairman foi* the  ensuing year, with F. H. Jackson,  secretary treasurer, and C. F. Hayes  reappointed secretary to the board.  It was also resolved that the board  shall hold monthly meeting���������the third  Monday in each month.  There was only one vacancy on the  teaching staff to be filled���������that of  vicerprincipal���������and as. there were  several applications oh file for the  position a selection was made and the  secretary instructed to get in cQm-  munication with him forthwith.  Tenders will also be asked for the position of janitor, and also for the job of  kalsoming the interior of tho school.  So far as the funds available will  permit the salaries in arrears to June  30th will be paid px-o rata. The ti-eas-  urer was instructed to go thoroughly  into the books to ascertain the amount  stiil accruing due the district on unpaid balances of sums voted at previous  annual meetings and notify the education department of the urgency of  immediate payment of the amount  coming to the school district in the  matter.  The Go-it Mountain - Waterworks  Co. is also to be asked to install a  meter in the school building in connection with the domestic  water   supply.  has the best of us.  Raspberry shipping is ��������� to the fore  at the Smith difpot now, although the  berries are later here than expected.  Among the bigger shippers are R.  Hood, who expects to have 250 erates.  Reed & Mather 500 ahd W. A. Pease  over 400.  The first of the "v alley's 1916 potato  crop" wont out on Tuesday, the Hood  ranch being the leader in the export  of the Irish apples this year. R.  Stewart has a grand showing of them,  some of which should be moving this  week.  This year it is the July drop that is  thinning out the apple crop to quite  an.extent, particularly the Mcintosh  Reds, which have suffered seyerely.  The Jonathans have also suffered. On  the Carr ranch some of the trees have  shed almost 80 per cent, of. an excellent eariy-season yield.  July building permits  sheds   on   the    Pease  ranches.  C. Larson of Cranbrook was a Kitchener eauer on Sunday.  MissSelmaGunderson of Tete Jauue  Cache, B.C., is staying with Mrs.  Andeen.  T. Thorson, C.P.R. watchman, has  been - transferred to the Kootenay  Central, where he is timekeeper for  an extra gang.  J. McGuire, who has been working  at the hotel for the past two months,  has returned to Cranbrook, where he  j3VT-jo.r.f.a to ^s*-- -~*'*i t-h** C.P.H. fire-  department.  Teddy Clausen is back as wine clerk  at the hotel.  J. E. Miller has returned from the  Cranbrook district, where he has been  building a lGokout station.  The streams are clearing and another couple of weeks should find  fishing at its prime. And with 25 as  the limit every fisherman should be  able to land the full legal allowance.  The government road has been  cleared out from Arrow Creek to Goat-  new  HEWS OF KOOTENAYS  mvtxo  after the recent windstorm  tj&txty   iu uccu Ox it  Local and Personal  WWj/nnttfGi  Mrs. Hook and family of Spokane  arrived on Monday, on a visit to hor  parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Grady.  Mi*, and Mrs. Duncan were Crestdn  callers on Tuesday. O. J. Wigen also  spent the same day at the metropolis.  Mrs. Grady was in the city on Wednesday.  Pte. James Bntterflold of the 172nd  Battalion is home from Vernon on a  fow days' leave. He is accompanied  by his wife and flvo children.  To date 10,"������72 cmte.s of .-jfrawbowieu  hayo been shipped from here this  season. Wynndel has the distinction  of having shipped a carload a day for  tho week piust, six carloads' gblng out  between last Monday   and Saturday.  A local wise guy estimates that to  date 13,5112,040 strawberries have been  picked hew*.  A dance will be held on Friday  night in Grady's Hall. Everyone in  invited to attend. Dancing at 0  o'clock.    Ice cream and soft drinks on  I.JlH.-.  The  recent    Entrance    and  School exam, results should be available next week.  Mrs. G. M. Loasby of Sirdar and her  guest, Miss Proctor of Calgary, were  Creston visitors on Tuesday.  Bitouy Wanted���������A second-hand  buggy or light express wagon. Write  K. Butterfield, Wynndel, B.C.  The trustees are calling for tenders  for a caretaker for the Croston school,  Duties to commence August 15.  Pte. John Baines, one of the guards  at the Morrissoy internment camp, is  home on a fow days leaye this week.  Miss Phyllis Wallingcr of Cranbrook is spending a. few days in Creston, and is the guest of Miss Frances  Lyne.  Now potatoes is the newest shipper  this week. Tho first sack went out  Tuesday, and were from the R. Hood  ranch.  Foremen Nicholls and Romano and  several of tho section crew wore at  Cranbrook for the week-end, attending a meeting of the track woriTors  union.  Mrs. R. Holme of Vancouver arrived on Wednesday and will spend a  b������>)������������lj������i������     ������������iWl������    J'OT*   ''i!***'*!'     J***;;.     ������?oJ*H  Hobden.  E. N. llohm-ii, who ban born helping  ont with the work on the ranch for a  couple of weeks, returned to Coleman,  I jiiin., on Mummy.  To date Nelson has raised $1392 in  cash for Belgian relief.  The tourist rush to Moyie has commenced and furnished houses are becoming scarce.  The Bishop of Kootenay had four  candidates at his confirmation service  at Kaslo last Thursday.  Kaslo's Chinese gardener commenced marketing new potatoes last week  ���������at five cents a pound.  Sandon's electric light plant, which  was out of business for a couple of  weeks, resumed operations on Monday.  Grand Forks council has refused the  request of the hotelmen for a reduction in the license fee. The aldermen's  salaries have been cut $50.  Tho McDonald factory at Nelson has  already made 100 tons of strawberry  jam this season, using about four ear-  loads of sugar in the process.  The Doukhobor factory at Brilliant  is now turning out 4,500 pails of straw,  berry- jam daily. The output for 1916  will be double that of last year.  On July 21 tho Cranbrook ratepayers will vote on a by-law to borrow  $8,000 to purchase the St. Mary's  Separate School building for use as a  high school.  Kaslo Kootenaian: The C.P.R. is  experiencing considerable difficulty in  securing men for rough labor, and this  is delaying the completion of the spur  into the sampler yards.  This week tho 1-10::200 foot new  building for the electrolytic zinc plant  in Trail, with some 270 tons of stool,  was begun by Supt. R. Tench and his  gang of 50 steel workers.  According to announcement by the  management, by the end of July���������or  early iu Ann'int���������-Lhe Trail copper refinery, tho liiMt ol its kind in the  Dominion, will be in operation.  Trail wants its new school built for  $15,000. The lowest tender submitted  is for $1������,(M)5. Two of the rooms will  will be left unfinished and other modifications made so nn to get the cont  down to the $15,000.  Jtosidand lintclmon are asking a cut  in the license fee owing to the shorter  bourn of sub*. Thore arc ton IioIoIh in  tin* city, and the aldermen wonder  where the revenue iu cnmlnf* from if  | even a Jj-UOU cut is nnule.  There was a tremendous lot of  sky-gazing in Creston on Friday  night last; due to the almost total  eclipse of the moon. Mayor Little  officially records the occurrence like  this: The moon entered the penumbra! shadow at 18 minutes after eight.  However, as the partial shadow contained a great deal of light, no darkening of the moon's limb was actually  perceptible - until the moon . actually  entered the completely dark shadow  about an hour latex*. The middle of  the eclipse occurred at 10.46 and the  moon left the shadow at 11.13. Eight-  tenths of the entire surface of the  moon was rendered invisible during  the height of the ��������� clipse.  A. Duperry of Erickson delivered a  few loads of 1915 hay at the mill this  week.  At the annual school meeting on  Saturday night Wm. Searle was elected trustee for three years and Andy  Wickholm elected auditor. $800 was  voted to carry on business during the  coming school year. Nothing will be  done immediately in regard to' fixing  up the school grounds, Avhich are badly in need of attention.  A carload of oats is being unloaded  at the Canyon for the Company.  Hyguen & VanAckeran have already  shipped over 400 crates of strawberries  of unusually good size and quality.  Between deer, gophers and cutworms ranchers in these parts have  almost got to go armed as a matter  of self protection.  Miss Flossie White is spending her  vacation on the strawberry ranches  at Duck Creekv where, we hear, she is  making a name for herself as a speedy  picker.  Miss Wilson of Stoughton, Sask.,  is a^uest of Mrs. W. H. Burritt.  Quail of the Bob White.variety are  becoming in evidence in the Deer  Lodge section���������-the first of this variety  of game bird seen in the -Valley.  Mrs. and Miss Whitehead left yesterday for Silverton where they will  spend   a     two-weeks'    holiday   with  Daily fiye tons of sulphuric acid is  being made ht Trail.  Poles and cedar posts, are being  shipped from Grand Forks to Spokane.  J. B. Sutherland has been appointed  city auditor at Cranbrook at $200 a.  year.  Rossland has just installed a new  electric fire alarm system at a cost of  $1500.  Mayor Acres of Grand Forks has  asked for a cut of $50 a year in his  salary *  The voters list for the Grand Forks  provincial riding will contain about  1400 names.  The July payday at Trail saw $150,  000 distributed amongst 1500 smelter  employees.  The C.P.R. freight receipts at Trail  ���������including the smelter���������are close to  $4,000 a day.  Rey. F. Yolland of Golden has boon  appointed rural dean of Cranbrook by  Bishop Doull.  The East Kootenay Lumber Co.  mill at Jaffray was destroyed by flro  Saturday night.  friends.  At- the annual school meeting at  Deer Lodge the old board of. trustees,  Messrs. D, G. Lyon, James Huscroft  and John Fraser, were re-elected.  Mrs. Chas, Huscroft was chosen  auditor.  Mrs. Faulkner of Vancouver is here  at present on a visit to her son, Mr,  L. Faulkner.  Mrs. Waldie of Fernie is here at  present on a visit to her parents,-Mr.  rnd Mrs. Wearmontb.  The trustees have secured Miss May  McLean of Vancouver to take charge  of the school for the ensuing year.  High water mark for financial receipts and an all-round good time was  recorded on Wednesday night when  the ladies responsible for the Red  Cross social at Mrs. Knott's were rewarded with a net income of $80 to  turn oyer to the good cause.  SMGcesitfui Sociai  Janitor Wanted!  Sealed tenders will be received up  till Tuesday, August 1st, for the position of carotaker of the Croston School  for the year ending June UOth next.  Duties to common co Augu&l 15. For  further information apply to F. H.  JACKSON, Creston, to whom tenders  must also be addressed.  Tenders for Kahomining  Scaled tenders will bo received up to  August 1 for kaloomining \A\o interior  of the Creston School. For full particulars apply to F. If. JACKSON, Oreo-  ton, tr> whom tenders must be sent.  Tenders for Painting  Mix,loil 4j^tvIi'V'* ������������������fVlyp'"."' t'* the  undersigned, will be received up till  Tuesday, August. 1st, for the work "f  painting the Alice Siding.Schoolhou.'ie.  Material for the work will be supplied  by the lrm������leeH, Por further parte:  ,,\,.,u ,.������>m1v */> virion*-   r*AiM������  <*.,...  I ton. I I.e.  By long odds (financially at least)  the most successful   outdoor function  .in aid of the Red Cross cause was that  given by the ladies of Canyon City on  Wednesday night at the home of Mrs,  F.   Knott.   Tho affair  could   hardly  have  failed   to    be   successful.   The  weather was ideal, the Knott home an  ideal spot for this sort of a gathering  and tho ladies interested  hard workers and ideal entertainers at functions  of this kind especially. A great variety  of tho seasonable refreshments  were  sorved, and of other attractions  there  wero   many,    including    clock   golf,  needle, egg and foot'races, boot and  shoe   contests   and   dancing   on   the  green.    Of music there was no lack ju-i  most of tho members of the  Oreston  hand were on hand with tholr instruments, also tho Searle phonograph, as  well as the piano and T.  R.  Mawson  with the  violin.    The sale of curios,  which was handled by Mrs. Blair and  Mrs. Pochin, was responsible for considerable revenue, which was augmented at tho clo.se by tho able auctioneering  effort  of  Mr.    VanAckeran.   A  drawing contest for a pair of gloves  wa.". also a moneymaker,   the  winner  of these  being  Miss Grace Crawford.  When the net financial   returns  were  figured up to he $78.55Mv. II. S. Bevan  very    thoughtfully   contributed    the  balance and the even  $H0  was turned  Into the Creston  Rod  Gross  officials  the following day.   There  was a fine  turnout from hh-iokunn, Port Hill  and  Creston. and to the visitors for their  generous patronage, to Mr. Bevan for  Ids niit.o service and donation, nnd   to  all the others   who  helped   make  tlu*  affair such   a   record-break ing  success  the uromoteiH of the *oelal ure   deenlv  | grateful.  jH&tWWt1*.*'*****,*  ,yi**jj**jtl  mimwAm  i   #..y^w*'W������t"  t* **+<*,*** JUtUnMt f.  ttWwgM.A.,B,!l.i,i-.iil....,..u������m^-  mmiMBMIMI  mm*mm*m#m*wmmmwm  MrtkMMiU!***  [sssJissks mm  mm isvffiE creston, ib. <a!  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS PER PLUG  SIR  i  S!i:|  ���������V'.'  m  S"**. ft ! ������ ***  5  I  * g b���������  ll-L  ��������� - .-BY-  FLORENCE  WARDEN  he must have boon frishtoning the  maids, for that, little Suitor lias boon  a flying about tho placo like a bird  when you try to put salt on its tail,  for the last half hour, and I'm inclined  to think  it  must  ho  Katbbono  Si  limit  the  was  he  helpl  ���������sly  repeat    ll)  words :  at  x,\  '"1  .if I  Haul. Lock & Co.. Limit* J  IOROXTO  that has upset things in bis mind.  Pony worn.*'"  Sir Penywern    nodded.    V\o was  out.   by  tho   unusual   loquacity   of  butler,  just:  at the time  when he  anxious to be  left  alone.  But   yet   caution   forbade   that  should  show  undue iinpat it'inv. j  "t think you'd better send I.ovat. i  with a brush or broom or something."!  said he. "And never mind the papeis'  no*.*..    I'll  soon sort  thetu out  a^ain."  I ban   .stare     down  empty   spare,   aud  two or three  times th  "What iUh'S it  niean?"  Then he pulled himself together,  and set himself to work out the problem.  The body of the dead man bad been  removed during his abseta-e ; il. hail  been taken away quickly and cleverly  during Ih..* >hoit -period lie hud employed in searching tlu* house and  gaidcu   (or   liis   Wile.  Now to the question who had committed the murder, tliere. was added  one  no  less difficult to answer:  Who  ^Continued)  Hi   went ou    through    the wood, but  ������������������,:!!���������]    UO     fyvth.-r       S'.gll    ol     111*    wife's  -���������'.'Sv-'.ee.   an..!   when  be   had   reach  ti"-- .op.:-n \'i  p. si King any  j -; ti xi * a <1 c- ? i i  jf:TO the :.������.*.;  :euii.  I'.-M      liii      ll-..i      TOIiell .\i  tk   land   beyond,   without  discovery,  he skirted  the  for   a   little   way.   peering  vr;e of ui id':-!'wood, betwt-en  eov������.-r.:-u    trees,    and    then  o *,:-.��������������������������� tsi'ii-e bv the. wav he  The busier was looking round liim  wiih a searching eye, evidently on  the look-out for more traces oi the  damage done hy poor Rathbone.  Sir I'.-nyw-ern -nil. he! ween him ,->.ud  tin-  sofa,  and standing  with  his back  bad   removed   the  Supposing   his  have  been sound  pline   had   ac.-iib  ��������� i.  ���������ouch,   watched   the  butler  let her  t  as  m i  !���������������������������   z ���������������������������������������������>���������  cone  t   d.  fine.  in-  c.    ..-r  r.'iov  erne  nt   h  a!t-  ;,i-iK'S  r,i.   i  ndu  Cecl     1  inn  I-...  was  wa"  chvd  as  \\ S.S  cl'et  ���������ping  up  and  a ecu  "������aS -~  i nve  Stl-  '���������C'SSIO  ,*i  aPiu more  V:',} i  ;1 ? v   t  ; a *������  e Vt -j    *  *-  -.     *  Oil -  ���������   hv  . t i 0  ���������..>.!  '���������   ".raw  Ti;.   w:->  "'Oetil-.i:  i ci:;*;un.  Pi.  j-aud-  *,h-r- door,  r  a  s'nout  P.i-r  .   -,Vr  ���������und  Tbe    ;  ���������a-.s   in  op  lu*-  .-��������� u  jUlliS.,-1  firsi    g  lime,  npeen  vet.  irv.f.  -TU'iy  to   iaco  ������������������   past i  ioor.  with  and  be laboriously gut'lu'-rod to;  loose papers with the hand whieh divl  not hold the ooal. and glanced round  him with the all-seeing eye of. the  old servant as be did so. Sir Penywern was on ihorns. The gas was  alight, and it -eemed to him impossible that the keon-eyed butler should  fail to catch a glimpse of the dark,  motionless   mass  under  the.  couch.  Even as this thought crossed his  mind -ie saw the butler's eyes grow  roun j-.r, aud observed that he was  attrav-ed by something unusual behind   bis   master's  feet.  ���������']-]\ou-e    m.e     Sir   Y*-*!!**"wont *     ho  ptisan, as. with bis gaze fixed on tho  ;-ir'".t. he crossed the room and stooo-  ���������:d   down,   "but   there's   something���������"  Sir   Penywern   interrupted   him.  "Never mind i-icking- up the rest  of the papers now. Fenner. I want  to write s(.me letters. You can come  in presently while we're at dinner  put the place to rights," said he,  iced towards the door.  eight  -!;  ���������,*.  .-, -��������� ,-,t  i- r e e  mad  nt  had   not  covery.      lie  row  when hi  h !'*   tiiis   work at  tV.e p.iddle  room  ���������Thai.  Rathbon  '"    :.ff.    Sir  manual! v   \ i  at   he!  from  the I  r   that   ho. \  rl'i 'Jit;     ui S- i  I  ilKi  '>    I  It. was plain tho suspicions of the  'Id servant were roused, and that  ;hc-re would be fresh difficulties in  finding  a  way out of the tangle.  Th.; busby: hesitated.    In the slight  ��������� p. i n 'X   *.' i c   w '.n- j pans,:-  ���������i't<-:red, ar.d he '  ar.d camo into  lu.-si-ii  "(Mi.  'Jill !'  '"Yes.  s"l]ip<'d  f-.liOUlil  ���������> seerns to have  Penvwt-rn.  took  :><>  1 suppose It  he  ���������rot tired of wait-  ik-Ii followed, when the master  nd man stood face to face, both excited, cautious, each aware that he  must deal warily with the. other, Sir  Penywern began to wonder whether  he would not do better to take the  trusted old servant at least in part  into liis confidence. Although the  i baronet was careful not to let his  Sir Penywern. He must have j own eyc-s wander in the direction of  out. by the garden door, I ': that ghastly heap under the sofa, he  ihink. for he didn't r-ome i thought that Fen nor must have seen  ii..oi.-gh the servants' quarters. 1 was j enough t.o make some sort of guess  ^landing by the hack door talking j as to its nature,  to i.i-.vai. and I must have seen him j  go out. Thoso sort of people haven't!  }.o patience, Sir Penywern. nor any-j  il-.tusr else. It's always fiqot, figet. >  ;.nd .ii the go always. Once a tramp j  ���������dways  a   tramp,  and   there's  no  get-j  line:  Sn  ;! i .* ���������- <.  11,  it out of tho blood."  Pi pyworn listene.l n. thi:- strange  ;tr tion on thi? habits of the poor  i How v lio lay. sleeping ins long sle-*p.  so near to their feet. He nodded.  "I   wonder   what    he's   been   up   to  while 1 e  was left, here by  hisself, Sir  Pi iiv-.V' in."  went on  tho old  servant..  in   a   decidedly   norimoni'Vis   h.no.   r.s  be   i r.is<.rd   the   floor  to  his  master-.-*,  desk,   and   taking   up   a.   bandiul     of  papers, drew attention by his gestures  to  the   fast,  that   they  had   boen  displaced,  tampered   with.     "Look  here*  fir.  see  what lie's been spending his  lime   upon,    .lust   you   look   at  them  papers,   all   of   a   muddle,   and   not   a  bh   as  you  left  theni   this   afternoon,  Sir Penyw.'rn."  Hi- master timlded. He, too. had  eotic.-d ere this the confusion in which  liis papers had boon left, hut he gues-  .'���������������������������d that thi; damage had been caused  ��������� luring she -i-uffle whioh must have  '���������;-.i.i n   pho'.;   bo fore   the   trngody   hnp-  P'Tled.  "Well, there's no harm done. There  \������:,s p'.'bin'j- of inip-h importance  among ihe papers, and he wns wel-  o..me- io employ Ins leisure in the  'tody of tbeni if he liked."  It v.as hard work living lo speak  it, ii st about tin- man whom he knew  1-i be lying- i\ont\ -o near them, but  >ii    P< nyivi'-rii   was  anxious  te������ get rid  ��������� ( tbe butler wiiliout rousing any sus-  t teions in liis mind, and so was eari;-  ���������'..!    nut   io   ili:-ini������s   him   te>   abruptly.  Ti in eanie another discovery, and  lh������' indignation with wliich the but-  b r made it proved up lo the hilt, that  be eniild nol have beep mmo than a  > iopp.pt in tiie room beh������re bis master  < iil-Too' H  "Well, I ileebire, *-'u- Penywern, if  the fellow bii.-p't been and upset the  coal-' all over the jilare!" eried he,  r.s   be   ba*-teiuit     to   ihe   scope    of  the  (bitli:i'.'i-     V. I'll     eM-|te(pe|l1      pi     bl  Anel as he hesitated what to say the  butler spoke.  "Very well, Sir Penywern. Will you  have the dinner served now? Or will  you wait until my lady comes in?"  Sir Penywern's heart sank. The  knowledge/ that Daphne had left the  house, wandering- oft through ihe  wood in the dusk without any message,  any hint as to the hour of her return, filled him with sudden and  fresh appvohensions.  For the first time it flashed into  his mind that, overcome by the horror of the tragedy "in which she had  been involved, his young wife might  have conceived the awful thought of  making away with herself .  It struck him with a desolating  sense of tragedy that the servant  should be asking a question about  such a simple domestic affair as dinner*, when such awful issues hung upon the. next few hours.  He turned round vaguely, not answering al. lirst.  Tim  man  repeated  his question.  Sir Penywern  shook his head.  "Yon can have it kept back a liitle  while." lie saiel. ".lust while I���������I write  my  letters."  "Very well. Sir Penywern."  1-Ynner left the room, and for ono  moment his master hesitated to face  again the. awful Tiling lhut lay under  the> coue-h. I hit ho ri'covei'od his n.'-i've,  and drawing the. sofa back, looked  down on the carpet.  Then he stood motionless, sturinK  steadily, breathing hard, a cold chill  creeping down his hack, and his limbs  becoming as it paralysed by a great,  vague, now terror.  There on the* carpet at his feet,  where the sofa, had stood, there was a  litlln red slain, which had attracted  the. attention of the butler.  But. of the body whieh had lain  tliere. less than un hour before tliere  was now no other trace than thai.  At fii.-l. Sir Peiiyweia was inclined  to believe tliat he was (lie victim of  a nightmare. The events of Ihe past  hour and u half had been so horrible,  ���������   III    Piee.  lie   !,.,-.  ''���������������;. !'������������������    lay  ..od. ������������������ id< i  1 bill'.-.'     11  -..b-'J.p-   .  I i    111 i 11 -.'  t no.ii  (  villi   il  ���������'i if ,  ,     Ie  .Hid  in  ..ii i  .'-' i i  dull j nnd   withal   so   perplexing,   that,   tins,  : tin:  hite.->l and  iikk-i   ine.\plJcabh-  loin  ������������������<<]  j.vi r tie- 'pot  where the   of events,  left him  dazed.  on   tb.    .arpil,   apparently!     Overwhelmed   by   his   di.-,liv,-s     and  between   the   wi  li   to   put ! peiphxiIy on  hi.*!  wife's  aecfiiint,  had  once,   and   a j kept oji th" strain ever since his first  .'1    'hi--    -ori | dii'eovej-y   of   the   body   of   I������n1 hlione,  hi,    di"iiily. j he wan unable lo do nioiv in the. first,  lump   f,w   i m uts alter  he had moved lhe  itb In;   harangue   :;nfu   away   from   tin*   wall   and   found  nothing   but    the   carpet    beneath    it.  ���������bl  i'.ii'  If  P  b  oi  I;.ill ���������  I;,iibb  Pie   i..  Illll'  I'l id ill"  b. p.:,  i. ��������� ��������� i   111  id  < 111   -.���������  bund.  ���������������     O     ���������   i.ot    (l  I'epV IVI'I'II,  ;,������e     lii.l     to  1 t.: 111     '"i|     ean   'i ni"   all   ll  .\ on'l   >��������� i i; it   11.,  at  ll  tb  body?  first conjecture to  supposing that l)a-  itally killed lialh-  none, eould he reasonably suppose  lhat   she had  removed  the body also?  I IIV."   biiiV    MigtieSt Kilt   W.'.S    obsill'd.  To believe tliat a delieately-breet  .young woman, who was se> much appalled by the accident that she dared  not -speak ot it not even to her hushand, would have had the nerve anel  thi* courage to carry off the boely of  the dead man ami put it in somo fresh  place of concealment was impossible.  Xot that Daphne was feeble of limb:  she was a well grown woman, used to  an open air life, and not wanting in  physical agility and strength; and  Katbbono was a thin", poorly elevelop-  eel creature, whose weight could never  have been more than seven or  stone.  But although such a feat as her removal of his body was physically impossible, the improbability of it was  so great that "Sir Penywern rejeeteel  altogether that solution of the mystery.  A new thought suggested itself.  Was the death of Rathbone the result of a quarrel among the servants?  He was very unpopular. He may have  been quarrelsome, anel he was certainly a man of somewhat elubious  character and perhaps criminal antecedents. The. butler anel the two footmen had constant access to the study,  and if one of the men had found Kath-  bone tampering with "their master's  cupboards anei drawers, and playing  with his revolver, it was conceivable  that a fatal quarrel might easily have  been provoked.  Was Feniftr himself, the faithful  old servant, the culprit?  Jt struck Sir Penywern, as he re-  flc*cted on the probabilities, that the  butler had been unusually loquacious  since the affair. And he was an olel  soldier, used to firearms.  The more he consideretl this hypothesis, the more liklihood there  seemed to hiin to be that it was the  right one. True. Fenner had been  startled at the sight of the stain under  the sofa; but that might have been  because he was afraid of his master's  noticing it, anel asking questions as  to how it came there.  But then Daphne* If Fenner had  murdered Kutlibone, and she had  found tlie dead man on the study floor,  the last thing she would have done  would be to hide the body; her first  impulse would have been to alarm the  household, and to have the matter  investigated.  And so after all iiis hard "thinking  the unfortunate baronet was forced  back to the same terrible truth; hi:  wife knew something about the death  of Ituthbom*. anel had done her best  to put off confession of whut she knew.  Hud the shock of the discovery  rendered her for the time scarcely  more than half-sane? Was she, absorbed as lu*. knew her to be in a sort  of worship of her husband's work and  the. importance of it, anxious to keep  from his knowledge the. ugly slory of  what had happened? Was she, knowing  his horror of gossip anel scandal, trying to hush up tint affair, and involving herself in untolel difficulties in  the. loyal attempt?  This seemed by no means an impossible solution of the- mystery. If  Daphne, having accidentally killed  Ihilhbone, or having seen hiin killed  by somebody else, had conceived the.  idea of getting the assistanco of the  butler in covering up the mystery,  Fonner would have, been equal to tho  nec'ision, and would have seized the  first, opportunity of removing thu body  from the house.  Half the ft ing of the scandal which  lho discovery of the body would cause,  would be gone*, if poor llnthbono were  found dead in the wood or in the  meadows outside lhe park; and not.  within the four walls of Redgrange  Hall.  Sn reasoned Sir Penywern with considerable aeuteness, feeling indeed a  seine oT relief tlmt at any rate the  body war, gone, and one. difficulty at  Je.-p-l ui-pn.-i-d of "lot a ii/ue al bat.  Hut there remained two questions  which, try as hi: mil-lit to bi'U.di them  aside, and to look upon them as less  pressini!' than Ihey had_ been, could  not bnt si and out, uiennedng and ugly.  He crossed the room and threw open  one of iho win.lows that, faced the sea.  Tie heard the* sound of voices, and  elisliugnished the hoarse tones and  east-country accent of the stable-boy  whom lie had chased and caught half  an hour before. Xo doubt, the lad was  now the hero of the moment among  the rest, of the population of the  stables, anel was telling his companions, with pieturesuc exaggeration,  the story lie hael fold his master. He  had aehnitteei having seen Lady Trade-  scant cross the garden anel go into  the wood, sine! he hael spoken iu such  a way as to suggest that there was  something Strang'.: about her appearance.  What, more was he telling the  grooms?  Sir Penywern took ont of his pocket  the scrap of black lace which he, had  i found on the thorn-bush. Without,  of course', being able to swear to its  having been torn from the scarf which  Daphne so often wore, he could feel  no doubt that this was the case, and  the fact showed the. haste, and impatience which must have charcterized  her flight through the  wood.  Suddenly the questions about, the  death of Itathhone melt eel into insignificance in his mind, leaving only  Ithe pressing, agonizing doubt" as to  what had become of his wife.  Had she fled from her husband's  house in a. frenzy of  horror at what  slie.- hael seen?  Did she, propose to pay that visit,  to the Cicllibrands about which sh������  had spoken to liim? Was she intent  on starting at once without notice^  without preparation?  Hut then iha way to the station was  in another direction. The path through  the wood leel to the, meadows, and  across them to the village of Searnarsh  a mile off. The nearest town and  station. Marsh Dutton, were away to  the south, and to reach them the way  lay along the drive through the  garden.  He shut the window in a spasm of  uneasy questionings, anel walked towards the door.  As he reacheel it there" rang through,  the house the sound of the dressing  gong.  A ray of hope shot through hiss  heart as the familiar sound reached  his ears anel lie realizeel the blessing  of the peaceful comfort of every day.  It seemed to him that this sounel  must betoken some return to the  pleasant commonplaces of domestic  life, and as he went out into the passage and met the butler coming from  the hall, h*?* noteel with relief that  Fenner was looking less gloomy. ���������  i,To   be   continued)  The suggestion is being piit forward  that a fhig slioulel be designed as the  Standard of the Allied Nations.  tie- in ��������� av  bill     tho*-e  be     tl IP ted  ��������� ' e    'em.  lit    III    b  .,   1,'Jig.  1  a nv-  ,"ort  aliV  'I   blM  wort:,  tl.ii,!-  arnidsl  h  the   confusion   and   doubt   in  ���������     InWel.  Where  wa  And   uiui  ���������  th.  had  body5  removed  il?  W  KJ  II  II?  ������S  <MMlk  -mXSCjjX&Sm  ������m ***���������������    mm  ���������j- M' "��������� ~ T*wl  W*W.t^.f|!.',J?'".  1  The Merchants Bank of Canada  Statement of Liabilities and Assets &t 29th April, 1916.  LIABILITIES.  1. To the Shareholders:  Capital Stock paid in ���������  .$ 7,000,000.00  Res! or Reserve Fund  7,000,000.00  Dividends declared and unpaid  175,542.50  Balance of I'rofitB as per Profit and Loss Account subnrtiued  herewith   250,984.12  $14,426,526.62  2. To the Public:  Notes oi the Bank in Circulation $ 7,486,906.00  Deposits not bearing interest  17,181,959.18  Deposits bearing interest  (including interest accrued to  date ol statement)  54,995,069.97  Balances due to other Banks in Canada        363,799.39  Balances due to Banks and Banking Correspondents in ths  United Kingdom and foreign countries         877,399.91  Bills payable ���������   Acceptances under letters of credit     1,029,702.00  Liabilities no! iacliidcd in the foregoing   $96,361,363.07  ASSETS. ss=*  Curreni Coin held $ 3,681,854.13  Deposit in she Centra! Gold Reserve  1,000,000.00  Dominion Notes held  8,106,240.25  Notes of other Banks  ^ 702,006.00  Cheques on oilier Banks  2,754,968.88  Balances due by other Bonks in Canada  2,836.92  Balances due by Banks and Banking Correspondents in the  United Kingdom  207,226.65  Balances due by Banks and Banking Correspondents elsewhere than in Canada and the United Kingdom.    (In  U.S., $3,839,597.24)  3,892,026.83  Dominion nnd Provincial Government securities not exceeding market value  2,480,446.72  Canadian Municipal Securities, and British, Foreign and  Colonial public securities other than Canadian  5,251,321.38  Railway and other Bonds, Debentures nnd Stocks, not exceeding market vslue  5,055,106.27  Call Loans in Cnnndn on Bonds, Debentures and Stocks .. 5,175,048.49  Call Loans elsewhere than in Canada   2,651,404.32  $40,960,486.84  Other Current Loam nnd Discount"1 in Canada (lew* rebate  of intercut)   48,835,565.38  Other Current  Loans and Discounts elsewhere than in  Cnnndn (less rebate of interest)         203,125.72  Liabilities  of customers  under  letters  of  credit as per  conlrn     1,029,702.00  Heal Kstute other than bank premises '         177,186.29  Overdue debts (estimated lotm provided for)         164,363.18  Bank Premises, at not more than cost, less amounts written  off      4,507,782.34  Deposit with the Minister for the purposes of the Circulation Fund        345,000.00  Other A*iK<.'t6 not included in the foregoing         138,151.32  $96,361,363.07  K. VV. BLACKWKLL. R. F. I1UI1DBN.  Vict-l'rttlilfHt, Gttttrml Mamautr.  Kcpnrt nf llir Auditors to ihr Slii.rchnl.lrri. of tht Merchants Rantt oi ('.ana-la.  In accordance Villi liie provUiom ol Siib-irctlons V) and 20 of Section S(j ol lhe Ilsnk  Acl, we ifrtort lo th* Shareholder* asfoHuwt:���������  We liuvc cjUJUi'iiicd llic ubovf flnlfthcr St'eei vill* th- HonWt r������f Arj-n.mt an it older  record* nl I lie Hank ul tin- Chief Office and with lhe litned return* from lhe Mrunche*  mid Adcmict.  We have chevied the i:u������U und verified lhe ttctirlllen ei the Ilnnlc nt the Ohirl Office  atfainit lhe enlrtc* In retf������ret thereto in the hooka ol the Dank a* on April 2*'lh, I4U.,  and at u different time diirinc the year, and found them ro airee with *ueh oniric*. We  hnve alio intended al tome ol lhe Uranchei diirlnd the year and checked lhe ra*h and  vciif.nl the. tecuiitiet l-.ttU ut the <!atet of our ittrndsnec and found rhuim lo aitree with  the enlrieuin the hook* nl the Hank with refatd thereto. >-������������������>. <w  We have obtained all Ihe Information and explanation* wc have required. In our  opinion the Ifaiu.ciifln* ol the Hank which havo come under our notice have been with.  In the noxvern of the flank, and the nhova Balance Sheet la properly drawn up *o a* to  .-������liil.it a tin.- aad correct view ol the (late of Ihr Rank'* affair* areordino* to the bent nl  our inliirmntinn ami llic nt'lunf lioni civrn to uu and a* known liy the hook* ol the bank.  VIVIAN HARCOIIHT. ol i*������eJoitte, Pender,Griffith* .*V Co. I  *.,j���������.���������  3. HKII) HYOK, ������.! Maclntofcl. A Hyde ( *���������������"���������*���������  Montreal, 3.V.. Mny, 1916.  "Kxijcii'-iii-'C- i.'. a u-oiul -,m-i;|." 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Krwnamphlftmaileil free. THE WOOD  IHEOICINECO.,T0**0HT0.0NT. (Fjrocrfr WlntfrtrJ  yWgWgWFQEfitCMREMEDV. tt*. Ri������2 IV.5.  THERAPgOftS g������&f,r3c������:  (treat succesi, core* chronic weakness, lost vigor  St VIW MONEY. BLADOER. PJSEA5E3. BLOOD FOISOtf.  PILES KITHEK NO. DRUGGISTS or MAIL 51. POST * CTS  9-OUjISRA Ca. fS. BSEKMAN ST. NEW VORKorLVMAN BROS  ItORO.ITO WRITS FOR FREE BOOK TO DR. LE CLERC  IlIED CO HAVERSTOCKRD.HAMPSTEAD. LONDON. ESQ.  ������SVSE.../I3^GSEUAST^:SS)FORMO?   EASy  TO  TAKE  <jj^l^j������j%l1^������fL^i%i    LASTISGCURS.  See that tsade marked word *therapion" is oh  3smt. govt stamf- affixeo to all genuine packets*  Enviable Position  Oi Merchants' Bank  Annual Report Shows That This Bank  is Constantly Being Placed on a  Stronger   Financial   Basis  The Mercl units Bank report for  twelve months ending April 20, 191(5,  shows a very niuleriul strengthening  of its position. Whilo improving its)  ^ already vory eon.siderablo percentage  } of quick .assets, tlio Bank naturally  had to suffer a decrease of profits.  These however have, been better than  mi-ih't have been supposed, and were  sufficient to pay the regular dividends  even after liberal contributions to  Patriotic and Red Cross Funds, and  the payment of almost Sixty 'Eight  thousand Dollars as War Tax on Circulation.  Including the balance brought for-  *. ward from last yoar of two hundred  and. forty-five thousand dollars, the  Net Profits after full provision for all  charges, etc., amounted to almost  twelve hundred thousand dollars.  While the Shareholders will feel  specially gratified at this, the public  at large will rejoice especially at the  very large percentage of the quick  assets, which amount fo ? 40,960,486,  being in excess of 50 per cent of the  Bank's total liabilities to the public.  Of this amount no less than sixteen  millions are in coin, Dominion notes  and other cash equivalents.  As an indication of improved conditions, one notes an expansion of about  one million and a half in Loans and  discounts���������iu Canada, and a similar  amount in Call Loans, while notes  in circulation have increased by about  twelve hundred thousand dollars. Deposits are at high water mark standing at 72 millions, almost 10 millions  more than in 1915.  It is of interest to note that the  fifty million mark in deposits was  passed by this Bank only in 1910���������  so that in the six years an improvement in this head of almost 50 per  cent, is noted.  The report is another proof that  War conditions are not without their  compensations as now that the first  shock is over conditions arc notably  better than previous to Aug. 4th, 1914.  $1,000 REWARD  First Aid Work  Valuable  by  Sugar-Dressing   for   Hun   Wounds  Sugar-dressing for the wounds of  German soldiers is tha latest provision  of the science department in the service of the army. The trouble will  soon be, however, according tc a  humorous local journalist in Saxony,  that there will be nothing left sweet  enough for the needs of the ordinary  civilian. Sugar has been commandeered by the War Providers. There  are two conditions applied to the use  of sugar in this connection. One is  that the sugar is not disenfectant, and  the other is that it is of no use until  the bleeding ceases. Then, asks the  same wag, what is the use of it?  i  was  Asthma  Lot 5, P.  cured     of    Bronchitis    and  by MUSTARD'S    LINIMENT  MRS.   A.   LIVINGSTONE  E. I.  I  was  cured  of a  severe  attack of  Rheumatism    by    MINARD'S    LINIMENT.    ,  Mahone Bay. JOHN MADER.-  I was cured of a severely sprained  leg by MINARD'S LINIMENT.  TriCTJ-TT ������.        ������  Bridgewater.  ll'XT-nr j r.TTf.1  FOR A CASE  OF  INCUR-  _ ABLE  ���������v^wiSo a jla .*-������. jl xkJL-4  WATERPROOF COLLARS AND CUFFS  Something better than linen and big laundry  ���������bills. Wash it with soap and water. All  stores or direct. State style and size. For  35c. we will mail you.  THE ARLINGTON COMPANY  OF  CANADA. E.jasttod  ������& fraser A<renuv. Toronto, Ontario  The Island of Nauru  Just south of the equator and some  two hundred miles from its nearest  neighbor (Ocean Island) is the Island  ���������of Nauru, so small tliat it doesn't appear at all in many atlases, but so  rich in its phosphate beds and cocoa-  nut palms that in 1913 it exported  about $2,000,000 worth of phosphate  snd copra.  TO  nmr    -*-,r������.T*  501  !?3.ns are carried h" men and women  of every rank iu China. It is a compliment to invite a friend or" distinguished guest to write some sentiment  on the host's fan as a uu-aiento of any  ���������special occasion.  A Sensible  Thing To Do  When the drug, caffeine���������-the  active principle in tea and coffee  ���������shows in headache, nervousness, insomnia, biliousness,  jumpy heart, and so on, the  sensible thing to do is to quit  both tea aiul coffee.  It's easy, having at hand the  clelk'ioiif* pure food-drink  of   Constipation   by   Dr.   Hamilton's  Pills, the above reward will be paid.  No medicine gives such lasting- satisfaction  or  effects   such  marvellous  guiCS   aS   ui.   i-iSIiiiiLv/ti h   j. ilia.      ivfluei  instantly follows their use. That  blinding headache goes forever, that  feverish feeling in the skin is soothed  away, bilious fits and. stomach disorders are stopped.  Don't be nervous about using Dr.  Hamilton's Pills; they are mild  enough for a child to use, yet certain  and effective in action in the most  chronic cases. Get a 25c. box today;  thev bring and keep robust good  health.  A  Bedouin  Wonder  Bedouin Guide, in the service oi  the British Army, is reported as knowing every track from Cairo to Turkey.  He is over sixty years of age. He  also possesses magic power over camels, when their riders fail to keep them  going, the Bedouin, it is said, touches  them with a wand dipped in water,  and instantly they leap to their feet  and sail away.  Simple     and     Sure.���������Dr.  Thomas'  j^in'CLiiU \jh ia ov  Dimple in appi.iCai.iuii  that a child can understand the instructions. LTsed. as a liniment the  only direction is to rub, and when  used as a dressing to apply. The directions are so plain and unmistakable  that they are readily understood by  young or old.  The  Bust  The bust has been favorably known  from time immemorial. It is common  to pedestals, autos and some financial  experts. It can be obtained at any  saloon. Every country during a panic  either has one or comes near it.���������Life.  -*rk   Being  Carried   en  the C. P. R. Centre  "A most successful year, notwithstanding the general depression." This  is the pleasing statement contained in  the'sixth annual report of the Canadian Pacific Railway Centre of the  St. -John Ambulance Association.. For  the twelve months, ending September  .'30, J01D, no less than 1,816 passed  qualifying examinations out of a total  of *2,56-i who presented themselves for  instruction at the classes  In all the departments of the C. P.  spreads over the country, a greater  zeal than ever was manifested for  work, and the support of the superintending officials of the \C. P. R. is in  no small way responsible for a good  deal of the advancement made. Wives  and daughters of C. P. R. employees  have taken advantage of the free  course of training offered, and now  no less than 825 ladies have taken out  the certificate of qualification from  the Association.  Under the auspices of the C. P. R.  Centre instruction was given to the  Borden Battery and Ammunition Column before leaving Montreal for the  front. Afterwards the certificates of  merit were presented to the officers  and men by His Royal Highness the  Duke of Connaught."  An important feature of the work of  the C. P. R. Centre was the bringing  of a large number of lady clerks of  the C. P. R. in touch with the Red  Cross Society, an organization to  which they proved a valuable asset.  Three men were saved from drowning at Winnipeg by WT. T. Davies, C.  P. R. ambulance instructor, and William Newcombe, C. P. R.. constable.  Sir Donald Cameron presented the  medal of tho Royal Canadian Humane  Society to each in recognition of their  bravery.  Particulars were obtainable of.3,780  cases where first aid had been administered by members of the C. P.. R.  'Centre. The cases were thus divided:  Atlantic Centre, 9; Eastern Division,  130;   Ontario   Division,   136;   western  1'.irvo     1 /rtrt  a.*.J~o,    xty^rxtt.  Concluding the report the C. P. R.  Centre pays a glowing tribute to the  late Lieutenant-Colonel Lacy R. Johnson, who had been chairman of the  Centre under review and also of the  whole Association. During his time as  chairman nearly 7,000 employees of  the C. P. R. passed the qualifying examinations, and in this way made  themselves better citizens of the Dominion.  LITTLE  THINGS COUNT  Even in a match   you  should ������  consider the "Little Things/*  the wood���������the composition���������  the   strikeability���������the   flame.  are made of struuj  stems, with a secret perfected  composition that guarantees  "Every Match A Light" 65  \ years of knowing how���������that's  the reason!  A 11     ������?*?ylw     j������lM>Jn������*s       ���������{,-        ^-~  . *...   xx^mj.mmljr     fJT* mj%x\X\f%9      *aM*C     11*0"  pendable products���������Always.  The most obstinate corns and warts  fail to resist Holloway's Corn Cure.  Try it.  At least 75 per cent, of the catching  ing power of the East Coast fishing  flet are engaged mine-sweeping and  patrolling the coast.  "I understand/' said Mrs. Twicken-  bury, "that Germany has invented a  new and powerful expletive."���������Christian Register.  A ttratahUatrward caoorees  offer if rem   on   aatabllshad  firm.    Wa am Hirin* mww  Wfttcbea  ta  thousands   ot  peopla ail   orar   tbo  world   aa    s>    fcosa  ���������dTortbasaeot.    How  U    yoar   ehanaa    6a.  oHaIq em������.     Wj?1*������  now.    enclosing   ts  oanta Tor on* of   oar  fashionable Ludlaa*  Lons      Guards,      SS  Ganta'   Alberts,   send  earrlacs rald.to -near  will ba given STss  Cthau -tratebaa axe  suusatced ������*a rssssi.  BaOuijjj yda ij&ka iu-  Tantaao ot onx marval-  ta   tell   ronr   bleeds  } Kbout   as   and   aho-tr   them ^tha   beautiful    wateb. B  U' Don't thlnii tnis Ou** too gooS ������s bs ~������s. bat ~~* a  1 ti 33  cents  to-day  and  sain   a   Frea   Waten.    To������ 9  will be auutae&.-ytISxlJtlSS  *. I-M>T������._ "*^e**-4s **  JoCToUaratDeBt.US). 69, Gotnwallis ltofcd. ItfUdon,  , GosUnd.  i. ii ������������������ . ������.<iji. ������ia..'  srtaeac  ^J  Unfinished  Work  What a sickening sense of failure  the Germans will feel if they make  peace and leave a million babies un-  strafed and un-Zeppelined in England.���������New York Sun.  instant  Tt is mado from wheat rousted  with a bit of wliolesoini* inoliiHHef*  and is free from any harmful  sub.-itanco,  Thousands who prefer (o pro-  left, their health, use I'ostum  with comfort and deli-tlit.  Made in the cup���������instantly���������-  with    hot    water.      C.iiwiiient,  UuLi'lPiiUi4,   .iM'i.Pij i.i.;.  "There's a Reason"  for  POSTUM  C'ji'.'nli.iii I'u-iliilii (Ylril t  j . I,li|.,  V>'illil-..l    < I'll  Value of Fresh Air  One of tho chief essentials to good  health is a constant supply of pure  and wholesome air. This is as necessary in the home as in tho office or  factory. The open window, the outside sleeping balcony and living in the  open air. all tend to strengthen the  constitution and build up the, nervous  system. For this reason too much attention cannot be paid to tlio ventilation of buildings. A supply of pure,  fresh air pays, from a monetary standpoint, lloughly speaking, an increase  in production of ten per cent is not  unusual #in the sivcrago office, shop  or warehouse, following the installation of a ventilating system. Fresh  air, therefore, properly circulated, is  an esfienti-.il factor oven in successful  factory management.  Relief from Asthma. Who can describe the complete relief from suffering wliich follows the use of Dr. .T. D.  Ividlogft's Asthma 'Remedy? Who can  express the feeling of joy that comes  when ils soft, and gentle influence relieves the tightened, choking air tubes!  II. has nnule asthmatic, nffliefion n  thing of the past, for thousands. It  never fails. Hood druggists everywhere  have sold it, for years.  Portugal's Wealth  Tluvo-fi[lhs of the people of Porlu-  gal are engaged in agriculture. The  chief export* are wine-of which the  l.rilish Isles import about .f5a.0ll0.000  worth und France a similar quantity  ���������cork, entile, sardines, fruit, and copper, rui'lu^il'.-' _resources, which are  very rich, renin in uiiworkcd because  of the scarcity of coal.  "���������"-"���������ittuHiianarfBj-i  Wmm.  tiV.  VfBJmpJ  ������r.Cassell's Tablets arc tbe Proved Remedy.  Take them for all Kidney & Urinary Troubles.  m.  Keep  houoe.  Minard's    Liniment    in    the  Bullets in the Brain  1 have seen I wo .v.������!iliers, with  shrapnel bullets in their bruins, sit-  tin:_" up in bed talking and laughing  with their friends.    Is  there no limit,  to th.: marvel.-', oi modern .'urgi-iy?"  writes uu oniei ly.iu one ol tin.* I.ondun  hospitals."  Ask for Minard's .ind take no other.  "Don't, you think u eirl should marry  un eennoniienl  ni.-in!-'" linked  Mndge.  "Oh, 1 suppose m>." un.'-wiT.-d Dolly,  "hut I l.-ll you ii.'s awful hein;' en-  gilged   to  one."  ��������� i  "Tliey   have  money,  luiv.  "I  don't  know:   haven't,  n't  they?"  :.i'"ii    them  In these trying complaints Dr. Cassell's Tablets  are of proved value. They restore perfect efficiency  to the kidneys by nourishing the nerves which  control kidney action, and thus enable the system  to got rid of uric acid and other impurities which are the cause  of Urinary Troubles, Dropsy, and Rheumatism.  Dr. Xha-*.. Forshavv, D.Sc, F.C.S., etc., the well-known  scientist, says: " I have thoroughly tested Dr. Cassell's Tablets,  and can conscientiously recommend them as an eminently safe  and effective remedy for all forms of nerve and bodily weakness. My knowledge of Dr. Cassell's Tablets leads mc to the  opinion lhat the ingredients form a remarkably potent medicine,  quite safe for young and old in cases of nervous prostration,  debility, anaemia, loss of flesh, malnutrition, children's weakness, spinal and nerve paralysis, and many forms of stomach  and kidney troubles,"  Dr. Cassell's Tablets raise (he vital standard of the entire  system, and thus promote kidney health and general health  when other means fail.  Dr. Casst-H's Tablets are Nutritive, Restorative, Alterative,  and Anti-Spasmodic, and of great Therapeutic value in all  derangements of the Nerve and Functional Systems in old or  young.    They  are the recognised home remedy for Nervous  Breakdown, Nerve and Spinal Paralysis, Infantile Paralysis,  Rickets, St. Vitus' Dance, Anaemia, Sleeplessness, Kidney  Disease, Dyspepsia, Stomach Catarrh, Brain Fag, Headache,  J'alpitaLion,  Wasting  Diseases,  Vital Exhaustion, Lo->s ot  Flesh,   and   Premature   Decay.      Specially   valuable   for  Nursing Mothers and during the Critical Periods of Life.  MatJiMJA'ljl'  "lltlllllilmH  I  luimimiM  llffl  B*  '  ..)'���������''. .. i-'V '���������..'"' '.!���������-,,.'.',���������'A~.i A; r,.;.'':' '���������.' '  , liiiSifli  m%WfV-**0t*im*i*  W.      N.      U.  M������2  i for  about.  :i  yem  Ju-  Di'iiKRiiit.-j and Dcaler-i throughout Cm-id.-. m;1I Dr. CasscII's  TaMfts. If not piocur.-ib'.R in your city -.end to the. so I ft agent.**.,  Harold F. Ritchie 6c Co., Ltd., 10, McCaul Street, Toronto;  one tube M coots, *,ix tubes (or the price oi live.  sax:  Send your name and nddrtsx  and ���������* renli for postage, etc., to  Harold J-. liitchit oV Co., Ltd.,  10, McCaul Street, Toronto, and  <t ������tmmts satoj/h willi,*' nailed  yd'/ free o] chat/,*.  ftitlr  Hi AmrjVi.ru .������������������������IV.  Cn^t-IV* ���������"*  ~,mm,,mminmm>m>mnh,m\m' .i<m���������  mHt^^jiiWJiiuuiiWiUMMJir^niiiijijijjiiujmiiMiimiiiuiiiii  JHIIJM.U.  BS83S8S&  ���������as  MiMBL'  wMiwMmHjiafa  ������������������ mo,.,.,,.!^,!,,,,-,.,.,,..,!, THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston. B.C.  Subscription: ^ a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. P. Hayes. Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, JULY 21  Says the Nelson Daily News:  The shipment from the Creston  district of straight carloads of  strawberries to Winnipeg and the  arrival of tbe consignments in first  class condition is a notable incident  in the development of the small  fruit industry in Kootenay and  Boundary.  It speaks for the high quality of  the fruit of the Creston district, for  the excellent methods of packing  adopted and for the satisfactory  transportation facilities provided  on the railroad.  school management the sidestepping  is lamentable.  The Review long ago pointed  out the injustioe of the present  system. While we are not sure of  the outcome there is no time like  the present to force the issue all  along the line.  m  And let us hope that this prospective set-to with the power's that  be over things educational may  prove s. real blessing in disguise���������  as it has some of the earmarks of  doing, if the department cumes  back with the very likely argument  that Creston can avoid all this  difficulty in future by organizing  the Valley, or part, of it, into a  rural municipality.  And surely it is high time this  municipality  Ti* tr_-j....   xx ivwwruay  and Boundary can  sell its berries in Winnipeg it j ton. with  means that this district's market  territory for small fruits is very  much larger than was anticipated  a few years ago. It is not long  since difficulty  was  experienced in  ff(Jf.tlno  Kjarir-ijac  ������*>*���������*> i-Vtt  ������J-J������*T.-vn.  ������VJl. V IVJi.  wan   market   in   good   co  Now it   has been   proved   that   if  matter was gutting  active and serious consideration.  To have a school district like Ores-  ati assessed valuation of  over lialf a million dollars this  year, down on its knees begging  any government to collect its taxes  and take cai*e of it generally is  snrely the sorriest spectable a self-  respecting people could tolerate.  In onr private life,   were anyone  to even indirectly   suggest that we  Preserving time is here?  How about  Fruit Jars?  S S 4      m        B    ffcs*-. jf*   _������ ��������� ^   dcnram&  nJm^eai   i3C/^|_^I^l^^  E Z SEAL, a  heavy green glass jar, is a line we specially recommend.    Quarts $1.50 per  doz.    Half-gallons $2.00.  SOHRAMS in Pints,  Quarts  and   Half Gallons at  $1.25, $1.50 and $1.75.    And the old  reliable GEM, in the same sizes, at thesame price.  SCH.KAMS TOPS���������We have  a  large  stock.    Heavy White RUBBER  RINGS at 10c.  dozen.  Picnic anc  the  fruit   is   properly   picked   and j were, individually,   tit   subjects for  packed, the three prairie provinces \ nursing of this sort onr indignation  ���������mm are available as a market.  ���������>irj**   Wip  \A  **��������������� vUAi*  E*ay as They So  If the Creston trustees do not  weary of well doing in the public  interests this particular spot iu the  Valley is assured of something  doing in school matters within the  next few months.  At the inaugural meeting on  Tuesday night these gentlemen re-1  affirmed their intention of financing'  the school on a business basis, or  know the reason why. In short,  they propose t������* have it out with  the education department on the  matter of a thorough and prompt  collection of school taxes.  The trustees assert, and rightly  so, that as the government undertakes the assessing and collecting  of the rates, if there is any fall  down in the work the government  must adopt other menus of keeping  the school financed. The trustees  announce they will not borrow  money for school purposes on their  personal note. They will close the  school, if necessary, rather than  adopt this borrowing policy.  Even should it go to the extremity of closing tho school the trustees  will have the support of all in  fighting the good fight. All are  agreed that those willing to assume  the management of school affairs  should not have to pledge their  personal credit to keep a public  institution going, neither should  they have to put up with the unpleasant task of "standing oil"  teachers with salaries in arrears,  and others who render the school  services in other capacities, until  such time as an indulgent government coaxes in a few hundred  dollars in  taxes.  If the authorities aro not already  aware- of tlio injustices aiul defects  of tin* present rural school financing  regulations the sooner those imperfections uri; brought vory forcibly  to (heir intention so much the  hotter for all concerned, and lttlfi  is about, uy- likely a year as we will  iiuve [.u ^i-i i'Uh;k ui-tion unci redress  in th**  premises.  We know of no moro vital eon-  i-orn th'* government lias than tho  lulriiiiMMt rat ion of educational  affairs, of the which the financial  nidi* is   all-important.     The powers  r *.������.���������������    Iw.    };;.������������������������.    ;,���������;';";<������������������    *,f,   A~'.\ ".".".ii Li ���������   'x.\ti.  ������������������ailrouds, cheap money for farmers,  funda to aiihist the iniiu-r, prospector. Ho., but when it comes t.o a  ;..,.��������� ,i. i.i    :..   ������i       .. ��������� ,i r x  \ would know no bounds,  we care to be responsible for some  j of the expression given to this  { wrath, yet in the conduct of public  j affairs w*e seem content to feed on  the crumbs that fall from the rich  man's table.  Just now Canada, both with her  men and means, is giving striking  evidence that she is part and parcel  of the empire and is ready and  willing to assume full responsibility  in   the   working   out   of   national  tiuj-wtiiese iiiavie gvous.  from 40c to $1.25  .ootii tne* x iuiii*o aiiu lvxarket   varieties iil Several sizes  aiid at prices  Something you have been looking for.    Dont fail to see them.  General  z\<  Creston  Merchant  tisli Columbia  In a much more limited way isn't  it high time^the people of-Creston  Valley were exhibiting a similar  spirit ir the provincial scheme of  things. "There is that scattereth,  and yet increaseth; and there is  that witlioldeth more than is meet,  but it tendeth to poverty'"  thing, but with the doctor as  standard bearer the fight there  will be equally as spectacular as  the clash in Kaslo.  Premier Bowser and ���������"���������arfcv are  now touring the Kootenay country,  and with nomination day less than  two weeks distant, it cannot be  long now until political discussions  take precedence over observations  on the weather, the apple crop and  the probability of late haying on  the flats.  The Old Complaint  x<irvutg  uuiiigo  S.J.'  While both the political parties  are marking time insofar as Kaslo  constituency is concerned, things  area bit more stirring in the ridings  tc the east and west of us, particularly in Conservative circles.  In what looks to have been a  bit of "machine" work to euchre T.  D. Caven, the former member, out  of the 1916 nomination at Cranbrook, the party now finds itself  saddled with two candidates: A. E.  Watts, nominated at the regularly-  constituted convention, and Mr.  Caven the choice of the '"young"  Conservatives. Both announce  they are in the field to stay, and it  is possibly well that it should be  so.  Regardless of who comes out it  is protty generally conceded that  Dr. King, Liberal, is a sure winner.  So there is nothing to lose and  everything to gain by allowing both'  tho others to run and kill off two  unlikely birds with ono stone. With  both theso gentlemen decorating  the has been class tho party will bo  iu hotter shape to mako a frosh and  a, united start in tho next contest.  Neither ono of tho gentlemen aro  very representative of Conservatism, though with all his short-  coinings it can ho truly said Caven  in to bo preferred above the WuUh-  burg windjammer.  I u Nelson tho almost unspeakable W. It. Maclean has gracefully  retired in   favor of   Dr.   Rose  and  !,!.. j i.    (,S    fj,i,ix',,    t i'j<Ji<:iii#H     III    V/Oll-  Horviitivo circles throughout tho  Kooli-niiyH in ooniu'ijucuco, With  .Maclean    in   t Im*   running     Nel',-";*;  ty   nllu  idi{^c tncic  isn't very much to pick ahd choose  between the average small towns���������  yes, the whole world over. Even  in Kaslo, where we surmised every  [/i vojjcuij |jicc*.-)C������ ������T������iiw %jiny   vittts  ������j\Jiiu-  icians, possibly, were vile (seeing  the Kootenaian will not extend  them credit for their printing or  advertising), things do go awry  occasionally���������judging by the following heart throb from Bro, Power's  excellent weekly of latest date:  "It's getting to be extremely  difficult, in this burg, to believe all  that one hears.  "The way the wildest yarns get  going around beats all creation.  "Somo trivial incident crops up  and in being handed around among  tlio gossips it rarely fails to gather  embellishments as it goes.  "When something really important does manage to crop up,  the way the tongues can wag is a  caution.  "There are also quite a number  of scandal peddlers in beautiful  Kaslo. Once in a while they got  something real juioy to chew on  and they certainly chow it todoath.  ' Some of theni gei. fur more delight out of blasting people's reputations than they would out of a  Gorman defeat."  Open confession being good for  tht soul wo trust all and Sunday of  the residents of the main !al;o  metropolis will give heed and  govern themselves accordingly.  And there's good reason to hope for  the host. Thoy say oven Cranbrook (the "horrible example" for  the Kootenays, in this and other  wickednesses) in much better for  wiii ojiaMljiMt-uioiiii tiie, iioraid handed out some mont.hu ago for their  social shis both of omission and  o<*::;mi.'.';i*..i*  j i    ,\  JUVir-il iy    |,j||.  iiiii.or,   oi  Galey vs. Embree  Bditob Rkview:  Sib, ^Adverting to. the issue of your  paper dated 30th ulto. I note with  interest a communication which my  recent talk in your city has brought  forth While my lecture naturally  led me tc a discussion of Socialism as  a product of Materialist Philosophy I  did uot enter into detailed discussion  of its economic aspects. However as  my good Socialist friend Mr. Embree  has taken me to task I take this opportunity of replying briefly.  First, understand I am dealing with  Socialism pure and simple, and not  with Mr. Embree's mistaken conceptions of Socialism, which might be  termed Embreeism.  I take it however that my friend admits the first principle of Socialism.  viz. Economic Determinism, from  which it naturally follows that "the  mode of production of the material  .requirements   determines  the general  **!-��������������� a vi ������*"*������������������������ 4* ������-������������ a   *������������������������������       4r V* rt   n<\/������������ nt I w*.S* 1 ? ���������-������ /> ��������� a 1        tiTnil  l/llUt. U^V-Ul      1/JL UM.*.%m>    Xt<XSKJ*lAi** pUll If**.������������j\i* IWUU  spiritual life." This premise recognizes only material forces in the evolution of society. I may say that I  have some admiration (though piriful)  for the out and out materialist hut  these pseudo Christian-Socialists, to  [employan emphatic plebian expression  "get my goat"  I cannot see, as Mr. Embree states,  that Socialism will do away with the  incentive to steal when it is to be  ushered in with wholesale theft and  robbery. They would expropriate  without compensation "all active  capital" and one of their journals,  Wilshiro's, says, "And of course we  include in this brood .definition of  capital tho land upon which our  private houses stand . . The emancipation of labour can only be accomplished when all capital isowned by labour."  To confiscate all lucrative property is  declared by every Socialist platform  an absolute necessity for the introduction of the Co-operative Commonwealth, and tints without compensation.  It it: not true that labour produces  about ijilO daily and gets only $2. No  argument appeals with greater force  to the toiler than that his labour has  produced al) the wealth he sees about  him. Tho greater .part of the product  of modern industry in due to mental  ability but it takes something more  than either physical or mental labour,  it requires capital to supply the raw  materials and buy the tools-. It is  ehiiiiiHU-u that capital gets only U%  of the joint product of capital and  labour while labour gets approximately IH%.  With regard to religion your correspondent seems to be one of the unsophisticated who has been told that  Socialism stands for everything good.  The leaders of his party however liavo  no delicacy about publishing their  viovv.N an tho '-ncstiolj of religion and  show an utter lack of tolerance for  tho religion* 1-oiivictiniiH of otheris.  The New York Volks/.eltmig, tho lending Gorman organ of the party in  America imyw: ������������������.Socialism is' not,  logical unless ft denies the existence  of (Jod"; fjiobtcnoeht, the German  loader said: "It is our duty an Mocin-  lists to root out the faith in God with  all our '/eiil, nor in anyone worthy of  ine inline who lioeH noi. eoiiHerrnte  himself to tho spread of atheism.*'  Another lemler miuI: "Wc open war  upon God; because bo Ih the greatest,  evil of the world." Marx. Hebol and  KjiigolH were equally hontiloto religion.  .:,,.   .....   ii. 1,1..    ...x,\.    > .....j.    in. m      ii'iliirih  do not voice the consensus of the  party. The American party has adopted this plank: "As an American  Socialist party we pledge our fidelity  to the principles of International  Socialism as embodied in the united  thought and action of the Socialist*  of alf nations."  As   to   revoletion   they   expect   to  bl-ino?  O m V'llsuiWAjcii f  change bj* ballot if possible; by violence if uecessary, and the latter  methods seems to be favoured by a  majority.  With regard to free love this naturally follows from the destruction of  private property and a disregard for  the sacredness of the marriage relation.  The baldest free. love, is taught in1  books that are recommended, as welf  as printed, by Socialist publishing  houses, as e.g. Carpenter's "Love's  Coming of Age"; Keer's "The Polly of  Being Good"; Bebel's "Woman." The  International Socialist Review glorified ex-Reverend George t). Kerron'H  love union with another woman while  he had a wife living in poverty, and  nominated it a "Socialist Wedding."  Marris and Bax in their "Socialism,Its  Growth and Outcome" counted that  "marriage should be a voluntary  association, dissoluble by either party  afc pleasure."  I might go on indefinitely quoting  such ptissages but these are sufficient  to indicate that Socialism actiyely  advocates "Free Love." Engels declares, "Three great obstacles block  the path of social reform���������private  [Continued on Page 5  MINERAL AOT  FORM P  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  .Success Mineral Claim, situate in  the Nelson Mining Division of Kootenay District. Where located: On  Sheep Creek, near Wolf Creek, about.  12 miles from jSahno.  Take notice that I, W. M. Myei-H,  acting as Agent, for Harry 13. Douglas,  I'Yee Miner's Certificate No. 8010S)B.  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the .Mining Recorder  for a. Certillcate of Improvements, for  the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of the above claim.  And further take not ice that action,  under section 85, must bo commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements,  Dated this 18th  day of May,  A.D,  "*   "   11Y  11)10.  W. M. MY HUM..  Land Registry Act  Hkc-tion 24  In the matter of an application for  duplicate certificate of title No. 7(.0lW  issued to Jakob Cycak covering tho  Southerly two-fifths of Lot Eight (8),  Block 13. Subdivision of District Lot,  Two Thousand and Thi ity Seven  (i!0:i7) Group One (1), Cariboo District  Province of British Columbia, Plan  Ufifl.  Notice is hereby given that it is iny  intention at (ho expiration of one  month from the dale of first, publication hereof to Issue a duplicate certificate of title covoriui/ the above hinds  to Jakob Cycak unless iu the meantime I nha(l receive valid objection  thereto in writ.ing.  DATED at the Land Registry Office.  Ki������m!.*<*;������*;. V..V. th!i-.t!7Mi. dav of June,  A.D. 1DHI. C. II. DlTNHAlt.  District Itegistrar.  UlJiUUllk SS!  ^-���������������j'1$r*,g  'Pif  ���������'J-P-:  THE  GRESTQN   REVIEW  C~  Kootenay Brand  Creamery Butter  the BEST Made  Those who are using it���������and the  number increases every week���������  unhesitatingly pronounce it the best  Creamery Butter they have ever  tasted.  This is a flattering recommend,  but we feel sure you will endorse it  on the first pound you use.  . It is on sale at Jackson's Grocery  and the price this week is 40 cents  a pound,  or 2 pounds for 75 cents.  Develop "your own district first.  Every; dollar spent for Kootenay  Brand'Greamery Buttti* is a dollar  kept in the Kootenay district���������and  a good part of it right here" in the  Creston Valley.  Galey vs. Embree  preperty,   religion  fc  [Continued from Page 1  and   the   present  nraiibrouk  Kll"  ii  Bl  CRANBROOK,   B.C.  \7t \*r*t*o  tailing, I inning ann  Genera! Repair Won.  Done   by  W. B. Embree  The satisfaction of work   whW done  i-itan ii-i-r astac the price it* foreofen  1 a as**-  r\  I  ������i������i cfliisiii  0BAlLESt IN  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Speciatly  aSoar i or service  Registered Jjarge English Berkshire Boar4 Creston Boy, for service.  Fee $3. STOCKS & JACKSON,  Mountain View Ranch.  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Al-  borta, the Yukon Territory, theNorth-  Wosti Territory nnd in a portion of the  Province of British Columbia, may bo  leased for a term of twenty-one yours  at an annual rental of $1 an acre' Not  more than 2,500 acres will be leased to  one applicant.  ii.pplicai/i<>il i������ji A ivtuiii kiilint be Omite  by tho applicant in person to the Agent;  or Sub-Agent of the district in which  the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or logal subdivisions oj sectioiiH, and in uiuuirvey-  od territory the tract applied forsluill  bo stakod out by the applicant himself.  Each application must bo accompanied by a fee of $fi which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not-  available, but not otherwise. A royalty  shall be paid on the merchantable output of tho mino at tlio rate of five cents  por ton.  The person operating the mino shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights tt co not being operated, such  returns should be furnished at least  once a. year.  The lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lewsee may bo permitted to purchase whatovor available  surface rights may be necessary for the  working of the mine at the rate of .Jilt)  an aero.  l������'or full information application,  idiould be mmlo to the Secretary of the  i������e|������/nl ineni, oi i he interior, Ottawa,  or to nny agent, or Hub-Agent of  Dominion Lands.  W. W. COUY, Deputy Minister of  1 he Interior.  *\J. H ���������IT|iniitl>j-i������'i'/-e<l ������������iil������lt/Mif mvn /if * !><���������>  advortiHomeiit will not be paid for.  brm of marriage."  But my remarks in this connection  would be incomplete without a reference to the free love episode of Miss  Eleanor Marx, the daughter of the  founder of Socialism. She said in  Chicago: "'Love is the only recognized marriage in Socialism, consequently no bonds of any kind would be required. Divorce would be impossible,  as there would be nothing to divorce,  for when love ceased separation would  naturally ensue." She was at the  time travelling in America with Dr.  Aveiing, as Mrs. Aveling, though her  companion than had a wife liy ing in  London. When the wife died he cast  off Miss Marx and married another,  upon which the free-loye wife committed suicide. Socialism would indeed make "A Nation of Fatherless  Children."  They are also fond of saying that  economic conditions are responsible  for rampant divorce and domestic  strife, j. here seem to be more unhappy marriBges in the upper classes  and these surely cannot be attributed  to adverse economic conditions.  A good  way of testing the theory  of   Socialism   is  by   constructing   an  imaginary   commonwealth,   applying  the   recognized   and   universally   admitted    principles .of   International  Socialism   in    its    construction.    All  Socialists are agreed  that the means  of production and distribution must  be  turned over to society to be administered for the  benefit of all.    By  preventing   private   enterprise   from  entering the field of production,   as  well as of distribution,   that  competition   that it lowering   man's   wages,  will be done away with.    The labourer will be allowed to purchase  whatever he pleases with his labour-checks.  He may purchase as much or as little  as he has a mind to;  but he can buy  only from the state.    Picture to yourself   all   the stores,   shops,  factories,  farms,   railroads,   steamships, trolley  lines, construction   works, newspaper  establishments, professions, etc., owned and administered by the general or  local government.    Our cities cannot  give us to-day two things so simple as  pure water and clean streets; by "what  magic will they  be made capable  of  doing the thousands of things implied  in production and distribution.  Thegcollectivist system would require  a t remenduous expansion of government, machinery. Everything Would  need to be regulated by boards and  committees. How many committees  would be required for the management of the distributory stores of any  large city? There would be no reason  why clerks should put themselves out  to please their customers, .for it would  be of no benefit to them whether they  buy or not. . Overseers would be  needed to force clerks to do their duty,  Committees would be.needed to watch  the overseers, and so on indefinitely.  Wbat is every-bsdy's business is nobody's business Should you ask for  what is no kept in stock the clerk  might promise to get it for you, provided the manufacturer's committee  can be convinced that you ought to  have it. Remember there will be no  competition to make producers anxious  to please. An author may desire* a  book published: the state decides  whether his ideas shall be given to the  public or uot. Newspapers would be  published solely in the interest of the  Socialist state. Freedom of the press  would of course disappear. When  you wish a house built at present, or  an improyement added, yon can have  it done, no matter how much the  builder may dissapprove of your ideas.  It will not be so simple a matter to  convince a committee that your  notions ought to be carried out. The  unraveling of. red tape would become  a general industry. The Socialist may  tell you that the committee's judgment, is likely to be better than yours.  Granted; but it is to be your own  home, and not theirs. If yon wish to  build a church, or engage a minister,  you will need the consent of a majority vote Socialists tell us that their  army of officers will be tilled with the  love of their fellows; that courtesy,  kindness and unselfishness will mark  all their dealing and smooth over the  little dilTereiieos that may arise, They  will pardon mo for holding o, different  opinion. For men and superintendents and political o*Tl.eials are often  surly, unreasonable and discourteous  now, when it is clearly to thoir interest to please; what, wiunhM'-working  charm is going to transform them into terrestrial angels, when no personal  sinecure is at stake? How are theso  multitudinous offices to be   filled ?   If  to do so." This brings us to the consideration of another question���������tbe  compensation which the collectivist  state will make for the labor performed. I have not heard anyone competent to speak for Socialists say that  the present money system would be  continued. There will be no real  money, no gold or silver; the only  measure of value will be the labor contributed towards the general store or  service. Certificates will be issued to  enable the recipients to purchase goods  at the distributing stores. One of the  greatest of Socialists' difficulties, however, will be to determine the value of  labour anu uow t,o measure iu iov  exchange. They speak of the labour  hour as the unit of value, but differ in  explaining the meaning of that term,  It will have to be counted in one of  two ways���������either by the time employed, or by the value of goods produced. Either explanation is fraught  with insurmountable difficulties,  Qlf the labor hour is to be compensated according to what is produced,  an estimate of value will have to  be  gut upon all work done and a ratio  xed between this and everything that  may be demanded in exchange. This  will not be an easy matter. The best  minds in the world have been trying  to fix a stable ratio between two  simple metals, gold and silver, and  have not met with success. Values  fluctuate, daily. If the necessary  ratios could be established at all, it  would be at the expense of an  enormous force. of office clerks. Un  productive work could not be measured according to this method at all.  If a drought or flood or other unfor-  seen agency made certain labours  unproductive it would not do to let  these labourers starve. Socialists are  fond of saying that they will give the  toiler the fulf product of his labour;  that wiii not "be sufficient in some  cases; in others the product would be  very hard to determine. Will they  give the teacher, for instance, the full  product of her toil? What does it  consist in, and how are they going to  measure it in eqchange for say a bunch  of onions? It will not do to fix ratios  at haphazard; for competition, which  now regulates all such matters, one  might say automatically, will be  eliminated altogether.  If the labour hour is to be measured  by the value of the articles produced,  some kinds of labour will be more remunerative than others. Who is to  get the better positions, the better  farms, the cleaner work? Who is going to do the dirty work, the  dangerous work?- Will committees be  authorized to give them to favorites?  In whatever way it be done, it is sure  to create dissatisfaction, and again the  fundamental idea of Socialism will be  violated���������equality of opportunity and  equal division of unequal earnings.   .  To escape these many difficulties  Socialists tell us of the other method,  which is simplicity itself; they will  measure the labour hour by the time  employed. They Wi 11 not compute: it  by. the time employed,by this-, or that  given person, who might be very lazy'  or very skilful, but by the time  employed by the average person. A new  difficulty ho we ver,confronts them.This  average production will gradually grow  smaller. You haye watched men  working for the government at so  much a day; how often they found it  necessary to stop and lubricate their  hands and to pause again to note the  ^/ixi^i'cSa tjx biic anu.      xuru jjjjcjjjuij   ib  addition of only ,$15. The state has no  money to give every citizen a comfortable living. What the rich spend  upon themselves would be only a drop  in the bucket and they can secure none  of their luxuries without sharing with  the laborer through investment. The  notion that there is a reseryoir of  of wealth somewhere, either in the  possession of the government or the  rich, which might be made to. diffuse  plenty through a smiling land, is a  delusion which nearly all the writings  of the ethical economists tend to  spread and it is probably the most  mischievous delusion whieh  has ever  jnl.ar. V.,0,-1 <-.* xv.f. ������-..M;n -,.;-, j  l/CVfk.*5Ll    UV/*i<i   \Sx    VUC    XttxltXXii   XXIXXI\X.  Whatever his income, under {Socialism, the labourer will be obliged to  consume it or give it away, as it cannot be invested or made productive.  If the incomes were large most of the  state's wealth would be dissipated.  Under the present arrangement the  greater portion of the incomes of the  very wealthy is re-invested.  While the labourer may not be getting his just share of the profits in  every industry, each additional investment increases wages none the  less and adds to the general prosperity.  Socialists will probably say that my  visionary state is a myth that no one  tell what the future society will be.  This proves Socialism a destructive  force. Would not a man be'foolish to  tear down his house just for the sake  of change and then trust fco luck and  the good-will of his fellows for the  construction of a better one. The  truth is that Socialists are ashamed  of   their ideas   when  they see them,  worked out in concrete tangible form.  J. A. P. Caley.  Rossland, July 8.  Even in prosperous Rossland things  are not what they seem. The Methodist pastor.there has found it expedient to part company with his auto.  Kaslo Kootenaian: Commander  Harrison, of Crawford Bay, was upon business Tuesday. The commander is one Kootenay resident who has  been most sorely hit by the war, having lost two sons since hosilities began.  Ledge: It. will cost $20,000 a year  to run a postal car between Nelson and  Hope, and the government does not  feel like paying that inuch. Hence  the mails will have to be carried in the  baggage car when the daily service  begins over the Kettle Valley.  Greenwood Ledge: A. T. Garland,  ex-mayor of Kaslo, was in town last  week visiting his father. A. T. has  lived 23 years in Kaslo, and rightly  maintains that it is one ���������of'Tihe most  healthy and beautiful towns in the  west* His son Ralph was li years eld  last month, and weighed hist winter  140 pounds. This shows what can be  done in the glorious climate  of Kaslo.  I  uonsu'iuaJeii Mining & Smelting Go. of i  OFFICE,  TRAIL.,  S- *% K% 0* ti JJ*.  SMELTING   AND  Limltsc!  REFINING   DEPARTMENT  BRITISH COLUMBIA  SMELTERS AN& REFINERS  PURCHASERS CF  GOLD*  S/LVE/?,   GGRRER AND  HAD  ORES  TRAIL BRAND PIG LEAD.  BLUESTONE AND SPELTER  These  are the  days when "readymade" refreshment  is very much in  demand.    In the liquid varieties we  know of nothing so satisfying as  Raspberry Vinegar  Welch's Grape Juice  Montserrat Lime Juice  Eiffel Tower Lemonade Powder  not particularly concerned for they  are all milking the same political cow.  There is not much loafing in factories  and mills, for the reason that the  management is not paying so much  for time as for work. Now If all go to  work for the government and get the  same pay, each will try to do as little  as his laziest  neighbor,  and do it as  wastefu  liy;  thoy apply civil service rules and give  them u lifetime tenure their servants  will become their masters, and one of  the favourite sentiments of Socialists  will bo violated, namely, equality. If  the ballot is to fill the offices, you may  need aii many election days nn work  days, and the tribe ,of hungry politicians, looking for the easier or more  desirable jobs, will increase like  bacteria  Wn ave not, so fond of the ordinary  politician, nor so deeply impressed  with his moral character, that we  should elect to make him our ever-  pre.'ient guardian.- In any event would  it not vob a mni\ of thr hi:.,, vestige of  independence to bo placed at the mercy  of committeemen at every turn���������of  committeemen whoso chief concern, if  they concerned themselves at all,  would bo to benefit the state or community rather than the individual?  We are free in our rpnrchiiHcH now?  buying what we wish, not what others  think wo ought to wish, We would  hardly care to exchange this freedom  r".  ,,,.::..:0 .,... ,,.,....., i,,,t,,-.   ,j,   tiii.-.|Jij|.ii.  bureaucracy. For my part, I would  rather hi* poor and free than the In:*!,  fed slave.  Ihit, SocialistH object, "You cannot  buy   what, you   wIhIi  now,   though  a  4 l.j. t.,1  ������>'.������  ��������������� ������������������������ '  . . '    ' j-������      ^ * ' -  you, been use you have not   the  ������ne<m������  the inevitable result must  be a minimum production. The  change to Socialism will not. eradicate  man's natural dislike to enforced labor.  Individual interest is after all the  indispensable incentive to labor and  economy; that will he wanting in the  Socialistic state. The result must be  bankruptcy. But no, the state can  always wiggle out of this difficulty.  It determines the exchange value of  labor and to escape bankruptcy it  needs but to lower this value, whico  would be equivalent to a cutting of  wages in tho present order of things  Socialists assure us that the community or state will guarantee constant, work to all who apply. There  are people out of work in every city,  even in the best of times. Thon thore  are tho sick, tho insane, the crippled,  tho orphaned, the aged; provision  must be r.o.iAo. for all these, in the  Soicalistie state. That will reduce  still further the laborer's allowance.  It will also bo within the state's proviso to supply amusement which shall  be dono with liberal band ; thore will  be frco excursions wo are told, free  street cars, free medical service, etc.  Children will go to school until their  nineteenth year; parents need not  worry about the cost.; for the state  will furnish not only free tuition, but  free books, free clothes and free meals.  And so thoy continue to paint an attractive picture, heaping on color very  generously. Never trust the man who  promises over-much.  The thoughtful man is sure to ask  himself: "Will the state be able to  carry out this programs' It cannot,  give more than it gets; will it be rich  enough lo nay the extrat'.-iguuL bill of  SoclaliflmP" It Is assumed by Socialists that the wealth of the state is  unlimited; but on what foundation is  tho'iiHHumptlon based? Production will  certainly diminish In the new state  with the chief incentive to work taken  away. The enormous earning of the  eapltallNt. claw, thev tell uh, will be  diverted to the state treasury. Without eiKjuirln*.** serioiiHly how great  j.iicM* euriiuiut-j leaiiiy <<���������������������>, ii, in l.iiKeil  for granted flint they are tmftlcient to  ^Ive everybody .������. uoii-foitablc income.  However, ntatifsticH show un that, if all  the known ineomeH iu England exceeding i|?ir>(K* per annum  were con-    .........'ui' 'i    v.'   i sjt:    t'n.. 11 e j  iij-jtmilfiHon   ll u'onld loeuo  or for the more formal  could  VtCk  ,r\i-\\mr\t-  ttjKtXxxLxCL  qmm  Ull'C  occasions there  as  so good  45c.   - JACKSON'S TEA   -  55c.  We carry a complete line of absolutely fresh Groceries  at oric.es inst a. little more  ���������1 jrir\tarti--ixy*\  IIUJIJ C4.V.1.1 * KJ  ft...������  Vltttitl  w-k f...t-  iiiyjcriL  .-">n_M C",  CSIB-3Q  frank  General Store  . Jackson  Phone 81 Creston  THE CANADIAN BANK  ���������    OF COMJV  i*r-^ "an-*  m/  MJj  S"A EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.. LL.D. D.C.L., President  IOHN AfRD, General Mutineer. H. V. F. JONJiS. Afis't General Mcr-ncer  CAPITAL, $15,000,01)0    RESERVE FUNO, $13,500,000  SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS  Interest at lhe current rate is allowed on all deposits ot $1 and'  opw?u*ds Careful attention is given to every .account. Small accounts'  are welcomed.    Accounts may be opened and operated by mail.  Accounts m.iy bo opened in the names ol two or more persons, with-.  aruw.ils to be made- by any one of them or I y the survivor.  SBO.  C.  Qt.  BENNETT  Manager Croston Branch  l EJt.  u ���������>  Jli.  ���������j mi  1 Transfer, Livery and fed Stables I  j������   Shipment of McLauglin Sleighs and Cutters on Hand    ^  I TEAlVt   SLEIGHS I  *      Harness, Single and Double nnd Stipp ies on Hand       j  ** -������ 51  & Several Sets of Seeond-IIaiul Harness as  us.  I'M! ,*       <"  ������.'/������J^i.*       ft  ft  SI  ft i-vli ������-  *-"*-���������������"  A  **>   ���������* 4   ���������������  ������.  V- *    *j������V  S~. V-> X  X  t  *4  f Sim  H^***"***.      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ov.* tn hoi.' forth mi tin* handling
at. battles!
tup
a.-
thov make their
ABB   BJP <rki s sa.o ^-v *-�� ��4[ <->��
LS.  5 ���     m * ->* m h a  �� a >�� ��� ��� js*-*
i way into narrow liar hers -or take up
diffii-ull iiiH'h'M'ii^cs. pointing out how
much hett.-r they could have done t.ho
jab ibem-clve.-*.. They love to grumble
a! i* very tii in.-*;, and without a gr iev unco
jihi.-y   would   Lie   miserable.-- Liverpool
i Courier.
For aching hones and sore muscles
nothing will sooth away the pain like
\er\ i I im*.
I'dr nerve-wracking twinges in tlio
nniseles.   for
Itunhauo,  you'll   find  Nerviline in  full
of   atiui/.iii'.;    power.
Ymi see, Nerviline.
has the power-it's
ahout, five times
stronger than ordinal- v     remedies,     nnd
rub it on-���it won't blister or barn, and
can  do  nothing  but good.
Whenever there is pain or suffering
Nerviline will go and drive it our,.
It penetrates to every cell of a sor*s
muscle; it sinks to the heart of every
stiff sore joint; it searches out the
pain   of   rheumatism  quickly.
Give Nerviline a trial.    Soe how fa.it
it   will   Umber   your   lame   back.   ho'.ir
torturincc    backache   op!quickly it will cure, neuralgic headache.
 how  fast  it will  break up a  bad cold
or ease a sore throat.
The best family
pain-remedy ever
made is Nerviline.
Forty years of great
success proves this.
ean penetrate very deeply. It contains j     For emergent,  ills,  when  the  doctor
juices   and   extracts   of  certain   herbs   isn't   handy,   there   is   nothing   bettor
lhat give  it  a strange power to drivel than the 50c family size  bottle;  trial
out congestion, inflammation or pain,   j si/.e 25c., all dealers or the Gatarrho-
You are safe in using Nerviline. Just | /.one Co.. Kingston, Canada.
Improving   Butter   Prices
The season of 101G will likely see
tho largest output of butter Western
Canada has ever yet marketed. C. P.
Marker, dairy commissioner for Alberta, estimates that tho make in that
An exciting Wild Western Holiday, full of Fun and Adventure. Featuring   the   World's   Champion   Bucking  Horse   Riders
Thi*: ������** wi/7/? ft ii.;���//-�� bV-k**
A. P. Bay, Manager.
Write    either
tor
E. J. McMillan, Secretary.
Reserve   Seats
at! on   or
Miller's Worm powders were devised j
Site  promptly   relieve ehildren  who suf-
B j for from the* ravages of worms. It is i province will run 0.000.000 pounds
Sin simple preparation warranted to: this year as against 7,400,000 pounds
ij de.-troy stomachic and intestinal ; last year, which was a very favorable
i; worms, without shock or injury to tho'.season. Saskatchewan is preparing for
~ ��� mo.-.; scusiti\o system. They act th.or- ' a big make, as is Manitoba. In all
I oughly and painlessly, and "though in'three distinct stops have been made
! <ome cast's they may cause vomiting, j to further improve the quality of the
'that   is   an   indication   of  their  power
ful  action and  not of  anv  nauseating
Second   Thoughts
Mr.   Gr.uLr-*----I  s.uppe----  y:
think second thoughts are  i.,.
Gna-ru.s��� Not   always.       You
member   I   relumed  you  the   f:
you asked me to marry yuu. ��� I
phia   Record.
'list One More
s*.   "Mrs.
��� nay   .:**-
w.A; ,.; j".
Western
a   basis
City   War   Census
As  a   basis  for   urging   the   men   oi
' Winnipeg to rally to the colors a voluntary committee    made  a canvas of
the  city   and   as   a   result  they   state
j that there  are  only  4,500  single  men
j and   widowers   without   children,   be-
| *v.'Vn the. ages of 18 and 45 years in
j Winnipeg, who are eligible as recruits,
i according  to the military registration
g-y. j   *m/3" ��� *''"''*""���"? which has inst been coinnleted.
S IITP^T   lVi'SSS��iSlf6 ! {Ji th>- totai 1-5:w Hro of Canadian and
*""^ *"" w w     "|* ^      i i.-iiii of British birth, 204 of American, j
NEW   BRUNSWICK   WOIVAN   SAYS; ^��   AUi**-     lU,d   535  ��f  enon,y   lli1'
Queen Mother Saw Game
Ono of tiie best stories illustrating
the practical sympathy of Queen Alexandra is told by Lady Randolph
Churchill. Not long ago the Queen
Mother stopped her motor car in Hyde
Park in order to watch a game of
football which some soldiers "were en-
enjoying near the Serpentine. No one human arm and fist,
recognized her. The* same evening
Her" Majesty sent a subscription to
the  fund  for  giving footballs  to   sol-
creamery product and thereby extend
and consolidate the market. It is
said 90 per cent, of the cream reaching Alberta creameries this year will
be pasteurized, which treatment adds
greatly to the. keeping quality of tho
butter and seems essential for long
shipments.
Captured Their Captors
"Turning the tables" in war time*,
is a form of surprise not at all unknown to an army. A good apropos
of the fact comes from Petrograd.
'"In tho fighting in the region west
of Aschkala the Turks surrounded a
Russian detachment formed of reserve
soldiers. Theso reservists we.re takea
into captivity by the Turks, but, preferring a glorious death to shameful
surrender, with their non-commissioned officers at thoir head, fell upon
the Turkish escort, overcome it, and
forced it to join their brave regiment \"
Hammers
Hammers  were originally  fashioned
from   the   model   of   an   outstretched
diors iu training.
A camel's hind legs will reach its
head, round its che.st or on to its
hump.
The suggestion is being put forward
that a flag should be designed as the
Standard of the Allied Nations.
All mothers can put away anxiet?
regarding their suffering children
when they luive Mother Graves' Worm
Exterminator to give relief. Its effects
are sure and lasting.
Special constables in Britain nuros
her 124,646, of whom there is a dailj
average of 16,831 on duty.
USE   DODD'S   KIDNEY   PILLS
'      -Vhn3rd"s
Mrs. Patrick Williams Tells How Herj priend.
Headache   and   Weakness   Vanished;
Liniment      Lumberman's
When She Used the Great Canadian;
Kidney Remedy, Dodd's Kidneyj
Pills.
There recently entered a Washing-
ion shop a dusky person who announc-
?,\ that he wished to purchase a razor.
"'Sai'etyr"  asked  the  clerk.
"No. suh." was the decided response
;'I desires it for social usage."
St.   Sositne.   Kent   Co..   N.   P..   (Special.)��� *'I feel  it my duty to toil  the
public the great re fief from headache j 	
and  weakness I found in  Dodd's Kid-       Clean   Stomach,   Clear   Mind.���The
ney  Pills." stomach  is the workshop of the vital
This is the message Mrs. Patrick fUIh,tion.s and whon it gets out of
Williams of this place send? to suf- order the whole svstem clous in svm-
���,'i-ing women all ovor Canada. Like 1(.,tj,v. The spirits flag, the mind
many othor women sho dislikes talk-; droops nnd work becomes impossible,
iag about her troubles, but she f'*ei.-?' Tlio first care should be lo restore
she  would   not   be  doing  right   to   let i healthful   action  of  the  stomach   and
others   -uft'
,vh
1,...*     1.
,1
nest, preparation ior mat purpose
from her own experience how great is j ^ parmelee's Vegetable Pills. General
the relief and how easy is the cure to
be  found   in   Dodd's   Kidney  Pill.3.
Nine-tenths of the weakness and suffering women bear so bravely comes
from sick kidneys. Sick ov disordered
kidneys fail in their didy of straining
the impurities out of the blood. This
moans that theso impurities, those
seeds of disease, are carried to all
parts of the body. The natural cure
- is Dodd's Kidney Pills. They always
cure  sick kidneys.
us.- for years has won them a loading
place in medicine. A trial will attest
tlu-ir value.
re-
Canadian  Timber  Values
Aceordinc to a recent CVminvr
port the values of the various ela.-.-es
of timber produced in Canada i'u
1014. together with the values of the
fore.-*, products, total .*? 17>>.''>7*J.i>��><>. b.*-
in���'-' div:d"d a.- follows : Lumber, latli
and .-i; m'-'l'-s, .>i'7.e-00,0bi); fire v.nod,
$���.,'���,.'no.ui in ; puipwood. $ If*."ji'i'i.i'u'10 ;
po-ts  and   i-ai!.-.  .<i!i,.">('if),i.'(jii;  ero.-s  tie.-.
���jj '.'Mini i, in jn ; -iiitille lilllb'l- exported.
$ 'l/ij; :;:������' . . ...j* ;,,-������. $I,o:|o,0"IO ; ;. .!..-.
Si Tho,(MM,i: i.i'i- exported, -ii-jfju.m.'ii; tnu-
r*.:::.'   o.i a' ��� .' ia i.   .VJ'J.itO ;    round   mining
French War Humor
French racing horses' names are
now almost all inspired by the war.
The names of favorite generals, Joffre
and French, for instance, are common ;
battles in which the allies came out
on top find favor, such as La Marne;
Tipperary is also in the field; while
names of French cannon "Seventy-
five." "Hundred and five," Rimailho
are very popular. French love of
irony is soon iu such names as Chir-
foii x\o Papier (scrap of pit per.), Finis,
Teutotiice and La Censure.
you9 i win icatce toe
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$100 Reward, $100
'     The rc-iileis of this pnjiot-   will l>c  |>!'*m-in1   to
i l-.iiu tlmt iii ere is ut  least   one  ilieiuleil disease
M-idiee bus liceti utile to euro in nil il;i ��tn��es, mid
tti.it is cutnri'li.    C:itiinli lieiiur f.reatly iiitlueuc-
I nl hv ennstiliitiouul condition* re<|iiilos conslilu-
| tieiml irc'iimrnt.    Hull's CiiUuvli  Cure H  liilcrn
, internally and nets thru the Mood ou lhe Miicww
! ntiniiee.s ut  the System  tliereliy destroyiui: lhe
,-,,���.,,..,,      ...;...   il...      ,,.       ,.   i iumiilatidii  of   lhe   disease,   liiviint   the   iiniieiil
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1 ii-. iisliuc   nature  in  domr-;  ils   worlc.     'I'he |>_i-��>-
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oil the giimiSy
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powers of Hall's Catarrh Cure that they ntTer
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cure.    Send for list of testimonials,   ������
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Stingy  Millionaires
Mr. .luslieo (.'raig, sppalciiig in Toronto, said tlmt "millionaires nre
giving far less thiin the men who have
a few thousands, and he knew of one
millionaire who is keeping buck good,
healthy sons mid giving practically
nothing to iiny fund, while his noi'-di-
hii. has crippled himself financially
aiul 'dveii five sons to lho Mm pi re
besides." (.'iiiisciijitiun is needed in
-.inn, millionaire's family. It. is a fact
not always home in mind that, a poor
man who gives a dollar often gives
more piuporl innately than u rich man
���a ho ';ive.4 ii thousand. Ottawa .lour-
md.
Miritird'ii Liniment lined by Phytiic-
ian'i,
!'-'.i'nl uiio uf onr leniliie' ntereh 'in I j
I'.'iently,  after reading  lhe war  news:
I "i- I'.eiuninv il In have :i Imi.I
dietnlor. I've been married to nue
for ..nun*  yearn."
**I don't want to miss a single
dose, because it is doing me so much
good. My nerves were so bad that I
could not rest or sleep, and would get
Up in the morning feeling tired out.
''Besides that, I frequently had
severe nervous headaches and got so
cross and irritable that every little
noise would set my nerves on edge.
I did not seem to have any energy or
strength, and the slightest exertion
would uso ine up entirely.
ani
enjoying.my meals. There did not
seem to be so much to worry;"me, and
I began to find a new pleasure in life.
It is wonderful the way the Nerval
Food is building up my health and;
strength, and since I havo been using
it I have found out that many of myj
lady friends have had a similar experience."
This is the way women every-
.where are talking about Dr."Chase's
Nerve Food. Seldom has any treatment ever aroused so much favorable
Dien a  friend told  mc of   tho    fonancnt.   While natural and gentle
m action, this food cure is wonderfully potent in building up the rundown system. Ask your friends
about it and put it to tlio test .when
in ii<*<��<!. of restorative treatment.
benefit she obtained from using Dr.
Chase's Nerve Food, and I decided to
give it a trial. It was not long till I
found that I was sleeping better and
fiO ceiita u hov, (l for $2.50, nil <1oalorA, or KdmnnKon, ��u<<v��
& Co., lilmitud, Toronto. Do not ho talked into accontina
a subtititute.   Imitations dlaaiipoint.
iUr, Ohcuuv'u Itoclno Book, 1,000 aolecfci&d vw.lpcutt wnt tvtw ii i/tm tt*out|o��i Otto ottpasv WM^MA^M^^^^^^  sV  jX-KE StEYXSWa CH3SSTGN, B. C.  ALL RESOURCES OF EMPIRE THROWN INTO FIGHT  Famous American War Correspondent Writes of Fighting Quality  r\t  J~t* JU3I1  T"         1    "O   jl i uvj-pUj   ujjjv*   * ay o  a  i riome to "L^rganization  And Work of War Department  ���������By Frederick Palmer in Collier's)  Oi course thore are some people  who think that anybody who says a  good word for the English must be  ���������what is known as an Anglo-maniac  ���������who uses broad a's, speaks of "dear  ������Id Lunnun" as they do on the vaudeville stage, and holds his breath in  awe at. the mention of a duke. I  come of blood whieh has- fought the  British twice and would again for the  right cause. My ideas of how the  British fight; and the part they have  played in this war were formed not  in the company of dukes or in dear  old Lunnun from the gossip of. the  Strand, but at the. British front. I  think that the British are entitled to  fair pi .ay and to bo judged hy what  the;,- have done rather than by the  way  they talk.  Then in two mouths the British  had lost more killed and wounded  than their original force: in six  months, more than the total of their  , standing army. They had lacked  machine guns and guns of heavy calibre; so had the French. The Eug-  lish had not only to train men who  had  never  shouldered  a  rifle,  but to  take of depreciating the British soldier to a German soldier. The highest praise you can hear for the British annj is from Germans.  The English talk of "muddling,"  but ii seems to me that ihey do very  much less muddling than tliey advertise. Tho error so highly criticized  at Loos was made by the German staff  only a few days later. In fact, the  Gin-mans have .been, guilty oc it several times, but they say nothing and  go on. Berlin is silent while tongues  wag in London.   *,   mosses oi rigs  Valuable  Suffer Most Just  Before the Battle  it*;           Mixture  of  Fear,   Doubt  and   Expectancy Proves Unnerving to Many  The following interesting article,  giving physehological study of a battle, was written by a German schoel  teacher, who since has been killed  on the. west front. The article, which  appeai-s in the German papers, has  caused considerable comment:  "To describe the, sensations, the  emotions and the innermost feelings  of the souk oi a soldier in battle is an  unusually interesting but difficult  task. While the battle is raging a  soldier is beset and agitated by.thousands of thoughts that flash like lightning through his brain, but it is only  during the. remarkable calm that  comes after a battle that he is enabled  to analyze theni. As I have participated in thirty-six- engagements and  battles, both on the eastern and western fronts, I have been in a position  lo make many observations and have  made a study of the soul of the soldier. It is a great subject for the  physehologist and one that opens a  mine of valuable information.  Information   on   the     Care  jjiiw     J lailUJJIlg    Ol     l~lgS  A severe winter is usually followed  by reports of heavy losses" of young  pigs. This year is no exception to the  rule. Mr. W. F. Stevens, Provincial  Live Stock Commissioner for Alberta,  has visited a. number of farms from  which reports of this kind have come.  Although he does not claim to have  discovered the precise cause in every  instance, lie does not hesitate to  classify-the   causes,   in. the  majorit*.  <,v/lnn;    ���������>+    .-.;~l-.+ I SJ^.,,41������      At  vJ. .... . S     .t"     jl.Uiiui   u./uL.i      .*lJ  Tribute to Late  Earl Kitchener  Is  Praised for His Great Work as an  Empire   Builder  At a New York theatre the other  day the film "Britain Prepared" was  being shown. The face of the late  Earl Kitchener was flashed on the  screen. The orchestra began the  strains of "Nearer, My God, to Thee."  The audience rose, in utter silence,  and stood while the verse was played!  A tribute, such as that, complotely  spontaneous, by people of another  nation is remarkable. It is evidence  that his personality left a mark upon  the world. "       j  It is noticeable, in all the American  tributes paid to Kitchener, by Theodore lioosev-elt, Gen. Leonard Wood  former Ambassador Choate, and many  others, that it was Kitchener's work  in Empire-building that chiefly commanded their admiration. Kitchener's,  share of the "white man's' burden" in  Egypt, Africa and India is the outstanding note in their tributes.  Another notable tribute was paid  Kitchener in the parliament of United  -*��������� **>*r>*������ r\ ���������*.���������> r* c  to prepare for a. charge the next morn-1 stood in silence while Premier Botha. ���������  ing.   The first thought is, is this real?   in a few .words expressing great admir-  bian and the Russian army came the  call to manufacturing England for  arms and uniforms. England was the  mint, the foundry, the. workshop which  must be a bottomless source of supply  ���������while every demand of Jellicoe's had  to be met. She plodded on sturdily,  if not brilliantly, criticizing no one  but herself.  Though   tho   British   had   supposed  that their part,  was to command the  rfoa,   three   million   volunteered     to  cross the Channel or go farther overseas and  fight.      This  is  a different  thing   from   volunteering   to   fight   in  your own country against an invader. (  Mind,  these,   three  million    did   not;  have to be ordered to fight. They went  of  their own    free  will,    carpenters,  farmers,  costermongers,  doctors,  lawyers, millionaires  and  laborers,  with  every able bodied man of Oxford and  Cambridge and other universities and  great public schools offering himself.  History   has   afforded   nothing   finer  than this outpouring,  and never was  there  an  effort  more   depreciated   by  those who- made it.  For the lack of guns the British in  France' had to fight with flesh and  blood against, superior artillery���������  flesh and blood against machine killing. France needed help: England  gave, .all she had to give���������the lives of  V . ���������    ,...,  JlJ-l    lllr-il.  One reason they had to. hold a short  line was for many months thoy had  to do it with flesh and blood, without adequate guns or adequate shells  for the guns, though they have the  f-hells now and are getting the guns.  Another reason was that they held the  famous Ypres salient, one of tho blood-  if--*.f, parts of the line.  If you don't think so. ask any German who has fought, there. Again,  nifter this  war,   don't  make   the mis-  equip them.    Russia and France, too  lacked sufficient uniforms at the out- ^T^'Z, l"*n 5������US,n' ^ii"16- ma\onx?  pot of the win- for all the soldiers If* cases" undex the blowing head-  they had.   From the Belgian and Ser-      Arrowed  in   February���������The  losses  among pigs farrowed in February are.  as a rule, heavy. In seasons when  the weather is as cold as it was during last February the. losses are particularly heavy .J This fact alone would  account for many demhs.  Little Light and Less Ventilation  in Pens.���������Animals confined within  poorly lighted and ill ventilated housings cannot thrive, and young animals cannot develop strength nor  resist disease in such ������������������daces. Pneumonia doubtless caused* most" of the  deaths among the early farrowed animals that were thus cared for.  Feeding the dam" too heavilv after  ,^}.a���������I' 1 w?s relatively cheaper than oafs last-  winter, and many farmers vielded to  the temptation to feed it' to their  brood sows. Barley develops fat but  not bone and muscle. Bone and  muscle, but not fat. are. what the  young animal requires in order to  enable it to avoid danger and keep  from being laid on and"suffoc-ated in  the nest.  Feeding the dam to heavily after  farrowing.���������The swine grower who  likes to feed liberally is usuallv a  heavy loser from "thumps." Feeding  the sow heavily on heating foods, particularly barley, wheat, rye, or spelts.  and keeping her confined* in a pen is  likely to result in "thumps" anions  the young pigs. Turn the sow out.  feed a thin slop of ground oats, and  provide succulent feed or roots or  green forage of some kind.  Sows had frozen teats.���������Some swine  growers went to the opposite extreme.  They fed their sows out of.doors during the coldest of weather. In many  cases they had to wade through snow  Somehow, it seems like n. dream. It  is the same thought that stirs the soul  in any great event in life, be it "one  of joy or cue of sorrow. It does not  seem real.  "However, when the soldier does  realize that it is no nightmare, he begins to think of the likelihood of death  claiming him in that battle. A strange,  indescribable fear begins to agitate  the soul. The awful- thought pesters  him that he will go to his death and  leave home and loved ones and everything that is dear in a moment of  time. He ponders over the subject of  immortality and wonders if death  comes whether it will mean eternal  darkness and annihilation*.  "To one who is in the prime, of life,  who has everything to live for," hell  itself cannot offer torture to equal the  terrorizing doubts that assail the soul  in those dreadful moments before a  battle.  "Then, too, the. thoughts como that  we have not made the most of life;  that there is so much which we would  still like to do; that if only given the  opportunity how different we would  shape our life in the future.  "All night long the troops move to  the. front, and all night long we. think  of God and the uncertainty that lies  directly before us.  "Morning comes. It is a most beautiful morning; the sun shining warm  and bright. The. notes of a German  song are wafted On the still air. It  is a song of the Fatherland and all  join in the chorus, lt is then that  we forget all our doubts and fears.  A new life seems to be born within  us. All fear hiis vanished and Ave are  ready to go down to the gates of death  unafraid.  "And then the battle. Tbe bullets  began to whistle. In those first moments every soldier naturally looks  for some, sheltered place for protection. Nevertheless, the soul is remarkably calm. Though comrades are falling on all sides we never for a ino-  being hit hy a  bullet  GOULD  NOT WORK  How She Was Relieved from  Pain by Lydia E.Pinldsan&'s  Vegetable Compound.  Taunton, Maes.���������" I had pains in both  Bidet) and whon my periods came I had  to stay at homo  from work and sutler a long time.  One day a woman  camo to our house  and asked my  mother why I was I  milTering, Mother'  told her that I suffered every month  and she nnid, ' Why  don't you buy a  bottlo of Lydia E.  Pirifcnam's Vegetable Compound?' My  mother bought it and the next month I  wuh ho well that 1 worked all the month  without staying at home a day. I am  in good health now and have told lots of  pirlfl about it.J'~Mif*fj Clarice Mown,  .'���������i r.ur.r.c-M Street, Tr.imt.on, Mass*.  Thousands of girls suffer in silence  every month rather than consult a phy-  nicinn. Jf girla who are troubled with  painful or irregular periods, backache,  lil^*<J"K.'*'-'t di*a^ginr/-dovyu sensatiotier;  fainting apolls oPindigcnt.ion would tako  Lydia E. Pinkham'i* Vegetable Com-  I*ound, a Bufe and pure remedy mado  from roots and herbs, much uuiTcrii*.?:  might be avoided.  Write tol.yclia 1.. Pir:V.h?.m MejMeJne  C*\, Lyim, Mutie.. (confidential) for Xi'vo  aulvict* which will provo helpful.  drifts when going from the nesting  placo to the feeding ground. The  result was that some of them froze  their teats and wero therefore, unable  to suckle their young, whieh died of  starvation.  Swino growers who have suffered  losses of young pigs should write to  the Department of Agriculture. Edmonton, and ask for a copy of live  stock pamphlet entitled "Preparing  for 'the Pig Crop." also p.-nnnhh-t entitled "The Suckling Period."  The Australian   Premier  The. indomitable J.abor prime minis-  tor of Australia has certain  qualities  which are rare in   British  public life,  He has courage; he has firmness, he  has eloquence.    lie is not, blessed with  obsolete formulas; he does not live in  lhe  frigid   artifii-ialit ie.s  of  the  House  ot (.'ominous; he know.**, his own mind  and he is not a moral molhise of a  poliiieal  limpet.    His deeds and    his  speoehes  have touched   the  peoplo of  this* country hy their force and splendour.   Thoy have shown him to he as  much in earnest as our niiuisti rs' are  faintdieai led   and   as  simple   as   Ihey  are   pompous   nnd   long-winded.      Tie  always  speaks straight to  the  heart  lie tloea uot put off till tomorrow what  should  be done today,  and earlier in  this war h*?* sot, a great example to the  home   government  by   shuttering   the  influence of  Germany  in  Australia.���������  London Daily Mail.  W.  IM.  U.  1112  Wireless Danger SignalG for Trains  A curious invention is bring shown  at iho Milt; exhibition of the National  kiiilvMiy Appliaiii-c A--M������i-i;ii ion in (hi-  engo for controlling trail is by wireless.  Hunger signals are tlashed to the  train by a touch on n key. The wireless, worked in conii'icl ion with an  Ii,l'������Ilil,.'.iC *-P'.',.',l con'ml, riniilie*-' the  air h nlces autoniaUe.i.ly, \\Ti������-11irr the  engineer   seert    the   sit-Mllll    nr   liol,    and  reduces the :-peed  to tip' d'vii'il  nia\i-  muni.  Contr.irinr sr.  If   vmi   '/inri'iiii'   iiii.tvv   (leiii   n   (Vllnvv  ynll    meet    him    e\er,V \\ h������'l'<'    \nii    ���������_ j j   ;���������'  long iis you owe him.  but   if  he  burrows   troill   you    op.uiu-    nnd    im.|,iie  i .,,,   i..���������    ;���������   .,,.,..     i., f, ....  . ,   .     ...   , . ,  I him   ai'ain.-Maeoii   Newt.  ourselves. We keep on running, run  ning toward tho enemy. All feeling,  all thought, all emotion, all sensation  is obliterated. In the crash and thunder of artillery we go on, fearing nothing. Occasionally wc hear a voice uttering a curse or a threat, due to hale  against the enemy, horn anew in the  thick of battle. That feeling of hate  becomes uppermost. Wo aro seized  with a frenzy of rago, and our one  thought is to meet the onomy face, to  face and annihilate him. As this  hate is mingled with a certain fooling  of patriotism and love for tho Fatherland, 1he lust, of battle is developed  in such n manner sis to quiet, our  nerves and forget all about danger and  death.  "Tho battle has boon fought anil  won. The soul experiences au indescribable pence, but when wo begin to  see our broken ranks and make count,  of our fallen comrades painful sensations follow. Then only do wo realize  what, danger we so callously faced,  ami a wave of thought fulness warms  our blood and  body.   ^,.  "Tho feelings and' sensations on  emerging from a hat tic are like those  of convalescence from a serious illness. The tired soul longs for pence  and rest, and the soldier falls into a  deep, sound, dreamle.-s sleep, in whieh  all the fear and stress and storm of the  time are  forgotten."  The Expensive Man-led Man  One of tiie most difficult points for  the government is to balance tho value  nf a married man recruit against his  value as a taxpayer. Every married  recruit, moans, in addition 1o his upkeep by tin- *-Matc, an allowance for j  liis family and relief at government,  expense to meet his rent, insurance  nnd other liabilities, aud nt the same,  lime a direct diminution of the m  imnai revenue bv (lie .unwind nf liis i  income tux, apart from his other contributions to the.labor mid wealth of  the country.-   London   Daily Mail.  ation and respect for the man who a  few years ago w.as the leader of- the  British armies in the conquest oi'  South Africa, moved the adjournment  of ihe House. It will be remembered  that immediately after peace was  signed at Pretoria. .Kitchener sent r.  message to the Boers expressing his  admiration for their galiantry ano  bravery in the long war.  The Chicago Daily News, in an appreciative article, on the day of his  death, recalled- an interview Kitchener gave while, in Chicago some years  ago. In this Kitchener expressed the  view that the want of food and the  necessity of importing it was the  chief factor in making war. The nation which had not sufficient supplies  of food of its own, ho pointed out.  was continually gazing with envious  eyes upon, the nations which had. As  a lover -of peace, he said, he had  noticed with great pleasure the vast  fields of grain in the middle west, and  took equal pleasure from the fact that  across the boundar}-, in Canada, thore  were, possibilities of equally . great  production of foodstuffs.  Roosevelt's tribute is worth quoting:  "Six years ago I passed through  the Soudan and was moro deeply impressed than I can well express by  the extraordinary benefits secured to  tho. natives of the country by Lord  Kitchener's conquest, and the administration of himself and of his licuten  ant. and successor. Gen. Wingate.  "He. rescued it from a condition of  chronic slaughter and rapine, under-  which the population diminished by  considerably more than half, and of  the younger children over nine-tenths  died of disease or starvation. The  result ot" the conquest, was to establish  absolute., peace and justice under the  orderly reign  of  law.  "Industry flourished amazingly,  slavery and the. oppression of weaker  tribes were com plot i ly abolished;  schools wore established everywhere  and the Soudan entered upon a career  of ]icace, prosperity and justice, which  it has never before known in its  history."���������Itegina   Province.  Gin Pills are acknowledged to have the  largest sale of any proprietary medicine in  Canada���������nn achievement solely due to their  remarkable virtue as a Kidney and Bladder  remedy.  But users of Gin Pills have discovered t*ha|  this invaluable remedy also acts as a milo  cathartic. The evidence of hundreds of letters  we have received establishes the very logical  fact that in comoounding a medicine to heal  and tune up the Kidneys and Bladder certain  of the ingredients have n stimulating effect  upou the other organs, especially the howels*  11 is important to know, in the case of con-  MitKj'ed Datients. that Gin Pills do not act  hai-shly on the bowels; there ia no griping,  but a gradual and gentle restoration of the  function, 'i'rv Gin Pills for constipation. In  thus relieving the bowels, you safeguard yourself against possible Kidney trouble.  Gin Pills are 50c. a box, or 6 boxes for $2.50  at vour dealer's. A trial treatment will be  sent upon request, to jj  National Drag^ Chemical Co������  of Canada, Limited, Toronto.  KIBNEY&  !qubEjYs  CNIVBftSITI  Churchill's Stick  Ono of IVlr. Winston ('liurr.-hil.rs  greatest, treasures is the gold-mounted  cane that was given hiin by King  Edward as a wedding present. Oneo  "Mr. Churchill, when staying in Varis.  left the. cane in a railway train. It  cost him ii lengthy telegram and a  big foe. for a special messenger to  recover it.  KINGSTON  ONTARIO  ARTS EDUCATION  APPLIED SCIENCE  Including Mining, Chemical, Civil, Mecb-  snicaland Electrical Engineering.  MEDICINE 1  During lhe War there will be continuous  ���������eftsiens iu Medicine*  HOME STUDY  The ATts Course mny be taken by correspondence, but students desiring to graduate nyist attend one session.  SUMMER SCHOOL,    geo.y. chown  JUUY AMD AUGUST REGISTRAR  Fire Escape for Horses  A largo packing concern across the  border has installed an .automatic  means for opening the doors of its  hcrse stabie which allows 'the horses  to escape at any time of the day or  nitrht if there is danger of fire. The  device is operated in much the same  manner as an automatic sprinkler.  When tho temperature in the stables  rises to a certain point a weight is  icleiisod whioh falls on a lover th sit-  in turn releases all the doors simultaneously. At tho same instant, certain noises aro mado. mechanically  which frighten the horses from their  places. The releasing lever is occasionally operated by hand to givo the  horses a fire, drill. Each horse soon  barns to trot from its stall when the  dour opens and  the alarm sounds.  Comforting  "I   like,   church."     "Why?"   "Well,  it's  comforting to see one man   keep  fo many women quiet an hour."  AemUaaiSoattf &���������& faoi<l *tA  E.������������e.   Thoy produce * brilliant,  BtugfiuuttoifjivvrylifUfl effort  TneM poliiae* eontnin ao udJ anil  will not mck the leather. Tliey  preserve tbe leather and increase  th* life of yoar abues.  F. F. OALILEV CO. OF CWMDA Ltd.  llomlHon  .  cesads  Buck-white-tan  KEEPYbtJf-t  SHOES NEAT  A Cicrtlcncr Pen*  T.nl'd   lh de'-dale,  who-e  tnetnoiiv  ate  itt'Oiisiii;.' *'" nniih iil l'-nl nm in  Ibil.tin.  i-  nne  nf  the   ���������-: ii nt j : t,  living   million  I ties on liortif iilturc.    lie is ii^ponsible  I Vie-   Hi-'   p'-i'v-i-iil   ili'j-i.rj,   i,l    Oi,.   ���������'iii-ih-ie-'  nt    lliiekiii'.-haiii    I'uliu'e.   whieh    work  In,   1 in il;   up   ;i1   tin'   spi'i-inl   tvipii"-l   nf  Kin;.'   I'M*.*, anl.  For  nearly  60  years,   Edwarduburj*  "Silver GIcdc" hrs, been the stnridhy.  In one pound package.**, nnd r.ix pound fancy en.inur.ed tin:*,  e ji M (i (-���������  ������������������r T * tr, r" 11     !*������������������������>  I   IHJIIirr-r*.  llll'    \M 11 ������ I <   I < ' V J  I M ' 111    | i 11 ���������  . , I      ..',,.  1.at ill  I     -..,.  n       Montreal.       CAnoiNAL.       nnANTrortD.       rorvr william.       jff  -3a     Aliufn* "/    Ctoun inanxx    a/,J    i-uy  i������/*j*    c*o. .'���������ti'ut^i utiti tUmmi * ������, vin .**lu������i li.      h&f  i^iiwrr   mwti������p^;*%   ^@������ti3r<r;������ii  In  hiiil*-   in   appi 'triiii'-r.  s������|-*���������**w������i*-*a^������*f*^f*siwit  llHjMJiil-lliftJlS'JS'f lSl Ji_������ -^mJ S\mAi^S xm \-r ������  ������ a% mft   m   m m*  ������ T  S  ca Cream Sodas  *f 5JBL        *fm.  rrun sins  Cocoa Cola and all  other-  fancy drinks for sale at the  Soda Fountain.  Open each and every  evening (Wednesday inclusive) after 8.30 p.m.  Creston Drug &Book Co.  Phone 6,  ORESTON  . BURNS & Co,  Limited  CRESTON        -       B.C  Head   Offices  CALGARY;  VANCOUVER: EDMONTO.n.  Dealers iu  HA     C  HP  I  Wholesale and Retail  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  . in Season  We have the goods, and  our pr"ces are reasonable  Z\  ttbc  Caters to the discriminating public.  Rooms    the    coolest  and cleanest*  Dining Room service  the best.  The  Bar   is   stocked  with  only First-class  Liquors and Cigars  For Sale���������A fresh milk cow.���������J.  Cook, Creston.  C. O. Rodgers was a business visitor  at Cranbrook on Tuesday.  Miss Jessie Cameron is here ftoro  Spokane, on a short holiday with her  mother, Mrs. W. B. Forward.  Mrs. M. Bamford of Cranbrook  arrived on Wednesday, and will be a  visitor with Mrs- -I- W. Dow for a  couple of weeks.  Rev. W. K. Thomson, Presbyterian  pastor at Cranbrook, was a Oreston  visitor on Friday last, and was shown  over the Valley by Roy. R. E. Pow.  The Red Cross donations this week  were: Mvs. Cameron, pair socks; Mrs.  Forrester, surgical shirt; Mrs. Boffey*  2 pairs socks; Mrs. McKelvey, pair  socks aud a quantity of old linen.  HORSE FOR SALE���������Weigh about  950 lbs., well broken to single and  double* harness, and saddle. Gentle.  Suitable for ranch work.- Apply  Canadial Batik of Commerce, Creston.  Mr. and Mrs. Nobles of Oklahoma  City, Okla., arrived on Tuesday ou a  visit to Mr. aud Mrs. C O. Rodgers.  Mrs. Nobles is a sister of Mr. Rodgers  aud it is almost ten years since they  have previously met.  H.   K.   Oatway   was    a   week-end  visitor   at   Cranbrook.    The   electric  storm ou  Saturday  uight, which was  hardly noticed here,  was  very  severe  i further   east.     At  J affray   the   East  j Kootenay Co. sawmill   was destroyed  i by tire.  ! Mr. and Mrs. Peterson of Pasadena,  j Calif., who are motoring to Calgary,  | were hung up here for a couple of days  ! this week for some repairs to their  | Ford touring car. During their sojourn they occupied their marquee on  the lot next the garage.  Premier Bowser, who  is accompanied  by  Hons.  Lome Campbell,  Wm.  .iAjica 11***^-**!   ctiiu   jaixi*C������ny     juitici )     t*o   it ������5x*   ������������������������**���������������  H. B. Thomson, are on a tour of the  Boundary and Kootenay country at  present, and are expected to pay Ores-  ton a visit some dav next week.  I will buy calves two days old and  older,���������C. O. Rodgers .  Miss A. Peters of Nelson was a  Wednesday visitor with Mrs. Forrester.  Mrs. Sylvester of Moyie was a weekend visitor with Mrs. Long. Victoria  Aye.  ��������� D. W. Briggs of Portland, Ore., president of the Canyon City Lumber Co.,  was a business visitor here the early  part of the week.  At ihe inaugural meeting of the  school trustees on Tuesday night, Jas.  Cherrington was elected chairman of  the board, and F.H .Jackson,treasurer.  Paddy Hope, a Creston old boy, who  went overseas with the First Canadian Contingent, has been invalided  home and reached Marysville, where  he now resides, on Tuesday last.  Miss Paull, a member of the Nelson  school teaching staff, visited Creston  friends a couple of days the early part  of the week, en route for Lethbridge,  where she will spend the holidays.  Or. Henderson was last week noti-  j fled that his brother, John R. Henderson is reported missiug since the  fighting about the end of June. Another brother is enlisted with the Signal Corps. Both enlisted in London,  Ontario.  John Keen, Liberal candidate in  this riding, is expected to arrive today for a short stay. It is not likely  any meetings will be held, Mr. Keen  devoting his time to getting better  acquainted at the different points in  the Valley.  Chas. Jackson of Calgary, who has  a ranch in the Erickson section, was  this week forwarded a sample of the  growth of the rye to which tl e p*aee  is this year seeded. The stalks were  all in the neighborhood of six and a  half feet and well headed out.  There will be morning seryice, with  celebration of Holy Communion, in  Christ Church at 11 o'clock Sunday.  The bishop has arranged for Mr. Mahood to take service more frequently  in Creston, and on this definite announcement will be made Sunday.  J. H. DOYLE,   Manager     Creston's annual sock week is set for  Tuesday, July 25th to Tuesday, August  1st. Hosiery may be left at any of the  stores or at thejRed Cross depot. The  demand for socks, now the big drive is  on, is enormous, and a generous response to this appeal is hoped for..  Creston Red Cross treasury is exactly $80 the richer as the result of  the lawn social given by the Canyon  City ladies at the Knott residence on  Wednesday night. Quite a number  from town attended, R. S. Bevan providing a splendid auto service for the  trip.  The Presbyterian ladies were fayor-  ed with quite an ideal evening for  their annual ice cream social, which  was held on the manse grounds on  Friday evening. There was a good  turnout and a fine musical programme  was supplied by the band. The proceeds were close to $25.  August 4th, the second anniversary  of the declaration of the present war,  will be observed in Creston with a  patriotic concert to be followed by a  dance. The affair is* being handled by  the Red Cross ladies, who request a  full meeting of the executive on Tuesday afternoon next to arrange for the  event.  There is an opportunity foi a big  game hunter down Wynndel way.  While autoiug from the strawberry  metropolis on Friday last Dick Bevan  witnessed an erveiting chime of a young  door by a cougar, tho pair crossing  the road less than 100 yards abend of  the car. The slaughter of deer by tho  cougar around Duck Creek is quite  serious this year.  After an absence of almost throe  weeks O.J. Wigen paid Creston his  unual weekly visit on Monday, and  there is overy assurance that the  estimated crop of 10,000 crates will bo  surpassed. During tho month Wynndel has been the biggest payroll town  in the Valloy, something like $4,000  having been paid out to pickers and  puckers alono since the season opened.  Xtl 1.���������1t    Tt. - t  .   . ������ .m >     j .    rm  "|,i������'iii"ii    j.ii.J.'Ujj    j|,    ,,iji- j. j i i'; i   \u ������-.->-  tonite to nign up for the big German  scrap. He has enlisted with the 08th  Artillery at Vancouver, and is one of  a draft of 100 who will bo leaving any  dny now for the training camp at  HboniclilYu, Mar/dial) was keen to go  with the, (hat Canadian contingent  about two years ago, but owing to  i,in- iiiiniiy iifieayetnenl al, I lint lime  wna pei nuaded to remain at home un  Iil  now.    He   taken   to   Held   battery  The Creston Indians are in mourning  this week for the wife of "Hay" Louis,  who was killed in a runaway accident  at Marcus, Wash., at which point she  was visiting, the latter part of the  week. The remains were were brought  back via Bonner's Ferry and Port Hill  and interred at the Mission on Sunday.  Ed. Machon. a local rancher, who  left about three years ago for Kiiiar-  ney, Manitoba, where he took up a  homestead, returned to Creston on  Monday. Oldtime farming and the  mosquitoes did not agree with him,  niaice his pei-umu-  V/  exult ixc jjx%Ji*\j&xza tO  ent home here in future.  Bill McBean, former manager of the  drugstore here, vvho enlisted with the  90th Battalion at Winnipeg in October last, is now overseas, and in training at Shorncliffe. He is with the  corps' medical staff and expects to get  to the front any day as no passes are  being issued the troops for even the  shortest leave.  J. W. Bengough, the widely-known  eastern Canada cartoonist and entertainer, was here on Saturday night in  the enterests of the B.C. prohibition  campaign, speaking to quite a large  audience, presided over by T. M.  Edmondson, in Mercantile Hall. He  was the speaker in the Presbyterian  church on Sunday morning.  Miss JcHsie Dow, whose marriage to  Mr. Tom Bundy is announced for early  Augiutt. was the guest of honor at; a  kitchen shower at tin? home of Mrs.  C. G Bennett on Wednesday afternoon. A large number of friends wero  out to shower good wishes and much  useful kitchen ware on tho bride-to-be,  aa well as to enjoy tho hoHpitnlity of  one of Creston's popular hostesses.  Fire warden Hendron reports the  first appearance of ''bob whito" quail  tn Creston, quite a few of this species  of game bird now being in evidence  around Deer Lodge. A few of these  were put out at Bonner's Ferry, Idaho,  about three yoare ago and would appear   to be   spreading   out.  oyer the  country inuteiwl of hne������mirifijtnii������������*i������</v.'.������!  in  the particular locnUties in  which  they were loosed.  Sergt. "MeMurray," whose arrest at  Sirdar on a, forgery charge and subsequent trip back to I ton-da nd we  chronicled last week, ih btill in durance  vile in that, city, awaiting the arrival  of an officer from Calgary to take him  tliere where he will be arraigned im a  deserU*!* from tbe 22:trd B>dt idlon.  Uln rejil name i������< given as Fred Thi-  | work like a duck to water and is hop-| bodeau. Tbe forged cheek wuh for  j ing the training in the Old Country |$JH, and bore the niinintnrc of the  I win oi- oi hiioi-i limaiion. | commanding officer of the regiment. I  Automobiles on  Monthly Payments  <j*j*.M.M.*.*.*M*WM*j*MWM*.W.j*������W*.W*WM  Overlands or Fords  ONLY 6% INTEREST IS CHARGED  This should place a car within  the reach of everyone.  R. S. BEVAN,      Creston  We have this week opened up  a shipment of  ^tnallware  RltJBOiNS in Tafteta, Duchesse, Velvet, &c.  LACES in Val, Torchon, Nets, &c.  Hair Clasps, Nets, Barettes Combs, &c.  CROCHET COTTON in Clark's and Coate's  Mercerized.    Crotchet Needles.  ELASTICS, Black and White, all widths-  all fresh Para Rubber  BUTTONS  for   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, &c.    All fast colors.  i  *m  e  Greston Mercantile Company  LIMITED  Yffisjs Can Buy at  Ganyom GSty  LUMBER, $10 per M. and up.  SHINGLES, $2 per M. and up.  BRAN, $1.10 per hundred.  SHORTS, $1.20 per hundred.  2 cans CORN for 25c.  o     r������rr A C r.      i -  ~   unto   i i-.y-j.o  KJi    ZJ)C.  2 cans BEANS for 25c.  'I  mmmWmmommmmmmm  %ar*aa������ujr VBl mjf.i jj felJBfll AJIJH     ^JUBHIICQ OB  ��������� innivr r*

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