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Array t?a:  ���������������������������..'���������:��������� V:  Vol. VIII.  CRESTON, B. CL FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 1916  No. 29  Sending Food to  Prisoners of War  Nest to their willingness and ability  to labor to the end that the organization shall have snfflcient finance to  carry on its work on a scale worthy  of the Creston Valley, the Red Cross  ladies' second long suit seems to be  their equal-ability to keep the finances  working in likely-looking directions.  Althokgh their appeal last week for  socks met with a shamefully small re-  spouse, due to Canyon City's 880 donation the ladies were able to go out and  purchase from Creston some 130 pairs  of hosiery which, along with those  donated, will keep up the Valley's  reputation splendidly. 16 pairs was  the sum total of the woollen footwear  donated, the following being the contributors: Mrs. S. A. Speers 3 pairs,  Mi*s. Mallandaine 2. Mrs. Lyne 1, Mrs.  Jackson 2, Mrs. Ebbutt 3, Mrs. Hayes  2, Mrs. McMurtrie 3.  Another $25 was appropriated with  which to purchase food supplies for  the prisoners of war in Germany.  This is a work that is beiug supervised by tbe London Daily Mail. The  American consuls at points in Germany see to -it that the food gets to  the prisoners and is not commandeered by the Kaiser's troops.  The latest appeal the society has had  is for old kid gloves. These are being  used to make winter waistcoats for  the Canadian soldiers. It is to be hoped there are not over many Frank  Callenders to be thus provided for or  the aupply would never begin to come  up to the demand���������to say nothing of  securing the necessary number of  workers to build the weseotts.  A large, turnout is counted on for  the Patriotic rally in Mercantile Hall  to-night. The occasion is one that  appeals to [Britishers, and the ladies  are providing a line of entertainment  that not only befits the occasion, but  which should also give all attending  excellent value for the half-dollar admission charge.  here from Creston and haye taken a  house at the mill. He is in command  ofone of the mowing machines of the  company.  Andy Wickholm has the material  on the ground to build a new frame  house for himself.  The thistle nuisance does not seem  to be abating. Last year it cost $20  to slaughter the crop while this season some $27 was expended"on the  same work. The posting up of the  public notices in connection with the  Noxious Weeds Act has not, so fai\  lessened the showing of  bull  thistles  orivjwina' r������������-j varjaSif. ?oti?.  Creston Moves  Kaslo Seconds  Win. Bowler, who has been yard  boss here for the past year, has resigned and has gone to Calgary. He  is succeeded by Fred Speaker of Ward-  ner, who was foreman here three  years ago. Steady men at the mill  now receive $3 a day.  Mr. Editor, we are with you for  that experimental farm���������and surely  in all the Kootenay has no rivals for  the institution, and don't you tnink  R. J. Long as M.P.P. would be the  light man in the right place to help  such a good work along.  Yesterday was provincial election  nomination day a" over B.C., and  from reports to hand there is a full  quota of candidates in every riding,  with one and two to spare in a great  many of them.  Forthis constituency the formality  was enacted at Kaslo. It will be a  straight party fight in this riding  John Keen, Liberal, and R. J. Long,  Conservative, being tbe only names  submitted the   returning   officer,   W.  less narrow escapes from  being run  over inside tiie yard limits.  Creston fruit shippers have been informed that the Dominion Express  company has announced that the $190  rate from Creston to Calgary, which is  the L.C.L rate, will apply to carlots,  with a minimum of 17.000 pounds.  Similarly wkere the L.C.L rate is less  than the carlot rate to other, prairie  points the L.C.L, rate will apply.  Where the L.C.L. aata is greater than  the carlot rate, the carlot rate will  preyail.���������Nelson News  Popular Young  Couple Married  is.  to  ��������� ��������������� ���������������>5>f'*t*j������  1  HUohenor  Mr. Grady was a Kitchener caller on  Friday.  8H. Rymell was a  Creston caller on  Saturday.  Miss May Johnson is spending several days with friends in Creston.  G. A. Hunt loaded a car of posts for  aauy  tnrougn   t,i-am service  ������3jt    lo      JJVJW       lit      trt JCTA������,U1'_?!������   UVCi  .,    r        , ,, , the Kettle Valley line,    which   was  Mr. Long s papers carry  the names ' * x   x    as ���������**���������     * t>  ,   .,.        **.  ^ K . * , ,.      onened to traffic on Monday.    Passen-  of citizens from several parts Gj. the    .       ,   ,   .      ~      . ~-,' x.  T,. .     ..      .*" >   ,      gers leaving Creston on 513 now reach  riding.    His nomination is moved  by; _, ���������      ,,        ,.��������� ... ,,  ft _,  ~   _ .ii,       ��������� ���������       ; Vancouyer at 10 a.m. the second day  our own mayor, F. G   Little of Cres-     ���������.  _    _,, ���������   .    ���������  ,, , .    .,J  J       ,   ,.,     t,���������     .     ,        after.   The run   from Nelson   to the  ton, and is seconded by F.  E.  Archer  of Kaslo.    The other names on   the ,  document are : Campbell Blair, O. J. |  Wigen, P. Cosgriff, James Anderson, j  A. R. Hayland, Chris.  Marsden, J. E. j  Bradley and Sam Hunter. j  run  j coast is made in 27 hours.  Polling day is six weeks hence, and  for the taking of the vote 27 polling stations are named, seven of  which are in "what is commonly known  as the Creston Valley.  The idea of giving the soldiers on  the firing line an opportunity to vote  has been abandoned, though the men  in training in the overseas camps will  have an opportunity of marking their  ballots. This overseas voting will be  done betwten now and September  14th, though it is not expected tbe  returns, from the soidiers balloting  will   be made known for some  time  aff-jot' nollirifr  rlivtr.  Canyon Oily  During his visit here last week  provincial road superintendent Fingland instructed Geo. Leach to construct 200 feet of i*oad between the  Wearmouth and Kifer ranches. He  also instructed that the bull thistle  crop between this point and Port Hill  should be cut.  Owing to the increased hay crop H.  White and W. Carver have taken out  building permits for additions to their  hay sheds.  While coming home from the sawmill on Saturday night ,T. D. Crawford  came upon a cougar that crossed the  road only ������i few feet in front of liim.  Although somewhat startled Jack was  uo more alarmed than he is over the  prospect of Bob Long's election by a  substantial majority.  Among those who have good patches  of wheat in this miction is Eric Oleson,  who thereby hopes to solve (he poultry feeding question this winter. He  believes in mixed farming���������and the  nece8Hity of having agriculturists in  the legislature to see to it that agriculture getfl full conaideration.  Anglerr- who havo to travel from five  to ton miles before being able to land  anything than .some nix-inch specimens think tha 12o fish a day iH altogether too tmiullan allowcncc, particularly for the man with a family, who  can only gel, at the fishing once or  twice a year.  Mrs. John Franer of Deer Lodge was  a guest of Mi*h. Young on Tnof-day.  Tut* Company hnr. ;ibi;::l. v.'t;;s;td up  haying for 11)10. This year sees tho  Ufth crop taken off Lot 113, and each  hoohoii has soon an average or Hi)  tons  t... xt.������~ v>  .������������������������-  UI   UM������J, Xt.  ������.,., %>.J.  11. fl. Bevan accompanied .John  Keen, the Liberal candidate, on a  motor trip through hero the latter  part, of the week. In addition In admiring tho scenery Mr, Keen wuh a Iho  getting acquainted with those who  decorate it in Micho pari*-.  It, lloadway and family have moved  Mr. Abbott and  brook    sbent   several days  with  the  trout up Goat River.  A" couple of the Cres toil cars loaded  with pleasure seekers passed through  this city on Sunday.  Mike Carpo has gone to Cranbrook  to meet his brother and will look for  work in some of the camps there  We are informed that the Cranbrook Sash & Door Co. has purchased  the logs and poles cut by the Inter-  natural Lumber Co. some years ago  and which have been under seizure for  stumpage by the provincial forestry  department.  F. E. Stiles of Spokane and I. Johnson of Bonners Ferry, Great Northern  Railway officials, were here the latter  part of the week trying to secure men  to work at the K.V. wrecking operations which commenced this week.  They were unable tc secure any in  these parts, and au Italian crew from  across the line is the biggest part of  the gang on the job.  Standard Pack  uotifinfr /tff-.Ticfc tr������v������r������Q*r*i������i������4**ii  UWXjVlfJ-UL--*./  All See Siding  Painters seem to be even scarcer  than berry pickers. Up till Wednesday no one had tendered on the job of  painting the schoolhouse.  A. L. Dougherty, who has had  charge of the school here for the past  two years has resigned and the trustees are looking for a successor. We  understand he is taking a position at  Calgary at tho end of the month.  Clarence Pease and D. Atkinson,  who were yisitors at the Pease home  last week, left for Princeton on Friday, going via Spokane.  Raspberry shipments at the Smith  depot are averaging about 40 crates a  day in spite of the prolonged dry  spell.  Its goodbye to the old K.V. this trip.  Tho wrecking train and its Dago crow  are busy west of here tearing up the  steel.  Unloss we are favored with a good  heavy soaker of a rain forthwith this  year's berry crop will fall at least 40  per cont. below early season expectations. Tho hot weather iH also making pickors scarce and Indians have  hud to be secured iu sonic cases,  Trennie Long, who has been checker  for O. J. Wigen at Wynndel for the  pant two mnnth-t, came home on Monday. He and Earl Pease expect- to  leave for prairie harvest operations  about the middle of the mouth.  Nlany New Teachers  AU the rural schools in the Valley  will start the year with a new set- of  teachers as compared with the 1015  summer opening. Mr. Duncan has  quit at Wynndel. Mr. Dougherty  will not return to Alice Siding, while  at Cahyon City Miss Whitehead is  succeeded -by a Miss' McLean. .Mrs.  Streetor, who started the" season at  Erickson last, year is also missing.  Miss Melva Cartwright is  not return-  Rev. R. E. Pow officiated at an exceptionally pretty house wedding at  high noon on Wednesday, at the home  of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Dow, when  their eldest daughter, Miss Jessie  Kathleen, was united in marriage  with Thomas W. Bundy, in the  presence of a small gathering of the  immediate friends.  The decorative scheme was of white  and pink, and these colors were strikingly in evidence in  all parts of th<->  home.    The ceremony was performed  iu the parlor, the bridal couple standing   in   a   bay    window   which   was  lavishly bankeel with ferns and sweet  peas.    The bride, who was given away  hy her father, was gowned in a travelling suit of twilight  blue silk  poplin  with   hat   to   match,   and   carried   a  shower   boquet    of    carnations    and  sweet peas.    The bridesmaid  was her  sister, Miss Flla Dow, who  was attired in nigger brown taffeta silk with  a  waist of   pale   pink,   and   carried   a  boquet of carnations and ferns.   The  best man was Mr.   Frank Bamford  of  Cranbrook.  Mrs. Dow, in a becoming gown of  black taffeta with shadaw lace, presided over the lunch, which was served buffet style, immediately after the  ceremony, and amidst a liberal baptism of rice showered upon them by a  crowd of friends who were waiting at  the station, the young couple left on  the westbound on a trip, via the  Arrow Lakes to Vancouver ar.d Vic-  joanre ana   K'ni-  3.C.,   where -the  of   the   C.P.B.  ing to Deer- Lodge.  shippers was held at Erickson on  Thursday night last, when the question  of marketing the 1916 tomato crop  was pretty thoroughly discussed.  The final decision arrived at was that  only one grade of tomatoes would be  handled this season, and these will be  known as the Standard Pack. Last  year a Home Pack was   also accepted,  bi***   w/������i-������nlf i>   iiT/-*iti*_������   ���������������*������ r\4-      ti 1 4-j~*./y4*������fr'I% /*-.*���������     ������*������������������*���������$-���������������>-,  it \J   * uoiuvi.1    ������������ ���������..*. v-    ii*-������t      itiu������ 'm* ,XJ **���������+������������������ *���������      WliWIO  factory, so it was thought wise to have  only one brand for 1916. It will be  necessary to haye a man at both Creston and Erickson to be lesponsible for  the pack, and the union's next worry  will be to get the men foi  the work.  Raspberries still continue to be in  Kood demand and they are reaching  their destination in grand shape in  every case���������so far there litis been complaints on only one crate. Returns  p-o to show that the Creston berry is  bringing 6 cents a crate higher in price  than the Puyallup fruit and a much  better price than the Mission berries  which are shipped in the two-fifth cup  so much taboo With prairie market  man Flack, who was here last week.  Raspberries aro at the peak of tho sea-  8on now and Mr. Wood, the O.U.G,  representative, looks for theni to fall  off rapidly after the   end of this week.  Ranchers are beginning to enquire  about the prospects for cooking applo  business, and the O.U.G. selling force  is now busy drumming up trado in  theso. Thore is a brisk call for new  potatoes bnt tho price nlturt-d ih too  Rlini to warrant growors digging their  Irish apples at their present size to  8911 at prevailing prices.  Tomatoes are hot expected to be on  the shipping list for almost another  two weeks. Tn 11)15 somo 18,000 crates  of all varieties wore shipped i'lom  Valley points. This year thoro will  not be 12,000 we are assured by those  conversant with the acreage under  crop.  nL.ii I;   vi    nvuiMimu  Sock week was not taken very  Horiounly in Creston this year, Ichh  than  20   pairs of hosiery coining In  ....ii j.j^     iin-      hcvj-ii    miyh.      uiiiti-tilj  the Red CroHM ladies saw lo it that the  Hhipment of them wiih worthy of the  Valley by porc.haHing about 130 palra  from tin* local merchant k,  &mfP*E$* Hot Bmlanlo  Owners of livestock running at large  Hhould not overlook the fact that now  the pound Is effective and   it  is illegal  f     .       ..   I I 1.,      r.4 ..        4-...... , J ll HUH  Xttt     J...������.1>J>J������ 'f    J ft.    ,    t'.t   t  ....    JJJ4L,, |.JJ������'   t.S.*.   .Xt.  are in no way liable for damage for  aninmlH killed on their traelcM intiido  the pound area. Ahnont every day  Home at ray cow or liorae  ban more or  The Ledge says Greenwood needs a  health officer and better sidewalks.  Rossland's tax-rate this year will be  37 miiis. 5 of these are for school  finance.  Mosquitoes are more numerous at  Kaslo this year than for several seasons past.  The Miner asserts that Rossland has  the poorest schools of any in the  province.  The output of ore from Rossland  mines for 1015 is valued at over  $8,000,000.  Stoic burglary is becoming quite  common at Cranbrook. There were  two cases of it last week,  During June there were three cases  in the police courts at Kolowna.  That is more than Greenwood has had  in a year,  Kev. Mr. Cowan, who has been  Presbyterian pastor at Waldo for  four years, has lesiguod and will return to Ontario.  It is reported that the C.P.R. has  bought the unsold lots in Midway, and  that the town will soon be lit with  electric light from Bonningtou.  The Greenwood amelter has 1,000  tons of coke coming from Tacomn.  The pans!rig of the strike at Coleman  will soon enable another furnace to bo  opened.  By a considerable adverse vote Cranbrook ratepayers turned down the  proposition to buy the St Mary's  separate school at $0,000 for a high  uehool hoilfliofv.  The RoKtiSiiMkatoon unwinill at  Waldo, which ban been ont of hiuii-  m*HH since the June Hoods, in now  runnino* three bourn overtime dally to  catch up wltli lumber ordern.  toria,  returning   by  gary   to   Wardner,  groom   is   in  charge  depot.  The groom's gift to the bride way a  bar pin ���������'���������< of ..'-peridots and pearls. ^T**^  the bridesmaid he gave a pearl ring,  while the groomsman x-eceived a pearl  tie pin. The groom V*is with the C.  P.R. here from 1912 till less than two  years ago. and both socially and in  business life made a host of friends for  himself. In all spheres of Creston's  life, social and otherwise, the bride  was always a willing and popular  worker, and tangible evidence of their  popularity was evidenced in the numerous handsome and useful wedding  presents  they  received.    With   them  t ..     JU,,!..     1........     ���������i      TTH7.....1 ......    H1���������       ..���������.!  jjw     uJjj'ji      ������j������j������ii>-     in,      V������ <i.ij J iii.-j     ..ji.     ixiiit  Mrs. Bundy take, the best wishes of  till for a happy and prosperous wedded  life.  Wynndel  T. Butterfield and Carl Carlson were  Creston cullers yesterday.  R. J. Long, our prospective M.P.P.,  spent Sunday with friends here.  R. Tappering, salesman for the  Riverside nursorieH, Grand Forks,  spent Tuesday in this section.  Mrs. Webster and Mrs. Pottigrow  of Cranbrook arrived on Wednesday,  and are staying with Mrs.   Rosendale  Hindley brothers spent the weekend at Summit Creek, but did n������������t #et.  a very large catch.  Mr. and Mrs. Bathie and daughter,  Merle, loft on Thursday for a few  days fishing at Midge Crook.  Strange that a little thing like a few  cratey of raspberries should put our  Alice Siding scribe on the hummer.  W e Hineerely hope be will re-rover before many more editions reach the  public.  ' Mr. Duncan, who h;us been in charge  of tbe Wynndel school for tin- p���������Uniterm has resigned, and with Mi*.  Duncan left on Thursday last for Calgary, Alt,.:. The trustees are looking  Uil- it-   success*'!'.  Joe Goodman, the champion wrestler of the local tribe of rednien, wan  again challenged   to defend   his title  Oil Y/i-dii������-������u<i.j'  nielli.     Tilt; clijuieng* r  wiih Leo, and althoiifj-h he had   about  The Kootenay Central Instill out  of [ 20pouudn advantage  in   weight',  this  buninoHH though the Company expecla j wan offset in the mutter of age    The  j,,   I,.,,,/, t<������,<,,,.,   i,iiiM.i������,r   !������.   >.  ..r.iml,.  ttf I i>iiu'ilit)i������ ������.j'jiu   iiu'j'lr     nml   uiititmv ������-l#������lil  vtt    '.'.������������������      .-' ' '      ' ������������������,,..'������������������������������������ i ���������,' ��������� ' ���������    i . . . ... ./  woekit. There have been further j from the atari., .foe puttiiiR L������*o to tin-  wartliotU.M <iia the linn which Iuih maiie . mat. iti ti*u miiiul.c-' foi- tin- th.-dfall,  the work of rebuilding slow and while bnt aeven was required loan nex  dililcul!. I lh<-M-coiid nnd v\ iimilin  ijioihI. WW& BRVIBOT; ������JPOTOHa DEL BL]  A BRIGIiT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS PER  SIR  DCMVM/FQN'Q  .'BY'  FLORENCE  WARDEN  H W. /.������* o Co.. Limited  I OliOXTO  th-'u  11. XS    I  hi>>*.:  2; g  ra.   v*  1h; ;���������(  k-.,*t.  i������.  (.L'ontinui'o)  x. xn. :\ t  l r. iv   > i.  hunsi  ..1  was  up  ix   't  V We'll    eie-eked  . reflecting tlmt there  -Isc to u':- d.-Uii.', ho ri  ly changed his cloth.-:  down into lhe dining  ���������iv fow minutes, found Pa  -. aud ;.ipoioi:i>ed profusely  r waiting.  .  nm'  uoth-  lairs,  nut  co 111-  0111   after  'll!--  ; wliich jti-i': upon ii*. tho end of wliich  i we cannot sec, propose to bring hor >  j a woman with whom wo are both out  1 of sympathy, a woman whoso pros-  i once will widen the broach which al-  i ready exists, nnd which will go 0:1  1 getting more unbearable every day'-"  : There was a pause beforo sh>* au-  : swored. and her husband saw tha  breathing    was   iaborcvl.     Iiut   at  hei- answer camo quietly:  "I  certainly  don't  want  ; you don't   care  to  h:;\ o he  i she   took   your   invitation  serious] v."  I     *;Hid  r  iuvit  ��������� \vi--i ii   in  alarm  '���������     "1  think  so.  i so.     She   jold  i c-ome.  as von  !     Sir 1  ; li'':. V .  lor  l'.a  serr  a  her  last  her here  if  l-Vrhap*  rather   too  iked  Sir Pony-  Work of a Noble Woman  lYliixirne    Elliot    Fed   35,000      Sufhir-irs  In  tie I.������i uni  There is little time to pause today,  and v: trospcei is almost impossible. ;-'.*  rapitlly tic history making events i>f  .-uprome   importance   follow   one     au-  other.  'lhe autumn of l"ll seems a long,  lung time ago. Now we an- quite ae  c.u>tnuu.'vl to hearing Flemish in our  Mloots and to having l������el������_'iau neighbors, but. happily fur inuu- little Rel-  iMUiii   thos.:  who   initiated  the   vario.is  "R m -a a mi v* ts% (a Cm  JL*t������Oail*������J0lj=>  tt <'������������������������-������ e* t������ iric  JR.   Jl tx%**m*mxj  And  my aunt thought  me  .-lie    would    try   to  were  so  vimv kind."  ivhitii  went  1   \..  This  iv   A  WOlli<l  to  on  ���������re-  ...to  obi  at.  utiii ���������_  final  e her  r*     >e,y  ruci  l.e   situation  r:  r--piu-a with ci sin'i  >\ !  -to;  n:->  <:'.  JUig  to  ciai.   ana  n   oiiestion  were  to  b  wishes, in  at  en  ���������- ;b  belt) e  ac-  gioe.nos  n-.-idy   ton--*uo.   into  was already so delk  Daphne no  si-en.   ami   she   said   hastily:  "Well, we ue^i not moot  bitif-way. We're only in M  aunt has plenty to amuse h  the  London seasuu lasts."  in 'iis-  st raw.  art if i-  ���������h   too  which  .-ebonies of relief on  ">t uck to their gun:-,'  done more to e.ssiu>g������  relieve thi1 sufieriii.iij-  refugees than  M iss M  l*.is look of cor-sterna-  t rouble?  iv.     and  e r   w} 1 i 11*  its   behalf   have  aud uo one has  lhe misery  and  uf   the   Hi-lgi ni  ax ine  Elliot.  In the. days immediately followim-;  lho fall uf Antoerp and the occupation of almost the i-ntire country by  the th-runtus. Miss KUiot organiz-.-d  ami  1'ijuippi-d oiitiiviy at  her own ex-  .1.-.  ���������'-X'  r.  si  r.irv-  Silf  vith  --'.V  ' i .1. ..-  p.  ���������r,'-*r :  f'ow  IIC-XX  :he-   eoitiDa  .:*d laurels.  :a  ��������� ua  ::rj:u>r dni-cuity  r.i  ���������~:l>-   -,*.-.-,s  stu.   \ ery   pa  '.::nar:!y      rri:-i"---s^ss.  i.y.ver:'!   ttuirv--';'.ed   v.i  ',\.-'.*, >:���������'.i. :invi ^* t'*'.   up: ;v  whieh   sh,..-  eij^sij'iti  oi  Mni   flow'--r  \,;-.rn i ri^rs  ^  ������-rs   iu   sue!  {ru::t   of   th  tiv.- lie-fits  uf  Hi- himst-if 1  than she   in  ke. ping   U:  ]u-:������rani.-'-   of  i:it-r..st   in  :.n<l   h.'*  could   not   but  tho-   shortue>s     of   his  <-<'i'j;i(ss uf  iirano.ei'   wh  vain to  alter, must   b������������  1������.   the    ?crv  table.  It  was  maddcninir to Sir  to feel that both he aud his  inoie or less at the inorey of the mem-1  l.ers   of   the   household,   especially   of;  tin-   dignified     1'i-nner.   whose   imper-j  lurhality   was   in   strong   contrast   to;  his   master's   evident   unea.sinc-s*f   and;  tj-i  the  restless excitement of  manner  of Daphne herself  1  .As  inr-n. a  an<r hi:  A'o   i.ioc  De  :i-pty ap-  * matters, j  ware that,  . ans-v.-rs. the '  hPh hr- tri^d in  * apparent even  they   waited    at  p.-nywefn  rife wore  Th  with  s.tid   it.  <ihs* rvi  hv  butler     pe-rforniod  lis   usual  mechanical  lis   duties,  precision. \  would   havo   nec-ded   an   acute ;  ��������� to detect an occasional steal- !  vivacious  thy {.'lance ;-t the vivacious lady,  which implied that he was wondering  "how  she did  it."'  That, indeed, was the thought in  fir peuyworn''*. mind also, as he listened to his wife's flow- of bright talk,  ���������ind found the utmost difficulty in replying suitably, and without that curt-  1H-.--S which his irritation of mind in-  duc-d.  How could such a very young, in-  < >-perienood woman boar the strain  ko well? What had she gone through  that   afternoon?      Why    was  she    so  Keen-live?  Sir Penywern  was  on thorns.  "1 wonder why your mother never  t.iied to have flowers on the south  front. Ten. instead of those melan-  cbolly  hollies  and  firs?    "she.  rattled  on.  "Of course she knew what tho gai--  <li-n<r has told you. that they wouldn't 1  <r-i*.w,"   said   her  husband   shortly.  "Oh,  1   suppose   it  would  be  of no 1  n -" to plant poods out there and then j  *.\pec*   tie-in   in   grow   up!      Iiui   the!  ordinary  bedding-out  plants  rnigbf. he |  tried,   just   commonplace   geraniums,  or 7.011a 1  pelargoniums  as one  lias to  call   tliem   now.       They   would     look  bii'.-hi   and  pn-ity.   wouldn't ihey?  "iih.  T   suppo.-o  so!"  "Even   if,   as   Sin iih   say:;,   a   day's  :nd   would ruin iht-m all. ono might  ' rhap=   lnive   a   pivlly   oullook   for   a  ��������� ���������il,  jji'  iivn first."  ]a-r.-.is(eil  sle-,  *iin-   wouhl   have   thought   lo   hear  <r  'hat   a btiglit   display  of  blossom  "1   hop.-   ^c>."   'nuvmured   Sir   t'eny-  wi/ni   without   looking  uj>.  There i-nsued an iineomfortiible  >:n-Ui.-. auii then Daphne, having nibbled ;-.r a liothouse jieach and left  it on her plan-, rose to leave the room.  ��������� ho had feared. Sir Penywern,  of striving in the dining-room  ��������� wont. t<;> smoke a cigar, open-1  r for her and then followed !  1-er   out. i  She reached the drawing-room with- |  ee.i turning round, and, when he had 1  followed lier in and shut the door, j  she faced him very slowly, with the |  flush oi excitement dying out of her j  ch.oj.--ks. and her eyes burning steadily j  with the same feverish glow. I  "Aren't  you going to  smoke?" j  He shook his head. Try as he might j  he could not, Ibis man-of seven and I  thirty, reach the same height of per- j  feet control which the woman of t-wen- j  ty had aitaiiieu without apparent  effort. ;  Duplin*? walked to tbe end of the  long room, and took out of her pretty,  rush work-basket on its beribboned  stand the tea-table cloth whieh she  was embroidering for Mrs. Geliibrand.  But Sir Penywern suddenly recovered some measure of resolve, and she  heard his stops coming heavily across  the room.  "Put that away, please," said be  hoarsely, feeling that the pretty, frivolous fancy-work gave her an unfair  advantage.  Daphne replaced it at once carefully,  taking pains to tuck the ends of silk  into the basket, and to shut, the lid  tightly. Even this action irritated  him afresh. But she was. only spinning out tbe time before facing the  inevitable, nnd when she sat down  in tbe armchair near the fireplace,  where a little fire was burning even  in "May, be could have detected, if he  had dared to look closely into her  face. a. tremor about the muscles of  the mouth.  She clasped her bands tightly, and  waited for him to speak.  "You want to go to Gellibrands?"  said  be.  She answered quickly:  ".No.    I  don't    I've    changed    niv  mind."  For tbo moment he was disconcerted. He meant to have reproached her  for hor desiro- to confide in her old  friends instead of in himself. Hut,  now that she. thus professed to be  willing to give up lhe visit, his carefully prepared speech was useless, and  he was left for a space, without reply.  -.To  be  continued)  ik use an "expeditionary forci-" for the  hiding, clothing and general helping  of the poor, hone-less, helpless, penniless people, lt was entirely her own  idea which she promptly put into  praetk-e. In October, 1!U4. she stark'd  and for eighteen mouths worked :n-  oessantly.  indefaticrably,  whole  ho.irt-  Buying   Goods   at   Home   is   a   Dii-oct  Benefit   in   Every   Sense  When you send your dollar off to  . souii- mail order house or distant  i stun*, you got what you pay for and  ' no more. The fluffy-haired girl who  '������������������ "Handles it cares nothing for you. The  merchant whom yon bellied to enrich  i never hears of you. The transaction  i has. no aftermath, except possibly the  : effort to return an unsatisfactory  : purchase.  When you buy gooHs at home you  i make business ties The proprietor  : and his clerks want to keep your  : trade, and will return you favors in  1 any way that they can. A consistent  i policy of homo-buying creates a circle  . 01 loyai business friends. If yon arc  ; in trade for yourself in your homo  i town this is absolutely necessary to  i success. And it. is exceedingly help-  ' ful to anyone else.  Success     comes   largely     by   favor.  out, she and nei  and intiu-prcters,  fellows   wonder   how   some   fel-  et  edly.    Week in. wee-  friends, her orderlie  ministered  to   the   wants   of   whoo.vor  came along to be helped and relieved,  and the total number of men, woman, j  and   children   who   came   within   her  direct ken and  care was  no less than  35,000.  Miss Elliot chartered and equipped  the good barge Julia and an ambulance motor van and started from Cn-  Many  lows get 'along so easily. Usually  there is no magic or secret about it.  They havo heen trying all thoir lives  to make friends. If they have anj*-  thing to sell, whether a line of merchandise or personal services, a host  of their neighbors around them are  glad to turn things their .way. Buying goods in one's own town is the  simplest and easiest way to  I helpful business relations,  costs nothing.  voyage   to   "somewhere  create  \nd   it  v  )���������  V.  1,  W (  Ol  M:  t,  \:  1r  ,>. h'-r ene am  ly when her  ��������� ''ib niv.    with  ;      \.       l' II  ;. 11   I n    . wu ..1  re. ivoil   iu   In r  btion in  life.    It  was  hushand    looked    up  an   impatient,   frown  .... j     ji. .  iin.     1 i'| 11 t-.f.n,    X Oil  fiHttering   eyes  l!l; I Ul'lil  1 r   v hii  fur.-.'.  'Ol.. ;.-,���������.���������  you  fin-,   which   betrayed  ���������h   burned   underneath  he  un  the  this  "11  ��������� i .I  "Y  "II  .  p--rh:i)������;  lion't    luna  1,     I'll   have   it.  ���������KLVou like, of course  le7a>  ( '<iWi-S .  pllll-e  --,.     I'll.'  to  do.  fur"  iu  o*line,  as  to upend  sin*  griefJ  r   to   find  lie   Pai  V,l ill 11 ie*  ��������� tii        .  -. 1   ,11.'      1  I 1. hi.\  ��������� :,\l  -\    ol  '}'     i.e. re  Ifiar re-  |i:,|.b  ��������� 1 .in. 1 i.  II :u.   :b  0.1 a 1 1  vou   ii,  ���������'. 1 ean <lo  Aunt   Yaleitr*   wen  ���������I     I -d   -In-   mi'.'hl  7.1 e|:s   villi   ll-   bo  I    should    liko  looking  prelty."  .-. .111 : at   b.ielc  in hi."  chair.  ....   J      (   ... I,;       \ I. \ j :���������(.    X l-\    enn |l>  ��������� kid.  ;,  1-111I1I1 11  note, of de-  il'lliile    Hi    lo-    voire.  only   ne t   her   one**,   ������1     his  11  I     be    )  III1  ,1      I,, .  Ill     '-I    I   t II  ���������'I .1 I ll"  . ib  in   ,-  1 n  1,1  1,1,  1.1  .lie      in fa  ���������AA     1  .  "  lie  1 Ii II.r     1 il.e  1 i il  1   1 t 'ill ble   a  taken   a   'ill mii'.'  :..:!, :;r.i|i;;    i.llif.-  au 1 it,   a   lively  '������������������.  who persist*'*!  fit.-     of   tie:   al-  ,'-'he       peieei\er|  illlpll "il.  I,,.) .....I  iii-.    "llo  nodal  ii*l  W.  N.  U.  iik  Good People Always Welcome  Tt scorns to us th*---e is n vast amount  of fruitless pother over what may happen lo America aftor th** war. One  statement that is much repealed is  that the inrush of trained men aud  women will mean new competition for  our people. One man writen of 1hc  new Englishmen: "These young ine.-i  liavr. escaped from the life of stores  and factories and are breathing (ho  outdoor air. They will never he. sut-  is tied to go inside again. Having  learned freedom and Helf-roliaiioe. Ihey  will seek the country where the conditions of liberty and opportunity aro  found and Ihey will work for lead'r  ship."  flood for thorn! Tlio "oonor Ihey 'get  to Aiiiei'iea the more America ought to  like it. That type of, citi/.ens is wanted    Oil    OIU'    iiillllS.  We nr*' very strongly of the opift'on  that the moment America ce,ineH to  menu opportunity for the good man,  that   moment   its decadence  will  be/'in  and it.-. .- tar "i ������(>-.������tiny wi}} be .Juium- /.  flooil pe*i|i|*> are always welcome in  America. It i- our feeling that America in ver meant ipibs so much in the  vi'v id in\ H.-itioii mm hospitality and  hi di motive its it docs today. Th"  ('i.uiii ry  < ieiitlemari.  Tin-  Sultan  of   I'nrfnr.  whou..  fr*iop".  wei*'   *-o  Iborouvhly   heuleii   in   the  de-  ������������������ril    a   f" vv   v.i el.     a:'o,   wa.'i   the   ."nine  l 1 nl li in.in    1 bat    wa",    libenite.l    trout  'the  old   M.ibili'-.   pii-ciii   of   Khartoum  by    h it'-licin i-   in    Imps.      11 ih   puiiish-  ; ment  now   i'   eoieiiler**!  by  Egyptians  j b,    be   ������),<���������    liii- : t    :n-1    that    h:e'    been  I oiliinmil    \,\    tbe    r,riti*-h    llinee      th<'  1 win   l������<-</i*ta.  lais  on  her  in Flanders. Provisions. clothing,  medicines and every other conceivable  necessity were sent to lier from all  parts, and hither came the poor, the  maimed, the destitute and all were  cheered and comforted. Not only did  these poor people come, but others,  too, as her autograph sheets tell by  thoir own showing: Elizabeth  of the Belgians, royalties, generaU,  statesmen, soldiers.  alas, will never write their a  again, some whose oreasts  decorated with the glorious "V. C."  sailors, dukes, duchesses���������all found  their way at some time or other to  tbe good barge .lulia at its moorings in  the sluggish Belgian canal, where on  one side ran the high road, trodden  incessantly all day and all night by  thousands and thousands of troops,  and on the^other side was the "fighting line" quite close.  Everyone was cared for, the particulars of each, their name, age, domicile,  registered in a book provided for the  purpose; the number of these books  grew and grew and Miss Elliot lias  quite a long row of them, all full, and  each one telling its own tale and bearing faithful witness of her noble work.  One sheet showed the names of a  grandmother, mother and ten children,  whose ages ranged trom 32 years old  down to the baby a few months old,  quite destitute, and each family hail  a separate sheet for its record.  Miss Eliot has many tangible mementoes of her "war work." First and  foremost does she prize "L'Orde do hi  Couronno," bestowed on her by King  Albert, who fully reeogni/.es and appreciates hor good work for his people.  One grateful soldier promised Mi us  Elliot, a trophy, and true to his promise brought her a TJhlan helmet.  Now that time, which changes all  things, has so ordained lhat there is  no longer the pressing need for work  such as Miss Elliot initiated and carried through with extraordinary ability and success, she is baek .".gain in  her beautiful home in England, but  "away over there" she will never be  forgotten,--From the London Geiitle-  woman.  The   Sober   British   Army  Viscount  French bar.  paid  a tribute  to the British soldier which may  well  be   a   source   of   pride   to   the   nation.  The. occasion was the annual meeting  of  the.  Army  Temperance  Association  of whose council he became chairman  in succession to Lord Roberts.    That  organization   owes   much   to   the   precept,  example   and   leadership  of  one  who, though he possessed  virile qualities of an unusual order, will be most  affectionately     remembered     in   after  eueen ! years  as a  warrior  saint.    Lord  llob-  j erts knew half a century's service f.he  some' of  whom', i temptations of army life; he had seen  utogi'ap.is { lne havoc, both at home and abroad,  are   now j wrought by over-indulgence in alcohol;  he   believed   that   a   sober   army   had  the best assuranca ojc victory'; and 'or  twenty-one years, surrounded by many  enthusiastic helpers, he worked to improve the  conditions of the force  he  loved.   Did he succeed? Lord FTvncVs  speech emphatically supplies the  an-  cwe?e  The Oan'.ty Crank  Is   Always   Anticipating   Some   Gres&  Calamity   or   Misfortune  Of all the cranks tbe crankiest ic  the chronic pessimist. He is always  whining like a half-starved dog with s.  tin caji tied to his tail. When th-*.  sky is beautifully clear be is positively certain that everything will drj  up and tiiere. will be**^ scarcity. Vvhei'i  the gentle rain begins to fall he laments and is afraid tbe. crops will be'  spoiled. He is alw.ays expecting some  great calamity, misfortune of some  kind cr of being laid up with rheumatism. No matter how rosy the a-ppies  look, or how juicy the pears, he i*r.  afraid thoy are vvorray at tbe core an<il  can't be kept until Christmas. - The  country is going to the bow-*wov*.sc.  and everybody is a d'lty and dishonest rascal.   His own peaceful and pro  UjcStne    LOwjt    jo    uji   ngiit,    UU.U    xitz    xiu  convinced that it will never improve  so very much. The high church spire  is a notable landmark, but it might  tall down some day and do* great damage. He himself enjoysT excellent  health at present, but he is sure that  he won't live long���������aud lie shouldn't.  The world would be much happiet  without such cranky  pessimists.  Outlived Six Sovereigns  More  Than   Eighty   Descendants- Suf*  vive New Brunswick Man  After posing for his picture on his  lOath birthday anniversary, Levi VV.  liicbardson, said to be the oldest man.  in New- Brunswick, died before he had  fairly started his 106th year. He had  been ill for only about ten days.  Mr. Richardson ascribed bis ��������� long  life and remarkable preservation of his  faculties to going to bed early and  being .-ictive. He had followed the  operations of tbe war with the most  careful attention, and bis one ambition for the last year had been to live  long enough to see Great Britain and  her allies successful, for lie had lived  ui;e ;������������������;/���������.��������� sovereigns and had watched  with interest the expansion of the  Empire More than eighty children,  grandchildren and great-grandchiLdrec  survive him.���������Montreal Star.  It,  No  Place  for Women  is strance but true that the.ma*  For the First time In the history  of CJermauv, women have heen allowed lo administer tin* affairs of u  municipality. The town in question  it* Alh-uborg. and the double reason  given for lho innovation is the absence of men nt tlio front, and the  t'aiiii'du.il eomliiion or lho population  througli a shortage of food which couhl  be dealt, with more effectively by women than  hy men.  Paper  Shirts  for  Soldiers  Tt is said the paper shirts made 111  Japan are now being served out to  Russian soldiers for use in the cold  and wet weather. A number of these  paper shirts were used by the Russians last winter and they proved to  be much warmer and cheaper than  ordinary shirts. The paper is made  from tlio bark of the paper mulberry  tree. Shirts of this kind have been  j used by the Japanese army and people  j for many years, their only drawback  being that ihey cannot be washed.  Fullham, that populous district in  the southwest of London, is in proems  of being Belgianized, and some of the  streets off the North End road are virtually in possession of Belgian refugees.' Within 200 yards of the junction  of North End road and Lille road ar.i a  do/.en shops labelled "Cafe Restaurant  Beige." At the horse-flesh shops wliich  have been opened, steaks are Cd, a  pound large, si/.o, and 4. and ful. u  pound small size. Horse-flesh sausage  is 5d. a pound, and smoked horse-flesh  7d.   a  pound.  What Worries the Kaiser  There is a suspicion that, the, kaiser  is less concerned with tho threatened  doom of civilization than be is with  the threatened doom <d the Ho'non-  zollern.���������-Uoston Transcript.  jority of spectators who flock to murder and sensational divorce trials are  women. These morbid euriositv seekers seem to take jrreat pleasure h<-  listening to the uirfc and iiith that  is brought out in the evidence: tor  what purpose no one knows, except  that it furnishes them with food for  gossip. At the first few days of the  recent Wane murder trial two-thirds  of the spectators were women���������spinsters and young girls. The judge  noted this and then issued orders forbidding them in the courtroom. Rarely does one see a dignified, well-bred  woman among court spectators. The  New York courts are all open courts,  but in these sensational cases it seems  a pity that judges do not oftener, ������ir  in the Waite case, find sufficient cause  to exclude morbid women who look upon a murder ease as just one more  play of so many nets cut up ;ntfl  days.���������Pittsburgh  Dispatch.  A tortoise wns sent by an Engli'h  soldier lo hi.-; wife at Strcatham. En/;.,  from Saloniki. Eighteen days on the  journey, it was packed in a wooden  box and wrapped in paper. When  taken from the box it had eaten 0  good deiil of its packing. At fir-t it  refused to come out ot its shell, hut  was eventually coaxed with a spoonful  of  milk.  No paint ior Iniiippohls ihi.-> y*���������. 1 ���������  war in some parishes of London !  there are hundreds of thousands  liim posts in the metropolis, nnd  eoat. 01 paint costs 2.ru: each post, this  will mean something substantial to  post, into the credit side of tho lodger.  ���������Mini*" -JU������������������ ���������1������������������  -J������������������ ��������������� ��������� ��������������������������� ���������  Albeit Bright, a small iron merchant,  nl Sheffield, ling., has been seiiteii'-od  to penal servitude for life, lie wu.s  found guilty of collecting inloi-itiHtrm  concerning the manufacture of steel  war material.  Who   is  the  Knocker  This question is easily answered.  You will usually find him on uom������  corner when ihe police are not present. Mis amount of worlc during the  dny is represented by tbe algebraic*  figure X. and bis occupation, if youi  asked him, would puzzle him more  that the solution of the number oC  'Hummers been by the fictitious Ann.  Still, he knows how the entire, city  should be regulated, although he does  not, know nnd does not care how he  will pay his poll tax. Nothing that  happened in his home town is ������iny  good ; it. never can be. He judges the  town from hi������ own standard und Mw  ponelii^ion is only obvious. Bees k'H  out. the drones; the law preventu om*  following the example of the induv  trious  insects.  At   Verdun  fieri I).'HO'    IIS  tain  farm  by  the    F/ene'l    deluded    Ihe  lo  the   locality   of  11   ecr-  pi'oeuring  11 scenic ail i.;t  to paint  a hiri.'o canvas  in walcr-color  and hoist iie/ it. between trees.  believe 111 encouraging hoys  to  in  'Ho vmi  Ibdn"-"  '   duel-.;:  ,0   more  ��������� 1 ���������  v. im.  Ih  mi  ciicoura'.'-  The   old   naval   trniniiic   ship,    Bri-  1 tannin,  tli.it   Im . been   :-tutione*l   at   the  ' Dint     inee   1  (;<i.   jukI   ou   which   King  (C,eoi;'e   uiui  the  lat*'   Pule** of  ('bin-nee  wen*  Ooili  1 -ai 11 1 -<.   has   boon  sold   to  a  London  fiim   for  the  sake  of  lhe  mu-  prial   <���������!'   vhieh     be   '.vii������j   const rueted.  Hhc win. in action during tbe ('i-imoiin]  war.  In the (iriinowuld, ine public park  surroundin--' Merlin, whieh praclio.i'iy  adjoins ttuhlecn and Doberitz prison  eiimps I,(UIO,000 trees have been plant-  ed on about *l(ju acres of hitherto barren   land.  V.etwceii fi.ono and 7,000 hoys nre]  employed at Woolwich Arsenal. Many'  straight from school earn 20 s to 2as j  and seme from sixteen to eighteen:  vears of ag'- a.-- inUeli as il'! a week.  The Cossack population of llu-.>i:i  amounts to roughly 2,r������0(l.0li0 men .ud  women, and tin y collectively own  '-oiiic Mi'i.MiOOfi'i acres of l'u*--dnti l.-r-  111 o 1 > .  If inon's happiness increased with  I heir money everybody should be juk-  lifted in worshipping tbe Golden Calf.  The happiness increase--, with t.h.*ii-  eiirnings up to a certain point,��������� tin*  point neeessnry to secure them th*  comforts of life say, $2,000 a year.  All beyond this is superfluous. Heiiif  superfluous it is productive of n't;  good wutever. The richer the nuus.  the greater is the probability thht hit.  sons will live on billiards and die *������������������*.  nn inebriate asylum. With content-  mniit and .112,000 a year a man may tve  as hnppy as 11 prince. Without content moiii. yon will be miserable, uvet  if your wealth ecpiiils that of Morgnr.  or Carnegie.  A  Rflason  for the   Retreat  Wc gather from the llcrlin dei*-  patchoH that, the llritish gunners wor<  sueii poor unitksiueii that the kaiser'*  ships were afraid to stick around ������m������i  run tlio risk of being hit by huiiio ntray  shot.    Huston Tiaiihcript.  ill vorei  ei uiiii'l  "On  h!   W  llolll   I  ', * '  the  \ oil ie  I'f oi'iidt-  1  v*. i fi  <il    .  1  * Ui  v\ hat  ��������� noiiiy,    I  I 11-  ILii"..!     The v."  is  light-headed.  l,!*,:a!' '-  Vi*'itor  exerciser  i,   ������.j,tif.|,*   it*,   ntttf m.,mm.t  l)riet.<ir--l)cliriouR. cr  11.  i)o you  < Inner  ...   , 1.,..  give your dog ������ri������  *l cr-,   he   *'oc*������ -ijW 4, ml  ���������a  ft  1  w  I  I*,*'  ' fTHS -KEYXEW, CBESTQK, B. a  Keep Heeords  fly Keeping Records for a Few Years,  You Can  Know What  it Costs  to Grew an Acre of Wheat  There is but one way to find out  tthe cost and profit of crops��������� lhat is  by keeping records. This may be done  by estimating the cost of a day's work  2or hand without a team; for hand  "with a single team and for double  team. - Then it is not a difficult matter toskeep a record of the hours, or  days' 'work. To- this may be added  auch as the interest on the investment  in land, teams, implements, etc., together. with the cost of feed, fertilizer,  ate. Credit the land with the value  ol the- crop and see whether or pot  ft pays a profit. One year is not sufficient* to determine the cost, as the  iseason^may be a very unsatisfactory  one. But by keeping records of a few  years ypu can determine what it cost  -jou to grow an acre of wheat, oats,  iiay. etc., and what profit it will pay.  Miller's Worm Powders prove their  ?alue. -They do not cause any violent  disturbances in tbe stomach, any pain  ar griping, but do their work quietly  and painlessly, so that the destruction  of the worms is imperceptible. Yet  Ihey are thorough, and from the first  dose there is improvement in the condition of the sufferer and an entire  cessation of manifestations of internal  Crouble.-  Httmesteads in Manitoba  Land For Homesteading is Yet Available  in    Many    Parts  of  The   Province  Contrary to prevalent opinion, the  Province of Manitoba yet contains  lands available to the homesteader.  To wit, extensive acreage lying between Lakes Winnipeg and Manitoba,  a minor portion of which territory has  alone been taken up. Certain districts  of Riding Mountains in north-western  Manitoba afford opportunity; to the  northward of Lake Winnipeg are  stretches of splendid areas, which it  is understood will bo open for entry  at completion of the railro������*id to Hudson Bay. And in Manitoba proper,  homesteads are likewise obtainable,  but comprise lands somewhat rugged  in character. Nevertheless, this ^acreage is being secured by the immigrant  from Slavonic Europe, who, with the  perseverance indigenous to this class  of settler, is creating farmsteads from  an indifferent material.  Recent annexation of the immense  district of Keewatin cannot be for  several decades a feature of interest  from the standpoint of the homesteader. For the main part, Keewatin  consists of tamarac growth with connecting waterways."  The Manitoban, always optimistic  of bis country's future, is looking forward^ to the termination of the present European war as the index finger  of an unprecedented influx of immigration. For such auspicious happening, land for homesteading purposes  is available in various provincial districts, despite any report to the contrary.���������J. D. A.. Evans in Farmer's  Magazine.  Kisssian Equipment  New Shell Explains   Russians Success  on the Eastern Front .  A new kind of shell, said by some  correspondents to be a Japanese invention, while others assert it is the  product of Russian scientists, is generally given the chief credit for the  success of the new Russian offensive  in despatches from Petrograd. Incredible quantities of this new weapon  are being used by General Brussiloff,  and its effect is said to surpass everything witnessed in the war thus far.  "Of course, nothing can be said  about the nature of this shell," says  the Morning Post's correspondent at  Petrograd, who asserts it is the product of the co-operative research of the  Russian universities.  "In fighting, hitherto, the capture  of positions have been gradual processes, but on the present occasion  it is rapid beyond belief, the destruction and capture of men coming like  a lightning stroke, leaving the staff  officers, whose station is from five to  fifteen, miles behind the firing line,  with no hopes of repairing the initial  mischief, and they simply fled. The  astounding quantity of booty of every  kind is' likewise evidence of this."  The Most Effective Remedy  Known is "Nerviline"  British   Shipping   After   the   War  We must not lose sight of the danger  Trhich threatens supremacy of the  Uritish mercantile marine after the  *var. Changes are taking place in the  relative tonnage of the mercantile  marines of .other countries. Huge as  are the profits which British shipping  firms are earning, the profits of the  neutrals from shipping are more than  Iwice as great. They will have vast  funds to use after the war, in buying  ships or in placing shipbuilding orders. The shipbuilding facilities of  Jhe United Kingdom are far greater  ilhan those of any country in the  world, xhey must be safeguarded.���������  London Chronicle.  A  Woman's Health  Needs Constant Care  The reason Nerviline is infallibly a  remedy for neuralgia resides in two  very remarkable properties Nerviline  possesses. j  The first is its wonderful power of  penetrating deeply  into the tissue,  which enables it to  reach the very  source of congestion.  Nerviline possesses another and not  less important action���������it equalizes the  circulation in the painful parts, and  thus affords a sure barrier to the re-  A Safe Pill for Suffering Women.���������  The secluded life of women which  permits of little healthful exercise,  is a fruitful cause of derangements of  the stomach and liver and is accountable for the pains and lassitude that  so many of them experience. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills will correct  irregularities of the digestive organs  and restore health and vigor. The  most delicate woman can use them  with safety, because their action,  while effective, is mild and soothing.  establishment of congestion.  You see the relief you get from N-*r.  viline is permanent.  It doesn't matter whether the causj  is spasm or congestion, external or internal; if it is pain���������equally with its  curative action upon neuralgia���������Nerviline will relieve and quickly euro  rheumatism. sciatica, lumbago,  strains, swellings or- enlarged joints,  and all other muscular aches.  Nerviline is a  guaranteed remedy.'  Get the large 50 cent  family size bottle;  it is far more economical than the 25  cent trial size. Sold by dealers everywhere, or direct from the Catarrho-  zone Co., Kingston, Canada.  The Truth Will Out  A great German naval victory is pet-  "jring out.- The German evasions and  concealments lend an air of probability to the French insistance on the  loss of the Hindenburg. And what  Is the plight of a Government afraid  to tell its people tbe truth? The "German victory" of Skagerrack is enveloped in legend. But how can the  .truth about it be kept from leaking  jyat? A Government suspected by the  jest of the world of unveracity cannot  ���������permanently dupe its own people. At  any moment Max Harden may blab  lhe inconvenient truth.���������New York  Jinies.  His Challengel  The judge looked over at the prisoner and said:  ���������'tXou are privileged to challenge any  member of'the jury now impaneled."  Hogan brightened. "Well, thin,"  ae said,' "yer Honor, oi'll foiglit the  ihmall mon wid wan eye, in the corner there forninst ye."  Wife Cured by Lydia E.  Pinkham's Vegetable  Compound  When   the   Blood   Becomes   Poor  Disease Speedily Follows  Every woman's health is peculiarly  dependent upon the condition of her  blood.   How many women suffer with  headache, pain in the back, poor appetite, weak digestion, a constant feeling  of weariness, palpitation' of the heart,  shortness   of  breath,   pallor   and nervousness.      Of course all these symptoms may not be present���������the  more  there are the worse the condition  of  the blood, and the more necessary that  you should begin to enrich it without  delay.    Vr.  Williams  Pink   Pills   are  beyond doubt the greatest blood-building tonic offered to the public to-day.  Every dose helps to make new, rich,  red blood which goes to every part of  the body and brings new health and  strength  to weak, despondent people.  Dr. Williams Pink Pills are valuable  to all women, but they are particularly,  useful to girls of school age who become pale, languid and nervous. Thin  blood during the growing years  of a  girl's life usually means a flat-chested,  hollow-chocked womanhood. There cati  be neither health nor beauty without  red  blood  which given  brightness  to  the eyes and color to the cheeks and  lips.    Dr. Williams-Pink Pills do all  this as is proved in thousands of cases.  Mrs. Wm. Rowe. Carlow avenue. Toronto,    says:���������"I    have    received    so  much benefit.from Dr. Williams Pink  Pills that I feel it my duty to recommend them to others.      I was about  completely  prostrated  with   anaemia.  I had no appetite, was terribly weak  and subject, to fainting spells.    I suffered greatly from dizziness, and the  various other  symptoms that accompany a bloodless condition.    Remedy  after remedy was tried but to no avail  until a friend advised nie lo  try Dr.  Williams'   Pink  Pills.      Before   completing the second box, I was again  enjoying   splendid   health,   and   have  since remained  in that happy condition."  You ean get, Dr. Williams Pink Pills  through any medicine dealer or by  mail at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for $'2.50 from Tho Dr. Williams Medicine Co.. Brockville, Ont.  Major Priestly, R.-A. M. C, whose  report on- the horrors of th Wittenberg hospital camp, shocked the world,  has received the C. M.'G. The King  emphasized the value of his service  to the whole subject of the treatment  of prisoners by Germany.  Minard's  Liniment Cures Colds,   Etc.  The Irish Problem  Irishmen  of all parties  and  creeds  have been fighting the common enemy  together with the Englishmen, Scotsmen, Welshmen, Canadians,  Australians, New Zealanders, and South Africans; and how can we be so bankrupt in statesmanship as not to secure  for the   future    settlement    enabling  Irishmen  to live  in  harmony  within  their  Island,   and   al  the  same   time  establishing Irish national  sentiment  as a reconciled and satisfied aspiration  making for the  strength  and  not.  the  weakness  of the  Empire?    Lastly,  it  should be evident to every Irishman,  as to every Briton, that an early solution of this problem would make a  real  addition to  the  strength  of  the  Empire in its present hour of strain.  Everybody who wants to win the war  must  recognize,  that,   whoever  helps  on an Irish settlement helps  to win  the war, and whoever hinders it hinders winning the war.   And when the  struggle is over, how much better able  the Empire    will  be  to  make    head  against .the problems which will then  throng iii upon it, if the ancient sore  has been healed beforehand.���������London  Chronicle.  A Partner With Dad  Wherein a Farmer's Son Was Encour-  Aged to Take an  Interest  in the Business  Yes. I like the farm and I am going  to stay with it," said a young man  who had just completed the short  course in a Middle Western college  of agriculture.  "The first property that I remember  ever having owned consisted of some  crippled and 'runt' chickens which  had been given to me by a neighbor.  I cared for them and when they were  sold I had three dollars to invest in  ducks.    In the duck deal I also put  er  To Foretell  Fine Weath  Many   Simple   Weather   Signs   Based  Uoon Sc'p������+'f;'-  c .,,������#..  If you want fine weather, look for  fine-weather signs. Here are some  of the most reliable, for thev are  based upon the scientific facts. "They  are given iu St. Nicholas:  When the sun sets in a sea of glorv.  that is, when the sunset skv is red.  you may expect clear weather on the  following day.  -,t",t-    ���������-  --.--���������  -t~y- j ��������� ���������_-,���������-.    At night,  when the  moon  is  clear  all the pennies  I had  received from J and shows clean edges,  with no halo  ?r "ug of mist surrounding it, there  is little danger of rain.  When the wind blows steadily from  the west the weather will continue  fair; it very rarely rains in the eastern States with the wind in the west.  Watch the smoke from a cbimnev  or from your campfire���������it is a good  barometer. If the smoke rises high  it means clear weather. The smoke  will also show you from which diction the wind is blowing; so will a  flag on an upright flagstaff.  A gray early morning.* not a heavy,  cloudy one, promises a fair dav.  A heavy dew at night is "seldom  iollowed by rain the next dav. Think  of it this way and you will remember  Wet ieet, dry head.  If there are no clouds at the western horizon, you need not worry  about others.  Dea Moines, Iowa.���������" Four years ago  1 was v������Jry sick and my lifo was nearly  Bpcnt. The doctors  stated that I would  never pet well with-  out an operation  nnd that without it  I would not Hvo ono  yoru*. My husband  objected to any  operation and got  mo somo of Lydia E.  Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. I took  The Russian government has ordered 200,000 tons of barbed wire in the  United States. This order will total  over twelve million dollars at present prices. Evidently the bear is in  the war to stay.���������Ottawa Citizen.  Mr. Bingley���������Where is the bargain  counteri- Shopwalker���������Tii.**re are several, sir. . What arc you looking for?  Mr. Bingley���������I'm looking for my wife!  Frcudom of the Seas  Mr Hal four shows that "the freedom  of the seas" is simply a German dodge  to cripple the uso of all naval power,  American as well as British. He shows  that it would paralyse the fleets of  the world while leaving the armies  fr.v to d.j w li at they pleasod  what the Germans desire.  what we in Great. Britain will never  permit. That also is what, no American who in capable of seeing what lies  behind a .speciously sentimental  phrase would dream of assenting to.  So fur as Mr Ibilfour's explanation  help*.! any American to realism) that  "the freedom of the seas" is nothing  but a German scheme to make inter  That, is  That  is  For  Pure Goodness  and   delicious,   snappy   flavour  no other food-drink equals  mother for gathering up the eggs. The.  next season I sold, ducks and eggs to  the value of $17.85.'  "I added some savings from other  sources and was able to buy a grade  Hereford steer for $27.50. To pay for  the. keep of this fellow I grew a patch  of corn and helped to replant and  weed all on the place. When the steer  was ready for market I sold it for  sixty dollars and bought a mule colt,  the pick of a bunch of twelve that  father had bought. I kept the mule,  broke it and worked it until it was  five-year old.  "It was just about this time that  the bank in which father is interested  voted to i.r-UG some additional sto>:.  I sold the mule and became a banker.  With the returns on this investment,  added to from some small farm produce sales, I bought another steer.  When it was fattened I bad left  seventy-two dollars, and with this and  more bank dividends I branched out  in the cattle business, buying three  steers this time. These were fattened  with three or four carloads that father  was feeding, but I paid my part. These  steers brought me $215.  "The spring after the three steers  were sold father was buying mules,  'picking them up.' A very likely span  of three-year-olds was bought for $225.  The steer money and some of that  year's bank dividend paid the bill.  "Sinc>2 that time I have bought, a  wagon, a good set of harness and a  cultivator, making payment out of  the bank stock dividends.  "In the winter of 1912-13 I bought  sixteen head of black calves, which  were sold next May for $800. The  money was invested in Shorthorn  cows, whicli with their calves arc now-  worth twice  what they cost.  "Yes, I'm going back homo. Father  was over here during Farmers' Week,  and although ho has always believed  in up-to-date methods be is stronger  than ever for them now because of  his visit. We built a silo last summer, and we have owned a manure  spreader so long that it's almost worn  out.  "We havo 540 acres now. Father  has sold me an interest in the place  and we are going to lie partners."���������  W, L. Nelson in the Country Gentleman.  A -ni  "ililiiU.  it and   commenced  ,,,,-*onni i���������w the handmaid of military  .to tfot better and am now well,  am   de.spot.Lsm,  it  will be  very   useful.--  atoutand nhlo to tlo my own housework.  i can recommend lho Vegetable Compound to any woman who is sick and  run down-an a wonderful strength nnd  .health restorer. My husband says I  would havo boen in my gravo cro this  If It had. not boon for your Vcgetablo  ���������Compound. "���������Mrs. Blanciiu .Ieffek-  -iON, 7051 i^yon St,, Doa Moinea, Iowa.  Before eubmittin-*; lo a r;urf**ic.al operation it ia wise to try to build up tho  ,/cmalo flyotom and euro it?, doraniro-  ujciilu wiiu Lyuiu E. Piiikliiun'n Ve-jo-  ;iablo Compound; it hnui Raved many  women from surgical operationa.  Write to the Tjydia JR. Plnlcliam  Hodleliic Co., Tjyrni, Miihs., for  _     . ��������� ��������� ...  . t. .m . ���������    m  iStrtI.WMj������>r-JlU VtXMX W<L*t>1/������������������**J**~'������*'������'������������������������  London Daily Mail.  Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Garget   in  Cowi.  VV.  N.      U.  1114  When the Dairy Act, relating lo pny-  ing for milk test at, cheese factories,  comes into force then.* will he an in-  centivv for patrons to .select, mid breed  their herds for hut.ter-fat. production.  Under the old method of paying according to quantity, the patron with  the low testing Iijm-<I xj'ii^ liehi^ paid  more* than his milk wits really worth  for iniikin^ cheese, while the hh-h  lectin}1 milk was sold below value. ���������-  rainier.,'  Advocate.  " I I ,.'. I .-,        'I',. ...  I     \f\.. .   i ��������� ���������  about your having son'.  ,l,.,,,r..C"   '���������!������-..   ���������.-,,'..    ..o  labor-saving  . X   . I ��������� - ,  ill  to marry an hi-iiv.'o."  Made of wheat and a bit of  wholesome molasses, it has rich  color, aroma and taste, yet contains no harmful elements.  This  hot. table drink  is  ideal  for   children   nnd   particularly  satisfying to all with whom tea  or coffee disagrees.  Postum comes in two forma:  The original Postum Cereal requires boiling; Instant Poi.tuin  is made in the cup instantly, by  adding boiling water.  l'or a iixiod liinc at table and  bettor lioalth al! 'round Po.,t;im  tells its own story.  "There's a Reason"  .Sold   by   Grocers   every'.vh*-re.  Cniinilinn I\tsiiini Orv.iIC'**.,  \\ iini-i'ir, Out.  t.'jJ..  Why suffer from corns when they  can lie painlessly rooted out by using  Holloway's Corn Cure.  The Future of India  Men who are good enough to fight  the battles of tho Empire in France  cannot bo denied the gift of at least  a great measure of autonomy in tluvr  affairs at home. Put the whole atmosphere of our relations to India  will certainly be found to have undergone a cluing*"* as the result of the  war. Tndin has identified herself with  the Empire in a manner never dreamt  of hitherto ; she can no more be treated  as nn appendage, to be dragged inertly in the wake of the living body  of the Empire. Certainly she can no  more be. "forgotten." Anyone acquainted with the startling developments  of politioal self-conseiousness in India during those few mouths, among  the Princes, among the soldiers in  France, among their relatives and  friends at, homo in India, will assuredly testify to tlio gravity of the task  before us.���������London Daily News.  Trade   Opening*   in   Russia  ITur-.-ia *..* '-ure tr. r,*-',[i*,i*v viv.-.t rpi',n-  tities of rails, locomotives, agricultural and milling machinery in the  reconstructive era whicli is to billow  the lean years of demolition and inanition. The i-winau rino people <!<. not  intend to stand still, and a new light  dawns already upon the d,*rl-iie--.-. of  medieval superstition and ifiioriiiiCi*  among the peasantry. Tin* population  must hi* t:i'i"ht to buy, and circular  literature ������m hoi miiiicc mr that education. The men wlm !?el He* birducHS  j wiii in* tiiJj-e wiijj mi aiiei it. in per-  boii.��������� Philadelphia  Ledger.  s are saiu oiten io show by  their actions what tho weather will  be, and there is reason in this. Some  of them certainly have a knowledge  of coming storms. We are told that  spiders are especially sensitive to  weather changes, and, when thev  make new webs the weather will be  fair; if they continue spining during  a shower, it will soon clear off.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Gents,���������I cured a valuable huntin*;  dog of mange with MINARD'S LINIMENT after several voterinaries had  treated him without doing him any  permanent good.  Yours. &.C.,  WILFRID GAGNE.  Prop, of Grand Central Hotel,  Drummondville,  Aug.  3,   '04.  Canada's First Farmer  The first fanner settler in Can ad.%  who lived on the produce of the soil  was Louis Hebert. an apothecary from  Paris, who landed in Quebec in 1017  with his wife aud children, and at  once started to clear and cultivate the  soil on Avhat is now the site of tlni  Cathedral of Quebec, of the Seminary  and of thia part of the Upper To wit  extending from Ste. FainiHe street to  tbe Hotel Dieu. At that time that  part of the city was called "Hebort's  Farm." With a spade as his only  tool, he worked and re-worked the soil  untU ho was ready to receive seed.  He throw in the seed from France,  planted apple and rose trees, and at  lust, saw undulating in the breeze, tho  golden ears, the flowers and fruit-i  from his motherland. The third eon.  tenary of tho landing of Louis Hebert  will bo commemorated in Quebec iu  1017. nnd a Citizen's Committee has  been formed io erect ti monument to  tho first farmer of the colony.  thai',  just  O'Toole���������Phwat's iho matter  ye didn't spake to Mulligan  now?    Have  ye quarrelled?'  O'ilrien���������That wc have not.    That'*  the insurance av our frindship.  O'Toole���������-Phwut do ye mane?  O'Brien-Sure it's litis way. Mulligan an* I arc that devoted* to wan  another that we can't bear the idea  of a quarrel; an' as we nre both  in nighty quick-tempered we've resolved not to spake lo wan another at all,  for four we break tin**  frindshtp.  "Did you say be lived in Now York  d.iy in iiiel day mil?" "No, day in  anil night out!"  tmrtmmWmtm*   J^"'^*!   tyM^  ���������  inflamed by cx-vo-  tL/,#%,*������ quickly relieved by Murlntt  / vf tEJJWSi fcyeRemedy. No Situuiinfr.  rr     T^      . ."   *mt ^y** Comfort.   Al  Vour Prog-gut** soc per Mottle. Murine Eya  CabcJaTubciiSc. ������-V,rlAft0k*hbftfr.y������lrf������������!1,tr.  Uiu^m.u oi Murine i-tyft Um$i������ *>., OMsBgtf  ���������U THE CRESTON REVIEW  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription : $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. F. Hayes. Owner and Editor.  (RESTON, B.C., FRIDAY. AUG.   4  Although the election campaign  only  opened officially  yesterday a  considerable  noise  like  betting is  already heard about  town,   and, if  dame rumor  speaks  correctly, the  fun   in   this  line   has  not   hardly  started yet, for we  have heard on  several occasions of  a $2,000  fund ���������  for this purpose that  one side  has j  already   raised,    while   the   other  fellows were out on the hunt for an j  equal amount   with whieh   to meet  any emergency.  Personally we are doing nothing  iu th*:* betting line for the good and  sufficient reason   that cash   capital1  is limited: were there a   surplus of!  it we would b*3 inclined to pay some'  of our debts  with   it.    We  wish a  lot of others  would  follow   our example���������particularly   those   in debt  to The Review (if you are in doubt  look at   the   address  label on   the  Review you have in hand.  Still, this little preachment is!  not for the purpose oi discouraging  betting, an evil though it is. but to  suggest that the makers of bets  agree that the winner shall pay,  in part or in full, any unearned gain  of this sort to the Patriotic* Fund  or the Red Cross.  There should be no serious objection to the suggestion. Certainly the winner is nothing out of  I>ocket by turning over his winnings aud as for the loser, he won't  worry; his money is gone anyway.  As a matter of fact such a system  might encourage the laying of  odds, and surely in such a cause no  harm can come of doing evil that  good may result.  Of course an official stakeholder  will be necessary. But this feature  presents no difficulty, for it is  reasonably certain that under these  circumstances Mr. Henry Lyne,  president of the local patriotic  fund, will officiate in cases where  that organization is to be gainer,  while an equally-stanch Red Cross  booster like Jas. Cherrington would  have no qualms of conscience were  he entrusted with the task of  husbanding the plunder of the  plungers who prefer the ladies  organization to pro lit by their  good or ill venturings.  political history that should alone  make the 1916 campaign   historic.  The Watte retirement ib also  noteworthy from the angle that,  politically considered, it eclipses  the Damon and Pythias incident.  With these gentlemen it was a  matter of sacrificing for a friend,  while with Mr. Watts its a matter  of passing into political obiiyion  for the sake of an enemy. In many  cases such self-effacement would  almost merit a senatorship, though  hardly for Albert Edward, we fear.  While  the   hibernation   of   i-*ir.  Watts will enable  the   Cranbrook  Conservatives to put on a seemingly united front The  Review  cannot help thinking that   Dr.   King's  election   is   the one best bet in  the  whole   election   area.    And   there  are others that take this same view.  One   of   the     previously-foremost  Conservative workers in Cranbrook  has   money    to    wager   with   any  Cavenito  tliat Mr. Cavov������   will not  win.     And this isn't a case   of sour  grapes, either.    The gentleman   in  question,    we   are    told,     has    on  occasions   stated    his  aversion   to  having anything   to do   with   the  juice of the grape  -or anything of  the sort -i"n its fermented state,   of  course.  " This country is in the throes of a leather famine. Unless the world develops a  a substitute for leather within two years America will be tho next wooden-  shoe' nation. Shoes will cost $10 a pair, high-legged boots will be a luxury  beyond tne reach of all save millionaires, and the people will wear wooden shoes,  sandals or go barefooted." These were declarations made by delegates to the  Shoe Retailers Association at Chicagojast week.  *~%x     H  \J& %E      a^v^      UIC       ��������� ���������   Ia3^  The truthfulness of the paragraph above has already dawned on some judging by the steady  demand there is for footwear.  Since our stock was received the manufacturers have notified us of a 25 per cent, advance  on all lines, with a prospect of another raise in the early fall.  It will be wisdom to anticipate your shoe needs. Our complete stock of the DAYFOOT,  SLATER, and other well known makes is still selling at the old prices. When we have  to renlaee them they will be a dollar a pair higher.  'Huv now, while the stock is unbroken.    You'll save big money.  The Fi&ht Starts  General  Not even   the oldest   inhabitant  can recall a B.C. provincial election  that promised so many    thrills and  general excitement, due   to  its ex-^  pected closeness, as the  campaign  which   was opened     with   official  j nominations yesterday.  I     in every one of   the thirty-seven  i ridings,  which will   elect a total of  forty-five   members,   there are   at  least two  candidates.    Some have  three  aspirants,    while in    Prince  George Hon. W.   R.   Ross  is running  in   a field   of  four  would-be Editor Review:  SPEE  ���������    British Columbia  Merchant  matter who wins you'll get just  exactly the kind of government the  people voted for."  LETTERS TO THE EDSTOF  Socialism: Fiction and Facts  ExSt Watts  The dove of peace tliat has been  Muttering about the Conservative  dovecot at Cranbrook has at last  alighted. At a gathering of the  warring factions the latter part of  the week A. E. Watts gracefully  withdrew from the contest. Mo  had learned that tin* higher-ups in  the party preferred Mr. Caven  nhould be the standard bearer and  he bowed to thoir wishes.  In making this surprome political  sacrifice Mr. Watts doos .so with  'ho best of grace. From now until  t he last ballot is marked he will  have his coat off laboring overtime, if need be, to secure the ro-  t.urn of his one-time hated-rival���������  ��������� ir tlu- despised of the ruction that  pushed Mr. Watts into the ring.  .lust how extensively Mr. Watts'  sri-vices will be availed of will be  watched with interest. Politics  makes strange bedfellows we are  told, but, after ths pleasantries  exchanged while the fact,ions woro  nt mils, to say nothing of the  general impression tliat th** Wotfs-  burg windmill in niucli in*ire apt  ut   li'Mlhg votes than    making timm,  <h<-   Mfwct n**h*   of   th  Wat,  ,h    ai  id  < 'avi'ii   (-liquoH    sitting     cheek   by  jowl and   whooping Yi    tip  for tlio  "-��������� ... ,.        ,m   l ���������  legislators.  To the premier and his supporters the fight is a complicated one.  For some years previous most* of  the electorate was so prosperous  (or thought they were), or so well  satisfied with things, aud the  opposition so disorganized that it  was never a matter of who would  be returned, but simply a question  of what majority will the government have.  This trip the scene is changed.  Most of the real or alleged prosperity has vanished. The Liberals  have a grand organization, a fine  lot of candidates, are as full of  light and confidence as the Allies  troops on the western fr������- nt���������and  have no government errors of  either omission or commission to  answer for.  The government Forces are marshalled under a new leader. Tliere  have been mistakes in. tho past, he  admits, but on the whole tho new  head asserts that B.C. has maintained its placo splendidly in the  triumphal march of progress all  the Canadian province-* have mado  within a decado. Besides, ho points  to the beneficial legislation enacted  at the First session since he assumed  supremo command and assures that  bigger and bettor things are to  como.  Takon riding by riding the two  old-parly candidates acorn to be of  protty equal strength so that, neither  side can attribute its defeat to a  poor lot of standard bearers. Both  have likely platforms to campaign  upon, and a considerable nuinbor  of tlu. ran!; aud file to help with  the good work.  The free and independent elector  intuit, nix weeks hoi ico, chooso between an old friend who has gono  astray on occasions but who claims  to have brought forth fruits moot  for repentance and assures it is now  io Ih.. it',,i.j-i^ht A.'.'.'.l narrow wity ���������<������  Htay, or entrust, tho destiny of tho  province to a now and equally com  potent    administration.       Ard.    as  VI IJ *l 1 tl  "     ' ������������������ ���������        ....,-��������� 1.1 f     t,t\ll,,t.t,..l, 1,11  Sir,���������We notice in your last issue of  The Review a rather lengthy epistle  mined   in   Rossland   by   one   Cayley  wherein he sets forth HIS ideas as to  what Socialism is, stands for,  or may  be likened  to.    By  the time  we got  through   his    meanderings,    we   are  brought to   view the whole lingo as  nothing more or less than the product  of a benighted and prejudiced mind.  Such froth and fiction may catch  the  unwary, and ignorant, of the squaw-  fish and sucker class,   but not so  the  reader   of average intelligence,   who  has given the subject any study at aii.  Like unto others  of a  "particular religious eult" it is very evident he  is  more concerned in villifyitig Socialism  than he is in seeking the truth; judged from the maladroit, spirit ami matter of his talk; we view him as belonging to the cheap  order of critics and  prejudiced purveyors of mis-represent-  ation-   Anent his remarks as to religion,      marriage,      free-love,     etc.,  we need not dwell  other than to say  that to a   mind such  as he discloses,  evil be t.o him who evil thinks,and by  the way, speaking of free love, what  ha ye wo pot in tho  world today ?   As  to  religion  that concerns tlio future  and the unknown, as to Socialism that  concerns   the   present life, here   and  now, and mothinlcs  that any religion  that stands an obstacle in the way of  social evolution is doomed and that of  a certainty.    Since we come to   ieavn  from Kail Marx and  his exposition of  tho materialistic conception of history  that   "Tho mode   of   production   in  material  life determines the general  character of the social, political   and  spiritual processes of life."   Mr. Cayley ignores this irrefutable fact whon  ho  uses   present   day    reasoning  of  things and actions as applicable   to a  future   oomnionwoalth.     Thoro   is   u  world of difforonco as between   tho  words   competitive and cooperative.  Today under a competitive, system wo  observe tho capitalist class extracting  profits from the workers the world  over,  thus wo find  two dnnnes  with  intvi-i'Kts diametrically opposed to each  other,  and   all   Lhut  ontalli).    On the  other hand a co-operative system is a  state of cooperative producers, devoid  of classes  with  fixed and conflicting  interests.    In othor words a .Socialist  society is one based  on the system of  public or collective ownemlilp  of  the  miitviial   instruments  of  production,  dcuini-riitic      lulininsl ration     ot     the  ludui'ti-lesi, nnd cooperative labor; and  the guiding principle of Ninth  society  nniht   bo the   recognition  of the right  j>f j.vi.,t,.,,r-i. mid ouinymont, inherent  in every human being. Class distinctions will be absent; and in a society,  in which the material interest of all  citizens are identical the motives for  all crimes against property and for  many crimes against the person are  removed.  This is the Socialism we. believe in  as the logical, the natural, and  necessai*y outcome of industrial  evolution.  The fact that a man becomes convinced of the truth of Socialism does  not make him either a saint or a sinner, and to pick out an individual sinner and condemn the whole movement because of the sins of one is eyi-  dence of a narrow and prejudiced  mind. Because a priest committed  murder or adultery would you condemn the wholo christian religion ?  At that, Mr. Caley cannot accuse  Helen Marx of believing in promiscuous sex relationship, for her free-love  marriage was so binding to her that  when Dr. Aneling proved unfaithful  she committed suicide. On the other  hand the fact that: Dr. Aneling was  legally married to his first wife did  not make him faithful.  Mr. Caley declares that "Economic  determinism" or the "Materialistic  conception" of history" is the first  principle of Socialism, and that a man  cannot accept: this belief unless he.is  an atheist. In writing to a student  in 18110 Engels saiel, "Marx and I arc  partly responsible for the fact that the  younger men have sometimes laid  moro stress on the economic side than  it deserves. In meeting the attacks of  our opponents it was necessary for us  to emphasize its dominant principle  donied by them; and we did not  always havo tho timo, placo or opportunity to lot tho other factors, which  were concerned in the mutual action  and reaction, got their deserts."  Again he said, "Hut when anyone  distorts this ho as to road that tho economic factor is the solo element, ho  converts tho statement into a meaningless, abstract, absurd phrase. Tho  economic condition is tho biiHls, but  tho various elements in the superstructure���������tho political forms of tho  class contents, nnd tholr results, tho  constitution���������the legal forms and also  all the reflexes of thoso actual contests in tho brains of tho participants,  t.ho political, legal, philosophical tho-  orios, the religious views; nil thoso  exert an influence on tho development of tho historical struggles, and  in many instances determine thoir  form." Surely even Mr. Caloy cannot  dony that wireless telegraphy and  high-powered cannon is giving us a  history today wc could not got if wo  still depended on foot runners and  sling shots.  noiveviu  m������, v.'ji,) m-^  riikyiV.  stand I am dealing with .Socialism  "pure and simple," and not with mistaken C<!IIC<-|li,'lCI|IN,"    ((nil    ii,   ������������.< V.'������'.. ....  uu by the timo we got thi-oufj*-h his  learned elaboration of the subject,  that, his knowledge of Socialism "pure  and simple'' is very negligible as com  pared   with    the   ignorance    therein  displayed,  as he proceeds to make a  test of Socialism   by constructing an  "imaginary" Commonwealth, winding-  up  by    saying    "The   truth  is   that  Socialists are ashamed of their  ideas  when they  see  them   worked  out  in  concrete tangible form.    Whew ! Got.t  save us  from  all  such   prevarication.  Ye defenders of this present system  of society, and its fruits, as evident in  Europe   today,   upon    whom   is   the  the   blame    and   the   -shame?    As   a  movement   Socialism  stands unalterably opposed to war, ami  that of a  truth, knowing nothing of shame,   in  its advocacy   of human  brotherhood,  social betterment aud uplift of human  society.    We   confess we. are  not as  strong on the "imaginary"  as we arc  in seeking to establish the  "reality"  and we have enough faith in   common  humanity animated  by the spirit of  social-democracy  to believe that,   in  the evolution of human society from  autocratic class rule or regime, to that  of   true   democracy   established   and  operative     through   ,a    Co-operative  Commonwealth,    that   Mr.    Cayley's  imaginary   commonwealth comes   a-  bout as near duplicating the evolutionary reality as a wooden Indian does a  real live   man.   As a finishing touch  to his imaginary picture,  and on  a  par with  his line   of thought,  doubtless he would havo us belioye also that  with tho Socialist system operative we  would find  ourselves digging lemons  with   a,   fork,   and picking   potatoes  from t ho trees. , ���������>.  Further ho says "I cannot see that  Socialism will do away with the incentive to steal, when it is to bo usher  ed in with wholesale theft, and  robbery. Thoy would expropriate  without compensation all active capital To confiscate all lucrative property is declared by every Socialist,  platform nn nbsohtto necessity." We  brand all such distorted ideas as falsi*  and absolutely untrue to facts. .Will  Mr. Cayloy kindly furnish tho proof,  and oblige as wltli a. copy of tho platform and principles of that Socialist  party wherein appear thowords "confiscation'' iindexpropriation. Socialism  or tho Socialist movement is to be  judged by its party platform, and not  by what any ono individual exponent  may state as Socialism, or his views  or rendering of it. Tako thon the  platform of the Socialist party of  Canada and upon this point wo llnd it  reads as follows *. Tho transformation  as rapidly as po.ssiblo of capitalist  property in tho means of wealth production (natural resources, fact orios,  mills, railroads, etc.) into the collective  property. . . ." and no such words  as "confiscation" or "expropriation"  appear therein. However transformation may wpoll either of the two former  words to a. biased or prejudiced mind  possibly. By the way, did it. over  dawn upon hhx mind thnt, confiscation  or expropriation ou the ono hand may  simply spell ivntitulioti ov - c.stoi.itinn  on tho other. Under democratic rule  |('Oiitinucd on Page 5  TJLZ  aMjj'Si'ffla'aiiaa::;::: ***mnm*mxmmuim  I  I  F  ���������������  &>  In  THH  CRESTON   REVIEW  /  TL-  ������������������i.j***tajjs.iirJ  mm  Socialism: Fiction and Facts  HI ITU  *  I  ���������made from Creston Valley cream, which helps to  account for tts unequalled  flavor and popularity with  the many who are using it.  JACKSON'S   GKOCEBY  department has always  [Continued from Page 4  the will of the majority of the people  will stand surpreme at all times they  may deem it fit to exercise it; as to  the means employed, or course of  procedure, that is secondary for decision. That there may be more than  one course open may be admitted, as  to which course may be taken lies  beyond us for the future to decide,  once action is resolved upon.  We recall the fact that when the  people of the U.S. decided to give the  Ave million chattel slaves in the southern states their freedom, and valu< d  at one billion dollars, they did so with-  m-m        *���������������*������������������ /-*������ ������-t Wi  o^-z^^ly   t-tT  OtUJjIi    UJ  jranbrook gutter yo.  CRANBROOK,   B.C.  IMnrk  GET  YOUB  Plumbings Tinning ann  <���������������%* ������jji* m mmm  I  Done  by  W. B. Embree  Tbe sarisfactioQ of work   wet1   done  i'l rer* ii*t-i*������ .tft-er the price ip forao������,-**eu  ont compensation to their owners we  believe,   who   doubtless   viewed   the  proceedure as   confiscation    of   their  property.   While on the other hand  when   slavery  was abolished in  the  colonies of England an indemnity was  paid to the slave owners; thnswe come  to say that expediency may decide as  to the future transformation of capitalist   property   into    the.   common   or  collective property of the people as a  whole.    Further, anent this question  of   property    we take   the following  excerpt   from   the   last   issue  of the  American  Socialist, as appearing   in  draft of party platform.    "So long as  the few own and control the economic  'ife of the nation   the  many  must be  enslaved,   poverty must coexist with  riotous luxury, and civil strife prevail.  The Socialist party  would end these  conditions by reorganizing the life of  the nation upon the basisof Socialism.  Socialism  would  not abolish private  property, but greatly extend it.    We  believe that every human being should  which the capitalist get as his share  of what the  worker  produces is all  clear   profit.    Some is used for  raw  material, etc., but by far the 'larger  portion of it is worse than   wasted because under this competitsve system  it must pass through so many needleless hands in the form of rent,interest  and profit).    Be it observed however  that  each   man,   woman   and   child  produced   in   round   numbers   $3,500  through the sweat of their face, and  should haye received this amount as  their just reward; but according to  Census Bulletin No. 150 they only received  in wages an average of $437  dollars.   These are facts and figures,  and not fietion.  One word regarding Capital which  Mr. Caley emphasizes; we give it in  conversational form:  DEAIjKR in  High QiassBoots and Shoes  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Speciatly  Boar for Service  Registered -L<arge Jiingiish Berkshire Boar������ Creston Boy, tor ser.vice.  Fee $3. STOCKS & JACKSON,  Mountain View Ranch.  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, tho North-  West Territory and in a portion of tho  Province of British Columbia, may be  leased for a term of twenty-one years  at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,500 acres will be leased to  one applicant.  Application foi a lease must be made  by tho applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of tho district in whioh  tho rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  bo described by sections, or legal subdivisions oi sections, and in unsnrvey-  iwi territory tho tract applied for shall  be staked out by the applicant himself,  ESaeh application must be accompanied by a foe of $5 which will be refunded if the rights applied for are not  avallablo, but not otherwise. A royalty  shall bu paid on the merchantable output of tho mine at tho rato of five cents  por ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish tho Agent with sworn returns  accounting for tho full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If tho coal mining  rights are not being out-ruled, tnich  returns should he furnished at least  once a year.  Tho lease will include the coal mining  rights only, but the lessee may be permitted to purchase whatever available  surface rights may he necessary for the  g of the mine at the rato of jJtlO  working  an acre.  For full information application  Hhould he made to the Secretary of the  Department of the interior, Ottawa,  or to any agent or Hub-Agent of  Dominion 1,iuuIh.  W. W, CORY, Deputy Minister or  tin- Interior.  y..l\    V:\ :v*.*V'*���������?*<*'1 wiiWlciitlriiwif thiw  advitrtisement will'not be paid for.  have and own all the things which he  can use to advantage,  for the enrichment of his own life, without imposing disadvantage or burden upon any  other   human   being.      Socialism admits the private- ownership and individual direction  of all things, tools,  economic   processes    and    functions  which are individualistic in character  and requires the collective ownership  and democratic control and direction  of those which are social and collect!v-  istic in character."  Because a  wrong., or robber system}  obtains today is no i*eason or argument why it should continue, neither  will it last very long once the majority  of the people get sufficiently wise and  educated   to, know   what constitutes  their true interests, natural rights and  liberties     Herbert Spencer we think  it is who puts  the query "How long  must a wrong obtain or exist before  it comes to be recognized and defended  as a Bight?���������and so we come to view  all those of today who "wise in their  own conceit" uphold  and defend the  present system as being either right,  just, or human, as troglodites who had  better hike  back  to their caves and  don natures hairy garb.  Further, Mr. Cayley says, "It is not  true that labor produces $10 daily and  gets only two and it is estimated that  capital gets only 6% while labor gets  approximately    04%."   That's    going  some.    Well, Mr. Cayley may know a  whole lot, butlisten to this, as evidence  as  to   the falsity   of   his   argument,  which comes first to hand.    At the St.  Louis  World's Fair were  to be seen  one   hundred   people   making twelye  hundred   pairs of   $3,50 shoes every  eight    hours.     The    superintendent  gave it that three pairs out of each  twelve would more than pay for the  raw material,  interest, on  money- invested,   wear of   machinery,   boxing,  dray ing.   foreman's    wages   and   all  other   expenses.    That, granted  each  workman would then have nine pairs,  not, as his share for  one day's work.  But suppose we take out still another  pair for maintaining schools, hospitals,  old age pensions, etc., then eacn workman would stili havo eight pairs left  for himself as a result of eight hours'  work.   In other words, he would have  one   pair  of   shoes   for   each   hours'  work.   A large number of those workers wero boys and girls who received  aa low as 75 ceutn per day, while the  highest salary was $3 25 por day, not  enough to buy back one-twelfth   of  what each person created daily.   To  be just, each shoe worker should have  been paid eight times $3.50 or a total  of $28.00 per   day.   We   haye   here  shown  that the  shoe   workers were  irobhi.'.d   o  created  robbery in all industries, uncording to  I lie U.S. census reports:   In tho year  1800,1.250,783 men, women and children,   working in 5155,111 factories, produced goods valued at- $M,055,1.01 ,-liH������  dollars retail   price.   They received in  wages $1,801,228,321 dollars.   The pro-  Uucerii, tlioretoi-e, could   im-/ ������������*r.!; hv.l  one-eight of the wealth they produced.  And later reports nhow   it still greater  rubbery, Iicchuhc of the more modern  and   labor  saying machinery.   (It w  i not   elnimcii   iinu    i.m*   m-v���������.-���������..���������>.-���������(.������,"..������/..  "What did. you tell that man just  now?  " I told him to hurry.  "What right have you to tell him to  hurry?"  " I pay him to hurry.  "What do you pay him ?  "Two dollars a day.  " Where do you get the money with  which to pay him ?  " I sell nricks.  " Who makes the bricks?  " He does.  "How many bricks does he make?  " Twenty-four men can make 24,000  bricks a day.  " How much  do  you   get   for   the  bricks ?  " I get $7 per thousand.  " Tfien instead of your paying him,  he pays you  $5 a day for standing  round telling him to hurry ?  " Well, but I own the macninery.  " How did you get the machinery?  " Sold bricks and bought it.  " Who "made the bricks?  "Shut up I   You'll make the fools  wake up,  and they'll take the  bricks  for themselves, along with the capital  they first created."  Further, an ent Capital, Abraham  Lincoln has this to say in his annual  message to Congress, 1863: " Labor is  prior to aud independent of Capital.  Capital is but the fruit of labor and  would never haye existed had labor  not existed. Labor is superior to capital,  and deserves   much the  higher  Cranbrook Bank of Commerce last  month took  in over $2000 of placer  gold���������all   washed   from Wild   Horse  [Creek.  Wild ssrawberries are very plentiful  around Biairmore at the present time,  and many berry-picking parties are  being organized.  The offer of strawberries at three  cents a pound on the vines at Mirror  Lake almost depleted Kaslo of female  population the early part of the week.  By a vote of 170 to 4 Fernie Presbyterians and Methodists have agreed to  amalgamate. Rev. D. M. Perley,  Methodist, will have charge of the  union church until June next.  A new English Church is to be erected at Waldo.  Nelson wiii have its usual fail fair  on Sept. 27 and 28.  Whooping cough is prevalent in the  Columbia Heights suburb of Trail..  Flower garden thieving is quite  common in the east end of Rossland.  There are 23 polling places in the  Trail riding, and 1,991 names on the  voters list.  Some 17.000 tons of ore have been  Bent to the Trail smelter in 1916 by 18  American mines.  The sawmill at Gerard has sold the  season's cut of lumber to the Fernie  Lumber Co. at Calgary.  20 out of 24 of the Trail school entrance candidates were successful in  passing the recent exams.  The young Poultry that you expect to be egg-producers this fall and early-winter should be having your  best attention.  X 111*3   1������   LUC  worst  uiu&c; ua auxx  for Poultry Mites.  the  Unless  promptly  exterminated  they  retard  development of the young bird seriously.  To make an easy and quick clean-up of the pest  nothing quite equals  We've used it, and we know. Easy to work with and  a dead sure mite killer. Come in and let us teii you  all about it.    It's a pleasure to do so.  consideration, Caley's profound bu*s=  combe to the contrary notwithstanding.  The crucifixion  of labor under this  present capitalist regime stands before  the bar of justice and reason an unmitigated crime,  and the social conscience the world over is awakening  to the fact, and is going to redress this  monumental wrong under which the  millions are suffering today.     Human  life counted as nothing, crushed, blasted, and bled to death ;   the  yonng denied   the right to   childhood's  days,  sentenced to servitude in mill and factory ; hopeless,  joyless, sunless, they  pass on and out, never having known  of life in its true sense;   and all this  simply to  satisfy the God Profit of  this present   day   capitalistic - profit-  mongering system.  "No fledgling feeds the father bird.  No chicken feeds the hen;  No kittpn mouses for tl e cat���������  This glory is for men.  "We are the wisest, strongest, race,  Loud may our praise be sung;  The only animal alive  That lives upon its yonng."  FOR HAYING AND HARVESTING  machine Gil.    Kay Forks.  Good goods.  -r>_l   XUtKtJS.  ouyi/uoa,  Xtst\  KXJKs.  Prices right.  General Store  ?..?fjj- ��������� mr     ���������^J**j* ||  Creston  Phone 81  SSB  GoRsoiidafed Mining  Canada,  OFFICE,  TRAIL.  SMELTING   AND  & Smelting Go. sf  Limited  REFINING   DEPARTMENT  BRITISH COLUMBIA  SMELTERS AND REF'iNERS  PURCHASERS CF  GOLD,   SILVER,   COPPER AND LEAD   CRES  TRAIL BRAND PIG LEAD.  BLUE&TONE AND SPELTER  "���������* I'cyen-eight'-i of what thoy  Here follows   the average  In   conclusion  we   believe   a   more  human and just state or system  of  society possible, and we   haye enough  of the human left in us to do  "our  bit" towards its attainment,  and not  be as carping critics and obstructionists in the way of social evolution and  human  progress.   We    believe  in   a  future state of society that shall know  nothing of poyerty,    vice   or crime.  When neither unpaid labor nor children's   blood    shall    be    coined    Into  dividends.    When    thero    shall'    no  longer bo any wars or rumors of wars;  when hunger want and famine shall  be forgotten.    When  no longer one  class  shall   enslave   another.   When  overy man who will, may labor freely,  gladly, whether with hand or. brain,  and receive the full  product  of his  toil, undiminished by any profit talcing    class.    When     crowns,     titles,  8Wc-.i.*ds  and   droadnanghts  shall   bo  known only to history, or the antiquarian.    When   the earth aud   thu  fullness thereof shall belong to  the  whole people, aud not to a priveledgod  class.   Such   a much desired state of  society ia possible, and is the inspiring  hope of millions today as they behold  tke dawning rays of the   rising sun of  a   Socialistic   Commonwealth,   neath  which   luuu     shall   hail   .ill   men   ut.  brothers, with Calylfim and ICalnorism  rolcgalcd to the realms of oblivion.  Thanking yon, Mr. Kditor, for the uho  of your columns. ,T. A. LimiA'f ie.  Crouton, August 1.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  nwWjTTfiriiWiw ������ minium  STR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.. M-D. D.O.L., Tree-Went  JOHN AIR.D, General Manoirer. II. V. F. JONIiS. Aew't Gcnerul Mr.nr.cer  CAPITAL, $15,000,000     RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000  SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS  Interest at .'he current rate is allowed on all deposits ot $1 and  upwards Careful attention is given to every account. Small account's  nre wclcomtd.    Accounts m;iy be opened arid operated hy mail  Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, wuh-  annwils to be made by any oao of them or I./ the survivor. S50  C. G. BENNETT  Manager Crest on Branch  I Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables 1  I lanu  j|   Shipment of McLaugliu Sleighs and Cutters ou  i TEAM   SLEIGHS  Harness, Single and Double and Supp ies on Hnnd  Q:vcral Sets of Second-Hand Harness  It- is htilted that but little wood is  T/j-Siv Ct'.t in the blir.h f'*-*** ������������������������������������������#.���������������*���������" eon-  Humptlon. and lhat Ka-ilo people are  aut.ieipatnng a wood famine, thin win*  ter, notwithstanding the fact that a  considerable,   quantity   Iuih   been  ga-  WJV/'  COAL FOR SALE  |   Sleighs and Cullers  H. S. McCreath, Prop.  hone. (Hi Sirdar Avenue iSojr M  I  I  i  i  ���������n  <*0>  ft  *  ������������  ft  *������  :-  iH|MHHi|^^  mmmmmmm aa**  STH^ REVIEW* CKESTON. B. G*  INSURANCE  COMPANY  An  Exclusively   Canadian   Company  Assets Over  Pour  Million  Dollar*  KITCHENER  (By   Robert  J.   C.   Stead,}  An Excelsior Policy is a Money Saver.  Get One To-day, j  Weep, waves of l-mgland! Nobler clay  Was ne'er to nobler grave consigned;  Tho wild waves weep with us today  Who tnoiifti a nation's master-mind.  The Lights  Of 65 Years Ago  Are still doing-; duty iu  the shape of  Sixty - live years ago  the firstCanadian-made  Matches were made at  Hull by KcUiy and  since that time, tor  materials nnd striking  qualities, Kdciy's have  been the acknowledged best.  When Buying Matches  Specify "Eddy's."  JLi ^**j&M.m.M. -i> *0=: *fw '*v&     j**. J-. ^a-* i������3  ! Many  Miles of Good  Highways  Form  I       a Valuable Asset to the Province  A   slogan     for   better     highways   in  :.Manitoba has been for several years  prevalent. In this appeal a first elass  proposition   arises,  vet  if   poorde.   will  ; donate to the question a little thought.  -*-rrr!*-rrr | We hoped an hum.rod au'i- for him,  And ashes laid with Kngland's great;  And rapturous music, and the dim  Peep   hush   that   v<  State.  ���������lis  our  Tomb  of  iseertained  ihe  IOO  d  roads  : it will be  '��������� movement   ia   slowly   and   assuredly  ! displaying   iu   presenee   the   provinee  j over.   "When   the  area of  Manitoba   is  ��������� considered, its formative materia! and  \arious   features,   the   intricacies     of;  j road making in many districts will be j  : bettor understood.    Already this prov-  ' 'nice is in  possession of more mileage  <>f -rood  highways  than  the  most,   sanguine   expectation   considered   as   pos-  -ii-ie for the few decades of its history,  It   is a unanimous  verdict that adequate thoroughfares are the imperative  tieee.ssitv   nointing   toward   the  higher  But this  is better.   I.ot   him  sleep  Where sleep  the  men   who  made  US  free.  For   Kngland's  heart,   is   iu   the  deep.  Ami   Kngland's  glory   is   the  sea.  Ono only  vow   above  his  hier,  line  only   oath   beside   his   bed;  We  swear our   flag shall  shield   him  here  Until the sea gives up  its dead!!  Leap,  waves of Kuglatid !    Boastful be,  And  fling defiance  in the  blast.  For earth is envious of the Sea  Whieh   shelters   Kngland's   dead   at  last.  Fruit jars���������aii glassware  ���������wholesome and spark~  ling when cleaned with  V^JLVJ.  J^%J.^^ii  in j.  <.   J \   .Uil IIL  i :l.  life  A  ,..i  such compulsory in these  :Jv.i������-'-->-'-j-^-'W^.-'������>5'S'i->r;.'i!**:--S:^..V-7r^  THE WORLD'S  BEST POLISH  QUEEN'S  UNIVERSITY  fum-Vifr  \tjjo\-  KINGSTON  ONTARIO  ARTS EDUCATION  APPLIED SCIENCE  Including Mining, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical and Klectrical Engineering.  MEDICINE  Durinc the Wer there will be continuous  sessions in Medicine.  HOME STUDY  The Arts Course tnny be taken liy correspondence, but students desiring to gradu-  Iutc must iUteud, one session  SUMMERSCHOOL  L  JUUY AND AUGUST  GEO. V, CHOWM  I  REGISTRAR     Jj  Ileal  Zjovar  Simulation  A ���������tralehl'&iTTfcrd ganaraus  oder .trom ������n e*t������bll������hod  Ann. Wo xr* giving aw������y  WaUbea to thouatnd*. ol  t������apla all OTor tha  worU ca ��������� lion  uWavtlumsnt. Mow  ta your chsaoa to  obtain ens. VTrlto  now. ooclooln* US  renti for cno of oar  fulilanuljla I.������lloi"  Txmj UimnU, or  Oemi* Albert", aunt  mi-rlmd rulj to wo������r  with Hi? wnicli, vdilRb  will l>o t'min l'rea  (tluwi v>atnli������j ui*  gitamntorJI flro you.nl.  (twulit vou tlll9 ml-  vanURi* at our n)nrv&l.  tec* oiler. Wo erpeet yon to to'.V your Iriomli  HkjuS *n nriil h'.iov? thorn th������ buulllal watch.  !������>n t think thia oSi-r too r.or.H to lio trno, tut r.>nj  'JO n������nl������ toi'.iy tai rain n l*i-r*i W&'.rh. Yuu  will li ar.itiMl --'Vll.I.UMH ft I.r.OYlJ, Whuiiv/ilj  Jt"'. -rr: iUi������t.-*������ '. U. Coruwallii llo* I, fondon, U������  partiv-uiur  years -.vlu'ii towns and villay������'^ an*  ?!.renuous comb-it with tlio "uk*ivasinr*;,  oompotitioii ol cat.-iloguo liousos in  1 "Wiunii-Ji*-;; and-o-i-jtoru C;ui:ida. \Vit.h-  ! out ������ood highways, trudiug conditions  | in tin* rur.'.l centres will inevitably  1 travel the route to tho mail order  | iVst:-.b!i?htno:itii. In adj-iconco to .some  ' of "Matiitv-������V"t:i*.-? more important towns,  : irood roaJways are not a generality.  ; A- exaniplc. ttioroaghfares leading jn-  i to \V;nr.i;*.'g: evi-n in close proximity  , lo toe j-ity. roads might be mentioned  wliich boar a resemblance to prairie  ; tr-iiis utilized by the settlers in years  ��������� oi long ago. And in similitude are  : evrt:iin highways converging into the  ! Ci:y of Brandon. Money, goodly  ! ruantiti-'s oi that commodity, forms  | the sinews of road building. Without  ; doubt sums have been disbursed by  : municipal councils for highway pur-  j poses, and have not tended toward  j anticipated result. But no assembly  j or government in the wide world has  ! attained a slate of perfection in finan-  ��������� rial expenditure, and it is not within  i realms of common sense to expect  ; such. Again, there must bo taken in-  | to consideration the fact, that inbuild-  | ing highways within certain districts  ! of Manitoba, local conditions are of  i such character a goodly sum of money  i expended does not display much work  I accomplished.  Therefore, when the various features  are taken into account, Manitoba can-  ��������� not be adjudicated as suffering a cie-  I fic-iency of good highways. It is  i somewhat calamitous greater .attention  j lio.- not been devoted to a better elass  j of thoroughfares is proximity to the  j centres oi population. A stranger is  I liable to take an erroneous impression  of provincial roads from such existent  within some districts, highways which  do not correctly represent Manitoba's  transportation facilities in a correct  light.���������J. D. A. Evans in Western  Municipal News.  Great Britain is credited with having built a warship, which for con-  tii\'ii!i������'������ in death-dealing power is  si terrible that the vessel has been,  named H. S. Outrageous. The story  emanates from a correspondent of the  New York Times.  For Preserving, Use  LILY WHITE  CORN SYRUP  One-third "Lily White" to tWO-  thirds Sugar, by weight.  "Lily Whits" Corn Syrup prevents fermentation ar.d mold���������  brings out the natural flavour of  fruits and berries���������and makes  much more delicious Preserves,  Jams and Jellies than you can  make with all sugar.  Ia 2,5. 10 and 20 pound tins  ���������at all dealers.  Whom to Trust  u.   ;-*.  raper     Kecognizcs tne  That Can be Trusted  reauon  Wheat Prospects  It is too bad that just when it is  most needed the winter wheat crop  of the United States will show a loss  of at least 180.000,000 bushels. On top  of that, the exceptionally wet weather  in Canada is bound to hurt the crop  here. Misfortunes, it would seem,  never come singly.  "Perfidious Albion" has long been  ihe exclamation on the tip of the  tongue in continental Europe when  Great Britain was mentioned. Perfidy in tins war, however, has not  been the characteristic of British methods. Great Britain has not invaded  'helpless neutral States which she  has sworn to protect. Great Britain  has not broken her pledges to maintain certain definite standards of  humanity in naval warfare. Great  Britain has not sent spies and bomb-  plotters to destroy -America and  poison Americanism. "Perfidious"'  fits another nation better than Albion. It may be important for us to  know in the next few months which  European nation we can trust. Many  Americans say that all alike are unworthy of our confidence. However,  this deliberately ignores the facts.  Three thousand miles of unfortified  American border stand as a silent  witness for the good faith of one  European country. We have trusted  her ior over one hundred years. We  are trusting her this very minute--  trusting; l)er to respect our rights aud  The United Church  Union Should  Result in Much Wssts  of    Effort    and    Funds    Being Avoided  Now that the General Assembly ot  the Presbyterian Church has voted  in favor of Church Union bv a majority of 4 to 1, the last obstacle to  the consummation of that ideal  would appear to have been removed.  The other two bodies who are to conie  into the union are the Congregation-  alists and the Methodists. The Baptists which have a close communion,  could not see their way to join hancia  with the others, and* the Anglican,!  have held aloof for the principal reason, apparently, that they wish to ro-  tain the episcopacy.  The three bodies which will now  unite consist, according to the latent  census figures, of 28,442 Congregatioa-  alists, 910,886 Methodists, and 84;!.-  442 Presbyterians, making a total of  1.787,621, as compared with C81.404  Anglicans, 318,005 Baptists and LV22n.-  600 Roman Catholics. This will mata  a strong church, and one capable of  undertaking, to the best possible ,-i:i-  vantago, the pressing religious work  wliich is waiting to be done, part ion-  1������-������w1! t*      *��������� I*** *ra/"**n rrl-irvii-f      +*j"*������ /*       *Xf^ &4- *"Vt iiih  ������U<-4   * Vli*-VV������J-"l'U'. ill*.' **  ������   ^ *>**'-  "'*    ������������������  her own treaties, without a gun or a   ^e oi^ef?ort"and"of funds will  rHENEWFIt-NCHRCMEDV. N,l N,2 W.9.  THERAPIONKS^/^S  ������!������..:���������������..��������� .'������< C-.-.v r. i .. linosiC WK M'.NKSS (.OS. T VICOal  ������������������ V.M I. i.-.l'V ri.MjII' n. DISK J.SI.., Itt.ljOl) IT!������OM.  *.!*������������������- ! I'Hl !. 1 l'i. I v.'.ls j >, or M Ml. SI POST ������ C 1 <J  \ ( .j   tn  hi i.hH.is si   niw voiihorLVMAM lino*  i    -.'. ii i v 11111 FREe hook to Dn  r.i-. Ci.i'.itc  !U\I 1-7 . oi.K KB  IJ ���������.Ml'VI'I'M*. LONDON   UNO,  i''   '������������������  ���������> ��������� ,.v.m > i .-.-���������. l.i-i;:;.,) l t:i.;.!<){-   ..������.,v   ,-a ti  THERAPiON ������&%  Chronic Skin Disorders  Now Overcome Quickly  There  is no  hope  of getting rid of  disfiguring  skin   blemishes   until   the  blood  is purged of every truce of un<  J clean  mailer.  !     Wonderful  results  follow the use of  j Dr.   Hamilton's   Pills   which   provide  I tin* blood   with  the elements it needs  to become rich  nnd  red.  Qub'l'ly indeed (In*- blood is brought  to normal strength, is filledi with nutrition, is given power to drive out of  llu* system the humors thut cause  rushes, pimples, pasty complexion and  kindred ills. Don't delay. Get. Hamilton's Pills to-day; they go to worlc at  once and give prompt results. Mild,  efficient, safe for men nnd women or  ehildp-ii. Get a 2fk*. box to-day from  anv dealer.  Minard's   Liniment   Cures   Diptheria.  Bookhain���������Did Sibley's uncle remember him whon he made his will?  Hobbs���������Must have done! He didn't  leave  him  anything.  The Cr.ar of Russia has presented  the. British Foreign Sailors Society  with $25,000.  fort to back up our reliance upon tiie  moral law. Canada is a jrreat cou-i-  try at war. But whether victorious or  defeated, we have no fear that she.  will transgress our richts. We know-  that for Great Britain at least our  helplessness will under no conditions  prove an excuse for invasion. Unlike  Belgium, we have a neighbor that we  know we can trust..���������From Puek.  New York.  lii% ~ "-  a-  na.  I'M-'-   I.MM.IIJ v,-oho  'tiikiiaimom* is om  I   v.i/.iti- Al-llJil-.L- TU ALL (iUNUlNlil'ACUKTft  ARLINGTON  WATEflPROOr COLUAR3 AND CUFFS  Smut iliinc Iii-IKT limn linen snul hiit l;iunilrv  IjiIU. \\ ,eli it \mi|i t,i)j|i ami water. All  amirs nr ilin-ii. Mute btyle nnd wl/e. I;or  iSc. wc will niiiil ydii,  THIS  MII.INfiTON f'.OMI'ANV  OV  CANADA, l.lmilrjl  UH  i'likir A vaunt, Toruuiw, <>nt<ira������������  Tho   inovitahin  The fleriiuins had tnken  Jew York;  'flux   tli-itif    I'Uif/ti.ih    Itrntntp.  'I'l.rn.'i uml invinuriiU'K llm ivlicito  i.i. tvoitn Hvnti'iii, mulicii now Illuiiii  , ,     .,     <;i   ������'!'l   Vi-Iii.i,   tun i  Jt'.'ntiui.  Jlfliil.tl/, Mrn'iit *ni,f flritin 'tl'urru, Hfinoit.  ti*n"l.', //���������������������������< t,f t''nti-i,.jl I'titj,it,il,nit ff ."v>  Jlfitrt, J'uiluiir Atnimril. i'm-u tl jn-r Ixi"*!, lit  JurJ'j < u.i; w ..! ;,! n <-, nix >/i|l i-ui,-. (I,,III lr/ (ill  *lrji^r������i tn i.r ti���������:,.', <l in |.lmu |ili|������. nn u-ri-iiil nt  ������.n j . .'.rir /..i in,ilit f I ,���������,, ihit (rr'. THI7. WOOK*  a>������ rrt*r. i*i ��������������������������� i-r\    tr\ttf\,iyrt ,.ur     t' j . i>n . j ,    i  fi.-r three days the soldiers of tin* kaiser enurded'the street.--, the city WUS  i'.l. n. standstill.  The American army had dug in  somewhere in Jersey, when tin- Crown  Prince, with a party of hi* officer-**,  visited   Wall   street.  Two hours Inter American biokei-M  held a controlling interest in th:- German Occupation Corporation Pre  I'erred. nnd the country wu.s safe.���������  I i...    W������������������".<.' York.  Mir.ni <l'-..   LiniiTH-iil   Cunis   Distent-)'*!-.  deeornl ions,   Ad-  isearly aii cliildren are subject to  worms, and many are born with them.  Spare them suffering by using Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator, the best  remedy ol the kind that can be had.  Germany Admits Thinning of Troops  According to the statement of the  President of the Imperial Grain Board,  as quoted in a despatch from Amsterdam, "to Germany's reserve of 400,-  000 tons of grain must be added 80,000  tons representing the decreased consumption of the Army!"  Heretofore Germany Ihis not been  unmindful of the old military maxim  that "an army marches on its stomach"���������that fighting and feeding go  hand in hand. There must be ugroat  reduction in the number of those who  have hitherto consumed the rations,  und it. is only by such an admission  from this un-tn'ilitnry source that, some  peoph in Germany have been mnde to  reali/.ii fcr the first time how critical  Ihe war is L< coming to Germany. trr*r-  ii-any does not publish totals iff lier  losses,  Nine provinces in China have declared llieir independence, representing a population of 1(11 .(no,000, which  rnuy mnrlc the beginning of tho disintegration of that renublie.  ���������State of Oliio. City of Toledo,  I.ucas County, ss.  Frank J. Cheney makes oath that lie is senior  partner of ihe iirm of 1>". j. Cheney it Co.. doing  business iu lhe City of Toledo, County and State  aforesaid, and that said iirm will pay the sum of  ONK HUNDRED DOLLARS for each and every  avoided, and the United Church of  Canada will undoubtedly inaugurate  at the very outset an era of aggressiy-*  Christianity in the. Dominion. It wilt  become the Church militant.���������Montreal Herald-Telegraph.  HEALTHY BABIES  SLEEP WELL AT NIGHT  A well child sleeps well and during  its waking hours is never cross bun  always happy and laughing. It ii  only the sickly child that is cross and  peevish. Mothers, if your children do  not sleep well; if. they are cross and  firesence. this o'.h day of December, A.D. 1S86.  (Seat.) "Notary Public.  Hall's Catarrh Cure is tnken internally nnd  acts throuch the Blood on the Mucous Surfaces  of the System.   Send for testimonials, free.  K. J. CHI-INKY & CO.. Toledo, O.  Sold hy till dniucists, 75c.  Hall's truinily Pills for constipation.  Chas.  Biotte, North Temascatn-  Quo.,   writes:���������"My    baby    was  Edmonton, with a population of  67,000 has sent 17,000 men to join tho  colors.  First Woman (angrily)���������Your Johnny gave my Wiliie the measles.  "Second   Woman���������No    such     thing!  Your   Willie came    over    where    my  Johnny was and took  'em.  Mrs.  ing,    .  greatly troubled with constipation and  cried night and day. I began giving  her Baby's Own Tablets and now she  is fat and healthy and sleeps well ar,  night." The Tablets are sold by medicine dealers or by mail at 25 cents a  box, from The Dr. Williams Medicine*  Co.. Brock ville, Ont.  n-lixiim*"*^  W.  N.  U.      IIM  Among   the  mirnl    Ijeiitly  u'lit  Solum,  i ii in   i ii'   111it t.  I'm- Iim  bravery  durin  Nile     Kspedil ion.  .'i.i   in*   i t   Iuiv.'   iiiiiii  i    ������  i . i ^ ��������� -. i    ui.   | .1. uu.i  vnv-.-iduiil'id    over  from   tin*   Pre  many  11 it M     Oll<  iven   lo   hllil   ill   lecogiii-  li(ite!it|i(e's     iidlllinit imi  the    Kiteheiier-  i'.'htini'   lii'iilly,"  bv    tin-   l'"leel,   re-  poml   nf   l'-ii;*lh   ������>(  Il I'll' i.-i  rvic������'.  tin  X.  of  ������.������..ii..i.i^S|^j  .yii������,..,^...i,-K...,...,.,..,.m|>tr||||Mlwt>|,  ���������er���������.  ���������$:h:cke>s  ami. ^EXS3-������AT6Gir>3  !?5it������?/ll f\V tttti rtinrmA Qki.t.rt.nir.tniln.*.*  ���������ju* '"���������* " **'   j fcn '^ ij'MM"ilH    **#*'* ���������*���������  <mr    *m*-   Hm''%**m *. ** W  Nights of Agony come in the train  of asthma. The victim cannot lio  down und sleep is driven from his  brain. What grateful relief is the  immediate effect, of Dr. J. D. Kellogg's  Asthma Remedy. It banishes the  [rightful conditions, clears the passages, and enables the afflicted one to  again sleep as soundly and rest fully  as a child. Insist on the genuine at  your nearby druggist.  For Memory's Sake  Calmly the young woman ru?tl".l  toward th glove counter and settled  herselt iu a chair.  "Some four-button gloves, please!!"  she said to lhe obsequious server. "T  want two pairs of white suede, nnd���������"  Then for the first time she lilted Se'r  oyea and saw his face. "Why," aim  went on, in a puzzled voice, "haven't  I. seen you some where P'  The young man leaned over the  counter and dropped his voice to a  breathless whisper as he replied:  "Oh, Mabel, don't you rememb-n*  last, summer, when I saved your life  while bathing, and we became en*  ii-ti"i-'d,   and-���������"  '"Ves, oi cnurse I do!!" said lhe  y(������111tj<������ woman, with a pleasant stni.e.  "Aud���������er- you can make it four  pairs of gloves, if you like. - Loudon  Answers.  A   pfmle-i rd   frnlil   a   ]jri������:'>!>ev f,f ivnr  in  fiermiiny. whieh  lin^-. h en   received at  Warwick, Kn-r.,  ivn;i ie1 dressed to 'Mr  W.   K.   I?    Slurvin",   ean-   of   Mr. ."  lhe   i.imi.'i   ui   ine   man.     'j in-   jjeiiiian  . een-ul    evidi-lll l,V   llmll-dit.   tile   pnll|.tic  \     ,                   . , ,��������� i -      . ���������   j  .      .  j   |ui ,j    ...jt   i       ������i   ,,ti    t ,  i- , i.,,, I.J.U.W  und   [iiii-ii'l   it.  "Do you ever worrv old man?"  "Never."  "How do you work it?"  "In the daytime I'm  too busy arid  at night I'm too sleepy."  It Rubs Pain Awny.���������There is no  liniment so efficacious in overcoinirn?  pain us Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil. The  hand that rubs il in rubs the pain  away and on this account there is no  preparation that stands so high iri  public esteem. Then*- is no "surer  pain-killer procurable, as thou'i.'itidii  can attest who have used it suecoaa-  fully  in treating many nilmentfl.  His   Own   Handicap  Miibol -Do you know anything abodft  Tom Tligsby?  Arthur���������Why, Migsby is my fust*,  cousin!  Mabel- -I know lhat. but is he all  right otherwiser ���������.liostoii (.Jlobo.  Agnes��������� Mn rnuiduke would daiaA  perfectly but, for two things. Marion -  Yosr' What an.* Utoy?   Agues��������� His t\ot, '  ^s^3 wB^r ������������������������**  /2  g������HB BrTOX&STa S^SXQIZ. 8EL GLf  SM  |  ji*"  nl  0  I  Bravery Rewarded  London Street Waif Honored by  Russian Government  An orphan lad, "brought up by one  of the Poor Law Institutions of Lon-  . don, England, has distinguished him-  NEGESSARY    PEACE    OF    SOME    KIND    BE    SECURED 1 self in the service.of his country.  1 Alfred Doe, the surname shows  that his parentage was doubtful, is  only sixteen years of age, and when  fourteen lie was handed over to the  navy for scouting purposes along the  East coast, he was considered scarcely  up to the standard of health required.  But his solicitations to "do something" were so manifestly sincere *bat  the objection was waived, and his  chance   came.  iUTSIS OF H  SMADEGLEAl  AMPLE PROTECTION IS AFFORDED TO ABSENTEES  (rasa  ������_r  sher Plans Failing, Germany is Now Sending Out Tons of  Literature to Neutral Countries in an Effort to Put the  Allies in a Wrong Light  While the exuberant and, of course,  unwarranted demonstration in Ger-'  many over the naval engagement in  the Skagerrak may, for the moment,  ���������silence the cry which the world has  listened to of late for peace according  to German dictation, it is safe to hazard the statement that it id only a  question of a few weeks, if not days,  when that cry will be repeated with  new emphasis.  The fact of the matter is that the  lorces behind Germany's persistent effort to promote discussion on the  subject are far too potent to be overcome by the clamor of ultra-patriots  in the German parliament.  The German  press   is  not   its  own  all, Holland was to become liie centre  ���������if it has not already become so���������ol  a new movement for sowing discord  between Great Britain and the United  States.  So far the Berlin organizers are satisfied  with  the  success  attained.     Of  A Gan3di3.11 Volunteer   Holdin*^  3  Homestead   IVls**7 Count His  Active Service as a Performance of Residence���������Should  He be Disabled May Receive Patent Forthwith  ���������master. It is not only subject to a  rigorous censorship; it is muzzled  by the decree of the hour, a syndicate  of diplomatic    and commercial  mag-   this "peace" attack by her enemies  They   are   but   echoes   of   the  Pie  was    sent    to    Lowestoft  placed     on    board   a   trawler.      The  trawler  had  the misfortune to  strike  a  mine   and   was   blown  up.     Young  course,  these arrangements are^quite j Doe show0u specjai presence of mind,  "      helped   a   sailor   who   was   in   danger  well known to the allies, and it may  be assumed that they are not idle.  Hitherto, however, Germany has reckoned upon the adverseness of British  diplomacy to utilize the press for  counter-attacking her diplomacy. But  the fact Sir Edward Grey has just  given official cognizance to a press  interview, and that Arthur Balfour  used the same medium to set forth  the British view on the blockade, may  be accepted as* signs that Great Britain  will   not   be   without   a   reply   to  nates  imperial chancellor, and he is the  ���������servant very largely of the bank?rs  0$ Berlin, the Rothschilds of Vienna,  Herr Ballin, and the Burgomeisters  of Hamburg and Bremen.  These all represent interests that  have made their will a higher law in  the councils of state.  At their representation three months  ago it was decided that a powerful  ���������and special organization should be  created to co-operate with the diplomatic efforts of the imperial chancellor to bring about a peace favorable  to the present standing of German  arms.  They showed that unless peace could  fee secured heforc the autumn, the  dual monarchy would  collapse.  The bankers of Berlin declared that  another big war loan would compel  them to issue a perfectly .fallacious  paper  curwnicy.  Hon- Ballin, perhaps the first civilian in the land and head of the North  German Lloyd Steamship company,  along with the gentlemen already  named,  Getting Through the Wire  The   Entanglements   cf   Wire   Cutting  is Described  An officer cives this vivid descrip-������������������ South  London,   near   where  the  tion of his experiences:  "We could not find a place to get  through   the   wire,., and   had   just   to  take  "pot  luck"   and  go   straight for  it, though we knew we had to struggle    and   -fight our way through    an  entanglement of from fifteen to thirty  feet,   made   of   wire   interwoven   in   a  most evil mesh.    However,  we  struggled on as best we could, helping each  other,   ,and   after   what   eeemed   an  eternity   broke,   through    with    many  cuts   and   scratches,  but  lost  nothing  except   a   few   pieces    of   coats    and  breeches.  "Our difficulties then increased.  Having turned round so* many times  to get through the wire, we could  not "hit on*'*"' the direction of our own  trenches for a few moments, and  had to lie down for some little time  told   the   kaiser  with   brutal j watching   the   flare   lights   going   up  of drowning, and cheered older men  to hold on till relief came to the  trawler. He was patted on the back  for his gallantry and showed some  consideration   on   reaching  land.  Since then he has been on mine-  sweeping. His gallantry and initiative were so conspicuous in the  White Sea that the "Russian Government awarded him A silver medal,  which decoration carries with it the  Order of St. Ann.  On reaching Hull the naval officer  at the base asked Doe. what he  would like as a reward for his service, and he replied. "A week round  about Cumberland Green, sir," which  is  one   of the  historic  landmarks  in  lad  was born. The story runs that Doe  was brought before the old Poor Law  Guardians and "speechified" over.  Doe, however, once more showed his  devotion to the great cause by inducing a bunch of lads to volunteer  for what he calls the "best- kind of  ���������scavenger work out of London,"  mine-sweening on the   North Seal  There nave been innumerable inquiries at Ottawa as to the status of  homesteaders who have enlisted  and) for active service. As there have been  many rulings by the department and  men from all parts of the' Dominion  are interested in these various rulings  a summary is of interest.  The Dominion Lands Act as it stands  makes certain provision for military  service. Section 22 of the act provides that a Canadian volunteer hold  ing a homestead may count his active  military service as performance of  residence. Section 23 of the act *oro-  vides that any such volunteer who is  disabled by wounds or illness, while  on active service, may receive patent  forthwith.  To supplement these provisions ord-  ers-in-council were passed in May and  September of 19] 5 providing that when  an entrant had been killed on active  service patent might be issued in his  name without calliim unon the heirs to  same vear, instructions were given Jo*  the present to extend the same privileges to Hollanders and Swiss called  home on active service. If by any  chance they should throw in their lot  with the Central powers, the privileges would, of course, be cancelled  Guards enlisting for service in detention camps* in Canada are not regarded as entitled to the benefits of  the various orders unless they have  enlisted unconditionally for active service anywhere after securing their  respective entries. Protection may be  granted where the persons serving es  guard had entered for land or had  established a right in respect thereto  under the Dominion Land Act prior  to his enlistment. Bridge guards arc  treated   in  the   same   way.  Until recently protection could not  be granted to an unprotected proxy  entry, and such entry had to be cancelled at the end of six months from  the date thereof as called foT by the  perform any further settlement duties regulations. In the case of an un  pnrl without requiring a formal appli {protected proxy entry made before en  cation for patent or "the filing of let j 'istment being cancelled for statutory  .. m a - .  ��������� ml I ^. f/in r-ATM������ + I-\ ���������*������ 1 #% ���������r\ *-l        urn *������       4% j-S.        *Vn *\       It* im-% n ���������**���������-���������* rm*\  frankness that but for the aid given  by the federal government, to Hamburg and Bremen, those cities would !  have been on the verge of starvation  last January. Germany largely lived  cm her exports to Great Britain and  the. United States. Instead of $100,-  000.000 per month they were, now barely receiving ip 1,000,000 per month.  f.'eace, by one way or another, must.,  he said, be secured. Verdun must be  Rubdued if it should cost five hundred  thousand men. And so on ad infinitum and ad nauseum.  Herr Ballin is credited with having  informed the chancellor that it was  useless to dream any longer of an  eastern conquest. They must dispel  that vision and face an ultimate disintegration of Turkey.  As the outcome of these and other  conferences it was decided to concentrate upon a two-fold plan of campaign  for peace. The methods may be sum-  arized as follows: Diplomatically,  Germany was to aim at detaching  Italy from the allies. She was to offer  terms to Belgium, including an indemnity aniMhe destruction of forts  in proximity to her border as an evidence of her good faith.  Her trump curd, however, was to  Fettle the. submarine controversy with  the United States, and then, assuming that the Crown Prince had put  nn end to the struggle on the Meuse to  ���������solicit President Wilson to submit tentative peace terms 1o Great Britain  nnd France in particular, in the hope  that they would be refused, mid thcrc-  liy Pliable Germany to regain her prestige nmony; the nations she hnd unfortunately estranged by her nygres-  hiveni'SS.  Other moves  were  to be  attempted,  mi<1 included assent to the Dardniiellc.-'  becoming  un  international   waterway  provided   the   sovereignty   of  wns  maintained.  Then, what   is not generally known.  ti new organization  was formed  under  tin*  direction   of   the   notorious   WollT  Press   Hurenu   lo   a-jitiite   along   these  lines in the United Slides, Spain. Holland. South America and .Scandinavia  Tons  of   literature   in   these   lnngu-  sigi'H  ai'"  already  in   print,     including  Imi.Us with new  "facts" us to the gene-  nis of the war, magazine articles written ns  far iih possible by  well known  ay ri t rr.-'.,   i>ri)Fi*:*!*i*i My   not   too   friendly  In  German   ideas, ' but   well    enough  bpriuUleil   with    disturbing    argument,  mid  statement  to  ninke the  allies appear a.s   if lighting  for  a  mere   brute  conmi.st   of  the  fatherland.     The   role  oi' Ih-yan with a mixture of MiiMiiillnn  "Harden, was to be the model for these  w i-iters.  A spec in 1 staff of COO men and wo-  nn i. "... ;.- ..ib.b.l b.v ".������������������.i-ci--.r v.-r-,vl:.  Two thousand local correspondents  v.i-re named. The li.-;t of these has  been   seen.  Tir' bunkers' association is general-  ly   credited   with   having  iipprnprialed  llll*   fUlld.S   lleceS.-lliy    (O   loeel    till*-   Ollt-  Jjiy  required  to make  tin* eaiiiprii-'ii  a  MllV.'-MS.  tievi -ral well known publishers are  iil!c;.'j>d to have been roped into the  ��������� loot, anil one in jun lieuiar ;dio.\u  document'-- that will be annotated by  "i-.\ pi-i I s" ii i m i iiiJiiii- tn appii.. fiii.n  tini" to tinu- an "revelations" of tin*  rr.'1'ii'hir.itt imin ot Cleat   Itritniii.   Above  before we were satisfied by some  outstanding object of the. way we nad  to go, and then it was not. many moments before we were at our own  barbed wire.  "Here, again, we had difficulty  finding a passage through, which was  rendered all the more trying by the,  constant whizzing" of the bullets from  enemy machine guns  about, our ears.  "So we crawled along again in  front of the wire, hoping to find nr:  entrance, when all at once all three  of us went headlong into a deep cutting filled with  water.  "It was a deep sap that had been  cut out and cleverly covered with  branches and twigs, so that if was  not discernible from the ground and  was about nine feet down, but although we. got a good (tucking vie  manj-rged to get under the entanglements and back into our own trenches."  Sniping a Recreation  A Canadian soldier, tells of his experience as a sniper. "It is one way,"  ho says, "among too few ways, of  breaking the monotony of trench life.  I have been a sniper. Sniping is  an-.'ther way to break the terrible  monotony of trench life. T have spent  a whole day in a tn \ direr ting ������������������>  that, way the operations of the men  in  the trenches.  "The soldier at the front does three,  times tiie amount of work at night,  tliat he does in the daytime. In ordinary trench life the day is quiet.  with little firing except that of the  machine guns: and few men nre  wounded or killed hy day.  "Much of the, fiirhliug we did in  the enrly morning before it was full  daylight".    Every   morning and   every   ....evening   we   went,   through   what   wo  Turki'j* I called   the   ryliuul-to   movement   - a  | movement   of   preparedness--fretting  j ready   to   attack.     We.   would   keep  at  the   work   two   and   even   three   hours,  awaiting an idtnek."  The Jutland Naval Fight  Beatty Was  Hunting Auxiliary Cruisers When  he  Found the German Fleet  A remarkable version of the Jutland naval battle was told recently by  the officers of the Cunarder Andania,  which recently arrived in New York,  from London.  According to their story the battle  was purely accidental. It occurred  while the battle cruiser squadron of  Admiral Sir David Beatty was hunting for six auxiliary cruisers which  the British Admiralty Intelligence Department had learned were making a  dash for the Atlantic by way of Iceland.  During this search Beatty's squadron encountered the German battle-  cruiser squadron, and engaged it. The  battle then took place on the course  that had previously been reported, the  search for the auxiliary cruisers being abandoned.  The Andania's officers declared that  after Beatty had wirelessed for Admiral Jeliicoe he sent word to the Admiralty that, he was heavily engaged  and had abandoned search for the  auxiliary squadron.  The Admiralty then sent out an armored cruiser squadron of the si^ond  line, of defence, whieh discovered the  auxiliaries, and after a sharp fight  succeeded in sinking them.  Crush Germans  it  Hungry in Germany  A commit foe has been foriii'-'^ in  New York to appeal for Kubs/riptions  i'or Ih" suffer ing women and children  of Cierihiiny who are described in the  prospectus printed in many of the  leading newspapers as hungry and iu [ lier  want of clothing. Thin is a sdrasH'"  appeal in view of the claims that there  is no scarcity of food in Gcnnnny and  the fact, that it is promoted by leading Germnn-Amerii-uns and others favorable to tin'* central powers is sk'iii-  fieant. Hut it will be difficult to  reconcile this appeal with the attitude adopted by the Teutons when  conditions have'been   iv.\cr.-.; d.    Ott.i-  u .1     ("il i/.lll.  France Issues 4th Volume on German  Atrocities of War  The French government has issued  the fourth volume of the report of  the commission for investigation acts  committed by the enemy contrary to  the law of nations. The report is very  voluminous, consisting of 250 pages  with pictures of spreading bullets, snw  edge bayonets, and wounds made, by  such weaponns. Extended affidavit.es  ure given under four heads:  First, the, placing of prisoners as a  shield before the troops; second, the  use of arms prohibited by international convention; third, "massacre cf  prisoner.-- and wounded;" fourth,  firing on ambulance and sanitary  corps.  The affidavits recite detail;* in n  great number of eases in which  atrocities are .said to have'been committed.  ters cf administration. The patent-  when issued will be forwarded to the  "*:sr:Miar for the district in which tho  laiiri -.s situated and it would then rest  -.vitii t'lo heirs to obtair the necessary  autheiity from the courts to de;;l with  the land.  Shortly  after    the  outbreak  of   war  there arose the. question of extending  the   same   privileges   to    British   and  foreign  reservists.    In May,  1915,  an  order was passed authorizing this action.    The  wording of  this  order being somewhat ambiguous and a question of its interpretation having been  raised an amending order was passed  in September of the same year.    This  authorized not- only that all privileges  conferred to Canadian soldiers should  be-extended to all reservists fighting  on the side of Great Britain and the  Allies of  Great  Britain,  but that   patent micht be issued to disabled soldiers without calling for the performance of any further duties and without  requiring   an   application   for   patent,  and   also   providing   for   the   issue   of  patent in the name of a deceased alien  entrant without requiring any further  duties or the making of a formal application   for   patent   or   the  filing of  letters of administration.    These orders were extended so as  to grant the  same concessions to the naval service  as to the military service.  The question has arisen of a man  taking out, a homestead entry the day  he enlisted or after he, had enlisted.  In the case of a' certain British reservist who secured a homestead entry  on the same clay he was called to  the colors he-has been given the s.vtne  privileges as men who had homesteads  when they enlisted. However. Hon.  Dr. Roche, minister of ths interior.  has ruled thut, persons who secured  entrv after enlistment or after the  date* of their recall to the colors will  only be granted protection during the  term of their military service and will  not further participate in the. benefits  of the order-in-council. Under a ruling  of May t'.t. 1010. where the entry is  made arter enlistment and the homesteader is" killed in action the. legal  will   be.   expected   to  reasons, the land was to be reserved  from settlement during the continuance of the war. In the case of the  unprotected proxy entries made after  enlistment, no concessions were shown  and at the end of the six months from  the date of entry the same was cancelled and the land made available  for settlement.  Recent orders havo amended these  regulations. Instructions have been  issued that all existing proxy entries  made by volunteers are to fre protected  from cancellation provided the tact  of active military service is made  known to the agent in time to prevent cancellation under the ordinary  proxy  regulations.  Holding the ���������Craters  Shelis  on   ������ver#  Were     fc-xploding  Square Yard  A Canadian, officer in one of the  Western Battalions, details some of  his experiences in connection with  one of his heaviest bombardments at  St. Eloi:  "As an example of human endurance, how is this? After the heat oS  this crater businesr*. was over���������that  is to say, after four dasrs' bombardment and we were relieved, altogether nine days after this���������one of  our fellows was picked up outside  the lip of one of the craters. He  was wounded in the thigh, and A-as  delirious; today I suppose he is 'n  England and doing well. It would  be hard to believe, but I know it was  so.  "Just now, as I am writing, it is a  lovely day; no sound of guns no Red  Cross motors and the. band is plaj'ing,  and the first line trenches, for the  time being, are a thing of the pact,  crater we were on top of a little hill,  crater Ave were ontop of a little hill,  and could look down on the. bombardment, which was again very fierce..  It wns a wonderful sight, but one  hardly likes to call it such when you  think of what the poor devils im*  going through for a space of about iiO  acres.  Sh-ells   seem   to   be   exploding     or  representatives  complete,  the  duties,  other  than   resi .  donee, in the same way as in ordinarv   every square yard, and for four ham*  caM-'of  homestead   entry. \1   do  not think  the  air  was clear   o'  The question of protection for men i faith which'wns blown up 100 fei-t  enlisting in the Royal North West j or more with each explosion. The  Mounted  Poliee  arose.     Early   in  lhe j fellows   that   relieved   us  had   seen   a  A Profound  Mistake  ii   profound   mistake  "1 forgot myself nnd spoke angrily  to my wife." remarked Mr, Meekton.  "Did she resent it ������������������" "l-'or a moment.  Hut, Henrietta is a fair-minded wo  inuu. Alter she thought it over ���������h*  shook bauds with me nnd ci.iiyratu-  luted me mi niv braverv."  "Ah ! A paekn;:'. -d ..hi low b tt, rs  lied M.imii wnn n i.nirii pini. rii.iiuu.  I could shed tenlH at ill" -il'bt of  tl.eiu." ' r'.iiie' Tut line piilimr i...!'.-  inc   iutrpa.-,*'i'!i   a   bundle   of   cam ��������� !I--iJ  chei|ile������."  is   ii   pro foil ihi   misiai-i'   to   sup-,  pose  lhut   the  progress of  modern  industrial    Germany     was   imposed   on  from     above   by   a     competent  biiriiMicniev.     The   bureaucracy     did  much  fur her.  but it   wiih able to oi-  L'diiui   because  it, hud  lo deal  with  a  public intelligent enough  anil school-  id   enough   t<>   demand     organization.  The   new   economic   development   did  not   eniue    from   a   raw    nation.       It  ������������������o rung   from     a   people     which   in  dreams and iu  pnwri.-,   had cultivate I  a   ei'i'iit    deal   nf   disinterested    'i'a''n-  i'i<-,   <>!id    now!.,   uu   e-lu.-nti'd   niidip ���������-  class long before it aspired to a share  in world trade.'  We shall diagnos." our  t.wn  i-u.-e  iiinisr-.  unless  we  aim.  not  uu rely   at . l h"   improvement   of' our  ticbiui'iil   training,   but.   also   at,   llu*  raising of our  wholo .standard of cilu-  ciitioii,    |-ion. tin   Million, London.  WiirninK ������o Soldiers  Soldier*-    v, lio-i*   phy-ieal   disability \ oi th" entry Ivin  ic-uit>    jroiu    lien    uv.,1    un.-conduet  ale not fo be ilie'ilile for pension .Tin.-  I'Un-ii  ii;.-     -i.i,i-   n.iin   in,u.   M nj,.<;,.,,,  Ilui'lin.   and   in  P..   be  carried  out  to  l tb" )< *'< ���������*.  war instructions were given that the  entries of persons enlisting in the  police for one year might, be protected  during that, period. It was- Inter decided to continue this protection l'or  the duration of the war ns the poliee  were in manv ways on active service.  Members of'the police force do not  get, the benefit of clause 22 of the act  providing that time spent in n Canadian force may be coun'ed as resi-  deuce. They will later' have to do  homestead duties. Tn September, I'VI-l,  instructions were given that a nurse  who held an entry and she hnd volunteered for service with the* Canadian  contingent was to he granted protection during her absence on hospital  service.  Gn April 0, 1015. n ruling was given  that a settler who had made "niry  after enlistment could only be protected for one year from the date oi  such entry, and that he was not entitled to the benefit of Section 22.  This h.-'H since been ninended by allowing protection to such paitie$,  Another  question   which   arose   was  the  status  of  munition   workers.     In  ���������Med   U  pro! vt  June,  JOlfi,   it   was  '.\<:  11,.������������������   ��������� 1,1 ri. ;���������   of' -iV.   hi,;,.,    !, .,,1   ,: ;,ir.  who   ent'ie'cil   in   the   uuinufaeture   of  munition:'* of  war  for th.:  Hi-iti'di  vov  eminent  or  the   Allies,   provided   /-nt-  isfactory proof of employment for such  work   was furnished,    Tt   wan  also decided  Unit   an   appliefiiit   for  iii:-,pe.'l i,,n  who li ii j- en1i'l"i|  i������ maintained in  hi*;  sluiidiii'j  as  applicant   for   inspection,  unlit  he returns, :.o that in the event  ' canceled, tin- land  will   In*  available   tor  turn,  On July V. I0I.S, imtlfuctionw were  ���������own iiial llaiia.i rTO'rvisIs vvelc en-  tilled lo the sunn* protection an Can-  :.'!i:.*!    vohmteerji       In -,\u-.'i)'.t of th-  similar sight when we were holdipg  tlio craters and they thought tlml a  rat, could not have lived through it. We  had the same impression."  India's  Jewels  Though India exports ^..-WO.'Hlri  worth of jewels annually, she *is_ still  supreme in the world as lhe jewel  --.toichouse, for all nations. DiamonU,  rubies, sapphires, tourmaline. gan������.-*t,  and many kinds of rare ehalcdo.iy  are mined throughout her many pro v.  iiioes. Rubies are principally mi nod  in T'pper    Burma.  One ruby of seventy-five onruis.  taken out a few/ years ago. was  valued at -T 100,000, sapphires nro  mined in Kashmir* hat the miiies.  afler having been worked for _oy<*.-  ���������'00 your-*., are r.ow snid to be giving  out \ through the yellow, white, blue,  and green varieties nre extensively  found in the rnby-bearing gravels iu  Burma. Games for.:*! a valuable irnoe  in Kishangarh while i: r������e qunntiti-  ties of turquoise o un ��������� from Sikkir.i  and Tibet, .those from the hitter  country being harlu- and of dark- stand more liquid luFti-e. '.xrx<\ nnvintr  ���������..'Ci Mi t v.';hi".  Taxes in United  Kingdom  The   coffee,    cocoa   and   ten    dulieft  levied under the  British  war taxation  .-ieheine have   been  read justed fo n>- to  secure   uniformity   of   burden   muting  the iiM-rs of the bcver.-i.'."*!*��������� made from  the   nrtii'h'S,     Coffee   and   cocoa   im������  to pay 4 1-2 pence a pound aud 1������-.-i ������  chill in:.'   n   pound.     Th.se   are   heavy  ndi-H   ol   luxation,   whether  equitntiln  or   not.    The  teetotaler  i:i  paying hi������  pull   ot   the   war   cost   as   well   a"-   th������  f-llow   who     drinks     b.-er.    M-nitre*)  - ��������� ' I*"1' i-"i.i.a..ii,m <***  THE   CRESTON   REVIEW  DON'T Vv  r.TM} t> V  U1MVI  I'SE OUR  Local and Personal  i  MOSQUITO  LOTION  and we guarantee you will not  be pestered with  mosquitoes.  resfon Drug &Book Co.  VI I  ORESTON  BURNS & Oo.  Limited  ORES 1 ON  B.U  Head   Otiices  CALGARY;  VANCOUVER;  EDMONTON.  Dealers in  MEAT  Wholesale and Retail  TM-.-U  i.- isii.  ri  aud Ousters  in  Season  We have tht goods, and  our prces are reasonable  Qedfge  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  KiSiaBsa  ���������-win wm w' ;i mm mu**ftmtt mi  I will buy calves two days old und  older*���������C O, Rotxiers.  Miss Merle Reid is home from a  three-weeks' holiday at Edmonton.  Mrs. Manders and daughter arrived  from Medicine Hat, Alta., on Friday,  and are spending a few days with Mrs  A. L. Cameron.  H Gilpin of Kit-sooty, a nephew of  Mi*s. T. W. Gilpin, arrived on Saturday, and has taken charge of the  ranch for the present.  Fred Ryckman, the Indian constable.  is here from Cranbrook this week,  superintending thistle cutting operations on the local reserve.  Frank Bamford arrived from Cranbrook on Monday, and was one of the  few out-of-towm guests at the Dow-  Bund y nuptials on Wednesday.  Mrs Hewitt and sou of Fernie, who  are en route to Penticton, stopped  off here a for a couple of days this  week for a visit with Mrs. P. G.  Ebbutt.  TeacVer Wanted  Wanted, male teacher for Wynndei  School District. Second or third class  certificate. Duties to commence  August 28th. Salary $80 per month ���������  Apply, stating experience, to J.  BATHIE, Secy., Wynndel, B.C.  few  a  The exact date is nut announced yet  but it is given ������ut that Premier Bowser and party will be in Oreston  some.  I  time around  little earlier.  the   14th--or possibly  a  July contributions to the Patriotic  Fund totalled only $54, The financial  year has still four months t.o run and  it is figured that at least $640 is still  owing by Valley guarantors.  Misjs May Johnson of Vancouver,  i one of the members of the Creston  j school teaching staff in 1912, is spend-  I ing a few days here this week, the  S guest of Mrs. A. L. Cameron.  J. W. Eastman,   Victoria,   the provincial   plant    pathologist,    spent   a  j couple of days in theCieston  Valley  Horticul-  ceo m panted him.  j the early part of the week.    Hor  tnrist Middleton of Nelson accom  ������ine,   Poultry,      j  J. N. DOYLE,   Manager  Although it wiii be almost two  ���������weeks before the marketing of tomatoes will commence, the well-known  S. Fraser ranch at Erickson had some  real ripe ones for use the early part of  the week.  Although we are still in the midst of  quite a prolonged dry spell raspberry  shipments are holding up well, the  daily shipments at the different Valley peints averaging about 400 crates  at present.  The water is getting off the flats in  a hurry these, days and it would look  safe to announce the Sunday School  picnics for any time after next week.  Haying, however, is not expected to  be under way before September 1st.  Creston board of trade meets in  monthly session on Tuesday night.  The associated boards of trade* resolution committee is due to make their  recommends at this gathering. Delegates to the gathering will also be  chosen.  R. J. Long was at Kaslo yesterday  for the official nomination proceedings, and so far aH we can learn he  and Mr. Keen were the only candidates nominated. All told there are  27 polling places in the riding, seven  of them at points in the Valley.  Real roaating hot weather, which  hus boon scarcer than usual this summer, was doing business at the old  stand the early part of the weak.  Monday was the hottest of them all,  the mercury showing 87 in the shade  that afternoon. Sunday was a close  second at 80.  The Women**' Institute lias its  August meeting on Saturday afternoon in Spoors' Hall. Papers on rose  culture and the making of rose beads  will bo given, along with which will  bo tho usual musical numbers. The  finance secured from the tea at the  oloso will he deyoled to Servian Relief work.  A. Bouarmies of Natal, it gentleman  who has an electric light plant on his  hands at that point, and who in  anxious to get it in operation at soma  other location, was in Creston the  latter part of the week sizing up the  hituation here. Ho figures lie would  need a total of BOO lights to make it  worth while coming here, and ft00 was  about the bent ho could hope for hi  Vfohltnt, wo he hn.' ih-i.-uh-iT to par,:, t.hv-.  town up.  ICvcry Britisher who can possibly  spare the time In this busy season  should ho at the patriotic rally in  M.'r.:i;r.til;- Hall to night. .".;.;gt.  Bryant, a returned soldier, will give a  talk on hlu experiences at the   front,  I foul thi'i-e will nihil be a shunt musical  programme. The titrair will close with  .iili.i.1.-. II..- iui-'jle for whir's w!M be  Hiipplied by the  band  and  orrhimtm,  I The adtiiiiwiiou ia HO cent*'.  L. D. Timmons  is spending a  days in Nelson this week.  Mrs. Leech of Calgary   is  here on  visit with Mrs. H. Hamilton.  Bitogy   "V/aktsl* A    second-hand  buggy or light express wagon.   Write  E. Butterileld, Wynndel, B.C.  Misses Phyllis and Frances Lyne left  yesterday for Penticton, where they  will visit friends foi* a few weeks.  A. B. Shannon of Proctor, the weed  snspector for the Kootenays, was here  a few days the early part of the week.  Mrs. Embree and the children are  among a eiunphig party who are  spending the month at the Goat River,  above the conyon.  John Morgan of Cranbrook, who  has a 10-acre ranch ou the flats, below  Fred Smith's, spent a couple of days  on his property here the* fore part of  the week  For the first time in many moons  there are no births to record in the  vital statistic returns for the month  past There were no marriages, and  but one death.  Miss Andrews arrived from Winnipeg this week, and has taken the  position of stenographer at- the Fruit  Growers' Union. She is a daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. John Andrews.  The water is now far enough gone  to make travelling between town and  the ferry comfortable on foot or saddle  horse, and a few more hot days will  see it good for all lines of traffic.  The Red Cross workers ask that the  ladies attending the dance tonight be  kind enough to bring refreshments.  Ice cream and liquid refreshments  will be on sale during the evening.  W. H. Lyne of Vancouver, who  succeeds the late Thos. Cunningham  as chief inspector of insect pests, paid  the Creston Valley an official visit on  Saturday���������the first since his appointment.  Father Kennedy, who along with  Father McGuire is spending a couple  of weeks at the coast, is expected to  be here for the usual first-Sunday-in-  the monte service in Holy Cross church  this Sunday.  This has been a grand week for  haying operations and from all reports  the clover crop, especially, is a dandy.  On the Lamont ranch on the flats  quite a bit of it has attained a growth  of over six feet.  G. E. Sparkes, a former principal of  Creston school, who is now in charge  at Silverton, had splendid success with  his Entrance pupils this year. Four  out of five of them were successful,  and three took marks over 600.  John Keen, Kaslo, Liberal candidate  in this riding, returned home on Sun  day, after a week's get-acquainted  visit at Creston. He plans to hold at  least two big rallies here, the final one  on September 12th. If possible he  will likely be here for the Bowser  meeting as well.  Creston school district's arrears of  taxes which are said to total $3,600  pale into insignilicance whon compared with Cranbrook, where close to  $20,000 is owing. Whatever faults  Tom Caven may have ha must bo  given credit for keeping his taxes paid  ���������he and Bert Beattie, and a couple  of others.  And now its the high price of water  some uf our citizens nro complaining  about. The Goat Mountain Water-  wooks Oo. have notified some of an  upward revision of rates to tako affect  this month. Auto owners are mulcted in the sum of 25 cents a month for  tho summer season for tho wet goods  used for motor car washing purposes.  The tearing up of the Great Northern Railway lino from Port Hill to  Wynndol is no false alarm this trip.  A work train with tho usual box car  sleepers rind onto cars, with a crow of  about 70~mostly Italians���������landed in  on Wednesday, nnd aro now buoy at  tin* Wynndel end taking up the iitcol  and other v.*ovth-wbHe-movin;i* property.  On Monday wo were presented with  a basket of strawberries which wore  grown   on the   homestead of .lamas  ������>...-!<*...... J    IT* I.    ..    ...        KM...      I I....    ,.  JJI.UJW. il in, 4  itpbUlll *4>      ���������III'    uiiiimn j*iii  largo uiui ripe, and appear equally iih  good us the famous Creston Valley  product. Biairmore |<hiterm*lse. |The  I'.utorpriHo is qui Incorrect, in using the  Ci'i'������jt.'������i������ Valley berry ������������ the htirhest  Htaiiiinrd of excelloiM-e In that pari I-  ���������"���������1'lnrlim* of ..toft fruit.").  PRICE OF  Five-Passenger  -Touring Cars -  f.o.b. FORD, Onr,  S. BEVAN,       Creston  For the  Ladies.  Hosiery  Corsets  Dress Goods  Ginghams  Lawns  Ribbons  Laces, &c.  For the  Men   New Shirts  in   lI^Tl-iolri  * * *       .  A   -ft. Jli V-*- * "V.  JL--' J  111  Flannel  Dress and  Sport   Shirts  Neckwear  These are all very good values.  The colors are fast dyes.  Ui yOibii     StsSS U&ggggg-S  LIMITED  ���������UUSBSfjUSiB  You Can Buy at  Canyon City  LUMBER, $10 per M. and up.  SHINGLES, $2 per M. and up.  BRAN, $1.10 per hundred.  SHORTS, $1.20 per hundred.  2 cans CORN for 2 5c.  2 cans PFLAS for 2 5c.  2 cans BEANS for 2 5c.  ''������  ���������J  **PW   H* iM   M   i������w>    \**'  LIMITED  WI m

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