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 -wil  "V'Y"Y>:;;:^|  -1 ii r r ii iTttiim- r inr'T-  ALLTHE.NEWSI  of the CRESTON j  ��������� UlOlOft\fii I  All Roads In Best and West Kootenay Lead to Creston  Jt  '������**...  .-4������������_ijr M_**._~!r>'  *'"*"*.  .'"?"'-i".   *.-'".       *- ���������'   v -   **      ."-/    v"m4'   ''    ' V   V"     .   .���������*'���������*���������      '"*'  _^~  No. 22, 6th Yeakb  CRESTON, J*. C, /FRIDAY.   JUNE  5     1914  ���������, i*-���������������,���������-  -SJEjNT TO ANY  ADDRES^iQfR  $2.00v'_C. YEife  OlNCLE  COPIES^C.  TTf-f   ta  "S"l <4*^  _*<?  %r>_-  w mte Dm C Slogan fortified When Orientals  EHSS OF IRELAND LOSS RANKS WITH  BREST MARINE DISASTERS QF THE Obmu  nrocc  ***** *���������*_���������*���������*������������������������������������ w  The loss of life on the Em-  of Ireland h_ts beers  equalled or exceeded by only  four marine disasters in the  last century. These were the  loss of the Rhone, Wye, and  other vessels at St. Thomas,  in the great hurricane of Oc-  tober 29, 1867, when 1,000  persons perished; the burning  of the excursion boat General  Slocum, in the East river,  New York, on June 15, 1904,  with an approximate loss of  *r*cv~i li _jr_������-8������   flhflt- mrnst*   t_������rriWe  of all marine disasters of  modern times, the loss of the  Titanic on April 14, 1912,  which sank after a collision  with an iceberg with 1490 of  her company; and tl^e loss of  Kike Mam off the Japanese  coast on September 28, 1912,  with 1000 lives.  Other disasters that approximated in loss of life the  fatality list of the Empress  01 xfciaiiu were tne ifxincess  Alice sunk in collision in the  Thames river, September 3,  1878, with a loss of 700; the  Ertogrul, foundered off the  Japanese coast, September 28,  1890, lost 540; the Utopia,  sunk off Gibraltar in collision  March 17, 1891, with a loss bf  574; the  Norge,  stranded off  T2* __>1r������_1l    **-_������������--���������   T._*t*_    r������e     ������_?_���������-,.-_  ���������.-mw.___.__���������_.������     _.-���������������*>_,, j *������__.-w     **jy    *.-.*\\y*t",  with a loss of 600; La Bour-  gegne, lost in collision in the  North Atlantic, July, 14,1898  with a loss of 571; the Japanese battleship Mikasha, blown  up on September 12, 1905,  with a loss of 599.  m  The present Lessee, -Editor  and manager of    ffi  \y    the Creston Review, A. B. S. Stanley begs to state  Ml     *t.s������. t-.- *?_--   -���������.������. t,_-,.   _���������,k.__,__,,-.-U1,,   Zmm   -.-.  xu���������  TV.        i.xi.A\f xi^i uuu    xx<*0*.  mvv-.u     _couuui.iuivp     iix    cuiy   way   IUI  ^    the sending out of noticed threatening  court pro-    fl\  *___     ___������#.iir__ fr������r    ^R__*nni.f������t.l-    si-bs������r',be''*p.     Hf* has onlv     ^m\  - ft  W ������������������**-"������-% mm\0.   mm  _*v_  W  delinquent  had to do with this paper since Tulv 1st ion.  i A 0 m* mf %*  At the same time he would appreciate it if those (f\  who owe from that time would come in to see hiin ���������!?  |2    about the matter as it costs, considerable to get out fl\  \Xi   the paper and money is scarce. ifi  'S������$*)t'ii8'jl'^i'S'ii"������''Sj  f  QUEBEC IS ACTIVE  IN FOREST WORK  DUCK CREEK NEWS  \m*mmmmmm0mmm  With weather that oould not help  but satisfy tihe most exacting person,  taffS5tKSl_rC?eel^S������_i-sl-Oiub isrsl-l4h^r-]---*^___*=������������_.  first  picnic of the season on Sunday  ALICE   SIDING  NEWS  last.   Nearly 60 people were  present  including a party of 17  fromCanyqn  City,   Creston, and  Erickson.   From  11 a.m. until 7������J.m. the crowd enjoyed  themselves  on the  lake ,&nd on the  shore, some enthusiasts tried fishing,  but met with little success.   Football  and several other games were indulged  in as well  as the large swing for the  children.   Through    thei  kindness  of  Monrad  Wigen a great many  ofthe  people were afforded the pleasure of a  trip on  the  lake iu  his motor  boat.  Great excitement waa caused toward  the later part of the afternoon when a  number of boat races took place, the  best race  was that  rowed   by  Mr.  August Johnson and Mr. John John-  don, wbo af tes? runtiiug the full length  of the course almost neck to nook, finished with Mr. August Johnson about'  1 foot ahead.   Billy Bmbre������ and Biiiy  Truscott had a vory hard fought race,  but wo aro not yet decided who really  won;! Tho management wish to thank  all thoBe whoso kindly lent their boats  for the day and also  the  ladies who  supplied  so many  good things With  which to replenish tlie inner man.  J. J. Grady wan a Oreston caller  Monday.  Miss Phoobo BntterQeld and Miss  Emma Johnson who havo boon In  Oranbrook for tho last flvo months, re-  turned to thoir homes on Monday.  i' i .    '  Pan!   Hnfjen   was a  Or#i������toh   oAllor  Tuosduy.  . Mrs. Williams was a Creston caller  Woflnosday.  The Sunday Sohool olass of tho Roman Cathpllo Ohuroh oi' Crouton wore  out plcnlclng ait>u6!c Crcok on Wed*  netuiuy. 'ilia l|uv. Father John wus  In charge of tne party and to judge  from tho noiso they mado ns thoy woro  driving homo wo should imagine Ihey  bud a good timo.  Miss Floronoo Biithiowiis a Oreston  oallor Thursday*  ~ Mr and Mrs. Gordon Smith returned  from Phoenix, B. O. to visit with his  *������_.____-_-___ U_r     . _. mm���������    -w   **_   ..  ^ r. _... j  yma.-vss.vm oan Sou jsts- ^.'Cnswo^oiS-fett. -  Mrs. B.. Stewart commenced selling  strawberries June 1st.  Jack Smith is slashing timber for J.  R. Miller.      /  W. A. Pease has finished work on  Little Avenue.  Mr. B. Bahlae of Swift Current,  3aak. was here looking over his 40  acreo recently purchased from J. F.  Rose and making arrangements for a  house to live in until he can build. He  expects to move his family up 'here in  Ootober.  The ladies nf Alice Siding had their  regular fortnightly meeting on Wednesday, we expect there was considerable important business transacted.  WEEKLY COMMENT BY  The Forest Service of the Province  of Quebec now employs a total of six-  professionally trained forests. Nearly  all these men have received their professional training at the Forest School  at Laval "University, Quebec.  During the summer of 1913, the  Forestry Branch had fourteen parties  in the field, each in charge of a teachni-  oally trained forester. The undertaken  by ten of these parties was a valuation  survey of unlicened Crown timber  lands. Of such'lands, there are approximately 125,000 square miles in the  Province of Quebec. The Crown lands  under license aggregate approxiffi^tel^^^g-g^  70,000 square miles. The revenue from  these lands during the past year has aggregated nearlv one and three quarter  million dollars.  In addition to the ten parties engaged  as about, four parties were engaged in  an examination licenced lands,- to  determine the boundaries' of permanent forest reserves. It is the policy oJC  the Quebec Govenment to segregate  nonagricnltural forest lands into permanent forests reserves as rapidly as  the necessary information can be  secured. ���������O. L. , -  I ��������� Some extremely learned people are  flow engaged in an effort to determine  the exact weight of the moon. When  this shall be accomplished others perhaps may undertake to determine the  exact value of moonshine.'1���������Christian  Science Monitor.  It is quite likely that the conference  of mediators to adjust,the trouble between the United States and Mexico will  prove a failure. The present indications  are that the Huerta government will be  wiped out of existence long before thc  peace  envoys   reach   Niagara.���������Grajnd  FORESJLPRODIiOB   >.  "-' iiORATORiS  It has been-esitimated-that-in-convert-  ing logs into finisbed-4umber--afid-4___n*-  ber products, the waste "amounts to  over 50 per cent of the bulk of all trees  cut for lumber. This equivalent to an  annual loss of from $10 to $15 for every  SOIL LEADS ALL   :  ~        SN FERTILITY  -V  In-arletter~to-~Chas. G. Reeder i>f  SpokanerProfc-Thos. Shaw, agricultural expert for the Great Northern  Railway company, speaks in glowing  terms of the agricultural possiblitie_Cof  the Kootenai valley.    He says, ��������������� Once  Buy your fishing tackle _Vom Embree.  The trout climb out on the bauk for the  bait he sells.  CANYON CITY NEWS  1   George. Heald has moved to town and  will occupy Reid's bonne on Fourth St.  Mr. and \Mre. H. B. MacLeod, of  Cranbrook, came to town Saturday and  spent a day or two looking up tbe land  proposition. Thoy may possibly come  here to reside, before long.  Leslie Molnnis bas moved to camp 2  and ifl looking after tho Oanyon City  Lumber pb.'s stock park.  A. D. Pochcn had the misfortune of  losing a valuable Jersey cow on Sunday.  Charlie Wood roturnod to his homo  here.  J. Woarmouth has purchased four  bond of cattle.  C. 8. Hall is ranching again.  Wo aro sorry to hear of Mrs Heald  boing thrown from a horse on a vie-lt  to D, G. Lyons.  The big tie contract tho C. C. L, Co.  hud with tho C. P. It. has boen can*  celled.  The Gout Iiivcr hills are in bad  shape. We have great need of n high  .���������vol bridge.  Several surveyors havo boon at work  about the Canyon rooontly.  D. Logan, of Wnrduer. brnnght-in a  man yesterday who was chnrged with  making nwnv with a saddle and. bridle  belonging to a local livery man The  caso wiU come up lu a dny or so.  Tho warm wimi hor at the flrst of tho  week brought tho water rip in the river  and tho Canyon was at the high-water  mark. An old-tlmor said it wns higher  than ho had sren it in 21 5ears. Tho  drop ln toroperatnre last evening had nn  Immediate off oot and now the water is  rapidly receding.  , Dr. Fry was called to the Idaho1 Continental mine west of Port Hill'the latter part of last week to attend to two  men wounded in an accidental explosion. The last 14 mileB of the trip was  pHBsabm uoipeveu-for a- home and .ha  doctor was thus obliged to covter the  distance both ways afoot There are  several feet of snow still in that seotion  and the walking so the doctor says was  very difficult. One man waB so seriously injured that he? was in no condition  to be brought out, but will probably recover.���������Bonner's Ferry Herald.    ,  an, woman and child hr*the -country {provide drainage for this land  and-it  would not be^easy to over estimate 1{_  value^'-^The letters follows: - ~_  '"In the valley of the Kootenai "rivtfr  between Bonners Ferry and the Canadian boundry are some 30,000 acres'^of  valley land which are subject to annual  inundation from the overflow waters  of the river. One peculiar unfortunate  condition pertaining to the submergence of this land is the season of tB^  year at which it comes, more common  ly in late June and July, so late tba't���������  it is not possible to sow any grain  crops that will mature thesame season.  A second condition equally unfortunate is, the depth ofthe submergence  and its continuity. Some seasons"the  overflow submerges much of t-ieland  to the depth oC several feet, and the  water covers the land usually for several we.-ks. This means that no"kind  of cultivated crop plantee beforethe  time of the submergence can continue  to live. ' The amount of similar'Overflow land on the Canadian side is" even  greater. . ^-*---  The caaamjat the overflow ' is' the  impounding of the water of the river  in. the Kootenai Lake, which is a river  lake. Tha cause of the .impounding of  tha water is  a largely-fitted channel  ���������w-~-_*   ������A_fc     _..,-.__.   ������.._,. __fj,������37    w������.u^- .^������"^C.   ,. ^ ., ^*V-  some five  miles4n-" length?- which^^fre-"  vents the water from flowing out with  sufficient qoiokness into' ttigt^sRfmbia  river.   The remedy is the lowering of  the outlet  by "dredging to an. extent  1        m* *U**V    <*      mm\  that wijil  prevent the  impounding of.  the waters."   _6me estimates nmke'the  charge for snch dredorintr at $20,00 per  . i. s*.; ... i\������j������^-p,..    *, v-, i ,>f. f. .-*._*. _.  At present it is [impracciDie from a uii-  ancial standpoint to reduce- this Waste  as there is no market for the tree tops,  culls and weed-trees left in lumbering  operations and only a very limited one  for tho bark, slabs sawdust, ekgings  and trimmings of milling operations.  The department of the Interior is recruiting the staff* of its Forest Products  Laboratories recently established in  connec ion with the Forestry Branch,  with skilled mechanical and ohetrical  engineers and by constant experimentation it is hoped to find a commercial use  for these prod acts.  Already a good start has been made  The laboratories, which are operated in  connection with McGill University contain the most complete equipment on  the contiuent for making timber tests'.  It is planned to stbmit- each Canadian  wood to over a thousand tests in crder  to establish as complete tables ^ of the  mechanical properties of these? woods as  Notwithstanding the fact that financial conditions are not at present favorable to any comprehensive program of  publio works, the road extensions and  improvements to be made this year in  the Revelstokb distriot are extremely  substantial aud will constitute a genu,  luoimprovetaent to the already excellent  system of roads in the distriot. Not  only will the improvenments and extensions to the. road syutembo considerable,  but they, will bo permanent. Ono feature of the roads constructed In the  Revelstoko district is their substantial  ohnraoter. Thore are no better roads in  the interior of the province than these  built uudor tbo suporlutendance of Mr.  Edwuid Tvimblo.���������-Mall-Qerald.  . '/ ? -  now exist for Steele and co Crete, When  these tests are published us accurate information as can be' obtained will be at  \ '    - "  hand with regard   to   such  questions,  for instance, as to how great a weight a  wooden column of a particular species  will stand without risk of breaking how  ou can be carried by a beam  cf & certain specias of wood of given di-  niensionR, and other similar  questions.  Timber has often been shunned as a  structural material material because no  reliable figured regarding its Btrength  were available, and when complete tests  brive been made it iaj.egorped jas owtain  that a demand will be created tor some  of Canada's tree species whice are now  left in the woods as valueless. ,.  The Forestry Branch of the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, of which  these laboratories are one development  has rocenty issued a oiroular describing  the various lines of investigation to be  followed at these laboratories. Not '..tie  least important will be to develop chemical methods for utilizing minor wood  wastes and another oiroular by the engineer In charge of this worSfdeals  with the general aspect of the -subjebt.  A large percentage of the Btnr-H.:si56d  waste wood can be utilized by the pro-  oesaisnot vory efficient.' "The manufacture o_ ethyl alcohol nnd producer  gas from sawdust has already,boon feasible, and tho soourlng as , Superintendent ot the Laboratories oi John S.  Batop, B. A.?B. So:;-one of the'foremost authorities on. wood:pulp manufacture in, America, ensures tho development of this Branch of Wood Utilization. "��������������������������� *'��������� ' :* -���������---*'���������*���������'��������� ���������?*���������. ���������  (V- .  acre for. the-,i<eclaimable^-14nd>>~pth^r "  estimates have placed it higher. How-  Goorgo Brodorlok returned Monday  front Kamloops whoro ho was In attendance at tho Grand Lodgo of the K. of P.  as dolcgato from tho looal lodgo. Ho  says it wns a vory iutorontlng session  and ho will havo a report, for tho next  meeting whiob will bo held on Monday  Juno 15th.  J. P. Gulmond  is wanted.  When you want vour noxt job   of  printing done, no matter what tho job  in, bring It to iho Review ofllco.   Wo  ....       /������...������ ���������*......   ������...   ���������_..-_   .....  t Ml.*. . /....  UUUVXXli    U11M   tvuuu    WU    UUU liHtt.  Wo oan  Coiu*  munlcato 418 Loo Building, Vancouver,  11 C  Bee M. W, Rvokman for  yomt*  *���������.������-���������*.������������������  I lob of Mnsmlthlnn* or nlt.mli.r-  *  :  T h������ve anthori/ed Lancaster & Co. to issue receipts for  all monies paid on accounts  due me.  Already Interest Is being manifested  in the Trail Fruit Fair whloh will be  hold on Sept. 17-18. Tho apple-packing  Contest has been decided upon, three  awards being offered, 1st 1115.00, 2nd  $10.00 and Brd $5.00, Nerliok So Oo., of  Toronto havo donated a out glims bowl.  Huntor Bros, of RoBBland, will donate  a special prize, as will also W. H. Gunning,-of RouHland; Neluon Hardwavo  Co. Nelson, aud Henry Birks & Sons,  Ltd., Vanoouvor. E. Q, Prior* Co  Ijtd. of Vanoouvgr, havo donated a  spray pump to tho valuo of |10. A  desk set has also boen donated. Throo  en trios bavo already boon mado In llvo  iits.nl.      ,  *IU>*������  w.l-.f\    Hot   boir-lf    -in ITU-TUX"'-**.-)  to bo to hand shortly,-���������Trail News.  Victor Cai'r wao in town on bimihii.nn  ~-Sond for our prtoos on furniture, wo  pay tho ftrolgh...;, O. 0.8...  Iko Lewis made a flying trip to town  Monday. 'Ho'ropbriis' plenty of water  down his way although not ao muoh us  last year.. ,    , ,,.'',.......  A, D, Robarge loft today for Port-  land, Ore., to ti^ko in the vRoue Qhow.  Ho inforitiH uh ho has bought a placo on  tho West Arm, noar'Willow Point, and  will take puhuuhu.uu in a fuw weeks.  ever, it is an. international ? question,  a^dto 'accomplish;it ihe sanction of  both   gbyelrnmerits -would-^pxojiiably  hiwo,to,boii.ec.ured.Y ..,.;.?.':...: :?,;.,.? ���������  ?"The?fl6H "is* silt that .ha&b-iesh carried.. down, from higher   levels.. On.  dig^ing^dowh Ahtd It-feve^ral ?feia^ no  change could bo noticed by the eye in  its-composition; >.-Beyond- all -question'  It is possessed of great fertility and of  ^eat'SveaTlng,"powerr,r*0^tn^-'i.tf ~r s  mechanical, coudition 4t oou.d-suBtaiii  the dnepfist.  rrtotnd plants .an ftlfalfi*-.  It should produce several crops of this  great forage'iildnt^vii^^M^^  for.an almost indofthlt!ti^6idod with-it  fertilization.   It would produce crops  of clpvor of all   tho useful kinds   iu  gretiti ltt__urrianbT-v:ft.fiov tihiothyr or"  chardgvass.r-vyograss, moadow feuoike,  rod top and Kentucky blue griws. Per-  manorit pastures   could thus bo laid  down that' would equal tho" lieBt * ot  thoso in England, not only Jn productivity .but also in  porinupencp.   This  land would grow any of  tlio kinds of  grraVn"proouced in temperate climates.  ���������Tho   only   dmi{i*er'   that -could-*- ttvl'iw  would   bo _ injury from  an  pxcoes ,.pf  straw.   It  would  grow such  forage  Cir-opB  tis "corn,   inillet   and  kindred  oropsexcollently well, nud would also  produce enormous crops of potatoes.  It would also bu u paradiso for small  'f^ulto'and'lt.rgdi'' Varictlcn hhould'lt' be  dosirod to grow thdm.   Onoo provido  drainage for thio land And It would  not bo oasy to ovor estimate its value.'1  .il.l..!.   rnintmtm   mK i,   'hi*****.  .-",.��������� -.^*     |^w������ imxlj^l VUli XX.w   *,m.j ���������  Miss Hi-Hilly, w4io roturnod to town  oai ly iii tho 'woolc,' is again installed' in  t.ho Fruit Growors Union m chief olerk  for tho softision. Rtias Bradloy woo roal  gltul to get back to Creston again al*  thought sho Wpbrt's a vory pleasant  holiday with frlendsi Jn Washington.  "' /*.   W    (���������������"- * Ih.* /s'W' **i*������ A' e .Wi  w. W.   hi,,   M^iyK *-1 xxx^ mxmxl \0*.m  mi~,l.<:.l A .  0.UXX0.* lmlx.*i\0\00  im,^.    f^. xto, ,m.,1.   .   ^Hm-mm,xm,   . .Mm fxm*. m*i f^  1 _,   -JI.--  . *? ^>:  I  O. F. Hayoi, of Edmonton, was in  town Wednoaday and Thursday talking  ijuuiuuNM to thu cirt-su-u JrruitiuK auu  Publishing C6. ���������    ' Tho Review' haa" a ooiwplwte stock of  paper on hand and it always lu readl.  u������m to uo  your printing tot* you w\  mssfUtm uwaUNh  illttbwMutlUiKIM'.iUH'ili-.  -WWt-ll i wWil.lliilililliiilliii  ESI _���������____������������������___.���������g__-L-^_..,. --__^_ ������:.-. ���������������������������   UUHHUWUkM  7..ti,ti':.':L:r.'^iti^j^ti'iti^^  ���������vc-'.-i.:- ������-���������',-;. ^f-- ���������  7 r^tor-Bj- ���������    #-* b������ tr-saT*.  ,; .A **'_U* Vy__������*JUIK_r *v������>  ?_.',.V?_ W" \._.7  ,_. -7"!  I?.'.  I  v  ^7/*>;Y  ?.;-.���������-".  iNLiTlv_>E:  4  IV T    .    _        _. .       '    ���������    ��������� -"<���������������_. B      ���������  .-H  im������* i*.\a  JL ��������� '"%' ��������� JL ?���������������������������������������������'.'tiSm. 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X.mSJi  V  U11V  53 n r*.  1   \U11V11  if.tinri^r\7  <+*uti-  <-j tunv ii  ���������^ .������������������tO:FicterTods1' nnd S^ciirsTlis Bio Discount  IF^i���������^ -#l_P������l-___ _T  n r  A BIB  r\nrv  ������       -������      V     V  !/ ���������/   m v j. y u v l. v v vv v j;m vdv v v v v v.'V,'ii y *i v. v u v u k v v i> v v V 1) V V V i) V V V V 1/ VVJi/r)); V ]1 V \) V 1������ V,  77*������ Creston ^evieVfr  j Columbia continue to dis-  i tribute a quarter million dol-  i 1 ars every month in dividends,  Published overy   Friday nt Crest/>������; British Colnmbis, b^ the Creston Print-,or lather   better than   the old-  ing andPubHshlpgCompany,Ltd. j established    gold     camps   of  i Colorado, does not prove any-  Tho Review is the acknowledged advertising medium of the Creston valley, cir '  , . ,  onlatlng in*nearly one thousand homes throughout the Oreston district and tning   contrary   to  tne   State-  reaohlng.out In a byroad mopner into othor commumrv-s.   Our advertising rates' ,   , ,        ,  are based on the scole of the Kootonay and Boundary _.   "tors'Board of Trade.' ment Olthe member lor K.OSS-  Land purchase and- land lease notices!, $7 for statutory time.    Display adver-'.       , _.__-*.* TT  tisements, fl per inch per month; other advertising 10 cents per line first issue  land, says the  (Jmineca   Her-  and 6 cents p������r line in succeeding weeks.   Subscription rates $2.00 a year in '   1J       _ ..   ..  udvonoe.   Oar,columns are open to contributions dealing in matters of local in-  aid.      Jrresent dividend payers  terest and the welfare of the community.    CDntributiona must be brief and i .    . ,   ,       ,  ���������signed, .were prospected  and develop-  A. fi. S. Stanley  Lessee, Editor aud Manager  One of these. days the militants will touch the mob on  its tenderest spot and there  will be such an , upheaval that  lio public man will dare to  Whisper political equality for  a. generation. The outrages)after  these lunatics are perpetrating are making it impossible  for any political party to take  up the cause of women suffrage without risling annihilation. The militants profess  to scorn man-made laws. But  there . is another law they  might find more difficult to  ignore, a*4mo_)**made law, in  which not only men but in-  iuriat<t4-.women will have a  -liandi~~Vicicvria Times.  W hile attempting the arrest  of a tramp ^yesterday a C. P.  R. detective took a chance for  Bis life, the Weary Willie  drawing a gun and pointing  it at the officer. A quick  move   ana  tne   weapon  knocked from the tramp's  hand. Most likely this was  all that prevented another  tragedy.  The dective presented his  prisoner to the magistrate,  due consideration, decided that a month in jail  would be about the limit of  punishment which the offence  warranted.  Next thing we kuow some  magistrate in a similar case  somewhere will be letting the  prisoner go free and ordering  the police officer to pay him a  gratuity for life for having  failed to pull the trigger. ���������  Calgary Herald.  ! ed at that stage of British Columbia's history, when mining  j was in its infancy and its extent unproven, and the prospector shared the hardship  common to other callings in  the pioneer days. But with  the development of country,  through government assistance to agriculture and other  commercial activities, those  really really responsible for  the present proud position  that mining occupies in the  province have never been encouraged, in fact thc many  petty obstacles strewn along  the path of the prospectors  have been irritating and increasingly  discouraging.  Now that the time is draw-  Speaking in the legislature,' ing near   when the   Duke of  Lome Campbell, M. P. P. for Connaught   will   retire  from  Rossiand, stated that the  prospector had been driveu  out of the country, and ho  urged measures to encourage  the office of Governor-General, it may not be amiss to  mention that a fear, expressed  by   not a  few   people at the  a renewal of prospecting. The time of his appointment,  has  mines ot liritish | not  been borne  out bv facts.  I  was | iact that the  i  It was thought by many people that the presence of a  member of the Royal Family  in Rideau Kail might have an  effect upon social conditions  that would be the reverse of  beneficial. That some people  would have been glad to have  surrounded the Duke and  Duchess with an exclusive  circle may be taken for granted, but it very soon became  apparent that Their Royal  Highnesses had no mind for  that sort of thing. While  animated by every due sense  of its own dignity, the Royal  House is democratic in the  best sense of the word. Its  members put on no side.  Many are the antedotes of the  late King Edward which  show this to be true. Those  who remember King George  when he was here, know that  he is a plain simple, siucere  gentlemen, haviug no undue  sense of his personal importance, and animated by a  strong sense of duty. We had  a news item recently about  the Prince of Wales which  shows him to be just a decent  wholehearted fellow, assuming  nothing because he happens  to be heir to thc crowu. The  impression conveyed by thc  Duke of Connaught is that he  is a   man   who   has  no other  idea  thau   to   discharge  his  dutv as he undertakes it.    In  I Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  jri*  s|  Shipment of McLauglin Sleighs and Cutters on Hand  I TEAM   SLEIGHS  $      Harness, Single and Double and Supplies on Hand  | Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness  |  Sleighs and Cutters COAL FOR SALE  1 H. S. McGreath. Prop.  ������   Phone 56 Sirdar Avenue Box 14  "���������&^.-_.:'_^:_^:#;9-'5r3:W-'i.r_^-_S--3--3;y^^  Wall  Complete New Stock Just Arrived  CalHomining.PciinbuiJ-, Pa-par-hi.nglu'g    Carriage andl   p^iabinj  Let mo give you advice and estimates on your work.     All work guar  anteed to'givo satisfaction.    ,  oSlfffy     ELGOflcLrCI  Shop ou Sirdar Ave., in the Old Poole Store  YOU WILL SAVE MONEY BYOETTINO MY ESTIMATES  i  this respect he has set Canadians a very excellent example. So far from any evil  effects of a social' nature having arisen out of his sojourn  here, quite the contrary has  been the case. His social influence has beeu altogether of  a leveling character, a level,  iug upwards not downwards,  forvhe has shown us thnt the  son of a queen, the brother of  one king and the uncle of  another is nothing else than  quiet gentleman, trusting to  worth, not to position as his  olai-m    tr* iii������*-n>      f'finndn will  be noije'the worse for such a  lesson as he and the Duchess  have unconsciously taught  the people.  jiiii__L|tt-U--a_i_.*.ji. WW  mammmma  Hardy Northern grown atook Of loading varieties propogatod from tho tl. M.  KELLOG   Btralu   of podigroo   plants.  n   r, II . * . mm.   *.*.       mm  -.ji-ji;   fiui    i/jjuunuiiu   {.iittiltt    yt.tiii.   ������.'������__'  hundred plants $1.25. , Catalogue sont  ou request.  MONRAD WIGEN  w.,..������/._.i t>  r*'  ^     ������������������     JI    mmm m.m "m* <mm mm        _���������_-* ���������        ���������%^.  * ,j..(r._r-....  __a____a_s*������������a?.  -������-_____-���������  ... _a������BnfS!_B  _  0^r  I  <'/-!  iuiilumii uiinnuu  5������- Thero is a flourishing forest school in  B, the Philippines, and 28 meb were ,grad-,  ���������S uated with the class gof 1913.  _Sp. To secure a merit badge, in forestry,*  H boy scouts are required, among other  g|? things, to identify 25 kindB bf trees/  Wk Canada cuts about two nlilhon cords  B������> of pulp wood annually, about naif of  Ii. which is exported for, manufacture in  p the United States.     /  m ���������  g,     In general it may be stated that the  ���������1 most dangerous forest fire periodB in  __��������� the west are in middle and late summer; in the east they are in the spring  and fall.  The next Canadian Forestry Convention will be held at Halifax, N. 8.,  September 1 to 4,1914. This will be  the first Canadian Forestry "Convention ever held in Nova Scotia.  The Dominion Forestry Branch and  the British Columbia Forest'Branch  each employ about thirty technically  trained foresters. The Province" of  [.Qaebec employs sixteen,.and Ontario  two. Nova Scotia has provided by taw  for the appointment of a provincial  forester, but the appointment is still  pending. New Brunswich needs a provincial forester, and has the matter  under consideration.  Iv '   ��������� 'J^- '      *"**  ���������The C. O. S. of Oranbrook is selling  Iron Beds with mattress and spring for  111.  Church Notices  METHODIST CHURCH  Publio Worship, 10;80 and 7:80 P. M  .Sunday Sohool and Adult Bible Claps  11:30 A.M  Come and you will be made welcome  Fred L. Carpenter  Pastor  .xheyCAmawaw?bank::  I  1  m  1  !_rth_*rs*^ f *^*** -  *%**&   uvw   -^g^v**-   *4Xf^iEi������ s  ^ .G^'t})^___^-^)____l_KWl!to^t������t' I  '%i������-S--aseesB5__.������5������s_fcr������rtssi.   fi  'Oar CmmmmUd &&������ A& v&  pttce yau mt your aevfe mtejmm  light mS pt_������__k- mssUksi*  If y������i have net Im-i^o*. tim*r  ��������� iltantfisting *s*f* ������_*9I i__i^i.i1i_i* yss..  SIR KUMliNU wA__j__sk,C.V.o^LL.D���������&.C.__w. Prcsideatt  i dS-SSaSISSR- I_A������Bi>, Geacsai Manager JOHN AE������._>> Ass _ Geasssi S������s_s_eger  iSEASA fit.  mhffiki,   SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS  Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits of $i  and  .Upwards;    Careful attention is given tb every account."   Small accounts  ������re welcomed.    Accounts may be, opened and operated by mail.  Accounts may be opened in the'names of two or more persons, withdrawals, to be made by any one of them or by the survivor. 821  HER ill!  ev-_rwr_-vr_are������ nxn -ir* * x   mmtrrr*   x>x*rxrr  I  PRESBYTERIAN   CHURCH  . Service every, Sunday Ut 11:15 a.* m.  I -ssrift ?������SfS p >m . .   __.    -.   ���������  ���������    '.  Sabbath School and Adult Bible C!f������s������  ^ at 10:80 a. m.  !*(. W. G. Biatce  Minister  Coal mining rights of the Domiuiop,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta  the Yukon Territory, the North-wabfc  Territories and in a portion of the Province of British Colnmbia, may be leased  for a term, of twenty-one years at  an annual, rental of $1 an acre. Not  more than 2,660 aores will be leased to  one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the distriot in whioh  the rights applied for are situated.    .  In surveyed territory the land must  bei'described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed  territory the trade applied for uatul-po  staked ont by the applicant himself.  Each .application must be accompanied  by a fee of $5 whioh will be refunded if  the-rights applied for are not available  but not otherwise. A royalty shall be  paid on the merchantable output of the  mine at the rate of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the fnll quantity of inet-  Ohantable coal mined and pay the royalty thereon. If the ooal mining rights  fete not being operated, suoh returns  ehould be furnished at least once a year  The lease will include the coal mining rights only, but* the lessee may be  permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights maybe considered  aecc?sa*y for the working uf the mine  at the rate of $10 an aore.  Forfnil information application shonld  be made tb the Secretary of the Department cf the Interior, O.tawa, or to way  Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands  I  a _  HOME  THE  TRANSIENT  ii  11  COMMODIOUS  SAMPLE  mmSmlm&mm  .mSmx     mm JS3    &*Zx  iT*m***0m <-������  THE BEST AND  MOST J  POPULAR HOTEL, IN  THI?  KOOTENAYS '  Run on strictly   up-to-date  lines.    Unexcelled service in  *.  an departments, ������_.itcne___  staff (including cook) all  white ladies. Every comfort  and attention given to guests  The bar is s applied with  only the hest brand of- goods.  CATHOLIC CHURCH  T-Tnoa 11;QC  Benediction ?;30  Every first Sunday of the month.  Father JohnO. M.I.  Sunday School every Sunday at 2:30  Appllcatlon for Licence to take and  use Water will be made under the  "���������Water Act"   of British  Columbia, as  ft**!.*! _������������������������-**������������   *_=__=:  ���������ww*w mr ���������* ���������  -*���������  1. The. name of the applicants are,  Wm-g, Heed and Wm. Mather.  2. The ^address of the applicants iB  _���������_ _.-  Viostuu.  S. .The same cf the stream Ib Lizzard  Creek.' The stream has its source in  Bolf mountain, flows in a westerly dir-  ___*-*������_-_.-- mxmmJm *mmm0* <n 4 _.->.*- 4**4_* 1_'-.f_4'a������.IMI' _4*l--������+0  "GWMJUf     mTblmX*-   OUipVlCO    ������UIU    -h-teWWUMJ       mm   **%������ t-������  ,at Wynndel Junotioa.  4. The wetet is to be diverted from  * i  the stream on the South side, abont  five hundred feet from the C. P. IB.  track.  5. The purpose for whioh the water  will be used is irrigation  6. The land on whioh tho water is to  be used iB described as follows:���������  Block 126 K. V. Lands,  Block I29A,,B_.  V. Lands,- the north 18.35 acres, of flot  8645 QI Kootenay  7. The quantity of water applied for  is as follows:��������� one half cubio feet per  second. . '  8. This notice was posted on the  gronnd on the sixth day of April, 19i?4.  9. A oo***0, of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the  requirements of the "Water Aof will  be filed in the oihee of the Water Recorder at Nelson. Objections may be  filed with the said Water Recorder, bv  -with the Comptroller of Water Rights,  Parliament Building, Victoria, B. C.  ~Wm.~BT. Reed, W. Mather,  *. (Applicants)  wESSSnS  Copyrights Ac  Anfd-tfi Beading a -ketch and de-erlptlot. may  Aninki* agcartnin oar onlntoQ f*������e *������j>et_inr an  |flT������l_UOn- Is probably patentable Coronaunlca-'  tioi������-tHotlroonadeQtbtl. HANDBOOK onPftteaU  aent frM. Oldest- agenor 'or securlnc; patents.  PM^titn. taken tSrongta Mann _t CO. reoelvft  tfteiM m-cicf, Jtiihoixb m*������nte. iu iiw  .<Kn_K___?f_A    4VukAM_AA-_i  d^misfi^ mnum m*im\\u  __ tJtfulioittely Ulnstattei weekly. Largest .cir.  ciilatton ot Any ���������clentlfl- journal. Terms for  C__a^JM*8.76 a year, i.-o_ta_e prepaid.   Sold by  ffillKH Ms������������*o������*������y. Hew York  W. W. GORY,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N. B.���������Unauthorized, publication of  this advertisement will not be paid for.  ���������30690.  irahelli  NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF RESERVE  0*mmm^tmmm1mmmikfQ0Q������Ktt  |<yv__'������'**arW7  Creston Vallgn Investment Go������ S  *^ __?  "KiljiaT     Sve-n. a min     ������wt_    onio-npAM-pw  __M_rj_u_r������ jl4     _ui*_r ,������.__���������.* -u������     jw*,*.****     am *_��������� ������������������w-k__-.<������ </������n ,  King George Hotel Block,   4th.  Street,   CBESTON, B. O.  THE LAND THAT GBOWS THE BIG RED APPLE.  Now   is   lhe   time   to get   busy   and   purchase  Creston  Land,  before the rush  io  the  "Wonderful Creston Valley"  Jg which is rapidly coming to the front and proving  gj to be the Banner District of British Columbia,  .jig       We have listed for sale Choice Lots  .-__   ~Ba^.~.~ss AiiO  RESIDENTS!  ts  Notice is hereby given that a reserve,  notice of which appeared in the B. C.  Gazette'on October, 10,1913, iB cancelled in so far as it relates to the following  expired timber licenses:���������  AAOt   oaq.)   -lit)An   mtuvt   ooc������i    opnc  24432,26787,26926,28183, 30358, 31180.  31184, 31185, 31201, 31330. 31481, 32022,  3371133411,33459, 33460, 34221? 34273,  34310, 36502, 37580, 37993, 37994, 41344,  41426 and 43176.  R. A. Ssnwick,  Deputy Minister of Lands.  LandsDepartment,  Victoria, B. C.  Mar 31st., 1914. June 80  ��������� *%* mrm**f\���������****._p|  AUUUX \J V '+-%**  mm.~%xm0m*mM. \*XA*-l3  rb.L_-.vi.  VfCm,*. m������M   V  Wild land  JL _JL_������S_. *J V VU  t   -xuiu  io   to   20   Acre  Blocks,     wild,  land   ajoming  settlement in Blocks of from 5 to 320 Acres.  For  full information  and  particulars  Write  or call  on  the  pqeeTrsM wft! 1 vi iMifCCTiiiOT rn  UnLOIUI. VHLLLI  llllLdllfiLlll UUi  Box  36 Creiton,  B. C.  #~ _-"f"y**f"_ti-*__-*C*__-__-^^  aa  .���������_ft  :: The Ideal  Tottie Is  NyaFs Peptonized  Beefv Iron and  Wine  A Quick Acting  Tonic for Nervous  People  Dollar Bottles  Creston Hotel  v  i  1 r  Creston Diug _. Book Co,:  PHONE S1  ��������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ ��������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������������������������������  1  OU  will make  no   mistake  51   VOt* '^St OS  ths *2T2i_2  m*m xx.  The Leading  Hotel of the  Fruit   Belt  Our  CaU  Guests  cAgain  m~        - r������fi_.W__.    J<  if you sign the register at  iiie ? Creston? Hotel. Travelling  ''.liSeS'Y''^^ ' We  study the? comfort of our guests.  The rooms are well furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  Headquarters for Mining Men,  Lnmberihen, Ranchers, Tourists  and Commercials.  /. B. Moran  Prop*  to Send  Vour Wants to Us  We Are Specially Equipped To Do  All Kinds of  FIFTH BRIGADE OFF FOR MEXICO  The Fifth U. H. AvmyJUrlgndo ombirliing on army train*p.������rt.H at GiiIvoh-  ton ft������r Vera Cruz.   Four transports wwe'nsod, the Kllptttiiok being tho largest,  cavrloo most tho oiiulpmenb and tho army mnlos.   The Fifth ls composed of four  full regiments and Is oonunanded by Gouoral Froderlok Fuuston.   Tho brigade  ombiirkod with full flold  equipment and provision  ft.r a long oiunpmgn.   Rear  Admiral Flotohor in oomimnrtol the tteotat Vei-aCrur* willoo-opeiato with Gon  w,-r.aio.,  iM.������ a.m. Viii.hI<������ii IiiiIih. of lili/hnr miik. hn will have suprcn o ct.mmand  on shore and will havo full ohnrgo of both uoldlors and uinrlnon ou w������_ll as of the  Oiif-rnttonsof the landed llu.-j .oketn until the Inter are withdrawn to their ship**,  Justus Gen Ohaffeo wao in oomumnd of the American soldlor* and marluos land-  *A In China during the Boxt troubles twolvo years ago.   To relnforoe the Fifth  Brltfi-n... tho First Hut tall on  of thn Fourth   Klold Artillery with 15 otlicers and j  JKH> bullutod mon is also onrouto to Vora Crua. I  1  And It i������ mat mpe������st**������ ta aa\n  m������m*f*kmw DwWaHjr ky*** a��������� et  Sfrtssim*m* Ink. 0** Clasalfleti  Wn.*t *.**. mam Htil* -aaM at*  WWmma Wm IfWH^ WWmWXw^mWmWm  a up  mi������n������1 mm  m mi0"i**>m*9.   w������_^-t������**  mm%M   V*_U������    Kl*wl>������Mk<M-l  ���������^wt|i^Ww^^^^^^Pp^TPWI^^!^������������^  ���������*%m\\   it  *^cv.  Job Printiiio  mmW ^mmW iv        B        B MB B H* a[i B B.^lS  Bring in Your Order, to the  ** ,/'���������-.  CRESTON REVIEW  n\  *\.  to  to  to  to  to  to  m\f  mm. A.  lll__IW_li__lllltlMMItl������_l_Wt*������WWllll_IMiWM������lll_^^  il-MMMn-WMaMkWWMMUiM^^  mmmmmlmmmmmlammmmmmmmnm^  HUMMMMwitMMMIMMMlp,  TmitiTnt-riMniiiiMillMlil t -*���������    / -  ..'if..,"' ������������������"  .'������������������iV- -������������������  .-���������.ri/aifirrM^,,.:.  . ��������� '*'._;_rr';_j_V-__.*-._^  ,,.i;i,-t,'\a.'.'5'ir,_i::  J".   I     In.  55SS?  Ttrp  _-*������������_*���������  *T/~_TW  'm? IT *_**"_!��������� CT������  m** ���������*-_ -W. ������* #������-. _-- ��������������������� ���������_���������_ -^  a : ���������*. HiS ri 1 iv k       _ *.  ^_.__.g - ,1���������m. ,*- .-*0 m - |   ..       : ^ ......... , .������_��������� .  ThiW Miw&^^M^M^^^^^^mW  Comprising X25 Acres  GRAND FORKS, Bi ���������.  fi    ^r-_raw-iv*-r������_r-������ar  \&SUESaS        ^^S-S-mmmmm^, ,     ff    |lf_&0 Oft������.���������*!������������  aUAHAiiTEED HOfmE C3R������������������f������  Cellared���������Roots in earth, no danger of winter killing   '  "We can hold your trade."  Established .SOObytha HOW. -viAKTin BURRELi,  m*. ������-._.___. _. minister of Agriculture  At.!, STOCK DELIVERED TO YOUR RANCH AT CATALOGUE PRICES  g For Catalogue and Prioe list, write to��������� ti     'r~r   ~~'    r  WALTER V. JACKSON, Agent. CrestonrB. C.  _������__*<  adJ**.. la!!orin9\\ To the People of Creston  %7������tu*>     ,x cluui uty  Uf wieaniug, Pressing, mid  I     Repairing of All Kinds  Dry Cleaning  Process  by  a'  Practical Tailor  Dress Making by Competent  Dressmaker  The  mf       <m*���������������* 4'0mmmt0%      1%/i-0&0A0+ -__ -*_ *,_. 7 _<fc    _r _���������***  Limited  If' we-cannot  a    Ln    ������   US;-04Cfr-?  First House from  Methodist   Church  Time to Ch  Underwear, Etc  ������  SECRETS OF SUOCESS  "What is the secret of success? asked  the Sphiux.  "Push?"'* sard the Button.  "Never l*e led," said the Pencil  "Take pains," eaid the Window.  ���������'���������"Always keep cool," s^id the Ice.  "Be up-to-date," said the  Callendnt.  "Never lose yonr head," said the  Barrel.  ��������� 'Make light of everything,'' said the  Hammer.  ���������'Aspire to greater things," said the  Nutmeg.  "Be sharp iu all your dealings." said  the Knife.  "Find a good thiug and stiok to it."  said the Glue.  "Do the work you are suited for,*'  said the Chimney.  Have you given us a trial order yet ?      If not, why not.  better satisfaction than the firm you are dealing with, we don't  ask  for  business.  If you can save money by dealing with ust then it is a matter of dollars  cenis.    Sentiment should never enter into a business transaction.  It is a man's right, or to put it stronger, it is his duty to  his  family to  where he can get the best value for his money.  Money is tight and we think we can help you to make it go further.  -Try us antl.See.-." ���������'".���������,..���������:������������������?'���������'* ������������������'��������� ���������  ana  deal  General  MERCHANT  iiUli liiuuii  nn  uu  vmi  iuu  We are offering Light Underwear for the Summer  for Men, Women and Children, in Balbriggan, Etc.  ?        Men's fiom 50c a garment up.  Women's Vests from 15c to 50c.  Combination Suits, Etc.  Children's from 15c up to 40c  Wi G. & R. Shirts and Collars in the Newest  patterns and colorings including the new pattern soft  collar and cuff shirt.    See them at the  I  The  ston Mercantile  Limited  _B_-______HB_M_n-BH^  FRUIT TREE*  AND ORNAHENTALS  t  *  aw  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.  All Stock delivered to ranch at prices quoted  J-W further particulars apply to our local Ageut.  See K. W. Ryckman for  your  next  *-\l_  ������->-P  4 ���������������������o-������*.-������������**-V������I������-."������  '���������_���������*��������� *-,t���������>-���������-.���������*.-V.5��������� _-���������  m.3^0   ._.__    v4*aC--.j.m*v**i-_.t2i|   \tiim.    ^/itilllUtlig ���������  MORTGAGE SALE  Under and by virtue of the powers  contained in a certain Mortgage which  will be produced at the time ofthe  Sale, there will be offered for Sale by  PUBLIC AUCTION by J. Frank Rose  at the Auditorium, in the town of  Creston in the Province of British Columbia, on the Saturday the 20th day of  June A. D. 1914, at the hour of two  o'clock in the afternoon, the following  property: >  Blocks Numbered Thirteen (13) and  Eighteen (18) bing part of Sub-division of District Lot Number Eight  Hundred and Ninety-two (892) Group  (1) Kootenay District in the Province  of British Columbia according to a  map or plan deposited in the Land  Registry Office at the City of Nelson  in the said Province and numbered 698.  Terms and conditions will be made  known at. tlie time of Sale and in the  meantime on application to  EDWARD ALBERT CREASE,  Nelson, B. C<  Vendor's Solicitor.  Dated this 10th day of May A. D. 1914.  Now is the time to have your  PIANO  TUNED  Expert Tuning Guaranteed by  ������    ������| J. A. P. Crompton  Employ your own townsman  All kinds of repairs to Pianos and Organs at lowest price consistent with  GOOD WORKMANSHIP  LAGT  (FORM 4?.)  CERTIFICATE OF IMPROVEMENTS  NOTICE.  ���������+> J������      Dm     SP HERS  ��������� LiVERY and TRANSFER  at Wood for Sale Phone 85  <���������  Blue Stone and Black Stone Minoral  Olnlu.H situnto in tho Nelson Mining,  Division of Woat Kootonay Distriot.   j  Whero located :~On Sheop Creek,!  nt.join-inf** t.ho Nugget, Mono on tho.  north.  Tako Notice that I, A. II Groon, act  ing as agont, for Pierre Dionno. Frooj  AUiun-'H Certificate No. 01__91 B, intend,.  sixty days from tho date hereof, to np-j  ply to tho Mining Recorder foroortifl,  J cutff of Imprc'vomontii, for the pi.rj.o-if.'  of ohtfiining Crown Oran.fl of .lib abr*v|n  nlniim.. '  And further tivlci notice that notion,*'  undor -.notion 117, muut bo coiiuncuoo }  In-fore tho iamuinon of such OrtiflontPi.  of ImptovemoiHB. j  Dntf-d tills   !10th day   of   April A. Dj  1014. j  ' A. 11. GREEN  miooiwi  7    _u? V  r Canadians, as a rule, know to little  of thoii* own country. To know  Canada, even in a general way, from  coast to coast and f tom to the boundary  to the northern limits:of settlements,  is a big order, but it is one to which  every citizens of this country should  apply himself. The study of the Dominion is not ouly interesting; it is  decidedly profitable. It increases the  jpride of the reader in his own land,  and it reveals to him possibilities of  which he has never.���������: dreamed, but  which he may himself realize���������if he  will.  These remarks aie suggested by the  perusal <;f a voY. ���������-._ ciritled "The  Western Pro-uncos oi' CYr-ida" which  contains as much solid information  concerning the great territory "iu  which are included Mauitoba Saskatchewan, Alberta iand British Columbia, a_ can be crowded into 112  pag������.s of c'osely printed but? very  readable matter. The book contains  detailed information concerning the  provinces mentioned, covering such:  points as area, climate, precipitation,  products, etc There are tables show-!  *"& ir*i8 gram proG-UoiriGU ev<_i*y year  since 1901, sSnd the a\Terage prices of  wheat, oats, barley, and flax for the  last six .'yenrs. The plan of "Western  land survey is explained; the homestead regulations are included, and a-  vast amount of information concerning the raising of live-stock, and other  branches of diversified farming A  full explanation is also given of the  Canadian Pacific Railway's policy of  selling lands to actual farmers on  twenty-year terniB, $nd assisting with  a loan for improvements to the extent  of $2,000.  The book which is illustrated with  twenty photographs and a 15x30 map  of the Western provinces, has just  been issued in a second annual edition of 400,000, of which 200,000 have  been shipped to Great Britain, and  another 100,000 will bo distributed  through the O. P. R. Montreal oillee  Some idea of the mngnitnde of this  edition can be glonncd from the fact  that if the pagos wero placed end to  ond in one continuous strip, thnt strip  would reach 2.20Q miles���������that is to  say, as for as from.. Montreal to Calgary. If tho wholo edition wore placed  in one pile, copy upon copy, the wholo  height would un 0,510 feet���������eight and  three-quarter times the height of the  Woolworhh Builuing iu Now York tho  highest building in tho world. Twolvo  and n, hnlf miles of wiro wero' required  for stitching (rhe copies together, and  two cars to bring in tho paper, whloh  weighed somo sixty tons.  This book will be sent absolutely  free, postage paid, to any render of  this paper who will wvlto for It fro "tho.  Publicity Brunch, Dopattmont of Natural Resources, Canadian Pacific  Railway, Calgary, Alborta. If you  have friends in othor countries whom  you would like to inlurcHt in Cnniula,  tropica will he scut to tlieiu fri-is upon  rc*quosk.to the above address.  A strawberry festival and Ice Cream iT  Social given under the auspices of the  Ladies Aid of the Presbyterian Church,  will be held iu the Mercantile Hall on  Wednesday,' June 24, commencing at  7pm.  The Indians continue their depredations in this district. The latest is the  theft of a new-born calf from a rancher  whose place is across the river. Property is not safe when the red men are  about and we suggest to keep everything under lock and key.  w. A. Nisbet, of. Cranbrook was in  tow n yesterday as attorney for the boys  who were accused of stealing a boat.  He succeeded ih having the punishment reduced.to .t lecture which was  administered by E. J. Cartmel, of Nelson.  Bring in Your Renewal of  Subscription to the  rocST0N REVIEW  i. TWENTYMAN  and Jeweler  2nd Door From The Garage  All Repairs    Entrusted   to My Case  Will Receive Prompt Attention  Workmanship. Guaranteed  GUY   LOWENBERG  Consulting Engimeeb  ORESTON   '"-  P. BURNS &0b.  LJmltAd  CRESTON  ���������;-;'   B.C;  Head  Offices  CALGARY; VANCOU-  VER; EDMONTON:  Wholesale and Retail  Fish. Game,  Poultry.  -,'��������� and Oysters?  in Season  We have the goods, and  our prices are reasonable  !" for garden and farm cure-Beat  fox B.C. soil. Se���������������> Catalogue fo?  solid guarantee* <__. pruyiiyr ?  _md!������������rmi_ae_tiorL  Send now for Copy free  Sutton &Sons.Th9 Kings Sooclmon  . A. %J. VV o ������ el W a r ���������!  Victoria    as.     V'min'zoum'Smr  AfK -r^rl- #r. ������67.<Sr������*r.v}!l4*h  SfibS AmmUrs r.R BRiTiSH ������oIAIMBIA  B.C.  JAS. H. SCHOFIELD  Fire, Life and Accident Insnranoe  11EAL ESTATE, Eto.  T*T>  A TT-  1 XVXXl.JL/  B.C.  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