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 AJ-L THE NEWS  of the CRESTON  DISTRICT  .'..-;��������� All Road* to East and West -Kmtsnskf.  I  _JE,r"sD  Inni^ix  X\o. 2, 6tH Ybar.  ���������v ���������v,.:.;r.1'.'.' \ ~-.���������������������������,��������� .'Htt,,''y���������Jfy'"u-:^~^CS^S  fti'ti-ti^^^SS^&k^  *���������'������������������������������������ ������������������:'.77������SY?wS'KS^a?aS--__  .-��������� -������ ��������� i-'-���������������������������...���������i:-j;?.?.',-!r;'-jMiJ.lKfi^_MI  >���������'?.???? f?'^lSl^^|  r?:????r:?Y?7?gMi2SI^  "���������   ti   *���������-���������';������������������?���������?*>-?rTY??';'-"Y'-:^''''-'*'v*'*v'*'-'"Y-'. -^-v'-St  _______-^TtM^M^^"'''? r���������; '���������;./^V"'^^;^!^^  s ent ��������� t *6!^iiY?iilS  ���������   "'.'-���������   .-���������������������������',-r;^rpv���������^-Y;V-r.;;7.v.:-.gjg^'  A D D RESS ?f|31t??;??'?' 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JAN.  16    1914?  jm - ________^____���������.      ���������   _ ,       . ���������-������������������ -i���������*-��������� ���������    v*       ^^aaa-g,.,,*,,ii��������� 1 _  ������������������ i,.,ti,ji,j���������g ,;f,;--   i.. ,u-,, --������������������-~-  I Creston Valley Agricultural Associattdn Is Mow Msstff  SlNC LE COPIES YSC9  -'_*^fe/  \^Uj_AXiA A I. tV/t  I***   ,*-������.���������*-*. >k-*4������ *���������������������������������������  JL^_*CU*UX l_>  in FaVor of  Organizing at Once  Despite the unpleasant weather* which was decidedly  stormy on Wednesday evening, the meeting called to  receive the report of the special committee appointed last  November to canvass thoroughly the question of organizing an 4.grieultural Association, was carried to a  successful finish and resulted in the unanimous adoption  of the recommendation of the committee that we proceed  to  orga-uize at -once  m.  nA-ni***-   as-  ������������������w.a'������������.^  bu/,hu ur iKAUt  i  Y* ���������      &:��������� ������������������#. ������������������ ���������;  "tJA^y '' *" ���������-���������"���������'^:": -** ���������"���������"������������������'      *- '      ���������-'*��������� "*":"-  proceeded  meeting  was called to order  shortly before 8.30,  V;  Jackson  in   the  chair.  Minutes  of last meeting  read  and  approved.  Committee's   report was handed  to the. secretary who  to  read the  same.    .......  -  ? The committee submitted bye-laws for approval of  the sneering and it was moved that the report of the  committee  be  accepted;  p Moved that we proceed to form the Creston Vaiiey  Agricultural  Association.  Moved that a committee of ways and means be  appointed to secure subscribers; to view possible real  estate openings ihat would provide suitable location for  B the association's buildiugs and tc interview the Recreation  Park Association with a view to seeing if it would be  possible to make any deal with them to tale over their  interest in the park property.  iruittee   was   appointed   as    follows:    Messrs  ;rCallender,  Bradley,   Timmons,  Pease, and ?jacksoBi.       *'  that AvIrPyackson be our"delegate fe Victoria  Provincial  Agricultural  Association. V     ���������  Moved that printed forms be procured for the purpose  I of getting subscribers  to  the capital  stock.  Those  pre_e_it?* all   subscribed ior,; stock,  in the Association arid it was coin ted outthat^ anvone could subscribe  i.   ��������������������������������������������� ��������������������������� - '"'������������������'" '*. ....     -,    ;-��������� ...   :���������..'..., '��������� -������������������    .*'���������"' ������������������.'..  for one share and later on  seciire.  rtiore.    Aiiv  member  holding five or   more   shares   is   eligible   to election  on  Board of Directors.  Meeting adjurned subject to the call.of .the Secretary,  ��������� J.% Heath. *   *'. y ?  The annual meeting of the Creston.  Board of Trade was held on Tuesday  evening in Speei-a Hall.  Pre?. C. O. Rodgers was in tbe obair.  . Minutes of the last meeting read and  approved. *  CoiT-tspoutlence in -connection with  the matter of (he fill in of the 'pool  along the C P. R. track near: tho  Erickson station was read and ir was  learned that the matter is now in the  hands of the railroad commission.,  Correspondence from England asking  if there are any openings for workers  or farmers in ..this district .was read  and the secretary was instructed - to  forward what information fie could  with regard  to the matter.  S.E. Bradley *?yas elected to membership  On the invitation of the Board J.  B. Winlaw appeared and made a  statement a_ to bis application -to the  government for the lease of land in  connection wi h his mill. The Board  gave him a vote of thanks for the1  clear statement he had made.  ���������  President Rodgers in his report spoke  of conditions- i_. Britisli Columbia  generally, .j>f the? money stringency, {I  and stated that we of the Kootenay  have Buffered less than any other part  of   the   pioviuce.    He quoted   some  riqie 7 crossings but that the mileage  ppsts were in such a state of decomposition as to be out of eight.  He -reported, .-tfiat on the agitation  of the. Board the Company had fenced  fibff" traok but had used barbed wire.  \ |-e bad considerable correspondence  tiij xogard to the matter. He stated  tbat the O. PR. had also fenced its  ^acks but ha4 used woven wire. It  :wafl'4- resolved Miat .'ibis i-^fprmation  Mf~_e_t to the roiiroad oonunissiou.  - -?A vote of congra*^^tioh was extended  tp O. O.  Rodgers on his Weotiou to  tlbi*������   Pre8ideiioy . of.::' the"'_ Mountaia  ^umbermens  Association.  Y vote of thanks to S.  A. Speers for  the use of the hall.  ��������� Y Moved that two boses of appies be  ^ent to the Legislative Assembly witb  tjie compliments of thei Board,   ti-  Moved that the Board ask the C P. R.  tp   establish   a   flag   station 'midway  between Oreston and Duck Creak, at  <���������}������ ������ear mileage 70.2  ti ^o������ed   Ihat;   the  seorotary procure  printed forms of application for member-  sfaip.' Meeting adjourned.     .    .,  =SrSt"-r.--r-���������T-.  Young ������attle bought,  ftlair, Briokson.   46tf.  Apply: to O.  i'*.?rr.1*aimjL.-a  -   OW.UVCU  4-/���������   J-V.-S  ������.vr      iuC  liBERMENWILL  ���������MOVE TO  At the annual meeting of the Moun-  ftain Lumbermens Association held in  'Nelson on Monday last it was decided  I to move the office  of the Assoeiabion  ��������� to' Nelson Jfroni Cal gary   where it lias  "been for the pest year. ��������� ?   >'  Retiring    Fresuient   W. B.   Anstie  cited several causes to account -for the  ^present unsatisfactory condition of phis  lumber market, tbo greatest of whioh  was overproduction, thn Khlpments of  the Mountain  Mills 1013 boing  about  ,lfSO,000,000 fcet'leto than in 1012.  Tho election  of  officers  resulted as  follow*): Ci O. Rodgors, of Canyon City  Linnbot Co., President; A. K. Loltoh,  of JnlTrity,   VIoo-Piob.;  A. K.   ITrank,  ,' of Oalgary, Beorotmiy-treaauroa., .  Walter Hall was a visitor to Oreston  Wednesday.  Mrs. Wm. Dow is visiting friends at  .  -������������������������,'.���������  tlio Coast.  O, J. Wigen, of  Wynndel,   was   In  towti yostoiday on huslnc ss.  The Yotmg Mini's Clnb or tho Miitho-  d.'st Ohuroh spttit a vory enjoyable  nodal timo Friday rwiniiify.  mtmtmmmmmm*  WIFE OF FORMER  OREST0|iN DIES  ��������� It will bo a surprise to many of our  leaders to ,|carn cf the uoutli in Cranbrook of Mrs. W. H: Johnson, wife of  Capt.   Johnson  who  lost year  had a  pool room and restaurant on fourth  street,   Mrs. Johnson  was taken sick  on New  Years   day with   rheumatic  fover " bnt   with  hor   characteristic  energy fought  itoifand  for a week  succeeded In keeping out of tho hospital.   On Monday Mrs. W. Heron of tho  Iii tig Georgo Hotel, who is her daughter, received   word tbat  her  mother  was very sick and immediately went  to Cranbrook.   Sho stayed until Wednesday and thon as  her mother aoom-  eo to bo  much   bettor sho  returned  homo.   Tluu&day  at 10;2������>  h.ui. Uvu,  Johnson passed away at tho ngo of <17  years.   Word was stmt to Mrs, Heron  and she loft today accompanied by her  husband.   Tho funeral will probably  tivko place Saturday,   Mr.   aud Mrs.  Joim-son camo to Oroston In February  of 10,13 and tuudu many (rioiids. .Thoy  Were doing woll until the Hti-iiigoncy  struck, tho town and thon last fall they  left for Oranbrook,   Mr. Johnson runs  tho rink at Cranbrook. Tha sympathy  of tho community is ox tended to Mrs.  Heron and Mr. Johnson in their aad  Ijereavumciit. -  'Miss Vesta  Smith left  Monday  for  ���������Jf"  Mr. Thompson, who has been visiting  ends ihGreatdh7 returned to Medioine  *,;:i_Pw|a*jri":'*5.-Y-  "ti';.:' .��������� ,Y., ,!���������;??.:.;_  Mr, Frank Smith took tho Kattbonnd  for.   Criuibroolt    Tuondar,    returning  LThni'Hdiiy.  mtmtiimmmmm  iu, Ct. xwuu-jicto icLiuncu *i'oii������ i"icu.im  luoMiiiy wrm-i-*' hn wiih  in HiritiimaiiDM  tllit tho Mountain  Lumbermen's   As-  Vooi&ttou,  *mmimmmmmti0*><\it*mfmstmiMi  W J. Cooper, of Wynndel, w������w������ a  vI������ltor to the ������������������Hftnotttn***'' Tuesday. Ho  wanted to  show  his approbation of  tlio Uovu'w uoIid paui u*i another your  in advance.   Jf W. *l..lim^t on ho will  be receiving dlvlchmda from the Ro-  , VtOw.   Who will ty# tU# ttfxtf  fijjares ffeni^ the lumber trade io show  the falling off of that iudust^y in 1913  and he also presented 7Some -gnresl?  which showed the; very -|iS"psfa3toi^'  increaee in the fruit shipping industry  oi; this?-district-..ia'? 1913. _he ?totai  number of apple boxes made in 1912  wa������. 9,508 while in 1913 they amounted  to 13.65J; Tomato boxes iu 1912 were  5,065 and in 1913 they amounted to  iu,t88, the total number of boxes'and  crates in 1912^ was 17.626* and ia 1913  tbey were 32,091. ThiB seasons apple  ���������hipnientsro the middle of November  were 11,492 boxes, of tomatoes 12,752  boxes, of small fruits 8.577 crates, of  vegetables 87 tons, of corn 4,o69 doz.  neads, cuoumbers 1,103 orates, plums  1,467 boxej'and pears 440 boxes. Of  the apple shipriients 66^ repr-sonted  Puncy and No 1. ���������>. The average price  of apples bb n whole was $1.31 per  box Strawberries averaged $2.04 per  orate aud raspberries $1.07. There w er.  49,000 trees plauted oue in the distriei  u.akiuR a total of 202,500 novy planted  out. Acreage now under cultivation  ubout 2,100. He predicted that in 1017  the output of the district'would be  850,000 boxes of apples.  The Uuiou iu to be congratulated  upon the wurehoase it is now oreotiug.  A vote of thanks was extended to  tho rrosicUnt for the ablo manner In  -.���������'.I  Which he prtaeuttd his reporfc of the  distriot.  Secretary Fowler presented his fl-  nniioinl report whloh showed that the  Board hnd been uudor very heavy  expense during tho year but owing  t,o the oarotul ilunnoiiug of lho Sooretary  there wus still a balnuco on the right  oldo of tho ledger. Rep irt was reoeived  and filed,  yioo-Prosldoh't Lowouborg, inado a  very safcb'factory reporfc and answered  a number of -questions dealing with  the work of tho Board darln'** the  year.  Election of oflloors rasultijd ns follows  Honorary President C. O. Rodgers,  Pier*. R, M Reid, Vice rrefl. V* B.  Fowlor, Sooy.������TrenH. Dr. Henderson,  Auditor ID MiillnudaiiH), and tho executive Com mil too > MeH������v������ Bradley.  JaakNon, JUowonborj-, Spoors, Fit'_������  Qernlil and   Huscroft.  Tho new olllcers nssumed conlrol.  Report if ooiiimlttuo appoitumd  to  nuAKOkr    ������u    ujivtittUlgU    OU     IUO     Utl-IIOlU  i.uij*.utMj  poiumioniv   oniiod   lhe   K- V,  For thi������* oowiiuifctiMi C-Hty Lowenberg  .���������ps-essetitM.������. report: a!iowta(p tlu&t .tlwso  **55&_ Jsejt Darling left Monday after  4. very pleasant visit with friendsi heroi,  ^y-toti^ith^ on-  Itiareticural^p^ ???"?-' '������������������ -^y'^^J*" Y;."'  Crestou..,'������-ibsral A'saociation " ^viti  hold a meeting on Wednesday Jan. 28  ~at> which they will be addressed by _I.  te.. Breffifster, Le^jsr of the Liberals of  B.OY ''-[���������". .   .-:.���������   '   ?: -   '   ''".'' '  Windermere District Cnrling Association will begin their Bonspiel on  the 20th?pf this month and have asked  to have Creston send a .rink. Give  your name to E. Mallandaine.'  There .will be a meeting of the Fish  and Game Protection, Association in  Speers?Hall on January 24th. A full  attendance is requested ns there are  some matters of' importance to come  before the meeting.  fnnw;H^  OY LIBERAL IE  At a conference of the Liberal party  leaders, Mr. H. C. ?Brewster, Mr. John  Oliver and Mr. M A. Macdonald, last  night it was, decided to make a.tour  oi the province, holding meetings at  such places as there wiii ba time.for  before the party convention, to be held  in, Viotoria, Februa^ 25 next.  ��������� Msssra. Macdonald and Brewster will  speak at Ashcroft on the 19th of Jan.  and. with them will be Mr. John V'.  McConnell, the candidate in Yale. The  itinerary wiii continue to Kamloops on  the 20fch, Vernon, January 21; Revel-  stoke. January 22 Nelson, January 24;  Cranbrook January ������6. Frbbs that  point Mr. Macdonald goes East on legal  business, bnt Mr. Brewster will be  joined from 'there on by Mr. John  Qiiver. They..^wiil then proceed to  Ferasp, to hold a meeting on January  27*; Creston January 28; Kaslo, Jan.  30; Phoeni^? Feb. 3 (with possibly  Greenwood on the same date): Grand  Forks Febrnary 3: Rossiand, February  7, and Men-it Feb. 9. Mr. McConnell  will rejoin tbem at that point. After-  w������rd the lendisrs wil! go north to __i_ee  Rupert, Bella Coola and other points.  .. The lower mainland will be covered  ���������after the convention. The foregoing  schedule,is,, of course,  subject to the  nana!    rialava .:'-i nniAari������ * to    travel,    but  feboso are the dates which 'have' been'  decided upon. .",>'*'';       r  IYt!^?^^-;.-- i ' ������������������.������������������... - i   .1. ��������� ���������. .., ���������  ������������������,'.������������������������������������.��������� /--...  ?'.-W^i are 'sorry  to  hear  that ?Mr_;  ItouagY**** jq-nilfco ill and ?hope she will  Soon"recover.   ""?���������? Y'"?'���������'-,  H. Boffey, who was taken suddenly  Ul on Tuesday evening with kidney  trouble, was taken to the Cranbrook  Hospital"- yesterday.  ���������The C. O. S. ot Cranbrook is selling  Iron Beds with mattress and spring for  $11.' 1V'   ������������������'������������������*���������.������������������ "' ?"'',*7."-. '������������������;������������������..:',���������  The Annual Convention of the B. O,  SiTrOckbreederfl' Association wi!! bs held  in the Empress Hotel, Victoria, January 20th and 80th, 1914. A strong  progrann is S)eing prepared and interesting sessions aro assured.  .T. Oanipboll Dow, Cashier of the!  looal Bank, left Saturday for a short  vocation on the prairie. Ho will vltdt  Medicine Hat And Edmonton before he  retttrnc*. Campbell took hla wkatoa with  hiin and hopes to enjoy a good skate  before ho returns.  ' What looks llko a record was mado  last Friday when _>avo Larmouth  did somo plowing in the afternoon.  This elimatb has all climates boa ton.  We alsohayofarmors who know how  to use every opportunity for' tho Ini-  provemeilt* of thoir ranohca.  **i,^.i.i.m^i  O, O. S., SlGNAiripS ORANBROOK  00-OPJCRATIVB STORBS.  .Well Jjwd CoUte ftftW^J' Salo-the  Mother has jpodigroo, both Father and  l-riihet* (food, jwhtoh and cattle" dogu,  nearly ready' to work, well marked  white nild tan, Anybody wanting a  g.iod dug lo waton or work will do well  tu n������v uu������ oi iiieoe dogs. For prioe and  pur I loulnru apply to Geo. Cartwrlght,  Knoknou, B. O.   lUvei������ldo Kauoli.  - On'Friday: ��������� evening January 23rd a  social gathering will be held ih connection with the  Church ot  England, at  ^ ��������� ..... .. ,  tbe Mercftntil������ Hnll, commencing at  7;30 p.m. A cordial invitation is extended to all churoh people in the district to be present. AU'the members  are requested to bring refreshments.  This will be proceeded by a pnrty to.  be given to all the Sunday School  children.  Our old friend A. MoL. Fletcher,  Fruit Inspector, came into town again  Tuesday but did not stay very long as  he had to hurry back to close up tho  business for tho year. Ho regrets that  he was unable, to stay and take Dan  Cameron to church again. His eye  kindled whon ho saw tho Fruit Grdw-  ers warehouse and he said ho regarded  it as ono of the finest, signs of improvement ho hud seen In many a long day.  Ho roturnod Wodnosday as far as  CiunbiooJc.  R.F. GREEN  About one hundred voters assembled  in Mercantile Hall on Saturday evening to hear the speakers who had  oosao to attend the Conservative Association meeting here.  ??S_Qtily Rafter 8 o'clock the speaker*  awived. S.E. Watson was the rf_tfr-  man of the evening. The first speaker  called upon was J P. Fink,, of Cranbrook. He expressed his pleasure in  being present; - Referred to the last  occasion on which he? visited Creston  during the Fall Fair. He hoped Oreston  growers would again go to Cranbrook  to exhibit their fruit and wished them  success in?their, work. He spoked"?a  long acquaintance with Hon. -j&.??_y  Green and thought we were fortunate  to have him as a representative tijs.i  Ottawa.  He was followed by A. E. Watts,  of Wattsburg who also spoke very  highly of Mr. Green.  The chairman then called upon the  speaker of the evening and all eyes  wers, turned to the platform and  during the half hOur; or so that followed the a ttrention of the whole meeting was rivetted on the speaker. He  said there waB really very little of  Dominion affairs that affected us  vitally although we were interested  iii Other affairs indirectly.  He spoke of a visiirhe rmade to our  Post Offlce?and said that whereas he  could not promise _ InuHi-g because  the" population of th������ fown was. too  snaall to^'justify the government in  putting one up at the present time,  he would endeavor to procure an added  appropriation for the renting of a  larger and betterb-nildln*. He mentions  ed the telephone matter and said  that he thougrht that was more par-  ticulary a matter for the Provincial  government.  He spoke of the Frnit Marks Act  and the parfc. he had. in its introduction  and used it to show that tho government was really doing something for  the benefit of the agriculturist. He  mentioned also the lead bounty and  tne great advantage it has been Co  tho miner. He said that the next  groat movement would be in the mining  interests of the province.  He told, of tbe millions the government was spending on the Fad do  ooaBt and ended a most interesting  speoh with a strong appeal to the  loyalty of his hearers to Buppirt tbe  naval policy of the Borden administration. His address made a very fine  Impression and when he finished the  audience showed their interest aud  approbation iu demonstrations, of rapturous applause.  After the address tho members of the  Conservative Association remained and  enjoyed a smoker. There wns a line  i-us-ial program and a httlo bnilness  was transuoted. aiid just boforo midnight the mooting broke up by singing  tbe national anthem.  (Tor, Ront���������Oandy  Oreston Reviow.    jj'  store,   Apply to  ���������****"iWtw*>������tf������ ^WW'*****"**'  When you want vour noxt Job of  piiu-viug none, na matter what the Job  Is, bring It to the Review office, Wo  Kuam������)t������* ������. UmL-claHs job and our  tipiH^m *r������ right.  Ajui-iltntion of tho famous Travortjno  marble, froiiii which the pnluoes of tho  RomitrU emperors wci-i* built,  is boiiig  usod   to  make   the  atatnnry  and the  covering of tbo exhibit palaces at the  pAnamaPaoillo   International  Exposition.   The composition is a gypsum,  rain prott-f nnd of unfading oolor; in  tint  it   Ih  a faint  ivory  yellow and  in  an  smooth   and   hard  as   marble.  Tlio   exposition   sculptors   aird   their  asiflHtaiitN   hnvo  formed   a  sooial olub  called  tho   "Travortina   Club"   slooo  they at*> the dr������t saulptors to use tho  material for this purpose.  Rubber oboes .and gum boot* nt A.  As we go to. press ouv young people  Hro gathoring iu Mercantile hall for a  danco.   Particulars in next issno,  Uow ior sale, will be fresh lu Jau.  Also applos for sale,   $1.00  por sack.  Apply O, O. Fronob. l������9pd.  Services in the Ohuroh of England  WiU he um follows** for next Sunday;  Sunday School at ll;30a.m��������� Evensong  ami luiiiress at V p.m. At tlio close Of  the evening aervlci* t.ho iinnnul vestry  mooting will bo hold. All member** of  the Church of England aro earnestly  ml r-l   ������������������..1 I    ��������� .    .4^.,    *J ������    4^ -r������     ���������      1^ ���������  t t, ..,.������������������ mm ���������. ������ ������  ....... ^   ,, ...   ..w  xmVUklmm.fr   ****!* UUU1WM |*ly'  3 p ni. At Sirdar on Tuouday then*  will b������ Kvensoiiff and add reus a* 8 p.mt  IUv. K. Bull offlglaHug.  ' tt,ttHt*J:C...:i'-'i<>.>'' '���������'" Ji ���������'       '   '    ' i     '  IW^1./.-'.'.^J'.UI^ir^.iliraii'iuil''.^r.M^  mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmim.  ms*mmmts*t***mtm .V-..T  iv���������  THE BSYIEW, CHESTOK, B. a  &E ATS ?E L E G. -T RIG  1 P-Pta^s^K^E^-^S e Rd^o^jyi o fte^Y  We doa 8 ads yoa te pay tn a coat natal you have used  this wonderful modern light in yoar own borne for ten days, then  you may return it at ������ur expense if uot perfectly satisfied. ?��������� We  want youry prove for yourself that it gives five to fifteen times aa  much light as the" ordinary oil lamp: beats electric;* gasoline or  acetylene. Lsgnts ana is put eut just like the Old oil lamp; '���������:.  JBU8U- 7t HOURS 611 6*1101 ������ft  _JT������������ uiveeupdwortulwhltell!���������it. buraseon���������aoneoal  oil (kerosene), no odor, smoke or noise. aUnul*.  ole_j, woa't explode. ��������� Gnaiaateed.       ���������*"***������'  ijA*ShI  ,00 Reward  will fco gl-ren. to the pernon who shows as tat  oil tamp equal to tbla Aladdin In ereiy way <de>  t_l_ of offer Klvei, in our circular). Would we  dare make such a challenge to tbe world lt there  was the ail elites Woubt aa to the merits of tho  Aladdin? we want ono person in each looality  towUotnwec-���������j refer oustonsers. Write quick  fer onr 10 Day Absolutely Free Trial *���������rop-  opltlon. Aeents' Wholesale r_rices, and leara  hour to gel ONB PREB.  WAfTf __ LAMP CO., 74B������adfiBBMt., Montro al _. Winnepog  Bit lain  WAITED  to demonstrate ln territory where oil lamps  aro la use. Experience  unnecessary. Many  aeents arersee frre  sales a day and make  ���������300.00 per month.  One farmer cleared  orer $800.00 in S w.ot������.  Too cab mftka b_oejr  erveatara sad spare tic���������.  Write quick for Ualtay  nod������i���������plo. .:  Iill. "1 Si  Mmm  rfres^  rite for Price List_3L  PATENTS  Patent Your ideas���������No delay and wo  WM sell it for you if the idea lias merit. Send Stitch for free report. Inior-  sanation on patents and 't o' inventions  wanted mailed free.��������� J. A. MAC-  MURTRY <ic. CO./Patent Attorneys, 154  Say   Street.   Toronto,   Canada.  Barney Barnato's Comedy  In the journal South Africa.tho lato  Sutton Vane, the dramatist, one told  this story of Barney Barnato: He  ���������was. tht hest amateur melodramatic  actor I ever met. A little rough, so  is a diamond, but the fire is there.  He played Claude Prollo in Victor Hugo's Esmeralda splendidly. I playing  Quasimodo, the hunchback, -with him.  In the great scene on the parapets the  hunchback cries to throw the monk  (Frollo) into tlio street. Mr. Barnato  resisted vigorously. He seized ine by  my bump, which came off in his hand.  It was a sponge bag stuffed witb various articles. He slook his fist at  ma and then, with a quiet smile,  threw the hump from the cathedral  roof. Looking over, he exclaimed:  Good heavens! I have kill a policeman! Tremendous round ot applause Irom the audience.  The same   '?'????"?"  "What nice, largo peaches!w said-tlie  lady.? v     'ti- .'-*?* * .'ti. ..lti���������.*^'���������t:"r&&%?i?.&ti';:4:���������  ���������' Yes, ma'am; they aie beauties, ina'������  am, replied the dealer.  Howdo you aell them?* . ; ^Y  Ono dollar a'"basket'? ma'am. ?  ,.���������  And are?they juat'tho"saiae at the  bottom of tho bastett as Sat the top?;  Oh?yes, ma'am;?$! a basket rata'am,  Just th������ same.' ??"     ,, ?���������- ; ? 7Y<\r;YY*  An Endearing Act? YY-7Y...'  Wife (pleadingly)���������I'm afraid, Jack,  you do not love me any more-���������anywaiy  not so.well as.you used io. ? '  Husband���������Why?  Wife���������Because you always letYme  get up to., light the fire now. ?       ;?? ..  HusDand-rNonsenso, mylovoi'Ydur:  gettins up iro light the flreimakes _ie  love you all the more.  ������_43  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper?  ���������:;;,.:.?��������� Assistance fJeoessary  rTho first7fl^ld.'elassea taken to the  Ne%^Hjebi-laes'sorely puzzled tho elm*  pie minded natives. A traveler tells  ho-w, on������ ;of the mission clergy was  walkingalbrag th������ shore, when a native ?at Ma? side pointed out a figure  intherff ar distance? There? goes one  of myYehemiesi said he. Tho white  man;--drawing, out his field glassesr  and" focusing' them, handed then, to his,  eoaipsiidn, -who, ga-'.ng through them-  in amazement, beheld his foe appar-1  ently close at hand. . Dropping the  glasses, hi. seized his arrows and  looked again. The enemy was as far  away* as" at' '������������������ first. Once 'more ho  snatched the magic glasses, once more  exchanged, them for his arrows and  6hco?m6re was baffled. A bright  thought- suddenly occurred to him;  You hold tlie glasses to my eyes, said  he to the missionary, and I can shoot  him. - - , .  Now hoys, I wan't each of yon to  subscribe something toward the mission to the Cariboos. I shall hand  the box round, and as each of you will  contribute you will, I hops, say some,  appropriate test- Now, Charlie, you  show a good example;  A ruddy faced urchin stepped forward, dropped in his coin, and observed:  'It is better to give than to receive.*  Then ancthor contributed a copper,  saying:  Waste not, want not!  This was ruled somewhat out of order, but it was-fairly capped by a third,  youngster, wh evldentl* parted with  his penny with extreme reluctance, for  as he dropped it into the bos, ho murmured :  A fool and his money are soon parted.  EXCELSIOR  UFE INSURANCE CO.  Assets   $3,500,000.00  Insurance   $18,500,000.00  ABSOLUTE       Security  tor  Policy   Holders  Exceisior     Foiicy- Forms     Approved     by  Dominion   .Insurance   Department  For Agencies apply to Provincial Offices  at     Winnipeg.     Edmonton.      Saskatoon.  Vancouver,  or Head Otnce,  Toronto.  Armies of Animals  Some idea of the vast numbers of  animals that  Africa  used to  support  can be gained from a passage in W.  Scully's  reminiscences.      It was J\nr.  Scully's good fortum   in 1892  to witness the last great trek of springboks  from  east  to west  of  the  Bushman-  iand desert���������a trek on a scale such as  no man will ever see again.   Fencing,  the   increase  or   population   and   the  distribution of arms  have  utmost exterminate..}, the onco innumerable host.  He says: I have stood on an eminence-  some   twenty   feet  high    far  out_ on  wortll to have Dr.  chase's Ointment  the   plains,   ami   seen   the   absolutely  at hand    u the tIme to apply in jusfc  level suriaee as fa*   as the eye could j sucu cases ot emergency.     Tbe most  reach   covered   with   resting   spring- ��������� important thing this ointment does is',  bo^s wane from over the eastern hon- ��������� to lpTexeQt  blood-poisoning.       It    de-  zon   the   rising   colums   01   dust  told; pre������S(?s the nerves; contracto the small  cv Er.su hosts advancing. . arteries and veins, and stops bleeding.  ;       " * By   its  anti_e_tic  influence  it  keeps  The conversation "turned to Pat in a ��������� out the poisonous germs and heals up  Washington club, and a congressman; t;.r wound.  from Wisconsin was reminded of how j Dr. Chase's Iintment quickly soothes  an esteemed citizen of that state got j itching and burning, and *. sems to heal  tangled up in a recent railroad wreck, j more quickly than anything that has  _,        , been discovered.     As a cure for ecze-  Ba it has never^ been rivalled, and  what more severe test could you apply? To try Dr. Chase's Ointment is  to prove its unusual merit and to keep  it always at hand for instant use.  Cultured Hindus  In Bengal there aro about 70,000.-  000 of people and they boast of perhaps the best culture in India at th������  present? time. The languago as a  writen language is only fifty yoars  old. Though for ovor a thousand  years it has heen a dialect, thoro is in  Indian history unfortunately no trace  of Bengftll having been an important  literary tongue. Th languago originates from Sanskrit, th mother tongue  from which ovory jthor Indian languago has borrowed its alphabet, grammar and vocabulary; but unlike the  othora, Bengali nover shrinks from  gathering now materials. There are  numerou$ Persian, French, Arabic and  ISnglish words incorporated in it. and  tho wonder of it is "that, instead of  having been degr-uK.l into some vulgar form like pidgin English. Bencrali  has become the most literary, scientific  and perhaos the moat philosophic of  modern ludian  CAUGHT COLD  _ffl WOUND  It limy to only a scratch or cut to  begin with, hut the deadly germs get  into it and soon you are a. victim of  blood-poisoning.     You say you caught      ,������.��������������������������� ..������������������... ^ ..������������������ ���������-.  cold in the wound and    it   festered.  in*the"'act*bf''concealing"a' haud"mir  Now it is red and fiery, and threatens v vol.  ���������carious troub' . Second  Saleswoman���������Poor woman!  You can never estimate wha,t it is j That's what comes of taking -. glass  ~" " too much.  very  Sad  First csalesman���������A woman was arrested downstairs this morning.  Second  Saleswoman���������What for?  First Saleswoman���������She was caught  Ko Gift Is More Universally  A���������������������������D!_We I lian  9f-m  Jt^Cf Fill S$  Gloves  See that the celebrated trademark"  as shown in illustration, ison every  pair q������ gloves you .buy.  When the smoke had cleared away  and the wreck, which wasn't a serious  affaii*. was pulled apart. Pat's friends  found him sitting beside the track  holding his head in one hand and his  leg in the other, said members of  course, not being detached.  How are you feeling, Pat? asked  one of the party, stopping to assist  the wounded man. Are you badly  hurt?  Shure, ah' tuot Oi am. answered  . a*., "v������iiose worst injury was a ouncix  of bumps. Oi fale as if a road roller  an" a bloomin' mule had stepped on  me during a foight.  Never mind, old fellow, sympathetically returned the other. It's not sti  bad as it might have been, and you  win  get damage.-?.  Damages! exclaimed Pat. Begorra,  an' Oive enough av thim. It's repairs thot Oi'm after now.  Minard's Liniment C res Diphtheria.  An American motoring through a  small Scotch town was pulled up for  excessive      eed.  Didn't you see that notice. Dead  Slow? inquired tho policeman.  Course I did, replied the Yankee, but  I thought it referred to your durned  little town.  I suppose that when you women in  tho east are giv-i the right to vote  you'll be like tlio woman I heard about  back in Colorado, said Mr. Henpeck,  rather sarcastically.  Why, what did she do? inquired Mrs.  'Henpeck.  Oh, Bhe just stood In front of the  polling place one afternoon sobbing:  "What do you thin_ of theso men? Tho  polls don't close for two hours yet,  and thoy won't let mo change my  vote,' said Mr. Henpeck with a smile.  A 8implc anJ Cheap Medicine.���������A  simple, cheap and eKectlvo medicine  Is something to be de 'veil. Thero is  no medicine so effective a rogulator  of the digestive system aa Parmolee'a  Vogotablo Pills. Tlioy are simple,  thoy are cheap, they can be got nnv-  where, and their lieneilcinl notion will  provo 'their recommendation. They arc  tlio medicine of tho poor man and  t-OKu who wish to escape doctors'  billH will do woll in giving them n  trial.  This Iratim mark sssMurmm pmrfmct  Style, Fit nnd Finish.  S-l!'l*      J  Flattering Epltaplu  C'li-ivlr-R l.iunh, when a 111 lie boy.  walking in u churchyard with hlB hIb-  tor und reading tho epitaph.-"., said to  her: Mury. whure uro nil tho naughty  prroplo burled.  A youngster was much depressed  by loneliness. His own brother had  gone away for a week, .and the lad  across the street, with whom he played occasionally, was ill in bed. Moreover, there were no toys that he  found amusing.  In this sad.state his mother found  him. Perhaps, she suggested, I can  play with you. What is it you wish-  to play, Indians?  No. mam, sighed the boy. I wish I  was two little dogs, so I could play  together.  Exhausted -Torn Asthma. Manv  who read these words know the terri-  rible drain upon health anC strenKth,  which comes in the train of asthmatic troubles. 7������any do not realize,  however, that there is j.p true remedy which will surely stop this drain.'  Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy  is a wonderful check to this enervating ailment. It has a countless record of relief to its credit. It is sold  almost everywhere.  He had been around from church to  church trying to find a congenial congregation, and finally he stopped at a  little church just as the congregation  read with the minister:  We have loft undone those things  which we ought to havo dono, and we  have dono thoso things which wo  ought not to have dono. \  Tho man dropped into a pew with a  sigh of relief.  Thank goodness, ho said. I've  found my crowd at last.  Tho boy had just bandod his father  a sizable haberdasher's bill with the  roauost that ho pay it  You are au extravagant idiot! roared the irate parent. ' Docs it ever occur to ;-ou to put by for a. rainy  day?  Why, yeB, dad, Baid cho youngster,  if you will rond over tho hill you will  find that one of the itoms la for a, $25  raincoat aud $15 for umbrellas.  Seville's Tower of Giralda  From   its  great  antiquity   alone  if  from nothing elsa it is plain that the  Giralda at Seville could not have been j  studied from the tower oC the Madison Square Garden in New fork which I  the American will recall when he sees  it.     If the case must be reversed and  we must   allow   that   the    Madison  Square tower was  studied from the  Giralda, we must still recognize that  it is no servile copy, but in its frank  imitation has   a   grace   and   beauty  which  achieve  originality.   Still,  the  Giralda  is   always  the  Giralda,  and  though there had been no Saint Gaud-  ens to tip it  summit with zueh a flying  footed nymph as poises on our tower,  the figure of Faith which crowns it is  at least a wood weather vane and from,  its office of turning gives the mighty  bell tower its name.     Liosg centuries  before the tower was a belfry it served the mosque, which the cathedral  now replaces, as a minaret for the muezzin to call the faithful to prayer, but  it was then only two-thirds as high.  There is much spaculation ovor tho  question, but llttlo " .ope that Colombia  will, so to speak, put on a silk hat for  tho canal opening and discard its Panama. *   "  Brino'ia It Home*  s wuh wending an���������aw���������account of  a wooinn lining i-on-d lo rirath by u  beaiitly r-w rlonirlwr Irrum*, i-r*inarked  young Diullelgh. \V- lly, 1 can't lm'-  ������������lnr> a iiion. Iinivwlhl,* affair, nm  you,  MIkm ('i,listi'|Hi'.'  No, Mr. 1 Mull������������������!i**li, r-'l'li'-d Mien f'nii-  fi!*HU.\ witn u un^my yjiwn, iimu'kii ji  Ul  'icln-;: b'.rcl  ('< i|,-n*li  hy ;,  c.-ill'.  A f,nndon Hcl'iiit;..! han --.'iircnj that  Willi;.''!! I:' tall:Iti}'. hi much Hint cvi-ut-  n.'illv uii,. wlil liihi- Ini' vole- a/iil cackle   lik"  ,M   lK-11. Ml-   llilllll I    l|. .110  1 I   Llll'  , ���������   1 .. 1  Ann , 11 ,111    l ������... ..-..,    v....  Severely ��������� ractica'  T feel that ������t Is my duty to scut tor  sunshine, said the man wh_ in laboriously  cliof-iinl.  Yi>'!><-��������� hi(i������ in tlii Ron-Ron wllh that  lino of woatluu* _oods, replied Kainior  Corn'oHHi'l. And, anyhow, what wu  nci-'iled this your wuh rain.  The Difference  'Twixt, modi'til. niiin and ogo'Th.l,  Tlie ('.ifl'ori-lH'O iH wide.  On,- ihlnkri ho novor would bo iiuhihmI  )l  he IniiioiTow dlod.  The ritliei- thlnkri when ho r.iindn team  Tha'   f ''���������"?'.,'   r<",",r. '������'   tiN'tilr  Ami l'uiii'li'.'i .'ill tin- world will hour  V.'  :(������������������'  In   v'tirc 1'Kie:i llial. H<|in-a.k'.  W. N  *- rw".-  u. oqo  Two C,i-r.\ ii lalniit lid.il are VCHpoTliil-  I Iill-  till'  tlie l.llll.-llll'lll  i.l.at. if .vou  v.,ml.  ;;        ' ���������   ������fwi   viiiim   r.\i\   \'i\������  mm'!  leaf ehn'li.     Hid. I hero ltl little pru������|in<:l.  tliiit   Ih -   l|f(*i   !'������llliriliu:(>   ������-(llilp:lllie������   will  j,ul tho chiill' enter au..nig tho prcfoi-  r<-d 1h1l.11.  On one occasion u certain puvlla-  montury 'character, known as a clover  speaker and very ottoctlvo in dealing  with a liontlle nnillo-ic.h, was tulilroHa-  ing a meeting in his :onstltuonoy.  He Imd'no sooner'risen and said 'Gentlemen' than some one thro.' an egg  at hlni. Quito unporturhod, ho turned to the offender und said:  I wub not. speaking-to you, air.  The highest*, wireless tower hi tho  world in nl Nmion. Germany. It. is  nonrly n rhouHiiiul foot high, imd it is  oxpoctcd that, tho cotupuuy can auud  nii'HSiiKos nn fur uh from Berlin to  Chicago.  Prcm'umo Upon Babies  Augustus, emperor of Bomo, made  babiof*. a'lasunurl tc office. By ,ho  -ox Pnpin PoppriOc*,, it.SRed In A.D.-8,  doiinlto preference as regards onic*  wais given to tho others of siiilsfnctor-  ily largo families, such fathers wore  ellglblo for., ofllco before twenty-five.  Thoy took precftdonCo of cbllcakucB  with no children or fewer than throo  and wore 'preferred all round. "Tho  prlvllogo was called tho 'jus trlum llh-  ororum (throe children prlvllogo), but  tho qualifying numbor, throo in Bomo,  was four ln Italy, flvo in tho pro-  vIucoh. Tho oyalcui, however, never  worked well.  _g      we  A Snow Hurricane  The buran, or snow hurricane of the  Pamirs, is a meteorological phenomenon of great interest. Even in midsummer the tempera'tur * . during a  snow buran frequently falls to 14 degrees P., while in ono winter it dropped to 4_ degrees below zero at the  end of January. The buran comes  with startling suddenness, the atmosphere growing dark with whirling  suowflakes where scarcely a minute  before the sky .was perfectly clear.  The Magnet  Magnet Is derived from the name of  the city of Magnesia, in Asia Minor,  where ihe properties of the ledestone  are said to havo been discovered. It  has, however, been asserted that the  name comes from Magnes, tho namo  of a shepherd who dlsi vered magnetic power by eing held on Mount Ida,  in Groeco, hy its attraction for tho  nails in his shoes.  20   GAUGE  MAMMERI,tiB$8 JRj&JPMATING SHOTGUN  The Model 191^ Winchester is the lightest, strongest  and handsomest repeating shotgun on the market. It  weighs only about 5H pounds, yet it has great strength,  because its metal parts throughout are made of nickel' steel'.  It is a two-part Take down, without loose parts, isjis^ple to ^  operate and the action work? with an ease arid^moothnesa  unknown i*r_ guns of other makes.   See one at ydu. dealer^or��������� <  Send to WinchtsUr Repeating Arms C$., Ne* Haven, Conn., tor circular.  fffli? LIGHT WmGHT, NICKBlt $TM&t l?I?PJ?_L_U5fi,  - % ' ���������* '  IB  fciepa "horae3. cows. s*faeep"and.plgs in such prime condition, because it is'composed ot" tlie same terbs. roots,  eeeaa and barfca that these animals eat freely -wlien  running wild. We grind these ten medicinal substances  to a fine powder, mix them thoroughly and give them  *n vi!ui a^ tlieil" best, in International Stock Pood.  This is why a tablespoonful of International Stock Food  ���������With the rejMiIar grain feed tones np the system of horses, gives  them new life, and a glossy coat of hair. It is the best thing-  ���������you can give a horse tor indigestion, liver trouble, coughs,  nfluenza, hide bound or blooa trouble. International Stock:  Food ia equally good for horses, cattle, sheep and hogs. It keeps  the system in a healthy conditioa and promotes rapid growth.  For sale by dealers everywhere. ,- iii'  INTERNATIONAL STOCK FOOD CO. UNITED. TORONTO, Ont., Can.  r<  EDDYSS  C ���������    -���������  '���������-.:     - ��������� f-   -  "2 in I" and <'3 in 1"  ...        ,  tie. other    WaBhboarda    hava    tha  zinc crimped by'tie method peculiar to  EDDY'S Washboards.  Th!a patented process    QHirslnatea  tho  danger    of    torn    linens���������tha,  abuse of hands���������the unpleasantness  of wash-day.  It assures tomfort and economy to  the   greatest    degree.    Insist    on  EDDY'S.  Washboards  Just  as good as  Eddy'a  Matches                                                       1  For Baking Success  ���������*  Success on some baking days  can  be  expected  no  matter-  what flour you use.   But con- K-  stant^ success is rarer.   It can  be assured in only one way.  The  miller  must  select  his]  wheat by oven test  So  from   each  shipment  of  wheat we take ten pounds as  a sample.   We grind this into  flour.   Bread is baked from " "  the flour. H__m n __������������������������___* n  If this bread is high in quality, PUKlOf  large in quantity, we use the f   * .^  shipment from which it came.       /  Otherwise we sell it. /  Constant baking success conies /  as a matter of course from-^  J3,*2ur bearing this name       S  *'Morc Br^d and  Better*Bread" and  41 BetterV Pastrv/Too "  62S  n  I    l  I  FARMERS  Sln_Pl_2y- **F"#e ���������"" _ 0*p OtWno tho highest prices for WHBAT, OATf.  BZS^X.y&.Sy*'*!'.*** "hlPPlno their car lots to FORT WiLMAiti ANB  PORT ARTHUR and having thom sold on commission b������������  THOMPSON, SONS AND COMPANY  THE   WELL-KNOWN    FARMERS' AGENTS  ADPr.ESS 70C703 \., GRAIN  t XCHANQE, WINNIPEG     ,  Lovo novor liiatrt moro than llvo  yciuii, oayn 1. Infly who npit.nnrH to  Imvo devoted fionio r-tuily to Mm null*  ject. Furliaiii* il. hni'l. an 1j;uI ars oho  would huvo 1111 bnllovo It, to lie, Rlio  may Imvo not lior liifoniuitloii from  Mni 1 Wioilwill or l>i* Woll! Uojipcr.  Tin- 'iiin.i-,1 lioct In vWiilk'.ilod, A  plo linn hoon nhiTipnl via. 111 in routo,  j\lco lho iioll" f.onLrol ol' r ill 11,-ontn hnu  hoiiu vliulhrattMl. Tlio plo ro-vliril i\.\  ���������lo-ii l mm 1 Ion.  Rlbbono  Tlio orltfl'ial Biielllng or r'.bhon wiih  rlbbuml, for it'wins a bund tlmt wonr.  around tho -waist, Inclou.nK or bhulliif*.*  tho 1 Ibo. Tho imlr ribbon In th.113 n  vory odd verbal paradox'.  Ivluuy a Juno \>r'ii\o v.-ho Imn^lnnl  alio'would tlo nothing bur. oco.upy a  throno Ih nov/ down In tlio cellar try-  IriK to got tho clinkers out ot. tho fur*  nacu ao tho blamo tYluK will worlc.  Mvory onco In av/hllo you can ploli  up tho paper and boo that tho war Ih  ended nRiilii in Stinto Domingo. Howovor, tho parion* aro jiiHtlllod. Euch  tlmo lt't' 11 dt-oi'ont war.  Tn lho "nullum rotflonu thoy aro pk'lc-  iiit{ tho i-iinnon ball:; out oi' tho bind  sicupo propiuatoiy lo i-cuumln^ a_iiuul-  turo.'  Bohemia's Coal Mines  Tho lpwcBt huraun habitatljn io aaid  to bo that of thb coal mlnera in Bo-  homla, somo o������ whom mulco their  dwcllluga at a point ovor 2,000 foot  bplow tho lqvol of tl?o Ben.,.  ��������� ������������������w i^.��������� -mm:, . ��������� ��������� .���������������������������M. ,mm*+0 ,  Votlno  Po you bollovo that women cuglit 'to  voto'.'  Riiro! And what' more, I thlnU*  mon oiiKht to too  Badly Disappointed  Ijltlrlo Mattio flow into tho house ono  ovonhiK vory lato for mirsory ton and  hurried toK her mothcr'n clinir. Oh,  inothov, Bho, crlod, don't ticold mo. for  I'vo. had audi a dhmppolntmont. A  horno foil down In tho Htroot, and  thoy p.nld' thoy worn rcoin*? to nond for  a horao doctor, un of oouruo, 1 had lo  may. And aftor I waited ami waited  ho camo, and oh, mother, what do you  thlnlc, it waa only a man!  An Alarmlnrj Tale  Mr. H lay lato-���������Tho olher nifcfit. I  huurd u blory ^Uat ���������avo mo ouch a  atari.  j'lnt, ATuohb'tvoil���������T wlnh . hliOW Jt.  Phenomenal., ,..,;   .-,.', ;;*.,  Papa, f-Bltod WllUe, wW ia phoaonv  omvlV '.'���������������������������'":* v.'l.  It in pUcnomonal, my boh;, oxplalncd  Mr. WlBopato, whon a lawyo^la con*  tont with t. nominal foo.  l    . ������������������'-.'���������- ')*i-.7'"'j-:- '-,Vi.'������-���������il!-,  Advlcoa from tho tiatlonal *fiopart*  mont o������ agriculture to eat what you  llko when you fool lllco it, Ib not worth  much to thoso who do not know whor������.  to got uiouoy ouough to follow ouclj  advice.  iiiimiii,    nm,'- ��������������� ��������� ���������     ��������� i 1  JnrloH  doiq;;tr������>  I-I1*-  ���������������''.onioy   KiMiorul'i*  opinion that thoy ouunnt. ,   I  nm 11 ���������..(-������ ��������� ���������-  .r..,l     r'l-OHllllll  'l-'ilt  >6iii* mra!:'. :.':d Hvtr  lu IL worth U'.'  I. -1,-w       ���������>     (1,., I      A,\,l.  irnrllo    Willi     llll  :i huiiilvrd yoiirii,"  A ntununiith ln llriiuaelH Inui luvont*  oil u rovolvor thai iihooh-i iiovon iriinon  In a accond.  A French Comedy  Wlion John Rudyard was budding  IiIb famous woodon Kddyutono light-  houBO ho was muoh haraBBOd by tho  doprodittlona of French prlvatoQrp.  Thim on ono momorablo day all lil������  mon woro BitrprlBod whilo at worlc  and bovno oil' iu triumph to Friii-co  aa prlacnora of war, tho captors thinking thoy hnd dono BomotbliiK Very  nmart, But LouIb XIV did not approve at aU aud promptly ordorod tho  mon'n rftloano. Their work, ho eald,  la for tho bonoflt, of nil natlonB. I  nm at war with Knglnnd, not wltr  humanity.  r������ . .... .. .1  Ik  k'-t.'OMi'utaw-  W'li,.,-,   vwi   \r\ai* vour limlU'olln.   ootl-  nolo yournolf wllh the thought tliat  nomoono 111 putiniii; u-������ nwnn.������in.u, Z������.  a rainy dny.  Try Murine   t.*yo  ie von huvo Red, Weak, Watery Eyo������  or "Gnmiilntod ICynlldn. Doesn't Smart  mm-Soothoa   15yo Pain.    DriiRKisto   Sell  ' Murina Kyo Remedy. Liquid, 25e, 50c.';  VT-i**iii,j,   v.vm  Hnlvn   In  Aneptlc   Tube*,  1 JJSo,   Sflo.     ICyo   llookn   luoo   uy   uuui.  ...... ������������������������ m.-.m ,x.x *l..^ r-mrm   i  I Ml>   ���������**������    .������...-   m...~   .������������������-    ���������      ���������        ��������� ���������  '.i-fturi-tt Eyo llum������������ly Co..  Chluuao  in*.i*lkllMfcWr*'  ������&S!ltiE%SI%Slt&ix������-&m  .^.^fi^.*.-...\������X*,!.H..f^0*^-:tiHf*.^.-f^^J^" l^*rfih.J*������|^^it.v...'irrpMMH^.������^.1^1  irmi^rr'nilii mm*mimmmm*mmm*^^  ���������"mi**mmi0l<mm>ifr^mm?mwmy*m**^^ itoititfitotSmMWBBx  llf:?Y^?#Sfl??^f^  ^v^y'T^T' '-'"~~^r?!7?v??'fri '^FTF*** f^^'^^^^^yw^smnj^xos^i  -..'.-.''���������    ���������.'.'������������������'.;.     .'...... .    '*"..~' 3." " *" "���������*���������'>-��������������� *."��������������� ���������Ai.***.*-.'.'!!*!**  '-'-   T ���������.���������-'������-.''''.''-���������r'.v.'j':r.'','.-,''J"V'V.'v^jii^3t5B  ������������������'���������- ��������� ''���������'. ;T'.v:������������������;-'';'��������� .r^iJ^^T.-J'T-iS^fe^Sg  ���������    *., '."-'i'-.^.-.v'.'..>rr.^*������,rtV.>f������ffl=������  ���������������.V?;ffS'.*ffl������5_SB8!S_l  555rt:  TrsYYia^BiYSSSSill  eee.  hitoc.imn  ?:ttoY8tatipn'v''e_^Gtai_^3!>i-  A bandage, covered bis forehead 'and  nisi left eye.   Bis arm -'trail in ailing. ?*  "iTbe new agent?" be asked of Jim? ?  "Yos," replie^lim faintly. ??������  v   ?  .���������tWiill.-.i'.-iw������������r������������r/*.������������.V   T,A..~    ...>,*     TI*ili.';'X���������������������"  |;"r'7'-;."'"���������"' '"p-bor College Man.  )���������.. um. tiv^iiiwi..' uuuijuji ���������  "-���������'  weekly, has an  Miriam.ElstOh. <  ?va_ers of Airbirta,!f'in. a recent issue. *������&; ^"-^-^ +/v ^a������ _*#��������� w_,������ *���������!,'������--������������������.������  u  ',;.iiv_-������.^.,r j..���������_ "i_i������^ -i_j"-^^_-4^^_'.vaote,.concern to routia men who are  Th������ Graphic/ thepopular London *p --phA -hi**, ������-'':���������-,'"niiiii'ii*riifliHi;'_-!  weekly,-harian^-iterestto^^ ,-vu������_.iue,_fum������*������uu..-_������_* w.,w������  MiriauvEistO^on?"^^ Rutheniail-- ? fivfif w?^f^ %M^^r������^%ZSS : 'formed back?iri the early nineties a  v^arinf  ilhwtr,  'feln   a  roconl  f actio      t_*f5    ."r'ul"'i    ana    *s ., (flying   COnSJU.eir?'.,���������   rt'rimfc������������-,nf 'nn's'l nnjsra f hra In.nana R������_  __e?Ba������istcr Might  Have Sold the^  .-  ..- -...,-.       . -;* i ������������������ ..���������'.  I j?' ���������' ? Bsble^Anyway.  When the Dominion Goal Co.. was  He Made a Success of a  -n^i. ���������  imticmi jod  ���������rr- nir.  P.   A.   MITCHEL  "���������There^s no' use, Jim," said Laura  Ingham) "we ban't get married and.  jly������; decently  on $40 a  month,  arid  at-'sTailiybii get from thd railroad arid  you're likely to get even if you ars  onioted.     Sou  know yourself  that  nnductors on your road get only $(30.  "?e'Il have to give it up."  Jim  Perkins? saw * the force of his  ricee's;i argument.    He resolved to  ���������pply for a position that would take  isa-away from her.  Tho.;terminar of the road was on the  isspuri; river,  and at that  timo a  amber of railroadsYWera pushing puji.  Into the great Amei^can;d6sertY'?jin^|j  rote aa applicatio*a?;'fbr??ths7 position"  station agent on?N^?|$ntier?YHe  ad no expectation 0f};0ny -rmitiiie bo-  ' g taken of his apniication and in-  snded to leave the service of ?ttie road?;  [nyway and go west   What was bis  rpi-ise to receive by return mail an  "Slightly. I was fool enough to try  to collect the price of a ticket from a  rustler. I advise yoii not io try It, but  if you're bent on dolnig so "you'll Ond a  coiiplotiot -42 caliber! revolvers InYtbe?  dra^VCT under the ticT:et^iridow.;rr The  company sent them^utpllV"^tbe!use7eit  agents who were bent on making col- >  ?l6cti6-S." ?,    ?  ���������" ���������'���������   ;7 -:������������������'���������;-'������������������������������������ ti r- .-    .--.'  _im ?; received  the   contents   of? tbe  tickpt office and receipted for them in  timo to see his predecessor step, on?  the train happily and pulled away 'to'  civilization.    The puffing of the loco-;  "motive  gradually   died  away   In   tho  distance, to be replaced -by an absolute  silence.   Jim would have liked to heat  th������ boot of even an owl, but there were  no trees for an owl to roost in, and be  r^p^d^dvhpw tho creek-got ite name.  ?7^^ib^^?fer a^lace in It dee|ircnoiigh  to di^rw^hlniseri In, but it did not  !J^ri^;%^;tha:t?':   '????.- ���������-titi-titi  ^���������fVwros ^p'cloclrln?the afterabbti of v  the day,after Jlrii'Perklns arrived at-  jOwI?Crei%?junctioh.   Jim wasrsittiiig?  at a desk with his hat piilted down  over his eyes.   He was nt the lowest,  or, rather, the highest point of desperation.   A train was due in ten minutes  from one of the branches of the railroad, going eastward.    A man with a  red face, a:_tubblo beard and'one eye  steppeaui); ts** the ticket window and  said: ?   rrY    7   ': ������������������������������������  "Young feller, gimme a ticketto Ait-  f-Alrtrir^   ..-..a  *...  n..t.u  .-i .x. xx ,������  vender, ^i_u  uc v^uiva. auuui, ������L. '  Jim arose from his chair and stepped '��������� had E������ne to the dividing ol the trails  to tho window.   EL������ bad laid a cocked ! *with them came ^ck singing.    One  ! by one the wagons received their hu-  ������������������; m^.3^-%.x .. ��������� a  ^~xx*..a   f.cm ���������.*.���������.,*������.*, x"*.m.  lUiAXJL   J.JLOJ&J^t.   O..JIJL   AO.t.������..W.   WU.   XLI.X w������l^   i.xxx,  sky.   At some of the Ruthenian open  air Inns camp fires began'to send up  their tale of sn-oke^v People wbo'had  come from very long"distances?arid  bad to accept the pace of the oxen,        e_        .  an%soj_i^^lib _*d *jfetr|mp?on too*m*^J*������V  fbr^inany Sa ; weair ,^le^before, the ?;te?som ������������������������"  destination was reached,.?had covered \  part or the journey on the previous  evening.    Now they were 7astir and  were replenishing their (ires and.eating their   breakfast   preparatory: to  continuing the   last   stage   of their;  journey to the white? church, with Its  one large and two small tin' domes  glittering ln the   occasional siray of  sunshine that broke through the-still  threatening clouds.  "The people wbo made their' way  towards It felt in It the joy of /-possession.    Many days of labor, when  conditions for labor were hard, had  some of them contributed towards; the  jsrectibri of their new church. ^Tordiy ?  they were proud of their churcli, aa;  it ?stood?in? its position'?bf eminence^  on? top of:?a bill, vU-ble-ifjpr: rnariyf  miles across the "sraiiie'  s,?!2iute r^n���������r  vitation to worship.    To-day it was?  to. be dedicated to its Holy uses.    To  participate in its ceremonies the people from far and near were gathering."  Miss Elston gives an interesting  account of the subsequent ceremonies:  "I stood outside and watched the  slow dispersing of the crowd. vThe  processions, with their banners, again  formed and took their separate ways  fiumber-of iioal bperatbrs in Cape Bre  tpn,7were ^r&ugbt out.   Ambng tujam'.:  "who was noted for hls������*Y*  eligibus convietioris.  ?During ?|  . the" negotiations,?be ^se- -;  good offices of -the present ^  ;Premier bf Nova Scotia, Hon. G. H.'%  Murray, ? .who,   besides   represeritirig ���������?  CajDe. Breton in the I������egislatiye Coun- ,-  cii.^-nras also a member of the Gov-''  ?ernmerit, to conduct the-case for: bim? i  ��������� Matfeh -Youp Dressy ��������� -'Y 4?f #?  . Hat?With.';a .Scarf., titi'^tiptim  ?I.60'now fetch 52150 oi* $2.75 per?  week.? The r-anie pea?soup and.lambY  mint sauce that brought ������2?60?per ?  Week a year or twV?ago is now ?3.25  1-. ���������    ^ e^0f0D^<?j;rm^"   ;?Though?the  purchase   of this man's  explain and explain, but the    ^ti^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ti^^j^^^,  _efa*.prices sjjick.Y ? Y...,..-,- .Y!? ���������??-  ?" These prices bf7*S3.25 to $.4.00 per  week for board are in many cases prohibitive for students working   their  -.mlf...-  ������fx xxiai.  ������,^*\SjJX%0  let  I  Gf3������*s������  *__ HAS SKAXOBED 8-3 OWK WEAPON.  ppointment as station agent at Owl  eek Junction, 6 point out on the  ilains not far from tbe Rocky moun-  JJm had another surprise. Tlie  ^alarr0" 63 statlos s^est at Owl Gresit  unction was laid down as $50 a month,  [which was a good deal more than he  _ad boen setting. 4  Wltb ft  sad heart  be started for  [tdB new field oflnbor?   On the way  e asked about Owl Creek junction  d learned that It was looked upon  one of the most promising points, on  t road.   True, ot the time tbe popu-  tlon ln the vldinlty. wero a lawless  ti'BUQh as uaualiy; precedes tho better  lass who begin the real development  new countries.   But the branching:  B great timroGghf&Fe was sure in  ������ to make Owl Creek Junction a  This welcome encouragement caused  [Aope to arise tn tho breast of .Tames  eridns. He had $150 that ho had  |iaved whon he expected to marry  'iOnura Bingham, and be resolved to  bttvest It as soon as ho arrived io a  town lot   Ho did not oxpoct to get a  t for eo small an amount in tho een-  ;er of tho place, but would be satis-  cd with ono on the outskirts.  Ilfopefu! youth���������that leads one era  ���������Ibrongh dreams to roalltloa, onding cl-  tbor ln success or failure! After nil,  ���������ro not such visions lottor than pes-  ���������slmism, whlcb undertakes nothing, accomplishes uothtng?  The nourer Jim got to Owl Creek  ���������function tho more ho learned about lt  One .buekot of cold wnter nf tor nnotb-  W was daahod^ovor \\\m till ho rscolvod  the buck-y itself, which struck blm  trite suqb force ns to stun blm? Tho  conductor In charge of thu last section  ������f tbo rond gave blm t true picture of  Owl Creole Junction nnd made lt plain  to? bun why bs bad boon appointed  igopt tbero.  . The nearest home to the Junction  Was n mile. The country round about  was Infested wltb JnyhnwUors nnd  ttoreo thieves. No ngont at tho railway station bad thus far heen able to  colloai* money for tickets from Co par  Cfnt of tho persons who Unvoted on  tiio roa<l. 1'ue/ oUUoj- doaiuiidcd ikk'  its wltbont pay at the point of ths  revolver or usod tbo same Implement  to pass ths conductor without paying  t fare. Hut tbo usual method was to  call for a tlckot at lho station, get  their bands on lt and walk away, for*  ftottlng to loavo tho cash for It There*  had been five agents within sis  months. Now tho Inst one appointed  was eagerly waiting ror tils successor,  Jftm received this terrible backset  thortly before tho train drow np nt  wl Creek  junction,  and Ills  boarl  ank ilowa Into bis boots.   Whon lbs  *..ln     mmr.nm.0,H     mlf    \itm    ,101m     hum.     ha  Ct������k������d iii-vm. as desolate s slaht ss bs  feud tavui~ iivvYi U h\������ Hfft. Thoro were a  Ktntlon. n water tank, a faol bonss and  (finthlnff tilnn exonpt nn opt-n stretch ot  giiwtrjr Inhabltad ortnclpally Ul UM  revolver beside lt where it could not I  be seen.   BLe took down a ticket from  a rack, stamped it and, holding it in bia  hand, said:  "Three dollars and forty cents,  please."  A glare Came In the ticket purchaser's eye, and he put his baud to bis bip.  There was a report, but not from his  revolver. Jim had snatched bis own  weapon, brought it to bear ori the purr  chaser., and fired..   Yr  When the train reached the station  the coiductbr-jstepplfed dpwn on to the  platform arid..werit Into the statiori. A  Mian's bodyiwas lying on its face below  jjjhe ticket window.  ''What's up f*"he asked.  "I've been sent out bere,"  replied  Jim, "to sell tickets for money.   That  naan wanted to go to Antelope-without  .paying his fare.    He can go free as  %Bgg*age,?T'rec^on.t'r,i'oii'dr better, help  iiij^i>ri.~"4^' '.^'-.^.mvI, - V' .-������������������';;>- -.-~: '-- .;.���������.".-������������������--���������.:-���������--, -.���������  . imusm..:!iisx! i������.- uis tnuii,-";.  Tlio? coridiictbr looked Wonderlngly  at Jiin for a few moments, then said:  "By cracky I You're a cool one. Do  you think you can keep this up?"  "I'll; keep.lt up Jrlll I got killed, and  l������;?ratl^?'������etYi*W^ a  raiij^ads^ployi-}^ Owl  i^i*^l������,1<������fWih������.8,^!������'v^i-������!'"-^.-^-.:^''''     .:.'.'. "���������',.','*."���������.-  *"*?-~'*~^"W*ftait;:-jfv'    ������������������;;,���������>���������  jThe?condrict^^cceeded In getting  ���������l-V*!**!.'!*.-^-' *������W>%>\irr.V*#r S.J +),,* n'lVAlt. f.Am '^1.^  wi, i...v*.My.������^MM.   v.    xxx\,,.mxxm.,x    x.xx0*xx  ^.x.10  onlylivli^"particlpan^7t^en. '-^ojx-'iwlEili-  ing to giefe behind time, (_illed the man  la. cbair^p^jtho baggage car and With  bla?;j^b^o0^arried ^the bbdy^ ?oa  lwarci?^tlj"^:tr^rii?-7?Tb^ a  whistle arid the big snake crawled  qwalliYover tho pla'lri." ??.??.?-r- ���������������������������'���������?  Jim Perkins did not bavo to kill any  more men at Owl Creek Junction station: The news tbat the railroad com*  pany had sent out an agent who meant  business circulated,-, and -after that  would bo passengers paid their fare.  Jim since be bad begun the work  would not ttlve it up till be bad proved  that bo was master of tho situation,  then, wrote, to the president of tbe  road that the population under tho Influence of tbo railroad wns beginning  to chango and ho thought that any  agent could collect for ticket* there.  Ho wonld like a station in a moro settled locality.  A reply came notifying .Tim that another man would relioVo hhn and bo  was to report at tbo general offices of  tbo company. When ho reached ths  torminnl and showed bis order to a  man nt a desk bo wns sent up to the  ofllco of the president  "H'ml" said that officer. "I believe  you aro tbo man who collected fares at  Owl Creok Junction."  "I am, sir," replied Jim.   '  "I'm sorry J haven't another place  especially fitted for your peculiar abilities. Wbat kind of a position would  you llko?"  "Auy you happen to bave vacuut  I'vo boon railroading all my life. I  don't know anytblug else."<  Tho presidont tapped a bell. An office  boy ontorod and wns directed to call  tbo superintendent Wben that gentlo-  mnn ontorod tho presidont said to hltn:  "Mr. Bowers, this ls Jnmos Porklno,  recently station ngout at Owl Crook  JUKcUon. IJ.1U0 hiin ft U.'ihi dii-pnlcher  and nn noon ns he learns tho duties of  that position givo blm tho next Job ln  tho scale. A mnn who could mako  .Owl Crook Junction a paying station  must bo good for almost anything. At  any rate, try hltn."  Boforo entering upon ths duties of  bis t.ew office Jim wont to soe bis  aweothenrt and told hor of the change  Unit oati come over his loriuiivM. Jiui'v  ���������alary was qulto sufficient to warrant  their marriage, nnd thnlr engagement  was ronowed. Jim paused through ft  nuinbor of grades and Anally becams  nrnm-tAm**m ������Mli-i *ih,A   twi������-l<*l������H rn������iVtiM������  t fortune. Throughout all of bla ad*  mlulstralton ho was known as one do*  voted to tbs welfare of ths tbousauda  of employees ot tb* roii under bla  ���������aonngomeitft.  prairie. Some still lingered to gossip.   I turned, to go home.  "Close beside the trail stood a  sweet-faced Ruthenian maiden. She  gave me smile for smile, and answered my salutation in a mixture of English  and  Ruthenian.  "'It has been a .big day.'  "By tbe aid of many gestures on  my part, she grasped my meaning.  " 'It plenty inuch like old land.  Many days and we np forget? It is  dobra day.'   ;? ;LY-  ,������I repeated the 7words to myself,  for I had almost forgotten that I was  only fifty miles from the capital city  of Alberta."?  In amplification of the regulations  regarding the wearing of orders and  decorations, issued by the Lord  Chamberlain's- Office,-the-Covernor-  ^QfeS'SssT''-"���������as'''_sezl* ^le^'ssd��������� to author-'  lzev the ?followlng special regulations  *_r*_t������  ' _*_*������*_    T'_--.*v������-9*_-i,-i������->������'**     ^vJ'.   -f* mt v. rt Ji n. m   *W*h      Mt**\J     - --- ... . .. ���������-,-*-      **_.     \m/W****m*A.G* m CM���������  1. Orders, miniature decorations  and medals will be worn with evening dress on the following occasions;  (a) on all state occasions when the  Governor-General or Administrator  ls present; (b) at dinners-and evening parties given by the Governor-  General, or, in his absence, by the  Administrator: <c) at. all official  military dinners not covered by existing regulations.   ;,.������������������  2. Orders, miniature decorations  and medals may be worn, with evening-dress on the following occasions,;  r (a) at the opening and prorogation of  provincial legislatures; (b) on official  occasions at the residence of the Lieutenant-Governor of a. province wltb-  In that province. ���������'���������...'������������������    ,,   8. The foregoing are?the only ocr  casions when orders,' miniature decorations and medals will be worn with  evening dress.  way through college.   Take the.tbep-  Ipgs in ?Wydiffe.   They work in the  Bnirimer preaching for ?25?a month,  ana experises.    If they'had to pay $������y  or; $6; a ,*WeekYfdr board andvrooirii  they would beheavily involved before '  the end of their college days.     The-  authorities of Wycllfle hare come to?  the rescue by providing" board and  room for only ? 4 a week and free'  tuition. ,  Other students have not such kind {  fttithorities?tb?ilobk:?after them.  They  sriariags .to gretrsiorigr by _olng into  the restaurant business themselves in'  ja small??way.rgY?i-bbut  25  members,  ??have beeri'found a"convenient'number'  r:;������bri the;schembi??5::  ??A^Oman Isiiiired to cook for them|  arid furnish a   room   in   her home'  where they can eat.    One of thein  own number is appointed buyer and  he spends a part of every day down .  town picking up job lots of victuals  at bargain rates.    Tne board for the  whole 7bench   need, not   amount   to  more than $2.50 per week apiece and  it has often; been done for less; There  are a great many ot. these clubs in  operation.between .Avenue road, and  Yonge, above and below Bloor.    '  One thing that seems insurmountable is tbe rising price of rooms. One  used to get a half decent single room  for as low as $1.50 a week. Now it  is a very plain room that can be had  tor two" dollars and if it faces the  north, the sun dees? not enter; from  one year's end to the other. A double room with any kind of comfort  j runs as bights $4 or $5 a week.  I Students' complain that 7-private  houses are hardly ever well heated  and where there ia a houseful of mixed boarders and only one bath complications are" bound to arise- In the  University, residences that! Is Impossible. ;.There ,arb-7 showera'arid,.tubs  iri plenty and heat iSBUppIled ad infinitum. The price art the rrrjniversity  for ���������& room ranges?{from??$2.50" to  $3.50. Atrr'Kiipx College it is about  $5 per week for board arid room arid  the, same at McMaster.  Jproperty was riot7uec6ssary.to7 trip* sue  ?cess of thp: derilifbu-piB-S Muir^was?  Table to have i,t iriciuded^aridtifbr-r it he!-���������'.'  obtained ' what was ^undoubtedly 7 an "���������  ':'e_cellens������ price?'   ��������� ?"???Y  ??After the  deal  was;7put - throngh ���������!  ! Mr. Murray was sitting Iri his room .  Yat the Halifax Hotel .with-a'.couple ot  friends,.when the mine-owner was an- ���������  { nouriced.    The latter intimated that  '���������he bad come to say good-bye to the  ���������' lawyer, as he purposed leaving the  country.    lie    was    profuse   in    his  .thanks for the service that Murray  ; had  rendered   him,  and,  as  he* was  ! taking his leave, produced a somewhat bulky parcel and handed it to  him.  xhe future Premier's friends were  naturally curious to know what was  in the parcel, which looked very  much like a thickr-wad of bank'bills.  To gratify their curiosity he opened  it as soon as the man was gone, and  to his astonishment unwrapped a  Bible. One of his friends promptly  picked it up, and taking it by the  back, shook It vigorously to see it  by any chance paper notes might be  hidden among tlie leaves. But not  a single bill dropped cut. The mine-  owner! had eonfined bis recognition of  Mr, Murray's kindly offices on his behalf to the copy; of the Scriptures,  . ,...    *eV'-. xj.i .   ��������� ���������   ���������.'   m 0.    .^.'A    .A.H.nHl..J  witu lUituucn- ������i., j.9 wu au- ununou..  The verses read: "Lay not up for  yourselves treasure upon earth,  where moth and rust doth? corrupt,  and where thieves break through and  steal; but lay? up for yourselves  treasure in heaven, Where neither  moth nor ^ust- doth Y corrupt, and  where thieves do not break through  aria steal."  Sutter's ZAst Bet.  Iileut. John Slatter, conductor of  the 48th Highlanders' Band, Toronto,  remarked at the last meeting of the  Woodbine races, whero hlB band was  playing, that he made his last bet on  horse races thirty-five years ago. At  that time he was in band of ihe Life  Guards, of whieh King Edward, then  Prince of Wales, was honorary col-  ;onel. The races at Ascot were some  tbU'Leen miles across the Royal Fo-reui.  from Windsor, and on this day the  band wao to play for the prince at  the castle for dinner at eight o'clock.  The bandsmen started off Jauntily to  walk tho thirteen miles to Ascot, and  with their winnings woro to rldo back  ln state ln a tally ho. When they, assembled for the return trip there  wasn't enough monoy IcZt among the  crowd to permit of any.B.tagocoachlne,  and the thirteen miles bad to be negotiated on foot and against time.  The prlnco wasn't kept waiting, but U  was a tired and much wiser lot ot  men who played for him at dinner  that night.  ���������,' m*s*m**m***m****mm*mmm*m*m****Mi*mmm  Not the Same.  Hon. Harry F. MoLeod, who accompanied Col. Sam Hughes on bis  trip to Elnglaud. Is colonel of the  71st Regiment of , New Brunswick*  and tells an amusing story of one of  his rural recruits at the Busaex Camp  who was arrested one night for bolng  drunk.  "You must go to the guard tent,"  said tbo officer wbo ordered bis arrest.  ��������� "What right bave you to arrost  me?" demanded the citizen soldier.  "I'm the 'offlcor of the day'."  "Officer of the day t  H-l���������this Is  night."  9mmmmimt0*mmm**ammmMamtm*ssmmm*i*ssmm  CltYturA-IO-t flmnlrlfivr.  An average of four packages of  cigarettes for vvtry man, woman and  child lu Canada wore consumed dur-  1 Ing July, August and Soptembsr, according to tbe inland revenue sta--  1 "The total was  UIO.448.180. an In-  i croase of fifty millions ovor the same  ; months of last year.  I     This establishes a rtcori lft clfftf**  Houses Built Without Nails;  , ,kn?. Alberta there   is   a village   of  ���������"riouBeslT^  without riails? :?;^?i|v??matt(-^?ot?^ti7:  little4 or no hardware of ariy charac- 7  ter has entered into their construction, .These houses have been built  by Ruthenian immigrants and their  architecture'-'"Is quite novel. Thely  first at temp* s at house building are  usually* 6f* the kind 'they had'*beei  accustomed to over in Europe, and  th-ir buildings are of the typical Ruthenian? s&vle ���������m Jog, pitch-roofed,  tuatuuou &ud 11 iu������ jH vjjG saves. *7  In many cases these, buildings are  put up' without a dollar's worth of  hardware. Even the door, an affair  of slender twigs woven and laced together*; riwings! on home-made "hinges  and 13 latched with a. wooden baas.  The floor Is of hewn logs, unnailed.  The , rop?, ,%s the favorito, .Russian  roof'always. Is, is a wonderful fabrlo  of .poles arid cross-woven wheat  strawy 10 Inches thick; packed tight  and solid," and laid with' such care  that it will stand the weather for 2<&  ������������������yeais."?"   '" '���������'��������� i       "' ''?  Through German Glasses.  hTe following extract from an article In a German aemi-offlcial paper  in Berlin, to check emigration to Can-  ad will interest Canadians. The writer resolved to obtain a general view  of the country by traveling across  the continent. Tbe men who (shared  the "compartment" with him were  all powerful, athletlo figures with  bronze complexions. Their chins bad  not seen the rae r for days, the boots  iri which they put their "silk socks  ond hairy leg-j" had not been brush-  ,ed for weeks and diamonds glittered  on their sinewy, peasant fiats. There  waa a notice on the wall, ho states,  warning passengers not to put their  feot on tho scats, on tho window  ledges or ln the washing basins.  Tbe Canadian, he writes further,  dresses in a slbvenly mariner, thougb  his clothes are made of the finest mft*  toflal.'  Cy Wa-Oian*-: New  Story.  Cy Warmarn, Canadian byY adoption, who railroads and writes novels,  has a brand new "story. ? He applies it  to the troubles pi a railroad system  With which Mi*. Warmaa. is emphatically not connected. ; Y?  <, '"The" main fingers on this .other  ?system," said he,"makes me?think?  of the two^Dutchmen.'*?? ���������.         Yr  : > The two Dutchment it appears, aai  by the roadside one day. A lean,  nervously active, excitable man leaped off the half hourly car before it  came to a full stop.  ���������"Where^���������^where-^-Is the spaghetti  factory?.", he gasped.   \k ?sThe5Y;.lpoked' at reacli' other,? and.  pu_������d?M^7renec^d^SyY^'feb^  shook his head.   '���������     ti';'- ti ?."???'  "We don't know where Iss a spaghetti factory," said they.  The nervous man fled, bawling after the disappearing car. He failed  to catch it, and returned to crack his  finger joints and prance in front of  tho stolid Dutchmen. The aext car  came in its dilatory course, and the  nervous man sprang*on board. . The  car started. Then the two Dutchmen  said:  "Hey!"  Ths nervous man jumped off the  oar, and ran.back to them. The conductor, gave tbe ^notormon two bells.  One of the Dutchmen fixed a calm  eye upon" the nervous man.   ??  "Did you mean���������puff���������puff���������-the  noodle factory?" ho asked.  " Yes-���������yea 1" shouted the nervous  man; "The noodle factory I Quick!  Where is it?"  "We don't know that, either," said  the Dutchmen.  ^���������s_____w_j������������r"  . Ore5 CBXjTSOci EBGEIi wji'E CStRlOK.  Now that; wome&-are wearing frockft  eut^sotiow^atpit-e neck for every os-  sasienjboth indoors and cut the scatsJ  for protection against the wintry winds*.  is almost a necessity with street cos**  tumes. Of course, milady envelopS:;hfcfr  v\iio.t^"*r ��������� *"hi**oa* in handsome furs*' v:^5^*i������  at church, the matinee and thb^fcike^  there ars apt to be drafts, so on^liP  genious couturier bas sent along "witW  his chic little bat a scairf of chHttori-  edged with ostrich. These scarfs,-la  addition to protection, are very smart  and stylish. ���������..���������-������.,* -;-  Always the Irishman.  In tbo New Brunswick local eleo*  tions of 10051, tbe present Judge Mo-*  Keowri was a candidate In St. John  City. During his nomination speech,  he was repeatedly Interrupted by ft  crowd ot young opponents wbo we*e  mombora of a political organisation  known as the "Development Club,"  and trouble seemed Imminent, when  the situation was relieved by an unconscious flash of wit from oue ot  Mr. McJCsown'o Irish supporters, wbo  shouted out:  "Nivor moind tlilm, air, it's only  the romnants ot the 'Dlvllment*  Olub."  '���������".''     .   Housekeeping Tip-j.|^    ?^??*~i������  41 after scrubbing ont the' cupbbwTg  !t -Is  then?spririkletl  with  water-'Iri.  which tobacco has been steeped..aria.  then with a little spirits of camphp?  moths Will never appear.  ?To cleifnse a frying pan which sri-jells  oif^onlpiib^ or flsbi fill tbe pan witb?vra-  J...1*'-.'  ��������� "'' "������ ' 'ix'x-'.J1-.   ^s^... ,..   .   ������������������'������,'-���������**.X.  ic*' uiiu fftieu XL uvJia uiu^i iu a leu.uvb  cinder.  .Afterward rinse and wash In  the usual way; ���������**-,.7  Wben making pies In a_1i^t%ltchen  fill a bottle with Ice watersand,us*p it  for, a rblUiig pIn". ? The pastry win r b������  r:^lic^'.pid|^k^:^iA^!orig,:i smooth,'  round jabttie? sbbuldX of course, bo  chosen.  Three tablespoonfuls of baking soda  in a quart of water applied with ft  rough ?eIoth will remove tbe old varnish very easily when you wish to re-  varnish furniture.  The All Impertant Tango Froelc.  Wben once speaks of dance frocks  this season -the ; model designed; to  tango Immediately suggests itself.  Such a hold have the Argentine dances  upon the tcrpsichorean public that to.  dance Is to turkeiy;trot, [flsh walk, etc.  Naturally these strenuous efforts require a frock wlii-ih gives perfect free-  A Costly Councillor.  Iri a certaly New Brunswick county, where the members of the County  Council served without any sessional  Indemnity, Councillor B. was defeated  ln a contest ln the parish of C, and  at the noxt session the councillors  voted thomselves $3 per day.  In the next election Councillor B.  was returned for the parish of C.  by acc!a_iati6_; and at the following  session It was proposed to increase  tho allowance to $5.  Councillor B. supported the resolution. He believed, he said, that hla  services were worth $6 per day to the  electors of the pariah ot C and that  If be bad not thought no he would  not have offered hla services.  "Mr. Warden," said a member who  was opposing tho Increase, "thoro is  nothing In that. Three years ago  Councillor B. offered his services to  the electors of his parish for nothing,  and thoy rejected blm."  **************  Vision of ��������� Cross.  A remarkable occurrence ls report-*  ed In connection with the death of  Mix. ivaie Juaiinoue, ������s*ou w-uvuuly,  who passod away at ihe Kingston  General Hospital recently. Attendants say that oarly ln the morning  the Image of ft cross could be distinctly seen at ber bodslde.     Mrs.  Xjai.4tUi.ClO UiUU  lUt* UH.UJ.U on.������l4������._*u������  <.������*���������������  ���������*������i*i������*  ������*.������.������*  mt**.*���������***  h* Iwrnttttt  luches ftnd w*������ vblble for only ft brief,  period. There was not'ulng in tbe  slok room at the time to giro such gn  l_\_ret_lsftj,  New  Eiadiiiu  _.uciit.  W. J. Dllworth, the man appointed to control tho largest Indian reserve in Canada, has entered upon'  his duties at tho Agency at Slide Cut,  Alta. Mr, Dllworth will have some  1,200 Indiana under bis care, besides  a dot-en or more resorvo officials who  do the actual work of superintending the soveral activities of the band.  'iho illooiii*. are a sub-band of the  Blackfoot tribe, the last to be sub-  duod and induced to take treaty and  settle upon a renorvatlon.  The now agent was born at Ethel,  Ont., ln 1877.' He Ir ft graduate of  Llstowel, Ont., bigb school.  Too Compf������he-alve.  A Nova Scotlan justice ot the peoee  wuh niHiM <-*-Ufci1 on to draw t* \m_r-  rlage settlement after the English  fashion. Accordingly, be convoyed  tho property to truoteen ln trust to  pay the Income to Alice���������the wife,  for ber llfo, and thon to divide tbe  i*ro������**rfv between such children as she  might have by Jobn���������^he husband,  wit   **x   nmi/M   w������j������   urmm  wiu  vw.JtHii,  says Chief Justice Townshend, wbo  tells tbe story, If be bad not added  th* word** "fTii huMr*, i*v**ente*r9, ad-  ssialstratsrs or assigns."*'  XM SHADW OV YVo-OW ClOTTON.  noui to tue boiiy. 'xuvrvioca vuiavm  are abandonod for tbo glrdlo by dune-  tug votaries, low boeldd or no heeled  footwear replaces tbe French dancing  slipper, and the frock tnuct bo elie al  tho tttiYmr* in ranitm tba "'���������fio'' notslble.  Tbe dancing gowc. -pleturel Is ft  chnrmlag affair In winch to tnngo  gracofiilly. Several shades of yellow,  toning from a pale lomon to almost  ttame color, are artistically. ������v_iW|i������i������  ha lis eoastriiC-IaBL,  iiinwwiB!,, sa������i������n������Bt������s������ias;uia uu ^-isXi������rS-w:7v:Y:'7-;;i7"'./������������������::':. ���������.'���������.������������������.������������������':������������������  THS   CII@STO_l   SlE������IEW>   OTESTO1I,   S. C.  _SS-E__S s 5 V-m B ������ s ������  _ywy__***-M^  ���������'.';-*.-���������'i  V-: V  _^*v  uie  1 UCti  ..K.ii  V_4~  111  ���������f* *-* /Y  1 111  -_?.  Yilir  1 W1 1  \7Ck\  VV d.1  &  'tit'.''%$>'���������  11  WW  !  ���������4- lr\  "Ll 1  M o t*\__k-f  I   Cl^**wl  i-^.  ���������^k.   ���������""-���������* ^*^_.   _     _     _  Yni it  1 **_/ u. I  hri  -4  1  lV-*^>  ariri  ^1  t-< _^_ Y\ c ^ /^v i*  UUUDLC1  1 11C  B^ _______  X %������_^v **3  A    (  5_i__n_ri __ siss sisi m-  mam  The Creston cReviet)&  Published every   Friday at- Orest-on- British Colnmbia. by the Creston Printing and Publishing Company, Ltd.  Trie Review is the acknowledged advertising medium of tb������ Oreston valley, oir ���������  emulating in nearly one thousand homes throughout tbe Creston district and  reaching ont in a broad manner into other comroum:***.?- ������nr advestising rates,  are ba6ed on the scale of the Kootenay and Bonndary *������. "ters* Board of Trade.:  "Land purchase and land lease 'notices, $7* for statutory time., Display adver-  tisements, 91 per inch per month;, other advertismg' 10- cents pes line first issne  and 5 cents per lioe iu *mcppodipg weeks. Subscription vales $3.00 a year in  advanoe. Onr cola-pans, ai;e ������PPP to contributions dealing; im matters of looal interest and tho welfare bf trie community. Grjutr.ibu.tions mnst be brief and  signed.  A. B. IS- Stanley  Editor-and Manager  OSES AND PLATES  _. ?   '  ?   ' '���������:' ���������      '  -> " tititi ]������������������'  Fate ef Those Used In Printing  ALL ARE JEALOUSLY GUARDED  _.  ���������  And now for a happy and  prosperous  year.  You owe it to  yourself to  brace up and  Boost.  Resign from tbe Soreheads  and  ijolij*,  the  Boosters.  British Columbia is a Province of such vast resource  that if it were possible that  such a thing should be necessary, we could gro/ir and  manufacture nearly everything that would be essential  for the sustenance of our  own��������� people and have to import very little, in fact less  thau any otlitu ol the provinces of the fair Dominion.  The fact was brought out  at the Board of Trade meeting  that some ranchers had regarded their property endangered by the work that  J. - B. Winlaw is doing in  tlii" river. b.it when the vo-  vcrument engineer was  through  la&te'Uic other duy  he plainly stated that the  work being done was just  the very thing that was needed  amd that Mr. Winlaw was  actually benefitting the ranch  es  in his neighborhood.   . ; mm'     u,{'H  Creston should congratulate  herself on the very efficient  officers elected Tuesday evening at the au.m-.al meeting  of the* Creston Board of  Trade. The retiring officers*!  met with most hearty thanks  land expressions of appre-  ciatioii- for their excellent  work in the past and especially in the last year  when they piloted the institution safely through the  hardest year of its existence  and showed a small balance  on thc right side of , the  ledger.  Local Hcotchiii'ui are making piepur-  titloijH foi- tin* cfrlohnitlon of Hiihih*  dny. Tbey will Imvi- an AT HOMK  on Monday evfiiilriur .fanuei'V Willi at. 8  o'clock in the Aleroantllo Hall. It will  beam Invitation affair buMnforittal.  Dr. Hi-nduison Is ohitliiiuin of tho  commit tee and Oapt. Forrester is  ticcj������Uuy.  But, While -i������ Pies Are Invariably  8ay������d; the Steel' Plates Are MeMJsij  . Down end Become Some Part of the  Armament off. Unole lam'si Warships.  ,* All of tbo notes, bonds, checks and  i miscellaneous Issues of the govern-  mentt, including postage stumps. Internal revenue stamps and the different  ���������denoniinaUonri of cirirrency issued to  'national banlcs. a*o;printed -from en-  ; -graved plated in tho "bureau of engrav-  ;lng and printink ot "Washington.  The original dies are neVer desbpy-  |������d.   By a system.''of transferring the  'Imprcsjlop or. desisn ia passed from  {the die.to a softyiiteel rpll, which Is  [later bardaned.   A bunflred plates can  toe produciAl from on������ hnrd steel roll. ,���������  All of >this erigrawed work receives  '._ the. same superVtolon and la! accoijjnted  jfor lust as accdrnieljr as ibi-V securities  tbdt are printed.1* thjerdfrom.    Evory  morning the plates are Issued to tha  various prlntlrife divisions? of the bureau, amd In iiia *^������ulrig. when the  day's work Is over,'they aire returned  to tbo vaults of the custodian of dleo,  rolls and plates, whoro they aro counted, cbeckjod andi locked up wltb time  locks.   ,? *.     ��������� . '     ��������� ������������������   i  t After approximately 60,000 lmpres-{  alons.artt printed from,a steel plnti lt  becomes,,useless as for aslta original  purpose4s, concerned. 'Tbo delicately  engraved; linos and 'goomotric latho  work bedome wojpi, ttnd 7-the portrait  loses its .'detail/ When tlio plato becomes so'affocted au to render it unfit  for furtbier satlsfhldt-iry' printing a duplicate h* ordered1''to be made for  printing-tuturo orders from the tiraas-  ury dtAiat-jjat-ut Tho^'oU plate Is tiiou.  ���������canceled kind laid asMe. nubscquontly  to be deebroyed.  This dautrpctlon,, or. 1 rather, transformation* take* plbeo*Ju������it after the,  1st of Jamsory each iy ear, under tbo direction of a, commttteo uppoliited by  tbe secretoryrof the treasury compoaad  of three persions, ono of whom represent** the secfetary,and sets as chairman, another \tn������ commsssiouor or internal revenue* avid the third looking  after the tntwi*sst������������ of tdw co-nmptroller  of tlie currsneyv.  Dnder lostruclloaa 'jfrooi ihe depart-  ������������.>>..������   .V...   <.*.������.������������������>l|i������fj������. *mn\,0..t  .������   0<ntif.Ai.l*  'In dnnlle_in of sill "tho cniit-el^d mat*.  Wnl, the orlgjln-ia JI������r beltcg #etutned by'  tin* committee to foi tn a part of Its re������  port to tb������ secretary land tho duplicate  K.U������������d lnslg* Jbo ^<f$J^ which tlm  '.plstss ar������ te" be packed.    The boxes  are made to bold an average of ISO  I pounds each.   As each box Is filled the  cover.Is nailed on and therbox num-  (bered and sealed  with  the treasury  , seal.   The sealed boxes are then stored  i is thc vaults of tho bufsau uut!! sucu  time aa is convenient tot tbelr conveyance to tbe place of destruction.  The committee recently: reported to  tbe secretary of the treasury the destruction   of   4,326   pieces,   weighing  41.810 pounds���������over twenty tons���������wltbr  drawn from the vaults.    To convey  this vast amount of metal required tbe  services of eight laborers and a team  ' of draft horses attached to one of the  j huge  money  wagons  ot tbe  bureau,  J making eight trips to the United States  navy yard, where tbe cremation takes  placo ln the foundry.  *��������� On  arriving at  Its destination the  commlttoo directs tho unloading.   The  boxes are removed from the wagon on  to band trucks and taken by elevator  'up to tbe floor level ofthe cupola door.  The boxes ore here opened, tbe carbon  duplicate  schedule  removed  und tbe  plates again counted*and checked aa  ��������� they are cast Into tbo Turnace.  I   From tho time the plates are taken  from the vaults of tbe custodian until  tbo last one ls thrown Into the Ure tbey  inro under tbo watchful eyes of tbo  J members of tbe committee, wbo seo  I thnt nono goes astruy. for If one or two  |of theso plates should fail into Illegitimate hands and later be put to tm-  'proper use lt would  probably cause  considerable embarrassment to tbe gov.  'arnment  ' in order to.ascertain whether the destruction has been complete, tho committee must wait until all tbe molted  ���������tool Is drawn from,tho furnace and  the cupola opened and cooled. Tbe  .melted steel la poured into molds cov-  ���������rlng a groat variety of castings that  eventually And their 1 way to tbo armament of our modern battleships.  | It may bo a yoke for .an elRht Inch  gun Weighing; throo or four tons, or It  ,majr be some minor castltjg for a tor.  pedo tuba. It Is not beyond tbe rango  of possibility thnt tbe officer who sights  opo of tho t-imcnwe fourteen ln**h rifle-*  may havo ln bla pocket at tbo tlmo a  tioto of somo denomination printed  from a stool monoy plato tbat bas developed by a series of ovolutions Into a  pert of tha very gnn he ts adjusting to  Nrreak destruction upon any object In  Ibo patb of Its flying projectile.  | Wbat appears to bo a waste In ono  department of tbo govemmeut thus bo-  'mnnH^m    m   **T������,!������l������hl'>   **ff!f"St    !������**    ftnOthW*.'"���������  !tfew York Tlmco.  r* ���������*!  ^muiuifl  SYNOPSIS Q_* GOALi MiNIu jttEutJt  LATION3...-.  In the Spot I^ht  . On the stage of ttusmcts the spot  light it on tke man "who -Ivertises.  Our CUsuifi-l WmI Adi will  place you or your neatk in* the lime  light ef {iulsJJc attention.  If yoii hftve net tn������_ t-*ni, t-tir  illuminating power will eutpriae you.,  The Modsttt Polonlus,  "Hy son, be pollto until you have ac-  'smmnlatsd  yonr   first   hundred   thou-  ���������and."  "%������** uau."  ������������������After that tbe regulation thing Is to  Ma crisp and tersa."--Louisville Con-  wtaa*aaautaa>iu  GUY   LOWENBERG  OONBULTINO   EMOtKBlBB  2RESTQN     ���������������������������  B.C.  JAS. H. SCHOFIELD  DHre, Life and Aooident Iosuranoe  REAL K8TATB, Bto.  TRAIL       .,     -       -   B.C.  LAND ACT  Form No. 0  Fohm ov KOTtOIB.  Kelson Laud Distriot. District of  Went Kootouoy.  Tako notice that I, Goorgo Thompson  of Oicfiton, B. O. oc. ii pat ion, Rnnohor  lu tend to Apply for permission to  pnrohnHe tho following de-xerHied lands���������  Cuminonolug ������t n pout planted at  tho South  Kant Comer  of Lot 8070.  Ofonti      1      1f������t. * *������*<*������ ���������*������     rH������������i������������l:      III on oa  4 ���������' ������  Smiih 40 ohiiiiis, ilieuoeKHMt 40 ohnins  theneo North 40 chnino, thonoo Wont  40nluilnH to tho point otoonninnnn^miHiti  mud ''(iiitMlMii tt \(\(S HPrtiu nf I nnd ivmr������  ot* l������������*������i  OKOIttlK TIIOldPSON  Dttlod 20tU   Dc-comber* 1*018.  1-Opd.  Goal mining rights of the Dominion]  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Albert  the Yukon Territory, the North-wes  Territories and in a portion of the P  vlride of British Colnmbia, may beleasei  for  a   term of twenty rone   years   1  an annual rental of $1 an  aore,   N  more than 3,560 aores will be leased ti  one applicant.  Application for a lease mnst be mad  by the applicant in person to the A Ken,,  or Sub-Agent of the district in whiol  the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land nine,  he described by sections, or legal flu,  divisions of sections, and in nnsurveyei"  territory the tract applied for shall b  staked out by the applicant himself.     ',  Each application must be aocompanieti  by a fee of 95 wbioh will be refunded ij  tho rights applied for are not avail abb  bub not otherwise. A royalty shall hi  paid on tho merchantable output of th-  mino at the rate ot five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shai  fnrniah the Agent with sworn returm  accounting for tho fn 11, quantity'of tuer  ohantable ooal mined and pnv the rov*  elty rhnrnon. If thn ooal mining right'  aro not being operated, suoh i*otui*u������!  should bo furnished tit least once a yoorj  The leiiBO, will include the ooal min  ingilglitn only, bnt the Iohroo  tuny  he'  permUred to purchase* -Whatever avall-p  able mnrraoo riuhts mny be oounliUred  neoepHitry for the working of tbo nilnb'  at thn rata of $10 an aore.  For I ull luforiuntioii npplioatlon nhould!,  bo mndo to the Secretary of the Depart-S  ment ot the Interior, Ottawa, or to any:  A-jout or Sub-A*jont of Dominion Land..*,*  W. W. OORY, ),  Deputy Minister of tbe Interior.  N.  B,-~UnauthoritBod publication of  this nilvortUomout will not bo paid for.'..,  -80000. ,fl  Ladies Aftention!  KSC^.::::;"*;:i;;:';::r;:;1;,::; :':;;;;:::;3  Nothing Makes a  Lady look so dressy  As a Tailor~made  Suit.  ____ I       _M_k      _1 M _^ smjljj^mm   .   jmm     -Mg      B _J|  111 pa. \ lit I fil  Mil-Mill     *������r iii i ������. i  Artist in LidU'h and Gouts Attire  Stauky St. Nebou K. C,JJ  ���������.^.wf������*mmtmi{i  fSXmXm,  [t-*r**tiiiw'r'^'*T!'M*h���������'^*n  mitir,t..m:ctitis^^  'smmsmsmamam  , *tr7" ������������������ \ '"SgcSSS^r-^'-Wl-*' 'S'f. '^JM'  ;^j<~ 7"  -���������. 'i-i ' ji i     j"  ���������  ...**���������>iwn>.w-_���������L.i?"���������������*������*n - ���������"������ '-Wia  GET  f������*  od  YOUR  Pluming, Tinning  General Repair  Done by  W. B. Embree  T_e satisfaction of work  wall   done  lln zers long after the price is forgotten.  MM  Li ml tad  CRESTON       -      B.C.  Head   Offices  CALG^Y; VANCOUVER; EDMONTON.  Dealers in  MEAT  ���������    ATA- ��������� JU������ ���������"/-&    &;.-  Wholesale and Retail  f  Fihh. Game,  Poultry,  and Oysters  in Season  See us about your  Xmas Dinner  We have the goods, and  our pr ces are" reasonable  t\ui ?IW! !! ClU6  Smdslle and  A SPECIALTY  Dealer in   high   class  boots and sftoes.  BUCKWHEAT AS~ HEN   FOOD.    '  *'  We ,bave 'often-  beard   buckwheat  bragged up as a great egg maker and  have known fanciers to make it tbelr  ) staple grain for winter and summer  feeding under this erroneous, impression. "But analysis proves otherwise,  \ for it Bhows'that buckwheat contains  only 7.7 per cent protein and 53.3 per  cent  carbobydrates,   or fattener,   not  egg maker. j  People seldom eat buckwheat cakes  in summer. They are too'heating, and  If eaten by men or fre_ wincer is tbe  season when they hit tbe spot Buck-1  wheat, like corn, Is good for finishing  poultry for market, but if fed in quan-'  tiiy io iayers it makes them overfat  land makes tbe pale yolk. |  In England, France and Belgium it  Is much used in finishing fowls. It Is  bulled and ground and with barley,  oats and milk Is fed in troughs or used  ln the cramming machine.  Thia gives the white fleshed, white  fatted poultry, so popular in European  markets, but Americans demand the  yellow butter ball birds, and these are  only made of the yellow legged birds,  like Rocks, Beds and Dottes, finished  ,to a delectable golden tinge with corn-  meal. .  The large percentage of dry matter  buckwheat contains is mostly made up  of the tough brown she!! that covers  it. and to feed In quantity this shell is  a tax on the digestive system  It is ail right to feed a little for variety, but fowls? are frequently slow  learning to eat it, as. if instinct telis  them there isn't enough in the big hull  for the trouble to grind it  '���������^i"     ft*   5.^  NOUS  C.M?_L4RN_rZ  PA.  C^SRESPei-J-NCB  -0_ICI-ED  tij:m^^^^m  '^.Y*'7;'V;5rs^"_^^^.^^|^^^_ ���������     ._  ';jf.;:i:i:>^H:m^ismix3ii^i^^  ': Y ���������:-��������� ^SStimMM������^^   ti'-:'/mti(mmm^^m  ���������-'���������/���������'titimtititim$m������m  -\ ���������^'.������������������^���������{���������.'Ar..^%;tf^sss^^-.  ��������� ..-;... '.-������������������'-'.���������-������'-'^f.!*jjjr<sS������.'J3a31gB  ;--r,VJ.;'i- Vl^^SvirSSrl  ..-.-, ���������...,.:: iv^c&ztzr&V'i  contained a big, live chick  Of III     mf.m..,l~.f.A    ~X.^~X    .     .*-.._    m.~    ���������   ...... iv,|iuiai auuuL u. uajr twr p������sr*  [These articles and Illustrations must not  be reprinted without special permission.!  THE   ROSE   COMB   REDS.  Wben those Rhode Islanders woro  casting about for material to make a  great utility fowl they must bave been  otuck on red and had thc Idea tbat  ( red  roosters' have  the  maximum   of  j vigor and production, for in manufac-  i turing the  Rhode  Island  Reds they  mixed Red Malays. Red Cochins, R. O.  Brown Leghorns and threw in a.few'  other breeds for variety.   Tbey didn't  PATCHING   AN   EGG.    -  It's no joke to set valuable-eggs and  then on toward the end of VheNiutcb to  look under tbe bed and find a, broken  egg like that which -'our4first photograph pictures.   ��������� .   I  That egj  that  feet incubation. Tbe chick had not  yet absorbed all the yolk, the final act!  lb chick manufacture and without  which no chick lives, and to keep that  egg under the ben until tbe process  t���������'3JQ    e,0,0r.m.\0.*.f.    ...SXV.....X    JI..1     _������__    .       .  ���������������������������-    ~������������������.������tJr.������������������..������     IT.VUUUl.     lUCJt.    C������g     vCn_  mashed flat, ab, there was the rubl  But, no, it was simple, and the second  picture tells tbe story.  A second egg, a trifle larger, was  emptied - and opened just enough so  that it  fitted  over and  covered  tbe  Ws/jvaMSuj-rJ  ?-17-' ^".,r,T>-ri.CTr,i������������  ?������'^*fi  *J2l  "y&irszi  "G-l. "JR JSeatt-*  CRANBROOK ���������- B.C.  ���������  Saveye&s* Plane by  _ tie yeur Tuning*  3 j.A.p. cHompTdN  1        CRESTG&, B. C.  WORK GUARANTBED. ALL  J t :'Y' "���������".     DROP A  POSTAL AW &  I'LL OALL.  Thfc  Funeral Director  >Kl_A-JI        0X..m.  rrf*-*  -COPYRIGHTS ������C  Anyone sending & sketch and description mar  "tialckly ascertain our --iiilnioji; free wnothor air'  Invention is probably vatentitljle.  Com tannlca-  Uoi_ strictly connden-a!. HANDBOOK on Patents  rSeot free. Oldest agency forsecuniiirpatoiits.  Patents taken tbrongh Munn _ Co. recelva  special notice, wlthootchargo, lathe  ^_-A������4������-_S-i    __-*a-_.<-Xaaa*  ; ^kruiibiiv jrmrn em3b*j������  A. -iu_k-nuely niuatmied \reekly. 7 Ijugeit dr-  _uatlotl or. any  scientific!  journal.    Terms   for  .Canada, $8.75 a year, v-ostago prepaid.: Sold by  '���������    LBeiradaalenu. . r ;..'v-'  361Brou)my, j  iiZimm, CSV ������T ou. vv'aaJjinBton, U. U.  THE CANADIAN BANK  COMMERCE  ���������APITAI_, $15,000,000  REST, $12,500,000  MONEY  ORDERS  Issued by Tho Canadian Bank of Commerce, are a safe, convenient and  inexpensive method of remitting- small sums of money.    These Order.*-,  payable without charge at any bank in Canada (except in the Yukoi  Territory) and in the principal cities of the United States, are issued at  the following- rates:  $5 and under.. ,     Scents  Over     5 ond not exceeding $10    6     "  "     IO       " *"* 30 IO     M  "     30       " ss      ���������   ���������    so 1S   ������������������  8.0  REMITTANCES  ABROAD  should be made by means of our SPECIAL FOREIGN  DRAFTS and MONEY  ORDERS.   Isfluod without dalay at rMSonabl** ratM.  i.  Percy B. Fowler, Manager Creston Branch  Transfer, Livery and Feed Siabies  Shipment of McLauglin Sleighs and Cutters on Hand  TEAM   SLEIGHS  Harness, Single and Double and Supplies on Hand  Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness  Sleighs and Cutters COAL FOR SALE  H. S. McCreath, Prop.  Phonf*. RC B-irdnrAvwnc Ro-sl-i  f*9i*_*_���������������W.*������*������^  titititititititititititititititititititititititititimmmmmmjmm^  Wail Paper  Complete New Stock Just Arrived  mmmmmmmimmmmmmmmmiimmmmmm*^mxmmmmmmmxmmmmmmmm0m0mmmmmmmmmm0m0mmmm*mmmlmmm  mmmmmmmwmmmmmimmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmxxmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmH w '., iwwwuwwwwww,  Oalaonnlnlrig.PilnMiir. Pi[������jr*h������ir������**lriJf Oiiii-ia|<i* nndl I ������i i i f .  Lot, rno pflvo yon advir-o nnrl OHtlmati'Ri on your work. All work guar  an toed to ftlvo aiirtlsfaction. -  THE   HOME  GP   THE.  TRANSIENT  _n  1T.,*  COMMODIOUS  SAM RLE  ROOMS  THE BEST AND MO  POPty L A  THOE  Run on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled seivice in  all departments. Kitchen  staff (including cook) all  white ladies. Every comfort  and attention given to guef.is  The bar is s upplied with  only the best brand of goods.  Porters /-."et Trains  a  Ml      as  VV. f+.  s   a ,  ������ s=������f&=^. sa. a  mm*rt v.  iViMfvAta&f?  ���������i-'^*TBfr*'fji*:'.aft ���������g'.TT'JI* *_**���������?!? '-'A"*1**"      __>*_!6 __-'-v-^������*-^ <������*.'^..<!-._  j\    *^"^aaa-������_i_B_aB������s__s_^ .ssnean   ^k  %      We have just recei\f5d j|  f some new Pennants and  Photo by C. M. Barnftz.  BOSS OOMB ICED COCKEKEI*  miss it either for tbe RUode Island  Red, New England's national bird, is  certainly a crackerjack. .  Iteds come in two varieties, single  and rose comb and bold their own with  any breed here -mil across ihe ppnii as  a dual purpose breed.  The Rose Comb, with the exception  of its headgear Is the same*as the'Otb**  or and is built along litility Hnes?f<)f  Sue flesh and egg.production.  It is sturdy, has -that oblong shape  thut means eggs and carries an unusual amount of meat on its compact carcass. '",,v?v^-Y: ���������'���������-;������������������ ti'.,..ti^.,.,-.,.    '':'..-,?:  .,?.  ? "Its? pretty ?? pin nop breast makes it  great for broilers, all"-���������srt' off? wlthY^?  gold tinged skin that is the ideal of  American buyers."  The hens are uiue layers of. nice  brown eggs and do not knock off for  zero  weather,  their  thick   feathering  r  ������������������ * * y* *  WY *i? *������  ^^^Jwr:'^ ' 5  Photo by C. M. Baralta.  ROSE COMD BUD BEN*.  and rose combs making them almost  Impervious to cold. They are quick  in movement, great foragers, good flitters and mothers, und the chicks art*  strong mid fast growers.   ,  Real Itcdu aro beautiful. They are  velvety red with somo black In wing,  und the tall mainly' blnok with glistening greenish sheen.  RED aTANlJAKD  WIClOHTd.  Pounds. Pound*  \*00iC   ������t ft ���������-* * ���������������* ��������� t ��������� ���������������   a 71    I"l������n   MMifif ������t-M������*  *U?V  Cockerel   7H  Pullot 6  Photo by C. M. Barnftz.  j? BBOEEN EOG WITH CHICK.  broken side ofthe chick egg? Wad witls  this shell envelope the egg was replaced under the hen. And. lo. on the  next afternoon when the shell was removed there was a- big. One, strong  chick- ,..���������-.. .5. ? .7..;  Y if  necessary, adhesive plaster  may  be used,tobin������������ the shell.    Y  The old hen does not break the shell,  as some think,, to help the chick out.  Nature provides  the chick with  a  small,   circular,   borny  scale  on -- Its  -beak, the center of which is sharp, aud  with this a vigorous chick easily hammers its way out  The old hen simply breaks the shell  accidentally  while rolling and  warm.  t Sofa Cushions,   They are  gj!     j   *  ii rndrftg  0m%       iX.AJi.^nmm^m.'mmf  f\$  BBSH8S   gj���������.  /^_ I ^_ m~* _>���������  i    - B mjB ^ 1^  ���������*W-g������.tJ*i--r?  m  I and well sewn.   See them 2l  I in the window.  Photo by CM. Barnlta.  PATCHED���������GOOD AS NBW.  Ing it, and as eggsuells vary in thick-  uess It Is apt to occur In any ssttluff of  eggs.  An examination shows but little dif-  fei"eiice In the strength of a fresli shell  uud one that has been under tho or-  -dcul of- hutching, though some qf our  pretended poultry philosophers try to  make us believe that the eggshell la  weakened because tbe llmo from ij" Is  absorbed nnd goes to mako tho bones  of tho chick.  Let them tell that to Sweeney,  .r" *i I  TTXr  Accuracy  nnd  Penetration  --.    _ _j^ _^ wgn_n|g ^itim wkjn h M et JM, n   t__ M  -MP  Shop on Sirdar Ave., in*the Old Poole Store  VOU WILL SAVE MOMBY BY OKTTINO MY C������tltMATK������  ,,,rgm  immiii  7 tgt Th. Cur..  Louise ��������� Her  husband _ disease Is  plain   Ia7.lness.-Julln-What  does   ho  tako for It 7   Louise���������Vacatlowi,���������Now  t- Vofk Time*.  m  Price from 35c. to 2.50  m  m  ft*  m  d>  J Creston Dfug&Book Go,  (t> sriione oi  Mb ' -'-fli  ^*y^������^[������j]]j*'������^*'.ig������.^������.^.g^������g.^.    m*.^.0*.0m^.0*.0^.^0.a*.00^.1^.^0.^. ZmfjtM'  ThtiLieadihg  Hotel of the  Frnit    Belt  Our   Guests  Call  cAg&in  'OU will make no mistake  when you get off the train  if you sigh the register at  the Qreston Hotel. Travelling  *tnen will substantiate this. We  study, the comfort of our guests,  The rooms are -well furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  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He was in  a terrible condition���������riot sleeping at  all���������and he said he was beiDg followed by some person who meant to kill  him; Finally he asked me to get him  some cocaine, and when he had taken  it he was more like himself. I thought  the pursuit was only in his own head.  Ke had a, man named Carter on guard  In his house and acting as butler.  There was trouble of some sort in  the organization; I do not know just  what.. Mr. Schwartz came here to  meet Mr. Fleming, and it seemed  there was money needed. . Mr. Fleming had to have it at once. He gave  me some securities to take to Platts-  burg: and turn into money. I went on  the 10th.  Was that the day Tvlr. Fleming disappeared? the chief interrupted.  Yes. He went to the White Cat  and stayed there. No one but the  caretaker and one other man knew  he was there, On ths night o- the  21st I came back, having turned my  securities Into money. I carried it in  a package in a small Russia leather  bag-that never left my hand for a moment. Mr? Knox here suggested that  I had put it down and it had been exchanged for one Just like it, but I did  not let ft out of my hand on. that  journey until I put it down on the  porch at the BeUwood ho--se while I  tried to get ih. I live at Bellwood  ���������with the Misses Maitland. sisters of]  Mr. Fleming's deceased wife. I don*t|  pretend to know how it happened, but  while I was trying to get into the  house it was rifled. Mr. Knox will  bear me out in that. I found my  grip empty.  1 amrmed ix in a word.  What was in the hag? the chief  asked.  Waldrop tried to remember.  A pair of pajamas, he said, two military brushes, arid a clot-heshrush. two  or three soft bosomed shirts, perhaps  a half dozen collars and a suit of  onderwear.  And all this was taken, as well as  the money?  The hag ..as empty, except for my  railroad schedule.  -Go on, if you please, the detective  aaid cheerfully.  : think Wi.rurop realized the absurdity of trying to make any one believe that part of the story. He threw  up his head, as if he intended to say  aothing further.  Go on, I urged. If he could clear  himself he must. I could not go back  to Margery Fleming and tcjl her that  her father had been murdered add her  lover was accused cf the crime.  Tho bag was empty, he repeated,  t had not been five minutes trying to  open tha shutters, and yet the bag  had been rifled. Mir. Knox here  found it among the UoT/ers below the  veranda empty.  The chief eyed me with awakened  Interest.  You also live at Bellwood, Mr.  Knox?  No; I am attorney to Miss Letitla  Maltland aud was thero ono night as  her gueBt. I -"ound the bag as Mr.  Wardrop  described,  empty.  The chief turned back to Wardrop.  ��������� How much money v.-as there in It  when���������you left it? " 'tititi'  Ahundred thoii-.jnd dollars.:K I.was  afraid?to telltMr. FlomirigrSbut?I _3d  to do it. Wo had a sfofmy.sce:;3  thhv-r morning?' I think>.he.,, thought  the natural thing���������that I ?had taken  it.       ���������-    - . .-. .-������������������ ti     -  He struck you, I believe, and.knocked you down? asked Hunter smoothly. Y   ,;  Wardrop flushed.  He was not himself, anil���������well, it  meant a great deal to him. And he  was out of cocaine. I left him raging, and when 1 went home?I learned  that Miss Jane Maitland had disappeared, been abducted at the time my  satchel had been emptied. It's no  wonder I question my sanity.  . And then, tonight? the chief persisted.   .  Tonight I felt that some one would  have to look r.fter Mr. Fleming. I  was afraid he would kill himself. It  was a bad time to leave while Miss  Jane was missing. But when I got  to the White Cat I found him dead.  He was sitting with his back to the  door and his head on the table.  Was the revolver in his hand?  Yes.  You are sure? from blunter.    Isn't  fl      ..       11. .X      TIT���������        ITT 3...N. II..I,      .rn.,      4-f.r.\r  JU   x*   met   ivij/.    vvaiuiu;      (.iJa.1   jv,u- tuvw.  Mr. Fleming's revolver, from him this  morning when he threatened you with  it?  Wardrop's face twitched nervously.  You have been misinformed, he replied, but no one was impressed by  hie tone. It was wavering, uncertain.  From Hunter's face I judged it had  been a random shot and had landed  unexpectedly well.  How many people knew that Mr.  Fleming had been hiding at the White  Cat? from the chief.  Very few���������besides myself, only a  man who looks after the clubhouse in  the mornings and Clarkson, the cashier of the Borough bank, who met  him there once by appointment.  The chief made no comment.  you heard ao shot  ivSK/X,  !THS^ETIEW_XIlESTON, B. ���������k  She Thought Mcney Just r Grew.-  When I married, said a mother^ I  didn't know a thing about the value of  money, nor even how to buyniy own  clothes. Mother had always done  those things for me. I realize now  what a trial I must have have been to  my husband. Unlike many other men  however, he -fook. the trouble to teach  me, and now I have a pretty good business head, if I do say it.     r  I am bringing.my own daughter up  differently  from    the   'way.I    was  ViT������ Micrl-������4-    *ii*_  ---��������� ��������� ��������� -*���������-     ^A^t  MIR AND  SKIN BEAUTY  PRESERVED BY  viiiivuivni awu  Assisted by occasional use  of Cuticura Ointment.  ChiUm������r������Bfl������n*iii*10liitm������r,t nr-i fioM il.r/,i,������li������nl  i'hitiMwIt.'i-iiii iki*!-frui.  Ai-ldr-aci vctirr UniittU  V.V*>>f ��������������� ������������������������* **tt *���������"* ���������������>*"������������������ *���������* ���������*���������**���������������** *>i.   ���������������* ' ���������*  W. N. U. 000  while you were in the hall?  There was considerable noise, I  heard two or three sharp reports iiUe  the explosions of an automobile engine.  You are right about the automobile,  Hunter said. The mayor sent his car  away as I left to follow Mr. Wardrop.  "i'he sounds you he-ftrd w^re not shots.  It is s strange thing, the chief reflected, that a revolve.- could be fired  in the upper room of an ordinary  dweiliusr house, while that house was  filled with people, and nobody hear lb  Were there any powder marks on the  body -  None, Hunter said.  The chief got up stifily.  Thank you very much, gentlemen,  Hunter. I would like to see you for a  few minutes.  I think Wardrop was dazed at finding himself free. As we walked to  the corner for a car or cab, whichever materialized first, he looked  ack.  ���������    a- ..1.x - r-1    i.;������j.n������.1v. A  X    UiUUgUt    SO,    UC    SJ���������u    uilujii... ..  man was loitering after us along 'the  street. The police were not asleep;  they had closed only one eye.  The last train had gone. We took  a night electric car to Wynton and  walked three mil^3 to Bellwood. Neither of us vas talkative, and I imagine we were both thinking of Margery  find the news she would havo to hear.  It had been raining, and once Wardrop turned around to where we could  hear the detective splashing along.  They came up together presently, and  tll_   fllT*cv���������   f\V   lie   l-rlirlr C.A    r.n     tfiilrlrirm   r.f  Immaterial things.  At the door Wardrop turned to the  detective with a faint smile. It is  raining again, he said. You'd better  come in. You needn't worry about  me. I'm not going to run away, and  there's a couch in the library.  The detective grinned, and in the  light from the hall I recoguiaed'the  man I had followed to the police station two nights before.  I guess I will, he said, looking apologetically ..at his muddy clothes. This  thing is only a 'matter of^form, anyway.  But he didn't lie down nn the couch.  He took a chair in the ha** near the  foot of tho stairs, *v '. wo left him  thero with tho evening paper and a  lamp.  Wardrop looked so wretched that.I  asked him into my room and mixed  him somo whisky and water. When  I had glvon him a cigar he began to  4ook a littlr less hopeless.  You have been a darned Bight better to me than I would hav* been to  you under the circumstances, ho said  gratefully.  I thought wc would hotter arrange  about Miss Margery before wo try to  settle down, I replied. Will you tell  her about hor fat'.ior?  I believe It would como bettor from  you, ho said finally. I am In tho  peculiar position of having been suspected by her father of robbing lilra,  by you of carrying away her aunt and  now by tho police nd cvorybody elso  of murdering her father. "  I do not suspect you of anything, I  justified myself; I don't think you  are entirely open, tbat Ib all, Wardrop. I think you aro damaging yourself to shield someone olao...  llin rj-prennive {.ice waa on Ito  guard In a moment. Ho coasod Ills  restloHn pnelng, pausing impressively  beforo me.  " givo you my word as a gentleman  I do not. know who klllod Mr. Flowing and Hint whon I first saw liim  dead my only thought was that ho had  killed lilmBoIf. Ho had threatened  to that day. Why, if you think I  llllod hl-n yon n ilo hnvo tn think I  robbed him, too, In ordor to find a  motlvo.  I did not toll him ihat.tlmt was  precisely what Iluntor did think. I  evaded th<* Insuo.  Mr. Wni'drop. did you ovor hear of  the flrfurc-8 eleven twenty-two?   You  nover heard Mr. Flemlnu uno thom?  II������ looked ,-iu'///.led.  Probably, lio snld.     In the very na*  'utr-'   'if   Mr.    Vl'iinlTiT5'      pnnlJlnn,   *w������*  iiiuid   fl/jurca   all   tho  Mmo.      Eleven  twenty-two.      Tlinl.'ti    thr*    Mmo    llin  tlu-ntro train lcavo:i Iho clt*- for Hell-  wood.      Mot  v.7.at you want, ch?  (To he Continued*  Ktiiil-iwti tin jiiiUIc! puvrolln nro of  no value to Ilia I: part of tho crominim-  Ity tint* d ���������*>'.*��������������� 1 lie work and pays tho  ttlX'U.  a dollar, I assure you, and/s'to's as  shrewd a buyer as I am. considering  her years.    She's only il.  Today she opened a checking account at the bank for herself, . Her  father gives her an allowance of $l������> a  month. Out of that she must buy  anything special she wants in the  way of clothes, and all her .books,  candy, amusements, etc. She knows  how to write out a check, ti> balance  her account, and that If she doesn't  calculate carefully in her spending sho  will find herself short of cash at the  end of the month.  When my dau*-" >er marries her husband won't have to &ive her a bue-i*  ness college course before she is a  proper matrimonial partner, as mine  did, and lis won't havo the worry of  a wife who thinks *.oney just naturally grows in an office downtown, -is I  did. and that thero will always be  more forthcoming no matter how  much is spent.  \ji     nd.i wiivii,/. .     ^ n.������ *  - "ort_e- eight" paneis rrepresenuns.tno  rotfnd at human *kn!owledgo _^hich  were painted by Purvis da CJiavanhes  -for "the~ Boston public library, "one' is  named Astronomy; and ystvof SH the  iormo which nature study taken in  schools and colleges today astronomy  -seems to * o tbo least pursued. In a  circle of well-informed people an astronomer might pijt five simple questions and not find one person capable  of answering. It lc said-in an article  in Popular Astronomy "lat a lady  looking doubtfully *.p at the sky one  aight hazarded the opinion that the  great "dipper wheels around the pole  stair? -Her husband, a yachtsman who  :had'. spent many a night out under the  stars, scoffed at this notion.  This article goed on to say that no  telescope is needed in order to gain  a sound fo *.ndatien ci astronomical  knowledge. The unaided eyo is  enough. The study, o' legend and  poetry opened a knowledge of the  constellations is alone onough to justify the uso of the splendid pageant of  the sides as a means of teaching children. The cry today is everywhere to  make study Interesting and to relate it  as vividly as may bo o actual experience. No form of nature-study-can  mean more to the child than the study  of tho stars.  The Earth's Journey  Our world's journey in space is a  long one, if wo are to accept tne conclusions of Dr. Turner of the University observatory of-Oxford and Professor H. C- Plummer, royal astronomer  of Ireland. Recent astronomical  work suggests that "le sun and its  planets form a single unit in a vast  system, the stars^ in which, though  separated by enormous distances,  have a common centre of gravity, and  in response to gravitation all' move  in unison like a stupendous machine.  The paths of these stars, instead of  being nearly circular, like those of  the planets around Yne sun, are mufeh  like the osciliatiohs of a pendulum.  The calculations show that on this  elongated course our sun must travel  400,000,000 years before completing a  revolution and that it passed near the  center less than a million, perhaps riot  nacre than 300,000 years ago and is  now-on the outward stretch?  Well, ..onny, said th������ teacher, I hope  you'll havo cs, very good time this  Thanksgiving.  I'm going to havo, the bo> replied.  Aro you suro of it? she smiled.  Yep; maw's laid in a stock of castor oil and soothing syrup.  An Inducement  W-t���������-I wish, Harry, dear, you'd get  me a ulco clock for my room.  Hub���������But I am really very short and  can't afford���������  Wifs (interrupting)���������If you will I'll  set i' back two hours the evening you  go to the club.  An Irishman was fishing in a river  when it began to rain heavily. Pat,  Dot rieRiHrig to ������*et soaked "through  sought shelter under a railway bridge  spanning ihe river, and here he plied  his rod with true Waltonic zeal, utterly regardless of the trains that incessantly thundered to and fro overhead.. Presently another individual  appeared on the scene and politely  asked.Pat what lie was doing.  Fishing, was the laconic retort.  ,Tli'S* -stranger laughed. Pray what  Is tlie use of fishing, under the bridge  while*such an inf������.-nal ribise continues.'  Oh, shut up, man, replied PaV 'inv  dirrnantly. Sure, ye don't Imow these  flsh. They'll come under here to get  out av the ralu.-  Minlste������ of Hygiene  There is a demand In France for a.  minister of hygiene. The principal  advocate of the establishment of a new  department says that the proper work  of a hygiene minister is now scattered  over five departments, and what he  asks, would become of tho national de-  fenso if military and naval affairs wore  administered piecemeal.  Parson (advisedly)���������Two rights  never make a wrong, Pat, you must  know.  Pat���������Indeed, ;our reverence, you  are wrong.  Parson���������Now, now, Pat, I'm right.  Pat���������But I say you are wrong, your  reverence.  Parson���������And liow. Pat?  Pat (triumphantly)���������Your reverence  two rights make a wrong when their  boots.  The archbishop had preached a fine  sermon on "Married Life and Its Duties." Two old Irish women were heard  coming out of church commenting on  the address.  It's a fine sermon his reverence  would be after L'ving us, said one to  the other.  It is indeed, was the quick reply,  and I wish I knew as little about the  matter as he does.  as wearing and dangerous became the inflamed,  j mucas-fsiied tz&hea interfere with breathing and the  1 j   fresh air passes throiagh that unhealthy Useae*  ProVably-no other remedy a^ordla such prompt  and permanent* relief as Sc&tt's Etrmhitssz; st  checks the cough, heals the linings'of, the throat  and bronchial tubes ansTstrengthens the lungs to  avert tuberculosis? This point cannot Bd^empha-  a-faced too strongly-���������tha% Scott's MmulsiQn.h&s  w*������fc suppressing bronchitis for forty years and  *^ help yi0>i__'  S* careful to avoid substitutes and _uUt on SCOTT'S.  AT ANY DRUG STOKE.  13-77  Emily Brontes' Looks  A discussion as to the personal appearance of Emily Bronte reveals the  remarkable fact that no . one knows  anything about it since there is no authentic portrait in existence. . When  Charlotte Bronte first -saw George  Henry Lewes she said that he was  wonderfully like her sister Emily, but  this is unfortunate for Emily since  Lewes was very much like a baboon.  Possibly the comparison was due to a  sisterly candor that so seldom,errs on  the side of mercy. Thanks to photography, the historian of the future  wii! not be in doubt as to the appearance of celebrities of the present generation, but'he is likely to have his  own opinion as to those worth knowing about.  Corns cripple the feet and make  walking a torture, yet sure relief in  the shape of Holloway's Corn Cure is  within reach of all.  Origin of the Dead Letter Office  What was the reason for our office  getting its name of the dead letter office, as it is often called? said an Glacial in the returned letter office.'Well,  it was originally started In order to  return to ihe senders ail letters, etc.,  addressed to people who turned out to  be dead. The need for such an arrangement became. evident from the  number of valuable inclosures contained In such missives, and that the old  ..wi.ii.Oa     Oi-lii     Jiilgs^iS     iii     UiS     UUJJilit-  ment is evident from the fact that the  bags containing 7returned letters are  black In color.  Yes, there are people who Imagine  us to be mystenously connected-.with  death itself, and some time back we  received* a peculiar letter from one  of them. Within a week of- having a  letter returned to her-a certain person  living in the same house had died, and  consequently the writer, evidently associating her fI'lena's death directly  with us, begged us in future never to  send back letters again, but to burn  them instead.  Coroner���������You say you told the servant to get out of tit������ house the minute yon found it was on fire, and she  refused to go?  Mrs. Burns���������Yes, she said she must  havo a month's notice before, ehe  would think of leaving.  Yellow hair Is seldom a running  mate with genius, according to a wise  C-y from England.  BETTER POSITION  And  increased Salary as a "-result of  Eating R'ght Food  Thero is not only comfort In oatiiig  food that nourishes brain and body  but sometimes it helps a lot in increasing ono's salary.  A WosLoru school teacher tolls y,n  Interesting experience.     SUo says;  "About two yoarsago I wns extremely mlsernblo from nervousnoss that  had boen coming on for somo time.  Any suddon nolso was actually painful to mo and my nights wero mado  miserable by horrible nightmare.    ������������������"I was losing flesh all tho time and  at laat'wan obliged to give up tlio  school I was toachJng and go homo.  ������������������Mother put mo to hod and sent for  tho doctor. I was bo norvous tho cotton E-hoots gavo nvo a chill and thoy put  mo In woolens. Tho tnodlolno I took  did mo no apparent good. Finally a  nolighhor Bnggoatod that Gmpo Nuts  might bo good for mo to oalr. I had  novor hoard of thin iood, but the name  nnundod rood r.o I doo.idod <o try it.  "I began to oat Grapo-Nnta and Boon  found my rcuorvo onori'y growing uo  that ln a abort tlmo I was filling.a  bettor position and drawing a hirgor  salary than I hud over dono boforo.  "An 1 boo lltlli*. children playing  around mo mid enter Into thoir Ramos  I wondor If I am tho namo teacher of  whom two yearn i"������K������i t"hc children  npoho an 'ugly old thing.*  "Grripc Muts  fen*!  v/Hh  err*--._".  ur^  Many people get their only rise in  life through the assistance of an ele-  tr*\ _���������/������������������*.���������*���������������  * _-.-%> 4. ���������  Some people dream of fame, others  keep awake and ae'-.ieve it.  *��������� ������������������^��������������� ������������������������������������ ������������������ -_..������������������-���������  State of Ohio, city of Toledo,   /    es  titi^        "Lucas County.     . \  ���������EYahi-: J. Cheney makes oatii ihat ho  is senior partner of the firm of F. J.  Cheney & Co., doing business in the City  cf To"te_o, County and State ���������foresaid,  and that said Arm will pay the sum of  ONE3 HUNDRED DOLLARS for each  and every case of Catarrh that cannot  be-v cured .by the use of 1T.AULZB  CATARRH CURE.    - . * *.      . ..  ���������'���������-'���������.     FRANK   JY  qpENET.  Sworn to before me and subscribed  In my presence, this Cth day bf December,   A.D.   18SC. .,..-���������  (Seal) A.  W.   GIjEASON-,  "Notary   Public  Hall's Catarrh Curo Is talcen internally ai}d acts directly upon the blood  arid nn'ucoiis surfaces of the system.  Send tot. testimonials, free..  P.  J.   CHENEY & CO.. Toledo, O.  Sold by all Druggists. 75e.  Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation .  The Bridal V������ll  Tho bridal veil Ib evidently of eastern origin.- being a relic of the  bridal canopy held *er the heads of  the bride and bridegroom. Among the  Anglo-Saxous a similar custom existed, but if the bride was a widow It  was dispensed with. According to  Saruirn usiigc, a fine linen cloth was  laid upon the hoadi. of the brldo nnd  brldife aom anl was not removed until the benediction had been said.  The old British custom was to uso nature's veil unadorned���������tlm- is, the  long hair of tho bride, which was so  worn by all brides, royal* noblo and  Blninlo. Only thon lild every ^ono be-  hold tho tresses of maidenhood In  their entirety and' for che lam tlmo, as  after marriage th*������y wore neatly dross-  od on iho head. Among somo tho  trosBOEi were cut and curafi y stowod  nway on a woman .becoming a wlfo.  It was customary In nusHla for village  brldos to shear -olr i^cla on* returning from chiirch.  . Tho Esperanto congroa.-. advocates  peace, aud yot in print tho 1 an gun Keif that. Ib what It Ih���������loohfl aa if it  might bo well adapted to whj\  'ti'mtitij   ?^ ShreWd Sexton?  Among the tourists who travel  through France a considerable number  visit the cathedral at Hhelms. jn magnificent example of gpthlc architecture  and In the to.wer there is an enormous  clock which is wound up. by the Sexton every dayya verygMring Job, as the  weights    are     natTmflly *   extremely  lirnotrty  -. vu..,, ��������� - :.   :  ,-���������  . ��������� ���������   ���������      '  The sextos, k iowever, is a very  shrewd fellow. Whenever b> ehOws  the tfippers this wonderful piece of  mechanisrii he" remarks: Ladies and  gentlemen, if you do not believe me  legardlng the heaviness of the clock  weights t*y for yourselves. "  Each of the trippers - immediately  give a turn or two to the wheel, and  as there are some 200 visitors a day  the, trippers unconsciously and eager'1  ly wind the .clock for him and in7 ad- \  dition give him an extra tip for belm*'.  allowed to do his work.  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, &c  Size of Queensland '  To give lomo idea of the size of Australia, Queenslan   alone ir half as big  again as Germany^ Austria arid Hungary put together.     Its area, ia 66S������-  Iftrf   ,. ��������� ........    .��������� M-_  -x.r 1    BUUttlB   U1UC9,  Dealing WKh a Lunatic  In front of tie Chelsea house. Sir  Thomas More had a garden and gatehouse, and as there was a pleasant  view .from the. summit of the gate  house, he used frequently to sit there,  accompanied only by his dog. Here  it was that he was found jne after-,  noon by a wandering maniac, who*  crept upstairs and saw the feeble old  man dozirg.  Leap, Tom, leap, he cried, and* at  the same time tried to throw him  over the battlements. More had not  physical strength enough to resist, but  he had tbe wit tc say.  Let us first throw this Ilttlo dog  over.  The man immediately threw down  the dog.  Pretty sport, said the lord chancellor. Now, go down.and bring him  up-..then try again. :.  While the madma^. .went'down for  the dog, fore mado fast the door behind him and so managed to hold "the  fort until deliverance came.  WHEN BABY CRIES  Don't get out of patience or acold  or shake vour bsbv for crvin*"*. J^o  does not do that to be ugly���������that Is  iHOta .baby's nature���������ho wants ��������� to  laugh and be happy but when he cries  that is the way he takes o.' telling you  he* is ? in pain; that his little stomach'  is; dut of orders or that?_ls nesy^teeth  hurthim?���������������������������* Iristead'bf-being cross give  hlni a dose -of Baby's? Own Tablets  and you will soon see hiiri laughing  and happy -again...-..The Tablets sweet-  en the stomach, .make teething pairi-  iess, breaks up..colds; cure constipation" arid ?expel worms. Y Sold bjr medicine dealers or by mail at 25 cents &  box from The <Dz, Williams' Medicine  Co., Brockville, Ont.  It Is un'iocossury to aor .'.. out n  montlily etu. tern ont to tho follow who  owos you a grudge.  Good-Substitute       ���������  Why have you not r. come to my  bridge party as you promised? telephoned the irate hostess. You are  breaking up one table.  I am sick, was the reply.  That's an old excuse.  fteally, I'm sick. I have a trained  nurse.  Well, you should havo sent a substitute.     Aok tho nurse If she plays.  The A'ild Boar - ?  The wild boar is a most courageous  an'mal. The? element of luck 7 counts  for a grea:i"^������aii in -nig sticking^ as in  most other fornri3 of sport,^aiid At often happens that the foreinbst sports-  rnari - who by dirit? cf hard ? riding? or  thanks to Tthe.fastest hoise has-.cbmC  up with the "quarry is deprived of the  coveted honor of first spear, by a .sudden jink or turn of the pig. The boaf  in spite of his clumss appearance, is  not only possesseC of a grea* turn of  speed, but '.3 extraordinarily active.  He wiii turn and, twist like a -hair,  putting every obstacle in the shape ot  bushes, rocks warter, etc., between  himself and his pursuers, but all the  tlirie making' for the nearest, patch 0*  . jungle and safety.? The .pae!> ;after 4  pig is. faster Lhan. the. best of runs  with hounds, but ls; sooner over.   ���������  7 Mothers can easily know when "their  chiiirlren arertroubled yrKb. worms? arid  they lose no tlnSe tu appiylrig the best  ,of remedies���������Mother 'raves* Worm  Exterminator.     -���������>  Easily Divided  The hour waa divided into sixty  minutes becaube tho number sixty can  bo evenly divided by two, throe, four,  live, sis, ten, twelve, fifteen, twenty  and thirty.  A Columbus high school haB.banned  tho monocle. When wo wont to  school tho tough hoys in the clnBS  would have attended to that.  .������������������Suburb  When did the word   suburb   first  Ih'd its way Into the language?     It is  %1C*r\S\     ltl      r%     -WrtArti^f |*-# Atrm*\{\v*r*m*r\A 0*+m<**s,,  ���������**--������     ***    ���������--������    ��������� 'w^wiiUj' xaa-ww���������*-������-��������� \** *ms*        AWta*"  teonth ordinance of tho city guild ot  carponters providing that tho members should attend the funoral of any  ono of the fraternity resident within  the city or in the suburbs The natural inference Is that even then it  was part of the everyday talk of tbo  citizens. "  Tho simplified spoiling board in  going right ou simplifylnt' words that  refuse i-j bo simplified.  A Panama workman won $15,000 In  a lottery and spout it In two months  in Now York. What delayed tho Now  Yorkers so aivuch?  It Ib going to bo a great hardship  for Bomo mon of wonlth to bo compelled to. havo thoir fortunoa ffuaran-  tood under a pure monoy act.    *  Gctllng up early In ,tho mornlns to  wrestle with lho furnace Is good to  t "oiigthon a man's charade* porhnps.  Said a c.irolOBs 3ro*ung   lady   named  \.nna  When sho stopped on an empty ban*  ana,  Now, what do you ho������  That you stare bo, in mo?  And tho bystander crlod, Hosannal  nobblQ-���������Will you sorid m6ther a leg  of mutton, pleaso, Mr. JoneA?  .Tones���������Yea, my boy.  Bobble���������And motUnr anya If It's as  Bklnny as the last Lho man needn't  knock. He can uuah it through tho  lottor box.  Moxlco Ih a regular chameleon.  The happy man who always sings  And who l������ J'ico Irom debt.  Ib ho who doofl not wnnt the tlihign  Ho knows ho cannot Kot,  You pay all sumnmoa woro originally bftstowod accordliiR to aomo por-  conal  ohrtractorlBtlca  or  attribute?  So genealogist!! loach un.  Then how 1I003 it como that moro  people aren't named l.-ovejoy?  iiUv'h  all  ������ht-   Wold   lo  nil.I   hu  cjluj,  And at hla heart did clutch.  iaiiiiiiiiii������iiiiiiiii������iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii������ii������iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiniiiiniininminimiin  become a regular part of my diet, and  I have not hven sick a dny in tin* paat jfl5 QU5;0 apparent, I rspllcfl,  two yoara."   Namo given by  CauaJ-     y0u Uavon't traveled much,  lun l'oatum Co., Wludiior. Ont.   Road  "Tho Hoad to    Wollville,"    in   puBo.  Ev������r read tha above letter? A new I v>rtn"ii������ vir ���������nnld rrnVii thn Atlantic I  ono appearo Tom time to time. Thoy I without umliio rink. TTuduo rlolc lnj  are oenulno, true and full of human In- thin wnup la obvloualy n torra ot con-j  tercat. piii������*.r.������..,. ������*ifmt.lolty. (  Tho Zoppolln company's   oiiKlneors  ���������J*   H r  w* * <*.-���������'���������>  Olii -_S*ejS:���������i>_re  Yaur Time  _r_*>4__'_*>���������* ������ itfUtfill"    "^KTOMAN'S delicate system requires  .ILF _^Mtt ������������������ JJWI1,      T ?   woro than ordinary care and at-  tx-ntloh ���������inorcj c.iro an J utttuUoiii ILwi  it is niven by tho average* woman.  Neglect it and ills .soon creep In, and  the look of old age, sometimes quickly,  aomatlmea -jradunWy follow*.   ,  That b������cV*ch������, ��������������� common umon*** womon, brlns������ with It th������ naokan cheat, thn  hMdnebft, tired mnaoliti, orow'i-feot, ������nd aoon th* youthful body I* no Won yoaih-  ful In nppiiirtnc*���������and ill! bocaug-j of lack of attention.  Thera In no reiwon why yon ehould be no unfortonnte, vthtn you hav������ at yoar  dlupesal e remedy mielt *������ IH1. FI������ro������i*������ Vmmrltm "PtNtntHrtpthm���������ttteomuittnAvA  for ov**r 40 y*ai*������ m a romody for allmeutii peenllar to women.   We h������ve thou-  iwii.. Mfiw! im00tl���������mumm i,x  kirtwiMuitiJ. ui. ������i|2l. -il������a  ai-ti-dnuUtlonaf 4D"VMir������--**t4*������ti-tyhiii-<o Ita tittmt.  Ivenea*. JMnllher uurcotlci nor alcohol m\-t> to bo  ���������ioi.d tn till* famouo i>re������<;a-'plKin. HoguUtUta  ii'roj(uUrlU������ii. OorjMcU<II������p)MC������uienU. Ovoroomaa  Dalnful pmiotl*. 'Jenta tip nmrvaa. Ilrlnca about  p������*f������c.t hfflUli. fiulif by *4mterji tn matHdoaa,  In HaniJ ot taWat f enn.  191  IL  mm  MM'te-ilmU aaflflan, tinstssrsKmsU   .���������,m*lmmm*tmmm ������|^|>UJ  MrMi.,4 m*m*V  m*mmtt,������liutlti mr tmmrritd ought tm Lmoio.  Tptca -wrg^lM-14'^iri  Wkmm jI*xmm* ,*%*.*������mmmM.S.*m.mum,   1*4  JL   JB. V^Cf^M. m^ffiJII-'Jia |M  UIHlUWJI1HHIUIUUUUlUllll-_JlUU--lUUUIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIilllllIIIIIIIIIIIIIUI  l-it-i. ���������*  H_____J������������������ ������������������- -- - :: -.  -    ..   ������������������   ��������� ������������������ a  ^s&tamemmm  *^.vm*x������%it������������)_&x������3---.  v������-*n  ���������t'm������>j.-������ip l������iiii���������iwui!m,p|j._*T-'.'* m -  ���������.T->/?^?^'*'."V  THE HE VIEW. CRESTON, BL G  i __e Army of  Constipatioit  Is Growing Smaller JEverry Day.  % CARTER'S UTTLE  LIVER PILLS aie  tcssjonMble-^tliey noi^  only give telict-  iheyp���������manenil.  cute Constipation.    Millions use  them f ot ,  BilioaSm  Mra, Indigestion, Sick Heaiathe, Sallow Skin.  ���������    Small Fill, Small Dose* Small Price;  Genuine must bear Signature  MsADUY-iNAVAL   FIRING  Battered Battleship Turns Turtle and  Disappears in Channel*    s-'Y.  The- bid battleship, Empress of In-  dia,"which was the target of the finest  ginnery.in the British navy,was.sunk  in the channel, off Portland, vafter, being practically knocked' to pieces by  the tremendous "assault. The Intention was to make a torpedo ^assault on  the vessel, but after the attacks of  the finest firing ships in the flrst three  battle squadrons, which were witnessed by Mr. Churchill and other admiralty lords, the Empress of India turn  ed turtle and disappeared.  The flrst onslaughts were made by  individual ships, w? ich severely pep  pered the target with tfreir, smaller  weapons. Thon the 12-inch guns  were used, and finally the 13.5 inch  guns were fired at range of over 8  miles. When the? squadron firing by  the second battle squadron took place  the Empress of India showed signs of  doom. Flames burst out, and a pause  was made in the bombardment, while  tugs pumped water on to the burning  ship. Holea like lock gates were  made in the side of the ship, and as  -each shell struck her she heeled over  to a considerable angle. It was after  the return of the fleet to Portland that  iivn     iv    vvaw  Cll*     r.f.v.10  Book Free.     A Bnonl#  .. Boms - treatment removed  Irap from this lady's breaat  Old aores. ulcers aad  -growths cured.    Describe  **OTr trouble j we wSO send booh and testimonials.  tMS CANADA CANCS- INSTITUTE. LMiteo  5S CKiiRCH'l-i. AV2-. TCKCNTC  fJ Wm. COPYRIGHTS & ^%^  [STANLEY UGHTFOQT  PATENT SOUCITO-1 AND ATTORNEY  IUMSDEN  BLDO.ro-JiSg.?--) TORONTO.  ttnurs ������w terms, '      M.SJtS.  Ba_cn__M_M���������_H_n_c__acaa   Is* it WoVth It?  Does it cost more in doctor's fees  to keep 100,000 persons in health today than it did 50 years ago? I put the  question to two very eminent Philadelphia physicians���������or rather any physician and one surgeon.  They both answered yes, but they  both qualified their answers in Insisting that the 100,000 persona are kept  in much better health than half a cen-  [ tury ago, and also that they live, on  the average, considerably longer.  Said the physician: The average age  of adults is now greater than it used  to "be." Medical science does prolong  life. In proportion to population we  have more old people, although it often happens that science -keeps incurable invalids alive, where formerly it  could not. * That process, of coursejj  is sometimes expensive.?���������  Y- J  The surgeon was quite emphatic;  Surgery saves some lives in Philadelphia every day which the surgery of  the sixties could nofchave saved. Then  there was riot even an attempt iri  many cases.  "This saving costs money, and tha*t  ls why 100,000 people now pay much  more to the doctors every year than  100,000 people paid when Lincoln was  president.     But isn't it worth it?  An  Experienced  Horseman  Solemnly  Declares Nothing Is so Satisfactory as _Nervilfne  Says Nerviline Is Fine   Liniment  "After fifty .ears' expeiience in  raising horseo I can safely testify that  no remedy gives such good results for  an, all-round stable liniment as Nerviline." Thus opon.. tho very earnest  letter of J. J. Evanston, who lives  near Wellington. "I had a very valuable horao that took distemper a  month ago, and was afraid I was going to lose him. His throat swelled  and hard lumps developed. His nostrils ran and he had a terrible cough:  I tried different remedies, but was unable to relievo my horse of his pain  and suffering till I started to, use Nerviline. I mixed a bottle of Nerviline  and sweet oil and rubbed the mixture  on the throat and chest three, times  a day, and you would scarcely believe  the way that horse picked up. Nerviline cured him. I also have used  Nerviline for colic in horses and cows,  and earnestly recommend it to every  man that is raising stock."  For strains, sprains, swellings, colic, distemper, coughs, and colds, no  liniment will prove so efficacious in the  stable as -''Nerviline"���������it's good for  man t beast, for internal or external  use. Wherever there is pain, Nerviline will cure it. Refuse substitutes  Large size bottles. 50c.;; trial size, 25c,  at all,dealers, or the Catarrhozone CO.,  Buffalo, N.Y.,,and Kingston, Ont. .    A. Real Genius       - -*���������  What kinder a feller is Pet������ Doolit-j  tie? . '���������**>.  *��������� Bright as a . dollar,  patient. an!  a  hard worker. '  Why, he can't hold a< job for more  than 4a week, arid" I hear his family  hasn't got enough to live on;'' ���������^  Sure, that 'may be, but what's that  got to do with it? You see that meerschaum pipe of his? Colored it himself. You see that there hosshkir  watch chain he ' wears? Braided it  himself. Notice the peach stone  charm hanging to it? Carved it himself, and it took two months to finish.  See that noun' dog he's got? Pete  trained that dog to do everything a  circus* dog can do. Ever hear Pete  play on the mouth harp and accompany  himself on the guitar? Taught himself. Ever see his.-, handwriting?  Jest like copperplate,, all shaded and  flourished, and he can make a swan  without taking h's penYErom the paper. Pete may not keep a job or feed  his family, but he's a genius, that's  what he is!  JEST AND HIAITH 70 MOTHER AHD 6H1W.  Irs. *WiNaw>Ws Soothing Syrup has beea  _-Tior over SIXTY YSARSby MILLIONS of  MOTHBRS for -Cbeu* CHILDREN WH7JUS  r������g&SEa������ZG. "S*" ^SSI*SCT SUCCESS. '������  SjOTHSS the CHILD. SOPTBNS tli _ GUMS,  J&L^.'Zo aU PA_W: CURBS WIND COLIC; and  . aftae beat remedy for DIARRHCEA. It io ab*  -dlutelT harmless. Be sure and ask tor "Mrs.  ���������Wineldw's Soothing S^-mp," aad take OO oUreS  "___. Tw������mty-_vecc_t3a bottle.-     -  M-if g|ll��������� j_!_____  WATERPROOF COLLARS AND CUFFS  Something better  than  linen  and big  laundry bills.   Wa_h lt with   soap   and  water.    All stores or direct.   State style  and size.   For 25c. we will mall you.  YTHE  ARLINGTON   CO.   OF    CANADA.  Limited  68 "Fraaer Avenue, Toronto,  ont&rlo  FREE TS ALL SUFFERERS-*  MystitMi'oVTorsosTft"aowpowii'or'ouTTMK������mMr  ^Britain's Full Squadron  England now possesses a full squadron of eight battleships of the super-  dreadnought type, the most compact  and powerful fighting force in the  world.  . These eight ships, which mount in  the aggregate 80 13.-5 inch guns and  128 four inch guns, cost the British nation something over 870,000,000, but  after all they form only a part of the  British fleet. The Ajax; the commissioning of which completed tlils squadron, wasthe 18th battleship of the  d'feadri6ught?fera to take place inYthe  fleet that guards the coast of Britairi  and it is less, than eight years since  tlie first dreadnought? was laid .down.  England has therefore .pen* in battleships and battle cruisers alone in  thost eight years upward of $150,000,-  000? and each year her ships, each being an improvement over the last,  are costing her more. -   .  Money's Worth or Money Back  The clerk was at a loss and a .floorwalker minced up.-ind took a part in  the conversation.  .   Now, how about my money back?  demanded . the red-faced; lady.  We return money when-cases so  rjiKtify.      What Is it���������ribbons, shoes?  No, it's -   book.  Has the book been read?  "������������������' Of course.'  - ���������.���������-.-���������?. ,r...-.v---   ,? . .���������������������������..-,*������������������>:",  Urn. We can't return ' riaoney ?oin  books, you know. .      ;.  The red-faced. lady grew purple.    -  Your aim is. to have only satisfied  easterners. That is thc way you advertise.     Ain't it now?  Yes,  madam.  Then why can't you take this novel  back arid return my money?  Is the book damaged in any way?  sparred the flc-'-walker. Print imperfect, or anything like that?  Can't say if. is?  Then why are. you not satisfied  with the novel?  Why, I don't like the way it ends.  . Presence of Mind   ?  Colonel Cody (Buffalo Bill) once  told the following story of one of his  comrades?of the plains known as Wild  rUl:??     '     : ...,?   ;     ..���������   .;     .     "���������    -y -ti- 'ti./';  a. man who nursed a grudge against,  Wild BUI swore to kill him. He  stood concealed in a doorway, stepped  out and confronted Bill a3 the latter  passed and leveled a pistol at his head.  "I've got .you. how, Wild Bill, he said,  arid I'm going to: kill you,'.but,. I will  give you one niinute to pray!  Well, said Bill with an easy smile, I  it does look like the jig's-up!  Suddenly Bill peered over the man's  shoulder and waved a deprecatory  hand.' ':.-'  Don't hit him, Andy! he said.  .The man wheeled to protect himself from the supposed enemy in his  rear. He gazed into empty, space.  There was no. Andy nor any one else  behind him, and before he: could turn  round again Wild Bill had killed him.  General Daumesnir& Leg  General Daumesnii wooden and iron  leg is in the Paris military museum.  The warrior In question lost one of  bis legs at the battle of Wagram, and  when he returned to Paris it was re-,'  placed  by  a  mechanical   contrivance'  of timber and iron springs. Although  crippled, the old soldier remained inactive service and wa3 in command of  the Vincennes fort in 1814 when the  allies were in Paris.     It was to the  troops of the anti-Napoleo_ coalition  that   General   Daumesnii  said   when  called upon to give up his fort.     Let  me have my leg and then you can take  Vincennes.   The old, general .died in  1832, deprived of his mechanical limb,  ft had been taken off while ho was ill  in order'..to "be repaired -by a smith  named Brou; livinglri Vincennes. Brou  kept the article and "handed it down  to has? family  from whom  it  subsequently passed into the ownership of  the. municipalityYof ;VincerineSi r .The  councilors* of the 'artillery   borough  handed it over to the .war department  and it is among the most honored relics of the .French-armies"of the past.  yfifv if  mil ft  EP OH C0U6HIH  Here Is 'R������i���������If���������.1 Will Stop II  ���������,���������*���������* ���������aWT ���������.evst'Maem  .���������*���������. ���������*<���������*. v*) i-a." ".'u^ff  titimmm  a  Long Headed  What will you do with the $20,000  If you get a verdict in your? breach of  promise suit?  I guess, sail the dear girl,? I'll marry the lawyer. It's such an awful lot  o������ money to liet get out of -one's  hands.-'-. ? ���������?-:'?  Do yon realize  the  danger  in  neglected cough ?  Then why don't you get rid of it?  Yes, you can shake it off, even though  it has stuck to you for a long time, if  you go about it right.  Keep out in the fresh air as much &s������  you can, build up- your-streugth vrilh  plenty of wholesome food, and take  Na������-Dr_-Co Syrup of Iaaseed, Licorice  and Chlorodyne.  This reliable household remedy has  broken up thousands of hacking, persistent coBgli3, which were just as  troublesome as yours', and what it has  done for so many others it will do for you.  Na-Dru-CoSyirnp of Linseed, Licorice  and Chlorodyne contains absolutely no  harmful dru^s. and so can be given  safely, to children, as well as adults.  Your physician or druggist can confirm  this statement, for we are ready to send  them on request a complete list of all  the ingredients.- *  Put up in 25c. and 50c. bottles by the  , National Drug and Chemical Co. of  {-'Canada, Limited. 317  SPARKLING EYES  ANDSUBY  S  Time Has Tested it.���������Dr. Thomas'  Eclectric Oil has been on the market  upwards of thirty :-arsYa_d in that  time it has proved a blessing to thousands. It is in high favor throughout  Canada and its excellence has carried  its fame beyond the seas. It has no  equal in the whole list of liniments. If  it were double the price it would he a  [cheap liniment. ...    ..-.-.���������.....���������:.       ..?,..���������.  ?    Didn't Wait for; Thank You    Y  ���������oijixu.  jjuu,   ifixKi  Pv>CJiir  yaxxxifXsx,   v^JJd. <*  l story of an occasion when he.deliver--  ' e(H some scenery 'for an entertainment  in a'lunatic asylum. He "was watching  his men getting the stuff in when it  was beginning to rain. A big  man with a pleasant smile appeared  arid -offered to help. They got oni  f a,inously. Mr. Bull and his volunteer j  were just setting down the last load  when an attendant.arrived, caught the  big man a tremendous blow on the  side of th������'. head s,���������id sen t? hiin. spra.*>*������L  ing on his back. 7 . Mr; Bull was  speechless with indignation at this attack, but the victim got up, smiling  more than ever,, and walked away.  You can thank your .-stars.-'.I've been  watching \ you, the attendant i explained. I suppose when you had the last  lot. in you'd have said <Thank , you.'  Well, that's this fellow's trouble, sir  **he7 hiomejptY^u say' 'Thank] you' tf*  him he'll- wring?ybur rieck. Y-rr  The Birthright o������ Every Girl Wlh  Rich, Red Blood  The sad eye that goes with blobd-  lessness is a sure sign of misery and  weakness. Anaemic~-that is bloodless  ���������girls and .women have dull   heavy  eyes with .dark' lines underneath. The  eyelid is - pulled^down*! looks., pale and  bloodshot inside. This is.not all. Anaemia works havoe** all through the system ;   girls : grow painfuiiy weak and  irritable; they are-breathless and.Jn-  capable of)much;exertion;"while older  women who are'-* anaemic complain of  being ''never really well.".,?  -Y-There- Is bnly^one. way .to brighter,  better health for pale, pining girls and  women.   That  way  is-7 to   invigorate  the body with new  blood���������the. rich,  healthy blood that irriparts strength,  cleanses the system of all impurities,  and restores, the .brielvt7 ey.ea and, r������d  lips'of perfect health.     Thousands of  girls and women know that Dr. ? Williams Pink Pills for Pale People make  this new, rich, red blood? aiid ~so restore health and strength more surely  than    any    other    medicine . known.  There would nVit be ran anaemic woman or girl in the land if those suffering from this condition would give Dr;  A  Consistent  Career  Times are not as they used to be���������  We hear the old refrain.  There is but little hope to see  The classic days again,      '���������   y  *  When Greece advanced wi^- splendid  :..'. 'grace -:-  Anddazaled all tha throng,  A leader of the human race,  Gf mind and body strong.  To arts of war they still return   *  7 While? seeking to 7adva_.ee  Our opportunities to learri  Of polished elegance,  And as we view their modern worka  We? honestly enthuse.  Abroad the Greeks are fighting Turks,  And here they're shining shoes.  Minard's Liniment   Cures  Cows  Garget   ia  ;    No Use for Sympathy  j- Yorkshireman suffering froza  toothache went to a dentist to havo  the aching tooth out. -The dentist  took out the . offeriding tooth arid  w.as. then-asked to pull"out the double  tooth next to it. .  But that is a .sound tooth, said the  dentist. The psiri Is oniy sympatli-  etic.  Yank It out, doctor. Hang such-  sympathy.  to  I���������IDtCA- BOOK BVBK W**ITTBI1.IT T������M7t AM, ������bOOt7���������iM   BASKSaod thS RBUAKXAO(.B CURBS BBVBCTBD km  l_MKWeKBMO_L"B_|EpV. Ntt.Nt3.NJ3*.  Ayoacaa-MciM   ....      BOB    TCCBMOO  iHMfBmMrrac*royBOVB_iaiMt. Do**"������M_i_M_k  . eoToivsurocs ao. tuums*D. lqubq*,***,  'I"XI>I-S WANTED ��������� DO ARTISTIC  . *������������������ congenial needlework at home; ntalce  ���������mTora. three to Ave dollars per day decor-  atins cushion tops. Armour Art Co.,  Dept.  13.. Bredalbs.no  Blook,  Winnipeg-.  Living up to It.  We don't always dc as wo should.  For one thing, we nro told to love our  enemies.  A great many of us live up to that.  Didn't you ever notice a couple of society loaders klsBing each other.  rsmm**imimumm m*   i_ i  m    ll���������   ���������,   ^  Ouch I  We don't havo J.ny grass growing  ln our   streets,    Bueored    tho    New  Yorker.  No, I daro say no*t, replied tho  rhlladelphlan. I supposo your e'ticct  car liorsoa nibble it off aa they browse  along.  The Indiotlng Instinct  Do you think women Ought to hold  publlo ofllco? ���������"'���������������������������'������������������'���������'  Woll. in somo cases. But, judging  from tlio way thoy talked ahout everybody in tlio community, la hat'o to  havo tlioBo who mot at my houso yea*  torday on a grand Jury.  DODDS   v  **ym.m   n   . ..xmiimimmmmmmmwmmm mmum'i  {^/���������."'"PI'L't.S" ^  tic. '���������   1 ...,.*���������  jia."*  .VU"'   11, ...  Canned Music in Scotia  Early in tbe last ceatury an old  Forfarshire lady installed i the bedroom corridor of her castle an auto-  matio organ. It was her delight of a  morning to wa-e her guests with its  strains. But it was not the delight  of one of them, Miss Sophia Johnstone  of Hilton, to be so awakened, and Bhe  said so.  Ye dlnna like the musk? Ye should-  na say that, Sophy, said the hostess.  Ye'll no' win to heaven an' ye dinna  tako pleasure In music. It's to be all  music there, ye know.  Deed, said the incorrigible ono, an'  if heaven's a place wi' auld wives  playin* on hand org;.r.a at 6 o'clock  In the mornin' it's no the place I take  It for, nor yet the place I want to be  in.  Handel In Dublin  There was a period of his life in  which Handel, the famous composer,  retired from London in a fit of .disgust. He wont to Dublin, and lt was  thoro���������In the Dublin Music hall that  hla great masterpiece: 'The Messiah,'  was produced. 'Tho performance,'  writes D. A. Chart, was for the bone-  flt of Mercer's hospital. In ordor to  provide, room for a large riudlenco -ln-  ditift woro requested to lay aside tliofr  hoopn and gentlemen their swords. By  thin means an audience of 700 was  crowded-into'the space, arid* tho concert roallzed $2,000.  Stunt  My pet embarrasHmont was.when I  loarned that the girl I went around  with a llttlo, but did .not love, was engaged. To givo her tho impression  that l was wns tints her tiino X woul  over and propoaod. My embarrassment can bo ouslly Imagined when oho"  accoptod mo.  Fashion reports Bay that akin tight  oults will bo worn by mon the coming  BOB8O11, and that la right whoro more  man 1b going to got even with the  hobblo skirt.  ,Oblonj Housfes  Square and oblong houses arc cheaper to build than odd shaped structures. The? oblong house is cheaper  than the square. Timbers come in  certain lengths, and the house that is  long and narrow takes less timber  than one that is square���������that is to  say, the material cuts to better advantage in the oblong hoiise than in  tlie square house; a-lso less labor is involved in the making.  isvery careful and obs rvarit mother  knows when her child suffers from  worms.���������'. She also knows that if somo  remedy be riot speedily applied; much  harm will result to the infant. The  best application that can be got is  Miller's Worm Powders. They drivei  worms from the system and set ui������  stimulating and soothing effects, so  that the child's progress thereafter ia  I was cured of terrible lumbago by  MINARD'S  LINIMENT.  REV. WM. BROWN.  I was cured of a bad case jf earache  by MINARD'S LINIMENT.  MRS.  S. KAULBACK.  Placing the Goat  ti.: An anecdote of President Hayes, is  told by an EngliS-inan who forined  one-, of .a party, of    his    compatriots  while  the  president ~ and - his- family  were at Clark's ranch,, near Yosemite.  The tw.o parties were assembled in the  rude kitchen?  awaiting   the    Coming  -meal.      A ' certain stiffness prevailed ]  fit first.     At li st a. master of ceremonies and introducer, appeared in the  shape -of a small and elegant. quadruped/evidently  a. family  pet,  which  trotted into the^kitchea to be caressed. .. A'.lady of the English party gently stroked its stem, the president its  stern.   Presently * they    met,    about  the .center of the animal, and the interchange of a few remarks became  ~ inevitable.   This is a very pretty goat,  from the English lady.     My end is antelope, madam, from the president. It  need scarcely be said that both ends  were antelope, but tho reply was very  neat.  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  MRS. S. MASTERS.  Trees r.nd the Soil  The soil is a resource of priceless  This is 7 our thirteenth- quarrel, eho  said^and shivered as Bhe looked into  the ?cold, gray storm.  Perhaps we shall never have another, -faltered her husband.  Oh, I'm not in the least superstt.  tious, protested the woman, with a  ghastly affectation of., gayety.  Jennie, said he, believe -it true������������������  I never loved any girl'but you,  Oh, Fred, she answered, I'm sure of  this!  Yoii rmake such, work ^when you try  7.t6?kiss. -'  I was cured of sensitive lungs bylyaiuo.   its formation on rocks is erx-  When the steed had nobly sped him  And the stableman had fed him,  To the drinking trough he led him,  But he coaxed to no avail.  For tho horse replied with hauteur,  You may lead me to tho water,  But to make me drink you ougliter  Have an individual pall.  ma  . Say, mlBter, whero do you llvo? In-  dulrcd tho small brother of the lady  upou whom Mr. Blank had called to  pny his weekly attentions.  At 45G Grand avenue, replied the  young man.     Why do you n������k?  Oh, well, said tho young hopeful, big  Bister ls wrong thon, 'cause Bho had  pa look you up In Brudstrcot.  Sho bought a handsomo cookbook, and  alio wopt, -  BoonuBo Blm honrd hor thoughtless  luiBband say  That In tho library it bIioiiuI bo kept  And from tho' kitchen banlBhod far  away.  ceedlngly slow. According to Professor J. Bowman, many glacial scratches that were inade on rock during the  last glacial period, between 00,000 auu  75,000 years ago, aro still fresh as if  they had been mado only yosterday.  Yet sine������ tho glaciers thus recorded  themselves man has como up froni the  cave and tho stone hammer. Seventy  thousand years Is a very short timo  for tho development of a soil cover.  For man it means a period bo groat  that the mind can hardiy grasp it.  The cutting off of the trees exposes  tho soil bo that the ruin beats upon  it, and since It has lost tho protection  that the roots and tho Utter on tho  ground afforded tho soil ia soon  washed away. In titty yoarB ri single  lumber merchant cun doprivo the  taco of aoll'tiijit rc-mircd 10,000 yehra  lo i'oVin  wtlliams' Pink Pills a fair trial? That-..,--. .���������       ���������,     .-. . .  is why so many recomniend these pills |7Painless and satisfying.  to their suffering sisters/ .Mrs. RYB. ~  Keith, Steeyes Settlement, N.B., says:  -���������"At the age: of 13. my daughter Sadie began to complain of constant headaches, and did- not have   her? usual  good appetite.      I went to  a doctor  arid got some: medicine; but It did not  help her, and finally; she" had to discontinue going to- school. She seemed  to'be growing weaker every day and  wanted to lie down all the time, "and  would continually complain of being  tired.   The doctor   *ave her another  bottle of'medicine, but with.no, better  results.   There, was "riot a bit of color  in her face or lips, and I* was -afrr'.I  she was going into a decline. A friend  who was in to seo her said "i: she was  my child I would try Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills,"  and  I decided I would  take the advice.   In a couple of weeks  we could see a difference, as her eyes  looked brighter,  anc!  she  would try  to eat a little.   When she began the  pills she could not dress herself alone,'  but little by little her strength came  back until Bhe could go for a walk.  She  continued the use of the  Pills  several months with the result that  she was again strong and active. This  was over two years ago, aud she has  been a strong, healthy girl ever since.  We have since uBecl the pills for other  purporeB and find the* ** a good family  medicine."  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills aro sold by  all medicine dealers, or will bo sent  by mail at 50 cents a box ov six boxes  for $2.50 by writing The Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockvllle, Ont.  Tn It, truo that both your husband  and tho niun who lives next, door to  you hnvo fallod in biiBlneBB?  Yea   but Ned's failure Isn't noarly  so bad aB Mr. Naybor'a. Ho tailed for  . 50 contn on tho dollar, while my Iiuh-  band fulled for only 10 cents on tho  1 dollar.  A theatre manager in Now York la  importing police dogu to drive away  ticket BcalpoiH. It tho dogB aro Intelligent onough to hiatlngulB- botwoon  a scalper and a patron of tho houso tho  ochomo may work, but what if it la  OUlOnVi-H.'.'      XllO  idtU, UUCUIti   lo   bu jlliit  a  ROIlBlltlOll.  sajy&itfl.*1  60c. a box or six b-xe* for $2.60,  at all dealers, or Thn Dodda Medicine Corjipony,  Limited,    Toronto,  Yon pi'pm very much improsBod by  till   IIICMU uxi.iituiii.'.luuu 1  X...W  hCCIl ������,'���������'<'  Inp* you about banlUng and currency  Yoa, Cha.rlt.-y,    uc-ay,    icrr''***    "*,,���������  Mrr.  TorkliiB. It Booma poifoclly wonderful that anybody could know as much  os you do about monoy without having  V/aiiMMkii  snrsn  W. N.  U. 380  I    Acr-nrdlnR: to a Delaware judgr>, idlo-  1108E It. u crime; ulao n ttlBeuso.  A Grook Ib conatriioLlng In Paris c  bottlo shaped veflsol whoao design  was revealed to liim in ti drtnnn and  In which ho oxpocta to croos tho Atlantic tn Now York. All ho TKiGdu lo  do Ib to havo anothor drcar.i and find  himself ou Broadwuy.  ^RESItrtSf  ���������Shoos and Nerves  Travolo'ra tiny that tho roaaon why  nervous people dou't exist In China  Ib becui.Bo it is tlici'G tl o custom to  wear BOft ahoea. Thoro Is no doubt  thul hard Bolcd, creaking footgear la  rcoponslLlo for much n'orvoun wear  and tear as woll aB muoh physical fa  tlguo In western Innda. Tlvod foot  and tired nerves will find solaco ln a  warm' foot bath with a Handful ut  Ron unit In It. Movn tho foot about*,  or keep thom BtUl na beet ploaflOB you  as long as the water la pleasantly  warm'; then dry thom with a rough  towol and put on u frcah piilv of Brook-  '���������.���������**;���������;���������..  ������-w������"*-������������*i'B���������i mm* m* ������^������mi ��������� mm������ m.  _���������  Wasted Sarcasm  Indignant Wlfo-^-l wonder what you  would havo done it >o.i had lived  whon mon wci'o Unit compollod to cam  their broad by tho sweat ot their  brown.  Indolout Husband----I ehould havr  bluiLod u llttlu jjuUuu ulurc nnii -jold  handkorchlefc.  8uboueU the Peer  In her reminiscences Lady Dorothy  Novll aald that Lt her younger daya  parents were very particular about the  matrimonial alliances made in thoir  families, and Bho told an amiiBjng Bto-  ry of ono old poor who was greatly  Biirprlaod to be told by his Blator that  Bho had developed ���������-,��������� a great affection  for a well known scientist ot humblo  blrtl*  Tho poor Bent forjilm und Bald brus-  quoly: Now, sir. I should like "to know  something, about your family.  I* think It will bo Biifllclont, replied  tho Bclontlat, who was ot Semitic extraction, to say that. I descended trom  tho lllUBtrlouB blood of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.  Tho poor wub taken aback. Oh,  ho said, of course, my family has nothing to compare with that. Therefore, it my BiBtor really UIcob you,  you'd hotter tako hor.  And tho BclcntlBt did.  Red Flannel  Rod flannol as a euro for rhouma-  tlairi linn many adherenta. No doubt  tbe- flR-nnM 1-er-pR warm and protocta>  tho Btlff joint anil tie tnuuclos, but  as fur uh tlio color goes any othor in  tho spectrum wouUi������bo fully ub effective. LlUo many of our boy and girl  Btiporatltiona, tho notion has hecomo  so deeply gi'oundod an to havo an undoubtedly favorablo mflntal offoct. Por-  IhIi the Icoiioclaut wiio would destroy  I ill  Here I am, dad, announced thp prodigal. Are you going to kill the fatted calf?  Not'with veal at 40 cents a pound,  answered the old man. Maria, opeu  a can of corned beef.  I know a man who can supply af>  '-unities at short notice.  Who is he?  My shoemaker. He makes a business of giving sole mates.  The Brave Butterfly-  Here is an unorthodox story of King  Solomon:     One day a butterfly eat on  the king's temple and boasted to his  wife:    If i chose I could lirt my wing  and shiver thin building to tho ground,  he swaggored.      Solomon,   overhear-  lug, Bent for the boaster.    How daro  you?  he    thundered.   The    butterfly  groveled.      I did it to impress  my  I wife, ho . pleaded.   The   great   mon-  I arch was instantly appeasol and lot  him go,. What did Solomon- eay   to  you? gasped a quivering wlfo flvo minutes later.     Oh, ho begged mo not to  do it, said the buttorfly airily.   And  Solomon, again overheaiiug, ainlled.  - ���������:���������: r ' ������������������        ���������������������������������������������.: :,,��������� :  :���������,���������.���������*_���������,  The True Source  of Beauty  is, and must be, good health*  Sallow skin and faco blemishes  are usually caused by the  presence of impurities in tho  blood���������impurities which also*  cause headache, backache, Jan-  prtior, nervousness and depression of spirits. If, at times,  when there is need you will uso  PILLS  Oppoalng New  fmX* m, y* *������*> A       A������ I ���������#*������ I rt ������tj  Yorlc    laxvyorn    cx-  iiuilel head uud iiie* other a munli head.  Tho court happily ended tho contro-  voray by aK*'celug whU boLh.  BrltlBh DreadnoiiRhtn carr>" ten thlr-  toeoon aim onc-mui i������������*h kuu^. ������������������-.������x*������*i������-  pod llko a ecu gani'riti 1  Hopb  Thoro Ih no Bwoeter Hiifferlng than  '���������.nr!**-. 9o ���������!-���������.!t������s* llll '>ld CIwiixim nriiv-  orb, melancholy text for lioarto .that  bitter dluiippolntmont haa cured and  to whom all hope Io 1ml uiouiory.'  I    Ono might dntlno tlio millennium ttflj  In l������in.r.*>  wiiuii? min;i,i>   11 una i:Hi'i>  uuiy 1  be brought on approval, J  yoa will firid yourself better fn  every way. With purified  blood, you will improve digestion, sleep moro rcstfully and  yoqr nerves will be ciuidter.  You will recover the charm of  anarkliitg eyed, a spotldsB-Com-  plaxioti, rosy Hpa and vlvacloua  spirits.   Good for all.th<5v i|am-  >5I-*    1>aaa1ia*m,-i������ *0511-rt   r������������r������r������#������tol1*������r  **J f     JJCVWiv*i44������    **   **���������   *��������� + + +*      W^-i* w wmm-m'^f  Help Women  To Good Health  Hold evrry-'r'lirre.    lu li'itt*, 'ii cent*.  Tlio Urj|e������l ������������1eol anr tiieJtcln*. The d'rtctkMM  ������������llh .very hon point lho tvaf to JOOlI H���������'I'll.  i^n  *--������i  mm  mm  ���������"���������t������.4il  .A  / v' ___1!^",!:W1'*
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Creston people in all walks of life, and
the bobs are sai'iug up and down tho
hill, again.?
Mr. Jones, of the Keledeu Nursery
Co. ix iu town in-tho. interest rif his
tiifti. He has sold tjoiiie trees and
speaks very highly of the outlook in
tliv v.tUey.
nr.
ft fi
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assortment 15 large ana we nave maae xne
price to suit your pocket book
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General
MERCHANT
who is  employed 7at Ubo
> met with a very painful
accident   ytjlien his. leg was   crushed
between t-
red vestei
in whioh I ni-y carui'- the- talent money
audi 1 evit�� thn ntxt Wednesday. Tliera
Will nis*'"* he a*|��i*OKram mid refri abincuts
ivill    hi*   soi'no I.    Everybody    invited
Admission 10 ivuts.
���m ��� -I
S. I-1', Bradley uml  .1. Oomptou leave
toinorro.w   for Vietoiia   to attend the
annual uuu-LuiH'   of tin; Pi-ovinitial Ag-
i-ii-ultuml As'UX-iiitiun.  12, Mallundaiue
leaves Monday ami W. V, Jackson
tvi.,.......*....
logs. Tho accidctit oc&ur-
A Talent tea was served, Wednesday
Jan. 14 at the home pf Mrs. Payne.
There was quite a large turn out cons-id-
Yejiog.the very stormy weather. .The.
last of these teas will be served at the
home of Mrs. E. Barraclougb, Wednesday evening Jan. 21. The ladies are
expected to put iu ryhme the manner 1
D. Smith, pi-esident of the Adult
e-il>le Class of 'lhe Methodist Church,
���limouiu'e.s .*i special meeting of the
class on Suml-iy morning .next'lit 11:.'J0
a.m. All members are requested to
be present.
through Lhe Fernie fire, the first big
lire, in fact it was on that account he
waa called Fernie.
A very successful surprise was given
Oan Smith of tbe Review staff by tbe
young people at. the home of the editor
Friday evening last. That Dan was
surprised need not be mentioned.
About 25 young people spent a very
enjoyable evening singing, playing
-{ames.aud dancing. The party broke
up about 1:30.
DUCK CREEK NEWS
Fernie, the old dog that has been
known to residents of Creston for years
died of old age Sunday night. He was
brought- to town years ago by Joe
Wilson and in recont years . was the
I faithful friend aud companion of Mike
Glazier.    He was 16 years and b'mons.
1010.   a,uu   jiiu   lji>-;    ivcoru or   pressing
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Limited
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i FRUIT TREES J
AND ORNAHENTALS
t Coldstream Estate Nurseries
<�� VERNON, B. C.
All our trees are Home Grown and guaranteed true
to name. We carry all the leading varieties most
suited to this district. Our specialty is budded stock
on three-year-old whole roots.
AU Stock delivered to ranch at prices quoted
For further particulars apply to our local Ageut.
J. Blinco, Box 29, Creston, B.C.
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Buy It Because
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j.w*wv��>^i        a.
Touring Car-
l. o. b.   FORD
O N TA PI07
CRESTON  AUTO  AND  SUPPLY   COMPANY
R. S. BEVAN, Mgr.
Ths Presbyterian Literary and Debating Society will resume work after
���nhe Christmas holidays^**' holding
v debate ou Wednesday evening Jan.
��lst. on the subject: ������Resolved, that
capital punishment shonld be abolished"
Mesas R. M. Beid and S.'-'A. Speers
will take the affirmative and Dr.
Henderson: and A. B S. Stanley the
ae-jative. Befreshments will be served
by fhe ladies   Admission 10 cts.
: LIVERY AND TRANSFER ���
X Wood for Sale Phone 85 %
<(^Mh 4B^9 ^^^fr y^^B^BSf f^^v ^^^r^^^r^^ff' ^^^r a^^r ^^J 4^^F *^^^ft *^^ft ^^B ^^Si *^^B ^^n ^^& **^^M ^^Jk <^^�� ^^& ^^& ^^v
Creston Valley Investment Co.
EkaIi Hhtatii ani> Inhhhas-ct.
King Goorgo Hotol   Block,   -4l.h.   Stroot,    CRM3TON,  li. O.
THK LAND THAT GROWS  THK TUG  It HI) APPLE.
Now is the time to get busy and purcluue
Creston   Laud,   before   the. rush   io   iiie
"Wonderful Creston Valley"
which is r-ipidly coming to the front   and proving
to   be   the   Banner  District   of   British   Columbia.
We   have   listed   for  sale   Choice   Lots
BUSINESS AND  RESIDENTIAL
Improved Ranches and partly improved from
10 to 20 Acre Blocks. Wild land ajoming a
settlement in Blocks of from 5  lo 320 Acres.
For  full  information   and   particulars
Write   or  call   on   the
The Irish? section of the Panama-
Pacific International ^Exposition has
t-eeu allotted fifteen thousand? square
feet   aiid   it   is  intended   to   have   a
-   ! ti' .
representative t shibifioa of Irish linens
wootenSj jjiess, suss,-poplius, tapwsttiys,
mid textiles generally. The section
will li'i-ve:'tbe "fiucV til'e "Sbatnrocli
Isle", and the -wonderful products of
fhe Irish -aiulibrafts will be elaborately
displayed. A serious and earnest attempt to show what Ireland produces
nud nmlies for sale will be made.
Specimens of the wonderful old bog-
oak furniture will be shown.
rnini/Anfti
cnioi\oun
Murdock and Geo. MoLeod left on
tbe Westbound, Monday for a business
trip up the Lukes.
Billy Bnrtnn the up-to date wood cutter was out to Erickson sawing wood for
some
J.liss Auu�� Kugen left on Suuday for jr
Omnbrook where she will reside for a"
few months.
Miss Olga Wigen, Mrs. Moon, Monrad Wigen, "Vy. J. Cooper and Oarl
Wieren were Creston callers on Tuesday, f
We wish to correct an error appear-?
irig in   the last  issne  of the1  _teyiew|
which stated that Mrs. B. Butterfield 'i,
had been elected as a delegate to attendj\
the annual  convention   of? t)&e  B. C.
Fruit Growers Association.   This was
a missprinfc and should have been Mr.
E. Butterfield.
E. Butt6rjS.eId leaves ou Sunday for;-
Viotoria  to   attend    the  B. O.   Fruit
Growers Association's Annual Convention.. - -. ''���'.? ��� V ?.?-?
Notwithstanding the uncertainty 7 of
the weather quite a number of person?
from Duck Creek turned out for the
dance at Alice Siding on Saturday.
Harry Bathie of iooo who has been
spending a few days at Duck Creek rei
rorned to Loco on Monday.
Paul Hagen was a visitor to Oreston
Monrad Wigen expects to have hisr*
����cs xmdoty xKikLuxug ia': about Tthree
weeks time the engine and all the'mill
machiuery is in the miil buildiai? and
he only awaits the arrival of the thill
wright to fix it up.
Mrs. Grady left on Sunday for Koofc*
enai, Idaho where she will spend a ya*
cation with, her daughter Mrs. Heck.
E. Butterfield was a Oreston caller
Thursday.
:'   , ��� :~*������?-.'
ALICE   SIDING  NEWS
The   Ladies   ofJ Alice   Siding   have
organized what they call the Mo'hor's fi
"������-.r\i
Club and ..meet
at   the  house of one    ���
of the ranchers.   Billy has a good of their member8 eaoh. alternate Wed-  fl
layout to cut firewood and believes in ne8day Q���d re]?or(. havinga g0od titpe.
doing things right.
The jVii����eiGeurgiuu and lueiva Gart-
vvriglit returned home Sunday from
Craiibrook whore they have beeu visiting tliijii* siBtor, Mrs, H. A. MoKowau
unci thoy report having had a flue time.
T. Hickoy is making tbe trees fall
snow or no enow as he oan skid the
Ioks to 1 lie i-ivcr. Goat* River will be
fall of !<><�� tins Spring.
Church  Notices
MimiODIST CHURCH
Piibli-, \V oi-Hliip, 10 ;80 and 7:80 P. M..
Snn.'liiy Solmol and Adult Biblo Class
H.'IO A.U
Oonio mid yon will bo mnde welcome
Fiod L. Onipeiitoi'
PnHtor
,     PRKH1JYTMIUAN   CHURCH
Hi'ivUio ovory Sunday   at   11 a. m.
anil 7:'I0 p. 111,
Knhliiitli Hehocil nt2:iV) p. in.
Ail ul tn Ililtlo OIuhb moots evory Thorn*
day ovuniiig.
W. Q. IlLAKU
Mininter
CRESTON VMJJ-TINVESTMENF CO
catholic; ciiujtca
Miihh 10:30
lioiiodictoln 1);!10
Kvi'i-y firm, Sunday of tho month.
iralhor JnhnO. M. I.
Humliiy Hdhiinl every Sunday at 2:00
I
j2 Box   36  Creston,   H. C. S
Bring in Your Renewal of
ii'SCi'iiJ-lJuii iu iiie
CM 1
CRESTON REVIEW
Most Of the young folks'maei* af*. Mras
Mason's each evening imd enjoy themselves.
The Sooial Olub held their usunl
Fortnightly Dance on Saturday Night
which lasted until 12 o'clock when
lunch was served, then Games, Song-*,
Dialogues, Select Readings,' and Re-
oitatiouR lustad until 4 40. When everyone being Biiflioiently umiified they
moved  bomownrd.
Who says Alice Siding Is* dbrid?
There wns a good crowd from Duok
Crook,  Wjiidell,  and Eriokoou.
Mr R. Stowarb built a brlok t blm-
noy f. r the Club whioh moims that,
a good job wns douo. Tho next danoo
will bo hold on the 24th of ,T,innnry.
Vlotor Onrr Ih Mantor of CeromouicH.
Gortlo S to wort is on (.ho crippled
list a heavy benoh haviug fallen on
lior too. \
Mr. BrWnrlgg nyas down in Allco
SldiuK iliHlriot. Monday, showing bin
61 pandlo Power Lamps and takl/ig
orilora for them.    . -.-..-..
MoHHrs Tbomas Douglas and Edward
Butterfleld, Oarl ChtIhou, and Hurry
Bathlo of Dufik Crook, and Violorla
Pi ioo of Ciuuton Hpont un enjoyable
I'vonlng at tho home of Mr. aud Mra.
Pernio, Sunday Bvonlng.
��� Bond for our prioos on furniture, wo
pay the froight.   O O, S.
SB
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