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 U, - ��������� ,T,-Vl.t'^VV-^  ������������������iijc/.  i-TV  -���������.    ^'<V,^5y-iV_--**til������'7'"?''L*i"  AA*A$#2gg$  A-A^-^iU^^^Mi  Vol: viii;  CRESTON, KC; FMDAY; DEC 8, 1916  No..; 47:  ������������������ /'?*  *.������r  Pteo Roy Stock:  Killed iii Action  '���������Regret to inform you No.  443433, Pte. R. J. Stocks,  artillery, killed in action November 18th."  This brief but, grim message, that  came by wirefto Mr. and Mrs. James  Stocks on Tuesday afternoon, has  plunged that home into deepest  mourning, for Pfce^ Stocks was an only  son, and the only member of this well-  known family���������-and he] \yas not quite  20 years of age; he would have celebrated bis twentieth anniversary had  he lived until the 17th of the present  .month. -  Pte. Stocks enlisted with the 54th  Battalion in September, 1015, and  after some three months training  with this corps at Vernon he was sent  overseas with the regiment. His  Gaining was completed at Bramshott,  which training centre he left in  August./gaping direct to France, and  almost immediately to the firing line.  His ability with the rifle was quite  marked and it was only a. few. weeks  until he was transferred }P'*ipAAiih������  machine gun squad, with which he  served until the fated November 18th;  without the siighest mishap. Frequent;  letters from him-werefuU of optimism  as to the successful termination of the  war in time to -see him home for  Christmas dinner next ye*"*, nnd he  never seemed quite so happy as when  relating, of returning;: the: enemy's  shell fire with - interest��������� both - as to  quantity and damage.  The late Roy James Stocks was born  at Lakeland, Manitoba, and came to  Oreston with his parents in ' 1004.  After completing' his public school  course he took commercial training  in the Nelson business college, aud oil  graduating froin thei-e-'W^- stenogra  phei at the Fruit Growers Union u p  till the time he enlisted. iRoy bad a  host of friends here- Everybody  admired ahd liked him���������you couldn't  help it, that's ail���������and his demise,  even in the grandest of a!! causes, is  the more genuinely regretted in consequence of this wide popularity.  In such a trial words are very feeble  fco e xpress the sympathy that the  people of ths Creston Valley feel foi*  Mr. and Mrs. Stocks in their greatest  breavemeut, but with aii the in-  .���������iufliciency The Review joins with  their host of friends in such expression  of genuine regard in their hour of  trial, with the great assurance that  "He gave, He took, He will restore  again, He doeth all things well."  These for the Empire stood in war  array.  Barring the Hun invader on his way;  Into the battle rushed at Duty's call,  Resolved to hold their trenches or to  fall;  That Britons   ne'er  to tyrants bend  their knee.  But live us they were   horn,  unyoked  and free.  Now, in the bosom of a distant land  .   These warriors sleep, for such in God's  command.  The Fates  in   all  decree,   and   havo  their will,  And mortals must their destiny fulfill.  the service that should suit him to a  nicety, and he is counting on being at  the front by early spring.  Elmer Dew is hanging up a bit of a  record for deer killing this winter. He  has three to his credit now, and still  another week <f the open season.  Roy Scaples has parted company  with his buckskin horse. The Canyon  City Lumber Co. were the purchasers.  Between looking after the stock  and hauling andVcuttirig the season's  ������ g*{r-xrv---iaxe*  ������t* .������������������������%**���������** * m. U*4b"9  W omen's Institute  'cmtfmtrt,������V. .-.^  ���������'ui'i'jj xjx  local ranchers are go  ing strong from daylight to dark now.  Jas. Adlard left last week for  Cranbrook, where he will spend a few  days with his brother.      ^ *  QMiss Dow, principal of the public  school, in her report for No vena ber,  shows our seat of learning to have  had an enrollment of 23. and an  average daily attendance;: of 19.  Aubrey Kemp and Ernest Stinson are  the only pupils with a perfect attendance. The monthly report is as  follows: .     .  4th Reader���������Mabel Warren 68, Mary  Dew 67, Beatrice Dodds 60, Walter  Long 41.  3rd Reader. Senior���������Arthur. Dew 70.  Gerald Timmons 57. Junior 3rd-^���������  Aubrey7Kemp 83, Duke Penson 60,  Robert Dodds.50.  2nd Reader���������Teddy Staples 77,  James Dodds, 67,... John Dodds 60,  Ernest Stinson 53.  lof   \-}.-x-.X.r+*."'     ���������5,v������>:^w       TO^+U      O.* ������-*-.������ *-���������������-.  X.t.%/      M.W%.\K*.K>L*        KJCUlUa. JUCVU       m.   ~AtJ*\���������������VULA  70. Junior 1st���������Joan KempT4. Mollie  Kemp 65, Jean Craigie 41. .  2nd Primer, Senior���������'Ivan Staples  81, Harold Dew 70. Junior 2nd���������  Hilda Harding 8?, Delia Warren 76,  1st Primer���������Stuart Penson 65.  Although Saturday was anything  but au ideal day for going out, the  Women's Institute meeting that  afternoon attracted an attendance of  about 40 members. Excellent reeeipes  for Christmas cake: and Christmas  plum pudding were given by Mrs. W.  K. Brown and Mrs. H. B. Downs  respectively.  The display of -Christmas gifts, all  made frbm material costing 25 cents  and less attracted -much attention,  and the prize''for.; the most useful and  tactfulgift was awarded Mrs. Forrester. After .the aw the  articles were auctioned, netting $5.25,  which aniouti tVwas'tiirned over to the  Creston Red Cross1 Auxiliary.  Another feature was a rafiie for a  string of rose beads donated by Mrs.  Jas. Compton. These ^ realized $2.10,  which will go to the Servian Relief  Fund. Refreshments were served at  the . close by. Mesdames .Fairhead,  Mallandaine and Timmons.  21 members have paid their dues for  next year. In this connection The  Review is asked to call attention to  the fact thiit the annual meeting of  the Institute will "be held the -first  Saturday in January, at which the  officers for W17 will be chosen. As  oniy members who have their dues  paid in advanee. are entitled to vote  it is asked that all the ladies make a  special effort to haye their membership paid for 19I7spme tune prior to  the annual meeting,,and thus ensure  a thoroughly, ^representative vote  when the new officers -are chosen.  balance outstanding, nearly all of  which should be collectable, of $161.25.  The auditors, P. G. Ebbutt and J. W.  Hamilton certify the budget correct.  The meeting, also adopted a resolution recommending the provincial  authorities to appoint Sergt. Quinn of  Harrop, a returned soldier, to the  shei'i valifcy of Kootenay.  Votes of thanks were tendered all  who had in any way helped to give  the good work such a creditable year,  particularly those who had done the  actual canvassing for subscriptions.  The executive Will meet this week to  arrange for another canvass for funds  as it is desirable to get the work over  before the Christmas season proper is  ushered in.  For this year Creston and district  is called upon to contribute not less  than $2500. The canvassers wiii work  to.that end. Between now and being  culled vjnoti citizens should decide ���������'ust  how generous their contribution will  be, and thus save the canvassers time  in talking it over.* You never gave  in a better cause in all your life,  Figure out how much you can spare  and then tack oh another 50 per cent.  No doubt you'll have to scratch to  make good your '-promise,. hut the  sacrifices you may have to make will  be worthwhile.  ons  jOOIOOI  Report for Ms?  *j,-*������v  yr. t  Division I.���������R. B. Masterton, Teacher.  Number actually attending 3L  ISi umber daily present, 29.  Percentage, ���������3.  Perfect Attendance���������Rose Cherrington, Harold Goodwin, Orin Hay-};  den, Erma Hayden, Mabel Hnscroff,"  Ruth Klingensmith, Ray McKelvey.  Estella McKelvey, Bertha . Pease,  Myrtle Smi^h. Margaret WebsteijV  Paul Stinson, Harold Gobbett. ���������?'-  Tbe following missed ,-the number of  days placed after their names���������  I. Audrey Attridge 3, -James Cameron 3.  i Lillian Cherrington 1, Mabel Craigie  1, Audrey Craigie 2, Vida Gobbett I,  Hazel Hobden 6, Muriel Hobden 1$;-  Edna Holmes $. Lydai* Johnson 2$,  Vi'yianne Moore 6. Katherine' Moore '  4������, Jennie Nichols 1������, Morgan Pease 1^  Mary Parker 1, Marion Swanson $,  Frances Lyne 1. --  Class standing at examinations:  Advanced High School���������Margaret  Webster 95, Muriel Knott 89^, Mabel  Huscroft. 88A, Lyda Johnson 87, Jennie  Nichols 77, Erma Hayden 32j, Edna  Holmes 28, Bertha Pease 17������.  Preliminary High School���������Lillian  Cherrington 88; Marion * Swanson 86,  Harold   Gobbett 78,   Ruth   Klingen-  AA;:>&&m  >Ar^<PrS-fSMS  .   ._ ^���������Axfr^-rtt*m3&-  1 --,.T<-*v'^'*'>*.*^'Ti,*'**A'"'  ��������� ,-'���������; y.wf.i :Pi~\,p-'''������x,i  . ���������, ��������� ;-\t'-.'>xrv.?--���������;��������� *f������*Si;  ^\^'A.':--^rP^^S't-'-  ���������':Pp!0P^0  ''S5:tSI������|t  :Am:BSm  ',A-#%&:m$i\  aAPaPaP$s$'  AAArAAjsUkSffi  P&0&IP&I&  ���������i-i.-.r.J}:>AA-^ipt3.'ii  pppm^m.  ~ip^������mm  ���������,,,-A*^*?\'^rv<i*t!fi\  :---'.-��������� ���������r'A'i':^V^r,'.fi.^'  A-A-A-X-rAxA^  ^^rA$SM  ���������r--.A:;;.-Ai--v-^;'ijr:i  ���������tiAWMm,  A': C --i-,������^v^.WiSS  a   deer  Point,  on fc!'sjj  y White and George Leach got  between  theni   near   Stoney  while   Matt.   Clayton  got two  ftj^K ? i������,! * leehf >?i?-j _  The rain  was almost  haul.  of Saturday and Sunday  too   much for the sleigh  George -Broderick is looking after  the woods'work about the mill. The  caterpillar .will commence shortly  hauling from Ross'camp.  x.xx.\xmt..x o  :s  strenuous these ..lays,  spends several days  succession at the mill.  ti~.Ai~~  Xxt,tX.t,&  Hefrequently  and nights   in  E^ioSiSOBS  Splendid Showing  Roy Telford shipped a carload of  Hpuds on Monday. They went west.  . Ale** Duperry was also a potato oh'ip-  por Ibhifl wi ok loading out a car for the  pralrlo. Tho price hi said to bo about  ift25 a ton.  Mr. and Mrs. Henry HnmlHon left  on Wednesday for Medicine Hat,  Alia., on abnainoss and pleuauro ttlp.  They will be gone a week or ten  dnya.  The recent thaw followed . by cold  weather has put the i-oiula in fine  nhiipo for hauling.  Dougiau, the four-yeai' old mm o������*  Mv. and Mi-h. Frank Putnuin. hiui been  very HI this week with bronchltln,  but Is now showing signs of improvement.  G. Pcndell Smith, for bonus yearn  pant a resident of thin aectlon, in tho  latest to don the khaki.   He ^expects  Lx' ������������������...��������������� ������; xi't.'.r, >v.Mik   utr   V iiiMiriM   mh'������  few w^eks training before going over-  Mean. Ho in attached co the army  medical corpH.   Thin  ih ii  branch  of  Fred Waylett spent the week-end at  Cranbrook. where his wife had been  for treatment at the hospital. She  returned with him on-Monday.  '  Mrs. Wearmouth lefton Wednesday  for Fernie.  ooMi-s. D. G.'Lyou is haying the bob  cat she shot at Deer Lodge mounted  by the local taxidermist, W. G.  Wearmouth.  The November report from Huscroft  school shows that institution to have  had an avei-ago daily attendance of  10.tf4'out of a total enrollment of 11  pupils. The scholars also made another excellent month's showing on  the Prisoners of War Fund, their  giving for the month totalling $2.35.  The following scholars had ii perfect  attendance: Elizabeth, Peicy, and  Walter Lyon.  About 40,people >vero entertained at  Andy Wiekhohn's house wanning on  Saturday night, dancing being the  special feature, The music was sup-  jpllod by Swahson, Man berg and Willie  Johnson and Harry White "Turkoyed  in the straw" to the satisfaction of  everyone, getting an encore. Another  feat nre Was the raffling of a $100  Edition giuphaphoiie. Ernie Sheridan  a mill employee, held the lucky  number.  Deer seeiirr to be more numerous this  year than for Hovoral seasons In the  hunting grounds across the Kootenay  and In the Goat Mountain, although  In the thick brush on the hill It is  pretty bard to get many perfect shots  at them. Geo. Hundruu has now got  hitf bag up to four, bringing home two  on YvVuiiegtftty trom a oouple of days  hunting ncrar:r������ the TCoot,������������.������uiy. Hon.  Lidgate wna the lucky Gun doy hunter,  getting one on Goat Mountain.  - - -��������� -Amm  AHAmmd  :'P--ppPi>il  SuiJUlj,  56j, James Caujei-on 51 J, Harold  From ail sources Ci'eston and district���������which includes Sirdar, Wynndel, Alice Siding, Erickson, Canyon  City, Peer Lodge, Rykerts, and residents acroes tbe Kootenay���������raised  $1960.00 for the Canadian Patriotic  Fund, for the twelve months ending  Nov. 30th, according to the books of  trea2urer, C. G.* Bennett, at the  uu mini meeting held in the Auditorium on Friday night.  There was a splendid turnout for the  meeting, which was in charge of the.|  president. H. Lyne. A short programme was put on as a curtain  raiser, the band rendering a couple of  selection. E. J., Keddell contributed  a solo, and  Miss Hardman a reading.  Mr. Bennett's statement was concise  and businesslike. The major portion  of the income was from the voluntary  subscriptions which totalled $1857.85.  The rafiie of the calf donated, by R.  Lamont brought $30.25, and the  Heath violin raffle was good for another 16.50. There *was $2.40 interest,  and these items with a balance of  $53.00 carried from tho previous year  ran up the creditable total of $1960.  On the handling and raising this  amount only $12.20 of expense was  Incurred���������$5.69 for postage, and $6.60  ������.,*,'   ..t-.Ct-lf....,..-..     ...,A       .,.,*,, j.;.. ,.. thmgtxrr  ,i)t     l,t������t,v,i,t,.it j      iwu      |/j jiiliiill^.      tpxirxt  has been sent to the treasurer of tho  fund at Victoria, leaving tho new  year to start with a. clean sheet all  round.  On account of tho good work so  cheerfully and conscientiously done  the old officers, with one exception,  woro re-elected.   They are:  President���������H. Lyne.  Vice-Pros.���������J.  Cherrington.  8ocy.-TreaH.-���������C. G. Bennett.  Finance Committee���������Dr. Henderson  P. G. Kbbutt, J. W. Hamilton.  Executive���������C. M. Loasby. Sirdar,  0. J. Wigen. Wynndel: C. Blair,  Canyon City; G. Cartwright, Erick-  non.  Toe iu*i't-jstigaLiug committee in Min.  Forrester, Mm. Hayden, Mih. .T.  Goodwin���������-the latter replacing Mrs.  Henderson who asked to be excused  from duty this yoar.  In an added ntatcmont, an It wore,  the treasurer pointa out that owing to  removals from the district, and  through gunrantorit having been called on to givo through the O.P.H. and  govemm.unt oftld::.! rhawtek* Mime  $������rei.-J0 of oxpected revenue haa uot  been   forthi*mi������lng.   There 'fa ,.n!';o   a  Messrs. Dick Smith. Tom Midford.  W. A. Pease and Jack Boyde'll spent  the early part of the week in the  Arrow Creek country in quest of deer  but came back Wednesday without  having seen- even a grouse���������some of  them.  Andy Miller is about the only local!  resident who has been. abie,rto,ibring;  home a*ay; deer toirtlate-. ::He bagged a  coo pie'--of them^? la������t^eefe^w^le; tin  duty in the Yahk.coimtryi  Fred' Smith - and Pb.-, Bunce are here  with their portable'/burigalow doing a  job of well drilling at the .McMurtrie  ranch.    Mr.   McMurtrie  .'1th  the lir������no  is  boring his  of getting  sufficient pressure to pipe the water to  the house and avoid the pump handle  exercise these frosty days.  The hist of the cattle were taken off  the fiats on Wednesday, when Messrs.  Putnam and Haskins took home about  30 head. They were unable to locale  four of their  y  vvrtre  animals.  Pendry   and     Geo.   Nichols   of  A  "Creston are two of the hunters in  these parts who almost got a deer.  Both followed wounded animals all  one afternoon but were unable to  overtake the critter. The coyotes  doubtless had a couple of squares iu  consequence.  &.rtftAmm,lmr,   Qtt ..' A '.  ^J. ..W...  ..  ....    **xf.  Entrance���������"Frances   Lyne   87,   .RayaP  McKelvey 77,  Muriel  Hobden  731-3}  Rose  Cherrington    68    2-3.    Morgan  Pease 68 2-3,* Orin Hayden 65 2-3. Mary  Parker  63   2-3,    Audrey   Craigie   54,V  Stelia   McKelvey  49,   Mabel   Craigie  481-3, Hazel Hobden  42, Paul Stinsoii  36 2-3, Myrtle Smith 34.  ���������;:Y-:The >:ft������llowing*'. pupils    "Were   not  present for, examinet4io������s.���������rVida^ Gob--;  vbetfe, C^^^'M^i-e^  Katherine Moore.    :  Division IL���������M. MacKenzie, Teacher.  '���������'junior- 4th���������Ruth Gompton, Alrueda/  Attridge   and    Vera    Parker   equal,:  Edgar Benny. 1  Senior, 3rd���������Eurnice    Moore    and-  Susie Hurry equal,   Francis Pow and  Ben   E'nbree   equal,   Agnes Hobden,;  Louise Beyan.  Junior 3rd���������Harry Compton, Marguerite Crawford and Alta** Attridge  equal, Harry Pollitt.  x t*^j,t&       .j.cjbK^itj^      anal     cx.tJtJOUu<i'ftiv;i7;���������~  Alta Attridge, Harry Compton, Ruth:  Compton,   Arthur.   Gobbett.    Annie  Maione,      Agnes      Hobden,     Harry*  Pollitt,  Francis Pow, Louise Bevan.  AAAAAAAMt  Amm\  ���������AApvA?Arri$!8M  '������������������AAABA?\tf$M  ���������������������������-."-'   i.-,'.:.' ti''-.-,-;'iM^/���������  ������������������'V?^H'$ffi$&:'-  ���������pmm*  -Mis8B. Hurry, Teacher,  pupils attending during  Wjfnnefei  Mrs. Ashley Cooper and Mrs.~"Hunt-  er were Creston callers yesterday. J.  B. Winlaw made the same trip oh  Monday, and ,Ioo Wigen and Mrs.  Rosendale on Saturday.  John Basilic has secured two of his  season*--! allowance of four deer ah  ready. J. Hindley and F. Penson  have also bagged one each.  Mr. Muir is hei*e on a , business visit  this week. J. M. Craigie of Rrickson  is spending a fow days with his  mother.  Earl Pease, who has just returned  from Alberta to Alice Siding, spent  lUonday in town. Tie veportH that  Edward Butterileld will bo hack in  time for ChriHtnwia,  Carl Wigen returned on Tuesday  from Wanetu.  The    average  Wynndel school  attendance at the  for November was  23.21, and the following have a perfect  attendance to their credit: Paul  Of ner, Irene Huucroft, Agnes llageu,  Freddie Hagen,   Nora Hagen, Charlie  Division III.-  Nunibnr of  month, 36.  Average daily attendance, 31.  Perfect Attendance���������Evelyn Bevan.  -m "  Ivin Compton, Keith Lidgate, Frank  Maione, Robert Moore, Julius Moran,  Frank Parker, Roy Pease, Cyrus Pow,  Louise Romano, Donald Spiern,  Gladys Webster, Herbert Manuel.  Highest Standing: Second Reader  ���������Robert Hetherington, Merle Reid,  Roy Pease. Senior First Reader���������-  Louise Romano, Cyrus Pow, Frank  Maione. Junior First Reader���������Freddy Payne, Donald Spiers, Walter  Scott.  -Miss    K  Hardman,  , tui  attending during  Division   IV.  Teacher..  Number of pupils  montu, 31.  Average attendance, 25.03. '���������"''���������������  Perfect attendance���������Leslie Boffey,  Harveo Gobbett, Gordon Spiers, Gilmoure Taylor, Lily WilRon, Edith  Wilson, Dudley Wibion.  Highest    Standing:   2nd   Primer  Ralph     O.     Christie.    Senior    Firs.  Primer���������Olwon Evans.   Intermediate  First    Primer���������Marvin    Little.     R...  celvlng Class���������Edith Wilson.-  PenHon,  Petition.  Jack    Penson   and   Mabel  The  next aochil   event  Belgian Relief concert  in  he  hoiiHc on the 22nd,  to  a lew iiour-i lirucit'g.  lie  will  tho ,M  followed bv  the  u������ol-  *���������**ixS,J*u**>*~**j.ii *&k������*'~*mr't,Vj;tt*'  A memorial Hervico for the hoya  from the Creston Valley who have  fallen In battle will he held on  Sunday afternoon, Pee, 17th, at  3 o'clock.  It   will    be  Revs. Lees  be    undenominational.  , Mahood mid Pow will  ;    ..,..:.     ....A.   i.Ji������* tomtit*:  wm uc  dally appropriate*   for Much an  Party wanting u������������ of a heavy ranch  horse for ivlnt^'.r'n lce������i> apply Ukviww  Ol^ioic.  spec  occ'iMon.  Watch f for full  next Wvuk'a iuiitie.  piirtlcnlar-H   in  ������  .kiiiJii., ���������,,mim,*<iim������mimm*mii  HEWttBlEiffvl   -'-juxx.^MKiigZmfmm.  MM  S5 I*  9f&TB> sati.tryB'W  rarifcft'fYTOr1.. HL  i, ^ra.an JMMSl V ***"������ *   -juinwjw*& A VTja-sg LESS,  .^^v^-r.v-:?:^  .IIWI.W  ' :' ~  ,'." i  ���������P:T:-/.'  *8fflB  '^'"'Pr'tp  JBjjBB  'jagg  '���������;Sb  ijgjjJSS  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS PER PLUG  Opportunity's Little Ways  ''Opportunity      knocks     at      every  ���������man's door."  "Too often, however, it is thc opportunity to open a peanut stand,  whereas we would rather start a  bank."  own fault, thc result of . his selfish  masculine confidence in his ability to  make a woman happy in spite of obstacles, wliich had led them both  into   this   unhappy   state?  If   he  had   only   been   wise  'or  clever enough   to  win  lier  | heart, slie would never have  withheld  J her full confidence from him, so thai  | lie  was  ready,  in  his ���������aching  yearning  Aunt   Valerie.       I   shouldn't   think   it  right."  Lady   Acrise   shrugged   her   shoulders.  !     "My dear,  yon   really  must  get   rid  nottghiof your early  Victorian notions," she  whole I said, "it you intend to make anything  for  her, To acknowledge hcv indiscretion as his own, and as he sat staring  ol   life.    You   want   to  be  miserable, because,  think it's  your 'duty.'  tlia t   you     arc     not  stay here and  1 suppose, you  But remember  miserable  only  Hip   books  !.-������   *,.-  yourself,     but   that     your   husband   is  >uld  not   read,   hc- j miserable too."  at   the   books   he   could   uot   read,   he}     Daplines was  startled by this brutal  Hall   more  patient,  more   tender,   less) frankness.  forbidding  to a  sensitive    young   wo-       "And     I   meant     lo   make     him   so  man.   than   hc   had   shown   himself   so   happy!" shc murmured sadly.  Bovril makes other foods  nourish you. It has a Body**  building power proved equal  to from 10 to 20 times the  amount   of    Bovril     taken.  tar.  Daphne received her husband's  telegram in the afternoon, when she  was walking in the grounds with her  aunt  "h'roui Pen." slie explained, as she  rend ihr message.. "He will be home  tomorrow   after    luncheon."  She     spoke   dully,      without   excitement,  scarcely   with   interest,  and  she  stared   thought lully,     wiih  :x   depress  ed    expression.      at    the  silver-sea  The two ladies were usually careful  j to keep away from debcate subjects  [ when they were alone togcthei. but  [now lhc* look ou hci niece's face ex-  ' cited Lady Acrise to sudden and vio-  I lent   speech  Lady Acrise cast up her eyes.  ''Daphne, don't be sentimental,  there's, a darling," she said. J'Of  course I know 1 ought not to talk;  I'm sentimental myself, always more  or less in love with some man or  other even now. after all my years of  experience! Bu* then, you see, 1  never overdo it. I just let myself  fall in love enough to give me a  pleasant little'interest in life, some-  line of the thing to think about. And besides. 1  know liow to makc it pay When I'm  ever   so   little   in   love   with   a   man.   1  -Tha  perfect  "Oh. A  i\    so''"  husband   ol   vours.   Daph,   is  wretch!"  ni     Valeric,    how   can   you  PENYWERN'S  WIFE  aboui Pen ap-  to mc. It's I  Aunt     Valeric.  &y-  *-v *+.**���������*.%���������*+*-���������  **9 * ���������*������������"v*",������kT  (Continued  he  felt   increasingly  curious  ires shocked. She felt as  ii bv suiiie act oi disloyally to her  husband she hail thus drawn down  upon   huu   lict   aunt's   wrath  "My <le:;i Daphne, si's o! no use to  look astonished You don't feel surprised, vou know It's impossible  lhat you don't know what I think  abou'   him."  Daphne hastened io make things  right.  "Whatever you say-  plies not to him. hut  who am the wretch,  and   you   know   thai  "Nonsense., my deai! When a man  of Sii Penywern's age can't gel on  with a young wile, it's always his  fault, not hers He has had experience  of   life,  and   shc  has  not."  "What     are   you  blaming    luni  tor  now'    l'or going away'    Look ai  ,'he  stamp   on   the   telegram       He's   gone  to   see     the   deai   old   vicai     and   his  wile.      And   of   course  it's   about   me.  Oh.  clear,  oh. clear I"  .    ,     She beat hei   hands softly together,  ma     j with  the frown  ol  distress deepening  ! on  her   fair   face  ! "My dear Daphne, what can the  (���������ellibruuds do? Nobody can do any  good by interfering between husband  and wife And my own advice to  any wife and any husband who can't  get ou together is. don't try."  Daphne dried the tears which   were,  gathering in he.i  eyes  "One niusi try." slie said helplessly     "What else can one do**"  "One can try the effect of" a little  change, my deai," said Lady Acrise  briskly. "The husband can do Ins  work by litmsell, just as lie used to  do While the wife can -take a holi  day "  Daphne  shook   hei   head  "I   shouldn't   enjov   a   holiday."   she  said  dismally  "You  think   vou   wouldn't   now.  be-  ,         ,,������������������    ,,������������������  cause  you are still  uiidei   the drprcs  crevice   ot   m>   Heart   anu   iih   ������.        s     .       inl1m.ncP ol   ,hi.s big  ,imiSP  w',b  lovely     young   wile    ol   his   wlio  lutli..   **��������� , _,  ^  already   drifted   lo   a   world-wide   dis  tance  Irom   him  He icali-zed as he sat poring over  Ins hooks that In- had lost Ihe power  ol   concentrating  his  attention     upon  everything   else  let him think I'm much more serious  than I am, and then, although he  laughs at me for a silly elderly coquette, well, hc pays for my taxis,  and my.box at the opera, and thinks  himself well repaid by being invited  once in a way to one of my little  dinners."  "Aunt Valerie, you and 1 arc so  different! 1 couldn't 'find any pleasure in that  sort  of thing."  Lady Acrise smiled with that hard  widening of the mouth and thai little  spiteful purr which she indulged in  when she was not pleased  "'m  "Oh, my dear child, 1 know  enormously your inferior in all the  higher emotions, and all that sort of  thing! But think, dear. 3 make more  or less of a success of my. life. While  you���������you mustn't mind my saying so  ���������you do not. You say you wai.ted  to make your husband happy. But  you don't, do you?"  The tears sprung again to the  young  wife's eyes.  "Circumstances have been against  me It's not my fault, or at least not  all my  fault." she said.  "Quite so. Nobody could have ex-  pecied such 3 pieFc of-ill-luck as the  disappearance  of   this   wretched   man  Special Grades of Grain  For Seed Furposse  Order-in-Council   Haa^ Been   Passed  By Dominion Government  With thc object of creating a special grade of grain of superior quality for seed, the government has  passed an ordcr-in-council, under thc  authority of the Dominion Seed Act,  creating the following grades exclusively  for seed  purposes:  No. 1 Canadian Western seed oats  shall bc composed of No. 1 or No. 2  C. W oats, shall contain 95 per cent,  of white oats, sound, clean and free  from other grain, shall hc tree from  noxious weed seeds and shall weigh  not less than 34 pounds to the bushel.  No. 3 Canadian Western seed bar-  Icy shall hc composed of the six-  rowed variety, sound, plump, free  from other grain, of fair color, free  from noxious weed and shall weigh  not less than 45 pounds to the bushel.  No. 1 Manitoba Northern -seed  wheat shall bc composed of 85 per  cent, of Ucd Fife, or S5 per cent, of  Marquis wheal, sound, clean and free  from other grain and free from noxious weed seeds, weighing not less  than  60  pounds  to   the  bushel.  Foi No. i seed purposes Red Fife  and Marquis wheat shall be kept separate.  No. 2 wheat ������.hall be composed of  grades No. 2 Northern. No. 3 Northern or No. 4 slightly frosted wheat  of Red Fife or Marquis variety, and  when rc-clcaned shall be practically  tree from other grain and noxious  weed seed, and the weight nol less  than 58 pounds to the bushel.  For No. 2 seed purposes Red File  and Marquis wheat shall be kept  separate.  No gram shaii be accepted ior seed  which will require a large dockage to  clean  Moving  "Dad," said the eight-year-old if  the family, "here's a book that says  that Orpheus was such a fine musician that he made trees and stones  move."  "Son," said father, solemnly, "your  sister Bess has Orpheus beaten. Her  piano-playing has made twenty families move out of this building in the  last three months."���������Puck.  Still,  about   those  old   ieticrs, and  to   leave   no   efforts   untried   to  Daphne give them up to him  Me .seni his wife a telegram sayng  that he would he back on the following  day  after   luncheon  There was plenty ol time to have  wriitcn a letter, but he was in no  mood for correspondence, noi would  he have known how to appeal atTec  tiouate enough without expressing  something more than he fell In a  telegram one can be as brief as one  pleases without wounding any susceptibilities  Then he went to town to fill up the  day at the British Museum reading  room, but he could not fix his mind  ou any ol the subjects he loved.  Daphne appeared on every page;  Daphne's voice sounded from every  corner  He was surprised io hnd how deep  ly she had forced her   way into every  jl   his   heart   and   mind,   this  < It rwercrtttl     l-,j������r-     clij-j-i. I-  "Hush!" said Daphne sharply  Lad*'   Acrise  ders.  "As for making your husband  happy, no woman can do that. It's  a hundred other things lhat make a  man liappy���������money, and a nice house,  and a good position, and the enjoyment of his hobbies. A woman can  do very little compared with all these  things. So really, my dear, you have  nothing to reproach yourself with if  yon wish to run away, for a little  while oniy, oi course. You wiii both  be better friends afterwards, for not  staying under the same roof when  you're both feeling sore and uncomfortable about gossip-and all that sort  oi thing Go away, and give things  lime to  settle  down."  Daphne listened without being convinced.  (To  Be Continued.)  Old Uncle Jacob was walking majestically up and down thc village  street dressed in his Sunday suit.  "Hallo, Uncle Jacob," cried one of  his neighbors, "are vou having a  holiday *���������'*  "Yes, i am." replied Uncle Jacob,  proudly. "I'm celebrating mv golden  wedding "  "Then why isn't your wife celebrating it   with, vou?" said the man.  "She ain'.t got aught to do with  it,"  replied   Uncle Jacob  indignantly.  Medicine Which Made Surgeon's Work Unnecessary.  Astoria, N. Y. ��������� '* For two years 1 ���������  was feeling ill and took all kinds of  tonics.    I waff get-  ingworse everyday.  '  I rmd chills, my head! '���������  would ache, I waa  j j always tired. I could ���������  not walk  straight  because of tho pain <  inmybackandrhad i  pains in my stop**-  ach.   I went to *a  .doctor and he said I  [jmust go under an ���������  ii operation, but ������ did :  @jnot go.    I read In ���������  ~"~the paper about  ���������Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound and told my husband about it.    I  said ' I know uo thing will help me but I  will try'this-'    I fooha myseif improving from the very first bottle, and iu two ���������  weeks time I was able to sit down and .  eat a h-ssrl-y breakfast with my husband, which I had not done for two'years.  1 am now in the best of health and 1  did not   have  fche operation." ���������-Mrs.  John A. Koenig, 602 Flushing Avenue,.  Astoria, N. Y.  Every one dreads the surgeon's knife ���������  end the operating table.    Sometimes  nothing else will do;  but many times ���������  doctors say they ar������ necessary when ���������  they are not   Letter after lettei- comes  to the Piukham Laboratory, telling how  operations were advised and wero not  gerformed; or,if performed, did no goods  ut Lydia E.Pinkham's Vegetable Com- -  poundwss used and good health followed.  If you *wa*nt advice writ������ ta -  IjydialS. Pinliham Medicine.���������?���������*-*-  C������*������iiiid**isiti������tj!)������ Juysixk, Maa&B  Correct Prognostication  The man who thought the first five  years of the European wai would be  the worst seems to have hit it  right  Ra VTm**A 4-.x   ������-kjt>   HjjY"  them,   ol   foigeltmg  in   the   pleasure  ol   digging  and  delving  intu  the  liistonr.s ol "The  past  Hi*   point   ol   view   bad   changed   in  spite   ol   himself 'I Iir   greatest    |oy  of his liie was no longet I Iir hope ol  writing a booh thai should not bc  merely cplirniei.il, hill one ihai should  "fount"! There was something now  that lie wished tor, ioiiged foi iar  mote than that, lie wanted the love,  the full love ol his wile, hr budgeted  (oi it, lot .. Ionic ol trust in hei eyes,  such as he had srrti in thrui once,  but   nevei   saw   there  now  VYhaii.-vct lolly she might have  been led into hy her youth and her  ignorance ol the world, he understood that he forgave it all, as irad  ilv as hr forgave hcr the amcicty and  distress Iroin jaIiicIi he wa.s suffering  on  her   .irroiint  Kor   wa*.  il   not   in  part  at  least  his  $���������*.*-% i-vojck GramilHfofl Eyelids,  ���������wP^PIt   TLP ^V-*  t'i<l.������������il**'l  Hv expo,  ���������ure to Sun, Oust nnd Wind  its  skeletons  Daphne turned tu hei a startled  face.  "Skeletons!"   she   echoed   hoarsely  I.aily Acrise, sorry foi the unfortunate word, laid a persuasive hand  on   hn   arm  "Yon know the proverb ahott** a  skeleton in every cupboard, don't  you, niy drar? Well, we know there  is one in yours II you go away vou  can   forget   it "  "No, no." said Daphne "I couldn't  go away 11 wouldn't he rii'hi He-'  side.-:      -������������������  She  stopped  "Besides   what*4"  Daphne looked disconcerted hv lhc  question  "Oh, well, there are lots of things  1 have lo do," she said "I shouldn't  like to suggest   running away"  "Why not? What is there to he  gained hy staying to make yourself  niiser-ihle when you might he quite  happy with mc in town? I know you  didn't particularly care about London  before, bin everything is so different  when once a woman is married     And  *���������.*--��������� ,y u_*  Yom I>ri������v*i;i*t'(, S0j. ixn IJoiilc Murine Eyo  Kiilvein 1 imc.2St: F0) lUokei'hKCyti reeu.sk  Dnn'ir-'U. o* Murine fiye Remedy C������..Chic������ff������  Light in the Poultry House  Fowls    Need    Plenty    ot    Sunshine  During Winter Months  It sc'cnis superfluous to say that  the poultry-house should face the  south so that as much sunshine as  possible mav be admitted through the  windows The lowls need all the  sunshine .he-v can get during thc winter months The windows should bc  placed about eighteen inches from  the floor and should hc so arranged  that Ihey can be opened oiv pleasant  days It is a good plan to use double  windows not only because the - are  warmer, hut also because tliey will  npt, if' tightly fitted, become covered  with frost as a single window does,  and will allow the sun's rays to penetrate thc interior ot the building.  Where single windows arc used, il is  a good plan to have a blanket so arranged that it can bc let clown over  the windows on extremely cold  nights Care must be taken noi to  net the window.-) too huge���������thai is,  not too much glass in the from of  the Iii'iukc*. unless the roosts .ire partitioned    oil   or   otherwise   protected.  I   think     vou   would    enjoy   VOitrsclf | An ordinary sued window  such as is  now "  Daphne listened with a curious  leeltng of disgust to this view ol married   life  and   itr.  duticr.     And  at   thc  tr*. yuirkly relieved by Murlri*   "���������   mc  ���������"   "������������������  "Ul,c*\,   m"'  '".  u,<*  K SjcCc-ciiv W.^.uan,..,;,    ��������������������������������������������������������������������� \'���������f "'V fph n P,,V c������"cruT"  just   Kye   Comfort     Ai   m'ss ,i,:"'   whatever  her  views  might  Arlr.i (point iin> lo lit?, very sneers.lid pnliiir, "A Donkey"). What  do  you   really   I li i ul.   ol   il, auyhovvr'  l-.Mihii'ii.islii       lady.      I.ovclv!   And  you   ii.jVJ    |'U������    .'J   inwin   ui    ,i/iji  .(ii   llllo  it,  too!  W.  N.  U.  1130  he,     her     practice     wa.s     noi     much  nearer    to   the    ideal   than   was     the  course suggested hy her aunt  "I  shouldn't  like to go, thank  vou.  used     in     dwelling-houses     i.*.  large enough  for  *.  house ten  teen    feet,    and    should    he  lengthwise with the floor  plenty  hj hf-  placed  Of al! overworked women probably the  housewife** is the hardest worked. She  has eo much to attend to, with very little  help. Her work can he lightened if she  knows the value of system and Bhfi should  try and take a short', rest- in the daytime.  A physician who became famous almost  around the world, Doctor Pierce, df  Buffalo, N. Y., the specialist, in'womnn'o  diseases, for many years practiced medicine in a farming' district^ Hv, thero observed the lack of system in the planning  of the work.  If it \u n headache, a backache, o Bon-  Bation of irritability or twitching and  uncontrollable nervousness; something  imit������t be wroiiK with the head or back, n.  woman naturally says, but all tho timo  tho real trouble very often centers in the  organs. In nine cases out of ten tho  seat of the dilRculty is here, and a woman  should take rational treatment for ita  cure. The disorder should bo troatcd  steadily and systematically with Dr.  Pierce's Favorite  Prescription.  For disci wr-s from which women suitor-  "Piivorito Prescription" is a powerful restorative, Durinu; thu lout fifty years it him  banished from tho lives of tens of thousands of women the pi-in, worry, misery  and distress caused hy these diseases.  if you aro a milT'-rer, get Dr. Picrco'a  Favorite Preau'rip tion in liquid or tablet  ionn to-day.   Then address Dr. Pierce,  Invnliris' Itot.pl, Buffalo, N. Y., and R������t  ���������Wid.-'iiii'il iiMwlii ��������� '     "-ii*e entirely free.  Follow   the   Golden   Rule and Treat.  Your Horse as You Would Wish  Him to Treat You  Be     kind to  the    horse, savs  The-.  Indiana   Farmei.      Don't   berate,   him <  because he    does    something    which ���������  should   not   have   bre.u   done.        Pet-  haps he. had the right   motive, hut   in ���������  his dumb  way  he  was  unable  to express it.     Perhaps,  he  wanied  to help ���������  you.       Possibly    he    meant    no....evil,.  though   outwardly       lu*   *������c*<*me<l   pei-  verse and stubhorn.    (live liun-Jt ictlit  lor   at   least   trying* to   be  good.* lor  there are few  horses which arc naiu  rally bad.  Many   peisons   take   it   loi   gmstied:  that  when a horse docs wrong he-itir  tended  to do  m),  and   ihey  therefore-  punish  him  tot   it      Now.  this action.  only    aggravate*,    ihe   matter, and'if  continued   will   result   in   an   incorrigible animal,    made  so    solely    Irom  mistreatment   by   Ins   uiastci.       This;  and   this  only   explains     whv     some  horses are bad  The best policy is to he kind to the  horse Rcrnrmbci that he is a dumb'  animal Don't expect as much understanding from huu as vou expect  of men Hemi-mhri thai ol all thc  animals which .ud man lhe linrse-  is the most useful (live htm < redil  for that Don'i ihink him mean, lor,,  unless made so by man, he seldom  is Don't punish luni lot every  wrong hc does, lor possibly Ihey are  not so intended Try to put yourself in his place, and don't forget  that he is n tlnve  Be kind to huu, and s������-e lor vour*  sell it your work does not proceed  more smoothly than ever before. Follow thc Golden Kulc. .ind treat your  horse as you would wish him to treat  you if your positions were reversed,  investigate lor once, and you will  never sav aj?atn thai kindness doesn't  pay  Site: Then papa didn't refuse to  listen  to yon'  Mfi. No. dearest Vou *.e<\ I began hy telling hiin 1 knew of a plan  whcicbv  he  couhl   save  money  "VYattci. it seems to me~*the portions  have  growr,   much   smaller"  "Yeb sit but see how ihe place  ha* heir enlarged ''���������Boston Evening  Transcript  The? official geologist ol Newloua'd*  land estimates thai the iron ore dept':.!1..'- ii> thai coh.'u* rue r.boi*! 3,o3fv  f.00.000 ton*. On Belle Isle. Conception Bay. alone, the estimate is put at  35.000.000 tons All thc ore from  i Newfoundland is now being, taken by  Canada   foi   munitions-   purpose*  **������*m*mt*mm**m, 'mmm������**0m,**M'*.it******,*i*m ������ *  ������������������������������������������������������riiff'i.Tu-iiif-aiuim.w-iiiwuiw^ ���������,l|y|ilill>>***y**t****r*>**t*^*  mmm********  <R &3  F^i*.  "TiniVrtVM^, i  '.;/*,tf'������ia-ji."'kii*{'-.f-x~ .mm. ������<���������.������'  'Ins? water.  Por   removlnff  | paint.  Por disinfecting;  refrigerators,  afhk������i ������losets>  I draln������������M������*3for500  oth������r purposes.  RjnmaB urtsTmrru.  Too Complicated for Comfort  The late Gilman Marston of New  Hampshire, was arguing a complicated c'ag^ and looking up authorities  back to Julius Caesar. At the end of  an hour and a half, in thc most intricate part of his plea, he was pained  to see what looked like inattention.  It was as he had feared. The judge  was unable to appreciate thc nice  points  of  li is  argument.  "Your honor," hc said, "I beg your  pardon; but do you follow me?"  "I have so far," answered the judge,  shifting wearily about in his chair,  "but I'll say frankly that if I thought  I could find my way back, I'd quit  right  here."���������Argonaut.  Decreased Wheat Yield  For Canada This Year  dominion Government's Estimate Is  for a Total Crop o������ 159,123,00  Bushels  Tdie wheat crop of Canada for the  Spucsenr year will be only 159,123,000^  bushels, as compared with 370,303,600  Iwshcls iii 1915, according to an'official estimate, Thc average yield per  acre was estimated at 15 7-8 bushels  from a harvested area of 10,058,300  acres, as compared with 29 bushels  from a harvested area of 12,986,400  acres in  1915.  ^ A marked decrease in the production of oats also was indicated by the  estimate*! yield of 338.469,000 bushels  Irom 9,795,000 acres, a yield of 34.55  tvushels per acre", as against 45.76  bushels last year when the produc  lion was 520,103,000 bushels from, a  harvested area of  11,365,000 acres.  Thc baricy crop was estimated at  32,299,000 bushels from 1.328,800  acres, or 24.31 bushels per acre. Last  year's crop was 53,331,300, and the  acreage 1.509,350.  Thc probable production of rye was  announced as.2,058,500 bushels from  101,420 acres, or an average yield per  acre, of 20.30 bushels as against a total production in 1915 of 2,394.100  bushels from an acreage of 112,300.  Whether the. corn be ol old or new  growth, it must yield to Holloway's  Corn Cure, the simplest and besi cure  offered to the public.  The New Ktiehsh Armies  It is the soul ol England which in  two years has made an arniv thai s  not content to hold its ground against  an army at which Prussia has been  laboring for three centuries. It is  the Englishman who ha.s beaten the  German, it is the iulautryinen l.otn  the oilier side of the Channel and  the other side of the sea. the English  man from the Thames, the quiet  country, and the industrial hive,, the  Scotsman faithful to his kilt, the  Canadian who defends two countries,  old and new. the Australian, bronzed  by the sun and like a young Gree.k  god.   It   is   these   men   who   have   pi.  .,.���������            .    c..,.,... _    .-... ...    - *  IO    lOtll     111!     IIIUSI    .lUUIUU.-J    u.j;lniilll.-,    >���������������  the enormous  empire ol   prey. -���������  Lr  Figaro.  Paris.  cure skin troubles by applying ointment to the surfaco skin. You must  reach the underlying tissues where  the disease has its roots. Ordinary  ointments cannot do this, and that  Is why the relief they give is only  temporary.  Zam-Buk, on the contrary, has  such power of penetration, combined with unusual germ-destroying  properties, that it reaches and destroys all germs in the underlying  tissues. Then the healing essences  promote the growth of new flesh,  which gradually develops until tha  diseased patch is entirely replaced  by new, healthy tissue, and a complete and permanent cure ia effected.  Zam-Buk is best for eczema, and  ftll skin troubles, ringworm, ulcers,  Abscesses, salt rheum, chronic  cores, blood-poisoning, boils, piles,  cuts, burns, scalds and all skin injuries All druggists, or Zam-Buk  Co., Toronto, 50c. box, S for $1.25.  Could Be Redeemed By Denmark By  Payment of Pledge  The Orkney Islands, says Pearson's Magazine, do not really belong  to Great Britain in thc sense that  they were ever ceded_ by treaty or  acquired by conquest. They were  simply transferred by Denmark to  Scotland in 1468, in pledge for the  payment of the dowry of the Princess  of Denmark, vvho was married to  James III., King of Scotland. .In the  deed of transfer, which is still in  existence, it is specially mentioned  that Denmark shall have the right to  redeem them at any future time by  paying the original amount of the  dowry with  interest to date.  There is no likelihood, however,  that Denmark will ever attempt to  exercise her right of redemption, because sixty thousand florins, the  original amount of the dowry, plus  compound interest for 448 years,  would amount to perhaps a trillion  pounds, and that is a bit more than  the islands are worth.  ^11 Gi  Worms, however generated, are  found in the digestive tracts, where  they set up disturbances detrimental  to the health of the child. There  can be no comfort for the little ones  until the hurtful intruders have been  expelled. No better preparation for  this purpose can be had than Miller's  Worm Powders. They will immediately destroy the worms and correct  the conditions that were favorable to  their existence.  are dependent on nourishment for growth.  Their health as men and women is largely  established in childhood.  If yoar child is languid, bloodless, tired when rising, without ambition or rosy cheeks. Scoffs Emulsion is. a wonderfnl  help. It possesses nature's grandest body-building fats so  delicately predigested that the blood absorbs its strength  and. carries it to every organ and tissue and fibre,  Firs* it increases their appetite, then it adds fiesh-etrensthen*  The  letter  The Bigger Scope  following    is  quoted   from   a  'Jl���������t ? f "T  ttU-n.oy- riarry  ������^..   vvilttams.  of Panibruni. Saskatchewan, dated  September 24, lQld: "Before coming  here 1 was one ot the advertising  forces of one of the most progressive  papers in the Southern States, tn addition to being a stock-raiser. I used  to boom my section, and justly so,  for it was one of nature's paradises,  but here one has a bigger, broader  scope which eclipses my former home  a hundredfold, and -1 confidently expect to bring at least ten families  hack with nie or place them in com-  | munication with vou to let them become citizens of the Best West���������the  Last   West���������the  Canadian   West."  A Scottish farmer was being questioned by a lawyer in a local court.  "Vou affirm that when ihis happened  you were goiu-g home to. a meal ?"  said the lawyer "I.el us he quite cei  tain on tins point, because u is .i veiv  important one He good enough lo  tell me what hieal il was vou were  going  home to" >  "Yon   would     like    to  know     win*'  meal  it   was*1" said  the  Scotsman  "Yes,   sir.   I   should   Idee  to   Know."  replied   the  l.ivvyri   impies'.ivelv  "Weel. then, it   was   just  oaliueall"  Stole Serbia's Crown .]ewels  It is stated from Cettinje that the  betrayal ol a peasant, have at last  Austrian authorities, thanks to the  been able to lay hands on the famous  treasures ol the Monastery ot Detchani, in New Serbia, valued at several  millions ol   francs.  King I'eier stopped at Detchani  during the great retreat ol the Serbian army, and it is rumored, though  there is nothing lo vouch foi its accuracy, that lhe crown ol Serbia was  hidden by lhe monks of Detchani, hi  a safe hiding place The Austrians  have found the hiding places in the  catacombs and the ossuaries of the  convent* Cases of precious stones,  ancient gold, and silver money, gold  chalices, and sacerdotal vestments  covered with . Cyrilian characters.  Viennese antiquaries are said to  have proceeded there io value the  treasure on behalf ot thc Austrian  Treasury.  Minard's "Linimenl  Co.. "Limited.  Deai Sirs,��������� I can recommend MINARD'S LINIMENT for Rheumatism and Sprains, as I have used it  for both  with excellent  results.  Yours  Truly.  T. 13. LAV ERS.  St. John.  Standard Type in Stables  Modern efficiency is rapidly evolving a standard type of barn and stable. This barn is about thirty-six feet  wide, and as long as may be necessary to accommodate the number of  cattle kept^ou the farm. This provides for two rows of cattle and gives  the owner an opportunity to regulate  the inside furnishings properly and to  instal feed and manure carriers, and  to use milking machines. Thc manufacturers of the inside furnishings  for dairy stables have standardized  their stalls, stanchions and mangers  to conform to these measurements.  in building a new barn or remodelling an old barn it is always better  to consult an expert and have definite  plans to follow while the work is being done.���������Successful  Farming,  TBI,* pais   uroATuvn  11U. 1/iL.L ?T������<mri������,i\  HARD ON LITTLE ONES  Canadian fall weather is extremely  hard on little ones. One day it is  warm and bright and the next wet  and cold. These sudden changes  bring on colds, cramps and colic, and  unless baby's little stomach is kept  right the result may be serious.  There is nothing to equal Baby's Own  Tablets in keeping the little ones  well. They sweeten the stomach,  regulate the boweis. break up coids  and njake baby thrive. The Tablets  are sold- by  medicine  dealers  or    by  An Aeroplane Factory  Government    Will   Make    European  Aeroplanes in Canada  If the Government's present plana  are put into effect, Canada in the  near future will not only have an  aviation school, but also a. factory for  manufacturing European aeroplanes,  including aircraft motors which lurve  not hitherto been built , in Canada.  The Imperial Munitions/ Board will  supervise the aviation school, half of  the stall of competent-instructors is  being provided by the Imperial government and also the employes for  the establishment and operation of  the factory. It is understood that  the British Government will then take  the output of thc factory during the  war.  Canadian aviators at the front  have been eminently successful and  establishment of the school is a just  recognition of their services, in the  Somrne the Canadian aviators have  played a prominent part. At the oat-  break of the war some Canadian military authorities had little confidence  in the aeroplanes as fighting scouting  craft. The use of those machines  have proven their value, and Canada  will soon have an aviation branch of  the service in keeping with sts various other military forces.  Williams  Medicine  Ont.  Co.,     Brockville,  Sunny  Dispositions  aiul Koorl digestion go  hand. in hand, nnd ouo  of the biggest aids to  good digestion is n regular dish ol  This wonderful Iv delicious  wheat and barley lood is so  processed lhat it yields ita  nourishing goodness to the  system iu about one houi���������a  record for ease of digestion.  Takc it all 'round. Grape*  Nuts' contributes beautifully  to suit-dines4*, of body and a  radiant, hnppy personality,  Kvery table should have its  daily  ration  of Grape-Nuts.  "There's a Reason'1  Cm,a������Jt'Ui |\������������tuiu censa Co,, f,u*..  WlmlHor. Out, '  Unity of Trench and British  Complete   Harmony   and   Singleness  of Purpose Marks All  Operations  There is an aspect of the Franco-  British offensive thai one hears nothing about, and that is the comple.e  harmony ol the armies of the Allies  in their field operations Never before in history, we believe, have two  nations fought side by side in a great  war without friction, confusion, cross-  purposes and heartburnings, There  have been mistakes and badly timed  movements in the greai campaign tn  France, but nothing wa.s said about  them except bv the critics ai the rear,  who were more concerned about  claiming credit for France or for  Knglaiul, as the case might be, than  in doing justice to the commanders  and to the spirit ol their men, Have  men ol one race ever gone into battle  with more singleness ol purpose and  high courage than thc soldiers of  France and ol the British Empire? It  has been an inspiring spectacle, and  surely the world would never have  beheld it if the traditional cnciica  did nol believe their cause was just  and that the consequence of failure  would be disaster irreparable. ��������� Nc  York Sun.  What Strict Accountability Means  President Wilson's strong pica to  the electors of the United States is  that he "has kept his country out of  the war.'* Thc AU-Kighesi also has  kept most of Germany out of the war  for the time being, but he has not  kept the Germans out of it. Nor has  the President of the United States  kept Americans out of the war. Over  a hundred of them were killed when  the Lusitania was torpedoed without  warning, many more were blown to  pieces on their own soil, and so far  the murderers have not been held to  "strict accountability." ��������� Victoria  Times.  Important  "Isn't what they call 'the approach*1  an  important  consideration  in  golf?"  "Very   important.      You've   got   to  have the kind of a job that  will permit   you   to  approach   the   golf   links  1 early   in   the     afternoon."���������Washing-  ' ton   Star.  Minard's Liniment Cures Burnt), Etc.  Trade was bad.   At the end of an*  W.  N.  U.  1130  jiu^       u.i*      iu.ii.uui .i(-;uij  salesman called on another prospective customer and asked to show his  samples.  "No, there is nothing I want today," said the customer.  "But will you just examine my line  of goods?" the salesman persisted.  The customer would not,  "Then," said the salesman meekly,  "will vou let tne use a part of vour  counter to look at them myself, a.*j I  have not had the opportunity lor  some time?"���������New York Times*.  Your Baby's  Health  Cheerful, Chubby Cliildren  Make the Home Happy  Weak, puny, babies are a constant  care to tired mother*- and are subject  to many diseases that do not affect  healthy children.  Keep your children in good health  See that their bowels move regularly  -especially during the teething period  This is a distressing time in the life  of  every child  and  the utmost pre  caution should be taken to keep them  well and strong.  By the consistent use of  Mrse Winslow's  Soothing Syrup  it is possible to avoid many childish  ills now so prevalent.  It is a corrective for diarrhoea, coih  and other infantile ailments. It soothes  the fretting baby and permits the  child to sleep well ancT'grow healthy  It brings comfort aud relief to both  child and mother.  Mrs. ������/inslow's  Soothing Syrup  Makes  Cheerful,  Chubby Children  l, ahuulutcly uim-imreouY..   It con-  tnin". rn r.p:'.:n:, r;ior;.'.;':r:; r.or ,-.:;y ������.���������'  their derivatives, Ii is soothing, pleasant and harmless. For generations  mothers in all parts of the world have  used it ami millions of babies have  been benefited by it,  Buy a hot'Ie today and  have It Ikttndy  RhIIavm fciti' IVulrrl Vour Chjl.lr^o  Sold by all drticghti in Canada and U  t'tiuu^uum xi'tg nverid  His Name Was Walker  Severe Elderly Lady: Why arc you  not at the front, young man?  Likely-looking Recruit: Have yon  ever seen mc walk, madam?  Severe Elderly Lady (rather abashed and fearing she had made a bad  blunder): No!  Likely-looking Recruit: Well, madam, you watch me walk to thc next  corner. (She did. and the miscreant  promptly disappeared from view.)  Minard's   Liniment   for   sale   everywhere.  MARTYR   TO PAINS  " se back-  ��������� Halifax. NS.. Jan. 16. 1916.  About eight months ago I read  your advertisement in on* of tbo  Halifas papers ofifariBg a frse  sample of Gin Pills ror ton Sid-.  nays. 1 bad beon a martyr foe  years to intense patna across tha  back and decided to try Gin Pills.  Seforo I Had tlmsDed too tturdL  "box I found myself for th* ttraC  time in years perfectly frco rroui  fain.  your* Bincerel**. ^   n  lujo.   \iT<jutt,*r    ruicy.  AU rlrtiBCists sell Gin Pills at  Hoc a box. ot o ooxfla for S'i uo.  SatDpl������ frea It yoa write to  JNATlONAJt,  ORTJO  &  OHSMTOA.li  CO. OP CANAXJA.   U.IM.1TBO  Xocomo, Out.      od  The Neighborhood Club  In any neighborhood there arc certain problems, both business and social problems, that ought to bc solved These problems cannot bc solved  by the individual, but they can bc  solved by groups of individuals. No  one outside the neighborhood is interested in them. You and your  neighbors will build up your neighborhood or let it go into dry rot. The  neighborhood club is the real working unit in any comprehensive plan  for rural organizations Jnthis connection, all people arc agreed that  rural organization is a great need of  the day This docs not mean that the  neighborhood club cannot bc affiliated with other neighborhood clubs  the country ovcr in the attacking of  problems that are larger than the  community Thc place to start work,  however, is right in vour own neighborhood.-���������The Farmer.  [He NEW MElJiCH tlEMBOV. N.I N.2 mM.  THERAPION SSS^t:  tr<Mt sucrrsi, curks chronic weakness lost viooa  ft VIM KIDNBV It LA (HI P. It. PISKASKS BLOOD fOISO*.  PILES KITIIKR NO BRl'CJtilSTSor MAIL 81 POST ������ CTM  fOIIGKRACO UO BEEKMAN ST NBW YOilKor LYMAN BRO*  TORONTO     WRITK FOrt FREE HOOK TO DR    Lt CLC*0  Mhd Co iIavrrstocrRp. iiamcstkad London Bno.  t(IV NEWPHA������KK|TASTKLBBS)FOHMOP    KAsv   TO   T������������M  llB^E&irSj^.l^QCPi'a LASTIHOCUHB.  (BE THAT TRADR MAHKRD WUltD 'TIIBRAPION 15 OB  ��������� HIT-GOVT  STAMP' Afflxer TO ALL UKNUIN* CACUCTO  The Soul of a Piano is the  Action.    Insist on the  Otto Higel Piano Action  mmtttmmmmw&tmjii .mtr'M".  .MMiW  Dragged Down by  Asthma.      Thc  man    or woman    who  is continually  subject to asthma  is unfitted  for  his  or her life's work     Strength departs  and   energy  is   taken   away   until   hie.  becomes a dreary existence.    And yet |  this is needless     Dr   J    D   Kcllogg's,  Asthma Remedy has brought a treat  change  to  an  army  ot   sufferers.     It  relieve.*, thc restricted an   lubes    and  guards against   future trouble.      Try  it.  It Doesn't Pay  To buy inferior articles  for home use, no mutter  how small the article is.  With matches, as with  everything else, it pays  lo buy the best  The head ol the firm was consulting IN elson. tilt* janitor, relative to llu*  qualifications ol an applicant for a  place as assistant janitor  "Do you know this hoy's reputation  for truth and veracity*'" he asked.  "Yaa, suit. yap. suh, I guess I do,"  responded  Nelson.  "Well, wluii  is it?"  "'Well, !>uh, hc iilwny:, ulh, de trufc,  1   reckon, dat is,  1  nov.ili  is kctchrd  "SILENT PARLOR"  "1   ***      *^      ,-������������������-!-    ,&***,  a/   mt  mmmm    turn.  i.;..  *.-.}     X.Ct   SiC  v'ras'ly hijuie������������������..���������*  iv id yen. rpmr  say  hc won't."  but    ���������Item   di:.    !.*:���������������������������  ,   I'm   ''.winter   he   f.di  say  'ie   will  an*  sunn*  !  I  L  Will save your time und  temper, for they art f-ood  striker.*), sai**jc, suhw, and  SlUUNV.  M off* *������'*    * *���������**������*    **-*-- ������<  ������������������   ���������   .. *,   ���������  V    - ,*    t,   +.4      m0 **.,���������������������        * ' **Jt ft*  fc~ EDDY'S =3  Ars&  lib  wm  ..i'V-;.':i-.^H  '.^���������p-i'yY&Y.  li  ��������� '.���������-���������V.iKiHl  AArAftsL  aMM  ���������Amm  \   Ilillll "��������� -������������������" ��������� ������������������" mimiMMiaiii;  mm* ���������SS5  .-tiib;.:^|ues*on��������� astiEW ���������;���������::  v-;  CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription :   $2 a year in advance ;  a cause-  $2.50 to United States points. ~  make some little sacrifice to do  their bit. no doubt, but one never  loses by doing  a good turn in such  C. F. Hayes, Owner and Editor.  ORESTON. B.C., FRIDAY, DEC.    8  A MiGe Shewing  Be generous  after  your  ability  "If thou   hast  much   give   plente- j  ously:   if thou   hast  little,   do thy  diligence   gladly   to  give  of  that  little."    And     above     all,      look  pleasant.  a*  LSIlORiricr  To be asked for $800and actually  contribute over $1900 is surely  giving in good measure pressed  down shaken together and running  over���������and then some, to use a  vulgarism.  This very creditable showing was  revealed in the treasurer's statement read on Friday night at the  annual meeting of the Creston  Branch of the Canadian Patriotic  Fund. It is also a pleasure to be  able to state that the $800 asked  was received at headquarters at  Victoria inside a month after the  request was made here.  To the canvassers who so readily  accepted the duty to "go git the  money"���������or a signed assurance  that it would be forthcoming within the year���������as well as the officers  and executive of the organization,  who have been   responsible   for the  twelve   months.  a   formal  vote of  New the Writ  Now that the personnel of the  Brewster government is announced  the all-absorbing political topic has  to do with the new premier's  famous writ. People ������*ire wondering wheu and what he is going to  do about it.  Many are under the impression  that the case is awaiting the  pleasure of the B.C. Court of j  Appeal, but recent advices from  the coast give the impression that  the. matter is not before the  superior court judges at all���������and  may  never be.  To have the ease adjudged iu all  the Canadian courts, as well as tho  privy council in England, would  take up very much time, and confusion worse confounded would  prevail before the final and irrevoc  able decision was given.  it is now hinted that to ensure  The secretary-treasurer of the j a speedy settlement of the matter  branch is especially worthy of the i at the oncoming session of the  distinguished conduct medal. Ou j local legislature a special bill will  him largely- has devolved the work! be drafted for submission to the  of seeing to it   that   payments were j Imperial   Parliament   asking them  X^JCSjllCT. J. Ucftv IXXJ OUVJ-WTUCJ It  gathering in over   ������1900 of   a pro  Christmas is little more than three weeks distant.     Time the careful  housewife was getting busy with the  Christmas  Cake and Pudding  and "the  makings'* of the Mince Pies  We would like you to buy all your RAISINS, CURRANTS  PEELS, and such like as soon as possible.    The price will  be hicrh**r later on and the supplies will be scarcer.  Everything needed for your Yuietide cooking is here.     The quality  is right, and prices the closest  possible.     We invite inspection.  wofk viie past  much more than  thanks is due.  IIHSst-U   npjiiVV Iil   <*  VWll    BUC1I OS   ItTlU  has been with most of our people is  a meritorious achievement, indeed,  especially when it is remembered  that he lost no friends in accomplishing it and the work was done  at an expense of' but S12.00.  Compared with similar communities Creston made quite a creditable showing all round. God  knows we have too many cliques  and factions for the Valley's good,  but at least in this grand cause  these personal prejudices have been  forgotten and a quite generous  response has been made to the call  for funds to ensure that the dependents of soldiers shall live in comfort.     So mote it be.  to ratify the entire legislation passed by   the   late   government   since  General  A. SPE  Merchant  .O  creston  ll-ia..*  ���������a     g^i    *g      *|_ ���������  the least sign of wear and tear.  Life is sweet, but 125 years of it in  Cranbrook ! Pity Henry Wilson,  Jim Henderson, Jake Fink, Tom  Kay���������yes, and even Joe Jackson.  Mm  m  -mm i      ,   ������  .u arc ii  n.  tii. . i:   j. ne fjonoy  Oi  x U ���������    T   OilC  xiu-  wrno mews nweney  peria* Parliament has always been  to assist colonial parliaments and  legislatures when faced with legislative quandaries, and no difficulty  is expected on that score.  While such a move would legalize  certain legislation passed at the  last session���������after March 14���������  which the opposition argued was  not in BsG.'s best interests the  suggested move is a likely-looking  solution to a problem that many  people in this province do not even  semi-seriously appreciate.  Wise and Otherwise  Some fine day this week, or next,  the canvassers from the Creston  Branch of the Canadian Patriotic  Fund will be calling on you for a  renewal of your guarantee of funds  for this good cause. To save you  the trouble to enquiring of the  canvassers "Where does all this  money go ?" we will explain.  To the dependents of soldiers helow  the rank of sergeant the Government  pays a separation allowance of $20.00  per month and as a condition requires  the soldier to assign at least $15.00 per  month of hin pay. Assuming that the  soldier's dependents have only thin  monthly income of $85.00 the Patriotic  Fund supplements it hy allowances  ranging from $5.00 in 40.00 according  11> lhe si'/.e of  tin*   family,   its  state of  Kaslo Kootenaian: St. Mark's  church is rejoining in the ownership  of ii large and brand new queen heater, a donation made, by F.   E. Archer.  With the stove heated to  capacity, and Vicar Harrison  -holding forth on the future state,  it should be possible to convey to  even evildoers at Kaslo a fair  impression of what's awaiting them  in the world to come if they do not  mend their ways permanently.  On account of election misinformation supplied we bespeak a front  seat for Mayor Anderson.  Scientists tell us there is no  advance in 90 per cent, of the real  necessities of life. We need 90 per  cent air and water and 10 per cent,  of the solids to keep us ou earth.  So far water rates remain unchanged���������and Mayor Little informs  that the supply will be excellent if  we get the winter he has arranged  for. As for the air nothing quite  equals a little exercise at the end  of a snowshovel first thing in the  morning. And think how much  better the walking would be if  everybody did their bit in this  respect���������in the residential section  particularly.  -':.*������;:.;��������� ���������   ������������������'.'������������������;���������: *���������*.:���������. ���������'*   ������������������ -.������������������.:���������::���������'. ���������.;'::��������� ���������:; ' -ijfl lmG*&mV*3*+m%K3x  TRAPPERS- Oot-SSoreBfoaey"  IV {V-^'-r^'.N"-.'-^-.-'^-::1::.  tik-r,  i '. >- '.' '���������:  ^JSAs*nxsmsfSBe^SS^^i^SSS^S^^Sx^xa^^^^^������^ *S  SHlllf!  tov Ve-xd-it M-cakr at, "SV.^iv-is. V. usle Weasel, Miak. tvn.-c, Bsa-  %'������3J\ jfislier. aiid owcr tar if oarers catlestefl in your eecSSaa  CHIT TO:;3 TUA.3 r^lZiiJC'i' *o *'&UVmmTmZl:������rt tiie fartj������*st 1  5*.*Mise >*** tbe *-Vor*d dealing exclusively to NOtt'SH AMEIUCAH RAW SUBS g  n reliable���������rssponsibte���������safe Fur House with an unblemishedfcp- 5  litsticn exist'ng Tor "more than a third of a century," a long- s-ac- ������  cessful record of sending Far Si-dppars prcsjrt.S ATIS FACTORY 1  A ND PROFITABLE returns. Write for "tZiyt g������im6trt ������Sjipm."  the only reliable, accurate market report and price list pabl^hpd.  Writ������ for i(*-HOW-������Ts FREE  AP.  5?MtIFII?RT   *W   25-27 WEST AUSTIN AV&  .1 LiuMm.ik.'im ijiwi i  Bonner's Ferry Herald: Dick  Bevan. who is proprietor of the garage at Oreston, B.C.. passed through  Port Hill en   route  to  Bonners Perry  mission is on this demurrage matter  it would do well to arrange for a  little recipaocity in this connection,  so that parties vvho have to wait  twenty days for a car that should  come along in eight might be able  to collect for the dozen days unnecessary delay and inconvenience.  Some redress might also be arranged for shipments in less than carload lots that are slower than  Bowser's resignation in getting to  destination. Also a ruling might  be  made   to  ensure   a  heated  car  i*s 54 BSnMV  on business,    ivir.  Bevan  ������ expecting i       vi        t ]east once a week at ship-  to drain the Kootenav flats. I . ,  I points in the fruit helt���������as   well as  Under the head '.'Apple shipments  sot new record," the Nelson News  of Nov. 28 informs that "Cranbrook  has received 2150 cars since Nov.  I���������Kootenay total in   10,500 cars."  health and other conditions unvoting j J*-*<i*' s sc'iJ ������<>wi   *~*"0 cunt   wzt.i   un  its needs   average of   700   boxes   to tho   car  The rates on which the allowances  in this district are at present based  ;iie iik follows:  Childless wives $10.00; wives who  are mothers .$17.50 and an addition for  each child up lo the maximum of  $40.00 as follows: Child over 10 years  $7.f*0, child between 5 and 10 years  91.HO, child under 5 yean?, $8.00. No  allowances are made for children of'  15 vr*ai*H or fiver. i  Ajax defying the lightning, ori  Atlas carrying the world on his  back, or even Sampson with his  record of slaying a thousand and  one Philistines with the jawbone of  an ass have very little on Dick if  he can handle this little chore the  Herald has so confidently handed  him. By way of extra security  during the high water months it  might be well to havo Dick, seated  in his Ford chassis, do the King  Canute "thus far and no further"  if   need   be.    With   .a   couple   of  one to discourage brakemen from  ! attempting to set up records for  j distance .and damage in the matter  ol!     handling     freight   shipments  generally.  would work out tit 1,505,000 boxes.  and say an   average   of 100   apples  to   the  box   would    figure   up   to  150,000,000 apples.    And assuming  that     Cranbrook's    population   is  3000  thin   would   mean  that   the  dealers   have   stocked   up   to   tho  These are maximum  rates and   ate  extent of   50,000   apples   for overy  further-subject to a   maximum  allow  unci-of $40.00 for any one   family   rv-  tfardlc.HH of it.n ni'/.t".  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  gr*Taff*ff������yt "TTf^osghlles  Editob Riovibw:  Silt,���������Permit nie a iinul word in this  trusty batmen   ho   should   he  able   -'Ferry    Troubles"    controversy.   In  to oil'set some of the expense by  bagging a few Mallards, an  occasional wavey, and now and  then a five-prong buck.  AdowanceH are based on the hh-  Mumption that $;.r>.(N) per month iH the  ���������'ib* income.  Vou will   inadil.V    agree,    we  sure,   that   the   allowances   an  no means  princely in   these days of  high omhJ.h of  living -and   very far  from adequate  the i-imU the  taking.  !      .!;.'.���������  Valloy  or;, |  ' Ye'.ton  ������������������_..,.������.     I.  nhouhl  Ostensibly to speed up the unloading of oars and thus, to some  extent, solve tho car shortage the  C.P.R. and other Canadian railways nvn applying to tho railway  commission for authority to raise  tho demurrage charge from $1 to  p\ per day. To observant Creston-  ites this car shortage iH a bit of a  conundrum. For at least a wook  now a couple of dozen likoly-looking  empty bo.v cum )tuv(- been stn.ndin;**  on the siding in Creston yard with  little or no business in sight to  load even one-quartor of thoni. ff  the same congestion exists at  other light shipping (and non-  long life for citizens like even .lohn ; divisional) points a suspecting  ",r" Vi*'.".    '"'���������U'*';'!   Hviilh   *'">t"'**b '"  ������'������������   lu������n������* i noblie imiv Me������. llu������ wliv and whoro-  .1 .   ���������    ���������     r;  ������������������.,������������������������������������,, i  .  readily | thai  family bibles  lust   very   much '��������� fort*    of   the   '"Mhortago"    and    the  man, woman and child in tho town.  On the assumption ''that an apple  a day keep.", the doctor away" our  fiyniputliy goes out to Drs. Green  at*.* j ami jVu-lviuuou, *jc.iLLu:-M io puy  by Co.,, nnd the undertakers. At  that rale of consuming this fruit  all   tin; inhabitants   are   good  for  when one considers J another 125  years���������and   moro if it  M.ldioi-    husband   is   in all the Crcatou product.     This is  i  your last issue Mr. Hurry indirectly,  of course, confirms the fear I expressed in my first letter, via., that the  short life of the cable is due to poor  cure being given it, due possibly to  indefinite instructions having been  glvon the gentleman on the care of  the cable.  Mr. Hurry advises that the trouble  is due to rust, principally, and goes on  fo say that "If Old Timer can recommend anything to prolong tho Hie of  cable he will confer a favor on the  people of tho province."  On this latter point I again ussiifo  the ferryman that If ho will treat tlio  cable to liberal doscH of black oil and  frequf.nl coatings of tair the lifo of tho  cable will be lengthened many years.  This applies with particular force to  flu* rTooteTV.iy ferry v.'fieve wwli of  the cable Is under water practically all  night and most of many days when  traffic is light.  From some little knowledge as to  cables I would eiitimnto that the  province ban invented $500,00 in the  cable Mr. Hurry hi tn charge of. To  spend this amount ������v<n*y 'nine months  .   . , m       i ., , ,   ������  on a- iiiuiii'   <<u.i<>  \������.i.j.  ���������������/......JH.J.J/H. ....t.  I and attention Hhould   hist  three years  Editor Review-.  Sib,���������It is rumored around town  and district that at the last meeting  of the local Liberal executive a resolution was passed restricting the membership of the whole local association  to the present roll of seventeen  members.  John Keen, M.P.P., received about  one hundred votes in the Valley.  Surely the other-eighty seven supporters are entitled to some consideia-  tion?  By votiugfor Keen we thought we  were downing "Bowserism" and  smashing the machine. Now we find  a local machine in operation that  would make Kaiser Bill green with  enyy. Perhaps it may be that after  the recommendations for appoint  ments are in Victoria, and the present  officers have re-elected themselves,  the other eighty seven may be permitted to say they are Liberals.  Creston  Deo. 4th.    Keen Suppobteh.  pledge the 51*11500   iX\n4.A,xd   (A   I.hiu , longer than   that   in   miany   < Van-! oounequent excellent   exouno for in- | ',< ,\ matter of vital concern to many of  '���������ornrnuml.v  M  ;t ii \  v*/(  It     1  mv.  to   brook hotaieholds without    showing   ej-eaned   charge!'..     While   the miih-   my readers, 1 fane*-;.  Om> Timicu.  At Golden bush laborers are getting  as high as $3 a day, with board at 00  cents.  Kaslo Oddfellows are initiating new  members at almost all their st-ssions  just cow.  The mid-November cold dip froze at  least four " carloads of apples at  Okanagan points.  Winter has come to stay at Kaslo.  The King George Hotel has put on its  storm doors nnd windows.  Judge Forin of Nelson hits been on  tho job 20 years���������two yoai-H longer  than any other B.C. judge.  Employees of the Staples Lumber  Oo at Wycllife paid In over $5000 to  the Patriotic Fund hist year.  The farmers public market at Grand  Forks is re-opening for thc winter.  It will bo held on Wednesdays.  Tho Herald estimates that that town  had at leant 200 persons laid up with  iagrippe the latter' part of November.  T*Vi'*;ir' Prr-e Pvr-f.:' :':vv*^ the hn!*.iv.ef'^  houses in that oity havo hardly a three-  weeks' coal supply ahead and a strike  now on.  P. O. Kanktn wants the position of  official billposter at. Itevelntolce. He  has invested $H00 in an outfit of bill-  hoards.  lev.- I*  ----- ^    ��������� ��������� ���������  their  m, ,T.rj.v  fo (inance their ('hri������tmas dinner.  Turkey is now .Hi cents a pound, and  geese as high as 25 cents.  '���������'6r'-'l"r���������������  Mitel  ���������Wfl  3r-WW"'S**������","(������f 'M'">*<  n ^.rf������������#Wiit^fej^i������4',*'--vJ.''.-'.^ " wi    ;   :���������".''i;'���������     .'"���������'-'    '.'  iyjV'Ji'3'"SiW^A*������ i.w-^ i-t 'tiU*j >���������*,'.''!'���������������������������''*".' ,*.-'-, .-7T.Tv.,_"-; '.,���������_"':-V;,y"'", ���������'������������������V "���������i������V:v^'t^.j.T^-������'..->J^'.'jl^''.i/-"..'-i-T >.-..-.iJTjiar  ,.,;,0' v.*"r^f, ,  m******mz*Ummm*t  iitif  CHRISTMAS  GREETING  CARDS  An inexpensive way of remembering all your  friends at Sfuieitide.  Thirty different samples'to choose from.  Printed any particular way you desire.  $1 per dozen arid up  which includes printing and envelopes for  mailing. We will be pleased to show you the  samples.    Christmas is but a few weeks off.  THE CRESTON  REVIEW  Nothing quite equals home cooking, of course. But  your supply is bound to run low, usually about the time  some unexpected company happens along.  *v\jrtrt|    .*-������. s% r* o c*v  i'or just such occasions, or to have a change for a  I occasionally, nothing is quite so satisfying and satisfactory as some of our lines of Biscuits. We mention a  few.    Brand new stock just in this week :  pgwfrsatf* I *.v><gm-2a fro a   afr  m.   ^*'*,m,ta^mm-     <<^a %,���������������*������������������������������     &*���������*.  ollc Id*      .     ^  Shortbread 30c lb.  Jn a.v*ur*ytT  M,   %J*U.M.%*tjr  '25c lb.  JI?AAA>&U  30c Ib.  For the children's school Inn ch, or between meals, we  recommend SCHOOL BISCUITS, 2 lbs. ior 35c.  With a little butter on them they never fail "to  touch the spot." :  HONEY^-The pure, real-flavor, Creston variety 35c. the  pound in glass jars, or $125 for a 5-pound pail.  rank  General Store  e  ackson  Phone81  Creston  mull  -X********    mmm.    .***.   **\% m**-.  I     Zm.tm.'mmm*, ~^J f^ ^ J        ^A^   L I  irmismr, Lsv-ary anu reeu diaoies  Sleighs and Cutters.      Team Sleighs  Single and Double Harness and Supplies  Several  Sets  of Second-Hand  Harness  I  Coal and Wood For Sale.  He  S* MgGREATH  Phone B6  Sirdar Ave.  Creston  iMiiHaH  Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co. of  Canada, Limited  OFFICE.   SMELTING   AND   REFINING   DEPARTMENT  TRAIL. ~      -      - BRITISH COLUMBIA  SMELTERS AND REFiNERS  i=Lrh���������CfHASERS OF  GOLD,  SILVER,  OOPPER AND LEAD  ORES  TRAIL BRAND PIG LEAD.  BLUESTONE AND SPELTER  TER I  ������������������MMM  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  mm^**1****m**^tm^ Iii..  SIR EDMUND WALKER, CAV.O., LL.D. D.C.L.. r.c-..ac.U  JOHN AIRD. General Manuuer. II. '"'  P. JONl.S. Ahb'i Gtncrul Mummc  CAPITAL, $15,000,000     RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000  BANKING  BY  MAIL  Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank  of Commerce to bc operated by mail, and will receive the same  careful attention as is tfiven to all other departments of the Bank's  business.   Money may be deposited or withdrawn- in this way as  ....  .;.  :.   .���������.���������..:!.,   m, ,.   I...   ..   .......������,%...- 1   ..t.-t������.   jj .    ii. -    i>   ..i.       ��������� -������������������������������������  ...jujjukwjjj;    ������..������   xtjf    mm   i^mfXv+s.txxM.    KMt    x\*    Hit    JAIHIV. *-'<'*'  0. G. BENNK'IT  VTanagor Creston Branch  The fcaxesTin Trail thisyiear amounted to $i7;i64.  Construction has started on a new  $4000 hospital at Nakusp.  Golden Anglican ladies made $150  at their annual bazaar last week.  Nelson is facing a very serious fuel  shortage���������both in coal and wood.  Grand Forks creamery is now paying 44 cents a pound for butter fat.  Truly living is high at Phoenix.  Fresh eggs are now $1   a dozen there.'  Cranbrook is only paying its high  school- principal $125 a month this:  year.  Kasic council has just made the  town fire brigade its annual grant of  $300.  P. V. Stevens of Bull Riyer has  purchased the Kootenay Hotel at  Moyie.  The Kootenaian says lumber- imports into Kaslo show a steady  increase.  Fernie's three-months old weekly  paper, The Mail, has gone out of  business.  Owing to leaky pipes Cranbrook is  having tronhle with it-s waterworks  system.  Salmo had a $1200 fire on Monday  last. The biggest loss was foiw head  of horses.  Grand Forks is shipping some  potatoes, The price there is aro nnd  $28 a ton.  A. C. Bowness has just erected a  new $2000 barn on his ranch at  Wycliffe.  f^-va-nr.    -fyrwdn*    ia      ������4'!-f<v>'-<*    cwv******   n.4r   $#-**.  ���������*-m m, C*i.������v������    -*.* -J.rj.AO      ������.U        f^V-TL-Ul *-*(������*      OWI*JO   VJ,     1UO  coal supply from mines in the state of  Wyoming.  Nelson promised $17,000 to the  Patriotic Fund and has paid in $17,-  044 to date.  Kaslo gives a lapel button to every  every citizen vvho contributes to the  Patriotic Fund.  Two Fort Steele citizens last week  responded to the call for recruits for  the British navy...  The English Church .Ladies at Cranbrook made 8848 at their annual  bazaar last week.  -Fernie Free Press: Gorrie Bros, returned yesterday from a hunting trip  witfi six fine deer  Trail's night school opened on Tuesday last with an attendance of 75  pupils���������add more to come.  Grand Forks steam laundry has had  to quit business. The machinery is  being shipped to Spokane.  Eleven new residences and several  less pretentions cabins have heen  built at Silverton this year.  Grand Forks Methodists are prospering. The church is now outfitted  with pews in place of chairs.  Honors are coming John Keen's  way. He has been elected honorary  president of Kaslo hockey club.  Coyotes are unusually numerous at  Penticton this season and chicken  roasts are suffering accordingly.  Kaslo Wotnens Institute is spending  $15' a mouth to help keep threo  prisoners of war detained in Germany.  Telephone business at Trail has increased 55 per cent, since the first of  the year. At Kaslo it 31 per cent,  better.  Cranbrook  district   paid $17,500 to  the Patriotic Fund for   tho year  just  closed���������08  per    cent,    of the   total  promised.  The steam laundry at Cranbrook  has gone ont of business. The  Chinese wash houses were too cheap  to compote with.  Thero aro only two pupils at Mirror  Lake school, yet that ooal of learning  contributed $12 to the recent Belgian  children's rolief fund.  A $250,000 company hai inst; boon  formed to develop electric power at  Kootenay fulls on Kootenay River, 510  miles cast of Bonner.i Ferry.  Two othor citizens besides the president and secretary turned ont for  the annual meeting of Cranbrook'tt  agricultural society laat Wodnosday.  Golden citizens are now only raising  iiiiji *t, iJiJ.iij'H to I'dy ������*���������*������������������ HM'tHii, lignting.  (UnloHH  $27 Ih forthcoming the light  ' company   will    rut   off   the   electric  I supply.  November inland revenue receipts  at Fernie were $300 better than the  best previous month in the town's  history���������largely due to the heavy  liquor shipments to Alberta. :.  An increase of 50 per cent, is to be  made in the capacity of the electrolytic copper refinery of the Consolidated Mining and Smelting company,  according to a report from Trail.  Ledge: The other day, between  Greenwood and Grand Forks, an auto  struck and killed a deer. In the  Boundary autos frequently run into  bunches of deer standing on the road.  An investigation into the recent  escape of half a dozen interns at.  Morrissey showed that the guards did;  not think they had authority to  shoot in case of a prisoner trying to  make his escape.  Free Press: Miss Sutherland, the  Deaconness who spent several winters  in Fernie administering to the needs  of the sick and and afflicted, arrived  in town this week from Greenwood  and will resume her work here.  Kaslo Kootenaian: Hopes  winter may not be as bad as  out to be are held out by the  half a dozen or more robins  served roosting around on  few days ago. Ordinarily at  of the year the red-breasts  departed for more salnbi-ious  that the  it started,  fact that  were ob-  the hill a  this time  have all  climes.  those who,^  limited available' ^ovph-\y.biie iandsy  Mr. Sloan, the mines ininistei*, lis  almost a Bruce old boy, too.. He hails  from Wingham, .which, though; in  Huron, is 'very close to the Bruce  boundary, and but a few miles froni  Lucknow the'boyhood town of M. A.  Macdonald. The fact that the subject  of our sketch was able to beat John  Keen to the mines portfolio shows the  Sloan's have -.not lost their, old time  cunning. An uncle of the B.C. Sloan,  who ran as provincial Liberal candidate in West Huron in the early  nineties had the reputation of being  the only Grit Orangeman in all the  county at that time. .  Messrs. Smith and Oliver giye the  lmprial touch to the administration,  both being England-born, but they  have been in the country long enough  to know that things cannot be run  here quite the same as they are oyer  'ome. Mr. Oliver, .has oversight of  railways as well as agriculture���������which  will surely he sufficient excuse for hiin.  to discard his familiar black bag for  something' moie in consonance with  his improved position. Now that he  is at the head of the department  travelling a la weed inspector Shannon  will never do���������in TVesfc iKootena-v  ���������'With John Keetv elected -speaker  the administration will be all to the  mustard, with no yellow streaks,  showing nowhere'" to quote Dave  Learmonth.  BRUCE SAVES BREWSTER  The province is safe; at least tolerably so. While there are no native  sons���������Sir Richard McBride's foremost  qualification���������of high destiny, or  otherwise, in the aggregation, the  day is saved, due to the presence of a  native of Bruce Oouutv in Ontario 'or  Ontario in Bruce County, as you  prefer), and one other gentleman who  hails originally from Prince Edward  Island.  With these sheet anchors on the  ship of state's manifest what matters  it that the other six gentlemen who  make up the crew come from New  Brunswick t\v-.* of them; from England  yet another two ; and the remaining  couple from Huron and Oxford counties respectively, also in Ontario.  Firstly, and to begin with Premier  Brewster is a New Bi-unswicker,  which doubtless accounts, for the i������no  patronage" plank in his platform,, for  it is common knowledge that, in that  province about half the people have  goyernment jobs and the other half  want them. Even a childhood spent  in such an atmosphere would turn  any evenly-balanced public man to the  verv reverse condition.  Dr. King, the other New Bruns-  wicker. who in previous sessions of  the legislature demonstrated that the  fish diet of Iris native province helped  some in supplying gray matter of the  political sort. Of course the doctor  comes by his Liberalism honestly.  Ihey do say that his father, Senator  King so far forgot himself on one  occasion while at Baptist meetin' in  Cranbrook as to vigorously applaud  when the pastor made some complimentary reference to Sir Wif red  Laurier in a learned but otherwise  arid address.  The saviours, aforesaid, of the administration, are M. A. Macdonald,  who confesses to seeing the light of  day at Lucknow, Bruce county, and  Dr, MacLean vvho spent his childhood  days on "the island." Every cabinet  has to have its bad un, and it looks as  if Mr. Macdonald will have to be the  goat for the prosont outfit. Should he  be found Hying up to this reputation  no blame can attach to hits "hringin'R  up," however as his parents came  direct from Scotland to settle in that  part of Western Ontario famod for  tossing the caber and othor Caledonian games.  Undoubtedly Dr, MacLean, who is  in charge of tho schools of the province,  will be long on tho highor education,  lie jnut can't help but be, M>uiug that  he taught for some years at Bossland,  which hae an elevation of some 5000  feet more or lona.  l������Ir. Pattullo would .'-com specially  adapted for tho lands department. Ho  was born   in Zorra, Oxford   county.  And bo It known  that Zorra   was tho  horttc oft.h(,:.r. i.tj,������'<!y ^lom-i.-r.-. who in  tho troublous early days of Canadian  history, when Ken Ian raidu   threatened   and   actual���������woro  common   talk,  never wavered lu  their intention  of  and ability to defend their hearth and  home.   Though  admitting  the rebels  might, capture Montreal,  Toronto and  j even   WoodatooU,    "they'll    no    ink  /tuvrii.'    ii ivir. k-*fttuii|o luui inherited  the Iliuidti Off characteristic!' of IiIh  j foreboaru tiuoh principled nhould prove  1 mighty .'���������erviecuble in keeping  at bay  WAREHOUSE FOE, SALE  To responsible shippers in  Creston and Erickson districts  niy Erickson warehouse is for  sale. Apply for terms, etc.,  to A. LINDLEY, Box 65,  Coleman, Alta.  GKT   YOUF  Plumbing, Tinning enn  General Repair Worv  Done   by  W. B. Embree  Ti e ** .usTjiciiinj  of  work    wen  done  !i  ������������������������������������< ��������� ui ��������� .���������i;,:rHr th-* price-tp foreofc*en  fi  DEALER IN  High Glass Boots and Shoes  Saddle and Harness"  Repairing a Speciatly  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, tho Yukon Territory, theNorth-  Weflt Territories and in a portion of  the Provinceof British Columbia, may  be leased for a term of twenty-one  years renewal for a further lerm of  21 yeai-B at an annual rental of $1 an  aero. Not morethan 2.500 acres will  be leased to one applicant.  Application foi n lea������e uiiiMt he mud'*  by tlio applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district in which  fcho rights applied for aro situated.  In surveyed territory the land must,  ho described by sections, or legal subdivisions oj sections, and iu unsurvoy-  od territory tho tract applied for shall  bo staked out by tho applicant himself  Each application must bo accompanied by a foe of $5 which will be refunded if the vighta applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty  shall bo paid on tho merchantable output of tho mino at tho rato of five contt-  por ton.  The person operating tho mine shall  furnish tho Agent with sworn returns  accounting for tho full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thoroon. If tho coal mininc  H*������htM iiv������> not Ivii'i* operated, ������-.ncli  returns should bo furnished at. least  iiiii'i' a year.  The lease will include the coal mining rights only, roHolntlod by Chap.  27 of 1-5-George V. ansontod to 12tl������  .lime. J011.  For full Information application  should bo made to tho Boerofcory of the  Department of lho Interior, Ottawa,  or  to  any  agent    or  Hub-Agent   of  I |j|������.������i������.!j>..   I ...v.jlj,  \V. W. COItY, Deputy MiniNterof  the Interior.  j N.H.  -Unauthorized publication of thb  .i.Ive, l.'������.<ii)������.i,|, will not bo paid for.  A&������0t  '���������������������������������������������i'-fAvSiii  -"J-i*1-"!  if:**i-������j'l  ������������������!'*<��������� a'0V&%I  ���������  -~~.'?������p&!:-������  '"���������'''."���������.������������������Wvvv'^l  ppim  i  n  I* i  MTj SCHB ������EYIKWA CKBSTO^ B. ������.  m  ������������������.������������������#-/  ���������I'.  **$ mmim  Baby Afflicted with Eczc  Dr* Chasers Ointment Cured  Mansions of "Meerschaum  ���������ine  tamiiy Doctor lTiea in Vain to Heal the Sores-  Another Tribute to This Great Healing Ointment  It may be interesting to note that  Dr. Chase's Ointment was originally  compounded to cure a case oi eczema  on a child. The disease had sp.ead  almost over the entire body and defied all the regular treatments . for  such troubles The docioi was perplexed, but finally tilt on thc formula  of Dr. Chase's Ointment, and. as  many say, "it worked like a charm,"  healing up the nasty sores and leaving .the  skin   soi't  and  smooth.  That was a good many years ;iro,  and since then many thousands of  eases of eczema, both :n children and  adults, have been cured, until today  Dr. Chase's Ointment is recognized  as the standard cure for itching skii.  diseases.  Mrs. Geo. McNair. River Charles.  N.B., writes as follows: "We use Or.  Chase's Ointment in our home, and  would no: wish t'ot anything better  for cuts, burns and bruises A few  years     ago  a   friend     oi   mine   whose  baby was terribly afflicted with eczema, had her child treated by their  own family physician, bin the lit 1*0  one got no bctTer I'hev tried several  remedies, but thev all proved uscle*.s  m tins case. Upon the advice ot a  neighbor, ihey goi Dr Chase's Omi  ment. and before the tit si box was  used  the  child   w:i*>   completely   cured.  "5  car. also recommend   Pi    Chase's  Nerve   Food   to   Millcrun;   tneiuls   ..ho  1   know   ������.vill  be rI.uI  to  learn  ol   some  thins to relieve their   ncnous itouble  Yon   have   mv   permission   to   use   this  letter   foi   the  benefit   ol   others."  So soojliin*.', .ind tscalitiR is Or  Chase's Ointment Hut rebel trom  itching and burning i-ouies. almost as  soon as the ointment ������s applied The  sores are cleaned bv lhe ad ion ol this,  treatment, and the piocess oi liealim:  is MJOii bcRtm Bv peisisleni use of  the omniier.: (.ure is eflc.u-d t������0  cents a box. all dealers. 01 l-'diu.ui-  soti.  Bates & Co.,   ltd.. Toronto.  The  AdvertL-nng Sense ol  the  Hen  A   hen     *.>   no1-     supposed     to   have  much   sense   or    tact,   yet   every   time  she la> s an rj;v; she cackle*:, -ci thc-  iact. A roostei Imsu'i ������01 a lot ol  intellect to show, but none the less  tnos'-   roosters  have  go*   sense enough  fill     41C     tiSlI  I oid Ni^rilichtle. 1:1 one oi hi-s  Icier** iron*, ihe trout. desi.Tihe������������  aomr o! the ir.mo: works of lhe great  ;iim\     now    ozx    the    tield One   de  pa; t men!    caie-.    tu:    thc   property    ot  liie   dead   >oKiiei> This   i>   sent      in  unpretentious    Houses 01    This Material to Be Found in Spain  Even the most aesthetically inclined of our American millionaires  would hardly consider the luxiivv of  living in .- palace built of meerschaum  as within the ranyc of their forluucs.  vet there are many unpretentious  houses ol ihi������ material in tlu- Spanish town ot Vallecas, near Madrid,  where   a  coarse   variety   of   tin-*   sub-  'stance is to be found. On the other  hand, the Moroccans, just across tiie  Straits of Gibraltar, find lhat still an-  othei variety of meerschaum lathers  freely and thev use it, perhaps sparingly, as a substitute for soap  Chips and sawdust ol the meerschaum pipe lactones make an excellent cleaning powder for rciuovmR  stains from costly fabrics. An interior pipe is also made Irom these  scraps, the iruRir.e-nts being bound  together with some solution and then  molded  into   blocks.  Meerschaum     is   lound     tn   Greece  {and in 111 nbsehitx. Moravia, as well  as in Asia Minor, aud to a limited  extent m l-'cuusvlvania. South Carolina and in the upper Gila valley, near  Silver Lake,��������� N M. Stone. New  Yoik  Grand Comolexion Inrorover!  n.XX  __        T! P~~*~x*mi.l*.i.  ���������OeiUS   llldll i.U&U!CUCS  yf+Vw5*  INSURANCE    I    B BSTPT.       COMPANY  AN F.XCLUSI VELY CANADIAN COMPANY  ESTABLISHED 1890  Exceisior Policies Are  Money Makers  to en.  Bu!   man.  the greatest   mas   j large bundle.-, trom the  field, and each  terpiece tlia  Otter,  stop  advertise.  -attire  could  devise  :d   lie*>stale     bctoir  ST  V1T1K SUNfF  CAN B������ EAsILY CURED  will ' individual    paieel    tuiallv    ->cnt    to    its  he'll ; propei      destination "1      watched,"  '��������� savs    Lord    Noithchflc.   "lhe   opening  J of one such ru! h elu   paicel during the  i'ir..'.!   cb.eckit-.g L   contained   a   tew  pence, a pipe, a s>hoio ol wife and  'b.t:n\  a  trench   nng   made of   the  alu  minium   oi    an    enemy    fuze,   a   small  diarv.   and   a   pouch        It    was   all   the  man   had"  A   Tonic   for    the    Biood    und  Nerves   With   Rest   All  Thai  Is  Needed  Many a child  Ward,   has   been  has been  called  av.k-  punished   in   school;  r_ ..    ....    j  ,.    ..:n    ...     i...    .i.���������  '.  1UI     IK'J     rvt-tpJtJji     :>jjjj    wj      iv.     u.uj.|J.".-.  things, when iin- trouble was really ;  St. Vitus dance Th!:. trouble may j  appeal at any aRC. bui i*������ must often!  met between the urc-3 oi six and ���������  fourteen. The   mos!   frequent   cause 1  of the disrate is pooi blood; aRRra  vate',1 bv imloos contitieuu-nl, 01 men j  tal strain at school. Cndri these'  conditions the blood tails lo carry j  xiourishuicnr to the nerves and the |  child lx-Riu>  itiiitteiiiiou  Comfort fox tin? Dyspeptic.���������There  is no ailment so harassing and ex-  haustinR as dyspepsia, whicli arises  from defective action of the stomach  and live:, mid lhc victim of il is to  hr pitied Yet he can find ready relies in Parmelee's Vegetable Pills, a  preparation thai has established itself  by vears of effective use There arc  pills that are widely advertised as the  greatest cvei compounded, but Hot  one oi them can rank iu value with  I Parniclec's.  When it's 30 casv to bang* back  the bloom ol youth to faded cheeks,  when skm disfigurements can be removed, isn't n foolish to plastei on  cosmetics f  Oo to the root of the trouble���������remove the cause���������correct the condition that keeps you from looking as  you ought Use Dr Hamilton's Pills  and very soon you'll have a complex  ion to be proud of How much hap-  piei vou'H feel���������pimples gone, cheeks  rosy again, eyes bright, spirits good,  joyous health again returned. Never  a failure with Dr Hamilton's Pills,  get a 25c  box  today.  James Richardson & Sons, Limited  GRAIN  MERCHANTS  Western Offices       -        -        Winnipeg, Calgary, Saskatoon  Specialists in the handling of farmers' shipments. Write, wire  or   'phone   our  nearest   office   fo/* quotations or information.  Bill  your  cars   "NOTIFY   JAMES   RICHARDSON    &   SONS,  1.1 MITEt:V'  to insure careful checking of grades.    Liberal advances  on bills of lading.    Quick adjustments    guaranteed    accompanied by  Government   Certificates   of  grade and  weight.  You will profit by Sending us Samples and Obtnmine onr Advice as to Best  L>s<itiuntion before Shipping Your Grain, particularly Barley. Oats and Rye.  LICENSED AND  BONDED  Established 1857  *i:.  ANOALL,  ELIABLE  RAIN  ITGHELL,  ERCHANTS  470 Grain Exchange  WE GET RESULTS THAT SATISFY.  s a  11  Write for market information.  ���������M������������������M���������^���������������������������BMJJJMII Jl���������I IJ HIM������������������  NNEAPOLIS      WINNIPEG  DULUTh  Weary   Variety   Agent:   And   what's  youi   particular   claim   to originality?  to  show   Ustir^ness and1     Artist.  I'm  the only  comedian   who  Tlu-n     ii   becomes   rest-j h*1-**  so   far   refrained  from  addressing  less  uiscles and  and  twitching ot  tiic-  jrrkitiRs oi  iiir huib** and body  foiiOw.  A  remedy   that   cures   St.   Vitus  dance  and   cures  ii   ������>n  thoroughly     that   no  trace ol   the  disease     remains     is   Hr.  Williams      I'niU      I'ills.   wliich   renew  thc  blood,  thus  leedmg  .intl strength  ening the staived  nerves     Tins is thc  only   way   to   cure   the   trouble.     and  parents   should   lose   no   tune   in   giving   this   tieaimenl      il      their      child  seems ueivous oi   irritable.  .Mrs   Win.  A.   Squires.   C'aiiiiiiigiou,     Out.,   says:  "My    only    daughter,   now       fourteen  years of age, was tioubled lor several  years  wiih   St    Vitus dance.    She  was  SO   bill!   i hat   at   limes   she   would   lose  control ol  hei   limbs and liej   lace and  eyes   would   be   contorted       We   had  medical   advice   and   medicine,   but   it  did not  help hei      In lati  we thought  the   tiouhle   growing   woisc.  and   fin  ally   we had   to  take  hei   ftotn school  About   a   year   ago   we   began   giving  hei   Oi    Williams'   I'inlt   Pills, and  by  the lime she had  taken  live boxes slie  was  completely   cured,  and  is   now   a  fine, healthy tfitl      1   hriuly believe  wc  owe   this  to   Di    Williams'   1'inU   Pills  and   aie   very   gtalHul   loi   her   restoration   to   perfect   health"  You can get these pills from any  dealer in medicine or by mail at 50  cents a box- tu sis boxes foi $J.S()  from The Di Williams Medicine Co..  Broc-'ville,   Out  Education   Progress  Forty-three new school districts  wen* established in the province- of  Alberta during the past thiee months.  There ,ne now upwards of A,M)i)  ochw..'.. d\'.::'.:'... ui 'he 'iu.vu.ee. org  aui/ed .n i Hiding in the density ol the  population, but none moie than five  miles  iu  lenglh  and  hteudth  the orchestra  as "you  in  thc  tiench."  ��������� .1   rtnilr-irt     Pimrh  World's Record Wheat Crop  In view of the various claims of  world's record wheat crops for large  areas, the Crowfoot Farming Company ol Crowfoot. Alberta, submit a  sworn statement of their results for  thc yeai 1������15. which probably surpass  all properly authenticated claims  from othei sources From 1,35b acres  the Crowfoot Farming Company received an average yield of 51 bushels.  5b 1-3 pounds, per acre ol numbci one  spring wheat. by actual selling  weight. 400 acres of wheat averaged  50 \-2 bushels per acre. These records were established in the Canadian Pacific Railway Irrigation Block  in Southern Alberta.  Minard's    Liniment  ralgia.  Relieves     Neu-  "What do vou think of this extra  hour  of daylight  scheme?"  "What I'm for ������s more moonlight."  declared the romantic girl. ��������� Louisville  Courier-Journal.  Catarrh Cannot Be Cured  .-.i-.b LOCAL A.IM'LIGATIONS, as ihey  .aiiuot reach the sciil ol the disease. Catarrh  Is a local disease, tfrcatly influenced by ..on-  ���������Uit-ttttoiial coiidmons. and in order lo cur? it  vou ijiti.st t*ik������ ..n .utcrnii. reniccy. .^a.. s  Catarrh Cure is taken internally and acta  lliro-.ujh thc blood on the mucous surfaces  i\ llic system Hall's* Catarrh Cure wan pre-  :cribcd by one ol lhe best physicians in this  i-ounlrv fot veiira. It is composed ot some  Ol the best tonics known, combined with  Some ol the best blood punliers. Thc per.  fed combination ol the iMRiedieuts in Hall's  Catarrh Cure is what produces such wonderful results iu catarrhal conditions. Scud tor  testimonial*. Irec  V.   J.   CHKNISY   &   CO..   Props..  Toledo.  O.  All   Uiuiibi-jI*),   75c.  Hall's   l-'amitv   I'ills  tor   ron.stipation.  E HEADACHES  WITHOUT DOS  TuberculosisjUnong Troops]   ARLINGTON  It's Sound  "The account of this bailie lias a  menu   sound "  "Whai   do  you   mean?"  "It says ihr well-seasoned troops  were mustered out and then peppered   Willi   shot" ��������� Baltimore   American.  By    Applying    Sloan's   Liniment    to  Forehead You Can Stop  the Severe Pains  Many headaches are of a neuralgic  origin The symptoms ot such headaches are intense and lingering pains  in ihe brow, temples or bad* of the  head  There is one certain rebel that has  been known and recommended for  years back, Sloan's Liniment One  application and the dull pain is practically Rone. lt is easily^pphed  without rubbing. Rubbing is unnecessary, as Sloan's Liniment quickly  penetrates  to  the  seat   ol   trouble  Aching muscles, rheumatism, bruises, lumbago, chilblains, sprains and  stifl neck can also be most effectively  treated with Sloan's Liniment.  Cleaner than mussy plasters oi ointments, it docs not stain tiie skm or  clop, tiie  pores.  Ai all dniB stoics. 25c. 50c. $1.00.  More  Soldiers  Develop  Tuberculosis  in Canada Than Overseas  Col. Thompson, ol the Yukon, vvho  is in charge ol the convalcsccnf"hos  pitals for soldiers in Canada, made  the interesting statement, bearing out  a previous report, that more Canadian  soldiers developed tuberculosis in  Canada than in England oi at die  front Vie said the ratio was r>0 lo  40.  Col. Thompson gives, ns the reason  lor this that tuberculosis in its incipient stage is very difficult io diagnose  and recruits who have a tendency to  tubercitloi trouble olten develop it  with the change iu mode ol hie. The  change to barrack hie frequently hastens the development ol tuberculosis  in these men  WATERPROOF COLLARS AND CU**������������**S  Something better that linen and hta Uundrj  bills Wash it with soup and tvafrt Al  stores or direct. State style wnd wite Va  25c   wc will mail vou  THB ARLINGTON COMPANf  ������P  CAN AD j*.. Limited  fiS Fraoer A*ea*t, Toronto. Ontaurt*  "Made in Canada*  Best for Quality, Style  anu V'riiuc. dtwuaii-  fur   all  clinutlcs.  The Knnnd ol  All Su.l.***rcrs.��������� Like  to "the shadow oi a rock in a weary  land" is Oi Thomas' Kclcetru Oil  to all iliose vvho sulTei pain ll holds  out hope lo everyone and realizes il  by ������������������lilling MifTcring rvrrywhrre '���������  is .i liiiiiiirui that has ihe blessings oi  hall a (onlmeni It is on sale eve.*y  when* and can be found wherever  enquired   for  ; Tha Last (iieat West  i     Northern   British     Columbia  is  the  last   gtcai   undeveloped  vvesl      I'.verv  vvlirrc" else in  lhe  United  Stales    ami  Canada     settlement     has     proceeded  liipidly.   hul   a;,   vet,   iu   lhc   uoil'h   ol  I liis province tin* newcomer has hard  Iv*  made  a  place   loi   hiuiftrlf     Those  vvho know piedici that the "last ureal  west"  will lie  the gicaleM  ol  all;    its  a-.',nculiutat possibilities will t.ive it ii  lhc course of lime a development that  is not  now even guessed ai,    IUH thai  developuieni    will   hav'e   to   hr   guided  and  aided  by   judicious  (lovn tutu ulal  j ���������,.',(.r. J.j In ;'.       \.J<I<<   liVi-l     \k..JI.(l  Many inothets have reason to bless  Mother Grave*-' Worm Exiernunalor,  because ii lias relieved the little ones  ol  suffering and made them  healthy.  '*���������.*"  AitiQiIca's  Pioneer  Dbg Remedies  BOOK   ON  DOG DISEASES  And How to Feed  Mailed free to any  tddreru by  tho Author  H. CLAY GLOVER CO.. Ine.  118 West 31st Street. New York  I        III.III ������������������Illilin.wJ  Too Good  "Strange, Mary doesn't hove any  offers! She'll make some man a good  wife."  "Yes, but the trouble is everyone  knows she'd make huu a nood litis-  hand,   too"  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  Their Itinerary  O-.iwlord. Did vou have any ie^u-  hu schedule whrn you vveni ou vour  mot on un.   i our'1  Crabshaw. Oh, no. we una ualui-  ally stopped wliricvei the cm hap'  petted io have it*, hreiikdowu ���������IikIkc  tf.*t:(!  Dominion]  ASK  YOUR  DEALER  w.  N,  U.  1130  A deal man waa hclu,.- iiiaiiicd, and  the p.u M.m ,i .K'cd lhe usual rptrstiou,  "|)o you take tins woman for your  lawful   wile;'"  "\!.h>"  :.aid   the  deal   m.m.  "Do vmi lakr llns woman lot youi  lawful  wilt*:'" this lime a hit   louder.  The '"loom teemed lo i',fi aii'.'iy.  ������������������( l|.#   I    ,|i,.,'i    \,v,s,i,y   i,r   .,.,.'    "She  uiii'i   so  jwiul,     I've  seen   wttss  i tin ti  hrj- th.i*   (VnSuN   h;*ve as  much  money,"  The l.itiiily w-js ROtti)' on an otitniR  in the woods, and moihei was pack-  in i; the lunch  basket.  "l.ei nie see," she murmured "I've  not lettuce .sandwiches, olive sand  wiches. peanut buiifi sandwiches,  macaroons, pickle?.. uinj;ei snaps and  chow-chow I woudci il I've foij.'.ol-  ten  .mvthiui;"  "How ahout put linn hi something  io call'" s-anl (aihei, saicasiicallv.  "I shall never scold my husband  uirain for spemlini*; so in.ich time al  the club."  "Tell  ine  about   il."  "Well, last niivht a buialar roI *iito  the house, and my IiiisIjjiuI UuotUcil  11tn seiiseleiis with the poker I've  heard several men speak ol hiin as a  poker expert, lie has evidently been  practising al llu* club loi pist such an  emcr-jency 1"  Belle; They say *h.n liiuniv makes  belter approaches than .my man in  ihe club.  l-wlf 1 .'.houlil ...iv lie iloe<( The  lirst lime I mei him I lent lum iwenly  dollar*. ���������Krootlvn   file,  A new story is at hand bearing upon the exasperatinrj del-ay in toinplrr  ing lhe Lambs' new clubhouse Thomas Kindlay was one dav passmu tin  clubhouse, where the work upon thc  addition is still in progress Meeting, the janitoi, Kindlay asked him  how soon the buildinu would be read<  for occupancy.  The janitor, an Irishman. ie-t*Hic<L  "About  the first ol  Octetubei "  Findlav retonetl: "You mean Sep-  lobet ?"  "1  meant  whal   I  said," insist ed-ihi  :      'J/ v.. ....i._. ������������������  J...II.KJI, V t X   , \   ������������ J tft. . .  "Bui theie isn't any such moiiih,*  declared  Findlay  "That's why 1 made it Octembei."  answered the janitor. ������������������-��������� New Yoil  Telegraph  tm^tii&&Jtoim%lmMm*t*x**3im>^^  Make the Liver  Do its Duty  Nine timeo in ten when the live* is riaJil &*  ���������tomneh end bowel* nre ri(*.!>t  CARTER'S LITTLE  LIVER PILLS  Gently but firmly com. mmjgrT m,  Pd ������ lazy |,vc������ lo MmmmFm^ff^f  Cures Cuu-  4r*-W,kfMt**ttiP W* .' *'.**.li  nlipntion  fimli������JO������������  tiotn',  Sick  kJen-Jrtche, and Dl������er������sa after EftUo  2>i������*������ Pill, SmttU 0o������*. Small Vwiut*  Genuints mmt be������r Signature  _^^*^^T %mmm*&m^ll0***M'^**^^^^  ..JZ/Z** fj*,   .^Z/aP>������?"m.   .* j,.  +f    I, m^m-mmm-*,    ~ ^jf^ *Ct* **������#  ������*.  '-"'4 ^JrlM^dt    U f  tmmmmmsm  ���������|'yi',-y^.SJ������.,4i'Y^''.<j������',^  ' mm. iiiiEMAiid arc eEf I IN IGNORANCE  -OMrVNY MISLED BY OFFICIALLY CONTROLLED NEWS  Very Little is Known by the People of the Successes of the Allies  On the West Front, and if Real,Facts were Revealed, they  Would Shake Foundations ot the Teutonic Empire    o������������������ .   In "An American's Report of Ten  Months in Germany," D. T. Curtin.  ������*?������ Boston, Mass., writes as follows:  Early in August last I was in Berlin. The British-French offensive  which had begun on July 1. outwardly appeared to attract little notice in  Germany. Even in the highest military quarters it was considered Britain's final bluff. The great maps in  the shop windows of every street  showed no change, and still show no  change worth noticing. "The maps  speak," say the Germans.  One hot evening in Berlin 1 met a  young officer whom 1 had known on  a previous visit. I noticed he was ill  and out of sorts. He told me he had  been unexpectedly called to his regi-  saent on the western front. "How is  that?" I said.    He made that curious  ��������� J .������.������!V������..T^* f~t    ��������� .       nX.*m t     ���������        ,  mixZxt.S\.TtxtxLxtiQ   uLjiuan   gcsiiirc . wnic.  shows discontent and dissatisfaction.  "These English," he.said, "arc* putting every man they have got into a  final ridiculous attempt to make us  listen to peace terms. My leave was  cut short this evening." We had a  glass of beer. "You have been lo  England, haven't you?" he inquired.  1 told him I had been there last year.  "They seem to have more soldiers  than we thought," he said. "They  seem to be learning the business. My  battalion has suffered terribly."  The next day there were oilier  rumors in Berlin, rumors unknown  to the masses. It was suggested to  me by a friend that if I wanted to  learn the truth I should go to Potsdam and see the arrival of the wounded of the famous Prussian Guard,  who had had a terrible experience at  the hands of the English in Contal-  siaison on July 10. Hc drew mc  aside and told mc that the state of  things on the Somme if known**  throughout Germany would effectively destroy the pretension of the annexationist party, vvho believed that  Germany had won the war and would  hold Belgium, the conquered portion  cf France and Poland. He told me  " tS go ont to Potsdam with caution  And warned me that I would have the  utmost difficulty in getting anywhere  near the artillery signs at the railway  station. " "*���������  I, asked another extremely well-informed friend   if   anything   particular  England ask, "Aren't they beginning  to learn the truth-3" I reply (hat some  are, but that lhe great majority think  exactly what they are told. The  great newspaper searchlight today is  switched on Hindenburg Almost all  of these industrious human ants think  of nothing but Hindenburg. The loan  whicli is now dragging its slow  length along is the "Hindenburg  loan"; Silesia has named a town Hindenburg; newly arrived infants are  loaded down with the name; the daily  tobacco stores display "Hindenburg  cigars," and the bust* of the fierce-  looking warrior is in every middle-  class house. The deification of Hindenburg and the downfall of England are the uppermost thoughts in  the whole German mind, though a  few thoughtful cynics in high places  reiTard him as a wrii advertized  dummy  ���������eras happening in the war, and told  Bim I thoueht of going to Potsdam.  He said: "What for? There is nothing seen there���������the same old drill  ing and drilling." So well are secrets  keot in Germany.  However, 1 went, and what I saw  in Potsdam would, if known to the  German people, shake the very foundation of the empire. The hypnotic  effect  of  the   Germa'n   newspapers  is  Substitute for Rubber  Australian   Chemist   Discovers   Compound to Replace Regular  Article  A question asked in the legislative  assembly of Victoria about steps io  prevent a certain valuable Australian  invention from falling into the hands  of the "rubber ring" have directed attention to a very interesting discovery Mr John Flint, Rushctitfcr's  Bay. near Sydney, has. like others  all over the world, beers experimenting for years with a view to discovering a substitute for rubber. He  claims to have solved the problem.  His compound, whieh has been patented wherever possible, is said to  have been partly the result of an accident. He had. been working for  years  upon  a   certain   Formula.  In making up another formula he  made a mistake, and the result exceeded thc. expectations which he  cherished all along. To put his discovery to s severe test, iip made a  motorcar tyre, one-half of which was  rubber and the other half of his composition. The tyre has been used  foY four months, has travelled 1,500  miles and is still  running.  France's Legacy After War  New   Railways  Built and  Other  Iro-  Improvements  Made  Through  Exigencies oi the War  When the merry bells of peace ring  throughout France, and her exiled  sons turn to their devastated homes  in Northern France, there will at  least be some compensation for the  deluge of blood and iron that turned  their  Edenic fields into a hell.  Mr Warner Allen, with timely  thought, reminds France of what she  will possess as a legacy from the  war "There are many places in  France." he points out. "that have for  years been clamoring for light railway facilities. The exigencies of  modern war have provided them today with a profusion of railway corn-  municalions, and when peace is declared, however much the rails may  have been torn up by shell fire, the  tracks will still be there for future  use.  "Similarly, all along the front roads  .MiriUKiiiit AiM'-Km-fim IfANULlNb  UTiS^fS  ������Vgr&.������%������* 1j ������ Sil  ������?.'.Bj4J������&i&U  OVER -THREE   THOUSAND   COUNTRY   ELEVATORS  Some  Interesting  Information  Given by   Mr.  C.  A.   Dunning,  General Manager of the Saskatchewan Co-Operative Elevator  Co., in Reference to Marketing Conditions in the  Prairie Provinces  -  ��������� O ��������� .  ; _  There'are in the three prairie provinces over three thousand counlry  elevators operating at the present  time with a total storage capacity of  about fifty-eight million bushels. Of  these three thousand, a iarge number are owned by line companies.  Nearly two hundred are in Manitoba  , - ,       -,-       ,        , .  ,.   , .operated by  farmers' companies, two  have been broadened and multiplied. I huncIrctl and sixty-onc .in Saskatchc-  In certain districts, where the want of ' wan and about a hundred in Alberta,  water was the main obstacle to pro-, Thesc farmers' companies handled  gress hundreds of wells have been I approximately one hundred million  bored, and it may be that at the end bushe*s of the, 1915 crop and are bc_  of hostilities districts which were ; coming increasingly an important  practically barren* and unpopulated . factor in tue handling of the crop of  will     enjoy  abundance  of  water  and (tue West.  consequent prosperity. Speaking at  Regina on the market-  x. I hen all the  factories which havel^g of thc grain through thcse eleva.  been constructed for the preparat'on  oi acids, tar products, powder, and  explosives can be easily transformed  into works thai will make artificial  perfumes. photographic materials,  pharmaceutical products, and both  organic and inorganic chemical dyes.  With a view to paving the way towards this important transformation,  a number of powerful associations  have  been   formed, of  which  one     of  .unn.ng,  gcuuai  Dreams of Annexations  f. , *"������_ ���������*I _���������.__   x.^..    T*~tl-   -*t    !**������������*������*���������.  vffcrnidiiy ^uuuuucs iu  * a*xx u. ua"s������  sion of Territory  The  national   bond   in   Germany   is  based upon  force; .nothing more true  tors.     Mr.   C.    A  manager of the Co-operative Elevator  Company, showed in detail the various steps taken in the handling of the  crop as well as the varying kinds of  documents used in thc movement of  the crop from the country elevator  to the ocean port.  Mr. Dunning stated that hc had thc  opportunity of making comparisons  in    this   direction    when    he was    a.  m~*        m . ���������������    .    *.m.*j*mm.~+S s^m v m *.*���������������%. x *��������� w   tf  ������X  V-oiorantes. appointed by the Government some  time ago to investigate marketing  conditions, and hc had come to thc  conclusion that the Canadian facilities for handling grain with respect  'to legislative regulation, grading and  handling generally were superior to  those of any other exporting country.  '  The   Canadian      facilities   were   far  the most  important  is the "Syndicat 1 mcnibe,  o{   the      Royat   Commission-.  National   des   Matieres     Colorantes.'  which  is a  combination  of coal    and  metallurgical    companies,    papermak-  ers, dyers, textile  manufacturers, etc.  f*t-| <**%*��������� A  onifin/'/i/i      iti'l      *i w/"u**irMic  mm..V������X..X       m - m   m m  .    .    X   X  ^ X .������������������������       **  V-   A**W*  Lfm  *7  those in Australia. In    the Antipodes  And this is why the German people ithe grain was handled in bags. Their  believe now. as they believed in 1870, girding system was known as thc "*-*".  that right is might. This is thc ever- A. Q.," or fair average quality style  lasting truth to which Prince Bulow an<i could not for one moment corn-  gives utterance.   There is nothing 1111-, pare  -with  the  Canadian.    Russia,  as  r.sr. Flin; aiinuis thai as regards  actual wear his compound shows  slightly more depreciation than the  rubber, but it is doubtful whether an  ordinary observer, woutd notice it.  Since then, however, he* has improved  his_ compound, and its possibilities as  a rival to rubber are plainly suggested yby the fact 'that it can be made at  a cost of 10 to 12 cents a pound. Tt  is claimed for the new material that  it will serve all the purposes for  not    annrehended    in Great   "Britain:   .whlch rubber :s used; that it will not  Those newspapers are all directed  from the foreign office, which can  xnaniptualc ine Ihougnts Oi these 00-  cile people and tum'THeir attention to  s. particular part of the war with the  same celerity as the operator of a  tfcarchlight can direct the beam to  anv part of the sky-v. For the moment  the whole German nation looks at the  beam, nothing else.     When people in  ignite; and  that   when  heated  it  will  not melt.  "Can you tell me where I can buy  a good, healthy rattlesnake?"  "What on earth do you want with  a rattlesnake?"  "My cousin Bill inoFIorida just sent  me a pet alligator and 1 want to reciprocate."  expected in it. But even if we are  not surprised at this opinion, it makes  us pause to think. One of the most  intelligent men in Germany, one  whose political experience is of the  widest, has only been able to draw  one conclusion from the terrible  drama which is at present shaking  Europe to its foundations by the will  of Germany���������th������%t is, that - German  militarism must be developed. "We  must strengthen ourselve<#S������ on our  coasts and on our frontiers. The result of the war must not be negative,  but positive. Thc re-establishment  of the stajtuj* quo ante bellum would  mean for Germany not a gain but a  loss. We must insist upon an augmentation of guarantees and of real  securities."  Annexations and annexations,** and  stili more annexations, such is the  theme of Prince Bulow, just the same  as those of Burian, Bethmann, Tisza  and others.\ After four- anu twenty  months of impotence, Germany confesses to what her intentions are.  What would they have been if. as  cshe intended, she had won in six  weeks? . . No peace can be lasting which is not founded upon the  complete and total defeat of Germany, a defeat which will enable the  conquerors to takc thc maximum of  guarantees against Prince Bulow's  plans.    ...  Prince Bulow knows the country  will agree with him; but'in expressing his views he pronounces the  country's condemnation. German  militarism and the German nation  are one, he tells us. Hence the necessity imposed upon us of taking precautions in the future not only  against the military organization, but  also against the people who arc  identified therewith. ��������� Le Temps,!  French Conservative  You cannot havo sick headacho when  your livor is right.    Dr. Cassell's Instant  ^^ .\%  ^?,~...r-^ y//������  Relief acts it right, and  that is why it '��������� - \  cures sick headache and other bilious trouble** bo quickly, no  ���������un-lyy so thoroughly. It is not violent, like so many preparations, and you dou't need to keep on taking it. It just helps  your liver to regain its power, *nd thus natural action and  natural euro follow ut onco.  " floienoo Sitting-*," a preminant English ���������oltntifto journal, says  (April it, 1110)1���������" l*rowldeno������ has glvan 11 ��������� th* brains to ttoviaa moans  to oomnortB^t) Niruri far our ill-trnatmont of hor. . . . Tho moons  nt hinnd linrwiv from nntiiml *nur������������n, imrt we hnwo th<������m flwbortiet! Irs  ���������uoli splendid comblnationo as or. Castail't instant Roliof."  Tab* Dr. OnKMlrVi Tnotitnt Belief for cortAtipution, hlliouuuafls, torpid  liver, sick headache. d-lMlncw, #p������cl-fl Irloro tho -oveo, flutulenc* and  wlmly spimnu. acidity, heartburn, impure blood mul that dull,/h������*avy  toeiiu-r which (a a sura Indication oil* liver troublos /  Price 50 cents, from all Druggists and Storekeepers,  Oz direct froin tlio solo agciiu (or Oitiiwtlii, Ifot-olu t*. ItlUiUlo and Co.,  M<1��������� 10, U'Oaul-otrcot, Toronto.   War Tos 2 cento extra  I)*1. iimmII'i ln������������nr,t PMf-f lo th������ nompfnion to *>r. Ct������������������H's T*W*t*.  ftoU Vro������ri������tOT������; l)v. Camtcll'ti Co., Ltd., Uanche$ter. Knoland.  Dr. Cassell's ,-^feM������r^*  534,727 Teutons Taken  Thc Taris journal of September 19  publishes a table of thc prisoners and  booty captured by the Allies on the  four principal fronts from July 1 to  September 18. The captures of the  Rumanian army and the Saloniki  army are not included. Thc figures  arc:  Machine Prison-  Guns  Guns  ers  French  ,-.  ,.    145  729  33,699  Ilrilish   ������������������  ..    109  222  21,450  Russian   ..  ..    841  1,580  402,471  Italian   ..  ..      36  92  33,048  hasMii��������� *** imw iit !������������������������ ianMi ^^^M>uuaaaHuAanlsMBBMBls*sk  Total    ..1,131       2,624       49p,668  These figures were obtained from  the officail communiques.  From September 18 to October 4,  accordinfi to the communique, the  l/rcncli increased tlicir total ot prisoner.", to 40.313. the British to 27,o02,  the Russians to 432,564, and the Italians to 34,2*18, Riving a grand total  of 534,727 piisoncru taken on lhe western, eastern and southern front*:  from July, when the Somuw* ofT,-nsivc  began, lu lhc present time.    .  Not on Any Team  nothing but football  three months.  11 cr Brother: Well, sis, 1 don't see.  any necessity for you to kick  -J*....      Jjt.,11       Ui  for    the    next  well, was behind in its facilities, and  no one in Europe would buy Russian  wheat without seeing it.  Mr. Dunning also referred to ihe  agitation which is going on in some  quarters to permit mixing of grain in  the terminal elevators and tor provincial grading. He thought it would  be the greatest mistake in the world  to allow,it. "The reputation of the  Canadian Government grade certificate in Europe is too valuable to  lose," he continued. "Any mixing of  grades would not deceive the European miller for one moment, and our  certificate would bc held in the same  suspicion as that of the United  States."  Canada is situated geographically  at a greater disadvantage than any  of its competitors in the world's market. "We have a very long rail haul,  and rail hauling bf grain is thc most  expensive method. The United  States can hardly be taken into account because they are becoming less  and less a factor in the world's market. Any grain which they export  and which comes into competition  with Canada is chiefly exported from  the two coasts or close to the great  lakes, and thus they have a short  haul."  Speaking with reference to the Argentine, Mr. Dunning stated that the  grain growing area is nowhere more  than five hundred miles from water  transportation. This transportation  is not like our great lakes, which involves two or three transfers, but  is one of the greatest rivers in the  world. Ocean-going steamers come  right up to the ports. They have an  advantage in view of the fact thr.t  they have the cheap peon labor, a  thing not desired in Canada. Mr.  Dunning pointed out that he was  speaking at all times of conditions  as they exist in normal times and  his whole address must be taken  from that point of view.  As to Australia, the wheat belt was  merely a belt and nothing else. The  belt was round the coast, for as  everyone knew, the interior was a  great desert. In Australia the wheat  ripened and was threshed right on  the field. There was no very great  expense involved, and they also had  an advantage in ocean transportation. The Australian tari/T regulations with thc Motherland gave them  an advantage which Canada did not  possess. Australia has a far mors  marked British preference than Canada for their importations of British  goods. They had a lower freight  rate because vessels coming to tahc  wheat over came loaded with good:t,  while of the vessels carrying Canadian p-rniu ninf eithfr '.���������������������������.th half ***,  cargo or with a cargo not very pro-  fitahle.  India possessed the cheapest labor  in the world, and Russia, the greatest  wheat producing country in the  world, could produce at a low cost.  "It is useless to speak of a home  market." continued Mr, Dunning, "so  long as we arc exporting two-thirds  of what we produce, and the pos:;l-  oiiiji.s u������ piuduciioii, hit i;m* as grain  is concerned, aro so far ahead of  itu |H..'.Mijiiiiii r-. ...i i unsumpiiori that  it will always he regulated by the  prii*i* at Liverpool."  The cost of producing grain in  Saskatchewan was stated by the  Saskatchewan Grain Commission to  be approximately 62 cents to produce  and place at the railway point a  bushel in nn average year, under average conditions by an average farmer.  At the time this figure was made  known there was a great deal of criticism of it, but Mr. Dunning said he  was glad to sec thai this figure has-  been-ponfinncd by the Census Bureau  of the Dominion Government and the  Department of Agriculture. Transportation and expenses to Liverpool  cost approximately 34 cents in aver-"  age times from the ordinary Saskatchewan country point, which meant  that when the price of whrat went  below the dollar mark at Liverpool  the farmer lost money.  German Terribleness  Never a More Monstrous Hallucination Than That Which Holds  the Teutonic Mind  For twenty-five months the Ger*  man soldier, like the German sailor,  has been sowing hate and loathing  and enduring detestation in the  hearts of millions. He has not won  a world by il; he has not won a war  by it. The battles that he fias won  have been through the superiority ol  his organization, or his preparation,  not througli the fear he has put in  the hearts of his foes. There has  never been a time when his fo"- ���������  lhat 55, the individual fighting man ���������  was afraid of him.  What  a  strange delusion  this  German idea is, at once ludicrous and revolting!     How  deeply  into  the mind  of  the  German  has  sunk   the chatter  about a "superior race!"   As if it were  conceivable     that     people     of     the  French,     Russian     or.  British   nation,  with  all  their  centuries  of  war     and  courage,     of battle  andgconquest  behind   them,   could   be   shaken   by   the  mere prescnie before  them  of troops  of a nation which is but a newcomer  in  the world and has seen its capital  occupied    and    its sovereigns humiliated, its armies routed and scattered  by   Frenchmen     and     Russians  mor**-  than once.  Nor is it less preposterous for the  German to imagine thai the men who  willingly and completely dedicate  their lives to the service of their  country, who go forth to battle prepared to die, can be frightened. Never  was there a more monstrous hallucination than that wliich holds the Teutonic mind in thrall. The German  sees himself irresistible, terrible, all-  compelling; then he transfers this  self-appraisal to the mind of his foe.  To act upon the state of mind he  conceives to exist in the enemy, he  has recourse to devices which a foolish nurse might employ to terrify a  nervous child.  There is only one thing that  Ger  man terribleness has accomplished in  this world so far.    ft has dug a gulf  between    the   German   and the   rest ���������  of  civilized   mankind.      Millions     of  men   for   thc   rest   of  their  life-time  will feel toward the German as most  of mankind feels toward a snake. The  crimes,   the  offences  against   humanity, decency, against all human    and  divine law wliich has marked German  policy since August, 1914, have opened ^ chasm that it  will be many decades   before    11   new   German   spirit  could close.���������New  York Tribune.  Destruction of Rheims  , Rheims in tune ol peace had si*'  thousand houses intact; ol these, two  thousand have been entirely destroyed and three thousand have been  damaged more or less seriously The  Germans have guns at a distance of  just one mile from the Cathedral, and  the Cathedral is in the very heart of  Rheims. Even with their field girns  of .77 calibre stationed at Nogcnt  1'Abessee and in the tamous fori of  Brimont they can hurl tihells upon the  Cathedral. The two greatest industries of the. city belore the war were  the woollen manufactures and the  making of champagne wine. The  Germans were unable to loot the 'mile  of the champagne supply or to wreck  the immense mileage of wine cellars,  but it is a different story with regard  to the woollen industry There is not  a single woollen factory left in  Rheims. The Germans' espionage  system had revealed to them the loca  tion of ������������very v.'Jiollfn  pacity and equipment.  ?.>:: ory,  M.-  Candid  "Mabel,  do   you   ever   think   about  marriage?"  "Think about it?   1 worry about it."  Wife: This raprr tell* of a man out  in Ohio who lives on onions alone.  Hub: Well, anyone who live* on  onions ought to live alone.���������Itoaton  Transcript.  Am  cam  Axk  AAAm  W.  H.  a  1130 tlW;  ���������**$&*���������  *-iy?������ '&���������$$������%'���������  WrAi^PrMW^PrP  %,L%\Ai^.A:&i&A$z-������i&������*&������*i  :&?A������:A-2  THE CBSSTOH KEYIEW  B  I  Christmas but two weeks from Monday  ._.._. ���������   ��������� . *t    ���������  1      1     J    _ ,  LV������   yoU   lOotC^Q   O^0F   ������HI*  assortment of Toys?  Panama Pile Driver  Large and small Handy Andy  Alluminum, Tin and Crockery Sets of Dishes  Builder Toys at 50c. (Eaton's price 45c.)    Stoves, Ranges  200 Dolls of all kinds and at all prices  Cannon.    A large assortment of Iron Toys  Building Blocks, Sets of Tools, Cradles, Books, &c.  And others too numerous to mention.  Look them over for yourself.  Phone 67  Santa Glaus Headquarters  CRESTON, B.C.  B���������I . t m at ^xt S  ��������� ��������� ������ m t. u ���������,  * * **t * - '  Limited  CRESTON  Ouices  B.C  Local and Personal  i ~         ���������        ���������   j Si.ku>h*s "Wanted���������Set one-horse  I sleighs*, state price. \V. H. Kemp,  ! Erickson.  Head  CALGARY;  YER; EDMONTON  v -\NCOU-  Deaiers in  EAT  Wholesale and Retail  Pupils -wasted for Shorthand  and Typewriting���������private lessons if  preferred.    Apply Review Obfick.  Wood Wanted���������15 cords at Canyon  Oity schools. Tenders received till  Dec. 18th. Write or call on F. Knott,  secretary. Erickson postoffice.  The board of trade meets on Tuesday night. There should be a full  attendance as this is the last meeting  and all the unSuished business should  be wound un.  Fish  .  Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  Season  1T>  Creston subscribers paid in to the  Patriotic Fund last month $138.50.  The treasurer's statement shows $161  still unpaid on guarantees that is  reasonably sure of coming ih.  *-*igs Fob SaIjB���������A few young ones.  Apply P. H. Jackson, Creston.  The November vital statistics for  the Valley show two births and two  deaths.    There were no marriages.  Bring ns your repairing. We aie  agents for Ra worth Bros., Cranbrook,  specialists in watch and jjewelery repairs. All work guaranteed.���������8. A.  Speers.  F. H. Price arrived back to town on  Monday, after spending a fow months  harvesting at Forres, Sask Ho says  threshing is little more thau half  finished iu that province as yet.  H. K. Oatway was a business visitor  at Cranbrook oyer tho week end.  People there complain that the fuel  dealers aro getting rich too quick.  Tho prico of stovewood is up to $5.25  a|load.  Croston Masonic Lodge elected  ouleeis for the ensuing year on Wednesday night's meeting. John Blinco  is the now master, with C. F. Hayes  senior warden, and II. Young junior  warden.  Farmers' Institute members are  reminded that the December meeting  will be held on the 15th inst. The  sprayer question has still to be dis-  I posed of, as well as other important  business.  The Indians are having considerable  loss with their horses this month.  One resident across the river reports  seeing five dead ones on his last trip  to town. Over-feeding on rushes is  supposed to be the cause.  Dan Smith, who "devilled" on The  Review during the regime of A B.  Stanley, appears on Wednesday's  casualty list as killed in action. He  went across with the 54th about a  year ago.    His home was at Neison.  Creston branch of the Canadian  Patriotic Fund re-elected all the old  officers at the annual meeting on  Friday night. During the twelve  months $1947 was forwarded the  central fund from here for this good  work.  ssts\\  i    We   have   trie  crnods  our pr  and  ces are reasonable  ���������SvviMt  Caters to the discriminating public*  Rooms     the    coolest  and cleanest.  Dining Room service  the best*  The  Bar   is   stocked  with   only First-class  Liquors and Cigars  As we go to press (Thursday) the  annual bazaar of the ladies of Christ  Church is under way at the Parish  Hall, and from all appearances will be  one of the best money makers the  ladies have had of recent years.  ,AI. Hendren returned from Spokane  on Sunday, where he had been to  consult a specialist for a defect he  sustained in his eye some time ago.  Although improvement to the sight  is slow it is gradually improving since  his last visit.  Dr. Simmons, dentist, of Fernie,  who has been visiting Creston professionally for the last three weeks,  returned home on Tuesday. He proposes to visit Creston regularly in  future a few days each month, commencing in January.  The Presbyterinn ladies will hold  their annual bazaar in Speers' Hall,  on Friday, Dec. 15th, commencing at  2.30 p m. In the eyening there will  be a programme consisting of music,  cantata, etc., and refreshments will be  served, for which a charge of 25 i,eiits  for adults will be made.  Creston Rod Cross Auxiliary hogs  to acknowledge the receipt of $5.25  from Creston District Women's Institute, the proceeds of tne auction of  articles shown at Saturday's meeting  ���������none of the articles costingl over  25  cents.   Thoy    also   acknowledged  ./.  JHf.DOYLJE*   Manager  receipt of a supply  Mrs. A, Miller.  of old linen from  \m������  To avoid any tie up on account of  ferry troubles Burnett brothers are  piling up their last year's cut of po������tn  this side of the Kootonay and will  finish tho haul to town whon fcho  sleighing improves. Thoy haye now  about 5000 piled at tho ferry and will  cut and haul ut least anothor 5000 fcho  next couplo of months.  So von teen tables of players participated in tho whist drive in connection with tho Patriotic Fund annual  meeting on Friday night which, incidentally, netted tho fund about $15.  The pri/AiwiniiniH were Miss Erma  Hayden and Poroy Truscott. Refreshments we w served aftor card.'i, aftor  which the bund and oi-ch. stra turninh.  I'd iiiii.-iic for a Lew Iioiuh dancing.  Attciwl.'inci* nt CroHtun nchool IiihI  month wns well up to high water  mnrlc, tho total enrollment being IM.  ICltli������*r |i'u.uifcH uio (sleeping later in  the morning or the youngiiti'iii are  louring on lho job. In tho primary  room alone <U lnlcti Wore recorded last  *"*>i,H'. !?������. i!ir :::;���������*.'.������������������ *....,;... ir),.. ,���������i���������,-  b������*r ri'KiiiteHiig a perfect at tondinn-o in  hiniilinr I lino uhiihI due to H������v<<t-'il  v.itiwit of chiHcenpuv.  Stan. Hendren. who nas been assistant at the C.P.R. depot since the  start of the fruit rush in July, was  laid off on Saturday, and R. M. Reid  is chief cook and bottle washer in  everv department of O.P.R. activites  at this point.  Beautiful dressed doll (made in  Canada) valued at $10 given away.  For every dollar cash purchase in our  store between Dec. 9 and 23rd. both  days included, we will give you ticket  entitling you to a chance in drawing  for this doll.���������S. A. Speers.  The band masquernde ball on New  Year's night will be in the Auditorium and not the Parish Hall as stated  last week. There will be three prizes  for costumes and an admission of 75c,  to gents and 50c. to ladies will be  made.    This will include supper.  The Review is compelled to hold  over until next issue the rec6ipe for  plum pudding given at Saturday's  meeting of the Women's Institute. It  is said to be an excellent one and'if  you have not mixed the makings of  the Yuietide plum duff as yet it might  be well to waittill thisreceipeappears.  To err is human. Although the  secretary doubled checked the names  of those giving apples to the Red Cross  for tho soldiers overseas still the name  of Mrs. Benney, who gave two boxes,  was omitted. Through a typographical error R. Hood was credited  with only two boxes. Ho donated  threo of them.  Creston people got. their first yiow  of war pictures on Monday night  when a trayolling magic lantern  artist held forth to a big crowd at tho  Auditorium. Most everyone was  fairly well nutislled with the show,  though many had their, doubts as to  tho pictures having been taken anywhere near tho (Iring lino.  Croston Methodists hold thoir eight  annual anniversary exercisos on Sunday and Monday. Rev. D. M. Perloy  preached morning and evening, but  owing to unfavorable weathor the  congregations were not aw large as  thoy otherwise* would havo been. "On  Monday night the ladies of tho Vson-  grcgaliou served a fowl supper followed hy a concerL which was liberally  patronized.  Tt lnolrr-i n** if tho nniinl crop of  Christmas senson poultry nhootlng  inntohe*; would not he in evidence thin  year. John Arrowsmith, who can  always be counted on for a turkoy  hIiooI. will not. hn in the bnsinoHH thia  yenr. Although In* started the muUioii  whhiihnoHt i:tl> <,r ilir.no birdti not  enough of them have survived to mnko  .".*.-..*.'-,'*,!. -.VwiJ.j. ., ),',],���������. Wii.ii no union  high wider this year he Hguroii he  would have bad better luck with  I duckii  sm.   s-jjasa^  B5&sSt^&s^^^tss^iUissssmKSS~^Si^^^^S*=i ma* i  $$���������  **-**  Touring 5-Passenger   -    -   $495  Runabout     .  -        ���������       ��������� -      475  f.o.b. FOHD, Ont.  Secondhand  Ford Touring  Car  at $325 CRESTON  Good tires, including one spare.    Electric Lights  and Master Vibrator.    In Al shape.  ftPlf  p    5^    HhWM   Efii %Jw Ui-inii;  fl  rflsnui  i!i!i  iii'.tit  W^^^^^S^^P^^^i  I  5  ���������  bjib uui ������1UBI11IIGI11018 LUUIBld  S  Hemstitched,   Lace-Trimmed   and  Fmbroidered at 15, 20, 25, 50c.  Fancy boxes containing 3 or more  handkerchiefs, 20, 40, 75c, $1.50  The celebrated Excelda Handker-.  chiefs for men, fast colors and new  designs  at eaoh,,.,  15c  v-' m ... m-.  -���������*���������>,.  Creston Mercantile Company  LIMITED  While the price  of Lumber  has advanced from $ 1 to $2  per   thousand   feet   we   still  have good   No.   2  Shiplap, Boards ft" Dimensions  ml  pm   mu  ���������.V  "���������>  Canyon City Lumber Company  Li Mil IriD  "X * ' "���������������'  JUffi^j^

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