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Array Vol. IX.  CRESTOK, B. C, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1917  <&  ���������*  jj  H.  here  a  McCreath.  "few times  has been a visitor  this week.   He is  hauling the supply of Kootenay River  ice for W. W. tfall.  '     Mr. and Mrs. Shorthouseandfainily.  . who haye been on the Maxwell ranch  , for the past year,  left on Tuesday for  ;������ ELespeler,   Ontario, where -we understand they will reside permanently.  Theuiembers of the Willing;Work^  ers were entertained to asocial afternoon at the* home of Mrs. Andrews oh  : Saturday, the chief feature of Which  was the presentation of a handbag to  Miss Rose Shorthonse, a member of  tne club, who is leaving in a few days  to reside at Hespier, Out.  Now   its PteT Sam Scott and Pte.  Ed.  Cuming   hoth   of    which   good  daine's forestry unit at Creston. He  was examined and booked up on  Saturday, and will go into Creston for  drill, as soon as the equipment arrives.  Hilton is built right to uphold the  honor of . Canyon City overseas  worthily.  J. E., one of the three brothers J.  D. Crawford has in the trenches,_was  wounded by shrapnel last week. He  enlisted at Winnipeg about two years  ago.  CO. Rodgers was a visitor to Spokane this week, for the purpose of  purchasing, another 75-horsepower  caterpillar engine. The _ caterpillar  now.in operation is bringing in 30,000  feet a day.and works splendidly. At  ths present price of horses ahd feed  these engines look like a good,investment. ��������������������������� ./.������":���������'���������       '.---���������������������������",':  citizens b������������>e booked on for Eur������pfc*.u  Mr. Dempster,  a Scotchman,   who  TKq.JJ   Vh������An   mxjft-iih-mmxcf, *'gc!C'nn*     1/t.^.c.  imr.    i-lmfx  service with the Forestry unit Major yard, had two hones m his right leg  Mallandaine is fast getting together broken on Tuesday when a log slipped  at Creston. Both are practical woods-1 jamming his leg up against the log  mes ::nd wiu need take off their- bats j below. Dr. Henderson was summoned  to none in the bushwhacking depart-!ana" dressed the injuries and the  ment of military service. j patient was taken  to Cranbrook hos-  ���������       * i pitai next day.  Arrangements are now  under ��������� way ! -.   .  whereby Church of England seryices!    Trustee Eru  Oleson is to be com  will be resumed here, most likely in   mended  for   the prompt  and   stern  the   schoolhouse.    For the  present a/action he took at the school on Mon  morning service once   a month  will   day.    Three or four  boys, belonging  likely be held, of which notice will be  ������iven later. Rey. Mr, Mahood of  lueens Bay, who is looking after the  Anglican work at Creston, will be in  ehaige. ^  Mrs. J. L. Leach, who is stopping  with Mrs. Henry Hamilton, thi9 week  received a much-appreciated gift from,  her husband. Pte. Leach, who has  been laid up in King Ed ward Hospital,  London, England, recovering from a  .���������mrapno! wound that cost him his  right eye. The book was giyen to  Pte. Leach by Queen Mary personally,  during a recent visit she made to that  institution. Pte. Leach is now at.  Folkstone where the lost eye is being  replaced by a glass one. The book is  a little souyenir the queen gives those  eonfined in what are known as the  Queen Mary hospitals. It has 24  stories in it and is weli illustrated,  among the pictures being -one., of. -the  King and Queen along with" the Prince  of Wales in colors..:..; w>^ib^i--j-v^3^.  The first cougar killihgof the season  was staged on Saturday afternoon on  the Gnu t moiih tai n back of the Att  wood ranch. While out looking for  game that morning Paul Stinson and  Gerald Tjmmons stirred up one of  ib?se animals and so badly had tt  farod of late that it waded into the  dog the boys had with them and  would haye polished it off for breakfast had the lads not beat it off with  some clubs. Getting home with a  badly disfigured canine they immediately bunted up Milt Beam who, with  the aid of his dog, easily got on the  ���������animal's trail the same afternoon and  one rifle shot was enough to end its  career suddenly. The cougar was  rather thin but the hide was in good  shape, measuring almost seven feet.  This is the first cougar bounty paid in  two years.  Oanyon Gity  A. E. Suniuelson has already piled  up almost 4000 poles of his contract  with tiie Company, and expects to get  out at least 2000 more this winU-r.  The Company unloaded another car  of oats last week. With 52 work  horses in the stable the demand for  oats is pretty Htont this winter.  Bobbie Smith writing to Pho'nse  HLyguns from England says that his  battalion is being Hpcoded up preparatory for the final drive in the spring.  He has arranged with Phonse to look  after his ranch horo.  About the biggest; load of lumber  that has beer, hauled from the mill  arrived at tho siding on Friday morning last. Thore wan close to 8500 foot  on tho sloighs and it was brought in  by J. Pilon.  Wo had two distinguished visitors  last. II. S. Bevan and tho Riwirw  editor���������on Wednesday and Friday���������  tho formor travelling In his Ford car  along with a roprosuiilnlivo of the iin*  insurance underwriters.  In.l.intul    ' m\.-  ..  jcui iiv5uj    fJxxy  to families we have since lea  no taxes to help support the school,  were caught in the act of smoking on  the school premises as well as using  indecent language, and Mr. Oleson  administered the badly needed punish--  ment.. With 42 pupils to look after,  some of whom are of this type, the  teacher, Miss McLean, has her hands  more than full and a little co-operation  of this sort from the trustees should  have a beneficial effect, and certainly  no blamecan attach to the teacher in  such unfortunate incidents.        ���������  Sirdar  Owing to the westbound passenger  train-being ten hsurs late on Tuesday  the usnal Presbyterian service had to  be-cancelled. ;  Ensign Kerr, of the Salvation Army,  Nelson, gaye a magic lantern show in  the schoolhouse on Monday eyening.  There was a good turnout, ahd from  what we cantfearn everyone was well  pleased with the program.  Mr. and Mrs., C. M. Loasby entertained informally on Tuesday evening  in honor of their guest. Mrs. -Jones,  whose birthday it was. Cards, music  and refreshments were the features tf  an evening of genuine enjoyment.  Mrs. Tuohey received word on Monday from Miv-Tnohey, who was then  in Vancouver,, saying he was leaving  there next u������j*'foi- Sirdar, ou his way  to England for: actiye service. Billy's  many friends here will be sorrv to see  V.I  _-."i-~i������������������,;**������-       -  -     - - --..-���������  ami go, ftuu win -tvisn mm good luck  and a "safe return. Mrs. Tuohey has  three brothers serving with the colors.  Capt. and. Mi*. McCarthy were visiting Sirdar friends on Tuesday evening.  The captain has-now an employee on  the dredge BriEjiant who recently returned from -fche front. He * was  through several battles before being  wounded and sent back to an English  hospital in which he spent some  months before being discharged as  unfit for further service. It is more  than interesting to hear him tell his  experiences.   -../ .:.  The severe cold and stormy weather  east of Crowshest .has put train 513  very late several days lately���������on Tuesday it came ''.in.- almost ten hours behind time. Tuesday's eastbound passenger wasover four hours late passing  through.   The steamer Nasookin got  _ , . ^ IA   mixed up with the ice between'Proctor  and Nelson putting her out of'comr  mission; and the Kukanook had to be  Eressed into service  for the Proctor-  Zootenay Landing run that day.  Mrs. Jones of Kuskanook visited  Mr. and Mrsr Loasby from Monday-  until Wednesday, leaving the latter  day for Nelson where she will spend a  short visit. Mrs. (Capt.) McCarthy  accompanies her and wiii spend a few  days with friends in that city. Mrs.  Montgomery of^Nelson is still a guest  at Kuskanook.  9m*Wmmmm^mtmMmm.0t  mTtrJpBffeam-'&e  O. J. Wigen has been confined to tbe  house the past few days, suffering  with a very severe cold.  Mrs. Carr of Alice Siding is spending the week here, with her sister,  Mrs .Wigen.  Oreston must have been dull, indeed,  this week. So far we get no track of  any visitors from Wynndel.  Miss Anna Hagen, who is living at  Creston at present, was a week-end  visitor ather home here. Miss Emma  Johnson spent Sunday with Alice  Siding friends.  This week will see the finish of hauling logs for this year to the M. Wigen  sawmill. The cut is not quite as heavy  as last season. ._../"..  -Ensign W. Kerr of the Salvation  Army Social Service department gave  an entertainment at the schoolhouse  Tuesday evening. It was an illustrated lecture delaing with his two year's  woi*k with the Alaska Indians, and  was both amusing and instructive.  Although the night was cold there  was a large crowd out, and all present  enjoyed it very ranch.  Alex. Matheson and W. Arrowsmith  were here from Creston last week  loading out a car of cordwood which  the latter was shipping to Nelson.  The license of the Kitchener Hotel  has been transferred to Wm. Johnson.  Provinciai poliee officer Forrester was  here on Saturday closing up the transfer papers.  Mrs. Hunt returned on Friday from  a few days' visit with friends in  Creston. Mr, Hunt visited the same  town on Tuesday. :  Harry Rymell left last week for  Edmonton where he intended.going  up for examination for overseas  service in a railway construction  corps. He has much experience in  various lines of railway work aad  should make an ideal recruit for that  arm of the service.  A hot box on a car of a westbound  freight on Saturday night was responsible for the ditching of three or  four freight cars at a point about a  mile west of here. The work train  was along on Sunday and got the cars  back into running shape.  Barney Archibald and an associate  of the Kootenay Shingle Co. at Salmo  was here between trains on_j3unday  looking over the old Burges6 &  Creelman mill and the years-old stock  of Paulson logs, with a yiew of purchasing and cutting we presume.  The deal for them vvith the Cranbrook  Sash & Door Co. h as fallen through,  we are told.  Teddy Clauson, who has been mixologist at Hotel Kitchener for some  time past, ieft iast. week for Cranbrook  and points east.  'i^^^I^SK^~'fm  &8g&5se&si������g������ gBmn&e  ^AA,i.  Now that the Valley i*anehers have j  got theiF final statements covering!  fruit and vegetable "sales during 1916,  and, incidentally, have been paid in  full for all the stuff they shipped last  year, a few observations as to market  conditions, along with a statement of  supply to take care of the orders'at'  the higher figure. In consequence,  early in thejseason the average price  per crate was but $1.75. As the season wore on it was possible to rectify  matters and under the circumstances  $1.94 is a fine price,  and one that wiii  prices paid, and some other informa-, compare   more than  favorably   with  A alelghload of. the younger people  wore dow.n to Port, Hill on Saturday  night for a dunce in tno Oddfellowf  Hall in that town.  Tho chango fcr the colder along with  a fow snow fiuri'ion Iuih helpi'd the  Company nleigh haul nouh*, hn Min  trails wo'-ei gutting a little shy of snow  in spotfl last WiU'k. About KiO.000 feet  a day l������ now coming into tin* yard in  logn.  Wo have with un I.IiIn week and, wo  hope, for several morn of them, W. A.  Pciimc. the mayor of Alico Siding, who  Iuih hl������ team buny on the skidding nl.  Camp No. Jl. Mr. IViiho Ih a grout  iitory toller and bilghloin, up the life  oi mid eamp at night in great nliapo.  ililMin 'VoniM** ih   the  here to tdgn   up  with  itiMt. one from  Major Mallan-  tion. as'may or not be revalant under  the circninstances, should not be  amiss when most of the" men on the  land have a little time to spare to  read mark, leai-u and inwardly digest  the same���������and get ready for the  j-mnual m of* ting some time this  month.  The average price for the strawberries sold through the Union this  year will be -$1.65 per crate. This is  less than the-1915 crop fetched, though  the lower price is not altogether  surprising ns the berry season last  year was almost three weeks later  than the year previous, and tbe  weather during most of the pieking  season was not the sort to produce  berries that would stand travelling  any distance in kss than carload lots.  To* illustrate: In 1015 berries were,  shipped by express to Saskatoon and  oven further cast und arrived in good  shape, while in 1910 express shipping  beyond Medicine Hat was precarious.  A gratifying feature of tho season  however was the effort to capture the  Winnipog market. At least a half-  do/en ears, mostly from Wynndel,  were sent to the Manitoba capital,  and in eyery case the fmit; arrived iv  good shape. Tho price, of course, wns  low, but this was due entirely to the  berries reaching Winnipeg after the  demand for strawberries had ceased,  particularly for preserving purposes,  TTarl the trade been advised to wait for  the Creston Valley hurries it is felt  that tho housewives in that city could  have been porsuuded to wait for the  Creston Valley berries for tho preserving, thus ensuring a much better  price.  Tho rasphorry shipper will nverage  almost $1.1)4 por crate for his product  last season. Union officials are not  backward in utatlng tho price should  haye boon higher, and would have  been had the growers marketed  through the Union the number of  orates they had estimated they would  early In the season. As wo under  'iland tho .situation 250 crates a day is  ample to take oaro of the orders ship-  ried by express. ' Early In tbe season  t was estimated there would be almost 400 crates a dny coining in. Tn  order (o gel. miIk tor this surplus lf>0  crnt.es dully It wus necessary to contract to sell these at a considerably  lower price Mian ihn standard market  (���������notation. Aud the fact that even  the normal 2R0 crates a day even were  not available to fill orders did not; help  mat tern for the simple reason that the  dealer who conl.raet.od for the horrlcH  at the "surplus'' prico demanded his  berries and to mainl.aln tho Union'*.  reputation in this regard It wan nocen-  sary to noil raupbeiiieii at. these "sur-  phiH" qiiotatioiiH while, at the sanio  time,   there    wuh  not   a  big enough  other points in the province.  Black Currants will this year bring  the grower $1.47 per crate, and the  Red Currants $1.17* Something akin  to the raspberry trouble was experienced with Currants this year,  only instead of having too few there  were too'many of them coming in  spots. Experience has shown that  the demand for Currants is pretty  much the same throughout the season  and that from 10 to 20 crates per day  is about all the market Creston cat era  to will absoib.' Last season the  curi'ants came in between strawberries  and raspberries and there seemed to  be a tendency amongst the growers  to keep the pickers busy on currants  when there was no soft fruit to be  picked, with the inevitable result that  on some days as high as 40 and 50  crates of currants had to be sold on a  market that was normally good for  only ^0. With the limited, though  steady, demand for currants it would  seem to have been better had tho  growers spread the currant picking  over tho entire season and kept up an  even and steady supply���������and realized  the normal season price of at least $2  per crate.  There were three pools on plums  last season. Between the first and  middle of September���������the Peach plum  J  tb be sold other varieties not so  much in demand and the price is that  much affected. The quantity of the  poorer varieties was not,large,, however, and therefore the price is based  as for the two best selling kinds*  Ripe tomatoes last year brought the  rancher 63 cents per crate, while the  green ones brought 48 cents. While  the returns for ripe ones is not in a  elass with the money received for  them in the palmy days, still it is considerably higher than the selling price  ih 1014 and 1915���������-with no rebates as  was the case for the '15 product. However the tomato crop was a big disappointment all round A very considerable area was plantek to them  but the season was decidedly "off."  Only about 2000 crates of the ripe  ones were handled, as compared with  almost three times that many the season previous. The small quantity is  held to haye injuriously affected the  price, in that it was never possible to  ship a straight car, and where they  did go out in any quantity they were  included vvith a few hundred boxes of  apples, and generally speaking tliere  were few buyens for these sort of  mixed carloads.  Here's the way applo prices averaged  up; No. 1, $1.13; No. 2, 09 cents; No. 3,  84 cents. Get wise to that* ������������������average"  feature.. During 1010 tho local Union  handled apples a little different than  in former years in that they grouped  them into three classes, Special, A  and B.  In the Special class went Northern  Spys and Mcintosh Reds, and for  these varieties the season  prices are:  Mesdames   Compton,   Cherrington,  Bennett, and Mallandaine,   who. were  in charge of the dance in Mercantile  wall, on Thursday night last, scored a  decided success as dance prompt ers jti  ,:at least one ^resp^ct^\ah^?.ihjat^'aa^tlmt; j  /^^^'ti'ia^ied'las-weltlas' the single fblksi"  had a rare good time at the hop���������some-  thing'that cannot^always be truthful-  lv said   of  these affairs' ������&'���������";��������� Creston.  The augmented orchestra and Creston  band supplied good music, and with a  fine floor and Messrs. Miller and Compton in  charge in  this department, a-  iong with excellent lunch supplied by  the   hostesses,   everything    went  as  merry as a marriage fete from 9 until  3 a.m.    A couple of boxes of chocor  lates were raffled, and along with the"  sale of some cakes that remained after  supper, the ladies were able to make a  cash donation of $25 to the Red Cross  Auxiliary on  Tuesday as a result of  their efforts on this occasion.  season���������tho  price was 87   cents   per  No. 1, $1.30; No. 2, $1.17, and No. 8, $1.  crate.    From the middle until the end  of September   thoy   sold at 68 cents,  and for the balance of the season the  figure was 00 cents.   This would look  like a fair price, but just what would  have happened to prices had 1010 boon  a big plum year is not problematical,  Like the currants there is plenty and  to spare of plums to supply availgble  markets, but as 1910 was a light plum  year   the user   paid   slightly   higher  prices than n. year ago.    At  that, we  aro told,  that Creston   prices would  have been higher had this fruit reached  the   warehouse  in proper shape.  Last'season'the tendency was to bring  in plums over-ripe for shipping, thus  getting  on   to   tho market   in   poor  shape all to often. This state of affairs  may   be  attributed   In   part  to  the  growers who wore doing independent  Hhippine; holding  th������������ir  pluiUM  to noil  tbomsclves and when they found they  could not   sell   them direct, bringing  them along for the Union to dispose of.  No. 1 pears were good   for $1.50 per  box last year, with tho No. 2's bringing $1.25.    Growers were naid on two  pools   for   their    crabapples.     Traii-  condant.N and similar varieties brought  85 eon hi for No. I'u and 70 cent.H for  No. 2.   HyHlopH and similar varieties  wore \fttttti fn������* $t.0F������ fnm "Mfo, I !',:*,'* u\;  eenl.H for t.woH. Had Creston been  mni-kr.l.lng Transcendent*! and llyidops  only tiomewhftt higher prlceu would  be shown,   lint with these two had  In tbe B class were grouped Wealthy  Greenings, Gravenstein, King, Blenheim Orange, Ontario; Jonathan,  Grimes Golden, Wagner, Rome Beauty, ttibston Pippin, Baldwin, Cox  Orange, Tolman Sweet, Red Cheek  Pippin, Spit/.onbirg and Winter  Banana, and for these tho grower was  Eaid;   No, 1, $1.10; No. 2, 97cents, and  To 8, 82 cents.  In tlio C class nro Alexander,  Wnnhington Strawberry. McMmiu'o  White, Baxter, Pewaukee, Bismark,  Wolf River, Ponsgooci Nonsuch, Gano,  Gideon, King David, Arkansas Black,  Ben Davis, Sutton Beauty, 20-oz.  Pippin, Walbrldgo, .^tni-k. Bos-cop nnd  Black Twig, and these sold at$l 00 for  No. 1; 8JI cents for No. 2, and 70 cents  for the No. 8.  The Union officials, we fancy, are  not propnrer! to :*,r;'iu: tV.,it !h..s cl'i.'.si-  ilcation is correct as to order of merit.  This arrangement was the one that  looked good to the buyers and they  were accomodated accordingly. As  to the price, it seems safe fco iiHsnine  that, bad the Valley bad a heavier  output, of the Nott. 1 and 2 grades the  irieoH would have been a shade higher.  pri'M'tin* of   too many No. ii's in  prlc  The ,  car lots has a tendency to bring down  +./\s *  ������-*������. ������  p^4 ������*������������*������ -t.9 |l!#4'**  wit h'stniidin-uf t\ common theory that  apploN nro ;|hk������ ������ipple������ nx'A tliat the  i-ouHtuiicr docs not give a hang  whether they aro wrapped or not.  Forestry Draft is  Filling Rapidly  Pending the arrival of the necessary  equipment for the men and foi* the  furnishing of their quarters the headway Major Mallandaine is making  with the signing up of recruits for the  Forestry draft that he will raise and  train at Oreston is not as apparent an-  this work really indicates.  About 30 men now on guard duty at  Bonnington Falls-and Trail, who are  awaiting medical examination, and a  like number at tho campat Morrissey,  all of whom are members of the 107fch  Kootenay   Regiment,   aro   ayailable.  Thero are also about 20 men at Fernie  who   will como on  here as  soon as  transportation is available,   while Dr.  Green at Cranbrook,  and Dr. Borden  at Nelson, official   medical inspectors,  state they have   also quiie a number  of applicutions, to say nothing of more  at Grand Forks, whore Capt. Kirk is  in    charge   of    overseas   recruiting.  Applications direct have been  made  by men in tho Windermere country,"  Sloean City, Kingsgate, Perry Siding  and other points.  Since our last issue the following  have been added to the strength of the  draft: Lionel ForreisU-i-, C. Bauiioti,  Win. Fraser, Sam Scott. Herbert  Gobbett, J. McMillan, Hilton Young,  Randolph Stuart, Percy II. WatBon.  .1. Zorattl, J. 'farovitch, and A.  Zn reeky.  Equipment is now on tho way from  the coast, bnt it Is likely to bo a few  days yet be/ore it arrives. Arrange-  I ments art* being mado lo food and  qujii Ui loi- iin-ji .������.s far a-i j>o.s.*������ii������lo until the necessary outfit comes toband.  Of t;oni>o, the men now on duty with  thc* 107th Regiment will uot bo moved  here until quarters are ready, but  those taken on the strength will receive subsistence allowance ovor and  above tho regular pay until thoy ure  put. on rations.  No announcement is yet; made as to  who the junior officers will be, nnd  oiii.il Un* ������������������'X'uii/.fii ion ih in mil swing  tbo appointment, of noii-oooiiniNNtonoil  jifj'jv.ji.. will jjIjU l>4< ju-ovihional.  Meanwhile Sergt. Dow is hen* uhhIhI-  ing at local heiuiqnarlors.  ��������� ."���������!v'i������,'!!';.'������ri<._  ���������-irA^'i'AM  A-rrA$#$������m  .���������.'r-r.:..i^,gis^m  APmrwm'  :aaap^_  PLA-ASMv&m-  A-AAmm  ���������.,; ���������1*-.'..v.;.3vi?zfrg  ���������;'.���������-��������� V-S!*-S*fc������3f|  AAP^mM  ;':;w3<ipl|   3������si  AAAamm  Amim  AA-Aimm  ��������� /.:;t;'*jSgf  A'PPp^t  ;;���������'": ,..AA^gM  .���������':������������������ J^^l  ^aSS0  ���������A-A-vmsm  aaaa   '���������"������������������'������������������bJ&m  KiSlB  -MaM  AW  I tflQE REvUSW. CBJESTON, 8������������ki  3?  A BRIGHT TOBACCO ������F THE FINEST  SO CENTS FEES FLU������  -w  uiv maid, who has picked up  English j words, as she held out lier hand, not  surprisingly     fast     since   she's     been | to. JDapluie, but to  her hu.sbu.nd, who  (hcre, that (here were some .surprising developments last; night. When  vou  ;uid  .Sir  IVtiyivcm  had   i*oiue  in'  ��������� Si V   FLORENCE   WARDEN  W*rd. Led- & C������., L '.matt*  'I OROWQ  iSa2BmTJmmm-mm-t>-*l  V\:.i. ���������...:���������.������������������  rise's -uirivl  keVdy   :.'.x  (Continued.)  c   a   uoid.T   I  Ceru.hdy  .ei*   niece   ;'.s  lifter your "Blind Man's T>u'"f, then*.  wpri* more games isi the. grounds, I.  understand, people hiding rurmng thc  ev or proves and, then Ai-iti;;^ awav.  with some oi ihe servants after thrui.  Ai y dear, vou really should have]  some check pi.:t upon theso alarms'  and *������������������ excursion*". The 'iv^s?!' which,  hepdus ia the household soot*, spreads  outside, vim know. i ���������. usped tliat  neople. must  bo   ialkiu;.v  already."  wa"); behind her.  Daphne grew white; l.ady Acrise  >,miled nervously, p.uef.sing" that this  was the first warninc; of the social  ostracism whieh Daphne had prepared for herself.  The Laziest Shepherd  A century and more ago a pamphlet entitled, "Thc Shepherds of Salisbury riain" set forth their notorious  laziness and said a gentleman offered  a prize of a guinea to the laziest of  a slumbering group. Some started  up to claim the prize, which ,vras won  11  talk," ^aid   Daphne  has-  But   v;   is   one   \\ivac;  to  ho   haughty  arid indifferent,  io ���������;���������;���������<���������*ssiu when om.- i  ^au:  m  ih  Sir IVnywern would not accept the I by the shepherd who merely murmur  hint,     lie   would  not  allow  Ins %wiie-|c(j an invitation to shove it into his  to  be passed over, and he smilingly I pockct.���������London Globe,  looked towards  hcr as  he.  answereo:  "Vo:i were kind enot'*,.rh to tell us  to bring l.ady Aerise, my wife's  aunt, to sec the pictures, and we  eould not let her miss such a pleasure, couhl  wc.  Daphne?"  Bui l.ady Bedworih did uot takc  the hint.    She tinned to l.ady Acrise.  "I'm  delighted   to  make  your     ac-  " Her  Sentiment  The Mistress: Mary; what is tha?.  old paint-pot doing on thc corner  shelf?  The Cook: It belongs to thc mm  who worked here last spria;-,'.  The Mistress: You may throw it  away. ^  The  Cook:  111 do nothing  of thu  sort, mum.    It's all I have to remember him by.���������Punch.  j*>  ;y   A-  looked  to   experience.  icahi'ii;   in   ihe  v v  <������������������'���������''.  yo":  Nov  i-mioa  u   not   ~  .ho  s-.iu't.  ;pon   u  otUi;:   away,  've  ciiai  quite   another  fcets   of   ovil-s  uttered i d'emeai'-or ami cold  look  | a tivo strangers,  D-mhi  hfller of one's own home j miaintance. Lady Acrise.    I've so of-  jusi missed meetine; you in town.  K...  tu  iit ���������������������������red ' \ ou arc a groat connoisseur, arc you  Ol   0������J*.  noi:  c!ea������.uiy.  Aim  i  |    And, to liie rage, of Sir Penywern,  had arranged  io drive over j am!   tlu-     dismay   of   Daphne,      Laoy  -ci.    L.- >  i to tne seat ot one jit  i . .      .  . in ends,  Sir Per. vwern's  Aon  i-    r  lunor .  rterday  :o tc'r  sa v   v o  wiih  u*.*.c*.*d  to  \  I have  rur-i I*--*,  talkci  "Yov.  in   Lad  "V.-������5.  >r-T'A.Vt-:Z  Bv: I  ix   c-\c  -a'kod  ;.- Aori  "  said  now   would   h  you  -.ay.'fully,  to  have   me.  be 3lad by v.v.  in;-,",     i'-i  nor;  should     bc  a  And   I   kr-o-.v  faecs  about  -Weil,   yes.  .CIO 11".  Valerie  >:*. vou  \ > v' e *.:.  ��������� ��������� .r ..;.,;  Dt'dworth shook hands with Lady  Acrise, and, deliberately ignoring*'  Daphne, turned and accompanied her  aunt back to the tea-table, where .she  made her sit down between herself  and  the  Duchess.  Daphne followed mechanically,  white hj thc lips, like a figure in a  dream.  ''1 must    find    Bedwortb.     X must  have an explanation," asid Sir  Peny-  t   thinkj     sir   Penywern  accompanied  iho la-J worn,  in  a  rage,     keeping  his  voice  ��������� her ab������������������ ! v*h-?     or*  horseback,     and  Old  Stone i low  enough  to  reach  the  ear  of  his  -i .uiu 1 ; Court was reached soon after    three j wife,  but  no  otlier.  "clock. t (To Be Continued.",  i   order   tliat   l.ady   Acrise,  i whoso  reputation as a dabbler iu an.  ,  _.     ���������,;., \t:\nd   art   patronage  was   well   known,  ���������isca  anxiOv.-.   ^ ^       j iskouUl see some pictures which were  a   -mdden   OeoiMon, ������ rvorlt1-r0jloxviied.   "  you had made up]     j_A>rii     Oedworth's     t>ku-e   was   ten  .-   away   wuh   rao.} n-i.lcs away, and Daphne's' little phac-  ��������� ton,  witb the  two pretty  ponies, was  i brought, round aite-i* luncheon to take  ' theni  there.  .me..  stay  m.  uincent  modern  building  which  con-  j     Tliere   was  nothing   <jid   about   trie  ���������mansion  but its  name,  for   the  niag-  D.iphnc  steac  at  my  ii't.nng  .���������*   inr.dvisa'de.  v-ir.   know,   io  "Bat   I'm   -mre  d by i!:a.t i'nj r.-ot com-j before. The park aud gardens were!  irrgoo'l spirits, and I j celebrated, and the whole formed)  wretched   wet   blanket, i one of the show places of the county. ���������  hov.-  you  love  cl*o-,riuli     Lady Bedwortb, under a nuge Jap-,  .-.  "And,  -;-y inst , tamed Lord Bedworth's famous pic-  * jbank-tm-es !*.ad been built by Mm on the  offering j ^ite of an ancient house which had  j^Vj  will I been   destroyed   by  fire  a   few   years  rr*1  f wo Men and Two Farms  vou  anese  umorena,     v.-as  recfcivin;  do, of course. But ; guests on the shadiest oi the lawns,  you would have grown cheerful en- ��������� and Lord Bcdworth, who met the  ough as soon as yon were u\ toAvn." i party from Redgranjrc Hall on the  It was characteristic of Lady Ac-j terrace, led them toward:! the bright  rise that, now she was_ not to have I little splash of vivid color against the  hcr nieee with, her, slie felt herself an , green grass and foliage, where thc  ill-used person, <ahUough a .few hours \ tea-table,  and a  couple  of dogs, and  Economy of Farming Closely Associated With Personality o������  the Farmer  Two men set ouT to buy farms.  One picked a place where tlio buddings were good but thc land was  poor. He said: "I'll havo a good  home, and 1 can buildup the place."  lhe other man chose a place: where  the buildings were poor but the land  was. good. He said: "1 can soon  make the land pay for boiler improvements." Which of.thc two was  1 the  wise   man?  s������earffiH&.m  ana   wsiMiy  spasms       ;  5  The efficacy of Dr. Cassell's Ths bant K-elief in these complaints i  will bo it revelation io tV-cse vrha have Jdlnefto ircst^cl to ,  bismuth or soda, mixtures, ov to old-faehioned lirer pilis and >-  salts. The trouble'" is'due, to gas in the stomach or-bowels arisang $  from undigested food, and the natural remedy is to restore the ;:  organs to healthy action. Dr. C&ss������H's Instant Relief does thaffe ',  Ciuickly, surely, and so it effecw real cure wher* tii*. old ;  purgative prepm-alkm-, only weaken the system, and create. ?'j  lho piil-takiug   or   jiiits-tHkiuj; habit.   .  Take Dr. Cssssli's instant ReH������f for constipation, biiie&rness, terpid  livsr, 8fck heatiaefie, ^izzinsss, specks before the eyes, fiatuisstee and  windy spasnts, acidity, ficaribum, impure Ulead, and that tiuii>, heayy  feeiing which is a sure indication ���������! Hver treubE������f.  A si;  Dr. Casseli's Jnstmt Relief and take no substitute.  Price -50 cents frem -all Druggfsts and Storekeepers,  Ov dir������-i*t from tho sole agents fovCJ-AiiRda, Harold F. Ritchie antl Co.,  X.txi.. 10.   U'Oa������l-������lr������������t. 1'uronto.   vvui" Taxi cents extra.  Dr. Gsssefi's Instant Relief is tlio companion ta Dr. Cassell's Ta������Het&>  Sole Proprietor*: Vr. Cassel1'- Co., Ltd., llGitchstter, **?n<-il������.nd.  previously  ��������� she ha  with   herself     on  sighing So think tit  the responsibility  she was incurring- in having her niece  witii hcr.  "I have to consider Pet;," pleaded  Daphne  apologetically.  "Oh, y������, of course. I used always  Xo consider Lord Acrise, when he  was alive, before anybody," said  Lady Acrise rat lier stiffly. "But I do  hope you have settled this now, and  that you won't want to change your  plans too late, when I've made all my  arrangements.''  "You need not bc afraid, Aunt  Valerie."  Lady Acrise came closer to her  niece. She looked round her cautiously, and then whispered in her ear.  "I'm sorry you're not coming. But  as yon are staying I must give yon  a word of warning. Your house is  full of spies. Whatever you do, you  -arc being watched.   And I hear from  ^rysrmBsssaam m m  Th&y Melt  You'll get a new idea cf how  good soda biscuit can bc, with,  your first bite of  w.  N.  d  been  ..'condoling;;;. UtAle  knot of garden  chairs, form-]  outlook,     and   e  t  or  c  ady  count's second wife, was a handsome  woman     of twenty-eight,     with  two  liule dark-haired boys of  whom shc  was very proud.  In a tea-gown of gold-colored brocade shc looked like a queen as she  sat pouring out tea in blue and white  cups, her dark hair, for she wore no  hat, sharply outlined against thc gay  colors of the little Japanese screen  behind hcr.  Three ladies were with heir; two  were unknown to Daphne. But in the  third she recognized, with a sudden  feeling of uneasiness, thc great lady  of thc neighborhood, and the most  vigilant censor of manners and morals whom the county could boast.  The Dowager Duchess of Shcppcy,  or, as she preferred to be styled, Ro-  sina, Duchess of Shcppcy, was an  lutocrat, and nobody disputed either  ner authority or hcr discrimination.  If you passed her censorship, you  were socially saved, and a handshake  from her was a passport for any newcomer.  She had been gracious to young  Lady Tradescant, had sniih d upon  hcr at her coming to Kcdgrange Hall,  had been indeed among the first  callers upon Ihe baronet's wife.  Daphne had been well received at the  Dower House, and felt herself an established favorite with the Duchess  before she had been a month in hcr  husband's homo.  Now, however, the young wife was  quick to see the changed demeanor  nf the gvciil   lady.  The  Duchess,     scaled  in  n special  arm-chair    wliich  had    been brought  out   for  hcr,   wa.s   holding  a-kind   of  court, .si) lhat the hostess, Lady Bed-  worth,   became  but  a   secondary   figure.    The silver hair of tho. Dowager  was crowned hy a toque of heliotrope  with  a   white   osprey,  while  hcr   silk  ! gown, of thc same beautiful shade of  color,-'    fell   aviumd     brr  in   the  well-  .nauaged     folds   wliich     only  half  a  i century     of   ,l������e     clever     wearing  of  handsome dresses  can   bring  to  perfection.  As the Duchess turned, holding tip  her eyeglass, to look at tho neweiini-  ers, Daphne noted a chaw*;.** in b'*.r  expression.  Th.* Duclies'*, instead of cniiling  ������������������iih the ���������-<'-:>e<<-,<���������-���������. ���������.<-..j,1 t,r 'he k.:\d  v.hieh   Daphne.     Knew   and   o-'H'.o'od, I  divu    ImimIi'   ii|>,   :,l;ire(!   solemnly     -.'������  tin- approaching group, and then,  (���������lining to. l.ady Ibdwonh, said  ..���������mie.hine; inaudible  to the -ipproaeh-  , ing visitors, hut which rau-n-il a per-  ci-piihh*   commotion   aiming   the    l:nl ���������  ' 'i s under tin* umbri 11a.  I      I'.vciy   l:nv   grew   red;   every      pair  ' .'������f ���������������>,���������������������������'���������  Ir.i-I  :x  j.t,irthd  look, ami     Mm  HUMi-v.    lli'IM'il,     wilil     IK  IVOM.dv      tuil  ��������� liint:   o .iiui !���������:,,   h l'i   her   pla.e   ;i I   th<  '������������������' -i,vmi- .nm  u.iikiii  l.miii.nv  ui.i   11������  i ���������. .'civ i'   i In-  ii(\s collier:..  "Niy  dear Sir   I'l-nywith,  how   Kind  U. 11JB 'd   J oil     to  coinc,"     vverc:    Iter     l'ui.l  i     Thc     ono   who   J>QUght     thc  good  ing.  His savings were sufficient to *.ay  for the poor, cheap farm. He had  passed his period of ambition to conquer new difficulties. He desired to  live rather than lo achieve���������and he.  was wise.  The other man was young, with,  ambi.ion to get along; he. had only  enough money to make a rirot payment on tiie good farm. Ho knew  that fertile land begins at once to r������>  pay thc owner who works hard on  it.  He was full of youth's vitality, and  the hardships of living in a pooi  house and improving it ns bc went  along did not deter'him. Lie sougnt  a place where he could use all liis  strength to get on and get on at once  ���������and hc also  was wise.  lhc economy of farnrlnj; is* so  closely interwoven vvith the \ erson-  ality of the farmer thnt each case is  a different case. It's the man nd not  thc land that decides the outcome.���������  Country   Cicuilenuai.  The Way of the Submarine  ''Bully Tin Avenue" is the. nickname given by our soldiers to a  country lane in isortiiern France owing to the iiiiiiibcr of humble, dwellings erected there by refugee,1;, from  ilaiteiied bully beef and biscuit tins,  which sue fastened over a frae ��������� v ��������� irk  of wood,  Norwegian Captain Gives Account o?.  German Raider's Work  A Norwegian captain In his evidence in a "shipping action in the  British Admiralty Court gave, incidentally, a graphic account of a  German submarine raider's work in  thc Channel.  The. witness was Captain Anion  Amundsen, and he stated lhat chen  he was six miles off tho Casqucis  with the steamer Rabbi on Oe.!. 21  last ycar, hc was stopped by i German submarine with the. order,  "Leave, theship immediately.'' When  the crew in the boats made for a  sailing vessel the submarine bonded  them oJT and sank the sailing" vessel.  In tho same way she sank a second  sailor ami also a steamer. Finally a  British transport came up, and the  Britisher and the submarine '"ircd t:p-  on each other across the tossing  boats, thc sea being very rovgli. Thi  More Canadian  .   Aviators Wantedl  Cheaper  ''Coven up ihe idea of liiovinn, old  man "r"'  "Yes; we've changed the inrniluve.  around and imagine we're Using iu a  new house.''  British vessel eventually di-.'Vv* Ih.c  submarine  off and  it disappeared. ^  Sir Samuel Kvans: Did tliey give  you any reason for sinking you?  Cap.ain: They asked whore V came  from and vvlnit I was carrying. 1  said, "From Swansea with coal " -.ir.<!  that seemed  to settle it.  Royal Naval Air Service Again Haa  Openings for Recruits  Thc Naval Service Department a*B������  nonnces that there is .'.gain an opera-  i ing for recruits for the Roy at Navai  Air Service. There hav*.**. been sev*-  cral hundred commissions granted Kb  Canadians who have enlisted for thia  service, but thc demand is still jrca?������  ter than thc supply. Thc ser- ice MB  an especially attractive one, offering  fullest scope for individual initiative  and resource. Volunteers for the  service, it they pass the preliminary  tests, are sent to England as> probationary flight officers. The qualifying course there takes siy. months.  All. applications for entry to tho  (.-cvsiee should bc addressed to the  Naval Secretary, DeparuiH'rU of thc  Naval Service, Ottawa, from wtioiw  full details as to qualifications can hit  obtained.  Arrangements have boon maita  wiih the Militia Department to permit of lhe transfer of unattached and  supernumerary militia officers to the  aii* servic.i.\  A Practical Mian  hirst Cirl: Would you marry n  man because he was rich?  Second Girl: No, but I aught refuse to marry one because be wasr.T.  Both  Surprised  M"r. Coodleigli; I was .-.nrpriscd t������  sec you in a helplessly itiroxiatctj  condition, l^st.  evening.  Tipples; ). war. hin prisi-jl niy.scu; ������  thought T. could stand a lot more. ������������������������  Boston Transcript.  jplaiti or Salted. In Packages only  Try our  COCOANUT WAFERS  . ������������������ m    m.......^r^m  * iiLj- ai'v. a~i:i'.y -:;u ux.tr. a-,, ��������� lr..  ifttrnoon ten.      r.-u:1nf;rri only.  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"':': \ ^ '     : ''V/:r'-:-p  ���������p"  m*i*xm������m*Mt**iim*  lf-13-JRA^CE  1   IVCAB   -tT*jt������   JM"V ���������  gr;  COMPANY  -4iY ������A*CZ. US1 YEL Y CANADIAN COMPANY  -��������� - ��������� ���������    ESTABLISHED 1890  Excelsior Policies Are Money Makers  BftJ&.rysm'rxt*   H %x-,4-'  IT VVUCU   VTUij  "I  i  Farm Implements  The painting of farm implements  for their protection and preservation  !aas appaventjy received very "ittlc  consideration by Canadian fariucrs,  af one may judge by the information  secured by the Commission of Conservation in thc survey conducted on  100 farms in each of four counties in  Ontario. In Waterloo, not cue far-  inaer who painted his implements was  sound among the hundred, in Carle-  ton only one, in Northumberland  Hfcree, and in Dundas eleven. And vet  |>sint ������s an absolute essential if tbe  Cull life of an implement is to be se-  surexL-  A Nature Fake  "What's bothering, yon, old  Jones asked his friend  thc*  scientific  gardener.  "It's no use," sighed the wizard; "I  may as well give up. I got started a  few years ago on a new idea. 1 took  a head of cabbage and crossed it with  a white potato and grew eyes on it;  then I crossed lhat with a cornstalk  and grew ears on it;-i;hcn I crossed  that with a squash and grew a neck  on it; then I crossed that with a coconut and grew hair on it, but hanged if I can figure out what to do for.  a nose and a mouth!"'  Must Revert and Go to the Front or  Come Home and Take  Off Uniform  It is announced from the Militia  Department that the number of unemployed Canadian officers in England is to be reduced materially. Officers -of higher rank who have no*'  been taken to the front will have to  revert to subalteran rank to go to  the front, or come home and takc off  the uniform, and no distinction will  be made between members of Parliament and others. At present there  are more than 200 Canadian Lieul.-  Coloncls in England on full pay, aud  General Turner is expected to weed  tlicm out nt once.  Just a Siding  As the"-metropolis of inland Macedonia, Monastir.is important to the  Serbs and Bulgars. To the bigger  nations jt is but one of the many  way-stations oh the long road ,to Vienna���������or from it.���������New York World.   \ ���������_____  /Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, &c.  w  tis  esulied  From an-Inactive Liver  Cleaner food  '*iit.~i������oweig Became Constipated and the Whole Digestive  System Upset  With many people constipation becomes a habit. And-it is a dangerous  Shabit "which is certain sooner or later  S.o cause serious disease.  "Daily movement of the bowels" is  the first and most import-ant rule of  iieaifch. When the. liver becomes torpid the flow of bile into the intestines is stopped and the bowels become constipated. But you can  readily overcome this condition by  using Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills.  There is no treatment obtainable  -which so promptly awakens thc activity of the liver and bowels aud  thereby corrects derangements of  tbe digestive system.  Mrs. Herbert Dohertv, of Beaver  Brook, Albert Co., N.B.. writes: "I  can truthfully say that Or. Chase's  Kidney-.Liver Fills are a great medicine for constipation. I have suffered from constipation ever since I can  remember, but got to using Dr.  Chase's Kidney-Liver Fills and was  so benefitted that- I began to study  this malady. I found that the indigestion resulted' from a bad case of  inactive liver, and as soon as J got  the liver working right I didn't have  any stomach trouble or indigestion. I  cannot praise this medicine too  highly, aud would advise anyone suffering  from  indigestion  or  censtipa-  factor-Telia Mow to Strengthen  Eyesight 50 per cent* In One  Week 9s Time in Many Instances  &*&o  Prescrip-ieijj   Y������a   Cao   Bare  acd Use at Heat  Filled  ftfikswice 'die simple rules.     IJcrc is  *-<c pre  Esrijvtiqa-   Go  to   any   atii-re   tlr.uK  store   and  ft.T-������r������������>u������.-���������oo yon ws:ur gUss*s? Are  you a victim of eye strain or other eye weak-  J***M������s? If so, voa -sril* b* glad to taow  that according to Dr. Lewis ciiere is real tope  w ^f*1* Many wkosc eyea were fatii-se cay  tbey hare had their eyea restored tfuougb. thc  E~t   ������   iJOt  ^.���������>*i-������..*y>l.\i      MJIJCV>.  prtocipie ot this voaiderfttt 'fee prescription.  Ont man aa>-s, after trying* it: "I was almost  Nm*!;  eesld sat scs to -react at alL  ���������w,  ow  Bon-Opto tablet ia a fourtli of a plasfi ci  water aad al'o-.v to dissolve. With l*'la Iiflaul  '02the tine eyes it*������ to ������<?ur times daily.- Vou  should notice your eyes clear j:p perceptibly  right from the start and inflasr.mslicri -evil!  giriefcly disappear. It your eyea are bother.  ing you, even a little, tzlx steps to feave  tlicru now before it is too is*..?.     Mar-y bope-  m-m.  ���������__j  _      *.. .-.   ���������  ---,-         -; ; lessly blind might have b=c:i savid if tUcy.faad  ^? fE? j*"**"* ������������**������ ai,y ������H\*S .a?,* carei for tiitfr eyes in time.  X��������������� y^.,w ������������-' witet\,*at??' nSore* ������' m?hJl N<������������-: Another prominent Physician to  2ST.M rtS'J^1* d"sdfBj***'tJI ao* toey led wiJOm ti,e above article was submitted, said:  ������������?������ a i���������VmS"- Jt ,w*3 *������*������ ���������*,������?u'ac,e ������ "Bon-Opto is a res-- remarkable rcmwlv. tts  Hw.. . Ji ? k������ used it says: "fhs atmo*- cor.stiiucEt insrediejita are we!! b:ov;n to era-  w ,������? ��������� .I- Vith or- W.ith0l\t Slassei., ineai; cyc specialists .-.nd widslv prescribed fay  ]������������. }iCi.lS-iae thle Preccnptioa for fifteea: them. Tho manufacturers guarantee it to  ft* *veryt*aing sewns clear. lew. e������s-ea read strensthen eyesight 50 per cent, in or.c week'n  2?.?������' without elassea" It is Uchcvcd : titae in raeny instances or refuad the money.  teat thousands -sha wear sUssws c-m.apw Am- \ It caa be obtained from any good druggist  eara u������cm in a reasonable tune and icuKitudca and \s one of the very few preparations t  mer������ wiii be aWs. to. strengthea their eyes! fed should be L-ept on hand for resulat use  sa aa to bs spared tiia troubie and expense of'. ih almost c*rery fai*iilv." The Valmas Drug  ever getting glasgcs. Eye troubles of many Co.. Store 6, Toronto," will fill your orders ii  descriptions may  be wonderfully benefited bi- ' your drusxist cannot.    " %  Bislier Broduetkn  On the Prairies  Much of the inventive genius nowadays is centred on devices tliat will  do away with the handling of food.  A man has invented a machine -which  removes the Chinaman's hands from  canned salmon that goes into homes  practically everywhere. It is known  as the "iron chink." It will do the  work of fifty Chinese and clean 30 000  fish iu a day. The salmon is cleaned,  chopped, packed 'iii cans with fat and  lean properly balanced, weighed,  sealed, and cooked by machinery. A  Los Angeles man has invented a  printing press to be installed in bakeries which prints wrappers in colors and wraps tbe bread without  handling.  The quantity of butter shipped to  Vancouver during the New Zealand  export sca?on, which ended June 30j  was only 213 tons as against 1,385  tons during the corresponding period  in 19i4-i5. Thc largest quantity, of--  butter imported into Canada during  any one year was in 1913, wnen a  totalof 3,567 tons was received, most '���������-..  of which came ffom New Zealand.  The * falling-off iu imports from  New Zealand is due to increasing)  production on thc prairies. Jt is ex  pec ted that tbe Prairie Provinces, besides supplying British Columbia  needs, will hereafter have butter foi  export.  Arithmetical Progression  - ,-,     ,.-,       .    T-.,        T .- He  had   complained jealouslv  that  iv������  t0A^seiPr; CI\ase:s Ivulncy-Livcr  shc ha<1 too many other       uh������  Pills.    My husband also claims    that  around.  these, pills jbavc done him more good  than any medicine he ever used. You  zro. at liberty to use this letter."  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills  positively relieve and cure torpid  liver, constipation, biliousness, indigestion, backache and kidney disease.  Put it to the test. One pill v. dose,  25 cents a box, all dealers, or Edman-  son, Bates & Co., Ltd., Toronto.  Daylight Darkness  There utc a number of daylight  darknesses recorded in history, among them being those in J>.C. 295,  A.D. 746 arid'775. There was-a dark  day in England in January, 1807 and  ���������another on October 21,. ,l4l(x^^;1iere  was "also   a  dark  day  in  Deftroit-ch  -*'������������������. *���������       _ -������   S- ���������*   *- f -> *   -m. *a   IT m   t-^ +   _ i-**-m   '  tjctoner i:>, x/os. v*n aviay iv, i/������u,  there was such atmospheric gloom  ������>vcr Hartford, Conn., that'tlio'legislature adjourned for thc day.  "The idea!" she laughed. 'Why, I  can count them all ou rtfe fingers of  my left hand. Thc index finger is  Mr. Smart, the second finger is Mr.  Balder, and the third finger of my  left hand���������thc third linger is you."  Next day lie got a ring; for it.  Study Your Soil  To Secure Maximum Crops a Knowledge of the Land Is Necessary  i The soil is the farmer's capital.  "������is- -wdvl^ftop.V^'Upoii it is" founded  the whole business of farming, and  upon its fertility will depend in large  measure the success of the farmer's  operations. Too often it is not given  the proper care, nor is sufficient intelligence  exercised  in  its  use.  The plant derives certain -substanc-  j es necessary to its development from  the- soil; the most important of these  am nitrogen, phosphoric acid and potash. The farmer'should know whether his soil contains those in sufficient quantities to meet the requirements of a maximum crop providing  Persistent Asthma. ��������� A most distressing characteristic of this debilitating disease is the persistence with  which recurring attacks come lo sap  away strength and leave the sufferer  in a stale of almost continual ex--  haustion. No wiser precaution can  bc taken than that of keeping <U  hand a supply of Dr. J. D. Kellogg's  Asthma Remedy, famous as the. most  potent remedy for eradicating the  disease from the tender air passages.  Th* Qrtat Bngiiah Irene/If.  Tsscs asd isvigorales the vmots  nenroujoyeteBa, malcea new Blood  in old Veins, Cures Xt'ervotta.  Mobility, Mental and Brain Worrv, JUefpon.  Aensy, loss of Energy, I'atpifatfon cf the  Meart^Zfntting 3femery. Prica $1 per box. sis  tor $9. Ooa frill pleaoo, oil will eurc. Sold by alt  SrugghrtB or untiled ia plnia pkg. oa reeeipt of  Biea. Jv>w ������*ws������ftitttoiaiUA free. THE WOOO  EOIC*'V'?<r:O.,T0B08T0.0IIT. (F������rmtfWtEtorJ  V*VS, NEW FRENCH REMgOV. N.I N,2 WA  H^tf������4 S* 85^i &*\ff^m*m UsedinFroacS  S   Fl m^xW%&% ff~ 1 *%b^ 1^1 Hospitals wits  real success, curttcs chromic we/vknsss. lost vigob  VIM KIDNBV BLADDER. DISEASES. OI.OpO POISON.  riLES EITHER KO DRUGGISTS dr K.MI. Si FOST ������ CTS  FOUGErtACO 93 BSEKMAN St NEW VORKorLVMAK BROS  ���������TORONTO WRITE FOR FREC BOOK TO DR LE C&'BRS  E3ED CO cHvgP.STOCS RO. KAMPSTEAO LOBDO.V BNCk  *IR������KSWDRAGSKtTASTEI.ESS)FORMOF    ElTv  TO   TACfll  ��������� ��������� *m STmSf**. ir B W i Xi LASTING CURB;  BSE THAT TRADE MAKKBD WORD' ' THSRAPION IS OM  H&il.GOVX ST AMI* ArZ-JXED IO ALL GSKUUj'E PACKSTfc  ^100 Keward. SI00  T&e s-e.idtra oj lliis paper -������.-ill be altased  4������ learn thnt there is at least one dreaded  .iUeswEC that suience has- been, ablt; to euro in  *H ttt stages, and that is catarrh. Catarrli  fccnitg sreatly influenced by cojistitutional  sonuutous reo.iiirc3 constitutional treatment.  SlalTa  Catarrli   Cure  h  taken  internally   and  ������ct������ through  tUr;  Blood on the  Mucous  Sue- . .    -  jcaccra of the Sy.'-teni, thereby destroying tho good cultivation is given, or if lie is  foundation  of  t!*e  disease,   giving  the   jMtient   -,,<-.      ������������������..:..     ���������.*:���������������.,���������..- -,-*,-.1,1c    n^  weasth-by bui!din������ up the constitution and j!.C u ,f,u"s(. &^iiMdc.tury ���������. ituls, lie  ���������aaistmB uature in tloinj its work. The nio- slioilld nnd the cause. b.o two tarms  {���������meton. have :!������ much fr.ith in ihe curattva have been treated and cropped in  powers of .Hali's Catarrh Cure that tliey offe*; i.^ct vcnT* in ovirllv i!ic c-in-x-. -u-nir  ban Hnudred Hollara for any case tfca: il 1J������JS.C >car& '"��������� t!^U } UK san1\4' .V-'.ay'  laila to cure.    i:cnd for list of testiraonials.       v/luch     means     tliat   even     adjoining  Address:  F. .1. CttKNKY & CO., Toledo,   larwis     mav be  cntirclv    different  so  Oiftio.   Sold hy all Uruggists, 7^ j fur  ,1S soil rcquircnicnt.s ai-j eoucern-  " ! ed.    To bring it up to a stale of pro-  Uncle  I}3_ Still  There jfitabic  productiveness  one  farm  may  told     Um:h.'  Tom    thai;  he   v. us j need     a  rotation     different  from  the  old and feeble to  attend  other, or a different fertilizing trcat-  . Useless Expense  "We've got to cut down expenses,"  aifnounccd Mr. Riverside, "and I  think we'll begin by giving up our  box at thc opera."  "Oh, Henry, j-ou surely wouldn't  think of doing thai!" protested his  wife.  "Why not? If my business keeps  on as rotten as it is now I won't-'be  able to buy you any new gowns, and  thore is no use paying vent for a  show window when you haven't got  any goods to show."  .  -waea baying your Fianc  Insist on haviog an  Otto Higel Piano Action  getting too  to bu-sincs.*"."  ������������������".Did  he   take  "He threw   tno  it   kindly:  out of tbe  oliier-.,  The. Real Liver Pill. -��������� .\ toivid  liver riicaiis a disordered system.  mental der-iT^-don, lassitude, and in  the end, if care be not taken, a chronic state, of debility. '.Tin: very Ik-hI  medicine to nrotisc the liv'-r to bcal-  ihy action i*; I'ariiudec's Vegetable  Fills. M^tey are. i-oiup-.iimded of  purely vogelabb* stibsl;;i!i.-es nf careful selection, and no otJi;r pills have  llieir fine cpuililies They do not grtpo  cc������r pain nnd tliey are agreeable, to tho  -.tomach.  33lOSt^  :'ii:::ti, e  Their Finish in Sijj'hl  John, lhe cat lias three neiv  'What shall Ave tiiimo tlirn-* ?"  We'll  call  them   IV.Hcv   I'-iu,  ,  All  Ihreer     Wh>'?  T'ee.an.^o   the.v   are   nonir  gc-  Wife:  jtittens.  Iflili:  Wiii-  ^ Hub:  5up; to 'v'.rtiw   up.  ment. Bulletins, books, experts and  governments help thc farmer in  many ways, but they cannot be cx.-  pected to furnish every detail in a  maimer to lit his every need. The  fanner himself should learn ivhat his  errips require, learn what hi * soil contain;*, learn what is lacking in bis  f-oii, learn how to supply the clclici-  encier'j, and then he may safely look  for increased yields and greater profits. It involves study, but the farmer  nins'i. work out many of lib-, own problems on liis own (arm under liis own  conditions, by trial, liy tc:������lr, and by  experiment.��������� I/. C.  f\.  .iviiuurd't- .Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  Willowa from Cuttixigs  ^Villows'rool readily from cuttings  of lhc young wood. The cuttings can  be made almost any tin re in tbe  growing season and set firmly in  good rioil and kept moirfl: will root  readily. .A good plan is to make the  cutting.** in the autumn, after tbe tree  irom whieh thc cutting,') are taken  hat* dropped its foliage. Make cuttings about a foot long and hot tlicm  two inches apart in tranches five  inches deep in thc open ground. Firm  tbe soil well about, the cuttings by  treading on it with the feel. In tin;  spring the cuttings will tako root aiul  leaf ont early in thc sea-ton. When  well rooted lli.-y r-.ixi be thit-plant<.*���������*.!  into nursery rows or set out where  ihoy an   !<���������   remain permanent! \\  SI VITUS DANCE  '   CM BE EASILY  Els  w.  Oi.  Ut'*  Cam* Eyes  \u showing bow widely the pcrin-  in������.*utly blue eyes of cats differ from  I other eye*-, it h noted that lrnniedl-  atel.v lhe. eyes of while cats that ;*n*  to have permauenlly blur, eves open J  they shim* bright red in the dark, :iu<1  m.-iiTJi i iin- eiKieuie.-al Kitten Pluc nor  any oilier coforeil e>e docs tbi:;.- -.San  i'i.on i:.������-u   Cliioiiicl*'.  is Upon  Healthy Babies  I Propciiv reared children grow  up lotojie strong, healthy  citizens  *v  Many diseases to which children are susceptible, first indicate  their presence in the bowels.  The* careful mother should  watch her child's bowel movements and use  Mrs. Winslow's  Soothing Syrup  It is a corrective for diarrhoea,  colic and other ailments to which  children are subject especially  during the teething period.  It ia absolutely non-narcotic  and  contains neither  opium,  morphine nor any of their dc-  rivativffs.  Mrs. Winslow's  Soothing Syrup  Makes Cheerful,  Chubby Children  Soothes the fretiincj child during  the try ine period of its development and thus gives rest and  relief to both child and mother.  Buy b bottle toddy  aund keep it handy  Ho/.I by all (Irttfiphti in C.ana.la and c i  niiiiit^ainii t/'f ,,%,'nrtii  HHI  I������ or stuttering overcome positively, unr li  I statural methods permanently restore 11  I natural soeech. Graduate nuoif a every- 19  1  natural soeech. Graduate nuoif a everywhere.    Free advice and literature.  THE ARWOTT BWSTITUTE  KITCHENER,      -      CANADA  tiermans isuiiding .  More Haiders  A Tonic for the Blood and Nerves  With Rest All That Is  Needed  Many n child Ihis heen called awk-  v.-tard,  has  been  punished     in   school  foi   not kecpiuj:-; still or for  :lror>pin#  things,  when  the   trouble  wus-   really  SU   Vitus  dance.    This   trouble  may  appear at any age, but is most often  met between    the  ap-cs    of  six    and  fourteen.     The.   most   frequent   cause  of the disease is poor blood, aggravated by indoor confinement, or mental   strain    at  school.     Under    these  conditions   the  blood    fails   to  carry  nourishment   tn   the   nerves   and   the  child begins to show Hstlessness and  inattention.   Then il becomes lcstlcss  and  twitchiuf*"    of  thc  muscles    and  jerking of the limbs and body follow.  A remedy that cures St. Vitus dance,  and  cures  it' so  thoroughly  that  no  trace-  of  the disease  remain.-*,  ig  Dr.  Williams    .Pinlc    Tills,    which renew  the blood, thus feeding and strengthening thc starved nerves.   This is the  only  way  to  cure    the*  trouble,  and  parents  should  lose  no   time  iu  giving     this   treatment    if   their    child  seems nervous oi* irritable. Mrs. Wm.  A.   Squires,   Cannington,   Ont.,   *ia3rs:  "My   only  daughter,     now     fourteen  years of age, was troubled for several  years with St. Vitus dance.    She was  so bad that at times she n*ould lose  control of hcr limbs aud hcr faco and  eyes would be contorted.      We    had  medical  advice and  medicine, but  it  did not help her.    In fact we thought  the'trouble growing worse, and finally ive  had  to  take hcr from school.  About  a  year ago  we  began   giving  hcr  Dr.  Williams'  Pink  Pills, aiul  by  the time, she had taken five boxes ���������..In  Mas  completely cured, and i<_now a  fine, healthy girl.    1 firmly believe wi*  owe this to Dr. Williams' Pink J'illk  and arc very grateful for Inr restoration  to perfect health."  Vou  can   get   llu-si:   pill*   from   any  dealer iu  medicine or by   nudl  at  SO  cents  a  box,  or  six  boxc.-i   for  .WSO.  f iruni The. Dr. VVilliams Medicine Co.,  I'l-uckvillc, Ont;  1TQ  New    Submarines    Can    Operate  Waters Such as at Archangel  Regardless of reports concerning  the decline of thc man-power of Germany, there is no apparent lack of  men or materials in German shipbuilding yards, according io advice.*--,  which indicate that the tonnage now  on thc ways exceeds that of peace  times.  It is definitely known that the  more important yards have been devoting almost their entire resources  i'or some time past to the -ronstriic-  tion of submarines, which, it is alleged, arc now being turned out al thc  rate of live a week.  A number of these- submorrtblcs, it  is> stated, have been designed polcly  with a view to their operation its icebound or partially ice-bound waters  and are of unusual size and exceedingly strong in construction, and it  is understood they will bc used in the  Baltic and White Seas. They am  said to have a cruising radius of 2.50G  miles on a single filling of fuel, nnd  aside from thc usual coinplctemcnt  of torpedo tubes arc ;��������� .*ied with two  light-calibre guns on the dock.  writBswsjsj'aassss.ts  That's the Way to  Talk!  "My dear, i wouldn't ������i������t thru  lienvv tub. Vou might: injure yofir  bark'.    .I.i I  inc. carry It."  "llul you li-ivo on your -k-v/ l'altn  JQuach ���������Juil."  "Pour    f-f mil iin*.-     ii>������f    d*"n-     In    fi. 1/  injuring    a  million dnlhir    woman  to  ������.;ivi-      .'    fi-. i   ujiII.O"    Mill."���������Louisville  (Join in- Journal.  It one be troubled withlcorns and  warts, hc will find iu Hollo way's  Corn Cure an application lhat will  entirely  relieve  suite ring.  Over thc garden fence the. convcr������  sation had suddenly turned acrimonious.  "An' if yore boy 'Krbort tits an>  more cans to our pore dog's tail,"  was Mrs. Moggius' stern ultimatum,  ���������Vll 'car about it, lh.il\s all! Ob, ai.'  per'aps you've come wiv that saucepan wot vou borrowed last Monday."  '"Erbcrt," asked Mrs. Grnbb,  shrilly, "wot 'ave you bin doiit' to  Mrs.   Moggbv./   dug:"  "Nothin', ma," replied the small  boy, unblushingly.  "There!" said his mother, triumphantly. "An' you returned Vr saine-  p.ui ycMU-iJ-i,iv, didn't you, ih-.'iic.'"  "Scut it back by Vr dog," .aid IT* t-  birt,  calmly.��������� I it-l!its.  ^SaZ.^rmxmm.^%*. ^ronulQlctfll Eyelids^  K^hP������TC7 Eyta ialUmcJ bv *xpo*  E*ure to &un, Must aud toltj  MSjtfatfcjtf-S Si*������'cWyr������jU*v������i4b> Umlm  Vou* DniRguPi. Stic pet itoult   Murfitt Cvi  Bslveln rm������t*2Sc ForB#nfc������f.|,*|:rcrrf,..*,..  A-*:?A?f*M<%$&  rA'AAZ'ASAA'  Ap:ppP$0M  ~'Afr-~~������B$-$ek  ���������:.:,r:.,iSx^iim  '���������'A:prpM������  ... /^.-^.Av^SiS  ':'.p::A3m  >rA:lA~r00l  ���������������������������,.��������� r-A^'AsAa  ���������#mm  -^''-V'^-i^.i  mm  ';yi'S'';<4>^������\  -'' -���������':;.:'-y-;^.-^i  .���������';-S^I|  ":���������  r'A3sAi  '-'���������^"tlSI  pAppm  a PP0m  ���������PtX^ib'^'  ���������A-Pssm  'SMI  -ill  ill  "'.^���������Tj-'-jB  msmm  mmmm  BBI TLsa:  8 lit.  POCCTAU  ���������^ mm * a b ������������������������ a jm a  iuuiioJ   tut  issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance ;  $2.50 to United States points.  0. F. Hayes. Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY,  FEB.   2  Making Hay  In these days of decreased production and the consequent scarcity and high price of first-class hay,  the suggestion of G-. A. M. Young  re seeding a portion  of   the Koote-  so long as the offering  is legitimate. Prohibitive measures  seldom have the desired effect  especially with the ladies. Mother  Eve was enjoined to leave the  apples alone, but it was only a  matter of a few days till she grabbed the biggest Mcintosh Red in  the orchard, and also inveigled  Father Adam to help eat it, and  thus precipitate the downfall of the  human race.  Creston   must  have   its amuse-  ! ment, and until  our correspondent  ��������� has something worth-while to offer  I in place of the dances The Review  cannot countenance  any  prohibitory dog-in-the-mangor policy.  Possibly if we had a municipality  were purchased and  there is $25G  worth of them still on hand.    Just  casual like it would  look as if a  good  deal   of faith  healing must  have   been   practiced,  or  possibly  Mayor Anderson, who is one of the  board   of   management,   has been  treating   the   patients to  bagpipe  concerts, in which case most every  self-respecting inmate  would pass  out to  the   land   of harps���������or  to  complete   his   treatment   at some  similar institution where they have  greater regard for life, and a finer  sense   of   distinction   as   between  amusement and punishment.    The  life fco  skirl o' the pipes may be  some Scotchmen, but it's anything  but that to others of the human  family. The attention of the Kaslo  branch of the S.P.C.H. is respectfully called to the matter.  Cranbrook people will suffer very long  as the C.P.K. has a pile in storage  there as big as a mountain.  The Nelson brewery had a prosprous  1916���������so much so that after paying the  usual dividend there waa $100 over,  which was given the Patriotic Fund.  Fernie Free Press: Judge Thompson, of Cranbrook, is in town today.  The Judge says that the coal shortage  LAND CLEARING  WANTED.���������Contract ior  clearing 80 or 40 acres of  land. Persons wishing lan^  cleared at small cost will do  well to communicate with  Box 44,   REVIEW   Office,  in Cranbrook  is beginning to be felt.   /-h-t������x?ci**p/mvt    tj n  But   we   do not think  many of the UKlLfe 1 <JJN,   xS.'U  nay   flats    to   hay    should   have j  immediate and practical considers- itne dance question could be settled  tion. (uy   civic   enactment,'   toougri   we  Experiments   have   shown   that u'ust the suggestion   will  not be a  the   class   of   hay   he   mentioned  .should  j  ti  0,0 wen  under  j.i,���������  s.t_������ verse  approval.  conditions that obtain on the flats  most years. Where the cash expenditure is a matter of only 15 j  pounds of seed per acre and the j  fencing material the experiment  should not be too tremendous for  a, few of our cattlemen to attempt  collectively, especially this year  when present prospects are not for  excessive high water, and especially  remembering that the initial seeding will produce good crops foi* at  teiist- four seasons.  Or. how would it be for the  Board of Trade to call the agriculture department's attention to the  matter and have them conduct the  experiment over a reasonable area  j*f these overflowed lands.  If this class of hay   alone can  be  urown to advantage   the   cropping 1  ���������if all the available"20,000 or 30.000 j tllfV_ ....  IJ 1 .1   ��������� j j. !  t 111 Joe   VYJIO  tveres would make tins a beef-producing section worthy of the establishment of a small-si/.-xJ packing  plant, and the biggest creamery in  all the province.  vote-maker either for or against  municipal government if the question ever comes forward   for public  Practical Patriotism  Buying Sprayers  The fellows who sidestepped  giving to the Patriotic Fund on  the score that the Government  should handle such schemes have  now a splendid chance to make  good their word in the matter by  investing a few dollars in one or  more War Bonds, these now being  on sale at the bank and postoffice,  in denominations as low as $25, on  which the government will   pay 5  | per cent, and   return  the principal  ; in three years.  \     This is  surely   a   most  practical  ' way of helping along the cause for  happen to have a few  dollars accumulating from time to  time. The interest rate is quite  attractive and the bonds can more  readily be converted into cash at at  least their face V-alqe than most  slow notes at a much higher rate  of interest even���������the latter always  being subject to some "shaving,"  be the same more or iess.  The way local ranchers are  flirting with the sprayer-buying  question, via the Farmers' Institute,  they would seem to be ahout as  tickle as the would-be bride and  bridegroom of whom the poet  sings. "First its April, then its May;  then   let'e have   mother  name the  she   always do<*-s for  .I..  ���������: :_i���������    ���������e  (jriiiuiijie    ui  "vl,���������  day"���������which  nprll,    on  sooner the better." ��������� ��������� .  No one will blame them for  wanting to buy to the best advantage, but at that there is always  the possibility of overdoing the  economy racket by buying something they know very little about,  and about which the neighbors  know just a little bit less.  If gentlemen interested would  make arrangements to all buy one  ai id  the  ftf  tj.  ���������-.-. it ft ������������������% 1 ������. tx  ltxt*\jXxxt,X3  t3*JW*K**   UU.Cs.ge  i hrough a local dealer and pay him  a few dollars for his trouble of  handling they should be money  ahead, in that said dealer would  t-arry a line of repairs in stock, and  would, doubtless, take the tronble  to post himself on the mechanism  of the machines, so that when a  breakdown occurs the rancher  would be assured a quick fix-up,  due to this acquired mechanical  knowledge by the dealer, and his  on-hand stock of repairs.  Patent medicines are alright for  <:oughs, colds and cholera morbus,  but for a broken leg a qualified  physician is youi* only salvation.  The same theology applies with  equal effect to spray machines in  that home-tinkering with complicated machinery oftentimes makes  the final expert repair bill just a  little the heavier.  A Conservative frjend of ours  wants to know why we are not  doing some of our former-time  shouting f<* r the appointment of  another Small Debts Court judge  ���������said vacancy having existed now  for almost a year. So far as we  can learn the old difficulty still  exists: no really competent person  can be secured to accept the honor.  Now that' the Brewster administration has shown a disposition to  cut down the civil service to the  point where every man will have  enough to keep him busy seven or  eight hours a day, it might extend  the good work by having Judge  Forin of Nelson come down here  say once a montu for that purpose.  If newspapers can be relied upon  it is apparent Mr. Forin has considerable time to spare for such a  job, and in these days of thrift  even judges should not be above  doing a little extra labor, provided  same is worked well within union  hours and at not too great sacrifice  of judicial dignity, of course���������whioh  can hardly be, seeing that he draws  down a few hundred per for acting  in that capacity at Nelson- and somo  other points.  Wise and Otherwise  Shall We Dance?  Some lady or gentleman, signing  himself or herself, "Yours seriously,  A. Paid-in-Advance Subscriber,"  writen Thk Rkv now suggesting  that Creston have fewer dances,  and thafc only those for patriotic  pur pones bo tolerated.  Of non me we have no intention  of advising any such action, oven  if thc thing could bo worked, for  the good and Hufnciont roanon that  *"������ formouf, n.ll tho diincoH hov***boon  t.o rain-* funds for good causes, and  had the money not been gathered  in by the dance route it would have  Imi'ii wersiircd by Home othor means.  And seeing that wo do not indulge  in the light fnntaritic wc rather  lik<i to *ir*<* the other 1'ellown putting  up   the     money���������and     got   their  Cranbrook is certainly improving  since tho purity  squad  got in control of municipal affairs.    At a fire  at tho residence of a Mr. Blaok last  week, a purse  containing   $35 in  real money wont up in   tho flames.  If   conditions  a  few  months  ago  woro aa bad an tho  Herald painted  them no sane oitizon would  have,  had that amount of cash  money  around the house over night.    Of  courso it is only fair to   state  that  the wallet  containing   tho  money  wan kopt in tho pocket of tho lady  of the house's skirt,  whioh  waa a  protty fair nort of safety-first protection, particularly if thin particular skirt wan a full Bister to some of  the dronnitn wc naw in   Cranbrook  last month.    With thorn a competent V'urgl.ir would havo had r.omc-  trouble locating  tho  skirt  to  nay  nothing of the poukot���������if there Wan  really material to spare for nuch a  nnncconnary convenionco.  Ilttt.tmiy   iv    ������.JJJ j/JJ   JJll  Tn   thene    pniet.irral  want to get   the  offer   folks   what  xtl   ml,*,.,*rtt\ttirl.  if  When it comes   to  exemplifying  practical   thrift   wo  think npucial  dayn  you  ��������� Jll.J J l/IOI J    il,  1  .  UI4JJ  I 1     .  lit ttt  .Jl  tx.X luitKJ* xmti t It I    ,*v  Kanlo hospital.    Tho annual Htale-  money you  mmd j ment,   junt   published   nhown   that  they   will spend   during JOlfi $271 worth  of  drugs  -: JL  men $ x^iomifiK  In the line of wearing apparel nothing has advanced in price so  extensively as Men's Clothing. In this line we are specially fortunate  ���������about a year ago we placed an order for a stock of Men's Suits but  owing to a rush of military orders these suits have just now come to  hand. They are marked at prices prevailing twelve months ago, and  all are aware they are much lower than these same suits could be  bought riirht now.    We specially recommend the  Men's Blue Serge Suits at $22.50  We have them in all sizes from 35 to 42, and our guarantee is behind  the workmanship on them. If you will be needing a suit any time  soon our advice is to buy now. Such splendid value-at. this price  will not be offered again this year.  MEN'S WOOLLEN PANTS���������We have also a full stock of these, in  all sizes, which are selling at from $2.75 to $4.25 per pair.  ������  Creator*.  Am**. Am,m&*a.    ���������**^'*jtA^Cm*.mimirm*Sim]  Merchant  BS5SSB9BSB  ������HOSE WHO, FROM TIME TO TIME, HAVE FUNDS REQUIRING  INVESTMENT MAY PURCHASE  AT PAR  DOMINION OF CANADA DEBENTURE STOCK  IN  SUMS OF $500 OR ANY  MULTIPLE THEREOF.  Principal repayable 1st October, 1919.  Interest payable half-yearly, 1st April and 1st October by cheque (free of exchange at  any chartered Bank in Canada) at tho rate of Five per cent por annum from the date of  purchase.  Holders of this stock will have the privilege of surrendering at par and accrued interest,  as the equivalent of cash, in payment of any allotment made under any futuro war loan issuo  in Canada other than an issue of Treasury Bills or other like short date security.  Proceeds of this stock are for war purposes only.  A commission of ono-quarter of ono per cent will be allowed to recognized bond and  stock brokers on allotments made in respect of applications for this stock which bear thoir  stamp.  For application forms apply to tho Deputy Minister of Finance, Ottawa.  DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE, OTTAWA, '*  OCTOBER 7th, 1010.  m*  THE     MINISTER     OF     FINANCE  REQUESTS  THE    PEOPLE    OF    CANADA    TO  BEGIN NOW  TO SAVE MONEY FOR THE  NEXT WAR LOAN  MN. ������, ������������17  DHfAltTMKNT OK PtNAMCK  OTTAWA  ���������*���������������'���������'������ rii#.*.*>,riu������&.iS  nSSS^S^SSSI^^vamSSS^^S!Lmii  iiesa&i  ^^1*b^T^^'r^rf!t!^*g!^*f!?fiS! ���������THB 'SJ'MlESTOH. iSBYIBTf.  THOSE WHO WANT  Bushes  Xmm^mt-W  for PLANTING IN SPRING  should order them NOW, from  miiidii yygygisy;a iiy������ dSi mh  COMPANY, Ltd.  1493 Seventh Ave. West, Vancouver, B.G.  Catalogue on Application  Nursery stock can uot be made to order���������it has to be  reved in Rood time. Early orders are better for you aud  better for us. Send us a list of your wants by return mail,  our large descriptive catalogue, also our artistic Rose Catalogue, are yours-for the asking. AU writing us and mentioning The Review will have a first-class Rose bush added  FREE to their order.  We want a live Salesman for Creston District  Golden chance for the right party.  WMi.- "'������������������-���������\'x,:X>.}^\iai\ii\:il&tMy  sh'ti. ���������>v~'&$m$iMtfmks  TRAPPEBS-JSer^oreMoMer  for Foxes, Mashrat, Wolves. White Wea^ HOnk,������ynx,Bea.  yer, Fisher, and otber Eur Bearers collected in yonr section  SmJEP-tOVl- FUKS'SSIRECT io^SKCBERT^inei'EwMgfcJ  boose, in the WotM Jrailngexetofeely in KQKItt AMBHICAN B&WgUBS  a reliable���������responsible���������safs Par House with sn unblemishedrep-  irfg+faw mrniaHr,t.fnir "���������mnrm titan n tT???** ftfa **?T?*t!T^r " ��������� 1/wnrnn������*������  *s������g[taM������^cf.*S������sa&^  AND PROFITABLE returns.   Write for'TSix&tirtsttt&mptTf  taeoiuy reliable, accurate market report and pricelistpcblished.  -    _   ^-  'Wrt������6lo*at-NOW-lt''������FK*BB  A*JS SHUBERT Inc. 25-27 west austin ave.  **��������������� J3USXmmJOKiTmm*, 1DC������ D������0tClO7CH!CAGO.USJS!  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  Sleighs and Cutters.      Team Sleighs  Single and Double Harness and Supplies  Several  Sets   of Second-Hand  Harness  Coal and Wood For Sale.  mmm    &m  S^n&n������ SS  Sirdar Ave.  mtvresten  taamm*  Editor Review:  Sib.���������Might 1 trespass von- your  valuable space to call attention to the  remarkable (or possibly strangely-  worded would be more to the point)  petition which was last week offered  me for signature, the heading of  which reads: "The Secretary of the  Liberal Executive Committee, Creston,  B.C. Dear Sir���������We the undersigned  users of the ferry across the Kootenay  River at the Reclamation Farm are  most desirous that the same be. removed to opposite the Goat River  bridge, and ask the earnest support  of the Rxecutjue Committee on our  behalf."  At the outset permit me to say that  I am very much in favor of the ferry  being moved as requested, but iri spite  of that I am compelled to withold my  signature from this precocious document. .       '���������  1 well  remember  that  during the  provincial   election    campaign     last  summer   the   Liberal   workers   Were  specially vociferous in demanding that  the machine be smashed.    On enquiry  as to what constituted "the machine"  I was told that in the Valley: Ifc was  the Conservatiye association executive,:  which I was further assured was but  *b cog in the bigger vehicle,  of which  ex-Premier Bowser was the hub, and  unless supressed  this prpyince Would  be up against association control even  down  to the appointment of school  teachers so brazen was "the machine"  becoming.    In  place of  this . Liberal  friends assured  that were Mr. Brewster   returned B.C.   would  be   given  some of that government through the  people for the people.  01   something  better, and that John   Keen would be  around every so often   "co personally  take our instructionsin public matters.  Realizing that it   was   time for   a  change, and that for   a. time the new  broom would sweep clean. -I lined up  on the Liberal side"on September 14th.  Consequently readers will realize my  utter astonishment,  this early in the  new government's life, to be asked to  sign something that is an exact replica  of what obtained,   in the -Bowserian  epoch���������that era when political might  was   right,   and  graft, extravagance  and political debauchery of every sort  was the rule rather than the exception.  Of course if this is the first offeuee,  and the executive promise  not to let  it occur again,   or if the  party who  drew   Lhe petition  did so under the  , impression   that   the Grits  Would be  '; running things  pretty much   as the  ^-Tories���������_and    worded,  the     petition  accordingly, without asking any questions,   1 Will   readily   withdraw   my  -public  -fri-tiets^^  ' work, thoughmnder fche.circumstances  '" I assuredly think some authoritative  j announcement is due.  '    If we are simply to have a change of  machines���������from   the Bowser touring  Overland to the Brewster Ford���������the  sooner the people are so advised   the  better.   There's  nothing like playing  this political game with all the cards  on the table.    As  Mr. Barnnm has so  aptly said, ���������'You can fool all the people  once, and some of   the people oftener.  but yon  can't fool all  the people all  the time."  Undoubtedly others have witheld  support to this ferry removal for the  same reason as I am refusing my  signature, and as the matter is certainly one of some urgency the objectionable feature of it should be  rectified, either with the Liberal  executive consent, or without, and  make it straight appeal to John Keen,  or the minister interested, as should  haye been the case at the" outset.  For the sake of tho good name of  real Liberalism, as well as to expedite  the matter the petition is seeking to  improve, some statement should be  forthcoming either from the executive  or tho petitioner. If, us the incident |  discloses the old "machine" order of  things is to prevail, so much tho hotter  for all parties the sooner the real facts  are stated. Speak up, Mr. Dow, and  associates. Landowner.  AT THE FRONT.  8������ ffi!Ni0.!i OF CANADA  War Savings Certificates  ���������'���������'A'rAAAfyg$>SJS$  ���������'..pa ApPP^sm  P'APP$$SM  A:'Pfi0WS&  '���������A:A~%0m  ���������������������������-.- ���������..���������.���������r.-ffifi&M  :mmm  pAmm  ���������}P^m  .������������������.-..pj.y^z*  Pmm  ���������-.-;>������ a*&.*gr*f  ..-_;���������-*, ,^A*it-giO  Wm  ::.W/Ki;������.3 _  ������������������frMi^sst  $ 25.00  5Q.OO  iOO.OO  F-OF**  m-  $21.50  43.00  86.00  INDIVIDUAL PURCHASES LIMITED TO $1500.  FOR FULL PARTICULARS APPLY AT ANY BANK  OR ANY MONEY ORDER POST OFFICE  11  C?" * <���������"���������*.������ .jf*. .K.***-* *  JAN.  9.   1917  Ottawa  Fernie had 17   fires   in  1916  with  loss of $16,000, on which $10,000 of ii  surance was carried.  SaXE���������Can be seen  Farm.���������O.     JtJiaiTr,  Collections for electric light and  water at Grand Forks last year were  $1000 greater than in 1915. _^~  Dui-ing 1916 Trail smelter employees  contributed over $53,0*00 to various  patriotic funds in that city.  On January 10th there were 206  phones in use at Trail as compared  with 108 in January previous.  The ladies guild of Cranbrook Eng  Iish Church, which boasts   a membership of 42, made $1185 last year.  49 pupils at the Grand Forks school  will take the government ;ipple packing course which opens Monday.  Trail   Presbyterians are arranging!  to build a new ehureh this year.    All  told they raised $2,189 last year:  Golden             J? JCJJ1.JJ  money  Good Cow Fob  at    Reclamation  Erickson, P.O.  Fernie Free Press: The Great Northern railway is evidently preparing  for a lengthy strike, having removed  every empty car in the local yards.  The C.P.R. also are reported to have  the largest stock of coal on hand they  have ever had and it looks as if they  were prepared to fight to a finish.  The M.F. & M. have cut down their  services to a minimum. There seems  to - be au uneasy feeling gaining  ground that when the men are prepared to-go back to work there may not  foe any work to go to.  GET  YOUK  The Bank of Commerce  ���������a   u������jvv  at  yicbx'x y iij(������    t4*   ^iftix.  mostly five-franc notes.  Pneumonia    was    responsible    for  three deaths in one day at Kaslo last  week���������making five for the uio  nth.  PI ii m hi hn  I lUIIIUIIIg)  Honoro!  UOiiuiui  tann  mm  Tmninrr  illinium  MM nth  IIUI*  onoir  iiouuii  Consolidated  Mining  Canada,  Co. of  OPFIOE.  TRAIL.  SMELTING   AND  & Smelting  Limited  REFINING   DEPARTMENT  BRITISH COLUMBIA  SMELTERS AND REFINERS  PUROHASERS OF  GOLD*   SILVER,   COPPER AND LEAD  CRES  TRAIL BRAND PIG LEAD,  BLUEQTONE AND SPELTER  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  tan. imiwjNn waijckr, o.v.o.. i.������..r������.  JOHN AlltD, General Manau^r. H. V. V,  r������.r!.1... Vrr-nXAfrx*  JONES, Asu't Gone ml Muiiuirer  UAPITAU $15,000,000     RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000  m^*m������mm****+m****mm**m*  FARMERS' BUSINESS  The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every  business, mciuuing  Blank sales notes  lacitiLy ior liitf  umibacuun oi   men   uaimiug  tne discount and collection oi sales notes.  ..re supplied free of charge on application.  The Trail smelter refines 17 tons  uOppei itttitty.  To date Grand Forks has contributed $828 to Belgian Roliof.  Trail Presbyterian Sunday School  has 100 scholars and 14 teachers.  Grand Porks school Is paying $1.70  a cord for its wood supply this year  Nelson Rapfcisfc ladles nld had a slim  year of it. They only raised $151 all  told.  .Tiis, O'Shoa has just boon appointed  city solicitor at Nelson at $1,000 a,  your.  Tho C.P.R. steamer Rossland sank  at tho wharf at Naktisy ono night hint  week,  To date 578 National Service cards  have been turned in to fcho j>oh|.������*������iimI.������mv  at Trail.  <i00 eleclric motovu from 4 to 1500  h.p. oapaclty aro In nun at Trail  smeltnr.  Tho ladleit hooltoy tonwi at Phoonlx  has won throo gamo������ thfw hoiukui and  low!, nono.  (.. (>. liKN N ttVV  Vlanacor  OroRton  s.vi  Bran nh  Ooldori'm OhlnoHo huislneHH mon nro  iillu-iviiiKiit loaHt$2 a month Ut tho  Patriotic Fund.  Only ono of fcho Grand Fork** hotolH  j������    > m     t   i       i     I J     ���������    ������������ <* u jj '������������������       ������  .........J     *-V.     ������.**^J.    \- ,.f   ..     ..\,^,...?i*    J.WJV    VJJV    #,������*>.,*.  mIv mrniHin of t(>17.  Nelson Presbyterian Church look in  15 new members last vear and paid  off almost $1000 on the church debt.  Grand Forks trustees are arranging  to purchase 3A acres at $2500 for new  school premises to be erected in 1918  possibly.  Trail'News: The average attendance  at the night school is from 20 to 25,  the forigners in particular making  rapid progress.  The English Church at Cranbrook  paid all its debts during 1916, with  the exception of a $100 loan from the  cemetery fund.  The manual training department of  Cranbrook school re-opened Inst week.  It has been  without a teacher since  | midsummer vacation.  Rogner Omtvedt. the world's champion   ski   jumper,   of   Chicago,    will  Knrfcicipate in  the ski tournment  at  tevelstoko this month.  At an expenditure of $50,000 the  experts aro agreed that Trail can  secure a half-millfon gallons daily  water supply from Cambridge Creek.  Grand Forks Gazette: The blooming of pussy willows on Thursday and  the flitting about of robins fchis week  presage the near approach  of Spring.  There is said to be sulWcient pulp  wood timber tributary to Bonners  Ferry to keep a paper mill going 20  years consuming 50 million foot a  year.  Although they have no pastor Blnce  last .Tulv the Baptists afc Nolaon keep  hammering awav with a membership  of only 42. $1108 all told was raised  lust year.  During 1010 thirPatrlntlo Fund paid  out ovor $41,000 to dependants at  Fornio, September was high month,  $3288 bolng disbursed to 16JJ families  with im children.  Herald: Tf all we hoar, or one half,  of tho Morrissoy Internment Camp,  is true, ifcn about time it was closed up  ior ro'iah-.s uiui tho Gfucurri takon in by  tho Bog-Catchers.  At Fornio, whoro fcho Red Cross gets  a monthly grant from a central patriotic fund, tho ludloH havo boon asked to npi od up oporafcionw* or havo  thoir money ollowanoo reduced.  Cranbrook Herald: A very material  Increase In iho hIw. of tho afcaff afc fcho  n ������n vj       m      ,       ).,:.:������������������   ��������� ���������., " ,,  ������������������, , ���������, .** .���������'. t "i /��������� j   ....- ���������.*���������.  *..'������*. .ik".   JJ������������(������|<.I   JIJ.lv    ������r������,������.������J   j,������j������j.*<u.> <jlu|/   ���������>������������.,������  ...  when (Iftoon extra oar ropalrora wore  put to worl;. Somo ofthojie taken on  aro local mon aud Homo como from  Winnipeg. Thoy aro engaged oqnln-  Ing  earn  with HUfofcy  appliances  to  I *-...���������.. ,'*^ l ��������� *��������� ^ ' ' ''''*'' ������','-.i>  p, ;��������� " .,".,. i...... . ...  ���������PI ill'**!,  Done   by,  W. B.'Embree'  Tkie satisfaction  of  work   wb"   done  in 'rtpj i>������n<? .-i.fter the price ip for������ro**en  A. Mirabelli  DEAI.ER IN  High classBoots and Shoes  -v.  Saddle and Harness*  Repairing a Specially  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, theNorth-  West Territories and in a portion of  tho Province of British Cohnnbiu, may  bo leased for a term of twenty-one  years renewal for a further term of  21 years at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than ������.520 acsras. v.Jll  bo leased to ono applicant.  Application for a lonao must bo made  by the applicant in person to thc Agent  or Sub-Agent of tho district in which  tho rights applied for aro situatod.  In surveyed torritory tho Ian<l must  bo described by sections, or legal subdivisions oj sections, and in unsurvey-  od torritory tho tract applied for sholl  bo staked out by tho applicant himself  JsJacii application must ho accompanied by a foe of $B which will ho refunded if tho rights applied for n.m not,  available, but not otherwise. A royalty  shall bo paid on fcho merchantable-! output of tho mine at tho rate of five cents  pei* ton.  Tho person operating tho mino shall  furnish the Agent with sworn roturns  accounting for tho full quantity of  murchantablo coal mined, ami pay tin  royalty thereon. If tho ooal mining  rights aro not being oporatod, nuch  returns shonld bo furnished fit least  onoo a yoar.  Tho lease will Include fcho ooml mining rights only, reatilndod by Chap.  27 of 1-5! George V. assoi.tod to 12th  .Tune, 1014.  For full Information application  Hhould bo mado fco tho Secretary of fcho  Uopartmont of tho Interior, Cttawa.  or to any agent or Hub-Agimt of  Dominion LandH.  W. W. CORY, Deputy JWuSHtorof  tho Interior.  ������j *"������  fY,.  ,..!,..���������.11 .  .. i r,  ,t****j.i.  advertisement will not Iw w.hi for.  -[mm  mm  ;"--**5f5**M  ���������ppm  ''PPPm  '���������'AAAi-Ai  m  ..';4sSi  {'"���������'jxtfjlm  '!?P't&M  P&&\  Trrii  mj^tt^immUt  "'������������������'-'���������^-,"''-������������������*-t:^-���������-���������"��������������������������������������������� ZTHE'RS&YiJBW. CB&STON, B. C*
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I ��-y  ^JjA*   ��� ���   m * *
OverwoTK, aacK ot tresa mr, mental strain or any sic&ness
disturbs their fanctions.    Stubborn coughs tear asd wea?
tKe. sensitive lung tissues*
Of Waste @a Farms
should he taken promptly for bard coughs, unyielding colds,
or when strength is lowered horn any cause. Its high
stufcritive value creates resistive force to ward oi? sickness. The rich cod liver oil improves the quality
of the blood to relieve the cold and the glycerine Is
soothing and healing to the iung tissues.
Refuse Alcoholic Sabstilnles Which Exclude the Cod Liter Oil. -��� ���
ci-ermasy Not Too Inviting j Czar of Russia
��� , Is Richest Man
Ov.:   of   4.000    Civilian?   interned   .n; ...
Britain, Only 2.200 Wan!  tc- ; Income Said to Be a Million or More
Go Back j Dollars a Day
..\:\er ,.*-���.���*.!'.ic-cd "cvi-jtiatu^^ |      N\>t Tvo eke teller,  Rothschild,,    Mor-
^'���.:*i.".!ch     tho   i.e. dhuu   <"''
President    Creclman's    Address    at
Winter Fair Directors' Luncheon
Eliminate waste on {he farm? was
the burden of thc address delivered
by President Crcclmau nt Uu- directors' luncheon of the Winter ..l-'air at
Guctph. In a motor run from 'I .cth-
bridge to Raymond lie had seen enough gleanings left on liie Acids to
feed thc peoph* of thut .section. Time
and r.pf.-uri he hud seen crrain poured
from the .spools tii" lU'fUo.rn ihrcshm-,'
outr'tt;> upon the <_>.roimd, to In. gath-
ered up'-later ou hy m:oop .-.hovels.
In Ontario, t'v-.*.-: tie nt Oechn'iu
said, there is frreat v.aste of manure,
while ir. parts of S-.YiL^ovlund aiul
h'raiuc- every particle oi' animal drop-
piotjs is saved. In Ontario, 'r':o, there
eould he made va.-th more-, productive,
li -would br* better also, the speaker .said, to feed ere>\-. in��" children on
oat.'ileal than to give too much meat.
-tales.
���:���:*  the
Vl'.Sull
the Urnta-d | j- a,�� nor Krupp. The ridu*M man iu
sits hav-v oc-ru nuido : die v,-orkl i.s" uo mere uuilli miHiou-
eu Ck-rman and i'-n- '��� uir0j v. horc wealth can h ��� I'stiniated
-.-:er.-   who  arc   more | )_,_,,    income   Ian   experts.      ile   is   the
CVar   oi   Russia,   aud   oo   "iM   living
CHILBLAINS
M+A
:do
and
;'   ;;C;'.        Ahout   4.0(H)
u-vr.cd   f.\   the   Us'"ted
/'0o   i'-ritis!'.   civilian.-.
tk-rmauw      V\ he ther
is sao.l
dollar?  a  day,
,vlj
���. -ei>
. :.-���   de
il
1   .
;.aeh  vhei:
Upon   'he
lindi.T-*  ;���
io  mcke
respee-
nei'l.'vd
thc  e\-
Knslly ami  Quit-fcly
Cured with N
EGYPTIAN
UN1B9ENT
Ko: So'.eby.MlDealtra
DOt'GLAS ik CO.
Proprietors
Nar>��njr��    ���     ����t.
There  Seems to Be  a  Good  Many
Contributing Factors
A  fanner ten years ago  eould -.^t
a  hired   man  at $15  per  month and
board,      The farmer now csiu i>;ct ,i
lined     maa     feu- less  than    $50 and j
hoard.    Farm products must pay rail- I
way   freights     boosted    by   the   fact
that railway men pet pay ucarly double what they used to.   From railway
Mations  in  cities products arc delivered   16   merchants-by   teams   Avho.se.
drivers are: i-elting higher wages, and
the  merchants arc paying* higher  wa-
ges     to   their   clerks     and  other  employee.'-.     Also   the   merchants'   rents
arc    higher    because,    buildings    are
more   expensive   owing   to   increased
wages    of  stonecutters,    bricklayers,
carpenters and plumbers.    And then,
ha*, xug  j/ic.'vmi:u  expensive  oiUii'iHigs.
we put on  higher taxes.    So, by the
time food comes into a household its
price has been affected by high cost j
on the farm, by -high cost of- freight,
by high cost of delivery, by high cost
of    middlemen  and    clerks, by high
rents  and high taxes.���Ottawa   Tour-
mil, '<
Relief at Last
i'eck leave    his  v.ido
.    1 rie   j.
t.TtU:
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mc-
Peiu'.':    macu*
ior  c-.v i iii.iTi>
tViO^j   vstabli*--:;
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Minard's   Li::fn\ent
Co*.vs.
Cures   Gargi
Haj* Se-?ds for Confetti
WYddhigs ir China aro irr^i-cd
by '"gJT.-hj-tv.-een?"���u.-u<s.lh the bus"
ol'i erc-ssir-s >'.'. tl*e di-'.ricl���who. p.ci
a com'i'.issic:1. *>:: 11 ������ c p.mo-.'ru. paid hy
the bridegroom io the i'lihei oi the
wedding dav the bride
.���Hi carried in a S��-d:ir��
���Pi.h red. At>yho:iy h;,.
��� back tt;e ch.air c:;.r-
a look at hcr. Hcr
...ely o:led,t '-.nd so all
p throve hii/^ced*; al
eh. On re-.ir.hiug the
:.u = band tin- 'Pride lias
tc c an did critic-isms of
ly. 7Te sir-ir-gc wed-
cousist> oi the hu~
cating rice from c-;d.
Of course, there i- ;���.
e- not cost much,  \cr
bride, ttn ihis > I-.id in red
chair covered
a right to tu
tains and tab
hair is clabo
llu- other g.
her, which s
homo of i; er
t<) Mihmii t'.-
die eii'.ire ie.'
ding cercr-iOi
band, and v,-!1*
other's bovvh
feast,  but it  <
i knows ins wealtli. His incom
; i ."��� be a million, or set
; v hic'ti enables one io e5tima*e longti-
iiy something like ten to thirty_ bih
! lions as the sum of his possessions,
; and this is largely guesswork.
I As head or the church, he controls
I the church property, amounting to
; billions. he owns in his name 150
1 u-diblor. acres, of laud, comprising
' tin,her, mines and agricultural lands
I >>*friciem to furnish food for even
!'.-*���. ch a r..>ilom lie receives frcun the
; stale. i.*r govermucnt, a salary of 10
; r.-illioi.  d'.dlar.s a ycuir.
Tiie  Czar pays more  lliau hi- ev.ni
j espouses.   He   maintains   his   palaces
| and   royal   residences,   a   hundred   or
j >���.'. and  takes care of the cost of the
\ households  of    all  thc  royal  person-
: ages     of  the  nation.     This    involves
| some  30,000     servants,  300     atilomc-
' biles. 5,000 horses and a  small army
; of soldiers    and secret service    iner?.
' i'lainly. he needs the money.
j  ���From  the  mines  of  Sibeida  lie  de-
; rives  a   royalty  upon   c-vei-**  ounce  ofl
��� mineral     mined.       The     agricultura1 i
���lands  are  rented and  the   forests  arej
' being  v. orhed  up  into  lumber.
From Another Angle
A?.:c<-: No man will ever dare to
trifle vvitii my affections. } have five
big  brothers.
Agues:     They'll   trifle     c.dvh   yours-
rhey'li   trifle #
sooner than they  will wiih  mine,
have   hve   li'.ilc  brothers.---New   "\
TilTifH.
"t��m
much?"
"Willi much satisfaction,
voor fellow."^
I
with,
think,
'.i  veas cured of  kheumatic t-Iouv -b\-
M'INARD'S  1.IN1M3*:NT.
"iiuiifax. /\NDKi-'.V\   KING.
i was'c-ared c*i" Acute Broncliitis bv
MINARD'S I-jIN IMENT.
l/A'.-COl..  C.  CRJ-AV   K'LvAD.
Sussex,
'I was  cured .of Acute  -Rheumatism
bv   MINARD'S  TIN J MENT.
'M;.rkham. Ont.    C. S.  lUf.t/FNG.
Tahefiekl.   One..   Pr.i.  ".   1907.
Child ren suffering from worms
soon show the symptoms, und any
mother can detect the presence of
these parasites by the writhings and
fretting of the child. Until expelled
and the system cleared of them, the
child cannot regain its health. Miller's Worm Powders arc prompt and
efliciei
of wor
children that are run down iu consequence.
Persuasive
Lticjo 'Tc'jioy was a hospitable soii,i
He wanted no guest in his house tc-
be stinted. ""Have some, have some,'*'
he invited cordially at the supper
table, sending around the platter for
die third time; "we're going to give
it  to the pigs any way."���Judge.   -,
ent, not only for the eradication   '��     ^
orms. but also as a toner up forin
r.r  wrti.--
:<iues   lo
rv   ry  Hi'.e.-!  i-  expected to conirihuf.---taking out
so.
���It
ji".-���I .ondou
An.i
;     Prou-ct tlic child from tltc ravages
jot   worms  by  using  tviodu.-r     uu.
I Worm   I'-.xterminator.     It is a  stand-
', jird   remedy,   and   years   of   use   have
; enhanced   its   reputation.
A   Streak   of  Luck
; Z\.n>. Exe: So you've got a :;:u"
| ge-veu aiter all. J thought \o\i said
I you couldn't afford one this fall.
|" Mr*-. Wye: So I did; but my hus--'
! band had "a streak of luck recemlv.
i He broke Ids leg the nex; day afte*f
an accident policy that
week.
behind the Times ,
"11 hear .that all of the cio;
ers are deserting the maga
write for the movies."
"You were misinformed: thc clever
v.rilers haven't been in the magazines
for  some   time .now.���Tuck.
The Cost of Newspapers j
An extraordinary increase in the
price of thc white paper^on which
newspapers are printed���technically
called news-print���b forcing drastic
measures by United States newspapers in the direction of cither economy or increased price, or both. Ifn
a word, nev.s-print has gone up in
price from 60 per cent, on the largest
contracts to 100 pev cent, on smaller
ones, arid thc newspaper world is in
a panic. A similar conditio^ threatens in Canada and will prevail unless
some governmeut^action should affect the large export of Canadian-
made news-print to the United States
I and other countries abroad. Canadian
' paper mills at present are selling
abroad SO per cent, of their product.
���Ottawa "Journal.
Although pomcwliat increased iu price owing* to
the continued high, prices
. of Potash, Glue, and other
raw material, arc of the
usual high standard of
qualita.: vchich. has made
them famous for two-
thirds of a ccuUirv.
pay:
ol)
Stop    thc     Cough. ���  Coughing    is!
caused   by   irritation   iu   ilm   rer-pira-j
tor-   passages and is the effort to dislodge    obstructions    that  come  front j
inflammation     of  the  mucous
brane.    Treatment  with   Or. Thomas'
.F.ch
tion
will
no
etric Oil will allay tiie inflamm..-
v.vi(\   ii'   consequence:   the   cough
cease.    Try  it, and  von  will  use
,'the-r preparation  for  ���-. eohh
, No Hurry j
"3  hear  lhat you .get drunk,  Tom-!
Iciiis.      jTou   ought   to   reform,"
"No use, sir;  I'm too old."
mem-j     "o},^  -t-j,  ncver too. late  to mend."
'"In   that   case,   sir,      IC      can     wait
awhile."
ways
Tl
ear inose
is Winter
And Sliow Your Patriotism and Thrift
���Inexpensive Rubbers or Overshoes Will Protect Your Feet
The Neutrality     - /���
Of" Scandinavia
SltV-
^ The spectacular rlec hi leather prices 1ms ci
���nificaucc far beyond its painful effect on our persona!
expenses���it  is   t'ccovnino-  n   .son'-m--.   nut Iter   for   the
Government iiiul cur suldiers ;a. the I'Vont.
ri  leather  nutcli  -faster  than
f'he   resiryc^,   pnrtictihivly   c��f
S
.1 lie  war  re*,   using*
it  i*r   being  prfiduced.
!iiL:*l!9,r;t*adei leather, :.��. steadily dimmishiup;. H thc
poidiers-'fTfc to have plenty for jdmes and e(|(iipm'ent.
and if the (!overnjiicrit is to be able to procure it at
prices within reason> civilians imtsl. econouiixe on it
l:>    ihe:   lilP.ii.
This is thc reason well-worn shoes are no lomrev
a du-cvcoMi;, but an honor���an evidence that the wearer
put-:* patriotism before pride, thrift before vanity.
Fortunately the- prevail inr.;* moderate prices of!
rnbWrs aud overshoes make this practicable. In
most cases they cost little more than before the war,
and a ve)*y small expenditure for either will protect
the. dd 'hocr, pcrfrcily through thc winter, l:eep thc
fee-1 dry and comfortable, and guard the wearer's
lic.iUii. Many arc also following; the sensible course
of v. cat int; rubber boot.-; or "rubbers and poebs " for
wf>rki*io armmd the f-tablep, in the woods, or in the
f'u-ld> diiriu*.; lite, cold, wet weather. Not the* leatft of
their advantages h their cleanliness around the house.
rubbers or overshoes Is one of the rare
Initios   iiri   own   reward,   bu"   in
eon-,iderabh* money savin*.;, what
m ?uch  Poli.l  c<-mfi>rt as  a
Why Norway, Sweden and Denmark
Kc.-.p Out of the W-ir
j". {-ou.-idj-r'Miii- ;i chance of Norway
behi'4 drawii into war a. bolli.c*"crc-iit
fuain^t CJerjuany, f-ouu- facts appro-
]>e>- i.P the situation aft'ee.l;.i)j4 tlu:
siliiatiou oi" the three: countries that
c<jnipo?e the Seandii'hvviai- pact
������!>'������'.!.Id be borue iu rnind. All three
ei''.i*!iriv"> have agreed io maintain
th"ir neutralities. All three nations
:x\ rcapin.c ei:'>r.uj>ui'- .ioi!..u..;S oiil Ot
thc v
mo.-i
tr. espf cially Nnrwav,    .If is al-
corrcei     to  sua*   fi-.irt.une.-i     are
jii'.r'.h    ov.'r   niidit
'.riio- .voP!-lu-.t  i.--.
>i:o"-\"'.i
ek:e"!(:<
\
erirnij.
��� ���a*-e-s   v ii'.-re   \ irt in-
ad.!:i', ,\\  Im the \ cry
is   t'i*-re   that   afford
e.i i*.-i i pair (<f shoes?
���ell-
Savino;   ShotNLcatber   Is   a   Public
Service ar> Well as a Private Economy
,M>
in  the  rrOAvd-'d     Slock     h'.x-
:>f (.'liri.-tuiuia   e'.ory day. The
M't.-Marj-.H       earnpaitAn   Iin -;   net   terror
for the si��ei.'nhiior in bu\ i';i;.c and sell"
iip*   ship*.;  $efi,')0n.uiln   u'uvtli   of   *-lup-
pin;.' h;>:-  been siml.* b\   CJermauy,  bin
Norway   has   boutdil   more   than   thai
in  new   loniiatrc.     II1 c*i   Iniyi'u.',' af;ents
j-ii-e sei'-uriiH;" the world  for ships. Th<:
sain'    tippbc-   ii>    ;i    b'*sser   d(.'ri<.:e   to
Se.edeii. allhoiH'h her main .-"iiree c>f
S've.d'h  is iu  supplyinp."  I'rurmati.v   with
': i'oodMu'.T*-, in  reltiru   for which  she  is
| r;<*tiio,-..   (h'Vii-i.-iu   eoal,    iMi^l'ind   hav-
I inc.   :t>'i>pi-d   i..i    .-iipplie.i.      i leumailc
j.-   :i,.''.j.I'.i,i,   t.jbulou;-.  Mini:,  ii:   lu-r gcu-
( r'.d  lr-'din-''  v\-i111   (ii't'in.'i'i;,  Sweden's
���..*. mpadiii-s are mainly v. iih < ieruuuiy
o.'jii.i',     to  her   iraditioiiid    Ir.ur.'d   ed
Km-ida.    .1 >i notvivh,  lotihinj.-: ; I   Serli'ia,
J P.ehxiiuii   and   .h'uiuauia,   d.o:e   not   e\--
j ]'i'is:-     liej-   si'iiiime.iits      \ei'e   load'".",
| lluai|,;h iLu.-e ai'e  w iih l'i,. al'.ie:-. Xoi*-
! >��� ay i> hean  and :onl  villi (lireai   l'i"'
j lain   ami   P'rance,   bin   will   ma   .'inav.
,]'.']   j; iih   a'obt   i'f.min,.;   i;i   I'd: ���   :,   ridv
(j)  p,raiii   frou'i  a   liii-e.sher.
<enjo>, in your own home,
as smooth, clean and comfortable a shave
as the city man, or ar. anyone else in
this broad. Dominion ? Why Khoulda't
you own .ind use the keenest, speediest,
most convenient shaving tool in tho
world���the
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DEM
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TVIinanVs Liniment  Cures Distemper.
A'
1'oor XJ at rick
(���Id   bul   sturdy   I risl'iutii
u'm\  ii'fHii.-    n   reputation .   a
! ! ,   ��� :)-������  f'i*. en a  job v. iih
Ii fix. -. * ���-1; - : i< ,n     i-oimiaii e     ;i I
i 'rim e,  11 uili,    I )nr day  wii
.,,.     ! oi t< i      ih.ioi   usual   hi,-
j bhiei.     I l.i'i i;i ]-,    I K":ail     lo
, ,'i -   '. li<'   r hi'- i   x nei nee i    o uh:
1 !���'�����;��� ���'���  tin:     I ri- hm;in      i\ as
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I i'   a.      pi, :ii,,
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liie   (li l    I   i v ii'   h:,o'iie<
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The thin Gillette 131ade.fi, electrically hardened,
honed v/lth diamond dtu;!', .'dropped in v/ondorful automatic
machines, cany an edge whose uniform, luni ing' keenness
has never been matched. . The curved Gillette, head
holds them rigid���guarded.���adjustable by a turn of thtt
handle for a light or close, shave.
V/ith the Gillette the.re's no need Tor honing, slroppiii|;��
or careful v/oi kin^ round the oliln or angle cf tho jav/ I Thore
are no preliminaries���-the. ramr is ready for business���yon Just
pick it up and cihave, v/lth Iks eaay anple ctroke, In flv��
mhuitcr. or ler-j.
The Glllfttte "BulMoc", "Arlfjtoorat'" -and Standard Sets
cuv.it ,'i;:;���-Pocket tiditioia; ,1ki and $6 -Cornbiuatioa Sets .tb.GO
up.   At Hardware, Drue, Meu'a V/ear aud Jewelry Qtores.
Gillette Safety Razor Co. of Canada, Limited
Office *nd r*ctory: G1L1XTTF. BUILDING, MONTREAL. ������
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"���������������������������.'��������� L' ���������'"  ���������S^I^-l^SS^  HfiijJ??1  WPrmp^P''-?:  ���������mmm  W'  5'.%4>1������  eS,*-*'  D?/AJAAm!mmm  ?../ L^r, Ar-ArAAmUSS  " '   " ���������.".���������."���������--..-.-.-.���������s':r.^rj5?SKC  ������������������ jnlll������.lljwjlllll  fifAf  HID ynUUIH14UJ UF .DAllftlll^-  5  ads ntiPiNr th wim'tme was  :   AhC" dCLTliiu IU -1?In.. lllC WAR  THOUSANDS ARE ENGAGED  IN MUNITION WORKS  What the Allies Intend  Hall Caine, the Weil Known British Author, Paints a Vivid Picture  Of fche Awesome Sights in Woolwich, where Women Perform  Much of the Work of Shell Making  '���������      ���������      . ' ���������.'���������''    T  Firm Resolve to-Secure the Peace of  Europe for a Century  Two great forces rriake for the continuance of the struggle. One is thc  firm resolve of the allied powers that  will make its renewal impossible,  that will assure thc peace of Europe  for a century.    When    they    talk of  "crushing Germany;' the meaning is! Russian General Believes That  that the military power and the imh-J  tary   ideals,   the   Imperial arrogances  FOR Cabman a-dmc  ABSOLUTE DEFEAT   IS ONLY A MATTER OF TIME  Wc have uhvays been, proudly "conscious   of   what  the  sous   of   Britain  luwe been doing at the front.    Is il  not tinte we realized what the. dau*",;Ii-  ��������� tors' ot Britain are*"Uoing at home?  Though the vast Arsenal oi Woolwich is at our own doors, tew of us  who sleep in London have any real  sense ot its colossal presence, its im-?  mcu.se significance, the tremendous  force it stands for. Its origin dates  back to other.. war?, bnt when Nthe  present war began its workers were  only 14,000 in I all, without a woman  of their number. Now there arc 17,-  000 women and 50,000 men.  That is not all. . Notwithstanding  its fierce reality Woolwich is_ a symbol rather than a geographical expression. To that centre on the  Thames three and- a halt miles by  two and a half, with its" numberless  workshops, its endless avenues nnd  its hundred and twenty mites of internal railway, there radiate thc activities of scores of associate factories round about, so that 30,000 workers more, chiefly women (97,000 in  all), are feeding this almost fathomless reservoir. Woolwich is a great  mechanical octopifs with arms that  reach over, across and- around Loudon and  thc country about it.  Before going* into the women's  workshops you are taken to the  forges of the men, for it-is impossible to come to "Woolwich without  seeing the awful basilicas of bridled  force in which, the mammoth guns  arc created. Here is one of them, a  vast place, as big as Albert Hall. "A  cblossai Nasmyth hammer, with a  blow    of 40 tons,  is    pounding on  a  some great black monster she does  not seem to bc the. least afraid. Here  is another young girl who is feeding  a round disc with bits ot metal that  look like discolored farthings, and as  hcr own particular Caliban eats them  up it utters from its interior a hoarse  grunt that hits you like u blow on  the brain, yet she does not seem to  hear.  But most of the work done by the  women looks simple enough, and  seems perfectly natural to their sex,  although it has always hitherto been  done by men. One woman is turning  base plates for shells on a turret  lathe. Another is cutting copper  bands for shells from tubes. Another  is pressing the copper bands into  their places. Yet another is riveting  brass plugs on to high explosive shell  bodies. Some are drilling the holes  through the six-inch shells. Others  are rough-turning the shell surfaces;  and yet others are gauging and part-  ing-oit the bodies of the huge eight-  inch high explosives. Many are mak-j  ing shell fuses, a task in which wo-!  men have become amazingly proficient, and many mora are at work at  the inspection board, where, being  trained to the use of one gauge only,  they have developed an efficiency to  which men have- never attained.  All the women \*c*������ear the same uni-  fq^m, a khaki-colored overall girdled  at the waist, and a cap <~������f *he shape  of a bathing-cap. This is in the interests of safety, lest thc dress or the  hair of tiie operator should be caught  in  thc pulleys  and belts  of the ma-  of "Germany, must he destroyed. -In  Germany the chief motive for continuing the struggle is the desperate  need of the militarists and Imperialists to save themselves, the dread of  what they know will happen to them  when thc war ends in their defeat.  Jt is an interest separate and distinct  from the interests of the German  people. Could thc people bo made Jo  see and understand that tho dynasty  and the military aud agrarian classes  are fighting for themselves, not really  for Germany or for German subjects,  that the dreadful burdens they are  bearing-, the sacrifices they are compelled to makc, are not in their own  behalf, but to save the ruling classes  from overthrow, there would come a  day of reckoning in Germany that  would very quickly end the lighting.  ���������From the New York Times.  Enemy Never Had a Chance  Ot Winning, and Russians To-Day Demand Continuation  Of War to a Successful Conclusion     -  German General  Fled on Donkey  Was Disturbed at Breakfast By Rude  British Tommies  One German general in the midst  of war and frequent bombardments  was able to live amid peace and  plenty in a capacious cellar, with  -beer and much German food, according to thc story told by K. de Feu-  quicres,  in  the  Petit  IParisicn.  Tiie discovery of tbe general's subterranean quarters in Beaumont,  where he breakfasted every moruino;  in pajamas, caused much merriment  among the British soldiers. The commander was thenceforth nicknamed  "General von P.ajamas."  The place of honor on tiie walls of  not   altogether   negligible   advantage.  thick block of white-hot steel._  First ��������� in  the. eyes of thc male creature, of  chincry;   but  it  has  the   further  aud [the dining-room was given  io ?��������� pic-  a   gentle   tap   to  make  sure  of  posi  tion and then a thunderous thud that  makes the earth quake beneath your  feet.  A   few   moments  later   *-ou  are   in  being  extremely becoming.  Their hard work does not seem to  be doing much harm to their health,  foi their eyes are bright, their checks  are  fresh,    and tliere    is  hardly any  ..another vast forge, but here there is ��������� evidence of fatigue among t hem.-The > foo  liet-rrly  no  noise and hardly any mo-j clamorous and deafening 'noise of thc! '^h  ture of the''*Kaiser,- beuearh which  was a keg of Muenehner brew, ll an Iced on "-each side by champagne, magnums improvised with cartridges of  a. "155" shell. Here the doughty general lived in line style, quailing the  celebrated  beer  nnd     dining  ou.   the  Canadians Achieve  Imperishable Glory  Play Part in War Which Will For  Ever Distinguish Thera  Lord Shaughncssy, President of  the Canadian Pacific Railroad, on his  recent return from England, and discussing the war, said: "Britain's forces are burning fiercely, creating  steel chains by which her integral  parts will" bc bound together as never before. It has been hcr boast for  years that only a 'silken cord' connected thc mother country with her  overseas    Dominions    and    colonies.  j. lts,t.   uuic   ia   petal.      j. lie   -.vjcj.   iins   U'--  monstrated  that  unity of c-nort  and  direction must continue.  "Canada has* assumed a heavy portion of thc burden of the war. far  I greater than anyone anticipated. Canadians have stood in critical positions  and have held them. They have done  men's work, fulfilling the terms of  the partnership that exists between  thc various members of ihe Empire.  Canadians have won a tiame which  will forever distinguish them. NeveV  will they bc confused with other nationalities ou this continent. Canada  will, in fact, be a senior partner in  the British Empire, bearing an equal  share of the burdens, reaping an  equal proportionate share of the profits and filling a prominent seat at  the  Council  table.  "Lloyd George's elevation to the  Premiership undoubtedly'is the outcome of a desire on the t>art of the  more aggressive party in :he House  of Commons to have a Covernment  thafc will prosecute the war with more  vigor.    Thc  change merely indicates  c! food hc had in a well stocked larder.  tion. A gigantic press of 4,000 tuns  power is drilling a hole through another enormous block of white-hot  metal. The great thing seems almost  as large as the facade of St. Mark's  at Venice, and.-not unlike -.1-in ��������� form,  although stark and black. Under its  . open arch, withoj.it a sound or the  appearance of a li3nd to guide them,  and with a motion that is almost  ghostlike, the great anvils with their  burning   freight   glide  into  position.  ���������A score of stalwart men, stripped  to the waist, stand round with long  iron rods and pinchers. They push a  thick black ring of apparently cold  metal on the top of the white-hot  block. One man stauds under a huge  clock with his hand on a lever.. No  one speaks. There is scarcely a  sound.    Presently there comes slowly  machinery,     its  mng  jar  ary.1  capture  re\  a ion  whirr   and   :1H this._  down,  as   from   thc  keystone  of   the', men inverted;  monster machine,   a   shining   column   "  of  steej.    It reaches  the, black  ring,  presses down on it, descends without  a pause to the white-hot block, rests  on top of it- for a moment, 'here is a  thud  as   of   something   falling  into   a  pit beneath , and then    the    column  rises,   the  arch  is  reopened,  and  the  ring   has   disappeared,  having  passed  clank, which make your temples  throb, sings (aftcr their first days in  the factory) like music in their ears,  and they would, miss it if it. stopped.  They work day and night, -in . two  suiits Oi j.2 hours eacu, with a break  of an hour for dinner and half o.n  hour for tea. Their pay, which is  usually by the piece, is generally  large, the minimum, being*, I think,  <a pound a week, and thc maxim um  live or seven  pounds.    ...  They talk very little���������indeed, hardly^ at all. Perhaps their work requires all their attention; perhaps  their spirits are under the ,-:pell of the  deadly things they are dealing with.  Some of them are wearing aver their  mouths and nostrils light green veils  that  arc  like  the veils  of Atab  wo  thai"  the people of Great.  Britain intend  lo  utilise     every  resource    and  every force  at  their com maud to insure victory. ;  "Britain  wants  peace   inst  as  soon  as   the   demands   made  by     her   and  ^r,      ,-.          .                    .. .        .      .     her allies    arc. won from    Germany.  The   General    was   m   Has     simple   A)lvthing lcss is uot victovv.  garb and his accustomed -lace  when       ..^h��������� maste.rn.l way in which  f*vit-  the   shock   or   the   hnusli   sued   rain  ...-,, ;, una;,ch 1C������, Ulc ^r ia no lcss ,,u.  began    _   He  had-  .-already  devoured pressive than the achievements at the  three fried eggs an<? was conlcmplat-j ,frcilt:    Hcr wcalth aml rcS0urces. are  mg a siice  ox  nam      He  bellowed i  almost limitless and arc being fr  command to his orderjy, .an old Sile-  siaj������������fpeasant.  "What  beasts  those   English  are!"  he shouted.    "Go see if they are not  reeiy  oihg to let me finish my breakfast  iin peace!" He had drawn a'glass of  I beer when a sergeant rushed' in un-  'announced.  "The English aro masters of thc  trenches! The village is about to be  taken!" he shouted' with a perfunctory salute.  Thc general swore like flic Flanders veteran  he  was, and  spilled  the  *rt.ed; others, in their inclif- DCer on llIS Pyjamas. Heedless of the  o danger, have tucked their accident, hc fumbled here and there  rs into their waistbsuids mid.   searching for his tunic,   it was not to  through the metal and dropped to the  ground below. The sense of silent,  irrestible, oceanic, almost motionless  power has left you breathless. . . ,  But perhaps the most awi.some of  all sight* iu Woolwich is Lhat oi the  big furnace house for mautif-.tcluring  the steel. 1 think 1 have witncFsed  in various parts of the world many  scenes of Nature in her wrath ���������  scenes of earthquake, eruption, tidal  wave, geyser aud boiling river���������but 1  doubt if I have ever been more H,v������:d,  more moved, ;\nd in a sense more terrified, than by the spectacle liere pve-  . scnted of the physical forces of Nature chained and harnessed to the  work of men.    .   '.    .  1.1 ut \\'i'ol*.vii*h has a wor'd of operations that are entirely suitable for  women, and in a few minutes more  we are in the midst of them. Tliere  is a new shop worked entirely by  women, having been built for Ihciii  ���������jince the beginning of the war, The  vast place covers an area which is up  paroni.ly as griMl; as that of Vnifnlgar  Square. Two thousand women are  here, and there is room for Hircc  thousand in ail. innumerable hit hoi;,  generally of small siw, cover the er-  nienU-d Iloor, with pulleys and wheels  spinning in thc air above tlicm, It  is a dense forest of machinery, pul*-  and   tIiiubbiiii;   and  whiniiq  Jerence t  respirators  are working with nostrils and mouths  exposed.  It is not for long we can hear to  look on a scene like this, ;-o tearfully  charged with spiritual as \v.rll as phy- *  sical tragedy, and when ayc ;.tep baek  to the causeway outside we 1 real In-  more freely.���������Hall Caine, iu Eondcm  Daily Chronicle.  be found, and the concussion of the  great guns had already given way to  the  crackling  fire  of Vines.  Tetherea-at the very doorpost <\.'.s   \  a fortunate creature whose..breakfast-  had not. been disturbed hy ������he!1tirc  or Highland yells. Jt was a lowly  donkey, such as carried.-, f.ig.its m  more peaceful times, and it munched  contentedly from a nosebag.  This providential beast proved Lo  be the means of the general's escape-.  'While his pyjamas flapped in the  keen air and liis slippered hods heal  a devil's tattoo on the flank of the  amazed donkey, whose nosebag, spilling grain at every jump, le.it an aii  of hihirilyvto the .scene, ili-j general  out-Gilpined John himself, and eventually arrived safe and .-.giv behind  his own  lines.  The. story was told by the Sil^ii.ii  orderly, for whom no .lonkcy was  provided. He, together witii ihe ham.  the keg, the .shells and ihe K.ai-erV,  picture, fell into lhe hand:!  tors;-  almost nniiucss and arc oeing  ; aiid gladly pledged.  i "This war is developing the individual, lyvcry* man, woman and child  must do a share. Women iu the  United Kingdom are taking men's  places at home. They have ���������demonstrated that 'the\r can do work men  hctetofore have done and just as efficiently. They work on the railways,  manufacture munitions, w the farm  work; in fact, there is notuiiig cv.cc.pt  the actual fighting in the ti-eiichca  that thoy are not doing. Every woman at. man's work puts *i:iothcr rifle  on   ihe  firing  line.  "As to Canada's future, 11 have .">.!-  ways been certain. The~war has only  hastened- developments. With a  population nearly equiv:-*i ;*it to that  of New York State, and ,\ territory  :irger   than   thc   "United     S'.'Ucs,   her  .Russia will*' save Rumania from liis  Teutonic menace, and next spring  will have the strongest army she has  had since thewar began, Gen. Brus-  siioff told Stanley Washburn, the  London Times correspondent, afc  Russian headquarters on the Carpathian front. Gen. Brussiloff commands all.,-the Russian armies that  made the' great sweep into Gaiicia  in the summer.        >  "I speak with authority when 1  say that from the common soldier  tip, thc ttnited sentiment of Russia is  that Rumania should be protected,  helped and supported in every possible wa}'/' said the Russian commander.  "The Rumanians must fee������ faith in  the great heart of the Russian people," General Brussiloff continued.  "They must know that in the efforts  we ard making to save them this sentiment is the dominant factor, not  merely a question of our own self-  intej-est to^protect our flank left.  "Rumania is now feeling for the  first time the pressure of war and.  the bitterness of defeat, but Rumania,  must realize that defeats are but incidents of a greater campaign. Behind her stands great Russia, ������,vho  will see that her brave little ally who  came into thc war for a just cause  does not ultimately suffer for daring  to espouse the cause for which ws  are all fighting:  "Personally, never since the beginning*'have I believed that the en-  -emy had a chance of winning. While  they are able to continue successful  offensives-.it is difficult for them to  realize that they are not approaching  a successful peace.   _ "  "This summer's operations mark  a definite period of defeat. That period dates from the time when the  Allies, co-ordinating their programmes, seized from the enemv the capacity for continuing the offensives  arid dictating their strategy to us.  "Fro"m the beginning of the operations tlfis summer on the Russian  southwestern front thc enemy haa  lost control of the situation. In.  spite_ of his superhuman efforts to  regain thc initiative, he has utterly  failed to do so. Again and again  on this front the enemy's design to  block our plans and throw us back  on the defensive has been ruined by-  the valor and fortitude of our heroic*  troops.  "Simultaneously our brave allies  on the west were beginning a auturner's campaign which must by now  have demonstrated to the German  high command that with all its material it can construct no defensive  works that the British and French  cannot     sure!v.     jf  <-.!r>������'?v    "������1 = -  possibilities are. vast.    Th : quality ol  ter fighting and her share in the war  surely, n siowiy, destroy..  Italy,   too,  has  had  success**-*.  ".If there remain any Germans who  are still hopeful of their cause, let  them realize that today, when the  Central Powers already have lost the  initiative and arc finding difiicv.Uv in  refilling their ranks, Russia "has"not  yet reached thc zenith of her power.  "Surely no intelligent German can  expect victory.    It is simply a qucs-  Live3tock Production      |  World   Will   Look to   America   for  Stock After the War  The whole world will look to this  continent, particularly Canada, lot  replenishing its supply of cattle,  which has been reduced to unprecedented proportions by the war, aud  means towards supplying rhis need  were outlined by 11. S.ArkclI, assistant livestock commissioner for tho.  Dominion, in evidence submitted to  the Dominion's Royal Commission at  Ottawa. Hc made, several recommendations. First wa.s an intelligent  system of handling tho industry.  Animal statistics were, needed, and  not  as  now  every  ten   yeaj-s.  Statistics should    also    V.how    tho  (|iiality aud conditions as wiM as th  liuniiici'  del'iiiile penous miring tne year lor|i i-i- to t ij, minion tons, praelic-  marketing cattle, so that tin: farmers ally a million tons increase upon the  could raise cattlr to suit that time, production of 101.*-..  Statistics .should bcncutr.tl ami not' The output thru was 3,-I00,O0i) tons.  biased for commercial reasons, in- The province of Nova Scnii. was the  formation  and   statistics  should  also, only province in Canada that passed  III?    |l(  or   cattle.     There   should   be, niK,   cinei   nunc      iuapecio'-  periods   during   the   year   fori!   1-1  to  -1   1-2  million   ton  Alberta's Coal Output Tncrcasmji*  Tho  output     of the   coal,  mines   J*i  the province of Alberta for the present: year js  estimated  by John   Stirl-  d   mini  be   supplied   regarding   the   condition  ,   ,.      ., i      , , ''"   competitive   rattle      l-ikbie-   comu-  mg  ami   tim.|j|.mi!..   and  whirring  aiid|...;os   sn..|,   ....  llu.  Af.,..,nlll,, '.'..,   (Il���������  tossing as  from  some unseen storm.'   'j  ;'    "^' ,' V    - -'W ���������������������������������������"-��������� *in<l ������������������������<���������  'ri. .. .   ���������      ..    ,-     . ,,. . \.jii11j.ii   r>i.iit.,s,  J.lier.*  is  at.   lirst  something r.o  in-   U)   j,  congruous     in   the   spectacle,     of   ,vo-   j,..lf.(.   ^nc   lccliuic,llly  men workini'  masses of powerlul ma-     ���������    . y   i..  ."iiinery   ior,   indeed,   any   machinery ���������'   '  it   in   prodiiction,   with   between.   live  and   siv   million   I.iik,     The ..afpnt   ,,|  the adjacent province of   Itritish  Co-  Fio.ld   offieers  ought J hmibia \vas_2,���������>0<),2}>(.) ton*..    This year  appoinle.l   in   Canada,   and   av| Alberta     will    again  be v'n-     second  liv.iii'ul     umi* ' l.ttgvsl   coal   producing   pre live      in  P:,; ;,,!.',.  more iortnhlaMc. than a ���������.���������������������������.:���������,*,iug machine) that for a moment, as you  stand at the entrance, the sighi is  '���������careely belie*, able. But you go in  aud move round, and after a wiii!.*.  thv astonishing fact nee������n:> perfectly  natural. Although most ol" tlu* machines in this shop are -iinail, some  arc largo, and a few alarming. Jlerv  ;- '.*. :���������'.!'* '";,: :: "ir! -.vr!;:!: ��������� ���������-,'.:���������? ,f '!:;���������*  lallcr Kind, a huge thing thai, has two  ������r.g al  j hlu i   .-hie of lier, and  l!ioii<;h ' a  yield   that  m!u: looks like a child in tin* jaws of   1" ���������' .o*.i*e.  lath/iicd   in   Cii.ii   J\iiia  to organize the export trade.  Illinois Man Buys Bi(j Alberta Ranch  An important hind transaction has  recently been closed by which W. .).  Alexander, of Sidell, Illinois, has pur-  t based a big ranch in .Southern Al  bert.iiii the _ vicinity uf 1 .cthbi nh-.v,  containing  -l/i-IO  acres.  Approximate-  1    ^OO     'i.������������������������(������>���������     ���������<<���������,.    mtlr\tff,l       .-,...,!���������.     In,.  I  drilling  n> \'l  i,ue .Wil-aei'<  I'his  past   vrar,  ,���������,,.,.,.',.>...������  ���������spring.  Im Id   of  -,,,'hc  a*, caged -12  1-J hi,  !,  ���������UOillS   iU   IMCWCjjIVj'.I'*  Thc woman of the house aii.."..ovd  the knock at the door of l'i.; tumbledown home.  "J low do you d..)?" said ilnt visiio..  "1 am AJi.ss Smilli, the school nurse,  and 1 have come t.> ;;iVe. y.iu ���������>. few  NUgt'r.siions  on   child   welh-r.''  "Ajj      ,.jv:mi "   ;i ii i wrvi il    ihe   ������t,   ,jl,r..  tlieerfuliy. "Wm d'ye Know aiioui'  V"ids? IhiM-n't 1 had ten, ;������������������>.' .;'.!:''  four o" thciu Hvin'i'"- Ilurpcr's Mar*  aiaue,  "A great deal of money and many  thousands of settlers havo already  gone to Canada from ^ the United  Stales," This investor finds thero a  good field for his wealth, aud tho settler a fertile soil for his plough. '���������Rewards have conic quickly to both.  Canada looks lo the United States  more than she ever did before, for  two reasons; ."Money and men are  ]*!'*">t iful here, and tin- sirmly from  overi-.wi;- i.; cut oh'.".  New Canadian Training Camp  A new Canadian 1 raining command  lias been established in the south oi  I-'.ngland which, unlike thc disposition  of lhe training division at Shortu'lifl'e,  i.-. io b,: made up of buit f.ilhi.'i .widely separated camps, with headquarters at Brighton, The hiss in com-  pneti)'';-:, however, ���������������'��������� ivor<* thrv.1 cv.u-  petisatctl for by the splendid location  of all the camps, and I lie. ample -.divv.  afforded for every* jTqiui'c.ncut of  training.  (jVneral M:ii*dougrd|, of ������Vf '���������:>,  tlu* general officer commanding,  made lor himself a splendid imputation uhile i*omman(liiig at Sliorn-  .-lilVe.    II.-   v\ill have  I.i<ut,-Col.  John  , i.   '���������  -������ j J J   ���������:���������.   :;i  hi  I.i}   ;-, ���������' I .���������':   I'Ult.i.l    r,i   (;>,..  tjrst   grade.     Col.  Spry,  :issi.*'tan1    id-  jili.nii.   *.|ii,������ i i j I Jiijiniyi - j_-1.: 1J c: I ai,   i.S   lo   be  chief administrative oft'icv.  Said SorncthinK Pleasant  Mother:   I'm   glad   you   had  a  till!..   .11    .In*   p.Ol.V   dn*r.      T   'lo|n  duct our offensive with an inferiority  of material and heavy guns. Next  year we shall have material in equality with thc enemy and a superiority  in human resources which will stt*ad-  ily increase as Wag as the war endure?.  "Thc morale of the Rusfiah peopHe  has been slowly rising for two years,  lt ia my absolute personal conviction  that if it were possible to takc a vote  of the entire population, 90 out of 100  Russians today would demand the  continuation of thc war to a definite  and final victox*y, regardless of it3  price.  "Our new levies each year are  equal to ths best troops. 1 believe  thcy^ are far superior to anytliinc;  which ihe enemy can find to amuS  against us in next year's campaign."  The Pfettiest Feet  V Swiss professor states that not  one woman in a score bar. ;\ perfect  fool, owing to the wearing of high-  heeded boots and pointed toe f-avT!"**,  Russian, vieiinan, American, Austrian  and Dutch women, he says, havo  broad feet, while those oi iMisHsInvo-  iucu arc  loo  narrow fo fulfill  cla*s!>  ��������� al .ii") -.. iii'.'.) I'-iinU'liuJi.-j. The \\,.,~  nien    of the   Latin    races,  exrlndiin*  ��������� ���������. < iu]i wo..nn, Ii,i\j: lik: bcni "oruicu  and therefore the. prettiest f.-rt, t!ta  professor says.���������London  Mail.  i c no 'mln i'  anl lo I-'.  Ij>-.. , i<'>  Marjoi ���������;,  '..Oul-'il        n  V e: i l.Me I  lots   I,.Ol''  ��������� I   lo  IsiC  ; ��������� ������h,  .���������ia>    .--->111<_ thin  mother just  '.'.tx'.C.  YOU  pU'.i--.  brf..iro  ., 1   diil, mamma.  I  milI,    "I    eu j.ter,1    my-rll  yU".\, Apjdi t: itc.       l" M al  o cat tli.m  1  'spectcd."  ���������i-5j:*������  fu a  cortain    r.hop    lianas  a  j*iamcfl  in   bluclc, reading  thiiHl  "Wc  ������'i*i; r*r t   to in form   jur  hoiioi-ed  cu-ilonurs  that our tfood  ami .(cenct*  .tie-:   irireil     \lr    l*r,.jli������    *>.r\ j - . .1   ^ l>.-  IIc wa.-i a noble iioul, ahvayn wllltiv.|  .nid helitful, but had hern !n*li**<������ fet  some time. May be hcU ill toiled  I'ay   wAi."  'ApA'-$i00  ~A������>::;;:-';&4i&m  ���������-��������������������������� ^smisik  ���������'fAApiSMl  A,AAj������SSi  '-'::'"-?.ii?!S>  Armm  Apmm  pppm^  fpPWm  AAAAlfM  iP'P&AM  '���������"^������������������������������������WM  -���������';l;'vfif|^|  ���������'.'��������� ���������:'"'*r:ff.-*:i  rrs'tm  lis  -''."^���������H'*;������i  t"'-v-r.^D  ���������p$M\  iii  ������������������:S}'$&M  '���������'ASM  PfM  ���������imm\  'r;$$l  mmmmm  gttBIMM Wmm*���������mmm*!*'mamm**l***'*a*'^*'mmmm-Mm--mmm*^ I ltj^^JJtla.lljj3Mg=iMgg^*'|gP^  " '��������������������������� r^f^SSK^ ^'-^ ���������?"���������''      ��������� V; v ���������/.v';: "-"^;'^ BETffiW-^  ll-'  ife.;  1B i' i   irtt    ' s  ii^ocai ana jrerscnas  Forestry Draft  C.E.F., is now  being recruited  ��������� if**       . a ins f*  ax wresion9De^8  All  information  from  O.O. at the Armoury,  Creston.  W-  Said Httle Nellie, one moru-  injsT after spending most of th**  night awake as her father and  mother and younger brother.  Tom, had coughed most all the  time. **I have  settled it u;>\v -  For father and mother i am  going to hvy a bottle of  White Pine and Tar Cough  Syrup, and for little brother,  Tom. aome Rexall Cherry  Bark Cough Syrup  then I shall be able to sleep tonight." And so she did. Do thou  likewise.    Por sale at  Greston Drug &8ook Go.  Phone 67  CRESTON  ! n  *���������*  r. eunug cs& m*  C R KS PON -       b.C  Head   Offices  CALGARY;   V \ NCOl ������������������  VE'R;  EDMONTON.  T)e*d**r> in  MEAT  Wholesale and  Retail  Fish.  Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  in Season  We have tht goods, and  our pr'ces are reasonable  Made by the old reliable  Massey-Harris Go,  m**Mm\  Don't    experiment   with  some cheap U.S. machine.  Get a Sprayer  that  in  guaranteed   hy   a  |       homeconcern in your  honie town, that will  work when yon want it.  *P  nro$tnnAiitQ &.������unnlyRn,  U  K. BKVAN. M^r  C. O. Rodgers was a business visitor  at Spokane a couple of days the early  part of the week.  Mrs. R. D. Cosson of Victoria arrived yesterday on a visit to Mrs. F. H.  Jackson and other Valley ffiends.  J. H. Lawrence, the Nelson accountant, is here this week fox* the annual  audit of fcjft* Canyon City Lumber Co.  The Willing Workers, the girls  Patriotic club, are arranging for a  10-cent tea some Saturday afternoon  toward the end of the month.  The first cougar to be shot in the  Valley this year was brought in on  Monday by Milt Beam. He������ got the  animal on the hill back of the Attwood  ranch.  At the meeting of fche Red Cross  Auxiliary on Tuesday afternoon the  ladies invested $30 "with the local  stores for a supply of socks for the  overseas soldiers.  Almost 300 of the 400 National Service cards handed out since January  by the postmasters in the Valley have  already been returned, and a few are  straRgiiug in every day now.  The ice harvest is on  ������h the Kootenay River at present, most of the cut-  tint" heisi"- done at the  Ferry channel  where the frozen fluid has a" thickness  of ten inches of the finest of ice,  Pt*������. Cory Dow, of the guard staff at  Botiningtpn; and a former Cranbrook  eitizmi. is hci������ and will do duty as a  military police during the tiiiiie the  Forestry unit is in training at Creston.  The Red Cross Auxiliary acknowledges with thanks a donation of $15  ! c-ish from the Creston band and  orchestra. Another donation this  week was a pair of handknit socks  from Miss B. Hurry. *���������  Creston had another cold dip on  Wednesday morning, wheu. the  government' thermometer registered  nine below zero during the .early  hours. Frozen water pipes are very  much in evidence as a result.  J. S. Deschaiaps, the Rossland  lumberman, was here on Saturday  looking oyer his loggiug operations  ne.ir Port Hill. Owing to altogether  too little snow progress is slow, at both  iiis camps on this side as well as at  Copeland, Idaho.  A meeting of the member's of the  Creston Liberal Association, and all  members of the party vvho wish to  join, will be held in Speers' Hall this  (Friday) "evening at 8 o'clock. John  Keen, M.P.P., will be present to discuss  matters of importance.  One advantage of the rather light  snowfall and the cold snap is to put  the field mice out of business. Last  year they did a lot of damage to apple  trees, particularly on the Swanson  raech. This winter ranchers have not  got trace of their activities at 1*11.  Kennedy & Mangan are picking up  all the available work teams in the  Valley for the haul of posts which  they are taking out on the Winlaw  limit. The pay isa.cent-and-a-quarter  a post, and weh jar some of the teamsters are making as high as $10 some  5*-l ���������>*������ -,*������o  * im y *.���������������  Geo. Ferguson, the Nelson liverv-  man, was a visitor here on Tuesday.  He made no purchases of horseflesh.  Every 'animal of this sort that can  stand up to a fair day's work has been  pressed into service in the extensive  lumbering operations in the Valley  this year.  About hiilf a dozen grown-ups who  have signed to take tiie apple packing  course with the Fanners' Institute  are wondering whether there will be  a special chiss for them later on or  whether they will get their drill with  the juvenile squad whose class is due  to start on the 12th.  MMMMfl  Considerable anxiety is felt for the  pussy willows, some of which wero  out in bloom on the Truscott ranch  last week, as woll as the robins and  meadowlarkR that have been with us  since early in the year. It really is  cold. Even Nelson admits it had it 11  helow on Tuesday morning.  Croston Women 8 Institute meets  for the February KHHsinn on Friday,  Feb. Oth. One of fcho features will  be a paper on "Canning Meats" by one  of the directors. There is considerable  general businosB to bo disposed of  along with whicli goes a plan of campaign for 1017 operations, and all the  members ave urged to attend  Tho Croston orchestra Is now enlarged to a four instead of a three-  piece ovgnni'/atlon. IViIhn F.. Smith Ih  now pianiste, replacing T. E. Goodwin, vvho is now playing the trombone,  with Messrs. Cuming and L. Mawson  violins. The addition of tho trombone  makes a decided Improvement according to those at the dance last Thursday evening.  Further word from Lieut. Crompton  confirms the report of Mrs. Crompton'fl  death as reported last week. Death  was diu* to collapse following an operation at .St. Joseph's Hospital. Victoria, on the 18th. She was conscious  almost to the end, unci received the  last rites of tho Catholic Church. In  addition to her aellvll.ien In the musical part of tho services iu Holy Ci-ohh  Church i.iie was aliio in charge of the  Sunday Midiool, and will be sadly  ������.������i..������-.���������<) \,t, ,,1* tlu. children of the  Parish. Their adopted non, Ft'iink. ia  lhu*. and will be looked after hy Lieut.  Crompton until nuch time iih he can  get a liome, together for him.  Miss Guntley arriyed from Nelson  on Sunday, oh a visit to Mr. and Mr-s.  O. C. J?1*ench at Cloverdaie. ���������  R. G. A. Hockley left on Monday  for Victoria, where he will spend a  short time on a purely business yisit.  Sergt. Crowe, pavmasier for the  107th Regiment, left on Wednesday  on an official busiuess trip to Victoria.  Messrs. Embree and Beam were trying their luck fishing through the iee  on Saturday. Their best luck was a  5-pound char.  Milch Cows Fob SAias���������Three of  them, Holsteins, and all due to come  iu in a few weeks.���������Canyon City  Lumber Co., Creston.  The vital statistics for January  show three births and two marriages.  The nee arrivals were all boys, while  Erickson supplied  both the weddings.  Mr. Edwaixls; who has had the position of assistant at the Canyon City  Lumber Oo, office for some time past,  left yesterday for Seattle, accompanied  by Mrs. Edwards.  The City Bakery is closed, Mrs. C  Smith and daughters, Vesta and Vera,  left on Wednesday for Moscow, Idaho,  where her son, Frank, is located at  present, on a farm at thai point.  Dr. Frank, the Nelson vet., was  here on Sunday on his way to Port  Hill to examine a number of horses  Mr. Bliss, who liyes on the Canadian  side near that town, was bringing  across the line.  For the ruasqueade ball in the Parish  Hall on the 14th it has been decided  that those in costume���������and they only  ���������will be allowed to dance up till supper time*. After lunch the floor will  be available for all comers.  A bean supper, to be followed by a  good programme of music, songs,  recitations, etc., will be given by the  Methodist Ladies' Aid in Speers' Hall,  on Wednesday next, Feb. 7th. Supper  from 6 to 8 p.m.    Admission 35 cents.  Cedar posts are stacking up in good  shape alongside the C.P.R. tracks  these days. The Kennedy & Mangan  crew is cutting about 3000 of them a  day, and if-the cars are available the  firm will ship 15 carloads the present  week.  Freight business both in and out of  Creston is the heaviest for several  years. For January, we hear the export business was more than triple  that of 1915, while the incoming  freight is said to be easily double that.  of last January.  Westbound passenger train is running away behind time this week.-  Tuesday afternoon's train went  through at 2.30 a.m. on Wednesday.  The cold snap on Wednesday necessitated putting two engines on the east-  bound as far as Cranbrook.  Capt. Forrester was a-Nelson visitor  on Friday taking his two prisoners,  Messrs. Can-oil and Learno to the jail  at that city, where they are to spend  two weeks for jumping their board  bill, and on which count they were  convicted here If'on Thursday of last  week. -  This cold touch and the occasional  snow flurries are causes for smiles with  the fuel dealers and the lumbermen.  At the present time the Canyon City  Lumber Co. has 26 teams .and the  caterpillar engine at work at log hauling, and are bringing in close to 100,000  feet a day.  James Elliott, Vancouver, the  official vvho keeps tab on the rise and  fall of the bigger streams in thispart  of B.C., was here on Tuesday. With  the aid of an axe and some considerable exercise he was able to get at the  gauge at the Canyon and take the information he was after.  John Keen, M.P.P. for Kaslo, will  be a Creston visitor this wdek. Ho  will arrive to-day and remain until  Saturday afternoon. He will be at  the King George Hotel jind is specially anxious to meet all those who have  anything to suggest pertaining to the  good and welfare of his constituency.  Recruits for the Forestry unit are  now being fed at tho armory on Fourth  Street. Chef Fraser is In charge of  tin* cooking and is dishing up some  splendid menus to those who patronize  the festive board. Ah soon as the  equipment which is on tho way arrives  the building will bo fitted up as a  dining hall and the whole troop will  bo fed there.  Top Cash Price  f.o.b. TRAIL, B.C.  WANTED for the Highest  Cash Price at Trail:  Green salt-cured Cow and Steer Hides  17c per lb.  Green salt-cnred Calf Skins under 15  pounds, 20 to 25c. per lb.  Green salt-cured Bulls, Stags and Ox  Hides, 12 to Wc. per lb.  Green and Frozen liide-H 2 to 5c, per  pound less than salt-cured hides.  Dry Flint Hides and Calf Skins, 20 to  25������. per lb.  Will also purchano Wool Peltn,  .Shearling's Wool and Mohair, Old  Rubber liootH, Old Copper and Bras/-.  Above pilccn Mubject to tlio (luctua-  tioiia of the market.    Coraespondenco  t������r������'ii,t,l,ly nml ������������lw������<������ffnllv iiiiswei-eil.  January 12, 1917  We are pleased to announce  that we have again received a  shipment of "OUR BEST'"' Tea  which we are selling at the old  price, 50 cents per pound. And  we ask you, who have not tried it^  to do so.  on Mercantile Company  LIMITED  yet the Indians tell us, and they generally know.  .m .'  If you were hoping to get through on a  makeshift last-year outfit you will hardly  be able to make it stick.    And why take  chances when we offer you  Heavy Woollen Socks, Arctic Socks and  Rubbers. Mackinaw Coats* Heavy Underwear, Woollen Mitts, Pullovers, Heavy  Shirts, Leather Gloves,  and Helmet Caps  BUY NOW.    You will save money���������and get  through  the  cold weather in solid  comfort.  On all these lines we offer exceptional prices, as we  have not room to  carry them  until next season.  Frank   H. Jackson  General Store Phone 81 ""*- Creston  Whiie the price of  Lumber  has advanced from  $1 to $2  per   thousand   feet   we   still  have good   No.   2  , Boards & Dimensions  at $11 per Hi.  m****mX**Mmm*mmm*m  Canyon City Lumber Company  LIMITED  ,u.ttt&i Mi������ JuvvtaMi** ������mtvtm-vt^i*ixmt'tittwmimH*te*^'*t*utm.���������it*t,iu-  miliiWiinil  SfflfiSH!  mmmmm  M*mmmmmmmm  m-mmmmmmmmMmmimMMmmmm  wmmwiimmmmmimm������,m

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