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Alice Siding was strictly out of the  banana belt on Tuesday morning when  local thermometers got down as bad  as 17 below zero.  Alice Siding contributed half a dozen  to.the Christmas tree and dan.ce at  AVynnde! on ���������Satisrda'0" ni*v'ht. ** The  affair was a great success netting $34  for Belgian Relief work.  The Patriotic Fund canvassers are  expected to be /on therounds this  week, and it is hoped this section will  excel its splendid showing of 1916.  Tom Butterfield of Nelson and Percy  Higmore of Winnifred, Alta, were  here on Monday on a visit to Sari  Pease.  Alice Siding's prominent.report'.'this  week is In the cider line, Jas. Compton  sending two sleigh loads of ten-gallon  kegs of it to a prairie buyer on  Wednesday.      .  Cecil Moore left, on Saturday for  Trail, where he will spend Christmas  with his parents.  Miss Theresa Churchill was a holiday visito. with friends in Nelson.  FodoVring are the names in order  of merit, of the average standing in  class work of the pupils of the school,  as judged by the examinations at the  end   of   the   term: . Entrance���������-Ruth  jQmif.h tmmnmnm.-Vif.'..:^U-AXKftx%*.ei^.4'*'f.���������.*  Hector Stewart.'���������;...- Intermediate���������  Anna Miller, Theresa Oh archill.  Second Reader���������Wilfrid Mason, John  Miller, Robert Miller,  The following made perfect attendance for Decern ber���������Ruth Smith,  Hector Stewart, Theresa Churchill,  Anna Miller, Robert Miller, Wilfrid  Mason, John Miller, Rudolph Carr.  Miss Ruby Palmer, who is teaching  at Coleman. Alta., is home for the  Christmas vacation with her parents,  Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Palmer.  Leslie Timmons of Nelson is home  for a few days holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Timmons.  The  first  blaze  Erickson   has  experienced foi* some time was on Thursday morning when  the log residence  of  Alex, Duperry was destroyed by  fire.   The cause seems to have   been  defective stove pipes.    Mr.   Duperry  had put on a fire in his heater and had  gone out to feed his stock.    He "bad  been out but a short time when he  noticed    the roof   smoking.    Unfortunately  he   had   very  little   water  available and, seeing the fire had   a  rather good start he chose to save his j  household efieeis and furniture.rather'���������!'-  tnah tackle a hopeless  fight with the I  flames.   Barring some of the smaller ;  articles and some personal property  lie saved practically all  the contents, :  but the house is _a complete   ruin. His  many friends sympathize with hiin in  his   misfortune,   particularly   at  this  season of the year. i  \*mf&!imm9  All the Creston merchants report  the Christmas business this year about,  the hest they have ever hard. Previously the business has mostly been  done the two or three days preceding  the holiday, but this year they found  every day last week busy ones, and  Saturday showing a greater volume  of trade than the best day they had  in 1915. Another fine feature was the  large increase in cash holiday business.  The Mercantile Co. reports, that the  cash receipts of Saturday were the  heayiestin the big store's long history.  Presents *Jewei  Miss McLean, teacher of the public  school, left on Friday^ Ujst for Vancouver, where she wttl spend the  holidays with her- parenCs.  About fifteen people.^rom here  made up the party thatH&ok iri the  Belgian Relief -concert and dance at  Wynndel on Saturday night.  Ed. and Reg. Uri and the Ramstad  brothers, who are sawing logs for the  company, were at their home at  ���������Wynndel from Saturday until Tuesday.   John Huscrofbj  camp foreman.  '.'.���������-���������������������������    :��������� ��������� ���������.    '. -.      . U.    ... ���������T������  was at tne same piace ior   unnstmas.  The sawmill was shut down from  Saturday morningp. until Tuesday  morning*-" A' new arch was built in  the nre place during the short holiday.  Mi*. Witherhead > arrived from  Saskatchewan: to spend Cbristmas  with his family here.  ���������Fred - Browell,. who...is working--.,:at  the T. Ross cadip, says that Tuesday  morning was the coldest of the year,  the" thermometer, getting dow,nas~far  as ten below zero.  :   *  Miss Gertie Knott,-who is'teaching  at Foremost, Alta., this year, is spending the yuietide vacation with her  parents and other friends here..  Monday was the idear"daiy for  Christinas. There Was good sleighing, and the air was crisp and frosty.  Mrs. Arther Earnhardt and little  daughter, of Glenlilly. are spending  Christmas with the former's p'arents.  Mr. and Mrs. F. Knott:  The -'residence ' of Big Ben almost  Went up in smoke yesterday morning.  A defective stovepipe Set tire to the  roof,* and before the blajse - was extinguished that part of tho house was  almost completely burned. There was  no insurance.  under way. Among - the numbers  were recitations by Oscar Hagen,  Loreen Williams and Paul Ofner.  Two quartettes, "Blue Bells of Scotland," by Einar Andsstad, Dorothy  Penson, Nora Hagen and Jack Pen-  son", and "Santa Claus will come Tonight" by Irene Huscroft, Nora Hagen,  Addie Rosen dale and Einar Andestad.  There "were solos by Merle Bathie and  Mary Penson. Tliere were two duetts,  by Kate Rosendale and Nora Hagen,  and the other by the former and Jack  Perison. A dialogue ������������������Trials of Christmas Shopping," in which were Borg-  hiid Hagen, Lizzie Piggott. Merle  Bathie and Jack Penson, also a club  swinging exhibition by twelve  pupils, while the affair opened and  closed with two rousing patriotic  choruses, "O Canada and tbe "Maple  Leaf." The accompaniments were all  ������������y Mrs. Walter Cooper, whose work  in this respect meant much to the  success of the evening. Before the  splendid supper was served the  youngsters were rewarded with the  stock of a well-laden Christmas tree.  Bob Dixon doing the honors of Santa  Claus in ffnished style. A few hours  dancing was indulged in at the close,  there being a ln.rge .delegation on  hand from Canyon City as well as  from Alice Siding and Creston.  Sirtfrnr  James Mannerino and family spent  the Christmas holidays with friends at  Cranbrook.  Hans Hage expects to at least break  eyen on his trappers' license,, He ha*  already taken one lynx and has seen  four deer. '    ���������'" ' -T-  Miss Margaret Webster is here,for  the holidays, the guest of Miss Marion  Swanson.  Erickson  Alex. Duperry was a westbound  passenger on Saturday���������to spend the  holidays* with Nelson and Kaslo  friends.  Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hamilton returned on Thursday last from Medicine Hat, where-they have been visiting for a couple of weeks.  Harry Sborthoiise left on Tuesday  for Hespler, Ontario, where he has  taken a position, and will stay for  months. .  Geo. Cartwright was a passenger to  Cranbrook en Sunday, where the  family spent Christmas with their  daughter, Mrs. McKownn,  Erickson can bo counted on for a  large representation at the basket  social dance ou Friday and Lhc iiuim-  querade ball on New Year's night.  Echoes of those Alico Siding wedding bells can also bo distinctly hoard  here. In fact It ia liable to be a double  hitch, with Father Kennedy officiating In both cases*  Mr. and B. Plater and family of  Blackfoot, Alta., who havo spent tho  pust three weeks with the latter'!-,  mother, Mrs. TniHOott, loft for homo  ou Wednesday.  E. N. Holme-),* vvho spent Christmas  with bin family' hero, returned to  Coleman, Alia., on Wednesday.  Mr. and Miss Scott, the former  principal of thu ivmilo school, are  upending a fow days with Mr. and Mrs,  Cameron here.  Among those who have boon on the  Hick list this week ih F. Putnam, who  wan confined to the Iiouhc for a few  dayn with toiiHoHthi.  ���������loo Droxlcr wiji) about the only  cttiKcn who ro:*.jiy appreciated thc 17-  below '/.ero spell on ToeMduy. Needle-fin  to Hay ho Ih having a great year of it  in the wood ltmilm-tm.  Creston Mastfnic Lodge installed the  t'ev officers on Wednesday nio-ht, R.  M. Reid, D.D.G.M., having charge of  the installation ceremonies, putting  on the work in finished fashion At  the conclusion of the ceremony an  informal banquet was served in the  lodgeroom, over which the new master, John Blinco, presided. A pleasing feature of the supper was the  presentation of a .past master's jewel  to the retiriug master, Major  Malltindjiiue.  Local Men Chosen  At the annual meeting of the Kash)  constituency Liberal Association  which convened at Kaslojon Thursday  hist, three Oreston men were honored  with official positions. D. J. Spiers  was named vice-president, while 0. 0.  French and J."W. Dow were elected  to tho executive. A banquet at the  King George Hotel was the closing  feature of tho gathering and the local  delegates came homo with all kinds of  nice things to say of the hospitality  dispensed by the Kaslo men in charge  of the affair.  FB*****} ,%!fmm*m8**0*i S jmmmmll*  m   mm   mu*m*   ���������mmgfmm   mttmgy   *********,������  Although turkey was uh high as 40  cents a pound this Christinas Manager  Johnson of the P. Burns Co. found his  rather gerieroufl supply too small for  the demand. Another seasonable  dolloaoy the firm had for their patrons  was a couple of carcasses of spring  lamb, whioh wore Jwucured from the  Canyon City Lumber Co. ranch at  Canyon City This is the flrHt Christmas in CroHton's history that local  grown spring lamb has boen available.  mnw������ Winter *ieme  Mr. Qulat of Ilup-hemlon, Alta.,  who has purchased Mrs. J. Wilson's  placo near tho K.V. tracks, has boen  joined hero by bin family. He Intends to make Creston bis winter  home, and will upend tho rest of tho  year on tho omlrio where ho in working a couplo of lwilf-aectloiiH of land.  Mrs. WUsmn lutumfa oreoting h house  on her ranch, opposite thel5aru������u<1������oi������  place, aw wooii an woatherc will permit,  arid will reside Ihere In futtwv.  Local and Personal  .'Miss Ei ma Hayden is. spending  Christmas holidays with friends at  Cranbrook.  Harry Gill of Cranbrook is spending  the Christmas vacation here, the  guest oi Master Arthur Stark.  .Tj-������lir������      RooImi   .t-.-V*"-     J'  ..,���������.1-1   vmttx rmtxt^L  Michel, arrived on   Saturday to spend  Christmas with his family here.  O. J. Wigen returned on Sunday  from the Halcyon Hot Springs, and  is feeling greatly benefitted by the  treatment.  Joe Wigen was a Creston caller on  Friday. Carl and Monrad Wigen on  Saturday, and Mrs. Elunter and her  brother-in-law, Barney Hunter, on  Saturday.  Rev. R. E. Pow will have the usual  Presbyterian service in the school-  house on Sunday afternoon.  Miss Ruth and Messrs. John and  Guy Cooper of Morrissey, and Lieut.  Ashley Cooper of Bonnington were  all at the old home here for Christmas  dinner.  Mr. Muir of Creston was a week-end  visitor at Wynndel. J. B. Winlaw  returned from Nelson on Wednesday,  Mrs. Hunter, who has spent some  weeks here with her mother, Mrs.  Ashley Cooper, returned to Calgary  on Tuesday, accompanied by her  brother-in-law, Barney Hunter, who  has been visiting here a few days.  Pte. John and Guy Cooper returned  to Morrissey tho following day.  Tommy Butterfield returned to Nelson on Tuesday, accompanied by his  sister, Mrs. May. . who will visit  frionds in that city for a couplo of  weeks,  Quito a number of Wynndel citizens  returned tho latter part of the week  to spend Christmas holidays here.  Among them wore: Tho horn booster,  Tommy Bnttorflold. who Is now making headquarters at Nelson; I'M ward  Butterfield, just returned from Winnifred, Alta., Miss Annie Johmion from  Macleod, Alta., Miss Ashing Andostad  from Cranbrook, Ellas and Hog. Uri  nnd Tom and Nels. Ramntad from  Canyon City, and DSck Dalburu lYo.ni  Cranbrook.  Tho school concert and Christmas  tree on Saturday night wan a greent  big Huccc-Mfi from every angle, the at-  leiidanc being almost too largo for  tho nl/eof tin* school, ami a collection  of WifiUtfi Ukfit for the Belgian child-  nui'M relief   work.    The coo������������inn>l.  nw������jf*������  n  grammoi which wun given entirely by  the KCholai'd, w.u' a thn> om* throughout and chairman Biithlo bad no  trouble in keeping order   while It wmh  PUPIXS   WANTED    FOR    SHORTHAND  and TYPEWBLTiN-jt���������private lessons  if  -'"I.'Cfcirrdi-.    ^.*^1'������l,������Tx"R-ij*.\rTWTir OtsvpiriTi;.  Miss Ethel Huscroft is"hejre^from  Trail to spend r.he holidays with hex*  parents and other Creston friends.  Mr. and Mrs. Tom Bundy of Ward-  rier are spending the week with the  latter's parents, Mr. aud Mrs. J. W.  Dow.   , - ���������    '  Messrs. Dennes and Tuohey were  Oreston visitors on Saturday, putting  a new drawbar in a car of coke that  had been set out at that point, for  rep'airs. .*''.'"���������'���������'  Donald Moore is spending part of  the holidays at Kuskanook.  Mrs. Barker has gone to Nelson for  the holiday season.  Mrs. Dennes is having a visit from  her sister, vvho arrived from Proctor  in time for the school Christmas tree  and entersainment on Thursday last.  The Review wishes its many Sirdar readers a New Year of good  health, happiness and prosperity.  Mr. and Mrs. Swanson were.at home  to a number of friends oo Friday evening, music, dancing and refreshments  being the feature of a splendidly social  ���������iLiieriw^-. xxiKi Kutrai>������ luuiuueu Uapt.  and Mrs; McCarthy of the Landing.  Mrs.-Jones of Kuskanook, and several  Sirdar friends.  C. G. Bennett of Creston spent a  day here last week getting subscriptions to the Patriotic Fund, the total  subscriptions being almost equal to-  last year. For the convenience of  ***' j those who cannot conveniently make  their payments at Creston, T. Rogers  has agreed to receive payments and  forward same to the tseasurer at  Creston.  Mr. and Mrs. Chugg of Macleod.  Alta. are Christmas-Week visitors afc  Creston, guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. H.  Fulmer.  Miss Lama Edmondson, of the  teaching staff of Nelson public school,  arriyed home on Saturday for the  Christmas vacation.  Floyd Rodgers, of the R.N.W.P.  forces at Regina, Sask., is spending  ten days' leave of absence with his  parents, Mr. and   Mrs. C. 0. Rodgers.  Mr. and Mrs. J, G. Smith will be at  home to their friends on New Year's  Day, from three to five o'clock, the  occasion being their fiftieth anniversary.  Mrs. G. Brewer and Mrs. T. F,  Oliver and son, Ross, of Calgary, are  spending tbe Christmas'holidays with  their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. G.  Smith.  Pte. Edward Payne of tho guards  al Boimington Fails, was home for  Christmas. He is expecting to go  overseas next month with a forestry  battalion.  Mrs. Miller, a Cranbrook trained  nurse, avriyed on Saturday to take  charge of Mr. G. Huacrofb's case. Ho  is slowly recovering from an attack of  bronchi tin.  Atthoir December mooting Creston  Farmers' Institute decided on Friday  evening, January 5th, at the Auditorium, aa tho timo and placo of tho  annual meeting.  Bon Long, who has been working  In custom Canada for the pant your,  in-rived Iv OVewfon on Saturday and  will spend some time at bis home,  Victoria Avenue.  MIhh Zalla Johnson, who iu attending the Nelson high school, arrived  homo on Saturday to upend OhrlntmaH  vacation with hor parontH, Mr. ami  Mrs. Geo. Johnson.  t xue^iunowitig'���������"$&���������������cnO; report^tir cnef;  Sirdar' "school for the mouth of  December, the names being arranged  iri their order of merit: Best attendance . for month���������Donald Moore,  Clarence Moore. Roy Good, Willie  Tuohey. Fourth Header���������Donnki  Moore.jCongitta Cherbo. Mary Cherbo,  Jaiues Pascuzzo, Earl Swanson. Third  Reader���������Camilla Cherbo. Second  Reader���������Toiiy Lombardo, Ralph  Swanson, Joseph Lombardo, Clarence  Moore, Pedro Cherbo. Rosie Pascuzzo.  Second Primer���������Frank Lombardo,  Peraiiti, Carmrn Pascuzzo. First  Primer���������Willie Tuohey, Roy Good.  Kitchener  (.......   w ..  lit.     I I.,..tlmt     ftf    M.vl...  a professional vhilt on Sunday, to see  <S������o. ItuMcroft, vvho in still having a  HiuiouH tuNHln with an attack of  bronchi lis ami heart trouble.  ���������'���������������si-s1!5?a&  ���������..���������,...'.������������������"-���������;:��������� rBiCjeAjn���������  -. ���������: :..:V.._iS. :���������: ;:wi������33gS*  :ppPPrPWi0  ���������..- AArAX'&dmm  ���������������������������;v---..PK;-7.:S.3iS!SWrL  AApm^gm  . ���������;" -'.'- 7'- vf ���������* :>-' &Z<v$������������M  -���������   ' ���������������������������'. .���������i"'."cr,w,.',Tui*fC*rfl*i  ��������� :'������������������>���������������������������.���������%������������������ ���������'..���������.-^;i>X;i*j*������p5  ���������PPPPB^I  A-mmm  A.ZPJWIW  ' :.-: .-'.'���������-<\-t:Z>r.s,lt--.&  ���������.������������������'--���������>r-A~?.Wz&te%  APPAvmml  ���������: AAArA?^~m8  :AAp^4,ZWm  ��������� -   ���������.'.-..-_. ,������������������-"��������� ���������.������������������J-ta!L';.-m  ��������� '.."���������   A '���������  ','.������������������'������������������.'���������  ���������'.���������:���������' 't-Vfy'^C  ���������.-P^^VA'JPP^^i  Joe Dubie spent the Christmas holidays at Creston with his old friend,  Clem Payette.  Ed. Miller, who is doing a lino of  trapping this winter, is having some  luck. He got a lynx one day last  waek.  Milt Beam and partner arriyed at  tbe Gout River crossing hunting  grounds the early part of the week,  and will pay special attention to  cougar-killing during their stay.  Teddy Clauson mado the trJ,p to  Creston on Saturday to secure the  special train for the hospital trip of  Mrs, .lohiiHon. Ho wont in on 512t  and returned on tbe speeder.  G. A. Hunt will do tbe hustling this  year for the Patriotic Fund. Kitchener has at least ono soldier-citizon at  the front in the person of Pto. St-anjoy  Reid, better known as ''Red the  trapper."  Kitchener got its first touch of real  winter on Tuesday morning, when  thb mercury wont mi low as 25 below  ou sumo of the thurmometers here.  Mrs. W, Johnson (neo Andeen) wa*  taken to the hospital at Cranbrook on  Saturday evening where she 'underwent an operation for appendirdtln  shortly after her arrival, aud lates!  word received Is to the effect that nhi*  li* recovering nicely. The cann waw so  urgent that a special train had to hi*  scoured to tako her to Cranbrook.  ~*..i.,'mm    J.I..I.IIJ.4HIIJ   JJIII)      I * M't'*/        JVyHH'11  were CrcHton callerm on Tuesday.   The  former expectm to complete bin woo 1  cutting  contract  with   0.  A. II i i  within a week.  if  :v-,.-'.>.:;-f>f  a-PW  H  ������������������P&SM  ������������������^"P.t.'P^m  ".ai Pit  m  fix-  .���������ci-  :?irJ. -  01 '  'v-.S'  9 ���������'j.J'  S-.F..'--*.  Vfeii.  p������.v  tec  wi  m.  i'  [ ?*.*���������  i '$<v  ���������|Si|.  [If  m:  IK..  lit--  J#  ���������������  m  m  It  13  i:  1  i  m.  STHE BEVXBWt CKESTON/B* a  v1..'  **a**Bnataw*iig<wu*toiLL'M-J liim  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  10  *n*r������x*mncj  ���������������*���������** tr*  \jSmV*&i3   g-EdX*  FLU'5  W  -J  SIR  PENYWERN'S  WIFE  ABY-  rimkjnXtimWmSi*  vsr i ���������������*rfc*CKI  H W. Loci & Co.. LmtOU  j��������� TORONTO  you've   said   about   women   doing*   as  they like nowadays?    Don't  you see  it would be mean of you just to use  your strength against tne like that, to  force mc to give it up? "  j    " I'm not  forcing you.    I've asked  i you, I've begged you to ftivc it up."  |     "And   I've  refused.    Well,  what  is  ' there  left   but   just   force,   or   to   let  mc keep it?      1 shan't    change,   my  mind.    I  shall go on refusing, refusing,   refusing,   if   you   keep   tne   here  till midnight.    But you won't, oh, no,   not  expect anything more in  the way  t Continued.)  \-V  ^i-  dd  ie  sn  to her?  H<  Pen,   yon   won't!      You'll  be  kind   to  tne, you'll let mc p;o, won't you, won't  you?       You'll let   me   keep   it.     You  know there's nothing wont*; in my not  showing it to you.    Oh, you do know  I that,  you   do,   you  do!"  j     "Can you  justify  thc pain you are  I causing   mc   by     having     those   see-  !rels?    When you own I've always in-  I dttlged  yon ui   every  way?"  I     Her   face   softened,  and   shc   spoke [  >in a jreutler voice.  "Oh,  Pen, 1  don't justify myselfS I  ; don't try to.    But look, I'm miserable  , too.      You can see I am.    Well, then,}  sin-.-e  i can't help your pain any more  than   1   can  my   own.   won't   you   be  generous, anu give way? What else is  do?  Thc thought filled him afresh with! At first he took it for granted that  consternation. What madness was the man would prove to bc Paddon.  this which possessed hcr to make hcr   That rascal, having found it hopeless  to get any more money from the baronet, and being afraid to bc caught  by day in thc vicinity of thc park,  must have arranged with Daphne to  visit thc yew hedge by night, there  to leave his letters begging for money, and to receive answers containing  what he asked for.  It was a shocking tiling that Daphne  should  let herself be drawn  into  ready to join in a conspiracy against  hcr own husband with the rascals of  thc   neighborhood?  Already thc intruder was out of  sight. Ife had turned lo the right,  and either taken cover or made his  eseape.  Sir Penywern did not hesitate, but  leaving Daphne, from whom he could  ot explanation, to wave her flag or lo i such a scheme; but it was only too  watch  {rom the terrace as she pleas-jevident that she had done so.  ed, he gave chase. 1     In thc meantime Sir Penywern was  looking for thc intruder, and at first  failed to find any trace of him. It  was not until he had searched carefully in all directions that he caught  sight of something dark disappearing behind a tree far away to ihfe  right, and on this indication he acted  at once.  A few seconds later the game was  driven out, and die was in full pursuit, eastwards, across the turf and  among thc trees of the park, ������������ a  fugitive whom hc soon suspected to  be someone other than thc fat and  short-winded Paddon.  (To Be Continued.)  Give the "Kiddies"  p\\\\WW*^^^  A   IS      9%Tmm  U7  ���������aid not know. No reproaches, no re-  mc.nstninoes seemed ;ulequate. Here  was she, a beloved, indulged, and  tenderly-eared for wife, exposing herself Ij-> the most venomous shafts ot  scandal by eonducf for v,hich, ;*.s she  licrselr would admit, she had no shadow oi an  cs.cn so.  At la~t  hc  round his  tongue.  *'l ir.ust have tbe k-ticr," he said iu : there for you to do? Oh, Pen,  a. voice wliich sounded dry and hard, j Pent Yon can't use force against  "I must." I me,   and   you   must,   you   must   give  "Yon have no right, no right.    And i way,   you  must  let  ine  keep   my  let-  ���������it  will     tell  vou    uothiitir,"   era sped '[ ter."  she. [     "Won't  you   show   it   me   of   your  "I mu?t have it. Daphne, you know-own accord?"  you can trust tne." |     "Xo, I can't. I'm upon my honor."  idc oo attesr.pt to take it from i     "Honor!"  ejaculated  Sir  Penywern!  au &ney want or  #  JHSE  ssri^Sf^ If  her, althou-jh    she  still  cowere-u. anu  oeiiaveo  SiH  was  i  trembled and  overwhelmed     with     knowledge     cl i a  guilt.  '"I want you to trive it mc or vottr  own free "will." he said. "Things  have gone too far now tor mc to be  forbearing any longer. You don't deserve to "be trusted. Daphne. You  must know to what suspicions v'ou  expose yourself when you stoop to  this sort of thing."  scornfully.  She    changed  hcr    lone    suddenly  nd,   peering  up  at   him,   spoke   with  nre.  "Yes.    I've got my sense of honor,.  I   give  you  my  word  you  It is one of the delicious "good things'* that has a real food value.  A slice of your good homemade bread, spread with "Crown Brand", forms  a perfectly balanced food, that is practically all nourishment.  So���������let them have it on biscuits and pancakes, and on their  porridge if they want it.  You'll like it, too, on Griddle Cakes���������on Blanc Mange and  Baked Apples. And you'li find it the most economical sweetener  you can use, for Cakes, Cookies, Gingerbread and Pies.  Have your husband get a tin, the next time he is ia town���������  a 5, 10 or 20 pound tin.  THE CANADA STARCH CO. LIMITED  too.  Pei  would  sav  I  was  right  if  you  knew j  all."      '  "And voti won't trust me to know  all?"  "I can't."     .  "Very well, then.    Since you won't  The  sting oi his  words and of the ^c generous, I must, 1 suppose. There  And you can takc your  Ournewrecipebook, "Desserts  and Candies", will show you  MONYHEAL,        CARDINAL.        BRANTFORD.        FORT WILLIAM.   how   tQ   mjtfM  a"it" Of "xtmA*  Sfa rr/iV-w ������... ... ...      ..  '  220W  imtmm  ifdktrs of "till: Whit':'" Corn Syrup��������� lJatxmi'.t Corn Starxlo^  uad "Silver Glaus' {.intuitu S'atch.  7///////////wm//j,f/f |ff f f/mi|f., n imH ��������� mn |. t51 imnui utu\\unlHUV\\uv\\\\\v^YA\v^^^^w���������,  iW������  delicious dishes with "Crown  Brand". Write for a copy to  our Montreal Off ico.  tone in which they were uttered, had i You cau go  thc effect of making her look up with j letter."  pleading eyes. <s j     He sooke bitttcrlv, but at thc same  "No,    no.      Yon don't mean that,-  j tj,me iie  released    her    and put - his  she  said    earnestly.      "I'm  sure  vou ��������� hands  behind his  back,  tlon't    suppose    I'm doing    anytmng j     por tue first moment shc scarcely  wrong." - 1 seemed xo  realize that she was free,  "Isn't it wrong in a woman to do-j ami S*1C stood bewildered, still clasp-  ceivc her husband? To tetch secret ,;nc- nc.r i,ail(is together, with thc let-  letters from a hiding-place m thc j tcr itiside them. Then shc drew a  grounds of his house*"' I long breath of relief, and sobbed out, i  Ry  this  time  shc  hnd   recovered  aj'*Oh, thank you. thank you!" j  little  self-possession,     and  she     now |     And, as if wishing to show that she}  joined  both  lier  hands  together  over', },aj   no   fcar   t]iat   ]ie   Would   change  her  letter  and  stood  erect. | i,js   niind,   she   thrust  her  letter  into  "I don't believe you think I've done   t*ie  i*u*e  innCr  pocket  of  her     long  ...I   ���������     r     l.j x    x~    -1.-.   "   ml...   .t.rr- . . t ..������.,-,  The largest dry city in the avo rid  is Petrograd, Russia. Thc largest dry  city in North America is Toronto,  with  500,000 population.  Peeling potatoes is now au offense  in Germany, punishable by three  months' imprisonment. Some of our  girls act as though it were here.  Many a man's failure is due to hi-S  having wasted his time envying the  success of his neighbor's strenuous  efforts.  anything I ouch I not to do," she urged.  "On the contrary. I know you are  doing what you ought not todo. You  ouglit not to expose yourself to gossip."  She made an impatient movement.  "As if 1 could help that!" she sai.d.-  "Wi-il, f must prevent it if I can.  There  must  be  no  more hidden  let-  ������ v J .���������>.  For thc first time shc made an attempt to get away. Clasping hcr  hands lightly together, and holding  the letter fast, she tried to wrench  herself out of his grasp. Then failing  in the attempt, she burst into tears.  Hut hc held hcr fast. It was not only  his    ov.u    peace,    happiness,    honor  cloak, and walked at a leisurely   pace  towards  the house.  Sir Penywern let hcr go, but he  did not intend to give up the search  for the writer of thc letter.  It occurred to him, even while hc  stood arguing thc point with hcr, that  there was another course open: thc  writer of the letter shc had just received would certainly expect to receive an answer by thc same clandestine post. Hc had only to watch,  therefore, to catch thc culprit.  And lie was ready to watch all  night.  Daphne, however, had had her suspicions    aroused    by the ease    with  which    she had    finally  gained    hcr  point; and  instead  of going back  at  which were'concerned, but hers, and I once into the house, shc hung about  doggcdlv he held     hcr hand,  taking \ on thc terrace,    out of sight    of her  iy ������������n Should Use  ���������*?**.-  PtfUSIIffiilif-fi  LACK OF ENERGY  SSSASN FAS  PAINS INTHE^AKjr  STOMACH CATARRH  SLElPLFSSHESS  CEPBESSiGK  NEBVE EXHAUSTION  FQQD-StGKNESS  LOSS OF FLESH  nFRIi 1TV  care to give Iter no excuse for saying  that he was hurting her, but showing  her none thc less that he meant to  make hcr yield.  "Cise nie the. letter," hc said steadier*  Then she raised her head again,  and pleaded with all the strength of  her womanhood, with all the piteous  despair of a helpless, stricken creature.  husband, sheHcring herself from view  behind thc plants in their square oak  tubs which stood at the eastern end.  Sir 'Penywern took care to conceal  himself cleverly, and stationing himself behind thc yew hedge, remained  so still that he grew stiff for for  what seemed a couple of hours.  His patience \<*as rewarded at last,  for presently a tell-tale crackling of  branches iu thc distance, wa.s  follow-  " Ten," she whispered between hcr ] cd by lhc sound of a stealthy foot-  sob-', ''von'vo alwnvs heen kind to < fall along the gravel, and peeping  me. ami it's true. But vou want to go I through thc hedge, hc was able to  c.n bring kind, don't vou You want J make out that a man was creeping  to make nu* f.-el that  i can trust vou, ! towards the spot in the hedge where  vour   hand:*,   tha if  Thai's   true,   isn't  111 at    1 m   saier   in  in   an*.one   else's?  it, Pen":"  " Y������.���������*:,  that's  true."  "Wi-11, then, if you want to make  si,' lYel safe, if you want me to know  that it's voti who can help me, and  siivi1 uu- from my troubles, you must  humor me just once. more. You must  let sh������* keep my letter, Pen. You  inns!,  vou   tuusl."  lie   shook   liis   head,   but:   she   pcr-  ���������'"������������������  1 'ii,   1'en,   wh'.'.l  can  you  do?   How  mt.   you   take   it    from   nn  the letter had been found by .Daphne.  When Your Eyes Need Care  17m'Murine Km: Me<IW:lni.. NoHiimrllntr���������l<Y<*]i}  *JTlr,r--A.'iM Uiili'ij-ly. Try ll for Knl, Wvuli,  . <>rrs Kyt'fi iiijjI (ii-iiiiiil.Mi-'l K,v<ll<lf.. 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Driver: Oh, no, provided the horse  gets out of the way in time!  ^ssssssssssssssssssssss  ^v*al*^*������^^K*^^**^^������^r<^s������csw  Men Wanted for the Naw  ���������\       .���������'.���������'������������������'  The JKoyai Naval Canadian Volunteer  Reserv  ���������to.    ���������*-mr*%*m4-c>  vj   rv ca.MAfc.i--t  i*fi"*5 jpj*������ "������*-*���������������*������  llAVAfi   AttSS.  sosme-  diate service Overseas, in  the Imoerial Royal Navy  Candidates must be sons of  natural born British subjects  and be from 18 to 38 years  of age.  ">Tfc    Jl     "J������v  ������* A V  vx.iv per clay and upwards.    I*'ree Kit.  m. jTm*. j.   Separation tillo.wince, $20.00 monthly.  Apply to the nearest Naval Recruiting Station  or to the  Department of the Naval Service, OTTAWA.  i tor  some  time,  but  it  did  not  help  ! me,  and   I  appeared  to  bc  growing  ������j worse, and finally I was hardly able  ��������� to go about the house v.nd almost  wholly-incapacitated for work. While  in this coadition a friend advised me  to  try Dr.  Williams  Pink Pills, and  ; I got several boxes. It was not long  after I began their use when I could  see an improvement, which just manifested itself in an improved appetite  and better rest at night. From this  on the improvement was rapid and I  was not long in regaining perfect  health. I think Dr. Williams Pink  Pills arc a real blessing for all weak  girls."  You can get these pills through any  medicine dealer or by mail at 50 cents  a box or six boxes for $2.50 from The  Dr. Williams    Medicine Co.,    Brock-  mriVft     Ont  Gentlemen, ��������� I have used MINARD'S LINIMENT on my vessel  and in my family for years, and for  the every-day ills and accidents of  life I cansider it has no equal.  I would not start on a voyage  without it if it cost a dollar a bottle.  CAPT. F. R. DESJARDIN.  Schr. "Storke."    St. Andre,    Kamou-  raslca.  i-ron'ft rersee&te  your Bowels  Cut out cathartics and purgatives.   Ther art  brutai-harsh���������unnecessary. Try  CARTER'S LITTLE  UVER PILLS  Purely vegetable. Act  gently on .the liver.      MiifiTliriJ,���������1'' ^J*  eliminate bile.and  ssathathedeH-  eate membrane  of the bowel  fimeCoB-  xttipc^nt,  mt������������,  Sick Headache *ttd InmgetHott,  tmlkens  Small Pill, Small Doae, Small Price.  Genuine must tear Signature  . "I heard Mr. Suburbs speaking  most beautifully of his wife to another lady on the train just now. Rather unusual in a man these days."  "Not under the circumstances. That  was a new cook hc was escorting  out."  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  Touched Wood  Sergeant: Now, then, Private Hogan! Why aren't yon holding your  rifle  in  your proper hand? ���������--"  Private Hogan: Sure, Oi'vc got a  splinter in mc 'and!  Sergeant: Been scratchin' yer 'cad,  I *spose!-*-~Mclbounic Punch.  Fcrdic: Ma, what would you like  to give ine for my birthday?  Mother: Oh, anything to keep you  quiet.  Ferdie: Well, nothing will keep me  quiet but a drum!  *BOOK 03* j  DOG DISEASES  Ox *t***M       tjT^VW** ^m~*T*.      W~y +*.m-im*X\ 1  '���������YV*       IMailed'free to any adOress by I  AtUaifca'S    1 *   tho Author  Pioneer    1 H. CLAY GLOVER CO., Inc.  Dog Remedies 1118 West 31st Street, New York I  THg NEW FRENCH REMEDY. N.t. U*-\.*8A  ^ ***&&������,& ***%.*%* LisedwFVsacS  Miller's     Worm     .fowders     attack     ��������� ������������������ afa***^a^^S^-e Hospitals with  .��������� ,      .      ., , i .   ���������      '*'-*-.*>v-*v    great success, cures chronic weakness. LosrviooK  worms in thc stomach and intestines   & vim kid������ev  bladder, diseases, dlood poison.  at   once    and   no   worm   ran   rome   in    *ILES   either no. drwggistsor mail,si. post ������ exs  ai   un*-*-.,   anu   uy   wuun   un   ���������.,<?inx.   hi^    fougcraco. 90. beekman sr ne-.v vORKort-YMANBROs  contact  with   them   and  live.     rlicy,! joro-vto   write for prec book to dr. le clero  ���������i..   ^���������,.-���������-4.   xUxm   ...-.i.uolff.-.,  ���������_��������� j���������������.;������������������*;     Meo CO.HAVBRSTOCKRD.HAMPSTEAD. LONDON. BNO.  aiso correct tne unnealtny conditions ; irvnewdrageeitastelessiformof easv to tak������  in the digestive organs that invite and j TH������RASmT^M  ?AsfrHoooRS.  encourage worms, setting up reactions that are most beneficial to thc  growth of thc child. They have attested their power in hundreds of  cases and.at all times arc thoroughly  trustworthy.  .1 ell   a   plump  fat and sec  rirl   she's    getting  Vv'iint   iljippciiS !  Stormy Debate  Chief of Mcintosh Clan (indignantly to cabby, after a dispute over the  fare): How dare you speak to mc like  that? Do you know I'm thc Mcintosh?  Cabby: You look to mc more like  the tiinhr-cll-i.���������Ideas.  OH I LBLALNS  ICusily au<l Oitlckly Cur������-il vv111*.  EGYPTIAN LINIMENT  Poi Hnle liy All He-ilem  "Oouoj.as & Co.. Prop'm, Knpanee. Oat,  Unclassified  "He is quite a model man."  "Well, he has none of-the smaller  vices?"  "What wotild you call the smaller  vices?"  "Oh, I hardly know."  "Stealing    elephants    wouldn't    be  one, would it?"  Doctor: You must bo careful and  follow thc right directions for taking  this pill.  Pal: G'wan nld ye. There's only  wan direction fcr it to go.���������Answers.  O'Flahcrty: Mislhcr O'Sullivan,  will yc shtop and have a frimlly discussion on tin* matter of home rule?  O'Sullivan: It's sorry 1 am, but it's  not coiivaiiieiitjust now.  O'Flahcrty: And why nol, liojicy?  O'Sullivan: Why, to- it'll yc thc  truth, O'Flahcrty, I haven't got mc  ahtick liantly.���������Tit-Bits.  y������ ���������  w.  M.  V.  U33  Revive    the   Jaded    Condition. ���������  When energy flags and thc Cj'������.rcs of  business become irksome; when thc  whole system is out of sorts and  there is general depression, try Parmelee's Vegetable Pills. They will regulate the action of n deranged stomach and a disordered liver, aud make  you feci like a new man. No one  need sufifer a day from debilitated digestion when so simple and effective  a pill can be got at any drug store  The Farmer and His Will  Few farmer    folks think    it worth  while to make a will. Thai is where  they makc a mistake.    Kvery farmer  should attend to this very important  matter, and do il while hc is in possession of all his faculties. That  would ������-nve **>. p-re-il. d<-al of trouble  and more than a little money Bottling  up the estate. Lawyers find their  picking in cases where lhc farmer  passes on wllhoui a will. And at the  time of doing this, the farmer ought  to bc at peace with himsrlf, his family and all the world. No will ever  should be drawn hastily or in a passion; for then a grave injustice might  be done. Most important of all, the  MiMin oii'tiu it* taKc counsel with ntr.  wife before he makes any move of  this kind. Tliat is no more than  right.���������Farm Journal.  Childish  Craving  ��������� for r.omctlm./j r.wcct find.*;  pleasant realization in the  pure, wholesome, wheat and  barley food  Grape-Nuts  M,  (Ix.udc iu Canada)  No daiifi'ev of upsetting the  Mtomnch ��������� and remember,  Grape-Nuts is a true food,  Hood for any meal or between  meals.  "There's a ReasftiT  V.'iUjlkHj'. Ou I.  How's This?  We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward  for any case of Catarrh that cannot bv cured  by   Hall's   Catarrh  Cure.  Hall's   Catarrh   Cure   lias \ been   taken   by  catarrli sufferers     for     the   , past    thirty-five  fears,   and   ha*,   become   known  .ib   the  most  reliable  remedy  (or  Catarrh.    Hall's  Catarrh  '��������� Cure acts throufi-h the Blood-'on the Mucous  I surfaces, expelling: the Poison from the Blood  I and   healing   the   diseased   portions.  j     After you have taken  Hall's Catarrh  Cur������  for a short time you will see a great improve,  meat   in   your   general   health.     Start  takine  Itall'd   Catarrh   Cure  at  once  and   set  rid  of  catarrh.    Send for testimonials free.  F. J. CHENEV & CO., Toledo, Ohio,  Sold   by   all   Dru-tffista,   75c.  BBS THAT TRADE  MARKED WORD 'THERAPION' IS ON  JRtT.GOVt. STAMP AFFIXBD XO ALL CBNUI.WK PACKJET*.  Worth a Guinea  a Box  as a remedy for the evil effects of quick  eating, over-eating and strenuous living The medicine that meets this  need-that tones the stomach, stimulates the liver, regulates the bowels���������is  All roads- that lead to Easy street  need paving.  On Sale Everywhere.���������There may  he country merchants who tlo not  keep Dr. Thomas' Eclcctric Oil,  though they arc few and far between,  aud these may suggest that some  {oil is just as good. There is nothing  .so good as a liniment or as an internal'medicine in certain cases. Take  no other. The demand for it shows  that it is the only popular oil.  A boy's notion of a worthless clog  is one that won't chase cats.  L*"������e,ijS*Ia ������>f Aw MwHclno in the World  Sold everywhere.   In boxes. 25 cents?  ARLINGTON  A*  Vot  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, &c.  Failure  A steel magnate, anxious to get  on the right side of Andrew Carnegie, once attacked him in his love  for thc bard of Tarn O'Shantcr.  "Mr. Carnegie," .said lhe wily magnate. "I sec you've got several tine  editions of J.Uirns cm your shelves.  Georgic Hiirnst Dear old C-Jeorgie  Burns!    He's my favorite poet."  Carnegie glared,  "Gcorgic 1 turns!" lit* snorted.  "Jimmy Shakespeare! Harry Dickens! ltilly Carlylc! Get out wiih ye,  man!"  "Three times now niy wife has sent;  for  lhc  money  to  come  home  from  her Miiniiu'i' trip on."  "Three time;!!   Aud .'.he hasn't eomo  hovs.r.   yA.'f     C!'.:*.:\?s:;  hcr ji4ii'd  ..ml  spends thc money, 1 im-suim:?"  "Oh, no, she vonhh.'t do that."  "Then why ha.Mi't .*>hc -,-oiu*.* houic'r"  "1 haven't sent it to hcr yet."  WATERPROOF COLLARS AND CUFFS  , Somcthiiijr belter than linen and bis laundr  bills.    Wash   it with ������oap   nnd water  stores or direct.    Stato 6tyIo and size.  25c. we -will mail you  TUB ARLINGTON COMPANY OP  ���������     _        CANADA, Limlttd  ���������S Pr*m*r Aronua. Toronto. Omt**-*  Various Resorts  "When man can fly I suppose lie  will spend his summers in Canada and  his winters in Florida."  "Qmtc likely, unless "  "Unless what?"  "Hc spends his winters in the re������  pair shop and his summers in a hos-  pital."  f**jl    II              mm.  1L_������  ^"ZTZZZTZ  MADE IN CANADA /'  Guaranteed for  All' Cl tst&tates  ������*%. i*������v mm ��������� ���������km n.^ftvdji  K*r������l   A\   Q Qj^JtiljSSit'jtiS** ju^immmts*  U   U  t  y Vi' S������<i \i-J'W~U������J  /UNEOyAlUDFOR  OWr\UtY,STYiE  . _   I Of.  uldten  tttAo  ''$M  m  m  r'Mi  ���������~7-r&t  Asm  ���������iVAAt  W;$m  ���������<*::  ��������� ..:.'-. C* ;.v 1 mi  il-  till  111  [ft  1,$;- -^  III'  I lt'-'<r.  Is*,.  lit  ll:  lilt  IKS  Wi'-  m'  ��������� i'V* -  t  it,;  Iff  WA  il  !s*  Si  :iiHE!:'^i^i#dir EEVIEW'ri'-'^;^;^  Silt  Issued every Friday at Oreston, B.C.  Subscription : $2 a year in advance;  r������2.50 to United States points.  C. P. Hatks, Owner and Editor.  ORESTON, B.C.. FRIDAY, DEC. 29  The LMevw Year  New Year's eve ia almost with  us. No doubt many of our readers  will be planning to put into effect  some good resolutions. If any or  all are not overstocked  in this re-  less than sixty,   children  included.  Sure it was  a  bit cold,   but  still  some   folks even   as   far   out   as.  Erickson,  were  able  to turn  out.  Individually,    nearly    eveay  resident of the Valley   would  consider  it a calamity , if the churches  were  lo close their  doors.    The  present  state of affairs in  this  regard  can  hardly go on much longer without  something of the sort taking place.  But)   if   you   must    resolve   to  have a grudge against somebody or  something, have your  spite on the  C.P.R.   Bob Reid is getting used to  that sort of  thing and,   really, the  , time   westbound   passenger  trains  V*  ���������itW'-Si  ������������������>-.-iSSHH*  \.Jr.  ���������P  S'vS?  .-.���������."������������������'���������;���������������.$���������  ..v;;;f-  /W  spect   we   would respectfully   call  atteneion to all or some, at least, of j are keeping on this line  at present  these. deserves all the en vy, hatred, malice,  Don't cus3 the Fruit Growers' and all uneharitableness you can  Union. If you don't like the way work up this weather  it is handled and you happen to  know of a half-dozen men who can  make a better job of it, make up a  slate and present it for consideration at the coming annual meeting.  We feel sure that, the directors in  charge this year wiii cheerfully  for  any   likely-looking  We take this opportunity to thank you for your generous  patronage during the year now closing;  To  assure you  that we will appreciate a continuance of  your trade ;  And   to wish  you   a   new year of Good   Health,   Great  Happiness and   Much   Prosperity.  A Reai Victory  At the bye-election on Thursday j  last   the    electors    of   Vancouver i  splendidly affirmed their  belief   in I  .that tine old British precept that a  ;:j*i!i must, be held iimcwftnt mitil Ho  is   proven   guilty,    by    re-electing    _ .  Hon.    M.     A.     Macdonald   by   a   (J^iiera!  majority that,   under  all   the  cir- j  in a tie way  bunch   of  successors   that   mav be  .>frered.  Resolve to say   a  good   word for  the board   of  trade.    Of  course it  hasn't done the things  you   would  cu instances, was all   that  could be I  have liked-   but  this   was possibly j expected. j  due to the fact that you were not Another Liberal, one McTaggart,}  there to pass along good advice, was the gantleman who seems to!  Any and all of the ten or a dozen j have felt himself called upon "to j  men who have given their time, rid the Liberal party of Mr.* Mac- i  as well as their 810. to keep the ; donald's presence, and to accomplish j  board, alive will much appreciate j this he does not seem to have been  having your counsel and company ! over-particular in his choice of  at ail the 1917 meetings. : campaign weapons.  Resrlve to have a little better j Tremendous stress was laid upon  feeling toward the local merchants, j a" alleged confession . of a Mr.  Of course they charge you more ! Scott, who is supposed to have  than the mail order houses: They j  have to���������for various reasons, some  of which yon are aware of, and  most likely responsible for. These  same   mail  order   houses   can   sell  ^5 bl    C*i Ci E\^mJ  British Columbia  Merchant  been the author and supervisor of  the glugging at the Vancouver bye-  election last February and which  made the general election campaign  of September just  a   bit   historic,  NATIONAL. ������������S^^&> SERVIOE  CANADA.  1. Wh*t is your full name?. >.-., - ���������-��������� -    *& How old are you7....m   ..years  butter paper 25 per cent, cheaper \in tnafc both si������es conceded there  than The Review, and you can Iwas a considerable bit of illegal  get almost any Ontario weekly j ballot-casting but, of course, both  paper for a  dollar  a year,   but we  w,-re ������������������<!������>&!!y sure  it was the other  fellow who did it.  This Mr. Scott has twice fled the  country about the time he was due  to appear in the law courts to give  his evidence in this matter under  oath and subject to cross-examination. Gentlemen who are so anxious to make "'confessions" and who  are so scrupulously careful to be  miles away when their story is to  be taken under the usual legal conditions can hardly expect to be  taken seriously when they make a  statement on paper for political  effect.  That a Liberal of the prominence  Mr. McTaggart has gained in the  party counsels should attempt to  defeat, and to some extent ruin, a  hitherto political bosom frieud does  not speak well for either Mr. Mc-  Taggart's integrity or worldly  wisdom, more's tho pity, though it  is satisfactory to know that the  people of the terminal city have  shown greater consideration for  our public men, and even in a poll fecal contest have preferred the word  of a responsible citizen to that of a  bail-jumping .reprobate whoso reputed confession, under all tho oir-  trust no one is accusing The Review of getting even into the  automobile-owning class.  Resolve to at least  speak well of  the Patriotic Fund, even if you are  convinced that the  government or  some   other   agency    or   agencies  ought to   handle that work.    Generally speaking the dependants are  not getting any more than a living  from all revenues.    To withold, or  to attempt   to   influence   others to  withold, a moiety   of this   world's  prosperity    from    the    wives   and  children of   prospective  cripples���������  men who   are big  and   brave and  self-sacrificiing     enough     to-   take  their chance in the  awful   carnage  now raging in France and Belgium  ���������were unworthy of real Britishers  surely.  Resolve, also, to be as kindly disposed toward the efforts of the Red  Cross. True they have numerous  teas, whist drives and sociables of  one sort and another, all of which  cost at least a dime,T>ut don't for-  uret the ladies are doing it all for  one of the grandest causes you have  ever had the privilege of assisting���������  the saving  of  human   lives.    You .                    , .   ,      ,,     ,  , ,   ,                                 ������          . cu instances,   could   hardly   ho eon-  wouldn fc rcc even astray dog going .,      ,                 .      .        .,        ..   ���������.  , .       .          .���������                 ,,     . siderod   moro    trustworthy    fenart  3. Where do you live?    Province..  4. Name of city, town, I  village or Port Office f   Street  Number...  10. How much time have you lost \  in last 12 months from sickness? /.  -,.���������-;������������������������������������������������������,  11. Have you full use of your arms?. -...  .....  12. Cf your legs?. _    13. Cf your sighi?..  14. Of your hearing?   6. In what country X  wene you born ? /    6. In what country was I  your father born?  7. In what country was  your mother born ?  8. Were you bom a British subject?..  3. it noi, are you naturalized ?   15. Which are you���������married, \  single or a widower?      /....  16. How many persons besides 1  yourself do you support? /....  17. What aro you working at fora living?   18. Whom do you work for?    .    19. Have you a trade or profession?.,... -   10. If so, what?..  21. Are you working now?    22. If not. why?   *SiSsvJ  23. Would you be willing to change your present work for other necessary work at the same pay during the war?.   24. Are you willing, If your railway fare Is paid, to leave where you now live, and go to some other place In Canada to do such work?..  INSTRUCTIONS FOR riLLING IN THIX CARD ARK OM THC OTHBH SI DC        IT ASKS 2* QUESTIONS.       COUNT VOUR ANSWBJIS   iv.nsSiveipXo^  ���������:m~WP.A>;AA'&hiWPp "': :P''A^,PM^'Ap':..:PA^Ppi:^:''AA aaa^aaa^a'" ' "  ivf'<''-;- ���������'���������'��������� ������������������������������������:* ���������������*���������'��������� ��������������������������� '��������� ,A ' AA7''^WlAA''+!*l?*"-������f'PA  A '-'Ai  aitdpetpiii^^ca-i-r  ���������&&&*&  as  BBS  And this week comes an   oflicia ] especially in a direction   that tends  around in misery if you could get  near enough to it to ease or end its  agony. Why tighten your pnrso  strings when a few cents aro  occasionally required to procure thc  necessities to ease human suffering  and save life and limb.  And, finally, resolve to go to  church, at least onco a month for a  starter. If there is ono institution  in tho Creston Valley that \n found  a very ready help in tho time of  lined, and grief and sorrow its tho  clergyman. Aud yet. how little  public respect in hIiowii for hin high  calling, I.o say iiothingoriliM personal qualities. Last Sunday night.  < .'hriHt.imiH eve at that, with only  one ohm-ch s������rvioe for thc whole  Valley, there wan an attendance of  Rouio of   tho Hun  war  to neutral nations.  assurances  ������90 Gm  rOoice  Somebody ih always taking tho  joy out of lift?, Hero it ih only a  matter of a fow months since  Premier Rreumt.or waq announcing  that he Favored reorganizing tho  provincial police force to tho extent  of putting the men in uniforms,  furnishing them with hoisen and  have theni patrol the country after  the I'aiihion of the praivio mounted  poliee. Tneidej'tnlly, on their  rounds they were alno to do the  work of the tftuiie ^iiiii'dianH, lire  wardens, weed inspectors, olo.  announcement that the provinces  of Saskatchewan and Alberta are  going to do away with the services  of thoso mounted police and replace  them with about 50 plainclothes  men in Saskatchewan.  Tho theory is that this number  of detectives oan cover the ground  as effectively as four times the  number of uniformed men. It is  held that the day of the redcoat is  almost passed. Crimea committed  nowadays aro not the kind that  require outward display and show  of authority to track down. By  workirg under covor, on the quiot,  ifc ie believed that as much can be  done.  In districts such as thoso takon  care of in the Kootonays by tho  provincial police-, v.-e earmot f.oc  where tho mounted officer would'bo  nearly as oflioiont as tho present  order of things, while the decision  of Saskatchewan to got away from  the uniformed police is still another  strong urgi-mii'iii against tinkering  Wlt.t     tlSO     jyViSiirlik    liow     Hi     viMMuj.  .'hint at the present timo the maintenance oi lew and ordor in to  Morioun n matter to   monkey   with,  to decrease rather than  strengthen  efficiency.  wSkmiionmS Service  National Service Week is drawing very near and the fact that fcho  first week of the New Year hoars  that title is something in which  everyone in Canada hat an interest.  The men are interested because it  is obligatory upoh oach of thorn,  between tho ages of 10 and 05  years, to fill out ono of the cards  whioh fcho postmaster will hand  them. The women are interested  beeauso fchoir oo-operafcion is being  invited, in sooing that their menfolk attend to thin important duty.  The children are interested heeaune  thi-ir M:\ioo. U-'i<:lier,s1iHv.s explained  to thorn tho meaning of National  Service.  To write in tho answers and return tlio card promptly is a good-  New Year's resolution for ovory  man in Cresfcon Valloy, and it has  ill.,     m i V ti.il J... ���������������'.���������>     . tl       lu������...<������      ,ii.i..'      'if  - ���������' '. .          v        -  -  fulfilment.  National aervico mourn* that wo  are to gofc into that from", of mind  which will cause.us to think of the  needs of the country, to realize thu t  the interests of the state have a  greater claim on us than our self-  interest. This applies to everyone,  from the highest in the land to the  lowest, The Prince of Wales'  motto, "I serve," may woll be the  motto of Qvnry citizen of Canada  at this time.  Thero are many ways of serving  the nation besides going to the  front. The man on the farm and  tho mechanic in the workshop may  be serving fche nation as usefully as  fche man in the trenches. Every  man should be doing the work  whioh represents the most efficient  sorvioo to his oounfcry.  Tho war is toaohing ua, or should  be teaching us. great lessons. Terrible as aro its effects, fchoeo who  have laitji in Canadian manhood  hope and believe fchat the nation  will emerge from this experience  a Hfcrongor and hotter peoplo. If  tho moaning of National Service in  thoroughly grasped and properly  understood, if fche government's call  #'{/,������*   *.**%j*. 2*,������*��������������� v*0**     *o    V'wM|./������i/JuiuCl.*     M>    IM  tho right spirit, the coming year  will bo a banner year in Canada's  hintory.  wttmmmtM  ���������unJ.nHJ.j'w.ww  rm*tctm*mf,x.  mmmmmm  mm*  ���������WMttMMWNI  .......r  ���������,,... >.M.*,....J^.'.ft'W.Jn������Wl������-WJ"#.i������<."^ Report for Dec,  Masterton,  sssm&s  ^P^Sfegggj  mmm*l**m*m*mtqtmmtt*tmB*m*mm^i**^������m0mmmmmmBpmmmm*m^tmmmmmm*m^  !.*Wto';>'!?-'<r:''^^  fAr'"'' 'P'' }:"pA!"-A--~s ������������������ .���������-���������.���������������������������!,..--'.-'.v-:.v--V-;.:-:a.. ���������".-/��������� .::.:���������:������������������-���������:-���������:::���������    ��������� Js^w,aiv:Vi--jAi:ff^'t?M-'j.';;..,.y^ '���������,;���������������' i\-i^^V;,'^:;y>^^^gg^g^tfea;|  ��������� j- ������������������������������������-. . ,   ., " ' , ,.    '  ". ' ,. ,..,..    ' ...' :,..,. -���������-.! ���������.......:.'���������'...   .   .:t~������������������������������������.���������:..;.:     ,..-v-r-.i^.-J>K'3!,,aK*5!!l  THE REVIEW hopes  New Year will be the very  Happiest, Healthiest and  most Prosperous you have  ever yet known.  TSmMJ&S*  tmr Stasess El*������s&rat. Wolves, W&fte Weaeelo M&r^Ikss. &&&<���������  ver* Fisher, and other Far Bearers collected In yourseetlon  SBXP XOVRJ?VRS DIRECT -to "SHUBERT" the largest  __  toMO������intjtefitoriadeaUaflezdirslvelyfn,^  * ������S*"-I  arellable���������respo^isible-^afeFatHoase'mthaatmbletaiahedreri-  ***,* ��������� - tttation existing for' more thaa a third of a century;" a lonj? trmc-  *������*** |  ������s*rfulr^riofsendu*������FiM-SUpi)er3promtsATISFACTORY  ,..;,. I  AND PROFITABLE returns.  Write for 'J^������Wbat*Vti9Sts.m  - .   ������  tneonlyreuaole.acxtiratemarketreportandpricelistDub*jshed.  --     I...._.���������_---;'-_--_3fHtotorl������rLNPW*^������*������jFB?WV''''  I *  A  SHUBERT In*-- a.^7 Wi^AUOTTOi^B.  Transfer. Liverv and Feed Stables  Sleighs and Cutters.      Team Sleighs  Single and Double Harness and Supplies  SftVf>r������,l    .^������etS     QT*   S^O'^^^-Wa-nrl  TTo j'j^ggjj  Coal and Wood For Sale.  ������������m  *S��������� lwS&QS^E^MYS^  Phone 58 Sirdar Ave. Greston  Consolidated  mm  High      School-  Principal.  Number actually attending, 31.  Number, daily present, 28.  Percentage, 90.  Perfect attendance���������Rose Cherrington, Audrey "AttridgS, Lillian Cherrington, Mabel Craigie, Erma Hayden,  Muriel Hobden, Ruth' Klingensmith,  Katherine Moore, Estella McKelvey,  Bertha Pease, Morgan Pease, Myrtle  Smith.  Standing at monthly examinations:  Entrance���������Francis Lyne 08J, Audrey  Attridge.. 92J, Rose Cherrington 88,  Katherine Moore 85J, Mabel Craigie  82i, Orin Hayden 82, Ray McKelvey  70. Vivianne Moore 77, Estella McKelvey 72������. Myrtle Smith 67, Morgan  Pease 59. Paul Stinson 57������, __.....  Hobden 57, Audrey Craigie 48������.  Preliminary High School���������Marion  Swanson 43,;Harold Gobbett 40, Lillian Cherrington 37, Harold Goodwin  36, Ruth Klingensmith 34.  Advanced High Schoel���������Muriel  Knott 84, Jennie Nichols SO, Margaret  Webster 77, Lyda Johuson 69. Erma  Hayden 68, Vida Gobbett 62. Bertha  Pease 61, Edna Holmes 51.  Division II.���������M. MacKenzie, Teacher.  Number attending during month.  29.  Average daily attendance, 25������  Junior 4th.���������Ruth Compton,. Almeda Attridge, Edgar Benny, Frank  Romano.  Senior 3rd���������Eunice Moore, Susie  Hurry, Francis Pow, Ben Embree.  Junior 3rd���������Margueritte Crawford,  Alta Attridge, Harry Compton, Harry  Pollitt, Eva Webster.  Pupils making^full attendance���������  Alta Attridge, Almeda Attridge,  Harry Compton, f Ruth Compton,  Robert Crawford, Eva Holmes, Annie  Maione, Susie Hurry, Francis Pow,  Jack Shorthouse, Eva Webster. Louise  Bevan/ ���������'"   '"���������-        :j 'p-  DiVlSlONilL���������Miss B. Hurry, Teaeher,  Number  attending  during month,  35.  Average daily attendance, 31.  Perfect Attendance���������Nellie Adlard,  Evelyn Beyan, Alfred Boffey, Ivin  Compton, Edith Cr-iwford, Elson Lidgate, Keith Lidgate,. Frank Maione,  Robert Moore, Roy Pease, Cyrus Pow,  Merle Reid. Louise Romano, Beatrice  Scott, Walter Scott;- Donald Skiers,  Gladys Webster, . Herbert Manuel,  Jennie Belanger.  . 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.  Division    IV.���������Miss   B.    Hardman.  Teacher.  Number attending during month,  31.  Average attendance, 26.15.  Perfect attendance���������Leslie Boffey,  Harvey Gobbett, Edna Nichols, Gordon Spiers, Gilmoure Taylor, Lily  Wilson, Edith Wilson, Henry Web-  ster, John Belanger. ��������� - ' "*  Highest standing: Second Primer  ���������Ralph Christie. Senior First Primer  ���������Joyce Moore. Intermediate First.  Primer���������Mary in Little. Receiving  Class���������Edith Wilson.  and Other equipment, as well as the  thorough-tra.ijJiiig;i>f their me*s������ -.^.P. ..  ''The atrocity and- horrors with  which your armies crushed the peace-  loving, innocent Belgians and Poles  sent an electric shock', through all  civilized nations, so< effectively, that  the word of your, hypnotic Kaiser and  his advisers is no, longer worth the  scrap of paper upon which they are  recorded to any of the Allied 'nations,  hence we can take no proposal froth  your Kaiser or his advisers.... There is,  therefore,-no alternative left fco us but  to array our 600 million subjects on  our side against the 100 million subjects on your side and fight your  country to a finish, unless you dethrone your Kaiser and crush your  military class. You will then be left  free to form a government of your  people, by your people, for your  people. We do not want your country,  nor the life of your non-combatant  subjects. It will follow .that your  country will have to stand, part of the  loss'caused by the war to ravish territory, but your present generation will  not be able to assume the whole  burden, and to put more upon you  than you can fulfill in your lifetime  would, be equal to taxic!*0* the unborn  generation for your sins, which would  be contrary to the new spirit and  morals of the Allied nations.  "Having accomplished the crushing  of your Kaiser and his military power,  we must all co operate in crushing the  other power that is a standing menace  to the happiness and permanent peace  of the world, namely, The Money  Power. Happily this will be an easy  matter to accomplish at the end of the  war, without injustice, hardship, or  the sacrifice of human life.     Justice.  battalion of boatmeii for *<v'ar service  on the Tigris river. Capt. McKinnou  may also go and it fs stated'that Capt.  Matt Reid and Capt. Orr, of the Kootenay lake car,. barge,,, service may go  also   . ���������;  Mirror Lake school, which has an  enrollment of two scholars," will not  re-open., after .the, Christmas vacation.  .At-Greenwood it is necessary to get  a license from " the govern ment agent  before one  can ent ice for -domestic  ��������� tit**-*.  ������-IO*C������  The Railway. Commission has just  made an order placing six miles an  hour as the speed limit tor trains running through Grand Forks city limits.'  Although the province will go "dry"  next July, the Herald hears that a  substantial citizen is going to build  a brand new up-to-date hotel in Cranbrook next year.  LIQUOR LICENSE ACT  Section 34  Notice is hereby given that on the  29th day .of January next application  will be made to the ISaperintendent of  jl iu-iiti\/iai    mm M-it*;".  ox the gr&ht of a,  license for-the sale of liquor hy retail  ��������� ���������������'     ..'���������. .3     .'^ ���������^*.������������     -^l~������      fcw������.^s������^.������,-".-.*~      ��������� ��������� .^ ........-J      ....  JU     O/lltl      l������|JW.'   ���������   MJXIX3       ^JKCUlbCD       XWllVA.VKJ       CUT.  lhe Creston Hotel, situate at Lots' 1 to  6, Block 20, upon the lands described  as Creston Townsite.  Dated  this 28th  day of December,  ������ r������i a  LOTTIE MEAD, Applicant.  NEWS OF KOOTENAYS  Rossland has cut the hotel fee from  $400 to $800 a year.  Another butcher shop has opened  for business at Ainsworth.  ���������   Fort Steele trappers say the season,  so far. has been a poor one.  Trail's seyen   hotels  have renewed  theirr licenses up to July 1, 1917. ]  Kaslo   Presbyterian   ladies cleaned j  up $120 at tbeir bazaar last-week.  During the  year Penticton's  school  population hasincrersed 25 per cent.  44 sacks of mail   were received at  Golden.postoffice one day last week.  GET   Y.OLB  Plumbing, Tinning ann  General Reoaii Woi*"-  W,  9.       Jr.. ������8  Tl e Rrtfipf-ii-tiiiii   of  j:l   -������rs  ��������� ������ I '   jf t Pr til.--  ^Done   by I  Embree:  work    wel*   dime,  price ic  foreo������������eii  CATTLE ESTRAY  Strayed, from Duck Creek, the early  part of^September. a small two-year  old -r^k:.v roan steer, branded * P-|  Also on^red heifer calf  not branded.  Sllit".l������l^''',������'������������wfl.t'd    I.o   rwi.i'l.ios   triviTif il>-  formation   as to their   whereabouts.  P. Hagen, Wynndel P.O.  Mining  Canada,  9.  OFP/Ofi,  TRAtti.*  &MEL.TINQ   AND  Smelting Gs.  Limited  REFINING   DEPARTMENT  BRITISH COLUMBIA  SMELTERS AND REFINERS  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  0S*m. i    |-������  VB/WJ^-*-',-  *wir it*, tr *mU * m. *  PURCHASERS Or  COPPfff? AND SmiSAD  ORBS  TRAIL. BRAND PIG LEAD.  BL.UESTONE AND SPELTER CU  THE CANADIAN BANK  " ��������� OF COMMERCE  *IIWWIBWWi*iW*^  ���������>������  SIR BDMUND WALKER. C.V.O., LL.D. D.C.L.. ;sruNi.lo������e  iOIIN A1RD, General Mnii������ffer. ������. V. V. .tONKS. Ass't f������cr*cr������l Mhiiiik^  SPllAL, $15,000,000 HJKEBVE FUSD, $13,500,000  BANKING   BY "MAJlL  Accounts may bc opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank  oi Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive thc same  careful attention as 1$ given to all other departments of thc Bank's  business. Money may be deposited or withdrawn in this way as  s;ui.s������actonly*a&by H personal visit, to thc Bank.  Sf������3  C. Q. BENNETT  VTrt-naKev Creston Bmncb  Answering Germany  Editor Rkvibw:  Sir,���������Circumvent . the cunning of  tho Geiman military rulers and givo  tbem a pill compounded of their own  ingredient!*.  First of all equipnainiitiy aeroplanes  as aro available with a distributing  device on the same principle aa a  manure sproador. Then print nn many  circulars aa thoy can curry nnd start  theni out to distribute them ovor the  German territory, .the pamphlets  culling attention to tho following  facts:  "Your    wives,     mothers,    sisters,  sweethearts aro surrounded by an lion  wall  iu  your   Fatherland,  debarring  you   from   the   verdict passed  upon  your Kaisin*. und his ambition for tho  military supremacy of the  world, by  (JOU million pi*oplu ou  lhe Allied side.  "This   verdict is n������ follows:   That  your Kaiser must  be do-throned   and  IiIh military power completely  crush*  ed, ns both urn a standing menace to  tho world.   Your military classes havo  boon proparitiK for tlio* war for  ovor  10  years,    and    caugh t  tho   Allied  nation*.      unnronarod.     Tho     Alll������*d  imtloiiM   en-    now ' oaiolsinf*; up  with  yosir   nations   hi   kiuu:,   .'unnuuiUio'i  The Star is shouting for a dentist to j  pay Golden a visit semi-occasion ally, j  ������������������.���������'"���������'  Almost 1100  birds  were on  ex hi bi-  tion   at' Nelson    poultry    show   last \  week. |  Exhibitors from outside points were j  numerous at Nelson poultry show last'  week. I  There are 410 names on" the voters  list for the coming municipal election  at Trail.  The town of Sandon has sold its  skating rink to i.lie town hockey club  for $400.  There are 291 names on the Kaslo  city voters list for this year's municipal election.  The Sloean hockey league will have  three teams this year: Kaslo. Silver-  ton and Sandon.  At the recent poultry show  at Nelson Cranbrook fanciers curried oft' 18  prizes on 22 entries.  Another teacher will bo added to  the staff of Trail high school after the  ChrisLuiHH holidays.  $1)0 was the best Golden Presbyterians could do at their bazaar and sale  of cooking last week.  lu. S. K. Winn, lawyer of RohsIiukJ,  may bo a Liberal candidate in the  next Dominion election.  Seven dwelling Iiouscb have been  ranted by families coming to Moyio  within fcho past two weeks.  This has been a lean year for Kaslo  deer hunters although tho woods have  boen full of them this month.  F. J. Perason has started a camp  west of Moyie and will "employ IG or  SO mon making ties and props.  Moyio is coming back with a hang.  Two managers of different banks woie  looking the town over lust week.  The Oran brook Butter Co. hns  bought out the milk delivery busjinens  of W, B. Bardgettin Cranbrook.  Now Denver ;<Jnnnorvutivo Asiiocla-  tl.-in ban passed a resolution asking tho  government to adapt conscription.  Kaslo Kootenaian: Angus MoKln-  iwhi iin.'4> on the K auk at look and Mul-  erdm  McLeod, of fcho same steamer"!  1...W j-'i.JtHted With Cajit.   Artu.strong'.H  jl  s  ���������i-r.#i.hnl|j  mtuumn  DEA1.ER. IN  Higil Glass Boots and shoes  Saddle and.Harness'  Repairing a Speciatly  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Ooal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, theNorth-  West Territories and in u portion of  the Provinceof British Columbia, may  bo leased for a term of twenty-one  years renewal for" a further form of  21 years at an annual rental of $1 an  aero. Not more than 2,5(10 acres will  be leased to one applicant,  Application foi a lease must bo made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agont of the district In which  the rights applied, tor aro situated.  In surveyed territory tho hind must  he described by; flections, or legal subdivisions oj sections, and in unsurvoy-  ed territory the tract applied for shall  be staked out by tho applicant himself  .  Eacli application must bo accompanied by ii feo of $5'which will be refunded if the rights applied for arc not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty,  shall bo paid on tho merchantable output of tho mino at tho rato of live cent*-;  per ton.  Tho person operating tho mine shiill  furnish tho Agent with sworn lotnrns  accounting for the full quantity ol'  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the conl mining  rights aro not being operated, such  returns should bo furnished nt lonM  once a. year.  The lease will include the i-onl milling rights onlv, rescinded hy Chap.  27 of -Mr*:George V. assented io 12tli  Juno, 11)1-1.  Vot' full Siifoinw.l.iou application  should be mado to tho Secretary of tin*  Department of tho Interior, Ol.tawu.  or to any agent or Sub������A*j[<������ikt of  Dominion Lands.  W. VV. COHY. Deputy Minister of  | N.lt.   -lmauthnri/.07)pnhlW-atinii.nf IIi'ik  '    .ulvw-Mseit.out will not Iii' I'm id for.  Ppp$p$$������������  ���������r'r,.--'Km  nm  ^SlsSi  AA:.i}i  iJmSmSSZMmmSM  m  a^Bn  m  titmmmm  ���������>l  ��������� jgT.saa.1^,  tf*(r*  mmm  mmtmm  ���������Ei iff;  i'l'i  PA,  m  AA<!-  m  pp.  nr  IP  .St.'.  [fi;  i*:<~ ���������  If';'-  w.  in-,  I  il.;  IS-*  S4'-  %  5^+t  a  MM  *^*ffBBS!al5^BSSB*Z!M*BBBBB?Si*?^^il'iif,y*^^^ ���������    ~n ��������� '    '    wwwwwww������������������^���������.^..  /���������- ������������������  Thc Missus: What ure you-���������-a man  ������r a mouse?  Hubby: A in;ui dearie. Were I a  -mouse, I'd have you ou top of that  table shrieking' l'or help.  Oldest Fort isi New World  It is a fascinating experience to  visit Santo Domingo and wander  amid the ruins of the alfreicnt city,  from thc fortifications of Homanajc,',  the oldest iu the new world, to the.���������  fust stone church on this side of the  Atlantic, and the tomb of the great [  discoverer, says the National Geographic Magazine. Nowhere else in  this hemisphere arc these scene*?,  fraught Avith more historical significance to Americans than here, whore  Columbus had his hour of triumph  and his hour of sorrow, and where,  when he had embarked upon thc  great voyage from which hc would  never return to endure the fickle favor of petty princes, his ashes tin-  ally found repose.  mIN $W.iMl OF BACK  S*r*>m time to tima -arc Isarn o?  ewes T?her9 tlia frsa nssaplc ������<  Gin Pills is Bunlcient to .vcliuvfl ehu  distressing paina in tSo Vi-ok.  Here is such a casa comtug; from  tho BrttiaU  W<:$>f.   Indies.  Brittoa KM,  at.  Mtctiaat's,  B-VV.T.  &Ih.v 24f.h, una.  *4I recflived your swiiiila of lata  j?iUa and. would nay chat X va*  Buffering from a vovy iutanat} pala  iu tha annul of my back foi- dosus  ���������lays. After 1 had taken tb������  sample, tha j������uiu was goui>.  Sam'ord   Weokn."  AU druggists  soil  Gia Ftlta   at  COc. n *box, or C boxa* tor $v!.5Ci.  Bautplo free if you wirte to  WATIOKAI, DRUG &  CErEMICAX,  OO.   OF   CANADA.   LIMITED  Sci-outo,   Ou;. 7*i  .Rise and Fall  Onicer tas company ii temporarily  ahout to vacate trench which has  been reported liiined): You two will  re.main here, and if there is au explosion you will blow a whistle. You  understand?  rivatt* Spuds: Yes, sorr!    Will v.-e  going   up   or   coi'djigr   down  nEna-ntMEDY  rn(*s DDHinrf1  run onuiaco  Children's Bumps,  Sprains  and  Minor Hurts Quickly Relieved  by Sloan's Liniment  Automobile in War  Great Britain Leads the Way in War  Automobiles  Mr. Howard C. Fcllon contributes  some, interesting particulars about the  automobile in the present war. In  August, 1VM, there were, more motor  cars of all sizes in use in l.ingland  than in all the other warring nations  combined. Germany and Austria to-  115,000 cars of all kinds. Fra.icc had  in the neighborhood of 90,000, and  Russia ahout 10,000. Great Britain  had 250,000 in daily use. In 1913  France paid out nearly $750,000 in  subsidies to the owners of motor  trucks, and Austria about $500,000.  Germany's outlay in that direction is  not known. Like other military in-  lonnation, the figures were closely  guarded. F.ut to the owner of every  car^ in Germany there was given a  registered number, together with in-  j structions to bring his vehicle to a  certain point at the instant required.  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  yours,  much  "An how are Ihim twins o1  Mrs. Casey, thot look so  aloike?"  "Sure,   wan   o*   thiin's   sickA an' we  don't know which wan!"���������New York J  Times.  SUDDEN DEATH  Caused by Disease of the Kidneys.  KEEP  VOUH   .SHOES NEAT  F. F. QAL'-EY CO. OF CANADA. LTD., HAMILTO.N. CANADA  /r  HOME AND MOTHER  WorJs th.ri express 5;<������j tc-.i.ieresi =��������� enliir.cuts of the human heart. Mother is  the  mo>t  beaiiii.-u!   sor-i  in :l*e  language.  When wc ihink u: the wo'rit? c-; ihiUlhoou, the sleepless nights and the anxious rac!������enis ih.ti nrothi.-;- erviu~c<i to bring ti.; to Manhood aud .Womanhood,  shouldn't  we   j,ivft   greater   though*,   to   the  comforts  of  those  travelling1  front  home?  W'e. 3j fcourl-kcepers. in the imprest of the future prosi>erity of Our investment, are co::'iu'!!e.l to ������;:v: iOrt.sidcrable thought to the creature comforts ol lather  and n-.other   v.":..-r.  traveUisis from  ho:nc.  It you ice! like giving tbcai - trit. it any time, why not advise thetn, when in  Toronto,  to  &tsy  at  the  r  WALKER HOUSE  Ths ll������������������laseuf Flcsity  FRONT A>0  YORK 5fREET5  I  OR  HOTEL CARLS-RITE  The iTouse of Comfort  FRONT AND S1MCOE STREETS  i  Both or.r  hotels enjoy  healthy   moral   atmosjiherr,  Iluropean  Flan.  repi.itAtiori?  second   to   v.one   for   comfort,   cleanliness,   a  and  rate.-   that   are    extremely    reasonable.���������American  or  WRIGHT & CARIO.J,!.  rnn'rh't:1.:-;.. Torm'to's T",'in>ous Hotels, TORONTO, ONT.  ^L*ctu    :or*.icr   V> cfitcrficri])  ^.t^     The close connection which  exists  .between the heart and the kidneys is  well known nowadays.     As soon  as  kidneys are diseased, arterial tension is  increased and the heart functions are  attacked.    When the kidneys no longer  pour   forth   waste,   uremic   poisoning  ��������� occurs and the person dies, and the  hurt  themselves���������to   come   crying   to   cause is often given as heart disease,or  mother    with    little lingers    bruised, j disease of brain or lunge.  Ji is thc very nature of chiUlre;. to  to preserve her cotnplexion, aud  she finds this an easy task, if she  uses Zaui-lhik. This herbal balm  not only keeps the surface skin  smooth and soft, but penetrates to  and /eed3 the uudefl.vmjr tissues.  It stimulates the e'eLls to healthy  action, aud produces vigorous circulation, which by carrying away  all impurities creates a permanently clear complexion. How  much more satisfying -than a.  temporary complexion produced  by powders and cosmetics 1  50c. box, all drugg'sts or Zam-  Buk Co., Toronto.  | Buy Matches  As 3'ou would auy other  household commodity ������������������  with an eye to fidl value.  When you buy  with    IiL-ad*-  bumped,    with    sprained  ankles and wrists.  They ure painful  hurts,  too.       But  their pain ;uul sting can't survive the  It is a good insurance" against such it  risk to send 10 cents for a large trial  package of v Anuric" ��������� the latest discovery  of   Dr.  Pierce.     Also  send a  :3y kep  tears give way  to smiles. His hurt is  relieved.  !n every home where tliere are chil-  j drcn, a bottle oi" Sloan's Liniment is  a necessity.  j     Aching   muscles,   rheumatism,  luni-|  j bago, stiff neck, backache, chiihlaius,  ) etc., can bc  effectively  relieved  with  j Sloan's Liniment. Cleaner than mussy  | ointments or piasters.  Sloan's    Liniment    can be obtained,  stores, 25c, 50c ������-uk1 $1.00.  &*~riS3---mmmmmES������SSSSS  War News���������One fvlore Highland Battalion  .- ��������� -- - 'm. . . ,., -  , ��������� i - ������������������ . ��������� ���������        nn^ j~\ w-%  ���������   ���������   -   -   a, ^jp.   mnd consider thc Juty you owe your country, your friends and j-ourse-U in this great  war of  right  against  misht.    Are  you  doing your  purt?  LOOK  around you and see how n.anj of the men you know so well who are "doing their  bit." Would you not be happier with them? When the hoys return, which would  urive  you  the  greatest pleasure���������-to  cheer or be cheered?  LiSTKN  fulfil %v<*ur country's  pledge.  Canada guaranteed to  furnish half ;t million men, but 130,000.have still" to'he found. Some" of the boys  have   been   ncaiiy   two   years   in  the   trendies    is it not lime io relieve .hem?  The CAM.K.KON- HIGHLANDERS of Canada, who have already sent nearly  4,000 wen to the war, are now raising one more Battalion, the 174th, under Lieut.-  Colonel H. I-". Osier, who has returned from the front to tahe Command, and  they need 85u more men to complete their establishment. They have thc finest  quarters in Canada, a splendid organization, and nn honored association with the  "'Uueen's Own" Cameron Highlanders, one of the finest regiments in thc British  Army, whose Tartan and badge!) they are privileged to wear. What other unit, can  offer such attractions? Come and be one of lhe 30,000 men who will have worn  the Cameron badges and colors durin-j the Great War.  Transportation will be forwarded to recruits from outside points immediately  on   receipt   of   r.iedical   certificate   from   a local   Doctor.  For further information write to the Adjutant, Captain J. F. Dun net, at Alinto  Street Barracks, Winnipeg, or to Lieut. J. A. Stevcriisou, 20i Main Street, Winnipeg.  Oil 3d  and,  I "I tell you," said P*tt, "the  frinds are the best, aftcr all,  what's more, i can prove it."  "Mow are you goin' to prove ii?"  I     ''Where  will   you  find :i  new  frind  I that has shtud by ye ils lony as  '.he  I ouhl uik-:. haver"  Buffalo, $. Y. When you suffer from  backache, frequent or scanty urine,  rheumatic pains here or there, or that  constant tired, worn-out feeling, it's  time to write Dr. Pierce, describe your  symptoms and get bis medical opinion  without charge���������absolutely free. Thia  "Anuric'' ot Doctor Pierce's ie found  to be 37 times more active than iithia,  for it dissolves uric acid in the system  as hot water does sugar.  Simply ask for Dr.. Pierce'a Anuric  Tablets.' There can be no imitation.  Every package of "Anuric" is sure to  be Dr. Pierce's. You will find the signature on the package **usf>as you do on  Dr. Pierce's Golden medical Discovery  for blood ahd stomach.  WORRY* DESPONDENCY*  Kidney Disease is suspected by medical  men when patients complain ot backache  or surfer with irregular urination, disturbed, too frequent, scanty or painful  passage. The general symptoms are rheumatic pains or neuralgia, headaches,  dizzy spalls, irritability, despondency,  weakness and general misery. Worry  Is a frequent cause and sometimes a  symptom of kidney disease. Thousands  have testified to immediate relief from  these symptoms after using Dr. Pierce's  Anuric Tablets.  MATCHES  Yon receive a generously-  filled box of Sure, Safe  lyifi-lits.  Eddys "Silent  anoi  SSateh  es  JUST THE THING  i FOR LITTLE ONES  I     r.abv's Own    Tablets arc    the host  | medicine a mother can give lier little  i ones.      Tliey regulate    the    bowels;  ; sweeten the .stomach;   btiuisll    constipation and indigestion;   relieve   colds  and simple fevers and make teething  easy.    Concerniiig them Mrs. Herbert  "Oh, you don't know me, Colonel  l.riurgles; biit I'm the vicar's wife."  "Delighted, I!m sure. Always  pleased to see any wife of the vicar!"  London Opinion.  A pleasant medicine for children is  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator,  and there is nothing better for driving worms front the s'ysteni.  One of the faculty of a New England college tells of a freshman who  Wt^mStmljZ     0*jm,m'mmm*m,      m%~,&.*%     SP^.m~,^.m.^.fm*t  A safe, vataiieremtiatinff.  mm.mJtlmJ~Z O-.J     ��������� -      X Urn.,m      J-..  ^r... ...iiwi      ^j������J���������.    ^������    w.������������.jw    WX  grees of strength. No. 1,  II; No. 2. S3; No. 3. $8  per box. Sold by all  druggists, or Bent prepaid in plain package on  receipt of price. Fre������  -pamphlet.    Address:  YME COOK RSEDJCSME COi  Sfig9STQ,@i& Cfewiis S&a-J  LOSSES SORELY PREVEHTE9  CUTTER'S BLACKLEG PILLS  '-.ow-prlcetl,  .frtsli. r=!fafc!=;  preferred liy  western stockmen, because  proteet where other  >*3 .������.���������..   .      vaccines fall.  f^_ Wntofor liooklet sm J testimonials.  lO-dosopke. Blackleg Pill*, $1.00  SO-dosopkg.BlackHg Pills, $4.00  Use any in jitfar, but Cutter's simplest aud stro;i wax.  Tiie superiority of Cutter products ImJ.tBto over IS  years oi speritllzlng io V."K:cinks and sititi'MS  m......     m..f...... rtx, /*,fn"f.i.\������.cf       Xt  ..*rH+..l^^\,\^  order tllrect.  Tho Cutter Laboratory, Btrfcelay, California  The Soul of a Piano is the  Action.    Insist on the  Otto Higel Piano Action  j Johnston, Muymont, Sn.sk., writes: ��������� j wus asked by one. of the professors I ��������������������������� -��������� "-1  wil Tablets for} "whether he hnd pj-oved ;t certain pro-      Negatives  "1 don't sur*i>osc tliere itin't no  gentleman here as knows, nothincr of  no old silk hat knockinw itround nowhere?"  Husband (after the theatre): AVell,  how did you like the play?  His Wife: Very well, indeed. Tliere  was only one impossible tiling in it.  The seeond aet lakes i>l.'i������-e two yeai's  after the first, and the f,'i:.ii!y still  have the same servant.  Worked Wonders  "Jones is ou thc water wagon  again."  "Reformed   once   more?"  "Well, he saw his wife's new hat,  ami noi.liiri'r would convince him hut  what he had 'em again."  Barber (entertaining his customer  as usuaO: Vour hair is getting very  grey,  sir.  Cui'louier: I'm not stirr*ri*u:i!. Hurry  up. '  Think of It���������  People cut out Ion or coffee before retiring when these  beverages interfere with sleep. In the morning: tliey  drink freely of then), strangely overlooking the fact that  at whatever time of day the cup is drunk thc drug,  f'j-.j'iVmt', in tea and coffee is irritatint4: to the nerves.  More t\\m\ more people aie turning lo  Instant Postum  the thdj.'.-fice, noiirishintf, comforting cereal drink.  "There's a treason"  jjj Oiii'.'lian rostitm Ci-ronl Co., \.U\., Wiiulsor, Out.  "I have used Baby's C">wil ,ial>lels lorj  the past four years and mid tlicm just  the thing i'or babies ami young children." They arc* sold by medicine  dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box |  from The Dr. Williams Medicine Co.,  Bruekville,  Out.  "'When ye're whipped," .suhl Mr.  Dnlan, "ye oiii>!it to say ye've had  enough."  "If J've the stringlh left to .s-'iy I've  had enough," replied '.Mr. BaJTerly,  "I'iii  nut   whip|ied yet,"  position  iu  Kuclid.  "Well, sir," said the freshman,  "'���������proved' is a rather strong word���������  but 1 -will say that 1 have rendered  it  higlTly probable."���������Times.  A Philadelphia engineer has invented a telegraph key to bc attached tb  a telephone lo send mechanically, not  electrically, produced sounds over ils  wire,  Corns cause much sulicriiig, hut  I lolhiwav's Corn Cure olYers u  speedy, Mire and saliril'aetory result.  Qnihliyver  timidly   ap prone hod   thc  boss'  desk and  iiitiiuated  gently  thai,  lie  would   like   to   takc a   day olV ou  Wednesday.  Tiie l>nss tinned a her������:c glare* upon j  him and growled sternly!'  "Look     here,  you     know   perfectly  well  th.it   we're  frightfully busy,  and  I   ean'i   spare a man.    Why cm  earth  i1<<  y < >ii   waul   next   Weiinesiluy   off?",  !     "Well, you   n?.r, sir," <'\-ji|aiiit*d  l!.e<  I yoiiiig  man, hesitatingly.    "Pin going  j in  be  married  ou   Widuesday,   and   J  'should  Jil..*  In  lu*  there,"---Tit-Bits.  Minard';;   Liniment   Cuica   Garget   iu  Cows.  Permanent Cure of Piles  Certified By Minister  Sixteen Yeatffl Affo This Man Was Cured by Dr. Chase's  Ointment���������Had Suffered Keenly for Twelve Years.  You might almost say thai there is  only one actual cure, for files, and  that is Dr. Chase's Ointment. livery  day this conclusion is corroborated  by reports from persons who had  tried one  thing and another without  ^sf\lil<>     li'lii-jiV    iiiron     Itj't'iai     /iiwii'^  Some. hav-C even been oper-  ouly to have, the old trouble  .1   i-.....li..   j..   ^l.,..: ���������,.   i...  sue cess.  atcd on, only lo have- the old trouble  return, and finally lo obtain cure hy  use of this ointment.  V\ hy no) avoid waste, of. lime,  wasle of money and needless risk  with operations by using Dr. Chnse's  Ointment al oncer"  "Slev*. aid, how*  long-will  il   hi.   before,  we  reach  port?"  "About   lwo   hours,   ma'aiu,"  "Oh, dear, I ;diall die before then."  "Very likely, ma'am,    llu I  you'll be  all   right     again     when   you've     been  i'1''""'   ''   !ill!c   .>!.;!���������;."    ];.,.,Jo...  T.^.i-  1 -".'ipt.  I  ^>������i.ljmjU������.  W.       N.  II.        1131  H aim on   Arm,  troubled     with  jt..v.., wiiipm. i v,;is iroumeii wiiu  bleeding I'ib's for about t-,\r*l\'c years,  and hiiffeied i\ < i v I liini' hut ih*alli, I  xfi'jo.    so  bad   I   could     t.caicclv m-.R-  about, and though I tried man?  things, could gel nu icliel', Al that  time J lived at Sharbot Lake, Out.,  and a friend advised mc to' use Dr.  Chafe's Oiulmcul, saying he would  guarantee cure,--Less than two boxes  of Dr. Chase's Ointment cured mc.  That is sixteen years ago, and lain  O.K. yet, so think you cau consider  the cure permanent. 1 cannot praise.  Dr. Chase's Ointment enough, as it  saved me from a great deal of pain  and  sulieriug."  Rev. W. .). Hcamish, Salmon Arm,  B.C., writes; "/ have becu ucquaiuleii  with Mr. O. lb Peters, and have always found hiin to bc :t man of his  word. I can therefore most thoroughly endorse what Mr, Peters* has  written concerning the merils ������ani|  value of Dr, Chase'** Ointment."  A test of I>i*. Chase's Ointment will  soon convince you of its ������nerl'.������.    belief comes almost immediately,    aud  euro     follows    iicrslste.nl     treatm������NH  j lor sale by all dealers.    Sample hox  I free if you  mention this paper    and  ! write  direct   to   Kdmausflns,  Satefl lb  | Co., Ltd., Toronto.  ���������twWfc^iMwiv^to.* i' ^ftm**********  Mm n:\urn  r^^mpfm*M^jfl^^^^^ ^57i3!x^^T^7^7fc*3^Ci.:rfSr2H^  pApiJ^A  m*,km  3 -A?.fW7?*ff%  ilndW  KlllbH UHPlKt IU  EilEifll eJ Dill-*"  AN ARABIAN NIGHT OF SURPRISE  AND MYSTERY  U England  Lost Half Her Fleet To-Morrow, She Would Still  Have as Large a Fleet as That With Which She  Regan the War  __.  o-   ������*.*&������������&**&������������ . vv aii jib  ������jm������ kjiauuh   c*  Today I heard the unending^ rattle  and roar of the machine guns tliat are  defeating Germany; but there were  no bullets apparent, and no casualties. It was the sound of thc pneumatic riveting hammers, ringing upon  a hundred ships in the forest-like  yards of the Clyde. Thc scene from  the deck of our launch, as wc glided  from dock to dock and from reach to  gleamiiig reach of the smoke-wreathed river, was one of epic grandeur.  Here, like the ribs of an unimaginably huge leviathan, lay thc shipway  in which the Lusitania was born, and,  one cradle of ships a fleet of destroyers, a fleet of submarines, a fleet of  battle-cruisers, that in themselves  would have constituted a formidable  navy for . any country.     Here,    too,  were   certain  "mystery  ships";   ships  of -      - - -  Dawn and Dusk the Best Time for  U-Boat Attacks  "The most dangerous periods for  thc British ship in thc North Sea is  at daybreak and at dusk." Such is  the opinion, after patrolling it for  eighteen months, of one of the brave  sea dogs who mans a Grimsby patrol  boat.  "The dim lights give   the advantage  -eramif j**������iif Ta  min   -|B������r     -  ill?..  ���������3*������  t@S&ff^'!0VSx8&slf������\  'AMAj&:&������i&g������PMM  'mpzmmm  7.;:1#;pSf:  .'pAp^&i^iM  '���������������������������'���������-ArAA'AASR-Si  ���������vi'-SfeSfee  PERMANENT PEACE ONLY AFTER ALLIED VICTORY  A  Peace  At Any  Price  Member   of  the   French   Parliament  to the *u" boat,������ andl her' p^rfscope, |    Rebuked by Premier Briand, who Enunciates the Determined  a  new  type,  round which   special  screens had been built to guard them .  from   too  inquisitive     eyes.     And  if j is challenged, and upon the reply de  mere size be a quality of the "colossal," I saw several submarines larger  than any ' hitherto built, and battle  cruisers that would outstrip any ship  in the  world, and were considerably  measuring  only  ������ j-4  indies  in  cir  cumfcrcncc, need only project 18 in.  above water to give hcr a view, and.  from a distance of half a mile is most j  difficult  to detect, since at any  time  it  only  looks like a  lead pencil.     A  submarine  always  has   the  first   pull  in sighting her object. If time allows,  oil  may  be  thrown   overboard,     the  object of which is to dull thc periscope sight and so blurr the view.  "When a submarine is sighted she  Stand France has Taken for Freedom   ' ������ ;���������;   all around it, were the stark Spartan j lcr  than battleships  in  cxist-  cradles of her avengers.     *���������*���������** ..*������������������*������-.    ��������� ������  mile   they   stretched   like  Mile after  a skeleton  forest. Men moved like ants among  their naked boughs. Dark bulks, embryo battleships, grew and took shape  below them, among those gigantic  wooden ribs. Thc hammers rattled  and roared in a deafening crescendo  that drowned ail speech. They rang  and palpitated and boomed together  through all thc smoky day from dawn  to sunset; and through all the furn-  aced night, from sunset to dawn.  Here at last I heard the answer of  the British Empire to Germany ���������- in  that unceasing sound as of rapid-firing  Here were hammers engaged i  ence.  In "a dozen mile-wide workshops  surroundin0- the sliiovards I saw  thousands of workers, men and women, wrestling in a veritable fire of  devotion with a thousand labors of  Hercules. The newspapers have talked much of the labor troubles on the  Clyde, for the simpic reason that one  man in a city who throws his chair  through a restaurant window will be  .more widely advertised by the press  than the three million who merely  use their chairs in the ordinary way.  But I happened to visit the Clyde at  the time of the brief annual holidav  pends future action. Very often a  'U' boat displays the British flag, but  the subterfuge is discovered when the  .challenge comes, and then ��������� given  anything like equality ���������. the result  is one less of these pirates, who mostly shirk an encounter unless they are  eorneved and have no choice.  "I am convinced that if every  merchant vessel would strict!y adhere to the fairway thc Admiralty  haye provided, few vessels would  either be mined or attackd. Personal experience of the safeguards  provided assures me that iu the majority of instances where vessels  have been lost there has been what  the lawyers call "culpable neglig-  ence.  The stop-the-war party in thc  French Parliament consists of exactly three members of thc Chamber  of .Deputies. These are three gentlemen who lately went to Kienthal, in  Switzerland, to meet German Socialists: One of these members, M. Brizon, has jiust given M. Briand an. opportunity for making the finest extempore speech he has ever delivered  in the chamber. The stop-thc-war  member asked why France should  continue to spill hcr blood when shc  could negotiate peace. This brought  M. Briand to the tribune at once. He  said:  M. Brizon, look at the country, and  you will see that France did not make  this ghastly war of her own free will.  i- . ., ���������       . ���������  t x    *    i, -   - ��������� i which the workers had been asked tw'  in something too mighty to be any-   f and   T f       _���������1r   ,���������/  thing less  than  conclusive.    Is  Eng- j tnev  land slow at the up-takc?    Yes���������but j       y  The!  were refuting  myself   how  the libel    upon  the reason was evident here,  driving power behind all those pounding hammers and revolving wheels  and swinging cranes was thc whole  united power of the British Empire  frr*r!J Tndia to Africa   and from Can  them.      All    these    thousands    were  ada to New Zealand. No power on  earth could stop it now. There was  an impersonal planetary, movement  behind the process which meant simr  ply one thing���������thc defeat of Germany.  England lost eight destroyers in  the Jutland battle. I saw a shipyard whence, in lhat same week, they  had launched 15 new* destroyers. And,  what is more, I saw brood after brood  of ships, in yard aftcr yard, ready to  follow.  If England lost control of thc sea  j working and sweating as if their lives  depended on the achievement of each  minute.  And let nobody think that the abandonment of their brief holiday was  a small sacrifice on thc part of these  "sheltered" workers. Nobody who  has been through those grinding  workships will ever again think that.  In the munition Avorks, a short distance away, hundreds of women were  heaving great shells into the shaping  machines, or drawing redrhot copper  bands from furnaces; and there was a  steady feryor about their work, hour  after hour, that seemed as if it would  exhaust any human energy. They  seemed to lavish all thc passions of  motherhood     upon     their work;   for  forty  money and even the blood of her  sons at the price of such humiliaimg  conditions.  What sort of peace do you think  you want for this France? You do  not know Germany, M. Brizon. A  premature peace would mean a warlike, peace, and -Germany's mystic in-  JUldiitlvii MUUJU     JJiO*Hp������ JiCl      lO      11^  again tomorrow the onslaught upon >  us in which she has failed today. Is  that the future you want for your  country? France has bled for noble  ideas, the wreath of glory already  glows on her brow, and this, when  peace comes, will give her fresh energy for work. If you want a world's  peace, if you want justice and freedom to triumph, pray for your country's victory, M. Brizon; never try to  jrvju* igiiuvv-tuuuujniCil.  that peace   can be   obtained  m^f\..r..,n Am.  jJJ.JSUauc  . _ today.  That sort of peace would be hurmbV*  ating    and    dishonorable.    Not   one  "K*,./������..>.r������T������^v,**������>   m^m.   -..������..1.   ������-.���������   ...._1_   ��������� .-.-���������  xt... t^xxx*  itjou jj*/������ auw rt j>c������bc  she would starve in six weeks.    And! this   gleaming brood  of   shells,   rank  she is taking no risks���������none at all.   If: after  rank, had indeed been brought  she lost half her fleet tomorrow, she  would have as lar^-e a fleet as that  with which she began thc war, and  more, many more ships to follow.  Tliere never was.building like this in  the history of the world.  I   saw  ncaring   completion   in   this  forth to shield a dearer brood "of  flesh and blood. "Mothers of the  Army," was the.thought that came tot  one's-mind,-though they were of all'  ages. An army of little mothers, in  the Peter Pan sense���������but the shells  were their terrible brood also.  Men Who Howl  With the Enemy  The Clear Cut    Opinions of    Lloyd  George in the British  Parliament  I can understand men who conscientiously object to all war. I ean  understand men who say that you  will never redeem humanity except  by passive endurance of every evil.  1 can understand men, although 1  do not appreciate the strength of  their arguments, who say they do not  approve of this particular war, and  it requires courage on their part  to say so. But what I cannot understand, what I cannot appreciate, and  what I cannot respect is men who  preface their speeches by saying they  believe in the war, Us origin and its  object, and who during the time the  enemy was in thc ascendant never-  said a word about peace, and then,  the moment when our gallant troops  are  climbing through endurance and  which she preserved under most trying and, I may say, sometimes tragic  circumstances, she w*as one day suddenly attacked. This war was forced x,,<.ix^.x.xx..x v.a������ >v������b������������  upon her, your country, M. Brizon. I ���������London Telegraph,  think France does stand for something in mankind and in the ideas of  mankind. Your country has a great  past, and this country whence some  of thc most generous ideas of the  civilized world have radiated, is suddenly clutched at the throat in a brutal and most unjustifiable aggression.  For two years your country, M.  Brizon, has had the honor of being  the champions of right, has. kept back  the invader, and has taken arms in  the cause of all humanity, and now  when  this  country's blood  has  been  poured in French fields you come and  say "Let us negotiate peace!" What  an outrage would not this bc upon  the memory of our heroes who have  fallen for their country! (Great applause, many members standing.)  Your country, M. Brizon, is invaded.  Ten of its departments are under thc  enemy's heel, crimes have been committed against our population, wx>-  roen and girls have been abducted,  and this is the moment you choose  for  saying  "Let  us  negotiate,  let  us  New Copper Fields  Tii e discovery by the Canadian  Arctic expedition headed by Vilhjal-  mur Stefansson of a great field of  native copper in the vicinity of Copper Mine River, in the neighborhood  of Prince Albert Island, will prove of  great value to the business world,'  says Dr. Chester A. Reeds, of the  American Museum of Natural History. Dr. Reeds believed also that  it will afford scientists an opportunity for displaying their ingenuity in  finding an outlet from a region that  is still unopened in a commercial  sense.  The work of the partyy which arrived in Nome, Alaska, recently, is  expected to prove valuable in determining the direction of winds and the  movement of tides in the Polar region. Dr. Reeds said this work  might^go a long way to prove or disprove  the  theory  that  an  -anknown.  ask for peace." (Renewed applause.) I continent exists in the great unex-r  You little know French pride if you 1 plored region north of Alaska and  think that    France    would save    hcr 1 west and northwest of Greenland.  THE  desolation   and  hardships of war, and  the worst of winter  weather, cannot damp the  spirits of  our  Canadians  when the Christmas boxes  arrive from "home".  As you plan the parcel for  HIM who is dear to you, don't forget that Gillette  shaving equipment is just as keenly appreciated on  active service as are sweaters, mitts and "eats".  If he already has a  suffering  up  the path  to  ascendancy  oegin to iiow������ with the enemy.  Lost Markets for Germany  Wares Formerly Supplied Exclusively  By Germany Now Being Obtained Elsewhere  Essential   wares   formerly   supplied  exclusively   by   Germany     are      now  being made elsewhere, aud.when thc  war is over Germany    will  find    her  former  markets  pre-empted.       Thus  laboratory proech.in,  whieh   was   formerly obtained    from    the    Imperial  factory  at  Chariot tenhnrg.     is     now  being   made   by the   Koyal   Doulton  works at. Lambeth.    Crucibles, evaporating dishes,    filtering    funnels,    a  variety   of   special vessels   used   for  mineralogical  and  assaying purposes,  and known only by the names of their  German inventors, and other articles  of hard porcelain suited to laboratory  work, have been    manufactured; and  according to  reports    from chemists  and analysts    who  have    used them  they are equal, if not actually superior to the ware produced by thc Imperial       factory    at.    Charlottenburg.  They  are   supplied  at:  prices   practically identical  with  those of lhe German articles before the war.  T  eason  if must be  0 <n&9 *&������  send him a generous supply of Gillette Blades, for  probably he is sharing the razor with his pals who  are not so fortunate.  Clean shaving is in hif������h favor among our troops���������  because it is sanitary���������because it makes the dressing  of face wounds easier���������but most of all because ofih bracing  effect* The Gillette is best for the job���������and the man  who hew one h moat popular in his platoon.  Whatever clat. you i>ut in hi* Chrifctma������  box, be sur������������ there's a Gillette Safety  T-'m.^ffmrn* f**m  ���������������   *,������.v������vs1������r r,P YklmAm*^    Volt CRYl  buy from your Hardware Dealer. Druggist.  Jeweler or Men's Wear Dealer���������' Bullaogs*  and  Standard   Sets   at   $5.00 ���������Pocket  Editions at $5.00 and $6.00���������Combination  Sets at $6.50 up.  GiKeuti Safely Waiot Co. oJ Canada, Limite.il  <r*m<tm ^tt r������^#or���������_tMF. Gillette bloc Montreal  E5  B  Bovril   is   the   food   proved   by  independent scientific investigation,  carried out by some of the best-  known physiologists of the day,  to have a Body-Building Power  of from IO to 20 times th<8  amount taken.  Canadian'?} in California  Canadian Society Expresses Loyalty  to the Allied  Cause  The Canadian Society of Southern  California held a great gathering, recently, at which slronp- pro-ally feel-  ini!''\\as expressed. Mr. Geo. I\. Hill  presided. Ono of the incidents of  the. day was the rcadtnp; of a message  of greeting' from Sir .lohn S. Hondrie,  Lieutenant-Governor of  Ontario.  Sir John, in iiis words of greeting,  said then* is ami ean he. but one dominating ihought in the. minds and  hearts of Canadians today, Canada is  at war. Without a moment's hesitation she. assumed her unquestionable  duty equally iu the iuUrc.sls of humanity and as a ���������"���������jjgjf-goverriiug yet  integral part of the Brili-h F.mpirc,  and for two years she had been demonstrating her virile manhood ^ in  ���������teed:* tliat pla-e her in history*-; 'm-  morlal page. Thai she. has been and  is able gloriously thus to do her  part shoulder to shoulder with the  truly great nations, of the world in  this'world ertsis is lier pride utid will  be her enduring reward.  #*-***���������**���������*-  "Yes, sir, 1 fell over the side of the  ship and a shark 'e came along and  grabbed nie by the leg."  "Good graeiou**!   And what did vou  do?"  "Let "'im 'ave the leg n" course. T  never  argues  with   sharks."���������Passing  ^lllOVV.  W.  W.      V*  1133  Pmm  ���������a.:!v%$%:m  ��������� .������'.;..������'A*fJ  . - ArA'rsigZi  ���������������������������'-'���������AA-^skL  '-���������'AiiMai'M  '&������$  ASSf  r,:.y.-i--/.'ii  Mm  3#S  mm  tiiim^msiiViWSBM&jWn^MWM^Sk  ��������� l^tA-A  IM-"  Wa  iz&a-  Mp  Wa:  Iks-.1  V'A-  i&;.;."  I1'  .���������^."vV-.V"-'1-. ;..^:v-."-AMi:ff'-i^11^1^.;:-^  ~r. ������������������.:>���������: .:.-;������������������ ���������..v. ���������:-,������������������:,:-':'i';-';;:v";::\i:-;-1' ^���������^���������N-;;r,/.':.';V..,rV**-;,vr^  THE CBESTOff BEYB2W  'J*KMI3������*SISi  itectucnon  on all  T"^***  i>r"H���������,*i ^7v ���������  1 ��������� V:JL- V5  for  T  jljb.  Tl  Creston Ons.tr  S  v^S it  PhQBfi ft?  Canta Plant*. Uj\������itHi������riKM  ������mw viuuo neaui|uaiu:i*>  look Rn.  bitESTOM, B.G.  ' P. BURNS & Oo.  Limited  CRESTON        -       B.C.  Head   Offices  CALGARY;  VANCOUVER; EDMONTON.  Beaten? in  MEAT  Wholesale and Retail   j  I l __j  mLAJ%-t&Ll  ittflBB  o i  MT' B-*tr*m* imia a  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  in Season  We have the goods, and  our prices are reasonable  -Caters to the discriminating public*  Rooms    the    coolest  and cleanest*  Dining Room service  ���������t,i*2   Uttitti:*  The Bar   is   stocked  with  only Firstmclass  Liquors %snd Cigars  iiiimmifiiiiiiMiiiiiiwi  J.  H.DOYLE.   Manager  The drawing for the eoiu purse  which has been ou display at the  drugstore for a couple of weeks will  take place ou Saturday night at 9  o'clock. All the chances on it are now  sold.  | J. T. Black, Nelsoo, chief constable  \ for West Kootenay, was a. visitor here  | yesterday on business connected with  | the Creston Hotel. Mrs. Mead has  j decided to keep the house open arid is  applying for a new licenee.  Rev. R. E. Pow left on Tuesday for  Cranbrook to attend a meeting of  Kootenay Presbytery. He was at  Fernie yesterday for the induction of  Rev. A. X. Carr, the new Presbyterian  pastor at the coke oven citv.  J. M. Crookston, a former teller at  the local bank, now at Cranbrook,  spent Sunday with Creston friends.  He remarked that as compared with  Cranbrook Creston appeared to be  enjoying almost Florida weather.  Miss E. Smith was the lucky winner  of the doll whieh featured a Christmas trade drawing contest at- S. A.  Speers' store. It wasn't a case of the  ���������early-ticket getter capturing the  prize, as Miss Smith held No. 454. and  there were but 477 tickets sold.  Quite a large delegation of Creston  Indians were at Cranbrook and Fort  Steele for the Christmas vacation,  which is quite a religious holiday with  them They will celebrate royally on  New Years, all the stores being well  stocked with biscuits, etc., for the  "big eatein."  The severe cold on the prairies is  given as the reason for the late arrival  of the westbound for the past two  weeks. It is invariably from two to  Ave hours behind time at present  On Friday iast Oreston had no mail  from the east. The mail ear Was set  out in bad order at Cranbrook.  The band reminds of their masquerade ball in the Auditorium on  New Year's night, dancing to start  promptly at 0 o'clock. Tickets will  be on snle at trie wicket and tbo admission is 75 cents to gentlemen and  50 cents to ladies. The band will supply the refreshments. Three prizes  are offered.  The ladies aro again reminded of  the visit of Miss 'Hayes, domestic  science teacher iit the Nelson school,  who will be "hero on Tuesday and  Wednesday next giving demonstrations in cooking under tho auspices of  tho Creston Wonion'slnstitute. These  will bo in the Auditorium, at 2.110 aud  7.30 p.m. both days.  Word has just reached Oreston Unit  S. MacDonaid, former principal of  Croston sohool, who   is now  In   tho  on Satort-'-dfi^, evening, January 6th,  for the "purpoS������ bf re-organising so as  to admit the ladies ia membership in  the\''6idi.'.-':l^sociabib'a,7or forming an  association for the ladies as well as  the men.  Next week promises to be very  heavy with annual meetings. On  Thursday afternoon Christ Church  Ladies' Guild elects officers. Friday  afternoon the Presbyterian Ladies'  Aid does likewise. That same evening Creston Farmers' Institute Was its  yearly get together, and on Saturday  afternoon the Women's Institute  select their new officers.  Lieut. Frank Ebbutt of the 225th  Battalion, who has been at Winnipeg  taking the bayonet and physical training course, came in on Sunday to  spend holiday week with his mother,  Mrs. P. G. Ebbutt. Frank was the  only or.a of the 15 from hia i*egisr,enfc  who recently took the officers' training course at Victoria, who succeeded  in qualifying as a lieutenant.  Tbe weather man fayored Creston  with a rather unpleasant sort of a  Christmas box, the mercury going  down to "zero the t*:!r!vr hours of the  morning. On Tuesday, however, he  excelled himself, with a registration  of 13 below. Since then the weather  has  moderated aud  we are now get-  .-:������ n��������� x..xt���������.*    ���������..\.;t..���������..t:^~ v....  VttXg,     L.JJU    JJ'^UllljJUU UdllllCJI.tJIJ^    XM.\f.'~  tenay December brand of atmosphere.  The Presbyterian Sunday School  supper and Christmas tree at the  church on Friday night' attracted a  very large turnont, particularly of  the children. After the supper games  were played for a couple of hours and  then Santa Claus, in the person of R.  S, Bevan, made his appearance and  distributed the contents of a nicely  decorated and heavily laden Christmas tree.  The last and best social event of the  year is on the progra in for to night,  at the Auditorium. It is the board of  trade's box social dance, with music  by the   Creston   band and orchestra,  and" dancing to start at 9 o'clock  prompt. Ladies attending are required to bring .a box containing  lunch enough for two. These will be  auctioned at suppertime, R. S. Bevan  \s?ij*lj1ir,.Tr t-.Vit.   1) ji ,V,yvj4.1'  Ladies and Conservatives  Attention  al  Take notice that a special gener-  meeting   of   the   Conservative  V7  D.C.M. the enrly part of November,  for dlKtinp-ni.'ihed conduct on the  buttledehl. , He in with the signal  ***orpn of what was once the 51th  Kootenay TbiMillion.  Tho annual meeting of deiston Women's Institute is aiuioimiHMl for  Saturday afternoon, January (ith.  Only members who have paid their  iIih-h for next year aro entitled to  vote. To aceonimodate tbe memhoi-H  Mt-u. Ml, .lean, the nrcretary, will bo  at the meeting au hour prior to starting I inn- to receive (.hit 11117 dins.  ('nuil.on f'otiMKi-val.ivo .ANHoniation  will have what might be nulled mi  open meeting for both  the   men  and  imneS aim ui unc vrcouun ouusbj v������-  tive Association will hc held In the  Auditorium on Saturday, the 6th  day of -January, 1S17, at 8 o'clock  p.m.  Tiie uushiesy before the meeting  will be to decide whether the ladies  shall form a Conservative Association of their own or join the present  Association,: this question to he decided hy the votes of the ladies  alone.  If the ladies decide to form their  ow>v Association they may then,  if they so desire, proceed to organize  and elect their officers. If, however, they necide to join the present  Association the necessary amendments to the B-Lawa will he submitted to the meeting, giving the  ladies full rights of membership in  the Association. After this business has been transacted the Aseooi-  ation **.vill proceed to elect its  officers for tho coming year.  G. A. M. YOUNG, Sooy-Troas.  Note���������Tho Woman's Suffrage  Act will como in force on tho 1st  day of March, 1917, after whloli  ladies who aro .Brjl^jBh subjeots, and  ���������WBiBtaairr;  To WISH YOU a Happy  Healthy and  Prosperous  New   Year���������and    many  more of them.  reston Mercantile Company  LIMITED  BUM  Two  ires  is  are expensive reminders that it does not pay to take  chances  with  stovepipes  or  chimneys.    To  either  clean chimneys, or check a fire in them,  there is  nothing so handy and effective as  The WI i C-n ^nminey nre Extm-  guisher   and   Chimney  Cleaner  By using it according to simple directions you can avoid  all the inconvenience of taking down stovepipes and  the chimney-sweeping job.  ���������  s  t.   tf-'AJ-  It is clean to use, is non-explosive, and in using causes no  smell or dust.    It costs but a few cents.    -  By burning a "Witch" every month or so^all dangers of  chimney fires are eliminated.    Investigate to-day.  mmj^m-wwmm  Frank    HL Jacks ors  General Store  Phone 81  Creston  lighting in France,  was awarded the rnofc. Hind";  Chinese,   Japanoos or  Indians, will havo tho same right  to liavo their uamen placed on thc  Voters List as men. It also seems  thafc womon whoso names aro on  tho Voters List will havo tho mm<*.  right to voto at Dominion elections  as men.  Ah Woman's Suffrage has boon  curried by a tremendous majority  tho hulioH will without doubt provo  thiimmilvoM worthy of tho privil.c*J[o  hy having their names entered on  tho Votors .Lint and ousting their  ballot** at the ejections for thi. im&t  interests   of    tho     Province,   tho  While the price  of Lumber  h'as advanced from  $1 to $2  per   thousand   feet   we   still  have good   No,   2  SSiiplap, Beards & Dimensions,  at  laiiieH or the party uL tin* Auditorium Dominion and the llinipiro.  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