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 No. 39
CRESTON, B. O., :*#5IDAY, OCTOBBER 9, 1914
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Local and Personal
AddiU^al Local Hews on Page 8.
Irfaaca^sr &, Co'sl advt. en Page 8
will intortat you*    ^
*_the -bcljpber meeting of the Creston
iHtoard oOTraae i. scheduled for Tuesday night.
The retail pricesof wines and liquors
has been advanced 25 cento a bottle in
inanv* fcnWiia of B. O.
iaai/ mouth,
Patriotic Concert j   Shoulder Arms!
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Miss Dorothy Barton,, who spent ten
days with Nelson friends
returned home on Thursday last.
A. L. Dundas, junior at the Bank of
Commerce, is away on his'vacation���
looking up friends at Medicine Hat and
Nelson,
Miss Laura Ednidndson, who is attending high school at Nelson, spent
Thursda""* and Friday at her home in
Oreston.
Harvest Thanksgiving services at
Ohrist Church will be on Oct. 18. Bev.
Mr. Bull is having this service at Sir-
day on Tuesday next.
���All pool rooms and moving picture
__howa ui B. C. that .do not close on
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.Sundays, are liable to be prosecuted
under the Lord's Day Act.
-The first of the season's Talent-Teas
by the Methodist Ladies'Aid will beon
Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 14, at the
home of Mrs. Edmondson.
The contribution of a day's pay to
the Patriotic Fund by the C.P.R. employees, at Creston and Canyon City
netted the fund'almost $24:.
Mr. and Mrs. Langlois of Oranbrook
are in town for a few days. Mrs.
Langlois* health is none too robust,
and they may decide to reside in Creston.
Creston did herself proud a�� the citizens meeting in the Auditorium on
Tuesday night when it was decided to
get busy immediately in an'attempt to
make a suhatitntial contribution to the
Canadian Patriotic Fund.
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There was & bang up attendance, at
least seventy-live being out, including
a creditable sprinkling of ladies, a
very representative'gathering, indeed.
Postmaster Gibbs called the meeting
to order. He very briefly outlined the
purpose for which it was called, and
the aims and objects of the association
that was .handling tbe Canrdian Patriotic Fuud.
The meetings then proceeded to name
C. O, Bodgers chairman, with 5_. G.
Mallaudaine. honorary secretary.
Both tbese gentleman along with several others made addresses suggesting
methods for raising money, which culminated in the naming of a committee
of twelve gentlemen and six ladies to
proceed with arranging for a patriotic
concert, to be given on Friday, Nov. 6,
while Messrs. Beid and Cherrington
with C G. Bennett as treasurer were
named to handle the subscription lists.
Those in charge of the concert are,
Bev. E. Bull, (chairman), E. G. Mallandaine, J. A. P. Crompton, C. Moore,
Bev. F. L. Carpenter, F. Callendar, B,
Beid, C. O. Bodgers, C. F. Hayes,
Principal MacDonald, Bev. G. W.
Blake, Dr. Henderson, with the ladies
committee, Mrs. Carpenter, Mrs. Cherrington, Mrs. Frank' Jackson, Mrs.
Maiiendaine, Mrs. GromptOn and Miss'
Gibbs.
After considerable discussion it was
agreed that $200 should be raised by
the .combined efforts of the lists and
{concert,   the adm.s3ion   to the  latter
News of Kootenay
Tickets for the Cam benefit concert being placed at SQc for adults and 25c
at Sirdar on the SOta are on sale at the
drugstore. t It is likely a load -ar two
fronk Cresfcon will be in attendance.
The cause is an exceeding worthy one.
Since Sept. SO, the hush fire season
in the province from the point of view
of the provincial forestry department
is at an end and residents may light
fires .without. obtaining a permit from
the authorities, y
Dune. Cameron and Dune. Ritchie,
Who left here in August to help harvest the bumper crops in the Moose
Jaw, Sask., district, arrived home on
Monday. The yield was not up to the
advance reports.
- The C.P.B. freight service was considerably out of joint the early part of
the week. There was no train from
the west at all' on Tuesday, and none'
from the east from Monday until
Wednesday afternoon.  [
The Ladies Aid of the Methodist
ohuroh will hold a Pumpkin Pie Social
Social in the Mercantile Hall on Saturday, Oot. 17, at 8 p.m. Program will
bo a picture lecture by Bev. J. P.
Westman of Calgary, music and songs
Admission will bo 26c. Don't forget the
date.
An interesting October wedding was
that of Monday at Christ Church when
Miss Sophia K. Piddington of Cranbrook became the bride of Mr. James
P. Johnston, the well-known govern-
To Whom it May Concern
Or. Octobor 17th wo orb going to
put oiir business on it Cash haunlii?
Tho stringency of money**\*o to caro-
lesenoss of.euBtomors In mooting
their obligations compels uh to take
this stop. To tho customer
who Is in the habit, of paying cosh this le an advantage oa In
many nones he pays the same pricos
as tho alow customer! in fact* ho lion
to mako up the lops incu|rred by giving credit to never-pay customers.
By U-i-i--g tl_.lt.' -iU-j* w*�� will ho ��...-
Allied to givo you better pricos than
heretofore. Our motto will Imi low
prions and quick returns, whloh will
be an advantago to both you and u��t
it will enable un to buy cheaper anil
noli cheaper.
W�� ask your co-operation In this
matter. In these bard times lt in
only justice to our customers that
prices should bo kopt as low rs It is
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After above date ourpl-lcos will be
not, os our terms will be cash or
trado only. Yours truly,
LANCASTER A OO-
for children.
-..-The. PafcifotJ-Cur FuhdiS ^rl&ominion
wiSe* movement, with the headquarters at Ottawa. H. B. Ames, M.F.,'
with the assistance of many of Cana-
das foremost citizens, are in charge.
The object of the fund is to provide
for the dependents of those who have
volunteered fop. service while they are
awayvthe money being distributed as
it is needed from the central headquarters.
Undoubtedly this is the most charitable cause our citizens as a. whole
have had an opportuuity of contributing to for some time and a liberal response is confidently expected.
ment bridge foreman at Creston. Bev.
B. P. Flewelling of Cranbrook assisted
by Bev. E. Bull officiating. The bride
was given away by B. M. Beid. She
was becomingly gowned in Alice blue
with hat trhriiued with a white osprey
and carrying a bridal bnquet. She
wan assisted by Mra. Bird of Cranbrook
attired in a pale blue silk with hat to
match and boquet of roses. The best
man was Mr, Thos. Crawford. Leaving the church, where thoy wero liberty showered with rice, tbe wedding
party and invited guests adjourned to
tbelr now home where a wedding
breakfast was served. The groom is
well known in town and his many
friends extend he and Mrs. Johnaton
best wishes for a happy, healthy and
prosperous ..wedded llfo. They will
reside in Creston.
Pros. F. F. Wesbrook and Prof.
Kllnch, hood of the agricultural faculty of the University of British Columbia, along with the Fruit Posts Inspector Cunningham arc duo to pay lho
valley a .visit this month. Prof.
Klinok will mako soil tests for the
authorities.  ?'
Creston Miusona are duo for a call of.
at leant ono dollar each to assist In
raising $160,000 for tho Quoen's Caua-
d|an Military Institute HoBpltal which
has been prompted'U> Uio Bri tub by
the Canadian War Contingent Ahmo-
ciation. Tho Canadian Macule Lodgo
In Londdn fathers the movement.
. At laib ^rthorization has been
given for J;]^ formation of a regiment of thiiitia. m the Kootenays
and Creator-has been called upon
to form one Company of the
Retriment.   '?
In every Community throughout Canada, volunteer militia
companies are organized, not for
offence, foitfe for defence, and
young men;tj>f Canada are eager
and anxiouilJiio wear a uniform,
to learn the-t|-drill in manoeuvres,
handling tm. rirffe and how to
shoot. I
Theact of;joining the active
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way compulsory. The teaching
is imparted ;.at no cost to the
members, aitd the knowledge
gained is what every British boy
should acquire, and once acquired
"will never be .forgotten.
Through the authorized militia
of Canada, patriotism (although
naturally ingrained in every Canadian boy) is further inculcated
and more favorably fostered
through the knowledge of defence
thus gained, and when the time
.of trial comes from the training
they are ableYtp defend their
homes and firesides.
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Those joining the active militia
of Canada are, bf course, required
to take the usiial oath of allegiance _tnd agree to serve three
. years or until J^gjally discharged ,
*oi�� dismissed or removed, or until
their resignation, is accepted according to the regulations.
The members are furnished
with the regulation uniform,
greatcoats aud full equipment?
The number of prescribed drills
is, we believe, twelve in each
year for "which they are. paid.
They are taught how to march
and go through the various movements, the rifle and bayonet ox-
eroises, and also how to shoot at
at tho ranges.
They learn to their advantage
the value of discipline; tenches
them to bo manly and courteous,
and assists them through life's
struggle.
It behooves all young men oB
Creston to join and assist thoso
who have been put in charge and
help bear their share in the dissemination of loyalty to out*
glorious empire.
For Creston this moans another step in the right direction
onward in its prosperity and
growth," and wc hope the peoplo
of Creston will loyally and enthusiastically support tho company as tho othor towns in Kootenay are doing.
The company is efficiently
of!loered�� having at its hoad Capt,
E. Q*. Mallondaino, supported by
Liouta. .C.owpUm und BenneM,
and anyono wishing to join can
sond {liQir names to thom.
Drill is oxpocted to start very
shortly. Joining tho company
in no wfty obligates tho voluntoor
to go ta tho front, though if any
C_-eaU.ii recruit* wit-hoa to volunteer in the caso of another contingent lie~ may do so.
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Sfariner Ceremonial
Mr. and Mrs. Bd. Grady left for their
home on Friday last.
J. J. and Mrs. Grady were visitors
to Creston Wednesday.
TMio-t. "^g��23 a_id dwU**hter wej?c Discli.
Creek.callers on Sunday.
With^the weather still keeping wet,
the hay makers are beginning to wonder where they get ofi: at.
W. B. Embree was in Duck Creek
Tuesday fixing the telephone which
had been out of commission for a week.
The Bev. Father John and two listers of mercy were visitors to Duck
Creek on Tuesday, soliciting donations
for the hospital at Cranbrook.
Wonders will never cease to happen
Jimmy Thompson returned to Duck
Creek on Wednesday. He is still packing around the smile that won't come
off.
Activity in raal estate has been
great during the.past .week, some large
tracts being turned over, in other
words plowing is being conducted on
a large scale here.
jlvOucxi/    nma    ui.u    wii/11 tti   ptuiuu*
accident on Friday last. He was trying to jump a log but slipped and fell
on it, receiving a bad kink in the left
forearm. He is running round in great
shape now, the bandages being the
only indication of his untimely fall.
SIRDAR
Mrs. Franson   and Mrs. Cam   were
Creston callers the' -early part of the
-Mrs. Swan.H3nBndMrsfc?Lioa-.by"*irj��
calling on Oreston friends] on Thpss-
day last.
Miss Abbott, who has been employed at the boarding house for some
time past, has gone to Cranbrook.
Monday is Thanksgiving Day. Gome
both big and small should bear this in
miud as the Sirdar hunters will be out
in full force. .
Robt. Lamont and B, Long returned on Friday, they, along "with 8. A.
Speers, baying been aano__g the eighteen novices who travelled the burning sands of the desert fiiisally reaching
the City of Mecca, at the second cere-
monal of Gizah Temple A.A.O.N.M.
Shrike, Oasis of Victoria; Desert of
British Columbia held in Cranbraok
on Oct. 1st. ?
The initiates were delighted with
the pilgrimage, and after being poulticed and all the broken luiibs put into
shape and pronounced 'sanitary they
were escorted to the banquet hall and
a most delightful time spent.
. The toast list included.The King,
which was honored with ringing
cheers. The Imperial Council wa*-
proposed by the Illustrious Potentate
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S>Du ifeajj-U-Ueu  U>   uy   jwuvv. je. urecu,
M.P., who gave a very interesting account of the meesing of the Imperial
Council at which he was the representative from Gizah Temple. He urged
all who could to attend the next meeting to be held in Seattle July next.
The next toast was that of The
Recorder, proposed by E, Leason. "To
all Nobles wha have entered the Unseen Temple" was honored in silence.
The toast to the Visiting Nobles wa*.
proposed by Noble Dunn and responded to by nobles from Spokane and Dallas, Texas. The toast to the Newly-
Created Nobles, proposed by Noble
Hon. Thos. Taylor, brought every
novice to his feet and all were unanimous in stating that they had had the
time of their lives, and we're anxious
to get even with the next fellow. The
happy occasinn was brought to a conclusion by singing God Save the King
and Auld Lang Syne.
The banquet prepared by the Nobles
of Cranbi-opk was ^exceptionally fine
-reflecfed great credit on the efforts of
Nobles Santo, Wilson and Findlay.the
committee in charge,
Gizah Temple, Victoria, has grown
from a start of 7 charter members to
670, and will, no doubt, enlarge upon
this number at its fall ceremonial to be
held at the seat of the Temple, Victoria.
The ranks of the  unemployed Ital
ians has been somewhat swelled of late
owing to a reduction in the number of
men employed on the section gangs.
Mrs. Geo. Cam has received word
from her husband that the Yorkshire
regiment in which he is serving had
landed in France and by now he will
be on the firing line.
Chas. Moore and F. Ebbutt of- Creston wero here last week locating the
right of way to continue the Creston
road down iuto town. Thore is over a
quarter of a mile gap to open up,
Tho harvest thanksgiving service in
connection with the English Church
whi ne held on Tuesday. On account
of Bev. Mr. Bull having to officiate at
a wedding on Wednesday last the service last week waa held on Thursday.
A benefit concertand danco has been
arranged for Friday, Oct. 80, in the.
school house. The funds are in aid of
Mrs. Geo. Cain and family. Mr. Cam
was a British army reservists and on
the declaration of war was ordered to
re-join his regiment, tho Kiug'a Own
Yorkshire Light Infantry. Tho cause
is a most worthy one and wo look for
a good turnout from town and surrounding points.
CRANBROOK
from a trip to Moutreal, where he was
called on account of the death of his
father,
Eddie Walsh, a six year old youth
had his leg fractured on Saturday last
While riding on the rear of a wagon
his foot got caught in the spokes of one
of the wheels,
Rev. J, P. Westman, field secretary
of Young People's and Sunday School
work in   the Methodist Chvirch In Al-'
berta  and  British Columbia  is here
this week holding special meetings.
Cranbrook'a two companies of the
East Kootenay Regiment gave a regimental ball on Tuesday evening last.
These events may become regular
monthly fixtures during tho winter.
NELSON
TheKokanee, or red flah have, boon
thick In the Goat Rlvor thin full.
Those fish do not attain nny great ai��e
and go up the creeks to spawn.'. Ono
authority ntaten they cannot bo caught
witrtt any, bait but are easily con-allod
with a landing nut. Out-dde the
spawning soaaon thoy generally hang
unit in tho lake.
FornleVtwo voluntoor companies
am drilling three nights each wook.
Crool Lpdgo, the C. P. B. fishing resort at Sohth Slocan, closed on Oot. 1.
Tlio Kootonay Central Railway is to
b�� ilntHiied by Dee. 81. The lost **p.ko
will be drlvtm at a point Un miles
south of Ifivi.rtn--.re.
Fifty men are at work on* improvements to the waterworks system.
Jos. Brault of tho Canadian Hotol
lias gone to Spokane to undergo specialist treatment for hla oyoa.
T. A' F. Wiancho, provincial inspector of dairies, of Victoria, paid Cran.
bjrook an official visit last wook,
R. G, Nelson la the delegate from
Oranbrook to tho Journeyman Barbers
Union Convention at Indianapolis,
Indiana.
Mrs.  John J. Tuck  of Vancouver,
iiwmi ut i<lmi Luuiiin Ori*MK��' Ii-*miv����iitiui,
Association paid tho local lodgo a visit
last week.
Father   Plamondon   bos   returned
The fruit fair shows a deficit of $626.
Tlie total receipts were $2,403.
There are already 30 recruits In sight
here for the second Canadian Contingent.
Central School had a September enrollment of 700 pupils. The monthly
attendance averaging 03.10,
The high school has an attendance
of 08 pupils and a fourth teacher will
shortly be added to tho staff.
Tho Kootonay Fruit Grower.*' Union
has shipped two oars of fruit in the
past week, containing 1100 boxes in all.
Principal Martin ofthe publlo school
whotjo health iu none too good, lint*
booh glvon a throe-weeks' leave of
abubneo.
* J. 8. Carter is tho now O. P. R. pos-
uengor agent horo, succeeding J, W,
Murphy, who is promoted to Portland
on Oct; 16.
Twenty-eight boxes of prlco fruit
from the fruit .fair will bo displayed at
the Irrigation Congress at Calgary
this week.
Bill Budlang, the gentleman who did
somo $2000damaffe to store wIikIowm nn
Baker street With a railway jack, a
week ngo Sunday morning, was sen "
to 5 years imprisonment for his bad
acting.
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One afternoon the  broker was sitting at his desk trying  to collect his thoughts as well as some  coin when he suddenly looked up and  signalled Tommy to draw near.  "Tommy," said the boss, digging  down into his jeans, "here's a fifty  cent chunk of silver. Take it and uus-  tle off to some vaudeville show."  "Thank you very much, sir," gratefully responded Tommy, freezing fast  to the coin. "That'r what I call being  some good to a poor kid."  "Don't think that I'm being good to  you." was the quick rejoinder of the  boss. "I want you to learn a new  tune. I can't stand the one you've  been whistling for two months any-  longer. "-���������Exchange.  iiulltliwiiiiiiWW'WWWW  TUB?   IAIIM IMfl IQ f A  i nk jmm imiiao u&,  LIMITED  ENGINEERS & BOILERMAKERS  With so thorough a preparation at  hand as Miller's Worm Powders the  mother who allows her children to suffer from the ravages of worms is unwise and culpably careless. A child  subjected to the attacks of worms is  always unhealthy, and will be stunted  iu its growth. It is a merciful act to  rid it of these destructive parasites,  especially when it cau be done without difficulty.  Facts Versus Fancies  Richard I_e Galiieune Avas sympathizing with a young writer whose  book of poetry had been refused by  twelve publishers.  "Real lovers of poetry," said Mr. Le  Gallienne, "are unfortunately becoming rare. Too many people nowadays  are like the judge.  "This -friend was recommended by a  poetic friend to read Shelley. The  great man of the law said lie supposed  lie.ought to read a little poetry, and,  having heard so much of Shelley, ho  would try htm??  "And what do you think of it?'  said his friendto the judge after he  had waded through a fow pages of  'Epipsychidion.V "Isn't it beautiful?.'"..  "'Well, well-���������oh, yes. 1 daresay it  is,* said the judge. ..'But what I want  to know is when aro we going to get  at   the   facts?' "���������Washington   Star.  "Mother, "why do they play some of  o*. I.J.G. muHiC so iOw -mil somo so  loud?"  "So taht the people who are hard of  hearing can get thoir money's worth."  ���������Philadelphia Ledger.  T2_!.gi__es of all kinds, Boilers of all  kinds, Plumbing Machinery,  Tanks. Heavy Plate Work, etc.���������  Write for prices.  14 STRACHAN AVE.,  TORONTO,       -       CANADA  FREE TO ALL SUFFERERS  Kyo. (eel'our of sorts" 'Res now.." "cot i_������B_.i-!_s*  SUFVKR froo. V-DN-E-.. BLADDSS. SiSVOVS -USF- -SES-  CHRON!<-WeAKNE_^UI.ce?.S.SM.\EKl'Pr!ONS.P!-.K_.  write for FREE cloth bovhd medical book os  t_xs_ diseases aivt wONDER-fCL CLSA- ed--*.--. b_-  THC NEW FRENCH REMEDY. Hoi W-2 M������3  THERAPION^S?^  the r-tneily for VOIROWS a_!nien_. AJ>solut.ly FREE  "No 'folio*., up- circulars. No obligations. DR. LECl.-*r,  Mro.Co.liAV-������**.sroi:KRo.UA������-*_'tK.M> I-ondon.Eng  W_   IVASt   TO  PROVE  TI-ERAF-ON WILL, CCSK  XOV.  Oil Meal For Cattle  A publication recently issued by  the department of commerce of the  United States, dealing with cattle  feeding iu Europe, shows that there  is an enormous consumption of oil  m'.uls of various kinds. Thus, Germany reports 1,417,920 tons of 2.205  pounds; the United Kingdom, 1,206,-  108 tons; Denmark, 564,7ir* tons; and  the Netherlands, 458,6.6 tons, a total  for these countries of 3,646,389 tons  Besides the cotton-seed meal imported from the United States and  Russia and that manufactured iu  Germany aud England from Egpy-  ti-su ..nd ln^__*r. cotton_ seed, much  meal is mado from linseed, sunflower  seeds, rape seed, sesame, peanuts,  soya beans, said palm kernt-is.  American cotion-seed meal, compr-se's  c__������y li per o*_nt. of the total of oil  medals and cokes consumed in Europe. Denmark, which is called the  greatest butter country in the world,  feeds more than 200 ponds of cotton seed cake per head bf cattle per  year.  Relief at Once  Cure Certain  PATENTS  Fetherstonhaugh & Co.. head office,  King street east, Toronto,  Oanada.  Golfer's Great Catch  A good story is told of the late William Molllson, the. actor. Playing on  the Tayside links, he was driving off at  the seventh holt (which stands on a  high embankment with a burn in  front), and after the usual waggle, he  let go. But the head of his driver was  loose. It came off and went into the  burn and left him with nothing but  the shaft, with the whipping straightened out���������one end attached to the  shaft and the other to the head of the  club. There he stood a la angler,  then he was heard to shout to his  caddie: "Get tho landing net ready,  you fool! I've got a ten pounder  here!"���������World of Golf.  Parishioner (to departing minister)  ���������We're all very sorry to lose you,  Mr. Foodie.  Mr. Foodie (modes.ly) ��������� Never  mind, Mrs. Toodle. I've no doubt you  will get a better man next Mme.  Parishioner���������Ah, no, Mr. Foodie.  That's just what the last minister said  when he left.���������Sydney Bulletin.  More   Important  'The customs inspector evidently  realized that we were important people."  "Yes; he passed some baggage with  hardly a glance, but when he came to  us be was careful to go through everything."���������Louisville Courier-Journal.  Conclusive Evidence That Dr. Chase's  Ointment  Cures   itching   Piles  Mr. John G. McDonald, Pictou, N.S,  writes: "l used Dr. Chase's Ointment  for itching piles, and found that the  first application gave relief. After  using a few boxes of the ointment I  was completely cured, and can recommend it highly to all sufferers from  this disease. You have my permission  to use this letter for the benefit-of  others."  ' Mr. James M. Douglass, Superior  Junction, Ont., writes: "For about  sis years 'I suffered from piles, and  often could not work for two or three  days at a time, so great was the suffering from pain and itching. Doctors  treated me in vain, and I tried many  treatments bfefore I cams across Dr.  Chase's Ointment Two boxes of Dr.  Chase's Ointment cured me, and for  several, months I have had no return  of this annoying ailment.'.'  There can be no doubt that D?\  Chase's Ointment is the moat effective  treatment obtainable for every form  of piles. 60 cents a box, all dealers,  or Edmanson. Bates & Co., Limited,  Toronto.  30������  ySffiSutaisoj  ~TcT.  MB  _PMW-0f J _.  saam.  tlEAD   THE   UABEL  COR THE PROTECTION OF THE CON-  r 8UMER THE INGREDIENTS ARE  PLAINLY PRINTED ON THE LABEL. IT  IS THE ONLY WELL- KNOWN MEDIUM-  ;PR I CED 8 AKIN G ?'P O W O E R MADE IN  CANADA' THAT DO E S NOT CONTAIN  ALUM AND WHICH HAS ALL THE  INGREDIENTS PL A I N LY STAT ED ON  'THE;   tABEL.  MAGIC   BAKING 'POWDER  CONTAINS    N-O   ALUJ^I  ALUM IS SOMETIMES REFERRED TO AS SULPHATE O F ALU M IN A OR SO DIC ALUM I NIC  SULPHATE. THE PUBLIC SHOULD NOT BE  MISLED   BY   THESE   TECHNICAL   NAMES.  ^-tiWm^ti  BAKING?  rliWlEi.?  -33aEtEEiOS_  ^^   w    ������������������������������������������_ W. GILL E TT   CO M PA N Y Ll M IT ED  Bffiftr^SSHW*NN'PEG TORONTO,   ONT. MONTREAL  ���������SI*?  Slang in the White House  President 'Wilson's ability to evado  the questions of newspaper men is the. Jrhe dinner table the other night, some  despair of the profession. He never refuses to answer queries, but he is so  expert ar. a verbal fencer that he can  answer, all day without giving the information the writers wan t.  On one occasion, when he was surrounded by a host of the correspondents at the White House, he was asked a question by Matthew F, Tighe,  who. as a cross-examiuar of public  officials, is a wonder.  "As to that," replied the president,  smilingly? "in the vernacular of the  day, 'you can search tne.'"  "There are times? Mr. President,  said Tighe, wistrully. "when I wish I  could."  Little   Stamp   Collector's   Georgraphy  Talking of people and piaces round  f Catarrh Cannot Be Cured  I With tOCAI. APPLICATIONS, as ther cannot reaeU  : the sect of tbe disease. Catarrh ls a blood or constitutional disease, and in order to our* It you must take  Internal remedies. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken to-  teraallr. and'aota 4lreotly upon tho blood and muoous  au.racft. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is not a sua.** medi-  dno. It vas preset-bed toy one ot the best pUjrUclans  la this oountnr for yean and Is a regular prescription.  It Is composed ot the best tonics known, combined  with ths beet blood purlllera. acting directly on the  I tnueour surfaces. Tbe perfect combination ot ths  two Ingredients is what produoss aueh wonderiul ro  I ������u1t* la curing catarrh.   Bend lor testimonials, ires.  I V. j. CHENEY & CO., Props.. Toledo, tt  !     Aold by Pruailfltfl. prioe 75c.  ���������Xdxjs Hairs family FlUa Ux AinsUpatlon.  The Green Sailor^  Mark Twain was once talking about  a play, that had failed.  "No wonder it failed," he said. "It's  author was a greenhprn. He knew no  more of stagecraft that young Tom  Bowling knew of salloring when he  skipped before the mast.  "Greenhorn Tom, you know, being  told to ge aloft one dark, wet night,  started up the rigging with a lantern  and an umbrella:"  At the club one night a member  of a certain regiment found himself  the centre of a group who were discussing the likelihood of an invasion  of , Mexico hy the national guard.  Cheerful remarks about the penetrative powers of Mauser bullets peppered about him. Everybody had kindly  suggestions to majte���������such, for instance as that a medal neatly adjusted over each bullet hole would make  him look as good as new.- The victim  took it very well.  "I'd like to contribute just one remark to this discussion," he said. "If  I'm reported shot in the back, remember that I may have turned around to  encourage my men."  Easily Made Salad Dressinfj  Beat two eggs well, add half i. pint  of best vinegar, butter size of a hen's  egg and half a teaspoonf.il of salt.  Put thia Into a granite pan and set on  stove. To prevent curdling stir rapidly and continue until it thlckeiiH like  enstnrd, then remove from stove, and  while still hot stir in half a toasjoon-  ful of made mustard thinned in as  much vinegar, a sprinkling of pepper  and. for those who like it, a toiuipoon-  ful of olive oil. Stir thoroughly, until  well mixed and sot lt in a cool place.  l.'se the name as any dresaiiiB.���������National Magazine.  The Modern Dancer  Madge���������Do look at that girl, Billy;  doesn't she dance like a    chickon.  William���������YeB, It thc very poultry of  motion.���������Exchange.  A Less.n In Morals  Mother���������No.v, Willie, you told me a  falsehood.   Do   you   know   what  happens  to  little  boys  who  tell    falsehoods?  Willie  (sheepishly)���������No, ma'am.  Mcthor���������Why, a big black man with  only one eye ln the centre of his forehead comes along and flies with him  up re the moon and makes him pick  stick:, for the balance of his life. Now,  you will novor tell a falsehood ngain,  will  you?    it  is ��������� awfully    wicked.���������  Puck.  "Isn't Hint Inwyer rother extravagant?"  "lly ho nieuiiH'. I've known liim to  make one suit hist for soveral years."  W. N. U. 1019  Wine Tasters  When wino tasters uro .Jiployod In  their professional duties thoy never  swallow tho wine they taste. Thoy  merely hold a sip of tho beverage in  tlio mouth for tt fow moments and  breathe through tho nostrils.���������Exchange.  Aunt Kthol���������Woll, Beatrice, woro  you very bravo at the dontlst'a?  Aon trice���������Yos, Auntlo, I was.  Aunt Ethol���������Thon thoro'a tho half-  crown I promised you. And now toll  me whnt ho did  to you.  T-oatrloo���������Ho pulled out two of WIU  Ho'h  teeth!���������Punch.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Dear Sirs,���������I had a Bleeding Tumor on my face for a long time and  tried a number of remedies without  cuy good results. I was advised to  try MINARD'S LINIVENT. and after  using several bottles it made a complete cure, and it healed all up and  disappeared altogether.  DAVID   HENDERSON.  Belle-Isle Station, Kings Co., N.B.,  Sept. 17, 1004.  HOT WEATHER AILMENTS  A medicine that will keep children  well is a great boon to every mother.  This is just what Baby's Own Tablets  do. An occasional dose keeps the little stomach and bowels right and prevents sickness. During 'he hot summer months stomach troubles speedily  turn to fatal diarrhoea and cholera infantum, and if Baby's Own Tablets are  not at hand the child rmay die in a few  hours. Wise mothers always keep the  Tablets ��������� in the house and jive their  children an occasional dose to clear  out the stomach and bowels and keep  thgm well. Don't wait till baby is 111  ���������the delay may cost a precious life.  Get the Tablets now and you may feel  reasonablj* safe. Every mother who  uses the Tablets praises them and that  is the best evidence there is no other  medicine for little cnes so good. The  Tablets are sold by medicine dealers  or by mall at 25 cents a box trom The  Dr. Williams' Medicine f o., Brock-  ville, Ont.  one mentioned Anguilla, says an English paper.    '  No one asked "Who is Anguilla?"  There is something in the sound of  the word which connects it with geography rather than history, and so  somebody ventured a frank "Where  is Anguilla?"  Every one looked as if he knew  quite well, but from courtesy, was  waiting for his neighbor to explain.  But no one spoke.: Even" our host  always reckoncid as a stand-by on-  such occasions, failed us. Then his  little son came in (for it was holiday-  time), and he was quite untroubled  by the query. "Anguilla?" he remarked airily. "Oh, it's one of tha  Leeward Islands���������quite a little vbne���������-  the West Indies, you know."  We all said, "That's right!" condescendingly, and the tension abated  somewhat.  iSJ-'It's. between  the Virgin    Islands,  and Guadeloupe," added this wonder-'  fill child;- "the Virgin Island stamps  are awfully rare!"  YThen-we understood; here was no  prig, but a youthful philatelist,  j.'.He khew more geography than any*  of his seniors, but he didn't like  learning geography���������he liked collecting stamps.  Different Views  Ulnlcs���������Ch, I guess your rich aunt  will remember you. You mado r. big  hit with her by going into mourning  when her cat died.  JlnkH���������True, but listen. Now the  other relatives accuse mo of poisoning  the cat to get tho opportunity.���������Exchange.  Thoroughly Base  An old forger wh6 has served flvo  terms in various penltoiiliarles and  who la now refraining from fancy pen*  ninu'fihip in ordor to enjoy an uninterrupted vacation for a wook or twain  necordd uh the following epigram from  the depth of his experience:  "I never roallzod Uio complete base-  no������H of niy naturo until ono day I  found mysoir iiii.toiiHcloiuily rniuln;-;  my own chock."���������Cleveland Plain  Dealer.  He Simply Asked  First Clubman���������Well, how  Second  Clubman���������Er���������=*so  haps.   Last week I thought  for rheumatic fever, but just  to stave it off, and today a  my  left  shoulder  siiggeots-  may be neuritis or���������  First Clubman���������My dear  didn't mean It literally  Punch.  are you?  so,  per-  I was in  managed  twinge in  -well,    It  chap,    I  ,���������London  A Standard Medicine.���������Parmelee'a  Vegetable Pills, compounded of entirely vegetable substances known to  have a revivifying and salutary effect  upon the digestive organs have through  years of use attained so eminent a  position that they rank.as a standard  medicine. The ailing shoul 1 remember this. Simple in their composition,  they can be assimilated by the weak**  est stomach and are certain to have  a healthful and agreeable effect on the  sluggish dige.-tive organ ���������.  Compromise  Doctor (laughing)-���������Some of those  patients are the limit. The man who  just left has several ailments, and  for one I prescribe a cold plunge in  the morning, while for another I told  him . to  take a hot bath *      night.  Wife���������And   what  did   he 'say?  Doctor���������He asked if it wouldn't do  if he went at noon and took a lukewarm bath. ���������*  Reason For His Popularity  Stranger���������The whole town soems to  he   turning  out  to  his  funeral.  The  deceased must have been very popular.  Natlvo���������Stranger, he was ono man  In a million. After ho bought his car  ho gave everybody a rldo that ho had  promised to.���������Judge.  Smmm****msmmw*mmmmmm* *\ IUI    ���������*)  Then She'll Tpll You  "Tell mo," said tho lovesick youth,  "what's the bout way to (Ind out what  a woman thinks of you."  "Marry her," roplied Pockhnui  promptly.���������riillndclphla Presn.  Open   to   Conviction  "Some of your constituents are disagreeing with you,", said the trusted  lieutenant.  "Well, keep tab on them,' replied  Senator Sorphum, "when enough disagree with me to constitute a reliable  majority I'm going to turn around and  agree with them."���������Washington Star,  "How would you eliifwlfy a tele*  phono girl? Is hers a IhibIiicbs or a  profession ?"  "Nithor; lt is a calling."���������Christian  Register.  Ho gooth bettor thon croopoth Inhl3  way thnn he tltnr, runneth nit, of hlfl  way.���������St.   Augustine.  The Daughter  Oh, the blessings that a daughter  can hrlng Into a household If she only  wishes to! The communion of her  mother, the comfort of her father, the  pride of her brothers and sister*., the  joy of the whole household!���������-Martha  Washington,  Musical Calamity  Mrs. Nowricho���������I believe our next  door neighbors on tho right are as  poor an church mlco, IIIrani.  Mr. Nowricho���������What makes you  think so?  Mrs. Nowricho���������Why, thoy can't aU.  ford ono of thom mechanical piano  players; tho daughter is taking 1 canons hy hand.���������Puck.  The Box -Was Good  Wlfo���������Charles, wnnn't that a gooit  box of cigars I gavo you on you*  birthday?  Husband���������T never saw n bet tor bo*9  my dear.,  a���������ii  WHMMMW  The  POPULAR  POLISHES  Black, Tan and White  r4^������#sr?opEWjw^B0x^  10c  Dealer*  The F. F. Daijley Co., Ltd.      It *  BUFFALO. N.Y. HAMILTON, ONT.      \\,  Hmmummmmsm ^m|^ f  ���������^^^* H^������J"? //  ^���������^3 _______________ t  'VJ?  amaaaswiits.._  MM  ^/^timitsimamaaamwaamm  Mm  ���������___ ,��������������������������� -* fsp-.-^sin-ssi'Pi.r ���������  / .^"V-1, v lj  <*> m*><*}>**������&*  r  THE REVIEW, CBESTON, B. a  /  0'  }"  i rn m nnrsr _������������0p  Ltu iu mm wntfd  INCIDENTS    THAT    BROUGHT  HISTORIC   CONFLICTS  ON  The Cause of the present Great World  Struggle Can be Easily Traced, But  ������������������All   Wars  Have   Not   Had   Such   an  Apparent Origin���������Notable Cases in  History. 1  The real cause of tlie present war  was undoubtedly the ambitior of  the German nation, arising- from its  well trained and prepared  condition.  Directly the cause was the outrageous demand made upon Servia  by Austria to permit Servians, suspected of complicity in the murder  of Archduke Ferdinand to be tried  in their own land by Austrian officers. The involving of Russia had  been expected, as had also the participation-of Germany, who   \vas cer-  (.Bill   .LU      CLLC-hCxV      -L-JKH-V.O      <*������ .    ** ���������'  H2 d^������,������  tionary "measure, which would call  in Great Britain to the fray by a  side wind, viz., the forcible German  *.- try of Belgium.  But all wars have uot had causes  so easily traced at the time, nor so  ous in their intentions. -   it is thoueht  man may start a bit    of    a row   ������ ��������������� tnougn.t.  years of fierce warfare between the  Spaniards and the Moors, The emptying of a bucket of a Florentine  citizen on the head of a Milanese  gave rise to an inter-provincial war  in Italy.  Borrowing a tobacco" pipe and .failing to return "it kindled a civil war  wlilcli lasted for years among the  rival races in Pamirs and Afghanin-  tan. A dispute as to the relative attractions of snails and vipers as food  started fifty yars of fighting between Milan and Pisa.  WAR   GROWS   MORE   HUMANE  Improvement    in  Arms and   Hospital  Accommodation  is  Responsible  In the American civil war eight  soldiers died of disease to one from  wounds. Experts: expect that in the  present general European struggle not  more than three will fall victim to  sickners to One killed on the field of  battle? So it is expected that the  present' war, the greatest yet in history, also will be the most humane;  There will he nd"disproportionate mortality list froni disease and an army of  cripplas as an aftermath.  Th e modern high-power, quick-firing  military rifle and the development in  artillery will have much to do with  the change. ?-ThOse who die will die  more quickly. Gangrene and infection  will be practically unknown quantities  OPPORTUNE Tl  BUSINESS LXrANHiGN  THE   WEST  WILL  BENEFIT  FROM  PRESENT CONDITIONS  SURGICAL WONDER  A  in his own home by.appearing unannounced with a clean shave after  having*\ worn a luxuriant hirsute adornment for years, but ordinarily the  . rouble does not go beyond his own  door. Louis VI. of France was less^  fortunate. A visit to the Royal barber plunged two nations���������France and  England���������into intermittent warfare  .which lasted 300 years.  According to the-story, the Archbishop of Rouen persuaded the kind.  to remove his heard in common  with his subjects. The act led to  so much friction with the queen that  at last Louis divorced her, to become a few months later the wife  of Henry. II. of England. From this  marriage centuries of bloodshed may  be said to have followed.  In7 an iron cage in the tower of  the dathedral in Modena, -Italy, a  bucket which 900 years ago was the  cause of a terrible war may be seen  today. .Soldiers of Modena, in a  niischie'v'oi-s mood stole the bucket  from a; public well in Bolgona and  refused to return it. The States  were Tivals and were jealous of each  other and fights between soldiers of  the two followed. This spark ^kindled a' fire of war which devastated a  large part..of iHurope and led to the  Imprisonment for" life ' of the King  of Sardinia, son of the German emperor.   ?       7  ti ?"       .-'-'?���������'������������������������������������ ���������'���������?���������  A broken teapot started a war  fn China 250 years ago. which cost  half a million lives. The ������teapot was  thej^oheHshed possession of a digni-  tar-jMiigh in favor with the emperor.  When travelling through a lawless  . grovince in the northwest of China  some of his retinue, who had fallen  behind the main? body, were intercepted by a band of robbers, and among  the spoils? tehvteapot was found and  contemptuously thrown on tlie ground  and broken. The mandarin reported  Ills loss to the emp -cr. a force of  soldiers Tvas sent out, and a long and  terrible war ensued.  Lord Palmerston once said that only  three men had ever known the exact nature of the troubles in Schles-  wlg-Holsteln, which led to two great  wars. Two of them had died before  lhe wars broke out, and he, the third  of the trinity, had completely f. rgot-  ten what it was all about.  The manipulation by Count Bismarck, then Prussia's Foreign Minister, of a telegram set Prussia and  France flying at each other's throat  in 1870. The French ambassador  -went to Ems,... where Emperor Wil  Hum I. then was, to aslc him not to  apnrove the ambition of Prince Leopold to become the King of Spain.  The king refused to give a definite  answer, but Prince Anthony of Ho-  henvrollorn withdrew his scion's candidacy. A. report of the conference  was submitted by telegram to Count  Bismarck. with authorization to  publish It. Bismarck altered tho  t*ix(��������� and Jn the changed form gave  It to the newspapers and through  thom to France, and.,.tho International war with all its horrors followed.  Vonrs later Blomorok confessed the  .o.*.ory.  Tho war of tho Spanish 8iicced-  ���������nlon. In which the groat, Duko of  Marlborough playod a brilliant part,  was said to be the outcome of a  gin8h -of water ut a hall at tho Tiil-  lerlos In Paris, Ono of thc court  ladles had expressed a wish for a  dvlnk of water In tho hoarihg of the  TlrUlHh nnd' Spanish ombanfiailors.  who .hastenod to got It for her. Uo-  ���������h'.rnlng oiiVh with ii tumbler, they  found the fair bird had down and  was danoing with a French slates-  man. Tlie English diplomat acei-  dentally, It Is presumed. ln*unhod  against, the Spaniard and upset the  glass he wns carrying. This ridiculous Incident Inflamed tho Joal-  ouslen of the nations nnd turned the  Iiuhuico in favor of war.  Tlu. Savon Years War was largely  due*, 'ic.'onllu',' lo hlu own co.jf.i.s-  sfou, to tho vanity of Frederick tho  Great In wanting to seo his uaihe figure largely In tho gazette.*.  Tho ftepoyn wore said to-.have ho-  Moved that cartridges served   out to  ���������vllioni  were great,od    with the fat or  'animals, unclean alike to Hindu nnd  Mobnmiuodaii. nnd the Indian Mutiny  was precipitated.  The Turko-RiifiHlnn wor was said  fo linv������> boon ������lr*w.-v" l>j������ the hrtriy-Vicr  with which a IIor?.egovfan blacksmith  killed a tax collector who had InsuR-  ������������������'d bin daughter.  Th������. stealing of a Castile lady's  .arm petticoat, by a Moor led to ninny  Before the Russo-Japanese conflict  the armies the world over used a  large, calibre bullet, made of unsheathed lead and greased to overcome friction in the barrel. Ths muzzle velocity  was less than hali that of the missiles  now employed? Then, too, bayonet and  sabre charges were, more common.  These resulted in hideous wounds,  very 'difficult"for surgeons to handle.  The bullets which are flying in Europe today are of less diameter than  the ordinary lead pencil- They are  jacketed .'With .nickel,'lead-or steel and  have tremendous velocity.  The soft, mushrcanting bullet of the  old day resulted in the shattering of  bones and the crushing, rather than  cutting, of tissues.^. Infection was al'  most inevitable, the grease being especially unsanitary. A wound In the  abdomen was considered necessarily  fatal. The death rate among the  wounded was enormous.  In recent campaigns there are instances where soldiers shot in what  were once considered vital spots have  walked unsupported to the field hospitals.-  THE STUDY OF WORJS  It's? a   Helpful   Scheme  to   Use   Your,  Dictionary Every Day  "Writing an article "Treasure in  Books," in the Woman's Home Companion, Laura Spencer Porter gives,  the following excellent advice about  the advantages to be gained from the  study of words: ���������  "The study of wbrds-^-it may sound  to you a dry thing, yet I promise you  it is .not; very far from it.  "And this brings me to suggest that  the habit of one of the great writers  of studying carefully from a good dictionary 7 five words each day is one  from which we might all of us get a  good deal of profit. Or take a good  book of synonyms, for Instance, and  learn from it each day five words  somewhat similar, comparing and  weighing carefully the meanings and  values of them.  "Notico the degrees of force iu the  following: To dislike, to hate, to  loathe, to detest, to abhor. Each note  struck is a little stronger, higher, we  might say, like an ascending crescendo  scale. So to Instruct, to teach, to  educate, are each quite different in  moaning, with a great nicety of difference. So, rebuke, reprimand, censure, blame, are all of, one color,  but of how different shades of meaning. So, too, misfortune, calamity, disaster; so weak, feeble, decrepit, and  what dolicate difference between fame  and renown or. feminine and womanly and womanish."  - ������������������     ���������  High Prices For Grain Will Help the  Farmers, and Every Line of Activity  Will be Stimulated���������Slogan of the  West Should be to Stand Loyally  Together. /  Western Canada occupies a most  favorable position at the present time.  While Europe is in the throes of a  -gigantic war such as the world nas  never before witnessed, there is peace  within our own borders. By reason  of the present conditions, the farmers  of the west will benefit. A better  price will be secured for grain and all  farm produce, and wheat** the farmer  .benefits the whole west will share in  his prosperity; Because of the partial  suspension of trans-oceanic trade, the  industries of Canada will be stimulated toJ supply our home demand.  Goods that have heretofore been imported from Germany and elsewhere  will be produced and manufactured in  Canada.  Now is the favorable time for the  expansion of business opportunities,  and now more than ever before is the  time for the people of the western  provinces as well as the whole of  Canada to stand loyally together. By  supporting our local' merchants we are  contributing to the welfare cf our own  community and keeping the money in  our own town and district. We should  go further, and buy only goods that  are manufactured in our own town pi"  province in preference to competing  lines of goods. While, the west is ;��������� rim-  arily a 0rain producing country, and  agriculture will no doubt always be  the chief industry, there are many  other industries already established,  which if loyally and consistently supported by the western people, will, in  time, contribute immenselr to the  general wealth and importance of the  west. Many lines of food products  are being manufactured in the principal cities from Winnipeg to Vancouver, and if we insist on demanding  from our local merchant only those  articles which are manufactured in  the west in preference to the imported, and of ten-times inferior articles,  we will be contributing to one of tlie  factors that is bound to assist the  Canadian west "is gaining the great  commercial importance to which s-he  is destined to attain?  It is not a? time t������ talk of hard  times and money stringency, but rather to assume a?;hopeful attitude, being  firm in 7ihe conviction that ours is a  eountry.-ric-i in7suatural resources and  peopled with men who can by determination and industry overcome tern  norary difficulties, and seize the op*  portunities for business expansion  that are thrust upon us by reason or  the present world-wide disturbances.  Idiot   Child . Made   Sound   by   Qrnai.  Trsnsplanatios.  Dr. Serge Voronoff, the wall-known  Paris surgeon, is said -o have succeeded in fjrafting a monkey's tryrold  gland (a gland whose functions are  unknown, saddled upon tha larynx  and windpipe), on a child suffering  from cretinism, anc'. effecting _. radical cure. (Cretinism is a .state of  imperfect mental development, or  idiocy).  Dr. Voronoff described the case  before the Paris Academy of Medicine, lt was unanimously regarded  as opening a new path in constructive surgery, rich in discoveries,  which will diminish human suffering.  The child, aged fourteen years, was  attacked when eight by myxedema  (atrophy of the thyroid gland) as a  sequel to scarlet fever, and ever after  lias presented all the symptoms of  severe cretinism.     *  Dr. Voronoff, in ths presence of  nineteen doctors, grafted to the child's  neck the right lobe ol .the thyroid  gland of a'large baboon.  . The child has since continued to  grow rapidly in body and mind.  Whil*. formerly apathetic and silly,  she *. now turbulent and sharp.  This is the first time ihat grafting,  of an organ from an animal to a  human being has been accomplished  with success.  A number ol previous attempts  were made by Dr. Alexis Carrel, of  the Rockefeller Institute, v. of New  York, but all failed.  It is believed that the operation  may become common, and that numbers of cretins and imbeciles now  leading a purely vegetative existence  may be transformed into useful members of society.  1THE VALUE OF QUB  PUBLIC HIGHWAYS  Revolver Contest of the. Nations  European and American names comprise the list of contestants in a recent  marksmanship contest at lhe antipodes���������the annual Indoor Rovolver  Championship Competition- of tho  Shanghai Miniature Rifle and Revolver  club, which Is affiliated with the Society of Miniature Ride clubs of Great  Britain. To tho white residents of  Shanghai and to the military and  naval men who nre stationed. there  this is one of thc chief sporting events  of the year.  The championship gold medal was  won hy Mr. Freeman of the Legion of  Frontiersmen, whose score wns 402.  Ono woman, Mrs. A. S. Fullarton, a  resident of Shanghai, entered tho con-  tost. She made a score of 31.!, shooting Romington-UMC ammunition, as  did Mr. Freonian. Standard Amorlcnn  ten-ring targotB were usod, with a  buH's-oyo targets wero used, with a  20 yards being allowed and tho time  limit bolng on hour. The highest possible score was 500. Mr. Froaaaan outdid his neuvest competitor, Lieut.-  Com. L. ProHloii-Thonuis of II.M.S.  Uritomart, who has a reputation us  one of the host rovolver shots In the*  British navy.  The First Revolver  The credit or diHcrediL of ���������he invention of tho revolver belongs to a  Swiss of Vnllorbo, .loan Farncols Gro*  bot, who in 1814 fashioned, with tho  collaboration of hla son, the Urst "six-  sh outer" which aH a matter of faot attracted tho attention ot tho thon minister of KiibhIu at Zurich, Count Capo  d'lstrla, who sent a specimen revolver  to nw.r Alexander I. The rcy^l icci_,J-  ont rewarded the Inventor with a valu-  iihlti ring, which it Is to be presumed  Grobot. pawned, for ho dlod u fow  yearn inter In poverty.���������London Tel������-  >,rap.i.  Maxims of the Great Napoleon  The following are some maxims of  the great French soldier, Napoleon  Bonaparte:  "Unity of command is a first necessity of war."  "Love is the occupation of the idle  man, the distraction of tlie warrior,  the stumbling block of the sovereign."  "A great captain ought to say to  himself several times a day:. If .the  enemy appear on my front, my right  or my left, what should I do? If he  finds himself embarrassed, he is ill  pos'ted."  "When a king is said, to he a kind  man, the reign is a failure."  "Heart! How do you know wha.  your heart ls? It is a bit of you  crossed by a big vein in which the  blood goes quicker when you run."  "The heart of a statesman should  be In his head."  "High tragedy is the school of great  mem It is the duty ot sovereigns to  encourage and spread it. Tragedy  warms the soul, raises th heart, can  and ought to create heroes."  "Bleeding enters Into the combination of political medicine."  "The vice of our modern institutions is thnt they havd l.othlng which  appeals to tho Imagination. Man can  only be governed through imagination.   Without it he is a brute."  "Conscription is the eternal root of  a nation, purifying Its' morality and  framing nil It.* habits."  "I regard mysolf as probably tho  ���������most daring man In war who haa  ever existed."  "Lovo of country Is tho first virtue  of.clvilixed man."  "There nro only two ruitioiiK���������-East  and West."  War  Secretary  Slee'ps  With   Job  Grim as war news Is, it If, not. without Its lighter aide of amusing Incl-  dents, oddities and romur.ee.  Lord Kitchener's flrst. question  when ho ontorod tho war office, tQ  tako up his now post, uo It Is said in  the Sporting Chronicle, was addressed to tho porter, "In tin-re a bed  hero?" he nsked.  "No, my lord," roplied  the porter.  "Got one," mild Lord Kitchener ."I  m;.y be. here Tor : oino I3i<n.-."  And it. Is said he has 110311 outing  and sleeping, na well as working, In  side lho war olfico almost ovor Hlnco.  Homes For Workers  The outrage of our Aniei can cities  is the way we bid for home-seekers,  when we have no homes to offer them,  after we lure them to come. Our factories scour the country for workers,  bring them in, an*! turn them loose,  tb find shelter wherever they can. Our  business organizations offer bonuses  for new factories, bidding for these  jyhich bring in the largest number of  families. "Another factory! 100 families! ?More prosperity!*' they announce, in big headlines.  One" of7 the saddest sights of the  slums is to see the thrifty wife of the  working man? with her rosy brood of  children? used to country air and, sunshine, used to tspace, privacy, good  surroundings, cleanliness, quiet, shut  up amid the noise and dir. and confusion, in the gloom ot the slum. That  is an unusual Vani-iy that cau maintain ?1he ? sanctity of 7 its home life,  ���������n the tenements.  The 1 rave fight hiay be made If the  father and. mother Tare snared, iro hold  control, and provide the bread. Rut  -how many working men in jur cities,  the records.show, "fall a pre; to tuber-  ���������"l.o������is. tvphqid, pneumonia, and other  "house diseases!" How many mothers are beckoned from their little families by the same ghastly finder! Any  one who will search the records will  find that a startling number of depend  ent families become so on .csount of  death or prolonged illnosr. of tho  ������������������rport-winnor.  Antl the children?  The ranks of the dependent anc? delinquent are recruited���������in what percentage we ought to .know, but any  norcontage is too large���������from the  families of the working men'that are  brought into ourf-ii-jfift and duinned into our dilapidated old dedth-trans.  And so I say-that the responsibility  is upon those wlc import worklng-  **������n tp see. that there are deceit  'inmos for thorn wl.?>*- itiev comp, and  not to set snares to destrov 111 e*��������� t anrr  their children.���������Albiciv Follows Bacon  in The Survey. '���������  EFFECT OF COLOR ON  MIND  Brilliantly Colored Flowers Have Uplifting and Joyoirs Effect'  People to whom certain colors represent sounds or motlo is have long  been laughed, tit, but sclentillc work  on the sun's'rays is proving thom to  have justification for their theories.  , Rod, .it appears, Is tho most exclte-  ing and stimuli)tlug of all colors and  Jias a special offect on the activity of  the bruin. Bluo, which so many peoplo in an ago of great nervous strain  and tension find soothing. Is so hi  ronlit.y. Unless you uro in a depressed  and mel-insholy state, iira-blue cur  tains at. your bedroom windows have  a benntieiril effect, espeelu.-y If you  face south and got the morning sun  Color, Indeed, especially ir. flowers,  hns nn extraordinary effect on tho  mental ..ondltlon. 'I'ho slgiit of crimson, pink and amethyst rhododendrons, growing In tho open air has a  curiously uplifting nnd joyous offect.  The sowers of Paris which huvo suffered severely from the recent ntorms,  are the most wonderful Jn tho world,  and constituto ono of the nights ofthe  city. Visitors aro allowed to inspoct  thom   on   certain days   of each week,  CiHl   it   j.j   ���������^i'i.tiiiA.r   uii   c.t|i(u itui<:������   m  mako a "personally-conducted tour" of  the   two   111 nl ii   '*c*vcra.   Tho  Journey  Toronto Boy Runa the Torpedo Squad  A Toronto boy la commander o: tho  flagship which leads the British torpedo squadron In the North Sea. Uo  In Harold "Vnlnon, who has j..,t been  appointed commander of the Amphl-  trlto. Commander Dftiilson It. a non  of Mrs. F. C. Denison of Mtusholmo,"  Dundno street. Ho lo c.ic of tho  yrtitnrf.ot i.\rM. in t\\. nnvy in r.uch a  high 1'Of.ltioii.  Auollu'i' former Toronto '.*oy In tho  front is Cant. ToJdy Grusett, nephew  of Chief Grusett, nnd a gruduattl of  tho it.M.c.r-Toronto Globe.  A government wlndcso B.atloh will  shortly ho opened on Valentin, Island,  on thn Houfhwest coast of Ireland. It  has boon constructed by the wireless  department of the post office, tho In-  Hiiumtion hotng i.upplvd liy the  Marconi Compnny. With .*���������- range of  ..Od mllo-., it. ifi i-lii'*riy di'>.tiiu-d 10 keep  FIRST    ROADS    WERE   MADE  FOR  MILITARY   PURPOSES  The    Romans    Were the Pioneers   n  Road Building, and Abundan. Proof  of   Their   Enduring   Quality   ie   Afforded in .Roads Now Extant.  Because they go. over the difficulties   of levels   most  easily  that  way  and on account of the general habit  of using the  waterways as by-ways,  the first roads usually followed along  the banks of rivers.       "?  It is so today in Canada. It has  been the rule in all the ages. But  although that might answer well,  when the trapper or hunter made  chief use of the roads, it was different when armies had to be moved*  and moved expeditiously. The short  roads, wide and hard, became necessary. .  -Because Rome was essentially a  military nation, the Romans were  great roa'd builders, as had been the  disciplined Perstans and Assyrians  before,them.  The Roman roads were    tlie    first .  real  highways,  and  abundant    proof  of   their   enduring   quality   is   afford-  ed by wthe   extensive   remains    that  have  been found in different    parts  of the country. The Roman engineer,  chose high ground wherevei* he could,  and he built his road high above the  surface of the   land    through whicb"  he was marking-it?   His first object?  was   to  make  a  path  between    two  points,   so   that  troops, could  march  from one to the other as quickly and  as easily as possible.  The Roman road-makers, therefore, set/out with the definite idea  of making a road from ine capap or  military station  to  another.  The fact th-.*; the roads which the  Roman engineer drove through wood  and valley are, even alter nineteen  centuries have passed, so frequently  found to be in a good state of preservation, speaks volumes for. the thoroughness of the workmanship and  the excellence of the materials which  went to their making. Roman methods of road-making were different  from those in vogue today, but were  sound and -were well carried out.  First two parrallel ditches were cut,  marking "the edges of the proposed  roadway. On the soil between the  ditches was laid a layer of rubble  stones about 5 inches deep; next A  layer of concrete or stones mixed  -with lime and 15 inches deep*, over  that another 10 inches or so of rhu>  cleus���������fine pounded niater-al mixed  with lime; and finally the top or back.  . which was made of paving stones, four  or five inches, thick, and cementod  together.  Of course, the methods of the Roman road makers varied somewhat.  Like tlie sensible, practical men they  were, they used the material that  was ready to hand. Thus, in the  chalky, soil of Kent, sections of the  Roman road show it to have been  made of alternate layers of chalk  and gravel and flint. Then again  when marshy ground had to be  crossed, the Romans built a causeway consisting of six strata or layers, based on marsh mud, with piles  about four feet in length ������ and wood  laid above them.   . \    -  The advent of the stage coach  showed tlie possibilities of quicker  t,rahsit. and. Incidentally, the necessity of improving the roads. Although as early as 1663 an act waa  passed authorizing the first toll-gates  or turnpikes to be erected, this oniy  apnlied to the Great North Road,  and elsewhere the roads were almost  ���������t* bad as ever.  The rebellion of 1745 gave a great  imwilse to the making of British  rouds tor military as well as civil  nurocses. Tho militniy value ot  good roads once realized, steady  nrogrcss was made in opening up  communication between tliie different  toviis on both sides of the border.  The extension of tho turnpike sys-  tnm, however, met with violent op*  position from tho populace, who -regarded the toll-bars as so many barriers to freedom of moveem:-t. During the 'fifties of the eighteen th century bodies of armed men assombled  So destroy the turnpikes and burn  down the tool-houses. Troops had  M he despatched to quell^ .ho dlsor-  d cr.  It Is a remarkable fact that ona  of the flrst and most successful ot  l-'rii.iHh road makers was a blind man  --Tohn Motcalf, of Knaresborough,  who was responsible for the con-  ntructlon of over 1R0 mllos of roads  in Lancashire. -Yorkshire, Cheshire  nnd Derbyshire.  Motcalf was a pioneer In ths making of roads, a branch of civil engineering which was brought to the  greatest degree of perfection it had  ovor attained by ThomaB Tolford,  tho famous onglnoor, Tho system ot  surfacing Introduced by Macadam  oarly In tho lftth century rondare.1  possible thn making of roads on linos  that havo ov":* slnco boon found  survlcoablc and ondur!ng.  is mude on electric curs uud launches, Atlantic, liners in toii.-h with land two  which draw up occasionally at bright- hours longer thnt: Is pen si bin nt pren-  ly Illuminated station-**. Ii>n( with the CrooUhnven station.  Strathcona'* Rt&mantie Marriage  Tlio marrlago ot Lord StrathconA  was a romance. He met tho lady  when he was twontynlao and llvtn*  on tho count of Labrador. She was a  widow and had a little sou. Ther*  wan no priest or church within. 1000  miles aud the marrlago waa a simpl*  ���������������������������.ontract without ccroniony. It wan for  this ronsoiLthat whon tho high com-  nilHHlotior In-rum.* a peer In 1Rfi7 11 rm~  marriage wau hold to bo nocescar- audi  it /an nolcinnlKod with the toll ritual  ���������>f ihe Church of i.nglnnd. -v: o Labrador marrlago was, howover, ratified  by special net of parliament���������London  Tiitler,  .--J  ti-zMi  :-V *'l  ������������������������-S"J  ,-'W  mi  5  ���������   i  >**���������..  dm  Wm  simm  ***** BK.ti  ���������im"^mmmkn$niifaw*xm*tp*^m\tsx^m*m^^  bv:  v.  w  ���������#  >tf  I  -?  ���������''-''ti^^/fyffiffi-^titi-'"',f V?'?7'r: ''.���������-'7'':���������'������������������';?ffiv'^,''*fl;^  THE CRESTON REVIEW  * ��������� ������_-������_������������������  THt UHfcSIIlN KtVitW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription : $2 a vear in advance;  $2.50 to United State's points.  CY F. Hayes, Owner and Editor.  ('RESTOJf, B.C.,  FRIDAY, OCT.   I)  Many Communications  The" Review is not very heavy  <m editorials this issue. For some  weeks contributed articles have  been piling up on us so we are this  week compelled to omit our editori-  .-tl utterances in an attempt to clear  the copy hook of at least one timely  communications.  Some of them may be a trifle  lengthy, but they are readable  topics and worthy of careful  perusal.  Give them your thorough consideration. If they do not strike you  just right, through the columns of  The Review point out i"heir weak-  .uesses  tor to  j as may oi- may not become necessary.  , For-iustance, if the school is growing  I fast, and. it seems likely that an addjk  ; tional teacher will be required for the  i last half of the year, that item should  be included in the estimates. This is  (the custom, I believe, witb city  i boards. If the teacher be not needed,  so much the bettor for the-board's balance at the end of the year.  It is generally known that 'the Collector adds twenty per cent, to the  amount voted by the annual meeting, j  Some districts consider this a reason j  for voting less than they thhilk will be  needed. But usually by far the greater part of the taxes are paid iu time  to receive the discount, and ten per  cent of the twenty goes for that purpose. And experience has shown that  in most districts the remainder of the  twenty ner cent*. .������ Ha.r������lv sufficient to  0    *T ^ ��������� -" ���������v     -    - -    .  cover the taxes that are allowed to fall  into arrears.  Another, and the chief cause of  trouble, is that rural districts forgot  that while they vote taxes say in July  101-i, for the running of their schools  for a year it is not for the school year  commencing that month, but for the  calendar yeai*, commencing the following January. Unless tbey have the  il you have something bet- j previous year voted sufficient to run  suggest on these  topics,  or ' their schools until the end of 1914 they  anyothe^Ve wUlbe glad "to hearIsUould "o^vote one  ,, ������    , , ������. ,      taxes.    If   in   July,  Irom you,  but  make your articles!  as brief as the subject will permit.  Financing of  rn l  ���������__.?������ i__  Extracts from an essay given by Inspector Bruce at the recent convention  of trustees held at Nelson.  This summer an American educationist wrote to many of the leaders in  rural school education throughout the  country asking: What is the most-  needed improvement in rural education to-day ? Of the various improvements that were considered to be of  che first importance in the United  States only 19 are needed here; the  others we already have. Of the 19  improvements 17 would cost money.  The question, then, is not "Do the  rural schools need more money," but  " How are they to get it."  In fully orgahized school districts  the province pays directly to each  teacher employed four hundred and  eighty dollars, provided that the  schools have been conducted in accordance with Rules and Regulations prescribed by the Council of Public Instruction, and that each public school  building and its equipment be satisfactory to the Council.  The  province   also  grants to  the  certificates of indebtedness.   But I am  told-by bot^irustees  and bank managers ?that:vthe-tbanks do not care to  lo^n''',^oi'ie^0n^his security.   Andthe  distjrietbr board as a body has no power to bbrwwniouey for the running  expenses? of?the? school,  or for the  teacher's salary.   In the past, therefore, rural school boards have been in  the habit of borrowing money for suoh  purposes on their personal notes, renewed from time to time until. the  taxes come in.    While I have nfever  heard of a case where a trustee has  had to  pay a cent  on oue  of these  notes, yot it is not good business;  the  fact that his name is on a note lessens  the private borrowing power of each  trustee, should he at any time during  the life of the note wish toraiso money  at a bank.    Many trustees, therefore,  will not go   on a personal  note for  school purposes,  nor should they be  J oxpected to do so.  Tho Education Department recogniz-  j ed this difficulty and during the last  t session of the legislature the following  clause was added to the Public School  Act; "Upon the order of the Superintendent of   Education   the   Deputy  Minister of Finance shall advance to j  the Board of School Trustees of any  rural district a sum cf money, not exceeding in any year 75 percent, of the  total amount voted at the last annual  meeting, to supplement the teacher's  salary and  for  incidental  expenses;  such advance shall be repaid out of  and shall be a first charge upon all future  school  tax  collections."      This,  amendment applies to all rural schools  whether fully organized or assisted.  But I do  not think that this means  that the Province is willing to become  a  fairy  godmother   to   rural  school  districts that choose   not to vote sufficient taxes.   It is evidently intended  to. apply to cases of unusual hardship,  as for instance, where a large part of  the taxes hava not been collected*, and  ib has not been considered practicable  to hold a tax sale, and to apply to new-  wVB   y^^w  and a half year's  1914. they vote  merely enough to carry them until the  end of June, 1915, they forget that it  will be after that date before they receive any of the taxes voted; while  such may not be their intention they  are arranging to run their school on  credit.  It therefore seems plain that, unless  the i*atepayers wish and are able to  borrow money to run their school,  they should recognize .the facts, and  vote in July enough money to parry  the district until the second New Year  following. If thev voted in July, of  this year, sufficient taxes to run their  school until the end of 1915, that is, if  they voted one and a half years' taxes I ly-organized school districts which  the proceeds should be received chiefly have not had time to place their finan-  in July, 1915.   Then the indebtedness ces upon a sound basis,  for the year ending June. 1915, could  be paid. of., and the remainder ofthe  amount received would be in the bank  earning interest for the district, and  would be drawn out as required during  the last six months of 1915! It may be  said that this plan makes no provision  for the first half of 1916. But the  largest exsenditures, for repairs, the  winter's fuel, etc., will have been made  in the summer or fall, and for what  remains, the falling in of the taxes  that were in arrears, or that were not  paid in time to receive thie discount,  will usually be sufficient. If not, it is  easy for a district whose finances are  run in a business-like, manner to get a  teacher one dollar  for every dollar by | few months' credit; it is different with  which the  salary of  a teacher  is increased by district assessment, but in  no case does the supplementary grant  exceed one hundred dollars per annum.  In other  words,  if the  teacher is engaged at forty dollars or less a month,  the Province pays his salary.   If he is  engaged at fifty-six and two-third dollars a month, the Province pays him  forty-eight and one-third dollars of it,  the district pays him eight and one-  third dollars.   If he be paid more than  fifty-six and two-third dollars, the district pays all the  difference.   As It is  impossible  to  get  a teacher, worth  having at all, for fifty-six and two-  third dollars a month, it may be taken  as a rule that the Province  pays the  teacher forty*-eight and one-thirid dollars a month, ahd tho district raises  the remainder of his salary.  The chief cause of financial trouble  in rural school districts is that usually  not enough money is voted   nt  the  annual meeting.    The trustee  board  should present at this meeting an estimate of  tho cxgcndituroH for which  they consider taxes Hhould bo voted  by the ratepayers.   The trustees aie  in close touch with  the needs of the  school and should bo better able to  make an estimate than anyone else in  the district.   To ho of vuluo in assisting the ratepayers te  decide upon tho  amount of taxes  to be voted the estimates tiliould as far as possible give  t'lu-h item for .which money may Ih; required, and with tin* amount, likely to  U- needed tor each.    Tiicro should also  Im* ineluded a fair mini  foi- incidental  expenses, for there will almost certainly lie some iinfuiseen expoditure iiooon-  HiM-y.    No business uuui or city board'  attempts to figure the coming year's  ���������-xpendittire to within a. dollar or two;  if they did not   make a   liberal  allow-  ���������tti'-c   for   incidentals   they   would   be  UllltOHl    '-ITlrlllll    lo     nave   iron.tit-.      iti  ��������� ���������nurse it does not follow that the  board muni upend flint money: a careful I >< Min I should usually l>e able to  keep   well   within their estimate,   in-  ^U'JHI    ltl    iivil   I illinium      tl,       .(.,      nuiii  A district which failed to vote sufficient taxes last July after having received from the Department a circular  advising that sufficient taxes be voted  should not expect any advance. If the  financing of a rural school is to be successful enough taxes must be voted to  cover every probable contingency  arising before the end of the following  calendar year.  a district that deliberately plans to be  always in the hole.  Of course af tier once the annual meeting has voted a yejar and a half's taxes  it is not necessary during the following years to vote more than one year's  taxes.  At the annual meeting some of the  less far-seeing rate-payers may argue  that if tho estimates are large enough  to cover every probable need, and if  one and one-half years'taxes are voted,  the district after all may not need all  the money collected. I do not think  this will often happen. But even if it  does happen, it is much better to collect too much money, and havo some  of it in the bank drawing interest,  than to run the risk of having to borrow monoy at a high rate of interest,  or, still worse, the risk of having the  education of the children retarded bocauso tho district is not able to borrow  monoy. And if the money' raised bo  not nil needed, there will bo that much  less to bo votod noxt yoar.  It is for the Board to prepare for  tho annual meeting an estimate of  what should bo voted, along tho abovo  lines or not, as tho Board thinks host.  But the Board cannot vote the taxes;  it is for the annual meeting to add to  or diminish the estimate according to  its host judgemontof tho requirements  of the district, However a fair itemized estimate, prepared by itcoinpetenl.  Board, and explained to the mooting  by a member of tho Board, Is usually  l������.u-K<d. Tf It l)f- not ���������pn.,:'c*rt, the Board  has n,t least, dono Its duty.  Of course it has been possible to borrow money from t.ho banks, though  usually at a high rate of interest. The  Public Schools Act empowers fcho  Board of Trustees of a rural school,  when uutlioi i_.od hy the nchool meeting, te bon-ow money for the put-sliase  Mill     illl|ll ov ������;<���������!< ut       of      ^j <jiji.il.,      fit'.'  school purposes, oi- Cor the piirebuse or  building of sehool houses, or for the  furnishing of (lie same; It shall In* repaid by equal yearly   instalments, not  Musical Recital  On Thursday afternoon last there  was held au interesting musical party  afc.Mrs. Crompton's home. The Subject chosen was Georg Frederic Handel, the well.known musician who  lived 250 years ago. A paper was read  dealing with the composer's life and  works, and it contained several anecdotes. On one occasion Handel had a  difficulty with a soprano singer, who  grumbled at her part in an opera.  Handel opened a window and dragg.  ing her to it threatened to throw her  out if she didn't immediately sing'the  music us he had written. Necoloss to  say the lady instantly complied* His  latter years were saddened by his almost total blindness. He died April  20, 1750, and is buried in Westminster  Abbey.  After the paper tho following programme was rendered by Mr. and  Mrs. Crompton, assisted by Miss Helen  Fowler:  Piano���������-Dead March from Saul.  Violin���������Largo, from Xerxes.  Songs���������"Where ore you Walk " and  "Droop not. young Lover" (Somolo).  Pinno-^-'-Seo the Conqnering Hero  Comes," from Judas Maccabeus.  Violin���������Sonata in D.  Songs���������-"Why do tho Nations" anil  "Thus Saith the Lord," from tho ������������������Messiah."  Mra. Crompton will bo vory pleased  to seo anyone who is interested in  inutile at the next recital, which lo at  present fixed for Thursday, Nov. 5th,  at 4 o'clock. Musicians Gluck and  Sibollius.  In ono. day Arthur Lovcn of Ross-  land killed threo black bear noar Deep  Creek,  II.  traiunituitei-  transferred   to  l n ..l j ���������������.'  ������|...  i, \ ,.%   .<  l lie     ineideiit'il,.,  -IkiiiM In' made for  . i.  i ��������� ���������  definite     provision  mn'li expenditures  ./.. i ......  i-> ��������� '  I...II  tl-iei, and for the  Hie   In nml   shall  ,i,........    ,..,.,., 11... ,11,.  * i ������  money mo  borrowed  hnve   power  to give  A. Mallinson, <J. i\  nt Nelson, has been  Cranbrook.  Undor tho now froighfc rates coal  whipped to RosBland from lethbridge  .tomes at a reduction of 85 cents a ton.  Coal to RoHsland from Crow's Nost  points comes reduced by 80 cents.  A problem thrv*. confront*!* K*>������b������  authorities Is what te do with the latest addition to city owned propel-Ly,  the Kiudo hotel. This was bid in by  the city al tlie tax sale a year ago and  '.".'!",'"; "'','"*,*' " *-"f^.......'.A   ,.r\ tltol   II   l./.jr.nw>������.  i������ltMoliiii>1������r ilw������ ���������oi*oTv>rtv of the eltv  when the year was up, which happened a few days ago.  THE   HOME  OF   THE  TRANSIENT  OOMMODIOUS  SAMPLE  ROOMS  Ithe best ano most  popular hotel^ in  the x&arsMAY-s  Run on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled service in  all departments. Kitchen  staff (including cook) all  wliite ladies. Every comfort  and attention given to guests  r*H.__   u���������_.    _- - , ������_-4     __.T-  .Hv     xjcxX       i_>   o   Ul-'lJXi-CV-      W-lU  onlv tlie best brand of goods.  Porters Meet Trains  W. A HERON,  MANAGER  who   would like to read all  f  -���������������������������������������������.'���������  ���������       .������������������   ��������� ���������  that happens in the Creston  Valley from Sunday morning  to Saturday night? You get  tired of writing���������everybody  does���������let The Review tell  the news in the rrtost interesting way it can be told to them  Here is Our Offer  Mail us One Dollar only and  we will send The Review to  arty address in Canada or  Great Britain for Six Months.  IC you wish to boost Creston  here is the easiest, cheapest,  and   most   effective   way.  THE CRESTON REVIEW  CRESTON. B C.  iiiiii-iiiiii-iiiiiMimii^^  gmi  i^uyjtt^. ~-r^r  THE   CRESTON  REVIEW  /0  '      iff ,,K?-  $������������������S<$������������&������������������������������������������������������������������    i News of the District  creston  i  Hotel  Tk&Xea&ing  Hotel of the  Fruit    Belt  f\,0m  a~mT0 j*-!**^ *���������������  Call   c/lgain  YOU will make no mistake  when you get off the train  if you sign the" register at  the Creston JElotel. Travelling  men will substantiate this. We  study the comfort of our guests.  The rooms are well furnished ia  a manner up-to-date.  Headquarters for Mining Men,  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  and Commercials.  JB, Moran  Prop.  OFGOlMERGE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, CV.O,  is������J_%ANDER i_AiKU, jieneral Manager  I. L. D., D.CX-. President  JOHN AIRD. Ass't General Manager  CAPITAL, $15,000,000     RESERVE FOND, $13,500,000  BANKING  BY MAIL  Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank  of Commerce to be operated by mail, art- viii receive the same  careful attentitm as is given to ?!! other .... ' merits of the Bank's  business. Money may be depo ed or v-  satisfactorily as by a personal visit to a1  -n in this way as  S24  C.   G. ENNETT  Manager Creston Banch  For supplying liquor to interdicts  two Blairmore youths were fined. $50  and costs' last week.  Mah Hong, a Marysville Chinaman  has just been fined $20 for using firearms without a license.  Already forty men have enrolled in  the Michel volunteer company of the  East Kootenay Regiment.  Rossland's customs receipts for the  past six months are over $800 greater  than for the same period last year.  On municipal work Grand Forks  council is paying $3 a day for teams  and $2 for men for an eight-hour day.  Penticton has an annonymous letter  writer and the Herald is offering a  $100 reward for information leading  to his detection.  Ed. Austin, the veteran railway man  has moved ��������� from^ Revelstoke to Vancouver. He ran: the first engine over  the C. P. R. in the mountains.  Four Kaslo'< citizens appeared before  the magistrate one day last week  charged with setting fires without a  license. ' Three paid $50 each and the  other took a, six months jail sentence.  Shipments of fruit and vegetables  from the ?Vernon . station have been  averaging about' 18 cars per day during the past "month. It is estimated  that the output of produce will exceed  that of last year by oyer 25 per cent.  Thos. Powers had a box of Ben Davis  apples on display at Grand Forks fair  that was somewhat unusual. It contained the entire product of a four  year old tree and the apples were first  quality and uniform in size and color.  Fernie Free Press:���������-Herman Elmer,  Secretary of. Michel Local, TJ. M. -W.  Of A. was vaken into custody ^ by the  Provincial police acting under military  instructions, aiid will be held a prisoner of war uiitil after the hostilities  have ceased. Elmer, was preaching  sedition and speaking disrespectfully  of the militia. He is a German. He  will be sent to the military prison at  "Vernon until after hostilitities have  ceased. Then he will probably be deported/ A military prisoner receives  no hearing oi* trial.  Get Your Fruit Trees, Bushes, and  Ornamentals of Every Description from the  ' .     *���������-. _''  Largest and Best Nursery in the West  1000 Acres Under Cultivation  ���������'B^Ir6m'-r-     ' i';'-''''TtHW: '  BRITISH COLUMBIA" NURSERIES CO.  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AGENCY   COMPANY  /?>h \uw l*_i<**i.li'it: ItHljj;. UKiM Vl������_lt, I'olo.  This letter, to Guy Lowenburg  from Senator Brady of Idaho, discusses the progress made in the  project of draining the Kootenay  Valley. The government of the  United States has appointed a representative engineer to, take the  matter up with the British Columbia government as soon as the latter appoints such a representative.  The letter points out that the cooperation of the two governments  is necessary before the work can be  carried.out satisfactorily and urges  the necessity of- speedy action in  appointing a representative to meet  the engineer named by the U.S.  government.    The letter:.  " I have a letter Jrom Charles G.  Boeder of Spokane, who is taking  a manifest interest in the draining  of tho Kootenay valloy, in whioh  he enoloses vme a copy of tho resolutions passed by the Creston board  ol! trado at a special, meeting on  August 18th, 1914.  "Mr? Boeder also desires me tp  indicate to you what progress lias  boon made by the federal government of tho U.S. in this mattor. I  will say that wo have roallzod for  a groat many years that in order to  proporly drain Kootonay valloy tho  government of BjC and our government would havo to 00-oporato  in ovory way. Wo tried to have  some drainage laws passed by tho  legislature that would holp. Tho  people in the valloy havo tried  ovory roasonablo plan that oould bo  thought of for draining those lands  and tho task was too groat and I  became satisfied that it oould not  bo accomplished unleso it warn dono  on a largo scale along conservative  husinoss linos. First, I took tho  iiiiMrior up with tho secretary ol  iigVicultiire here and ho appointed  a man I'roin tho bureau of drainage  to look   into  tho mat tor  from   tlio  interior, Mr. Lane, and after several conferences with him I convinced  him that it was for the benefit of  the government in more ways than,  one to have the Kootenay Valley  drained. First, because it is one  of the most fertile valleys in our  state, and, in fact, in the entire  northwest. " Second, the undertaking was-too great for individuals to  handle. Third, the state laws are  not such as to permit of favorable  action. Fourth, tlie government  has over 6,000 acres of Indian lands  that could be doubled or quadrupled in value by the drainage of this  valley. I had a hard time convincing the secretary that they should  drain these lands for the Indians  and let them pay their reasonable  proportion. At his suggestion I  took the matter up with Mr. Sells,  our commissioner of Indian affairs,  and went over it with him very  thoroughly. He agreed with me  that these lands ought to be drained and that the Indians pay their  reasonable proportion. This places  us in splendid shape on this side of  the line, for if the two governments can agree on a plan of drainage I do not think there will be a  bit of. trouble in having onr government authorize the issuance of  bonds to cover the same. You  know better than I how your government will handle the matter.  "After these   consultations   the  depai*tme_-t  took   the   matter  up  with Premier McBride   and  asked  him t6 appoint a man  to meet the  engineer appointed by- our government  at  Bonner's  Ferry and   do  whatever is necessary,  to  go  over  carefully all the plans  and surveys  that have been made and formulated up to this   time and  then make  their report as to just what should  be done;    Our government  has its  man ready to go at any time.    It so  happens that while I was governor  of Idaho I visited Victoria and*-was'  very    pleasantly   entertained ?? by  Premier McBride  and  I was very  favorably impressed with him as a  man of affairs, and  after t#e had  our representative appointed I took  the liberty of personally writing  Premier McBride and urged him to  appoint  an  engineer to meet the  representative of our government,  who is an engineer.    We  are now  trying to have him make  this appointment and if you and your associates can  assist  in  any way in  having this appointment made at  an  early date I  can  say without  hesitation  that  our  man  will be  ready for a conference at Bonner's  Ferry  at  any time  on  ten days'  notice.    I would like you to secure  early action   if   possible, as  I  am  anxious to take the matter up with  the next session of oongress in December.  "In olosing I wish to say that we  are in hearty sympatliy with tho  plans of the people at Bonner's  Ferry and that we are ready to cooperate with B.C. in any way to  have tho drainage done. I am a  plain, praotioal business man witli  years of ������xperieneo in the west and  havo no hesitation in saying that  this Valley oan and ought to be  drained, and as it oan only be done  proporly through tho co-operation  of both governments it is up to the  people*of this Valloy to do their utmost to have tho wark started ond  pushed to completion at tho earliest possible date.  I will bo in Idaho within the  novt fow days and tvm sending you  all thoso faots no that in caso any oj  yonr pooplo desire to moot mo at  Bonner's Ferry and talk tho matter  ovor you will havo tho data boforp  you. I would bo pleased to make  an appointment with you at any  timo before I return to my duties  at Washington, somo timo in JNov-  embor, to meet n committee of your  citizoiiH and confer as to tlio best  plan of  co-operation   between    the  The last forms of The  Review close at noon on  Thursday of each "week.  Reading notices of any  onA       a*To,-*0tr      daonvirvfi/m  ������������������ ������������������.^- v*- ������ ._ _. ^y ^_ ._���������._, w_. ���������j* ���������r_ ^._._  must reach us before 11  a.m. Thursday to ensure  insertion.  Changes of advertisements must reach us by  Tuesday noon.       ?  RANCH FOR SALE  For sale, my Fruit Banch at a bargain, containing 8 acaes; 3 acrt-.s  cleared. 160 fruit trees, many bearing  this season; good patch. Raspberries?  Strawberries, Black Currants an<l  Gooseberries, also 65 trees in nursery  row; rough frame house, stable, cow  houses, pigsties, poultry houses and  root house. Nearly all has been  slashed out; ^ire fenced .Block 124 ir.  Lot 0554, alongside iKootenay flats?  Robert Stewajrt, Creston, B.C.  GUY   LOWENBERG  x:  OOT.8til.TING    ENGINEBB  RESTON  B.C.  JAS. H. SGHOFIELD  Fire, Life and Accident Insurance  REAL ESTATE. Etc,  tRAIL ti ,-  B.C.  GET YOUR  ing, iinning ann  General Repair Work  Done  by  W* B. Embree  The satisfnetion  of work   wel'  don**  liu its limp alter the price is fori_o*teii  SYNOPSIS OF OOAL MINIG  REGULATIONS  Ooal mining rights of tho Dominion..  In Manitoba? Saskatchewan und Ali.ert.iii  the Yukon Territory, the North-went  Territories-and in a portion of the Province of Britinh Colombia, mny belonsod  for a term , of twonty.one yean, at  nn annnul rental of fl nn acre. Not  moro than 8,560 noros will be loosed to  one applicant.  Application for a lease must be uiade  by the nppHoant in poreon to tho Agent  or Sub-Agent of tho district iu whioh  tho rights applied for aro nitunted.  In Hiirvoyod territory the land  innRt  ................      .   .v.   ..   |.v,  I   IIIIHUI'll     >1|������    .<!>.���������    ������>l<k  I *)  I *  lltu  14U\>|J)(U   ������-4    IrHO      ������   Ittl^Jl  .������_-���������. t.i-4-4 ,y ������������������ tiii������> | i__uii,-uV5U (^ovitriiiiuail/.  i.llll   I IM'   >./ ItldUtt  ho doHoribod hy fleotioiiH, or legal nuh-  dlvifilonn of eootionB, nud in unHurvoyoil  territory the trnot applied for shall he  utakitd out by the appliunut hiuiself.  Hiich npplioatlon niuat bo nooompaiiiod  by n foo of $5 which will bo rofuuded if  tho rifthtB applied for aro uOt available  but not ol'horwiBO. A royalty -.hull bo  paid on tho morohnntablo output of the  miuo at tho rato of flvo oonts por ton.  Tho peraoii operating thi miuo shall  furniflh tho Agont with h-voiii rotuniH  nooonntiiiff for tho full qnnnf ity of morohnntablo (mviI T--.it.iM_ nod pfv*r th.?- rfty  ally thareon. If tho ooal mliiinur rightH  nro not. hoing oporntod, Hiich returns  Hhould bo fnrniHhod nt lonm, oiic<> n year  Tlio loaao will include thn ooal min-  lug riBhtH only, hut tho Iohuoo may hv  pormittod to purolmiio wbutovor uvuil-  ab'o fliirfaoo rights may he ooiiKidi-red  neooHHary for tho woikiug of the mine  nt t.ho rnto of $10 ftn i\c.ro.  For full information npplioatlon nhould  ho mado to tho Soorotury of tho i-i-nan-  mont of tho Interior, Oitawn, or to nny  Agont or Sub-A stent of Dominion Lnndu  W. W. OOUY,  Dflputy Mlnlntor of the Interior.  *M.   n ���������tTnntithrvrl"������a������I   ������v.l������ll������������<v������lir.������.    0.*  I thlH ndvortli(*inm.t will not uo pnid for.  I ��������� ������IU*JI*U.  I  OmmmW*  uiWiiMi.j-i.iWiiWiimiii-iii'iwiiiii  mmmmmmmmmmm*  I-mtommmimmu.  \... ...  ^mmmMsmfmmm  mmmmM  '.���������H-'tefegffft-itWllfeii-tJ-,^  aiMilMiiti-im  ^Aii^fe,ittu;^iiMtW������*^!1'. .THE BiviKWa CBESTON, S. CK\  (t  Her  eance  By Basil Tozer  Ward,   Lock   &   Co.,   Limited  .��������� London,  Melbourne and  Toronto 1!  V ���������       =#  "Yes," she answered.  "When?"  "At once."  "It should have been my work," the  old man said moodily, "but a man  without a nose is too marked a figure  for secret and delicate missions; so it  falls to you, Eira?  (Continued)  Eira put out her hand and touched  the little heap of dust. Neither  spoke; there was nothing to say.  Such hopes as two human beings  have seldom known, had all vanished  in that little pile of dust.  "Yet my hoy did it���������your father  did it, Eira," the old man exclaimed,  fie turned and took froni a shelf a.  large object, dull in color and irregular in shape, and in size about as  big as a melon. It was seamed with  innumerable cracks, and appealed to  have been often broken and to have  been as often carefulily put together  again. At present it was secured by  a multiude of fine wires, as if their  suppcvt was neeessary to keep it together. The old man held it very  tenderly in his hands.  "Here is the proof," he said. "Of  eourse it is a failure, for it is full of  flaws and so fragile that it shivers Into fragments at a touch. But it is  there, Eira, it is there, and you know  your father cabled to me only the day  before his death to say he .iad solved  the problem of stability, the one difficulty left. Then he died, and the  man who caused his death has never  yet been punished."  "I know. 1 kuow!v' Eira said quickly; "do not let us go a.l over that  Egain."  "You think God will punish him."  the old n_3_-_ said; "so do 1, but I wish  to be His instrument' Yet if we mak :  no attempt to punish him���������"  "When you say p-onishrut-u. you  mean revenge, grandfather," Eira answered: "and we have neither the  right nor the power to revenge our-  selVes."'  "And so you will let this man remain in possession of the secret your  father lost his life for. ".us great discovery that this man stole from  him?"  "No." said Eira quickly, still playing with that heap of black dust that  lay upon the linen sheet on the table.  "No, I should be very willing to do'  anything to recover that. I would offer flrst to buy it bad., and if he  would not sell it, then I would get it  from him in any other way I could.  My father's memory has a right to  the fame such a discovery would  bring it, and his daughter has more  than a right; she; has a duty to vindicate his memory, and to let all the  world Know of his genius. Yes, I  should be willing to work for that revenge, to risk my life for it, to do  anything for it, to die for it, so as to  publish  it  hot  on   the   floor  of  "the  hoUse'���������even a few volumes of poetry, f  For  though "Hitgh  had  been    better  known at college ;.s an athlote than as  a studeut,?he had a very real love for  letters-and would sometimes refresh'  his mind by turning from the sordid  i worries, of business to the sweet lan-  "JBu't are you sure this Englishman j SO\ir  ofKeats,   thi.   llery   passion   of  has the secret? Are you sure my fath-   Shelley,-.or, to  the  godlike repose  of  !er ever/wrote it down at all?" i Wordsworth.  "I am? sure he wrote it down, and I '     Putting in his hand at  random he  am sure  that man  has    the    paper j drew out a copy of Plato, in Jowett's  still" J translation���������Hugh was no great schol-  "Why has he not used it then?"     j ar���������and opening it at random, read:  "Because it is written in a cipher        Know this of n truth: that no evil  he does not understand." .c."������ happen to ;< good man, either in  I life or death."  "Well,  I  am  ready,"   she  said.  "One thing more," the old man  said. "You- tell me I must not see.:  revenge on the man who ruined my  spa at the very moment of his great  success. Well, but I've a more subtle  mind thau you, Eira, and I think at  least I would like to have hlm here,  on this spot, in this very house, perhaps, to witness our success."  "How could you make him come?"  asked Eira. "If you gave him any  hint of what we were doiug. he would  be at once warned. Even if 1 left a  message for him after getting the  paper from him, he would follow mo  and perhaps overtake me."  "Oh, child." the old man smiled. * I  should not go to work like that, tie  should come of his own free will and  yet not knowing why ho came. All men  are puppets to those who know how  to pull the strings���������whioh aro called  motives. Will you help me in my  whim,  Eira?"  "I think tt is rather silly, grandfather," she said frankly.  "Oh, well, I am approaching my dotage, you know," he answered with his  strange s-uile. "When will you  start?"  '���������Today,*' she      id.  "Tomorrow," he said. "Come into  the next room. There's much we must  settle and arrange. Yours will be no  light task, Eira, to match yourseir  against such a man to win from him  such a secret."   .  They \v-ent together into the adjoining room, where they talked long and  earnestly, while in the apartment they  had left the dull coals of the furnace  flickered and glowed and expired, and  on the table still lay that small heap  of black dust in which such dreams  1 had vanished���������dreams of solving one  of the most curious of nature's see-  rets and of winning as well almost unimaginable wealth.  Hugh laughed and flung the hook  back.  "Does evil in dudo bankruptcy. I  'wonder?*' ho said aloud; "or do T not  come under the heading of n good  man? No, Plato, you are not for me  today."  He sat. down nt his desk again, and  taking up his pen scribbled mechanically on the back of an envelope:  "If ono woro to discover tho secret  of making diamonds!"  (To be Continued)  Warts will rennor the prettiest  hands unsightly. Clear the excrescences away by using Holloway's Corn  Cure, which acts th.orous.ilv and painlessly.  Climbing  Alps  by   Funicular  Railway  Switzerland's industries are. as we  al! know, the making of mountaineers and milk chocolate; and the former, it Swiss statistics are to be  trusted, is certainly flourishing. According to the official records of last  year 7,500,000 "Alpinists' climbed  the Alps���������by funicular!  Mountain climbing by railway is  becoming so popular that Switzerland now boasts of no fewer than  forty-eight funicular railways of assorted lengths, from the little Ma_.il-  Berne to the great Jungfrau line.  The latest Alpine sport is to breakfast at the station on your arrival,  lunch in" the Alps, jjnd dine at your  hotel iu the evening���������all within  twenty-four .hours.  ADHESIVE POSTAGE STAMPS  The First Crude Ones '��������� hat Were Is*  sued by Great Brltain  The adhesive postage stamp had.its  origin in England as a direct outeomo  of the postal reforms introduced by  Sir Rowland Mill, whose master mind  created not only the inestimable boon  cf penny postage, but the means by  which, it was carried into effect���������tho  adhesive  postage stamps.  At the time of the passing of the  uniform penny postage act inv1839 all  postal charges wero paid in cash . usually ori delivery) Involving an enor-.f  mons amount of bookkeeping on the  part of the post office, which would  have boen increased % hundredfold  when the reduced rates of postage  camo into force hut for the suggestion  of the great postal reformer for "a bit  of paper just large enough to bear the  stamp and coated at the back with a  glutinous wash," being- -.subsequently  embodied in the famous one penny  black postage label and its consort,  the twopence blue, which made their  debut in May, 1840, and were the progenitors of all adhesive postage  stamps.  'i'or three short years Great Britain  enjoyed a monopoly of this novel and  handy method of collecting postage,  until in July, 1843, the enlightened  empire of BraEil followed suit with n  series of native manufacture, adorned  with large numerals of value in-place  of a design.  In 1848 the United States entered  the field with two. beautifully engraved portraits of Franklin and Washing  ton, while the head of Ceres, the goddess of agriculture, found place on the  first stamps of the French republic, engraved hy the elder Barre, "which  made their debut on Jan. 1, 1S49.���������  Strand Magazine.  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  and let it bo known how he was treated, and to let all the world judge between his memory and that cruel, rich  Englishman who ruined him and drove  him to his death." She spoke with  passion, with a heaving breast and  flashing eyes, and the old man had  again on his strange face the look of  a mysterious hate. "Yes," she said  again, "I would do anything to do  -justice to father's mmory and to let  the whole world know that bad Englishman for what he is."  "Well, will you try?" her grandfather risked ouickly; "are you brave  enough to try?"  CHAPTER I.  Look Before You Leap  "If on? were to discover the secret  of making diamonds!"  The sentence seemd to buzz in Hugh  Tallentine's brain as if a tiny voice  whispered it there ceaselessly, inspired  by a sense of biting contrast between  such illimitable dreams of wealth and  the sorry truth of his own position.  "If one were to discover the secr_t  of making diamonds!"  Hugh's uncle, James Hetherington,  the head  of the  well-known  firm of  Tale of Two Lakes  Lake Baikall, in Central Asia, and  Lake Tanganyika, in Central Africa,  furnish similar problems fbr scientists, as both are fresh water, removed  from oceans, yet both contain deep  sea fish.  prove what a great man father was; \ financiers,  Messrs.  Hetherington and  HAIR AND  SKIN BMJTY  Koreans and Chinese  While the Chinese do not care for  alcoholic drinks, but are addicted to  opium, the Koreans like strong drink  and do not care for opium.  Mean Interference  Bix���������My wife is never happy when  I am out of her sight.  Dick���������My wife" doesn't trust nie,  either.���������Yonkers Statesman.  Subways  of  Knowledge  The following definitions taken  from school examination papers are  examples of those school mistakes  where one can see traces of the right  idea without definite form in the  writer's brain:  "The base of a triangle 13 the side  which we don't talk about."  "The subjunctive mood is used in  a doubtful manner."  "Rapids are pieces of water which  run with great force down the middle  of rivers."  "Excommunication means that no  one is to speak to some one." *  They furnish good illustrations' of  the smattering of knowledge, leading  to only a partial development of the  reasoning faculty, which is rather  characteristic. of our rapid fire present day system of education.  are  PRESERVED BY  CUTICURA. SOAP  Assisted by occasional use  0r\(    C** **���������* r* **���������<*  \0,       V-llr.lk.uill  O-i*"*-' rv>j-.r-ii  V/llilJJl^lll.  *"iilti-iir������fkii������|i mill Olniinrnt are void lliro-iiKtti.uk  t.irwtirlil. A lit.r-r_1 -iiiri'.l* ������.f t-ni'tt. Willi t.'J-piif*.  ��������� (���������Hi lir.nd, ������aiiI iiii<ii-fr������*fi, Artd-nnn I'otltii- |>rug __  tUmsm. *ut��������������� l>i|il. __-,ll<*t_ii. U.S. A.  W    N,   tl.   1011  Co. of Lombard street, in the city of  London, had used that phrase twice  over in speaking to him the day before, and he had drea_ned of the  words, for somehow they had struck  forcibly on his imagination. But now  it was broad day in the city of London, and no time for dreams, and  Hugh turned again to the complicated  figures and accounts he was dealing  with.  Hugh possessed a very good head  for ligures, but not the most expert  mathematician in the world can persuade two and two to make five. Hul'I-  pushed the papers from him with a  sigh, and sounded the littld bell that  stood on his table.  "Has Mr. Logan come in yet from  lunch?" he asked the errand hoy who  appeared to his summons.  "No, sir," answered the boy.  "Teil hlm I want to see liim whon  he comes back, will you?" said Hugh.  "Yes, sir," returned the boy and retired,   wondering   why   iho   governor  Boomed to be quite forgotting his own  lunch today.  Hugh began to walk restlessly up  and down tho llttlo office that seemed  to have a curiously cramping effect, on  his tall and hugely built form. "K  one could discover tho secret of making diamonds!" Now why was it that  sentence would come bothering him  ro? Such .-*. discovery wns never likely to ho mado, certainly not hy nn unlucky chap like himself, whoso onor-  gioH day and night woro absorbed in  trying to prop up tho tottoring business his father had founded, and that,  when It had como into hlo hands on  his father's sudden donth, ho had  found already on tho vorgo of bankruptcy.  That was three years ago, and after J  much hard work had sootnod to bring  ���������success In sight, tho recent failure o'.'  a largo Gorman firm, with which he  had had heavy commitments, had  plunged him into greater difficulties  than ovor. It seemed to him too' bad  that in such n position his mind  should ho ho plaguod by such a silly phraso.  "If one could di.scovci* iho. :;ct*r������_t of  making dromonds!" Why then, ono  would havo llttlo need to bother ovor  ti, fow thousands of pounds.  Voxod nt, IiIh Inability to control his  thoughts nnd to iIIhiiiIhr thin haunting  phraso from his mind, Hugh turned to  hl������ boolccnno, whoro stood an Inipofi-  ing row of frigid and ponderous volumes rn hiiHlnoflfl, tlnancp and com*  iw-rclal law. put. behind theno, tuclt-  i i. i>nl! oil' u. i.i������iii, oi vimiioih -who  might havo thought, hw.1i hooks frivolous, and uiil.u.slsu.i,.'. 1I1.������-, v.-ro boiiio  do/on or two cheap reprints of mnnter-  ploccrt If literature, the l.llzabothnn  dm inn tint ft.     lho    Caroline wits,  and I  Only the Seventh  Guest���������Delightful   party    you  having tonight, old fellow.  Host���������Yes. I am gjving it to my  wife. It is the seventh anniversary of  her   twenty-eighth   birthday.���������Censor.  Minard's   Liniment  Cures   Dandruff.  Quick Change  "I would rather see my daughter  married to a poor man whom site  really loved than to the richest man  in the world if she didn't care for  him."  "Well,, you get your wish. I saw her  about ten minutes ago eloping with  one of your underpaid clerks."  "Good heavens! Where? Speak,  man! Maybe I-can head them off he-  fore it is forever tot) lute."���������Chicago  Record-Herald.  Gossip  ���������   "One-half of the    women    In    this  world  retail   gossip,"   remarked    Mr.  Stubb as he lit his nfter-supor cigar.  "Quite considerate of yon not to to  say all of thom retail gossip," snapped  Mrs. Stubb as she washed tho dishes.  "Oh, no, only half, Maria. Tho other  half wholesale it."���������London Express.  Pacific Blockades  The phrase "pacific, blockade" Is almost a contradiction of terms, but ls  used in Internaticnal law for want of a  better. It nioaiiH tho blockade of porta  of another country In time of poaco  without the Intention of waging war;  in other words, it is a ponconhlo act of  war. Somo writers on International  law Insist that tho bloekmlo of the  ports of a foreign country In ttsolf nn  act of war without; regard to tlio motive or futuro Intentions, but, iih .i  means of roprlsnl or of compelling the  Hottlement of Interimtio-r-iil dispuloH It  has bocomo an OHtahllHhod feature of  t.ho Ihwh of natioiiH.���������t'hiludolpliia  Press.  Felt Her Part  "She did tho mad hcoho vory woll."  "All   primod   for   it.     Sho  hud  .innI  boen going ovor tho meagre receiptn  In t.ho box offlco."���������Kiuihiih City .lour-  I nnl.  Bad Blood������������������-���������������**������"-���������  is the direct nnd inevitable result of  Irregular or constipated bowels nnd  cloRK-d-np kidneys and ftkiii. The  undigested food and other waste matter which ia allowed to accumulate)  poisons ttie blood and the whole  ay-Mem. Dr. Morse'* Ind inn Root Pills  net directly on tlie bowel.-., - .gulating  them���������on the kidneys, Riving them  rune tt ii*. mi ennui ui properly iilierth*  blood���������and ou the ���������kin, opening up  iiie ports. For pure blood and uood  health take  Dr. Morse's    ������  ��������� ..  ��������� ��������� *���������������*        ������   ������������������������*��������������� ��������� ��������������� <���������������  * _-������ ������_w m %jmm_.     a.-*.*-#������._> *.     A   111M  After 10 Years of Asthma Dr. J. D.  Kellogg's Asthma Remedy proved the  only relief for one grateful user, and  this is but. one cure among many. Little wonder t^iat it has now become  the one recofenized remedy on the  market. It has earned its 'nice by. its  never failing effectiveness. It *s earning It. today, as it has done for"-years..  It is the greatest asthma specific within the reach of suffering humanity.  Food Shortage Next Year  The London Chronicle says: "A  timely warning to prepare against the  inevitable shortage in the world's supply of foodstuffs is given by Lord Mil-  ner who points out that although the  present harvest is abundant, immense  decrease in the production of lf)15  must result from the fact that all the  able bodied males-of France, Germany,  Austria and Russia are now engaged  in fighting?  "Of the 050,000,000 quarters of  wheat and rye annually produced  throughout the world, 350,000,000  come from these countries, and the  other producing countries cannot possibly make up the do^ciency.  "Lord Milner predicts tint In the  latter half of next year, if not before,  nil the nations which live on wheat or  rye, will ho competing fiercely for n  share   in   tho   diminished   supply."  . The  wireless  station  at  the Eiffel  Tower in Paris could    easily got its  messages   l.o   St.   Petersburg    direct,  for it is the  most powerful  wireless  station   on  the  continent.    Tho    tor-  rifle "sparltlug"    from    its antennae,  nearly   1,000   foot  above   the   ground  is so distinct    that those conversant  with   the   Morse  code   can     road   its  time  and   woathor    reports    In    Iho  streets  of ParlH  without any  IiiHlrn-  mentH.     But    thero    Ih   no  powerful  wlroloHS Hla (.ion Iu'RiishIii,    and    lhe  roundabout, routo    will bo noc.o-.Pii.ry.  The HrlUHb-government. Ih building a  Ht a tion moil* than 500 foot abovo non  lovol Iii a roinoto part, of Oxfordshire,  which will havo a dozen niOHtu, each  oh high a������ St. PunI's Cathedral.    Tho  HtuLlon  will ho ���������ibl--, ll, ,Ih anticipated,  to got into direct communication with  Egypt   In   tho   day!Imo   and   possibly  with  Tiulln at  night,  whon  tho other,'  In always a hotter carrier.  A rrlftiid told Sir liorlwrt. Tree that  anothor well-known actor had "gag-  god" iu a Shakespeare piny.  "Ah!" wnii t.ho ronly. "but, you iiuiwt  rn.ui..l.fr tV.;.t tii.tlr V.i ;������i��������� .1 1 uvc .!-  coiiHod giu'glHlH, Indeed, wo might ho  (���������allotl dig and .Muygng." London Ex-  pl'CHH.  "Why aro you bo down on BrlggB,  lho hotollu'-sper? '  "Ho guvo me bud quartern in ox-  '.Image for a good dollar."���������Itonton  Traniicrlpt.  25 and SOc at all Druggiitc      ~���������  and stores.   Take Abbey Vita Tablet*  fer Sick Nerves.  Standards of Machinery  The statemen. has frequently beea  made that farm machinery is not designed so niuch as it it built by rul������  of thumb.    The fact that practically;  all of it must do-its work while tra*  veiling over the ground makes economy   of  power  r?nd  .light  treight  tha  first  consideration.    Frequently    the  factor  of  safety  in  some  important  parts is cut to too low a point as* a  result and considerable experimenting  is required    before    the    machine is  equally strong in every parL-   It   has .  been felt, however, by the manufac- '  turers  and  educators who are  members of the American Society of Agricultural  Engineers  that    some basic  principles    could    be worked out in  connection with farm machinery. The  committee  on standards has made a.  good start in this direction,    but    is  first taking up    some of the    minor  problems  which   cause  a  great  dea?  of grief for both maker and user. Th*  question cf    standardizing ��������� parts    so  that the cost of repairs    can be reduced   is   regarded   oneY of  first   importance.    Such matters as' standard  screw threads; height of wheel, width  of  tire  and   width  of tread  in   waggons;   plough  siJses and shapes;   singletrees, doubletrees and eveners for"  implements,   are   all  receiving  atteu-.  tion by the committee, of which Prot  J. B. Davidson, of Iowa State Colleges,  is  the active head.    The gas engine  is receiving its share    of    attention,  especially in  connection with a uniform method of    rating    the   horsepower.    This will apply to both stationary and traction engines.    Some,  progress  is  being made also  in  recommendations for standard ignition?  apparatus.    The eornamittee -will present a report.at the December meeting of the soeietyT    and    the papers  will he printed.  Make   up  For  It  . "So   Kate  and   Alice are    not    on  speaking terms."  "Mo, but they more than make- up  for ft by what they say about ���������.ace.  other."���������Boston Transcript.  The Perfect Life  "Their home life is ideal."  "Is that so?"  "Yes; she goes abroad in .the summer and he goes south in the winter-  Perfect, isn't it?"���������Buffalo Express.  -Wife (after callers had gone)���������How  dare you scold me before company?^  Hub���������Well, you know, my dear, I  don't dare to do it when rre are hy  ourselves.���������Boston Transcript.  Selfish    *  "I don't like Mrs. Wombat. Wanttf  to talk about her poodle all the time.**  "Is that, so?"  "Yes. She never seems "to care to  hear about my canary."  Ail   Ihiiu anvil, bo nut font*   nrl   Ilinn  hammer,  Htrlke hard.- German  Proverb.  One v.';.mon why mnn (r xupoi-lot- to  womnn !���������* br-onupo n mnn ahvayii  known wlwrrvho got. hlft lctulnclicH.���������  i mm hip.'ii   I'iiMnurcr,   ���������  Flaked Com  Sweet food the year  round when you have  Post Toasties.  Delicious bits of choicest  InditiM Corn, rolled thin os a  leal and toasted to a golden  hrown.  Brought to you fresh, crisn>������  and sweet, in moisture proof  packages��������� always ready for  the table.  Open the package in a jiffy,  add cream or milk -maybe  a  little sugar.  For break fust, lunch or  suppei���������  Post  Toasties  ���������Fine!  ���������sold   by   grocers  Cuniidlun PoHt.uni Conntl Co., Ltd.,  W+udi-or, Ont. tttt: 7*fvtf.w. chestox. b. a  ���������*_-_  Ontario Veterinary College  ������."'���������'    . - ~ '  rounder-,the control of the Depart-  .*ment pf. Agriculture ������f Ontario.  < - '    Kst&blished 1862.  .  X 0X11,f.X.JM ���������  *.m. .. *���������������     . . .  ���������,-j..iiio.������;u mui t������e university ot  *������  -    * ' ' Toronto.  '���������;���������, N.B.~-CoHegie will re-open' on  Mn-rsday, the lot of October: 1M4. in  >the new College BulIdinsrYllO tlnl-  'fVeralty Avenue. -  ?��������� TORONTO, CATMADA.  ?'���������   Calendar- on Application.  ������������������e. A. A, Qranoe. V.������., M.S., Principal  -***-*--M������*r--a-__Na^iaMM^IMav-������l__ha������a  ?SH.LI_S7G7Ta-N  WATERPROOF COtO_ARS AND CVrftt  Something better than imen and - big  laundry bills WjKh U with soap and  water. All stores or direct. State style  and size.- For ������*c we will mail you  -TWE ARLINGTON COGSPAMV OP CANADA,  Ltmltasl "  68 Ff ������mi> avmaum, Toronto, Ontario  A Thought For Today  -.. Get knowledge aU'you" can; and the  more'you get; the more you breathe  upon its nearer heights their invigorating air and, enjoy teh widening prospect, the more you will knot*, and feel,  how small is the elevation you have  reached iu comparison with immeasurable altitudes that yet remain unsealed. Be thorough ia all you do, and  remember that, though ignorance often may be innocent, pretension is always' despicable. Quit you like men,  be v strong, and the exercise of your  strength ,today will give you more  strength tomorrow. . "Work onwards,  and work upwards; ahd may th*.*blessing of the Most Higlf sootho your  cares, clear your vision, and crown  yonr labors with reward.���������W. K. Gladstone. *  -  The Grenadier Guards, in which  the Prince of Wales now holds a  commission, is the premier regiment  of the Foot Guards-, though it is not,  of course, the oldes., an honor claimed by the Coldstreams. The Grenadiers, however, have been in existence for just over, two centuries and  a half, having- been formed as a  bodyguard for Charles II. The regi-  ^ment has the King as its colonel-in-  "ehlef,. while the Duke of Connaught  is its colonel. ���������  "What can I use to clean carpets?"  asked a correspondent? who signed  herself, rather bashfully. "Young  Bride."  "Have you trjed your husband?"  replied ���������the. answers editor, who lost  his position just a few hours after  the reply "appeared.  "Why. Mrs. Murphy, you look quite  festive today.   "What's the matter?"  .   ''Wot!     'Aven't you 'eard my Bill  comes put today?"- ."...'"  "Biitj- thought the judge give him  seven years."  "Yes, but they're letting 'im out  nearly two years earlier cos 'e's behaved so well."  "Lor,* Mrs. Murphy, what a comfort  it   must   be   to   'ave     such   a   good  a^ ^_Lr,R-������=" X=:~ Tr_:r^3  BABY IS VERV COMFORTABtJZ: AN07  __AUGHS DURING THE TEETHING  PERIOD.  THANKS TO  Mrs. Wins-Lcws  Soothing Syrup  PURELY VEGETABLE:���������WOT NARCOTIC  rasa.  w  ' -a*:M*mi Caws* *tante������.es*  WATCH FREE.  ; Atri_UfUfww*n_ Woerun I  ���������mfmj .Irons.ua. ������_uMl__*i I  .SP"*    "��������������� ���������?������ cl-risc k������BT. L  ������FaCcba������  to' tboasaatf*   ot.t  BaosU oil   onor "th������T  world   oa   ���������������. ��������� hon  ���������imttu-MBt    Mow  ��������� .li '.'- roar   ahaaaa ���������: ta'  - obtain coa.- Valtm  UOW,    ������oo_o_IM   H  eeoti for ono ct ������_������'  -__Mo__C-_������ t,������dl__*  -.t<MJt. -.. qiuaJ*,,,..���������������  ������������nt������*   Albettt,   _m>t ,  ������������������������������������amrltMs p������ia to we������������ !  trithth* ���������������&_-_���������. ������&!<*  ���������wilt   Im   ������Itbo . VN*-  Goo*.  msUHus    ������n  aamnntmsi ������������������������ r-___V  ���������fcoolil yoo Uka ������������������������  vaatus* of our -Uttvsl.  Wm **** vwe tm  Ml  ran* trUad.  -   -        -        it*m   beuutfal   w.tefc.  What Germany  Has Sacrificed  A. New Cure For Warts |  Dr. Felix" SzQAtagh of Budapest recommends a.new and simple method  of treating warts. It consists in covering the ,,wart and the surrounding  skin, to the width of one centimeter  with ordinary .caoutchouc plaster and  leaving it so covered for weeks���������even,  if necessary,,, for two or three months.  Whenever tfie "plaster becomes loose  it must be removed and replaced by  a new piece. 'As a rule, the plaster is  to be" changed once in three or four  days.      '.*-������������������   -"'.-.,  Any adherent resident of the caoutchouc is to be removed with ether or  gasoline,. care being taken that the  wart or the surrounding skin shall not  be rubbed energetically, because irritation of the skin te.not conducive to  the disappearance 'of the wart. Doctor  SzontagU says that he cannot explain  the action of this simple method, and  how it produces such excellent results  from the cosmetic point of view, but  it is certainly efficient. Perhaps the  caouchouc contains some substance  which softens the wart and causes  atrophy.���������Lancet.  /  Its Virtue Cannot be Described.���������  No one can explain the subtle power  that Dr. Thomas' Eclectrie Oil possesses. The originator was himself  surprised by the wonderful qualities  that his compound possessed. That he  was the benefactor of humanity is  shown by the myriads that rise in  praise of this wonderful Oil. So familiar is everyone with it that it is  prized as a household inedicinrj everywhere.  Survivor of Siege of Luck now  The death has just taken place at  Edinburgh of Mrs. Elizabeth Anderson, who was one of the few remaining lady survivors of the siege of  Lucknow. At the time oZ this stirring ' event in history, Mrs. Anderson's  husband, Dr. Thomas Anderson, who  was a son of Mr. Thomas Anderson,  for many years secretary of, the -- Na-  ational bank, was a, medical officer in  India, and was stationed at Delhi.  Mrs. Anderson was on a visit Is Luck-  now when the mutiny broke out, and  she remained in the beleaguered city  for nine months, and she used to recall that she was present in the taik-  By. act.of war Germany cut herself^ _   ...   off t. If om? ?itra^  I* '���������ffBf. .-,.-���������: Jl  a*:*? ji*  i*������.tfc._k'tfcte attar few seb4 <*��������� fe* tra*. kat ���������������__.   cent* to-tar rat ���������___- o Sim tr.t-li:    Ton  [ wUV ft* mtaAtmm.~-*aJUMUt. * UjOTD. -WK������!<m__ ,  ,Jmj*a<nWag%.lUu*t.Ctxn'mil\aHoaA, teti-on, BU,"  ^SnsUnd.  v ' ;.. _..-...-..,  MMUM  i������ no.more necessary  thonSmallpox. Aimy  enpcflcace has demonstrated  0u_ almost miraculous ef ft-  ���������aacyy and han������teainc������i.<g Antityphoid VaCclnajJon.  Be-vaccinated MOW tor ynu physician, yon and  fDUt family, tt ta mownritald-aa house Insurance.  A-k your phy3lelaa.J-uti.bC or send for "Have  *ou ha* TyjihoWi" teniae off Tyuhold Vaccine,  ���������esulta ftooi tue, and dancer from TynhoUl Carriers.  tne orrroi iacobatobv. Bumiaxv, cm,  raoMicuMvacctwa anuatuwi u. s. oov. ucknsi  The Solidarity of the Empire  The most astounding fact in this  striking manifestation of imperial solidarity is Its spontaneity and its unanimity. And this spontaneity, which  has demolished in a : moment thd  theories opposed to. the principle of  imperial unity, has shown the solidity  of the bond which unites the varied  parts of the empire. All the citizens  of the empire today realize that there  exists between them a solidarity of interest which all have a duty to defend in equal measure.���������La Patrie.  Quite Successful  A well known English bishop, as he  was going about hia diocese, stopped  the porter of a ltumtic asylum, and  asked how a chaplain whom he, the  bishop, had lately appointed, was  getting on.  "Oh, my lord,*" said the man, "is  preaching is most successful. The  bidiots !-on joys it partlcklor!"  Completo ln Hoeir, Mothor Graves'  Worm Exterminator doos not require  the assistance of any othor modlclno  10 mako lt effective. It doos not fall  ���������to.: do Its work.  Sure of Herself  "Do you think," nsked tlio widowor,  ajyou could lonr:i to lovo my children  us you <--oiiiii if tlioy wore your own?"  "Oh, yes," replied tlio anxious maiden. "I think 1 should caro moro for  tliom roally tlum If they woro my own,  iHicauso I shouldn't huvo to worry so  0������uch about them it they got hurt or  wero nick."���������ChIcoro Record-Horald.  that in 1911 amounted to $487,000,000;  from trade with the Russian empire  that in that y?ear rose to $815,000,000,  and from the French trade, which  was then $266,000,000. German exports and imports rose from $3,639,-  000,000 in 1908 to $4,715,000,000 in  1912. The British navy, aided by the  French fleet in the Mediterranean  and the small Russian fleet in the  Baltic, has blockaded the vast bulk  of this trade entering and departing  in ships carrying yearly 100,000 cargoes-from German ports, the chief bf  which are Hamburg, Bremen, Stettin,  Altoona, Luebeck, Danzig and Warne-  ineunde. Of the great mercantile, navy  which thia fleets" of the Triplo Entente  are holding iri check, more than three-  quarters ..belongs to the German na-  tibh.���������New York Times.  went to escape the heat, immediately  underneath the room to which Sir  Henry Lawrence was taken when the  distinguished general fell.  Minard's  where.  Liniment  for  sale   every-  REMINGTON  AlffiOW-NITRO CLDB ft  i   andflieNewReniingion '%  SHOT SHELLS? J  - ������������������;.���������%  _&a  ARROW"^  AND NITRO CLUB  Everybody calls ihem "The Speed Shells,"  for short  Steel JLincd, all the explosive force kept back  of the shot. No side expansion. A straightaway  blow that gets the load there quick.  You take a shorter lead on thc fast birds���������get  more of them.  To got ths Spend Shell* be sure to ece the. _?ec_ Ha/1  Mark of Remington-l/AtC oil every box.  Al_o a-}k for thc "Remincton," our new low priced  -uno'__leA������ shell, made for the man who needs to con-  aider price rattier than extreme refinement.  To keep your gun cleaned anc! lubricated right, us*  Rem Oil, the new powder solvent, rust preventative,  and gun lubricant.  Remington Arms-Union Metallic Cartridge Co.  Windsor, Ontario  mw MAPif-7T ma.-Tiro' STnr-K  jiiu if     j.._t_ra.i*__i_-_L_ a      ! \pg\   jj& f jl.    OSl vr**j~\  The only Public Owned  Stockyard  in  Canada.  SHIP YOUR CATTLE, HOGS, SHEEP TO REGINA  Competitive Buying, Fair Weights, Highest Prices, Good Accommodation.  For information Write to the  INDUSTRIAL COMMISSIONER, CITY HALL; REGINA  The New Live  Stock VMarket.   Y  The Bench and the Bar  Sir ?Edward CarsoU,Y the eminent  lawyer, and .leader'-. Of the Ulster covenanters, is usually very serious in  demeanor, but he is a master in the  art of malting witty and telling retorts. .'.;���������'-.  During one case in. which he appeared, he had more than one passage of  arms with the. judge, who finally drew V  attention to a discrepancy between  the evidence by two of Sir Edward's  principal witnesses, one of whom was  a carpenter and the other a publican.  .. *'That*s so, my lord," instantly retorted. Sir Edward. "Yet another case  of difference between the bench and  the bar!" "   ,'      '  Quecp's Treaeurea  Among the specially tioasured-personal belongings which always go  with the queen from onq. royal residence to another, are a-Bible and a  shawl, both wedding presents from  tlie late Mrs. Gladstone. Altogether  there are somo thirty articles on the  list, including ten photographs of  different members ot the royal family.  Minard's Llni.-.ent Relieves Neural*  g'a-  ?_.������4:)0tfSv%  ^KIDNEY^  Very Restive  Tho Caller���������You say that your son  dislikes the country and wants to go  to tho city. Doos he seem very restive nt home?  Mrs. Tungtwist���������Yes; he's awful  restive. Ho ain't dono nothin' but  rest since ho graduatod from collogo.  ���������Princeton Tiger.  The Tourist (spending a week-find  In the village, to the oldest Inhabitant)���������Woll, I don't know what you  do here. It's certainly the most dead-  and-allvo show I was ovor in.  Tho Oldest Inhabitant���������Ah, you  ought to wait till noxt wook, zur, nnd  zoo how tho placo 'ull ho etlrrot^up  thon.  Tho Tourist���������Wliy, what's on noxt  week? i-  The Oldest Inhabitant-���������Plough In'.���������  Skotch.  .   "Do you play any instrument,  Mr.  Jimp?"  f'Yes, I'm a cornetist."  "And   your  sister?"  I "She's a pianist."  "Does your mother p'lay?"  "She's   a   zltherist."  "And your father?"  "He's a pessimist."���������Ladies' Home  Journal.  ' Whiat  An acquaintance of Talleyrand onco  remarked to him that he did not think  it worth his while to learn the game  of whist. Talleyrand's reply has bee:i  remembered until this day: "Not  know whist, young man? What a dismal old age you are preparing for  yourself!"  A   young   man    idle,  needy.���������Italian Proverb.  nn ild man  Tho young man had Just boon accepted. Tn his rapture lie exolnimed,  "But do you think my lovo I um good  enough for you?"  HIh HtrbnK:mindod flnncoo looked  sternly at,him for a moment and ro-  ptlo.l "Good' ehou'cih for mr*? You'vo  got to bo!"  W. N. U. til 10  "I am convinced," Bald Mrs. Twlck-  ophui'y^J'thdt wb should aavo lurgoly  on don tint's bills If wo should buy  ouch or tho children one of thofie now  pyrotechnic toothhrushoa."���������Christian  Hoglslur.  First. Artist���������The umbrella ;ou lout  mo?   I have lent It to a frlond.  Soconil Artist���������Tlmt in vory awkward- ��������� The man who lent. It to ray  frit.ml l������lia iiki that tno owner wnntn  It,--lift lllie.  FOOP FACTS  What an  lyi.D. Learned  A prominent Georgia physician went  through a food experience which ho  makes public.  "It was my own experience that first  led mo to advicate Grape-Nuts food  and I also know,, from having'prescribed It to convalescents and otlier  wonk putlents, that the food is a won*  dorftil robulldor and restoror of nervo  and brain tissue, as woll a'o muBclo.  It Improves tho digoatlon and sick  patients gain vory rapidly, just as I  did in strength nnd weight.  "I was in such a low state that I  had to givo up my work entirely, and  wont to tho mountains of this state,  hut two months thoro did not Improve  mo; In fuel, I wu.. uul quite us well uh  whon I loft homo.  "My food-did not sustain mo and  lb bocamo plain that I must change.  Thon I began to uso Grape-Nuts food  nnd In two wookn I could walk n mllo  without fatlguo; and In flvo t.-ooks ro-  tnr-ftpd to nvy homo and practice, taking up hard work again. Since that  tlmo I have fo'.t an woll ond strong  nf  T ovor did  In  my llfo.  "As u physician who Books to holp  nil Hufferovrt, I consider it u duty to  main thoso facts public." Namo glvon  by Canadian Pofjtum Co. Windsor,  Ont.  Trial 10 dayn of drapo-Nuts, whon  rogular food doos not noom to sustain  the-body, worku vvoiidt-tti, "There's a  Itoanon."  Look in pkgs. for tho famous llttlo  book, "Tho Road to Wollvllle."  Ever read the above letter? A new  one appearf from time to time. They  are genultte. true, and full of human  Internet.  Guard   tht  rising"   generation   by  in   the   home  using   a  EDDY'S   "SES-QUr   NON-POISONOUS MATCHES  Positively harmless to children, even if accidentally  swallowed^ because the composition with which the  heads are tipped,  contain no poisonous ingredients  Increase in the Price of-  Cowan's Perfection Cocoa  To reassure our customers and the Xade generally in the face of  so many advances and rumored advances in the cost of food products.  Tea, Coffee, etc., we have decided to announce definitely that there  will be no advance in price of COWAN'S PERFECTION COCOA  in 5-Ib., I -lb., /^-Ib.������ %-h. and 1 Oc. t_r s, between now and Christmas*  Further than this we cannot look ahead.  We believe it to be the duty of all Canadian. Manufacturers to do  their utmost during the present crisis to show their belief in the underlying  soundness of Canada's c6mme_c_a' conditions. This announcement is  made in face of the fact that the Cowan Company have had to pay art  advanced pric'6 for-some of their raw materials; bulitis believed thai  increased demand from Atlantic to Pacific, because of falling foreign  imports and embargos on teas and coffees, will offsei other conditions  and enable our largely increased factory to run full time with full o*  increased staff at full wages.  The Cowan Company, as manufacturers of an article of unusual  food value, are sincerely anxious to do their share in allaying anxiety  as to employment, wages and food supplies.  Do You Realize the Food Value  of COCOA and CHOCOLATE?  Cocoa and Chocolate are foods as staple as flour. Cocoa is not  a luxury, but a staple necessity of life, and, considered from the standpoint of its valuo as nourishment in concentrated form pure Cocoa at  50c. a-pound is a most economical food.  The food value cf Cocoa and Chocolate has been recognized for  many years in Great Britain and Europe. The highest medical authorities have made the statement that Cocoa and Chocolate are the most  sustaining of all foods in concentrated form. European soldiers almost  universally carry Chocolnte i.i their kits as an emergency ration in case  of food ohogtuge, o������ fatigue :n forced marches, and viewed from this  standpoi: t the late Que n Victoria's gift to her soldiers in South Africa,  ta^cs on a new significance.  Wo all pprecjate Tea and Coffee, but, after all is said, theso  b*.re::.gc3 are m -eiy pLa.ant, slightly stimulating drinks, with little or  no food v*l e. Co ana Perf ction Cocoa, on the contrary is a splendid  food aa well as drink, :.nd a delightful drink as well as food.  Cowan's Perfection Cocoa Is sold by all Grocers  In 51b, lib, J,lb, J4lb, and In 10c. tins.  30S  THE   COWAN   COMPANY,   LIMITED  II. IN. COWAN, President.  No Room-Mates  Llttlo Frank was trying hard to sit  up lato, but had grown vory eloopy.  Tho visitor in whoso honor bod-  tlmo had boon retarded notod nnd  niado comment:  "I reckon yon usually go to bod  #rth tho chlckons,' ho said with n  smllo.  "No, T don't!" snappnr "Prnnklo, in-  Miiltod. "I havo a room ull to my-  aolf."  . Corns Detween the Toes  or on tho solos of tho foot, can bo  cured by a few applications of Tut*  num'n Corn Extractor, which acts paln-  loHnly, quickly and with certainty. Tho  Ronulno "lMttiuuii'H" nlwayn ouron. Try  it.  "Woll, madam, la your husband out  of danKor?"  "It imi't qulto sur.-; tho doctor Is  coinlnK npralii."���������Lc lMri>.  "Oh, thank you!" , cxclalmod am  oldorly woman to a laborer, who But"  rendorod his soat in a London bug.  "Thank you vory much.".  "That's ori right, mum," was the  rojoiudor.  As lho woman sat down tho ch Ural rous laborer said:  "Wot I hoz Is, a man nov.-r crt to  lot n womnn 'ntnud. Somo mon  novor getfrup unloss sho's yount. and  pretty; but you aeo, mum. It don'������.  mako no dlfforouco to mo."  Try Murine Eyo   Remedy  If you have Red, Weak, Watery Eye*  or Granulated Eyellda. Don't Smart-���������  Boothat Eye Pain. Druggists 8������ll Mts������  rlna Eye Remedy, Liquid, 2flo., 50c. Mis*  iiim   xmym   v������m<vu   ,i,   nmiffixt*.    * UUOM   ^.UO^l  80c.   Eye Book Free by Mall.  Aa tr* T������-U Cmmi I*.- AS tt** U-l Ktmi Csrs  MURINE BYE REMEDY CO., Clilc������0������  ���������*.  4  %  ���������*r?  JB  Sti  i  -m  t- ���������>?.  ''~*3  >M  T  V*  I  -.1  * 5|  ���������m  ft*  i _  At  I  ���������*T_  ''."���������I  a.  '������������������i  <. r  mmmaamaam  ___________���������_.__���������  ���������MMMII  ������ m,mlm*mmimm*m*t*m***W***m*i  nl 'inimif - ' '  "���������' ":        " " ���������"   MMHMMWM 1  Below is given a list of  some of the Toilet Prepa-  rations received this week  Rexall Florida Water  Crown Perfumery Soaps  NyaVsT^^ Waters  PalM  Olive Soap   and  ���������Y'Cream Jf 15 ** $ ti~Z& "M SI  Woodbury Facial Cream  Ssely's Parisian Balm  New   Nail  and   Tooth  Local and Personal  Creston  Drug &  Book Gont  P. BURNS & Go.  LlmitMd  C RESTON B.C  Head   Offices  CALGARY; V \NCOU*  VRK;  KUMON I'O   .  lie 1-r- iii  MdAT  Wholesale and Retail  Spokane fair is reported to have  lost $35,000 this year.  Patriotic concerts ave quite popular  throughout the Kootenays.  It is reported that potatoes! may be  $75 a ton before next summer.  Fronk"6taples was a Bonner's Perry  visitor last week, returning Saturday.  Ladies and gents* clothes cleaned  and pressed. Leave them at Lancaster's store.  For the flrst time in its history the  Oreston calaboose has tm inmate this  week���������a short termer.  To-morrow (Saturday) Mrs. M.  Young is having her fifth millinery  opening.   Ladies all invited.  Mrs. James Attwood of Moyie, who  has been on a visit to Creston frfends,  returned home on Thursday last.  The ladies are remiuded of Mra.  Young's millinery opening, which is  held to-morrow, Saturday, Oct. 10.  E. White an assistant provincial inspector of fruit pests and diseases, is  paying the Crestou Valley an official  visit this week.  Mr. Jas. Boales, who has been with  the Canyon City Lumber Go. here for  some time past, left on Fridey with bis  wife and family for Spakane.  Mrs. Bird of Cranbrook, the bridesmaid at the Johnson-Piddington wedding nuptials, was a guest of Mr. and  Mrs. Reid during her stay here.  The Alberta side of the Pass and as  far east, as Swift Current, Sask., had  a heavy snowfall Suuday, cutting off  telegraphic communication for a time.  Christ church hung up a record for  church weddings, scoring two in less  than six days���������Seaver-Stewart on the  "Wednesday and Johnston-Piddingtoh  on Monday.    So mote it be.  Fi>h. Game,   Poultry,  aud Oysters  i_ Season  ' Mv*. Young's millinery opening tomorrow,  Monday is Thanksgiving Day��������� a  public holiday.  Mrs. Bates and daughter of Moyie,  are visiting Mrs. Carfra of Oanyon.  Military debate in the Presbyterian  church on Tuesday night. All welcome*  Mrs, M. Young's fifth fall millinery  opening will be held Saturday afternoon, Oct. 10.  Mrs. Brydges and one of the children  wore passengers east on "Wednesday���������  for Blah-more, Alta.  Another coat of snow arrived on the  peaks on Saturday to the delight of  the big game hunters.  The evening service in the Presbyterian church on Sunday will bea  Thanksgiving Service.  Guy?Lowenburg returned on Saturday via the K. V. from a trip to Bonners Ferry and Spokane.  H. F. Price left on Sunday for Vancouver���������a High Court witness in the  McLeod Arrow Creek land case.  In planning your November expenditures don't overlook the Patriotic  Concert.   The date is Friday, the 6th.  Rev. E. P. Flewelling of Cranbrook  was here this week to officiate at the  Johnston-Piddingson wedding, returning on Tuesday.  The Ladies Guild of the Engligh  Church are going ahead with arrangements for the'Halloween Social on  Saturday evening, Oct. 31.  The Anglicans took advantage of  the visit of Bev. E. P. Flewelling to  hold a communion service at 10 a.m.  Tuesday.   The turnout was good.  A. C. Harshaw, C.P.R. Superintendent at Cranbrook, paid Creston a flying visit ah "Wednesday, goingthrough  on his special car which was attached  to the westbound freight.  j The Following DISCOUNTS Will be  given on IMMEDIATE ORDERS  35 per cent on Apple Trees  10 per cent on All Other Nursery JStock Except  Rose Bushes  Do not place your order before getting our quotations  | Comprising 125Acres GRAND FORKS, B.C. 1  I Frank V. Staples, Agent, Erickson, B. C. I  W������* have the goods, and  oil!  tir cf - ar������- reasonable  $1,000  worth   of Traveler's  Samples  are now in transit and are due  to  arrive her������  and be  ready  for sale  Sat., Oct. 17  None of those samples have  been used on the road, but on  account of war and hard  times generally a number of  Iravolers have boon withdrawn  from the road and we.have  been fortunate onough to buy  tho entire lot at a saerifieo For  oosh. Look for window and  store displays.  This lot of aamplos consists  almost any garment noedod in  tho family.  Ladies'Underwear, Petticoats  Skids, Waists, Ghfdren's  Dresses, Topues, Gaps  Coats and Underwear  Kor Mon and Hoys wo have, ho  many things that wo can't  mini Lion tiit'in all.  !_t������������ji'., imy no**,  -Mil   Willi, ior  thin lot   to   Imi opened up for  your itn.po.rt.inn.     You will  bii  alibi to buy  thom at less than  wholesale  prieoH.  LANCASTER & GO.  mm*9  Creston streets are being "dolled up"  this week with a very liberal coating,  of gravel���������some 125 loads having been  put on. The roads at some points have  also been improved in other respects.  Chas. Moore and Frank Ebbutt  spent a few days at Sirdar last week  working a survey for the extension of  the Creston road down into the town  centre. Thore is over a quarter of a  mile extension required.  Creston fruit will be very much in  evidence among the exhibits at the  Irrigation Congress at Calgary this  week. Jas. Cook has shipped 25 boxes  of apples, mostly Kings, Wealthys,  and Spitzenburg for the government  display for the Creston Valley.  Another slice of ten acres of Block  812 in the Canyon City district of the  Creston Valley was disposed of this  week by C. O. Rodgers. The buyer  was John M. Butler of Sherbrooke,  Que., who paid spot cash for the pro.  perty and who is already busy getting  it ready for cultivation.  Frank Callendar, Dr. Henderson,  Capt. Forrestor, Ii. Bevan and seme  othor keen sportsman who have'been  out in queBt of. grouse, ducks, deer, and  other legal game that might be stirring, agree that this will be a long and  hard winter���������they bavo noticed the  wild animals have heavy coats of fur  and chipmunks and squirrels commenced early, to put away thoir winter  supply of nntB.  C. 13. Hunt of Grand Forks who has  boon hero the past wook in tho interests of tho horticultural department,  gathering samples of apples for.experimental investigatiou, loft for homo  on Thursday. Ho got together some  twonfcy-two boxes, two each of Jonathan, Mcintosh Red, Grimes, Wagners  Northern Spy, Gano, Winter Unnana,  Yellow Newton, Spitzonborg, Ontario  and Rome Beauty.  Socially Ootober promises to bo a  busy month in town. On Wednesday  night Father John had a liouso-warm-  ing. Last night tho Presbyterian annual dinner. On the 17th a Mothodlst  hint-urn ..how and pie social. On the  23rd- maybe��������� Tub Kit Bibble Olub  dance. And on the 81st an Anglican  hallowoon sooial. Thoro is loft a.splon-  did range of opon dated for those who  Insist, on doing tho honors this month.  Come on in; the water's line.  We woro guilty of at least ono typo-  graph leal iirt-or In tlu* nchool ..<w>H In  last week's issue. In Division III.  among thc perfect attendance appear-.  tbo name of Henry Hovan ; it should  have boon Henry Hrown. Whether  the rioHCOi.rian(_t of the im-wmtinnnly  eoiiniioii Bniith, Jonon and Brown  ri.inili.--i are iiuiiiei-oiii. In the Valley or  not we cannot say, but it is Mninowl.at  remark al tin to havo but one of the III  untriiiii-i trio of iiuiii.-h in Die entire  hcIiooI re|M������'(.  The Creston Rifle Association are  having the fourth and final shoot for  the Dominion Plate on Thanksgiving  Day, commencing at 9 o'clock pi-bmpt.  There will also be a practice shoot on  Sunday morning at the same hour.  R. F. Green, M.P. for Kootenay,and  Hon. Thos. Taylor, provincial minister  of public works, went through Creston  on Thursday, en route for Cranbrook  and Fernie. E, Mallendainejoined the  party here, returning on Saturday.  Cranbrook Herald:���������O. J. Wigen, a  pioneer and successful fruit grower of  Wynndel, B. C. was a business visitor  in the city today. Mr. Wigen states  that the fruit crop in the Wynndel  and Creston districts has been very  good this season.  R. Walmsley left on Wednesday for  Vancouver, to attend a sitting of the  High Court, The Arrow Creek land  case, in which one A. McLeod is suing  a Vancouver realty firm ior misrepresentation in the sale of some land in  that district is down for trial and Bob  is a material witness.  Creston's Gasolene Can Band was on  the job bright and early Monday night  and for the season's flrst appearance  dispensed, a fine assortment of charivari selections.' Aftor a particularly  touching rendering of "Ours is a 'appy  litte 'ome" Jim came across handsomely and tho "juvenile Sousns executed a  hasty retreat for fcho City Bakery.  Rov. J. P. Westman, Field Secretary for Alberta and British Columbia  of tho department of Sunday School  and Young Peoples Societies ofthe  Methodist church, will give a series of  addresses illustrated by a number of  slides on ''Preaont Day Problems and  How to Moot Thom," In tho Mothodlst  church, beginning Sunday. Oot. 10 and  each evening of the week to Oct. 22.  Tho publio *w������ invited, no admission  charged.   \  Tlio Literary and Debating Society  of the Presbyterian Church will hold  tho flrst debate of tho season on Tuesday, Oct. 1ft, at 8 p.m. The subject 1st  Resolved, "That thn Dofoat of Oerm-  aiiy wonld bo in the Best Interests of  Univorsal Peace," Capt. Maiiendaine  and Lieut. Crompton will take tho  nfllrmativ^; Dr." Henderson and Mr.  Dougherty tho afllmiatlvo. All aro  invltod.  Tho Kootonay -.ocMon uf tho first  Canadian Contingent aro most likely  nt Al._-.rt.hQt or when���������;/���������������������.������* {._...> .*_������.- m*-  ing by this timo. It has boon definitely learned that of Crouton's six repro-  NantativoH D. B. Howard is attached  to the Maxim gun wqnad of tlio 12th  lY..������...MI/.r,   ���������    t>   ������i- ---������..������_...*_������    ���������        ������������������������  .. -. ............ ._.���������..������...*. ... ������,,*/,*  thn Nf ..it).#���������..������.������ ?������*-������������������������      T>   /***   "!������...... ���������-....  with tho Seaforth Highlanders, and P.  Hope with Q Company 12th Batalllon.  We arc unable to locate Me-itwiu. Foote  and Fowl, bnt thoy aro almost certain  to bo with Hope In the l2th Batallion.  ���������n  Creston Mercantile Co.  LIMITED  Watch for our Announcement  ��������� *    ��������� v.    . *    ' V  - "   , - - "*" " ���������*���������  in next week's Review  =999  ���������\  Ford Toiiring Car  Runabout  Town Car  SS40  640  Buy your car to-day under tho new buyer*  profit-sharing plan. For ftill information ������o������*  Creaton Auto & Supply Co.  CRESTON      -'      -       B. C*

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